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08-06-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 372
Posted By AnthonyG

SPD-SL cleats are available with and without...

SPD-SL cleats are available with and without float. If your foot does "float" around too much when you sprint then you may want to increase the release tension.
08-06-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 372
Posted By AnthonyG

Accidentally unclipping is the only reason why...

Accidentally unclipping is the only reason why you would want to increase the release tension yet even at the lowest tension SPD-SL's aren't that low. If you have poor technique and twist your foot...
08-05-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 410
Posted By AnthonyG

There are some advantages to Butterfly bars in...

There are some advantages to Butterfly bars in urban settings as well since the rounded off ends are far less likely to catch on something/someone than straight bars are. The control width isn't that...
08-05-20, 12:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 410
Posted By AnthonyG

How wide are the bars that you normally use? ...

How wide are the bars that you normally use?

I have some uncommon Modolo Butterfly bars that I specially ordered that are 50cm wide at the widest point. I believe that the more regular and...
08-04-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,336
Posted By AnthonyG

Hey Windy. How have you been? The Tour De...

Hey Windy. How have you been?

The Tour De France has for a long time been a marketing exercise to sell stuff by the sponsors just as much as its an athletic event so sponsors invariably put the...
08-04-20, 02:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By AnthonyG

In my time I have ridden child's bikes VERY fast...

In my time I have ridden child's bikes VERY fast down hills. I also suspect headset adjustment as the culprit yet I don't think that you have tested it correctly.
What you do is, hold the front...
Forum: Foo
08-03-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 670
Posted By AnthonyG

I've used a few GPS devices but not all of them...

I've used a few GPS devices but not all of them by any stretch.
My favourite was a Uniden. The Uniden GPS had features that blew all the big boys out of the water such as multi-stop route planning...
08-02-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 747
Posted By AnthonyG

Sometimes/often its not so much a matter of...

Sometimes/often its not so much a matter of breaking in the saddle as its a matter of toughening up your arse.
My experience is that the longer your rides get the more you benefit from a HARD saddle...
Forum: Foo
08-02-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 8,889
Views: 969,906
Posted By AnthonyG

Now that's a Fat Cat. Poor puss has clearly been...

Now that's a Fat Cat. Poor puss has clearly been over fed.
08-01-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By AnthonyG

Going a "little" bit smaller in tube size is OK. ...

Going a "little" bit smaller in tube size is OK. The tube will inflate to fill the void although there are limits.
Going larger in tube size however is a problem as the tube is likely to kink and...
07-28-20, 04:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 630
Posted By AnthonyG

Brand new chains are good to go for several...

Brand new chains are good to go for several hundred kilometres/miles before you need to worry about them. Lubricating a new chain will just make it more likely to pick up extra dirt and grit which...
07-26-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 7,394
Posted By AnthonyG

My two bobs worth on the whole wheel size saga is...

My two bobs worth on the whole wheel size saga is that yes, there are some performance advantages, even if minor, to using the largest wheel size that you can in a bike yet the performance advantages...
07-25-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 747
Posted By AnthonyG

"Crotch on fire" isn't terribly specific and...

"Crotch on fire" isn't terribly specific and there could be so many possible reasons with some of those reasons having nothing to do with fit.

Now this may be asking for too much information yet,...
07-25-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 7,394
Posted By AnthonyG

Debating the pro's and con's of 700c vs 650c is...

Debating the pro's and con's of 700c vs 650c is nothing new. 700c will roll a little smoother, I'll give them that and on rough surfaces that will certainly help.

I ride 650c on a custom bike...
07-24-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By AnthonyG

Yes. This is the kind of treatment that Dr...

Yes. This is the kind of treatment that Dr Mercola promotes all the time and usually before anyone else. Dr Mercola is clearly reading the Journals as they publish new work.

It's just common...
Forum: Foo
07-23-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10,848
Views: 2,256,983
Posted By AnthonyG

Yes. I said that it had to be custom plate. It's...

Yes. I said that it had to be custom plate. It's definitely not a standard series licence plate.
Forum: Foo
07-23-20, 03:22 AM
Replies: 10,848
Views: 2,256,983
Posted By AnthonyG

It's Australian. WA stands for Western...

It's Australian. WA stands for Western Australia. The car is a Holden Commodore, probably a ute.
Some juvenile mind worked it out and ordered a custom licence plate. It's definitely not a...
Forum: Foo
07-21-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 614
Posted By AnthonyG

Shall we have a battle of links? ...

Shall we have a battle of links?
https://www.technologynetworks.com/neuroscience/news/aluminum-exposure-again-linked-to-alzheimers-disease-329670

I clearly stated that the aluminium exposure was...
Forum: Foo
07-21-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 614
Posted By AnthonyG

My best guess, and I'm not claiming absolute...

My best guess, and I'm not claiming absolute expertise.
The bottom of the pot is suffering from micro-pitting and retaining some colour from overcooked rice. I don't believe that the "brown" is of...
07-15-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2,568
Views: 131,229
Posted By AnthonyG

There used to be more here but there was a bust...

There used to be more here but there was a bust up. Maybe I had something to do with it, maybe I didn't.:foo:
Anyway they left in a huff and moved to the Australia & New Zealand section over at...
07-14-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 947
Posted By AnthonyG

I've read everyones posts. It's pretty simple...

I've read everyones posts.
It's pretty simple really and I'm sure you understand. Vaccines work (if they work) on the principle that once you've had a natural infection and survived a disease then...
07-14-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 947
Posted By AnthonyG

Well Scientists. The question that no one wants...

Well Scientists. The question that no one wants to ask is this, If it is true that you can catch COVID-19 twice in a few months and there is no herd immunity, isn't this the end of Vaccines as an...
07-08-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 743
Posted By AnthonyG

I have attempted to blow up a single airbed using...

I have attempted to blow up a single airbed using a bicycle floor pump. Attempt being the operative word.
They are WAY too slow.
Forum: Foo
07-02-20, 01:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 750
Posted By AnthonyG

Thanks. It's very unusual to say part of a...

Thanks. It's very unusual to say part of a bay/lake dammed off like that so I was wondering why. I kind of guessed that there was a river running into it somewhere but wondered what it was about.
Forum: Foo
07-01-20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 750
Posted By AnthonyG

Cool pic. Where is it and what is that unusual...

Cool pic. Where is it and what is that unusual dam about?
07-01-20, 01:25 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,751
Posted By AnthonyG

What I'm objecting to mostly, and I'm not...

What I'm objecting to mostly, and I'm not directing this specifically to members of this forum, is the hubris of Man to believe that just because we can isolate a few chemicals and then replicate...
06-30-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 528
Posted By AnthonyG

I can't comment on the specifics of the bottle's...

I can't comment on the specifics of the bottle's that you are using, yet as a general comment, the compound that makes plastics "soft" are called plasticisers and the thing about plasticisers is that...
06-30-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,751
Posted By AnthonyG

Well you are more qualified than most to actually...

Well you are more qualified than most to actually know, so, Is Citric Acid the same as Lemon juice and is Lemon juice the same as Citric acid?
I say NO but what do I know.
06-30-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,751
Posted By AnthonyG

Meh. It isn't that simple and I totally object to...

Meh. It isn't that simple and I totally object to the claim that a natural product is nothing more that the breakdown of a number of different "chemicals".

Lemon juice isn't citric acid and...
06-30-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,752
Posted By AnthonyG

Meh. Try getting out of toe clips (EDIT:+ slotted...

Meh. Try getting out of toe clips (EDIT:+ slotted cleats) and straps that you have strapped down and your riding FIXED gear! That's when you learn to do a standstill, which is actually quite easy...
06-30-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,752
Posted By AnthonyG

Clipless are no better than flats at what? ...

Clipless are no better than flats at what?
Answer, it turns out that they were only assessing efficiency on a stationary bike. Fine I can live with that, yet its not why I always ride clipped in....
06-29-20, 02:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 552
Posted By AnthonyG

Fungus can be killed although it is stuborn and...

Fungus can be killed although it is stuborn and will likely take a few cycles to clean them fully. Double strength vinegar is a powerful antifungal. Hydrogen peroxide is a powerful antifungal. ...
06-25-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,477
Posted By AnthonyG

It's much more than just "survival of the...

It's much more than just "survival of the fittest". Viral DNA can be seen in human DNA.
06-24-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,751
Posted By AnthonyG

Back in days of wool Knicks and real leather...

Back in days of wool Knicks and real leather chamois, we used straight lanolin, which is the fat from the wool. It's totally renewable product that is harvested when the sheep are sheered and it...
06-23-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By AnthonyG

Drop bar road bikes are in no way comfortable to...

Drop bar road bikes are in no way comfortable to ride when carrying excessive weight. Nothing much can be done about it really as they were never designed/built with comfort in mind from the start....
06-22-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,477
Posted By AnthonyG

I'm not going to defend jj, or take his place for...

I'm not going to defend jj, or take his place for that matter, yet if we are going to be serious about the Science of the matter, lets start with the first question.

What is the Scientific Method?...
06-22-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,317
Posted By AnthonyG

Wilmingtech. While I am a HUGE proponent of short...

Wilmingtech. While I am a HUGE proponent of short cranks, there are limits. While I ride with 140mm and shorter cranks(125mm at the moment) , there is no way that I would recommend that you ride...
06-22-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2,568
Views: 131,229
Posted By AnthonyG

Welcome to the forum. Unfortunately its been...

Welcome to the forum. Unfortunately its been quiet around here for a while.
06-21-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 967
Posted By AnthonyG

Let me go on the record and state that I don't...

Let me go on the record and state that I don't believe that Vitamin C is a miracle cure that's going to defeat COVID-19 singlehandedly or cure any other disease singlehandedly.
This isn't an attempt...
06-20-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 967
Posted By AnthonyG

Here's the first article I found regarding...

Here's the first article I found regarding Vitamin C and its anti-inflammatory effects with obesity.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4492638/

Regarding COVID-19 specifically you ask?...
06-20-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 967
Posted By AnthonyG

Chloroquine is just another expensive compound...

Chloroquine is just another expensive compound with some anti-inflammatory properties and harmful unwanted effects.

As you pointed out, these proprietary anti-inflammatories only work after the...
06-19-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 967
Posted By AnthonyG

It's not surprising really that a cheap cure...

It's not surprising really that a cheap cure doesn't get that much attention.

The thing though with this treatment, that WAS reported but possibly went over many heads, is that this steroid is...
06-19-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,477
Posted By AnthonyG

Why? You have a wicked sense of humour Seattle...

Why?
You have a wicked sense of humour Seattle Forrest . JJ doesn't need my help.
06-16-20, 11:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,353
Posted By AnthonyG

Even the professionals usually sit up to take a...

Even the professionals usually sit up to take a drink. I drink from a tube these days and have for quite a while even though I did manage to drink straight from the bottle, no hands on the...
06-15-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,069
Posted By AnthonyG

I had a look at your photo and while it shows the...

I had a look at your photo and while it shows the damage it gives us nothing in regards to trying to diagnose the problem.
I have NEVER seen such chain damage in a lifetime of riding bicycles. ...
06-15-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,069
Posted By AnthonyG

I've never heard of a chain needing to be "fixed"...

I've never heard of a chain needing to be "fixed" as you describe. Taking the bike back to the shop needs to be upgraded to your first choice. Your only going to cause more expensive damage if you...
06-15-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,350
Posted By AnthonyG

A 20 lb. bike with a steel frame is doable....

A 20 lb. bike with a steel frame is doable. accepting tires from 23mm to 42mm is going to be the fly in the ointment.
06-14-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,157
Posted By AnthonyG

OK. Road bikes are about having a low and...

OK. Road bikes are about having a low and streamlined riding position and your position in your photo is sitting up pretty high. I definitely wouldn't try to fit you to a smaller bike. You could...
06-14-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,157
Posted By AnthonyG

I think you're on the borderline for going up one...

I think you're on the borderline for going up one size and/or a slightly longer stem but its not that far out. You have a little bit of seatpost out on a horizontal top tube bike and a little bit of...
Forum: Foo
06-14-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7,914
Views: 1,446,000
Posted By AnthonyG

Ouch!

Ouch!
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