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04-23-17, 06:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,657
Posted By dmotoguy

This. Living wage isn't a thing anymore in...

This.

Living wage isn't a thing anymore in domestic cycling, it's even eroding in Europe with many teams cheating the min salaries.

If you're racing in pro events on a pro team, you're a pro.
03-19-17, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,031
Views: 67,361
Posted By dmotoguy

Made the mistake of lining up at the back of a...

Made the mistake of lining up at the back of a sketchy 70 rider 4/5 pack (everyone's first race of the year).
Spend the next hour dodging crashes and near misses. People grabbing handfuls of brake...
03-16-17, 11:50 PM
Replies: 13,952
Views: 740,798
Posted By dmotoguy

I'd love to know roughly what your year on year...

I'd love to know roughly what your year on year gains were on the way to cat 1, practically every cat 1 I know has been fast since they were young.. like they were born with 400w.

It probably is...
03-16-17, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13,952
Views: 740,798
Posted By dmotoguy

I'm having a hard time with that decision.. I'm...

I'm having a hard time with that decision.. I'm in decent shape.. but not incredible.. (275ish FTP cat 4). But the course suits me. I might just do today's long ride, a few sprints, and then an easy...
03-16-17, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13,952
Views: 740,798
Posted By dmotoguy

First race of the year is on Sunday. I think it's...

First race of the year is on Sunday. I think it's the only flat rr on the calendar and I'm weighing it at 190#. Pumped.

After a few years away from forums etc, has training changed at all? When...
03-13-17, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13,952
Views: 740,798
Posted By dmotoguy

Super inconsistent training, but ftp is coming...

Super inconsistent training, but ftp is coming back 275w at the moment .

I've been trying to balance gym and bike do to the gloomy weather and lack of trainer motivation. Trying to get my sprint...
07-12-16, 10:34 PM
Replies: 13,952
Views: 740,798
Posted By dmotoguy

got dropped before the first corner tonight,...

got dropped before the first corner tonight, nothing in the legs. going to rest until friday's openers and saturday's race.
TSB is -35. Should be right around 0 by saturday.
07-10-16, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13,952
Views: 740,798
Posted By dmotoguy

Did 77 miles and 5300ft vertical, hard pace. LOTS...

Did 77 miles and 5300ft vertical, hard pace. LOTS of time at threshold, over an hour total. Power meter zero'd out on my last hour.. still gave me 270tss. thinking it would have been over 300.
07-08-16, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13,952
Views: 740,798
Posted By dmotoguy

last week of training before targeted crit.. set...

last week of training before targeted crit.. set a new 20 minute record up a climb yesterday(292w), came into it at high tempo and just kept adding a little more throttle as I got closer to the top.....
06-30-16, 12:00 AM
Replies: 13,952
Views: 740,798
Posted By dmotoguy

2.5 hard hours.. hit some climbs to start and set...

2.5 hard hours.. hit some climbs to start and set a new 8min power record at 325w. Then did my best to stay on the wheel of a few cat1/2s over rolling terrain on the way home. felt great on the bike,...
06-24-16, 10:02 PM
Replies: 13,952
Views: 740,798
Posted By dmotoguy

Current status: just tested at 275w threshold,...

Current status: just tested at 275w threshold, weight at 86kg. Have been doing more vo2 on the trainer (trainer road) and raced 3 crits this week. Just set a new 1 minute record at 500w, on my third...
12-03-10, 09:53 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 27,562
Posted By dmotoguy

agreed

agreed
11-30-10, 03:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,930
Posted By dmotoguy

I'll take one, depending on price of course!

I'll take one, depending on price of course!
08-03-10, 01:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,352
Posted By dmotoguy

ya, exactly like the MASH cru... you cant ride...

ya, exactly like the MASH cru... you cant ride taht far without special equip that is designed for each journey.
08-03-10, 01:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,352
Posted By dmotoguy

I think a tarck century is for sponsored riders...

I think a tarck century is for sponsored riders only, could be wrong.
03-30-10, 09:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,705
Posted By dmotoguy

I just switched back do spd-sl's after riding my...

I just switched back do spd-sl's after riding my cross bike all winter.. SUCH a nice feeling to be off the eggbeaters. You feel totally secure and stable on road pedals, I have not ever felt that...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-10, 08:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,832
Posted By dmotoguy

This sounds painful/awkward.

This sounds painful/awkward.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-10, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 997
Posted By dmotoguy

Ive ran the campy and cannondale adapters,...

Ive ran the campy and cannondale adapters, mostly because I like my campy cranks and havent justified ditching them on my bb30 frames.

I don't know what this new product would bring to the table...
03-23-10, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,102
Posted By dmotoguy

You change that in your rider profile I believe.....

You change that in your rider profile I believe.. I could be wrong, I'm using WKO, GC, And PA right now and sometimes confuse them.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-10, 01:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,506
Posted By dmotoguy

but the truly amazing part is his integration of...

but the truly amazing part is his integration of the Di2, by putting the battery in the seatpost and all of the wiring inside the frame :)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-10, 10:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,506
Posted By dmotoguy

Read this build before purchasing a frame.. WW...

Read this build before purchasing a frame..
WW Link (http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=67791)
03-11-10, 04:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,434
Posted By dmotoguy

5hr energy for me. I too have to stare at...

5hr energy for me.

I too have to stare at the powertap in the first couple of minutes to not let myself go nuts.. I have a ~7 minute uphill tt in about a month where this is key.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-10, 03:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,519
Posted By dmotoguy

it was actually gold bars.

it was actually gold bars.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-10, 12:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,519
Posted By dmotoguy

Yep, I pressed the aluminum sleeve in that...

Yep, I pressed the aluminum sleeve in that cannondale supplies. I used the campy conversion cups on my cross bike to convert from bb30, they worked well but were $40.
I REALLY can't wait to get a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-10, 09:18 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,541
Posted By dmotoguy

That screams triathlete. I use my pockets, I...

That screams triathlete.

I use my pockets, I have 3 of them.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-10, 11:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,519
Posted By dmotoguy

Team deal.

Team deal.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-10, 11:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,519
Posted By dmotoguy

2010 caad9 content inside

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-10, 11:03 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,478
Posted By dmotoguy

Never been in one, eh?

Never been in one, eh?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-10, 01:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,941
Posted By dmotoguy

this too.. I have no idea who pays some of the...

this too.. I have no idea who pays some of the tire prices that I see in local shops.. ~$85 for p3r's????
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-10, 01:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,941
Posted By dmotoguy

Because roadies will pay it.. look at bmx, where...

Because roadies will pay it.. look at bmx, where their clientele is broke 13-17 year olds and the occasional 20-somethings, there are some really nice parts being made that are 1/4 the price of what...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-10, 11:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,049
Posted By dmotoguy

I used to flat roughly once a week, switched to...

I used to flat roughly once a week, switched to armadillos on my clincher rims and running stan's sealant in my tubulars.. havent flatted in a few years now.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-10, 11:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,049
Posted By dmotoguy

This is horribly wrong.

This is horribly wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-10, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,135
Posted By dmotoguy

i have the vuelta tubulars and they are nice...

i have the vuelta tubulars and they are nice wheels for the price..
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-10, 10:16 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,567
Posted By dmotoguy

EuroJosh's: ...

EuroJosh's:

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_rB-PQQ84L3E/SoyR5OwHPwI/AAAAAAAAArM/z6C9w3NUF1M/s512/P8190017.JPG
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-10, 05:17 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,478
Posted By dmotoguy

I'm stuck here at work, looking out the window on...

I'm stuck here at work, looking out the window on a perfect day.. I wont get done until well after dark, arg.

Note to self, move to Belgium.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-10, 11:32 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,871
Posted By dmotoguy

Tubs or clinchers will come off in that situation...

Tubs or clinchers will come off in that situation if it lands right.. you're not supposed to have a wheel go airborn and come down sideways at 30 mph..
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-10, 09:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,948
Posted By dmotoguy

I'm glad this got settled before I could post all...

I'm glad this got settled before I could post all of the links..

Just to make sure it sinks in on everyone:

Cannondale does/did use starnuts on some carbon forks. There is no issue using it...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-10, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By dmotoguy

I've always used shimano spd-sl, I have a much...

I've always used shimano spd-sl, I have a much better chance walking into any shop and getting a pair of cleats if I need to that way..
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-10, 03:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,880
Posted By dmotoguy

Its only a 6hour difference.. Do the races...

Its only a 6hour difference.. Do the races earlier in the morning, like 9am starts. Let the riders stay or a relatively normal sleep schedule and they'll be fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-10, 05:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,596
Posted By dmotoguy

I have a few pair of longer socks.. they get worn...

I have a few pair of longer socks.. they get worn when I have no clean ankle "cycling" socks.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-10, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By dmotoguy

Rides in and around st George Utah...

Our team is doing a training camp in st George next week.. Any good 4-6 hour loops?
02-10-10, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,398
Posted By dmotoguy

I don't train much in the offseason because I'm...

I don't train much in the offseason because I'm lazy.. and I dont train that hard during the season for the same reason.. so I go from 285/290w on form to 230ish (if that) off season.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-10, 09:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,395
Posted By dmotoguy

I have a Norelco Body Groom, it works much...

I have a Norelco Body Groom, it works much better than a face shaver..
http://i.walmartimages.com/i/p/00/07/50/20/00/0007502000094_215X215.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-10, 11:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,349
Posted By dmotoguy

Like mentioned, don't take a bike shop mechanic's...

Like mentioned, don't take a bike shop mechanic's advice on this, helicoils are available in metric down to 2mm..
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-10, 05:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,349
Posted By dmotoguy

have new threads cut into the old plate? ...

have new threads cut into the old plate? helicoil?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-10, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By dmotoguy

I got a set last year with no import duties as...

I got a set last year with no import duties as well.. extremely fast shipping, it surprised me.
01-19-10, 11:30 AM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,194,967
Posted By dmotoguy

I have ridden my bike ONCE since late october.. ...

I have ridden my bike ONCE since late october..
I have been running ~1 mile almost every day, sometimes I throw a ~3 mile run in.. and I've been in the gym 5-6 days a week.

I finally got back...
12-29-09, 10:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 999
Posted By dmotoguy

I've been in the gym for the last two months,...

I've been in the gym for the last two months, working out the entire body. I really dedicate myself to the squat, I alternate weeks of the dreaded 20rep squat and weeks of heavier/low rep sets.
12-02-09, 08:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,164
Posted By dmotoguy

I've seen fast sprinters, fast tt'ers, and fast...

I've seen fast sprinters, fast tt'ers, and fast climbers rise through the ranks all about equally.. it doesnt really matter what your strong point is, as long as you have one.
10-13-09, 11:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,647
Posted By dmotoguy

compared to tubular, sure.

compared to tubular, sure.
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