Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: burnthesheep
Showing results 1 to 50 of 642
Search took 0.04 seconds.
07-29-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 394,037
Posted By burnthesheep

Personally, the only work a dealer would ever do...

Personally, the only work a dealer would ever do to my vehicle is warrantied work with no out of pocket. Or a recall.

Otherwise I depend solely on word of mouth close connected friends. "So and...
07-29-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,141
Posted By burnthesheep

6x5 vo2 Tues night on Zwift, a GCN show host...

6x5 vo2 Tues night on Zwift, a GCN show host workout. Pretty solid for a Zwift canned workout. The native Zwift stuff is all over the damn place. This one though had logical warmup and sets. ...
Forum: Foo
07-26-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,054
Posted By burnthesheep

I know this isn't the bike part of the forum, but...

I know this isn't the bike part of the forum, but bikes are a good example of an item that if you hold certain values just moving domestically might not work. Or food culture you prefer (markets and...
Forum: Foo
07-26-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 777
Posted By burnthesheep

The reason for asking is it is an expectations...

The reason for asking is it is an expectations vs. reality kind of thing. Don't have grand expectations for things if the reality is a little lower.

I kind of figured this was how it was.
...
Forum: Foo
07-26-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 777
Posted By burnthesheep

Do you have "close" friends?

I had read part of a book a while back and put it down after it got redundant in its points, "Bowling Alone". It was basically a social study with statistics about the loss of social capital. Loss...
07-25-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,234
Posted By burnthesheep

If it bothers you use the elevation correction...

If it bothers you use the elevation correction button on Strava to default to their map data and it should be consistent (if not on target). Then even if wrong it will be the same.
07-22-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,507
Posted By burnthesheep

My opinion has morphed over time from "hell no"...

My opinion has morphed over time from "hell no" to simply that each MUP user should follow the same prescribed rules set.

Meaning, stay right, pay attention, don't speed, etc......... Nothing to...
07-20-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,141
Posted By burnthesheep

Yesterday in town TT ride. One KOM surge then...

Yesterday in town TT ride. One KOM surge then just whatever. Just wasnt in mood for anything. 100 TSS in like 65min.

490w 1min and 455w 1.5min in aero. One and done. :lol:

I kind of want...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,404
Posted By burnthesheep

Best option: puller pays the F attention and...

Best option:
puller pays the F attention and takes good lines while each rider behind follows good line the leader takes.

2nd best:
hand on same side as obstacle while you miss it. If you use...
07-19-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,141
Posted By burnthesheep

Low volume week, family vacation to Blowing Rock....

Low volume week, family vacation to Blowing Rock. Lots of hiking time.

I did get in two short 1hr-ish climb workouts. Just ride down off the house from the mountain, do a loop and grab a couple...
07-08-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,920
Posted By burnthesheep

Bonk = acute Fatigue = chronic Bonk is a...

Bonk = acute
Fatigue = chronic

Bonk is a more immediate metabolic state you get into. Fatigue is a physiological situation driven by your training choices in the days/weeks leading up to it.
...
07-05-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,141
Posted By burnthesheep

I told Trainingpeaks to shutup. Wife and kids...

I told Trainingpeaks to shutup. Wife and kids out of town I made best effort at most useful volume in a week I could do. So no 10 hour 100 watt days. Kept it Z2 and such. So lots of 90min to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,195
Posted By burnthesheep

Fwiw soccer folks use the word kit also. Guess...

Fwiw soccer folks use the word kit also. Guess you shouldn’t play kids or adult rec league soccer either. :lol:
06-24-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,141
Posted By burnthesheep

Nonstop sweetspot in the windswept lovely 80 deg...

Nonstop sweetspot in the windswept lovely 80 deg eastern NC. Felt great. Just motor at 250w or so in TT for an hour. Little under and over with little pimples of rise and fall. The HR per power I...
06-21-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,308
Posted By burnthesheep

Went to local shop this weekend. I prefer the...

Went to local shop this weekend. I prefer the full length shift/brake cables that shops carry instead of the "snip the end you don't need" kind that come in online kits that always seem to just...
06-18-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,043
Posted By burnthesheep

I feel better after a ride after I shower because...

I feel better after a ride after I shower because after the shower the beer is in hand the the feet are up on the couch.
06-18-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,141
Posted By burnthesheep

I've been building back some volume. Weeknight...

I've been building back some volume. Weeknight worlds last night. Went great for the team, still learning and trying stuff.

We worked well enough that nobody was going to succeed against us...
06-17-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 394,037
Posted By burnthesheep

You all are the elite and rare exception to the...

You all are the elite and rare exception to the rule.

These folks I mention locally aren't that skilled. Track skills like you mention above are beyond anything I've seen in person on a TT bike. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,868
Posted By burnthesheep

Rides like that often lack strong...

Rides like that often lack strong leadership/ownership and a "chat" at the start. Rides that "nobody owns" will eventually devolve into a dangerous free for all as everyone does whatever they want....
06-11-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,141
Posted By burnthesheep

Another cancelled WNW due to storms. But,...

Another cancelled WNW due to storms.

But, sub-50 Alpe time on Zwift! I trust the RPE and power from the Kickr based on power I'm making outdoors so it was 277w for 48min and a few seconds.
...
06-07-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 394,037
Posted By burnthesheep

God bless, the cross bike is going 11spd. Just...

God bless, the cross bike is going 11spd. Just bought the shifters on Ebay. I had leftover parts from the old Felt DA cobble together TT bike. A long cage clutch 11sp RD, an 11spd FD, a 50/34...
06-05-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,232
Posted By burnthesheep

There's a sticky at the top of this subforum...

There's a sticky at the top of this subforum about this. I'd suggest taking a little 15min read through that topic, it covers a lot of what you're asking or interested in.

Otherwise, 5's (and for...
06-04-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,721
Posted By burnthesheep

This is how I view it also. My years in...

This is how I view it also. My years in manufacturing molded me that way I guess. Everything in the plant that's safety wise is an incident. It was predictable, or at least could have mitigated...
06-04-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,721
Posted By burnthesheep

Why aren't road penalties higher?

Local story from yesterday: 4 teens killed. Driver of deliver box truck crosses median and hit them head on in their vehicle (not bikes). Charges? Misdemeanor death by motor vehicle and speeding....
06-04-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 394,037
Posted By burnthesheep

I wasn't going to go there, the fitness, haha. I...

I wasn't going to go there, the fitness, haha. I leave that one alone. The one guy is really experienced road/crit riding. So he knows all the folks on the worlds ride. So trust his judgement.
...
06-03-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,232
Posted By burnthesheep

You're going to have to sort out priorities. If...

You're going to have to sort out priorities. If you have a time budget you have to decide how much gym to bike time balance you want to allocate. Right now you're seeing the fruits of your gym work...
06-02-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,968
Posted By burnthesheep

Executed the TT plan just right. I let it drift...

Executed the TT plan just right. I let it drift up for the event, and then up a tad more to celebrate my birthday weekend this last week.

Now, trending slowly down again with the nixing of...
06-02-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 723
Posted By burnthesheep

IMO this wasn't something ever really meant for...

IMO this wasn't something ever really meant for folks that aren't really nuts into triathlon or TT. If you are, people used these to do more reliable CRR testing when setting up bikes for Ironman or...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,748
Posted By burnthesheep

Cars do the same things with options packages...

Cars do the same things with options packages that include or exclude things that make no sense.

If I had to guess, your bum despite being unique can conform to what they toss on the bike. But,...
06-02-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,099
Posted By burnthesheep

I'm not giving the original topic starter a hard...

I'm not giving the original topic starter a hard time, half way sympathizing. It is creepy, but it's also 100% voluntary.

I hear all the complaints about Facebook and Instagram doing creepy...
05-31-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,141
Posted By burnthesheep

230w np and 220w ap for 3:15 today. Chose a solo...

230w np and 220w ap for 3:15 today. Chose a solo hilly route, still broke 20mph at 66ft per mile. Lots of KJ's fueled by a cafe' stop and a Belgian bar for a snack.

I totally get that group...
05-28-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 882
Views: 175,453
Posted By burnthesheep

I stick with data either way, provable data. ...

I stick with data either way, provable data. When I've spent the couple hours after rides doing Excel formulas for the virtual elevation modeling, I had a method I've used in cLEAN systematic...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 18,271
Posted By burnthesheep

This is a pretty active chat forum IMHO. Lots of...

This is a pretty active chat forum IMHO. Lots of stuff has moved to Facebook, which I loathe. So it's refreshing to have BF available.

One thing though BF needs to watch out for is dealing with...
05-26-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,141
Posted By burnthesheep

Started attending a weeknight TT group. A couple...

Started attending a weeknight TT group. A couple nights a month they do a "club run". I ripped it last night. Paced perfect. 6.66 miles at 26mph including the u-turn on a route at 62ft per mile...
05-23-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,348
Posted By burnthesheep

Win! Can't find a good side pic yet of...

Win!

Can't find a good side pic yet of riding on course, but had a good regional TT champ day. I won 4/5 and time was good for 8th fastest overall. A couple masters and a couple 1/2 guys really...
05-21-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By burnthesheep

I'm half joking and half being serious: how long...

I'm half joking and half being serious: how long is a piece of string?

Volume in hours spent totally depends on what your life can handle. Can you ride more without there being a divorce or job...
05-21-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,592
Posted By burnthesheep

The modern thing is zombie pedestrians. Glued to...

The modern thing is zombie pedestrians. Glued to a device. Could be a phone, a Garmin watch, zombie'd out with headphones, etc.....

Literally not much different than "slow mover" zombies at that...
05-21-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By burnthesheep

First task is to list the events and assign them...

First task is to list the events and assign them a priority. A, B, C. You get to pick ONE priority A. I would pick more "C" items than "B" items to avoid everything being 'kinda' important.
...
05-21-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,141
Posted By burnthesheep

Short lower duration ride last night with some...

Short lower duration ride last night with some intensity to keep the cannon primed for tomorrow.

Why is it that some people see a rider coming and just cannot resist dialing up the silly? When...
05-20-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,141
Posted By burnthesheep

Ours is only like 20 folks. Even then I choose...

Ours is only like 20 folks. Even then I choose to hurt a hair more in the first 5 miles rotating with the front 5 to 6 folks (where behind you gaps form and folks don't rotate). I find if I'm in...
05-19-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,468
Posted By burnthesheep

Quoting as folks need to hear it again. You...

Quoting as folks need to hear it again.

You know why it's homicide to sell drugs to somebody that dies, but this often isn't treated that way? Doctors, lawyers, politicians, and judges largely...
05-17-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 842
Posted By burnthesheep

Agreed. I don't appreciate folks doing that, as...

Agreed. I don't appreciate folks doing that, as it makes it tougher when somebody truly new comes along and actually could use some friendly advice.
05-17-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 8,998
Posted By burnthesheep

I'd like to finally see a few trolls handed some...

I'd like to finally see a few trolls handed some temporary stays from the forum as punishment. If a topic gets locked, it's likely punishment should be in store.
05-17-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,114
Posted By burnthesheep

With a bike, most of this conversation should be...

With a bike, most of this conversation should be more centered around preparation long before mounting the bike.

The bike fit needs to match your current flexibility.

Then, you need to do...
05-14-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,681
Posted By burnthesheep

Haha, for once I was trying to not be as much...

Haha, for once I was trying to not be as much like I normally am. A turd. You nailed it here.
05-14-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,141
Posted By burnthesheep

Wind can be sneaky. Even loops and out/back...

Wind can be sneaky. Even loops and out/back courses can be victim to wind depending on the direction, intensity, where hills are on the course, where trees or hedges are. It hurts a unique way, but...
05-14-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,681
Posted By burnthesheep

While agreeing with this, let me qualify it by...

While agreeing with this, let me qualify it by saying that this chat forum seems to allow a lot of intellectually dishonest troll efforts. To the credit of the moderators, usually the instigators...
05-12-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,460
Posted By burnthesheep

One word........recumbent. I would think a 56/11...

One word........recumbent. I would think a 56/11 would be pretty necessary with even a light tailwind on a recumbent. I wouldn't really expect super high cadences on a recumbent either. 56/11 at...
05-11-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,009
Posted By burnthesheep

I posted to my local bike related groups. This...

I posted to my local bike related groups. This is not a victim blame, as nothing here was worth murdering a person, but I told them to take the 30 seconds to swallow it. Live. Run a camera and...
05-11-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 16,530
Views: 1,011,141
Posted By burnthesheep

I got a mid-day break in the storms yesterday, so...

I got a mid-day break in the storms yesterday, so no Zwift. Outdoors. It was sunny, 84, and so humid you could drink it.

I needed a little snap in my life with all the TT work, gotta be able to...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 642
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.