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04-03-09, 06:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,037
Posted By ottsville

Our Tuesday nighters are held in a park. Lots of...

Our Tuesday nighters are held in a park. Lots of families come out, the kids are always running around playing and the wives get to chat. A bunch of us go to dinner at a local pub afterwards.
...
03-30-09, 08:12 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,990
Posted By ottsville

Around here they just prefer to flame each other...

Around here they just prefer to flame each other on local message boards and blogs.
03-29-09, 08:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,272
Posted By ottsville

CAT 4? HPC guy...Mike Fawell. Results...

CAT 4?
HPC guy...Mike Fawell.

Results (http://www.bluewheel.com/)
03-29-09, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By ottsville

There's the Independence Day series in Roanoke. ...

There's the Independence Day series in Roanoke. There's some races in Waynesboro that are supposed to be a good course. There's Page Valley RR in August.

Calendar...
03-29-09, 06:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,211
Posted By ottsville

Isn't there some thought now about cleat...

Isn't there some thought now about cleat placement not necessarily needing to be under the ball?
03-27-09, 07:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,582
Posted By ottsville

I can't find it, but I'm reminded of the thread...

I can't find it, but I'm reminded of the thread last spring by the guy who wanted to hire someone to pull him to a PR in a century...



I could find somebody to race you if you wanted to wager a...
03-23-09, 07:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,463
Posted By ottsville

We had the same discussion and result here in VA....

We had the same discussion and result here in VA.

To those that are using chip systems - are you still manually scoring the finish?
03-23-09, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,002
Posted By ottsville

20s on/40s off for 5 mins. 8 mins recovery. ...

20s on/40s off for 5 mins. 8 mins recovery. 3x(or more)
or
3sets of 5 30s/30s 10min recovery between sets
03-23-09, 07:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,463
Posted By ottsville

Using chips allows you to score deeper in the...

Using chips allows you to score deeper in the field, for those people that *need* to know that they finished 23rd, 2 places above the DNF's.
03-23-09, 04:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,463
Posted By ottsville

+1

+1
03-17-09, 01:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,469
Posted By ottsville

Weight traiing is a good way to lose weight as...

Weight traiing is a good way to lose weight as added muscle increases BMR.


25-30% was what I came up with in comparing my polar data to PTAP data. The funny thing is that the exercise...
03-16-09, 06:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,415
Posted By ottsville

Hookers and blow? Probably cheaper than racing...

Hookers and blow? Probably cheaper than racing anyhow.

Seriously though...I'd like to think that I would go to ultra distance events, but that's just too much time away from the family. I'd go...
03-16-09, 06:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,154
Posted By ottsville

??? Not that there's anything wrong with...

???

Not that there's anything wrong with that.....
03-13-09, 07:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 830
Posted By ottsville

I'm not certain how old the hub is...I think that...

I'm not certain how old the hub is...I think that it is at least 3 years old. Anyhow, talked to custserv today and they said they could rebuild the innards for $200 or upgrade to a brand new elite+...
03-13-09, 07:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,054
Posted By ottsville

Cue banjo music.

Cue banjo music.
03-13-09, 06:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 830
Posted By ottsville

I swapped out computers and wheels with a...

I swapped out computers and wheels with a teammate and it looks like the hub is not transmitting data. Guess the wheel will be going back to Saris...
03-12-09, 11:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 830
Posted By ottsville

Hub says "sl" on it, computer says "2.4" on face...

Hub says "sl" on it, computer says "2.4" on face and "wired" on side.
03-12-09, 09:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 830
Posted By ottsville

IIRC, you can send the whole wheel. But I'm sure...

IIRC, you can send the whole wheel. But I'm sure somebody else can answer that.
03-12-09, 08:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 830
Posted By ottsville

Tried "find" to no avail...and "watts" is...

Tried "find" to no avail...and "watts" is displayed. Saris said to try it in cyclecomputer mode to see if we get any display there. Plan on trying that out later than if that doesn't work I'll...
03-11-09, 09:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 830
Posted By ottsville

Arrggh! PT issues

OK...I have this love/hate relationship with all things electronic. Right now it's hate.

I go out for a team ride yesterday and my PT(older wired 2.4 black hub) doesn't seem to be picking up...
03-11-09, 06:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,054
Posted By ottsville

If I could get a babysitter I'd be there.

If I could get a babysitter I'd be there.
03-10-09, 06:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,054
Posted By ottsville

TT on sun

TT on sun
03-06-09, 06:11 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,203
Posted By ottsville

You're getting warmer. LBS, lehigh...

You're getting warmer.

LBS, lehigh wheelman....IIRC there's a weekly Thurs night crit at Rodale park by the velodrome.
03-05-09, 07:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,203
Posted By ottsville

You live in Emmaus...and you can't find a group...

You live in Emmaus...and you can't find a group ride? Have you looked?
03-05-09, 07:12 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,941
Posted By ottsville

$15-$20 for training race $100/season for...

$15-$20 for training race
$100/season for weekly(~14 weeks) Tues nighter
$30-$35 for a regular race
03-04-09, 06:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 729
Posted By ottsville

You didn't get any responses because it's a dumb...

You didn't get any responses because it's a dumb question. The answer is ALWAYS at least one more bike.
02-25-09, 03:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,154
Posted By ottsville

Ride north out of Boise along the Payette River. ...

Ride north out of Boise along the Payette River. Or better yet, drive north and park at the junction of the north and south forks. Ride. Then drive a mile or two up the south fork, park along the...
02-24-09, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 410
Posted By ottsville

Chainring suggestions?

I'm getting ready for the season by cleaning up the bike and redoing the drivetrain. Anybody got suggestions for a reasonably priced set of chainrings(sram or alike 39/53)?
02-24-09, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By ottsville

Fun training race in Richmond on 3/7....

Fun training race in Richmond on 3/7....
02-18-09, 07:35 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,947
Posted By ottsville

I was thinking the same thing. That's a good way...

I was thinking the same thing. That's a good way to get yourself let onto the leeward side of the pack.
02-17-09, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By ottsville

The quality of coverage of the race definitely...

The quality of coverage of the race definitely does nothing for the sport.
02-13-09, 08:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By ottsville

+1 Many different styles out there...and...

+1 Many different styles out there...and different instructors within a certain style can be very different as well. If your gym has several instructors, try all of them to find the ones you like.
02-03-09, 08:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,629
Posted By ottsville

I would think that trying to take all 5 off the...

I would think that trying to take all 5 off the back would just result in the 5 counter-attacking from the gap and going straight around the rest of the break. Being somewhat fresh and anywhere near...
02-02-09, 06:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 718
Posted By ottsville

See CDR's blog about defending and taking wheels....

See CDR's blog about defending and taking wheels. You'll learn to slot in after moving up the outside. Moving up the outside is generally the easiest(and safest) in cat 5 races.

Assuming you are...
01-31-09, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,671
Posted By ottsville

OP... how about these?...

OP... how about these?...
01-31-09, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 797
Posted By ottsville

I feel for you. I don't know about the...

I feel for you.

I don't know about the racing there, other than the Tour de 'Toona is running a stage from Seven Springs(which should provide for some good racing). The burgh's really not a bad...
01-30-09, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 816
Posted By ottsville

Doesn't that fly in the face of all the reasons...

Doesn't that fly in the face of all the reasons for training with power?
01-30-09, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By ottsville

Set the autostart to HR and not speed maybe?

Set the autostart to HR and not speed maybe?
01-17-09, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By ottsville

+1 PAge valley?

+1
PAge valley?
01-12-09, 01:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,735
Posted By ottsville

Sounds like you are expecting the break to stick...

Sounds like you are expecting the break to stick and it's likely that you will get dropped if you work. As such I think you are under no obligation to work. If they don't want you there, they can...
01-08-09, 08:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 548
Posted By ottsville

Need older version of poweragent

deleted...problem solved
12-25-08, 06:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,498
Posted By ottsville

+1

+1
12-25-08, 06:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By ottsville

And where's the people yelling "shill" now? ...

And where's the people yelling "shill" now?

Sounds like a cool company though.
12-25-08, 06:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By ottsville

We won't ask.

We won't ask.
12-23-08, 08:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,498
Posted By ottsville

About the only thing that combo is good for is...

About the only thing that combo is good for is grandmothers.
12-19-08, 07:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,560
Posted By ottsville

You're right to some extent. It depends on what...

You're right to some extent. It depends on what "increase performance" means to you and what you are starting with. For a sedentary tub of goo, you could easily get faster, more endurance, and...
12-16-08, 02:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,521
Posted By ottsville

Nothing. Until you wreck and take out a spoke or...

Nothing. Until you wreck and take out a spoke or bend a rim
12-16-08, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 557
Posted By ottsville

Believe it is AMD's system. Very expensive, and...

Believe it is AMD's system. Very expensive, and they still verify the results visually.
12-15-08, 05:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 557
Posted By ottsville

+1 We just had our state racing assoc....

+1

We just had our state racing assoc. meeting and discussed chip timing. It is very expensive overall...something like $7k for the timing system minus the chips. Which means race fees would...
12-15-08, 07:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 734
Posted By ottsville

No. None whatsoever....

No. None whatsoever. (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=380788)
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