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10-17-14, 08:43 AM
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Posted By ovoleg

mine too, its kind of nice just installing the...

mine too, its kind of nice just installing the most current version of Visual Studio or SQL Management Studio, etc.
10-17-14, 08:41 AM
Replies: 18,065
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Posted By ovoleg

the iPhone 6+ might as well be the iPad with a...

the iPhone 6+ might as well be the iPad with a radio. It's ridiculous how big phones are getting.

Can I just get a normal (~4.3") phone that lasts all week without having to charge daily? I've...
10-17-14, 08:39 AM
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Posted By ovoleg

have you ever tried pedaling with one leg for...

have you ever tried pedaling with one leg for over 30mins? Your HR will be in solid Z3/Z4 and you're only putting out like 130W
10-16-14, 02:32 PM
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Posted By ovoleg

I cant ride the trainer, it hurts my ego and my...

I cant ride the trainer, it hurts my ego and my leg.
10-16-14, 02:29 PM
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Posted By ovoleg

The new Nexus 6 is gifrikennormous....no thanks

The new Nexus 6 is gifrikennormous....no thanks
10-15-14, 10:55 PM
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Posted By ovoleg

congrats! Damn 10% sounds steep!!

congrats!

Damn 10% sounds steep!!
10-15-14, 04:25 PM
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Posted By ovoleg

I havent ridden my road bike in at least 1.5...

I havent ridden my road bike in at least 1.5 months, just been on the CX rig. Still can't run or anything but doing fireroads and singletrack is loads of fun!
10-15-14, 04:21 PM
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Posted By ovoleg

So the HR girl calls me in and tells me positive...

So the HR girl calls me in and tells me positive things. So far I'm still employed through my 2 weeks lol.
10-15-14, 03:22 PM
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Posted By ovoleg

I'm going to be working closer to you. ...

I'm going to be working closer to you.

Sooooo I walked into my bosses office(President) and gave him my Resignation Letter. He spent about 5 minutes thanking me for the work I've done and how...
10-15-14, 10:27 AM
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Posted By ovoleg

Putting my 1.5 week notice in today. Only...

Putting my 1.5 week notice in today.
Only been here a year and a half but it was time to move on. Severely understaffed and in complete disarray. I wanted to get back to the industry I was in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-14, 08:45 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,721
Posted By ovoleg

Yeah thats why I don't care all that much about...

Yeah thats why I don't care all that much about it. I'm usually happy if I top 10 a segment here in SoCal. To be fair, me and my friends in Ohio basically crushed all the segments because we rode...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-14, 04:42 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,721
Posted By ovoleg

When I lived in Ohio, me and my friends didn't...

When I lived in Ohio, me and my friends didn't KOM hunt but since we would do ride together most of the time, we would sometimes lead eachother out on the climb and fall off as though we died while...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-14, 09:38 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,721
Posted By ovoleg

When I started training to win races I stopped...

When I started training to win races I stopped caring about Strava segments, but I still saw where I ranked on the leaderboards. When I would be far down the list I would just say, "Man my interval...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-14, 09:32 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,302
Posted By ovoleg

when someone says the pace is 18-20mph that...

when someone says the pace is 18-20mph that doesnt mean you'lll always go that speed lol. That's the average speed and its more as an indicator of how fast the group will be in general.

My...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-14, 09:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,673
Posted By ovoleg

well then they're not riding the flexy Evo frames...

well then they're not riding the flexy Evo frames being sold to the public then.
09-09-14, 04:21 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,818
Posted By ovoleg

I did somewhat terrible but toward the end I was...

I did somewhat terrible but toward the end I was really feeling all the training paying off. I was on fairly good form to win(thruthfully). My 1min power spiked pretty high and my threshhold was...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-14, 12:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,673
Posted By ovoleg

False, i'll leave the flexy bikes for those that...

False, i'll leave the flexy bikes for those that want to ride a lawn chair.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-14, 06:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,673
Posted By ovoleg

the pros are going to ride the most expensive...

the pros are going to ride the most expensive bike that the manufacturer sells, period. Thats how you sell those expensive bikes.

I rode both, the Evo is flexy. When you can put down more than...
09-07-14, 02:32 PM
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Posted By ovoleg

dude always carry at least $20-$40 in your...

dude always carry at least $20-$40 in your bag/pockets, never know when you're gonna need it...
09-07-14, 02:31 PM
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Posted By ovoleg

I usually overtighten my quick releases because i...

I usually overtighten my quick releases because i hate the creaking noises they make. I was really shocked the rear was loose. Back to using shimano quick releases! :D
09-07-14, 02:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,777
Posted By ovoleg

race season in cali starts early Feb, I'd be...

race season in cali starts early Feb, I'd be lucky to start legit base in October.
09-06-14, 07:37 PM
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Posted By ovoleg

Almost hit the deck today. Was riding...

Almost hit the deck today.

Was riding along just fine and kept hearing a weird clicking noise. I stopped to check if it was the front wheel so I tightened the front quick release. I just...
09-06-14, 10:07 AM
Replies: 18,065
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Posted By ovoleg

finally lost some body weight... man it's...

finally lost some body weight...

man it's been a bit tough not being able to ride regularly and lose weight.

Stepped on the scales this morning, 189.6 lbs. Finally sub 190. Started off at...
09-06-14, 10:06 AM
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Posted By ovoleg

anecdotally on group rides, if I'm in my lowest...

anecdotally on group rides, if I'm in my lowest gear 36/28, and the climb isn't insanely steep, then the fast climbers are riding away from me.

I really do need to put this 34 tooth chainring...
09-06-14, 10:00 AM
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Posted By ovoleg

I knew a guy at my old job that had a standing...

I knew a guy at my old job that had a standing desk. It looked super uncomfortable.

Do people give you weird looks(lol who cares but curious).
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-14, 11:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,673
Posted By ovoleg

I prefer the CAAD10 to the Evo. The Evo felt...

I prefer the CAAD10 to the Evo. The Evo felt flexy compared to the CAAD. Also the CAAD feels like it handles on rails, evo was very sloppy in the corners. Keep your bike and ride it, the scratches...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-14, 03:09 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 16,440
Posted By ovoleg

the nails were hit on the head on this glorious...

the nails were hit on the head on this glorious day.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-14, 03:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,429
Posted By ovoleg

It's alright, you can recycle the crap and get...

It's alright, you can recycle the crap and get some money back via material scrap from the junkyard.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-14, 02:35 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 16,440
Posted By ovoleg

Why are you trolling? Show me peer reviewed...

Why are you trolling? Show me peer reviewed evidence of regular steroid use being bad and I will believe you.

I want to see evidence of non-abusive amounts of steroid use. Hell Vitamin C in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-14, 02:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,429
Posted By ovoleg

Best sprinting bars: Pro Vibe 7 Best ergo...

Best sprinting bars: Pro Vibe 7
Best ergo overall: Ergonova T3
Best cheapest: Cannondale C1 bars

Everything else is crap, especially anything named Ritchey.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-14, 01:31 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 16,440
Posted By ovoleg

dude you're trolling. Do you know how many pro...

dude you're trolling. Do you know how many pro athletes drink coke on a regular basis?

Tyler Hamilton was addicted to Cola. He had to switch to Diet Coke to keep the weight down. He would...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-14, 11:22 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 16,440
Posted By ovoleg

exaggerate much?

exaggerate much?
09-05-14, 11:01 AM
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Posted By ovoleg

we'll see how easy it is when I try it tonight!

we'll see how easy it is when I try it tonight!
09-05-14, 09:11 AM
Replies: 18,065
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Posted By ovoleg

I'm tempted to buy a spoke wrench and true my own...

I'm tempted to buy a spoke wrench and true my own wheel...What are the chances I am successful without a truing stand?
09-05-14, 08:41 AM
Replies: 18,065
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Posted By ovoleg

Yeah I told her, she's going to practice and get...

Yeah I told her, she's going to practice and get more help from the dentist and instructors. I know one thing for sure, I'm not going to be the practice dummy ever again.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-14, 11:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,604
Posted By ovoleg

A guy I knew hit a deer in Ohio. He was in the...

A guy I knew hit a deer in Ohio. He was in the hospital for a week and is still recovering a year later. Hitting a deer is like hitting a wall...seriously be careful if you live around them.
09-04-14, 11:22 PM
Replies: 18,065
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Posted By ovoleg

Terrible day after work. So my fiance is getting...

Terrible day after work. So my fiance is getting a degree/credential in Dental Hygiene and she needs a patient for one of her tests...teeth x-rays.

I swear I thought my pain tolerance was pretty...
09-04-14, 11:19 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,041,376
Posted By ovoleg

35mins on the trainer. Planned to average around...

35mins on the trainer. Planned to average around 150W but after about 10minutes I settled into a nice groove where I was doing 180-200 which felt like just the right pace. Felt good overall, didn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-14, 11:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 117,949
Posted By ovoleg

typically guys who weigh 130 lb dont' have...

typically guys who weigh 130 lb dont' have freakishly long torsos.

You'd need lots and lots of watts to drop someone who has a 5.0 W/kg FTP on the flats, even if they weigh 130 lbs. Not many...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-14, 10:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 117,949
Posted By ovoleg

We answered the OP. Raw Watts means nothing, its...

We answered the OP. Raw Watts means nothing, its all about W/kg when looking at FTP. Guys that put down 250W FTP but weigh only 130 lbs will drop me anyday.

l2read.
09-04-14, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,869
Posted By ovoleg

Having a big motor that you can develop from CX...

Having a big motor that you can develop from CX will help with Road Racing if you jump into a break or need to chase. Also not being thrashed at the end of a race when there's a field sprint helps a...
09-04-14, 02:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,434
Posted By ovoleg

you're a schlub, now let me have your TT bike pls...

you're a schlub, now let me have your TT bike pls :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-14, 02:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 117,949
Posted By ovoleg

My outdoors 20min is 4.05 W/kg, but indoors its...

My outdoors 20min is 4.05 W/kg, but indoors its closer to 3.7. Grinding it all out for 20mins indoors sounds hard.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-14, 02:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 117,949
Posted By ovoleg

Everyone is different dude. My 5s is way higher...

Everyone is different dude. My 5s is way higher than that chart @ 18.11 W/kg, but my 20min is only 4.05 W/kg. My 1min is closer to 10 W/kg.

What matters is what you wanna do with the numbers you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-14, 02:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,880
Posted By ovoleg

I rode compact for a long time(5 years) then...

I rode compact for a long time(5 years) then switched to sub-compact 36/52 which was GREAT, but I was in way better shape. Another one of my bikes has a standard(53/39), it sucks! I have to grind...
09-03-14, 09:26 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,041,376
Posted By ovoleg

was able to put put in some good efforts at the...

was able to put put in some good efforts at the gym. I rode at like 5 mph to the gym and 5 mph back. 30mins of Z0 as I doodled around and rode to a coffee shop.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-14, 04:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,016
Posted By ovoleg

When I do my FTP tests, I never stand. Always...

When I do my FTP tests, I never stand. Always preserve every ounce of energy!

When I am climbing for speed, I mostly sit and stand on the short steepish sections to maintain momentum and reduce...
09-03-14, 03:41 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,041,376
Posted By ovoleg

could be worse I guess. I seriously have 2-3...

could be worse I guess. I seriously have 2-3 days in a row where progress is awesome(no pain) and then I go out the following day and it feels like I'm back to square 1...

I am really battling...
09-03-14, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,220,104
Posted By ovoleg

I hate faxing :/ I have to do it from work. Who...

I hate faxing :/ I have to do it from work. Who the hell owns a fax machine at home anymore?
09-03-14, 02:16 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,041,376
Posted By ovoleg

I don't care about miles, only the training...

I don't care about miles, only the training quality...but lately I've been starring at miles.

Rode to the gym and did some presses/leg extensions to strength the weak muscles. I've made big...
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