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Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-18-17, 02:09 PM
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Too much topography for that .. the top of that...

Too much topography for that .. the top of that house is below our basement. We'd probably tear it down and build a small house at the back of the lot and rent it out, and maybe eventually move...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-18-17, 01:53 PM
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The house next door to us was abandoned a couple...

The house next door to us was abandoned a couple of years ago by the family of criminal methheads who used to live there. It was like a neighborhood holiday when they left. The house has been...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-18-17, 01:18 PM
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I'm just curious what language would merit an...

I'm just curious what language would merit an unqualified description as NSFW regardless of workplace.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-18-17, 10:39 AM
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Posted By globecanvas
I usually lift about half a furlong, which is...

I usually lift about half a furlong, which is equivalent to 35 carats, or a double hogshead.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-18-17, 10:32 AM
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Posted By globecanvas
That's no guess. That is the American Way.

That's no guess. That is the American Way.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-18-17, 07:42 AM
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I've been doing single leg squats and yesterday I...

I've been doing single leg squats and yesterday I added in single leg deadlifts. Both exercises on one leg obviously, holding 15 lbs of hand weights. They are surprisingly difficult exercises. A...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-17-17, 06:36 PM
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Posted By globecanvas
Some fine attention to HTML detail there too: ...

Some fine attention to HTML detail there too:

https://i.imgur.com/xgcJmlr.png
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-17-17, 09:44 AM
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Posted By globecanvas
I'm not sure that changed. It was always ordered...

I'm not sure that changed. It was always ordered by upload time, except in the case of group activities which were ordered by the first participant's upload time.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-16-17, 06:10 PM
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Posted By globecanvas
If you scroll down to load more activities, the...

If you scroll down to load more activities, the style changes.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-16-17, 12:37 PM
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Posted By globecanvas
whoa strava web dashboard changes

whoa strava web dashboard changes
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-16-17, 10:44 AM
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Posted By globecanvas
Also, wow, the training peaks NP and TSS are way...

Also, wow, the training peaks NP and TSS are way different from what I calculate for this ride, by over 25%. FTP is set the same.

I know there are two different commonly used windowing methods...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-16-17, 10:01 AM
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Posted By globecanvas
A buddy who is a coach is giving me a sort of...

A buddy who is a coach is giving me a sort of free trial of coaching. I am new to the whole training peaks thing. He assigned workouts for the week, but told me I could rearrange them to suit my...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-16-17, 06:51 AM
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Posted By globecanvas
My good friend's dad was a 9/11 first responder....

My good friend's dad was a 9/11 first responder. He died this year from cancer caused by asbestos exposure, and was added to the FDNY memorial wall. More 9/11 first responders have now died from...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-15-17, 09:27 AM
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Posted By globecanvas
CS degrees didn't really exist in their current...

CS degrees didn't really exist in their current form when I went to college in the 80s. I got a math degree but spent a number of years as a musician and carpenter after school. In 1995 I got an...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-15-17, 06:42 AM
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Posted By globecanvas
tommyrod74 tetonrider I enjoy mountain biking,...

tommyrod74 tetonrider I enjoy mountain biking, but not as a racer. I did one MTB race about 4 years ago and pulled out halfway through because I got worried I was going to hurt somebody else.
...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-14-17, 03:44 PM
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Posted By globecanvas
All fixed now. The best part was having to drive...

All fixed now. The best part was having to drive 20 minutes each way to lowes to get the tool to pull out the valve cartridge so I could drive 20 minutes each way back to lowes and get a replacement.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-14-17, 08:23 AM
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Posted By globecanvas
Last night during dinner water started coming...

Last night during dinner water started coming through the ceiling. One of my kids had taken a shower and it turns out the overflow drain was cracked so water ran down behind it. While checking that...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-14-17, 08:20 AM
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Posted By globecanvas
Hell yeah. I've been visiting colleges with my...

Hell yeah. I've been visiting colleges with my HS senior and often my reaction is "I wish I could go to school here." But really what I mean is, I wish I could be 20 years old and going to school...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-13-17, 03:16 PM
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Posted By globecanvas
Boo to hearing loss. Hope it's nothing serious!

Boo to hearing loss. Hope it's nothing serious!
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-13-17, 10:34 AM
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Posted By globecanvas
I was referring to the screenshots above. ...

I was referring to the screenshots above.

Here's CA's power curve distribution chart which is based on actual data, not self-reported:

https://i.imgur.com/EnnQN5M.png
...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-13-17, 10:27 AM
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Posted By globecanvas
Funny charts. There is clearly a preference for...

Funny charts. There is clearly a preference for self-reporting FTP in watts as a nice round number (200, 250, 300). The weight distribution chart is steppy at 5kg intervals as well Those two...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-13-17, 08:19 AM
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Posted By globecanvas
Watts are the wrong metric here, w/kg is better,...

Watts are the wrong metric here, w/kg is better, but if the question is reframed as "can anyone who puts in the work get to 105% of my current w/kg" the answer is still no.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-12-17, 02:47 PM
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Posted By globecanvas
Looking at the list of books I've read in 2017,...

Looking at the list of books I've read in 2017, these were the sleeper highlights:

Walkaway
Six Wakes
Abyss Beyond Dreams
Revenger
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-12-17, 02:42 PM
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Posted By globecanvas
OK, read this entire series: ...

OK, read this entire series: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Culture_series

"Classic" fantasy I am less into, but I enjoyed this series: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_First_Law
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-12-17, 12:42 PM
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Posted By globecanvas
I think half his novels are brilliant and the...

I think half his novels are brilliant and the other half are annoying. The new one starts out brilliant and then becomes annoying. Recommendation: pass.

His son, Nick Harkaway, is pretty good...
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