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12-20-15, 07:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,963
Posted By Bronze Potato

At 56 I got off my bike and started back at a...

At 56 I got off my bike and started back at a more well rounded fitness approach. Getting in a much great degree of knee flexion with different training (squats/oly lifts/rowing/etc) in a few weeks...
12-20-15, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,629
Posted By Bronze Potato

I say don't do it man. I was like you,...

I say don't do it man.

I was like you, big/fit (but taller/heavier] and wanted to loose as much weight as I could to make myself a competitive cyclist. No matter how much muscle you sacrifice...
12-30-13, 09:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,068
Posted By Bronze Potato

Not one mention of core strength or flexibility...

Not one mention of core strength or flexibility and learning how to sit on a bike and not sitting on a saddle?

It's not a bar stool.

Shame.
12-23-13, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 930
Posted By Bronze Potato

Had one bout of A-fib 10 years ago they thought...

Had one bout of A-fib 10 years ago they thought as caused by dehydration. Started drinking some water instead of beer for breakfast and never had a problem since. Last night was intervals on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-13, 12:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,444
Posted By Bronze Potato

1+ Merican manufacturing = Must sell more ...

1+

Merican manufacturing = Must sell more

Mericans = I must buy more.

Rinse and repeat.
12-18-13, 10:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,632
Posted By Bronze Potato

I took my cages off as they ruined the lines of...

I took my cages off as they ruined the lines of the bike and no matter what color I used it just didn't go with the color ways of my frame.

I just get a Red Bull when I stop for cigarettes anyway.
12-13-13, 04:42 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 32,830
Posted By Bronze Potato

Hopefully the inference isn't that Starbucks...

Hopefully the inference isn't that Starbucks makes excellent coffee but more that they helped the current coffee craze get some legs.
12-13-13, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By Bronze Potato

Of course there is always improving your core...

Of course there is always improving your core strength but then again that's a lot of work…...;)
03-07-12, 07:15 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,296
Posted By Bronze Potato

Anarchy. Someone bought me a Corpse ID...

Anarchy.



Someone bought me a Corpse ID but I have no idea where the thing is and I even looked in all my black jerseys. ;)
03-06-12, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By Bronze Potato

He musta been wearing Hi-vis yellow or "hunter"...

He musta been wearing Hi-vis yellow or "hunter" orange I assume.
03-04-12, 01:57 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,760
Posted By Bronze Potato

The picture illustrates it terribly. The...

The picture illustrates it terribly.

The human eye is MUCH better at dealing with light/shadow that your camera.

Dark colors are more difficult to see in shadows but pictures [either still or...
03-01-12, 04:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,203
Posted By Bronze Potato

Friends don't let friends drive drunk.

Friends don't let friends drive drunk.
03-01-12, 04:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,203
Posted By Bronze Potato

Not in my reality.

Not in my reality.
03-01-12, 03:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,203
Posted By Bronze Potato

Bar tape is either white or black. There is no...

Bar tape is either white or black. There is no discussion.
03-01-12, 03:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,881
Posted By Bronze Potato

"I'm going to kill you" People just are...

"I'm going to kill you"

People just are funny about that.
02-26-12, 07:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,760
Posted By Bronze Potato

May I buy a beer please? Awesome.

May I buy a beer please?

Awesome.
02-26-12, 07:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,760
Posted By Bronze Potato

Dear Lord, Please save me from those trying to...

Dear Lord, Please save me from those trying to save me.

Thank you

BP
02-25-12, 05:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,344
Posted By Bronze Potato

Yeah, what he said. You just couldn't get out...

Yeah, what he said. You just couldn't get out without reaching down and loosening them. Fun when the light was still red and you were at the end of your ability to track stand.

I understand that...
02-25-12, 05:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,354
Posted By Bronze Potato

Hahahahahahahahaha... 2011 Ford F250...

Hahahahahahahahaha...

2011 Ford F250 Powerstroke Diesel 50K+
02-20-12, 06:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,344
Posted By Bronze Potato

Coming of age with 2 sets of Binda straps...

Coming of age with 2 sets of Binda straps tightened to toe numbing level, I feel less secure in the current equipment but I enjoy the comfort. I still twist/torque out while sprinting a couple times...
02-19-12, 09:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,240
Posted By Bronze Potato

I think I'm ready for them.... 238172

I think I'm ready for them....

238172
02-18-12, 05:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,678
Posted By Bronze Potato

10000+ Don't expect to ride a 'racing bike'...

10000+

Don't expect to ride a 'racing bike' position comfortably if you aren't fit enough to do so.

92.7% of sore a$$ and hand/shoulder 'problems' are core strength issues according to TGKATBP.
02-04-12, 07:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,371
Posted By Bronze Potato

Core strength. People that brace against the...

Core strength.

People that brace against the bars with their arms/shoulders and strain to hold their heeds up are a train wreck.

Many people adapt to that dynamic but it's not how 'racing...
01-19-12, 08:58 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,708
Posted By Bronze Potato

My guess is a lot of people aren't doing it right.

My guess is a lot of people aren't doing it right.
01-19-12, 07:05 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,708
Posted By Bronze Potato

Isn't sex riding?

Isn't sex riding?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-12, 12:52 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,962
Posted By Bronze Potato

Not using them will only lead to another...

Not using them will only lead to another Fukushima. Do you really want the specter of that hanging over you?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-12, 04:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 622
Posted By Bronze Potato

Send em south. ...

Send em south.

http://justanothercyclist.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/advanced-bike-pile.jpg
01-16-12, 02:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,303
Posted By Bronze Potato

I have a 1500+ W sprint, I've never broken mine...

I have a 1500+ W sprint, I've never broken mine and it's had a year+ of hard training miles.
01-16-12, 08:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,860
Posted By Bronze Potato

Judging from what I see, clearly there are a lot...

Judging from what I see, clearly there are a lot of incorrect ways to do so.
01-16-12, 07:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,860
Posted By Bronze Potato

Perhaps they could just have a dog walking...

Perhaps they could just have a dog walking service deal with the kid?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-12, 07:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,121
Posted By Bronze Potato

"Big ring"? ...

"Big ring"?

http://korossy.org/pictures/xtr5.jpg
01-15-12, 06:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,303
Posted By Bronze Potato

Give it some time.

Give it some time.
01-15-12, 11:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,693
Posted By Bronze Potato

In any race.

In any race.
01-15-12, 08:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,303
Posted By Bronze Potato

I gots me Sham-no on one bike and Kampi on...

I gots me Sham-no on one bike and Kampi on another.

Neither helps me produce more watts though and I wouldn't complain if forced to run one or tuther.

I like the kampi more betterer because of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-12, 04:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,762
Posted By Bronze Potato

I'm in if I can export/upload to Trainingpeaks? ...

I'm in if I can export/upload to Trainingpeaks?

Is that feature available yet?
01-14-12, 12:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,107
Posted By Bronze Potato

Was at local lawn mower repair place a few...

Was at local lawn mower repair place a few summers ago. I picked up a 48" mower deck and carried to my truck. The guy there was like "holy crap!!".

I said' not bad for an old guy huh?' He said I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-12, 05:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 678
Posted By Bronze Potato

Yes, but think of the money you saved buying that...

Yes, but think of the money you saved buying that particular bike!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-12, 09:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,409
Posted By Bronze Potato

From a dirt bike perspective.... Back in the...

From a dirt bike perspective....

Back in the dark ages when Euro bikes rules [Husky/Bultaco/Maico/CZ/etc.] they all shifted on the right. Theory being that your right foot balanced your left hand...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-12, 08:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,409
Posted By Bronze Potato

Right is right for me........all set up that way...

Right is right for me........all set up that way after many years on motorcycles. I'm right handed and like to use the front brake with my more skilled hand.

There is no right/wrong, it's whatever...
01-12-12, 10:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,612
Posted By Bronze Potato

One size does not fit all. Dressing for a...

One size does not fit all. Dressing for a recovery ride/coffee shop tour and heading out to do hill repeats require different kit.
01-11-12, 09:30 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,048
Posted By Bronze Potato

Easy just kills me. I want to hammer! ...

Easy just kills me. I want to hammer!

But.........recovery has to be balanced with efforts. [Damm it all]
01-11-12, 08:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,612
Posted By Bronze Potato

Ca-nee warmers for me. If it's wet, embrocation....

Ca-nee warmers for me. If it's wet, embrocation. 35 a few days ago and bib tights were over-kill for me.

Now we can diverge and argue about embro. ;)
01-11-12, 08:31 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,048
Posted By Bronze Potato

I called KK last spring and asked if they had...

I called KK last spring and asked if they had definitive roll-down info to sync to a PT wheel. They said they'd get back to me...... I called this fall, they remembered speaking to me but are to deep...
01-11-12, 04:35 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,048
Posted By Bronze Potato

Backing of to 5.5 turns I'm definitely turning a...

Backing of to 5.5 turns I'm definitely turning a faster speed for the given watt. Watts are watts but I kinda like the trainer and the road to be similar if I can. Don't think it really makes much...
01-11-12, 07:29 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,048
Posted By Bronze Potato

....from the KK manual. "Turn adjustment ...

....from the KK manual.

"Turn adjustment
knob until roller
touches tire. then
add 2 to 5 more
turns. Test tire friction by
sharply moving
tire a 1/4 turn back
and forth. apply
01-10-12, 06:17 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,048
Posted By Bronze Potato

How was the roller resistance set for the bike on...

How was the roller resistance set for the bike on the Kirk trainer w/the PT wheel? I'm about 7 full turns in from initial tire/roller contact [100psi] but think I may still need more to get me...
01-10-12, 06:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,496
Posted By Bronze Potato

It may be mundane for you but it's a winning...

It may be mundane for you but it's a winning wager to think that most women have not been around many [if any] men with shaved legs. Not to mention huge muscular shaved legs. A number of times over...
01-10-12, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8,471
Views: 643,114
Posted By Bronze Potato

Of course you're are correct, my FTP has really...

Of course you're are correct, my FTP has really improved but even at 318 FTP I don't believe I was over 2.6 W/kg for longer efforts. I need to move to FL and just race TT. Really, thanks for the...
01-10-12, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8,471
Views: 643,114
Posted By Bronze Potato

Yeah, it's a whining attitude but it's also just...

Yeah, it's a whining attitude but it's also just a fact. At < 10% body fat I'm still 230 lbs. That's a lot of beef to climb or do repeated acceleration with.

I belong on a track. [or in a zoo]
01-10-12, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8,471
Views: 643,114
Posted By Bronze Potato

Good link... interesting stuff. All...

Good link... interesting stuff.




All the patience in the world can't help my power/weight ratio. It suck and unless I hack off a leg it ain't never gunna change to the point my P/W ratio is...
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