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08-10-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By aclinjury

trash. do yourself a favor and cut it in half so...

trash. do yourself a favor and cut it in half so you're not tempted to save it
08-10-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 653
Posted By aclinjury

right. New tubeless ríms nowaday must have this...

right. New tubeless ríms nowaday must have this "locking ridge" (the hump) on the inside to lock the tire in place. The "older" HED Belgium rims (that I have) don't have this pronounced hump, there...
08-09-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By aclinjury

ain't worth the time and effort.

ain't worth the time and effort.
08-09-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 653
Posted By aclinjury

This was what I was thinking too. It would be...

This was what I was thinking too. It would be hard for these rims to change due to manufacturing fault and yet HED not picking up the fault during QA. Hed must have made a running change, and not...
08-09-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 653
Posted By aclinjury

after re-reading my post, I wasn't being clear. ...

after re-reading my post, I wasn't being clear.

What I meant to say is, is the Belgium+ rim-brake version the same as the disc-brake version. And if they are the same, then did HED make a running...
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,187
Posted By aclinjury

the GT3RS rear tires ain't gonna last 30k unless...

the GT3RS rear tires ain't gonna last 30k unless it's all easy boulevard miles!
08-08-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 527
Posted By aclinjury

We have a winner! Thank you for raising up all...

We have a winner! Thank you for raising up all those points. Those machine-built wheels look like heavy wheels, using heavy round spokes. Sorry folks, but these are wheels for the horse carriage. A...
08-07-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 653
Posted By aclinjury

My Ardnenes+ wheelset is the "LT" model in...

My Ardnenes+ wheelset is the "LT" model in rim-brake version. I bought this set probably close to 4 years ago. Back then, HED hadn't made the disc version of this rim yet. So yes, it's possible that...
08-07-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 653
Posted By aclinjury

is this the Ardennes+ wheelset based on the...

is this the Ardennes+ wheelset based on the Belgium Plus rim?
I have this wheelset and mounting and removing every tire I've ever tried has been easy. In fact, it's too easy, too easy such that...
08-07-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,778
Posted By aclinjury

You have been clear in here with your...

You have been clear in here with your explanations of CoF.
But, this whole business could be explained even more clearer if we distinguish between the concept of grip (mechanical friction),...
08-06-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,162
Posted By aclinjury

and knowing that, what should you do?

and knowing that, what should you do?
08-06-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,162
Posted By aclinjury

that's what happened with the "three strike" law....

that's what happened with the "three strike" law. Initially, they went gung-ho about enforcing it, sending petty potheads to jail, for a long time. Then they found that the jails were being...
08-05-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,162
Posted By aclinjury

Oh so bicycles the same monetary value as cars...

Oh so bicycles the same monetary value as cars now? Strawman proposition.

An average stolen bicycle is sold for 5 to 10 cent on the dollar....
08-05-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 779
Posted By aclinjury

i saw that episode of Hambini. Hambini said that...

i saw that episode of Hambini. Hambini said that the reason why that model of LB wheels (not sure if you have the same model) have good aero is because of how LB construct the hook to optimize the...
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, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 779
Posted By aclinjury

Forget 50mm deep wheels. Aero starts at 60mm. ...

Forget 50mm deep wheels. Aero starts at 60mm.
I'd get Reynolds 60 Aero, no question about it. $1200 plus shipping. Come with Industry Nine hubs, US made. Sapim CX rays. NACA teardrop profile...
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, 03:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,805
Posted By aclinjury

I'd go with the Caledonia, with Ultegra...

I'd go with the Caledonia, with Ultegra mechanical. Then upgrade the wheels.
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, 10:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 895
Posted By aclinjury

that's exactly right. Furthermore, some folks run...

that's exactly right. Furthermore, some folks run their mtb tubeless tires so low a psi that the tires get lobsided (ovalized) due to carcass being constantly overstretched.
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...
07-29-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 893
Posted By aclinjury

put a card on the rear wheel for that ultimate...

put a card on the rear wheel for that ultimate braaaaappp simulation
07-29-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 642
Posted By aclinjury

lube always is smoother

lube always is smoother
07-29-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 963
Posted By aclinjury

JB weldit on the inside and call it a day

JB weldit on the inside and call it a day
07-27-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,778
Posted By aclinjury

On the contrary, newly paved asphalt becomes a...

On the contrary, newly paved asphalt becomes a bit smoother with some automobile traffic. Auto traffic squish down the surface and make all the micro holes evel smaller, and thus making the asphalt...
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!!
07-15-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By aclinjury

Di2 compatibility chart: ...

Di2 compatibility chart:
https://di2center.com/2019/02/12/di2-compatibility-mix-ultegra-dura-ace-xt-and-xtr-across-series/

follow the red line, starting with the battery type
FD-8050 should work...
07-15-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,243
Posted By aclinjury

apparently the name "Titanio" is not trademarked...

apparently the name "Titanio" is not trademarked because De Rosa has one too
07-13-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 586
Posted By aclinjury

now is it the CO2 that dissolves the tire???? or...

now is it the CO2 that dissolves the tire???? or some other propellant ingredients?
because if co2 dissolve tire tubber, than I expect co2 to dissolve outside of the tire too
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.
07-11-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,538
Posted By aclinjury

if you're fair weather rider, especially fair...

if you're fair weather rider, especially fair weather AND flatland rider, then there is absolutely zero reason to get a disc bike as an "n+1".
Now if you just want to buy a new toy, well that's...
07-11-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,538
Posted By aclinjury

Whenever the topic of disc brakes come up, there...

Whenever the topic of disc brakes come up, there are lots of mentions of "better stopping power" and "better modulation"; it's almost like reading wives' tale from Harley riders about endo'ing if you...
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, 06:25 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,928
Posted By aclinjury

ok boys, i'm done arguing back and forth. I...

ok boys, i'm done arguing back and forth. I think i've stated my point clear by now.

This is for the OP (if he's still reading this thread!).

OP, by now you've heard "less rolling resistance =...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,928
Posted By aclinjury

Veloflex new Corsa come regular clincher and...

Veloflex new Corsa come regular clincher and tubeless clincher. I just got the regular clincher ones. But my buddy got the tubeless version. I haven't time to try out neither version yet so I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,928
Posted By aclinjury

So no real world evidence from you, either? Got...

So no real world evidence from you, either? Got it man, it's ok, I don't expect most folks to understand real science. Hey let's stick to broscience, okay!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,928
Posted By aclinjury

i'm replying to say i'm done with you! It's...

i'm replying to say i'm done with you! It's obvious to me you don't understand science rigor, even though you pretend to talk science. Comical. Out!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,928
Posted By aclinjury

Don't be pedantic, read my previous post to WhyFi...

Don't be pedantic, read my previous post to WhyFi about "real world" data.
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
07-09-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,928
Posted By aclinjury

(I edited my post after you have replied) ...

(I edited my post after you have replied)

But.. you're wrong buddy. Do you see any real world substantiated claim in here? None whatsoever. Rchung is the closest person to actually post...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,928
Posted By aclinjury

Why don't you go back and read the OP's original...

Why don't you go back and read the OP's original post and see if you have answered his question in the context of his question? Do you understand context?
Sometimes you have to take what people...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,928
Posted By aclinjury

because I was replying to this thread with the...

because I was replying to this thread with the OP's original question in mind. There is a value judgement at play.

As I see it, people in here take one aspect of tire performance (rolling...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,928
Posted By aclinjury

no one cares huh? keep affirming to yourself...

no one cares huh? keep affirming to yourself that, cat1. You seems to be invested in this responding to me, 3 consecutive post in a row in short span, all dedicated toward me. Fragile ego much, mr...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,928
Posted By aclinjury

I can make the same arguments for aero helmets,...

I can make the same arguments for aero helmets, aero frames, wheels, pedals, shoes, jerseys, bibs, water bottles, and even helmlet straps (yes!), etc.. At the end of the day, there can only be a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,928
Posted By aclinjury

Relax folks, let us step back and review the OP's...

Relax folks, let us step back and review the OP's requirement and/or desire:

This is what he asked:



Googling shows that the cheapest Conti Ultrasport is $15, and the cheapest GP5000 is $35,...
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