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07-31-21, 02:37 PM
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Posted By ntnyln

Argyle TT 45+ today in WV. It was the WV State...

Argyle TT 45+ today in WV. It was the WV State Champs, but I'm not from WV. When I did this one is 2019, I had lost a physics battle on a tricky turn when I was test riding the course the week...
07-29-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16,533
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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. ...
07-26-21, 12:30 PM
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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...
07-19-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 112
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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: 112
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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...
07-18-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 112
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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...
07-16-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 16,533
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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.
...
07-08-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 112
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Posted By cmh

The fun thing is the race usually has a good...

The fun thing is the race usually has a good crowd watching and cheering, so a great vibe. The crowd is mostly family, friends and racers in other categories but many folks bring a picnic out and...
07-08-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 112
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Posted By cmh

Last race of the Mt. Tabor series. Small field...

Last race of the Mt. Tabor series. Small field this week in 50+ that started really slow for the first lap and a half - nobody wanted to work. So I attacked, and got away with 5 others. Two of us...
07-05-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 864
Posted By gsteinb

In my experience right angle turns are safer than...

In my experience right angle turns are safer than bends because it provides natural separation. Wide roads and bends tend to find taking weird lines all over unless there's enough wind to force folks...
06-24-21, 02:03 PM
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Posted By cmh

Race 4 of the Wednesday 50+ Mt. Tabor races - 3rd...

Race 4 of the Wednesday 50+ Mt. Tabor races - 3rd place. The field was smaller this week with several stronger riders skipping it to do a stage race this weekend, so I favored my chances for a 2nd...
06-22-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16,533
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Posted By wktmeow

3x20' last night. Haven't done any focused...

3x20' last night. Haven't done any focused threshold work in a while, and as such, these sucked. Heart rate was lower than expected for the exertion, did them in ERG mode on the trainer and had to...
06-21-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,527
Posted By cmh

Red Criterium, 50+ (but field was combined with...

Red Criterium, 50+ (but field was combined with 35+ and 60+), 40 min, very non-technical course. Great race for my team, ok for me. I had a teammate that got away in an early break of 4 and stayed...
06-20-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16,533
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Posted By ntnyln

Finished my biggest block ever @ 4,800 TSS over...

Finished my biggest block ever @ 4,800 TSS over the last 5 weeks. I take an easier week every two weeks since I'm old, so it was 4 hard weeks and one slightly easier week. We spent the pandemic...
06-18-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,343
Posted By Eric F

Crit Racing Tip #1: Do as little work as...

Crit Racing Tip #1: Do as little work as possible to keep yourself in a position to compete at the finish.

Caveat to CRT #1: It's a lot harder than it sounds.
06-17-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16,533
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Posted By caloso

6x2' VO2max intervals. Felt really great. I had...

6x2' VO2max intervals. Felt really great. I had to get out early as it's going to be 108F here later today. Got out to the golf course loop just after sunrise and just drilled it. No better...
06-17-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,343
Posted By colombo357

I got dropped in many a Cat 5 crit until I...

I got dropped in many a Cat 5 crit until I finally figured it out.

Decent fitness is a prerequisite. When you make a mistake, like letting a gap open or following the wrong wheel, fitness bails...
06-17-21, 08:46 AM
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Posted By UmneyDurak

Did Tuesday Wednesday Worlds. Raced hard and...

Did Tuesday Wednesday Worlds. Raced hard and stupid. :lol: Wanted to see how deep I can go and what I have at the end, also get that mentality of going deep in to red back. Doing zwift races is just...
06-16-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16,533
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Posted By furiousferret

I got 3rd at Tuesday Night Worlds, that's getting...

I got 3rd at Tuesday Night Worlds, that's getting printed and put up on my refrigerator door!

Since it was over 100 we only had 30 show, and no real 'hitters'. We usually have between 50-80. We...
06-14-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,343
Posted By Psimet2001

We always say that there is an inverse...

We always say that there is an inverse relationship between talent and the amount of talking about the race after the race finishes.
06-13-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16,533
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Posted By hubcyclist

Accomplished my goal of a sub 5hr solo century!...

Accomplished my goal of a sub 5hr solo century! 227w AP/233w NP 0.8IF 4kj in 4:56
06-10-21, 10:55 AM
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Posted By cmh

2nd week of the same short circuit race I won...

2nd week of the same short circuit race I won last week (It is a 6 week series) - 2nd place this week. The race played out similarly, but was a little easier pace, which played out well for the...
06-10-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,527
Posted By furiousferret

Nice job Yep

Nice job Yep
06-09-21, 09:03 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Tuesday Night Worlds, it was a relatively easy...

Tuesday Night Worlds, it was a relatively easy week as everyone was recovering from Copperopolis and TdM. I probably should have done the same, since I didn't feel well but I hate missing the ride. ...
06-03-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 112
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Posted By cmh

I won my first race of the season! It was a...

I won my first race of the season! It was a short circuit race, 50+, 5 laps 1.3 miles each with a 136' hill and the start/finish line half way up. ~20 starters. 1 team had 3 strong riders and they...
06-02-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16,533
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Posted By furiousferret

Took it easy for World's last night, I stayed...

Took it easy for World's last night, I stayed with a slower group and just pulled them up the hill. When they started to pop, I'd slow down. At the end they were all genuinely thanking me which...
06-01-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16,533
Views: 1,012,369
Posted By cmh

Did a super fun group race simulation ride...

Did a super fun group race simulation ride Sunday, followed by 2 1/2 hours averaging Z2, but with some hard efforts up hills feeling great. This was sandwiched between two leisurely paddles in the...
06-01-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,090
Posted By cmh

Holding at a morning weight of 167 (6'1" height),...

Holding at a morning weight of 167 (6'1" height), about 3 lbs lower than I have been for the last 5 years. I'm quite sure I'm not down to levels where I'm sacrificing any power, and not in single...
05-31-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16,533
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Posted By furiousferret

Team group ride up Oak Glen. I was feeling...

Team group ride up Oak Glen. I was feeling pretty good so I stayed with the leader and it was just us for most of the ride. He basically slowed down to help me up, like Sepp Kuss and Primoz. I...
05-31-21, 03:37 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,527
Posted By ntnyln

I feel you. This is the story of my racing life....

I feel you. This is the story of my racing life. Glad to see you got out there and got it going again.
05-26-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,188
Posted By Doge

Never waxed one. I bought waxed chains from...

Never waxed one.
I bought waxed chains from friction facts every year before nats for my kid. They were about $40 more. I think they made a phycological difference and they were nice and clean...
05-26-21, 05:02 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Chainless day on the bike today and I just felt...

Chainless day on the bike today and I just felt amazing and willing to pedal into anaerobic zones till the end. Was climbing at SST all day and it felt like Z2. Used some PTO so I could get some TSS,...
05-25-21, 10:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,188
Posted By furiousferret

Connex Quick Link to get the chain off easy ...

Connex Quick Link to get the chain off easy
Sonic Cleaner for 3 cycles (usually get the cogs too)
Dump in Crockpot
Clean off and let dry


Its a long procedure but it doesnt take a lot of...
05-25-21, 09:38 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

So remember last week when I complained about...

So remember last week when I complained about positioning at World?

I was perfect today, latching on the lead group of 5. Unfortunately, I was found wanting and couldn't hold on....I held 5 w/kg...
05-25-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,188
Posted By TMonk

I do it b/c I'm a neat freak. I hate having...

I do it b/c I'm a neat freak. I hate having dirty chain and drivetrain. Nice to be able to grab/service it on the side of the road without getting my hand dirty. I literally never clean my chains...
05-25-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,188
Posted By Hermes

I get surveys all the time from vendors and the...

I get surveys all the time from vendors and the first thing they ask is will I recommend it to my friends. My answer is no. Why? I do not recommend anything to friends unless asked specifically for a...
05-23-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,527
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
Replies: 10
Views: 948
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, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 948
Posted By cmh

That's a lot of info in that post, so I'll just...

That's a lot of info in that post, so I'll just focus on 1 line: "Training Peaks tells me my current fitness is trending up at 43, fatigue is trending up at 93 and form is trending down at -65." ...
05-19-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16,533
Views: 1,012,369
Posted By furiousferret

Had a decent World's, was solidly in the second...

Had a decent World's, was solidly in the second group for the second week in a row and probably did about 30% of the work up the hill.

I just really have to work on my positioning; I haven't...
05-17-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 16,533
Views: 1,012,369
Posted By furiousferret

When I met you 2 years ago you looked like you...

When I met you 2 years ago you looked like you were in your 50's! Watch out though, my overweight coworker told me working out too much can be dangerous. As an aside he's in his 50's and looks 72.
05-16-21, 10:17 PM
Replies: 16,533
Views: 1,012,369
Posted By Hermes

Today was my birthday and I turned 72. Woohoo! It...

Today was my birthday and I turned 72. Woohoo! It was overcast with occasional mist and drizzle. We did a 28 mile coastal z2 ride and I got a flat tire BD present from the cycling gods. That seems...
05-11-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16,533
Views: 1,012,369
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...
05-11-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16,533
Views: 1,012,369
Posted By mollusk

I have not put a foot to a pedal in over a year....

I have not put a foot to a pedal in over a year. My desire to ride has gone away after the death of my riding buddy to brain cancer. He was once a low level domestic pro.

But I have been walking a...
05-05-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16,533
Views: 1,012,369
Posted By cmh

Did my first 'worlds' ride in over a year Sunday...

Did my first 'worlds' ride in over a year Sunday and had a blast. I stayed near the back and didn't work much for most of the ride, but moved up for the three end of lap sprints. Next time I'll...
05-02-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 16,533
Views: 1,012,369
Posted By TMonk

Nice ride caloso. With a 6hr ride under my belt...

Nice ride caloso. With a 6hr ride under my belt from Wednesday (PTO), I kept my rides a bit shorter this weekend, which was nice since I was able to relax at home with the lady and get chores done...
05-02-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 16,533
Views: 1,012,369
Posted By caloso

Did the River Ride again Saturday morning. I was...

Did the River Ride again Saturday morning. I was worried that I wouldn’t have any legs because I did a VO2max set Friday after work, but the weird thing is that it felt like it flipped a switch....
04-27-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,527
Posted By topflightpro

Nice job T-Monk. I highlighted the part...

Nice job T-Monk.

I highlighted the part that really spoke to me. There have been many times in my racing career where I did not push hard enough at the right time because I didn't think I...
04-26-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16,533
Views: 1,012,369
Posted By waterrockets

Raced the Driveway on Thursday night. First race...

Raced the Driveway on Thursday night. First race in about 8 years. Team orders were P/1/2/3, so off I went. This was the "Speed Loop" course, clockwise -- not many successful breaks on this course as...
04-24-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16,533
Views: 1,012,369
Posted By caloso

Successfully hung the whole way on the River Ride...

Successfully hung the whole way on the River Ride this morning. I feel like a Cat 5 again.
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