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Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 388
Posted By asgelle

I have a broken watch that occasionally has the...

I have a broken watch that occasionally has the correct time.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 388
Posted By asgelle

What possible relevance could a population...

What possible relevance could a population average study have to individualized training?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 388
Posted By asgelle

One question you'll have to answer is given...

One question you'll have to answer is given you're now riding with two friends, how willing are you to ride alone based on some heart rate based program?
04-13-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,693
Posted By asgelle

For one, those who want to beat their brother in...

For one, those who want to beat their brother in law.
04-13-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,693
Posted By asgelle

The data as presented are consistent with their...

The data as presented are consistent with their conclusions. That might not be true if accurate error bars were included.
04-13-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,693
Posted By asgelle

My only takeaway from this is that since a...

My only takeaway from this is that since a nominal 25 and 28* mm tire show effectively identical results up to ~95 psi, their data is crap.

It also tells me that they're willing to draw...
04-13-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,693
Posted By asgelle

I think you need a lesson in geometry (and...

I think you need a lesson in geometry (and probably the model for rolling resistance in a bicycle tire). A wider contact patch all else being equal will produce lower rolling resistance.
04-12-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,693
Posted By asgelle

I agree completely. I don't believe I'm in any...

I agree completely. I don't believe I'm in any position to say Flo or anyone else should do more or better tests. What I can say is that as consumers of the data, we should be more critical what data...
04-12-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,693
Posted By asgelle

I appreciate field tests are difficult and time...

I appreciate field tests are difficult and time consuming, but enough is enough. We’re well past the preliminary quick and dirty stage for these tests, and it’s time we start including some estimate...
04-08-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,693
Posted By asgelle

Sigh.

Sigh.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 384
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: 658
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: 658
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: 658
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?
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04-01-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,548
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: 232
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: 1,182
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: 1,182
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: 1,182
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: 20
Views: 634
Posted By asgelle

That would be this...

That would be this...
03-29-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 634
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: 520
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: 2,289
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: 2,289
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: 1,104
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: 2,289
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: 2,289
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: 1,613
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: 1,613
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: 1,104
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: 286
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: 286
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: 579
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: 579
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: 1,613
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: 1,613
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: 1,872
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: 1,872
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: 503
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: 855
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: 716
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: 1,850
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: 1,850
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: 1,850
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: 6,400
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: 1,688
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: 193
Views: 11,115
Posted By asgelle

This might help....

This might help....
02-15-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 11,115
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: 193
Views: 11,115
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: 2,296
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...
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