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03-02-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,788
Posted By chaadster

Not at all. Each country had a unique...

Not at all. Each country had a unique experience; Germany saw the dismantling of industries, removal of raw materials, forced labor, and reparations payments in a way that, say, Great Britain did...
03-01-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,788
Posted By veganbikes

My newest bike which I ordered is mega German...

My newest bike which I ordered is mega German like super German. Riese and MŁller with a Bosch motor(batteries and display...), Rohloff hub, Abus Locks, Supernova Lights, Ergon Grips, SKS fenders,...
02-28-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 6,909
Posted By GlennR

Can't find your way home? (j/k) Yes, if you...

Can't find your way home? (j/k)

Yes, if you never ride with people stronger than you.. you never get stronger.

I sometimes ride with my 30 year old son.... the triathlete. Talk about pushing...
02-28-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 6,909
Posted By Chuck M

I've never done a group ride in my life. And I'm...

I've never done a group ride in my life. And I'm old so I've had plenty of opportunity. But I don't know that I would enjoy it. I've had profound hearing loss for over 40 years. That combined...
02-28-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 6,909
Posted By Gresp15C

I wouldn't say that I avoid group rides, but...

I wouldn't say that I avoid group rides, but almost all of my riding is solo, for many reasons. I can ride on my own terms, at my own pace (slow), choose my route, and largely avoid disrupting...
02-14-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,771
Posted By OBoile

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYvfkBRZllk ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYvfkBRZllk

Just released today. Apparently Alex Dowsett thinks there's value to strength training too (but he did stop during training camp).
02-10-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,771
Posted By gregf83

Thatís the heart of the question for which there...

Thatís the heart of the question for which there isnít a clear answer. If that hour in the gym is for core work to prevent or eliminate back or neck issues then itís probably a good idea. If the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-21, 04:15 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 9,993
Posted By canklecat

Ever listen to Froome, in full context, in most...

Ever listen to Froome, in full context, in most video and audio interviews? The guy has a career as a diplomat ahead of him. He's typically very measured, rarely misspeaks himself or says anything...
02-06-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,920
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

I have a personal interest in all things cycling,...

I have a personal interest in all things cycling, so not at all for nothing. I learned a little more. I'm a sucker for a little research project. More knowledge is better than less even if no one...
02-03-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,920
Posted By Hermes

Here is an article from our own BF Track Racing...

Here is an article from our own BF Track Racing forum by the Australian National Team strength coach. It is about track sprinting and strength training....
01-30-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,920
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Well, there are studies and studies about this...

Well, there are studies and studies about this topic. I've been a collector of same for some time. One has to keep an eye out for researcher bias, for instance adding strength training to one group...
01-29-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 12,828
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Some have it harder than others. One of my...

Some have it harder than others. One of my favorite stories: My wife and I were about a 1/2 mile from the trailhead, returning from a 5-hour hike up a local mountain. We met a family: man, woman, 2...
01-27-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,771
Posted By Branko D

The intended way to interpret 80/20 split is...

The intended way to interpret 80/20 split is split of sessions, but it does bear in mind that the studied athletes were elite ones who often did two in a day. So, if you're doing 10-15 training...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,506
Posted By Psimet2001

I'm torn. I live in the suburbs of SRAM-cago. I...

I'm torn. I live in the suburbs of SRAM-cago. I know a lot of the fine men and women who work for the company and have busted their butts to bring to market what they have.

I was a Shimano guy my...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,188
Posted By Hypno Toad

Try using Google Maps to get an estimated ride...

Try using Google Maps to get an estimated ride time :thumb:

If I'm really interested in ETA (normally rides over 4 hours), I load the route to my Garmin and have a data field with ETA based on...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,188
Posted By noodle soup

Why is Strava estimated time so idiotic?

Why is Strava estimated time so idiotic?
01-24-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,210
Posted By wgscott

My biggest problem is in the denominator.

My biggest problem is in the denominator.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2,673
Views: 440,289
Posted By Dan333SP

Dawn in Miami a few months ago. ...

Dawn in Miami a few months ago.

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01-05-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,771
Posted By jadocs

I have nothing other than my opinion.....but I...

I have nothing other than my opinion.....but I think Polarized Training and limited time as in 6-8 hours a week don't go together. I believe it is too short of a duration to surpass the adaptations...
10-01-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 938
Posted By cyccommute

The chances of the grommet on the tube being...

The chances of the grommet on the tube being trapped between two different tubes is fairly high if you arenít aware of the problem. The valve grommet is the part of the tube that is circled. This...
09-29-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 938
Posted By Doc_Wui

If you can change a flat you can buy a spoke...

If you can change a flat you can buy a spoke wrench and learn to trim up the wheel. However, if that seems too scary, take the bike to a shop and they can do it,
...
09-27-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,383
Posted By cubewheels

According to GCN channel in youtube, they found...

According to GCN channel in youtube, they found in real world tests that high cadence is only useful (overall efficient enough) when sustaining high power output such as during climbing or cruising...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,562
Posted By oldernwiser

Choices are part of your growth process that only...

Choices are part of your growth process that only you will be responsible for and to. Aside from that I made huge jump changes with a lot of research I went with a brand new Fezzarri bike carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,562
Posted By RiceAWay

I start most seasons at 190 lbs and my riding...

I start most seasons at 190 lbs and my riding weight is about 182 lbs. It takes months of hard riding to get that weight off and when I hit the right weight my riding improves dramatically. I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,390
Posted By WhyFi

Except grow a following of people that like to...

Except grow a following of people that like to froth at the mouth while wagging their fingers at bikes that they weren't going to buy, anyway.
08-31-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,079
Posted By tomato coupe

Twice as many teams are on disc brakes this year,...

Twice as many teams are on disc brakes this year, as there were last year. So, sure ... rim brakes are making a resurgence.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,390
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
08-24-20, 03:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,396
Posted By upthywazzoo

Probably thought you were trying to "assert...

Probably thought you were trying to "assert dominance". It's whatever, you do you.
08-23-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,617
Posted By rydabent

People are really buying bikes

The other day on the local news the biggest bike shop in town was on the evening news saying that bikes were in short supply. Yesterday I went to Walmart to get oil for an oil change. I walked by...
08-22-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,249
Posted By holytrousers

Me too ! Dogs are cool, they always wave back to...

Me too ! Dogs are cool, they always wave back to me :love:
08-19-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,621
Posted By rebayona

Episode 4, 21:50 after Tourmalet, Quintana heads...

Episode 4, 21:50 after Tourmalet, Quintana heads to a car and a fan says it loud: "Nairo, we're proud of you, as always"
that's my wife 🙈. I'm on her side struggling to set the camera in selfie mode...
08-18-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,291
Posted By pdlamb

I think Lon Haldeman was the one who said, "Hot...

I think Lon Haldeman was the one who said, "Hot is 10 degrees warmer than what you're used to." (That would be about 5.5 of your Celsius degrees.) Add on to that "hot weather" that you're pushing...
08-18-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,438
Posted By bmcer

Not looking to foment controversy, but I don't...

Not looking to foment controversy, but I don't regard my bikes as investments. You can buy light bulbs with more life expectancy than I have, so resale value is meaningless to me. Furthermore, I'm...
08-18-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,587
Posted By Reflector Guy

This just might be his Annual Post. We'll...

This just might be his Annual Post.

We'll all have to check back in a year to see if he posted again.
08-16-20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,283
Posted By Maelochs

"If everyone else crashes, we might make the...

"If everyone else crashes, we might make the podium." Pretty sure that is not the best strategy. Like a few others, I don't buy it. Teams like Jumbo Visma aren't deciding on their strategies...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,841
Posted By burnthesheep

I am not worthy.......here, for the uninitiated: ...

I am not worthy.......here, for the uninitiated:

https://pvcycling.wordpress.com/2017/03/18/let-it-be-or-the-legend-of-shirtless-keith/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4UCf4BZ8MA
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,870
Posted By genejockey

Total from Jenson is $74 and $75 for der and...

Total from Jenson is $74 and $75 for der and cassette, so I'm assuming the $180-190 includes $35 for the chain.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 21,522
Posted By genejockey

One of the best deals I ever got on a car was the...

One of the best deals I ever got on a car was the time my wife and I took our 3-month old baby to the dealer. Feeding and changing the baby unsettled the salesman, and then when he said, "Sorry, but...
07-16-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,480
Posted By AlgarveCycling

It stands to reason that the stronger and fitter...

It stands to reason that the stronger and fitter you are, the better/faster you will be - this applies to pretty much anything. The discussion is about the bikes themselves, not human engine...
07-10-20, 05:42 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,950
Posted By wgscott

Maybe it is because the creeps are for once...

Maybe it is because the creeps are for once social distancing?
07-09-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,950
Posted By genejockey

Next thing you know, your Strava dashboard has an...

Next thing you know, your Strava dashboard has an ad - "Beautiful Russian Women Cyclists seek friendship, marriage."
07-09-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,950
Posted By eyemkeith

Yes. You hear that from women all the time. Why,...

Yes. You hear that from women all the time. Why, oh why, aren't there more men around me while I'm running, or at the grocery store, or walking down the street, or at the gym. It's a real problem...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,663
Posted By merlinextraligh

The mounting issue is a matter of technique. Once...

The mounting issue is a matter of technique. Once you know how to do it, they arenít difficult. Key is the side of the tire thatís on first has to be pressed to the center, which is lower than where...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 12:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,765
Posted By HTupolev

Heavy doesn't necessarily imply aero, but... ...

Heavy doesn't necessarily imply aero, but...


...emphasizing aerodynamic performance generally does increase weight. The simple reason for this is that the shape that is structurally optimal for...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 11:49 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,663
Posted By guadzilla

To be clear, I am not *arguing* with you. You do...

To be clear, I am not *arguing* with you. You do you, I have no issues with that. Think of this as more of a discussion than anything even remotely adverserial.

That said, re your 2 points, here...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2,673
Views: 440,289
Posted By Ogsarg

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,425
Posted By roadCruiser76

I tend to agree. I think if you use Strava a lot...

I tend to agree. I think if you use Strava a lot and like it, then you should be more than willing to pay $6 a month. That is equivalent to one fast food meal a month for one person. A lot of people...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,504
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

I've been using my resistance rollers for a very...

I've been using my resistance rollers for a very long time. It's easy to hold power steady on rollers. One of my regular winter workouts is to ride at a steady pace, power Z2 or 3, for a while. One...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By atwl77

I wasn't really feeling too good to ride on...

I wasn't really feeling too good to ride on Sunday (completely my fault, slept very late) but I forced myself up anyways. Thought I'd just do a short, easy ride.

Out the door, thought to myself,...
06-18-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,854
Posted By rubiksoval

Not sure about a "no zone" chart. Is that the...

Not sure about a "no zone" chart. Is that the power continuum/training effect chart? This has overlaid zones but shows the continuum well.
...
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