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11-19-14, 08:40 AM
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Posted By rbart4506

That's awesome! Racing will be the bonus

That's awesome!

Racing will be the bonus
11-15-14, 06:23 AM
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Posted By rbart4506

I have a garbage bag full of my ex-wife's old...

I have a garbage bag full of my ex-wife's old cycling clothing that she didn't take. Been meaning to donate it, but I just never get around to it. I know, get off my ass and just do it!

For team...
11-12-14, 06:57 AM
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Posted By rbart4506

BTDT with back pain. Coming to terms with life...

BTDT with back pain. Coming to terms with life stresses that were contributing to the problem, acupuncture and massage solved my issues... Oh yea and time, lots of time and patience...

Good luck...
11-11-14, 12:24 PM
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Posted By rbart4506

This estimation of TSS brings up an interesting...

This estimation of TSS brings up an interesting point. I've started hiking on the weekend with the GF and really hadn't that about TSS, but I'm guessing I should since it does have an overall affect...
11-11-14, 12:16 PM
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Posted By rbart4506

You disappeared without saying anything I figured...

You disappeared without saying anything I figured we were done so I moved on!
11-11-14, 10:56 AM
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Posted By rbart4506

Awesome bmcphx! Always feels good to be alive

Awesome bmcphx! Always feels good to be alive
11-11-14, 07:29 AM
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Posted By rbart4506

Life is going to get interesting! Found...

Life is going to get interesting!

Found myself an amazing woman who thinks I'm a fantastic guy, who would have thought that lol

She's not a cyclist, but gets the dedication since her oldest...
10-29-14, 05:59 AM
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Posted By rbart4506

Good luck Homebrew, I'm sure everything will work...

Good luck Homebrew, I'm sure everything will work out in the end...
10-19-14, 07:26 AM
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Posted By rbart4506

Nice shots guys!

Nice shots guys!
10-16-14, 08:46 PM
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Posted By rbart4506

I just felt like I was watching an episode of...

I just felt like I was watching an episode of Charlie Brown when he's at school...
10-15-14, 09:13 AM
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Posted By rbart4506

What's your point? You just let it happen? For...

What's your point? You just let it happen? For your sake I hope it's not you or a member of your family that gets infected. There needs to be better safety measures put in place and followed. I just...
10-15-14, 07:16 AM
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Posted By rbart4506

Pretty much, but it was all back this morning...

Pretty much, but it was all back this morning after filling the gut back up yesterday...
10-14-14, 02:39 PM
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Posted By rbart4506

Colonoscopy done, easier then expected all...

Colonoscopy done, easier then expected all around. Everything is clear. Worst part was hanging around the house trying to occupy myself while I was doing the prep.
10-13-14, 07:40 AM
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Posted By rbart4506

Second Monday in October here, every year...

Second Monday in October here, every year...
10-13-14, 06:24 AM
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Posted By rbart4506

Happy Thanksgiving to my fellow Canadians! Time...

Happy Thanksgiving to my fellow Canadians! Time to sit back and relax...
10-13-14, 06:20 AM
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Posted By rbart4506

I also have picked up a Stages to use on my new...

I also have picked up a Stages to use on my new build. It's going to be 11spd and the most affordable way to get power on the new bike. I have a Quarq Riken on the current bike and it's been great,...
10-10-14, 08:46 PM
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Posted By rbart4506

I'm a little late to the party, but look what the...

I'm a little late to the party, but look what the cat dragged in!
10-07-14, 07:36 PM
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Posted By rbart4506

I like...

I like...
10-02-14, 06:25 PM
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Posted By rbart4506

Thanks for the pointers guys... CDR, that's...

Thanks for the pointers guys...

CDR, that's what I wanted to hear. My procedure is at 8am on the Tuesday so I figured eat breakfast early on Monday and then start the process. Luckily the Monday...
10-02-14, 12:56 PM
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Posted By rbart4506

Oh yea it's going to be a fun day... Best part is...

Oh yea it's going to be a fun day... Best part is it's our Thanksgiving weekend lol
10-02-14, 12:04 PM
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Posted By rbart4506

Yea 24hrs... Never done that... Figure this...

Yea 24hrs... Never done that...

Figure this is as good a time as any since the season just finished and a somewhat forced break is a good thing. I'm guessing that it'll take a couple days to get...
10-02-14, 11:42 AM
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Posted By rbart4506

This might qualify as a TMI, but I have to get a...

This might qualify as a TMI, but I have to get a colonoscopy done and the prep has me a bit freaked, especially the fasting portion... Any tips? The fact I spend my days mumbling 'I'm hungry' has me...
09-28-14, 04:17 PM
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Posted By rbart4506

Thanks Revchuck... Had a good time. Never climbed...

Thanks Revchuck... Had a good time. Never climbed so much in my life. The goal was 6hrs and I missed it by a few minutes. Hanging with my Georgia friend and drinking some beers. A perfect way to end...
09-27-14, 07:33 PM
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Posted By rbart4506

Enjoying my stay in Georgia. Man I love riding...

Enjoying my stay in Georgia. Man I love riding down here. Nothing beats nice smooth roads with little traffic. Six gap sufferage tomorrow!

This is going to be a damn fine way to cap off a really...
09-25-14, 08:35 AM
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Posted By rbart4506

Road trip! Next stop, the mountains of North...

Road trip! Next stop, the mountains of North Georgia... Ok with a sleep over somewhere south of Cincinnati...
09-24-14, 06:23 AM
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Posted By rbart4506

Yes... I have a number in mind and I shoot for...

Yes... I have a number in mind and I shoot for that...
09-21-14, 08:29 PM
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Posted By rbart4506

Time to bring this one back from page #2...

Time to bring this one back from page #2 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) !

Getting my parts together for my winter build of a new team bike and scored a pretty...
09-21-14, 08:05 PM
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Posted By rbart4506

CDR.... Glad to hear Junior feels better. Sick...

CDR.... Glad to hear Junior feels better. Sick kids are never a fun thing to deal with especially the stress you deal with worrying about them...
09-20-14, 05:19 PM
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Posted By rbart4506

Got bored last night and tallied up my WKO...

Got bored last night and tallied up my WKO numbers for the last 12 months... 12500km and 640hrs, the distance doesn't include January or February since I was indoors and don't use a speed/cadence...
09-20-14, 05:02 PM
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Posted By rbart4506

I use to do the 20min test, but ran into issues...

I use to do the 20min test, but ran into issues here in finding suitable roads to perform the test. There's only one suitable road that allows a constant 20min effort and it's pretty busy. I've since...
09-19-14, 08:49 PM
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Posted By rbart4506

Same problem with the A23s, but running 25s...

Same problem with the A23s, but running 25s really helps... With the 23s I had it was near impossible to mount the tire on.
09-19-14, 10:03 AM
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Posted By rbart4506

Yea, but what does that have to do with this...

Yea, but what does that have to do with this workout?

When I'm doing dirty 30s I usually do them at 150% of FTP... That's what my legs and lungs limit me too :)
09-19-14, 07:06 AM
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Posted By rbart4506

I've got a set of A23s laced to WI hubs... Nice...

I've got a set of A23s laced to WI hubs... Nice training wheels. Going to get a second set built up for the new frame. Luckily I already have a rear WI hub that I can use which will really lower the...
09-19-14, 07:03 AM
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Posted By rbart4506

Yea I was going to say 200% of FTP for 30sec...

Yea I was going to say 200% of FTP for 30sec ain't going to happen for me... Period! That may explain my lack of success :)
09-13-14, 07:45 PM
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Posted By rbart4506

I'm no top level racer by any means, but I found...

I'm no top level racer by any means, but I found that one winter on my e-motion rollers did a world of good for my form... Much, much smoother on the bike...

Looks like I'm borrowing a 1000g...
09-11-14, 08:03 PM
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Posted By rbart4506

Bingo! I don't know about anyone else, but I get...

Bingo! I don't know about anyone else, but I get as much from the training as I do the racing...

I've had some of my greatest zen like moments on the bike while training. It's the focus I require...
09-11-14, 07:23 AM
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Posted By rbart4506

It's amazing how a rain bike with fenders can...

It's amazing how a rain bike with fenders can make you feel like a big kid when you out on a 2hr endurance ride in the rain....
09-10-14, 08:59 AM
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Posted By rbart4506

Good stuff!

Good stuff!
09-09-14, 12:42 PM
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Posted By rbart4506

Almost 10hrs to Vermont and I'm driving 14hrs to...

Almost 10hrs to Vermont and I'm driving 14hrs to 6 gap in Georgia, but I do believe I may have a problem ;)
09-08-14, 07:51 PM
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Posted By rbart4506

Yup me too... Well not really living off of it,...

Yup me too... Well not really living off of it, but it sure has helped considering the changes at the beginning of this year. I still plan on being the responsible parent and leaving cash for the...
09-08-14, 07:29 AM
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Posted By rbart4506

No issues with my two brothers and I in regards...

No issues with my two brothers and I in regards to my parent's estate. The three of us treated the whole thing with dignity and respect, something my parents would have wanted, and followed the word...
09-06-14, 07:10 AM
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Posted By rbart4506

The pressure on the BB from the pedal pressing...

The pressure on the BB from the pedal pressing against the floor will kill the bike... And if you lay it down on the drive train side you are doing unforeseeable damage! ;)
09-06-14, 06:52 AM
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Posted By rbart4506

Can I fit my bike in the back standing up?...

Can I fit my bike in the back standing up? Probably not...

I still have to steal a drive in my son's Focus ST.... That's about as close to a sports car as I can get lol
09-06-14, 05:07 AM
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Posted By rbart4506

As an owner of a Mazda5, I can not participate in...

As an owner of a Mazda5, I can not participate in this conversation....
09-04-14, 10:28 AM
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Posted By rbart4506

Thinking good thoughts for you and your family...

Thinking good thoughts for you and your family Gramercy... Life is a very precious thing!

Ticking one off my bucket list. Heading to Georgia at the end of this month to tackle the 6 gap century.
08-30-14, 07:15 PM
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Posted By rbart4506

I like riding my bike outdoors too much to train...

I like riding my bike outdoors too much to train indoor unless I have too...

On a somewhat related, but unrelated topic, I rode a trainer for the first time in a long time. Used it at the GMSR TT...
08-30-14, 02:20 PM
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Posted By rbart4506

Had an interesting moment after today's stage at...

Had an interesting moment after today's stage at GMSR. I drove down a section that I had just raced on, I thought to myself 'we raced this section, really?' Didn't look familiar at all. Guess I had...
08-30-14, 02:16 PM
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Posted By rbart4506

Yup... I know I sit there all too often! Have to...

Yup... I know I sit there all too often! Have to work on that next season. I've made progress this year for sure, but there's more in here I know it...
08-29-14, 06:51 PM
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Posted By rbart4506

I've adjusted as the season has gone on, but my...

I've adjusted as the season has gone on, but my Catskills TT showed that my FTP was probably a bit higher then I had it listed. I didn't adjust at that point because the TT had a significant uphill...
08-29-14, 06:35 AM
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Posted By rbart4506

Getting this back on topic again... I've been...

Getting this back on topic again... I've been running a CTL of 105+ for the last 6-8wks, guess that might explain the constant tired feeling. Still riding well, but I know it's a matter of time...
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