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Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 02-26-13, 06:22 PM
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Posted By NomadVW
I've never understood the angst to testing. I...

I've never understood the angst to testing. I only test twice per year. One to begin and one mid season. I've applied this over to running as well over the last year. You should be able to "feel"...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 02-23-13, 09:12 PM
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Views: 851,141
Posted By NomadVW
No way you should be getting 465 TSS for a 60...

No way you should be getting 465 TSS for a 60 mile road race. Assuming it took 3 hours, you'd have to have been riding at IF 1.24 to get that TSS. In which case, your FTP is set to low, since IF 1...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 02-23-13, 02:32 PM
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Posted By NomadVW
Concur with this technique wholeheartedly....

Concur with this technique wholeheartedly. Survived DC winter chill with plastic grocery bags
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 02-23-13, 11:10 AM
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Posted By NomadVW
Last "real" training day on the bike was in...

Last "real" training day on the bike was in spring 2011. 2 years off, lots of running and a shoulder surgery later (thanks mountain biking), I'm on the road to racing again. I'll officially be back...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 04-08-11, 03:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,038
Posted By NomadVW
Not one of the group I consider myself part in -...

Not one of the group I consider myself part in - though I've been destroyed in a race by him.

Total tool. I feel for all the folks he has coached that thought, "if I just follow this training...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-21-11, 02:58 AM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,023,196
Posted By NomadVW
While demonstrating the official Marine Corps...

While demonstrating the official Marine Corps motto, Semper Fi, I've been demonstrating the unofficial motto, Semper Gumby. From August until now, I've changed final "next" locations a handful of...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-20-11, 05:52 PM
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Views: 1,023,196
Posted By NomadVW
Less than 20 hours on the bike this month. If...

Less than 20 hours on the bike this month. If I'm lucky, I might break the 30 mark next month. Then.... FINALLY... a move.

Arizona, here I come. Screw the mid-atlantic weather.

CTL sub 30.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-04-10, 07:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 809
Posted By NomadVW
MS excel

MS excel
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 08-15-10, 02:57 PM
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Posted By NomadVW
Rest day while the inside of my seat tube is...

Rest day while the inside of my seat tube is filled with coca-cola. Hoping I can un-seize my seat post. *mumble*
Forum: Road Cycling 08-14-10, 07:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,546
Posted By NomadVW
200 km today. ~4900 cal burned. Ate: 1...

200 km today. ~4900 cal burned. Ate:

1 bagel w/peanut butter & honey
1 small brownie
2 gu gels
1 nutrition bar
1 snickers bar
1 x 12 oz coke

Water.. i think 8 750ml bottles.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-14-10, 06:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 768
Posted By NomadVW
200 km with some friends today. Probably another...

200 km with some friends today. Probably another 120 km tomorrow, but we'll see how the legs feel in the morning.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 08-14-10, 06:22 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,023,196
Posted By NomadVW
#BIKE : 326.02 TSS, 0.71 IF, 6.41 hrs, 198.68 km,...

#BIKE : 326.02 TSS, 0.71 IF, 6.41 hrs, 198.68 km, 4969 kJ #powertap
Forum: Road Cycling 08-10-10, 06:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,138
Posted By NomadVW
I disagree. It doesn't sound like he's...

I disagree. It doesn't sound like he's overtrained. Sounds like he's doing hill repeats every day, based on what he posted. My guess is the hill repeats aren't long enough to be building any...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-10-10, 06:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,138
Posted By NomadVW
Most people "overreach" incorrectly though. They...

Most people "overreach" incorrectly though. They train hard enough to get fatigued all the time, but not hard enough to get real benefit from that level of exertion. Then they never take real...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-10-10, 06:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,138
Posted By NomadVW
^^^ That. I have a lot of weeks during the...

^^^
That. I have a lot of weeks during the year that I don't take a day off. But I end up with two active recovery days that week. Sometimes I get the best training on that second 6 day block.
...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-10-10, 06:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,138
Posted By NomadVW
Very, very few of us train anywhere near enough...

Very, very few of us train anywhere near enough to get to "overtraining." More like undertraining or training improperly.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-10-10, 06:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,138
Posted By NomadVW
Depends on the workout of the day. Sore and...

Depends on the workout of the day. Sore and fatigued are different sensations. Very rarely are my legs sore, but they are often tired.



So really.. at least these 3 questions came to mind,...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 08-10-10, 04:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,413
Posted By NomadVW
Team sponsorships vary greatly, based on exposure...

Team sponsorships vary greatly, based on exposure and team make up. It goes from the "average club" type sponsorship which might just be deals at their establishment to helping pay racing expenses...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 08-10-10, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 667
Posted By NomadVW
JRA does not mean you can't do some intensity...

JRA does not mean you can't do some intensity stuff. You can do tons of SST type riding within the unstructured riding world. It's really how I've come to spend my base periods as a whole. 2 days...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-09-10, 07:55 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,080
Posted By NomadVW
The fork rake on my roubaix was 49mm.... crazy...

The fork rake on my roubaix was 49mm.... crazy big rake (also next to impossible to replace) . I have two forks in boxes at 43mm rake that I am going to play with when I get a chance.

(edited -...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-09-10, 05:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,495
Posted By NomadVW
Selle Italia SLK. Only thing I use (except on...

Selle Italia SLK. Only thing I use (except on the TT bike)
Forum: Road Cycling 08-09-10, 05:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,080
Posted By NomadVW
My 2005 Roubaix: Lincoln Town Car. Plush,...

My 2005 Roubaix: Lincoln Town Car. Plush, smooth, but a boat. Frame hanging in my bike stable on a hook, hoping to be rebuilt one day.
My 2007 Felt F55 (RIP) (carbon stays/forks, alu frame):...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-09-10, 05:38 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,205
Posted By NomadVW
1. 257 km road race - uphill, both ways... cross...

1. 257 km road race - uphill, both ways... cross Japan and back.
2. Depends on time of year, but right now it's ~155-157 km every Sat
3. 190 km
4. Not anymore. Distance is a useless measure of...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 08-09-10, 05:32 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,023,196
Posted By NomadVW
18-19 hour weeks. While you all are in...

18-19 hour weeks.

While you all are in August, my body is in November. Next race probably mid March, so between now and then just gonna drop some crazy unstructured miles. 2x/wk threshold...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-16-10, 12:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,384
Posted By NomadVW
Good news today is that our final crew member was...

Good news today is that our final crew member was released from the hospital and taken home to Denver. We're taking some time to reset our heads and get prepared for the coming year. We all...
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