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07-10-20, 10:57 PM
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Posted By aaronmcd

On the bright side, I bet your TSB is super...

On the bright side, I bet your TSB is super positive right now
06-30-20, 06:45 AM
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Posted By himespau

Yeah, definitely. When I got tired of all the...

Yeah, definitely. When I got tired of all the 41-ness of the 41 and drifted out of foo, I hadn't interacted with him in years, but he definitely played a role in my introduction.
06-29-20, 05:42 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

Same. When I first started posting when I joined,...

Same. When I first started posting when I joined, he was a huge influence and larger than life figure.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 122
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Posted By Psimet2001

I woke up to a text about it when the news broke....

I woke up to a text about it when the news broke. Like everyone else I spent tons of time trading quips with Peter both here and on Facebook. I had spoken to him over the phone as well. Like most...
06-29-20, 10:23 AM
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Posted By big john

I've been FB friends with him for a few years. We...

I've been FB friends with him for a few years. We talked cars, bikes, politics, music, divorce, etc. I looked forward to having someone to hash over the daily news with. I already miss that. I was...
06-26-20, 05:12 AM
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Posted By Walter

Some of you may remember umd from a few years...

Some of you may remember umd from a few years back. I’m friends with him on FB and he heard about Pcad on my timeline. He is very sad to hear about Pcad and wanted to pass his thoughts along.
06-23-20, 11:47 PM
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Posted By TMonk

On a separate note... We got married!!! Last...

On a separate note... We got married!!! Last Wednesday. Took the rest of the week off to visit Napa valley and do some (socially distant) tasting and fine dining. Our original wedding date was...
06-17-20, 01:15 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Next four days off, we're going on a mini...

Next four days off, we're going on a mini honeymoon to Cerro Alto (central CA) to camp and then to Napa for wine tasting.
06-16-20, 05:25 PM
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Posted By himespau

Yeah, I got my first "win" from zwiftpower, but...

Yeah, I got my first "win" from zwiftpower, but it sort of takes the joy out of it knowing that, in reality, I was 10th out of 30 or so. Not sure if everyone in front of me was over the power limit...
06-16-20, 01:46 PM
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Posted By botto

calm down.

calm down.
06-13-20, 03:36 PM
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Posted By gsteinb

The guy who set course records on most of the...

The guy who set course records on most of the hill climbs I did last year, and also won mount washington, recently soloed away at the end of a virtual rendition of one of the big annual central park...
06-13-20, 12:18 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Did the Zwift race, ended up with around 8' at...

Did the Zwift race, ended up with around 8' at about 5.1 w/kg, which for me is 333 w. Very surge-y as well. That got me 12th/105. It was a mass start with all categories (one lap volcano), only...
06-12-20, 02:15 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Going to be doing the "Virtual Friday Night...

Going to be doing the "Virtual Friday Night Racing" tonight on Zwift with other SD Velodrome members. They've been doing these every Friday night but typically I want to relax and hang out with the...
06-12-20, 02:01 PM
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Posted By Hermes

First gym workout in 3 months. It was great to...

First gym workout in 3 months. It was great to be back in the gym with others and the associated energy.

Interestingly, the high intensity isometrics seem to be working, since the weights I was...
06-12-20, 08:20 AM
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Posted By UmneyDurak

Rode outside for first time since beginning of...

Rode outside for first time since beginning of March last Sunday on my race bike. I did noodle around with GF on my fixie around the neighborhood thought. What a difference in terms of handling, and...
06-11-20, 02:13 PM
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Posted By burnthesheep

Pretty much what I'm going to do, but going to...

Pretty much what I'm going to do, but going to use an Aeria Ultimate stem. It is a plate using the three original stem mount holes then a cylinder off of the plate to mount the stem on as usual. I...
06-11-20, 09:48 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

What a bizarre thing to get angry about, when in...

What a bizarre thing to get angry about, when in fact he is white. The Portuguese ethnicity is essentially a mix of early inhabitants which migrated to the Iberian peninsula, Roman, Celtic, Germanic...
06-11-20, 09:17 AM
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Posted By topflightpro

When I was in middle school, my father's business...

When I was in middle school, my father's business partner in Montreal sent his son, who was a year or two younger than me, down to live with us for the summer. Basically, the kid refused to learn...
06-09-20, 03:32 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

Yeah, I'd be totally surprised that there wasn't...

Yeah, I'd be totally surprised that there wasn't a greater level of fluency, but I can relate to losing the fluency over time. My parents came from Portugal and my hometown is one of the larger...
06-09-20, 08:22 AM
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Posted By Yep

I have a group of riding friends back in Montana...

I have a group of riding friends back in Montana who put on a "Working Man's Training Camp" every May where they ride 50 miles a day on the same route at 5:30am each day for a week, in lieu of...
06-08-20, 11:42 PM
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Posted By caloso

Weather was perfect: high 70s. We came up to...

Weather was perfect: high 70s. We came up to escape the heat in Sac (102F). My family has a place in Tahoe City so itís pretty easy for us to go up. Kids still had Zoom classes, but we were able to...
06-08-20, 10:48 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Fiesta and parking are open and the road is...

Fiesta and parking are open and the road is pristine.
06-08-20, 08:02 PM
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Posted By caloso

Went up to Tahoe last week and was able to do...

Went up to Tahoe last week and was able to do some proper climbing rides. And finally got my ctl over 50!
06-08-20, 02:39 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

furiousferret that sounds ridiculous. Hopefully...

furiousferret that sounds ridiculous. Hopefully they reverse especially if the WFH isn't hurting productivity.


14 hours on a trainer is some soviet level ****.
06-08-20, 01:32 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

Hoo boy did I open up a can of worms. LLC,...

Hoo boy did I open up a can of worms.

LLC, LLP, S-corp, sole proprietor, tax considerations, liability insurance, unemployment insurance, workers comp, drug and alcohol policies...
06-08-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 15,160
Views: 858,906
Posted By burnthesheep

Three sisters route. I usually cut the ride...

Three sisters route. I usually cut the ride short after epic KOM and radio tower climb if short on time. Usually if doing that whole route will treat the short KOM as a vo2 effort, then the epic,...
06-08-20, 07:33 AM
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Posted By topflightpro

About 4 hours is my longest indoor ride. It was...

About 4 hours is my longest indoor ride. It was years ago, and I was doing a lot of base building work. I remember that day in particular because I was on Season 3 of The Wire, and I started by...
06-07-20, 06:33 PM
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Posted By Hermes

My Kurt Kinetic has as much road feel as a sledge...

My Kurt Kinetic has as much road feel as a sledge hammer.
06-07-20, 02:54 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Doing big miles indoors used to seem crazy to me,...

Doing big miles indoors used to seem crazy to me, but after doing a few 2-3 hr training rides indoors, I could totally see how I could just let my mind wander and tool around for a few hours. I...
06-05-20, 04:54 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

His race weight was in the 180s afaik. I had...

His race weight was in the 180s afaik. I had asked him about it recently because I've been pestering him about bike stuff haha. He actually bought a new bike! Not just on the Ritchey anymore.

I...
06-04-20, 08:59 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

Photo by Richard Lee, me and TMonk doing some...

Photo by Richard Lee, me and TMonk doing some work at Murrieta last year...
06-04-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 29,539
Posted By Psimet2001

Nice to drop in and see the old names. UMD had a...

Nice to drop in and see the old names. UMD had a post on facebook not too long ago that brought a lot of us out. He waxed slightly nostalgic about bikeforums. Fun stuff.

I remembered the whole...
06-03-20, 09:30 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Peak 1397 yesterday :50:

Peak 1397 yesterday :50:
06-03-20, 12:55 PM
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Posted By Cypress

8x30:30ís last night. Itís amazing what those do...

8x30:30ís last night. Itís amazing what those do to your body. I was riding around at 160W and 118 BPM afterwards while breathing like I was in the middle of a threshold workout.
06-03-20, 08:51 AM
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Posted By procrit

So I didn't end up taking a break because I still...

So I didn't end up taking a break because I still felt pretty good and my power numbers still looked good, and I did my heaviest week of training yet week 5 of this training block. I rested Monday...
06-02-20, 11:59 AM
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Posted By TMonk

Zwift Race today, Crit City (the Dolphin one)...

Zwift Race today, Crit City (the Dolphin one) A's. I think 22 or 23/82. It was short (like 20k) but good for 20-something minutes of hammering.

After a pretty hard start I settled into group 2....
06-02-20, 11:09 AM
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Views: 29,539
Posted By Wylde06

We start our club racing tonight with a 5 mile...

We start our club racing tonight with a 5 mile TT.

Its going to be terrible and im looking forward to it
06-02-20, 11:05 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

Did a ramp test today, never go into an...

Did a ramp test today, never go into an assessment with preconceived expectations! Trainerroad's protocol has the break-even point at 19:30 and everything above is an increase. I was getting to...
06-01-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,444
Posted By JLTD

We raced this weekend in Utah! No USAC sanction,...

We raced this weekend in Utah! No USAC sanction, but permitted through the county and insured independently. COVID questionnaire and temperature checks at check-in. Limited field sizes (30 per group)...
06-01-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 29,539
Posted By Doge

BikeReg still has the Long Beach Crit open while...

BikeReg still has the Long Beach Crit open while it has been removed from USACycling.
I emailed the info address given and have not heard back. I expect it is canceled, but it is hard finding that...
06-01-20, 06:23 AM
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Posted By Wylde06

Had my biggest week in 2 years last week at 10.5...

Had my biggest week in 2 years last week at 10.5 hours. Been dealing with hip and leg issues again this year which put a damper on my training earlier this winter. I found a yoga pose/stretch that...
05-28-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 29,539
Posted By TMonk

UMD (Steve) once called an ambulance for me when...

UMD (Steve) once called an ambulance for me when I was knocked out unconscious from a wipeout down Old San Marcos road. I was interning at the Materials Lab at UCSB during college. Wanted to show him...
05-28-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 29,539
Posted By kensuf

Young punk.

Young punk.
05-28-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 29,539
Posted By Flatballer

All that was 10 years ago? We've all gotten old. ...

All that was 10 years ago? We've all gotten old.

I've been on this site for 12 years almost, and I'm the newest member of this current page!
05-28-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 29,539
Posted By big john

I don't know if you saw it but a member here...

I don't know if you saw it but a member here started his own forum, SoCal Bike Forum.com, I think. It lasted a couple years and picked up some advertising but eventually petered out. They sold...
05-28-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 29,539
Posted By big john

His gf got married and stopped doing group rides....

His gf got married and stopped doing group rides. She was cool, came to some group rides in my area. I think the last time I was on a ride with Vireo was a 10,000 foot century put on by a local club....
05-28-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 29,539
Posted By himespau

Oh man, I totally forgot about Beanz. It's been...

Oh man, I totally forgot about Beanz. It's been years.
05-27-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 15,160
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Posted By Hermes

Threshold climbing intervals on Mount Soledad....

Threshold climbing intervals on Mount Soledad. 2x10’.

In other news, we are starting a new high intensity strength training program. A boutique fitness center opened today and has an exemption...
05-27-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15,160
Views: 858,906
Posted By aaronmcd

Oh my first ever measured FTP was way higher than...

Oh my first ever measured FTP was way higher than it is now lol.
For a month or so I was squatting squatting while wearing a backpack with a dumbbell and a bunch of water in it, while holding my...
05-27-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 15,160
Views: 858,906
Posted By TMonk

Did a Zwift group ride today advertised as "A"...

Did a Zwift group ride today advertised as "A" pace (Tour of All). Ended up with ~55' at 3.8 w/kg AP, third out of a group of 5 and about 5' ahead of the rest who probably actually treated it as a...
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