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    They are fixed gear-no freewheeling. but unlike a...

    They are fixed gear-no freewheeling. but unlike a FG bike you can adjust the resistance; method depends upon the model.
  2. Thread: Coffee

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    :thumb: And don't forget espresso!

    :thumb: And don't forget espresso!
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    Brag all you can-you're entitled:thumb:

    Brag all you can-you're entitled:thumb:
  4. Can only use this on a trainer, not on the road.

    Can only use this on a trainer, not on the road.
  5. Trainerroad.com will give you virtual power if...

    Trainerroad.com will give you virtual power if you don't have a PM. Lots of plans and workout programs. $100 a year or $12 a month. Their site has lots of information.
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    What kind of base have you been riding a week. ...

    What kind of base have you been riding a week. What has been your longest ride over the past several weeks. Have you ever ridden a century on a geared bike? Assuming you are young you can ride 10...
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    That's been my experience riding through rollers...

    That's been my experience riding through rollers on charity rides through rollers. They beat me down and I beat them up.
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    The Sella Anatomica might work for you as long as...

    The Sella Anatomica might work for you as long as you don't ride in an aggressive position. The nose of the saddle has to be titled up which is not comfortable for sliding forward and hammering in...
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    Sticky: Sort of. I did a 20 minute all out barf test on...

    Sort of. I did a 20 minute all out barf test on the trainer to set FTP for Trainerroad. Total of about an 1.5 hrs. It established what I knew-I produce negative watts:(
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    I also like DMT. See DMT | Competitive Cyclist...

    I also like DMT. See DMT | Competitive Cyclist I paid $250 for the Libra that's on sale now. If they have your size you may want to check this out. I've found CC's customer service to be good. ...
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    :thumb:

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  12. Before these it was hairnets:)

    Before these it was hairnets:)
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    get a bike that fits you and setup to fit you...

    get a bike that fits you and setup to fit you appropriately. from your post I think you will need help-local bike store or find experienced riders to help guide you. it doesn't matter what you buy...
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    If you want just to establish a base line of...

    If you want just to establish a base line of watts find someone approximately your weight and as fit or more than you with a PM and ride beside them. Take note of HR and watts. Try it again a...
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    What crit bike was that? I use to race (long...

    What crit bike was that? I use to race (long time ago) a Tesch 101 which was close to track geo. Great fun in the corners.
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    Is the bike a track bike or made as a fixed gear...

    Is the bike a track bike or made as a fixed gear bike or a converted road bike. In short do you have a high or low bottom bracket? What is the length of the crankarms? Tip: don't try to hammer...
  17. Don't jump in with crazy miles without building...

    Don't jump in with crazy miles without building up to the miles unless you want to risk injury and suffer needlessly. I'm old, and if you want to be an "old cyclist" use common sense and build...
  18. I'm with you bikepro-if I every ride it again my...

    I'm with you bikepro-if I every ride it again my goal would be to make the cut off time:) Leave the racing to the kids. BTW when I lived in Dallas I use to ride a lot through the Allen area either...
  19. I assume over 25 years the route has been changed...

    I assume over 25 years the route has been changed some. I called my old training buddy in Dallas and he confirmed what I remember-rollers and grades in the last 20 miles. After 3+hours of racing,...
  20. I agree they are "rollers" but if you are going...

    I agree they are "rollers" but if you are going fast enough and after a lot of hard miles in the legs they hurt. Try 25 mph up the "non hill" and see how much fun they are. But you are correct in...
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    1990 Hotter'n Hell Race

    I posted this on the road cycling forum a few days ago. Don't know if it is a violation or not to repost here but more riders here may appreciate steel bike, DT shifters 7 speed freewheels!

    "I...
  22. Really HOT! No water or muchie stops its a race....

    Really HOT! No water or muchie stops its a race. As I wrote in the youtube comment I was armed with 5 water bottles and shortly into the ride launched two of them when I went over a RR tract. That...
  23. 1990 Hotter'n Hell Race, or back in the day when real men rode steel!

    I just found this on youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNKSZ6vfCxo
    This was the first year there was an official USCF race and the last time I rode it. Steel bikes, 7 speed freewheels and DT...
  24. Thread: Today I (v2):

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    Blew the dust off the mandolin and played a song...

    Blew the dust off the mandolin and played a song with the choir in church. Emptied the pews-not sure what the issue was!
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    70 miles on the fixed gear bike, 2500 of...

    70 miles on the fixed gear bike, 2500 of elevation, keeping HR at or below aerobic zone so average was 120 bpm. 14 mph but the goal was time on bike (5:10) and HR zone not speed. I'm going to try...
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