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05-08-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 79
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Posted By asgelle

It didn't take long to validate almost every...

It didn't take long to validate almost every element of the previous post (#15).
Forum: Triathlon
05-06-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,105
Posted By asgelle

OK. Iím motivated to do better.

OK. Iím motivated to do better.
Forum: Triathlon
05-06-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,105
Posted By asgelle

My point is that despite what you say, aerobic...

My point is that despite what you say, aerobic capacity is a term commonly used to capture the same concept embodied in FTP, MLSS, CP, etc.
Forum: Triathlon
05-06-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,105
Posted By asgelle

Try riding 30 minutes at VO2max.

Try riding 30 minutes at VO2max.
Forum: Triathlon
05-06-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,105
Posted By asgelle

That table has nothing to do with how to train....

That table has nothing to do with how to train. It illustrates the physiological response to exercise at various intensities and clearly shows VO2max responds most to training at Coggan's Level 5...
Forum: Triathlon
05-06-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,105
Posted By asgelle

Do you really think human evolution has...

Do you really think human evolution has progressed so rapidly that physiology has changed in 20 years?
Forum: Triathlon
05-06-22, 06:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,105
Posted By asgelle

I think you're confusing VO2max with aerobic...

I think you're confusing VO2max with aerobic capacity (threshold). From https://velodynamics2.webs.com/traininglevels.pdf...
Forum: Triathlon
05-05-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,105
Posted By asgelle

That's correct, but not in the way I suspect you...

That's correct, but not in the way I suspect you mean.
Forum: Triathlon
05-05-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,105
Posted By asgelle

So many words. If my goal is to maintain 138 BPM,...

So many words. If my goal is to maintain 138 BPM, I look at the heart rate display on my bike computer and adjust how hard I pedal to keep my heart rate at 138. I don't care about flats, uphill,...
Forum: Triathlon
05-05-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,105
Posted By asgelle

I don't follow. Wouldn't a heart rate monitor be...

I don't follow. Wouldn't a heart rate monitor be the correct tool if you want to insure your heart rate is at the appropriate level?
Forum: Triathlon
05-04-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,105
Posted By asgelle

A little searching and reading would have saved...

A little searching and reading would have saved you a lot of time, money, and anguish....
04-28-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 39,243
Posted By asgelle

You know itís been clearly shown he fabricated...

You know itís been clearly shown he fabricated wind tunnel data.
04-22-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 949
Posted By asgelle

How do road conditions or changes in wind affect...

How do road conditions or changes in wind affect power meters? The ones I use comprise strain gauges and a reed switch. I don't see how road conditions or wind would compromise their accuracy.
04-17-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 949
Posted By asgelle

And here I thought I was saving you from all that...

And here I thought I was saving you from all that by referring people to what had already been posted.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,717
Posted By asgelle

I'm not sure I follow. I can get the same fit...

I'm not sure I follow. I can get the same fit over a very wide range of frame sizes. At the small end I might require a 140 mm stem and have 350 mm of seat post exposed, while a large one might use a...
04-13-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 949
Posted By asgelle

Search for posts by Robert Chung on the...

Search for posts by Robert Chung on the advantages and disadvantages of single and double sided power meters.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,504
Posted By asgelle

Jonathan Boyer (a TdF rider, but hardly elite)...

Jonathan Boyer (a TdF rider, but hardly elite) won RAAM without any specific training.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,066
Posted By asgelle

Thanks. Insight worth waiting six years for.

Thanks. Insight worth waiting six years for.
03-03-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 5,917
Posted By asgelle

The trouble with short pulls is you lose one bike...

The trouble with short pulls is you lose one bike length every time a rider pulls off. There's a reason ProTour teams went away from a fast rotating double pace lines.

Rotating in a breakaway is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,308
Posted By asgelle

For slightly better accuracy, hang the weight...

For slightly better accuracy, hang the weight with the pedal slightly below horizontal then rotate the cranks backward to slightly above while watching the torque. The highest value will be when the...
02-26-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,897
Posted By asgelle

Absolutely. The risk reward is clearly in favor...

Absolutely. The risk reward is clearly in favor of not offering needed help when the downside is someone might give me a dirty look or say something rude.

You know how many times someone's said...
02-20-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 5,917
Posted By asgelle

Wrong Wrong. And horribly ill-informed ...

Wrong

Wrong. And horribly ill-informed

Maybe not wrong, but more in line with a stopped clock is right twice a day.
02-18-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 5,917
Posted By asgelle

In this context, the distance is the distance the...

In this context, the distance is the distance the pedals travel, and the force is that generated by the rider. The question does have a simple answer.
01-29-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,847
Posted By asgelle

Other than cosmetic, I can't see any difference...

Other than cosmetic, I can't see any difference between the Hiro and Hirame.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,926
Posted By asgelle

Josh Poertner has spoken often about how much...

Josh Poertner has spoken often about how much energy aero wheels save sitting in a peloton and how significant that can be at the end of a race.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,926
Posted By asgelle

Pro racers had very little to do with this and...

Pro racers had very little to do with this and for the most part were very late adaptors, cf., Tom Anhalt.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,926
Posted By asgelle

That's not true. It's possible a very good...

That's not true. It's possible a very good tubular setup is faster than a very poor clincher one.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,926
Posted By asgelle

Run the narrowest tire at the highest pressure...

Run the narrowest tire at the highest pressure possible that is below the impedance break point and above where you pinch flat.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,426
Posted By asgelle

You realize there are other metrics people care...

You realize there are other metrics people care about beyond average speed that are affected by auto-pause, don't you?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,926
Posted By asgelle

What's really bad is my rims change width every...

What's really bad is my rims change width every time a put a different jersey on.
01-09-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 795
Posted By asgelle

That's certainly more convincing than all the CFD...

That's certainly more convincing than all the CFD and track testing Felt and USAC have done on this design.
01-08-22, 09:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 795
Posted By asgelle

Aero not clearance.

Aero not clearance.
01-08-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 795
Posted By asgelle

https://feltbicycles.com/products/ta-frd-trackbike

https://feltbicycles.com/products/ta-frd-trackbike
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,377
Posted By asgelle

I don't understand how you can keep having pedal...

I don't understand how you can keep having pedal strikes and not crash. At speeds where pedal strike can occur, it's possible to recover, but a good fraction of the time a pedal hitting the ground...
01-03-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,947
Posted By asgelle

People know a lot about this and they know such a...

People know a lot about this and they know such a table can't exist, or at least exist accurately. For long efforts, the anaerobic contribution to average power will be negligible, but as the...
01-02-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,569
Posted By asgelle

Because the issue was the effect of a fan blowing...

Because the issue was the effect of a fan blowing on a stationary bike.
01-02-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,569
Posted By asgelle

You seem to manage quite easily. Do you...

You seem to manage quite easily. Do you understand that while the pedals on a stationary bike are moving, the bike as a whole is not?
01-01-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,569
Posted By asgelle

Since the bike is stationary, there is no work,...

Since the bike is stationary, there is no work, hence power, involved in moving it. Adding the headwind might double it, but two times zero is still zero.

While correct, the above's not really on...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,426
Posted By asgelle

Auto pause off. The rest you get while stopped...

Auto pause off. The rest you get while stopped let's you ride faster when moving. I don't see how the data with auto pause on is in any way useful (average cadence being the exception). I can average...
12-16-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,003
Posted By asgelle

It would really be better if instead of making...

It would really be better if instead of making things up, you sat quietly and learned from the people who know what they're talking about, e.g., https://www.sheldonbrown.com/rinard/aero/formulas.html...
10-26-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,400
Posted By asgelle

I wrote training is designed to delay fatigue....

I wrote training is designed to delay fatigue. That's different than all training results in delaying fatigue.

Wouldn't training to raise AT reduce time above AT on subsequent rides? But if you...
10-26-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,400
Posted By asgelle

What topic? Delaying fatigue? With the exception...

What topic? Delaying fatigue? With the exception of maximum power sprints, all training is designed to delay fatigue. There's no shortage of research-based information on that.
10-26-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,400
Posted By asgelle

But it's not the be all and end all. There are...

But it's not the be all and end all. There are much more effective ways to delay fatigue than improving efficiency.
10-26-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,400
Posted By asgelle

Speaking for myself, I don't care at all about...

Speaking for myself, I don't care at all about efficiency. I worry about fatigue, or more precisely delaying fatigue.
10-09-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 516
Posted By asgelle

So the patch failed in an application for which...

So the patch failed in an application for which it was never intended. Big deal. If anything, this proves the patches adhere well to tubes and can withstand much greater expansion than they will ever...
10-01-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,336
Posted By asgelle

Exactly. Any force produced by the muscles would...

Exactly. Any force produced by the muscles would go into spinning the cranks (moving the bike). Because the two sides are in equilibrium, no force is required to raise the opposite leg.
09-30-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,336
Posted By asgelle

Why we don't use strength-endurance anymore ?...

Why we don't use strength-endurance anymore ? aboc Cycle Coaching (http://www.aboc.com.au/tips-and-hints/why-we-dont-use-strength-endurance-anymore)
09-29-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,336
Posted By asgelle

I guess you didnít bother to read the entire...

I guess you didnít bother to read the entire article.
09-29-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,336
Posted By asgelle

You donít really think I was serious about...

You donít really think I was serious about changing from power cranks do you? It was an ironic device to show the fallacy of the model that muscular effort is needed to raise the upward moving leg....
09-29-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,336
Posted By asgelle

Seriously? Think about it. Forget legs, put a 20...

Seriously? Think about it. Forget legs, put a 20 lb weight on each pedal. What happens when you put them at 9 and 3? Now how about 10 and 4? 11 and 5?
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