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Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,952
Posted By roadwarrior

I used to ride for a paycheck with a resting of...

I used to ride for a paycheck with a resting of 38 and a top of 220. Many years ago.

About 5 years ago I suddenly started having issues with heart rate. It simply would not go above 100. Saw a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,058
Posted By roadwarrior

The "holier than thou" folks have little clue...

The "holier than thou" folks have little clue what goes on when people are paid for sport.
Good post.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,058
Posted By roadwarrior

He's not mad at the world. He's doing quite...

He's not mad at the world. He's doing quite well, and his podcast biz is really good. WEDU is also doing well.

He's coming to grips with what he did...most of which he can never fix.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,058
Posted By roadwarrior

He said Ullrich was the only guy that got him up...

He said Ullrich was the only guy that got him up in the morning. He feared Ullrich.

Terry Armstrong claimed he was the reason Lance was the champion he was. I about fell off the couch. I did...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,058
Posted By roadwarrior

Single mom, no discipline. I know about 10 guys...

Single mom, no discipline. I know about 10 guys exactly like that. No parenting, no limits...anyone criticized him, no matter what it was, mom took his side. Nothing he did was wrong.

There are...
07-06-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,043
Posted By roadwarrior

Not been around here for a while. Dygert is...

Not been around here for a while.

Dygert is up to 10 world titles.

She will race team pursuit and road next summer in Tokyo. Too bad there is no individual pursuit at the Olympics.

And she...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,128
Posted By roadwarrior

I just ride my cross bike. Marketing

I just ride my cross bike.

Marketing
02-25-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,924
Posted By roadwarrior

Oh...Coronavirus. The handful of guys I used to...

Oh...Coronavirus. The handful of guys I used to race with were "huh?"
02-25-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,924
Posted By roadwarrior

What am I missing? Former Euro teammates...

What am I missing?

Former Euro teammates have no clue on this.

Thanks.
02-21-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,325
Posted By roadwarrior

Haven't been on here for a while...is water...

Haven't been on here for a while...is water weight and the fact that it actually makes you colder.
12-23-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,325
Posted By roadwarrior

Funny how no matter the conditions, the good...

Funny how no matter the conditions, the good riders figure it out.

All the time.
11-15-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,779
Posted By roadwarrior

Well said.

Well said.
11-15-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 21,779
Posted By roadwarrior

I worked for a little while in an indoor cycling...

I worked for a little while in an indoor cycling place coaching riders. I'd ride that bike, "calibrated" and would have won the world championship time trial. LOL...my sprinting was hilarious. I'm...
10-17-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,977
Posted By roadwarrior

Yikes. First of all this was a new rule...

Yikes.

First of all this was a new rule this season. They have signs along the road to show the riders where to pitch them.

Second, most of them discard them to spectators for souvenirs.
...
10-16-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,748
Posted By roadwarrior

Riders were pulling their socks up after they...

Riders were pulling their socks up after they were measured. I was laughing...
10-11-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,748
Posted By roadwarrior

When I was racing, I was told to make an effort...

When I was racing, I was told to make an effort to get out from behind the car occasionally and you'll be good. Sitting behind it with no effort
to get out from behind and doing it for a long...
10-09-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,748
Posted By roadwarrior

Agree...if I could see it on Olympic Channel,...

Agree...if I could see it on Olympic Channel, certainly the officials could see it.
10-09-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,748
Posted By roadwarrior

Yeah...that's like ending a football game, then...

Yeah...that's like ending a football game, then coming back and changing the outcome because of a video review after the game.

But I'd say he abused the car following. But if you let him race the...
10-07-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By roadwarrior

Or try other sports. Running. Something.

Or try other sports. Running. Something.
10-07-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,043
Posted By roadwarrior

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She was a bad ass guard. Broke her nose a couple times.
10-07-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,043
Posted By roadwarrior

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10-07-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,043
Posted By roadwarrior

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This is how you waste your competition. Keep a lined trashcan nearby.
10-07-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,043
Posted By roadwarrior

Chloe Dygert Owen. Considering she starting...

Chloe Dygert Owen. Considering she starting riding in high school to get over a torn ACL from basketball....two years later is a world champion. I think she has eight at 22 years old.
Passed eight...
08-21-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,789
Posted By roadwarrior

Olympic channel starting Saturday...live. Last...

Olympic channel starting Saturday...live. Last parts of the stage but I'd rather that than paying for Gold.
08-15-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,187
Posted By roadwarrior

FS2 shows it tape delay 7pm. Two hours worth. ...

FS2 shows it tape delay 7pm. Two hours worth.

That climb to finish yesterday was interesting.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 13,716
Posted By roadwarrior

Maurten. Being used by a load of endurance...

Maurten. Being used by a load of endurance people including most of the top marathoners.

I use it...mostly the gel no water needed won't upset stomach...I have the drink too (powered in two...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,731
Posted By roadwarrior

Exactly. Having raced in all kinds of...

Exactly.

Having raced in all kinds of weather (you don't get a choice when yo are an employee), rim brakes work just fine.

It is amazing the crap pro mechanics have had to pull off to deal with...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 13,716
Posted By roadwarrior

Maurten. Most of the top distance people are...

Maurten. Most of the top distance people are using this. Drink...gel...no upset stomach. You can google it or go to The Feed for information.

I tried it on a lark...wow.

Maurten.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-18, 05:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,482
Posted By roadwarrior

Slaying the Badger Team Seven Eleven Argyle...

Slaying the Badger
Team Seven Eleven
Argyle Armada
The Belgian Hammer

Argyle is a great look at life as a pro.
Slaying the Badger...LeMond teaches Hinault a lesson in integrity.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-18, 12:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,886
Posted By roadwarrior

The early stationary trainers I used to...

The early stationary trainers I used to laughingly refer to as Flintstone trainers. You never really got any momentum and they didn't feel round. Clunky and nasty. Used wind resistance from the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-18, 08:40 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,277
Posted By roadwarrior

exactly.

exactly.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-18, 08:32 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,277
Posted By roadwarrior

Exactly. Bingo. which is how all business...

Exactly. Bingo.

which is how all business should be done.
11-25-18, 05:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,321
Posted By roadwarrior

it depends on where you live. Same with...

it depends on where you live. Same with triathlon, probably the fastest growing sport along with soccer. I talk to many parents who are looking for bikes for junior tri and bike racing.

cycling...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-18, 10:19 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,002
Posted By roadwarrior

Ask Peter Sagan if being heavier than Julian...

Ask Peter Sagan if being heavier than Julian Alaphilippe matters on climbs.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-18, 09:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,426
Posted By roadwarrior

that heel on the pedal thingy won't work here...:)

that heel on the pedal thingy won't work here...:)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-18, 09:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,836
Posted By roadwarrior

These bikes are easily worked on and tricked out...

These bikes are easily worked on and tricked out by pro tour mechanics. If something does not work or breaks it is not a problem. For the consumer, not so easy. And I told people that. Stuff...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-18, 09:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,013
Posted By roadwarrior

excellent post

excellent post
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-18, 07:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,426
Posted By roadwarrior

THat heel thing...leg straight with crank arm...

THat heel thing...leg straight with crank arm extended down the line of the seat tube not 6 o'clock. Call it 5 o'clock...but that is your max extension. Roll foot back to six o'clock and your knee...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-18, 07:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,013
Posted By roadwarrior

the entire point is you do overdo it. If you do...

the entire point is you do overdo it. If you do it right you won't get to eight for a while. Further, if you do it right you will need a recovery day when you can do aerobic training.

note all the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-18, 06:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,013
Posted By roadwarrior

or find someone who is faster than you, or a...

or find someone who is faster than you, or a group that rides at a faster speed to ride with for as long as you can. But if you do the sprint workouts you will find yourself riding with the faster...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-18, 06:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,013
Posted By roadwarrior

exactly which is why I said three times a week. ...

exactly which is why I said three times a week. Further, if you do them correctly you will not be able to do eight when you start. Which I also said. You max out and do three or four to start and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-18, 09:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,013
Posted By roadwarrior

two things...first by riding steadily at a...

two things...first by riding steadily at a certain speed you leave your type two muscle groups out., sprint training conditions them. Eventually you get faster. Riding longer miles does not do...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-18, 09:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,013
Posted By roadwarrior

exactly. I could not recall the name. Either one...

exactly. I could not recall the name. Either one I mentioned, if you feel like you'll fall off the bike you did them correctly. Anything less than that you didn't go hard enough.
a friend of mine is...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-18, 09:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,013
Posted By roadwarrior

B it is four minutes. You will get faster. ...

B

it is four minutes. You will get faster. Pain is fun. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-18, 08:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,013
Posted By roadwarrior

an acquaintance of mine did the original research...

an acquaintance of mine did the original research on this. Phil Campbell. Wrote a book entitled Sprint 8 Protocol. Contains the research and how you can maximize this.
Phil trains a boatload of...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-18, 07:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,013
Posted By roadwarrior

Crit racer...warm up. Eight...20 seconds as hard...

Crit racer...warm up. Eight...20 seconds as hard and fast as you can go. 10 second rest. Do that 20 on 10 off eight times.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-18, 05:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,013
Posted By roadwarrior

I do a bit of training of cyclists. Try this...do...

I do a bit of training of cyclists. Try this...do eight sprints of 30 seconds a piece. These all have to be at max. So figure out what gear you can max out at 120 rpm a or more. If when you get to 20...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-18, 09:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,050
Posted By roadwarrior

Just like a bike frame, what you say it...

Just like a bike frame, what you say it important. Had internet buyers come is wondering why things don't feel right...you have to know what the manufacturer is referencing in measurements.
Great...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-18, 09:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,050
Posted By roadwarrior

Yeah..silly me. Dealt with the same guys that...

Yeah..silly me. Dealt with the same guys that fit the top teams at Peugeot, Gitane, Raleigh....what would I have learned from them
I keep forgetting that you slam the bars and wonder why your back ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-18, 05:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,050
Posted By roadwarrior

I disagree. Breathing and sheer comfort also...

I disagree. Breathing and sheer comfort also come into play. Even back in my real racing days, six hours on a bike with the incorrect size...esh.

But whatever. When fitting you make suggestions...
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