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Posted By nlaughton

Sure enough, Dale has a co-ed Madison as an...

Sure enough, Dale has a co-ed Madison as an exhibition event at Madison nationals next month (you have to open the schedule attachment to see it).
https://lexusvelodrome.com/nationals
10-15-21, 01:30 PM
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Posted By revchuck

Just a drive-by progress report... My doctor...

Just a drive-by progress report...

My doctor approved a three-month "medication holiday" from all chemo meds. Fitness-wise, I'm (re-)starting from ground zero. According to WKO, my mFTP is 169;...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-21, 03:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,575
Posted By znomit

Nope, not with that derailleur.

Nope, not with that derailleur.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,125
Posted By rsbob

Might be time for a bit of manscaping. Since I...

Might be time for a bit of manscaping. Since I have never seen this phenomenon before, can’t say if the shorts are too worn or not.
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Views: 450
Posted By bicievino

I don't have any specific recommendations with...

I don't have any specific recommendations with regards to the BMC.
When it comes to matching your road bike's reach/stack, though, I'll offer two things that may be helpful. For general mass-start...
09-25-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 570
Posted By alcjphil

I would be reluctant to buy a 25 year old full...

I would be reluctant to buy a 25 year old full suspension mountain bike. Suspensions require maintenance and you would have no idea how well it was taken care of or how it was used. However, at $100...
09-25-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 570
Posted By denaffen

Personally Id want the Trek. I imagine the giant...

Personally Id want the Trek. I imagine the giant suspension is worn out, and the trek is surely much lighter
09-25-21, 09:09 AM
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Posted By cxwrench

Those bikes are so old it just doesn't matter.

Those bikes are so old it just doesn't matter.
09-22-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,612
Posted By shelbyfv

Dishwasher

Dishwasher
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Posted By bicievino

Guilty as charged.

Guilty as charged.
09-21-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,500
Posted By 70sSanO

No. I’ll give it away to someone who can use it....

No. I’ll give it away to someone who can use it. A bike co-op is a good place.

John
09-21-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 13,661
Posted By rivers

I had my first ever crit race over the weekend...

I had my first ever crit race over the weekend (thank you to those who commented on my tips thread), and it went pretty well all things considered. It was a small field (20 riders), so was an...
09-20-21, 12:26 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Just look at the Join Dates from the last 10+...

Just look at the Join Dates from the last 10+ posts... We're all lifers from the mid 2000's.

At 34 (almost 35) I'm one of the younger posters in the 33 and will soon be able to say that I've been...
09-20-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6,583
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Posted By gsteinb

Pretty much no one is here any more! That you met...

Pretty much no one is here any more! That you met them is merely anecdotal. We're old. It's a bulletin board.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-21, 11:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,233
Posted By rsbob

If you are over 50, it is more than likely one of...

If you are over 50, it is more than likely one of your knees. ;)
09-17-21, 06:53 AM
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Posted By carpediemracing

Thanks. I still owe you a dinner. I'm...

Thanks.

I still owe you a dinner.

I'm really psyched that you sponsor Camie. She's been ripping up the track.
09-17-21, 06:01 AM
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Posted By carpediemracing

Ha! I was looking at the splits etc last...

Ha!

I was looking at the splits etc last night. You had the fumble on the first lap? So you had a phenomenal time, all considering.

As far as BF goes, I think I had my pause for a few years. I...
09-16-21, 03:36 PM
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Posted By gsteinb

and I mean, yeah, we've met

and I mean, yeah, we've met
09-16-21, 02:26 PM
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Posted By TMonk

hey, I still post!!!

hey, I still post!!!
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Posted By brian44

Got the new rig out at the end of the season for...

Got the new rig out at the end of the season for some efforts (Rock Hill, SC). I was at least able to get some baseline efforts/times to focus on improving over the off-season in spite of itching...
09-14-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,244
Posted By Ironfish653

Having had both vehicles, I'd actually give the...

Having had both vehicles, I'd actually give the nod to the Element. The Flex is a big, big car, but it's primary mission is as a three-row people hauler. With the rear seats folded, it's pretty...
09-14-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 6,175
Posted By MinnMan

I pump up the tires before *most* rides, but not...

I pump up the tires before *most* rides, but not all.

Depends on the ride, the bike, the time since.I last rode it, etc.

Lots of experience indicates that if I rode the bike yesterday and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 686
Posted By Elvo

https://www.bikegeo.net/

https://www.bikegeo.net/
09-12-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,244
Posted By jaxgtr

This is most vehicles these day how they sandwich...

This is most vehicles these day how they sandwich it all in
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,154
Posted By Steve B.

Specialized had a contract with Mikes Bikes. ...

Specialized had a contract with Mikes Bikes. Mikes Bikes is essentially no longer. They don't have a contract with XX company, so how is this unexpected ?
09-06-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,647
Posted By 79pmooney

Wheelsmith spokes. I'd browse the Phil Wood...

Wheelsmith spokes. I'd browse the Phil Wood website to see if anything new has been added. Run fix gear. The excellent EuroAsian cogs are made in USA (despite the name!).
09-03-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 13,661
Posted By mattm

Still running Terun Elite yeah, and Ill have...

Still running Terun Elite yeah, and Ill have yall know weve beaten Mikes a few times this year already!

I did a ton of solo training last year but generally still training the same, just...
09-03-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,019
Posted By wktmeow

Never went away for me, all part of the ritual now

Never went away for me, all part of the ritual now
09-03-21, 05:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By rubiksoval

You don't. You leave it to the racers. They put...

You don't. You leave it to the racers. They put their wheels in and they're responsible for knowing where the wheels are to get them out.

It's simply impossible for you to keep track of a truck...
09-02-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6,583
Views: 425,129
Posted By himespau

Yeah, I should have just said screw it and paid...

Yeah, I should have just said screw it and paid extra for the 4 stroke, but I'd been planning on buying a chainsaw and other stuff that would need the mixed gas (have an old rototiller that I haven't...
09-02-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6,583
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Posted By Flatballer

I already have a 2 stroke blower and weed...

I already have a 2 stroke blower and weed whacker, so the saw doesn't bother me. I also have it written on the cans which are mixed and the ratio, but my wife doesn't do the yard work so it's fine.
...
09-01-21, 04:50 PM
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Posted By Psimet2001

We switch our Tuesday night road hammerfest ride...

We switch our Tuesday night road hammerfest ride to a night path ride. We have enough path system in the area it ends up being about 34 miles on mixed materials (pavement, gravel, dirt). We make the...
08-31-21, 01:49 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 13,661
Posted By mattm

Been a great season so far; the outline of my...

Been a great season so far; the outline of my 2021 story

did Elite Nationals in FL back in June - goal was to survive and learn a thing or two; got top 20 in both races (RR & crit)

RR was 105...
08-28-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 689
Posted By Metieval

The bike in question. I'm ball parking its age ...

The bike in question. I'm ball parking its age 2002-2006

Final answer, uhh for now lol
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Posted By 1incpa

Carpediem- Are you talking about coming down this...

Carpediem- Are you talking about coming down this week for regular Sat and Tue night racing? If so, I can answer your questions.

Yes, there is a "load in" time on the schedule. That's when they...
08-19-21, 03:12 AM
Replies: 6,583
Views: 425,129
Posted By gsteinb

Jeepers. Ashton Lambie went under 4:00 minutes...

Jeepers. Ashton Lambie went under 4:00 minutes for the Individual Pursuit. That should kick start that as the old-legit event that has a resurgence.
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Posted By Morelock

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/240x320/lambie_4e6d66aba57bf0ac59dff16e95a892e21914c6cc.png
Pretty flippin impressive
08-17-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6,583
Views: 425,129
Posted By gsteinb

I've committed to quitting the sport before going...

I've committed to quitting the sport before going into any major upgrades
Replies: 46
Views: 2,361
Posted By brawlo

Well he beat thyroid cancer and then after coming...

Well he beat thyroid cancer and then after coming back from that, he had a massive calf tear at the start of last year. I think he did well to be even at the Olympics let alone making it to the...
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Views: 665,696
Posted By bicievino

Note that the schedule has changed from what was...

Note that the schedule has changed from what was originally up on BikeReg.
Replies: 46
Views: 2,361
Posted By brawlo

No way! In fact I'd go the opposite. It would be...

No way! In fact I'd go the opposite. It would be great to see the UCI loosen the reigns a bit and make the Olympics kind of like the F1 of cycling.

But fast is fast, so in standardising equipment,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,257
Posted By big john

To me, some of the scariest parts of a ride are...

To me, some of the scariest parts of a ride are when crossing on-ramps to freeways. The worst are the ones that take drivers onto the on-ramp at speed like an off-ramp from the secondary road. It...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By Fastfwd01

Well, not that anyone seems to care about this...

Well, not that anyone seems to care about this topic, but I decided to put cleats on the shoes and ride with them. I can't imagine them fitting much better. I'm sure the heel could be a tighter fit,...
Replies: 46
Views: 2,361
Posted By Baby Puke

Indeed! Men's sprint qualifying NOBODY was out of...

Indeed! Men's sprint qualifying NOBODY was out of the 9 second range, stunning. Dutch on a rampage so far.Men's pursuit final- holy ****. And WR's dropping everywhere, and I was not expecting Izu to...
08-04-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16,618
Views: 1,052,344
Posted By Hermes

It is a track frame and the nomenclature is odd....

It is a track frame and the nomenclature is odd. My wife has two of them (identical) - one for SD and the other for Carson. A couple of weeks ago one of my wife’s racing friends was at SDV with her...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-21, 01:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By Badger6

You know some people ride on gravel,...

You know some people ride on gravel, intentionally, right? Agree with the others, the wear will be unnoticeable, so long as you keep your drivetrain maintained (clean and properly lube it regularly)....
08-01-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 13,661
Posted By tobukog

I'm not sure what they were telling you, but I've...

I'm not sure what they were telling you, but I've never heard this rule in a miss and out. A half lap up should be a half lap up. A hard attack in a miss and out almost never works because the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,143
Posted By Broctoon

Wait, 300 quid for a really nice seven year old...

Wait, 300 quid for a really nice seven year old Cannondale? Why did you not already grab it before he changes his mind? 2014 is not old. I mean, it is for something like an iPhone, or a fruit fly. If...
07-30-21, 11:43 AM
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Views: 425,129
Posted By wktmeow

ftfy

ftfy
07-29-21, 02:29 AM
Replies: 16,618
Views: 1,052,344
Posted By ntnyln

Easier said than done but get everything working...

Easier said than done but get everything working first and the power will follow.
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