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09-19-20, 03:24 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

We had an RV for 2 years, wanted to use it on the...

We had an RV for 2 years, wanted to use it on the weekends so we could park at the beach and go surfing. Unfortunately, its not like TV where you're alone on the beach with no one for miles. Its...
09-19-20, 03:16 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

The sky is finally starting to clear up around...

The sky is finally starting to clear up around here, so I'm going to try and get some miles in outdoors next week, maybe even test on my favorite strip of road.
09-17-20, 12:23 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Usually my code is to fix an issue or automatic...

Usually my code is to fix an issue or automatic an installation process. I'm usually on a timeline, so once its serviceable I just end it there. None of my stuff is customer facing so it doesn't...
09-14-20, 09:33 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Fires still keeping me indoors. I've been...

Fires still keeping me indoors. I've been picking it up but my efforts are a solid 70 ctl. 80 is kinda the 'good' threshold where my performance goes up, but I'm not sure that's important right...
09-13-20, 06:43 PM
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Views: 6,689
Posted By furiousferret

I will probably do 1 or 2 Zwift races this week,...

I will probably do 1 or 2 Zwift races this week, I really need to pick up my efforts.
09-13-20, 06:40 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Cypress terrible what's going on up there. Stay...

Cypress terrible what's going on up there. Stay safe. In 2004 we were in a similar situation and had to leave our home with and wall of smoke a flame approaching. When I turned off the TV to leave...
09-10-20, 06:54 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I haven't done a test all this year. I'd put...

I haven't done a test all this year. I'd put money on what I can do within 5 watts.
09-10-20, 12:53 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Yard work keeps killing my workouts. I get sore...

Yard work keeps killing my workouts. I get sore legs from crouching and I can't really put in any real efforts.



We used to do crazy stuff when we were kids, sometimes we'd get lost 10 miles...
09-10-20, 12:43 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

My brother's house in SF (Pacifica) looks like...

My brother's house in SF (Pacifica) looks like its in hell. The sky is orange and you can't see anything. Down here there is smoke all over and our house smells like fire. There is the occasional...
09-07-20, 08:28 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Great job Cypress!

Great job Cypress!
09-04-20, 03:15 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

That's badass. Ever have to fight a bear?

That's badass. Ever have to fight a bear?
09-03-20, 11:41 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

This week has probably been my first consistent...

This week has probably been my first consistent week of 'hard' rides. I've been putting off since I came back from my sickness, but my weight has been creeping up, now its going back down.

My...
08-26-20, 06:36 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I may have to take you up on that someday, after...

I may have to take you up on that someday, after this whole thing ends. I have a crappy Breville. Once that dies I want to get an ECM or Profitec.
08-25-20, 03:09 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Maybe in 20 years we can climb that together and...

Maybe in 20 years we can climb that together and then catch an FC Porto match (assuming you're near Porto).



I haven't looked deeply into it, but retiring (outside a load of paperwork) isn't an...
08-24-20, 05:39 PM
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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, 03:08 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I think its a roll of the dice whether you get a...

I think its a roll of the dice whether you get a crappy kid or not. I don't think its avoidable by good parenting all the times either, so if you have two good kids I'd stop there because the next...
08-23-20, 09:53 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Something like this (34 seconds): ...

Something like this (34 seconds):
https://youtu.be/KuKqcfO31is?t=34
08-23-20, 04:18 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I've been doing nothing but easy TR since my...

I've been doing nothing but easy TR since my sickness. Functionally, it works because I can work on my Spanish watching videos, as you need roughly 1000 hours of input to be fluent. I'm halfway...
08-23-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,689
Posted By furiousferret

My Zwift hasn't been working since I got my hub...

My Zwift hasn't been working since I got my hub replaced. Its just not connecting to Apple TV and its really frustrating.

while I don't Zwift nearly as much as TR, its probably the best for...
08-23-20, 03:40 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Flatballer me and my wife had a really rough...

Flatballer me and my wife had a really rough patch lately when her work got bad and she started taking it out on me. She went on Zoloft and things are much better.

I think there are things you...
08-21-20, 03:31 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I don't think I have any KOM's left. My...

I don't think I have any KOM's left. My 'friends' aka teammates took them all. They're all younger and stronger than me. Some could be DPros if the world cared about racing these days (IMO, I...
08-20-20, 05:52 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Nice! You sound way ahead of where I'm at. I...

Nice! You sound way ahead of where I'm at. I have 3 simple Python apps written. They're for comparing subtitles to a global frequency list and my list of 'known words'. So if you're learning a...
08-20-20, 02:53 PM
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Views: 299,294
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...
08-17-20, 09:10 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Pretty high. Its all clay so I had to use a pick...

Pretty high. Its all clay so I had to use a pick ax just to dig. Tore a callous in my hand. I have to go buy mulch to fill it in, but was just too wiped out to bother yesterday.
08-17-20, 07:28 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

I could only manage 25 minutes yesterday, too...

I could only manage 25 minutes yesterday, too wiped.

I did 2 hours of yardwork in 100+ degree heat killed me. When my wife isn't looknig, I roll my face in the mud to make it look like I...
08-16-20, 06:53 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

He's probably just just venting; nobody comes on...

He's probably just just venting; nobody comes on the internet to say good things about their spouses but that doesn't mean they hate them. I have to do so much crap for my wife and her in laws my...
08-13-20, 08:03 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Well, there goes my last race opportunity. Time...

Well, there goes my last race opportunity. Time to start consuming Twinkees.
08-11-20, 02:21 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

You probably already know this but don't send it...

You probably already know this but don't send it to the dealership. Its a lot cheaper if you can find someone independent that can service it.
08-10-20, 10:07 AM
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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...
08-10-20, 08:27 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

17 hours of almost all Zone 2. I'm 15 pounds...

17 hours of almost all Zone 2. I'm 15 pounds overweight....that is, I'm 'skinny' to Americans but 15 over my race weight. I am going under the assumption we're racing in January so I'd like to be...
08-09-20, 08:59 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I have a baseball bat to turn on my fans, plus it...

I have a baseball bat to turn on my fans, plus it helps compensate since I'm short and weigh marginally more than an iPhone....


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07-28-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 27,066
Posted By furiousferret

Cycling as a sport doesn't have nearly the same...

Cycling as a sport doesn't have nearly the same pool as sports like Basketball, Running, or Soccer. For every young cyclist training to be a pro, there are 100 in those sports. Its simply a numbers...
07-28-20, 02:27 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Training Status; it hasn't been good. I'm still...

Training Status; it hasn't been good. I'm still putting in the miles but I'm not putting in the effort. Also, the hub on my Neo is destroyed so its looking like outdoor rides for the next week.
07-28-20, 02:24 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Everyone wants to say they're not born with a...

Everyone wants to say they're not born with a genetic silver spoon, and I do think some are confused with having the right mindset. Positivity alone can get you far in many pursuits. In cycling, I...
07-13-20, 11:31 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Ugh, get better soon, and then stop crashing!

Ugh, get better soon, and then stop crashing!
07-10-20, 10:26 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I was sick for over 2 weeks, not severely, but...

I was sick for over 2 weeks, not severely, but enough that I couldn't really ride. Sore throat, some dizzy spells, and nausea. I'm better now but I kind of feel like anything I was working towards...
07-01-20, 04:53 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Our races were cancelled, which I couldn't have...

Our races were cancelled, which I couldn't have done because this sickness has floored my fitness. Next for me is BWR which I give a 50/50 chance of happening.
06-29-20, 10:10 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

:( When I first started posting on...

:(

When I first started posting on bikeforums PCad was one of the first people I both loved to hear from (and annoyed as well). His stories about the NYACK(sp?) group rides and his arguments with...
06-28-20, 05:57 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Full Recovery week then starting a big block for...

Full Recovery week then starting a big block for racing....then I get sick.

My wife was really sick, I was kind of sick. We had many of the symptoms and got tested. The sad thing is 'we lived our...
06-18-20, 11:51 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

I'm so far detached from cycling media, I have no...

I'm so far detached from cycling media, I have no clue what's going on outside the 33.
06-18-20, 11:48 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

everything is fake news something something...

everything is fake news
something something conspiracy
share if you dare
06-17-20, 03:20 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Happy for you two! Have fun.

Happy for you two! Have fun.
06-17-20, 08:21 AM
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Views: 35,821
Posted By furiousferret

We have racing next month, but we also have...

We have racing next month, but we also have record cases. I give it 20% chance of happening. its perfect for me at roughly 110 ft gain per mile. That all being said, if I do race I'll have to...
06-16-20, 09:38 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Recovery Week; still going to put in volume just...

Recovery Week; still going to put in volume just easy volume.
06-13-20, 06:53 PM
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Views: 35,821
Posted By furiousferret

Sometimes our guys ride out to Como St and back. ...

Sometimes our guys ride out to Como St and back. Makes for 120? Mile ride. I've always wanted to do it, but its a big day.
06-13-20, 01:40 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I still really haven't found the the key to...

I still really haven't found the the key to winning races in Zwift, but you definitely have to be in the front group at the start (which can be hard because sometimes its all out for 2 minutes) and...
06-11-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15,376
Views: 878,937
Posted By furiousferret

Zwift Race, didn't do too hot, was one of the...

Zwift Race, didn't do too hot, was one of the last in the group of A's. My wattage was down about 20, but I was far from fresh so I'm not too concerned. CTL at 84....I don't why but it is.

It...
06-10-20, 05:09 PM
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Views: 299,294
Posted By furiousferret

I've only met one Portuguese person out here in...

I've only met one Portuguese person out here in California. This kid at my Junior High School would always get in fights because they'd call him white and he'd proclaim he's Portuguese and start...
06-09-20, 03:03 PM
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Views: 299,294
Posted By furiousferret

So the good thing about being back at work is...

So the good thing about being back at work is seeing all your friends. I told my coworker I was learning Spanish, and now he's on board, so I have a language buddy. He then tells me, "This will be...
06-07-20, 05:11 PM
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Views: 878,937
Posted By furiousferret

Best thing to do is the Audax; which is a group...

Best thing to do is the Audax; which is a group ride and you can pick 62, 100, 124, or 200 mile options. 90% of the riders choose 62 miles but you get a solid group pulling you 2/3 of the way. Today...
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