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Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,287
Posted By aclinjury

you got it. Probably 20-30% of the entire bicycle...

you got it. Probably 20-30% of the entire bicycle industry revenue is from people mucking around and experimenting... then finding either things didn't work out and they end up selling on ebay or...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,287
Posted By aclinjury

ah gotcha. You're not alone in the "tire/rim...

ah gotcha. You're not alone in the "tire/rim combination not working". It's a crapshot at best. But hey you're in SD, flats are a once a year event.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,287
Posted By aclinjury

you're in SD, roads are nice. Why do you even...

you're in SD, roads are nice. Why do you even bother mucking with tubeless??
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,287
Posted By aclinjury

Road tubeless sucks if: 1) you aren't using at...

Road tubeless sucks if:
1) you aren't using at least a 32c tire, or
2) Stans sealant

And who the hell wants to use any tire bigger than 25c, unless they're just.... tourists.

Meanwhile, fast...
09-08-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,919
Posted By aclinjury

NO CARBON BIKE WILL EVER RIDE LIKE STEEL.!!! ...

NO CARBON BIKE WILL EVER RIDE LIKE STEEL.!!!
and no matter what the Bikeforum experts say about "material doesn't matter" or talk up about all this highly theoretical concept of "carbon layup and...
08-28-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,854
Posted By aclinjury

this question could have been a good one relating...

this question could have been a good one relating to interval training.
Too bad thread took a dump
08-25-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By aclinjury

it is thread like this that brings out all the...

it is thread like this that brings out all the "non-daily" posters!:thumb::hug:
08-12-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,259
Posted By aclinjury

SRAM: "am I a yoke to you?":roflmao2:

SRAM: "am I a yoke to you?":roflmao2:
08-11-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 732
Posted By aclinjury

metronome?? way too much time on your hands, buddy

metronome?? way too much time on your hands, buddy
08-11-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,775
Posted By aclinjury

current running poll shows 10 people voted...

current running poll shows 10 people voted damange, 3 voted theft :wtf::lol::lol:
damn the 3 who voted theft are the types that go on "neighborhood" forum and make posts like "Suspicious kids around...
08-11-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,775
Posted By aclinjury

LOL ah-effin-men!!! Some are goddamn overzealous...

LOL ah-effin-men!!! Some are goddamn overzealous about reporting on things based solely on conjectures. What a great way to drain police resources while they play Sherlock Holmes!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,508
Posted By aclinjury

There are a couple of popular rides here on...

There are a couple of popular rides here on Saturday and Sunday morning that attract all the racer-wannabe spandexters from cat 5 all the way to cat 1. Anyone can just show up and ride. The fast...
08-10-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,119
Posted By aclinjury

- 8,9,10 speed drivetrains are quieter than 11,12...

- 8,9,10 speed drivetrains are quieter than 11,12 speed drivetrain
- steel frames are quieter than carbon ones
- long chainstays make quieter bikes than shorter ones
- smaller cassettes are...
08-09-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,614
Posted By aclinjury

oh sure, you guys wanted him prosecuted after...

oh sure, you guys wanted him prosecuted after years of him abusing your trust, and that made you hurt, didn't it? So you wanted to prosecute your former hero not necessarily because he doped and...
08-08-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 857
Posted By aclinjury

For road bike positioning, 1. quads provide 60%...

For road bike positioning,
1. quads provide 60%
2. gluts about 30%
3. the rest are the other muscle groups

This is the reason why road cyclists have well developed quads but carry a pancake...
08-06-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,614
Posted By aclinjury

Most Americans initially thought Armstrong was...

Most Americans initially thought Armstrong was clean. Then as the evidence piled up, they finally gave in and accepted that Armstrong, their cancer fighting hero, was a massive systemic doper.
...
07-26-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,680
Posted By aclinjury

there are 2 kinds of cyclists. The really skinny...

there are 2 kinds of cyclists. The really skinny pros with pre-mature osteoporis. Or the ones with fat bellies. Nothing in between. Seems to me that cyclists, both pros and fatties, could use...
07-19-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,645
Posted By aclinjury

that's a nice build, put a custom label on it,...

that's a nice build, put a custom label on it, give it to some of the magazines to reviews, and watch the accolades pour in!
What's the cost of the overall build?
07-07-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By aclinjury

I already tried the ISM. Way too wide, it rubs...

I already tried the ISM. Way too wide, it rubs my thighs all over, yes, while sitting on the nose. Sitting on the rear of the ISM is totally unbearable as the rubbing to the thighs is even worse.
07-05-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By aclinjury

What is the narrowest nosed saddle?

I'm looking for a saddle that has a very narrow nose. My current Prologo's nose is 37mm wide along the "nose section" of the saddle.Is there anything narrower than this?

PS: I have tried a short...
06-29-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,905
Posted By aclinjury

RAAM is a race that all the geezers seem to like...

RAAM is a race that all the geezers seem to like talking about.
06-23-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 980
Posted By aclinjury

-if it's a local ride, then carry 1 spare tube,...

-if it's a local ride, then carry 1 spare tube, tire boot, 2 tire levers (get the big Pedro levers), CO2, and make sure she knows how to use all these.
-if it's centruy ride or remote, then in...
06-21-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,426
Posted By aclinjury

When can we expect the gluttony of bikes to go on sale on Craigslist?

Surely this is a ticking time bomb awaiting to happen. I want to get a highend XC full suspension mtb, and I keep hoping for the hordes to start selling. Do you think it will happen in the Fall?
06-20-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 748
Posted By aclinjury

at least it's not a broken bolt in a water bottle...

at least it's not a broken bolt in a water bottle holder boss on a carbon frame!
06-20-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,641
Posted By aclinjury

I just googled some reviews of the 951 XC. It's...

I just googled some reviews of the 951 XC. It's 120mm travel, NO lockout, and weighs 28 lbs. Insult to injuyr, it's spec'd with aluminum rims with 27mm inner width. I think I'll pass. Better to buy a...
06-19-21, 11:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,641
Posted By aclinjury

Shame Costco isn't selling the 951 XC, cause I'd...

Shame Costco isn't selling the 951 XC, cause I'd definitely consider it
06-14-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 748
Posted By aclinjury

I'd pass on these. They're old, probably have...

I'd pass on these. They're old, probably have narrow brake track. These retailed at $850 when they were released, this means they went for $800. And now, your friend wanna sell them for almost...
06-14-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By aclinjury

road cycling is definitely more dangerous than...

road cycling is definitely more dangerous than mtb'ing. I hear and seen more road deaths than mtb deaths.
The story posted by the OP was from 4.5 years ago.
06-12-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,194
Posted By aclinjury

If I say that the majority of body mass is made...

If I say that the majority of body mass is made of water, and that you need to keep yourself hydrated during exercise, then most people will surely understand what I'm talking about, and that they...
06-11-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,194
Posted By aclinjury

Muscle cramps may be a "mystery", but it's only a...

Muscle cramps may be a "mystery", but it's only a mystery because the average guy doesn't know how to prevent them. But cramps are not a mystery to science.

Let's take a look at how muscle...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By aclinjury

Jagwire organic (resin) brake pads, $11/pair. It...

Jagwire organic (resin) brake pads, $11/pair. It doesn't get cheaper than this. I use them on my mtb and they are quiet and provide plenty of power for XC riding in the dry. If you ride wet a lot,...
06-09-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 864
Posted By aclinjury

is really worth the time to repaint a junk????

is really worth the time to repaint a junk????
06-08-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,194
Posted By aclinjury

not cleat position, but how is your saddle...

not cleat position, but how is your saddle height? The higher the saddle, the more likely you're to strain the adductors when the legs are extended. Try lowering your saddle by a 3-5mm, this will...
06-08-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,102
Posted By aclinjury

a "routine" flat is anything small and in the...

a "routine" flat is anything small and in the middle of the tire (eg, a staple in the middle of the tire). Any cuts (bigger than 1/8 in) or any hole (no matter the size) on the sidewall will not seal...
06-08-21, 05:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,194
Posted By aclinjury

that's because you're (unknowingly) pulling up on...

that's because you're (unknowingly) pulling up on the pedals.
Concentrate on pushing down and only push down on the pedals
06-03-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,828
Posted By aclinjury

oh man, I'm wondering if you read the same Bike...

oh man, I'm wondering if you read the same Bike Radar article as I did??? First of all, the folks who wrote that articles admit that they are not in any position to say anything other than what they...
06-03-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,828
Posted By aclinjury

pros will sometimes use stupid light and...

pros will sometimes use stupid light and expensive chains for a TT effort. It's a use once and discard type of chains. You don't sound like the sort of people who do that. Please man don't think your...
06-02-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,828
Posted By aclinjury

Do you even read man? I already explained why I...

Do you even read man? I already explained why I mentioned about backpedalling as a test parameter and not as something I practice. Bro, do you understand engineering, testing doesn't mean doing.
...
06-02-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,828
Posted By aclinjury

You do realize that Shimano cranks are the most...

You do realize that Shimano cranks are the most faked cranks on the market right? Furthermore, Shimano being the 800lb gorilla OEM player, you'll bound to read more issues about them. Your research...
06-02-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,828
Posted By aclinjury

nothing to add huh? Typical know nothing expert...

nothing to add huh? Typical know nothing expert bro.
06-02-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,828
Posted By aclinjury

Nope. KMC manufactures Shimano chains. They...

Nope. KMC manufactures Shimano chains. They don't engineer any Shimano products. They have no right to Shimano patents. C'mon dude.
06-02-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,828
Posted By aclinjury

so, I take that you've never examined the profile...

so, I take that you've never examined the profile of a KMC 11spd vs Shimano 11spd chain? Why do you ask stupid questions, make stupid comments, without even basic examinations? Do you work for a...
06-01-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,828
Posted By aclinjury

Obviously, there are a few factors determining...

Obviously, there are a few factors determining how a chain interact with the cassette.

But let me as you this from an engineering perspective. Shimano spents a lot of R&D to perfect their...
06-01-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,662
Posted By aclinjury

DQS has to decide if they're a GC or classic...

DQS has to decide if they're a GC or classic team. They can't have both. If they want to build a GC team for Remco, they will need an overhaul.
BTW, I don't think Remco will be as good as Almeida....
06-01-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,939
Posted By aclinjury

let's hope you won't get hit, or know someone...

let's hope you won't get hit, or know someone from the club. I know a few guys who got hit, about half of them ended up quitting
06-01-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By aclinjury

Ultra has ceramic bearings

Ultra has ceramic bearings
06-01-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,828
Posted By aclinjury

Can you post a video showing the crank spinning...

Can you post a video showing the crank spinning backward while in big-big combo? I'll be damned if the chain won't jump off the cog.
06-01-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,828
Posted By aclinjury

it depends. With 10-speed or lower drivetrains,...

it depends. With 10-speed or lower drivetrains, the tolerance is loose so matching brand components isn't critical. Also, a frame with a longer chainline (thus a lesser chain angle) will be less...
05-31-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,413
Posted By aclinjury

I read somewhere that Bernal is a vegan. ...

I read somewhere that Bernal is a vegan.

Almeida will find a few suitors. It's good that he leaves DSQ because Remco being Belgian will always be the favorite son at DSQ.
05-29-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,141
Posted By aclinjury

It's not wrong of you to ask for a new bike. In...

It's not wrong of you to ask for a new bike. In fact, you should insist on getting a new bike.
Bring your bike back to the LBS and have them check it out, and ask them to write something along the...
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