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02-20-20, 12:43 PM
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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...
02-20-20, 12:21 PM
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Views: 236,721
Posted By burnthesheep

This is really random, but does anybody know...

This is really random, but does anybody know anyone that has no clue that they don't speak with what most people would consider "normal inflections" to their speech? Or folks who do not have a knack...
02-19-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4,464
Views: 236,721
Posted By burnthesheep

I checked weather underground. Wind changed to...

I checked weather underground. Wind changed to be from the southeast around that time of day. Decent enough to matter. Basically right up the slope.

Other than dope, just a hunch the wind...
02-19-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4,464
Views: 236,721
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, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By burnthesheep

I'd say on the trainer, perhaps. Sometimes being...

I'd say on the trainer, perhaps. Sometimes being able to recruit another muscle for just 30 seconds will make it so you can get those extra precious seconds in a tough training zone during a set of...
02-19-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
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.
02-19-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,864
Posted By burnthesheep

Recent podcasts point to some modest use of HIIT...

Recent podcasts point to some modest use of HIIT being good to improve insulin sensitivity when paired properly with rest and recovery.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 917
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, 07:49 AM
Replies: 14,306
Views: 790,656
Posted By burnthesheep

From that, I share with my wife the love of good...

From that, I share with my wife the love of good rest. She doesn't do endurance sport, but we get our proper time in.

I feel like my sleep hours are superior to others I ride with and despite...
02-19-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 444
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: 11
Views: 585
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: 14,306
Views: 790,656
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: 108
Views: 3,918
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: 5,675
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: 3,520
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...
02-15-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By burnthesheep

Yeah, I'd rather not become an angry depressed...

Yeah, I'd rather not become an angry depressed basket case that starts losing power on the bike.

I think I still have a few areas I could improve eating. Biggest disappointment is that outside of...
02-15-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 704
Views: 136,334
Posted By burnthesheep

So, year to year 2019 to 2020 for about a 10mi...

So, year to year 2019 to 2020 for about a 10mi event my TT power is either identical or even 5w lower for live events. In 2019 I rarely trained on the TT bike. For the 2020 event I did a 2 month...
02-15-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By burnthesheep

Type of training block for weight, hold power

Been doing some race specific blocks of work the past couple months. A TT and a RR.

After my RR I have some time to play with.

I want to drop and hold about 2.5kg less.

I tracked my...
02-14-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,520
Posted By burnthesheep

My chip time for 102mi and 12500 ft was about 8...

My chip time for 102mi and 12500 ft was about 8 hrs including 30min for a flat. Lost the spare reaching for food earlier and got darn lucky a nice person have a spare. Meaning I rode about 60mi...
Forum: Triathlon
02-14-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,250
Posted By burnthesheep

Only ever riding can give some muscle imbalances...

Only ever riding can give some muscle imbalances that may ultimately cause downtime off the bike. I run to try to keep myself generically "fit". I'm not a pro cyclist. Not even elite amatuer. I...
02-14-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,520
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, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By burnthesheep

If you're really worried about it, you can do...

If you're really worried about it, you can do trainer rides in a smaller room with the heat on for your "easy" rides in Z1 recovery or Z2. The adaptation to heat stress is more blood plasma volume. ...
02-14-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,579
Posted By burnthesheep

Ever seen “Hot Fuzz”?

Ever seen “Hot Fuzz”?
02-13-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,579
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, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14,306
Views: 790,656
Posted By burnthesheep

Road attacks workout today. Hit it for 1min Z6...

Road attacks workout today. Hit it for 1min Z6 then hold upper Z4 lower Z5 (8min power) for 4min. Do this 4x with 5min rest.

Owwwwie.
02-13-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 529
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, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14,306
Views: 790,656
Posted By burnthesheep

I would assume all of it is hard if doing it...

I would assume all of it is hard if doing it right!

I guess the 3k is why perhaps pursuit interval time for a workout is often 4min?

Wish I could try pursuit. Seems up my alley.

I...
02-12-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14,306
Views: 790,656
Posted By burnthesheep

Dumb question on my part.........isn't there a 4k...

Dumb question on my part.........isn't there a 4k IP in there somewhere?
02-12-20, 08:05 AM
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Views: 790,656
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: 5,675
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, 12:22 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,404
Posted By burnthesheep

But somehow car manufacturers list curb weight.

But somehow car manufacturers list curb weight.
02-10-20, 08:17 AM
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Views: 236,721
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: 5,675
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...
02-07-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 744
Posted By burnthesheep

See my other posts.........it's still ignoring...

See my other posts.........it's still ignoring physiology that's very unique person to person.

If you Zwift, fatigue yourself then do the daily or weekly Bologna TT on the gravel bike. It's the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,675
Posted By burnthesheep

Thanks. That is a great insight from somebody...

Thanks. That is a great insight from somebody with lots more experience than I have at all.

Anybody have opinions or insight on whether this works out this way abroad in Europe? Everytime I read...
02-06-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 744
Posted By burnthesheep

Not surprised. I agree with that math. The...

Not surprised. I agree with that math.

The physiology of trying that can be different per person though.

Depends on their power duration curve.
02-06-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 744
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: 12
Views: 622
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: 5,675
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: 12
Views: 622
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: 5,675
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...
02-04-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,741
Posted By burnthesheep

They don't, even cops roll red lights and stop...

They don't, even cops roll red lights and stop signs. What's new about that?

Around here cops are 100% in tune to speeders and drunks. Almost zero focus on reds and the other petty stuff. The...
02-04-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 575
Posted By burnthesheep

You are a real cyclist!

You are a real cyclist!
02-03-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By burnthesheep

Yup. Totally get it. I won’t let it keep me...

Yup. Totally get it. I won’t let it keep me from doing what I enjoy doing. But, I can always exercise choice.

It will probably take a day or so to hear back, but based on when I posted there’s...
02-03-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By burnthesheep

More updates later, but I'm absolutely incensed...

More updates later, but I'm absolutely incensed about something that happened racing this weekend. After everyone has their story/say, I'll post up.

I've kept it professional and factual, but I'm...
01-31-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 704
Views: 136,334
Posted By burnthesheep

For the previous poster, to get at what Hermes...

For the previous poster, to get at what Hermes said..........it has taken me about two months to finally get within a much nicer % of my road bike power on my TT bike. A few months of mostly TT...
01-31-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By burnthesheep

Gotcha, with the cover it's a bit of a non issue....

Gotcha, with the cover it's a bit of a non issue.

170 is a good length. I'm 5' 10" and went with 165's on the TT bike.

I'm asking/posting some of this as filler talk so you can get up to your...
01-31-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By burnthesheep

Is that you in the Poc Tempor helmet? Those...

Is that you in the Poc Tempor helmet? Those things have come back into vogue when Huub went with them. When I was hunting for a newer helmet, I couldn't sniff a Tempor anywhere. I got a steal on a...
01-30-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By burnthesheep

FWIW I did a Chung test recently testing for CRR...

FWIW I did a Chung test recently testing for CRR and holding aero constant and got a combo of a rear 25mm gp5000 and latex with a front Vittoria pista in tiny 19mm below .004 on just the standard...
01-30-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By burnthesheep

I referred him here in case some of our resident...

I referred him here in case some of our resident trackies were interested.
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