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03-26-20, 07:48 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Did the Tour of Watopia B's, 3s off 1st place...

Did the Tour of Watopia B's, 3s off 1st place (not counting the guy that held 6 w/kg for 40 minutes). Considering my wattage and HR, time to bump up the FTP...which I kinda don't want to do because...
03-26-20, 09:53 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

I am now at race weight...not race, race weight...

I am now at race weight...not race, race weight but the top end of that spectrum. Right now at 2.07 ppi, (139 lbs) but really I try to get that at 2 (134).

Not that this matters right now. I'm...
03-26-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,150
Posted By furiousferret

I've been very proactive in trying to prevent...

I've been very proactive in trying to prevent getting this. Being asthmatic I'm 'high risk', so I'm going under the assumption it won't go well for me. We're all aware of social distancing and hand...
03-25-20, 06:43 PM
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Views: 248
Posted By furiousferret

My family is from there.

My family is from there.
03-25-20, 05:31 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I've been walking the same route with my dog...

I've been walking the same route with my dog every workday (when telecommuting) for 8 years. Never a soul around, maybe a runner to two. Now its filled with families and individuals walking, and I...
03-25-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 248
Posted By furiousferret

Chris Evans (33) I had to update it...

Chris Evans (33)

I had to update it because there are so many of us!

I do most of my workouts on Trainerroad but I try to do 1-2 rides a week on Zwift because there's no better interval...
03-24-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,150
Posted By furiousferret

One of friends from the Marines in Oklahoma has...

One of friends from the Marines in Oklahoma has it (or what sounds like it), but like many other cases its not near death so he's not getting tested. He's in really good shape too. He's a fisherman...
03-23-20, 09:33 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Yeah I'm lost af now. Like, I know I want...

Yeah I'm lost af now.

Like, I know I want to be fit through the 'corona season' but I'm finding it hard to sort out how that's going to work; in terms of keeping fit, avoiding burnout, and...
03-23-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,150
Posted By furiousferret

I'll preach about it but I'm not going scold...

I'll preach about it but I'm not going scold people for riding outside. My teammates are all riding outside these days. 50 mph descents, running lights, etc. Saying something would fall on deaf...
03-23-20, 12:19 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I'm staying indoors. I've crashed about 8 times...

I'm staying indoors. I've crashed about 8 times in 15 years of riding, and I don't think a single one was due to taking extra risks. Its always been some anomaly (wind gust, or a lack of attention...
03-22-20, 03:21 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

He hasn't been doing well for a few years, so I'm...

He hasn't been doing well for a few years, so I'm not sure he's going to make it through =\
03-22-20, 02:04 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

My uncle in law had a stroke last night in...

My uncle in law had a stroke last night in Sacramento. It was serious, and he was kept in the ambulance for 90 minutes because they didn't have a place to put him. So if they're doing that to...
03-21-20, 09:19 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

It shouldn't be an issue connecting your SRM to...

It shouldn't be an issue connecting your SRM to whatever app you want to use, provided your media device can receive the SRM's (bt?) input.

DC Rainmaker and GP Lama (though his review page is...
03-20-20, 05:00 PM
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Views: 5,150
Posted By furiousferret

We should be fine =] Taking it lightly...

We should be fine =]



Taking it lightly has always drawn a nerve with me, if you don't think its serious convincing others of the same is only putting them at risk. Going on social media and...
03-20-20, 01:27 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Co worker is better. We've been coughing but I...

Co worker is better. We've been coughing but I think that's more to do with being locked in a stuffy house since its been raining all week.

My wife has been losing it mentally. Our dining...
03-20-20, 01:23 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

That's what it sounds like. As for Indoor /...

That's what it sounds like.

As for Indoor / Outdoor numbers; some say its just heat that causes it, my (and many others) believe you can generate more power outdoors because your are locked in...
03-20-20, 11:51 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Latest Version of Tacx Neo.

Latest Version of Tacx Neo.
03-20-20, 11:45 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

I don't really understand why people are throwing...

I don't really understand why people are throwing around numbers right now. This hasn't peaked yet, its going to get worse, how worse depends really. So much negative information on social media...
03-20-20, 11:08 AM
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Views: 804,726
Posted By furiousferret

Is that differential outdoor power numbers, if so...

Is that differential outdoor power numbers, if so that's about right. We're it becomes a PITA, is when you try to calculate that into your tss, ftp, etc. Now Cycling Analytics does an indoors...
03-18-20, 08:01 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

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Ugh. There's goes my last race. I hope some of the summer ones stay but I'm...
03-18-20, 09:57 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

First Worlds ride, probably the last one for a...

First Worlds ride, probably the last one for a few weeks, though knowing some of my teammates they'll ride through it despite quarantine orders. I really love Worlds (even more so than actual races)...
03-18-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,150
Posted By furiousferret

People don't just get it and die from this; its...

People don't just get it and die from this; its usually a long burn and eventually their body gives out so those numbers are bound to go up. Its really a terrible experience with life altering...
03-17-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,150
Posted By furiousferret

Thanks everyone. Last night they called him...

Thanks everyone.

Last night they called him and said the hospital was inundated and unless its severe, he couldn't get tested. They think he just has the Flu, so hopefully that's it. Returning...
03-16-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,150
Posted By furiousferret

The other 2 guys in my office (I share a room...

The other 2 guys in my office (I share a room with 2 others) are sick, one is getting tested today, so we're all waiting for the results. My boss called me into the office and I was sent home. So...
03-15-20, 11:24 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

I did a Zwift group ride and because I'm...

I did a Zwift group ride and because I'm altruistic, I'll drop back and help pull stragglers back. Yesterday, the main group sped up as I was bringing in 3, we went about 4 minutes and had to go...
03-15-20, 10:06 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

It's not comforting that I get more frequent and...

It's not comforting that I get more frequent and concise updates from USA Cycling and my Air Conditioning company than our local government or CDC.

I'm not sure why my AC company is sending me...
03-13-20, 11:38 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Down another pound, still working hard. I know...

Down another pound, still working hard. I know this because I'm having next level sleep and dreams.

Kevin Hart is that you?
'Why am I in your dream, and why am I on a pony?'
I have no idea ask...
03-13-20, 11:32 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

This is a global conspiracy to keep me from...

This is a global conspiracy to keep me from upgrading to Cat 3 and winning this years Nats RR.
03-12-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4,553
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Posted By furiousferret

I'll see you on Zwift! I too, have no...

I'll see you on Zwift!



I too, have no idea how to act in this situation.



This hasn't happened in 100 years, and they'll probably be talking about it 100 years from now.
03-12-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 168
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Posted By furiousferret

We telecommute 2 days a week, and spoke with...

We telecommute 2 days a week, and spoke with management about sending everyone home until this blows over. We were told its a privilege, don't be a fear monger, and its not a big deal (just a bad...
03-11-20, 12:07 PM
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Views: 423
Posted By furiousferret

Its always been that way. Someone goes up the...

Its always been that way. Someone goes up the ranks, get a quasi impressive palmares and starts coaching. I don't think being a winner is necessarily a prerequisite to being a good coach, if pro...
03-09-20, 10:11 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

615 TSS last week, first real week of training...

615 TSS last week, first real week of training this year and sitting on 57 ctl. Saturday was so hard I fell asleep on the couch afterwards. Its going to be a hard month.

My FTP is really low...
03-06-20, 02:26 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I was 146 when I landed on Sunday, and hit 142...

I was 146 when I landed on Sunday, and hit 142 (my weight pre vacation) today. My race weight is 132-139. Took me a few days to get my leap year birthday meal out of my system:
...
03-06-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4,553
Views: 245,496
Posted By furiousferret

I'm really concerned about the race season,...

I'm really concerned about the race season, specifically relating to the Coronavirus. Not that I'll get it, but bike racing runs on such tight margins if we get a percentage of racers not coming out...
03-06-20, 11:55 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Right there with you. My first threshold workout...

Right there with you. My first threshold workout since being back from the UK, 5x8 @ 102% and I couldn't even make it past the 1st interval. On a positive note, I'm at my pre vacation weight,...
03-03-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By furiousferret

Californian here. We have the same issues, but...

Californian here. We have the same issues, but tbf, our summer months are filled with Michelob Ultra auditions and sitting on the beach and waxing our surfboards.

I have both a like and...
02-20-20, 10:05 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Close to 5,000 kj's over the 3 day weekend, just...

Close to 5,000 kj's over the 3 day weekend, just finally recovered from it today. Easy day today, then on Friday and Saturday it'll be 2 more 1500 kj efforts, then off to Europe for a week.
02-20-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4,553
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Posted By furiousferret

My Step Father sent me cookies for my birthday. ...

My Step Father sent me cookies for my birthday. Ate 3, and the rest went to work.

I tell everyone about cycling and my strict diet, and people still send food. Its always, 'One thing isn't going...
02-18-20, 02:08 PM
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Views: 761
Posted By furiousferret

Its down everywhere in the US.

Its down everywhere in the US.
02-12-20, 08:28 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I'll be in this year. Its more of a bucket list...

I'll be in this year. Its more of a bucket list thing, since my off road skills are terrible.

I've considered going down there to ride some sections and hills, still may do it. I'm about 80...
02-06-20, 02:25 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

So because of the Corona Virus, our trip to...

So because of the Corona Virus, our trip to Thailand (via Hong Kong) is going to be cancelled by American Airlines. It really sucks as we planned it a year out and have most everything paid for and...
02-03-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,464
Posted By furiousferret

:popcorn

:popcorn
02-03-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4,553
Views: 245,496
Posted By furiousferret

As a lifelong 49ers fan, yesterday wasn't a good...

As a lifelong 49ers fan, yesterday wasn't a good day, but life goes on and I've seen them win 5.
01-29-20, 04:03 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

So why didn't you invite me to the wedding?

So why didn't you invite me to the wedding?
01-28-20, 11:27 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

I had a bit of 'pull' on my hamstring last night,...

I had a bit of 'pull' on my hamstring last night, which I suspect was caused from a hard Sunday and no sleep Sunday night. Today I'm supposed to smash, but it may be another easy day because I...
01-23-20, 09:17 AM
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Views: 245,496
Posted By furiousferret

You're on your way to being a good programmer. ...

You're on your way to being a good programmer. There are 2 kinds of programmers, those that do it for a paycheck and those that do it because they love it. The latter are always better at it, by a...
01-22-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14,502
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Posted By furiousferret

10 days in a row on the bike; its a start. Last...

10 days in a row on the bike; its a start. Last year between January to mid November I only had 5 days off.

People freak out all the time about rest days, etc. and I've been lectured several times...
01-22-20, 03:40 PM
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Views: 245,496
Posted By furiousferret

I'm glad I work in Government. Its feast or...

I'm glad I work in Government. Its feast or famine in private industry. We have a few new hires from IBM that were essentially ran out because those jobs were sent to India where they could charge...
01-19-20, 01:35 AM
Replies: 5,908
Views: 418,729
Posted By furiousferret

Anyone use Dynaplugs? I had a gash in my tire...

Anyone use Dynaplugs? I had a gash in my tire and I'm looking at the C02 one that fills and plugs the hole. Its expensive, but if that means fixing a tire in under 30 seconds, it'll be well worth...
01-16-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14,502
Views: 804,726
Posted By furiousferret

I wish it was 90%. Coming back from the flu I'm...

I wish it was 90%. Coming back from the flu I'm still a bit off so I'm surprised I could do that. There's also a fair chance I'll have to drop my FTP by 5-10. I don't want to do that right away...
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