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09-01-13, 09:12 PM
08-30-13, 09:15 AM
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Posted By cervelo-van

I started just over 5 years ago, I'm 58 now. I...

I started just over 5 years ago, I'm 58 now. I had not been on a bike for 40 years
It was a gong show at first. Now, I've averaged over 1000 K/month for the past few months, and typically top 5 in...
12-18-12, 01:38 AM
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Views: 598
Posted By cervelo-van

TrainerRoad.com

Could not find this term in the Search. I just started using it this week. So awesome. Makes the indoor workouts focused, structured and fun. You can do Power based workouts without a Power Meter. I...
10-24-12, 09:54 AM
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Posted By cervelo-van

Last night spin session 80 minutes. Focusing on...

Last night spin session 80 minutes. Focusing on cycling and running this year, no triathlon. Forgot what hard cycling efforts are like. Even 80% efforts hurt, though I guess a good hurt. Sets of...
10-18-12, 12:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,733
Posted By cervelo-van

A member of our club organized the Triple Crown...

A member of our club organized the Triple Crown for Heart for the past 3 years aiding BC Children's Hospital. I've done it the past two years. We finish at top of Seymour, end of paved section of...
Forum: Introductions
09-11-12, 01:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By cervelo-van

Back in it, sort of

Havent been on Bike Forums for several years, detoured to Triathlon. Recently diagnosed with asthma, so backing off and only biking and running now.

Last major ride was Mt Baker in Washington...
10-02-10, 08:07 PM
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Posted By cervelo-van

I think this is the way they used to change gears...

I think this is the way they used to change gears in the very early days :):)

I was on a group ride last year where a rider in front of me had his rear derailleur blow up, scattering pieces of it...
10-02-10, 06:15 PM
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Posted By cervelo-van

Today was a fun ride. Normally Saturdays would be...

Today was a fun ride. Normally Saturdays would be a long easy ride, though I don't know how to do easy very well. Instead, I rode with a small group led by a bike coach, and I really enjoyed it. My...
09-23-10, 03:37 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 12,512
Posted By cervelo-van

LOL, Radio Shack would love to replace an U23...

LOL, Radio Shack would love to replace an U23 phenom with a 55 year old never been.

Yes, this guy had a full kit, but was carrying a whole lot of extra weight up that hill too.
09-23-10, 03:18 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 12,512
Posted By cervelo-van

2K of single leg drills uphill. Not earth...

2K of single leg drills uphill. Not earth shattering but interesting as our Coach called this an "Easy Ride"

We passed this one guy chugging up the hill, I hope he didn't think we were mocking...
09-19-10, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By cervelo-van

Yes, the mind thinks I can still do 5:30 mile...

Yes, the mind thinks I can still do 5:30 mile repeats, the body thinks and declares out loud "No, your're an old fart now, slow down"

I do see some amazing results from people in my age group both...
09-18-10, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By cervelo-van

55 now

So, turned 55 on August 3rd. Did my first triathlon on September 6th. Sprint distance in Vancouver.

Weird that my swim was not bad, and it was something I struggled with all year as I was...
09-18-10, 08:48 PM
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Posted By cervelo-van

Ok, this happens often in Vancouver. You go out...

Ok, this happens often in Vancouver. You go out for your ride and it's pissing rain. Ride done, sun comes out, people wandering around in shorts.

Very easy 60K today
09-18-10, 08:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,620
Posted By cervelo-van

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii151/naftalimp...

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii151/naftalimphotos/SmileonwaytoWhistler.jpg
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09-18-10, 08:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,620
Posted By cervelo-van

I was one of those riders you passed on Sunday...

I was one of those riders you passed on Sunday going back in the rain ;-) Luckily it wasn't me that had the flats, two of my club mates did. I also stopped with another club mate to help a guy who...
07-26-10, 08:03 PM
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Posted By cervelo-van

Planned to ride the full 180K of the Ironman...

Planned to ride the full 180K of the Ironman Canada course in Penticton, BC together with tri club members as part of an Ironman training camp. After a swim workout in the beautiful Okanagan Lake,...
07-03-10, 06:05 PM
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Posted By cervelo-van

Love it!

Love it!
07-03-10, 06:01 PM
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Posted By cervelo-van

So, interesting week past. Before...

So, interesting week past.

Before describing this week, the week before I did my first time trial using my triathlon bike. It was great. I was worried about being able to get in and out of aero...
05-09-10, 09:28 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 12,512
Posted By cervelo-van

First ride up one of the local mountains (Cypress...

First ride up one of the local mountains (Cypress in Vancouver) this season, via Horseshoe Bay. Tired legs, so just ground it out.

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/32712675
04-17-10, 05:37 PM
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Posted By cervelo-van

Approx. 90K in wet and cold conditions. We have...

Approx. 90K in wet and cold conditions. We have been spoiled this year in Vancouver with a mild winter so today was a bit of a shock.
04-15-10, 09:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 869
Posted By cervelo-van

Hey OP, you live in the Okanagan paradise, no...

Hey OP, you live in the Okanagan paradise, no complaining allowed ;-)

BTW, lhbernhardt (Luis) rode the Pacific Populaire 100K on a fixed gear. Wow.
04-15-10, 09:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 869
Posted By cervelo-van

Hey OP, you live in the Okanagan paradise, no...

Hey OP, you live in the Okanagan paradise, no complaining allowed ;-)

BTW, lhbernhardt (Luis) rode the Pacific Populaire 100K on a fixed gear. Wow.
04-15-10, 09:02 AM
Replies: 24,324
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Posted By cervelo-van

First time formal hill repeats on a bike. Whew,...

First time formal hill repeats on a bike. Whew, that's tough, but it was a nice day in Vancouver so better than indoor trainer workouts.
Forum: Triathlon
04-11-10, 05:23 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,490
Posted By cervelo-van

I was supposed to do my first triathlon, a mini...

I was supposed to do my first triathlon, a mini (700 M Swim, 20K bike, 5K run) at the end of April, but injuries due to bike crashes have derailed that plan, so looking at something in the summer....
04-10-10, 04:57 PM
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Posted By cervelo-van

So, last Sunday I crashed at 70K of a 100K ride....

So, last Sunday I crashed at 70K of a 100K ride. Its an organized ride here in Vancouver. Not a race, but many do aim for a fast time. Very strong winds for several sections. Quite disappointing as I...
03-21-10, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By cervelo-van

Thanks. Oh, I will definitely do it again in a...

Thanks. Oh, I will definitely do it again in a couple of weeks.
Just have to HTFU and practice cornering.

Met some nice people so yes, will go out and hurt again.

The Novice races are short, I...
Forum: Foo
03-20-10, 11:07 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,426
Posted By cervelo-van

No to hijack the thread, but at our bike race...

No to hijack the thread, but at our bike race today, a bunch of bikers on choppers showed up. I guess they heard there was a race or they wanted to check out the hot girl cyclists ;- You know,...
03-20-10, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By cervelo-van

So, kind of dissapointed in myself about the bike...

So, kind of dissapointed in myself about the bike race. Then again, I was thinking about contending for the win.

Got out strong in first group, then with a long downhill, lots passed me....
03-19-10, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By cervelo-van

Its so nerve wracking not to know what to expect...

Its so nerve wracking not to know what to expect for tomorrows race. I looked up the results from the previous races this year in the series. One guy (who won) set a record for the time it took him...
03-19-10, 06:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,249
Posted By cervelo-van

Hermes, whats an Elite 5? Is that a Cat 5 who...

Hermes, whats an Elite 5? Is that a Cat 5 who actually knows what they are doing?
03-18-10, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By cervelo-van

Its a road race. Rectangular route so 4 turns per...

Its a road race. Rectangular route so 4 turns per lap. Apparently there is a rise somewhere on the route, don't know how long and how steep. Expect from 20-30 in the novice category.
03-18-10, 12:22 AM
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Posted By cervelo-van

Does a one hour indoor trainer session with the...

Does a one hour indoor trainer session with the triathlon club count as a ride?
03-18-10, 12:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 831
Posted By cervelo-van

I have both the 705 and 500. I use the 705 which...

I have both the 705 and 500. I use the 705 which I move between 3 road bikes and the 500 on my Tri Bike. For both of them, I really only use basic functions, that is Speed, Distance, HR, Cadence and...
03-18-10, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By cervelo-van

First race advice

This Saturday I will be doing my first bike race ever. Quite nervous about it. Any advice or suggestions are most welcome. One person told me to start at the back, less dangerous that way. Another...
02-12-10, 12:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,175
Posted By cervelo-van

I'm doing it. I did the test run last year, it...

I'm doing it. I did the test run last year, it was AWESOME. (other than the flat I got half way:cry:

Not a great picture, but I am the guy in blue with the yellow streak across the jersey in the...
02-07-10, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By cervelo-van

I was fortunate to do the test ride for this...

I was fortunate to do the test ride for this event last summer. Awesome. I'm the guy in blue at the back in this picture. This is close to the beginning, just as you go up a hill to the bridge that...
02-07-10, 04:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,821
Posted By cervelo-van

Indoor trainer session with Triathlon club. I...

Indoor trainer session with Triathlon club. I wasn't smiling once the workout started. I'm the one on the right with the red jersey.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4060/4337293812_3abc88970c_b.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-10, 11:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,655
Posted By cervelo-van

I installed one today on my new P2C. I have the...

I installed one today on my new P2C. I have the EDGE 705 on my other bikes. Like the size of the 500. Easy to set up. There is a bit of an issue with the sensors as given the tight tolerances on the...
02-06-10, 11:02 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 70,684
Posted By cervelo-van

I just got a link to pictures of a ride I did...

I just got a link to pictures of a ride I did last summer from Vancouver to Whistler. It was a test ride for the Whistler GranFondo taking place this September. Awesome views.
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02-06-10, 10:55 PM
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Posted By cervelo-van

Today was a beautiful sunny day in Vancouver so...

Today was a beautiful sunny day in Vancouver so 60K with the Triathlon Club. We have been lucky this winter, no snow so far in Vancouver, which is heck for the Olympic organizers. Whistler has snow,...
Forum: Triathlon
02-06-10, 10:34 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 333,648
Posted By cervelo-van

My new triathlon bike, just got it today. 2009...

My new triathlon bike, just got it today. 2009 Cervelo P2C. Now I have 3 Cervelos, this one, an R3 and and S3 :)http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2787/4336528936_e3b50ae118_o.jpg
01-15-10, 11:12 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 6,637
Posted By cervelo-van

Turn 55 in August, hard to believe.

Turn 55 in August, hard to believe.
01-15-10, 10:58 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,655
Posted By cervelo-van

Who cares? I don't cycle for other people, I do...

Who cares? I don't cycle for other people, I do it for myself. I have two Cervelos and I wear the Cervelo Test Team Kit quite often. I don't think anyone is going to mistake me for Carlos Sastre.
12-03-09, 12:26 AM
Replies: 24,324
Views: 2,262,250
Posted By cervelo-van

Indoor Trainer ride today. Whew! 20 minute...

Indoor Trainer ride today. Whew! 20 minute warmup, 7 minutes of ILD (Individual Leg Drills) and I suck at those. Then 5 X 5 minutes hard. I was ready to give up at the 4th set, but somehow hacked it...
11-29-09, 08:58 PM
Replies: 24,324
Views: 2,262,250
Posted By cervelo-van

Mixed weather in Vancouver this weekend. Saturday...

Mixed weather in Vancouver this weekend. Saturday was one of those rainy days that I describe as nasty-stay-in-the-house type of weather. Sometimes rides in the rain can be nice. Not Saturday. So, an...
11-23-09, 12:38 PM
Replies: 24,324
Views: 2,262,250
Posted By cervelo-van

Saturday was cold and wet and nasty. Did 1.5...

Saturday was cold and wet and nasty. Did 1.5 hours and called it a day. Sunday did 1:15 run in the AM and then 1 hour on trainer in PM. We had such a good summer here its hard to adjust to months of...
11-23-09, 12:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 784
Posted By cervelo-van

Just got this error when searching Fatal...

Just got this error when searching

Fatal error: Call to a member function allow_icons() on a non-object in /var/www/public_html/vb/legacy/thread.php on line 176
11-19-09, 06:57 AM
Replies: 24,324
Views: 2,262,250
Posted By cervelo-van

1 hour on Indoor trainer yesterday. Still...

1 hour on Indoor trainer yesterday. Still recovering from injury in crash 3 weeks ago. I have been able to ride and swim with a pull buoy, but not much running. Did my first 10K running race in about...
11-14-09, 08:17 PM
Replies: 24,324
Views: 2,262,250
Posted By cervelo-van

Well, its kind of wintery in Vancouver, sigh....

Well, its kind of wintery in Vancouver, sigh. 3:13 today for an easy 75K by myself.
10-26-09, 10:06 AM
Replies: 24,324
Views: 2,262,250
Posted By cervelo-van

Damn, crashed on some wet leaves with only 3K to...

Damn, crashed on some wet leaves with only 3K to go in my ride, just as I was warning my riding companions to watch out for the wet leaves :(

Landed on my hip and my helmet did hit the ground. It...
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