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05-26-20, 09:47 PM
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I took advantage of the crappy market and bought...

I took advantage of the crappy market and bought a house. Had been considering it but everything just lined up right for me. I got a good interest rate without much down. I'm going to be here in Utah...
05-26-20, 07:38 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Mentor - Mentee is a big thing in the sports I've...

Mentor - Mentee is a big thing in the sports I've picked up in the last year. Yes, you can hire a guide to take you up to ski big mountains or climb on rock.. But most don't. Most learn through...
05-26-20, 07:35 PM
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Whole lotta craziness in my training. Just...

Whole lotta craziness in my training. Just brought my training notebook up to date.. I haven't skipped a day since 2.29. Before that was end of january when I was sick. Whether it be skiing, climbing...
05-10-20, 06:17 PM
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Got a late call from a buddy asking to go for...

Got a late call from a buddy asking to go for some spring ski mountaineering action. Loaded up the backpack and away we went this morning. 5k feet of climbing, most of it in boots and crampons, not...
05-09-20, 10:02 PM
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Views: 382
Posted By Ttoc6

Tubeless is fastest CRR wise and the newest tires...

Tubeless is fastest CRR wise and the newest tires are all coming out in tubeless models. In general newer = faster from a CRR and aero standpoint (provided you're still running a narrow front tire)....
05-09-20, 09:59 PM
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Yep. Still feeling some soreness from it 5 days...

Yep. Still feeling some soreness from it 5 days later haha. https://www.strava.com/activities/3399740091

Wednesday rode the mtb at the bike park. Thursday the gym opened back up so I lifted some...
05-05-20, 10:25 PM
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Long, hard run yesterday. 15 miles, 4k feet of...

Long, hard run yesterday. 15 miles, 4k feet of elevation, almost all on dirt. Today was group ride.. but I missed the start. In my effort to catch up I took a detour.. which ran me rihght into a...
05-03-20, 05:44 PM
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Views: 17,810
Posted By Ttoc6

Is the antibody test eelective at this point....

Is the antibody test eelective at this point. Thanks for the info about the toes thing. An odd little rabbit hole to dive down for a bit. Once the dye from my climbing shoes comes out of my skin,...
05-03-20, 05:42 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

2nd placement down is a cam! It's a mixed route...

2nd placement down is a cam! It's a mixed route of trad / bolts. You could do it with no extra gear but there would be some pretty big run out!

Today was 2 hours on the gravel bike. Had planned to...
05-03-20, 10:17 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Good rule of thumb.. A day easy for every day off...

Good rule of thumb.. A day easy for every day off / day you were sick.

Got my gravel bike from the shop this week. Pretty complicated build so I'm happy they got it back to me. Rode her Thursday...
04-27-20, 11:18 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Gravel bikes are cool. Mine was supposed to be...

Gravel bikes are cool. Mine was supposed to be finished up last week but doing some funky stuff with the build up this year so we ran into some Di2 issues. This is why I paid the shop to do it and...
04-27-20, 09:07 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Got home from work today and had all of about 30...

Got home from work today and had all of about 30 minutes before I had to take an online final for school. Snuck in a quick run.

Almost done with the first semester of my masters. Everything is...
04-27-20, 09:03 PM
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Views: 528
Posted By Ttoc6

Wondering if I know you... I never even knew...

Wondering if I know you...

I never even knew Randall. Only after the fact did I learn how much we had in common. I almost went to OIT for undergrad... It's my Dad's Alma mater. Similar fields of...
04-26-20, 09:32 PM
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Views: 528
Posted By Ttoc6

I'll start with a memory of a race that I didn't...

I'll start with a memory of a race that I didn't win. I don't even remember the result. It's the context of the race that matters to me. I was a junior in college (2016) and was in charge of being...
04-26-20, 09:12 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Trail run today. Ended up top 10 on a pretty...

Trail run today. Ended up top 10 on a pretty popular running segment (~2km with 1300ft of gain up to a waterfall) despite the trails being wet (snow melt) and busy.. Actually pretty proud of it. I'm...
04-25-20, 09:48 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

bike racing is a beautiful sport.

bike racing is a beautiful sport.
04-25-20, 02:11 PM
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It's been warm and geeting warmer. Our snow pack...

It's been warm and geeting warmer. Our snow pack won't last long.

Today was an adventure! Solo adventure on one of the nicest days of the year so far. Rode from home to Snowbasin, skinned to the...
04-24-20, 09:47 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Yesterday got a quick little ride in. Kept it...

Yesterday got a quick little ride in. Kept it fast. Super windy! Felt good to ride tempo again

Today got up early and summitted and skied a mountain (Ben Lomond) with a buddy. Not quick. 2 miles...
04-24-20, 08:10 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

holy ****. 13 year necro.

holy ****. 13 year necro.
04-21-20, 10:04 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

I wonder how those tires would compare to today....

I wonder how those tires would compare to today. Willing to bet those silk tubies probably would still stand the test of time.
04-21-20, 08:45 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Zwift group ride. We decided to can it for the...

Zwift group ride. We decided to can it for the year. We weren't getting many locals and the weather is getting nice. Yeah, our full group ride hasn't started yet this year but we're all pretty burnt...
04-21-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 17,810
Posted By Ttoc6

I feel like I just sound like an ******* when i...

I feel like I just sound like an ******* when i say these things. Or a fear monger.. Saying the same number of people will get sick (or on the same order of magnitude I guess) scares people it seems.
04-21-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 17,810
Posted By Ttoc6

Looking for contradictory opinions here.. After a...

Looking for contradictory opinions here.. After a long discussion with co workers, it seems to me that "flattening the curve" doesn't actually limit the number of people who get the disease, but...
04-19-20, 04:46 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

15.5 hours, but only 9 of that was riding bikes....

15.5 hours, but only 9 of that was riding bikes. + maybe two or three hours on rocks moving very slowly in the horizontal plane and only slightly faster in the vertical one.

I went for a quick...
04-18-20, 10:33 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Congrats to you and your son. Great things to...

Congrats to you and your son. Great things to come, I'm sure.

Found this pic while scrolling through Instagram tonight.
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04-18-20, 07:55 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

125 miles, ~7000ft of climbing. Little less than...

125 miles, ~7000ft of climbing. Little less than 7hrs moving time. ~20 miles into a block 15mph headwind. Easily my biggest ride since September. Was surprised by my performance. Able to go pretty...
04-16-20, 08:00 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Zwift is just a video game and reading the posts...

Zwift is just a video game and reading the posts on zwift racing / slowtwitch are funny as a kid who grew up playing "real" video games. You learn to ignore the cheaters / hackers / trash talkers and...
04-16-20, 07:55 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

2.5 hours of ski touring today. 4000ft of gain....

2.5 hours of ski touring today. 4000ft of gain. Really fun snow up high. I found about a foot of fresh snow in some spots. Kept the uphill effort pretty easy. I'm supposed to have a big day on skis...
04-15-20, 10:07 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Air mover fan in front, box fan on the side. i...

Air mover fan in front, box fan on the side. i used just a big box fan in front for a long time and it was sufficient. If it's cool outside I open the window which helps a ton too.
04-15-20, 10:06 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Zwift race didn't go poorly. A Zpower guy on a tt...

Zwift race didn't go poorly. A Zpower guy on a tt bike hit the front right at the start and I couldn't hold the front group as it strung out. So i settled into the second group. Annual power PR's...
04-15-20, 01:14 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

I'll be doing the zwift volcano flat race at...

I'll be doing the zwift volcano flat race at 17:05 MST. I'll have [IMLW] after my name.
04-15-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 17,810
Posted By Ttoc6

I know it seems hard sometimes but remember one...

I know it seems hard sometimes but remember one thing. Through every dark night, there's a bright day after that. So no matter how hard it get, stick your chest out, keep ya head up.... and handle...
04-15-20, 07:41 AM
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Views: 17,810
Posted By Ttoc6

That was such a fun ride TMonk. I've been getting...

That was such a fun ride TMonk. I've been getting the flashback pics on google recently from that trip down there. Leg buster for sure though! I didn't take enough pictures during the ride to have...
04-15-20, 06:38 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Run at lunch in some new shoes (Nike Pegasus 36)...

Run at lunch in some new shoes (Nike Pegasus 36) and then our tuesday groupride on zwift. Was a bit spicier than normal with something like 75 people showing up. Zwift is so hot right now.
04-15-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 17,810
Posted By Ttoc6

****.. I say rad a lot. And I get my gravel bike...

****.. I say rad a lot. And I get my gravel bike back from the shop tomorrow.. Am I part of the problem?
04-12-20, 03:55 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Ski toured today. 1 lap by myself for fitness....

Ski toured today. 1 lap by myself for fitness. Awful skiing down. 54 minutes up. Changed skis, caught up to my friends and then skied 1 lap with them. That lap took almost 2.5 hours to get to the...
04-11-20, 03:34 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Long run this morning. From the apartment, to the...

Long run this morning. From the apartment, to the top of one of the local trails, down and home. 11.7 miles, 2400 feet of elevation. Not as much hiking as I have had to do in the past. I still suck...
04-10-20, 02:25 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Just wait until one of the big american races...

Just wait until one of the big american races comes through. Our KOM attempts are useless against the Tour of Utah folks.
04-10-20, 02:23 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

thinking cycling is worthwhile:p Ski tour...

thinking cycling is worthwhile:p

Ski tour today with one of my buddies. Snow is wet and sloppy. Very warm. Our snow pack won't last long at this rate. We'll be mountain biking the high country...
04-09-20, 06:49 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

While I think (in general) cycling creates a...

While I think (in general) cycling creates a really 1-dimensional athlete. To begin to be even remotely competitive in this sport (at any cat) you're already in the top single digit % of the general...
04-09-20, 06:03 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

There was a virtual TT today. The same course we...

There was a virtual TT today. The same course we use for our weeknight TT series (that I never go to) but have between 6am to 6pm to get it done. I sold my TT bike at the end of last season so I was...
04-08-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 17,810
Posted By Ttoc6

September 10th - 13th. Same weekend as LotoJa. I...

September 10th - 13th. Same weekend as LotoJa. I expect LoToJa race participation and ride participation overall to be way down. So far the race season is just pushing out into the fall. IDK if that...
04-08-20, 11:07 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

There ya go man. Ask yourself why you do any of...

There ya go man. Ask yourself why you do any of this in the first place. Competition and fun don't have to be exclusive. Just not much competition going on right now.

Remember, bike racing is...
04-08-20, 10:51 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

This all really depends on what training method...

This all really depends on what training method you most subscribe too. Truly polarized training would say if you're doing anything in the "in between zone" it's all but useless. Periodized training...
04-08-20, 10:42 AM
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https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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04-08-20, 07:17 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Here's an example in the crit plan from Trainer...

Here's an example in the crit plan from Trainer road.. High intensity, short rest. Long rest between sets

Tamarack is 3 sets of 3x3-minute 'Attack and Recover' intervals with very short, 1-minute...
04-08-20, 07:15 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

My mom's family tree stops 2 generations away...

My mom's family tree stops 2 generations away from me (we don't know who my grandma's parents are). So there was quite a bit of surprise for me. My mom and i were both raised thinking we had a lot of...
04-07-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,342
Posted By Ttoc6

I think I just really wanted an excuse to post...

I think I just really wanted an excuse to post the vid of the yellow jersey leading out the rainbow jersey again. Probably my all time favorite cycling moment. First TdF I ever watched any amount of.
04-06-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,342
Posted By Ttoc6

Sometimes it's speed. Sometimes it's position....

Sometimes it's speed. Sometimes it's position. Depends on the day. Match sprints are a good way to judge this. Playing the games to win or just going for it.
...
04-06-20, 09:16 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Run before lunch and a ramp test to re assess...

Run before lunch and a ramp test to re assess fitness this afternoon. Ways to go is the answer to that question.
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