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Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,914
Posted By Branko D

If you want to average 20+ mph over a triathlon...

If you want to average 20+ mph over a triathlon on a road bike without clip-on aerobars, you're looking at 200W of output over flat-ish terrain. This is going to take training, but should be doable...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,562
Posted By himespau

You know, maybe if you spent less time smoking a...

You know, maybe if you spent less time smoking a J on the side of the road waiting for them, your lungs will be in better shape to help you get dropped less. Just a thought.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,562
Posted By fishboat

"Maybe I shouldn't even bother with the groups...

"Maybe I shouldn't even bother with the groups that I know are faster than I can handle.."

Well, there's an epiphany.

(You get dropped here daily and sadly you keep returning.)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,562
Posted By seypat

You need to find a slower group until you're...

You need to find a slower group until you're doing the dropping.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,914
Posted By tempocyclist

You don't "need" one of course, but it makes it a...

You don't "need" one of course, but it makes it a damn sight easier, and dare I say it more comfortable to hold over longer distances!

I can get very horizontal and super aero on my road bike, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,914
Posted By GhostRider62

If you can afford it, find a good local bike shop...

If you can afford it, find a good local bike shop that specializes in fitting TT or Tri athletes. The will undoubtable get you more aero and potentially more powerful.

The problem is your goal was...
06-11-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By StargazeCyclist

First century ever completed, 164 km!! To make...

First century ever completed, 164 km!! To make things easier, I picked a flat route, that went through 4 major towns, so supply is not a problem. The weather was favorable, with very light side- or...
06-08-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By rsbob

Did a slow easy roll through the valley right...

Did a slow easy roll through the valley right down from the house.

...
06-07-22, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By rsbob

Wasnít raining today so took a spin up the Middle...

Wasnít raining today so took a spin up the Middle Fork road to our local National Forest. Did get another 1st for my age group on one 2mile Strava Segment thanks to a hellacious tailwind. Average...
06-07-22, 11:39 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By ooga-booga

80-spot with a buddy. beach, foothills, low...

80-spot with a buddy. beach, foothills, low mountains, socal kitsch, hollywood blvd, mulholland drive, rose bowl, venice beach, rodeo drive, bevvy hills, mexi-grub, beer...really nice day out...
06-07-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By KJ43

32 miles, 3,000 feet of elevation. Up Old La...

32 miles, 3,000 feet of elevation. Up Old La Honda Road, back down through Windy Hill Preserve and then rode over to Arastradero Preserve and did a loop on each side of the road to get more dirt on...
06-07-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 9,717
Posted By indyfabz

Iím reading this while eating dinner in camp...

Iím reading this while eating dinner in camp after the second day of my rim break tour from Brattleboro, VT, up to the Northeast Kingdom. Had a nice snack break spot today. Going to have me a...
06-07-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By kahn

Yesterday: 22.5 and about 1,100 feet visiting the...

Yesterday: 22.5 and about 1,100 feet visiting the uplands and beaches and Seattle Center.
06-06-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By rsbob

Rode around the block today. ...

Rode around the block today.


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Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,891
Posted By SpedFast

At 73 I would rather 'they' just not find me at...

At 73 I would rather 'they' just not find me at all.
06-05-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,044
Posted By SurferRosa

https://youtu.be/Z0YIJQ1jgEI

https://youtu.be/Z0YIJQ1jgEI
06-04-22, 10:35 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By kahn

Here's wishing you a full and speedy recovery.

Here's wishing you a full and speedy recovery.
06-04-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By mschwett

60 miles, 5,300 feet. I was cursing the last...

60 miles, 5,300 feet. I was cursing the last couple rollers at the top!

...
06-01-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By rsbob

Gran Fondo+ today ...

Gran Fondo+ today


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05-28-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By Troul

Ride one: 58 miles; Ride two: 55 Miles. The...

Ride one: 58 miles; Ride two: 55 Miles. The weather was that good.
05-26-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,012
Posted By DMC707

A hot weather treat is getting home from a ride...

A hot weather treat is getting home from a ride and realizing i have a cooler full of beer from an outing a day or 2 before and now the ice is half melted with 3 or 4 ice cold domestic tallboys of...
05-26-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 7,930
Posted By tomato coupe

That's a corollary of "Everyone that drives...

That's a corollary of "Everyone that drives faster than me is crazy. Everyone that drives slower is an a--hole."
05-26-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By rsbob

Snoqualmie - North Bend area of WA state ...

Snoqualmie - North Bend area of WA state
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05-25-22, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By kahn

Today's double loop encompassing two good rides...

Today's double loop encompassing two good rides for 26.5 or so miles and about 1,200-1,700 gain. First to Discovery Park (no pictures), on to Smith Cove and ships anchored, cruise ship Seabourn...
05-25-22, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 384
Posted By MarcusT

As a child (early 70s), I had smashed my bike...

As a child (early 70s), I had smashed my bike head-on into a wall and damaged the headset bearings. I took it to the LBS who had been there for a hundred years. He had one of those old wooden wall...
05-22-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By biker128pedal

A hot 29.3 miles today. Hit 93 F. Took it easy...

A hot 29.3 miles today. Hit 93 F. Took it easy to acclimate to the heat. No pictures but a lot of sweat.
05-22-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By Jedneck

62 miles and 4900ft of gain. Temp 85-90f and humid

62 miles and 4900ft of gain. Temp 85-90f and humid
05-22-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By KJ43

64 miles - 25 miles of which was dirt or gravel...

64 miles - 25 miles of which was dirt or gravel around the South Bay Area with a little time at the end at Coyote Hills before coming back over the Dumbarton Bridge. Pretty flat route with only 1,100...
05-22-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By delbiker1

Hot and humid for sure, southcoastal Delaware, 76...

Hot and humid for sure, southcoastal Delaware, 76 at 5am. I did a casual 16 miles this morning to put me at about 500 for May. Due to health issues, I only had 600 ytd on May 1, so I am going to...
05-21-22, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By kahn

36 and 1,200 (1,700 all kinds of values) on the...

36 and 1,200 (1,700 all kinds of values) on the Edmonds Loop. No thunderstorms but views to the east showed some turbulent clouds. No pictures as my friend stops for coffee but nothing else!
...
05-21-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By rsbob

Did the usual mileage today and had 2 miles to go...

Did the usual mileage today and had 2 miles to go when a thunderstorm rolled in. Got soaked but thatís life on a bike. Pics prior to the storm

...
05-20-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By BTinNYC

Final headwall at Kropps Hill on Rt 358 in...

Final headwall at Kropps Hill on Rt 358 in Rensselaerville, NY.
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05-20-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By kahn

Did it cross the road? And, if so, WHY?

Did it cross the road? And, if so, WHY?
05-19-22, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By rsbob

Easy spin day and ran into this fearsome beast. ...

Easy spin day and ran into this fearsome beast.
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05-19-22, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By kahn

Oh, deer! (sorry, could not resist.) That...

Oh, deer! (sorry, could not resist.)

That occasionally happens with PORTRAIT oriented shots. I have found that using Irfanview as my jpg viewer when showing correctly, if I merely resave the...
05-18-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By Kai Winters

47 miles. Great ride, a bit cloudy,...

47 miles.
Great ride, a bit cloudy, chilly...60f...and breezy but a great ride none the less.
Lake Ontario area of Northern NY.

I love the cold and winter months...just wish they didn't last so...
05-17-22, 04:55 AM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By Troul

25 Miles O.D. Was a mucky chill 35įF after all...

25 Miles O.D. Was a mucky chill 35įF after all the flooding.
05-16-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By ooga-booga

49 miles spread out over three rides in different...

49 miles spread out over three rides in different areas of san diego county. nice day in the upper 60's on the coast and
mid-70's inland.
05-16-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By kahn

23.8 and 1,100 gain. It stayed cloudy and windy.

23.8 and 1,100 gain. It stayed cloudy and windy.
05-14-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By jaxgtr

Got in 50 before the wind, heat, and humidity...

Got in 50 before the wind, heat, and humidity decided to makes it ugly appearance
05-14-22, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By Troul

Mashed out 102 Miles O.D. tis the season!

Mashed out 102 Miles O.D. tis the season!
05-13-22, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By rsbob

OK, have to non-humble brag today. Did 33 miles...

OK, have to non-humble brag today. Did 33 miles at an average speed of 19.2 MPH. Not too horrible for a 67 YO.

...
05-13-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By Troul

100 Miles O.D... Or was it 101. Might've just...

100 Miles O.D... Or was it 101. Might've just been 100.1. Not going to burn my coffee over it.
05-11-22, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By Paul Barnard

Got 25 miles in after work. I am happy if I can...

Got 25 miles in after work. I am happy if I can get that in on a work day.
05-11-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 975
Posted By msu2001la

I'm just rambling on at this point, but I'm dazed...

I'm just rambling on at this point, but I'm dazed and confused at the notion that someone laced that front wheel with radial spokes to save weight on this bike. How many more times are we going to...
05-11-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,367
Posted By rumrunn6

this unit gets the call most often. really want...

this unit gets the call most often. really want another even tho it is still holding up. I could only find a pre-owned long sleeve unit on poshmark...
05-10-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By kahn

As Mr Neighbors would say: "It was a beautiful...

As Mr Neighbors would say: "It was a beautiful day in the neighborhood!" and beyond.

About 29 miles and1,200 feet of climbing in a semi-loop from Greenlake neighborhood Seattle to Edmonds and...
05-08-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By Troul

71 Miles O.D. & weather was pretty good! Spring...

71 Miles O.D. & weather was pretty good! Spring #2 finally arrived.
05-07-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,527
Posted By wolfchild

[QUOTE=Ttom;22496676] I saw a guy riding in 90...

[QUOTE=Ttom;22496676] I saw a guy riding in 90 degrees with a long sleeve jersey, really?/QUOTE]

Some people don't like to use sunscreen so instead they will use clothing to protect themselves...
05-03-22, 11:44 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By ooga-booga

44-spot yday ...

44-spot yday

https://www.strava.com/activities/7078863293

48-spot today

https://www.strava.com/activities/7084300546
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