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06-28-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By kensuf

That's an injury. ...

That's an injury.

https://www.outsideonline.com/2398826/overtraining-syndrome-research

6 years ago I wound up suffering overtraining syndrome, which then got wildly out of control. For me it...
06-27-19, 06:40 AM
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Views: 176,496
Posted By kensuf

https://www.outsideonline.com/2398826/overtraining...

https://www.outsideonline.com/2398826/overtraining-syndrome-research
05-24-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,462
Posted By kensuf

Everyone's different. I'm 50 and my max HR is...

Everyone's different. I'm 50 and my max HR is over 200. There are also so many things that can impact HR, drift from a long workout, dehydration, heat/cooling, caffeine, overtraining, etc.

As...
05-24-19, 06:14 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 12,593
Posted By kensuf

But those guys are also enthusiastic. For any...

But those guys are also enthusiastic. For any activity to succeed, you need enthusiastic people involved in it.
05-21-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,917
Posted By kensuf

Well, Florida is down a promoter with WAM Events,...

Well, Florida is down a promoter with WAM Events, Keri used to organize a couple of races you could bank on annually (Spring Fling, etc) but not anymore. She also had a rough couple of years with...
Forum: Southeast
05-13-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By kensuf

Pretty much anywhere in Gainesville will put you...

Pretty much anywhere in Gainesville will put you no more than 20 minutes from a country road if you know how to get there. I'm technically "in the city" on the north side of town but within 7 minutes...
05-07-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,087
Posted By kensuf

First time I did that test, the machine was set...

First time I did that test, the machine was set to shut down when my HR hit 200. My max HR at the time was around 208 (I can still get it above 200 at the tender age of 50). Damn I was pissed that I...
04-24-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,773
Posted By kensuf

https://www.amazon.com/CAT-EYE-CC-VL820-VELO9-Blac...

https://www.amazon.com/CAT-EYE-CC-VL820-VELO9-Black/dp/B007NE348Q/ref=asc_df_B007NE348Q/
04-19-19, 06:19 AM
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Posted By kensuf

Agreed, sounds like the right move. Best of luck...

Agreed, sounds like the right move. Best of luck to you!
03-20-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,349
Posted By kensuf

nice piece, I enjoyed it too. Current link for...

nice piece, I enjoyed it too. Current link for the archive is https://www.thisamericanlife.org/668/the-long-fuse
12-16-18, 07:35 AM
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Posted By kensuf

Good luck dude.

Good luck dude.
12-12-18, 09:05 AM
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Views: 707,143
Posted By kensuf

It's funny. When I was racing, I used to dread...

It's funny. When I was racing, I used to dread the trainer, but now I kind of enjoy simply riding it while watching bad movies on the tube. I think it had something to do with the mental aspect of...
11-13-18, 02:25 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 8,428
Posted By kensuf

3 guys tested positive at the Vuelta a Miami. I'm...

3 guys tested positive at the Vuelta a Miami. I'm sure that was just coincidental.

Third Masters rider caught doping, with EPO, in same road race - Sticky Bottle - Sticky Bottle...
11-13-18, 02:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,002
Posted By kensuf

There's some guy named psimet. I have a suspicion...

There's some guy named psimet. I have a suspicion this would be light, stiff, and spin up quickly. Plus those white industry hubs are pretty snazzy.

https://www.psimet.com/shop/road-wheels/a200/
11-08-18, 09:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,228
Posted By kensuf

It was about seeing how far I could go. I made it...

It was about seeing how far I could go. I made it to the 2s before stopping. My time in the 3s was very rewarding.
08-06-18, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3,914
Views: 176,496
Posted By kensuf

It's often good to throw your hat in the ring...

It's often good to throw your hat in the ring when those once in a rare while opportunities present itself. Remember, when they're interviewing you, you should be interviewing them too. You can...
08-01-18, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13,727
Views: 707,143
Posted By kensuf

So sick of the rain and humidity. Getting to the...

So sick of the rain and humidity. Getting to the point where I feel like I'll be grateful for pollen season again.
07-18-18, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3,914
Views: 176,496
Posted By kensuf

I hate insurance companies and lawsuits. I teach...

I hate insurance companies and lawsuits. I teach goofy stuff scuba diving and need to carry professional liability insurance for it. There have bee a few lawsuits within the industry that were...
07-11-18, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13,727
Views: 707,143
Posted By kensuf

Fixed gear and rollers. Helped me a lot back when...

Fixed gear and rollers. Helped me a lot back when I cared.
06-27-18, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3,914
Views: 176,496
Posted By kensuf

I'm also going to give a shout out to Banner Elk,...

I'm also going to give a shout out to Banner Elk, NC. Cycling friendly town with lots of great riding in the area.
06-27-18, 08:31 AM
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Views: 176,496
Posted By kensuf

Crap, just about anything near the BRP is great....

Crap, just about anything near the BRP is great. There's a place called Celo, near Burnsville, that has this funky little inn. The owner (Randy) is a cyclist and organizes a metric century in...
06-05-18, 06:22 AM
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Views: 707,143
Posted By kensuf

It's been really humid. I've been riding.

It's been really humid. I've been riding.
05-25-18, 09:02 AM
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Views: 645,090
Posted By kensuf

So I was one of those guys with an early Quarq...

So I was one of those guys with an early Quarq (Cinqo Saturn, then 4 other Cinqos). They all died.

Has Quarq addressed these issues and fixed their spider to be more robust?
05-25-18, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13,727
Views: 707,143
Posted By kensuf

Late May Hipp rides always used to have a...

Late May Hipp rides always used to have a winnowed field. The college kids have left for the summer and the Cat1's are on summer tour for racing. But there's now an "anti-hipp" ride because a few...
05-25-18, 06:44 AM
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Views: 176,496
Posted By kensuf

BTW, has anyone played with a Varia?...

BTW, has anyone played with a Varia? https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/518151
05-25-18, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3,914
Views: 176,496
Posted By kensuf

This discussion hits close to home. A friend of...

This discussion hits close to home. A friend of mine was hit and killed by a texting driver two weeks ago while he was out on a training ride. This happened on the outskirts of town, in the...
05-14-18, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13,727
Views: 707,143
Posted By kensuf

Me too. Yesterday it took me 1:54 to do a ride I...

Me too. Yesterday it took me 1:54 to do a ride I used to do in 1:40.
02-01-18, 12:36 PM
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Views: 176,496
Posted By kensuf

https://www.amazon.com/Draft-Animals-Living-Cyclin...

https://www.amazon.com/Draft-Animals-Living-Cycling-Dream/dp/0143131249

Full disclosure, Phil's a friend of mine.
01-16-18, 11:24 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,827
Posted By kensuf

Dunno, but I once clocked a sub-56 minute 40k on...

Dunno, but I once clocked a sub-56 minute 40k on a Giant TCR (size M) with clip on aerobars and a Giro TT helmet on about 310w output.
12-13-17, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 138,313
Posted By kensuf

I ordered some tyres and chains from PBK before...

I ordered some tyres and chains from PBK before turkey day and they came in last week. No complaints on my end.
12-13-17, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 126,855
Posted By kensuf

I've been told the expense is not the cost of the...

I've been told the expense is not the cost of the test itself, but maintaining a proper chain of custody over a sample.

A year after I switched teams, I found out a former teammate had been...
12-09-17, 05:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,640
Posted By kensuf

2008/2009. Back when points expired every 12...

2008/2009. Back when points expired every 12 months.

He did upgrade to an aluminum frame and SRAM rival after he became a 2.
12-08-17, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 179,966
Posted By kensuf

Congrats on all fronts! Yesterday I thought to...

Congrats on all fronts! Yesterday I thought to myself "boy am I glad I'm not racing next year and don't need to go do 2.5 hours in that crap outside." :)
12-08-17, 07:17 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,790
Posted By kensuf

Oof sorry. :( Being out of the loop these days, I...

Oof sorry. :( Being out of the loop these days, I don't know who you're talking about, but I probably would. So sorry.
12-08-17, 07:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,640
Posted By kensuf

I had a friend that was successful enough as a 3...

I had a friend that was successful enough as a 3 that he upgraded to cat2 racing on an old steel frame with downtube shifters. Sometimes it's not about the bike.
12-07-17, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 179,966
Posted By kensuf

Are you still working or did you find freedom?

Are you still working or did you find freedom?
12-07-17, 12:42 PM
Replies: 13,727
Views: 707,143
Posted By kensuf

There was a five year gap between bout #1 and...

There was a five year gap between bout #1 and bout #2. I had also previously torn that achilles running a hilly marathon in California (also about 5 years before bout #1)
12-05-17, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 126,855
Posted By kensuf

You definitely don't get the photo of yourself on...

You definitely don't get the photo of yourself on top of the podium, unless you are good with photoshop.
12-05-17, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13,727
Views: 707,143
Posted By kensuf

oof, that sucks. I've had two bouts of PF. Both...

oof, that sucks. I've had two bouts of PF. Both lasted around 5 months; I just got over the most recent one. The only combination of things that seem to have gotten me past it were continual...
12-04-17, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 126,855
Posted By kensuf

A friend of mine got second place to her in a...

A friend of mine got second place to her in a 2016 national championship event. My friend is now the 2016 national champion.

As the socks say, dopers suck.
05-25-17, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3,914
Views: 176,496
Posted By kensuf

Howdy.

Howdy.
01-25-17, 02:04 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 127,050
Posted By kensuf

Hawt.

Hawt.
04-22-16, 07:55 AM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,204,808
Posted By kensuf

Been there, done that. I've worked in higher ed...

Been there, done that. I've worked in higher ed for over 20 years, six years ago the department I (then) worked for was on the chopping block. It was a very rough time for me.

But my experience...
04-15-16, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13,727
Views: 707,143
Posted By kensuf

An hour each day this week. I think my BB...

An hour each day this week. I think my BB bearings are shot.
04-15-16, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,204,808
Posted By kensuf

Push harder. I still can hit 208 if I try hard...

Push harder. I still can hit 208 if I try hard enough and I'm an old geezer.
04-15-16, 09:28 AM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,204,808
Posted By kensuf

Howdy y'all! I'm just passing through but it's so...

Howdy y'all! I'm just passing through but it's so good to see we're still talking about taking a dump around here.

:D
12-01-15, 01:04 PM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,204,808
Posted By kensuf

Not really.

Not really.
10-27-15, 11:25 AM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,204,808
Posted By kensuf

I live it. One of the guys I work with is...

I live it.

One of the guys I work with is exactly like this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rksCTVFtjM4
10-21-15, 11:17 AM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,204,808
Posted By kensuf

If someone showed up at my house looking like you...

If someone showed up at my house looking like you described this guy, I'd call the damn cops.
10-16-15, 11:55 AM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,204,808
Posted By kensuf

I did that Tuesday. Stayed home. I can't believe...

I did that Tuesday. Stayed home. I can't believe there's now a show called "Paternity Court" -- whiskey tango foxtrot.
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