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08-22-14, 06:06 PM
Replies: 150
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Posted By Moyene Corniche

Not for a racing bike, I have long arms and legs...

Not for a racing bike, I have long arms and legs and I'm 6'3". Position here has to be with the least frontal resistance. Meaning if I'm on the hoods or in the drops, it is necessary to have my back...
08-17-14, 04:51 PM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,203,579
Posted By Moyene Corniche

Then you should be a gentleman and confess to her...

Then you should be a gentleman and confess to her ... :lol:
08-17-14, 06:48 AM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,203,579
Posted By Moyene Corniche

Online dating is great, but you still have to...

Online dating is great, but you still have to meet and assess before any personal info gets divulged. I met my GF online and it's almost a year. Contrarily her online profile pic was attractive but...
08-15-14, 07:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,356
Posted By Moyene Corniche

Of course, how did I not see that inevitable...

Of course, how did I not see that inevitable response.
So every german athlete has gone thru the doping training, is that your response ?

Or could it ( perhaps ) may just be that someone on an...
08-13-14, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,203,579
Posted By Moyene Corniche

I was being more sarcastic than literal. But...

I was being more sarcastic than literal. But nevertheless I do believe that in a relationship it means 2 people and if one needs / wants / whatever reason to see the other side then that person has...
08-13-14, 06:02 AM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,203,579
Posted By Moyene Corniche

Nice !! Any funds left over for lame hubby's...

Nice !! Any funds left over for lame hubby's neutering appt. at the Vet ?
08-12-14, 05:58 AM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,027,495
Posted By Moyene Corniche

Have not ridden since last Monday, 7+ days now,...

Have not ridden since last Monday, 7+ days now, bike is reassembled, new bearings in Mavic wheels but came to find a stripped chainring bolt/nut in my carbon Campy Chorus UT cranks. Of course there...
08-12-14, 04:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,610
Posted By Moyene Corniche

I'm aware that there are organizations outside of...

I'm aware that there are organizations outside of USA Cycling that organize races. Some have been around for a long time. I'm not disputing their viability however just for the sake of argument. If...
08-11-14, 05:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,610
Posted By Moyene Corniche

There isn't a rest station per se as you are...

There isn't a rest station per se as you are thinking, there are feed zones, where musettes are handed up by trainers / soigneurs as well as at where allowed the support in the team cars can hand out...
08-11-14, 04:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,356
Posted By Moyene Corniche

No, he didn't as he was a Yale grad student,...

No, he didn't as he was a Yale grad student, international amateur racing had been enough for him. But he did race as a Cat-I or Cat-II.
" someone equal or slightly better " at the upper elite...
08-11-14, 04:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,356
Posted By Moyene Corniche

Really ? Then ride a 20 km TT with the only...

Really ? Then ride a 20 km TT with the only change in equipment being a set of Reynolds Assault wheels vrs a set of Mavic Ksyrium.
All conditions being equal there might just be a time gain..
08-10-14, 12:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,356
Posted By Moyene Corniche

OMG .. That is a report published 14 years ago...

OMG .. That is a report published 14 years ago which probably means the data is 15 years old and since Lemond and Steve Hed are mentioned that brings it back to 1989-1990 hence 25 years ago.

I'm...
08-10-14, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,944
Posted By Moyene Corniche

NO .... NO.... NO ..... absolutely not.. You're...

NO .... NO.... NO ..... absolutely not.. You're going to have to learn patience in the healing process. You are off the bike for a while, but you can cross train, go to the gym and work on the rest,...
08-09-14, 04:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,356
Posted By Moyene Corniche

It's a completely aesthetic question. Aero is...

It's a completely aesthetic question. Aero is irrelevant since the numbers of air resistance and friction were all calculated in a controlled environment such as a wind tunnel. Out on the road the...
08-07-14, 01:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,907
Posted By Moyene Corniche

It was, but it instantly brought me to reality as...

It was, but it instantly brought me to reality as to the very big chasm of racing in France versus US. Much harder over there and they all attack constantly. Not to mention that there is nowhere near...
08-07-14, 01:05 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,865
Posted By Moyene Corniche

Nor was I, I just elaborated back to the OP's...

Nor was I, I just elaborated back to the OP's original post and the problem being understood as " I'm not sure what I should be doing in these turns to stay connected and not expend precious...
08-07-14, 01:02 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,865
Posted By Moyene Corniche

?? I don't get your reply

?? I don't get your reply
08-07-14, 01:00 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,865
Posted By Moyene Corniche

Not at all dating myself, Pros most certainly do...

Not at all dating myself, Pros most certainly do use different setups / geometries depending on the type of race. I'm not referring to TT versus road either. Milan San Remo will find a different...
08-07-14, 07:02 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,865
Posted By Moyene Corniche

But discussing technique is exactly the topic, or...

But discussing technique is exactly the topic, or more to the point here lack of technique. I see much emphasis on maximizing the motor's performance but not a whole lot on figuring out how to ride...
08-07-14, 05:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,907
Posted By Moyene Corniche

Limiting the choice to just one race is just not...

Limiting the choice to just one race is just not possible.

(1st) Has to be the Killington Stage Race, not this version but the former 5 day version.

(2) The Mad River Road Race, which is today...
08-06-14, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3,974
Views: 230,142
Posted By Moyene Corniche

Thanks...

Thanks...
08-06-14, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3,974
Views: 230,142
Posted By Moyene Corniche

Nice course, needs a couple bergs. CDR do you...

Nice course, needs a couple bergs.
CDR do you know if the Cox rider was Ned Connelly ?
08-05-14, 07:49 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,865
Posted By Moyene Corniche

Part of the issue here that needs mentioning is...

Part of the issue here that needs mentioning is which category are you racing in ? Cat 5 and Cat 4 will predominantly have erratic pack motion executing any turn, some will be quite capable of...
08-04-14, 09:11 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,865
Posted By Moyene Corniche

It's about setting up. Not 100 meters before but...

It's about setting up. Not 100 meters before but as far as 1 km before a critical turn. To me a critical turn in a race is not the turn ( left or right ) that simply changes compass direction but...
08-03-14, 07:12 AM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,027,495
Posted By Moyene Corniche

Yesterday was not that great, not recovered from...

Yesterday was not that great, not recovered from Wednesday's fest and just didn't have the legs to attempt to eclipse my 2 KOM's or for that matter the day's entire 103km ride average speed and time....
08-03-14, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 167,323
Posted By Moyene Corniche

Results getting skewed is fortunately not that...

Results getting skewed is fortunately not that often, but then again it does get confusing with multiple races on the course. Having been a promoter and having had the pleasure of listening to an...
08-01-14, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,027,495
Posted By Moyene Corniche

Good Ride yesterday, one of those interesting...

Good Ride yesterday, one of those interesting days that start out with legs feeling a bit sluggish but then surpass your expectations into being a satisfying day.
Borrowed a set of Raleigh Assault...
08-01-14, 07:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,207
Posted By Moyene Corniche

2015 season has been in my sights ever since...

2015 season has been in my sights ever since November 2013. After being away from any racing in 7+ years there was no realistic expectations to be racing in 2014. At this point in time between life's...
07-30-14, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5,826
Views: 378,843
Posted By Moyene Corniche

No, but it does happen.

No, but it does happen.
07-29-14, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,862
Posted By Moyene Corniche

Bump.. For those who are in this predicament,...

Bump.. For those who are in this predicament, look up Mavic Tech online, there is a freewheel hub for either Shimano or Campy in the 10 speed cassette. This is what I had done when I sent my Mavic...
07-29-14, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5,826
Views: 378,843
Posted By Moyene Corniche

See, for me a 58.5 Top tube is too long...

See, for me a 58.5 Top tube is too long necessitating a shorter stem which then gives me a bike feel that I don't like. In other words I am then too far back so that the front end of the bike becomes...
07-29-14, 11:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,140
Posted By Moyene Corniche

Never mind, you missed the bit of sarcasm in my...

Never mind, you missed the bit of sarcasm in my response, then again if you still cannot stand on the ground without the top tube jamming up in a less than pleasant manner, the bike is too big. I...
07-29-14, 09:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,140
Posted By Moyene Corniche

BTW, the horizontal measurement you are referring...

BTW, the horizontal measurement you are referring to is about getting knee versus foot location and crank arm center. This points ( no puns ) towards attaining an efficient pedal stroke. If your knee...
07-29-14, 08:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,140
Posted By Moyene Corniche

Until the day that you castrate yourself at an...

Until the day that you castrate yourself at an intersection attempting to stop and get off before getting car smooched. :notamused:
07-29-14, 08:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,140
Posted By Moyene Corniche

That is definitely not a 63cm. Maybe 60cm tops....

That is definitely not a 63cm. Maybe 60cm tops. How are you measuring ? Different manufacturers measure differently but the correct universal measurement of a frame is always center point to center...
07-29-14, 07:37 AM
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Views: 378,843
Posted By Moyene Corniche

i'm misunderstanding where you mean compact...

i'm misunderstanding where you mean compact regarding the frame geometry ?
07-29-14, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5,826
Views: 378,843
Posted By Moyene Corniche

All the bike measurements still don't illustrate...

All the bike measurements still don't illustrate how you are sitting / fitting on the bike. What is your reach shoulder to palm ? leg inseam ? crank lengths ? How is your position on the bike ? Are...
07-28-14, 06:38 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 56,806
Posted By Moyene Corniche

Insight or conclusion from this thread so far is...

Insight or conclusion from this thread so far is that many ride oversized frames, therefore being perched on the bike rather than nestled within.

At 6'3" I ride a 58cm Cannondale Caad frame with a...
07-28-14, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 167,323
Posted By Moyene Corniche

How many times can you dip into the red :mad:...

How many times can you dip into the red :mad: zone, recover and still have enough left to contest the last few laps.

75 minutes is not very long unless one is constantly on and off the rivet....
07-28-14, 07:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,030
Posted By Moyene Corniche

A Club / Team / Sponsor needs to be a synergistic...

A Club / Team / Sponsor needs to be a synergistic operation. In order for sponsors to at the very least gain valuable exposure for their brand name it needs to be on an organized team/club. That is...
07-27-14, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 167,323
Posted By Moyene Corniche

Hmmm... Maybe but for one if you recall KSR used...

Hmmm... Maybe but for one if you recall KSR used to be scheduled over Labor day weekend, much easier then to schedule the 5 days ( or 6 to 7 ) needed to race it instead of Memorial Day Wknd In it's...
07-27-14, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 167,323
Posted By Moyene Corniche

Not familiar with the coverage of either, but as...

Not familiar with the coverage of either, but as I also wear contacts, if the new glasses are allowing more air to whisk under the lens and into your eyes, your eyes are probably trying to adjust by...
07-27-14, 04:49 AM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 167,323
Posted By Moyene Corniche

Somewhat echo's my feelings of wanting (wishing )...

Somewhat echo's my feelings of wanting (wishing ) for the old Killington Stage Race Format to return. ( 5 days )
(1) Uphill TT to the base lodge
(2) Circuit Race
(3) Brandon Gap RR
(4) Rutland...
07-25-14, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10,745
Views: 361,288
Posted By Moyene Corniche

One of the best advice I can give for that is to...

One of the best advice I can give for that is to program yourself to visualize and focus on a completely removed scene or in other words, you are always aware of the pain, but it can be nullified by...
07-25-14, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10,745
Views: 361,288
Posted By Moyene Corniche

Schedule for today is 120+km with 994 meters of...

Schedule for today is 120+km with 994 meters of climbing.
Tomorrow will be a NoHo group ride, which i don't expect to be easy,probably at least 110 km.
Sunday will again be 120 km... fun 3 days...
07-24-14, 05:19 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 10,927
Posted By Moyene Corniche

The reference is to the 13 TT wins by Hinault....

The reference is to the 13 TT wins by Hinault. All 13 in the TDF.
As far as best all rounder, Big Mig eclipses Nibali in that domain as Indurain was also well capable of winning a sprint, TT or...
07-23-14, 10:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,470
Posted By Moyene Corniche

It is a very different experience than a medical...

It is a very different experience than a medical doctor. simply put a chiro searches to realign your joints, of which many of us are misaligned due to bad posture, work conditions which are less than...
07-23-14, 06:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,470
Posted By Moyene Corniche

In all seriousness, I can think of a couple...

In all seriousness, I can think of a couple possibilities but the one that seems the most pressing would be.

(1) Sleeping condition. Are you sleeping on a softer mattress, one where there is a...
07-23-14, 06:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,470
Posted By Moyene Corniche

I fix.. :lol: You mean these ? I could...

I fix.. :lol:



You mean these ? I could see they may result in some back discomfort..

http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu294/MarcJM/1962716_624970137575533_792935703_n_zpsedfac72a.jpg...
07-22-14, 06:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,012
Posted By Moyene Corniche

Bump.. Update on training results and coach...

Bump.. Update on training results and coach decision ?
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