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Forum: Commuting
09-30-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 180
Posted By holytrousers

I don't understand this n+1 rule. Also, i don't...

I don't understand this n+1 rule. Also, i don't follow rules that i don't understand. Keep it simple, stupid. :)
09-30-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 871
Posted By holytrousers

Yes, that's why i was skeptical about the idea of...

Yes, that's why i was skeptical about the idea of buying a new aluminum bike just to feel the difference without being rigorous about it. Another alternative would be to ride hundreds of different...
09-30-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 871
Posted By holytrousers

if you want to discover how the feeling of...

if you want to discover how the feeling of aluminum differs from steel by buying a new bike, wouldn't the new bike need to have the same components of the same age, ie same tires with similar wear...
09-30-22, 02:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 871
Posted By holytrousers

Wouldn't the new bike need to be equipped with...

Wouldn't the new bike need to be equipped with similar components of similar age and have the same frame geometry ?
09-28-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 2,986
Posted By holytrousers

Why do you get angry when you drive and a cyclist...

Why do you get angry when you drive and a cyclist appears on the road ?
09-23-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By holytrousers

They are blinded by the sun behind the shadow, so...

They are blinded by the sun behind the shadow, so they don't see you. Why do you say it's incorrect ?
Forum: Commuting
09-23-22, 02:45 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,003
Posted By holytrousers

They don't care enough about our planet. They...

They don't care enough about our planet.
They don't care enough about themselves, their children and their grand children.
They don't realize that the extra time spent on their bike commute is...
09-21-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,362
Posted By holytrousers

I'm sure you mean cagemen, not all men, right ? :D

I'm sure you mean cagemen, not all men, right ? :D
09-21-22, 01:36 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 2,986
Posted By holytrousers

The same initiative is being tried with adults...

The same initiative is being tried with adults who are too afraid to ride in traffic by themselves :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clow0wAsHyk
09-21-22, 01:26 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 2,986
Posted By holytrousers

Our statements are not mutually exclusive. ...

Our statements are not mutually exclusive.
There are interesting initiatives in other countries to teach 7 year old children to ride in traffic, such as this velobus...
09-20-22, 11:56 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 8,407
Posted By holytrousers

... wherever there is room and it's safe to do so...

... wherever there is room and it's safe to do so !

Why isn't traffic code unified in the US ?
09-20-22, 11:42 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 2,986
Posted By holytrousers

Unless thought out as an integral part of the...

Unless thought out as an integral part of the entire road design, bike lanes are a rather blunt subliminal message to cyclists that we don't belong here. That's why every serious cyclist needs to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,399
Posted By holytrousers

Yes, and that would be enough :thumb:

Yes, and that would be enough :thumb:
09-20-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By holytrousers

Less Is More :50:

Less Is More :50:
09-19-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,362
Posted By holytrousers

I don't understand those people who are part of a...

I don't understand those people who are part of a majority who find so much pleasure in being complaisant and have all this impetus to be mean towards anyone who isn't like them.:(
09-18-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,945
Posted By holytrousers

If you look closely at the picture, there is no...

If you look closely at the picture, there is no line to cross on that road.
09-18-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,945
Posted By holytrousers

Good point. That illustrates the incompatibility...

Good point. That illustrates the incompatibility of our every-day heuristic approach to figure out how reality works with how reality really is.
09-18-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 786
Posted By holytrousers

Humm, i'm not convinced because you used the same...

Humm, i'm not convinced because you used the same verb in a quasi mathematical set of rules : The first one describing the impossibility to go shorter, it implied that the second also described such...
09-18-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 786
Posted By holytrousers

The verb allows, while appropriate for the...

The verb allows, while appropriate for the minimum length definition, is wrong with the maximum definition if you do not precise the sag, allows means a hard limit as you have mentioned. I liked your...
09-18-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 786
Posted By holytrousers

:twitchy: You are overreacting. I couldn't...

:twitchy:
You are overreacting.
I couldn't say so because it didn't occur to me at that moment, i just saw the beauty of those formulas and automatically saw the flaw in the second condition.
09-18-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 786
Posted By holytrousers

"chain sag" is what was missing. That why i said...

"chain sag" is what was missing. That why i said "is what allows small-small combo" is not enough to define the maximum limit. :beer:
09-18-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,945
Posted By holytrousers

You would have to prove all these incidents were...

You would have to prove all these incidents were related.
Bad Karma ? :p
09-18-22, 02:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 786
Posted By holytrousers

Minimum length also allows small-small combo. So...

Minimum length also allows small-small combo. So the small-small combo cannot be enough to define the maximum.
09-18-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 8,407
Posted By holytrousers

It's not really nonsensical. Take for example...

It's not really nonsensical. Take for example acceleration, which is distance per hour per hour, likewise watts per hour make sense when talking for example about an increase in power over time, ie....
09-18-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 542
Posted By holytrousers

I started with an average cadence of 65 rpm, now...

I started with an average cadence of 65 rpm, now i'm comfortable at 95 rpm. Are there any benefits to increase that cadence ? I can't sustain a cadence of 115 rpm for more than a couple of minutes....
09-18-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,290
Posted By holytrousers

Thanks for the clarifications, but does it mean...

Thanks for the clarifications, but does it mean that your financial situation was the only reason that made you "fight" for those last 30 years ?
09-18-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,945
Posted By holytrousers

I don't believe in Karma happening to others, but...

I don't believe in Karma happening to others, but i do explain stuff happening to me because i've been doing something wrong, and i can almost always find the blame.
Have You been doing something...
09-18-22, 05:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,762
Posted By holytrousers

Mount a second Taillight and Headlight on your...

Mount a second Taillight and Headlight on your helmet.
Have a reflective strap on your legs.
Be confident :thumb:
09-18-22, 05:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By holytrousers

This article is ********. Probably trying to...

This article is ********. Probably trying to cover up a murder.
09-18-22, 04:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,362
Posted By holytrousers

Terrible. Really terrible. :(

Terrible. Really terrible. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 04:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 586
Posted By holytrousers

Consider moving the saddle backwards and mounting...

Consider moving the saddle backwards and mounting a shorter stem. Saddle position should give you stability and balance, it should never compensate a large frame.
09-17-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,290
Posted By holytrousers

If you are a car lover, what has actually kept...

If you are a car lover, what has actually kept you car free for 30 years?
And if you love cars, why call yourself car free, shouldn't you be rather calling yourself car less?
Forum: Commuting
09-17-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By holytrousers

A road bike could bring those 12 miles down to 40...

A road bike could bring those 12 miles down to 40 minutes, with 35 minutes left to freshen up and change clothes :p
Forum: Commuting
09-17-22, 12:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By holytrousers

VRC PEOPLE have feelings, if you ask them for...

VRC PEOPLE have feelings, if you ask them for help, the least you can do is not to be rude. But your apology is much appreciated, hope Bald Paul has read it. :beer:
If you still care about your...
Forum: Commuting
09-15-22, 11:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By holytrousers

:wtf:

:wtf:
09-13-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,206
Posted By holytrousers

i have similar proportions 88cm inseam, 180cm...

i have similar proportions 88cm inseam, 180cm height. Online calculators were of no use, my 57cm frame was too big although it matched my height. It turns out the key measurement is the top tube...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 10,688
Posted By holytrousers

yaw You are talking about plain wax, aren't you ?

yaw You are talking about plain wax, aren't you ?
Forum: Commuting
09-13-22, 05:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,232
Posted By holytrousers

I commute 90 km and depending on conditions, it...

I commute 90 km and depending on conditions, it takes 3h30m on my best days (25km/h) and sometimes up to 4h30m (20km/h) when i haven't slept enough or there are strong headwinds. But i would say that...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-22, 04:39 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 10,688
Posted By holytrousers

Conditions are mostly hot, dry and dusty, so...

Conditions are mostly hot, dry and dusty, so waxing sounds like the better alternative, but if it's benefits were to last for a day or two, it does discourage me as i feel lazy after commuting to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-22, 04:06 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 10,688
Posted By holytrousers

I commute 90km, which averages to 450km weekly.

I commute 90km, which averages to 450km weekly.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-22, 02:47 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 10,688
Posted By holytrousers

Hmmm, it doesn't look like an interesting...

Hmmm, it doesn't look like an interesting lubricant if i need to rewax twice a week then..
09-12-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 387
Posted By holytrousers

Slightly rotate your seat left or right, toward...

Slightly rotate your seat left or right, toward the side that hurts. Pointing the nose upward might also help.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 10,688
Posted By holytrousers

which one of them would correspond to plain...

which one of them would correspond to plain paraffin wax ? The AB graphene wax ? Aren't these tests made in a clean environment?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 10,688
Posted By holytrousers

How many miles does a waxed chain perform better...

How many miles does a waxed chain perform better before it needs rewaxing ?
Forum: Commuting
09-12-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By holytrousers

Your new commute is definitely too short. You...

Your new commute is definitely too short. You need twice as much time on the saddle to fully enjoy bike commuting ! :beer:
Forum: Commuting
09-12-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,003
Posted By holytrousers

Because they think they are "too important" to...

Because they think they are "too important" to ride a bicycle.
08-31-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,056
Posted By holytrousers

The measurements you provided suggest that you...

The measurements you provided suggest that you were fat-depleted, is that a possibility ?
08-31-22, 05:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,056
Posted By holytrousers

Is it possible that the tiredness i experience...

Is it possible that the tiredness i experience the next day comes from the quantity of food that i eat at night, which prevents my body to enter autophagy during the sleep ?
If that's the case,...
08-31-22, 05:01 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,056
Posted By holytrousers

Thank you for the advice, but i have been unable...

Thank you for the advice, but i have been unable to stay in zone 2 or even low 3. That would mean very long commute times that i can't afford.
08-31-22, 04:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,056
Posted By holytrousers

No, i didn't mean that tired.

No, i didn't mean that tired.
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