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10-22-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,097
Posted By aclinjury

So, the solution is to use a longer expansion...

So, the solution is to use a longer expansion plug, and put an aluminum sleeve to protect the carbon steerer from the compression ring.

Question: Why wasn't this thought out? I mean, a company...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,428
Posted By aclinjury

Right. In my experience, one of the major...

Right. In my experience, one of the major "advantage" of being able to train long hours per week is that:
1. your routine doesn't have to be "efficient" because you will gain fitness based on sheer...
10-05-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,011
Posted By aclinjury

you can continue to workout through muscle...

you can continue to workout through muscle soreness.
However, if it's muscle pain then you should stop.
Sometimes it can be conflating distinguishing muscle soreness with muscle pain, especially if...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 10,434
Posted By aclinjury

ah gotcha. You're not alone in the "tire/rim...

ah gotcha. You're not alone in the "tire/rim combination not working". It's a crapshot at best. But hey you're in SD, flats are a once a year event.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 10,434
Posted By aclinjury

Road tubeless sucks if: 1) you aren't using at...

Road tubeless sucks if:
1) you aren't using at least a 32c tire, or
2) Stans sealant

And who the hell wants to use any tire bigger than 25c, unless they're just.... tourists.

Meanwhile, fast...
08-11-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,693
Posted By aclinjury

metronome?? way too much time on your hands, buddy

metronome?? way too much time on your hands, buddy
08-11-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,511
Posted By aclinjury

current running poll shows 10 people voted...

current running poll shows 10 people voted damange, 3 voted theft :wtf::lol::lol:
damn the 3 who voted theft are the types that go on "neighborhood" forum and make posts like "Suspicious kids around...
07-19-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,210
Posted By aclinjury

that's a nice build, put a custom label on it,...

that's a nice build, put a custom label on it, give it to some of the magazines to reviews, and watch the accolades pour in!
What's the cost of the overall build?
06-23-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,616
Posted By aclinjury

-if it's a local ride, then carry 1 spare tube,...

-if it's a local ride, then carry 1 spare tube, tire boot, 2 tire levers (get the big Pedro levers), CO2, and make sure she knows how to use all these.
-if it's centruy ride or remote, then in...
06-14-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,790
Posted By aclinjury

I'd pass on these. They're old, probably have...

I'd pass on these. They're old, probably have narrow brake track. These retailed at $850 when they were released, this means they went for $800. And now, your friend wanna sell them for almost...
06-09-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,515
Posted By aclinjury

is really worth the time to repaint a junk????

is really worth the time to repaint a junk????
06-01-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By aclinjury

Ultra has ceramic bearings

Ultra has ceramic bearings
05-29-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,166
Posted By aclinjury

It's not wrong of you to ask for a new bike. In...

It's not wrong of you to ask for a new bike. In fact, you should insist on getting a new bike.
Bring your bike back to the LBS and have them check it out, and ask them to write something along the...
05-28-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,060
Posted By aclinjury

First of all, from reading you, I know you don't...

First of all, from reading you, I know you don't understand anatomy much.

Secondly, "stretching" has morphed over the years and decades. Today, when pro athletes refer to stretching, it's not the...
05-26-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 11,175
Posted By aclinjury

He was eating a gel 6 km to go, clearly he wasn't...

He was eating a gel 6 km to go, clearly he wasn't fueling properly coming into the final climb. He bonked due to nutrition, not due to his legs.
05-20-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 14,989
Posted By aclinjury

For most of this thread, you've lobbing quips and...

For most of this thread, you've lobbing quips and discounting countersteering. And now finally, you made a somewhat senisble opinion. It's obvious you're interested in this debate.

At "medium"...
05-20-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 14,989
Posted By aclinjury

you can countersteer in the middle of a turn......

you can countersteer in the middle of a turn... as long as you're not at maximum lean angle. Countersteering at max lean angle will result in a lowside.
05-19-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 14,989
Posted By aclinjury

finally, a video explaining the physics behind...

finally, a video explaining the physics behind countersteering
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpV2Bg-WX0w

a few takaway points:
-countersteering is the quickest method to initiate a turn...
05-18-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,449
Posted By aclinjury

I'm the Socal area. Some mtb'ers here are...

I'm the Socal area. Some mtb'ers here are willing to do trail works, but the problem is that these same folks are also of the mentality that just because they put in the work, it should be ok for...
05-18-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,692
Posted By aclinjury

Shifting wise, either chain will work fine. But...

Shifting wise, either chain will work fine. But the Shimano chain will give you the quiestest mode of operation with Shimano cassettes. This is true up to 10 speed drivetrain.

But once you get...
05-17-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,118
Posted By aclinjury

massive 3D Imax goggles, I want one. ...

massive 3D Imax goggles, I want one.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/512x690/goggles_528fb9d965033cf2259618d5c56528535def7446.jpg
05-17-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,425
Posted By aclinjury

some interesting videos backed by science ...

some interesting videos backed by science

Seated or stand?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldbwNHglK5w

Low cadence or high cadence?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsoDLyO8To0

In general,...
05-10-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 33,364
Posted By aclinjury

ugh oh, I detect penis envy :winter:

ugh oh, I detect penis envy :winter:
05-09-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,426
Posted By aclinjury

this cannot be a serious post

this cannot be a serious post
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,936
Posted By aclinjury

What is typical road cyclist? Well most young...

What is typical road cyclist? Well most young 20yr olds typical road cyclists ride more aggressively than the 60 yr old typical road cyslists. The 20something guys always want to liven things up on...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,936
Posted By aclinjury

because a highend regular clincher with latex is...

because a highend regular clincher with latex is still better overall compared to the best tubeless due to:
-similar rolling resistance as the best tubeless
-better front end feel than tubeless due...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,936
Posted By aclinjury

when it comes to "feel", use latex with a light...

when it comes to "feel", use latex with a light tire, and use it on the front wheel. The reason for this is you want as much more road feedback from the front wheel than from the rear wheel. For...
04-25-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,538
Posted By aclinjury

if the TT road is smooth (like most), then...

if the TT road is smooth (like most), then they're using 23c. Nobody is using 28c. But of course weekend warriors say their fat Rene Herse allow them to dominate strava sphere. So there you have...
04-22-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,672
Posted By aclinjury

in other news, the sky is blue

in other news, the sky is blue
04-22-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,019
Posted By aclinjury

long leg cyclists always suck at sprinting. Long...

long leg cyclists always suck at sprinting. Long leggers get dropped like a rock in power surges, it's comical.
04-18-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,538
Posted By aclinjury

Right. Like you, I don't dispute the data, but...

Right. Like you, I don't dispute the data, but I'm questioning their degree of applicability to the real world. When putting the variability of the data and variability of road surfaces, it makes it...
04-13-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 29,370
Posted By aclinjury

At this point, it must be absolutely clear that...

At this point, it must be absolutely clear that Pogacar is not only a younger, but better GC rider than McNulty. Period. McNulty was fortunate to be in the yellow because JV let it go in the break...
04-13-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,538
Posted By aclinjury

All these rolling resistance tests are so...

All these rolling resistance tests are so specific AND varied that their results are questionable in real-world riding applicability.
Has anyone done hard out-of-saddle accelerations on wide tires...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,229
Posted By aclinjury

all butyl inner tubes that I know of area...

all butyl inner tubes that I know of area seamless.
those tubes are molded in one piece. The only seam is when the 2 ends of the tubes are mellted by heat and joined together.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,173
Posted By aclinjury

what's up with the big ugly shifters?? Whatever...

what's up with the big ugly shifters?? Whatever aero gain is made with integrated stem is now negated by those big shifters. Subtraction by addition.
02-12-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,624
Posted By aclinjury

I'm not talking about stats padding strava. I'm...

I'm not talking about stats padding strava.
I'm talking about using NP when assessing an intervals.
The OP is asking about his best 20 min effort, producing 303w avg and 335w NP, within this 20 min...
02-12-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,624
Posted By aclinjury

normalized power is VERY IMPORTANT, and I'd argue...

normalized power is VERY IMPORTANT, and I'd argue even more so than average power.

So given 2 different rides:

Ride 1:
steady state for 1 hour with 200w Avg and 200w NP

Ride 2:
hill...
02-08-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,022
Posted By aclinjury

ugh, if i'm going to the restroom, the bike is...

ugh, if i'm going to the restroom, the bike is coming in with me.

One time I left if outside of a deli so I could buy a water bottle, and just as I was finishing paying the cashier and walked out...
12-21-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,485
Posted By aclinjury

Covid won't help push infrastructure. However,...

Covid won't help push infrastructure. However, what Covid has contributed is more cycling from people otherwise who wouldn't, and this helps the cycling cause.

Ultimately, what may force a change...
12-20-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,210
Posted By aclinjury

I'd take the "feedback" in here with a ton of...

I'd take the "feedback" in here with a ton of dirt. These are not feedback at all. They look more like unfounded and unsubstantiated opinions based of out fear of buying cheap chinese products a...
12-14-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,393
Posted By aclinjury

$600 for a repaint is a fair price. I'm paying...

$600 for a repaint is a fair price. I'm paying $800 for my repaint. I went with my own logo in pearlescent, and for the base I went with a shifting color base. There is no way most pepole would be...
11-15-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,591
Posted By aclinjury

hey man! good seeing you here too. Right. I...

hey man! good seeing you here too.

Right. I was more replying to the other fella's "2x front pad wear to 1x rear pad wear". On the road yes, less so on dirt. On dirt I find myself braking evenly...
11-14-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,591
Posted By aclinjury

not on the dirt.

not on the dirt.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,931
Posted By aclinjury

you're right, i was being too conservative. My...

you're right, i was being too conservative. My own 1min seated efforts on the trainer with legs with some fatigue is close to 200% too. My out of the saddle repeated attacks during practice is...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,931
Posted By aclinjury

if I were you, I'd concentrate on my 1-min power...

if I were you, I'd concentrate on my 1-min power at say 125%, because honestly nobody is gonna attack for more than 1 minute in a group ride. So train yourself 1min power, this is for the trainer. ...
10-17-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,560
Posted By aclinjury

been on a "mostly" vegan diet for almost a decade...

been on a "mostly" vegan diet for almost a decade now. I say "mostly" because about 3-4 times a month, i'll go out with friends/relatives and sometimes it's hard to order food that's completly vegan,...
10-08-20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,333
Posted By aclinjury

as long as you don't do out of saddle sprints,...

as long as you don't do out of saddle sprints, then frame should be ok.
However, I wouldn't put a superlight frame on a locked out trainter though.
My trainer is the rock-n-roll one, which allows...
10-03-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,079
Posted By aclinjury

how would you like to show up for a bicycle rally...

how would you like to show up for a bicycle rally with this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJgMObLsUdE
09-29-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,374
Posted By aclinjury

Pogacar did try to help his countrymen Roglic. ...

Pogacar did try to help his countrymen Roglic.

But, apparently, nobody counted on Alaphilippe's extraordinay reservoir of anaerobic on the final attack. That was something to watch.

WVA played...
09-23-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,876
Posted By aclinjury

I'm from Socal? It's hard to relate

I'm from Socal? It's hard to relate
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