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01-23-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,790
Posted By burnthesheep

Out in public? The poster said outside in the...

Out in public? The poster said outside in the wild. So unless the crank is literally well over an inch too long/short.......I call BS. And I don't mean from photo on the internet of a person outdoors...
01-23-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 401
Posted By burnthesheep

Well, in our area the traditional parking/bike...

Well, in our area the traditional parking/bike lane thing always winds up with poor parking, trash cans, piles of leaves, and gross abuse of the bike lane. So if you don't buffer the bike lane for...
01-23-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,790
Posted By burnthesheep

Bolded = no. The observations the person...

Bolded = no.

The observations the person posted and you replied to aren't eyeball measurable just cruising along and seeing people ride. Maybe a lifelong fitter could eyeball it, otherwise it's...
01-22-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 192,557
Posted By burnthesheep

Update, #3 Carbon Wasps.......now trimmed the...

Update, #3 Carbon Wasps.......now trimmed the tips for 1-button use. Much more ergo. I put some $8 finger holds on it I found on Amazon. I don't feel I need them. I'll ride that way a bit and see...
01-22-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 192,557
Posted By burnthesheep

Frameset is in the shed still. I can go put a mm...

Frameset is in the shed still. I can go put a mm rule on it in a bit when I take the tools back. I lost a mm or so when I repaired the driveside chainstay when I obtained that frameset for free...
01-22-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 922
Views: 192,557
Posted By burnthesheep

When I ran that frameset, in training I was...

When I ran that frameset, in training I was running the Flo 90 in the rear with 25mm tires on them. It cleared. The front older aero Tririg brake cleared easy on the Flo 60 front with 25mm tire. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,225
Posted By burnthesheep

Well if he's real and not faking, someone that...

Well if he's real and not faking, someone that cares that much likely has a bluetooth body scale logging to an app they could post up and show the data. I'm guessing.......we won't see that.
01-21-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 232
Posted By burnthesheep

It is something I'd pay attention to when I do my...

It is something I'd pay attention to when I do my lunch runs at work though. Eastern NC can be windy. A run at 35 deg and not much wind is shorts and a long sleeve t-shirt, no hat. A run at 35 deg...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,225
Posted By burnthesheep

I see this topic and went to reply, then saw...

I see this topic and went to reply, then saw this.............and typical BF going off the rails on a topic. What in the world. From super unsafe Strava segment chasing to weird nutrition fat burn...
01-21-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 5,602
Posted By burnthesheep

My $0.02 for local to me, I can ride for hours...

My $0.02 for local to me, I can ride for hours without putting a foot down if I so desire within a pretty good sized city area since we have a state park in it with gravel trails for bikes. That...
01-20-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 418
Posted By burnthesheep

When I was a member of a large nationwide...

When I was a member of a large nationwide automotive forum, they could correlate IP addresses of people with multiple usernames. Is this enabled in the forum software for the moderators of BF? I'd...
01-19-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 351
Posted By burnthesheep

Are the joints done and the nail/screw holes...

Are the joints done and the nail/screw holes mudded and sanded? Was the base coats already put on the drywall. Drywall that hasn't been painted eats a LOT of primer. Meaning by the time you do a...
01-19-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 830
Posted By burnthesheep

Ohhhhh, oops. Well, a hair under 50min for me. ...

Ohhhhh, oops. Well, a hair under 50min for me. I was under race weight at the time and had just finished my A-race TT prep and race. So fitness was also optimal. I didn't realize for some reason...
Forum: Triathlon
01-19-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,848
Posted By burnthesheep

Worth mentioning from hanging out more on...

Worth mentioning from hanging out more on Slowtwitch than here, that there exists the same "curmudgeon" aspect to running as cycling. Just like how cycling has folks who still want to wear leather...
01-19-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 830
Posted By burnthesheep

The other folks in here keep ignoring physiology...

The other folks in here keep ignoring physiology also. As in you can't hammer at VO2 power for a few minutes of a climb then expect to get anywhere near your PR average power for the full climb.
...
01-18-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 830
Posted By burnthesheep

When they say this, they don't mean double. Or...

When they say this, they don't mean double. Or even 50% harder. Or maybe not even 25% harder.

If you have a 20min climb and you can do 300w for 20min. That's kind of a budget. It doesn't work...
01-18-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 550
Posted By burnthesheep

This topic is why I'm freeriding Rouvy now...

This topic is why I'm freeriding Rouvy now instead and will do my structured workouts in Zwift. They simply can't fix due to complexity, the group dynamics of a set of riders. The attempt to tame...
01-18-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 830
Posted By burnthesheep

You contradicted yourself here. You say you had...

You contradicted yourself here. You say you had more fitness the first time you climbed it.

Hills that aren't some really technical gradient changing climb don't really care if it was your first...
01-18-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 718
Posted By burnthesheep

There was an aero road helmet kickstarter two or...

There was an aero road helmet kickstarter two or three years ago with a chin face guard that was minimal but designed around helping with a faceplant crash.

Didnt reach goals and never heard from...
01-17-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 656
Posted By burnthesheep

Unfortunately, that part of the world has had...

Unfortunately, that part of the world has had some bouts with intentional bollard and city-center ramming in order to inflict murder on people gathered in those city centers.

With many things,...
01-17-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 372
Posted By burnthesheep

Include a drinking game for at home audience to...

Include a drinking game for at home audience to make it watchable........every time someone starts a troll argument "disc brakes" or "chain lube" and they go at each other.....drink. Every time you...
01-17-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 372
Posted By burnthesheep

I like it. We know which the true BF winner...

I like it.

We know which the true BF winner would choose. Marrying the bicycle. :lol:
01-17-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 372
Posted By burnthesheep

I say we take 20 of the top trolls and Freds from...

I say we take 20 of the top trolls and Freds from Bikeforums and dangle out a $100k prize to do a one year transformation reality show. Each week are a series of challenges..... physiological, bike...
01-16-22, 09:09 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 192,557
Posted By burnthesheep

I like the bars enough, time to trim. But,...

I like the bars enough, time to trim. But, measuring made me hate the two button shifters. Ordered the 1 buttons and cables tonight. Will install and turn on synchro shift.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 641
Posted By burnthesheep

Giant has a steering tube/stem adapter shim. It...

Giant has a steering tube/stem adapter shim. It usually comes with one of their stems purchased separate from a bike. I have one laying around. Somewhere. But I agree with this poster above.
01-16-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,743
Posted By burnthesheep

I mean, it's a lot harder in a one-on-one...

I mean, it's a lot harder in a one-on-one scenario to close pass somebody with a 36" wide motorcycle versus an 80" wide Honda Odyssey minivan. You'd literally have to be trying to do it on purpose...
01-14-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 928
Posted By burnthesheep

After our winter run club meet on Tuesday night I...

After our winter run club meet on Tuesday night I met a guy and bought a used name brand track bike for $250. Rideable, holds air, good deal. I have spare old TT parts for it and an old saddle that...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,306
Posted By burnthesheep

I've a 23mm inflated on my new replica Revolver...

I've a 23mm inflated on my new replica Revolver trispoke. That wheel is 27mm outer. Even then, the 23mm is in the 99 to 100% range. Some have inflated the gp5000 on it in a 25mm to under 105%. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,306
Posted By burnthesheep

Nope, you're wrong. You don't even have to...

Nope, you're wrong.

You don't even have to measure the inflated tire with calipers and do the math on that one. For the inflated size, the max tire for aero even quoted by HED themselves on...
01-14-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,178
Posted By burnthesheep

My favorite has been a Vitus brand one. It...

My favorite has been a Vitus brand one. It hasn't had any of the quality issues the Specialized MTB has and it is a lot lighter. Not "specialty light" kids bike, but more doable. Also, it came...
01-14-22, 08:53 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,766
Posted By burnthesheep

You just accurately described the holeshot...

You just accurately described the holeshot standing start and barrier runs of a cyclocross race. Not 100m of run each barrier set, but maybe 20 yards each set. Then some courses have multiple...
01-14-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,178
Posted By burnthesheep

Motor vehicle safety also involves the folks...

Motor vehicle safety also involves the folks around you more often. Sure, a bicycle could fail and injure a bystander.....but I'd bet that's more rare. I think that and the speeds/forces/weights...
01-14-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 16,797
Views: 1,096,232
Posted By burnthesheep

For threshold on Zwift, I usually do a free ride...

For threshold on Zwift, I usually do a free ride with 2x trips up that Achterbahn mountain ascent that's anywhere from 18 to 25min depending on the person. I just can "do it" easier if allowed to be...
01-14-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 928
Posted By burnthesheep

Of note, folks would need a wheel speed sensor to...

Of note, folks would need a wheel speed sensor to do this to that level of data. The Notio I've got claims 4 datapoints a seconds, but not sure the Garmin speed sensor reports that quickly.

I'd...
01-13-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 928
Posted By burnthesheep

Shrug. Where's the paint? Is it a nice color? ...

Shrug. Where's the paint? Is it a nice color? This topic falls under "things you may go do for fun, but don't tell anybody about.........much less post about it".

I can't even get Strava to...
01-13-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16,797
Views: 1,096,232
Posted By burnthesheep

An angry waste of time ride at lunch today. ...

An angry waste of time ride at lunch today. Intended to Notio test two wheel setups. Get to location 1, construction. Location 2, construction. Gave up on that as got to next place around block...
01-13-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 456,044
Posted By burnthesheep

Task 1 is to get some "fun, IDGAF" miles onto...

Task 1 is to get some "fun, IDGAF" miles onto that bike. Probably after getting the cockpit and saddle transferred over will do some 3min VO2 work on it at my lunch hour on the flat/straight/easy...
01-12-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 456,044
Posted By burnthesheep

Around here the real track bikes seem to be...

Around here the real track bikes seem to be drifting back into hands of trackies and fixie folks buying dedicated fixie brand city style bikes. You'll see some All City and some State Bicycle stuff...
01-12-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 456,044
Posted By burnthesheep

Picked up the Fuji Track Pro last night. It...

Picked up the Fuji Track Pro last night. It looks to be a 2006? It's the one where they didn't drill the front fork for a brake, but left the blank there.

For $250 it seemed a steal to me. Not...
01-11-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,766
Posted By burnthesheep

IMO I think just setting up Gold Sprints in your...

IMO I think just setting up Gold Sprints in your local bar or brewery is a better fun idea. If it's this short, why not go ahead and toss in the alcohol factor and thumping music.
...
01-10-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,832
Posted By burnthesheep

I will try to be helpful now that we're past the...

I will try to be helpful now that we're past the rest of all that.

I say it's too soon to make a fair judgment on "am I fast" or not. Fast is a combo of earned and gifted. Usually if someone...
01-10-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,832
Posted By burnthesheep

Probably numbers taken in the same light as...

Probably numbers taken in the same light as runner's paces. They always show a bell curve for "how fast a runner are you" using your 5km or mile time or something. I put myself on the chart and go...
01-10-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,766
Posted By burnthesheep

They're on a road bike in that video. Not on the...

They're on a road bike in that video. Not on the track bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,466
Posted By burnthesheep

I feel the temporary used market insanity of 5...

I feel the temporary used market insanity of 5 year old bikes with 25k miles on them going for same as brand new msrp (of the year they originally sold) will be over also.

Especially if new prices...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,150
Posted By burnthesheep

Worked up over what a person's ride shows? Nope....

Worked up over what a person's ride shows? Nope. Not at all. All the data is there anyway, so no worries at all. Now, to be worked up over folks gallivanting around like the lord of bike data...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,150
Posted By burnthesheep

Ya'll are hilarious caring this much about what...

Ya'll are hilarious caring this much about what other people do. Or assuming the other person cares that much either. I thought there's a word for this they use in scientific...
01-10-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 16,797
Views: 1,096,232
Posted By burnthesheep

I do naked morning weight connected via Bluetooth...

I do naked morning weight connected via Bluetooth shennanigans so Zwift gets it updated each time I weigh.

Otherwise 620 TSS last week run/bike. A metric crap ton of sweetspot. Like a few hours....
01-10-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,832
Posted By burnthesheep

He's trolling. They own a stationary trainer. I...

He's trolling. They own a stationary trainer. I recall a topic way way back where there were photos of it. He could just get on the stationary trainer and over-gear at a lower cadence instead of...
01-10-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,766
Posted By burnthesheep

When I was into car drag racing I accidentally...

When I was into car drag racing I accidentally came across this on youtube videos. I agree, the distances I saw in the videos were much more like 250m. A couple videos actually looked more like...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,332
Posted By burnthesheep

I have had multiple locals break corroded alloy...

I have had multiple locals break corroded alloy bars.

I vote carbon if only for that reason. Not a free ride to abuse or neglect bar tape changes and cleaning, but less risk there.
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