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05-03-09, 12:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,938
Posted By VosBike

I'm only judging from a pic, but the lines don't...

I'm only judging from a pic, but the lines don't look slick and I think he clipped a pedal.
04-27-09, 05:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,763
Posted By VosBike

You've never tried it on a full double. ...

You've never tried it on a full double.

Maybe the big boys have bigger rings for a reason.
04-19-09, 06:47 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,086
Posted By VosBike

Bos had his hand on the yellow jersey's shoulder...

Bos had his hand on the yellow jersey's shoulder when he stood up to sprint after bumping into the rider to his right.
He could not have generated that fast a movement/fall from the yellow jersey...
04-15-09, 10:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,040
Posted By VosBike

I'm always so disappointed when Pettachi wins,...

I'm always so disappointed when Pettachi wins, he's better at punching buses.

Good thing most of those guys who crashed get to spend the next few weeks on the beach.
04-14-09, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By VosBike

Yeah, I can't do the RR at USAFA only the boring...

Yeah, I can't do the RR at USAFA only the boring ass crit. I'll have no teammates either...woot.

At least the weather is supposed to be good.
04-13-09, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By VosBike

Man that crit was hard. Luckily I had a teammate...

Man that crit was hard. Luckily I had a teammate win the B's race by half a lap so I got to just sit in for the most part. Still, every time up the hill was killer.

ZeCannon, grats. The A race had...
04-07-09, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By VosBike

Lack of top end cancer immunology research labs...

Lack of top end cancer immunology research labs that will give me a job, the East coast does have a few rare advantages.
04-06-09, 01:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 678
Posted By VosBike

Wait...you skipped a 'classic' because the...

Wait...you skipped a 'classic' because the weather was wet and epic? Are you kidding me? I'd pay double the entry fee for guaranteed badassery.
04-06-09, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By VosBike

Dammit man, every year this rolls around and I...

Dammit man, every year this rolls around and I leave the rocky mountains late may and miss this race, which is awesome by all accounts.

Anyone who is within a day's drive should do this race,...
03-29-09, 03:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,789
Posted By VosBike

Yes, there is the question.

Yes, there is the question.
03-26-09, 01:26 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,348
Posted By VosBike

Kid can sprint, has the attitude down, obviously...

Kid can sprint, has the attitude down, obviously the speed too.
03-17-09, 06:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,491
Posted By VosBike

Damn truth. You've prob raced more than my 2...

Damn truth.

You've prob raced more than my 2 U-23 races in Italy (and maybe made it to the sprint for 1st), but I can say I have lost all fear in field sprints in the US since I raced over there.
03-17-09, 06:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,410
Posted By VosBike

The average or normalized power or whatever is...

The average or normalized power or whatever is just fine for a PRO.

What made George's ride in the stage impressive was the speed of his leadout to close down Bennati's move and deliver Cav for a...
03-17-09, 06:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,326
Posted By VosBike

No one else in the picture. Preferably in...

No one else in the picture.
Preferably in horrible conditions.
Or deep in a rapture of suffering OFB after giving everything for a teammate.
That is the goal, top 10's are for people of the...
03-14-09, 08:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 886
Posted By VosBike

Get ****in excited motha ****er!!! Someone...

Get ****in excited motha ****er!!!

Someone post some Eddy or Hinault quote about loving the others' suffering.
03-03-09, 03:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 850
Posted By VosBike

For anyone waiting for USAC results from the CC...

For anyone waiting for USAC results from the CC race, well no reason not to be blunt, it is not our(CC's) fault they're not in, USAC is just incompetent.

What's your first name, ZeCannon? easier...
03-02-09, 04:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 850
Posted By VosBike

Nasty sickness and too much time spent sweeping...

Nasty sickness and too much time spent sweeping the course, moving traffic barriers, haybales, etc. and I couldn't go to CSU on sat. because of a practice MCAT...blah blah...bag of excuses.

I...
03-02-09, 04:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 850
Posted By VosBike

He always looks like that, and, from the breaks...

He always looks like that, and, from the breaks he starts at the beginning of almost every race, he's got a monster motor. He is also not the op.
02-26-09, 01:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,302
Posted By VosBike

"Matters of great concern should be treated...

"Matters of great concern should be treated lightly. Thinking about things previously and then handling them lightly when the time comes is the goal. To face an event and solve it lightly is...
02-06-09, 02:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By VosBike

I started racing as a junior in CT 5 years ago...

I started racing as a junior in CT 5 years ago when I was 16.

I started in the Bethel and PLainsville Spring series. They start pretty soon, so get ready.

The Bethel series is an excellent...
02-03-09, 02:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,148
Posted By VosBike

Much better bet that he's a try-athlete. ...

Much better bet that he's a try-athlete.

Comparing times over the huge variety of courses and conditions is impossible. A sub-hour goal is nice, but pretty easy these days if you spend a few...
01-28-09, 06:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 865
Posted By VosBike

I'll do it in almost any situation if I want the...

I'll do it in almost any situation if I want the spot. This is bike racing, not a knitting circle, but DO NOT press a spot if you are not totally confident that you have the space to make it work.
01-20-09, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 720
Posted By VosBike

Pretty sure it was USACycling; means a lot to a...

Pretty sure it was USACycling; means a lot to a poster from Chile.

Hope somebody knows a good manufacturer to send you to, cause I have no knowledge that could help.
01-20-09, 01:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,721
Posted By VosBike

It is not just to protect the knees. The other...

It is not just to protect the knees.
The other popular logic is that it teaches kids to spin.
As mentioned above, it is also argued that it evens the field and teaches tactics through a 'speed...
01-18-09, 06:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,112
Posted By VosBike

Sugoi. Would be glad to pay for em, they're that...

Sugoi. Would be glad to pay for em, they're that good. Not the most durable though.
01-16-09, 06:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,635
Posted By VosBike

If you can take a lap in 3 mins, I would love to...

If you can take a lap in 3 mins, I would love to sponsor your career in professional cycling.
01-14-09, 06:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By VosBike

We don't even have D class out in the RMCCC, but...

We don't even have D class out in the RMCCC, but I've watched the back of our C races and seen a few ECCC D races.

They are tiny fields, slower than a typical 4/5 race, and very cautious around...
01-13-09, 01:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 952
Posted By VosBike

As someone said, race to your strengths. ...

As someone said, race to your strengths.

You're a good handler right? descend well?

Cause I know my 6'3'' frame with cornering skills goes downhill real fast. I would have driven those 7 miles...
01-13-09, 01:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,702
Posted By VosBike

First off, Hgh is detectable in blood test and...

First off, Hgh is detectable in blood test and they're working on a urine test. Could be approved by the authorities in a few years. Autologous blood diffusion is detectable and the test is approved...
01-08-09, 05:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,408
Posted By VosBike

Exactly. I mean, superman costume? put some...

Exactly. I mean, superman costume? put some shoulder pads in their while you're at it.
01-08-09, 05:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,193
Posted By VosBike

I feel the exact opposite at almost every C race...

I feel the exact opposite at almost every C race I've watched, and I've sat through, I mean enthusiastically cheered at, a lot of C races.
01-08-09, 05:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 768
Posted By VosBike

Very interesting idea. To paraphrase from...

Very interesting idea.

To paraphrase from the same book (I read it, highly recommend) 'Any [pro racer] who can be successful in stage races can do just as well in one-day races'

Of course, he...
01-06-09, 10:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,744
Posted By VosBike

Dude, he's from socal. They have their answer to...

Dude, he's from socal. They have their answer to that? hgh.
12-29-08, 03:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By VosBike

I do heat acclimatization on the trainer. When I...

I do heat acclimatization on the trainer. When I know I have hot races coming and I can't find the heat outdoors (i.e. wear enough warm clothes) I'll do fan-less trainer sessions to prepare the body....
12-23-08, 03:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,783
Posted By VosBike

There are multiple types of LVH. Typically...

There are multiple types of LVH.

Typically LVH caused by exercise is actually inversely related to heart disease and other problems associated with hereditary LVH.

Or at least that's what the...
12-19-08, 11:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,768
Posted By VosBike

Tell me about it. My new ROCK RACE knuckle tattoo...

Tell me about it. My new ROCK RACE knuckle tattoo is gonna be so ironic even hipsters won't think it's cool if they fold.
12-18-08, 11:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,384
Posted By VosBike

Isn't cross sweet.

Isn't cross sweet.
12-18-08, 11:27 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,774
Posted By VosBike

Forgot about the sleeping giant 'lance ride'. Not...

Forgot about the sleeping giant 'lance ride'. Not the fastest guys in the world but man, they know the terrain and the accordion can be terrible. Easiest way to do that ride is drilling it from the...
12-16-08, 02:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,391
Posted By VosBike

There is a world of difference between the...

There is a world of difference between the average NCAA volleyball player and the misty-may. Not in play quality, in camera-friendliness. I mean, even Dubbya couldn't help buy smack her ass.
12-16-08, 10:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,521
Posted By VosBike

The hard part is not riding up with the ski's on...

The hard part is not riding up with the ski's on your back, but skiing down with a bike on your back. For someone like me who is given to teli-flopping right over the front, skiing with a large,...
12-16-08, 10:15 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,774
Posted By VosBike

That's what's so great about group rides, a bit...

That's what's so great about group rides, a bit of sweet sweet vengeance, especially on the out-of-shape-in-spring type fast guys.

Just lil CO group ride name drop: I was pretty proud of myself...
12-16-08, 12:10 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,774
Posted By VosBike

Shootout is pretty bad ass, and huge in the right...

Shootout is pretty bad ass, and huge in the right weather. But after the warm-up is over most of the group is gone and the ride is so smooth and easy, some serious high speeds coming back old nogales...
12-14-08, 02:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,426
Posted By VosBike

I started training for '09 in '06. But yeah, I...

I started training for '09 in '06. But yeah, I guess that last time I had more than a day off the bike was mid-November, does that count for beginning a new season?
12-14-08, 02:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,564
Posted By VosBike

Yeah other tissues can use liver glycogen, it is...

Yeah other tissues can use liver glycogen, it is just the chief source for keeping blood glucose levels high enough and thus is crucial to your brain as blood sugar is the brain's almost exclusive...
12-14-08, 12:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,564
Posted By VosBike

A fine summing up, just the caveat that you'll...

A fine summing up, just the caveat that you'll never be relying entirely on fat for fuel during exercise. A low level exercise following something like a baconator might get an elite endurance...
12-13-08, 07:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,564
Posted By VosBike

Eat lots on the bike. starve yourself off. You'll...

Eat lots on the bike. starve yourself off. You'll lose weight. You're not supposed to lose more than 1lb/week, but I don't have the patience for that.
12-12-08, 10:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,907
Posted By VosBike

This pattern is so common these days. I see...

This pattern is so common these days.

I see a lot of people at my school (undergrad) who have not been prescribed one of these drugs but access is easy and cheap, so they get to the point where...
12-12-08, 12:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,907
Posted By VosBike

I have a friend who would use his legally...

I have a friend who would use his legally prescribed and academically-required(one of those genius who doesn't do any work types) adderall for RR's. Said it made it easier to deal with long races. ...
12-11-08, 09:23 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,267
Posted By VosBike

I used to do ~50 minute FTP efforts (on a long...

I used to do ~50 minute FTP efforts (on a long climb, based on HR though, so not overly accurate).

I was a lot slower and fatigued then, and got to hating my bike about 3 weeks before racing...
12-10-08, 03:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,973
Posted By VosBike

I get jealous of the masters sometimes, what with...

I get jealous of the masters sometimes, what with the whole wife and kids there.

If I was a family man on a team with a bunch of other family-types, that I would love.

However, that's quite a...
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