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03-29-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 40,520
Posted By TMonk

Yeah I've head the 12-18 month vaccine...

Yeah I've head the 12-18 month vaccine development period as well. In interviews, Bill Gates is confident that in the future we should be able to develop and mfg. vaccines in as little as 6 months,...
03-25-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 40,520
Posted By Psimet2001

Sorry I'm popping in. Looking for a semi-neutral...

Sorry I'm popping in. Looking for a semi-neutral place to complain.

I'm open. I'm "essential" as are all other bike shops in the state. In the city there are a lot of people who use bikes as...
03-13-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5,211
Views: 305,262
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Commuting to NYC from the mid hudson valley....

Commuting to NYC from the mid hudson valley. Train schedules don't line up with my classes, so 2x/wk I leave here at 2 for a 6pm class and get home around midnight, and the other day I leave at 11...
03-13-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 40,520
Posted By furiousferret

This is a global conspiracy to keep me from...

This is a global conspiracy to keep me from upgrading to Cat 3 and winning this years Nats RR.
03-11-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,448
Posted By furiousferret

Its always been that way. Someone goes up the...

Its always been that way. Someone goes up the ranks, get a quasi impressive palmares and starts coaching. I don't think being a winner is necessarily a prerequisite to being a good coach, if pro...
02-26-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,395
Posted By Psimet2001

Those sound like ABR events. ABR is American...

Those sound like ABR events. ABR is American Bicycle Racing. Another sanctioning body that was started a bunch of years back as an answer for those who were tired of USA Cycling. We had reciprocity...
02-12-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 888,139
Posted By Hermes

With respect to the BWR, it looks like an epic...

With respect to the BWR, it looks like an epic event that would be a lot of fun to do but for being a 2k pursuit, 500 meter and 20k time trialist. Is there a just eat Belgium waffles event?:D
01-29-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 888,139
Posted By hubcyclist

turned 40 yesterday, did 4x20 @ 90%. The cake was...

turned 40 yesterday, did 4x20 @ 90%. The cake was good! I am definitely much fitter at 40 than I was at 30, hoping to keep it up!
01-27-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 888,139
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

San Francisco! My wife is from there, so met all...

San Francisco! My wife is from there, so met all her friends and stayed in a way too fancy hotel. I debated renting a bike but figured I would spare her the training routine for a few days. Walking...
01-22-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 757
Views: 152,259
Posted By Hermes

Here is what I found to be true for me and wheels...

Here is what I found to be true for me and wheels in the wind. A rear disc stabilizes the bike to a point but a large gust will play havoc with a rear disc.

The front wheel is the key to managing...
01-16-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,558
Posted By Hermes

Wow. What a great result on a cold day. And...

Wow. What a great result on a cold day. And fabulous execution for 25 minutes at 29.5 mph. As racers, we always think that we could do better but the fact is holding a team together in the TT...
01-15-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,558
Posted By TMonk

2020 racing stories

Started 2020 off with a course record in the Men's 20k TTT at the Fiesta Island Time Trial (FITT) series. The four of us rode a 24:56 20k. To put that result into perspective, the course record for...
12-10-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5,211
Views: 305,262
Posted By wktmeow

Sorry I've been MIA for a bit - got a 3 week old...

Sorry I've been MIA for a bit - got a 3 week old now! I pretty much stopped any sort of training after a pretty bad Intelligentsia (results wise, it was still a fun trip). Warning - Excuses Ahead:...
11-25-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 888,139
Posted By TMonk

Had a total blast at "El Tour" de Tucson this...

Had a total blast at "El Tour" de Tucson this year with my best finish of 36/a few thousand. But a very commanding 36th at that! Finishing time was 4:04 and change. Places 1-35 finished at 3:53...
11-11-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5,211
Views: 305,262
Posted By topflightpro

Traveled all last week. Didn't get any good...

Traveled all last week.

Didn't get any good workouts in. At my first hotel in Vegas, the gym didn't open until 6 - I had meetings starting at 7. What gym isn't open before 6? I was there at 4:30...
09-10-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,908
Posted By cmh

Hmm. Some lofty goals I had ... but a good...

Hmm. Some lofty goals I had ... but a good season. I should mention I stayed in one piece and had fun.
09-10-19, 06:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,908
Posted By Tyrell

My 2019 goals (and results): 56:xx 40k ITT...

My 2019 goals (and results):

56:xx 40k ITT (I did 57:00 at State ITT so I'm gonna call it 56:60)
Top 5 at State ITT for Cat 3 (5th)
Don't crash (Oops - got caught up behind a crash in a crit)...
09-09-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,908
Posted By TMonk

1) Got it, earned 28 points and upgraded. Lots of...

1) Got it, earned 28 points and upgraded. Lots of highs and lows and guts and glory! I had good times succeeding (and failing) in my quest to earn my points OTF.
2) Haven't done so much of it, but...
09-09-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,908
Posted By furiousferret

1) Consistently high CTL through the race season...

1) Consistently high CTL through the race season (90ish)
2) Get my sprint back (1200+ peak power) (Not even close, not going to happen at 60kg)
3) 300w over 20m (288)
4) 4.5 w/kg (4.81)
09-09-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,908
Posted By Radish_legs

1) achieved 2) achieved 3) came within 1...

1) achieved
2) achieved
3) came within 1 bike's length in the last Tuesday Night Crit of achieving. Had the break I was in stayed away, might have won. I didn't race enough A races to make this...
09-09-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5,211
Views: 305,262
Posted By Ttoc6

Submitted my grad school app. Scary stuff. I'll...

Submitted my grad school app. Scary stuff. I'll meet the new senior professor they just hired next week. He's coming out to tour my lab. Hopefully facetime is > past GPA :).
09-09-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,908
Posted By Ttoc6

I think I did most of these to some extent. ...

I think I did most of these to some extent.

I did not hit 18 minutes up the divide this year, but did PR the segment.
20 minute best power this year was lower than previous years, but next year...
09-08-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9,304
Views: 3,644,295
Posted By gsteinb

https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/7034...

https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/70349581_10158684488584256_1223920913192321024_n.jpg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_oc=AQmUcMbZpRrIgS34_W_SBwabo4aZczkNeyMBMzbXqOyINJQ_wPNjDldfTVLm_OdDqxw&_nc_ht=sconten...
09-03-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 888,139
Posted By furiousferret

Most of this year my FTP has been 'funny math'. I...

Most of this year my FTP has been 'funny math'. I rarely test, Sunday rides we don't hit the climbs til 100+ TSS in, and TNW's are only 12/8/8 minute climbs. Since I was fresh I decided to do a 20...
08-30-19, 06:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,287
Posted By hubcyclist

Option 3 - new saris h3, allegedly quieter, good...

Option 3 - new saris h3, allegedly quieter, good accuracy, solid unit, $1000 new
08-15-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 59,207
Posted By TMonk

I raced what is most-likely my final TNR (Tuesday...

I raced what is most-likely my final TNR (Tuesday Night Racing) at the San Diego Velodrome last week. Season ends in October. I'll show up to volunteer (lap cards) or hang out but I want to take it...
08-07-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 5,211
Views: 305,262
Posted By gsteinb

got asking without any contingencies and a deal...

got asking without any contingencies and a deal that would go through. Since we didn't use a realtor didn't feel the need to wring every dollar out of the deal. Major plus to showing it once and...
07-22-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5,211
Views: 305,262
Posted By gsteinb

After toying around with various real estate...

After toying around with various real estate options we decided to pull up stakes and move full time to our house at the base of Whiteface. Wife is going to get an apartment with our kid that she'll...
07-17-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 888,139
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Finally back to where I was at for all efforts...

Finally back to where I was at for all efforts across the board pre injury. Only took 9 months!
07-02-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,725
Posted By Hermes

I agree that he needs to be terminated. The...

I agree that he needs to be terminated. The easiest way is the simplest. My goals have changed and I am moving in a different direction. Thank you for your assistance. I would not make it about him...
06-28-19, 03:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,486
Posted By gsteinb

You keep asking the same question in different...

You keep asking the same question in different ways, and clearly want/think you need a new bike. You keep getting the same answer though. And until you start doing climbing races, and realize you...
06-26-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5,211
Views: 305,262
Posted By TMonk

So, The longest, widest feathers on ravens...

So,

The longest, widest feathers on ravens and crows are called pinion feathers. Ravens have 7, and crows only have 6. So really, the difference between ravens and crows is just a matter of a...
06-15-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 59,207
Posted By Heathpack

2019 National Senior Games, Albuquerque, W50-54, 1st of 12

Won it by 14 seconds. Raced pretty well but I think I could have gone harder. I had some tough training rides earlier in the week in which I really was crushed by the altitude, and this led me to...
06-01-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 888,139
Posted By Heathpack

Through LA on Sunday morning is not bad at all. ...

Through LA on Sunday morning is not bad at all. Going home would be less fun. We have this exact paradigm when I race Fiesta. We leave a little before 4am and the drive with zero traffic is...
05-20-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 59,207
Posted By gsteinb

Crank the Kanc hill climb TT a 21.5 mile ITT...

Crank the Kanc hill climb TT

a 21.5 mile ITT with the first 16 being 3% avg and the rest averaging 5.5. There was an 18 mph headwind (followed by a 40mph lead out and a max sprint of 52). I hit my...
05-17-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5,211
Views: 305,262
Posted By topflightpro

BTS, you won't know how you stack up until you go...

BTS, you won't know how you stack up until you go do the race.
05-13-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5,211
Views: 305,262
Posted By TMonk

Dear David Garcia, The following request to...

Dear David Garcia,

The following request to change your USA/Road category has been approved and processed by USA Cycling:
tmonk - 2019-05-11 0:47
Member: David Garcia
License: USA Road
Request...
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