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07-15-20, 05:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,066
Posted By elcruxio

Probably some amount of survivor bias and...

Probably some amount of survivor bias and acceptance of injury involved. There are still riders (who in the fitting profession are called macro absorbers) who can ride double centuries on a wildly...
07-05-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 13,635
Posted By elcruxio

For most cyclists cycling is a mode of transport...

For most cyclists cycling is a mode of transport and not a hobby at least here in Europe and I'll assume the rest of the world excluding the US and perhaps some other anglic regions. Here people are...
07-04-20, 03:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,034
Posted By elcruxio

Infrared doesn't penetrate the skin. Microwaves...

Infrared doesn't penetrate the skin. Microwaves do penetrate the skin and heat up a body of water internally. If one were to go into a microwave sauna one would promptly die.

As to recovery...
07-01-20, 02:32 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 13,635
Posted By elcruxio

I have the Shimano SD-5 sandals and they are by...

I have the Shimano SD-5 sandals and they are by far the best touring shoe I can imagine. Breathable, cool and quick drying when its hot but can be used in almost freezing conditions and rain when...
06-27-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 14,875
Posted By elcruxio

You keep saying that but it seems that sentiment...

You keep saying that but it seems that sentiment is more of your own imagining than the average mindset of your typical bicycle tourist.



That's great I guess...



In the days of on demand...
06-22-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 66,721
Posted By elcruxio

Oh boy! As a lawyer it always tickles me when...

Oh boy! As a lawyer it always tickles me when someone bases their "legal" arguments on dictionary definitions. And the wrong dictionary at that.

Also considering this is an international forum be...
06-17-20, 11:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By elcruxio

I think my 47mm rear tire has 58-60 psi and front...

I think my 47mm rear tire has 58-60 psi and front tire of course less. But I weigh more than your spouse and bike combined.
Forum: Touring
06-12-20, 03:04 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,240
Posted By elcruxio

I don't actually use a dishing tool. I just flip...

I don't actually use a dishing tool. I just flip the wheel in the truing stand and always try to get the dish 1mm to the NDS side so not completely central. It's far enough to give a noticeable...
Forum: Touring
06-09-20, 03:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,303
Posted By elcruxio

Here's some ferry timetables in general to help...

Here's some ferry timetables in general to help you route possible coastal routes Ferry.fi - Ferry schedules (http://lautta.net/?lang=en)

From Porvoo to Helsinki I'd suggest you take the the old...
Forum: Touring
06-03-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,320
Posted By elcruxio

It's actually pretty amazing how well it works....

It's actually pretty amazing how well it works. On our Swedish tour I felt the Edge Explore found the best possible routes imaginable. Really nice rides on quiet roads. It does require some common...
Forum: Touring
04-24-20, 01:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,431
Posted By elcruxio

It's your choice of course but 210 isn't all that...

It's your choice of course but 210 isn't all that heavy for a bicycle and if it isn't broken...



The spoke count isn't really as important as the quality of the actual wheel. Also a determining...
Forum: Touring
04-23-20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,095
Posted By elcruxio

I would like to emphasize the OP's emphasis on...

I would like to emphasize the OP's emphasis on the fact that he has already tried a lot of different variations of saddle and bar position to no avail.

That in on itself is the main reason I...
03-21-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 13,897
Posted By elcruxio

Well here's the thing. Have you looked at what...

Well here's the thing.
Have you looked at what is happening in Italy? Hospitals in certain regions are completely overrun. There are not enough beds or ventilators to help every infected person...
Forum: Touring
03-04-20, 03:07 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,056
Posted By elcruxio

When using these types of stoves there's this...

When using these types of stoves there's this cool effect that happens after you light it up. At first they typically produce quite a bit of smoke but when the thing heats up enough you see this...
Forum: Touring
12-05-19, 05:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 947
Posted By elcruxio

This may not be something to consider or not, but...

This may not be something to consider or not, but Shimano changed their shoe lasts after that model was last made (pun totally unintended). They now have several differently named last types, so the...
Forum: Touring
10-29-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,693
Posted By elcruxio

Close but this was actually filmed in Austria,...

Close but this was actually filmed in Austria, specifically this place:

Mallnitzer Str.
Mallnitzer Str., 9822 Mallnitz, Itävalta
https://maps.app.goo.gl/Z8Vr6dXDaPUbqokG8

The interesting part...
09-19-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 66,721
Posted By elcruxio

Just out of curiosity, how do you measure your...

Just out of curiosity, how do you measure your braking and cornering forces and how do you relate those to brake lever pressure?

Also it'd be wise to refrain from yelling fallacy if you can't...
09-06-19, 01:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,745
Posted By elcruxio

I have also not experienced undue flex with my...

I have also not experienced undue flex with my long haul trucker even with a combined system weight of 330lbs. I do climb out of saddle on tour and the LHT is stable and unflexing for that kind of...
09-05-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 66,721
Posted By elcruxio

Well you offend easily. I’ll try to be less blunt...

Well you offend easily. I’ll try to be less blunt / honest in the future.

However there are some serious flaws in your reasoning which I suspect rise from your inexperience with road bike posture...
09-05-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 66,721
Posted By elcruxio

Duuuude! Sigh.... I suppose your opinions...

Duuuude! Sigh....

I suppose your opinions are the kind which rise out of not seeing or understanding the bigger picture or understanding the basics of posture.

I'm on my phone so briefly: that...
06-09-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 29,717
Posted By elcruxio

The rampant corruption in the US medical industry...

The rampant corruption in the US medical industry isn’t a science issue is it?

However both MDMA and Speed are amphetamines, which are a class of substances which have been found to be useful for...
06-05-19, 12:15 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 29,717
Posted By elcruxio

Ah yes, chemicals. I try to avoid them as much as...

Ah yes, chemicals. I try to avoid them as much as possible. The one I try to stay furthest away from is dihydrogen monoxide. Anyone who's ever ingested it has died but it's still used extensively in...
05-26-19, 05:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,094
Posted By elcruxio

That doesn't relate to diet though. Metformin has...

That doesn't relate to diet though. Metformin has some interesting functional mechanisms which have an effect on glucose metabolism but it's not in fact the glucose moderating effect of metforming...
05-25-19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,094
Posted By elcruxio

Uhhh. How to put this... While technically...

Uhhh. How to put this...
While technically you're partially right, the motivation of the bolded part is completely wrong.

Firstly, yes, cancer cells get their energy from glucose, namely blood...
05-22-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 37,397
Posted By elcruxio

Well on the commuting thing. I'm currently saving...

Well on the commuting thing. I'm currently saving up for a carbon framed fat bike which will serve in large part as a commuter and specifically a winter commuter. The fat bike is obvious for winter...
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