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04-05-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,384
Posted By Doge

A few days later, is it more apparent what I was...

A few days later, is it more apparent what I was arguing about?
The models did not apply to CA. The models better fit NYC and the surrounding area.
There was and is little reason to shut down...
03-30-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,384
Posted By Doge

https://youtu.be/5K9-Lz0SbrA

https://youtu.be/5K9-Lz0SbrA
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,085
Posted By Doge

The PF BB, with threaded BB shell, is as tight,...

The PF BB, with threaded BB shell, is as tight, light and trouble-free as any I have used. This is my favorite. OT, but I can blow (lungs) these cranks into a spin with this BB.
...
03-27-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By Doge

Tour de Quarantine

https://youtu.be/n7dVJkyyYMQ
03-25-20, 11:26 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,384
Posted By Doge

I think today the Collegiate Nats was canceled. ...

I think today the Collegiate Nats was canceled. We expected that, now official.

For the record I think NYC has a bad problem. No comment. I'm posting about my local area and some interesting...
03-24-20, 10:51 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,384
Posted By Doge

Is the news "An Orange County man in his 70s with...

Is the news "An Orange County man in his 70s with underlying health conditions has died of the novel coronavirus, the county’s first reported death from the disease."?
Then the link in the OC...
03-21-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,384
Posted By Doge

Well it is not as serious as many post, and Hoaxs...

Well it is not as serious as many post, and Hoaxs are posted. There was one yesterday about a hospital in MI with teens and 20s on ventilators. I posted I thought it was a Hoax and got flamed for it....
03-20-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,384
Posted By Doge

Absolute numbers say nothing about rate to...

Absolute numbers say nothing about rate to humans.

Saying there were 20K auto deaths means little. We want to know per the world, country, what state, what amount of time?
That graph only...
03-20-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 248,891
Posted By Doge

In the OC (1.38M) which I know, you know where it...

In the OC (1.38M) which I know, you know where it is. 0 cases < 18. 0 deaths.
Lots of restrictions.
03-20-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,384
Posted By Doge

That graph on on cases, skewed as noted by others...

That graph on on cases, skewed as noted by others on increased testing. Also totally ignoring the populations. 10^4 cases does not mean so much until you also divide by the population. And 10K...
03-20-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,384
Posted By Doge

For sure at the start, but deaths are not so...

For sure at the start, but deaths are not so under-reported. The rate of deaths per day is now ~30. Annual rate just over half of the influenza rate.
In OC (SoCal) cases are going down. Hoag has...
03-18-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,384
Posted By Doge

We are about 1/3 the predicted cases in the 9...

We are about 1/3 the predicted cases in the 9 days since that number crunching data was used using their 40% per day increase.

Maybe thanks to the actions.
03-18-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,384
Posted By Doge

Good links. They show Cases/1M pop - USA 23,...

Good links.
They show Cases/1M pop - USA 23, yesterday 19. USA adding cases at a rate of 4/day/1M people (based on one day) while Italy 521->591 or 70/day/1M
So Italy is adding cases 17X the...
03-18-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,384
Posted By Doge

I also have personal experience through the...

I also have personal experience through the spouse - based on the hospital I named, that when among the sickest (my wife commented on the germ fest) in the OC and testing them all day Sunday (and...
03-18-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,384
Posted By Doge

Funny we were posting similar at the same time. ...

Funny we were posting similar at the same time. Statista wants $59/month from me, so I have to search a lot. I have been keeping my own spreadsheet and seeing the trends.

I really want to see...
03-18-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,384
Posted By Doge

The whole per capita part is being ignored in...

The whole per capita part is being ignored in most the social postings I read.
I don't have the daily number for Italy, but what I have seen on Facebook or both countries going from 1000-6000 in the...
03-17-20, 11:13 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,384
Posted By Doge

Wife's work (Hoag) is sending staff home, closing...

Wife's work (Hoag) is sending staff home, closing operations (Hoag Orthopedic) as business is so slow.
Many tested last weekend, not one positive.

What ever this may be, or become, in SoCal is...
03-16-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,384
Posted By Doge

Right now her hospital (Hoag) is at very low...

Right now her hospital (Hoag) is at very low capacity. Maybe 20% and they want elective business.

CA governor saying those over 65 need to stay home created a firestorm of legal issues about...
03-15-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,384
Posted By Doge

My wife is in HR for a fairly large hospital. She...

My wife is in HR for a fairly large hospital. She tends to be the one that gets the legal stuff.
We went for a tandem ride today and wife left the phone on. That made for an interesting "ride" -...
03-15-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 248,891
Posted By Doge

https://www.usacycling.org/article/usa-cycling-sta...

https://www.usacycling.org/article/usa-cycling-statement-on-covid-19
"USA Cycling is recommending cancellation of all sanctioned events immediately and calling on all race and event directors,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,614
Posted By Doge

So many don't understand this. Peaking is not...

So many don't understand this. Peaking is not that good for much more than going faster on the bike.
I just txted junior this AM to back off, although he is so isolated, I doubt he could find the...
03-14-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 248,891
Posted By Doge

More bright side - maybe - interesting anyway. ...

More bright side - maybe - interesting anyway.
With 3/4 of the population gone from campus the gym is pretty open.
So is the hyperbaric room where they pump in O2 (the train low).
And a few wind...
03-13-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 248,891
Posted By Doge

Edit: USAFA DID send all the lower classes...

Edit:
USAFA DID send all the lower classes home.
Local Pro/1 races canceled.

Buying a simulator setup.

The bright side...

As a simulator break, junior grabbed some training wheels and did...
03-09-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 248,891
Posted By Doge

This year - junior (Hot Tubes) wins VOS pro, sets...

This year - junior (Hot Tubes) wins VOS pro, sets new ITT record. Was Quinn's teammate at worlds.
Did you see the LUX team schedule this year?
Put them on the same equipment and I'd bet they are...
03-09-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 935
Posted By Doge

A lot of the season is to lead up to Nationals...

A lot of the season is to lead up to Nationals which is normally June/July...
I get that is a small % of racers, but that is part of the reason for it. That and to blend with the other discipline...
03-08-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,661
Posted By Doge

I only use latex for me, wife, tandem and junior...

I only use latex for me, wife, tandem and junior racing (since on this forum maybe 50 tubes?). Although now Junior's on his own, he doesn't like to pump, so he rides normal clinchers, that black...
02-25-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,942
Posted By Doge

Without proof, just assumptions, that is a reason...

Without proof, just assumptions, that is a reason we guided our kid out of the pro cycling direction. Even if you are clean, folks think you aren't. I am nostalgic about it, but pretty sure it was...
02-24-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,768
Posted By Doge

The transition approach. In 2020, two UCI 2.Pro...

The transition approach. In 2020, two UCI 2.Pro and two top 10s.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,921
Posted By Doge

I did not from Starbike. I did (I believe...

I did not from Starbike. I did (I believe incorrectly) from Bento bikes for a replacement ax-lightness rim after the fact from DHL.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,921
Posted By Doge

There was a min amount of posts required to get a...

There was a min amount of posts required to get a discount. I don't recall. This is an old post.
Email. Your WW id and, I did the order, sent a copy and emailed that the VAT Tax was not removed...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,921
Posted By Doge

Yes. If you are not in a VAT place, like USA. ...

Yes. If you are not in a VAT place, like USA.
They also gave a 5% for posting on WeightWeenies
02-07-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,053
Posted By Doge

As always - it depends. These days - a cell...

As always - it depends.
These days - a cell phone. credit card, Lyft and AAA go a long way in the USA. Other place, sure, I'd go different. I don't tour anymore.
A 28mm tubular is kinda like a...
02-06-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,053
Posted By Doge

I have purchased several sets of Mercury and...

I have purchased several sets of Mercury and ax-lightness (4 sets) and the two are very different. The ax-lightness are light, but they mold the spoke holes, rather than drill them.
Mercury is an...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,511
Posted By Doge

450g EA would be rims. If it were the wheels the...

450g EA would be rims. If it were the wheels the rear would be more.

"upgrade" depends a bit on how you want to use them. You mention weight and aerodynamics. Higher profile (aero) means more...
02-03-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,661
Posted By Doge

Nice I'm not the only guy that often feels that...

Nice I'm not the only guy that often feels that way - and I don't race the bike I ride.

This is a sport that disadvantages one class over another.
-based on age.
-based on health (PED use...
02-03-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 943
Posted By Doge

See my comments under this same forum in the link...

See my comments under this same forum in the link below.
If you are not being asked about your power and speed (both based on distance and terrain), you are missing a big part of fit. Same rider...
02-03-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By Doge

Thanks. I thought so. But these are quite a bit...

Thanks. I thought so. But these are quite a bit higher and 1cm shorter cockpit than before. Speeds - seat -of-the-pants are up. The bike is 3# lighter, but speeds are up on flats.

One of her old...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By Doge

Oh... That is a 30T on the rear. 4 bolts and I...

Oh...
That is a 30T on the rear. 4 bolts and I change the front to something smaller. 1X is pretty simple. The hill to our front where that picture was taken is 10%. It is short, but fine if...
02-02-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By Doge

As you change - fit changes - fitting for the aged

A bit less than a decade ago I went to "Cyber Cyling Coach", Dave Jordaan (Google) to fit my kid. First thing he asked was his FTP (hour power). Because that has a lot to do with weight on hands and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By Doge

I normally carry the spares and was even carrying...

I normally carry the spares and was even carrying the water bottle so I can look at it

The hill part? This is of the best climbing bikes. Ti is best for climbing.
As you see it here it is...
02-01-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,383
Posted By Doge

100% efficient and heat loss do not go together. ...

100% efficient and heat loss do not go together. My 1st TT was on a SA 3 speed hub.

They have gear friction, they have oil friction. They have some slack in freewheeling.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By Doge

When I married my wife about uh... 27 years ago...

When I married my wife about uh... 27 years ago we built her up a Merlin Extra light. This last Christmas I got it upgraded/rebuilt and got it to 13#, 12oz with pedals ready to ride.
Pedals have...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,027
Posted By Doge

I'd go DA cables over Ultegra Di2. I'd go DA Di2...

I'd go DA cables over Ultegra Di2. I'd go DA Di2 over all - normally. I just build my wife's bike up (money no object) and I went cable 1X - Dura-Ace.
In traveling on planes etc, fancy wiring and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,027
Posted By Doge

How many miles, how much power, how much shifting...

How many miles, how much power, how much shifting and and how clean all matter.

I change the DA chain yearly just because for <$50 I don't care.
The cassettes are very good. I'd go DA. The...
01-30-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14,557
Views: 808,659
Posted By Doge

These folks have a lot of mind numbing papers you...

These folks have a lot of mind numbing papers you can read. We used a lot of these techniques on wife, junior. I don't agree with all of it and have not read a lot of it, but if you are into...
01-30-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By Doge

Much has to do with your power, speed and ride...

Much has to do with your power, speed and ride type.
These are related and play on each other. More power takes weight off hands.
Narrow bars are more aero and riders do well with them. You...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,706
Posted By Doge

220/20/15

220/20/15
01-29-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,802
Posted By Doge

I tend to think it is the right move. USA racing...

I tend to think it is the right move. USA racing is about crits. Road Races are Euro/Pro things and those that really are into it should move to where it matters. There are so few Road Races, due...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By Doge

Ride Time vs Overhead Time

Total your time buying bike/s and kit and nutrition and time pumping tires, cleaning bike, washing kit/s, doing mechanical stuff, driving to location, driving to mechanic - total bike prep time...
01-29-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By Doge

Because they are into anything with two wheels...

Because they are into anything with two wheels now. They are into members, not sport.

What is the official UCI ball? There are balls used in UCI sports. So grabbing gravel - obviously.
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