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09-18-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,201
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

You can have a saddle that's tilting both down...

You can have a saddle that's tilting both down and up too much at the same time.

A downward slope on the tail causes you to slide forwards.

An upward slope on the nose causes discomfort.

A...
09-03-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,570
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

It depends. Phone screens are less visible...

It depends.

Phone screens are less visible than LCD in bright sunlight, you only get four hours of screen time, the capacitive touch screens register rain drops as presses, and most phones won't...
08-27-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

1. Cables break strands due to fatigue bending...

1. Cables break strands due to fatigue bending around the shifter drum and 90 degree internal guide allowing under bar tape routing having hoods level with the bar top. That can happen in a few...
08-26-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,374
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

A wheel is good enough it clears the brake pads...

A wheel is good enough it clears the brake pads when they're adjusted so the lever doesn't hit the bar, doesn't have a perceptible jump from radial runout, is tight enough to stay true, is centered...
08-24-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 940
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Stahlwille makes lovely tools, especially split...

Stahlwille makes lovely tools, especially split beam torque wrenches. Instantly select a torque with your thumbs, they're accurate over the full scale, and they work in reverse for left-handed...
08-24-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,332
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

You're over-training and need rest weeks, usually...

You're over-training and need rest weeks, usually 1 in 4 although some riders require 1 in 3 especially as we age. Over training is a function of relative intensity and duration not absolute....
08-22-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,163
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

The 135mm BCD won't support anything smaller than...

The 135mm BCD won't support anything smaller than a 39.



Campagnolo sells a 13-14-15-16-17-19-21-23-26-29 cassette with tighter spacing on the small cogs than your...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 22,798
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

In 1997 I had my choice of titanium (Litespeed),...

In 1997 I had my choice of titanium (Litespeed), carbon fiber (Look), or steel (various) for about the same price.

I opted for titanium with no paint to chip. My titanium frame still looks better...
07-22-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,102
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

I use two wraps of 1 mil Kapton totaling .005"...

I use two wraps of 1 mil Kapton totaling .005" thick with adhesive. It's the thinnest (1/4 the thickness of Velox, 1/2 two wraps of Stans), lightest, least expensive rim tape with light adhesive like...
07-22-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Replace the rear tire with the front when you see...

Replace the rear tire with the front when you see fabric/cords, a bulge where cords broke, a hole large enough to let the tube escape, or sidewall damage. You may also replace it when you're running...
07-11-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,338
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Alberto Contador won the Tour at 136 pounds....

Alberto Contador won the Tour at 136 pounds. Pantani was almost half a clydestale at 126. Armstrong was a more normal 165, but sat more than those guys and had the best doping program on the planet....
07-09-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,981
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Aerobic and anaerobic threshold fractions of the...

Aerobic and anaerobic threshold fractions of the maximum vary too much for it to be useful. Numbers from different sports also don't work because muscle recruitment and therefore your ability to use...
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