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03-02-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By UmneyDurak

Leave early before traffic ramps up.

Leave early before traffic ramps up.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By UmneyDurak

Meaningful or not there are differences. Kickr...

Meaningful or not there are differences. Kickr does have a heavier fly wheel. That allows for more top end watts. Although for mere mortals it's hard to top out even on kickr core. Also leg design is...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,883
Posted By UmneyDurak

Bike is fine, as others said get road oriented...

Bike is fine, as others said get road oriented tires. One thing might look in to getting a proper fit for it (if you haven't already). There is nothing like 100miler to illustrate bad fit issues.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By UmneyDurak

Split the difference and get Kickr core?

Split the difference and get Kickr core?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,633
Posted By UmneyDurak

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/500x283/standards_2fcb2621fe42a129071b0b3d4c98fa6d7bccd2f5.png
12-22-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,177
Posted By UmneyDurak

I am fighting a ticket right now, NOT for running...

I am fighting a ticket right now, NOT for running red light. Was hopping to have my day in court sooner rather then later, but it was scheduled next winter. o.O
Anyway, I wish more people would...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,047
Posted By UmneyDurak

That seems like a silly reason to delay entire...

That seems like a silly reason to delay entire bike order.
11-02-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,850
Posted By UmneyDurak

I guess it depends on what makes the water not...

I guess it depends on what makes the water not "portable". Bunch of bacteria etc, or like high levels of arsenic/led etc.
10-16-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,850
Posted By UmneyDurak

That's what I was wondering. If they still do it...

That's what I was wondering. If they still do it during these times.
10-12-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,850
Posted By UmneyDurak

Water on Mines

Hi

With Junction closing, again. Where are good water stops on Mines Rd?

Thanks
09-17-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,675
Posted By UmneyDurak

Plus on top of Alpe du Zwift there is a wheel...

Plus on top of Alpe du Zwift there is a wheel that will give minimum 250 points, and sometimes 1k. I was kind of disappointed there was nothing on top of Ven-Top. I figured it's a long climb, so they...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,473
Posted By UmneyDurak

Pretty sure the bike will burst in to flames.

Pretty sure the bike will burst in to flames.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By UmneyDurak

Might get more replies in NorCal Section. Not...

Might get more replies in NorCal Section. Not sure how many are doing it now with things closing down again.
One I know in South Bay was starting to do it again, but now not sure.
07-07-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 369,746
Posted By UmneyDurak

Super Sad. :(

Super Sad. :(
06-22-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16,349
Views: 980,845
Posted By UmneyDurak

Did sixty miles on Friday solo in 3 hours. ...

Did sixty miles on Friday solo in 3 hours.
Saturday did 120 miles with a teammate with 10k+ ft of climbing. I made a conscious effort to eat starting at hour 1, and it made a ton of difference. Was...
06-15-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 63,426
Posted By UmneyDurak

Lol I think I recognize the place where photo was...

Lol I think I recognize the place where photo was taken. I think there was/is Jumba Juice there.
Used to do Santiago Canyon ride when I lived in Irvine.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,126
Posted By UmneyDurak

Also check the height of your saddle, and it's...

Also check the height of your saddle, and it's position relative to BB. If you are going to get in to it regularly might be worth it to get a proper fit.
Are you using clipless pedals? Check to see...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,201
Posted By UmneyDurak

I have been using molten speedwax. Don't know if...

I have been using molten speedwax. Don't know if it is better at reducing friction then other waxes or lubes, but it does keep chain cleaner. I alternate between two chains. Once a week take one...
06-12-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16,349
Views: 980,845
Posted By UmneyDurak

Rode outside for first time since beginning of...

Rode outside for first time since beginning of March last Sunday on my race bike. I did noodle around with GF on my fixie around the neighborhood thought. What a difference in terms of handling, and...
05-27-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 63,426
Posted By UmneyDurak

Doing it virtually on zwift. lol

Doing it virtually on zwift. lol
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,463
Posted By UmneyDurak

Used SRMs are a good option. Even wireless ones...

Used SRMs are a good option. Even wireless ones can be found on the cheap.
One downside with SRM, except Origin, is that battery is not replaceable or rechargeable. So you have to send it in every...
05-19-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 63,426
Posted By UmneyDurak

I kind of view my membership fee is going to...

I kind of view my membership fee is going to supporting it so it will be around next year.
Same way I am paying for membership to my climbing gym. It goes to support the staff, and hopefully gym...
Forum: Foo
05-17-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9,523
Views: 1,171,237
Posted By UmneyDurak

You also slid down the the middle part of the...

You also slid down the the middle part of the escalator and right in to various protrusions there?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 12,421
Posted By UmneyDurak

Some maybe, but reading these threads and general...

Some maybe, but reading these threads and general comments it strikes me there is a lot of projections going on. It's usual same old "I stopped at a light all full of wonderful feelings, and this guy...
05-16-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16,349
Views: 980,845
Posted By UmneyDurak

Totally is. I am adjusting my routine not to get...

Totally is. I am adjusting my routine not to get in to it, seems to be working.
05-15-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 16,349
Views: 980,845
Posted By UmneyDurak

Oh yeah it's definitely stress.

Oh yeah it's definitely stress.
05-14-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16,349
Views: 980,845
Posted By UmneyDurak

Had couple of sets of 3m 90-93% FTP with 15s...

Had couple of sets of 3m 90-93% FTP with 15s 400-510w accelerations, repeated for 15m. Started to fail on sprints half way through first set. For second set just gave up all together in second and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 799
Posted By UmneyDurak

I have pair of Oakleys with Iridium lenses for...

I have pair of Oakleys with Iridium lenses for summer, and transition for winter. I like it.
05-13-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,435
Posted By UmneyDurak

They need to change the batteries in all the...

They need to change the batteries in all the pigeons that are spying on us for the lizard overlords. ...
05-13-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,643
Posted By UmneyDurak

I jumped in to few B races and placed top 10 in...

I jumped in to few B races and placed top 10 in all, but it's same thing. Basically starts above FTP, settles to FTP with some spikes, and sprint at the end. It kind of closer to doing TT than actual...
05-03-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16,349
Views: 980,845
Posted By UmneyDurak

That looks like a bolt not a pro. :P

That looks like a bolt not a pro. :P
04-25-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16,349
Views: 980,845
Posted By UmneyDurak

Still jump on the trainer each morning, and do...

Still jump on the trainer each morning, and do work outs. Fitness in TP been 90-100 for last month and a half. I don't even know why I am doing it anymore. Habit I guess.
04-19-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,675
Posted By UmneyDurak

Ah, right forgot you had to register with zwift...

Ah, right forgot you had to register with zwift power and give your permission. I kind of just thought it was because someone in B field is putting out 5.0w/kg for most of the race.
04-18-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,675
Posted By UmneyDurak

Been jumping in to B races after regular weekend...

Been jumping in to B races after regular weekend work outs. Yeah I have no idea how zwiftpower works either. Start like 200 something end up in like top 60, zwiftpower says I got top 10. Pretty sure...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,449
Posted By UmneyDurak

It's like dating an Italian super model with all...

It's like dating an Italian super model with all the plus and minuses that come with that.
03-23-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 63,426
Posted By UmneyDurak

As we have seen in South Korea, vs Italy and Iran...

As we have seen in South Korea, vs Italy and Iran what makes a difference is hospitals not being over whelmed with critical cases and availability of mechanical ventilators. What impacts that? Number...
03-22-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 369,746
Posted By UmneyDurak

My company has been WFH for last two weeks. Until...

My company has been WFH for last two weeks. Until this week it wasn't enforced. So if your manager was OK with it could come in. After SIP went out for the county no more of that either.
Grabbed two...
03-19-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,643
Posted By UmneyDurak

Nice, congrats! Few weeks ago I got that...

Nice, congrats!

Few weeks ago I got that goal completely unexpectedly. Was helping teammate in stage race. Last race was RR. I was attacking, and pushing the pace on ever roller and rise. It was...
02-28-20, 12:10 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 67,771
Posted By UmneyDurak

Took advantage of PBK sale and got Scion TSA 3.0....

Took advantage of PBK sale and got Scion TSA 3.0. Will see how it works out for my trip to Europe this summer. Tried out on my bike, and RD protector is such a PITA to put on. I think for a flight...
02-27-20, 11:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,432
Posted By UmneyDurak

Well for the last part in ERG work out mode...

Well for the last part in ERG work out mode that's quite possible.
02-27-20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,432
Posted By UmneyDurak

In theory zwift monitors for these kinds of...

In theory zwift monitors for these kinds of things. Not sure how well it works in reality.
02-12-20, 11:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,418
Posted By UmneyDurak

I feel like points are too generous now. Although...

I feel like points are too generous now. Although changing to counting whole field I think is a step in right direction.
Forum: Foo
02-01-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,595
Posted By UmneyDurak

Don't follow football, but I hate 49ers because...

Don't follow football, but I hate 49ers because of their corporate part. Trying to **** over Santa Clara at every turn. Plus developer went back on their word and now every time there is event at...
02-01-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,418
Posted By UmneyDurak

Got confirmation from USAC now in mix field...

Got confirmation from USAC now in mix field entire field counts for upgrade to highest category.
So in 3/4 for 3-->2 4s are counted too. Before it was only 3s.
01-29-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,418
Posted By UmneyDurak

I can bring up USAC app and license info even...

I can bring up USAC app and license info even when my phone is in Airplane mode. So don't think cell reception is required for it.
01-29-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,418
Posted By UmneyDurak

Are you sure you are racing USAC races and not...

Are you sure you are racing USAC races and not local training crits? At least here they always look for USAC ones. Also yes, at least for 5 you were able to get a day license to race. I think the...
01-28-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,418
Posted By UmneyDurak

USAC changes to upgrade points

Looks like USAC has changes it's upgrade points so now critiriums and Road Races get same points.
https://www.usacycling.org/about-us/governance/policy-viii#roadupgrades

Seems like a step in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By UmneyDurak

I am a big fan of Castelli Perfetto Vest. Used it...

I am a big fan of Castelli Perfetto Vest. Used it for multiple seasons now.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,265
Posted By UmneyDurak

I got this one:...

I got this one: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01KO1JNCA/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
and have some low latency headpones. Makes sure the bluetooth earbuds you buy say aptX...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,155
Posted By UmneyDurak

Only time in races I thought "I want disk brakes"...

Only time in races I thought "I want disk brakes" is on technical mountain descents. For example Mt. Hamilton in California. I rarely do those, because I can't climb worth a damn. lol
That being...
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