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Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 11,957
Posted By Bah Humbug

Itís funnier than you realize, but not for the...

Itís funnier than you realize, but not for the reasons you think.
09-16-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,676
Posted By Hermes

Seiler is an academic / university professor that...

Seiler is an academic / university professor that developed a training construct. He is not a coach or successful athlete i.e. Olympic, national and etc. He relies on real coaches applying his...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,540
Posted By caloso

Only if you had a chart with every other rider's...

Only if you had a chart with every other rider's resting, LTHR, and HRmax. Seriously, you're better off watching their shoulders and hips.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,467
Posted By swifty

They are. It's quite obvious if you care to look...

They are. It's quite obvious if you care to look them up. This here is the WCB-R-268 from Workswell. It clearly is an original design, granted, very similar to the current crop of frames I mentioned...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,712
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Fix the rider and forget about better parts...

Fix the rider and forget about better parts except for good tires, an aero jersey, latex tubes, and a razor to shave your legs.

Splurge for a road aero helmet if you're feeling rich - it's a bad...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-20, 11:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,712
Posted By DrIsotope

If you're that strong, the bike weight shouldn't...

If you're that strong, the bike weight shouldn't matter. If you think 3lbs of bike weight is why other riders are ahead of you, then the upcoming reality check is going to be a harsh one... and...
09-12-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,676
Posted By hubcyclist

do not trust taren. Go visit the popular...

do not trust taren. Go visit the popular triathlon forum and see how he gets picked apart by those who know better. This fellow follows gimmicky stuff and has apparently done quite the number on...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,712
Posted By noodle soup

The truth hurts, but lies are worse.:innocent:

The truth hurts, but lies are worse.:innocent:
09-11-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 877,304
Posted By caloso

I don't know how people spend hours and hours on...

I don't know how people spend hours and hours on the trainer. Zwift has made things bearable, but an hour is about my limit.
09-09-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,837
Posted By Trakhak

Someone owes TMonk $10.

Someone owes TMonk $10.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 11:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,126
Posted By mikecart1

Ok hold up! I just watched a YouTube video of how...

Ok hold up! I just watched a YouTube video of how to pump up bike tires with a presto valve. So you have to take off the cap AND unscrew something on the presto valve for it to pump? I'm either the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,513
Posted By caloso

Well, now at least I have a new excuse for when I...

Well, now at least I have a new excuse for when I get pipped at the line: my power meter was reading 5% off and I wasn't able to optimize my training!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,513
Posted By guadzilla

There you go - that's your problem. You...

There you go - that's your problem. You shouldnt be engaging with triathletes at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,006
Posted By Iride01

Pun? Double entendre? Or unrealized genius of...

Pun? Double entendre? Or unrealized genius of phrasing?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 11,957
Posted By WhyFi

This is boring. I'd appreciate if you were to...

This is boring. I'd appreciate if you were to make your trolling a little less obvious so that we can milk some more entertainment out of this. kthnks.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 11,957
Posted By MinnMan

Personal opinion: BoraxKid is a troll and is best...

Personal opinion: BoraxKid is a troll and is best ignored from this point forward.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 11,957
Posted By shelbyfv

This wins BF Post of the Week!:roflmao:

This wins BF Post of the Week!:roflmao:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 11,957
Posted By burnthesheep

Politely, stop talking about things you donít...

Politely, stop talking about things you donít have a clue about.

Gators versus Vittoria Corsa TL is easily over 20w a pair. Maybe closer to 30w. 30w is 10% of a strong rec riderís hour power. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 11,957
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, a 1 mph difference matters less and less...

Yeah, a 1 mph difference matters less and less the faster you go - ha! The jokes - they just keep coming!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 11,957
Posted By WhyFi

Ha ha - good one. I thought that you were being...

Ha ha - good one. I thought that you were being serious there for a second, until you wrote this and made it obvious that you were joking. Kudos.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 11,957
Posted By tomato coupe

A lot of cyclists would pay lots of money for...

A lot of cyclists would pay lots of money for tires that gave them an extra 1 mph.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,414
Posted By woodcraft

Or the question could be stated: is it...

Or the question could be stated:

is it normal for amateurs have their saddles too high?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 940
Posted By bbbean

You sure do know a lot about what "most" people...

You sure do know a lot about what "most" people are interested in or can afford.

And again, the point of knowing that Alaphillippe and Martin chose to use a specific tire for a specific stage...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 693
Posted By PoorInRichfield

It's my opinion that the "best deal in town"...

It's my opinion that the "best deal in town" comes from Light Bicycle (https://www.lightbicycle.com/) wheels. They're a direct-to-consumer Chinese brand which means a much lower cost to you for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,564
Posted By guadzilla

The only legitimate problems he points out are...

The only legitimate problems he points out are specific, extreme cases of BB being out of tolerance - from which he extrapolates into the QC of an entire company.

Then he makes up stories about...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,564
Posted By noodle soup

After seeing how he has the bars/shifters set up,...

After seeing how he has the bars/shifters set up, I’m absolutely convinced that he knows nothing about cycling.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By Paopawdecarabao

After 8 Months of Bike Commuting. Time to get serious.

After 8 months of bike commuting to work using my 2017 Specialized Sirrus Sport. I've decided to get more serious into cycling as a hobby and bought a Colnago CLX Disc 2020 105 Group Set and a Prime...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,231
Posted By WhyFi

No spacers on a bike on the sales floor? I find...

No spacers on a bike on the sales floor? I find that hard to believe. Was the steerer trimmed, too? If you didn't know that bikes came with spacers, I'm thinking that you might be an unreliable...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By Sy Reene

Delivered and installed. Seem perfectly true and...

Delivered and installed. Seem perfectly true and round. Angry Bees type of rear hub; will take some getting used to:

Hunt Sprint Aero Wide...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,794
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, but are you elite?

Yeah, but are you elite?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,405
Posted By BHG6

"Your appearance now is what we call residual...

"Your appearance now is what we call residual self image. It is the mental projection of your digital self."
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,405
Posted By noodle soup

Maybe he has higher standards than you.:innocent:

Maybe he has higher standards than you.:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,405
Posted By Noctilux.95

Why are you under the impression people dislike...

Why are you under the impression people dislike SRAM due to aesthetics? SRAM's aesthetics are the least of my issue with their drivetrain. Reliability, crappy shifting, and world class garbage...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,405
Posted By noodle soup

I usually build my bikes from a frameset, so I...

I usually build my bikes from a frameset, so I get exactly the build I want.
08-17-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5,155
Views: 298,251
Posted By kensuf

I think it's safe to say that this 2020 is likely...

I think it's safe to say that this 2020 is likely the craziest year most of us have gone through. The majority of people I know are suffering emotional trauma on one level or another. Explain to your...
08-11-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 839
Posted By wolfchild

For 290 miles I would be stopping along the way...

For 290 miles I would be stopping along the way to eat real food or I would carry real food with me...Consuming only energy bars and sports drinks and nothing else is not my thing.
08-08-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15,338
Views: 877,304
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Managed 24.4 for 2hrs doing a very, very flat...

Managed 24.4 for 2hrs doing a very, very flat tempo ride going back and forth on a 6.5mi stretch of road. The route was basically for the novelty, I don't think I've even broken 24 for a solo hour...
08-07-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 26,660
Posted By gsteinb

You provided an example of a HS miler being...

You provided an example of a HS miler being faster than an elite marathoner at a mile. It just simply isn't true. Likewise with WT riders racing and winning track races. WT races are slower for...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 584
Posted By Bah Humbug

Well or maybe more than half, or less. That...

Well or maybe more than half, or less. That being the problem.
07-29-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,036
Posted By caloso

My guess is that Cat 5 races are going to be even...

My guess is that Cat 5 races are going to be even worse this way than before, since a bunch of them have been doing Zwift races, which do this excessively. They're all going to think that's how...
07-24-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 26,660
Posted By gsteinb

Jesus. Have you actually ever done a road race or...

Jesus. Have you actually ever done a road race or a big group ride? You really have a weak troll. Go improve your game in another sub forum and come back and try again.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 11,165
Posted By himespau

Rolling up behind some rando on the MUP is...

Rolling up behind some rando on the MUP is different than racing. If you're a Cat6 MUP racer, you have your own set of problems to deal with.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 11,165
Posted By genejockey

Racial slurs are generally used by people in...

Racial slurs are generally used by people in positions of greater power and privilege to put people of lesser privilege 'in their place'. It's the same privileged thinking when someone assumes that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,277
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I could really go for a Starbucks right now... ...

I could really go for a Starbucks right now... :love::innocent:
07-22-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 26,660
Posted By gsteinb

I think I won, no?

I think I won, no?
07-22-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 26,660
Posted By himespau

Ooh, we should hook this dude up with radishlegs....

Ooh, we should hook this dude up with radishlegs. He was in Houston, right?
07-22-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 26,660
Posted By gsteinb

Can you go troll somewhere else? No one said they...

Can you go troll somewhere else? No one said they made money racing, but merely that you didn't and therefore weren't a professional.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 04:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,277
Posted By Bah Humbug

That was my point, amid the surge in threads...

That was my point, amid the surge in threads asking directly and indirectly what everyone thinks of hopping on strangers' wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 10:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,344
Posted By mstateglfr

You posted everything but what the wheelset brand...

You posted everything but what the wheelset brand and model is.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,277
Posted By Bah Humbug

Just drink the sweat and snot coming off the...

Just drink the sweat and snot coming off the rider in front of you.
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