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07-04-20, 12:45 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

My road bike left the trainer for the first time...

My road bike left the trainer for the first time since August. Did 100miles today, not bad considering all my training is a max of 2hrs. It was 267tss, almost 3500kj and np of 200w. I only consumed...
07-04-20, 11:36 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

Alright, so I rode 100 miles today, over 3400kj...

Alright, so I rode 100 miles today, over 3400kj of work done. I consumed about 1100 calories during the ride, sis beta fuel in a bottle, one clif bar, and two gels. In part I paced myself to stay...
07-02-20, 08:50 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

nailed my 3x30 @ 90% today, again HR stayed under...

nailed my 3x30 @ 90% today, again HR stayed under 160 for the most part, feeling especially good because I suffered through this one on Saturday (likely due to not eating that much in the day prior),...
06-24-20, 07:58 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

I'm in the middle of week 4 of trainerroad SSB2...

I'm in the middle of week 4 of trainerroad SSB2 HV and it's becoming a bit of a slog lol I like the sweet spot work but it has been a lot and my basement temp/humidity are making the RPE higher, but...
06-11-20, 02:23 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

more sweet spot, every day is 60mins time in...

more sweet spot, every day is 60mins time in zone. 3 more weeks of this routine (building to 80-90min TIZ by the end of the block). I've also been taking (forcing lol) my son to get out and exercise...
06-11-20, 09:48 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

What a bizarre thing to get angry about, when in...

What a bizarre thing to get angry about, when in fact he is white. The Portuguese ethnicity is essentially a mix of early inhabitants which migrated to the Iberian peninsula, Roman, Celtic, Germanic...
06-09-20, 03:32 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

Yeah, I'd be totally surprised that there wasn't...

Yeah, I'd be totally surprised that there wasn't a greater level of fluency, but I can relate to losing the fluency over time. My parents came from Portugal and my hometown is one of the larger...
06-08-20, 07:40 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

Managed to get my 9 year old to do back to back...

Managed to get my 9 year old to do back to back days doing 17miles (2 hrs with breaks) on the local path which thankfully hasnít been too busy when it normally would be this time of year. I have zero...
06-06-20, 09:16 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

5x15 around 90% today. Basement about 80 degrees...

5x15 around 90% today. Basement about 80 degrees lol hoping there will be some benefits to the suffering, it didnít feel as awful as it did earlier this week so Iím optimistic
06-04-20, 11:03 AM
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Views: 3,900
Posted By hubcyclist

I'm going to be in Nebraska in a few weeks, I am...

I'm going to be in Nebraska in a few weeks, I am going to don my finest skinsuit, stare at my front wheel, and close pass every recumbent I encounter.
06-02-20, 11:05 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

Did a ramp test today, never go into an...

Did a ramp test today, never go into an assessment with preconceived expectations! Trainerroad's protocol has the break-even point at 19:30 and everything above is an increase. I was getting to...
05-26-20, 11:16 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

We have lots of white elephants at home. When I...

We have lots of white elephants at home. When I lived in the midwest, they'd do what was called a white elephant gift exchange. In new england we call it a yankee swap (not sure if the rules are the...
05-18-20, 12:24 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

superunknown is still one of the best albums of...

superunknown is still one of the best albums of all time
05-01-20, 12:08 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

lol sometimes when I haven't shaved for a while...

lol sometimes when I haven't shaved for a while I'll leave the mustache just to go creep out my wife. Even I think I look creepy with a mustache
04-29-20, 06:35 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

:eek: yikes today was a quick one,...

:eek:

yikes

today was a quick one, 60mins 7x6min sweet spot. Plus hour of riding with son, 8 miles in a .25mile loop around our house
04-28-20, 12:26 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

did 5x10 sweet spot @ 94%, not very taxing, my HR...

did 5x10 sweet spot @ 94%, not very taxing, my HR didn't even really go past 160 except early on.

son is on zwift as we speak, doing a 60min session, and he did 60min yesterday on zwift (always on...
04-27-20, 05:45 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

we got a bidet attachment (since this whole deal...

we got a bidet attachment (since this whole deal started Iíve only been able to find one package of paper in stores). Itís been totally worth it
04-26-20, 01:19 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

week 1 of SSB1 HV done, t'was a breeze and I...

week 1 of SSB1 HV done, t'was a breeze and I that's not even considering that I kind of really start feeling good a couple of weeks into the plan. If CX doesn't get cancelled, I'll be in a good...
04-23-20, 10:46 AM
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Views: 3,783
Posted By hubcyclist

It's an interesting phenomenon, I know there's...

It's an interesting phenomenon, I know there's bad data all around the world, especially these days, but I've noticed in the past how folks from Asian countries have these crazy stats. Wonder how...
04-21-20, 09:40 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

ramp tested today (using zwift), expected to be...

ramp tested today (using zwift), expected to be 285, got 285 lol I had pretty much mentally prepared myself to end at the minute mark where things went to 400, not really a great mindset when you're...
04-19-20, 11:11 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

ďRecoveryĒ week, not sure how much recovery I get...

ďRecoveryĒ week, not sure how much recovery I get doing as much or maybe more volume lol 10.5hrs of endurance this week, including 3hrs yesterday and 2 today

Iím going to do a trainerroad group...
04-16-20, 12:16 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

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These are entrants in a recent C race I jumped...
04-13-20, 10:11 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

Well, I got though 5 weeks of 2 VO2-type workouts...

Well, I got though 5 weeks of 2 VO2-type workouts per week, started week 1 with 18x1min @ 120% and each week added 30sec to interval lengths (keeping total interval time to about 18min) and finally...
04-07-20, 06:41 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

my parents are from northern Portugal and likely...

my parents are from northern Portugal and likely my ancestors were for millennia as well, my dna profile came back 81% Spanish/portuguese over the years various groups (Celt, Roman, Germanic) made...
04-07-20, 06:06 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

Followed up my workout this afternoon with a...

Followed up my workout this afternoon with a 10mile ride with my son on the closest nice trail (minuteman bikeway). Yesterday was new bike day for him, we got him a felt 24Ē road bike (used) and heís...
04-07-20, 10:19 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

My block of vo2 workouts is coming to an end this...

My block of vo2 workouts is coming to an end this week. Today I did 6x3min @ 120% and the fact that I didn't die at the end and could probably handle more is probably a sign I didn't quite push...
04-03-20, 05:32 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

More vo2 for me yesterday, another round of...

More vo2 for me yesterday, another round of 8x2.5min @ 120%, which might be more like 116% since I think my threshold is back up 10w, but I'm still playing it safe at the high end. I'm getting...
03-31-20, 12:03 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

today I did 8x2.5min @ 120% and will again on...

today I did 8x2.5min @ 120% and will again on Thursday as part of my continuing weekly increase in interval duration. It really didn't hurt until the last 2.5mins so I might be slightly...
03-26-20, 06:46 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

Followed up my workout with a 7.5 mile ride with...

Followed up my workout with a 7.5 mile ride with my son, his personal best distance so far!
03-26-20, 12:20 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

i'm continuing my progression of increased...

i'm continuing my progression of increased interval duration at 120%, this week did Tues and Thurs of Dade -1 on TrainerRoad, which consists of 9x2min at 120%. Nailed it. Next week going to 2.5min...
03-18-20, 02:16 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

My son's been killing it, I mentioned in training...

My son's been killing it, I mentioned in training status he rode for 5 miles yesterday and today we went out for a bit with my wife as well, so our first full family ride, but only for like 20 mins....
03-16-20, 10:18 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

How about some positive news? My son is almost 9...

How about some positive news? My son is almost 9 and hasn't ridden a bike without training wheels. He never really took to using a balance bike or anything else and I try not to push him because I...
03-13-20, 01:51 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

what to say about training.. lol I've been...

what to say about training.. lol I've been riding consistently for a couple of weeks, so that's something. I was just looking at my power/HR between an endurance ride today and one Feb 9 (before I...
03-11-20, 07:27 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

The way I like to see it, it basically changes...

The way I like to see it, it basically changes how much resistance change one would see, at 0% you've effectively got a dumb trainer, whereas at 100% you really feel the resistance going up hills and...
02-26-20, 01:49 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

being back from vacation and a whole week off has...

being back from vacation and a whole week off has resulted in feeling like garbage. Did 3.5hrs monday, yesterday did 30 z2 before bailing and today did 40 of just endurance before bailing. Hopefully...
02-23-20, 04:15 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

oof, checked my PMC, last Sunday CTL was 81 TSB...

oof, checked my PMC, last Sunday CTL was 81 TSB -9, today CTL 68 TSB 35. Came back from our trip on Thursday and was supposed to pick up my son from my parents' house Friday but we all ended up...
02-20-20, 10:55 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

Leaving Puerto Rico today. As much as I hate time...

Leaving Puerto Rico today. As much as I hate time away from training it was fun being away from New England in mid 80s weather. I also am afraid of the weight gain lol we went to the Bacardi facility...
02-06-20, 07:46 AM
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Views: 847,055
Posted By hubcyclist

I'm on the endurance recovery week of...

I'm on the endurance recovery week of trainerroad's SSB2 HV plan. Finished the phase with CTL of 83 and TSB of -21

I think I did some quality training but I don't think FTP will be appreciably...
01-29-20, 08:44 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

turned 40 yesterday, did 4x20 @ 90%. The cake was...

turned 40 yesterday, did 4x20 @ 90%. The cake was good! I am definitely much fitter at 40 than I was at 30, hoping to keep it up!
01-25-20, 05:50 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

4.5hrs today, 188tss 3k kJ on the trainer. If I...

4.5hrs today, 188tss 3k kJ on the trainer. If I wasnít having to get out of the saddle and fidget it would be a lot more tolerable but it wasnít bad. 6% aerobic decoupling. Not sure if Iíll do the...
01-25-20, 02:21 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

Yeah, I have a Pi 3 and a Pi zero, although I...

Yeah, I have a Pi 3 and a Pi zero, although I haven't put them to use for this stuff yet, the Pi is mainly a plex server while the zero has been used as a NES/SNES emulation station. Once I get more...
01-23-20, 10:46 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

I think the API would potentially allow someone...

I think the API would potentially allow someone to do a power curve based on type of bike, since there is an id for the gear used (bike or shoes). I guess first I'd have to figure out how to do a...
01-22-20, 06:30 PM
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Views: 275,390
Posted By hubcyclist

I've been geeking out with trying some...

I've been geeking out with trying some programming. I took a Java semester course as an undergrad in 1999, and while I enjoyed it, I wasn't convinced I had could cut it as a computer sci major (I...
01-20-20, 08:44 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

channeling my inner TheKillerPenguin and did 4...

channeling my inner TheKillerPenguin and did 4 hours of endurance on Sunday. I had 7.5% aerobic decoupling, would have like to have seen it under 5%. I might try to do more of these and try to get to...
01-13-20, 09:23 AM
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Views: 2,660
Posted By hubcyclist

I'm opening a can of worms, but Dr. Coggan does...

I'm opening a can of worms, but Dr. Coggan does not define FTP as one hour power and has gone out of his way on other forums to say that. It's more like 40-70min power. I've done FTP for over an hour...
12-16-19, 12:41 PM
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Views: 1,792
Posted By hubcyclist

So far about 500hrs since 1/1, mainly indoors,...

So far about 500hrs since 1/1, mainly indoors, but notable outdoor rides were 2 solo centuries and a 150mile gravel race, and I raced 11 CX races, 2 crits and 1 road race.
12-16-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 12,538
Posted By hubcyclist

I don't have any personal experience with big box...

I don't have any personal experience with big box bikes, but I encourage everyone to check out a youtube channel called kevcentral. He takes a really balanced look at big box bikes, goes through pros...
12-11-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,110
Posted By hubcyclist

So you're just tooling around outdoors, that's...

So you're just tooling around outdoors, that's fine, cycling should be fun, but I ride semi-competitively and for a variety of reasons I ride indoors during the winter. And my point stands, if you...
12-10-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,618
Posted By hubcyclist

you should def calibrate the stages every time...

you should def calibrate the stages every time and if the gym has more than one use the same one as much as you can. I go to a gym with stages bikes whenever I travel to my in laws and I take these...
12-10-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,110
Posted By hubcyclist

Agree 100%, I've said it before around here there...

Agree 100%, I've said it before around here there is a lot of holier than thou attitude coming from those who just say to ride outside in the winter, as if that makes them better cyclists. Before I...
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