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07-07-19, 07:32 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Biking buddy is moving away so went out with him...

Biking buddy is moving away so went out with him and a couple of other people for a chill 3.5 hours. Wind was blowing something fierce. I'm still sick with so much gunk in my lungs. Tomorrow is...
07-07-19, 07:30 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

I've been on the GP5000 TL in 28's all season. I...

I've been on the GP5000 TL in 28's all season. I think road tubeless has finally worked out all the bugs and is worth trying for everybody. Especially if you have disc brakes and flats are a pain the...
07-06-19, 02:48 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Recovery ride yesterday. Easy ride today with 3...

Recovery ride yesterday. Easy ride today with 3 efforts. One hard, two kinda hard. A-priority race in a week. I've got some chest congestion going on and I'm gonna do everything I need to get this...
07-04-19, 01:39 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

July 4th 5000 feet of freedom. One of the biggest...

July 4th 5000 feet of freedom. One of the biggest climbs I know of. 5000 feet straight up, probably a hundred bike friends all partying at 6am. Almost all dirt / gravel. Tonight I'll ride up a...
07-03-19, 09:53 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

I did this ride two years ago. Beautiful course...

I did this ride two years ago. Beautiful course and a lot of good opportunity for racing. I know some guys from my team are going to race it this year. 2 years ago when i did it, I didn't know what...
07-03-19, 09:04 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Good little discussion! Last night's...

Good little discussion!

Last night's groupride went about how I expected. Got dropped quick.. Today was supposed to be recovery.. but I had two mechanicals and got stuck on the trail by a rattler...
07-01-19, 08:06 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Fasted all day today (2PM yesterday until about...

Fasted all day today (2PM yesterday until about 5PM today) to hopefully stave off some of the weight gain over the trip. A race in 12 days and I gained 6lbs over the work trip. Today was just an easy...
06-30-19, 10:07 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Saw one of the legends of dance music in concert...

Saw one of the legends of dance music in concert last night. Such a fun show! Armin has been a part of my musical taste forever. My dad introduced me to this music when i was young and I bought him a...
06-30-19, 10:04 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Week of work travel and awful dieting comes to an...

Week of work travel and awful dieting comes to an end today. Flying back to Utah and my bike. Scared to step on the scale tomorrow. I got a run in every day and lifted twice but the massive amounts...
06-25-19, 06:51 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

If this were true, no pro in any discipline (or...

If this were true, no pro in any discipline (or triathlon) would be racing on speedplay.
06-23-19, 02:32 PM
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I'd enjoyed following the huub wattbike team. A...

I'd enjoyed following the huub wattbike team. A cool middle finger to the big teams.

Ah the uci messing up something I like...
06-22-19, 07:05 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Away from the bike for 9 days because of a...

Away from the bike for 9 days because of a wedding (last night) and some work travel. Wedding was awesome. Controlled myself on the drinking front but went a little hard on the food. I've been...
06-21-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,533
Posted By Ttoc6

They'll move before they crash. If they really...

They'll move before they crash. If they really dont want you to take the wheel they'll muscle you off with a hand or something.
06-20-19, 06:12 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

I have no data on this (besides the math).. but...

I have no data on this (besides the math).. but when I moved to altitude my average ride speed jumped. I don't know if it's the dry air, thinner air or whatever (better fitness?), but I do ride...
06-20-19, 05:33 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Typical summer solstice ride. Goal is to do 100...

Typical summer solstice ride. Goal is to do 100 miles. I didn't have to work today so I got it done in the morning. Averaged ~21mph solo the entire time with one mtn climb/descent and one good climb...
06-20-19, 05:31 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Re aero wheel depth Beginning of the season...

Re aero wheel depth

Beginning of the season on my Roval CL50's I never felt a thing. I've dropped about 15lbs since then (~145lbs). Windy descents are kinda sketch now, but not near as much as the...
06-20-19, 07:36 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Kinda was pining after a nice niteride with...

Kinda was pining after a nice niteride with integrated battery. The only thing I dont like about my light is the external battery pack. Itd also be real nice to have a gopro style attachment since my...
06-19-19, 08:40 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Gravel commute Monday, very hard group ride after...

Gravel commute Monday, very hard group ride after road commute yesterday and some toasted legs mtbing tonight. I think I'm in a pretty big calorie hole right now (less than a lb to goal weight), and...
06-19-19, 08:34 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

I bike commutes twice this week. Which is damm...

I bike commutes twice this week. Which is damm near a record for me Haha. Tuesday on the way out the door my front light finally bit the dust. Cable pulled out fo the light after all these years of...
06-16-19, 01:07 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Voile Straps! Skiers call them backcountry duct...

Voile Straps! Skiers call them backcountry duct tape because you can fix almost anything with them. Cheap, light, easy to find, easy to use and bomb proof.

https://www.voile.com/voile-straps.html
06-16-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 314
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Posted By Ttoc6

Doge, I really like time trialling as well. Just...

Doge, I really like time trialling as well. Just not many opportunities to race it where I live. One of the reasons I hate the concept of a merckx TT is how it takes so many of the variables out....
06-16-19, 08:38 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Reverse pacelines are fun. Back guy has to sprint...

Reverse pacelines are fun. Back guy has to sprint to (or past) the front every 1.5 minutes. Second should still be recovering and has to chase down the move. Up to the sprinting guy to determine how...
06-16-19, 08:34 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

I've taken a step back from tech this year on the...

I've taken a step back from tech this year on the bike. Saves me so much time not analyzing every ride immediately when I get home. Now I throw it on strava, rename the activity, put some pictures up...
06-16-19, 08:31 AM
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Views: 1,892
Posted By Ttoc6

Enjoy collegiate racing, totally made my college...

Enjoy collegiate racing, totally made my college experience. All my friends came from the club and it has lead to post-college life in much the same way.

ECCC is super competitive, but make...
06-16-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 22,885
Posted By Ttoc6

NO water for 40k imo. you can deal with thirst...

NO water for 40k imo. you can deal with thirst for an hour. Just drink lots night before.

Speaking of 40k.. I had state TT champs yeterday. New position on TT Bike and I've only ridden that bike...
06-16-19, 08:16 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Raced my TT bike for the first time in a year...

Raced my TT bike for the first time in a year yesterday. Made a very drastic change to position two days before. Power was way low, but speed was high. THank goodness I don't have to comply with the...
06-09-19, 06:21 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Ended up with just under 18 hours of exercise...

Ended up with just under 18 hours of exercise this week, 14hrs on the bike. I went outdoor climbing for the first time yesterday and had a blast. Bunch of top rope routes and I tried a lead climb for...
06-09-19, 06:18 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Went from a garmin 500 to a wahoo elmnt a few...

Went from a garmin 500 to a wahoo elmnt a few years ago. Huge step up in usability and reliability. The new Roam is kinda cool, but not sure it's worth the extra over the Bolt.

I use my suunto...
06-07-19, 10:35 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Echoing what's said above.. The line between...

Echoing what's said above..

The line between producer and DJ has been blurred pretty heavily. There are still djs, but not many big name producers that dont stand on stage and press play on a...
06-07-19, 09:11 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Little bit of a humble brag :thumb: But for...

Little bit of a humble brag :thumb:

But for real this concert was a bit different than others I've been to. Less drug use and people weren't really packing it in like I've seen.Maybe it's just...
06-06-19, 10:14 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Just got home from seeing Dillon Francis. Not my...

Just got home from seeing Dillon Francis. Not my first choice on genre but tickets were extremly cheap and I could walk to the amphitheatre to the concert. Skipped the openers (thunderstroms delayed...
06-06-19, 08:30 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Was planning on a mtb ride to try out the new...

Was planning on a mtb ride to try out the new flats and shoes my bro got me for my birthday. But I'm such a **** mechanic by the time I had the bike working (bad brake rub, wheel change and...
06-04-19, 10:16 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Birthday Ride! Took the day off work for a dr.'s...

Birthday Ride! Took the day off work for a dr.'s appointment (convenient.. hmmm) and got 115 miles of mixed terrain on the gravel bike. Almost 7 hours and I got to see some beautiful, isolated parts...
06-02-19, 07:42 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Raced the dead Swede hundo gravel race yesterday....

Raced the dead Swede hundo gravel race yesterday. Course profile was incredibly deceiving. It looked like there was 5 mid sized climbs and that was it. The damn course was never flat Haha. Rolling...
05-31-19, 07:00 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Random ride on the side of the road yesterday to...

Random ride on the side of the road yesterday to stretch legs half way through the car ride. Slept in my car last night and short course preview for a 100 mile gravel race tomorrow. Some beautiful...
05-31-19, 10:14 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Hip angle looks a bit funny to me, but it passes...

Hip angle looks a bit funny to me, but it passes the aero eye check. Post it over on slowtwitch for feedback. They've got some criteria in a sticky on what they want to see.
05-31-19, 10:11 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Yes, but you have to wait for the score to come...

Yes, but you have to wait for the score to come back. Most the programs I've looked at eont care about written scores though.

I sit for my gre in mid July. Had hoped to take it in June, but work...
05-25-19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 22,885
Posted By Ttoc6

State champ crit. Big downhill, one easy 90degree...

State champ crit. Big downhill, one easy 90degree corner after a punch of a climb, back downhill and a hard 200meter uphill drive to the finish line. Wind decided it wanted to show up today too.
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05-24-19, 09:56 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 12,469
Posted By Ttoc6

Oh boy I'm glad I didn't do videos when I was a...

Oh boy I'm glad I didn't do videos when I was a 5. I was a cocky piece of ****.
05-23-19, 07:16 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Weather had been udder ****e here. They actually...

Weather had been udder ****e here. They actually close parts of the freeway this morning up north because of 65mph crosswinds...

So I've been relegated to the trainer. Tuesday was 3x12 hard starts...
05-20-19, 06:02 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

That's what I meant.

That's what I meant.
05-20-19, 05:12 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

I take loratidine (Claritin). Seems to work for...

I take loratidine (Claritin). Seems to work for me. When in big trouble nothing works for me but Pseudo.. which I know is prohibited in competition.
05-18-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 314
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Posted By Ttoc6

Flat to rolling, but windy 64 mile road race in...

Flat to rolling, but windy 64 mile road race in the 123 today. Goal was work for team and finish the race. Teammate ended up 3rd and I worked hard t defend the break away. Super punchy start and...
05-16-19, 06:22 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

We've got 10 days of rain in our forecast....

We've got 10 days of rain in our forecast. Saturdays race is gonna be pretty miserable. It's about 1500 feet higher than here so we are looking at just barely cracking 45 degrees by noon.

Still...
05-15-19, 06:06 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Whew boy am I tired. Just 30 minutes to spin the...

Whew boy am I tired. Just 30 minutes to spin the legs today.
05-14-19, 08:19 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Ride to work, 45 minutes in the dark. 'Work' all...

Ride to work, 45 minutes in the dark. 'Work' all day and dream about bikes. Get off work, ride an hourish to the group ride. Get the **** kicked out of me, somehow make the last move and get dead...
05-12-19, 04:53 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Yesterday a local ex-pro hosted what was supposed...

Yesterday a local ex-pro hosted what was supposed to be a race-sim ride since there was no local race. Only 4 people showed up so it just turned into a hard tempo ride. Good times were had by all and...
05-10-19, 04:44 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

2 ish hours just riding around. Never hard, just...

2 ish hours just riding around. Never hard, just pedalling and enjoying the nice weather.
05-09-19, 06:46 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Tuesday night we got stormed out of our ride.....

Tuesday night we got stormed out of our ride.. hard. Made it 50 minutes in and the storm hit us like a hurricane. Bailed out to a teammates house and got a ride home. Went to the gym afterwards, but...
05-06-19, 09:58 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

As I ride more and more gravel, bwr sounds like a...

As I ride more and more gravel, bwr sounds like a ton of fun.

On a related note, I bought a backpacking tent today for the summer hiking season. But I think I want to try out some bike packing at...
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