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Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-12, 05:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,130
Posted By dsb137

I've seen a few carbon clincher failures up...

I've seen a few carbon clincher failures up here... The scary part is that people come up here and it's not even a consideration, they don't even think about it, until something bad happens...

If...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-12, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,176
Posted By dsb137

I like the Mille's better for longer rides... ...

I like the Mille's better for longer rides...

http://mybloodybikeblog.com/assos-mille-bibs/
06-26-12, 04:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 988
Posted By dsb137

Like I said, I'm not recommending anything... But...

Like I said, I'm not recommending anything... But for completeness, I had a blood panel done 25 May 2012 and didn't have any sort of elevated cholesterol...

Dr. Attia talks about cholesterol here...
06-26-12, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 988
Posted By dsb137

Heresy

When I finally started my weight loss/fitness program a few years back I had a BMI of 39, it was probably higher than that at some point, but there was a time that I wouldn't step on a scale for love...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-12, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By dsb137

I had a similar situation a while back... ...

I had a similar situation a while back...

The 'bike shop' didn't have a clue, and the manufacturer could only offer a 'crash replacement', they didn't have any way to tell either...

It seems...
06-21-12, 04:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By dsb137

Tom, Sadly, here's 2 more... They look...

Tom,

Sadly, here's 2 more... They look exactly like the first one just with different names...

http://shanecromerforum.org/
http://lenorekochnews.com/

What's up with these guys?

Dave
06-20-12, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By dsb137

Scraping?

This website showed up as a ping back...
Looks like it's scraping from the forums...

http://charlessaulsonnews.com/
Replies: 0
Views: 435
Posted By dsb137

Jackson County Brevet

Happened this past Sat. 16 Jun...

http://www.jacksonbrevet.com/

No, it's not a real brevet, I don't know why they called it that, it was your usual disease/t-shirt type of ride...

This is...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-12, 11:43 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,691
Posted By dsb137

Please tell me you're joking...

Please tell me you're joking...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-12, 05:25 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,691
Posted By dsb137

Minimum corner radius happens at maximum lean...

Minimum corner radius happens at maximum lean angle...
The longer you take to transition to maximum lean angle the larger the corner radius...
It probably seems more pronounced on a motorcycle...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-12, 05:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,691
Posted By dsb137

Steep, fast, and twisty are all relative... ...

Steep, fast, and twisty are all relative...

The main thing is being able to achieve a proper (for you...) entry speed and then execute a decent line through the corner...

If it all feels like...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-12, 06:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,885
Posted By dsb137

http://mybloodybikeblog.com/in-praise-of-assos/ ...

http://mybloodybikeblog.com/in-praise-of-assos/
http://mybloodybikeblog.com/assos-mille-bibs/
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-12, 05:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 865
Posted By dsb137

I have found that the durability of Assos...

I have found that the durability of Assos mitigates their cost considerably. I'm sure that other premium brands offer similar performance, but I don't have personal experience beyond the Assos...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-12, 07:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,485
Posted By dsb137

Having conducted this experiment for you......

Having conducted this experiment for you... Though not at dusk, and I assure you had I seen said pothole I would have bunny hopped it... Or tried at least... I can say with confidence that the bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-11, 08:14 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,959
Posted By dsb137

"I usually do 30-40 thousand meters of climbing...

"I usually do 30-40 thousand meters of climbing in training per month. In May, after the crash on Mount Etna and 12 days of rest, I only did 16,000, but I finished in Lombardia with a smile." ~ Ivan...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-11, 09:19 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,157
Posted By dsb137

1st... You're the newb, nothing can be your fault...

1st... You're the newb, nothing can be your fault unless you did something that someone told you not to, or didn't do something you were told to... Full stop...

2nd... A 'Group' ride is the worst...
11-26-11, 06:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,091
Posted By dsb137

You mentioned using a KK... If that's what you're...

You mentioned using a KK... If that's what you're using and you know your average speed you can use that to get your average power using the equation here -> http://www.kurtkinetic.com/powercurve.php...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-11, 04:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,275
Posted By dsb137

I'm signed up for this thing, but you guys have...

I'm signed up for this thing, but you guys have me spooked with all this talk about climbing and 30mph pacelines... :)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-11, 04:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,580
Posted By dsb137

I don't know how helpful it is, but Steve Hogg...

I don't know how helpful it is, but Steve Hogg has an article up about SMP's...
http://www.stevehoggbikefitting.com/blog/2011/09/all-about-smps/

I demo'd a Dynamic recently and was pleasantly...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-11, 08:51 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,361
Posted By dsb137

And there's the rub... Unless there is obvious,...

And there's the rub... Unless there is obvious, visually observable damage, they (the bike shop) can't make any sort of assessment... The fact that Enve stated that they (the manufacturer) couldn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-11, 06:19 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,361
Posted By dsb137

I know there are, but I'm not a doctor, nor do I...

I know there are, but I'm not a doctor, nor do I work at Boeing, so I don't have access to any greater technology than a 'tap' test without paying a bunch of money, probably more than the $250 Edge...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-11, 05:10 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,361
Posted By dsb137

Last year whilst descending I encountered a pot...

Last year whilst descending I encountered a pot hole, the impact was sufficient to cause an endo, but didn't damage my front wheel... After removing the front fork and visually inspecting as well as...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-11, 04:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,955
Posted By dsb137

Were the fields at the crit typical for these...

Were the fields at the crit typical for these days? I haven't raced in ages, but I seem to remember the bunches being bigger...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-11, 09:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,377
Posted By dsb137

I've read it, and I liked it, but then I was...

I've read it, and I liked it, but then I was riding/racing when it was all happening... It's more of a historical documentary... If you're looking for Bobke stories you'll be disappointed....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-11, 03:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,955
Posted By dsb137

6 gap is fine... But don't let that fool ya...

6 gap is fine... But don't let that fool ya...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-11, 05:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,558
Posted By dsb137

Not wanting to raise the ire of some unknown...

Not wanting to raise the ire of some unknown government agency that goes by some TLA... But my recolection of the period (late 89's early 90's) was that the campy rims were well thought of and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-11, 04:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,955
Posted By dsb137

Not to worry, the 6 gap takes you up Hogpen from...

Not to worry, the 6 gap takes you up Hogpen from the 'easy' side...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-11, 04:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,955
Posted By dsb137

dunno if it matters to anyone, but they're doing...

dunno if it matters to anyone, but they're doing a crit downtown this year ...

http://swagger.gobike1.com/site/?page_id=1017
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-11, 12:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 560
Posted By dsb137

Apparently the local LEO's didn't get the memo......

Apparently the local LEO's didn't get the memo... I got buzzed by a deputy Sheriff going up Wolfpen just last Thursday... I get the impression law enforcement up here doesn't think any more highly of...
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By dsb137

Thanks guys... I'll leave the rims alone for a...

Thanks guys... I'll leave the rims alone for a bit and see how that goes... Would you say the same for sanding the pads? Like I said, I tend to sand them clean whenever I see stuff imbedded... Do...
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By dsb137

Brake Performance...

The 200K that runs thru my back yard goes up and down Brasstown Bald, so I figured I'd go recce the climb since I haven't been up it in over a year. Even though this is a 'local' climb for me I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-11, 04:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,823
Posted By dsb137

First one I have no idea... I woke up beside the...

First one I have no idea... I woke up beside the road with people all around me... A witness said it was a brown 4 door sedan, he/she never stopped... Damage: Concussion, road rash, bent wheel, blown...
Forum: Southeast
05-24-11, 05:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By dsb137

Now that we have a law keeping the cars 3 feet...

Now that we have a law keeping the cars 3 feet away, what are the chances of making it illegal for a dog to come within 3 feet? :)
Replies: 54
Views: 4,786
Posted By dsb137

I just watched Steve Hogg's 'Sitting Pretty'...

I just watched Steve Hogg's 'Sitting Pretty' dvd... On it he had an older 'volunteer' who had been riding for like 36 years and racing most of them... He had exceptional flexibility, but what...
Replies: 54
Views: 4,786
Posted By dsb137

This is an area that causes me considerable...

This is an area that causes me considerable pause... and it's kind of a chicken and the egg thing... Does the fatigue cause the position to degrade? or is the position the cause of the fatigue?
...
Replies: 54
Views: 4,786
Posted By dsb137

Given a rider with a relatively short inseam for...

Given a rider with a relatively short inseam for their height and a relatively short femur for their inseam, KOPS runs into problems if you're concerned with the balance issue and weight on the...
Replies: 54
Views: 4,786
Posted By dsb137

This is where I'm working at the moment... How do...

This is where I'm working at the moment... How do you determine that it's an adjustment issue vs. a saddle issue? The only thing I can think of is to adjust until you can't think of how else to...
Replies: 22
Views: 2,819
Posted By dsb137

Yeah... This is something I keep coming back to....

Yeah... This is something I keep coming back to. I usually run the saddle height plus or minus about 10mm trying to find a 'sweet spot' by i may be working too fine with the adjustments...

In...
Replies: 22
Views: 2,819
Posted By dsb137

There's the rub... I've been fitted several times...

There's the rub... I've been fitted several times over the years and the results have been disappointing each time... Unfortunately finding someone that really knows what they're doing isn't as easy...
Replies: 54
Views: 4,786
Posted By dsb137

I completely agree... However, it seems easier...

I completely agree... However, it seems easier said than done given anatomical differences and how people interact with their seat. If you rotate to far forward you place to much pressure on soft...
Replies: 54
Views: 4,786
Posted By dsb137

This has been thrown around for years... It...

This has been thrown around for years... It starts to sound like 'laterally stiff yet vertically compliant'... Would you care to quantify 'how to sit on the bike' ?

I've been 'professionally' fit...
Replies: 22
Views: 2,819
Posted By dsb137

OK, I ordered the Terry seat and a SMP to try......

OK, I ordered the Terry seat and a SMP to try... I'm also thinking of trying a Brooks Swift... Thanks for the help folks...
Replies: 22
Views: 2,819
Posted By dsb137

Riding every day... Way more trainer time than...

Riding every day... Way more trainer time than I'd like... Longest ride I've managed is about 5hrs, but I've done 3 of those in a week several times...

Not to discount the shorts theory, but I'm...
Replies: 22
Views: 2,819
Posted By dsb137

Saddle help please...

I'm lost... Over the last couple of seasons I've tried a number of saddles and I'm to the point that I don't know what to try next...

I've tried:
In order...
Fizik Aliante... couldn't find a...
Forum: Southeast
03-08-11, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 886
Posted By dsb137

I lived in Cocoa/Titusville until about 5 years...

I lived in Cocoa/Titusville until about 5 years ago ...

There are plenty of places to get good seafood but some aren't the most obvious. One that comes to mind is Rusty's...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-11, 05:53 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,989
Posted By dsb137

Just out of curiosity... How long is your rear...

Just out of curiosity... How long is your rear der. loop? ... I had some problems with a Nokon setup that were cured by changing the loop length... But that was 10 spd ...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-10, 05:32 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,290
Posted By dsb137

http://www.baufl.org/images/bauflfinal.jpg ...

http://www.baufl.org/images/bauflfinal.jpg
http://www.baufl.org/
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-10, 04:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 553
Posted By dsb137

I'm using a Phil Wood and they seem to be...

I'm using a Phil Wood and they seem to be stocking them ... The Campa one's seem to be a bit scarce here in the US (and expensive), but the Brit shops seem to have them... As an alternative you can...
Forum: Southeast
05-24-10, 04:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 702
Posted By dsb137

Hogpen is open now... Supposedly... "May 21,...

Hogpen is open now... Supposedly...

"May 21, 2010 -- Great news! We have just confirmed with the Georgia Department of Transportation that Hogpen Gap (SR-348/Richard Russell Pkwy) has re-opened....
Forum: Southeast
05-22-10, 03:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 915
Posted By dsb137

http://www.cyclenorthgeorgia.com/index.php?option=...

http://www.cyclenorthgeorgia.com/index.php?option=com_frontpage&Itemid=1
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