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11-21-21, 11:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 625
Posted By Doge

Gym? Sprints? You do not state why you want...

Gym?
Sprints?
You do not state why you want a better workout. You can certainly get faster by riding slower.
11-06-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2,141
Views: 278,523
Posted By Doge

New (old) family members. ...

New (old) family members.
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11-01-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 440,948
Posted By Doge

As a parent, I hope it remains completely boring...

As a parent, I hope it remains completely boring and I agree the Top Gun stuff does not happen vs an enemy. The primary F35 is a flying network. The training is the dangerous part.

I think it is a...
10-31-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 440,948
Posted By Doge

We nudged my son that direction, but no... My...

We nudged my son that direction, but no...
My wife was at ARCO for some 14 years and this was a top school to recruit from. They were also in the same collegiate region as my kid's college, so I got...
10-30-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 440,948
Posted By Doge

The word was - yes (source - older ex military...

The word was - yes (source - older ex military pilots). Now, the word is no (source - general discussion and what the military is saying) as there is such a demand for pilots. USAF is having...
10-26-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 440,948
Posted By Doge

Some don't chase away so easily. Junior got...

Some don't chase away so easily.
Junior got 1st bike in his 1st Triathlon with 500 participants and won his 18-24 age group early this month in TX. Swimming and running got in the way of a better...
07-28-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 440,948
Posted By Doge

Not a lot of responses like this, but I see this...

Not a lot of responses like this, but I see this all the time with other tools. We make [software] tools and there are very different results based on who is using them.

I like folks with...
07-23-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,804
Posted By Doge

I don't, but I still think he won 7 tours. I...

I don't, but I still think he won 7 tours. I still think he was the greatest TdF rider of all time. The great Eddy was sanctioned 2 (or 3 I forget) times. Pogacar (and Lance) have not been sanctioned...
07-13-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,427
Posted By Doge

It is more strategic now - and faster. I would...

It is more strategic now - and faster. I would not expect the same Merckx to do as well today. Everyone is faster and his "help" would realize more than a few sanctions in current racing.
Merckx...
06-28-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,943
Posted By Doge

Different country have different standards. ...

Different country have different standards. Accidents due to negligence can be crimes (the axe handle flying off), or at a minimum, you are responsible for paying for the damage and maybe some pain...
06-26-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,943
Posted By Doge

There needs to be a law! Leave it to the French...

There needs to be a law! Leave it to the French to make one.

Move anything attached to you onto the course within 10 seconds of a rider approaching and be fined. Do not penalize any other...
06-24-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,461
Posted By Doge

There are a ton of variables as-it-is in standard...

There are a ton of variables as-it-is in standard tour. I like variables, but not randomness. To me variable are things you plan for and know about.

I also find it interesting to read of...
06-09-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 17,813
Posted By Doge

It seemed pretty fast to me (watching). He was...

It seemed pretty fast to me (watching). He was certainly struggling and lots of predictable reasons for that.
Things are different now and he pays his entry so if a DNF and/or sufferings at the...
06-09-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 17,813
Posted By Doge

Were you #13? My kid said someone "from the...

Were you #13? My kid said someone "from the forums" was talking to him.
05-28-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 440,948
Posted By Doge

Yes. I had 3 altercations with cars in the days...

Yes.
I had 3 altercations with cars in the days when I commuted. Just go direct to the insurance company.

Also good to be medically checked out. Insurance has some stupid formula for pain and...
05-27-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,076
Posted By Doge

How old are you and how many TT miles you got in...

How old are you and how many TT miles you got in your legs? Do you know how to TT?
If <30 male, I think many could in a year of < 7 hours a week of focused training. Not including diet and sleep...
05-26-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,855
Posted By Doge

Never waxed one. I bought waxed chains from...

Never waxed one.
I bought waxed chains from friction facts every year before nats for my kid. They were about $40 more. I think they made a phycological difference and they were nice and clean...
05-26-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 440,948
Posted By Doge

I realize I'm being somewhat hypocritical as now...

I realize I'm being somewhat hypocritical as now my kid is not on LUX/any team he's at the receiving end. Then as juniors they had no other choice. And they also stopped doing most local junior races...
05-25-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 440,948
Posted By Doge

Unrelated to racing...I (me, not kid) did this. I...

Unrelated to racing...I (me, not kid) did this. I actually think it will greatly improve my fitness. About the price of the highest priced bicycles....
05-25-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 440,948
Posted By Doge

Nothing has proven to be better.

Nothing has proven to be better.
05-24-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 440,948
Posted By Doge

I expect trail runners could beat this, but the...

I expect trail runners could beat this, but the fun part was they were cyclists.

Junior flew to SoCal Friday climb Mt Baldy (A well know SoCal mountain furiousferret ) fast with his LUX alum...
05-20-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 17,813
Posted By Doge

He was. I was the large guy walking around in...

He was. I was the large guy walking around in the red flannel lumberjack shirt with a video camera. Too busy this week working to edit the video.
When juniors the LUX kids would do a team thing...
05-06-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 440,948
Posted By Doge

I don't think I have the sharpening thing figured...

I don't think I have the sharpening thing figured out. I might get some DMT steels or stones. My expectations are high and I like them a lot sharper than needed.
From a slicing session:...
05-03-21, 10:36 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 17,813
Posted By Doge

You might be a bit too well adjusted for this...

You might be a bit too well adjusted for this sport.
05-03-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 17,813
Posted By Doge

TMonk CBR - May 16th? Is that Mother's day? ...

TMonk CBR - May 16th? Is that Mother's day? I'm not sure junior can keep up. I'm happy to be dadding around. ...
05-02-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 17,813
Posted By Doge

I drove by the race and pointed it out to my wife...

I drove by the race and pointed it out to my wife and asked if she wanted to watch. We didn't. I re-confirmed, that I am a true fan of the sport even if my kid isn't in it.
04-30-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2,141
Views: 278,523
Posted By Doge

PSA for those that spin the vinyl. You can now...

PSA for those that spin the vinyl. You can now pre-order Lili Kraus Mozart Piano Sonatas in True Mono 7 LP box for only GBP2950 (~$4,000). The box looks really nice....
04-25-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2,141
Views: 278,523
Posted By Doge

Now that I am old and can't hear nearly as well...

Now that I am old and can't hear nearly as well as I could, I have learned the physicals parts are not nearly as important as learning what to listen for. I keep telling myself that anyway. The...
04-21-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 440,948
Posted By Doge

The sports stuff is just gravy.

The sports stuff is just gravy.
04-20-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 440,948
Posted By Doge

I should have bought DogeCoin. ...

I should have bought DogeCoin. https://apnews.com/article/cryptocurrency-technology-business-8462b437bb9ddaf821e49aff7a2bc5d6
04-13-21, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 440,948
Posted By Doge

I've been to other sites. Without @gsteinb...

I've been to other sites. Without @gsteinb (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/gsteinb-33178.html) I don't get the same abuse, so I don't stick around.
04-09-21, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 440,948
Posted By Doge

I've commented in the proper forum. I also...

I've commented in the proper forum. I also posted junior was riding with him a bit this winter. Junior's been the investment consultant to the WT pros. That actually might become something. ...
04-08-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,164
Posted By Doge

With steel pedals, and steel BB spindle, Di2 1X...

With steel pedals, and steel BB spindle, Di2 1X this tipped in just under 12# with out the bottle. Stuff gets squishy much under 12# so that seemed like a good place to stop.
...
04-07-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,164
Posted By Doge

They add up. Former coach comes by today and...

They add up.
Former coach comes by today and shows me his new replacement S-Works Venge (prior matt finish frame cracked). This one has gloss paint and weighs 1oz more than the other. As he's at...
03-26-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2,141
Views: 278,523
Posted By Doge

I thought the "true audiophile" spend point was...

I thought the "true audiophile" spend point was when it was more costly than the bikes. Toss in travel and I'm not there yet. The group is mixed. Most have $10K-$20K invested and a few buy houses...
03-10-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 25,384
Posted By Doge

Doing OK. Likely due to my kid working him this...

Doing OK. Likely due to my kid working him this winter.
03-09-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 43,353
Posted By Doge

When it hurts, I know how to make it stop, and I...

When it hurts, I know how to make it stop, and I do.
When I have a partner depending on me, I both train harder and ride harder. I was not made to be a solo bike racer. I believe I understand...
03-09-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 43,353
Posted By Doge

Might sound that way, and that is OK with me, but...

Might sound that way, and that is OK with me, but they were a bit of a thing in SoCal late 80's early 90s. Through my excellent talent identification I managed first mixed tandem in Mexicali San...
03-06-21, 11:56 PM
Replies: 2,141
Views: 278,523
Posted By Doge

With the lights on. This is my least exciting...

With the lights on. This is my least exciting amp. But the one I have with me. ...
03-06-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 899
Views: 188,201
Posted By Doge

There are silly restrictions. More restrictions...

There are silly restrictions. More restrictions now.

The gear is going to generally be a 26' roll-out 52X14 or 53X14 or 45X12 which is fine for most on flats. The strong get spun out a bit, and...
03-05-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2,141
Views: 278,523
Posted By Doge

It is not always the music. But the music is...

It is not always the music. But the music is pretty good. ~60 year old amp. Refurb Scott LK-72. Think of driving a 70s Cadillac. ...
03-05-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2,141
Views: 278,523
Posted By Doge

Fasting is not always bad.

Fasting is not always bad.
03-02-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 16,680
Views: 1,071,757
Posted By Doge

https://youtu.be/CG2cux_6Rcw

https://youtu.be/CG2cux_6Rcw
03-02-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 43,353
Posted By Doge

Misc ramblings. I had a very early morning.... ...

Misc ramblings. I had a very early morning....

I wish there was just one bike. I'd even prefer you have to ride the same bike you started with the whole event. I see the event as both equipment...
03-02-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,600
Posted By Doge

Get to a soccer shop. There are a lot of little...

Get to a soccer shop. There are a lot of little people compression undergarments. You can layer them and they offer nice crash protection too along with long finger gloves.
This isn't cold...
02-24-21, 11:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,504
Posted By Doge

I once had my Italian MASI track bike stolen from...

I once had my Italian MASI track bike stolen from work ~ 1985. The insurance company gave me a fair price, but the Brooks on it was not replaceable. I have and ride several others.
Started here...
02-21-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,556
Posted By Doge

I think we have seen this before by other pro WT...

I think we have seen this before by other pro WT riders, but they get pretty good at the Espresso. Typically the E61 group head kind that flows the water through the head, like the Rocket Espresso...
02-21-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,556
Posted By Doge

That thing was long. Some GC riders can be...

That thing was long. Some GC riders can be helpers and others that is not the best fit. My understanding is the UAE GC leadership for the GTs is decided. With the current roster/position, I think...
02-21-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 43,353
Posted By Doge

They are great. I bought gen 1 and they required...

They are great. I bought gen 1 and they required tweaking and calibration, but a great value and worked. I didn't like the pods on the Vectors. They use the Keo (not Shimano) cleats.
02-16-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 43,353
Posted By Doge

That was when people race on real bikes outside...

That was when people race on real bikes outside against others on real bikes - on real roads.
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