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10-01-15, 06:10 AM
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Posted By veloboy971

What kind of racing are you looking at doing? If...

What kind of racing are you looking at doing? If you are aiming for becoming more jumpy on the road, I'd recommend doing standing starts but in the small ring (39x15 or 39x14) at first with the aim...
08-16-15, 05:28 AM
Replies: 8,471
Views: 644,753
Posted By veloboy971

How long was the 1.28 IF crit? Are you sure your...

How long was the 1.28 IF crit? Are you sure your FTP is set correctly?
08-15-15, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8,471
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Posted By veloboy971

You can totally follow moves and surf attacks...

You can totally follow moves and surf attacks without having an IF of 1.10! Just don't work or commit 100% unless you think it's the right group of riders that can stick the move.
08-15-15, 03:41 PM
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Posted By veloboy971

Unless you win, big wattage numbers in a race...

Unless you win, big wattage numbers in a race mean absolutely nothing. It means you were racing like an idiot and likey whoever beat you was someone who saved more energy for the finish than you did.
08-15-15, 05:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,945
Posted By veloboy971

Don't be afraid to mix different workouts...

Don't be afraid to mix different workouts together during one ride. Say 4x10 threshold then 40 min SST following. Also don't discount sub-threshold and superthreshold (if you're getting close to...
08-14-15, 04:45 AM
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Posted By veloboy971

Really depends on where you live, how much you...

Really depends on where you live, how much you weight, and the biggest how smart of a racer you are.

i would agree with around 300 for avg size. If you are a lot heavier definitely more and if...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-15, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By veloboy971

They are definitely different than standard DA...

They are definitely different than standard DA arms and that's why I posted the question :). Going to call them tomorrow and see if they can offer any help but have one of my friends offering to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-15, 05:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By veloboy971

SRM Dura Ace Crankarms 170mm

Does anyone have 170 mm Dura Ace 7800 SRM arms sitting around that they might be possibly looking to rid themselves of?
07-09-15, 03:43 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,146
Posted By veloboy971

Ok...I'm actually guest racing for a team, mainly...

Ok...I'm actually guest racing for a team, mainly concerned about the availability of 10 speed wheels as I'm one of the few ppl it seems this year left on 10.
07-09-15, 06:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,992
Posted By veloboy971

wut???

wut???
07-09-15, 05:57 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,146
Posted By veloboy971

Teton do you know anything in terms of neutral...

Teton do you know anything in terms of neutral support this year since it isn't NRC?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-15, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,276
Posted By veloboy971

Well the reason flat bar road bikes would be...

Well the reason flat bar road bikes would be utilizing mtb components would be due to the shifters needing to be flat bar shifters vs STI shifters. Cable length pull differs among different group...
07-08-15, 11:35 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,146
Posted By veloboy971

Thx for the links! Yeh no prologue...

Thx for the links!



Yeh no prologue this year, supposed to be RR Wednesday, TT Thursday, RR Friday, Crit Saturday, and RR Sunday.
07-07-15, 05:44 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,146
Posted By veloboy971

I'm headed out to do the P/1 race. Does anyone...

I'm headed out to do the P/1 race. Does anyone have better info for each of the stages (the maps that are on the Cascade website are kinda crappy - no detailed profile)?
05-11-15, 08:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,876
Posted By veloboy971

Patience is everything

Patience is everything
05-04-15, 05:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,184
Posted By veloboy971

Not sure off exactly hand (will have to ask my...

Not sure off exactly hand (will have to ask my friend who has the checker) but it's the firmware that enabled the multishift capability.



One of my buds has one of these so I will give this a...
05-03-15, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,184
Posted By veloboy971

Intermittent DI2 Shifting Problems (Ultegra 6770)

I am having some intermittent issues with shifting on my Trek Madone with 10 speed Ultegra 6770. The problem seems to arise after the bike has been sitting for a while and right at the start of a...
02-23-15, 07:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By veloboy971

Myfbra.org has most of them there also check out...

Myfbra.org has most of them there also check out usacycling.org
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-14, 05:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,058
Posted By veloboy971

I do know one of my ride buddies is about 160 and...

I do know one of my ride buddies is about 160 and I weight around 122. When I'm rolling 200ish watts and 20-21 mph, he is easily rolling 260-280 watts. When he is rolling 200w its more like 17-18...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-14, 12:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,058
Posted By veloboy971

I think that's called deep breathing...:rolleyes:

I think that's called deep breathing...:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-14, 12:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,058
Posted By veloboy971

I've heard the figure tossed around that for...

I've heard the figure tossed around that for consistent wattage, each 10 lbs is equivalent to 1 mph slower on flat ground.
08-11-14, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,612
Posted By veloboy971

I would say most keep riding. I can say this...

I would say most keep riding. I can say this based on the fact that if there's actually a prize, others will use every advantage they can get to win and if that means not stopping then so be it. 90...
08-08-14, 06:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,995
Posted By veloboy971

+1 if you do go and think you will just be...

+1

if you do go and think you will just be surviving, use it as an opportunity to work on seeing how much of the race that you can ride without pedaling/conserving energy
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-14, 11:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,494
Posted By veloboy971

Probably skewed by P.E.D. use among top level...

Probably skewed by P.E.D. use among top level elite athletes...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-14, 06:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By veloboy971

Check out Boyd wheels - boydcycling.com he...

Check out Boyd wheels - boydcycling.com

he makes a great selection of lightweight race ready wheel sets at great prices. And at 1300 bucks you certainly can afford carbon. PM me if you want more...
07-17-14, 05:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,571
Posted By veloboy971

I do quads, calves, hamstrings, muscles in the...

I do quads, calves, hamstrings, muscles in the butt (not sure what they're called lol) both before and after rides. Also try to use the foam roller or at least the stick every day (every other day at...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-14, 08:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,958
Posted By veloboy971

Boyd has a set of 44mm carbon clinchers...would...

Boyd has a set of 44mm carbon clinchers...would highly recommend those!
07-14-14, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8,471
Views: 644,753
Posted By veloboy971

For me it depends on what kind of intervals I am...

For me it depends on what kind of intervals I am doing. Being able to crack out a max 5 minute number in the first 1/3 of the race probably won't do anything but waste energy. However being able to...
07-12-14, 06:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,893
Posted By veloboy971

Best way to do it is go to national level races...

Best way to do it is go to national level races and ride well, preferably top 10-20. Obviously the better your results the less you need. Then start contacting different teams. It helps to start with...
07-12-14, 06:03 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,342
Posted By veloboy971

2-1 was about 10-11 months, just a little over...

2-1 was about 10-11 months, just a little over one full Florida season, just a little longer than it took me to go from 3-2 but way shorter than 4-3 and 5-4 cause I raced almost every opportunity I...
07-12-14, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,413
Posted By veloboy971

Depends a lot on course as well as whether you're...

Depends a lot on course as well as whether you're fresh or not for it (a lot of the promoters like to do TT's after road races at least around here in local races).

Last (almost completely) flat...
07-09-14, 08:15 AM
Replies: 18,950
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Posted By veloboy971

Easiest w/kg improvement :thumb:

Easiest w/kg improvement :thumb:
07-08-14, 12:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,129
Posted By veloboy971

+1, I would change the 100 minute day at 90% down...

+1, I would change the 100 minute day at 90% down to maybe 2x60 min at tempo (more like 83-87%). Also instead of 3x20 at 90-95, why not do 2x40 at 87-93% (or SST)?

I would like to hear what your...
07-06-14, 10:28 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,302
Posted By veloboy971

I think a lot of this depends on where you are...

I think a lot of this depends on where you are from as well. Certain states (ahem Florida) have a lot of category inflation and you see guys who are in p1/2 races who are fat and out of shape or...
06-29-14, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 749
Posted By veloboy971

Surprised they don't do it in FL...although a lot...

Surprised they don't do it in FL...although a lot of FL crossers have given cross a bad name in my book. They are very pretentious and claim they want real cross but many of them run for the hills if...
06-29-14, 06:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,870
Posted By veloboy971

I just pull them to the length I feel proper...

I just pull them to the length I feel proper (which is just a little under half way up my quad (being only 5'5" it's not as high as it sounds). It sometimes covers some of the side panelling but I'm...
06-28-14, 01:49 PM
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Views: 1,027,920
Posted By veloboy971

Gonna start racing again?

Gonna start racing again?
06-28-14, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 749
Posted By veloboy971

Somewhat true in Florida I'd say...this year was...

Somewhat true in Florida I'd say...this year was fairly heavy racing from the end of January (well if you count training crits, money races started first weekend of February). Then pretty solidly...
06-28-14, 07:27 AM
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Views: 1,027,920
Posted By veloboy971

I might have one if it had been a while since I...

I might have one if it had been a while since I had a decent sized meal so I didn't feel hungry during my ride but wasn't able to digest a meal of solid food...
06-27-14, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,027,920
Posted By veloboy971

Maybe he's saying 45 min total ride time with...

Maybe he's saying 45 min total ride time with those 2 intervals?
04-30-14, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 801
Posted By veloboy971

Raced the P/1 race this year...did you end up...

Raced the P/1 race this year...did you end up working with Astellas?

Great race except for that crit...sent me from 29th in the GC up to 37th cause I suck at big crits :(
02-27-14, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By veloboy971

What airline are you flying? It could be cheaper...

What airline are you flying? It could be cheaper to fly with or ship your own bike...
02-26-14, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,027,920
Posted By veloboy971

50 min z1 in the rain...scratchy throat and...

50 min z1 in the rain...scratchy throat and sniffles thankfully its my recovery weeks that I seem to get sick
02-26-14, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 167,391
Posted By veloboy971

Thanks rk!!! :thumb:

Thanks rk!!! :thumb:
02-25-14, 07:59 AM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,027,920
Posted By veloboy971

1:20 yesterday zone 1, got 1 hour on the plan for...

1:20 yesterday zone 1, got 1 hour on the plan for today. Resting up this week!
02-25-14, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 167,391
Posted By veloboy971

Thanks dude! I think we would have been in dire...

Thanks dude! I think we would have been in dire straights if we had anything less than the gap we had. It took a couple minutes for the legs to start rolling well again and we killed it the last...
02-25-14, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 167,391
Posted By veloboy971

How did it end up for you? I finished 8th prob...

How did it end up for you? I finished 8th prob last spot in money lol. I took it aggressive from the start but couldn't get away so sat in for a good bit. Hit a bump with about 7 laps to go and...
02-23-14, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 167,391
Posted By veloboy971

Yikes! I'm hoping it clears up for later!

Yikes! I'm hoping it clears up for later!
02-23-14, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 167,391
Posted By veloboy971

Thanks Shovel! Can barely see it lol ...

Thanks Shovel! Can barely see it lol



Thanks! Which race did you do? Hoping the weather clears up before later or it's gonna be a bloodbath :(
02-23-14, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 167,391
Posted By veloboy971

Took my first win of the season yesterday in The...

Took my first win of the season yesterday in The Swamp Classic RR (also my hometown race). Race was 66 miles (6 laps of 11 miles) with a lot of bumpy chipseal along with some false flats and wind...
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