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07-28-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 268,647
Posted By jayp410

Hunt Adventure Carbon 650b wheelset w/ 2.1"...

Hunt Adventure Carbon 650b wheelset w/ 2.1" GravelKings. These will be the largest tires I've ridden by far. This is an XL-size frame, so the picture doesn't do it justice as far as how large the...
07-06-22, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By jayp410

I love my Shimano Pro PLT Ergo Carbon bars. ...

I love my Shimano Pro PLT Ergo Carbon bars. They have a nice flat platform on top for resting the hands.

https://road.cc/content/review/pro-plt-ergo-carbon-handlebar-283059
09-20-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,204
Posted By jayp410

Yeah, the situation in this case could be...

Yeah, the situation in this case could be operator error. The whole sequence of events was unusual. I was going downhill, but passed by something that looked interesting that I wanted to check...
09-14-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,582
Posted By jayp410

As someone with a Physics degree + some grad...

As someone with a Physics degree + some grad school, and one class short of a coincidental Math degree, 3.7 GPA... I agree with PeteHski. This is very simple stuff, yet there are misconceptions.
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09-12-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,582
Posted By jayp410

Heavier rims/tires mean more inertia and it does...

Heavier rims/tires mean more inertia and it does require more force/torque to accelerate them, but that energy is not lost - it's stored in the wheel and assists the rider in between strokes.
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09-01-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,634
Posted By jayp410

I haven't gone from 25 to 28mm, but as the owner...

I haven't gone from 25 to 28mm, but as the owner of a Redshift Shockstop stem, I would say that the difference it makes (for vibrations) is much more than my experience of going from 23 vs. 25mm...
08-02-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 27,091
Posted By jayp410

It does look aggressive but I'm riding about 90%...

It does look aggressive but I'm riding about 90% of the time with my hands resting on the bar tops or hoods, and have a fairly long torso / monkey arms.

Most of the gravel rides I'm doing are...
08-02-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,849
Posted By jayp410

Let's talk perspective. Consider the...

Let's talk perspective.

Consider the environmental impact of having a kid. All the clothes, appliances, electronics, vehicles, housing, and food they will consume, and the fuel and waste products...
08-01-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,849
Posted By jayp410

OK, so you wrapped the whole BB and chainstay...

OK, so you wrapped the whole BB and chainstay joint to create a shell. Were the chainstays still connected enough to provide the tensile strength? If the chainstays were actually broken/severed,...
08-01-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 27,091
Posted By jayp410

I am also 6'3" with 34" inseam. As there are not...

I am also 6'3" with 34" inseam. As there are not many people of our size, you might find this interesting. My bike is 59cm, middle of bottom bracket to top of saddle (along seat tube centerline) is...
07-28-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,898
Posted By jayp410

I recently built a bike that costs more than the...

I recently built a bike that costs more than the Blue Book value of my 2008 Honda Accord (which still runs perfectly), and have asked myself the same question... even though to a certain extent I...
07-26-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,944
Posted By jayp410

I just ordered the same wheelset, except with the...

I just ordered the same wheelset, except with the Carbon Ti hubs. For turnaround time, they're saying 12-14 weeks so sometime around the end of October. I'm hoping the hubs and 24 spoke count...
07-22-21, 11:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,343
Posted By jayp410

Another vote for Halo bandannas. The silicone...

Another vote for Halo bandannas. The silicone strip keeps 90% of the sweat out. The only sweat that is still an issue is the stuff that forms within the eyebrow area or just above.
07-22-21, 11:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,081
Posted By jayp410

I seek out rural roads as much as possible, to...

I seek out rural roads as much as possible, to minimize the risk... like maybe 3 cars or less per mile. Also have a hypothesis that if a road is curvy, drivers won't be able to text and drive as...
07-20-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 13,642
Posted By jayp410

I've found that when I start feeling hungry, like...

I've found that when I start feeling hungry, like right before dinner, is a great time to exercise. The act of exercising makes me non-hungry for a while - like maybe 30 minutes after exercise ends....
07-13-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,573
Posted By jayp410

Just built mine (mostly). I've been a fairly...

Just built mine (mostly). I've been a fairly infrequent rider in the past 6 years, due to lumbar spine issues which I found to be due to cycling on bumpy roads on my road bike. Did a couple of dirt...
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