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07-18-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By OBoile

Given what you say here, if your primary goal is...

Given what you say here, if your primary goal is to get faster, I'd do the hard leg day on Sunday after your harder ride on Saturday. If cycling is your main goal, I'd also think about keeping...
07-18-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,242
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...
07-17-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,716
Posted By OBoile

Why do you feel so threatened by carbon bikes?

Why do you feel so threatened by carbon bikes?
07-16-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,716
Posted By OBoile

I think that's always been the case. It's just so...

I think that's always been the case. It's just so much easier today to repeatedly broadcast a message (real or fake), so manipulating people has become more commonplace.
07-16-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,716
Posted By OBoile

It's not true, so you can relax.

It's not true, so you can relax.
07-16-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,242
Posted By OBoile

Please stop.

Please stop.
07-16-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,242
Posted By OBoile

But then he has made a change to his diet.

But then he has made a change to his diet.
07-16-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,242
Posted By OBoile

This post is pretty much completely wrong.

This post is pretty much completely wrong.
07-16-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,716
Posted By OBoile

Uh, Mike Woods admitted he messed up and caused...

Uh, Mike Woods admitted he messed up and caused the crash.
07-16-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,417
Posted By OBoile

Yeah, supporting Ford would be a deal breaker for...

Yeah, supporting Ford would be a deal breaker for me.
07-15-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,417
Posted By OBoile

The only real deal breaker for me is fundraising....

The only real deal breaker for me is fundraising. I don't want to go around asking people for money.

Cost and distance play a role obviously as well, but I'll pay for a nice ride, or a ride close...
07-12-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,242
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, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By OBoile

Why do people keep spelling it "Eneos" instead of...

Why do people keep spelling it "Eneos" instead of "Ineos"?
07-12-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,262
Posted By OBoile

Sportsnet has it on both live and replay....

Sportsnet has it on both live and replay. snnow.ca allows you to stream it. It's free if you have cable, if not, you can get one month for $20. You can watch live, or on demand.
07-12-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,242
Posted By OBoile

I fail to see any false equivalencies in that...

I fail to see any false equivalencies in that graphic. It says how these diets work *for weight loss*. Not for health. In that respect, it's completely accurate. They all work by creating a caloric...
07-11-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 835
Posted By OBoile

This. Lots of people end up consuming more...

This. Lots of people end up consuming more without realizing it. A little bit more cereal in their bowl at breakfast, a high calorie drink instead of their normal coffee, some small snacks throughout...
07-11-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,242
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...
07-11-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,242
Posted By OBoile

Definitely. It is easy to overeat them and your...

Definitely. It is easy to overeat them and your strategy is a perfectly sound one IMO.

Really, any diet strategy is just about making you feel less miserable/hungry while consuming fewer calories...
07-11-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,242
Posted By OBoile

Actually, from a pure weight loss perspective, it...

Actually, from a pure weight loss perspective, it kind of is just that easy.

https://www.diabetesdaily.com/blog/oh-dear-the-twinkie-diet-actually-works-268743/

Calories are what matter for...
07-11-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,242
Posted By OBoile

Or, if you're trying to exercise at a high...

Or, if you're trying to exercise at a high intensity. There's a reason pro riders are fanatical about refueling their carbs so regularly in a ride. They know they can't put out any kind of intensity...
07-11-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,242
Posted By OBoile

No, it was terrible. Look, you can lose...

No, it was terrible.

Look, you can lose weight on a Keto diet, but it is certainly not the *only* way which is what that poster said. If you're into endurance sports and care about your...
07-11-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,242
Posted By OBoile

No you don't. What a silly thing to say.

No you don't. What a silly thing to say.
07-11-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By OBoile

I've been tracking Woods for a while. I love that...

I've been tracking Woods for a while. I love that he shows his power which a lot of pros don't. I'll definitely add Michal to my following list.
07-11-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,262
Posted By OBoile

flobikes is next year.

flobikes is next year.
07-10-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,331
Posted By OBoile

True. But even if he had "only done what everyone...

True. But even if he had "only done what everyone else had done" it still wouldn't be okay.
07-10-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,331
Posted By OBoile

Other people did it, therefore it's okay. ...

Other people did it, therefore it's okay.

Yeah, you're a beacon of morality.
07-10-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,331
Posted By OBoile

It's amazing how some people (kind of like Lance)...

It's amazing how some people (kind of like Lance) just seem to lack any morals at all. "I had cancer, therefore it's okay for me to cheat and be a jerk to pretty much everyone in my life."

Oh, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By OBoile

I'd noticed she hasn't been in any recent videos...

I'd noticed she hasn't been in any recent videos but I didn't know she had formally left. That sucks. I liked her a lot.
07-10-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By OBoile

I quite enjoy watching women's cycling. While I'm...

I quite enjoy watching women's cycling. While I'm not expert enough to notice all the subtleties, it seems to me that unless you are looking at speed/power numbers directly, it's pretty...
07-10-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,242
Posted By OBoile

Fat loss is mostly due to diet. Consumer fewer...

Fat loss is mostly due to diet. Consumer fewer calories than you burn and you'll lose weight. Strength training will signal your body that you need to retain/build muscle which will result in a...
07-08-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,820
Posted By OBoile

IMO people that run on the road when a sidewalk...

IMO people that run on the road when a sidewalk is present are pretty silly. They've traded a slight decrease in risk of repetitive stress injury (that could be offset by purchasing a shoe with more...
07-04-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 786
Posted By OBoile

It's funny, the War of 1812 was essentially a...

It's funny, the War of 1812 was essentially a draw, but both sides steadfastly claim victory. It shows just how open to interpretation history can be.
07-04-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 786
Posted By OBoile

https://www.usnews.com/news/best-countries/quality...

https://www.usnews.com/news/best-countries/quality-of-life-rankings

Who's laughing now. :)

In all seriousness, happy July 4th.
07-03-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,694
Posted By OBoile

Actually, I'm pretty sure that's what you said. ...

Actually, I'm pretty sure that's what you said.

No, we said that going all out in one is no harder than the other... kind of based on the definition of "all out".


This, at least, is something...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,519
Posted By OBoile

I have ridden that route multiple times... but...

I have ridden that route multiple times... but there's no need to re-test. My total power output in terms of kilojoules is recorded and listed (1068). That's the actual amount of work I've done....
07-02-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,631
Posted By OBoile

My road bikes do not have a kickstand. What's the...

My road bikes do not have a kickstand. What's the point of spending a bunch of money to make a bike light, and then adding unnecessary weight back on?

My winter commuter/utility bike does have a...
07-02-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,694
Posted By OBoile

Also agreed. There are many factors that are more...

Also agreed. There are many factors that are more important than the marginal, at best, differences the choice of sport makes wrt heart health.
07-02-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,694
Posted By OBoile

Yes, exactly. In any of these disciplines, you...

Yes, exactly. In any of these disciplines, you effectively can make it as hard as you like.

Wait... I said essentially the exact same thing a week or so ago. Does my post not count? :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,519
Posted By OBoile

It was just an abnormal reading form an HRM that...

It was just an abnormal reading form an HRM that was dying. Yes, that's what caused the relative effort to be so low (since the HR reported was essentially my resting HR). It's also what caused the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,519
Posted By OBoile

Not for me it doesn't. Maybe I have a setting I...

Not for me it doesn't. Maybe I have a setting I need to change?

https://www.strava.com/activities/2369296980

The ride I mentioned above (it was a relative effort of 6, not 6 calories burned)....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,519
Posted By OBoile

I don't get why Strava uses HR for calories when...

I don't get why Strava uses HR for calories when it has PM data readily available. One is a direct measurement of energy expended while the other is an estimate based on something that is influenced...
06-26-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,694
Posted By OBoile

Yes I believe this is true. HR is generally...

Yes I believe this is true. HR is generally higher when running too.

Whether this actually means it's better for your heart is another matter. Furthermore, due to it being easy on your body, it's...
06-26-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,694
Posted By OBoile

And again, I'll ask, who is saying it's all the...

And again, I'll ask, who is saying it's all the same?


Which is is why I didn't say that.

The only "flow" I see here is you consistently making unbalanced comparisons and misinterpreting what...
06-26-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,694
Posted By OBoile

I don't recall anyone here saying there is no...

I don't recall anyone here saying there is no difference in adaptations that occur.

You're conflating two entirely separate statements here. Cycling is largely less efficient because you're...
06-26-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,641
Posted By OBoile

Well, I agree they shouldn't be driving in an...

Well, I agree they shouldn't be driving in an unsafe manor, but you're being foolish if you think people, at least a few of them, aren't going to act based on their resentment. If there's one thing...
06-25-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,641
Posted By OBoile

You can't see why they might resent the fact that...

You can't see why they might resent the fact that you choose to break the law when it's convenient to do so, while at the same time taking advantage of laws that inconvenience them in order to stay...
06-25-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,694
Posted By OBoile

Cycling is, no doubt, easier on your body (until...

Cycling is, no doubt, easier on your body (until you crash that is). However, this is both good and bad.

The Good:
Less likely to get hurt.
Can ride for several hours without taxing your...
06-25-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,694
Posted By OBoile

I'm not sure why you're rolling your eyes here....

I'm not sure why you're rolling your eyes here. This is pretty much common knowledge. And no one would say someone running at 15 mph is "plodding along".
06-25-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,053
Posted By OBoile

I meant something like a kickr (or more likely a...

I meant something like a kickr (or more likely a cheaper one), not rollers. So, kind of like an exercise bike except that it's your bike so it fits and you're used to it. No real need to balance and...
06-25-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,037
Posted By OBoile

Yeah. You're right. It is really a lot.

Yeah. You're right. It is really a lot.
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