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01-20-21, 12:13 PM
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Views: 622
Posted By hubcyclist

Sure, there's middle ground, but the poster has a...

Sure, there's middle ground, but the poster has a disdain for so called "racer boys" so I thought I'd offer a pithy thought on always going slow.
01-20-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 214
Posted By hubcyclist

This is a tough one because I know the wisdom on...

This is a tough one because I know the wisdom on the matter, the good folks at the trainerroad podcast always advocate to not skimp on carbs during a ride, as it improves the quality of a workout and...
01-20-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 622
Posted By hubcyclist

yeah, why bother with cardiovascular improvement...

yeah, why bother with cardiovascular improvement when you can just go slow and stagnate
01-20-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 143,598
Posted By hubcyclist

Success! I was already on the road of doing the...

Success! I was already on the road of doing the pandas.rolling thing but I was off, what appears to work is a for loop which I think finds all the max averages of each iteration from 1 to the full...
01-19-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 143,598
Posted By hubcyclist

thanks! Makes sense to me, although my simple...

thanks! Makes sense to me, although my simple programming mind needs to figure out a way to program that. Should be a fun project lol
01-19-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

recovery week for me, did 90min z2 today and...

recovery week for me, did 90min z2 today and forgot to turn on the HR monitor, would have loved to have validated the really easy feeling ride with HR data. I've got my target set 2% up from my...
01-19-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 143,598
Posted By hubcyclist

has anyone ever programmed a power duration curve...

has anyone ever programmed a power duration curve for a single ride? would love tips if you have, I'm revisiting my python/django project and realized what I have is totally off and giving me goofy...
01-17-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

Ended up doing the last scheduled sweet spot...

Ended up doing the last scheduled sweet spot workout rather than doing another long endurance substitution, felt good and with that Iím done with SSB2 HV. Ctl is currently at 92 lol gonna try and...
01-16-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

i use both concurrently, I use an ant+ stick for...

i use both concurrently, I use an ant+ stick for zwift to read my Assioma pedals and TR uses Bluetooth to control the hammer and read the Assiomas for power match. Iíll jump on events or whatever...
01-16-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

decided to skip the last big sweet spot workout...

decided to skip the last big sweet spot workout and did a 3hr z2 ride instead (same tss, although obviously not created equal). It does take a special kind of crazy to do more than 2hrs on the...
01-14-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

another crummy day, doesn't help that I tried...

another crummy day, doesn't help that I tried doing 3x30 @ 90% less than 24hrs after yesterday's disaster. I did 2x30. I was already planning on doing this, but I'll be replacing my weekend workouts...
01-13-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

geez louise I just finished a garbage 3x20. I had...

geez louise I just finished a garbage 3x20. I had to drive down to my parents' to attend a funeral, so I just had some coffee and then a light lunch with my parents and got on the bike as soon as I...
01-12-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,043
Posted By hubcyclist

I keep my basement window open and I get the temp...

I keep my basement window open and I get the temp down to the upper 40's/low 50's, I have 3 fans (2 lasko pro performance fans, 1 lasko cyclone). Just bibs, no jersey. I need all the cooling I can...
01-12-21, 02:31 PM
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Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

My 9 y/o started riding (like we got him to ride...

My 9 y/o started riding (like we got him to ride without training wheels) in March and in April I got him a used road bike, which he begged me for (and of course the novelty wore off and he didn't...
01-12-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

More sweet spot, 4x20 @ 90%, was solidly just...

More sweet spot, 4x20 @ 90%, was solidly just under 160bpm, next couple of days are going to be tight with training with some other life stuff, hopefully will get up early enough to get them done
01-12-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,009
Posted By hubcyclist

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhMTL4zqNWw&t=484s...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhMTL4zqNWw&t=484s Review just posted, still watching myself
01-10-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

Had 7x10 sweet spot between 88-94%, supposedly...

Had 7x10 sweet spot between 88-94%, supposedly easier than yesterday of 3x30 at 90% but today was tougher with the residual fatigue or something. Ctl is at 89 and tsb -17, one more work week in this...
01-09-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

3x30 @ 90% today, pretty solid with my HR staying...

3x30 @ 90% today, pretty solid with my HR staying just below 160, which is what I like to see. Speaking of zwift racing, I jump on random events when I'm doing erg mode (seeing event placement, even...
01-08-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By hubcyclist

Just chiming in with my Ctl stuff. I train...

Just chiming in with my Ctl stuff. I train 10/11hrs a week at the moment, doing just sweet spot and my Ctl is 86 (tsb -15 as Iím nearly the end of my block, itíll get down a little more before I...
01-08-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,206
Posted By hubcyclist

I stand corrected. Regardless thereís still a lot...

I stand corrected. Regardless thereís still a lot of conjecture and not a lot proven about a lot of dietary things like keto and even fasting. But even leaving those aside, I personally canít see why...
01-08-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,206
Posted By hubcyclist

I love it when non scientists talk about things...

I love it when non scientists talk about things like they actually know what theyíre talking about, like talking about theoretical things like autophagy like itís been actually observed in people (it...
01-08-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

sweet spot is going swimmingly, decided to make...

sweet spot is going swimmingly, decided to make things interesting for my usual friday Z2 workout and increased my target by 2%, since these have been really easy for me. I think it was pretty good,...
01-06-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

did a 4x15 ~ 90% session today (the workout is...

did a 4x15 ~ 90% session today (the workout is called tallac +2 and each interval has rolling power between 88-94%), which in itself is unremarkable, but my HR/RPE continues to decrease on these...
01-05-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,143
Posted By hubcyclist

We don't bribe our 9 y/o, but we do tie cycling...

We don't bribe our 9 y/o, but we do tie cycling into an almost daily exercise requirement. Backstory: he finally learned to ride a bike in March, since school was suspended at that time we made it a...
01-05-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,336
Posted By hubcyclist

I'm going to concur with the guys above regarding...

I'm going to concur with the guys above regarding sweet spot. I personally cannot imagine getting as much out of 6-8hours of polarized training, or even 10-12hrs like I do now, versus doing sweet...
01-03-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

Done with week 3 of SSB2 HV, awesome week and Iím...

Done with week 3 of SSB2 HV, awesome week and Iím feeling strong. Yesterday I did 4x20 at 90% and my HR stayed at or below 160 and today was 3x30 at 85% and my HR stayed at or below 150, so feeling...
01-01-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5,418
Views: 332,212
Posted By hubcyclist

Yikes! Be well in 2021!

Yikes! Be well in 2021!
12-31-20, 09:39 AM
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Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

did 7x10 intervals building going 88-94% then...

did 7x10 intervals building going 88-94% then back down, felt so great, almost too easy. maybe the amp human lotion is helping lol but I did this one a couple of weeks ago and struggled through it (I...
12-30-20, 10:52 AM
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Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

solid couple of days with 3x20 sweet spot,...

solid couple of days with 3x20 sweet spot, although yesterday was spread across 2hrs and today was in 90mins so less rest between. I decided to try amp human bicarb solution today which my wife had...
12-27-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

week 2 of SSB2 HV done, 665 tss done during the...

week 2 of SSB2 HV done, 665 tss done during the week
12-21-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

Finished week 1 of SSB2 HV, yesterday was a bit...

Finished week 1 of SSB2 HV, yesterday was a bit of a slog of 7x10 between 88-94%, which is generally pretty easy for me, but I did this at 3pm when I usually do stuff in the morning and had done some...
12-17-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5,418
Views: 332,212
Posted By hubcyclist

My routine today: 2hrs on the bike 3x20 sweet...

My routine today: 2hrs on the bike 3x20 sweet spot and 90mins shoveling (all manual). My wife got an electric snowthrower a couple of years ago but it's pretty useless as far as navigating with the...
12-16-20, 03:44 PM
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Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

Did 3x20ish (2 10min sections split by a min...

Did 3x20ish (2 10min sections split by a min rest, Carillon +2 for TR people) averaging 90%, felt super easy, but my basement was also low 50's (my Garmin said 43 when I turned it on but I closed the...
12-15-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,920
Posted By hubcyclist

When I'm using ERG mode there certainly isn't any...

When I'm using ERG mode there certainly isn't any coasting, it's pedal or die lol I agree with the above comment regarding inertia, and a difference between the crappiest of the crap trainers and...
12-15-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

Diving back into the ole sweet spot with SSB2 HV,...

Diving back into the ole sweet spot with SSB2 HV, subbed out the ramp test, instead doing 5x10 between 88-94% at slightly higher FTP (5w), went well!
12-14-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5,418
Views: 332,212
Posted By hubcyclist

I just got some inexpensive mackie monitors for...

I just got some inexpensive mackie monitors for my desktop "rig" I've had a couple of guitars for a while (an acoustic and a cheap strat copy), but have been playing a lot more since getting my Les...
12-14-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,335
Posted By hubcyclist

I'm level 50 and have 19 million drops, I'm...

I'm level 50 and have 19 million drops, I'm basically the king of zwift (which is funny because all my workouts are done using trainerroad, zwift just receives power data). I ride an s-works venge in...
12-13-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

Officially finished SSB1 HV today with final...

Officially finished SSB1 HV today with final endurance ride, back to the sweet spot on Tuesday!
12-13-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,920
Posted By hubcyclist

My experience is different. Aside from 7 rides in...

My experience is different. Aside from 7 rides in 2020, all my stuff was done indoors. I do Trainerroad high volume programs, so I have a number of years of experience with this stuff. After doing...
12-12-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

I hang out on the TR forum quite a bit, people...

I hang out on the TR forum quite a bit, people love to argue about whether the ramp test works for them or not and what the "best" protocol is (one faction are adherents to the Kolie Moore FTP test...
12-12-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5,418
Views: 332,212
Posted By hubcyclist

My first road bike, the mid 90's raleigh with 8...

My first road bike, the mid 90's raleigh with 8 speed 105 I picked up from a coworker in 2014, is up on craigslist for $350, was funny to see it looking pretty much the same as it did when I sold it...
12-10-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

Go to zwift.com/events, or, if you have the...

Go to zwift.com/events, or, if you have the companion app on your phone, you can go in there and click events. Lots of races throughout the day, zwift has their own series that they put on in "crit...
12-10-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

Love it! I keep my basement window open and in...

Love it! I keep my basement window open and in the coldest days of winter I can get it under 50. As someone who does mostly indoor work, I kind of love winter.

I'm on an easy week between plans,...
12-08-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

Aside from going down into the 60's after a 1...

Aside from going down into the 60's after a 1 week vacation in Feb and then kind of a slow start back into training because the 1 week off kind of wrecked me, my CTL tends to just reside in the 70...
12-07-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,213
Posted By hubcyclist

Just leaving as an example of my own experience,...

Just leaving as an example of my own experience, not to be taken as a general recommendation!

I do most of my training inside, but I've done a couple of solo century rides this year. In both of...
12-06-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

following up with myself, 4x20 was awesome, HR...

following up with myself, 4x20 was awesome, HR stayed in 150's throughout, basement was in the low 50's and I felt great. CTL is 81, on track for winter peaking lol
12-05-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

Feeling good about myself, crushed 3x30 at 90%...

Feeling good about myself, crushed 3x30 at 90% today, and barely hit 160bpm during the last couple of mins, a good sign things are looking good. Considering this is at the end of 5 weeks of many many...
12-03-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,246
Posted By hubcyclist

So I did try the first gen kickr snap when I was...

So I did try the first gen kickr snap when I was first considering a smart trainer. I ended up returning it because it was consistently over reporting on power compared to my powertap hub(long story...
12-03-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

last week of SSB1 HV, I had 2 helpings of Galena...

last week of SSB1 HV, I had 2 helpings of Galena (3x20 @ 90,94,92%) this week, Tuesday was really hot in my basement (over 70 degrees) and was miserable during the latter half. Today was under 60 and...
11-29-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 930,897
Posted By hubcyclist

I have not weighed myself since Thanksgiving,...

I have not weighed myself since Thanksgiving, hoping the damage is minimal lol But I didn't go too nuts with the eating, I had help with the desserts (my son helped me with the pumpkin pie, neither...
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