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07-28-21, 09:12 AM
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Posted By Hermes

168.6 this AM. I was on fire last night at...

168.6 this AM. I was on fire last night at Carson. This is a great weight for me.
07-28-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16,530
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Posted By Hermes

Velo Sports Center (Carson) structured workout. ...

Velo Sports Center (Carson) structured workout. Warmup, accelerations and jumps. Then solo 3 kilos plus a 2k team pursuit with my wife and then two full lap pursuit style standing starts. All 96...
07-27-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 394,059
Posted By Hermes

It would be a long drive for me to ERO in your...

It would be a long drive for me to ERO in your locale.:D
07-26-21, 08:36 AM
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Views: 394,059
Posted By Hermes

I use ERO as well. They have a studio at the...

I use ERO as well. They have a studio at the Carson track. ERO has a large data base of international and profession athletes that includes pro racing success as well as solving problems.

Having...
07-22-21, 09:08 AM
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Posted By Hermes

I am 6’ tall with long arms 74” wing span and...

I am 6’ tall with long arms 74” wing span and legs 34 inch inseam. ERO wanted me to try 155 cranks. It is all about aero and breathing. Shorter cranks in pursuit allow a greater hip angle and...
07-22-21, 08:38 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Dentist intervals yesterday. Two old crowns...

Dentist intervals yesterday. Two old crowns removed - 1.5 hours of chair time TSS = 100.
07-21-21, 11:25 AM
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Posted By Hermes

carpediemracing Glad to see you back at the...

carpediemracing Glad to see you back at the track. One aspect that has changed is the use of larger gears and shorter cranks. When I was doing sprint training a couple of years ago, After warmup and...
07-20-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,591
Posted By Hermes

Chef1978 This is a very old thread which we call...

Chef1978 This is a very old thread which we call zombie threads. More than likely, many members, who were active at that time, are no longer interested. I will let this thread run and see if it...
07-19-21, 12:21 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Track on Saturday with wife. 2x2K TTT, 25 mph...

Track on Saturday with wife. 2x2K TTT, 25 mph (meh) and 4K TTT riding two z2 laps and one fast last taking turns leading out. Nice day at the track. Sunday was a 30 mile endurance ride along the...
07-18-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,348
Posted By Hermes

ntnyln Fantastic win and result.

ntnyln Fantastic win and result.
07-16-21, 12:33 PM
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Posted By Hermes

furiousferret Take care of those kidneys - very...

furiousferret Take care of those kidneys - very important. Get better fast.
07-16-21, 08:36 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Here is the link to the San Diego Tribune article...

Here is the link to the San Diego Tribune article on the BWR. It may be available to non subscribers to read.
...
07-14-21, 03:44 PM
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Posted By Hermes

furiousferret ihad a sting in the mouth a few...

furiousferret ihad a sting in the mouth a few months ago and took prednisone / Benadryl Feel better fast
07-13-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,971
Posted By Hermes

I have continued with the intermittent fasting...

I have continued with the intermittent fasting doing training rides with little to no food in my stomach - road and track workouts.

I had my annual with my cardiologist a couple of weeks ago. She...
07-13-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 16,530
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Posted By Hermes

This AM 2x20k hour of power TTT. Great morning...

This AM 2x20k hour of power TTT. Great morning at Fiesta.

BWR ride. This looks like a totally fun race/ride worth doing. Let’s check my assets and liabilities.

Gravel bike - yes but no...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,885
Posted By Hermes

terrymorse Yes, Jefferson. Great pics and...

terrymorse Yes, Jefferson. Great pics and illustration. I doubt it will do Larry any good. Rules do not seem to apply to him.

I found Woodside one of the most cycling friendly areas. ...
07-12-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 394,059
Posted By Hermes

Note to self. If in a professional stage race on...

Note to self. If in a professional stage race on TV, remember to zip up the jersey when trying to chase back on going downhill into the wind after a climb.
07-10-21, 01:04 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Motor pacing session at San Diego this AM. The...

Motor pacing session at San Diego this AM. The guy we use in LA came down this morning. 3x2k pursuits with speeds similar to Carson but a more bumpy track and I added a fourth chase the motor roll...
07-09-21, 09:25 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Motor pacing night at Carson. 3 x 8 lap efforts...

Motor pacing night at Carson. 3 x 8 lap efforts of different combinations of on and off the motor. The second set was 2 laps on and two laps off at 30 mph in 100.2 gear inches. Previously, a big...
07-09-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,348
Posted By Hermes

TMonk Sounds like a fun race. Was it Thurlow?

TMonk Sounds like a fun race. Was it Thurlow?
07-09-21, 08:03 AM
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Posted By Hermes

I will never complain again.

I will never complain again.
07-09-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,201
Posted By Hermes

Okay but a little too much. No more than 50 TSS...

Okay but a little too much. No more than 50 TSS for recovery and stay off of MUPS. If you see a flat bar assassin, duck into a coffee/donut shop.:D
07-08-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,201
Posted By Hermes

I would take a week off and decompress.

I would take a week off and decompress.
07-07-21, 09:41 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Leg opener on Fiesta yesterday to get ready or...

Leg opener on Fiesta yesterday to get ready or motor pacing at Carson today. I am treating the MP structured workouts like races / events. The track racing at SDV is interesting and I am sure a lot...
07-06-21, 12:11 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Yeah, but it does not hang around very long in...

Yeah, but it does not hang around very long in July. This AM at Fiesta was sunny with typical wind. More than likely the night and morning coastal low clouds are coming to an end.
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...
07-05-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,971
Posted By Hermes

169.4 this AM. Okay, I am in my race weight...

169.4 this AM. Okay, I am in my race weight range of 167-170. 167 is ideal with my gym routine.
07-01-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16,530
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Posted By Hermes

On Fiesta, I hold z2 whatever and sometimes slow...

On Fiesta, I hold z2 whatever and sometimes slow down to take advantage of the course for an upcoming hard segment. At VSC or SDV, it is easy to ride at the stayers line in z2 and drop to the pole...
06-28-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,232
Posted By Hermes

Great post CDR. Welcome back. You have been...

Great post CDR. Welcome back. You have been missed.
06-28-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By Hermes

At my track session at Carson on Wednesday, I...

At my track session at Carson on Wednesday, I talked with the aero testing guy who I have not seen since the Covid outbreak. We talked about more testing but he had nothing new to add to my position...
06-27-21, 10:40 PM
Replies: 2,137
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Posted By Hermes

Decades ago, I started to learn the Entertainer...

Decades ago, I started to learn the Entertainer by Joplin inspired by the theme song from the movie, The Sting. Some of Joplin’s music has a baroque sound.
...
06-24-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By Hermes

Carson velodrome motor paced workout last night....

Carson velodrome motor paced workout last night. 3x8 lap motor paced 2k pursuits. The first 2k I rode the last lap by myself, the 2nd, 2 laps alone and the 3rd, 3 laps alone.

Here is a video of...
06-23-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,489
Posted By Hermes

There is a lot of bait on this threads hook. ...

There is a lot of bait on this threads hook. Poster beware.

I carry two standard water bottles and reach down and while riding take a drink or wait for a traffic light or other situation when the...
06-23-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By Hermes

Got it. We did not roll until 7:45 from the...

Got it. We did not roll until 7:45 from the Visitors Center.
06-21-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 394,059
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
06-20-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,477
Posted By Hermes

Moved to A&S.

Moved to A&S.
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....
06-18-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 16,530
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Posted By Hermes

Hour of power, road bike, on Fiesta with 40...

Hour of power, road bike, on Fiesta with 40 second >120% efforts every lap. Fiesta is ideally suited for this workout since for all intents and purposes, it is just a long track with 4.1 mile laps. ...
06-16-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 394,059
Posted By Hermes

In a motor miss and out drill, the motor is...

In a motor miss and out drill, the motor is judge, jury and hangman, so you have to beat the motor by a margin to make sure he sees the beat. There is no camera replay.:D

Every couple of laps the...
06-16-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 394,059
Posted By Hermes

My wife and I ride pursuit (fixed gear no brakes)...

My wife and I ride pursuit (fixed gear no brakes) and time trial bikes in pace lines all the time. Generally, I take my endurance bars with me to the track for structured workouts in case the person...
06-15-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 16,530
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Posted By Hermes

Fiesta time trial bike this AM. 3 laps with 3 z6...

Fiesta time trial bike this AM. 3 laps with 3 z6 (>120% efforts) each lap and all other times 75%. Then one lap for good measure at 75%.

Most of SoCal and the west is having a heat wave but the...
06-11-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By Hermes

Booyah. I have done those and very tough. You...

Booyah. I have done those and very tough. You are in great shape! Fantastic recovery from shingles.
06-10-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,971
Posted By Hermes

Psimet2001 Welcome and this a great place to...

Psimet2001 Welcome and this a great place to report weight management progress. Keep up the the good work.
06-10-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By Hermes

I tried a new motor pacing session at Velo Sports...

I tried a new motor pacing session at Velo Sports Center in Carson last night. The guy who ran the session is a coach somewhat new to VSC. 30 lap warm up and then 3x8 lap motor paced 2k pursuits...
06-06-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,348
Posted By Hermes

furiousferret When I lived in NorCal, I avoided...

furiousferret When I lived in NorCal, I avoided Copperopolis due to the bad road descent and it is not a great course for me. I did race on some of the Copperopolis roads in the Topsport Stage Race...
06-06-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By Hermes

Fun training weekend that included a San Diego...

Fun training weekend that included a San Diego Velodrome camp with a coach from Carson featuring start gate practice and pursuits on Saturday and a two hour endurance ride along the coast with great...
06-04-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,971
Posted By Hermes

I put on my very skinny jeans that were tight,...

I put on my very skinny jeans that were tight, but fit. I am carrying more muscle, especially upper body, than I need. I continue to work out in the gym so muscle composition is not going to change.
06-04-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By Hermes

Fiesta 3 sets of 8x(30 sec on 1 minute off). ...

Fiesta 3 sets of 8x(30 sec on 1 minute off). Fast legs today no chain.
06-02-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4,923
Views: 999,445
Posted By Hermes

*bump* Here is the companion thread to...

*bump*

Here is the companion thread to weight loss status exhumed from the BF archives.

Over the holiday weekend, wife and I wanted to “go out” / have a glass of wine / appetizer. Locally,...
05-31-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By Hermes

Fiesta TTT 20K on TT bike, 2.5 hour endurance...

Fiesta TTT 20K on TT bike, 2.5 hour endurance ride on road bike and 2xkilos at San Diego Velodrome on pursuit bike along with two 1/2 lap standing starts. That rounded our my holiday weekend along...
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