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08-25-15, 07:56 AM
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Posted By AlexTaylor

Been out of the game for a while but started...

Been out of the game for a while but started TTing in some open events this year. Managed a couple of half decent times. 55.42 for a 25 miler (came 9th / 50) and on Sunday did a 20:58 for a 10, (11th...
05-09-15, 09:14 AM
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Posted By AlexTaylor

Blowing out of my Ar$e at the top of a short...

Blowing out of my Ar$e at the top of a short climb in an Open 10 mile TT.

http://i101.photobucket.com/albums/m77/alextaylor3747/Bikes/Napd1_zpsnhok3qis.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-15, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By AlexTaylor

Love it or hate it. It's impressive! A Long...

Love it or hate it. It's impressive!

A Long Time Coming................... - Gallery - Timetrialling Forum (http://www.timetriallingforum.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=97267#entry1342624)
03-09-15, 06:35 AM
Replies: 18,950
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Posted By AlexTaylor

A classic corvette ran over his foot. Been...

A classic corvette ran over his foot.

Been out of the game for quite a while but this year hoping to do some good time trialling.

Last year I spent building base fitness, I have some targets,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-15, 08:22 PM
Replies: 26,478
Views: 16,203,113
Posted By AlexTaylor

Heh, yeah! Although I do love my Colnago with...

Heh, yeah! Although I do love my Colnago with Super Record the most...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-15, 06:58 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 16,109
Posted By AlexTaylor

Chris Boardman. On a hybrid Boardman... ...

Chris Boardman. On a hybrid Boardman...

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2014/11/03/1415022923723_wps_31_BBC_grabs_3_11_2014_Olymp.jpg

Graeme Obree.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-15, 05:50 AM
Replies: 26,478
Views: 16,203,113
Posted By AlexTaylor

A couple of my current bikes, First is my...

A couple of my current bikes,

First is my Time Trial bike, with these wheels it will be used on the longer hilly Time Trials we have in England in March/April. For the flatter 10, 25 and 50s the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-14, 12:25 PM
Replies: 26,478
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Posted By AlexTaylor

Built this up on a budget, finally making my...

Built this up on a budget, finally making my return to time trialling 3 years after breaking my back.
Mainly sourced on ebay/classifieds with brand new groupset. Cost me under 1000 (under $1700) -...
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Views: 947
Posted By AlexTaylor

Vic Williams

So so sad :(

Accident in Colorado velodrome ends in fatality - VeloNews.com (http://velonews.competitor.com/2014/06/news/accident-colorado-velodrome-ends-fatality_331475#vrm1LSDBEA0Iuvfq.99)
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Views: 205,671
Posted By AlexTaylor

Stem is now at the top of the stack ...

Stem is now at the top of the stack

http://i101.photobucket.com/albums/m77/alextaylor3747/Bikes/B0BE2BF9-69CC-48D2-B086-D7CCC0A6C96E_zpsz8dngvxf.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-14, 01:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,857
Posted By AlexTaylor

Yet I own a Colnago Extreme Power with Super...

Yet I own a Colnago Extreme Power with Super Record and ride that for pleasure. I race on a Ribble Audax/Winter bike with Athena.

Don't race what you can't replace... :)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-14, 09:42 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,597,074
Posted By AlexTaylor

Thomson, not Easton ;)

Thomson, not Easton ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-14, 06:25 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,597,074
Posted By AlexTaylor

I'll try a proper shot with the stem slammed...

I'll try a proper shot with the stem slammed soon. I broke my back and shoulder in a race 3 yrs ago so this is as low as I can ride!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-14, 12:40 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,597,074
Posted By AlexTaylor

Agree, I'm going to ditch the coloured tape (the...

Agree, I'm going to ditch the coloured tape (the other side is red!, the green has faded a lot.) Just going to go black. Then I can post another pic ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-14, 06:42 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,597,074
Posted By AlexTaylor

Cheers, It's an Extreme Power. Whhels are...

Cheers,

It's an Extreme Power. Whhels are custom built for me by www.wheelsmith.co.uk (http://www.wheelsmith.co.uk) PMP Hubs, Gigantex Rims and CX Ray spokes. They are fantastic!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-14, 06:26 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,597,074
Posted By AlexTaylor

Am I allowed a repost? New, slightly lowered...

Am I allowed a repost? New, slightly lowered stem...

http://i101.photobucket.com/albums/m77/alextaylor3747/Bikes/28DA5162-4287-4422-A335-059A61AECAA9_zpscr4j4zbm.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-14, 06:08 AM
Replies: 26,478
Views: 16,203,113
Posted By AlexTaylor

Love that custom Pink Bike :D Went out for a...

Love that custom Pink Bike :D

Went out for a spin a couple of days ago to check out a new shop in the nearest town. The owner liked my bioke and took this pic for his twitter feed. First time I've...
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Views: 24,443
Posted By AlexTaylor

Woo hooooo!! :thumb:

Woo hooooo!! :thumb:
Replies: 524
Views: 29,367
Posted By AlexTaylor

Hoy was at my local track trying the bike out...

Hoy was at my local track trying the bike out before it was released with two coaches from the track. He was absolutely giving it full gas. He said to them he wouldn't sell it if it wasn't up to his...
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Views: 29,367
Posted By AlexTaylor

Oof! I thought you just meant a comedy fall! Glad...

Oof! I thought you just meant a comedy fall! Glad you're not too bad.
Replies: 524
Views: 29,367
Posted By AlexTaylor

If only someone was filming... :roflmao2:

If only someone was filming... :roflmao2:
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Views: 29,367
Posted By AlexTaylor

Sunday last was my track accreditation at...

Sunday last was my track accreditation at Manchester Velodrome, got to ride my new Dolan Forza in anger and it was a flying machine! I can now go to all the structured quality training (SQT)...
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Views: 205,671
Posted By AlexTaylor

Hi, took it to manchester velodrome for a...

Hi,
took it to manchester velodrome for a shakedown yesterday, absolutely fantastic! Yet to get some aerobars to try on the road. Handling was sublime, including some evasive manouevres at 33mph...
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Views: 779
Posted By AlexTaylor

:(

:(
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Views: 779
Posted By AlexTaylor

SA Rider Jeanne Nell dies at meet

Woke up to find out that Jeanne Nell, the South African Team Sprint and Keirin champ, died on the track last night, no news yet of what happened.
Tragic and always a stark reminder to seize the day.
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Views: 29,367
Posted By AlexTaylor

Going for physiological testing tomorrow (VO2 max...

Going for physiological testing tomorrow (VO2 max etc). I know I have a bad VO2 but it's the training zones you get from the test that are gold. I have a LOT of work to do, My last FTP test I was 70w...
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Views: 29,367
Posted By AlexTaylor

Stronglifts 5x5 and Tom Danielson core this...

Stronglifts 5x5 and Tom Danielson core this morning.
ny back/shoulders are really coming on. Getting along less pain and glutes are starting to fire.
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Views: 29,367
Posted By AlexTaylor

:thumb:

:thumb:
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Posted By AlexTaylor

Heh! Ditto.

Heh! Ditto.
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Posted By AlexTaylor

Love the look of the DF4, especially that one! I...

Love the look of the DF4, especially that one! I wanted one but was more than twice the price of the Forza!
Replies: 524
Views: 29,367
Posted By AlexTaylor

Or possibly tired from that BIG PB last week? ...

Or possibly tired from that BIG PB last week?

I'm about half way through the tour of sufferlandria on the turbo. Lifted today too, except I'm building weight up slowly, only at 42.5kg on the...
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By AlexTaylor

I have to do so much of my training on the turbo,...

I have to do so much of my training on the turbo, to me they are invaluable at not just measuring effort and improvement, but also keeping the sessions interesting, particularly couple with...
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Views: 205,671
Posted By AlexTaylor

I've not ridden it on the track yet, just a quick...

I've not ridden it on the track yet, just a quick bimble outside the Dolan warehouse. I have had the fork drilled to see if I can use it as a fixed time trial bike. I'll try and get to the velodrome...
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Views: 29,367
Posted By AlexTaylor

Day 3 if the TrainerRoad/Sufferfest Tour of...

Day 3 if the TrainerRoad/Sufferfest Tour of Sufferlandria. Legs already battered from the first two days and today's workout is my nemesis - 1 min on (150% FTP) 1 min off...
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Views: 205,671
Posted By AlexTaylor

Got it! Just been to Dolan and picked it up....

Got it! Just been to Dolan and picked it up. Soooo pleased. Will probably need to put a flipped 130 stem on but we'll see. It's got a 49t Sugino SG chainring on at the moment it picked up a 50 zen...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,270
Posted By AlexTaylor

Great shots! Germaine Burton has a big...

Great shots!

Germaine Burton has a big future ahead of him. At 16 he won one of the biggest hill climbs in the uk, beating some VERY good specialist climbers.
Replies: 281
Views: 24,443
Posted By AlexTaylor

Cheers for that vid Carleton! so in my next...

Cheers for that vid Carleton!

so in my next f200 i approach the finish line in a J curve and end up on my back? :D
Replies: 31
Views: 4,052
Posted By AlexTaylor

My (old) club changed to champ systems last...

My (old) club changed to champ systems last couple of years and they were all raving about the skinsuits.
Replies: 524
Views: 29,367
Posted By AlexTaylor

I am currently clue less as to what I am doing...

I am currently clue less as to what I am doing training wise.
This will be my first season.
Currently doing 5x5 Stronglifts, A few turbo sessions a week and get out for an easy road ride when I...
Replies: 863
Views: 205,671
Posted By AlexTaylor

Just had the call from Dolan, it's ready! :D ...

Just had the call from Dolan, it's ready! :D

Can't pick it up until Wednesday next week though due to work :(
Replies: 863
Views: 205,671
Posted By AlexTaylor

I've heard a few people say that the Forza is...

I've heard a few people say that the Forza is plenty stiff enough for the sprints. In fact there are a few sprinters have them and they are on special offer at Dolan so it was rude not to...

I'll...
Replies: 863
Views: 205,671
Posted By AlexTaylor

Cool! I ordered one of those a week or so ago. I...

Cool! I ordered one of those a week or so ago. I live 35 minutes away from Dolan so I went in person and will be going to collect it when it's ready and Mr Dolan will make sure it fits :thumb:
Replies: 863
Views: 205,671
Posted By AlexTaylor

Same here, which isn't best ever as I hardly have...

Same here, which isn't best ever as I hardly have any money...
Replies: 863
Views: 205,671
Posted By AlexTaylor

Oof! Nice selection!

Oof! Nice selection!
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Views: 104,830
Posted By AlexTaylor

Apologies! SQT is Structured Quality Training....

Apologies! SQT is Structured Quality Training. They have all sorts of properly structured sessions at the tracks here in GB that are coached by British cycling covering all disciplines including...
Replies: 1,005
Views: 104,830
Posted By AlexTaylor

Hi, I'm new to this track sprinting lark (well,...

Hi,
I'm new to this track sprinting lark (well, track in general) and was told following a few SQT sessions by the coaches (one ex GB rider, one Masters WC) that I had a 'good turn of speed' and...
Replies: 281
Views: 24,443
Posted By AlexTaylor

Hi! New to this track racing lark, just...

Hi!

New to this track racing lark, just started with some SQTs last year at my local outdoor velodrome. Did a 13.2 f200 on a rickety hire bike with 84" gear. According to the spreadsheet I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-13, 01:37 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,597,074
Posted By AlexTaylor

I think that Parlee is probably one of those...

I think that Parlee is probably one of those bikes that photos don't do any justice.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-13, 09:39 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,597,074
Posted By AlexTaylor

This is from another forum, I absolutely love it!

This is from another forum, I absolutely love it!
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