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03-09-22, 12:31 PM
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Posted By cmh

Heal quickly UmneyDurak.

Heal quickly UmneyDurak.
02-17-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7,025
Views: 518,747
Posted By cmh

From my limited understanding, most event...

From my limited understanding, most event organizers, particularly of small events like a bike race don't have much choice of what weekend they put it on. They are subject to when permits will be...
02-09-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,208
Posted By cmh

Hi tireheb - welcome to bikeforums. You've come...

Hi tireheb - welcome to bikeforums. You've come to the right place for some training advice and the first thing I'll say is that there are other people here that know more about training and train...
02-02-22, 02:00 PM
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Posted By cmh

I do think spending more time on a bike instead...

I do think spending more time on a bike instead of xc-skiing would make me faster on the bike. But, skiing is something I do with my wife and kids, and I think the core and upper body effort, (in...
01-31-22, 02:26 PM
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Posted By cmh

I've been learning to skate ski these last couple...

I've been learning to skate ski these last couple of weekends and it has been super fun, and I'd have to say a killer cardiovascular workout.
01-24-22, 10:18 AM
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Posted By cmh

My kids teams (soccer, skiing, robotics) all...

My kids teams (soccer, skiing, robotics) all force us onto different apps instead of using an email list and they seem to change apps every year - Instateam, shutterfly, blue sombrero are a few. As...
01-18-22, 02:41 PM
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Posted By cmh

Congrats on the sea eagle sighting gsteinb. What...

Congrats on the sea eagle sighting gsteinb. What an awesome bird.
01-03-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,757
Posted By cmh

Since this is a guessing thread, I'm going to...

Since this is a guessing thread, I'm going to guess that there are too many stoplights to do a good 20 min test.

To the OP - target 95% of your 13 min power in your 20 min test. If you are...
12-25-21, 08:52 AM
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Posted By cmh

Merry Christmas bikeforum friends. Hope you have...

Merry Christmas bikeforum friends. Hope you have a wonderful holiday that includes some bike time. Cheers!
12-08-21, 12:46 PM
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Posted By cmh

Wow - I've been off the forum (and taking a...

Wow - I've been off the forum (and taking a couple week break from the bike after CX season) and there is all kinds of good news -
Congrats rtc on the engagement!
Contrats KP on the fellowship and...
11-10-21, 02:05 PM
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Views: 1,219,805
Posted By cmh

Looks like a great trip Hermes!

Looks like a great trip Hermes!
10-27-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 32,350
Posted By cmh

Ah, the hazards of CX . I've been continuing CX...

Ah, the hazards of CX . I've been continuing CX racing this fall with medium results (last 3 races were 13th place of 40-50 starters). I'm not as fit as I'd hoped I'd be due to injuring my...
10-18-21, 12:17 PM
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Posted By cmh

Tmonk - I'm just seeing the post about your...

Tmonk - I'm just seeing the post about your father. It must be really tough as you are obviously very close. Hoping for a good recovery for him. Take care.
10-04-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 32,350
Posted By cmh

Raced CX last weekend, and twice this weekend. ...

Raced CX last weekend, and twice this weekend. I've been working slowly up to a race level effort since I strained my hamstring (and subsequently had back pain) at the start of August, so I'm really...
10-04-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,936
Posted By cmh

CX is alive and (mostly) well here in the...

CX is alive and (mostly) well here in the Portland. Our weeknight series was cancelled (I believe due to Covid), but there are races every weekend until Thanksgiving, most of which are less than 90...
10-04-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,117
Posted By cmh

You can absolutely race CX on an endurance bike...

You can absolutely race CX on an endurance bike as long as it will take 33mm tires (which it should). Worry about gains you may get from a bike with CX geometry when you move up to Cat 3 (if then).
09-21-21, 12:04 PM
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Posted By cmh

Best of luck with your recovery revchuck.

Best of luck with your recovery revchuck.
09-15-21, 01:28 PM
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Posted By cmh

Two years ago I raced CX on tubeless MXPs. I...

Two years ago I raced CX on tubeless MXPs. I wanted to get PDX's because they are about the most popular CX tire here, but my go to shops were out of stock, so I went with MXPs. Tubeless was great...
09-14-21, 12:19 PM
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Posted By cmh

Curious what kind of air compressor presta chuck...

Curious what kind of air compressor presta chuck you have coming from Amazon. I need one and reading reviews it is hard to tell which one might be decent quality, other than going all in on a Park...
09-03-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7,025
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Posted By cmh

A friend once told me that the key to happiness...

A friend once told me that the key to happiness in life is to minimize the number of internal combustion engines that you own. This friend owned something like 12 engines ranging from a weed whacker...
08-16-21, 08:43 AM
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Posted By cmh

Sounds like it is time to go tubeless :).

Sounds like it is time to go tubeless :).
08-12-21, 10:07 AM
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Views: 20,000
Posted By cmh

Weight popped up last week a couple pounds with...

Weight popped up last week a couple pounds with vacation last week and a lack of exercise due to my strained hamstring. So, I'm experimenting with skipping breakfast this morning. I gotta say it...
08-10-21, 10:20 AM
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Posted By cmh

Yikes, that sounds like a serious kink.

Yikes, that sounds like a serious kink.
08-09-21, 10:28 AM
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Posted By cmh

Strained my hamstring pretty badly a week ago...

Strained my hamstring pretty badly a week ago waterskiing. I'm an intermediate waterskier at best and we were skiing behind a neighbors jetski. I towed my 15 yr old around in the morning and the...
07-21-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,012
Posted By cmh

Us amatuers aren't the only ones racing on auto...

Us amatuers aren't the only ones racing on auto race tracks.

From this cyclingnews article:...
07-20-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7,025
Views: 518,747
Posted By cmh

You both hit on the issue - you only come out...

You both hit on the issue - you only come out with cash by moving to a less expensive location or a significantly smaller size home. Without that, increasing property values make us feel weathly,...
07-19-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 32,350
Posted By cmh

Hammer Crit in Portland on Saturday, 0.7 mile,...

Hammer Crit in Portland on Saturday, 0.7 mile, wide roads, non-technical 3 corner course.

Masters 35+, Cat 123 race, 45 min - We had 8 guys of ~40 in the field, so we should have won ... but our...
07-19-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 32,350
Posted By cmh

Great result ntnyln!

Great result ntnyln!
07-16-21, 12:40 PM
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Views: 1,219,805
Posted By cmh

Heal quickly FF.

Heal quickly FF.
07-16-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 32,350
Posted By cmh

Local raceway circuit race Tuesday (PIR), P123,...

Local raceway circuit race Tuesday (PIR), P123, 20 laps (~38 miles), 15th place of ~70 starters. We had a couple ex world tour riders plus a pretty big field of most of the local fast guys so I knew...
07-14-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7,025
Views: 518,747
Posted By cmh

Thanks psimet - I needed a few tubes anyway so I...

Thanks psimet - I needed a few tubes anyway so I placed an order and got a couple extra.
07-14-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17,214
Views: 1,219,805
Posted By cmh

I'm into the time of year when my training status...

I'm into the time of year when my training status decays due to racing and other summer activities. For example, this week I race Tues and Saturday. I would add a hard training ride today...
07-14-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 20,000
Posted By cmh

I had my annual physical last week and my Dr....

I had my annual physical last week and my Dr. ordered in EKG because my HR was 40bpm (this was via the SPO2 meter sitting up, it as 38bpm on the EKG when I was lying down), as compared to near 50bpm...
07-09-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7,025
Views: 518,747
Posted By cmh

Wow. Hope you aren't in that get up for long.

Wow. Hope you aren't in that get up for long.
07-08-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 32,350
Posted By cmh

The fun thing is the race usually has a good...

The fun thing is the race usually has a good crowd watching and cheering, so a great vibe. The crowd is mostly family, friends and racers in other categories but many folks bring a picnic out and...
07-08-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 32,350
Posted By cmh

Thanks guys for the congrats.

Thanks guys for the congrats.
07-08-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 32,350
Posted By cmh

Last race of the Mt. Tabor series. Small field...

Last race of the Mt. Tabor series. Small field this week in 50+ that started really slow for the first lap and a half - nobody wanted to work. So I attacked, and got away with 5 others. Two of us...
07-07-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,012
Posted By cmh

My understanding from chit-chat with other racers...

My understanding from chit-chat with other racers and promoters is that the races at PIR (Portland International Raceway) are relatively inexpensive to put on. You do have to pay track fees, but no...
07-06-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 20,000
Posted By cmh

Holding steady in the 166-168lb range over the...

Holding steady in the 166-168lb range over the last few weeks - a good race weight for me.
07-05-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,012
Posted By cmh

CliffordK you should get out and do this race. ...

CliffordK you should get out and do this race. You are right, the course is very not technical and is very wide. It does seem to be a pretty safe race, but crashes do occur sometimes. Being flat...
07-01-21, 10:01 AM
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Views: 518,747
Posted By cmh

I sold my 404 tubies when I basically took a...

I sold my 404 tubies when I basically took a break from racing about 7 yrs ago, then when I started back up about 5 yrs ago I bought some lightly used 60mm Roval clinchers from a teammate for a low...
07-01-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 32,350
Posted By cmh

Race 5 of the same Wednesday series of my earlier...

Race 5 of the same Wednesday series of my earlier reports. 50+, small field (15-20 riders). I was beat in the finish by two riders last week that were both in this race. Last week's winner beat me by...
06-24-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 32,350
Posted By cmh

Race 4 of the Wednesday 50+ Mt. Tabor races - 3rd...

Race 4 of the Wednesday 50+ Mt. Tabor races - 3rd place. The field was smaller this week with several stronger riders skipping it to do a stage race this weekend, so I favored my chances for a 2nd...
06-22-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 20,004
Posted By cmh

Yeah - I do think it was unusual that the race...

Yeah - I do think it was unusual that the race didn't start out super hard. I was just pointing out that there are always exceptions. And maybe it has to do with my kids fitness - he is pretty...
06-21-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 20,004
Posted By cmh

My 17 yr old son did his first crit (Cat 4/5...

My 17 yr old son did his first crit (Cat 4/5 combined) last weekend. I warned him of the initial surge and told him if he is struggling, he should just focus on hanging on for one more lap. He said...
06-21-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7,025
Views: 518,747
Posted By cmh

Hope all the dads out there had a great father's...

Hope all the dads out there had a great father's day, and great father's day weekend. I sure did. I raced Saturday morning, along with my 17 yr old son, then did some kayaking and stand-up...
06-21-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 32,350
Posted By cmh

Red Criterium, 50+ (but field was combined with...

Red Criterium, 50+ (but field was combined with 35+ and 60+), 40 min, very non-technical course. Great race for my team, ok for me. I had a teammate that got away in an early break of 4 and stayed...
06-21-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7,025
Views: 518,747
Posted By cmh

Good luck hubcyclist. If you return the bike for...

Good luck hubcyclist. If you return the bike for a different mtb, then your wife gets the message that she bought you something you really want, just didn't quite get the right fit. Just make sure...
06-18-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7,025
Views: 518,747
Posted By cmh

Is that Northbrook?

Is that Northbrook?
06-17-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 32,350
Posted By cmh

Race three, 50+, in the same series was really...

Race three, 50+, in the same series was really hard off the line forming a break of 6 on lap one. This race I had a teammate who also made the front group of 6. He attacked with a lap to go...
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