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06-24-22, 11:10 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Walk the bike? Call it a cross run up.

Walk the bike?

Call it a cross run up.
05-05-22, 03:23 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

I entered a bike race... the first time in a...

I entered a bike race... the first time in a long while.

I love how Alex Stieda hosts a race and races it as a cat 5. A former tour yellow jersey wearer in your cat 5 event is cool for them I'm...
02-01-22, 08:26 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Highest VO2max athletes ...

Highest VO2max athletes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2A7q0N39fvo&t=59s
01-29-22, 01:13 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

I did a bunch of literature searches years ago...

I did a bunch of literature searches years ago about the minimal exercise intensity that could elicit a training effect. It appears that all time above 50% of CP / FTP counts. Time in zone...
01-22-22, 04:53 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

I'm now using the smallest hole on my belt.

I'm now using the smallest hole on my belt.
01-17-22, 09:36 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Older paper, but phones do use pitch and roll for...

Older paper, but phones do use pitch and roll for travel mode detection.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4883407/

"The collected data consisted of readings by accelerometer...
01-09-22, 07:32 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

It is not cheating to accelerate into the draft...

It is not cheating to accelerate into the draft of a rider you are about to pass... plus humiliating them is half the fun!
12-30-21, 07:37 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

You can also turn down / off trainer realism and...

You can also turn down / off trainer realism and never run out or "road"
12-30-21, 07:35 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

The zwift ramp test is decent. Sure it actually...

The zwift ramp test is decent. Sure it actually tests MAP but it's one of the better indoor tests IMO.

Other than that I occasionally time trail volcano flat to track progress.
12-29-21, 01:13 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Seriously? Sometimes, okay a lot of the time...

Seriously? Sometimes, okay a lot of the time lately, the USA confuses me. I have 4 rapid tests just sitting here because they hand out 5 packs for free at any drug store.

In related news some...
12-25-21, 07:35 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

I'm losing weight so fast I probably have cancer....

I'm losing weight so fast I probably have cancer. Some people claim it's all the workouts, better eating, and having a new puppy but I still suspect cancer. At least I will die skinny.
12-22-21, 06:09 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

I've tried our outdoor track and it was fun, but...

I've tried our outdoor track and it was fun, but during the summer I would rather road ride. However, during the winter I could see hanging out there; a coffee shop, pool, and other amenities.
12-22-21, 04:04 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Going to have to buy a track bike soon. The...

Going to have to buy a track bike soon.

The city finally fully-funded our indoor velodrome... a 153 million $ facility.
...
12-20-21, 12:41 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Most trainers can't handle those peak power...

Most trainers can't handle those peak power numbers.
12-12-21, 12:32 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

That long on a trainer when you live in...

That long on a trainer when you live in California is offensive
12-09-21, 09:47 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

[QUOTE=carpediemracing;22335017] the camo pattern...

[QUOTE=carpediemracing;22335017] the camo pattern /QUOTE]

Camo aka "hit by car while training"
11-01-21, 04:41 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Called it. :)

Called it.
:)
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...
10-28-21, 03:01 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

If just some gastro you may be totally fine in...

If just some gastro you may be totally fine in two days and a bit lighter too!
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!
09-27-21, 04:37 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Made me dislike Armstrong slightly less... ...

Made me dislike Armstrong slightly less...

https://www.cyclingnews.com/news/jan-ullrich-i-was-just-like-marco-pantani-nearly-dead/
09-20-21, 02:05 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

I'm amazed I still visit this corner of the...

I'm amazed I still visit this corner of the internet after so many years.


In other news I broke 1,100W for the first time since the finger injury (1,109W max, 1032W 5s). You actually need...
09-03-21, 01:11 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Keep close watch for infection on that dog bite. ...

Keep close watch for infection on that dog bite.

Glad you're safe Flatballer - stuff is replaceable.

2-stroke? They still sell that stuff?
08-25-21, 11:59 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

I just got back from the mountains (Jasper) and...

I just got back from the mountains (Jasper) and it feels like winter. Snow at elevation, fallen leaves, below freezing at night.
07-31-21, 06:57 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

There is a small private shop down just down the...

There is a small private shop down just down the road from where I worked that I swear is kept busy just from word-of-mouth referrals because they did something for free.

Do a small job for free...
07-29-21, 06:58 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

A criterium around here ran a speed skater field...

A criterium around here ran a speed skater field as a side project once - they were actually pretty impressive.
07-29-21, 04:49 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Don't underestimate the strain of surgery and...

Don't underestimate the strain of surgery and physiotherapy.

I only had a finger injury and lost loads of fitness. Between anaesthesia, prophylactic antibiotics, and pain medications each surgery...
07-20-21, 01:07 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Physiotherapy today went so well she says I don't...

Physiotherapy today went so well she says I don't have to come back anymore, just keep working on it at home. She modified the dynamic splint to be more aggressive by moving the safety pin.

ROM of...
07-15-21, 11:00 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

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One of these is going to be my new buddy. Born last Friday.
07-12-21, 04:19 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

The scary stretching device works; ROM improved...

The scary stretching device works; ROM improved from 70 to 85% in just 4 days.

I joked with her today: "you just like hurting people."
She responds: "it was this or dentistry."
07-09-21, 11:37 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

I only wear it for 30 minutes. Kinda scary...

I only wear it for 30 minutes.

Kinda scary looking eh?

It's called a dynamic splint.
07-07-21, 04:46 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

New x rays again today, surgeon says the bone is...

New x rays again today, surgeon says the bone is effectively healed and it's time to be aggressive with physiotherapy.

Up until now the therapist did not have clearance from the surgeon to push......
07-04-21, 11:21 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

That's funny. I played Clash of Clans with...

That's funny.

I played Clash of Clans with my nephew for a while.
06-28-21, 05:46 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

no 700

no 700
06-28-21, 11:23 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Correct, you get a Maple Leaf stamp on your...

Correct, you get a Maple Leaf stamp on your health care card every time you are seen at hospital. Collect ten and you get a bike!
06-28-21, 11:21 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Harsh. I'm 5' 7" I'm not That short.

Harsh.
I'm 5' 7"
I'm not That short.
06-27-21, 08:04 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

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Guess what I paid. Includes the 10s...
06-24-21, 03:36 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Hospital visit number 15 for the finger... ...

Hospital visit number 15 for the finger... Custom splint #3 is even smaller and I only have to wear it while I sleep or do high-risk activities. Therapist is happy.

#Goldmember.
06-23-21, 11:28 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Thanks for pointing that out. I tried and...

Thanks for pointing that out.

I tried and like it.
06-20-21, 05:52 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Dropped my chain doing front shifts a few times...

Dropped my chain doing front shifts a few times over the last two rides.

Looked up the bike record on Strava, apparently the chainrings have 26,710 Km on them (original rings on a CAAD 10). Might...
06-17-21, 12:04 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Saw finger surgeon again today; fresh x-rays look...

Saw finger surgeon again today; fresh x-rays look great! Instructed to do the physiotherapy exercises 6 times a day.

I got cleared to ride outside again (with a splint) which is nice.
06-15-21, 04:23 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

You want an echo. Values issues, or other...

You want an echo.

Values issues, or other small "holes in the heart", can be essentially harmless, they just reduce efficiency. Really bad valve problems will strain the heart and possibly cause...
06-11-21, 12:33 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

I always was the last into work and usually the...

I always was the last into work and usually the last to leave.

I was on salary but could bill overtime. One month I was super busy and the manger knew I was putting in long hours. At the end of...
06-04-21, 02:09 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

A significant amount; anymore you would probably...

A significant amount; anymore you would probably need to be tapered off.

You didn't really lose fitness, you are just experiencing detrimental side effects. It will pass.
06-02-21, 02:18 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Surgeon is very happy with that result.

#GoldMember
05-27-21, 11:59 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

They stuck a needle into my shoulder that made my...

They stuck a needle into my shoulder that made my entire arm numb and unable to move. Like local, but numbs entire nerve branches, not just the nearby tissue.

Block is wearing off... they gave me...
05-27-21, 11:35 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Surgery is done. Getting a nerve block...

Surgery is done.

Getting a nerve block instead of GA was nice. Walked out feeling fine right after.
05-25-21, 12:22 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

My rim brake wheels are narrow.... Hospital...

My rim brake wheels are narrow....

Hospital called, Thursday morning O.R. booking. The saga of the million dollar finger continues. #GoldMember
05-12-21, 09:34 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Do not make an enemy of this guy... probably...

Do not make an enemy of this guy... probably enjoys fava beans.
05-01-21, 07:02 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Asking someone to "do their turn" can be done...

Asking someone to "do their turn" can be done with respect.

It can even be a complement "we are dying, let us draft for a bit!"
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