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Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-11, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,726
Posted By ri_us

BTW, if you're in the NYC area my doctor is Rock...

BTW, if you're in the NYC area my doctor is Rock Positano at the Hospital for Special Surgeries. He's worth the money.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-11, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,726
Posted By ri_us

Orthotic for cycling, from a doctor

I had a similar problem. I tried lots of remedies (shims, heat molded ortotics, etc.) and nothing worked. I went to my podiatrist and he made me a cycling orthotic. It's a bit different from my...
10-14-10, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
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Views: 744
Posted By ri_us

Be very careful when you buy things there. A lot...

Be very careful when you buy things there. A lot of it is very overpriced. A lot of it would test you positive too.
10-14-10, 06:24 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,148
Posted By ri_us

My point was that you could sell them, then split...

My point was that you could sell them, then split the money. So, how is merchandise that can be sold for money so different from money?
10-12-10, 08:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 748
Posted By ri_us

I like those tires too but Gfman, you must be...

I like those tires too but Gfman, you must be very light and using that tire on your front wheel, and be very lucky. I don't know anyone that's gotten that kind of milage out of any tire.

In terms...
10-12-10, 08:34 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,148
Posted By ri_us

Why are merchandise and gift certificates so...

Why are merchandise and gift certificates so different from money, in your mind. Certainly the merchandise is sellable for money.
02-18-10, 04:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,488
Posted By ri_us

Advice for the Ladies on their First Race

I'm one of the organizers of a criterium in New York City called The Grant's Tomb Criterium. At our race next month we're going to have a special category for women who have never raced before. It...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-09, 03:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,322
Posted By ri_us

Hed 9s

Hed 9s
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-09, 03:31 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 10,705
Posted By ri_us

An important part of my marriage is that we put...

An important part of my marriage is that we put each other first some of the time. You might try that.
11-05-09, 09:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,434
Posted By ri_us

I can remember a rumor like this going around...

I can remember a rumor like this going around every couple of years for about 10-12 years. Remain calm, all is talk.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-09, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 885
Posted By ri_us

Absolutely wrong. Man up and race. Save the...

Absolutely wrong. Man up and race. Save the contact for that.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-09, 02:37 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,378
Posted By ri_us

Some of these points makes no sense: 1) Cycling...

Some of these points makes no sense:
1) Cycling can't help you get into school. It's a collegiate club sport with no recruiting.
2) How do they fell about other sports? There's some great research...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-09, 06:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,305
Posted By ri_us

I have a set of M28s with about 1000 miles on...

I have a set of M28s with about 1000 miles on them and I think they're great.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-09, 02:19 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,223
Posted By ri_us

I use a wired cyclometer because I live in a big...

I use a wired cyclometer because I live in a big city and lots of wireless devices get interference from the all the microwaves that bounce off of the buildings. I have a Cat Eye Astrale 8. If you...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-09, 07:55 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 4,808
Posted By ri_us

I've been coaching Columbia for a few years and I...

I've been coaching Columbia for a few years and I think that the Eastern and Western conferences are probably the best because they offer the widest range of categories and are the biggest. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-09, 07:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 674
Posted By ri_us

No, it's not surprising. This type of workout is...

No, it's not surprising. This type of workout is much different from a sprint workout.

Separately, I'm starting my 5th year coaching and I am flabbergasted that people do one legged drills for...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-09, 07:03 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,570
Posted By ri_us

The problem is that her perception of the...

The problem is that her perception of the risk/return is different from yours. You need to either change her perception of the risk or the return a little, or one of them a lot. Which one depends on...
10-12-09, 06:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,446
Posted By ri_us

What HTFU really means.

What HTFU really means.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-09, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,320
Posted By ri_us

I have three pairs of Neuvations, including one...

I have three pairs of Neuvations, including one pair of C50s, and I think they're awesome. They're not the most durable wheels out there. But at the price you could buy two pairs and throw one out...
09-17-09, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 866
Posted By ri_us

You're obviously not married, are ya?

You're obviously not married, are ya?
09-17-09, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By ri_us

It's not about the number of pros or fans, it's...

It's not about the number of pros or fans, it's about the money. If a host pays the UCI the right amount, puts on a good show, pays to promote the heck out of the race, and greases the right palms,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-09, 10:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,915
Posted By ri_us

These suck rocks. The ones from otpt.com last a...

These suck rocks. The ones from otpt.com last a lot longer.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-09, 10:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,915
Posted By ri_us

Be careful with the foam roller. You can start it...

Be careful with the foam roller. You can start it too early in the healing process and reinjure yourself. Ask you therapist if he/she thinks it's OK.

Naproxen may not help you. It's pretty...
08-18-09, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,131
Posted By ri_us

Thanks for all the practical advice! He decided...

Thanks for all the practical advice! He decided to plead guilty via mail and pay the ticket.

It was in a little town between Piermont and Nyack called Grand View on Hudson. Officer Joseph Powers...
08-17-09, 08:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,131
Posted By ri_us

Do Foreigners Have to Pay Tickets?

My friend, who is not an American but is here on a student visa, got a ticket for riding abreast of another cyclist this weekend in a town in New York State. He has no plans to stay here for the long...
08-17-09, 08:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,164
Posted By ri_us

I'm an official and I organize one race per year....

I'm an official and I organize one race per year. First, you should know that the way that the race organizer hands out the money is up to him/her only. USAC and the official have no express control...
08-11-09, 01:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,605
Posted By ri_us

It's not the bike, it's the engine. It's not how...

It's not the bike, it's the engine. It's not how you look, it's how fast you are. And, last but not least... you dropped all but 4 of the riders on your group ride?! How can you call it a "group"...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-09, 12:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,142
Posted By ri_us

Maybe. But it depends on what your fit demands. A...

Maybe. But it depends on what your fit demands. A soloist and a caad9 are pretty different, but there's no way for anyone on here to say because we don't know what you need out of the soloist. This...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-09, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By ri_us

Yes. I've tuned a lot of these little gems and...

Yes. I've tuned a lot of these little gems and they all do that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-09, 03:28 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,456
Posted By ri_us

Size is one thing, but that pedal stroke could...

Size is one thing, but that pedal stroke could use some help. Look at his right foot position at the bottom of the pedal stroke.
07-25-09, 05:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,132
Posted By ri_us

I'm a coach and I think that the most common...

I'm a coach and I think that the most common issue is communication. If your coach doesn't learn how to listen to what you said, and what you didn't, you have a problem that you will never be able to...
07-24-09, 09:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,259
Posted By ri_us

Countrywide Various Fertility Specialists ...

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-09, 09:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,750
Posted By ri_us

Doesn't sound worth it to me. That's a classic...

Doesn't sound worth it to me. That's a classic frame. Leave it as it was meant to be. And, if you don't race, you don't really need brifters or index shifting.
07-22-09, 02:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,038
Posted By ri_us

I think Friehl's book is a pretty good start. But...

I think Friehl's book is a pretty good start. But they don't call them "customized training plans" for nothing. The trick is how you make the basic setup subjectively valuable.

I formed my...
07-21-09, 03:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,038
Posted By ri_us

I've been doing it for 5 years and I don't race...

I've been doing it for 5 years and I don't race against the athletes I coach. That makes me pretty unique, no?
07-21-09, 02:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,038
Posted By ri_us

No. I coach. They _are_ expensive but there are...

No. I coach. They _are_ expensive but there are nothing else like it out there.
07-21-09, 07:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,038
Posted By ri_us

Fad. Recent research shows that ice baths and...

Fad. Recent research shows that ice baths and compression tights dull your sensations but, in fact, slow your recovery because the reduce your circulation. Your legs need that circulation to flush...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-09, 07:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,519
Posted By ri_us

Absolutely not. Different companies cut shorts in...

Absolutely not. Different companies cut shorts in different sizings. I would suggest you try some different ones out and see how they feel. Most people can find much cheaper options.

Also, can the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-09, 01:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,785
Posted By ri_us

While I think that you did the right thing, I...

While I think that you did the right thing, I don't think the driver will behave any differently next time. The things that made that made him drive like that probably include the urge to control,...
07-10-09, 08:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,193
Posted By ri_us

I know him personally. Just like the beer.

I know him personally. Just like the beer.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-09, 08:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 912
Posted By ri_us

AC is good, tho

On the other hand, I haven't had my AC on once. Love it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-09, 08:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 912
Posted By ri_us

I'm a little nervous. I'm used to suffering...

I'm a little nervous. I'm used to suffering through a few transitional days at the beginning of the summer and the beginning of the winter when the temperature is near it's season high (and low) for...
07-03-09, 03:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,577
Posted By ri_us

Mancebo

Mancebo
06-29-09, 02:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,030
Posted By ri_us

Bikes don't have brake lights, so it's more...

Bikes don't have brake lights, so it's more dangerous when people brake before turns than it is in, say, a car.

It's not that hard to learn to pedal through a turn. The hardest part for many...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-09, 07:41 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,544
Posted By ri_us

The Bad: clean bikes once a week, flats, cold...

The Bad: clean bikes once a week, flats, cold sometimes
The Good: mastered the balance between steering with the bars and the lean, no need to put on sunscreen, don't care if it's raining anymore -...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-09, 07:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By ri_us

This has been a pain for me from time to time....

This has been a pain for me from time to time. Every time I get a flat I inspect the inside and outside of the tire to be sure that no sharp object is lodged in it. Use your finger in addition to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-09, 02:56 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,671
Posted By ri_us

There's another reason. Coaches get good results...

There's another reason. Coaches get good results with people who are ready to listen. You, sir, have never done that.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-09, 10:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,635
Posted By ri_us

This isn't a matter of manners - it's about the...

This isn't a matter of manners - it's about the law. You were right. Some people will never understand. Just let them go.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-09, 09:56 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,671
Posted By ri_us

I coach collegiate riders and I tell almost...

I coach collegiate riders and I tell almost everyone to ride 5 days per week and take 2 off. This has vastly reduced injuries and increased their ability to ride faster on their hard days.

If...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-09, 02:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,572
Posted By ri_us

Please go to a doctor. All the accountants,...

Please go to a doctor. All the accountants, carpenters, engineers and other non-doctors on here are going to get you hurt worse.
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