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03-19-17, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By briandelmo

Yeah it's the same out here, but I can dream.

Yeah it's the same out here, but I can dream.
03-19-17, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By briandelmo

Why is this funny.?

Why is this funny.?
03-19-17, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By briandelmo

im hoping for a top 10 overall. I'm only a cat 4...

im hoping for a top 10 overall. I'm only a cat 4 so hopefully there won't be too many fully decked out TT bikes, but it is Colorado so that's unlikely
03-19-17, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By briandelmo

This is the stages ...

This is the stages
https://www.sanitascycling.com/boulder-omnium

I'm usually pretty good with digestion on the bike, but never had to eat at a racing intensity
03-19-17, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By briandelmo

Stage racing Newbie

Doing my first stage race this year. I have mostly done crits and some circuit races. My question is fueling during the road race portion. How many calories should one be consuming? I did a 3:30...
10-11-16, 09:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,555
Posted By briandelmo

The max you should be running with a SS RD is 28....

The max you should be running with a SS RD is 28. Long cage works well with a 30/32 in the rear and I have set it up on a few racers with a 53/39. The goat link is a nightmare. I have a customer who...
09-27-16, 02:49 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,057
Posted By briandelmo

Right now I've gained about 6lbs after the...

Right now I've gained about 6lbs after the season. Will be returning to full training around mid November after vacation. I'm at about 15+% body fat at 5ft11 172lbs. So I should be able to lean out...
09-26-16, 08:41 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,057
Posted By briandelmo

From everything I've read I need to increase my...

From everything I've read I need to increase my w/kg and my ftp, but at the lightest weight possible?
09-23-16, 05:18 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,057
Posted By briandelmo

I did just upgrade to the 4's. So from what I'm...

I did just upgrade to the 4's. So from what I'm gathering lighter the better.
09-23-16, 11:20 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,057
Posted By briandelmo

I'm up to 170lbs right now at 5"11 but I'm not...

I'm up to 170lbs right now at 5"11 but I'm not super lean and I wasn't lean during the season either just slightly thinner. I was only at about 2.5w/kg at my peak fitness( severely slacked off in the...
09-23-16, 08:52 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,057
Posted By briandelmo

I'm suited for more break away/tt type riding. I...

I'm suited for more break away/tt type riding. I used to be fairly explosive but too many years in triathlon has killed that, so I'm working on my sprinting and short efforts.
09-22-16, 11:11 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,057
Posted By briandelmo

I am not a good hill climber to begin with so I'm...

I am not a good hill climber to begin with so I'm not trying to add more weight to climb. It's more of a not lose weight to climb better and race at a more natural weight. My thinking is I've lost...
09-22-16, 07:41 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,057
Posted By briandelmo

More weight more power?

I'm not a light guy not a heavy guy. Tried to slim down for some of the hillier races here in Colorado, but mainly did crits. A lot of the bigger guys seem to put out the wattage during the races. If...
07-06-16, 04:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,581
Posted By briandelmo

This is my second year just racing bikes. I have...

This is my second year just racing bikes. I have 5 years of triathlon before this. Steady power is there, it's the multiple jumps in racing that tend to wear me out. My legs tend to feel great just...
07-05-16, 01:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,581
Posted By briandelmo

This makes sense to me. I have my first cat 4...

This makes sense to me. I have my first cat 4 race Sunday. The field have about 30 more riders than cat 5 usually so my plan is to just sit in for a majority of the race.
07-04-16, 04:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,581
Posted By briandelmo

I'm pretty impatient. This last race I attacked...

I'm pretty impatient. This last race I attacked on the second lap. Then someone counter attacked after I was caught by basically everyone. Ended up getting boxed out by some shaky riders on the...
07-04-16, 02:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,581
Posted By briandelmo

I guess I just need to learn to suffer more. I...

I guess I just need to learn to suffer more. I can hold a high heart rate it just doesn't feel too pleasant.
07-03-16, 08:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,581
Posted By briandelmo

I'm 31, I've always had a high heartrate in every...

I'm 31, I've always had a high heartrate in every sport I have done. 200 at the highest average is around 180 during a crit.
07-03-16, 08:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,581
Posted By briandelmo

Crits and heartrate

Finally got my upgrade to cat 4 so my crit races have doubled in time. I have noticed that my heartrate sky rockets between 180-200. My legs feel fine during racing but it seems like my heart rate...
06-20-16, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,116
Posted By briandelmo

We had some downtime at work and my coworker has...

We had some downtime at work and my coworker has some of the new jet 6 wheels with a 23c tubeless and they fit no problem with plenty of clearance. The power tap wheel I borrowed is totally clapped...
06-17-16, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,116
Posted By briandelmo

Racing Wheelset

I'm looking to upgrade my wheels. Currently running a Dt Swiss 2.0 wheelset that is marginally better than my stock wheels. I get industry deals on most wheels but I still can't afford that $1000+...
06-24-15, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By briandelmo

It's a team, more like a club that I paid to join...

It's a team, more like a club that I paid to join and paid for discounted kits. The current team has no other cat 5 racers or sets up group rides with newer members. The team that has offered me a...
06-24-15, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By briandelmo

Leaving a team

Is it frowned upon to leave a team mid season to join another? I have an offer from a team, but I'd have to leave the current team I am on but not happy with this current team.
05-27-15, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 938
Posted By briandelmo

I used to do a lot of gels but I found those tend...

I used to do a lot of gels but I found those tend to kill my stomach with too much sugar, But it also appears I have been majorly not hydrating enough
05-27-15, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 938
Posted By briandelmo

Mid Ride fueling

What is the general rule for mid ride fueling? Typically I feel pretty fine for about an hour to an hour 30, but after that its all downhill. Ive been using skratch as my only source during rides. I...
04-22-15, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,572
Posted By briandelmo

I'm done with triathlons. I have no interest in...

I'm done with triathlons. I have no interest in swimming or running anymore. Also I was with another guy for the rest of the race. Took turns pulling and I worked on cornering at speeds. I figured...
04-21-15, 11:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,572
Posted By briandelmo

There will be now with my new job. Ill only be...

There will be now with my new job. Ill only be working 5 days a week instead of 6. If I plan my days right I can get about 2 hours of training per day and on my days off 4+.



I come from a...
04-21-15, 10:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,572
Posted By briandelmo

I mainly get dropped in the accelerations. Im...

I mainly get dropped in the accelerations. Im training about 6-10 hours a week but a lot of it is no real structure. I was trying to find a coach but one doesnt really fit into my budget. I just got...
04-21-15, 09:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,572
Posted By briandelmo

I ride a lot. Sometimes easy sometimes hard. Try...

I ride a lot. Sometimes easy sometimes hard. Try to get at least 1 interval session a week in the form of hill repeats.
04-20-15, 11:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,572
Posted By briandelmo

Need some racing/training advice

Had my second crit race yesterday. I finished this time but I lost the pack about 20 minutes in. I did notice during my warm up my heart rate was higher than usual starting off(150). During the...
03-27-15, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,287
Posted By briandelmo

I know right. Getting days off even during the...

I know right. Getting days off even during the week is like pulling teeth. I have aquired a lot of free schwag but it doesnt out weigh the bull**** I deal with on a daily basis. Also working 40+...
03-27-15, 10:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,287
Posted By briandelmo

I hope I can get to some of those. Working at a...

I hope I can get to some of those. Working at a bike shop and taking weekends off doesn't work out well. I need a new job that doesn't make a big deal about racing.
03-26-15, 07:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,287
Posted By briandelmo

My specialty is actually TTing. Coming from a...

My specialty is actually TTing. Coming from a triathlon background. I just really like climbing. I'm about 5'11" 158lbs.
03-26-15, 06:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,287
Posted By briandelmo

Yes and no. It was cat 5 and the first turn was...

Yes and no. It was cat 5 and the first turn was right before the hill and someone smashed on their brakes and caused everyone to slow down drastically and a couple guys rode off the front. But I...
03-26-15, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,287
Posted By briandelmo

Climbing to Victory

My overall goal is to become a sick climber, that being said I raced a crit with a short power climb and eventually got lapped and pulled:(. My main focus is climbing, but many of the races that are...
03-22-15, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,015
Posted By briandelmo

Nice. I saw a few of them at the Oredigger race...

Nice. I saw a few of them at the Oredigger race last sunday. I have been invited out to the Meridian ride but its kind of a long drive.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-15, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,850
Posted By briandelmo

I have turbo pros as my race tires. I always seem...

I have turbo pros as my race tires. I always seem to flat when im training with these on. They roll nice and smooth, but if you are specifically looking for flat protection these are not the tires...
01-30-15, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,015
Posted By briandelmo

Thats a bummer, what team do you ride for? I am...

Thats a bummer, what team do you ride for? I am currently on The Cyclist Lawyer mens team. First year racing bikes.
01-19-15, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,015
Posted By briandelmo

Denver area group rides

Looking to find a morning group ride during the week in the northern denver/northglenn area. Speed doesn't matter , just looking to get some miles in.
01-08-15, 01:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,386
Posted By briandelmo

I work at a bike shop so I spent some time with...

I work at a bike shop so I spent some time with each bike. Coming from a TT background the Venge just suits me better. Dont get me wrong the Tarmac is sweet too. I plan on spending a lot of time on...
01-07-15, 12:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,386
Posted By briandelmo

I ended up getting the venge. I think it was a...

I ended up getting the venge. I think it was a better choice for me
01-01-15, 10:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,386
Posted By briandelmo

Skinsuits have already been bought. I was told by...

Skinsuits have already been bought. I was told by a former coworker that the venge was a softer ride than the tarmac. Now Im hearing the opposite when doing research.
12-30-14, 11:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,386
Posted By briandelmo

Aero Frame Vs Non

Finally going to upgrade to a carbon bike this year. I am looking between a 2014 Venge and 2015 Tarmac. I work a bike shop so they are only about 200 bucks difference in cost. Im going to be racing a...
03-09-13, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By briandelmo

Thanks valygrl. I work at the FAC so I will be in...

Thanks valygrl. I work at the FAC so I will be in that area on thursdays. I will check out that club too because I do not have a current group ride yet.
03-08-13, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By briandelmo

Thanks for the tip. Thats something I need to...

Thanks for the tip. Thats something I need to work on definitely and climbing. Should I combine the 2 with short climbing intervals?
03-08-13, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By briandelmo

Im decent bike handling. I started out with group...

Im decent bike handling. I started out with group rides before i switched to triathlon, now im back. Most of the bigger group rides havent started out here yet due to these random blizzards we keep...
03-07-13, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By briandelmo

New racer need advice

Im coming over from triathlon to race bikes this season. Im out in broomfield colorado so i figure the competition is going to be pretty tough in cat 5. I plan on doing mostly crit racing with a few...
Forum: Triathlon
10-19-09, 11:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,350
Posted By briandelmo

I have vibrams and i love them, but I did end up...

I have vibrams and i love them, but I did end up having a previous knee injury surface. Not sure if its from running in those or over training
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-09, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,929
Posted By briandelmo

if you know how to download torrents there is a...

if you know how to download torrents there is a few on thepiratebay.org
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-09, 01:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,103
Posted By briandelmo

I put some hooks in the basement and just hang it...

I put some hooks in the basement and just hang it up there.
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