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Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-11, 12:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,000
Posted By arexjay

Use Borat? ...

Use Borat?

http://laist.com/attachments/la_carrie/Borat-flag.jpg

A-how much?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-11, 05:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,000
Posted By arexjay

Getting the stank out of your kit

I just got our new team kit a few months ago, and it already stinks. I've tried many washing methods, including adding some simple green; I don't sweat like crazy, I wash jerseys and bibs after one...
05-06-11, 12:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,081
Posted By arexjay

Your heart rate stays elevated for a while after...

Your heart rate stays elevated for a while after exercise, especially after a race. Inability to sleep is inevitable.
05-03-11, 10:25 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,276
Posted By arexjay

i was told that it's sort of an unwritten rule...

i was told that it's sort of an unwritten rule that one team shouldn't have more than 10% of the field, which seems reasonable and fair.
04-25-11, 04:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 864
Posted By arexjay

a nap after exercise kickstarts HGH stretch and...

a nap after exercise kickstarts HGH
stretch and open up your bodily channels, especially after being in one position for a long time
food and coffee
04-23-11, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 645
Posted By arexjay

Tool Storage

Home mechanics, what are the best ways to store tools? I've got a workbench in the garage with a lower shelf and some plastic trays right now, I want to do better than this. Pictures are helpful.
04-22-11, 09:30 PM
Replies: 59,818
Views: 2,306,161
Posted By arexjay

Damn I miss that ride! Come summertime...

Damn I miss that ride! Come summertime...
04-20-11, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 668,278
Posted By arexjay

Weekend Race Report: Sea Otter and Santa Cruz...

Weekend Race Report: Sea Otter and Santa Cruz (http://www.teammikesbikes.com/2011/04/weekend-report-from-down-south/)
04-19-11, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9,284
Views: 3,564,332
Posted By arexjay

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5181/5636480595_cb9...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5181/5636480595_cb9b2a3868.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ryanparadiso/5636480595/)

leading out a buddy
04-19-11, 11:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 533
Posted By arexjay

i make big batches of sweet potatoes, breakfast...

i make big batches of sweet potatoes, breakfast rice, sometimes oatmeal. lots of bananas and dates for snacking on, and whatever snacks look good at trader joe's. fig newtons are great.
04-09-11, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By arexjay

I'm pretty sure that you can only get points for...

I'm pretty sure that you can only get points for your CAT 3 upgrade when you're a 4.
03-31-11, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,278,110
Posted By arexjay

That's what my teammate did, pretty crazy the...

That's what my teammate did, pretty crazy the deal he got on his CAAD10. Our team has three guys that ride a 63cm SuperSix, and we were super lucky to get those when we did. Cannondale is...
03-30-11, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,278,110
Posted By arexjay

Nice! SuperSix 2? 3? 4?

Nice! SuperSix 2? 3? 4?
02-26-11, 09:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 684
Posted By arexjay

hed. C2

hed. C2
02-24-11, 11:18 AM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,179,268
Posted By arexjay

Me, too. It's the birch for me, and I pretty...

Me, too. It's the birch for me, and I pretty much expect to have a nose like a faucet for a good month or so during the winter-spring transition. Regular claritin use helps for me, as do...
02-14-11, 11:56 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,179,268
Posted By arexjay

I don't really understand the idea behind going...

I don't really understand the idea behind going to the gym on a rest day. The idea is to rest and allow the body to recover, right? Exercising different muscles isn't rest, it still stresses bodily...
02-02-11, 11:17 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 6,305
Posted By arexjay

USAC does not equal NCNCA. Their points aren't...

USAC does not equal NCNCA. Their points aren't the same. For NCNCA upgrades, keep track of your points. Don't expect USAC or NCNCA to calculate your points, or even register all of your placings.
02-02-11, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4,922
Views: 970,275
Posted By arexjay

Here's a recipe of mine that I just made for...

Here's a recipe of mine that I just made for everyone at team camp:

Breakfast rice:

Olive oil (or butter)
1 cup uncooked rice (I used cal-rose sushi style, but any will work. Try basmati)
1 c...
02-02-11, 12:10 AM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,179,268
Posted By arexjay

team camp was hard, but 2x20s today were harder

team camp was hard, but 2x20s today were harder
01-24-11, 11:36 PM
01-24-11, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 668,278
Posted By arexjay

The season has started! Earlybird #2 ...

The season has started!

Earlybird #2

After seeing the aftermath of several gnarly crashes, I was easily convinced to race with the P/1/2/3s. This didnít make me any less nervous, however, and...
01-24-11, 12:47 AM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,179,268
Posted By arexjay

Sunny ride in the hills then a training crit win,...

Sunny ride in the hills then a training crit win, another good day on the bike. I think we may need to resurrect the Race Report thread...or start a new one.
01-20-11, 11:58 PM
Replies: 4,922
Views: 970,275
Posted By arexjay

too freaking much, dammit

too freaking much, dammit
01-19-11, 08:25 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,179,268
Posted By arexjay

3 hours today. Coach keeps telling me to go on...

3 hours today. Coach keeps telling me to go on some more long easy rides in favor of the original plan of sprints and threshold stuff, it'll be 4 in a row tomorrow. 200 miles/12.5 hours in the past...
01-18-11, 08:26 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,179,268
Posted By arexjay

4:36 in the hills and along the coast, such a...

4:36 in the hills and along the coast, such a nice day! Only planned on 3.5 hours, oops...
01-18-11, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9,284
Views: 3,564,332
Posted By arexjay

Heh, funny stuff. Lance-guy Casey, Nate, and...

Heh, funny stuff. Lance-guy Casey, Nate, and Benkoski, I was bound to pop! I was glad to hang on for 20 minutes.

And, my saddle height is fine. My leg is almost 90 degrees from the bottom of...
01-18-11, 08:16 PM
Replies: 59,818
Views: 2,306,161
Posted By arexjay

Eventful ride: ran into a shop regular, two...

Eventful ride: ran into a shop regular, two teammates on two occasions, bought 1/2 lb. coffee, ate pizza, almost got punched in the face
01-17-11, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9,284
Views: 3,564,332
Posted By arexjay

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/hs074....

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/hs074.snc6/168429_10150357260465261_902385260_16738916_4584614_n.jpg
01-14-11, 12:19 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,179,268
Posted By arexjay

Specialized BG fit today, pretty excited about...

Specialized BG fit today, pretty excited about it! Partly to have a video of myself riding, partly to impress the fit guy with my physio knowledge.
01-13-11, 10:37 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 3,912
Posted By arexjay

dates and good cheese

dates and good cheese
01-13-11, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,179,268
Posted By arexjay

First real anaerobic work this week, 4x4'. Hurts...

First real anaerobic work this week, 4x4'. Hurts so good.
01-08-11, 12:23 AM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,179,268
Posted By arexjay

me, too :) this thing is so sweet!

me, too :) this thing is so sweet!
01-08-11, 12:15 AM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,278,110
Posted By arexjay

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/hs014....

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/hs014.snc6/166425_613845351902_7105538_35194755_245362_n.jpg
12-27-10, 07:39 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,179,268
Posted By arexjay

3:30 in the hills, a few long bouts climbing out...

3:30 in the hills, a few long bouts climbing out of the saddle.

my legs are getting bigger and stronger. my belly, just the former.
12-26-10, 01:43 AM
Replies: 4,922
Views: 970,275
Posted By arexjay

^ oh my

^ oh my
12-22-10, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4,922
Views: 970,275
Posted By arexjay

too much, arg

too much, arg
12-22-10, 12:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,097
Posted By arexjay

Only when I don't eat enough.

Only when I don't eat enough.
12-20-10, 06:59 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,179,268
Posted By arexjay

yikes...

yikes (http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3395/3434625727_bae09fb470.jpg)
12-18-10, 11:53 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,179,268
Posted By arexjay

2x8' low cadence and some single leg drills, felt...

2x8' low cadence and some single leg drills, felt AWESOME today, super rested after this rest week (go figure).
12-18-10, 11:50 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,005
Posted By arexjay

^^ There are a lot of physiological adaptations...

^^ There are a lot of physiological adaptations that come from continuous hours on the bike vs. a big break in the middle. It's just not the same. Try doing a 3 hour road race after only 1:30 +...
12-16-10, 11:08 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,179,268
Posted By arexjay

Royksopp is pretty cool, some of the only...

Royksopp is pretty cool, some of the only electronic/house-ish music I can get into.
12-16-10, 11:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,061
Posted By arexjay

As far as I know, capillary density increases the...

As far as I know, capillary density increases the most under muscular hypoxia, a low-blood supply condition put on by high torque, low cadence riding, and is definitely muscle specific. This is...
12-16-10, 05:43 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,179,268
Posted By arexjay

Funny enough, I put in my first bit of intensity...

Funny enough, I put in my first bit of intensity so far during this rest week. Felt super. My body is loving the break from volume.

First week off school plus the rest week, though, and I'm...
12-16-10, 11:25 AM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,179,268
Posted By arexjay

rest week

rest week
12-14-10, 08:27 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,005
Posted By arexjay

cyclingtorrents.nl. or, start a tv series in...

cyclingtorrents.nl. or, start a tv series in which each episode leads into the next. you'll want to keep putting on the next episode. breaking bad is a good one for this, dexter, too.
12-14-10, 12:35 AM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,179,268
Posted By arexjay

yes they is. i missed 4 months last season due...

yes they is. i missed 4 months last season due to one. be careful, pay close attention to your body.
12-10-10, 05:31 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,179,268
Posted By arexjay

getting better and better at cleaning sand and...

getting better and better at cleaning sand and grit off my bike, considering i'm having to do so after just about every ride nowadays
12-09-10, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9,284
Views: 3,564,332
Posted By arexjay

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs1196...

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs1196.snc4/154868_10150322114350261_902385260_16041724_8022042_n.jpg
12-07-10, 11:44 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,027
Posted By arexjay

i like egg white protein powder. soy and whey...

i like egg white protein powder. soy and whey don't get along well with me
12-06-10, 12:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,027
Posted By arexjay

There are plenty of ways to get carbs! Fruit,...

There are plenty of ways to get carbs! Fruit, for one. Sweet potatoes/regular potatoes/blue potatoes are awesome, too. As far as pasta/rice substitutes, I was never a huge fan of non-wheat...
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