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12-07-22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,736
Posted By wolfchild

Yes he is, and he is using an article written by...

Yes he is, and he is using an article written by a doctor as a scare tactic to discourage people from going outside and being active in the cold.
12-06-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,128
Posted By wolfchild

$ 38 dollars for a small batch of touch up paint...

$ 38 dollars for a small batch of touch up paint for a bicycle ? :roflmao2:
12-06-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,736
Posted By wolfchild

Continuous aerobic activity is perfectly fine and...

Continuous aerobic activity is perfectly fine and healthy as long as you stay is zone 2 or below...The problem starts when people push too hard with too much intensity for too long too frequently....
12-06-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,736
Posted By wolfchild

OP just did that and he even cherry picked an...

OP just did that and he even cherry picked an article to support his opinion.
12-06-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,736
Posted By wolfchild

Well I guess it is time to abolish and do away...

Well I guess it is time to abolish and do away with all winter sports including winter olympics, just because some quack doctor on internet said that being active in the cold is dangerous.:rolleyes:
12-05-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,736
Posted By wolfchild

People who suffer from heart or lung disease or...

People who suffer from heart or lung disease or some genetic disorder affecting their heart should be careful about exercising in any weather and also be careful exercising indoors. Weather is not...
12-05-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,097
Posted By wolfchild

I am pretty certain that he did way too much HIIT...

I am pretty certain that he did way too much HIIT and intensity over the years., he himself said that he had to scale back on intensity and not go above zone 2 because it would cause chest pains.
12-05-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,736
Posted By wolfchild

Cold is an illusion that plays tricks on human...

Cold is an illusion that plays tricks on human mind and prevents them from getting outdoors and enjoying life....I live in Canada and I have never yet encountered a temperature that was too cold to...
12-05-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,736
Posted By wolfchild

The article is absolute nonsense...and BTW we...

The article is absolute nonsense...and BTW we just had a thread about a guy who died on his indoor trainer.
12-04-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,097
Posted By wolfchild

Pro athletes take a lot of drugs and chemicals so...

Pro athletes take a lot of drugs and chemicals so that they can perform at the top level. Being a pro athlete is bad for your health.
12-04-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,097
Posted By wolfchild

Hours and KMs are not the same thing..Few years...

Hours and KMs are not the same thing..Few years back I used to put in as much as 20 hours per week of riding outside, but it still was far from 2000 KM per month.
12-04-22, 12:03 PM
12-04-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,531
Posted By wolfchild

What you are saying is complete nonsense...I...

What you are saying is complete nonsense...I managed to obtain a perfect fit on my DF bikes by experimenting. No professional bike fit, I went for a couple of rides and did all the adjustments...
12-03-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,097
Posted By wolfchild

2000 KM or more per month on an indoor trainer is...

2000 KM or more per month on an indoor trainer is the key detail in this story.... It`s pretty obvious he took it to the extreme and his heart paid the price for it.
12-02-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 446
Posted By wolfchild

A singlespeed is perfect for such a short commute.

A singlespeed is perfect for such a short commute.
12-02-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,097
Posted By wolfchild

Looks like obsession with fitness and trying to...

Looks like obsession with fitness and trying to reach unrealistic performance standards can be just as bad for your health as eating too much fast food and being sedentary.
12-01-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,097
Posted By wolfchild

Riding indoors is what killed him, if he rode...

Riding indoors is what killed him, if he rode outdoors he would still be alive.
11-30-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 4,070
Posted By wolfchild

Every frame material thread ever posted on...

Every frame material thread ever posted on bikeforums has gone of the rails and ended up as a trainwreck, so don`t be surprised if yours has too. Sit back relax and enjoy the entertainment.
11-30-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,770
Posted By wolfchild

The way I see it, riding for sport or performance...

The way I see it, riding for sport or performance means racing and competing against other riders or training to achieve some competitive goal. All other non-competitive forms of cycling are just...
11-30-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,770
Posted By wolfchild

You were the one who said that majority of...

You were the one who said that majority of cyclists in this world ride out of necessity. Do you have any data to support it ?
11-30-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,770
Posted By wolfchild

Not at all....Some people get fun from competing...

Not at all....Some people get fun from competing and chasing numbers, some people get fun from commuting, some people get fun from off road bikepacking or loaded touring, some people get fun from...
11-30-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,770
Posted By wolfchild

Agreed.

Agreed.
11-30-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,770
Posted By wolfchild

Agreed, especially winter commuting which takes...

Agreed, especially winter commuting which takes cycling to a much higher level of seriousness.
11-30-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,770
Posted By wolfchild

Majority of bike users around the world do it as...

Majority of bike users around the world do it as a hobby, they ride for fitness and recreation, commuting and for fun. The ones who ride for sport or performance and the ones who ride out of...
11-28-22, 04:19 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,770
Posted By wolfchild

Muirwoods has clearance for up to 29 x 2.1 tires,...

Muirwoods has clearance for up to 29 x 2.1 tires, which makes it very suitable for off road riding... DSX can fit tires up to 700 x 50 mm.
11-28-22, 04:14 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,770
Posted By wolfchild

Hybrid is a jack of all trades master of none...

Hybrid is a jack of all trades master of none type of a bike. Good for pavement, commuting, fitness riding and not too bad off pavement if you put some off-road tires on it. Just like a crossover suv.
11-27-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,770
Posted By wolfchild

Marin DSX and Marin Muirwoods ??...both of them...

Marin DSX and Marin Muirwoods ??...both of them look like beefed up hybrids. There are few others out there from Trek, Specialized and Devinci which could easily make a good gravel bike.
11-27-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,770
Posted By wolfchild

There are some higher performance hybrids out...

There are some higher performance hybrids out there which have 1X drivetrains. carbon forks, hydraulic brakes, braze-ons to mount all manner of accessories and enough frame clearance to run 700 x 40...
11-27-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 323
Posted By wolfchild

I`ve been using my lights a lot more. I continue...

I`ve been using my lights a lot more. I continue to start my weekend rides at around 5 :30 AM, it doesn`t start getting light until almost 7:00 AM.
11-27-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,770
Posted By wolfchild

Modern hybrids are just flat bar gravel bikes.

Modern hybrids are just flat bar gravel bikes.
11-26-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,503
Posted By wolfchild

Bikepacking.com CYCLINGABOUT Not Just Bikes ...

Bikepacking.com
CYCLINGABOUT
Not Just Bikes
Shifter
Ryan van Duzer
Nomad`s Trails
TheBikeLife Toronto cycling
11-25-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,412
Posted By wolfchild

....and many many thousands of experienced...

....and many many thousands of experienced cyclists also leave those tabs on because it`s a non-issue.
11-25-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,412
Posted By wolfchild

I have wheels with quick release and also nutted...

I have wheels with quick release and also nutted axles and never had an issue with any of them coming loose, but I still think it`s pointless to grind off a little safety feature for the sake of...
11-25-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,412
Posted By wolfchild

Removing a safety feature just to save few...

Removing a safety feature just to save few seconds doesn't sound like a smart thing to do.
11-25-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,412
Posted By wolfchild

What is the real reason then ?....Just another...

What is the real reason then ?....Just another obsession with what the pros do ?
11-25-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,412
Posted By wolfchild

Faster by how much ?....5 seconds ?..What's the...

Faster by how much ?....5 seconds ?..What's the rush ?
11-25-22, 06:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,412
Posted By wolfchild

Those little safety tabs are a non-issue when...

Those little safety tabs are a non-issue when removing or installing a wheel, I never had a problem with removing a wheel... Grinding them off just to save weight or just because everybody around you...
11-24-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,412
Posted By wolfchild

A very dumb thing to do.

A very dumb thing to do.
11-24-22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,512
Posted By wolfchild

My bikes don`t have shifters, I ride singlespeed.

My bikes don`t have shifters, I ride singlespeed.
11-20-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 817
Posted By wolfchild

Traffic volume has definitely increased over the...

Traffic volume has definitely increased over the last few years. As the population grows the number of cars increases...I am also more selective as to which roads I choose to ride. Lucky for me I...
11-20-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 817
Posted By wolfchild

I started daily bike commuting in 2007...It`s...

I started daily bike commuting in 2007...It`s been my personal observation that the roads are more dangerous now than they were 15 years ago. It`s kind of strange because roads have improved,...
11-20-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,915
Posted By wolfchild

People who choose indoor riding instead of riding...

People who choose indoor riding instead of riding outdoors just don't realize how rewarding it is to ride in extreme conditions. Yes it can be very hard at times but the satisfaction of completing a...
11-19-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,475
Posted By wolfchild

The extra cost is well worth it....and no disc...

The extra cost is well worth it....and no disc brakes are not heavy enough to make any difference in your ride and they're very simple and easy to set up.
11-19-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 934
Posted By wolfchild

Not true at all IME.

Not true at all IME.
11-19-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By wolfchild

Balaclava works really well on very cold days.

Balaclava works really well on very cold days.
11-19-22, 03:54 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,784
Posted By wolfchild

I have more than enough motivation to continue...

I have more than enough motivation to continue cycling and doing what I love doing, don't need any peptalk or support.
11-18-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,784
Posted By wolfchild

I live in a car-centric suburbs of Toronto which...

I live in a car-centric suburbs of Toronto which is completely different from the downtown areas of large cities. The city of Toronto has a large cycling community but the " bike vs car war" is still...
11-18-22, 05:17 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,784
Posted By wolfchild

Your experience is completely different than what...

Your experience is completely different than what we cyclists experience here in Canada and North America....Over here any adult male who rides a bicycle for the purpose of commuting and errands is...
11-17-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By wolfchild

Kettlebell swings is my favorite posterior chain...

Kettlebell swings is my favorite posterior chain exercise. Much safer than deadlifts, more carry over to other activities, they build strength and endurence and they won't fatigue your CNS like heavy...
11-15-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,164
Posted By wolfchild

Here in my city we have a very nice and long bike...

Here in my city we have a very nice and long bike route which passes through Toronto International Airport property. You just need to stay on the trail or else the security will be after you. It's...
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