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Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 535
Posted By _ForceD_

Ive been to both, but unfortunately neither for...

Ive been to both, but unfortunately neither for cycling. During my Navy career, my ships stopped at Mallorca on a few occasions. And, I lived in southern Spain but never took the opportunity to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 535
Posted By AlgarveCycling

Some GCN Racing videos from the Volta ao Algarve...

Some GCN Racing videos from the Volta ao Algarve - gives an idea of some of our local roads.

One shows how Remco got his statue at our highest point, Foia.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 535
Posted By AlgarveCycling

October is usually a very nice time of the year;...

October is usually a very nice time of the year; the heat from August will have gone and out on the road it will be comfortable for longer rides. Lagos is a great choice for a short stay too.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 535
Posted By Hermes

I would definitely pack your fast legs for...

I would definitely pack your fast legs for Mallorca and Algarve.:D I really like the idea of riding with AlgarveCycling coach as a tour guide. That would be amazing.

Here are a couple of pics from...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-22, 06:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 535
Posted By MinnMan

In 2020 (just before the pandemic), I rented a...

In 2020 (just before the pandemic), I rented a bike from NANO Bicycles in Mallorca
https://www.nanobicycles.com/

I'm sure there are lots of other options, as Mallorca is a huge cycling holiday...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,616
Posted By ksryder

I'm not sure what I love more -- the fact that OP...

I'm not sure what I love more -- the fact that OP came back after 18 years to update us that the frame had a crack, that someone took the opportunity to call someone else out on their claim from 18...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,818
Posted By seypat

Good to hear you're riding again. Look up...

Good to hear you're riding again. Look up Myocarditis among college athletes post Covid. It's more common than you think.

Was that upper and lower Riverside and Cherokee/Old Gun as well? Nice! The...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 356,542
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I feel you on the second bike thing, but I...

Yeah, I feel you on the second bike thing, but I would definitely give some disc bikes a test ride. "Good enough" has never stopped me from preferring "way better," and then it opens things up...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-21, 01:30 AM
Replies: 2,915
Views: 554,790
Posted By ZHVelo

That is a gorgeous sunrise!

That is a gorgeous sunrise!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,818
Posted By seypat

Good to hear. That's an interesting article with...

Good to hear. That's an interesting article with some good info.

My wife works in the blood bank of one of the area hospitals. With what they're seeing, she fully expects all of the RVA area...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,818
Posted By popeye

Soo sorry to hear this Dan, best wishes for a...

Soo sorry to hear this Dan, best wishes for a speedy recovery. Please keep us updated.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 381,420
Posted By Bah Humbug

Rough and serious day in Addiction. Hang in...

Rough and serious day in Addiction. Hang in there all.

:hug:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 381,420
Posted By badger1

I hope so too! My symptoms (and initial response)...

I hope so too! My symptoms (and initial response) were somewhat similar: woken up around 3 a.m. by what felt, quite literally, as though someone had stuck a knife in my right calf and was twisting it...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 381,420
Posted By MoAlpha

Oh, Dan! You poor bastard. DVT is a definite...

Oh, Dan! You poor bastard. DVT is a definite thing in COVID-19! datlas is the man to answer your question, but my guess is exercise is out and heat and elevation are in until flow is restored and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,818
Posted By Mojo31

I don't know the answer to that. Hope you...

I don't know the answer to that.

Hope you continue to recover to your old self.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,818
Posted By WhyFi

Fify. :innocent:

Fify. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,818
Posted By seypat

I guess once you get outside, you'll have to...

I guess once you get outside, you'll have to avoid rides downtown and around Libby Hill. I did the MCM virtually Saturday. Ran it on the course for the Richmond this year that starts at Dorey Park...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,818
Posted By WhyFi

It obviously hits different people differently;...

It obviously hits different people differently; I've ridden with the OP and he's certainly fit.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,818
Posted By seypat

Dan, One of the MTT coaches tested positive...

Dan,

One of the MTT coaches tested positive the second week of August. She said she had the sniffles for a week. She sat her 2 weeks and started back up. She tired easily on the weekly runs for 3...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,818
Posted By billridesbikes

It might just be taking a long time to fully...

It might just be taking a long time to fully recover. I think a finger tip blood ox sensor is pretty cheap and might be a good investment. 97 is a good normal number, but maybe something is happening...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,016
Posted By Cypress

If $75 (not $100) is the deal breaker, maybe...

If $75 (not $100) is the deal breaker, maybe someone shouldn't be spending $900 in disposable income. Additionally, you'd have to spend $1050 for the comparable Specialized.

But it sounds like...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 14,185
Posted By Seattle Forrest

If you have Di2 you don't have to counter steer.

If you have Di2 you don't have to counter steer.
02-26-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,798
Posted By Thomas15

Hi Dan, I'm using a Kinetic Road machine...

Hi Dan,

I'm using a Kinetic Road machine with InRide 3. I call this a semi-smart trainer. I use an inexpensive cadence monitor an a heart rate monitor. My bike has a trainer tire and I have the...
02-25-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,798
Posted By Thomas15

Cypress you have done a much better job than me...

Cypress you have done a much better job than me in verbalizing the rational behind the subject. Good job.



This is my first year indoor training, actually have been away from cycling for years...
02-24-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,798
Posted By Cypress

Didn't read the whole thread, so this may or may...

Didn't read the whole thread, so this may or may not be on topic.

These are my thoughts and experiences on this controversial (for some reason) topic. It's probably also pertinent to know that I'm...
02-14-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,798
Posted By Thomas15

This is a very interesting thread. I don't quite...

This is a very interesting thread. I don't quite understand some of the negativity with respect to supposed artificial delusions of grandeur that Zwift might cause. I personally accept that my speed...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,594
Posted By OldTryGuy

Location SW FL so flat + wind Longest --...

Location SW FL so flat + wind

Longest -- 2017 Bike Sebring at age 66.5, 20 hours rode 307 miles some drafting, 2018 Bike Sebring solo 266 miles, last year's 69th birthday ride 201 solo miles
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-20, 01:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,294
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

I thought this was funny on one of our rides....

I thought this was funny on one of our rides. Female 5 ft tall, and male 6'6.

I told the dude to take a pic with her bike just to show the size difference.

Yes, he is 6'6 and I "TOLD" him to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,782
Posted By Cypress

I've talked with several promoters about this, as...

I've talked with several promoters about this, as it happens in CO, MT, WA, and OR as well. They all say the same thing: "Nobody shows up for summer races. They are already burnt out, taking a break...
01-13-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,798
Posted By WalksOn2Wheels

Regarding your post about height doping many...

Regarding your post about height doping many pages back, it would be hilarious to get an update where height and weight changed your avatar's appearance to get real world BMI representations. Imagine...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,900
Posted By Metallifan33

First Ride Outside the Neighborhood

This will bore some of you experienced riders, (and I know there are specific threads for ride experiences) but I thought I'd share the experience of my first ride outside my neighborhood.
Quick...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2,915
Views: 554,790
Posted By ultrarider7

Hadsel Area, Lofoten, Norway

Hadsel Church is a parish church of the Church of Norway in Hadsel Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. It is located in the village of Hadsel, just east of the town of Stokmarknes on the island...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2,915
Views: 554,790
Posted By ultrarider7

Hadsel Area, Lofoten, Norway

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/46855449495_144a7ffef0_k_98d4987dbd3ee9e18c56422e6b96cc8f003a31ac.jpg
01-07-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,798
Posted By Psimet2001

I've seen people refer to it a lot for racing....

I've seen people refer to it a lot for racing. I'm sure it's very bike nerd-erific. Any sort of intense analysis is fun to look at. Considering it's analysis of online riding for the purposes of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-20, 12:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By bpcyclist

My take. It'll steal your breath--in more ways...

My take. It'll steal your breath--in more ways than one. Try to do it on a clear day, if at all possible . Sometimes they are kind of up in the clouds up that way and you will miss some of the whole...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,332
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Need a faster group of friends, that's all. Not...

Need a faster group of friends, that's all. Not everyone ages the same. Try some folks 15 years younger. That works.
12-20-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,798
Posted By seypat

In Chesterfield, they don't administer the tests...

In Chesterfield, they don't administer the tests and identify the kids till 2nd grade. I don't know about Henrico. You can get the specifics through the links. They enter the program starting in the...
12-18-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,798
Posted By seypat

On a serious note, congratulations on the family...

On a serious note, congratulations on the family addition. When the times comes, I don't know if you will opt for public education or private. If public, Chesterfield has the Gifted Education...
12-18-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,798
Posted By seypat

I'm going all out. I got her the latest iphone...

I'm going all out. I got her the latest iphone for the vlogging. I'm building an addition onto the house that will be the Peloton studio. The outer wall will be all glass. Wooden floor with a raised...
12-18-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,798
Posted By Psimet2001

I have been putting it into camera 3 view and...

I have been putting it into camera 3 view and every time I slowly pass someone I get this graphics/object glitch where my viewpoint goes into the other rider's head and I see their avatars face from...
12-17-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,798
Posted By OBoile

Drafting matters. But, because cyclist avatars...

Drafting matters. But, because cyclist avatars don't really take up space, you don't see fights for position and you can just drift directly backwards in the pack so there's no real set rotation or...
12-17-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,798
Posted By atwl77

If the UCI can govern cycle-ball, I don't think...

If the UCI can govern cycle-ball, I don't think it's a stretch to ask them to govern Zwift (or e-racing in general) as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,773
Posted By jamesdak

That would have to be my ride on July 23rd. I...

That would have to be my ride on July 23rd. I took out five of my Lemond bikes for a 6 mile lap for a total of 30 miles. Anyone who knows Lemond will understand what this day was all about and why...
12-16-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,798
Posted By datlas

Agree 100% Plus, it's easier to do a bidon...

Agree 100%

Plus, it's easier to do a bidon flip while zwifting compared to racing. :innocent:
12-16-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,798
Posted By himespau

Yeah, but the UCI sees it as a potential new...

Yeah, but the UCI sees it as a potential new revenue stream related to bicycles and bicycle shaped objects. Somebody is going to regulate it (and take the money for regulating it), why should they...
12-15-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,798
Posted By mstateglfr

I agree with a lot of this- that zwift does a...

I agree with a lot of this- that zwift does a good job of making a mind numbing activity fun. And agree that its absurd to have someone use zwift numbers as a base for ability on the road.
...
12-14-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,798
Posted By esarhaddon

Why shouldn't Zwift try to legitimize e-racing....

Why shouldn't Zwift try to legitimize e-racing. It is different enough to actual bike racing to be its own thing. Also, why shouldn't the UCI be interested in e-sport racing? I do not understand. Do...
12-14-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,798
Posted By GreenAnvil

Were not trying to compete with riding outside....

Were not trying to compete with riding outside. Were trying to compete with not riding. - Eric Minn

From here: https://www.outsideonline.com/2393635/zwift-virtual-training

Not everyone is...
12-13-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,798
Posted By atwl77

Reading your post reminds me of why I use both...

Reading your post reminds me of why I use both The Sufferfest and Zwift, but for different purposes.

Structured training isn't just hard, it's boring. It's why people try to entertain themselves...
12-13-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,798
Posted By caloso

Agree. Most of the racers I know who use Zwift...

Agree. Most of the racers I know who use Zwift are doing interval sets, whether it's a canned workout or custom. I imported a bunch of workouts from Training Peaks. Heck, now that I think about...
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