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06-24-22, 11:10 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Walk the bike? Call it a cross run up.

Walk the bike?

Call it a cross run up.
06-12-22, 01:01 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

You don't need more vaccines if you already had...

You don't need more vaccines if you already had actual covid and multiple shots.

Wait for a new vaccine formulation or a significant virus mutation.
05-24-22, 12:46 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Fun to play with: ...

Fun to play with:

https://alancouzens.com/blog/Run_Power.html

It says your 21:08 5K PR took about 279W, sounds reasonable. What is your best 21min bike power?
05-13-22, 10:42 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

No, it's him, nice older guy. Pretty sure he...

No, it's him, nice older guy.

Pretty sure he got caught behind in the crash on lap one. The cat 5's are crazy fast this year. I suspect all the covid people "working from home" were riding zwift...
05-05-22, 03:23 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

I entered a bike race... the first time in a...

I entered a bike race... the first time in a long while.

I love how Alex Stieda hosts a race and races it as a cat 5. A former tour yellow jersey wearer in your cat 5 event is cool for them I'm...
02-02-22, 08:24 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Alberta Canada hosts the national XC ski team in...

Alberta Canada hosts the national XC ski team in Canmore.

These guys occasionally enter bike races in cat 5 and of course destroy everyone. When people have their season dreams crushed you just...
02-02-22, 08:10 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Yes. But look at his sprint near the end of the...

Yes.
But look at his sprint near the end of the video... the guy passes elite skiers like they are stationary. Impressive stuff.
02-01-22, 08:26 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Highest VO2max athletes ...

Highest VO2max athletes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2A7q0N39fvo&t=59s
01-29-22, 01:13 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

I did a bunch of literature searches years ago...

I did a bunch of literature searches years ago about the minimal exercise intensity that could elicit a training effect. It appears that all time above 50% of CP / FTP counts. Time in zone...
01-28-22, 05:45 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

I've read you can just buy a regular automotive...

I've read you can just buy a regular automotive belt instead of the expensive cycling branded one.
01-24-22, 08:02 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Indeed, that is why I only have sex with...

Indeed, that is why I only have sex with virgins...
:)
01-23-22, 06:28 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Old school reply-to-all emails!

Old school reply-to-all emails!
01-22-22, 04:53 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

I'm now using the smallest hole on my belt.

I'm now using the smallest hole on my belt.
01-17-22, 09:36 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Older paper, but phones do use pitch and roll for...

Older paper, but phones do use pitch and roll for travel mode detection.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4883407/

"The collected data consisted of readings by accelerometer...
01-09-22, 07:32 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

It is not cheating to accelerate into the draft...

It is not cheating to accelerate into the draft of a rider you are about to pass... plus humiliating them is half the fun!
01-04-22, 03:04 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

The vaccines are clearly not preventing infection...

The vaccines are clearly not preventing infection - at all. Canadians are highly vaccinated (~80%) and we are seeing 400% more cases per day than any previous peak.

I'm not getting a 3rd shot...
01-02-22, 02:48 PM
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Views: 2,157
Posted By Enthalpic

Use intervals.icu and it will give you a eFTP...

Use intervals.icu and it will give you a eFTP based on ride power data.

Math > guess
https://intervals.icu/
12-30-21, 07:52 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Not sure that position would be legal for UCI,...

Not sure that position would be legal for UCI, but it looks fast. "Praying mantis" is forbidden
12-30-21, 07:37 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

You can also turn down / off trainer realism and...

You can also turn down / off trainer realism and never run out or "road"
12-30-21, 07:35 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

The zwift ramp test is decent. Sure it actually...

The zwift ramp test is decent. Sure it actually tests MAP but it's one of the better indoor tests IMO.

Other than that I occasionally time trail volcano flat to track progress.
12-29-21, 01:13 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Seriously? Sometimes, okay a lot of the time...

Seriously? Sometimes, okay a lot of the time lately, the USA confuses me. I have 4 rapid tests just sitting here because they hand out 5 packs for free at any drug store.

In related news some...
12-25-21, 07:35 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

I'm losing weight so fast I probably have cancer....

I'm losing weight so fast I probably have cancer. Some people claim it's all the workouts, better eating, and having a new puppy but I still suspect cancer. At least I will die skinny.
12-22-21, 06:09 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

I've tried our outdoor track and it was fun, but...

I've tried our outdoor track and it was fun, but during the summer I would rather road ride. However, during the winter I could see hanging out there; a coffee shop, pool, and other amenities.
12-22-21, 04:04 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Going to have to buy a track bike soon. The...

Going to have to buy a track bike soon.

The city finally fully-funded our indoor velodrome... a 153 million $ facility.
...
12-20-21, 02:09 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Pushing against a wall will make you tired but...

Pushing against a wall will make you tired but you technically are doing no work. So at the very start you are exercising (applying force) but your power meter is correctly measuring that you are...
12-20-21, 12:41 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Most trainers can't handle those peak power...

Most trainers can't handle those peak power numbers.
12-17-21, 04:32 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

If you lose a significant amount of weight you...

If you lose a significant amount of weight you will lose raw power with it as well. Weight loss is never 100% fat and cutting weight can hurt training due to poor recovery / low-energy levels.
12-12-21, 12:32 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

That long on a trainer when you live in...

That long on a trainer when you live in California is offensive
12-10-21, 06:36 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Cyclobenzaprine is nothing, you can take one,...

Cyclobenzaprine is nothing, you can take one, drink a case of beer and smoke a joint while watching movies and not die. N=1
12-09-21, 09:50 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

I bought them from Nathan. Gave him 10CND ...

I bought them from Nathan. Gave him 10CND

https://www.juventus.ab.ca/
12-09-21, 09:47 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

[QUOTE=carpediemracing;22335017] the camo pattern...

[QUOTE=carpediemracing;22335017] the camo pattern /QUOTE]

Camo aka "hit by car while training"
12-09-21, 09:32 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Acquired from local coach. Apparently the USA...

Acquired from local coach. Apparently the USA cycling ones came from Ashton Lambie or Christina Birch.

Anyone want them? I'm Canadian and would just rather not, after, you know......
12-09-21, 05:40 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0yoiBYbT2I ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0yoiBYbT2I

I wish they all could be California girls...
11-29-21, 09:04 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

It was still pretty fun, just shorter and not...

It was still pretty fun, just shorter and not really what I was planning. Go with the flow.

Canada border agents were harsh. Full car and baggage search, then they made me wait to talk to a...
11-28-21, 09:17 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

I hated that feeling. Flexeril and a tramadol...

I hated that feeling. Flexeril and a tramadol will make you feel better for a bit.

I'm rushing back to Canada tomorrow out of fear that the new covid variants will get me trapped here.
11-26-21, 11:44 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

I saw the sweetest rig the other day. Semi rig...

I saw the sweetest rig the other day. Semi rig dragging a near bloody house and a car. Need class 1 (air brake etc.) for that. No way the setup was less than 5 million.
11-26-21, 07:48 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

USA border agent didn't even ask me if I was...

USA border agent didn't even ask me if I was vaccinated let alone ask for proof of vaccination. Zero questions about the dog.

All he cared about was my lack of fixed itinerary... no worries sir, I...
11-22-21, 12:33 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

ridethecliche Edmonton Alberta

ridethecliche Edmonton Alberta
11-16-21, 03:21 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

My suit pretty much only gets used for funerals;...

My suit pretty much only gets used for funerals; the less it is used the better.
11-15-21, 03:35 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

So far day one I drive from Edmonton to...

So far day one I drive from Edmonton to Lethbridge, Day two I drive to Salt Lake City, after that is still open. I have been to Vegas a bunch of times so may go west on the 80 and forget about going...
11-13-21, 09:36 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

I have high-end camping equipment. Below...

I have high-end camping equipment. Below freezing is no problem but rain is annoying
11-13-21, 04:37 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Between Canada and the US it seems to be no big...

Between Canada and the US it seems to be no big deal, dog just has to appear healthy. I'll bring his vaccination and deworming records in case they ask.
11-12-21, 06:59 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

With the land border opened and the arrival of...

With the land border opened and the arrival of snow here I am considering a road trip.

Normally, I would fly and stay in hotels but this time I want to bring my dog.

Rough plan is to make it...
11-01-21, 04:41 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Called it. :)

Called it.
:)
10-31-21, 01:57 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Functionalized nanoparticles with high resolution...

Functionalized nanoparticles with high resolution MS can do pretty much everything; just attach a antibody or a selective ligand...
10-30-21, 08:31 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Sadly, even heat-shock proof glass like Pyrex has...

Sadly, even heat-shock proof glass like Pyrex has degraded and will shatter if not careful. The old stuff is way better and is actually collected.
10-30-21, 11:32 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

I'm sure flying a fighter is more fun than...

I'm sure flying a fighter is more fun than hauling around executives and tourists.

Fighter pilot plus engineering or medicine use to be the path to astronaut... now they accept lame geologists.
...
10-28-21, 03:01 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

If just some gastro you may be totally fine in...

If just some gastro you may be totally fine in two days and a bit lighter too!
10-28-21, 02:27 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

I use to go to all the free "training" seminars...

I use to go to all the free "training" seminars offered by Thermo, Agilent, etc. Full day out of office and a free lunch!
10-16-21, 12:30 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

https://www.amazon.com/AnnoyingPCB-Ultimate-Produc...

https://www.amazon.com/AnnoyingPCB-Ultimate-Productivity-Destroyer-Assembled/dp/B08KG6XHN1

His wife is mad?
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