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08-04-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 147,142
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: 15,161
Views: 858,990
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: 16
Views: 404
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: 114
Views: 1,517
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: 292
Views: 11,934
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: 292
Views: 11,934
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: 23
Views: 763
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: 183
Views: 21,462
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: 183
Views: 21,462
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: 735
Views: 147,142
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: 735
Views: 147,142
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: 55
Views: 2,045
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: 76
Views: 2,702
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: 723
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: 510
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: 343
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: 183
Views: 21,462
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: 831
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: 5,037
Views: 284,710
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: 149
Views: 6,034
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: 1,241
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: 417
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: 1,241
Posted By burnthesheep

Shirtless Keith, that you?

Shirtless Keith, that you?
07-24-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15,161
Views: 858,990
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...
07-24-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 21,462
Posted By burnthesheep

1. Train for crits by simply riding as hard as...

1. Train for crits by simply riding as hard as you can for 30min at a time? That sounds more like time trial intervals. The effort duration and energy system in the body is a bit different. Ask...
07-23-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,034
Posted By burnthesheep

Use what you just posted to try to explain why I...

Use what you just posted to try to explain why I should run a GP5000 clincher latex instead of a CS TL in a time trial.

You canít do it.

A test like the drum provides a consistent set of...
07-23-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 21,462
Posted By burnthesheep

Ohhhhh, I never considered that. Ha ha! That...

Ohhhhh, I never considered that. Ha ha! That would be a fail!

I guess you could move over to the far sides of the lanes where there's less of that stuff. But then you'd be riding in the tire...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 9,968
Posted By burnthesheep

How much touching? ...

How much touching?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MImtU1u_21I

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7-b6KM9nV4
07-23-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,034
Posted By burnthesheep

If only there was a website that independently...

If only there was a website that independently tested tires and had a pretty good size database of them with CRR/wattage data at different pressures? Hmmm.
07-23-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15,161
Views: 858,990
Posted By burnthesheep

Agreed. I'm going to finalize my setup for my...

Agreed. I'm going to finalize my setup for my bikes then toss them all on the Kickr. Then run it in ERG at like 150, 200, and 300w and note the difference for each meter. Not super scientific, but...
07-23-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 21,462
Posted By burnthesheep

Probably overcooked it in the first part of the...

Probably overcooked it in the first part of the race.

I wouldn't do it, as it's rude to take up too much track time waiting on our slow pokes........but a car person I knew had a connection to a...
07-23-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 15,161
Views: 858,990
Posted By burnthesheep

Last night I did a Zwift VO workout. I think I...

Last night I did a Zwift VO workout. I think I was 100 to 105 rpm during each rep. Overall, I got the time in at the zone. However, it made me think the Powertap hub on the exercise bike in the...
07-23-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 21,462
Posted By burnthesheep

I really really hope this isn't the Houston alley...

I really really hope this isn't the Houston alley catting or racing he's referring to:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=33cdZGNhxio
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lHGnlsZ7oTM

I'll give it an...
07-23-20, 05:09 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,581
Posted By burnthesheep

Any links to these epic rides? Sounds amazing!

Any links to these epic rides? Sounds amazing!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,934
Posted By burnthesheep

Ok, explain how you don't want to be a part of...

Ok, explain how you don't want to be a part of that group of individuals or find that offensive.

If we go for race or another protected (or even non protected 'class'), be prepared to demonize the...
07-22-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 905
Posted By burnthesheep

Commuting distance over time. Touring distance...

Commuting distance over time. Touring distance over time. Those are things that a couple mph stretched over a year of commuting or several long days in the saddle on vacation could make a tangible...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,934
Posted By burnthesheep

So, what image are they going for exactly? ...

So, what image are they going for exactly? Please provide some screenshots of adverts or product descriptions in which you feel slighted by the wrong image.

To be fair, instead of assuming, I...
07-21-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5,037
Views: 284,710
Posted By burnthesheep

Kinda bummed. Thought I had avoided a purchase...

Kinda bummed. Thought I had avoided a purchase by using the included Quarq crankset. Wrong wrong wrong. I had incorrectly used a spacer and it somehow worked for one ride, then came loose and...
07-21-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,306
Posted By burnthesheep

I see so often also people "race" to the red...

I see so often also people "race" to the red light. It just turned red and won't change in the next 20 seconds. But, it's a race to jockey for space then slaaaaammmmm on brakes.

Then I'm that...
07-21-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By burnthesheep

Typical BF comment. Gee, thanks. Either...

Typical BF comment. Gee, thanks.

Either way, I dug and dug and dug and the included crankset spindle was too short. I found a picture where someone measured both. I couldn't measure the other...
07-21-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By burnthesheep

Quarq chainline problem, need help

First, I have emailed Quarq in case it is an issue with the parts I have purchased and they say "hey idiot, you bought the wrong item".

I'm posting here in case it is an overall compatibility...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,001
Posted By burnthesheep

Topics like these don't need to be a race to the...

Topics like these don't need to be a race to the bottom.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,080
Posted By burnthesheep

Denmark and Alsace Lorraine France. Hands down...

Denmark and Alsace Lorraine France. Hands down the most pleasurable experience on a bicycle.

Also, in the US people give "rednecks" a hard time.........I've had more trouble in town with the...
07-20-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15,161
Views: 858,990
Posted By burnthesheep

70mi on Saturday. Left at 6:15 from the house. I...

70mi on Saturday. Left at 6:15 from the house. I was within 15mi of home late in the ride seeing poor souls headed out the other direction.

Never again dairy before one of those rides. Mistake.
...
07-20-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,872
Posted By burnthesheep

I changed my mind when riding in France on my...

I changed my mind when riding in France on my weekend off from work. I was on my cross bike on gators and a 1x setup. I made it fine up the mountain. I passed a bloke on the way up one climb who was...
07-19-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By burnthesheep

Just check ahead of time that the parkway or park...

Just check ahead of time that the parkway or park hasn't closed the entrance at the bottom of the final climb off the parkway to the top. Sometimes they have during pandemic times for some odd...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By burnthesheep

This was what I was waiting for with Strava. You...

This was what I was waiting for with Strava. You can filter results by weight and club or date.........I'd just prefer the ability for a club to have their own segments.

I know there is a very...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,883
Posted By burnthesheep

Pauses in segments is impractical and unnecessary...

Pauses in segments is impractical and unnecessary IMO. The driving home and forgetting the gps thing is super common. Especially segments near parking areas for recreation.

I once got a couple...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By burnthesheep

Not sure how that one is, but here locally it was...

Not sure how that one is, but here locally it was recommended to do a standing start at some distance short of the segment start. This way, you start far enough from the segment start to "get credit"...
07-17-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,638
Posted By burnthesheep

Something along the lines of "troll me once,...

Something along the lines of "troll me once, shame on you; troll me twice, shame on me; troll me thrice, get banned"
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