[TheThinkTank] Elevating the knowledge base, Would your programs benefit?

Caleb Evenson caevenson at gmail.com
Mon Feb 4 23:09:26 PST 2019


That's quite a narrow view on anxiety, Christopher. Seems you have your own
faith.

On Tue, Feb 5, 2019 at 1:04 AM <christopher at holisticcycles.com> wrote:

>
> If you have an immense test anxiety, then you should become a religious
> leader. Your beliefs will far outweigh anything that's provable or
> measurable
>
> --------- Original Message ---------
> Subject: Re: [TheThinkTank] Elevating the knowledge base, Would your
> programs benefit?
> From: "Judith Feist" <judith at backalleybikes.org>
> Date: 2/3/19 5:41 pm
> To: "The Think Tank" <thethinktank at lists.bikecollectives.org>
>
> What happens if you get immense test anxiety?
>
> On Sunday, February 3, 2019, Ulick O'Beirne <ulickobeirne at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hey Christopher
>>
>> Great questions and from a training point of view they could be amazing
>> tests to have to hand.
>>
>> Have you compiled these ideas into a resource- manual/ course/ etc?
>>
>> I'm based in Ireland. I teach cycling in schools and to community groups.
>> I teach bike mechanics and repair mainly to adults. With friends we hope to
>> open a community bike shop in Clonakilty.
>>
>> Can you give more info on what you're thinking? Format etc?
>>
>> Cheers. Take care,
>>
>> Ulick
>>
>> On Sun 3 Feb 2019 at 05:57, <christopher at holisticcycles.com> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> I will ask a few questions and I am seeking if you have tests to prove
>>> your answers.
>>>
>>> Does a quick release lever change the adjustment of a hub? Yes or No is
>>> not important, how do you test to verify your answer is important.
>>> How can this test be used to reduce service time to 1/20 the time?
>>>
>>> What does facing do for the customers ride experience?  Nothing/
>>> Something? The following answers are guesses, beliefs, not science or
>>> engineering based: it should be done, it is done at the factory, it does
>>> not need to be done, eliminates pedal click, professional cyclist have it
>>> done. So what does it do? how does it improve a cyclist ride experience?
>>> How do you verify your answer?
>>>
>>> How do stainless steel spokes and cables stretch once and then magically
>>> become harder and never stretch again? If they do not stretch once, then
>>> how do they get longer once? How do you verify your answer?
>>>
>>> Do Bolts stretch? Yes or No, how do you verify your answer?
>>>
>>> How does a chain that can stretch at 900 Kg or 2000 pounds of force get
>>> stretched on a bike frame that can only support a 160 Kg or 350 lbs
>>> cyclist. How can a  45 Kg or 100 pound cyclist  put  900 Kg or 2000 Lbs of
>>> force into a chain to stretch it? Without destroying their knees? How do
>>> you verify your answer?
>>> Which leads to the question, How does one type of shift lever make a
>>> chain function twice as long as another type. How do you verify your answer?
>>>
>>> Why do mechanics tighten and loosen spokes? When a cyclist uses a wheel
>>> spokes get looser. Spokes only need to be tightened to round, dish,
>>> tension, and true a wheel. How can finite element analysis and
>>> computational fluid dynamics help a mechanic work 36 times more efficiently?
>>>
>>> How can understanding the Sphere Stacking Equation improve the hydraulic
>>> systems on a bicycle? (Both hydraulic braking and suspension systems) and
>>> make cycling safer.
>>>
>>> How can a mechanic use a bench as a tool to reduce service time 25%
>>>
>>> Would it help your school, your students, bicycle businesses and
>>> cyclist; if your curriculum included verifiable testing processes,
>>> efficient practices to reduce procedure time 25% to 50%, service sale
>>> language to help cyclist understand what a procedure does to improve their
>>> cycling experience to improve sales?
>>>
>>>
>>> If any of this or all of this is new to you and you would like to
>>> improve your training, feel free to reach out and start a conversation
>>> telephone only. 773 -490 -0683 Christopher O. Wallace . I am located in
>>> Chicago Illinois.
>>>
>>> PS
>>> Yes I have re-invented the wheel three different ways, I am looking to
>>> improve the cycling industry and I feel schools are the best way to do
>>> that! I look forward to hearing from you.
>>>
>>> Sincerely
>>> Christopher O, Wallace
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>
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> Judith C Feist
> Co Director, the Hub at Back Alley
>
>
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>
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>
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