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01-17-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 220
Posted By burnthesheep

The correction for distance Strava uses if you're...

The correction for distance Strava uses if you're on pretty well known roads and routes is pretty accurate. However, you "instantaneous" speed shown on the GPS is most accurate if using a wheel...
01-16-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,374
Posted By burnthesheep

Sorry. I didn't clarify. They appear to be kits...

Sorry. I didn't clarify. They appear to be kits for an existing "nice-ish" bike but the kit is a throttled kit. Or they bought a bicycle, with pedals on it, with a throttle setup from one of those...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,693
Posted By burnthesheep

To bounce off this......the point of opposition...

To bounce off this......the point of opposition is a blend of overall weight, road surface roughness, and anticipated airspeed for the "event".

You can shift the point of opposition one way or...
01-13-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,329
Posted By burnthesheep

Time in position matters a good bit on the TT...

Time in position matters a good bit on the TT bike for the longer segments. Shorter ones in the 5min and less range, sure, it won't matter at all. Just set it up safely and hunker down.

Just to...
01-04-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15,805
Views: 929,231
Posted By burnthesheep

Good point. All I have to do is sit up and...

Good point.

All I have to do is sit up and hammer for that really high stuff.

I tried this last workout that had a mix and it worked out. I hammered the VO2 part sat up, then settled into...
01-03-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,098
Posted By burnthesheep

Silca Speedshield is close: ...

Silca Speedshield is close:
...
12-30-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,329
Posted By burnthesheep

Why am I not a Strava segment person any more?

I just don't feel it any more.

Maybe it was a maturity thing with riding the bike. I am finally realizing that I was just sabotaging possible real gains in fitness by chasing carrots that are at...
12-21-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15,805
Views: 929,231
Posted By burnthesheep

Doing Zwift TT Tune Up plan. Not much hours a...

Doing Zwift TT Tune Up plan. Not much hours a week, but some intensity. First time in a while on any kind of structure.

I think I chose the ftp too low at first. I did the intro workout and it...
12-18-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,837
Posted By burnthesheep

Whole topic is off the rails. You can do a...

Whole topic is off the rails. You can do a structured workout in Zwift without erg, exactly like outdoors. Just pick a flat route. Orrrr memorize a workout and ride up the mountains. I do 3x8 up...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,797
Posted By burnthesheep

I can do my own car work. I get the concept of...

I can do my own car work. I get the concept of efficiency and profit. But one thing that bugs me about shops is pulling the old "book hours" junk.

Wife took car in for inspection and it had a...
12-17-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,011
Posted By burnthesheep

I wouldn't even notice somebody 50 to 70 feet...

I wouldn't even notice somebody 50 to 70 feet back!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,052
Posted By burnthesheep

All depends on what your goals are. If...

All depends on what your goals are.

If you've trained all you can train and time trial is your game......go with the faster helmet. I can't imagine a helmet would have so much noise as to be...
12-16-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15,805
Views: 929,231
Posted By burnthesheep

Apple in their infinite wisdom making all their...

Apple in their infinite wisdom making all their power cables magnetic......agrrhhhhh! It fell off mid-Zwift and the laptop died. I was in the last 30sec of the last rep of the last set. I...
12-14-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,407
Posted By burnthesheep

Easy, math. Given their forward progress if you...

Easy, math. Given their forward progress if you simply u-turn for a couple minutes and then u-turn again.......they're a mile away.

Done. This has been on this forum a lot. No need to even...
12-12-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15,805
Views: 929,231
Posted By burnthesheep

Did the club/team TT route yesterday, full kit. ...

Did the club/team TT route yesterday, full kit. With the new Aerocoach Nopinz skinsuit. That suit is money. Makes my Bodypaint look like trash. I need data, but it is stupid fast. I got 3rd all...
12-11-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 159,730
Posted By burnthesheep

I "thought" I got a great Black Friday deal on a...

I "thought" I got a great Black Friday deal on a Nopinz/Aerocoach suit. It was. Then three days after getting it and riding it and loving it.......their CEO posts this for sale for a freaking steal...
12-09-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 159,730
Posted By burnthesheep

Instead of commissioner should say "commissaire"....

Instead of commissioner should say "commissaire". Sounds more Frenchie cycling like. Lol.
12-09-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,412
Posted By burnthesheep

That makes sense. These are rollers I can slam...

That makes sense. These are rollers I can slam on down.

I looked up one area I ride the TT bike a lot and created a 10mi TT out/back for future use. Not even at full power for 1/2 mile I...
12-08-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,818
Posted By burnthesheep

Roads. Without a pretty modern mountain bike...

Roads.

Without a pretty modern mountain bike setup, even the most modern metropolises of yesteryear would not have had good enough streets and roads for what they could have made back then.
...
12-07-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,331
Posted By burnthesheep

Looks at OP's username......looks at forum...

Looks at OP's username......looks at forum topic.........looks at OP's self score.........shakes head.
12-07-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,423
Posted By burnthesheep

I'm all about speed, hot nasty bad-A speed. ...

I'm all about speed, hot nasty bad-A speed.

Really though, going fast. Like, make you want to pee yourself a bit. Figuring out how those pesky air molecules want to hold you back. Why are you...
12-04-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,537
Posted By burnthesheep

You have to ask yourself what task you have, and...

You have to ask yourself what task you have, and how you can optimize your tools for the task. With bicycles, be it only human power or e-bike.......same thing. Will it be the perfect sized hammer...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 837
Posted By burnthesheep

For TT purposes, seriously........I need to head...

For TT purposes, seriously........I need to head out there.
11-27-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 159,730
Posted By burnthesheep

Black Friday got another sucker. I bought an...

Black Friday got another sucker. I bought an Aerocoach/Nopinz Flowsuit that was normally an absolute fortune for a price closer to what you'd pay for my Bodypaint 3.3 when it was new. The Bodypaint...
11-27-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15,805
Views: 929,231
Posted By burnthesheep

60 to 65 ft per mile at 24.3mph for the Turkey...

60 to 65 ft per mile at 24.3mph for the Turkey ITT. It also nets 150+ feet above where you start. Turns were slick slick, so took those really slow. Rather not slide out on an informal ITT. Happy...
11-24-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 159,730
Posted By burnthesheep

Tempor was 10w faster than the Cerebel at my 10mi...

Tempor was 10w faster than the Cerebel at my 10mi TT power. Tested today. Hooray. Actually quieter and can see well in it. Keeper.
11-20-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 15,805
Views: 929,231
Posted By burnthesheep

Almost at 600 TSS for the week, and it is Friday....

Almost at 600 TSS for the week, and it is Friday. :D Vacation week.

Today I rode the TT bike in our hilly neighborhood just for muscle memory. I made a little out/back lap in Strava of a nice...
11-20-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 159,730
Posted By burnthesheep

Dude, eff you. But in a good way. I wish I...

Dude, eff you. But in a good way. I wish I could have electronic on this bike. It's an old frameset, but shifting from the bullhorns would be amazing.

Enjoy!

I'm running out of things to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,054
Posted By burnthesheep

HED Jet RC5 Plus Black Edition, disc....$1250,...

HED Jet RC5 Plus Black Edition, disc....$1250, 1568g.....46mm deep, tubeless tape included
11-16-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,665
Posted By burnthesheep

Not just pro bike riders. It's most everyone...

Not just pro bike riders. It's most everyone where their persona or brand is in the public domain. People might disagree with cancel culture, but the first amendment doesn't mean you can express...
11-15-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 159,730
Posted By burnthesheep

Thanks! Turkey days TT 25 thru 27th. Make a...

Thanks! Turkey days TT 25 thru 27th. Make a Strava attempt at the segment those days. So will get a shot to be fast!

I have a teammate coming out to try it same day as me.
11-14-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 159,730
Posted By burnthesheep

Maybe I killed a Stormtrooper and took it from...

Maybe I killed a Stormtrooper and took it from him........

Oh, and I replaced the stupid AF huge headed allen bolts for the stack spacers sticking in the wind. Pan/round head bolts FTMFW. Helped...
11-13-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,223
Posted By burnthesheep

Unfortunately, that saddle angle tells me that...

Unfortunately, that saddle angle tells me that the bike fit is still wrong despite the cool story. There are fit coordinates that could be altered somewhere that it wouldn't bias weight so far...
11-09-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5,417
Views: 331,639
Posted By burnthesheep

I'm a crazy MF'er. I just blew it on a new TT...

I'm a crazy MF'er. I just blew it on a new TT skid lid.

I found a line on one brand new at something not stupid unreasonable. I've wasted more on a wheel before I didn't end up using. Go...
11-07-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15,805
Views: 929,231
Posted By burnthesheep

2hrs new TT position. 225w AP 230w NP. ...

2hrs new TT position. 225w AP 230w NP. Yesssssss. Good speed too on the hilly route.

That bike is fun. Just flies.
11-02-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,843
Posted By burnthesheep

I wish them well. I'm not well informed about...

I wish them well. I'm not well informed about them aside from watching a few videos on Youtube.

All I know is, they have a massive following of haters. I'm in a FB buy/sell group. Someone...
10-30-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15,805
Views: 929,231
Posted By burnthesheep

Lotta run TSS this week. 10k Friday today. New...

Lotta run TSS this week. 10k Friday today. New PR, under 50min now. Nothing stellar, but into the 7's per mile for a flat 10k. Had a couple miles in there around 7:20. Nice.
10-29-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 492
Posted By burnthesheep

On avg about 2 to 3 lbs heavier versus last year....

On avg about 2 to 3 lbs heavier versus last year. Road bike power is maybe up 5 to 10w. But......with a TT bike focus........that is up a full 40w over a 10mi effort. That's a mammoth change in...
Forum: Triathlon
10-27-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By burnthesheep

I don't judge people who don camouflaged pajamas...

I don't judge people who don camouflaged pajamas and douse themselves with deer piss and trek out to the woods at 3:30 in the morning to go kill animals they may or may not eat afterwards.

Nor do...
10-22-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15,805
Views: 929,231
Posted By burnthesheep

Went for a 10mi PR before the weather gets slow...

Went for a 10mi PR before the weather gets slow for the season. Not the best prep by doing loads of sweetspot the last 4 days in a row. Whatever.

285w AP. I couldn't hold the 300 I wanted to....
10-12-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,123
Posted By burnthesheep

Ignoring "as it should be" repairs of broken...

Ignoring "as it should be" repairs of broken things, or non-functional things:

-saddle: it probably came with the bike because it was the most generic and affordable shape for that bike the...
10-12-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15,805
Views: 929,231
Posted By burnthesheep

Screw it, why not. I was feeling good on my run...

Screw it, why not. I was feeling good on my run Saturday in the rain. Decided to finish a 1/2. I'd never sniffed breaking 2 hours. 1:58. I had a couple stoplight crossings in there for a...
Forum: Triathlon
10-09-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 893
Posted By burnthesheep

I looked, couldn't find. Might be too new. I...

I looked, couldn't find. Might be too new. I know the Madone factory aero bars offer factory "ITU" clip ons meant just for the bars.

Folks on BF hate this reference, but post up on Slowtwitch...
10-08-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15,805
Views: 929,231
Posted By burnthesheep

Having to get creative getting my time in on the...

Having to get creative getting my time in on the lunch TT bike rides. When you ride fast enough, the mileage starts piling on quick. 23.5mph at 30ft per mile at sweetspot for 25.5mi at lunch. Had...
10-06-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,496
Posted By burnthesheep

Here's the deal with the headphones, it...

Here's the deal with the headphones, it presupposes that you will maintain your line perfectly predictably. The other person should still announce and make a safe pass. Safe meaning with ample...
10-06-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15,805
Views: 929,231
Posted By burnthesheep

Hmm, true. Maybe not a good idea. Maybe just a...

Hmm, true. Maybe not a good idea. Maybe just a ziploc bag and a meat tenderizer then. Probably saved me getting chastised by the wife for ruining the coffee grinder!
09-30-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 636
Posted By burnthesheep

No. I will say, for the cost of a left only...

No.

I will say, for the cost of a left only crank meter...............many cyclists spend that much on a pair of bibs and couple jerseys or a month's worth of cache' microbrew.
09-30-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15,805
Views: 929,231
Posted By burnthesheep

Missed the TT regional, went out before lunch...

Missed the TT regional, went out before lunch today just to see what I could muster. Windy. Flat. Could not get the HR up to a great hour power. But.......here we are.

I finally did it, sub hour....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,950
Posted By burnthesheep

Here's the deal with this one, it's still your...

Here's the deal with this one, it's still your responsibility pulling out.

If you can't see, you creep up until you can, then you go.

Someday, instead of an electrical box blocking your view it...
09-24-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15,805
Views: 929,231
Posted By burnthesheep

Well, might have just been the bump. I didn't...

Well, might have just been the bump. I didn't notice, but lost my saddle bag also. That was jammed into an open bottle cage and it's gone also. I feel stupid. It has velcro, use it. Seemed tight...
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