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07-30-21, 02:39 AM
Replies: 64
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Posted By ntnyln

Same boat as TMonk, up from 150 to 152 after...

Same boat as TMonk, up from 150 to 152 after dropping the volume to try and prep for TT's two weeks apart.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 2,548
Posted By LarrySellerz

yeah so after getting the cleats I realize Ive...

yeah so after getting the cleats I realize Ive been pedaling wrong this entire time, feel like im on a rocket ship. I was super bouncy when going my max cadence (they were giving me crap for it when...
07-29-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,348
Posted By hubcyclist

Video from my crit, where I frustratingly let...

Video from my crit, where I frustratingly let myself be in the wind more than I should lol but I’m overall happy that I was pretty smooth and not sprinting out of the turns, I might be decent if I...
07-29-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By burnthesheep

6x5 vo2 Tues night on Zwift, a GCN show host...

6x5 vo2 Tues night on Zwift, a GCN show host workout. Pretty solid for a Zwift canned workout. The native Zwift stuff is all over the damn place. This one though had logical warmup and sets. ...
07-29-21, 02:29 AM
Replies: 16,530
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Posted By ntnyln

Easier said than done but get everything working...

Easier said than done but get everything working first and the power will follow.
07-28-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 64
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Posted By TMonk

150 lbs this morning, a bit portly. I guess it's...

150 lbs this morning, a bit portly. I guess it's sorta of TBE after a week off wining and dining in the PNW!
07-27-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 394,059
Posted By ridethecliche

I know. I dismissed them when hermes mentioned...

I know. I dismissed them when hermes mentioned them because CA. Theyre close enough for me to go there.

I think it's time to start riding again for a bit and schedule things when I have some more...
07-27-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16,530
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Posted By caloso

Lately, Iíve been doing all my workouts on coffee...

Lately, Iíve been doing all my workouts on coffee only. If itís over threshold, I need to eat a bar or something midway.
07-27-21, 07:23 AM
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Posted By topflightpro

We are talking about the same organization, but...

We are talking about the same organization, but different fitters.
07-26-21, 01:08 PM
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Views: 394,059
Posted By Psimet2001

I made it out to do the Madison last week at...

I made it out to do the Madison last week at Northbrook myself. Was talking to a local that races a lot of masters nationals and worlds and he was talking about how crazy gear selection has gotten...
07-26-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,348
Posted By Psimet2001

Even with the Intelligentsia Cup for the last...

Even with the Intelligentsia Cup for the last week I took some time for myself and jetted out from our South Chicago road race and made it to the northside (1:30 through downtown Chicago at the end...
07-24-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,348
Posted By hubcyclist

I raced today! Finished 24th in a pack finish,...

I raced today! Finished 24th in a pack finish, otherwise just tried to hang and find where to save energy. I had an IF of 0.93 for 50mins, good effort, kind of wish I had did the following 3/4 race...
07-23-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2,137
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Posted By big john

Almost a billion views here. Metallica: Nothing...

Almost a billion views here.
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07-22-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By treebound

Powered Up (no, not an e-bike)

Iíve been wanting to try a power meter for several years now, and last night I finally got a deal on a set of Favero Assioma Duo pedals. Iím planning on taking my first lunchtime lap with the pedals...
07-22-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 394,059
Posted By topflightpro

I expected to be told to go to 165s, given all...

I expected to be told to go to 165s, given all the current trends. But my fitter - also ERO - was surprised by how flexible I am and my ability to get into an aero sprint position and still turn 170s...
07-22-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 16,530
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Posted By topflightpro

I'm not expert, but that sounds like a bad idea.

I'm not expert, but that sounds like a bad idea.
07-22-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 394,059
Posted By topflightpro

Going to follow up on what Hermes said. Four or...

Going to follow up on what Hermes said. Four or five years ago, when I started track racing, I was running my F200 on 94. A few months ago at a training camp, we were doing our warm up on 96. Race...
07-21-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 394,059
Posted By carpediemracing

So I was using a 51x15 because that's what I had...

So I was using a 51x15 because that's what I had before, and it seemed to be okay back then. However the others were running bigger gears, so instead of my 91-92" gear (I'll call it 91), they were...
07-21-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16,530
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Posted By TMonk

A few hours this morning on zone 2. Pretty...

A few hours this morning on zone 2. Pretty tired, stiff and uncooperative legs after track last night and less sleep than ideal. Still, it was nice out and I got to work on my funny tan lines, so...
07-21-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 394,059
Posted By carpediemracing

So I went to the track for the first time since...

So I went to the track for the first time since 2009, the last race I did before the race where I crashed and fractured my pelvis. Okay, got taken out, but whatever.

Anyway, couple riders were...
07-20-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By burnthesheep

Yesterday in town TT ride. One KOM surge then...

Yesterday in town TT ride. One KOM surge then just whatever. Just wasnt in mood for anything. 100 TSS in like 65min.

490w 1min and 455w 1.5min in aero. One and done. :lol:

I kind of want...
07-20-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By hubcyclist

Still training for Cx here, today was 14x45sec on...

Still training for Cx here, today was 14x45sec on at 123% and off for 45 sec. wasnít tough at all, which Iím going to take as a good thing as this adaptive training thing keeps gradually increasing...
07-20-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Highest training load since Feb 2020. Was even...

Highest training load since Feb 2020. Was even able to do some (mediocre) intervals yesterday, at the end of a 19.5 hour week. Not doing much for the next day or two. It is good timing - the jet...
07-20-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 394,059
Posted By Enthalpic

Physiotherapy today went so well she says I don't...

Physiotherapy today went so well she says I don't have to come back anymore, just keep working on it at home. She modified the dynamic splint to be more aggressive by moving the safety pin.

ROM of...
07-20-21, 04:24 AM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 394,059
Posted By topflightpro

I had to order a new handlebar to replace the one...

I had to order a new handlebar to replace the one that was damaged in a crash last month. The bar arrived yesterday, along with a second box that included a set of tires. I did not order, nor did I...
07-19-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,348
Posted By ntnyln

TMonk A couple of pics from the TT ...

TMonk A couple of pics from the TT
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Photos: Ted Morgan Photography ...
07-19-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,348
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...
07-19-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By caloso

Super fun day on the MTB with my son yesterday. ...

Super fun day on the MTB with my son yesterday. Finished the week with 787 tss. 600 is a big week for me, so this was huge. I'm taking the day off (other than mellow commuting).
07-18-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,348
Posted By TMonk

Congrats ntnyln ! That is a great ride with a...

Congrats ntnyln ! That is a great ride with a fast time! Looks like you just hit your 53' goal too haha. Any pics of you in full flight during the race?
07-18-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,348
Posted By ntnyln

2 years later...A race report! We really haven't...

2 years later...A race report! We really haven't had much mass start racing here, I think yesterday was the first crit/circuit race we've had outside of the USA Crit series race down in Arlington. No...
07-18-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 394,059
Posted By TMonk

Local phenom Antonio Rossi just won the Junior...

Local phenom Antonio Rossi just won the Junior 17-18 national IP! This makes me feel all sorts of things, but mostly elated, and proud. He also got second in the points and third overall in the...
07-18-21, 12:39 AM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By caloso

We’re up in Tahoe for the weekend. Hiked today:...

We’re up in Tahoe for the weekend. Hiked today: 7.9 miles, 1760 feet of vertical. Amazing views of the lake and Desolation Wilderness. Going to ride our mountain bikes tomorrow.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By Bob Dopolina

First Ride in Ages

I used to train and race quite seriously (a legend in my own mind). Every day the ride had a purpose, a focus, and was documented and measured. I did enjoy this aspect of it but it seemed more a job...
07-17-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16,530
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Posted By TMonk

Ya, that was hard. 4th overall (out of 22), 4th...

Ya, that was hard. 4th overall (out of 22), 4th out of 10 starting A's. 3.5 w/kg average for 2 hrs and change, harder on the climbs of course.

It split up right away on the the first climb, Epic...
07-16-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,348
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...
07-16-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16,530
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Posted By TMonk

Yikes, feel better soon FF. I'm only a...

Yikes, feel better soon FF.

I'm only a couple of weeks into off-season mode, and like usual, I feel like a million bucks when I ride. Prob the lack of fatigue + good fitness = some nice form. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,198
Posted By datlas

Helmet >>> Cycling Cap

Helmet >>> Cycling Cap
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 05:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,198
Posted By shelbyfv

Wear it with the brim flipped up. Chicks dig...

Wear it with the brim flipped up. Chicks dig 'em! Wash it when you wash your shirt. :thumb:
07-16-21, 12:45 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,348
Posted By Yep

Weekly crit series again last night. Got 10th and...

Weekly crit series again last night. Got 10th and 11th in the 2 races. The version they ran tonight had 2 basically 180s, so lots of sprinting, which is not my fave.

Iím sitting on 22 points (of...
07-14-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By caloso

My kid did a ramp test last night and we found...

My kid did a ramp test last night and we found out we have almost exactly the same power to weight FTP, about 3.6 w/kg. The thing is I expect him to be at 4+ soon if he keeps following the training...
07-14-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
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, 10:52 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,971
Posted By TMonk

Wout is my favorite road rider. Of the two...

Wout is my favorite road rider. Of the two cyclocross crossovers, Van Der Poel seems to be more spectacular, but I dig Wout's style. Plus he can do it all - sprint, TT and even climb! I was blown...
07-14-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,971
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...
07-14-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,197
Posted By genejockey

Geez, that's like taking a Yugo to the Ferrari...

Geez, that's like taking a Yugo to the Ferrari mechanic.
07-13-21, 11:18 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By TMonk

Hey! I resembled that remark when I did BWR...

Hey!

I resembled that remark when I did BWR pre-pandemic (still do). I thought I'd be fine since I ride MTB and know the trails around hodges, but boy, was I wrong. I felt like a popcorn kernal...
07-13-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,971
Posted By caloso

I like it. I am doing the 16-8 daily IF. ...

I like it. I am doing the 16-8 daily IF. Basically I don't eat between 8pm and noon the next day. I've never been a huge breakfast guy, so the main effect is to shut down the post-dinner snacking....
07-12-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
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!
07-12-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By wktmeow

Are you already signed up? You should go and...

Are you already signed up? You should go and just have fun with it. Even at my fittest, I had no chance of winning, and everyone passed me like I was standing still in the dirt (I hit the first...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,885
Posted By terrymorse

Did you mean Canada Rd. and Jefferson? A moto-cop...

Did you mean Canada Rd. and Jefferson? A moto-cop hangs out there on Jefferson, out of sight until you are into the intersection. A t-intersection with 3-way stop signs.

...
07-10-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,163
Posted By ntnyln

6x6' @ 105% intervals on the TT bike. Finally...

6x6' @ 105% intervals on the TT bike. Finally felt good today. Had a great night sleep last night and form seems to coming together.
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