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Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-09, 03:35 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,196
Posted By zimbo

Is there a weight you could weigh at which it...

Is there a weight you could weigh at which it would be reasonable for your loved ones to suggest that you lose the weight? Or is there no such weight in your mind?

--Steve
07-31-09, 02:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,015
Posted By zimbo

Anyone regular reader of this forum already knew...

Anyone regular reader of this forum already knew that VO2Max intervals was your specialty even before you bought a power meter. Why were you the last one to know?

--Steve
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-09, 02:34 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,196
Posted By zimbo

The earlier poster was kidding, I'm sure. Get out...

The earlier poster was kidding, I'm sure. Get out of that relationship ASAP. Seriously.

Or, get married and have a few kids. That would be *perfect*.

--Steve
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-09, 02:33 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,196
Posted By zimbo

If you don't have any kids you should give her an...

If you don't have any kids you should give her an ultimatum: lose weight or lose your husband. Seriously. Not kidding here.

--Steve
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-09, 07:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 700
Posted By zimbo

I certainly have a preference for regular food...

I certainly have a preference for regular food (granola bars, peanut butter crackers, even Little Debbie fruit pies) as opposed to gels, clif bloks, shots, etc.

I typically just stop at a gas...
06-11-09, 07:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,775
Posted By zimbo

Sub, good luck at the Championships!! I...

Sub, good luck at the Championships!!

I thought for half a minute about racing but I'm not quite back on form yet (but getting closer).

--Steve
05-17-09, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,851
Views: 61,069
Posted By zimbo

The last couple of stages have had finishes that...

The last couple of stages have had finishes that are completely insane. Does the organizer get hurt when that happens? No. It's the riders themselves. So if they felt the need to complain about it I...
05-17-09, 08:05 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,313
Posted By zimbo

I hope the guy can return to full health. ...

I hope the guy can return to full health.

--Steve
05-12-09, 05:25 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 669,431
Posted By zimbo

Other than being older, fatter, and slower than...

Other than being older, fatter, and slower than when I last saw you? Yeah, I'm doing great!

--Steve
05-12-09, 05:22 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 669,431
Posted By zimbo

You've risen to the level of your incompetence. ...

You've risen to the level of your incompetence.

--Steve
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-09, 05:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,816
Posted By zimbo

It will be interesting to see what happens. In...

It will be interesting to see what happens. In previous years the riders stopping in Marion have helped keep the speed high because they don't need to pace themselves for the slog to the top of...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-09, 09:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By zimbo

Ok, I'll say it... Anyone who removes all zero...

Ok, I'll say it... Anyone who removes all zero power measurements and then uses the average wattage reading for the purposes of calculating his or her FTP is delusional.

--Steve
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-09, 05:59 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,460
Posted By zimbo

I missed the original videos. Is this the same...

I missed the original videos. Is this the same guy?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWQWYC4A2Tk&feature=channel

--Steve
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-09, 11:25 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,910
Posted By zimbo

Interesting thread. I believe reaching the...

Interesting thread.

I believe reaching the level of elite competitive cyclist takes a combination of three factors:

(1) physical potential
(2) willpower potential
(3) training

The first...
03-13-09, 03:49 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 9,470
Posted By zimbo

Again, I did not mean to start yet another...

Again, I did not mean to start yet another shítstorm discussion about PEDs. I wasn't implying Contador is on drugs. I find it amazing that there's such a disparity between his climibing ability and...
03-13-09, 10:22 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 9,470
Posted By zimbo

I didn't mean to imply he was a doper. I'm just...

I didn't mean to imply he was a doper. I'm just hoping one of our power meter enthusiasts will to a little calculation. Do we know the necessary data to figure it out numerically?

--Steve
03-13-09, 09:45 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 9,470
Posted By zimbo

How in the hell does a guy have so much better a...

How in the hell does a guy have so much better a Watts/Kg ratio as to put a full minute on the next closest guys in that little time? It boggles the mind.

--Steve
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-09, 07:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,939
Posted By zimbo

You're describing Veblen goods, not Giffen goods....

You're describing Veblen goods, not Giffen goods.

--Steve
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-09, 04:48 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,567
Posted By zimbo

Congrats, dude. --Steve

Congrats, dude.

--Steve
02-22-09, 04:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,333
Posted By zimbo

Sub, I don't remember what size you are but I...

Sub, I don't remember what size you are but I have a full extra bike (Size 58 pedal force frame) you're welcome to borrow as long as needed.

--Steve
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-09, 11:10 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 10,674
Posted By zimbo

This bike compares to bikes costing $6000, lol. ...

This bike compares to bikes costing $6000, lol.

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k137/audioenvy/General/pfzx3shz.jpg

--Steve
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-09, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By zimbo

I'd hit it. --Z

I'd hit it.

--Z
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-08, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 650
Posted By zimbo

You can certainly pay more than that if you go...

You can certainly pay more than that if you go with multiple colors and such. For example, I paid a whopping $575.

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k137/audioenvy/General/pfzx3shz.jpg

--Steve
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-08, 04:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,370
Posted By zimbo

Respectfully, no, not really. If you were to...

Respectfully, no, not really. If you were to remove that saddle and set in on a table it would look like it was pointing down, but it obviously would not be. You guys who want the nose of the saddle...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-08, 12:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,370
Posted By zimbo

Ok, since you mentioned it... I'll confess that I...

Ok, since you mentioned it... I'll confess that I sent a JPG of a Pinarello to the guys at Airflow and said "I like this frame so something similar in design would be cool."

--Steve
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-08, 05:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,370
Posted By zimbo

Thanks for all the feedback, folks. I took her...

Thanks for all the feedback, folks. I took her for a quick cherry popper this afternoon and I know for a fact that at least a few of the people who drove by me were directing some serious...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-08, 07:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,370
Posted By zimbo

Performance E3 Curve Carbon. --Steve

Performance E3 Curve Carbon.

--Steve
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-08, 07:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,370
Posted By zimbo

Hell, Steve, I'd be happy to get back into...

Hell, Steve, I'd be happy to get back into *riding* shape.

--Steve
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-08, 05:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,370
Posted By zimbo

You can order them from the web site. I bought an...

You can order them from the web site. I bought an extra one just in case.

--Steve
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-08, 05:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,370
Posted By zimbo

I'm the same way, especially with light or...

I'm the same way, especially with light or brightly colored tires. Since the color only goes about halfway up the sidewall I think it looks good without being over-the-top. And compared to the fugly...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-08, 04:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,370
Posted By zimbo

Paint job was $575 from Airglow...

Paint job was $575 from Airglow (http://www.airglowpainting.com/) in Georgia.
Tires are ProRace 3s.
Wheels were a pro deal from our cycling team.

Did I need another bike? Um, since when does...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-08, 04:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,370
Posted By zimbo

I decided to leave the PedalForce logo on there....

I decided to leave the PedalForce logo on there. I can't decide if I like it, but I love the group buy concept and PF has been great to work with, so I thought I'd keep it.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-08, 04:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,370
Posted By zimbo

My PF ZX3 is finally finished (photo)

I was in no hurry and the custom paint job took a while, but it's finally done:

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k137/audioenvy/General/pfzx3shz.jpg

Just the motivation I need to get my fat...
05-19-08, 11:58 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,154
Posted By zimbo

Dude, don't leave ***** like this to chance. When...

Dude, don't leave ***** like this to chance. When you're done having kids, get a vasectomy.

--Steve
05-12-08, 10:06 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 8,018
Posted By zimbo

And when you do, tell him I said he's an effing...

And when you do, tell him I said he's an effing nut job.

--KF
05-11-08, 11:51 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 8,018
Posted By zimbo

Sweet irony. --Steve

Sweet irony.

--Steve
04-30-08, 05:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,779
Posted By zimbo

I feel for you man; boy can I ever relate. I was...

I feel for you man; boy can I ever relate. I was out riding along one morning on the Outer Banks of NC last summer and the next thing I knew I woke up in an ambulance with a morphine drip, a broken...
04-30-08, 12:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 710
Posted By zimbo

If it's anywhere near 10% I'll send you a...

If it's anywhere near 10% I'll send you a six-pack of your favorite malt beverage.

--Steve
04-29-08, 09:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 710
Posted By zimbo

You wrote: "(a person with someone on his wheel...

You wrote: "(a person with someone on his wheel actually saves energy, so even sitting on, you still help the guy in front a bit)"

What are we talking about? 1 or 2 watts?

--Steve
04-28-08, 06:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,931
Posted By zimbo

Ask Dr. Will. --Steve

Ask Dr. Will.

--Steve
04-27-08, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By zimbo

Helluva race report, BA. Nice job. --Steve

Helluva race report, BA. Nice job.

--Steve
04-27-08, 07:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By zimbo

Well, since those races are DEAD, what other...

Well, since those races are DEAD, what other option do I have?

--Steve
04-26-08, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By zimbo

Both Dragon's Challenge and Cape Fear were great...

Both Dragon's Challenge and Cape Fear were great road races last year. I have great memories of both ;)

--Steve
04-24-08, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 544
Posted By zimbo

I would join. My collar bone injury was nearly a...

I would join. My collar bone injury was nearly a year ago (this coming June) so obviously it has healed back up, but I can't seem to get into a rythmn. I had to spend a few weeks off the bike last...
04-22-08, 04:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By zimbo

<snicker> --Steve

<snicker>

--Steve
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-08, 08:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,263
Posted By zimbo

Your setup looks pretty darn good, IMO, except...

Your setup looks pretty darn good, IMO, except for that bottle cage ;)

--Steve
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-08, 08:04 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,263
Posted By zimbo

Now that I'm seeing some larger bikes, I take...

Now that I'm seeing some larger bikes, I take back what I said earlier. Some of these bikes look very, very nice. The little bend in the top tube right where it meets the seat tube still looks a...
04-20-08, 10:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 918
Posted By zimbo

Steve, I have no answer to the question in your...

Steve, I have no answer to the question in your original post other than to say that when a crash happens in front some of the time you're gonna go down. But I had to chime in and say that your beard...
04-20-08, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9,284
Views: 3,566,993
Posted By zimbo

No offense, but you look like ass in that photo. ...

No offense, but you look like ass in that photo.

--Steve
04-20-08, 02:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,044
Posted By zimbo

PCad, What I can't figure is why you don't...

PCad,

What I can't figure is why you don't buy a copy of Cycling Peaks. Talk about a waste of a power meter (or is it two?!). And don't tell me it's because you're a Mac guy.

--Steve
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