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05-04-14, 07:57 AM
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Posted By pjcampbell

Back in 2007, Cat 4 Schooley's road race , hilly...

Back in 2007, Cat 4 Schooley's road race , hilly circuit race with a ~8 minute rather steep climb, I dropped the pack on the 2nd lap of the climb, took a wrong turn... got back on course, caught...
05-04-14, 07:54 AM
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Posted By pjcampbell

Bikereg.com

Bikereg.com
04-30-14, 05:27 PM
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Posted By pjcampbell

I know the race already happened (or did it?) but...

I know the race already happened (or did it?) but if its a TT and they say "mass start legal" then I'd go for your Giro advantage 2 (or similar). Did you see other people wearing them?

GMSR...
04-29-14, 05:42 PM
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Posted By pjcampbell

Too bad GMSR used to have a mass start hill climb...

Too bad GMSR used to have a mass start hill climb TT also. That was one of my favorite parts.
02-26-14, 12:12 PM
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Posted By pjcampbell

I wore my jersey yeah... it was 30F out which in...

I wore my jersey yeah... it was 30F out which in terms of this type of activity is Hot! There was no shortage of dudes wearing randonee suits though, basically a long sleeved, long legged skinsuit.
02-25-14, 04:04 PM
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Posted By pjcampbell

Had a good result yesterday. I did the Mad River...

Had a good result yesterday. I did the Mad River Valley ski mountaineering race - We start with a technical (icy mogul field) 2 mile 19% climb with 9 pound weights on each foot in the form of skis...
12-02-13, 12:30 PM
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Posted By pjcampbell

This is up there with my weirdest garbage finds. ...

This is up there with my weirdest garbage finds. I live in a small condo complex, maybe 18 other full timers.... I am the only one I know who rides on the road. Today I found a barely used set of...
11-11-13, 11:01 AM
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Posted By pjcampbell

First skin/ski of the year. Climbed Mad River...

First skin/ski of the year. Climbed Mad River Glen and ski'd down on 4" of snow - so basically mostly rocks.
11-11-13, 10:43 AM
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Posted By pjcampbell

Cycling community comes together to help beloved cyclist recover from tragic crash

Just heard about it. Dude crashed in a training ride and can't walk now. Sounds like a long recovery may be possible though.


Did a search and did not see anything on any of the existing...
10-16-13, 09:01 AM
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Posted By pjcampbell

Oh yeah, now that you mention it, the hotel has a...

Oh yeah, now that you mention it, the hotel has a free shuttle, 5 mile radius, so i'd just need to confirm the shop has a rental before venturing out. :)
10-16-13, 08:41 AM
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Posted By pjcampbell

suggestions on best way to get access to a bike...

suggestions on best way to get access to a bike while in scottsdale for a week? i gave up bringing my bike because it's too much hassle--unless there was a really good race, at least. i'm on foot...
10-16-13, 08:33 AM
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Posted By pjcampbell

Nice, I try to read every bike book that I can...

Nice, I try to read every bike book that I can get my hands on. added to wish list, only because i have a bit of a queue now :)
10-08-13, 11:30 AM
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Posted By pjcampbell

about 2000 ft up in 2 miles. new shoes too. No...

about 2000 ft up in 2 miles. new shoes too. No moose spotted today.

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2841/10156213985_e6f0e930d1_z.jpg

i try not to drink any beer, i mean water, for about an hour...
10-06-13, 11:36 AM
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Views: 134,699
Posted By pjcampbell

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BV6Rpc5CEAA2b2m.jpg ...

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BV6Rpc5CEAA2b2m.jpg

Haha sorry for the big pic

I found out i had to work overnight last night so no PR on the Allen Clark Hill climb, i went for mediocrity on across...
10-01-13, 09:32 PM
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Posted By pjcampbell

if all goes well Ascutney <30' Equinox...

if all goes well

Ascutney <30'
Equinox <46'Washington 1:07?

Possibly lead BUMPS series at some point , this would be part luck part strategy

Race to the top of VT- top 3 30-39
09-27-13, 06:24 PM
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Posted By pjcampbell

Ah. Heady topper.

Ah. Heady topper.
09-27-13, 01:33 PM
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Posted By pjcampbell

I think I did pretty well. I did 5 hill...

I think I did pretty well.

I did 5 hill climb races, finishing 15th , 7th,1st, 10th and 15th (overall).

I was 1 minute slower on a 30 minute and 45 minute climb race (31 and 46 ) than my best,...
09-20-13, 05:06 PM
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Posted By pjcampbell

Well this was interesting. been feeling like...

Well this was interesting. been feeling like crap lately, have ridden 3x in 2 weeks, and just went out for an easy ride. Got to my hill and decided I felt OK so started to push it. Ended up with...
09-20-13, 01:51 PM
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Posted By pjcampbell

think your fixie trick skills are slick.... ...

think your fixie trick skills are slick....

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=481_1251496399
09-20-13, 11:00 AM
Replies: 29
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Posted By pjcampbell

That sucks. What happens if you are on a 35...

That sucks. What happens if you are on a 35 miles into a 70 mile ride and get a call to get into work? Is that a realistic possibility?
09-18-13, 12:23 PM
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Posted By pjcampbell

Haha sorry I misread and tought he said he...

Haha sorry I misread and tought he said he bought their EPO. Clearly I need some Androgen for improving my concentration.
09-18-13, 11:52 AM
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Posted By pjcampbell

They make blood doping sound pretty simple in the...

They make blood doping sound pretty simple in the Tyler Hamilton book. Take it out, store it at a certain temp, put it back in at a certain speed within a certain time. Not saying I am going to try...
09-13-13, 01:55 PM
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Posted By pjcampbell

Nice RacerEx, we had some frogs jumping into our...

Nice RacerEx, we had some frogs jumping into our community pool. Really cool to see them swim when they don't blend in with the environment. I moved them though, can't imagine that pool water is...
09-13-13, 11:04 AM
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Posted By pjcampbell

I am the opposite, Pay is fair but..............

I am the opposite, Pay is fair but..............
09-11-13, 10:36 AM
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Posted By pjcampbell

Pacing is a big part for me also. Good...

Pacing is a big part for me also. Good pacing==good mental power
09-09-13, 05:28 PM
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Posted By pjcampbell

On the category versus time versus work vs life...

On the category versus time versus work vs life thing... With a full time+ job, family, I'm tapped out at like 5-6 hours a week. Usually up to 3 rides/week is fine. I'm cat3 fodder but on a long...
09-09-13, 05:17 PM
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Posted By pjcampbell

Hmmm I was just thinking of getting a Kawa...

Hmmm I was just thinking of getting a Kawa KLX250S (or similar) with a bike rack on it for riding to far-ish away races (say 2-3 hours max, mostly backroads from here, so not much more than 50mph). ...
09-09-13, 11:32 AM
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Posted By pjcampbell

I wanted to avoid triple for weight reasons, and...

I wanted to avoid triple for weight reasons, and I like the simplicity of double, and didn't want to buy new derailleurs (or shifters).

It is true, I can't do road races with a 42/12. I'd...
09-07-13, 05:40 PM
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Posted By pjcampbell

Did some 2x~25's, almost right at my season...

Did some 2x~25's, almost right at my season best. although a bit faster than previous best, I may be a little lighter? Or wind slowed me down before. About 30 seconds faster which is significant....
09-06-13, 10:35 AM
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Posted By pjcampbell

30/30 is essentially what I need. I'm going up...

30/30 is essentially what I need. I'm going up steep long climbs and have a fairly high cadence :) Around 90RPM, essentially Mt Washington type races.

I'd prefer to go double for weight,...
09-06-13, 06:25 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By pjcampbell

Easier gears on Campy 10speed

I've got 34t/30t rear combination on my Campy 10 speed with a compact (34-50) and 12-30 cassette.

I'm looking for easier gears, and I don't mind giving up a little top end (13t, or 14t small cog)....
09-05-13, 05:25 AM
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Posted By pjcampbell

It's a 58 with a 110mm stem, I'm about 6'1.

It's a 58 with a 110mm stem, I'm about 6'1.
09-04-13, 02:32 PM
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Posted By pjcampbell

haha... if anything, I should probably slide the...

haha... if anything, I should probably slide the saddle back a few MM. I've been meaning to do this but in the end didn't want to do it right before the race. It's a pretty big bike. I think...
09-04-13, 05:09 AM
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Posted By pjcampbell

Last few hundred meters of App Gap on Sunday -...

Last few hundred meters of App Gap on Sunday - Picture by Emma from Zenberrymix.comhttp://farm4.staticflickr.com/3764/9672309348_cae35ddd90_o.jpg
09-03-13, 12:59 PM
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Posted By pjcampbell

I liked them, but preferred ones we had one year...

I liked them, but preferred ones we had one year that were stick on. Cloth made a lot of sense for 4 day race though.
09-03-13, 10:09 AM
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Posted By pjcampbell

I get that from time to time (and I don't take...

I get that from time to time (and I don't take B.A.) . Anyone know what causes this?
09-03-13, 09:56 AM
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Posted By pjcampbell

yeah it was nuts. There is no neutral. I think...

yeah it was nuts. There is no neutral. I think some people just ignored the whistle and just kept riding until the car came up, I probably should have done that. I made it 15 minutes. I don't...
09-03-13, 09:37 AM
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Posted By pjcampbell

GMSR was tough. 100 hours and about 4.5 months...

GMSR was tough. 100 hours and about 4.5 months of training is not enough for this cat3 to do much but sit in. I can be pretty competitive in straight hill climb races, but when it comes to road...
09-01-13, 03:17 PM
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Posted By pjcampbell

Moved up to 35th after 36th up the App gap. Was...

Moved up to 35th after 36th up the App gap. Was hoping to hang with the group a little longer but I gave what I had. Someone else on here found their climbing legs today though :giver:
09-01-13, 04:25 AM
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Posted By pjcampbell

Made it through the 2nd stage at GMSR Cat3...

Made it through the 2nd stage at GMSR Cat3 without bailing off the back, moved up from 47th to 39th. Not too bad for my first road race since the GMSR last year and 100 hours in the saddle.
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08-30-13, 05:05 PM
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Posted By pjcampbell

Hey Daniel, Good job, we are racing together. ...

Hey Daniel, Good job, we are racing together. I'm in a blue Colnago, Zenberry kit, cat 3.

I hate this course.

I did find it interesting when my 30 second guy passed me after like 1...
08-28-13, 06:09 AM
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Posted By pjcampbell

Nice, I would think you could do pretty well in...

Nice, I would think you could do pretty well in some hilly races with those numbers.
08-27-13, 11:54 AM
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Posted By pjcampbell

echappist, nice, are you still a 3?

echappist, nice, are you still a 3?
08-26-13, 12:50 PM
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Posted By pjcampbell

Came in 15th overall, 4th 30-39 in the Race to...

Came in 15th overall, 4th 30-39 in the Race to the top of Vermont mountain bike hill climb (4.3 miles @ 11.5% or so, best time around 33, mine 41:45). I was bummed I missed top 3 in the 30-39 for...
08-23-13, 05:39 PM
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Posted By pjcampbell

What is your self selected cadence? On a 3 hour...

What is your self selected cadence? On a 3 hour ride with some longer ascents I avg 86, pretty sure that must include zero's . I have a 50/12 but have gotten by fine with a 50x13.
08-23-13, 09:57 AM
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Posted By pjcampbell

Ryan Miller from Corvallis.

Ryan Miller from Corvallis.
08-23-13, 09:46 AM
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Posted By pjcampbell

I definitely find my 12-30 has gaps where I feel...

I definitely find my 12-30 has gaps where I feel like I can't find the right RPMs but after 3 hours of racing and a big 8-15% climb, I'll take the 34t front/30t rear.
08-23-13, 09:37 AM
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Posted By pjcampbell

Man.... I just went to inspect tires for...

Man....

I just went to inspect tires for the big race next week. I ran through a rear Vittoria corsa cx tubular in like 500 , maybe 1000 miles. Getting down to the fabric in spots.

also, I...
08-23-13, 05:42 AM
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Posted By pjcampbell

That is what we did when we were kids. Try to...

That is what we did when we were kids. Try to get people to race us, if not, see how fast the car can go from A to B without getting busted. Count how many times we get pulled over. then moved on...
08-23-13, 05:36 AM
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Posted By pjcampbell

haha.. These little numbers put meaning to our...

haha.. These little numbers put meaning to our life on the bike.
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