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09-23-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,965
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: 34
Views: 490
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: 93
Views: 1,965
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: 93
Views: 1,965
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: 93
Views: 1,965
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: 93
Views: 1,965
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: 65
Views: 971
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: 65
Views: 971
Posted By wolfchild

Here you go...:popcorn

Here you go...:popcorn
09-19-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,276
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: 689
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: 14
Views: 426
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: 5,515
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: 5,515
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: 5,515
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: 5,515
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: 2,969
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: 373
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: 1,228
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: 1,131
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: 4,399
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: 529
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: 4,644
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: 4,399
Posted By wolfchild

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

Looks incomplete...Where's the meat ??
09-09-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,399
Posted By wolfchild

Absolutely yes to this :thumb:

Absolutely yes to this :thumb:
09-09-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,399
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: 4,644
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: 4,644
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: 3,267
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: 14
Views: 452
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: 2,091
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: 3,267
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: 3,267
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: 6
Views: 392
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: 521
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: 1,131
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: 6
Views: 392
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: 133
Views: 3,702
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: 56
Views: 1,880
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...
09-05-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,702
Posted By wolfchild

These type of subjects are eternal and never end.

These type of subjects are eternal and never end.
09-05-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,296
Posted By wolfchild

There are no short cuts to fitness....Anybody who...

There are no short cuts to fitness....Anybody who uses HIIT as a short cut to fitness is doing it wrong. People should be using a lower intensity exercise program to build their aerobic base first...
09-04-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,434
Posted By wolfchild

.recumbent cycling.

.recumbent cycling.
09-04-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,434
Posted By wolfchild

Looks fake...Needs some sponsorship logos to make...

Looks fake...Needs some sponsorship logos to make it look like a real cycling jersey.
09-04-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,296
Posted By wolfchild

It's true, HIIT isn't fun at all, it's hard and...

It's true, HIIT isn't fun at all, it's hard and demanding, anybody who says that they enjoy HIIT and find it pleasurable is a liar...Pro athletes don't do HIIT for fun and enjoyment, they use HIIT as...
09-03-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,091
Posted By wolfchild

I never take flu shots....I find that cycling all...

I never take flu shots....I find that cycling all winter is far more effective at preventing flu and colds than any flu shot out there...The only time I ever had a serious flu was when I decided to...
09-03-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,091
Posted By wolfchild

I knew another " cycling hazards thread " was...

I knew another " cycling hazards thread " was coming soon...Definitely subscribed.
09-03-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,267
Posted By wolfchild

I wear tight fitting boxer briefs made form...

I wear tight fitting boxer briefs made form synthetic wicking fabric I wash them after a ride when I take a shower. Most cotton underwear isn't a good choice for cycling because the seams on the...
09-03-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,267
Posted By wolfchild

Where does it say that every cyclists has to wear...

Where does it say that every cyclists has to wear cycling shorts ??.What you wear on your butt depends on how comfortable your saddle is and the length/duration of your ride...OPs question is legit...
09-02-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By wolfchild

Eat a huge big dinner the night before. Start...

Eat a huge big dinner the night before. Start your ride fasted and see how far you can get. Bring along some energy snacks and drink just in case you run into a problem.
09-02-20, 04:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 772
Posted By wolfchild

100% waterproof and 100% breathable at the same...

100% waterproof and 100% breathable at the same time is a fantasy. There is no such thing out there. Gore-Tex and other similar fabrics are only good for low intensity activities. Anything higher...
09-02-20, 04:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 813
Posted By wolfchild

Don't chase pain and soreness...Soreness and pain...

Don't chase pain and soreness...Soreness and pain isn't an evidence of productive workout. As long as keep noticing regular improvements, that's all that matters.
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