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How many watts?

Old 10-21-18, 04:36 PM
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How many watts?

how many?
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Old 10-21-18, 04:54 PM
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JUST THE ONE!

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"Say watt again! I dare you! I double dare you!"
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Old 10-21-18, 05:00 PM
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JUST THE ONE!

I'd rather have a Tesla.

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Dial it up to 400.
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I'd rather have a Tesla.

Tesla was a true freakster. A cult hero of many and a genius of course. Tesla believed he was communicated with telepathically by aliens for all of his ideas. He may have been right.
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I have my power output set to 400W. Unless you've been racing, there is no way you could match my speed.
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i have my power output set to 400w. Unless you've been racing, there is no way you could match my speed.

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Ebikes have like 500 watts. Why exert physical effort? This is 2018. Everyone can be fast. It's progress.
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Ebikes have like 500 watts. Why exert physical effort? This is 2018. Everyone can be fast. It's progress.
I saw an article the other day on building your own fast ebike. 40 MPH and 1500 watts.
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All of them.
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It depends on the size of your Guads, and how many riders you want to drope
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"Say watt again! I dare you! I double dare you!"
Watt?
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There were some in NY yesterday, but not nearly as many as I want. Stupid Zwift.
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Watt difference does it make?
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Watts? No watts. Joules. Joules are more valuable. And chicks dig them!
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With any luck, I'll get my wahoo trainer set up tonight and do my first ever FTP test. I'm hoping for some number of watts above 'embarrassing.'
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With any luck, I'll get my wahoo trainer set up tonight and do my first ever FTP test. I'm hoping for some number of watts above 'embarrassing.'

good luck. FTP tests are soul crushing!
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good luck. FTP tests are soul crushing!
Lol, so, i think jt is definktely embarassingly low. Granted...it was 11pm and I'd had a whiskey while getting everything setup. But the warmup on zwift gassed me, staeted out too fast once the 20 test axtually started, and threw in the towel after 5 minutes lol.
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In honor of the World Series, "Watts on Second?"
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