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08-08-20, 07:35 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Ahh I was just poking fun at the sl7. My bike has...

Ahh I was just poking fun at the sl7. My bike has Aeroflys and the rims are aeroish so I would guess I'm really not losing all that much, I think most drag associated with aero vs non aero bikes is...
08-08-20, 06:14 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Managed 24.4 for 2hrs doing a very, very flat...

Managed 24.4 for 2hrs doing a very, very flat tempo ride going back and forth on a 6.5mi stretch of road. The route was basically for the novelty, I don't think I've even broken 24 for a solo hour...
08-08-20, 11:59 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

2x30ish yesterday. Dump truck cut me off 5...

2x30ish yesterday. Dump truck cut me off 5 minutes in but then I got to draft off it doing 40mph which was really fun. Goldencheetah is pegging my CP at an all-time high in raw and w/kg terms. GC's...
07-28-20, 08:02 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Protip: doing a TT after a 9min close to max...

Protip: doing a TT after a 9min close to max effort will not go well.
07-26-20, 04:22 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Today is the last day of my rest week. Did an...

Today is the last day of my rest week. Did an 8min effort at what felt like 10-12min effort pace to see if I am recovered, and I am. Think I'll do the local ITT on Tuesday. Debating whether to do it...
07-25-20, 08:55 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

My 05 TL just turned 180k! Still on its first...

My 05 TL just turned 180k! Still on its first clutch :O
07-22-20, 03:10 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Get drunk?

Get drunk?
07-22-20, 09:51 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Kolie coached me for a bit and still coaches some...

Kolie coached me for a bit and still coaches some teammates and friends of mine. He definitely knows his science. Prepare to suffer, is my only suggestion.
07-22-20, 09:48 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I appreciate the perspective, thanks (you too...

I appreciate the perspective, thanks (you too gsteinb )!
07-20-20, 03:58 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

16.5 last week. Saturday and Sunday were in the...

16.5 last week. Saturday and Sunday were in the 90's but I was able to do back to back 5hr rides without much issue.

Question - I am bad at making sure I am fresh enough coming in to races and...
07-14-20, 03:45 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

That's exactly what we did. The money definitely...

That's exactly what we did. The money definitely came in handy when it came to buying a house. We also had a nice honeymoon that did not leave us in a financial hole. We're going to have a bbq...
07-14-20, 10:57 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Very little of what any of us are doing right now...

Very little of what any of us are doing right now is going to matter when racing starts up again next year. I'd say just do whatever you enjoy doing, and do it reasonably consistently.
07-14-20, 10:41 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Are you just curious or are you trying to figure...

Are you just curious or are you trying to figure out what to do with training?
07-12-20, 10:45 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

That's a real bummer, heal quick! Also since...

That's a real bummer, heal quick!

Also since fudgy doesn't hang around here anymore I'll go ahead and reset your days since last crash counter.
07-12-20, 10:09 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

14.75 hrs this past week, which is the most since...

14.75 hrs this past week, which is the most since before pneumonia. Got in 4x20 @ what is supposedly 94-96% on Saturday and rolled around for 4 hrs nice and easy today. Overall feel pretty much back...
07-08-20, 05:46 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

The weather is ******g killing me, it is so hot...

The weather is ******g killing me, it is so hot and humid. It's like insta-overheat anytime i try to do something. My inner phhhhhrrrrreak is grounded and blasting purple rain era Prince all alone in...
06-28-20, 05:39 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

5min test yesterday. Broke a boa and top half of...

5min test yesterday. Broke a boa and top half of climb was muddy and slick. New PR despite that. Golden Cheetah thinks my vo2 is 74 (lol)
06-25-20, 11:39 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

:(

:(
06-22-20, 01:54 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

CTL finally cracked 60 yesterday.

CTL finally cracked 60 yesterday.
06-07-20, 04:22 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

CTL is back in the 50's and got in my first 4+...

CTL is back in the 50's and got in my first 4+ hour ride since before I got sick this weekend. Legs are starting to feel normal again.
05-31-20, 03:38 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I almost asked him if the quality was decent!

I almost asked him if the quality was decent!
05-30-20, 07:29 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

So rad! Glad you're doing well!

So rad! Glad you're doing well!
05-24-20, 07:07 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Usually in person, but covid pushed us online....

Usually in person, but covid pushed us online. Probably online in the fall too :(

Program is International Affairs! Concentration is trade policy.
05-24-20, 04:36 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Second semester of grad school done! Finals...

Second semester of grad school done!

Finals are THE WORST I am going to sleep for a week.
05-21-20, 11:00 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

CTL is back into the 40's (lol)

CTL is back into the 40's (lol)
05-20-20, 08:07 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

You do that, I'm calling you Balto.

You do that, I'm calling you Balto.
05-20-20, 07:22 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Disappointed it's not 69 tbh

Disappointed it's not 69 tbh
05-18-20, 01:17 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

One-sided power is a trap. Buy ass pedals or a...

One-sided power is a trap. Buy ass pedals or a quarq.
05-18-20, 12:42 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

What are the power meters you're using?

What are the power meters you're using?
05-18-20, 11:22 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Yeah, I'm curious about the types of power meters...

Yeah, I'm curious about the types of power meters BTS has. I've heard from multiple people that Kickrs aren't very accurate.
05-17-20, 08:36 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

It's a thing! I find that happens during base...

It's a thing! I find that happens during base especially - I will drop like 1-2kg during the first half of a rest week. More stress -> more cortisol -> water retention.
05-12-20, 05:47 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

CTL is like 35 lol First sort of workout in...

CTL is like 35 lol

First sort of workout in i think 3 or 4 weeks. Sprints - max power is almost exactly the same at 1195, but 10 second is UP to about 1100, from previous PB of 1065.

Will ramp...
05-02-20, 03:08 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Do any of you have a sense of what amount of...

Do any of you have a sense of what amount of aerobic exercise is OK when recovering from pneumonia? I am assuming easy pace is probably good for the recovery process?
04-24-20, 04:49 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I tested negative for covid, just regular old...

I tested negative for covid, just regular old pneumonia. Hopefully start spinning again in the next week, but won't rush it.
04-22-20, 07:51 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Still in s1! But now I have something to look...

Still in s1! But now I have something to look forward to
04-22-20, 12:18 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I'm working my way through TNG for the first...

I'm working my way through TNG for the first time. Q is a boss troll.
04-21-20, 07:31 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Yeah how the **** does one even do that?! ...

Yeah how the **** does one even do that?!

Doctor sent me for covid testing today. The test folks took my vitals and they're all OK (o2 sat, bp, etc), BUT I have a minor pneumonia going on. Don't...
04-19-20, 05:13 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

No hrm today but seemed high. How are you doing...

No hrm today but seemed high. How are you doing now - any more lingering issues?
04-19-20, 04:59 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Assuming my doc is right and I had Covid, I've...

Assuming my doc is right and I had Covid, I've been feeling progressively better every day for like a week and a half, and then hopped on my trainer today and was out of breath doing stuff I can...
04-17-20, 03:17 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Sorry, I can't respect someone that intentionally...

Sorry, I can't respect someone that intentionally runs.
04-17-20, 08:58 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Yep, plenty of real unicorns on Zwift.

Yep, plenty of real unicorns on Zwift.
04-16-20, 01:31 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I try to take into consideration that it's the...

I try to take into consideration that it's the whole world of fast cyclists that use Zwift. That said, the record on alpe du zwift is 28 minutes. I have done 4.8 up it and was 42 minutes, so...
04-16-20, 12:20 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Zwift seems rather...kind to some people.

Zwift seems rather...kind to some people.
04-16-20, 09:41 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Thanks for the recommendations, I'll buy a second...

Thanks for the recommendations, I'll buy a second fan I guess!
04-16-20, 09:39 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

It's typically around 65ish. I usually ride...

It's typically around 65ish. I usually ride facing an open window, with a box fan pointed at my back. It's fine unless I'm doing sweet spot or above, at which point airflow becomes a real limiter.
04-15-20, 10:01 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

What are your airflow setups for your trainers?...

What are your airflow setups for your trainers? Box fan is not cutting it.
04-14-20, 10:09 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

That has to be so frustrating man, I hope it...

That has to be so frustrating man, I hope it comes back for you! I went for a little rip a couple of days ago and my perception is that I'm mostly normal, aside from some lingering chest tightness...
04-14-20, 10:01 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Yeah. I just got off the phone with my doctor,...

Yeah. I just got off the phone with my doctor, and she said it sounds like I could've had covid. However there are no tests available, so I was told to call back in a month to see if there are any...
04-12-20, 07:40 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Feeling functional and healthy. Got in a ride...

Feeling functional and healthy. Got in a ride yesterday and today, and an easy ride earlier in the week. Feels productive, I am obviously sluggish but it doesn't feel like I've lost any underlying...
04-07-20, 10:42 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

They were definitely weird! I still have a little...

They were definitely weird! I still have a little congestion but it's a ton better and no more burning feeling.
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