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Old 05-20-2013, 09:11 AM
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It was reading a 1% grade up Bear Mountain. It was screwy all day, then the battery died.

And I just bought a replacement battery for the 705 for $13, The Garmin didn't last 7 hours. and I know I will be out for longer than that in France.

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the Splits

not very good

<table class="bzr-ath-results-table"><thead><tr><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-interval-bike bzr-checkpoint-name ">Start</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-crossing-time">7:07:21AM</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-missing-data"> </td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-missing-data"> </td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-missing-data"> </td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-missing-data"> </td></tr><tr><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-interval-bike bzr-checkpoint-name ">Stony Point, mile 34</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-crossing-time">9:23:38AM</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-chip-time">02:16:18</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-chip-pace">14.97 mi/hr</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-gun-time">02:23:36</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-gun-pace">14.21 mi/hr</td></tr><tr><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-interval-bike bzr-checkpoint-name ">Bear Mountain, mile 41</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-crossing-time">9:50:34AM</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-chip-time">02:43:14</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-chip-pace">15.07 mi/hr</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-gun-time">02:50:32</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-gun-pace">14.43 mi/hr</td></tr><tr><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-interval-bike bzr-checkpoint-name ">Timed Climb</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-crossing-time">10:11:25AM</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-chip-time">00:20:52</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-chip-pace">11.51 mi/hr</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-gun-time bzr-missing-data">-</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-gun-pace bzr-missing-data">-</td></tr><tr><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-interval-bike bzr-checkpoint-name ">Pomona, mile 63</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-crossing-time">11:42:38AM</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-chip-time">04:35:18</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-chip-pace">13.73 mi/hr</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-gun-time">04:42:36</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-gun-pace">13.38 mi/hr</td></tr><tr><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-interval-bike bzr-checkpoint-name ">Orangeburg, mi 84</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-crossing-time">1:37:04PM</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-chip-time">06:29:44</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-chip-pace">12.93 mi/hr</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-gun-time">06:37:03</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-gun-pace">12.69 mi/hr</td></tr><tr><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-interval-bike bzr-checkpoint-name ">Finish</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-crossing-time">2:26:35PM</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-chip-time">07:19:14</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-chip-pace">13.25 mi/hr</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-gun-time">07:26:33</td><td class="ui-widget-content bzr-gun-pace">13.03 mi/h</td></tr></thead></table>
Although I was 112 out of 2446 on the timed climb up Bear Mountain.

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The 2 hours between Pomona and Orangeburg had the half an hour plus that I was in the ambulance.


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Old 05-20-2013, 02:17 PM
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I was 22nd on the climb in my age group.
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Old 05-23-2013, 01:38 AM
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Signed up for another double in August. I was originally just going to do the century but its a local ride and figured might as well see how far I can get. Lot more climbing on this one but I will be coming off of a cycle heavy July so figure I'll be able to finish before the time cut off.
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Old 05-23-2013, 02:58 PM
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Finally riding again regularly. Been so busy lately.

got 10 hours in last week, hope to hold at least 10/week until October now.

Club is going well. Membership is at record numbers. Ages range from 10-85 yrs old. We have a PRO from UHC Pro Cycling Team in our Club who rides with us weekly, it's amazing having a guy fresh off the Tour of Turkey in a Club ride. Sure changes the tone a bit

I also secured $437,000 in funding, plus another $30k in sponsorships for our Youth and Volunteer Development Programs, as well as increased Advocacy efforts, and $90,000 for road & trail signage!

Things are going well, going to make Barrie, the Boulder of Canada
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Great news all around Robb. UHC pro thing is cool.
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that's really cool Robb. Good to hear you're back on the bike.
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Hosting a road race for young athletes ages 10-16 today. 123 entrants. The largest in six years of this Youth Cup series. Pretty excited!
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Very nice Robb.
It's great about the pro showing up for a group ride. That means he has confidence in the group otherwise he wouldn't risk riding with novices, too much of a chance to get hurt.
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Nice Robb.

Crappy weather here today -- I skipped a rainy cold (for May -- 45 degrees!) morning ride -- can't have a cold for my daughter's graduation tomorrow!

Was looking forward to checking my just-replaced BB30 bottom bracket bearings. First time I've replaced a press-in bottom bracket bearing. 7000 miles on them, and the drive side bearing was clicking twice each revolution and the sound was propagated loudly by the frame.
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Originally Posted by svtmike View Post
Nice Robb.

Crappy weather here today -- I skipped a rainy cold (for May -- 45 degrees!) morning ride .
Same here, sat on the trainer for an hour and a half. I wasn't going to do another cold rain ride and get hypothermia. I did that last weekend.
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Pro pictures of the Gran Fondo

going up Bear Mountain




I was freakin miserable by the end of the ride


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That looks miserable.
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That looks miserable.
It was
And I paid $200 to be miserable. The running joke with my friend was "I don't get paid enough to ride in this shit. Wait a second, I PAID to ride in this shit!"
A couple of my co-workers paid for the ride, but got into the city and bailed without ever getting on their bikes.
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Weather was just about perfect here today....except for the wind. Relentless.
Did 35 miles today and hope for a similar ride on Monday, sans wind.

Will use this weekend to gauge my ability to do a metric next Saturday.
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Jealous of all of you. I have been sidelined with food poisoning all this week. Feeling pretty good today though, so hope to be back riding again shortly.

It's given me more time to agonize over new wheels, but I'm no further ahead than I was a week ago.
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Was looking forward to checking my just-replaced BB30 bottom bracket bearings. First time I've replaced a press-in bottom bracket bearing. 7000 miles on them, and the drive side bearing was clicking twice each revolution and the sound was propagated loudly by the frame.


Took a 57 mile solo ride yesterday afternoon -- clicking not fixed even though there was definitely a problem with one of the bottom bracket bearings.
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That rain looks horrible.


Got out for a little ride yesterday. The wind was insane around the GGB. Being on the tt bike helped a little but it wasn't the best day. At least it was warm.
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Hey Beelze,
What American Classic wheels are you running again? Victory?


Those pics look miserable dude.
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Hey Beelze,
What American Classic wheels are you running again? Victory?


Those pics look miserable dude.
I have the Sprint 350's with the ceramic hubs, the lightest non-tubular rims on the market when I bought this bike. Going on around 15000 miles on these rims and still going strong.

And it was.
7000 people registered for the ride
4000 people started.
2400 finished.
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I have the Sprint 350's with the ceramic hubs, the lightest non-tubular rims on the market when I bought this bike. Going on around 15000 miles on these rims and still going strong.

And it was.
7000 people registered for the ride
4000 people started.
2400 finished.
Ah cool.

Yeah those numbers don't surprise me, but big for those that finished.

I'm looking at maybe picking up a set of Rol Race SL wheels at the moment (although AC and a zillion other things have been on my radar the last few weeks).
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I had a great month of riding
1300 miles in the month of May. The most I have ever had in one month and 21 days of riding.
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I had a great month of riding
1300 miles in the month of May. The most I have ever had in one month and 21 days of riding.
I am going to stop reading your posts. I have 1,423 miles all year.
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x2

I may have hit 500 in May.
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I am going to stop reading your posts. I have 1,423 miles all year.
:lol:

I have only sit on a bicycle seat for 205 hours this year.
that is only 5% of the year so far.
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here are the numbers for yesterdays century.
  • 106.1<abbr class="unit" title="miles">mi</abbr> Distance
  • 7,328<abbr class="unit" title="feet">ft</abbr> Elevation
  • 06:35:07 Moving Time
  • 3,745 Calories
We started riding @ 615 because it was going to be hot in Ramona. We got there by 1030 and it was already in the 90s. So it was hot and we had a headwind all way back. My longest ride of the year had only been 60 miles because I got sick for 7 weeks in March. So I cramped up pretty bad for the last 25 miles. I couldn't maintain the pace we'd been riding at but my friends were kind enough to wait for me even though we all had plenty left in the tank. Def. a lesson learned there. Longer rides on tap for the summer fo sho
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Nice Mike.

I did a century today -- 103 miles. Beelzebub still beat me by 3 miles.
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Nice climbing Mike
I find that taking the hammer Nutrition Enduralites help prevent cramping during the hot days. I take 2 before the ride and 2 every 2 hours during the ride.

The numbers from my century today. No where near your climbing but we had a 25mph headwind for around the last 30 miles. We hooked up with a group of guys that we know that are all diesel engines for the trip back which allowed us to avg around 22 for the last part of the ride. And for the first 45 miles we were riding with one buddy who forgot his shoes, which slowed down the avg some.

  • 100.7<abbr class="unit" title="miles">mi</abbr><abbr></abbr>Distance
  • 3,392<abbr class="unit" title="feet">ft</abbr><a class="popup" id="elevation-adjusted-help"><abbr></abbr>Elevation (?)
  • 05:38:05 Moving Time
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I am getting sick of this Garmin. It shut down 7 times on the ride and lost around 7 miles.
I am asking my friend what he can get me one for.
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Originally Posted by svtmike View Post
Nice Mike.

I did a century today -- 103 miles. Beelzebub still beat me by 3 miles.


I only have 3700 miles..... I know a couple of guys that are already close to 6k for the year.
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New wheels came in yesterday. Race today. Works for me.

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Beelze, I'm not being gay or nothing, but you are a year older than me, and you should be in the movies. You really could take Robert Downey Jr. to school.
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On my ride home from work today I had a few asshole teenagers yelling at me from their car at a light.

I just backed up my bike and looked at them and said "You might be yelling at a off duty Police Officer."

That shut them up in a big hurry.
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On my ride home from work today I had a few asshole teenagers yelling at me from their car at a light.

I just backed up my bike and looked at them and said "You might be yelling at a off duty Police Officer."

That shut them up in a big hurry.
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Yes it works and is legal.
I didn't identify myself as one, and it shuts people up in a hurry.
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Nice climbing Mike
I find that taking the hammer Nutrition Enduralites help prevent cramping during the hot days. I take 2 before the ride and 2 every 2 hours during the ride.

The numbers from my century today. No where near your climbing but we had a 25mph headwind for around the last 30 miles. We hooked up with a group of guys that we know that are all diesel engines for the trip back which allowed us to avg around 22 for the last part of the ride. And for the first 45 miles we were riding with one buddy who forgot his shoes, which slowed down the avg some.

  • 100.7<abbr class="unit" title="miles">mi</abbr><abbr></abbr>Distance
  • 3,392<abbr class="unit" title="feet">ft</abbr><a class="popup" id="elevation-adjusted-help"><abbr></abbr>Elevation (?)
  • 05:38:05 Moving Time
  • 3,118 Calories
I am getting sick of this Garmin. It shut down 7 times on the ride and lost around 7 miles.
I am asking my friend what he can get me one for.
I think my problem was that I hydrated more than usual on thurs. and fri. because it was going to be hot. I should have taken my eletrolytes on those days. I had plenty of tablets during the ride.

Which garmin do you have? I bought the 510 and it's been great so far.
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2nd time riding, first time solo. 17 miles, only stopped at my half way mark (mb pier) fingers didn't get as numb, butt didn't get sore. Little over 90 minutes to complete. I don't know if that's good or not...but I'm happy. My quads really starting getting tight/not happy on the last mile.

I was using a free bike app call road bike by runtastic...if I want to pay 5 bucks i can a lot more features, but it tells me elevations and all that stuff.

Im just afraid my legs are gonna get super tight for yoga!!!
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So, I'm currently borrowing a friends spare bike...which is a Trek Hybrid. Works fine, does the job for now for free.

But I have looked at some bikes for the future if I stick with this. Anyone have any opinions on:

Scott Sub 10

or

Cannondale Quick 4

Or is sticking with a hybrid/urban style bike not a good move?
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