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07-18-19, 12:57 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,947
Posted By livedarklions

So two people who just advised a sixteen year old...

So two people who just advised a sixteen year old who is very active, basically in good shape who wants to lose a little belly fat that he should adopt a diet that is 80% fat and 20% protein, can't...
07-17-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 489
Posted By livedarklions

Be careful here. You might have been flirting...

Be careful here. You might have been flirting with heat stroke, which has little to do with food.
Sounds like you were in heat exhaustion, and your breaks in the shade were what saved you. You...
07-17-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By livedarklions

Oddly enough, you're reinventing the wheel with...

Oddly enough, you're reinventing the wheel with this thread. There was a very similar situation very recently, and the OP was actually helped to learn how to ride in this thread:
...
07-17-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,947
Posted By livedarklions

Counter--the keto diet doesn't work at all for...

Counter--the keto diet doesn't work at all for the vast majority of people who try it.

Nice sales pitch. Flagged.
07-16-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,948
Posted By livedarklions

I suspect "confuse a bot" might become a...

I suspect "confuse a bot" might become a competitive sport in the near future. Creative obstacles that paralyze the AI, ideally making them go in small circles.
07-16-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,625
Posted By livedarklions

Yeah, I'll just stick with saying that if the...

Yeah, I'll just stick with saying that if the state can prove beyond a reasonable doubt that those videos are authentic, he should be convicted of at least misdemeanor assault.
07-14-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,028
Posted By livedarklions

Yeah, for me riding in high gears doesn't feel...

Yeah, for me riding in high gears doesn't feel anything like climbing stairs two at a time. My legs are built for high torque, so spinning at low gears just wastes energy. I'm slower and I get...
07-13-19, 02:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By livedarklions

It's more expensive than you are asking, but I...

It's more expensive than you are asking, but I find this bag so adaptable that it does the functions of at least two bags: https://www.amazon.com/Banjo-Brothers-Rack-Top-Pannier/dp/B01J4RHOIK
07-12-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,438
Posted By livedarklions

Close. 50.732 watts.

Close. 50.732 watts.
07-12-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,947
Posted By livedarklions

He's not picking at nits, you're missing the...

He's not picking at nits, you're missing the point. People looking at diets are often looking for magic bullets, the point of that chart is that there are no magic bullets when it comes to weight...
07-11-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,947
Posted By livedarklions

That article also exposes something consistent...

That article also exposes something consistent with my experience--when I was fat, I had high bad cholesterol. As I was losing weight but still obese, I was being very strict with my diet such that...
07-11-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,947
Posted By livedarklions

Every weight loss diet has something else in...

Every weight loss diet has something else in common--they don't work for the vast majority of people. The problem isn't losing weight, almost all of them get people to do that initially, it's that...
07-11-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,947
Posted By livedarklions

I think you've got a lesson you can teach...

I think you've got a lesson you can teach yourself--your love for badminton has caused you to be able to do more, and biking is great if you enjoy it. My theory is that anything is sustainable if...
07-11-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,947
Posted By livedarklions

Here's the thing though--ketosis requires an...

Here's the thing though--ketosis requires an extremely high fat, relatively low protein diet, no fruits, and a very limited range of even non-starchy vegetables. I lost about 100 pounds without...
07-11-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,947
Posted By livedarklions

OP-please ignore this. It's crap. Keto diet has...

OP-please ignore this. It's crap. Keto diet has a ridiculous level of failure, and you will inevitably be told by these people when it doesn't work for you that it's some fault in you that caused...
07-10-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,514
Posted By livedarklions

Pickle juice is supposed to afford instant...

Pickle juice is supposed to afford instant relief, right? If that is true, it can't be because of electrolytes because they wouldn't have time to propagate. You'd need an IV for that to be that...
07-10-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,279
Posted By livedarklions

How about "was it necessary to completely screw...

How about "was it necessary to completely screw over people who were telling the truth about you and committing perjury while doing so?" and "why'd you screw over your first wife so badly?"

You...
07-10-19, 05:12 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,947
Posted By livedarklions

The easiest mistake to make is to assume because...

The easiest mistake to make is to assume because you work out a bit, you can also eat a bit more. It's going to depend on how much you exercise generally and how you balance your calories. Probably...
07-10-19, 05:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,279
Posted By livedarklions

I watch it on dvr, and he's the epitome of why...

I watch it on dvr, and he's the epitome of why fast forward was invented.

if I had to interview this guy, pretty much every question would be about the logistics of how he cheated. "So is this...
07-09-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,279
Posted By livedarklions

And this has FA to do with whether he should be...

And this has FA to do with whether he should be doing the coverage.

Lance is blessed by statutes of limitations, otherwise he'd be convicted felon Lance Armstrong.
07-09-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,857
Posted By livedarklions

Plus I got to say picometer.

Plus I got to say picometer.
07-09-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,857
Posted By livedarklions

You're missing the opportunity to put your eye...

You're missing the opportunity to put your eye out.
07-09-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,978
Posted By livedarklions

My secret for energy is arguing passionately...

My secret for energy is arguing passionately about some arcane point of cycling on this forum.
07-09-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,006
Posted By livedarklions

So what was he like? Did he bring you candy?

So what was he like? Did he bring you candy?
07-09-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,196
Posted By livedarklions

Did you ever notice how much faster the cat is at...

Did you ever notice how much faster the cat is at chasing the red laser dot after you shave her?
07-09-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,279
Posted By livedarklions

In loo of such comments, I'll just say you go to...

In loo of such comments, I'll just say you go to the head... of the class.
07-09-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,857
Posted By livedarklions

I've ridden about 500 miles without replacing the...

I've ridden about 500 miles without replacing the missing stem cap on my rear wheel.

Naked Presta = street cred for days.
07-09-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,509
Posted By livedarklions

I'd rather be that guy than be catty enough to...

I'd rather be that guy than be catty enough to take pictures of strangers like that.
07-09-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,976
Posted By livedarklions

Avoid the evolutionary logic, recent archeology...

Avoid the evolutionary logic, recent archeology where they're actually sampling fossilized human poop shows that diets varied so much regionally that there's almost no way to know what kind of diet...
07-08-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,976
Posted By livedarklions

Start there: ...

Start there:
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpub/article/PIIS2468-2667(18)30135-X/fulltext
07-08-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,813
Posted By livedarklions

Some of this is seasonal--a couple of weeks ago,...

Some of this is seasonal--a couple of weeks ago, it was aggressive turtles all over the MUP, this week it's been thuggish baby rabbits.
07-06-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,976
Posted By livedarklions

This reminds me of the guy a few decades ago who...

This reminds me of the guy a few decades ago who gave me a hard time about the pastry I ordered because sugar "crosses the blood brain barrier." He had a beer in his hand when he said that, and he...
07-06-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,006
Posted By livedarklions

Right, there's a lot of things that are going to...

Right, there's a lot of things that are going to matter more than minor differences in the weight of bikes, including the weight of some of the stuff we carry. I've seen posters on the forum...
07-03-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 17,978
Posted By livedarklions

That's interesting--in my head, I'm hearing "Mup"...

That's interesting--in my head, I'm hearing "Mup" pronounced as a word (so "a), while you're hearing em you pee (so "an").
Third option is to read it as 'multiple use path", in which case "a" would...
07-03-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,514
Posted By livedarklions

The thing about exercise-related cramps is...

The thing about exercise-related cramps is they're most likely going to go away completely just as fast as they come on regardless of what you do, so all the folk-cures of cramping are most likely...
07-02-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,282
Posted By livedarklions

What's the best helmet lube?

What's the best helmet lube?
07-02-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,282
Posted By livedarklions

Next up: bike locks and water bottles. Then:...

Next up: bike locks and water bottles.

Then: Rear racks and stem caps.
07-01-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,293
Posted By livedarklions

I'm not a fan, as a driver or a rider. The...

I'm not a fan, as a driver or a rider. The strobing just makes it harder to judge the bike's speed, location and direction. A slower blink rate has the same effect of attracting attention, but...
07-01-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,663
Posted By livedarklions

Every single MUP I've ever ridden on has posted a...

Every single MUP I've ever ridden on has posted a close variant of "Bicyclists must yield to pedestrians". I have never seen the opposite posted, and the pedestrians keeping to one side of the path...
07-01-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 801
Posted By livedarklions

I think as long as we don't talk about dogs,...

I think as long as we don't talk about dogs, we're cool.

I've never hit my head falling or flying off a bike, but the branch thing is almost unavoidable if you ride enough trail miles or anywhere...
07-01-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,607
Posted By livedarklions

Oh, great, now he'll whine about how he's not...

Oh, great, now he'll whine about how he's not respected here because he rides an ebike. I don't know why it would be relevant, but he'll figure a way to make it so.

Dude's got a schtick.
07-01-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 801
Posted By livedarklions

Definitely replace it. It clearly was hit hard...

Definitely replace it. It clearly was hit hard to cause the visual damage, and my understanding is that you wouldn't really be able to see the microcracking that would compromise its ability to...
06-28-19, 05:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,688
Posted By livedarklions

Just for some kind of perspective, ten times more...

Just for some kind of perspective, ten times more pedestrians were killed in NYC than cyclists.

Unless there's some specific systematic issue revealed by s particular accident, there's no good...
06-26-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,626
Posted By livedarklions

The best exercise to concentrate on is the one...

The best exercise to concentrate on is the one you can sustain. I agree that strictly doing one thing is probably not ideal, but I think 90% of commitment to a fitness program is psychological--you...
06-26-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,626
Posted By livedarklions

I hope you're rolling those eyes at yourself,...

I hope you're rolling those eyes at yourself, because that's one doozy of a non sequitur.

You do understand that the whole point of a bicycle is that it's a machine that is more efficient at...
06-25-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 17,978
Posted By livedarklions

Somehow, I think this is what a panel discussion...

Somehow, I think this is what a panel discussion sounds like at the Excessive Ear Wax Sufferers' convention.
06-24-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,411
Posted By livedarklions

You set it up as jerk cyclist versus you, I am...

You set it up as jerk cyclist versus you, I am under no obligation to play along with the false premise. The cyclist was wrong for riding in that manner, and you're wrong for not riding your loophole...
06-24-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,951
Posted By livedarklions

If you ride a bike to work, you may not have an...

If you ride a bike to work, you may not have an option for "good locking practices". I took OP to mean that he has to leave it unattended at a parking lot for 9 hours a day. That's plenty of time...
06-24-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,411
Posted By livedarklions

I'm not deviating from the point at all--you were...

I'm not deviating from the point at all--you were arguing that saying it shouldn't be allowed is somehow irrational. I gave you a rational argument for making its use on the path illegal.

I...
06-23-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,411
Posted By livedarklions

Views about guns in the US are a lot more diverse...

Views about guns in the US are a lot more diverse than you know, but that's off-topic.

If your vehicle can do 52 mph, you have no business operating it on a bike path at any speed, in my view. ...
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