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09-23-21, 11:16 PM
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Posted By Hermes

TMonk I agree and think glutes are key. I was...

TMonk I agree and think glutes are key. I was going to post something when you first talked about knee pain. As cyclists, we are quad centric. The quad gets stronger and shorter and pulls the...
09-23-21, 10:34 PM
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Views: 414,241
Posted By Hermes

IMO, social media and the internet are the worst...

IMO, social media and the internet are the worst places to get medical advice. I have made it a practice not to recommend anything to friends. It is like no good deed goes unpunished. What I think is...
09-21-21, 08:20 AM
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Views: 414,241
Posted By Hermes

revchuck :eek:. Wishing you the best outcome for...

revchuck :eek:. Wishing you the best outcome for recovery.
09-20-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16,602
Views: 1,039,091
Posted By Hermes

Saturday and Sunday were the same as last week. ...

Saturday and Sunday were the same as last week. Four hours total of endurance with 2xTorrey Pines hill VO2 and Threshold work. I rode both rides fasted having nothing but black coffee and not...
09-18-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By Hermes

I moved the thread from General to Tandem. It...

I moved the thread from General to Tandem. It may get more responses here. Also, DanRH if you decide to sell the tandem, since you are a paid member, you may used the tandem marketplace located...
09-18-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,312
Posted By Hermes

165 lb/ 75 kg this AM. -7 HS weight.:p

165 lb/ 75 kg this AM. -7 HS weight.:p
09-16-21, 05:30 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Tuesday Fiesta, TT bike, TTT 2x20K and Thursday...

Tuesday Fiesta, TT bike, TTT 2x20K and Thursday San Diego Velodrome team pursuit 3x4k with final flying 4K @ 6:15, 24 mph - very windy but nice day at SVD. I had great legs both days.
09-15-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,505
Posted By Hermes

I run latex and butyl tubes in clinchers and...

I run latex and butyl tubes in clinchers and latex in tubulars. I pump all tires every time I ride. It is sort of a pre-check inspection before riding. And I check electronic shifting battery...
09-12-21, 04:48 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Saturday endurance ride along the coast via Camp...

Saturday endurance ride along the coast via Camp Pendleton and San Onefre State park. Sunday was 2xTorrey Pines Hill plus endurance. Beautiful days and great legs.
09-10-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,078
Posted By Hermes

Wednesday night I did an hour of power at the...

Wednesday night I did an hour of power at the Carson Velodrome 250 meter indoor track 45 degree banking 2x60 laps with sprints every 10 laps.

Older not slower? I did not do this in my younger days...
09-09-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,211
Posted By Hermes

Gear inches are different for the same gear due...

Gear inches are different for the same gear due to different wheel size. A larger wheel diameter has to travel farther for the same pedal rotation.
09-09-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16,602
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Posted By Hermes

Hour of power at Velo Sports Center, Carson 2x60...

Hour of power at Velo Sports Center, Carson 2x60 laps with 3 laps sprints every ten laps. Here is the second set with motor.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=dmWeoYNBHk0
09-09-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6,520
Views: 414,241
Posted By Hermes

If I think of something to say, I immediately...

If I think of something to say, I immediately remind myself I have probably already said it. The question is…Is this a new audience.:D
09-08-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,893
Posted By Hermes

My favorite contemporary artist is Lady Gaga. And...

My favorite contemporary artist is Lady Gaga. And for classic rock it is hard to beat The Rolling Stones or The Who.

I play classical piano and currently taking lessons. I am working on Bach’s...
09-07-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16,602
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Posted By Hermes

Fiesta TT bikes 3 laps with 2(40”- 60”) 130%...

Fiesta TT bikes 3 laps with 2(40”- 60”) 130% intervals each lap. Tomorrow is a Carson Velodrome workout hour of power and then motor pacing. Today was a sort of a leg opener.
09-07-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 34,179
Posted By Hermes

BTS, I read the thread in ST, obviously, the data...

BTS, I read the thread in ST, obviously, the data is bogus. One of the many things I like about sanctioned racing is the officiating and rules. Generally, they are pretty good so when you win or...
09-06-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 16,602
Views: 1,039,091
Posted By Hermes

Saturday and Sunday 2 hours each of endurance...

Saturday and Sunday 2 hours each of endurance riding along the coast. There were a lot of cyclists on the road and many interesting characters. Great weather.
09-04-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By Hermes

The above comment indicates you need more pack...

The above comment indicates you need more pack riding practice prior to racing or you have the requisite practice and question your skill. Try to be confident, controlled and relaxed.

My add is...
09-02-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16,602
Views: 1,039,091
Posted By Hermes

Track workout at SDV - 3x4k team pursuit. Had...

Track workout at SDV - 3x4k team pursuit. Had the track to ourselves. Great day.
08-31-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16,602
Views: 1,039,091
Posted By Hermes

Fiesta TTT Tuesdays with partner 2x20k TTT on TT...

Fiesta TTT Tuesdays with partner 2x20k TTT on TT bikes 1/2 Lap exchanges. Legs felt great. Left the chain home. It was a slightly overcast day with low wind and low 70s temp. The fast guys were...
08-30-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,658
Posted By Hermes

Welcome back Dudelsack formerly The Weak Link. I...

Welcome back Dudelsack formerly The Weak Link. I always enjoyed your posts and threads that I would put in the dark humor meets tongue in cheek nouveau chic genre. I am 72 and getting to 70 was like...
08-29-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16,602
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Posted By Hermes

4 hours of endurance riding over the weekend with...

4 hours of endurance riding over the weekend with wife along the coast and through Camp Pendleton. I may have seen Doge on the tandem. It was a robust guy up front with a smaller stoker going...
08-29-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 11,079
Posted By Hermes

ntnyln Props on the series and race. From 1995...

ntnyln Props on the series and race. From 1995 to 2001, we lived in NW DC. The heat and humidity were difficult at times and we would cycle and run very early in the morning.

At least you were...
08-27-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,036
Posted By Hermes

First, welcome Scalage to Bike Forums. I race...

First, welcome Scalage to Bike Forums. I race road and track as many of my racing friends do as well. I have no credentials per se and just ride these things but I have been at it for some time...
08-27-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 16,602
Views: 1,039,091
Posted By Hermes

There is a lot of repetition required to perfect...

There is a lot of repetition required to perfect the body. My training is pretty boring to write about but I keep at it. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."...
08-25-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 16,602
Views: 1,039,091
Posted By Hermes

Yesterday, Fiesta. I planned on accelerations...

Yesterday, Fiesta. I planned on accelerations and jumps and then z2 for a couple of laps. When I finished my jumps, a group ride (one of many) swarmed me and I decided to tail gun. Also, I weighed...
08-25-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,910
Posted By Hermes

Here is an interesting book on recovery - Good to...

Here is an interesting book on recovery - Good to Go....
08-23-21, 01:38 PM
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Views: 180,721
Posted By Hermes

burnthesheep You may need this to monitor...

burnthesheep You may need this to monitor changing Rho and weather conditions....
08-23-21, 09:28 AM
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Views: 180,721
Posted By Hermes

I am somewhat sensitive to cadence when racing...

I am somewhat sensitive to cadence when racing (especially when fatigued at the end of the race) and find that even a 54/44 11/23 10 speed setup is not close spaced enough for a flat course. We used...
08-23-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,312
Posted By Hermes

New low mark of 166.2.

New low mark of 166.2.
08-12-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,253
Posted By Hermes

Hmmm. My power intervals are dishonest. I get a...

Hmmm. My power intervals are dishonest. I get a little bit more speed that way.:D
08-11-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16,602
Views: 1,039,091
Posted By Hermes

Yesterday drove to Carson for another track...

Yesterday drove to Carson for another track workout. I took a couple of days off so this was my first day back. Legs felt great.

I will log 17 hours of piano practice going into today’s 1.5...
08-09-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 901
Posted By Hermes

My counter to your question is why do you want to...

My counter to your question is why do you want to know?

To answer your question based upon my anecdotal study of me N=1, my quads can get tired and sore racing up hills, racing on the track and...
08-09-21, 11:55 AM
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Views: 414,241
Posted By Hermes

cmh Heal up fast. I hate soft tissue injuries.

cmh Heal up fast. I hate soft tissue injuries.
08-09-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,312
Posted By Hermes

Okay. I am tapping the brake a bit. I was 166.8...

Okay. I am tapping the brake a bit. I was 166.8 this AM and 166.4 yesterday.
08-08-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,078
Posted By Hermes

In 2010, I raced the World Track Championships in...

In 2010, I raced the World Track Championships in Anadia Portugal. It was a fun track and then we drove down the coast to Lisbon, spent a few days and flew home. You are in the southern coast of...
08-06-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,312
Posted By Hermes

I do not count calories per se. Basically, I eat...

I do not count calories per se. Basically, I eat the same things all the time but very little, if any, snacking. I used to eat a potato and now I eat 1/2 of a potato. I used to have a banana with...
08-04-21, 10:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,312
Posted By Hermes

I set a goal and became committed to weight loss....

I set a goal and became committed to weight loss. I wanted to try the intermittent fasting and set a goal to get in two fasted days per week. I then added fasted morning high intensity workouts.
...
08-04-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16,602
Views: 1,039,091
Posted By Hermes

It is a track frame and the nomenclature is odd....

It is a track frame and the nomenclature is odd. My wife has two of them (identical) - one for SD and the other for Carson. A couple of weeks ago one of my wife’s racing friends was at SDV with her...
08-04-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,312
Posted By Hermes

New low this AM 168.00. I am down 10 pounds since...

New low this AM 168.00. I am down 10 pounds since starting this thread.
08-04-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 16,602
Views: 1,039,091
Posted By Hermes

Drove up to Carson Velodrome and did a track...

Drove up to Carson Velodrome and did a track workout. 4x2k team pursuits in 96 gear inches with a roll up start. There was one other racer with us who then left and we had the indoor velodrome to...
08-02-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,078
Posted By Hermes

To be clear, given the same knowledge,...

To be clear, given the same knowledge, opportunity, motivation, coaching and finances, my younger self would trounce my older self. Running and throwing, there is no comparison between my 20s and...
08-01-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,078
Posted By Hermes

Congrats on the Tunitas Creek climb. I did that...

Congrats on the Tunitas Creek climb. I did that climb a lot and one year the Low Key Hill Climb series featured it in the series. I did it and there was another section added that was harder and...
08-01-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16,602
Views: 1,039,091
Posted By Hermes

Went to SD Velodrome on Saturday and there were a...

Went to SD Velodrome on Saturday and there were a couple of guys there who left so we had the track to ourselves. I have switched to high intensity short duration workouts for awhile. These are...
08-01-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,204
Posted By Hermes

And the design is a bit behind the curve as Team...

And the design is a bit behind the curve as Team USA cycling women world champion pursuit team used a bike in the Rio Olympics with the drive train on the other side to reduce aero drag 3.5 seconds...
07-29-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 16,602
Views: 1,039,091
Posted By Hermes

San Diego Velodrome warmup, accelerations and...

San Diego Velodrome warmup, accelerations and jumps and then 3xkilos. Went late morning and it was windy which is no big deal other than the wind craters the speed. Nice day. Today, Fiesta would...
07-28-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,312
Posted By Hermes

168.6 this AM. I was on fire last night at...

168.6 this AM. I was on fire last night at Carson. This is a great weight for me.
07-28-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16,602
Views: 1,039,091
Posted By Hermes

Velo Sports Center (Carson) structured workout. ...

Velo Sports Center (Carson) structured workout. Warmup, accelerations and jumps. Then solo 3 kilos plus a 2k team pursuit with my wife and then two full lap pursuit style standing starts. All 96...
07-27-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16,602
Views: 1,039,091
Posted By Hermes

I do a morning track workout on coffee and very...

I do a morning track workout on coffee and very little anything else and the workout will consist of mostly anaerobic and neuromuscular efforts. However, there is not a lot of duration.
07-27-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6,520
Views: 414,241
Posted By Hermes

It would be a long drive for me to ERO in your...

It would be a long drive for me to ERO in your locale.:D
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