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09-20-21, 03:03 AM
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Posted By ntnyln

I did my first mass start race in 2 years...

I did my first mass start race in 2 years yesterday. Considering I really haven't even done any group rides in that time (maybe 3 times with 3 or 4 guys) either the race went about as well as you...
09-14-21, 05:01 PM
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Posted By ntnyln

First business travel since Feb 2020 and man, am...

First business travel since Feb 2020 and man, am I out of travel shape. My body is really, really angry at me for messing up its nice little schedule. It was good to get out again, but still a little...
09-07-21, 04:56 PM
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Posted By ntnyln

Long indoor ride on Sat with 2 hrs endurance with...

Long indoor ride on Sat with 2 hrs endurance with 3' threshold every hour followed by 2x 15' threshold/10' endurance. 3.5 hrs total. Sunday was a free ride, so I tried to clean up the two shorter PDC...
09-02-21, 05:06 PM
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Posted By ntnyln

TT's are done and there is a circuit race on the...

TT's are done and there is a circuit race on the calendar in a few weeks, so in the event I feel like doing it, my coach has gone from TT focused training to dropping in a 5-set microburst workout of...
08-29-21, 04:34 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,533
Posted By ntnyln

Final TT of the year yesterday. I was right to be...

Final TT of the year yesterday. I was right to be a little concerned about the race but not because of my taper, but about the weather. The heat index put the temp up in the upper 90's. Flat, fast...
08-26-21, 05:31 PM
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Posted By ntnyln

Argh... Nothing like spending hundreds of dollars...

Argh... Nothing like spending hundreds of dollars on a skinsuit with number pockets to only see this in the promoter's email:

If you choose to use a time trial suit with a race number pocket...
08-26-21, 10:54 AM
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Posted By ntnyln

So true. Thankfully it was threatening rain on...

So true. Thankfully it was threatening rain on Sunday or I would have just kept going. Something so simple can be so complicated.
08-25-21, 11:27 AM
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Posted By ntnyln

Am I the only one who starts to worry if they are...

Am I the only one who starts to worry if they are feeling good while tapering? I always start worrying that I'm too rested and something is going to be missing come race day. I think it's odd, but...
08-23-21, 05:35 PM
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Posted By ntnyln

I've been listening to so many podcasts about...

I've been listening to so many podcasts about these aerometers and reading a ton of stuff online and every discussion pretty much says it's a complicated mess that requires so many precise data...
08-23-21, 04:53 AM
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Posted By ntnyln

Attempted to spend some quality time on the TT...

Attempted to spend some quality time on the TT bike this weekend in prep for the final TT this weekend, but I'm an idiot and broke my bike mid ride. I only have one bottle cage on the TT bike and...
08-20-21, 04:29 PM
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Posted By ntnyln

burnthesheep How has the work with the notio...

burnthesheep How has the work with the notio coming? Are you able to get workable numbers with it? How do you validate the numbers that come out if it? I've done no formal aero testing, but that's...
08-16-21, 05:04 PM
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Posted By ntnyln

I'm guessing you do your own wrenching? Do you...

I'm guessing you do your own wrenching? Do you pull off the derailleur each time you go 1x?
08-15-21, 04:00 PM
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Posted By ntnyln

Because I have more money than brains, I just put...

Because I have more money than brains, I just put a deposit on a frameset for a super-duper TT bike. The frame won't be here until like November, but that won't stop me from planning the build. I...
08-12-21, 05:06 PM
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Posted By ntnyln

It was only 74 at 5 am this morning, but 100%...

It was only 74 at 5 am this morning, but 100% humidity. I nearly drowned during my workout. The humidity went down later in the day, but the temp with heat index got over 100.
08-10-21, 04:51 PM
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Posted By ntnyln

I was racing the 3's trying to get my points and...

I was racing the 3's trying to get my points and even though I was competitive, I always ended up screwing the pooch somehow and would end up fifth or some stupid placing that was worth nothing and...
08-06-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,042
Posted By ntnyln

Thanks. I was just curious as I've done some...

Thanks. I was just curious as I've done some reading on different diets and am always interested in the discussions around all diets (fasting, keto, paleo etc) work because they all generally create...
08-06-21, 02:24 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,042
Posted By ntnyln

Friday weigh in has me back down to 150. ...

Friday weigh in has me back down to 150.

Hermes With your fasting, it sounds like you are reducing your food volume as well since you say it is has reduced the amount of food purchased. Are you...
08-04-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 80
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Posted By ntnyln

Hermes what are you doing differently besides...

Hermes what are you doing differently besides starting this thread?
08-04-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6,474
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Posted By ntnyln

I have a stock of DA chains because when I...

I have a stock of DA chains because when I couldn't get one when I needed it earlier this summer, so I bought 4 or 5 as soon as they became available since I have 3 bikes in rotation.
08-04-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6,474
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Posted By ntnyln

Coming soon to TT course near you...

Coming soon to TT course near you https://cyclingtips.com/2021/08/hope-gb-track-bike-ventures-outdoors-with-gears-and-integrated-disc-brakes/?mc_cid=8134d98c7a&mc_eid=1390285279
08-01-21, 03:52 AM
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Posted By ntnyln

I just had this experience with a collision shop....

I just had this experience with a collision shop. The first person I dealt with was horrible and made me hate the shop. I escalated and started dealing with his boss and the experience was completely...
07-31-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,533
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...
07-30-21, 02:39 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,042
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.
07-29-21, 02:29 AM
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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.
07-26-21, 04:08 PM
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Posted By ntnyln

Big fan of the retul fits. That's what my fitter...

Big fan of the retul fits. That's what my fitter uses. In addition to the using the data from the retul fit to identify opportunities for improvement, he essentially refused to use the shims everyone...
07-24-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 135
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Posted By ntnyln

Yep Have you had chatted with your team mate to...

Yep Have you had chatted with your team mate to figure out what he was doing?
07-24-21, 02:05 PM
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Posted By ntnyln

I've not used him, but this guy is a PT and has a...

I've not used him, but this guy is a PT and has a good reputation https://www.velofitpt.com/

This is my guy, and he is amazing. He's not a PT but he knows his stuff and helped me clear up a lot of...
07-21-21, 05:53 AM
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Posted By ntnyln

Take a lesson from Cavendish and get it while you...

Take a lesson from Cavendish and get it while you can. Smash the crits and then get the promoter to change categories for the RR and smash that.
07-21-21, 02:24 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,533
Posted By ntnyln

Hermes Thanks! It's taken over 3 years (including...

Hermes Thanks! It's taken over 3 years (including COVID time) to get into that position. I had fits that bookend COVID and spent the time in between focusing on the parts of my body that seemed to be...
07-20-21, 04:01 PM
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Posted By ntnyln

19.5 hours is huge!

19.5 hours is huge!
07-19-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,533
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 ...
07-18-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,533
Posted By ntnyln

Thanks! I saw a few photogs on the course, so...

Thanks! I saw a few photogs on the course, so I'll post pics as soon as they come out.
07-18-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,533
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, 05:04 PM
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Posted By ntnyln

furiousferret Rest up and get better quickly.

furiousferret Rest up and get better quickly.
07-12-21, 04:53 PM
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Views: 412,161
Posted By ntnyln

Flatballer I need an update on the beep. Have you...

Flatballer I need an update on the beep. Have you solved it?
07-10-21, 03:17 PM
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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.
07-08-21, 02:44 PM
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Posted By ntnyln

We did a 6 week block where the on weeks (2 on/1...

We did a 6 week block where the on weeks (2 on/1 off) where there. We spent all of COVID building up to that. I worked the whole time and went to the office, but could compartmentalize things to suit...
07-08-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,533
Posted By ntnyln

That's always the best part. Congrats on the...

That's always the best part.

Congrats on the series win!
07-07-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16,595
Views: 1,037,013
Posted By ntnyln

I have my two big TT's coming up the 18th and...

I have my two big TT's coming up the 18th and 31st so I'm in the first week of a taper. Volume is down and weekly TSS is down from 1k to 650-700 and I feel so flat. 650 had been my recovery weeks, so...
07-06-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 412,161
Posted By ntnyln

The roller coaster ride continues. It looks likes...

The roller coaster ride continues. It looks likes I am going to get that big promotion after all. It's getting hard to keep up with it all.
07-06-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,042
Posted By ntnyln

149 for last week's weigh in. Pretty much hanging...

149 for last week's weigh in. Pretty much hanging in the 149-150 range now.
07-06-21, 02:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,909
Posted By ntnyln

Not regular series, but I've done Sea Otter which...

Not regular series, but I've done Sea Otter which is done on Laguna Seca and a local stage race held the crit on a short oval racetrack because of road construction where the normal one was usually...
07-05-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 412,161
Posted By ntnyln

Looking for any help I can get, so I took the...

Looking for any help I can get, so I took the leap today and put a waxed chain on my TT bike for the upcoming races. Living in an apartment and managing chain cleaning and waxing is going to be...
07-02-21, 02:27 AM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 412,161
Posted By ntnyln

Just found out I'm going to get a nice promotion...

Just found out I'm going to get a nice promotion at work, but also found out that I'm not going to get the big promotion I really wanted due to politics. Talk about mixed emotions.
06-28-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 412,161
Posted By ntnyln

Hang in there. I think a lot of us are there. I'm...

Hang in there. I think a lot of us are there. I'm holding out hope that as people get more freedom back, the tension levels will drop.
06-28-21, 02:22 PM
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Posted By ntnyln

Last week was a recovery week and then 3 weeks...

Last week was a recovery week and then 3 weeks until my A race, a flat fast 40k TT. There is another more technical one the week after that I'll ride the wave for as well. Came out of it feeling...
06-24-21, 02:46 AM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 412,161
Posted By ntnyln

This is the truth. As we get closer to racing...

This is the truth. As we get closer to racing again here, I've been thinking the same thing about what happens if I get caught up in one of the no-race jitters crashes everyone is talking about. I do...
06-20-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 412,161
Posted By ntnyln

That's a huge bummer. We're there for you in...

That's a huge bummer. We're there for you in spirit.
06-20-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16,595
Views: 1,037,013
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...
06-20-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,533
Posted By ntnyln

I have white bar tape and round bars on my...

I have white bar tape and round bars on my Cervelo. Now, I haven't ridden it in 5 years, but still. :-)
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