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10-21-21, 11:23 AM
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Posted By Hermes

We are riding road bikes and most nights are on a...

We are riding road bikes and most nights are on a cruise ship and the rest at hotels.
10-20-21, 09:50 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Checking in from cycling in Europe - Croatia was...

Checking in from cycling in Europe - Croatia was 230 miles with 12,658 of climbing and Italy was 254 miles with 9,271 of climbing all over 14 days of cycling. I am writing this from my Athens,...
09-24-21, 02:00 PM
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Posted By Hermes

I will be on a 5 week cycling vacation in the...

I will be on a 5 week cycling vacation in the Adriatic area - Croatia, Bosnia, Montenegro, Italy and Greece. Plans made prior to Covid. No racing just riding a lot and taking in the country side. ...
09-24-21, 09:37 AM
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Posted By Hermes

JohnMicheal Welcome to Bike Forums. This is an...

JohnMicheal Welcome to Bike Forums. This is an old thread 2007 and many posters may be no longer active. We do not recommend bumping old threads. And this thread is about jumping rope for...
09-23-21, 11:16 PM
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Posted By Hermes

TMonk I agree and think glutes are key. I was...

TMonk I agree and think glutes are key. I was going to post something when you first talked about knee pain. As cyclists, we are quad centric. The quad gets stronger and shorter and pulls the...
09-23-21, 10:34 PM
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Posted By Hermes

IMO, social media and the internet are the worst...

IMO, social media and the internet are the worst places to get medical advice. I have made it a practice not to recommend anything to friends. It is like no good deed goes unpunished. What I think is...
09-21-21, 08:20 AM
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Posted By Hermes

revchuck :eek:. Wishing you the best outcome for...

revchuck :eek:. Wishing you the best outcome for recovery.
09-20-21, 02:03 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Saturday and Sunday were the same as last week. ...

Saturday and Sunday were the same as last week. Four hours total of endurance with 2xTorrey Pines hill VO2 and Threshold work. I rode both rides fasted having nothing but black coffee and not...
09-18-21, 08:04 AM
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Posted By Hermes

165 lb/ 75 kg this AM. -7 HS weight.:p

165 lb/ 75 kg this AM. -7 HS weight.:p
09-16-21, 05:30 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Tuesday Fiesta, TT bike, TTT 2x20K and Thursday...

Tuesday Fiesta, TT bike, TTT 2x20K and Thursday San Diego Velodrome team pursuit 3x4k with final flying 4K @ 6:15, 24 mph - very windy but nice day at SVD. I had great legs both days.
09-12-21, 04:48 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Saturday endurance ride along the coast via Camp...

Saturday endurance ride along the coast via Camp Pendleton and San Onefre State park. Sunday was 2xTorrey Pines Hill plus endurance. Beautiful days and great legs.
09-10-21, 03:48 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Wednesday night I did an hour of power at the...

Wednesday night I did an hour of power at the Carson Velodrome 250 meter indoor track 45 degree banking 2x60 laps with sprints every 10 laps.

Older not slower? I did not do this in my younger days...
09-09-21, 10:25 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Gear inches are different for the same gear due...

Gear inches are different for the same gear due to different wheel size. A larger wheel diameter has to travel farther for the same pedal rotation.
09-09-21, 10:13 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Hour of power at Velo Sports Center, Carson 2x60...

Hour of power at Velo Sports Center, Carson 2x60 laps with 3 laps sprints every ten laps. Here is the second set with motor.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=dmWeoYNBHk0
09-09-21, 09:52 AM
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Posted By Hermes

If I think of something to say, I immediately...

If I think of something to say, I immediately remind myself I have probably already said it. The question is…Is this a new audience.:D
09-07-21, 04:03 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Fiesta TT bikes 3 laps with 2(40”- 60”) 130%...

Fiesta TT bikes 3 laps with 2(40”- 60”) 130% intervals each lap. Tomorrow is a Carson Velodrome workout hour of power and then motor pacing. Today was a sort of a leg opener.
09-07-21, 01:42 PM
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Posted By Hermes

BTS, I read the thread in ST, obviously, the data...

BTS, I read the thread in ST, obviously, the data is bogus. One of the many things I like about sanctioned racing is the officiating and rules. Generally, they are pretty good so when you win or...
09-06-21, 12:04 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Saturday and Sunday 2 hours each of endurance...

Saturday and Sunday 2 hours each of endurance riding along the coast. There were a lot of cyclists on the road and many interesting characters. Great weather.
09-04-21, 02:11 PM
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Posted By Hermes

The above comment indicates you need more pack...

The above comment indicates you need more pack riding practice prior to racing or you have the requisite practice and question your skill. Try to be confident, controlled and relaxed.

My add is...
09-02-21, 08:03 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Track workout at SDV - 3x4k team pursuit. Had...

Track workout at SDV - 3x4k team pursuit. Had the track to ourselves. Great day.
08-31-21, 05:55 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Fiesta TTT Tuesdays with partner 2x20k TTT on TT...

Fiesta TTT Tuesdays with partner 2x20k TTT on TT bikes 1/2 Lap exchanges. Legs felt great. Left the chain home. It was a slightly overcast day with low wind and low 70s temp. The fast guys were...
08-30-21, 08:37 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Welcome back Dudelsack formerly The Weak Link. I...

Welcome back Dudelsack formerly The Weak Link. I always enjoyed your posts and threads that I would put in the dark humor meets tongue in cheek nouveau chic genre. I am 72 and getting to 70 was like...
08-29-21, 07:00 PM
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Posted By Hermes

4 hours of endurance riding over the weekend with...

4 hours of endurance riding over the weekend with wife along the coast and through Camp Pendleton. I may have seen Doge on the tandem. It was a robust guy up front with a smaller stoker going...
08-29-21, 06:51 PM
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Posted By Hermes

ntnyln Props on the series and race. From 1995...

ntnyln Props on the series and race. From 1995 to 2001, we lived in NW DC. The heat and humidity were difficult at times and we would cycle and run very early in the morning.

At least you were...
08-27-21, 08:36 AM
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Posted By Hermes

There is a lot of repetition required to perfect...

There is a lot of repetition required to perfect the body. My training is pretty boring to write about but I keep at it. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."...
08-25-21, 09:32 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Yesterday, Fiesta. I planned on accelerations...

Yesterday, Fiesta. I planned on accelerations and jumps and then z2 for a couple of laps. When I finished my jumps, a group ride (one of many) swarmed me and I decided to tail gun. Also, I weighed...
08-23-21, 07:25 AM
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Views: 7,987
Posted By Hermes

New low mark of 166.2.

New low mark of 166.2.
08-11-21, 08:41 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Yesterday drove to Carson for another track...

Yesterday drove to Carson for another track workout. I took a couple of days off so this was my first day back. Legs felt great.

I will log 17 hours of piano practice going into today’s 1.5...
08-04-21, 10:56 PM
Replies: 80
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Posted By Hermes

I set a goal and became committed to weight loss....

I set a goal and became committed to weight loss. I wanted to try the intermittent fasting and set a goal to get in two fasted days per week. I then added fasted morning high intensity workouts.
...
08-04-21, 11:58 AM
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Posted By Hermes

It is a track frame and the nomenclature is odd....

It is a track frame and the nomenclature is odd. My wife has two of them (identical) - one for SD and the other for Carson. A couple of weeks ago one of my wife’s racing friends was at SDV with her...
08-04-21, 08:14 AM
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Posted By Hermes

New low this AM 168.00. I am down 10 pounds since...

New low this AM 168.00. I am down 10 pounds since starting this thread.
08-04-21, 08:11 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Drove up to Carson Velodrome and did a track...

Drove up to Carson Velodrome and did a track workout. 4x2k team pursuits in 96 gear inches with a roll up start. There was one other racer with us who then left and we had the indoor velodrome to...
08-02-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,543
Posted By Hermes

To be clear, given the same knowledge,...

To be clear, given the same knowledge, opportunity, motivation, coaching and finances, my younger self would trounce my older self. Running and throwing, there is no comparison between my 20s and...
08-01-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,543
Posted By Hermes

Congrats on the Tunitas Creek climb. I did that...

Congrats on the Tunitas Creek climb. I did that climb a lot and one year the Low Key Hill Climb series featured it in the series. I did it and there was another section added that was harder and...
08-01-21, 07:02 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Went to SD Velodrome on Saturday and there were a...

Went to SD Velodrome on Saturday and there were a couple of guys there who left so we had the track to ourselves. I have switched to high intensity short duration workouts for awhile. These are...
08-01-21, 08:59 AM
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Posted By Hermes

And the design is a bit behind the curve as Team...

And the design is a bit behind the curve as Team USA cycling women world champion pursuit team used a bike in the Rio Olympics with the drive train on the other side to reduce aero drag 3.5 seconds...
07-28-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,987
Posted By Hermes

168.6 this AM. I was on fire last night at...

168.6 this AM. I was on fire last night at Carson. This is a great weight for me.
07-28-21, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Velo Sports Center (Carson) structured workout. ...

Velo Sports Center (Carson) structured workout. Warmup, accelerations and jumps. Then solo 3 kilos plus a 2k team pursuit with my wife and then two full lap pursuit style standing starts. All 96...
07-27-21, 09:08 AM
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Posted By Hermes

It would be a long drive for me to ERO in your...

It would be a long drive for me to ERO in your locale.:D
07-26-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6,602
Views: 426,558
Posted By Hermes

I use ERO as well. They have a studio at the...

I use ERO as well. They have a studio at the Carson track. ERO has a large data base of international and profession athletes that includes pro racing success as well as solving problems.

Having...
07-22-21, 09:08 AM
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Posted By Hermes

I am 6’ tall with long arms 74” wing span and...

I am 6’ tall with long arms 74” wing span and legs 34 inch inseam. ERO wanted me to try 155 cranks. It is all about aero and breathing. Shorter cranks in pursuit allow a greater hip angle and...
07-22-21, 08:38 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Dentist intervals yesterday. Two old crowns...

Dentist intervals yesterday. Two old crowns removed - 1.5 hours of chair time TSS = 100.
07-21-21, 11:25 AM
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Posted By Hermes

carpediemracing Glad to see you back at the...

carpediemracing Glad to see you back at the track. One aspect that has changed is the use of larger gears and shorter cranks. When I was doing sprint training a couple of years ago, After warmup and...
07-20-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,177
Posted By Hermes

Chef1978 This is a very old thread which we call...

Chef1978 This is a very old thread which we call zombie threads. More than likely, many members, who were active at that time, are no longer interested. I will let this thread run and see if it...
07-19-21, 12:21 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Track on Saturday with wife. 2x2K TTT, 25 mph...

Track on Saturday with wife. 2x2K TTT, 25 mph (meh) and 4K TTT riding two z2 laps and one fast last taking turns leading out. Nice day at the track. Sunday was a 30 mile endurance ride along the...
07-18-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 13,967
Posted By Hermes

ntnyln Fantastic win and result.

ntnyln Fantastic win and result.
07-16-21, 12:33 PM
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Posted By Hermes

furiousferret Take care of those kidneys - very...

furiousferret Take care of those kidneys - very important. Get better fast.
07-16-21, 08:36 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Here is the link to the San Diego Tribune article...

Here is the link to the San Diego Tribune article on the BWR. It may be available to non subscribers to read.
...
07-14-21, 03:44 PM
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Posted By Hermes

furiousferret ihad a sting in the mouth a few...

furiousferret ihad a sting in the mouth a few months ago and took prednisone / Benadryl Feel better fast
07-13-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,987
Posted By Hermes

I have continued with the intermittent fasting...

I have continued with the intermittent fasting doing training rides with little to no food in my stomach - road and track workouts.

I had my annual with my cardiologist a couple of weeks ago. She...
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