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09-15-20, 05:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,978
Posted By work4bike

I thought Chris Horner gave a very plausible...

I thought Chris Horner gave a very plausible reason for Ineos' rough tour this year.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgE_o4TkpJY
09-13-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,727
Posted By work4bike

Not knowing which triathlon forums are the...

Not knowing which triathlon forums are the popular ones, I did a quick search and I found one site (slowtwitch) where there were comments about how he may have bitten off more than he could...
09-12-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,727
Posted By work4bike

I just came across this video of a guy that does...

I just came across this video of a guy that does triathlons, who's apparently in recovery from something...Anyway, he describes building mitochondria better than I did. His explanation starts at...
09-11-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,526
Posted By work4bike

No worries. There's just a lot of "experts" here...

No worries. There's just a lot of "experts" here that feel the need to school us pathetic excuse for cyclists:D I've had a few of my threads turn into something similar....
09-09-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,772
Posted By work4bike

Watching stage 11 and Bob Roll pointed out that...

Watching stage 11 and Bob Roll pointed out that #25 of the Bora team (Gregor Mühlberger) is sitting on the back of the peloton in a thermal rain cape in perfect weather conditions. Sounds like a...
09-08-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,526
Posted By work4bike

Pedestrians to cyclists on sidewalks, crosswalks...

Pedestrians to cyclists on sidewalks, crosswalks and MUPs...

Please, cyclists:
Slow down
Be patient
Pay attention
Is that so f*****g hard?

:D;)
09-06-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,727
Posted By work4bike

Chances are that your actual MAX HR is higher...

Chances are that your actual MAX HR is higher than the HR predicted by any formula. All formulas I've tried give me about the same number, but my actual max HR is higher. Turns out the formula of...
09-05-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 899
Posted By work4bike

I don't like teams wearing yellow jerseys. ...

I don't like teams wearing yellow jerseys.

I really don't like Team AG2R's cycling kits; ugly ass color scheme.
09-05-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,727
Posted By work4bike

I've always been talking about people that ride...

I've always been talking about people that ride for health; however, it's a moot point, since this thing of riding in zone 3 for the bulk of one's ride is a very common mistake made, both by...
09-05-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,727
Posted By work4bike

P.S....I just want to address this issue of...

P.S....I just want to address this issue of conflating Running and Cycling. In one sense I am, because most of what I've read on this subject comes from my running experience. Actually the first time...
09-05-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,727
Posted By work4bike

Because that's what most people do when they go...

Because that's what most people do when they go out for a ride (or run), they hit the middle ground, because if feels like they're doing something. That's fine, but when you do it over and over and...
09-04-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,727
Posted By work4bike

I admit, I'm a little loose on the the definition...

I admit, I'm a little loose on the the definition of an easy ride, I've seen it listed anywhere from 50 - 70%, which is pretty easy in my experience.

It's not my idea about mitochondria, rather...
09-04-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,727
Posted By work4bike

OK, first lets make some things clear, partly in...

OK, first lets make some things clear, partly in case I misunderstood the OP's intentions.
We're not talking about training for a race where results are of primary consideration and thus we have a...
09-04-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,727
Posted By work4bike

This is where we get into the very gray area....

This is where we get into the very gray area. What's too easy? I could go for a run or a ride at a ridiculously slow pace and yes that will not add to my cardio/muscular benefit. Although, you could...
09-04-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,727
Posted By work4bike

The only junk miles are when you force yourself...

The only junk miles are when you force yourself to ride when you should be recovering. Easy rides are NOT junk miles. You don't need to push it at a certain level to have gains, every mile you logged...
09-04-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 703
Posted By work4bike

From what I understand the glutes are generally...

From what I understand the glutes are generally used more when standing, but I've never really looked into it for myself. The quads generally do more work when seated, but this is affected by your...
09-03-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,506
Posted By work4bike

Finally, someone that can describe the braking...

Finally, someone that can describe the braking feel of discs vs. traditional brakes.

Very helpful input, thank you!



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09-03-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 617
Posted By work4bike

How can putting a material over your mouth and...

How can putting a material over your mouth and nose not restrict breathing?
09-03-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,506
Posted By work4bike

I did a true superman impersonation. I'm sure it...

I did a true superman impersonation. I'm sure it was entertaining to the "spectators".

There are a few accidents I had when I first started cycling that still pop in my head while riding today....
Forum: Foo
08-28-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4,463
Views: 373,117
Posted By work4bike

Great Crested Flycatcher Male ...

Great Crested Flycatcher

Male
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Female...
08-27-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,726
Posted By work4bike

I don't ever call police with incidents involving...

I don't ever call police with incidents involving a motorist and me, because it's basically my word against theirs -- but I don't ride with a camera. As for the video in the OP, I don't see much of...
Forum: Foo
08-21-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,458
Posted By work4bike

Harvested 29lb bunch of bananas, with two bunches...

Harvested 29lb bunch of bananas, with two bunches waiting for harvest.:D:thumb:



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08-20-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 535
Posted By work4bike

This thing of people being lax, most of which...

This thing of people being lax, most of which (from my observations) is the young; you'll remember when we were "invincible":)

Furthermore, it's not just in the US, but around the world; it only...
08-10-20, 04:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,669
Posted By work4bike

I can easily look behind me while keeping the...

I can easily look behind me while keeping the bike true on course, but that's not a reason to not use a mirror (at least in my experience of riding). My eyes are always darting around looking for...
Forum: Foo
08-06-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 737
Posted By work4bike

I actually found an article about navigating by...

I actually found an article about navigating by the stars. The navy stopped, but seems to have brought it back. I think that's a good thing. Sextants still have a place in today's highly advanced...
Forum: Foo
08-06-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 737
Posted By work4bike

In today's world, mothballed fleets just are not...

In today's world, mothballed fleets just are not feasible any longer. Here's an article from last year that addresses this issue. So, that means sail ships and coal burners are out of the question....
Forum: Foo
06-28-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,458
Posted By work4bike

I got two varieties of pumpkins growing. One is...

I got two varieties of pumpkins growing. One is called Big Max and they're suppose to grow pumpkins up to ~100lbs. And the second was from a pumpkin I collected last year when I was collecting yard...
06-19-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 886
Posted By work4bike

We cyclists need to stop pushing so hard for...

We cyclists need to stop pushing so hard for separated cycling paths, if we want to stay on the roads. Here in Jax, Fl, I've noticed that every road that gets reworked has a bike lane installed. This...
06-19-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 886
Posted By work4bike

I'm against "driving licences" for cyclists;...

I'm against "driving licences" for cyclists; however, I find it difficult to defend this position at times when I see how some people riding bikes do totally boneheaded things. Just the other day, I...
Forum: Foo
05-30-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,458
Posted By work4bike

Florida's native version of the Pink Rain Lily...

Florida's native version of the Pink Rain Lily grows throughout my yard, despite it being an endangered plant in Florida. It's not endangered because it's a fragile species that is difficult to grow...
Forum: Foo
05-07-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,458
Posted By work4bike

Indigo Bunting -- I think... ...

Indigo Bunting -- I think...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dscn2337_d4f1712ab6b0a53c477a8e89231ff8271d97e15f.jpg...
Forum: Foo
05-04-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,458
Posted By work4bike

Downy Woodpecker getting an easy meal from a very...

Downy Woodpecker getting an easy meal from a very non-woody Canna Lily plant.

P.S. I believe it's a Downy Woodpecker and not a Hairy Woodpecker, which looks very similar; however, the H....
Forum: Foo
04-23-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,458
Posted By work4bike

This is my kind of gardening. Love it!! ...

This is my kind of gardening. Love it!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ii7cR9-FJfY
Forum: Foo
04-14-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,458
Posted By work4bike

These things are swift, zipping around ...

These things are swift, zipping around


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Forum: Foo
04-14-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,458
Posted By work4bike

I grow/garden mostly for the benefit of local...

I grow/garden mostly for the benefit of local wildlife. I've ripped up 95% of the grass in my yard and have replaced it with heavy mulch and plants (mostly native) that produce seeds/berries for...
04-06-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,254
Posted By work4bike

Pretty much everything already mentioned is what...

Pretty much everything already mentioned is what I hate about MUPs. But in addition, I've noticed that the ones I've been on are very narrow and curvy, creating a lot of blind spots, yet many idiots...
03-23-20, 04:56 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 31,441
Posted By work4bike

It should be noted that the six-foot separation...

It should be noted that the six-foot separation rule isn't applicable to cyclists -- it just won't work with the speed we ride. There are no guidelines for cyclists, that I know of, but I'll continue...
01-02-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,087
Posted By work4bike

I prefer the Idaho Stop Law.

I prefer the Idaho Stop Law.
01-01-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,634
Posted By work4bike

Regardless if it's a large truck or a "Smart...

Regardless if it's a large truck or a "Smart car", I take the lane and get directly behind the vehicle that is turning. I do this to ensure I stay out of their blind side and it also makes it easier...
12-09-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,513
Posted By work4bike

Weight/strength training with weights is crucial...

Weight/strength training with weights is crucial to me for maintaining good muscular balance. I've been putting in a lot of running miles lately in preparation for a race this coming March, but all...
Forum: Foo
12-04-19, 05:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 847
Posted By work4bike

Saying what is a continent and what is not is...

Saying what is a continent and what is not is kind of random. Look at the continents of Europe and Asia. It all looks like one large land mass to me...
09-12-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,129
Posted By work4bike

The author in the OP's link is absolutely...

The author in the OP's link is absolutely correct. I love taking the lane and holding up cars so a pedestrian can cross the street:D
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,094
Posted By work4bike

Credit Card Debt --- Unbelievable

I heard on the news last night that American's credit card debt increased by 20-billion dollars in the last four months and is nearly a trillion dollars. That's incredible:eek:

Last I heard about...
07-09-19, 04:52 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,455
Posted By work4bike

I remember after Lance was busted, you'd never...

I remember after Lance was busted, you'd never hear his name mentioned by Phil/ Paul during the TdF; however, yesterday as I was watching the TdF, Phil did mention Lance's podcast...Time does heal...
Forum: Foo
06-05-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,429
Posted By work4bike

Ideas for Water Reclamation & Reuse

As of now here in Jax, Florida we are in the midst of minor drought, our last major drought was in 2007/2008. https://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/

There are a lot of brown lawns around right now,...
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