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03-20-19, 11:54 PM
Replies: 209
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Posted By hack

As a masters racer ... I agree. Our district...

As a masters racer ... I agree.

Our district championship schedule was released a week or so ago and received plenty of complaints.
03-18-19, 11:58 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 136,120
Posted By hack

The drama should be worked out in private, but...

The drama should be worked out in private, but itíll get wrung through Facebook court. I was curious if he was going to keep his events USAC, but not sure how thatíd work without NCNCA. Seems thatís...
03-08-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,987
Posted By hack

I could see how half assing it while trying to...

I could see how half assing it while trying to race adds to the burnout. Just sitting in isnít much fun and itís just a reminder of how far fitness has faded.

I was in that half assed mode mid...
03-07-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,987
Posted By hack

I'm still holding out hope that 2019 is a rebound...

I'm still holding out hope that 2019 is a rebound year for local racing.
03-04-19, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 254,769
Posted By hack

We've been getting rain here lately and with the...

We've been getting rain here lately and with the amount of races on our calendar, the rain is more than enough to push people to race "next weekend". Problem is, it's gonna rain next weekend, too.
02-25-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 19,845
Posted By hack

Well done by you and the team at Snelling, Matt....

Well done by you and the team at Snelling, Matt. We had our solo rider in that break, but he faded before the finish. I put my race guessing eggs in the Mikes basket, way off.
02-21-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 19,845
Posted By hack

Not a fan of the new Cherry Pie course. Doesnít...

Not a fan of the new Cherry Pie course. Doesnít help I let myself fall too far back in the group, get gapped, and dropped. Cornering yips still haunt me from sliding out in the roundabout last year....
02-04-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By hack

do both races

do both races
02-04-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 254,769
Posted By hack

that was a fun course ... businesses hated it...

that was a fun course ... businesses hated it apparently
02-02-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 19,845
Posted By hack

Cornering video? Fully TLDW.

Cornering video? Fully TLDW.
02-02-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 19,845
Posted By hack

35+ 123 Folsom Winter Crit in Californian...

35+ 123 Folsom Winter Crit in Californian blizzard conditions; 40s and rainy.

20 ish on the line and we had 5. Attacks came early and often .. team did well to be in them. Two strong riders rolled...
01-29-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 19,845
Posted By hack

Same course as Matt. Raced the 35+123 and P123. ...

Same course as Matt. Raced the 35+123 and P123.

Did part of the local race ride before the race to warmup.

35+ went well. We had good team numbers and got the right guys in the break with the...
01-02-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13,615
Views: 693,949
Posted By hack

The weather has been great, so I felt obligated...

The weather has been great, so I felt obligated to take advantage. The TSB is a little inflated because I should kick my FTP up a few watts.
01-02-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13,615
Views: 693,949
Posted By hack

Racing is in like ... 4 weeks. Iím outta shape,...

Racing is in like ... 4 weeks. Iím outta shape, so I crammed as much as I could over the past holiday weekend. Currently at -90 TSB with cement legs.
12-02-18, 08:16 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,929
Posted By hack

I've never done a fondo style road ride/race...

I've never done a fondo style road ride/race (have done a gravel ride and the death ride [start whenever the heck you want]). Do riders self select their starting positions in the field or does the...
12-02-18, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,474
Posted By hack

could be too wide for his needs ... the older jet...

could be too wide for his needs ... the older jet on the 23mm c2 rim might be better
11-13-18, 08:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,168
Posted By hack

I run a bit in the offseason. 20-25 miles a week....

I run a bit in the offseason. 20-25 miles a week. Takes a week or so of build up to avoid a total system shock.

Does it help or hurt? Dunno. It does keep me active and running on the trail reduces...
11-05-18, 08:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,741
Posted By hack

I'll be back ... just taking full advantage of...

I'll be back ... just taking full advantage of the "offseason". Which apparently means 80+ degrees in November.
11-03-18, 09:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,741
Posted By hack

2019 goal: race. Aim low and achieve. ...

2019 goal: race.

Aim low and achieve.

Bike interest is low at the moment. Between doing some running and playing golf, I think I put in about 4 or 5 bike days last month. I'm sure I'll race due...
10-18-18, 06:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,706
Posted By hack

Did a gravel ride/race, so it was kinda like...

Did a gravel ride/race, so it was kinda like being a 5 again. Enjoyed it, too.

Road racing was meh, a few top 10s in 35+ or P12 races. Otherwise, just a helper and pack fill. Best race result was...
10-17-18, 09:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,909
Posted By hack

I recently did the Death Ride, a fondo-esque ride...

I recently did the Death Ride, a fondo-esque ride in NorCal with a ton of climbing, on a 53/39. I snuck an 11-32 on the rear with a standard etap derailleur. Worked fine, but had to remind myself not...
10-05-18, 01:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,755
Posted By hack

No Venge love? I have a first generation in the...

No Venge love? I have a first generation in the garage that gets used from time to time. Only downside is that the bottom bracket lacks stiffness.
09-05-18, 10:19 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 15,830
Posted By hack

Donít underestimate race craft. There are a lot...

Donít underestimate race craft. There are a lot of racers out there that place well or win with lowish CTLs. I have a teammate that does about 5 hours a week, but he knows how to use what watts he...
08-25-18, 08:01 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 37,118
Posted By hack

Raced Winters. Super fun course. Punchy...

Raced Winters.

Super fun course. Punchy climbs (~11-12 min stair step) and a sketchball descent surrounded by valley farm and winding roads. The race offered a 30+ 1234 field as a carry over/catch...
08-24-18, 09:33 PM
Replies: 13,615
Views: 693,949
Posted By hack

Negative ... Coffee Republic starts about a mile...

Negative ... Coffee Republic starts about a mile from home. Hard to pass it up.

That's about the only time duration that I can compete in for KOMs. Until Zimny catches wind of the segment, then he...
08-24-18, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13,615
Views: 693,949
Posted By hack

Form is poor right now and Iíve never raced...

Form is poor right now and Iíve never raced Winters. Heck, never been up Canetelow (car or bike). Planning to race Winters this year though. :(
08-21-18, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 254,769
Posted By hack

Cory's comments in the Youtube string were a...

Cory's comments in the Youtube string were a little uncool and suggests there wasn't much remorse for Justin's move. Cory says something like Mikes blocked at Chico and got taken out for it there,...
07-18-18, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1,900
Views: 108,409
Posted By hack

looked so broken when Thomas came galloping by

looked so broken when Thomas came galloping by
07-10-18, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3,846
Views: 168,030
Posted By hack

Good to get the blood checked. Had mine looked at...

Good to get the blood checked. Had mine looked at a year ago and learned all about iron deficient anemia, low hemoglobin/hematocrit, and more.
07-06-18, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,900
Views: 108,409
Posted By hack

Grow out a nice rat tail ... that'd be the look...

Grow out a nice rat tail ... that'd be the look for Froome.
07-05-18, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1,900
Views: 108,409
Posted By hack

no ... but Sagan does wheelies so he seems to get...

no ... but Sagan does wheelies so he seems to get a pass from the suspect-o-meter
07-01-18, 09:52 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 37,118
Posted By hack

Did the same race as mattm matt, but the 35+ 123...

Did the same race as mattm matt, but the 35+ 123 version in hotter heat. I'm totally a master's racer now, blew out my back taking the bike off the roof rack. Thought someone punched me in the lower...
06-27-18, 09:58 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 37,118
Posted By hack

This guy was well behaved. Only hit you with it...

This guy was well behaved. Only hit you with it if you wanted and the water was like a shower instead of a canon. I took advantage a few times. Not me Alex's pic below, but you can see the setup....
06-27-18, 11:37 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 37,118
Posted By hack

Iíve never done Catís Hill. Need to get down...

Iíve never done Catís Hill. Need to get down there next year. From what others told me, Nevada City is a tougher course. Obviously that depends on how the field tackles the race.

The heat wasnít...
06-25-18, 11:53 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 37,118
Posted By hack

Also Nevada City. Did the P12 and while it cooled...

Also Nevada City. Did the P12 and while it cooled down after Calosoís race it was still hot. I prepped well by sitting in the sun cheering on other races most of the day.

Race started on an...
06-16-18, 09:14 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 37,118
Posted By hack

Sounds crazy. Hard to turn it back on after that...

Sounds crazy. Hard to turn it back on after that long of a delay.

Stoked for BZ .. such a good guy.
06-15-18, 08:25 AM
Replies: 13,615
Views: 693,949
Posted By hack

I can't really do this anymore. tl'dr fixed...

I can't really do this anymore.

tl'dr fixed some medical stuff and power has corrected.

Just under a year ago I was fed up with training and sucking at efforts longer than 5 minutes. I think my...
06-14-18, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 254,769
Posted By hack

Mikes hasnít raced a lot this year. They won...

Mikes hasnít raced a lot this year. They won quite a few of the road races, but have been absent on the crit scene lately.
06-13-18, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 254,769
Posted By hack

Your last lap footage looks much more peaceful...

Your last lap footage looks much more peaceful than Jeff's. No Willie trying to karate chop Timmy with his helmet.
06-05-18, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,900
Views: 108,409
Posted By hack

Couple of good guys in that blog post. Stoked for...

Couple of good guys in that blog post. Stoked for Sam.
05-31-18, 12:18 AM
Replies: 1,900
Views: 108,409
Posted By hack

Caught the tail end of it. What was with the GC...

Caught the tail end of it. What was with the GC neutralization? Course conditions too dangerous? Also, who decides who goes with which group? I think Pozzovivo went with the front group. Glad to see...
05-30-18, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3,846
Views: 168,030
Posted By hack

Not that I recall. A lot of ďrefused to provide a...

Not that I recall. A lot of ďrefused to provide a sampleĒ penalties.
05-30-18, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3,846
Views: 168,030
Posted By hack

Most of the positive reports that I read here are...

Most of the positive reports that I read here are from out of comp surprise tests:
https://www.usada.org/news/
05-30-18, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3,846
Views: 168,030
Posted By hack

Thatís a fair question and I havenít been out at...

Thatís a fair question and I havenít been out at the races as much this year to see them. Maybe racers are cleaning themselves up and the only failures they have to report on are the targeted out of...
05-30-18, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3,846
Views: 168,030
Posted By hack

The whole USADA/USAC race clean program has been...

The whole USADA/USAC race clean program has been lackluster. I guess theyíre doing a good job nabbing cat 3/4 masters that rarely see a podium via out of comp testing.

Glad to see they were out at...
05-29-18, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 254,769
Posted By hack

Both guys seemed totally fine with it afterward....

Both guys seemed totally fine with it afterward. Kudos to Timmy for not giving in, too.

I was too far back to see any of the finishing action, but get an up close view of Mattís teammate crashing....
05-06-18, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3,846
Views: 168,030
Posted By hack

milo goes to disney?

milo goes to disney?
05-06-18, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 136,120
Posted By hack

Teammate carries a camera from time to time. Will...

Teammate carries a camera from time to time. Will see if he had it running.
05-04-18, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 374,737
Posted By hack

If it's your dream bike, this may be worth a dice...

If it's your dream bike, this may be worth a dice roll:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/263647595699?ViewItem=&item=263647595699
05-04-18, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 374,737
Posted By hack

Probably better served in this thread. You need...

Probably better served in this thread. You need this fork?
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x598/p1008503815_4_db50b92bfb3b95c8ddc3fcc4c0933c81a38a7b18.jpg
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