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06-09-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 419
Posted By aclinjury

is really worth the time to repaint a junk????

is really worth the time to repaint a junk????
06-01-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By aclinjury

Ultra has ceramic bearings

Ultra has ceramic bearings
05-29-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,134
Posted By aclinjury

It's not wrong of you to ask for a new bike. In...

It's not wrong of you to ask for a new bike. In fact, you should insist on getting a new bike.
Bring your bike back to the LBS and have them check it out, and ask them to write something along the...
05-28-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,433
Posted By aclinjury

First of all, from reading you, I know you don't...

First of all, from reading you, I know you don't understand anatomy much.

Secondly, "stretching" has morphed over the years and decades. Today, when pro athletes refer to stretching, it's not the...
05-26-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 4,650
Posted By aclinjury

He was eating a gel 6 km to go, clearly he wasn't...

He was eating a gel 6 km to go, clearly he wasn't fueling properly coming into the final climb. He bonked due to nutrition, not due to his legs.
05-20-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 6,611
Posted By aclinjury

For most of this thread, you've lobbing quips and...

For most of this thread, you've lobbing quips and discounting countersteering. And now finally, you made a somewhat senisble opinion. It's obvious you're interested in this debate.

At "medium"...
05-20-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 6,611
Posted By aclinjury

you can countersteer in the middle of a turn......

you can countersteer in the middle of a turn... as long as you're not at maximum lean angle. Countersteering at max lean angle will result in a lowside.
05-19-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 6,611
Posted By aclinjury

finally, a video explaining the physics behind...

finally, a video explaining the physics behind countersteering
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpV2Bg-WX0w

a few takaway points:
-countersteering is the quickest method to initiate a turn...
05-18-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,154
Posted By aclinjury

I'm the Socal area. Some mtb'ers here are...

I'm the Socal area. Some mtb'ers here are willing to do trail works, but the problem is that these same folks are also of the mentality that just because they put in the work, it should be ok for...
05-18-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,871
Posted By aclinjury

Shifting wise, either chain will work fine. But...

Shifting wise, either chain will work fine. But the Shimano chain will give you the quiestest mode of operation with Shimano cassettes. This is true up to 10 speed drivetrain.

But once you get...
05-17-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,243
Posted By aclinjury

massive 3D Imax goggles, I want one. ...

massive 3D Imax goggles, I want one.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/512x690/goggles_528fb9d965033cf2259618d5c56528535def7446.jpg
05-17-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,955
Posted By aclinjury

some interesting videos backed by science ...

some interesting videos backed by science

Seated or stand?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldbwNHglK5w

Low cadence or high cadence?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsoDLyO8To0

In general,...
05-10-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 13,561
Posted By aclinjury

ugh oh, I detect penis envy :winter:

ugh oh, I detect penis envy :winter:
05-09-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,063
Posted By aclinjury

this cannot be a serious post

this cannot be a serious post
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,714
Posted By aclinjury

What is typical road cyclist? Well most young...

What is typical road cyclist? Well most young 20yr olds typical road cyclists ride more aggressively than the 60 yr old typical road cyslists. The 20something guys always want to liven things up on...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,714
Posted By aclinjury

because a highend regular clincher with latex is...

because a highend regular clincher with latex is still better overall compared to the best tubeless due to:
-similar rolling resistance as the best tubeless
-better front end feel than tubeless due...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,714
Posted By aclinjury

when it comes to "feel", use latex with a light...

when it comes to "feel", use latex with a light tire, and use it on the front wheel. The reason for this is you want as much more road feedback from the front wheel than from the rear wheel. For...
04-25-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,698
Posted By aclinjury

if the TT road is smooth (like most), then...

if the TT road is smooth (like most), then they're using 23c. Nobody is using 28c. But of course weekend warriors say their fat Rene Herse allow them to dominate strava sphere. So there you have...
04-22-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 848
Posted By aclinjury

in other news, the sky is blue

in other news, the sky is blue
04-22-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 692
Posted By aclinjury

long leg cyclists always suck at sprinting. Long...

long leg cyclists always suck at sprinting. Long leggers get dropped like a rock in power surges, it's comical.
04-18-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,698
Posted By aclinjury

Right. Like you, I don't dispute the data, but...

Right. Like you, I don't dispute the data, but I'm questioning their degree of applicability to the real world. When putting the variability of the data and variability of road surfaces, it makes it...
04-13-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,703
Posted By aclinjury

At this point, it must be absolutely clear that...

At this point, it must be absolutely clear that Pogacar is not only a younger, but better GC rider than McNulty. Period. McNulty was fortunate to be in the yellow because JV let it go in the break...
04-13-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,698
Posted By aclinjury

All these rolling resistance tests are so...

All these rolling resistance tests are so specific AND varied that their results are questionable in real-world riding applicability.
Has anyone done hard out-of-saddle accelerations on wide tires...
04-12-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,886
Posted By aclinjury

lol this thread is fred

lol this thread is fred
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,498
Posted By aclinjury

all butyl inner tubes that I know of area...

all butyl inner tubes that I know of area seamless.
those tubes are molded in one piece. The only seam is when the 2 ends of the tubes are mellted by heat and joined together.
...
02-12-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 747
Posted By aclinjury

I'm not talking about stats padding strava. I'm...

I'm not talking about stats padding strava.
I'm talking about using NP when assessing an intervals.
The OP is asking about his best 20 min effort, producing 303w avg and 335w NP, within this 20 min...
02-12-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 747
Posted By aclinjury

normalized power is VERY IMPORTANT, and I'd argue...

normalized power is VERY IMPORTANT, and I'd argue even more so than average power.

So given 2 different rides:

Ride 1:
steady state for 1 hour with 200w Avg and 200w NP

Ride 2:
hill...
02-08-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,805
Posted By aclinjury

ugh, if i'm going to the restroom, the bike is...

ugh, if i'm going to the restroom, the bike is coming in with me.

One time I left if outside of a deli so I could buy a water bottle, and just as I was finishing paying the cashier and walked out...
12-21-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,967
Posted By aclinjury

Covid won't help push infrastructure. However,...

Covid won't help push infrastructure. However, what Covid has contributed is more cycling from people otherwise who wouldn't, and this helps the cycling cause.

Ultimately, what may force a change...
12-14-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 904
Posted By aclinjury

$600 for a repaint is a fair price. I'm paying...

$600 for a repaint is a fair price. I'm paying $800 for my repaint. I went with my own logo in pearlescent, and for the base I went with a shifting color base. There is no way most pepole would be...
11-15-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,987
Posted By aclinjury

hey man! good seeing you here too. Right. I...

hey man! good seeing you here too.

Right. I was more replying to the other fella's "2x front pad wear to 1x rear pad wear". On the road yes, less so on dirt. On dirt I find myself braking evenly...
11-14-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,987
Posted By aclinjury

not on the dirt.

not on the dirt.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,386
Posted By aclinjury

you're right, i was being too conservative. My...

you're right, i was being too conservative. My own 1min seated efforts on the trainer with legs with some fatigue is close to 200% too. My out of the saddle repeated attacks during practice is...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,386
Posted By aclinjury

if I were you, I'd concentrate on my 1-min power...

if I were you, I'd concentrate on my 1-min power at say 125%, because honestly nobody is gonna attack for more than 1 minute in a group ride. So train yourself 1min power, this is for the trainer. ...
10-17-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,835
Posted By aclinjury

been on a "mostly" vegan diet for almost a decade...

been on a "mostly" vegan diet for almost a decade now. I say "mostly" because about 3-4 times a month, i'll go out with friends/relatives and sometimes it's hard to order food that's completly vegan,...
10-08-20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,182
Posted By aclinjury

as long as you don't do out of saddle sprints,...

as long as you don't do out of saddle sprints, then frame should be ok.
However, I wouldn't put a superlight frame on a locked out trainter though.
My trainer is the rock-n-roll one, which allows...
10-03-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,184
Posted By aclinjury

how would you like to show up for a bicycle rally...

how would you like to show up for a bicycle rally with this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJgMObLsUdE
09-29-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,192
Posted By aclinjury

Pogacar did try to help his countrymen Roglic. ...

Pogacar did try to help his countrymen Roglic.

But, apparently, nobody counted on Alaphilippe's extraordinay reservoir of anaerobic on the final attack. That was something to watch.

WVA played...
09-23-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,753
Posted By aclinjury

I'm from Socal? It's hard to relate

I'm from Socal? It's hard to relate
09-14-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,586
Posted By aclinjury

In the Socal beach areas, most people either get...

In the Socal beach areas, most people either get a road bike (could be an endurance one), or a beach cruiser. I see very few 1x bikes on the road. I can honestly say I've seen 1 person riding a...
09-13-20, 11:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,586
Posted By aclinjury

you're in Newport Beach? there ain't any gravel...

you're in Newport Beach? there ain't any gravel roads here
09-11-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,600
Posted By aclinjury

get all the rednecks outta Cali. Most fires are...

get all the rednecks outta Cali. Most fires are start by these woody rednecks.
08-31-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,658
Posted By aclinjury

Sivakov just suck at descending. Homeboy also...

Sivakov just suck at descending. Homeboy also crashed descending in the Dauphane, all dry condition.
08-31-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,862
Posted By aclinjury

well people believe disc gives better modulation...

well people believe disc gives better modulation and better feel, especially in the wet. This is supposed to allow them to feel the limit of traction without exceeding it. That's the whole idea of...
08-31-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,862
Posted By aclinjury

Alaphilippe got a new bike. What about all...

Alaphilippe got a new bike.

What about all the carnage in the wet? Shouldn't disc brake suppose to shine here? you know, better feel, better modulation...etc
08-30-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,038
Posted By aclinjury

The "famed" Okinawan diet is mostly during the...

The "famed" Okinawan diet is mostly during the time of WW2 (when they were first observed) till about the 80s. Then came the progressive "Westernization" of the Okinawans, and Japan, and the rest of...
08-29-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,501
Posted By aclinjury

For the front, one should use narrower tires that...

For the front, one should use narrower tires that are supple and lighter weight overall, this will translate into faster reaction to turning. Supple casing means more shock absorption. Also, if you...
08-19-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,762
Posted By aclinjury

you sound like a damn nagging wife, always got to...

you sound like a damn nagging wife, always got to have the last word in everything huh?
08-18-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,762
Posted By aclinjury

giant FTW!!!

giant FTW!!!
08-17-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,070
Posted By aclinjury

Giant right now is the best carbon bike...

Giant right now is the best carbon bike manufacturer. Nothing Wisconsin knows that Giant doesn't already know or could do better (if they wanted to).
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