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Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-10, 01:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,945
Posted By Stallionforce

Flip it. Go Cervelo.

Flip it.

Go Cervelo.
04-19-10, 07:44 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,934
Posted By Stallionforce

That's the old Euro position favoured by Cyrille...

That's the old Euro position favoured by Cyrille Guimard. You'll definitely use more hams doing that, and some advocate it still. He has a famous bike sizing formula I believe. Anyway, if you feel...
04-19-10, 07:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,844
Posted By Stallionforce

Brilliant. Keep 'em coming.

Brilliant. Keep 'em coming.
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By Stallionforce

Ken Bonner is the master. I always really wanted...

Ken Bonner is the master. I always really wanted to do this brevet. Some day I will. Congrats on finishing with a busted crank!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-10, 01:12 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 7,685
Posted By Stallionforce

...ah thank you...that's it...

...ah thank you...that's it...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-10, 01:10 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 7,685
Posted By Stallionforce

Who was the infamous troll from NY that used to...

Who was the infamous troll from NY that used to post about his triumphs in Central Park? This is reminiscent...
04-18-10, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By Stallionforce

I've been on SSRI's forever (sadly, NPI), and in...

I've been on SSRI's forever (sadly, NPI), and in my opinion they haven't affected my performance at all. Perhaps some will affect weight gain, which will have an indirect effect on performance. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-10, 07:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,524
Posted By Stallionforce

Surly Cross Check

Surly Cross Check
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-10, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By Stallionforce

Interested to see them, definitely like to try it.

Interested to see them, definitely like to try it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-09, 11:51 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,837
Posted By Stallionforce

Chocolate

Chocolate
04-13-09, 09:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 301
Posted By Stallionforce

Supplementation

I'm getting out of the sport and have some things which would help anyone here in terms of recovery and performance. PM me if you're interested. Or email: stallionforce (at) gmail (dot) com.
03-25-09, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By Stallionforce

Hey thanks Matt! Much more than I had expected. ...

Hey thanks Matt! Much more than I had expected. I will try it out and give a ride report.
03-25-09, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By Stallionforce

Any cyclists from Seattle?

Headed to Seattle tomorrow. Was wondering if someone could point me in the direction of a killer hill climb I could do repeats on. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-09, 11:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 973
Posted By Stallionforce

Dude should stay at the back if he doesn't have...

Dude should stay at the back if he doesn't have fenders & flaps.
03-15-09, 11:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By Stallionforce

115% of FTP in 1,2,3,4, or 5 minute intervals...

115% of FTP in 1,2,3,4, or 5 minute intervals with equal recovery to interval duration works plenty fine for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-09, 11:10 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,766
Posted By Stallionforce

Good god, yes! I started on Mirage. As long as...

Good god, yes! I started on Mirage. As long as it gets the chain into the next sprocket, you're laughin'. Or cryin' depending on the race.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-09, 10:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,351
Posted By Stallionforce

You're a good friend to be so concerned. I...

You're a good friend to be so concerned. I wouldn't be that concerned unless it was something involving brutal threshold+ efforts like a crit or TT. If they fail, hey, you warned them beforehand. ...
03-10-09, 10:54 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,895
Posted By Stallionforce

ha ha awesome memory. Club race, three groups --...

ha ha awesome memory. Club race, three groups -- A,B,C. I start in C. We had to wear pink ribbons around our arms! A pack goes by once, twice...second time I sprint and latch on tot he back. I...
03-10-09, 10:48 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,379
Posted By Stallionforce

It's nice to have both but if I had to choose I...

It's nice to have both but if I had to choose I would save up for a PM.
03-04-09, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By Stallionforce

Campy SRM

I have the Pro model but am thinking of adding a second carbon high-end model. Is FSA the only way to go for Campy users here? Can someone post a link and perhaps some anecdotal advice? Think...
03-03-09, 11:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,994
Posted By Stallionforce

Don't know if we're splitting hairs over...

Don't know if we're splitting hairs over Flemish/Belgian but I think Tommeke would disagree this year.
03-03-09, 11:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By Stallionforce

God, the guy has had a great career. Let's stop...

God, the guy has had a great career. Let's stop picking on him ('cept for the shades). Danielson, on the other hand...
03-03-09, 11:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,967
Posted By Stallionforce

Chavanel

Chavanel
03-03-09, 11:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,700
Posted By Stallionforce

I guess the difference between hype and Danielson...

I guess the difference between hype and Danielson and Hincapie is that I've never once truly heard Hincapie hype himself. Sometimes he's confident, but not the sort of arrogance and contumely I'm...
03-02-09, 10:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,105
Posted By Stallionforce

Chavanel and Flecha, men of the race. Chavanel...

Chavanel and Flecha, men of the race. Chavanel was simply amazing and if he can hold that form for Flanders/Roubaix he could make it very easy for Boonen. Tommeke owes him a lot already and should...
03-02-09, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11,620
Views: 381,429
Posted By Stallionforce

Training status... overtrained. :lol: ...

Training status... overtrained.

:lol:

Yes, we have an idiot! You are the prize winner of depression, irritability, loss of appetite, and behind curtain #4, crushed ego!

No, not quite. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-09, 10:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,200
Posted By Stallionforce

I dunno, probably an IF Crown Jewel with...

I dunno, probably an IF Crown Jewel with Lightweight wheels, Super Record 11, Ax lightness Saddle, Schmolke bars, post, & carbon bar plugs, Fizik tape, Zipp SL 145 Carbon stem & VumaQuad crankset...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-09, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By Stallionforce

Yeah, I'd want to have one of the bikes that...

Yeah, I'd want to have one of the bikes that everyone else wants, preferably by one of the huge American makers...Giant, Cannondale, Trek, Specialized....
02-15-09, 04:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,102
Posted By Stallionforce

I had picked Hushovd, but was not stunned at all...

I had picked Hushovd, but was not stunned at all by Cancellara nor Leipheimer. Surprised a bit and very pleased to see Zabriskie back on top of his game. Short one like that isn't his strongest...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-09, 04:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,257
Posted By Stallionforce

Ha ha. Sherwin to an off camera techie: "work...

Ha ha. Sherwin to an off camera techie: "work 10 years with me and you might learn something". Ligget: "Then again you might learn **** all!"
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-09, 01:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,164
Posted By Stallionforce

Off of Pez, interview with Aldo Sassi (trainer of...

Off of Pez, interview with Aldo Sassi (trainer of Evans & Basso, among others):

PEZ: What are the physical attributes that make a champion?
Aldo: Itís not the only one, but the main predictor is...
02-13-09, 07:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,605
Posted By Stallionforce

Attack, attack, always attack!

Attack, attack, always attack!
02-13-09, 07:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,187
Posted By Stallionforce

If you can climb well, you can TT well. It's...

If you can climb well, you can TT well. It's just that most of those 100 lb mountain goats don't want to spend time on their TT rigs. The engine is obviously there. Basso is the classic example: ...
02-13-09, 07:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By Stallionforce

I do Bikram once or twice a week. I find even...

I do Bikram once or twice a week. I find even when I'm training hard it improves my recovery. Definite benefits you'll notice right away are in flexibility and calmness.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-09, 09:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,664
Posted By Stallionforce

I started out with "Wellgo" pedals, so, yeah, I...

I started out with "Wellgo" pedals, so, yeah, I had my share of side-topples.
02-08-09, 07:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,390
Posted By Stallionforce

Yeah Tuft would be cool. I'm pulling for...

Yeah Tuft would be cool.

I'm pulling for Zabriskie. I'm hoping this is his year to FINALLY realise his enormous potential.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-09, 07:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,160
Posted By Stallionforce

None. Not into the major bike builders except...

None. Not into the major bike builders except Cervelo, and that's only a patriotic thing (paint jobs are just stupid bad. I can't understand investing all that genius into sculpting the worlds best...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-09, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By Stallionforce

Guy reads like something between Mark Twain and...

Guy reads like something between Mark Twain and Cormac McCarthy. He's a free spirit, but as Vaughters mentioned, if he focusses he can be as good as anyone. If not, he could sure crack some Euro...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-09, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By Stallionforce

ok, they're lame, and the E114 doesn't have the...

ok, they're lame, and the E114 doesn't have the right wheels (I have it with Protons for training), but here goes. Maybe I'll take some nicer ones later today.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-09, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By Stallionforce

Argon 18 Owners -- Appreciate!

Wow, just picked up a whole new stable: "new" 08 Platinum with Record, and Reynold's SDV66 clinchers (also have a climbing set coming), and a E114 with Chorus, Element rear and SDV 66 front. Love...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-09, 08:19 PM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,213,322
Posted By Stallionforce

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q293/Stallionfo...

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q293/Stallionforce_2006/Platinum0001.jpg
01-29-09, 08:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,456
Posted By Stallionforce

Actually I'm probably one of the few who likes...

Actually I'm probably one of the few who likes your plan. But cut the volume. I don't believe in low intensity riding. I think its only benefit is to burn calories. But you're not riding to eat,...
01-28-09, 12:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,707
Posted By Stallionforce

Kudos to Lance for trying, and with his...

Kudos to Lance for trying, and with his abilities, you never know. I would love to see Contador absolutely crush him though. Of course, he won't do it in the TT, but I hope he leaps away from...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-09, 08:19 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,834
Posted By Stallionforce

Yeah I think a few people are getting confused...

Yeah I think a few people are getting confused with "cyclist" and "athlete"; whereas the former is one who simply rides a bike, the latter is a compound entity that is part obsessed by his/her...
01-25-09, 11:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,216
Posted By Stallionforce

Depends on the race. Hell I don't like to get...

Depends on the race. Hell I don't like to get dropped at club races but if it happens, it happens. But at a sanctioned event, it's different -- I am there to win.

So if you're only talking...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-09, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By Stallionforce

What's the exchange? Orbea with ultegra is a...

What's the exchange? Orbea with ultegra is a beauty, nothing to regret there. Ultegra cranks too? And what is the wheelset?

I get 1500 GBP as ~ 2,000 USD. That sounds like a fine deal. Even...
01-25-09, 02:28 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,555
Posted By Stallionforce

March ... sometime.

March ... sometime.
01-25-09, 12:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 941
Posted By Stallionforce

The only point in favour of 'sitting in' on a...

The only point in favour of 'sitting in' on a break is if you discover you're surrounded by guys on sprinter's teams who are doing no work, purposefully trying to slow you down. Otherwise you'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-09, 11:11 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,197
Posted By Stallionforce

Gay is not necessarily a pejorative, as can be...

Gay is not necessarily a pejorative, as can be seen in many Jimmy Stewart and Cary Grant movies. Euro will have to elaborate.

And yes, I believe the gauntlet is still down and the gloves indeed...
01-22-09, 05:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,829
Posted By Stallionforce

Powertap. Just pick up Allen & Coggan's book and...

Powertap. Just pick up Allen & Coggan's book and use it. Otherwise it's just another "cool number" to look at as you JRA.
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