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04-19-21, 08:59 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Moment of truth tomorrow... Our mechanic's going...

Moment of truth tomorrow... Our mechanic's going to go through the car to see if I did aight or if I dun farked up.

And I'm taking the last of my 'general' step/board exams on weds/thurs this...
04-13-21, 10:53 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

I did a thing... ...

I did a thing...
...
03-30-21, 01:54 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

System 45 or whatnot. I used them for a season...

System 45 or whatnot. I used them for a season and got 250 more than I paid. I'm likely just going to ride/race my psimets till they die and retire the rim brake bike to the trainer after that....
03-26-21, 11:43 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

I did a thing... Or a thing finally...

I did a thing...

Or a thing finally happened. This bike has been in the works in some way, shape, or form since november when I bought an alu tcx on fb marketplace that turned out to have a...
03-23-21, 10:16 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Yup, second pfizer demolished me and quite a few...

Yup, second pfizer demolished me and quite a few people I know of all ages.
03-22-21, 02:18 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Side note: Listed and sold the williams carbon...

Side note: Listed and sold the williams carbon wheels I had bought last year. I rode them for a year and they were fast and fun but I'm likely going to end up with a disc bike and will get 'fast'...
03-21-21, 10:13 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

gsteinb I drove by on the way to Vermont....

gsteinb


I drove by on the way to Vermont. They just changed travel restrictions and don't require quarantine if you've been vaccinated.

I promptly put in for two days off and went up to Jay...
03-17-21, 02:11 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

I just had a birthday and my girlfriend had to...

I just had a birthday and my girlfriend had to remind me that I was turning 32 and not 33. I could have sworn I was turning 33.... oops.



I need to list my miata... need to fix a few small...
03-08-21, 09:49 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

I put in like 35 mins on the trainer this morning...

I put in like 35 mins on the trainer this morning to ease back into things. Gonna be hilarious to look at the numbers since I've been off for just about two months.
Warm weather means slush riding...
03-05-21, 02:37 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

I should probably get back on a bike this month...

I should probably get back on a bike this month...
02-24-21, 10:06 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Electronic cranks coming up next. Press a button...

Electronic cranks coming up next. Press a button to make the cranks longer for descents when you drop your post!
02-03-21, 09:48 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

4 hrs riding on groomers on saturday. 3-4...

4 hrs riding on groomers on saturday.

3-4 hrs riding in powder on monday evening coupled with 7 hours of a combination of being stuck and having to dig myself out, being stuck after being plowed...
01-28-21, 09:18 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

FUUUUUUUUUU! I'm pretty sure it was the...

FUUUUUUUUUU!

I'm pretty sure it was the other way around. Someone cut me off while warming up and chopped my wheel. I lined up with my knee bleeding lol.

I think that was the same day you...
01-26-21, 11:16 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

He's the ECCC head honcho for collegiate and we...

He's the ECCC head honcho for collegiate and we have a couple of friends in common. I've talked to him on instagram a few times and he seems like a totally stand up guy. His instagram Q&A's are very...
01-24-21, 11:40 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

A hamer so they can drope it when the time is...

A hamer so they can drope it when the time is right.
01-22-21, 04:24 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Anyone have any tips for road shoes? I bought a...

Anyone have any tips for road shoes? I bought a set of very lightly used old Sworks for about 180 recently and they just didn't work for me. I found them in the UK so had to pay shipping etc. TLDR...
01-11-21, 07:33 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

1:20 of Z2 on erg mode feels way harder if you...

1:20 of Z2 on erg mode feels way harder if you snowboarded for 3 hours that morning!
01-10-21, 02:41 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

172.5 53/39 SRM on paceline for about 400 bucks ...

172.5 53/39 SRM on paceline for about 400 bucks
https://forums.thepaceline.net/showthread.php?t=263143
01-07-21, 12:24 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Was scheduled to do the sufferfest 'full monty'...

Was scheduled to do the sufferfest 'full monty' test, but I'll be damned if I care about supra threshold power right now. Not planning on doing a ton of VO2 max or sprint style efforts for the next...
01-03-21, 07:07 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

When I do workouts and run both zwift and...

When I do workouts and run both zwift and sufferfest, I have sufferfest control my erg and zwift just sees my power so no issues with the ebb and flow.

Yesterday I did their 'cobbler' workout...
01-02-21, 11:11 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

How did you get the exactly same hours for both...

How did you get the exactly same hours for both years! Wild! Strong work all around.

Looking back at this year, I started putting in real time on the bike starting in aug/Sept. That's when my...
12-26-20, 09:41 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Pictures looked great! Hope you guys had a great...

Pictures looked great! Hope you guys had a great time.

I gave myself 50 for the first day where I was just tooling around for 1.5-2 hours and exploring the open terrain since I'd never been to...
12-25-20, 02:03 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Yeah honestly I think on thurs/Fri last week it...

Yeah honestly I think on thurs/Fri last week it might have been even higher because of the conditions. On Friday I ended up riding with a friend's mom who's a pretty phenomenal skier. Helluva workout...
12-22-20, 09:33 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

I'm hopeful they'll be able to ramp up Moderna...

I'm hopeful they'll be able to ramp up Moderna production. The Pfizer vaccine appears to be marginally better, but the storage is a pain in the ass. Realistically if enough people got either one we'd...
12-22-20, 09:30 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

This is incredible! ...

This is incredible!

https://www.velonews.com/news/road/how-a-strava-kom-helped-save-keegan-swirbuls-pro-career/



I'm just waiting for the 5g signal to go live before the nanobots take me...
12-22-20, 09:02 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Just got the first dose of the vaccine. 🙃

Just got the first dose of the vaccine.

🙃
12-20-20, 03:28 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Enjoy! Hope you get some pow!

Enjoy! Hope you get some pow!
12-20-20, 02:55 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Yeah, deep brain stimulation and there's a...

Yeah, deep brain stimulation and there's a dopamine pump coming out afaik. The patient I'm thinking of had DBS iirc.
12-20-20, 01:01 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Did a ton of snowy mogul riding to celebrate the...

Did a ton of snowy mogul riding to celebrate the storm. Nice to be back on a board again but man my legs felt it!

Stoked for the winter all over again.
12-16-20, 09:18 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Pulling the plug for a few days. Head hasn't been...

Pulling the plug for a few days. Head hasn't been in it and I've been procrastinating and skipping workouts so I'm just going to not schedule them. Trying to stick to a plan while jumping outside any...
12-13-20, 09:39 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Went out for a ride today and just wasn't feeling...

Went out for a ride today and just wasn't feeling it.
It was too nice to turn around so I ended up going 40 miles anyway. Felt slow the entire time but I guess some days you're the nail.

Hours...
12-10-20, 01:46 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Woo! Hi Mike! Glad to see you back on here as...

Woo! Hi Mike!
Glad to see you back on here as well. Has spawn still been kicking butt with you guys?



Folks love TR, but their biggest 'competitor' so to speak is Sufferfest and you should...
12-07-20, 09:50 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Not for nothing! The new owner is a friend...

Not for nothing!

The new owner is a friend of a teammate and it's his first real road bike. He was more than stoked to get it. I can't think of a better bike to shepherd someone into the...
12-06-20, 09:05 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Jeez, im struggling to hit 60 right now lol. Time...

Jeez, im struggling to hit 60 right now lol. Time to get to work I guess.
12-06-20, 12:40 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Update on the cracked frame saga. First,...

Update on the cracked frame saga.

First, here are some pictures of the crack and the bike. At first I thought it was a scratch in the paint, but pressing the dropouts together made it move so......
12-02-20, 10:44 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

It's when your shoulders start getting tired...

It's when your shoulders start getting tired because you have to carry more gear.

😁😁😁
12-01-20, 11:47 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Good update about the bike I bought! Seller...

Good update about the bike I bought!
Seller just got back to me and said that the shop had two potential frames they could get from giant. One was the same frame 2 model years newer, which is an Al...
11-28-20, 06:49 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

The bike I had 'picked up' was a used giant that...

The bike I had 'picked up' was a used giant that did exactly that... unfortunately the frame's cracked so still trying to see where things go with the warranty claim. Womp.
11-27-20, 11:42 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

My weight has been juuuusssttt below 160 a few...

My weight has been juuuusssttt below 160 a few times over the last couple of weeks, so definitely trending down.

Kinda wild cause I was like 180-185 at the end of snowboarding season in March or...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-20, 09:22 PM
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Views: 1,722
Posted By ridethecliche

Ahh, I see. Missed that earlier for some reason...

Ahh, I see. Missed that earlier for some reason when everyone was talking about weight distribution and balance. I've tried going up and back to try to keep the knee position the same at 3oclock....
11-17-20, 10:13 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Did another sufferfest test today in my training...

Did another sufferfest test today in my training plan. This was the half monty which is a ramp test followed by a 20 min effort at their calculated lthr.

FTP: 236 (+27 from starting program)...
11-16-20, 01:38 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Hermes glad to hear they caught it early!

Hermes glad to hear they caught it early!
11-12-20, 12:09 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

dibs?

dibs?
11-10-20, 11:19 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Ended up buying the giant TCX in a size large....

Ended up buying the giant TCX in a size large. Per giant's sizing online, I think I should have been an M/L but the numbers for this should work out as I was looking for a more relaxed setup.

The...
11-08-20, 09:58 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Got some sleep on call overnight so went out for...

Got some sleep on call overnight so went out for 35 this afternoon. Managed to average over 18mph on a ride for the first time this season, thanks to the IAB position.

We're supposed to have good...
11-02-20, 10:48 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Lighter week than I would have liked but it is...

Lighter week than I would have liked but it is what it is.

Did a 51 mile ride on Saturday with ~3350ft of climbing. Most I've done since starting to ride again. Finished in 3:20 averaging 15.5....
10-27-20, 01:39 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

So uh... i bent my chain on the trainer...

So uh... i bent my chain on the trainer yesterday.

1.5 hrs into a 2.5 hr sufferfest workout. Was a good reason to pull the plug since I honestly didn't feel great on the bike and my cadence was...
10-27-20, 01:37 PM
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Views: 391,545
Posted By ridethecliche

Well, knee tracking can also be a function of...

Well, knee tracking can also be a function of tight IT bands, weak abductors, etc. If things are out of whack at certain parts of the stroke, the knee won't track properly even if the foot is where...
10-22-20, 03:41 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

60 miles yesterday for my longest ride of the...

60 miles yesterday for my longest ride of the year.
144W AP, 174 NP, just a hair short of a 16mph average. 240 TSS. Everything after mile 50 was a huge drag and felt awful, but got 'er done.
Knee...
10-21-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,002
Posted By ridethecliche

If you're taking a cheesegrater to your bibs and...

If you're taking a cheesegrater to your bibs and adding them to your pasta, then it may be contributing to the issue, but this entire thing is overreach. Sometimes things are idiopathic and you don't...
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