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03-21-13, 12:40 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 18,481
Posted By recursive

What's IAB?

What's IAB?
03-19-13, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,044
Posted By recursive

I for one didn't know that any colored curb other...

I for one didn't know that any colored curb other than red had any meaning.
03-19-13, 10:56 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,249
Posted By recursive

Oatmeal cream pies. High performance fuel.

Oatmeal cream pies. High performance fuel.
03-15-13, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By recursive

The new course isn't great, but the potholes on...

The new course isn't great, but the potholes on the old course are serious hazards. I'm talking about potholes (if you want to call them that, more like "craters") several feet wide.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-13, 10:46 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,146
Posted By recursive

+14 lbs, but I've since lost 4.

+14 lbs, but I've since lost 4.
Forum: Great Lakes
03-26-12, 09:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,539
Posted By recursive

Thanks jdub. I spent it all at the olive garden....

Thanks jdub. I spent it all at the olive garden. I recommend the tilapia.
03-20-12, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 667,487
Posted By recursive

What a bewildering state of affairs. I didn't...

What a bewildering state of affairs. I didn't even know there was an issue.
03-20-12, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 667,487
Posted By recursive

This isn't really important in the scope of...

This isn't really important in the scope of everything that's under discussion here, but I was wondering about something. Did I miss something? Why is everyone avoiding saying the name of that one...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-12, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By recursive

Because none of them had responded. It seemed...

Because none of them had responded. It seemed reasonable that there was a non-zero chance that the two units behave similarly. Thank you for correcting me.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-12, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By recursive

I'm not sure how the wired units work, but the...

I'm not sure how the wired units work, but the wireless models are bonded to a specific hub. If that's the case, you'd have to re-learn the hub every time you switch. If that's not an issue, I'd...
03-15-12, 01:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,127
Posted By recursive

I've done several stages from both. They are...

I've done several stages from both. They are both pretty nice series, but I have a preference for TOAD for a couple of reasons. TOAD is always on time. Superweek is not. I have seen some...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-12, 11:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,027
Posted By recursive

Uh, sorry about this, but what's "SR"? I...

Uh, sorry about this, but what's "SR"?

I lost my weight December to February.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-12, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 534
Posted By recursive

Cyclists unfortunately don't typically seem to...

Cyclists unfortunately don't typically seem to get very positive legal outcomes from [near]collisions. As non-sensical as it is, it often seems that you are better off if you somehow damage the car...
Forum: Great Lakes
03-13-12, 09:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,539
Posted By recursive

Here's mine. Kenosha Velosport Training Crit...

Here's mine.

Kenosha Velosport Training Crit #1 (http://www.ambikerace.com/2012/flyers/SpringTrainingCrits.html)

No matter how many numbers you look at during training over the winter, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-12, 03:45 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,508
Posted By recursive

The average male/female cyclist is pretty heavy. ...

The average male/female cyclist is pretty heavy. Way heavier than most male cyclists or female cyclists.
03-13-12, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 667,487
Posted By recursive

Well, to be fair, it was obviously not just a...

Well, to be fair, it was obviously not just a regular turn. He came through with a significant speed difference, but quickly slowed. It all makes so much sense in retrospect. On the final lap, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-12, 08:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,210
Posted By recursive

FWIW pros are definitely worried about weight on...

FWIW pros are definitely worried about weight on smaller intervals than 5 pounds. Racing is a game of degree and incremental advantage.
03-13-12, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 667,487
Posted By recursive

Kenosha Velosport Training Crit #1...

Kenosha Velosport Training Crit #1 (http://www.ambikerace.com/2012/flyers/SpringTrainingCrits.html)

No matter how many numbers you look at during training over the winter, the first race of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-12, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By recursive

I've had problems unintentionally releasing from...

I've had problems unintentionally releasing from SPDs in sprints. I've never had the problem from Look pedals. (Delta and Keo)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-12, 02:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,179
Posted By recursive

Your intentions may not be clear, but it...

Your intentions may not be clear, but it definitely is different from a rolling stop, because you actually stop.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-12, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,401
Posted By recursive

The new S Works shoes have two independent boa...

The new S Works shoes have two independent boa "zones", so you still can do that.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-12, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,401
Posted By recursive

This thread convinced me that I was turning the...

This thread convinced me that I was turning the dial backwards. I went back to the shop. This thread is wrong. The shop agrees the shoe is defective and they are returning it. Last year's S works...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-12, 08:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,401
Posted By recursive

Slipping boas in shoes

I went down to the LBS to try out some new road shoes. I tried the s works boa shoes. (they have a little cable that tightens instead of a ratchet or velcro strap) They fit nicely and everything,...
02-19-12, 09:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,825
Posted By recursive

My cycleops fluid trainer, FWIW, seems to...

My cycleops fluid trainer, FWIW, seems to slightly increase resistance at a given speed after it's warmed up.
Forum: Great Lakes
01-24-12, 03:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,539
Posted By recursive

I think I missed this one. I'm putting my racing...

I think I missed this one. I'm putting my racing schedule together, and what's that all about?
01-23-12, 02:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,492
Posted By recursive

Big Ring Flyers out of Hudson, WI

Big Ring Flyers out of Hudson, WI
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-12, 08:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,574
Posted By recursive

A friend of mine produces a classic white leather...

A friend of mine produces a classic white leather bar tape. My girlfriend's been riding on it for most of a year, and it still looks brand new. Global Cycling Supply...
Forum: Great Lakes
01-20-12, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 839
Posted By recursive

If you're not looking to be social, just keep 30...

If you're not looking to be social, just keep 30 feet between you until you know you are sure you want to pass. If you pass, do it once and maintain your pace. But now I'm thinking too hard. Just...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-12, 11:44 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,891
Posted By recursive

Get your science out of here! I believe in the...

Get your science out of here! I believe in the intelligent inflation theory.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-12, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By recursive

I've occasionally experienced muscle spasms, but...

I've occasionally experienced muscle spasms, but it never seemed like what you're describing. If you're concerned about it you should probably go to a doctor.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-12, 11:17 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,721
Posted By recursive

Most people here are using clipless pedals, which...

Most people here are using clipless pedals, which do attach one's shoes to the pedals.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-12, 07:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 538
Posted By recursive

There's not really much to talk about. It sucks....

There's not really much to talk about. It sucks. That covers at least 90% right there.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-12, 07:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,440
Posted By recursive

Probably not, but I wouldn't risk it.

Probably not, but I wouldn't risk it.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-12, 11:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,836
Posted By recursive

I'm partial to fruit snacks in pouches. ...

I'm partial to fruit snacks in pouches.

http://www.pasadenalaserdentistry.com/wp-content/themes/pasadena/images/fruit%20snacks.jpg
Forum: Great Lakes
01-12-12, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By recursive

I'm a few hours north of there, but it's hard to...

I'm a few hours north of there, but it's hard to tell. It's been so windy, it's all drifty. Snow dunes all over. The average depth is maybe 4 inches? But there's quite a bit of variation up here.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-12, 06:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,697
Posted By recursive

It's a little blurry in the video, but I'd guess...

It's a little blurry in the video, but I'd guess your saddle is maybe a little low.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-12, 06:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,697
Posted By recursive

Keep your head up. Don't tense your shoulders...

Keep your head up.
Don't tense your shoulders so much.
Bend your elbows.
The bouncing in your upper body is a symptom of a jerky stroke. Work to smooth that out.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-12, 05:23 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 5,998
Posted By recursive

I think the 10k hours thing is about skills, and...

I think the 10k hours thing is about skills, and everyone here is arguing about fitness. Both of these things are important to race performance, but skills don't necessarily translate to results...
Forum: Great Lakes
01-12-12, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By recursive

What is all this white crap?

I was starting to think Wisconsin wasn't so bad after all. I really thought 45 was the new winter. :mad:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-12, 03:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 777
Posted By recursive

I've destroyed a wheel with a big stick before. ...

I've destroyed a wheel with a big stick before. Luckily the fork survived (and me).
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-12, 02:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,891
Posted By recursive

I just sit at a desk at my job anyway, so...

I just sit at a desk at my job anyway, so physically, there's not much difference.
01-09-12, 02:15 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,178,081
Posted By recursive

I must be doing something right. Yesterday, I...

I must be doing something right. Yesterday, I accidentally set a PR for 20 minute power during the first 20 minutes of my ride. I had to make sure I was coasting at 0 watts as a reality check. As...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 04:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,537
Posted By recursive

57 is about my ideal riding temperature. I'm...

57 is about my ideal riding temperature. I'm jealous.
07-19-11, 09:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 974
Posted By recursive

The safety thing is a little overblown, since...

The safety thing is a little overblown, since you're going to get droped anyway. Do it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-11, 08:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,337
Posted By recursive

I crank down my rear QR as if I were trying to...

I crank down my rear QR as if I were trying to prevent a gorilla from being able to open it. I developed this habit after a loose rear QR caused me to eat pavement in a sprint.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-11, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 509
Posted By recursive

Lower gears make it easier to skid. It's...

Lower gears make it easier to skid. It's certainly doable, but that's already a pretty tall gear for skidding.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-11, 09:34 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,059
Posted By recursive

Well, it's a simple question. What's more...

Well, it's a simple question. What's more important to you, riding, or partying with your alcohol-obsessed friends? Whichever one you choose, you may as well quit the other one because each one is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-11, 07:19 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,795
Posted By recursive

People who want to get more aero than they could...

People who want to get more aero than they could with their existing bars.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-11, 06:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,733
Posted By recursive

Here's mine.

Here's mine.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-11, 12:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,919
Posted By recursive

If they say yes, then it's fine. They're making...

If they say yes, then it's fine. They're making serious faces, because cycling is serious business. You should be too.
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