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01-19-21, 07:27 AM
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Posted By rubiksoval

I just got some of those for $25 bucks off of...

I just got some of those for $25 bucks off of slowtwitch!

Also got a pair of the semi-generic aerobars off Ebay for $115 last week. Similar to the PDQ brand...maybe? They're pretty awesome. Just...
01-17-21, 04:28 PM
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Posted By gsteinb

That Gary guy knows his stuff. Just doing...

That Gary guy knows his stuff.

Just doing the work. Another 700+ TSS week. Starting to see some short sharp efforts. Forgot what it was like to dig down deep and grind out 400 or 500 for an...
01-12-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,443
Posted By rubiksoval

I've gotten my time trial bike set up after...

I've gotten my time trial bike set up after having it hang on the wall for the last four years. I'm seriously contemplating taking every KOM within a 10 mile radius of my house now. Every single one....
01-12-21, 02:56 PM
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Posted By TMonk

More TT work this morning, really starting to...

More TT work this morning, really starting to enjoy these rides and the sensation of speed. 30' barely over z2 and then 15' at ~87%. It's nice out there on a cool and (relatively) windless morning...
01-12-21, 01:08 PM
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Posted By caloso

3 sets of 14x30s on/off VO2max intervals this...

3 sets of 14x30s on/off VO2max intervals this morning. Thought I was going to die during the first set and then weirdly after that it wasn't too bad. Shrug.
01-10-21, 09:07 PM
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Posted By caloso

5x12’ @ 88-94% today. Did them outside doing laps...

5x12’ @ 88-94% today. Did them outside doing laps of the local municipal golf course listening to podcasts. Now doing the sunday crossword and watching the football game. Later on I think I’ll yell...
01-10-21, 05:49 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

Had 7x10 sweet spot between 88-94%, supposedly...

Had 7x10 sweet spot between 88-94%, supposedly easier than yesterday of 3x30 at 90% but today was tougher with the residual fatigue or something. Ctl is at 89 and tsb -17, one more work week in this...
01-09-21, 05:19 PM
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Posted By caloso

5x10’ @ 95-ish%. I usually do 2x20’s for...

5x10’ @ 95-ish%. I usually do 2x20’s for sweetspot, so this was an interesting change. That last one was tough. But it was a beautiful day and it was nice to actually ride my bike outside.
01-09-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,416
Posted By big john

Why would anyone find the topic of sleep...

Why would anyone find the topic of sleep embarrassing?
01-08-21, 11:07 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

sweet spot is going swimmingly, decided to make...

sweet spot is going swimmingly, decided to make things interesting for my usual friday Z2 workout and increased my target by 2%, since these have been really easy for me. I think it was pretty good,...
01-08-21, 10:40 AM
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Posted By TMonk

Good stuff Hermes ! Always good to be feeling 'in...

Good stuff Hermes ! Always good to be feeling 'in the groove'. TTT is very engaging and exciting and has been my favorite discipline the last couple seasons. After each break from TTT events, I'm...
01-07-21, 12:24 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Was scheduled to do the sufferfest 'full monty'...

Was scheduled to do the sufferfest 'full monty' test, but I'll be damned if I care about supra threshold power right now. Not planning on doing a ton of VO2 max or sprint style efforts for the next...
01-07-21, 08:45 AM
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Posted By gsteinb

Came home to a 10 watt bump on my 20 minute...

Came home to a 10 watt bump on my 20 minute power. Getting back into the range of where I used to be.
01-06-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,993
Posted By big john

I'm not younger because of cycling but doctors...

I'm not younger because of cycling but doctors have told me I look good for my age. I hate when they say that.
01-06-21, 11:20 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

did a 4x15 ~ 90% session today (the workout is...

did a 4x15 ~ 90% session today (the workout is called tallac +2 and each interval has rolling power between 88-94%), which in itself is unremarkable, but my HR/RPE continues to decrease on these...
01-05-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,326
Posted By rubiksoval

If, in the past, you've consistently trained at...

If, in the past, you've consistently trained at 6-8 hours a week, then no. There's really no point to it as the stimulus is not likely to be enough to cause significant adaptations, and you'd get...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,118
Posted By WhyFi

He's obviously trying to differentiate between...

He's obviously trying to differentiate between the pain of effort, which is expected and even embraced in road culture, and the pain of stuff like poor biomechanics. If you hit 40 and felt fantastic,...
01-04-21, 04:34 PM
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Posted By mollusk

My MIL bought me the recent vinyl of Ella...

My MIL bought me the recent vinyl of Ella Fitzgerald's Berlin concerts.

OMG, what a beautiful voice.

And the pressing is awesome. Beautiful and no "clicks". Way better than CD or MP3.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,118
Posted By rubiksoval

Wait, pain free like from joints and the like? ...

Wait, pain free like from joints and the like?

Because cycling is anything but pain-free. And the faster you go, the more heinous and awful the pain is.
01-03-21, 07:07 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

When I do workouts and run both zwift and...

When I do workouts and run both zwift and sufferfest, I have sufferfest control my erg and zwift just sees my power so no issues with the ebb and flow.

Yesterday I did their 'cobbler' workout...
01-03-21, 01:36 AM
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Posted By TMonk

TT bike day, 30 min warmup on the trainer and...

TT bike day, 30 min warmup on the trainer and then 2 hr ride with about half on Fiesta Island. I did a 35' and then a 15' at a low SST and felt halfway decent for once. Like wanting to up the pace...
01-02-21, 11:11 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

How did you get the exactly same hours for both...

How did you get the exactly same hours for both years! Wild! Strong work all around.

Looking back at this year, I started putting in real time on the bike starting in aug/Sept. That's when my...
01-02-21, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5,417
Views: 332,082
Posted By furiousferret

I think it would be more appropriate if baby Doge...

I think it would be more appropriate if baby Doge posted the ride report for you.
01-02-21, 11:59 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Elevation was:
2019 - 103,000 meters
2020 - 25,0000 meters

In 2019 I did...
01-01-21, 12:20 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Have you seen that Black Mirror episode 15...

Have you seen that Black Mirror episode 15 Million Merits? It be like that.
12-31-20, 09:39 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

did 7x10 intervals building going 88-94% then...

did 7x10 intervals building going 88-94% then back down, felt so great, almost too easy. maybe the amp human lotion is helping lol but I did this one a couple of weeks ago and struggled through it (I...
12-31-20, 07:16 AM
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Posted By rubiksoval

I had a 10 MJ week last week, doing 12.5 hours...

I had a 10 MJ week last week, doing 12.5 hours and 247 miles. It's the first time I've hit 10 MJ in one week since March of 2018, and it was mostly high Z2 work for the duration which left my legs...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,322
Posted By merlinextraligh

For me, just tooling around, there may be a...

For me, just tooling around, there may be a couple of percent difference left to right. Working hard, the difference is typically a tenth of a percent, way below the margin of error of the power...
12-30-20, 10:52 AM
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Views: 930,641
Posted By hubcyclist

solid couple of days with 3x20 sweet spot,...

solid couple of days with 3x20 sweet spot, although yesterday was spread across 2hrs and today was in 90mins so less rest between. I decided to try amp human bicarb solution today which my wife had...
12-27-20, 05:55 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Gonna head out on the fixie (road) bike for a...

Gonna head out on the fixie (road) bike for a quick 45-60 min z1 spin to cap off this rest week. Lets are pretty sore from a ~9 mi hike with >2,000' elevation yesterday. I don't do that so often.
...
12-27-20, 03:50 PM
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Views: 930,641
Posted By hubcyclist

week 2 of SSB2 HV done, 665 tss done during the...

week 2 of SSB2 HV done, 665 tss done during the week
12-26-20, 09:41 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Pictures looked great! Hope you guys had a great...

Pictures looked great! Hope you guys had a great time.

I gave myself 50 for the first day where I was just tooling around for 1.5-2 hours and exploring the open terrain since I'd never been to...
12-26-20, 08:11 PM
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Posted By caloso

I skied on Monday and Tuesday and just randomly...

I skied on Monday and Tuesday and just randomly gave myself 100tss each day, but given the fatigue I felt today, I think I underestimated.
12-25-20, 02:24 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Merry Christmas bike forums peeps. Who knew...

Merry Christmas bike forums peeps.

Who knew I would visit some corner of the internet for so long... be well.
12-25-20, 10:48 AM
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Posted By big john

Merry Christmas to everyone here. I hope there...

Merry Christmas to everyone here. I hope there will be some races next year and I know how much that would mean to some of you.
12-25-20, 09:51 AM
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Posted By Flatballer

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, etc to everyone....

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, etc to everyone. I hope you're able to spend it as best as possible this year.
12-22-20, 03:29 PM
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Posted By rubiksoval

Closing in on 7,000 miles for the year. I've done...

Closing in on 7,000 miles for the year. I've done more miles this year than in both 2018 and 2019 (stopped riding in August of both of those years), and I didn't even start riding until March. CTL...
12-22-20, 09:02 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Just got the first dose of the vaccine. 🙃

Just got the first dose of the vaccine.

🙃
12-21-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2,074
Views: 236,545
Posted By TMonk

Glenn Gould is a total weirdo, in like a mad...

Glenn Gould is a total weirdo, in like a mad genius sort of way. Especially regarding his Bach work.

Over here, I'm much more simple minded/affectatious/new-school regarding my classical taste,...
12-21-20, 09:54 AM
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Views: 930,641
Posted By TMonk

18.5 hrs last week. Used some PTO to make it...

18.5 hrs last week. Used some PTO to make it happen. Now I'm tired and my legs hurt. But in a good way :) Taking it easy this week.

Not sure what January will bring. VoS was cancelled in...
12-20-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15,821
Views: 930,641
Posted By furiousferret

I'm officially down 10 lbs from Thanksgiving,...

I'm officially down 10 lbs from Thanksgiving, though its funny math; I was 152 after a massive Thanksgiving Dinner, and 142 this morning. Realistically I'm probably down 6 lbs, which is still...
12-20-20, 01:01 AM
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Views: 930,641
Posted By ridethecliche

Did a ton of snowy mogul riding to celebrate the...

Did a ton of snowy mogul riding to celebrate the storm. Nice to be back on a board again but man my legs felt it!

Stoked for the winter all over again.
12-19-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 15,821
Views: 930,641
Posted By topflightpro

A friend of mine, who spends a lot of time in the...

A friend of mine, who spends a lot of time in the wind tunnel, told me the Aerohead was good for 1s per km - which lines up exactly with your experience. And the Ultimate is supposedly a bit faster...
12-18-20, 08:21 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Still working things out RE: the cockpit config. ...

Still working things out RE: the cockpit config.

Regarding the early AM: yes it has been way too cold. Typically stopping at the causeway dirt lot and taking off a vest and one or more other...
12-18-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,601
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

I'd like to ad that the complaints were that...

I'd like to ad that the complaints were that people who really wanted to learn about 50+ cycling had to fish through all the medical issues, some not even related to cycling. It was frustrating...
12-18-20, 11:41 AM
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Posted By TMonk

Or early! I've been out there three times on my...

Or early! I've been out there three times on my TT bike in the last week and I've been home by 8:30 each time.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-20, 01:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,149
Posted By AlgarveCycling

Bollocks. :) Yes, they use Chinese...

Bollocks. :)

Yes, they use Chinese factories, like nearly all bike brands, on that you are correct. Run of the mill? Wrong.
Their bikes are not generic, they are not simply a different paint...
12-17-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15,821
Views: 930,641
Posted By gsteinb

Crossed the 300 barrier for 20 for the first time...

Crossed the 300 barrier for 20 for the first time since I got sick in February. Onwards and upwards
12-17-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 15,821
Views: 930,641
Posted By caloso

3x12’ @ threshold. Outside in the glorious fresh...

3x12’ @ threshold. Outside in the glorious fresh air and sunshine (first day of my Xmas break). Wife and I are going skiing tomorrow— lots of restrictions due to CV, but looking forward to it. I...
12-16-20, 09:48 AM
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Views: 930,641
Posted By caloso

I did the Build Me Up plan earlier this fall and...

I did the Build Me Up plan earlier this fall and it had a lot of different cadence targets that I found a little annoying at first, mostly because I have a dumb trainer so I have to do a lot of...
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