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04-21-11, 07:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 995
Posted By yonderboy

When my kiddo was in the 6-9 month range, I did a...

When my kiddo was in the 6-9 month range, I did a season of track racing. I was either DFL or OTB in every race, but I could expect to have at least 1 evening a week where I could ride.

I would...
Replies: 48
Views: 8,943
Posted By yonderboy

How big is that bucket of nits? Thanks for...

How big is that bucket of nits? Thanks for completely ignoring the power comparison. If you'd like, I can go find the original Road Cycling thread so you can argue with like-minded pedants.
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By yonderboy

Washington Park...

Washington Park (http://www.washingtonparkpdx.org/attractions.htm) is not too far from the track. Washington Square Mall is also down the road, if they're into shopping.
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By yonderboy

Show up on a Wednesday with $5 for the bike and...

Show up on a Wednesday with $5 for the bike and $5 for the class. Bring your own pedals if you have them. They have clips & straps for people who like to ride with street shoes, but if you're used...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-09, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,331
Posted By yonderboy

With that paint job and carbon seat stays its...

With that paint job and carbon seat stays its probably a 2005 Lobular 50. The Lobular 100 and Mitis had different paint jobs and carbon chain stays.
07-10-09, 09:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,196
Posted By yonderboy

They fixed the loosening with a steel fixing bolt...

They fixed the loosening with a steel fixing bolt that comes stock on all the newer cranks.

I have a pair that are about 3 years old. They've been trouble free after the initial install through...
Replies: 48
Views: 8,943
Posted By yonderboy

Since everyone is going to nitpick this detail,...

Since everyone is going to nitpick this detail, this is why I qualified myself:



There are too many other variables at play (start, tire pressure, air density, temperature, food you ate, etc,...
Replies: 48
Views: 8,943
Posted By yonderboy

You've probably read the Bike Radar...

You've probably read the Bike Radar (http://www.bikeradar.com/news/article/how-aero-is-aero-19273) article? In there, they say a full TT setup will save you 9 seconds per km going 40km/h. There are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-09, 02:56 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 17,118
Posted By yonderboy

http://velospace.org/files/Cervelo-P3-Fixie.jpg

http://velospace.org/files/Cervelo-P3-Fixie.jpg
Replies: 63
Views: 3,056
Posted By yonderboy

I still think unknown distance is my favorite. ...

I still think unknown distance is my favorite. It's like the last few laps of a criterium for a whole race; if you don't have a good position coming into the bell, there's not much you're going to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-09, 05:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,099
Posted By yonderboy

As they say: If you can't go fast, look good.

As they say: If you can't go fast, look good.
Replies: 23
Views: 3,761
Posted By yonderboy

Ask lots of questions

Ask lots of questions
04-22-09, 09:27 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,955
Posted By yonderboy

Don't you know those HPlusSons catastrophically...

Don't you know those HPlusSons catastrophically taco? I hear they're worse than carbon. ;)
04-22-09, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By yonderboy

Wassat?[/QUOTE] When you create a race in...

Wassat?[/QUOTE]

When you create a race in your ATP, TrainingPeaks creates an entry in your Reports->Race Reports section. You can go in there and record placing/number of entrants, bike time,...
04-16-09, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By yonderboy

PowerTap Head Unit without a Hub

I'm looking at getting a PRO+ for my road bike, but I also train/race on the track. Can I use the head unit plus another set of speed+cadence sensors on my track bike? When the track hubs come out,...
Replies: 2
Views: 749
Posted By yonderboy

You can get 12x28x8 bearings in multiple levels...

You can get 12x28x8 bearings in multiple levels of performance, depending on how much you want to spend. The Phil Spec low-drag (http://www.philwood.com/SpecPremium%20Bearings.htm) seals are popular...
04-05-09, 10:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,879
Posted By yonderboy

I've been using the Alpinestars S-MX 6...

I've been using the Alpinestars S-MX 6 (http://www.newenough.com/gloves/street_short_cuff/alpinestars/s_mx_6_motorcycle_gloves.html) for a few years now. They get used in just about every condition...
Replies: 10
Views: 765
Posted By yonderboy

All the video I've found has been shaky-cam'd...

All the video I've found has been shaky-cam'd from Eurosport.
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By yonderboy

If you're looking to get started with track...

If you're looking to get started with track training, you might also check out Singleton's Corner (http://www.forestcityvelodrome.ca/singletons_corner.php). Gord is a regular over at FGF and a World...
01-27-09, 04:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,810
Posted By yonderboy

You're probably being a facetious, but in case...

You're probably being a facetious, but in case you're not:

http://www.britishcycling.org.uk/web/MultimediaFiles/20080311_WORLD_CHAMPS_TRAINING_HOY_KENNY_WEB.JPG

The bars and stem are one piece.
01-25-09, 07:27 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,420
Posted By yonderboy

+K-man +Murrays +Brad Ross

+K-man
+Murrays
+Brad Ross
01-25-09, 07:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,358
Posted By yonderboy

Look at any of the EAI offerings. The...

Look at any of the EAI offerings. The Bareknuckle (steel) or Brassknuckle (alloy) are both capable track rigs. Slap a Reynolds Ouzo Track on there, if you want a carbon fork. You might look at the...
01-20-09, 02:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,513
Posted By yonderboy

Some units have a mag resistance unit that bolts...

Some units have a mag resistance unit that bolts on. Kreitlers have a fan. There's another one that uses a set of magnets mounted on a bar. My personal favorite is to use an old towel folded...
12-15-08, 07:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,841
Posted By yonderboy

Skyway needs to come back in a big way.

Skyway needs to come back in a big way.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-08, 06:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,016
Posted By yonderboy

I have an older model of the PI lobster claws...

I have an older model of the PI lobster claws that are great. They're not waterproof, but the insulation is good for a small amount of rain. I haven't tried the PI AmFib or Craft Thermal claws,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-08, 01:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 690
Posted By yonderboy

I guess there's always Burnaby. Or Nokians.

I guess there's always Burnaby. Or Nokians.
11-29-08, 01:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,228
Posted By yonderboy

This isn't that big of a deal. You set your zone...

This isn't that big of a deal. You set your zone at whatever zone you're going to be riding in. Or you just set it to zone 4 and leave it. Most HRMs give you zone above/below along with in, so you...
11-25-08, 11:05 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,820
Posted By yonderboy

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3012/3010922602_649...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3012/3010922602_649a7719ed.jpg

At least until Quarq releases their modded FSA cranks. :)
11-25-08, 10:41 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 19,838
Posted By yonderboy

A curry donut would be more appropriate, since it...

A curry donut would be more appropriate, since it happened in front of Misto Do.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3189/3055819622_c1a9b7f306.jpg
11-25-08, 12:17 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,811
Posted By yonderboy

That's a short cockpit you've got setup. ...

That's a short cockpit you've got setup.

What fork did you swap it out with?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-08, 08:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 585
Posted By yonderboy

He makes pretty good pancakes, too.

He makes pretty good pancakes, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-08, 08:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 585
Posted By yonderboy

Universal has them...

Universal has them (http://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=25887&category=3652). I could get one to match my frame, but I have more offseason beer to drink.
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By yonderboy

I like the gold Langster.

I like the gold Langster.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-08, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 811
Posted By yonderboy

Shower's Pass Double Century...

Shower's Pass Double Century (http://showerspass.com/cart/product_info.php?cPath=21_25&products_id=63)
Pearl Izumi Zephrr...
11-04-08, 07:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 631
Posted By yonderboy

Next up: the Byzantine Generals problem modeled...

Next up: the Byzantine Generals problem modeled by guys in the break.
11-04-08, 12:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,423
Posted By yonderboy

http://staufenberger.typepad.com/repository/PumaFi...

http://staufenberger.typepad.com/repository/PumaFixedGear101.pdf
11-02-08, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By yonderboy

Good to see that they're still building trails on...

Good to see that they're still building trails on Moscow Mt. It's been a while since I've ridden up there, but that side of the mountain was always pretty technical.

I hope nobody was accosted by...
11-02-08, 02:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,027
Posted By yonderboy

I find the bars designed for STI shifters (single...

I find the bars designed for STI shifters (single groove) are better when riding without hoods attached. They usually have a flatter portion before the bend starts where you can curl your fingers...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-08, 06:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,108
Posted By yonderboy

That's because the keirin riders would all be...

That's because the keirin riders would all be dragging tires behind them.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-08, 05:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,108
Posted By yonderboy

That question comes up about once a year. The...

That question comes up about once a year. The professional keirin riders don't usually compete in olympic keirin. No one has a definitive answer, but the two events are different (9 riders vs 6,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-08, 05:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,108
Posted By yonderboy

I ♥ ケイリン

I ♥ ケイリン
11-01-08, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By yonderboy

You dog could probably break a 25 min 5k.

You dog could probably break a 25 min 5k.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-08, 03:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 540
Posted By yonderboy

Define "cheaply". You can do what you're asking...

Define "cheaply". You can do what you're asking for less than $200. Even cheaper if you're willing to scour eBay/CraigsList.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-08, 11:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,121
Posted By yonderboy

Looks like the back of my FSA Team Issue cranks. ...

Looks like the back of my FSA Team Issue cranks. And mine are a couple years old but have that indentation in the spider arms like the MOST crank photo.

If you look at the bolt pattern on the...
10-26-08, 06:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 813
Posted By yonderboy

That's not a bad idea. The amount of blow tubes...

That's not a bad idea. The amount of blow tubes I see at the velodrome would almost warrant testing that out for bicycles.

I know about once every 5 years or so, some major bike magazine tests...
10-21-08, 09:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,082
Posted By yonderboy

I figured it was so you could run pegs without...

I figured it was so you could run pegs without bending your axles.

I, for one, welcome our 700c flatland overlords.
10-21-08, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,082
Posted By yonderboy

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3194/2956462614_de6...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3194/2956462614_de6b842f17.jpg

BMX-style fork?
10-20-08, 02:16 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 20,009
Posted By yonderboy

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3220/2694857130_d22...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3220/2694857130_d220b85523.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3268/2916482165_001540de18.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3166/2563231950_13a8790d25.jpg
10-19-08, 02:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,950
Posted By yonderboy

Start doing match sprints. You'll have a 50%...

Start doing match sprints. You'll have a 50% chance of winning.
10-19-08, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,852,010
Posted By yonderboy

What is that omamori for?

What is that omamori for?
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