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Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-14, 12:45 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,436
Posted By Forza

Downhill...62 or 63 mph...can't find it, here is...

Downhill...62 or 63 mph...can't find it, here is one where I was I was just around 61..do it a few times a year.

Bike Ride Profile | <Crack> Thank You Sir, May I Have Another (Hill) >60mph near...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-14, 12:33 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,872,946
Posted By Forza

Yeah, it's just bad composition on this one. Lot...

Yeah, it's just bad composition on this one. Lot of shadow / highlight detail, with a lot of distracting shapes / patterns and harsh sunlight that is out of balance. If you put this bike in front of...
01-09-14, 01:14 AM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,074,107
Posted By Forza

Wet ...

Wet

http://distilleryimage2.ak.instagram.com/e1c81c3e78b611e3b01f12266a69463e_8.jpg
01-01-14, 08:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,718
Posted By Forza

Just saw this...good timing. ...

Just saw this...good timing.

http://vimeo.com/82316652
01-01-14, 07:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,718
Posted By Forza

Lot of good points already in here..Up here in...

Lot of good points already in here..Up here in the PacNW, while not "cold" by standards of the rest of the country, we get the rain and we get short days due to how north we are, and even then they...
01-01-14, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,316,850
Posted By Forza

Nice! I've done Roubaix type races on my SL4 and...

Nice! I've done Roubaix type races on my SL4 and had zero issues with 25c tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-13, 01:00 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,872,946
Posted By Forza

I know, I apologized afterwards. :D It's just so...

I know, I apologized afterwards. :D It's just so easy to throw it up there while in the big ring with Di2. When you don't feel the tension like you do with mech, it just becomes another gear...that's...
12-28-13, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,316,850
Posted By Forza

One of them...(Audi is our title sponsor) ...

One of them...(Audi is our title sponsor)

https://scontent-b-sea.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc3/484738_665410830151274_834719995_n.jpg
...
12-28-13, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,316,850
Posted By Forza

Thought you might enjoy seeing it after it's...

Thought you might enjoy seeing it after it's second outing. Yeah, we get them to race them, not be rack queens! Specialized is, and has been, a great sponsor for us. FWIW, she cleaned right up. :)
12-28-13, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,316,850
Posted By Forza

Here you go! :D ...

Here you go! :D

http://distilleryimage10.ak.instagram.com/8abbcbba6ff211e3b5aa12644b575dea_8.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-13, 06:59 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,872,946
Posted By Forza

limited time on them. I like them, but i've...

limited time on them. I like them, but i've always preferred "ergo" shapes. I was iffy on the naked approach, so far no issues...comfortable to me, more than I expected. I'm sure I'll have more of an...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-13, 10:46 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,872,946
Posted By Forza

No garage door, sorry, was out riding. :D ...

No garage door, sorry, was out riding. :D

Team bike for 2014.

http://www.philipmacino.com/natalia_001.png
http://www.philipmacino.com/natalia_002.png...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-13, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 438,370
Posted By Forza

+1, the matte/matte looks cool.

+1, the matte/matte looks cool.
12-27-13, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,316,850
Posted By Forza

Eh, few early races up here in March and that...

Eh, few early races up here in March and that goes right out the window. Bikes look more like they came out of CX race, than road.
12-27-13, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,316,850
Posted By Forza

Kind of feels that way riding it. :D

Kind of feels that way riding it. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-13, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 438,370
Posted By Forza

Yep, exactly, the frame set comes with the GXP...

Yep, exactly, the frame set comes with the GXP cup adaptors. I don't know how it's different from a complete bike build, or if it is, if you are ordering a complete bike, or just the frame set.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-13, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 438,370
Posted By Forza

Hey there, technically all of the Spesh frames...

Hey there, technically all of the Spesh frames are OSBB, but come with the Delrin cups that make them BB30. I've used Quarqs for years and love 'em. The Quarq you see pictured is the Specialized...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-13, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 438,370
Posted By Forza

http://www.philipmacino.com/natalia_001.png

http://www.philipmacino.com/natalia_001.png
12-27-13, 01:11 AM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,316,850
Posted By Forza

I better produce this year... New whip for...

I better produce this year...

New whip for this season...I'll still race the SL4 too.

Named her Natalia

Frameset / 2014 S-Works Venge Satin Carbon / Red 52cm
Grouppo / Dura-Ace Di2 9070...
12-27-13, 01:03 AM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,316,850
Posted By Forza

Totally, I'm going to pick one up specifically...

Totally, I'm going to pick one up specifically for crits this year.
10-12-13, 09:09 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,839
Posted By Forza

I also notice a big drop off it handling ability...

I also notice a big drop off it handling ability from fatigue in the first couple of races of the season. When people get tired, they get twitchy. Seems like the first couple of races every year the...
10-05-13, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,316,850
Posted By Forza

Just showed up..Meet Natalia, My team...

Just showed up..Meet Natalia, My team frame/weapon for '14 and the 9070 (w/e-tube) group that will be installed. The other bits still need to come in from Spesh.

Cranks / S-Works
Rings / S-Works...
07-01-13, 12:21 AM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,074,107
Posted By Forza

70m/5k - Ambient road temp in Seattle area...

70m/5k - Ambient road temp in Seattle area 106+...yeah...

http://www.philipmacino.com/106.png
05-04-13, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9,304
Views: 3,634,426
Posted By Forza

Tour of Walla Walla Popped and rode solo at...

Tour of Walla Walla

Popped and rode solo at times in 30mph winds with gusts higher. This was the headwind uphill finish on Waitsburg Road Climb. Forecast was for Heavy Rain / Wind and temps in...
04-08-13, 12:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,254
Posted By Forza

Yeah, well..I didn't race this weekend, so I can...

Yeah, well..I didn't race this weekend, so I can omit and not be lying. :D I did get 60 tough solo miles in yesterday, wettest/windiest ride in years.
04-07-13, 03:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,254
Posted By Forza

Hida hit the nail on the head. Some of the guys...

Hida hit the nail on the head. Some of the guys are our team went down to Oregon to train for 4-5 days in prep/mini-camp for the Tour of Walla Walla in two weeks.

And sometimes you just never...
04-03-13, 11:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,062
Posted By Forza

http://wrenchbw.com/

http://wrenchbw.com/
04-02-13, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 20,449
Posted By Forza

yeah, two different worlds...With cycling the...

yeah, two different worlds...With cycling the goal is to focus on recovery, not pre-workout zap. Other things to look at are a high quality protein/carb recovery drink like Ultragen ...
03-27-13, 11:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By Forza

Flyer is up...

Flyer is up http://www.moestagerace.com/uploads/2/9/5/7/2957897/2013_moe_race_flyer.pdf
03-25-13, 10:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By Forza

I haven't heard anything suggesting that it isn't...

I haven't heard anything suggesting that it isn't on....The whole town looks forward to it. The twitter feed is usually only active during the event, IIRC.
03-11-13, 10:50 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,293
Posted By Forza

Sheesh, over-react much? My feedback was 100%...

Sheesh, over-react much? My feedback was 100% relevant and on point. Might I remind you that you're the one searching for answers on the internet? My point in saying that the thread is ridiculous, is...
03-11-13, 08:18 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,293
Posted By Forza

30-40 hours/week and a cat3? That sounds like a...

30-40 hours/week and a cat3? That sounds like a bunch of junk miles to me, and you think quantity is more valuable than quality. You should be able to get plenty of base in, in 20 hours or less.
...
03-02-13, 01:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,026
Posted By Forza

Locally? I can't think of one.

Locally? I can't think of one.
03-02-13, 12:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,627
Posted By Forza

Saw a dude a couple of years ago pulled from the...

Saw a dude a couple of years ago pulled from the 5's for wearing a Saxo-Bank jersey. I think it really depends on the official and how strict they are locally.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-13, 10:29 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,106
Posted By Forza

You can always use them for Halloween costumes....

You can always use them for Halloween costumes. :)

I know this is about your jersey..but I know somebody who has one of the Trek Discovery Channel Team surplus frames that he picked up new from a...
02-20-13, 11:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,898
Posted By Forza

Mutual of Enumclaw, WA May 18-19 (Was / Is part...

Mutual of Enumclaw, WA May 18-19 (Was / Is part of the Nature Valley Grand Prix)
Capital Stage Race, WA June 1-2

Tour of Walla Walla has already been mentioned...I'll be there; will probably do...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-13, 10:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,004
Posted By Forza

+1 I wear just my bibshorts and leg warmers (not...

+1 I wear just my bibshorts and leg warmers (not full tights) down to about 20 degrees. I have during those times actually put some embro (Mad Alchemy Medium) on my cheeks and outer thighs, if it's a...
02-09-13, 09:42 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,074,107
Posted By Forza

04:18:XX Saddle time, 83 miles, & 4.5k /\

04:18:XX Saddle time, 83 miles, & 4.5k /\
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-13, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By Forza

thinking slr01 with black saddle with debadged...

thinking slr01 with black saddle with debadged wheels..OP, the red inset was also available in white.

http://www.labicicletteria.net/corsa/2010/bmc/bmc_slr01_red.jpg
12-10-12, 11:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,543
Posted By Forza

Interesting that so many teams do champsys and...

Interesting that so many teams do champsys and have not much good to say about it..

I had really good experience with LG...moved teams to a Castelli sponsored team and have the full gamut of their...
12-10-12, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,316,850
Posted By Forza

SWorn

SWorn
09-03-12, 11:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,410
Posted By Forza

Here is a sample QA from a crit, as posted by...

Here is a sample QA from a crit, as posted by Hunter Allen on his blog. Funny, how close I was to this example in my time in quadrants...only saw this in hindsight..
...
09-03-12, 11:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,410
Posted By Forza

Wow, you are in Q2 a lot for a crit. I'd expect...

Wow, you are in Q2 a lot for a crit. I'd expect to see a lot more in Q4....Here is a QA from a P1/2/3 crit I did...My average cadence was 84 (non-zero / off).

http://www.forzavelo.com/wko_pr.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-12, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 438,370
Posted By Forza

Looks Gunmetal metal and not black to me. ;)

Looks Gunmetal metal and not black to me. ;)
06-03-12, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By Forza

Good list there so far...since you like the...

Good list there so far...since you like the hills/technical definitely look at Independence Valley RR..

Also you might consider that Capital Stage Race. One of the stages is the IVRR course...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-12, 01:11 AM
Replies: 26,827
Views: 16,853,423
Posted By Forza

My updated team bike '12 S-Works SL4 in Race...

My updated team bike

'12 S-Works SL4 in Race Black 52cm
Group - '11 SRAM Red, (except for the cassette, it's a '12 SRAM Red)
Wheels / Tires '12 Zipp FC 404 Tubulars /w/Vittoria Corsa EVO CX @...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-12, 12:26 AM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 438,370
Posted By Forza

I like it..few bikes actually have blue that I...

I like it..few bikes actually have blue that I find works well, this Orbrea does, albeit in a Boardman way...still dig it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-12, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 438,370
Posted By Forza

http://www.philmacino.com/sworks_zipp_low.jpg

http://www.philmacino.com/sworks_zipp_low.jpg
05-11-12, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,316,850
Posted By Forza

thanks. You know, I was thinking about doing the...

thanks. You know, I was thinking about doing the Beyond Blacks (was 90% certain), then I did a mock up in Photoshop, and they just didn't look good with that frame, but the Falcon Greys did. Changed...
05-11-12, 11:12 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,316,850
Posted By Forza

Latest race config...new shoes (404FC w/Corsa EVO...

Latest race config...new shoes (404FC w/Corsa EVO CX), stem, cages...functional stuff..

http://www.philmacino.com/sworks_zipp_low.jpg
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