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01-04-14, 09:23 AM
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Posted By SalsaPodio

Well, I did collegiate road nats in 2012, and...

Well, I did collegiate road nats in 2012, and only raced a little after that in 2012 so I would have enough time to finish my masters. Moved to Wisconsin for a job, bought a house, and now I feel...
05-16-12, 01:50 PM
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Posted By SalsaPodio

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Break attempt in a circuit race with 6 miles to go. Got caught with just under .5...
04-30-12, 09:02 AM
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Views: 675,052
Posted By SalsaPodio

The RR on Saturday was 38F, sleeting, and windy...

The RR on Saturday was 38F, sleeting, and windy so I decided not to race so I wouldn't get sick for nationals next week. I woke up and felt like I was breathing through a straw. Still raced the crit...
04-27-12, 02:26 PM
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Posted By SalsaPodio

When are you heading out to Ogden?

When are you heading out to Ogden?
04-27-12, 02:25 PM
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Posted By SalsaPodio

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Winning
04-27-12, 01:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,571
Posted By SalsaPodio

When I ran track I did a :54 400 and a 1:58 800....

When I ran track I did a :54 400 and a 1:58 800. I ended up not being so bad at this cycling thing. Not too good, but I can hold my own.

Just ride a lot, rest enough, go on group rides and win...
04-26-12, 02:21 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,182,116
Posted By SalsaPodio

We have to make up for our lack of upper body...

We have to make up for our lack of upper body muscle somehow.
04-26-12, 12:18 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,182,116
Posted By SalsaPodio

It uses a barometric altimeter, which isn't the...

It uses a barometric altimeter, which isn't the most accurate thing ever especially when weather is changing.
04-24-12, 05:40 PM
Replies: 25,990
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Posted By SalsaPodio

Finally hit 20 w/kg in a sprint during my workout.

Finally hit 20 w/kg in a sprint during my workout.
04-24-12, 08:15 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,548
Posted By SalsaPodio

If you're looking to get stronger, just race...

If you're looking to get stronger, just race every opportunity you have. No sense in targeting only road races. If you've been racing for a while and know your strengths and weaknesses, then I could...
04-22-12, 08:46 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 669,599
Posted By SalsaPodio

Collegiate races. Won the RR and got 2nd in the...

Collegiate races. Won the RR and got 2nd in the crit. Stuck around for the USAC crit and helped out my teammate since I was pretty gassed at that point. Attacked a ton and got him into a break. He...
04-19-12, 02:44 PM
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Posted By SalsaPodio

As someone who has done a race on icy gravel...

As someone who has done a race on icy gravel (CIRREM (http://www.cirrem.com/)) with descents at 40 mph. I just pick a line that I think will be good and make no sudden movements. You kind of have to...
04-19-12, 02:42 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,182,116
Posted By SalsaPodio

I wish thesis writing was worth TSS. Since it...

I wish thesis writing was worth TSS. Since it isn't I'm about to go out for 1:30 for some easier intervals before racing this weekend.
04-17-12, 04:35 PM
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Posted By SalsaPodio

eatervals

eatervals
04-17-12, 04:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,694
Posted By SalsaPodio

I don't know how many 100+ fields you've been in,...

I don't know how many 100+ fields you've been in, but if you were outside of the top 10 you might as well have been anywhere in the field, unless the sprint is 10 people wide or something.
04-17-12, 07:15 AM
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Posted By SalsaPodio

I might to the races on the weekend. I'll just be...

I might to the races on the weekend. I'll just be getting settled into my new place and job, so we'll see how it goes.
04-16-12, 06:03 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,182,116
Posted By SalsaPodio

Sprint workout today. None of them felt...

Sprint workout today. None of them felt particularly good, but after analyzing the data it turns out I just don't know when sprints feel good. Best numbers of the season, and my best 30min NP for the...
04-11-12, 06:50 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,182,116
Posted By SalsaPodio

My knee felt good today so I decided to make...

My knee felt good today so I decided to make everyone hurt on the group ride.

Set new power records for 1'35" to 2'30". NP of 275 for 2 hours and 305 for 1 hr. Felt great.

Maintained 30mph for...
04-10-12, 10:27 AM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,182,116
Posted By SalsaPodio

Knee was bugging me a little and the crash last...

Knee was bugging me a little and the crash last weekend certainly didn't help, so I've been taking it somewhat easy for the past two weeks with 1 or 2 days of moderate intensity during the week and...
04-07-12, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 669,599
Posted By SalsaPodio

First race with the new tooth. 55 mile RR. ...

First race with the new tooth.
55 mile RR.
Started with 12 people because we had 2 weeks notice about the race, and most people were doing stuff for easter. One of the stronger guys guttered...
04-06-12, 10:43 AM
Replies: 22,690
Views: 675,052
Posted By SalsaPodio

I feel like the hoarder of emails. I have 15,000...

I feel like the hoarder of emails. I have 15,000 in my inbox. Luckily there is a search function.
04-04-12, 08:32 PM
Replies: 22,690
Views: 675,052
Posted By SalsaPodio

I'll be working in Milwaukee as a metallurgist...

I'll be working in Milwaukee as a metallurgist working on superalloy forgings.
04-04-12, 02:56 PM
Replies: 22,690
Views: 675,052
Posted By SalsaPodio

Had to choose between four job offers this week....

Had to choose between four job offers this week. Ended up choosing one with a lower salary, but I think I'll be happier with the location and the work I'm doing. Pretty happy with my decision. :)
04-03-12, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9,284
Views: 3,567,305
Posted By SalsaPodio

When I attacked I got just enough of a gap that...

When I attacked I got just enough of a gap that he wasn't on my wheel completely. He tried sprinting around me and I think the photo was taken just after he sat up when he realized he couldn't...
04-02-12, 07:26 PM
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Views: 3,567,305
Posted By SalsaPodio

The end of my .5 mile attack that ended up with a...

The end of my .5 mile attack that ended up with a win. My skinsuit has a hole in the left shoulder so it looks like I have a huge tumor on my back or something.
...
04-02-12, 01:53 PM
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Views: 669,599
Posted By SalsaPodio

:lol:

:lol:
04-02-12, 01:49 PM
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Views: 669,599
Posted By SalsaPodio

My insurance will only cover natural teeth. I've...

My insurance will only cover natural teeth. I've broken this one once before (10 years ago) so I'm paying for it out of pocket.

To make things worse I broke my chain 15 miles in to the race and my...
04-02-12, 11:58 AM
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Views: 669,599
Posted By SalsaPodio

Knee swelling went down a lot. Jaw still hurts,...

Knee swelling went down a lot. Jaw still hurts, but I can now eat without too much pain. I should be good to go in a few days.
04-02-12, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 669,599
Posted By SalsaPodio

RR: DNF, broken front tooth and a lot of road...

RR: DNF, broken front tooth and a lot of road rash
Crit: DNS, Knee was pretty swollen and stiff. Wasn't an important race so i decided to spin around easy instead of race.
03-27-12, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1,714
Views: 108,941
Posted By SalsaPodio

Thanks. I'm graduating in July. Trying to give...

Thanks. I'm graduating in July. Trying to give myself enough time to train and race during the spring/summer.
03-27-12, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,714
Views: 108,941
Posted By SalsaPodio

I have found the most annoying thing about...

I have found the most annoying thing about writing my thesis:

Writing it in LaTeX and having your major professor ask for it in .doc
03-26-12, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 669,599
Posted By SalsaPodio

The IA RR and TT champ from last year was behind...

The IA RR and TT champ from last year was behind me, and some other strong guys, but no pros. Considering I started racing two years ago, I'm happy with me progress.
03-25-12, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 669,599
Posted By SalsaPodio

I initiated a break of 6 that had all the major...

I initiated a break of 6 that had all the major teams represented. Pulling through my HR was around tempo so I was feeling pretty good. Gap got upwards of 4 minutes. The finish was kind of deceiving...
03-25-12, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 669,599
Posted By SalsaPodio

I'll try and be more descriptive this time ...

I'll try and be more descriptive this time

Got into a break of 3. Lapped the field. Was at the front with one to go which was dumb, so I attacked and stayed away for the win.

Two wins in one...
03-24-12, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 669,599
Posted By SalsaPodio

I won. Crit tomorrow.

I won. Crit tomorrow.
03-23-12, 08:45 AM
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Views: 4,724
Posted By SalsaPodio

I just call them tryathletes.

I just call them tryathletes.
03-22-12, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 669,599
Posted By SalsaPodio

According to the USAC predictor, I should be...

According to the USAC predictor, I should be bringing home a caddy and some steak knives this weekend. We'll see how it pans out.
03-20-12, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 916
Posted By SalsaPodio

Being from Iowa I feel your pain. Unless you're...

Being from Iowa I feel your pain. Unless you're in one of the 1st 5 or so spots at the front you'll be in for a painful race. Just make sure to note the wind direction and know how the course is laid...
03-19-12, 07:00 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 669,599
Posted By SalsaPodio

Lindenwood RR Men's A. Lightning and hail,...

Lindenwood RR Men's A.

Lightning and hail, that turned into rain 9 miles into the first lap of 4 (82 miles total). It was so bad they neutralized the whole race and we just rode the next 12 miles...
03-16-12, 02:30 PM
Replies: 22,690
Views: 675,052
Posted By SalsaPodio

First real outdoor race this year in 22 hours. I...

First real outdoor race this year in 22 hours. I feel like a kid on Christmas Eve.
03-16-12, 10:22 AM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,182,116
Posted By SalsaPodio

I think that over half of the people here don't...

I think that over half of the people here don't understand what they're thinking. Me included sometimes.
03-16-12, 09:57 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,724
Posted By SalsaPodio

People may disagree with me, but that's a lot of...

People may disagree with me, but that's a lot of protein all at once. (I'd bet rkwaki is taking in over 1.5g/lb a day of protein). This review article...
03-16-12, 08:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,554
Posted By SalsaPodio

There isn't a good answer to that. It differs...

There isn't a good answer to that. It differs from race to race. You'll get the feel for it eventually.
03-16-12, 08:30 AM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,182,116
Posted By SalsaPodio

10 hours in the books so far this week. My legs...

10 hours in the books so far this week. My legs are surprisingly not too tired, even though two of the rides had IF over .8

Doing a joint MWCCC and NCCCC event this weekend, which should be...
03-14-12, 11:18 AM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,182,116
Posted By SalsaPodio

7 hours in the past two days. 4 more hours on tap...

7 hours in the past two days. 4 more hours on tap for today. Group ride tomorrow, rest Friday, then racing all weekend. Should be pretty worn out by Monday.
03-13-12, 09:48 AM
Replies: 22,690
Views: 675,052
Posted By SalsaPodio

Anyone doing the joint MWCCC/NCCCC race...

Anyone doing the joint MWCCC/NCCCC race (https://www.usacycling.org/events/getflyer.php?permit=2012-841) at Lindenwood this weekend? I think I'm going to do it as long as nothing comes up.

If you...
03-12-12, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 669,599
Posted By SalsaPodio

The "smoothness" of a race would be reflected in...

The "smoothness" of a race would be reflected in the NP.
03-12-12, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,122
Posted By SalsaPodio

Take note ...

Take note

http://cdn.media.cyclingnews.com/2010/04/29/2/par3206415_600.jpg
02-25-12, 07:28 PM
Replies: 22,690
Views: 675,052
Posted By SalsaPodio

4th in the gravel road race. Definitely had the...

4th in the gravel road race. Definitely had the legs to win but as you can see, I didn't really have the gears to do it.
...
02-24-12, 10:18 PM
Replies: 22,690
Views: 675,052
Posted By SalsaPodio

100km gravel road race tomorrow morning. It's...

100km gravel road race tomorrow morning. It's been raining/snowing/sleeting on and off for the past two days. Should be interesting.
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