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10-27-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 598
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: 361
Views: 12,210
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: 361
Views: 12,210
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: 306
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: 6,612
Views: 427,365
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: 361
Views: 12,210
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: 361
Views: 12,210
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: 361
Views: 12,210
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: 361
Views: 12,210
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: 79
Views: 1,438
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: 898
Views: 184,270
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: 6,612
Views: 427,365
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: 898
Views: 184,270
Posted By burnthesheep

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51620143785_9d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51620143785_9dd55a49e7_z.jpg
10-22-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6,612
Views: 427,365
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: 16,629
Views: 1,054,760
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: 16,629
Views: 1,054,760
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: 361
Views: 12,210
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.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 894
Posted By burnthesheep

295w target power, 1.16 kg/m3, .0035 crr, .218...

295w target power, 1.16 kg/m3, .0035 crr, .218 CdA, 10mi TT, pan flat, .98 drivetrain loss:
100%, minus 5%, minus 20%: 45.45 kph vs 44.60 kph vs 41.90 kph

200w target power, 1.16 kg/m3, .0035...
10-20-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 14,214
Posted By burnthesheep

Update from the last cx race, myself and a few...

Update from the last cx race, myself and a few others got poison ivy. They ran the tape right by a bush with it in it apparently. We'd smack the bush taking the line every lap.

Greaaaaaat.
...
10-20-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 12,210
Posted By burnthesheep

Last night was repeats on our group hill loop. ...

Last night was repeats on our group hill loop. Gentle 2% grade up/back for a mile. The 56/42 combo was key to maximum smiles on the TT bike. So, 56/42 and 11-30 for the TT bike is 'just' right...
10-19-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 384
Posted By burnthesheep

Silca valve extenders are the answer. I got...

Silca valve extenders are the answer. I got tired of being crippled to specific tubes with permanent length valves on them. I played that game a while and got bitten when I double flatted and had...
10-19-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6,612
Views: 427,365
Posted By burnthesheep

Door went up. That storm door looks good and...

Door went up. That storm door looks good and seals room up nice but man was it a royal PIA to install. Drill this, try that, attach that.

I bought some of that vinyl interlock flooring. That'll...
10-18-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 14,214
Posted By burnthesheep

Top 10 cx Sunday. Would have done better but no...

Top 10 cx Sunday. Would have done better but no callup and then guy went down right in front of me up a muddy bit and lost time.

We have a pretty competitive region for cross. Given that, I...
10-16-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6,612
Views: 427,365
Posted By burnthesheep

Only door left of phase 1. Windows up in 2...

Only door left of phase 1. Windows up in 2 hours. Patio windows are easy!

Will buy flooring this week and install. With the patio couches still in there it will fit trainer behind couch and the...
10-16-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6,612
Views: 427,365
Posted By burnthesheep

Bought "phase 1" today. The storm windows and...

Bought "phase 1" today. The storm windows and door. Maybe install windows this afternoon.

This phase can be totally useful/nice for use by all in family. Not just a bike trainer in the corner.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,252
Posted By burnthesheep

I guess I confused "used by" and "designed for". ...

I guess I confused "used by" and "designed for". Lol.

I concede you are likely correct, anyone with a wallet and need for speed might be onto it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,252
Posted By burnthesheep

Lots of this has to do with keeping the tire...

Lots of this has to do with keeping the tire sizes aero matched to the wheels they'd be run on. Folks running this tire aren't exactly 100kg dudes trying to make the front group of the B-group...
10-15-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,856
Posted By burnthesheep

I'm interested in this as well as a way to get...

I'm interested in this as well as a way to get away with upgrading the cross bike. Kinda sick of how it is setup now.

I could see it working. I run a 50/34 on my cross bike and use it for gravel...
10-15-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,661
Posted By burnthesheep

-ABS is in the works already, should be norm on...

-ABS is in the works already, should be norm on hydro discs within 15 years

-Shimano keeps trickling Di2 a bit more. I feel electronic shifting to facilitate at least cheaper bike assembly and...
10-15-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 16,629
Views: 1,054,760
Posted By burnthesheep

Probably last "full kit" TT roll for 2021. I...

Probably last "full kit" TT roll for 2021. I went at lunch, under fueled, to try a 10mi lunge for a PR for the year. I got it by a good bit, great watts per speed, but bad watts. Not fueled. Just...
10-13-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 898
Views: 184,270
Posted By burnthesheep

I need to do a better job logging equipment and...

I need to do a better job logging equipment and wind conditions per what run I made. Strava or whatever. Last night's little club run, the Devil's run (6.66 miles), I was 5 sec faster on a slower...
10-11-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6,612
Views: 427,365
Posted By burnthesheep

Dude, you just inspired me. We have a...

Dude, you just inspired me.

We have a screened in patio where they extended the roof of the actual house. But the door to it is from outdoors. So outside, down the steps, over, up, in.

I...
10-11-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By burnthesheep

I think I'll spend a training night to go scope...

I think I'll spend a training night to go scope it out.

I'll try to grab a video if I do. Going to be some sticks and things to cleanup for sure.
10-10-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By burnthesheep

"Bandit" cross course setup?

I live in an undisclosed location near a park with a lake, greenway, open grassy fields, a greenway that runs beside a creek with wide dirt/rock shoulders, and even an existing accepted kind of...
10-09-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6,612
Views: 427,365
Posted By burnthesheep

Got my point. 21 of 36? Whatever. No callup so...

Got my point. 21 of 36? Whatever. No callup so got dropped way off at the first logjam at the mud pit.

No joke. They dug a 3 foot deep hole in the course. And it rained 6 inches in 12 hours. ...
10-09-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6,612
Views: 427,365
Posted By burnthesheep

2 hours till pig stye time. It has rained 4...

2 hours till pig stye time. It has rained 4 inches in 12 hours.

Packing a gallon jug of water and two towels.

Just plan to plod along and enjoy the sounds of cowbell. Lol. And probably jog a...
Forum: Triathlon
10-05-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By burnthesheep

Questions first: 1. What kind of triathlon?...

Questions first:

1. What kind of triathlon? Draft legal UTI? Non draft legal? Long course (70.3 or 140.6)?
2. Ever had a bike fit?

Comments next:

1. That bike ain't nowhere near worth...
10-04-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,495
Posted By burnthesheep

Note the ratio of bike vs run distance in a...

Note the ratio of bike vs run distance in a triathlon...........112 vs 26.2............is roughly equal to 4x. Well four and some change. Also, the ratio doesn't hold for time. Time wise most...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,083
Posted By burnthesheep

It's tough to argue that a race ready TT position...

It's tough to argue that a race ready TT position for a 25mi distance or shorter will be setup equally as comfortable as a long course triathlon setup where one must also run afterwards.

Not...
10-03-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 16,629
Views: 1,054,760
Posted By burnthesheep

They show the winning pro crashing in races to go...

They show the winning pro crashing in races to go "see, it's normal in cross!". What they don't tell you is that they were ahead over a minute at the time, lol. Oh, and their race is like twice as...
10-03-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 184,270
Posted By burnthesheep

Are all the pro TT setups really with the...

Are all the pro TT setups really with the extensions level or under the saddle height?

Looking at some there ain’t no way it is. Unless it is a photo illusion.

What about aged riders who run...
10-01-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 184,270
Posted By burnthesheep

Initial Notio testing comments: -Best case...

Initial Notio testing comments:

-Best case resolution is probably going to be about .005.

-The algorithms don't seem to like unpredictable elevation or accel/decel. Meaning, your road surface...
10-01-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16,629
Views: 1,054,760
Posted By burnthesheep

Mental break from cross practice to enjoy good TT...

Mental break from cross practice to enjoy good TT bike weather. Did some Notio testing during workouts to learn the data to start really chipping away at gains.

Did a 10mi effort, not the...
09-28-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By burnthesheep

I'm only really interested in UCI recognized...

I'm only really interested in UCI recognized records in this kind of case (however much it pains me to side with the UCI).

Once you get into velomobiles and drag racecar drafting on desert salt...
09-27-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,495
Posted By burnthesheep

Also folks should lookup the term “running...

Also folks should lookup the term “running economy”. Noobs burn tons running as they usually run in too fast of a training zone and also have poor form contributing to poor run economy. Meaning...
09-23-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,994
Posted By burnthesheep

Lately.....getting rid of all the looser fit...

Lately.....getting rid of all the looser fit older jerseys I had and getting more "purpose built" speedsuits for training on the TT bike. It's a bit annoying on long fast TT rides listening to...
09-23-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 16,629
Views: 1,054,760
Posted By burnthesheep

Frustrating Zwift workout last night. Pushed a...

Frustrating Zwift workout last night. Pushed a 3x8 TP workout over I made in my library. Just traditional 3x8 with 2 extra sets you can just skip at end if you want, or try for some more.

I...
09-21-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6,612
Views: 427,365
Posted By burnthesheep

The amazon compressor bike tire inflator worked. ...

The amazon compressor bike tire inflator worked. To do what you need you still need to remove the valve core on your tubeless valve stem as that's the real limiter to rapid tire inflation. Just...
09-21-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 16,629
Views: 1,054,760
Posted By burnthesheep

Zwift workout last night just took a bit to get...

Zwift workout last night just took a bit to get "that feeling". What I mean is sometimes your HR is in the floor "this is too easy" but your RPE in the legs is there though.

Was doing 1min/2min...
09-20-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 477
Posted By burnthesheep

To break 16min for a 5k you've got to be able to...

To break 16min for a 5k you've got to be able to run 5:15 per mile for 3.1mi. So yeah, that's pretty good. Go try to run a single mile faster than even just 6:00.

Also you need to consider...
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