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09-27-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,436
Posted By asgelle

For what it's worth, watching bike checks at Tour...

For what it's worth, watching bike checks at Tour of the Gila, I never saw them measure saddle angle since the angle was changed to 9 degrees. I asked one of the officials why they didn't, and he...
09-23-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 628
Posted By asgelle

All IVs are banned regardless of their content....

All IVs are banned regardless of their content. So yes, having IV gear when supporting a Tour team is controversial to say the least.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,630
Posted By asgelle

That was all wrong. The simple answer is the...

That was all wrong. The simple answer is the faster rider will always burn more calories. They both do the same amount of work against gravity and rolling resistance, but the power to overcome aero...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,630
Posted By asgelle

Why wouldn't it be? Because the highest average...

Why wouldn't it be? Because the highest average power that can be maintained is a function of time, decreasing as the duration of the effort gets longer. So a faster bike would allow a higher average...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,630
Posted By asgelle

Why don't I need water with a caad4 or litespeed?

Why don't I need water with a caad4 or litespeed?
09-19-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 650
Posted By asgelle

The only UCI restriction on bar height is that...

The only UCI restriction on bar height is that they must be higher than the top of the front wheel. There is no upper limit. What you probably saw was them measuring the difference in height between...
09-19-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 650
Posted By asgelle

Yes. It was wrong then and it's still wrong.

Yes. It was wrong then and it's still wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,833
Posted By asgelle

You should look up a podcast VeloNews did with...

You should look up a podcast VeloNews did with Ruckus Composites on how they repair CF. Itís not that complicated. They grind away the affected area, then lay up new CF sheets and cure them. They...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,630
Posted By asgelle

It was a slimy attempt to be cute by altering...

It was a slimy attempt to be cute by altering what you wrote. You have to wonder about people who lie so blatantly when the truth is just a few posts above.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,630
Posted By asgelle

Two bikes can't be identical in every way but...

Two bikes can't be identical in every way but weigh different amounts. That extra mass must affect performance. How and to what degree depends on where that extra mass is coming from.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,301
Posted By asgelle

I'm not sure what can be measured on paper (other...

I'm not sure what can be measured on paper (other than the dimensions of the sheet itself).
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,630
Posted By asgelle

That just proves you need to meet more people.

That just proves you need to meet more people.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,301
Posted By asgelle

If Newton beat Einstein in a bike race would that...

If Newton beat Einstein in a bike race would that mean relativistic physics was wrong?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,301
Posted By asgelle

I'm happy you think Gatorskins work for you, but...

I'm happy you think Gatorskins work for you, but don't presume that everyone rides or has the same needs as you. Those of us riding in the Rockies know how quickly rain can come up and how important...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,833
Posted By asgelle

Pinch flats

Pinch flats
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,833
Posted By asgelle

Thatís one example of why itís bad to use other...

Thatís one example of why itís bad to use other peopleís work without attribution.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,833
Posted By asgelle

What are you talking about? Density of...

What are you talking about?

Density of common metals (gm/cm^3):
Al (6061): 2.7
Steel: ~8.0
Ti (3/5): 4.48
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,833
Posted By asgelle

And I wanted to date Dianna Rigg. As I wrote, the...

And I wanted to date Dianna Rigg. As I wrote, the only general answer is that the more expensive frame will come closer to the performance the designers were aiming for. Beyond that, it gets down to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,833
Posted By asgelle

Which expensive frame compared to which lower...

Which expensive frame compared to which lower cost one? The difference may be huge or the lower cost frame might be superior. To start, all manufacturers have their idea of how they think the ideal...
09-12-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,414
Posted By asgelle

No, it doesn’t. Read the paper.

No, it doesn’t. Read the paper.
09-12-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,414
Posted By asgelle

Maybe not, but they're using the physiologist's...

Maybe not, but they're using the physiologist's definition: work produced divided by energy consumed. That shouldn't be surprising given where they're publishing.
09-12-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,414
Posted By asgelle

True or not, why should I care about efficiency?...

True or not, why should I care about efficiency? Speed I can understand, same for fatigue resistance; but what difference does efficiency make?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,603
Posted By asgelle

Not everyone. I don't know how you could have...

Not everyone. I don't know how you could have read through this thread and think that. In any case, it wouldn't matter how many people are wrong, if there was a pop or bang, the tube was outside the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,603
Posted By asgelle

The fact that there was a loud noise means the...

The fact that there was a loud noise means the tube burst outside the tire. There are only a few ways that can happen.

In other words, it isn't bad luck at all but user error.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,603
Posted By asgelle

That's exactly what it means if you pinch flat....

That's exactly what it means if you pinch flat. What else could it be?

Exactly, knowing you'll inevitably hit rocks and potholes means you either prepare with the appropriate tire size and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,603
Posted By asgelle

There is no variable of pinch flats. Pinch flats...

There is no variable of pinch flats. Pinch flats are user error; either for running too low a tire pressure or too small a tire. And this wasn't a pinch flat.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,603
Posted By asgelle

Either the tube was pinched between the bead and...

Either the tube was pinched between the bead and rim, installation error, or excessive heat from braking softened the rim or bead allowing the tube to slip out, rider error. Luck had nothing to do...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,603
Posted By asgelle

If you heard a pop, it means the tube was outside...

If you heard a pop, it means the tube was outside the tire when it burst. A tube may deflate suddenly, but it can't make a loud bang or pop as long as it is contained. The most usual explanation for...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By asgelle

If you do a search on Monod 2 parameter model or...

If you do a search on Monod 2 parameter model or some such, you can find much better information. The basic idea is that if we ignore very short term sprinting, the power to drive cycling (or any...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,733
Posted By asgelle

Claims need to be backed up by verifiable data or...

Claims need to be backed up by verifiable data or analysis. The credentials of the person presenting them are irrelevant. Someone might not have finished high school, but if they present a hypothesis...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,532
Posted By asgelle

Which is fine until they get home and want to use...

Which is fine until they get home and want to use their power/duration curve for post hoc analysis.
09-02-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,229
Posted By asgelle

Same absolute amount, but higher percentage for...

Same absolute amount, but higher percentage for the lighter rider. Since most contributors to fatigue scale proportionally, the percentage change matters more than the absolute.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,301
Posted By asgelle

Yes, but I feel like I'm watching a cat play with...

Yes, but I feel like I'm watching a cat play with a captured mouse.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,467
Posted By asgelle

I didn't miss it, I ignored it. Since nowhere is...

I didn't miss it, I ignored it. Since nowhere is the threshold for a noticeable difference defined, in this context it's a word without meaning. Given enough effort, any difference is measurable...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,467
Posted By asgelle

Enough. Actually it is that simple. The first...

Enough. Actually it is that simple. The first post said 75% or riders have their saddle lower than the other 25%. The truth of that is so obvious that it shouldn't have had to be said in the first...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,467
Posted By asgelle

You have all the information necessary to answer...

You have all the information necessary to answer the question with perfect accuracy. Take a few minutes to think about it.


Here's a hint: What fraction of the children in the fifth grade are...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,467
Posted By asgelle

So without internal bias, what fraction of the...

So without internal bias, what fraction of the peloton would you estimate have saddles lower than the highest quartile?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,467
Posted By asgelle

A study of Pro Tour riders showed no difference...

A study of Pro Tour riders showed no difference in leg strength between the pros and age matched sedentary men.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 804
Posted By asgelle

SRM released their crank based PM a full decade...

SRM released their crank based PM a full decade before Tune released their PowerTap hub (1988 vs 1998).
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,532
Posted By asgelle

NP is not a prediction of anything. It is the...

NP is not a prediction of anything. It is the fourth norm of 30 second average power. That means you average power readings from the previous 30 seconds, raise that to the fourth power, calculate the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,532
Posted By asgelle

Talk about semantic games. Equipment choice has...

Talk about semantic games. Equipment choice has nothing to do with producing power, just the opposite. It's about maximizing performance for the limited amount of power one can produce.

You don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,532
Posted By asgelle

What about informing equipment choices or...

What about informing equipment choices or controlling caloric intake (among other legitimate uses)?
08-31-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,229
Posted By asgelle

At most, the difference will be the change in...

At most, the difference will be the change in weight as a fraction of the total bike/rider package. So assuming 150 lb rider, 30 lb bike, and 5 lbs for clothes and gear, cutting 5 pounds will make...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,532
Posted By asgelle

I can't think of one who ever said that. Or to...

I can't think of one who ever said that. Or to paraphrase Richard Feynman*, If they're an expert, they don't say it; and if they say it, they're not an expert.

*Though I heard this attributed to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,733
Posted By asgelle

Damon Rinard was chief engineer at Cervelo for...

Damon Rinard was chief engineer at Cervelo for several years before moving to Cannondale. I believe he's responsible for the S5 and SystemSix (not that they have anything in common).
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,851
Posted By asgelle

Why does that mater if all the relative positions...

Why does that mater if all the relative positions including the resistance vector don't change?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,733
Posted By asgelle

Seriously? You don't tape the bars until your...

Seriously? You don't tape the bars until your lever positions are set.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,733
Posted By asgelle

I have a watch like that. Itís broken, but twice...

I have a watch like that. Itís broken, but twice a day it gives me some useful information.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,851
Posted By asgelle

Just as you can't comprehend there are three...

Just as you can't comprehend there are three principles of training: progressive overload, individuality, specificity; and continue to pretend the third doesn't matter.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,851
Posted By asgelle

Then you might want to familiarize yourself with...

Then you might want to familiarize yourself with quadrant analysis. It's not new. It was developed by Andy Coggan over a decade ago....
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