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Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 499
Posted By terrymorse

Years ago, I did some thermal testing of white vs...

Years ago, I did some thermal testing of white vs black helmets under simulated sunlight.

With air moving at 5mph, the white helmet was 1.5ºF above ambient.

Under the same conditions, the black...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 908
Posted By terrymorse

The wife and I did a ride on the California coast...

The wife and I did a ride on the California coast last Saturday. At the little convenience store at Costanoa Lodge (https://costanoa.com), I paid with my Apple Watch. I did the same at the grocery...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 10:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 943
Posted By terrymorse

The fastest deceleration occurs when the rear...

The fastest deceleration occurs when the rear wheel begins to lift off the pavement. At that point, the rear brake is useless.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By terrymorse

1. Hands should be pushing against the drops only...

1. Hands should be pushing against the drops only enough to keep your body back. Elbows should be bent and arms should be flexible enough be absorb bumps.

2. Weight should be on the pedals, not...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 919
Posted By terrymorse

lightbicycle.com...

lightbicycle.com (https://www.lightbicycle.com/carbon-road-gravel-cx-disc-bike/wheels) lists a "quick buy" wheel set that looks close to your specs, starting at $515. Internal rim width is 21mm.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 5,086
Posted By terrymorse

Better not drive a car then. Many are already...

Better not drive a car then. Many are already brake-by-wire (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brake-by-wire).
07-19-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 948
Posted By terrymorse

In the plus column, internal cable routing is an...

In the plus column, internal cable routing is an iron-clad excuse to buy yet another tool (https://www.parktool.com/product/internal-cable-routing-kit-ir-1-2).
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 5,086
Posted By terrymorse

Probably not, but here's a prediction that's more...

Probably not, but here's a prediction that's more plausible: anti-lock brakes.

Bike manufacturers will call it the most significant improvement for road bikes in years.

People will line up to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,701
Posted By terrymorse

I doubt that you bonked (ran out of fuel). Not in...

I doubt that you bonked (ran out of fuel). Not in 21 miles.

Instead, it's very likely that you simply went harder than your current level of fitness would allow.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 929
Posted By terrymorse

Not everyone's "CLEAR" means the same thing. ...

Not everyone's "CLEAR" means the same thing.

It might mean "you can make it right now if you sprint your a** off".
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 5,086
Posted By terrymorse

I don't hate disc brakes. I've ridden them, they...

I don't hate disc brakes. I've ridden them, they work well enough. As do rim brakes.

I hate the fact that the industry has taken away my options, obsoleting my favorite frameset.

The clock is...
07-16-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 4,740
Posted By terrymorse

As a general statement, that is not true. ...

As a general statement, that is not true.

For some of us, losing 5 lbs would be unhealthy.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 5,086
Posted By terrymorse

Your argument is based on manufacturers offering...

Your argument is based on manufacturers offering rim brakes and disc brakes as equally useful options, letting the consumer make an objective decision over which they prefer.

Which is not how the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 5,086
Posted By terrymorse

As soon as bike manufactures began offering...

As soon as bike manufactures began offering chocolate (disc brakes), they told consumers that this new chocolate flavor tastes so much better than vanilla that only a fool would keep eating vanilla....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 5,086
Posted By terrymorse

"Hello, consumer. Here's some bikes with disc...

"Hello, consumer. Here's some bikes with disc brakes, just as an option. We can't tell if they're better or worse than our rim brake bikes, but we figured we'd make both and let you decide..."
...
07-16-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 4,740
Posted By terrymorse

The best dressing for basic road rash is Tegaderm...

The best dressing for basic road rash is Tegaderm (https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/p/d/hcbgebm20051/), a transparent film that acts as a sterile barrier with a moist environment, so skin heals quickly...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,670
Posted By terrymorse

A single bicycle tire has lasted you a few...

A single bicycle tire has lasted you a few years?!

Either that tire is made out of vibranium, or you don't ride much.
07-15-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 4,740
Posted By terrymorse

​​​​​ References to a classic and...

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References to a classic and hilarious movie, the Big Lebowski:

That's just, like, your opinion, man

Donny, you're out of your element!
07-15-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 4,740
Posted By terrymorse

You're out of your element!

You're out of your element!
07-15-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 4,740
Posted By terrymorse

Yeah, well, you know, that's just like, your...

Yeah, well, you know, that's just like, your opinion, man.
07-14-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 4,740
Posted By terrymorse

Shaved legs are more aero, which doesn't matter...

Shaved legs are more aero, which doesn't matter to most riders.

I shave during the summer months to make applying and removing sunscreen easier. Also, a shaved leg tends to collect less road grime.
07-14-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 9,944
Posted By terrymorse

The answer to that question is rather obvious: ...

The answer to that question is rather obvious:

Running is considerably harder on the body than cycling.

Running is clearly harder on:

joints
bones
muscles
heart (probably)
07-13-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 767
Posted By terrymorse

This brake caliper, with a reach of 85-108mm,...

This brake caliper, with a reach of 85-108mm, will most likely fit:

1080 extra long reach BMX cruiser bicycle brake caliper - BLACK...
07-13-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 761
Posted By terrymorse

A bigger tube also will lose pressure slightly...

A bigger tube also will lose pressure slightly more slowly.
07-12-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 9,944
Posted By terrymorse

If the measure is aerobic efficiency, cycling...

If the measure is aerobic efficiency, cycling technique makes virtually no difference.

Cyclists with "good" technique are not much more efficient than cyclists with sloppy technique.

Not so...
07-12-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 913
Posted By terrymorse

Even though sweat won't damage carbon fiber, it...

Even though sweat won't damage carbon fiber, it will damage the paint. My sweaty ride buddy ruined the top tube paint job on his Trek. Twice.

Nowadays, I wipe down my frame with some dilute...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,430
Posted By terrymorse

Did you mean Canada Rd. and Jefferson? A moto-cop...

Did you mean Canada Rd. and Jefferson? A moto-cop hangs out there on Jefferson, out of sight until you are into the intersection. A t-intersection with 3-way stop signs.

...
07-11-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By terrymorse

The rim is almost certainly just fine. ...

The rim is almost certainly just fine.

Breaking spokes are a symptom of a crummy wheel build, with inadequately tensioned and/or non-stress relieved spokes.

The fix is to re-tension and stress...
07-08-21, 11:28 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,634
Posted By terrymorse

You don’t need to replace potassium when...

You don’t need to replace potassium when exercising. Unless you have vomiting and diarrhea.
07-08-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,634
Posted By terrymorse

It looks like Liquid I.V. is the WHO's ORS (Oral...

It looks like Liquid I.V. is the WHO's ORS (Oral Rehydration Solution) formula, with flavoring and some other junk mixed in.

I'm making my own, flavored with lemon and ginger.
07-08-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 652
Posted By terrymorse

There is no way anyone is spinning out on a flat...

There is no way anyone is spinning out on a flat road with a 56x11. At a cadence of 100, that's about 40 mph.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 777
Posted By terrymorse

Jobst Brandt was a very tall guy who pushed big...

Jobst Brandt was a very tall guy who pushed big gears, and he used to break his aluminum Campagnolo crank arms fairly often.

He would come into my dad's shop in Palo Alto to get them replaced. At...
07-08-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,634
Posted By terrymorse

Actually, it's called hyponatremia -- hypo: low,...

Actually, it's called hyponatremia -- hypo: low, natremia: sodium in the blood.

I got it once after Climb to Kaiser on a record hot day. It felt like the worst flu ever: headache, vomiting, unable...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 777
Posted By terrymorse

105 is less likely to crack and break. But since...

105 is less likely to crack and break. But since it's made of aluminum, it will break if used long enough.

Many examples of broken solid aluminum cranks exist.

Personal anecdote: I remove...
07-07-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 5,847
Posted By terrymorse

Because it then becomes easy to compare different...

Because it then becomes easy to compare different bikes.

When you go for a medical checkup, do they weigh you wearing clothes, shoes, jacket, and carrying keys + wallet?
07-06-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,959
Posted By terrymorse

Here in the SF Bay Area, nobody gives a second...

Here in the SF Bay Area, nobody gives a second look to a cyclist in full kit.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,430
Posted By terrymorse

Actually, the plural of anecdote is data. I...

Actually, the plural of anecdote is data.

I said ‘The plural of anecdote is data’ some time in the 1969-70 academic year while teaching a graduate seminar at Stanford. The occasion was a student’s...
07-06-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,862
Posted By terrymorse

Our local club calls that feeling "lunch legs",...

Our local club calls that feeling "lunch legs", because they often have a lunch stop on the longer rides.

Climbing something steep right after a lunch break will give you a lactic acid burn in the...
07-05-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 907
Posted By terrymorse

Nesting birds will attack you until you’re safely...

Nesting birds will attack you until you’re safely away from their nest.

I got buzzed by a mother eagle once from behind, just missed my helmet with talons deployed.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-21, 12:40 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 8,840
Posted By terrymorse

Orange Seal Endurance trades off its ability to...

Orange Seal Endurance trades off its ability to patch bigger holes for a longer viable time in the tire.
...
07-05-21, 12:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 907
Posted By terrymorse

Pick a descent near you and do it regularly. ...

Pick a descent near you and do it regularly.

As you get more familiar with road, your descending confidence will increase.
07-04-21, 11:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 387
Posted By terrymorse

Check this link: ...

Check this link:
...
07-04-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 387
Posted By terrymorse

I use this one. All but undetectable: ...

I use this one. All but undetectable:

https://www.sherlock.bike/en/
07-03-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,373
Posted By terrymorse

It's pretty clear from watching races that small,...

It's pretty clear from watching races that small, thin cyclists dominate hilly time trials; while taller, heavier cyclists dominate flat time trials.

The reason for this is simple:

The bulk of...
07-03-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,373
Posted By terrymorse

I did establish that force is not the same as...

I did establish that force is not the same as weight by explaining the definitions of both, but clearly you didn't follow the explanation.



This is another error. Mass is not the same as...
07-01-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 909
Posted By terrymorse

45x28 is a big climbing gear by today's...

45x28 is a big climbing gear by today's standards. It must have required some very low cadences and standing over the Sierra passes....
06-30-21, 11:16 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,631
Posted By terrymorse

Sure, hard anodizing is known to reduce the...

Sure, hard anodizing is known to reduce the fatigue life of highly stressed aluminum. And spoke holes are high stress areas.

But all aluminum rims will fail if they're ridden long enough. Hard...
06-30-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 970
Posted By terrymorse

It’s the deer that are the menace to cycling....

It’s the deer that are the menace to cycling. I’ve had too many close calls where a deer darts into the road, right in my path. Autumn is the worst, when the bucks are on the move.

This video,...
06-30-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By terrymorse

Our city gets a gold rating...

Our city gets a gold rating (https://www.bikeleague.org/sites/default/files/bfareportcards/BFC_Spring_2021_ReportCard_Palo_Alto_CA.pdf) from the League of American Bicyclists.

...
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