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09-07-11, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 887
Posted By ridethatbike

You don't need that much in the tank to race CX. ...

You don't need that much in the tank to race CX. It's too short and intense to have a big heavy meal sitting in there. Make sure you are hydrated starting 3 days before the event.

I usually...
08-23-11, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By ridethatbike

I just sold a 2009 with a season and half on it,...

I just sold a 2009 with a season and half on it, with CK headset and Thomson seatpost for $650.
07-28-11, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By ridethatbike

it broke here: 212340 So the 8mm bolt...

it broke here:

212340

So the 8mm bolt broke, and is pretty rounded out on top of that.
07-27-11, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By ridethatbike

Sheared Force crank bolt

Last night I sheared the non-drive side self-extracting bolt as I was trying to remove the crankset. I guess this isn't too uncommon, thankfully. So I'm wondering how to get this crank off...do I...
07-25-11, 09:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,967
Posted By ridethatbike

I would say this, run them at a PSI where you can...

I would say this, run them at a PSI where you can see both tires just start to deform when you are in your riding position. That should be pretty safe. Latex will help as well. You will need to be...
07-20-11, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By ridethatbike

awesome pics. Looks like a great ride; I'm a...

awesome pics. Looks like a great ride; I'm a little jealous.
07-07-11, 10:22 AM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,188,118
Posted By ridethatbike

Ripped my legs off last night. I'm actually sore...

Ripped my legs off last night. I'm actually sore today, which means I probably trained hard enough. That doesn't happen often enough, thus my lackluster results this year so far.
06-01-11, 07:24 AM
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Posted By ridethatbike

Did a preliminary scout of a new hill ride by my...

Did a preliminary scout of a new hill ride by my house last night, commuted today.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-11, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By ridethatbike

None. You should buy mine on ebay. They are...

None.

You should buy mine on ebay. They are newer and stronger, and only slightly more $.
05-18-11, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,264
Posted By ridethatbike

I've heard them called lots of things, but never...

I've heard them called lots of things, but never a hairpie turn.

:p
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-11, 06:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,524
Posted By ridethatbike

I'm at 182, and have inflated my tires to 105psi...

I'm at 182, and have inflated my tires to 105psi as long as I can remember. Even when I weighed 220.
03-14-11, 06:16 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,188,118
Posted By ridethatbike

The whole length. From the arse/leg crease...

The whole length. From the arse/leg crease nearly to the knee pit or whatever you call it.
03-14-11, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,284,533
Posted By ridethatbike

Obi, I think your TT bike looks sweet.

Obi, I think your TT bike looks sweet.
03-14-11, 02:49 PM
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Views: 1,188,118
Posted By ridethatbike

I did it with in the saddle climbing. Obviously...

I did it with in the saddle climbing. Obviously I'm still learning how to pedal. But I have been stretching it. A little ice/heat might be a good idea. It already feels better today, but it felt...
03-14-11, 08:50 AM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,188,118
Posted By ridethatbike

Raced adequately (first evar road race), but I...

Raced adequately (first evar road race), but I re-pulled my hamstring. So now I'll be taking the next few days off, maybe a easy peasy z1 roller session. I don't need a lingering injury all season...
03-11-11, 02:51 PM
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Views: 1,188,118
Posted By ridethatbike

How is that possible?

How is that possible?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-11, 02:41 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,020
Posted By ridethatbike

I might have said this already, but awesome job. ...

I might have said this already, but awesome job. I've pimped velobeats on my blog, so hopefully you can get some more downloads from my team. Keep it up!
03-10-11, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2,350
Views: 92,313
Posted By ridethatbike

Dang. I didn't know they came that high. Looks...

Dang. I didn't know they came that high. Looks like I have more work to do.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-11, 09:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,373
Posted By ridethatbike

Correct. They are shamans.

Correct. They are shamans.
03-10-11, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2,350
Views: 92,313
Posted By ridethatbike

6', 181-ish. I'm not going to hit below 170, and...

6', 181-ish. I'm not going to hit below 170, and am really not interested in that. I just want a six-pack. My BF is around 11%, so it's getting there. I need to ride more, and I think once the...
03-10-11, 06:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By ridethatbike

Velocity A23 rims with your favorite hubs.

Velocity A23 rims with your favorite hubs.
03-09-11, 10:51 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,188,118
Posted By ridethatbike

Did Sufferfest - Angels tonight. Ouch. That...

Did Sufferfest - Angels tonight. Ouch. That hurt a lot worse than the TSS/IF would indicate.
03-04-11, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8,471
Views: 648,377
Posted By ridethatbike

I'd also offer that if you can calculate the...

I'd also offer that if you can calculate the percentage in dropoff, you aren't doing the interval hard enough. ;-)
03-04-11, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8,471
Views: 648,377
Posted By ridethatbike

You need to watch your power and make sure it...

You need to watch your power and make sure it doesn't drop off too much. There is a percentage of power that you want to stay within. If your power drops off too much, then you aren't stressing...
02-28-11, 11:00 PM
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Views: 1,188,118
Posted By ridethatbike

I did a 20' warmup on the rollers, followed by...

I did a 20' warmup on the rollers, followed by the Sufferfest Revolver. I actually felt good tonight, which was odd. Must be all the water I'm drinking.
02-28-11, 09:11 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 145,870
Posted By ridethatbike

That and Obi-Wan are my only hope.

That and Obi-Wan are my only hope.
02-27-11, 04:16 PM
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Views: 1,188,118
Posted By ridethatbike

did Sufferfest "Fight Club" with some of my...

did Sufferfest "Fight Club" with some of my teammates. Yeeeotch. Did sprint for 1100 watts after it was done, which was more than I've ever done on a trainer. Probably cuz I haven't hardly ridden...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-11, 03:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,399
Posted By ridethatbike

I think I'll paint my legs red. That's gotta be...

I think I'll paint my legs red. That's gotta be worth 10hp, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-11, 10:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,399
Posted By ridethatbike

wear rose-colored glasses. That's probably your...

wear rose-colored glasses. That's probably your cheapest option.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-11, 10:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,535
Posted By ridethatbike

I clean it when it looks dirty, which seems to be...

I clean it when it looks dirty, which seems to be nearly every ride. I use mineral spirits in a Park Tool cleaner, and my lube of choice is Chain-L (http://www.chain-l.com/). It's awesome.
02-25-11, 10:00 AM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,188,118
Posted By ridethatbike

45 mins on the rollers, increasing intensity from...

45 mins on the rollers, increasing intensity from Z1 to Z3. I then switched over to the trainer and tried to do a sufferfest vid, and the legs wouldn't cooperate. I felt pretty dehydrated, so I'm...
02-23-11, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,284,533
Posted By ridethatbike

More Jamis love...2011 Xenith Race. Well, the...

More Jamis love...2011 Xenith Race. Well, the frame is at least.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/_MM9zjVqNHmU/TWXUrf92bYI/AAAAAAAAAzw/ny1hf7yhxDY/s912/DSC_0060.JPG
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-11, 10:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,517
Posted By ridethatbike

I don't think anyone has ever done that.

I don't think anyone has ever done that.
Forum: Introductions
02-18-11, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By ridethatbike

Congrats, and enjoy your new ride!

Congrats, and enjoy your new ride!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-11, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By ridethatbike

Will do. I'd rather use the appropriate tool...

Will do. I'd rather use the appropriate tool then rig something up, especially on such a pricey component.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-11, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By ridethatbike

Thanks for the tips. I ended up just going for a...

Thanks for the tips. I ended up just going for a ride and it stopped working after 15 minutes, about the time I usually stop to adjust things. Seemed like a low battery kinda deal, so I replaced...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-11, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By ridethatbike

Edge 500/PT SL+ disconnect

I've noticed the last few times I've trained that if I get off mid-training session and take a 2-3 minute "break" (like to adjust my new cleats), the PT stops sending to the Edge 500. I can't resync...
02-11-11, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2,350
Views: 92,313
Posted By ridethatbike

Lunch: 189593

Lunch:

189593
02-09-11, 09:42 AM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,188,118
Posted By ridethatbike

Last night was 3x15 SST, followed by 15 minutes...

Last night was 3x15 SST, followed by 15 minutes on the rollers. TSS 94, IF 0.82. Not a hard workout by any means, but I had been slacking off the last few days so last night felt great.

I just...
02-02-11, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By ridethatbike

I'm using the same rims with a powertap system,...

I'm using the same rims with a powertap system, and they are great.

http://www.c-4bicyclecomponents.com/site/CA-24osl-Road-Wheel-Set.html?st=menuJump

A little wider rim is a great thing for...
01-29-11, 09:23 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,188,118
Posted By ridethatbike

48 mins with IF of 1.14. That was a fun ride,...

48 mins with IF of 1.14. That was a fun ride, but way too short.
01-29-11, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By ridethatbike

For those of us lazy souls that need to sleep in...

For those of us lazy souls that need to sleep in tomorrow, will we be able to watch "archival" footage or is this only live footage?
01-28-11, 02:49 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,188,118
Posted By ridethatbike

leaving work early to go ride. It's not going to...

leaving work early to go ride. It's not going to be a long ride, but a non-trainer ride nevertheless.
01-28-11, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2,350
Views: 92,313
Posted By ridethatbike

Agreed. It was probably highly processed food as...

Agreed. It was probably highly processed food as well, with lots of sodium causing water retention. Flush it out and you'll be alright.
01-28-11, 10:34 AM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,188,118
Posted By ridethatbike

1 hour of speed work. Apparently it is needed...

1 hour of speed work. Apparently it is needed since my form sucks. Good thing I have a couple of months before the real races start.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-11, 10:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 20,864
Posted By ridethatbike

I have one on my Jamis Xenith. I am running it...

I have one on my Jamis Xenith. I am running it with SRAM Red shifters, so I'm not sure about the Campy issue you raise. I will say the bars are super comfy, but maybe a bit flexy. I think you...
01-25-11, 04:33 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,188,118
Posted By ridethatbike

I was planning on that. My only question was how...

I was planning on that. My only question was how to calculate/find my MAP...is it my best 1 min?
01-25-11, 03:53 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,188,118
Posted By ridethatbike

MAP test tonight. ...

MAP test tonight.

http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRD0UCpA0Ag23QykOaUyLhnbW69pa8xljwBgJul82HOv9mjkYmoSQ
01-25-11, 03:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,619
Posted By ridethatbike

Good points! Especially the last one.

Good points! Especially the last one.
01-25-11, 02:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,619
Posted By ridethatbike

Lowering the saddle just puts more weight on the...

Lowering the saddle just puts more weight on the area that's already sore.

You can lower the nose on your saddle maybe 1 degree, that can help. Just make sure that it doesn't make you slide...
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