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PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 7:35 am 
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I need to get more time on mine

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PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 7:37 am 
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Nefarious86 wrote:
I need to get more time on mine


you have a coach?


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PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 7:47 am 
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Nope, at the moment just keeping sane, have started jumping on the TT bike once I get home from road rides and spinning on the LeMond. Time to sort shit out and get back to the plan.

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PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 7:55 am 
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Yeah I'm 8-10 hours a week on the TT + erg at the moment. Right now 1 long ride on the road 4+ hours. Being in the TT position just feels natural. My power is the same now across both bikes, I just need to work on getting more aero. I have Kruijswijk wide shoulders thanks to years in the pool.

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PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 8:11 am 
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Do you run a deep front training? I've always been to lazy to adjust the front brake so its always an 808 front haha.

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PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 8:36 am 
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Nefarious86 wrote:
Do you run a deep front training? I've always been to lazy to adjust the front brake so its always an 808 front haha.


I swap my 808 for a 404.. i should train on aluminium rims i have but they look pants... as ill never race on a 404 i dont mind training on it...


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PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 9:16 am 
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Tinea Pedis wrote:
Why do you say that? Riders actually spending quality time on their TT bike is probably one of the biggest time trial performance gains out there.

THIS!!!!

In fact I bought a second TT bike purely to train on.

Replicated by race bike position and ride it as often as possible.

It works.

In other news, broke a local 10m TT course record set by a former national champ last night.

Single carriageway, fairly quiet traffic, semi decent road surface. Gift hill start though.

18:53, CR by 16 seconds. First 18 on that course.

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PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 9:26 am 
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PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 9:31 am 
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Nefarious86 wrote:
Well done :D

Thanks buddy.

My times just keep getting faster and faster.
I'm quite lost for words as I never imagined I'd get anywhere near these speeds, and consistently.

Aero testing again on Tuesday.

A few helmets to test, 808FC vs ENVE 8.9 vs Jet 9+ as well. Maybe some positional stuff.

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PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 9:52 am 
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Awesome! That is fast, congratulations on the sub19.

Do you have any idea where the extra speed came from? Since it's so consistent something good is happening. :)

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Thanks Tom. It's my 3rd '18' so far. 2nd this year.

I think it's a combination of very specific and well researched equipment choices, optimised aerodynamics and of course an increase in power.

Allied to strong pacing strategys, it all adds up to be what appears a great package.

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Excellent stuff.

What sort of power we talking here? And who are you aero testing with? Xavier?

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Yes. Aero testing with Xav.

Last night was 363AP 369NP

Recent 25 was 348AP 352NP for 46:57.

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Your CdA must be insane!

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We will find out on Tuesday.
Aerolab data suggests .17x but that's no doubt traffic assisted and wind affected.

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