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Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 11,964
Posted By oleg232000

Thanks T Monk for shutting up us 3. Wasnt sure if...

Thanks T Monk for shutting up us 3. Wasnt sure if we would ever move on
09-18-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5,155
Views: 298,266
Posted By kensuf

Seems there's a lot of that going on. I bought a...

Seems there's a lot of that going on. I bought a Honda Passport three weeks ago to tow our Ridge Runner. We're heading up to Asheville this weekend to spend a week in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 911
Posted By CoogansBluff

I should've mentioned that as another possible...

I should've mentioned that as another possible explanation. Some stretches of my ride have been newly paved. That's a gift to bike riders.
09-16-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 877,313
Posted By Hermes

His piano music sounds like the jazz equivalent...

His piano music sounds like the jazz equivalent of Arnold Schoenberg’s compositions.
09-14-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 877,313
Posted By Hermes

TMonk Duh. Tempest Fugit in Latin means time...

TMonk Duh. Tempest Fugit in Latin means time flies.
09-14-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 877,313
Posted By wktmeow

Not a great week for me either. Weird fever...

Not a great week for me either. Weird fever thing during the night after lifting on Tuesday had me hesitant to push myself, felt fine after. AQI discouraged me from riding outdoors, but I also ran...
09-14-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 877,313
Posted By caloso

After I wrote that I did a 90 min workout that...

After I wrote that I did a 90 min workout that wasn’t too bad. Lots of changing cadence and power so it was a challenge to find the right gear on my dumb trainer. That made the time go by much...
09-11-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 877,313
Posted By wktmeow

Had a good 3 day weekend of riding for Labor day....

Had a good 3 day weekend of riding for Labor day. My vo2max work got pushed to Friday. Came in a little hot trying to hold 115%+ for 5x5. Ended up finishing 4 and a half roughly. Got a good long...
09-10-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 877,313
Posted By hubcyclist

my 9 y/o is having some noob gains, the past 2...

my 9 y/o is having some noob gains, the past 2 days he's been averaging 12mph after starting in March at about 8mph. He hadn't been riding much during the summer because he isn't really into it...
09-09-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,837
Posted By Trakhak

Someone owes TMonk $10.

Someone owes TMonk $10.
09-09-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5,155
Views: 298,266
Posted By Doge

This was his first ride as a passenger in the...

This was his first ride as a passenger in the puke test, which he passed. It was dog-fighting as long as the fuel lasted. It will be 2 years before he gets to drive, if he gets to drive his own. ...
09-07-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,740
Posted By Cypress

Raced a 117-mile Fondo TT and won. Raced a gravel...

Raced a 117-mile Fondo TT and won. Raced a gravel race and won. Racing another gravel race this weekend and probably won't win. The promoter is expecting some sort of grand battle between Stafano...
09-04-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 150,150
Posted By burnthesheep

I have found a nice hack to the 10cm rule is what...

I have found a nice hack to the 10cm rule is what grip you run on the extension. Running smooth round only makes it tougher. If you have the little “tab” or the pistol grip other hour and pursuit...
Forum: Introductions
09-04-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 877
Posted By NorthFloridaKev

I was a Supermod (did all the subforums) on one...

I was a Supermod (did all the subforums) on one of the largest MMA/Fight forums on the interwebz... we had the same rule for the same reason. It's a pain, but it really does eliminate a lot of...
09-03-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 877,313
Posted By caloso

A few days in Yosemite with the family. I...

A few days in Yosemite with the family. I thought we might be out of the smoke, but the wind just pushed it into the valley and held it there. We did a few mellow bike rides and walks but the big...
09-01-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 877,313
Posted By Hermes

Fiesta TT bike 3x10 minute 30 on 30 off. One...

Fiesta TT bike 3x10 minute 30 on 30 off. One aspect of my riding on the TT and road bikes is that over the years, I have improved on generating power on flat terrain - especially downwind.

My...
Forum: Introductions
09-01-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By JQCyclist

Greetings from NOVA/DC

Been a lurker for a while now. I recently picked up an old Bianchi and wanted to try and get more information about it so it was time to register.

I typically found commuting on my Marin Four...
08-31-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 877,313
Posted By wktmeow

Did a power test up Alpe du Zwift using Kolie...

Did a power test up Alpe du Zwift using Kolie Moore's protocol: https://www.trainingpeaks.com/blog/the-physiology-of-ftp-and-new-testing-protocols/

Avg for the 49:30 minutes was only 10w under my...
08-31-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2,059
Views: 221,106
Posted By big john

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=55&v=o...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=55&v=oWd4U8dJYyU&feature=emb_logo
08-31-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2,059
Views: 221,106
Posted By big john

Marcus Miller sure sounds like Jaco Pastorius to...

Marcus Miller sure sounds like Jaco Pastorius to me.
08-31-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2,059
Views: 221,106
Posted By hubcyclist

it's pretty funny how an instrument can inspire...

it's pretty funny how an instrument can inspire playing. Although I've had an acoustic guitar for 8 years now and a strat style guitar for the past 2 years or so, I really wasn't really consistent...
08-30-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,443
Posted By carpediemracing

3:31 Ventoux

So yesterday when I saw that "France" was on the rotation I decided to do the Ventoux climb. It is listed at about 12 miles. I did the 8 mile Alpe in about 1.5 hours so I figured just a bit longer...
08-30-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2,059
Views: 221,106
Posted By big john

I had great seats at the Roxy but that place was...

I had great seats at the Roxy but that place was so tiny and they just packed us in there and I couldn't move much.

I went to The Lighthouse in Hermosa beach several times to see jazz and for a...
08-30-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,059
Views: 221,106
Posted By big john

Remember when Miles was on Miami Vice? Zappa was...

Remember when Miles was on Miami Vice? Zappa was too!
08-30-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2,059
Views: 221,106
Posted By mollusk

Talked with my 88 year old MIL tonight. She knew...

Talked with my 88 year old MIL tonight. She knew Charlie Parker and T Monk, but for some reason Miles Davis was a blank. WTF!
08-30-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 877,313
Posted By Hermes

7.5 hours ~ 300 TSS including 4x20k TTTs on...

7.5 hours ~ 300 TSS including 4x20k TTTs on Fiesta Island. Fun week with good weather and fast conditions. Next week will be more high end short duration efforts.
08-28-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5,155
Views: 298,266
Posted By himespau

My employer has decided to stop matching due to...

My employer has decided to stop matching due to Covid-related shortfalls in tuition. I'm hoping that they restart when numbers come back. I know you don't always feel like you have the cash, but it...
08-27-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 877,313
Posted By burnthesheep

Awesome! That's moving out. One I got...

Awesome! That's moving out.

One I got recently included some 10 second roller pimple sized hills and I averaged 32.6 for about a mile. No tail wind. Pretty slick position I guess. It took...
Forum: Introductions
08-26-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 877
Posted By rdkill

Same as everyone else.

Seems like all of you I ran into the same 10 post problem. I tried to post on C&V only to find the 10 post rule. So here I am. I stopped riding years ago when I turned 16 and got my drivers...
08-24-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5,155
Views: 298,266
Posted By furiousferret

On another note, my wife and I have been...

On another note, my wife and I have been contemplating buying property on the Costa Brava, about 10-15 east of Girona and 60 miles north of Barcelona. I'd like to retire outside of the US, and my...
08-24-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5,155
Views: 298,266
Posted By himespau

I had a friend who once explained it as, with 2...

I had a friend who once explained it as, with 2 parents and 2 kids, you're playing man to man. With 3 kids, you have to switch to zone.
08-24-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 877,313
Posted By procrit

You guys ever doubt your training towards the end...

You guys ever doubt your training towards the end of a training block when work outs gets hard to complete, sleep suffers, legs feel tired, etc? I swear my brain tells me "welp, I over did it this...
08-23-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,443
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

When paired with a smart trainer Zwift is a legit...

When paired with a smart trainer Zwift is a legit game changer. I say yes!
08-22-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 877,313
Posted By hubcyclist

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/750x1334/aa602739_70f3_4813_92dc_8814d41d4e6e_62bc61db54599b582fdce595ebebee12df5e2241.png
Better to screenshot than to describe. Assuming a...
08-21-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 877,313
Posted By burnthesheep

Look away if triggered........Strava...

Look away if triggered........Strava shennanigans:

I took the TT bike out for some revenge last night. No other goal than to hammer one rolling segment. I didn't see the notification a bit ago,...
08-20-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5,155
Views: 298,266
Posted By furiousferret

I wish they had online learning when I was...

I wish they had online learning when I was younger, I would have thrived, but it really doesn't work for many courses.

I'm doing an online course on Django (web design) and I missed a colon at...
08-20-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 877,313
Posted By Hermes

TMonk Your team is now king of Fiesta. ...

TMonk Your team is now king of Fiesta.

Assuming we are racing next season, podium at Elite Road Nationals TTT and Elite Track Nationals team pursuit seem like good goals. Team pursuit at SD...
08-19-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 877,313
Posted By caloso

2x20s before work. There was ash all over the...

2x20s before work. There was ash all over the patio furniture from the Solano fire, but the AQI readings weren't terrible. I'm guessing those big flakes don't really register. Anyway, hit my...
08-19-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 877,313
Posted By Hermes

TTT Tuesdays at Fiesta. Consistently logging...

TTT Tuesdays at Fiesta. Consistently logging 10:30 lap times via tempo power and did another 20K TTT. Once again somewhat ideal weather conditions for fast times - higher humidity, higher temperature...
08-12-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2,059
Views: 221,106
Posted By Hermes

Now working on the Czerny piece from Book 740...

Now working on the Czerny piece from Book 740 Etude #7. This is very Liszt like. This kills my right hand.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4u4aEvFADg4
08-10-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5,155
Views: 298,266
Posted By furiousferret

We had a really bad month in our house. My wife...

We had a really bad month in our house. My wife manages COVID for her company (which has locations nationwide) and when it hit it was bad. She felt really guilty about some things that happened (when...
08-07-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 877,313
Posted By burnthesheep

That's quick. What's the road surface like? I...

That's quick. What's the road surface like? I despise the loud whir of losing speed via CRR on the roads by my workplace. Noise equals loss. There's one patch of fresh blacktop about 1mi long. ...
08-07-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 877,313
Posted By Hermes

Fiesta is a cruel mistress. Stay safe out there...

Fiesta is a cruel mistress. Stay safe out there and good luck!
08-06-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 751
Views: 150,150
Posted By burnthesheep

All shelf parts now. Same position, I had used...

All shelf parts now. Same position, I had used their website dimensions for the poles to setup those videos with my other parts.

The stack to seat may look a lot closer due to angle of pic. ...
08-05-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 877,313
Posted By Hermes

TTT Tuesdays on Fiesta. Unlike some racers on...

TTT Tuesdays on Fiesta. Unlike some racers on this forum who burn sub 8 minute laps on Fiesta, we had trouble getting under 11 minutes. We finally broke 11 on lap six when we finally got a clear lap...
08-04-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 877,313
Posted By procrit

My favorite days are the long endurance rides...

My favorite days are the long endurance rides too. Looking forward to some big weeks this winter.

I felt amazing on the ride this morning. Starting to see a glimpse of fitness. One day at a time.
08-04-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 751
Views: 150,150
Posted By burnthesheep

I replaced my custom tilt solution with the real...

I replaced my custom tilt solution with the real parts from Aerocoach last night. So, no more rigged up stuff. The box came in the mail after 3 months.

I liked the bars enough I went with those...
08-03-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 877,313
Posted By procrit

Huge ride this weekend for me, 215 TSS, 82 miles....

Huge ride this weekend for me, 215 TSS, 82 miles. My local club grouped passed me going the opposite direction about an hour into my planned z2 solo ride. I spun around quickly and started chasing,...
08-03-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 877,313
Posted By hubcyclist

finished the first half of short power build HV...

finished the first half of short power build HV on trainerroad, couple of hard workouts this weekend. Saturday was 4x15 "race start" intervals, with 30sec @ 150% and settling into 95%, did 3 of 4, it...
08-01-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 24,534
Views: 2,089,637
Posted By bonsai171

Today I did my first century at 15.7 mph! ...

Today I did my first century at 15.7 mph!

Dave
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