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Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-11, 11:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,682
Posted By wfrogge

One thing everybody is leaving out (on the steps)...

One thing everybody is leaving out (on the steps) is to put the wheels on your bike and roll around after you mount them and get the tires on straight. This will help "set" the tire and get rid of...
07-22-11, 12:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,425
Posted By wfrogge

Could be that you are soo hung over that you stop...

Could be that you are soo hung over that you stop worrying about the race and just ride. Results tend to be better this way
07-18-11, 08:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,274
Posted By wfrogge

A nobody gets banned while we cannot get a ruling...

A nobody gets banned while we cannot get a ruling on the Contadoper case... Nice
07-06-11, 03:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,066
Posted By wfrogge

The biggest hills in the state are in the NW...

The biggest hills in the state are in the NW part. Some good rollers but thats about it
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-11, 09:06 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,638
Posted By wfrogge

HTFU... I had a 4 hour ride in the 100s on...

HTFU... I had a 4 hour ride in the 100s on sat/sun and a 1 hour crit yesterday with an average temp of 102
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-11, 11:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,424
Posted By wfrogge

Agree 100%... Cant tell you how many times new...

Agree 100%... Cant tell you how many times new riders have complained that our advertised "fast group ride" average is 21-23mph but yet we do 28mph+ for over 1/2 the ride with lots of surges,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-11, 11:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 682
Posted By wfrogge

Zero relation.... none ziltch nada

Zero relation.... none ziltch nada
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-11, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By wfrogge

Going to be really hard to find a quality road...

Going to be really hard to find a quality road shoe with a 2 hole pattern
06-24-11, 02:48 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,506
Posted By wfrogge

Weight plays a HUGE role in that number.

Weight plays a HUGE role in that number.
06-21-11, 01:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,248
Posted By wfrogge

Im on the 8 year plan

Im on the 8 year plan
06-15-11, 11:30 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,435
Posted By wfrogge

Raise your FTP enough and the bridge might not be...

Raise your FTP enough and the bridge might not be too deep in the anaerobic bucket thus not as big of a match to burn.
06-14-11, 10:40 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,435
Posted By wfrogge

Deeper base, more miles, and a higher FTP.

Deeper base, more miles, and a higher FTP.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-11, 11:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 779
Posted By wfrogge

Take a recovery week after 4-6 weeks of hard...

Take a recovery week after 4-6 weeks of hard rides. Skip the normal "hammerfest" rides and efforts and just enjoy the week. Without these breaks, you will at some point hit a wall and stop improving
06-03-11, 11:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,256
Posted By wfrogge

You can always downgrade (already pointed out)...

You can always downgrade (already pointed out) after the fact...

Myself, when I have the points for my 2 upgrade ill make the leap without hesitation. Yeah it means I wont have good results every...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-11, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 307,720
Posted By wfrogge

Imma gonna yell at somebody tonight (props to...

Imma gonna yell at somebody tonight (props to this thread)
05-31-11, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 668,361
Posted By wfrogge

Raced last weekend (AL state crit, CAT 3) and got...

Raced last weekend (AL state crit, CAT 3) and got 6th. Raced this past weekend (MOAB crit CAT 3) and got 5th..... That is all :P
05-12-11, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By wfrogge

Supposed to mold them at 160 for 20 minutes. I...

Supposed to mold them at 160 for 20 minutes. I wouldnt go any hotter than that because the glue used to bond the leather to carbon is not that great.
05-05-11, 08:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,189
Posted By wfrogge

Thanks for putting the thought of buying one in...

Thanks for putting the thought of buying one in my head.... prick
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-11, 08:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,099
Posted By wfrogge

Competitive? They are a cheaper option than SRM...

Competitive? They are a cheaper option than SRM (their only crank based competition).
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-11, 08:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,972
Posted By wfrogge

Put them in the dishwasher, let them dry...

Put them in the dishwasher, let them dry completely, then place them in a freezer ziplock bag and into the freezer for 24 hours. The heat from the high temp wash will kill most of the bacteria and...
05-04-11, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,017
Posted By wfrogge

Nice try Mr owner of CamelBak stock... nice try

Nice try Mr owner of CamelBak stock... nice try
05-04-11, 03:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,189
Posted By wfrogge

Spit the prize money sans primes (but not...

Spit the prize money sans primes (but not always).... if you win a tube sock prime, share but wash before passing them on to others
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-11, 07:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,222
Posted By wfrogge

Tufo tape is just a bad idea. With glue the tire...

Tufo tape is just a bad idea. With glue the tire has a strong bond at the edge of the rim and tire. With tape the bond is in the middle of the tire and you can flex the tire away from the rim on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-11, 07:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,222
Posted By wfrogge

To repair a tubular you peel back the base tape,...

To repair a tubular you peel back the base tape, cut the stitching open, replace the tube/fix hole in tire, sew the tire back up, then replace the base tape (with new base tape if you can find it...
04-13-11, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 668,361
Posted By wfrogge

Raced this past Saturday in a 123 race... Went...

Raced this past Saturday in a 123 race... Went with an early 3 man break that swelled to 10 at one point. Could only muster 7th for the day. That is all
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-11, 12:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,344
Posted By wfrogge

A leaner body might mean a higher V02max along...

A leaner body might mean a higher V02max along with better w/kg so even on the flats it matters.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-11, 08:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 932
Posted By wfrogge

Why do folks on forums call them brifters? Not a...

Why do folks on forums call them brifters? Not a single OEM refers to them as such.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-11, 08:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 876
Posted By wfrogge

Using sealant and Tufo tape pretty much negates...

Using sealant and Tufo tape pretty much negates the benefits of going tubular. If you do this you might as well ride a clincher.
04-05-11, 03:30 PM
Replies: 59,818
Views: 2,306,723
Posted By wfrogge

Heres some advice.... Dont stick your penis in...

Heres some advice.... Dont stick your penis in crazy
04-05-11, 03:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,270
Posted By wfrogge

Vo2max has a limit *like LT does* but 99.9% of us...

Vo2max has a limit *like LT does* but 99.9% of us will never hit it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-11, 09:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 876
Posted By wfrogge

Veloflex carbon

Veloflex carbon
04-05-11, 08:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,178
Posted By wfrogge

Hey I live in the mid south where the only thing...

Hey I live in the mid south where the only thing with an 8% grade would be a bridge overpass :).
04-04-11, 02:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,178
Posted By wfrogge

Ive placed top 3 in CAT 3 events with (at the...

Ive placed top 3 in CAT 3 events with (at the time) a much much much lower w/kg. You dont need 4.5 w/kg to draft a guy that has 4.5 w/kg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-11, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 826
Posted By wfrogge

Its hard to go from being one of the best in the...

Its hard to go from being one of the best in the world to just doing it as a hobby.
04-01-11, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 872
Posted By wfrogge

Would be funny if some of that (on some level)...

Would be funny if some of that (on some level) wasnt true
04-01-11, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 748
Posted By wfrogge

Ill never do that race again

Ill never do that race again
03-31-11, 12:23 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,683
Posted By wfrogge

FTP is a pointless number when comparing against...

FTP is a pointless number when comparing against somebody else.. w/kg is what you are looking for.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-11, 08:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 18,690
Posted By wfrogge

Its not setup correctly then. Has nothing to do...

Its not setup correctly then. Has nothing to do with Red vs Ultegra as they both shift fine
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-11, 08:18 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,511
Posted By wfrogge

THIS!!!11111 (for the short term because...

THIS!!!11111


(for the short term because having a shop do a pop rivet is a 50/50 shot at it coming undone again IMHO)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-11, 08:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 18,690
Posted By wfrogge

In this case id go with SRAM Force. Both shift...

In this case id go with SRAM Force. Both shift fine but Force is an upgrade (lower weight, built better) than the new 105. Hoods/shifting will seem odd at first but you will get used to it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-11, 08:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,565
Posted By wfrogge

No... If im not on a solo ride its nobody's...

No... If im not on a solo ride its nobody's business as to what im doing long as im being safe.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-11, 08:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,486
Posted By wfrogge

Not for the $500+ fee they charge in my area.....

Not for the $500+ fee they charge in my area.. Worst case ill call a friend to take me to the hospital *if I think something is broke*.
03-30-11, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 668,361
Posted By wfrogge

Where is the race fail report thread? Need to...

Where is the race fail report thread? Need to make a post there and the search function is not working
03-25-11, 02:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,093
Posted By wfrogge

This thread is full of wussses.. HTFU and race

This thread is full of wussses.. HTFU and race
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-11, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 307,720
Posted By wfrogge

Its Friday, Friday, gonna have fun on Friday

Its Friday, Friday, gonna have fun on Friday
03-25-11, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,009
Posted By wfrogge

It can lead to burnout but more often than not a...

It can lead to burnout but more often than not a rider just moves on to a new hobby, work, gets married, etc. I say race as much as you can while you enjoy it.... Have fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-11, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 467
Posted By wfrogge

Veloflex Carbon.... Nothing really better for the...

Veloflex Carbon.... Nothing really better for the price
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-11, 03:29 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-11, 03:28 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,025
Posted By wfrogge

Eat Spanish beef

Eat Spanish beef
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-11, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 730
Posted By wfrogge

Could go compact bars and get the same result as...

Could go compact bars and get the same result as a shorter stem.... Hard to say to be honest though.
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