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01-23-21, 12:05 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Yea I get that feeling. Years ago I limited...

Yea I get that feeling. Years ago I limited myself to no more than 2 tickets a draw, but its still hundreds of dollars a year.

I honestly have thought if I put that money into actual...
01-21-21, 08:27 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

So my guilty habit is playing the lottery....

So my guilty habit is playing the lottery. Everyone tells me how dumb it is, usually while they are consuming some vice that costs 3x more.

Anyway, my wife called me and said someone won $600,000...
01-17-21, 05:31 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Did a 15 mile event on Zwift and thought it would...

Did a 15 mile event on Zwift and thought it would be nice filler (since 95% of all events on Zwift are flat) before the weekend but it ended up being Ventoux! So I did an hour at 92% on so so legs....
01-11-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,567
Posted By furiousferret

We had a guy that was famous for getting KOMs. He...

We had a guy that was famous for getting KOMs. He died running a stop sign on a residential street at about 35 mph. Considering that was on a segment he did not have, you can draw conclusions.

I...
01-09-21, 10:41 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

So I did another 100k on Zwift. We closed a 4...

So I did another 100k on Zwift. We closed a 4 minute gap and I probably did my strongest effort in awhile, that felt good. Didn't think I could do it post op.

It always amazes the differences...
01-07-21, 12:03 PM
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Views: 1,567
Posted By furiousferret

That's definitely true. There are guys that can...

That's definitely true. There are guys that can just jump on a bike and be fast, in a group ride setting; but when it comes to racing you really need time in the saddle. There's also the the fact...
01-07-21, 11:12 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

I just had a bone graft on my jaw, I got a tooth...

I just had a bone graft on my jaw, I got a tooth knocked out 6 years ago and am getting a post put in. Unfortunately I need bone before they put in the post.

For some reason I did not think it...
01-04-21, 04:51 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I had 16 days off my office job to do real work...

I had 16 days off my office job to do real work around the house (trimming trees, pulling weeds, digging trenches). Ate excessively and was a bit light on the bike because it was almost impossible to...
01-03-21, 11:41 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

I checked the last week and noticed I needed 6...

I checked the last week and noticed I needed 6 hours to match it, so I planned tactically :)
01-02-21, 09:35 PM
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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...
12-31-20, 06:06 PM
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Views: 1,567
Posted By furiousferret

A small pet peeve I have with Strava is that KOMs...

A small pet peeve I have with Strava is that KOMs should have power and HR to be considered, or at least give us the option to only see those. That'll never happen though because it only placates a...
12-31-20, 06:03 PM
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Views: 1,567
Posted By furiousferret

You are a hard worker and definitely an outlier. ...

You are a hard worker and definitely an outlier.



Thanks for the encouragement! 1's may be a bridge too far but I definitely think I can hit 2 no problem, which is kinda the goal long term. To...
12-31-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,567
Posted By furiousferret

I race in the 45s. Alot of the guys I train...

I race in the 45s. Alot of the guys I train with are in their 20s.
12-30-20, 10:53 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Pound for pound TR probably is the best...

Pound for pound TR probably is the best structured training without hiring a coach, imo.

I do that and Zwift but the problem with Zwift for training rides is the course is distracting, and its...
12-30-20, 10:44 PM
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Views: 1,567
Posted By furiousferret

I am for hills mountains, and really just in for...

I am for hills mountains, and really just in for my AG (the old af people). There are some fast dudes in this town, and the few times I've gotten KOMs, I get 2 or 3 people telling me they're going...
12-23-20, 12:10 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Probably because the Inland Empire is a poorer...

Probably because the Inland Empire is a poorer area with multi generational families living together, typically in the service industry. That's the big issue at my wife's work. She works for a...
12-22-20, 11:16 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

I have 2 weeks off, and I thought about riding...

I have 2 weeks off, and I thought about riding outside, but our hospital is inundated with COVID. Then again, Ted on Facebook says I shouldn't be a sheep and live my life in fear.

Statistically,...
12-22-20, 11:10 AM
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Views: 333,154
Posted By furiousferret

Nice, I think it also acts as an ANT / Bluetooth...

Nice, I think it also acts as an ANT / Bluetooth amplifier so less dropouts.

For real though, all my wife's staff has COVID right now, she just tested negative, and our local hospital has tents. ...
12-21-20, 11:08 AM
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Views: 333,154
Posted By furiousferret

I hate it when you order something online, pay...

I hate it when you order something online, pay extra for it to be overnighted, and the seller is like, "Lets hold on to this for a week, and then overnight it..."
12-20-20, 01:15 PM
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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...
12-09-20, 08:13 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

At that temperature I'm probably dressed how you...

At that temperature I'm probably dressed how you Nor'easters dress when its in the 20's.
12-09-20, 03:47 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

CTL topped out at 85 on Sunday, now I'm on a rest...

CTL topped out at 85 on Sunday, now I'm on a rest week and its going down. CTL is always funny math since different software adds it up differently.

I've also started counting the calories; its...
12-03-20, 12:19 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

You guys sharpen knives?

You guys sharpen knives?
12-03-20, 12:17 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Zwift race last night, first one in months. I...

Zwift race last night, first one in months. I did okay, was in the lead group until it split with 4 to go, and came in with 3 others. 4/16 in B's, I just need be able to respond to surges better...
11-29-20, 02:13 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

High effort post incoming! Operation 'Turkey...

High effort post incoming!

Operation 'Turkey Burn' was a smashing success.
Thanksgiving Dinner: 2,263 Calories (which is low for me)
Thursday: 2 hours on Trainneroad, 1189 kj
Friday: 100 km on...
11-27-20, 02:44 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

100km today, going to try that for 2 more days,...

100km today, going to try that for 2 more days, because I have to burn off Thanksgiving dinner and be relatively close to race weight in February.



I'm probably going to do a lot of volume on...
11-27-20, 02:37 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Was that medium_john pulling up those mountains? ...

Was that medium_john pulling up those mountains?

Nice pics.
11-23-20, 11:57 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Two 100km rides on Zwift, the hamstring (which I...

Two 100km rides on Zwift, the hamstring (which I suspect was neural) was fine.

2nd day I didn't get enough sleep but I felt strong af. Spaghetti the night before always does wonders.
11-17-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,749
Posted By furiousferret

About a third of our population is not...

About a third of our population is not responsible enough for social media.... I have been on a gamer forum for 20 years and after that game died its turned into a racist, anti semitic, conspiracy...
11-17-20, 10:55 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

The back of hamstring twitched a few times last...

The back of hamstring twitched a few times last week so I've had to turn it down a few notches. Frustrating, but there is zero reason for me to push myself right now, the only thing that matters atm...
11-11-20, 06:15 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Another 100km Zwift ride but I had a dropout at...

Another 100km Zwift ride but I had a dropout at 20km and couldn't get back, so I did 80 with another dude that refused to let me pull...which is fine, I'm not going to bury myself so I can pull for a...
11-10-20, 11:02 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Finally starting to get some volume in my...

Finally starting to get some volume in my legs...rode two 100k rides on Zwift over the weekend. The second one was crazy hard and I cracked with 10k to go. After doing a year of no intensity, I'm...
11-03-20, 11:48 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Starting to ramp up again, I just passed 10,000...

Starting to ramp up again, I just passed 10,000 (well, including a 65 mile ride that is 'stuck' in Zwift) miles. About 9,000 indoors.



I can hit up Sean Wilson who was the SCNCA President...
11-03-20, 11:01 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Probably, we just went to a drop box last night. ...

Probably, we just went to a drop box last night. Its nice they're paving our road because we were having weeds grow through, but yeah, bad timing.
11-02-20, 07:30 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

So I planned to vote in person because I always...

So I planned to vote in person because I always do and am paranoid it would get lost.

...and they're closing my road tomorrow for paving, which I didn't think was a big deal because the polling...
10-29-20, 03:11 PM
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Views: 39,638
Posted By furiousferret

I can't argue that.

I can't argue that.
10-29-20, 11:18 AM
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Views: 2,264
Posted By furiousferret

I have no idea in SoCal, but its definitely going...

I have no idea in SoCal, but its definitely going to be a HC climb somewhere in the middle of nowhere.

My last ride will definitely be the Stelvio. Hopefully I can make it there someday.
10-29-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,638
Posted By furiousferret

I think riders are just starting earlier now. It...

I think riders are just starting earlier now. It definitely seems like a trend. Maybe its a cleaner field. This sport has been rife with doping for 60 years, only recently has it stopped being a...
10-29-20, 11:00 AM
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Views: 932,067
Posted By furiousferret

Good news and bad news. The good news is I'm...

Good news and bad news.

The good news is I'm down 5 pounds. I want to lose 5 more to be at race weight for either racing or surgery.
The bad news is I tweaked my groin (again) so I really can't...
10-19-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15,845
Views: 932,067
Posted By furiousferret

100k Zwift ride, 400 at the start. The problem...

100k Zwift ride, 400 at the start. The problem is you're in a group so your think that all is okay. Well, apparently the main group hammered at the start and left about 200 of us. I pretty much...
10-13-20, 02:29 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Massive back pain last week, I couldn't sleep for...

Massive back pain last week, I couldn't sleep for 2 nights, eventually I twisted my leg for about 10 minutes and suddenly the femur popped back into the socket. After 5 years of trying to fix it...
10-07-20, 04:34 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Starting to pick things up a bit now....finally...

Starting to pick things up a bit now....finally got Zwift working again lol. There's been a whole lotta volume this year but not much intensity. This season essentially passed and I was on the...
09-24-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5,432
Views: 333,154
Posted By furiousferret

Busiest I've been in a while. Work has really...

Busiest I've been in a while. Work has really picked up, I hired a tutor for my Spanish, have a ton of house projects on a deadline, 'training' (not sure I can call it that now since all I do is...
09-24-20, 03:17 PM
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Views: 932,067
Posted By furiousferret

Probably going to be relatively easy until mid...

Probably going to be relatively easy until mid next month. We have a ton of family coming over mid October and I have a massive list of things to fix around the house. Unfortunately, these things...
09-19-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5,432
Views: 333,154
Posted By furiousferret

We had an RV for 2 years, wanted to use it on the...

We had an RV for 2 years, wanted to use it on the weekends so we could park at the beach and go surfing. Unfortunately, its not like TV where you're alone on the beach with no one for miles. Its...
09-19-20, 03:16 PM
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Views: 932,067
Posted By furiousferret

The sky is finally starting to clear up around...

The sky is finally starting to clear up around here, so I'm going to try and get some miles in outdoors next week, maybe even test on my favorite strip of road.
09-17-20, 12:23 PM
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Views: 143,964
Posted By furiousferret

Usually my code is to fix an issue or automatic...

Usually my code is to fix an issue or automatic an installation process. I'm usually on a timeline, so once its serviceable I just end it there. None of my stuff is customer facing so it doesn't...
09-14-20, 09:33 AM
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Views: 932,067
Posted By furiousferret

Fires still keeping me indoors. I've been...

Fires still keeping me indoors. I've been picking it up but my efforts are a solid 70 ctl. 80 is kinda the 'good' threshold where my performance goes up, but I'm not sure that's important right...
09-13-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,698
Posted By furiousferret

I will probably do 1 or 2 Zwift races this week,...

I will probably do 1 or 2 Zwift races this week, I really need to pick up my efforts.
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