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08-17-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,991
Posted By asgelle

By that logic, I waited in a shop for four days...

By that logic, I waited in a shop for four days once. I went in after work on a Monday, but they were busy so I came back Friday.
08-16-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,991
Posted By asgelle

I should know better, but I have to ask. So...

I should know better, but I have to ask. So exactly what are you saying? Were the salespeople occupied with the two other customers for two hours before they could get to you, or were there...
08-14-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,348
Posted By asgelle

Or heart rate is highly individual dependent....

Or heart rate is highly individual dependent. With a threshold heart rate around 173, I can ride at 158 all day.
08-14-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,348
Posted By asgelle

Interesting that you would consider a polite...

Interesting that you would consider a polite request, "Mind if I sit in?," as always trying to get your way.
08-13-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,348
Posted By asgelle

Have we really become so sensitive as a society...

Have we really become so sensitive as a society that merely asking to join in can be taken as some gross interference?
08-13-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,561
Posted By asgelle

Could somebody please explain how the numbers...

Could somebody please explain how the numbers work out in this?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,690
Posted By asgelle

I know many people who've spun out a 56 at Gila....

I know many people who've spun out a 56 at Gila. Also, chain line.
08-12-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,939
Posted By asgelle

Along with smoking opens up the lungs, going hard...

Along with smoking opens up the lungs, going hard will burst capillaries, and spinning is 100% slow twitch and sprinting 100% fast.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,690
Posted By asgelle

Don't confuse force with strength (the maximum...

Don't confuse force with strength (the maximum force or tension a muscle or muscle group can produce). I don't think any knowledgable person would dispute that performing at much higher than...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,690
Posted By asgelle

An Oldie but Goodie. Why we don't use...

An Oldie but Goodie. Why we don't use strength-endurance anymore ? aboc Cycle Coaching (http://www.aboc.com.au/tips-and-hints/why-we-dont-use-strength-endurance-anymore)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,690
Posted By asgelle

This is not true in the proper meaning of...

This is not true in the proper meaning of efficient (work done per energy consumed), I doubt it's true in whatever context you mean here (less fatiguing, more comfortable, what?) as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,690
Posted By asgelle

You're entitled to your own opinions, not your...

You're entitled to your own opinions, not your own facts. There is plenty of data from power meters in the field and under controlled laboratory conditions showing that for geared bicycles the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,690
Posted By asgelle

This runs contrary physiology. Strength is never...

This runs contrary physiology. Strength is never a limiter with any reasonably geared bike. The maximum pedal force is no greater than to step up a single riser on a staircase. Anyone who can't walk...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,690
Posted By asgelle

This is true at any force. Different fibers cycle...

This is true at any force. Different fibers cycle through contraction and relaxation. The greater the force, the more fibers are contracting at the same time. Similarly, at any force or tension, all...
08-12-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,939
Posted By asgelle

Bikes are not cars. That said, I'm pretty sure a...

Bikes are not cars. That said, I'm pretty sure a lot of effort goes into choosing the transmission and differential ratios for performance cars based on the torque curve of the engine.
08-10-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,939
Posted By asgelle

So you believe the existence of different muscle...

So you believe the existence of different muscle fiber types is a giant conspiracy? O.K.
08-10-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By asgelle

So the lighter, more aero bike was faster on less...

So the lighter, more aero bike was faster on less power. I'm not sure I get your point. Since you did multiple laps, why not use Golden Cheetah to estimate CdA and Crr for the two bikes and see where...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,219
Posted By asgelle

Did you gain any insight on the benefit to the...

Did you gain any insight on the benefit to the lead rider from the riders behind?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,690
Posted By asgelle

I'm not sure what you mean when you say things...

I'm not sure what you mean when you say things start to become inefficient, but by context it sounds like you fatigue much sooner at those lower cadences. If that's the case, it could be that given...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,219
Posted By asgelle

And it wasn't accelerating the wheels that hurt....

And it wasn't accelerating the wheels that hurt. It was the weight on top of the saddle. (and accelerating against the drag force holding you back.) Despite all claims to the contrary, there isn't a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,357
Posted By asgelle

In my experience, trying to hang on and...

In my experience, trying to hang on and half-wheeling are mutually exclusive. And no people don't manage. I've ridden with people who've been riding for years and still put themselves and others in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,357
Posted By asgelle

And how will people learn? I'm grateful for the...

And how will people learn? I'm grateful for the advice I got from more experienced riders.
08-05-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,485
Posted By asgelle

Have you? The point to early boarding is not the...

Have you? The point to early boarding is not the timing of getting on the plane. Itís to have first shot at the overhead bin so you donít have to check luggage or have it forcibly checked for you...
08-05-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,485
Posted By asgelle

Do you really think that's what people are paying...

Do you really think that's what people are paying for?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,219
Posted By asgelle

First listen to the podcast again. Then look at...

First listen to the podcast again. Then look at relative CdA data for frames, bikes, and bikes with riders. Data has a nasty way of disproving even the most strongly held hypotheses.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,219
Posted By asgelle

I think you need to listed to the podcast again.

I think you need to listed to the podcast again.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,219
Posted By asgelle

The logic here astounds me. Whether the majority...

The logic here astounds me. Whether the majority of frame tests are done in a wind tunnel or through field testing is open for debate, but let's assume for the sake of argument that the vast majority...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,219
Posted By asgelle

Listen to the podcast linked on Post 39.

Listen to the podcast linked on Post 39.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,219
Posted By asgelle

Wheels, frame, helmet, clothes each give about...

Wheels, frame, helmet, clothes each give about the same advantage comparing best to worst. https://cyclingtips.com/2019/07/nerd-alert-podcast-ep-1-go-faster-with-aerodynamics-made-simple/
07-29-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,640
Posted By asgelle

What on earth are you talking about?

What on earth are you talking about?
07-19-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,939
Posted By asgelle

You know what else is silly, not to mention...

You know what else is silly, not to mention intellectually dishonest? Putting words in someone else's mouth.
07-19-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,939
Posted By asgelle

I think you don't understand what cadence is....

I think you don't understand what cadence is. It's the rate the crank arms are rotating. It has nothing to do with the mind, and everything to do with the rate of contraction of the lower body...
07-16-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,489
Posted By asgelle

Have you ever seen a miss-and-out at the track?

Have you ever seen a miss-and-out at the track?
07-16-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,489
Posted By asgelle

Great insight except for the fact that EF are...

Great insight except for the fact that EF are ProTour and so not a discretionary selection.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,166
Posted By asgelle

The people to whom UCI rules may apply know who...

The people to whom UCI rules may apply know who they are and when they apply. If you need to ask, the answer is no.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,166
Posted By asgelle

Except UCI rules have as much relevance to USAC...

Except UCI rules have as much relevance to USAC as whatever local rules might apply in Kazakhstan. Why don't you look those up and share them as well?

You continue to propagate the fallacy that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,166
Posted By asgelle

By posting that rule, you implied that it was...

By posting that rule, you implied that it was relevant to the discussion. If you weren't sure, why would you post possibly misleading information?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,166
Posted By asgelle

No. UCI rules have no bearing on USAC races with...

No. UCI rules have no bearing on USAC races with the exception of some equipment rules in very limited cases, but it pays to read the rulebook for yourself.
07-10-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,335
Posted By asgelle

https://www.amazon.com/Spitting-Soup-Inside-Doping...

https://www.amazon.com/Spitting-Soup-Inside-Doping-Sports/dp/1937715272/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=spitting+in+the+soup&qid=1562798223&s=gateway&sr=8-1
07-10-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,335
Posted By asgelle

Totally agree.

Totally agree.
07-10-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,335
Posted By asgelle

And as the reasoned decision laid out in detail,...

And as the reasoned decision laid out in detail, Armstrong was doing things well beyond the others. It put the lie to the argument that everyone was doing it, though many seem willfully blind to...
07-09-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,335
Posted By asgelle

Better to remain silent ...

Better to remain silent ...
07-09-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,335
Posted By asgelle

I didnít know that, and Iím pretty sure itís not...

I didnít know that, and Iím pretty sure itís not right.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,508
Posted By asgelle

and are any of them as short as a track event? ...

and are any of them as short as a track event?

I must say that as an orange, this apple is a total failure.
07-08-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,954
Posted By asgelle

They don't (at least at the UCI level). They may...

They don't (at least at the UCI level). They may have a climbing bike, but all bikes are at the UCI minimum weight.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,256
Posted By asgelle

Because the former depends on W/CdA and the...

Because the former depends on W/CdA and the latter on W/kg.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,563
Posted By asgelle

Thanks for telling me what I should or shouldn't...

Thanks for telling me what I should or shouldn't be worried about. Now, what should I have for dinner?
06-29-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,662
Posted By asgelle

https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2016/09/garmin-virb-ul...

https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2016/09/garmin-virb-ultra-30-review.html
06-27-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,141
Posted By asgelle

I agree understanding TSS is important. One...

I agree understanding TSS is important. One minute at FTP does not equate to 1 point of TSS. One hour (60 minutes) at FTP yields 100 TSS. As for 20 minute FTP tests, there's a reason it's not...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,510
Posted By asgelle

Not sure when you spoke with Princeton, but...

Not sure when you spoke with Princeton, but they're sure using power meters now. https://paw.princeton.edu/article/data-based-coaching
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