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Cyclocross Clydesdales

A group for the guys and gals that have big hearts and even bigger bib-shorts! Whether you are a Clydesdale or a supporter this is the group for you.  Welcome to the Stable!

Members: 37
Latest Activity: Jun 4

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Weigh-In

Started by Dugafola. Last reply by JesseD Aug 28, 2013. 1 Reply

how's everyone doing so far?  season is right around the corner...i'm 210# right after my morning pee.  hoping to drop a solid 5 lbs over the next month or 2....the training should help.  i need to be better with my diet.Continue

Time to Thin out the Herd?

Started by JesseD. Last reply by Dugafola Oct 19, 2012. 6 Replies

Like most others, I have gone through some pretty epic changes in my life in the last 2 years and now I am finding myself wondering if I really NEED 3 bikes (1 road, 1 "Cross and 1 MTB)?  What do you think, should I sell my road bike and use my…Continue

TIRES

Started by Dugafola. Last reply by Dugafola Oct 17, 2012. 6 Replies

what kind or rubber are you guys running?i'm currently running clincher clement PDX 33s.  they are fine for the most part.  they roll well and are awesome in wet grass.   my only gripe on them is the transition from center to side is a little bit…Continue

Gearing

Started by Jeff Murray. Last reply by JesseD Aug 29, 2012. 4 Replies

Hey All,As I get the steed ready for my first race of the season in a couple of weeks I was debating what gearing to use. I currently run stock gearing on my Gary Fisher cross bike (11-26 and double chain ring up front). I was thinking of changing…Continue

CX Specific Training: When to begin

Started by Jeff Murray. Last reply by Jeff Murray Jul 13, 2012. 8 Replies

As the summer is finally here in New England and the base miles are starting to pile up when should a novice CX racer flip the switch to CX specific training?Continue

Indoor Trainer: Love em' or Hate em' ?

Started by JesseD. Last reply by Jeff Murray Mar 13, 2012. 7 Replies

Ok so this week i began seriously riding the trainer again and it started out rough but by tuesday i was having a better time and riding longer. So i thought i'd hold a non scientific poll and see how others feel about riding the turbo trainer.

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Comment by andrew on June 4, 2014 at 4:14pm

been riding some of Aerotech's garments right now, and i'm impressed with the casual stuff and shorts so far.

Comment by JesseD on June 4, 2014 at 9:37am

Big and Tall Cycling clothing... Found this site today....

http://www.aerotechdesigns.com/

If your big or tall, or BOTH! check them out.

Comment by JesseD on June 4, 2014 at 9:06am

Nows the time to start putting in base miles for the Fall.

Comment by JesseD on September 9, 2013 at 3:34pm

What's Up Party People! Checking in here is to a great season!

Comment by Mike Krelik on August 28, 2013 at 8:29am

Thanks

Comment by JesseD on August 28, 2013 at 8:27am

Greetings @Mike Krelik!  Welcome to the stable.

Comment by Mike Krelik on August 28, 2013 at 8:20am

Hi all, new to cx and contemplating a race in late November.  Glad to be here!

Comment by JesseD on August 14, 2013 at 5:22pm

Seattle's MFG Cyclocross will now have Clydesdale Class.  Read more about it here.

Comment by Joe on March 1, 2013 at 9:24am

Jesse, I find Strava is mostly a motivational tool...  I like your running goal.  What really helped me is to do interval research on running websites.  I was able to pick up about 1m/mile over the winter doing this.  I stick to the local HS track so I can do more structured workouts.  I will mix it up between "running effeciency" @ the track and a few road runs.  For Example:

 

Warmup: Skipping, Bear Crawl, Stork Walk, Lunge walk, Inchworm, walk backwards, latteral shuffle (look these up on youtube if you don't know them)

 

Workout: 3 - 100 yard striding (focus on form), 3 - 300 (3/4 lap) yard at slightly above comfortable, 3 - 800 (2 laps) yard at slightly above cofortable ...  You should be gassed when you get done.  You're trying to train your body to opperate and recover at a higher level. 

 

***  Walk backwards for about 100 yards minute between each set.  You should be slighty gassed when starting your next set.  

 

Cool down & stretch

 

Comment by Jeff Murray on February 28, 2013 at 4:45pm

Strava..absolutely. I have a Garmin 800 so I can upload directly. I also track my workouts on TrainingPeaks.

"Off Season", what is that? Here in New Hampshire the winters are long so during the week it is on the trainer and treadmill. Weekends out on the road unless ice or snow covered. As far as trying work towards running a 5K, checkout the book 'Run less, run faster". Same concept as "Time Crunched Cyclist".

 

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