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Old 06-24-13, 02:54 PM
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The thing that always occurs to me with this is that everyone incorporates lots of different speeds and effort levels into their training. Bradley Wiggins, I'm sure, spends some amount of training time going slow enough that we could pass him. At those times he would still be in full gear, and still on his $15,000 bike.
Luckily, Bradley isn't riding at the Lakefront or hanging out at BF. So it is irrelevant to me what he and other pro cyclists can do.

I am passing people DRESSED like professionals who do not want to be passed. I am keeping people DRESSED like professionals from passing me. And filming it. I just can't boil it down any simpler.
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Luckily, Bradley isn't riding at the Lakefront or hanging out at BF. So it is irrelevant to me what he and other pro cyclists can do.

I am passing people DRESSED like professionals who do not want to be passed. I am keeping people DRESSED like professionals from passing me. And filming it. I just can't boil it down any simpler.
That is boiling it down simply, but to boil it down simply and a little more accurately: you're passing people dressed like professionals who you are guessing don't want to be passed.
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That is boiling it down simply, but to boil it down simply and a little more accurately: you're passing people dressed like professionals who you are guessing don't want to be passed.
They SPEED UP to prevent me from passing. No guessing required. They start hammering as I close the gap. They keep looking back. Their heads drop when they blow up. They stop trying to keep up. This is how I know. I have video evidence right here! Look at it.
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Originally Posted by alan s View Post
Here are some numbers to look at.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Individual_time_trial
Here's something a little more realistic. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/...13_results.pdf
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Here's something a little more realistic. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/...13_results.pdf
Thank you for that.
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Joey forgot his inflatable backpack this time.
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Joey forgot his inflatable backpack this time.
Only on laundry day do I haul an "empty" pack to work. I filled it with those little packages of air some use as shipping material instead of Styrofoam peanuts 'cause I had some laying around the house that would be better put to use at work. Not exactly balloons, but less words to use in a video caption. The truth comes out!
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Joey: You need one of those tall flags like recumbent riders use. That would be sick!
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They SPEED UP to prevent me from passing. No guessing required. They start hammering as I close the gap. They keep looking back. Their heads drop when they blow up. They stop trying to keep up. This is how I know. I have video evidence right here! Look at it.
Wow dude. You're a stud. You should pin a number on and race for real. Then come back and let us know how many you passed.
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Wow dude. You're a stud. You should pin a number on and race for real. Then come back and let us know how many you passed.
Nope.... just a guy having fun.
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joey: You need one of those tall flags like recumbent riders use. That would be sick!
^^^ this
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Love the flag idea. Have to get a bud to follow with the camera. I have one geek hunting friend who can keep up. He has 4 young kids so it is hard to get together right now. Will work on that. He has a kid seat too and a son who says "bye bye" to everyone they pass. Maybe give him the flag, put a doll in the seat and scalp us some geeks.
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Love the flag idea. Have to get a bud to follow with the camera. I have one geek hunting friend who can keep up. He has 4 young kids so it is hard to get together right now. Will work on that. He has a kid seat too and a son who says "bye bye" to everyone they pass. Maybe give him the flag, put a doll in the seat and scalp us some geeks.
follow you.... Is the a relative term? Lol
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Just had a thought... there's a guy that rides around where I work every day with a ghetto blaster attached to the handlebars, cranking 80's rock music. Imagine what the geeks would think about getting passed by some dude blasting Kiss or AC/DC!
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Just had a thought... there's a guy that rides around where I work every day with a ghetto blaster attached to the handlebars, cranking 80's rock music. Imagine what the geeks would think about getting passed by some dude blasting Kiss or AC/DC!
Dude, you won't believe this, but I was just thinking about that Friday. I was in front of work and a guy came riding past me with a ghetto blaster in his backpack. It sounded really good too. So I had the idea as well. Speaker tech has come so far in the past few years. Do a Google search for "bicycle stereo system" and jump back! So many cool choices.

My song of choice would be "Cowboys from Hell" by Pentara.

Second in line: "Suckers to the Side" by The Mag Seven

THEN...AC/DC "Thunderstruck"

Give me some more tuneage ideas! Geeks too. Make some requests. What would REALLY aggravate you?

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My song of choice would be "Cowboys from Hell" by Pentara.
Haha that whole album was great!
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Originally Posted by JoeyBike View Post
Dude, you won't believe this, but I was just thinking about that Friday. I was in front of work and a guy came riding past me with a ghetto blaster in his backpack. It sounded really good too. So I had the idea as well. Speaker tech has come so far in the past few years. Do a Google search for "bicycle stereo system" and jump back! So many cool choices.

My song of choice would be "Cowboys from Hell" by Pentara.

Second in line: "Suckers to the Side" by The Mag Seven

THEN...AC/DC "Thunderstruck"

Give me some more tuneage ideas! Geeks too. Make some requests. What would REALLY aggravate you?
"Everybody Hurts" by REM...lol (with the tall recumbent flag)
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"Another One Bites The Dust", Queen
"Truckin'", Grateful Dead
"East Bound and Down", Jerry Reid
"Foggy Mountain Breakdown", Flatt and Scruggs
"Wabash Cannonball", Doc Watson
"Kiss", Prince
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Give me some more tuneage ideas!
Let's see...

Rage Against the Machine: Killing in the Name
Ministry: Jesus Built my Hot Rod
Slayer: Angel of Death
Iron Maiden: Aces High
Faith No More: Surprise! You're Dead
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Joey, one of the greatest benefits of geek hunting is that it keeps you young.

If you want to improve your training, try geek hunting on a fixie or SS.

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Joey, one of the greatest benefits of geek hunting is that it keeps you young.
Some would say immature, but I'll take young any day.
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Originally Posted by Mr. Hairy Legs View Post
Let's see...

Rage Against the Machine: Killing in the Name
Ministry: Jesus Built my Hot Rod
Slayer: Angel of Death
Iron Maiden: Aces High
Faith No More: Surprise! You're Dead
Forgot all about that one!


Molly Hatchet: Bounty Hunter
Iron Maiden: Run to the Hills
Deep Purple: Highway Star
BTO: Takin' Care of Business
Roger Miller: King of the Road (used in one of my traffic mayhem videos a few years ago)

For some added sarcasm: Black Sabbath: IRON MAN!

"Everybody Hurts" by REM...lol (with the tall recumbent flag)
That is almost too cruel. I like it.

"Another One Bites The Dust", Queen
How about "Another One Eats My Dust" by Microphone Jones

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I suggest Mozart.
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I suggest Mozart.
Classical? How about Ride of the Valkyries by Wagner? Flight of the Bumblebee by Rimsky-Korsakov? And for sure William Tell Overture by Gioachino Rossini

This is fun. Now I gotta get a freakin' sound system for my Italian Steel. That reminds me...Italian Steel by Baphomet's Blood (Kind of like Motorhead meets Iron Maiden)
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