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Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,922
Posted By illdrag0n

I'f you lose 27 pounds in 6 hours of riding i'll...

I'f you lose 27 pounds in 6 hours of riding i'll eat my hat
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,292
Posted By Dean V

Get the long cage derailleur and bigger cassette...

Get the long cage derailleur and bigger cassette and be done with it.
Then you will have the gears and the option to use them.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,292
Posted By terrymorse

I've noticed a few things that influence my...

I've noticed a few things that influence my preferred cadence on climbs:

When I'm using more power, my cadence is higher.
When the grade is steeper, my cadence is lower.
Grade has a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,809
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Since I graduated to Real Shoes, Sidi Dominator...

Since I graduated to Real Shoes, Sidi Dominator is all I've used. I know for sure they go 50,000 miles without showing much wear or any change in fit or stiffness. Almost all the long distance riders...
Forum: Touring
07-30-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By Tourist in MSN

There are a bunch of you tube videos that show...

There are a bunch of you tube videos that show how different people have packed bikes for air travel in a large cardboard box that they obtained from a bike shop. I would suggest you watch at least...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 13,598
Posted By seypat

I'm not paying a toll for crossing your bridge.

I'm not paying a toll for crossing your bridge.
07-29-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,720
Posted By 1joel1

Yes, you don't need a Real ID if you use your...

Yes, you don't need a Real ID if you use your passport.

Joel
07-27-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,136
Posted By OBoile

No. If they could, they would be the protected...

No. If they could, they would be the protected riders for their respective teams.
07-23-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,095
Posted By philbob57

I think a cadenceof 90-110 qualifies as...

I think a cadenceof 90-110 qualifies as 'spinning.' The old heuristic is: knee pain on the front, seat too low. Knee pain behind knee, seat too high.

What led you to get a bike fit? Can you go...
07-20-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,728
Posted By Slightspeed

All I would add is to look for spf rating on...

All I would add is to look for spf rating on headgear. I have a scarf, do-rag thing from Voler with a 50 spf rating. They make arm and leg covers too. I didn't always wear stuff under my helmet, but...
07-20-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,728
Posted By August West

+1 I wear them year round even though I have...

+1

I wear them year round even though I have enough hair left to protect against sunburn they help keeping sweat out of my eyes and glasses when climbing.
07-19-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,142
Posted By wgscott

That isn't unique to this thread, if it makes you...

That isn't unique to this thread, if it makes you feel any better.

:lol:
07-19-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,752
Posted By noglider

63rickert, perhaps I spoke unclearly. By...

63rickert, perhaps I spoke unclearly. By "natural" I mean the cadence my body tends to take, but that is after years of training. I probably spin faster than most cyclists. But I don't spin as fast...
07-18-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,794
Posted By jeffreythree

Heat just changes how and when I ride, not if I...

Heat just changes how and when I ride, not if I ride. I also reduce my effort on heat advisory day.
07-12-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,374
Posted By rumrunn6

some day you're gonna want that other bike....

some day you're gonna want that other bike. here's a vote for keeping it & just getting another bike :D
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,502
Posted By noodle soup

I've had many road bikes in my life. Mostly steel...

I've had many road bikes in my life. Mostly steel frames, a few aluminum, and one titanium, but for the last 12 years almost exclusively carbon fiber. Of all those bikes I've owned, and probably 100...
07-08-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,199
Posted By njkayaker

This is wrong.

This is wrong.
07-03-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,609
Posted By Aahzz

I am officially OFF INSULIN!!!!

Between my minimum 6 days per week biking schedule and eating Keto, I need to celebrate :). Just got back from the doc's office. Down 31.1 pounds and am off of insulin. Still got a way to go, but...
06-28-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,533
Posted By tyrion

Try to find a grassy hill with a very gentle...

Try to find a grassy hill with a very gentle slope and coast down it slowly, lightly dragging your feet for balance. Maybe there's a park or something like that nearby.

If you can't get up enough...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,975
Posted By Clipped_in

When I started out, displaying real-time cadence...

When I started out, displaying real-time cadence was a big benefit because it helped me to train my legs to spin at a higher cadence than what seemed natural at first. This has paid big dividends for...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,975
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I use a cadence sensor. I always know where my...

I use a cadence sensor. I always know where my legs are, usually attached to my hips at one end and to my feet at the other end. :D

I use the cadence sensor, however, as a reference point,...
06-14-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,731
Posted By sapporoguy

Tandem A-OK on Amtrak California Zephyr [or not? See addendum]

We just got on at Emeryville, destination Denver, with our Speedster in baggage car.
No problem! Totally routine.
Info online is wrong. Amtrak 800-number agents on phone, who gave two different...
06-06-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,644
Posted By Maelochs

First, double your budget. A lot of people...

First, double your budget.

A lot of people will recommend used bikes---those are people who are completely out of touch with what it is like to know nothing about bikes. Unless you have a good...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 12,166
Posted By Steve B.

If they contact the manufacturer, I assume they...

If they contact the manufacturer, I assume they will in turn tell the customer to deal with the shop where it was purchased.

I assume at that point the customers only recourse is to have that shop...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,924
Posted By seau grateau

Why pay big money for a bike? You can get one for...

Why pay big money for a bike? You can get one for $100 at Walmart.
10-11-18, 04:09 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 10,663
Posted By gsteinb

paging Doge You ask a wide array of...

paging Doge

You ask a wide array of questions. No, one can not show up with a syringe hanging out of their butt check and race. It would be uncomfortable to sit on the the saddle for one. Testing...
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