Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
Search: Posts Made By: guachi
Showing results 1 to 41 of 41
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 564
Posted By guachi

I've read some reviews by websites that have...

I've read some reviews by websites that have tested both smart trainer power meters and bike-based power meters to ensure accuracy and I've never seen them that far apart except in short bursts. One...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,239
Posted By guachi

I'm a PC enthusiast. Compared to PC component...

I'm a PC enthusiast. Compared to PC component reviews bike review websites and YouTube channels are garbage.
10-20-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 709
Posted By guachi

My wife has two Verve 2 bikes. One is an ebike...

My wife has two Verve 2 bikes. One is an ebike she rides around with me. The other sits permanently attached to the smart trainer. Doesn't matter if your bike is heavy and not aerodynamic when you...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,239
Posted By guachi

Product description says "SRAM Force AXS Power...

Product description says "SRAM Force AXS Power Meter". So it could be anyone and rebranded as SRAM, for all I know. It doesn't mention if it's double- or single-sided.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 01:13 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,378
Posted By guachi

I have a left side 4iiis power meter on a 105...

I have a left side 4iiis power meter on a 105 crank arm. My bike came with 105 parts and now I have an extra crank arm.

If it fit on a bike with Claris parts I would put it on the bike. It might...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-20, 02:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,259
Posted By guachi

This is exactly what I do. My HRM vastly...

This is exactly what I do. My HRM vastly overestimates my calorie usage by 30-50%.

On the other hand, the HRM is great at measuring how hard my rides feel. The other major benefit is my max heart...
03-08-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,397
Posted By guachi

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/627x669/1980_schwinn_phantom_scrambler_cb6d873b3bb68808b4f10fb07f4039ee376654f6.jpg

Had to use the internet to find it but it was a 1980...
02-28-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,153
Posted By guachi

190 Watts and 5,200 calories don't line up....

190 Watts and 5,200 calories don't line up. 1,000+ calories per hour is about 300 Watts.
02-26-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,841
Posted By guachi

1. Flat tires. And #2...

1. Flat tires. And #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) isn't even close.
2. Barrel adjustment for shifters (is that really a repair, though?)
3. Chain...
02-06-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,801
Posted By guachi

I have last year's Domane SL5 and really like it....

I have last year's Domane SL5 and really like it. With the 2020 changes adding greater tire clearance I'm actually not sure on what the major differences are now. If you are leaning more road with...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 17,378
Posted By guachi

I won't go less than 32mm on my tires on paved...

I won't go less than 32mm on my tires on paved roads.
11-03-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,621
Posted By guachi

I bought a Kickr Core over a Memorial Day sale at...

I bought a Kickr Core over a Memorial Day sale at 20% off (and they'll be 20% off again over Black Friday).

It was definitely worth the expenditure for the reasons WhyFi stated above.
10-11-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,649
Posted By guachi

My low level Zone 2 Endurance riding at 60-65% of...

My low level Zone 2 Endurance riding at 60-65% of my FTP is about 175 Watts. That's about 10 calories per minute. I burn about 170 calories running at a pokey 10 minute mile. So that's 17 calories...
08-28-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 28,640
Posted By guachi

Ironically, I was up late after a hard ride (2.5...

Ironically, I was up late after a hard ride (2.5 hours in the afternoon and 1 hour before bed) and I was drinking straight sugar water laced with "lite salt" (potassium and sodium) to replenish my...
08-28-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 28,640
Posted By guachi

Good post. More useful than 36 minutes of Dr....

Good post. More useful than 36 minutes of Dr. Fung.
08-28-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 28,640
Posted By guachi

He erects strawman arguments attributing them to...

He erects strawman arguments attributing them to "everyone".

His argument, and the only study he shows that isn't a straw man, is that of the Big Loser contestants.

Eating less is bad but...
08-27-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 28,640
Posted By guachi

I found this video shockingly unconvincing and...

I found this video shockingly unconvincing and disingenuous.
08-21-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,085
Posted By guachi

Matching cycling jerseys.

Matching cycling jerseys.
08-18-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By guachi

Gravel bike. The Cannondale has a 46/30 crankset,...

Gravel bike. The Cannondale has a 46/30 crankset, so it will go low combined with the 11-34 cassette. You won't be flying on it, but I don't think that will be much of an issue.

Where in Germany...
08-14-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,940
Posted By guachi

And there are some leaders of countries who are...

And there are some leaders of countries who are so unfit they couldn't bike to the end of the driveway.

My sister lives in NZ and thinks this is cool.
08-01-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,138
Posted By guachi

You could eat cherries/drink cherry juice to do...

You could eat cherries/drink cherry juice to do what CBD oil claims to do. There are actual scientific articles demonstrating effectiveness of the stuff. There are no scientific studies of CBD oil...
08-01-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,138
Posted By guachi

He's not a fool.

He's not a fool.
08-01-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,925
Posted By guachi

Yes, that one. Every exercise is awesome. There's...

Yes, that one. Every exercise is awesome. There's also a GCN video from when it was new with some of the other exercises I mentioned.

I do all of those exercises that don't require equipment with...
07-31-19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,925
Posted By guachi

I'm in the Navy and we have a semiannual fitness...

I'm in the Navy and we have a semiannual fitness test. We can ride an exercise bike for the cardio portion (so I do). It's twelve minutes and the scoring is basically a W/kg test.

We also do two...
07-31-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,925
Posted By guachi

GCN had a video with Emma Pooley - one of her...

GCN had a video with Emma Pooley - one of her first videos - where she does a number of core exercises that include the stuff mention here. She did planks, the...
07-30-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 21,614
Posted By guachi

I wish the diatribe against carbohydrates would...

I wish the diatribe against carbohydrates would just stop. You don't need to, and probably shouldn't, cut carbs and only eat protein and fat. Carbohydrates are a great source of ready energy, foods...
07-30-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,494
Posted By guachi

Matching *is* important! It makes you go faster. ...

Matching *is* important! It makes you go faster.

I have a Domane SL5 in black/red. I also like GCN, on YouTube. Their standard kit colors are black/red/white. Perfect! So I bought some from their...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-19, 01:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,262
Posted By guachi

I don't think I've ever seen a study that...

I don't think I've ever seen a study that actually shows if or how much more power you can transfer to the pedals using clipless pedals versus anything else.
07-27-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 21,614
Posted By guachi

How, in the age of Google, do you not know of a...

How, in the age of Google, do you not know of a form of exercise that burns more than 600 kcal/hour? I mean, just look at the name of this forum for starters.

But I'll add: rowing, jogging (even...
07-26-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,494
Posted By guachi

That's a very pretty color. My favorite bike...

That's a very pretty color.

My favorite bike of all time was a Bianchi Boardwalk hybrid in blue and white.
07-26-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,494
Posted By guachi

I did a ride two days ago on a flat,...

I did a ride two days ago on a flat, wind-sheltered packed dirt path (Augusta, GA Canal). There's a Strava segment that encompasses most of the up and back on the trail. It's about 16 km total...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 34,417
Posted By guachi

The black/orange are my high school colors. I...

The black/orange are my high school colors. I like that.

It's also probably really expensive. I like that as it means I won't have any incentive to buy it!
07-18-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 21,614
Posted By guachi

If they burned more calories than they consumed...

If they burned more calories than they consumed then (barring water retention) they would lose weight. It's not scientifically possible for any other outcome to occur. If they neither gained nor lost...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 804
Posted By guachi

I ride stronger in the mid afternoon to evening...

I ride stronger in the mid afternoon to evening on a day I've had some calories but not a big meal recently. Hydration hours before is important which is probably a reason I hate riding first thing...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,827
Posted By guachi

It isn't apples to oranges. Team Pursuit is...

It isn't apples to oranges. Team Pursuit is something Wiggins actually competed in at the Olympics. In 2016. And he won gold. In World Record time. It's a four minute bike race and he was literally...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 01:14 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,827
Posted By guachi

Wiggins (not Wiggans) is 39 and retired. So...

Wiggins (not Wiggans) is 39 and retired. So perhaps you could find 6 U23 riders that could ALL beat him in a 5 min race. But probably not. And if these kids are so hot why aren't they lighting things...
06-19-19, 10:58 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 134,465
Posted By guachi

40 miles today. Took me 2 hours and 13 seconds. I...

40 miles today. Took me 2 hours and 13 seconds. I did it all in one go with no stopping, which for me is the most I've done without stopping in about 30 years. 1050 feet of climb, so it was mostly...
06-14-19, 11:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,444
Posted By guachi

I'm a big fan of hybrid bikes. I have...

I'm a big fan of hybrid bikes.

I have familiarity with Trek bikes (because I shopped for and bought one) and think the FX3 and 4 are both good bikes in your price range.
05-26-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,984
Posted By guachi

A problem I have is that "pedaling in circles"...

A problem I have is that "pedaling in circles" and "pedaling in squares" aren't really meaningful statements.

We pedal using muscles so when people talk about "pedaling in circles" and "pedaling...
05-22-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,305
Posted By guachi

MAP doesn't prevent you from selling something...

MAP doesn't prevent you from selling something cheaper, it just prevents you from advertising that fact.
05-14-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,789
Posted By guachi

Sounds about how it was at my college way back in...

Sounds about how it was at my college way back in the early '90s (except no Craigslist). Thankfully, my small dorm had a basement with a whole lot of bike hooks we could hang our bikes from and keep...
Showing results 1 to 41 of 41


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.