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08-17-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,534
Posted By OBoile

I'm not defending motorists. I'm saying that...

I'm not defending motorists. I'm saying that referring to them, as a group, in derogatory terms is neither constructive nor mature. It shows an implicit bias that reduces the weight of any subsequent...
08-16-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,534
Posted By OBoile

Not sure what your point is here aside from a...

Not sure what your point is here aside from a desire to state the obvious.
08-15-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,534
Posted By OBoile

This is one of the most silly things I have ever...

This is one of the most silly things I have ever read. Yes, some drivers are bad, but most are decent. The same can be said for people on motorcycles or bikes. There's nothing helpful, or beneficial...
08-14-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,534
Posted By OBoile

Why not just be mature and call them...

Why not just be mature and call them "drivers"?
08-14-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,534
Posted By OBoile

Do you, perhaps, think that the use of terms like...

Do you, perhaps, think that the use of terms like this cause the people reading this forum to see drivers, not as people like us who we should be sharing the road with, but as something else?...
08-14-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,604
Posted By OBoile

Was this directed at me?

Was this directed at me?
08-14-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,604
Posted By OBoile

Really? Most places that I'm aware of do not...

Really? Most places that I'm aware of do not allow cycling on the sidewalks. Especially for adults. A bicycle is a vehicle. It belongs on the road.
08-14-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,534
Posted By OBoile

Yep. We definitely don't do ourselves any favours...

Yep. We definitely don't do ourselves any favours when it comes to PR.
08-14-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,534
Posted By OBoile

Do you think referring to them by the derogatory...

Do you think referring to them by the derogatory term "cagers" is helping?
08-13-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,958
Posted By OBoile

I disagree. While one obviously needs a large...

I disagree. While one obviously needs a large amount of sport specific training, this does not have to happen in the weight room. There is no need to "lift fast" if you want to be fast. The idea that...
08-09-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,091
Posted By OBoile

Pretty much.

Pretty much.
08-09-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 972
Posted By OBoile

van der Poel is already a big name, but I expect...

van der Poel is already a big name, but I expect him to be the biggest name in the semi-near future. Didn't he win something like 4 of the 6 road races he entered? And that is without a strong team...
08-09-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,958
Posted By OBoile

This may be useful information when considering...

This may be useful information when considering how close to failure you want to push....
08-07-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By OBoile

I doubt it's exactly the same, but for 1 month...

I doubt it's exactly the same, but for 1 month I'm sure it's close enough that it's fine.
08-06-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,677
Posted By OBoile

Maybe I'm just weird, but I would think having a...

Maybe I'm just weird, but I would think having a helmet on your head would be far less annoying than having one dangle on your handlebars.
08-02-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By OBoile

My completely non-expert opinion (assuming you...

My completely non-expert opinion (assuming you can't test ride them - if you can, go with the one you like best) is to go for the Propel. Aero bikes are getting so good these days that the idea of a...
07-31-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 13,900
Posted By OBoile

Yeah. I knew what you meant (and I agree). I was...

Yeah. I knew what you meant (and I agree). I was just having a bit of fun with that comment.
07-31-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 13,900
Posted By OBoile

Good god man! How big is that donut?!?

Good god man! How big is that donut?!?
07-31-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 13,900
Posted By OBoile

Yeah definitely good to be cautious about...

Yeah definitely good to be cautious about evolutionary explanations for things. But, the feeling of increased hunger compared to other people could have been countered somewhat by the fact that food...
07-31-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 13,900
Posted By OBoile

I have nothing but anecdotal stories from various...

I have nothing but anecdotal stories from various people to back this up, but I suspect there is a strong genetic/epigenetic component to hunger and satiety.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 18,134
Posted By OBoile

Throttle operated e-bikes were the first ones to...

Throttle operated e-bikes were the first ones to appear IIRC. They basically look like scooters but have pedals that can be used as a backup.
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07-30-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,095
Posted By OBoile

I think the difference isn't necessarily when...

I think the difference isn't necessarily when coasting, but when you've stopped and the activity is auto-paused. At least, that's my guess from what I've seen in my results.
07-29-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,329
Posted By OBoile

I would be shocked if Bernal isn't at least a...

I would be shocked if Bernal isn't at least a co-leader of the team. He should only get better going forward. Froome is getting old, and building back to his old form may be difficult at his age....
07-28-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,396
Posted By OBoile

Odd, it seems perfectly right to me. Ditto for...

Odd, it seems perfectly right to me. Ditto for anyone else that was caught. All their results obtained through cheating should be erased.
07-27-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,129
Posted By OBoile

No. If they could, they would be the protected...

No. If they could, they would be the protected riders for their respective teams.
07-27-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,050
Posted By OBoile

Sounds cool. I'm definitely interested in...

Sounds cool. I'm definitely interested in following your progress. Good luck!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,090
Posted By OBoile

I've got about 6,000 km on my claris equipped...

I've got about 6,000 km on my claris equipped commuter. It still works fine.
07-26-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,129
Posted By OBoile

I wish there was a bit more TT mileage in the...

I wish there was a bit more TT mileage in the tour. I'd like to see it swing back to being a bit more of an all-around competition than something focused almost entirely on climbs.

I also really...
07-26-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,969
Posted By OBoile

Not to mention this likely keeps him a bit more...

Not to mention this likely keeps him a bit more fresh for tomorrows stage. Those climbs were hurting him more than anyone else and now he has one less to do.
07-25-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 13,900
Posted By OBoile

Seriously? Ride at 200 watts for an hour and...

Seriously? Ride at 200 watts for an hour and you'll burn around 720. Try jogging and you'll burn even more.

Weight loss is mostly about diet... but the idea that you can't burn a fair amount of...
07-25-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 13,900
Posted By OBoile

And that just shows how far off the deep end...

And that just shows how far off the deep end you've gone...
07-25-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 13,900
Posted By OBoile

The prevailing belief, supported by the majority...

The prevailing belief, supported by the majority of research IMO, is that too much saturated fat is still unhealthy. Like nutritionsfacts, your sources aren't exactly unbiased either.

Having said...
07-25-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 13,900
Posted By OBoile

I must have totally missed where you mentioned...

I must have totally missed where you mentioned kidney stones in your original post:

Still not seeing it. But don't worry, this study with 10 whole participants doing a diet for 5 days shows that a...
07-24-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 13,900
Posted By OBoile

Plain wrong? Well let's see. True. ...

Plain wrong? Well let's see.


True.

Unknown as there are no studies done to this effect. Please don't pretend something is a fact when it hasn't been proven. That's dishonest.

Completely...
07-24-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 13,900
Posted By OBoile

LOL no. I wasn't exaggerating at all. You're just...

LOL no. I wasn't exaggerating at all. You're just as obsessed with your nutritional dogma as the Keto fanboys are, and you sound just as silly.
07-23-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,425
Posted By OBoile

From what I've read, the Kickr Core is generally...

From what I've read, the Kickr Core is generally considered the best value purchase currently (which led me to buying one - no regrets so far). I think Elite has just announced a new one that is...
07-23-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 13,900
Posted By OBoile

This post is every bit as bad as the "Keto is the...

This post is every bit as bad as the "Keto is the only way" posts. Your body's pH balance doesn't change. If it did, you would die very quickly.

Whether Keto "increases your risk of cardovascular...
07-20-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,396
Posted By OBoile

And, to go one step further, imagine how many of...

And, to go one step further, imagine how many of those not very wise high school aged kids (plus a lot of adults that really should know better) would behave if drugs were legalized. There would be a...
07-20-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,396
Posted By OBoile

In this case, "the line" is quite clearly defined...

In this case, "the line" is quite clearly defined by the rules of the sport he chose to participate in. He chose to cross it.
07-18-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,958
Posted By OBoile

Given what you say here, if your primary goal is...

Given what you say here, if your primary goal is to get faster, I'd do the hard leg day on Sunday after your harder ride on Saturday. If cycling is your main goal, I'd also think about keeping...
07-18-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 13,900
Posted By OBoile

He's probably upset because he doesn't like you...

He's probably upset because he doesn't like you spreading false information. The idea that the Keto diet is necessary, or even superior to other diets for losing weight, simply isn't true. It creates...
07-17-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,528
Posted By OBoile

Why do you feel so threatened by carbon bikes?

Why do you feel so threatened by carbon bikes?
07-16-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,528
Posted By OBoile

I think that's always been the case. It's just so...

I think that's always been the case. It's just so much easier today to repeatedly broadcast a message (real or fake), so manipulating people has become more commonplace.
07-16-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,528
Posted By OBoile

It's not true, so you can relax.

It's not true, so you can relax.
07-16-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 13,900
Posted By OBoile

Please stop.

Please stop.
07-16-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 13,900
Posted By OBoile

But then he has made a change to his diet.

But then he has made a change to his diet.
07-16-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 13,900
Posted By OBoile

This post is pretty much completely wrong.

This post is pretty much completely wrong.
07-16-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,528
Posted By OBoile

Uh, Mike Woods admitted he messed up and caused...

Uh, Mike Woods admitted he messed up and caused the crash.
07-16-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,260
Posted By OBoile

Yeah, supporting Ford would be a deal breaker for...

Yeah, supporting Ford would be a deal breaker for me.
07-15-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,260
Posted By OBoile

The only real deal breaker for me is fundraising....

The only real deal breaker for me is fundraising. I don't want to go around asking people for money.

Cost and distance play a role obviously as well, but I'll pay for a nice ride, or a ride close...
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