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08-07-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 215
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Posted By procrit

If you determine doing something professionally...

If you determine doing something professionally as making enough money to live and raise families, there's probably only like 30% of the the US that are working "professionally" at all lol.
08-05-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

Don't laugh, but I just figured out how to get...

Don't laugh, but I just figured out how to get strava segments on my wahoo LOL. Found a good one to hit after my 90' endurance ride and broke my 10' power record and almost matched my 5' power...
08-04-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

My favorite days are the long endurance rides...

My favorite days are the long endurance rides too. Looking forward to some big weeks this winter.

I felt amazing on the ride this morning. Starting to see a glimpse of fitness. One day at a time.
08-03-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

Huge ride this weekend for me, 215 TSS, 82 miles....

Huge ride this weekend for me, 215 TSS, 82 miles. My local club grouped passed me going the opposite direction about an hour into my planned z2 solo ride. I spun around quickly and started chasing,...
07-29-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

5' power is up about 30-40 watts (325 vs 364) and...

5' power is up about 30-40 watts (325 vs 364) and 20' power is up 25+ watts since May (288 vs 315). My biggest struggle is getting proper recovery / adequate sleep. If I get 6 hours a night I...
06-26-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

FTP intervals and 3 hours of endurance...

FTP intervals and 3 hours of endurance tomorrow... easy day lol.
06-23-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

Spent a week in the mountains and coming back to...

Spent a week in the mountains and coming back to sea level feels great. FTP / VO2 power numbers feels about 10-15w higher than a month ago, but even so, still a long way to go. I also hired a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,615
Posted By procrit

If your training, diet, and weight are not...

If your training, diet, and weight are not optimal, upgrading your bike doesn't make much sense. When my FTP was 4.6-4.8 w/kg, I could win races on my aluminum frame / non-aero bike with 32h...
06-03-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

So I didn't end up taking a break because I still...

So I didn't end up taking a break because I still felt pretty good and my power numbers still looked good, and I did my heaviest week of training yet week 5 of this training block. I rested Monday...
05-23-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

Picked up a Kickr and got Zwift setup. Next weeks...

Picked up a Kickr and got Zwift setup. Next weeks forecast shows rain through the weekend, so I guess Iíll be getting familiar with it. I did a short 15 min ride on it last night, itís definitely...
05-23-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

Solid ride though. IF of .9 for 3 hours is a beat...

Solid ride though. IF of .9 for 3 hours is a beat down.
05-21-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

Rest week is going well, just doing a few fasted...

Rest week is going well, just doing a few fasted Z2 rides and letting my TSB get some relief. Sleep is solid and I feel good overall. I'm definitely going to be ready to do some work on the next...
05-17-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

Legs felt good today and I did the local hammer...

Legs felt good today and I did the local hammer ride. 75 miles, 240 TSS. Ready for a rest week!
05-15-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

Well dealing with life and stress can be part of...

Well dealing with life and stress can be part of the training process, so maybe it's not so off topic? Either way, glad you are doing well work wise, it's always great to hear positive stories. And...
05-15-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

I'm a small business owner with two mortgages,...

I'm a small business owner with two mortgages, family, IE lots of overhead, and this whole covid 19 thing has quadrupled my overall stress levels. Not from a "I'm afraid of the virus" standpoint...
05-14-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

Its easier in general for me to do intervals,...

Its easier in general for me to do intervals, indoors or out, when I have an actual race to prep for. All about the mental state.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,368
Posted By procrit

I would stay far away from bikes direct. Their...

I would stay far away from bikes direct. Their frames are garbage. I bought one years ago that had full dura-ace, and all high end parts, etc, but the rear drop out was not aligned properly with...
05-07-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

Tested the 38's today, I'm not sure I'm any...

Tested the 38's today, I'm not sure I'm any faster, but it's hard to say. I beat my TT time from Tuesday by a handful of seconds but I also pushed a few extra watts. Wind was definitely more...
05-06-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

Ah ok. I'm going to try some narrow bars and see...

Ah ok. I'm going to try some narrow bars and see how it works. Worst case I'll go back to 44's, but I think 40 (or possibly narrower) may get me more aero.
05-06-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

I've started to work on mine as well. I know...

I've started to work on mine as well. I know I'll have my power back soon, but being able to put that down while being aero and reasonably comfortable is something else.

What width bars are you...
05-06-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

27 mph is REALLY fast for 320w.

27 mph is REALLY fast for 320w.
05-05-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

Road the quarantine TT from last weekend with a...

Road the quarantine TT from last weekend with a different bike, aero wheels, race tires, skin suit, and a better position (shoulders tucked in, elbows dropped and tucked while on the hoods vs riding...
05-04-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

Favero Assioma Duo.

Favero Assioma Duo.
05-04-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

Well I just ordered a 53/39 165mm to try, along...

Well I just ordered a 53/39 165mm to try, along with 38cm ergo bars to get my front end a little tighter.
05-02-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

Did a social distance TT in the middle of a long...

Did a social distance TT in the middle of a long ride today. Just dialed it up to 300w and made it the 10 miles. I was on a very aero unfriendly bike and got beat by a guy doing 30 less watts (had an...
05-01-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

I bought a $850 used CAAD 10 as a backup /...

I bought a $850 used CAAD 10 as a backup / trainer with sram red, and I'll be damned if it doesn't handle better than the $4000 carbon bike I've been riding. Outside of being a little rougher on...
04-30-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

FTP is up probably 5-10 watts this week. Weight...

FTP is up probably 5-10 watts this week. Weight is down a total of 10 pounds. Just another 50-60 watts and 15-20 more pounds to go lol.
04-27-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5,051
Views: 287,161
Posted By procrit

Tempo / base work pretty much all week with one...

Tempo / base work pretty much all week with one day of FTP intervals and a long ride Saturday.

I need to focus on my diet and drop some weight. The trip to Switzerland this summer may still be a...
04-25-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,455
Posted By procrit

This post didnít age well.

This post didnít age well.
04-25-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

End of the rest week. 200 tss planned this...

End of the rest week. 200 tss planned this weekend.

Also bought some watts today. Aeolus Pro 5s, GP5000s, a more aero helmet, and some Shimano RC9 shoes. A new BB as well. And a used CAAD 10 to...
04-23-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

Forced 4 days of recovery because my bike is in...

Forced 4 days of recovery because my bike is in the shop getting a new BB installed, and honestly I needed it. I took my wifes city / mountain bike thing to chase my kids on their go-kart around the...
04-17-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

Upgraded my 13 yr old entry level Sidi's that...

Upgraded my 13 yr old entry level Sidi's that were falling apart for a pair of Shimano RC9's. I've never worn anything other than the cheapest shoes available, now I don't think I can ever go back...
04-11-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

Tried to ride yesterday and my legs didn't want...

Tried to ride yesterday and my legs didn't want to even hold SST watts. Flat, dead, would not respond. Ouch...

I also tested the power meter I've been using (older quarq) with my new Favero...
04-08-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

322w / 4.1 w/kg. I know just dropping weight will...

322w / 4.1 w/kg. I know just dropping weight will improve that to 4.6-4.7 or so, then I just need to crank up the watts.
04-08-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,080
Posted By procrit

There are a lot of factors involved but generally...

There are a lot of factors involved but generally speaking your lungs are not limiting your performance. Itís your hearts ability to move blood, your bloods ability to carry it, and your legs ability...
04-07-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

1 hr z2/z3 today. Almost didn't ride but it was...

1 hr z2/z3 today. Almost didn't ride but it was sunny and it's hard to pass up getting out of the house. Down 7-8 pounds from a month ago, about 18 more until I'm at my old race weight. Who knows,...
04-06-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

90 min SST at 275 watts today. The same effort...

90 min SST at 275 watts today. The same effort was only getting me 240-250 watts 3-4 weeks ago. The good thing about a 10 year layoff is the power numbers are skyrocketing. A long way to go, but...
04-05-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15,186
Views: 862,036
Posted By procrit

Moved to a cycling friendly area and started...

Moved to a cycling friendly area and started riding again after a 9-10 yr break. Iím literally the slowest cat 2 is the world right now. Lol.

Good to see the ďTraining StatusĒ thread still alive...
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