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10-02-19, 08:07 AM
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Posted By longe

Any one of these: ...

Any one of these:

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10-02-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,872
Posted By longe

31/48 up front?

A few years since my last road race, I still delude myself that I'll actually have the time and energy to race road again. At the same time, my reality is that I belong in the 41 + gravel. So I'm...
11-06-18, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,669
Posted By longe

after some research, apparently this isnt an...

after some research, apparently this isnt an option with android? That's annoying.
11-02-18, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,669
Posted By longe

Some questions re: Wahoo Kickr and Garmin Edge 820

Just picked up a used Wahoo Kickr first gen. Got it going, having a hard time finding answers to these questions:

1. I set target power for ERG on my garmin edge, but for some reason the power I...
10-16-18, 05:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,953
Posted By longe

I told someone what I've done for training...

I told someone what I've done for training before, and they said "I didn't think anyone could hate themselves that much"

Other advice, somewhat ironically, think happy thoughts. Positive self talk...
04-21-18, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By longe

Mountain bike rentals outside of Seattle?

What would be the best way to do some mountain biking outside of Seattle?
10-21-17, 05:35 AM
Replies: 15,183
Views: 861,353
Posted By longe

Thanks, same!

Thanks, same!
10-20-17, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15,183
Views: 861,353
Posted By longe

well, i'm not going to say it because i didn't...

well, i'm not going to say it because i didn't end up following through on my hopes and dreams last year so i'm not going to say it and just do it instead. it would be a real sick kind of insanity to...
10-18-17, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15,183
Views: 861,353
Posted By longe

Only 7 months 'til May...****

Only 7 months 'til May...****
10-18-16, 04:06 AM
Replies: 15,183
Views: 861,353
Posted By longe

You're right, who would want to ask questions...

You're right, who would want to ask questions about other peoples' experiences on a web forum. I'll just crawl back to my hole where I can be alone and Google everything to get the same 5 sponsored...
10-17-16, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15,183
Views: 861,353
Posted By longe

Would you mind sharing how you fixed the pelvic...

Would you mind sharing how you fixed the pelvic tilt and how you're tackling the snapping hip? I recently resolved to fix these for myself, also got the forward neck thing to take care of.
04-26-16, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By longe

mountain bike for trails and downhill

Hi- there is a downhill park near me, but also lots of fun riding and climbing to do. Any chance I can get one bike that I can pedal and go reasonably fast and climb reasonably well while also other...
03-22-16, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By longe

Recommend a sustainable weekly training schedule that includes weights

I'm cat 3 and want to continue to have fun and be competitive as a cat, no real need to upgrade. I want to have a sustainable schedule that incorporates powerlifting/olympic lifting, because I enjoy...
03-11-16, 05:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,892
Posted By longe

newbie Q, small parts needed for crankset installation in OSBB

I need to install a crankset in a 2011 S-works Stumpjumper, which I believe has an OSBB, press fit 30? I have no spacers or small parts, trying to figure out what I need to order. All that's there is...
01-23-16, 07:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,330
Posted By longe

Goal: lower monthly grocery budget from $300 to $200

I currently budget 300 per month for food, but if I knock off 100 per month, that's a grand I can put toward other financial goals. I race and train lots so probably average 3000k calories per day....
01-08-16, 05:36 PM
Replies: 15,183
Views: 861,353
Posted By longe

Z1 days sometimes just turn into just dance party...

Z1 days sometimes just turn into just dance party days. very likely to go over zone. but the trade off is finding all kinds of pre-race tracks.
12-26-15, 01:17 PM
Replies: 15,183
Views: 861,353
Posted By longe

not sure if its the same, but having mondays off...

not sure if its the same, but having mondays off sometimes makes me a little sluggish on tuesdays. what helps is the shortest, highest intensity work being on tuesdays, like sprints or max cadence-...
12-26-15, 08:15 AM
Replies: 15,183
Views: 861,353
Posted By longe

gently procrastinating 3hrs 10min low Z4x6 now,...

gently procrastinating 3hrs 10min low Z4x6 now, 3hr 30min Z3x3 tomorrow. then next week of i'm off from work work, replacing it with...work.. :D
12-17-15, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15,183
Views: 861,353
Posted By longe

So, I don't want to :deadhorse: , but I do want...

So, I don't want to :deadhorse: , but I do want to (re)visit the core stuff because I've seen you say its really not necessary to do well bike racing. I just want to hear more about that, and get...
12-15-15, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,573
Posted By longe

Great reminders. I did the calorie counting and...

Great reminders. I did the calorie counting and record keeping years ago- I'm glad I did it because I memorized some of the nutrition on some stuff and have a sense of portions, etc. I certainly...
12-15-15, 03:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,573
Posted By longe

replenish glyocogen, lose fat

Just wondering the latest thinking and pointers for replenishing glycogen while losing fat. I'm entering high load training with up to 15hrs a week between bike and core work. I feel like my glyocgen...
12-10-15, 09:16 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 11,554
Posted By longe

I'm actually curious how the WADA list is formed....

I'm actually curious how the WADA list is formed. How are substances decided as allowed or not allowed? Is any part of it political?
12-10-15, 08:31 PM
Replies: 15,183
Views: 861,353
Posted By longe

to anyone who thinks base is equal to maximal...

to anyone who thinks base is equal to maximal hours in z2, i invite you to incorporate 60rpm @ z4+sprint, max cadence, and z3 reps half/half 60/100+rpm. and, tis the season for the battle that is...
12-10-15, 07:09 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 11,554
Posted By longe

i'm surprised by how many people have figured out...

i'm surprised by how many people have figured out how to take gels without dehydrating.
11-28-15, 08:04 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 10,405
Posted By longe

2016 goals thread

Now that many of us have had some time to kick back and think about next season, lets hear some of them goals, realistic or otherwise.

I'll start:

race:
1. no injuries, no crashes
2. upgrade...
11-27-15, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15,183
Views: 861,353
Posted By longe

high volume week for me ahhhh. tues/wed was first...

high volume week for me ahhhh. tues/wed was first sprint workout of '16 and a low/high cadence gig (pushing 60rpm in z4 and 5 is my favorite), yesterday was 4hr fun ride, today 3hr sliced with many...
11-15-15, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5,908
Views: 436,698
Posted By longe

Staring at the trees, tho? I was on that diet...

Staring at the trees, tho? I was on that diet too, only brought to you by every Miyazaki movie. Man, that winter tho..
11-15-15, 07:34 AM
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Views: 436,698
Posted By longe

1.5 hours, good. 4 hours, not so good.

1.5 hours, good. 4 hours, not so good.
11-14-15, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15,183
Views: 861,353
Posted By longe

5,4,3,2,1 blast off, aka, timing and positioning

5,4,3,2,1 blast off, aka, timing and positioning
11-13-15, 03:43 PM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,261,825
Posted By longe

The obvious choice might be Bicycle Race by...

The obvious choice might be Bicycle Race by Queen, but being a closet hipster, I'd go with something a little more obscure like Bicycle by Memory Tapes or Roll on by Piebald, maybe even the speed...
11-11-15, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,261,825
Posted By longe

I bought a guitar. I stopped playing when I...

I bought a guitar. I stopped playing when I started riding bikes lots. I'm not starting completely from scratch, but close enough.
11-11-15, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15,183
Views: 861,353
Posted By longe

was planning on x2 mount greylock climbs with my...

was planning on x2 mount greylock climbs with my heavy bike today. got 1 done, but the rainy cold morning descent froze me right back into bed.
10-21-15, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15,183
Views: 861,353
Posted By longe

first week double sessions t/w/th with almost 1hr...

first week double sessions t/w/th with almost 1hr core/plyo/strength in the AM and 1hr bike in the PM. Going to bed just after 8 makes me feel like an athlete.
10-12-15, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4,922
Views: 983,951
Posted By longe

Apple crisp is about to come out of the oven and...

Apple crisp is about to come out of the oven and meet a fresh batch of ice cream.
10-09-15, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15,183
Views: 861,353
Posted By longe

there are so many variables outside of my control...

there are so many variables outside of my control (and/or undertrained due to road) to be successful in cx, its hard to put pressure on myself to do well, which was frustrating at first because i...
10-03-15, 08:10 AM
Replies: 15,183
Views: 861,353
Posted By longe

=(baseball+leg/october)*hydration

=(baseball+leg/october)*hydration
09-30-15, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,253
Posted By longe

'tis the season to resurrect strength training...

'tis the season to resurrect strength training discussions! OOOO!

I'd say up front, paying for a good coach is more effective than paying for a gym membership when it comes to racing well. So...
09-26-15, 05:48 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 34,642
Posted By longe

I forgot what "regular" means at dunkin donut,...

I forgot what "regular" means at dunkin donut, don't go often. So when the coffee lady asked me if I wanted regular, I tiredly assumed regular was neutral sounding and I could fix it how I wanted....
09-21-15, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15,183
Views: 861,353
Posted By longe

Good luck buddy. 2 weeks rest for me. Early...

Good luck buddy.

2 weeks rest for me. Early transition, hoping to get a jump on next-road-season prep. Got 7 months and its all I can think about..
09-17-15, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15,183
Views: 861,353
Posted By longe

Yeah, fair enough. Last winter I started doing...

Yeah, fair enough. Last winter I started doing M/F weights, then regular 12 hour/week bike schedule all the other days of the week. I was super slow on the weekends, but was handling it pretty well...
09-17-15, 11:15 AM
Replies: 15,183
Views: 861,353
Posted By longe

I envy you. I love weights but i've already got...

I envy you. I love weights but i've already got the density to last me my "career".

Z1 commuting today, tomorrow open, then 3 last chances over the weekend to get 1 more road point.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-15, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By longe

A. get better at selecting your gears B. heavy...

A. get better at selecting your gears
B. heavy squats, mountain climbing or riding around @ 60rpm
C. practice sprints from 0mph
09-10-15, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15,183
Views: 861,353
Posted By longe

I looked back once I got to my porch- I went...

I looked back once I got to my porch- I went through the blackest of all the black clouds around. Was the first wave of the cold front coming through.




Yarr, see ya there matie!
09-10-15, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15,183
Views: 861,353
Posted By longe

Last night I got caught in a nasty rain storm. I...

Last night I got caught in a nasty rain storm. I didn't see any lightning, but the clouds were dark black. Pretty terrifying.

Tonight Z1, tomorrow race prep and beer, Saturday CX, Sunday...
09-07-15, 05:25 AM
Replies: 15,183
Views: 861,353
Posted By longe

Just pounded 2 bowls of cereal and some coffee-...

Just pounded 2 bowls of cereal and some coffee- about to find my way up Mount Dome outside Bennington via back woods dirt roads and trails I discovered yesterday on a cx bike, then introduce my face...
09-07-15, 05:22 AM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,261,825
Posted By longe

There's always 'cross!

There's always 'cross!
09-04-15, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By longe

Dugast tubular sidewall tear

Rolled a dugast rhino tubular tire. Tore the outer sidewall. Still holds air. Re-glue or toss?
09-01-15, 09:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,744
Posted By longe

Before the season (cat3), I set goals around...

Before the season (cat3), I set goals around being more comfortable in crits and elevating my 1min play. No numbers on me, but both those things feel good. I learned early-season that I could go up...
08-14-15, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3,974
Views: 242,397
Posted By longe

No joke though, I miss Boston and the bike...

No joke though, I miss Boston and the bike people. Just *maybe* I'll have a chance of hanging on up hills for the first half of p12 races season tho.
08-14-15, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3,974
Views: 242,397
Posted By longe

Wish it was feasible to be able to use and...

Wish it was feasible to be able to use and effectively shut down parts of the Mohawk trail for racing. Although, at what point does the risk of serious injury trump how sweet it would be to race up...
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