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10-18-19, 04:22 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Jeeze you're right man, I guess I really mean...

Jeeze you're right man, I guess I really mean I'll stop wearing pants.
10-18-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4,113
Views: 201,166
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

So earlier this year I mentioned I wanted to go...

So earlier this year I mentioned I wanted to go back to grad school. I started at the end of August and it's ****** rad. It's a 2.5 year program and after it's done I think I want to go to law...
10-18-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5,873
Views: 392,869
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Bro the worst. I'm gonna try bbinfinite and see...

Bro the worst. I'm gonna try bbinfinite and see what happens.
10-18-19, 08:43 AM
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Views: 392,869
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Yessir. Not happy.

Yessir. Not happy.
10-17-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5,873
Views: 392,869
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Any experiences using bbinfinite? My bb is ****ed...

Any experiences using bbinfinite? My bb is ****ed up because bb30 is dumb and I'd rather not have to reapply epoxy every couple of months.
10-14-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4,113
Views: 201,166
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I had a pedal strike actually save me from going...

I had a pedal strike actually save me from going down at a crit this summer. I took a corner way too hot trying to save some energy and totally lost traction, and was low siding but out of habit kept...
10-07-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13,955
Views: 741,392
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Yeah, in my case I spent a bunch of time off in...

Yeah, in my case I spent a bunch of time off in the early winter last year because of a knee injury, and I think I was obsessing over getting back to where I was prior to the injury and didn't really...
10-06-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4,113
Views: 201,166
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Trigeeks are the Connecticut of athletes.

Trigeeks are the Connecticut of athletes.
10-06-19, 01:03 PM
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Views: 741,392
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I spent a bunch of September putzing around...

I spent a bunch of September putzing around wondering wtf was going on with my legs that were making them suck so bad, and now that I've rested I'm doing PB repeatable power and w/kg. Based on this...
09-06-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13,955
Views: 741,392
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Post season break action right now. Beer is nice.

Post season break action right now. Beer is nice.
09-05-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,176
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I'm not totally sold on lifting for the legs...

I'm not totally sold on lifting for the legs unless you're a sprintyboy. I do think some lifting is good for the core and arms though. Having your triceps and lower back fail 4hrs in to a race with a...
09-04-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

A friend uses it and swears it works. He also...

A friend uses it and swears it works. He also acknowledges it couuuuld be placebo, but the placebo effect is real so either way it's probably benefiting him...
08-25-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13,955
Views: 741,392
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Man i hate the trainer for recovery. Always makes...

Man i hate the trainer for recovery. Always makes my hamstrings feel a bit weird.
07-17-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13,955
Views: 741,392
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Finally back to where I was at for all efforts...

Finally back to where I was at for all efforts across the board pre injury. Only took 9 months!
06-17-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,291
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Agree with all of the above. It is rare I feel...

Agree with all of the above. It is rare I feel disadvantaged by riding rim brakes (though there have been a couple of occasions), and if the stories my teammates have told me are to be believed the...
06-16-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 34,536
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....
06-11-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 34,536
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...
06-06-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13,955
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Ha, I actually just did a max 4min test...

Ha, I actually just did a max 4min test yesterday. Tis the season...
06-06-19, 10:46 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Did the petition actually work?!?! I was...

Did the petition actually work?!?! I was expecting FBF to be dead! This is awesome news.
06-05-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13,955
Views: 741,392
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Yep I've already got it setup this way, the main...

Yep I've already got it setup this way, the main issue is my wingspan is pretty large for my height and I'm also right on the 190cm morphological height limit, so an official could prob go either way...
06-04-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13,955
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I'm not aero on my TT bike so naturally I'm going...

I'm not aero on my TT bike so naturally I'm going to do the nationals ITT in 2 weeks. Dumb idea is dumb, but I'll be down there feeding my teammates for the road race anyway.

Setup in front of a...
06-04-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,800
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

What he said! It took forever for it to click for...

What he said! It took forever for it to click for me but I'm finally starting to get the hang of it.

I turn it into a game sometimes, see how little I can hit the brakes. When others slow down I...
05-31-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4,113
Views: 201,166
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Ha, I sort of felt the same way about the math as...

Ha, I sort of felt the same way about the math as you did about the verbal! The math I hadn't used since high school is all stuff I sorta forgot about and had to relearn over the past couple of...
05-31-19, 10:12 AM
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Views: 201,166
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Yep, two essays with 30 minutes to write each...

Yep, two essays with 30 minutes to write each one. I was able to get my quant and verbal scores immediately after finishing, the essays need to be scored by hand so that takes a couple of weeks.
05-30-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4,113
Views: 201,166
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Took the GRE this morning. Verbal was fine, I'm...

Took the GRE this morning. Verbal was fine, I'm relatively unhappy with the math, but the scores are good enough for the programs I'm aiming at. 4 hours in a chair and it felt more intense than a...
05-30-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13,955
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Ohhhhhhh. I know I am not particularly aero, but...

Ohhhhhhh. I know I am not particularly aero, but that was about to cause an existential crisis.
05-30-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13,955
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Explain this witchcraft. 30+ on 285w?

Explain this witchcraft. 30+ on 285w?
05-28-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 34,536
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

KSR P/1/2 Stage 1 is a very fast but...

KSR P/1/2

Stage 1 is a very fast but unchallenging 18mi circuit featuring a fairly long draggy climb and wide open roads which we did 4x for 74 total miles. I pretty much aimed to pack surf to...
05-28-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,986
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Yeah man I agree, if you have the opportunity to...

Yeah man I agree, if you have the opportunity to race 2x do both races, and coming into the A race kinda tired will help you focus on soft skills like pack surfing and not hitting your brakes and...
05-23-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 13,648
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

This area is a bit weird lately in that the p/1/2...

This area is a bit weird lately in that the p/1/2 field is tending to be larger than every other one except for maybe the cat 4's. More often than not the elite field is larger than the 3's even....
05-20-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 34,536
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Oh yep, that was me! Feel free to say hi next...

Oh yep, that was me! Feel free to say hi next time, maybe we'll bump into each other at Purgatory!
05-20-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 34,536
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I did the same race but in the 1/2 field and I...

I did the same race but in the 1/2 field and I honestly hate that climb. It has punchy sections that make me sad and overall the gradient is lowish and dumb. Then you "crest" the top and it turns...
05-20-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13,955
Views: 741,392
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Do any of you know of an antihistamine that...

Do any of you know of an antihistamine that doesn't have bizarre low key side effects? This time of year there are times I have to take Allegra (non pseudo) because I get awful hay fever rash and...
05-17-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 13,648
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I mean it wasn't that long ago (maybe 2008 or...

I mean it wasn't that long ago (maybe 2008 or 2009?) that the Aussie Jr National Team signed up in my 3 field at Fitchburg and raked us over the coals. It wasn't more than 5 or 6 years ago when 100+ ...
05-17-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 13,648
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

It's because every car driven 40-50 years ago...

It's because every car driven 40-50 years ago leaked a quart of oil a day, and this oil lubricated the roads in such a way as to mitigate the effects of friction on skin and bone.
05-08-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,914
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I'll add I don't really use the IAB position all...

I'll add I don't really use the IAB position all that often, i mostly go between sphinx/drops and use IAB in cases where I'm taking a pull on a straightish not sketchy road. It's worth having the...
05-08-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,914
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

It's textured tape basically, and will let you...

It's textured tape basically, and will let you rest your forearms on the top of the bars without them slipping. I think 3m makes it? It's like maybe a couple of mm thick so aero penalty is somewhere...
05-07-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,914
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I wrap em to the bend and leave the top naked. I...

I wrap em to the bend and leave the top naked. I bought mine off a teammate and he had put some grip tape on top, which is awesome because my arms don't slip when I get sweaty.
05-03-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13,955
Views: 741,392
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Did some sprints yesterday - so bad! I'm down...

Did some sprints yesterday - so bad! I'm down ~200w from my best. Hopefully will be most of the way there by the end of the month, I generally respond well to throwing 6-8 of them into a ride 1x/week.
04-30-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,492
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Dude I swear there is some sort of hex on me...

Dude I swear there is some sort of hex on me regarding the month of April. Kolie is a coach not a witch doctor, there's nothing he can do about it!
04-30-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13,955
Views: 741,392
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I'm a bit sluggish and "off" from the sickness...

I'm a bit sluggish and "off" from the sickness downtime and am getting my legs back in order. Sunday was my first real thing in a week and my legs were generally unresponsive and my HR was low....
04-30-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13,955
Views: 741,392
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

There is some benefit to be had by doing...

There is some benefit to be had by doing intervals in uncomfortably high heat - stimulates increases in blood plasma volume I guess? The soggy chammy life probably stimulates saddles sores too!
04-30-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,492
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

His partner in crime Kolie is my coach! The...

His partner in crime Kolie is my coach! The podcast is legit.
04-29-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13,955
Views: 741,392
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Awww yiss TMonk that's awesome! Points...

Awww yiss TMonk that's awesome!

Points haven't expired for a while now, I am almost positive 2016 points should still count.
04-29-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,900
Views: 113,300
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Fun fact: Fulsang played one of the Toyota Supras...

Fun fact: Fulsang played one of the Toyota Supras in F&F Tokyo Drift
04-24-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13,955
Views: 741,392
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Mannnnn got hit with a head cold. Took the past...

Mannnnn got hit with a head cold. Took the past couple of days off, sorta turning this into a little rest period while this goes away. Dunno where I even caught it! Maybe something gross flew into my...
04-21-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,900
Views: 113,300
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

lol that Amstel finish was an instant classic. So...

lol that Amstel finish was an instant classic. So rad!
04-21-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13,955
Views: 741,392
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Raced yesterday. Pretty fun, teammate in the...

Raced yesterday. Pretty fun, teammate in the break. Rolled as we passed the women's p/1/2 field through a buncha corners but fair enough play.

3hrs of power today (excluding warmup/cooldown)....
04-21-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,900
Views: 113,300
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I might be jumping the gun here, but this Van der...

I might be jumping the gun here, but this Van der Poel kid might be pretty good at bikes.
04-19-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 13,955
Views: 741,392
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Dude that's legit sprint watts! I know like one...

Dude that's legit sprint watts! I know like one guy that can put out more than that, and he's a track specialist.
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