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Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 276
Posted By Doge

Fine. I glue from can. I'd put the lid on when...

Fine. I glue from can. I'd put the lid on when done.

The cleaning solvent - depending on what you use, how much and where the rag goes - not so good for an apartment.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 875
Posted By Doge

Or go 1X Chain drop/over shift is an issue...

Or go 1X

Chain drop/over shift is an issue at all levels.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By Doge

I have both in Tubulars. Singles, Hill bike,...

I have both in Tubulars. Singles, Hill bike, Tandem. Yet to have a flat.
The 23's are G+, the 25 and 28 are G. They are heavier - obviously, but seem to be regardless.
Tires good for 145 PSI, rims...
Forum: For Sale
08-20-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 88
Posted By Doge

Mavic Cosmic Pro Carbon SL UST Disc 11s Wheelset 700c Road

New With Tags - and tires. Won by cadet (my kid) in race. Something around $1,200 inc shipping - PayPal....
08-20-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,741
Posted By Doge

Notice my (if really flat). He would come out...

Notice my (if really flat). He would come out and do Como Street and drop some place about Cooks Corner. Still, hanging with the group up El Toro takes work. More work now, but it was not easy...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By Doge

Lower friction. More r&d going into the larger...

Lower friction. More r&d going into the larger market. The 11sp chains are more loose. I expect the side plates don't rub as much. The difference between a treated 11 speed and "regular" one can...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By Doge

I don't think chain width is so much a factor in...

I don't think chain width is so much a factor in how strong a chain is. I have not seen hollow pin 1/8" chains. Solid pins could be stronger if the walls are too thin. We are talking 1/32...
08-16-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,500
Posted By Doge

I once visited a guy that lived in a boat with my...

I once visited a guy that lived in a boat with my new Team Raleigh 753 - one of the spare bikes from the tour. I cam out of the boat to see my bike was gone - no it wasn't it was hanging by the bars...
08-16-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,676
Posted By Doge

Most would not want to live in the more...

Most would not want to live in the more affordable areas. My wife works in Newport Beach (drive through Irvine) and one of the major challenges is the recruiting and getting back east folks to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,281
Posted By Doge

See them on about every ride. I can't remember...

See them on about every ride. I can't remember seeing them go over 20. I know they can, just a statement on what I (don't) see.
08-15-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,500
Posted By Doge

I'm SoCal too. Fog is too deep for me.

I'm SoCal too. Fog is too deep for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,243
Posted By Doge

What you CAN do not having discs and what is...

What you CAN do not having discs and what is regularly done for market may be different. I have several double disc brake bikes, more with rim brakes and some with both. My tandem came with double...
08-15-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,500
Posted By Doge

Underwater

How far do you intentionally put your bike (any kind) parts under water? When is the puddle or river too deep?

Me - total dry weather guy to this point. I have gone through a 3 puddle, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,281
Posted By Doge

Assuming all other things are the same (torso...

Assuming all other things are the same (torso etc.)...
If a slammed stem means most the length of your arm is hit by the wind, raising the bars means less of your arm will be hit by the wind as your...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,795
Posted By Doge

I've said this. You don't have to drink it. You...

I've said this. You don't have to drink it. You have to have it. But pours over you it can do a lot of thing faster than your body can.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,795
Posted By Doge

USA's last Junior ITT WC in Dubai spent time...

USA's last Junior ITT WC in Dubai spent time training in a closed garage in Phoenix in July and Aug. That middle East heat was rather tame. I used to do rollers in the sauna. Messed up the bike a bit...
08-14-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,676
Posted By Doge

Because Irvine is less expensive than many of the...

Because Irvine is less expensive than many of the areas around it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,281
Posted By Doge

If you CAN take two surfaces and make them one...

If you CAN take two surfaces and make them one while having similar frontal area you are better off. You reduce skin drag (helps to shave your arms and/or wear aero sleeves too).
If you can't,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,795
Posted By Doge

The water bottle pours over a good airy jersey...

The water bottle pours over a good airy jersey does what sweating does. The girls on the soccer bench would do pour overs. They don't sweat as well as the boys and this was a good way to balance...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,281
Posted By Doge

And one more... Power = (Force x...

And one more...
Power = (Force x Distance)/Time. Most of that cancels and the difference between a pro-like rider and not is force on the pedal - and rider mass (generally). So a 140# rider...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,281
Posted By Doge

You likely lowered your torso. With the torso in...

You likely lowered your torso. With the torso in the same spot, forearms parallel to the ground is less frontal area than on drops.

The thing often ignored is arms angled in. So while the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,281
Posted By Doge

I liked it before I saw who posted. Which is why...

I liked it before I saw who posted. Which is why we sometimes raise bars to get more aero, and sometimes get wider.

My kid is spending a whole lot of time on aero stuff now with several PHDs on...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,795
Posted By Doge

I road across the Mojave 120 solo about 150 miles...

I road across the Mojave 120 solo about 150 miles that day.. Both kids have had to deal with heat. Things you can do/not do:
-Avoid alcohol and coffee - both diuretics.
-Find an electrolyte drink...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By Doge

Yes. Also more newer advances go into them like...

Yes. Also more newer advances go into them like PTFE coating etc.

Get a narrow/wide front ring.
08-12-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3,980
Views: 184,671
Posted By Doge

Airline? Unfortunately this often boils down to...

Airline? Unfortunately this often boils down to respect. I *think* soft cases say "be careful". We fly tons of bikes, tons of trips (teams, TT bikes etc.). I have not seen a bad result in many...
08-12-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,264
Posted By Doge

We are 360# 24 rear/20 front. Rear are Sapim...

We are 360# 24 rear/20 front.
Rear are Sapim strong straight pull (13g, to 14g), front are Sapim cx race (14g-blade 15g-14g).
If you stand a lot, then I'd go bigger on front. So far used ~3K miles....
08-12-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,264
Posted By Doge

I had several such issues when I used clinchers. ...

I had several such issues when I used clinchers. Mainly alloy rims with the brake trace blowing out. I've had no such issues in 70Kish tubular miles (with good glue).
I use disk rear (now) and...
08-12-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,061
Posted By Doge

Now 27 front, 28 rear 130 PSI each. Used to run...

Now 27 front, 28 rear 130 PSI each. Used to run closer to 23/24 @ 170 PSI. I think this is better, as the tires are better.
08-12-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 28,136
Posted By Doge

Bummer. I have seen benefits in improved...

Bummer. I have seen benefits in improved aerodynamics from this. Something to look forward to, but you may need to break the other side.
08-12-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3,980
Views: 184,671
Posted By Doge

Used that for about 20 fights. More packing...

Used that for about 20 fights. More packing required than some other bags, but the 2X wheels sets make it an ideal racing choice.
08-11-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5,852
Views: 385,074
Posted By Doge

Wylde06 - more pics ...

Wylde06 - more pics
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/980x2000/20190404_104737_bb133bc163f00f534b1c38ce89a18ff5fe64017a.jpg...
08-11-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5,852
Views: 385,074
Posted By Doge

I first saw these on a cross bike that was very...

I first saw these on a cross bike that was very light. It takes the fluid out of the cables and levers and lightens things up. When I got my tandem, it had cable disc brakes. It is difficult to keep...
08-10-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 28,136
Posted By Doge

USAC has made cycling very broad, and IMO caused...

USAC has made cycling very broad, and IMO caused much of this. There is Freestyle BMX, as well as BMX winning. Add gravel, cx, fat tire, track MTB all with several disciplines that get the jersey...
08-10-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 28,136
Posted By Doge

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1501x982/2019_08_10_16_54_41_78a91578bd5a5f2c7d4687f725a6e3a9be7e9cf0.png
08-10-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 28,136
Posted By Doge

Masters Nats @ USAFA today. Junior took cell...

Masters Nats @ USAFA today. Junior took cell phone video of the group as he drove by. Anyone there?
08-08-19, 11:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,676
Posted By Doge

Sorry about the SoCal job thing. Midwest <>...

Sorry about the SoCal job thing. Midwest <> Eugene, not even close (I worked in Columbus 12 years, spent a few visiting Chicago, and daughter in Notre Dame ~5). Good news is the PNW rain you just...
08-08-19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,075
Posted By Doge

Brandon has had a couple hard years. Last year...

Brandon has had a couple hard years. Last year crashing - twice, hip, concussion. This year sick. I think that all counts. But I also think ... we shall see.
There is a bigg difference between...
08-05-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3,032
Views: 258,327
Posted By Doge

Kinda depends on the race and officials. Falling...

Kinda depends on the race and officials. Falling down correctly can get the racer a little rest and a free lap or two.
08-05-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3,980
Views: 184,671
Posted By Doge

Somehow (kid borrowed phone) I now get his Strava...

Somehow (kid borrowed phone) I now get his Strava Kudos beeping like Txts. I'm near 40 years in tech, but not so interested in trying to figure that out.
08-04-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,220
Posted By Doge

I don't believe he has ever posted power. I...

I don't believe he has ever posted power. I expect the track number is calculated.

As to the OP - I think Egan is every bit as good as what we have seen at climbing. I still like the climbers that...
08-03-19, 11:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,220
Posted By Doge

Wiggo made a statement he needed to hold 485 for...

Wiggo made a statement he needed to hold 485 for an hour for his worlds ITT. I am not aware of the actual data being public.
He was legally PED aided. I think he was quite light then, but not...
08-03-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,741
Posted By Doge

Thanks Matt. Yea, I was not asking about hard, I...

Thanks Matt. Yea, I was not asking about hard, I was interested in fastest 20 min. 32 is smoking. I've seen many VOS crits. I actually never looked. I don't think you can do all parts of that...
08-03-19, 11:00 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 28,136
Posted By Doge

I was kinda hoping to meet you. I expect we'll...

I was kinda hoping to meet you. I expect we'll do this one more year, up to junior. This was more a trip to SFO where his sister is moving and trip to Santa Rosa to check out a fireplace. Of...
08-02-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,220
Posted By Doge

That is about 1 hour power. Much of the race...

That is about 1 hour power. Much of the race (the stuff we don't watch) they tool along a cycling group ride speed. I think closer to 2-3 w/kg.
08-02-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,220
Posted By Doge

Correct. His relative winning ability is valid,...

Correct. His relative winning ability is valid, just not the power when trying to compare to what a person can do.

I prefer to look at what the best can do within the confines of the sport...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By Doge

Make the top of the brakes an extension of the...

Make the top of the brakes an extension of the bars, so a part of the tray you can use to have your forearms parallel to the ground with. That generally means raising the bars (unless doing pro...
08-02-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,220
Posted By Doge

So I am NOT a Lance hater and do enjoy his...

So I am NOT a Lance hater and do enjoy his opinions and podcasts. But I typically discount his stats. In his own book he described being dropped until he doped. So, like others at his time - inc...
08-02-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,386
Posted By Doge

Signed with UAE. Now a WT rider ...

Signed with UAE. Now a WT rider
https://www.procyclingstats.com/rider/brandon-mcnulty
https://www.velonews.com/2019/08/news/brandon-mcnulty-heads-to-worldtour-with-uae-team-emirates_498390
08-02-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 811
Posted By Doge

PM Done. Saying that half of the track races...

PM Done.

Saying that half of the track races are not sanctioned (permitted) surprises me. There is a lot of liability someone or several is/are taking. Even open sessions at the LA Velodrome...
08-01-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 811
Posted By Doge

I assumed this was in the USA. USAC has rules...

I assumed this was in the USA.
USAC has rules for about every type of racing in the USA. I expect, yes, they would be over track racing on any surface. Why not?
There are always un-sanctioned...
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