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06-17-19, 08:45 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

I've done 3 training weeks and normally this...

I've done 3 training weeks and normally this would be a rest week, but 2 of those I had 3 days (Wed, Thur, Fri) or low TSS, so I may just go another.

Did a ton of climbing and almost got blown off...
06-16-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 125,375
Posted By Ttoc6

Raced my TT bike for the first time in a year...

Raced my TT bike for the first time in a year yesterday. Made a very drastic change to position two days before. Power was way low, but speed was high. THank goodness I don't have to comply with the...
06-15-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,186
Posted By smashndash

Alright, glad it isnít just me. Iím not a TT guy...

Alright, glad it isnít just me. Iím not a TT guy but I have followed this strategy to get my average speed up on solo rides. People donít believe me when I say itís faster to save yourself for the...
06-13-19, 12:28 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Weight loss does not affect my threshold power at...

Weight loss does not affect my threshold power at all so I don't worry about losing power. My top end has suffered for other reasons so the plan is to hit the weights after the season (September);...
06-13-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13,574
Views: 689,916
Posted By furiousferret

This is probably my best weight loss for a month....

This is probably my best weight loss for a month. To be fair, the numbers are fudged. The first day was just after getting back from French Polynesia, which I was up for 24 hours and at 6 meals...
06-12-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13,574
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Posted By Heathpack

Pretty anemic 10K race effort for me today out on...

Pretty anemic 10K race effort for me today out on the NSG TT course. Couldn’t get my head into it. Heat, wind, altitude, and short distance- all things that are not really in my wheelhouse. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,618
Posted By RChung

Then ride it on your TT.

Then ride it on your TT.
06-05-19, 10:49 AM
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Views: 689,916
Posted By Hermes

burnthesheep I do not overthink my performance...

burnthesheep I do not overthink my performance metrics. Sometimes up and sometimes down. The research I have read on beet juice et al is that the better condition one gets, the less the effect. To...
06-05-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13,574
Views: 689,916
Posted By TMonk

I have the KOM for Fiesta Island... Until my...

I have the KOM for Fiesta Island... Until my teammate Kevin uploads his ride. Then I will be second :). 31.1 MPH for 4.1 miles, three-man effort. Fiesta is very windy, exposed and "slow" for a flat...
06-05-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By rubiksoval

TT bikes usually result in lower front ends which...

TT bikes usually result in lower front ends which result in more acute hip angles. If you're having trouble sustaining the position, or producing typical power, then shorter cranks can open up the...
06-02-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13,574
Views: 689,916
Posted By Flatballer

Training isn't the right word, but I did ride my...

Training isn't the right word, but I did ride my bike for the first time in 2.5, almost 3 years. My excellent wife encouraged it. Trying to get me time to at least do one morning ride one weekend day...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,039
Posted By Wheever

Scary occurrence and the dangers of fresh asphalt

Yesterday, as I was coming home from a ride, a very dangerous and surprising thing happened to me:

At the end of my road there is a hairpin turn that drops at probably something close to a 20%...
05-24-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,795
Posted By Paul Barnard

Breaking the law is not in and of itself unsafe,...

Breaking the law is not in and of itself unsafe, and in fact can be safer than compliance in certain circumstances. I see no irony in a person sporting swag for a bicycle lawyer network safely...
05-23-19, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13,574
Views: 689,916
Posted By Heathpack

My TT workout this morning was scheduled as an 8...

My TT workout this morning was scheduled as an 8 min interval at 112% or greater, then two 9 min intervals at 100%. Actually that was yesterday’s workout but had a stressful day at work on Tuesday...
05-22-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 18,766
Posted By Radish_legs

Raced last night, B race (Cat 3/4) again. So last...

Raced last night, B race (Cat 3/4) again. So last 2 times I race it, I was 2nd. This time 1st. My first time to win a B crit. It was my season goal to win this B crit. Bunch finish. Probably only two...
05-21-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 254,292
Posted By mattm

I finally won again! ...

I finally won again!

https://youtube.com/watch?v=X-rZMaSn8Nw
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,683
Posted By mpath

LOL. True! I just got back from Bologna to...

LOL. True!

I just got back from Bologna to watch the start of the Giro and picked up a maglia bianca (white) jersey. It's the young rider jersey and I'm an old geezer, but it looks cool...
05-17-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13,574
Views: 689,916
Posted By Heathpack

furiousferret, Moorea was my favorite island in...

furiousferret, Moorea was my favorite island in French Polynesia.

Drove out to the Piru TT course today and did a single 18 min interval at 107%. Paced it really well.

Beautiful day, to the...
05-15-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13,574
Views: 689,916
Posted By wktmeow

8 minute intervals for me as well, burnthesheep....

8 minute intervals for me as well, burnthesheep. They're hard, definitely one of my least favorite durations. I've been trying to start them fairly conseratively and seeing how I feel for the last...
05-15-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 13,574
Views: 689,916
Posted By revchuck

Two hours at endurance pace this morning. The...

Two hours at endurance pace this morning. The VO2 max intervals are affecting me more than expected; this morning's ride felt a good bit harder than it should have. I guess that means I needed...
05-14-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 18,766
Posted By gsteinb

Opening round of the northeast hill climb series....

Opening round of the northeast hill climb series. This was a mass start, with an overall as well as age break outs. Shorty. Pissing rain, and wet snow (not sticking) at the summit. 5 of us shattered...
05-01-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 18,766
Posted By TMonk

2019 Barrio Logan GP Cat 3/4 - 4th/20+ Cat 3's,...

2019 Barrio Logan GP Cat 3/4 - 4th/20+ Cat 3's, 40-50 total.

Short Version:

I got 4th from the break I started. Frustrated that I sold myself short but happy that I made my goal: 2 more upgrade...
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