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Forum: For Sale
11-30-20, 01:15 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 42,281
Posted By Urthwhyte

I have a somewhat beat pair of this model of...

I have a somewhat beat pair of this model of Scott shoes (https://www.roadbikereview.com/product/clothing/shoes/scott/road-team-issue.html) in sz. 39, 2013 vintage, that I used for racing in college...
04-03-13, 08:01 PM
Replies: 24,977
Views: 1,224,300
Posted By Urthwhyte

Haven't been on the bike since seeing my life...

Haven't been on the bike since seeing my life flash before my eyes when a tire blew out descending Page Mill. This weekend, the journey from zero to Cat5 Hero begins anew.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-12, 01:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,069
Posted By Urthwhyte

Wound is all set, I'm just trying to get my shoes...

Wound is all set, I'm just trying to get my shoes back to (somewhat) white. No one wants to ride behind the guy whose shoes look like they came from the set of Kill Bill
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-12, 12:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,069
Posted By Urthwhyte

That ship has sailed - still worth a shot?

That ship has sailed - still worth a shot?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-12, 12:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,069
Posted By Urthwhyte

Protip: Don't Land on Your Elbow

Went out yesterday afternoon planning to do some intervals; instead, I was rewarded with pain and suffering of a new sort, with my first crash of any significance.

246506

To get out to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-12, 11:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,220
Posted By Urthwhyte

OPs posts make pcad's look content-full

OPs posts make pcad's look content-full
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-12, 05:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,220
Posted By Urthwhyte

That's going to be some mighty expensive...

That's going to be some mighty expensive training. Why not find a local group ride and do that for a few months first to build up your fitness and awareness of riding in a group?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-12, 03:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,435
Posted By Urthwhyte

I have a Forerunner, which has the training...

I have a Forerunner, which has the training partner for running. I think I used it once, when doing 800m repeats
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-12, 02:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,220
Posted By Urthwhyte

1. Read this thread...

1. Read this thread (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/380788-New-to-Racing-Here-s-a-tip-or-two)

2. About ~20 miles at the start of the season and ~40-45 by the end
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-12, 01:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 983
Posted By Urthwhyte

Depends on the yaw angle.

Depends on the yaw angle.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-12, 01:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,354
Posted By Urthwhyte

Psychosomatic BS is a big deal in a sport where...

Psychosomatic BS is a big deal in a sport where 90% of the wins are decided by who wants to HTFU and %w{train suffer breakaway et-al**
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-12, 12:28 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 16,888
Posted By Urthwhyte

You're definitely too fat for this sport if you...

You're definitely too fat for this sport if you think 140lbs is 5'7 is skinny. Unless that dude's quads are the size of tree trunks and his upper body looked like it belonged to a concentration camp...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-12, 03:18 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,546
Posted By Urthwhyte

The lowest amount you can weigh without having...

The lowest amount you can weigh without having your power drop. Weight loss has diminishing returns when you have to eat 1k calories a day to maintain it and have no energy for riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-12, 06:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,148
Posted By Urthwhyte

They're pretty much there with Di2

They're pretty much there with Di2
04-06-12, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 752,241
Posted By Urthwhyte

We saw each other last night then. You're racing...

We saw each other last night then. You're racing Volunteer Saturday I take it?
04-05-12, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 752,241
Posted By Urthwhyte

First criterium for me today. 25 minutes of...

First criterium for me today. 25 minutes of racing then two laps to finish. Made it through the first four uneventfully with the pack nice and smooth. Felt strong and started moving up on the hill...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-12, 06:56 PM
Replies: 776
Views: 24,424
Posted By Urthwhyte

Crashed out. People have to tune their goddamn...

Crashed out. People have to tune their goddamn derailleurs
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-12, 04:42 PM
Replies: 776
Views: 24,424
Posted By Urthwhyte

I have a race in an hour and I'm sitting at the...

I have a race in an hour and I'm sitting at the office eating M&Ms. Zero elevation change, how I love you so.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-12, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By Urthwhyte

Get the KK, life expectancy and resale value are...

Get the KK, life expectancy and resale value are both better.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-12, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,415
Posted By Urthwhyte

http://cache.ohinternet.com/images/thumb/7/73/Jean...

http://cache.ohinternet.com/images/thumb/7/73/JeanLucPicardFacepalm.jpg/618px-JeanLucPicardFacepalm.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-12, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 674
Posted By Urthwhyte

Thanks for the help everyone - think I'll make...

Thanks for the help everyone - think I'll make the upgrade.

I asked about the 9 speed rings with the intention of waiting until the season is out to switch around the cranksets, since I don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-12, 01:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 674
Posted By Urthwhyte

Upgrading to Force (Dumb Questions Time!)

Currently on nine speed Tiagra, and the shifters are just too large for my abnormally small hands (queue joke here). One of my teammates is selling his barely used 2011? Force group for $500,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-12, 12:54 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 23,864
Posted By Urthwhyte

There's the BF I know and love

There's the BF I know and love
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-12, 12:57 AM
Replies: 745
Views: 23,864
Posted By Urthwhyte

9th loser you mean. When did the 41 start being...

9th loser you mean. When did the 41 start being supportive?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-12, 12:33 AM
Replies: 745
Views: 23,864
Posted By Urthwhyte

Finished 10th in my first race out of a field of...

Finished 10th in my first race out of a field of ~40, front brifter broke and stopped me shifting into the small ring and got separated from the break.

Lessons: Still too fat for this sport, HTFU
02-05-12, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2,350
Views: 102,654
Posted By Urthwhyte

Right now I'm at 132 and was originally aiming...

Right now I'm at 132 and was originally aiming for 110 @ 5'9", but didn't think I could keep my power at the same level if that was the case. Probably going to start hitting the salad bar rather than...
02-05-12, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2,350
Views: 102,654
Posted By Urthwhyte

36 days til the first race and I'm 12lbs over...

36 days til the first race and I'm 12lbs over race weight...not looking good. Mock me into dieting, BF, please.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-12, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7,135
Views: 219,111
Posted By Urthwhyte

Running slowly is stupid.

Running slowly is stupid.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-12, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7,135
Views: 219,111
Posted By Urthwhyte

So this Addiction crap is still the new Foo?

So this Addiction crap is still the new Foo?
10-13-11, 01:42 AM
Replies: 8,471
Views: 730,099
Posted By Urthwhyte

So racing collegiate this coming year, have the...

So racing collegiate this coming year, have the chance to buy a wired PowerTap for about $350 locally with all electropack components. Is it worth it to go wired at this point, especially given the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-11, 08:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,588
Posted By Urthwhyte

I own and ride a 2010 Defy and test rode one of...

I own and ride a 2010 Defy and test rode one of the 2009 Bianchi 928s when searching for a bike, and their geometries are pretty similar. Test rode a 53 and ended up on a 54/M size Giant. I now...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-11, 02:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,561
Posted By Urthwhyte

Not worth it for $175, that's for sure. Best Buy...

Not worth it for $175, that's for sure. Best Buy has Forerunner 305s for <$150 usually, and 305s are on clearance all over
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-11, 11:19 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,338
Posted By Urthwhyte

No one has mentioned checking the bottom bracket...

No one has mentioned checking the bottom bracket area yet? ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-11, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 97,184
Posted By Urthwhyte

Congrats headshock! While I haven't been...

Congrats headshock!

While I haven't been riding much lately, all the hard work in school has paid some dividends. I got all of my UCAS Offers, so if (when) MIT rejects me, I have St. Andrews to...
02-28-11, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 198,936
Posted By Urthwhyte

My last phone (from 2006!) could play Quake 3 at...

My last phone (from 2006!) could play Quake 3 at 30FPS, I think you'll manage to play CS just fine on just about anything made this millennium ;)
02-27-11, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 198,936
Posted By Urthwhyte

Onboard sound has come a long, long way,...

Onboard sound has come a long, long way, integrated/on-die graphics are another story. You can probably pick up a Radeon 4850 for something like $90 nowadays and have last generations second best...
02-08-11, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 198,936
Posted By Urthwhyte

Bottom-left looks decidedly more 80s with the...

Bottom-left looks decidedly more 80s with the cyan tint left in.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-11, 10:08 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-11, 12:45 AM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 97,184
Posted By Urthwhyte

and how tall?

and how tall?
Forum: Europe
01-23-11, 10:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,088
Posted By Urthwhyte

Where are all the Danes!?

Where are all the Danes!?
01-11-11, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 198,936
Posted By Urthwhyte

A manufacturer known for writing terrible drivers...

A manufacturer known for writing terrible drivers for consumer equipment released terrible drivers for consumer equipment? Alert the presses! Next thing we know Creative will have released something...
01-11-11, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 198,936
Posted By Urthwhyte

You clearly never used OS X if you think that one...

You clearly never used OS X if you think that one of the largest corporations putting out an operating system is any measure of quality. Vista was a huge step forward over XP, that any better?
01-11-11, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 198,936
Posted By Urthwhyte

Vista wasn't that bad, seriously people. It's...

Vista wasn't that bad, seriously people. It's been four years, if you had proper hardware it ran perfectly well.

You'll also need a TV tuner if you don't have one, likely easiest to find a USB...
12-28-10, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 198,936
Posted By Urthwhyte

You're as likely to get a solid answer from a...

You're as likely to get a solid answer from a crystal ball as you are asking here.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-10, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 97,184
Posted By Urthwhyte

April :/ Hopefully I get into at least one of CMU...

April :/ Hopefully I get into at least one of CMU or MIT, really don't want to have my exams in June count for my entire university placement if my UK applications go well
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-10, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 97,184
Posted By Urthwhyte

Congrats dude!

Congrats dude!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-10, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 97,184
Posted By Urthwhyte

Applied to CMU last night, and just got a letter...

Applied to CMU last night, and just got a letter in the mail today from WPI offering me a Presidential Merit Scholarship for all four years :D Good few days.

How was everyone's Christmas?
12-25-10, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 198,936
Posted By Urthwhyte

Writing a Sinatra app to scrape DSB (Denmark's...

Writing a Sinatra app to scrape DSB (Denmark's Amtrak) page to get train arrival data, starting to enjoy some of the Ruby constructs. Still not convinced of it being better than Python, but Heroku is...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-10, 07:14 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,497
Posted By Urthwhyte

GSC-10 Speed/Cadence sensor for my Forerunner. I...

GSC-10 Speed/Cadence sensor for my Forerunner. I can now quantify exactly how much I'm not enjoying the trainer
12-24-10, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 198,936
Posted By Urthwhyte

There's nothing stopping it, it's just highly...

There's nothing stopping it, it's just highly unlikely. If you have to ask, your router probably isn't a large enough target to be worthy of one.
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