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11-23-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,084
Posted By Koyote

In 52-14, with a reasonable cadence of 90rpm, you...

In 52-14, with a reasonable cadence of 90rpm, you would be riding at 26+ mph on 700c wheels with 23mm tires. I find it rather unlikely that you ride at such a speed "all the time on flat terrain in...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 754
Posted By Koyote

Old news.

Old news.
11-19-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,039
Posted By Koyote

Thanks for the additional info. A basic wired or...

Thanks for the additional info. A basic wired or wireless bike computer might give you some fun info: avg speed, distance, time. I don't know why you would need cadence. Your shop can sell you an...
11-19-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 744
Posted By Koyote

If those bolts are properly torqued, they will...

If those bolts are properly torqued, they will not back out while riding.

People seem to be missing a key point: the fact that the stem shifted during the crash is a good thing, as it helped...
11-18-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 744
Posted By cxwrench

You don't want or need loctite on those...

You don't want or need loctite on those fasteners, you want grease.
11-17-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 613
Posted By Iride01

So this is more a thread where we tell you what...

So this is more a thread where we tell you what we've found that works for us and you tell us why we are wrong?
11-15-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By wgscott

Good public health practice. If your surgeon...

Good public health practice.

If your surgeon wears a mask, it is to prevent infecting you, rather than the other way around. That isn't a political statement, either.

Maybe if we stopped...
11-13-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,045
Posted By mstateglfr

These sort of threads are fascinating. A...

These sort of threads are fascinating. A sociologist would be great to have by my side to explain all the academic terminology for some of the interactions I see.
Fascinating.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,415
Posted By Rides4Beer

Based on what?? Did you miss the part where he...

Based on what?? Did you miss the part where he said he's 190cm tall? He's pretty damn lean. I'm shorter and heavier (183cm 83kg), and really don't have any weight to shed, without losing muscle mass...
11-09-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 662
Posted By prairiepedaler

Black Ice Matters

Black Ice matters. As does all Ice. It does, really!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,415
Posted By rubiksoval

If you're a Cat 4 with a 4.5 w/kg ftp (at 360w...

If you're a Cat 4 with a 4.5 w/kg ftp (at 360w +!) , then it may not be your fitness holding you back.

I've raced elite national championships with less w/kg than that.
11-09-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 662
Posted By Pop N Wood

Shouldn't it be ice of color? coming out of...

Shouldn't it be ice of color?

coming out of the saddle and locking the handle bars straight helps. don't overcorrect if the bike gets squirrely, just try and ride it out.

If it is truly ice...
11-08-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 662
Posted By rsbob

Black ice is the common phrase which meaning is...

Black ice is the common phrase which meaning is widely understood in the US. If you have an issue with a common phrase, no matter if it is not accurate, that is more your deal than anyone else’s....
11-08-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,608
Posted By Iride01

Back in the 80's it seemed like I was always...

Back in the 80's it seemed like I was always replacing light bulbs in the house. I was convinced I was spending a fortune on lightbulbs annually. After going back through a years worth of detailed...
11-07-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 964
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

:foo:

:foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-20, 11:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,557
Posted By yarbrough462

Ridiculous...

Ridiculous...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,822
Posted By MidTNBrad

:popcorn

:popcorn
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 725
Posted By noodle soup

15 seconds is more like it.

15 seconds is more like it.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 07:52 PM
11-01-20, 12:02 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 7,503
Posted By cubewheels

The difference with airplanes, the propulsive...

The difference with airplanes, the propulsive "medium" is the air against the "relative wind". In bikes, the propulsive medium is the ground. Two very different things ;)

Thus, your hypothesis...
10-31-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 7,503
Posted By rsbob

Fizik. Nice bike seats, purchased without...

Fizik. Nice bike seats, purchased without resistance. My last physics class was in high school, so I will stick to bike seats. But not literally.
10-31-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 7,503
Posted By ofajen

One last try: yes, the force is the same. The...

One last try: yes, the force is the same. The power requirement is the dot product of force and rider speed. So the power requirements are not the same.

If I straddle the bike and stand in a 60...
10-30-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 7,503
Posted By ofajen

As noted in the equation I gave, drag (the...

As noted in the equation I gave, drag (the product of k, A and v**2) is proportional to the square of relative wind-speed, v, while power is the product of the inline portion of that drag and rider...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 13,867
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Posting videos of you racing on public streets. ...

Posting videos of you racing on public streets. Class Act.
10-30-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 7,503
Posted By ofajen

That link doesn’t work for me, but the result is...

That link doesn’t work for me, but the result is correct.

The air drag component of cycling work is k(a)*A*v**2*s, where s is the bicycle speed on the road, k(a) is the air resistance coefficient,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 13,867
Posted By genejockey

"The food is inedible! And the portions are too...

"The food is inedible! And the portions are too small!"
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 13,867
Posted By WhyFi

Electronic shifting is such a wonderful twofer -...

Electronic shifting is such a wonderful twofer - you get to kvetch about the tech that you don't understand and the price that you don't find palatable.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 13,867
Posted By Koyote

It's pretty obvious that you have never used, nor...

It's pretty obvious that you have never used, nor even closely examined, an electronic drivetrain.

Given that you don't really understand it, it seems odd that you are so invested in getting...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 13,867
Posted By Koyote

You obviously care very deeply. Otherwise, why...

You obviously care very deeply. Otherwise, why are you still here arguing with all of these happy Di2 users?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 13,867
Posted By genejockey

A Chemical Engineer, an Electrical Engineer, and...

A Chemical Engineer, an Electrical Engineer, and a Software Engineer are crossing Death Valley by car. Suddenly the car loses power and slows to a stop. They can't get the engine to start. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,379
Posted By Nixhex

Well no harm, no foul. No bitterness on my part.

Well no harm, no foul. No bitterness on my part.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 13,867
Posted By Bah Humbug

This is looking like one of those threads.

This is looking like one of those threads.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 13,867
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Pffft. I have a spare groupset in my left pocket...

Pffft. I have a spare groupset in my left pocket next to the spare frame in the right pocket. The only mechanical problem I can't deal with on the side of the road is a taco'd wheel, but that's ok...
10-13-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,000
Posted By mihlbach

Some miles cost more than others.

Some miles cost more than others.
10-13-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 776
Posted By caloso

Fast is fun whether or not you ever pin on a...

Fast is fun whether or not you ever pin on a number.
10-12-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,343
Posted By 70sSanO

In thinking about this thread... OP rides...

In thinking about this thread...

OP rides over 11,000 miles without a single post or even joining BF.

Has an issue with his carbon wheelset that is not resolved and decides it's time to get...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,157
Posted By Andy Somnifac

I've never understood why people seem to think...

I've never understood why people seem to think that all products should appeal to them. There are plenty of insanely priced cars, watches, houses, wines, electronics, etc. that don't deliver much...
10-03-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,255
Posted By downhillmaster

Over 70% that responded are over 51 around here. ...

Over 70% that responded are over 51 around here.
Definitely explains a lot...
09-29-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,255
Posted By indyfabz

I spent nearly 4 months on the road, riding self...

I spent nearly 4 months on the road, riding self contained across the US and then some. I was 34. Between that year and the next I logged close to 10,000 loaded miles. I’d call that serious. I still...
09-23-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 7,731
Posted By Koyote

Yawn.

Yawn.
09-22-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 14,136
Posted By vespasianus

Why do people respond to these absolutely asinine...

Why do people respond to these absolutely asinine posts?
09-22-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 14,136
Posted By BobbyG

Basically walking and hiking are just standing.

Basically walking and hiking are just standing.
09-22-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 14,136
Posted By wgscott

Unplug the battery and try it again.

Unplug the battery and try it again.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,625
Posted By tyrion

People are keeping their gloves in their...

People are keeping their gloves in their handlebar bags so they don't get dirty.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,625
Posted By Rides4Beer

You spend way too much time worrying about what...

You spend way too much time worrying about what other people are doing, just ride your bike. :thumb:
09-14-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,462
Posted By njkayaker

I think a coherent sentence killed his father...

I think a coherent sentence killed his father...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,695
Posted By MinnMan

I started with a friendly, "I'm sure the OP means...

I started with a friendly, "I'm sure the OP means well", and you clap back with "It makes me wonder whether you know yourself"
This reveals your real purpose, which is not actually to learn...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,695
Posted By asgelle

And I wanted to date Dianna Rigg. As I wrote, the...

And I wanted to date Dianna Rigg. As I wrote, the only general answer is that the more expensive frame will come closer to the performance the designers were aiming for. Beyond that, it gets down to...
09-13-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,462
Posted By Kapusta

That already exists. Its called a Gravel...

That already exists.

Its called a Gravel Bike :p
09-11-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,782
Posted By livedarklions

I don't think any of these points are debatable: ...

I don't think any of these points are debatable:

It's very sad that he got killed.

Distracted driving is bad.

We don't know whether or not the driver was distracted or anything else about...
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