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10-22-20, 03:41 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

60 miles yesterday for my longest ride of the...

60 miles yesterday for my longest ride of the year.
144W AP, 174 NP, just a hair short of a 16mph average. 240 TSS. Everything after mile 50 was a huge drag and felt awful, but got 'er done.
Knee...
10-22-20, 09:24 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

Moar zwift today, averaged 3.9w/kg (4w/kg...

Moar zwift today, averaged 3.9w/kg (4w/kg normalized) for 52mins. It was a combined A-D field and it turns out I was in the bunch contending for 4th place in the B's at the final sprint, but I did...
10-14-20, 03:58 PM
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Posted By gsteinb

:/ not a fan of Omar?

:/ not a fan of Omar?
10-09-20, 01:30 PM
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Posted By caloso

I had one of those days yesterday where I had...

I had one of those days yesterday where I had planned to do 6 intervals, but felt so good I did 8. I felt so good I probably could have done 10, but I didn't bring my light and I was running out of...
10-09-20, 01:14 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Doc thinks its just a sprain which is what I'd...

Doc thinks its just a sprain which is what I'd hoped for. They'll give me a call if the x-ray reveals anything unexpected but I'm thinking I should be able to get back outside after another week or...
10-02-20, 08:56 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

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I have no idea how to pace right now and this is the first...
10-01-20, 04:11 AM
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Posted By gsteinb

You know, you get up in the middle of the night...

You know, you get up in the middle of the night to do the first race of your A series on the year. Drive a bunch of hours. You game it, or you don't. How the year unfolds from there is on you. A 53...
09-30-20, 07:58 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Did the wachusett climb on Monday. Climb was...

Did the wachusett climb on Monday. Climb was pretty fun. Definitely challenging but mostly hard to get a rhythm going because it's flat ish sections followed by 9-10% kicks. Set a new 20min pwr...
09-25-20, 03:19 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Today is 49th wedding anniversary. Yep, years...

Today is 49th wedding anniversary. Yep, years not days although time has flown by. My wife took a vac day and wanted to ride her TT bike through Camp Pendleton to San Clemente on her anniversary...
09-22-20, 12:57 PM
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Posted By Hermes

When a 360 watt FTP racer asks about training, it...

When a 360 watt FTP racer asks about training, it is sort of like a great white shark asking the sea lions where and what he should eat. They swim away quickly.:D
09-22-20, 09:35 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

I'm on the last week of the first half of the CX...

I'm on the last week of the first half of the CX specialty plan on Trainerroad. It's been interesting, there are some workouts I'm absolutely nailing with no modifications, while others (like last...
09-22-20, 01:15 AM
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Posted By gsteinb

Back in the day we'd use 36 hole big gauge spoke...

Back in the day we'd use 36 hole big gauge spoke box rims with heavy tires for training. I have no idea if it made things faster on race day, but I guess we broke less carbon in training. Welp, I...
09-21-20, 05:46 PM
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Posted By procrit

Sounds like you need to channel Jens Voigt and...

Sounds like you need to channel Jens Voigt and just tell your legs to shut up lol.
09-09-20, 07:39 PM
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Posted By Trakhak

Someone owes TMonk $10.

Someone owes TMonk $10.
09-09-20, 05:29 PM
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Posted By Doge

3 years ago.

3 years ago.
09-07-20, 10:22 AM
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Posted By big john

Eff that guy.

Eff that guy.
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.
08-24-20, 05:39 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

On another note, my wife and I have been...

On another note, my wife and I have been contemplating buying property on the Costa Brava, about 10-15 east of Girona and 60 miles north of Barcelona. I'd like to retire outside of the US, and my...
08-24-20, 05:21 PM
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Posted By himespau

I had a friend who once explained it as, with 2...

I had a friend who once explained it as, with 2 parents and 2 kids, you're playing man to man. With 3 kids, you have to switch to zone.
08-24-20, 08:50 AM
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Posted By procrit

You guys ever doubt your training towards the end...

You guys ever doubt your training towards the end of a training block when work outs gets hard to complete, sleep suffers, legs feel tired, etc? I swear my brain tells me "welp, I over did it this...
08-21-20, 11:14 AM
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Posted By caloso

Triggered? Shoot, most of my training this year...

Triggered? Shoot, most of my training this year has consisted of Strava shenanigans. Good job!
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,...
08-15-20, 07:14 PM
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Posted By gsteinb

Jeepers. I'm hoping at 80 I'm just happy to be...

Jeepers. I'm hoping at 80 I'm just happy to be alive. Not planning on litigating any of my drug use.
...
07-14-20, 10:45 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

ramp test day, and in my case 2 ramp tests lol I...

ramp test day, and in my case 2 ramp tests lol I did the first on trainerroad at 7:30am, made it 17mins and decided I wasn't feeling it, despite having pretty awesome legs and lots of motivation....
07-04-20, 12:45 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

My road bike left the trainer for the first time...

My road bike left the trainer for the first time since August. Did 100miles today, not bad considering all my training is a max of 2hrs. It was 267tss, almost 3500kj and np of 200w. I only consumed...
07-03-20, 10:35 AM
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Posted By Cypress

Haven't been riding much. I ramped for a gravel...

Haven't been riding much. I ramped for a gravel race then tapered-ish for it only to have the promoter cancel the race 4 days before it was supposed to happen (covid protocols would be followed,...
07-02-20, 08:50 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

nailed my 3x30 @ 90% today, again HR stayed under...

nailed my 3x30 @ 90% today, again HR stayed under 160 for the most part, feeling especially good because I suffered through this one on Saturday (likely due to not eating that much in the day prior),...
06-30-20, 02:05 PM
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Posted By Hermes

TTT Tuesday at Fiesta. I have been riding my...

TTT Tuesday at Fiesta. I have been riding my road bike and today, I took out the TT bike. I expected pain and suffering and instead it was a chainless day and everything felt easy including...
06-29-20, 11:46 AM
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Posted By aaronmcd

Oh I just noticed this also made my first 200+...

Oh I just noticed this also made my first 200+ mile week in just over 2 years! Yearly mileage from Strava:...
06-26-20, 10:48 PM
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Posted By spdntrxi

In this day and age the need " the driver was not...

In this day and age the need " the driver was not driving distracted"
06-23-20, 11:47 PM
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Posted By TMonk

On a separate note... We got married!!! Last...

On a separate note... We got married!!! Last Wednesday. Took the rest of the week off to visit Napa valley and do some (socially distant) tasting and fine dining. Our original wedding date was...
06-01-20, 08:53 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Solid work. I hope you are feeling better and...

Solid work. I hope you are feeling better and your power and heart rate returning to normal.
05-31-20, 10:46 AM
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Posted By gsteinb

1000+ TSS week CTL 100 I'm a bit slow, but...

1000+ TSS week
CTL 100

I'm a bit slow, but that's my biggest week in at least a decade.
05-31-20, 03:36 AM
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Posted By gsteinb

That's a very Lance-like interchange.

That's a very Lance-like interchange.
05-29-20, 04:51 PM
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Posted By Doge

Lt Dan (junior) is riding a lot now. No races in...

Lt Dan (junior) is riding a lot now. No races in site. I really want there to be a bike race somewhere.

I saw a video of him riding off the front on the CO state P1 championship last year (he went...
05-26-20, 07:07 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

I wouldn't call myself a warrior, but I did start...

I wouldn't call myself a warrior, but I did start wearing this sweet face mask at work!
...
05-24-20, 04:34 PM
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Posted By Doge

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Mom and junior today - May 24, 2020
05-21-20, 11:53 AM
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Posted By caloso

Mine is 36. Down from 70 a year ago. 2020 has...

Mine is 36. Down from 70 a year ago. 2020 has been something.
05-02-20, 07:50 PM
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Posted By big john

I would think if you're feeling good then you...

I would think if you're feeling good then you should be able to get back to it, at least at an easy pace and shorter duration basis. I have always over done it after being sick for fear of losing too...
04-20-20, 11:49 AM
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Posted By TMonk

Hope you guys eventually make a full recovery TKD...

Hope you guys eventually make a full recovery TKD and gsteinb.

~9.5 for me last week - mainly due to a reduced weekend. I had planned on 5 and 1.5 hrs on Sat and Sun, but ended up with 4 and 0....
04-04-20, 05:46 PM
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Posted By gsteinb

Don't go unless you need to. Probably the best...

Don't go unless you need to. Probably the best way to catch it now if you don't have it.
03-27-20, 08:34 AM
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Posted By Cypress

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03-25-20, 10:55 AM
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Posted By Psimet2001

Sorry I'm popping in. Looking for a semi-neutral...

Sorry I'm popping in. Looking for a semi-neutral place to complain.

I'm open. I'm "essential" as are all other bike shops in the state. In the city there are a lot of people who use bikes as...
03-19-20, 11:13 AM
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Posted By gsteinb

Cranked it pretty good today. I think one of the...

Cranked it pretty good today. I think one of the good internal questions we can ask ourselves is 'why we do this.' Surely it isn't only to race, or to win, since there's really not a lot of that. On...
03-17-20, 09:01 AM
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Posted By Cypress

Hopefully about to start back up this week. Took...

Hopefully about to start back up this week. Took some time off to get my legs and head straight before getting back on the horse.

I needed to not ride for a little bit and reset my frame of mind....
03-16-20, 10:18 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

How about some positive news? My son is almost 9...

How about some positive news? My son is almost 9 and hasn't ridden a bike without training wheels. He never really took to using a balance bike or anything else and I try not to push him because I...
03-16-20, 09:36 AM
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Posted By Cypress

I was telling a co-worker that I'm ok with going...

I was telling a co-worker that I'm ok with going on an all-potato diet if need be, but the guy that was living off of donuts and Red Bull last week just bought ALL of the damn potatoes.
03-06-20, 09:20 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Another track workout last night at Carson, Velo...

Another track workout last night at Carson, Velo Sports Center. It was similar to Tuesday with 4x750Km accelerations with 5' RBI and gear changes and then 3x6lap motor team pursuit with partner. ...
03-02-20, 04:09 PM
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Posted By burnthesheep

Pre race with teammate. He pulled so smooth that...

Pre race with teammate. He pulled so smooth that day. Perfectly getting us up front the whole time but not working. Also even hiding on the correct side of cross winds. He called the wife and took...
02-29-20, 08:44 PM
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Posted By big john

2 drivebys. Now we need RKwaki. Maybe...

2 drivebys. Now we need RKwaki. Maybe substructure.
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