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10-21-20, 04:51 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Couldn't snuff the 5 hrs of zwifting this...

Couldn't snuff the 5 hrs of zwifting this morning. It was a combo of some solo riding while doing work email, a B-pace 3R group ride and some more climbing to get me closer to the Tron bike. Did...
10-21-20, 01:09 PM
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Posted By caloso

5 x (3' + 3') VO2max intervals before work this...

5 x (3' + 3') VO2max intervals before work this morning. I remembered that there was a park where my kid used to have soccer practice. A little less than half a mile around, no traffic other than a...
10-21-20, 11:48 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

60min of endurance for me today, my son was on...

60min of endurance for me today, my son was on zwift next to me. He averaged "100w" for 60mins on a zwift race (he's not into racing but it's just something to engage his mind a bit). I think the...
10-20-20, 06:55 PM
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Posted By big john

It will be 3 weeks this Friday since I fell off...

It will be 3 weeks this Friday since I fell off my mtb. I've been trying to ride a little, went out Saturday and did a few thousand feet of climbing with some people which made the hip pain worse...
10-20-20, 10:47 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

Another zwift race for me today, 48mins with IF...

Another zwift race for me today, 48mins with IF of 0.93, a little lower than some other recent efforts. It was a combined category start and it started off really fast (or I didn't put enough power...
10-12-20, 11:17 AM
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Posted By burnthesheep

Screw it, why not. I was feeling good on my run...

Screw it, why not. I was feeling good on my run Saturday in the rain. Decided to finish a 1/2. I'd never sniffed breaking 2 hours. 1:58. I had a couple stoplight crossings in there for a...
10-08-20, 01:54 PM
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Posted By caloso

Had my best MTB TT race of the season last night....

Had my best MTB TT race of the season last night. There were long sections of flowy smooth single track which really favored my CX bike, but the biggest thing is being 7 pounds lighter than I...
10-08-20, 12:35 PM
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Posted By Hermes

2 times up Soledad Mountain at threshold. ...

2 times up Soledad Mountain at threshold. However, you Zwift guys are giving me FOMO.:D
09-25-20, 09:47 AM
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Posted By cmh

I got a new Kickr Monday. Unfortunately I'm...

I got a new Kickr Monday. Unfortunately I'm still waiting for my promotions for a free month of Zwift, Sufferfest, Trainerroad, and other apps. In the meantime I did my first of what I assume will...
09-24-20, 04:16 PM
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Posted By big john

Mapquest says 4 hours. Some of the other beach...

Mapquest says 4 hours. Some of the other beach campgrounds are nice but what I like about Jalama is the remoteness. Leo Carillo is nice because you have easy access to some of the best road riding in...
09-24-20, 03:49 PM
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Posted By procrit

My Oct-Dec looks crazy. Literally 4 weekends...

My Oct-Dec looks crazy. Literally 4 weekends "open" between now and 2021. I've shifted my training schedule to just Mon-Fri, including a longer ride or two mid week as well. I can still get them...
09-24-20, 03:48 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

We have a home office reno that's been on hold...

We have a home office reno that's been on hold for like 1.5 months while we went on vacation and then got lazy.

I have a generator installation half done, we want to get a gas fireplace for the...
09-18-20, 09:15 AM
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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.
...
09-18-20, 08:38 AM
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Posted By gsteinb

We bought this a few weeks back to pull the...

We bought this a few weeks back to pull the travel trailer
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_5218_544ba56e3650d41a4260779a9167c3907967c558.jpg...
09-18-20, 06:10 AM
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Posted By topflightpro

Bought a new car last night. I mentioned...

Bought a new car last night.

I mentioned about a month ago that my Service Engine Soon light came on on my 10-year-old BMW. I paid the $1400 to get it repaired, and started casually looking at new...
09-14-20, 09:50 AM
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Posted By procrit

I'm more of a put head phones on and black out...

I'm more of a put head phones on and black out during the workout. Turning my brain off is one of my favorite things to do, whether it's cycling, meditation, or sleep.
09-14-20, 09:46 AM
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Posted By procrit

Put in a 2800 kJ endurance ride Saturday, legs...

Put in a 2800 kJ endurance ride Saturday, legs felt great, no problem recovering from it. I hit the forest Sunday on the dirt bike for 3 hours, mostly single track / technical stuff, and my body is...
09-14-20, 08:45 AM
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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...
09-13-20, 07:52 PM
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Posted By himespau

I've actually cut back to just the one race a...

I've actually cut back to just the one race a week (a series a team I'm on participates in). Decided to actually do some organized training and just scattershot races whenever I found one that fit...
09-11-20, 10:57 AM
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Posted By burnthesheep

Time savings leaving front door to ride. I go...

Time savings leaving front door to ride. I go around Falls lake on long rides.

I live in N Hills, and ride the 1x 54t TT bike around that part of town. Lol. Itíll make ya a man! Easiest gear...
09-11-20, 09:50 AM
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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...
09-11-20, 09:49 AM
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Posted By topflightpro

Why not head down to Jordan Lake? Roads around...

Why not head down to Jordan Lake? Roads around there tend to be much flatter.
09-11-20, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Terrain versus the prescribed workout. In...

Terrain versus the prescribed workout. In general, Coaches seem to be brain dead when it comes to merging where the athlete will be, the terrain and the prescribed workout. Generally, one can always...
09-10-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5,223
Views: 307,887
Posted By Doge

Thank you for your service! I tried. That was...

Thank you for your service!
I tried. That was that trip to the Naval Academy - using rowing. He liked the bike too much, so that didn't happen. Spending 3-4 days a week on the Marine base (Camp...
09-09-20, 02:12 PM
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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: 44
Views: 6,862
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, 04:34 PM
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Posted By Hermes

The word is out in the bear community and they...

The word is out in the bear community and they avoid him.
09-03-20, 12:42 PM
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Posted By caloso

I originally used AppleTV but I hated the remote...

I originally used AppleTV but I hated the remote and couldn't use the workouts I created in Training Peaks. I discovered it works better to use an iPad with an adapter cable to HDMI to the TV.
09-03-20, 10:58 AM
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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...
09-03-20, 10:02 AM
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Posted By gsteinb

Neat. I just mailed a certified letter to my...

Neat.

I just mailed a certified letter to my gym which reopened yesterday.
09-03-20, 08:40 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Our gym is open and I are back at it. This is...

Our gym is open and I are back at it. This is much better than home workouts or that other intensity studio.
08-26-20, 08:56 AM
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Posted By burnthesheep

Went after a little local neighborhood TT segment...

Went after a little local neighborhood TT segment last night. Really hilly and technical. I don't have the bumps memorized there so couldn't turn it up to 11.

I got it by 1:30 faster though for...
08-25-20, 11:52 AM
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Posted By kensuf

I spent a month in an apartment that I rented in...

I spent a month in an apartment that I rented in Barcelona. Awesome place, I completely understand the draw.
08-25-20, 11:34 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

I did a workout called English +5 on trainerroad,...

I did a workout called English +5 on trainerroad, which is 3 sets of 7x80sec on at 120%, 40sec off, followed by some endurance. I did a tour de MAAP shorter group ride while on ERG mode, which for me...
08-25-20, 11:14 AM
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Posted By TMonk

Z race this morning, tour de MAAP "A's" with 270...

Z race this morning, tour de MAAP "A's" with 270 starters, although about half were B's according to Zwift Power. Three sisters route featuring the Epic KOM (~20 min climb) which of course split...
08-25-20, 09:00 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

I'm hoping this will be part of my future...

I'm hoping this will be part of my future post-work plans, not as sexy as the Spanish coast, but there's that mountain in the background to climb! (the house on the left belongs to my parents and was...
08-25-20, 07:49 AM
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Posted By rubiksoval

Yes. It's phenomenal (and I didn't even have...

Yes. It's phenomenal (and I didn't even have great weather, though the cycling was decent), and I miss it nearly every day. I'd move tomorrow were it not for family ties.

How's the residency...
08-24-20, 09:39 PM
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Posted By big john

I wish I was brave enough to try that. I looked...

I wish I was brave enough to try that. I looked at real estate and rental pricing there and it is a lot cheaper than here.
08-23-20, 10:12 PM
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Posted By big john

The old "flying by the seat of your pants"...

The old "flying by the seat of your pants" theory?
08-23-20, 05:17 PM
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Posted By himespau

I'll agree that I'm much more likely to go a lot...

I'll agree that I'm much more likely to go a lot deeper into the red and stay there longer when it's a race (even a virtual one) than I am in a workout. Visuals help me too (push it until that next...
08-22-20, 09:58 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

If this is the relationship thread, then here...

If this is the relationship thread, then here goes.
My wife just blew up at me tonight because apparently I've been in a bad mood all week on our first week of a two part vacation. Told me the kids...
08-22-20, 12:42 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

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

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Better to screenshot than to describe. Assuming a...
08-21-20, 01:22 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

PHP all the way. I need my curly brackets.

PHP all the way. I need my curly brackets.
08-21-20, 12:34 PM
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Posted By burnthesheep

I was letting the "uh oh" emails go ignored most...

I was letting the "uh oh" emails go ignored most of this summer. I kept grabbing volume and doing other stuff. One local guy similar in road bike strength grabbed a few and I tossed him some kudos...
08-21-20, 07:14 AM
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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, 07:09 PM
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Views: 307,887
Posted By Flatballer

That sounds like a pretty useful application. ...

That sounds like a pretty useful application.

Now that I'm back into my SCADA consulting I'm dusting off my programming and scripting again for work, partly by doing programming competitions (I...
08-19-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 892,193
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...
08-18-20, 10:59 AM
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Posted By TMonk

Big weekend last week, rode up to Vista (~45 mi)...

Big weekend last week, rode up to Vista (~45 mi) for the "VistaCrits" practice crit, lapped the field almost 2x with two other youngins before we attacked eachother and finished separately in the...
08-17-20, 08:55 AM
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Posted By big john

I did 2 hours of yard work the week before on...

I did 2 hours of yard work the week before on Thursday and I swear I felt it on Saturday. I think I've been living in a constant state of dehydration.

What's your yard work suffer score?
08-14-20, 06:39 AM
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Views: 307,887
Posted By burnthesheep

Is it the modern thing that dads are to just be a...

Is it the modern thing that dads are to just be a disposable source of income, resources, repairs, listening and all else..........and receive nothing in return?

I swear everything I've done for...
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