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11-18-19, 08:54 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Went down to cedar City Utah (4 hour drive) to do...

Went down to cedar City Utah (4 hour drive) to do a gravel race. Fun short race but kicked my butt. I'm racing single speed this year and was way undergeared. Got 3rd, but it wasn't due to fitness...
11-10-19, 10:02 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Trail work to get ready for xc ski season...

Trail work to get ready for xc ski season yesterday and a 2ish hour ride yesterday with a bit of climbing. I have no fitness right now, had to ride through snow and wait for a friend up one of the...
11-08-19, 09:32 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

No drafting effect, but the tt bikes are still...

No drafting effect, but the tt bikes are still the fastest bike in the game. see this link (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1_dvNbBEKAztJwjX-2CDdWmVSR4jP92o-eiNCB7hl5IY/edit#gid=1812742034)
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11-07-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4,271
Views: 218,322
Posted By Ttoc6

If I knew my grad school schedule I'd consider...

If I knew my grad school schedule I'd consider it. I need to figure all that stuff out first, then I can plan my race schedule :)
11-07-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 131,980
Posted By Ttoc6

I've done the "full lotus position before" Super...

I've done the "full lotus position before" Super aero, no power. I did 26 mph on 230 watts or something. FTP was somewhere around 285 during that race, 230 or whatever was full gas in that position....
11-07-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4,271
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Posted By Ttoc6

I'd like to do BWR some year. If I were doing it...

I'd like to do BWR some year. If I were doing it today.. I'd probably do it on my gravel bike with a 32c Gp5000 set up tubeless. Or maybe the really cool maxxis slick that comes in a 40. IDK
11-07-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,836
Posted By Ttoc6

Far exceeds

Far exceeds
11-07-19, 07:58 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

New 1rm for dead lift in the gym last at the end...

New 1rm for dead lift in the gym last at the end of the set. Fun stuff! So happy to be in the time of the year where I can lift heavy. Todays sweet spot workout was a bit tender on the hamstrings,...
11-05-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 14,073
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Posted By Ttoc6

Today was day 1 of 2020 training. Ramp test. 10%...

Today was day 1 of 2020 training. Ramp test. 10% drop in power, 10% increase in weight (but not in BF%). Long road ahead.
10-23-19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By Ttoc6

I don't really ride outside in the winter anymore...

I don't really ride outside in the winter anymore but gp5000 is the best tire I've ever ridden. Not a single flat for the whole spring / summer season.

The old schwalbe pro one lasted me a full...
10-22-19, 09:21 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Yesterday I Ran during our lunch break and lifted...

Yesterday I Ran during our lunch break and lifted in the evening. Altitude (~7200ft) does funny things to my lifting. Didn't have to back off the weight but man does it hurt a bit more and I need...
10-21-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14,073
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Posted By Ttoc6

I'm in Los Alamos, New Mexico for work this week....

I'm in Los Alamos, New Mexico for work this week. This sinus infection I've been fighting flared up hard on the flight out. Urgent care and a good ol dose of amoxicillin should fix this..

Running...
10-20-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9,302
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Posted By Ttoc6

You make a good point. I also would have accepted...

You make a good point. I also would have accepted madfiber deep tubulars
10-20-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 862
Posted By Ttoc6

Trainerroad. Pick the sweet spot plan you have...

Trainerroad. Pick the sweet spot plan you have time for.
10-20-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14,073
Views: 761,286
Posted By Ttoc6

Bulking season is going well. Gaining weight...

Bulking season is going well. Gaining weight without too much fat gain as far as I can tell. I'm 15lbs heavier than when I raced lotoja 1.5 months ago.

Lots of lifting and rock climbing. A bit of...
10-20-19, 09:00 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

I no longer have a tt bike or any rim brake...

I no longer have a tt bike or any rim brake bikes. I refuse to sell my trispoke out of fear I'll lose the coolest looking wheel one can ever own.
10-20-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4,271
Views: 218,322
Posted By Ttoc6

Ive got my app in for grad school. Waiting to...

Ive got my app in for grad school. Waiting to hear back!
09-28-19, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1,975
Views: 189,088
Posted By Ttoc6

I saw Rufus Du Sol in concert last night. A 10$...

I saw Rufus Du Sol in concert last night. A 10$ ticket and a venue I could walk to from my apartment turned into quite an incredible show. The rain started to come down pretty hard with about half an...
09-27-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By Ttoc6

I race ss cross for the fun of it. Makes me focus...

I race ss cross for the fun of it. Makes me focus on efficiency in the corners. Less braking etc. Check out the UK time trialling forums. They have a whole group dedicated to fixed gear road and...
09-27-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14,073
Views: 761,286
Posted By Ttoc6

Lots of mtbing recently. Got sick after the last...

Lots of mtbing recently. Got sick after the last cross race (was gonna win but flatted back to 3rd on the last lap). The new mtb is so much fun. It's slower uphill but getting to party downhill is...
09-27-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,515
Posted By Ttoc6

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Right under that bike stand is my trainer and a mat with plywood under it....
09-17-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4,271
Views: 218,322
Posted By Ttoc6

They're definitely less aero from the data, but I...

They're definitely less aero from the data, but I think the comfort factor is huge. Plus being able to run low pressure on slick day or crits is a big plus. I used to ride Gp4000's in 25 and moved to...
09-17-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 38,270
Posted By Ttoc6

Last minute threw together a sscx machine for the...

Last minute threw together a sscx machine for the series this year. Still waiting on a couple of parts, but janked it together. Running the chain through an ultegra derailleur for tension and flat...
09-17-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14,073
Views: 761,286
Posted By Ttoc6

Lifting and climbing. Going through a hypertrophy...

Lifting and climbing. Going through a hypertrophy stage for a month of two in the gym. High reps, lower weight. Everything is sore...
09-17-19, 05:35 PM
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Views: 218,322
Posted By Ttoc6

I've moved up and up. 28's tubeless on the road...

I've moved up and up. 28's tubeless on the road bike. 700x41c or 650bx2.1" on the gravel bike. Even mtbers are racing on fatter tires now a days. Used to be 2.1's were the end all be all for xc...
09-09-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4,271
Views: 218,322
Posted By Ttoc6

Submitted my grad school app. Scary stuff. I'll...

Submitted my grad school app. Scary stuff. I'll meet the new senior professor they just hired next week. He's coming out to tour my lab. Hopefully facetime is > past GPA :).
09-09-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,836
Posted By Ttoc6

I think I did most of these to some extent. ...

I think I did most of these to some extent.

I did not hit 18 minutes up the divide this year, but did PR the segment.
20 minute best power this year was lower than previous years, but next year...
09-09-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 38,270
Posted By Ttoc6

Lotoja 2019. 13th? Total time 8 hours, 58...

Lotoja 2019. 13th? Total time 8 hours, 58 minutes. best finisher on my team.

LoToJa was weird this year. Well, it's always weird. Was in the (really) early break for the first two hours. One of...
09-06-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,159
Posted By Ttoc6

I don't know if I can link to the Wattage forum...

I don't know if I can link to the Wattage forum here, but if I can, give this a read. Otherwise go on theere and read the post titled "strength training impairs endurance muscle." Lots of cool stuff....
09-01-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 14,073
Views: 761,286
Posted By Ttoc6

Picked up a small stomach bug on Thursday night,...

Picked up a small stomach bug on Thursday night, so have been fighting that. 6 days until the last race of the season. Feeling fit, and the team is in good shape. Tapering sucks, but we're getting...
09-01-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By Ttoc6

Sodium Bi-carb is one of only 5 things the IOC...

Sodium Bi-carb is one of only 5 things the IOC has strong evidence of being legally performance enhancing. I've used the lotion but have not taken it orally, don't need the dietary risk on that one....
08-26-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5,895
Views: 401,868
Posted By Ttoc6

Flux had a lot of issues at release. I had a...

Flux had a lot of issues at release. I had a snap, didn't care for how it held erg mode. Moved up to a kickr (2016) and love it. Just works. I wouldn't buy a wheel on trainer anymore.
08-21-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14,073
Views: 761,286
Posted By Ttoc6

I was in Crested Butte for some Bike park type...

I was in Crested Butte for some Bike park type riding. By the end of our 3 days of demos and fun, I was clearing the 15 foot table tops and cleaning the black downhill runs (minus this huge 40 foot...
08-15-19, 12:18 AM
Replies: 14,073
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Posted By Ttoc6

Tuesday night world's had a low turn out so I did...

Tuesday night world's had a low turn out so I did intervals Everytime I hit the front. Worked out to about 115% of ftp for 2 minutes then trying to recover for about 3 to 4 depending on how long the...
08-12-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4,271
Views: 218,322
Posted By Ttoc6

An inverter for the cigarette lighter in your car...

An inverter for the cigarette lighter in your car will do the trick. I bring my kickr to races I need to warm up for.
08-12-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 14,073
Views: 761,286
Posted By Ttoc6

Ez ride Sunday morning then hung out on the lake...

Ez ride Sunday morning then hung out on the lake all day. Some buddies invited me out stand up paddle boards. Which was a new experience for me. Did some deep water soloing (rock climbing, no ropes,...
08-11-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 14,073
Views: 761,286
Posted By Ttoc6

6 hours on the gravel bike. I got invited to...

6 hours on the gravel bike. I got invited to preview what will more than likely be the course for an event ENVE is going to put on next year in Ogden. Neil Shirley invited a bunch of his friends to...
08-11-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4,271
Views: 218,322
Posted By Ttoc6

Utah has mountains and isn't crazy expensive......

Utah has mountains and isn't crazy expensive... Yet ..
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08-08-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14,073
Views: 761,286
Posted By Ttoc6

Been a busy couple of weeks. Tuesday group rides,...

Been a busy couple of weeks. Tuesday group rides, Thursday divide days / 2x20 on the trainer. Today I hit a new PR by all of 1 second up the divide. It'll be in the tour of Utah next week and I look...
08-08-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 5,895
Views: 401,868
Posted By Ttoc6

I've got friends who love them. But I haven't...

I've got friends who love them. But I haven't used em
07-31-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 14,073
Views: 761,286
Posted By Ttoc6

Tired.. Monday lift (Deadlift), Tuesday was a...

Tired.. Monday lift (Deadlift), Tuesday was a commute to work (17 miles), ride to to the groupride and climb the divide afterwards. Slow time up the divide. It's so damn hot here.

Got me to 81...
07-28-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,058
Posted By Ttoc6

Disagree. Just look at the tdf since it's going...

Disagree. Just look at the tdf since it's going on right now. The stage to Gap (stage 17) was a realtively flat day, but still had a lot of elevation gain. ~46kph average over 200k. I'm sure the last...
07-28-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,804
Posted By Ttoc6

I didn't get to race it, but the P/1 SLC crit...

I didn't get to race it, but the P/1 SLC crit last weekend was fast. About the same speed as San rafael it looks like on a (arguably..) more techy course. Here is a teammate's strava.
...
07-27-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14,073
Views: 761,286
Posted By Ttoc6

Tabatas this morning. I guess it rained last...

Tabatas this morning. I guess it rained last night cuz the road was wet and it was humid. Not common for July in Utah.

GRE this afternoon. Beat my score against the practice test I did and did...
07-26-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,613
Posted By Ttoc6

Beaut. I thought I was gonna get a night of...

Beaut. I thought I was gonna get a night of backpacking in this weekend but turns out I have to work Sunday.
07-26-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 14,073
Views: 761,286
Posted By Ttoc6

Gym after a long day (week..) of work. Followed...

Gym after a long day (week..) of work. Followed it up with a quick spin with a 35ish second uphill sprint in the middle. Set a 2 year or from20s to 1 minute power. On an effort shorter than that. 🧐🧐....
07-25-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 14,073
Views: 761,286
Posted By Ttoc6

Heathpack.. heal up. Don't rush head injuries. I...

Heathpack.. heal up. Don't rush head injuries. I had a teammate crash a few years ago at amateur nats and hasn't recovered to 100% ever because he came back too soon. He crashed again at the USA...
07-21-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9,302
Views: 3,591,286
Posted By Ttoc6

They're cheap and can't hurt anything. This was...

They're cheap and can't hurt anything. This was the first time I'd ever used em in a race. Figured i was sick as **** anyways and they wouldn't hurt me.
07-21-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,058
Posted By Ttoc6

Tour of Utah has such short days every climb is...

Tour of Utah has such short days every climb is important.
07-21-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14,073
Views: 761,286
Posted By Ttoc6

Gravel question: Mountain bikes make great gravel...

Gravel question: Mountain bikes make great gravel bikes. Especially the spark with the rear lockout at your hands. Throw some wide, fast gravel tires on there and have a ball. I rode my Scalpel for...
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