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09-29-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,329
Posted By wolfchild

I give myself at least 5-6 feet of passing...

I give myself at least 5-6 feet of passing distance. I do this not because of pandemic and social distancing but because I've seen too many cyclists swerve to the sides without even looking to see if...
09-28-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By wolfchild

Take 2 days off from the bike and do some...

Take 2 days off from the bike and do some resistance training twice per week on your days off....Also don't go too low on calories because it can affect your training and recovery, personally I eat...
09-27-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 882
Posted By wolfchild

I started out as a mountain biker and commuter...

I started out as a mountain biker and commuter way back in the summer of 2007...Been riding all year round ever since.
09-27-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,572
Posted By wolfchild

Optimal cadence is an illusion for me but my drop...

Optimal cadence is an illusion for me but my drop bars are definitely real.
09-27-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,572
Posted By wolfchild

Especially if done on a steel framed bike. You...

Especially if done on a steel framed bike. You know all that frame flex means too much wasted effort.
09-27-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,572
Posted By wolfchild

These type of studies are irrelevant and only...

These type of studies are irrelevant and only have one purpose, to give cyclists on internet forums something to debate and argue about...Just go out and enjoy riding your bike and forget about...
09-26-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 9,115
Posted By wolfchild

I've noticed that too....Some of the longest...

I've noticed that too....Some of the longest running most active threads are started by trolls who never even come back to reply or participate in the very thread which they started.
09-26-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 9,115
Posted By wolfchild

I agree with most of what you say except the part...

I agree with most of what you say except the part which I bolded where you say that resistance training is not effective for weight loss....There are many different types of resistance training, some...
09-24-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,825
Posted By wolfchild

What you fail to mention is that Voyageurs also...

What you fail to mention is that Voyageurs also ate tons of Bannock...If you don't know what Bannock is then study history and do some research...I made pemmican more than 25 years ago and tested it...
09-24-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 9,115
Posted By wolfchild

If you notice,..This thread is now few pages long...

If you notice,..This thread is now few pages long and OP hasn't even responded yet. It's pretty obvious that his intent was to stir things up and create controversy. OPs post starts with body shaming...
09-24-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 9,115
Posted By wolfchild

Ascorbic acid is added to many different foods,...

Ascorbic acid is added to many different foods, it's a synthetic form of vitamin C.
09-24-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 9,115
Posted By wolfchild

No it doesn't....Sitting and balancing on a bike...

No it doesn't....Sitting and balancing on a bike is too easy and doesn't provide enough stress and stimulus for the core to create adaptation and make it stronger.
09-23-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 9,115
Posted By wolfchild

Calories are not the problem here....It's the...

Calories are not the problem here....It's the ingredients and the macronutrients that make those calories that are a problem. If those 1490 calories were from whole food and the macronutrients were...
09-23-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,499
Posted By wolfchild

I ride all year round...Fall is my favourite time...

I ride all year round...Fall is my favourite time of the year and I am looking forward to the winter riding season.
09-23-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 9,115
Posted By wolfchild

Nope, this has nothing to do with luck.

Nope, this has nothing to do with luck.
09-23-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 9,115
Posted By wolfchild

I've been riding fixed gear for the past 12 years...

I've been riding fixed gear for the past 12 years and I am also a singlespeed mountain biker and they provide a better workout than a regular bicycle but still it's not even close to the workout...
09-22-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 9,115
Posted By wolfchild

Calorie counting is unnecessary. I don't even...

Calorie counting is unnecessary. I don't even count how many calories I burn... I eat by feel and can eat quite a lot on most days and have never been overweight yet.
09-22-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 9,115
Posted By wolfchild

Fitness is sport specific or activity specific...

Fitness is sport specific or activity specific and just because somebody is fit at one particular activity doesn't mean that they're fit at other activities...The word "fitness" has a very broad...
09-22-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,189
Posted By wolfchild

Yes they're garbage and they're not even worth...

Yes they're garbage and they're not even worth upgrading...It's better to purchase a used brand name bike that's been well maintained.
09-22-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,189
Posted By wolfchild

Here you go...:popcorn

Here you go...:popcorn
09-19-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,472
Posted By wolfchild

If I manage to climb a hill it means I defeated...

If I manage to climb a hill it means I defeated that hill, if I fail to climb a hill then it means a hill defeated me.
09-15-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 727
Posted By wolfchild

Just enough to prevent pinch flats, provide good...

Just enough to prevent pinch flats, provide good handling and keep the rolling resistance reasonable...I don't go by numbers, I go by feel.
09-13-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By wolfchild

I have good digestion and I prefer solid calories...

I have good digestion and I prefer solid calories to liquid calories. I avoid all the commercial made sports nutrition products and bring along normal food and drink on my rides.... If I don't bring...
09-13-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,771
Posted By wolfchild

Boring to you but fun for others...If you find...

Boring to you but fun for others...If you find gravel riding boring then don't do it.
09-13-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,771
Posted By wolfchild

The thing is that you don't need to spend...

The thing is that you don't need to spend thousands of dollars on gravel specific bike. People have been riding on dirt and gravel long before there was such a thing as a gravel bike.
09-13-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,771
Posted By wolfchild

Riding on gravel and dirt for recreation has been...

Riding on gravel and dirt for recreation has been around for a long time. Only a troll would ask a question why people do it. It's obvious that OP and some other posters feel bothered by how and...
09-13-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,771
Posted By wolfchild

Riding off road is fun and provides a new type of...

Riding off road is fun and provides a new type of challenge. We have too much pavement around us and hitting some dirt or gravel is a lot of fun. It's also an opportunity to get out and enjoy nature.
09-12-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,417
Posted By wolfchild

Every ride I do has a purpose, there is no such...

Every ride I do has a purpose, there is no such thing as junk miles to me.
09-12-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By wolfchild

Give it a very hot wash and then hot dry it. It...

Give it a very hot wash and then hot dry it. It has to get hot in order to shrink.
09-12-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,273
Posted By wolfchild

I have steel and aluminium bikes which have 13...

I have steel and aluminium bikes which have 13 Canadian winters on them and none of my frames are rusted or corroded yet. I did spray some rustproofing oil inside my steel frames and never had an...
09-11-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,142
Posted By wolfchild

Sure any material can fail...but the potential...

Sure any material can fail...but the potential for failure is far greater with carbon than with steel or aluminium, especially with used parts or bikes. It's not worth risking a catastrophic failure...
09-11-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,483
Posted By wolfchild

None of the above...I buy cycling specific...

None of the above...I buy cycling specific noodles at my local LBS, made especially for cyclists and they cost 5 times as much as regular noodles.
09-09-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 617
Posted By wolfchild

Start rebuilding your aerobic base, which means...

Start rebuilding your aerobic base, which means time in a saddle.
09-09-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,697
Posted By wolfchild

..and found another calling as an " elite level...

..and found another calling as an " elite level asshat "
09-09-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,483
Posted By wolfchild

Looks incomplete...Where's the meat ??

Looks incomplete...Where's the meat ??
09-09-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,483
Posted By wolfchild

Absolutely yes to this :thumb:

Absolutely yes to this :thumb:
09-09-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,483
Posted By wolfchild

Try something different and pour some hot...

Try something different and pour some hot chocolate on your Cuo o'Noodles for some very unique taste.
09-09-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,697
Posted By wolfchild

Nothing in the article about waving but he sure...

Nothing in the article about waving but he sure was twerking.
09-08-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,697
Posted By wolfchild

I wonder what username he would choose for...

I wonder what username he would choose for himself if he ever signed in on bikeforums.
09-08-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,314
Posted By wolfchild

Because cotton kills...Have you not heard about...

Because cotton kills...Have you not heard about thousands of cyclists who perished on their ride because of wearing cotton ??
Forum: Commuting
09-07-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 866
Posted By wolfchild

I live in the suburbs of Toronto close to Lake...

I live in the suburbs of Toronto close to Lake Ontario..I prefer to have two bikes set up for winter riding, one has knobby CX tires and the other has studded tires...To answer OPs question, I would...
09-07-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,142
Posted By wolfchild

I don't know about back cold, but I heard that...

I don't know about back cold, but I heard that sitting on a cold surface can cause hemorrhoids. I don't know if that's true or not.
09-07-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,314
Posted By wolfchild

The article is true when it talks about the...

The article is true when it talks about the disadvantages of wearing cotton under certain conditions, but still I have never ever heard of a cyclist dying from wearing cotton.
09-07-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,314
Posted By wolfchild

Thousands of cyclists have died form wearing...

Thousands of cyclists have died form wearing cotton before the so-called technical fabrics were invented:lol: .I've worn cotton many times, it does get uncomfortable when wet and takes long time to...
09-07-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By wolfchild

Put some full fenders on your gravel bike...Full...

Put some full fenders on your gravel bike...Full fenders will protect your clothing from getting messed up with road spray and they also offer some protection for the bike frame and components such...
09-07-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 536
Posted By wolfchild

Just use your original tires until they wear out...

Just use your original tires until they wear out and then replace them ..Personally I use my mountain bike on pavement and off road so I prefer to run knobby off road tires all the time. There are...
09-06-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,142
Posted By wolfchild

I wouldn't buy anything carbon even if brand new.

I wouldn't buy anything carbon even if brand new.
09-06-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By wolfchild

Keep everything well lubed and don't worry about...

Keep everything well lubed and don't worry about it. Wash and clean your bike in the Spring after all the snow and road salt is gone.
09-06-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,755
Posted By wolfchild

The funniest thing to me are obsessive wavers who...

The funniest thing to me are obsessive wavers who feel that they have a right to impose their obsessive waving habits on other cyclists...and they feel butthurt when other cyclists don't wave at them.
Forum: Commuting
09-06-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,124
Posted By wolfchild

I don't use a bike computer during my commutes,...

I don't use a bike computer during my commutes, so I have no idea how fast I am riding...Most of my commutes are done in Zone 2 which is a lower intensity aerobic/endurance zone. Some days I use my...
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