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Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By atwl77

Long ride to the beach on Sunday. The first half...

Long ride to the beach on Sunday. The first half of the route was hilly, then mostly flat on the way back. McDonald's snack mid-point before heading back. Started off too hard though, legs hurting on...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 821
Posted By atwl77

Wearing a backpack (or hydration pack) for long...

Wearing a backpack (or hydration pack) for long distances needs a proper fit (of the bag). Straps tensioned properly and the correct length, and all that. People have used backpacks for as long as...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 659
Posted By atwl77

I never bother with the letter designations...

I never bother with the letter designations (S,M,L,XL, etc) and always refer to the actual measurements (chest, waist, etc) for sizing since they can vary considerably among manufacturers.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,118
Posted By atwl77

Note that only shows on paid users though (or at...

Note that only shows on paid users though (or at least on the mobile app, not sure if the website shows differently).
And often I also look at the power zones to see which zone they spend most of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By atwl77

I wasn't really feeling too good to ride on...

I wasn't really feeling too good to ride on Sunday (completely my fault, slept very late) but I forced myself up anyways. Thought I'd just do a short, easy ride.

Out the door, thought to myself,...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,014
Posted By atwl77

This post reminds me, I still have my stuff...

This post reminds me, I still have my stuff (including spare clothes) in the bag I used for my Super Randonnee back in February this year!! :lol:

I should... probably try to clear that out one...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 490
Posted By atwl77

Here's the share button: ...

Here's the share button:
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Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 11:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 490
Posted By atwl77

94km tempo-paced solo ride on Sunday. The photo...

94km tempo-paced solo ride on Sunday. The photo was snapped at the halfway point during the ride, outside a famous Buddhist temple in the area. Didn't go into the courtyard for more pictures (social...
Replies: 93
Views: 8,567
Posted By atwl77

New month, new audax schemes. My local audax is...

New month, new audax schemes. My local audax is now proposing a ride-your-own-200k for the month of June - you plan your own route, submit it to them and (if approved), up to 8 riders can do the...
Replies: 24
Views: 1,521
Posted By atwl77

I wanted to go out for a long-ish, near-century...

I wanted to go out for a long-ish, near-century distance ride on Sunday but it was a relatively wet weekend, and there was a significant spike of new COVID-19 cases in the district that I would be...
Replies: 24
Views: 1,521
Posted By atwl77

I did a century, and another 230km, on Zwift......

I did a century, and another 230km, on Zwift... though I suppose to some people, it doesn't count. If I ever plan to do one outdoors, I'll probably break out the Camelbak like everyone else here is...
05-21-20, 05:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,305
Posted By atwl77

Try doing 60-60 at 130% FTP, no more, no less....

Try doing 60-60 at 130% FTP, no more, no less. 5-6 mins warm up, then 16 sets of 60s at 130% FTP with 60s recovery at 50% FTP, ending with 5-6mins warm down. That's about 42mins workout, see if that...
05-14-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,744
Posted By atwl77

I think a daily TSS is a more useful measure than...

I think a daily TSS is a more useful measure than weekly, because big rides or events or races (such as your 200k) end up as spikes that skew the amount significantly. Here, for example, 836/7 = 119...
05-11-20, 12:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By atwl77

What you're doing now is fine for general fitness...

What you're doing now is fine for general fitness as well as core strength training, but you need to put hours on the bike for the bike leg and put hours running for the run. Not sure about the...
05-04-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 12,375
Posted By atwl77

Regardless of whether you're using bone...

Regardless of whether you're using bone conducting headphones, or earbuds with outdoor/transparency/ambient/whatever-they-call-it mode, the most important thing to control is listening volume. I can...
Replies: 93
Views: 8,567
Posted By atwl77

This month my local Audax club is up to another...

This month my local Audax club is up to another indoor challnge, this time a total virtual mileage challenge totalling 300km, 600km or 1000km by the end of May.

300km in a month is quite easy to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-20, 05:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 433
Posted By atwl77

I tried to do Everesting on Zwift today, but did...

I tried to do Everesting on Zwift today, but did not complete it and bailed after 5 reps of Alpe du Zwift. Lack of sleep played a big part, I woke up at 1am and started riding at 2am. The intent was...
04-16-20, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 798
Posted By atwl77

Riding for an hour introduces pacing issues. You...

Riding for an hour introduces pacing issues. You must be a very experienced rider in order to properly pace yourself to ride at threshold for the whole hour. It's all too easy for an inexperienced...
04-14-20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By atwl77

If you're using Zwift's own FTP test, I don't...

If you're using Zwift's own FTP test, I don't think terrain matters, or at least it doesn't with the ramp test. Can't confirm this with their other FTP testing methods but I can't imagine them...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By atwl77

I suspect a saddle bag is in the way. But still,...

I suspect a saddle bag is in the way. But still, saddle rail mount is still the way to go. Kick that saddle bag out and put the tools elsewhere. I suspect accessories for aero seat posts are rare...
04-13-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,450
Posted By atwl77

It definitely looks like the servers are being...

It definitely looks like the servers are being heavily loaded. Used to be after a race I could see results, along with all the usual stats (20m power, 5m power, etc) immediately. Now, sometimes it...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 476
Posted By atwl77

231km on Zwift. Zwift currently has this Parley...

231km on Zwift. Zwift currently has this Parley Speed Mission event where the goal is to ride a total of 250km in April, and if you do it by the 16th you are entered into a draw to stand a chance of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By atwl77

I think another point to consider is the software...

I think another point to consider is the software side and feature support.

If you use Zwift, then the Tacx Neo will give you the road feel and downhill drive whereas a Wahoo, paired with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,187
Posted By atwl77

Main thing for me is that shorts hold their...

Main thing for me is that shorts hold their position by being tight around the waist. Bibshorts move that role over to the shoulder straps. Less pressure around the waist is more comfortable,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 987
Posted By atwl77

I remember DCRainMaker doing some noise...

I remember DCRainMaker doing some noise comparisons in some of his videos.

Also to the OP, consider a trainer mat. They're not just for absorbing sweat and protecting your floor, but also to help...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By atwl77

100km on Zwift today - did 5 laps around the...

100km on Zwift today - did 5 laps around the Watopia Sands and Sequoias route, so that it wasn't entirely all flat, and there were dinosaurs too.
Replies: 93
Views: 8,567
Posted By atwl77

Sounds a lot like the first time I did my very...

Sounds a lot like the first time I did my very first solo 100km, barely a month after I started picking up cycling. Camelbak with 3L reservoir, rain jacket, spare clothes, a lunch box with...
03-17-20, 03:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,514
Posted By atwl77

Audax Malaysia has postponed this month's events...

Audax Malaysia has postponed this month's events (one BRM1000 and one BRM300) until an unannounced later date. The country is officially in a partial lockdown until the end of the month, so I'm...
03-01-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,357
Posted By atwl77

Yes, and because it compares HR with watts, it...

Yes, and because it compares HR with watts, it can be fooled. My HR is typically lower when doing low cadence work so doing 180W at 50rpm is going to make it think I have a better VO2Max than if...
02-27-20, 12:42 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 20,253
Posted By atwl77

My trainer difficulty slider is at 100%, and...

My trainer difficulty slider is at 100%, and combined with the Tacx Neo's downhill drive, descending in Zwift works exactly like descending in real life. Heavier guys are gonna descent faster than...
02-26-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 20,253
Posted By atwl77

I remember doing a race like that. Same thing,...

I remember doing a race like that. Same thing, getting dropped and barely hanging on the flats, then getting back lots of position on Box Hill and Leith Hill. But had to work a lot on the descent and...
02-23-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,211
Posted By atwl77

Fenix can pair with any standard ANT+ sensor.

Fenix can pair with any standard ANT+ sensor.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By atwl77

Skin still recovering from sunburn from the...

Skin still recovering from sunburn from the previous week's ride, so stayed home and raced on Zwift instead. Did the 3R Tour of Fire and Ice Hilly Race. Did not manage to get a sub-1 hour result on...
02-19-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 660
Posted By atwl77

Nah, I'm not exactly brand-loyal. I go with...

Nah, I'm not exactly brand-loyal. I go with whatever best fits my needs. The GoPros only became decent since version 6, and then took a giant leap with their Hypersmooth stabilization from 7 onwards....
02-19-20, 04:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 660
Posted By atwl77

For vlogging I think one of the newer GoPros...

For vlogging I think one of the newer GoPros would be more suitable. Better stabilization and audio, especially. If cost is an issue, maybe look for a used Hero 7 Black... which from a practical...
Replies: 93
Views: 8,567
Posted By atwl77

Ok, wow, where do I start... It was about...

Ok, wow, where do I start...

It was about 2.5-3 hours drive to the starting point so I had to try and sleep early (emphasis on "try"), wake up early and start driving by 2:30am on the Friday of...
Replies: 93
Views: 8,567
Posted By atwl77

Finished my Super Randonnée, in 50h 24m....

Finished my Super Randonnée, in 50h 24m. Absolutely brutal ride, toughest I've done so far with extreme heat during the day and then as low as a 10°C descent with nothing more than a rain jacket to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 530
Posted By atwl77

I finished a Super Randonnée in 50h 24m this...

I finished a Super Randonnée in 50h 24m this weekend. Although the route on RideWithGPS reported 12k elevation, but actual result on the Garmin was 9581m. That's still 382 miles with 31433 feet of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,293
Posted By atwl77

Sure, the ultra-endurance cycling crowd uses them...

Sure, the ultra-endurance cycling crowd uses them and that alone speaks volumes. But it's not just for hand comfort, it's also for saddle comfort since the different position also makes you rest on a...
Replies: 93
Views: 8,567
Posted By atwl77

Finished a 200k this weekend. The local Pink...

Finished a 200k this weekend. The local Pink Ride, where ladies get to ride for free (Audax Randonneurs Malaysia pays for their homologation) is a very popular annual event and this year we have over...
01-08-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 20,253
Posted By atwl77

You remind me of the sabretooth tiger race from...

You remind me of the sabretooth tiger race from an old PC game, Caveman Ughlympics. Would make for an interesting Zwift-style race - a sabertooth tiger (or alien xenomorph, or velociraptor, 4x4...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,471
Posted By atwl77

I just use a silver marker pen to draw the edge...

I just use a silver marker pen to draw the edge around the cleats.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,051
Posted By atwl77

2019 has been a roller coaster for me. Training...

2019 has been a roller coaster for me. Training for Paris-Brest-Paris 2019, riding the qualifying brevets plus extra, then going to France and ending PBP with a very early DNF, then coming back and...
12-17-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 20,253
Posted By atwl77

Depending on your weight, descents can also be a...

Depending on your weight, descents can also be a major separation point. You can get a huge separation on a long descent and then never be able to catch the group again. Being very light sucks in...
12-17-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 20,253
Posted By atwl77

If the UCI can govern cycle-ball, I don't think...

If the UCI can govern cycle-ball, I don't think it's a stretch to ask them to govern Zwift (or e-racing in general) as well.
12-13-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 20,253
Posted By atwl77

Reading your post reminds me of why I use both...

Reading your post reminds me of why I use both The Sufferfest and Zwift, but for different purposes.

Structured training isn't just hard, it's boring. It's why people try to entertain themselves...
11-14-19, 10:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,038
Posted By atwl77

I'd say seated time (or to be more simplified,...

I'd say seated time (or to be more simplified, moving time) is the more relevant metric, though I understand why most people use distance since it is more relatable and easier to keep track of.
...
Replies: 93
Views: 8,567
Posted By atwl77

Did a 400k this weekend. I started out tired...

Did a 400k this weekend. I started out tired because it was a 2+ hour drive to the starting point for a 7am rollout, but I miscalculated and left the house an hour earlier than necessary. We were...
Replies: 259
Views: 36,920
Posted By atwl77

Rode a 200k yesterday, the last BRM of the 2019...

Rode a 200k yesterday, the last BRM of the 2019 season for my country. It's pretty much the rainy season right now with heavy rains and thunderstorms practically everyday, so I was prepared for wet...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,467
Posted By atwl77

This looks more like a smartphone GPS glitch than...

This looks more like a smartphone GPS glitch than a RWGPS problem.
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