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01-13-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,241
Posted By rubiksoval

Ah! But fortunately, I've spent this entire...

Ah! But fortunately, I've spent this entire summer riding my road bike pretty aggressively. I had to start off with only doing it 2-3 minutes at a time because it was so uncomfortable and then...
01-12-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15,795
Views: 928,593
Posted By Hermes

Fiesta TTT Tuesday. What a great day for a time...

Fiesta TTT Tuesday. What a great day for a time trial - mid 60s, water was like glass and 8 person rowing teams on the water. 20K into Strava. Another chainless day.
01-12-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15,795
Views: 928,593
Posted By caloso

3 sets of 14x30s on/off VO2max intervals this...

3 sets of 14x30s on/off VO2max intervals this morning. Thought I was going to die during the first set and then weirdly after that it wasn't too bad. Shrug.
Forum: Triathlon
01-09-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By masonv45

For shoes - they vary greatly per person - kind...

For shoes - they vary greatly per person - kind of like saddles on bikes.

I've run in Nike, Asics - and my last 4 pairs have been UnderArmour. I replace them after 500 miles.

Any good pair...
12-31-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,241
Posted By Enthalpic

Due to fibre type interconversion over time you...

Due to fibre type interconversion over time you tend to gain endurance but lose peak power.
12-31-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,241
Posted By gsteinb

I’m 54. I beat guys in their 20s. I upgraded to 1...

I’m 54. I beat guys in their 20s. I upgraded to 1 at 45.
12-31-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,112
Posted By Hiro11

This article is questionable. The article is from...

This article is questionable. The article is from a British periodical and focuses entirely on a very small number of British cyclists who have a background in rowing. Perhaps the fact that the best...
12-30-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,241
Posted By TMonk

Time to go for some TT segments! All the top...

Time to go for some TT segments! All the top times of the coveted Fiesta Island in San Diego (both long and short loops) are from TTT efforts mostly in racing. My squad has both rn.
12-30-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,241
Posted By Enthalpic

Just make some longer segments, nothing says they...

Just make some longer segments, nothing says they have to be "[<3min efforts that blow your load]." Many local segments around here are actual TT race courses.
12-30-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By Kapusta

Iím loving this hot & cold water spigot!

For me, the miserable aspect of winter riding (whether it be riding the commuter around town or the Fat bike in the woods) has been rinsing salt, snow, ice, and mud off the bike when it is frigid...
12-28-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,040
Posted By UCantTouchThis

CB Podium bottles and cages. Ride on the fly...

CB Podium bottles and cages. Ride on the fly using one hand. Easy enough to remove and replace bottles without taking an eye off the road. Why would I want to ruin a perfectly good rhythm by stopping?
12-26-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 963
Posted By rubiksoval

Stop trying to do an 8 minute and a 20 minute...

Stop trying to do an 8 minute and a 20 minute test. If you're not completing them then you're not well-versed enough with power and how it correlates to your efforts yet, so spending the next few...
12-21-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15,795
Views: 928,593
Posted By TMonk

18.5 hrs last week. Used some PTO to make it...

18.5 hrs last week. Used some PTO to make it happen. Now I'm tired and my legs hurt. But in a good way :) Taking it easy this week.

Not sure what January will bring. VoS was cancelled in...
12-19-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,891
Posted By downtube42

Recreational chase-downs are to racing what BF...

Recreational chase-downs are to racing what BF threads are to real life discussions.
12-19-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,891
Posted By rubiksoval

I think there are multiple people in this thread...

I think there are multiple people in this thread that are doing just that. The OP even qualifies his "racing" with statements that others think he can "start as a Cat 3".
12-16-20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By HD3andMe

One key benefit is that they cause lots of...

One key benefit is that they cause lots of ill-informed and/or inexperienced folks to make a bunch of funny claims about them on BF.

Just watch.
12-16-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,834
Posted By chaadster

Asking for opinions isnít trolling, but making...

Asking for opinions isnít trolling, but making blatantly and flagrantly false assertions like Zwift lacks esprit de corps *is* trolling. Itís obvious to anyone that Zwift has more community spirit...
12-16-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,834
Posted By La Tortue

Just curious since you are speaking as...

Just curious since you are speaking as knowledgeable in Zwift have you ever raced in a Zwift Team Time Trial using Discord? If not perhaps you might give this a try and see if this doesn't move the...
12-16-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15,795
Views: 928,593
Posted By caloso

I did the Build Me Up plan earlier this fall and...

I did the Build Me Up plan earlier this fall and it had a lot of different cadence targets that I found a little annoying at first, mostly because I have a dumb trainer so I have to do a lot of...
12-16-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15,795
Views: 928,593
Posted By cmh

On the other hand my Windows PC decided to...

On the other hand my Windows PC decided to restart in the middle of my last FTP test. They are all a part of the great conspiracy to frustrate our workouts and make us slow!
12-16-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,834
Posted By chaadster

Now Zwift, which is the most social online...

Now Zwift, which is the most social online cycling format and has literally spawned Zwifting studios, lacks esprit de corps?!

This thread is a troll.
12-16-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,891
Posted By Reflector Guy

This thread reminds me of two cars racing on the...

This thread reminds me of two cars racing on the highway. One car is pedal-to-the-metal, taking curves as fast as he can, trying to catch the other car against all odds.

And the other car is on...
12-15-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By plowmanjoe

4-bolt shoes here. less hardware, lower stack,...

4-bolt shoes here. less hardware, lower stack, lighter. I use dmt shoes and i love them. I've been through 3 different pairs/models now.
12-15-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 668
Posted By Paul Barnard

No you aren't.

No you aren't.
12-14-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,004
Posted By tomato coupe

I think it's unlikely he had issues with you...

I think it's unlikely he had issues with you riding 50'-70' behind him. I think it's far more likely you're imagining things.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,148
Posted By Bluechip

It just depends on what type of space you have...

It just depends on what type of space you have available. I have more wall space then air space so I went with a flat against the wall type.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,050
Posted By guadzilla

My understanding of aero helmets - from what I...

My understanding of aero helmets - from what I have read, mind you, not first hand (full disclosure) - is that the best helmet can vary a lot from person to person. That said, the Evade and the...
12-14-20, 02:28 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,403
Posted By Maelochs

Ummmm ..... you are willing to address a crowd...

Ummmm ..... you are willing to address a crowd of random strangers now, when there is no way to change what has already happened .... but were not willing to address a single human being,...
12-13-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,635
Posted By freeranger

Maybe suggest he meet you at the police dept.,...

Maybe suggest he meet you at the police dept., during working hours, in one of those small towns. If he doesn't want to do this, maybe pass on the bike.
12-12-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 668
Posted By cxwrench

VBC is Variable Bolt CIRCLE, not count. And no,...

VBC is Variable Bolt CIRCLE, not count. And no, you can't attach 'basically any rings you want. You're really something...you link to the product site which includes a great discription and then you...
12-12-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 668
Posted By mstateglfr

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Good luck with all this.
12-11-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,322
Posted By aplcr0331

Wish. Granted. ...

Wish. Granted.


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12-09-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 159,556
Posted By caloso

Hey, just seeing this. We had a local weekly TT...

Hey, just seeing this. We had a local weekly TT series in Sacramento this year which was a lot of fun and a nice way to channel our racing energy during the pandemic. Basically, you need Strava, a...
12-08-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,357
Posted By Doge

It is a thing. The juniors do it a lot. If the...

It is a thing. The juniors do it a lot. If the course is flat they will put spacers where cogs were and run 1-3 cogs on back.
It is one of those small things, but if you TT a lot there will be some...
12-08-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,817
Posted By Koyote

That reminds me: I live in Amish country, and see...

That reminds me: I live in Amish country, and see horse-drawn buggies all the time. One day, on a short climb, I passed a young man and a woman in one...They were either brother and sister or were...
12-08-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,817
Posted By cyccommute

+1. Bicyclists...most notable the League of...

+1. Bicyclists...most notable the League of American Wheelmen...were at the fore front of the ďGood Roads Movemen (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Good_Roads_Movement)tĒ. Motorists today tell us to...
12-08-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 159,556
Posted By topflightpro

What about just creating a TT segment that people...

What about just creating a TT segment that people can do it over a week or weekend?
12-07-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,422
Posted By AlmostTrick

To me, solo Time Trial is the most authentic and...

To me, solo Time Trial is the most authentic and I'd even say most "fair" form of racing. No other riders to help you along or slow you down. No team games. Besides, riding at high speed only inches...
12-06-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15,795
Views: 928,593
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I am skeptical. I hope I'm wrong though! ...

I am skeptical. I hope I'm wrong though!
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^Meant for all the race directors
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,602
Posted By MoAlpha

Mess with biomechanics you don't understand at...

Mess with biomechanics you don't understand at your peril.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,602
Posted By HTupolev

If you're naturally comfortable not dropping your...

If you're naturally comfortable not dropping your heels, why are you trying to drop your heels?
12-04-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,357
Posted By kensuf

Just go for the straight 11t block cassette.

Just go for the straight 11t block cassette.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,519
Posted By caloso

Around here, I don't think anyone would have an...

Around here, I don't think anyone would have an issue with it if you were on the front or off the back. Anywhere in the group, and you should be able to cover your brakes.
11-29-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15,795
Views: 928,593
Posted By caloso

My wife thinks that weighing yourself too often...

My wife thinks that weighing yourself too often will cause an eating disorder.
11-29-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15,795
Views: 928,593
Posted By gsteinb

I haven't weighed myself in a year. There was a...

I haven't weighed myself in a year. There was a pandemic. Did you hear?
11-28-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15,795
Views: 928,593
Posted By caloso

FTP test today. Did the 5’ and 20’ just like the...

FTP test today. Did the 5’ and 20’ just like the book says. FTP increased 23 watts since September and best 5 minute power in 4 years. Pretty pleased.
11-28-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 159,556
Posted By Hermes

My wife and I have Nopinz too. They were popular...

My wife and I have Nopinz too. They were popular choices at record attempts at Aguascalientes
11-28-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,105
Posted By rollagain

Image is everything

Shamelessly stolen from the internet ...
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11-27-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15,795
Views: 928,593
Posted By furiousferret

100km today, going to try that for 2 more days,...

100km today, going to try that for 2 more days, because I have to burn off Thanksgiving dinner and be relatively close to race weight in February.



I'm probably going to do a lot of volume on...
11-27-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15,795
Views: 928,593
Posted By ridethecliche

My weight has been juuuusssttt below 160 a few...

My weight has been juuuusssttt below 160 a few times over the last couple of weeks, so definitely trending down.

Kinda wild cause I was like 180-185 at the end of snowboarding season in March or...
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