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Posted By ochizon

thanks Carleton! Im finishing up now my...

thanks Carleton!

Im finishing up now my first track season, and i did a lot of weights in the offseason, but summer on i laid off the weights, and focused on interval training ans max effort...
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Posted By ochizon

Can you give a little more info on what you know...

Can you give a little more info on what you know about limited weight training for sprinters? I have the unfortunate situation of wanting to be a better track sprinter but my Spinal Orthopedist is...
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Posted By ochizon

"Id rather be fast and look slow than be slow and...

"Id rather be fast and look slow than be slow and look fast"

in other words - ride what you got, with HUGE intensity. Then rest and eat :P
05-24-13, 06:31 AM
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Posted By ochizon

thanks for all the suggestions guys!

thanks for all the suggestions guys!
05-23-13, 01:59 PM
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Posted By ochizon

Road wheelsets (bear with me, there is a reason i chose this forum)

Hey guys,

So i would have posted this question in the clydesdale forum, but as it is more race related, i figured my trackie folks are a better cross section of heavy racers to ask.

I want to...
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Posted By ochizon

how do you guys approach the kilo? I have heard...

how do you guys approach the kilo? I have heard different ideas, one is go balls to the wall and try not to fall off the bike before the finishline, giving time back on the last lap, while some...
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Posted By ochizon

^^Thanks well i do, for instance, 1min max...

^^Thanks

well i do, for instance, 1min max effort workouts. 3 reps, easy spin between (5 min or so break - however long i need to go all out again). Some of my track buddies say that is too low...
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Posted By ochizon

Digging up an old post, but... Assuming,...

Digging up an old post, but...

Assuming, hypothetically, you only cared about the kilo, and trained exclusively for that. what sort of on-bike workouts would you focus on?
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Posted By ochizon

That is good advice, and what i was figuring id...

That is good advice, and what i was figuring id do, once my neck is good again. Pepper is a sprint or two, or a standing start or two, to my warm up routine. That way my body just gets used to...
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Posted By ochizon

Thanks for the replies, guys! i am quite...

Thanks for the replies, guys!

i am quite large all over. Im a big burly dude. I do lift upperbody, but because of some spinal issues, I am barred any lifts that load the spine (shrugs, deadifts,...
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Posted By ochizon

neck strain from sprint intervals/standing start training

Do any of you guys get sore/stiff necks from doing repeated sprints/standing starts? I seem to be prone to getting a really stiff trapezius muscle from that. I'm wondering if anyone has advice on...
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Posted By ochizon

have you been fitted? In my experience, that...

have you been fitted? In my experience, that issue comes from too much weight on the hands. That can be a fit issue (too far forward) or bars too low, or maybe even a weak core that contributes...
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Posted By ochizon

ride hard get faster be merry enjoy life

ride hard
get faster
be merry
enjoy life
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Posted By ochizon

thank man, this really helps me out. :)

thank man, this really helps me out. :)
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Posted By ochizon

Wait - so the Powertap is sampling just every...

Wait - so the Powertap is sampling just every second or even more? I wonder if that is why im always so disappointed by my peak numbers?! haha

Seriously though, this is good to know, cause i...
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Posted By ochizon

am i nuts for thinking the road bike has is at a...

am i nuts for thinking the road bike has is at a DISadvantage on the launch? I would break my bike and fall over if i tried to launch my roadie like i do my track bike. Launching is a skill with...
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Posted By ochizon

must resist "upward stem" pun!

must resist "upward stem" pun!
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Posted By ochizon

Power based training for track cyclist

I know that power-based training is all the rage for road training regimens (5x5, 2x20 intervals, etc), but is there any data on the usefulness of power-based interval training for track purposes? I...
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Posted By ochizon

Gearing for a drag race

Hey guys, if you were doing some 333m standing start races, what gearing would you opt for? Im thinking ~88gear-in (50x15)


thoughts?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-13, 09:30 AM
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Posted By ochizon

ok, ok i get it now. Thanks guys!

ok, ok i get it now. Thanks guys!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-13, 09:12 AM
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Posted By ochizon

I suck at math, but if im reading this correctly,...

I suck at math, but if im reading this correctly,

http://www.trainingbible.com/joesblog/2008/01/climbing-power-formula.html

"bike + rider weight (kg) x 9.8 x elevation gain (meters) / time...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-13, 03:16 PM
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Posted By ochizon

based on the FTP tests, i have a better ratio...

based on the FTP tests, i have a better ratio (not that im strong in general cycling terms). But is it not true that as the grade increase, so does the impact of the weight? Where does the simple...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-13, 03:06 PM
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Posted By ochizon

I humbly disagree with the notion that equal w/kg...

I humbly disagree with the notion that equal w/kg the heavier rider is faster uphill. Im a LARGE rider (6'1" 230lbs) and i have friends with lower w/kg and i wreck them in flat terrain, but on...
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Posted By ochizon

this thread is making me happy. I had back...

this thread is making me happy. I had back surgery last week and wont be on the bike for another 4 weeks, and that will be just gentle riding (6 weeks to be free to ride hard). I had similar...
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Posted By ochizon

even better then :)

even better then :)
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Posted By ochizon

Thanks for the replies guys! I have a...

Thanks for the replies guys!

I have a question. Is there a weight range that is considered good for a track cyclist, in terms of weight, for this type thing? Like a bodyweight x XYZ? I just...
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Posted By ochizon

Anyone here doing Single leg press?

Hi guys,

I started a gym regimen a few months back, and quickly learned that I have uneven strength between legs (saw a spine specialist, I have some issues there :/ ). So after my regular squat...
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Posted By ochizon

Thank you! :D Im going to use the road bars...

Thank you! :D

Im going to use the road bars I have on my commuter for the time being. Once i have more experience, ill jump to whatever i need then.
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Posted By ochizon

Starting out in Track, and putting together a bike. What bars to start with?

Hi all,

Ive been hitting the local velo lately, and am starting to piece together a bike. I have some phil wood/mavic open pro wheels, a sram omnium crank, a Dolan Pre Cursa on order.

What im...
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Posted By ochizon

So i went out to the track today for some...

So i went out to the track today for some practice. my first ever standing start kilo i did a 1:24. I know it is not very good, but i learned a few things for my second run. Unfortunately I got...
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Posted By ochizon

Thanks for the reply! The reason i chose this...

Thanks for the reply! The reason i chose this event is because it is one at a time - the only person I can hurt is me. I really want to acquire more track experience before I mix with others.
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Posted By ochizon

Beginner as beginner gets on the track, and doing a mile race in 2 weeks

Hi guys,

I have been road riding for a while (not competitively) and a track cyclist acquaintance of mine strongly urged I try the track out. I did, and so far I like it. In two weeks is a mile...
08-21-12, 06:24 AM
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Posted By ochizon

Nausea limiting me during threshold training (TT work)

Lately ive noticed that during threshold work, like practice TT workouts where i sustain wattage and heart rate for extended periods, i reach a point where my stomach bothers me and I start to feel a...
08-05-12, 12:46 PM
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Posted By ochizon

Proud Clyde completed the Marin Century

96 miles, 8600ft climbing!

http://app.strava.com/rides/16573659
(http://app.strava.com/rides/16573659)


Im pretty happy with it.
07-31-12, 10:14 AM
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Posted By ochizon

Hit my goal! MTD: 660 YTD: 3190 ...

Hit my goal!

MTD: 660
YTD: 3190


Im going to try to get in a 40 miler today to make it 700 miles.
07-19-12, 07:32 AM
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Posted By ochizon

finally didnt rain last night mtd: 330 ...

finally didnt rain last night

mtd: 330
ytd: 2860

I think i can make the 600. Im shooting for over 100 on sat. PLEASE DONT RAIN!
07-18-12, 07:09 AM
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Posted By ochizon

300 miles on the month so far. But i wont...

300 miles on the month so far.

But i wont stop raining! :(
07-03-12, 10:27 AM
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Posted By ochizon

my goal is 600 miles this month. 7/3 26.5...

my goal is 600 miles this month.

7/3 26.5 miles
7/4 65 miles
7/5 20 miles
7/8 63 miles


MTD: 174.5
06-21-12, 10:20 AM
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Posted By ochizon

i thought it was the point of this thread! haha

i thought it was the point of this thread! haha
06-21-12, 10:13 AM
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Views: 42,879
Posted By ochizon

Ill bite :D trying on my ****** jersey: ...

Ill bite :D

trying on my ****** jersey:

http://i.imgur.com/FjYs7.jpg


flexing after a ride!

http://i.imgur.com/WPvHA.jpg
06-21-12, 10:06 AM
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Posted By ochizon

Question about Powertap SL+ hub and bearings

Hi guys!

I was doing some bike maintenance and while i was swapping out the freehub body on my Powertap SL+, i spun the wheel, holding the axle between my fingers. When doing so i felt a bit of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-10, 06:59 AM
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Views: 4,378
Posted By ochizon

when everything is flat, the only fun thing is...

when everything is flat, the only fun thing is mph. it aint the greatest, but you make do with what you have. It's better than not riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-10, 10:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,174
Posted By ochizon

I had never been able to do it, so recently, I...

I had never been able to do it, so recently, I dedicated a whole ride to this. Now I can ride hands free as long as I want.

HUGE bonus to learning it, is now I ride a MUCH straighter line when...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-10, 08:12 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,323
Posted By ochizon

Im from Miami, too, and this happens here all the...

Im from Miami, too, and this happens here all the time. I dont mind it too much, but if you take my wheel without saying anything, Im not taking responibility for your safety, either (calling out...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-10, 08:08 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,323
Posted By ochizon

that happens often when people do solo interval...

that happens often when people do solo interval training. Fly by, then you cruise past them. Nothing wrong with it. This seems more like a personal peeve of yours than anything else.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-10, 07:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,673
Posted By ochizon

about the "out of stock" I ordered ultegra...

about the "out of stock"

I ordered ultegra shifters that are "out of stock" and it still allowed me to apply the codes and get the discount. I will just have to wait for it to come back into...
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