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04-08-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,258
Posted By asgelle

Sigh.

Sigh.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 338
Posted By asgelle

But haven't you already decided the risk from a...

But haven't you already decided the risk from a Vittoria Corsa Control in front is acceptable?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 603
Posted By asgelle

This is not correct. By looking at your...

This is not correct. By looking at your power/duration curve along with the demands of important events, it's possible to target training to specific weaknesses in a way that isn't possible without...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 603
Posted By asgelle

Only if you choose to deliberately misread what I...

Only if you choose to deliberately misread what I wrote. A power meter plus knowledge plus analysis can guide training. Why ignore the last two?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 603
Posted By asgelle

And what exactly does that mean? Ride more for...

And what exactly does that mean? Ride more for hours at an easy pace that barely raises my heart rate? Do more sprints at max effort less than 10 seconds? How about all the intensities in between?
...
04-01-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,477
Posted By asgelle

A change in weight has the same effect on rolling...

A change in weight has the same effect on rolling resistance as it does on the gravity term.
03-31-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By asgelle

Your body should control your training schedule,...

Your body should control your training schedule, not a calendar. One of the basic principles of training is individuality. People respond differently to training; programs should fit the person, not...
03-30-21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,146
Posted By asgelle

But the gravitational force is the same in vacuum...

But the gravitational force is the same in vacuum or through a medium.
03-30-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,146
Posted By asgelle

What are the units of acceleration? How about...

What are the units of acceleration? How about force?
03-29-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,146
Posted By asgelle

you may want to look a little harder at rolling...

you may want to look a little harder at rolling resistance.
03-29-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By asgelle

That would be this...

That would be this...
03-29-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By asgelle

What questions of yours are not being answer by...

What questions of yours are not being answer by Strava? Knowing that, it will be easier to point you to a platform that adresses them.
03-29-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 503
Posted By asgelle

Whoever said this about stress relieving has no...

Whoever said this about stress relieving has no idea what he's talking about. Stress relieving removes high stress points in spokes to avoid premature spoke failure. It has no effect at all on the...
03-23-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,224
Posted By asgelle

The difference being no matter how unskilled I am...

The difference being no matter how unskilled I am at baseball, I'm not likely to seriously injure another player or damage their equipment to the tune of hundreds or thousands of dollars.
03-19-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,224
Posted By asgelle

One thing to keep in mind, masters racers are...

One thing to keep in mind, masters racers are more experienced and safer, but their idea of safe riding may be shocking to a beginner. Slight bumping is considered perfectly normal and of no concern....
03-18-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 998
Posted By asgelle

One of the basic principles of training is...

One of the basic principles of training is progressive overload. If you’re well trained for a four hour ride at a certain intensity, a five hour ride at that intensity will produce an overload on the...
03-18-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,224
Posted By asgelle

But first find out if they’re pulling riders not...

But first find out if they’re pulling riders not in contention or letting lapped riders stay in.
03-18-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,224
Posted By asgelle

If your wheel was exposed so he could move over...

If your wheel was exposed so he could move over on you, it's your fault you went down.
03-18-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,548
Posted By asgelle

I would think that anyone, regardless of...

I would think that anyone, regardless of occupation, who communicates in either their professional or personal life would be in favor of clear language.
03-18-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,548
Posted By asgelle

Wheel dish is fixed by hub design; it can not be...

Wheel dish is fixed by hub design; it can not be chosen to fit conditions. There are only two choices for wheel dish: correct or incorrect, and as long as it's correct has no effect on "efficiency"...
03-17-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 998
Posted By asgelle

Workouts stress your body and provide stimulus...

Workouts stress your body and provide stimulus for adaptation. Rest or recovery doesn't provide any further stimulus for adaptation. Fatigue may mask performance improvements in the absence of enough...
03-15-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 274
Posted By asgelle

Why would you enter a race in a glycogen depleted...

Why would you enter a race in a glycogen depleted state? Everything I've seen says make sure glycogen stores are topped off before a race to ensure maximum available fuel especially for supra...
03-15-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 274
Posted By asgelle

I'm not sure what you're asking. You're running a...

I'm not sure what you're asking. You're running a calorie deficit so it's safe to assume you want to lose weight; since as long as you aren't taking in as many calories as you're expending, that's...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By asgelle

It's the only sense that has any meaning. In...

It's the only sense that has any meaning. In urbanknight's usage I have no idea what it means. It could be efficiency (though wrong), but it could also be speed, endurance, comfort, fatigue...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By asgelle

Lower cadences have been shown to be more...

Lower cadences have been shown to be more efficient than higher ones. Perhaps it's another word you're looking for.
03-15-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,548
Posted By asgelle

I don't know to which test you're referring, but...

I don't know to which test you're referring, but virtual elevation tests certainly have the wheels rotating. The better wind tunnels have translating beds so wheels are rotation there too.
03-15-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,548
Posted By asgelle

Will no one rid me of this meddlesome false...

Will no one rid me of this meddlesome false dichotomy? (and this one is especially stupid).
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,842
Posted By asgelle

In fact, you have it exactly backwards. Racing...

In fact, you have it exactly backwards. Racing success correlates to time coasting: the most successful racers coast the most.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,842
Posted By asgelle

Sure that isn't speed to the fifth power?

Sure that isn't speed to the fifth power?
03-10-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 500
Posted By asgelle

I don't know about Mavic specifically, but...

I don't know about Mavic specifically, but several other brands have free hubs that just slide over the axle. The fit is tight enough that they usually stay in place, but it really doesn't matter...
03-08-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 849
Posted By asgelle

Just how aero do you have to be to make up for...

Just how aero do you have to be to make up for not having a bottom bracket on your bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 712
Posted By asgelle

The body always metabolizes carbohydrates along...

The body always metabolizes carbohydrates along with fats. Lactic acid does not exist in the body. Lactate is produced during the first steps of aerobic metabolism, not only during "anaerobic."
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,808
Posted By asgelle

Will no one rid me of this meddlesome false...

Will no one rid me of this meddlesome false dichotomy?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,808
Posted By asgelle

Assuming he wore socks and an undershirt, it's...

Assuming he wore socks and an undershirt, it's odd that you would compare things which have some utility with something which was totally useless during the record attempt.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,808
Posted By asgelle

The logic makes perfect sense if you listened to...

The logic makes perfect sense if you listened to any of the interviews. He did what he thought was best given the equipment available to him. What he had in his garage wasn't purchased specifically...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,295
Posted By asgelle

https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/fixing-broke...

https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/fixing-broken-carbon-fiber/id1489098732?i=1000474359104
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,682
Posted By asgelle

Except, of course, the picture is not of the fork...

Except, of course, the picture is not of the fork which Cervelo said had corrosion.
02-18-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,544
Posted By asgelle

This might help....

This might help....
02-15-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,544
Posted By asgelle

Good for you, but that's not what polarized...

Good for you, but that's not what polarized training is (at least as it's commonly understood). Of course, you ran redefine terms and then use them however you want.
02-15-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,544
Posted By asgelle

In other words, the antithesis of polarized.

In other words, the antithesis of polarized.
02-14-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,245
Posted By asgelle

No, the point of training is to overload the...

No, the point of training is to overload the system to produce desired adaptations. Fatigue doesn't necessarily indicate overload. Recovery from fatigue doesn't necessarily produce desired...
02-13-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,245
Posted By asgelle

Can you really make a living as a goal post...

Can you really make a living as a goal post mover? In case you forgot, you originally said this

Nothing about training TO [sic] power.
02-13-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,245
Posted By asgelle

I never described how I train or use a PM. Don't...

I never described how I train or use a PM. Don't put words in my mouth.
02-13-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,245
Posted By asgelle

By allowing me to tailor my training to my own...

By allowing me to tailor my training to my own needs and goals and then execute according to that plan.
02-13-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,245
Posted By asgelle

I can't think of a more misguided question. There...

I can't think of a more misguided question. There is no one most effective way and to believe so shows a total lack of understanding.
02-13-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,245
Posted By asgelle

I find time, distance, or the combination of...

I find time, distance, or the combination of both, speed, very poor measures of training volume.
02-13-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,245
Posted By asgelle

And not even that since you don't know stroke...

And not even that since you don't know stroke volume.
02-13-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,245
Posted By asgelle

I don't know about that. I'm using a power meter...

I don't know about that. I'm using a power meter to monitor volume of training both post hoc and also during a session. I'm not sure a heart rate monitor could do that.

At any rate, it seems...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,973
Posted By asgelle

I'm pretty sure UCI rules prohibit anything...

I'm pretty sure UCI rules prohibit anything inside the main triangle except water bottles, and the shape of those is tightly controlled, The bottle on the Cervelo P4 is definitely not allowed.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,222
Posted By asgelle

Without arguing if what happened was right or...

Without arguing if what happened was right or wrong, as officials we were trained that putting a foot down is not a mishap and doesn't qualify for a free lap. Many times I've seen free laps denied...
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