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04-03-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 187
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Posted By Hermes

TheKillerPenguin We better blow some of Cypress...

TheKillerPenguin We better blow some of Cypress ‘s good mojo smoke in your direction. Take care.
04-03-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,447
Posted By Hermes

furiousferret That really sucks. Clean all...

furiousferret That really sucks. Clean all surfaces and points that may have been touched. I suspect you will be okay but sending you some good luck just in case you need it.
04-03-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,105
Posted By Hermes

My wife ordered workout bands. They come with a...

My wife ordered workout bands. They come with a door connector. In looking over the possible exercises, they are not bad and easy to do.
04-03-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 14,536
Views: 807,894
Posted By Hermes

Cypress Great workout / event. I find the...

Cypress Great workout / event. I find the climbing and average speed interesting. At over 100 feet per mile of climbing, an average speed of 21.9 mph seems gonzo. Can you achieve those metrics on...
04-03-20, 11:09 AM
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Views: 201,499
Posted By Hermes

I am getting more training volume in my hands...

I am getting more training volume in my hands than in my legs.
04-02-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,359
Posted By Hermes

That is a skinny, old dude. Is the 45 kg him or...

That is a skinny, old dude. Is the 45 kg him or the trainer or both?:D
03-31-20, 05:59 PM
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Views: 248,447
Posted By Hermes

I will take my turn in the barrel for awhile.

I will take my turn in the barrel for awhile.
03-31-20, 05:58 PM
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Views: 248,447
Posted By Hermes

Coronamiseration thread is back in the 33 with a...

Coronamiseration thread is back in the 33 with a new name.
03-31-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,105
Posted By Hermes

I moved the thread from the Lounge back to the 33...

I moved the thread from the Lounge back to the 33 and changed the name. I should have been on this earlier but I was not following all the changes being proposed pertaining to Covid 19. We felt...
03-31-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,447
Posted By Hermes

Cypress has deleted the coronamiseration thread. ...

Cypress has deleted the coronamiseration thread. I have authority to undelete it and move it back with a name change What say ye?
03-31-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,447
Posted By Hermes

I saw this AM that it was moved. I did my...

I saw this AM that it was moved. I did my training and just got back on the site.

I agree that the thread was very good and a lot of time was put into it.

Do people want it moved back? If so,...
03-31-20, 08:26 AM
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Views: 248,447
Posted By Hermes

It does not show up for me.

It does not show up for me.
03-30-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,447
Posted By Hermes

I have found that for tabata style on/off...

I have found that for tabata style on/off efforts, time slows down for the on portion and speeds up for the off portion. Hermes general theory of “on off” efforts predicts this.
03-30-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,447
Posted By Hermes

Some of the best work for me for improving...

Some of the best work for me for improving pursuit efforts 2 to 3 minutes is motor work run at pursuit pace and above with two laps behind the motor and two laps next to the motor no reduction in...
03-30-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14,536
Views: 807,894
Posted By Hermes

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=If3SXJeZzMQ

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=If3SXJeZzMQ
03-28-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,447
Posted By Hermes

I watched the movie The Good Liar last night. I...

I watched the movie The Good Liar last night. I had low expectations but it was really good.
03-27-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,105
Posted By Hermes

I liked the video and I have read a couple of the...

I liked the video and I have read a couple of the papers on immune response to exercise. I would add the sleep may be the most important aspect of all your points mentioned. In the book, Why We...
03-24-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14,536
Views: 807,894
Posted By Hermes

7 pounds is a lot and I have never seen that much...

7 pounds is a lot and I have never seen that much in a short period of time. IMO, it could be the scale and a slightly uneven floor. Just a thought.
03-24-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,105
Posted By Hermes

Hair styles during shutdown...I am thinking one...

Hair styles during shutdown...I am thinking one of the Game of Throne men. Either Jamie Lannister or Khul Drago.

I went to check out Fiesta Island. The gate is across the road and there was...
03-23-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 201,499
Posted By Hermes

My wife saw this on FB. Andrew LLoyd Weber...

My wife saw this on FB. Andrew LLoyd Weber playing All I Ask of You in self isolation. So I got the request. I got the music in the correct key.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=GfFOM41-uZg

Here...
03-22-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14,536
Views: 807,894
Posted By Hermes

Furiousferret So sorry to hear about uncle in law.

Furiousferret So sorry to hear about uncle in law.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,026
Posted By Hermes

diana101 Welcome to bike forums. Soon you will...

diana101 Welcome to bike forums. Soon you will be at 10 posts and then you can post a pick of you on your bike. Also, you may want to tell us about yourself and your goals.

My question is do you...
03-20-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 201,499
Posted By Hermes

Looks like I have a lot more time to play piano. ...

Looks like I have a lot more time to play piano. I am working on the B minor scale, chords, arpeggios and cadence. What a nasty scale. All minor keys have 3 versions - natural, harmonic and...
03-20-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14,536
Views: 807,894
Posted By Hermes

It was supposed to rain yesterday but I got out...

It was supposed to rain yesterday but I got out for a two hour tempo ride from PB to Swamis that ended up with a lot of SST and threshold. Part of the motivation was that after Swamis that included...
03-18-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14,536
Views: 807,894
Posted By Hermes

Raining and windy so trainer. 2 sets of 4x(1’z1,...

Raining and windy so trainer. 2 sets of 4x(1’z1, 1’z2, 1’z3ramp to z4, 1’z2, 1’z3, 1’z2, 1’z3). I someone wants to try this, you can do it as written or up the z by one instead of z3 do z4. ...
03-18-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14,536
Views: 807,894
Posted By Hermes

I planned to ride outside yesterday as we are...

I planned to ride outside yesterday as we are getting rain the next couple of days. I got a call from the car dealership where I ordered a new car several months ago in Los Angeles requesting that I...
03-17-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14,536
Views: 807,894
Posted By Hermes

Cypress Part of the problem is the cyclical...

Cypress Part of the problem is the cyclical nature of training and trying to peak for events. I am going out for an endurance ride today to burn some calories and try to stay sane. I try to cycle...
03-17-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,105
Posted By Hermes

furiousferret Best of luck to you and your...

furiousferret Best of luck to you and your colleagues not getting the virus. Take care.
03-15-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 14,536
Views: 807,894
Posted By Hermes

I thought the voice sounded like you but the kit...

I thought the voice sounded like you but the kit was not green. Duh. Mary Ellen was riding tempo on that section. .We turn left right after Swami's and go the back way to avoid the traffic and...
03-15-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14,536
Views: 807,894
Posted By Hermes

Got out for a 20 mileish ride with wife. We were...

Got out for a 20 mileish ride with wife. We were going to go longer and turned around when it started to rain. We briefly hooked up with a couple of other racers, one who knew me. I did not...
03-15-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,105
Posted By Hermes

USA Cycling suspended all permits until April 5th...

USA Cycling suspended all permits until April 5th and recommends canceling group rides, meetings and gatherings - social distancing.
03-14-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,105
Posted By Hermes

Dignity Health Center, formerly the Stub Hub...

Dignity Health Center, formerly the Stub Hub Center, has canceled all events. Velo Sports Center, the indoor velodrome is part of the complex so racing and clinics are canceled through the end of...
03-13-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 18,998
Posted By Hermes

It seems that this time of year, I catch a...

It seems that this time of year, I catch a cough/cold that sounds pretty benign but ends up affecting my training and racing. And, a lot of my cycling friends experience the same thing. This year,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,870
Posted By Hermes

Moderation note: We have a lot of interesting...

Moderation note: We have a lot of interesting posts and information for OP on steering. Let's agree to disagree with respect to some of the debated points and let OP, as well as others decide what to...
03-12-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,447
Posted By Hermes

Plumbers will inherit the earth. I have the...

Plumbers will inherit the earth.

I have the indoor peloton set up with my wife's TT bike on Krietler, extremely dumb, rollers with the front forth held and my road bike is on the Kurk Kinetic,...
03-12-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,105
Posted By Hermes

One of my former racing teams canceled group...

One of my former racing teams canceled group rides to comply with local requirements for gatherings. IMO, once a local health agency puts requirements on promoters / organizers to take action if...
03-12-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,447
Posted By Hermes

I am watching it rain.

I am watching it rain.
03-12-20, 11:03 AM
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Views: 248,447
Posted By Hermes

30 hour weeks on the trainer?:eek:

30 hour weeks on the trainer?:eek:
03-11-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14,536
Views: 807,894
Posted By Hermes

I took advantage of the weather and did a 3 hour...

I took advantage of the weather and did a 3 hour endurance ride with solid z2/tempo riding.
03-11-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By Hermes

I cannot say that the coaching scene has changed...

I cannot say that the coaching scene has changed much in SoCal. I am using the same guys I have used on an off for years. I think their business is down due to Apps and devices / Apps like Peloton...
03-10-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 201,499
Posted By Hermes

I am going to add 10 TSS to my score for the...

I am going to add 10 TSS to my score for the day.:D
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,617
Posted By Hermes

Word. Plus Older vintage bikes have deeper...

Word. Plus

Older vintage bikes have deeper drop handlebars that puts the top of the handlebar just below the height of the saddle. Adding clip on aerobars on top of the handlebar probably will not...
03-09-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14,536
Views: 807,894
Posted By Hermes

Had a fairly big week cycling 7 days in a row two...

Had a fairly big week cycling 7 days in a row two at the Carson Velodrome. Today is my day off and then we have rain coming in for the next 3 days. Probably, on the trainer or the Stages bike at...
03-09-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,447
Posted By Hermes

Shark Tank material for sure. Mark Cuban would...

Shark Tank material for sure. Mark Cuban would be all over that idea.
03-09-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 248,447
Posted By Hermes

thekillerpenguine did a 20 hour week on a smart...

thekillerpenguine did a 20 hour week on a smart trainer. That is the one I want. Of course, he sold his soul to the devil but that is another matter.:D
03-06-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14,536
Views: 807,894
Posted By Hermes

Another track workout last night at Carson, Velo...

Another track workout last night at Carson, Velo Sports Center. It was similar to Tuesday with 4x750Km accelerations with 5' RBI and gear changes and then 3x6lap motor team pursuit with partner. ...
03-06-20, 12:56 AM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 201,499
Posted By Hermes

I was cruising YouTube trying to wind down from a...

I was cruising YouTube trying to wind down from a track workout and found this jazz piece. Gonzo bass work. OMG.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=aF1wngoCX9A
03-05-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 712
Views: 139,784
Posted By Hermes

Hydration during a longer ITT is very individual....

Hydration during a longer ITT is very individual. It is difficult to measure the drag effect of carrying water in a bottle due to the impact of the rider although you could try a coast down test. As...
03-04-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 14,536
Views: 807,894
Posted By Hermes

I know that the right terrain is integral to...

I know that the right terrain is integral to executing a prescribed workout. Notwithstanding that, I have started workouts outdoors and finished them on the trainer and vice versa. Go outside and...
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