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08-05-11, 04:17 PM
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Posted By DrWJODonnell

From what I have seen, flat back does not equal...

From what I have seen, flat back does not equal more aero. There are some very euro style super flat backed guys out there who do not test well in the tunnel. Think of airplane wing cross section...
12-30-10, 02:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,110
Posted By DrWJODonnell

according to the paper they are done all out, but...

according to the paper they are done all out, but my coach actually has me do them in a different way. We work them at CP1 power for the on portion and then soft-pedal or very low endurance for the...
10-28-10, 12:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,630
Posted By DrWJODonnell

I am not goint to read the responses mostly...

I am not goint to read the responses mostly because I am both lazy and tired. To be that far forward you need to work a LOT on core strength, even if you are already strong. I suggest riding...
10-28-10, 12:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,535
Posted By DrWJODonnell

Cranks too short. Arms too far forward. ...

Cranks too short. Arms too far forward. Headspace not correct if you are considering time out of the saddle. See you at the races. :)

Prius Power.
10-13-10, 10:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,874
Posted By DrWJODonnell

If you ask a rhetorical question, do you really...

If you ask a rhetorical question, do you really want to know the answer?
10-11-10, 09:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,874
Posted By DrWJODonnell

Just a joke mostly about the pharmaceutical...

Just a joke mostly about the pharmaceutical interventions. Alcohol IN COMPETITION is the only thing on the banned substances list really.
10-11-10, 06:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,874
Posted By DrWJODonnell

All of us seem to hate on doping yet you guys...

All of us seem to hate on doping yet you guys will dope to get to sleep? :-)

don't Work out in the evening. I am always keyed up for several hours after a ride.

Ice. Or a cool bath. ...
10-09-10, 07:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 802
Posted By DrWJODonnell

Maybe you don't quite understand what I am trying...

Maybe you don't quite understand what I am trying to do, but thank you for the advice. I agree that the frame is not the most important factor. For me, right now, it is.
10-09-10, 07:17 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,454
Posted By DrWJODonnell

I have to say, I don't KNOW what he means by...

I have to say, I don't KNOW what he means by efficiency, but my guess is that it has to do with being able to produce the highest wattage (and thus speed all things being equal) over a given time...
10-09-10, 06:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 802
Posted By DrWJODonnell

Somewhere around there...

Somewhere around there...
10-09-10, 06:34 PM
Replies: 151
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Posted By DrWJODonnell

I was going to stay out of this, but I am back...

I was going to stay out of this, but I am back simply because of my morbid curiosity (I know, Dr. Chung, that you will probably come up with some reason why the phrase "Morbid curiosity" should not...
10-09-10, 01:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 802
Posted By DrWJODonnell

Looking for something very fast to be used very...

Looking for something very fast to be used very little. Maybe just a couple of hours...

:-)

Seriously, thank you for the input. I am hoping to find what I need, but if I can't, I will buy...
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Views: 703
Posted By DrWJODonnell

Thanks guys. FGF will probably be the route. I...

Thanks guys. FGF will probably be the route. I will keep searching, and if it is legal, I may just end up pulling everything off of my P3 and setting it up as a fixed gear (assuming I can actually...
10-08-10, 06:42 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,454
Posted By DrWJODonnell

Since I assume you are here to be argumentative...

Since I assume you are here to be argumentative rather than helpful to the OP, I will try to satisfy you.

You are the king. You are correct on all counts. You are in line with the greatest of...
10-08-10, 06:34 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,454
Posted By DrWJODonnell

I will try to answer this for me personally. I...

I will try to answer this for me personally. I fatigue as I drop below 95rpm. That is to say, my muscular endurance is not as good, because higher torques are draining on my muscular system. From...
10-08-10, 12:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 802
Posted By DrWJODonnell

where to find used track bikes?

Ok, so I posted in the track forum, but I know some of you ride track. Where would I look online that would have a classified section for track that would be up to snuff with the likes of Slowtwitch...
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Views: 703
Posted By DrWJODonnell

where to find used track bikes?

Ok, so to preface this, I am a road racer and primarily TTist. I am looking to find a 54cm P3 track (T3?) and was hoping to be able to find the frame used. I know that slowtwitch and duathlon...
10-07-10, 10:18 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,454
Posted By DrWJODonnell

Sorry, you are right. I am happy to admit being...

Sorry, you are right. I am happy to admit being wrong, but outside of obree, I believe every hour record since 1937 has been set with a relatively high cadence. My mistake.
...
10-07-10, 08:50 PM
Replies: 151
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Posted By DrWJODonnell

Cadence may be a red herring, but there is a...

Cadence may be a red herring, but there is a reason that every hour record set in the last 30 or so years has been done between 98 and 101 for a cadence.

Here is the thing, for the OP, you have no...
09-06-10, 06:02 PM
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Posted By DrWJODonnell

I haven't stopped in in forever, but thought I...

I haven't stopped in in forever, but thought I would drop a quick line that some of you may find interesting. The Cypress entered a stage race this weekend. He won the uphill prologue, then the...
06-09-10, 05:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 754
Posted By DrWJODonnell

Discover: Gimbel's and Nyack. PCad will show...

Discover: Gimbel's and Nyack. PCad will show you the way. oh, and know how to get home on your own. You will need it.
06-09-10, 05:02 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,807
Posted By DrWJODonnell

To be a bit of a naysayer, I have ridden in a...

To be a bit of a naysayer, I have ridden in a fair number of "group" rides, and they never seem to me to simulate racing and the proximity racers have. The only way to get that kind of experience is...
06-07-10, 08:37 PM
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Views: 1,545
Posted By DrWJODonnell

It's a fun course. People want the Jersey and...

It's a fun course. People want the Jersey and the stupid little medal. Having said that, it's a cat 5 race. Expect it to come down to a bunch sprint (though the little hill at the end will...
06-04-10, 06:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,879
Posted By DrWJODonnell

To derail this thread further, I want to address...

To derail this thread further, I want to address the "little benefit from drafting" on a climb thing. I am a scientist (and a chiropractor...amazing my head doesn't explode, I know), and so I...
06-03-10, 10:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,879
Posted By DrWJODonnell

Advice or rather caution for the watts/kg people....

Advice or rather caution for the watts/kg people. My watts/kg are fairly good. I can't climb worth crap in a race. Reason? I am a TTist and I like steady climbs. Most races are a continuous...
06-03-10, 10:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 952
Posted By DrWJODonnell

Depends what you like, but I use Peter Cummings...

Depends what you like, but I use Peter Cummings www.Plan2Peak.com and while he will never teach you to be a better sprinter, getting you fit, and TT stuff is his specialty. There is also Ken...
05-20-10, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By DrWJODonnell

Plan on doing it. Should be miserable and doubt...

Plan on doing it. Should be miserable and doubt I will actually finish, but I should be good for three or four days.
05-20-10, 09:09 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,011
Posted By DrWJODonnell

You want to make it safe? Put a camera on the...

You want to make it safe? Put a camera on the lead car and the trailing car. Person who causes a crash is liable for everyone's repair bills.
05-20-10, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By DrWJODonnell

get the two teammates together in the rotation. ...

get the two teammates together in the rotation. when one of the teammates gets to the front, he attacks. one non-teammate just finished his pull and is tired, and the other non teammate is at the...
05-12-10, 12:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,437
Posted By DrWJODonnell

Jon Chodroff. Good friend/ex-competitor. ...

Jon Chodroff. Good friend/ex-competitor. Wishing him luck in a breakaway.
05-04-10, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,751
Posted By DrWJODonnell

What is your budget? There are options. ...

What is your budget? There are options. Nutshell version is any walkie talkie with a headset and a pushbutton on the mic will work. Some radios call this a PTT feature. Get something with a...
04-26-10, 09:49 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,647
Posted By DrWJODonnell

Wow. Took off a bit more than I had expected,...

Wow. Took off a bit more than I had expected, but thank you all for your insight. I am getting to know the pack out here, and recently, in a stage race here, Jacob Rathe (Jelly Belly) and I started...
04-25-10, 10:13 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,647
Posted By DrWJODonnell

Pack skills and testicle size.

Ok, not sure why I called it that, and mods can alter as necessary, but in reading some of your responses to the "hip touch" I wanted to find out what kind of people you are.

Let me explain.
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04-24-10, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By DrWJODonnell

I would say yes, but after my performance today? ...

I would say yes, but after my performance today? Well, lets hope I get stronger day 3.
04-23-10, 08:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,077
Posted By DrWJODonnell

My vote? Sit on and let others show their...

My vote? Sit on and let others show their strength. Don't go to the front and show that you can be a phallus. That's not bike racing. That's being a Fox News anchor.
04-21-10, 06:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,099
Posted By DrWJODonnell

I believe there is no minimum spoke count and you...

I believe there is no minimum spoke count and you can run trispokes or even discs under USAC for mass start. I would guess it would catch on if someone would do it an win a few times...
04-19-10, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 786
Posted By DrWJODonnell

I have always used Victory Circle. Great company.

I have always used Victory Circle. Great company.
04-19-10, 05:54 PM
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Views: 765
Posted By DrWJODonnell

VERY cool.

VERY cool.
04-18-10, 09:45 AM
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Views: 3,636
Posted By DrWJODonnell

The question I want to ask is, Are you...

The question I want to ask is, Are you comfortable? You look it, but it has been brought up before - your knee angle looks impressively large. I would say most fall in the range of 15-20 degrees...
04-15-10, 09:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,724
Posted By DrWJODonnell

Actually, I read two things here. First, yes,...

Actually, I read two things here. First, yes, you need to try to maintain a more forward position, especially heading into climbs. In fact, sounds like you are strong enough NOT to have to drift...
04-15-10, 02:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,424
Posted By DrWJODonnell

Still alive? I was beginning to wonder. Welcome...

Still alive? I was beginning to wonder. Welcome back!
04-12-10, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 916
Posted By DrWJODonnell

I always carry this in races and have even had an...

I always carry this in races and have even had an opportunity or two to use it. Worthy.
04-12-10, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 916
Posted By DrWJODonnell

I use this for training and for 23c tires, mine...

I use this for training and for 23c tires, mine get pretty solid, so I would think the 100-120psi range. But yeah, unless you are doing triathlons, you are done for in a road race. The only reason...
04-12-10, 12:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 613
Posted By DrWJODonnell

Read. Learn about the sport by watching (think...

Read. Learn about the sport by watching (think racing on TV or internet), reading (from books on racing), and participating. You are young. Continue to do well, continue to get stronger and see...
04-10-10, 12:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By DrWJODonnell

It's your first TT and you have no power meter. ...

It's your first TT and you have no power meter. You are going to go too hard early. That is a given. Just try to do as little damage as possible. Fact is that this is a short TT so be warmed up...
04-08-10, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 503
Posted By DrWJODonnell

Mmm. Chocolate. Yumm.

Mmm. Chocolate. Yumm.
04-08-10, 05:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,147
Posted By DrWJODonnell

And why exactly do you think there would be a...

And why exactly do you think there would be a lack of sponsors/financial troubles? Oh yeah. That's because half of the riders are off riding the Giro.
04-07-10, 10:47 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,786
Posted By DrWJODonnell

I thought that I had seen the change in the USAC...

I thought that I had seen the change in the USAC rulebook, but maybe it was just amongst the proposed changes. Glad they kept it legal. I will have to start using mine again. I just thought that...
04-06-10, 09:10 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,786
Posted By DrWJODonnell

Just awesome dude. Love it. Sad that USAC has...

Just awesome dude. Love it. Sad that USAC has banned helmet cams this year, but F*** them! That is an awesome video, and an awesome win, and really one of th eonly true ways for a non bike racer...
04-04-10, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By DrWJODonnell

yes. True talent but on track to making much...

yes. True talent but on track to making much more money in Law than he could have being a pro domestique.
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