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02-11-16, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,080
Posted By BionicChris

Starting to pick up a bit in terms of content,...

Starting to pick up a bit in terms of content, views, followers and Twitter side. I've got my first race of the season, and only my 3rd ever, plus TT's, Triathlons and more coming up this year....
12-23-15, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,080
Posted By BionicChris

Started a new Blog

It's taken me a few years to get round to this, but I am writing a blog about how my life was changed by cancer, and how I ended up cycling and entering triathlons. Lots of people have said in the...
04-10-15, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By BionicChris

Nerves certainly played a part, I was extremely...

Nerves certainly played a part, I was extremely tense and overly cautious in the pack. I did a 60 miler the day after the race and my knee started giving discomfort so I haven't done any training...
04-08-15, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By BionicChris

No, I am aware that I cannot do that - I was...

No, I am aware that I cannot do that - I was suffering like hell because I needed to work hard to stay with the pack, and then worked even harder to try and chase back after getting dropped.
...
04-08-15, 04:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By BionicChris

Little bit lost about HR and what to do now..

It's been a good winter for me - I moved into the top quarter on Strava for the majority of climbs in I did in Mallorca this year, taking between 10 and 30% off of my times from a year ago. My TT...
07-05-14, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,892
Posted By BionicChris

Should have stated I've lost 3lbs as well so the...

Should have stated I've lost 3lbs as well so the power increase isn't quite as high as predicted in your post. 3lbs isn't much, but 185 to 182 is still a difference.

Just waiting for my next TT to...
07-01-14, 05:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,892
Posted By BionicChris

Just to bump this near Zombie thread - thanks for...

Just to bump this near Zombie thread - thanks for the comments everybody. I went for an all out attempt to see what I could do now I had been doing repeats and cycled from London to Paris... New...
05-19-14, 01:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,892
Posted By BionicChris

Thanks for the input. I'm 185 lbs and the...

Thanks for the input.

I'm 185 lbs and the FTP has come from a Time Trial I did last week - 315 watts for 20 minute peak, x0.95 = 300 watts.
05-18-14, 03:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,892
Posted By BionicChris

Ok, I'll go towards the 9mph point where I'm...

Ok, I'll go towards the 9mph point where I'm around 300 watts and see how things go. Certainly not doing hills tomorrow, 4000 feet in the baking hot sun today was not fun.
05-18-14, 12:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,892
Posted By BionicChris

The hill is 0.8 miles long, average gradient 6%,...

The hill is 0.8 miles long, average gradient 6%, and my fastest time is 4 minutes 29 seconds.

Achoo, there is a section in the middle where the gradient flattens to 3-4% and this is the only...
05-17-14, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,892
Posted By BionicChris

Hill climbing question

I've never been a good climber, but have been steadily improving over the last 2 years as my general strength and fitness improved.

In Mallorca this year it hit home just how much I can still...
01-07-14, 12:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,412
Posted By BionicChris

I gained 4lbs over Christmas and went up to 190,...

I gained 4lbs over Christmas and went up to 190, back to 187 at the moment though. I have sat at between 184 and 190 for the past 11 months.

Hopefully this year I will break the 180 - after...
01-07-14, 06:34 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,017
Posted By BionicChris

2/1: 10.31 4/1: 20.51 5/1: 25.30 6/1: 11.58...

2/1: 10.31
4/1: 20.51
5/1: 25.30
6/1: 11.58

Total: 67.7

Looking to do 300+ this month, then 400+ every month for the rest of 2014.
01-05-14, 06:57 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,017
Posted By BionicChris

2/1: 10.31 4/1: 20.51 5/1: 25.30 Total:...

2/1: 10.31
4/1: 20.51
5/1: 25.30

Total: 56.12

Looking to do 300+ this month, then 400+ every month for the rest of 2014.
01-04-14, 06:49 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,017
Posted By BionicChris

2/1: 10.31 4/1: 20.51 Total: 30.82 ...

2/1: 10.31
4/1: 20.51

Total: 30.82

Looking to do 300+ this month, then 400+ every month for the rest of 2014.
12-21-13, 01:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,727
Posted By BionicChris

2014 soon, what do you have planned?

I would love to see a few targets set in this thread and perhaps we could revisit them when the year is almost over?

Miles: 4000
Feet Climbing: 150,000
Weight: 178lbs
Complete four 100 mile...
12-20-13, 11:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,611
Posted By BionicChris

I always have 2 bottles, and only have food if...

I always have 2 bottles, and only have food if I'm doing over 40 miles.
12-16-13, 02:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,014
Posted By BionicChris

Some very impressive figures in this thread, I'm...

Some very impressive figures in this thread, I'm hoping that you all have a reasonable success over Christmas - the only way anybody is likely to loose weight is if they get food poisoning!
12-14-13, 03:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,014
Posted By BionicChris

My heaviest this year was 192, and my lowest was...

My heaviest this year was 192, and my lowest was 184 (I know I'm sub 200, but I was a 240lbs and 6ft 4 when I started so this is my spiritual home)

When I was 192 I measured myself and having lost...
12-13-13, 04:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,014
Posted By BionicChris

10lbs is quite a bit to gain, damn tough working...

10lbs is quite a bit to gain, damn tough working it all back off.

I'm not a drinker so I am lucky in a way that I won't be overdoing it on Christmas party drinking, but I can't get enough of the...
12-13-13, 03:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,014
Posted By BionicChris

How are we all doing? *General weight Q's*

I weighed myself today and am just 1lb heavier than the lightest I have been in 2013. I thought that was pretty good going, especially since my excercise has been limited by an inflamed tendon that...
11-10-13, 03:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 505
Posted By BionicChris

Congratulations, I only had to drop 40 odd lbs...

Congratulations, I only had to drop 40 odd lbs and that was hard enough, so your weight loss is a fantastic accomplishment and I hope you keep it off!
03-23-13, 04:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,926
Posted By BionicChris

Once again, ignore the legal bit and I would say...

Once again, ignore the legal bit and I would say one thing.

Why did you pull out to overtake when you were still 10 seconds from being alongside the other rider, and it took about 15 seconds to...
01-25-13, 04:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 783
Posted By BionicChris

I fell twice, the first trip out on them after...

I fell twice, the first trip out on them after much practice saw a dog run out in front of me from a hedgerow - couldn't avoid it, went down at about 2mph.

second time I fell when I got out of the...
01-25-13, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By BionicChris

Can it do 50mph?

Can it do 50mph?
01-25-13, 03:18 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 5,383
Posted By BionicChris

3rd: 5 miles (Trainer) 4th: 5 miles (Trainer) ...

3rd: 5 miles (Trainer)
4th: 5 miles (Trainer)
5th: 10 miles (Trainer)
6th: 15 miles
11th: 30 miles
13th: 28 miles
17th: 1 mile (GoPro testing)
19th: 12 miles (Trainer)
21st: 18 miles so far...
01-23-13, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By BionicChris

I have DT Swiss 3.0 Wheels on my bike and went...

I have DT Swiss 3.0 Wheels on my bike and went through a similar story - friend fell off in front whilst doing about 25mph, couldn't avoid him as I had just got into a sprint position and was 0.5 of...
01-22-13, 02:40 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 5,383
Posted By BionicChris

3rd: 5 miles (Trainer) 4th: 5 miles (Trainer) ...

3rd: 5 miles (Trainer)
4th: 5 miles (Trainer)
5th: 10 miles (Trainer)
6th: 15 miles
11th: 30 miles
13th: 28 miles
17th: 1 mile (GoPro testing)
19th: 12 miles (Trainer)
21st: 18 miles so far...
01-22-13, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By BionicChris

Welcome and good luck on your "journey" of weight...

Welcome and good luck on your "journey" of weight loss, don't be too worried about losing it all quickly - off slow - gain slow, lose quickly - gain quickly.
01-21-13, 07:02 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 5,383
Posted By BionicChris

3rd: 5 miles (Trainer) 4th: 5 miles (Trainer) ...

3rd: 5 miles (Trainer)
4th: 5 miles (Trainer)
5th: 10 miles (Trainer)
6th: 15 miles
11th: 30 miles
13th: 28 miles
17th: 1 mile (GoPro testing)
19th: 12 miles (Trainer)
21st: 18 miles so far...
01-13-13, 02:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,489
Posted By BionicChris

No point going through it again..

No point going through it again..
01-12-13, 05:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,489
Posted By BionicChris

To all the "just say no" people - how many times...

To all the "just say no" people - how many times do I have to say it forcefully and politely. How about the 4-5 times I say it and still get ignored?

i work in a place where the only available...
01-12-13, 03:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,040
Posted By BionicChris

Thanks for the comments, sorry for not dropping...

Thanks for the comments, sorry for not dropping in sooner but I've been riding and working most of the time since this thread began.

I was able to do 50 miles with 2500feet of climbing and do 20...
01-08-13, 08:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,040
Posted By BionicChris

Training for a Tour

What is the best way to train for doing 3 days in a row? I am doing a charity ride in June, and I can cycle 70 miles, but I haven't ever done it day after day.

The tour is as follows:

Day 1 -...
01-08-13, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 601
Posted By BionicChris

I can identify with the OP - I work an 11 hour...

I can identify with the OP - I work an 11 hour shift 2-3 days in a row, then 1 or 2 off, leaving in the dark and getting home in the dark.

If it wasn't for my trainer I would cycle 2 days a week...
01-08-13, 03:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,489
Posted By BionicChris

Medically I can drop to about 178 without any...

Medically I can drop to about 178 without any radical change in my diet. If I go any lower than that I would need to look at nutrition far more carefully.

I know lots of people on here have lost...
01-07-13, 05:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,489
Posted By BionicChris

Fighting the enablers?

How do you guys fight back against those that are saying you're too thin and need to eat more.

I work 9am - 8pm shifts in an office sat at a desk. When I'm there I don't need to eat a massive...
01-03-13, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 421
Posted By BionicChris

I have got off to as good a start as was...

I have got off to as good a start as was physically possible. 1st and 2nd were pretty much all lying on the sofa with flu like symptoms, I dragged myself onto the Turbo Trainer today and managed 5...
01-03-13, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By BionicChris

I updated it before it had the problems. I...

I updated it before it had the problems. I emailed them before I posted on here and hadn't had a response by yesterday afternoon so went up to my LBS, discussed it with them and it is on it's way...
01-01-13, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By BionicChris

Angry GoPro Wifi Broken?

I hope somebody can help me with this.

After 7 failed attempts at upgrading my brand new Hero3 Silver, it finally worked... so I do a bit of filming, remember I haven't tried out the iPad app yet...
11-04-12, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By BionicChris

I just got a Tarmac Comp 2012, it's stunning...

I just got a Tarmac Comp 2012, it's stunning compared to my Defy 3, which I will say is still a very good bike for the money.

My mind was blown on the first out of the seat hill climb. No lost...
10-18-12, 12:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 201
Posted By BionicChris

Upgrades: Planning ahead...

I will start by saying I have been cycling since May 2011 and am getting to know more about the actual components. I am still pretty novice with that knowledge though.

Down to business: I have a...
10-18-12, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 475
Posted By BionicChris

It's always good to see somebody recovering from...

It's always good to see somebody recovering from cancer and returning to kick butt, sometimes better than before! I am not a prolific poster on here, but I have spoken with PJ a few times before and...
10-17-12, 12:59 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,027
Posted By BionicChris

Fastest downhill is 46.2mph, on a 10 mile ride I...

Fastest downhill is 46.2mph, on a 10 mile ride I average 17mph, on a 40 mile ride I average 15mph. Some work needed to improve, my legs seem to die at about 30 miles!
09-27-12, 08:50 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 6,384
Posted By BionicChris

2/9 - 33 3/9 - 17 6/9 - 27 7/9 - 32 9/9...

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09-21-12, 09:19 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 6,384
Posted By BionicChris

2/9 - 33 3/9 - 17 6/9 - 27 7/9 - 32 9/9...

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09-21-12, 12:57 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 6,384
Posted By BionicChris

2/9 - 33 3/9 - 17 6/9 - 27 7/9 - 32 9/9...

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09-18-12, 01:40 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 6,384
Posted By BionicChris

2/9 - 33 3/9 - 17 6/9 - 27 7/9 - 32 9/9...

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Forum: Foo
09-17-12, 01:44 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,772
Posted By BionicChris

Hopefully Facebook.

Hopefully Facebook.
09-17-12, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 589
Posted By BionicChris

Maybe, if only to try and top a Strava segment on...

Maybe, if only to try and top a Strava segment on it...
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