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08-13-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 861
Posted By burnthesheep

The question came across as rhetorical. We...

The question came across as rhetorical. We already knew the person does ride outdoors. We also knew the number difference was pretty large.

Now, the response to mine comes across as a bit of a...
08-13-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,455
Posted By burnthesheep

Hmm, what's wrong with the picture? Well,...

Hmm, what's wrong with the picture?

Well, according to Rene Hearse those tires at a butt load too small.

:roflmao:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,944
Posted By burnthesheep

It takes leadership from the organizer. I've seen...

It takes leadership from the organizer. I've seen it plenty of times. The organizer either doesn't control the situation mid-ride or say a single word about how the ride will go that day before...
08-13-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 733
Posted By burnthesheep

If there's mention of knee pain at any point, I...

If there's mention of knee pain at any point, I would take caution and in the meantime utilize whatever gear gets the cadence higher. If you already have it, use it. If you don't have it, consider...
08-12-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 264
Posted By burnthesheep

290mi in one shot? Over a couple days? ...

290mi in one shot? Over a couple days?

Either way, I would defer you ask one of the randonneuring (spelling?) guys on the forum. I thought nutrition for that was a bit different and might have...
08-12-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By burnthesheep

Agreed on the 5-20 second sprint thing during a...

Agreed on the 5-20 second sprint thing during a Z2 ride mentioned above. Very often on indoor ride days, I'll pick a Zwift route with a couple sprint banners with good Z2 time in between. Just my...
08-11-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 861
Posted By burnthesheep

Let's not get into that trope. If you...

Let's not get into that trope.

If you bothered to look at the link to his rides, he rides outdoors plenty. Not everyone can ride outdoors 100% of the time all year round.

Looking closer at the...
08-11-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 861
Posted By burnthesheep

For the left only, it works, just plan to be...

For the left only, it works, just plan to be consistent. The actual number might be "off" versus reality, but if you always use the same thing the same way it will be fine.

I ditched the...
08-10-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 861
Posted By burnthesheep

True, the turns would matter. We have a...

True, the turns would matter.

We have a local greenway by a river here that has some little jukes and turns and bridges. The KOM's are all like 24 to 25mph for long several mile stretches. Most...
08-10-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 861
Posted By burnthesheep

The trainer is lying. Strava doesn't do great...

The trainer is lying. Strava doesn't do great either on flat ground or with wind. Strava estimated power works pretty well with good user weight data on your profile AND a steep hill.

I pulled...
08-10-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 377
Posted By burnthesheep

Understand for me I use the "pics or gtfo" as a...

Understand for me I use the "pics or gtfo" as a jesting post. Having some fun. I'm not serious, but if you want to feel free to share!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,141
Posted By burnthesheep

I'm close to adding a BTS dual bottle mount on...

I'm close to adding a BTS dual bottle mount on the road bike to go with the two on the frame. Just tired of putting TWO bottles in my jersey for those 3-4 hour summer rides. I don't feel...
08-10-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 377
Posted By burnthesheep

1. It isn't a hard effort if it is everyday. ...

1. It isn't a hard effort if it is everyday. Maybe steady state everyday. But steady state isn't hard enough you can't do it days in a row for periods of time. So, just no.

2. Pics or GTFO.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By burnthesheep

That's right. Aero matters enough in TT that you...

That's right. Aero matters enough in TT that you should match the tire size to the profile of the wheelset that you own. If you can't match it because the roads suck or because of rider...
08-10-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 15,192
Views: 863,121
Posted By burnthesheep

I was so pissed Saturday. Went for a ride to see...

I was so pissed Saturday. Went for a ride to see if I found a new close to home TT practice lap. Nope. Blind turn in a bad spot. No good. No biggie, let's just ride this thing for fun. Then,...
08-07-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 23,495
Posted By burnthesheep

It doesnít take a pro to hold cycling records,...

It doesnít take a pro to hold cycling records, plenty of amateur records. I would be curious what the avg age spread is across disciplines for outright world records.

-hour
-kilo
-4km IP...
08-07-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15,192
Views: 863,121
Posted By burnthesheep

That's quick. What's the road surface like? I...

That's quick. What's the road surface like? I despise the loud whir of losing speed via CRR on the roads by my workplace. Noise equals loss. There's one patch of fresh blacktop about 1mi long. ...
08-07-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15,192
Views: 863,121
Posted By burnthesheep

Same lunch loop area in the cornfields and little...

Same lunch loop area in the cornfields and little rolling hills of country road with that higher CRR "whir" of the pavement. Warm, but not in the 90's yet. High humidity.

Today just dipped...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,323
Posted By burnthesheep

Agreed. The bulging out and internal widths...

Agreed. The bulging out and internal widths versus external at different pressures matters for some people. It's way too much to think about for most.......but when you're spending $1k for possibly...
Forum: Triathlon
08-07-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By burnthesheep

You're probably sliding forward on the saddle...

You're probably sliding forward on the saddle because the arm pads are level to almost pointed down towards the front wheel. The opposite of what you want. The other telltale sign of sliding...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,323
Posted By burnthesheep

I might be wrong, but sometimes the tire/wheel...

I might be wrong, but sometimes the tire/wheel pairing is meant to optimize the aero interface. That was the idea with Mavic and the tire/rim strip deal on the CXR. If that's the case, it would...
08-06-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 861
Posted By burnthesheep

The terms are "over-reach" and "over-training". ...

The terms are "over-reach" and "over-training". They're different things. Lookup the Trainerroad podcasts and search for "over-reach". Then listen to the sessions available.

Then, I think you...
08-06-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 147,603
Posted By burnthesheep

All shelf parts now. Same position, I had used...

All shelf parts now. Same position, I had used their website dimensions for the poles to setup those videos with my other parts.

The stack to seat may look a lot closer due to angle of pic. ...
08-06-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,522
Posted By burnthesheep

Yeah, I'm kinda out at this point for this topic!...

Yeah, I'm kinda out at this point for this topic! Haha. We're now into the land of things we often hear on BF that I don't care to get into and don't care to feed.
08-05-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15,192
Views: 863,121
Posted By burnthesheep

Right at 300w during some 2 mile efforts on the...

Right at 300w during some 2 mile efforts on the TT bike at lunch. The position fix from the video worked. Aero still, and I can make the power now. It's almost like that 1" of stack height was...
08-05-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,522
Posted By burnthesheep

cube, The best indicator of performance is...

cube,

The best indicator of performance is performance itself. So far you haven't really listed anything to indicate any lift in cycling performance.

Even without anything sophisticated at...
08-04-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 147,603
Posted By burnthesheep

I replaced my custom tilt solution with the real...

I replaced my custom tilt solution with the real parts from Aerocoach last night. So, no more rigged up stuff. The box came in the mail after 3 months.

I liked the bars enough I went with those...
08-03-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 15,192
Views: 863,121
Posted By burnthesheep

Weird, a lot less power for me, but same thing on...

Weird, a lot less power for me, but same thing on Saturday. I was going to do maybe 2 hrs of Z2 alone. I got 1hr in and saw half the team going the other way. Nobody had posted online. I guess...
08-03-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 682
Posted By burnthesheep

carbonfiberboy is onto it. If it affects...

carbonfiberboy is onto it.

If it affects plasma volume, it affects power. Without even knowing any better, I pretty much follow what he posted above.
08-03-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 5,858
Posted By burnthesheep

My honest advice? If it bothers you and you have...

My honest advice? If it bothers you and you have someone waiting on you back home......give them a copy of your route and tell them "if you don't hear back from me by XX:XX......come looking".

My...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 15,300
Posted By burnthesheep

I think you can put inspirational bike quotes or...

I think you can put inspirational bike quotes or phrases on your products without going there. Just IMO. And opinions are like butt holes, everybody has one and it usually stinks.

I was giving...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 15,300
Posted By burnthesheep

I may soften my earlier opinion given the recent...

I may soften my earlier opinion given the recent Pantani watermelon quote showing up on the bidon.

Oh boy.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,135
Posted By burnthesheep

Assuming an infinite duration....I have to feel...

Assuming an infinite duration....I have to feel the speed at some point while suffering. Which is detrimental to carrying on a lot longer. Just the way Iím wired. I assume as I age this will...
08-01-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 23,495
Posted By burnthesheep

I would of course prefer to be wrong, but no...

I would of course prefer to be wrong, but no Lambie and no USA:

https://www.velonews.com/news/ashton-lambie-embraces-gravel-as-his-2020-olympic-plans-fall-short/
07-31-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 23,495
Posted By burnthesheep

Say Iím wrong, buy pretty much the same reason...

Say Iím wrong, buy pretty much the same reason the USMNT gets stomped by third world countries and canít even qualify for La Copa Mundial?

Just sounds familiar when you mention silver spoon and...
07-31-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 147,603
Posted By burnthesheep

I've tried tilting the entire assembly while...

I've tried tilting the entire assembly while waiting on some parts to come in. I had some time on hand so decided to shoot new video. I tried to measure fit coordinates the best possible by looking...
07-30-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 147,603
Posted By burnthesheep

This weekend (assuming we aren't in a civil war)...

This weekend (assuming we aren't in a civil war) I am going to the video tape. I've fixed everything and by my measurements am within the UCI box now. Even if I don't need to be.

I actually feel...
07-29-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,714
Posted By burnthesheep

It's a more complex topic than what it's being...

It's a more complex topic than what it's being reduced to.

Could we instead focus on updating the educational opportunities for our workforce so that we prepare them for more skilled work than the...
07-29-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,731
Posted By burnthesheep

Maybe I'm not that hip but I only carry a mini...

Maybe I'm not that hip but I only carry a mini pump in my jersey. No CO2. I bought one that has the removable flex hose and advertised to give good pressure if you have the arm strength.

I also...
07-29-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 835
Posted By burnthesheep

No matter the lever, keeping the tire in the rim...

No matter the lever, keeping the tire in the rim bed where you aren't currently working on it is key. Sometimes you think it is, but it isn't. Then I'll see that and fix it by putting it back in...
07-29-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 563
Posted By burnthesheep

You can adjust intensity down also. It sounds...

You can adjust intensity down also. It sounds absurd to say to ride even easier if already riding easy for a long ride....but it works within reasonable bounds.

Also, I know this is solo, but if...
07-28-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By burnthesheep

Given the advertised diversity that bike offers,...

Given the advertised diversity that bike offers, I'd run the 32 in either that you choose.

Looking at the prices online for that Trek Bontrager tire......I'd definitely go with the known option of...
07-28-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 23,495
Posted By burnthesheep

I might be misinterpreting his post, but I took...

I might be misinterpreting his post, but I took it as Phil did NOT choose the right parents. At least what I've read of Phil's book he claims many times to NOT have had a good feeling about having...
07-27-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 888
Posted By burnthesheep

Maybe nobody asked you? Rant? Bad mouth? Not...

Maybe nobody asked you? Rant? Bad mouth? Not to be mean, just saying to lower your expectations a bit for what you'll encounter when you bring something like that up.

Nobody said "get out of...
07-27-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5,054
Views: 288,083
Posted By burnthesheep

I asked the wife if I could go do Johnson City...

I asked the wife if I could go do Johnson City omnium, I was denied. If ever there was a race made for my physique. The road race and the TT both being a ton of uphill. A bit disappointed. I wish...
07-27-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,911
Posted By burnthesheep

Uhm, where that chart matters for what you're...

Uhm, where that chart matters for what you're trying to constantly peddle is at pressures above where most folks would run those tires anyway. The inversion in CRR (and divergence from the drum)...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,366
Posted By burnthesheep

I am not worthy.......here, for the uninitiated: ...

I am not worthy.......here, for the uninitiated:

https://pvcycling.wordpress.com/2017/03/18/let-it-be-or-the-legend-of-shirtless-keith/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4UCf4BZ8MA
Forum: Triathlon
07-26-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By burnthesheep

Honestly, most folks use STI's but adjust the...

Honestly, most folks use STI's but adjust the reach to be shorter. That gets rid of a bit of the awkward nature. It's a pretty common thing to do. You can get away with that because the way the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,366
Posted By burnthesheep

Shirtless Keith, that you?

Shirtless Keith, that you?
07-24-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15,192
Views: 863,121
Posted By burnthesheep

Free ride last night on Zwift. Did the Duchy...

Free ride last night on Zwift. Did the Duchy loop a few times. Hit it a touch uphill, super easy downhill.

This skinny boy got the sprint jersey yo. Woot!

There were a LOT of freaking...
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