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10-21-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,229
Posted By OBoile

Remco has proven he can TT with the best. ...

Remco has proven he can TT with the best.
https://www.procyclingstats.com/race/world-championship-itt/2019/result/result
10-20-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,229
Posted By OBoile

How many races has Kuss won this year? Are you...

How many races has Kuss won this year? Are you seriously trying to say he's been better than Pogacar? Or Evenepoel or MVDP who both have multiple wins one of which was a monument? Kuss has been a...
08-12-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,461
Posted By OBoile

I hadn't really thought of this before, but...

I hadn't really thought of this before, but totally I experience this too. If I'm with other people, my power will generally stay high as I'm focused on keeping up. But, when I'm by myself, it's very...
08-12-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,461
Posted By OBoile

That's what I have. FWIW as a point of...

That's what I have.
FWIW as a point of comparison, Strava would estimate ~115 watts on my commute. Riding at roughly the same effort,but on my bike with the PM, I'd average ~185.
08-10-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,140
Posted By OBoile

I kind of think Froome is done. It's far tougher...

I kind of think Froome is done. It's far tougher for someone in the mid 30s to come back after a lengthy time off than it is someone in their 20s. He may get back to being a top-10 GC guy, but he's...
04-24-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 29,213
Posted By OBoile

You just get dumber and dumber.

You just get dumber and dumber.
04-20-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 29,213
Posted By OBoile

Tin foil had alert!

Tin foil had alert!
04-20-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 29,213
Posted By OBoile

Yeah. Ultimately "herd immunity" is pointless if...

Yeah. Ultimately "herd immunity" is pointless if it is obtained by having everyone get the virus. That's defeating the purpose.

In order to avoid getting the virus, let's build herd immunity by...
04-20-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 29,213
Posted By OBoile

Bacon. Ham. Pork Chops. What's so hard to...

Bacon. Ham. Pork Chops.

What's so hard to comprehend about that?
04-20-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 29,213
Posted By OBoile

The quality of life in many of those countries is...

The quality of life in many of those countries is better than in the USA.
04-15-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,149
Posted By OBoile

Yeah that wouldn't surprise me. Plus, you never...

Yeah that wouldn't surprise me.
Plus, you never know. It would suck (relatively speaking of course) for there to be an effective treatment, or a sudden decline in the spread of the virus or...
04-15-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,149
Posted By OBoile

I don't see the harm in rescheduling... as long...

I don't see the harm in rescheduling... as long as they are willing to cancel it if the conditions in August make it too dangerous to race.
04-15-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By OBoile

I can confirm, if you're using a structured...

I can confirm, if you're using a structured workout in Zwift (which includes their FTP tests) that the terrain doesn't matter. Erg mode turns off for the actual 20 minute part, but the resistance is...
04-15-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,683
Posted By OBoile

Yep. And, as someone with a PM and a Wahoo...

Yep. And, as someone with a PM and a Wahoo computer, I find that the Wahoo (which is based on HR) consistently overestimates my calories burned. Of course, Strava uses the supplied (Wahoo) number...
04-13-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 29,213
Posted By OBoile

The content of your posts gives it away.

The content of your posts gives it away.
04-10-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 29,213
Posted By OBoile

It's pretty crazy/sad/scary that 3 months into...

It's pretty crazy/sad/scary that 3 months into this being a major story, the comment "this ain't no hoax" is still relevant as there are a not insignificant amount of people who believe it is.
04-09-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 29,213
Posted By OBoile

You know, it's okay to admit you were wrong. You...

You know, it's okay to admit you were wrong. You don't have to keep doubling down.
04-01-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,295
Posted By OBoile

Odd then that the USA hasn't done that much...

Odd then that the USA hasn't done that much testing, but has the most affected.
Perhaps you should just go away rather than continue to endanger people's lives by continuing to cause confusion and...
04-01-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,877
Posted By OBoile

Just because you managed to dodge the first...

Just because you managed to dodge the first bullet doesn't mean you shouldn't try to get behind cover before the 2nd one comes.
And social distancing is supported by science. There' s a reason why...
03-16-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,551
Posted By OBoile

I didn't say "tin foil" I sad "idiocy". Seems I...

I didn't say "tin foil" I sad "idiocy". Seems I made a good choice in my use of words.
03-16-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,551
Posted By OBoile

This kind of idiocy is the last thing we need...

This kind of idiocy is the last thing we need right now.
03-14-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 15,831
Posted By OBoile

The last thing we need now is anti-vaxx BS like...

The last thing we need now is anti-vaxx BS like this. Go away.
03-14-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 15,831
Posted By OBoile

Perhaps you should consider the possibility that...

Perhaps you should consider the possibility that it's you, and not all the disease experts who are advising their governments to shut everything down, that is wrong. Generally it's considered "common...
03-14-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 32,461
Posted By OBoile

This is really bad advice. Yes, young people may...

This is really bad advice. Yes, young people may not die from it, but they can still suffer long term damage, and, more importantly, they can cause the virus to spread further.
03-10-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,629
Posted By OBoile

Is COVID-19 the flu? It's a simply yes, or no...

Is COVID-19 the flu?
It's a simply yes, or no question with one correct answer. My comment that you replied to was addressing this specifically.

...
03-10-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,629
Posted By OBoile

No. Just no. They are a different virus. The WHO...

No. Just no. They are a different virus. The WHO differentiates between them because they are different.
Again, it's like calling a lion a bear.
The effects of them may be similar, but the effect...
03-10-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,629
Posted By OBoile

Huh? You just posted a link saying what they are....

Huh? You just posted a link saying what they are. They are NOT influenza. That is a different virus. Many of the symptoms are the same but that is like saying a lion is a bear because the result of...
03-09-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,629
Posted By OBoile

First, no one believes the 437 number. It's low...

First, no one believes the 437 number. It's low due to the lack of tests. That's the number that have tested positive, not the number that have it.
Second, the epidemic is just starting which is why...
03-09-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,629
Posted By OBoile

Yeah. Your surgeon general also said that on...

Yeah. Your surgeon general also said that on obese 73 year old was healthier than he (a fit man in his 40s) was. I'm not sure I'd believe him on anything with political implications. Look at how...
03-09-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,467
Posted By OBoile

On a 45 degree incline, you're doing roughly 70%...

On a 45 degree incline, you're doing roughly 70% of the weight. It's high school trig. The sine of 45 degrees is .707.
https://www.rapidtables.com/calc/math/Sin_Calculator.html
03-02-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By OBoile

I'm about 80% likely to go on Friday. A friend of...

I'm about 80% likely to go on Friday. A friend of my has an exhibit for his gravel racing series this year. I'll probably go to check that out as well as to look at all the stuff... but I have no...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 29,859
Posted By OBoile

They would be if they had disc brakes on them.

They would be if they had disc brakes on them.
03-02-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By OBoile

Any chance you could do some or all of your...

Any chance you could do some or all of your commute on a bike? That's actually how I got back into cycling. I road a bit in HS (mounting biking mostly) and then got into lifting because you can't...
02-27-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 18,713
Posted By OBoile

Except that our bodies have evolved to handle the...

Except that our bodies have evolved to handle the type and quantities of toxins found in these plants without issue so they pose no health risk to us. Vegetables are healthy.
02-27-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 18,713
Posted By OBoile

I'm not sure what the point of your post is......

I'm not sure what the point of your post is... but I will note that I don't consider the Weston A Price foundation to be particularly reputable. Being dedicated to following the teachings of a...
02-27-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 18,713
Posted By OBoile

I suspect the Inuit did okay for a number of...

I suspect the Inuit did okay for a number of reasons:
1. It's probably not as bad as many here are fearing. Humans are pretty resilient (we have to be since dietary choice was far, far lower for...
02-27-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 18,713
Posted By OBoile

Yes. While we're at it, I'd love to know what the...

Yes. While we're at it, I'd love to know what the definition of "processed" is in this context. I've never seen a formal one.
If I buy a pre-packaged salad, is that processed?
Is my pasteurized...
02-26-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 18,713
Posted By OBoile

And again, that is a massive overstatement. The...

And again, that is a massive overstatement. The definition of poison is: No one is getting sick or dying from a candy bar.

Can you pronounce all of...
02-26-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 18,713
Posted By OBoile

I thought your post was really good up until you...

I thought your post was really good up until you said "poison". We don't need that kind of hyperbole.
02-25-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,923
Posted By OBoile

Willpower is done while you're grocery shopping....

Willpower is done while you're grocery shopping. Make sure you only buy healthy food and low calorie snack options (fruit, veggies, pop corn are all good ideas). That way, you don't have junk food...
02-20-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,986
Posted By OBoile

They why do you do this? You're posting: on...

They why do you do this? You're posting:

on a bicycling forum. The sport of professional cycling is full of people who have virtually no belly fat and yet follow a diet that is virtually the...
02-20-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,986
Posted By OBoile

Caloric balance (i.e. calories in vs calories...

Caloric balance (i.e. calories in vs calories out) is the bedrock of nutrition science. There isn't anyone reputable who disputes this.
02-18-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,420
Posted By OBoile

This sums it up for me too. During the winter,...

This sums it up for me too. During the winter, there's about a 150 meter stretch I have to take on the sidewalk as the entrance to the MUP is on the "wrong" side of a divided street. On the way home,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,226
Posted By OBoile

Is it? If that is the case, then it is certainly...

Is it? If that is the case, then it is certainly odd that vitamin D supplementation doesn't appear to work. Perhaps vitamin D's relationship to health is more on of correlation than causation?

One...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,226
Posted By OBoile

Overexposure is certainly bad. The question is:...

Overexposure is certainly bad. The question is: what constitutes overexposure? Putting on sunscreen when you're going to be outside for 20 minutes seems pretty extreme, particularly if you aren't...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,226
Posted By OBoile

Sun exposure seems to be something that something...

Sun exposure seems to be something that something that a lot of people overreact to. Often, when we learn that too much of something is bad, we think the best solution is to cut it out entirely. But,...
02-03-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,264
Posted By OBoile

Keep in mind that paying tickets is completely...

Keep in mind that paying tickets is completely optional. To avoid it, all you have to do is obey the law.
01-29-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,578
Posted By OBoile

Honest question: was doping against the rules...

Honest question: was doping against the rules when Tom Simpson did it?

Aside from that, I agree that if credible evidence is available, people caught cheating should have to vacate their...
01-14-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,894
Posted By OBoile

Just to add to your strategy here: when in doubt,...

Just to add to your strategy here: when in doubt, be conservative. Taking a day off here or there isn't a big deal. Adding miles a bit more slowly isn't a big deal. Getting an overuse related health...
01-09-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,679
Posted By OBoile

I'm not sure what the point of this post is, nor...

I'm not sure what the point of this post is, nor why you linked to a video that isn't in English.


Uh... no.
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