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01-21-21, 08:27 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

So my guilty habit is playing the lottery....

So my guilty habit is playing the lottery. Everyone tells me how dumb it is, usually while they are consuming some vice that costs 3x more.

Anyway, my wife called me and said someone won $600,000...
01-11-21, 06:16 PM
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Views: 1,582
Posted By furiousferret

We had a guy that was famous for getting KOMs. He...

We had a guy that was famous for getting KOMs. He died running a stop sign on a residential street at about 35 mph. Considering that was on a segment he did not have, you can draw conclusions.

I...
01-09-21, 10:41 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

So I did another 100k on Zwift. We closed a 4...

So I did another 100k on Zwift. We closed a 4 minute gap and I probably did my strongest effort in awhile, that felt good. Didn't think I could do it post op.

It always amazes the differences...
01-07-21, 11:12 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

I just had a bone graft on my jaw, I got a tooth...

I just had a bone graft on my jaw, I got a tooth knocked out 6 years ago and am getting a post put in. Unfortunately I need bone before they put in the post.

For some reason I did not think it...
01-02-21, 09:35 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I think it would be more appropriate if baby Doge...

I think it would be more appropriate if baby Doge posted the ride report for you.
01-02-21, 11:59 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1237x354/20192020_bffb7533a2013d0b3aef0660abf21040e44835d4.png

Elevation was:
2019 - 103,000 meters
2020 - 25,0000 meters

In 2019 I did...
12-23-20, 12:10 AM
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Views: 333,436
Posted By furiousferret

Probably because the Inland Empire is a poorer...

Probably because the Inland Empire is a poorer area with multi generational families living together, typically in the service industry. That's the big issue at my wife's work. She works for a...
12-22-20, 11:16 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

I have 2 weeks off, and I thought about riding...

I have 2 weeks off, and I thought about riding outside, but our hospital is inundated with COVID. Then again, Ted on Facebook says I shouldn't be a sheep and live my life in fear.

Statistically,...
12-21-20, 11:08 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

I hate it when you order something online, pay...

I hate it when you order something online, pay extra for it to be overnighted, and the seller is like, "Lets hold on to this for a week, and then overnight it..."
12-20-20, 01:15 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I'm officially down 10 lbs from Thanksgiving,...

I'm officially down 10 lbs from Thanksgiving, though its funny math; I was 152 after a massive Thanksgiving Dinner, and 142 this morning. Realistically I'm probably down 6 lbs, which is still...
12-03-20, 12:17 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Zwift race last night, first one in months. I...

Zwift race last night, first one in months. I did okay, was in the lead group until it split with 4 to go, and came in with 3 others. 4/16 in B's, I just need be able to respond to surges better...
11-29-20, 02:13 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

High effort post incoming! Operation 'Turkey...

High effort post incoming!

Operation 'Turkey Burn' was a smashing success.
Thanksgiving Dinner: 2,263 Calories (which is low for me)
Thursday: 2 hours on Trainneroad, 1189 kj
Friday: 100 km on...
11-27-20, 02:44 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

100km today, going to try that for 2 more days,...

100km today, going to try that for 2 more days, because I have to burn off Thanksgiving dinner and be relatively close to race weight in February.



I'm probably going to do a lot of volume on...
11-23-20, 11:57 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Two 100km rides on Zwift, the hamstring (which I...

Two 100km rides on Zwift, the hamstring (which I suspect was neural) was fine.

2nd day I didn't get enough sleep but I felt strong af. Spaghetti the night before always does wonders.
11-17-20, 11:54 AM
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Views: 1,752
Posted By furiousferret

About a third of our population is not...

About a third of our population is not responsible enough for social media.... I have been on a gamer forum for 20 years and after that game died its turned into a racist, anti semitic, conspiracy...
11-11-20, 06:15 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Another 100km Zwift ride but I had a dropout at...

Another 100km Zwift ride but I had a dropout at 20km and couldn't get back, so I did 80 with another dude that refused to let me pull...which is fine, I'm not going to bury myself so I can pull for a...
11-03-20, 11:48 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Starting to ramp up again, I just passed 10,000...

Starting to ramp up again, I just passed 10,000 (well, including a 65 mile ride that is 'stuck' in Zwift) miles. About 9,000 indoors.



I can hit up Sean Wilson who was the SCNCA President...
10-29-20, 03:11 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I can't argue that.

I can't argue that.
10-29-20, 11:00 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Good news and bad news. The good news is I'm...

Good news and bad news.

The good news is I'm down 5 pounds. I want to lose 5 more to be at race weight for either racing or surgery.
The bad news is I tweaked my groin (again) so I really can't...
10-19-20, 04:34 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

100k Zwift ride, 400 at the start. The problem...

100k Zwift ride, 400 at the start. The problem is you're in a group so your think that all is okay. Well, apparently the main group hammered at the start and left about 200 of us. I pretty much...
09-14-20, 09:33 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Fires still keeping me indoors. I've been...

Fires still keeping me indoors. I've been picking it up but my efforts are a solid 70 ctl. 80 is kinda the 'good' threshold where my performance goes up, but I'm not sure that's important right...
09-13-20, 06:40 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Cypress terrible what's going on up there. Stay...

Cypress terrible what's going on up there. Stay safe. In 2004 we were in a similar situation and had to leave our home with and wall of smoke a flame approaching. When I turned off the TV to leave...
09-10-20, 06:54 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I haven't done a test all this year. I'd put...

I haven't done a test all this year. I'd put money on what I can do within 5 watts.
09-10-20, 12:43 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

My brother's house in SF (Pacifica) looks like...

My brother's house in SF (Pacifica) looks like its in hell. The sky is orange and you can't see anything. Down here there is smoke all over and our house smells like fire. There is the occasional...
09-07-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,059
Posted By furiousferret

Great job Cypress!

Great job Cypress!
09-03-20, 11:41 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

This week has probably been my first consistent...

This week has probably been my first consistent week of 'hard' rides. I've been putting off since I came back from my sickness, but my weight has been creeping up, now its going back down.

My...
08-24-20, 05:39 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

On another note, my wife and I have been...

On another note, my wife and I have been contemplating buying property on the Costa Brava, about 10-15 east of Girona and 60 miles north of Barcelona. I'd like to retire outside of the US, and my...
08-24-20, 03:08 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I think its a roll of the dice whether you get a...

I think its a roll of the dice whether you get a crappy kid or not. I don't think its avoidable by good parenting all the times either, so if you have two good kids I'd stop there because the next...
08-23-20, 04:18 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I've been doing nothing but easy TR since my...

I've been doing nothing but easy TR since my sickness. Functionally, it works because I can work on my Spanish watching videos, as you need roughly 1000 hours of input to be fluent. I'm halfway...
08-23-20, 03:40 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Flatballer me and my wife had a really rough...

Flatballer me and my wife had a really rough patch lately when her work got bad and she started taking it out on me. She went on Zoloft and things are much better.

I think there are things you...
08-20-20, 05:52 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Nice! You sound way ahead of where I'm at. I...

Nice! You sound way ahead of where I'm at. I have 3 simple Python apps written. They're for comparing subtitles to a global frequency list and my list of 'known words'. So if you're learning a...
08-20-20, 02:53 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I wish they had online learning when I was...

I wish they had online learning when I was younger, I would have thrived, but it really doesn't work for many courses.

I'm doing an online course on Django (web design) and I missed a colon at...
08-13-20, 08:03 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

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

Well, there goes my last race opportunity. Time to start consuming Twinkees.
08-10-20, 10:07 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

We had a really bad month in our house. My wife...

We had a really bad month in our house. My wife manages COVID for her company (which has locations nationwide) and when it hit it was bad. She felt really guilty about some things that happened (when...
08-10-20, 08:27 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

17 hours of almost all Zone 2. I'm 15 pounds...

17 hours of almost all Zone 2. I'm 15 pounds overweight....that is, I'm 'skinny' to Americans but 15 over my race weight. I am going under the assumption we're racing in January so I'd like to be...
06-29-20, 10:10 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

:( When I first started posting on...

:(

When I first started posting on bikeforums PCad was one of the first people I both loved to hear from (and annoyed as well). His stories about the NYACK(sp?) group rides and his arguments with...
06-18-20, 11:48 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

everything is fake news something something...

everything is fake news
something something conspiracy
share if you dare
06-17-20, 03:20 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Happy for you two! Have fun.

Happy for you two! Have fun.
06-11-20, 09:57 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Zwift Race, didn't do too hot, was one of the...

Zwift Race, didn't do too hot, was one of the last in the group of A's. My wattage was down about 20, but I was far from fresh so I'm not too concerned. CTL at 84....I don't why but it is.

It...
06-07-20, 05:11 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Best thing to do is the Audax; which is a group...

Best thing to do is the Audax; which is a group ride and you can pick 62, 100, 124, or 200 mile options. 90% of the riders choose 62 miles but you get a solid group pulling you 2/3 of the way. Today...
06-07-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 52,125
Posted By furiousferret

Majestic is planning 3 races this year, but with...

Majestic is planning 3 races this year, but with reduced fields. We'll see how it plays out.
06-07-20, 02:27 PM
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Views: 932,397
Posted By furiousferret

17 hours this week, 4:40 @ z3+ Did my...

17 hours this week, 4:40 @ z3+

Did my fastest 100k on Zwift yesterday and my first 100m on Zwift today. Did the century in 4:11; no way I'm pulling that time outdoors. Solid week for me,...
06-02-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5,438
Views: 333,436
Posted By furiousferret

Two nights ago they wrecked a neighboring town...

Two nights ago they wrecked a neighboring town riot / looting, and yesterday the twitterverse was organizing groups to go to our (and the neighboring) town and start things, specifically 'wealthy'...
05-28-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 52,125
Posted By furiousferret

I checked it out but it seemed so dead I really...

I checked it out but it seemed so dead I really didn't bother.



UMD kind of got me into this because he was the one guy that would talk about racing in the SoCal Forum, and I didn't know...
05-27-20, 09:41 PM
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Views: 932,397
Posted By furiousferret

I blew off my ride today (still did an easy hour)...

I blew off my ride today (still did an easy hour) because I heard my aunt is sending us a bunch of steaks in the mail, so I went to the store and bought a wood pellet smoker / gas grill. A pretty...
05-27-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 52,125
Posted By furiousferret

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=031vKBPk5eA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=031vKBPk5eA
05-26-20, 05:58 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Last week was a rest week, but I did so much weed...

Last week was a rest week, but I did so much weed pulling I couldn't even close my hand, and my legs were sore from pulling them up.....so I don't think it was an effective one.

Probably easy...
05-21-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,531
Posted By furiousferret

That doesn't mean they're good coaches (or bad,...

That doesn't mean they're good coaches (or bad, tbf). Lebron's coaches are literally yes men who get fired if they try to coach. A talented 18 year old probably can be guided the wrong way and...
05-21-20, 12:03 PM
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Views: 932,397
Posted By furiousferret

Rest week; sorta. In addition to recovery,...

Rest week; sorta.

In addition to recovery, I've been spending 2 hours a night pulling weeds, which is almost harder than cycling (def less enjoyable). Some of these roots go almost a foot deep,...
05-18-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 52,125
Posted By furiousferret

Everyone is putting in big miles around here, no...

Everyone is putting in big miles around here, no real reason not to, weather is good, races may or may not happen.

Anything outside of the top 5 sports going to college is always the better...
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