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08-20-19, 11:38 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Set all kinds of PR's at Worlds, power was def on...

Set all kinds of PR's at Worlds, power was def on point....and my power meter didn't read anything. Wouldn't be surprised if it was 5.3 for 5 but its just make believe :(
08-19-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By furiousferret

Boulevards been dead for at least 2 years.

Boulevards been dead for at least 2 years.
08-18-19, 03:13 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Its new bike time and I was conflicted about Rim...

Its new bike time and I was conflicted about Rim v Disc. On one hand rim is lighter and I can swap the parts, on the other it'll all be worthless in 3 years (my assumption is no one will sell rim...
08-18-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,566
Posted By furiousferret

Finally. From segment data it looks like I've...

Finally. From segment data it looks like I've logged a tad over 18,000 miles on that trail and at least once a year I harass someone at SB Parks or IEBA about it.

Also, I'm not sure why they...
08-18-19, 02:03 PM
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Views: 419
Posted By furiousferret

You should have been here in 2014. But...

You should have been here in 2014.

But seriously, for road racing (i.e. not crits) there isn't much. You have the Santa Barbara RR, UCLA RR, Victorville RR, a new race on Cajon Pass. ...
08-18-19, 12:48 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Team Ride up to Forest Falls. Parts of it get to...

Team Ride up to Forest Falls. Parts of it get to 17%, its a rough climb. When we finished and the guys ahead of you say, 'I just just a second off Phil's time...' its a fast pace. Granted we were...
08-16-19, 08:53 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

All you need is 1 person faster than you :)

All you need is 1 person faster than you :)
08-16-19, 08:49 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Ideally a CX, but any bike works. Something...

Ideally a CX, but any bike works. Something you'd be okay putting in the the dirt.
08-15-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 28,371
Posted By furiousferret

Cornering is alot like being a hit man; you...

Cornering is alot like being a hit man; you probably know how to do but you suck at it because something in your head tells you to stop. I have the same issue.

You're also more than likely bad in...
08-14-19, 08:50 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Group ride.

Group ride.
08-13-19, 09:36 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I just didn't have it tonight; not sure what was...

I just didn't have it tonight; not sure what was up....but I did end up in a group with teammate and a guy no one likes. So on the last lap I took off, he chased, I slowed til he got within a few...
08-12-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3,988
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Posted By furiousferret

They're purely house 'furniture'. You can use...

They're purely house 'furniture'. You can use the Tacx Neo to warm to up as it doesn't need an out but its also somewhere around 50 lbs. I still keep my Kinetic for race warm ups.
08-12-19, 01:27 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

They're w/kg based, and its purely an honor thing...

They're w/kg based, and its purely an honor thing but people are pretty assertive about outing cheaters.



Its just a much much better feel. I had a Kurt Kinetic with a PM setup and hated using...
08-10-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 28,371
Posted By furiousferret

That 'Like' is for the win not the for broken...

That 'Like' is for the win not the for broken collarbone :( topflightpro!



One of my long term goals is to race Nats; I know you just need to be a 3 and have a credit card but I'd like to go...
08-10-19, 06:56 PM
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Views: 185,163
Posted By furiousferret

If I had a choice to retire it'd be somewhere...

If I had a choice to retire it'd be somewhere between Ventura and Santa Cruz. Preferably SLO or Santa Barbara.

There's just too many people in the LA/OC/IE area, and San Diego is catching up. ...
08-10-19, 04:19 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

60 mile / 4 hour ride. Forgot my water! Wasn't...

60 mile / 4 hour ride. Forgot my water! Wasn't too bad until about 2.5 hours in when it got in the 90's. I got a work call and had to TT home for 14 miles. I was dead, no watts; so I stopped at a...
08-09-19, 03:51 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

It looks like my season is over; I have Hill...

It looks like my season is over; I have Hill Climb Worlds next month, but I'm not going to specifically train for it. Its only 22 weeks til next season and I don't want to spend 5 of those waking up...
08-09-19, 08:53 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

I use 3s/30s. I have no idea how its done, and...

I use 3s/30s. I have no idea how its done, and typically I don't look at my pm until a few seconds into whatever effort I'm doing. They really don't seem any different than my Vectors. both do...
08-07-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By furiousferret

A few years ago I dove deep into that stuff and...

A few years ago I dove deep into that stuff and surmised that unless things are drastically off, its not that important. It helps me because sometimes my hips got so bad I was at 60-40 L/R (but...
08-06-19, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13,805
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Posted By furiousferret

Had another great ride at Worlds, but...

Had another great ride at Worlds, but unfortunately popped from the lead group of 3 about halfway up. Rolled with another rider for 4th, feels pretty good. Unfortunately the season is coming to a...
08-05-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 28,371
Posted By furiousferret

Thanks guys! It sounds silly, but its nice having...

Thanks guys! It sounds silly, but its nice having a better looking USAC results page....hopefully I'll add a first to that.

It was intimidating driving 6 hours up north to race. NCNCA probably...
08-05-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 28,371
Posted By furiousferret

Patterson Pass Road Race 4/5 45+ (2nd out of 21) ...

Patterson Pass Road Race 4/5 45+ (2nd out of 21)

When we preroad the course it looked concerning; high winds on the descents and with my small frame (and being a terrible descender) I was...
07-30-19, 09:33 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Finally broke 5 w/kg (318w) and hit a new 1...

Finally broke 5 w/kg (318w) and hit a new 1 minute pr by 16 watts (493w). Going into the first hill I had a perfect wheel behind the course KOM holder and I just held as long as I could; fell back a...
07-29-19, 01:28 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Not really, I'm the last person to ask about that...

Not really, I'm the last person to ask about that stuff (I rarely ride on dirt) but it was basically a fire road; probably not something a real MTB'er would get excited about. 2N13 looks like it...
07-29-19, 12:36 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Green Valley Lake, I rode on 2N13. Didn't go for...

Green Valley Lake, I rode on 2N13. Didn't go for long, the road was locked up about a mile and a half in, and I really didn't want to break my leg somewhere no one goes so I just rode a loop of Green...
07-29-19, 10:10 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Two 30 minute SS intervals on the trail; didn't...

Two 30 minute SS intervals on the trail; didn't hit the numbers because of the heat (topped out at 108) and an unusual amount of foot traffic (its usually empty).

Went camping this weekend up...
07-28-19, 12:41 PM
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Views: 1,827
Posted By furiousferret

To be honest, I've never actually raced a crit or...

To be honest, I've never actually raced a crit or rr where the overall pace (not surges) was so wildly fast it put the field in stress. For the most part they've all been 25-26 with surges to 30 for...
07-25-19, 03:38 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

:( The pedals are going to be a tad...

:(



The pedals are going to be a tad higher because they're closer to your power point, we're there's some drivetrain loss with the crank and chain. Assiomas are great, you have the dual...
07-25-19, 03:34 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

We've reached rock bottom. For the 3rd time...

We've reached rock bottom. For the 3rd time SCNCA cancelled the Elite and Masters Road Race Championships. Hopefully something gets picked up and they run it, or at least give it to the racers with...
07-24-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,185
Posted By furiousferret

Forest Falls over the weekend. Got paced up...

Forest Falls over the weekend. Got paced up there and almost broke an hour (from the ranger station).
07-23-19, 12:27 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I feel you. My wife has 3 Christmas sets of...

I feel you. My wife has 3 Christmas sets of dishes. Only one year we've used a set, and unfortunately those aren't something she's willing to part with. We're making progress on the other stuff...
07-23-19, 12:00 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Definitely envious that you get to move out into...

Definitely envious that you get to move out into the woods and away from the city. We went to a smaller home and had to triage many of our belongings; after 40 you just accumulate so much...
07-23-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 10,759
Posted By furiousferret

Worlds is a big deal around here, and I'm sure...

Worlds is a big deal around here, and I'm sure other regions are the same.

This year we have 2 guys that broke the KOM's at Worlds; one is a relative no name (former runner) and another is a...
07-23-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,815
Posted By furiousferret

The OC is a really big tech area, and has a...

The OC is a really big tech area, and has a really solid ecomony in general, so yeah, you're right.

I think it all comes down to crowds; Irvine is is the beginning of what I like to call the...
07-22-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13,805
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Posted By furiousferret

330/215; My power under 2 minutes is atrocious. ...

330/215; My power under 2 minutes is atrocious. Despite trying to work on it that's never been a strong point; not sure if it ever will be. I'm also only 136 lbs, so anything I do average or below...
07-21-19, 06:34 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Went up to Forest Falls...

Went up to Forest Falls (https://www.strava.com/segments/664656?filter=overall) today; paced it well but the 2nd half is 6% steady with about rollers between 10% and 17% which really isn't fun. Got...
07-19-19, 10:12 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Failed my trainer workout tonight. It was...

Failed my trainer workout tonight. It was 30/30's, which definitely isn't in my wheelhouse and the trainer was set to my outdoor FTP which made it too hard. I can probably do 10% more outside, so you...
07-17-19, 03:05 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Exactly. My first race and then just results...

Exactly. My first race and then just results from 2018 to present.
07-17-19, 02:11 PM
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Views: 185,163
Posted By furiousferret

A bunch of mine are missing as well.

A bunch of mine are missing as well.
07-17-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 28,371
Posted By furiousferret

These guys (Butcherbox). Tolley's video's are...

These guys (Butcherbox). Tolley's video's are like some dude went on an all night bender at a frat party and then decided to narrate a youtube video.
...
07-16-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 13,805
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Posted By furiousferret

Finally had a good ride at Worlds; fastest time...

Finally had a good ride at Worlds; fastest time up Sunset, which is the first time this season, feels good, and FTP++

What feels bad is I'm pretty sure my steerer tube is cracked, so I took it...
07-16-19, 09:07 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 28,371
Posted By furiousferret

Just because I hit 'like' doesn't mean I'm a fan...

Just because I hit 'like' doesn't mean I'm a fan of the broken bone :(

Also did you get to be on the team that swears all the time on youtube? Those guys are like the Cobra Kai of cycling.
07-16-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 10,759
Posted By furiousferret

Old people can have hopes and dreams too. Turning...

Old people can have hopes and dreams too. Turning 30 doesn't mean you just watch games shows and wait to die. Winning is just as important to Masters as it is for Juniors, and unfortunately some...
07-12-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,394
Posted By furiousferret

Yeah, many of which are in my general area,...

Yeah, many of which are in my general area, though he took that one at the Redlands Classic in '15.
07-11-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13,805
Views: 719,613
Posted By furiousferret

Just passed 6000 miles on the year (350 hours)...

Just passed 6000 miles on the year (350 hours) and its that part of the year where I have to fight burnout. Listening to a podcast the other day I found even pro's have the same issue (which is...
07-11-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,394
Posted By furiousferret

A lot of our KOMs are busted because of the...

A lot of our KOMs are busted because of the Redlands Classic. Up Oak Glen I can do 31 (4 w/kg), Gaimon has that at 20:40 @5.4 w/kg. The fastest people in our club that's not a pro or former pro can...
07-10-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,370
Posted By furiousferret

I've had a lot of results not record right; if I...

I've had a lot of results not record right; if I race Ontario same day registration its not going to post on my official results; and that's like 5-10 races I missed. I really haven't done anything...
07-09-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 13,805
Views: 719,613
Posted By furiousferret

In my best fitness I would do 2 weeks train / 1...

In my best fitness I would do 2 weeks train / 1 week recovery. I always thought this was suboptimal as it kept my TSS 70-80 so this year I changed it up. Last 2 cycles I did 4 /1 and 3/1 and I'm...
07-09-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 28,371
Posted By furiousferret

wktmeow unfortunate fall; looked 100% preventable...

wktmeow unfortunate fall; looked 100% preventable but that's bike racing. Its a mixed bag if you should race again. I took a long time to start racing after my lung puncture and I still really...
07-08-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,983
Posted By furiousferret

I was significantly less than last year, still a...

I was significantly less than last year, still a decently sized group though. It seems like a large portion are on their first outdoor ride of the year; you don't need to swerve 5 feet in both...
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