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12-03-20, 12:19 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

You guys sharpen knives?

You guys sharpen knives?
12-03-20, 12:17 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Zwift race last night, first one in months. I...

Zwift race last night, first one in months. I did okay, was in the lead group until it split with 4 to go, and came in with 3 others. 4/16 in B's, I just need be able to respond to surges better...
11-29-20, 02:13 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

High effort post incoming! Operation 'Turkey...

High effort post incoming!

Operation 'Turkey Burn' was a smashing success.
Thanksgiving Dinner: 2,263 Calories (which is low for me)
Thursday: 2 hours on Trainneroad, 1189 kj
Friday: 100 km on...
11-27-20, 02:44 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

100km today, going to try that for 2 more days,...

100km today, going to try that for 2 more days, because I have to burn off Thanksgiving dinner and be relatively close to race weight in February.



I'm probably going to do a lot of volume on...
11-27-20, 02:37 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Was that medium_john pulling up those mountains? ...

Was that medium_john pulling up those mountains?

Nice pics.
11-23-20, 11:57 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Two 100km rides on Zwift, the hamstring (which I...

Two 100km rides on Zwift, the hamstring (which I suspect was neural) was fine.

2nd day I didn't get enough sleep but I felt strong af. Spaghetti the night before always does wonders.
11-17-20, 11:54 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

About a third of our population is not...

About a third of our population is not responsible enough for social media.... I have been on a gamer forum for 20 years and after that game died its turned into a racist, anti semitic, conspiracy...
11-17-20, 10:55 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

The back of hamstring twitched a few times last...

The back of hamstring twitched a few times last week so I've had to turn it down a few notches. Frustrating, but there is zero reason for me to push myself right now, the only thing that matters atm...
11-11-20, 06:15 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Another 100km Zwift ride but I had a dropout at...

Another 100km Zwift ride but I had a dropout at 20km and couldn't get back, so I did 80 with another dude that refused to let me pull...which is fine, I'm not going to bury myself so I can pull for a...
11-10-20, 11:02 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Finally starting to get some volume in my...

Finally starting to get some volume in my legs...rode two 100k rides on Zwift over the weekend. The second one was crazy hard and I cracked with 10k to go. After doing a year of no intensity, I'm...
11-03-20, 11:48 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Starting to ramp up again, I just passed 10,000...

Starting to ramp up again, I just passed 10,000 (well, including a 65 mile ride that is 'stuck' in Zwift) miles. About 9,000 indoors.



I can hit up Sean Wilson who was the SCNCA President...
11-03-20, 11:01 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Probably, we just went to a drop box last night. ...

Probably, we just went to a drop box last night. Its nice they're paving our road because we were having weeds grow through, but yeah, bad timing.
11-02-20, 07:30 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

So I planned to vote in person because I always...

So I planned to vote in person because I always do and am paranoid it would get lost.

...and they're closing my road tomorrow for paving, which I didn't think was a big deal because the polling...
10-29-20, 03:11 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I can't argue that.

I can't argue that.
10-29-20, 11:18 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

I have no idea in SoCal, but its definitely going...

I have no idea in SoCal, but its definitely going to be a HC climb somewhere in the middle of nowhere.

My last ride will definitely be the Stelvio. Hopefully I can make it there someday.
10-29-20, 11:10 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

I think riders are just starting earlier now. It...

I think riders are just starting earlier now. It definitely seems like a trend. Maybe its a cleaner field. This sport has been rife with doping for 60 years, only recently has it stopped being a...
10-29-20, 11:00 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Good news and bad news. The good news is I'm...

Good news and bad news.

The good news is I'm down 5 pounds. I want to lose 5 more to be at race weight for either racing or surgery.
The bad news is I tweaked my groin (again) so I really can't...
10-19-20, 04:34 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

100k Zwift ride, 400 at the start. The problem...

100k Zwift ride, 400 at the start. The problem is you're in a group so your think that all is okay. Well, apparently the main group hammered at the start and left about 200 of us. I pretty much...
10-13-20, 02:29 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Massive back pain last week, I couldn't sleep for...

Massive back pain last week, I couldn't sleep for 2 nights, eventually I twisted my leg for about 10 minutes and suddenly the femur popped back into the socket. After 5 years of trying to fix it...
10-07-20, 04:34 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Starting to pick things up a bit now....finally...

Starting to pick things up a bit now....finally got Zwift working again lol. There's been a whole lotta volume this year but not much intensity. This season essentially passed and I was on the...
09-24-20, 03:29 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Busiest I've been in a while. Work has really...

Busiest I've been in a while. Work has really picked up, I hired a tutor for my Spanish, have a ton of house projects on a deadline, 'training' (not sure I can call it that now since all I do is...
09-24-20, 03:17 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Probably going to be relatively easy until mid...

Probably going to be relatively easy until mid next month. We have a ton of family coming over mid October and I have a massive list of things to fix around the house. Unfortunately, these things...
09-19-20, 03:24 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

We had an RV for 2 years, wanted to use it on the...

We had an RV for 2 years, wanted to use it on the weekends so we could park at the beach and go surfing. Unfortunately, its not like TV where you're alone on the beach with no one for miles. Its...
09-19-20, 03:16 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

The sky is finally starting to clear up around...

The sky is finally starting to clear up around here, so I'm going to try and get some miles in outdoors next week, maybe even test on my favorite strip of road.
09-17-20, 12:23 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Usually my code is to fix an issue or automatic...

Usually my code is to fix an issue or automatic an installation process. I'm usually on a timeline, so once its serviceable I just end it there. None of my stuff is customer facing so it doesn't...
09-14-20, 09:33 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Fires still keeping me indoors. I've been...

Fires still keeping me indoors. I've been picking it up but my efforts are a solid 70 ctl. 80 is kinda the 'good' threshold where my performance goes up, but I'm not sure that's important right...
09-13-20, 06:43 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I will probably do 1 or 2 Zwift races this week,...

I will probably do 1 or 2 Zwift races this week, I really need to pick up my efforts.
09-13-20, 06:40 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Cypress terrible what's going on up there. Stay...

Cypress terrible what's going on up there. Stay safe. In 2004 we were in a similar situation and had to leave our home with and wall of smoke a flame approaching. When I turned off the TV to leave...
09-10-20, 06:54 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I haven't done a test all this year. I'd put...

I haven't done a test all this year. I'd put money on what I can do within 5 watts.
09-10-20, 12:53 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Yard work keeps killing my workouts. I get sore...

Yard work keeps killing my workouts. I get sore legs from crouching and I can't really put in any real efforts.



We used to do crazy stuff when we were kids, sometimes we'd get lost 10 miles...
09-10-20, 12:43 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

My brother's house in SF (Pacifica) looks like...

My brother's house in SF (Pacifica) looks like its in hell. The sky is orange and you can't see anything. Down here there is smoke all over and our house smells like fire. There is the occasional...
09-07-20, 08:28 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Great job Cypress!

Great job Cypress!
09-04-20, 03:15 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

That's badass. Ever have to fight a bear?

That's badass. Ever have to fight a bear?
09-03-20, 11:41 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

This week has probably been my first consistent...

This week has probably been my first consistent week of 'hard' rides. I've been putting off since I came back from my sickness, but my weight has been creeping up, now its going back down.

My...
08-26-20, 06:36 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I may have to take you up on that someday, after...

I may have to take you up on that someday, after this whole thing ends. I have a crappy Breville. Once that dies I want to get an ECM or Profitec.
08-25-20, 03:09 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Maybe in 20 years we can climb that together and...

Maybe in 20 years we can climb that together and then catch an FC Porto match (assuming you're near Porto).



I haven't looked deeply into it, but retiring (outside a load of paperwork) isn't an...
08-24-20, 05:39 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

On another note, my wife and I have been...

On another note, my wife and I have been contemplating buying property on the Costa Brava, about 10-15 east of Girona and 60 miles north of Barcelona. I'd like to retire outside of the US, and my...
08-24-20, 03:08 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I think its a roll of the dice whether you get a...

I think its a roll of the dice whether you get a crappy kid or not. I don't think its avoidable by good parenting all the times either, so if you have two good kids I'd stop there because the next...
08-23-20, 09:53 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Something like this (34 seconds): ...

Something like this (34 seconds):
https://youtu.be/KuKqcfO31is?t=34
08-23-20, 04:18 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I've been doing nothing but easy TR since my...

I've been doing nothing but easy TR since my sickness. Functionally, it works because I can work on my Spanish watching videos, as you need roughly 1000 hours of input to be fluent. I'm halfway...
08-23-20, 03:44 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

My Zwift hasn't been working since I got my hub...

My Zwift hasn't been working since I got my hub replaced. Its just not connecting to Apple TV and its really frustrating.

while I don't Zwift nearly as much as TR, its probably the best for...
08-23-20, 03:40 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Flatballer me and my wife had a really rough...

Flatballer me and my wife had a really rough patch lately when her work got bad and she started taking it out on me. She went on Zoloft and things are much better.

I think there are things you...
08-21-20, 03:31 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I don't think I have any KOM's left. My...

I don't think I have any KOM's left. My 'friends' aka teammates took them all. They're all younger and stronger than me. Some could be DPros if the world cared about racing these days (IMO, I...
08-20-20, 05:52 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Nice! You sound way ahead of where I'm at. I...

Nice! You sound way ahead of where I'm at. I have 3 simple Python apps written. They're for comparing subtitles to a global frequency list and my list of 'known words'. So if you're learning a...
08-20-20, 02:53 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I wish they had online learning when I was...

I wish they had online learning when I was younger, I would have thrived, but it really doesn't work for many courses.

I'm doing an online course on Django (web design) and I missed a colon at...
08-17-20, 09:10 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Pretty high. Its all clay so I had to use a pick...

Pretty high. Its all clay so I had to use a pick ax just to dig. Tore a callous in my hand. I have to go buy mulch to fill it in, but was just too wiped out to bother yesterday.
08-17-20, 07:28 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

I could only manage 25 minutes yesterday, too...

I could only manage 25 minutes yesterday, too wiped.

I did 2 hours of yardwork in 100+ degree heat killed me. When my wife isn't looknig, I roll my face in the mud to make it look like I...
08-16-20, 06:53 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

He's probably just just venting; nobody comes on...

He's probably just just venting; nobody comes on the internet to say good things about their spouses but that doesn't mean they hate them. I have to do so much crap for my wife and her in laws my...
08-13-20, 08:03 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Well, there goes my last race opportunity. Time...

Well, there goes my last race opportunity. Time to start consuming Twinkees.
08-11-20, 02:21 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

You probably already know this but don't send it...

You probably already know this but don't send it to the dealership. Its a lot cheaper if you can find someone independent that can service it.
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