Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: chadwick
Showing results 1 to 50 of 340
Search took 0.05 seconds.
01-17-16, 03:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,210
Posted By chadwick

Corona Pass in Winter

Corona Pass, also known as Rollins Pass, is a high-altitude mountain pass in north-central Colorado, between the towns of Winter Park and Nederland. Part of the Moffat Road, Rollins Pass was the...
01-17-16, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 467,561
Posted By chadwick

Recorded this a couple of weeks ago on Dec...

Recorded this a couple of weeks ago on Dec 30th... this is the Flume trail in Fraser, Colorado. One of our more fun summer singletrack trails, and has turned into a fantastic fat bike singletrack for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-15, 06:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,422
Posted By chadwick

Two big mountain passes this weekend... this is...

Two big mountain passes this weekend... this is the first time so far this spring we've had warm temperatures and no storms, so I was glad to be out.

Saturday was 3500ft up Berthoud Pass, Sunday...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-15, 05:24 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 48,799
Posted By chadwick

Today was another trip up the west side of Trail...

Today was another trip up the west side of Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park - it opened this weekend for the season. Still crazy snow up there, but melting fast as we've had our first...
03-18-15, 01:36 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,968
Posted By chadwick

I moved up here from sea level 3 years ago, and...

I moved up here from sea level 3 years ago, and came up to ride in the summer a lot. It's actually not bad at all. If you are racing, or really pushing yourself, you will definitely notice your...
03-15-15, 10:23 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,968
Posted By chadwick

Corona Pass

Corona (aka Rollins) pass is a high-mountain pass that crosses the continental divide between Boulder and Winter Park, Colorado. it was the the only way the trains went over the mountains until the...
02-01-15, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,586
Posted By chadwick

Another Surly Bud & Lou Tire Review

This is my 3rd season with a '12 Surly Mainlander that came with Big Fat Larry tires. They have about 700 miles on them in that time, and during my first fat bike race last week I got to check out a...
01-10-15, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 467,561
Posted By chadwick

Today was the best fat bike ride in the snow I've...

Today was the best fat bike ride in the snow I've had yet. Nearly perfect conditions.

427765
01-06-15, 09:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,257
Posted By chadwick

I live in rural Colorado and have had to learn...

I live in rural Colorado and have had to learn the hard way, more than once, to be extra careful on solo excursions, even close to home.

In my first season riding a fat bike in the winter here I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-14, 10:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 772
Posted By chadwick

Nope but it was plowed up to the alpine visitor's...

Nope but it was plowed up to the alpine visitor's center. They're up there digging it out for opening next week.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-14, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 772
Posted By chadwick

Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park

The road isn't open to vehicles yet (next weekend), so I was able to get a nice semi-private ride on it this past weekend. I recorded the descent from Milner Pass to the Colorado River Trailhead for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-14, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2,706
Views: 454,131
Posted By chadwick

Milner Pass on Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain...

Milner Pass on Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park yesterday, May 18th. One week until it should be fully opened for the season.

And, oh yeah, having the road closed to motorize...
04-15-14, 04:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,312
Posted By chadwick

Oh and another tip, one that's important for me...

Oh and another tip, one that's important for me this year.

On all the epics I've done, my time is frequently greatly effected by wasting time. I spent 30 minutes recovering at the top of Columbine...
04-15-14, 04:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,312
Posted By chadwick

I was looking back at my pictures from the race,...

I was looking back at my pictures from the race, and there weren't any from the hardest part (technical) of the Colombine climb. Frankly, it's not technical, but the combination of altitude, grade,...
04-15-14, 04:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,312
Posted By chadwick

Oh yeah - tips: Eat a lot more than you...

Oh yeah - tips:

Eat a lot more than you think to keep going. 9-13 hours at high intensity is a lot of work. I aimed for 350 calories an hour and it was not enough. Not to mention, I found it...
04-15-14, 03:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,312
Posted By chadwick

I'm in... got a qualifier at last year's Silver...

I'm in... got a qualifier at last year's Silver Rush 50. It will be my 2nd attempt. I made it to the pipeline cut-off at 9:15 in '11, missing the cut-off by 15 minutes (but by then I was happy about...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-12, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 264,409
Posted By chadwick

Fun ride up some of Trail Ridge Rd. Next time...

Fun ride up some of Trail Ridge Rd. Next time I'll start closer to the park.

http://app.strava.com/rides/21466247
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-11, 11:27 PM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 264,409
Posted By chadwick

My last ride in Colorado before coming home......

My last ride in Colorado before coming home... the climb of Mt. Evans: http://app.strava.com/rides/1265717
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-11, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 264,409
Posted By chadwick

My first attempt at the Leadville Trail 100 on...

My first attempt at the Leadville Trail 100 on Saturday: http://app.strava.com/rides/1224153

Just missed the time cut at the last aid station, but did better than I expected. That Columbine Mine...
08-09-11, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 324,582
Posted By chadwick

Did a recon ride of the first part of the...

Did a recon ride of the first part of the Leadville Trail 100 MTB race today. St. Kevin's, Sugarloaf, and the Powerline Descent. Took it super easy since I'm tapering, but wow it was still tough....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-11, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 264,409
Posted By chadwick

A recon ride for the Leadville Trail 100 MTB...

A recon ride for the Leadville Trail 100 MTB race: http://app.strava.com/rides/1176181 - holy crap are those climbs steep.

Two more easy road rides this week and then the big race on Saturday....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-11, 12:06 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,928
Posted By chadwick

I like, although their site does seem sluggish to...

I like, although their site does seem sluggish to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-11, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 264,409
Posted By chadwick

Climbing repeats up Berthoud Pass in Colorado...

Climbing repeats up Berthoud Pass in Colorado today: http://app.strava.com/rides/1144108

I couldn't hold the power levels during the intervals, not even close. Altitude acclimation I guess, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-11, 05:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 878
Posted By chadwick

Happens to me most every ride in the summer......

Happens to me most every ride in the summer... argh
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-11, 05:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,373
Posted By chadwick

I had 68 oz of water w/ electrolyte plus 16 oz of...

I had 68 oz of water w/ electrolyte plus 16 oz of Perpetum mix on a 4 hour ride today... still was down over 3% body weight from that. Nasty hot + humid.

You'll need to experiment a lot on this,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-11, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 264,409
Posted By chadwick

How is the bike infrastructure in the valley,...

How is the bike infrastructure in the valley, anyway? Can you get away with commuting or is it bike unfriendly? Whenever I've visited I've only ever been on the freeways.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-11, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 264,409
Posted By chadwick

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/103195368 - a...

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/103195368 - a mountain bike ride for a change, with actual hills! I only had to drive 2.5 hours to get to some. I don't think I've ever worked so hard for 20 miles....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-11, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By chadwick

Seems pretty high for the old style frame, unless...

Seems pretty high for the old style frame, unless it's got some great wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-11, 03:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,060
Posted By chadwick

It's good to be young. Like others have...

It's good to be young.

Like others have said, everything about HR is individual, and you aren't too far out of line for the statistical norm.

One thing though - in my case, I find the Garmin...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-11, 09:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,133
Posted By chadwick

Finish training for the Leadville 100, which is...

Finish training for the Leadville 100, which is on August 13th.

Ride up & down Mt. Evans after that.

Survive both of those... fingers
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-11, 11:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,154
Posted By chadwick

I dunno how long they really last, but I'm pretty...

I dunno how long they really last, but I'm pretty sure now that my latest bike hit 5K miles it's time to ditch it and get a new one. Why take a chance on an explosion!?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-11, 01:23 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,697
Posted By chadwick

And to think people still wonder why so many...

And to think people still wonder why so many cyclists have eating disorders.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-11, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 264,409
Posted By chadwick

Power Intervals (> threshold) for the first time...

Power Intervals (> threshold) for the first time every today. Those hurt, but were fun. Managed to hit a new max HR on the bike, which only tells me how much of a wuss I've been before. :lol:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-11, 09:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,176
Posted By chadwick

It's doing the TSS for my runs a bit... wrong...

It's doing the TSS for my runs a bit... wrong right now. The 41 minute run last Friday gave me a rTSS of 591! woohoo! :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-11, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By chadwick

Excellent. I'm hoping to do that exact ride when...

Excellent. I'm hoping to do that exact ride when I head back in a couple of weeks.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-11, 06:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,176
Posted By chadwick

pcad - grab the Mac Device Agent from...

pcad - grab the Mac Device Agent from http://support.trainingpeaks.com/device-agent.aspx instead of trying to upload via their web UI. It works better.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-11, 06:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,176
Posted By chadwick

What a sample trainingpeaks dashboard looks like...

What a sample trainingpeaks dashboard looks like with a season's power data (i.e. pretty much just like what you'd get in WKO+):

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6015/5972505488_48afc68850.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-11, 06:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,176
Posted By chadwick

They have free accounts that you can try out and...

They have free accounts that you can try out and you get a lot of the data and basic data management with that.

You need a premium account to get all the WKO+ style power features, performance...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-11, 06:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,176
Posted By chadwick

Golden Cheetah is free, open source, and can...

Golden Cheetah is free, open source, and can import directly from the .fit files. It's a lot like WKO+ but not as polished in the UI, but you get most of the features - more than PowerAgent.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-11, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By chadwick

Nice! Did this start from Echo Lake or further...

Nice! Did this start from Echo Lake or further down?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-11, 06:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,452
Posted By chadwick

I try and keep to no more than 4. No reason to...

I try and keep to no more than 4. No reason to keep the old ones.

So that's why I have 6 + the ones for running.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-11, 06:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,176
Posted By chadwick

On the speed/cadence sensor issue - I know, at...

On the speed/cadence sensor issue - I know, at least on my ForeRunner 310XT, that GPS speed would be quite inaccurate on any hill climb, because the unit was only calculating speed based on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-11, 06:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,176
Posted By chadwick

pcad, PowerAgent on the Mac doesn't deal...

pcad,

PowerAgent on the Mac doesn't deal with the Garmin 500, at least (I'm going to assume the 800 is the same way, since it's new and Garmin's choice these days is the .fit file format rather...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-11, 09:29 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,094
Posted By chadwick

I usually average between 15.5 and 18 when doing...

I usually average between 15.5 and 18 when doing a century solo, on pretty flat, but windy terrain.

My fastest ever was an average of 20.0 on flat to gentle hilly terrain, but that was with a nice...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-11, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 85,966
Posted By chadwick

Impressive!

Impressive!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-11, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 85,966
Posted By chadwick

I wish you could the motivation you get from a...

I wish you could the motivation you get from a screaming crowd at a time trial bottled up for consumption. That would rule!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-11, 04:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,784
Posted By chadwick

This is precisely why I didn't take that awesome...

This is precisely why I didn't take that awesome job there back in '08... I'd love it, except for the nearly never-ending gloom. It does wear you down after a while.

Back in '01 we vacationed up...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-11, 04:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,784
Posted By chadwick

You could use a Philips goLITE Blu gadget.

You could use a Philips goLITE Blu gadget.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-11, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By chadwick

Mine receives HR, speed, cadence, and power and...

Mine receives HR, speed, cadence, and power and lasts that long. Works great. Less filling!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-11, 03:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,594
Posted By chadwick

You have to build a custom one on their Project 1...

You have to build a custom one on their Project 1 site - http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en/collections/custom_project_one/models pick a 6.5 or whatever and let it load the Project 1 bike builder.
...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 340
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.