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05-24-24, 09:30 AM
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Posted By Hermes

bampilot06 I have injured my knee and a muscle in...

bampilot06 I have injured my knee and a muscle in the back of my right leg on the trainer. I have not, in 16 years of racing, injured a muscle or joint on the bike crashes not included. So I am...
05-22-24, 07:16 PM
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Posted By TMonk

7:07 pace today for my weekly 15' jog. Almost...

7:07 pace today for my weekly 15' jog. Almost skipped it too since we were butting up on dinner prep time, and I was feeling lazy and unmotivated. But I felt peppy like right away, negative split the...
05-22-24, 01:59 PM
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Posted By himespau

Lots of health issues this year (probably posted...

Lots of health issues this year (probably posted about above). Last night was the first Zwift race where I "tried" in a long time. A month ago, I put forth similar efforts in a goal of just trying...
05-22-24, 01:03 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Indoor track at VSC last night. Warmup, 2 x 4...

Indoor track at VSC last night. Warmup, 2 x 4 lap accelerations. Set one: two laps behind the motor, two laps solo at slower pace. motor leads two laps at that pace then two laps solo return to...
05-14-24, 08:04 PM
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Posted By McFlyRides

I agree. I have about 15 min (great warm up) to...

I agree. I have about 15 min (great warm up) to get to a loop where I can just turn right, have roundabouts available, and good shoulders. Itís on the fringe of the suburbs so the roads are nice but...
05-14-24, 06:58 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Joined the Tuesday morning Fiesta Island ride...

Joined the Tuesday morning Fiesta Island ride today, best ride in San Diego IMO. Quality riders just riding real hard. It's a paceline ride that is punctuated by 30s - 2 min ebike attacks from a...
05-13-24, 07:38 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Sunday, another 2 hour endurance ride along the...

Sunday, another 2 hour endurance ride along the coast but started in Del Mar and rode to Carlsbad and back. Great day. Solid legs. I threw in longer SST / Threshy efforts on the way out whenever...
04-22-24, 07:40 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Tulsa Tough in June?

Tulsa Tough in June?
04-12-24, 09:49 AM
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Posted By bampilot06

I live in Va, driving down to Dallas on the 6th...

I live in Va, driving down to Dallas on the 6th for training and will be there for a month. Will look that group up thanks. I found two local crits, one on Tuesdays and one on Thursdays. I may be...
04-03-24, 08:11 AM
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Posted By TMonk

Day off the bike, gonna head out for my weekly...

Day off the bike, gonna head out for my weekly jog in a minute. I had intended on this being a sunrise jog, but I got caught up looking at stuff I wanted for me new MTB :)

Strength workout later
03-28-24, 03:03 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Zwift Big Spin Stage 3. I got the NYC kit. Sort...

Zwift Big Spin Stage 3. I got the NYC kit. Sort of cool.
03-27-24, 05:53 AM
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Posted By TMonk

procrit ya I hear ya. Fortunately, this is more...

procrit ya I hear ya. Fortunately, this is more about skills and practice than it is about hard training. Might only be 3 or so (4 miles) laps with some debriefing in the middle and at the end. ...
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, 05:25 PM
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Posted By TMonk

impressive watts procrit! 4:30 AM wake up...

impressive watts procrit!

4:30 AM wake up call for me tomorrow morning, gotta get the TT bike ready (and associated gear) for TTT practice at 6 AM on Fiesta Island. Hopefully we have a low key...
03-26-24, 01:24 PM
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Posted By Hermes

^^^^^^ #don'tweall

^^^^^^
#don'tweall
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...
03-18-24, 10:06 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Think I have a negative enough TSB to actually...

Think I have a negative enough TSB to actually need a rest week.... first time in the 6 months since LIlly has been born lol. MIL was visiting for a long weekend and I took some time off work on...
03-18-24, 06:17 AM
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Posted By burnthesheep

Almost stole the kom competition from the local...

Almost stole the kom competition from the local pro that lives in the Umstead gravel. Not literally but figuratively. Itís a fun thing a local team puts on but since there are no groups of riders...
03-11-24, 08:28 AM
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Posted By Hermes

procrit Congrats on the racing and heal up fast. ...

procrit Congrats on the racing and heal up fast. Injuries suck.
03-11-24, 08:27 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Last week, one 30' on 1" off interval day (see...

Last week, one 30' on 1" off interval day (see previous post), 2 x one hour pacer group rides with Bernie (D) on Zwift which seems to put me into tempo heart rate and a one hour meet up with my wife...
02-23-24, 08:00 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Did my second ramp test today and came in at 230...

Did my second ramp test today and came in at 230 for 70% of my last minute power. Going to be traveling a lot, mostly to snowboard, over the next few month and a half so hoping for some baby gains...
02-22-24, 11:08 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Tuesday - 2 sets of 30"on 1' off 8 reps per set...

Tuesday - 2 sets of 30"on 1' off 8 reps per set on Zwift.
Wednesday - shoulder PT
Thursday - strength training and 2 sets of 30"on 1' off 8 reps per set on Zwift.
02-20-24, 02:23 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Increase magnesium supplementation slowly. Take...

Increase magnesium supplementation slowly. Take too much and it will give you the runs.

Some of your improved recovery could be due to higher testosterone levels.

"Our results show that...
02-19-24, 09:29 AM
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Posted By TMonk

Go get em procrit, make sure to share your...

Go get em procrit, make sure to share your results. I don't think we have a 2024 Race Results thread yet.... maybe I can start it! Usually I get the first post with my club's first TT in the...
02-16-24, 10:29 AM
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Posted By TMonk

I wasn't exactly bursting at the seems with...

I wasn't exactly bursting at the seems with enthusiasm when I entered my first segment, so I didn't force the issue too much. Felt better on the second longer one that was only slightly over...
02-07-24, 09:39 AM
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Posted By burnthesheep

Weight is back in check, so now I'm going to fuel...

Weight is back in check, so now I'm going to fuel more and chase more watts. I'm doing my intervals with a 305 ftp in Zwift for workouts. Success at 3x9 un/ov. Next is 3x12. I also "owe" myself...
01-20-24, 09:20 AM
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Posted By TMonk

Also it's really only been 10 days off... and I...

Also it's really only been 10 days off... and I was pretty good before that. Not sure where I'm at right now, nor am I going to find out any time in the next several weeks. We'll see.
01-20-24, 09:17 AM
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Posted By TMonk

My hernia post-op was moved up to yesterday. In...

My hernia post-op was moved up to yesterday. In short, things are going well with my recovery and I am cleared to start riding, sweet. Gonna start with the short Tour De Zwift stage later and build...
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...
01-10-24, 08:22 AM
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Posted By topflightpro

I used to get up a 5 am everyday to workout...

I used to get up a 5 am everyday to workout before work. During Covid, I fell out of that habit. I'm now back to evening workouts.

I lift 2-3x a week, and I've come to the conclusion that it's...
01-09-24, 08:26 PM
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Posted By TMonk

ya it's funny how that works. I'm also a morning...

ya it's funny how that works. I'm also a morning person and mostly train before work, but a lot of times my legs feel a bit blocked or "asleep" as you put it. Gotta work with what you got.

On...
01-08-24, 02:51 PM
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Posted By burnthesheep

I stand wrong about the transferable nature of...

I stand wrong about the transferable nature of fitness, at least for me. I always would supplement bike with run in the off season. For pros, sure, they have such immense volume on the...
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...
01-07-24, 02:44 PM
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Posted By TMonk

I screwed up the first three rules. lol. Made for...

I screwed up the first three rules. lol. Made for a pretty miserable second half. On the flip side, it should make or a more reasonable target to shoot for in my recovery, with an appropriately paced...
01-07-24, 12:50 PM
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Posted By TMonk

yikes, hope you get well soon procrit Today...

yikes, hope you get well soon procrit

Today I will try to set a benchmark time up Alpe Du Zwift. Something I can aim to reach again in 3-6 months after my surgical hernia repair on Tuesday, and...
01-04-24, 05:08 PM
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Posted By TMonk

damn work! Ya for sure, especially as you age,...

damn work! Ya for sure, especially as you age, diet and sleep make a huge difference. In my 20s I could have a few to drink. eat whatever the hell I wanted, get 6 hours of sleep and then hammer...
12-29-23, 04:30 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Routine solo segment ride. Like 11,000+ free...

Routine solo segment ride. Like 11,000+ free riding in Watopia when I logged on, so stiff competition! Not even gonna post my Titan's, was like 4:20 on a moderate VO2 max effort and only 26th/600...
12-29-23, 04:30 PM
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Posted By TMonk

For sure! Could be peak volume for the year...

For sure! Could be peak volume for the year surrounding her birth haha. Had Xmas morning and NYE in that calendar week so that helps.
12-28-23, 03:09 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Also, it's looking like I may be able to ride 5+...

Also, it's looking like I may be able to ride 5+ hours one-way to visit family for NYE. Wife, baby, SIL and niece are driving up. That would put me at around 12-13 hours for the week with a big chunk...
12-28-23, 03:08 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Yesterday, day off the bike, strength routine in...

Yesterday, day off the bike, strength routine in the AM, lite 2.5 mile jog in the PM. My feet wanted to feel a little bit of "push" so I ended up averaging ~7:30/mi pace without going over z3 HR, a...
12-27-23, 10:07 AM
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Posted By TMonk

I did a great job of recognizing inflammation in...

I did a great job of recognizing inflammation in my left knee very early and knocked it right out. After some test efforts on Sunday, I felt well enough to ride for 4 hours into the mountains on...
12-22-23, 01:13 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Got some real low grade pain on the left patella...

Got some real low grade pain on the left patella last few hamster wheel sessions. I think all the zwift hammering contributes to that a bit, more of a fixed position, and for some reason I tend to...
12-21-23, 11:38 AM
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Posted By TMonk

also, was on track to make a PR for my walk to...

also, was on track to make a PR for my walk to work this morning (made the first of three stoplights) but then a co-worker rolled up to the highway off-ramp that I was walking across, so I jumped in....
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...
12-19-23, 09:48 AM
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Posted By TMonk

I am also feeling somewhat fatigued. Lilly had a...

I am also feeling somewhat fatigued. Lilly had a tough night last night. Fortunately for me, I have the day off from work on leave, so I can probably still get one of my hard days in on the...
12-14-23, 11:02 AM
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Posted By TMonk

Was a bit time crunched today for my TT session...

Was a bit time crunched today for my TT session in the garage, so I decided to try something interesting. I rode 1x30' with 20w power increases after each successive 7.5 min:

1: 210w (3.2 w/kg)...
12-14-23, 04:56 AM
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Posted By TMonk

Yesterday I was able to get a respectable ride in...

Yesterday I was able to get a respectable ride in outdoors. Day off work, family in town. Went for 71 mi w 4,200' vertical in a bit under 4 hrs. Felt like my old self! I kept thinking I should cool...
12-09-23, 03:03 PM
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Posted By himespau

Oh yeah. Did a race on Zwift this morning as...

Oh yeah. Did a race on Zwift this morning as part of my workout, and, less than 5 minute in, I knew my legs weren't in it. Spent way too much mental energy on the rest of the race (and the 40 km...
12-08-23, 08:36 AM
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Posted By burnthesheep

Been building back from a tough family year last...

Been building back from a tough family year last year that reduced volume a lot. Seeing the gains back. Zwift has seemingly cleaned up their workout library and like how it's now simpler as defined...
12-05-23, 03:07 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

did 1x90 @ 90ish percent today (280 avg/281 NP)...

did 1x90 @ 90ish percent today (280 avg/281 NP) felt good not a lot of HR drift it was harder to stay on top of the power toward the end, resistance kind of fades on my trainer and with 8 speed it's...
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