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03-26-24, 08:40 AM
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Posted By Hermes

160.4 this AM 8.5% body fat. This is a good...

160.4 this AM 8.5% body fat. This is a good weight for my next cycling event that is cycling in Corsica in July. It may drift up as I put on more muscle mass and that is okay with me.
08-07-23, 08:40 AM
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Posted By Hermes

It is all about goal, structure and context....

It is all about goal, structure and context. Masters 50+ races the 500 m time trial versus the 1000 m (kilo) time trial. I have raced both. A max effort kilo from a standing start pretty much...
08-07-23, 07:33 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

I did 16hrs this week and finally crossed the...

I did 16hrs this week and finally crossed the 100ctl threshold lol of course now it's rest week so it's already dropping but it was somewhat satisfying to get to that (and i'm not that trashed, which...
08-06-23, 10:57 PM
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Posted By Hermes

It looks like an attempted break so I will bridge...

It looks like an attempted break so I will bridge up and take a pull.

Tuesday - track 6 kilos
Thursday - track 6 kilos same workout as Tuesday
Saturday - 30/1min off intervals on smart trainer....
08-03-23, 01:09 PM
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Posted By GhostRider62

I keep my USA Cycling license but rarely race...

I keep my USA Cycling license but rarely race anymore, last Fall I decided on several goals including breaking an hour for 40km (ok, not so great but I;m 65 and do not have a purpose made TT bike). ...
08-03-23, 11:23 AM
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Posted By TMonk

ugh man those efforts are so hard... hits ya like...

ugh man those efforts are so hard... hits ya like a ton of bricks 20-30s in.

This weekend I head with wife and friends to Big Bear for el Tour de Big Bear grand fondo ride, last "event" of the...
08-02-23, 09:57 AM
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Posted By Hermes

furiousferret That is shocking. Heal up fast and...

furiousferret That is shocking. Heal up fast and so sorry to hear about your friend.
08-02-23, 07:10 AM
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Posted By TMonk

omg sorry to hear that furiousferret ! crazy

omg sorry to hear that furiousferret ! crazy
08-02-23, 05:02 AM
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Posted By himespau

Oh no. That's awful. Sorry to hear that.

Oh no. That's awful. Sorry to hear that.
07-26-23, 07:54 AM
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Posted By himespau

Oh how I miss all the hours I could get in with...

Oh how I miss all the hours I could get in with WFH in 2020. Especially that spring/summer. My kids were young enough that I could get them through their stuff in the morning while cramming as much...
07-24-23, 07:50 AM
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Posted By Hermes

164.2 - new low for me but no apparent change in...

164.2 - new low for me but no apparent change in muscle mass. Feel great.
07-11-23, 11:29 AM
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Posted By TMonk

Got through another M/T back-to-back VO2 max day,...

Got through another M/T back-to-back VO2 max day, like last week. Also, like last week, I suffered significantly more in the second half of my interval set on day 2. Power:RPE way down. Still though,...
07-10-23, 06:42 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

finished my block, did 2 vo2 workouts per week. I...

finished my block, did 2 vo2 workouts per week. I was down at my parents and did my Thurs 4x5 vo2 outside. It's a great area to ride but fairly flat, but found one of the few slightly uphill segments...
07-09-23, 09:53 PM
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Posted By Surfer3287

Weighed in 61.1kg; that means Iíve broken 135 for...

Weighed in 61.1kg; that means Iíve broken 135 for the first time since 2021. Completely lost the weight training gains since moving back to Korea last August.
07-08-23, 11:47 PM
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Posted By caloso

165.5 this morning. Lightest since before the...

165.5 this morning. Lightest since before the pandemic.
07-03-23, 09:51 PM
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Posted By Hermes

I have been doing a lot of training but not much...

I have been doing a lot of training but not much posting. I was in Mallorca Spain for 15 nights and rode every day - both flat routes and climbing. I came back and did a two back to back weeks of...
05-28-23, 06:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,586
Posted By TMonk

5/2027 JKC Memorial Hunte Parkway circuit race:...

5/2027 JKC Memorial Hunte Parkway circuit race: 1st / 11 in the 35+ age group, 3 / 26 overall.
...
04-26-23, 12:19 PM
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Posted By Hermes

My training has been attending weekly track...

My training has been attending weekly track sessions at Velo Sports Center. But yet another Tues/Thurs session this week. Mostly pursuit training focusing on drills to increase power and cadence as...
02-25-23, 01:55 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Valley of the Sun Stage Race report, Men’s 35+...

Valley of the Sun Stage Race report, Men’s 35+ field, 3/33 overall GC

3/17 – 3/19/2023
...
08-12-22, 07:29 PM
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Posted By TMonk

I'm only 15 years in, but cycling certainly...

I'm only 15 years in, but cycling certainly highlights how much a creature of routine that I am. Of course, there has been some strain in my personal relationships because of it. Additionally one...
08-11-22, 10:14 AM
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Posted By procrit

I haven't been over 40 CTL since I got the 'vid...

I haven't been over 40 CTL since I got the 'vid like 18 months ago. I had major recovery issues even 6-8 months post covid, and couldn't get over 30 CTL without feeling terrible. My HR was also way...
08-09-22, 09:38 PM
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Posted By himespau

hope it's just a sprain and you heal quickly.

hope it's just a sprain and you heal quickly.
08-09-22, 12:19 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Get better soon FF. And yikes, crazy story...

Get better soon FF. And yikes, crazy story himespau.

No clue where my fitness is rn. Still doing weekly track (except tonite) and I seem to have some good fitness in the longer races, where I...
08-09-22, 11:34 AM
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Posted By himespau

Feel better. And take it easy with chest pains...

Feel better. And take it easy with chest pains on the bike. I just found out that a guy I used to ride on Zwift with sometimes a year or so back died in the middle of a Zwift race last week. ...
08-09-22, 11:06 AM
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Posted By burnthesheep

Doing pre-cross buildup. 3 weeks in a row of...

Doing pre-cross buildup. 3 weeks in a row of solid KJ's. Last week was likely an all time record in a week for KJ's. Yesterday at work I had to make sure I was alive from the Garmin watch resting...
08-09-22, 10:48 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Sorry to hear that. Feel better fast.

Sorry to hear that. Feel better fast.
08-04-22, 03:54 PM
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Posted By Radish_legs

Video Reenactment, because you know, when your...

Video Reenactment, because you know, when your gorpro doesn't work, that sucks.

https://youtu.be/-VKFjMvRlWE
08-03-22, 06:06 AM
Replies: 84
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Posted By Radish_legs

3/4 Crit yesterday 2 young fast favorites...

3/4 Crit yesterday
2 young fast favorites attacked. Another young fast guy attacked and was bridging. I bridged up to the bridging guy (only one who made it). And we started working together to get...
08-02-22, 10:19 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By UmneyDurak

San Rafael E3/4. Start field was 100, although...

San Rafael E3/4. Start field was 100, although it's same like 10 people at the front. I got a good start on front row. Local club Alto Velo brought in a full squad and were active at the front,...
07-21-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7,120
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Posted By ridethecliche

I think some of it is related to the fact that a...

I think some of it is related to the fact that a big chunk of America got on bikes with their family over the pandemic.
07-21-22, 09:50 AM
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Posted By TMonk

Week three of off-season mode, more...

Week three of off-season mode, more hiking/jogging and strength work, starting to get reduced DOMS from that which bodes well for my backpack trip. Overall reduced TSS.

Gave it a couple go's in...
07-20-22, 02:27 PM
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Posted By big john

I've been riding in the L.A. area for nearly 40...

I've been riding in the L.A. area for nearly 40 years, but mostly in the suburbs and outlying areas. This is car central but it seems to me drivers are a lot more accommodating to us than they were,...
07-20-22, 12:24 PM
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Posted By burnthesheep

I'm not sure what, but for a true step change I...

I'm not sure what, but for a true step change I guess it's a different development pipeline needed. Total random guess that the US pipeline is both smaller and just different.

I feel like a blind...
07-20-22, 09:33 AM
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Posted By Hermes

In Newport Beach for a couple of days training at...

In Newport Beach for a couple of days training at the indoor track.
07-18-22, 08:32 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

we got back from our CA vacation on Tuesday night...

we got back from our CA vacation on Tuesday night so this past week I've just been doing z2 to ease back into things. Here's my HR trend for the exact same 2hr z2 workout done in erg mode: 142, 135,...
07-18-22, 05:57 AM
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Posted By topflightpro

This past week was the first time since getting...

This past week was the first time since getting COVID that I completed all of my planned workouts.

They weren't all great, but I was at least able to do all of them. So, that is nice.
06-30-22, 01:56 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Talent! I've attended zoom talks while riding but...

Talent! I've attended zoom talks while riding but never worked on anything that requires active attention.
06-24-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By Hermes

SCNCA District Team Time Trial State...

SCNCA District Team Time Trial State Championship:
Two Rider Mixed Open Division: 1/1
Course: 23.5 mile rectangular course with 50% smooth pavement and the other rough with some ruts. The final...
06-16-22, 07:34 AM
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Posted By burnthesheep

Yeah, the other issue is the road group ride I've...

Yeah, the other issue is the road group ride I've mentioned many times is a long drive out of town for me. Then nobody stays after to chill for a bit. So I've driven 40min each way to hammer for...
06-15-22, 09:16 AM
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Posted By Hermes

We did a fun workout at VSC on Sunday during...

We did a fun workout at VSC on Sunday during Madison training with our coach. Every Sunday, there is Madison training/practice instruction with our coach. Since we are training for the state TTT...
06-15-22, 07:21 AM
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Posted By himespau

I have to get back into a properly scheduled...

I have to get back into a properly scheduled training program. 2-3 Zwift races and 3-4 Z2 days with one day off a week and pretending it's an effective training strategy because I'm working on the...
06-14-22, 10:09 AM
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Posted By TMonk

Good Q. You gotta figure though with an effort...

Good Q. You gotta figure though with an effort that long, the rider had to have figured out that the displayed w/kg was in no way real or possible. Similar to your situation. So maybe the...
06-14-22, 09:44 AM
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Posted By himespau

Saturday, I did one race and hopped directly into...

Saturday, I did one race and hopped directly into another. Didn't feel like there was enough resistance so I started to do a spindown calibration in the pens. Realized that there was 55 seconds to...
06-14-22, 09:27 AM
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Posted By TMonk

also im calling foul on that 7 minute FF reverse....

also im calling foul on that 7 minute FF reverse. My 9:39 was full aero at 4.6 w/kg
06-13-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By TMonk

Oh thanks haha. I heard lots of "go David!"'s...

Oh thanks haha. I heard lots of "go David!"'s but that's somewhat to be expected given that its local and a lot of the community knows me.

My race was the 35+/40+ combined, and it was a bit of a...
06-13-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,829
Posted By TMonk

45+ is a super deep field in SCNCA. I think...

45+ is a super deep field in SCNCA. I think there is more talent and power than 35+.
06-07-22, 11:22 AM
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Posted By TMonk

FF I have once or twice, but its been a while. ...

FF I have once or twice, but its been a while. From what I remember, Rosena is a good comparison. Maybe slightly less windy. It's big ring all the way so I'd take the aero bike.
06-07-22, 09:47 AM
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Posted By Hermes

My wife and I are doing the two person, mixed,...

My wife and I are doing the two person, mixed, open TTT next weekend. The weather forecast looks better/more normal.
06-07-22, 09:22 AM
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Posted By TMonk

Yeah I do not envy those racing the ITT this...

Yeah I do not envy those racing the ITT this weekend. I'm not going simply because its too much logistical hassle right now with our schedule at home. I am planning on the TTT next weekend. ...
06-07-22, 09:01 AM
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Posted By Hermes

I was planning on doing the state TT this weekend...

I was planning on doing the state TT this weekend but the temps and wind on the course look excessive - 102 degree (projected record heat and not on the course per se) and 25-35 mph winds. 3 hour...
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