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09-23-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 819
Posted By burnthesheep

I think they need to figure out a way for the...

I think they need to figure out a way for the mapping utilities like RWGPS or Strava to integrate incident reporting. So if on a ride you encounter a problem, you can report it and it would appear...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 581
Posted By burnthesheep

If I had to choose buying a well reading pump...

If I had to choose buying a well reading pump that's more expensive and not buying these versus owning a cheaper pump and owning this, I would own the nicer pump. I thought about these for time...
09-22-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 7,458
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.
...
09-22-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 606
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: 138
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: 120
Views: 2,060
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: 561
Views: 12,299
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By burnthesheep

I had heard of such super sprint distance events...

I had heard of such super sprint distance events held usually at a golf course clubhouse where it's a pool swim and super short semi-closed course bike in the neighborhood and the run...........but...
09-01-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 17,122
Views: 1,203,669
Posted By burnthesheep

It's always cute when the local group ride gets...

It's always cute when the local group ride gets your KOM when it was a ripping tailwind. 90% of days it's a headwind for half of it, they got a tailwind for all of it. So that sucked.

But, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 817
Posted By burnthesheep

Probably also can attribute some of this stuff...

Probably also can attribute some of this stuff you see in photos to the fact he used to a triathlon stud. So bringing over some of that thinking for setting up the mountain time trial.
08-28-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,455
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: 2,362
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
08-24-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 659
Posted By burnthesheep

Based on your reading your biggest gain will be...

Based on your reading your biggest gain will be the bike's stack/reach and bar width combo given you claim you are eating so much air.

Aero frames may have gains, at high speeds and riding alone,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,446
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: 1,770
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...
08-22-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 8,585
Posted By burnthesheep

What's more it's presumptuous. I was on a...

What's more it's presumptuous.

I was on a long fondo and got a flat in the first 30mi. Pulled over to fix it, and my saddle bag was gone. Looked up the brand later and folks had issues with the...
08-22-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 8,585
Posted By burnthesheep

Does mommy plug it in for you after a ride?

Does mommy plug it in for you after a ride?
08-21-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 17,122
Views: 1,203,669
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: 584
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: 17,122
Views: 1,203,669
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 494
Posted By burnthesheep

Adidas Velosamba is pretty much a casual fitness...

Adidas Velosamba is pretty much a casual fitness shoe, with SPD cleat. It's a comfy and somewhat fashionable Samba with the cleat option.
08-18-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 729
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".
08-17-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 729
Posted By burnthesheep

Almost always without any sealant also.

Almost always without any sealant also.
08-17-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17,122
Views: 1,203,669
Posted By burnthesheep

Only early AM on weekends. Either way, after...

Only early AM on weekends.

Either way, after riding it, Lystra is a bit of BS. There's plenty of hills equal, or worse, rising out of creek beds in neighborhoods "in town" where I live in...
08-16-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 498
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: 17,122
Views: 1,203,669
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,454
Posted By burnthesheep

#2 and #4 could contribute to #1, at least...

#2 and #4 could contribute to #1, at least partially, outside of just more experience handling a bike.
08-15-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7,020
Views: 511,475
Posted By burnthesheep

I had been storing those in the shed recently. ...

I had been storing those in the shed recently.

Maybe I'll buy a lot of spare quick links and when the bikes go in the shed remove the chains and bag them and take them indoors.
08-15-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 389
Posted By burnthesheep

Just to be clear, in my post I wasn't talking...

Just to be clear, in my post I wasn't talking your run of the mill 105/Ultegra/DA rim brake calipers. I'm talking the 1st generation canti style aero rim brakes on the 2015/2016 Giant Propel. They...
08-14-22, 05:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 389
Posted By burnthesheep

Thing is the rim brakes. I am in this scenario...

Thing is the rim brakes. I am in this scenario with a 2015 Propel. The AXS on my cross bike is great, but it has disc brakes. Making it a very nice difference. Brakes on the Propel plain are...
08-12-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7,020
Views: 511,475
Posted By burnthesheep

Wheels coming to door soon, can't wait. Good...

Wheels coming to door soon, can't wait.

Good luck, the BB sound on the road bike was just a rusted chain needing tosses. I ultrasonic and wax my chains so I have zero idea how that happened as...
08-12-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
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: 2,750
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, 11:53 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,875
Posted By burnthesheep

Next up also is if it is a label issue and lost,...

Next up also is if it is a label issue and lost, BF provides the labels. So that's a BF problem. All you do is print. If they gave the person wrong labels, that's on them, not UPS. It's a UPS...
08-10-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 17,122
Views: 1,203,669
Posted By burnthesheep

Point of advice: if you've done a hard workout...

Point of advice: if you've done a hard workout and your hobby is endurance sport.........don't leap from the couch relaxing soon after that workout. Bad idea.

I had heard this, but never heeded...
08-10-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 584
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, 01:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 825
Posted By burnthesheep

It's been requested in the past. IIRC someone...

It's been requested in the past. IIRC someone smarter than I in the world of computers stated that there might be a seriously difficult coding problem to get around that depending on how integral...
08-09-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,266
Posted By burnthesheep

IF you own a geared bike also, pre-ride the...

IF you own a geared bike also, pre-ride the course with that and try a few different combos. Then own a couple cogs/rings and do the math for your single speed and swap it out before the race. Just...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,066
Posted By burnthesheep

If they were at fault, full replace. If you...

If they were at fault, full replace.

If you shared/were at fault, at least the front fork and maybe handlebars. Simply because a fork isn't designed for that frontal impact. If a big pothole...
08-09-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 17,122
Views: 1,203,669
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: 7,020
Views: 511,475
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: 185
Views: 5,289
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...
08-01-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 861
Posted By burnthesheep

Hour?

Hour?
07-29-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,996
Posted By burnthesheep

Reading BF I always hear all the talk of "nerd"...

Reading BF I always hear all the talk of "nerd" and "folks buying overly fancy racy things". This topic being the "nerd" one.

Then wonder, do folks think this also with wood working? "Yeah, Joe...
07-29-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,333
Posted By burnthesheep

And......I took up only TT/cross/gravel from one...

And......I took up only TT/cross/gravel from one of these kind of deals myself.

In cross I can go thru the course tape to avoid something or slide out into mud and go home. TT is all on me alone...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,586
Posted By burnthesheep

Fishermen and cyclists both embellish to their...

Fishermen and cyclists both embellish to their advantage.

Period.

It takes probably 260+ to do 24 mph pan flat alone on a road bike. If thats their z2 I smell BS. As that puts your hour power...
07-23-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 616
Posted By burnthesheep

It's literally basic math. Take a very classic...

It's literally basic math. Take a very classic out/back to the logical extremes of head/tail winds to prove the point:

Zero wind:
out: 10min 5mi 30mph
back: 10min 5mi 30mph
Total: 10 + 10 =...
07-22-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,833
Posted By burnthesheep

I mostly agree. If doing a Z2 ride, the burn...

I mostly agree. If doing a Z2 ride, the burn rate isn't there to justify the intake. I use those electrolyte tabs with zero nutrition otherwise for rides like that. Even an interval ride of under...
07-21-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 45,105
Posted By burnthesheep

2015 Giant Propel and 5800 shifters, nuff said. ...

2015 Giant Propel and 5800 shifters, nuff said. Nightmare job and a shifter that chews cables faster than 2000 hours.

So, I'll politely disagree having removed/replaced the chewed up cable 3x...
07-21-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 45,105
Posted By burnthesheep

With 105 moving to di2 only, I say it is a...

With 105 moving to di2 only, I say it is a definitive win for folks NOT pushing a competitive advantage. Why? An enduring royal pain is mech shift cables, replacement, adjustment.

Di2 and AXS...
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