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07-12-21, 05:51 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I'll actually be doing the wafer (I downgraded a...

I'll actually be doing the wafer (I downgraded a few weeks ago) in a grey CAADX, I should have an Orange Dons kit one. More than likely I'm going to do it. You somewhat talked me into it!
07-07-21, 09:15 AM
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Posted By himespau

So I was wearing this t shirt (well, sort of,...

So I was wearing this t shirt (well, sort of, mine's a different color) to physical therapy today, and the receptionist told me that she might have to steal my shirt. I was about ready to come back...
07-05-21, 07:42 PM
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Posted By burnthesheep

I told Trainingpeaks to shutup. Wife and kids...

I told Trainingpeaks to shutup. Wife and kids out of town I made best effort at most useful volume in a week I could do. So no 10 hour 100 watt days. Kept it Z2 and such. So lots of 90min to...
07-05-21, 07:42 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Saturday 3xTorrey Pines threshold power climbing...

Saturday 3xTorrey Pines threshold power climbing efforts with the last one 16 watts higher than the first. Sunday, 4th, was a 2 hour a coffee ride along the coast.

The June gloom continues to...
06-23-21, 11:28 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Thanks for pointing that out. I tried and...

Thanks for pointing that out.

I tried and like it.
06-21-21, 05:07 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Lucky me. I scheduled a colonoscopy for Friday....

Lucky me. I scheduled a colonoscopy for Friday. This is my third one. I am going to upgrade myself to a Cat 1 for colonoscopy.:D
06-21-21, 08:14 AM
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Posted By TMonk

Double Z race morning, just finished the first...

Double Z race morning, just finished the first one, have about 10 total min of cooldown before the second.

12 laps crit city A race - 3rd/9 starters, although more like second...

Some dude rode...
06-21-21, 02:54 AM
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Posted By Yep

That's a hard day. Nice one.

That's a hard day. Nice one.
06-20-21, 06:11 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Saturday - 2x20 km TTT with wife. She pulled the...

Saturday - 2x20 km TTT with wife. She pulled the first one and I pulled the second one. Legs felt good.

Sunday - 2 hour endurance ride along the coast most high z2 low z3 with some sweet spot....
06-11-21, 08:36 AM
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Posted By burnthesheep

Another cancelled WNW due to storms. But,...

Another cancelled WNW due to storms.

But, sub-50 Alpe time on Zwift! I trust the RPE and power from the Kickr based on power I'm making outdoors so it was 277w for 48min and a few seconds.
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05-24-21, 05:30 PM
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Posted By Doge

I expect trail runners could beat this, but the...

I expect trail runners could beat this, but the fun part was they were cyclists.

Junior flew to SoCal Friday climb Mt Baldy (A well know SoCal mountain furiousferret ) fast with his LUX alum...
05-23-21, 01:52 PM
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Posted By burnthesheep

Win! Can't find a good side pic yet of...

Win!

Can't find a good side pic yet of riding on course, but had a good regional TT champ day. I won 4/5 and time was good for 8th fastest overall. A couple masters and a couple 1/2 guys really...
05-21-21, 09:20 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

You're overvaluing high end work imo. You should...

You're overvaluing high end work imo. You should probably at least for the next few weeks only have 2 days over zone 2; if those end up being group rides so be it and if you need more intensity that...
05-20-21, 04:57 PM
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Posted By Doge

He was. I was the large guy walking around in...

He was. I was the large guy walking around in the red flannel lumberjack shirt with a video camera. Too busy this week working to edit the video.
When juniors the LUX kids would do a team thing...
05-20-21, 01:55 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Tied a 20' PR on Tuesday at Fiesta, 325w. This is...

Tied a 20' PR on Tuesday at Fiesta, 325w. This is the last time I will test until nearly 6 months from now when I want to establish a fitness baseline and monitor my progress through base training...
05-17-21, 11:01 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Nice job wktmeow . I assume that was the elite...

Nice job wktmeow . I assume that was the elite 1/2. I would assume the vaccine was at best neutral and probably a downside. Pretty fast crit solid riding.
05-17-21, 09:06 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Didn't watch the whole thing but you were smooth...

Didn't watch the whole thing but you were smooth out there. A 29.4 average is crazy fast.
05-11-21, 09:18 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Set all kinds of PRs at Worlds, mainly because I...

Set all kinds of PRs at Worlds, mainly because I was able to stay with the group on the downhill. I suppose all that practice on the corners helped because I set my 2 fastest descents out of 350...
05-08-21, 01:54 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

So I tested today and I did almost exactly the...

So I tested today and I did almost exactly the same numbers as 2 years ago. A hair under 4.7 w/kg and still a few watts under 300. Vegan Cyclist did our local hammerfest today, and at first I was...
05-07-21, 11:47 AM
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Posted By TMonk

wktmeow you were riding good and I saw you at the...

wktmeow you were riding good and I saw you at the front often! It's nice to see you getting back in the groove, even if you are wearing a different jersey now :)
05-06-21, 05:41 PM
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Posted By Doge

I don't think I have the sharpening thing figured...

I don't think I have the sharpening thing figured out. I might get some DMT steels or stones. My expectations are high and I like them a lot sharper than needed.
From a slicing session:...
05-05-21, 11:19 AM
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Posted By gsteinb

I’m a food snob and a vegetarian. While I...

I’m a food snob and a vegetarian. While I typically avoid the fake meats I have had some awesome dishes with it. Like most food, prep and knowing what to do with it is what matters most.
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, 09:38 AM
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Posted By Flatballer

Yeah, give the sausages a try and see what you...

Yeah, give the sausages a try and see what you think. I can't remember if we tried the ground one or not. I've heard you need so spice the absolute heck out of it to make the plain stuff good.

And...
05-05-21, 09:20 AM
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Posted By Hermes

I got the plain ground meat equivalent and cooked...

I got the plain ground meat equivalent and cooked it on the grill. I saw the bratwursts and sausages but chose the other. Maybe I have to try the other choices. What would be interesting is to get...
05-05-21, 09:04 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Last night I tried some Beyond Meat. The reason...

Last night I tried some Beyond Meat. The reason is that I want to reduce the amount of meat I each each week (less environmental impact) and increase variety. I am allergic to seafood so I am stuck...
04-24-21, 12:24 PM
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Posted By Yep

Went out to do a hard effort on a 15-20 minute...

Went out to do a hard effort on a 15-20 minute climb today and instead went for a 7 minute one with some other stuff thrown in. Did 393w (shooting for 400w). I'm 72ish kg, and it was a power PR, so...
04-21-21, 08:27 AM
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Posted By TMonk

A bit of a frustrating start to the morning...

A bit of a frustrating start to the morning training-wise. Was planning on riding the Tour of Watopia (Zwift) Stage on the Mountain 8 route, but had problems logging into Zwift. Turns out its not a...
04-20-21, 02:18 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Hit a 320w 20 min this morning. 4.87 w/kg @ 145...

Hit a 320w 20 min this morning. 4.87 w/kg @ 145 lbs. 5 watts off a PB. I would have liked a few more watts, but I almost puked as soon as I stopped pedaling so I can't say that I'm unsatisfied with...
04-16-21, 02:27 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I felt like my arms were going to fall off during...

I felt like my arms were going to fall off during my last vo2 workout. Don't even get me started about my legs...
04-16-21, 12:00 PM
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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.
04-07-21, 03:42 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Yesterday, Tuesday morning Fiesta ride, my fav...

Yesterday, Tuesday morning Fiesta ride, my fav ride in the county. Briefly, a paceline ride with local racers, but periodically a local coach tortures us by gassing it on an ebike to 30+ for a while....
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...
03-30-21, 05:27 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

When I train it, vo2 is by far the strongest part...

When I train it, vo2 is by far the strongest part of my power curve. I just prefer the mild nut tap that is an ftp workout to the full on kick in the groin that is vo2.
03-30-21, 02:03 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I am enjoying vo2. I mean I hate it while I'm...

I am enjoying vo2. I mean I hate it while I'm doing it, but I am happy I did it after completing a workout.
03-28-21, 02:55 PM
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Posted By Hermes

100 miles on Zwift aka, the trainer, is badass.

100 miles on Zwift aka, the trainer, is badass.
03-28-21, 11:26 AM
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Posted By TMonk

"PRL Full" on Zwift. First 100 mi indoor ride...

"PRL Full" on Zwift. First 100 mi indoor ride (nearly 6 hrs) on Zwift. 11 laps completed for the longest route badge on Zwift. I had a few other riders in my private meetup and we chatted on discord...
03-26-21, 10:52 AM
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Posted By Doge

I thought the "true audiophile" spend point was...

I thought the "true audiophile" spend point was when it was more costly than the bikes. Toss in travel and I'm not there yet. The group is mixed. Most have $10K-$20K invested and a few buy houses...
03-26-21, 09:34 AM
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Posted By TMonk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_urvud-Oi0 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_urvud-Oi0

Also sampled by The Fugees (w/ Lauryn Hill), in "Zealots", I think.
03-20-21, 11:17 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Today was like Groundhog Day. I got up and it...

Today was like Groundhog Day. I got up and it was wet outside and did not see my shadow so opted for the trainer.
03-20-21, 09:00 AM
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Posted By Hermes

My wife thinks her second Moderna shot made her...

My wife thinks her second Moderna shot made her faster and wants another booster.:p
03-14-21, 06:13 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

Another 3.5hrs on the trainer today to wrap up...

Another 3.5hrs on the trainer today to wrap up this block. Itís mentally exhausting being on the trainer and I could have done better with fueling/hydration because both days Iíve had quite a bit of...
03-13-21, 09:25 AM
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Posted By burnthesheep

Better picture from today's true inaugural ride. ...

Better picture from today's true inaugural ride.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51031747023_1a8994831e_k.jpg
03-12-21, 07:08 AM
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Posted By burnthesheep

Daylight pics later.... My carbon repaired...

Daylight pics later....

My carbon repaired 2008 Felt DA has her bones now hanging on a rack in the shed. I shed a tear, but it was time. She developed a crack in the seat tube and seat tube...
02-18-21, 03:36 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I have heard stories of older Quarqs. Have to say...

I have heard stories of older Quarqs. Have to say dFour has been completely bombproof. And half the time its calibration number is 69. There are no drawbacks!
02-12-21, 10:37 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

man i HATE over threshy on the trainer, just...

man i HATE over threshy on the trainer, just feels too weird. good on you.
02-01-21, 10:47 AM
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Posted By Hermes

We drove to Oceanside to ride the Camp Pendleton...

We drove to Oceanside to ride the Camp Pendleton / San Clemente route. This route is an ideal flat to rolling 36 mile time trial course with minimum stops. We get to the north gate of the camp and...
01-30-21, 05:47 PM
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Posted By Hermes

2 hour endurance ride along the coast today. ...

2 hour endurance ride along the coast today. Magnificent January weather that was cool and sunny with typical winds. Today, it seemed like someone hooked up a canister of pure oxygen and fed it...
01-29-21, 02:18 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Off day today. Tomorrow, a few friends and I are...

Off day today. Tomorrow, a few friends and I are doing a re-con ride on the London PRL half using Zwift meetups and discord. Our plan is to open it up to a much larger (private) group in a month or...
01-26-21, 11:16 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

He's the ECCC head honcho for collegiate and we...

He's the ECCC head honcho for collegiate and we have a couple of friends in common. I've talked to him on instagram a few times and he seems like a totally stand up guy. His instagram Q&A's are very...
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