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04-04-20, 06:00 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Totally agree! They're doing remote appointments...

Totally agree! They're doing remote appointments so I'd prob just zoom with my doc if I had to. We also have drive thru covid testing a 10 minute drive from here if it comes to that (but I doubt it...
04-04-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,282
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...
04-03-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 190
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Caught myself a minor chest cold, so I'm in super...

Caught myself a minor chest cold, so I'm in super paranoid mode. A recovery ride earlier in the week made me need my inhaler! I rode yesterday at low z2 for an hour and there was a similar result....
03-31-20, 06:32 PM
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Views: 248,663
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I hope your cousin pulls through!

I hope your cousin pulls through!
03-31-20, 04:53 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I'll keep it going here for now. We took my...

I'll keep it going here for now.

We took my wife's mom in since she's part of the vulnerable population, and this typhoid Mary gives me a cold! It's a weird raw one, sorta feels like I drank...
03-30-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 772
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, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I will sometimes work before riding. It becomes...

I will sometimes work before riding. It becomes easier this time of year as the days are getting longer.

You also don't have to go out and crush a 5hr ride, you can coffee shop pace it and get 95%...
03-29-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,282
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

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

******bags!

Good luck to your wife's hospital.
03-28-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 772
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Will prob be on in another half hour. Zwift name:...

Will prob be on in another half hour. Zwift name: e.markewich

Like 1.5hrs of mild rest week openers. A couple of things of tempo and a few minute long low zone vo2.
03-28-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,282
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Yeah, I'm assuming this is here to stay. The goal...

Yeah, I'm assuming this is here to stay. The goal has to be to keep the "curve" flat enough that we maximize the ability for those that need medical attention to get it. Beyond that I think there...
03-26-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,282
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: 190
Views: 8,282
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: 190
Views: 8,282
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: 190
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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
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Sorry furiousferrtet. That's awful :(

Sorry furiousferrtet. That's awful :(
03-21-20, 09:24 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Both Kickr and Neo are apparently very quiet...

Both Kickr and Neo are apparently very quiet since they aren't belt drive, and they both are supposed to have pretty accurate "road feel." I think the Neo is considered more reliable, but my...
03-20-20, 02:58 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Yeah man it's pretty cool, I'm literally throwing...

Yeah man it's pretty cool, I'm literally throwing 7 10-15sec sprints into the first hour of a ride. It does not matter what workout I did the day before, and it does not seem to affect the workout I...
03-20-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14,538
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Oh, nope! I've been outdoors for the most part...

Oh, nope! I've been outdoors for the most part since late February! Sprints inside I'd be afraid of breaking stuff as well.

I haven't really used erg mode, but Zwift handles responsive terrain...
03-20-20, 02:25 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I think he was saying his trainer reads 25w low...

I think he was saying his trainer reads 25w low relative to his power meter, not that he's losing power when riding indoors. I connect my quarq to zwift instead of my trainer for the same reason,...
03-20-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,282
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

The absolute number of people with it matters...

The absolute number of people with it matters because that can be utilized to determine the upper and lower bounds of cases in N number of days, which determines future case load for healthcare...
03-18-20, 10:17 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

2x24ish over/unders for no reason whatsoever. I...

2x24ish over/unders for no reason whatsoever. I suppose there are a couple of longer KOMs I would like to retake. Maybe I'll focus on that. I'm not entirely sure what my ftp is as this point so I...
03-18-20, 10:09 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

They are, but it sounds relatively mild for them....

They are, but it sounds relatively mild for them. They're getting the results tomorrow hopefully! If they do in fact have covid-19 I imagine the worst part will be the extended quarantine.
03-18-20, 05:50 PM
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Views: 248,663
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Also my younger bro and his family are currently...

Also my younger bro and his family are currently quarantined. He is a priest, and one of his parishioners may have given it to him. They're waiting for the lab results in the meantime. They're in...
03-18-20, 05:43 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

My cousin's business in vegas, which relies on...

My cousin's business in vegas, which relies on trade shows and realtors, has basically died :-|

Also my last employer, which mostly does work with ski slopes and resorts, also sounds a bit touch...
03-17-20, 11:37 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I'm sort of in the same boat, race specific stuff...

I'm sort of in the same boat, race specific stuff is definitely feeling stupid. I think I've decided to just do endless ftp stuff because it is at least fun and means I can up volume, which I like.
03-13-20, 03:49 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Commuting to NYC from the mid hudson valley....

Commuting to NYC from the mid hudson valley. Train schedules don't line up with my classes, so 2x/wk I leave here at 2 for a 6pm class and get home around midnight, and the other day I leave at 11...
03-13-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,282
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Local(ish) training crit series just cancelled...

Local(ish) training crit series just cancelled the last two races. Two other road races were cancelled a couple of hours later. I'm expecting any race that uses a school as a venue to disappear...
03-12-20, 12:37 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

This whole winter I thought I was prepping for...

This whole winter I thought I was prepping for the race season but I was actually getting ready for mandatory quarantine!
03-12-20, 10:35 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Man if only! My power does seem to level off a...

Man if only! My power does seem to level off a bit over 1300, no matter what I do. It's nice because it means I can do like a dozen sprinty rides as the season starts and then not worry about it so...
03-12-20, 10:33 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

As of today, my college has gone 100% remote for...

As of today, my college has gone 100% remote for the rest of the semester. Not quite sure what to do with myself, this gives me SO much more free time. My commute to campus is ~3hrs each direction so...
03-12-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,282
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Collegiate conference schedules have essentially...

Collegiate conference schedules have essentially been cancelled entirely already, but much of that is related to many colleges having shut down. Our road season is rather up in the air at the moment,...
03-11-20, 10:40 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

It was really cold out and I had many seasons of...

It was really cold out and I had many seasons of Curb Your Enthusiasm to keep me company!
03-11-20, 09:56 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

More sprints. Then a sort of vo2 thing just for...

More sprints. Then a sort of vo2 thing just for fun.

Max is up from 1097 to 1163 over 3 sessions. This is my pattern; assuming I keep up with doing a sprint sesh 1x/wk I can generally break 1300,...
03-11-20, 09:52 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

25.5 hours thank you very much! I am using...

25.5 hours thank you very much!

I am using an Elite Direto and it is fine. I went with it because my LBS is awesome and I decided to buy what they had in stock. I would assume that at this point...
03-10-20, 03:41 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Aimed for 6x3, got in 4x3. My core is the weak...

Aimed for 6x3, got in 4x3. My core is the weak spot at the moment. Tried sitting and spinning for the last one but that's just not the way I smash out watts.
03-07-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14,538
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

2x20ish yesterday starting and ending with 1min...

2x20ish yesterday starting and ending with 1min of braaaaap. I believe it's PB watts for flat ground intervals, despite the nature of the workout not really aiming for highest watts possible.
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03-06-20, 04:10 PM
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Views: 808,126
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Want!

Want!
03-05-20, 07:51 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

IMO, Anyone that can do ftp indoors is a...

IMO,

Anyone that can do ftp indoors is a practicer of black magic.
03-04-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14,538
Views: 808,126
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Stay strong, daylight savings is sunday!

Stay strong, daylight savings is sunday!
03-03-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14,538
Views: 808,126
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I am a firm believer in those sorts of easy...

I am a firm believer in those sorts of easy rides, though I do not aim for any particular rpm. I just try to keep the cadence on the high end of comfy and the watts nice and low.

I did my first...
02-29-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 14,538
Views: 808,126
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Brooooooo!

Brooooooo!
02-26-20, 11:42 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Excluding post-ride dehydration, I just saw...

Excluding post-ride dehydration, I just saw 156lbs for the first time I can remember?!
02-25-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14,538
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

That's a substantial watt sandwich. That is a...

That's a substantial watt sandwich. That is a tasty burger.
02-23-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14,538
Views: 808,126
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

5.5 fat burn stuff Friday, 4 yesterday with 4x23...

5.5 fat burn stuff Friday, 4 yesterday with 4x23 tempo, 5:10 today fat burn stuff. Today was my first outdoor ride since sometime in early December I think? It was quite nice to take in scenery.
...
02-22-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14,538
Views: 808,126
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Prettay prettay prettay good.

Prettay prettay prettay good.
02-18-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14,538
Views: 808,126
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Smart trainer/Zwift combo and a lot of TV. I have...

Smart trainer/Zwift combo and a lot of TV. I have also had a bunch of annoying health issues and injuries the past few off seasons and this year I have not, so I'm embracing the motivation.

25.5...
02-16-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14,538
Views: 808,126
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Looks like some better weather coming so...

Looks like some better weather coming so hopefully can be outside for at least part of next week...
02-16-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14,538
Views: 808,126
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I'm at 20.5 for the week with another 5 on the...

I'm at 20.5 for the week with another 5 on the plate today, all trainer. Because I hate myself. Most of it has been quite mellow endurance focusing on aerobic stuff and fat utilization (we'll pretend...
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