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07-12-21, 05:51 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I'll actually be doing the wafer (I downgraded a...

I'll actually be doing the wafer (I downgraded a few weeks ago) in a grey CAADX, I should have an Orange Dons kit one. More than likely I'm going to do it. You somewhat talked me into it!
07-12-21, 03:20 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Haven't posted in a while but I had about a 2...

Haven't posted in a while but I had about a 2 week run where I just felt flat, and power is way down right now. I took a 7 day rest period and I think it helped, we'll see tomorrow.

BWR is next...
07-12-21, 03:10 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I did PIR a few years back, it was my first...

I did PIR a few years back, it was my first podium. I asked the winner where the podium was and he just laughed, I was super bummed.

Anyway its a great course, I don't specifically think its...
06-16-21, 05:17 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I got 3rd at Tuesday Night Worlds, that's getting...

I got 3rd at Tuesday Night Worlds, that's getting printed and put up on my refrigerator door!

Since it was over 100 we only had 30 show, and no real 'hitters'. We usually have between 50-80. We...
06-11-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,235
Posted By furiousferret

This may sound like an excuse but my failings in...

This may sound like an excuse but my failings in weight loss solely lie on what others bring into the house. I can eat the same thing every day, Oatmeal, blueberries, and strawberries for breakfast...
06-10-21, 08:20 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Nice job Yep

Nice job Yep
06-09-21, 09:03 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Tuesday Night Worlds, it was a relatively easy...

Tuesday Night Worlds, it was a relatively easy week as everyone was recovering from Copperopolis and TdM. I probably should have done the same, since I didn't feel well but I hate missing the ride. ...
06-08-21, 07:41 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

MSPEEDWAX | Molten Speed Wax - Waxing Your Chain...

MSPEEDWAX | Molten Speed Wax - Waxing Your Chain (https://moltenspeedwax.com/pages/waxing-your-chain)

I use that though its been said just regular parrafin is good as well.
06-06-21, 12:05 PM
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Views: 18,047
Posted By furiousferret

Copperopolis Road Race My plan was tear...

Copperopolis Road Race

My plan was tear apart the field because really I thought that was the only chance I had. The hill was probably too small for me to do that, and 2 of us worked hard but it...
06-04-21, 12:58 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I had to invoke rule 5 but I was 135 this...

I had to invoke rule 5 but I was 135 this morning. If I'm teetering on the scale but it marks high, I just mark it down to the lower weight because there have been days I don't eat for 2 hours so I...
06-03-21, 11:58 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

IMO, usually not too much you can do if the...

IMO, usually not too much you can do if the ringers are vastly stronger and in club rides that's often the case. I think its important to try something though.

Tell your teammates they just have...
06-02-21, 10:34 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Took it easy for World's last night, I stayed...

Took it easy for World's last night, I stayed with a slower group and just pulled them up the hill. When they started to pop, I'd slow down. At the end they were all genuinely thanking me which...
06-01-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,235
Posted By furiousferret

138 today so a bit heavier. I had a big weekend...

138 today so a bit heavier. I had a big weekend and put out 4300 kilojoules over the 3 days, and I have a lot of food sitting in my stomach. Ive learned being on a strict count during hard weeks...
05-31-21, 05:22 PM
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Views: 18,047
Posted By furiousferret

I was probably the worst rated cyclist in the US...

I was probably the worst rated cyclist in the US in 2014, 2015 and that's not an exaggeration. I was outrageously bad for a few years. Probably the only reason I am still doing to is for some...
05-31-21, 03:25 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Team group ride up Oak Glen. I was feeling...

Team group ride up Oak Glen. I was feeling pretty good so I stayed with the leader and it was just us for most of the ride. He basically slowed down to help me up, like Sepp Kuss and Primoz. I...
05-25-21, 10:55 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Connex Quick Link to get the chain off easy ...

Connex Quick Link to get the chain off easy
Sonic Cleaner for 3 cycles (usually get the cogs too)
Dump in Crockpot
Clean off and let dry


Its a long procedure but it doesnt take a lot of...
05-25-21, 09:38 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

So remember last week when I complained about...

So remember last week when I complained about positioning at World?

I was perfect today, latching on the lead group of 5. Unfortunately, I was found wanting and couldn't hold on....I held 5 w/kg...
05-23-21, 08:36 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I had to back off on my diet. My hours have been...

I had to back off on my diet. My hours have been the same but with group rides on the menu now the intensity is up. Added about 200 calories a day, I'm real close to getting goal weight, I'm going...
05-21-21, 05:47 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Age is a big consideration, but in regards to...

Age is a big consideration, but in regards to training, the answer is always more. Don't confuse that with added intensity, especially for something that is essentially a pure endurance activity.
05-21-21, 09:20 AM
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Views: 2,331
Posted By furiousferret

You're overvaluing high end work imo. You should...

You're overvaluing high end work imo. You should probably at least for the next few weeks only have 2 days over zone 2; if those end up being group rides so be it and if you need more intensity that...
05-19-21, 05:03 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Had a decent World's, was solidly in the second...

Had a decent World's, was solidly in the second group for the second week in a row and probably did about 30% of the work up the hill.

I just really have to work on my positioning; I haven't...
05-19-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,235
Posted By furiousferret

Right now I'm 5'7", 135 lbs. My goal is to drop...

Right now I'm 5'7", 135 lbs. My goal is to drop 3 more pounds. I'm more going off my fat measurements for a stopping point, and right now I have 9 mm of belly fat (which sounds like a lot but I'm...
05-17-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 18,047
Posted By furiousferret

Didn't watch the whole thing but you were smooth...

Didn't watch the whole thing but you were smooth out there. A 29.4 average is crazy fast.
05-17-21, 08:33 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

When I met you 2 years ago you looked like you...

When I met you 2 years ago you looked like you were in your 50's! Watch out though, my overweight coworker told me working out too much can be dangerous. As an aside he's in his 50's and looks 72.
05-11-21, 09:18 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Set all kinds of PRs at Worlds, mainly because I...

Set all kinds of PRs at Worlds, mainly because I was able to stay with the group on the downhill. I suppose all that practice on the corners helped because I set my 2 fastest descents out of 350...
05-10-21, 12:52 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Its sprinking out here, which in SoCal is...

Its sprinking out here, which in SoCal is basically the same crisis level as yours, so I will be Zwifting as well.
05-08-21, 01:54 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

So I tested today and I did almost exactly the...

So I tested today and I did almost exactly the same numbers as 2 years ago. A hair under 4.7 w/kg and still a few watts under 300. Vegan Cyclist did our local hammerfest today, and at first I was...
05-01-21, 01:46 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Did the local hammer ride; decided to do the easy...

Did the local hammer ride; decided to do the easy route (B) group since I haven't actually finished a group ride this year and I needed a win albeit minor. Took a pull, then someone said, 'Left!' and...
04-28-21, 02:12 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Whatever you rated Curry, its too low :)

Whatever you rated Curry, its too low :)
04-27-21, 08:40 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Great work TMonk! Part of me is kicking...

Great work TMonk!

Part of me is kicking myself for not doing it but a year off the road has taken its toll on my handles!
04-22-21, 04:10 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I'll be doing the Zwift TOW Ride (A) at 5 pst...

I'll be doing the Zwift TOW Ride (A) at 5 pst today. EDIT: Got 8th out of 180, Antenna Hill on a 1x (50x28) was terrible. Also power was around were it should be so the FTP jump is legit, I just...
04-19-21, 08:22 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Having to up my FTP 10 points is pretty damn...

Having to up my FTP 10 points is pretty damn intimidating but I was able to power through a 3 hour trainer workout just fine.

Did a gravel group ride on Saturday; they've all been at it for years...
04-15-21, 08:19 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

v02s at lunch, then a Zwift race post work. Not...

v02s at lunch, then a Zwift race post work. Not expecting much but.....14 watts higher then my best 20 minutes indoors at almost my lowest weight....

So I guess I'm moving the bars up...300 seems...
04-15-21, 10:27 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

I was working on my cornering on a descent; not...

I was working on my cornering on a descent; not so much the easy turns 2 off camber turns on Tuesday I've been going in too slow. I have to hit one at 25 and the other at 30; the one at 30 is the...
04-03-21, 03:37 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Did a 40 mile gravel ride (4000 ft climbing)...

Did a 40 mile gravel ride (4000 ft climbing) which was much harder than it sounds, most people were on MTB. They were all pretty slow going up into the mountain, so I went up with someone else kinda...
03-30-21, 02:52 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Good luck, its a ton of work. I have about 15 TB...

Good luck, its a ton of work. I have about 15 TB of data from my Tahiti Vacation and was going to make them into a series, then realized the amount of work it would take for a decent edit and I was...
03-28-21, 06:54 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

62 miles on my usual outside course...first time...

62 miles on my usual outside course...first time in over a year. I forgot how much time you waste at stop signs, etc.

18 hours on the week, though I don't feel like it was an effective 18...
03-22-21, 05:19 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Great Day for an easy lunch ride. First pic is...

Great Day for an easy lunch ride. First pic is our local mountain range with Mt San Bernardino (10,800) on the left and Mt San Gorgornio on the right (11,503 ft). The latter seems less impressive as...
03-20-21, 05:20 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I did the Zwift Fondo today which is really...

I did the Zwift Fondo today which is really serious stuff. Over 3 hours of riding and 2400 kjs (or close). I hit my best hour (250) and my best 2 hour (230) despite having descents in about a quarter...
03-19-21, 05:55 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

That's something my nephew would do... ...

That's something my nephew would do...



I'm planning my rest week around the second shot, which is on the 29th. Apparently a lot of people get sick after the 2nd Moderna shot.
03-18-21, 03:53 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I resemble that remark...

I resemble that remark...
03-17-21, 09:20 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

I have a 48cm bike, fits just fine in my Jeep. ...

I have a 48cm bike, fits just fine in my Jeep. Pretty sure if I was a giant over 5'9" though I'd be in the NBA and not riding bicycles. On the plus side I rarely have to duck under branches while...
03-16-21, 09:23 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

First Tuesday Night Worlds ride in a over a year....

First Tuesday Night Worlds ride in a over a year. Its a good thing I can't afford to replace my bike because I wanted to throw it off a cliff after that.

Looking back on it, that was largely...
03-16-21, 12:45 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I got carded for buying lotto today ...

I got carded for buying lotto today

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03-15-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6,682
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Posted By furiousferret

My wife asked me why I always get cold, and I...

My wife asked me why I always get cold, and I told her I have a lot less fat. While that explanation was exiting my mouth, part of mind was saying 'this is a big mistake' but my mouth kept going....
03-12-21, 11:17 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Down two more pounds, almost at race weight with...

Down two more pounds, almost at race weight with some 30s/30s at lunch and more volume yesterday.

I also have no more excuses not to go out and eat, so that's something I'm going to have to...
03-03-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 179,565
Posted By furiousferret

Sorry I'm about to get geeky lol. SpaceX...

Sorry I'm about to get geeky lol.

SpaceX has advanced more in 10 years than NASA and RosCosmos has in the last 40.

Musk gets all the credit but Tom Mueller (his first engineer who recently...
03-01-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6,682
Views: 442,513
Posted By furiousferret

Just recieved my Moderna vaccination; my wife put...

Just recieved my Moderna vaccination; my wife put us on wait lists all over town and it paid off. Pretty excited!
02-28-21, 10:13 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Turned into a recovery week because of weekend...

Turned into a recovery week because of weekend stuff. Probably for the best.
02-26-21, 08:01 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

30 psi, could be lower, 30 tires. Since its only...

30 psi, could be lower, 30 tires. Since its only the road I have to consider that and probably won't go over 32. My bar is much higher and I have a tad wider handlebar.

Its mostly just not being...
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