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09-26-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,588
Posted By genejockey

The question I always have when they do these...

The question I always have when they do these cadence studies is how used to riding at high cadences were the subjects? I mean, when I first started trying to spin >90, I found it really difficult. ...
09-09-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 618
Posted By pdlamb

I'd suggest you don't jump into training just...

I'd suggest you don't jump into training just yet. Go ride your bike, four or five times a week, for the first month. Have fun. Then you can assess where you are and start formal training October...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 12:33 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,864
Posted By banerjek

No, but your body position does whether you're ...

No, but your body position does whether you're standing or sitting
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,335
Posted By Bah Humbug

I'd much rather continue to use Garmins than have...

I'd much rather continue to use Garmins than have another ******g subscription in my life.
07-31-20, 05:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,405
Posted By jpescatore

I was a "routine dehydrator" for many years, both...

I was a "routine dehydrator" for many years, both biking and kayaking (where you need your hands all the time, even harder to drink while moving), and hiking for that matter. Bonked once or twice...
07-30-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,405
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

This study...

This study https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23121348/
relates what is now well-accepted gospel - some dehydration is beneficial to performance, but that limit is somewhere around 3%. IMO the OP...
07-19-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 543
Posted By Trakhak

As any coach would tell you: 1-second...

As any coach would tell you:

1-second warm-up - 1-second interval - 1-second rest period - 1-second interval - 1-second cool down.
07-19-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By unterhausen

I fixed the misspelling. You can report your...

I fixed the misspelling. You can report your post and a mod will fix, it's best to say what you want the subject to say.

I had my 800 goof up on a rough rail tail (horses, dangit) but the main...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,317
Posted By spelger

i don't like these segments that go through stop...

i don't like these segments that go through stop signs. they make absolutely no sense. not sure if it is possible but strava should kill them as they are created. not sure if stop signs are on some...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,659
Posted By RChung

You can do both, you know. That's allowed.

You can do both, you know. That's allowed.
07-08-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,768
Posted By Steve B.

It's all about fitness and three months is not...

It's all about fitness and three months is not enough time to get the fitness you desire to hang with the group. I'd recommend continue hanging in tough, as group riding is a quick way to get speed....
06-17-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 28,207
Posted By livedarklions

You did not just "make an observation", you...

You did not just "make an observation", you started by saying you disagreed with us about or own fitness program, you called what we were doing "ludicrous", patronized the hell out of us ("I don't...
06-16-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,592
Posted By Seattle Forrest

If nobody made new threads, this place would be...

If nobody made new threads, this place would be pretty boring. ;)
06-16-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 28,207
Posted By livedarklions

All due respect, but I lost 100 pounds from...

All due respect, but I lost 100 pounds from dieting alone, and an additional 40 pounds by working out with hours like outlined by DaveLeeNC above. I've kept that weight off for 4 years and counting....
06-16-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 28,207
Posted By livedarklions

All due respect to your mother, but I found that...

All due respect to your mother, but I found that if I maintained a higher level of activity, I actually lost about 40 pounds while eating a bit more. Everyone is different in this regard.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,949
Posted By rseeker

Same here, some from above, but mostly popping...

Same here, some from above, but mostly popping straight out from under my eyebrows and around the socket. It's very annoying, especially since I wear glasses, meaning I can't just do an easy wipe. ...
06-01-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3,238
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 460,601
Posted By jppe

Excellent!! Do you have the ability to see your...

Excellent!! Do you have the ability to see your metrics.....speed, cadence, heart rate and distance for example?

Also what is the typical terrain and environment that you ride in. Hills, wind...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,905
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Carried the bike out, realized the Varia battery...

Carried the bike out, realized the Varia battery was dead while I was calibrating my power meter. I said to hell with it and rode anyway. Spent two hours feeling a little apprehensive, and looking...
04-09-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,077
Posted By krecik

At fist I thought you wanted a mudguard attached...

At fist I thought you wanted a mudguard attached to your ass and then I realised it was a mailbox... :o
03-10-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,019
Posted By OldsCOOL

I ride alone. Yeaaaaaaah all by myself. You know...

I ride alone. Yeaaaaaaah all by myself. You know when I ride alone, I prefer to be by myself.
03-04-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 824
Posted By Machka

Indoor Cycling Subforum!!

Check it out! New subforum for indoor cycling!

https://www.bikeforums.net/indoor-stationary-cycling-forum/
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 850
Posted By redlude97

you should do it as many times a week as you can...

you should do it as many times a week as you can recover from, then work on extending and connecting sweetspot intervals to increase time in zone
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,876
Posted By datlas

BTW pet peeve, but "dish" in wheel-speak means...

BTW pet peeve, but "dish" in wheel-speak means offset of rear hub for gears/cassette..

It does NOT mean deep-section rims.
12-19-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By IBJoel

I see now. You're on the wrong skin. If you...

I see now. You're on the wrong skin. If you scroll to the very bottom of your profile page, you should see "Default Style" in the bottom left corner. Click that menu and select "BikeForums NG"
12-17-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,367
Posted By jppe

Birthday Ride With Local Legend!!

I had the pleasure of riding with a local legend and a few others from the High Point, NC area this weekend. He turned 82 years old last week and we rode 82 miles in honor of his birthday. He has...
11-18-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 19,544
Posted By Oakman

I thought my cycling days were over when...

I thought my cycling days were over when Parkinson's struck and caused me to use a cane or walker to get around. It was very sad day in 2013 when I sold my beloved PX10 that I had for more than 40...
11-06-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,964
Posted By Hermes

Welcome to Bike Forums. There is a form of...

Welcome to Bike Forums.

There is a form of training, sometimes called bonk training, that may be part of a periodized training program. The goal of bonk training is to develop the ability to burn...
11-02-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,585
Posted By AndreyT

Next step - Möbius tire: installing a tire so...

Next step - Möbius tire: installing a tire so that both inside and outside are actually the same side.
11-01-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,433
Posted By Milton Keynes

Reminds me of the joke: I rode my bike to...

Reminds me of the joke:

I rode my bike to the liquor store to buy a bottle of whiskey. Now, looking at the glass bottle, I figured it could be dangerous if I wrecked the bike and the bottle...
10-23-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By alcjphil

Leaves on the road, especially wet leaves are...

Leaves on the road, especially wet leaves are going to be slippery no matter what tire you have. Bare wet pavement is another matter. most tire manufacturers make tires that are designed for riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 10:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,887
Posted By softreset

I picked up a random stranger who got dropped

This evening while driving home from work on my usual route, I had the Sacramento area river ride zip past me. Or at least I think that's what it was, they were coming down W Elverta Road (just NW of...
09-07-19, 04:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,822
Posted By livedarklions

We actually don't have to engage in too much...

We actually don't have to engage in too much supposition because OP clearly identified what he's doing this for. This is basically a high school level project that British schools use to certify...
09-06-19, 09:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,822
Posted By MAK

Some of these answers are ridiculous. We don't...

Some of these answers are ridiculous. We don't know what level of experience the OP has with bikes. The OP is simply doing research and asking experts for their opinions based on experience which is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,900
Posted By gfk_velo

I have to declare an interest here - I am...

I have to declare an interest here - I am Campag's head tech in the UK ... I'm also a custom wheelbuilder with something like 2800 pairs and 900 individual wheels in my "wheel book" - now more ofa...
08-21-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3,238
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 460,601
Posted By Lightning Pilot

Thank you! The recovery was due to luck, three...

Thank you! The recovery was due to luck, three very good orthopedic surgeons, and stubbornness. In the case of a massive spinal injury, pressure on the nerve has to be relieved within a short time,...
08-20-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,605
Posted By rubynewbie

That is GREAT, I bet you feel fantastic! I am a...

That is GREAT, I bet you feel fantastic! I am a 53 year old woman also on a weight loss journey. I’m down 65#’s in the last 8 months and have been averaging 2#’s a week. I’m guessing I have maybe...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,798
Posted By Abe_Froman

I don't think that is exactly correct. My...

I don't think that is exactly correct. My understanding is nobody quite knows exactly what causes cramps. Heat, hydration, and electrolytes are about as possible an explanation as a million other...
08-08-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,735
Posted By tyrion

You might try turning off javascript. ...

You might try turning off javascript.

bikeforums.net works fine for me without javascript.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 11:45 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,647
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You have to be a professional racer to justify...

You have to be a professional racer to justify owning a 90s aluminum bike.
08-05-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,890
Posted By Mad Honk

Dave. I guess it is because they are not...

Dave.
I guess it is because they are not using "Real Men" tools. If you get a hack saw blade and put in one of those little holders you will wear out a shoulder trying to cut into a seat post. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,794
Posted By Abe_Froman

I think the big complaint with systems like that...

I think the big complaint with systems like that is that adding/removing spacers requires removing all the cabling from the area as well, and then reinstalling.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,379
Posted By asgelle

Thanks for telling me what I should or shouldn't...

Thanks for telling me what I should or shouldn't be worried about. Now, what should I have for dinner?
06-27-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,053
Posted By Flatballer

A few things first: It's not about the bike....

A few things first:

It's not about the bike.
Especially not in collegiate D.
You're probably not being held back by your current bike, despite not being the lightest bike in the pack.

That...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,797
Posted By zjrog

I'm not fast. I'm not riding for max distance....

I'm not fast. I'm not riding for max distance. Call me a weekend rider if you must. 25 years ago, my Cateye was there for speed and distance. I thought the distance was the improtant measure, yeah,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,534
Posted By WhyFi

You should totally talk to them - if there's one...

You should totally talk to them - if there's one thing I've learned, it's that people *love* unsolicited advice.
06-13-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By dsbrantjr

It is SUPPOSED to be 25mm when mounted on a...

It is SUPPOSED to be 25mm when mounted on a specified width rim, per ERTRO specs. However, in practice they are all over the map both bigger and smaller. Of course they will measure differently...
06-13-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,902
Posted By OBoile

Armstrong was also a giant dick who ruined...

Armstrong was also a giant dick who ruined peoples lives for simply telling the truth about him. Cheating was one of the least bad things Armstrong did in his career.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,268
Posted By datlas

Ziploc bag in middle jersey pocket.

Ziploc bag in middle jersey pocket.
06-04-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,274
Posted By Chris L

I love threads like this. They are yet another...

I love threads like this. They are yet another reminder of why I'm so grateful to live alone. I just came back from a beautiful early morning ride with nobody to question me about it. I might go...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-19, 05:08 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 31,843
Posted By Lemond1985

"You may find yourself aboard a 12 speed carbon...

"You may find yourself aboard a 12 speed carbon fiber bike with electronic shifting and disc brakes
You may find yourself in a beautiful house with a beautiful wife
You may ask yourself, well, how...
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