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07-20-21, 03:04 PM
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Posted By cmh

You both hit on the issue - you only come out...

You both hit on the issue - you only come out with cash by moving to a less expensive location or a significantly smaller size home. Without that, increasing property values make us feel weathly,...
07-19-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,554
Posted By cmh

Hammer Crit in Portland on Saturday, 0.7 mile,...

Hammer Crit in Portland on Saturday, 0.7 mile, wide roads, non-technical 3 corner course.

Masters 35+, Cat 123 race, 45 min - We had 8 guys of ~40 in the field, so we should have won ... but our...
07-16-21, 12:40 PM
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Posted By cmh

Heal quickly FF.

Heal quickly FF.
07-16-21, 12:38 PM
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Views: 5,554
Posted By cmh

Local raceway circuit race Tuesday (PIR), P123,...

Local raceway circuit race Tuesday (PIR), P123, 20 laps (~38 miles), 15th place of ~70 starters. We had a couple ex world tour riders plus a pretty big field of most of the local fast guys so I knew...
07-14-21, 02:55 PM
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Posted By cmh

I'm into the time of year when my training status...

I'm into the time of year when my training status decays due to racing and other summer activities. For example, this week I race Tues and Saturday. I would add a hard training ride today...
07-14-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,142
Posted By cmh

I had my annual physical last week and my Dr....

I had my annual physical last week and my Dr. ordered in EKG because my HR was 40bpm (this was via the SPO2 meter sitting up, it as 38bpm on the EKG when I was lying down), as compared to near 50bpm...
07-08-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,554
Posted By cmh

The fun thing is the race usually has a good...

The fun thing is the race usually has a good crowd watching and cheering, so a great vibe. The crowd is mostly family, friends and racers in other categories but many folks bring a picnic out and...
07-08-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,554
Posted By cmh

Last race of the Mt. Tabor series. Small field...

Last race of the Mt. Tabor series. Small field this week in 50+ that started really slow for the first lap and a half - nobody wanted to work. So I attacked, and got away with 5 others. Two of us...
07-07-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 872
Posted By cmh

My understanding from chit-chat with other racers...

My understanding from chit-chat with other racers and promoters is that the races at PIR (Portland International Raceway) are relatively inexpensive to put on. You do have to pay track fees, but no...
07-05-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 872
Posted By cmh

CliffordK you should get out and do this race. ...

CliffordK you should get out and do this race. You are right, the course is very not technical and is very wide. It does seem to be a pretty safe race, but crashes do occur sometimes. Being flat...
07-01-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,554
Posted By cmh

Race 5 of the same Wednesday series of my earlier...

Race 5 of the same Wednesday series of my earlier reports. 50+, small field (15-20 riders). I was beat in the finish by two riders last week that were both in this race. Last week's winner beat me by...
06-24-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,554
Posted By cmh

Race 4 of the Wednesday 50+ Mt. Tabor races - 3rd...

Race 4 of the Wednesday 50+ Mt. Tabor races - 3rd place. The field was smaller this week with several stronger riders skipping it to do a stage race this weekend, so I favored my chances for a 2nd...
06-21-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,389
Posted By cmh

My 17 yr old son did his first crit (Cat 4/5...

My 17 yr old son did his first crit (Cat 4/5 combined) last weekend. I warned him of the initial surge and told him if he is struggling, he should just focus on hanging on for one more lap. He said...
06-21-21, 10:43 AM
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Views: 395,341
Posted By cmh

Hope all the dads out there had a great father's...

Hope all the dads out there had a great father's day, and great father's day weekend. I sure did. I raced Saturday morning, along with my 17 yr old son, then did some kayaking and stand-up...
06-21-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,554
Posted By cmh

Red Criterium, 50+ (but field was combined with...

Red Criterium, 50+ (but field was combined with 35+ and 60+), 40 min, very non-technical course. Great race for my team, ok for me. I had a teammate that got away in an early break of 4 and stayed...
06-21-21, 09:27 AM
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Posted By cmh

Good luck hubcyclist. If you return the bike for...

Good luck hubcyclist. If you return the bike for a different mtb, then your wife gets the message that she bought you something you really want, just didn't quite get the right fit. Just make sure...
06-17-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,554
Posted By cmh

Race three, 50+, in the same series was really...

Race three, 50+, in the same series was really hard off the line forming a break of 6 on lap one. This race I had a teammate who also made the front group of 6. He attacked with a lap to go...
06-10-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,554
Posted By cmh

2nd week of the same short circuit race I won...

2nd week of the same short circuit race I won last week (It is a 6 week series) - 2nd place this week. The race played out similarly, but was a little easier pace, which played out well for the...
06-09-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By cmh

A cyclist friend of mine did a couple run v bike...

A cyclist friend of mine did a couple run v bike tests with a friend of his and found the tipping point to favor a similarly fit runner on a climb is quite high. Maybe 20% grade or more. I have...
06-03-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,554
Posted By cmh

I won my first race of the season! It was a...

I won my first race of the season! It was a short circuit race, 50+, 5 laps 1.3 miles each with a 136' hill and the start/finish line half way up. ~20 starters. 1 team had 3 strong riders and they...
06-01-21, 08:52 AM
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Posted By cmh

Did a super fun group race simulation ride...

Did a super fun group race simulation ride Sunday, followed by 2 1/2 hours averaging Z2, but with some hard efforts up hills feeling great. This was sandwiched between two leisurely paddles in the...
06-01-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,142
Posted By cmh

Holding at a morning weight of 167 (6'1" height),...

Holding at a morning weight of 167 (6'1" height), about 3 lbs lower than I have been for the last 5 years. I'm quite sure I'm not down to levels where I'm sacrificing any power, and not in single...
05-25-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 395,341
Posted By cmh

Me too on the rim brakes. Going to latex tubes...

Me too on the rim brakes. Going to latex tubes is a jump into the future. Or is it a jump into the past? Latex tubes were the standard in tubies way back when. Maybe they still are.
05-24-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 16,539
Views: 1,012,877
Posted By cmh

I've been doing our group race-like ride the 3 of...

I've been doing our group race-like ride the 3 of the last 4 Sundays and having a blast. I've been able to stay with the front group and each week join into more of the attacks and sometimes breaks....
05-20-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By cmh

That's a lot of info in that post, so I'll just...

That's a lot of info in that post, so I'll just focus on 1 line: "Training Peaks tells me my current fitness is trending up at 43, fatigue is trending up at 93 and form is trending down at -65." ...
05-17-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16,539
Views: 1,012,877
Posted By cmh

Happy birthday Hermes!

Happy birthday Hermes!
05-12-21, 09:52 AM
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Posted By cmh

5x1' intervals last night. Numbers were up a bit...

5x1' intervals last night. Numbers were up a bit from this workout last week. I also recovered well and felt good for 1.5 hours of high Z2 after the 1' intervals. Progress.
05-05-21, 09:56 AM
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Posted By cmh

My son is a vegan and his top choice is Beyond...

My son is a vegan and his top choice is Beyond Meat bratwurst for sausages, and Impossible Burgers for a burger substitute. I've tried many of them and in my opinion the options that don't try as...
05-05-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16,539
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Posted By cmh

Did my first 'worlds' ride in over a year Sunday...

Did my first 'worlds' ride in over a year Sunday and had a blast. I stayed near the back and didn't work much for most of the ride, but moved up for the three end of lap sprints. Next time I'll...
04-24-21, 01:59 PM
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Posted By cmh

Pretty tired yesterday but still got in a few 15...

Pretty tired yesterday but still got in a few 15 min sweet spot efforts in a 2 hr, mostly endurance paced ride. I was just about ready for rest a week ago, but I put in another hard week to push my...
04-23-21, 08:20 AM
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Posted By cmh

Good luck Enthalpic.

Good luck Enthalpic.
04-21-21, 09:08 AM
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Posted By cmh

2 hrs endurance pace yesterday with a 20 second...

2 hrs endurance pace yesterday with a 20 second sprint roughly every 10 minutes. The bad news is my sprint power is not what it was several years ago. The good news is my sprint power didn't...
04-16-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16,539
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Posted By cmh

4 minutes at 130% is PR territory for me so if I...

4 minutes at 130% is PR territory for me so if I started with that I wouldn't hit that on the next 3. Great you did that first interval and didn't feel like it was max.
04-16-21, 11:05 AM
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Posted By cmh

6 intervals at 4' - 6' at 108% yesterday. Hit...

6 intervals at 4' - 6' at 108% yesterday. Hit target on the first 5, then did the last 5 min effort at 112%. The 4' to 6' range is because these are hills on a route that range from 4 to 6 minutes...
04-14-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16,539
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Posted By cmh

Last night was a quick workout with 3x 2'...

Last night was a quick workout with 3x 2' efforts, 3x1' efforts and 3x20" sprints. It was one of those nights where I felt strong and thought I was really nailing every interval, but my meter told...
04-04-21, 07:51 AM
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Posted By cmh

Glad you are ok FF. Looks like a beautiful place...

Glad you are ok FF. Looks like a beautiful place to ride.
04-03-21, 02:48 PM
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Posted By cmh

Hit a 20' PR today that has been a goal for...

Hit a 20' PR today that has been a goal for several years. First time ever at 4.2W/kg for 20 minutes*. I'm stoked! Now its time to turn my focus to shorter durations.

*my real goal is a...
03-22-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 395,341
Posted By cmh

My wife and I do a fair amount of bird watching. ...

My wife and I do a fair amount of bird watching. Great for getting out on a day off the bike. If you are ever in the PNW, we can show you around some good spots. They may not compare to what you...
03-20-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,861
Posted By cmh

If your math is correct, than this means aero has...

If your math is correct, than this means aero has quite a significant advantage. I'm a middling sprinter (ok when I was cat 3, not at the front of real cat 1/2 sprints). Giving it a bit of thought...
03-19-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,861
Posted By cmh

I would still race if there was some definition...

I would still race if there was some definition of a standard bike that I needed to buy, but I wouldn't ever be in favor of it. It would be way more trouble than it is worth. Everyone would need...
03-17-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 395,341
Posted By cmh

I eat seafood pretty regularly and use iodized...

I eat seafood pretty regularly and use iodized salt, so I'd be surprised if it is low iodine. But thanks for the suggestion.

To be clear, I'm talking about feeling slightly cold, as in I need to...
03-15-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 395,341
Posted By cmh

Yep - I initially intended to buy used, but got a...

Yep - I initially intended to buy used, but got a new one because the price difference to a lightly used Tacoma was next to nothing. I plan to drive it for 10+ years as I have all my vehicles, and...
03-15-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6,384
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Posted By cmh

Prior to the Sienna, my (now) ex-wife and I had a...

Prior to the Sienna, my (now) ex-wife and I had a Subaru Legacy wagon, I think a '93, that we drove for 200k with almost no issues at all. I had a friend with the same car and the same experience. ...
03-04-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 395,341
Posted By cmh

to paper boy up a hill isn't to sway your bars...

to paper boy up a hill isn't to sway your bars from side to side, it is to weave back and forth across the road in an 'S' to reduce the angle of the slope you are riding up at any given time.
02-23-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16,539
Views: 1,012,877
Posted By cmh

Thanks for the suggestions - I'll check these...

Thanks for the suggestions - I'll check these out. I'm mostly using duolingo to learn (as well as practicing with my wife who is fluent in Spanish).
02-22-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 16,539
Views: 1,012,877
Posted By cmh

I usually go Spanish audio, English subtitles,...

I usually go Spanish audio, English subtitles, but I really should try going Spanish subtitles too. I think I'm ready for it if I watch an easy show to follow. Dora the Explorer maybe :)?
02-22-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16,539
Views: 1,012,877
Posted By cmh

I've had delayed onset muscle soreness my whole...

I've had delayed onset muscle soreness my whole life from any variety of workouts - cycling, basketball, weight lifting, running, hiking. This has been since at least high school and I just think it...
02-21-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16,539
Views: 1,012,877
Posted By cmh

I agree the big meal and excess snacking once a...

I agree the big meal and excess snacking once a week isn't helping FF, but I don't think you are gaining 2lbs of fat in that one day. That is like 7000 calories of excess intake, or 64 kitkats (fun...
02-19-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 26,664
Posted By cmh

I'm going to start a punk band called East Coast...

I'm going to start a punk band called East Coast Watts

I am impressed that this thread hit 6 pages.
02-15-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 395,341
Posted By cmh

Since you can't see your own red helmet, but your...

Since you can't see your own red helmet, but your competitors can, you would think the red helmet might backfire. But digging into the article (all the way to the 2nd paragraph instead of just...
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