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02-15-19, 03:34 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I don't think he's necessarily out of line, its...

I don't think he's necessarily out of line, its just that in the 5 years I've posted on the 33, he goes out of his way to take digs at me (which used to be a daily occurrence). If there was an...
02-14-19, 02:24 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I get that you're pretending to help, but no one...

I get that you're pretending to help, but no one here thinks you're actually trying to help.
02-13-19, 12:47 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

I have to work for UCLA RR, which is one of the...

I have to work for UCLA RR, which is one of the races I can do well in (i.e. has elevation). A huge bummer, I'm debating getting someone to cover but in the same token I'm 10 lbs overweight. I...
02-13-19, 12:43 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

We're always a Tour de France winner away from it...

We're always a Tour de France winner away from it not being in its death throes. The sport is in a massive depression right now, but it'll rise at some point....could be 5 years could be 20.

IMO...
02-13-19, 12:38 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

I remember buying a Sailing game for my Oculus...

I remember buying a Sailing game for my Oculus Rift and I got seasick af. The space games (where you float in space) are worse because you 'forget' about gravity.

Outside of z1, VR is a no go...
02-13-19, 12:32 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Great job TMonk! You going to be at Victorville...

Great job TMonk! You going to be at Victorville on Saturday?
02-10-19, 04:35 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Beast. Its been raining a ton down here; and...

Beast.

Its been raining a ton down here; and with no power meter atm I don't have to feel guilty about not riding in it....
02-10-19, 04:34 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

About 40%. You set it to max and some hills (12%...

About 40%. You set it to max and some hills (12% +) are going to cost you the race (since many don't set it at all) but its also nice having a mix of resistance during the ride.
02-09-19, 01:45 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Close to 400 to rebuild my Vector 2's (which was...

Close to 400 to rebuild my Vector 2's (which was $100 not long ago) which is more than I want to spend to fix old technology. Time to order a new PM.
02-09-19, 01:33 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

The funny thing about Mt San Gorgonio is its easy...

The funny thing about Mt San Gorgonio is its easy to miss because Mt. San Bernardino looks taller. In the pic I took, that tall peak is Mt San Bernardino and behind it is San Gorgonio. Since its...
02-08-19, 06:57 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

4x8 Intervals. Suffered the last one but overall...

4x8 Intervals. Suffered the last one but overall a good workout. My pedal started popping, this is not my week. Its definitely in the pedal around the spindle. Every year I have a 1 week period...
02-08-19, 10:55 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

We've had quite a bit or rain this year and a ton...

We've had quite a bit or rain this year and a ton of cold weather. During my work lunch ride I got to take in some of the views
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02-08-19, 09:51 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

Yep. I just cleaned and waxed the chain earlier...

Yep. I just cleaned and waxed the chain earlier in the day and its more or less a policy now to stress test indoors. I should have replaced that chain about 5k miles ago, and considering my past...
02-07-19, 09:08 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Chain snapped mid interval, everythings okay,...

Chain snapped mid interval, everythings okay, except I need a new chain...
02-07-19, 02:16 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

Trainers are typically lower, especially vs pedal...

Trainers are typically lower, especially vs pedal based. My Neo is the lowest of my 4 power meters, but my Direto reads high. I'm a middle of the pack B on my Neo and a middle of the pack A on my...
02-07-19, 02:05 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

I have a Direto that reads 25w high. All I ask...

I have a Direto that reads 25w high. All I ask for is a signed Zwift National Champ Jersey.
02-06-19, 09:51 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

120 km group ride on Zwift. about 100 started,...

120 km group ride on Zwift. about 100 started, only a handful of us finished. Just under 3 hours, 2 hours at or over tempo.

It was snowing outside! At 1700 feet in the desert!
02-05-19, 11:26 AM
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Views: 2,614
Posted By furiousferret

Descending sucks if you're really light as well;...

Descending sucks if you're really light as well; at 145 lbs I have to descend at threshold to keep up.

The more I Zwift the less I do Zwift racing; asking myself the question, 'what does this do...
02-04-19, 02:37 PM
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Views: 756
Posted By furiousferret

Is he back or was he back for a moment then gone...

Is he back or was he back for a moment then gone again? Bummer if that's the case but if you were here when it went down its easy to understand.
02-04-19, 02:29 PM
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Views: 246,315
Posted By furiousferret

Great video. We definitely have a winter. Its...

Great video. We definitely have a winter. Its 53 degrees and raining right now. May go out for a ride later, just to feel like Hampsten did on the Gavia in 88.

The new intro with a silouette of...
02-04-19, 09:16 AM
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Views: 2,614
Posted By furiousferret

I do that ride too (if I'm working on Saturday...

I do that ride too (if I'm working on Saturday which is most days lately).
02-04-19, 12:24 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

People love crits here, so there is a lot of crit...

People love crits here, so there is a lot of crit type riding. Probably every large metro area has a few training crits, and guys do bumping drills going to the ride. It definitely helps, but...
02-03-19, 09:28 PM
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Views: 576
Posted By furiousferret

Roger Millikan has a slight uphill kicker so if...

Roger Millikan has a slight uphill kicker so if you're not fit you're going to get dropped. A lot of people crash on the turn after the descent (turn 3?). I'm not sure how they're going to do that...
02-03-19, 04:07 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

A forgettable week; spent the first 4 days...

A forgettable week; spent the first 4 days recovering from the weekend prior; then this weekend both my long rides were ruined due to computer issues.

On the plus side, I'm getting stronger. If...
02-01-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,300
Posted By furiousferret

I've never done an NCNCA race, but they run...

I've never done an NCNCA race, but they run things almost the polar opposite of how we do down here. The race day schedules they put out are great (for Masters at least) and there is a great mix of...
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