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09-28-19, 11:50 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

I saw Rufus Du Sol in concert last night. A 10$...

I saw Rufus Du Sol in concert last night. A 10$ ticket and a venue I could walk to from my apartment turned into quite an incredible show. The rain started to come down pretty hard with about half an...
09-27-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By Ttoc6

I race ss cross for the fun of it. Makes me focus...

I race ss cross for the fun of it. Makes me focus on efficiency in the corners. Less braking etc. Check out the UK time trialling forums. They have a whole group dedicated to fixed gear road and...
09-27-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,413
Posted By Ttoc6

Lots of mtbing recently. Got sick after the last...

Lots of mtbing recently. Got sick after the last cross race (was gonna win but flatted back to 3rd on the last lap). The new mtb is so much fun. It's slower uphill but getting to party downhill is...
09-27-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,661
Posted By Ttoc6

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Right under that bike stand is my trainer and a mat with plywood under it....
09-17-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4,109
Views: 200,270
Posted By Ttoc6

They're definitely less aero from the data, but I...

They're definitely less aero from the data, but I think the comfort factor is huge. Plus being able to run low pressure on slick day or crits is a big plus. I used to ride Gp4000's in 25 and moved to...
09-17-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 34,288
Posted By Ttoc6

Last minute threw together a sscx machine for the...

Last minute threw together a sscx machine for the series this year. Still waiting on a couple of parts, but janked it together. Running the chain through an ultegra derailleur for tension and flat...
09-17-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,413
Posted By Ttoc6

Lifting and climbing. Going through a hypertrophy...

Lifting and climbing. Going through a hypertrophy stage for a month of two in the gym. High reps, lower weight. Everything is sore...
09-17-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4,109
Views: 200,270
Posted By Ttoc6

I've moved up and up. 28's tubeless on the road...

I've moved up and up. 28's tubeless on the road bike. 700x41c or 650bx2.1" on the gravel bike. Even mtbers are racing on fatter tires now a days. Used to be 2.1's were the end all be all for xc...
09-09-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4,109
Views: 200,270
Posted By Ttoc6

Submitted my grad school app. Scary stuff. I'll...

Submitted my grad school app. Scary stuff. I'll meet the new senior professor they just hired next week. He's coming out to tour my lab. Hopefully facetime is > past GPA :).
09-09-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,931
Posted By Ttoc6

I think I did most of these to some extent. ...

I think I did most of these to some extent.

I did not hit 18 minutes up the divide this year, but did PR the segment.
20 minute best power this year was lower than previous years, but next year...
09-09-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 34,288
Posted By Ttoc6

Lotoja 2019. 13th? Total time 8 hours, 58...

Lotoja 2019. 13th? Total time 8 hours, 58 minutes. best finisher on my team.

LoToJa was weird this year. Well, it's always weird. Was in the (really) early break for the first two hours. One of...
09-06-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,128
Posted By Ttoc6

I don't know if I can link to the Wattage forum...

I don't know if I can link to the Wattage forum here, but if I can, give this a read. Otherwise go on theere and read the post titled "strength training impairs endurance muscle." Lots of cool stuff....
09-01-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,413
Posted By Ttoc6

Picked up a small stomach bug on Thursday night,...

Picked up a small stomach bug on Thursday night, so have been fighting that. 6 days until the last race of the season. Feeling fit, and the team is in good shape. Tapering sucks, but we're getting...
09-01-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By Ttoc6

Sodium Bi-carb is one of only 5 things the IOC...

Sodium Bi-carb is one of only 5 things the IOC has strong evidence of being legally performance enhancing. I've used the lotion but have not taken it orally, don't need the dietary risk on that one....
08-26-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5,866
Views: 392,265
Posted By Ttoc6

Flux had a lot of issues at release. I had a...

Flux had a lot of issues at release. I had a snap, didn't care for how it held erg mode. Moved up to a kickr (2016) and love it. Just works. I wouldn't buy a wheel on trainer anymore.
08-21-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,413
Posted By Ttoc6

I was in Crested Butte for some Bike park type...

I was in Crested Butte for some Bike park type riding. By the end of our 3 days of demos and fun, I was clearing the 15 foot table tops and cleaning the black downhill runs (minus this huge 40 foot...
08-15-19, 12:18 AM
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,413
Posted By Ttoc6

Tuesday night world's had a low turn out so I did...

Tuesday night world's had a low turn out so I did intervals Everytime I hit the front. Worked out to about 115% of ftp for 2 minutes then trying to recover for about 3 to 4 depending on how long the...
08-12-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4,109
Views: 200,270
Posted By Ttoc6

An inverter for the cigarette lighter in your car...

An inverter for the cigarette lighter in your car will do the trick. I bring my kickr to races I need to warm up for.
08-12-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,413
Posted By Ttoc6

Ez ride Sunday morning then hung out on the lake...

Ez ride Sunday morning then hung out on the lake all day. Some buddies invited me out stand up paddle boards. Which was a new experience for me. Did some deep water soloing (rock climbing, no ropes,...
08-11-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,413
Posted By Ttoc6

6 hours on the gravel bike. I got invited to...

6 hours on the gravel bike. I got invited to preview what will more than likely be the course for an event ENVE is going to put on next year in Ogden. Neil Shirley invited a bunch of his friends to...
08-11-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4,109
Views: 200,270
Posted By Ttoc6

Utah has mountains and isn't crazy expensive......

Utah has mountains and isn't crazy expensive... Yet ..
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08-08-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,413
Posted By Ttoc6

Been a busy couple of weeks. Tuesday group rides,...

Been a busy couple of weeks. Tuesday group rides, Thursday divide days / 2x20 on the trainer. Today I hit a new PR by all of 1 second up the divide. It'll be in the tour of Utah next week and I look...
08-08-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 5,866
Views: 392,265
Posted By Ttoc6

I've got friends who love them. But I haven't...

I've got friends who love them. But I haven't used em
07-31-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,413
Posted By Ttoc6

Tired.. Monday lift (Deadlift), Tuesday was a...

Tired.. Monday lift (Deadlift), Tuesday was a commute to work (17 miles), ride to to the groupride and climb the divide afterwards. Slow time up the divide. It's so damn hot here.

Got me to 81...
07-28-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,497
Posted By Ttoc6

Disagree. Just look at the tdf since it's going...

Disagree. Just look at the tdf since it's going on right now. The stage to Gap (stage 17) was a realtively flat day, but still had a lot of elevation gain. ~46kph average over 200k. I'm sure the last...
07-28-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,150
Posted By Ttoc6

I didn't get to race it, but the P/1 SLC crit...

I didn't get to race it, but the P/1 SLC crit last weekend was fast. About the same speed as San rafael it looks like on a (arguably..) more techy course. Here is a teammate's strava.
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07-27-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,413
Posted By Ttoc6

Tabatas this morning. I guess it rained last...

Tabatas this morning. I guess it rained last night cuz the road was wet and it was humid. Not common for July in Utah.

GRE this afternoon. Beat my score against the practice test I did and did...
07-26-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,444
Posted By Ttoc6

Beaut. I thought I was gonna get a night of...

Beaut. I thought I was gonna get a night of backpacking in this weekend but turns out I have to work Sunday.
07-26-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,413
Posted By Ttoc6

Gym after a long day (week..) of work. Followed...

Gym after a long day (week..) of work. Followed it up with a quick spin with a 35ish second uphill sprint in the middle. Set a 2 year or from20s to 1 minute power. On an effort shorter than that. 🧐🧐....
07-25-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,413
Posted By Ttoc6

Heathpack.. heal up. Don't rush head injuries. I...

Heathpack.. heal up. Don't rush head injuries. I had a teammate crash a few years ago at amateur nats and hasn't recovered to 100% ever because he came back too soon. He crashed again at the USA...
07-21-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9,297
Views: 3,580,809
Posted By Ttoc6

They're cheap and can't hurt anything. This was...

They're cheap and can't hurt anything. This was the first time I'd ever used em in a race. Figured i was sick as **** anyways and they wouldn't hurt me.
07-21-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,497
Posted By Ttoc6

Tour of Utah has such short days every climb is...

Tour of Utah has such short days every climb is important.
07-21-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,413
Posted By Ttoc6

Gravel question: Mountain bikes make great gravel...

Gravel question: Mountain bikes make great gravel bikes. Especially the spark with the rear lockout at your hands. Throw some wide, fast gravel tires on there and have a ball. I rode my Scalpel for...
07-19-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,413
Posted By Ttoc6

Fighting this infection. Nothing Monday, gym...

Fighting this infection. Nothing Monday, gym tuesday, easy mtb wednesday, Course preview thursday. Today openers, tomorrow a 2man, 12 hr mtb relay. We aren't taking it seriously (team name :beers and...
07-19-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9,297
Views: 3,580,809
Posted By Ttoc6

Really, really suffering here. Photo by...

Really, really suffering here. Photo by @kdayracing and Hyperthreads....
07-19-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,497
Posted By Ttoc6

Any major climb in Utah is practically...

Any major climb in Utah is practically untouchable since the Tour of Utah will come through and just dominate the leaderboards.
07-19-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 34,288
Posted By Ttoc6

Crusher in the Tushar was last saturday. Was...

Crusher in the Tushar was last saturday. Was supposed to be one of my A races but I had a pretty pitiful performance. I came in Fitter, lighter and on a better bike than last year, but was half an...
07-19-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4,109
Views: 200,270
Posted By Ttoc6

I did that race Flatballer. The views are...

I did that race Flatballer. The views are incredible, but that climb is a ***** and a half.
07-07-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,413
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
Replies: 5,866
Views: 392,265
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
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,413
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
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,413
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
Replies: 20
Views: 2,977
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
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,413
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
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,413
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
Replies: 1,964
Views: 183,868
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
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,413
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
Replies: 5,866
Views: 392,265
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
Replies: 4,109
Views: 200,270
Posted By Ttoc6

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
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,413
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...
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