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10-14-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 34,636
Posted By Doge

This is one of the un-intended consequences about...

This is one of the un-intended consequences about having separate categories by discipline.
Besides being a pain to manage you get Cat 1 roadies in Cat 4/5 track, Cat 4/5 cx, Cat 4/5 MTB.
USAC...
10-12-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 34,636
Posted By Doge

This is MTB - so skip if you want. Riding the...

This is MTB - so skip if you want. Riding the last laps without a saddle/ funny / not so funny stuff. My kid in the white and blue #279. The carbon seat rails shattered....
10-08-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4,115
Views: 201,619
Posted By Doge

True. Because it is not the same value as other...

True. Because it is not the same value as other things.
10-08-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 590
Posted By Doge

They are not enforced uniformly. From sticky...

They are not enforced uniformly. From sticky bottle to drafting cars, to getting equipment from other than your team and all kinds of stuff in between.
09-30-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4,115
Views: 201,619
Posted By Doge

The youth wave is real. The LUX coach had them...

The youth wave is real. The LUX coach had them riding as a team.

When you met me - that was the 1st year start.

Would there be a gold without Magnus? Anyway, team vs no team makes a huge...
09-30-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4,115
Views: 201,619
Posted By Doge

I was going to post this in the Music Status...

I was going to post this in the Music Status thread, as that was the topic, or music playback.
I think these old fat guys have more in common with the 33 than 41 give or take 50#.
They compete....
09-30-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9,301
Views: 3,581,568
Posted By Doge

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USAFA has a tradition that as a senior in your last conference race in any...
09-27-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 903
Posted By Doge

Bump

Bump
09-26-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 600
Posted By Doge

Hard to tell much before age 23.

Hard to tell much before age 23.
09-24-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,181
Posted By Doge

I think a dead lift is a better cycling exercise....

I think a dead lift is a better cycling exercise. Squats are cool. They are much more whole body, but I have not seen them as effective as a more isolated exercise.

They do not isolate the legs as...
09-09-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By Doge

Congratulations on hitting your ribs instead of...

Congratulations on hitting your ribs instead of your gut. Or maybe not. Many pros have their gut lower. Those guys have real small chests.

You can never be aero enough if you can get more...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,258
Posted By Doge

There is a lot of tension. ~140kgf is for the...

There is a lot of tension. ~140kgf is for the good stuff. That is a lot of tension to get "slack" via rim deformation. That tension would never have been used on the old higher spoke count 32...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,541
Posted By Doge

If you CAN take two surfaces and make them one...

If you CAN take two surfaces and make them one while having similar frontal area you are better off. You reduce skin drag (helps to shave your arms and/or wear aero sleeves too).
If you can't,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By Doge

Make the top of the brakes an extension of the...

Make the top of the brakes an extension of the bars, so a part of the tray you can use to have your forearms parallel to the ground with. That generally means raising the bars (unless doing pro...
07-31-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,167
Posted By Doge

Steve Hegg, Roy Knickman, Tom Resch, Kenny Adams,...

Steve Hegg, Roy Knickman, Tom Resch, Kenny Adams, Nelson Vales (if real flat), Wayne Stetina. In back, mostly John Howard.

I forgot Thurlow Rogers, and maybe even Greg Lemond in a few RR. Greg...
07-28-19, 12:24 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 34,636
Posted By Doge

San Rafael Sunset Criterium was tonight. This...

San Rafael Sunset Criterium was tonight. This was the fasted crit I've seen. 29.7 mph 20 min speed. This was after dark with lights. That was new to me too. 100+ starters and a bunch of talent. ...
07-19-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 184,150
Posted By Doge

On the BF topic I have always enjoyed hand made,...

On the BF topic I have always enjoyed hand made, customer stuff. Sometimes it is not as good as machine made, sometimes it is better. I always love it. Junior grew up on made for him FMB tubulars....
07-17-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 12,020
Posted By Doge

Masters/Rec is embarrassing. Pros is embarrassing...

Masters/Rec is embarrassing. Pros is embarrassing and kinda like stealing money when those you are taking it from those that were not doping.
07-17-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 34,636
Posted By Doge

Nice meeting you! I forgot - that was Masters...

Nice meeting you! I forgot - that was Masters States. One more race for junior, then it is MTB season. Maybe I'll see you at some of the ski slopes.
Yea, LM has no USACycling record....
07-17-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4,115
Views: 201,619
Posted By Doge

Is the oldest there and then a big space?

Is the oldest there and then a big space?
07-17-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 34,636
Posted By Doge

Junior got 3rd Sunday. Family went to pick kid up...

Junior got 3rd Sunday. Family went to pick kid up from school for summer break and his 21st birthday Fri. He and sister when Bolder (CO) "bar hopping" Sat night before.

Fortunately I think he's...
07-07-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,687
Posted By Doge

The fast races are the U23 men, junior men then...

The fast races are the U23 men, junior men then Cat 1 in that order.

U23 are 30% pros. Cat 1s are by rules are not. Juniors may be or will be,
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By Doge

Newer chains like the Shimano ones handle cross...

Newer chains like the Shimano ones handle cross chaining much better than they used to. Still good to avoid, but less of an issue than before.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,170
Posted By Doge

OP - as you are JRA - look at a Roubaix type tire...

OP - as you are JRA - look at a Roubaix type tire ~27 mm. There are some inexpensive ones ~$60 and some fancy ones at twice that. Weight will be <350g.
There are a pile of options here (and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,170
Posted By Doge

I mentioned some American designed rims for this...

I mentioned some American designed rims for this reason. I recall my ENVE and know the Mercury cx have quite a deep valley - maybe 2mm below the edges. I don't think the 25/26 (actual) tires really...
07-06-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,606
Posted By Doge

I am really enjoying Horner. I always have.

I am really enjoying Horner. I always have.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 10:39 PM
Replies: 857
Views: 81,920
Posted By Doge

This was a MTB. But coming off cx season on a cx...

This was a MTB. But coming off cx season on a cx bike with tubulars where he was into super low pressure. As that was soft ground and mud it worked.
Tubeless are a different thing. There was...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 857
Views: 81,920
Posted By Doge

It was a logistics issue. It is often that. ...

It was a logistics issue.

It is often that. Moving the right equipment to the correct place is difficult when riding in multiple areas in multiple disciplines.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 857
Views: 81,920
Posted By Doge

My guess, too low pressure, 20 psi and rock hit,...

My guess, too low pressure, 20 psi and rock hit, then tire wrapped around rim.
This was training on wheels that were supposed to be for racing. I think he just caught a rock.
This stuff happens,...
06-28-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 34,636
Posted By Doge

This officially came out today from USAC,...

This officially came out today from USAC, although I may have posted before. I can't remember.
In the small pond of collegiate cycling Club, Div II (nerd group) - USAFA won! What they won I have no...
06-28-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,684
Posted By Doge

I didn't see sleep mentioned. Especially for a...

I didn't see sleep mentioned. Especially for a college kid, kinda new to racing. Pick up more Z hours. And even if you can't sleep - chilling in bed helps.

I agree with what others mentioned. Fit,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,887
Posted By Doge

Power/speed if very related to muscle mass. The...

Power/speed if very related to muscle mass. The longer the event the harder to feed and expel waste from larger muscles. The shorter the rides the more power/speed comes from the gym and weights. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,637
Posted By Doge

I made that comment for entertainment. I...

I made that comment for entertainment.
I think Campy is better built and lasts longer.

The Shimano Dura Ace Di2 works better.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,887
Posted By Doge

You could limit this to 50 or 20 years. We are...

You could limit this to 50 or 20 years.
We are getting bigger faster stronger the last 10 years than the last 1,000. So I don't know why not debate it.
4 min miles are done by kids in HS now and...
06-24-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 34,636
Posted By Doge

Turns out it is just flipping the address before...

Turns out it is just flipping the address before the race. He did the ITT as a CO racer. IMO you only live in one state at a time and just to be cool you choose what state that is before you do the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,637
Posted By Doge

Sometimes you have to give up quality and...

Sometimes you have to give up quality and performance if you want the very best.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,887
Posted By Doge

You can see my posts in the racing forum - power...

You can see my posts in the racing forum - power meter training - on this for years. Not only might things be more entertaining, I'm seeing NOT using electronics makes many faster. Measurements...
06-21-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 34,636
Posted By Doge

U23 ITT did not work out so well. We flew in and...

U23 ITT did not work out so well. We flew in and got to hotel for bike check about 5:30PM before close @6:00 the evening before. Extensions were 1cm over. That messed with cables (too long to go...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 857
Views: 81,920
Posted By Doge

I'm so embarrassed. I just read the titles. I...

I'm so embarrassed. I just read the titles. I guess I won't delete my posts. Its not like threads don't go off track on purpose sometimes.
06-13-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9,301
Views: 3,581,568
Posted By Doge

I understand that part!

I understand that part!
06-13-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,802
Posted By Doge

Find the races. Go to the races. Meet people. ...

Find the races. Go to the races. Meet people.
See what your college offers. Lots of colleges have spare/trial bikes. Not great, but OK - sometimes. I was involved getting those going at my...
06-11-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 34,636
Posted By Doge

Absolutely. He IS training. Just not so much on...

Absolutely. He IS training. Just not so much on the bike. The weight routine has got 100% of his attention as does the other aerobic stuff.
There is politics (like everywhere here). Colonial sees...
06-09-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 34,636
Posted By Doge

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Junior won CO Cat 1 State (crit, I think). I didn't know he was...
06-02-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,073
Posted By Doge

Not everyday someone from the USA wins a GT...

Not everyday someone from the USA wins a GT stage. Congrats to Chad Haga.

Age ~31 got 2nd in USA Pro ITT last year.
05-27-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4,115
Views: 201,619
Posted By Doge

He still rides. ...

He still rides.
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05-25-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,519
Posted By Doge

I agree CA AB-467 (from memory) may have the end...

I agree CA AB-467 (from memory) may have the end result you prefer for all but pros. It may just have an open Fondo like class where everyone is welcome. I have advocated for that. The only division...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,557
Posted By Doge

I bought a nice tandem with front and rear discs....

I bought a nice tandem with front and rear discs. I immediately got rid of those. I mean we were only 360#. I put a hybrid hydro on the rear. The hydro is great for drag, but will not stop nearly as...
05-22-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,253
Posted By Doge

If you like numbers this is a great site for...

If you like numbers this is a great site for stats. https://www.procyclingstats.com/rider.php?id=194619
Compare riders year to year etc. One thing is clear when looking at those of lower ages is...
05-01-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4,115
Views: 201,619
Posted By Doge

I just finished a long conversation (in COS over...

I just finished a long conversation (in COS over beer) with a person from USAC that affects every member. We discussed philosophies, drugs, junior gears, doping, women's racing and categories and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-16, 02:49 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,797
Posted By Doge

I still have several square taper - loose bearing...

I still have several square taper - loose bearing BBs. I have a Ti Super Record from 1980.
They are not as nice as what you can get. Sure - off the shelf adapters, and press things are gross. ...
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