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06-14-13, 03:33 PM
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Posted By climber7

consensus seems to be that a mix of push and pull...

consensus seems to be that a mix of push and pull workouts is good. at least that's what i've seen. i definitely wouldn't get rid of the FTP+ workouts...at least in my experience, those really seem...
06-14-13, 09:52 AM
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Posted By climber7

anyone been to france to see the tour? i'll be...

anyone been to france to see the tour? i'll be there in july and am planning on seeing the finish of a flat stage. just wondering how early to arrive.
06-14-13, 09:50 AM
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Posted By climber7

going to see the tour

anyone actually been to see the tour in france? i'll be over there in july and am planning to see one stage. it'll be a flat stage...would like to see the mountains but the schedule doesn't work for...
06-13-13, 07:06 PM
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Posted By climber7

this isn't necessarily so straightforward. grolby...

this isn't necessarily so straightforward. grolby - how flexible are you? i used to look like that, but i've been foam rolling and stretching religiously in the past couple of months (especially...
06-12-13, 04:20 PM
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Posted By climber7

not the spring tension bolt...the little screw on...

not the spring tension bolt...the little screw on top that controls horizontal positioning. if you already did that, then i dunno...that's all i've got.
06-12-13, 03:28 PM
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Posted By climber7

that bike is awesome. for the second day in...

that bike is awesome.

for the second day in a row, it started pouring immediately after i got dressed to ride. i waited a few minutes and it let up, so i went out for a couple of hours. got soaked...
06-12-13, 02:51 PM
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Posted By climber7

found a solution with the help of the mechanic at...

found a solution with the help of the mechanic at my LBS. basically, you need to fiddle with both the adjustment screw on the brake arm and the bolt holding the brakes on the fork. by messing with...
06-10-13, 07:08 PM
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Posted By climber7

oh. weird. umm...have you tried turning it off...

oh. weird. umm...have you tried turning it off and on again?
06-10-13, 06:07 PM
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Posted By climber7

it only comes up when you hover the mouse. forgot...

it only comes up when you hover the mouse. forgot that part.

go to the "home" tab, go to PMC (performance manager), and hold the mouse over the chart. you should see a little gray arrow in the top...
06-10-13, 01:20 PM
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Posted By climber7

yeah you can. click the little drop-down...

yeah you can.

click the little drop-down arrow at the top left corner of the screen and select "all chart settings."
06-09-13, 10:20 PM
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Posted By climber7

purgatory RR, cat 3 - 5 laps/55 miles. got my ass...

purgatory RR, cat 3 - 5 laps/55 miles. got my ass kicked. legs were ok but my head wasn't really in it, and i didn't know the course, so i was a little nervous early in the race. on the first two...
06-08-13, 01:43 PM
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Posted By climber7

robabeatle - my quick 2 cents: day off before a...

robabeatle - my quick 2 cents: day off before a race is definitely not ideal, and i'm not surprised at the result. what you're describing is what people mean when they say they felt blocked. i bet if...
06-07-13, 11:15 AM
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Posted By climber7

http://sheldonbrown.com/brandt/slicks.html

http://sheldonbrown.com/brandt/slicks.html
06-07-13, 09:40 AM
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Posted By climber7

yeah, but i was wondering if different brakes...

yeah, but i was wondering if different brakes might give me a little more room with the same frame, since that would be a much cheaper solution.

and they are GP4000s. do those run large?
06-07-13, 09:12 AM
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Posted By climber7

brake/tire clearance question. just got some HED...

brake/tire clearance question. just got some HED jets. rims are 23mm wide, and i'm running 25mm tires. i can get the brakes (shimano) wide enough, but when i do, the front tire actually rubs the...
06-06-13, 08:16 PM
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Posted By climber7

not yet. planning on getting a quarq/SRM at some...

not yet. planning on getting a quarq/SRM at some point down the road, but i'll hang on to the powertap at least until then. will definitely still use it training and possibly racing too.

i've...
06-06-13, 04:32 PM
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Posted By climber7

got some HED jets recently. used the front in the...

got some HED jets recently. used the front in the killington TT, but took the set out for a longer spin today on the road bike. pretty sweet.

also, reg'd for purgatory on sunday. those of you who...
06-04-13, 09:39 PM
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Posted By climber7

well, it is the training status thread. ...

well, it is the training status thread.



thanks! haha, ben was actually decent. even made a few pretty good jokes. we also had david remnick - alum and editor of the new yorker - for class day....
06-04-13, 05:05 PM
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Posted By climber7

2:20, with 5x1 minute, rest ranging from 5-10'...

2:20, with 5x1 minute, rest ranging from 5-10' depending on distance between hills. best numbers and consistency i've seen in this workout...probably because i'm rested, since the past few days have...
06-02-13, 04:50 PM
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Posted By climber7

+1. but i hope you at least waited to see if he...

+1. but i hope you at least waited to see if he was working before offering to let him win...

sstang - you'll get there. it's a combination of fitness and skill. one comes with training, the other...
06-02-13, 09:14 AM
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Posted By climber7

went out and had fun for an hour and a half this...

went out and had fun for an hour and a half this morning. usually i'm "training" but today i was just riding. went hard when i wanted to (and saw some decent numbers) and didn't when i didn't. kind...
06-01-13, 03:34 PM
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Posted By climber7

it doubles as a disc wheel. zipp actually modeled...

it doubles as a disc wheel. zipp actually modeled the sub-9 on it.
05-31-13, 02:13 PM
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Posted By climber7

looks like i missed it, but happy (belated) bday,...

looks like i missed it, but happy (belated) bday, grolby.

solo century this morning. route i've done before that strings together a few of my favorite places in the area around campus, and i...
05-28-13, 09:45 AM
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Views: 1,754
Posted By climber7

i don't really think you can categorize a "road...

i don't really think you can categorize a "road race" as a single type. there are open, flat road races that end in bunch sprints and there are road races with steep climbs and technical descents...
05-27-13, 06:22 PM
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Posted By climber7

no such thing as getting "dropped" in triathlons...

no such thing as getting "dropped" in triathlons or (running) road races. show up, go your own pace, finish. you can't really do that in a bike race.
05-27-13, 06:12 PM
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Posted By climber7

it was, but aside from hands and feet, i was...

it was, but aside from hands and feet, i was actually ok. two base layers + rain shell + jersey, in that order. skull cap + cycling cap + cling-wrapped helmet. rubber gloves + wool gloves + outer...
05-27-13, 11:14 AM
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Posted By climber7

raced killington this weekend (cat 3). i broke my...

raced killington this weekend (cat 3). i broke my collarbone 7 weeks ago and had to take some time off, so i wasn't expecting much here. just wanted to come race and have fun. here's the summary...
...
05-25-13, 05:44 PM
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Posted By climber7

well, you're sane, which is more than i can say...

well, you're sane, which is more than i can say about the rest of us. that must count for something. enjoy the sunshine!
05-25-13, 02:21 PM
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Posted By climber7

did you win that? survived. supposed to be 4...

did you win that?

survived. supposed to be 4 laps, they called it after 2...probably because it's snowing now. rolled in with the front group but didn't sprint. hands and feet were numb, but the...
05-25-13, 07:36 AM
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Posted By climber7

yeah, this really concerns me. the courses have...

yeah, this really concerns me. the courses have changed, but the sprint point/finish line in today's circuit is flat (after a descent), very fast, and kind of bumpy, followed immediately by a right...
05-24-13, 09:39 PM
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Posted By climber7

race starts at 1:40 pm tomorrow and should last...

race starts at 1:40 pm tomorrow and should last until ~5. forecast for 2 pm says 36 and raining, dropping to 32 and snowing by 5 pm.

not sure i've ever wanted a race to be canceled this badly,...
05-23-13, 05:45 PM
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Posted By climber7

congrats on the win and the upgrade! might be...

congrats on the win and the upgrade! might be joining you in the 3s at purgatory. still deciding.
05-23-13, 07:08 AM
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Posted By climber7

echappist - killington has 2 miles at ~9-10% with...

echappist - killington has 2 miles at ~9-10% with some steeper pitches. 34-25 was low enough for me last year.

there's a great mechanic at one of the shops near my house. two years ago, i was...
05-21-13, 08:19 PM
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Posted By climber7

did we move to the 41 when i wasn't looking? ...

did we move to the 41 when i wasn't looking?

i use rubino pros in the off season and gp4000s in race season. i've done pretty well with both. started using 25mm recently for both.

TKP - i...
05-21-13, 05:21 PM
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Posted By climber7

i've been given the impression that going deeper...

i've been given the impression that going deeper in the front than in the rear (go ahead, rkwaki, have fun with that) makes the bike a little less stable in crosswinds. i was just wondering how...
05-21-13, 04:21 PM
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Posted By climber7

i already ordered the front. i'm not worried...

i already ordered the front. i'm not worried about how it looks...just wanted some feedback on whether it's a reasonable setup to ride. sounds like it's fine.
05-21-13, 03:48 PM
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Posted By climber7

thanks guys. might be running that setup for a...

thanks guys. might be running that setup for a while. found a great deal on a front wheel, but i don't really want to shell out for a new PT build or a quarq right now.
05-21-13, 01:02 PM
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Posted By climber7

anybody actually race on a deep front and shallow...

anybody actually race on a deep front and shallow rear wheel? i've seen a few people do it, and i know the main issue is stability, but i haven't been able to find feedback from anyone who has...
05-21-13, 12:02 PM
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Posted By climber7

http://stream1.gifsoup.com/view/960734/jump-the-sh...

http://stream1.gifsoup.com/view/960734/jump-the-shark-o.gif
05-21-13, 11:58 AM
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Posted By climber7

ha.

ha.
05-20-13, 12:59 PM
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Posted By climber7

the guys who placed 2nd and 4th in the men's A RR...

the guys who placed 2nd and 4th in the men's A RR at ECCC championships are both registered for killington...in cat 3.

well, this should be fun.
05-20-13, 12:58 PM
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Posted By climber7

edit: oops. wrong thread.

edit: oops. wrong thread.
05-19-13, 06:41 PM
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Views: 1,115,962
Posted By climber7

nobody finishes every workout exactly according...

nobody finishes every workout exactly according to plan. sometimes you don't have the legs, and sometimes you don't have the motivation. whichever it was, it'll come back.
05-19-13, 05:51 PM
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Posted By climber7

that's stupid. then he'd still have to do the...

that's stupid. then he'd still have to do the test. those things are scary and painful.
05-18-13, 04:10 PM
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Posted By climber7

phil and paul are talking about how nathaniel...

phil and paul are talking about how nathaniel english has the "record" for the mt. diablo climb...

...because he has the strava KOM.

edit: i feel like i need to clarify that they are completely...
05-18-13, 03:52 PM
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Views: 144,092
Posted By climber7

it could be an anaerobic power issue...but it...

it could be an anaerobic power issue...but it could also be a threshold issue. you could have the best 1-minute power in the world, but if you had terrible endurance and were so fatigued after an...
05-18-13, 12:00 PM
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Posted By climber7

3.5 hours on the TT bike with 40 minutes total of...

3.5 hours on the TT bike with 40 minutes total of threshold work in the middle. legs really tired. that'll probably be my last hard ride before next weekend.



how exactly do you know that?
05-17-13, 10:10 AM
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Posted By climber7

i did that for one second once...

i did that for one second once...
05-16-13, 08:35 PM
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Views: 496
Posted By climber7

worked fine for me. this is pretty cool.

worked fine for me. this is pretty cool.
05-16-13, 08:33 PM
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Posted By climber7

if you like orange or if you don't mind the older...

if you like orange or if you don't mind the older v90 shape, sierra trading post has a great deal.
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