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08-21-19, 07:43 PM
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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07-27-19, 04:41 PM
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Views: 2,512
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
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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...
07-19-19, 07:38 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Fighting this infection. Nothing Monday, gym...

Fighting this infection. Nothing Monday, gym tuesday, easy mtb wednesday, Course preview thursday. Today openers, tomorrow a 2man, 12 hr mtb relay. We aren't taking it seriously (team name :beers and...
07-19-19, 07:34 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Really, really suffering here. Photo by...

Really, really suffering here. Photo by @kdayracing and Hyperthreads....
07-19-19, 07:31 AM
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Views: 2,512
Posted By Ttoc6

Any major climb in Utah is practically...

Any major climb in Utah is practically untouchable since the Tour of Utah will come through and just dominate the leaderboards.
07-19-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 28,997
Posted By Ttoc6

Crusher in the Tushar was last saturday. Was...

Crusher in the Tushar was last saturday. Was supposed to be one of my A races but I had a pretty pitiful performance. I came in Fitter, lighter and on a better bike than last year, but was half an...
07-19-19, 06:53 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

I did that race Flatballer. The views are...

I did that race Flatballer. The views are incredible, but that climb is a ***** and a half.
07-07-19, 07:32 PM
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Biking buddy is moving away so went out with him...

Biking buddy is moving away so went out with him and a couple of other people for a chill 3.5 hours. Wind was blowing something fierce. I'm still sick with so much gunk in my lungs. Tomorrow is...
07-07-19, 07:30 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

I've been on the GP5000 TL in 28's all season. I...

I've been on the GP5000 TL in 28's all season. I think road tubeless has finally worked out all the bugs and is worth trying for everybody. Especially if you have disc brakes and flats are a pain the...
07-06-19, 02:48 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Recovery ride yesterday. Easy ride today with 3...

Recovery ride yesterday. Easy ride today with 3 efforts. One hard, two kinda hard. A-priority race in a week. I've got some chest congestion going on and I'm gonna do everything I need to get this...
07-04-19, 01:39 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

July 4th 5000 feet of freedom. One of the biggest...

July 4th 5000 feet of freedom. One of the biggest climbs I know of. 5000 feet straight up, probably a hundred bike friends all partying at 6am. Almost all dirt / gravel. Tonight I'll ride up a...
07-03-19, 09:53 PM
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Views: 2,260
Posted By Ttoc6

I did this ride two years ago. Beautiful course...

I did this ride two years ago. Beautiful course and a lot of good opportunity for racing. I know some guys from my team are going to race it this year. 2 years ago when i did it, I didn't know what...
07-03-19, 09:04 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Good little discussion! Last night's...

Good little discussion!

Last night's groupride went about how I expected. Got dropped quick.. Today was supposed to be recovery.. but I had two mechanicals and got stuck on the trail by a rattler...
07-01-19, 08:06 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Fasted all day today (2PM yesterday until about...

Fasted all day today (2PM yesterday until about 5PM today) to hopefully stave off some of the weight gain over the trip. A race in 12 days and I gained 6lbs over the work trip. Today was just an easy...
06-30-19, 10:07 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Saw one of the legends of dance music in concert...

Saw one of the legends of dance music in concert last night. Such a fun show! Armin has been a part of my musical taste forever. My dad introduced me to this music when i was young and I bought him a...
06-30-19, 10:04 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Week of work travel and awful dieting comes to an...

Week of work travel and awful dieting comes to an end today. Flying back to Utah and my bike. Scared to step on the scale tomorrow. I got a run in every day and lifted twice but the massive amounts...
06-25-19, 06:51 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

If this were true, no pro in any discipline (or...

If this were true, no pro in any discipline (or triathlon) would be racing on speedplay.
06-23-19, 02:32 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

I'd enjoyed following the huub wattbike team. A...

I'd enjoyed following the huub wattbike team. A cool middle finger to the big teams.

Ah the uci messing up something I like...
06-22-19, 07:05 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Away from the bike for 9 days because of a...

Away from the bike for 9 days because of a wedding (last night) and some work travel. Wedding was awesome. Controlled myself on the drinking front but went a little hard on the food. I've been...
06-21-19, 02:41 PM
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Views: 4,892
Posted By Ttoc6

They'll move before they crash. If they really...

They'll move before they crash. If they really dont want you to take the wheel they'll muscle you off with a hand or something.
06-20-19, 06:12 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

I have no data on this (besides the math).. but...

I have no data on this (besides the math).. but when I moved to altitude my average ride speed jumped. I don't know if it's the dry air, thinner air or whatever (better fitness?), but I do ride...
06-20-19, 05:33 PM
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Typical summer solstice ride. Goal is to do 100...

Typical summer solstice ride. Goal is to do 100 miles. I didn't have to work today so I got it done in the morning. Averaged ~21mph solo the entire time with one mtn climb/descent and one good climb...
06-20-19, 05:31 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Re aero wheel depth Beginning of the season...

Re aero wheel depth

Beginning of the season on my Roval CL50's I never felt a thing. I've dropped about 15lbs since then (~145lbs). Windy descents are kinda sketch now, but not near as much as the...
06-20-19, 07:36 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Kinda was pining after a nice niteride with...

Kinda was pining after a nice niteride with integrated battery. The only thing I dont like about my light is the external battery pack. Itd also be real nice to have a gopro style attachment since my...
06-19-19, 08:40 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Gravel commute Monday, very hard group ride after...

Gravel commute Monday, very hard group ride after road commute yesterday and some toasted legs mtbing tonight. I think I'm in a pretty big calorie hole right now (less than a lb to goal weight), and...
06-19-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3,993
Views: 185,922
Posted By Ttoc6

I bike commutes twice this week. Which is damm...

I bike commutes twice this week. Which is damm near a record for me Haha. Tuesday on the way out the door my front light finally bit the dust. Cable pulled out fo the light after all these years of...
06-16-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5,853
Views: 385,798
Posted By Ttoc6

Voile Straps! Skiers call them backcountry duct...

Voile Straps! Skiers call them backcountry duct tape because you can fix almost anything with them. Cheap, light, easy to find, easy to use and bomb proof.

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06-16-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 28,997
Posted By Ttoc6

Doge, I really like time trialling as well. Just...

Doge, I really like time trialling as well. Just not many opportunities to race it where I live. One of the reasons I hate the concept of a merckx TT is how it takes so many of the variables out....
06-16-19, 08:38 AM
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Views: 3,473
Posted By Ttoc6

Reverse pacelines are fun. Back guy has to sprint...

Reverse pacelines are fun. Back guy has to sprint to (or past) the front every 1.5 minutes. Second should still be recovering and has to chase down the move. Up to the sprinting guy to determine how...
06-16-19, 08:34 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

I've taken a step back from tech this year on the...

I've taken a step back from tech this year on the bike. Saves me so much time not analyzing every ride immediately when I get home. Now I throw it on strava, rename the activity, put some pictures up...
06-16-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,093
Posted By Ttoc6

Enjoy collegiate racing, totally made my college...

Enjoy collegiate racing, totally made my college experience. All my friends came from the club and it has lead to post-college life in much the same way.

ECCC is super competitive, but make...
06-16-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 28,997
Posted By Ttoc6

NO water for 40k imo. you can deal with thirst...

NO water for 40k imo. you can deal with thirst for an hour. Just drink lots night before.

Speaking of 40k.. I had state TT champs yeterday. New position on TT Bike and I've only ridden that bike...
06-16-19, 08:16 AM
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Views: 128,041
Posted By Ttoc6

Raced my TT bike for the first time in a year...

Raced my TT bike for the first time in a year yesterday. Made a very drastic change to position two days before. Power was way low, but speed was high. THank goodness I don't have to comply with the...
06-09-19, 06:21 PM
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Posted By Ttoc6

Ended up with just under 18 hours of exercise...

Ended up with just under 18 hours of exercise this week, 14hrs on the bike. I went outdoor climbing for the first time yesterday and had a blast. Bunch of top rope routes and I tried a lead climb for...
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