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Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-14, 09:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,527
Posted By DonDenver

This reminds me of my fanatic skiing friends who...

This reminds me of my fanatic skiing friends who are all about the ski but have such poor fitting, ill canted boots they get nothing near the performance those skis could deliver for them. Make no...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-13, 06:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,993
Posted By DonDenver

Idiots all of you...Mario Cipollini will tell us...

Idiots all of you...Mario Cipollini will tell us what helmet to wear...and when wearing a helmet is fashionable. You all should be keenly aware that safety, cooling or aero is not part of his...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-13, 08:13 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,426
Posted By DonDenver

^I read this as a sarcastic comment - thinking...

^I read this as a sarcastic comment - thinking that NathanC knows the bitter relationship...no?

Side note: Velo-May 2013 did a test "In for the Long Haul" comparing the disk Volagi Liscio, Look...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-13, 07:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,426
Posted By DonDenver

^scanning this, I would enjoy riding those routes...

^scanning this, I would enjoy riding those routes with you. Enjoy...but yes...do so without that "squeal"
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-13, 09:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,426
Posted By DonDenver

Thanks for the pics. Without sounding...

Thanks for the pics.

Without sounding snarky, when you highlight a climb reaching 2’500 feet and/or with 20% grades I’m thinking that sounds delightful in that “heavy” air. So, bring that...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-13, 10:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,699
Posted By DonDenver

Yes...but with my proviso...the new Shimano 9000...

Yes...but with my proviso...the new Shimano 9000 polymer coated cable and housing for brake and mechanical shift is the bomb. I re-strung 6700 and 7900 bikes with this slick stuff and wow...I had to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-13, 10:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,342
Posted By DonDenver

It’s in the dietary nitrate that beet’s offer...

It’s in the dietary nitrate that beet’s offer that promotes the generation of nitric oxide responsible for the dilation of the blood vessels that work to support blood circulation, oxygen delivery,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-13, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,078
Posted By DonDenver

Another slant...

Consider however that there are a bunch of lawyers and doctors on the internet who are cyclists and who post on this forum. Further consider they may also be the recipients of “I heard it on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-13, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,078
Posted By DonDenver

If you have a trusted MD or health care provider...

If you have a trusted MD or health care provider that knows your history, you might find efficiency with a visit then referral to gastroenterologist. Exacerbated is sound reasoning but certainly if...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-13, 06:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,585
Posted By DonDenver

Reading some these posts, a few scream out very...

Reading some these posts, a few scream out very bitter with large frustration, selfish rationalization, sweeping generalization...and it's just a groupset discussion ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-13, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By DonDenver

We're close on this but I'd like to hone my...

We're close on this but I'd like to hone my thoughts a bit more.

A general or popular perspective of inflammation as “chronic inflammation” is recognized. That said, calling inflammation “often...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-13, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By DonDenver

Frankly, I stay away from the pharmacological...

Frankly, I stay away from the pharmacological synthetic compound solutions. NSAID's are only a matter putting lipstick on a pig, and in fact, reducing inflammation through something like Ibu only...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-13, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By DonDenver

Fasciculation?

When it is happening, your twitching, can you (or partner) clearly see hamstring muscle movement? If so, you may be experiencing a Fasciculation. Fasciculation’s—generally considered a form of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-13, 03:53 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,614
Posted By DonDenver

Simply put and a simple thought process to...

Simply put and a simple thought process to follow. I'd liken to a brain rule, a heuristic. Southern upbringing or not, certainly common sense.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-13, 11:33 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,614
Posted By DonDenver

Wait…wut?!...post count? That's what your waving...

Wait…wut?!...post count? That's what your waving here? :lol: JAG, resist the need to proclaim authority based upon a forum post count and save the club membership mindset for Augusta
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-13, 04:00 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,614
Posted By DonDenver

What's the **** over-under here? A little...

What's the **** over-under here?

A little edgy this whole thing, but LV money is leaving :(
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-13, 03:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,793
Posted By DonDenver

Completely agree with your nicely articulated...

Completely agree with your nicely articulated nuance above. Oh, and I’m not going to add my deep dish front wheel when hands free to this equation ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-13, 08:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,793
Posted By DonDenver

^Spot on: racers ride down and out…and short. ...

^Spot on: racers ride down and out…and short.

For me, I like the familiar race feel of down and out but have opted to go longer…as in wheelbase. And that’s what the class of bikes described in...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-13, 08:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,293
Posted By DonDenver

Hmm...in NathanC's quote you posted I thought was...

Hmm...in NathanC's quote you posted I thought was he was referencing UCI pro bikes, in this case, Spesh sponsored teams. Thus at a UCI minimum of 6.8 kg, the Tarmac or Venge are same. No?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-13, 07:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,293
Posted By DonDenver

Nes

If you can't notice the difference be it by "feel" or by "data", you're not riding to notice that difference...

...and that's okay. Really.

Therefore, the answer (~is an aero bike faster) is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-13, 05:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 749
Posted By DonDenver

Get back your back :)

Perhaps "rocking side to side" is a more appropriate symptom than "bounce"?



After recovering from 40% burns to my body from a house fire near 3 years ago, I have learned there are no shortcuts...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-13, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By DonDenver

dominant leg...

The highlight above is another clue whereas simply focusing on "positioning" of bike touch points may mask in the short term but not solve the underlying problem.

Your body is very clever with...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-13, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By DonDenver

rotational..."maybe" just a hair more towards...

rotational..."maybe" just a hair more towards "perhaps".

Yes, weight is weight, but, one thing is true: placing that additional weight anywhere on your person will have a greater negative impact. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-13, 08:37 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,773
Posted By DonDenver

That was a fine ride! Thanks for sharing the...

That was a fine ride! Thanks for sharing the adventure :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-13, 05:02 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,773
Posted By DonDenver

Get about the business of loving it...quickly now...

The first time you lead your group, or that unsuspecting rider ahead, over the top...THEN you'll like climbing. Then you'll love improving your climbing while you enjoy the new power:weight...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-13, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By DonDenver

Fify:

Fify:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-13, 10:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,683
Posted By DonDenver

There have been some really good comments in this...

There have been some really good comments in this thread...frankly...it appears to me everyone is on the same page, certainly not the sentence, but within a few paragraphs.


Living in Colorado...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-13, 08:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,550
Posted By DonDenver

This ^ is my test as well Phil...however...in...

This ^ is my test as well Phil...however...in doing so I seek just a slight nose down saddle position, which places me into a position of bit more "bracing" both at the core as well as support at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-13, 05:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,350
Posted By DonDenver

Do we wait for the next photo in sequence showing...

Do we wait for the next photo in sequence showing the SUV running the both of those idiots off the road?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-13, 07:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By DonDenver

^ good nutrition is of course a healthful...

^ good nutrition is of course a healthful practice...no genius there. PED's, of course, an unhealthy practice, again, no revelation.

Placebo aside, your edge does come from diet and nutrition...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-13, 07:33 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,847
Posted By DonDenver

True that. If I go back and recall all the folks...

True that. If I go back and recall all the folks who have irritated me...causing me to stress out or worse, over react, I now think how foolish I was. I've learned those folks that irritate the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-13, 04:59 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,486
Posted By DonDenver

Near or just above the OP's considered price...

Near or just above the OP's considered price point: I'm considering (for "readers" need) the XX2i brand (Brown Polar/Blue coat/2.0 magnification)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-13, 04:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,347
Posted By DonDenver

Yes, and OP, if you could include a Sperm Whale...

Yes, and OP, if you could include a Sperm Whale as part of the picture ^...providing us scale...this would help. Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-13, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 944
Posted By DonDenver

Nice...a thoughtful thread start today

What I'm reminded of due to your writing, is how we all at one point or another...most often never knowing the fact...inspire others. And that's damn encouraging for me and I hope others ;)

I'd...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-13, 03:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,194
Posted By DonDenver

Wait...wut?! And you went back after 4 hours for...

Wait...wut?! And you went back after 4 hours for an *edit* to this :lol:
03-11-13, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 955
Posted By DonDenver

That lackluster effort with theme music reminds...

That lackluster effort with theme music reminds me just how unimportant I'm thought of as a US pro cycling fan. I'd probably drop my chain if they launched a new tune.

BTW, thirstyman nailed the...
03-09-13, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 809
Posted By DonDenver

Was just wondering same bikerjp as I noticed less...

Was just wondering same bikerjp as I noticed less than best video quality off my laptop (Paris-Nice) in full screen mode (all settings maximized). Thought to ask around if pay service will improved...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-13, 07:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,689
Posted By DonDenver

Anyone have luck getting a bike fit through health insurance?

No. But I thought a scooter from the scooterstore would be cool...they even fill out the paperwork for you...

Problem is, when I call them, the Feds answer. I wonder why ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-13, 10:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,415
Posted By DonDenver

Bingo!

Bingo!
02-05-13, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 999
Posted By DonDenver

Some thoughts...hopefully not too...

Some thoughts...hopefully not too assumptive...you're prolly correct on the pwr/wgt advantage you have noticed on the climbing v flats. An advantage for you certainly! But to carry that advantage...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-12, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,570
Posted By DonDenver

great pics...

Thanks for the look. Very nice. And as some others have mentioned, the Shim C24 (7900 in my case) represents one of the best all round wheels there is. A top tier balance of accelerating,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-12, 11:08 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,086
Posted By DonDenver

Damn good post CP! #greatforumcontribution

Damn good post CP! #greatforumcontribution
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-12, 10:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 873
Posted By DonDenver

More data please

Congrats...

Define deep. brand? Are you staggering depth f/r. is this your first experience...full carbon? Will you find much large vehicle traffic at higher speed on your side on your normal...
09-06-12, 08:14 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,651
Posted By DonDenver

I thought at first this was a troll post until I...

I thought at first this was a troll post until I re-read the bold and actually found myself feeling sympathy for the lack of empathy the OP demonstrates. Such a small view of others and thier...
09-04-12, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By DonDenver

OP. I'm 6'3" with my cycling weight at 168 lbs. ...

OP. I'm 6'3" with my cycling weight at 168 lbs. 10 years ago, my weight was around 255, smoking, drinking, eating for crap, flying over 150K for work. It took a great GP doc to teach me how to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-12, 07:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,189
Posted By DonDenver

Well said...and that "not breathing hard" as he...

Well said...and that "not breathing hard" as he passes you...Ohhh...does that ever motivate me to do better as that is the particular impressive item of the experience as I'm bested.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-12, 09:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,189
Posted By DonDenver

Excellent...

Excellent...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-12, 09:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,189
Posted By DonDenver

Oh yes, I thought that might be the case until he...

Oh yes, I thought that might be the case until he made this left hand turn onto a small park loop that links back to the main canyon road I'm on (this loop adds even more grade if you're feeling like...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-12, 12:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,189
Posted By DonDenver

The "Destroyer" humbled me yesterday :O

So I go out for a 50 miler…going to crush this out and back from my garage into Deer Creek and return. My bike is tuned & gleaming. My Big George cycling apparel is making me look like I’ll knock...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-12, 03:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,242
Posted By DonDenver

Maybe gawky from a euro point of view svtmike,...

Maybe gawky from a euro point of view svtmike, but damn practical as you know for us taller riders.

I share with you the same SWorks Roubaix (white). However, with my 6’3, 35 inseam at 174 lbs...
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