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06-12-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 495
Posted By aclinjury

If I say that the majority of body mass is made...

If I say that the majority of body mass is made of water, and that you need to keep yourself hydrated during exercise, then most people will surely understand what I'm talking about, and that they...
06-11-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 495
Posted By aclinjury

Muscle cramps may be a "mystery", but it's only a...

Muscle cramps may be a "mystery", but it's only a mystery because the average guy doesn't know how to prevent them. But cramps are not a mystery to science.

Let's take a look at how muscle...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By aclinjury

Jagwire organic (resin) brake pads, $11/pair. It...

Jagwire organic (resin) brake pads, $11/pair. It doesn't get cheaper than this. I use them on my mtb and they are quiet and provide plenty of power for XC riding in the dry. If you ride wet a lot,...
06-09-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 437
Posted By aclinjury

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

is really worth the time to repaint a junk????
06-08-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 495
Posted By aclinjury

not cleat position, but how is your saddle...

not cleat position, but how is your saddle height? The higher the saddle, the more likely you're to strain the adductors when the legs are extended. Try lowering your saddle by a 3-5mm, this will...
06-08-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 635
Posted By aclinjury

a "routine" flat is anything small and in the...

a "routine" flat is anything small and in the middle of the tire (eg, a staple in the middle of the tire). Any cuts (bigger than 1/8 in) or any hole (no matter the size) on the sidewall will not seal...
06-08-21, 05:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 495
Posted By aclinjury

that's because you're (unknowingly) pulling up on...

that's because you're (unknowingly) pulling up on the pedals.
Concentrate on pushing down and only push down on the pedals
06-03-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,894
Posted By aclinjury

oh man, I'm wondering if you read the same Bike...

oh man, I'm wondering if you read the same Bike Radar article as I did??? First of all, the folks who wrote that articles admit that they are not in any position to say anything other than what they...
06-03-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,894
Posted By aclinjury

pros will sometimes use stupid light and...

pros will sometimes use stupid light and expensive chains for a TT effort. It's a use once and discard type of chains. You don't sound like the sort of people who do that. Please man don't think your...
06-02-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,894
Posted By aclinjury

Do you even read man? I already explained why I...

Do you even read man? I already explained why I mentioned about backpedalling as a test parameter and not as something I practice. Bro, do you understand engineering, testing doesn't mean doing.
...
06-02-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,894
Posted By aclinjury

You do realize that Shimano cranks are the most...

You do realize that Shimano cranks are the most faked cranks on the market right? Furthermore, Shimano being the 800lb gorilla OEM player, you'll bound to read more issues about them. Your research...
06-02-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,894
Posted By aclinjury

nothing to add huh? Typical know nothing expert...

nothing to add huh? Typical know nothing expert bro.
06-02-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,894
Posted By aclinjury

Nope. KMC manufactures Shimano chains. They...

Nope. KMC manufactures Shimano chains. They don't engineer any Shimano products. They have no right to Shimano patents. C'mon dude.
06-02-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,894
Posted By aclinjury

so, I take that you've never examined the profile...

so, I take that you've never examined the profile of a KMC 11spd vs Shimano 11spd chain? Why do you ask stupid questions, make stupid comments, without even basic examinations? Do you work for a...
06-01-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,894
Posted By aclinjury

Obviously, there are a few factors determining...

Obviously, there are a few factors determining how a chain interact with the cassette.

But let me as you this from an engineering perspective. Shimano spents a lot of R&D to perfect their...
06-01-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,697
Posted By aclinjury

DQS has to decide if they're a GC or classic...

DQS has to decide if they're a GC or classic team. They can't have both. If they want to build a GC team for Remco, they will need an overhaul.
BTW, I don't think Remco will be as good as Almeida....
06-01-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,176
Posted By aclinjury

let's hope you won't get hit, or know someone...

let's hope you won't get hit, or know someone from the club. I know a few guys who got hit, about half of them ended up quitting
06-01-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By aclinjury

Ultra has ceramic bearings

Ultra has ceramic bearings
06-01-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,894
Posted By aclinjury

Can you post a video showing the crank spinning...

Can you post a video showing the crank spinning backward while in big-big combo? I'll be damned if the chain won't jump off the cog.
06-01-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,894
Posted By aclinjury

it depends. With 10-speed or lower drivetrains,...

it depends. With 10-speed or lower drivetrains, the tolerance is loose so matching brand components isn't critical. Also, a frame with a longer chainline (thus a lesser chain angle) will be less...
05-31-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 4,679
Posted By aclinjury

I read somewhere that Bernal is a vegan. ...

I read somewhere that Bernal is a vegan.

Almeida will find a few suitors. It's good that he leaves DSQ because Remco being Belgian will always be the favorite son at DSQ.
05-29-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,153
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, 10:28 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,452
Posted By aclinjury

ok boomer. I'll note what the pro athletes do on...

ok boomer. I'll note what the pro athletes do on the fields, you know, the very people who actually play sports for a living, and have a team of professional trainers advising them what to do to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 777
Posted By aclinjury

keep riding your Roubaix on dirt and all will not...

keep riding your Roubaix on dirt and all will not end well at some point. All it takes is one big hit or rut and you'll have a nice facial to show the wife.
05-28-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 972
Posted By aclinjury

1) wheelies are easy, just do lots of loopouts...

1) wheelies are easy, just do lots of loopouts and you'll eventually find that balancing point.

2) smaller bikes (bmx) are easier to initiate a wheelie than larger bikes (mtb). But it's easier to...
05-28-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,452
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...
05-27-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,452
Posted By aclinjury

The study on stretching listed earlier is...

The study on stretching listed earlier is misleading when it says that stretching has no benefits. In the article, it cited the girls soccer team study, which found that 'warmups" prevent...
05-26-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 4,679
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.
05-21-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 4,679
Posted By aclinjury

In the DQS world, everyone knows Remco is the...

In the DQS world, everyone knows Remco is the favorite. Alemeida has no contract with DSQ next season. So yeah, Remco is THE favorite guy at this point.
05-21-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 4,679
Posted By aclinjury

DQS asking Joao Almeida to babysit Remco. Remco...

DQS asking Joao Almeida to babysit Remco. Remco is overhyped at this point.
05-21-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 426
Posted By aclinjury

nope never have broken one, but got a lot of them...

nope never have broken one, but got a lot of them clogged up with tubeless sealant!!
05-20-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 6,627
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: 293
Views: 6,627
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, 06:50 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 6,627
Posted By aclinjury

nope, you're wrong. Counter steer by definition...

nope, you're wrong. Counter steer by definition is when your front tire is steered in the opposite of the direction of the turn. This happens when the rider first initially press on the bar for a...
05-19-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 6,627
Posted By aclinjury

another great counter steer demostration, push...

another great counter steer demostration, push left go left, push right go right. Sheesh people are making this more complicated then it s.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzk8oyNO708
05-19-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 6,627
Posted By aclinjury

probably not. Reason is with a heavier bike,...

probably not.
Reason is with a heavier bike, while the torque that initiates the countersteer is greater, but this greater torque is negated by the greater weight of the bike.
It's the reason why...
05-19-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 6,627
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: 1,157
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: 1,894
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: 2,245
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: 2,965
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,...
05-14-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,157
Posted By aclinjury

I know this river trail! These guys can't ride...

I know this river trail! These guys can't ride s* for the bikes they're owning, a waste of a $4000-$5000 bike! Them fools should just get on a moto and hit the moto trails, plenty of these in the...
05-12-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,157
Posted By aclinjury

e-mtb bikers - most egregious and self-entitled?

There is an epidemic of capable 20-30something year old adults on e-mtb bikes ripping up and down dirt trails.
They have become the most self-entitled bunch now. This trend has become so bad that...
05-10-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 13,682
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: 2,096
Posted By aclinjury

this cannot be a serious post

this cannot be a serious post
05-06-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,965
Posted By aclinjury

back in the day, Jan Ulrich was always known as a...

back in the day, Jan Ulrich was always known as a masher, but he still "mashed" at 85 rpm up Alp d'Huez (and we all know Lance prefer his 100 rpm, lol).

Mashing at LOW POWER is not something to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,157
Posted By aclinjury

I see that you want to look at this from a value...

I see that you want to look at this from a value judgement angle. That's fair enough.

But I can tell that you have never ridden or jumped a bmx bike vs a downhill bike either.. Bmx bike spins and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,157
Posted By aclinjury

Once again GCN does stupid science. Motorcycle...

Once again GCN does stupid science.
Motorcycle world knows all too well about rotating weight, yes it matters both during acceleration and constant motion.

Reminds when GCN does "keto diet" a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,718
Posted By aclinjury

Yes, I'd love to come work for Rene Herse so that...

Yes, I'd love to come work for Rene Herse so that I could help him perfect the center-pull brakes that he is still preaching on and on. I like how he demostrate how centerpull gives enough stopping...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,718
Posted By aclinjury

The picture litterally shows a difference between...

The picture litterally shows a difference between the middle of the tire versus the the sides. You yourself pointed out the differences, yet you then concluded that the difference are tiny and ought...
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