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05-21-19, 12:16 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 13,635
Posted By mattm

Been a busy season of racing so far - 19 races in...

Been a busy season of racing so far - 19 races in the books. Some ups, some downs, but that's racing.

Two weeks ago a teammate won his first p1/2 race, a big local one with a bunch of...
05-14-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 873
Posted By mattm

The times, the are a'changin. (in a good way!) ...

The times, the are a'changin. (in a good way!)

Older generations will struggle with the concepts, newer generations will wonder why it took so long. Same old story.
05-06-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 13,635
Posted By mattm

nice Heathpack!

nice Heathpack!
05-06-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By mattm

When I first started riding I was on 42cm bars. ...

When I first started riding I was on 42cm bars.

Last year I got Zipp aero bars and dropped down to 40 cm. Didn't really notice much of a difference.

This year I went to 38 cm Zipp (SL-70?) bars...
05-01-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3,762
Views: 156,673
Posted By mattm

I'm with you! Never watched it but lost...

I'm with you!

Never watched it but lost interest at "dragons & princesses", although I feel like I watch it since everyone (except us) watches it and talks about it nonstop.
04-29-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1,900
Views: 106,465
Posted By mattm

He got it right at LBL! And his almost-crash...

He got it right at LBL!

And his almost-crash was epic... I thought he was going down for sure.
04-25-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1,900
Views: 106,465
Posted By mattm

What are the chances that MVDP's clean? ...

What are the chances that MVDP's clean?

Don't get me wrong, I like him too but... when someone does super-human **** you have to wonder a little.
04-18-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3,762
Views: 156,673
Posted By mattm

Congrats, sounds like the right move!!

Congrats, sounds like the right move!!
04-11-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 13,635
Posted By mattm

same

same
03-25-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 13,635
Posted By mattm

Santa Cruz Crit yesterday - so much fun! A NorCal...

Santa Cruz Crit yesterday - so much fun! A NorCal classic - it's been run since 1970.

I hadn't done this race in two years, forgot how awesome it is. Especially when it's dry, considering the race...
03-22-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1,900
Views: 106,465
Posted By mattm

Tried jumping through a bunch of hoops to watch...

Tried jumping through a bunch of hoops to watch Eurosport - got VPN, but then realized they want a billing address in the UK.. so much for that. Take my $$$!! For some reason it's challenging to pay...
03-20-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By mattm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbrEsOLu75c

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbrEsOLu75c
03-20-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 10,174
Posted By mattm

Masters guys are the worst!

Masters guys are the worst!
03-20-19, 12:13 AM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 134,344
Posted By mattm

The NABRA website seems to have minimal actual...

The NABRA website seems to have minimal actual info - race calendar, rule book, details like working with USAC... blog not updated since 2015? The "reciprocity" thing was from Steve, I dunno if it's...
03-19-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 134,344
Posted By mattm

This brings up a good point though - where is the...

This brings up a good point though - where is the NABRA rule book, and are the rules different than USAC?
03-19-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 134,344
Posted By mattm

Mostly because it's already lost. It's been...

Mostly because it's already lost. It's been around for a long time already and hasn't gained traction.. USAC isn't perfect but NABRA has 5k members, USAC has roughly 60k (active) members.

Sure...
03-19-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 176,315
Posted By mattm

this I ride with an AirPod in the right ear...

this

I ride with an AirPod in the right ear only, so I can hear traffic as needed. Luckily I don't have weird ears like Ygduf, so I don't need any weird adapters.
03-19-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 134,344
Posted By mattm

Local race promoter (http://redkiteracing.com) is...

Local race promoter (http://redkiteracing.com) is joining NABRA (https://www.nabra.us) and leaving USAC/our local association ("NCNCA"), but still holding races. He puts on a lot of office park crits...
03-18-19, 12:18 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 13,635
Posted By mattm

lololol it is now!

lololol it is now!
03-17-19, 10:39 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 13,635
Posted By mattm

With better traffic this morning it was only two...

With better traffic this morning it was only two hours on the way out.. but I have a kitty to feed at home, and it wasn't worth it to get our cat sitter to come over, so yeah I just drove both days....
03-16-19, 10:50 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 13,635
Posted By mattm

Winchester Circuit Race p1/2 - we won. ...

Winchester Circuit Race p1/2 - we won.

New-ish local race, way out past Sacramento. Hilly circuit course around a fancy neighborhood. Hadn't done it before, but a teammate was going and I didn't...
03-12-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,707
Posted By mattm

Yes, Bariani... brave or stupid, one of the two! ...

Yes, Bariani... brave or stupid, one of the two!

The flat happened after the first right-hand turn, when we were coming down the overpass.. that section of road is smooth but then you take a right...
03-12-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,707
Posted By mattm

Ah yeah I remember that! San Ardo 2017. I...

Ah yeah I remember that! San Ardo 2017. I couldn't believe he made it back on, that as legit.

He's way stronger than me for that type of effort, physically and mentally.
03-12-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,707
Posted By mattm

Thanks, great tips! Yeah there was no...

Thanks, great tips!

Yeah there was no "caravan" in this race, but the van/driver was from a semi-pro/semi-legit domestic team, and the bumper did have marks on it. The driver said "don't be afraid...
03-12-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,707
Posted By mattm

Hell if there'd been a guy on a recumbent in my...

Hell if there'd been a guy on a recumbent in my race I probably would've caught back on, I guess that's the trick lol.
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