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06-26-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,087
Posted By FrenchFit

Not sure I rephrased anything and I can't parse...

Not sure I rephrased anything and I can't parse out what you are trying to say ... but I suspect we agree more than disagree. The slam on running because it is somehow harmful is simply...
06-26-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,087
Posted By livedarklions

The best exercise to concentrate on is the one...

The best exercise to concentrate on is the one you can sustain. I agree that strictly doing one thing is probably not ideal, but I think 90% of commitment to a fitness program is psychological--you...
06-26-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,087
Posted By livedarklions

I hope you're rolling those eyes at yourself,...

I hope you're rolling those eyes at yourself, because that's one doozy of a non sequitur.

You do understand that the whole point of a bicycle is that it's a machine that is more efficient at...
06-26-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,087
Posted By jadocs

All three are different forms of exercise with...

All three are different forms of exercise with different demands on muscular/skeletal system. I do not believe one is superior than the other in terms of taxing your heart. I have ran as part of a...
06-26-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 470
Posted By alloo

As a consumer of bicycles and accessories. I...

As a consumer of bicycles and accessories. I resent the fact that a basket that months ago was $30 is now $40. All tariffs do is increase the cost for the consumer. All tariffs do is increase costs,...
06-26-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 470
Posted By mstateglfr

Just because the Eurozone(i assume this is what...

Just because the Eurozone(i assume this is what you mean by 'Europe') has an absurdly high tariff doesnt mean that is a good thing for others to copy. It simply makes bikes more expensive when...
06-25-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,087
Posted By Hermes

Below is the max one minute cycling effort. ...

Below is the max one minute cycling effort.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meTomy4M8dw
06-25-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,087
Posted By gregf83

I don't really know what your point is. Everyone...

I don't really know what your point is. Everyone accepts running is harder on the body than cycling and runners generally put in fewer training hours per week.

You're on a bike forum so most...
06-24-19, 10:51 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,515
Posted By SpeedyBlueBiker

Some?? I'd say a a lot of cyclists make us look...

Some?? I'd say a a lot of cyclists make us look bad, both mtn bikers and road cyclists.
06-24-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,087
Posted By texaspandj

I'm a triathlete, you know master of none. But...

I'm a triathlete, you know master of none. But it's no surprise to me about the running findings. However.....
Swimming is hypoxic by nature but can make your lungs/breathing efficient. And you can...
06-24-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,087
Posted By GailT

That sounds right. For a serious, competitive...

That sounds right. For a serious, competitive athlete, they can work as hard and suffer as much running or cycling. But for me, as a casual runner and cyclist, it is easier to rest on the bike,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-19, 07:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,215
Posted By Zaskar

There's no better gauge of what you're doing or...

There's no better gauge of what you're doing or what you just did.
- Average speed? Nope - wind, hills, red (vs green) lights, group size, time up front, weather/temps...
- HR? Nope - sleep,...
06-18-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,515
Posted By JoeyBike

Remember Critical Mass rides? That certainly...

Remember Critical Mass rides? That certainly endeared all non-cyclists to the "cycling community".

What we all need to remember is that "cyclists" are just PEOPLE. They are nothing special and...
06-18-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,540
Posted By Daniel4

Those who have a valid drivers license should...

Those who have a valid drivers license should remember that pedestrians do have the right of way and that drivers have the responsibility to expect the unexpected. You learned this in driving...
06-18-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,021
Posted By nomadmax

Thank you, serving was one of the greatest things...

Thank you, serving was one of the greatest things that ever happened to me.

I'll start one and hopefully the other current and former bike cops will chime in. There are many stories, some are...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,699
Posted By Abe_Froman

Hah, just the opposite here. I'd love an aero...

Hah, just the opposite here. I'd love an aero bike...but see no need to lose grams (or ounces...or even pounds).
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 26,567
Posted By noodle soup

I've lived car-free since 1993 10,000km?...

I've lived car-free since 1993


10,000km? I'll top that next week

My job isn't very demanding, but after seeing your posts here, you couldn't handle it.

I see you'v been put in Time-Out for...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 26,567
Posted By noodle soup

Yeah. He has no idea what he's talking about, but...

Yeah. He has no idea what he's talking about, but he's speaking like he's some sort of expert.:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 26,567
Posted By WhyFi

:foo:

:foo:
06-15-19, 05:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,274
Posted By rubiksoval

You're inside. You're massively overheating. Very...

You're inside. You're massively overheating. Very common.

Get more fans and/or stronger AC.
06-14-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 9,329
Posted By Rides4Beer

I don't need to have a catastrophic blowout to...

I don't need to have a catastrophic blowout to know that my 105 r7020 hyd discs are much, much better than my Ultegra r8000 direct mount rim brakes. I was in the "rim brakes are just fine" camp,...
06-13-19, 02:27 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,182
Posted By Steve C

Wow, a professional cyclist gets seriously...

Wow, a professional cyclist gets seriously injured with a broken femur, elbow, and ribs, and most of this thread is about how much more the TdeF will be enjoyed, and whether or not the thread was a...
06-13-19, 01:51 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,182
Posted By znomit

That's a side effect of salbuterol.

That's a side effect of salbuterol.
06-12-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,182
Posted By indyfabz

How is someone who is not Froome testing a bike...

How is someone who is not Froome testing a bike going to shed meaningful light on the bike will handle when Froome is riding it? Riding style will affect how a bike handles. And in Froome's case, you...
06-12-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,182
Posted By MinnMan

1. It didn't happen in or during a race. I...

1. It didn't happen in or during a race. I don't think it could spoil anybody's experience watching a stage. Unless maybe you saving the Dauphine with DVR and were a stage or two behind?

2. ...
06-12-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,182
Posted By seau grateau

Froome is a generational talent but OK.

Froome is a generational talent but OK.
06-12-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,182
Posted By MinnMan

You guys are harsh. Going down hard at 65 kph is...

You guys are harsh. Going down hard at 65 kph is not something I would wish on anybody.

I don't know, maybe I would if they were some kind of war criminal. But just because the guy interferes...
06-12-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,182
Posted By seau grateau

Lol he didn't even win the tour last year and...

Lol he didn't even win the tour last year and people still hate him, OK. Get well soon Froomy.
06-12-19, 04:36 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,021
Posted By Maelochs

Look at it from another angle---police forces...

Look at it from another angle---police forces choose MTBs, so why?

Id wager it is because they frequently don't succeed through speed, and are quick enough when speed is needed.

A strong rider...
06-11-19, 09:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,947
Posted By debade

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I am convinced that most doctors only have a general knowledge of diabetes treatment. I would suggest you locate a person who has elected to focus their career, in part or full, on diabetes. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 26,567
Posted By WhyFi

Not in my experience. Travel is more or less the...

Not in my experience. Travel is more or less the same, but there's less effort and better feedback. Simples.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 26,567
Posted By noodle soup

That's not really the point of disc brakes. ...

That's not really the point of disc brakes.

With hydraulic disc brakes you can modulate the braking power better, with very little effort on the lever.

Discs also eliminate rim wear. Some rims...
06-08-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,363
Posted By Happy Feet

It sometimes helps to flip the script to see...

It sometimes helps to flip the script to see another perspective.

If a wife who was done raising kids wanted to take up a hobby that had the side benefit of being healthy for her, but required a...
06-08-19, 05:10 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,363
Posted By 50PlusCycling

My wife encourages me to cycle. She believes it...

My wife encourages me to cycle. She believes it is good for my health, and, for whatever reason, she wants me to live for a long time. My cycling doesn't interfere with our family time so much, we...
06-07-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,585
Posted By 350htrr

That is the exact same kind of thinking everyone...

That is the exact same kind of thinking everyone had in the 1,900's when the horseless carriage came about... Most people would have said, it will never work, it will be a rich mans toy... it will be...
06-07-19, 04:09 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,977
Posted By livedarklions

Stop starting stupid threads.

Stop starting stupid threads.
06-06-19, 10:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,891
Posted By Bmach

It amazes me how many people think eating before...

It amazes me how many people think eating before bed makes you fat. I had a guy tell me I was wrong and that he lost weight by not snacking before bed. I asked him if he eat his snack earlier. Mmm...
06-06-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,363
Posted By HarborBandS

I'm an aging 40-something Gen X-er who has been...

I'm an aging 40-something Gen X-er who has been married 15 years, and I can't agree more with the statements above. Though I do often see other marriages, usually in older couples, that don't conform...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,445
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Me either. Why would people want inferior...

Me either. Why would people want inferior brakes? Lag time in the rain for something you'll need in an emergency, no thanks.
06-05-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,585
Posted By 350htrr

and... That WILL change, If, it was on...

and... That WILL change, If, it was on "auto-pilot", it will be changed/upgraded, to "obey" the 3' rule...eventually,... ;)
06-05-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,283
Posted By bbbean

A passing thought on the lightweight/ low...

A passing thought on the lightweight/ low security lock strategy:

A lock is only one part of your security strategy. Essentially, your lock relates to security in the same way to your helmet...
06-04-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,363
Posted By NomarsGirl

I think in any successful relationship, there...

I think in any successful relationship, there have to be some things that you enjoy doing together (and sex is not enough - though it can certainly be one of the things) and some things each of you...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,340
Posted By WhyFi

Just a hunch, but I'd disregard the one that says...

Just a hunch, but I'd disregard the one that says "estimated."
06-04-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,363
Posted By burnthesheep

Here's the deal..........you don't have kids. ...

Here's the deal..........you don't have kids.

I don't mean to sound very forward, but without kids it should simply be easier than you make it sound.

What are your job's hours? Other hobbies,...
06-03-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,363
Posted By downhillmaster

You are wrong and you are off topic. My reply...

You are wrong and you are off topic.
My reply was strictly in regards to the OP who clearly demonstrated a scenario where his partner was demanding unreasonable amounts of attention.
Bottom line...
06-03-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,585
Posted By tyrion

My point is that there are strong market...

My point is that there are strong market pressures to produce safe vehicles. People will avoid taxis with a bad safety record. Insurance will be high (or unattainable) for self-driving trucks with...
06-03-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,585
Posted By tyrion

Nevertheless, the company that makes a safer...

Nevertheless, the company that makes a safer self-driving car will have a big business advantage over those that make less safe self-driving car.

A few bad accidents could put a company in this...
06-03-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,104
Posted By bbbean

It's almost as if I hadn't followed that quote...

It's almost as if I hadn't followed that quote with "I try not to talk too much about the specifics of what I did, because it has been my experience that individual responses to diet vary widely....
06-03-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,363
Posted By BlazingPedals

Well, yeah, but not ALL the time. The big...

Well, yeah, but not ALL the time. The big question is, how much time does he spend with her? Cycling as an activity takes some time. I think there's more going on that what OP is writing.
06-03-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,585
Posted By tyrion

That's going to be a massive problem. The...

That's going to be a massive problem. The disruption is going to be big and painful. But there's no avoiding it - best course of action is to plan well ahead to soften the blow. Do not sign up for an...
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