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06-21-12, 11:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,008
Posted By Kadowaki

Pecos: I have 4 observations: 1) your part of...

Pecos:
I have 4 observations:
1) your part of TN is pancake flat. Move here to NE TN where everything isup or down. I moved here from IL. Our climb was the overpass of the expressway. No substitute...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-12, 07:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,481
Posted By Kadowaki

Surprised no one has mentioned it. Upgrading...

Surprised no one has mentioned it. Upgrading wheels will be a bigger improvement than frame or components at this level.
04-05-12, 11:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,146
Posted By Kadowaki

There is nothing you can do, short of surgery, to...

There is nothing you can do, short of surgery, to get rid of the skin.
03-28-12, 11:49 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,568
Posted By Kadowaki

At (almost) 53 I'm within 3 lbs of my college...

At (almost) 53 I'm within 3 lbs of my college running weight, distance runner for Div 1 NCAA (not implying I was outstanding, just a frame of reference). I have been 8 lbs less. But I assure you my...
03-28-12, 09:24 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,568
Posted By Kadowaki

I'm dredging up an old thread but it raises 2...

I'm dredging up an old thread but it raises 2 questions for me:

1) I know climbing is relaed to power and weight and with age we tend to lose power and gain (non-muscle) weight but does climbing...
03-23-12, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By Kadowaki

Well close and delete may be appropriate, but...

Well close and delete may be appropriate, but ban? I admit I was tongue-in-cheek but I didn't think I was disrespectful or offensive. Sometimes I'm just amusing myself...
03-23-12, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By Kadowaki

Point well taken.

Point well taken.
03-23-12, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By Kadowaki

You're right.

You're right.
03-22-12, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By Kadowaki

I have achieved cycling nirvana!

1. I started a thread here.
2. It generated discussion.
3. It went far afield.
4. It went awry.
5. It got closed!

(small, humble voice) I'm so proud!
...
03-22-12, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By Kadowaki

Thnx guys

Thnx guys
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-12, 08:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,499
Posted By Kadowaki

I was taught that on a hill the effort stays the...

I was taught that on a hill the effort stays the same. Pace does what it does. That way no change in "pace" and no one needs to fret about catching on at the end.
03-20-12, 11:07 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,797
Posted By Kadowaki

Agreed. Proficiency in bike handling, not yelling.

Agreed. Proficiency in bike handling, not yelling.
03-20-12, 11:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By Kadowaki

I bought a prefab $99 plan. Can I ask him? How...

I bought a prefab $99 plan. Can I ask him? How do I reach him?
03-20-12, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By Kadowaki

Question about a Hunter Allen Plan onTraining Peaks

I bought a spring Master's racing plan off Training Peaks designed by Hunter Allen. On the third say into to plan there are 2 workouts listed, one a climbing workout and the other is an LT workout,...
03-16-12, 12:50 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,797
Posted By Kadowaki

Only in bike racing is there so much yelling at...

Only in bike racing is there so much yelling at each other. If you've got enough air to yell ride off and don't worry about sucking wheel on someone unsuitable.
HTFU ans SU!
03-09-12, 11:17 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,501
Posted By Kadowaki

Yeah, you're right. I didn't realize I could...

Yeah, you're right. I didn't realize I could upgrade. I just did.
So as OP, in the words of Roseann Roseannadanna, "Never mind!"
03-09-12, 01:55 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,501
Posted By Kadowaki

"Category 4 to 3: 20 points in any 12-month...

"Category 4 to 3: 20 points in any 12-month period; or experience in 25 races with a minimum of 10 top-10 finishes with fields of 30 riders or more, or 20 pack finishes with fields over 50. 30 points...
03-09-12, 11:24 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,501
Posted By Kadowaki

This is where I'm at. 50+ but just started...

This is where I'm at. 50+ but just started racing recently. Hard to Cat up as I'm well past my prime. Prefer to race Masters but when I try 4's I'm not so comfortable. In addition to alleged...
03-09-12, 11:21 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,501
Posted By Kadowaki

On the contrary this has everything to do with...

On the contrary this has everything to do with the issues I'm raising.
03-08-12, 08:22 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,501
Posted By Kadowaki

This Saturday in South Carolina: I'm about 5th...

This Saturday in South Carolina:
I'm about 5th or 6th within a mile of the finish of the Masters 50+. We're riding the yellow line on our left. A big guy starts leaning into me. I'm like "hey I'm...
03-05-12, 01:47 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,797
Posted By Kadowaki

At the race Saturday they said the guy that...

At the race Saturday they said the guy that crashed bad was home from being admitted to the hospital but it doesn't sound like he'll be back on the bike soon.
03-05-12, 01:41 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,501
Posted By Kadowaki

Why aren't Cat 4 field limits smaller?

This is in reference to the Hold Your Line thread. I raced the Cat 4 road race at that venue the day before. Basically you have 100+ riders on a single lane (yellow line rule) and with everyone 3-4...
03-02-12, 01:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,891
Posted By Kadowaki

Something not said yet: Don't look down (at...

Something not said yet:

Don't look down (at your gears, your pedals, your wheels)

Don't fight too hard for position too early, save it for late in the race (the position you give up early may...
03-01-12, 02:42 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,797
Posted By Kadowaki

There are a couple of factors unrelated to Cat...

There are a couple of factors unrelated to Cat status:

Being male and being young.

Males are more aggressive and crashes are more common in male races than female races.

Being young is also...
02-21-12, 12:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,688
Posted By Kadowaki

No harm to see an ENT. However, I have had my...

No harm to see an ENT. However, I have had my septum straightened due to obstruction after a remote fracture and found out it is normal to only breathe out one nares at a time. I think that nasal...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-12, 11:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,733
Posted By Kadowaki

Love BMC. A lot of them around here because one...

Love BMC. A lot of them around here because one of the best dealers does huge BMC volume, largest volume outside of internet sellers (CC). I have the CX bike and it is aluminum with 105 and I raced...
01-15-12, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By Kadowaki

Sufferfest

Sufferfest
01-15-12, 08:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,929
Posted By Kadowaki

Rough rule I follow: 5 pounds loss is .5 minutes...

Rough rule I follow: 5 pounds loss is .5 minutes savings over a 5km climb.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-12, 06:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,167
Posted By Kadowaki

Velo Gator is just having fun. In suburban...

Velo Gator is just having fun. In suburban Chicago I also sought out expressway overpasses for "climbs". In east TN I climb that much in my driveway. Hehe.
01-12-12, 02:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,094
Posted By Kadowaki

with all due respect, and I think this is already...

with all due respect, and I think this is already alluded to, if you don't get 10 finishes because you are being lapped in a Cat 5 race you should continue to race Cat 5. For your own good and...
01-04-12, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By Kadowaki

Yeah, that's what's confusing me. I'm doing...

Yeah, that's what's confusing me. I'm doing Carmichael Time Crunched. I did the 8 minute test about a week ago. My best average power=282 and HR = 171. So Steady state is about power 250 and HR 160....
01-04-12, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By Kadowaki

Use HR or Power for early training?

I'm trying to do steady state intervals based on threshold numbers from a recent 8 minute test (and based on my known past performance). I'm doing a (Carmichael) style steady state workout. I know...
06-10-11, 01:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,789
Posted By Kadowaki

My hats off to you for posting this. Not only is...

My hats off to you for posting this. Not only is it enlightening for you but you have exposed us all to a great tool that many of us won't have the courage to try!
Like singing. We all sound good...
07-26-10, 11:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,818
Posted By Kadowaki

More to the point: How did Pettachi make such a...

More to the point: How did Pettachi make such a comeback?
05-20-10, 12:38 PM
Replies: 939
Views: 46,177
Posted By Kadowaki

And pro wrestling. The problem is many of those...

And pro wrestling. The problem is many of those guys die young.

I think a big deterent in the past has been Lance's legal team suing people who suddenly back down. I believe Floyd has nothing,...
05-20-10, 12:15 PM
Replies: 939
Views: 46,177
Posted By Kadowaki

I've tussled with this because I met him shortly...

I've tussled with this because I met him shortly after and judged that he was telling the truth, but over time the evidence seemed to contradict his innocence. I subsequently decided they are all...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-09, 02:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 668
Posted By Kadowaki

you should know that the top is in a National...

you should know that the top is in a National Park and you cannot ride downhill in the park
06-23-09, 08:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,023
Posted By Kadowaki

Many thanks! Also explains why a single...

Many thanks!

Also explains why a single paceline with varied lengths of pulls works for us mortals and why the Pros rotate continuously (ie they are closely matched in ability).
06-23-09, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,937
Posted By Kadowaki

Ditto Cyclo Core Also P90X, but it's a...

Ditto Cyclo Core

Also P90X, but it's a bigger committment.
06-23-09, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,023
Posted By Kadowaki

Team Time Trial Advise

We have a short, low key, local time trial coming up of less than 20 miles and 3 person teams.

Simple question:

is it better to take turns with short pulls at the front or run a continuously...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-09, 03:26 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,594
Posted By Kadowaki

[QUOTE=Psimet2001;8868801]This weekend I raced...

[QUOTE=Psimet2001;8868801]This weekend I raced against members of Discovery, CSC, and Phonak. Disco and Phonak were in full kit.
QUOTE]

I remember when I lived in Illinois 2 years ago. That...
02-12-09, 09:57 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 13,017
Posted By Kadowaki

Yeah, all I have to do is shave and take a...

Yeah, all I have to do is shave and take a picture "after" I "pump".
Dumbest thing I ever read here. In fact if it worked that well and that easy it would still be worth the money.

FWIW, no...
01-07-09, 11:27 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 13,017
Posted By Kadowaki

Anyone have any recomendations regarding where to...

Anyone have any recomendations regarding where to buy, how much it costs, what "extras" are necessary?
12-15-08, 12:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,399
Posted By Kadowaki

I think it's funny when a link to a website is...

I think it's funny when a link to a website is deleted by the administrator but the next post contains the link in a quote.
Forum: Southeast
08-04-08, 06:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 459
Posted By Kadowaki

Roadbike Rentals in Greensboro NC?

Will be visiting there later this week. Too hard to bring my bike.
Anyone know of any shop that rents bikes?
Thanks,
Mark
07-16-08, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,907
Posted By Kadowaki

Local advice, the road past Hana is not suitable...

Local advice, the road past Hana is not suitable for a road bike. In fact there is a bridge out, I believe they are still working on it. However, the problem is there is a large stretch of road...
04-25-08, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 749
Posted By Kadowaki

Ideal Weight in lbs = Height in Inches X2 for...

Ideal Weight in lbs = Height in Inches X2 for climber, X2.25 for all-around, X2.5 for sprinter.

Or just step on the scale and substract 10 pounds.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 06:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,354
Posted By Kadowaki

you missed a category: NEVER

you missed a category: NEVER
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-08, 07:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,390
Posted By Kadowaki

Exactly what I did, 404 tubulars and put a...

Exactly what I did, 404 tubulars and put a wireless powertap in. Only tires I use. As long as the wheels are tough enough, why not use the best set you have as often as you can?!
04-09-08, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By Kadowaki

You're wrong if you think anything .gov will help...

You're wrong if you think anything .gov will help you with nutrition.

Buy "In Defense of Food" then "Eat food, not too much, mostly plants"
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