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09-07-21, 03:45 PM
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Posted By caloso

A series of anaerobic intervals this morning....

A series of anaerobic intervals this morning. They get shorter and harder with decreasing rests. Is it weird that I love these kinds of workouts? I dread threshold work, but I always look forward...
09-02-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By wktmeow

Protect your front wheel. Surf it like you're...

Protect your front wheel. Surf it like you're driving in highway traffic. If you're not moving forward you're moving backward. If you feel someone's shoulder or elbow lean into it and not away. ...
08-22-21, 11:44 PM
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Posted By caloso

River Ride yesterday. Second week in a row there...

River Ride yesterday. Second week in a row there was some sketchiness that is making me reconsider bringing my kid on the ride. Next week is a cross clinic so that should be somewhat safer.
...
08-10-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 16,599
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Posted By caloso

Trainer anaerobic on-offs this morning. ...

Trainer anaerobic on-offs this morning. #crossiscoming
07-19-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,662
Posted By ntnyln

TMonk A couple of pics from the TT ...

TMonk A couple of pics from the TT
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/cc_1_7_18_21b_2f90a76d299c664cf4153450ecb3f81a2374b308.jpg
Photos: Ted Morgan Photography ...
07-18-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,662
Posted By ntnyln

2 years later...A race report! We really haven't...

2 years later...A race report! We really haven't had much mass start racing here, I think yesterday was the first crit/circuit race we've had outside of the USA Crit series race down in Arlington. No...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Holding those watts for 5...

Holding those watts for 5 hours................yikes.

That's a super strong ride, congratulations!
06-10-21, 11:15 PM
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Posted By caloso

Did a ramp test earlier this week. 3 watts lower...

Did a ramp test earlier this week. 3 watts lower than before I got shingles so basically no fitness lost. Did a VO2max workout tonight (4x5’ @ 110%) and hit my targets. Hard but doable.
06-03-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,662
Posted By cmh

I won my first race of the season! It was a...

I won my first race of the season! It was a short circuit race, 50+, 5 laps 1.3 miles each with a 136' hill and the start/finish line half way up. ~20 starters. 1 team had 3 strong riders and they...
05-16-21, 10:17 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Today was my birthday and I turned 72. Woohoo! It...

Today was my birthday and I turned 72. Woohoo! It was overcast with occasional mist and drizzle. We did a 28 mile coastal z2 ride and I got a flat tire BD present from the cycling gods. That seems...
05-10-21, 05:37 PM
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Posted By caloso

The thing is, the riders who are legitimately...

The thing is, the riders who are legitimately fast are doing their work in a basement on a trainer or out on a country road at zero dark thirty. No one to see their clothes but I can guarantee you...
05-08-21, 01:54 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

So I tested today and I did almost exactly the...

So I tested today and I did almost exactly the same numbers as 2 years ago. A hair under 4.7 w/kg and still a few watts under 300. Vegan Cyclist did our local hammerfest today, and at first I was...
04-26-21, 10:31 AM
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Posted By waterrockets

Raced the Driveway on Thursday night. First race...

Raced the Driveway on Thursday night. First race in about 8 years. Team orders were P/1/2/3, so off I went. This was the "Speed Loop" course, clockwise -- not many successful breaks on this course as...
04-20-21, 02:18 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Hit a 320w 20 min this morning. 4.87 w/kg @ 145...

Hit a 320w 20 min this morning. 4.87 w/kg @ 145 lbs. 5 watts off a PB. I would have liked a few more watts, but I almost puked as soon as I stopped pedaling so I can't say that I'm unsatisfied with...
04-19-21, 08:22 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Having to up my FTP 10 points is pretty damn...

Having to up my FTP 10 points is pretty damn intimidating but I was able to power through a 3 hour trainer workout just fine.

Did a gravel group ride on Saturday; they've all been at it for years...
04-13-21, 03:33 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I set a 3min PR today. This is mostly nice...

I set a 3min PR today. This is mostly nice because my past PRs in this time range were set in September and October after the racing season was over. And Cavendish won twice in a row! It is the...
04-03-21, 02:48 PM
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Posted By cmh

Hit a 20' PR today that has been a goal for...

Hit a 20' PR today that has been a goal for several years. First time ever at 4.2W/kg for 20 minutes*. I'm stoked! Now its time to turn my focus to shorter durations.

*my real goal is a...
03-31-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,394
Posted By seypat

I think not drafting others would burn more...

I think not drafting others would burn more calories and help you lose the weight/belly.
03-28-21, 06:54 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

62 miles on my usual outside course...first time...

62 miles on my usual outside course...first time in over a year. I forgot how much time you waste at stop signs, etc.

18 hours on the week, though I don't feel like it was an effective 18...
03-28-21, 11:26 AM
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Posted By TMonk

"PRL Full" on Zwift. First 100 mi indoor ride...

"PRL Full" on Zwift. First 100 mi indoor ride (nearly 6 hrs) on Zwift. 11 laps completed for the longest route badge on Zwift. I had a few other riders in my private meetup and we chatted on discord...
03-26-21, 11:43 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

I did a thing... Or a thing finally...

I did a thing...

Or a thing finally happened. This bike has been in the works in some way, shape, or form since november when I bought an alu tcx on fb marketplace that turned out to have a...
03-14-21, 01:00 AM
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Posted By caloso

Went on a great 2 hour gravel ride with my kid....

Went on a great 2 hour gravel ride with my kid. On the way back I got a text from my wife to ride to the Salvation Army because they had surplus vaccines. Unfortunately, you had to register ahead of...
03-09-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16,599
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Posted By caloso

Did a ramp test last night and I am up a whole 6...

Did a ramp test last night and I am up a whole 6 watts. Yay me.
02-18-21, 12:01 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I have heard only excellent things about the ass...

I have heard only excellent things about the ass pedals.
01-11-21, 11:16 AM
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Posted By Hermes

4 hours of endurance riding over the weekend. ...

4 hours of endurance riding over the weekend. Great weather.
01-09-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16,599
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Posted By caloso

5x10’ @ 95-ish%. I usually do 2x20’s for...

5x10’ @ 95-ish%. I usually do 2x20’s for sweetspot, so this was an interesting change. That last one was tough. But it was a beautiful day and it was nice to actually ride my bike outside.
01-08-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,800
Posted By rubiksoval

I'm curious how much faster you could go with...

I'm curious how much faster you could go with adequate nutrition...:innocent:

In all honesty, I'd probably ride similar speeds if I were trying to ride without carbs.

Endurance performance...
01-08-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,800
Posted By rubiksoval

Thank you. This 100% proves my point. 2MJ in 6...

Thank you. This 100% proves my point. 2MJ in 6 hours means you were riding at a very low intensity.

To compare, my ride today was 1,600 KJ in an hour 45 minutes. Meaning I was putting out about 3x...
01-07-21, 12:24 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Was scheduled to do the sufferfest 'full monty'...

Was scheduled to do the sufferfest 'full monty' test, but I'll be damned if I care about supra threshold power right now. Not planning on doing a ton of VO2 max or sprint style efforts for the next...
12-31-20, 07:16 AM
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Posted By rubiksoval

I had a 10 MJ week last week, doing 12.5 hours...

I had a 10 MJ week last week, doing 12.5 hours and 247 miles. It's the first time I've hit 10 MJ in one week since March of 2018, and it was mostly high Z2 work for the duration which left my legs...
12-17-20, 09:01 AM
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Posted By cmh

FTP test on the trainer last night. Up 11 watts...

FTP test on the trainer last night. Up 11 watts from my last test 5 weeks ago. Still a long way to go to where I was last spring, but I'll take it. Today is sweet spot intervals.
12-12-20, 12:46 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

1x15 + 1x20 Thursday. 2x40+ yesterday. Probably...

1x15 + 1x20 Thursday. 2x40+ yesterday. Probably 3x20+ today with accelerations? Then tomorrow mindless spinning. Progressing well.

All trainer which kinda sucks, but I am flying through Deep Space...
11-28-20, 09:57 PM
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Posted By caloso

FTP test today. Did the 5’ and 20’ just like the...

FTP test today. Did the 5’ and 20’ just like the book says. FTP increased 23 watts since September and best 5 minute power in 4 years. Pretty pleased.
11-17-20, 10:13 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Did another sufferfest test today in my training...

Did another sufferfest test today in my training plan. This was the half monty which is a ramp test followed by a 20 min effort at their calculated lthr.

FTP: 236 (+27 from starting program)...
10-30-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 30
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Posted By Russ Roth

I seriously pissed off a "customer" who came in...

I seriously pissed off a "customer" who came in wanting a new bike for his wife. He was completely balking at 400.00, cause he'd bought her 6 bikes over the years from assorted box stores and she...
10-22-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 16,599
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Posted By ridethecliche

60 miles yesterday for my longest ride of the...

60 miles yesterday for my longest ride of the year.
144W AP, 174 NP, just a hair short of a 16mph average. 240 TSS. Everything after mile 50 was a huge drag and felt awful, but got 'er done.
Knee...
10-18-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16,599
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Posted By ridethecliche

Felt good today so went out a bit hard on some...

Felt good today so went out a bit hard on some hills that I thought I could pr on.

Turns out I forgot to start the wahoo for 14 of my 32 miles. I got 2nd best times on the same climbs on the...
09-30-20, 07:58 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Did the wachusett climb on Monday. Climb was...

Did the wachusett climb on Monday. Climb was pretty fun. Definitely challenging but mostly hard to get a rhythm going because it's flat ish sections followed by 9-10% kicks. Set a new 20min pwr...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,537
Posted By Cypress

For a 4-hour ride: 1.5-2 scoops of Hammer...

For a 4-hour ride:

1.5-2 scoops of Hammer Nutrition HEED per 26 oz bottle. Mandarin orange is my fav
1 Hammer Nutrition gel flask with 4 parts gel, 1 part water (to make it less viscous). If...
09-07-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,382
Posted By Cypress

Raced a 117-mile Fondo TT and won. Raced a gravel...

Raced a 117-mile Fondo TT and won. Raced a gravel race and won. Racing another gravel race this weekend and probably won't win. The promoter is expecting some sort of grand battle between Stafano...
08-30-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 19,539
Posted By carpediemracing

3:31 Ventoux

So yesterday when I saw that "France" was on the rotation I decided to do the Ventoux climb. It is listed at about 12 miles. I did the 8 mile Alpe in about 1.5 hours so I figured just a bit longer...
08-25-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16,599
Views: 1,037,349
Posted By TMonk

Z race this morning, tour de MAAP "A's" with 270...

Z race this morning, tour de MAAP "A's" with 270 starters, although about half were B's according to Zwift Power. Three sisters route featuring the Epic KOM (~20 min climb) which of course split...
08-13-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,536
Posted By furiousferret

Well, there goes my last race opportunity. Time...

Well, there goes my last race opportunity. Time to start consuming Twinkees.
08-08-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16,599
Views: 1,037,349
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...
07-26-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16,599
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Posted By wktmeow

You're giving me some hope for today's workout. ...

You're giving me some hope for today's workout. Lifted weights a day late on Friday, rode 3 hours yesterday and then had some beers and a little bit of rum with the neighbors last night. 4 drinks...
06-22-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16,599
Views: 1,037,349
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

CTL finally cracked 60 yesterday.

CTL finally cracked 60 yesterday.
06-04-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,608
Posted By livedarklions

Let's test that: I think recumbents are...

Let's test that:


I think recumbents are dumb.
05-25-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6,485
Views: 412,519
Posted By ridethecliche

I started riding again. Just got a crank arm...

I started riding again. Just got a crank arm based PM recently so trying to go back through things. Looks like WKO+ is a monthly fee service now (gross) so I may have to start learning how to use GC...
05-21-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16,599
Views: 1,037,349
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

CTL is back into the 40's (lol)

CTL is back into the 40's (lol)
05-18-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6,485
Views: 412,519
Posted By big john

3 years since Chris Cornell left. ...

3 years since Chris Cornell left.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmxaFf-lpZY
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