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10-11-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 106
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Posted By grumpus

A cog is a tooth on a gearwheel called a...

A cog is a tooth on a gearwheel called a cogwheel. A cogwheel engages with another cogwheel. A sprocket is a chainwheel, it engages with a chain. Every time someone refers to sprockets as cogs a...
10-11-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,229
Posted By SJX426

I know this is a controversy due to the common...

I know this is a controversy due to the common usage not being specific of the definition, cog vs sprocket. The definitions indicate a sprocket is a subset of cogs with the specific feature of the...
05-19-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By PeteHski

What's your reasoning behind this statement? ...

What's your reasoning behind this statement?

Personally I would think (for a given surface area) the pad shape i.e. length v width is largely irrelevant to any of the qualities you mention above....
05-10-22, 04:36 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,905
Posted By Paul Barnard

Thanks for the additions. Kit is particularly...

Thanks for the additions. Kit is particularly irksome. It seems like the "full squish" is passing from the mountain bike lexicon, and that can happen quickly enough.

I call a bicycle seat a...
03-25-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,229
Posted By 79pmooney

My Fuji Pro, a bike that fit perfectly and was...

My Fuji Pro, a bike that fit perfectly and was the best descender I ever rode had no overlap using the largest of the day toeclip and 175 cranks. So I just don't buy it that a bike has to have...
03-24-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,229
Posted By Fredo76

Having raced, and having built my own frame, I've...

Having raced, and having built my own frame, I've always thought that toe overlap was total BS, easily avoided, and an inferior design choice, caused by favoring something less important in a...
03-22-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 995
Posted By burnthesheep

The things that make for good scenic and safe...

The things that make for good scenic and safe cycling routes are often diametrically opposed to the design of a route that can keep a "group" together.

So, I almost never do group rides as a...
03-22-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 995
Posted By livedarklions

I know that's a huge part of my willingness to...

I know that's a huge part of my willingness to plan longer routes and explore further out than I did when I was younger. Having the GPS with me gives me confidence that I can improv a little out...
03-22-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 995
Posted By livedarklions

TBH, I like to mix things up, so sometimes...

TBH, I like to mix things up, so sometimes direct, efficient and uninteresting is the best way to go if I'm trying to hit a goal or a destination, but some of the more interesting rides I've had have...
11-15-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,549
Posted By mstateglfr

I just ran the silca tire pressure calculator. ...

I just ran the silca tire pressure calculator.

It suggests 41rear 40front for my total weight on 43mm tires.
I run 45rear and 40front when on gravel/mixed surface, as mentioned earlier.
So...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,149
Posted By AlmostTrick

If you are ever riding in a position where you...

If you are ever riding in a position where you can't easily see and avoid road hazards on your own maybe that's not all that safe to begin with.
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