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10-09-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 381
Posted By asgelle

So the patch failed in an application for which...

So the patch failed in an application for which it was never intended. Big deal. If anything, this proves the patches adhere well to tubes and can withstand much greater expansion than they will ever...
10-01-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,028
Posted By asgelle

Exactly. Any force produced by the muscles would...

Exactly. Any force produced by the muscles would go into spinning the cranks (moving the bike). Because the two sides are in equilibrium, no force is required to raise the opposite leg.
09-30-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,028
Posted By asgelle

Why we don't use strength-endurance anymore ?...

Why we don't use strength-endurance anymore ? aboc Cycle Coaching (http://www.aboc.com.au/tips-and-hints/why-we-dont-use-strength-endurance-anymore)
09-29-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,028
Posted By asgelle

I guess you didnít bother to read the entire...

I guess you didnít bother to read the entire article.
09-29-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,028
Posted By asgelle

You donít really think I was serious about...

You donít really think I was serious about changing from power cranks do you? It was an ironic device to show the fallacy of the model that muscular effort is needed to raise the upward moving leg....
09-29-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,028
Posted By asgelle

Seriously? Think about it. Forget legs, put a 20...

Seriously? Think about it. Forget legs, put a 20 lb weight on each pedal. What happens when you put them at 9 and 3? Now how about 10 and 4? 11 and 5?
09-29-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,028
Posted By asgelle

If you can't follow the discussion, maybe it's...

If you can't follow the discussion, maybe it's best you remain silent. I never made any comment on how to ride a bike.
09-29-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,028
Posted By asgelle

First of all world class pros do not exert upward...

First of all world class pros do not exert upward force on the rising pedal,...
09-29-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,028
Posted By asgelle

Actually, it dates back at least as far as...

Actually, it dates back at least as far as Archimedes, ~250 BCE.
09-29-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,028
Posted By asgelle

Maybe you're an Olympic caliber rider. It doesn't...

Maybe you're an Olympic caliber rider. It doesn't change the fact that your understanding of mechanics is wrong.
09-29-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,028
Posted By asgelle

Maybe you should ditch the power cranks and use a...

Maybe you should ditch the power cranks and use a standard crankset where the weight of the descending leg lifts the rising one.
09-28-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,420
Posted By asgelle

You might look into Bicycle Adventure Club....

You might look into Bicycle Adventure Club. https://www.bicycleadventureclub.org/html/ They're a non-profit club with tours run by the (trained) members. Their prices are reasonable and they run...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 04:52 PM
09-07-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,404
Posted By asgelle

Not according to the UVC...

Not according to the UVC https://iamtraffic.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/UVC2000.pdf
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
09-06-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By asgelle

Perhaps you missed this,...

Perhaps you missed this, https://www.specialized.com/us/en/roubaix/p/184477?color=293288-184477
"* Specifications are subject to change without notice"
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/
08-26-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,416
Posted By asgelle

A 50% increase in speed can never result from a...

A 50% increase in speed can never result from a 50% increase in power. This might help http://www.recumbents.com/wisil/MartinDocs/Validation%20of%20a%20mathematical%20model%20for%20road%20cycling.pdf
08-26-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,416
Posted By asgelle

Or your VO2max remained the same/decreased...

Or your VO2max remained the same/decreased accompanied by an increase in anaerobic work capacity, or lactate tolerance, or threshold power as a fraction of VO2max, ...
08-25-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 791
Posted By asgelle

Those numbers are pretty much in line with what I...

Those numbers are pretty much in line with what I see on my power meter.
08-13-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,089
Posted By asgelle

If someone doesnít understand CTL weighs more...

If someone doesnít understand CTL weighs more recent efforts more heavily than earlier ones, they donít understand what CTL represents; thatís why I wouldnít put any stock in their opinion. (or do...
08-12-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,089
Posted By asgelle

Yes, there's a lot of incorrect information on...

Yes, there's a lot of incorrect information on the internet. If you want to avoid misinformation, primary sources are a good place to start.
08-12-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,089
Posted By asgelle

I stopped here. If you get this wrong, I don't...

I stopped here. If you get this wrong, I don't see the point in reading the rest.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,626
Posted By asgelle

At least for the Silca, no. Silca uses the...

At least for the Silca, no. Silca uses the measured inflated tire width.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,660
Posted By asgelle

But cheapest doesn't mean best value. If the data...

But cheapest doesn't mean best value. If the data the Stages provides aren't reliable and can't answer the user's questions (or worse raise even more questions), then the buyer didn't save some money...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,660
Posted By asgelle

Pointing out errors isnít for the benefit of the...

Pointing out errors isnít for the benefit of the poster, who is usually past convincing, but for any reader who might be unaware of the mistakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 798
Posted By asgelle

ASO may frown on it, but UCI prohibits it. ß 3...

ASO may frown on it, but UCI prohibits it.
ß 3 Commercialisation

Article 1.3.006

Equipment shall be of a type that is sold for use by anyone practicing cycling as a sport.

Any equipment in...
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,916
Posted By asgelle

For future reference, here's what I used, "can...

For future reference, here's what I used, "can garmin 830 do workout and navigate at the same time." (no snark, sincerely trying to be helpful.)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,916
Posted By asgelle

https://forums.garmin.com/sports-fitness/cycling/f...

https://forums.garmin.com/sports-fitness/cycling/f/edge-830/236318/can-i-run-a-trainingpeaks-imported-workout-and-a-route-at-the-same-time-what-is-the-right-order-to-load-both
I won't make a snarky...
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...
07-07-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,852
Posted By asgelle

Not as uniform as one might think. The center of...

Not as uniform as one might think. The center of mass drops in the turns due to the banking and rises entering the straights so there's an acceleration/deceleration twice every lap.
07-06-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,852
Posted By asgelle

"Riding on nominally flat terrain I wouldn't...

"Riding on nominally flat terrain I wouldn't expect to pick up any time on a lighter bike."
07-06-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,852
Posted By asgelle

My assertion that a lighter bike will be faster...

My assertion that a lighter bike will be faster on level ground because of a decrease in rolling resistance? OK.
07-06-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,852
Posted By asgelle

I don't know what you're talking about, The...

I don't know what you're talking about, The original statement came in post 122 my response was post 123, and the clarification in post 130.
07-06-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,852
Posted By asgelle

The clarification came after I responded to the...

The clarification came after I responded to the post. Please try to keep up.

I can't decide if the next post (and there's always a next post) warrants invoking the first rule of holes or the...
07-06-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,852
Posted By asgelle

I think you missed the point. However much larger...

I think you missed the point. However much larger the other factors are, the savings from lower rolling resistance is not affected by them and the increase in speed or reduction in power persists...
07-06-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,852
Posted By asgelle

Now it's your mental model that needs correction....

Now it's your mental model that needs correction. Whatever other factors may impact the ride, none of them will negate the energy saving or speed increase from the lower rolling resistance from the...
07-06-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,852
Posted By asgelle

That's exactly what I'm saying. Words have...

That's exactly what I'm saying. Words have meaning. There are plenty of qualifiers that could have been used to make the statement correct. To say 30 seconds over 100 miles isn't significant,...
07-06-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,852
Posted By asgelle

I'll make it simple. The poster made a statement...

I'll make it simple. The poster made a statement (A), I said (A) is incorrect. Later in the original post, the poster showed an example where (A) was contradicted. Now you're saying by showing that...
07-06-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,852
Posted By asgelle

If anything that proves my point. The lighter...

If anything that proves my point. The lighter bike is faster.
07-06-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,852
Posted By asgelle

No model is ever complete, but we know the Martin...

No model is ever complete, but we know the Martin model agrees with experimental data to within 1-2%. So for all the things you listed and the ones you don't, the cumulative error must be less than...
07-06-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,852
Posted By asgelle

That is literally what PeteHski wrote and to...

That is literally what PeteHski wrote and to which I responded.
07-06-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,852
Posted By asgelle

Where did I say it does? You might have noticed I...

Where did I say it does? You might have noticed I wasn't responding to you.
07-06-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,852
Posted By asgelle

Hold on, I had to dodge the moving goalposts. ...

Hold on, I had to dodge the moving goalposts.

On flat ground, the lighter bike will have lower rolling resistance and so will be faster. Is the difference significant? That depends on each...
07-06-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,852
Posted By asgelle

You need to adjust your mental model. Rolling...

You need to adjust your mental model. Rolling resistance depends linearly on weight so even on flat ground, a lighter bike will be faster due to the decrease in rolling resistance. (Yes, the...
07-05-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,852
Posted By asgelle

Sadly, the data don't support this. If the model,...

Sadly, the data don't support this. If the model, http://www.recumbents.com/wisil/MartinDocs/Validation%20of%20a%20mathematical%20model%20for%20road%20cycling.pdf were truly lacking, the agreement...
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, 12:38 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,550
Posted By asgelle

Really? Because I have no idea whether you wave...

Really? Because I have no idea whether you wave to other drivers.
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