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01-16-22, 12:04 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Yesterday I bested my all time 30min power while...

Yesterday I bested my all time 30min power while pacing for 45min (by 1 watt). Up 8 watts and down a bunch of RPE from when I last did this during finals in December. No substitute for volume I guess.
01-11-22, 10:29 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Another shot of me in last place (2/2) in the...

Another shot of me in last place (2/2) in the elite division of the first Fiesta Island time trial. The kid on the podium is a stud and rode 30+ MPH for the 20k in cold conditions with dried sand and...
01-10-22, 11:05 AM
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Posted By TMonk

Body weight has been right at 145 lbs (race...

Body weight has been right at 145 lbs (race weight) last few days, even a hair under at times. Power is coming up too, sweet.
01-10-22, 04:21 AM
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Posted By ntnyln

Nothing too crazy for the rest of last week. I...

Nothing too crazy for the rest of last week. I started riding the old school rollers for my recovery workouts. So far, the downstairs neighbor hasn't said anything about the noise at 5:30 in the...
01-09-22, 11:21 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

5 hours today too! Sleeping and eating well is...

5 hours today too! Sleeping and eating well is doing wonders. I did not realize how ******g stressed out I was in grad school (along with all the other life stuff that has gone on).

That said my...
01-09-22, 10:34 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

my Zwift weight is 154, my actual weight is like...

my Zwift weight is 154, my actual weight is like 165 lately. Don't really care lol but I am trying to get back under 160 with more food logging

2nd week of my SSB2 plan done. Did 2hrs of 3x30 @...
01-09-22, 07:37 AM
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Posted By TMonk

naked weight here. moreover, I leave my naked...

naked weight here. moreover, I leave my naked race weight in there (145 lbs) even though the truth is that I'm often a couple pounds heavier. like himespau there is nothing on the line for me so I...
01-08-22, 12:48 PM
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Posted By himespau

The "official" rules for ZADA-regulated races are...

The "official" rules for ZADA-regulated races are in full kit as you'd ride a race minus shoes. I've done that (and made a video of it and my height verification) exactly once (for a Zwift Racing...
01-08-22, 12:33 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

I guess in the good news bent... I matched my...

I guess in the good news bent... I matched my first choice for child psychiatry fellowship and I'll be in Philly. GF and I are going to be in the same zip code for the first time in 3 years starting...
01-08-22, 11:46 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I input the weight that makes me look most pro.

I input the weight that makes me look most pro.
01-05-22, 10:26 PM
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Posted By tireheb

hi there! million thanks Hermes,Yep,...

hi there! million thanks Hermes,Yep, TheKillerPenguin and all previous posters. i think i got a pretty good starting point with the info you all gave me. you can see this is a nice comunity , glad...
01-05-22, 04:04 AM
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Posted By ntnyln

I'm going to dip my toe in this one, but as we...

I'm going to dip my toe in this one, but as we move from pandemic to endemic, I don't believe that positivity rates are going to be the metric of choice for much longer. Digging into the numbers,...
01-05-22, 03:44 AM
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Posted By ntnyln

The bot course was Out and Back Again. I really...

The bot course was Out and Back Again. I really like the bots when I'm just trying to get some long solid endurance work in. Keeps me from being stupid. I started Sunday with the 2.5 bot, but at...
01-04-22, 07:54 PM
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Posted By TMonk

I'm starting to feel some infrastructure in my...

I'm starting to feel some infrastructure in my legs now that I'm deep into base2. My legs felt great at the end of my 5.5 hr ride on NYE and again doing some climbing the following morning. Feeling...
01-04-22, 05:55 PM
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Posted By caloso

Gym workout today. Finally wrote strength into...

Gym workout today. Finally wrote strength into my annual plan, so it's not a "when I feel like it" thing this year.
01-04-22, 05:27 PM
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Posted By ntnyln

2 hours with the 3.3 w/kg bot on Zwift on Sat, 4...

2 hours with the 3.3 w/kg bot on Zwift on Sat, 4 hours of pure endurance on Sunday by keeping HR under 125. Today was 20 min @ threshold followed by a 17 min VO2+ pyramid followed by 10min @ tempo +...
01-04-22, 04:08 PM
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Posted By TMonk

oh hey me too #twinsies

oh hey me too #twinsies
01-04-22, 03:33 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I got in 17 hours last week, which is the most...

I got in 17 hours last week, which is the most I've done in a week in about 2 years. And on Sunday, I was able to do 20min at ftp sitting at -24tsb the day after a 3200kj ride. While I do not pay...
01-03-22, 03:18 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

Kind of late to the trainer discussion, but I've...

Kind of late to the trainer discussion, but I've had a gen1 Hammer since 2017 and it's been great. I got it largely because of the flywheel and it was well reviewed. Have not been disappointed. It is...
01-03-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,421
Posted By cb400bill

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01-03-22, 07:37 AM
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Posted By Bob Ross

Weather cooperated a little bit: I wound up with...

Weather cooperated a little bit: I wound up with 224,813' total.
01-02-22, 07:35 PM
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Posted By C0UG4R

Not really a meme but I found it funny. ...

Not really a meme but I found it funny.
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01-01-22, 08:05 PM
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Posted By Doge

We got our first snow in the 2 weeks we've been...

We got our first snow in the 2 weeks we've been in CO ~ 5" this morning. Junior is off skiing with some of his ex-LUX teammates - 4 cyclists and a few not.
My wife and I were doing a walk through...
01-01-22, 08:12 AM
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Views: 804
Posted By Classtime

233,000 feet over 5,500 miles. About half my...

233,000 feet over 5,500 miles. About half my miles are flat commuting and the elevation gain is from the weekend rides in the local hills. My regular loop from home is 30 miles with 2,500 feet of...
12-31-21, 11:01 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

Happy New Year! Hope it's a good one for you and...

Happy New Year! Hope it's a good one for you and yours. Hopefully it at least doesn't get worse for the world at large.
12-31-21, 11:21 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Elite Direto circa 2018. I quite like it - it has...

Elite Direto circa 2018. I quite like it - it has been hassle free over approximately 700 hours of use and was a very good value at the time I bought it. However, it does not have the same inertia...
12-30-21, 12:18 PM
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Posted By ntnyln

Hermes I have a Tacx Neo 2T (also have an OG Neo...

Hermes I have a Tacx Neo 2T (also have an OG Neo I use for my TT bike) and like them a lot. I like the Neo because it just works and responds quickly. The new Kickr doesn't require constant spin down...
12-30-21, 11:41 AM
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Posted By TMonk

On a similar note, I tried my first FTP test...

On a similar note, I tried my first FTP test indoors on Tuesday, since Fiesta Island was cold and muddy from the rains. Longer term, I like the idea of moving towards doing them indoors, since it's...
12-30-21, 11:36 AM
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Posted By TMonk

I'm using Saris' top tier offering, the H3 or...

I'm using Saris' top tier offering, the H3 or "Hammer" 3. It's great and I love it. I have no experience using other Smart trainers but compared to an old wheel-on dumb trainer, the feel of it is...
12-30-21, 09:40 AM
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Posted By bblair

Using RidewithGPS: 218,870 feet climbed ...

Using RidewithGPS:

218,870 feet climbed
5020 miles

My goal for the year was 5000, which I hit yesterday by riding 52 miles in the 45 drizzle.
12-30-21, 08:49 AM
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Posted By ntnyln

Treated myself to a rocker plate for Christmas...

Treated myself to a rocker plate for Christmas after realizing that I have averaged 475 hours on the trainer the last two years (480/470.) I've done a few rides on it now and it's pretty sweet, but...
12-29-21, 10:02 PM
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Posted By nesdog

240,564. Slightly under last year. Rain has...

240,564. Slightly under last year. Rain has stopped us for the past week; I needed about 14k more. But hit my highest mileage, being a tad over last year at 3364 miles. Yay!
12-28-21, 03:25 PM
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Posted By ntnyln

The last few months of training have been a...

The last few months of training have been a little weird. Still was doing structure, but at a lower level for transition/offseason. Combine that with and increased workload from a promotion at work,...
12-28-21, 03:20 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

Thanks. Kids are both doing fine, my fever and...

Thanks. Kids are both doing fine, my fever and chills came with a vengeance overnight and through half of today, but I'm definitely getting better. Wife's fever is gone but she's still super...
12-28-21, 12:42 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

Signed up for a 20k TT on Jan 9, in the Merckx...

Signed up for a 20k TT on Jan 9, in the Merckx category since I don't have a TT bike anymore. My fitness is pretty low at the moment, but it'll be fun to see what I can do anyway. Would love to get...
12-28-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By tony2v

216,768 ft according to Strava, but I still a...

216,768 ft according to Strava, but I still a couple days left :speedy:
12-25-21, 05:29 PM
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Posted By revchuck

My coach has switched from the "kinder, gentler"...

My coach has switched from the "kinder, gentler" style she used while I was doing chemo back to her "beat the geezer like a rented mule" mode. This build has included two days with uphill anaerobic...
12-25-21, 08:52 AM
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Posted By cmh

Merry Christmas bikeforum friends. Hope you have...

Merry Christmas bikeforum friends. Hope you have a wonderful holiday that includes some bike time. Cheers!
12-24-21, 07:55 PM
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Views: 234
Posted By UmneyDurak

Well bike is all packed. Fingers crossed. Put...

Well bike is all packed. Fingers crossed.
Put in the plastic brake spreaders. Hopefully when I put my wheels back in, disk brakes won't rub.
Going to ask them to put some stickers that say...
12-24-21, 11:05 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Grad school is DONE. After a few months of...

Grad school is DONE. After a few months of irregular 5-7hrs/night, I am sleeping again. RPE is way, way lower for efforts. It's like magic!
12-24-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By Trsnrtr

According to Strava, I climbed 209,936 feet. ...

According to Strava, I climbed 209,936 feet. Considering that I live in pan-flat Illinois, I feel pretty good.
12-23-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,850
Posted By Terex

Thanks for posting CFB. I'm still young at 70....

Thanks for posting CFB. I'm still young at 70. ;) I'll look into this and ask my pharmacist wife too. The only supplement I've ever found to be pretty much universally supported by the medical...
12-23-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,281
Posted By Terex

I rarely stand on my mtn or gravel bikes but need...

I rarely stand on my mtn or gravel bikes but need to stand as much a possible on my fixed trainer (Wahoo Kickr) when Zwifting or my butt gets too uncomfortable. Standing and pedaling is just a...
12-22-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6,783
Views: 454,427
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.
...
12-21-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 49,159
Posted By himespau

You might be surprised. I race on Zwift with a...

You might be surprised. I race on Zwift with a teammate who has tons more outdoor experience than me. I'm ~10 kg heavier than him and have a higher 1 min and 20 min W/kg (similar 15s and lower 5...
12-21-21, 08:32 AM
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Posted By TMonk

A modest 4.5 hrs on Sunday, last ride of the...

A modest 4.5 hrs on Sunday, last ride of the block. Finished the last hour pretty strongly in a group ride on the "big foot hills" route with lots of SST and some z4/5 stuff. I think I'm getting...
12-18-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,138
Posted By EventServices

It can be a thing. . . sure. . . for people who...

It can be a thing. . . sure. . . for people who struggle with basic bike handling. Why not?

But I'm not moving my saddle position, ever.
12-16-21, 12:21 PM
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Views: 1,094,147
Posted By caloso

1 min on/off VO2 max intervals this morning on...

1 min on/off VO2 max intervals this morning on the trainer (TR Baird -2). First VO2max set since I was off the bike for a few weeks for travel. Made it through, but ooof, that was hard.
12-15-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 49,159
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I don't think I've ever beaten you in a race...

I don't think I've ever beaten you in a race actually. You are a master wheel surfer. Get your upgrade and do Hilltowns next year - I need revenge.
12-14-21, 10:56 AM
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Posted By wktmeow

Maybe TMonk is just a fan of the old Subaru 555...

Maybe TMonk is just a fan of the old Subaru 555 rally car:

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