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04-17-18, 07:39 AM
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Posted By therhodeo

6800 wheels are my only option there so no...

6800 wheels are my only option there so no worries on high profiles. I'm much less worried about the headwind sections for sure. I've never got popped out of the group in a headwind section. Never...
04-17-18, 07:34 AM
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Views: 1,335
Posted By therhodeo

I've raced, and done reasonably well for my...

I've raced, and done reasonably well for my experience level but not in a group with 3's.
04-16-18, 01:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,335
Posted By therhodeo

Riding when its stupidly windy is just part of...

Riding when its stupidly windy is just part of life here. Yeah I should be fine I would think.
04-16-18, 10:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,335
Posted By therhodeo

I was afraid this was the advice I'd get...

I was afraid this was the advice I'd get...
04-16-18, 09:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,335
Posted By therhodeo

Is this race worth even attempting?

So I'm a cat 5. Obviously done <10 races. Pretty decent shape this year so far but no racing yet. Tomorrow night there is a new practice road race locally. Really more of a circuit with 5 times...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-18, 12:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,100
Posted By therhodeo

I'm 6' and race weight is about 155. Nothing odd...

I'm 6' and race weight is about 155. Nothing odd about Eddy's weight.

Also Jens is 6'3 in basically every listing out there. Maybe he was 174 I don't know but that really just casts more...
04-13-18, 06:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,768
Posted By therhodeo

That would be great. :D

That would be great. :D
04-12-18, 02:40 PM
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Views: 3,768
Posted By therhodeo

:thumb:

:thumb:
04-06-18, 04:50 PM
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Views: 3,768
Posted By therhodeo

Turn by turn directions.

Turn by turn directions.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-18, 09:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,145
Posted By therhodeo

All the "fast descenders" I know are usually...

All the "fast descenders" I know are usually needing that to try and chase back on after climbs.
04-02-18, 02:05 PM
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Posted By therhodeo

Saturday - 35 miles with a friend, really windy,...

Saturday - 35 miles with a friend, really windy, pulled pretty much the whole time. Took him home, went solo and did some kilo efforts.
Sunday - an hour zone 3 on the trainer.
03-29-18, 09:08 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,450
Posted By therhodeo

There's a reason you wear embro and not tights in...

There's a reason you wear embro and not tights in muddy cross races. They are 2 very different events.
03-29-18, 10:53 AM
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Posted By therhodeo

Hmm was hoping for more ice cream.

Hmm was hoping for more ice cream.
03-29-18, 10:36 AM
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Posted By therhodeo

Whats the overnight fueling strategy?

Whats the overnight fueling strategy?
03-29-18, 10:23 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,450
Posted By therhodeo

I lived in Stillwater as recently as 5 years ago....

I lived in Stillwater as recently as 5 years ago. Know the scene and most of the people. One of my best friends called me from rest stops. He was was one of the few who was seemingly well dressed....
03-29-18, 10:15 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,450
Posted By therhodeo

In sub hour races on a closed course. Quite a...

In sub hour races on a closed course. Quite a different situation. Short skinsuits with embro makes sense.
03-26-18, 09:20 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,450
Posted By therhodeo

Um ok?

Um ok?
03-22-18, 01:35 PM
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Posted By therhodeo

:lol:

:lol:
03-19-18, 01:04 PM
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Views: 2,474
Posted By therhodeo

I'm normally shifting and also not winning so...

I'm normally shifting and also not winning so theres that.
03-14-18, 07:20 AM
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Views: 690,711
Posted By therhodeo

Sinus infection yay!

Sinus infection yay!
03-12-18, 07:19 PM
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Posted By therhodeo

Don't mistake my post for anything other than a...

Don't mistake my post for anything other than a pot shot at Texans :D
03-12-18, 02:29 PM
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Posted By therhodeo

Seems like they ride like they drive down there...

Seems like they ride like they drive down there...
03-12-18, 11:12 AM
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Posted By therhodeo

:eek:

:eek:
03-08-18, 08:52 AM
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Posted By therhodeo

Then I guess I need to ask, should someone with a...

Then I guess I need to ask, should someone with a decent base decouple that much over a 1 hour workout?
03-07-18, 01:59 PM
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Posted By therhodeo

How much should my HR drift upwards over the...

How much should my HR drift upwards over the course of an interval? Did the "Fight Club" sufferfest workout this morning and my buddy looked over my HR data and said he was suprised my HR didn't...
03-06-18, 12:07 PM
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Posted By therhodeo

Did an hour of right on the edge of z2/z3 this...

Did an hour of right on the edge of z2/z3 this morning with some cadence drills trying to get rid of some weekend soreness. 20mph sustained winds out of the WNW so I doubt I'm getting outside after...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-18, 08:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,961
Posted By therhodeo

Gatorskins do indeed have an awful ride. I used...

Gatorskins do indeed have an awful ride. I used them for several years before trying rubinos and even them being Vittorias midrange they feel much much better.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-18, 03:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,961
Posted By therhodeo

Either way is that enough to pinch the tire flat?

Either way is that enough to pinch the tire flat?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-18, 02:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,961
Posted By therhodeo

I realize that. I've seen guys go over on road...

I realize that. I've seen guys go over on road bars. Point being if you need to stop on a dime you better have your weight off the back of the saddle. The goal should be to not have all the weight...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-18, 02:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,961
Posted By therhodeo

If you've got only weight on your front tire...

If you've got only weight on your front tire you're too far forward.

https://youtu.be/iArwm3zguZg
03-05-18, 02:33 PM
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Posted By therhodeo

Heavily considering the jump. Anyone used the...

Heavily considering the jump. Anyone used the Favero Assiamo's? Way lighter and less clearance issues than the Powertaps.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-18, 02:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,567
Posted By therhodeo

So you spin out at 80rpm?

So you spin out at 80rpm?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-18, 02:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,961
Posted By therhodeo

This isn't the tri forum.

This isn't the tri forum.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-18, 01:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,961
Posted By therhodeo

Not a math teacher huh?

Not a math teacher huh?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-18, 12:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,961
Posted By therhodeo

At what speed? I run those pressures in crits...

At what speed? I run those pressures in crits and the only time I've had any sketchiness in a corner is from pedal strikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-18, 12:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,961
Posted By therhodeo

I weigh in the high 150's in season and run 75...

I weigh in the high 150's in season and run 75 and 82 with 25's and our roads here are terrible. Have no problem keeping up and outriding geniuses who think that riding 120psi makes them faster.
03-05-18, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13,579
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Posted By therhodeo

2 hours solo outside on Saturday. Nasty wind...

2 hours solo outside on Saturday. Nasty wind including headwind on my big climb of the day. 3.5 hours zone 2 on the trainer Sunday morning.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-18, 08:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,072
Posted By therhodeo

Nice during crashes as well.

Nice during crashes as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-18, 08:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,072
Posted By therhodeo

Given what they cost they sure better make things...

Given what they cost they sure better make things look bigger.

Again its been said but bibs should be bought on how they fit on the bike. If you're modest stick running shorts in your jersey...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-18, 03:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,072
Posted By therhodeo

Here ya go hoss. Good luck with that fire hose...

Here ya go hoss. Good luck with that fire hose you're totin'.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dance_belt
02-27-18, 12:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By therhodeo

Not to be all Crocodile Dundee but that's not...

Not to be all Crocodile Dundee but that's not wind.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-18, 10:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,454
Posted By therhodeo

Stop absorbing the road with your wrists. Bend...

Stop absorbing the road with your wrists. Bend your elbows and support yourself with your core.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-18, 10:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,454
Posted By therhodeo

Yep. Core strength and tire quality/pressure.

Yep. Core strength and tire quality/pressure.
02-26-18, 03:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,229
Posted By therhodeo

We have 2 weekly here in Tulsa. One I believe is...

We have 2 weekly here in Tulsa. One I believe is changing venues this year (deteriorating road conditions) but so far as I've heard we'll still have Tuesday and Thursdays.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-18, 01:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,454
Posted By therhodeo

Personally I'd rather spend the money on bar phat...

Personally I'd rather spend the money on bar phat type stuff and use a tape I can afford to replace often than to spend piles on the lizard skins type thick tape.
02-22-18, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13,579
Views: 690,711
Posted By therhodeo

Apparently mine was a short lived version. After...

Apparently mine was a short lived version. After the one day of fatigue and fever I was basically back to 100% the next day and still feeling fine. Staying off the bike for several days to make...
02-21-18, 10:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,390
Posted By therhodeo

I don't believe when AI takes over it with be a...

I don't believe when AI takes over it with be a open assault on humanity. I think the machines are more clever than that and a smart trainer with nefarious intent would be the perfect way to get to...
02-21-18, 01:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,839
Posted By therhodeo

I think as someone who lives in an area with a...

I think as someone who lives in an area with a real winter that a velodrome would be very well used here. We have a big racing scene here for the size of city Tulsa is and alot of enthusiasm for...
02-21-18, 12:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,839
Posted By therhodeo

I guess I just assume it's a sport only enjoyed...

I guess I just assume it's a sport only enjoyed miserable humans like the 2 in the picture.


Going to give myself props her for keeping my language PG when describing them.
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