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09-21-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 15,369
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Posted By burnthesheep

Question.........is it also kind of normal that...

Question.........is it also kind of normal that the less trained an individual is, the more the VO2 contribution to that aerobic power will be? Kind of like how someone like me is closer to 92% for...
09-19-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,461
Posted By burnthesheep

Speaking of yoga, anyone else catch the Bikram...

Speaking of yoga, anyone else catch the Bikram documentary in Netflix? Pretty good. Reminded me of the Rashni documentary on there. Weird. But you canít look away.

Either way, ride comfortable....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,982
Posted By burnthesheep

The CRR of rougher country roads on the TT bike...

The CRR of rougher country roads on the TT bike are easily 1mph slower sometimes. The routes closer to home by the lake are hillier, so should be slower. But the avg speed isn't much lower due to...
09-18-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,561
Posted By burnthesheep

If I had to give a legit answer...........for the...

If I had to give a legit answer...........for the name brands you've got personnel in design, marketing, management, and HR in 1st world countries making 1st world wages for those jobs.

You're...
09-17-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15,369
Views: 878,404
Posted By burnthesheep

Topped off yesterdays lunch ride with giving the...

Topped off yesterdays lunch ride with giving the road bike some love after dinner. 30mi. Rode tempo the whole time and managed 21mph at about 60ft per mile elevation. I got the green lights where...
09-17-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 552
Posted By burnthesheep

Caloso is right. It'll pool no matter where you...

Caloso is right. It'll pool no matter where you store it. I do what others say. I ride mostly road and TT right now. Weekly I top up my cross bike tires and give them a little spin by hand.
...
09-16-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15,369
Views: 878,404
Posted By burnthesheep

Same flattish windy lunch TT bike spin. Tempo...

Same flattish windy lunch TT bike spin. Tempo outbound. At the turnaround I saw my time and was like "screw it, hammertime". Hit it hard the 5mi back and hit my 10mi TT PR with just road kit and...
09-16-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 751
Views: 150,400
Posted By burnthesheep

Anyone have a more affordable bottle cage they...

Anyone have a more affordable bottle cage they like for a BTS mounting setup? I run BTS dual cages for training rides, obviously nothing for racing. I had a pair of Specialized Rib Cage 2 back...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,366
Posted By burnthesheep

I'm more interested in how riceaway was able to...

I'm more interested in how riceaway was able to stare at somebody else's power meter to be able see they were doing a 4-digit power for that long. Never in my life riding have I looked over at...
09-16-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 645
Posted By burnthesheep

Sorry, I'm curious now.............why did this...

Sorry, I'm curious now.............why did this question come to mind? What are you working on that knowing this resolves?
09-15-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15,369
Views: 878,404
Posted By burnthesheep

My lame team members post up almost every week...

My lame team members post up almost every week about a Tues or Weds ride. Several of them recently bought tri/TT bikes. I post up on Sunday for a Wednesday evening TT bike cruise. 10mi TT,...
09-14-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 15,369
Views: 878,404
Posted By burnthesheep

Went an hour to see what I'd get at the arena...

Went an hour to see what I'd get at the arena lap. It's a little over a mile per lap, 1.06 or something. There's a sharp corner at the bottom of the hill each lap that ruins the fun a bit, but it...
09-11-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15,369
Views: 878,404
Posted By burnthesheep

I only enjoy the hilly TT rides because I get...

I only enjoy the hilly TT rides because I get bored on the road bike on the same area. It helps bike handling skills and more complex pacing.

I am heading over to Jordan. I think I can handle...
09-11-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15,369
Views: 878,404
Posted By burnthesheep

Time savings leaving front door to ride. I go...

Time savings leaving front door to ride. I go around Falls lake on long rides.

I live in N Hills, and ride the 1x 54t TT bike around that part of town. Lol. Itíll make ya a man! Easiest gear...
09-11-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15,369
Views: 878,404
Posted By burnthesheep

The hills where I live make the TT bike rides...

The hills where I live make the TT bike rides difficult. I'm wanting to still go outdoors before the inevitable darkness, cold, and rain of seasons changing. Making the best of it.

But, the...
09-10-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,017
Posted By burnthesheep

Touch of wheels at the 200m to go...

Touch of wheels at the 200m to go sign........I'll wear my helmet and eye protection thank you very much.

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09-10-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 751
Views: 150,400
Posted By burnthesheep

Sweet, got it. Yes, there is a required half...

Sweet, got it.

Yes, there is a required half day class first. I would just rent for that. Then decide what I like and if worth jumping into.

Good point on the dropout adjustability and...
09-10-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 751
Views: 150,400
Posted By burnthesheep

I was hoping for a product that isn't a permanent...

I was hoping for a product that isn't a permanent swap. Then change over the HED rear disc from geared to fixed as I desire. Not daily, but leave it that way a week or two at a time. I maybe...
09-10-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 751
Views: 150,400
Posted By burnthesheep

Just for the sake of being ridiculous......it's...

Just for the sake of being ridiculous......it's pretty pan flat out by my work. I'm interested in trying out a fixed gear. Does HED or someone make an 11spd/fixed hub kind of part you can swap in...
09-10-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By burnthesheep

Wound up they're hooked and have the center...

Wound up they're hooked and have the center profile at least. So, has the tubeless center channel shape instead of the clincher shape and has the bead shelves. I put some Stan's tape on it (my...
09-10-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By burnthesheep

I've not done CNC, but I have done stuff "almost...

I've not done CNC, but I have done stuff "almost by hand". You can cut alum with a normal miter saw with the correct blade.

I have an original Felt DA "superbike" for TT. I hated the original...
09-09-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,895
Posted By burnthesheep

I'm going to spitball this while assuming it...

I'm going to spitball this while assuming it isn't a troll.............

If it's an honest question, the honest answer is that some people do peak in endurance sport in their 30's to super early...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By burnthesheep

I have a pair of Fizik that do this. I am using...

I have a pair of Fizik that do this. I am using the off brand ďpuzzle pieceĒ spd-sl for being able to replace in the same spot.

That combo on my Propel does exactly as you say.

I canít...
09-06-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15,369
Views: 878,404
Posted By burnthesheep

2hrs tempo on cross bike by HR. Battery died in...

2hrs tempo on cross bike by HR. Battery died in the meter.

First ride on the tubeless setup. A whole mph faster on my old gravel route. Including crap conditions. They laid a ton of new loose...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,106
Posted By burnthesheep

I want to know how while being passed you can see...

I want to know how while being passed you can see what rotating tire is on somebodyís bike.

Thatís real talent.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,106
Posted By burnthesheep

Any proper fitting and working road tubeless with...

Any proper fitting and working road tubeless with better crr than the Gator is a better solution.

I really donít get the love.

MTB guys get it. Cross guys get it.

I would put a GP5000...
09-05-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 979
Posted By burnthesheep

Haha. I once rained on a dudeís parade that...

Haha.

I once rained on a dudeís parade that posted a Zwift everesting to Facebook. Dude turned the difficulty to almost zero and rode at a nice easy cadence and almost no wattage. I pointed out...
09-04-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 150,400
Posted By burnthesheep

I have found a nice hack to the 10cm rule is what...

I have found a nice hack to the 10cm rule is what grip you run on the extension. Running smooth round only makes it tougher. If you have the little ďtabĒ or the pistol grip other hour and pursuit...
09-03-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 359
Posted By burnthesheep

This is shady, but I have done it fine to gain a...

This is shady, but I have done it fine to gain a couple mm vertical.

I taped a cut piece of rectangular shaped zip tie into the dropouts. Not enough to interfere with lawyer tabs or anything.
...
09-03-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 359
Posted By burnthesheep

No. Brother in law let me use his 1100 for a...

No.

Brother in law let me use his 1100 for a year learning to ride way back. I put some 25mm Conti on it. That fit. Barely. No way 28mm will fit. The 25mm were so close, if I had to do it...
09-03-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 15,369
Views: 878,404
Posted By burnthesheep

The old Stages on the road bike has really lost...

The old Stages on the road bike has really lost its mind. Last night I rolled around the neighborhood. Route was winding and a hair over 90ft elevation per mile.

I hit 20mph for the ride. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 963
Posted By burnthesheep

You realize that the first TT/tri disc brake...

You realize that the first TT/tri disc brake bikes tested slower in the tunnel? That was a big initial gripe on Slowtwitch. I would like discs, but not if it makes me slower.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,106
Posted By burnthesheep

I never said I did own any. Where did I say...

I never said I did own any. Where did I say that?
I run Corsa Speed TL for racing and GP5000 and latex for training. I don't own any Gators. Pics of my TT bike and fit are in the 33, you can see...
09-02-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,863
Posted By burnthesheep

To me, junk miles would be a time that you SHOULD...

To me, junk miles would be a time that you SHOULD be riding a specific way but you choose not to do so and do something detrimental to your training plan. Like, you should have taken an off day or...
09-02-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By burnthesheep

Typically standing allows for you to still...

Typically standing allows for you to still generate some kind of power at a lower cadence than comfortably possible while seated. It's not very comfortable to try to sit and spin at 45rpm at a good...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 05:13 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,106
Posted By burnthesheep

Pretty much. There is no science to their ďGCN...

Pretty much. There is no science to their ďGCN does scienceĒ stuff. Itís like, hereís this random junk we did to prove nothing. But.....we made you smile!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,106
Posted By burnthesheep

Politely, stop talking about things you donít...

Politely, stop talking about things you donít have a clue about.

Gators versus Vittoria Corsa TL is easily over 20w a pair. Maybe closer to 30w. 30w is 10% of a strong rec riderís hour power. ...
08-31-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5,159
Views: 299,015
Posted By burnthesheep

Eff this. Got one tubeless 38mm mounted and on...

Eff this. Got one tubeless 38mm mounted and on the bike.....look online, cross is not coming. They cancelled for 2020. I could cry. That was my jam. I hoped to maybe cat up in a full season.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,524
Posted By burnthesheep

I do TT. Having the meter say "250w" and it is...

I do TT. Having the meter say "250w" and it is actually 250w matters. I use the meter with a speed sensor and pitot to do aero testing. If the power reading is garbage, the aero testing is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 699
Posted By burnthesheep

This is assuming rim brake: HED or Flo As...

This is assuming rim brake: HED or Flo

As an average joe I appreciate the alloy braking track so that there aren't braking issues in wet OR some weird proprietary brake treatment or pads or...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,524
Posted By burnthesheep

205w AP over 50ft per mile nets about 20mph. ...

205w AP over 50ft per mile nets about 20mph.

Rubi and myself both have meters and seem to get similar data for that pace.

260w? You would be well over 20.

The data says the peloton reads...
08-30-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 15,369
Views: 878,404
Posted By burnthesheep

Couple hours at 215AP, maybe a hair more for NP...

Couple hours at 215AP, maybe a hair more for NP on the TT bike. About 50ft/mi and 22.5mph avg on the TT bike. Went early, so pretty good on the signs/lights and traffic.

Had a 20min in there at...
08-30-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,065
Posted By burnthesheep

I didn't know you know more than Continental. ...

I didn't know you know more than Continental. You realize they made a product JUST for this exact example, right? With a 23mm front and 25mm rear citing EXACTLY what I've already said about aero...
08-30-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,065
Posted By burnthesheep

For road, not for off road: you all need to STOP...

For road, not for off road: you all need to STOP spreading misinformation. You don't have a clue. For road riding, for CRR, aero, and the weight distribution...........smaller goes up front if...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By burnthesheep

I would agree then. I have no experience. ...

I would agree then. I have no experience. Period. I mean, enough races to count on a single hand "on road" counts as no experience. So my power isn't utilized well.

TT wise, I can see that...
08-29-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,065
Posted By burnthesheep

Backwards. The rear bears more weight so would...

Backwards. The rear bears more weight so would benefit from more tire if you're going to run staggered tire sizes. Why would you over inflate a smaller tire on the rear just to wind up increasing...
08-29-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,590
Posted By burnthesheep

I've been outside a lot recently. But......the...

I've been outside a lot recently. But......the setup is now allowed to stay setup. Kickr core, mat, rocker, rotation wheel block, fan, and an old 42" LCD tv we had stowed in the shed for years. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By burnthesheep

These two statements don't seem to complement...

These two statements don't seem to complement each other very well. 5w/kg for 5min literally sounds like it should be nothing for a P/1/2 rider. To podium a P/1/2 TT race I would damn hope you could...
08-27-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,454
Posted By burnthesheep

I designed the product inspection test skid for...

I designed the product inspection test skid for Fallbrook's e-bike IGH combo electronic cadence control unit years back. When we went to commission it in Austin, they had us ride e-bikes to lunch...
08-27-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 15,369
Views: 878,404
Posted By burnthesheep

Awesome! That's moving out. One I got...

Awesome! That's moving out.

One I got recently included some 10 second roller pimple sized hills and I averaged 32.6 for about a mile. No tail wind. Pretty slick position I guess. It took...
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