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Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 819
Posted By asgelle

I might have missed it, but did they say what yaw...

I might have missed it, but did they say what yaw angle or distribution was used to generate the drag curve?
08-07-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,779
Posted By asgelle

Is the reason a Colnago failure is more relevant...

Is the reason a Colnago failure is more relevant to Cervelo than Trek because Colnago and Cervelo both start with C?
08-05-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 257
Posted By asgelle

What worked for me and may or may not for anyone...

What worked for me and may or may not for anyone else was to use a calorie tracker. The one I’m using is MyFitnessPal but I’m sure they’re all pretty much the same. Combined with a power meter for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,870
Posted By asgelle

Not quite. Air being a poor conductor of heat,...

Not quite. Air being a poor conductor of heat, your skin remains close to body temp in the oven. The pot being a good conductor raises the skin temperature almost immediately. The difference in how...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,870
Posted By asgelle

No, but you might learn how to frame a...

No, but you might learn how to frame a consistent, logical argument.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,870
Posted By asgelle

https://www.amazon.com/Transport-Phenomena-Revised...

https://www.amazon.com/Transport-Phenomena-Revised-Byron-Bird/dp/0470115394/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=r+byron+bird&qid=1596227342&sr=8-1
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,870
Posted By asgelle

Yes, No, No.

Yes, No, No.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,870
Posted By asgelle

So you didn't notice the whistling as the point...

So you didn't notice the whistling as the point sailed over your head.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,870
Posted By asgelle

Without getting into the role of a surface film,...

Without getting into the role of a surface film, I'd just point out that one can't sense heat transfer from the skin and we're not very good at detecting changes in core temperature. All of which is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,870
Posted By asgelle

It may feel that way, but unless you're suffering...

It may feel that way, but unless you're suffering from heat stroke, you're still sweating and losing heat from evaporation.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,870
Posted By asgelle

More magical physics. 1 cal=4.184 J.

More magical physics. 1 cal=4.184 J.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,870
Posted By asgelle

Can you explain why there's a different physics...

Can you explain why there's a different physics for swamp cooler areas? I've seen people claim magical physics just for bikes, but this is a first.

By the way, low dew point conditions are exactly...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,870
Posted By asgelle

Which is what you want for maximum cooling.

Which is what you want for maximum cooling.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,870
Posted By asgelle

It was either a podcast with the lead...

It was either a podcast with the lead technologist from Pearl Izumi or a VeloNews tech podcast where the point was made that most cooling comes from sweat evaporation due to the large energy required...
07-29-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By asgelle

Yes....

Yes. https://www.cyclepowermeters.com/powertap/powertap-wheels.html
07-27-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 879
Posted By asgelle

It matters anytime someone is concerned with...

It matters anytime someone is concerned with performance for whatever their personal reasons.
07-27-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 879
Posted By asgelle

I think it's time we retired that figure. Aside...

I think it's time we retired that figure. Aside from the problems with the data which were well covered at the time (not least of which failure to account for the extreme variability in clothing...
07-22-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 812
Posted By asgelle

I know. It's so counterintuitive. Who would have...

I know. It's so counterintuitive. Who would have thought recovery would be proportional to effort?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,848
Posted By asgelle

Time to practice taking out the trash.

Time to practice taking out the trash.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,848
Posted By asgelle

If you donít think thereís a cost of having...

If you donít think thereís a cost of having someone on your wheel (in terms of all the extra things you have to concentrate on, safe line, avoiding hazards, steady pace, etc.) then you really donít...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,848
Posted By asgelle

So the pace was fine while he was doing the work,...

So the pace was fine while he was doing the work, but when it came time to do your share suddenly it was too slow and you had to pick it up even if it meant he got dropped. Nice.
Replies: 15
Views: 1,697
Posted By asgelle

It would have been better if you'd started with,...

It would have been better if you'd started with, "A friend told me she was in a shop and heard ..." You have no idea if any of what the salesperson said was true.

What I do know is that you're...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,848
Posted By asgelle

Not offended in the least. Iím just trying to...

Not offended in the least. Iím just trying to make the point that while we can discuss the differences in equipment, none of us can speak for anyone else, much less all riders, as to whatís...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,848
Posted By asgelle

When you say equipment wonít make a material ...

When you say equipment wonít make a material difference youíre telling me and all the readers which differences matter and which donít. I donít need you to make those decisions for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,848
Posted By asgelle

Thank you so much for defining for me how I...

Thank you so much for defining for me how I should choose to enjoy my rides. Here I was thinking staying with the group over the last roller and finishing with them or being able to take my share of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,848
Posted By asgelle

What if I can borrow something I can't afford...

What if I can borrow something I can't afford myself? That (among other reasons) is why I used available.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,848
Posted By asgelle

Which is why it makes sense to use the fastest...

Which is why it makes sense to use the fastest equipment available. However, as was stated earlier in this thread and based on all the examples I've seen, whatever is fastest for steady state...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,848
Posted By asgelle

Josh Poertner describes on the marginalgains...

Josh Poertner describes on the marginalgains podcast Contador making them work way past midnight swapping out standard components for lighter ones only to then have to add weight to the bike so it...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,848
Posted By asgelle

Did it take you long to come up with that...

Did it take you long to come up with that example. Here's a thought exercise: count how many variables were changed beside row-taken mass. moronic.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,848
Posted By asgelle

No, but if you look at the equations of motion as...

No, but if you look at the equations of motion as in Martin et al. http://www.recumbents.com/wisil/MartinDocs/Validation%20of%20a%20mathematical%20model%20for%20road%20cycling.pdf you would see there...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,848
Posted By asgelle

Consider the concept of quasi-steady state then...

Consider the concept of quasi-steady state then see if it applies to road racing situations.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,848
Posted By asgelle

If you actually look at the numbers,...

If you actually look at the numbers, accelerations are so slow* they virtually don't.

*Scaled to the forces needed to maintain a steady speed
07-11-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,630
Posted By asgelle

O.K. I can measure cadence; I see a number. Now...

O.K. I can measure cadence; I see a number. Now what do I do with it?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,922
Posted By asgelle

In the 30's when so many Hungarian emigres were...

In the 30's when so many Hungarian emigres were at the forefront of physics it was said that they were really aliens from another planet. That said, I've never heard anyone suggest Robert was from...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,922
Posted By asgelle

And don'y forget, this was for Northern CA....

And don'y forget, this was for Northern CA. That's a pretty limited geographical area (even accounting for those who might have come from out of district). What about riders in the other 48 1/2...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,583
Posted By asgelle

As the group rides happily off into the distance...

As the group rides happily off into the distance leaving me to struggle home alone.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,922
Posted By asgelle

cf. posts 51, 57. Just because you're not aware...

cf. posts 51, 57. Just because you're not aware of it doesn't mean it isn't happening.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,922
Posted By asgelle

Uh Oh. It looks like someone isn’t keeping up...

Uh Oh. It looks like someone isn’t keeping up with the Marginal Gains podcast.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,059
Posted By asgelle

I donít see where he includes the impedance...

I donít see where he includes the impedance contribution to RR so the best I would say he does good but limited work and wouldnít use his results to draw any conclusions across tire sizes.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,200
Posted By asgelle

In a vacuum with no gravity. I've never been able...

In a vacuum with no gravity. I've never been able to ride in those conditions.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 719
Posted By asgelle

Yes, because the chain bends less.

Yes, because the chain bends less.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 719
Posted By asgelle

Itís not a matter of opinion or something where...

Itís not a matter of opinion or something where majority rules. The physics says larger cogs will be more efficient. The question is how large is that effect and will it be negated by differences in...
06-27-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,775
Posted By asgelle

While it's true that it may not improve his...

While it's true that it may not improve his physiology, I wouldn't discount the psychological effect. Adapting to performing while fatigued might allow him to better express his capabilities and that...
06-26-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,775
Posted By asgelle

I believe I answered that. If the purpose is...

I believe I answered that. If the purpose is physiological training, then no. You won't be able to produce sufficient overload to stress the system to adapt. If the intent is to work on specificity,...
06-26-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,775
Posted By asgelle

Feeling tired before a ride or during it; it's a...

Feeling tired before a ride or during it; it's a distinction without a difference. Can you do the planned workout or not recognizing the purpose of the workout and the potential impact on future...
06-26-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,775
Posted By asgelle

My opinion on this is that it depends on what...

My opinion on this is that it depends on what you're trying to accomplish with a training session. If the purpose is to train a particular physiological system, what matters is whether you are able...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,119
Posted By asgelle

That is not what I was saying. At 150 W, a rider...

That is not what I was saying. At 150 W, a rider might be 45/55; at 200W, 50/50; and at 250W, 55/45.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,119
Posted By asgelle

Why? Are you invested in single-sided ones, or do...

Why? Are you invested in single-sided ones, or do you just like misleading the competition so you have an advantage for yourself?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 12:55 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,119
Posted By asgelle

Your suspicion is wrong. Most cases I've seen...

Your suspicion is wrong. Most cases I've seen show a variable imbalance which changes with power. In a fair number of cases even the dominant leg will change (though this mean that at some point...
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