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Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-15, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By danielrbaer

Thanks for the feedback. However, as I...

Thanks for the feedback.

However, as I mentioned in my OP, i'm interested specifically in the feasibility of riding a road bike on those ~3 miles of 317 -- anything further is immaterial...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-15, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By danielrbaer

I've seen some of those videos, too. These two...

I've seen some of those videos, too. These two are not entirely elucidating, though, because the first is North of where I'll be (Schoefield pass), I believe, and the second doesn't specify what part...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-15, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By danielrbaer

Bike shipping (shipbikes.com), and Gothic, CO questions.

Have any of you all had experience with shipping a road bike via shipbikes.com? I'm looking at using their 'AirCaddy' (ShipBikes - What is an AirCaddy?) as a possible option, specifically.

I ask...
04-02-15, 06:07 PM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,216,664
Posted By danielrbaer

A couple of questions i'd like to ask to the 33: ...

A couple of questions i'd like to ask to the 33:

Have any of you all had experience with shipping a road bike via shipbikes.com? I'm looking at using their 'AirCaddy' (ShipBikes - What is an...
03-16-15, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2,689
Views: 139,634
Posted By danielrbaer

UGA 'Spring Breakaway', 3/14: Men's...

UGA 'Spring Breakaway', 3/14:

Men's Collegiate C Time Trial: 1st (of 10)!
This was actually my second race of the day, but i'm putting it first here. Hilly, 15 mile course with guys leaving every...
10-02-14, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1,558
Views: 81,298
Posted By danielrbaer

If your goal is weight loss, besides adequate...

If your goal is weight loss, besides adequate protein, should the composition of your macro-nutrient intake really take precedence over net calories consumed?

Curious, as I assumed that being in...
08-29-14, 02:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,971
Posted By danielrbaer

From cyclingtips:

From cyclingtips:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-14, 06:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 688
Posted By danielrbaer

Thanks for the feedback. Ended up putting on a...

Thanks for the feedback. Ended up putting on a new tire before riding today; luckily I noticed this a week ago and already had a spare on hand.

I agree it's not worth the worry, and I enjoyed the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-14, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 688
Posted By danielrbaer

Would you replace this tire, given this photo?

Hello 41,

Quick question: I recently noticed a ~.5 inch cut in my rear tire, to the side of the tread. I'm currently running Schwalbe Luganos. I usually replace my tires when the treads start to...
02-23-14, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 169,197
Posted By danielrbaer

Greenville Spring Training Series: Fork Shoals...

Greenville Spring Training Series: Fork Shoals RR, Cat 5 -34. 6/20.

This was my second race in this series, and my third race ever. I liked this Fork Shoals course a lot more than the one I had...
02-11-14, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9,290
Views: 3,577,913
Posted By danielrbaer

Yeah, it was pretty fast after the first 5...

Yeah, it was pretty fast after the first 5 minutes or so. My NP in the pack was just under 4 w/kg. I think we caught the Cat 5 35+ at the end who started 5 minutes after the -34s.
02-11-14, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9,290
Views: 3,577,913
Posted By danielrbaer

Likewise. There was a pretty bad crash -- though...

Likewise. There was a pretty bad crash -- though I was in front of it at the time and only heard it.

For some reason, i'm not listed on the pre-reg results -- finished in the pack but not exactly...
02-11-14, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9,290
Views: 3,577,913
Posted By danielrbaer

I'm in this picture, too! I'm the one on the...

I'm in this picture, too! I'm the one on the front to the right of Mr. Catlike helmet. Please PM me if you have any more picture from the race.

Was a fun race (Cat 5 -34). 3-man break which held...
01-30-14, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1,558
Views: 81,298
Posted By danielrbaer

Well, i'm fairly lean to begin with, and am just...

Well, i'm fairly lean to begin with, and am just working on dropping 'those last' 5 or so lbs. I agree that it sounds insignificant, but the adjustment was pretty small, too. I was just curious if...
01-30-14, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,558
Views: 81,298
Posted By danielrbaer

Question: Is it common to have to adjust your...

Question: Is it common to have to adjust your bike fit as you lean out?
I've probably dropped 2-3 lbs. recently, and was having trouble figuring out why I was feeling so poorly on the bike. Ended...
01-30-14, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,039,197
Posted By danielrbaer

Some SST this afternoon:...

Some SST this afternoon: http://www.strava.com/activities/110039850
01-25-14, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,039,197
Posted By danielrbaer

Decided to do a 20' test today, and ended up...

Decided to do a 20' test today, and ended up setting a PR! I'm about to head to the University gym to use their scale, but assuming I haven't gained nor lost much weight, I hit ~4.24 W/Kg for the 20...
01-11-14, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,039,197
Posted By danielrbaer

Glad this week is a recovery week for me, with...

Glad this week is a recovery week for me, with all the adverse/cold weather the SE has been getting recently.

I tried to fit in a short spin this morning before the projected storms were supposed...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-13, 02:08 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,061
Posted By danielrbaer

10,085.7 miles / 566 hours 357318 This...

10,085.7 miles / 566 hours
357318

This was my first real year of training. As such, I didn't really have the base to do a lot of volume or intensity at the beginning of the year, but was able...
12-15-13, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8,471
Views: 650,923
Posted By danielrbaer

I agree. I'm certain that there's something wrong...

I agree. I'm certain that there's something wrong with the hub. I'm having trouble running the offset torque value test on the LYC, though, and was asking to find out if there were any solutions...
12-15-13, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8,471
Views: 650,923
Posted By danielrbaer

Ha, this week actually turned out to be really...

Ha, this week actually turned out to be really light regarding cycling; it's not as if i'm overtrained to the point where producing 250 W actually feels more like 300 W. It's just annoying not having...
12-15-13, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8,471
Views: 650,923
Posted By danielrbaer

So, my wired powertap was consistently reading...

So, my wired powertap was consistently reading ~50 Watts below what it should have on my ride today (based on RPE). I tried zeroing out the torque, but that didn't help. I just replaced the hub...
12-07-13, 03:14 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,039,197
Posted By danielrbaer

One of those days where everything seemed to go...

One of those days where everything seemed to go wrong at once. It was pretty nasty this morning when I got out to ride. The weather coupled with not being able to shift to the bottom of my cassette...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-13, 08:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,067
Posted By danielrbaer

As far as making riding and training with the...

As far as making riding and training with the Powertap more user-friendly, consider using the Golden Cheetah software. The user interface is really inuitive/clean, especially compared to the...
11-17-13, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,039,197
Posted By danielrbaer

Ha, I didn't mean to imply a 900 TSS week...

Ha, I didn't mean to imply a 900 TSS week wouldn't be a lot. I meant I may get 900 TSS next week, time/sanity permitting, followed assuredly by another big week when i'm out of school for...
11-17-13, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,039,197
Posted By danielrbaer

Another ~220 TSS ride today. Part solo Z2-Z3, and...

Another ~220 TSS ride today. Part solo Z2-Z3, and part group ride with 5 minutes at threshold mixed in.

Depending on how busy school gets next week, I may get ~900 TSS, followed by a big week...
11-16-13, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,039,197
Posted By danielrbaer

Was planning on doing a long Z2 ride today....

Was planning on doing a long Z2 ride today. However, I was feeling refreshed after taking it easy M-F, and ended up doing a somewhat shorter Z3/low Z4 ride.
Ended up with: 3:37, 2412 kJ, 227 TSS.
11-15-13, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By danielrbaer

Thanks for your detailed response! Turned out I...

Thanks for your detailed response! Turned out I had a fair bit of gunk accumulated in that hard-to-reach spot behind the BB and the cable router. Cleaning it up seemed to do the trick.
11-15-13, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By danielrbaer

Trouble shifting down with the front derailleur.

Hey,

I'm having trouble shifting to the little ring on my CAAD10. I'm stuck on the big ring now, but when I dry to shift down, it appears as if the front derailleur doesn't move inward far enough...
11-14-13, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,039,197
Posted By danielrbaer

Edited: What he said^. If you haven't...

Edited: What he said^.


If you haven't already looked, I had better luck with slowtwitch classifieds over eBay when shopping for used/inexpensive PMs. FWIW, I picked up a wired powertap wheelset...
11-10-13, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,039,197
Posted By danielrbaer

Most definitely, as well as leaning out with...

Most definitely, as well as leaning out with eating what feels like a ton of food.

The past 3 weeks have been my first block of base. It's been really great. As someone relatively new to...
11-10-13, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,039,197
Posted By danielrbaer

Just finished another big week (for me). Ended up...

Just finished another big week (for me). Ended up with: 16 hr. 39 min., and 875 TSS. Going to take next week easy.
11-06-13, 11:30 AM
Replies: 24,977
Views: 1,033,124
Posted By danielrbaer

How's working in GIS? Currently an undergrad in...

How's working in GIS? Currently an undergrad in the natural sciences. Some of my professors have mentioned it's a good field.
11-02-13, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,039,197
Posted By danielrbaer

4.5 hours of z2-low z3 this morning. 2850 kJ....

4.5 hours of z2-low z3 this morning. 2850 kJ. Looking forward to daylight saving time, and being able to get out a bit earlier for tomorrow.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-13, 10:18 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,007
Posted By danielrbaer

I ride a lot, and recently changed the chain...

I ride a lot, and recently changed the chain which came stock on my CAAD10 at 3k miles after a little under 3 months of use. You can search similar threads for additional data points.

FWIW, i'll...
10-26-13, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,039,197
Posted By danielrbaer

A good 4:05 z2 ride this morning. Turned out to...

A good 4:05 z2 ride this morning. Turned out to be just under 4000 feet of elevation gain, and 2,800 kJ.
10-25-13, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,039,197
Posted By danielrbaer

Easy spin this afternoon. Have 4-5 hour z2 ride...

Easy spin this afternoon. Have 4-5 hour z2 ride planned for tomorrow morning. This is my first year riding seriously, and within the past few weeks of concentrating on 'base'-type rides on the...
10-01-13, 06:45 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 14,828
Posted By danielrbaer

I plan to start racing in 2014, beginning with...

I plan to start racing in 2014, beginning with the collegiate season in early spring, and extending to 'normal' USAC races through the summer. Will see how racing things go before I am able to make...
08-11-13, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8,471
Views: 650,923
Posted By danielrbaer

Just got a used, wired powertap wheelset a couple...

Just got a used, wired powertap wheelset a couple of weeks ago. It's been great so far, but when I was washing my bike today while the computer was disconnected from the stem mount, I unwittingly got...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-13, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 585
Posted By danielrbaer

One thing you can measure objectively in regards...

One thing you can measure objectively in regards to picking an appropriate saddle is to measure your sit bones. You can google DIY methods, or go to a bike-shop which has one of those machines which...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-13, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10,247
Views: 2,697,388
Posted By danielrbaer

What I have so far: 331369 Only thing i've...

What I have so far: 331369
Only thing i've changed from stock is the saddle. Just got a new, lower headset bearing cover and cut the steerer.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-13, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10,247
Views: 2,697,388
Posted By danielrbaer

I know this question has been asked before, but I...

I know this question has been asked before, but I was wondering if there is anything I should be wary of when removing spacers from below the stem? The guy at the store said there should be at least...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-13, 06:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,711
Posted By danielrbaer

If I may quickly hijack this thread in lieu of...

If I may quickly hijack this thread in lieu of starting my own -- does anyone have suggestions for bibs whose length is between sugoi (a little too long) and P.I. (a little too short)? I wear size S...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-13, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10,247
Views: 2,697,388
Posted By danielrbaer

Hm, I was going to get some 105 pedals (currently...

Hm, I was going to get some 105 pedals (currently using the spd sl-r540s) assuming they were significantly lighter. But, they're advertised as only ~8 grams lighter. I figured my current ones would...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-13, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10,247
Views: 2,697,388
Posted By danielrbaer

Just ordered the 2013 Caad10-5 in black/raw/white...

Just ordered the 2013 Caad10-5 in black/raw/white from the LBS for a good price. Can't wait to pick it up! From everything i've read about the caad10 in the past, it should be just what i'm looking...
07-15-13, 11:46 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 29,082
Posted By danielrbaer

http://velonews.competitor.com/2013/07/news/lemond...

http://velonews.competitor.com/2013/07/news/lemond-calls-for-froome-others-to-release-power-data_295268
07-12-13, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By danielrbaer

Fittings in South Carolina?

Hello,

Just wondering if anyone has a particular shop/individual they'd recommend for a fitting in SC? I'm going to be purchasing a new road bike (as an upgrade to my current one), and am...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-13, 09:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,322
Posted By danielrbaer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pudyCkMaQcg ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pudyCkMaQcg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pudyCkMaQcg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-13, 10:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,298
Posted By danielrbaer

871 miles, but it's pretty flat where I am.

871 miles, but it's pretty flat where I am.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-13, 08:26 PM
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