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04-07-10, 09:58 AM
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Posted By jonestr

just go do a ride with a half hour climb in it...

just go do a ride with a half hour climb in it and make sure you dont push too hard before you hit the climb
04-07-10, 09:09 AM
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Posted By jonestr

probably somewhat higher than 266W time for...

probably somewhat higher than 266W

time for some formal testing
03-22-10, 07:11 PM
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Posted By jonestr

I dont know how to fully answer this question,...

I dont know how to fully answer this question, but I would add that there is a level of uncertainty associated with your FTP at any given time. How large is this uncertainty? At least 1.5% of your...
03-19-10, 01:01 AM
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Posted By jonestr

I would shoot for an hour as hard as you can go...

I would shoot for an hour as hard as you can go and then use NP, or test on a trainer.
03-19-10, 12:55 AM
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Posted By jonestr

I should clarify what I mean by rested. Usually...

I should clarify what I mean by rested. Usually people hit their best numbers when coming out of base, and not just out of a rest week. Since I have started FTP building I cant muster up much of...
03-18-10, 03:39 PM
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Posted By jonestr

when are you testing your sprint? Usually you hit...

when are you testing your sprint? Usually you hit peak numbers when you are well rested, and it seems like you are always training like a fiend, so I am not surprised that you are not cracking your...
03-16-10, 08:47 AM
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Posted By jonestr

to all you asthmatic nerds use a neck gaiter...

to all you asthmatic nerds

use a neck gaiter pulled over your mouth to warm and moisten (I thought I read that the moistening part was the important component) your breath on cold days.
...
03-15-10, 10:15 PM
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Posted By jonestr

a friend turned me onto elderberry syrup last...

a friend turned me onto elderberry syrup last week and it blasted my cold away like nothing. Worked for the GF this morning as well. Expensive, but pretty reasonable compared with the costs of losing...
03-05-10, 12:55 PM
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Posted By jonestr

kensuf Is that your usual opener, or did you...

kensuf

Is that your usual opener, or did you do more work in addition?
03-05-10, 11:22 AM
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Posted By jonestr

That is a lot of time near FTP. What were your...

That is a lot of time near FTP. What were your numbers for the total ride if you dont mind me asking?
03-04-10, 08:15 PM
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Posted By jonestr

after reading your calville reports it is...

after reading your calville reports it is reassuring to know that you are human and capable of mortal things like colds
03-04-10, 02:33 AM
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Posted By jonestr

Did my ZECs on the trainer today. I bumped my FTP...

Did my ZECs on the trainer today. I bumped my FTP down to see if I could make them work and changed my warm up to 10min of Z3 with 1min of Z4 at the end followed by 5min of rest before the real work...
03-02-10, 10:54 PM
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Posted By jonestr

makes sense if you are getting ready for...

makes sense if you are getting ready for Battenkill
03-02-10, 09:19 PM
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Posted By jonestr

I have never tried STUCI and it sounds good as it...

I have never tried STUCI and it sounds good as it might be good after todays workout as it seems to adapt to your level of tiredness. I may try the zecanons again depending on how I feel.

Curious...
03-02-10, 12:12 PM
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Posted By jonestr

thanks kudude and WR. My FTP may be a little high...

thanks kudude and WR. My FTP may be a little high as I tested, 20min on trainer *.95, before I was sick for a week and a half, but this weekends races seemed to support my tested FTP though. Came...
03-02-10, 11:42 AM
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Posted By jonestr

tried my first zecannon threshold intervals today...

tried my first zecannon threshold intervals today

was shooting for closer to 108% for the first, but was closer to 103%. The third was a struggle to hit 103% and the fourth ended before it got...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-10, 12:33 AM
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Posted By jonestr

Has Lance even committed to the Giro since TofC...

Has Lance even committed to the Giro since TofC moved to May?
02-26-10, 03:48 PM
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Posted By jonestr

would you mind out lining your race prep ride?

would you mind out lining your race prep ride?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-10, 03:39 PM
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Posted By jonestr

http://www.midweekclub.ca/powerFAQ.htm

http://www.midweekclub.ca/powerFAQ.htm
02-24-10, 12:43 PM
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Posted By jonestr

It sounds like you already know the...

It sounds like you already know the workouts/races that will give you the pop you are looking for, but really are asking about recovery. I know I dont participate much, but I thought you were a power...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-10, 09:35 PM
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Posted By jonestr

/end{thread}

/end{thread}
02-20-10, 07:33 PM
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Posted By jonestr

time for formal testing

time for formal testing
02-17-10, 08:50 PM
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Posted By jonestr

Ze What do you consider a good warmup, and...

Ze

What do you consider a good warmup, and could you post a reference for the efficacy of your FTP workout?

Thanks in advance
02-11-10, 01:44 AM
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Posted By jonestr

FWIW I just use a powertap comp with a DT1.1 rim...

FWIW I just use a powertap comp with a DT1.1 rim and then run a wheel cover for TTs
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-10, 02:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,052
Posted By jonestr

Zipp claims 1658g and HED claims 1768g ...

Zipp claims 1658g and HED claims 1768g

http://www.zipp.com/wheels/404-clincher#
http://www.hedcycling.com/wheels/jet6.asp

also, the tests I can find are for older 404s and 808s and not for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-10, 01:29 AM
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Posted By jonestr

Correct me if I am wrong, but HED posts all of...

Correct me if I am wrong, but HED posts all of their data on their wheels, while I couldnt find the same for Zipp. If it was my money I would want the wheel where they are up front about what you are...
02-08-10, 05:43 PM
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Posted By jonestr

Were you in an aero position for you TT? If so,...

Were you in an aero position for you TT? If so, have you done work in this position frequently this off season?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-10, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,225
Posted By jonestr

use ebay's completed listings

use ebay's completed listings
02-07-10, 08:20 PM
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Posted By jonestr

Was your icon in the upper left flashing? If so...

Was your icon in the upper left flashing? If so it is your hub battery
02-07-10, 08:04 PM
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Posted By jonestr

Was having this same problem a few weeks back, I...

Was having this same problem a few weeks back, I polished the connections on the computer and the cradle with some scotch brite, and my DLs were fine after that.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-10, 07:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,052
Posted By jonestr

Hed Jet 60s have great aero numbers and have been...

Hed Jet 60s have great aero numbers and have been known to hold up well

+whatever on some sort of PM
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-10, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By jonestr

Corsa EVO CX have one of the lowest rolling...

Corsa EVO CX have one of the lowest rolling resistance, with a latex tube, than nearly any other clincher out there.

Havent seen a test on PR3s, but they beat out the PR2s
02-04-10, 12:24 PM
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Views: 5,427
Posted By jonestr

After taking a big break after being in a similar...

After taking a big break after being in a similar situation to you, I would say that you might want to take a look at how you are mentally training. Being a california 2 is nothing to sneeze at, so I...
12-10-09, 02:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,987
Posted By jonestr

if there are cat2 road riders in a c race you...

if there are cat2 road riders in a c race you should let your local officials know that they should be checking all licensing for each rider as cat2 road riders should be racing cat2 for cross as...
12-10-09, 02:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,567
Posted By jonestr

I think this is also bike dependent as MTBs are...

I think this is also bike dependent as MTBs are pretty forgiving with respect to line choice. I guess I just dont buy the argument that it will make me a better cross racer for the fact that the MTBs...
12-08-09, 10:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,567
Posted By jonestr

Are you talking riding MTB trails on your cross...

Are you talking riding MTB trails on your cross bike or just riding MTBs (I bet real mountain bikers laugh at us for calling them MTBs.) I am all for riding cross bikes on MTB trails, but I remain...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-09, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By jonestr

it is hard to say, as it depends on the rider,...

it is hard to say, as it depends on the rider, but what really damages wheels is low volume high pressure tires, which is the opposite of a cyclocross tire.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-09, 12:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 566
Posted By jonestr

I really like the Easton bar tape, and Jehnson...

I really like the Easton bar tape, and Jehnson USA sold me some on the cheap.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-09, 12:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,265
Posted By jonestr

do a search as there was a long thread on this...

do a search as there was a long thread on this topic a few months back

as someone who has tried the one bike route, I would caution against it.
12-08-09, 12:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,567
Posted By jonestr

you will just have a click that does nothing. It...

you will just have a click that does nothing. It will be fine.
12-08-09, 12:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,567
Posted By jonestr

I am just going to throw this out for discussion ...

I am just going to throw this out for discussion

IMO MTB racing might not be the best use of time and money for someone who wants to get better at cross. Some concerns might be false confidence...
12-08-09, 12:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,567
Posted By jonestr

These 2 points seem to go hand in hand. If you...

These 2 points seem to go hand in hand. If you work on your run then you will be confident that you can out run the speed of riding a 30tooth front ring.
12-02-09, 11:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,234
Posted By jonestr

With the width and pressures of a good tire...

With the width and pressures of a good tire steel, Al, or Ti will all feel pretty comporable. Also, the design of a frame has well more to do with how it rides than the material it is constructed...
12-02-09, 03:59 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,234
Posted By jonestr

Since you will running relatively gigantic and...

Since you will running relatively gigantic and low pressure tires, most of the "feel" of the bike will come from your tires and not from the the frame.

I would find a custom builder who works with...
12-01-09, 12:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,234
Posted By jonestr

The OP should probably be checking geometries and...

The OP should probably be checking geometries and comparing them to his Madone, which would not necessitate the usually useless test ride.

FWIW Cannondale CX bikes have low BBs and long top tubes....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-09, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By jonestr

measure more and take an average

measure more and take an average
11-29-09, 05:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,269
Posted By jonestr

There are a lot of good ideas that you dont have...

There are a lot of good ideas that you dont have to abide by.
11-29-09, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By jonestr

season goes till february in europe too bad...

season goes till february in europe

too bad I dont cross at that leve.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-09, 12:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 911
Posted By jonestr

what makes you think that the scattante is not a...

what makes you think that the scattante is not a good enough fit?
11-28-09, 11:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,980
Posted By jonestr

have you run cross with gears? Cross is very...

have you run cross with gears? Cross is very dependent on skill and equipment choice so just saying you have fitness does not necessarily help you. I know dudes who are ok 3s on the road, but are...
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