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10-16-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6,570
Views: 424,089
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: 6,570
Views: 424,089
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: 56
Views: 2,161
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: 56
Views: 2,161
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: 1,614
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: 114
Views: 1,828
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: 16,616
Views: 1,051,164
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: 896
Views: 183,692
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: 6,570
Views: 424,089
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: 174
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: 174
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: 6,570
Views: 424,089
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: 6,570
Views: 424,089
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: 420
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: 4,312
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: 45
Views: 1,896
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: 16,616
Views: 1,051,164
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: 896
Views: 183,692
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: 896
Views: 183,692
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: 16,616
Views: 1,051,164
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: 287
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: 4,312
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: 1,928
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: 16,616
Views: 1,051,164
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: 6,570
Views: 424,089
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: 16,616
Views: 1,051,164
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: 457
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...
09-20-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 608
Posted By burnthesheep

Starting point for me would be volunteers bring...

Starting point for me would be volunteers bring their own bikes in that are attending the class. Even among seasoned adult riders, so many have horrible brake and shift adjustments. Be it the pads...
09-20-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 849
Posted By burnthesheep

The wahoo fitness app adds in power meters and...

The wahoo fitness app adds in power meters and hrm and such. Strava app does not.

I did that for a day or so waiting for a warranty return on my Bolt gps.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,896
Posted By burnthesheep

Size L Trinity Pro TT with 165’s and no issues. ...

Size L Trinity Pro TT with 165’s and no issues.

At low speeds tilt the frame towards the ground body more upright. Outer foot low inner high. No pedaling.

A TT or triathlon will only ever...
09-19-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 457
Posted By burnthesheep

Then don’t ever do your local fundraiser fun 5k...

Then don’t ever do your local fundraiser fun 5k run. There will be a dozen or more folks breaking 16min for it. That is if you think bike segment times are rough.

Thus is life in all sports...
09-17-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,449
Posted By burnthesheep

Probably too personal person to person to say for...

Probably too personal person to person to say for sure.

Honestly, I personally feel on a RPE scale better recovered faster. Meaning I can do more of whatever I am doing, better.

1700 KJ is...
09-16-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6,570
Views: 424,089
Posted By burnthesheep

I am guessing the answer will be “use the better...

I am guessing the answer will be “use the better kit for longer rides and problem one on short”.

I have three used San Remos now, well one of three is a different brand.

One of the Castelli...
09-16-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,449
Posted By burnthesheep

You also need carb to build muscle/recover, not...

You also need carb to build muscle/recover, not just protein. If you don't take in some carb post workout depending on the workout you might not be doing yourself any favors.
09-16-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,433
Posted By burnthesheep

Topped off 3 hours riding last night with dinner...

Topped off 3 hours riding last night with dinner and a cider. Rewarded by a cramp so bad I about fell out of bed. At work we always have fruit. Every.......single.....banana.........so green you...
09-16-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6,570
Views: 424,089
Posted By burnthesheep

Will do, waiting on the liners and tires now. ...

Will do, waiting on the liners and tires now. Also, I'm an idiot. The tires I had been running were meant for lazier gravel riding.

Vittoria does a tread change from the cross width tires to...
09-15-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,118
Posted By burnthesheep

I had a crazy idea a while back that would make...

I had a crazy idea a while back that would make "local legends" more adversarial and gamify it a bit. Feed KOM's and QOM's into "kingdoms" instead of "local legends".

My idea:
-each segment gets...
Forum: Triathlon
09-14-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By burnthesheep

Depends on how long you can wait. With this...

Depends on how long you can wait. With this silly bike market, that may get $350 or so.

I am seeing my current bikes all selling for more now than I got them for new or used years back. Go...
09-14-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 6,097
Posted By burnthesheep

I run latex tubes and tubeless, so I must pump...

I run latex tubes and tubeless, so I must pump most rides. As tubeless I am resetting the pressure for the day's duty of gravel or cyclocross. And latex loses air a lot faster.

Butyl? Butyl...
09-14-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6,570
Views: 424,089
Posted By burnthesheep

PDX front. Guy on team said he liked that as he...

PDX front. Guy on team said he liked that as he felt the front end held better counter steering on really hard turns.

I bought the Cyclospirit air compressor chuck. It has a standard bike tire...
09-13-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6,570
Views: 424,089
Posted By burnthesheep

Donnelly MXP PDX combo and air liner coming in...

Donnelly MXP PDX combo and air liner coming in mail. Amazon sending air compressor presta chuck.

I'm tired of my cross tire setup being kinda gravel use centered. Going to toss that stuff on the...
09-13-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By burnthesheep

Random web searches: ...

Random web searches:
https://www.acefitness.org/fitness-certifications/ace-answers/exam-preparation-blog/3139/what-is-the-difference-between-vt1-vt2-and-vo2-max/...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,502
Posted By burnthesheep

What is this? The dozen'th time this has come...

What is this? The dozen'th time this has come up? This is the bike world equivalent of the "does a plane on a treadmill takeoff?"
09-13-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 642
Posted By burnthesheep

No idea. I jogged from viewable area to area to...

No idea. I jogged from viewable area to area to monitor their progress. Going back to other area it felt a bit too long for the older one. Then he rolled past crying.

Still, easier crashing...
09-13-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 642
Posted By burnthesheep

Both kids went in the 30min. Younger did 2 laps....

Both kids went in the 30min. Younger did 2 laps. Older quit after one.

They chose to start both the youngest age group and the doggone 12 to 14 year olds on course at the same time. They let...
09-12-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,345
Posted By burnthesheep

Cross, but whatever. Callup, 5 or 6 on...

Cross, but whatever.

Callup, 5 or 6 on holeshot. Lap one the guys who will be 18 year ol P1/2 in a month leave us. Lap 2 I have a look to move third my fabe turn. Lots of wear from early rums...
09-10-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 642
Posted By burnthesheep

Oh no. I meant all kids in same race do same...

Oh no. I meant all kids in same race do same shorter than adults lap. Like juniors do the 1/2mi loop and adults the 1.5mi loop. Just thinking out loud. Just ignore. We’ll figure it out.
09-10-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 642
Posted By burnthesheep

I think I may just do the warmup thing with them....

I think I may just do the warmup thing with them. Get there early enough to catch the break between more than one race and follow them around for one of them, then warmup myself the other open...
09-10-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 642
Posted By burnthesheep

Thanks both! I think what I'll do is with...

Thanks both!

I think what I'll do is with there being routine weeknight meetups is see if I can rally some other folks I know perhaps in a similar situation to do a "kids lap" at weeknight cross...
09-10-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 642
Posted By burnthesheep

Timid kids, cross race, and ideas on what to do....too old for "fun lap"

Just looking for ideas or opinions what to do.

My kids are 8 and 10 and both a bit timid. I signed them up for the free 5 or 8min kid's lap at the local cross race. The director emailed to ask...
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