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07-22-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 502
Posted By UniChris

Glad I listened to that little voice suggesting...

Glad I listened to that little voice suggesting it was maybe better that I not ask
07-18-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,054
Posted By UniChris

What if I found an actual farthing?

What if I found an actual farthing?
07-18-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,018
Posted By gregf83

It only demonstrates that exercise is not a magic...

It only demonstrates that exercise is not a magic bullet that will transform an obese individual to a fit, healthy one in 4 wks.

What the study found was that with a very moderate amount of...
07-18-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,018
Posted By indyfabz

How did I lose 90 lbs. not doing keto if it's the...

How did I lose 90 lbs. not doing keto if it's the only think that works?
07-18-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,018
Posted By OBoile

He's probably upset because he doesn't like you...

He's probably upset because he doesn't like you spreading false information. The idea that the Keto diet is necessary, or even superior to other diets for losing weight, simply isn't true. It creates...
07-18-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,589
Posted By ksryder

You're a person riding a bike. That's a real...

You're a person riding a bike. That's a real cyclist.

I ride 5-6000 miles a year. More than many, but less than some. Sometimes acquaintances will ask a cycling question and preface it with "well...
07-16-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,018
Posted By OBoile

This post is pretty much completely wrong.

This post is pretty much completely wrong.
07-14-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,002
Posted By Troul

I dont monitor my cadence as much as most might,...

I dont monitor my cadence as much as most might, but what I can say is that my cadence is not averaging above the 70. However, my hill climbing is good & I don't find myself needing to spin in the...
07-13-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,600
Posted By terrymorse

It was not enough salt. This was Climb to Kaiser...

It was not enough salt. This was Climb to Kaiser (https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30243239), during one of those record-breaking heat waves. I was taking Endurolytes and filling my bottle with...
07-13-19, 12:18 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,168
Posted By BengalCat

For road biking weight, (total weight bike and...

For road biking weight, (total weight bike and rider), is certainly important. Much more or less so depending upon the ride circumstance. That said, as important as weight is, it is nevertheless IMO...
07-12-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,018
Posted By indyfabz

Carbon fiber frames are dangerous.

Carbon fiber frames are dangerous.
07-12-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,018
Posted By OBoile

Out of context? Did you, or did you not say: ...

Out of context? Did you, or did you not say:
When it makes no claim about being scientific, and what statements it does make, are accurate according to the current top scientific beliefs?
The...
07-12-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,168
Posted By Korina

tl;dr. Don't care, I ride the bike(s) I like and...

tl;dr. Don't care, I ride the bike(s) I like and don't worry about weight. Makes for a fun ride.
07-12-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,018
Posted By Riveting

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/493x335/fat_belt_3_be104ff079cf80a9b5f8bfb4dbc28238d7c1edb8.jpg
07-11-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,600
Posted By downtube42

Buzz we have in abundance. Marketing we have....

Buzz we have in abundance. Marketing we have. Anecdotes we have. Product we have. Wild claims we have. People making money we have. Opinions we have.

Statistically valid evidence of solutions are...
07-11-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,018
Posted By WizardOfBoz

KraneXL, I agree that a few 1000 word posts in a...

KraneXL, I agree that a few 1000 word posts in a bike forum thread can't begin to address the complex issues of weight gain or wasting, muscle gain or wasting, etc. Use google scholar and search...
07-11-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,018
Posted By Paul Barnard

I have watched a lot of people head down the path...

I have watched a lot of people head down the path of weight loss. I have been able to predict those that would succeed and those that would not based on that singular factor.

Too much pain, too...
07-11-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,018
Posted By Paul Barnard

Dang brother, reading this and a recent post...

Dang brother, reading this and a recent post where you described the distances you ride, you have my respect! Well done.
07-11-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 847
Posted By terrymorse

I see that "bicycling won't help you lose weight"...

I see that "bicycling won't help you lose weight" argument all the time, and I can't understand the basis for it.

If you ride about 10 hours per week, and you maintain your current calorie intake,...
07-11-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,018
Posted By OBoile

In my younger days, I used to be very dogmatic,...

In my younger days, I used to be very dogmatic, and get into big arguments about which exercise/diet strategy was best. As I've gotten older (and, especially busier), I've realized that what you said...
07-10-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,018
Posted By EuanTait

Thanks for taking the time to educate me on this....

Thanks for taking the time to educate me on this. I have already cut out the soft drinks, I'm working on my consumption swapping fast food type fats with healthy ones such as Nuts. Im also starting a...
07-10-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,600
Posted By downtube42

I use a combination of profanity and...

I use a combination of profanity and passive-aggressively ignoring, directed at the offending muscle. Works every time.

I'll be teaching this technique at a cycling-specific cramp prevention...
07-10-19, 04:41 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,018
Posted By Brocephus

Cycling, being a low-impact cardio exercise, is...

Cycling, being a low-impact cardio exercise, is an excellent way to lose body fat, in general. But (as you you seem to be asking about) , you can't target specific area for fat reduction (as with...
07-09-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,148
Posted By OmegaWolf

Has anyone listed cold fusion yet?

Has anyone listed cold fusion yet?
07-09-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,031
Posted By banerjek

Obviously, the helmets are the problem. ...

Obviously, the helmets are the problem.

Though we could also improve things by keeping cyclists off the roads and relegating them to low speed tracks where they ride only short distances on flat...
07-09-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,148
Posted By jadocs

A well balanced diet which includes healthy fats....

A well balanced diet which includes healthy fats. Your body absorbs nutrients much better through real food than supplements. Back in the day I used to compete in bodybuilding. My first contest I...
07-09-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,682
Posted By WizardOfBoz

Like you, I'm shocked - shocked - to know that a...

Like you, I'm shocked - shocked - to know that a mfr is overhyping their product. :)



I come down to the same conclusion on MIPS and Wavecel. I've read the research papers, and the...
07-09-19, 02:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,042
Posted By PDKL45

Hey OP, why not contact Jan Heine at Rene Herse...

Hey OP, why not contact Jan Heine at Rene Herse bicycles? He often travels to Japan as his wife is Japanese and he is very knowledgable when it comes to classic bikes. Maybe he, or someone else,...
07-08-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,550
Posted By Son_Rising

I use flat pedals on all of my bikes. I began on...

I use flat pedals on all of my bikes. I began on flats as a kid. In my late 20s thru to late 30s I used toe-clips and clipless on some bikes. Now I'm back to flats on all of my bikes. I prefer flat...
07-08-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,042
Posted By dedhed

I believe the purpose of the business is to sell...

I believe the purpose of the business is to sell parts for profit.
07-08-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 694
Posted By burnthesheep

Easier to get the needle in.....(ducks and runs)

Easier to get the needle in.....(ducks and runs)
07-05-19, 06:11 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,045
Posted By Lemond1985

https://media.giphy.com/media/8h0RhWENwthrW/source...

https://media.giphy.com/media/8h0RhWENwthrW/source.gif

"Starches!"
07-04-19, 05:09 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,168
Posted By jideta

I think you are at what I call the Mendoza line...

I think you are at what I call the Mendoza line of bicycle weight.
After that I believe it comes down to how a frame responds to your style of riding.
I had 20lbs steel frame bicycle that felt like...
07-03-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,825
Posted By shelbyfv

As useless as the sex on a bike thread but even...

As useless as the sex on a bike thread but even less imaginative. Not even a participation medal for this.:twitchy:
07-03-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,433
Posted By rumrunn6

don't ride on sidewalks

don't ride on sidewalks
07-03-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,600
Posted By Machka

You got a calf cramp after 4.79 miles on the...

You got a calf cramp after 4.79 miles on the bicycle?

I'd be checking your setup and pedalling style.

Are you able to post a photo of your bicycle and preferably of you on or at least next to...
07-02-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,364
Posted By WizardOfBoz

Your approach is reasonable, and is a good one to...

Your approach is reasonable, and is a good one to adopt. Address a momentary thoughtlessness in a way that allows a person to realize that they're doing something that's inconveniencing people. ...
07-02-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,262
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I wish the county would start ticketing those...

I wish the county would start ticketing those deer that run out in front of my bike on purpose. They wait until the last minute then run out in front trying to wreck me. I know it is multi use road...
07-02-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,791
Posted By indyfabz

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conrad_Dunn#Filmogra...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conrad_Dunn#Filmography

You mean you weren't a big fan of "Days of Our Lives"?
07-02-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,361
Posted By Kedosto

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/450x450/65c2cf06_4334_4d44_86a9_765c11f975dd_01a3e5b4a0fa1bdade091faefacbe92b9c3d7906.jpeg

Butter flavor is more aero.


-Kedosto
07-02-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,364
Posted By jon c.

Not sure people inconveniencing you on a bike...

Not sure people inconveniencing you on a bike path equates to suffering, exploitation and oppression.

When your out in public, you have to put up with other people. Choose empty roads and you...
07-01-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 11,706
Posted By indyfabz

It was my rest day. Rode up a Forest Service Rd....

It was my rest day. Rode up a Forest Service Rd. from camp looking for wildlife. (The area is home to black bears and grizzlies along with mountain lions.) Decided to turn around and head back after...
07-01-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 834
Posted By himespau

Helmets are single crash and then throw away...

Helmets are single crash and then throw away items.
06-30-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,888
Posted By UniChris

There could hardly be a better example of the...

There could hardly be a better example of the pathological inability to see how something effects others.

Spend some time walking on your local MUP's. You'll find as a pedestrian your experience...
06-30-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 884
Posted By KLiNCK

Why not make it really interesting? Charge the...

Why not make it really interesting? Charge the battery... BUT DON’T WEAR ANY SHOES!
06-30-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,491
Posted By katsup

The one with the easiest lock or in the least...

The one with the easiest lock or in the least public spot.
06-27-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,098
Posted By Retro Grouch

Not enough information. Since the days of...

Not enough information. Since the days of sloping top tubes that question has gotten more complicated.
06-27-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,534
Posted By ksryder

The new wireless fishing reel from Shimano can't...

The new wireless fishing reel from Shimano can't catch a thing! I prefer my old school downtube reel.

And don't get me started on my tubeless disc reel...
06-27-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,534
Posted By mcours2006

Fishing and cycling is totally related. One word:...

Fishing and cycling is totally related. One word: Shimano!
06-26-19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,534
Posted By veganbikes

"The problem with quotes found on the internet is...

"The problem with quotes found on the internet is it is hard to verify their authenticity" Abraham Lincoln, 1st President of America and inventor of the Buick Riviera and Legos (which are both named...
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