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03-31-20, 06:32 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I hope your cousin pulls through!

I hope your cousin pulls through!
03-27-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 421
Posted By bonsai171

+1 for the Kilo TT! I have 8 or 900 miles on...

+1 for the Kilo TT! I have 8 or 900 miles on mine now. Steering, acceleration, and fit are great. It rides really well, and comes in that amazing green color! :thumb:.

Dave
03-26-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By hubcyclist

Followed up my workout with a 7.5 mile ride with...

Followed up my workout with a 7.5 mile ride with my son, his personal best distance so far!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,919
Posted By Cypress

If I had the choice between two bikes that were...

If I had the choice between two bikes that were identical in all ways but the bottom bracket, I'd take threaded every time.
03-25-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 201,477
Posted By big john

That last one I posted is John Abercrombie...

That last one I posted is John Abercrombie guitar, Jan Hammer organ, and Jack DeJohnette drums.
This might be my favorite Mahavishnu piece:also featuring Jan Hammer...
03-25-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,973
Posted By echappist

it would be nice if they allow WebEx or Zoom for...

it would be nice if they allow WebEx or Zoom for civil ceremonies. Probably not on the top of anyone’s agenda ATM, but for some, the effect of a marriage is immense (e.g. access to affordable health...
03-24-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,973
Posted By caloso

My kids are home from school for the next few...

My kids are home from school for the next few weeks, and I really don't expect them to go back. Most of their teachers have established virtual classrooms, but since it's a public school I don't...
03-24-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,973
Posted By Cypress

That's what drove me down a weird rabbit hole...

That's what drove me down a weird rabbit hole about two weeks ago. That, and the constant negative energy the media/social media is bathing us in. The next intricately-planned 4 months of my life had...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,880
Posted By guadzilla

New build and short review - Cervelo R5

After getting up my Venge last November (thanks to everyone who provided advice and helped me make a decision over the Madone), i wanted a second bike to use as a rain/training/travel bike. The Venge...
03-24-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,973
Posted By Hermes

Hair styles during shutdown...I am thinking one...

Hair styles during shutdown...I am thinking one of the Game of Throne men. Either Jamie Lannister or Khul Drago.

I went to check out Fiesta Island. The gate is across the road and there was...
03-23-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,973
Posted By Cypress

I definitely get the "hit by a car" thing. I...

I definitely get the "hit by a car" thing.

I see it that someone would have to literally be driving off of the road in exactly the right place in order to hit me. The rural aspect of my roads are...
03-22-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By Hermes

Furiousferret So sorry to hear about uncle in law.

Furiousferret So sorry to hear about uncle in law.
03-20-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,973
Posted By burnthesheep

Went on my first "road" ride yesterday since the...

Went on my first "road" ride yesterday since the crash. Still waiting on new tubes/tape for the HED's on the roadie. I bought strips too narrow and they didn't work.

So, rode the cross bike...
03-20-20, 10:56 AM
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Views: 201,477
Posted By Hermes

Looks like I have a lot more time to play piano. ...

Looks like I have a lot more time to play piano. I am working on the B minor scale, chords, arpeggios and cadence. What a nasty scale. All minor keys have 3 versions - natural, harmonic and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,440
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Bring everything you need (food and water) so you...

Bring everything you need (food and water) so you don't have to stop.
03-19-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,973
Posted By mattm

Yes, just not in groups. At least assuming it's...

Yes, just not in groups. At least assuming it's the same as the Bay Area's "shelter in place" order that we've been under since Monday.

Given that walking outside is allowed, I'd think cycling is...
03-19-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4,671
Views: 506,975
Posted By ryan_rides

The driver actually did stop and yelled at me...

The driver actually did stop and yelled at me while I was on the ground with my face busted open. I was taken away in a stretcher. Witnesses saw everything. I have the police report. I intend to get...
03-19-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By cmh

Great post gsteinb. The health and satisfaction...

Great post gsteinb. The health and satisfaction of training has always been the biggest reason why I race. It really had to be when I had young kids because I could only make it to a few races a...
03-19-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By gsteinb

Cranked it pretty good today. I think one of the...

Cranked it pretty good today. I think one of the good internal questions we can ask ourselves is 'why we do this.' Surely it isn't only to race, or to win, since there's really not a lot of that. On...
03-19-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,622
Posted By UmneyDurak

Nice, congrats! Few weeks ago I got that...

Nice, congrats!

Few weeks ago I got that goal completely unexpectedly. Was helping teammate in stage race. Last race was RR. I was attacking, and pushing the pace on ever roller and rise. It was...
03-18-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,362
Posted By Cypress

Sounds like crotchslaps all ‘round, mang....

Sounds like crotchslaps all ‘round, mang. Summoning good voodoo for you and the fam.
03-18-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By Hermes

I planned to ride outside yesterday as we are...

I planned to ride outside yesterday as we are getting rain the next couple of days. I got a call from the car dealership where I ordered a new car several months ago in Los Angeles requesting that I...
03-17-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By topflightpro

Well, my big race is scheduled for late...

Well, my big race is scheduled for late June/early July, so I am optimistic it will still happen.
03-17-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By Hermes

Cypress Part of the problem is the cyclical...

Cypress Part of the problem is the cyclical nature of training and trying to peak for events. I am going out for an endurance ride today to burn some calories and try to stay sane. I try to cycle...
03-17-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,362
Posted By topflightpro

Two of our nephews have become huge mountain...

Two of our nephews have become huge mountain bikers.When they can't ride, they watch downhill videos on YouTube or RedBull. They are 6 and 8. We are delivering their new, real mountain bikes to them...
03-15-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By mattm

Got a Tacx Neo 2T a few weeks ago, what a game...

Got a Tacx Neo 2T a few weeks ago, what a game changer (coming from Kreitlers).

Obviously ERG mode is the **** (plus creating my own erg workouts!), but it's SO DAMN QUIET. My breathing is...
03-15-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,622
Posted By mattm

Won the Sky Express p1/2 crit last weekend! Nice...

Won the Sky Express p1/2 crit last weekend! Nice to get my general seasonal goal ("win something") out of the way so early in the season. Sky Express is the Red Kite race but rebranded - different...
03-13-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By Heathpack

My attempts to contact them were last weekend...

My attempts to contact them were last weekend actually. Before we were seeing race cancellations.
03-13-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,362
Posted By Doge

Edit: USAFA DID send all the lower classes...

Edit:
USAFA DID send all the lower classes home.
Local Pro/1 races canceled.

Buying a simulator setup.

The bright side...

As a simulator break, junior grabbed some training wheels and did...
03-13-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,973
Posted By furiousferret

This is a global conspiracy to keep me from...

This is a global conspiracy to keep me from upgrading to Cat 3 and winning this years Nats RR.
03-13-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By Cypress

Legs seem to have come back around. Did one...

Legs seem to have come back around. Did one 5-minute effort at ~410W about 23 mins into my ride, then a rolly Z2/3 base ride for the following 2.5 hours. I snagged a long flat KOM by just staying...
03-11-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,023
Posted By Scrodzilla

Dolan DB3 Prototype. #1...

Dolan DB3 Prototype. #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) of 10 made from the initial run.
...
03-11-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By Hermes

I took advantage of the weather and did a 3 hour...

I took advantage of the weather and did a 3 hour endurance ride with solid z2/tempo riding.
03-11-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By Cypress

Got about 3 hours of base-ish miles in. ...

Got about 3 hours of base-ish miles in.

Showed up for half of the first daylight group ride and it's same as always: too slow. Spent 20 minutes with a NP of 91W until we got to the area where the...
03-11-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,362
Posted By hubcyclist

The way I like to see it, it basically changes...

The way I like to see it, it basically changes how much resistance change one would see, at 0% you've effectively got a dumb trainer, whereas at 100% you really feel the resistance going up hills and...
03-09-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By Hermes

Had a fairly big week cycling 7 days in a row two...

Had a fairly big week cycling 7 days in a row two at the Carson Velodrome. Today is my day off and then we have rain coming in for the next 3 days. Probably, on the trainer or the Stages bike at...
03-04-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,622
Posted By burnthesheep

The solution is to not trust something somebody...

The solution is to not trust something somebody else did with an uknown of care.

The rim tape was crap. And, the front sat forever while letting out a lot more air for the same time as the rear. ...
03-04-20, 12:18 AM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By Hermes

Track workout at Velo Sports Center. 2xflying...

Track workout at Velo Sports Center. 2xflying accelerating kilos with training partner. The 3x3k team pursuits with partner and motor. This was an extremely fun workout and sorely needed high end...
03-03-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I am a firm believer in those sorts of easy...

I am a firm believer in those sorts of easy rides, though I do not aim for any particular rpm. I just try to keep the cadence on the high end of comfy and the watts nice and low.

I did my first...
03-02-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,023
Posted By oouellette

Love that Macho Man (Nature Boy?) Little...

Love that Macho Man (Nature Boy?)

Little update on my Madison:
...
03-01-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,023
Posted By phobus

First real ride on the new sled today. ...

First real ride on the new sled today.
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02-25-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By Cypress

FTP is around 350-355 at 152 pounds. You've...

FTP is around 350-355 at 152 pounds. You've pretty much nailed the idea behind this workout. The 30 second spikes are 200% of FTP and the 4-minute middle bit is 115%.

For you, it'd be:

30s @...
02-25-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By Cypress

First anaerobic workout of the season is tonight....

First anaerobic workout of the season is tonight. I'm actually nervous, as I have no clue how it'll go.

3 intervals of:

30 seconds @ 720W
4 mins @ 405W
30 seconds @ 720W
5 mins of 205W...
02-24-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,362
Posted By Wylde06

Put my 2 week notice in today. I start the new...

Put my 2 week notice in today. I start the new job on March 9th

:beer:
02-20-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By furiousferret

Close to 5,000 kj's over the 3 day weekend, just...

Close to 5,000 kj's over the 3 day weekend, just finally recovered from it today. Easy day today, then on Friday and Saturday it'll be 2 more 1500 kj efforts, then off to Europe for a week.
02-20-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,362
Posted By Wylde06

Finally found a new job. After giving up on...

Finally found a new job. After giving up on finding something out of state I focused back to local companies. The new gig comes with a big raise and I wont have to be a manager anymore, im just...
02-17-20, 11:48 PM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 201,477
Posted By Hermes

I am starting Bach's the Art of the Fugue #1....

I am starting Bach's the Art of the Fugue #1. This should be fun. Here is Glenn Gould playing it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwkzf-KUNPM

TMonk Here is my new favorite version of Chopin's...
02-16-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I'm at 20.5 for the week with another 5 on the...

I'm at 20.5 for the week with another 5 on the plate today, all trainer. Because I hate myself. Most of it has been quite mellow endurance focusing on aerobic stuff and fat utilization (we'll pretend...
02-10-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By Cypress

I'm fairly certain he'd let you in. Just tell him...

I'm fairly certain he'd let you in. Just tell him "Denny needs all the help and guidance he can get."

If you can't swing the race, I'll still be in town Tuesday-ish to start preriding the nastier...
02-04-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14,533
Views: 807,743
Posted By Cypress

Did an hour indoors last night because I ended up...

Did an hour indoors last night because I ended up with two missed rides last week. Mostly just Z2 with two little 1-minute pops at ~550W. This week is the first of two bigger weeks before a rest...
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