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04-20-16, 03:37 PM
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Posted By teetopkram

I can probably figure this out on my own, but why...

I can probably figure this out on my own, but why not be lazy and ask everyone here...assuming I'm all set up to go on Zwift with account created, where is the best place to learn about the different...
02-25-14, 07:54 AM
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Posted By teetopkram

Great job, very impressive to ride and stay away...

Great job, very impressive to ride and stay away like that. I thought hardest part of the race was the restart after they stopped/neutralized us for several minutes, legs didn't want to respond...
11-14-13, 12:22 PM
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Posted By teetopkram

Time is limited over the next several weeks, so...

Time is limited over the next several weeks, so despite the good weather I'm stuck indoors most days...schedule is pretty much:

M: Rest
T-Sa: 2*20min tempo on trainer
Su: 4 hour group ride
...
11-13-13, 06:26 PM
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Posted By teetopkram

Good guy

Good guy
10-10-13, 09:55 PM
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Posted By teetopkram

+1. I only learned this by accident in a recent...

+1. I only learned this by accident in a recent race. Got gapped on a climb and at the top I was about 50m off the back. I was spinning my tail off and HR was maxed, not getting anywhere. Without...
07-12-13, 03:23 PM
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Posted By teetopkram

+1

+1
06-05-13, 04:02 PM
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Posted By teetopkram

Rode myself into a hole toward end of March. Got...

Rode myself into a hole toward end of March. Got a cold that moved between head and chest a couple of times, tried to man it out for a week before developing a sinus infection and having to go on...
05-19-13, 09:04 PM
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Posted By teetopkram

Yep, seems this week the heat and humidity...

Yep, seems this week the heat and humidity finally hit central Florida. Dripping sweat during just warm-ups. Had a very hard time holding threshold wattages that two weeks ago were a piece of cake.
03-11-13, 07:47 PM
Replies: 113
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Posted By teetopkram

Those are great points about some upcoming...

Those are great points about some upcoming Florida races over the next 2-3 months...some of the "hilliest" there are here. Good training to be had in those races.

And in the M35+ A group so far...
02-07-13, 07:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,331
Posted By teetopkram

I too think quite a bit about this and related...

I too think quite a bit about this and related questions. After my crash last year I was forced to sell my SRM. Later in the year (7 months later) as I started training again I got the itch for...
02-04-13, 01:55 PM
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Posted By teetopkram

Stud.

Stud.
01-23-13, 07:31 AM
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Posted By teetopkram

Yep, some of the guys we both ride with are...

Yep, some of the guys we both ride with are currently battling either the flu or multiple colds. You know how it is...one takes a couple of days off to get better, then typically feels guilty for...
01-22-13, 10:23 PM
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Posted By teetopkram

+1 On some cold mornings (well, cold to us...

+1
On some cold mornings (well, cold to us Floridians) I'll just skip the early ride, work at home until about 11 or so, then when the significant other goes out, I'll head out for 2-3 hours and...
11-11-12, 07:26 PM
Replies: 80
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Posted By teetopkram

This season sucked. Crash 30 minutes into first...

This season sucked.
Crash 30 minutes into first race of season (in January) sidelined me until October.
In October did 1 Crit and 2 RRs - suffered mightily in all.
I can't wait until next season.
10-22-12, 08:29 AM
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Posted By teetopkram

"Comeback" weekend...first races since Jan 28...

"Comeback" weekend...first races since Jan 28 crash that resulted in multiple bone breaks, concussion, and BPPV.

Sat, Brooksville Crit, M40+, technical course with a long gradual cobbled bone...
08-24-12, 10:35 AM
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Posted By teetopkram

Last two days have been wattage testing. This is...

Last two days have been wattage testing. This is coming after a 6 month injury/work/travel-induced layoff, followed by about 1 month of 3-4 days per week tempo/endurance riding. My 5s power dropped...
08-22-12, 12:10 PM
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Posted By teetopkram

I'll trade you Tampa for your neck of the woods. ...

I'll trade you Tampa for your neck of the woods. Flooding galore here...my backyard can now officially be declared a lake...
04-23-12, 06:33 AM
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Posted By teetopkram

Motivation is key - glad to hear it has...

Motivation is key - glad to hear it has returned!!!!
04-22-12, 11:43 PM
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Posted By teetopkram

Sorry to hear and read about that kensuf and...

Sorry to hear and read about that kensuf and veloboy. My condolences.

Just got back from 6 weeks overseas where hiking, working, and sightseeing were the main activities. Got out two times this...
02-27-12, 09:52 PM
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Posted By teetopkram

Not doing this, I believe, is why I've gotten...

Not doing this, I believe, is why I've gotten into two bad crashes in the past couple of years, neither of which were my fault per se. I'll freely admit that even when I suspect or have a gut feel...
02-24-12, 02:39 PM
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Posted By teetopkram

Great check up from doctor yesterday...bone...

Great check up from doctor yesterday...bone breaks healing well, thinks dizzy spells more due to pain meds and allergies than BPPV or concussion (they have subsided since stopping taking pain meds),...
02-17-12, 10:14 AM
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Posted By teetopkram

Thanks for the heads up on the concussion and any...

Thanks for the heads up on the concussion and any info you can provide. I go for my follow-up next week so I will ask then as well. The only symptoms I've shown since the accident are the slight...
02-16-12, 11:28 PM
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Posted By teetopkram

Medical Update: I'm up and about, walking around...

Medical Update: I'm up and about, walking around without a crutch and my arm is in a sling only while sleeping. I get more range of motion in arm each day and my gait is almost normal. Pain in...
02-09-12, 05:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 512
Posted By teetopkram

Great job listening to kensuf. I was just...

Great job listening to kensuf. I was just kidding around. I think a compact is fine and you're right about spinning to save the knees...I have to do the same. We do our Sunday rides on the same...
02-08-12, 05:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 512
Posted By teetopkram

Well, that too, but why don't you go eat a Big...

Well, that too, but why don't you go eat a Big Mac or two? :)
02-08-12, 05:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 512
Posted By teetopkram

Didn't you get a 53/39 crankset yet?!?!? :lol:

Didn't you get a 53/39 crankset yet?!?!? :lol:
02-08-12, 02:47 PM
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Posted By teetopkram

I'll stop by and say hello. I'll be the guy with...

I'll stop by and say hello. I'll be the guy with an arm in a sling, walking with a limp on a crutch :)
02-02-12, 11:08 PM
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Posted By teetopkram

Got a great check-up from doc today, says I can...

Got a great check-up from doc today, says I can get on trainer as soon as clavicle, back, and pelvis pain allows. No surgery required. Walked around the house for a couple of hours for the first...
02-02-12, 11:02 PM
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Posted By teetopkram

Good luck this weekend. Will you be coming down...

Good luck this weekend. Will you be coming down our way for the Race for Humanity weekend?
01-31-12, 11:13 PM
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Posted By teetopkram

Got home yesterday. Yesterday did 1 set of right...

Got home yesterday. Yesterday did 1 set of right leg single leg squats, some range of motion for right arm, unweighted leg extensions for left leg, and unweighted curls with elbows tucked against...
01-30-12, 07:51 PM
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Posted By teetopkram

Congrats to Mollusk, merlin, veloboy, zigmeister,...

Congrats to Mollusk, merlin, veloboy, zigmeister, and JAX_11 for your results in DeLand, and thanks to everyone for the well wishes.

I am back at home today after two days in the hospital. Nurse...
01-28-12, 10:51 PM
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Posted By teetopkram

DeLand Circuit Race, category 3, 60 minutes: ...

DeLand Circuit Race, category 3, 60 minutes:
First 20 minutes typical cat 3/4 race...one rider attacks, field chases, field slows to 18 mph, repeat multiple times. A group of three containing main...
01-26-12, 12:51 PM
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Views: 1,812
Posted By teetopkram

Just compensating for my ramble, me thinks.

Just compensating for my ramble, me thinks.
01-26-12, 12:50 PM
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Views: 1,812
Posted By teetopkram

My experience was that it was quicker for me to...

My experience was that it was quicker for me to "get up to speed" so to speak, but I'll confess that after the first several pedal strokes it didn't feel significantly different. My initial thoughts...
01-26-12, 12:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,812
Posted By teetopkram

So I finally rode some tubulars...

The LBS has a set of used Easton EC90 SLX low profile carbon tubulars for sale, with the R4 ceramic hubs. Took them out for a 40 mile test spin which consisted of VO2 and Tabatas work. For test...
01-26-12, 07:58 AM
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Posted By teetopkram

I know this has been answered already, but...

I know this has been answered already, but whenever it comes out, just be prepared for the programmers to inadvertently introduce about 4-5 new bugs into the update.
01-25-12, 10:33 AM
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Posted By teetopkram

Yesterday; 5*5' VO2s, followed by two sets of...

Yesterday; 5*5' VO2s, followed by two sets of Tabatas. All but last VO2 were within range, strength left for last one. Not bad for first VO2s of the year.

Today's Plan: 2*30' subthreshold...
01-24-12, 08:16 PM
Replies: 44
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Posted By teetopkram

Slacker...why don't you ride for a real...

Slacker...why don't you ride for a real team...hint, hint.
01-21-12, 01:31 PM
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Posted By teetopkram

As my Sunday ride got changed, I did a 5s-1m-5m...

As my Sunday ride got changed, I did a 5s-1m-5m testing protocol to set a baseline for the year. The results according to ewang chart:

5s=Category Suck
1m=Category Quit The Sport
5m=Category...
01-20-12, 09:24 AM
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Posted By teetopkram

We will see...car now has to go in the shop this...

We will see...car now has to go in the shop this afternoon, so weekend plans may go awry. Freaking life...
01-18-12, 10:33 PM
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Posted By teetopkram

Great job. Sounds like it is time for another 20...

Great job. Sounds like it is time for another 20 minute test if you can hold 30' at 104% after 25' at 102%.
01-18-12, 07:32 PM
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Posted By teetopkram

Rest week for me.. Monday: No riding,...

Rest week for me..

Monday: No riding, helping son move into apartment
Tuesday: No riding, helping son move into apartment
Today: 1 hour Z1 spin, drive back from Raleigh
Thursday: 1 hour Z1 spin...
01-17-12, 01:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,135
Posted By teetopkram

Understand that like you, I do long big gear...

Understand that like you, I do long big gear sessions (e.g., 1.5 hours at tempo); for me its to develop force as that's one of my weaknesses, so I can beat guys like you this year :) But I think...
01-17-12, 01:18 PM
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Posted By teetopkram

That's what I'm doing mostly. I don't...

That's what I'm doing mostly. I don't participate in the Saturday training race sign sprints, I've only done one "above threshold" workout since starting base back on Nov 19, with no VO2 or sprint...
01-17-12, 12:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,135
Posted By teetopkram

Just some thoughts...after a big gear workout I...

Just some thoughts...after a big gear workout I do some high cadence 39*21/23 spinning for several minutes to remind the legs to spin. Based on advice of some others on this board I also do high...
01-17-12, 11:57 AM
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Posted By teetopkram

If said Cat3/4/5 wants to get strong enough to...

If said Cat3/4/5 wants to get strong enough to compete with P12s, should he/she be doing their 15 hour training regimen? If not, how will he/she get to that level of fitness?
01-17-12, 11:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,135
Posted By teetopkram

Wuss, I run a 60x56 with a 6-15 straight block...

Wuss, I run a 60x56 with a 6-15 straight block cassette. (this is funny if you know how pathetically weak I am).
01-15-12, 08:58 AM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,182,167
Posted By teetopkram

2:30; mainly z2 with 1*10' TH interval that...

2:30; mainly z2 with 1*10' TH interval that confirmed legs were fried, followed by 4*10' big gear SST intervals. Glorious rest week up next!
01-14-12, 09:26 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,182,167
Posted By teetopkram

5:30; 106 miles. 4.5 hours Z2, 1 hour group...

5:30; 106 miles. 4.5 hours Z2, 1 hour group training race in the middle. Got dropped on the training race for first time in about two years; seems the fatigue of the last four weeks' training block...
01-14-12, 09:18 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,730
Posted By teetopkram

My high density red foam roller (the basic spongy...

My high density red foam roller (the basic spongy type material) has gotten all soft and mushy. Recommendations for a new and/or better one????
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