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    demoralizing

    so last night I am doing 4 minute vo2max intervals and as I am out there giving it my all a guy from another team casually passes me at what couldnt be more than tempo pace

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    He was on a recovery ride

    You need a positive spin on everything to stay in a winning mood: He was peeking early and will be worthless by this Summer.

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    He was probably going pretty hard if you were. When I pass racers I will sometimes sit up and start breathing through my nose if they're looking tired

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    Dont take it too hard. Remember, there is always gonna be someone better than you. No matter how good you are.

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    You just need a bigger dial. Dial it up!
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    to make it worse the guy came up next to me and tried to talk to me all easy like. Mean while I am over here just trying to breath!

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    He was probably messing with you.

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    That was me on an easy Z1/Z2 ride. Sorry, didn't mean to offend. See you at Walkersville!






































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    it WAS one of you team mates actually, b

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lithuania View Post
    it WAS one of you team mates actually, b
    Lol, that's awesome. I think I have some ideas as to who it might have been. Did you notice the bike?

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    no but he did have a tattoo on his calf

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    i think i know who that is, too.

    note: kukusz and I are on the same team
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    i know

    shortly after passing me he met up with another team mate

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lithuania View Post
    no but he did have a tattoo on his calf
    ROFL that is Ryan. Lol, do you look like Grizzly Adams and have a Powertap? I rolled past you and turned around to catch him on the trail, near the porta-potties.

    Yeah, he was messing with you, we enjoyed that. Lol. But he is strong.

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    Don't feel bad. If it's who I'm thinking of, he's definitely one of the strongest CatV's i've ever encountered. 330w FTP or soemthing like that.
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    ^^ yep, that's who I figured.
    "When you are chewing the bars at the business end of a 90 mile road race you really dont care what gear you have hanging from your bike so long as it works."
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    Ncvc?
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    "When you are chewing the bars at the business end of a 90 mile road race you really dont care what gear you have hanging from your bike so long as it works."
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    Evolution.

    edit: ^^^ what he said

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    Ahh. My bad.
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    yep thats me

    i was all nervous about having to pass him in the middle of the interval in the first place because i didnt want to have anyone think I was trying to race.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lithuania View Post
    yep thats me.
    Passed you going the opposite direction on the trail last night, waved. You looked like you were about to pass out, so I think you missed it.

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    I knew I saw somebody from evo again last night but I thought it was the same guy as last time. I definitely didnt notice a wave thats for sure. I might have just been coming down from my sprint test if I missed that.

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