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01-11-15, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,479
Posted By TrekDen

Great job on the video! Fun to watch, and I found...

Great job on the video! Fun to watch, and I found myself watching a few of them. I score all of our local CX races, and help set up some of the courses. The only racing I get to see is at the finish...
Forum: Northeast
05-21-13, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By TrekDen

Great Allegheny Passage Completed (The Last Mile Open For Riding)

It's been a long time coming, but the final mile of the GAP is open for travel. The grand opening is June 15th, but the trail is open to the public now. No more detours onto fast, high traffic roads...
04-01-13, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 133,890
Posted By TrekDen

:thumb::thumb: Beautiful weather for that race!

:thumb::thumb: Beautiful weather for that race!
03-28-13, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 886
Posted By TrekDen

I'd like to add another West Virginia based...

I'd like to add another West Virginia based promoter. Appalachian Bicycle Racing Association (ABRA). They put on handful of MTB races per year, and are usually nicely run. There are 4 on the...
02-28-13, 05:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,408
Posted By TrekDen

My take on this is simple. I'm not going to pull...

My take on this is simple. I'm not going to pull you from a local CAT 5 race just because your jersey has manufacturers logo on it. Nor am I going to if you have a Quickstep, or any other UCI pro...
02-14-13, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,292
Posted By TrekDen

Eastern US stuff here (West Virginia)... The...

Eastern US stuff here (West Virginia)... The first link is a hybrid "Cross, MTB, and Road Race combo" The second is a pure "Road Race" with a tough hilltop finish..
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02-07-13, 06:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,411
Posted By TrekDen

Scott Scale 960 298069

Scott Scale 960

298069
02-07-13, 06:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,219
Posted By TrekDen

What a fantastic day! Honestly one of the funnest...

What a fantastic day! Honestly one of the funnest days of my life! A very nicely done video of the days goings on..

http://vimeo.com/59003307#
01-31-13, 06:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,219
Posted By TrekDen

As a USAC official from S.W. PA, I'm super stoked...

As a USAC official from S.W. PA, I'm super stoked 100% of my West Pennsylginian (North W.V. & S.W. PA riders combined) racers qualified for their Master mains at #Louisville2013 Way to represent...
01-19-13, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By TrekDen

All the courteous people jogging, and walking on...

All the courteous people jogging, and walking on the right side of the trail is nice to see. We must have a lot of Europeans here in Pittsburgh. Nobody stays to the right on our trail systems :)...
01-09-13, 05:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,219
Posted By TrekDen

Weekend Passes: Check Hotel Booked: Check 6...

Weekend Passes: Check
Hotel Booked: Check
6 Hour drive from Pittsburgh Feb 1st: Totally going to be worth it!!

I worked every local CX race as a USAC official this past year, so I don't see much...
Forum: Northeast
12-17-12, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 556
Posted By TrekDen

I've done this one quite a few times in the past....

I've done this one quite a few times in the past. Giving serious thought to riding it again this time..
07-02-12, 05:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 511
Posted By TrekDen

I've never ridden around there, so I did a search...

I've never ridden around there, so I did a search on map my ride (http://www.mapmyride.com/). Wow, there are a lot of rides posted for that area. Check it out if you get a chance. I might have to...
04-25-12, 03:07 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,315
Posted By TrekDen

Suburbs of Pittsburgh at around 1100'

Suburbs of Pittsburgh at around 1100'
03-09-12, 06:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 680
Posted By TrekDen

Might do an semi-organized century from Erie, PA,...

Might do an semi-organized century from Erie, PA, through New York, and into Canada this June. Currently waiting on a copy of my birth certificate, so I can apply for a passport.
03-09-12, 03:03 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,048
Posted By TrekDen

Nothing wrong with a recovery week, but I hope...

Nothing wrong with a recovery week, but I hope you also recover soon from whatever ailment you have.
03-07-12, 06:53 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,048
Posted By TrekDen

Beautiful day out there, but I decided the...

Beautiful day out there, but I decided the basement torture chamber would better serve me. Did 8 minute warmup with cadence between 85 - 90 rpms. Ten 2 minute intervals @ 90% with 2 minutes of...
03-03-12, 07:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,033
Posted By TrekDen

So very happy to hear this Beverly!

So very happy to hear this Beverly!
03-01-12, 03:39 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,474
Posted By TrekDen

Alrighty, I'm in! Pittsburgh, PA is now...

Alrighty, I'm in! Pittsburgh, PA is now represented.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-12, 09:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 507
Posted By TrekDen

Nice 30 mile ride with 8 others on a brisk sunny...

Nice 30 mile ride with 8 others on a brisk sunny Saturday here in Pittsburgh...

http://photos3.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/b/d/d/a/highres_94548602.jpeg
02-19-12, 07:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,495
Posted By TrekDen

Had a great day out on the road with our small...

Had a great day out on the road with our small band of riders. 30 miles, brisk weather, a nice climb, and of course a bombing descent. Unfortunately the bakery/deli stop didn't happen for the group....
02-18-12, 08:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,495
Posted By TrekDen

Taking my act outside today with a small group of...

Taking my act outside today with a small group of folks. Just an easy spin, with one climb to raise the heart rates. Oh, and there will be a deli/bakery stop for a snack. I say it's a Win Win!!
02-17-12, 03:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 977
Posted By TrekDen

Tomorrow (2/18) a group of us are taking...

Tomorrow (2/18) a group of us are taking advantage of the unseasonable weather, and taking our act outside for a ride. Just so happens there is a planned lunch stop at a bakery-deli on the way back....
02-04-12, 08:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,243
Posted By TrekDen

Brian, hey man I just got here this past...

Brian, hey man I just got here this past November. My favorite place to hang on BF these days my friend. Always a pleasure to hear from ya'..

Denny
02-04-12, 08:38 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,048
Posted By TrekDen

^^^ Nice Espresso unit!! I was going to ride...

^^^ Nice Espresso unit!! I was going to ride outside :eek: today with a group. A rain / snow mix put an end to that fantasy... Basement torture sessions to start back up this week as I'm finally over...
01-30-12, 02:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,094
Posted By TrekDen

I've been tempted to do this ride for the last...

I've been tempted to do this ride for the last couple years. It gets great recommendations from some folks I ride with. Might not be the actual kind of touring you're looking for, but might be worth...
01-28-12, 09:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,430
Posted By TrekDen

Love this idea! Had to subscribe to this thread...

Love this idea! Had to subscribe to this thread to keep updated. I have a pie destination picked out for a future ride. It's a popular stop for cyclist, and has the added bonus of beautiful country...
01-22-12, 09:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,500
Posted By TrekDen

I'm sure you could fashion a suitable mount by...

I'm sure you could fashion a suitable mount by getting some of these at a local hardware store. Where there's a will, there's a way...
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01-21-12, 10:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 503
Posted By TrekDen

:bday: Beverly

:bday:

Beverly
01-21-12, 09:54 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,048
Posted By TrekDen

Basement sessions put on the back burner this...

Basement sessions put on the back burner this past week due to illness. I'm hoping this little time off didn't derail me too much. Might try an easy spin either today, or tomorrow just to get the...
01-13-12, 04:04 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,048
Posted By TrekDen

Managed to get 3 basement burners in this week....

Managed to get 3 basement burners in this week. Three weeks left in my first go around with the CTS Progressive Power Series. Having 2 different workout DVD's weekly is really keeping the motivation...
01-08-12, 09:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,672
Posted By TrekDen

I didn't ride a bunch last year, so when I did...

I didn't ride a bunch last year, so when I did they were all my favorites. Going to change that this year! I have to give the nod to the Appalachian Spring Spectacular...
01-05-12, 08:16 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,048
Posted By TrekDen

Session 2 for the week is in the books: 10 min...

Session 2 for the week is in the books: 10 min Warm up, High cadence 1 min x 3 (1 min rec between & after #3), 6 min 75 rpm Tempo into 4 min 85 - 95 rpm Steady State x 3 (2 min rec between), 10 min...
01-03-12, 08:13 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,048
Posted By TrekDen

Back at the basement tonight. A total tempo...

Back at the basement tonight. A total tempo session.
10 min warm up
4 min 75 rpm seated
1 min 70 rpm standing (repeat 4 times)
5 min recovery
4 min 75 rpm seated
1 min 70 rpm standing (repeat 4...
01-02-12, 06:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,654
Posted By TrekDen

Of all the hill repeat advice I have read,...

Of all the hill repeat advice I have read, maintaining above 60 rpm's is a highly recommended target. I'd say you're right on spot with those numbers...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-12, 05:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 666
Posted By TrekDen

This statement is total BS... A trainer specific...

This statement is total BS... A trainer specific tire is made of a compound to prevent this from happening. Going on my third winter on mine, and it shows no sign of shredding period...
01-02-12, 04:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 958
Posted By TrekDen

Did 10 miles on the Annual Pittsburgh Icycle...

Did 10 miles on the Annual Pittsburgh Icycle Bicycle ride. Only 10, but still 10 more than I had this time last year. Thumbs Up People!!!
01-02-12, 10:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,654
Posted By TrekDen

I deleted my post, because I liked the above...

I deleted my post, because I liked the above answers much better. I'm printing that advice out for my own personal use...

Great points indeed :)
Forum: Northeast
01-02-12, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 777
Posted By TrekDen

Fun fun fun! I just wish OTB...

Fun fun fun! I just wish OTB (http://www.otbbicyclecafe.com/) woulda been open for a big post ride cheeseburger and brewski!!
01-02-12, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By TrekDen

It was a fun day out there, and it's always nice...

It was a fun day out there, and it's always nice to meet and ride with my fellow BF posters. As they said the rain stopped prior, and we even had some nice moments of sunshine as we came thru the...
01-02-12, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By TrekDen

'Twas a fun ride! Lot's of friendly smiling...

'Twas a fun ride! Lot's of friendly smiling people out there today. What a perfect way to start off 2012 :)
01-01-12, 07:59 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,048
Posted By TrekDen

Taking it outside today with some like minded...

Taking it outside today with some like minded individuals. Pittsburgh's Annual New Years Day Ride, hosted by my WPW (http://wpwbikeclub.org/?p=432) club and REI. I promise to get back in the basement...
01-01-12, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By TrekDen

It's looking like a beautiful day out there to...

It's looking like a beautiful day out there to start off 2012 with a ride.

38, sunny, and ride time temp's should be in the 40's!!

Spoke a little too soon, but the rain pretty much cleared by...
12-31-11, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By TrekDen

Bendico Change of bikes for me. I'll now be...

Bendico

Change of bikes for me. I'll now be riding my Black & Yellow Scott CR1 road bike. My Flyte is set up for the indoor trainer which would have meant swapping a few tires around to use it....
12-30-11, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 369
Posted By TrekDen

Nice job, and an A+ on effort for being under the...

Nice job, and an A+ on effort for being under the weather and still getting it done. One of my all time favorite groups, so thumbs up on the song choice as well. I like when folks post their Garmin...
12-30-11, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By TrekDen

As long as it isn't raining real heavy, I'll be...

As long as it isn't raining real heavy, I'll be there. I've done the ride several times, and have always had fun. The ride itself is around 15 miles long usually, and takes place on level trails and...
12-27-11, 04:04 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,048
Posted By TrekDen

Yes, you are correct with it taking less space &...

Yes, you are correct with it taking less space & the ability to set up, and tear down easily. I have to do the same thing with mine after every session. For a day here and a day there use, I would...
12-27-11, 03:40 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,048
Posted By TrekDen

Three is the most I'll do in a week interval...

Three is the most I'll do in a week interval wise, and always a day off in between. I may do a fourth day, but usually that's just a very easy recovery spin.
12-27-11, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By TrekDen

Really cool video! Man that course had some...

Really cool video! Man that course had some length, and a pretty awesome layout. How long (mileage wise) was a lap on that thing? Looked like a section of sand on the one part of the run. Sucked for...
12-26-11, 04:48 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,048
Posted By TrekDen

Class #5 today. (Note: The heart rates listed...

Class #5 today. (Note: The heart rates listed below are the prescribed ranges set up for my personal training, and should not be used by others.)
10 minute warm up.
2 minute high cadence x 2...
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