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Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,714
Posted By roadwarrior

Maurten. Most of the top distance people are...

Maurten. Most of the top distance people are using this. Drink...gel...no upset stomach. You can google it or go to The Feed for information.

I tried it on a lark...wow.

Maurten.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-18, 05:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,347
Posted By roadwarrior

Slaying the Badger Team Seven Eleven Argyle...

Slaying the Badger
Team Seven Eleven
Argyle Armada
The Belgian Hammer

Argyle is a great look at life as a pro.
Slaying the Badger...LeMond teaches Hinault a lesson in integrity.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-18, 12:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,215
Posted By roadwarrior

The early stationary trainers I used to...

The early stationary trainers I used to laughingly refer to as Flintstone trainers. You never really got any momentum and they didn't feel round. Clunky and nasty. Used wind resistance from the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-18, 08:40 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,828
Posted By roadwarrior

exactly.

exactly.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-18, 08:32 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,828
Posted By roadwarrior

Exactly. Bingo. which is how all business...

Exactly. Bingo.

which is how all business should be done.
11-25-18, 05:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,146
Posted By roadwarrior

it depends on where you live. Same with...

it depends on where you live. Same with triathlon, probably the fastest growing sport along with soccer. I talk to many parents who are looking for bikes for junior tri and bike racing.

cycling...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-18, 10:19 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,901
Posted By roadwarrior

Ask Peter Sagan if being heavier than Julian...

Ask Peter Sagan if being heavier than Julian Alaphilippe matters on climbs.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-18, 09:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 918
Posted By roadwarrior

that heel on the pedal thingy won't work here...:)

that heel on the pedal thingy won't work here...:)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-18, 09:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,560
Posted By roadwarrior

These bikes are easily worked on and tricked out...

These bikes are easily worked on and tricked out by pro tour mechanics. If something does not work or breaks it is not a problem. For the consumer, not so easy. And I told people that. Stuff...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-18, 09:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,683
Posted By roadwarrior

excellent post

excellent post
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-18, 07:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 918
Posted By roadwarrior

THat heel thing...leg straight with crank arm...

THat heel thing...leg straight with crank arm extended down the line of the seat tube not 6 o'clock. Call it 5 o'clock...but that is your max extension. Roll foot back to six o'clock and your knee...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-18, 07:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,683
Posted By roadwarrior

the entire point is you do overdo it. If you do...

the entire point is you do overdo it. If you do it right you won't get to eight for a while. Further, if you do it right you will need a recovery day when you can do aerobic training.

note all the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-18, 06:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,683
Posted By roadwarrior

or find someone who is faster than you, or a...

or find someone who is faster than you, or a group that rides at a faster speed to ride with for as long as you can. But if you do the sprint workouts you will find yourself riding with the faster...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-18, 06:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,683
Posted By roadwarrior

exactly which is why I said three times a week. ...

exactly which is why I said three times a week. Further, if you do them correctly you will not be able to do eight when you start. Which I also said. You max out and do three or four to start and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-18, 09:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,683
Posted By roadwarrior

two things...first by riding steadily at a...

two things...first by riding steadily at a certain speed you leave your type two muscle groups out., sprint training conditions them. Eventually you get faster. Riding longer miles does not do...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-18, 09:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,683
Posted By roadwarrior

exactly. I could not recall the name. Either one...

exactly. I could not recall the name. Either one I mentioned, if you feel like you'll fall off the bike you did them correctly. Anything less than that you didn't go hard enough.
a friend of mine is...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-18, 09:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,683
Posted By roadwarrior

B it is four minutes. You will get faster. ...

B

it is four minutes. You will get faster. Pain is fun. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-18, 08:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,683
Posted By roadwarrior

an acquaintance of mine did the original research...

an acquaintance of mine did the original research on this. Phil Campbell. Wrote a book entitled Sprint 8 Protocol. Contains the research and how you can maximize this.
Phil trains a boatload of...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-18, 07:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,683
Posted By roadwarrior

Crit racer...warm up. Eight...20 seconds as hard...

Crit racer...warm up. Eight...20 seconds as hard and fast as you can go. 10 second rest. Do that 20 on 10 off eight times.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-18, 05:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,683
Posted By roadwarrior

I do a bit of training of cyclists. Try this...do...

I do a bit of training of cyclists. Try this...do eight sprints of 30 seconds a piece. These all have to be at max. So figure out what gear you can max out at 120 rpm a or more. If when you get to 20...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-18, 09:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 755
Posted By roadwarrior

Just like a bike frame, what you say it...

Just like a bike frame, what you say it important. Had internet buyers come is wondering why things don't feel right...you have to know what the manufacturer is referencing in measurements.
Great...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-18, 09:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 755
Posted By roadwarrior

Yeah..silly me. Dealt with the same guys that...

Yeah..silly me. Dealt with the same guys that fit the top teams at Peugeot, Gitane, Raleigh....what would I have learned from them
I keep forgetting that you slam the bars and wonder why your back ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-18, 05:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 755
Posted By roadwarrior

I disagree. Breathing and sheer comfort also...

I disagree. Breathing and sheer comfort also come into play. Even back in my real racing days, six hours on a bike with the incorrect size...esh.

But whatever. When fitting you make suggestions...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-18, 09:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,497
Posted By roadwarrior

Good observation. If you are going for a joy...

Good observation. If you are going for a joy ride, that's one thing. To get better at climbing, doing outdoor climbs, climbing repeats are awesome. Do some at a slower cadence, others at a higher...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-18, 10:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,497
Posted By roadwarrior

"Don't buy upgrades. Ride up grades." Eddy...

"Don't buy upgrades. Ride up grades."

Eddy Merckx
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-18, 04:58 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 4,693
Posted By roadwarrior

Well, neither do I, but I have had people in...

Well, neither do I, but I have had people in front of me flip up a rock and at 20plus mph...not good. Cars, too. In something like that, Walgreens sunglasses won't cut it.

Like I said, they are...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-18, 04:25 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 4,693
Posted By roadwarrior

That's it. We had a set of lenses we fired a .22...

That's it. We had a set of lenses we fired a .22 into, never broke.

They are not for everyone, however.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-18, 04:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,497
Posted By roadwarrior

A friend of mine by the name of Phil Campbell...

A friend of mine by the name of Phil Campbell wrote a book on the science of sprint work. Sprint 8 Protocol. It will give the researched reasons why that exercise method is superior.
It's funny...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-18, 03:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,497
Posted By roadwarrior

I have a Cateye computer on the bike for mileage,...

I have a Cateye computer on the bike for mileage, but honestly, trainer work should be really focused. I have a bunch of DVD's that I use for different workouts that range from 45 minutes to two...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-18, 04:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,497
Posted By roadwarrior

I have a Cycleops Super Magneto. Four magnetic...

I have a Cycleops Super Magneto. Four magnetic power bands that if you stayed in the same gear and retained the same cadence adding more resistance takes about 10mph off your speed (You have to work...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-18, 03:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,666
Posted By roadwarrior

That's a mental picture I can't handle... ...

That's a mental picture I can't handle...

Any good stuff is going to cost some money. However, if this is a problem you can try Noxema or something like that. Nivea cream. Doesn't last as long....
10-01-18, 10:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,442
Posted By roadwarrior

Probably why Quick Step put him on a two year...

Probably why Quick Step put him on a two year deal. They don't make too many mistakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-18, 10:49 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,495
Posted By roadwarrior

Look Blades

Look Blades
09-27-18, 05:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,442
Posted By roadwarrior

Both junior races today were excellent. A local...

Both junior races today were excellent. A local girl won for Austria...she's from Innsbruck

The Belgian who won the men's crashed and had to get back..blew everyone away. There's a reason he...
09-20-18, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By roadwarrior

Velonews on the Tour de France

Great article on the Tour and its problems. Of which there are many.

Get rid of the race radios for starters.

Better security.

If you get Velonews, be sure to read that piece.
09-20-18, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 875
Posted By roadwarrior

Vuelta...Yates rode a great race against the...

Vuelta...Yates rode a great race against the competition. Everyone knows SKY is a beast team. They sent IMO maybe a B- team to the Vuelta.

I would suggest two things based on experience...his...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-18, 03:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,820
Posted By roadwarrior

Not me. It has disc brakes.

Not me. It has disc brakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-18, 04:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,347
Posted By roadwarrior

When I read that book I thought it was a...

When I read that book I thought it was a biography of my experiences overseas. That is exactly how it is.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-18, 04:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,347
Posted By roadwarrior

Slaying the Badger is a top notch book. The ESPN...

Slaying the Badger is a top notch book. The ESPN 30 for 30 was also good on that same subject. Learn about the head games of this sport. Of which there are many.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-18, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By roadwarrior

I have ergo bars. Always have had. The flat...

I have ergo bars. Always have had. The flat bottoms...they point towards my rear wheel axel. That makes the tops parallel to the ground.

Always had them that way. Most of the guys I raced with had...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-18, 06:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,312
Posted By roadwarrior

Better if it was a While Castle slider.

Better if it was a While Castle slider.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-18, 06:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,312
Posted By roadwarrior

There is an old saying... In school the...

There is an old saying...

In school the teacher said there is no such thing as a stupid question.

This does not apply to retail.

I have been asked some odd questions in my bike life. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-18, 05:23 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 10,612
Posted By roadwarrior

Peter Sagan is laughing his ass off, with all due...

Peter Sagan is laughing his ass off, with all due respect.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-18, 05:21 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 10,612
Posted By roadwarrior

Never really been a Woods fan but I did greatly...

Never really been a Woods fan but I did greatly respect the work it took to pull that off. Very few people realize how hard that was. Koepke is a beast. I'd have loved 10 guys with his attitude on...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-18, 04:50 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 10,612
Posted By roadwarrior

A friend of mine was eying an M3 Taylor Made...

A friend of mine was eying an M3 Taylor Made driver...$500.

I told him a $500 driver is not going to make your 15 handicap go down. Learn how to putt.

Ride up grades. Don't buy up grades....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-18, 04:48 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 10,612
Posted By roadwarrior

He has laser vision. LOL

He has laser vision. LOL
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-18, 04:35 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 10,612
Posted By roadwarrior

Racing five gears and no such thing as an aero...

Racing five gears and no such thing as an aero bike or a time trial specific bike.

As Eddy Merckx said...ride up grades don't buy up grades.

Funny...I was telling a friend of mine how sweet...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-18, 04:16 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 10,612
Posted By roadwarrior

LOL...Pretty much sums up evey thread out here....

LOL...Pretty much sums up evey thread out here. Awesome.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-18, 11:32 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,908
Posted By roadwarrior

Talking to wrenches who worked the Tour...where...

Talking to wrenches who worked the Tour...where the visibility was high...teams were redesigning their bike racks on the tops of the team cars. Why? Because it is faster to replace a whole bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-18, 08:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,733
Posted By roadwarrior

and the starting prices are not thee same,...

and the starting prices are not thee same, either. Haggling...jack up your asking price 20-30% and go from there.

Done business with people from Europe and South America...they grab everything...
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