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03-27-24, 05:12 PM
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Posted By Radish_legs

2024 Race Results Thread

The 2nd Tuesday Night Crit went off last night in the Dallas, TX area. I raced Masters, B (Cat 3-4), and A (cat 1-3). In that order. Coming off an injury very little riding in the past month. Happy...
03-26-24, 06:32 PM
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Posted By TMonk

from this morning's (virtual) TT on "Triple Flat...

from this morning's (virtual) TT on "Triple Flat Loops". Was super low energy last night for some reason so I felt tentative about going hard today. Aimed for a reasonable target and ended up...
03-26-24, 11:25 AM
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Posted By procrit

Today I was rewarded with breaking my all time 5'...

Today I was rewarded with breaking my all time 5' power record and making the 400w club, with gas left in the tank. If I could only get my 20' power to that level...
03-24-24, 07:28 PM
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Posted By 808HIcycler

Did my first Crit last night and set double digit...

Did my first Crit last night and set double digit power PR's for 20/30/40-minute time frames. Haven't been able to ride much lately due to work, but can't complain about finishing 7/24. Almost got to...
03-24-24, 12:46 PM
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Posted By himespau

I keep shooting for the trispoke wheels (even if...

I keep shooting for the trispoke wheels (even if they're not as good as aero or light as the best disk wheels I already have), but keep coming up short.

After a Big Spin warmup (Greater London...
03-22-24, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Track workout last night at VSC. Ended up doing...

Track workout last night at VSC. Ended up doing 5 kilos. Still riding the sprint bars - no pursuit bars.
...
03-20-24, 10:40 AM
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Posted By TMonk

Nice ride out there today. Tightened the brakes...

Nice ride out there today. Tightened the brakes on my TT rig which helped a lot in getting down to the island. I think the pad compound is super soft - gotta switch back to Reynold blue.

Ran...
03-15-24, 09:34 PM
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Posted By Radish_legs

First crit is this Tuesday.

First crit is this Tuesday.
03-13-24, 10:33 AM
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Posted By procrit

50' of O/U 2' @ 360w, 8' @ 290w, back to back to...

50' of O/U 2' @ 360w, 8' @ 290w, back to back to back, with another hour of endurance.

My 20/30/60/90 min power are all at record levels over the last two weeks, though I'm still seeing lower HR...
03-11-24, 03:34 PM
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Posted By Hermes

I did the Zwift Big Spin 2024 (34km) this...

I did the Zwift Big Spin 2024 (34km) this morning. Although, not branded as a race, it was a race. There are 4 Big Spins and I am signed up for all of them. And one can win prizes. I won a Zwift...
03-05-24, 11:51 AM
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Posted By procrit

Yep, the race started with a climb almost right...

Yep, the race started with a climb almost right out of the gate. We broke a lot of people within minutes... Looking back, I should've just saved my legs for the climbs and never tried to bridge. This...
03-01-24, 12:11 AM
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Posted By Spesh

We have a 2 1/2 year old. My plan was to do some...

We have a 2 1/2 year old. My plan was to do some small local stuff this summer. Turns out we're having twins. I'm moving to Knoxville. No idea what I'll do, but I'll keep getting faster.
02-28-24, 03:12 PM
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Posted By procrit

I ended up traveling the last two days and I...

I ended up traveling the last two days and I decided to go with 8' intervals vs 15' due to having a little fatigue from all the driving and flying and didn't create any issues with recovery. Legs...
02-26-24, 08:54 AM
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Posted By procrit

Saturday 2 1/2 hours of MTB with lots of shorter...

Saturday 2 1/2 hours of MTB with lots of shorter punchy efforts, picked up some PR's and a top 10 along the way.
Sunday 3 hours on the road with 2x45' @ tempo, plus another 90 mins of MTB with the...
02-25-24, 04:16 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Looks like things are looking up for my legs! ...

Looks like things are looking up for my legs! MIL visiting all week, which is awesome for me and Liz since we got more time to ourselves. So I'll most likely be able to get a couple of long rides...
02-22-24, 10:23 AM
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Posted By procrit

3x15' @ 320-340w over a 2 hour workout, and felt...

3x15' @ 320-340w over a 2 hour workout, and felt like I had another 1 or 2 left in me. My legs actually felt a little weak to be honest, but I was able to repeat those efforts without any issues. ...
02-22-24, 10:03 AM
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Posted By procrit

Nice find. I'm now taking anywhere from...

Nice find. I'm now taking anywhere from 150-300mg, so below the RDA max. I tried 500-600mg a couple of times but had to back down a little for reasons you mentioned.
02-18-24, 02:59 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Body weight is back up a couple lbs, but for all...

Body weight is back up a couple lbs, but for all the right reasons. I resumed strength work last week and I already feel a little more muscular and swollen. Things are happening in there, legs core...
02-16-24, 11:37 AM
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Posted By TMonk

Ha, I was using the term "constitution" loosely,...

Ha, I was using the term "constitution" loosely, hence my use of the quotes. Now that you mention it, I do recall that being used in reference to bowel movements, rather than general well-being. I...
02-15-24, 09:48 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Velo Sports Center is Siberian pine wood and...

Velo Sports Center is Siberian pine wood and slippery. Normally, the pole lane is for fast efforts and the relief line for slower riding. In my case, I timed the effort and speed such that the blue...
02-15-24, 11:40 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Tuesday, I did a leg strength session at the gym...

Tuesday, I did a leg strength session at the gym and then rode the track for the first time since September of last year. Well, I rode on the blue band at Velo Sports Center and threw in some laps...
02-13-24, 09:38 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Won a Z race, Neokyo Crit mass...

Won a Z race, Neokyo Crit mass start/uncategorized, 1st/50

Was real dynamic after the front group formed early on. Lots of attacks and regroups. A couple guys stayed OTF for nearly half the race,...
02-05-24, 08:38 AM
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Posted By procrit

4 1/2 hr solo ride yesterday, mixed in some long...

4 1/2 hr solo ride yesterday, mixed in some long tempo intervals and finished off with an 8' FTP effort plus a short sprint that took a 4 yr old Strava KOM. Super fun ride, I felt great the entire...
02-04-24, 11:33 AM
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Posted By himespau

Don't have any x-rays (most of my stuff is MRI...

Don't have any x-rays (most of my stuff is MRI and I don't have access to those other than a DVD they gave me of my first one that requires specialized software that I don't have to open), but but I...
02-04-24, 06:41 AM
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Posted By himespau

Yesterday, I was 4 days post-op. I may have taken...

Yesterday, I was 4 days post-op. I may have taken a few liberties with the "walk if not limited by pain" post op instruction. Wanted to make sure I wasn't going to lose any range of motion in my knee...
02-03-24, 02:05 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Snuck out for 3.25 hrs outside today, longest...

Snuck out for 3.25 hrs outside today, longest ride since the hernia procedure on 1/9. Goal was to bookend some solo riding around a local hammer ride, keep it mostly under control, and then see how...
01-28-24, 08:34 AM
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Posted By himespau

Yeah, with long scars running from my high ankle...

Yeah, with long scars running from my high ankle to mid thigh and the lumps, depressions, and bulges that come from missing the top half of my fibula from the first time I had the tumor), pretty...
01-27-24, 06:52 PM
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Posted By himespau

Could be. My second surgery, he tried using the...

Could be. My second surgery, he tried using the scar from the first surgery as an incision point and some of the skin was so thin that the sutures tore through and led to an open sore. This time he...
01-17-24, 08:06 PM
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Posted By procrit

That's nuts.

That's nuts.
01-16-24, 12:16 PM
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Posted By topflightpro

My nicer road bike is now more than 10 years old....

My nicer road bike is now more than 10 years old. It's got rim brakes, a 130bcd crank and a mechnical 10-speed drivetrain. So, other than being a nice carbon frame, it's pretty outdated.

Part of...
01-12-24, 11:38 AM
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Posted By TMonk

Today I am on day 3 post-operation (hernia repair...

Today I am on day 3 post-operation (hernia repair surgery). Feeling a lot better today, might be able to leave the oxy bottle unopened. Of course, the soreness develops throughout the day, but things...
01-08-24, 08:30 AM
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Posted By TMonk

Congrats and GL on your preparation procrit. ...

Congrats and GL on your preparation procrit.

Most mornings I help get baby ready by waking her up, showing her the world outside the front door, and changing her. That way mommy just has to sit up...
12-19-23, 06:00 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Volcano Circuit CCW race, mass start, 4th / 12...

Volcano Circuit CCW race, mass start, 4th / 12 A's, 151 total starters. Forgot to grab the results screencap. 24ish minutes 4.2 w/kg. But a very "spiky" 4.2.

These mass start races are always...
12-05-23, 02:31 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Last weekend was the winter training camp for the...

Last weekend was the winter training camp for the men's racing team of the San Diego Bicycle Club, in Anza Borrego Springs CA. It's a pleasant, sleepy little town with some big climbs and mountainous...
11-05-23, 03:59 PM
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Posted By procrit

My 2x15 went great, managed 320w for each without...

My 2x15 went great, managed 320w for each without a problem, could’ve done them 20’ for sure. Friday was a 90’ of MTB single track, Saturday was solid 3 hour road ride with a couple other cat 2s....
11-05-23, 12:09 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Howdy y'all! Everyone good? I hope...

Howdy y'all!

Everyone good? I hope everyone's good.

Congrats on the kid TMonk! A different kind of n+1!
10-30-23, 07:36 AM
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Posted By procrit

I had a recovery week this past week, just doing...

I had a recovery week this past week, just doing some easy and short z1/2 rides. Sunday I wanted to open the legs up a little and ended up setting a handful of PRs on the MTB trails I typically ride...
10-19-23, 12:56 PM
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Posted By TMonk

More TT bike Thursdays for me. I like to do 30'...

More TT bike Thursdays for me. I like to do 30' at z2 (~200w or 3.0 w/kg) and then a 15' at a moderate sweet spot (~230 or 3.5). Moderated by feel but today they were right on target, low HR too. All...
10-17-23, 12:01 PM
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Posted By procrit

I ended up doing a 90 min z2 pre-ride before the...

I ended up doing a 90 min z2 pre-ride before the A group Saturday hammer fest, and rode a total of 4 hours. The last 90 mins of the group ride I set a new 3 year 90' PR of 280w NP, and myself and...
10-12-23, 10:26 AM
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Posted By TMonk

On another note, my MIL is visiting for the next...

On another note, my MIL is visiting for the next 1-1.5 days. I had planned on taking this opportunity to ride for 3-3.5 hours outside, but we had a second consecutive night of cluster feeding every...
10-10-23, 01:16 PM
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Posted By TMonk

I think for the next 3-6 months, I will be pretty...

I think for the next 3-6 months, I will be pretty much only riding an hour at a time, and on the trainer. My plan it to alternate between easy and hard days, with one day off per week when I'll do...
09-30-23, 07:55 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Liliana Garcia Durazo, born 9/27/23 at 6 lbs and...

Liliana Garcia Durazo, born 9/27/23 at 6 lbs and 11 oz. Wife wanted to do it unmedicated and she did after 6 hours of (what looked like) intense pain; she's a badass. It looked harder than any...
08-23-23, 07:13 AM
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Posted By topflightpro

I focus on sprinting, so I do a lot of short, max...

I focus on sprinting, so I do a lot of short, max power efforts. For any efforts under 60, I have no power targets - I go as hard as I can.
08-17-23, 09:33 AM
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Posted By TMonk

decided to skip the stupid Fiesta Island ride...

decided to skip the stupid Fiesta Island ride tonite, gonna do some Zwift racing tomorrow morning instead. club ride Friday morning, might bookend some riding to make it 5h total.

for the next...
07-17-23, 05:48 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

did the rare Monday workout, I didn't ride...

did the rare Monday workout, I didn't ride yesterday and coming off a lower volume easier week. Decided to see what I could do as far as TTE, even though it's a dumb idea in an 80 degree basement....
07-17-23, 05:37 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Bailed on my VO2s this morning, about half way...

Bailed on my VO2s this morning, about half way through. HR wasn't coming up during the first two intervals, and it's not because I felt good, quite the opposite actually. I think I had mild heat...
07-08-23, 10:26 AM
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Posted By procrit

Deload week two weeks ago, and this past week has...

Deload week two weeks ago, and this past week has shown some real improvement to both endurance and power. I buried myself July 4th with a record for mileage and kJ for 2023, July 6th I held ~300...
07-04-23, 05:35 PM
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Posted By Hermes

[/color] This was our 4th trip to Mallorca...

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This was our 4th trip to Mallorca with the first one in 2008 as part of an organized tour. All the others, we planned. Mallorca is somewhat of a complicated cycling destination even...
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...
06-25-23, 02:25 PM
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Posted By TMonk

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