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Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,168
Posted By Voodoo76

Not really. If your interest is in riding and not...

Not really. If your interest is in riding and not your limits then there is really no need to ever know. Either way a good day is a good day (just more qualitative riding "acoustic"). I started...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,310
Posted By Voodoo76

Doge, I hear ya man. Thats a tough one but I've...

Doge, I hear ya man. Thats a tough one but I've found that it pretty much gets ignored anyway. What does some old dude know?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,198
Posted By Voodoo76

I think most riders could change from 175 to...

I think most riders could change from 175 to 172.5 w/o any setup changes, and not notice a difference.

Depending on which pedal you were coming from the newer Shimano pedals generally have a lower...
06-17-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 125,994
Posted By Voodoo76

Heathpack, thank you for passing on the shoe...

Heathpack, thank you for passing on the shoe info. I may have to make a trip out to ERO one of these days, a unique service and would be an interesting experience.
06-17-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,089
Posted By Voodoo76

Thanks! Certainly in a much better place mentally...

Thanks! Certainly in a much better place mentally and catching back up physically.
06-16-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 19,881
Posted By Voodoo76

Outstanding!

Outstanding!
06-16-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,089
Posted By Voodoo76

A little testing at race pace Saturday. Tried...

A little testing at race pace Saturday. Tried several TT bar configurations in a stiffer than expected crosswind. Too close to call on performance but hands a little higher did seem to help with...
06-15-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 125,994
Posted By Voodoo76

That is awesome!

That is awesome!
06-15-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 125,994
Posted By Voodoo76

Some work yet to be done. I've seen some data on...

Some work yet to be done. I've seen some data on the Speedplay Aeros, ERO Sports showed 3-5W over the std pedals. Not much out there on shoes but thinking about going to lace up like Empires or Sub6....
06-14-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 125,994
Posted By Voodoo76

What crank are you running? I'm using a...

What crank are you running? I'm using a Holowgram/SISL2 & can put my little finger between a 56 and the chain stay. A lot of BB30 setups use a drive side spacer (for SISL2 it's 2.5mm) to set the...
06-13-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 125,994
Posted By Voodoo76

I'm looking for info on cable routing. A 2013 DA...

I'm looking for info on cable routing. A 2013 DA frame running 1x. Similar to burnthesheep's setup. 2 cables running into the top tube behind the stem (no FD cable). I have a decent amount of extra...
06-12-19, 05:35 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,118
Posted By Voodoo76

Best of luck to you all, that looks like a pretty...

Best of luck to you all, that looks like a pretty cool event. I'll have to check out the TX State next year.
06-11-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 125,994
Posted By Voodoo76

What has been your impression of the HED wheel?...

What has been your impression of the HED wheel? More or less stable than a deep section wheel? Thinking about an H3 Plus in front or a deep section front (808 or equivalent). Currently using a...
06-05-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By Voodoo76

Agree in the hip angle limiter being a reason for...

Agree in the hip angle limiter being a reason for potentially going shorter. This trend was driven by the Tri world. The idea being you can run more effectively after a TT on shorter cranks. An issue...
06-04-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 125,994
Posted By Voodoo76

Interesting comparison. I picked up a Bioracer...

Interesting comparison. I picked up a Bioracer suit for this season, replacing an Assos. Like the fit and seems well made. Due to the way the season has gone it hasnít been tested yet.

Planning on...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 05:54 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,416
Posted By Voodoo76

An update. I was working with another bike fitter...

An update. I was working with another bike fitter early this year & he moved me foreword about 20mm based on some pedal dynamic data. Trying create a little more pedal pressure and less heel drop at...
06-03-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,089
Posted By Voodoo76

Did 2x20 on the TT Bike Saturday, staying on the...

Did 2x20 on the TT Bike Saturday, staying on the low side of SS. Just trying to relax and feel efficient. I can honestly say that is the best I have ever felt Aero. Averaged 23 mph on NP of 202W for...
05-31-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,089
Posted By Voodoo76

Stress went really well, that's the first time...

Stress went really well, that's the first time I've ever been on a treadmill and got some cool patterns shaved on my chest :lol:

Clinically negative, electrically negative, no arrhythmia's...
Replies: 2,482
Views: 234,164
Posted By Voodoo76

Good analysis Morelock, a lot of past...

Good analysis Morelock, a lot of past conditioning to live off while building speed. Phil has shown a nerdy side, see some of his climbing bike weight weenie videos. So I'm sure going Aero geek...
Replies: 2,482
Views: 234,164
Posted By Voodoo76

https://youtu.be/S48SMejuhRA Didn't see that...

https://youtu.be/S48SMejuhRA

Didn't see that coming. :)
05-24-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,089
Posted By Voodoo76

ECHO and Stress tests coming up on Wednesday....

ECHO and Stress tests coming up on Wednesday. Been feeling fine, riding 6 to 8 hrs endurance a week. Keeping it mellow, no intensity. Will be interesting.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,512
Posted By Voodoo76

Training I expect everyone to take a turn so go...

Training I expect everyone to take a turn so go to the back. If you are a "workhorse" pull longer. Racing I would be more than happy to let you slot in 4th or 5th in front of me and take an extra...
05-14-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,089
Posted By Voodoo76

Playing the long game

Playing the long game
05-13-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,089
Posted By Voodoo76

The addendum to what now (or the real what now...

The addendum to what now (or the real what now perhaps). Skipped Sundayís race. I had not been feeling 100% off and on the last couple months, occasionally seeing some unusual HR response (low) in...
05-08-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,084
Posted By Voodoo76

BB, very cool that's not just performance...

BB, very cool that's not just performance improvement that's life changing level stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 307,708
Posted By Voodoo76

You would be amazed at how often and well this...

You would be amazed at how often and well this works.
05-06-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By Voodoo76

Love em. 3rd season on 38cm (36 at the hoods) 3T...

Love em. 3rd season on 38cm (36 at the hoods) 3T Ergonova. I don't see how static fitting arms at your side can account for differences in shoulder function. Narrow bars force me to either externally...
05-06-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,089
Posted By Voodoo76

Race setup felt OK Saturday, even on the rough...

Race setup felt OK Saturday, even on the rough roads. Could still feel the Thursday intensity though, legs. Sunday was a solid 3hrs endurance, ended up around 150TSS so not too hard. Micro's Tuesday...
05-03-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,089
Posted By Voodoo76

Back to some VO2 work, went pretty well. Going to...

Back to some VO2 work, went pretty well. Going to check my race setup Saturday. Unfortunately both loops I've been timing the last couple years are really beat up due to construction traffic.
04-28-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,089
Posted By Voodoo76

Endurance was on the schedule but I did put some...

Endurance was on the schedule but I did put some efforts in during the last half. 2 hrs tomorrow then a couple days off for a business trip.
04-27-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,089
Posted By Voodoo76

A little test this morning. Solid 20m building...

A little test this morning. Solid 20m building power the whole time with the last half at 240+. Felt like a 90% effort. Riding more by feel/momentum then last year. VI is higher but I think for me...
04-26-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,089
Posted By Voodoo76

Hermes, envy man. Wish I lived closer to Alkek, I...

Hermes, envy man. Wish I lived closer to Alkek, I would ditch the road all together. I could live off a weekly schedule of a couple training sessions, a race night and a long road ride. Used to train...
04-25-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,089
Posted By Voodoo76

Solid over/under work today, 3x15. That feeling...

Solid over/under work today, 3x15. That feeling when you are working hard but not struggling or hurting...
04-25-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13,620
Views: 694,267
Posted By Voodoo76

While you are thinking about gearing consider...

While you are thinking about gearing consider chainring size as well, especially for flatter courses. A couple teeth can shift your whole cassette up or down a half tooth. At 90rpm for example a...
04-24-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 382
Posted By Voodoo76

Bolt-SRM Issue

Anyone else running this combo, Bolt-SRM PM7?
04-23-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,089
Posted By Voodoo76

Crushed a VO2 workout. 7x3m, 1:1 which usually...

Crushed a VO2 workout. 7x3m, 1:1 which usually kills me. Followed that up with some out of the seat low cadence work. Easy tomorrow then some SS to end the week. I haven't worked as much in the Aero...
04-23-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3,846
Views: 168,132
Posted By Voodoo76

Flatballer, makes sense now. That would be a very...

Flatballer, makes sense now. That would be a very unfamiliar business to me (an engineer Plant Mgr, with an engineer CEO) and a more difficult transformation than ours. What we are currently going...
04-22-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,089
Posted By Voodoo76

Went out on the TT Bike Saturday and did a couple...

Went out on the TT Bike Saturday and did a couple short 5 min efforts, man did I feel rested & fast. Same Sunday on the road bike, a couple hours with a jacked up SRM reading 0 watts half the ride...
04-22-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3,846
Views: 168,132
Posted By Voodoo76

I wouldnít lay this at the feet of MBAís, the...

I wouldnít lay this at the feet of MBAís, the numbers are what they are. When margins are slim you do what you need to do. My point was to go a little easy on the dude running the place, he may be...
04-22-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3,846
Views: 168,132
Posted By Voodoo76

I take a shot at a short answer. Low margin...

I take a shot at a short answer. Low margin business (as is most manufacturing) and getting lower. Staff's are much leaner than they used to be. 25 years ago this companies corporate phone list was a...
04-20-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3,846
Views: 168,132
Posted By Voodoo76

From a managers perspective, I run a plant for a...

From a managers perspective, I run a plant for a small automotive Tier 1, you can go too far the other way. My tendency is to take the extra on myself in order to make sure everyone gets time off. So...
04-17-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,089
Posted By Voodoo76

Yep, that's pretty much the situation. You...

Yep, that's pretty much the situation.

You can't really describe Austin without talking about the traffic.

Perhaps I'll take up sporting clays, or 3 Gun looks which looks like a blast.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,113
Posted By Voodoo76

Along these line one of the more profound...

Along these line one of the more profound observations when I first started with power was shifting up more on down hills when solo. I had a tendency to just spin/soft pedal & was giving away a lot...
04-16-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,089
Posted By Voodoo76

I don't want to put an end to the gravel bike...

I don't want to put an end to the gravel bike business :lol:
04-15-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,089
Posted By Voodoo76

What Now?

The dearth of anything mass start around here that isn't 35+ or 40+ lead me to a decision to pursue TT's as a competitive outlet. Although I'm purely a sprinter I worked & struggled and over the last...
03-12-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,075
Posted By Voodoo76

Waiting for Doge to weigh in :)

Waiting for Doge to weigh in :)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,173
Posted By Voodoo76

Not enough warmup, when you are cold your body is...

Not enough warmup, when you are cold your body is moving blood to the core so you need a little more movement to counteract that. Try a 15 to 20 min loop at a moderate effort then hit the hill.
02-25-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13,620
Views: 694,267
Posted By Voodoo76

When I lived in Northern MI I would go straight...

When I lived in Northern MI I would go straight from skiing to the local training Crits with some pretty good results. Didn't do any transition to the bike at all. Aerobic is my weakness and I think...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,173
Posted By Voodoo76

I think your perceived exertion inside is fooling...

I think your perceived exertion inside is fooling you. You are simply riding harder outside, likely because you are cooler. Ride to the same HR inside and I'll bet you are overheating, causing a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,587
Posted By Voodoo76

Mini Pumps

The good, bad and ugly? Looking to replace an ancient Topeak that decided to retire itself on a ride a while back. Road only, training rides in the 2 to 4 hour range so small/light is good. I always...
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