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12-06-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By caloso

120-125% of solo speed. More or less.

120-125% of solo speed. More or less.
12-06-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 3,101
Posted By caloso

This is incredible.

This is incredible.
12-06-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 634
Posted By caloso

There's an old saying: The man who represents...

There's an old saying: The man who represents himself has got a fool for a client.
12-06-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 601
Posted By caloso

I have several sets of 10-speed wheels that...

I have several sets of 10-speed wheels that rotate among 3 different bikes. Nice to be able to swap different tire and gear set ups from bike to bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 470
Posted By caloso

Same.

Same.
12-06-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 3,101
Posted By caloso

Tapping your hip is the universal signal for "get...

Tapping your hip is the universal signal for "get on my wheel." And although you didn't ask, it's also important to know that flicking your elbow is the universal signal for "pull through."
12-06-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,396
Posted By caloso

You mentioned a 3/4 mile hill on your route. ...

You mentioned a 3/4 mile hill on your route. That could be a useful progress test. Once a week or so, get warmed up and then hit the hill hard. Note your time and try to beat it the next week. ...
12-05-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,396
Posted By caloso

Average speed can be a decent benchmark but only...

Average speed can be a decent benchmark but only if you ride the same route under the same conditions every time. And if youíre only comparing yourself to yourself.
11-17-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,412
Posted By caloso

Same. When I was in the market for a new trainer...

Same. When I was in the market for a new trainer to replace my ancient Nashbar fluid trainer, I was considering a smart, direct drive trainer like the Wahoo Kickr. But I decided to go with the...
11-16-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By caloso

I'm on TrainerRoad and prefer to do some of the...

I'm on TrainerRoad and prefer to do some of the workouts outside. Select the outdoor version and push it to your computer. Some work better than others: long sweet spot intervals for example. ...
11-15-21, 12:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,412
Posted By caloso

This is awesome. And sorry about the shingles. I...

This is awesome. And sorry about the shingles. I had a mild case this summer and it still sucked. I still get the occasional jabbing pain out of nowhere. Hang in there, and see you in Watopia!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,203
Posted By caloso

For 100km, I'd need at least one more bottle,...

For 100km, I'd need at least one more bottle, maybe two. And I'd also need a few gels or shot blocks. A banana or package of cookies (do you guys say biscuits?) couldn't hurt either.
11-11-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 16,681
Views: 1,072,379
Posted By caloso

9x2’ at 126%. Couldn’t have done a 10th one. ...

9x2’ at 126%. Couldn’t have done a 10th one.


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11-10-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 667
Posted By caloso

Exactly. I did my first CX season on an old Trek...

Exactly. I did my first CX season on an old Trek 660 where I jammed the skinniest knobbies I could find in there.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By caloso

Can you post a link for the ones you got on...

Can you post a link for the ones you got on Alibaba?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By caloso

Agreed. They're just about all I need to get...

Agreed. They're just about all I need to get from Nov. to March in NorCal.
11-10-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,194
Posted By caloso

Right behind you, Hermes. 164 this morning. ...

Right behind you, Hermes. 164 this morning. Lightest I've been since my kids were born (17 yrs. ago).
11-09-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,080
Posted By caloso

Probably. It helps if your trainer is on their...

Probably. It helps if your trainer is on their list of supported trainers. Even if it's not, you may still be able to if your trainer's power curve matches one in their library.

I use the...
11-09-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By caloso

Last 90 days. ...

Last 90 days.

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This is probably not a completely accurate chart because I...
11-08-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,651
Posted By caloso

Since I last responded to this thread, I joined...

Since I last responded to this thread, I joined TrainerRoad. I much prefer their workouts, but the UI is pretty stripped down, so I sometimes run Zwift simultaneously for the distraction.
11-08-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,707
Posted By caloso

I rarely wear gloves during warm weather on my...

I rarely wear gloves during warm weather on my road bike, unless I'm racing. When I do, they are unpadded. Padded gloves seem to make my fingers go numb.
11-08-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,262
Posted By caloso

Typically, I'll do it 5 or 6 days a week. I won't...

Typically, I'll do it 5 or 6 days a week. I won't do it on a day I'm racing CX or the big Saturday group ride. I also try not to be too rigid about it if there's a special occasion like a dinner...
11-08-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,262
Posted By caloso

I've done 16-8 on and off for about 6 months now....

I've done 16-8 on and off for about 6 months now. I was doing early morning fasted rides and they were going well so I decided to try the full 16-8. It's pretty simple: stop eating at 8pm and don't...
11-08-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 785
Posted By caloso

A bucket, sponge, soap, and of course, a hose.

A bucket, sponge, soap, and of course, a hose.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,208
Posted By caloso

Wow, that's big mileage. I think my biggest year...

Wow, that's big mileage. I think my biggest year ever is about 8500. 13K in 10 months is insane!
11-05-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 179,338
Posted By caloso

I can't get over the fact that it's a hyped up...

I can't get over the fact that it's a hyped up video game version of Top Gear's car football.
11-04-21, 11:41 PM
Replies: 16,681
Views: 1,072,379
Posted By caloso

FTP test this evening. I hate the TR ramp test so...

FTP test this evening. I hate the TR ramp test so I tried the Kolie Moore protocol instead. https://www.trainingpeaks.com/blog/the-physiology-of-ftp-and-new-testing-protocols/

Got a 5 W bump,...
11-04-21, 11:36 PM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 179,338
Posted By caloso

My son was hooked on Rocket League to the point...

My son was hooked on Rocket League to the point where it was affecting his grades, so we had to have a come to Jesus talk about his gaming.
11-04-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,595
Posted By caloso

Same. That's what we were doing for team rides...

Same. That's what we were doing for team rides in the pandemic.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,173
Posted By caloso

That must have been a while ago. Last time I was...

That must have been a while ago. Last time I was on Maui, the vans weren't allowed in to the NP itself, so they would would coast down from just below the NP entrance to Kula.
11-04-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,080
Posted By caloso

I am on Zwift and TrainerRoad. I've been very...

I am on Zwift and TrainerRoad. I've been very impressed with TR’s adaptive training. I was in the Beta and now it's finally available to all. Even though the display is pretty barebones, it is very...
11-04-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By caloso

I watched the first 10 minutes and last 10...

I watched the first 10 minutes and last 10 minutes.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,173
Posted By caloso

I'm not surprised you didn't see any riders at...

I'm not surprised you didn't see any riders at dawn. I certainly wouldn't want to ride up that road in the dark. (Gorgeous photo, by the way!)
Forum: Foo
11-02-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 755
Posted By caloso

I had a 2005 Audi A4 wagon with the same engine...

I had a 2005 Audi A4 wagon with the same engine and drive train. I loved that car, which was awesome right up to the moment when it wasn't. And yes, it failed around 150K miles. $7000 repair estimate...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,173
Posted By caloso

I hit 48 mph going down when I did it. It was on...

I hit 48 mph going down when I did it. It was on the lower part of the mountain on the Kula Highway with a big smooth shoulder. Looking at Strava, I was just coasting. That was on my own bike with...
11-02-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By caloso

I have some Specialized S-Works mtb shoes and...

I have some Specialized S-Works mtb shoes and they are as stiff as their road version.
11-02-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By caloso

Fluid trainers are intended to increase...

Fluid trainers are intended to increase resistance at higher revs, in order to mimic the aerodynamic effect of riding outside. ...
11-02-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,480
Posted By caloso

Good to hear. (I also think it's funny that they...

Good to hear. (I also think it's funny that they have to tell you it's limited to 1800w.)
11-02-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 877
Posted By caloso

I have a friend who would ride from Sacramento to...

I have a friend who would ride from Sacramento to his in-laws in Birds Landing, which is in the Delta a few miles west of Rio Vista. Very flat, but as you say the prevailing wind is from the SW, so...
11-01-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,657
Posted By caloso

Honestly, I donít even have speed on my computer...

Honestly, I donít even have speed on my computer main display. If itís a workout, I am looking at power numbers. If itís a race, there are so many factors that itís not even useful information. If...
11-01-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 16,681
Views: 1,072,379
Posted By caloso

Yep. Terun went 1-2. Mike Sayers, a coach on the...

Yep. Terun went 1-2. Mike Sayers, a coach on the USA national team and former pro, was 3rd. I think he won the P123 race the last time they ran this course in 2012.
10-30-21, 11:53 PM
Replies: 16,681
Views: 1,072,379
Posted By caloso

As it turns out, I felt great today. Didn’t...

As it turns out, I felt great today. Didn’t crash, despite sketchy juniors divebombing corners. Didn’t flat. And most importantly, never felt I was in difficulty. Maybe some of it was racing on...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,205
Posted By caloso

If the riders in front look like they know what...

If the riders in front look like they know what they're doing, I usually just pass with as wide a berth as possible, and say "good morning/afternoon/howdy/hola/privet/etc." on the way by with a big...
10-29-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,480
Posted By caloso

I have a dumb, wheel on trainer (Kinetic Road...

I have a dumb, wheel on trainer (Kinetic Road Machine). It transmits estimated power data via BT, which is pretty darn close to my Stages crank PM. You absolutely can get fitter on a dumb trainer,...
10-28-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16,681
Views: 1,072,379
Posted By caloso

True, I did finally hit race weight....

True, I did finally hit race weight....
10-28-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16,681
Views: 1,072,379
Posted By caloso

Signed up to do the open 123 race at the Into the...

Signed up to do the open 123 race at the Into the Lions Den crit at the Capitol on Saturday. Came down with a stomach bug the other night and still feeling pretty weak. It's a shame, because I feel...
10-28-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By caloso

That looks like the ticket!

That looks like the ticket!
10-28-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,252
Posted By caloso

Re riding v. running. My son and I did a clinic...

Re riding v. running. My son and I did a clinic with Cody Kaiser, who's famous for riding unrideable sections (go on youtube and put in "Cody rode it"), but he said you have to remember the purpose...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,173
Posted By caloso

I've done that climb a couple times, once on a...

I've done that climb a couple times, once on a rental and once on my own bike. The rental was a Roubaix from West Maui Cycle with a 50-36 compact double. I want to say 12-28 in the back. My own...
10-27-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,854
Posted By caloso

They owned it, apologized, and changed the sign....

They owned it, apologized, and changed the sign. Move along.
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