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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
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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: 254
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
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Posted By furiousferret

:popcorn

:popcorn
02-03-20, 04:30 PM
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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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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
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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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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
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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
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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...
01-16-20, 03:52 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

He's completely retired from racing, only rides...

He's completely retired from racing, only rides wit the senior group, so no.
01-16-20, 12:29 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

2 x 15 @ 80%, which seemed hard but doable. I...

2 x 15 @ 80%, which seemed hard but doable. I was going to blow of Santa Barbara on the 25th but really I don't think I fell off that far. Still since I have to work that day I probably won't want...
01-16-20, 12:27 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Starting off the thread with a W, that's good...

Starting off the thread with a W, that's good sign!
01-16-20, 12:25 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

There's this Italian guy who is in his mid 50's...

There's this Italian guy who is in his mid 50's and was a former pro back there, but nothing big. Anyway, you talk to him about racing or power meters, and his replies are always so old school its...
01-13-20, 09:35 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

It looks like that race is back on this year!

It looks like that race is back on this year!
01-13-20, 09:31 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Finally rode yesterday...and I flatted first 10...

Finally rode yesterday...and I flatted first 10 miles in. My bike is tubess and I didn't have anything with me, so my wife picked me up.

My new bike is full eTap, disc brakes, hidden cabbles, and...
01-09-20, 01:20 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Dr never told me but I'm pretty sure it was.

Dr never told me but I'm pretty sure it was.
01-08-20, 12:07 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Ugh, I had a fever this weekend, and am just...

Ugh, I had a fever this weekend, and am just getting over it. Got a round of antibiotics so it doesn't linger.

I'm a firm believer in riding everyday (even if its 20 tss) but this is that rare...
01-02-20, 12:59 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I take a ZMA sleep supplement, definitely helps....

I take a ZMA sleep supplement, definitely helps. I also find that when I really train going to sleep at 9pm instead of 10 is probably a bigger performance gain than most things on the bike. Going to...
01-02-20, 12:55 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I've never been a big KOM guy, but then again,...

I've never been a big KOM guy, but then again, I'm too slow to get KOMs around here. I only count legit strips of road that are KOM worthy, not Bob's driveway, an obscure route, or something where...
12-27-19, 09:17 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

I got sick. First time since 2017? Not quite...

I got sick. First time since 2017? Not quite sure, but def haven't been sick in 2 years. I was able to do an hour easy yesterday so I'm hoping to get back to hard training on Monday.
12-21-19, 03:34 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Absolute madlad, that one.

Absolute madlad, that one.
12-21-19, 03:30 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

607 hours, 10,785 for the year. My cadence...

607 hours, 10,785 for the year.

My cadence has significantly dropped since Thanksgiving Vacation (when I took a week off the bike), I'm going to have to pick it up again.

There's a big...
12-03-19, 10:23 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Took a full week completely off the bike, which...

Took a full week completely off the bike, which is always hard for me. What helped was during a 2 hour ride I got 'trainer rub' on my cheek to the point it bleed and formed a big scab. Visited my...
11-26-19, 12:26 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

One of my stretch goals was to get my 3 before...

One of my stretch goals was to get my 3 before San Dimas; I had a puncher's chance of winning 45+ if I could win the TT and hold my time. My time up Glendora was faster than the past 2 years...
11-26-19, 12:20 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Had to start my week off the bike early because...

Had to start my week off the bike early because when I got off the trainer my ass was bleeding (not that part, the cheek). Really really bad rash, so I'm going to have to let it heal. Spent 6 hours...
11-13-19, 03:21 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

That's kinda a big point of contention for me;...

That's kinda a big point of contention for me; not that I race a ton, but we have people that don't race at all and have no interest to do so. They just show up for their free stuff and go. It...
11-11-19, 09:55 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I passed 10,000 miles on the year. Its been a...

I passed 10,000 miles on the year. Its been a goal of mine for a long time. I've gotten close many times but either injury or burnout usually keep me from it.
11-07-19, 02:43 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Yeah, that's the plan for me. The CX bike is...

Yeah, that's the plan for me. The CX bike is going to be pretty close to a road setup. TMonk did it so he should know the cost, I can't find it but I'm sure its well over $100.
11-07-19, 09:45 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

I'd use my CX bike for it; I'm not rich enough to...

I'd use my CX bike for it; I'm not rich enough to take my new carbon road bike on a course that would decimate it.

I'll probably swap out my 1x 46t crank for a 50/34 and put different tires on.
11-06-19, 05:54 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

The Belgian Waffle Ride is opening up for...

The Belgian Waffle Ride is opening up for registration on the 15th, and I'm on the fence about it. I'd hate to do it if its during the same week as the 1-3 road races here that I may be able win,...
10-24-19, 01:46 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I'm up to 140 right now; with my race weight at...

I'm up to 140 right now; with my race weight at 134 I don't want to get a hole where I have to lose 10+ lbs. That being said my belly bodyfat measurements are only about a millimeter more so there's...
10-24-19, 09:19 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Some of those guys can leverage their name for...

Some of those guys can leverage their name for $$$ (like Phil Gaimon) but even then I don't think they can turn 6 figures a year out of it; unless they get hired for a job they're qualified for...
10-20-19, 10:21 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Good luck! I really miss school tbh, I had a 3.4...

Good luck! I really miss school tbh, I had a 3.4 gpa and almost went to UCLA for my masters but that would have been a losing proposition financially unless I go into management (which I don't want...
10-20-19, 10:16 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

The first person to respond to my first post on...

The first person to respond to my first post on BF was TKP. Funny how I've 'known' some people here for over 10 years but not really.
10-19-19, 08:58 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I turn like a roadie!

I turn like a roadie!
10-13-19, 09:19 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I did my teams CX race today (after working...

I did my teams CX race today (after working registration for 5 hours), probably got 30th out of 40 in 4/5.

Since it was California CX you have Cat 2 roadies and maybe a few Cat 1s lining up in the...
10-07-19, 02:58 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I've been stuck on the trainer for a few weeks;...

I've been stuck on the trainer for a few weeks; this was supposed to be the time of year that I'm doing yard work to catch up but tbh, 10 hours on the trainer is just as hard as 16 outdoors. Alot of...
10-03-19, 09:56 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Our local CX race is dropping the A / B / C...

Our local CX race is dropping the A / B / C format and just going straight AG, so if you're new to CX and want to race Masters, its open. There is a 4/5 category, but with so many NICA racers that's...
09-30-19, 08:51 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

I haven't felt this good about American Cycling...

I haven't felt this good about American Cycling for a long time. Six medals including three gold, and the team was dominant in the Juniors races. The Junior Mens race was a clinic, at one point...
09-27-19, 12:49 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I'll have you know its 62 and drizzling right...

I'll have you know its 62 and drizzling right now. My Lightweight Polo Fleece Hoodie is soaking through.
09-24-19, 06:01 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Its a good thing you're sponsored by a...

Its a good thing you're sponsored by a Chiropractor because it looks like you'll be needing one!
09-23-19, 04:05 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Cycling is a pretty diverse sport, and what works...

Cycling is a pretty diverse sport, and what works for 1 person won't work for others. I wouldn't tell a climber or TT'er to train like a sprinter or xc'er.

In 2014 -2016 I had a pretty solid...
09-19-19, 03:03 PM
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Views: 5,927
Posted By furiousferret

This week I've just started lifting, if you can...

This week I've just started lifting, if you can call it that. Squats, Deadlifts, and Single Leg Press. 3x4 and 3x3 the next, for 3x a week. For weight conscious climbers that seems to be the best...
09-18-19, 06:55 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

New Bike Day (sorta) ...

New Bike Day (sorta)

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I was going to sell a bunch of stuff of and realized I...
09-17-19, 08:31 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

I can't sleep on my right side either. My issue...

I can't sleep on my right side either. My issue is just cuts and bruises on the hip and shoulder so probably a few notches down the pain scale compared to your issue....
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