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12-06-21, 09:38 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

did 13hrs this week, continuing with my modified...

did 13hrs this week, continuing with my modified trainerroad SSB1 HV (Tues, 3hrs z2 ;Wed, 90min z2, Thurs, 2hr sweet spot; Fri, 60min z2;Sat 2hr sweet spot;Sun 3.4hrs z2). I also bumped my ftp from...
12-03-21, 06:52 PM
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Posted By burnthesheep

Moderate Z2 metric century on the road bike. ...

Moderate Z2 metric century on the road bike. Given the slower speed and more elevation, more time. So more KJ's and more TSS. Did fine on two bottles and a decent lunch before. Almost shed a tear...
12-02-21, 12:44 PM
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Posted By burnthesheep

Downed a single Krispy Kreme glazed original and...

Downed a single Krispy Kreme glazed original and then hit a 40k lunch spin. 65 deg. Niiice. Donned the short sleeve San Remo and did sweetspot. Almost hit an hour 40k, just too many stops along...
12-02-21, 09:52 AM
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Posted By Hermes

TMonk It was wet at my house in the AM and from...

TMonk It was wet at my house in the AM and from the top of Soledad, I could see the thick marine layer even at noon. Oh well, our “White Christmas”.

Today, track so hopefully, the velodrome will...
11-29-21, 06:13 AM
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Posted By revchuck

CTL is currently 40, up from a low of 9 in...

CTL is currently 40, up from a low of 9 in September. TSB is -18 and hasn't been positive since September. Running CTL takes longer to build than cycling, and I've been mostly running. I'm down to...
11-28-21, 11:13 PM
11-25-21, 11:14 AM
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Posted By revchuck

I'm grateful today for having been able to get on...

I'm grateful today for having been able to get on the bike this morning and push myself hard enough to feel some self-inflicted pain. Nothing world-shaking, but it was good.
11-25-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6,680
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Posted By gsteinb

gobble gobble, peeps ...

gobble gobble, peeps
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11-23-21, 08:49 PM
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Posted By Rolla

Took the ol' Fairdale Parser out for a spin...

Took the ol' Fairdale Parser out for a spin yesterday. This thing can do it all: urban, gravel, CX, whatever.
...
11-23-21, 12:43 PM
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Posted By Retromod

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By Leinster

Core exercises, flexibility exercises, and just...

Core exercises, flexibility exercises, and just practice holding the position longer and longer.
11-21-21, 06:28 PM
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Posted By burnthesheep

That time of year. Weight is up. Womp womp. ...

That time of year. Weight is up. Womp womp. But, power is as well. Run pace is PR's also. Been doing a combined 500 TSS a week for 5 weeks of run/bike. With a ratio of a bit more bike.

I...
11-21-21, 01:52 PM
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Posted By rivers

Winter training is in full swing. I had an hour...

Winter training is in full swing. I had an hour and 10 minutes turbo session yesterday that was 2 x 15 minutes at high end sweetspot/lower end of threshold sandwiched between 2 minutes at threshold...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-21, 08:55 AM
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Posted By Sy Reene

Nutella calzones.. Can make and bake in advance...

Nutella calzones.. Can make and bake in advance -- you'll just need to keep warm
eg. one random recipe
https://www.tastemade.com/videos/strawberry-nutella-calzones/
11-18-21, 04:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 680
Posted By rivers

This. If I have a road based work-out to do, I do...

This. If I have a road based work-out to do, I do it on my own. I might do it with another friend if she has a similar workout that needs doing. But group rides are for the social aspect (for me and...
11-15-21, 07:16 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

My nice suits are from Nordstrom as well. They...

My nice suits are from Nordstrom as well. They have nice stuff. Haven't had cause to wear one in quite a while.
11-15-21, 12:36 PM
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Posted By burnthesheep

I made someone laugh out loud while I was riding...

I made someone laugh out loud while I was riding the TT bike Sunday. Been hunting if an out/back suitable for testing exists by the house (looking like a solid NO). On one out/back I see a guy on...
11-15-21, 11:30 AM
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Posted By gsteinb

rain is annoying but worse than rain is...

rain is annoying

but worse than rain is Americans

good luck!


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11-14-21, 02:31 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

Loving my pixel 6 Pro. All day battery (I could...

Loving my pixel 6 Pro. All day battery (I could use battery sharing to charge my wife's S10e from 0 to full and still have like 45% left. It's really big), the assistant is lightning fast, everything...
11-12-21, 09:24 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Yesterday, San Diego Velodrome. Warmup, 2x4k...

Yesterday, San Diego Velodrome. Warmup, 2x4k team pursuits. The pursuits did not seem harder than normal even after weeks of mountain climbing. My sprint is down but that is to be expected. ...
11-11-21, 09:01 PM
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Posted By caloso

9x2’ at 126%. Couldn’t have done a 10th one. ...

9x2’ at 126%. Couldn’t have done a 10th one.


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11-10-21, 01:28 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Not all cycling on trip…some hiking in Santorini....

Not all cycling on trip…some hiking in Santorini. It was not possible to see the sights and takes pics cycling in Santorini.

Pic from our ship of the Santorini cliff and note the walking /mule...
11-10-21, 12:54 PM
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Posted By burnthesheep

I hear ya. This is why even though running is a...

I hear ya. This is why even though running is a far #2 to riding, I am going to make it out to the run meetup versus the TT with daylight savings darkness. It's a great group and it's good to see...
11-10-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,235
Posted By caloso

Right behind you, Hermes. 164 this morning. ...

Right behind you, Hermes. 164 this morning. Lightest I've been since my kids were born (17 yrs. ago).
11-10-21, 10:10 AM
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Posted By revchuck

Don't read too much into this. I'm on a...

Don't read too much into this. I'm on a "medication holiday" from chemo, but I've been running and riding all the way through it. Chemo's effect on me was to incrementally decrease my running speed...
11-10-21, 02:53 AM
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Posted By Lazyass

Got them in yesterday. I'm the worst picture...

Got them in yesterday. I'm the worst picture taker on the planet but they're beautiful. Tires won't be here till Friday.

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11-08-21, 08:40 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Our trip to the Middleast - Croatia, Montenegro,...

Our trip to the Middleast - Croatia, Montenegro, Italy and Greece resulted in 37 days of travel and 670 miles of cycling with 30,000 feet of climbing and several 3000 foot days. We had many hard...
11-08-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,235
Posted By Hermes

Back from trip to the Middleast 163.4. This is...

Back from trip to the Middleast 163.4. This is the lightest weight for me.

...
11-06-21, 03:33 PM
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Posted By tombc

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11-06-21, 10:20 AM
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Posted By Doge

New (old) family members. ...

New (old) family members.
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11-02-21, 11:24 AM
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Posted By topflightpro

My new MTB arrived - about three weeks earlier...

My new MTB arrived - about three weeks earlier than I expected. So, I'm pretty psyched. I think I've got the suspension dialed properly. I probably need to set it up tubeless, but I can run tubes for...
11-01-21, 09:36 PM
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Posted By Danger Diaz

i grew up in the Valley but only earlier this...

i grew up in the Valley but only earlier this year did I find out about the Encino Velodrome. I’ve been wanting to get certified there hopefully soon.
11-01-21, 12:24 PM
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Posted By burnthesheep

Had to fix a few leaks on my install. Freaking...

Had to fix a few leaks on my install. Freaking rain decides to blow at 20mph wind right on the wall of patio windows I put in and found some weaknesses. Just going to maybe accept it since all is...
10-31-21, 02:26 PM
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Posted By Doge

We nudged my son that direction, but no... My...

We nudged my son that direction, but no...
My wife was at ARCO for some 14 years and this was a top school to recruit from. They were also in the same collegiate region as my kid's college, so I got...
10-31-21, 01:57 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Functionalized nanoparticles with high resolution...

Functionalized nanoparticles with high resolution MS can do pretty much everything; just attach a antibody or a selective ligand...
10-31-21, 08:54 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

did 4hrs on the trainer yesterday, what a slog,...

did 4hrs on the trainer yesterday, what a slog, mainly a saddle comfort issue, if it weren't for that it would be a lot easier to handle. I skipped out on CX racing this week because it's been...
10-30-21, 11:53 PM
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Posted By caloso

As it turns out, I felt great today. Didn’t...

As it turns out, I felt great today. Didn’t crash, despite sketchy juniors divebombing corners. Didn’t flat. And most importantly, never felt I was in difficulty. Maybe some of it was racing on...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,212
Posted By caloso

If the riders in front look like they know what...

If the riders in front look like they know what they're doing, I usually just pass with as wide a berth as possible, and say "good morning/afternoon/howdy/hola/privet/etc." on the way by with a big...
10-28-21, 02:27 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

I use to go to all the free "training" seminars...

I use to go to all the free "training" seminars offered by Thermo, Agilent, etc. Full day out of office and a free lunch!
10-27-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 153
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Posted By cmh

Ah, the hazards of CX . I've been continuing CX...

Ah, the hazards of CX . I've been continuing CX racing this fall with medium results (last 3 races were 13th place of 40-50 starters). I'm not as fit as I'd hoped I'd be due to injuring my...
10-26-21, 10:26 PM
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Posted By Doge

Some don't chase away so easily. Junior got...

Some don't chase away so easily.
Junior got 1st bike in his 1st Triathlon with 500 participants and won his 18-24 age group early this month in TX. Swimming and running got in the way of a better...
10-26-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6,680
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Posted By gsteinb

we do a pretty good job of ignoring the other...

we do a pretty good job of ignoring the other parts of the forum and not inviting conflict by trash talking it. historically when it does go on it hasn't met with much success with the moderation...
10-26-21, 08:04 AM
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Posted By burnthesheep

I get that opinions are like a-holes, everyone...

I get that opinions are like a-holes, everyone has one and it often stinks. And that I'm also often wrong. But dang, the rest of BF can be a troll fred-fest dumpster fire sometimes. It's one thing...
10-24-21, 04:23 PM
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Posted By henrycroll

Went to do an end of year TT on a local stretch...

Went to do an end of year TT on a local stretch that I use for such occasions, and completely biffed it on a corner. So didn't get an end of season check in, but looking forward to starting training...
10-23-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,561
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Like I said, a larger clamp diameter simply means...

Like I said, a larger clamp diameter simply means a stronger bar at the location of highest load. By increasing the bar diameter, you decrease the stress at that point, which increases the failure...
10-22-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,561
Posted By AJW2W11E

I think it’s more of a superstition thing. “Don’t...

I think it’s more of a superstition thing. “Don’t change anything” That handlebar came with my Pista and it was ugly when I got it,
10-20-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 16,683
Views: 1,078,899
Posted By Hermes

Checking in from cycling in Europe - Croatia was...

Checking in from cycling in Europe - Croatia was 230 miles with 12,658 of climbing and Italy was 254 miles with 9,271 of climbing all over 14 days of cycling. I am writing this from my Athens,...
10-19-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 18,046
Posted By himespau

Etiquette question (and yes I know Zwift racing...

Etiquette question (and yes I know Zwift racing isn't real racing): In a Zwift race tonight, a teammate and I were fighting with one other guy for the bottom 2 spots on the podium with 300 m left....
10-18-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 441,636
Posted By cmh

Tmonk - I'm just seeing the post about your...

Tmonk - I'm just seeing the post about your father. It must be really tough as you are obviously very close. Hoping for a good recovery for him. Take care.
10-18-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 441,636
Posted By big john

I ride on the road mostly, so I always had cheap...

I ride on the road mostly, so I always had cheap mountain bikes. The frame broke on one in 2008 so I bought a new one for $1000. Heavy and odd fitting and a crappy fork, I still had fun with it for...
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