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07-27-21, 12:03 PM
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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
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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
07-26-21, 08:36 AM
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Posted By Hermes

I use ERO as well. They have a studio at the...

I use ERO as well. They have a studio at the Carson track. ERO has a large data base of international and profession athletes that includes pro racing success as well as solving problems.

Having...
07-23-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 975
Posted By Hermes

Moved from 50+ to A&S

Moved from 50+ to A&S
07-22-21, 09:16 AM
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Posted By Hermes

I think FF is sick and hopefully getting better. ...

I think FF is sick and hopefully getting better. wktmeow did the race.
07-22-21, 09:08 AM
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Posted By Hermes

I am 6’ tall with long arms 74” wing span and...

I am 6’ tall with long arms 74” wing span and legs 34 inch inseam. ERO wanted me to try 155 cranks. It is all about aero and breathing. Shorter cranks in pursuit allow a greater hip angle and...
07-22-21, 08:38 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Dentist intervals yesterday. Two old crowns...

Dentist intervals yesterday. Two old crowns removed - 1.5 hours of chair time TSS = 100.
07-22-21, 08:34 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Not doing this yet but it seems interesting....

Not doing this yet but it seems interesting. Blood flow restriction for training and recovery.
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07-21-21, 11:25 AM
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Posted By Hermes

carpediemracing Glad to see you back at the...

carpediemracing Glad to see you back at the track. One aspect that has changed is the use of larger gears and shorter cranks. When I was doing sprint training a couple of years ago, After warmup and...
07-20-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 102
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Posted By Hermes

ntnyln As a self-appointed expert on everything...

ntnyln As a self-appointed expert on everything fast, that is a very fast setup and body morphology. Good grief, what is not to like. Perfect back and head position. I watched the TT stages of the...
07-20-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By Hermes

Removed commercial solicitation. Thread reopened.

Removed commercial solicitation. Thread reopened.
07-20-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By Hermes

Closing thread for review by the moderation team.

Closing thread for review by the moderation team.
07-20-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,953
Posted By Hermes

Thread closed.

Thread closed.
07-20-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,526
Posted By Hermes

Chef1978 This is a very old thread which we call...

Chef1978 This is a very old thread which we call zombie threads. More than likely, many members, who were active at that time, are no longer interested. I will let this thread run and see if it...
07-19-21, 12:21 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Track on Saturday with wife. 2x2K TTT, 25 mph...

Track on Saturday with wife. 2x2K TTT, 25 mph (meh) and 4K TTT riding two z2 laps and one fast last taking turns leading out. Nice day at the track. Sunday was a 30 mile endurance ride along the...
07-18-21, 04:23 PM
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Posted By Hermes

ntnyln Fantastic win and result.

ntnyln Fantastic win and result.
07-17-21, 04:06 PM
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Posted By Hermes

tylerbon This is a zombie thread from 2016. Many...

tylerbon This is a zombie thread from 2016. Many of the posters as well as OP may not follow BF any longer. I will leave this open and see if it gets any interest but if not, I am going to close...
07-16-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 102
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Posted By Hermes

cmh That was an excellent result and solid team...

cmh That was an excellent result and solid team work. Racing is always about who shows up (and doesn’t) but it sounds like a tough field.
07-16-21, 12:33 PM
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Posted By Hermes

furiousferret Take care of those kidneys - very...

furiousferret Take care of those kidneys - very important. Get better fast.
07-16-21, 09:05 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Compartmentalize the craziness where you can and...

Compartmentalize the craziness where you can and know that it will go away in the future. Try to stay positive and find as many things as possible that are good.

Much like racing in a peloton...
07-16-21, 08:36 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Here is the link to the San Diego Tribune article...

Here is the link to the San Diego Tribune article on the BWR. It may be available to non subscribers to read.
...
07-14-21, 03:44 PM
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Posted By Hermes

furiousferret ihad a sting in the mouth a few...

furiousferret ihad a sting in the mouth a few months ago and took prednisone / Benadryl Feel better fast
07-14-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,868
Posted By Hermes

Wout van Aert, the Belgium TdF rider, who came in...

Wout van Aert, the Belgium TdF rider, who came in second to Cav on a sprint finish and the NEXT day won the double climb up Mount Venteux is my new fav pro racer - 6’2” 172 pounds 26 years old. He...
07-14-21, 09:19 AM
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Posted By Hermes

This AM the San Diego newspaper had a significant...

This AM the San Diego newspaper had a significant article about the BWR in the print section. For some reason, it is not in the electronic version or at least, I cannot find it.

The promoters do...
07-14-21, 08:46 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Did you see TdF rider who went from 5th to 9th...

Did you see TdF rider who went from 5th to 9th losing time on a descent and run in to the finish? He had his jersey open for the climb and did not zip it up for the descent. It was flapping the...
07-13-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,868
Posted By Hermes

I have continued with the intermittent fasting...

I have continued with the intermittent fasting doing training rides with little to no food in my stomach - road and track workouts.

I had my annual with my cardiologist a couple of weeks ago. She...
07-13-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 16,521
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Posted By Hermes

This AM 2x20k hour of power TTT. Great morning...

This AM 2x20k hour of power TTT. Great morning at Fiesta.

BWR ride. This looks like a totally fun race/ride worth doing. Let’s check my assets and liabilities.

Gravel bike - yes but no...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,868
Posted By Hermes

terrymorse Yes, Jefferson. Great pics and...

terrymorse Yes, Jefferson. Great pics and illustration. I doubt it will do Larry any good. Rules do not seem to apply to him.

I found Woodside one of the most cycling friendly areas. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,868
Posted By Hermes

Former NorCal rider/racer for 10 years living in...

Former NorCal rider/racer for 10 years living in San Mateo. I rode all the roads discussed in this thread, belonged to Larry’s fav racing team and raced up most of the climbs.

Woodside, CA has...
07-12-21, 08:19 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Note to self. If in a professional stage race on...

Note to self. If in a professional stage race on TV, remember to zip up the jersey when trying to chase back on going downhill into the wind after a climb.
07-10-21, 01:04 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Motor pacing session at San Diego this AM. The...

Motor pacing session at San Diego this AM. The guy we use in LA came down this morning. 3x2k pursuits with speeds similar to Carson but a more bumpy track and I added a fourth chase the motor roll...
07-10-21, 12:55 PM
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Views: 2,868
Posted By Hermes

168.4 this AM. Off to the track.

168.4 this AM. Off to the track.
07-09-21, 09:25 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Motor pacing night at Carson. 3 x 8 lap efforts...

Motor pacing night at Carson. 3 x 8 lap efforts of different combinations of on and off the motor. The second set was 2 laps on and two laps off at 30 mph in 100.2 gear inches. Previously, a big...
07-09-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,132
Posted By Hermes

TMonk Sounds like a fun race. Was it Thurlow?

TMonk Sounds like a fun race. Was it Thurlow?
07-09-21, 08:03 AM
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Posted By Hermes

I will never complain again.

I will never complain again.
07-09-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,188
Posted By Hermes

Okay but a little too much. No more than 50 TSS...

Okay but a little too much. No more than 50 TSS for recovery and stay off of MUPS. If you see a flat bar assassin, duck into a coffee/donut shop.:D
07-08-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,188
Posted By Hermes

I would take a week off and decompress.

I would take a week off and decompress.
07-08-21, 10:00 AM
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Views: 5,132
Posted By Hermes

cmh Congrats on winning the series.

cmh Congrats on winning the series.
07-07-21, 09:41 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Leg opener on Fiesta yesterday to get ready or...

Leg opener on Fiesta yesterday to get ready or motor pacing at Carson today. I am treating the MP structured workouts like races / events. The track racing at SDV is interesting and I am sure a lot...
07-06-21, 12:11 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Yeah, but it does not hang around very long in...

Yeah, but it does not hang around very long in July. This AM at Fiesta was sunny with typical wind. More than likely the night and morning coastal low clouds are coming to an end.
07-05-21, 07:42 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Saturday 3xTorrey Pines threshold power climbing...

Saturday 3xTorrey Pines threshold power climbing efforts with the last one 16 watts higher than the first. Sunday, 4th, was a 2 hour a coffee ride along the coast.

The June gloom continues to...
07-05-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,868
Posted By Hermes

169.4 this AM. Okay, I am in my race weight...

169.4 this AM. Okay, I am in my race weight range of 167-170. 167 is ideal with my gym routine.
07-04-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,569
Posted By Hermes

I have the HRV turned on and I wear the watch all...

I have the HRV turned on and I wear the watch all the time such that I record sleep. My HRV is in the green, meaning good and there are trends. I do not try to interpret the data to predict...
07-01-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16,521
Views: 1,010,319
Posted By Hermes

Correct.

Correct.
07-01-21, 02:26 PM
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Posted By Hermes

On Fiesta, I hold z2 whatever and sometimes slow...

On Fiesta, I hold z2 whatever and sometimes slow down to take advantage of the course for an upcoming hard segment. At VSC or SDV, it is easy to ride at the stayers line in z2 and drop to the pole...
07-01-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16,521
Views: 1,010,319
Posted By Hermes

Tuesday, Fiesta TT bike, 3 laps of 30 seconds on...

Tuesday, Fiesta TT bike, 3 laps of 30 seconds on (>130%) one minute off and 5-8 minute rest between laps and then 2 laps of tempo. Power production felt about right for the effort. The weather has...
06-29-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,569
Posted By Hermes

Late to the party and congrats on the Felix 6x. ...

Late to the party and congrats on the Felix 6x. FWIW, I have an iWatch 6.0 but the primary reason is that all my other electronic equipment is Apple - iPad, Computer and iPhone. The watch...
06-28-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,149
Posted By Hermes

Great post CDR. Welcome back. You have been...

Great post CDR. Welcome back. You have been missed.
06-28-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By Hermes

I ride with juniors quite often at the track....

I ride with juniors quite often at the track. This pic was from 6 years ago at a training session at the outdoor velodrome during a motor paced workout. The way it worked was one signs up and we take...
06-28-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16,521
Views: 1,010,319
Posted By Hermes

At my track session at Carson on Wednesday, I...

At my track session at Carson on Wednesday, I talked with the aero testing guy who I have not seen since the Covid outbreak. We talked about more testing but he had nothing new to add to my position...
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