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08-20-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,502
Posted By burnthesheep

I thought this was going to be a topic about...

I thought this was going to be a topic about people who bought super expensive bikes on credit and are now trying to sell them.
Replies: 31
Views: 4,700
Posted By burnthesheep

I said it was my fault for listening to the...

I said it was my fault for listening to the YouTube video. It was a wild tangent since this was the Phil track topic.

But thanks for the updated Phil video link, hadnít seen that yet.
Replies: 31
Views: 4,700
Posted By burnthesheep

I want my 20 minutes back. It's my own fault. I...

I want my 20 minutes back. It's my own fault. I was sitting in my car in the rain waiting for a craigslist seller of a Kickr trainer. My youtube feed decides to auto play some durianrider stuff. ...
08-19-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,393
Posted By burnthesheep

I don't change safety protocol for a segment,...

I don't change safety protocol for a segment, hill, or otherwise. I do the same things one way or another.

Let me explain.

-all-stop situations: If it's an all-way stop, cars get more...
08-16-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3,980
Views: 184,676
Posted By burnthesheep

Got the used Kickr snap this afternoon. Took a...

Got the used Kickr snap this afternoon. Took a few minutes to get it all talking to the Bolt and iPhone due to not using instructions. But easy enough and had a free Kinomaps account controlling...
08-16-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By burnthesheep

One of the coolest things I wound up catching was...

One of the coolest things I wound up catching was an impromptu live Q&A stream from some TT aero geeks that are members over on Slowtwitch that had extensive time in the A2 tunnel. Pro coaches,...
08-16-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,742
Posted By burnthesheep

That sounds about right for being in a group. ...

That sounds about right for being in a group. But man is that fast!

It's really fun math to think about what you can do and what you can recover at to figure out how fast and how long you could...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 18,731
Views: 3,732,963
Posted By burnthesheep

Latex tubes for gravel/cross use. I ain't got...

Latex tubes for gravel/cross use. I ain't got the money for ditching the wheels for TL. Latex is a bit better for a pinch and I'll finally be getting the pressures down to a proper level.

I saw...
08-14-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,126
Posted By burnthesheep

This misses the point. In a group ride you...

This misses the point. In a group ride you should be going over and under the avg HR depending on how long and how often you pull. You can infer what I did because you know it's a group ride and...
08-14-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,126
Posted By burnthesheep

158bpm and nearly two hours on a group ride. ...

158bpm and nearly two hours on a group ride. Either someone was doing some hero pulling or was cutting their teeth to hang on to that ride. Especially considering they had 20 minutes of non moving...
08-14-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 718,978
Posted By burnthesheep

Almost back from vacation stagnation. 3x8 plus a...

Almost back from vacation stagnation. 3x8 plus a 1x4 at the tail end. I made the rest shorter between the 3x8's also. 272w NP for 42 min.

Seemed like good stuff. Maybe tempo or SS tomorrow,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,299
Posted By burnthesheep

Opened the topic pretty much expecting the first...

Opened the topic pretty much expecting the first post to be what it was.

While my finger is on the trigger to instantly brake if necessary, even if you're an awesomely aware group rider......your...
08-14-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,126
Posted By burnthesheep

If someone is fast enough to catch a group I...

If someone is fast enough to catch a group I wouldn't find it offensive to ask "may I sit in for a bit". Just be observant. If you see they're doing some kind of workout rotation, don't join and...
08-14-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By burnthesheep

This is a very low-data response.......but where...

This is a very low-data response.......but where I would care about it, it gets much more efficient anyway.........when you're putting out more power.

All those metrics aren't as "efficient" when...
08-14-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,499
Posted By burnthesheep

I think I get the funny in what you're after...

I think I get the funny in what you're after given my choice of words, but I'll bite to prove my point.......

Fact, according to NOAA over 50% of US inhabitants live within 50 miles of the coast. ...
08-13-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,742
Posted By burnthesheep

What's the "on the front" power necessary for a...

What's the "on the front" power necessary for a group like that to average 31mph on a flat oval crit?

Like 450w? More? Solo it has to be like 500w.
08-13-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By burnthesheep

I took a risk and won out fine on some Planet X...

I took a risk and won out fine on some Planet X stuff. They also carry some name brand stuff and not just their "open mold" chinese stuff.

I have a set of their aero handle bars that you can't...
08-13-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,499
Posted By burnthesheep

QFT. Almost nobody lives by nor will ever ride...

QFT. Almost nobody lives by nor will ever ride even a Cat 2 climb. I'd dare guess 75% of riders. Yes, plenty do live near and ride them, but they're still in the minority.

For the climbs Jens...
08-13-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 586
Posted By burnthesheep

1. Doctor When I ate it last year I had...

1. Doctor

When I ate it last year I had this same kind of bruise/pain in that area. I gave it a day or two off the bike to lick my wounds (and put another few square feet of bandages on daily). ...
08-13-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,533
Posted By burnthesheep

I did buy a few no-logo nice fit t-shirts...

I did buy a few no-logo nice fit t-shirts recently to have to wear out casually for brunch or something and not have it be a "you did such and such fondo!!!" plastered all over it. Or a bright pink...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,281
Posted By burnthesheep

CSB. Cliffs for others.........the right...

CSB.

Cliffs for others.........the right combo of flexibility and bike fit optimizes your power output and comfort.

/thread
08-13-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 718,978
Posted By burnthesheep

Dangit. Get back from vacation and likely the...

Dangit. Get back from vacation and likely the first Tue night ride will be a heavy thunderstorm washout. Predicting storms then rain from 5pm onwards. Crap.

Expecting this, I went out to try to...
08-13-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,947
Posted By burnthesheep

I gave a cop crap (politely) for parking with no...

I gave a cop crap (politely) for parking with no lights on in a bike lane to clock speeders once. I was getting squeezed into pretty busy traffic. His response, just shoulder shrug. Not even a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,807
Posted By burnthesheep

There's some ladies world tour riders I'd be...

There's some ladies world tour riders I'd be perfectly OK with wearing those. But then again, I think the UCI also requires you to wear some kind of kit and not be naked.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,989
Posted By burnthesheep

I don't when alone. I carry enough food for the...

I don't when alone. I carry enough food for the entire trip and will stow a 3rd bottle in a jersey pocket. You often can't get in "great riding" if you're always confined to being within stopping...
08-13-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,947
Posted By burnthesheep

This is to give cred to the OP, not discredit,...

This is to give cred to the OP, not discredit, but I don't think this conversation is ever complete without experiences people have had outside of the US.

I've ridden in Europe (not UK), and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,518
Posted By burnthesheep

I'd say Ebay and Craigslist like a madman...

I'd say Ebay and Craigslist like a madman (madwoman).

I'd say aero and initial frame weight and stiffness you can't really "soup up". If you're starting with a turd of a frame, the rest of the...
08-12-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By burnthesheep

Personally, I think dogs are awesome. I've had...

Personally, I think dogs are awesome. I've had them off and on during life.

At the same time, people are ****. The "entitled dog culture" crap has gone too far. I'm sick and tired of seeing off...
08-12-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,169
Posted By burnthesheep

Always a means of repair/replacement and...

Always a means of repair/replacement and reinflation. It's irresponsible to not carry them and depend on others.

It's the ant-vaxxer within cycling circles to travel unprepared.
08-12-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 718,978
Posted By burnthesheep

Vacation sucked a little of the gains off, but...

Vacation sucked a little of the gains off, but not too bad.

On the trip I ran twice for a couple miles. Got back and last night rode for 30min in the hood and gave it a salutatorian college try...
08-12-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3,980
Views: 184,676
Posted By burnthesheep

Ding! It's a relative level of additional mental...

Ding! It's a relative level of additional mental engagement to do work indoors through simulation of terrain and visual cues on Zwift or Kenomaps or whatever.

Guy has a smoking deal on a Kickr...
08-12-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,499
Posted By burnthesheep

The easiest answer is you wind up doing enough of...

The easiest answer is you wind up doing enough of them that you don't have to ask the question.

For a more serious response:
The way the question is phrased, that sounds more like a strategy for...
08-12-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3,980
Views: 184,676
Posted By burnthesheep

I don't have big money for a super nice smart...

I don't have big money for a super nice smart trainer, but am going to bite on a used one local to me on CL.

I have a spare 42" TV that we don't use and I have a dedicated romex cable run to the...
08-01-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,892
Posted By burnthesheep

Iím not old at all but had some crap running...

Iím not old at all but had some crap running form. Aka, a weak core. It caused me to bend at the waist too much running.

This led to other run form issues and nearly an injury.

I did the work...
07-30-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 718,978
Posted By burnthesheep

Quick and intense lunch spin. I tried to concoct...

Quick and intense lunch spin. I tried to concoct about the worst thing I could think of for 30min as a last "hiit" before vacation.

5min warmup
2min all out
1min rest
2min all out
3min rest...
07-30-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,742
Posted By burnthesheep

I didn't mean flat like a crepe. It's not flat,...

I didn't mean flat like a crepe. It's not flat, but it's not exactly your local hill-sprint either.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 14,864
Posted By burnthesheep

I just wasted a good amount of time reading the...

I just wasted a good amount of time reading the relevant forum topics related to this quote. Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,062
Posted By burnthesheep

You rock. Link to Strava? For science? The...

You rock.

Link to Strava? For science? The music was perfect! Awesome video. Armenian's move was cute.

I complain a LOT about the weeknight ride all the time on here, but I'd say the best...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 14,864
Posted By burnthesheep

I think the OP needs to share their location and...

I think the OP needs to share their location and some links to some rides. You know, for science.
07-30-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 718,978
Posted By burnthesheep

Last week I missed that last rep of the 3x8's. ...

Last week I missed that last rep of the 3x8's.

Yesterday I felt good during the first two reps so did a "stretch goal" and hit them at 10min instead. Last rep was 8min. Wound up with 2x10 and...
07-30-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,742
Posted By burnthesheep

When I was there last year, for a pro, it looked...

When I was there last year, for a pro, it looked flat.

The amateurs that came through on that "experience" ride thing about an hour before the race arrived were humping it and probably barely...
07-29-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By burnthesheep

Really nice tires, more aero helmet, and well...

Really nice tires, more aero helmet, and well fitting kit can make buckets of difference.

Get some GP5000's and run them TL or with latex, get a modern well vented aero helmet (yes, their venting...
07-29-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,406
Posted By burnthesheep

You can't have a legit conversation about this...

You can't have a legit conversation about this without talking about the demise of spectator sport cycling and not talk about how banning sports betting killed track cycling viewership in the US.
...
07-28-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,220
Posted By burnthesheep

I bet the climbing detractors in here also love...

I bet the climbing detractors in here also love having a max of 30 feet per mile on their group rides, cause wuss and cause heavy.
07-27-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3,980
Views: 184,676
Posted By burnthesheep

How long is enough to post sports news spoilers? ...

How long is enough to post sports news spoilers? A day? Seriously? Itís not a Netflix show.

Itís already breakfast time in France. Ughhh. Iím the turd again.
07-27-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 718,978
Posted By burnthesheep

Friday the stationary trainer wouldnít cal...

Friday the stationary trainer wouldnít cal correctly and link to the gps and stuff for erg. Finally got it but pretty sure it was reading low.

I struggled out 3 and half 5min efforts with 3min...
07-26-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By burnthesheep

I've got wheels that I've ridden gravel and road...

I've got wheels that I've ridden gravel and road for thousands of miles that with a proper cleaning can still look nearly new. No such dings and gouges as you state for your new wheel.

Sounds to...
07-26-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5,852
Views: 385,078
Posted By burnthesheep

Here's the bars.........violating the big-ring...

Here's the bars.........violating the big-ring and other photo rules, but whatever.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48380061802_2e06eba20f_z.jpg
...
07-26-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 718,978
Posted By burnthesheep

Too lazy to drive out of town. Faster in town...

Too lazy to drive out of town. Faster in town Tues ride was washed out, so did the slower Thur ride. I made most of it. Did a few group chores along the way to increase the training stimulus. Grab...
07-25-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By burnthesheep

What was I harping about in the other forum...

What was I harping about in the other forum topic, and nobody wanted to hear it? Lol.
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