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03-18-24, 06:17 AM
Replies: 17,932
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Posted By burnthesheep

Almost stole the kom competition from the local...

Almost stole the kom competition from the local pro that lives in the Umstead gravel. Not literally but figuratively. Itís a fun thing a local team puts on but since there are no groups of riders...
02-07-24, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17,932
Views: 1,588,046
Posted By burnthesheep

Weight is back in check, so now I'm going to fuel...

Weight is back in check, so now I'm going to fuel more and chase more watts. I'm doing my intervals with a 305 ftp in Zwift for workouts. Success at 3x9 un/ov. Next is 3x12. I also "owe" myself...
01-08-24, 02:51 PM
Replies: 17,932
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Posted By burnthesheep

I stand wrong about the transferable nature of...

I stand wrong about the transferable nature of fitness, at least for me. I always would supplement bike with run in the off season. For pros, sure, they have such immense volume on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-23, 06:44 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,762
Posted By burnthesheep

Zwift is workout entertainment. I donít take it...

Zwift is workout entertainment. I donít take it seriously. It keeps me entertained indoors, so win.

Road bike riding on Zwift is super flattering for everyone under maybe a 6% grade climb. The...
12-08-23, 08:36 AM
Replies: 17,932
Views: 1,588,046
Posted By burnthesheep

Been building back from a tough family year last...

Been building back from a tough family year last year that reduced volume a lot. Seeing the gains back. Zwift has seemingly cleaned up their workout library and like how it's now simpler as defined...
12-01-23, 11:34 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,559
Posted By burnthesheep

I can understand that point of view. ...

I can understand that point of view.

Reason I originally posted was that I originally joined this forum years back with almost the exact same first posting into this section about the goal being...
11-29-23, 08:52 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,559
Posted By burnthesheep

That power at that weight will be challenging. A...

That power at that weight will be challenging. A little more weight it would be easier. I'd ask yourself "why" or what task you're building the hammer for and whether the tool fits the task. Short...
11-27-23, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,964
Posted By burnthesheep

I assume you thought I meant the random folks...

I assume you thought I meant the random folks showing up to the race. My race group as in my team-mate's power and the few guys not on the team I'm in a local TT 'beer run' club with. Not other...
11-27-23, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,964
Posted By burnthesheep

Interesting observation from the UK TT forums I'm...

Interesting observation from the UK TT forums I'm on when they posted back some updates to some local groups going to road-bike only or working to expand their road bike only groups............hint...
11-06-23, 08:15 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 28,050
Posted By burnthesheep

Your body starts storing more gycogen for one...

Your body starts storing more gycogen for one with more training stress. Second, training stress increases water retention or weight to facilitate recovery.

I weigh most at the first ďpeakĒ in...
10-22-23, 05:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,957
Posted By burnthesheep

Collegiate middle ranks raced in 4/5. College...

Collegiate middle ranks raced in 4/5. College ďCĒ? Faster collegiate in the faster groups. A and B.

Cross isnít my bread and butter. Of course. But damn I am faster than bottom third in 4/5....
10-21-23, 05:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,957
Posted By burnthesheep

Cross today. I gave up some racing SS 10min...

Cross today. I gave up some racing SS 10min before my 4:5 event, but why the hell is 4/5 so fast? Months left to go masters but geez it is ridiculous racing college kids getting callups for doing...
09-15-23, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,964
Posted By burnthesheep

I agree, but not for reasons you really list. ...

I agree, but not for reasons you really list.

It's not the raw cost, because there are a lot of money rich brains poor folks with very nice TT bikes with setups nearly as slow as well setup road...
09-11-23, 10:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,957
Posted By burnthesheep

10/20 first cross race of season. Coulda shoulda...

10/20 first cross race of season. Coulda shoulda woulda. I didn't even remotely contest the hole-shot because I crashed on pavement in the warmup pretty bad and was hurting and bleeding. The race...
03-26-23, 04:11 PM
Replies: 17,932
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Posted By burnthesheep

I've wanted a legit top 10 on the Umstead gravel...

I've wanted a legit top 10 on the Umstead gravel for some time. Not some obscure segment. Gate to gate each way are among the less technical, but the highest frequented. It was windy enough a...
02-25-23, 10:55 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 17,074
Posted By burnthesheep

As others point out it depends on the road or...

As others point out it depends on the road or trail. Lots of east coast gravel you can do on an endurance road frame with 30mm tires or a cyclocross bike. Lots of western gravel needs a lot more...
01-31-23, 02:27 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 11,165
Posted By burnthesheep

Ignoring budget........I'd never go back to...

Ignoring budget........I'd never go back to mechanical. Caveat, I tend to ride bikes with lots of hidden cables. Meaning any re-cabling of mechanical is a nightmare. Furthermore, complicated...
01-19-23, 10:49 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 26,265
Posted By burnthesheep

This x1000. Especially with hobby...

This x1000.

Especially with hobby expenditures. You want to enjoy your hobby. If in a subjective way you buy something you don't wind up liking, it's wasted time-effort-money. You see folks...
01-17-23, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,751
Posted By burnthesheep

My mini "marathon investigations" story....

To start off, I'm not a velominati "gotcha" kind of person. If you want to wear team kit to emulate your heroes on a group ride, so be it. But everywhere has a line you can't cross. Can't remember...
01-13-23, 06:24 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 26,265
Posted By burnthesheep

People who care too much about what others buy or...

People who care too much about what others buy or do seem to be projecting their regrets about their own decisions.
12-21-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17,932
Views: 1,588,046
Posted By burnthesheep

It's been a shyte show at the house. Doing my...

It's been a shyte show at the house. Doing my best on all fronts. But it's been distracting and tiring.

Somehow, managed a 20min PR on Zwift up the climb. 305w. 30min at 302w. Based on...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,190
Posted By burnthesheep

There's practical reasons to both be able to...

There's practical reasons to both be able to perform at lower and higher cadences with the terrain you encounter or group/race scenario you find yourself in.

I'm going to throw it out there that...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 83,700
Posted By burnthesheep

Yeah, bottom line is your average B-group rider...

Yeah, bottom line is your average B-group rider non-racer shows up to the group ride and slathers on more lube on top of more lube that wasn't cleaned up properly then digs out a tooth brush or Park...
10-10-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,412
Posted By burnthesheep

No you didn't. That's a lie that inside a...

No you didn't. That's a lie that inside a vehicle at 30+ mph you could see the exact same debris situation in their bike lane across and over the hood of your passenger side of the car, unless...
09-30-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 200,666
Posted By burnthesheep

2/3 of insulation and drywall up downstairs in...

2/3 of insulation and drywall up downstairs in shed. Next up is ac/heat/dehumid unit install.

I'm going to cheat on the mudding by just gluing chair rail over the gap between sheets, glue crown...
09-29-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 200,666
Posted By burnthesheep

Full disassembly cleanup of the road bike. I...

Full disassembly cleanup of the road bike. I have all but one di2 cable ready to replace the mech. This way I'll fix a nagging issue with the Propel's horrible cable routing and mush shift feel. ...
09-29-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 22,551
Posted By burnthesheep

That's quite the victim mentality. There's been...

That's quite the victim mentality. There's been a lot of posters in this topic advocating for e-bikes for commuters, exercise, rehabilitation, touring.

You're reading what you want to read.
...
09-29-22, 05:58 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,114
Posted By burnthesheep

Folks posting what they think is a low rhr to...

Folks posting what they think is a low rhr to show their fitness..........:D

Folks then realizing that vo2max also includes max hr in the calculation, not just rhr.........:(

Folks further...
09-28-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 17,932
Views: 1,588,046
Posted By burnthesheep

I guess spats of volume do work. I did 4 weeks...

I guess spats of volume do work. I did 4 weeks of mostly just z2 with a target of some solid weekly KJ's. More than typically in the past. Then just a single intensity workout per week.

Group...
09-22-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 22,551
Posted By burnthesheep

I used to disagree, but now agree. The...

I used to disagree, but now agree.

The only person that truly knows if they're still doing the 150w on the ebike outside of a controlled study or experiment is the person riding the ebike.
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09-22-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,314
Posted By burnthesheep

A bit to unpack here. 1. Why do you choose...

A bit to unpack here.

1. Why do you choose to do those workouts? If you cannot explain why, you need to set some desired outcomes (goals) first. Your later statements are the broadest...
09-16-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,116
Posted By burnthesheep

Check your Speedplay cleat/pedals

Basically my time trial aero data went into the toilet. I was on the same equipment and bike fit. So started digging. Brakes not rubbing, tires inflated, hub good, bottom bracket fine, chain fine....
09-15-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 11,960
Posted By burnthesheep

Had the same experience, not hit, but close...

Had the same experience, not hit, but close enough. Alive and "in the wrong" is better than dead and "in the right". I'd rather not be "in the right" by riding in a bad situation. Not going to get...
09-07-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 60,290
Posted By burnthesheep

There's a solid market for that in the bike...

There's a solid market for that in the bike world.

Given the moronic clothing opinions on Bikeforums you hear often, it would be hilarious to translate it over to the running world where their...
08-28-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,101
Posted By burnthesheep

It is not for something like casual riding but...

It is not for something like casual riding but the aero sensors do this and include a Garmin live data field. Like the Notio. They are more for affordably replacing a wind tunnel session(s) with a...
08-24-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,058
Posted By burnthesheep

We already have the first "I'll never use...

We already have the first "I'll never use clipless" response to the topic..........now, let's see if we can get a "I'll only wear cotton t-shirts" and a "cargo shorts no bike shorts" posts also to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,499
Posted By burnthesheep

Exactly. Which is why when I do workouts...

Exactly.

Which is why when I do workouts outdoors with structure, I know my area to avoid the trolls and the Freds. Or Zwift.

Shoot, I even ride my known haunts around town that I tend to know...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,046
Posted By burnthesheep

The only larger group ride I do is weeknight...

The only larger group ride I do is weeknight worlds a couple times a summer. In that, definitely in front 1/3 or in the rotation or in the break. The back 2/3 always is dropped by the break of 3 to...
08-21-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 17,932
Views: 1,588,046
Posted By burnthesheep

Zwift workout, almost 300w for almost 30min. ...

Zwift workout, almost 300w for almost 30min. Under/overs kind of workout. One long 28min set. This gives me hope that with a bit more time and it being cooler than 84deg in the pain cave, I could...
08-21-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,692
Posted By burnthesheep

The huge issue with ramp rates is folks get into...

The huge issue with ramp rates is folks get into the mentality that if you take some time off during a macro or mesocycle. Thing is, you HAVE to in order for the body to adapt and realize gains.
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08-18-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 17,932
Views: 1,588,046
Posted By burnthesheep

45min of singletrack on the cross bike yesterday,...

45min of singletrack on the cross bike yesterday, then wheelswap and and 75min of tempo.

Man, with the smaller cross tires and the drop bars it's all you can do to mentally handle all the...
08-18-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,193
Posted By burnthesheep

Only thing that came up in my 2 second search...

Only thing that came up in my 2 second search online was places selling bulk "mounting demounting lubricant".
08-16-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,085
Posted By burnthesheep

This x1000. I can understand the cleaner...

This x1000.

I can understand the cleaner cockpit less tech riders wanting the benefit without a GPS. But IMO it's pretty much mandatory to be of true use.

The reason is, the visual provides...
08-16-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17,932
Views: 1,588,046
Posted By burnthesheep

All time PR for 5min power, outdoors, on variable...

All time PR for 5min power, outdoors, on variable terrain during the Saturday team ride. Surely indoors in a constant power could squeeze some more.

Local hill "Lystra". Our team did a 4 man...
08-12-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,692
Posted By burnthesheep

If you're as experienced as it sounds and...

If you're as experienced as it sounds and masters, assuming age here, maybe you could consider lightly racing and mentoring a youth rider on your team or another team.

It's something I see some...
08-12-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,243
Posted By burnthesheep

Boring short ones. Just little hills coming out...

Boring short ones. Just little hills coming out of creek beds really. The largest locally being maybe 140 feet vert over 1/4 mile or so. Sometimes they have a super short 15 seconds worth of...
08-10-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,692
Posted By burnthesheep

I tend to agree with this. I'm actually...

I tend to agree with this. I'm actually surprised someone that assuming their ftp is set correctly and is busting a 1000 TSS/week has to ask this question. If I were spending that amount of...
08-09-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 17,932
Views: 1,588,046
Posted By burnthesheep

Doing pre-cross buildup. 3 weeks in a row of...

Doing pre-cross buildup. 3 weeks in a row of solid KJ's. Last week was likely an all time record in a week for KJ's. Yesterday at work I had to make sure I was alive from the Garmin watch resting...
08-09-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7,124
Views: 697,795
Posted By burnthesheep

Possibly the last move away from hardly ever...

Possibly the last move away from hardly ever riding the aero roadie may be complete. The TCX came with fancy 42mm carbon wheels and I bought some budget alloy cross wheels from Hunt to put the cross...
08-08-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 9,794
Posted By burnthesheep

For the original topic title, that'd be a NO as...

For the original topic title, that'd be a NO as your place in the lane has to do with the white line anyway. Left of the white line so cars don't "cheat the pass" and hit you. So the shoulder is...
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