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Addiction LXXIX

Old 08-04-20, 04:25 AM
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Clifton Park! Nisky! Cohoes! Ah that's some nostalgia.
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Storm so far isn’t bad. I will have about 2.5 million sticks to pick up.
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Old 08-04-20, 04:54 AM
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Clifton Park! Nisky! Cohoes! Ah that's some nostalgia.
Everyone gets nostalgic for Cohoes!
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Old 08-04-20, 05:26 AM
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Next house will be a smaller, flat yard with minimal landscaping. I'm not getting any younger.
That’s what we did. Got ride of the 1/2 acre, septic, trees, stairs, etc. It’s now 20’ to mow and the same to trim, blow, etc. and I do it at a leisurely pace.
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Old 08-04-20, 05:43 AM
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New stem, gloves and CO2 cartridges ordered.

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New stem, gloves and CO2 cartridges ordered.

Did you get a good buy??
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr View Post
That’s what we did. Got ride of the 1/2 acre, septic, trees, stairs, etc. It’s now 20’ to mow and the same to trim, blow, etc. and I do it at a leisurely pace.
Over how many days?
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Old 08-04-20, 05:56 AM
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No HTFU today
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Did you get a good buy??

Im not sure, I probably should ask the 41.
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My Fitness/Freshness slave-driver said that I needed to stop lollygagging, so I took my recovery loop at a NOT recovery pace. The result was the highest NP that I've had on a ride, so I got that goin' fer me, which is nice.
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my fitness/freshness slave-driver said that i needed to stop lollygagging, so i took my recovery loop at a not recovery pace. The result was the highest np that i've had on a ride, so i got that goin' fer me, which is nice.
np?
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Oh, and not that I want Vol to nod his head and say, "I told you so," but it was a brisk 52°, which meant thermal knickers, a thermal LS jersey and gloves.
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np?
Normalized Power.
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Oh, and not that I want Vol to nod his head and say, "I told you so," but it was a brisk 52°, which meant thermal knickers, a thermal LS jersey and gloves.
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Oh, and not that I want Vol to nod his head and say, "I told you so," but it was a brisk 52°, which meant thermal knickers, a thermal LS jersey and gloves.
Im pretty sure I’m firmly in transitional zone now


ugh wrong quote
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Normalized Power.

Im such a newb.
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Old 08-04-20, 06:32 AM
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My Fitness/Freshness slave-driver said that I needed to stop lollygagging, so I took my recovery loop at a NOT recovery pace. The result was the highest NP that I've had on a ride, so I got that goin' fer me, which is nice.
It seems someone might need to re-evaluate current FTP settings
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Appraisal on the house just came back okay. That was the last condition on closing. Should have clear to close from the bank this week and close on 8/26.

It’s amazing that a 30 year mortgage has a lower interest rate than the last new car I bought.
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Originally Posted by mvnsnd View Post
It seems someone might need to re-evaluate current FTP settings
I was a little surprised that it didn't change my eFTP (?) automatically, but figured it might have been because I didn't hit an hour with the activity or because of some weird maths were I didn't hit X power over a specific duration; I think that the last time it reset my eFTP was when I had a 10min best.
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Originally Posted by phrantic09 View Post
Im pretty sure I’m firmly in transitional zone now


ugh wrong quote
Indeed, you are. Do you know what you're transitioning to?

The F/F is pretty interesting, but it sure isn't gospel. My Wed Night Ride last week wrecked me for days and F/F was tellin' me to GO GO GO before I was ready. Prolly the different stress types - I'd been doing lots of sub/threshold-ish stuff, but the WNR was punchy as all get-out. It felt great, but the legs and diaphragm needed some R&R.

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Im such a newb.
Doesn't the idea of beating yourself up based on math that you don't understand sound fun? You should totally get a PM next.
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Originally Posted by DougRNS View Post
I cut one of my lawns then trimmed back more bushes. 3 more to go up front then I have to cut back my daisy's on the NW side of the house. It never ends.

Next house will be a smaller, flat yard with minimal landscaping. I'm not getting any younger.
That's what I am thinking. Only concern is that means we will be much closer to our neighbors. Which we can't necessarily choose.
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Sounds like it's unorganized.
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Reduced work hours?
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