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07-17-19, 06:42 AM
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Posted By burnthesheep

The road bike is still down for the count getting...

The road bike is still down for the count getting cables at the house. So, I took the Crockett for the first time ever for some full-speed work on the local cyclocross course.

I thought the...
07-16-19, 11:59 PM
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Posted By caloso

Did some sweet spot 2x20’s and they were actually...

Did some sweet spot 2x20’s and they were actually sweet.
07-16-19, 10:26 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

I get this sometimes, for me it's often either...

I get this sometimes, for me it's often either lack of hydration or too much caffeine
07-16-19, 07:07 PM
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Posted By mattm

Did the Boise Twilight pro crit on Saturday!...

Did the Boise Twilight pro crit on Saturday! Well, most of it.. got crashed out with 20 minutes to go in the 90 minute race.

It's a four-corner crit with flat and super smooth/wide roads. Super...
07-11-19, 01:14 PM
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Posted By topflightpro

BTS, sounds like you're ready to do your first...

BTS, sounds like you're ready to do your first crit on Saturday.
07-11-19, 11:41 AM
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Posted By cmh

Mt. Tabor race series final race, 50+ - I entered...

Mt. Tabor race series final race, 50+ - I entered the race in first place with enough points so that I could lose to the rider in 2nd and still win the series, but if anyone finished between us, he...
07-10-19, 02:20 PM
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Posted By Yep

Back home in the states (MT) for a month from...

Back home in the states (MT) for a month from Scotland. Jumped in the Tuesday race series last night and won from a 2up breakaway. We were away for most of the race and the finish was an uphill...
07-10-19, 11:01 AM
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Posted By Wylde06

Change week to year and thats me :lol:

Change week to year and thats me :lol:
07-09-19, 03:48 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

Smart man.

Smart man.
07-09-19, 02:02 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Fiesta Island 30 second interval routine. My...

Fiesta Island 30 second interval routine. My coach has a entire gaggle of workouts that feature 30s on and etc. Today was 30 on one minute off. 3x8. I killed this workout. It was not a chainless...
07-09-19, 11:57 AM
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Posted By Wylde06

5 rides in the last 7 days. Its like im...

5 rides in the last 7 days.

Its like im actually riding again
07-07-19, 09:00 PM
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Posted By hack

Ha ... I did the same a couple years back on a...

Ha ... I did the same a couple years back on a 100+ F day not far from home. I knocked on the owners door since there was a scuff on the car. I felt like an idiot, but they were beyond nice and gave...
07-04-19, 04:26 PM
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Posted By big john

Hey ff, did you go up Mount Baldy today? I think...

Hey ff, did you go up Mount Baldy today? I think I read somewhere you were thinking about it. It was great, cloud cover/fog until about 3500 feet, then sun and cool temps the rest of the way. Lots of...
07-03-19, 06:52 PM
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Posted By mzeffex

Entered the fast local race last night. Was...

Entered the fast local race last night. Was impressing myself sticking with the lead group for 40 minutes before I got dropped and was in no man's land. Glanced at my garmin to see my NP and slammed...
07-03-19, 03:38 PM
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Posted By robertorolfo

Rode my second ever race/crit yesterday, and did...

Rode my second ever race/crit yesterday, and did OK.

Prior to the race, I came up with what I thought was a brilliant and foolproof strategy: enter a race on July 2nd, on a night when there is a...
06-30-19, 07:20 PM
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Posted By mzeffex

First 3 race in the books. Kept myself in the top...

First 3 race in the books. Kept myself in the top 5 spots for most of the race. The race splintered pretty good, and was happy to be at the front. And then, with 1 lap to go, I wasn't. Mid-pack...
06-30-19, 10:35 AM
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Posted By echappist

discretion is the better part of valor. Nothing...

discretion is the better part of valor. Nothing wimpy about it. Ask yourself whether you'd like to spend $30k and 25 office visits to fix up broken teeth (and that's on the low end of bad things that...
06-30-19, 10:09 AM
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Posted By TMonk

My sprint power is decent, not the highest max...

My sprint power is decent, not the highest max (~1250), but have broken 1000 w for >15s many times. That's how I earned my 4 -> 3 upgrade points. But I'm just too much of a wuss in those final...
06-29-19, 08:48 PM
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Posted By TMonk

I got plenty of results in crits this year and...

I got plenty of results in crits this year and I've become wary of bunch sprint finishes and the final couple laps. My solution was to attack. Wasn't easy, but I managed to make it work on more than...
06-27-19, 01:40 PM
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Posted By rubiksoval

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Had a brief leadout drag race with Nate Brown last night in our Wed. night crit....
06-27-19, 11:32 AM
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Posted By cmh

2 weeknight races this week: Tuesday PIR,...

2 weeknight races this week:

Tuesday PIR, Cat 123 field, 6th of about 60, 17 laps of 1.9mi each around a flat auto raceway. Points race with 3 hotspots w/points for top 3 and points for top 10 at...
06-26-19, 09:00 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Unlike aerobic junkies that burn up their...

Unlike aerobic junkies that burn up their glycogen, I did a sprint workout at the track and popped by ATP-PC system. Okay, I did have to burn some glycogen to get up to speed but not much.

San...
06-25-19, 03:53 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

Agreed, it's the aerobic engine. I think many...

Agreed, it's the aerobic engine. I think many racers do too much intensity and don't focus on the lower end aerobic base enough. Even 2x20s imo are typically done too hard by many (probably because...
06-25-19, 03:42 PM
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Posted By Hermes

IMO, it is the size of the aerobic engine that...

IMO, it is the size of the aerobic engine that matters. For a UCI grand tour pro, they can sit in the peloton in recovery or low z2. At that aerobic level, they are not burning much glycogen. And...
06-24-19, 08:40 PM
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Posted By caloso

Rented bikes this afternoon with my son in Denali...

Rented bikes this afternoon with my son in Denali NP. Not many trails to ride, but afterward, I uploaded Strava and I was no. 3 on one segment. Shoot, if I knew that I was so close I would have sent...
06-24-19, 02:54 PM
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Posted By ProudDaddy

Thanks for the clarification. One other thing,...

Thanks for the clarification. One other thing, Pros racing in CO state championship races are not eligible for the state jersey. 2018 state championships were awarded to the 2nd place finisher in the...
06-24-19, 02:25 PM
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Posted By Doge

Turns out it is just flipping the address before...

Turns out it is just flipping the address before the race. He did the ITT as a CO racer. IMO you only live in one state at a time and just to be cool you choose what state that is before you do the...
06-23-19, 03:03 PM
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Posted By ancker

It was a fondo, but it was timed....with medals....

It was a fondo, but it was timed....with medals. So it's a race....

100km flat fondo. Out with the wind, back with a 10-15mph headwind.
Mass start 100km and 200km fast guys starting together. Sat...
06-22-19, 09:32 AM
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Posted By mzeffex

It's been a season. Upgrade to cat 4 in 2011,...

It's been a season. Upgrade to cat 4 in 2011, haven't moved vertically since, at least partially due to collegiate racing, but also due to confidence or lack thereof etc. This season I knew I was fit...
06-21-19, 04:52 PM
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Posted By Doge

U23 ITT did not work out so well. We flew in and...

U23 ITT did not work out so well. We flew in and got to hotel for bike check about 5:30PM before close @6:00 the evening before. Extensions were 1cm over. That messed with cables (too long to go...
06-20-19, 05:31 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Re aero wheel depth Beginning of the season...

Re aero wheel depth

Beginning of the season on my Roval CL50's I never felt a thing. I've dropped about 15lbs since then (~145lbs). Windy descents are kinda sketch now, but not near as much as the...
06-20-19, 04:10 PM
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Posted By cmh

Two races this week: Tuesday PIR weeknight...

Two races this week:
Tuesday PIR weeknight race. Flat course, 16, 2 mile laps. Strong wind with a tailwind finish. Maybe I was sore from the weekend, but it felt really hard. Pretty constant...
06-20-19, 06:30 AM
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Posted By burnthesheep

In a cross wind a modern "U" shaped or optimized...

In a cross wind a modern "U" shaped or optimized profile 60mm wheel is about the same as something smaller than 50mm in the classic "flat sided vee".

Essentially, with the older deep wheels the...
06-19-19, 11:29 AM
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Posted By Wylde06

Rode on Monday after work, then decided to "race"...

Rode on Monday after work, then decided to "race" yesterday. Riding to the race (local series, last night was only 8 miles away) I was riding through cottonwood clouds. Knew things were going to go...
06-19-19, 09:20 AM
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Posted By Yep

I've been on my Giant Advanced for the last 11...

I've been on my Giant Advanced for the last 11 years, and it's been a good ride, but for that whole time I haven't had a backup bike. My old Giant can now be my training/backup bike and I'll finally...
06-17-19, 10:29 AM
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Posted By cmh

Volunteer Park Crit in Seattle, 50+, 35min race...

Volunteer Park Crit in Seattle, 50+, 35min race on a 1k course with a hill every lap and no technical corners, 4th place. I was near the front from a lap in (with 25 racers on a non-technical...
06-17-19, 07:48 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Endurance rides both days along the coast this...

Endurance rides both days along the coast this weekend. We are in our June gloom time of year so the sky was overcast and there was a mist on Sunday.
06-17-19, 05:09 AM
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Posted By revchuck

After three days off the bike, I rode Saturday...

After three days off the bike, I rode Saturday and Sunday. Saturday was about 2:15 at endurance pace and felt pretty good. Sunday was about 2:45 with more than two hours at L3 on the hottest day so...
06-16-19, 11:51 PM
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Posted By mattm

Did 99 miles today - was pleased to get the...

Did 99 miles today - was pleased to get the distance just under 100 to anger the Strava Freds. It's actually hard to "time" it just right so that you come in above 99 but under 100. My life goal is...
06-16-19, 02:05 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Tour of the hilltowns is 84 miles long and...

Tour of the hilltowns is 84 miles long and features 2x ascents of a 3.5mi @ 6% climb which always proves decisive, and many miles of windy heavily rolling terrain....
06-15-19, 03:01 PM
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Posted By Heathpack

2019 National Senior Games, Albuquerque, W50-54, 1st of 12

Won it by 14 seconds. Raced pretty well but I think I could have gone harder. I had some tough training rides earlier in the week in which I really was crushed by the altitude, and this led me to...
06-14-19, 05:17 PM
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Posted By Hermes

San Diego Velodrome - warmup, jumps and anaerobic...

San Diego Velodrome - warmup, jumps and anaerobic threshold work. Nice day at the track but windy toward the end of the session.
06-14-19, 09:51 AM
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Posted By Flatballer

Commuted this morning for the first time. It...

Commuted this morning for the first time.

It was nice. 33 minutes or so, 120 W average, which for me is decent, because I'm atrociously out of shape.

Felt better and more alert when I got to...
06-13-19, 03:14 PM
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Posted By DrIsotope

The bike traffic on the 4th I went up (last...

The bike traffic on the 4th I went up (last year?) was unbelievable. More bikes than I think I've ever seen in one day. A big chunk of the descending riders are far more terrifying than cars on the...
06-13-19, 10:51 AM
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Posted By cmh

Mt Tabor series race 3, 50+, 3rd place of 14...

Mt Tabor series race 3, 50+, 3rd place of 14 racers:
This is a very short race - 5 x 1.3 mile laps with 140ft climb each lap, start/finish is 2/3 of the way up the climb. Despite being very short,...
06-11-19, 09:56 PM
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Posted By Heathpack

I’m in Albuquerque prepping for the National...

I’m in Albuquerque prepping for the National Senior Games TTs. Today I did a mock 5K race effort.

Altitude (we’re at 5800 ft) is not my friend. We arrived Sat night and today, day 3 at...
06-11-19, 04:36 PM
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Posted By Hermes

We had light fog at Fiesta and heavier fog on the...

We had light fog at Fiesta and heavier fog on the coast and it was 68 degrees. Go figure.
06-11-19, 12:11 PM
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Posted By caloso

Oh boy, is that the truth. I was going to...

Oh boy, is that the truth.

I was going to recommend commuting if possible. I bet 75% of my training is on the way to or from work. If you're able to take it easy on the way in, you might be able...
06-11-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 322
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Posted By cmh

Raced the Hammer Velo Crit last weekend, in the...

Raced the Hammer Velo Crit last weekend, in the combined 40/50/60+ 123 field which had about 30 riders total (but scored separately). The course is a very non-technical 1km 'D' with 2 wide corners...
06-11-19, 08:35 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

There is too much success in this thread. Allow...

There is too much success in this thread. Allow me to bring it back to earth.

I raced on Sunday. The course is on an 11 mile circuit with pavement that is beat to hell and features a 2ish mile...
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