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05-05-14, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3,193
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Posted By JandersUF

Didn't know you were there! Maybe we'll...

Didn't know you were there!

Maybe we'll overlap at wells sometime this year... double-secret Bikeforums team FTW
05-05-14, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 193,358
Posted By JandersUF

Cat 4 blue hills CRIT... Pack finish tl;dr...

Cat 4 blue hills CRIT... Pack finish

tl;dr below

This was a little race I was initially pretty excited for, 7mi loop x4 in the blue hills south of boston, nice course with only 1 real corner,...
04-13-14, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 193,358
Posted By JandersUF

Myles Standish Cat 4, scheduled for 4 laps of a...

Myles Standish Cat 4, scheduled for 4 laps of a 5.1 mile loop. Nearly closed road in a state forest (narrow, but no yellow line in effect). Some slight undulations and S-turns, but no actual hills...
04-06-14, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 193,358
Posted By JandersUF

BKill Cat4D, almost DFL I should have made...

BKill Cat4D, almost DFL

I should have made that decision. Got sick about a week ago (just a cold), seemed to shake it. Drove out to NY with a buddy for Battenkill, prerode about 20 miles of the...
03-28-14, 12:25 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 8,403
Posted By JandersUF

Just try it. Not that I'm highly experienced...

Just try it. Not that I'm highly experienced racer... cat 4 who only gets in maybe 5 real races and 8 or so practice crits a year...

That said, my first win was a semi-suicide attack from roughly...
03-24-14, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 193,358
Posted By JandersUF

First Wells Ave of the year for me. Combined...

First Wells Ave of the year for me.

Combined A/B race (not due to low turn out, but trying to get all the racing done quickly due to traffic).
So pretty big field, pretty cold out, decent cross...
02-11-14, 08:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,803
Posted By JandersUF

Totally agree with above two posters. At true...

Totally agree with above two posters. At true sharp-end-of-the-stick race efforts, not much works for me aside from electrolyte drinks with calories (I'm not too picky) and gels (again, most work for...
12-15-13, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8,471
Views: 732,465
Posted By JandersUF

I got a "new" Red quarq about 18mo ago. It has...

I got a "new" Red quarq about 18mo ago. It has been very dependable since the get go, only with some dropout issues while riding indoors (I always suspected interference from multiple nearby wifis,...
07-29-13, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 150,149
Posted By JandersUF

Eh, I'm pretty out of my class in the A/B field...

Eh, I'm pretty out of my class in the A/B field sprints at this point... but if I have a strength it is my 2-3 minute power. So if I can slot into the top 10 with 2 to go, and the lead out gets...
07-29-13, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 150,149
Posted By JandersUF

SDH aren't to be messed with. I haven't done...

SDH aren't to be messed with.

I haven't done the TNW. I really should. Once upon a time I used to do the Sat AM Fitness Ride on the same course... my real intro to group riding and all.

When...
07-29-13, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 150,149
Posted By JandersUF

Jesus that helmet looks horrible. We should...

Jesus that helmet looks horrible.
We should def. get the gang together at wells. Double-secret-BF-Team for the win.
07-28-13, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 150,149
Posted By JandersUF

Are you the guy with the sweet orange a blue...

Are you the guy with the sweet orange a blue bike? If so, I'm the guy with the orange spooky who liked your skewers (I feel like a craigslist missed connections!).

I was running my new wheels (CK...
05-05-13, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 150,149
Posted By JandersUF

Blue Hills Classic Cat 4 (4x 7mi loops, finish on...

Blue Hills Classic Cat 4 (4x 7mi loops, finish on top of a 3min climb)

Roughly 15-20th (top 1/3)... tail end of the leaders crossing the line

tl;dr below
Unlike UMassAm I was supposed to do 4...
04-28-13, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 150,149
Posted By JandersUF

Oh, stay in the A Race where you belong ;) ...

Oh, stay in the A Race where you belong ;)

Though, last week I got a prime before you got away, whereas this week I had better positioning multiple times, but no results. So I guess you can race...
04-28-13, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 150,149
Posted By JandersUF

Wells Ave B (3/4) 11thish. Moved around the...

Wells Ave B (3/4)

11thish. Moved around the pack well.

tl;dr below

Still coughing a little this week, but feeling better. Bigger pack I'd guess 40-45 this week with the good weather. Lots...
04-21-13, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 150,149
Posted By JandersUF

Wells Ave B race, 8th of ?35?, also got a $$...

Wells Ave B race, 8th of ?35?, also got a $$ prime. Boston Road Club donated all proceeds to the BostonOne fund, so most of us also donated our cash prizes, which was nice.

tl;dr below

Been...
Forum: Northeast
04-16-13, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10,366
Views: 1,274,861
Posted By JandersUF

Intermittent thread participant here, safe. The...

Intermittent thread participant here, safe. The wife baby and I were at Kenmore, which was a bit too close for comfort. Patriot's Day is such a wonderful local event, we just love it every year......
04-15-13, 07:44 PM
Replies: 24,977
Views: 1,229,316
Posted By JandersUF

Rode the course out and back this AM, early. It...

Rode the course out and back this AM, early. It is my favorite Boston event. Its like 4th of July meets Spring and its decidedly Boston. All the kids are out from school, most people are off work,...
04-10-13, 06:28 PM
Replies: 24,977
Views: 1,229,316
Posted By JandersUF

Well I am used to my bike riding opinion being...

Well I am used to my bike riding opinion being worth nothing around here, so no surprise my medical opinion is worth less. But as a deified physician I guess I should chime in... sometimes up here...
04-07-13, 04:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,348
Posted By JandersUF

Just a 4 here... hard to tell due to the angle of...

Just a 4 here... hard to tell due to the angle of the video (everything appears closer). What I would say is that as you approach the guy, passing the field on the outside, he wobbles once out...
04-07-13, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 150,149
Posted By JandersUF

Michael Schott Memorial Circuit (Marblehead) 4+5...

Michael Schott Memorial Circuit (Marblehead) 4+5 race. 2.2 mile loop, 24ish miles total. Loop has 1x hairpin turn followed by a little 8% hill (only about 15-20 seconds) then slight descent to...
03-31-13, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 150,149
Posted By JandersUF

tl;dr version--> felt dead, then felt a bit...

tl;dr version--> felt dead, then felt a bit better, moved up but then a pack finish.

Did Wells Ave B Training Crit today. 25 miles round an oval loop. My first race or fast group ride of the...
03-22-13, 01:39 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 20,426
Posted By JandersUF

Lame. I usually ride over-- unless I am working...

Lame. I usually ride over-- unless I am working nights then I drive over after work-- and thus have my pump, saddle bag, and often a vest or warmers on a cool morning. I typically just hide them...
03-17-13, 12:04 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 20,426
Posted By JandersUF

Thanks OP, for making this idiot 4 look like a...

Thanks OP, for making this idiot 4 look like a real smooth pro!



yea, as a dumb but polite 4, that is what I tend to do... I'm biggish, and can easily "steal" wheels from other idiot newbs by...
02-25-13, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5,146
Views: 3,395,822
Posted By JandersUF

301357 Found this, which is the best picture...

301357

Found this, which is the best picture of my near-current setup (got some black bottle cages on it now... otherwise this is pretty close). Gotta love Orange and Blue. Perhaps I should get...
02-25-13, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5,146
Views: 3,395,822
Posted By JandersUF

grolby, I love that set up. Custom. Orange and...

grolby, I love that set up. Custom. Orange and Blue. Maybe because it looks a fair amount like me sparkly orange spooky (enve fork, thomson post, etc).

I'll get a new pick up next time I am out...
02-20-13, 07:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,670
Posted By JandersUF

You don't extend your leg when you pedal? ...

You don't extend your leg when you pedal? (smartass answer)

The leg extension is just taking a piece of the squat, or deadlift, and focusing in on it. like doing a tricep extension, instead of a...
02-10-13, 09:37 AM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,173,842
Posted By JandersUF

Yesterday = 4 hours shoveling. TSS=200? ;) ...

Yesterday = 4 hours shoveling. TSS=200? ;)

Today I think I'll have an easy spin on the trainer, maybe some tempo... hamstrings are actually a lil sore from the snow-throwing. Right trap, left...
02-10-13, 09:33 AM
Replies: 24,977
Views: 1,229,316
Posted By JandersUF

Was stuck at work for 22 hours during the peak of...

Was stuck at work for 22 hours during the peak of the blizzard. Enough junk food and coffee to sink a battleship. Thankfully the last 2 of those hours were me taking a nap before driving home.
...
02-07-13, 07:44 AM
Replies: 8,471
Views: 732,465
Posted By JandersUF

Don't tempt me to "peak" for Charge Pond, or...

Don't tempt me to "peak" for Charge Pond, or better yet the first Wells Ave of the year. I'm itching to do sprints and VO2 max... much preferable to this threshold work... but I think I'll have a...
02-06-13, 07:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,798
Posted By JandersUF

I vote in favor of small gains. Especially when...

I vote in favor of small gains. Especially when they are cheap.

I'm very interested in mass start aero helmets... despite the dork factor. Save more watts than Zipps (perhaps?)?

If I was...
02-06-13, 07:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,776
Posted By JandersUF

Agree with consensus. Trained and raced on...

Agree with consensus. Trained and raced on GP4000. Corner well. I think I've had two flats in 3.5 tire-lives, which is a few thousand miles...

This is in the peri-Boston area, not exactly home...
02-06-13, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8,471
Views: 732,465
Posted By JandersUF

I did the ToS also; 9 straight days of 1-1:45 of...

I did the ToS also; 9 straight days of 1-1:45 of IF 0.94+ efforts.... with about the "easiest" stuff being prolonged 20-30 minutes at threshold...

If you are like me, this was a nice (if silly)...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-13, 11:46 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,126
Posted By JandersUF

Just did the queen stage. Holy @#$. TINT at...

Just did the queen stage. Holy @#$.

TINT at 98% was fine. Some heaviness in the legs, and general tiredness, most noticed on the longer intervals.
30 second rest and on to Revolver.

Start at...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-13, 02:29 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,126
Posted By JandersUF

Just did Downward Spiral @ 100%. Wheeew. ...

Just did Downward Spiral @ 100%. Wheeew. Thankfully this is one of my "better" videos, but still the beginning of the second set with the 2min, 1:45, 90s intervals... hurt.

A bit concerned re:...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-13, 05:03 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,126
Posted By JandersUF

Did Angels at 98% this AM. Actually had a really...

Did Angels at 98% this AM. Actually had a really good third interval against Contador.

Then two hours rest, refuel, and The Wretched straight into Long Scream. 97% then down to 94% for Long...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-13, 10:18 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,126
Posted By JandersUF

A Very Dark Place... might be my fav... 98-99% on...

A Very Dark Place... might be my fav... 98-99% on this one, felt good.

Not TOO worried about angels, though that last climb is killer.

A bit of dread regarding Thursday's Wretched + Long...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-13, 02:00 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,126
Posted By JandersUF

heh, I looked at your stage profile. Looks like...

heh, I looked at your stage profile. Looks like my typical Hunted attempt... "this is going great! I'm climbing like a hawk! I have legs! Oh wait... Gesink... where are you going? wait... I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-13, 12:16 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,126
Posted By JandersUF

Stage 3 down. Did about 10 minutes of warmup,...

Stage 3 down. Did about 10 minutes of warmup, then the videos back-to-back at 95%, and finished just above the target wattage. Not bad but I am feeling some accumulation after 3 days of this.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-13, 12:15 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,126
Posted By JandersUF

Yeah it depends a bit on your power curve and if...

Yeah it depends a bit on your power curve and if you're more of a slow-twitch TT type or a fast twitch/pursuiter type. Well rested, I've never finished HHNF on 100% and hit every target wattage. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-13, 07:48 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,126
Posted By JandersUF

Stage 1 and 2 done. Both @95%. Both hurt. Legs...

Stage 1 and 2 done. Both @95%. Both hurt. Legs already a little sore. This does NOT bode well... but I think those are the two hardest videos, so we'll see.....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-13, 11:40 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,126
Posted By JandersUF

Already 150+ rides done, and it is 8 hours until...

Already 150+ rides done, and it is 8 hours until Saturday AM in the US, when I suspect the biggest glut of riders will be pedaling away.
I did HHNF this AM, 95% FTP, went fine though there was a lot...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-13, 11:14 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,126
Posted By JandersUF

When we were talking about 100%, we were...

When we were talking about 100%, we were referring to the setting on Trainer-road where you can change the difficulty of the entire ride.

Let me just look at my career in TR for an example:
(1)...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-13, 06:11 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,126
Posted By JandersUF

Yeah I have a buddy also with a quarq, similar...

Yeah I have a buddy also with a quarq, similar size/power in general. But he's more of a TT guy, slow twitchy, where as I'm a bit more punchy.

Anyway, while revolver sucks I can easily hit the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-13, 08:58 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,126
Posted By JandersUF

I have it set at 272 currently. Which should be...

I have it set at 272 currently. Which should be pretty close... might be just a couple points higher right now i.e. 275, I suspect if I was outdoors instead of the trainer I might be able to hit...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-13, 04:12 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,126
Posted By JandersUF

I'm exited about this. I am pretty good about...

I'm exited about this. I am pretty good about keeping an accurate FTP on trainerroad. I'm more of a punchy rider (pursuiter power profile), which tends to lend itself to doing the videos well. ...
12-26-12, 01:43 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,761
Posted By JandersUF

First every win, and only one caught on film. ...

First every win, and only one caught on film. Just a Wells Ave training crit, but STILL IT WAS AWESOME ;) Was about 5th wheel coming into the straightaway for the final sprint (300m to go), and a...
12-14-12, 07:56 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,173,842
Posted By JandersUF

Another 50min at 91% FTP sweet spot today,...

Another 50min at 91% FTP sweet spot today, finished season 2 of Game of Thrones. 10 or so minutes of endurance warm-up and cool-down on each side.

I'm digging these 90ish%, 45-80 minute rides as...
12-12-12, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,173,842
Posted By JandersUF

100min on the Trainer (two episodes of Game of...

100min on the Trainer (two episodes of Game of Thrones). 5 x 10min threshold over/unders in the middle of that. Now to go to work...
12-11-12, 07:11 PM
Replies: 18,950
Views: 1,173,842
Posted By JandersUF

Long day @ work, just did a quick trainer ride...

Long day @ work, just did a quick trainer ride after... 10 min warm up to 90%, then hold 90% FTP for an hour. Gotta love HBO on demand. Didn't feel like I was working that hard, until the wife got...
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