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08-03-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 226
Posted By woodcraft

The formula works regardless of cage length, but...

The formula works regardless of cage length, but it is to add two links, not two rivets.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,934
Posted By woodcraft

Come to think of it, the bottle flip could lead...

Come to think of it, the bottle flip could lead to an increase in repetitive strain injuries, so that's a problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,309
Posted By woodcraft

The Hammer guideline (pictured above) is that a...

The Hammer guideline (pictured above) is that a 2% weight drop is acceptable. I think I sometimes go over that on long rides & pay a performance penalty,

but I also wear a baselayer, so I don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By woodcraft

I have a set of those (tubular), a set of EA70s,...

I have a set of those (tubular), a set of EA70s, and had a set of EC90s that the rims wore out.

They've all stayed true, but the older ones have a side-play adjustment nut that doesn't keep it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,309
Posted By woodcraft

This was one of the issues noted in the paper on...

This was one of the issues noted in the paper on measuring sweat linked in post #93

I don't seem to sweat that much. Yesterday's ride was 75-90˚, moderate effort, wind, and humidity, and I drank...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By woodcraft

16 meters is about 7 1/3 wheels, so over $12 per...

16 meters is about 7 1/3 wheels, so over $12 per wheel. A $20 can of glue will mount ~20 wheels- a better deal in my book.
08-02-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 235
Posted By woodcraft

This area of concern could be called...

This area of concern could be called "chain-weenieism".

I wonder if those with earbuds are less prone because of something to listen to during long hours riding.

I've gone through a number of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,309
Posted By woodcraft

According to these guys, if you weigh the same at...

According to these guys, if you weigh the same at the end of a (endurance) ride, then you are over-hydrating.

https://www.hammernutrition.com/media/downloads/fuelinghandbook.pdf
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By woodcraft

Guessing that the small ring is 34t, it's going...

Guessing that the small ring is 34t, it's going to be a big, clunky shift. If everything is adjusted well, shifting down one or two cogs at the same time will work.

Shifting to the small ring...
08-01-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 224
Posted By woodcraft

Replace the locking skewer with one strong enough...

Replace the locking skewer with one strong enough to hold the wheel in place.
08-01-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 897
Posted By woodcraft

There's still gravity, right, so some suspension...

There's still gravity, right, so some suspension needed, unless the road surface is perfectly smooth, which takes the whole thing to an otherworldly place...


Also, you could go faster if the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,309
Posted By woodcraft

lol

lol
08-01-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By woodcraft

Interesting theory. Would it follow that...

Interesting theory.

Would it follow that having the runs, a sore throat, headache, fever and back ache equals perfect health?

Good luck getting back in cycling shape!
07-31-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By woodcraft

I've been on this for 6 years. It has not...

I've been on this for 6 years. It has not changed shape.


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Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,309
Posted By woodcraft

Thanks! However, seems to be more everything...

Thanks!

However, seems to be more everything you'd ever want to know about test methods and sample collection of sweat
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,309
Posted By woodcraft

Kudos to you guys for keeping cool in a hot...

Kudos to you guys for keeping cool in a hot discussion.

Does anyone have explanation for the radical variation in the amount that folks sweat?


Personally, I sweat relatively little, live in a...
07-31-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 897
Posted By woodcraft

to test, instead of a wind tunnel, need a...

to test, instead of a wind tunnel,

need a vacuum tunnel.
07-31-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By woodcraft

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

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07-31-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 577
Posted By woodcraft

Sodium hydroxide will dissolve those rims in...

Sodium hydroxide will dissolve those rims in pretty short order...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 599
Posted By woodcraft

Giro Peloton, 'tho wish the brim was a bit...

Giro Peloton, 'tho wish the brim was a bit smaller.
07-29-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By woodcraft

I don't think that was made. Force is/was. (I...

I don't think that was made. Force is/was. (I have one NIB if you're interested)

I dealt with that situation by adding a roadlink. Works well except for a bit of slack in small/small, which I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,934
Posted By woodcraft

I don't play golf, but that sounds like a pro...

I don't play golf, but that sounds like a pro cyclist who would win road races but for getting lost off the courses.
07-25-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 674
Posted By woodcraft

Running 6 to 0 for bottle on the DT- looking like...

Running 6 to 0 for bottle on the DT- looking like a consensus.
07-25-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 674
Posted By woodcraft

Wind tunnel testing shows a slight aero advantage...

Wind tunnel testing shows a slight aero advantage on the down tube,

where I also find it easier to grab the bottle.

I've never seen any case made for weight distribution other than that lower...
07-25-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 671
Posted By woodcraft

Take it the bike shop. They know the drill. ...

Take it the bike shop.

They know the drill. Your $10 will be well spent.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By woodcraft

There's this... ...

There's this...
...
07-25-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 421
Posted By woodcraft

Sounds like a good experiment to me, but...

Sounds like a good experiment to me,

but normally some of the weight is taken by the down leg, and most activity is alternating legs, so it might not tell the whole story.

Let us know how it's...
07-25-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By woodcraft

i have everything set up , i have the cable...

i have everything set up , i have the cable tensioner no matter how much cable tension i add doesn't seem to help , and i adjusted the limit screw and it just seems to help bit but drops the chain...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By woodcraft

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,241
Posted By woodcraft

What I pictured when you said he was wearing...

What I pictured when you said he was wearing platforms:


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Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,828
Posted By woodcraft

Measured by number of failed attempts, it would...

Measured by number of failed attempts, it would be the steep ~100' hill leading to my childhood home.

Took a year or more before managing to mail-man up without stopping.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,423
Posted By woodcraft

I also thought that way for a long time, but...

I also thought that way for a long time, but eventually tried some.

Now that's what I reach for for any substantial outdoor riding, so they appear to be better somehow.
07-24-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,034
Posted By woodcraft

He was testing and experimenting long before...

He was testing and experimenting long before resurrecting the Rene Herse brand.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,828
Posted By woodcraft

I had some trouble on Tioga pass- didn't think it...

I had some trouble on Tioga pass- didn't think it would be a big deal as it's not that steep,
but it was toward the end of a 70 mile loop (speed wobble on the way down!), cramped a few hundred yards...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,934
Posted By woodcraft

You play pro level golf, except that you lose...

You play pro level golf, except that you lose your ball a lot??
07-23-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,034
Posted By woodcraft

I noticed in the article linked by the OP on tire...

I noticed in the article linked by the OP on tire size, it was said that they found insignificant aerodynamic differences between 25mm and 32mm tires,

but also cited a study:
"The German magazine...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,934
Posted By woodcraft

SF= hipster/dentist, rando/techie Marin=...

SF= hipster/dentist, rando/techie

Marin= hippy/dentist, MAMIL/mtnbiker, neo-hip gravel groupies
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,934
Posted By woodcraft

No, but 90% of them could be...

No, but 90% of them could be...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,934
Posted By woodcraft

lol:)

lol:)
07-23-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,034
Posted By woodcraft

True. Not promoting Jan Heine ('tho I have...

True. Not promoting Jan Heine ('tho I have received a sub to bicycle Quarterly as a gift and generally enjoy it),

so much as pointing to the issue of quasi-religious devotion to "the scientific...
07-23-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,034
Posted By woodcraft

Yet the fact that there are Bon Jon Pass tires...

Yet the fact that there are Bon Jon Pass tires for you to like is arguably due to his methods that you disparage.

"The scientific method" is often put on a pedestal and dressed in a lab coat,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 12:02 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,934
Posted By woodcraft

Where I'm located, when I see folks wearing...

Where I'm located, when I see folks wearing Rapha, there's a 90% chance that they came from San Francisco.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,934
Posted By woodcraft

Understated with obvious branding almost always...

Understated with obvious branding almost always visible...

While not a Rapha hater, I admit to a tendency to Rapha eye-rolling. Love the bottle flip, 'tho...
07-22-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By woodcraft

You seem to say that it worked perfectly, but...

You seem to say that it worked perfectly, but wouldn't shift into the two largest cogs- not so perfect.
53/36 big/big would need a mtn RD- hopefully it wouldn't shift to the largest cogs because the...
07-21-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By woodcraft

If it's your personal bike, better to have...

If it's your personal bike, better to have regular SPD pedals,

as with the combo ones the straps flap around annoyingly, sometimes hitting the ground at every stroke.
07-21-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 406
Posted By woodcraft

I just threw out a couple of those while cleaning...

I just threw out a couple of those while cleaning my mothers estate.

One I recalled from my childhood & youth.

Pretty much worthless then, totally worthless now IMO.
07-21-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By woodcraft

Can't see what the issue is.

Can't see what the issue is.
07-21-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By woodcraft

"Greased the pedal spindles" sounds like taking...

"Greased the pedal spindles" sounds like taking the pedals apart & lubing. What was suggested is to clean/grease, reinstall the pedal threads into the cranks.

Also, check that the rear quick...
07-21-20, 12:39 AM
Replies: 1,681
Views: 155,023
Posted By woodcraft

That sucks. Maybe needed a knife in the kit to...

That sucks. Maybe needed a knife in the kit to cut the tire off.
07-21-20, 12:32 AM
Replies: 1,681
Views: 155,023
Posted By woodcraft

Not more than two. Have to resist buying when...

Not more than two. Have to resist buying when the sales come by as it would take ten years to wear out what I have mounted or on hand.

Mostly it's just replacing the back tire- the front doesn't...
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