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  1. by your rationale, the world class sprinters have...

    by your rationale, the world class sprinters have always been that fast (being able to break low 40s mph) even before they turned pro...
  2. How do short intervals compare with low cadence...

    How do short intervals compare with low cadence training for developing the sprint
  3. overachiever. i would love to go there for my...

    overachiever. i would love to go there for my doctorate, but I have a better shot winning the lottery and getting struck by lightning in the same day

    why is living expenses skyrocketing? it's...
  4. bay area for grad school?? how dreamy. Berkeley...

    bay area for grad school?? how dreamy. Berkeley or Stanford, or one of those state schools?
  5. didn't keep up with maintenance or just bad luck?...

    didn't keep up with maintenance or just bad luck?

    also, what's your full time job? do you just own a piece of property as revenue on the side? just curious

    SF is hella expensive too. I say if...
  6. that's all? those are pretty small...

    that's all? those are pretty small differences.... that's pretty asinine how people pay double for a stupid carbon cage and a few extra bolts, zero difference in performance.
  7. I'm saying I don't want to use the third gear on...

    I'm saying I don't want to use the third gear on the triple. I'm worried about the spacing between the chainrings being different. even if the chainring spacing is the same between a double and a...
  8. ok well, in that case I'll get a rival or apex. ...

    ok well, in that case I'll get a rival or apex.

    the other thing I was wondering is if you can switch a double shifter and use it on a triple crankset, and vice versa. my commuter bike has ultegra,...
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    I always wear my helmet, even though I know Jesus...

    I always wear my helmet, even though I know Jesus will still protect me, not the Muslim Jesus, or the Jewish Jesus, but the Christian Jesus. If you don't believe me, just ask Obama. He's expressing...
  10. but they're so ****ing expensive. $800 a pop if...

    but they're so ****ing expensive. $800 a pop if you want a CHEAP one.
  11. differences between sram rear derailleurs (force, rival, apex)

    My racing bike has a force rear derailleur. After a couple of crashes, and a mechanical failure where the inner cage got SNAPPED in half and subsequently replaced with a shimano cage, I'm starting to...
  12. with a scheduled training plan I mean.

    with a scheduled training plan I mean.
  13. why not just ride your ass off and don wor bautit?

    why not just ride your ass off and don wor bautit?
  14. ooooookkkkkay don't matter to me, I don't have...

    ooooookkkkkay

    don't matter to me, I don't have a powertap.
  15. they have the 1 hour FTP, 45 minute FTP, 30...

    they have the 1 hour FTP, 45 minute FTP, 30 minute FTP etc. When someone says ride above FTP for 20 minutes, are they not referring to their 20 minute FTP, but rather their 1 hour FTP?
  16. if you're supposedly training above ftp, then...

    if you're supposedly training above ftp, then doesn't that contradict the very definition of FTP?
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    why did you get such a fancy bike if you don't...

    why did you get such a fancy bike if you don't plan on doing the long rides or races? it's kind of like going out hunting with a minigun.
  18. for relatively short rides (

    for relatively short rides (<40 miles), I often wear regular athletic shorts and underwear. for underwear, boxers are best, because the speedos make my ass hurt
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    how so?

    how so?
  20. I saw this Learn the difference! - Imgur...

    I saw this Learn the difference! - Imgur
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    kestrel rt1000 has a relaxed geometry, and is...

    kestrel rt1000 has a relaxed geometry, and is usually on sale online
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    price on the blue ninja 650 just dropped to...

    price on the blue ninja 650 just dropped to $2500... omg!!

    I need to see this bike
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    I did take the MSF course. before I got the...

    I did take the MSF course. before I got the motorcycle. I'm just trying to gather knowledge and tips on things to do on the street in order to stay upright
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    so is street riding a lot more dangerous than...

    so is street riding a lot more dangerous than highway riding? that's my impression because on a highway, the traffic is generally more spread out. I suppose being scared while riding is a good thing...
  25. Thread: pets NO WAY

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    I adopted a stray cat once. I would bother it too...

    I adopted a stray cat once. I would bother it too much, and it would scratch/bite me. When the old marks start to fade, I would go back for more, so my arm was perpetually covered with scratch and...
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