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Help me settle a Strava argument

Old 07-10-17, 06:23 PM
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Originally Posted by merlinextraligh View Post
Arguing over Strava results IMHO is stupid. ...
And get off my lawn.
Yea, well I think not having a mass start legal bike should be a reason for a flag.
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Old 07-10-17, 06:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Athens80 View Post
When people pin on a number, no one argues about the results.
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You are joking - right?
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Old 07-10-17, 06:40 PM
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Hey, you're already faster than your friend. Go after that other Konings fellow. Just 129 seconds over 15 miles-- less than 9 seconds per mile. Set it as a Strava Live Segment and go smash it.
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Old 07-12-17, 08:15 AM
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Originally Posted by DrIsotope View Post
Hey, you're already faster than your friend. Go after that other Konings fellow. Just 129 seconds over 15 miles-- less than 9 seconds per mile. Set it as a Strava Live Segment and go smash it.
haha funny you mention that. I just beat him last night

That guy holds all the Segments around here.

https://www.strava.com/activities/10...ts/26552045087

First time I have ever held a 30kph average for a whole ride. I don't know if it was coincidence but it was the first ride with my new Fulcrum 5s
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Old 07-12-17, 11:42 AM
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Originally Posted by rbk_3 View Post
Oh thanks for clearing that up. I just assumed they paused when your ride paused. Makes sense it keeps running.

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Old 07-13-17, 11:13 AM
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Originally Posted by Doge View Post
You are joking - right?


I literally laughed out loud at this one, with the pin the numbers quote!


I did a triathlon with some friends two months ago and we're still debating our times.


When I raced cars, same thing. Endless debates about why the times weren't the "real" times.
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Old 07-13-17, 11:25 AM
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Originally Posted by highrpm View Post
I literally laughed out loud at this one, with the pin the numbers quote!


I did a triathlon with some friends two months ago and we're still debating our times.


When I raced cars, same thing. Endless debates about why the times weren't the "real" times.
Both kids and family were heavily invested into sports - soccer and cycling.

The "beauty" if you want to call it that, of soccer "rules" is Law 5 makes the referee the only person that determines the facts of the match. If the referee says so - it is, even if video shows otherwise. Having one person just decide and then send everyone home is much more welcome now having seen both sides.

In USA cycling, especially at youth ages it got to almost every race being protested - to 10th place. This made race days take another hour or so for 9-14 year olds. Euro kids were more like soccer (no surprise) and were awarding cash 10 min after the finish. Seeing the lack of protests where cycling was biggest chilled son and me out a bit and we just started hanging around for results that were immediate and were $$ or podium. If there was a protest - we just left and read about it later.

Now places (outside the money/podium) can be off by 20 or so - nobody cares, it is not even discussed, wouldn't think to protest and would not hang around if others were protesting. Protesting looks worse than a bad performance, result. If someone says - "they screwed up the result" they are generally believed.
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Old 07-13-17, 01:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Athens80 View Post
When people pin on a number, no one argues about the results.
Tell that to Sagan and see how he reacts.
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Old 07-13-17, 01:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Stojcic View Post
Can a Tour de France rider pause the time when he cramps up or gets burned out?

That should settle this.
Actually yes, the peloton will slow if one of the contenders has to stop for about any reason, that would include a mechanical, cramps, even stopping to take a leak.
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Old 07-13-17, 02:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Stojcic View Post
Can a Tour de France rider pause the time when he cramps up or gets burned out?

That should settle this.
It depends. Is his name Froome?
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