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01-07-21, 03:02 PM
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Posted By cmh

Sounds terrible FF. Hope you heal quickly.

Sounds terrible FF. Hope you heal quickly.
01-01-21, 07:30 PM
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Posted By cmh

I carried a beacon in the past when back country...

I carried a beacon in the past when back country skiing, but not in bounds in a ski area. The beacon I had is too old to be useful since technology has changed. The biggest lesson is that I...
01-01-21, 11:29 AM
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Posted By cmh

2020 tried one last time to get me. Skiing in...

2020 tried one last time to get me. Skiing in bounds (but double black area) on Mt Hood I triggered an avalanche that buried me to my forehead. I spent about 20 min trapped in the snow unable to...
12-20-20, 12:17 PM
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Posted By cmh

Pineapple express coming through Portland today,...

Pineapple express coming through Portland today, so its a day for a sweet spot workout on the trainier, and making a batch of kimchee. I haven't read the literature on this, but there is so much...
12-17-20, 09:01 AM
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Posted By cmh

FTP test on the trainer last night. Up 11 watts...

FTP test on the trainer last night. Up 11 watts from my last test 5 weeks ago. Still a long way to go to where I was last spring, but I'll take it. Today is sweet spot intervals.
12-16-20, 09:30 AM
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Posted By cmh

On the other hand my Windows PC decided to...

On the other hand my Windows PC decided to restart in the middle of my last FTP test. They are all a part of the great conspiracy to frustrate our workouts and make us slow!
12-16-20, 09:26 AM
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Posted By cmh

Here is an interesting video on high and low...

Here is an interesting video on high and low cadence training: Does Low Cadence Training Make You Faster? The Science - YouTube

I like Dylan Johnson's training videos since he tries to back up...
12-10-20, 02:23 PM
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Posted By cmh

Welcome back WR. Good to see you alive and well...

Welcome back WR. Good to see you alive and well and still putting out big watts.
11-27-20, 06:38 PM
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Posted By cmh

I'm going to train as if there will be racing...

I'm going to train as if there will be racing starting in April. For me that is 1 high intensity interval day per week, with as much sweet spot, LT intervals and longer rides as I can fit in without...
11-23-20, 11:21 AM
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Posted By cmh

It is nice that you have outdoor gyms and the...

It is nice that you have outdoor gyms and the climate to be able to use them.

I got out for the first xc ski of the winter. A fun and mellow 2.5 hrs with my wife.
11-21-20, 10:10 AM
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Posted By cmh

On the contrary, social media exposure is one...

On the contrary, social media exposure is one thing riders provide to sponsors. Riders just need to keep their social media presence smart and positive. Hope he has a good career in front of him.
11-20-20, 12:04 PM
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Posted By cmh

This kid is pretty darn fast. 36mph for 3km. ...

This kid is pretty darn fast. 36mph for 3km. Wow.

https://www.velonews.com/news/road/magnus-sheffield-crushes-world-junior-individual-pursuit-record/
11-20-20, 09:26 AM
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Posted By cmh

Thanks for the replies Caloso and hubcyclist.

Thanks for the replies Caloso and hubcyclist.
11-18-20, 10:04 AM
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Posted By cmh

A 27 Watt FTP gain in 6 weeks is huge even if you...

A 27 Watt FTP gain in 6 weeks is huge even if you were pretty out of shape at the start. Great work.
11-11-20, 01:52 PM
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Posted By cmh

I started a zwift FTP test last night and a few...

I started a zwift FTP test last night and a few minutes into the ride my PC said I needed to restart to complete an upgrade and asked to restart now, restart tonight, or schedule a restart. Not...
11-11-20, 01:29 PM
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Posted By cmh

Happy birthday Tmonk!

Happy birthday Tmonk!
11-05-20, 03:58 PM
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Posted By cmh

It's not going to stick. You will be resetting...

It's not going to stick. You will be resetting your FTP up to 310W before you know it.
11-04-20, 06:10 PM
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Posted By cmh

I don't think you need to worry about losing...

I don't think you need to worry about losing fitness in a few days, and not even in a few weeks off. Stopping for a few months might be worrisome.
I backed off on training for ~2.5 months this...
11-02-20, 06:54 PM
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Posted By cmh

Finished off a hard week on Saturday with a 332...

Finished off a hard week on Saturday with a 332 TSS ride, ramping my CTL up over the last several weeks to 61. That is the highest CTL I've had, but I haven't really tracked it carefully in the...
10-26-20, 09:47 AM
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Posted By cmh

Throw in opening and stirring a jar of natural...

Throw in opening and stirring a jar of natural peanut butter and you'll be a well rounded athlete!
10-17-20, 09:10 AM
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Posted By cmh

Another podium, and a jump up to 4th in gc. Nice...

Another podium, and a jump up to 4th in gc. Nice work Brandon!
10-10-20, 07:43 PM
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Posted By cmh

90 minute SST zwift workout. Felt good. I...

90 minute SST zwift workout. Felt good. I wanted to go harder, but erg mode kept me in line.
10-09-20, 10:25 AM
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Posted By cmh

I'm now on zwift and did my first FTP test...

I'm now on zwift and did my first FTP test yesterday. I was a bit tired going into the test, but I paced it well and gave all I have, so now I have a bar set. I'll play around with individual...
10-09-20, 10:20 AM
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Posted By cmh

Don't overthink things too hard when you are...

Don't overthink things too hard when you are gaining 20W of FTP per month. When you level off and stop seeing gains, that is the time to overthink it.

Nice work, btw.
10-07-20, 04:50 PM
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Posted By cmh

Hope you guys heal quickly tmonk, and bigjohn. ...

Hope you guys heal quickly tmonk, and bigjohn. Careful out there!
10-05-20, 12:54 PM
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Posted By cmh

I track my Yoga sessions just to keep myself...

I track my Yoga sessions just to keep myself honest about how much/often I'm doing them, but keep it separate from cycling. I don't attribute any TSS to yoga as I think the impact on recovery and...
10-01-20, 04:29 PM
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Posted By cmh

Weight loss during a pandemic. I didn't know...

Weight loss during a pandemic. I didn't know that was possible. Nice job!
10-01-20, 12:03 PM
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Posted By cmh

I won't decide if I'll participate (or let my son...

I won't decide if I'll participate (or let my son participate) in races next spring or summer until the time comes, but, I'm telling myself that I will be racing to keep myself motivated to train a...
09-30-20, 12:47 PM
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Posted By cmh

Nice work burnthesheep. 40k in an hour is an...

Nice work burnthesheep. 40k in an hour is an achievement, for sure.
09-26-20, 08:21 AM
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Posted By cmh

Congratulations Hermes!

Congratulations Hermes!
09-25-20, 10:57 AM
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Posted By cmh

As a junior in the mid 80's I was broke and...

As a junior in the mid 80's I was broke and tended to ride whatever teammates would sell me for cheap. It wasn't always a value, but it kept me rolling (and also they did sometimes give me old gear...
09-25-20, 09:47 AM
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Posted By cmh

I got a new Kickr Monday. Unfortunately I'm...

I got a new Kickr Monday. Unfortunately I'm still waiting for my promotions for a free month of Zwift, Sufferfest, Trainerroad, and other apps. In the meantime I did my first of what I assume will...
09-13-20, 05:58 PM
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Posted By cmh

Terrible to hear about your friends and coworker...

Terrible to hear about your friends and coworker Cypress. Stay sane.
09-09-20, 09:15 AM
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Posted By cmh

Stay safe Cypress. I feel horrible for your...

Stay safe Cypress. I feel horrible for your friends and the many other people losing their homes. It must be devastating.

We are pretty clear up here in Portland this morning but I can see the...
09-07-20, 07:03 PM
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Posted By cmh

Congrats Cypress. Tough stuff.

Congrats Cypress. Tough stuff.
04-21-20, 10:56 AM
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Posted By cmh

7:30 for me and ~400 TSS spread over three rides....

7:30 for me and ~400 TSS spread over three rides. Above average week for me :).

I am finding it tough right now to do any focused intervals, but I'm having some really enjoyable rides. Went out...
04-01-20, 04:01 PM
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Posted By cmh

I did the standard 'hold the back of the seat and...

I did the standard 'hold the back of the seat and run along with them then let go' to teach my kids to ride on their own. Both of my kids had it down within a day of doing this with a few wipe outs...
03-22-20, 04:32 PM
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Posted By cmh

Really sorry furiousferrett. I wish the best for...

Really sorry furiousferrett. I wish the best for your uncle in law and your whole family. Take care.
03-19-20, 01:22 PM
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Posted By cmh

Great post gsteinb. The health and satisfaction...

Great post gsteinb. The health and satisfaction of training has always been the biggest reason why I race. It really had to be when I had young kids because I could only make it to a few races a...
03-19-20, 10:18 AM
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Posted By cmh

Awesome job UD and MattM. Glad you both got a...

Awesome job UD and MattM. Glad you both got a win in before racing shut down.
03-16-20, 08:23 AM
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Posted By cmh

Two road races and two TTs in Washington state...

Two road races and two TTs in Washington state have been rescheduled for end of May and June. I know the promoter of two of our cancelled Oregon road races is trying to reschedule as well. My...
03-16-20, 08:16 AM
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Posted By cmh

I received a notice late yesterday from my...

I received a notice late yesterday from my employer that a person I was in meetings with between Mar 9 and 11 has come down with respiratory symptoms. The person has not yet been tested but is in...
03-13-20, 01:53 PM
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Posted By cmh

Yep - my kids are home for a 3 week spring break....

Yep - my kids are home for a 3 week spring break. And I thought it was hard to work from home with my dog distracting me...
03-12-20, 11:55 AM
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Posted By cmh

I'd like to skip it based on the weather...

I'd like to skip it based on the weather forecast, but my son really wants to do it so I might be going anyway. I told him doing his very first road race in 37 degree with 'frozen mix' precipitation...
03-07-20, 10:11 AM
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Posted By cmh

Big pro races that draw thousands of people might...

Big pro races that draw thousands of people might be a coronavirus risk, but our local race with a 30-80 person pack, virtually no spectators and an outdoor venue out in an empty rural parking seems...
03-06-20, 09:45 AM
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Posted By cmh

Awesome work Hermes. In my 5th decade I'm trying...

Awesome work Hermes. In my 5th decade I'm trying to claw back the sprint numbers I had in my 40s. Really amazing gains you are making.
03-05-20, 01:12 PM
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Posted By cmh

Glad recovery is going well bts.

Glad recovery is going well bts.
03-02-20, 10:14 PM
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Posted By cmh

I wish I knew a solution for this Cypress. It...

I wish I knew a solution for this Cypress. It has been debated many times. We actually had more races in early March in Oregon a few years ago - the Banana Belt series was the first 3 weekends of...
03-02-20, 08:49 PM
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Posted By cmh

Sorry about the bad weather luck this year for...

Sorry about the bad weather luck this year for you Cypress.
03-02-20, 08:47 PM
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Posted By cmh

And come back slowly. You blacked out from some...

And come back slowly. You blacked out from some sort of minor concussion or something. You want to take it easy coming back from that. No need for a full on indoor workout by Friday.
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