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Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-10, 02:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,791
Posted By SteelerHoo

another serious answer for a silly, but enjoyable...

another serious answer for a silly, but enjoyable topic. i admit that sometimes i will 'get on it' at times and accelerate while riding my deep rims just for the sound :)

the things that enhance...
10-08-10, 09:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 938
Posted By SteelerHoo

cdr: how do you get your videos onto youtube...

cdr: how do you get your videos onto youtube without them stripping out the music? i've had that problem
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-10, 10:56 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 178,903
Posted By SteelerHoo

looks like fun, always nice to have closed roads....

looks like fun, always nice to have closed roads.

possible that was a real quick step guy, but also a good chance he was on the shriners / quick step team that is based here in NorCal.

i've...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-10, 02:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,549
Posted By SteelerHoo

it's almost impossible to do a true base ride...

it's almost impossible to do a true base ride with people of similar fitness levels in a group. the people on the front will be riding their base level power while those in the draft will be below,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-10, 06:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,562
Posted By SteelerHoo

they could have kept edge, but as their business...

they could have kept edge, but as their business grew in europe, they found that somebody else had the european trademark. they could have been edge in u.s. and enve in europe or negotiated for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-10, 12:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,562
Posted By SteelerHoo

it is kind of backwards to ask about the wheels...

it is kind of backwards to ask about the wheels after you've bought them...

I have a set of the 1.45 clinchers and think they are the perfect all-conditions wheel. you get the utility of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-10, 08:58 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 178,903
Posted By SteelerHoo

Berkeley Bicycle Club Hammer Ride. winding...

Berkeley Bicycle Club Hammer Ride. winding descent with the setup to the sprint beginning at the 8:00 minute mark. amazing how quickly the legs lose race fitness...
...
10-02-10, 12:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By SteelerHoo

i used to do these in nyc at Lulu's in brooklyn....

i used to do these in nyc at Lulu's in brooklyn. you'll have a great time, especially when you and the crowd have been partaking of the spirits.

i won the event at mike's bikes in berkeley last...
09-27-10, 10:53 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 8,615
Posted By SteelerHoo

i think anyone who has a decent, (not great)...

i think anyone who has a decent, (not great) sprint and races efficiently can upgrade to cat 2. cat 3's tend to keep things together and finish as a pack in RR's and crits more often than not.

the...
09-22-10, 10:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,910
Posted By SteelerHoo

guess the moto makes sense from a safety...

guess the moto makes sense from a safety perspective, not much fun though.

if i'm going to drag myself up that stupid hill at max effort, would be nice to get the payoff of descending with no car...
09-14-10, 06:26 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,599
Posted By SteelerHoo

Highland sprint: ...

Highland sprint:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGgheZPs4gM
09-14-10, 12:55 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,599
Posted By SteelerHoo

HOP Lite, final sprint: ...

HOP Lite, final sprint:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwrIYPxBw-E
09-14-10, 12:27 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,599
Posted By SteelerHoo

HOP Lite, North Livermore Ave sprint: ...

HOP Lite, North Livermore Ave sprint:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUu9ZRzW1yQ
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-10, 05:56 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 178,903
Posted By SteelerHoo

Mt. Diablo Descent, the enjoyable end to a...

Mt. Diablo Descent, the enjoyable end to a 100-miler.

battery died and missed the last 5-6 minutes. riding with dl33 from bikeforums and a teammate.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46XCQ6QwOqI
09-12-10, 05:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,599
Posted By SteelerHoo

good ride on saturday. i got to peet's late, so...

good ride on saturday. i got to peet's late, so didn't get a chance to see who was there. met dl33 at the end of the HOP lite ride and we went up diablo.

here's some video from the descent,...
09-09-10, 10:15 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,599
Posted By SteelerHoo

ok, i'm in. let's drag ourselves up that filthy...

ok, i'm in. let's drag ourselves up that filthy hill...

jump off the ride at blackhawk rd at the shopping center?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-10, 09:58 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,600
Posted By SteelerHoo

the bickering is due to the irrelevance of the...

the bickering is due to the irrelevance of the question.

- what wind speed?
- what wind direction?
- how big is the group?
- are they riding steady or attacking each other?

those all have...
09-07-10, 09:23 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,599
Posted By SteelerHoo

ya, that was me

ya, that was me
09-07-10, 11:50 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,599
Posted By SteelerHoo

i'll probably do the HOP-lite ride on saturday...

i'll probably do the HOP-lite ride on saturday 9/11, hope to see some of you out there.

planned on doing HOP-lite this saturday, but a teammate got a flat just as you guys rolled off, so we did...
09-03-10, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,026
Posted By SteelerHoo

if you have a powermeter (srm, powerrtap, quarq,...

if you have a powermeter (srm, powerrtap, quarq, etc.) trainer variance (setup and tire pressure) is irrelevant.

if riding outdoors, within reason, grade and wind don't matter either. as long as...
09-02-10, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,026
Posted By SteelerHoo

not sure how CTS calcs FTP, but to get the most...

not sure how CTS calcs FTP, but to get the most accurate estimate of your ftp, best bet is to go with a 20' or 60' test where you can negate the impact of anaerobic efforts on the test. you'd then...
09-02-10, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,026
Posted By SteelerHoo

the port of oakland is perfect for testing or...

the port of oakland is perfect for testing or getting on the TT bike. i go there a lot for tempo workouts and when i need to ride at night once the clock changes. it's not sketchy down there at all...
08-26-10, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 883
Posted By SteelerHoo

ya, you got me. but when i practiced using...

ya, you got me. but when i practiced using different terms in a sentence, it sounded cooler and more trendy to say stable!

time to add a new bike to the old storage shed...na

time to add a new...
08-26-10, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 883
Posted By SteelerHoo

when did the notion that crits require different...

when did the notion that crits require different equipment become so (foolishly) prevalent?

i watched the pro tour guys in the tour of california corner at speed on the sacramento finishing...
08-24-10, 11:59 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 26,472
Posted By SteelerHoo

like the other points, but tough to blanket...

like the other points, but tough to blanket statement sprinting.

physiologically, everyone has a different type of sprint and launching point.

in terms of the course, every sprint is...
08-23-10, 07:14 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 26,472
Posted By SteelerHoo

66. Bring baby wipes / moist towelettes to races....

66. Bring baby wipes / moist towelettes to races.

Helpful for post race clean up and post port-a-potty hygiene since many of us are underweight and immune system challenged during the season.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-10, 03:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,699
Posted By SteelerHoo

extended warranty...haha. hahaha... ...

extended warranty...haha.

hahaha...

hahahaha....
08-03-10, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,307
Posted By SteelerHoo

if you aren't comfortable with riding at speed...

if you aren't comfortable with riding at speed with a group, start with the POO-lite.

here's what to expect on the tuesday ride. i'll be out there tonight doing a slow recovery ride in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-10, 07:51 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 178,903
Posted By SteelerHoo

a video from the same weekend racing on the whole...

a video from the same weekend racing on the whole track. the corkscrew is a blast!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkPi-cjPGyE
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-10, 02:08 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,952
Posted By SteelerHoo

not truly tough?? what the heck are you talking...

not truly tough?? what the heck are you talking about? your ignorance is glowingly evident.

so predictable that rugby & aussie rules fans insist their sport is tougher than american football...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-10, 08:16 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,952
Posted By SteelerHoo

nothing definitive, most of the following relates...

nothing definitive, most of the following relates to the Pro Tour. below Pro Tour, people don't really care since those guys are below the radar and work at subsistence levels.

- not that many...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-10, 11:11 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 178,903
Posted By SteelerHoo

From the Road Bike Racing forum:

From the Road Bike Racing forum:
07-15-10, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By SteelerHoo

pretty cool. my old teammate was in that race...

pretty cool. my old teammate was in that race (big guy in Luzzo's kit).

nice job thinking through and managing the course in the rain.

surprised you didn't sprint early with the downhill, you...
07-14-10, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By SteelerHoo

they also shelled some cat 1's a bit later ...

they also shelled some cat 1's a bit later

ya, he's one of those chatty racers, always talking and having a great time
07-14-10, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By SteelerHoo

he's a garmin-holowesko junior, only 18 years...

he's a garmin-holowesko junior, only 18 years old. he's a family friend of my teammate.

he had a rough weekend of racing, but he's riding well now.
07-14-10, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By SteelerHoo

ya, that's me

ya, that's me
07-14-10, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By SteelerHoo

Video - Bissell'd Sea Otter Crit Pro 1/2

7-8 Team Bissell riders shred a crit field. I finally got the data file from my teammate who wore the camera.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1ib2WC1cpU

Scary to see the disparity in talent...
07-07-10, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9,284
Views: 3,563,655
Posted By SteelerHoo

bridging to an early move at Davis P12 that...

bridging to an early move at Davis P12 that Yahoo! eventually vetoed. not a great idea after a month's hiatus, but what the heck.

http://i254.photobucket.com/albums/hh116/SteelerHoo/DavisP12_1.jpg
06-10-10, 02:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,590
Posted By SteelerHoo

i say definitely upgrade. as others mentioned,...

i say definitely upgrade. as others mentioned, you have the optionality of moving down if needed. i upgraded last year and having masters 35's as an option made it a no-brainer.

The Pro-1/2 is...
06-03-10, 02:58 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,491
Posted By SteelerHoo

i scoured bikeforums for member power data and...

i scoured bikeforums for member power data and have run the numbers.

hands down, the toughest region is the one where the poster who replies to the thread resides.

the second toughest region is...
05-28-10, 12:50 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 14,838
Posted By SteelerHoo

agreed. that's why i wanted to limit it to...

agreed. that's why i wanted to limit it to professional doping. it seems amateurs dope for more complex and difficult to explain personal reasons. for these reasons it may also be harder to deter...
05-28-10, 10:56 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 14,838
Posted By SteelerHoo

before judging me, i'm 100% against doping. just...

before judging me, i'm 100% against doping. just looking at this from a detached point of view that is somewhat shaped by my personal experiences. the moral/ethical grounding of the person facing a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-10, 10:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,366
Posted By SteelerHoo

ah yes, that too. not to mention that if the...

ah yes, that too.

not to mention that if the return leg was a tailwind, if OP was truly laying it down and was stronger than mr. savvy bike race guy, he should have been able to ride away since...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-10, 10:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,366
Posted By SteelerHoo

as i understand it, the other guy expended less...

as i understand it, the other guy expended less energy than the OP and got a better placing in the "race"

i'm confused, why aren't we highlighting this as an example of what you should do when...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-10, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 251,405
Posted By SteelerHoo

Any chance people can flag the links to rides...

Any chance people can flag the links to rides they did that have power data when they post?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-10, 02:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,087
Posted By SteelerHoo

wow, you guys are something else. maybe you are...

wow, you guys are something else. maybe you are psychic and truly know what other riders are doing? also funny that you assume other people are changing their rides because of you. maybe he was doing...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-10, 01:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,087
Posted By SteelerHoo

i don't care. i'm ok knowing that my hardest...

i don't care. i'm ok knowing that my hardest training days are tougher than most of these "racers" can endure and that my easy days are much slower than they can tolerate.
05-19-10, 07:25 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,393
Posted By SteelerHoo

i've got a wireless DA SRM. has performed...

i've got a wireless DA SRM. has performed flawlessly.

Negatives for SRM:
- the price
- the downtime that will come when the battery eventually dies and i have to send it to SRM to be replaced
...
05-18-10, 04:56 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,006
Posted By SteelerHoo

agreed. :)

agreed. :)
05-18-10, 04:27 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,006
Posted By SteelerHoo

errr, let's keep the teachings within cycling. ...

errr, let's keep the teachings within cycling.

you aren't supposed to look forward during the drive phase of your sprint (running). many coaches teach you to keep your head/eyes down during the...
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