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  1. X 3! I use my trainer at least 2 times a week...

    X 3!

    I use my trainer at least 2 times a week these days because I have a massive track racing focus ATM. Riding the trainer lets me get quality training done with a minimum of fuss and time.
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    I live on a farm, so I have a nice big shed. In a...

    I live on a farm, so I have a nice big shed. In a corner I have my first road bike set up permanently on a trainer and a squat cage setup with weights and a bench. It's awesomely convenient being...
  3. Thread: Clyde Cadence?

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    I actually wouldn't say sprinters have been...

    I actually wouldn't say sprinters have been getting smaller. Most of them seem to be still up in the 90-100kg mark. The game now, with times being very tight and VERY fast for qualifying means that...
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    I was also going to suggest this, but thought I'd...

    I was also going to suggest this, but thought I'd scroll first to see if someone else had too and bingo! I run a road and a track bike and have separate bike profiles for each on a 510. Easy to...
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    Something I might add, that was a real eye opener...

    Something I might add, that was a real eye opener for me was just how you could function with just 5-600 calories in a day on the 5/2. Before I started I was literally crapping myself with how I...
  6. Thread: 2016 Goals

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    I wouldn't worry too much about standing starts...

    I wouldn't worry too much about standing starts on a trainer. While they're good to do, you just can't match the physical coordination component on a bike attached to a trainer. Do them, but don't...
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    A coach once prescribed me a roller session...

    A coach once prescribed me a roller session once/week. It was 20 min total with 5 min warmup and cooldown and for the 10min in between was an interval setup with a progressive increase in cadence....
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    Are you sprinting or enduro riding? If you are...

    Are you sprinting or enduro riding? If you are enduro, don't worry about straps. If you're sprinting, if you're a beginner, you still may not need to worry about straps. Keep your cleats in good...
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    I'm not sure if the IF had any effect on my BP....

    I'm not sure if the IF had any effect on my BP. Last time I had that done was about this same time last year, and it was fine. I can't remember the exact figures, as I've never had to worry about BP...
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    Haha the force of sarcasm is strong in this one!...

    Haha the force of sarcasm is strong in this one!



    Adding to this, there's basically 2 styles of TT bike. Long and low or shorter reach with a taller head tube. Bikes like the Cervelo, Felt and...
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    Personally, having now purchased some gear, I'd...

    Personally, having now purchased some gear, I'd be looking at ex NJS stuff phil_the_power_taylor | eBay Chainrings | NJS EXPORT

    Quality gear for a great price. Recently I purchased a pair of...
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    I'd be much more inclined to go for a profile...

    I'd be much more inclined to go for a profile design forward set seatpost Fast Forward Alloy Fast Forward Carbon Seatpost or another alternative would be a seatpost with a setback, but clamp design...
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    68mm BB drop. That bike's made for the street,...

    68mm BB drop. That bike's made for the street, not the track!
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    Do you have a decent timber and hardware supply...

    Do you have a decent timber and hardware supply place nearby that has a panel saw? One of my local shops did and I just worked out a cut list for them. I purchased a 2.4x1.2 sheet of 18mm plywood,...
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    Intermittent Fasting Methods | What Is The Best...

    Intermittent Fasting Methods | What Is The Best Diet Plan For You? - The Zone
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    From everything I've read, it doesn't really...

    From everything I've read, it doesn't really matter what crank length you use. You will adapt the gearing to compensate. A common thread in the scientificcy stuff I've read is that your limiting...
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    Have you looked at intermittent fasting in its...

    Have you looked at intermittent fasting in its various forms. I took on the 5/2 diet last year and lost 10kg in 10 weeks. It's a wellness diet rather than a weight reduction diet, although I still...
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    I'm not sure where things are up to in aero...

    I'm not sure where things are up to in aero thinking, but a few years ago when one of our club juniors was experimenting with his TT position, things were moving towards higher upper body position....
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    NOOOOOOOOOOOOO the internet will...

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOO the internet will implode!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Clydes can win races too! Just like some courses...

    Clydes can win races too! Just like some courses suit the little people, some suit us too!

    Last season was my best season to date. Competitive in my club's summer B grade racing where the hills...
  21. In the end, you need to go for whatever floats...

    In the end, you need to go for whatever floats your boat. If you don't like the look of it then it won't be a joy to have between your legs. Having said that, more importantly, you need whatever fits...
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    Echoing thoughts by many, you're definitely doing...

    Echoing thoughts by many, you're definitely doing something wrong.

    I've been riding road bikes since I was 140kg≈310lb. I started out on an aluminium frame and am now riding carbon at 120kg≈265lb....
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    Good choice, as used by Team Sky at the P~R Bike...

    Good choice, as used by Team Sky at the P~R Bike modifications for Paris-Roubaix | CyclingTips

    Take note if teams use such things on such a demanding course. P~R is well known for how rough it is
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    Just bend the ones you've got so that they grip...

    Just bend the ones you've got so that they grip the bottle tight. It's the very reason that pro teams apparently use the same style of bottle cage for the Paris~Roubaix. If they won't stay tight,...
  25. I contemplated going tubeless a while back. Price...

    I contemplated going tubeless a while back. Price of tyres and the potential mess turned me off. About the same time, I purchased a set of Mr Tuffy tyre liners. 2 flats in 4 years with those suckers....
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