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01-08-21, 12:38 PM
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Posted By Syscrush

I didn't reply when this was posted, but I did...

I didn't reply when this was posted, but I did read it and have thought about it a lot in the crazy times since then. I really appreciate the kind words and the perspective.

Yesterday was my 50th,...
08-10-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,459
Posted By Syscrush

I haven't really gotten into peanut butter, but...

I haven't really gotten into peanut butter, but for rides that are long enough to warrant a meal break, I am a big believer in Nutella sandwiches. Add banana to the sandwich or just have a banana...
07-15-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 29,249
Posted By Syscrush

I'm starting to find my groove doing these short...

I'm starting to find my groove doing these short (~1hr) training rides with lots of resistance.

I'll say that it's definitely a huge help having the power meter and HRM. I may sign up for...
07-10-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 29,249
Posted By Syscrush

Thanks. I originally chose the Bolt + Assioma Duo...

Thanks. I originally chose the Bolt + Assioma Duo combo based on your recommendation, plus I think that it looks nicer than the Edge - I was really pleased that I was able to find the Edge in pink....
01-07-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 29,249
Posted By Syscrush

HAPPY NEW YEAR Hey all. Late fall and early...

HAPPY NEW YEAR

Hey all. Late fall and early winter kinda sucked for me in terms of cycling & prep for this goal - my rotator cuff and/or bursa are so jacked up that I had to stop even commute...
10-20-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 29,249
Posted By Syscrush

Hill Hunting

For today's Sunday training ride, I decided to keep it short but intense, so it was just 20k, but with 10 repeats of a short nearby hill (https://www.strava.com/segments/726126) that averages 5% but...
10-07-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 29,249
Posted By Syscrush

I finally got out for a dedicated training ride -...

I finally got out for a dedicated training ride - I consider this a "pre-baseline", where my real baseline ride will be once I'm set up with a power meter & computer (hopefully before the snow...
10-01-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 31,324
Posted By Syscrush

Well, it took a while, but this week the Sputnik...

Well, it took a while, but this week the Sputnik got the 2x5 IGH drivetrain, and the Gios got a new owner.

My dadbike (Surly 1x1 26'er with Alfine 8) became my city bike, and I basically stopped...
09-25-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 29,249
Posted By Syscrush

Because this is a training & nutrition forum, I...

Because this is a training & nutrition forum, I wanna share a bit about my experience so far with doing intermittent fasting for weight loss plus cycling for fitness.

First, like anything related...
09-22-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 29,249
Posted By Syscrush

OK, this was a big week for me with 2 important...

OK, this was a big week for me with 2 important developments.

The first is that I finally had my DEXA scan and found that my fat-free mass is almost 10 lbs higher than I thought. This means that...
09-19-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 29,249
Posted By Syscrush

Those are amazing photos - thanks so much for...

Those are amazing photos - thanks so much for sharing them.

So, like, I should just stop worrying and get a C3?
09-17-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 29,249
Posted By Syscrush

It's the overarching unifying principle of my...

It's the overarching unifying principle of my life for the next 16 months. I think of it every time I want a snack or a beer, or consider taking the streetcar to work instead of the bike.


This...
09-16-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 29,249
Posted By Syscrush

Thanks all for the pointers on relevant...

Thanks all for the pointers on relevant resources, I really appreciate it.

I won't be getting an indoor trainer for 2 reasons: first, there's no place to fit one in my house. Second, I think it's...
09-09-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 29,249
Posted By Syscrush

Another week, another 3 lbs cut. Enjoying the...

Another week, another 3 lbs cut. Enjoying the easy progress while I can. Scheduled for a DEXA scan tomorrow afternoon, which should serve as a very interesting baseline.
09-02-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 29,249
Posted By Syscrush

Quick update

I'm a week in to my strict weight loss regimen now. I gave up booze 2 weeks ago, and have been doing IF for weight loss. I'm not one of these "IF makes you stronger, smarter, and cures cancer" types,...
07-27-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 29,249
Posted By Syscrush

My road to Haleakala

Hi all. I decided a few years ago that I want to ride up Haleakala for my 50th birthday. I still have that goal but I'm up against a few challenges:

I'm about 60 lbs heavier than I should be for...
04-17-12, 11:18 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 31,324
Posted By Syscrush

I expected it to be a bit heavy, a bit ugly, but...

I expected it to be a bit heavy, a bit ugly, but to hold my f'n seat in place. I picked up an even cheaper generic post yesterday and put a lot of care into the adjustment & tightening, we'll see if...
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