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Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,553
Posted By procrit

Wait till he finds out commercial jets use lots...

Wait till he finds out commercial jets use lots of carbon fiber and composites for frames and fuselages that are subjected to harsher conditions than a typical road bike frame.
11-07-22, 05:29 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

Ended up with a nasty cold and then bronchitis...

Ended up with a nasty cold and then bronchitis which kept me off the bike for almost two weeks. Iím now in full base miles mode, and back in the gym to add some strength and muscle mass. I think at...
10-21-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

I went for a walk with morning which turned into...

I went for a walk with morning which turned into adding in 250 walking lunges, and then finished it off with an actual JOG for one mile. Doesn't seem like much, but considering I was wearing a brace...
10-20-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

Quick 60 min spin in the country over lunch. Now...

Quick 60 min spin in the country over lunch. Now back to work!
10-19-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

Quick 90 min endurance ride. Got some better...

Quick 90 min endurance ride. Got some better sleep last night and feel good today. I'm probably going to use this time to de-load for a bit and not build CTL until all of the work situation clears...
10-18-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

Supposed to do a long ride today but issues at...

Supposed to do a long ride today but issues at work kept me up all night and I was in no shape to get a workout in. Tomorrow, maybe!
10-17-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

A quick hour of z2 plus a 3x5' @ vo2 at 530am, no...

A quick hour of z2 plus a 3x5' @ vo2 at 530am, no caffeine. Matched my best 5' power of the year on all three without much trouble.

Gained 20% CTL over the last 3 weeks or so (peaked at 50 last...
10-15-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

2 1/2 hour z2 plus another hour of mtb trails...

2 1/2 hour z2 plus another hour of mtb trails with the family. Now itís time for a nap!
10-13-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By procrit

Be careful, racing can become addicting! I say...

Be careful, racing can become addicting! I say you should try the same category a few more times and try to win it before you move up! Use the lower level to work on racing tactics and figure out...
10-13-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

Yesterday I had a bunch of work to do so I ended...

Yesterday I had a bunch of work to do so I ended up just doing a weight session mid day. Woke up today and knocked out a bunch of work and decided to go cruise the local mtb trails with no real...
10-11-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

Got to see an amazing sun rise again on an early...

Got to see an amazing sun rise again on an early morning 2 hr z2 ride. One of these days I'm going to bump one of my mid week rides to 2 1/2 or 3 hours. 2 hours is simply not enough time in this...
10-09-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

Cased a double, twice, and my right knee did not...

Cased a double, twice, and my right knee did not like it. The pain I had from the crash, thatís been virtually gone as of late, is back. Not nearly as bad but enough to make me think about taking...
10-07-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

100 minute ride, 60 min z2 with 40 min z4. I...

100 minute ride, 60 min z2 with 40 min z4. I felt like I had a TON of power on tap and could've smashed all of this years power records today, but kept to the planned workout. Motocross tomorrow...
10-04-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

2 hr z2 with a few vo2 intervals. Set another 5í...

2 hr z2 with a few vo2 intervals. Set another 5í power record for 2022 by 5% again on the last one with gas left in the tank. *Only* 60 more watts to get to my 2020 power lol.
10-03-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

Long weekend on two wheels... my five year old is...

Long weekend on two wheels... my five year old is getting REALLY fast in the woods and is almost ready to step up to a 20". He definitely has been bitten by the two-wheel bug...
09-30-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

Tried the interval session again today with a...

Tried the interval session again today with a fresh charge on the wahoo elemnt and ended up with record power numbers for the year for 5' and 10', and felt like I had another 5% or more power in...
09-29-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By procrit

Well, it truly is calories in calories out, but...

Well, it truly is calories in calories out, but not all calories are created equal in terms of delivering the energy you need to sustain workouts, or keep you full enough during the day or night,...
09-28-22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

Went out for a 2 1/2 hr ride today, planning on...

Went out for a 2 1/2 hr ride today, planning on doing zone 2 then throw in a few vo2 intervals at the very end. Bike computer randomly died right before the intervals (I had just pulled it off the...
09-21-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

Has anyone experimented with doing low-mid zone 2...

Has anyone experimented with doing low-mid zone 2 vs riding the edge of the top of zone 2? Curious what sort of differences you guys experienced in terms of fatigue, fitness, ability to do volume,...
09-21-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By procrit

Perform a 5 minute all out test, a five minute...

Perform a 5 minute all out test, a five minute break, then do a 20 minute all out test. Take that 20 minute power and multiply by 0.95 for your FTP.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,316
Posted By procrit

The Assiomas give you a lot of data on pedal...

The Assiomas give you a lot of data on pedal stroke and are very durable, and you can swap them between bikes where most other types of power meters are fixed to one bike. The app works great and...
09-13-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

First 2x20 I've done since 2020. First interval...

First 2x20 I've done since 2020. First interval ended up about 5 watts over my target. On the second I started at my target and ramped 10 watts every few minutes until I was 40 watts over my target...
09-12-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

Well, I'll add a bit more load this week and see...

Well, I'll add a bit more load this week and see how it goes, and hope that all the trend data is actually correct. I don't feel over trained or even that far overreached... maybe it's right!
09-03-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

Weights and zone 1 elliptical yesterday, 3 hour...

Weights and zone 1 elliptical yesterday, 3 hour zone 2 ride today with a quick 10 min ftp-ish effort at the end. Legs a little tired from the week but surprisingly felt better and better as the ride...
08-30-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

I did! Tons of rainbow trout and silver salmon,...

I did! Tons of rainbow trout and silver salmon, a few grayling, and some pink and chum salmon as well. One of the creeks we fished was loaded with spawning sockeyes and there were tons of grizzlies...
08-21-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

Oof. My recovery ability sucks. The big ride made...

Oof. My recovery ability sucks. The big ride made my resting HR go from 41 to 50 lol. I guess I also did two hours of yard work in the sun, tried a new brewery, plus went out the family and didnít...
08-20-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

Did a 200 TSS long ride today and it felt really...

Did a 200 TSS long ride today and it felt really good. One more day left to get in some training and Iím off to a five day fishing trip.
08-16-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

No not currently burned out at all. Itís just...

No not currently burned out at all. Itís just something Iíve dealt with before and want to avoid it if at all possible.

Ive considered doing some spring road races and maybe some mountain bike...
08-11-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

I haven't been over 40 CTL since I got the 'vid...

I haven't been over 40 CTL since I got the 'vid like 18 months ago. I had major recovery issues even 6-8 months post covid, and couldn't get over 30 CTL without feeling terrible. My HR was also way...
08-11-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 26,441
Posted By procrit

I've experimented with high protein, low fat, low...

I've experimented with high protein, low fat, low carb, keto, vegan, pretty much every diet imaginable since 1998, and the one that makes the most sense to me is moderate protein and fat, and high...
10-01-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

I hit a milestone today too, down 20lb since...

I hit a milestone today too, down 20lb since March. About 3 lb a month. 14 to go until 72 kg. That would in fact be the lightest I've been since Jr High, and almost 50lb less than my heaviest when...
09-24-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

My Oct-Dec looks crazy. Literally 4 weekends...

My Oct-Dec looks crazy. Literally 4 weekends "open" between now and 2021. I've shifted my training schedule to just Mon-Fri, including a longer ride or two mid week as well. I can still get them...
09-22-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

One thing I've noticed is that the heavy rims...

One thing I've noticed is that the heavy rims with lots of spokes and draggy tires makes power numbers easier to hit on flat roads. It feels kind of like going up a hill where you can maintain...
09-21-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

Sounds like you need to channel Jens Voigt and...

Sounds like you need to channel Jens Voigt and just tell your legs to shut up lol.
09-21-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

Even during 20' intervals some portion of your...

Even during 20' intervals some portion of your power is going to be produced anaerobically. Maybe only a 5%, but that 5% is most likely what is causing your legs to "fail". Improving vo2 and...
09-20-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

3x10' today. Wish it was a 1x30', taking a break...

3x10' today. Wish it was a 1x30', taking a break then mentally regrouping for another one is the hard part.
09-20-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

Tropical storm about to hit and rain on us for...

Tropical storm about to hit and rain on us for 3-4 days. Guess Iíll have to ride the stupid trainer lol.

Set PRs for a 10í then a 5í effort at the end of a solid z2 ride yesterday. Iím down 10%...
09-18-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

5 pounds in two weeks is huge. I'm trying to...

5 pounds in two weeks is huge. I'm trying to lose 1-2 pounds a month right now lol.
09-14-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

I'm more of a put head phones on and black out...

I'm more of a put head phones on and black out during the workout. Turning my brain off is one of my favorite things to do, whether it's cycling, meditation, or sleep.
09-14-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

Put in a 2800 kJ endurance ride Saturday, legs...

Put in a 2800 kJ endurance ride Saturday, legs felt great, no problem recovering from it. I hit the forest Sunday on the dirt bike for 3 hours, mostly single track / technical stuff, and my body is...
09-10-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

I made a strava loop a couple of days ago that is...

I made a strava loop a couple of days ago that is around 45-50í going full gas, about a 10í warmup to get to the start point from my house. 3 turns that require letting off, otherwise the rest you...
09-09-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

All of you guys on the west coast stay safe! ...

All of you guys on the west coast stay safe! Those fires are no joke.

I popped a rib out of place wakeboarding, got it popped back in place, then got in a small car wreck and it popped back out...
08-24-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

You guys ever doubt your training towards the end...

You guys ever doubt your training towards the end of a training block when work outs gets hard to complete, sleep suffers, legs feel tired, etc? I swear my brain tells me "welp, I over did it this...
08-07-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 69,821
Posted By procrit

If you determine doing something professionally...

If you determine doing something professionally as making enough money to live and raise families, there's probably only like 30% of the the US that are working "professionally" at all lol.
08-05-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

Don't laugh, but I just figured out how to get...

Don't laugh, but I just figured out how to get strava segments on my wahoo LOL. Found a good one to hit after my 90' endurance ride and broke my 10' power record and almost matched my 5' power...
08-04-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

My favorite days are the long endurance rides...

My favorite days are the long endurance rides too. Looking forward to some big weeks this winter.

I felt amazing on the ride this morning. Starting to see a glimpse of fitness. One day at a time.
08-03-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

Huge ride this weekend for me, 215 TSS, 82 miles....

Huge ride this weekend for me, 215 TSS, 82 miles. My local club grouped passed me going the opposite direction about an hour into my planned z2 solo ride. I spun around quickly and started chasing,...
07-29-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

5' power is up about 30-40 watts (325 vs 364) and...

5' power is up about 30-40 watts (325 vs 364) and 20' power is up 25+ watts since May (288 vs 315). My biggest struggle is getting proper recovery / adequate sleep. If I get 6 hours a night I...
06-26-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

FTP intervals and 3 hours of endurance...

FTP intervals and 3 hours of endurance tomorrow... easy day lol.
06-23-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17,308
Views: 1,238,592
Posted By procrit

Spent a week in the mountains and coming back to...

Spent a week in the mountains and coming back to sea level feels great. FTP / VO2 power numbers feels about 10-15w higher than a month ago, but even so, still a long way to go. I also hired a...
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