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04-06-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14,540
Views: 808,211
Posted By burnthesheep

Intensity week this week. So every other day and...

Intensity week this week. So every other day and lower overall load. Did enough good volume weeks with solid Z2 and some tempo/SS to build back to my pre-crash CTL. Woot!

I really want to get...
04-02-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,398
Posted By burnthesheep

Yah, cheaters. That height and weight is not...

Yah, cheaters. That height and weight is not possible.

Locally at 70kg I’m in the smaller 1/3 for sure. Not that small, but when I see anything lower 60’s for a dude (gotta see it to believe it).
04-01-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,293
Posted By burnthesheep

Well, for me and the wife, my "worlds" each week...

Well, for me and the wife, my "worlds" each week and her "camp gladiator" stuff being shut down kills the only social thing we had going out of the house.

I'm doing a long solo ride Thursday...
04-01-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 422
Posted By burnthesheep

The key is having a "trainer rear wheel", not the...

The key is having a "trainer rear wheel", not the tire. If you buy a trainer tire, but don't have a trainer dedicated wheel, you're wasting time swapping tires all the time. Which is silly.

Buy...
03-31-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 14,540
Views: 808,211
Posted By burnthesheep

Today felt great. Light switch great. Did the...

Today felt great. Light switch great. Did the KOM forward in Watopia then the tower. 230w AP for the hour, including descending. On the climb did some under over stuff for the 20ish minutes going...
03-31-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,688
Posted By burnthesheep

We couldn't have our fun, but God forbid that the...

We couldn't have our fun, but God forbid that the disease of e-bike discussions spreads beyond their subforum. Then it has to live on. Or some recumbent material spilling out of their subforum. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,278
Posted By burnthesheep

-The TT bike must be ridden in a manner to never...

-The TT bike must be ridden in a manner to never get passed by a drop bar bike, even if there is a group.

-When the bike is stopped and leaned up, big ring and a middle cog. Put it back in the...
03-26-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 775
Posted By burnthesheep

https://www.zwiftpower.com/profile.php?z=1346255 ...

https://www.zwiftpower.com/profile.php?z=1346255

Zwift Name: Stan Lemon (TT1 Pricks)
Zwift team: Team Type 1, family and friend's supporters
Race class: Technically B, but I often bump my...
03-25-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By burnthesheep

I got good advice that Zpower you can "ctrl-f"...

I got good advice that Zpower you can "ctrl-f" like any other website or document and search for "ride with" or something like that. Then, a lot of stuff comes up.

Durrrr. At least I've got it...
03-24-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,293
Posted By burnthesheep

Seeing your and the other's posts on here,...

Seeing your and the other's posts on here, definitely would have to have the "stay together function" turned on for me. Ya'll in a different league (well, certainly categories). :p
03-24-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,293
Posted By burnthesheep

Live streamed my Zwift on the team FB last night....

Live streamed my Zwift on the team FB last night. Finally, a couple folks say they'd like to group up next time. Since Zwift meetups allow "stay together" there's no reason to fear getting dropped....
03-23-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,293
Posted By burnthesheep

I think for now, the account is going private and...

I think for now, the account is going private and the "home ring" privacy diameter is going bigger.

I don't need some SJW (yes, I just said that as a big liberal) jumping on my Strava pretending...
03-23-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,293
Posted By burnthesheep

I'm with Cypress. To keep it short, I feel...

I'm with Cypress. To keep it short, I feel there's lots of other things that should also be banned if outdoor exercise is banned. Especially given those other things are possibly equal or more...
03-20-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,293
Posted By burnthesheep

Went on my first "road" ride yesterday since the...

Went on my first "road" ride yesterday since the crash. Still waiting on new tubes/tape for the HED's on the roadie. I bought strips too narrow and they didn't work.

So, rode the cross bike...
03-17-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 675
Posted By burnthesheep

For your shoes, I would probably go with a...

For your shoes, I would probably go with a tri-specific road shoe for 3-bolt assuming that's what your Specialized Transition is for. They're faster to get on/off than a true road shoe, and you...
03-16-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,293
Posted By burnthesheep

Base build efficient fat burn time! Some...

Base build efficient fat burn time!

Some fatty foods are super calorie dense.
03-13-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,688
Posted By burnthesheep

I wish Zwift would put more "kit" in the drop...

I wish Zwift would put more "kit" in the drop shop instead of only through levels. Keep some really sweet level up stuff to promote your business model of keeping folks online. But, c'mon. The...
03-13-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,416
Posted By burnthesheep

A pan flat beach town? Why not just go back...

A pan flat beach town? Why not just go back old-school and cruise in the golf cart instead?

Even in a wind, takes like all of 50w to leisurely explore a flat beach town.
03-13-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By burnthesheep

I've done it a few times. It's not super steep,...

I've done it a few times. It's not super steep, but super long. Issue is, there is actually a very small descent mid-way in the climb. So, the average gradient is NOT 4% in reality. It's a little...
03-10-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,688
Posted By burnthesheep

Hoping to head home with a direct drive trainer...

Hoping to head home with a direct drive trainer tonight, assuming the serial # matches up as a build date after the updates were made.

Been tired of pretending by gearing up/down.

I think...
03-05-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14,540
Views: 808,211
Posted By burnthesheep

First workout last night with the wife watching...

First workout last night with the wife watching and following the USAC concussion protocol for HR/power output. Tough to go that slow when you can still feel the fitness. Went great.
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03-04-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,654
Posted By burnthesheep

The solution is to not trust something somebody...

The solution is to not trust something somebody else did with an uknown of care.

The rim tape was crap. And, the front sat forever while letting out a lot more air for the same time as the rear. ...
03-02-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,798
Posted By burnthesheep

Pre race with teammate. He pulled so smooth that...

Pre race with teammate. He pulled so smooth that day. Perfectly getting us up front the whole time but not working. Also even hiding on the correct side of cross winds. He called the wife and took...
03-02-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,798
Posted By burnthesheep

Well everyone. Was 2nd wheel with 200 to go...

Well everyone. Was 2nd wheel with 200 to go about to destroy all. Wake up 15 seconds later after apparently going OTB and on my face for a dnf.

No idea what happened. Post mortem so far is bike...
02-25-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14,540
Views: 808,211
Posted By burnthesheep

Tried for new 8min PR. Failed. It's an erg...

Tried for new 8min PR. Failed. It's an erg bike. I made the mistake of going out of saddle at around 5min in and it ups the resistance to match the cadence to hold the power. But, when starting...
02-23-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 139,794
Posted By burnthesheep

Figured it out. The TT bike meter does read low....

Figured it out. The TT bike meter does read low. I did a trainer test back to back to another Stages meter and it does read 20 to 30w lower.

I made a chart and recorded power at 4 speeds on...
02-21-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14,540
Views: 808,211
Posted By burnthesheep

A single minute can matter a lot in workouts. I...

A single minute can matter a lot in workouts. I cut the rest duration on last week's "attack" pursuit style intervals down from 5min between each to 3min and 4min today with no break into sets. All...
02-20-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,688
Posted By burnthesheep

Yeah, and they genuinely don't know they do it. ...

Yeah, and they genuinely don't know they do it. So, there isn't any ill intent at all, but the learned behavior from growing up around someone is still there.

My wife has zero clue why anyone...
02-19-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,688
Posted By burnthesheep

The pro training numbers are just comical...

The pro training numbers are just comical compared to clubbies and fun racers.

Once you see and understand it, you can totally see why they can do what they can.

I can't fathom 3min at power...
02-19-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By burnthesheep

Gimmick. Also, lookup altitude sleep tents...

Gimmick.

Also, lookup altitude sleep tents instead if this is a serious thing you want to do.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,890
Posted By burnthesheep

I tried on a free set of pretty worn Q rings that...

I tried on a free set of pretty worn Q rings that came on my TT bike. I didn't keep them.

To me, it's always advertised that you have more use of your strength where needed and not where it's not...
02-19-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,481
Posted By burnthesheep

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pw-0pbY9JeU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pw-0pbY9JeU
02-19-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,985
Posted By burnthesheep

But "I have it on the best advice that they're,...

But "I have it on the best advice that they're, uhhmmmm, a really wonderful person who did a lot for cancer patients and uhhhmmmmm the punishment is just very unjust, unfair even"
02-18-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14,540
Views: 808,211
Posted By burnthesheep

Did the 1:1 at lunch again today at 400w on and...

Did the 1:1 at lunch again today at 400w on and 140w off. Did the first set for 5 reps, second set for a new PB of 7 reps. 12min total at 400w within 30min workout and 9min within 20min time.
...
02-18-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,975
Posted By burnthesheep

Shot. Not a doubt in my mind. This ****...

Shot. Not a doubt in my mind.

This **** doesn't happen this way in Europe, or the UK. The UK being the best example since they've got their fair shake of law breakers and violent criminals also....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,341
Posted By burnthesheep

Let me add a thought: It's not just about...

Let me add a thought:

It's not just about the bling or podium, sure. But my TT dq got me thinking. They made that a series with points and final prizes. Series is like 6 events. ...
02-16-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,006
Posted By burnthesheep

I look at the bike and rider together. I’m about...

I look at the bike and rider together. I’m about 80kg combined. Plenty small for me. Also, it’s flat enough weight doesn’t matter too much here. Power does.

In 4/5 there are lots of little...
02-14-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,006
Posted By burnthesheep

I reread the topic and wanted to jump in now: ...

I reread the topic and wanted to jump in now:

1. You don't have to ask this if you're in any road race in the states that matters that much. Your team will hand you a bike, and you will ride...
02-14-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,077
Posted By burnthesheep

Ever seen “Hot Fuzz”?

Ever seen “Hot Fuzz”?
02-13-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,077
Posted By burnthesheep

Dude, dispense with the wild ideas. It's called...

Dude, dispense with the wild ideas. It's called extenuating circumstances for a reason.

If there isn't a deer or medical issue.........mandatory minimums for any motor vehicle injury or death. ...
02-13-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 788
Posted By burnthesheep

This is some of the soul lost in the modern age...

This is some of the soul lost in the modern age of "nice bikes". Just phenomenal.
02-12-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14,540
Views: 808,211
Posted By burnthesheep

3hrs gravel Sat. 1:1 HIIT Monday with 10min...

3hrs gravel Sat. 1:1 HIIT Monday with 10min total at 400w in a 30min workout. Then yesterday.

Did 3 hrs yesterday in two workouts. A total of about 2hrs at an avg of 250w. Did the Watopia KOM...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,341
Posted By burnthesheep

I'm going to try to keep it non-political, but...

I'm going to try to keep it non-political, but along those lines, I think the book even mentions declining (overall) church membership also.

In modern US politics (modern being last 10 years), I...
02-10-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,688
Posted By burnthesheep

Mentioned this in the Road forum topic. For...

Mentioned this in the Road forum topic. For promoters and people interested in the decline of American "roadie" things.........https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bowling_Alone

I've read it, and it...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,341
Posted By burnthesheep

I tried to read this, but it got super redundant...

I tried to read this, but it got super redundant in making its point after 100 or 200 pages:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bowling_Alone

Basically a lot of statistics to back up perceived notions...
02-06-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,398
Posted By burnthesheep

This sounds like one of those fondo timed segment...

This sounds like one of those fondo timed segment deals like GFNS runs in Asheville.

Can you go as slow as you wish in the first part then do the TT? The GFNS series stuff only has a minimum...
02-05-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,654
Posted By burnthesheep

Fasttalk podcast hit the nail on the head for...

Fasttalk podcast hit the nail on the head for this one when it gave the example of the female UCI pro in a similar situation. Don't make something an A++ priority event. Have plenty of B and C. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,341
Posted By burnthesheep

Forest and trees, forest and trees. You're...

Forest and trees, forest and trees.

You're staring at the veins of a leaf on a tree. He's talking about the forest.

Either way, if both types didn't have their best purposes then Shimano...
02-05-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,654
Posted By burnthesheep

Haven't heard back, might not. I talked to...

Haven't heard back, might not. I talked to Topflight in PM a bit about it. I'l go ahead and post up.

Myself and a couple others at the weekend TT race went by the published route map. When I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,341
Posted By burnthesheep

Mmm. I've gotta answer it from two points of...

Mmm. I've gotta answer it from two points of view. One, road riding and clubs and more "fun" casual stuff. Two, road racing.

Our local clubs and weeknight/weekend rides are doing great. We're...
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