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08-22-22, 09:33 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

coming back from the early July vacation malaise...

coming back from the early July vacation malaise after a nice 3 week block of 12-13-14hrs respectively with a focus on threshold intervals. This past weekend I actually rode with people for the first...
07-18-22, 08:32 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

we got back from our CA vacation on Tuesday night...

we got back from our CA vacation on Tuesday night so this past week I've just been doing z2 to ease back into things. Here's my HR trend for the exact same 2hr z2 workout done in erg mode: 142, 135,...
06-30-22, 12:56 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

hope you get out of the woods relatively...

hope you get out of the woods relatively unscathed, I got lucky and didn't get it when my wife and son had it last month, I also lived in the basement and wore a mask around the house lol

we're...
06-20-22, 02:16 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

Did my annual solo century today. After setting a...

Did my annual solo century today. After setting a PR last year with 4:56 and doing 227/230 I was hoping to get closer to 4:45 with that power. Wasnít in the cards though, weekday traffic made it...
06-06-22, 11:06 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

do the length/duration you want, there's nothing...

do the length/duration you want, there's nothing that only top guys do the longest distance or whatever. you have to do what makes it fun. I've done 150miles, it stops being fun after 100miles. If I...
06-06-22, 06:27 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

I was at home alone Thurs-today, so I went down...

I was at home alone Thurs-today, so I went down to my parents' house (for the riding, and to spend time with the folks too lol). Thurs I did 3x30 sweet spot on the usual 13mile loop, was awesome....
05-30-22, 12:53 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

so far, still negative, kid is at day 8 today and...

so far, still negative, kid is at day 8 today and wife at day 5, so hopefully my basement living keeps working. just sucks because the holiday weekend is ruined, I did all 13hrs of riding in my...
05-23-22, 12:37 PM
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Views: 5,843
Posted By hubcyclist

got my 2nd top 10 in a row, I'm basically pro...

got my 2nd top 10 in a row, I'm basically pro now! placed 9th, which was great, I was outsprinted for 8th though lol. The longer story on that is that the 60+ field started a minute ahead of us,...
05-16-22, 07:17 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

Did 14hrs last week and 15hrs this past week, I'm...

Did 14hrs last week and 15hrs this past week, I'm basically pro lol Taking it easy this week, my A race (my club's event) is this Saturday,not that I'm expecting a podium or anything, just want to...
05-03-22, 11:30 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

i was riding solo and just felt good with my pace...

i was riding solo and just felt good with my pace up front, I tried rotating a few times and people weren't really coming up to take the lead, so I just kinda did it but didn't push myself too hard....
05-03-22, 05:15 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

I raced Sat too! I didn't hang around to see your...

I raced Sat too! I didn't hang around to see your field, had to make the 2hr trek back to my parents' home where I was staying this past weekend. I did the 4/5 40+ and basically sat on front the...
04-18-22, 10:38 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

lol oops, that was meant to be sarcastic! Im on...

lol oops, that was meant to be sarcastic! Im on another server a lot and we joke about adaptations being completely ruined by inane things like having to stop during a workout to go to the bathroom...
04-01-22, 10:25 AM
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Views: 4,180
Posted By hubcyclist

Not sure this will gain a lot of traction, I...

Not sure this will gain a lot of traction, I think this sub forum is pretty dead but the title caught my eye since I have a 10, soon to be 11 in May, y/o. Firstly, if he's interested in racing and...
03-20-22, 04:23 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

I rode 14.5 hrs this week! Did 3.5hrs 200tss...

I rode 14.5 hrs this week! Did 3.5hrs 200tss outside on Friday and did the same route today with the same time tss. While Iíd like to do 15 this week to wrap up this block, I doubt thatíll happen but...
03-07-22, 10:24 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

did 8hrs last week, mainly easy sub90min stuff,...

did 8hrs last week, mainly easy sub90min stuff, but Sat I went out for the first time since Dec for 3hrs, it was chilly in the low 40s but was good. But many regrets not riding yesterday afternoon,...
02-21-22, 02:33 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

Iím just sad you didnít beat VC TMonk lol ...

Iím just sad you didnít beat VC TMonk lol

The Womenís pro winner hangs out in another community im in and we got to hear about shenanigans involving one woman drafting a group of men and getting...
02-21-22, 07:24 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

I got my son a road bike in spring 2020, he asked...

I got my son a road bike in spring 2020, he asked for it, but after a couple of weeks the excitement wore off and basically gave it up the entire summer. He doesn't play sports and playing with other...
02-11-22, 04:43 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

not too similar, I don't think. my eftp in...

not too similar, I don't think. my eftp in intervals is only like 262, so TR somehow knows based on my workout history that my intervals aren't maximal efforts.Who knows what other voodoo they baked...
02-10-22, 09:53 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

For TR they provide you an estimate whenever you...

For TR they provide you an estimate whenever you have a ramp test scheduled, so you can choose whether to test or avoid the test with the estimation. So itís not an all the time metric visible
02-08-22, 04:38 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

Was supposed to do 2.5hr z2 today but was short...

Was supposed to do 2.5hr z2 today but was short on time so switched my 60min vo2 workout to today. This was my first build workout and first vo2 in months. Was going for 6x3.5min at 110%, first 4...
01-30-22, 06:36 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

4hrs z2 to wrap up base. Ctl 90 tsb -20. Looking...

4hrs z2 to wrap up base. Ctl 90 tsb -20. Looking forward to taking it easy this week
01-29-22, 11:46 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

3x30 @ 92% today, was fine until the last 5ish...

3x30 @ 92% today, was fine until the last 5ish mins then much burning lol last sweet spot workout of block, 4hr z2 tomorrow (maybe if I survive snow shoveling) and then easy week
01-27-22, 06:11 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

I've used my gen1 Hammer since 2017, and I do...

I've used my gen1 Hammer since 2017, and I do most of my riding inside, so maybe around 2500 hrs of use considering 10ish hrs/week for 5 years? I've wondered if I should do preventive maintenance at...
01-25-22, 02:53 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

I made a webapp to coordinate group rides for...

I made a webapp to coordinate group rides for clubs, so you can view a club calendar and rsvp and you can see who is attending, I also a route map and elevation profile and even a weather forecast if...
01-22-22, 01:33 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

did another 3x30 sweet spot session today, this...

did another 3x30 sweet spot session today, this one rated level 10 for trainer road, 90-92-90% across the intervals. felt good, although funny how just a 5w increase in the middle interval resulted...
01-15-22, 11:16 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

Did 2.5hr session today of 4x30 @ 88%, 174tss,...

Did 2.5hr session today of 4x30 @ 88%, 174tss, last 10min were a slog due to some underfueling but otherwise felt fine. This is a level 9.5 sweet spot, I may dial back next week before I try to do...
01-13-22, 02:58 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

did 3x30 @ 90% today, last 15min were a bit of a...

did 3x30 @ 90% today, last 15min were a bit of a slog but we did it. this is a level 9.2 on trainer road. No way in heck I could routinely do this stuff, so I'm glad I'm doing 2 of these sweet spot...
01-09-22, 10:34 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

my Zwift weight is 154, my actual weight is like...

my Zwift weight is 154, my actual weight is like 165 lately. Don't really care lol but I am trying to get back under 160 with more food logging

2nd week of my SSB2 plan done. Did 2hrs of 3x30 @...
01-04-22, 01:47 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

we were supposed to go to my in-laws over xmas,...

we were supposed to go to my in-laws over xmas, but everyone got covid the week prior, sister-in-law and her family got it and spread it to her parents. Everyone is vaccinated so it was ok, from all...
01-03-22, 03:18 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

Kind of late to the trainer discussion, but I've...

Kind of late to the trainer discussion, but I've had a gen1 Hammer since 2017 and it's been great. I got it largely because of the flywheel and it was well reviewed. Have not been disappointed. It is...
12-17-21, 11:45 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

So I've continued my coding geekery with a couple...

So I've continued my coding geekery with a couple of web apps. I launched a DC Rainmaker analysis clone, right now all it does it allow you to compare power and cadence of fit files, but should be...
12-11-21, 06:48 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

hogwash. I ride a pretty recent model of the base...

hogwash. I ride a pretty recent model of the base model Allez with Claris and it has great 'bones' it's the same frame as a 105 equipped Allez, has internal cable routing, carbon fork. If someone...
12-06-21, 09:38 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

did 13hrs this week, continuing with my modified...

did 13hrs this week, continuing with my modified trainerroad SSB1 HV (Tues, 3hrs z2 ;Wed, 90min z2, Thurs, 2hr sweet spot; Fri, 60min z2;Sat 2hr sweet spot;Sun 3.4hrs z2). I also bumped my ftp from...
11-21-21, 07:18 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

I've formally started my next training block,...

I've formally started my next training block, although it's not hugely different from the stuff I was doing the past few weeks lol

I'm doing SSB1 HV (again) on trainer road, although I'm using it...
11-04-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 20,094
Posted By hubcyclist

Yeah, the wind thing makes it hard to use speed...

Yeah, the wind thing makes it hard to use speed as any real metric, I have a workout I've done on a loop where one 15min interval at 260something I was doing 24mph and another identical effort and...
11-03-21, 07:07 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

question wasnít for me but Iíll answer. Intervals...

question wasnít for me but Iíll answer. Intervals can require specific gears, like if Iím doing a workout where Iím trying to average 265w on an interval, I may sometimes find one gear requires me to...
10-31-21, 08:54 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

did 4hrs on the trainer yesterday, what a slog,...

did 4hrs on the trainer yesterday, what a slog, mainly a saddle comfort issue, if it weren't for that it would be a lot easier to handle. I skipped out on CX racing this week because it's been...
10-29-21, 05:33 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

leaving aside some of the sensationalism on the...

leaving aside some of the sensationalism on the topic, sometimes there are benefits for 'more gears' and sometimes there aren't, especially given how fiddly front derailleurs can be. My road bike is...
10-12-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 159
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Posted By hubcyclist

i've been racing CX too, usual string of midpack...

i've been racing CX too, usual string of midpack results for the most part, but this past Sunday was my A race (and my club's race too) and I was as high as 9th in the first lap, I think (based on my...
09-17-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,463
Posted By hubcyclist

Definitely a strawman, but that isn't to say some...

Definitely a strawman, but that isn't to say some of us don't use that metric as a fun goal to achieve. I did it in June after a couple of prior attempts, next milestone is 4:45. But yeah, there...
09-07-21, 06:48 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

weekend was a quite mixed bag, got outside for a...

weekend was a quite mixed bag, got outside for a great workout on Saturday, really wish I had more time to be out, but kept it to 2hrs. Sunday went out and 6mins into the ride a screw decided to get...
09-01-21, 05:02 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

yesterday did an anaerobic workout (level 6 for...

yesterday did an anaerobic workout (level 6 for those on TR) ranging from 15-60sec and between 140-160%. The 60min workout had an IF of 0.92. On Sat I did several 2min vo2 things outside, set a...
08-27-21, 02:11 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

I've been doing similar stuff on the CX plan,...

I've been doing similar stuff on the CX plan, yesterday was Maria and next week is Flume +2. my first 2 races are sept 11 and 12 right after an easy week, so I'm essentially peaking for these (I do...
08-21-21, 07:19 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

did one of the harder vo2 workouts I remember...

did one of the harder vo2 workouts I remember doing, 4x4min @ 115% (I've never done much past 3 mins before). Good news is I think I've set an all time best 4min power, so that's good. I went outside...
08-18-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,468
Posted By hubcyclist

this is mine (power curve is from an app I made...

this is mine (power curve is from an app I made myself using python/django), this curve just encompasses 2021 data. Clearly I don’t work on a lot of sprint stuff lol not totally obvious but my nearly...
08-17-21, 12:35 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

started the CX specialty plan on TR, anaerobic...

started the CX specialty plan on TR, anaerobic workout today varying in length from 15-85sec, not too hard. Racing is less than a month away so curious how all this training translates to racing...
08-16-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,659
Posted By hubcyclist

Well TR is trying to do such a thing with their...

Well TR is trying to do such a thing with their progression levels (and also using these as a way to scale what workouts are assigned to the user that are within their particular level). My sweet...
08-12-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17,202
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Posted By hubcyclist

it's 90 degrees in the Boston area today (92...

it's 90 degrees in the Boston area today (92 currently lol) not that I generally go outside to workout on weekdays but that's a nonstarter today. Just settled for my like 80 degree basement, did 3x30...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,685
Posted By hubcyclist

im saying, at least for me, I donít feel any...

im saying, at least for me, I donít feel any different strain on my body when I start to ride outside after being inside. In fact I race Cx (not terribly) with not that much outdoor training. I think...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,685
Posted By hubcyclist

that's a function of cooling and air circulation...

that's a function of cooling and air circulation indoors, I use 3 powerful fans inside (lasko pro performance) and my power matches both inside and out pretty closely
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