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by steve23
Tue Nov 22, 2011 21:00 pm
Forum: Training, Fitness and Health
Topic: Shoes.....Spec Sidis!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 311

Re: Shoes.....Spec Sidis!!!

cheers guys.

like i said i think they fit spot on, it just feels like there is something rubbing the tops of my toes. but ive had a feel and cant feel or see anything.....
by steve23
Mon Nov 21, 2011 21:06 pm
Forum: Training, Fitness and Health
Topic: Shoes.....Spec Sidis!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 311

Shoes.....Spec Sidis!!!

i wasnt sure where to post this...... but ive recently bought a pair of sidi ergo 2 shoes, which i love. ive been riding sidi shoes for years and years. problem is, they rub the tops of my toes, where the "knuckle" of my toes is. it doesnt cause a blister, it just irritates the area and ca...
by steve23
Wed Feb 23, 2011 14:25 pm
Forum: Training, Fitness and Health
Topic: Pete Read
Replies: 1
Views: 507

Pete Read

anyone had any experience with Pete Read. i was thinking of contacting him re training and testing etc but know little about him! he came to our club and gave a talk etc which has got me interested! can anyone tell me anything about him? such as has he coached anyone who i will know the name of!? wh...
by steve23
Wed Jan 05, 2011 17:49 pm
Forum: Amateur Race
Topic: BCF Website Events
Replies: 2
Views: 591

ok, thanks for the info!!!
by steve23
Wed Jan 05, 2011 17:25 pm
Forum: Amateur Race
Topic: BCF Website Events
Replies: 2
Views: 591

BCF Website Events

is it just me or does the BCF race calender look a little bare this year?

anyone know when more events will be added?

thanks
by steve23
Sun Dec 12, 2010 17:44 pm
Forum: Training, Fitness and Health
Topic: Watts - And The Meaning!!!
Replies: 93
Views: 11796

the ramp test does go higher than 500 though doesnt it?
by steve23
Sun Dec 12, 2010 13:52 pm
Forum: Training, Fitness and Health
Topic: Watts - And The Meaning!!!
Replies: 93
Views: 11796

thanks for the replies guys, it makes some interesting reading, and now i have something to compare it to!
by steve23
Fri Dec 10, 2010 11:13 am
Forum: Training, Fitness and Health
Topic: Watts - And The Meaning!!!
Replies: 93
Views: 11796

i know what they are, and what they represent, but i have nothing to compare my results to.

ive no idea what the average w/kg is for say a pro rider, top amateur, club cyclist etc
by steve23
Fri Dec 10, 2010 10:34 am
Forum: Training, Fitness and Health
Topic: Watts - And The Meaning!!!
Replies: 93
Views: 11796

Watts - And The Meaning!!!

ok, so i had a ramp test done and a max power effort too, but what do they all mean!?

i was told what my watts per kg is, but does anyone know what is an avergae output etc for W/kg and max power?

thanks
by steve23
Mon Oct 11, 2010 16:52 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Cateye V2C Cpu
Replies: 1
Views: 286

Cateye V2C Cpu

i think the dual sensor on my cateye V2C is knackerd.

ive changed the batteries and fiddled about with it (reset button etc) but it still wont work!

any ideas? ive also replaced and reset the head unit but still no joy.

does anyone know the warranty etc as its less than a year old.

thanks
by steve23
Wed Aug 18, 2010 12:51 pm
Forum: Training, Fitness and Health
Topic: Hill Climb Training
Replies: 1
Views: 730

Hill Climb Training

ok, so hill climbs are nearly upon us, and im after some advice! my target event is october, and im wondering how best to train for it? the event winners do it in 9 ish minutes, last year i did it in 10mins 50 ish, so what would be best to train? intervals i would assume, but what length etc? any he...
by steve23
Sat Aug 14, 2010 09:36 am
Forum: Training, Fitness and Health
Topic: Strange Hamstring Dilema!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 845

cheers guys, i will move my seat forward a touch.

as for stretching, i do it reguarly, always after a ride i have a stretch. maybe i should concentrate a bit more on my hamstrings at the moment!

thanks for the input!
by steve23
Wed Aug 11, 2010 20:28 pm
Forum: Training, Fitness and Health
Topic: Strange Hamstring Dilema!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 845

Strange Hamstring Dilema!!!

ok..... on my road bike, in the last 2 months or so, my hamstrings have been prone to cramping. especially after 50 miles or so (in a race). even in a ten mile TT on my roadie, i can feel more pressure there, than in my quads. however, on my TT bike, i dont get this feeling at all, and can do a 10, ...
by steve23
Tue Aug 03, 2010 20:09 pm
Forum: Road Buying Advice
Topic: shimano dura-ace 50mm wheels
Replies: 14
Views: 1518

cool...............looks like my money will soon be spent!!!
by steve23
Tue Aug 03, 2010 13:07 pm
Forum: Road Buying Advice
Topic: shimano dura-ace 50mm wheels
Replies: 14
Views: 1518

cheers for all the info guys!!!
by steve23
Tue Aug 03, 2010 12:32 pm
Forum: Road Buying Advice
Topic: shimano dura-ace 50mm wheels
Replies: 14
Views: 1518

NapoleonD ive had kyseriums (sp), fulcrum 3's, aksiums, ventos all have gone pop.

best ive got atm are campag shamals and some open pro handbuilts, and ive had spokes go in those too.
by steve23
Tue Aug 03, 2010 12:22 pm
Forum: Road Buying Advice
Topic: shimano dura-ace 50mm wheels
Replies: 14
Views: 1518

i mean heavy and strong! im 13st and have bust a lot of wheels, usually when sprinting, spokes have popped!

thanks for the info though guys, might spend the cash......... :D
by steve23
Tue Aug 03, 2010 08:06 am
Forum: Road Buying Advice
Topic: shimano dura-ace 50mm wheels
Replies: 14
Views: 1518

shimano dura-ace 50mm wheels

i have been looking at these wheels for a few months, and at 850 ish quid they seem like excellent value. My question is though, how strong and reliable are they? I want them to use for racing, but being a strong guy, im worried about busting them! Any info? Thanks peeps!
by steve23
Tue Jun 29, 2010 12:45 pm
Forum: Training, Fitness and Health
Topic: How To Keep Attacking!!!??
Replies: 21
Views: 2332

cheers for all the info guys, will try some 30 on 30 off sessions!!!

will see how i get on, thanks!!!
by steve23
Mon Jun 28, 2010 13:38 pm
Forum: Training, Fitness and Health
Topic: How To Keep Attacking!!!??
Replies: 21
Views: 2332

Slow1972 aww mate, you stressed or something!!?? haha when im in a break im committed, im a good TT'er so working in a break isnt a problem, i dont do too much nor too little, so i cant be using too much energy. its when the break gets caught, some riders who were in the break with me are strong en...

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