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07-08-20, 10:12 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

I think I feel the same, some of the shorter z2...

I think I feel the same, some of the shorter z2 stuff seems to serve as a bridge to the next workout to prevent going stale more than anything. I try to get the most out of the shorter z2 stuff by...
07-08-20, 03:24 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

I'm starting to be more convinced that it is,...

I'm starting to be more convinced that it is, just from looking at other sports like rowing. The "get sorta quick fast" plan (the popular one I've seen for rowing is the Pete Plan) is a lot more...
07-04-20, 02:27 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

Longest ride in a while for me yesterday, 60...

Longest ride in a while for me yesterday, 60 miler partially with friends. No power meter on the Venge yet but pace was laid back. No breakfast other than coffee, and a muffin 30 miles in with coffee...
06-28-20, 09:28 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

Au contraire, we rolled from mission bay park...

Au contraire, we rolled from mission bay park around 8:05 and Carmel Mountain Road was where I spotted you maybe 45 mins later. Hope you had a nice ride, sorry I didn't get a positive ID in time to...
06-28-20, 07:47 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

Oh sorry I meant today.

Oh sorry I meant today.
06-28-20, 03:30 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

Did I see you two near Torrey Pines? I was in a...

Did I see you two near Torrey Pines? I was in a group of 4 heading down the hill towards bird rock coffee from the coast
06-23-20, 09:11 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

Where's the 3rd? I heard about the one before the...

Where's the 3rd? I heard about the one before the exit off of the island and one at the long/ short lap split

I thought the off leash dog thing was always the case though
06-23-20, 09:01 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

Hermes TMonk they added 2 stop signs on Fiesta...

Hermes TMonk they added 2 stop signs on Fiesta Island. Wtf.
06-08-20, 09:51 AM
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Posted By wktmeow

I've been finding zoom calls with friends that...

I've been finding zoom calls with friends that are also riding with you helps the time pass much quicker as well.

Not that I have time for 2+ hour rides right now..
06-04-20, 08:59 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

Photo by Richard Lee, me and TMonk doing some...

Photo by Richard Lee, me and TMonk doing some work at Murrieta last year...
05-27-20, 02:59 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

My best ever FTP is only about 50-60 watts higher...

My best ever FTP is only about 50-60 watts higher than my first ever measured FTP so I don't think I have as much to lose :lol:

Curious to see how yours responds to adding the bike work back in. ...
05-27-20, 11:32 AM
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Posted By wktmeow

I'm going to try to introduce some structure back...

I'm going to try to introduce some structure back into my 'training.' Subscribed to trainingpeaks for a year so I could use their calendar to plan my workouts.

So far the tentative plan is to keep...
05-10-20, 05:08 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

To be honest, if you have a genuine interest in...

To be honest, if you have a genuine interest in it you could probably surpass a lot of the folks I work with pretty quickly. I work with a number of engineers who don't seem to care to learn...
05-10-20, 09:30 AM
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Posted By wktmeow

What sort of speakers and sub? I just recently...

What sort of speakers and sub? I just recently started reading up (somewhat obsessively since I couldn't go around to test listen) and splurged a bit on home audio upgrades. Found a sweet...
05-10-20, 08:26 AM
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Posted By wktmeow

Just wait til you have to worry about scaling,...

Just wait til you have to worry about scaling, reliability, performance and resilience of the site! That's where the real fun starts (and my line of work :D)
05-10-20, 08:15 AM
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Posted By wktmeow

I imagine it'd be somewhat similar to how I'm...

I imagine it'd be somewhat similar to how I'm feeling right now trying to learn the Colemak keyboard layout. My job is very typing heavy. I managed about 5 minutes of trying to do it Colemak-only...
04-22-20, 12:43 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

I love TNG, Picard is a great role model and...

I love TNG, Picard is a great role model and Stewart is a great actor (especially noticeable during the 1st season while the others were still finding their stride). I also watched all of Voyager...
04-22-20, 09:55 AM
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Posted By wktmeow

I was reading something about the drug used for...

I was reading something about the drug used for dog heartworm medication and for river blindness in Africa being a potential treatment that can minimize the severity/lethality of covid19. This gives...
04-21-20, 05:25 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

it does not. Mission bay park also still closed....

it does not. Mission bay park also still closed. Looks like its mostly just local neighborhood parks for now
04-18-20, 06:30 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

I finally used the Wahoo desk I bought. ...

I finally used the Wahoo desk I bought. Yesterday I hopped on, loaded zwift on my phone, turned on a z2 erg mode workout, and started pedaling while working on my laptop. Being able to pull the...
04-17-20, 09:29 AM
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Posted By wktmeow

I can't remember if it was the 1st or 3rd strava...

I can't remember if it was the 1st or 3rd strava result but one of them was obviously weight doping. His photos showed that he was middle aged and of not very athletic looking build, definitely not...
04-16-20, 09:15 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

first place is an obvious cheat 2nd place...

first place is an obvious cheat

2nd place is interesting, international level lightweight rower that does a ton of volume and pushed I believe over 400w (and does so outside regularly as well)
04-12-20, 08:33 AM
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Posted By wktmeow

Well thank you for that, at least. I love...

Well thank you for that, at least.

I love bike racing and all, but if not doing so will keep even 1 person from dying needlessly, cancel my **** for the whole decade fam.
04-09-20, 03:10 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

Tell us more about what we're looking at here. ...

Tell us more about what we're looking at here. Does the kickr core move side to side, or is it just the front end?
03-30-20, 04:17 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

I'm not a fan of any of the worlds other than...

I'm not a fan of any of the worlds other than Wattopia tbh, I only join them if I want to roll with a friend that's already doing it. London's box and leith hills are OK but I get annoyed by the...
03-30-20, 03:51 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

Did a 2k test on the rower yesterday, not very...

Did a 2k test on the rower yesterday, not very great result @ 7:41, or just shy of 230w. Yeesh. Lots of pain for such low watts. I'd love to get that down to 7:00 at some point. I'm probably...
03-29-20, 10:52 AM
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Posted By wktmeow

Try them and let us know!

Try them and let us know!
03-29-20, 09:00 AM
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Views: 3,122
Posted By wktmeow

I tried my first Zwift race last night. I...

I tried my first Zwift race last night. I entered the C category because I didn't want to go too hard, figured once we get up to speed I could just cruise at z2 and not contest the sprint. What I...
03-29-20, 08:09 AM
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Posted By wktmeow

Heavy dose of guilt usually gets me moving again....

Heavy dose of guilt usually gets me moving again. And coffee.
03-26-20, 11:19 AM
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Posted By wktmeow

I have a squat rack with pull up bar and bench,...

I have a squat rack with pull up bar and bench, barbell with bumper plates, dumbbell handles, and a basic pulley with rope handle, so I can get all the major full body compound lifts in and some...
03-25-20, 04:45 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

So my plan coming into this year or two of not...

So my plan coming into this year or two of not racing was originally to slowly build muscle while maintaining some semblance of on the bike fitness, with the end game being to transform myself into...
03-25-20, 04:32 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

Matt Brant (SDBC) is my Zwift handle, give me an...

Matt Brant (SDBC) is my Zwift handle, give me an add.

Schedule is erratic though, with the kid and WFH stuff. Going to try to get back to my 5 AM rides though, that fell off after daylight...
03-20-20, 02:54 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

Ah gotcha. I need to get outside and do some...

Ah gotcha. I need to get outside and do some sprints soon, but I don't have a power meter on the Venge yet. Hoping the weight lifting and decrease in overall volume means some good things for my...
03-20-20, 02:33 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

Do you use erg mode with this setup? If so, how...

Do you use erg mode with this setup? If so, how well does it hold your target power? I've heard with the Kickr I can link the power meter directly to it via ant+ using the app, and then it will...
03-20-20, 01:04 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

Aren't indoor/outdoor numbers more an issue of...

Aren't indoor/outdoor numbers more an issue of perceived exertion? Sounds like the actual reading between the two meters isnt lining up in this case.
03-20-20, 10:28 AM
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Posted By wktmeow

I think it's called 'Power Match' I'm having...

I think it's called 'Power Match'

I'm having the same issue with my Kickr, though not as bad as 25w. About 5-10w when at or above threshold, pretty spot on for z2 stuff though. A spin down helped...
03-19-20, 10:24 AM
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Posted By wktmeow

This is why I dont believe the numbers being...

This is why I dont believe the numbers being reported. I think it has become far more wide spread than the official numbers let on.
03-16-20, 02:56 PM
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Views: 25,470
Posted By wktmeow

I brought up concerns weeks ago to my management....

I brought up concerns weeks ago to my management. Friday they finally gave the OK to work from home if you want and are able. I told him last week I'd be remote until this settles, but would take...
03-13-20, 04:12 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

Working from home today, company acquisition...

Working from home today, company acquisition means lots of corporate training videos and quizzes and crap. Put the laptop on the trainer, did zwift with erg mode on the phone next to me and got...
03-12-20, 08:39 AM
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Posted By wktmeow

I've been doing short z2 rides on the trainer a...

I've been doing short z2 rides on the trainer a few times a week, and using running and rowing for intensity, and throwing in a bit of strength training as well. It seems to be working surprisingly...
03-11-20, 10:49 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

Just did a quick z2 in erg mode on zwift. Very...

Just did a quick z2 in erg mode on zwift. Very pleased. Power tracked pretty well, although either the smoothing turned back on or zwift adds it's own, because the reported was way too steady. ...
03-11-20, 01:04 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

Let me know what you end up doing. I'm already...

Let me know what you end up doing. I'm already pretty used to long trainer sessions but rocker plate still seems neat. My worry would be storage, wife is getting antsy about how much stuff is in the...
03-10-20, 02:47 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

I just got the Kickr last night. Going to...

I just got the Kickr last night.

Going to swap the cassette as it was super noisy for me, my RD may be a little out of whack though, or just not a good match to my chain or something.

I rode it...
02-11-20, 11:31 AM
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Posted By wktmeow

I did it last year, so here are my thoughts: ...

I did it last year, so here are my thoughts:

Totally doable on a road bike. Gravel/CX bike is overkill unless you want to be extra comfy on the rocky sections, but you'll pay during the 90+ paved...
02-10-20, 09:43 AM
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Posted By wktmeow

Im pretty sure I rode with you on Zwift for a bit...

Im pretty sure I rode with you on Zwift for a bit the other day. Do you have belgian waffle ride in your name?

FWIW I ran tubeless schwalbe pro one 28mm last year and I believe it was plenty. I...
01-30-20, 10:21 AM
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Posted By wktmeow

It's hard to get a good warmup in when it's cold...

It's hard to get a good warmup in when it's cold out, I wonder if that's what makes the first mile suck. They're Brooks ghost 12, nothing super fancy. I tried the Nike pegasus but the heel kept...
01-29-20, 01:31 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

happy birthday, and #goals...

happy birthday, and #goals (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=goals) !

My z2 heart rate/power is slowly coming back. Doing my z2 rides right at 130bpm, was able to...
01-22-20, 08:02 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

Rode 7.5 hours last week, been getting more...

Rode 7.5 hours last week, been getting more regular on Zwift and now that we're getting into a routine with the baby it's getting a lot easier. Been getting 3-4 short lifting sessions per week. Im...
01-02-20, 10:21 AM
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Posted By wktmeow

At least in a time trial all competitors have to...

At least in a time trial all competitors have to face roughly the same conditions. Even the most finely tuned KOM pacing strategy can be beat by waiting for a really favorable wind. I wouldn't call...
01-01-20, 09:37 AM
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Posted By wktmeow

Koms are cool if you think cycling is only about...

Koms are cool if you think cycling is only about who can exercise the hardest.

How about strategy and skill?
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