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01-09-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,689
Posted By wktmeow

Same TT as TMonk - Merckx category. Venge, evade...

Same TT as TMonk - Merckx category. Venge, evade helmet, latex tubes, gp5k 25mm, velotoze shoe covers and eliel road suit. I did not break 25 mph, 24.6 at ~260w, unofficially just under 30 mins for...
01-04-22, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16,980
Views: 1,165,044
Posted By wktmeow

I got 13 and two weight sessions, which is a huge...

I got 13 and two weight sessions, which is a huge week for me right now! Hoping I can carry this momentum for a bit.
12-28-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 199,999
Posted By wktmeow

Signed up for a 20k TT on Jan 9, in the Merckx...

Signed up for a 20k TT on Jan 9, in the Merckx category since I don't have a TT bike anymore. My fitness is pretty low at the moment, but it'll be fun to see what I can do anyway. Would love to get...
12-16-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 199,999
Posted By wktmeow

Have you tried the Giro Aerohead? I also...

Have you tried the Giro Aerohead?

I also like holding my hands overlapping, not sure how real of a difference it makes
12-14-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 704
Posted By wktmeow

Hope the TERF folks aren't allowed to come...

Hope the TERF folks aren't allowed to come protest at these
12-14-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16,980
Views: 1,165,044
Posted By wktmeow

Maybe TMonk is just a fan of the old Subaru 555...

Maybe TMonk is just a fan of the old Subaru 555 rally car:

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x630/subaru_555_1_1e6b464746d67a1d34569bb8a83fb6f5af67c18f.jpg
10-04-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6,930
Views: 487,075
Posted By wktmeow

That sucks, that was a big oopsie by the Facebook...

That sucks, that was a big oopsie by the Facebook ops folks. Funny enough I'm planning to interview for their production engineering team in a couple months.

Your post reminds me that I need to...
10-04-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6,930
Views: 487,075
Posted By wktmeow

Surgery was a success. I had a lot of anxiety...

Surgery was a success. I had a lot of anxiety before going under so they put some benzo in the IV before wheeling me over to the OR, kinda made me feel buzzed. Then before I realized it I was waking...
09-24-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6,930
Views: 487,075
Posted By wktmeow

Ran 8 miles on mostly trails at an easy pace...

Ran 8 miles on mostly trails at an easy pace yesterday. Felt good but now I'm all sorts of sore, mostly the outer part of my knees. Doesn't feel like injury, more like just not being used to that...
09-23-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6,930
Views: 487,075
Posted By wktmeow

This sounds a bit like what I had, just a dull...

This sounds a bit like what I had, just a dull ache every time I rode, felt like it was on the inner, medial part of my patella. The pain didn't stop me from riding, but the worry of making it worse...
09-22-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6,930
Views: 487,075
Posted By wktmeow

This was in 2014 IIRC, I've done strength work in...

This was in 2014 IIRC, I've done strength work in the gym most off seasons since then
09-22-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6,930
Views: 487,075
Posted By wktmeow

I had patella pain for a while after ramping up...

I had patella pain for a while after ramping up my volume too quickly. Took like 6 months off (coincided with other reasons), focused on doing some squats and deadlifts, slowly reintroduced the bike...
09-22-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6,930
Views: 487,075
Posted By wktmeow

I'm having an umbilical hernia repaired on...

I'm having an umbilical hernia repaired on Monday, hoping the recovery is not too bad. Been doing some running as well, got a free entry to a half marathon really close to my house in October, which...
09-03-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,446
Posted By wktmeow

Never went away for me, all part of the ritual now

Never went away for me, all part of the ritual now
09-02-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,446
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. ...
09-01-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 30,383
Posted By wktmeow

Oh no! Hope he's doing ok

Oh no! Hope he's doing ok
08-10-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 16,980
Views: 1,165,044
Posted By wktmeow

Envious of the solo track training time, that...

Envious of the solo track training time, that sounds like a blast. I need to make it out to the track again, but I've never had a proper bike fit on my track bike, the drops are too deep, and I just...
07-30-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6,930
Views: 487,075
Posted By wktmeow

ftfy

ftfy
07-12-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 16,980
Views: 1,165,044
Posted By wktmeow

I'm glad! Hope to see you there, I'll keep an...

I'm glad! Hope to see you there, I'll keep an eye out
07-12-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16,980
Views: 1,165,044
Posted By wktmeow

Are you already signed up? You should go and...

Are you already signed up? You should go and just have fun with it. Even at my fittest, I had no chance of winning, and everyone passed me like I was standing still in the dirt (I hit the first...
07-05-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 16,980
Views: 1,165,044
Posted By wktmeow

Is it still called June Gloom in July?

Is it still called June Gloom in July?
06-22-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16,980
Views: 1,165,044
Posted By wktmeow

3x20' last night. Haven't done any focused...

3x20' last night. Haven't done any focused threshold work in a while, and as such, these sucked. Heart rate was lower than expected for the exertion, did them in ERG mode on the trainer and had to...
06-21-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6,930
Views: 487,075
Posted By wktmeow

Wife got me some lululemon running shorts and...

Wife got me some lululemon running shorts and shirt. Made brunch, got coffee, took the kiddo to the park for a bit, went for a trail run, then ordered and picked up (vegan) pizza from a favorite...
06-18-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 30,383
Posted By wktmeow

I raced CBR on Sunday. The dynamic was...

I raced CBR on Sunday. The dynamic was interesting without L39ion there. Dropped my chain with 4 laps to go but was feeling good otherwise.

See, I even took a pull!
...
06-08-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16,980
Views: 1,165,044
Posted By wktmeow

Took today off work as last week was a cluster...

Took today off work as last week was a cluster and I was fixing stuff til 1 am on Friday.

Went out for an unstructured ride, legs were feeling decent and wind was blowning pretty good so I went...
06-08-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6,930
Views: 487,075
Posted By wktmeow

I use this stuff: ...

I use this stuff:
...
06-04-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16,980
Views: 1,165,044
Posted By wktmeow

Training has been shoddy this week. No ride...

Training has been shoddy this week. No ride Monday, did some squats and deadlifts, nothing Tuesday, 1h15m Weds on Zwift with a few short efforts, nothing yesterday. Planning to race on Sunday, but...
05-28-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6,930
Views: 487,075
Posted By wktmeow

insurance companies are not suffering. They take...

insurance companies are not suffering. They take plenty of money from you and me and everyone else. I wouldn't feel too bad about getting more than its worth from them.
05-28-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6,930
Views: 487,075
Posted By wktmeow

Go through insurance. Get a new bike and get...

Go through insurance. Get a new bike and get your back checked out.
05-27-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,547
Posted By wktmeow

Same. $10 at Target for the one I have. I do...

Same. $10 at Target for the one I have. I do tend to forget to turn it off sometimes though...
05-25-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,547
Posted By wktmeow

I run a waxed chain year-round but I ride indoors...

I run a waxed chain year-round but I ride indoors during rain

I'll usually buy 2 or 3 chains at once so I can degrease them all together. Then I wax them and I can rotate them through, re-dipping...
05-24-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,304
Posted By wktmeow

The more volume the better IMO. Seems to me the...

The more volume the better IMO. Seems to me the guys with the biggest engines and the highest FTPs are the ones riding most.
05-21-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16,980
Views: 1,165,044
Posted By wktmeow

I get this on the coast a lot. It never used to...

I get this on the coast a lot. It never used to bother me, but recently I said good morning to a guy at a light and he didn't even respond, then proceeded to get on my wheel after it turned green. ...
05-20-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 30,383
Posted By wktmeow

Ok yea I remember seeing him, same kit as the guy...

Ok yea I remember seeing him, same kit as the guy with the huge dreadlocks

In my video at 34 mins or so I think he was having some trouble with the bike maybe, or thought he had a flat?

I...
05-19-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 18,501
Posted By wktmeow

I'm trying to be a crit racer now, so I don't...

I'm trying to be a crit racer now, so I don't even weigh myself anymore.

But last time I did I was right around 150. Surprised at how fast I came down from the high 150s (saw 160+ at least once)...
05-18-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 30,383
Posted By wktmeow

Thanks guys, hoping the next one I can be more...

Thanks guys, hoping the next one I can be more active in. Hermes yes the P12(3?), the only field I can do for the moment unless they start running 2/3's again. Next year I can do the 35+ stuff too....
05-17-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 30,383
Posted By wktmeow

Raced CBR after Thursday's second Pfizer dose. ...

Raced CBR after Thursday's second Pfizer dose. It was fast and (for me) difficult, but I don't think I raced it super well. Not sure if cobwebs or vaccine is to blame, I pretty much just played...
05-07-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 30,383
Posted By wktmeow

A 1-day license? Not sure, I thought they only...

A 1-day license? Not sure, I thought they only issued those for cat 5 races.

It's definitely not the only 2021 race though - CBR is planning on having a number of them throughout the summer,...
05-07-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6,930
Views: 487,075
Posted By wktmeow

I've just got the one - Global knife (just the...

I've just got the one - Global knife (just the basic 8" chef's) and residence.

The whetstone was pretty easy to get the hang of - I used this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TkzG4giI8To to...
05-07-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16,980
Views: 1,165,044
Posted By wktmeow

Rode Thursday Night worlds on Fiesta yesterday,...

Rode Thursday Night worlds on Fiesta yesterday, saw TMonk who was riding really strong and taking big pulls/attacks. I was just trying to stay near the front, don't really have the horsepower to...
05-06-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6,930
Views: 487,075
Posted By wktmeow

Doge I also have a Global and a pair of...

Doge I also have a Global and a pair of whetstones. I do most of the cooking around here, also because I enjoy chopping things.

Re: Beyond Meat, I like their burgers and sausages when I'm craving...
05-04-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 30,383
Posted By wktmeow

P1/2, if they have a 2/3 I'll do that as well....

P1/2, if they have a 2/3 I'll do that as well. I'm racing with Carefast this season, a buddy of mine races for them but I have not met the rest officially, so I'm looking forward to saying hi.
05-04-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 30,383
Posted By wktmeow

I'm planning on being at CBR

I'm planning on being at CBR
05-01-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 16,980
Views: 1,165,044
Posted By wktmeow

he needs to be called out on his ******** as many...

he needs to be called out on his ******** as many times as it takes
04-27-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16,980
Views: 1,165,044
Posted By wktmeow

I was planning on doing 1x25, 2x20 yesterday, but...

I was planning on doing 1x25, 2x20 yesterday, but ended up doing a Tour de Zwift stage and just gave it the beans up the Epic KOM + Radio tower climb, so more like ~32m @ 98%, took a long break, then...
04-16-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16,980
Views: 1,165,044
Posted By wktmeow

I hate vo2max work, seems my repeatability sucks ...

I hate vo2max work, seems my repeatability sucks

4 minute repeats yesterday - first one, felt pretty good, didn't feel like I was going absolute max, landed right around 130% FTP.

2nd, 3rd, and...
04-15-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6,930
Views: 487,075
Posted By wktmeow

I got my ass kicked on this course the only time...

I got my ass kicked on this course the only time I did it... but it was a field of 7 riders in the pouring rain, and the fastest 3 riders were much stronger than I. I trust you'll have better luck :)
04-11-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16,980
Views: 1,165,044
Posted By wktmeow

3x20 last night - RPE was high, not sure if...

3x20 last night - RPE was high, not sure if because it was on the trainer or fatigue. Trudged through them anyway. 4 hours solo mostly z2 today. Now I want a coffee and a nap.
04-10-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16,980
Views: 1,165,044
Posted By wktmeow

They were plentiful but not too aggressive. I...

They were plentiful but not too aggressive. I don't mind so much as I was just there to dust the pack riding cobwebs off
04-09-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16,980
Views: 1,165,044
Posted By wktmeow

Went out to Thursday night worlds yesterday. ...

Went out to Thursday night worlds yesterday. First fast group ride in over a year and a half I think. I did alright! Some cobwebs, but I was able to rotate at the front and came in through the...
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