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Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-11, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By timster

who cares. just ride.

who cares. just ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-11, 08:22 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,529
Posted By timster

http://i.imgur.com/fBkcb.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/fBkcb.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-11, 05:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,623
Posted By timster

They are legal in USAC events. A teammate of mine...

They are legal in USAC events. A teammate of mine uses them from time to time..
07-21-11, 06:01 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 676,472
Posted By timster

Had a pretty good night of racing last night,...

Had a pretty good night of racing last night, even though it was just a training race.

A group of 3 got away early with about 15 laps to go.

With around 10 to go, I see Dave Fuentes attack off...
07-18-11, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 676,472
Posted By timster

Giro di Coppi Raced strong for 49 out of 50...

Giro di Coppi

Raced strong for 49 out of 50 miles. Chased down a few breaks. Threw down a few attacks.

Stayed in the top 5 in the last mile. Forgot that I can't sprint for crap this year. 11th.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-11, 06:32 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,336
Posted By timster

Garmin Edge 500 + Ascent...

Garmin Edge 500 + Ascent (http://www.montebellosoftware.com/)

My Tourbook looks interesting. I think I'm going to have to check it out. Ascent has some quirks that really bug me.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-11, 05:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,313
Posted By timster

Donuts and pastries hurt my riding. Actually...

Donuts and pastries hurt my riding.

Actually I take that back. They make me stronger.

I freaking love them, but eating one is enough to make me feel guilty enough to push a little harder on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-11, 12:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 567
Posted By timster

Earlier today I drove from the office to one of...

Earlier today I drove from the office to one of our client sites. Took some back roads that are frequented by cyclists.

Seeing everyone out on their bikes at 10 AM on a weekday made me just a bit...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-11, 02:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,385
Posted By timster

Ditto. A season of riding gives me more than...

Ditto. A season of riding gives me more than enough tires for the trainer over the winter.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-11, 12:32 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,181
Posted By timster

Yeah... I used to drink a lot, and also found...

Yeah... I used to drink a lot, and also found that it interfered with my riding.

Then I stopped drinking the night before any rides. Then I stopped drinking all together. I don't miss it at all.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-11, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By timster

What do you mean by deformed? A little bulging is...

What do you mean by deformed? A little bulging is normal for a tire when there's weight on it.

Really at 150 lbs you only need to be pumping your tires up to about 100 psi if you are running 23s.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-11, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By timster

Never used Specialized bibs, but I'd bet the...

Never used Specialized bibs, but I'd bet the Specialized are better.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-11, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By timster

My team's kit is Pactimo. They have 2 bib...

My team's kit is Pactimo.

They have 2 bib models - Summit and Ascent. Summit is better than Ascent. Neither one is particularly great, but neither one is particularly bad. Durability seems to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-11, 06:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 561
Posted By timster

Saturday I was sick. I spent the day on the couch...

Saturday I was sick. I spent the day on the couch and did a total of 0 miles.

Felt a little better on Sunday and got out for an easy 35 miles.
Replies: 61
Views: 3,345
Posted By timster

Those hours are kind of rough. Any way you can...

Those hours are kind of rough. Any way you can ride before work or during lunch? Or both?
Replies: 61
Views: 3,345
Posted By timster

Did 1,019 miles in March. That includes a trip to...

Did 1,019 miles in March. That includes a trip to Spain where I spent 8 days doing nothing but riding and eating.

Came close again in June with 961 miles.

I'll probably hit it again in...
Replies: 31
Views: 1,918
Posted By timster

I don't really consider myself a long distance...

I don't really consider myself a long distance cyclist, but I have at least 1200km in every full month so far this year.

My best month is March when I spent 8 days in Spain and did nothing but...
07-08-11, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 770
Posted By timster

That's not the fault of the wheels. That's the...

That's not the fault of the wheels. That's the fault of the rider not knowing how to handle his bike with aero wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-11, 08:25 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,790
Posted By timster

Just put a few baseball cards in your spokes.

Just put a few baseball cards in your spokes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-11, 09:12 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 7,915
Posted By timster

Yeah, I don't really have a social life, and I'm...

Yeah, I don't really have a social life, and I'm totally cool with that.

Although I don't blame it on cycling. I wouldn't have a social life even if I didn't ride my bike and work all the time.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-11, 12:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 949
Posted By timster

My goal this year was to get my cat 2 upgrade....

My goal this year was to get my cat 2 upgrade. I'm 8/25 of the way there. Going to need a pretty spectacular July and August if I'm going to make it.

Haven't checked recently how many miles I have...
06-28-11, 05:51 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 676,472
Posted By timster

Reston?

Reston?
06-27-11, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By timster

I've always sewn a patch over them. You can get...

I've always sewn a patch over them. You can get material that is very similar to the material they make the jersey from.
06-27-11, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,289,197
Posted By timster

Most off-the-shelf bikes come with that spoke...

Most off-the-shelf bikes come with that spoke guard for liability purposes. Pretty much all aftermarket wheels do not come with it.

It's there to prevent you from shifting an improperly adjusted...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-11, 11:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,395
Posted By timster

Depends on the ride.

Depends on the ride.
06-27-11, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9,298
Views: 3,581,086
Posted By timster

First time I have ever seen myself on my TT bike....

First time I have ever seen myself on my TT bike. About to cross the finish line at Church Creek...

http://i.imgur.com/3x61Z.jpg
06-27-11, 06:59 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 16,091
Posted By timster

FWIW, I did 56:07 (26.7 mph) on that same course...

FWIW, I did 56:07 (26.7 mph) on that same course Saturday with 292 watts. I'm not really a big guy - 5'11" and 150 lbs.

I have a cheap TT frame, disc cover, and aero helmet.
...
06-22-11, 02:12 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 65,715
Posted By timster

I know a few guys who run Adamo saddle and they...

I know a few guys who run Adamo saddle and they all swear by it.
06-20-11, 01:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,852
Posted By timster

http://youtu.be/QwKaeWkYbqk

http://youtu.be/QwKaeWkYbqk
06-19-11, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 676,472
Posted By timster

After the first 2 stages of the Tour of...

After the first 2 stages of the Tour of Washington County, I was in 11th and 34 seconds back from first place.

The plan was to make up a few seconds in the TT this morning.

Instead, I hit a...
06-17-11, 06:09 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 65,715
Posted By timster

This is my budget TT bike. For the amount of...

This is my budget TT bike. For the amount of TTing I do, it gets the job done...

Maybe when I upgrade to cat2 I'll treat myself to something nicer.

http://i.imgur.com/8kJDQ.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-11, 07:55 AM
06-07-11, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9,298
Views: 3,581,086
Posted By timster

Oxford. From a few weeks ago.

Oxford. From a few weeks ago.
06-07-11, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9,298
Views: 3,581,086
Posted By timster

Top-of-the-next-hill shot

Top-of-the-next-hill shot
06-06-11, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9,298
Views: 3,581,086
Posted By timster

Did 6 of the last 7 miles solo. Was joined by...

Did 6 of the last 7 miles solo. Was joined by about 5 others a mile from the finish.

http://i.imgur.com/SmJ0J.jpg
05-31-11, 06:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,145
Posted By timster

Pretty much, yeah. Teamwork isn't really...

Pretty much, yeah.

Teamwork isn't really relevant/needed for cat 4/5 races.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-11, 02:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,591
Posted By timster

What? Butter has almost 0 protein (2g per cup!)...

What? Butter has almost 0 protein (2g per cup!) and is loaded with tons of saturated fat.

And oats are one of the best foods you could possibly eat.

What are your sources?
05-24-11, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9,298
Views: 3,581,086
Posted By timster

Attacking last week in our local training race......

Attacking last week in our local training race...

http://i.imgur.com/oELan.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-11, 02:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,131
Posted By timster

I've been using Fox Tahoe gloves lately and they...

I've been using Fox Tahoe gloves lately and they are pretty much just an extra layer of leather...

http://www.treefortbikes.com/#navbar=pro___333222369150___192

Before that I was using...
05-16-11, 05:57 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 676,472
Posted By timster

Poolesville Road Race 1/2/3 good - I set new...

Poolesville Road Race 1/2/3

good - I set new power records for every time interval from 20 mins - 1 hour

bad - I got dropped on lap 3 of 7 and never caught back on

ugly - I got pulled at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-11, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,149
Posted By timster

Thanks, that helps. Looks like I might be...

Thanks, that helps.

Looks like I might be better off if I move the barrel adjustors up the cables a bit.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-11, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,149
Posted By timster

Cannondale and SRAM cable routing

Before I button up this new build, I was wondering if I could get some thoughts on the cable routing. It has been giving me a fit.

The frame is designed to be used with inline barrel adjusters...
05-05-11, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9,298
Views: 3,581,086
Posted By timster

During what was probably the hardest crit I've...

During what was probably the hardest crit I've ever done...

http://i.imgur.com/rnUdO.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-11, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 253,398
Posted By timster

haha. it's just because elevation correction...

haha.

it's just because elevation correction was not turned on.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-11, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 253,398
Posted By timster

go fast, turn left ...

go fast, turn left

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/82893606
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-11, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By timster

http://www.mapmyride.com/support

http://www.mapmyride.com/support
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-11, 12:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,232
Posted By timster

Don't Keo cleats only cost $15-$20 anyways?

Don't Keo cleats only cost $15-$20 anyways?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-11, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2,835
Views: 563,490
Posted By timster

Not going to miss a chance to pimp out my new...

Not going to miss a chance to pimp out my new CAAD10 :)

http://i.imgur.com/qRsVP.jpg
04-21-11, 01:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,326
Posted By timster

With less than 3 hours until the event, the only...

With less than 3 hours until the event, the only worthwhile advice left is "don't crash".
04-19-11, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 556
Posted By timster

These are various things I've taken to stage...

These are various things I've taken to stage races aside from on-the-bike nutrition. All can be eaten without a microwave.

bagels/bread with peanut butter
fruit - bananas, apples, mangoes...
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