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Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-12, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By tombailey

If it gets too hard then either stop or change...

If it gets too hard then either stop or change settings on computrainer to make it easier.
07-02-12, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9,284
Views: 3,564,353
Posted By tombailey

Great shot. Could you provide info on the cable...

Great shot. Could you provide info on the cable routing behind the bars? It's something that's messy on my transition.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-12, 11:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,422
Posted By tombailey

We are a small team (7 road guys) sponsored by a...

We are a small team (7 road guys) sponsored by a coaching company and with 2 coaches on the team. We are very structured in the winter with weekend group rides and everyone's training is pretty...
06-18-12, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 668,292
Posted By tombailey

Tour of Washington County Stage Race ...

Tour of Washington County Stage Race

Saturday RR
Only 37 miles but enough short, sharp hills to hurt my 200lbs. Couldn't do much of anything but held on until the final 1/4 mile (3 hills in quick...
06-07-12, 09:36 AM
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Posted By tombailey

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-12, 07:13 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 32,839
Posted By tombailey

Haven't ridden the 303s but have 404FCs. They...

Haven't ridden the 303s but have 404FCs. They aren't too bad at all in the wind. If that was your only reservation then you would probably be OK.
06-04-12, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 668,292
Posted By tombailey

254205 Sat - Ride Sally Ride Crit. 1st with...

254205

Sat - Ride Sally Ride Crit. 1st with my leadout 2nd.
Sun - Leonardtown. DNF'd after a futile chase for a teammate.

Sunday hurt way more than Saturday.
05-06-12, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 668,292
Posted By tombailey

Weekend of 4ths. C-130 Hercules TT Saturday...

Weekend of 4ths.

C-130 Hercules TT Saturday - 22 miles
Start is out the back of the aircraft which is cool. Went about as well as I can in a TT. Just under 48 mins. Guy that won went by me with...
05-02-12, 04:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,698
Posted By tombailey

Making everyone else in the group nervous is a...

Making everyone else in the group nervous is a really great idea.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-12, 06:56 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,511
Posted By tombailey

Confusingly the hip/ass slap means, to me, "I'm...

Confusingly the hip/ass slap means, to me, "I'm about to attack/move to the front/do something and I want you on my wheel".
04-12-12, 01:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,594
Posted By tombailey

I had tape on the rims, not the tire sidewall....

I had tape on the rims, not the tire sidewall. Not sure if that was what you were thinking.

I used the tape during the glue application phases and found it useful. I would be worried about being...
04-12-12, 10:15 AM
Replies: 22,690
Views: 672,640
Posted By tombailey

I pulled my 18 month old out of her car seat by...

I pulled my 18 month old out of her car seat by her arms. She spent the next 2 hours being grumbly. Went to hold her hand and her arm just fell back by her side. Guessing I dislocated her shoulder....
04-12-12, 09:49 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,594
Posted By tombailey

Just did my first 4 wheels and thought I'd share...

Just did my first 4 wheels and thought I'd share some beginner's notes.

1) take your time and have everything laid out 2-steps ahead.
2) don't try and do this with a 2-year-old and a labrador...
04-04-12, 06:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By tombailey

I'm running 10-speed. SRAM/Shimano cassettes are...

I'm running 10-speed. SRAM/Shimano cassettes are not interchangeable on this type of freehub. I'll see if there's a way to swap to a new freehub body. Thanks for the responses.
04-03-12, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By tombailey

DT Swiss 190 Rear hub - Shimano to Shimano/SRAM?

I stupidly bought a 190 hub that's shimano 10-speed only. I'd like it to be Shimano/SRAM. Is there any way to convert/change it?

(I'm aware that I can run shimano cassettes with SRAM).

Thanks,...
04-03-12, 07:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 742
Posted By tombailey

OK. So if you're not lifting for size or strength...

OK. So if you're not lifting for size or strength then I can't help thinking that doing heavy lifting (heavy enough that it impacts your bike training the next day) is unnecessary. Wouldn't you be...
04-02-12, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 742
Posted By tombailey

Are you lifting just for the "healing" benefit...

Are you lifting just for the "healing" benefit you describe? Or is there another reason for wanting to lift heavy (don't care what it is - just if there's something beyond it's what you've found...
03-26-12, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 668,292
Posted By tombailey

Yep. Last year I dropped my chain first time up...

Yep. Last year I dropped my chain first time up the hill. Chased for 4 laps killing myself and couldn't get back on. The back side seems so easy in the group, but it's hard work by yourself.
03-26-12, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 668,292
Posted By tombailey

Black Hills Circuit Race - 4/5 10 x 1.3 mile...

Black Hills Circuit Race - 4/5
10 x 1.3 mile laps with a 45-60s hill each lap.
Wasn't sure I'd hold on for 10 reps of the hill but the pace was manageable. BNot much happened during the race. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-12, 09:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,505
Posted By tombailey

I have a very similar inseam and run approx 900mm...

I have a very similar inseam and run approx 900mm saddle height. Knee angles are all in the "normal" range.

It always seems to me like anything based on averages (e.g., the 0.883 thing) is always...
03-14-12, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22,690
Views: 672,640
Posted By tombailey

Congrats and good luck.

Congrats and good luck.
03-14-12, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9,284
Views: 3,564,353
Posted By tombailey

Not long at all - maybe 150m and it comes after a...

Not long at all - maybe 150m and it comes after a long downhill so you carry a lot of speed into it. The pictures make it look much worse than it is. Which is good because otherwise my 200+lbs ass...
03-13-12, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9,284
Views: 3,564,353
Posted By tombailey

New pics from a training race a couple of weeks...

New pics from a training race a couple of weeks ago (Snowcone #3)
Pain:
http://i207.photobucket.com/albums/bb22/tomasradzinski/one.jpg

More pain:...
02-26-12, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 668,292
Posted By tombailey

4/5 Snowcone Training race in Richmond Saturday....

4/5 Snowcone Training race in Richmond Saturday. Win!

239023
02-22-12, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 137,795
Posted By tombailey

I've taken decals off these twice with no tools...

I've taken decals off these twice with no tools or chemicals. They peel right off if you go slow.
02-18-12, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 668,292
Posted By tombailey

We started out pretty slow (22-23mph for the...

We started out pretty slow (22-23mph for the first part of the race vs. 24-25mph for the rest). In case you didn't know: the officials take the time of the first few laps and calc the number of laps...
02-09-12, 01:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,813
Posted By tombailey

Why not make women's pro cycling the test-bed for...

Why not make women's pro cycling the test-bed for new ideas and initiatives. Race radios, 4-day stage races, equipment, smaller team, bigger teams, weird TTTs, etc. The UCI want to try some of this...
02-03-12, 09:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,815
Posted By tombailey

+1. There's a time to push clients and a time to...

+1. There's a time to push clients and a time to back them off. Difficult to know w/o the full picture but this sounds like a time when I, personally, would have backed you off. But you lived to tell...
01-12-12, 08:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,401
Posted By tombailey

My coaching company, a great local shop, and 6...

My coaching company, a great local shop, and 6 buddies. Should be a fun year....
01-09-12, 02:17 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,131
Posted By tombailey

bonus: this year's allez comes with the tarmac...

bonus: this year's allez comes with the tarmac fork.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-12, 07:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,983
Posted By tombailey

allez+rival or 105

allez+rival or 105
12-22-11, 10:07 AM
Replies: 22,690
Views: 672,640
Posted By tombailey

Famous BF legal advice required: Our...

Famous BF legal advice required:

Our contractor has failed to pay a sub-contractor. The sub is now putting a mechanics/contractors lien on our property. We have paid the contractor the amount he...
12-21-11, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,278,139
Posted By tombailey

It's a great frame for the money. It's stiff...

It's a great frame for the money. It's stiff enough for my 210lbs. The handling is pretty sharp but stable (the tarmac carbon fork they added this year has helped the front end). Fits it's purpose...
12-21-11, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,278,139
Posted By tombailey

yes. not sure how i effed that up but i did. it's...

yes. not sure how i effed that up but i did. it's been fixed.

reynolds dv46 clinchers from about 2009.
12-21-11, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,278,139
Posted By tombailey

I'm 6'6" with very long limbs. I prefer longer...

I'm 6'6" with very long limbs. I prefer longer headtube over more spacers and the TT of the 61 and 64 are very similar so I go with the larger frame. Also the 64 is only available in the allez so it...
12-21-11, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,278,139
Posted By tombailey

xxxl (about a traditional 64) and xxxl

xxxl (about a traditional 64) and xxxl
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-11, 05:22 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,602,465
Posted By tombailey

http://i207.photobucket.com/albums/bb22/tomasradzi...

http://i207.photobucket.com/albums/bb22/tomasradzinski/IMG00124-20111107-1441.jpg
12-20-11, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,278,139
Posted By tombailey

Crappy pic of new Allez. Liked last year's and...

Crappy pic of new Allez. Liked last year's and this one is better.
http://i207.photobucket.com/albums/bb22/tomasradzinski/IMG00124-20111107-1441.jpg
12-19-11, 11:30 AM
Replies: 22,690
Views: 672,640
Posted By tombailey

One day Jesus was out playing golf and as usual...

One day Jesus was out playing golf and as usual St Peter was caddying. Jesus was having a great day out on the links and was one under par until the 7th hole. The 7th hole was a 165 yard par three...
12-14-11, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4,922
Views: 970,279
Posted By tombailey

I'm also thinking non-turkey bird for xmas day....

I'm also thinking non-turkey bird for xmas day. Duck is on the list. Might braise whatever I do as it's a bit more forgiving than roasting timing-wise.

Cold smoked duck and raspberry with salad...
12-14-11, 11:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,517
Posted By tombailey

Lots of activation, stabilization and flexibility...

Lots of activation, stabilization and flexibility work at this time of year. Almost all body weight exercises. Full body.
Then some muscular endurance work (low weight, high rep, super sets of one...
12-03-11, 08:03 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,805
Posted By tombailey

we've had squadra for a couple of years....

we've had squadra for a couple of years. basically castelli stuff. good to work with. we have speed/skin suits, not sure that thye're the specific ones you want. we have "team issue". maybe the "pro...
11-29-11, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By tombailey

The overall looks much more reasonable, somewhere...

The overall looks much more reasonable, somewhere just north of Z2/endurance. That's about what I think you should aim for (assuming you're confident in your FTP).

If it's hilly then it's more of...
11-29-11, 07:35 AM
Replies: 22,690
Views: 672,640
Posted By tombailey

On the venge - who do you think is most likely to...

On the venge - who do you think is most likely to buy that bike? A strong cat 3 who wants an 11-23 and a standard, or a fat migddle-aged guy who wants the easier gearing? (just to be clear; i'm not...
11-28-11, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By tombailey

If you can do 95% of FTP for 4 hours, your FTP is...

If you can do 95% of FTP for 4 hours, your FTP is likely off.
11-22-11, 12:49 PM
Replies: 22,690
Views: 672,640
Posted By tombailey

yes - it's a keyless chuck on an electric drill....

yes - it's a keyless chuck on an electric drill. Whatever is in the "barrel" is compacted enough that it won't let the 3 "teeth" open and release the bit.
11-22-11, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22,690
Views: 672,640
Posted By tombailey

I have a drill-bit stuck in my drill (not a...

I have a drill-bit stuck in my drill (not a euphemism). The last thing I used it for was boring a bunch of holes in a tree stump. My guess is that the "barrel" is full of compacted (by heat) sawdust....
11-18-11, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,639
Posted By tombailey

Lots of people reporting problems with Quarq and...

Lots of people reporting problems with Quarq and Garmins (myself included). Happening just at the time Garmin launch a power meter of their own. If one were inclined to conspiracy theories.....
11-16-11, 02:10 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,131
Posted By tombailey

specialized allez

specialized allez
11-08-11, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By tombailey

i think that covers the basics. We also did...

i think that covers the basics. We also did touching each rider on the shoulder or hip as you move up the line. Given more time and the right space i would also add some bunning hopping, bottle...
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