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12-03-21, 06:52 PM
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Posted By burnthesheep

Moderate Z2 metric century on the road bike. ...

Moderate Z2 metric century on the road bike. Given the slower speed and more elevation, more time. So more KJ's and more TSS. Did fine on two bottles and a decent lunch before. Almost shed a tear...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 965
Posted By burnthesheep

The race bike.........yup, 30t capacity RD cage. ...

The race bike.........yup, 30t capacity RD cage. But they fit the fancy larger tooth count jockey wheels if you believe such things reduce friction. Without changing the RD cage. I just liked the...
12-03-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 603
Posted By burnthesheep

Just to pile on...................Did my 2nd...

Just to pile on...................Did my 2nd metric century this week. Nothing fancy. Just off season volume.

I almost shed a tear arriving at my fave brewery at mile 60. Arrived at 2:15, don't...
12-02-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 603
Posted By burnthesheep

FWIW, I was headed out for a lunch ride on this...

FWIW, I was headed out for a lunch ride on this great warm day just now. Someone stopped me and said "donut?". I thought about it, and they said "you'll burn it in 10min anyway".

I ate it and...
12-02-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16,681
Views: 1,072,379
Posted By burnthesheep

Downed a single Krispy Kreme glazed original and...

Downed a single Krispy Kreme glazed original and then hit a 40k lunch spin. 65 deg. Niiice. Donned the short sleeve San Remo and did sweetspot. Almost hit an hour 40k, just too many stops along...
12-02-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 603
Posted By burnthesheep

The social media influencer Gaimon eats tons of...

The social media influencer Gaimon eats tons of cookies and can steal KOM's from pros. I think you're good.
12-02-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 339
Posted By burnthesheep

I feel it's all about the levels. The drops...

I feel it's all about the levels. The drops come, but then you can never seem to be able to buy what you "really" want.

Like, disc wheel for the TT bike in Zwift. The level is silly high for...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 965
Posted By burnthesheep

Not to mention the training benefits of being...

Not to mention the training benefits of being able to ride more varied terrain more comfortably by being able to run a larger rear cluster with the GS.

FWIW, the older stuff like 6800 only really...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2,654
Views: 414,894
Posted By burnthesheep

Cross-windy sailboat steering kind of ride...

Cross-windy sailboat steering kind of ride day.....
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12-01-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16,681
Views: 1,072,379
Posted By burnthesheep

Almost 3 hours at 210w on the TT bike. Geez. ...

Almost 3 hours at 210w on the TT bike. Geez. Enough! Good Z2 heart rate the whole time. Only a hair of drift late into session as I didn't choose to eat/drink the last extra and kept at it the...
11-30-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 441,396
Posted By burnthesheep

I've bought stuff plenty of times from euro based...

I've bought stuff plenty of times from euro based sellers of an item and paid reasonable shipping, like $15 or something.

Why do so many though have flat rate 50 euro or so shipping fees? ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,140
Posted By burnthesheep

Setback seatposts might do that. Take a stick or...

Setback seatposts might do that. Take a stick or rod or measuring stick and run it vertical through the center of the bottom bracket upwards. Then see how far the saddle is rearward from that. ...
11-28-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 441,396
Posted By burnthesheep

What was the Black Friday damage? Happy, proud,...

What was the Black Friday damage? Happy, proud, eagerly awaiting deliveries?

I’m embarrassed. :twitchy:

But will sell old stuff if necessary to soften the blow.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,140
Posted By burnthesheep

Two schools of thought on this one. One is to...

Two schools of thought on this one. One is to keep the fit aero and train into the fit over time. The other is to relax the fit to less aero and then work your way tighter and tighter over time.
...
11-25-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 899
Views: 188,262
Posted By burnthesheep

Found a lap loop for Notio laps with almost zero...

Found a lap loop for Notio laps with almost zero lap to lap CdA variation even with wind.

So ordered some UCI custom extensions with adjustable tilt, toe angle, extend distance. Also ordered the...
11-21-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 16,681
Views: 1,072,379
Posted By burnthesheep

That time of year. Weight is up. Womp womp. ...

That time of year. Weight is up. Womp womp. But, power is as well. Run pace is PR's also. Been doing a combined 500 TSS a week for 5 weeks of run/bike. With a ratio of a bit more bike.

I...
11-21-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 656
Posted By burnthesheep

Tires. If you own a cyclocross bike, ride that...

Tires. If you own a cyclocross bike, ride that instead. You're down 30w or more immediately over some 25mm GP5000's and modestly aero wheels. Add then the aero loss of riding in a more upright...
11-15-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,658
Posted By burnthesheep

Use of ignore functions is something to properly...

Use of ignore functions is something to properly mention in this topic.

However, aside from ignoring folks you find annoying, search results will appear in major search engines for BF topics...
11-15-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 441,396
Posted By burnthesheep

I made someone laugh out loud while I was riding...

I made someone laugh out loud while I was riding the TT bike Sunday. Been hunting if an out/back suitable for testing exists by the house (looking like a solid NO). On one out/back I see a guy on...
Forum: Triathlon
11-15-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By burnthesheep

It is by no means an excuse to not be equally as...

It is by no means an excuse to not be equally as careful as I was before, but once I got my Garmin Varia radar this changed for me. Years back before owning it, on the TT bike that was me. It had...
Forum: Triathlon
11-13-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By burnthesheep

With STI's not sure. Back in the day there were...

With STI's not sure. Back in the day there were bar top brake levers for while climbing or something I thought, a dual set. But you could mount normal base bar brake levers in the ends of the...
11-10-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16,681
Views: 1,072,379
Posted By burnthesheep

Lovely day to hooky lunch for a little ride. ...

Lovely day to hooky lunch for a little ride. Tried to learn to use the Garmin with the Notio, forgot speed sensor. Should have worked but somehow didn't default to gps for speed, so no CdA. Womp...
11-10-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 441,396
Posted By burnthesheep

I hear ya. This is why even though running is a...

I hear ya. This is why even though running is a far #2 to riding, I am going to make it out to the run meetup versus the TT with daylight savings darkness. It's a great group and it's good to see...
11-10-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 441,396
Posted By burnthesheep

Sometimes folks say things in passing that catch...

Sometimes folks say things in passing that catch you off guard when you think back to it.

I'm hoping there's nothing to it.

Guy that organizes the little club run TT's handed me some TT tires...
11-09-21, 12:35 PM
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Posted By burnthesheep

4x400 run at lunch yesterday at 5:45/mi and rest...

4x400 run at lunch yesterday at 5:45/mi and rest at 10:30/mi. Club run tonight. The TT club runs in the off season instead of ride together once it is dark. I'll do that every other week. Then...
11-07-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,408
Posted By burnthesheep

Lots of “compensation” happening in this topic,...

Lots of “compensation” happening in this topic, wow.

Anyway, I doubt they are rubbing elbows in turns. A flat bar in a really aggressive ride could hook a drop bar. But in this instance...
11-07-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 441,396
Posted By burnthesheep

Had to swap one 12 year old tv stored in shed for...

Had to swap one 12 year old tv stored in shed for other. One that had fallen died. Other one up now.

I over heated the room yesterday. I got it to 65 before workout and forgot total heating is...
11-05-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16,681
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Posted By burnthesheep

Tuesday night was last club run TT of the year...

Tuesday night was last club run TT of the year due to the time changing.

I had a good amount of fatigue from picking up running and gathering back some volume after the end of local cross racing...
11-05-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,203
Posted By burnthesheep

I hope we have Christmas Cross this year again. ...

I hope we have Christmas Cross this year again. Always a blast. Beer, cocoa, hot dog handouts mid lap......costumes.......etc....

I have a time trial skinsuit I got super cheap from Nopinz that...
11-02-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 441,396
Posted By burnthesheep

Moved the trainer stuff to the patio. I got...

Moved the trainer stuff to the patio. I got greedy trying it out and instead of waiting on the tv mount from Amazon tomorrow hung it. I had it in the shed stored with some cable ties through a...
11-02-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 16,681
Views: 1,072,379
Posted By burnthesheep

Tried a Z ride to try out my moved trainer setup....

Tried a Z ride to try out my moved trainer setup. HR was in the toilet despite averaging ftp up the KOM climb that is like 20-ish minutes. RPE was up. The running probably affecting it somehow. I...
11-01-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 441,396
Posted By burnthesheep

Had to fix a few leaks on my install. Freaking...

Had to fix a few leaks on my install. Freaking rain decides to blow at 20mph wind right on the wall of patio windows I put in and found some weaknesses. Just going to maybe accept it since all is...
10-31-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16,681
Views: 1,072,379
Posted By burnthesheep

Good week of volume, run and bike. Off season...

Good week of volume, run and bike. Off season stuff.

I recently got that 530 for the Notio so set that up. Didn't use the Notio as it was a hilly ride. Also a deal on a Vivoactive watch. Both...
10-27-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,451
Posted By burnthesheep

I sent you a private message. My #1 advice is...

I sent you a private message. My #1 advice is to move over to Slowtwitch for this conversation and ignore the Bikeforums troll factory. Despite the few good posts here and there. The signal/noise...
10-26-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 16,728
Posted By burnthesheep

I can't take that response seriously. Sorry. ...

I can't take that response seriously. Sorry. "Oh, I'm doing this and you can't" and "I'm doing it due to injury/illness". Right.........
10-26-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 16,728
Posted By burnthesheep

But in a few posts down you counter a guy in this...

But in a few posts down you counter a guy in this topic saying you self elect to do this cadence thing now due to a personal health condition. Quote "I'm not really in the mood to experiment with a...
10-26-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 582
Posted By burnthesheep

It takes paid Strava to do, but I setup private...

It takes paid Strava to do, but I setup private segments along routes I do a lot to track the speed stuff better. I know where the stops/pauses are. Overall route average doesn't interest me due to...
10-26-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 441,396
Posted By burnthesheep

I get that opinions are like a-holes, everyone...

I get that opinions are like a-holes, everyone has one and it often stinks. And that I'm also often wrong. But dang, the rest of BF can be a troll fred-fest dumpster fire sometimes. It's one thing...
10-25-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 16,728
Posted By burnthesheep

Fair for converting 60 to 40. But my personal...

Fair for converting 60 to 40. But my personal opinion is that since this is BF, you can’t discount folks posting stuff like LDL just to rattle the cage.

Get is to argue the outlier for fun...
10-25-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 16,728
Posted By burnthesheep

The math was wrong (looked at wrong row in...

The math was wrong (looked at wrong row in sheet), but you effectively proved my point in the yellow I changed in your quote.

I'm not arguing you can't have any range you want, I'm arguing the...
10-25-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 16,728
Posted By burnthesheep

Same ground speed: 1rpm change at 60rpm in...

Same ground speed:
1rpm change at 60rpm in 53/11 is about 0.6 mph
1rpm change at 92rpm in 50/16 is about 0.25 mph

That's just how gearing works.
10-25-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 16,728
Posted By burnthesheep

There is one thing about this though..........in...

There is one thing about this though..........in both bikes and running, cadence tends towards some kind of "norm" or bell curve if you will of folks who cycle or run "really well".

Having the...
10-25-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,049
Posted By burnthesheep

That's close to area I roll often. I hate losing...

That's close to area I roll often. I hate losing ride time driving places since I have kids, but I make it up that way often. With more time I go longer on the piece out to the marina and back...
10-25-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 899
Views: 188,262
Posted By burnthesheep

Now I need to see if it works as I hope, but...

Now I need to see if it works as I hope, but tired of the crap app from Notio as it wasn't really meant to be super fancy. I got a refurb Garmin 530 so I can just load the data to GC from that and...
10-24-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 441,396
Posted By burnthesheep

Last lexan up. Windows caulked. Expandable foam...

Last lexan up. Windows caulked. Expandable foam in all big gaps. Last flooring in. Disassembled patio couches to rearrange. Lamp and heater in. Spiders evicted. However small cute they were.
...
10-22-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 899
Views: 188,262
Posted By burnthesheep

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10-22-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6,680
Views: 441,396
Posted By burnthesheep

How crooked does a doc need to be to prescribe...

How crooked does a doc need to be to prescribe this stuff for athletic performance? Wouldn't this pretty much be against the law in France and most of Europe?

Even if not on the dope list yet,...
10-22-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16,681
Views: 1,072,379
Posted By burnthesheep

They fixed it apparently around 10pm last night. ...

They fixed it apparently around 10pm last night. I tried to hop on at 7pm.

I'll try it tonight even if I don't ride, just to make sure.
10-22-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16,681
Views: 1,072,379
Posted By burnthesheep

Screwed by the Zwift update last night like a lot...

Screwed by the Zwift update last night like a lot of other Mac computer owners. So had to go run. They acknowledge their screwup and claim to be working on it.

Ughhh. I don't like riding alone...
10-21-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 16,728
Posted By burnthesheep

Lots of folks look at it only from scaling body...

Lots of folks look at it only from scaling body dimensions and not consequences like hip angle.

Hip angle can affect power output.
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