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Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-09, 07:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,460
Posted By Bantam

Nytro

Nytro
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-09, 06:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,451
Posted By Bantam

Walser Focus Dolan Booyah, 3 original...

Walser
Focus
Dolan

Booyah, 3 original responses there.
05-09-09, 06:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,379
Posted By Bantam

Wait, so who caused you to crash? The guy that...

Wait, so who caused you to crash? The guy that trimmed his trees?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-09, 10:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,407
Posted By Bantam

It's a better bike than the similar Trek/Spec...

It's a better bike than the similar Trek/Spec offering.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-09, 10:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,222
Posted By Bantam

As opposed to riding them on singletrack? Where...

As opposed to riding them on singletrack? Where should one use a road bike + clip on set up?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-09, 11:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By Bantam

He's disabled, he adapted, that's just how it...

He's disabled, he adapted, that's just how it goes.
05-05-09, 10:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,221
Posted By Bantam

used powertap, as has been said.

used powertap, as has been said.
05-04-09, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By Bantam

My biggest gripe is not being able to highlight a...

My biggest gripe is not being able to highlight a section of a ride and see the data for it. avg speed, avg power, etc.
05-04-09, 02:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,244
Posted By Bantam

Don't you post on FGF? Follow your plan...

Don't you post on FGF?

Follow your plan for a few months and see how long it takes you.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-09, 02:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,621
Posted By Bantam

I won't be in California 'till next week so I'm...

I won't be in California 'till next week so I'm not sure how easy it is to find rural routes with very little car traffic and less bike traffic. But when I got out to hammer LT intervals or log...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-09, 11:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,621
Posted By Bantam

Pass on whichever side is safest. I did a...

Pass on whichever side is safest.
I did a sprint distance triathlon a few weeks ago on a very short downtown bike course(5km) that we did 3 times. So coming by the transition there were 2 guys...
05-02-09, 08:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,106
Posted By Bantam

So Impey should get the same since he also put a...

So Impey should get the same since he also put a hand on someone?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-09, 03:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,374
Posted By Bantam

It's a good distance if you have a 40 minute...

It's a good distance if you have a 40 minute climb somewhere in there.
Forum: Triathlon
05-01-09, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 917
Posted By Bantam

Wear it in training to get used to it. Just not...

Wear it in training to get used to it. Just not every training ride.
04-30-09, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By Bantam

As for the percentage of FTP for the 2x20s: go...

As for the percentage of FTP for the 2x20s: go by feel and do not go out too hard. The important thing for a new PM user isn't to be so uber precise with the numbers, but to get in the time near...
04-30-09, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By Bantam

I think that a better idea would be for you to...

I think that a better idea would be for you to come up with a plan and post it for critique. I am NOT being an arse here. This question was posed on a track racing forum I frequent that has a lot...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-09, 11:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,224
Posted By Bantam

Did you read the thread? He already said he...

Did you read the thread? He already said he didn't. He then gave plausable reasoning for not.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-09, 08:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,224
Posted By Bantam

Cool, hope you like the new 'Dale. I started...

Cool, hope you like the new 'Dale.
I started with a Trek 1500, moved to a six13 three months ago, and I'm now on a CAAD9. The six13 was trashed in a crash. I think that the CAAD9 is much closer in...
04-15-09, 08:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,380
Posted By Bantam

I've been using PowerAgent and it is lacking. ...

I've been using PowerAgent and it is lacking. I'll give this one a shot.
04-13-09, 11:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,179
Posted By Bantam

Just go ahead and rub it in. A Cat4 race with...

Just go ahead and rub it in. A Cat4 race with real actual climbing. I want to go!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-09, 12:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,867
Posted By Bantam

I threw up in my mouth in a TT last June. I...

I threw up in my mouth in a TT last June.
I threw up at a training crit 3 weeks ago.
I almost fell off my bike after a hill climb finsh in a Road Race last month. I got 9th, last place in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-09, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By Bantam

I'm a Cannondale and PowerTap shill. So much so...

I'm a Cannondale and PowerTap shill. So much so that when my six16 broke I decided to get a CAAD9.
04-09-09, 04:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,112
Posted By Bantam

Why is DHolla not on Garmin Slipstream proper?

Why is DHolla not on Garmin Slipstream proper?
04-09-09, 04:15 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,431
Posted By Bantam

He's a cat1. And he used to race in Belgium.

He's a cat1. And he used to race in Belgium.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-09, 12:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,693
Posted By Bantam

My six13 disagrees... ...

My six13 disagrees...
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3615/3424256989_f240560bf9.jpg

'Course, if you convince a junior racer to run over any carbon bike at 30mph during a field sprint I'm guessing...
04-09-09, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,195
Posted By Bantam

It's just like saddles. you have to figure out...

It's just like saddles. you have to figure out what works for you.
Personally I think those new Mavics in yellow look pretty bombass.
04-09-09, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By Bantam

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3615/3424256989_f24...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3615/3424256989_f240560bf9.jpg

The stitches come out in 7 days. I'm going to go to the gym at school and get on a handbike and may try doing one legged rowing on a...
04-08-09, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,012
Posted By Bantam

This guy might have something to say about that ...

This guy might have something to say about that

Beijing Individual Pursuit Gold Medalist (that's a 4km race).
http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Sport/Pix/pictures/2008/08/16/wiggs4.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-09, 12:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,822
Posted By Bantam

Dude, I'm 5'9" and weight 132-134, and I'm...

Dude, I'm 5'9" and weight 132-134, and I'm healthy.
I do this sport called "cycling" and I'm ok at this thing called "climbing".
04-07-09, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By Bantam

I'm not sure if I want to use this thread or my...

I'm not sure if I want to use this thread or my blog as my road to recovery documentation place. I'll probably do both.

As for me, the road rash is healing nicely, nothing seems out of sorts. ...
04-06-09, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By Bantam

That finish did seem to wreak havoc on the lower...

That finish did seem to wreak havoc on the lower Cat fields.

Way to race truckin.
04-05-09, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By Bantam

Well, here's mine. I got to the course late,...

Well, here's mine. I got to the course late, pinned up, and rolled to the line. The first 5 minutes were pretty chill so I got warmed up and decided to get myself to the front. I spent the better...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-09, 10:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,101
Posted By Bantam

Yeah, it's called track racing...

Yeah, it's called track racing (http://cyclingnews.com/track/2009/mar09/wtc09/?id=stages)
It's a legitimate form of racing in itself!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-09, 11:24 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,938
Posted By Bantam

Have you ever done a 4 hour group ride? You...

Have you ever done a 4 hour group ride? You can't help but look at calf muscles just a little. It's not about being gay, it's about looking at what is right in front of your eyes.
03-25-09, 07:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,800
Posted By Bantam

I almost always have that feeling in the first 5...

I almost always have that feeling in the first 5 minutes of every crit I do. It passes, usually.
03-18-09, 08:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,416
Posted By Bantam

Ultra-distance trail running. Powerlifting? ...

Ultra-distance trail running.
Powerlifting?

It's funny how different those 2 are, yet they both hold some appeal.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-09, 08:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,611
Posted By Bantam

A buddy of mine has a MTB from one of those ebay...

A buddy of mine has a MTB from one of those ebay sellers. He is happy so far. I have ridden it and really like the geo (not applicable to the roadies I, I know). It was pretty quick because I...
03-15-09, 05:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 886
Posted By Bantam

A 10% grade? Damn straight I'm doing that; in...

A 10% grade? Damn straight I'm doing that; in any conditions!
I raced a crit in central S. Carolina today, same rain and cold plus lots of painted lines. I'm still alive.
03-14-09, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 669,443
Posted By Bantam

Blythewood, South Carolina Cat4 Crit. Shortened...

Blythewood, South Carolina Cat4 Crit.
Shortened to 30min due to rain and temps in the low 40s.
Some attacks, but nothing would stick. 13th/30 or so.
03-13-09, 08:44 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,421
Posted By Bantam

It was my revenge for having to do those nasty...

It was my revenge for having to do those nasty nasty crits that are so popular around here.
03-12-09, 06:07 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,421
Posted By Bantam

It's a long time coming (my post in this thread),...

It's a long time coming (my post in this thread), but I got my first baby upgrade point towards Cat3 on Saturday. I tried to shatter the field on the hill on laps 3 and 5, but they let me roll away...
03-12-09, 05:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,199
Posted By Bantam

My vote is that you pose this question to a...

My vote is that you pose this question to a trackie. Ask Taylor Phinney if he went 4:15.xxx in the 4km pursuit by going all out or if it was the result of learning to pace. Learn to pace it kiddies.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-09, 05:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,014
Posted By Bantam

I was a runner looking for sport that would f***...

I was a runner looking for sport that would f*** with my head even more (tactics).
Since I already weighed 132lbs alll I needed to do was build power. Still working on that.
03-09-09, 03:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,865
Posted By Bantam

He'll realize that in P12. ;) Nice win!

He'll realize that in P12. ;)

Nice win!
03-01-09, 04:12 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,421
Posted By Bantam

Well, I didn't see you, but I saw your kit. The...

Well, I didn't see you, but I saw your kit. The 3 and 4 fields were combined for 3 laps. I wanted to be at the front to respond and try to stay out of the mayhem (that I never saw). Everyone raced...
02-27-09, 08:40 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,421
Posted By Bantam

Either way I'm going to race my heart out. I'll...

Either way I'm going to race my heart out. I'll say hello if I see you, I'll be the guy with a six13 with the Healthnet paint job.
02-27-09, 08:37 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,421
Posted By Bantam

They shortened Sunday's Donaldson race due to the...

They shortened Sunday's Donaldson race due to the wind. It was pretty monumental wind, though.
02-27-09, 08:18 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,421
Posted By Bantam

I'm kinda hoping a lot of people will sit this...

I'm kinda hoping a lot of people will sit this one out. I'm not a huge fan of big, finnicky packs in the rain. I'm wondering if they will shorten the races tomorrow. I usually like longer races,...
02-27-09, 08:03 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,421
Posted By Bantam

That's right, next week is the one with the hill...

That's right, next week is the one with the hill people talk about in hushed tones. I've never been on the River Falls course, but if the rumors are true, I will enjoy it.

Man, I hope you feel...
02-27-09, 06:26 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,421
Posted By Bantam

No disrespect subby, but that ain't no "climb" at...

No disrespect subby, but that ain't no "climb" at the finish. It's some nice large rollers/small hills. If it was a nice climb I wouldn't look over and see guys that weight 180lbs (45 more than me)...
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