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Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-11, 01:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By cyclingvirtual

Mine is like the picture in post 2, i dont bother...

Mine is like the picture in post 2, i dont bother changing them for minor cuts :)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-11, 01:35 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,884
Posted By cyclingvirtual

I am a roady but would not worry about a...

I am a roady but would not worry about a triathlete on a tri or TT bike, we have a few on our chaingang but they do normally ride road bikes.

Not so long ago, when small clipon tri-bars were...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-11, 12:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,661
Posted By cyclingvirtual

You can train your cadance on any bike, fixed or...

You can train your cadance on any bike, fixed or freewheel.
Fixed wheel is good for improoving your pedaling style.
...
06-02-11, 03:58 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 19,571
Posted By cyclingvirtual

133lbs

133lbs
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-11, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 703
Posted By cyclingvirtual

Do you want a vintage bike ??? otherwise dont...

Do you want a vintage bike ??? otherwise dont bother
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-11, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By cyclingvirtual

Specialized

Specialized
05-07-11, 12:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,151
Posted By cyclingvirtual

Increase power and reduce weight !

Increase power and reduce weight !
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-09, 05:42 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,631
Posted By cyclingvirtual

Just rinse them as soon as possible after use,...

Just rinse them as soon as possible after use, unless you drink just plain water.

give them a dishwasher hot wash every now and again.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-09, 06:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,253
Posted By cyclingvirtual

cant see anthing wroong with the position :)

cant see anthing wroong with the position :)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-09, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By cyclingvirtual

its not uncommon, for speed to go up when you do...

its not uncommon, for speed to go up when you do something like this. Ignore it, concentrate on efficiency. If you go faster then you are pushing harder and will also tire quicker.

ignore it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-09, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,160
Posted By cyclingvirtual

Ah, just noticed its a poll :)

Ah, just noticed its a poll :)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-09, 04:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,160
Posted By cyclingvirtual

specialized..

specialized..
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-09, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By cyclingvirtual

Just in case you wasnt aware, you can get...

Just in case you wasnt aware, you can get specific tyres for turbo trainers.

Tacx does a trainer tyre



Trainer Tyre (Tire) -Specially developed for riding on a home trainer. The rubber...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-09, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By cyclingvirtual

Tubulars will be fine on rollers, if they are...

Tubulars will be fine on rollers, if they are well fitted tubs then they shouldnt be noisy.

They are better if you puncture at speed.
02-08-09, 03:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 810
Posted By cyclingvirtual

I managed to get out on the road bike most days...

I managed to get out on the road bike most days on the hampshire/surrey border.
:)
02-08-09, 03:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,206
Posted By cyclingvirtual

Carry on spinning, what are your crank lengths ?...

Carry on spinning, what are your crank lengths ? this could lead to peddaling faster but no problem.
02-08-09, 03:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,987
Posted By cyclingvirtual

Sensible advice here, however, the biggest impact...

Sensible advice here, however, the biggest impact will be through training.
02-08-09, 03:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By cyclingvirtual

I try to eat 'normal' food, bars are useful...

I try to eat 'normal' food, bars are useful though if you cant stop or in the longer races over 60 miles for me anyway.
02-08-09, 03:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,725
Posted By cyclingvirtual

I count all riding the bike training, much of my...

I count all riding the bike training, much of my work is not hard, you can see my last 2 years training miles & intensities here (http://homepage.ntlworld.com/martin.hulbert/Cycling/training.htm)
02-08-09, 03:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,729
Posted By cyclingvirtual

imagine base training like a pyramid, the bigger...

imagine base training like a pyramid, the bigger the base training (http://http://cadseen.cyclemistk.hop.clickbank.net/?tid=BKTP02F1) the higher the peak :)
02-08-09, 03:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By cyclingvirtual

The best thing for peddalling technique IMO is...

The best thing for peddalling technique IMO is ride a fixed wheel bike for training. Not a tiny gear but something like 76inches but depending on your ability.
Replies: 129
Views: 6,549
Posted By cyclingvirtual

There is a book available on riding a century ...

There is a book available on riding a century (http://cadseen.chill123.hop.clickbank.net/?tid=BKTP04F1)for the first time.
Replies: 11
Views: 1,644
Posted By cyclingvirtual

I found a book on how to ride a century...

I found a book on how to ride a century (http://cadseen.chill123.hop.clickbank.net/?tid=BKTP04F1).
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-09, 06:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,675
Posted By cyclingvirtual

just go on the weight weenies site !!!

just go on the weight weenies site !!!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-09, 01:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,697
Posted By cyclingvirtual

very cold here, just did 2 hrs, with a warm up at...

very cold here, just did 2 hrs, with a warm up at the cafe half way :)
12-24-08, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By cyclingvirtual

Tacx imagic and Fortius are great to keep the...

Tacx imagic and Fortius are great to keep the rides and workouts interesting.
12-24-08, 11:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,558
Posted By cyclingvirtual

Try an Tacx imagic or Fortius, you can compete...

Try an Tacx imagic or Fortius, you can compete against other riders. You can ride virtual or Real life terrains.
12-24-08, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 569
Posted By cyclingvirtual

I would have thought any training program should...

I would have thought any training program should bare in mind where you are starting from in terms of fitness and experience.
12-24-08, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By cyclingvirtual

I love my imagic trainer as well ...

I love my imagic trainer as well
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/martin.hulbert/Cycling/tacx_imagic_fortius.htm

but still prefer riding on the road.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-08, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By cyclingvirtual

you dont need all this fancy equipment. You can...

you dont need all this fancy equipment. You can easily count rpm if you have a stop watch, and with the use of gears and peddaling speed you can see if your improving. The accuracy of power...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-08, 11:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,622
Posted By cyclingvirtual

lol, yes buy more bike, kep the cycling industry...

lol, yes buy more bike, kep the cycling industry alive :)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-08, 05:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,998
Posted By cyclingvirtual

But it just wont look right on a road bike,...

But it just wont look right on a road bike, especially if your doing a few races
12-13-08, 05:08 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,186,194
Posted By cyclingvirtual

My fixed wheel bike, it is a real work horse,...

My fixed wheel bike, it is a real work horse, about 7,000 miles a year on it, especially in the bad weather.

http://homepage.ntlworld.com/martin.hulbert/Cycling/my_bikes.htm
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-08, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By cyclingvirtual

If you have lots of downhill or fast stretches...

If you have lots of downhill or fast stretches you will notice an aerodynamic advantage. The faster you go the more diferrence.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-08, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By cyclingvirtual

sound ridulculously high !!!

sound ridulculously high !!!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-08, 02:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,189
Posted By cyclingvirtual

I prefer leg warmers, because they are more...

I prefer leg warmers, because they are more versatile and cheaper in the long run. Make sure they fit well though and have good grippers or they keep coming down :(

i only wear skin leg warmers...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-08, 02:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,548
Posted By cyclingvirtual

somewhere where it dont rain and stays an even 26...

somewhere where it dont rain and stays an even 26 deg C
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-08, 02:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 600
Posted By cyclingvirtual

already here !

already here !
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-08, 02:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 999
Posted By cyclingvirtual

prefer folding, lighter faster etc, but i think...

prefer folding, lighter faster etc, but i think my armadillo training tyres on fixed wheel bike for bad weather are bead.
11-28-08, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 897
Posted By cyclingvirtual

cost more than 150, but TACX imagic and Fortius...

cost more than 150, but TACX imagic and Fortius are the business to keep the interest going.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-08, 05:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 606
Posted By cyclingvirtual

go for it, my rides are usually split into 2,...

go for it, my rides are usually split into 2, when i stop at the cafe for about an hour ??

but seriously, twice your normal ride is no problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-08, 05:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,777
Posted By cyclingvirtual

Not familiar with the bike, but would depend on...

Not familiar with the bike, but would depend on condition. Do you know anyone experienced that could go with you to give an opinion ?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-08, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By cyclingvirtual

Same as the last post.

Same as the last post.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-08, 05:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,764
Posted By cyclingvirtual

I like the specialized ...

I like the specialized (http://homepage.ntlworld.com/martin.hulbert/Cycling/my_bikes.htm)but i am easily pleased !!
I woudnt pay the full price but was happy paying half direct from specialized...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-08, 03:00 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,728
Posted By cyclingvirtual

Can get 2 in the back of the seat leon and only...

Can get 2 in the back of the seat leon and only remove the front wheels
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-08, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By cyclingvirtual

Have a look at the Tacx Antares

Have a look at the Tacx Antares
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-08, 12:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,844
Posted By cyclingvirtual

Nothing normally, usually stop at the cafe !!!

Nothing normally, usually stop at the cafe !!!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-08, 11:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,258
Posted By cyclingvirtual

Always rinse them asap after use and wipe the lid...

Always rinse them asap after use and wipe the lid etc.

every now and again in the dishwasher
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-08, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By cyclingvirtual

I use the imagic trainer, great, but you need...

I use the imagic trainer, great, but you need need a decent specced PC to go with it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-08, 03:44 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,025
Posted By cyclingvirtual

Ive done over 60 road races a year for the last...

Ive done over 60 road races a year for the last 30 years !!!
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