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    (Original post by ColossalAtom)
    Does anyone else live a cycling distance from work? Especially a job that gives you a good workout and good pay. Which you can practically stay there until you decide to retire.
    Yes, yes, fail at the last hurdle on pay though. Only 6 miles, still drive though as we don't have a shower and turning up sweaty and smelling is poor form when you deal with customers.
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    (Original post by dhr90)
    Yes, yes, fail at the last hurdle on pay though. Only 6 miles, still drive though as we don't have a shower and turning up sweaty and smelling is poor form when you deal with customers.
    It only takes me like 13 minutes to cycle to work. No customers are dealt with here and showers are available. It's a 24 hour operation as well. Glad I can work there part-time while juggling year 12 soon.
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    Nice day riding with the main man himself
    https://www.strava.com/activities/695342645
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    Anyone else watching the Vuelta Espãna? I'm actually finding it more interesting than the TdF now there's more summit finishes and Team Sky are not simply dominating
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    (Original post by Convex)
    Nice day riding with the main man himself
    https://www.strava.com/activities/695342645
    Who is the main man?
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    (Original post by BaronK)
    Who is the main man?
    Erick Rowsell
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    (Original post by Convex)
    Erick Rowsell
    Interesting. Do you really weigh 90kg?
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    (Original post by BaronK)
    Interesting. Do you really weigh 90kg?
    I weigh 80kg, don't know why that's showing up.
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    (Original post by Convex)
    I weigh 80kg, don't know why that's showing up.
    And here I am at an amazing 60 kg and I'm not even short.
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    (Original post by ColossalAtom)
    And here I am at an amazing 60 kg and I'm not even short.
    So how tall's not even short?
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    (Original post by BaronK)
    So how tall's not even short?
    5'10.
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    (Original post by Convex)
    Nice day riding with the main man himself
    https://www.strava.com/activities/695342645

    How high is your Max HR?!?! Nice ride, bit flat though!



    Anyways. Today has been a good day for me finishing off August on the bike. Getting on for 1000 miles on the Storck already and loving every minute of it. Also managed some new PB power outputs today for VO2 max stuff which was nice. Even nicer when I've also managed to drop some weight too and am down to 65kg this week. Shame I've not had the time to race this season but have put some solid work down for next year. Max power hasn't been compromised, FTP has risen, climbing so much better than I ever have and most importantly still having fun!! Just need to maintain this through the autumn and start building again in winter ready for spring.
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    How high is your Max HR?!?! Nice ride, bit flat though!



    Anyways. Today has been a good day for me finishing off August on the bike. Getting on for 1000 miles on the Storck already and loving every minute of it. Also managed some new PB power outputs today for VO2 max stuff which was nice. Even nicer when I've also managed to drop some weight too and am down to 65kg this week. Shame I've not had the time to race this season but have put some solid work down for next year. Max power hasn't been compromised, FTP has risen, climbing so much better than I ever have and most importantly still having fun!! Just need to maintain this through the autumn and start building again in winter ready for spring.
    Hi you alright mate. I was trying to train my FTP so avoided hills which consequently follows decents. Even on -0.9% roads, it's quite hard not to coast for couple seconds.

    Don't know my true max but on climbs on hot days, it goes up to 210, so around 215-220. Would like it to go lower but many people say it's genetics.

    Edit: resting is around 35.

    65kg is great climbing weight, does it affect you though on the flats?

    What kind of racing do you do btw?
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    (Original post by ColossalAtom)
    And here I am at an amazing 60 kg and I'm not even short.
    I can take you to KFC if you want
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    (Original post by Concav)
    I can take you to KFC if you want
    Sounds good, because I found out I lost 3 kg at my last hospital appointment. I've been averaging 63 kg since I had a transplant. 65 was my peak.
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    Anyone do much TTing here? I'm a rower but do a fair amount of cycling (about 3 rides a week during the summer) and was wondering if anyone would be a source of expertise for some tips for 10 mile TTs, which have been suggested for cross training, and for the best way to get started with TTing kit-wise.

    Thank you!
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    (Original post by HMarles)
    Anyone do much TTing here? I'm a rower but do a fair amount of cycling (about 3 rides a week during the summer) and was wondering if anyone would be a source of expertise for some tips for 10 mile TTs, which have been suggested for cross training, and for the best way to get started with TTing kit-wise.

    Thank you!
    I'm not sure what you're asking - your question is vague. 10 miles TT is 20-30 minutes depending on how fit you are. I dont know how serious you are, but do you have a power meter? What's your 20 mins FTP? Do you have a TT bike? How confortable are you in a TT position ? Kit wise - again don't know how serious you are but most likely you wont need a skin suit. Anything tight will do.
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    (Original post by Concav)
    Kit wise - again don't know how serious you are but most likely you wont need a skin suit. Anything tight will do.
    A skin suit is arguably the most cost effective aero upgrade for time trialling so no matter how "serious" you are, a skin suit is a wise investment.
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    (Original post by Roobsa)
    A skin suit is arguably the most cost effective aero upgrade for time trialling so no matter how "serious" you are, a skin suit is a wise investment.
    Well actually the most cost effective aero upgrade is buying a pair of tri bars.
 
 
 
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