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07-12-15, 07:55 PM
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Posted By Virten

Did a flat century out from Babylon to Montauk in...

Did a flat century out from Babylon to Montauk in Long Island, NY on Friday. About 113 miles with minimal elevation. Hammered at some of the flat straightaways. Was also switching off on a heavy...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-15, 06:41 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,778
Posted By Virten

this spot for sale. (potential for 25+ page...

this spot for sale. (potential for 25+ page thread)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-15, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,442
Posted By Virten

I would get the CAAD Super6 Evo. It's the hi-mod...

I would get the CAAD Super6 Evo. It's the hi-mod version with better components.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-15, 06:22 PM
Replies: 26,963
Views: 17,102,364
Posted By Virten

Haven't posted in forever but I started with a...

Haven't posted in forever but I started with a Schwinn Le Tour Super bike from Bikes Direct. I've put a little over 10k miles on it before I sold the bike to a friend a few months ago. I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-13, 06:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,202
Posted By Virten

Love my Thule base rack + side arm bike rack. No...

Love my Thule base rack + side arm bike rack. No need to remove front tire.
04-12-13, 08:44 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 9,237
Posted By Virten

Btw I'm in 4e field. Looks like no one is on the...

Btw I'm in 4e field. Looks like no one is on the same field.
04-12-13, 08:39 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 9,237
Posted By Virten

Anyone know if the parking lot fills up early? ...

Anyone know if the parking lot fills up early? Trying to figure out how early I should get there.
03-31-13, 07:17 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 9,237
Posted By Virten

Still dreading that I signed up for this race. ...

Still dreading that I signed up for this race. Will be racing in the 4E field.
03-31-13, 06:34 AM
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Posted By Virten

racing is training? ...

racing is training?

http://app.strava.com/activities/46578804

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/290995072 (http://connect.garmin.com/activity/290995072)
03-31-13, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 141,253
Posted By Virten

Did the 3/4 field at trooper brinkeroff memorial...

Did the 3/4 field at trooper brinkeroff memorial race yesterday for the first time. Early crash happened right in front of me during first lap. People crashing all around me and thought I wouldn't...
03-21-13, 05:15 PM
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Posted By Virten

i did branchbrook last weekend for the first...

i did branchbrook last weekend for the first time, not my favorite. this sunday im doing the central park race.
03-20-13, 10:11 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 19,443
Posted By Virten

305827

305827
03-20-13, 09:19 PM
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Posted By Virten

team paceline skill work followed by three sprint...

team paceline skill work followed by three sprint drills to finish line for race this sunday

congrats creatre!
03-14-13, 07:26 AM
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Posted By Virten

short recovery ride today

short recovery ride today
03-13-13, 01:40 PM
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Posted By Virten

You're probably right. It's set at 250w right...

You're probably right. It's set at 250w right now. Haven't had the chance to do an FTP test due to my scheduling. This morning was a tough team ride. Gonna do the test next week.
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03-13-13, 08:24 AM
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Posted By Virten

Was trying to sell some camera gear and pretty...

Was trying to sell some camera gear and pretty much in the same situation. Guy kept looking at it for like 45 minutes...and then proceeded to low ball me after we've already agreed on a price via...
03-13-13, 06:33 AM
Replies: 18,950
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Posted By Virten

Monday: 35 miles tempo TSS: 153 Today: 50 miles...

Monday: 35 miles tempo TSS: 153
Today: 50 miles tempo-rance TSS: 240

Tomorrow: recovery ride
Friday: bike fit + a short ride afterwards
Saturday: endurance ride in the morning before my evening...
03-10-13, 07:33 PM
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Posted By Virten

First time back on the saddle today since the...

First time back on the saddle today since the crash. Did a short easy 20 mile ride. Longer ride tomorrow.
03-08-13, 07:05 PM
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Posted By Virten

After about four whole days of staying in and...

After about four whole days of staying in and healing I am almost ready to get back in the saddle. I've already replaced my helmet and was able to get my race wheels setup which I am eager to test...
03-05-13, 09:44 PM
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Posted By Virten

thanks guys, definitely pampering myself this...

thanks guys, definitely pampering myself this week. envious of you all who can train / race this week.
03-05-13, 08:45 PM
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Posted By Virten

yeah definitely glad it wasnt a race...

yeah definitely glad it wasnt a race crash...would have been so much worst.

im still recovering, ill definitely miss a crit race i really wanted to do this saturday (grant's tomb crit). the bike...
03-05-13, 06:53 PM
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Posted By Virten

crashed during interval training yesterday. fml

crashed during interval training yesterday. fml
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-13, 09:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,064
Posted By Virten

Sunday recovery ride: 27 miles

Sunday recovery ride: 27 miles
03-03-13, 10:36 AM
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Posted By Virten

Recovery ride ~27 miles

Recovery ride ~27 miles
03-02-13, 05:44 PM
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Posted By Virten

First C4 race...don't know what place I'm in till...

First C4 race...don't know what place I'm in till results come out (don't remember how many were in the break...that I wasn't a part of).
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-13, 05:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,064
Posted By Virten

My first c4 race - 36.2 miles. About 32 miles...

My first c4 race - 36.2 miles. About 32 miles post race ride. Didn't too bad in the race but definitely have a lot of interval work to do.
03-01-13, 11:45 AM
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Posted By Virten

easy easy ride before race day

easy easy ride before race day
02-28-13, 08:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,059
Posted By Virten

Close - I'm a 4.

Close - I'm a 4.
02-28-13, 02:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,059
Posted By Virten

They have a lot of good members and they have...

They have a lot of good members and they have good attendance in the local races. So I guess you could say that.
02-28-13, 02:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,059
Posted By Virten

Agreed - it's out in the open. Yup,...

Agreed - it's out in the open.



Yup, Siggi's/nyvelocity.



Lol, not whining...and like I said, I joined another team...I was simply asking what other people's thoughts were.
02-28-13, 01:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,059
Posted By Virten

Cool..that's what I thought and is why I'm not on...

Cool..that's what I thought and is why I'm not on that team lol
02-28-13, 12:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,059
Posted By Virten

how do you guys feel about being forced to pay...

how do you guys feel about being forced to pay for individual coaching to become a member of a team?
02-28-13, 12:55 PM
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Posted By Virten

sounds like my plan for my first race this...

sounds like my plan for my first race this saturday
02-28-13, 11:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,059
Posted By Virten

My first time being on a team this year and they...

My first time being on a team this year and they don't require it but have made hints that I should take advantage of great discounts etc for a bike.

It's because of my BD Schwinn.
02-28-13, 01:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,819
Posted By Virten

I race with this: (my first bike) ...

I race with this: (my first bike)

http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/58209_10100536276244982_1065424568_n.jpg

It's a Schwinn from Bikes Direct. It came with a triple compact which I've...
02-26-13, 05:22 PM
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Views: 1,093,677
Posted By Virten

Some short intervals before the race this...

Some short intervals before the race this Saturday. Then rest tomorrow + Thursday and then a quick spin day on Friday.

edit : Plus 2.8 mile jog with the gf tonight.
02-25-13, 07:40 PM
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Views: 1,093,677
Posted By Virten

Hmm not a bad idea...will try that.

Hmm not a bad idea...will try that.
02-25-13, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,093,677
Posted By Virten

I'm getting my first bike fit early next month...

I'm getting my first bike fit early next month (lol) and a lactate test as well. Is LT pretty much = FTP?

I shall do the test soon
02-25-13, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,093,677
Posted By Virten

So I've increased my FTP in my Garmin500 because...

So I've increased my FTP in my Garmin500 because my TSS has been higher than it should be. I did a ride yesterday: http://connect.garmin.com/activity/277206540

About 4 hours 7mins, TSS is 295
...
02-18-13, 09:57 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,093,677
Posted By Virten

about 4 hrs 11 mins with tss 260, 5k ft climbing

about 4 hrs 11 mins with tss 260, 5k ft climbing
01-20-13, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,093,677
Posted By Virten

Thanks. Yeah I know now thanks to you. I have to...

Thanks. Yeah I know now thanks to you. I have to figure out what my new FTP is.
01-20-13, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,093,677
Posted By Virten

hey echappist, I understand you're trying to back...

hey echappist, I understand you're trying to back your forum buddy up but I don't remember mentioniong anything about his lack of experience. My comment was more about his comment. The numbers were...
01-20-13, 07:47 AM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,093,677
Posted By Virten

Biked for 5hours 15minutes so that is about 66tss...

Biked for 5hours 15minutes so that is about 66tss per hour. So...yep. Why is this TSS so hard to believe?

also my ride two days after was 77miles and took 5hrs 19mins. TSS was 344 but climbed...
01-19-13, 04:17 PM
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Views: 1,093,677
Posted By Virten

thanks, gonna try this next week.

thanks, gonna try this next week.
01-19-13, 04:03 PM
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Views: 1,093,677
Posted By Virten

Ah, you're probably right. I've got it set to...

Ah, you're probably right. I've got it set to 240W. TBH, I don't know what my FTP is anymore. Hard to find a stretch of road around here that I can ride uninterrupted for 20mins. I'll try to bump...
01-19-13, 03:54 PM
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Views: 1,093,677
Posted By Virten

dunno, garmin connect told me so :...

dunno, garmin connect told me so : http://connect.garmin.com/activity/263161755

edit: oh wait its 345 TSS not sure where i got 360! haha my fault
01-19-13, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,093,677
Posted By Virten

5hrs 20 mins group ride, 344 TSS, 8377ft, about...

5hrs 20 mins group ride, 344 TSS, 8377ft, about 77 miles. Taking off until Monday.
http://connect.garmin.com/activity/263784818
01-18-13, 11:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,295
Posted By Virten

Biggie called it Cali too... Oh wait..

Biggie called it Cali too...


Oh wait..
01-17-13, 09:51 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,093,677
Posted By Virten

80 miles about 360 TSS

80 miles about 360 TSS
01-05-13, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8,471
Views: 682,684
Posted By Virten

Gonna try this. Thanks!

Gonna try this. Thanks!
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