pine wrote:We should start a biggest loser thread and weekly weigh ins. Do you think it will motivate us? I wonder if anyone else would like to join in.
We already have one ... viewtopic.php?f=12&t=11667
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twizzle wrote:Don't cross your fingers. You would have to wipe out muscle to get down there.
Tried out the PT on the trainer in anger last night. 5 sec 1020W, so quite a way to go.
toolonglegs wrote:Heres my make believe TT position...swapped out stem for a longer one...have one more spacer underneath..also the system6 spacer which I am sure I ditch as well...so maybe able to drop in another 15mm...or get an adjustable stem.But seat is as far forward as it can go so I would need (7cm behind bb)...so I would need a thomson set back post going forward and probably a longer stem.
I only have a two up TT on Sat and I probably will be the stronger rider by a wee bit so not much need to do anything now...but as I need aero wheels / bars / seat post etc etc and my race bike could do with a new groupo for next year I will probably by a last years model Canyon or something similar...$$$$ .
Alex Simmons/RST wrote:I would suggest making the arms tilt slightly upwards, rather than downwards. Not enough to be considered illegal but tilted up is more likely to be more aero than tilted down.
Have thumbs pointing straight ahead (and the wrist/hand position that follows doing that), thumbs down or up is slightly less aero, although you may be constrained by what's comfortable and the available equipment.
I'd want to know the distance from centre of BB to end of extensions to ensure it's legal, or if beyond 75cm, that it's no more than 80cm and your elbow angle is < 120 degrees. Having the slightly upwards facing forearems actually helps that a bit. ear-elbow position looks OK.
toolonglegs wrote:Found out last night that the guy in our team who wasn't too healthy at the end of our TTT had good reason to be...not sure of exact details but he suffered some sort of problem in his brain with a ruptured vein....not good.Hopefully he pulls thru OK,luckily (or not) he has had trouble before and had a brain scan very quickly,hopefully he comes right.Wether he races again is probably in question.
toolonglegs wrote:Team mate had his brain op this week...all of the blood clot was removed and hopefully the problem area repaired...fingers crossed he can race / live again!.
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