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10-24-20, 09:36 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Planned a rest week around replacing my roof, but...

Planned a rest week around replacing my roof, but stripping shingle and carrying it to a dumpster isn't exactly chill (shocking)! Probably have 3 more days to go. I haven't done this sort of work...
10-09-20, 07:22 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I guess I did a breakaway practice thing today?...

I guess I did a breakaway practice thing today? It was 2x20 with 50min of tempo sandwiched between.Pretty fun "workout".
10-04-20, 08:08 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Jelly of your sprint! It'll win you races.

Jelly of your sprint! It'll win you races.
09-22-20, 05:38 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I remember when open pros were the training wheel...

I remember when open pros were the training wheel hotness and Ksyrium Elites were for racing...
09-21-20, 12:36 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Well, the thing is this is across the power...

Well, the thing is this is across the power curve, I used FTP as the example because I'm doing a lot of FTP lately. With tempo it obviously takes longer but still happens, vo2 is the same deal -...
09-10-20, 06:06 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

No data (during ride) life is rad. Highly...

No data (during ride) life is rad. Highly recommend.

Wisdom tooth pulled today. Not the worst pain ever but not pleasant. I'm already sick of potatoes and apple sauce. Hopefully can play bikes...
08-23-20, 08:11 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I taped over my Garmin's display and looked at...

I taped over my Garmin's display and looked at the file post-ride, compared it to how I felt when I was doing the effort. I'll probably take a hybrid approach on this for a while, ride with data...
08-23-20, 05:29 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I've been toying around with not using power on...

I've been toying around with not using power on rides just to see what happens, because I think I've gotten used to being able to do x watts for y minutes and when I get close to what I know my PB...
08-23-20, 09:11 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

When paired with a smart trainer Zwift is a legit...

When paired with a smart trainer Zwift is a legit game changer. I say yes!
08-21-20, 01:22 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

PHP all the way. I need my curly brackets.

PHP all the way. I need my curly brackets.
08-08-20, 07:35 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Ahh I was just poking fun at the sl7. My bike has...

Ahh I was just poking fun at the sl7. My bike has Aeroflys and the rims are aeroish so I would guess I'm really not losing all that much, I think most drag associated with aero vs non aero bikes is...
08-08-20, 06:14 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Managed 24.4 for 2hrs doing a very, very flat...

Managed 24.4 for 2hrs doing a very, very flat tempo ride going back and forth on a 6.5mi stretch of road. The route was basically for the novelty, I don't think I've even broken 24 for a solo hour...
08-08-20, 11:59 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

2x30ish yesterday. Dump truck cut me off 5...

2x30ish yesterday. Dump truck cut me off 5 minutes in but then I got to draft off it doing 40mph which was really fun. Goldencheetah is pegging my CP at an all-time high in raw and w/kg terms. GC's...
07-28-20, 08:02 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Protip: doing a TT after a 9min close to max...

Protip: doing a TT after a 9min close to max effort will not go well.
07-22-20, 03:10 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Get drunk?

Get drunk?
07-14-20, 03:45 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

That's exactly what we did. The money definitely...

That's exactly what we did. The money definitely came in handy when it came to buying a house. We also had a nice honeymoon that did not leave us in a financial hole. We're going to have a bbq...
07-14-20, 10:57 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Very little of what any of us are doing right now...

Very little of what any of us are doing right now is going to matter when racing starts up again next year. I'd say just do whatever you enjoy doing, and do it reasonably consistently.
07-12-20, 10:45 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

That's a real bummer, heal quick! Also since...

That's a real bummer, heal quick!

Also since fudgy doesn't hang around here anymore I'll go ahead and reset your days since last crash counter.
07-12-20, 10:09 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

14.75 hrs this past week, which is the most since...

14.75 hrs this past week, which is the most since before pneumonia. Got in 4x20 @ what is supposedly 94-96% on Saturday and rolled around for 4 hrs nice and easy today. Overall feel pretty much back...
06-28-20, 05:39 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

5min test yesterday. Broke a boa and top half of...

5min test yesterday. Broke a boa and top half of climb was muddy and slick. New PR despite that. Golden Cheetah thinks my vo2 is 74 (lol)
06-22-20, 01:54 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

CTL finally cracked 60 yesterday.

CTL finally cracked 60 yesterday.
06-07-20, 04:22 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

CTL is back in the 50's and got in my first 4+...

CTL is back in the 50's and got in my first 4+ hour ride since before I got sick this weekend. Legs are starting to feel normal again.
05-31-20, 03:38 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I almost asked him if the quality was decent!

I almost asked him if the quality was decent!
05-24-20, 07:07 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Usually in person, but covid pushed us online....

Usually in person, but covid pushed us online. Probably online in the fall too :(

Program is International Affairs! Concentration is trade policy.
05-24-20, 04:36 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Second semester of grad school done! Finals...

Second semester of grad school done!

Finals are THE WORST I am going to sleep for a week.
05-21-20, 11:00 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

CTL is back into the 40's (lol)

CTL is back into the 40's (lol)
05-20-20, 08:07 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

You do that, I'm calling you Balto.

You do that, I'm calling you Balto.
05-20-20, 07:22 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Disappointed it's not 69 tbh

Disappointed it's not 69 tbh
05-12-20, 05:47 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

CTL is like 35 lol First sort of workout in...

CTL is like 35 lol

First sort of workout in i think 3 or 4 weeks. Sprints - max power is almost exactly the same at 1195, but 10 second is UP to about 1100, from previous PB of 1065.

Will ramp...
04-24-20, 04:49 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I tested negative for covid, just regular old...

I tested negative for covid, just regular old pneumonia. Hopefully start spinning again in the next week, but won't rush it.
04-22-20, 07:51 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Still in s1! But now I have something to look...

Still in s1! But now I have something to look forward to
04-22-20, 12:18 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I'm working my way through TNG for the first...

I'm working my way through TNG for the first time. Q is a boss troll.
04-21-20, 07:31 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Yeah how the **** does one even do that?! ...

Yeah how the **** does one even do that?!

Doctor sent me for covid testing today. The test folks took my vitals and they're all OK (o2 sat, bp, etc), BUT I have a minor pneumonia going on. Don't...
04-17-20, 03:17 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Sorry, I can't respect someone that intentionally...

Sorry, I can't respect someone that intentionally runs.
04-16-20, 01:31 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I try to take into consideration that it's the...

I try to take into consideration that it's the whole world of fast cyclists that use Zwift. That said, the record on alpe du zwift is 28 minutes. I have done 4.8 up it and was 42 minutes, so...
04-16-20, 12:20 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Zwift seems rather...kind to some people.

Zwift seems rather...kind to some people.
04-14-20, 10:01 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Yeah. I just got off the phone with my doctor,...

Yeah. I just got off the phone with my doctor, and she said it sounds like I could've had covid. However there are no tests available, so I was told to call back in a month to see if there are any...
04-07-20, 10:42 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

They were definitely weird! I still have a little...

They were definitely weird! I still have a little congestion but it's a ton better and no more burning feeling.
04-07-20, 10:11 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Took most of the last 2 weeks off with a very odd...

Took most of the last 2 weeks off with a very odd cold. It's definitely going away now though, may try for an easy spin tonight and get back to it towards the end of the week. Annoying but I should...
04-04-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 41,543
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Aint the worst thing ever, it's just odd. Throat...

Aint the worst thing ever, it's just odd. Throat isn't sore anymore, but top of my chest feels like I huffed fiberglass. No fever, can take full breaths. I'm *wagering* i am just being hyper vigilant...
03-31-20, 06:32 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I hope your cousin pulls through!

I hope your cousin pulls through!
03-30-20, 05:24 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Agree. All Watopia all the time.

Agree. All Watopia all the time.
03-30-20, 11:53 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

The only thing I'll add to what Cypress has said...

The only thing I'll add to what Cypress has said is, if I'm doing them properly, I have to bargain with myself between every set to trick myself into finishing the workout. They're truly awful.
03-29-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 443
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

******bags! Good luck to your wife's...

******bags!

Good luck to your wife's hospital.
03-26-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 41,543
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Bro your mom even makes me chicken soup...

Bro your mom even makes me chicken soup afterward. I'm gonna stay so healthy!
03-25-20, 11:07 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

The 1-2 punch of no racing and March weather is...

The 1-2 punch of no racing and March weather is killing me. Got a taste of 70 degrees last week, it's been in the 40's since. Today it's in the 40's and raining. Will be Zwifting today...
03-24-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 41,543
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I am working on a Welcome Back Kotter style floof.

I am working on a Welcome Back Kotter style floof.
03-23-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 41,543
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

That's sort of my view on it as well, and I tend...

That's sort of my view on it as well, and I tend to ride very defensively. I also have pretty much every crack and pothole memorized. The worst case scenario would likely be hitting a deer on a...
03-23-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 41,543
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I think it boils down to if you are hit by a car...

I think it boils down to if you are hit by a car you're probably going to take resources better used for covid19. A local got hit the other day and is now in the hospital recovering, because a car...
03-22-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15,515
Views: 891,376
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Sorry furiousferrtet. That's awful :(

Sorry furiousferrtet. That's awful :(
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