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Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,988
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I sweat a lot, and my sweat is salty. My cat...

I sweat a lot, and my sweat is salty. My cat wants to lick my arms when I get back from riding.

Electrolytes are hugely important for me.
08-07-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,090
Posted By DrIsotope

The idea of "lock it inside your car" is both...

The idea of "lock it inside your car" is both ridiculous and frankly, off-topic. It does not even approach answering the OP's question, and offers absolutely nothing useful whatsoever. For all we...
08-04-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,230
Posted By rydabent

Something you need to understand

Some cyclist need to understand where some of us come from and why the attitude we have. I for instance worked as a service rep on office machines. I was on call 24/7/365. It was always hurry,...
07-28-19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 14,928
Posted By Marci

I WAS doing really well with my weight....then...

I WAS doing really well with my weight....then due to my disease Sarcoidosis moving into my bone (still better than the bone cancer or lung cancer they thought it might be) I had to go on Prednisone...
07-24-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,149
Posted By berner

As another sufferer of low back issues, what as...

As another sufferer of low back issues, what as helped nearly to the point of iliminating the problem has been core strengthening. Those core exercises help maintain everything properly lined up so...
07-23-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,802
Posted By Ray9

Why I ride.

A lot of people wonder why I do something every day that would kill most people if they tried it once. Because I read the warnings on cigarette packages I abstained from the habit in 1976 when the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,737
Posted By indyfabz

There is a much beloved c-store chain in my area...

There is a much beloved c-store chain in my area called Wawa. Not only can you get free ice and water from their beverage dispensing machine, they will even give you a free cup if you need one.
07-22-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,616
Posted By MEversbergII

I've had good experience with my Cygolite so far,...

I've had good experience with my Cygolite so far, though this time of year I don't do much riding in the dark.
07-22-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,984
Posted By Trsnrtr

My own personal journey started May 1st when the...

My own personal journey started May 1st when the doctor gave me 6 months to lose weight and cut sugars or go on Metformin. I was 230#. I now weigh 201.5# but have been stuck between 201.5 and 202.5...
07-19-19, 04:46 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,437
Posted By FlMTNdude

Been pushing 100 since early May, but summer...

Been pushing 100 since early May, but summer never ends in Florida unfortunately. Adjust speed based on duration of the ride, and always hydrate. And remind myself I will have two nice weeks of...
07-18-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,437
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

the best way to deal with summer temps is to not...

the best way to deal with summer temps is to not look at them and ride anyway. the moving part keeps you cool enough

it's hot everyday so
07-18-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,437
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.
07-15-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,284
Posted By 1AvidCyclistCat

“Good Bike Ride”

A good ride is that time you goose to mount your bike and just start pedaling away from stress, boost your immunity and help control your blood sugars, high blood pressure with the added bonus of...
07-15-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,232
Posted By jadocs

Sweet I already have 401, I'll hit 500 by next...

Sweet I already have 401, I'll hit 500 by next weekend.
07-14-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,203
Posted By ZIPP2001

Two rides a day !

Well now that my wife has started riding I get to go play several times a day. On a weekday I'm out several hours before her and go for a ride out from the shop or right when I get home. If she wants...
07-13-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,594
Posted By Kedosto

Moral of the story; don’t take up running...

Moral of the story; don’t take up running because it will lead to divorce, injury, and weight gain. Thanks for the warning.


-Kedosto
07-13-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,427
Posted By sdmc530

Holy Moly I am a winner

Today was Tour De Doughnut MN. I have done this every year from its start and its a great event! Usually I do the 50K route but a storm rolled though and I will be honest I got chicken about the...
07-12-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,563
Posted By caloso

Yes. A power meter will tell you how much energy...

Yes. A power meter will tell you how much energy you are expending.
07-10-19, 10:50 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 14,928
Posted By jade408

A lot if you seem tobe forgetting the OP is 16....

A lot if you seem tobe forgetting the OP is 16. Maybe still going through puberty. Cut out the refined stuff. Get more activity. Figure out the habits you can keep up with for life. Also, you can’t...
07-10-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,284
Posted By ucfdad

Thanks for all the positive and encouraging...

Thanks for all the positive and encouraging replies so far. I guess I was forgetting that every rider had to begin somewhere so my 8 miler isn't so bad. I am going to keep going because even on...
07-10-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,284
Posted By TakingMyTime

You're doing great. Mileage is a personal thing...

You're doing great. Mileage is a personal thing and can change from day to day. As long as you're moving forward it's a good thing.

When my wife and I first started out we were stopping 3 times...
07-10-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,298
Posted By Skipjacks

Tires are the answer. But I don't mean...

Tires are the answer.

But I don't mean better tires on your bike.

I mean let the air of of the tires on his bike.

You'll fly right past him.
07-09-19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,298
Posted By badger1

It's not the bike. You are riding a 'road bike',...

It's not the bike. You are riding a 'road bike', no less so than is your husband. Yours just happens to have flat bars w/bar ends, and 32mm tires. Changing the tires to something else might, as...
07-09-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,298
Posted By DrIsotope

Get right on his back wheel. He's a big guy, he...

Get right on his back wheel. He's a big guy, he can cut through the wind for you. You will need to put out about 60% of his effort to stay behind him, even at speeds above 20mph. If he wants to work...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,113
Posted By HTupolev

Color has everything top do with a bike's...

Color has everything top do with a bike's performance.
07-09-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,137
Posted By livedarklions

My secret for energy is arguing passionately...

My secret for energy is arguing passionately about some arcane point of cycling on this forum.
07-08-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,042
Posted By jideta

Summertime! Severe case of bicycle shirt

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1740x2000/img_2917_bc73ef54597646b708809058d1937a1e3a4f0810.jpg

I better hang out at the beach a bit more...sans jersey.
07-08-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,568
Posted By burnthesheep

All I have to add is that I am not a person into...

All I have to add is that I am not a person into Skratch or sweat tests.........but I did experiment with adding some sodium to my Gatorade mix and it REALLY changed the game for longer rides.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,900
Posted By BengalCat

My bike came from the factory with 25mm tires. I...

My bike came from the factory with 25mm tires. I switched to 28mm. Definite improvement in comfort, handling, and speed. I really would like 32mm but the rear wheel tire doesn't have enough...
07-07-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,271
Posted By DrIsotope

I outright refuse to cut back to 10 hours per...

I outright refuse to cut back to 10 hours per week. The last time I recorded less than 10 hours of activities in a week was December 18-24, 2017.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,900
Posted By Harumph

I've gone from 23's, to 25's, and now 28's. I...

I've gone from 23's, to 25's, and now 28's. I won't look back.
07-07-19, 03:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,208
Posted By downhillmaster

Huh? You attempted to text while riding because...

Huh?
You attempted to text while riding because your sister didn’t wave to you?
:rolleyes: got what you deserved imo
07-06-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,208
Posted By jamesdak

You don't need protection if you don't text and...

You don't need protection if you don't text and ride at the same time. Sorta like don't text and drive.
07-06-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,024
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

I'd pick the Ciocc, simply because the Concorde...

I'd pick the Ciocc, simply because the Concorde is quite a flashy frame and doesn't need any distraction. Tanwalls might go well with the yellow bottle cages too.
07-05-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,137
Posted By Lemond1985

Starch addiction is no laughing matter. Someone...

Starch addiction is no laughing matter. Someone at a party convinces you experiment with tasting a French Fry or two. NBD. Before you know it, you're frantically sending out resumes to Or-Ida,...
07-03-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,232
Posted By Aahzz

I was looking at the challenge leaderboard on...

I was looking at the challenge leaderboard on Strava this morning - the first place rider already has 484 miles in....me, I have 28.2 :)
07-02-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,706
Posted By FolderBeholder

We rocked the Fitbits for 2 - 3 years and while I...

We rocked the Fitbits for 2 - 3 years and while I had no real problems with the hardware, the software and support (lack of) sent me and the Missus to the....Apple Watch.

Our Fitbits didnt keep...
07-02-19, 03:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,072
Posted By canklecat

I can't find a double helmet to go with the dual...

I can't find a double helmet to go with the dual kickstand I want for my errand bike.
07-01-19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,289
Posted By bruce19

I do a Century minus my age. Much more reasonable.

I do a Century minus my age. Much more reasonable.
07-01-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,289
Posted By BCDrums

Birthday Ride!

I am inspired by this thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/fifty-plus-50/1167857-do-i-have.html) from NomarsGirl. I took my birthday ride last week, a week before my 67th birthday. We were on Cape Cod...
07-01-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,987
Posted By wobrien

Distance between breaks

How far do you all tend to go before you take a break when riding? I typically don't take breaks and my longer rides tend to be in the 25 to 35 mile range. But, I recently started riding with my 13...
07-01-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,426
Posted By freeranger

YAY! Still got it!

A friend wanted to trail ride, so dusted off the old chromoly GT and went out to ride. Nothing radical-just the usual singletrack with rocks, roots, stream crossing, etc. No log jumps or major drops....
06-30-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,253
Posted By Ck333

Ok I stopped being silly and put tape on but now...

Ok I stopped being silly and put tape on but now i feel stuffy😒https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1000/20190627_092143_200c55a4adfad8ae3440df8ad03cefade3a12b82.jpg
06-30-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,252
Posted By Helderberg

Just a nice ride.

Went out yesterday with the idea of just getting in a few miles as it was 97* and very humid. I have four segments laid out on my Strava but decided to not get into that mindset and just have a nice...
06-29-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,140
Posted By hillyman

I always loved the Pletscher Double but getting...

I always loved the Pletscher Double but getting harder to use on today's frames and with disc brake cable/hose in the way on chainstay. I switched to the Montague rackstand and it's ok. Makes a...
06-29-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,777
Posted By aspalmat

I have never been a morning workout person, in...

I have never been a morning workout person, in fact, I always thought it was "ridiculous". However, in the last 6 months I've found myself doing it.

Several days a week I'm on my bike by 4:45 am....
06-28-19, 05:29 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,314
Posted By Machka

Started cycling 46 years ago. Started cycling...

Started cycling 46 years ago.
Started cycling avidly 29 years ago.
Rode my first century 25 years ago.
Rode my first 1200 km randonnee 17 years ago.
Met Rowan on my second 1200 km randonnee 16...
06-27-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,253
Posted By randyjawa

I must admit that the safety concern never...

I must admit that the safety concern never crossed my mind, but the above advice, and similar comments from other forum members, is very good, in my opinion. That said, there have been plenty of...
06-27-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,140
Posted By jefnvk

Greenfield rear kickstand is what I use, on...

Greenfield rear kickstand is what I use, on everything but my disc brake bike (doesn't fit) or the vintage ones with built in stands.

If you want one, get one. Don't let people shame you into not...
06-27-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,140
Posted By boozergut

I love the Greenfield kick stand. As it gets...

I love the Greenfield kick stand. As it gets hotter stops become more frequent. By the time I stop Im dripping sweat, my glasses are fogged up, and bugs are biting. I don't like groping for a tree,...
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