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Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-16, 11:47 PM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 253,411
Posted By Copperhed51

If only I had created Strava instead of this...

If only I had created Strava instead of this thread. Oh well.
12-11-12, 02:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,397
Posted By Copperhed51

My team uses CCN. On some of the older stuff I...

My team uses CCN. On some of the older stuff I have, the zippers have fallen apart. The chamois is ok, but the stitching seems to fail all over the place on the bibs, especially the stitching...
10-08-12, 01:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,027
Posted By Copperhed51

Before my race last weekend, I decided I'd run...

Before my race last weekend, I decided I'd run the sand pit if I wasn't in the top 3 or 4 after the hole shot. The sand was maybe 10-15 seconds into the race and usually got clogged with crashes on...
10-08-12, 12:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By Copperhed51

I have one and I love it in large part because I...

I have one and I love it in large part because I don't mind beating the hell out of it since it was so cheap. It's not the lightest frame ever, but that's ok. I have a $100 ebay carbon fork on it...
01-20-12, 01:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,533
Posted By Copperhed51

I guess I shouldn't have made such a blanket...

I guess I shouldn't have made such a blanket statement about not talking tactics before the race. I have done it in a Cat 4 race and it worked. My teammate was 2nd in omnium points and the only...
01-20-12, 11:25 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,533
Posted By Copperhed51

I have never raced against Tilford (I'm a lowly...

I have never raced against Tilford (I'm a lowly Cat 3 with no use for team tactics) but have ridden with him at our local Tuesday Night Worlds before it got shut down. I have watched him race road...
07-04-11, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 676,563
Posted By Copperhed51

Tour of Lawrence Cat 4 Crit - It was...

Tour of Lawrence Cat 4 Crit -

It was rainy....really rainy. The course was a totally wet, 8-turn crit with painted road markings and brick crosswalks all over the place. Other than that, the...
07-02-11, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 676,563
Posted By Copperhed51

Wait, did WR shave his legs? Hard to tell with...

Wait, did WR shave his legs? Hard to tell with the small pic but this could be a big day for bf.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-11, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By Copperhed51

Really pretty bike. Congrats, enjoy it!

Really pretty bike. Congrats, enjoy it!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-11, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By Copperhed51

I'm running a Red fd and it works very well on my...

I'm running a Red fd and it works very well on my CAAD. When I put it on my Felt, it didn't work as well. Tried to adjust it to no end. Not sure what's up with that but that's my experience. My...
05-23-11, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 676,563
Posted By Copperhed51

AlexTaylor, sorry to hear about your crash. Glad...

AlexTaylor, sorry to hear about your crash. Glad your injuries weren't even more serious and hope you begin destroying the TT's. If you're going to abandon road racing, you might as well consider...
05-22-11, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 676,563
Posted By Copperhed51

O'Fallon Gold Cup Criterium - Cat 4 Weather...

O'Fallon Gold Cup Criterium - Cat 4

Weather was calling for a chance of rain so I wasn't sure I was going to show up but when I woke up it was beautiful out and I figured I'd head to the course...
05-16-11, 11:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 851
Posted By Copperhed51

Tire selection can be important. I ran Vittoria...

Tire selection can be important. I ran Vittoria Rubino Pro tires in the rain this weekend at 10psi below normal and they were awful. Actually, Steve Tilford talked about tire selection in the wet...
05-15-11, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 676,563
Posted By Copperhed51

Tour de Grove Dutchtown Classic 4/5 Criterium: ...

Tour de Grove Dutchtown Classic 4/5 Criterium:

Third day of racing in a row after crashing the first two days. Goal was to not go down and then take things from there. I almost went down on the...
05-14-11, 11:33 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 676,563
Posted By Copperhed51

Day 2 of Tour de Grove in St. Louis. Cat 4/5...

Day 2 of Tour de Grove in St. Louis. Cat 4/5 race. I won the first prime handily and then slid out on the 3rd to last corner on the last lap. Took myself down and nobody else. Was positioned...
05-14-11, 12:16 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 676,563
Posted By Copperhed51

Tour de Grove, Midtown Rally Grand Prix 4/5 Race:...

Tour de Grove, Midtown Rally Grand Prix 4/5 Race:

Felt fine, won the first prime, teammate won the 2nd prime. 3 laps to go, sitting about 4th wheel and somebody on the inside of the corner takes...
05-12-11, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By Copperhed51

toaster oven available with those settings? ...

toaster oven available with those settings? Seems that without a thermometer you might be screwed for the time being
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-11, 04:14 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,383
Posted By Copperhed51

Bike 1: Rival/Red Bike 2: Force Bike 3: ...

Bike 1: Rival/Red
Bike 2: Force
Bike 3: Sora or something
Mtn bike: XTR/XT
05-06-11, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 676,563
Posted By Copperhed51

Nice job WR. I think I just might have to go do...

Nice job WR. I think I just might have to go do some WRI's myself today. Not looking forward to it.
05-04-11, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 676,563
Posted By Copperhed51

Right after the downhill turn pretty much. ...

Right after the downhill turn pretty much. Though the course begins to climb shortly after that so I dunno. It was right in that area though.
05-03-11, 11:37 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 676,563
Posted By Copperhed51

Tuesday Night Worlds in St. Louis - B group. ...

Tuesday Night Worlds in St. Louis - B group. Hadn't raced Worlds here before so I didn't know anybody that was racing. Chilled for a bit to feel things out. Went off the front and tried to get a...
05-03-11, 10:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,706
Posted By Copperhed51

You're reading too much into that and making...

You're reading too much into that and making assumptions. I am not in town for a while anyway so I had to race worlds in a different city tonight. I stand by the stance that he should not have...
05-03-11, 01:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,706
Posted By Copperhed51

I'd already forgotten about all this stuff until...

I'd already forgotten about all this stuff until I came back on here to check things out. The win is still fresh in my mind though. All's well that ends well.
05-03-11, 01:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,706
Posted By Copperhed51

It seems you are trying to say that I'm lying...

It seems you are trying to say that I'm lying about what I know about the situation. I put the pieces together slowly after the race because somebody told me what jersey he was wearing (he rides...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-11, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 253,411
Posted By Copperhed51

My first win in the 4's. Joseph Sheehan Memorial...

My first win in the 4's. Joseph Sheehan Memorial Road Race. Points of interest are around 53 minutes I flatted and then had to catch back on to the group. At about 1:17:00 I went for a solo...
05-02-11, 06:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,706
Posted By Copperhed51

Guess I'll have to buy some cheapies then. ...

Guess I'll have to buy some cheapies then. Living/biking/racing in 2 different cities is too expensive.
05-02-11, 06:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,706
Posted By Copperhed51

It was just a lady driving the truck who had no...

It was just a lady driving the truck who had no idea what was going on. She was just there to drive the truck (which I appreciate) but she wasn't handing out wheels. She'd drive up, you'd grab your...
05-02-11, 06:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,706
Posted By Copperhed51

There were 34 people in my field and I'd say...

There were 34 people in my field and I'd say maybe 8 sets of wheels. Wasn't exactly hard to pick out your own. I was upset because he used non-carbon specific pads on my carbon wheelset, rode on my...
05-02-11, 05:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,706
Posted By Copperhed51

I guess it's partially my own fault for putting...

I guess it's partially my own fault for putting nice wheels in there but I was trying to protect my equipment by doing so. If the wheels I had in there were just trash wheels I wouldn't have cared...
05-02-11, 03:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,706
Posted By Copperhed51

I know who it was and saw him flat. He asked his...

I know who it was and saw him flat. He asked his friend if he had a tube or anything. His friend said no and the guy who flatted said he was done because he didn't have a spare. There was a...
05-02-11, 03:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,706
Posted By Copperhed51

Cool. Everybody I was racing with thought it was...

Cool. Everybody I was racing with thought it was pretty shady. Maybe I misused the term "wheels in wheels out." Basically you had to have wheels in the truck to be able to use. It wasn't supposed...
05-02-11, 02:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,706
Posted By Copperhed51

Using Spare Wheel in a Race (Etiquette Question)

In my road race yesterday I flatted and used my front spare from the wheel truck. After the race was over I went to get my flatted wheel and my good rear. My spares were a pair of brand new...
05-02-11, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 676,563
Posted By Copperhed51

Joseph Sheehan Memorial Road Race Cat 4 in...

Joseph Sheehan Memorial Road Race Cat 4 in Leavenworth, KS:

Show up and the turnout is pretty awesome. Our group had 34 starters. Neutral start and I just chilled (literally, it was in the mid...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-11, 02:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,018
Posted By Copperhed51

I've been riding with a female friend lately on a...

I've been riding with a female friend lately on a very flat course as she prepares for her first triathlon. The biggest thing I've noticed is that her cardio condition is pretty good but her leg...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-11, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Copperhed51

I used to have that problem all the time with my...

I used to have that problem all the time with my Assaults. I adjusted the toe-in on the brakes endlessly and it never really helped that much. I then decided that there must be something on the...
04-21-11, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,106
Posted By Copperhed51

I know a junior who rode/raced with a cast on his...

I know a junior who rode/raced with a cast on his wrist. HTFU
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-11, 08:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,316
Posted By Copperhed51

When I began cycling I could average about 13mph...

When I began cycling I could average about 13mph for no more than 10 miles and I was destroyed when I was done. I weighed 250. Now I am averaging around 20 for 20-50 mile rides and am a strong Cat...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-11, 06:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,790
Posted By Copperhed51

I'd say go with a different cut. I personally...

I'd say go with a different cut. I personally hate it when a jersey bunches up that much in the front. I think if it's doing that it's more a function of the cut of the jersey than the size of the...
04-17-11, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9,298
Views: 3,581,279
Posted By Copperhed51

Here I am at the Tour of St. Louis trying to push...

Here I am at the Tour of St. Louis trying to push the pace. In one of these I believe I've left the field behind and am bridging to a break up ahead and in the other I'm just pulling the group...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-11, 09:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,306
Posted By Copperhed51

My chains are generally about that clean these...

My chains are generally about that clean these days. It wouldn't pass a white glove test but they're pretty darn clean.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-11, 03:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,306
Posted By Copperhed51

Do you wipe every time you poop? Really though,...

Do you wipe every time you poop? Really though, I don't wipe my chain down every time but I throw some lube on there and wipe it down every few rides or so. If it was a wet nasty ride, you should...
04-16-11, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 676,563
Posted By Copperhed51

4th in the Cat 4 Circuit Race at Tour of St....

4th in the Cat 4 Circuit Race at Tour of St. Louis.

It was cold and rainy when I arrived. Rain ended before the race and the course dried out but the cold and wind stuck around. I was on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-11, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By Copperhed51

Are you talking about the edge on the right side...

Are you talking about the edge on the right side of the gap being a little bit scratched looking?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-11, 11:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,632
Posted By Copperhed51

I put a Red FD on my Felt and it shifted like...

I put a Red FD on my Felt and it shifted like poop. I put it on my CAAD9 and it shifts perfectly. I tried everything when it was on the Felt but I just couldn't get it to shift well at all. I...
04-09-11, 08:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,069
Posted By Copperhed51

I rarely look at anything in a crit other than...

I rarely look at anything in a crit other than time and HR if I'm off the front. I could do fine without any of that information too. Seems like in a crit you either stay with the group, go with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-11, 06:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,603
Posted By Copperhed51

Go faster on the descent, brake less. If you...

Go faster on the descent, brake less. If you have to brake so much, take a break and let the wheels cool down for a few minutes.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-11, 12:39 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,279
Posted By Copperhed51

I'm in again. Sucks this stalled out the first...

I'm in again. Sucks this stalled out the first time around. Best wishes PhotoJoe.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-11, 12:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 739
Posted By Copperhed51

Ordered some tubular tires from pricepoint.com...

Ordered some tubular tires from pricepoint.com today and had them price match PBK. Shipped the same day with a tracking number. Much less mystery involved.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-11, 12:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 739
Posted By Copperhed51

I had an order for tires and bar tape ship 14...

I had an order for tires and bar tape ship 14 days ago and I still haven't received them yet. Pretty annoying and making me think that when I order my tubular tires, I'll go elsewhere.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-11, 12:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,317
Posted By Copperhed51

Been enjoying Velobeats lately

Been enjoying Velobeats lately
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