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Forum: Winter Cycling 11-28-14, 07:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,176
Posted By AngrySaki
One option to hold you over until next year is to...

One option to hold you over until next year is to byt:
1)a whole bunch chemical warmers (they're pretty cheap, ~ 60c each from MEC),
2)decent booties,
3)a few big wool socks (to wear around your...
Forum: Winter Cycling 11-27-14, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 648
Posted By AngrySaki
I think they would work fine. I've exceeded the...

I think they would work fine. I've exceeded the tire size spec on rims often, and haven't had any bad results. Just make sure as you're pumping the tire up for the first time that the bead is well...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-18-14, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,210
Posted By AngrySaki
The problem with replacing the stem with one...

The problem with replacing the stem with one that's straight is that it would change your handlebar height (if you previously had an angled one).
Forum: Road Cycling 03-17-14, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,210
Posted By AngrySaki
That is an interesting design. It clamps onto the...

That is an interesting design. It clamps onto the stem right?

My guess is that they were replaced by the Air Stryke, which I think would be more compatible with different setups. (eg. I don't...
Forum: Winter Cycling 02-09-14, 04:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,194
Posted By AngrySaki
I used the inserts I bought yesterday, but it...

I used the inserts I bought yesterday, but it ended up being warmer than expected. I did about 3 hours in -10C with toe warmers and my feet only started getting cold near the end after I slowed down...
Forum: Winter Cycling 02-07-14, 11:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,194
Posted By AngrySaki
Do you think aluminum would work better than...

Do you think aluminum would work better than emergency blanket material? I already have an emergency blanket partly cut up.
Forum: Winter Cycling 02-07-14, 10:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,194
Posted By AngrySaki
I found some aerogel inserts at a store last...

I found some aerogel inserts at a store last night: http://www.marks.com/shop/en/marks-marksdefaultsalescatalog/t-max-insoles--31977
I have a ride planned Saturday morning and it's going to be -16C,...
Forum: Winter Cycling 02-06-14, 04:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,194
Posted By AngrySaki
Aerogel will make me faster right? :P I...

Aerogel will make me faster right? :P

I think I'll check out a couple of stores tonight and see if they have anything like those toasty feet. Otherwise I'll just hack something out of foam or felt...
Forum: Winter Cycling 02-05-14, 07:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,194
Posted By AngrySaki
Replacing insoles

I have a relatively old pair of Lake MXZ-302's and as part of the insole, the have a layer of what is pretty much bubble wrap. The problem is that all the bubbles are popped/compressed around the...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-16-13, 09:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,321
Posted By AngrySaki
The one thing that people rarely mention when...

The one thing that people rarely mention when considering triples is that you can swap out the standard middle and top ring, which changes the argument of "a compact crank can cover 90% of the range...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-12-13, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,158
Posted By AngrySaki
The shorty bars do also get used in draft legal...

The shorty bars do also get used in draft legal triathlons, a lot of the ones for that purpose come with a bridge between the two extensions for safety. Mine don't have one so I bought a 3rd party...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-11-13, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,158
Posted By AngrySaki
I have a pair, and they work fairly well except...

I have a pair, and they work fairly well except that my position isn't ideal for them. The problem I have is that my hands naturally want to hold further than the bars extend, but that's mostly...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-11-13, 09:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,045
Posted By AngrySaki
If you haven't already gotten one, a power meter...

If you haven't already gotten one, a power meter is probably a better investment than disc wheels.
I think the general consensus that I've seen is that wheels give less of a performance boost than...
Forum: Touring 11-09-13, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,171
Posted By AngrySaki
I've never used 700x38 marathon pluses, but I've...

I've never used 700x38 marathon pluses, but I've used 25,32 and 35mm ones, and I've found that they get a bit easier to mount as they get larger (although I did mount the 25's on a different rim).
...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-04-13, 06:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By AngrySaki
I've never tried it, but it's an interesting...

I've never tried it, but it's an interesting idea. I've always been tempted to get a 54T or higher so my gear steps would be smaller at the same speed.
I've mixed and matched chainrings in the...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-20-13, 07:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 485
Posted By AngrySaki
Probably the best way to do find out if you're...

Probably the best way to do find out if you're improving is is to find flat out and back route, and do a full out time trial every little while. Ideally it should take at least 20 minutes, and it...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-17-13, 12:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,875
Posted By AngrySaki
I also prefer having something less than 30T on...

I also prefer having something less than 30T on the front. I had good luck with the exact same setup you did. (FSA crankset + 24T after market inner ring). The only thing I did different was that I...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-16-13, 06:57 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,808
Posted By AngrySaki
Aerobars are faster. How is that not a valid...

Aerobars are faster. How is that not a valid reason to use them?



Incase you missed it, the OP said he's not planning on doing any/many group rides.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-20-13, 09:01 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,822
Posted By AngrySaki
I have:...

I have: http://www.woodfortrees.org/plot/hadcrut3vgl/from:1880/plot/gistemp/from:1880/plot/hadcrut4gl/from:1880


That is not flat.


Wait, let me get this right. You're saying that if plot...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-19-13, 05:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,822
Posted By AngrySaki
I don't see a refutation of the fact that...

I don't see a refutation of the fact that temperatures have warmed since 1934 in there, just a bunch of conspiracy theories from biased blog. Just show me a scientifically credible temperature record...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-19-13, 09:29 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,822
Posted By AngrySaki
I find this baffling. You seem to be willing to...

I find this baffling. You seem to be willing to accept parts of climate science (like the jetstream and how it affects weather patterns) and seem to use it in your own made up rationalization about...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-19-13, 09:25 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,822
Posted By AngrySaki
Of course it's not science. It's a picture that...

Of course it's not science. It's a picture that shows how the of the claims of some climate skeptics would look if you look at them in the long term.


I'm sure there are global warming fraudsters...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-16-13, 10:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,822
Posted By AngrySaki
I looked, but couldn't find any quotes by any...

I looked, but couldn't find any quotes by any climate scientists in there, or any reference to any scientific paper. The best they did was an "economist on climate change" (ie. not a climate...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-15-13, 03:56 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,822
Posted By AngrySaki
If you want to play that game... Then I'm going...

If you want to play that game... Then I'm going to have to assume the fact that you have not defended any of your earlier assertions as very "telling".
But feel free to to tell me which one of...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-13-13, 08:09 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,822
Posted By AngrySaki
No I don't know what you truly think. I'm basing...

No I don't know what you truly think. I'm basing what you think on what you have said. Since you have misrepresented what the science actually says by repeating a mainstream opinion, I assumed that...
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