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Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-07, 07:16 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,131
Posted By dbduke

There was a race last year with many crashes....

There was a race last year with many crashes. There was a turn that was wet and had a stripe of yellow paint in the way. Many of the riders complained that the paint stripe was the culprit. I however...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-07, 06:50 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,092
Posted By dbduke

the original use was in machinery. They allow...

the original use was in machinery. They allow equipment to spin at higher RPMs than could with previous bearings. This I believe is mostly due to the lower weight. I think durability comes into play...
03-26-07, 07:24 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,538
Posted By dbduke

I like to travel the country searching for well...

I like to travel the country searching for well stocked bike racks. I shift levers and pull brake levers while those of you who worry about it are not around. Yes while you are not there someone is...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-07, 09:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,683
Posted By dbduke

I just looked at my checker and 1.0 is the...

I just looked at my checker and 1.0 is the replace number and a new chain reads above .175 so I would be interested to know what that # means.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-07, 09:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,683
Posted By dbduke

I'm just saying without testing the bike when you...

I'm just saying without testing the bike when you pick it up you cant fairly blame them about the shifting.

Do you have a trainer?

where there is a will there is a way

The chain stretch of...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-07, 07:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,683
Posted By dbduke

not necessarily, I had a mtn bike that I tuned up...

not necessarily, I had a mtn bike that I tuned up and hung out on the porch. Shifted great when I put it up, but not so good in a couple of months when I finally pulled it down. The cables had...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-07, 07:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,683
Posted By dbduke

I wasn't trying to let you have it. It just...

I wasn't trying to let you have it. It just always seem that shops could care less about about making sure which parts actually need replacing. If I did it myself I would gauge the play on the ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-07, 06:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,683
Posted By dbduke

a chain checker could save you money here( and...

a chain checker could save you money here( and determine if the shop is taking you). I know a mechanic who judges a 10 speed chain by how loose the rollers get

...
03-16-07, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,373
Posted By dbduke

starving students might be better off spending...

starving students might be better off spending extra money on a well balanced diet.
03-08-07, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 633
Posted By dbduke

having been involved i would have to say, I went...

having been involved i would have to say, I went into this race worried I would get shelled. My objective was to get in the mix and still finish. The result is I now have more confidence to rely on...
03-06-07, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 633
Posted By dbduke

We did pretty good for a bunch of 3s.

We did pretty good for a bunch of 3s.
02-27-07, 01:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,808
Posted By dbduke

maybe you should have done that first before...

maybe you should have done that first before attacking him publicly. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-07, 01:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,655
Posted By dbduke

you know more than I did.

you know more than I did.
02-23-07, 09:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By dbduke

yea but my 9 speed gives me many more miles than...

yea but my 9 speed gives me many more miles than my 10. I wonder how much better 8 might be?
the 10 does not make me any better only poorer. Any given amount spent on the bicycle, eats up my...
02-21-07, 08:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By dbduke

You sum it up well. It is pretty silly if you...

You sum it up well. It is pretty silly if you step back and look in. I don't mind the price of entry fees. We all know we wouldn't have races without them. Its those overpriced toys, or the...
02-17-07, 07:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By dbduke

Why would you do that?

Why would you do that?
02-17-07, 07:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By dbduke

My wife and I have agreed on a price that I can...

My wife and I have agreed on a price that I can spend a month. My monthly amount goes to everything bicycle related.
02-17-07, 04:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By dbduke

Race Budget/ How much do you get?

It always seems that my alloted amount is not enough. This has made me curious.

How much does the average cat X racer spend a month?


Perhaps I am just greedy a no amount a month will ever...
02-09-07, 08:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,964
Posted By dbduke

Ha ving grown up in a family with a diabetic...

Ha ving grown up in a family with a diabetic mother(type 2), I have seen through the years how her problems grow as she has done many a failed attempt at taking care of her self. My sister is on the...
02-03-07, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By dbduke

look for a cycling club with a bunch of juniors....

look for a cycling club with a bunch of juniors. I have heard that clubs like this try to pass bikes around since these kids outgrow them so quick.
02-02-07, 08:48 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,761
Posted By dbduke

after you do this once each encounter becomes...

after you do this once each encounter becomes easier and eventualy a dog will no longer chase. The barking, growling type will usualy give up after one encounter with someone who stands up to them.
01-31-07, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By dbduke

Is there a personal trainer at the rec center?

Is there a personal trainer at the rec center?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-07, 09:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,207
Posted By dbduke

Email Susan Hefler http://www.hpcoaching.com/....

Email Susan Hefler http://www.hpcoaching.com/. She does fits and testing out of spokes. If you want to take it one step further I think she has a working relationshiop with the guy mentioned above....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-07, 01:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 638
Posted By dbduke

What is it that you city guys have so much...

What is it that you city guys have so much trouble with? Glass? I here folks from big citys always talking about how rough commuting is on tires. Im not tryig to be rude, I just dont get it.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-07, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 638
Posted By dbduke

Serfas SECA w/FPS comparable to gator skins at...

Serfas SECA w/FPS comparable to gator skins at 1/3 the price
I ride gravel more than most and they have held up well

http://www.serfas.com/tires/STK-27.shtml
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-07, 03:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,679
Posted By dbduke

according to Asker E. Jeukendrup, PhD High...

according to Asker E. Jeukendrup, PhD High Performance Cycling

40K TT at 300 watts
standard equip 58:29
Aero equip 53:42
Aero equip and
optimum position 51:53
If you have the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-07, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 840
Posted By dbduke

im by no way a coach but the above quote makes...

im by no way a coach but the above quote makes the most sense to me. If you read to much into things right now you will just get confused. Keep it simple.
01-21-07, 02:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,020
Posted By dbduke

try this ...

try this

http://www.bikereg.com/Cycle-Smart/articles/20041006.asp
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-07, 09:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,163
Posted By dbduke

I think being content is more important. The fun...

I think being content is more important. The fun days will happen as a result.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-07, 09:16 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,069
Posted By dbduke

power meter

power meter
01-18-07, 07:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,024
Posted By dbduke

Gatorade in powder form

Gatorade in powder form
01-13-07, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By dbduke

I have Dr Bill Misners book. While I did not read...

I have Dr Bill Misners book. While I did not read the article I will say this. That book seems to be the foundation of Hammers literature. As far as fueling practices it helped a lot. Hammer has...
01-13-07, 12:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,481
Posted By dbduke

I took a basic accounting class at a community...

I took a basic accounting class at a community college. One day the instructor read a note. Liberty tax was trying to hire us. Nobody in that class had any qualifications what so ever. It made me...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-07, 06:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,288
Posted By dbduke

until your body gains the new reflex you will be...

until your body gains the new reflex you will be prone to falls. Could be a good chance to learn to track stand. Unclip at last moment before you fall. Trick is you never know which way you are going...
01-09-07, 02:11 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,146
Posted By dbduke

OK i will bite. We know he dresses like your...

OK i will bite. We know he dresses like your definition of a Fred. You knew he was strong. There were plenty of champion wheels that knew the groups rules. Somehow you chose his wheel. Sounds like...
01-09-07, 08:45 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,146
Posted By dbduke

If that group ride is so prestigious why not make...

If that group ride is so prestigious why not make it invitation only.
01-08-07, 11:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,414
Posted By dbduke

my coach has me work my adductors in the gym in...

my coach has me work my adductors in the gym in an effort to avoid IT problems.
12-21-06, 09:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,440
Posted By dbduke

It would be interesting if someone put a meter on...

It would be interesting if someone put a meter on a hub at different speeds. Wouldn't that be the best way to determine how much the voltage would fluctuate? I would do it myself but I do not own a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-06, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By dbduke

stolen bike in D.C. area found

saw this on a list I subcribe to .

There's a poster on craigslist that a bought a stolen bike. they are
looking for the owner. here's the link...
12-19-06, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By dbduke

Sounds like you already know the answer.

Sounds like you already know the answer.
12-10-06, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By dbduke

It is 175$ for the first first test then 150$...

It is 175$ for the first first test then 150$ after that. HPC coaching works out of spokes. Susan Hefler is the owner. http://www.hpcoaching.com/
11-06-06, 04:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,035
Posted By dbduke

If you worry about losing, you miss the...

If you worry about losing, you miss the opportunity of learning from the loss.
11-05-06, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By dbduke

did a quick search and saw this ...

did a quick search and saw this
http://www.fda.gov/cder/drug/advisory/adderall.htm
11-05-06, 02:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,447
Posted By dbduke

I used Joe Freil's book my first season racing. I...

I used Joe Freil's book my first season racing. I feel like it helped a lot. I think he even has one for triathletes(not certain)
11-05-06, 10:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,447
Posted By dbduke

Periodization? Training Schedule? Much of what...

Periodization? Training Schedule?
Much of what I have read tells me to find a plan and stick to it. Nobody ever recommends the books that can walk someone through the process of building a plan. Why...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-06, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By dbduke

do you have any books about building a training...

do you have any books about building a training plan? Joe Freil's The Cyclist Training Bible would be a good one to have. I am sure many others in the forum can recommend others as well. It seems...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-06, 06:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By dbduke

the changebale lenses are only good if you like...

the changebale lenses are only good if you like to change them. I ride an orange tint in winter, and dark in summer. I own a pair that are on the low end and cost me about 30 dollars. They have holes...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-06, 06:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 981
Posted By dbduke

leave a catalog of bicycle stuff layin around and...

leave a catalog of bicycle stuff layin around and maybe he will thumb through and give you ideas without knowing he is. I know I love to look through them
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-06, 12:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 798
Posted By dbduke

have you weighed them yourself. I weighed 10 spd...

have you weighed them yourself. I weighed 10 spd stuff yesterday. Both in box with (same for each) they weighed exactly the same. ultegra and 105. Granted I should of taken them out of the box but it...
10-14-06, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By dbduke

There have been studies that say loading before...

There have been studies that say loading before exercise may increase endurance capacity as much as 28%. Then again there are studies that may not agree. It makes you wonder who funds wich studies.I...
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