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07-01-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Hermes

Moved to Pills and Ills.

Moved to Pills and Ills.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,936
Posted By Hermes

Longer rides for me are 2.5 hours with 3 hours...

Longer rides for me are 2.5 hours with 3 hours being the maximum. I rather go to Fiesta Island and ride a fast 20k time trial or do structured training than grind for hours.

I like to ride high...
06-30-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15,061
Views: 845,747
Posted By Hermes

TTT Tuesday at Fiesta. I have been riding my...

TTT Tuesday at Fiesta. I have been riding my road bike and today, I took out the TT bike. I expected pain and suffering and instead it was a chainless day and everything felt easy including...
06-28-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 15,061
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Posted By Hermes

It is hard to keep track of other cyclists on the...

It is hard to keep track of other cyclists on the road. Oh well. Next time. We had a great ride. We like that route for road bike tempo riding.
06-28-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 15,061
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Posted By Hermes

We started our ride today from the Carmel...

We started our ride today from the Carmel Mountain Road park and ride at 8:45 and rode to Carlsbad and back. It was probably not us.
06-28-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15,061
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Posted By Hermes

No, not on Saturday, we started at the South Gate...

No, not on Saturday, we started at the South Gate of the camp and rode north, We rode Torrey on Thursday.
06-27-20, 03:24 PM
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Posted By Hermes

2.5 hour endurance ride via Camp Pendleton and...

2.5 hour endurance ride via Camp Pendleton and San Clemente. Today, was not my day. It started with me accidentally putting my Garmin into the screen / battery save mode such that the screen would...
06-26-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 15,061
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Posted By Hermes

Wednesday was a high intensity strength session...

Wednesday was a high intensity strength session and Thursday was a 2 hour coastal ride with VO2 intervals.
06-25-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4,970
Views: 274,270
Posted By Hermes

Shocking and chilling at the same time. RIP ...

Shocking and chilling at the same time. RIP Pcad.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,640
Posted By Hermes

The hardest climb was Mount Ventoux, France.

The hardest climb was Mount Ventoux, France.
06-24-20, 08:19 AM
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Posted By Hermes

I do not remember the sign on the front straight...

I do not remember the sign on the front straight specifically allowing loose dogs. In the past, dog owners would let their dogs run in the sand but kept them under close observation for fear of...
06-24-20, 08:01 AM
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Posted By Hermes

There are three stop signs. One on the front...

There are three stop signs. One on the front stretch and the back stretch where there is the road to make a short lap. The third one is located at the finish where one exists the island or continues...
06-23-20, 09:06 PM
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Views: 274,270
Posted By Hermes

There are three stop signs. And dogs can run...

There are three stop signs. And dogs can run without a leash.
06-23-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15,061
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Posted By Hermes

TTT Tuesday on Fiesta.

TTT Tuesday on Fiesta.
06-23-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 211,264
Posted By Hermes

Continued work on the Art of the Fugue 30%...

Continued work on the Art of the Fugue 30% complete.
06-22-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4,970
Views: 274,270
Posted By Hermes

Group rides...We all want our lives back....

Group rides...We all want our lives back. Personally, I want my life back and I want to be smart about reducing the chances of getting Covid 19. Here is an article from the WSJ, that IMO, does an...
06-22-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15,061
Views: 845,747
Posted By Hermes

Same old same old for me. This weekend there...

Same old same old for me. This weekend there were a lot more cyclists and groups on the road. We road the coast on Saturday and Camp Pendleton to San Clemente on Sunday.
06-21-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,108
Posted By Hermes

I think you are doing great. IMO, the mash /...

I think you are doing great.

IMO, the mash / spin discussion is a fools errand to an extent. I think it is more about muscle composition, genetics, goals and health versus which is better.

I...
06-19-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By Hermes

Here is the link to the complete no go zone...

Here is the link to the complete no go zone article by Hunter Allen. Heading were not included in the chart.

https://www.saris.com/post/blog-training-with-power-principles-no-go-zones
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,424
Posted By Hermes

I recently got a new bike that came with Roval 50...

I recently got a new bike that came with Roval 50 and 28mm tires. The tires match the Roval 50 rims perfectly. I would speculate that the aero drag coefficient is pretty good but the frontal area...
06-18-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,475
Posted By Hermes

It doesn’t get much older than Bach and who...

It doesn’t get much older than Bach and who better to play it than Gould. Art of the Fugue.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwkzf-KUNPM


My other love is Lady Gaga - Edge of Glory.
...
06-18-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By Hermes

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Seems to be working now. Here is the no go zones for duration as well as % of...
06-18-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By Hermes

rubiksoval Do you still have the “no zone” chart?...

rubiksoval Do you still have the “no zone” chart? It may provide another way to think about FTP training and duration. I cannot post pics from this computer.

I have listened to podcasts where...
06-16-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15,061
Views: 845,747
Posted By Hermes

Fiesta TTT Tuesdays. Warmup and then 20K.

Fiesta TTT Tuesdays. Warmup and then 20K.
06-16-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 485
Posted By Hermes

Welcome. Check out Addiction in the road forum. ...

Welcome. Check out Addiction in the road forum. They post about most everything in there. Introduce yourself and tell them what you had for dinner or what pets you have.
06-13-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15,061
Views: 845,747
Posted By Hermes

Cypress Yikes. I would need a rest week from the...

Cypress Yikes. I would need a rest week from the rest week plus a trip to the ortho doc for my back.
06-12-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15,061
Views: 845,747
Posted By Hermes

First gym workout in 3 months. It was great to...

First gym workout in 3 months. It was great to be back in the gym with others and the associated energy.

Interestingly, the high intensity isometrics seem to be working, since the weights I was...
06-11-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15,061
Views: 845,747
Posted By Hermes

Hopefully ours will stay open.

Hopefully ours will stay open.
06-11-20, 08:03 AM
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Views: 845,747
Posted By Hermes

High intensity isometrics yesterday. I hit the...

High intensity isometrics yesterday. I hit the targets for max bone growth but not as much force as last week. The trainer said it is typical for force generation to vary. It may have been the TTT...
06-10-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By Hermes

I would suggest a rest interval off the bike. ...

I would suggest a rest interval off the bike. Let everything including hormones, enzymes and etc normalize. Also, try some deep breathing / meditation focusing on your breath. Let everything calm...
06-09-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15,061
Views: 845,747
Posted By Hermes

Fiesta team time trial 20K. The wind was very...

Fiesta team time trial 20K. The wind was very light and temps okay. It was fabulous to be riding Fiesta again.
06-08-20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 15,061
Views: 845,747
Posted By Hermes

Fiesta and parking are open and the road is...

Fiesta and parking are open and the road is pristine.
06-08-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By Hermes

Moved to Pills and Ills

Moved to Pills and Ills
06-08-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,286
Posted By Hermes

4 times a week (Including one interval session)...

4 times a week (Including one interval session) for me plus one high intensity strength workout and recovery stuff thrown in for good measure. There is absolutely no events happening due to the...
06-07-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15,061
Views: 845,747
Posted By Hermes

My Kurt Kinetic has as much road feel as a sledge...

My Kurt Kinetic has as much road feel as a sledge hammer.
06-07-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15,061
Views: 845,747
Posted By Hermes

2x24’ structured workout on the trainer...

2x24’ structured workout on the trainer yesterday. Heading out to ride Camp Pendleton to San Clemente.

I was listening to my trainer playlist and on the last interval, this song started. I needed...
06-07-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,937
Posted By Hermes

71 In 1980, I started throwing my right leg over...

71 In 1980, I started throwing my right leg over the handlebars. Why? We started riding tandems and by throwing ones leg over the handlebars, one never kicks the stoker in the face. While I hold...
06-06-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 15,061
Views: 845,747
Posted By Hermes

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Gmq4WIjQxp0 ...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Gmq4WIjQxp0

Not true. We are into our June gloom due to ocean water being cooler than the land mass generating night and morning low clouds with drizzle.

It is...
06-05-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15,061
Views: 845,747
Posted By Hermes

No. You have to understand the mechanics of the...

No. You have to understand the mechanics of the exercise and the protocol. There is no way that I could lift 4.5 off the floor even with a trap bar. And the chance of injury is significant.

The...
06-05-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15,061
Views: 845,747
Posted By Hermes

Wednesday strength training. 4.5 times body...

Wednesday strength training. 4.5 times body weight 5 second deadlift isometric that was a 12% improvement over last week. Thursday, 2 hour endurance ride along the coast. Legs felt great.
06-05-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,341
Posted By Hermes

I have found that the more concrete and specific...

I have found that the more concrete and specific the goal the easier it is to continuously improve. For me that means belief, focus and commitment. General, goals such as improving overall fitness...
06-05-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4,970
Views: 274,270
Posted By Hermes

I thought it was a date such as 1492 when...

I thought it was a date such as 1492 when Columbus discovered America.:D
06-04-20, 10:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,174
Posted By Hermes

To get to a high heart rate, I need something to...

To get to a high heart rate, I need something to amp me up.

Motor work at the track can do it - fixed gear, no brakes, high cadence. As I remember, this was 8 laps alternating 2 on the motor and...
06-04-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 211,264
Posted By Hermes

Taking piano lessons again. Without constant...

Taking piano lessons again. Without constant feedback, I get complacent and sloppy. I did put a lot of volume in my hands and in general my sight reading is improving. However, I got sliced and...
06-01-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15,061
Views: 845,747
Posted By Hermes

Solid work. I hope you are feeling better and...

Solid work. I hope you are feeling better and your power and heart rate returning to normal.
06-01-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15,061
Views: 845,747
Posted By Hermes

9 hours 45 minutes TSS 415 all outside including...

9 hours 45 minutes TSS 415 all outside including 4x10’ threshold efforts and one high intensity strength session plus 2x10’ Normatech recovery sessions and one lost face mask.
05-29-20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 24,855
Posted By Hermes

Thanks for the props. Take the plunge. You may...

Thanks for the props. Take the plunge. You may want to cruise the 33 racing forum training section. There are several posts about Zwift and the setup guys are using. I do not have a smart trainer...
05-29-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 24,740
Posted By Hermes

Okay. I am getting my haircut tomorrow. Who...

Okay. I am getting my haircut tomorrow. Who needs racing.:D
05-29-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 24,740
Posted By Hermes

Masters road worlds in Vancouver is cancelled. ...

Masters road worlds in Vancouver is cancelled. According to the Canadians, racing will not be resumed until their phase 4 which is a Covid vaccine widely available.

USAC has rescheduled elite...
05-29-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15,061
Views: 845,747
Posted By Hermes

Never ask for permission when forgiveness may be...

Never ask for permission when forgiveness may be possible.:D
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