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05-29-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 43
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Posted By AnthonyG

Sorry, I can't comment on this aspect as I don't...

Sorry, I can't comment on this aspect as I don't know the answer.
Getting the absolute best performance out of a tire is about getting just the right amount of sag at the bottom under load. Heavier...
05-29-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,612
Posted By AnthonyG

I'm not quite sure what you mean by "suspension...

I'm not quite sure what you mean by "suspension losses effect".

A rock hard solid tire is very slow and this has always been known. A tiny bump sends you off the ground so your energy is wasted...
05-29-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,612
Posted By AnthonyG

Yes, the 25mph figure is an educated guess. I ...

Yes, the 25mph figure is an educated guess. I know that the reason for the narrower tires for racing is for the aerodynamic advantage rather than rolling resistance given the same tire...
05-28-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,612
Posted By AnthonyG

Not all tires are the same and construction of a...

Not all tires are the same and construction of a tire is far more important than the size of the tire.
If its the same brand and construction of tire then they will be pretty much as fast as each...
05-28-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,612
Posted By AnthonyG

The most important factor that makes ANY tire...

The most important factor that makes ANY tire faster or even slower is, flexibility.
More flexible tires are faster. Less flexible tires are slower and this appiles to car and truck tires too. Not...
05-21-19, 01:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,741
Posted By AnthonyG

My experience and two bobs worth is that the...

My experience and two bobs worth is that the right saddle takes time to work for you and what's right at the start of your cycling journey will almost never be right by the end.

I find that the...
05-03-19, 11:36 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,342
Posted By AnthonyG

I'm actually wearing womens cut jeans precisely...

I'm actually wearing womens cut jeans precisely because they are cut differently from mens jeans. Mens jeans are pretty much all cut for tall and slim. For those of us who aren't tall and slim...
05-01-19, 06:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By AnthonyG

It was once considered normal to have longer...

It was once considered normal to have longer cranks on Mtn bikes than Road bikes (perhaps it still is), due to wanting torque for climbing although I don't believe that it really makes much...
04-30-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By AnthonyG

Wheel wise if you look around you will likely...

Wheel wise if you look around you will likely find some carbon aero wheels for time trial bikes in the 650c size but these aren't necessarily lighter than what you have already.
Weight wise I can't...
04-26-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,423
Posted By AnthonyG

Do you know anything about cell tests via a swab...

Do you know anything about cell tests via a swab and how they relate to Magnesium deficiency?
I'm not commenting on your speculation.

Go to your Doctor by all means yet if he just orders a blood...
04-26-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,423
Posted By AnthonyG

Utterly wrong. Well Magnesium not being stored in...

Utterly wrong. Well Magnesium not being stored in your blood is correct. The more you need magnesium the less you absorb so a challenge test won't work.
Just stop offering advice.
I'm avoiding the...
04-26-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,423
Posted By AnthonyG

OK, so what is the Scientific Method? You...

OK, so what is the Scientific Method?
You didn't answer the question yet a are still offering an opinion like you know what you are talking about.
You can't test Magnesium levels with a blood test....
04-26-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,423
Posted By AnthonyG

Anyone know what the Scientific Method is? I...

Anyone know what the Scientific Method is?
I thought not.
I shouldn't go there or the thread will get sent to P&R yet the truth is that "certified" doctors know nothing about most mineral...
04-25-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,423
Posted By AnthonyG

Magnesium deficiency is a likely culprit. Its a...

Magnesium deficiency is a likely culprit. Its a big can of worms that I won't go into details about yet I suggest you do some research on Magnesium.
04-24-19, 12:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By AnthonyG

The short answer is that yes, you can setup the...

The short answer is that yes, you can setup the medium frame to be very similar to the small frame.
The reach and stack are the important figures that are hard to fudge.

In truth 700c wheeled...
04-23-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,342
Posted By AnthonyG

Sure. My view is that a 74 seat tube angle is...

Sure. My view is that a 74 seat tube angle is too steep for men as well. Its a geometry fudge. Neither short men or women are served by pushing them forwards towards the handlebars.

I'm...
04-23-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,342
Posted By AnthonyG

I was only commenting on the big companies WSD...

I was only commenting on the big companies WSD designs and not on Terry bikes.

I can read the geometry and to a "T" they all just steepened the seat tube angle to make the top tube spec shorter on...
04-23-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By AnthonyG

The short answer is no. Shifters won't fit...

The short answer is no.

Shifters won't fit the drop bar diameter. If you insist on drop bars then the simplest solution is to get v-brake specific drop bar BRAKE levers and bar end gear levers....
04-23-19, 01:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By AnthonyG

May I suggest that you consider fitting...

May I suggest that you consider fitting Butterfly/Trekking bars instead of drop bars to get some more hand positions. The conversion is a straight forward process of changing the bars. All levers and...
04-22-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,342
Posted By AnthonyG

Most womens specific frame designs were just a...

Most womens specific frame designs were just a marketing scam anyway so I'm not sad to see them go.
Until they get them right anyway.

The main premise of "WSD", for better or worse is that Women...
Forum: Foo
04-09-19, 07:36 PM
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Views: 1,982,747
Posted By AnthonyG

Its not that unrealistic. Its principally a...

Its not that unrealistic. Its principally a matter of depth of field with a long telephoto lens. I will agree in as much as there likely is some sharpening going on in digital post production but...
03-31-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,581
Posted By AnthonyG

Sky was not the first team to use such tactics. ...

Sky was not the first team to use such tactics. They may have refined it a little yet they were far from the first.
Forum: Foo
03-27-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,374
Posted By AnthonyG

Thanks. I'll be asking more questions if I...

Thanks. I'll be asking more questions if I decide to try Linux. This current Macbook has been my first laptop as I had always just used desktops. It was nice to be able to take it on holidays yet...
Forum: Foo
03-27-19, 05:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,374
Posted By AnthonyG

Thanks all. I was interested in the issue of how...

Thanks all. I was interested in the issue of how much open programs take up RAM so I opened a few and then used Activity Monitor on my macbook to see what was going on. On my mac I can actually...
Forum: Foo
03-25-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,374
Posted By AnthonyG

Staying with a mac is a likely option for me. I'm...

Staying with a mac is a likely option for me. I'm thinking a Mac mini.
I was contemplating my options so was asking for advice and opinions.
Linux is something I should look into though.
Forum: Foo
03-25-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,374
Posted By AnthonyG

Thanks everyone for their replies. Yes I figured...

Thanks everyone for their replies. Yes I figured that some of it had to come down to price points so I was wondering what a reasonable minimum tech standard was.

My current Macbook Pro has only...
Forum: Foo
03-25-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,374
Posted By AnthonyG

Thanks, yet the Internet is my number one use of...

Thanks, yet the Internet is my number one use of a computer. Staying offline isn't going to work for me.
Forum: Foo
03-25-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,374
Posted By AnthonyG

Why are some new Windows PC's so slow?

I don't wish to troll.
I've used Mac's for years and I've been happy with them up to now yet now I find myself in a situation where I should be getting ready for a new computer yet I'm not in a...
Forum: Foo
03-21-19, 03:49 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 5,916
Posted By AnthonyG

It stinks of single point failure. The FAA is...

It stinks of single point failure. The FAA is equally culpable as anyone else in the chain of this disaster.
03-19-19, 01:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,494
Posted By AnthonyG

Could everybody, PLEASE, just do this test for...

Could everybody, PLEASE, just do this test for yourself and stop making guesses which is just confusing the OP and anyone else trying to learn this principle.

Stand in the middle of the room. Bend...
Forum: Foo
03-18-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 5,916
Posted By AnthonyG

I still think the elephant in the room is the...

I still think the elephant in the room is the single sensor failure that led to a major loss of aircraft and all passengers.
Seriously. How can this get off the drawing board and passed as safe by...
Forum: Foo
03-18-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 5,916
Posted By AnthonyG

What's your thought process behind this? This...

What's your thought process behind this?
This is a thread regarding an aviation disaster caused by a malfunctioning computer due to a single sensor failure yet you seem to be turning this around...
Forum: Foo
03-18-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 5,916
Posted By AnthonyG

A single sensor failure, which is a completely...

A single sensor failure, which is a completely foreseeable event leads to a crash of an airliner and the loss of all lives onboard.

Its like this is Boeing's first day of making aircraft, its like...
03-17-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,494
Posted By AnthonyG

Other way around. You move the saddle BACK for...

Other way around. You move the saddle BACK for comfort. You move it FORWARDS for a time trial position. Ie, Speed.

You know that everyone is saying this and you asked for confirmation because...
03-17-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,494
Posted By AnthonyG

The centre of balance of a bike is measured from...

The centre of balance of a bike is measured from the bottom bracket (crankset). You push the saddle back then your more behind the centre of balance. You move the saddle forwards then you move...
Forum: Foo
03-13-19, 04:59 AM
Replies: 7,849
Views: 682,156
Posted By AnthonyG

Its usually only the big male Roo's that are...

Its usually only the big male Roo's that are aggressive and this looks like a small female Roo. I'm guessing that the landing took her by surprise and she was defending her Joey. If it was a big...
03-03-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,117
Posted By AnthonyG

Could you ride a larger frame? Definitely yet I...

Could you ride a larger frame? Definitely yet I don't see this bike as being excessively small.

For a horizontal top tube bike you do have a bit of seatpost exposed yet I don't think its that...
02-01-19, 03:33 AM
Replies: 2,558
Views: 121,852
Posted By AnthonyG

Welcome to the forum Chopin. Sad to say its...

Welcome to the forum Chopin. Sad to say its pretty quiet around here these days.
11-21-18, 04:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,853
Posted By AnthonyG

Mineral levels in blood are controlled pretty...

Mineral levels in blood are controlled pretty tightly as well. Maybe not as tightly as pH but still pretty tight.

I've been very deficient in Magnesium but blood levels ALWAYS say that your...
11-21-18, 03:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,853
Posted By AnthonyG

Believing that the problem will be solved when we...

Believing that the problem will be solved when we have an "expert consensus", is the first mistake and a major muddying of the waters. There is already an "expert consensus" that blood tests for...
11-21-18, 03:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,853
Posted By AnthonyG

I suggested that people do their own research on...

I suggested that people do their own research on acid/alkaline balance. I only listed a few of the major culprits. For better or worse some fruits and vegetables are pretty acidic too although I...
11-21-18, 01:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,853
Posted By AnthonyG

Its (almost) impossible to change your BLOOD pH. ...

Its (almost) impossible to change your BLOOD pH. Which is why its so silly to test your blood for anything much at all and expect that the results mean anything.

The levels of minerals in your...
11-21-18, 01:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,853
Posted By AnthonyG

Vegan diets are no better or more sensible for...

Vegan diets are no better or more sensible for humans than Meat only diets are. Vegan diets lack nutrients.

Potato chips deep fried in vegetable oil are Vegan but not healthy.
11-20-18, 04:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,853
Posted By AnthonyG

The problem that the "mainstream" has is that its...

The problem that the "mainstream" has is that its obsessed with testing Blood. Where it falls apart completely is that your body has an inbuilt system to keep your blood buffered at the correct...
11-20-18, 03:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,853
Posted By AnthonyG

To rectify cramping as a whole in your life you...

To rectify cramping as a whole in your life you need to rectify your bodies acid/alkaline balance.

If the "mainstream" has convinced you that is all a bunch of Hocus Pocus well then you should...
11-20-18, 05:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,853
Posted By AnthonyG

There are a whole range of culprits that add up...

There are a whole range of culprits that add up to leg cramps. Fo me electrolyte levels and balance are important.

Sodium, Potassium and Iodine are important but for me the most important...
Forum: Foo
11-12-18, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7,849
Views: 682,156
Posted By AnthonyG

Meh. The grizzly video was debunked last year.

Meh. The grizzly video was debunked last year.
Forum: Foo
11-12-18, 05:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,310
Posted By AnthonyG

Windy has been talking of self excluding himself...

Windy has been talking of self excluding himself from Foo for a while to be honest. I'm not the biggest Fooster here and I certainly remember reading it several times.

I can't say for certain but...
Forum: Foo
10-06-18, 04:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 818
Posted By AnthonyG

Its just fashion. Like Bell Bottoms or Leg...

Its just fashion. Like Bell Bottoms or Leg Warmers they come and go.

Mind you they do have some advantages. They say something about the food that the families name doesn't and if you ever...
Forum: Foo
10-03-18, 07:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 503
Posted By AnthonyG

Sure cats can be a little aloof but its overblown...

Sure cats can be a little aloof but its overblown a little. Unlike dogs that are mostly happy to be patted by anyone, cats would rather get to know you first at their own speed. Once a cat knows...
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