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03-25-24, 11:39 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,514
Posted By Midlifecyclist

Am I a bad person?

I’ve had hundreds of bikes. I’ve had 10’s of really nice vintage bikes, but here’s the thing…

Long Sunday rides on a vintage bike, while nostalgic, are painful and not as fun as I remember. So I...
03-24-24, 01:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By nlerner

I'm sure it'll look good, but the performance...

I'm sure it'll look good, but the performance will be mediocre.
03-24-24, 01:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By oneclick

Guess what kind of pizza I had for dinner....

You get one guess:


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03-19-24, 12:58 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,699
Posted By MoAlpha

This appears to be a meeting abstract, so not...

This appears to be a meeting abstract, so not rigorously peer reviewed. For conferences, one just tends to weed out the obvious junk and it's unusual for anything to get rejected. It's a nice big...
03-19-24, 12:22 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,699
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Intermittent fasting news was not good today

I won't go into it, because it's laid out pretty well in this study and the title captures the meat of it, as it were::...
03-18-24, 04:28 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,175
Posted By Gerryattrick

I'm 76 and am leaving it until I get an e-bike...

I'm 76 and am leaving it until I get an e-bike before I go for Strava segments.

A man's gotta do what a man's gotta do.

In reality it's pointless monitoring my performance because from here on...
03-17-24, 10:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,041
Posted By rsbob

Automated Cycling Coach?

Since AI is almost omnipresent, are there any programs that analyze Strava or Garmin feeds (and also take into account age, weight, goals, etc) that is proactive in suggesting what level of ride to...
03-17-24, 02:01 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,175
Posted By terrymorse

Possibilities: you live near Ned Overend ...

Possibilities:

you live near Ned Overend
these are big boys with big Watts, but mediocre W/kg
the climb is short enough to anaerobically blast it, and these old guys know how to suffer
03-17-24, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10,547
Views: 1,575,970
Posted By fleslider

Hey All IronGents! and Gals. I just uploaded...

Hey All IronGents! and Gals.

I just uploaded the 1978,1988 and 1989 Catalogs to vintagecenturion.com

Heres the catalog covers just for a tease!...
03-17-24, 08:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,365
Posted By noglider

canklecat, my understanding is that Biopace was...

canklecat, my understanding is that Biopace was intended for slower cadences, so your finding makes sense.
03-14-24, 11:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 344
Posted By rlmalisz

One-upping Varia...

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2024/03/raspberry-pi-powered-ai-bike-light-detects-cars-alerts-bikers-to-bad-drivers/
03-14-24, 06:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,091
Posted By PeteHski

You can’t really expect such estimates to take...

You can’t really expect such estimates to take into account specific issues that clearly skew you from the norm.
03-13-24, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By gaucho777

Totally safe…for hanging tires. ...

Totally safe…for hanging tires.

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03-12-24, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10,547
Views: 1,575,970
Posted By fleslider

Just a FYI, I will be posting the 1988 and 1989...

Just a FYI, I will be posting the 1988 and 1989 Catalogs to the site in the next couple days.

vintagecenturion.com (http://www.vintagecenturion.com)
03-10-24, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,149
Posted By Random11

First Loser

I competed in a local "Senior Games" time trial today, finishing second in my age group (first loser) in both the 5k and 10k distances. One of the nice things about the event was seeing pretty good...
03-09-24, 02:23 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,548
Posted By John Valuk

I used some textured heat shrink tubing to add a...

I used some textured heat shrink tubing to add a little more grip to my Road Drive.
03-09-24, 10:30 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,548
Posted By rekmeyata

I have both as well and have to disagree with...

I have both as well and have to disagree with your assessment of the two. Don't get me wrong, the Topeak is a fine pump, but I would rate it in second place to the Lezyne. The Topeak takes about 200...
03-07-24, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

Free Pay Shipping ‘91 Trek 2100 Pro 58cm Frame and Fork

This item has been claimed.

Free. All I ask is reimbursement for shipping costs.

58cm trek 2100 frame and fork with Tange headset, cable guide and seat post binder bolt. Some minor scratches...
03-06-24, 12:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,989
Posted By DiabloScott

The only time I've done this is when I bumped the...

The only time I've done this is when I bumped the rear shifter with my right knee. Always requiring that I sit down and shift back down again.
03-05-24, 05:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,961
Posted By Bianchigirll

Everyone meet Samantha Reno! **Bianchi Content**

So there I was mindig my own business and browsing Marketplace and what do I see a decent looking better quality Bianchi for what? Whait where is that? Really? A good looking Campanutella equipped...
03-05-24, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By late

Old dog has a new trick

I have shoulder problems that mess with me doing pushups.

I don't have a bench, or bars, and my heaviest dumbell is 12 pounds. For real resistance I have big straps.

So I came up with a way...
03-04-24, 08:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,867
Posted By jjhabbs

Largest bike haul I've ever found! Totally crazy. I pictorial review.

I'm so fortunate to have this collection. Some of you may know the original owner of these bikes. He is from just north of Nashville.


The gents widow wanted the collection to stay together and...
03-04-24, 05:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 22,621
Posted By noglider

If I remember right, that's not what happened to...

If I remember right, that's not what happened to me. I didn't let the battery discharge. The battery just lost its ability to hold a charge, and it happened prematurely. But these things happen....
03-04-24, 09:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,989
Posted By nomadmax

Split those internet hairs all you want, or go to...

Split those internet hairs all you want, or go to the eye doctor. Bauer took his right hand off the bars to shift down and veered right into Claude causing him to crash. Or, look it up.
03-04-24, 06:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,989
Posted By nomadmax

If you could ask Claude how the whole standing...

If you could ask Claude how the whole standing while shifting using DT shifters, he wouldn't be a fan. Steve Bauer flat wrecked him at the Worlds trying to do just that at 2:04 in this video. Steve...
03-03-24, 11:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,989
Posted By nlerner

I ask the next rider over to shift for me.

I ask the next rider over to shift for me.
03-03-24, 10:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,989
Posted By Piff

Lots of the old 'sit and grind' style of climbing...

Lots of the old 'sit and grind' style of climbing in this documentary from the 70s. Great one, I'm sure most here have seen it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUIr9LG1juw
03-01-24, 10:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,107
Posted By MoAlpha

True and I can provide a little more detail....

True and I can provide a little more detail. During exercise (and for some period afterward), muscle uptake of glucose shifts predominantly to the Glut1 transporter which does not require insulin to...
02-21-24, 04:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,904
Posted By zandoval

In case you are wondering.......

In case you are wondering.... https://youtu.be/r9hMSVQcDSA
02-21-24, 11:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,845
Posted By MoAlpha

I skimmed the article. This was an...

I skimmed the article.

This was an untargeted "metabolomic" study in two large cohorts of stable patients, tagged for undergoing elective cardiac evaluations and then followed for some period....
02-20-24, 01:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,845
Posted By Iride01

Here is a article that gives a little more...

Here is a article that gives a little more information and less trying to evoke emotions and knee jerk responses that the media loves to do now.
...
02-20-24, 10:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,845
Posted By work4bike

Yes, too high levels of anything is bad for you,...

Yes, too high levels of anything is bad for you, hence my comment above, ...dose makes the poison.


The main point I took away from the article is how much of our foods are fortified with various...
02-19-24, 07:44 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,298
Posted By JaccoW

No big updates, just replaced the internal frame...

No big updates, just replaced the internal frame for the chaincase with something that fits a little bit better though the mounts don't line up perfectly.

http://i.imgur.com/ijPvdMB.jpg...
02-16-24, 12:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,904
Posted By Chombi1

When patching an innertube be sure you hit the...

When patching an innertube be sure you hit the area around the hole with the sandpaper that's usually provided in patch kits. This abrad3s the surface of the inner tube so there's tooth to the...
02-16-24, 12:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,904
Posted By RB1-luvr

I place the patched portion of the tube on a flat...

I place the patched portion of the tube on a flat surface and lay a 25lb flat weight on it for a few days.
02-16-24, 12:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,904
Posted By zandoval

I think is has to do with "toluene". The newer...

I think is has to do with "toluene". The newer vulcanizing cement often does not even smell the same as it used to. Ha... Ask any Huffer. Other solvents and adhesives that use aromatic solvents for...
02-16-24, 12:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,904
Posted By Fahrenheit531

I have stopped patching and setting them aside...

I have stopped patching and setting them aside for later because I too was seeing a high failure rate. If I patch a tube it is immediately placed inside a tire and inflated, based on the idea that...
02-05-24, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By hazetguy

02-05-24, 10:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,521
Posted By MoAlpha

I can't cite the papers, but I think the evidence...

I can't cite the papers, but I think the evidence for this was fairly good. If assimilate means incorporate into muscle protein, then this study doesn't contradict that either. Rather, what they're...
02-05-24, 12:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,394
Posted By znomit

I use one of these on my front fork. ...

I use one of these on my front fork.
https://cygolite.com/product/hotrod-front-110-usb/
02-03-24, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10,547
Views: 1,575,970
Posted By phtomita

Happy day! Just picked up today :) ...

Happy day! Just picked up today :)
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02-03-24, 08:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,394
Posted By noglider

canklecat is right that a light in your wheel is...

canklecat is right that a light in your wheel is a huge attention grabber. I've been complimented on mine. But I can't seem to keep it supplied with a fresh button cell battery. I can ride it in the...
01-30-24, 07:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,011
Posted By noglider

I used my newish taillight (Cygolite Hypershot...

I used my newish taillight (Cygolite Hypershot 350) for over 2 hours yesterday. Then I brought it inside and turned it on and set my ipad to record a video so I could see what time it crapped out...
01-29-24, 12:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,521
Posted By MoAlpha

The study looks at the effect of a single meal of...

The study looks at the effect of a single meal of protein after exercise on amino acid levels in blood and incorporation into muscle. The big surprises are that this effect is a lot larger with a...
01-29-24, 10:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,521
Posted By MoAlpha

Postexercise anabolic response to protein

Report in a top journal says the anabolic response to postexercise protein ingestion is dose dependent and has no detectable asymptote.
...
01-28-24, 04:33 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,977
Posted By Jughed

Keto diet here, going on 5 years… many times I’m...

Keto diet here, going on 5 years… many times I’m eating “carnivore”.

I have plenty of experience riding all sorts of distances, intensity levels…

The only way I can do long rides on the diet is...
01-28-24, 03:05 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 12,024
Posted By merziac

And another thing. :twitchy: Quite awhile...

And another thing. :twitchy:

Quite awhile back I had a Lezyne tail light that intermittently won't turn off.

Reached out and they sent a new one, no charge, no questions asked and no receipt,...
01-28-24, 03:49 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 12,024
Posted By merziac

Soooo, I'm back, again. :twitchy: Couple of...

Soooo, I'm back, again. :twitchy:

Couple of smaller examples of doing the right thing that Litespeed could learn from.

First one, Pedro's chain tool, original Tutto, never worked perfect but...
01-26-24, 11:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,700
Posted By work4bike

Evidently Horner got a lot of comments on the...

Evidently Horner got a lot of comments on the OP's video, so he just did another one to clarify. He also clarified eating during training. :)


https://youtu.be/6CozFLOtHRc?si=xkLVeTkbse0fYQ6k
01-25-24, 01:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,700
Posted By RChung

This is particularly true for domestiques vs. the...

This is particularly true for domestiques vs. the protected leader, and particularly when escapes are trying to form near the start of the race; even more so in the third week of a Grand Tour when...
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