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01-18-11, 05:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,713
Posted By dsotm

I meant coefficient of friction, I should have...

I meant coefficient of friction, I should have been more clear. Either way, Force due to drag is 1/2 *rho*Area*Drag Coefficient*v^2 while power necessary to overcome drag is 1/2*rho*Area*Drag...
01-17-11, 07:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,713
Posted By dsotm

I never said they were putting out 3 kW. Drag...

I never said they were putting out 3 kW. Drag isn't proportional to velocity or power output. I believe drag, in the velocity range we are talking about, is proportional to velocity squared. ...
01-13-11, 06:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,713
Posted By dsotm

While a "big book of matches" is certainly part...

While a "big book of matches" is certainly part of it, cav's low sprinting position is certainly part of it. I seem to remember someone running the calculations. While I don't remember exactly, the...
12-12-10, 07:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,038
Posted By dsotm

FWIW, the best GF bread I have had has come from...

FWIW, the best GF bread I have had has come from www.samisbakery.com. Try their millet flax bread. Be warned that not all of their breads are GF.
12-08-10, 06:05 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,038
Posted By dsotm

There are two reasons why people with celiac...

There are two reasons why people with celiac often avoid oats. The first is that the protein in oats is very similar to gluten. The second is that oats are very often processed in the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-10, 03:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,489
Posted By dsotm

Try reading this. You don't have to use their...

Try reading this. You don't have to use their products, but their advice is very good from my experience.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-10, 02:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,796
Posted By dsotm

Triples are also problematic if you need a...

Triples are also problematic if you need a narrower q-factor. However, If you need a wider q-factor and need the lower gears, why not.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-10, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By dsotm

KY in general has a lot more good riding than...

KY in general has a lot more good riding than most people expect. There isn't much elevation change, but there are countless miles of rural roads going though rolling hills.
08-18-10, 07:53 AM
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Views: 970,993
Posted By dsotm

Here's a recipe that definitely makes a good post...

Here's a recipe that definitely makes a good post ride snack.

mashed sweet potatoes and parsnips
mint
lemon juice
07-25-10, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,059
Posted By dsotm

Another way to think about it....... The...

Another way to think about it.......

The longer the two packs are together, the more likely they are to get intermingled and cause problems, especially going around corners. So, getting around...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-10, 04:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,112
Posted By dsotm

This is correct as far as models go. Good luck...

This is correct as far as models go. Good luck finding a saddle, it's a personal choice that can take a while, but it's worth it. I you would like, I have an arione Kium I could sell you.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-10, 04:20 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 6,358
Posted By dsotm

So, the "audiophile" is the one that has tweeters...

So, the "audiophile" is the one that has tweeters with a frequency response up to 70 kHz? (note: humans can holy hear up to 20 kHz, if that)

The digital versus analog debate is pretty tired. ...
03-27-10, 05:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 851
Posted By dsotm

Try this. Less than $6/lb for whey isolate....

Try this. Less than $6/lb for whey isolate. http://proteinfactory.com/shop/product.php?productid=971&cat=1&page=3
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-10, 05:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,374
Posted By dsotm

I would expect scuffing and scratching, but not a...

I would expect scuffing and scratching, but not a groove. I'll try and contact saris today.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-10, 05:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,374
Posted By dsotm

I do the same thing, any looser and it would slip...

I do the same thing, any looser and it would slip considerably when I change cadence. Oh, and yes I do use a tire. I'll contact saris and see what they say.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-10, 06:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,374
Posted By dsotm

Trainer Wear

I have a Cyclops Fluid 2 trainer that I have had since the fall and haven't used it THAT much, maybe 50 hours. I just noticed that my rear wheel has worked about a 2 mm groove into the roller. Is...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-10, 01:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 768
Posted By dsotm

Got another 51 miles today, about freezing with...

Got another 51 miles today, about freezing with 20 mph wind and flurries.............fun
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-10, 06:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 768
Posted By dsotm

57 miles today. It was in the high 30s here in...

57 miles today. It was in the high 30s here in up state new york, felt like spring (almost).
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-10, 07:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,253
Posted By dsotm

Thanks, I may end up going this route.

Thanks, I may end up going this route.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-10, 05:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,253
Posted By dsotm

Also, does the DA 7400 use an ISO square taper bb?

Also, does the DA 7400 use an ISO square taper bb?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-10, 05:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,253
Posted By dsotm

They aren't brushing the cranks, but I have the...

They aren't brushing the cranks, but I have the shortest spindle available for my pedals and the cleats are adjusted to get my feet as close as possible to the cranks.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-10, 05:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,253
Posted By dsotm

I have already been working with shims to correct...

I have already been working with shims to correct a varus tilt, the cranks aren't too long, and I've been toying with seat position for quite a while.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-10, 07:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,253
Posted By dsotm

Which pedals have lower q factor, I'm currently...

Which pedals have lower q factor, I'm currently running speedplays with the cleats giving the lowest allowable q factor.......
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-10, 06:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,253
Posted By dsotm

Low q factor cranks

I've been trying for a while to get rid of knee pain and it's become pretty clear that I need cranks with a lower q factor. My current setup is an Ultegra 6600 double which supposedly has a 150mm q...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-10, 05:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 756
Posted By dsotm

Presidents Day weekend..... Yesterday I got...

Presidents Day weekend.....

Yesterday I got in 2:30 on the trainer since it snowed over night.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-10, 12:26 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,244,781
Posted By dsotm

I would duplicate that stable if I could, a...

I would duplicate that stable if I could, a sensible no nonsense bike for pretty much everything.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-10, 06:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 756
Posted By dsotm

Good Job Machka! It was a relatively warm day at...

Good Job Machka! It was a relatively warm day at 28F, I got in 47 miles. Hopefully I'll get more in if the roads are clear from the snow that fell last night.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-10, 03:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 776
Posted By dsotm

Got another 46 in today in even colder weather,...

Got another 46 in today in even colder weather, but no snow.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-10, 05:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 776
Posted By dsotm

I got in 48 miles of hilly terrain yesterday,...

I got in 48 miles of hilly terrain yesterday, temps were pretty cold at 20 F, but it felt good to get out. I should be able to get out again today.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-10, 05:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 907
Posted By dsotm

Saturday I did 2:45 on the trainer and sunday I...

Saturday I did 2:45 on the trainer and sunday I did 48 miles in 20 degree weather.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-10, 10:18 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,055
Posted By dsotm

I think this may be an actual up side of the UCI...

I think this may be an actual up side of the UCI weight limit. Even though this frame is designed to be strong/aero. Coming out with an "illegal" bike is still no problem with top shelf parts and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-10, 06:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 870
Posted By dsotm

Rode 48 miles on saturday with 3500 ft in...

Rode 48 miles on saturday with 3500 ft in elevation then 30 on sunday until I double flatted and ran out of patch glue............called it a day after that.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-10, 06:44 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,614
Posted By dsotm

I've done about 2 hours and 10 minutes, the only...

I've done about 2 hours and 10 minutes, the only way I can get that far is with a movie.
01-21-10, 01:04 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,711
Posted By dsotm

http://shop.onceagainnutbutter.com/category.sc?cat...

http://shop.onceagainnutbutter.com/category.sc?categoryId=15
http://www.bionaturae.com/spread.html

These should suffice if you can't find anything locally.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-10, 03:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,569
Posted By dsotm

Same here, except I'm from the U.S.. I ride a 6...

Same here, except I'm from the U.S.. I ride a 6 y/o bike I paid less than 1 k for. Of course, I did just enter grad school this last year when no one was giving out much in the way of scholarships...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-10, 06:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 750
Posted By dsotm

Been re-aligning my fit this week figuring out my...

Been re-aligning my fit this week figuring out my varus tilt/leg length discrepancy issue, but got in 2 40 mile rides in the beautiful-for-january-in-upstate ny weather.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-10, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By dsotm

However they are 15 mm shallower. You can do...

However they are 15 mm shallower. You can do alot better than that. Try the Williams 30s or 38s, Flit's wheels, Renn wheels or several of SOUL's wheels for ones that are more equivalent to s40s and...
01-06-10, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By dsotm

I'm really glad my doctor (he also specializes in...

I'm really glad my doctor (he also specializes in nutrition) is a competitive cyclist and even above 60 y/o is very trim and healthy.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-10, 12:26 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 6,922
Posted By dsotm

Yup, who I was thinking of.

Yup, who I was thinking of.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-09, 04:49 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 6,922
Posted By dsotm

I think I know who it is. She leads a lot of...

I think I know who it is. She leads a lot of group rides in central jersey. She'll ride to the ride, lead it, ride back, and then ride all afternoon (on weekends).

I did about 8k this year, not...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-09, 10:01 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 10,729
Posted By dsotm

Close!:thumb: FWIW, my undergrad was a...

Close!:thumb:



FWIW, my undergrad was a BS in Physics with minors in Math and German
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-09, 03:44 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 10,729
Posted By dsotm

Unfortunately I didn't. By that time I was up to...

Unfortunately I didn't. By that time I was up to my neck in projects
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-09, 08:45 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 10,729
Posted By dsotm

Currently at RPI in............Architectural...

Currently at RPI in............Architectural acoustics. That concert hall is my lab (sort of).
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-09, 11:02 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,696
Posted By dsotm

All depends on where the OP lives. If you do...

All depends on where the OP lives. If you do "square" rides on a regular basis, then no.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-09, 05:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 414
Posted By dsotm

I got out for 65 miles on sunday with 5k in...

I got out for 65 miles on sunday with 5k in climbing. Very relaxing ride due to the foggy weather, quite surreal.

Congrats on the metric btw. I too have had to come back after sickness so I...
11-10-09, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By dsotm

Buy these, save yourself $3400..... ...

Buy these, save yourself $3400.....
http://www.zencyclery.com/products/custom-wheelsets/enlightenment/
11-10-09, 05:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,759
Posted By dsotm

Try ProteinFactory.com They have several soy...

Try ProteinFactory.com
They have several soy free proteins
Rice Protein Concentrate
Heliogen Casein
Membrane Micellar Casein
Victoria Milk Protein
Vitellogen Whey Protein Concentrate
520...
11-07-09, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4,922
Views: 970,993
Posted By dsotm

Just got back from a ride. Eating Oats and...

Just got back from a ride. Eating Oats and Sunflower butter with some cinnamon right now.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-09, 12:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 797
Posted By dsotm

I got two rides in this weekend. I didn't have...

I got two rides in this weekend. I didn't have any days off so nothing terribly extravagant. Both were in blustery fall conditions. Though the riding wasn't in ideal weather, there is a certain...
11-01-09, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4,922
Views: 970,993
Posted By dsotm

Having lunch after a 55 mile ride. butternut...

Having lunch after a 55 mile ride.

butternut squash with zucchini and celery

millet, tilapia, and cashews with syriac spices.
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