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08-13-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 515
Posted By Tony P.

I'm very concerned about the plethora of studies...

I'm very concerned about the plethora of studies because they tend to add to confusion on masks. While the information is probably spot on, we're becoming inundated with studies that tweak the...
07-31-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,760
Posted By Tony P.

Donald J. Trump is the dully (correct spelling)...

Donald J. Trump is the dully (correct spelling) elected President of the United States. He was elected, in part, because many of those who complain now had better things to do on November 8, 2016...
07-06-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 721
Posted By Tony P.

Countries that are doing well should be proud of...

Countries that are doing well should be proud of their effort. Conversely, countries where its citizens act like spoiled brats who don't care about anyone but themselves and listen to an idiot...
07-05-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,060
Posted By Tony P.

Overall, it's likely CR's death rate is...

Overall, it's likely CR's death rate is understated. Note that CR averages approx. 200 flu deaths a year so only 18 COVID-19 deaths seems unlikely. I can understand why CR's cases could be low but...
06-17-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 734
Posted By Tony P.

Pianoboy57, you don't mention why you've stopped...

Pianoboy57, you don't mention why you've stopped biking and I don't want to pry. If the issue is health / stamina related, you should consider an e-bike. They are quite popular and not expensive. ...
Forum: Foo
06-07-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,324
Posted By Tony P.

Are we be living in a rational society if black...

Are we be living in a rational society if black lives don't matter? You may believe the Emancipation Proclamation ended the issue in 1863 but it didn't. America still needed the Civil Rights Act...
06-03-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By Tony P.

Plating is probably nickel for corrosion...

Plating is probably nickel for corrosion resistance but underlying material is often steel or aluminum.
06-03-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,462
Posted By Tony P.

In essence, my earlier point is that bringing...

In essence, my earlier point is that bringing legal requirements into a discussion of bike etiquette muddies the waters. It's like debating whether to use a directional signal where no turn is...
06-03-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,462
Posted By Tony P.

I don't see the law and "etiquette" as always...

I don't see the law and "etiquette" as always mutually exclusive. Legal requirements represent the minimum a rider should do to treat others safely. What's being called etiquette is how to ride to...
06-03-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,462
Posted By Tony P.

The sidewalk is for pedestrians. Bikers have the...

The sidewalk is for pedestrians. Bikers have the same obligation to walkers that cars have on roads to bikers.
06-02-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,415
Posted By Tony P.

Congratulations, you wore me out. I'm no longer...

Congratulations, you wore me out. I'm no longer interested in it either it, either.
06-02-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,415
Posted By Tony P.

Your post shows me there's a disconnect. Skill...

Your post shows me there's a disconnect. Skill level at the start has everything to do with how long it will take to reach full aerobic potential. How can it be that someone who has been training...
06-02-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,415
Posted By Tony P.

FYI, at least one person is interested, me. If...

FYI, at least one person is interested, me. If you don't appreciate my posts, you're free to disregard them as I have yours.
06-01-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,415
Posted By Tony P.

Seattle, I had a lot I considered saying here but...

Seattle, I had a lot I considered saying here but decided not to. Can we call a truce here? My only comment related to you was:



I'm sorry if you consider that lashing out at you. I didn't...
05-29-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,415
Posted By Tony P.

I'm not an expert on training and wouldn't know...

I'm not an expert on training and wouldn't know how to be but I do know analytics. In order to estimate an outcome, parameters are needed. Without parameters it is not possible to predict an result....
05-29-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,415
Posted By Tony P.

I make mistakes all the time and it's pointed out...

I make mistakes all the time and it's pointed out to me often which is okay. In this case, though, it's unwarranted. You chose to take two separate posts and combine portions of them to make it...
05-28-20, 04:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,415
Posted By Tony P.

I agree with what you're saying and most of...

I agree with what you're saying and most of everyone else, as well. But there is so much variability I don't believe it's analytically correct to predict. Sorry, but I don't believe you can say you...
05-27-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,415
Posted By Tony P.

I agree with what you're saying here. But it's...

I agree with what you're saying here. But it's different from your earlier statement. Training, as you say, is "very individual". As such it's not possible to predict physical improvement in 6-8...
05-27-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,415
Posted By Tony P.

Sorry, but I don't see it. As I said in my...

Sorry, but I don't see it. As I said in my earlier post, the amount of time to reach a level depends on where you start. Two individuals may be able to someday run a mile in 4 minutes. However,...
05-27-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,415
Posted By Tony P.

I don't believe there is any way to determine a...

I don't believe there is any way to determine a quantifiable amount of improvement in advance. Improvement has two parameters: the starting point and the ending point. Everyone is different as to...
05-25-20, 05:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,922
Posted By Tony P.

It's probably a very easy fix but I'd bring it...

It's probably a very easy fix but I'd bring it back. The bike's not the problem.
05-24-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,940
Posted By Tony P.

Glad to do it. There's a lot of unsupported...

Glad to do it. There's a lot of unsupported information out there.

I looked over my post and realized I should have provided some background. The article I provided from the Journal of...
05-24-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,251
Posted By Tony P.

I agree with the previous comments. Perhaps you...

I agree with the previous comments. Perhaps you could explain why front suspension is undesirable. For what you're planning to do it certainly isn't necessary but it is a good comfort feature.
05-22-20, 03:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By Tony P.

Unisex means it can be used by anyone. It is...

Unisex means it can be used by anyone. It is discriminatory in some countries for a chain to prohibit its use on the basis of sex. Thus, it can also be used on unisex bikes.
Forum: Northeast
05-20-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By Tony P.

Airline Trail construction East Hampton

The Airline Trail is closed in East Hampton (Ct) between Smith Street and Bull Hill Rd. Does anyone know when they plan to finish?
05-19-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By Tony P.

You had several good choices. If available, I...

You had several good choices. If available, I think you'll end up with a very good bike at a good price.
05-18-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,224
Posted By Tony P.

Interesting perspective. But I believe most...

Interesting perspective. But I believe most people involved in an altercation between a car and a bike would prefer to be in the car. To each his own.
05-18-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,224
Posted By Tony P.

I don't know why anyone wouldn't recognize riding...

I don't know why anyone wouldn't recognize riding a bike on roads is multiple times more dangerous than riding in a car. There are 6 million auto accidents annually. A car weighs 100 times a bike,...
05-18-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,940
Posted By Tony P.

Here's some information published in the Journal...

Here's some information published in the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. Basically, it shows that old helmets (up to 26 years old) without damage provided protection.Helmet Impact Performance...
05-13-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,017
Posted By Tony P.

I stay clear of those who choose not to wear a...

I stay clear of those who choose not to wear a mask because they are most likely to have coronavirus. The thinking is simple. Those who don't wear a mask don't follow the rules and those who don't...
05-12-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 7,504
Posted By Tony P.

The only reason HCL is being discussed is because...

The only reason HCL is being discussed is because one person touted it. He's moved on and eventually everyone else will, too. Real treatments are emerging, thank goodness.
05-10-20, 03:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By Tony P.

For most people COVID-19 is a rough illness but...

For most people COVID-19 is a rough illness but not deadly. The are groups for which that's not the case: elderly, those with certain underlying conditions, and probably very young. I believe we've...
05-08-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,594
Posted By Tony P.

I average 13.5 - 14 mph over 30 to 35 miles and...

I average 13.5 - 14 mph over 30 to 35 miles and have done the same since I got a hybrid 10 years ago. I use Gatorskins on that bike which slows me down a little. On a road bike I do close to 20 mph....
05-07-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,275
Posted By Tony P.

The bike's weight limit is probably due to the...

The bike's weight limit is probably due to the suspension. In all likelihood the suspension won't perform ideally due to your weight but it sounds like that's not a major issue at this time. You...
05-07-20, 04:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,021
Posted By Tony P.

I agree weight limits are often understated but...

I agree weight limits are often understated but probably not by over 150 lbs (bike plus rider). Sometimes the minimums are caused by lightweight rims, particularly those with under 40 spokes. One...
05-06-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 748
Posted By Tony P.

Look at the Cateye Velo; there are several models...

Look at the Cateye Velo; there are several models with slightly different features. Some are wireless, which may be important. If you can't see the screen on these consider glasses.
05-06-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,589
Posted By Tony P.

I know it's basic to say but the secret to...

I know it's basic to say but the secret to cleaning a chain is to start with a chain that's not dirty. If the chain is cleaned frequently with degreaser, doing much more isn't necessary. In my case,...
Forum: Foo
05-05-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 652
Posted By Tony P.

I just tried your idea but it didn't work. It...

I just tried your idea but it didn't work. It may have been because I'm 5'8".
Forum: Foo
05-05-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 652
Posted By Tony P.

The sign is for anyone who hasn't heard of...

The sign is for anyone who hasn't heard of coronavirus. From my visits to stores there are, unfortunately, plenty.
05-01-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,059
Posted By Tony P.

I don't think it's appropriate to disagree with...

I don't think it's appropriate to disagree with doctors who have more information and knowledge than me but I"m doing so here. To my way of thinking there is ZERO downside to cutting 25-50 miles a...
05-01-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By Tony P.

I can't see the photos. Jerseys are designed to...

I can't see the photos. Jerseys are designed to be longer in the back to allow for riding positions.
05-01-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,508
Posted By Tony P.

Please stay and let us know how you're doing from...

Please stay and let us know how you're doing from time to time. You could consider speaking to someone about the weight drop.
05-01-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By Tony P.

Before changing tires, I suggest playing with...

Before changing tires, I suggest playing with tire pressure. Reducing pressure a bit should improve grip and cornering in wet conditions.
Forum: Commuting
05-01-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,955
Posted By Tony P.

For what you want to do, either bike will suit...

For what you want to do, either bike will suit your needs. Rollerbrakes are generally heavier than other bike brakes. This is one reason they are less common on many bikes, where weight can reduce...
04-30-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By Tony P.

I'm amazed at Wilfred's post. You should be...

I'm amazed at Wilfred's post. You should be ashamed. You quote me but intentionally cut from my quote these words:

in order to misrepresent what I said then proceed to criticize me as if I was...
04-30-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,778
Posted By Tony P.

Varying your training is a must but do it in a...

Varying your training is a must but do it in a planned manner to allow your body to build on each segment. Given the 45-60 minute time restriction, I suggest you look at cadence rather than just...
04-30-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,670
Posted By Tony P.

Like you (I think), I'd rather stop wearing lycra...

Like you (I think), I'd rather stop wearing lycra too early than too late. I've opted for MTB pants which are very comfortable. At times I wear lycra shorts with tennis or similar shorts over them so...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By Tony P.

In terms of weight, the lowest you'll likely find...

In terms of weight, the lowest you'll likely find for a MIPS helmet is 200 grams. So you can cut your weight by no more than 80 grams, about the weight of 2 1/2 ounces of water. Keep in mind,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By Tony P.

Welcome to the forum. It sounds like you've done...

Welcome to the forum. It sounds like you've done some homework but from what you've said, an endurance bike may be more for you. You correctly describe an aero bike as a race bike but don't mention...
04-29-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By Tony P.

Dicks Sporting Goods is open in some areas with...

Dicks Sporting Goods is open in some areas with curbside pick-up and offers bikes in your price range. I'm not a big fan of Walmart bikes but under the circumstances it may be a good fit for you...
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