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09-07-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,404
Posted By asgelle

I think you need to brush up on your rules of the...

I think you need to brush up on your rules of the road. The vehicle being overtaken has right of way. You have no one to blame but yourself.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,712
Posted By asgelle

Lachlan Morton did it (5500 km, 65,500 m...

Lachlan Morton did it (5500 km, 65,500 m climbing) with his Cannondale SuperSix EVO race bike. https://cyclingtips.com/2021/07/lachlan-morton-has-finished-his-alt-tour-five-days-early/
07-13-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,476
Posted By asgelle

I'd say that's the relevant part. It's well past...

I'd say that's the relevant part. It's well past when they said you'd get the bike so it isn't nagging to call. I'd call, politely remind them how long it's been since they promised the work would be...
07-09-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,528
Posted By asgelle

Yes. The riders couldn't all agree to stop for...

Yes. The riders couldn't all agree to stop for one minute at the start of a stage to protest dangerous courses, but you think they'd all let someone win a stage knowing that even one stage win at The...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,550
Posted By asgelle

I'm glad that works for you. As for me, I need...

I'm glad that works for you. As for me, I need external validation. My self-worth is determined by others acknowledging me. If I wave and someone doesn't wave back, it makes me feel invisible; as if...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,550
Posted By asgelle

Wait. Are you saying there are people in the...

Wait. Are you saying there are people in the world who, without harming anyone else, aren't behaving the way you think they should behave? By all means we should make it our mission to change that.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,550
Posted By asgelle

Back in the day automobile drivers would wave to...

Back in the day automobile drivers would wave to each other when passing*. Do you?

*There are large parts of my state where drivers still do.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,550
Posted By asgelle

If four out of five people behave that way, have...

If four out of five people behave that way, have you considered how your behavior is causing it?
06-26-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,922
Posted By asgelle

You realize CAS has not published their decision?...

You realize CAS has not published their decision? All we've heard has come from Houlihan herself.The fact that there's any doubt when all we've heard is her side speaks volumes.
06-24-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,962
Posted By asgelle

It turns out the white horse was two inches...

It turns out the white horse was two inches taller than the black one https://startsat60.com/media/lifestyle/jokes/daily-joke-a-man-bought-two-horses-but-couldnt-tell-them-apart
06-24-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,922
Posted By asgelle

Itís also worth noting she got the full four year...

Itís also worth noting she got the full four year ban. If CAS believed there were any mitigating factors, and inadvertent ingestion is certainly one, they would have reduced the length of the...
06-24-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,922
Posted By asgelle

She didn't just fail the test. She failed the A...

She didn't just fail the test. She failed the A sample, the B sample, had a chance to refute the evidence before an arbitration panel but declined, and presented her case to CAS. After all that, CAS,...
06-23-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,125
Posted By asgelle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLO_HO0kEjs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLO_HO0kEjs
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,552
Posted By asgelle

So remarkable that it leads one to wonder if...

So remarkable that it leads one to wonder if perhaps they have figured out how to do it and decided that it's not in their best interest.
06-04-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,913
Posted By asgelle

My suggestion would be to recognize that while...

My suggestion would be to recognize that while there is some valuable information to be found from anonymous posters in a discussion group, unless one is already knowledgeable, it's difficult to...
06-04-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,913
Posted By asgelle

Fatigue is always multifactorial. Don't make the...

Fatigue is always multifactorial. Don't make the complex overly simple (and it's highly unlikely glycogen depletion is a factor on a ~15 minute climb). On the other hand, the principles of training...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,552
Posted By asgelle

They do, it's called a frameset.

They do, it's called a frameset.
05-26-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,620
Posted By asgelle

Up to a point. The most efficient cadence falls...

Up to a point. The most efficient cadence falls around 60 rpm and decreases above and below that point.
05-26-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,620
Posted By asgelle

I have no hard data at hand, but I think I have a...

I have no hard data at hand, but I think I have a response to the question. What it comes down to is the conversion from work done as measured by a powermeter to calories consumed is based on some...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,951
Posted By asgelle

Todayís date is 2021.

Todayís date is 2021.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,951
Posted By asgelle

I've been accumulating them as well. I'm almost...

I've been accumulating them as well. I'm almost embarrassed to say I enough to have one dedicated to each bike I ride with two left over that I've lent to people curious about riding with power.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,704
Posted By asgelle

As it turns out, I break the right ones and have...

As it turns out, I break the right ones and have a surplus of new left ones. Maybe we can work out a trade if you've kept unused rights.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,488
Posted By asgelle

The pros going for the fastest possible setup...

The pros going for the fastest possible setup ride the narrowest possible tire at the highest possible pressure below the impedance breakpoint that avoids the possibility of pinch flats.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,626
Posted By asgelle

If itís not worth it to you to figure out why...

If itís not worth it to you to figure out why would it be worth it to me? Nevertheless, the short answer is your question is ill posed. However, for any reasonable choice of rider and equipment and...
05-15-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,450
Posted By asgelle

Of course that could happen. On the other hand, a...

Of course that could happen. On the other hand, a piece of a Chinese satellite could fall on your head and kill you.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,488
Posted By asgelle

You might think it's a clever dodge to state a...

You might think it's a clever dodge to state a fact then claim that's only your opinion, but most aren't fooled. Saying amateurs never run 150-200 km races is a statement of fact [false] not an...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,626
Posted By asgelle

I'm curious how you determined this. It goes...

I'm curious how you determined this. It goes against established principles of Newtonian physics.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,626
Posted By asgelle

To say it matters is a value judgement. Everyone...

To say it matters is a value judgement. Everyone will have their own value system. There is no blanket answer as to what matters. As to making a difference, any change by definition makes a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,839
Posted By asgelle

You don't need N, R, or T. P_1V_1=P_2V_2. So...

You don't need N, R, or T. P_1V_1=P_2V_2. So pressure in pump+tire equals pressure originally in tire times the ratio of the volume of the tire to the volume of pump plus tire. That assumes things go...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,928
Posted By asgelle

Or would have been totally unaffected. And...

Or would have been totally unaffected. And another aluminum rim might have crumpled and failed completely just like a different one might not even have had a dent.
04-22-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,363
Posted By asgelle

Yellow line rule means riders must stay to the...

Yellow line rule means riders must stay to the right of the yellow line (or for multilane roads, possibly within the rightmost lane). In the U.S., it's not uncommon for races to be run on roads open...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,839
Posted By asgelle

I have a Silca Tattico mini pump. If I push the...

I have a Silca Tattico mini pump. If I push the head on too far, something stops the valve from closing. I don't know if it's something depressing the lock nut or the rubber gasket grabs the side of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,892
Posted By asgelle

One question you'll have to answer is given...

One question you'll have to answer is given you're now riding with two friends, how willing are you to ride alone based on some heart rate based program?
04-13-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,809
Posted By asgelle

For one, those who want to beat their brother in...

For one, those who want to beat their brother in law.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,063
Posted By asgelle

This is not correct. By looking at your...

This is not correct. By looking at your power/duration curve along with the demands of important events, it's possible to target training to specific weaknesses in a way that isn't possible without...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,063
Posted By asgelle

Only if you choose to deliberately misread what I...

Only if you choose to deliberately misread what I wrote. A power meter plus knowledge plus analysis can guide training. Why ignore the last two?
04-01-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,317
Posted By asgelle

A change in weight has the same effect on rolling...

A change in weight has the same effect on rolling resistance as it does on the gravity term.
03-29-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,570
Posted By asgelle

That would be this...

That would be this...
03-29-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,277
Posted By asgelle

Whoever said this about stress relieving has no...

Whoever said this about stress relieving has no idea what he's talking about. Stress relieving removes high stress points in spokes to avoid premature spoke failure. It has no effect at all on the...
03-23-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,120
Posted By asgelle

The difference being no matter how unskilled I am...

The difference being no matter how unskilled I am at baseball, I'm not likely to seriously injure another player or damage their equipment to the tune of hundreds or thousands of dollars.
03-19-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,120
Posted By asgelle

One thing to keep in mind, masters racers are...

One thing to keep in mind, masters racers are more experienced and safer, but their idea of safe riding may be shocking to a beginner. Slight bumping is considered perfectly normal and of no concern....
03-15-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By asgelle

Why would you enter a race in a glycogen depleted...

Why would you enter a race in a glycogen depleted state? Everything I've seen says make sure glycogen stores are topped off before a race to ensure maximum available fuel especially for supra...
03-15-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,258
Posted By asgelle

Will no one rid me of this meddlesome false...

Will no one rid me of this meddlesome false dichotomy? (and this one is especially stupid).
03-10-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 713
Posted By asgelle

I don't know about Mavic specifically, but...

I don't know about Mavic specifically, but several other brands have free hubs that just slide over the axle. The fit is tight enough that they usually stay in place, but it really doesn't matter...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,211
Posted By asgelle

Assuming he wore socks and an undershirt, it's...

Assuming he wore socks and an undershirt, it's odd that you would compare things which have some utility with something which was totally useless during the record attempt.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,211
Posted By asgelle

The logic makes perfect sense if you listened to...

The logic makes perfect sense if you listened to any of the interviews. He did what he thought was best given the equipment available to him. What he had in his garage wasn't purchased specifically...
02-18-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 24,224
Posted By asgelle

This might help....

This might help....
02-14-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,899
Posted By asgelle

No, the point of training is to overload the...

No, the point of training is to overload the system to produce desired adaptations. Fatigue doesn't necessarily indicate overload. Recovery from fatigue doesn't necessarily produce desired...
02-13-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,899
Posted By asgelle

I can't think of a more misguided question. There...

I can't think of a more misguided question. There is no one most effective way and to believe so shows a total lack of understanding.
02-13-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,899
Posted By asgelle

And not even that since you don't know stroke...

And not even that since you don't know stroke volume.
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