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Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,019
Posted By burnthesheep

FWIW, unless a triathlon is really really hilly...

FWIW, unless a triathlon is really really hilly (like 100 feet per mile) then you're still better off on a TT or tri bike than road bike.

There's solid data to prove it and a GTN youtube video on...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 616
Posted By burnthesheep

You win! That's pretty good.

You win! That's pretty good.
03-26-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By burnthesheep

Well, when I was there I kept it to tourism...

Well, when I was there I kept it to tourism related to being in France when it wasn't about the bike.

I was there for about 3 weeks for work last July. Two weeks work, but I came early and left...
03-26-19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,119
Posted By burnthesheep

Sorry, I hadn't had my 2nd coffee of the day yet....

Sorry, I hadn't had my 2nd coffee of the day yet. I see it now, lol.
03-25-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,119
Posted By burnthesheep

Appreciate the link. I'll probably share with a...

Appreciate the link. I'll probably share with a few people.

We had a few folks in my group who didn't believe me when I asked them as roadies to stop chasing KOMs on the MUP trail in a 25mph...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18,319
Views: 3,549,907
Posted By burnthesheep

I have gotten so absolutely sick and tired of...

I have gotten so absolutely sick and tired of black marks on my leg and clothes and door handles and cleaning that crap up.

Today I bought:
-2x bags molten speed wax
-Mini crock pot cooker...
03-25-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 13,172
Views: 639,885
Posted By burnthesheep

170 tss gravel ride Saturday, 3 hours pretty much...

170 tss gravel ride Saturday, 3 hours pretty much on the dot. Tons of time in the SS range. A solid 14 minute PR effort on a segment, had to rest leaning on the bars after that one. Got the PR. ...
03-25-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,119
Posted By burnthesheep

Out with our 6 and 8 year old boys yesterday on...

Out with our 6 and 8 year old boys yesterday on the river MUP. More than one "paceline" went by. This is not a super straight super wide "bike interstate" in a metro area. It's a river walk. ...
03-22-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 785
Posted By burnthesheep

Drying? Leaf blower. Works the trick. Can wash...

Drying? Leaf blower. Works the trick. Can wash a bike and immediately lube/ride without waiting for it to dry. Particularly a gasser leaf blower.

Also, I'm about to own up to it and buy some...
03-22-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13,172
Views: 639,885
Posted By burnthesheep

I guess so. I'll just decide what I want for...

I guess so. I'll just decide what I want for that day and then put up or shut up and keep myself and others reasonably safe.

We seemed to be all over at times. Then in a line at times. It was...
03-22-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13,172
Views: 639,885
Posted By burnthesheep

I just want to make sure I'm doing the right...

I just want to make sure I'm doing the right thing and not screwing anything up. I can keep a line, hold a wheel, take a hole safely, corner at speed, etc....

I was told about who the folks...
03-22-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13,172
Views: 639,885
Posted By burnthesheep

Pardon the wrong post in the "new to racing"...

Pardon the wrong post in the "new to racing" thing. I guess I'm not totally new. I've done a taste of 4/5 racing and the local race sim ride. I still can learn though.

Story is.......

I went...
03-22-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 139,332
Posted By burnthesheep

I guess this belongs here. I went to a different...

I guess this belongs here. I went to a different hammer ride last night. Three of us (4/5's, 4/5's without a team) somehow made the "selection".

I've heard it over and over to ride with faster...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,041
Posted By burnthesheep

I agree. Or #4...

I agree. Or #4 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4) , the roads there are horrendous. At which point I'd give up on road and do gravel or mtb if it is that bad.
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Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 539
Posted By burnthesheep

Computrainer?

Computrainer?
03-20-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,298
Posted By burnthesheep

The link is me. I was farting around with...

The link is me.

I was farting around with the "new" to me TT build, a 2008 Felt DA. I'm not super strong, but just giving an idea of what your standard local yokel hammer ride racer boy wannabe...
03-20-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,298
Posted By burnthesheep

Here's a few typical false flat downhills and...

Here's a few typical false flat downhills and other TT bike training ride nonsense fun intervals......

This is a 54T oval ring and normal 11-28 in the back. The one segment I didn't get,...
03-19-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,289
Posted By burnthesheep

Me thinks you may not have ever looked online...

Me thinks you may not have ever looked online after some races at riders who DO post up on Strava. The NP figures and some of the power figures in known climbs/sectors are pretty staggering.

To...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 15,623
Posted By burnthesheep

My thing is that I feel we're already reaching...

My thing is that I feel we're already reaching saturation on most things new age in weight, stiffness, aero, tire CRR, ergonomics, e-bikes........for me it would have to be something to be a true...
03-18-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,483
Posted By burnthesheep

The number is whatever. My question...

The number is whatever.

My question is.........unless it was a draft-legal tri, why would they be on the tri bike on a group ride?

I post over on Slowtwitch and once asked this. The concept of...
03-18-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,298
Posted By burnthesheep

Oops. You’re right. Just trying to show a...

Oops. You’re right.

Just trying to show a reason people see huge front rings.
03-18-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,269
Posted By burnthesheep

Novo Nordisk. Charles Planet always seems to...

Novo Nordisk.

Charles Planet always seems to go in the break and go after some intermediate sprint points and does pretty well at that. One day watching them they had more than just him alone in...
03-18-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,298
Posted By burnthesheep

I mean, it exists for a reason to be sold. I...

I mean, it exists for a reason to be sold. I can't criticize what it would be used for if I don't even know, that's silly.

People use 60T front rings on normal TT bikes in flatter courses. ...
03-18-19, 07:14 AM
Replies: 13,172
Views: 639,885
Posted By burnthesheep

A short gym spin Friday, off Sat with lots of...

A short gym spin Friday, off Sat with lots of yard work, then 2 hrs alone Sunday on road.

The Sunday ride was a good one. Pretty steady tempo/SS, just a little threshold or higher stuff over the...
03-16-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 6,047
Posted By burnthesheep

Correct, to benefit from HIIT, meaning either VO2...

Correct, to benefit from HIIT, meaning either VO2 or threshold, you need probably a day off to build form (TSB).

Otherwise you’re going to miss your targets.

Now SS? All you can eat yo.
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