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10-23-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 681
Posted By burnthesheep

1st world problems, but if I was getting a nice...

1st world problems, but if I was getting a nice aero bike.........not going Di2. Recabling a mechanical aero bike can be a royal PIFA.

Second regret has been not converting my 10spd cross bike to...
10-23-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 331
Posted By burnthesheep

I'm going to copy and paste my response from...

I'm going to copy and paste my response from another forum where this topic has 9 pages going.......

Paste:
I think folks really really need to go back and look at the podium...
10-23-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,585
Posted By burnthesheep

Sure enough. Referring to calculator says 'no,...

Sure enough. Referring to calculator says 'no, no it's not'.

Oh well.

Anyway..........updates?!
10-23-19, 11:26 AM
10-23-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 264
Posted By burnthesheep

Also, safety of other users was mentioned. If on...

Also, safety of other users was mentioned. If on some singletrack..........which of the following people would you rather be passed by or pass going the other way at a significant speed difference?...
10-23-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,870
Posted By burnthesheep

100 mL increase from what baseline? Zero mL?...

100 mL increase from what baseline?

Zero mL? 500mL? 1000mL?

What was the normative sugar intake overall for these individuals?

Kind of like alcohol. It's different going from zero to one...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 630
Posted By burnthesheep

I run latex tubes. Meaning often a low starting...

I run latex tubes. Meaning often a low starting pressure. I'd rather not plunge the stem into the tire/wheel inserting the pump head. So, enter the reliable nut.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,334
Posted By burnthesheep

Right now the fastest tire is a Corsa Speed TLR. ...

Right now the fastest tire is a Corsa Speed TLR. Put that onto a "modern width" tubeless 60mm wheelset and call it a day.

Don't bother as the tubular versions right now are a touch slower. I run...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 18,875
Views: 3,809,999
Posted By burnthesheep

To get me back interested in some pain on the TT...

To get me back interested in some pain on the TT bike, picked up some stuff.

Bodypaint 3.3 skinsuit on sale. I could have saved another $30 if I waited another month, but whatever. Still got it...
10-22-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13,965
Views: 743,354
Posted By burnthesheep

My plan last night got foiled a bit by forgetting...

My plan last night got foiled a bit by forgetting the local fair is going on. They were using a field by my planned TT bike route out-back for satellite parking.

Made the best of it. Got a few...
10-21-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4,137
Views: 202,947
Posted By burnthesheep

Nerd status to the n'th degree. Just bought a...

Nerd status to the n'th degree. Just bought a Zwift foot pod. Lol. If this winter I'm running indoors, may as well optimize my membership.

I run slow enough versus a bike that you can sim the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By burnthesheep

Interesting tidbit about the whole cross bike/mtb...

Interesting tidbit about the whole cross bike/mtb thing. I realized how much of a trigger happy moron roadie I was for races once a guy started riding our local A ride where we hammer the hills with...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,704
Posted By burnthesheep

Anyone measure a 23mm yet? I'd be interested...

Anyone measure a 23mm yet?

I'd be interested since I'm light enough that it doesn't bother me and if the width is truer may sell some of my older tubular TT gear to go that route.......GP5000...
10-21-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,126
Posted By burnthesheep

For the future: mcmaster.com grainger.com ...

For the future:

mcmaster.com
grainger.com
mscdirect.com

If you can't find it there, you probably don't need it. Also, in some bigger areas they likely have a local distribution hub with a...
10-20-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5,881
Views: 394,013
Posted By burnthesheep

Got it fixed. Finally no spacers in the crank...

Got it fixed. Finally no spacers in the crank shaft to avoid hitting the brake. Found a used direct pull. I have the bike as 1x so utilized the spare cable exit to route the brake that way. ...
10-18-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5,881
Views: 394,013
Posted By burnthesheep

Ok, stems came in. Going to start shortest of...

Ok, stems came in. Going to start shortest of the two and go from there on fit.

The freaking Aerocoach angle shims are nice, but I was a moron and didn't realize the pad mounts thread from...
10-18-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13,965
Views: 743,354
Posted By burnthesheep

I rode hiit for 30min in the neighborhood at 280w...

I rode hiit for 30min in the neighborhood at 280w NP then parked the bike at the house and threw the shoes on for a brick 5k.

The brick 5k I ran on RPE only and kept my computer in my jersey...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,370
Posted By burnthesheep

Also, something new I think about now to get it...

Also, something new I think about now to get it out of my head worrying about results or how I'm doing is going back to my golf days.

My golf tournaments growing up would have up to 100 kids. ...
10-17-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,387
Posted By burnthesheep

I just find it ridiculous that people want to...

I just find it ridiculous that people want to constantly die on the cross of either supporting or going out of their way to lambast PC culture. If you view Gannett or the media as liberal, why...
10-16-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 472
Posted By burnthesheep

Vitus makes a 24" with trigger shifters for $270....

Vitus makes a 24" with trigger shifters for $270.

Seems like what you're after
10-16-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 43,276
Posted By burnthesheep

Challenge accepted. ...

Challenge accepted.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSkwY9EuP5E
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,370
Posted By burnthesheep

Just have fun! Try to maybe talk around on group...

Just have fun! Try to maybe talk around on group rides to see who races in what among people you know. Buddy up, share a few beers and training rides together so you have someone to pal around with...
10-16-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13,965
Views: 743,354
Posted By burnthesheep

Amazing what not doing a 2-a-day workout on the...

Amazing what not doing a 2-a-day workout on the day of Tue night worlds can do for you!

Work this week meant I arrived late. I got ready fast, but the group was 3-4min up road. My best bet was...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,227
Posted By burnthesheep

It would fall under #3...

It would fall under #3 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) . Challenge ride. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,655
Posted By burnthesheep

It matters. While the CRR and watts on BRR...

It matters.

While the CRR and watts on BRR might not be absolute, the deltas are probably pretty good when doing comparisons.

I get tons of miles out of GP4000's, and assume 5000's would also. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,447
Posted By burnthesheep

You can buy a Cervelo P5x or a Ceepo today. Both...

You can buy a Cervelo P5x or a Ceepo today. Both are 99% visually similar (wild looking) to that fUCI bike and actually used in triathlon.
10-13-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,204
Posted By burnthesheep

You want a triathlon kit OR a cycling short with...

You want a triathlon kit OR a cycling short with a synthetic pad so the pad doesn’t sop up water.
10-13-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 13,965
Views: 743,354
Posted By burnthesheep

Friday bashed around Richmond at lunch in Zwift. ...

Friday bashed around Richmond at lunch in Zwift. Saturday same deal but in the neighborhood. Both kinda hard tempo into KOM efforts of 2min.

Rainy day Sunday today rode 3 sisters route on Zwift....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,149
Posted By burnthesheep

There is absolutely nothing keeping you from...

There is absolutely nothing keeping you from tossing the trainer into ERG and doing a workout on Zwift flat routes of your own design or choosing.

Then you still have Zwift for non structured...
10-12-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5,881
Views: 394,013
Posted By burnthesheep

Raaawwwwrrr! Pdq bars came. Forgot the Felt...

Raaawwwwrrr! Pdq bars came. Forgot the Felt stem diameter was wrong. Now waiting for that for at least a week.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,368
Posted By burnthesheep

You're looking in the wrong place for stiffness...

You're looking in the wrong place for stiffness for a medium sized rider. Modern frame carbon layup means even your Deng Fu bikes are plenty stiff for anybody in terms of power transfer. It's...
10-11-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,766
Posted By burnthesheep

Oh, to add to the mix.........don't forget good...

Oh, to add to the mix.........don't forget good old "running economy" as you improve.
10-11-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 13,965
Views: 743,354
Posted By burnthesheep

For others reading that, just be aware you CAN'T...

For others reading that, just be aware you CAN'T do this for spoke wheels. Just discs or wheels running a really really big dinner plate of a bailout gear as your last cog. Otherwise the chain...
10-11-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,766
Posted By burnthesheep

Perhaps whatever the ratio that triathlons...

Perhaps whatever the ratio that triathlons utilize on the three sports. ;)
10-11-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 13,965
Views: 743,354
Posted By burnthesheep

There are raised ridges at the base of the...

There are raised ridges at the base of the splines the cassette slides onto, nearest the base of the hub.

I used a nice machine hand file and got it pretty darn smooth. I just shaved those down...
10-10-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By burnthesheep

That's a lot of pressure. A wheel on trainer...

That's a lot of pressure. A wheel on trainer supports your weight on the clamp/skewer, not the tire. The tire only sees tension from the trainer for traction.

So no need for 120psi. I'd say...
10-10-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,698
Posted By burnthesheep

You spelled apologists wrong.

You spelled apologists wrong.
10-10-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13,965
Views: 743,354
Posted By burnthesheep

I bought a used 10spd Renn disc and just shaved...

I bought a used 10spd Renn disc and just shaved the hub down to fit an 11spd cassette. Works fine.

If that opens up any extra buying opportunities.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By burnthesheep

ITU tri or normal tri? I ask because you're...

ITU tri or normal tri?

I ask because you're getting yourself into some parts swap trouble if buying a bike with OEM aero bars that don't have any OEM provision for adding clip-on bars.

Forget...
10-10-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,689
Posted By burnthesheep

The short of it: give up on your "general"...

The short of it: give up on your "general" health pursuits unless it makes you faster up a hill.

Forget anything other than weights to make sure you don't injure yourself while "living" thus...
10-10-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13,965
Views: 743,354
Posted By burnthesheep

Zwift a lunch. First time on Volcano. Did a...

Zwift a lunch. First time on Volcano. Did a 1x20 at 98%. Saw the Volcano KOM, swooped back around for a "1x8" to swipe the "daily" or "hourly" KOM. Not sure how those recycle. But got the...
10-10-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4,137
Views: 202,947
Posted By burnthesheep

Road I've laid a pedal down on the inside, twice,...

Road I've laid a pedal down on the inside, twice, trying to cheat the corner and apply power early. Both times I lived. Basically hopped me up and over a bit then had to straighten from the slide. ...
10-10-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,987
Posted By burnthesheep

Or we could all ride around with the giant lit-up...

Or we could all ride around with the giant lit-up Zwift "thumbs up" symbols like in the game.:D
10-09-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 635
Posted By burnthesheep

That said it was a gravel ride. I don't think...

That said it was a gravel ride. I don't think Zwift slows us down yet for having a road bike on the "gravelly" portions. They say it's in development.

Also, sweet ride area. Wish we had...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 14,762
Posted By burnthesheep

Wow, a 9 year old topic dug up! Impressive!

Wow, a 9 year old topic dug up! Impressive!
10-09-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5,881
Views: 394,013
Posted By burnthesheep

Oh, sorry. I misunderstood the question. ...

Oh, sorry. I misunderstood the question.

Mine came with the shoes in the shoe storage bag with the tool to install them. Did you lose them or wear them out, or bought used without? I'm not sure...
10-09-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5,881
Views: 394,013
Posted By burnthesheep

In the toes in most cross shoes. I've seen some...

In the toes in most cross shoes. I've seen some MTB and "commuter" spd shoes without spike provisions.

The stuff like Giro Privateers and VR90's have toe spike provisions. As do your usual...
10-09-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,110
Posted By burnthesheep

Amateur hour up in here.........pshhhh ...

Amateur hour up in here.........pshhhh

Here's a good place to start:
Cycling Power Lab (http://www.cyclingpowerlab.com/PowerComponents.aspx)
https://www.bestbikesplit.com/features...
10-09-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,987
Posted By burnthesheep

FWIW they now sell reflective tape in any color...

FWIW they now sell reflective tape in any color you want. You could put black on your wheels, you could put white on a frame, etc....... So, you'd never even really notice if you chose wisely.
...
10-09-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13,965
Views: 743,354
Posted By burnthesheep

Saddle sliding is almost always a fit symptom....

Saddle sliding is almost always a fit symptom. Some saddles have integrated textures to help, but can't say they're effective. My Mistica has that texture, it helps, but if you're setup a certain...
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