Bike Forums - Search Results

Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: wphamilton
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 4.56 seconds.
05-24-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,878
Posted By wphamilton

​​​​​​ You are laboring under a misconception -...

​​​​​​
You are laboring under a misconception - several. This study does not support your conclusion - the one stated in this title, and the conclusions you posted originally (before your edit). ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 7,922
Posted By wphamilton

I had enjoyed checking my run or ride against my...

I had enjoyed checking my run or ride against my recent and historical performance. Not enough to pay for it though.

I do have Fitbit uploading automatically to Strava, and Golden Cheetah...
05-22-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,056
Posted By wphamilton

I don't see that in the particular study that he...

I don't see that in the particular study that he brought up. It's an estimate based on existing studies/
05-20-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,878
Posted By wphamilton

That particular study isn't difficult to grasp -...

That particular study isn't difficult to grasp - but before you could even begin to suppose that sweating from exercise is the major cause of bone density loss you have to look into both the effect...
05-20-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,878
Posted By wphamilton

Calcium supplements are at least well established...

Calcium supplements are at least well established to improve bone density.

As for your relatively obnoxious first paragraph, I didn't realize that you posted this thread with such a stretch...
05-20-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,454
Posted By wphamilton

The stereotyping and maligning them as addled is...

The stereotyping and maligning them as addled is where she lost me. I wonder if she takes less offense when it's a hybrid bike or family groups weaving around her.

Before she went there, yeah here...
05-20-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 967
Posted By wphamilton

My initial impression is always "why is this jerk...

My initial impression is always "why is this jerk honking at me?" So I can sympathize. A second later I usually think, they're probably not, and who knows it may just be one of those who honk at...
05-20-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,878
Posted By wphamilton

Are you saying that the studies answer my...

Are you saying that the studies answer my questions? You may have to elaborate then because I did read them fairly closely, and that's where the questions started. For example it seems to me to...
05-19-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,878
Posted By wphamilton

I don't mind admitting that I have a knowledge...

I don't mind admitting that I have a knowledge gap keeping me from fully understanding it. I have questions but googling them up raises more questions.

For a "sniff check" we have 5 liters of...
05-19-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By wphamilton

Did anyone come up with specific advice on this...

Did anyone come up with specific advice on this part? I wind up eliminating one or two days of intensity on either running or cycling or both - if I'm not careful it all becomes easy/recovery efforts...
Forum: Commuting
05-18-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 690
Posted By wphamilton

Here's how I did it. Unfortunately, I haven't...

Here's how I did it. Unfortunately, I haven't used it much this year.
Laptop case Quick Release (https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1193879-my-road-bike-laptop-carrier.html)
Forum: Commuting
05-14-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By wphamilton

I did about that distance on my road bike for...

I did about that distance on my road bike for 8-10 years, mostly pretty bare-bones setup. I'd say Lights, fenders and a rack and you're good to go.
05-14-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By wphamilton

So they say (me too sometimes). But every time...

So they say (me too sometimes). But every time you stand on the pedals or shift your position it's 10 pounds less that you're moving than if the 10 pounds were on the bike. It's also 10 pounds less...
Forum: Commuting
05-14-20, 05:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By wphamilton

Those covers will help in light rain but your...

Those covers will help in light rain but your lower legs and arms will still get soaked. But light rain isn't the problem right? Wear a water-resistant rain shell, waterproof overshoes. And for...
05-13-20, 05:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 406
Posted By wphamilton

I bought mine online (Amazon) in April 2014. I'd...

I bought mine online (Amazon) in April 2014. I'd have no particular concern about clicking "buy again" if I felt like a new one since the expense so far is $3.16 per year and it's not significantly...
05-08-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,363
Posted By wphamilton

Offering expedited service at a price pretty much...

Offering expedited service at a price pretty much fixes that whole issue. If you're reasonably quick anyway - 2 or 3 days plus wait time for a part of necessary - almost nobody will take you up on...
05-07-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By wphamilton

Good form is absolutely important and I don't...

Good form is absolutely important and I don't disagree with anything here. But I am worried that someone starting from scratch almost will try to fix his form, perhaps even his step-rate and running...
05-05-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,301
Posted By wphamilton

As far as you could tell from watching people...

As far as you could tell from watching people anyway. I can't help but wonder if there ever was one, for some people. I wish they'd go bowling or to a massage parlor instead of the greenway though.
05-05-20, 05:49 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,301
Posted By wphamilton

Too many people ignoring distancing precautions. ...

Too many people ignoring distancing precautions. Here north of Atlanta pedestrians are back to walking in bunches, taking up most of the path. Cyclists will buzz you within a couple of feet even...
Forum: Commuting
04-29-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 735
Posted By wphamilton

I don't think you can fit any larger tires on the...

I don't think you can fit any larger tires on the front than you have now. Maybe if those are 26c you could try 28, but it looks pretty tight.
04-29-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By wphamilton

There's no minimum insertion line. That applies...

There's no minimum insertion line. That applies to a quill stem or seat post but not to your steering tube.

Is there any sticking up above the top of your stem (with a spacer there)? However much...
04-27-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 25,227
Views: 2,436,888
Posted By wphamilton

First recreational road ride in a long while...

First recreational road ride in a long while yesterday, and it was rough. Terrific headwind and too cold, but it was my endurance and power that were really off. When the front shifter malfunctioned...
04-21-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,311
Posted By wphamilton

Similar profile to you at almost 61 and faster...

Similar profile to you at almost 61 and faster than normal heart. My resting heart rate is nothing special, 60 according to Fitbit and low 50's when I get up in the morning. I haven't checked on a...
04-21-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,935
Posted By wphamilton

I don't think you can expect a "win" in any...

I don't think you can expect a "win" in any scenario of a raging pandemic. But I submit that misleading people about medical issues during a health crisis is a loss. Misinformation infects people...
04-20-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,935
Posted By wphamilton

Frankly it's never been medical wisdom that masks...

Frankly it's never been medical wisdom that masks (other than N95) don't help. Certain elements of the CDC put that out - briefly - because they wanted to avoid a run on masks. And even then, they...
04-20-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,935
Posted By wphamilton

Just so that it's not assumed there is a general...

Just so that it's not assumed there is a general consensus, this isn't true. The N95 has two advantages, neither of which renders other masks useless. They seal against your face better (you can...
04-20-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,935
Posted By wphamilton

Locally only about a quarter of the cyclists are...

Locally only about a quarter of the cyclists are using masks, that I've seen. They're using dust masks, or the same mask they use for allergies anyway.

I've been avoiding the whole scene, but when...
Forum: Commuting
04-20-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,572
Posted By wphamilton

Tail lights: I say "yes" necessary if only...

Tail lights: I say "yes" necessary if only because commuting, we can get caught riding twilight or dark working late, a forgotten meeting, errands, or unusual emergency. We don't necessarily need...
Forum: Commuting
04-17-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By wphamilton

There are few bikes that could qualify as a...

There are few bikes that could qualify as a literal investment. They might work forever, but they don't hold the value. It's more realistic to consider the price of a bike vs its commodity value.
...
04-17-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,367
Posted By wphamilton

Not to diminish your question, but I don't think...

Not to diminish your question, but I don't think I'll address it in this thread. The Helmet Thread perhaps.
04-17-20, 05:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,213
Posted By wphamilton

You can get a mechanical pump and still be...

You can get a mechanical pump and still be weight-conscious about it. Granted I've never cared much about the pump's weight but I did eventually end up with a tiny one that fits in the road bike's...
04-17-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By wphamilton

It takes a while to adapt, the time depending on...

It takes a while to adapt, the time depending on our core strength, flexibility,how much we ride and the duration of rides, and what we want to get from it. Longer at our age unfortunately. I am...
04-15-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 563
Posted By wphamilton

GUTR sweatband, the rubbery plastic gutter...

GUTR sweatband, the rubbery plastic gutter channels your sweat away from your forehead and eyes. Fabric headbands get saturated and eventually just dump it all in my face,
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,044
Posted By wphamilton

Not an area of expertise for me but I'm inclined...

Not an area of expertise for me but I'm inclined to agree with you. When you're not on the roadway (technically) it's not the same as regular traffic. But that's where bicycles normally are so I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,044
Posted By wphamilton

Technically "roadway" is the portion of the road...

Technically "roadway" is the portion of the road used for normal vehicular traffic, and the shoulder is not part of that.

In practice, if the shoulder is clear I'd be riding on it and glad of it.
04-05-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 30,424
Posted By wphamilton

I usually call anything over 200 a "measurement...

I usually call anything over 200 a "measurement error" and forget about it. But it's not that simple; cardio for me is 165 and threshold in the 180's, so my 200 heart rate isn't the same as an...
04-05-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 30,424
Posted By wphamilton

I didn't stop the run and check my pulse if...

I didn't stop the run and check my pulse if that's what you mean, mainly because I wasn't watching it that closely. Actually 200-209, not "over" 209.

It's not unusual to start high and have a...
04-05-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,297
Posted By wphamilton

Good to hear you're back in the saddle!! It takes...

Good to hear you're back in the saddle!! It takes a bit of courage, after going down hard with an injury like that.
04-04-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 30,424
Posted By wphamilton

I do worry about my heart- it's only reasonable...

I do worry about my heart- it's only reasonable for anyone over 60 to be concerned. Two days ago my HR was 209 for almost 4 minutes during a run, and I know that it doesn't mean anything specific....
04-04-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,183
Posted By wphamilton

The closest I've come to a "mechanical failure...

The closest I've come to a "mechanical failure accident" was a fixed gear peddle strike. Not having a freewheel mechanism was the failure. I think it just doesn't happen that often.
04-04-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3,067
Views: 293,629
Posted By wphamilton

It probably does make a neck injury more likely,...

It probably does make a neck injury more likely, but to a very slight degree compared to protecting your face. We dislike full facemasks because we need the breeze to keep cool.
Forum: Commuting
04-03-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,120
Posted By wphamilton

I've got a feeling that some of these changes...

I've got a feeling that some of these changes we're experiencing now are going to be permanent. Since my work function has no real reason for an office, other than oversight, I doubt that I'll be...
03-31-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,101
Posted By wphamilton

For all that it's obvious, it's also wrong. In...

For all that it's obvious, it's also wrong. In that same briefing, the estimated infection rate with quarantines was 5%.

And no, those estimated death rates assume ,medical care for the patients. ...
03-31-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,101
Posted By wphamilton

As I said, there are very good reasons for social...

As I said, there are very good reasons for social distancing. I guess you just wanted to emphasize how correct that statement was. Chiefly because there will be insufficient medical care if everyone...
03-31-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,101
Posted By wphamilton

In a sense, "social distancing" IS cavalier...

In a sense, "social distancing" IS cavalier behavior towards coronavirus, Not the individuals who are just doing what we're directed to do, but the whole approach.

Our State government officials...
03-30-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By wphamilton

We've got it under control now. I think that the...

We've got it under control now. I think that the fact that with social distancing guidelines we're still looking at a possible 70% infection rate put things into perspective.

I've curtailed...
03-28-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 728
Posted By wphamilton

My Fitbit is more accurate than the inexpensive...

My Fitbit is more accurate than the inexpensive I've had, when I've calibrated against other equipment. It's probably off my 2 or 3 beats per minute,
03-27-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,897
Posted By wphamilton

When the question makes sense from a particular...

When the question makes sense from a particular perspective, that doesn't mean that other perspectives are invalid.

That said, struggling to find a reason why your spending money on your sons'...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By wphamilton

Jumping high has to be trained, just like cycling...

Jumping high has to be trained, just like cycling fast. I doubt that cycling physically hurts your jumping ability, but it probably takes up your training schedule.
03-26-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 12,055
Posted By wphamilton

Insurance paid for it in the end after some...

Insurance paid for it in the end after some negotiation, but they were coming at me for it until the bitter end. Not just the ambulance - every specialist including the surgeon. I validated coverage...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.