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Getting excited over 1 watt

Old 02-26-13, 06:17 PM
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Getting excited over 1 watt

so I do a threshold test and increase my personal best by one whole watt, since I feel I am already at the upper end of my physical limitations there is some excitement in that. that is my story and today I realized just how pathetic my existence has become. I should sell my PM now before it gets any worse.
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Old 02-26-13, 06:34 PM
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please tell us you at least zero-ed your PM before and afterwards
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Old 02-26-13, 06:37 PM
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sure did. i know it is in the range of error but it was done on my indoor trainer and as a double check my distance over the hour also increased a whole .2 km/h so it is pretty legit. still sad though really that this is what my life has come to.
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Old 02-26-13, 07:13 PM
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A watt is a watt I suppose...
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Old 02-26-13, 07:46 PM
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Watt is the issue here?
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Old 02-26-13, 09:01 PM
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Did your weight change?
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Old 02-26-13, 09:44 PM
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maybe it's time to start working on other things
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Old 02-26-13, 09:52 PM
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In the OP's defense, it was a *very* large watt.
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Old 02-27-13, 08:36 AM
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Well, maybe it was reading 2% low (within power meter specs). So maybe it's actually 1w + 2%? Look on the brightside.
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Old 02-27-13, 10:42 AM
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Hand wringing about FTP is like complaining you can't play basketball because you are too short.
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Old 02-27-13, 10:49 AM
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Hand wringing about FTP is like complaining you can't play basketball because you are too short.
For some of us that's a legitimate excuse, ok?
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Old 02-27-13, 11:35 AM
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For some of us that's a legitimate excuse, ok?
Only if you are short, and slow, and can't shoot or pass or dribble... but those last ones would just mean you don't practice. Last I checked, that wasn't on the valid excuse list.
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Old 02-27-13, 11:39 AM
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Originally Posted by mike868y View Post
For some of us that's a legitimate excuse, ok?
5' 3"

5' 5"

5' 7"
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Old 02-27-13, 11:39 AM
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Originally Posted by mike868y View Post
For some of us that's a legitimate excuse, ok?

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Old 02-27-13, 12:02 PM
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I bet Muggsy can box jump really well.
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Old 02-27-13, 12:05 PM
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Old 02-27-13, 12:59 PM
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the first time in recent memory that Ex has has been BF pipped at the line....
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Old 02-27-13, 01:13 PM
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If you race as well, FTP isn't going to decide the winner.
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Old 02-27-13, 01:53 PM
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Originally Posted by sstang13 View Post
If you race as well, FTP isn't going to decide the winner.
Say what?
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Old 02-27-13, 04:17 PM
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Say what?
I can't seem to get over it but ya.. it's true
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Old 02-27-13, 04:19 PM
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man that ****'s blasphemy! FTP is the only thing that matters in this world!
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Old 02-27-13, 04:21 PM
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man that ****'s blasphemy! FTP is the only thing that matters in this world!
Your FTP could be 500 but if I push you in the ditch before you jump it's useless...
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Old 02-27-13, 04:27 PM
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Old 02-27-13, 04:28 PM
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An 'ignored' Waki post followed by a face palm. What a shocking sequence.
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Old 02-27-13, 04:28 PM
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fatty i could beat the **** out of you on a bike. Grrrrrrr
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