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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...
Forum: Touring
06-28-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 937
Posted By hubcyclist

When I went to Portugal a few years back I used a...

When I went to Portugal a few years back I used a company which shipped the bike to whatever lodging youíll be using, although if you arenít staying in the same place or returning to the same lodging...
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...
06-13-22, 04:47 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

it was supposed to be (ambitiously) a 16hr week,...

it was supposed to be (ambitiously) a 16hr week, but we just made it to 12 because sunday was my anniversary and a combo of my sleeping late and my wife getting up earlier than usual made it so I had...
06-08-22, 11:20 AM
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Views: 9,802
Posted By hubcyclist

Not sure how I got consecutive top 10's in road...

Not sure how I got consecutive top 10's in road races this year on my >20lbs Allez
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....
06-03-22, 06:23 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

So someone I know loaned me some superteam carbon...

So someone I know loaned me some superteam carbon wheels 60/90. The wheels have gp4000 tires while I have gp5000s on my stock wheels on my Allez (axis sport house brand). I did a ride today while...
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...
05-28-22, 01:43 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

my son got covid on sunday and diagnosed monday...

my son got covid on sunday and diagnosed monday at the doctor (he had tested negative twice at home but had a not good sounding cough), and my wife tested positive wed. I'm either negative or...
05-27-22, 05:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By hubcyclist

My running history is very limited, I did a relay...

My running history is very limited, I did a relay duathlon with my wife a few years back (2016, so it's been a bit) and I did the run legs, and I did 22:29 and 23:18, completely untrained. According...
05-23-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,657
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,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 535
Posted By hubcyclist

When I went to portugal in 2018, I rented from...

When I went to portugal in 2018, I rented from this company https://www.cycling-rentals.com/ They'll ship to your hotel (in a HUGE box, it's all put together except for handlebar). In my case I was...
05-19-22, 11:51 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

No worries man! you gotta take care of life too! ...

No worries man! you gotta take care of life too! As of now there are 19 in the 4/5 40+ field, would be nice to have more folks (the regular 4/5 field has 66 and might fill up!). I've been building...
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...
05-04-22, 04:53 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

i'm 160ish, and the various modeling stuff I've...

i'm 160ish, and the various modeling stuff I've tried (mywindsock, bike calculator) model 22mph for 260ish, would love to unlock more speed, esp since I want to try to do a solo century averaging...
05-03-22, 11:36 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

at 53:40 on this video I pop out from the left...

at 53:40 on this video I pop out from the left side and move near the front, and it's evidently about 3mins from the finish, I think if there was a chance for a YOLO move that might have been it, but...
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...
04-28-22, 07:33 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

weird couple of weeks, last week was visiting...

weird couple of weeks, last week was visiting in-laws and doing interval workouts on a stages spin bike at a gym with bad cooling wasn't motivating so I did a lot of z2, came home Friday and on Sat...
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...
04-17-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 17,068
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Posted By hubcyclist

I haven’t ridden in two days, which of course...

I haven’t ridden in two days, which of course means the past 20 odd weeks have been for naught. Visiting in laws this week and gym is closed today, unfortunately bringing my CX bike would have been...
04-11-22, 07:53 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

did 12hrs this past week, it was the first week...

did 12hrs this past week, it was the first week of the block, did over-unders Tuesday, some over threshold stuff Thurs (solid for 2 of 3, struggled with 3rd due to heating up) and Sat did 2x30ish at...
04-05-22, 05:38 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

started next phase of training today, race prep,...

started next phase of training today, race prep, did 3x12 over unders outside today, wasn't too bad. I did get a flat at the end (I drove out to the loop and was riding back to my car) and didn't...
04-03-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,657
Posted By hubcyclist

practice crit today, did the B race (3/4) because...

practice crit today, did the B race (3/4) because doing the 4/5 last week, while fun, was way too short since they're doing a 10min neutral then only 20mins of racing. Not much of note today, only...
04-01-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,290
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...
03-26-22, 05:07 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

did a crit thing today, practice crit series. I...

did a crit thing today, practice crit series. I opted to do the C race, which is 4/5, since I'm rusty and didn't want to mix up with the 3's. The race started with some neutral laps, and then when...
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
Replies: 17,068
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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,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-22, 05:32 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,380
Posted By hubcyclist

let's cut it out. Yeah, I made a snarky remark in...

let's cut it out. Yeah, I made a snarky remark in the racing forum. But I'm not a troll and I don't hang around to stoke the flames. I have my opinions and folks have theirs. You're not convincing me...
03-01-22, 07:27 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

will you be signing up for Harvard? Reg opened...

will you be signing up for Harvard? Reg opened today! We have a 4/5 40+ field which Iím excited for, donít want to deal with strong younger guys lol

i just finished a vo2 focused block, focused on...
02-28-22, 12:20 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

yeah it's no win, I've never considered myself a...

yeah it's no win, I've never considered myself a troll but I guess I'm persona non grata there at the moment lol
02-28-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7,014
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Posted By hubcyclist

anyone want to jump in the road forum and help me...

anyone want to jump in the road forum and help me out against the Freds? lol people are offended I've given advice to a poster for wanting to get $3k aero wheels to forget the wheels and train more...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-22, 05:20 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,380
Posted By hubcyclist

No, but it's prob better advice than enabling...

No, but it's prob better advice than enabling someone to spend thousands of dollars, probably unnecessarily, for a fleeting feeling of satisfaction. One of the problem with serious hobbyist forums is...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,380
Posted By hubcyclist

Yes yes, I’m aware of all the justifications....

Yes yes, I’m aware of all the justifications. Doesn’t change my opinion
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,380
Posted By hubcyclist

I generally fall on the side of wheels being a...

I generally fall on the side of wheels being a pretty overrated upgrade for folks, mainly because it seems silly to spend so much money for a minute an hour savings. This is especially so if the user...
02-21-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,657
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
Replies: 7,014
Views: 509,029
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By hubcyclist

my first road bike, which I got from a co-worker...

my first road bike, which I got from a co-worker for $100 in 2014, was a Raleigh r600 with 8 speed 105, heck of a deal and I rode that for a few years until I got my Allez, which is also 8 speed and...
02-11-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 17,068
Views: 1,198,892
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
Replies: 17,068
Views: 1,198,892
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
02-10-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 17,068
Views: 1,198,892
Posted By hubcyclist

so TR has given folks early access to their new...

so TR has given folks early access to their new FTP estimation thing, which they claim is not just an algorithm based on one's power curve. Anyhow, I tried an estimate and it estimates me to have a...
02-08-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17,068
Views: 1,198,892
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...
02-06-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 17,068
Views: 1,198,892
Posted By hubcyclist

Last day of rest week. Iím going to be doing a...

Last day of rest week. Iím going to be doing a vo2 block so in prep I tried a quick workout to see how I do with a 5min effort and picked 110% of my currently set ftp, my Hr topped off at 170 which...
01-30-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17,068
Views: 1,198,892
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
Replies: 17,068
Views: 1,198,892
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
Replies: 17,068
Views: 1,198,892
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
Replies: 7,014
Views: 509,029
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
Replies: 17,068
Views: 1,198,892
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...
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