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Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,187
Posted By aclinjury

probably akin to the percentage of Hummers seeing...

probably akin to the percentage of Hummers seeing dirt vs driveway pavement :D
Joking aside, I vaguely recall a collegue once told me his GT3RS rear tires only last about 10k, and he isn't tracking...
08-05-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,162
Posted By aclinjury

Oh please stop bagging on California. Do you...

Oh please stop bagging on California. Do you realize what a mess it would be, and the amount money it would take, if CA was to throw all the homeless bicycle thieves in jail? The resources it takes...
08-04-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,954
Posted By aclinjury

this thread should be entitlted: "what's the...

this thread should be entitlted:
"what's the perfect UTILITARIAN wheelset"
08-03-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By aclinjury

Not according to many medical statistics on...

Not according to many medical statistics on metabolic disease and endless observations from cardiologists!
Diseases can hit even the healthiest vegans eating organic plant. But statistically,...
07-31-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 492
Posted By aclinjury

Mtb's have long wheelbase compared to roadies,...

Mtb's have long wheelbase compared to roadies, and a longer wheelbase means softer ride.
If you could get a hartail and put on SLICK high volume tires, that should be enough suspension without...
07-30-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 895
Posted By aclinjury

liberal arts majors?

liberal arts majors?
07-30-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 895
Posted By aclinjury

when reading charts, it's up to the readers to...

when reading charts, it's up to the readers to understand that the recommened psi is fo a particular "weight", and adjust upward for equipment.
The people who come up with these charts can't...
07-26-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,778
Posted By aclinjury

hmmm, graph shows that on good asphat, a 25mm...

hmmm, graph shows that on good asphat, a 25mm wide tire should be run at 100-110 psi for maximum Crr benefit.
hear that guys using 25mm tires, not 75 psi, not 80,.. but 100!!
07-12-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 930
Posted By aclinjury

5'8" and 173 lbs? this is not "natural climber"...

5'8" and 173 lbs? this is not "natural climber" in the world of cycling.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,928
Posted By aclinjury

couple of pics, New veloflex on the right, old...

couple of pics,
New veloflex on the right, old one on the right. Both 25mm.
New one, 212g. Old 207g. These are regular clincher. The new tubeless clincher is 21g heavier than the new clincher...
07-10-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,243
Posted By aclinjury

Hmm I never thought about it that way, and that's...

Hmm I never thought about it that way, and that's the beauty of people creations, you never know what they're thinking until they tell you :)
Nice.
07-10-20, 01:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,243
Posted By aclinjury

nice build, but I think a ti stem would go nicer...

nice build, but I think a ti stem would go nicer with the flow as the zipp stem sems to be overpowering the bike
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,928
Posted By aclinjury

matter of fact I have the 25mm gp5k on a Zipp 30...

matter of fact I have the 25mm gp5k on a Zipp 30 (21mm inner diameter). It measures out to just over 25mm when pumped to about 80 psi. The GP5ks run smaller than their GP4ks for sure. I use it as...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,928
Posted By aclinjury

ah gotcha my man!! And if you notice, I haven't...

ah gotcha my man!! And if you notice, I haven't argued that there isn't a rolling resistance advantage of the Conti either, but I'm arguing that people are putting WAY too much emphasis on ONE...
07-03-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,865
Posted By aclinjury

apparently it didn't, looks like the chain chew...

apparently it didn't, looks like the chain chew into the catcher itself a bit too.
This is a Trek Emonda frame, their weightweeini frame, probabaly 800g, but that's what you get for light weight...
07-02-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,865
Posted By aclinjury

This is a bit of a misleading question as...

This is a bit of a misleading question as out-right catastrophic failures are rare.

The better question for carbon frames (and components) would be how many carbon frames have:
- a crack down the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By aclinjury

makes zero sense. The G3 hub actually rolls very...

makes zero sense. The G3 hub actually rolls very well, just as fast as any DT Swiss hub.
The weight saving will be nothing
06-27-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,933
Posted By aclinjury

forget cycling, have the kid run cycling is for...

forget cycling, have the kid run
cycling is for old men with weak bones who can't run worth a ****., Kids should run
06-26-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,639
Posted By aclinjury

Galen Rupp has competed in 10k events with a...

Galen Rupp has competed in 10k events with a facemask due to his allergy. I'd like to know what sort of mask this is!
...
06-26-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,225
Posted By aclinjury

highend BMXs, dirtjumpers, are still chromoly. ...

highend BMXs, dirtjumpers, are still chromoly.

Carbon bikes shock the sh8t outtta your feet going over washboard pavement and railroad tracks. Steel, no problem just fly over like magic carpet.
06-24-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 695
Posted By aclinjury

with a frame pump, you'd need to be a gorilla to...

with a frame pump, you'd need to be a gorilla to put in 120 psi in a 25mm tire, but even before that, he pump will probably break at 90 psi

Ever tried to hold a 120lb dumbell with just 2 fingers?...
06-22-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By aclinjury

LBS don't have qualified carbon fiber experts...

LBS don't have qualified carbon fiber experts making $15/hr.
05-31-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 534
Posted By aclinjury

The higher the cadence (assuming your legs have...

The higher the cadence (assuming your legs have the power to deliver high cadence), the quicker the crank will sweep through the angle of engagement. DT Swiss ratchet system comes in 18 teeth, 36t,...
05-31-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 534
Posted By aclinjury

For road bike, 18 points of engagement is very...

For road bike, 18 points of engagement is very acceptable.
For mtb, 36pt is good, and if you do lots of slow technical climbing with hairpins, then 54pt is great. 72pt is probably overkill.
For...
05-20-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,370
Posted By aclinjury

well it's only 1 year old. 2020 has been reset

well it's only 1 year old. 2020 has been reset
05-14-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,619
Posted By aclinjury

you're 5'6", use 165mm crank, not 175mm

you're 5'6", use 165mm crank, not 175mm
05-09-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,125
Posted By aclinjury

Move over Specialized Diverge, say hello to my...

Move over Specialized Diverge, say hello to my 2016 Giant XTC with a 100mm inverted fork.
Roll the gravel and shred the singletracks, leaving Diverge riders wondering if they have purchased the...
05-08-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,125
Posted By aclinjury

well, at least they got it right by using a 68mm...

well, at least they got it right by using a 68mm BSA bottom bracket!
04-20-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,592
Posted By aclinjury

let's make this simple, avoid big/big and...

let's make this simple, avoid big/big and small/small combinations.
Of these combination, the big/big is the more detrimental one, and when you're in big/big, you will definitely hear the chain...
04-12-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,424
Posted By aclinjury

fancy!!! very nice. How does she feel?

fancy!!! very nice. How does she feel?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 28,743
Posted By aclinjury

The UCI's 6.9kg weight requirement is antiquated....

The UCI's 6.9kg weight requirement is antiquated. Rim brake bikes are forced to add on weight?
They need to lower this limit down to 5.5 kg. Then we'll revisit this debate again?
01-29-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,472
Posted By aclinjury

you don't even need any arm, that's how you ride...

you don't even need any arm, that's how you ride unicycles and do no-handed wheelie climbs like Peter Sagan :D
01-22-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 785
Posted By aclinjury

They're not supplying for Olympic sports. ...

They're not supplying for Olympic sports. They're supplying the tires for use on shared bikes that'll be used at public spaces surrounding the Olympic venues. In Japan, bike share is a big thing.
01-21-20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,278
Posted By aclinjury

I call bs, all smoke screen. Froome is riding...

I call bs, all smoke screen. Froome is riding the TdF
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,201
Posted By aclinjury

So it seems like you're looking for a wheelset...

So it seems like you're looking for a wheelset that you can use for "hanging with the A group" while also can do somewhat long rides with some climbing (ie, some 5% gradient for a couple miles). I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,201
Posted By aclinjury

For aero wheels, you want ones with the NACA...

For aero wheels, you want ones with the NACA profile, the only profile proven to be optimized for aero. Wheels with NACA profile are Reynolds 65 Aero series, Mavic Comete series. These wheels are...
01-20-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By aclinjury

First of all, SLR are light frames, and that...

First of all, SLR are light frames, and that means overall, the frame is just thin.
Secondly, the top of the toptube is especially thin because that's not a place where stress happens (so why put...
12-20-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 15,123
Posted By aclinjury

The bolded reason alone would be PLENTY enough...

The bolded reason alone would be PLENTY enough for me to quit road! Throw in all the other reasons then it'd be a no-brainer to quit road for me.
However, I would still keep my road bike for that...
12-16-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,331
Posted By aclinjury

We all know that pretty much zero cyclist ever...

We all know that pretty much zero cyclist ever obey the speed limit law on these MUPs, which is usually 10-15mph max. So how fast were you going?

And in the court, if it's just your words versus...
12-08-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,150
Posted By aclinjury

it's a good think that drivers honk at you! It's...

it's a good think that drivers honk at you! It's either because they just want to let you know that they're coming, good.
Or if it's pissed off driver, you'll know to move aside.
You can tell the...
11-13-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,906
Posted By aclinjury

Good question! Well I'm no physiologist, but...

Good question! Well I'm no physiologist, but I'll venture a guess, and anyone can correct me if i'm off base.
Elite marathoners, just like elite endurance anything, have a huge central cardio...
11-11-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,906
Posted By aclinjury

is there any peer reviewed study to back up this...

is there any peer reviewed study to back up this "more efficiently" claim? The one study I read stated that people on keto have no better fat metabolism than non-keto. In fact, highcarb endurance...
11-11-19, 12:50 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,906
Posted By aclinjury

So in other words, there is no such thing as...

So in other words, there is no such thing as fat-adaptation. And btw, a person who is not in ketosis is also very well capable of metabolizing fats as a fuel. In fact, endurance athletes who are...
11-10-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,903
Posted By aclinjury

Oakleys are way overpriced! and their tints are...

Oakleys are way overpriced! and their tints are MUCH more easily damaged, and easier to peel in hot & humid environment (eg, Asia). I have 3 pairs of Oakleys that do this in Thailand. Will never...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,884
Posted By aclinjury

nope. knobby mtb tires might have saved you if...

nope.
knobby mtb tires might have saved you if you were doing slow enough, otherwise, nope!
10-11-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,577
Posted By aclinjury

You're like that guy sitting in the white house,...

You're like that guy sitting in the white house, who thinks he's being funny and laughing at his own jokes.
What you call being funny sarcastic, I call it being a class clown. Yes, lots of class...
10-10-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,577
Posted By aclinjury

ugh you got it wrong dude. Many Ti owners are...

ugh you got it wrong dude. Many Ti owners are the old man type, with disposable income and house closed to being paid off if not already. They have lived thru most of life has to offer, and are...
10-09-19, 11:31 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,577
Posted By aclinjury

dude, they use carbon forks for the cost saving. ...

dude, they use carbon forks for the cost saving. A carbon fork can be had brand new for $55 on ebay, plenty of them. Meanwhile, the cheapest new ti fork on ebay is around $300.
10-02-19, 09:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,709
Posted By aclinjury

rules are rules. But they should have DQ'd him...

rules are rules.
But they should have DQ'd him during the race, not wait for him to win and then DQ'd him. Incompetent jury.
09-29-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,901
Posted By aclinjury

tire size doesn't play as much a role in your...

tire size doesn't play as much a role in your cornering performance, it's the rubber softness that matters, and plenty of progressively faster practices so you get the feeling of approaching the edge...
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