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    Never understood this logic. If you don't like...

    Never understood this logic. If you don't like to ride, throwing darts or bowling is just as competitive and much safer. I do understand that there's nothing quite like bike racing, but there's...
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    Sort of. I race when its local and don't really...

    Sort of. I race when its local and don't really feel the need to drive 2 hours to race. Out here, you can race every weekend if you want. My neighbor does this and he basically has no time for...
  3. This is the Tuesday Night Series right? I'll be...

    This is the Tuesday Night Series right? I'll be up there next month and will most likely race, do you know if these races count towards USAC upgrades? Regardless, anytime I can race somewhere not...
  4. Its a good thing with that 5s power he only does...

    Its a good thing with that 5s power he only does triathlons. Maybe he can convince Usain Bolt to do marathons.

    I recently met one of the US Sprint Champions and his 5s doesn't come close to...
  5. 41 heh

    41 heh
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    The amount of cornering isn't important, my 10...

    The amount of cornering isn't important, my 10 w/kg over that distance is...

    brb, posting numbers on Strava, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, reddit, blogger, and myspace (lol as if anyone is still...
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    120m Team Recovery Ride.

    120m Team Recovery Ride.
  8. I don't think riding earlier in the day would...

    I don't think riding earlier in the day would help. In your shoes I'd just suck it up during the race and survive until you feel good.

    Being in your shoes that would be a no go for me. Maybe...
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    Lately I've been watching crashes to see if the...

    Lately I've been watching crashes to see if the person going down could have prevented it. Here it looks like there really isn't anything the guy could do; looks like the guy on the right had a...
  10. I use the same course, or did. Since it has 2...

    I use the same course, or did. Since it has 2 small descents that sap my power I may try to find something new.
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    Good ending to the week. Two hours of riding with...

    Good ending to the week. Two hours of riding with lots of intervals mixed in. Was pretty gassed and didn't hit most of the numbers but still good. I did hit a roadrunner! It tried running across...
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    He's right, 80% of the riders have never ridden...

    He's right, 80% of the riders have never ridden in a pack before but insist on jumping in your rotating paceline.
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    2:30 hours of riding with some intervals mixed...

    2:30 hours of riding with some intervals mixed in. After a month of minor injuries and depleted efforts due to overtraining today was a big test to see if I was going forward or back. Set a new 1m...
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    Remember there are two types of group rides;...

    Remember there are two types of group rides; competitive, and non competitive. The non competitive ones people work together and use the draft as a unit to go faster, or have fun. Competitive...
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    Funny, I could make purple popsicles at the age...

    Funny, I could make purple popsicles at the age of 7. Getting to black must require a pretty big learning curve.



    That's what I was thinking. People don't magically ride like Peter Sagan...
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    Didn't they try to get the ban Rose Bowl Ride a...

    Didn't they try to get the ban Rose Bowl Ride a few years ago after a bunch of walkers, cars, and recreational cyclists complained? I seem to remember a few walkers getting nailed after blindly...
  17. So long as its consistently accurate it really...

    So long as its consistently accurate it really doesn't matter what the numbers are.

    I finally dove in and got WKO+, my expert review is meh.
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    That was pretty boneheaded on his part. The...

    That was pretty boneheaded on his part. The other side was clear and there was no reason to cut you off like that. On the positive side, it sounds like you are okay.
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    Thursday Night Training Crit. Almost didn't make...

    Thursday Night Training Crit. Almost didn't make it because I've been babysitting a contractor all week and he insists on working late and missing lunches. The frustrating thing is just looking...
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    I think that's a good analogy. I'm a numbers guy...

    I think that's a good analogy. I'm a numbers guy and enjoy looking up my data almost as much as my ride, but its really just a very accurate effort gauge. Many guys are much faster that don't use...
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    Welcome aboard! Where are you from? Personally,...

    Welcome aboard! Where are you from? Personally, I find the best way to get to see if you'll like it and understand the concepts of racing are competitive group rides. The sport is much different...
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    Even after soft pedaling my last few miles I did...

    Even after soft pedaling my last few miles I did have my fastest solo 40k yesterday, which is good. Some of it is from pedaling my tail off, some if from a new position that would make CDR proud. ...
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    Safety doesn't trump ewang; cyclists could add a...

    Safety doesn't trump ewang; cyclists could add a few lbs of equipment and it would reduce their chances of injury by about half. However, our cda and speed would be worse. Wasn't it a major effort...
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    Intervals today, mostly 5m high / low. First...

    Intervals today, mostly 5m high / low. First real day the coaches session was something I dreaded and it didn't dissapoint. I'll be in the shower corner cowering fetal position for the next few...
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    Honestly, I'm not sure. For me there's nothing...

    Honestly, I'm not sure. For me there's nothing wrong with having one but the interview and research process was much more important. It seems like around here half the coaches have them, half of...
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