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09-03-13, 08:52 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,741
Posted By License2Ill

That's good, but I was referring to the initial...

That's good, but I was referring to the initial post topic. Wondering if those little bastards got caught yet.
08-28-13, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,541
Posted By License2Ill

Minor traumatic brain damage may be cumulative,...

Minor traumatic brain damage may be cumulative, but crashes and damage from a single impact event are not. From my understanding, and beared-out through all of the crash helmet standards, the g-force...
08-28-13, 09:23 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 8,845
Posted By License2Ill

I don't care enough to look it up. Don't do it,...

I don't care enough to look it up. Don't do it, it's a jackass move whether you are in a car, on a bike, walking, or anything else. Move right and don't be a jerk-off.
08-28-13, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,541
Posted By License2Ill

You want it as hard as possible for as long as...

You want it as hard as possible for as long as possible up to the amount of g-force the brain can withstand. The original specification for any standards were based on skull fracture data and those...
08-28-13, 09:10 AM
08-28-13, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 459,887
Posted By License2Ill

It is a matter of leadership for kids too. Kids...

It is a matter of leadership for kids too. Kids are generally not only more likely to be riding, but also more likely to crash and crash poorly. I hope any kids seeing me riding take note of the...
08-28-13, 08:58 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 8,845
Posted By License2Ill

I don't know, this all sounds pretty childish to...

I don't know, this all sounds pretty childish to me. When was the last time some old bag got in front of you and just putt-putted along? It's purely discourteous if nothing else, and also illegal to...
08-28-13, 07:46 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 8,845
Posted By License2Ill

Nothing could create more animosity towards...

Nothing could create more animosity towards riders than hogging a lane while going half the speed limit.
08-28-13, 07:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,541
Posted By License2Ill

There isn't as much variation in materials in...

There isn't as much variation in materials in bicycling helmets as heavier crash helmets like motorcycling helmets where a more expensive fiberglass or reinforced fiber composite shell will be used...
08-28-13, 02:29 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,741
Posted By License2Ill

Any resolution to this story? Looks like joggers...

Any resolution to this story? Looks like joggers in Oklahoma have real bullets to fear now.
08-27-13, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 459,887
Posted By License2Ill

The basic point is that there is a heavy penalty...

The basic point is that there is a heavy penalty with a fall that involves a head impact. How those falls happens matters less to the idea of a helmet for when they do occur. It's pretty simple, a...
08-27-13, 10:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,668
Posted By License2Ill

Snell has said that older helmets are often just...

Snell has said that older helmets are often just as capable as when new, but the 5 year rule has been suggested as a general good practice. Some of that relates more to other activities where the...
08-27-13, 10:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By License2Ill

One of the good reasons to only buy a Snell B90...

One of the good reasons to only buy a Snell B90 approved helmet, with random sample testing for continuing approval after initial certification. On top of that, the B90 standard is more strict in...
08-26-13, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 459,887
Posted By License2Ill

I'm surprised by how much is right with this...

I'm surprised by how much is right with this post, but in terms of designers deciding what type of impacts or speeds involved, that is not really something they design for within current thresholds....
08-26-13, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By License2Ill

I can't find one that doesn't clash with my...

I can't find one that doesn't clash with my spandex.
08-26-13, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 459,887
Posted By License2Ill

Sounds great, but it won't change anything until...

Sounds great, but it won't change anything until a standard that bears out significant improvements is used to test it. The thing is, as always, the real question is not about energy absorption, it's...
08-23-13, 03:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By License2Ill

Specialized--Snell certified. 24" should be...

Specialized--Snell certified. 24" should be covered with a large in most. Not all models will fit exactly the same within a brand. Luckiily I've found the Specialized lids I've bought fit my...
08-23-13, 03:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,335
Posted By License2Ill

You're trippin' if you think decent car tires...

You're trippin' if you think decent car tires only cost $75 anymore though. My last set of Pirelli A/T's were $130/ea on sale($160 regular price), and that was only a 16"-wheel size. You get into...
08-23-13, 03:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 590
Posted By License2Ill

Make sure it is the right size. Go find some to...

Make sure it is the right size. Go find some to ride at a local bike shop to compare geometry.
08-21-13, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 919
Posted By License2Ill

Yeah, 26psi is way low. Maybe at that point it's...

Yeah, 26psi is way low. Maybe at that point it's not enough to maintain the structure of the carcass? Other guess would be that the compound is shot from use. I've rarely found treadwear to be the...
08-21-13, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 919
Posted By License2Ill

If it's losing grip under braking I don't think...

If it's losing grip under braking I don't think the suspension has anything to do with it. The air pressure is too high. Arguably you can run a higher air pressure when you have rear suspension in...
08-19-13, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 459,887
Posted By License2Ill

Expect the results to match that angle. There's...

Expect the results to match that angle. There's no reason they shouldn't be making items that meet the available standards for mc protective equipment or even horse rider vests which are more...
08-19-13, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 459,887
Posted By License2Ill

Because no standard exists for bicycling...

Because no standard exists for bicycling protective equipment and since Dainese is in the business of motorcyclist fashion.
08-18-13, 11:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,956
Posted By License2Ill

Aerobic capacity comes from innervated muscle....

Aerobic capacity comes from innervated muscle. You've got to strength train to innervate the muscle, and the first off-shoot is strength gain. This increases aerobic capacity and it increases the...
08-18-13, 11:34 PM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 459,887
Posted By License2Ill

Is that Dainese fashion crap even CE rated for...

Is that Dainese fashion crap even CE rated for motorcyclist protection? Their crap is always second-rate, and they've fought certification and performance standards like big tobacco over the years.
08-18-13, 11:31 PM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 459,887
Posted By License2Ill

Just because a car is traveling at some given...

Just because a car is traveling at some given speed doesn't mean your head is going to impact anything at that speed. No helmet is claiming to handle a 65mph impact. They are made to handle a drop...
08-01-13, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By License2Ill

Thanks. Didn't seem to work, though. Still no...

Thanks. Didn't seem to work, though. Still no access, and yeah I cleared my cookies.
08-01-13, 04:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By License2Ill

Obviously you want some room to progress, which...

Obviously you want some room to progress, which would mean using gears if you're adding hills to increase intensity.
08-01-13, 04:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 790
Posted By License2Ill

Real training isn't riding. It's lifting....

Real training isn't riding. It's lifting. Whatever you do after that is just calorie burn and cardio, regardless of intensity level. Junk? It's just lower level burn.
08-01-13, 04:00 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,741
Posted By License2Ill

Rich white crime. These white people are out of...

Rich white crime. These white people are out of control. It's all over the news. Kids up in Huntington Beach rioting after surf contests too.
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07-31-13, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By License2Ill

Posting in Politics and Religion

Who do you gotta bribe to get in?
Forum: Commuting
07-24-13, 04:45 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,985
Posted By License2Ill

Too true. ...

Too true.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqvijdxnHxI
07-24-13, 04:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,378
Posted By License2Ill

BMI hasn't been used en masse for 30 years, so I...

BMI hasn't been used en masse for 30 years, so I don't know how you've come to that conclusion. Either way, whatever % is the question makes no difference to the answer, and the point about BMI is...
Forum: Commuting
07-24-13, 04:26 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,985
Posted By License2Ill

LA Sheriffs often don't know the law, and that...

LA Sheriffs often don't know the law, and that goes for a lot of things, not just lane sharing or cycling issues.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-13, 04:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 885
Posted By License2Ill

Best way to improve is to take a few of those...

Best way to improve is to take a few of those days and get in the gym with some resistance training.
07-24-13, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By License2Ill

Easy to confuse volume with width. If you've got...

Easy to confuse volume with width. If you've got extra width, that's not going to work real well, but extra volume can be handled a little easier insoles and tighter lacing in some cases. I think...
07-24-13, 03:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,378
Posted By License2Ill

The problem with BMI is that if you try to comply...

The problem with BMI is that if you try to comply with it you'll end-up losing muscle tissue, which is never a good thing. It's a silly measure with little correlation to the actual issue of obesity...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-13, 09:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,709
Posted By License2Ill

Sport specificity is mostly bunk. Your muscles...

Sport specificity is mostly bunk. Your muscles don't know what sport you are performing. They only know if they are getting stimulated through a range of motion with resistance. You can train up to a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-13, 09:47 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,709
Posted By License2Ill

You want a complete routine tailored to the...

You want a complete routine tailored to the equipment available at your gym, showing you proper technique? Get out of here. Go get a trainer and pay them.
07-23-13, 09:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,416
Posted By License2Ill

It was just different team strategy. The...

It was just different team strategy. The Cannondale team knew that Kittel, Cavendish, and Greipel were all going to be competing for stage wins. The organizers changed this year's points system for...
07-22-13, 09:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,261
Posted By License2Ill

Specialized helmets can say they are better...

Specialized helmets can say they are better performers as well, because they are Snell B90 certified, not just CPSC. This is what we should be looking for rather than the fashion statements.
07-21-13, 07:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 817
Posted By License2Ill

Chicken strips. Gotta start trying to drag your...

Chicken strips. Gotta start trying to drag your knee a little harder in the corners, dude.
07-21-13, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By License2Ill

Yeah, this is true, but he likely wouldn't have...

Yeah, this is true, but he likely wouldn't have lost the group if he did that, instead being able to swap out once a team car got back to him. It wouldn't have had the same effect on time at that...
07-21-13, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By License2Ill

I thought he did take a teammate's wheel? He...

I thought he did take a teammate's wheel? He should've just taken the bike because the peleton was moving at a 35mph clip at that point. That's why he lost so much time, the team could never catch...
07-21-13, 06:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,105
Posted By License2Ill

They did a pretty good job this year of keeping...

They did a pretty good job this year of keeping it simple for a change, or at least it seemed that way. Not too much bs, nice long morning coverage, and the evening stuff was worth watching too since...
07-21-13, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By License2Ill

It was kinda nice. To me it reflected more of the...

It was kinda nice. To me it reflected more of the kind of roads I'd rather ride on when the parade is over.
07-21-13, 05:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,296
Posted By License2Ill

Riding isn't about being resistance training. If...

Riding isn't about being resistance training. If you want to train for better strength, you don't do it on a bike.

It's like the guy that once told me he played tennis to stay in shape.

"But...
07-21-13, 05:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,103
Posted By License2Ill

9 speeds are so yesterday. Ours goes to 11.

9 speeds are so yesterday. Ours goes to 11.
07-21-13, 12:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,296
Posted By License2Ill

Get in the gym for some real weight training. A...

Get in the gym for some real weight training. A weighted vest is just silliness.
07-21-13, 12:57 AM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 459,887
Posted By License2Ill

It wasn't measuring head injury data in terms of...

It wasn't measuring head injury data in terms of helmet effectiveness. It takes leaps to correlate helmet use with head injury rates when it is not isolated as a factor. Just the same it makes some...
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