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04-08-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 139
Posted By caloso

https://www.amazon.com/Training-Racing-Power-Meter...

https://www.amazon.com/Training-Racing-Power-Meter-Hunter/dp/1934030554

More than you'd ever want to know.
04-08-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 74
Posted By caloso

Wow. That is kind of ridiculous.

Wow. That is kind of ridiculous.
04-07-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By caloso

A few years ago I worked with a coach who tested...

A few years ago I worked with a coach who tested me and saw that I had really good 1 minute power* but really lousy hour power so we spent a lot of time raising my FTP. There's no use having short...
04-06-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By caloso

I have won sprints where I was not the fastest,...

I have won sprints where I was not the fastest, but I timed it better. And I have lost sprints where I was the fastest, but I timed it poorly.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,896
Posted By caloso

I find them to be more comfortable. YMMV.

I find them to be more comfortable. YMMV.
04-04-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14,565
Views: 808,940
Posted By caloso

Posting this because I have never in my life...

Posting this because I have never in my life nailed an outside workout as closely as this one:
...
04-03-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14,565
Views: 808,940
Posted By caloso

Was able to get out and do an interval set after...

Was able to get out and do an interval set after work last night. Man I needed that. Only annoying thing is getting passed by a group of 3 local racers riding a paceline. Cmon, guys.
03-30-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14,565
Views: 808,940
Posted By caloso

Including zwift, I've been on the bike 6 days in...

Including zwift, I've been on the bike 6 days in a row. Yay me.

Also, my 16 year old just destroyed me in a sprint. Yay him.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,869
Posted By caloso

I'm still shaving my legs.

I'm still shaving my legs.
03-30-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 124
Posted By caloso

Brand doesn't matter but you should use a 9-speed...

Brand doesn't matter but you should use a 9-speed chain with a a 9-speed cassette.
03-29-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By caloso

While I was at it, I would just get a new...

While I was at it, I would just get a new freewheel and chain too.
03-29-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,310
Posted By caloso

We can't control the actions or words of others...

We can't control the actions or words of others but we can control our reactions to them.
Forum: Introductions
03-29-20, 12:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By caloso

Howdy. I also commute downtown from south of...

Howdy. I also commute downtown from south of Broadway.
03-27-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 525
Posted By caloso

I don't degrease, as it tends to flush out lube...

I don't degrease, as it tends to flush out lube from the interior parts of the chain where you need it. On the other hand, lube on the exterior doesn't have any function other than to attract dirt...
03-27-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,395
Posted By caloso

Less. Much less. My agency/position has been...

Less. Much less. My agency/position has been deemed essential and we've been scrambling to figure things out. I go to the office and straight home. If I have the energy, I try to get on Zwift, but...
03-27-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 503
Posted By caloso

Beyond the auto-pause, Garmin has a setting that...

Beyond the auto-pause, Garmin has a setting that will ignore zeros, so even if you are moving but coasting, it will ignore those readings.
03-27-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,117
Posted By caloso

I don't know about Cali. I don't follow...

I don't know about Cali. I don't follow Colombian law. However, in California lane splitting is not prohibited.
03-27-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,117
Posted By caloso

Exactly. In my experience, the only thing that...

Exactly. In my experience, the only thing that annoys motorists more than cyclists flouting traffic laws is cyclists strictly obeying them.
03-26-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By caloso

Sorry. Your Raleigh looks like a pretty typical...

Sorry. Your Raleigh looks like a pretty typical hybrid with 700c wheels. It will fit any wheel-on trainer that I've ever seen. Maybe your friend was recommending a direct-drive trainer where the...
03-26-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,117
Posted By caloso

Yes, you committed a traffic infraction, unless...

Yes, you committed a traffic infraction, unless you live in Idaho. But unless the person wore a badge and the car had lights and a siren, I wouldn't even respond. Smile and wave, boys. Smile and...
03-26-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By caloso

It's basically a device that holds your bike in...

It's basically a device that holds your bike in place, and provides some resistance.. Here is an example: it clamps your bike by the rear skewer, and the wheel sits on a steel drum attached to a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,038
Posted By caloso

It isn't unusual to see P12 women in a Cat3 men's...

It isn't unusual to see P12 women in a Cat3 men's field.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,038
Posted By caloso

Or boxing.

Or boxing.
03-26-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14,565
Views: 808,940
Posted By caloso

Having real problems with motivation. My...

Having real problems with motivation. My agency/project has been deemed essential and we've been scrambling with trying to do things remotely while 80% of the agency is working from home. These last...
03-24-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,135
Posted By caloso

I saw that Gavin was closing state park parking...

I saw that Gavin was closing state park parking lots but leaving the parks themselves open. I like it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,559
Posted By caloso

I use both. The aerobic decoupling (HR to PWR...

I use both. The aerobic decoupling (HR to PWR ratio) is a good metric for me, especially in a build phase.
03-24-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,005
Posted By caloso

Cycling, while observing responsible social...

Cycling, while observing responsible social distancing, is allowed in California. My son and I went out for a mellow gravel ride on the local levees this weekend. Really pleasant actually.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,980
Posted By caloso

I was hoping you'd come in to post that.

I was hoping you'd come in to post that.
03-24-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 8,530
Posted By caloso

My kids are home from school for the next few...

My kids are home from school for the next few weeks, and I really don't expect them to go back. Most of their teachers have established virtual classrooms, but since it's a public school I don't...
03-23-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,391
Posted By caloso

Garmin, which talks to the power meter in my...

Garmin, which talks to the power meter in my crank, the hrm around my torso, and the satellites in orbit.
03-18-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14,565
Views: 808,940
Posted By caloso

The good news is that I've been deemed essential,...

The good news is that I've been deemed essential, so I'm still coming to work. The bad news is that I have hardly ridden at all in the last two weeks because we've been scrambling at work to keep...
03-13-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By caloso

Galicia. Santiago de Compostela is well known as...

Galicia. Santiago de Compostela is well known as the destination for pilgrims on El Camino de Santiago but many of the beautiful coastal towns are hidden gems. Green and cool in the summer while the...
03-13-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14,565
Views: 808,940
Posted By caloso

My team's race is scheduled for the first weekend...

My team's race is scheduled for the first weekend in May. We're still on but we've been in contact with the city and have been told that things are changing daily, if not hourly. NCNCA and USAC...
03-12-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By caloso

If you get dropped, it won't be because of watts....

If you get dropped, it won't be because of watts.

Go race.
03-11-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 932
Posted By caloso

Sinus irrigation has been a big help for me. I...

Sinus irrigation has been a big help for me. I use the squirt bottle rather than the neti pot. Do it in the shower each morning. Sinus Rinse Regular Kit...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By caloso

Still waiting on the handlebar mounted EMP...

Still waiting on the handlebar mounted EMP generator to disable cell phones.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 563
Posted By caloso

https://www.castelli-cycling.com/us/custom-product...

https://www.castelli-cycling.com/us/custom-products/mens-cycling/custom-cycling-accessories/p/TK0457SC1-000
03-09-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 472
Posted By caloso

Jerky and bananas.

Jerky and bananas.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 563
Posted By caloso

Castelli full finger Team Glove. No padding,...

Castelli full finger Team Glove. No padding, just grippy. Perfect for the conditions you're describing.
03-06-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 533
Posted By caloso

Always check (and if necessary, replace) the...

Always check (and if necessary, replace) the cables first.
03-05-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,253
Posted By caloso

I play soccer.

I play soccer.
Forum: Commuting
03-04-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,697
Posted By caloso

I got a Fly12. Not so much for me, as for my...

I got a Fly12. Not so much for me, as for my heirs and estate.
03-03-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14,565
Views: 808,940
Posted By caloso

Holy crap. I thought I clicked on a zombie...

Holy crap. I thought I clicked on a zombie thread.
02-28-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,625
Posted By caloso

6000kcal seems. . . optimistic.

6000kcal seems. . . optimistic.
02-28-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,728
Posted By caloso

I use Strava for social reasons more than...

I use Strava for social reasons more than anything else. Occasionally route planning.

TP is for actual training data. For me the most important metric is consistent tracking of training stress...
02-28-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,625
Posted By caloso

I will typically do 60-90min on a mug of black...

I will typically do 60-90min on a mug of black coffee. 2 hours is my record. A century seems way beyond anything I would consider.
02-27-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,602
Posted By caloso

Pretty sure it's mostly Sacramento folks.

Pretty sure it's mostly Sacramento folks.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-20, 03:26 PM
02-26-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,459
Posted By caloso

Too busy admiring that classic Selle Italia Flite.

Too busy admiring that classic Selle Italia Flite.
02-26-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,602
Posted By caloso

I sometimes have the opposite take: I sometimes...

I sometimes have the opposite take: I sometimes can't believe how old (physically/mentally/culturally) my chronological peers are. I see a lot of my HS classmates on FB and 90% of the posts are about...
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