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01-24-24, 10:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,932
Posted By RChung

Chris Horner is not a fan of intervals

I thought this was kind of amusing. https://youtu.be/98_Xf8MRmQQ?feature=shared
08-16-23, 05:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,944
Posted By RChung

It's almost as if training should take into...

It's almost as if training should take into account what your goals are. And goals can change over time.
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By Romuland

Just did the Route from South to North. It took...

Just did the Route from South to North. It took 2,5 days - just about 60hours.
( 35 hours ride time)link to strava at the bottom. Decided to catch more sleep (4hours a day) and bit more stops to...
06-30-23, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,086
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Posted By BillyD

Indyfabz - insults, harassment, personal attacks...

Indyfabz - insults, harassment, personal attacks - 3 weeks
Shelbyfv - insults, harassment, personal attacks - 3 weeks
Livedarklions - insults, harassment, personal attacks - 3 weeks
Koyote -...
05-08-23, 11:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,774
Posted By Harold74

I have one more Z2 observation that I feel is...

I have one more Z2 observation that I feel is important.

Is Z2 some magical place to be, per San Millan? Maybe, maybe not. What Z2 does do for me, however, is allow me to greatly increase my...
Replies: 64
Views: 6,368
Posted By GhostRider62

If anyone wants to make a quick buck, take off my...

If anyone wants to make a quick buck, take off my handlebar tape plug. There is a baggie with 2 Benjies on one side and spare spokes on the other. I can't remember which side is which.

My 400k...
04-21-23, 11:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,439
Posted By RChung

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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04-17-23, 10:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,488
Posted By GhostRider62

I think some of the confusion is over what is low...

I think some of the confusion is over what is low lactate and fat burning. The rest of the confusion is over periodization and specialization.

An aerobic endurance ride should engage both types...
Forum: Touring
04-13-23, 06:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,318
Posted By indyfabz

PA 192 through the Brush Valley is wonderful....

PA 192 through the Brush Valley is wonderful. Rode part of it again last September. For about two miles rode behind five shoeless Amish children who were riding scooters. They had just left their...
Replies: 22
Views: 1,466
Posted By ThermionicScott

You never cited your source for the definition of...

You never cited your source for the definition of "sport". Google is just a search engine that will return whatever garbage is in circulation. The existence of solo sports is pretty good evidence...
Replies: 22
Views: 1,466
Posted By clasher

Audax and randonneur riding has been around for a...

Audax and randonneur riding has been around for a hundred years, and is experiencing massive worldwide growth... clearly it's need of some kind of fixing
Replies: 22
Views: 1,466
Posted By antimonysarah

Thanks. I mean, of all sports/athletic pursuits,...

Thanks. I mean, of all sports/athletic pursuits, you'd think one that doesn't divide results by gender would be lower in unexpected transphobic nonsense. But alas, no.
Replies: 22
Views: 1,466
Posted By ThermionicScott

Dude, this was unnecessary. Clearly, you...

Dude, this was unnecessary.

Clearly, you feel that competition for a prize or best time or a bunch of points is necessary for long-distance riding to be meaningful. Maybe you could stick to...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,541
Posted By NJgreyhead

My longest perm design nowadays? It would be one...

My longest perm design nowadays? It would be one I could handle riding, of course. The legs aren't what they used to be, and they previously maxed out at only 200k. I don't think I would enjoy...
03-31-23, 05:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,558
Posted By wolfchild

You're eating your eggs the wrong way. Yolks is...

You're eating your eggs the wrong way. Yolks is where majority of valuable nutrition is found....Also eating more fish is a really bad idea. Fish found at your grocery store is just a cocktail of...
03-20-23, 10:43 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,819
Posted By Koyote

Wow. That's a huge life problem. I hope you can...

Wow. That's a huge life problem. I hope you can handle it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-23, 03:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,874
Posted By theblackbullet

GravelKing Slick

GravelKing Slick
01-09-23, 03:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,087
Posted By ThermionicScott

OP is bizarre. No matter how big my tires get...

OP is bizarre. No matter how big my tires get (or how much room is around them), I never find myself wishing for flat bars.
Replies: 14
Views: 3,124
Posted By GhostRider62

I ended up buying the updated version of the ugly...

I ended up buying the updated version of the ugly bike I rode on PBP in 2015. It can take 32mm tires and has disc brakes.

On my first ride, a couple verses of Thunder Road popped into my head...
11-25-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,666
Posted By nomadmax

Some people are here to SEE what cycling has to...

Some people are here to SEE what cycling has to offer and others are here to FEEL what cycling has to offer. Neither is wrong. I can still remember descents from long ago where I was screaming in an...
11-24-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,970
Posted By mstateglfr

Why is it a very dumb thing to do? They aren't...

Why is it a very dumb thing to do? They aren't needed for structural safety and a properly tightened lever doesn't rely on them.
My main road bike wasn't made with them because I filed them off...
Replies: 29
Views: 10,666
Posted By Bacciagalupe

Uh, dude? She asked that question 13 years...

Uh, dude?

She asked that question 13 years ago.
Replies: 107
Views: 12,395
Posted By Classtime

200k DNF

Not really my shortcomings. It was a 200k with an up and over and out and back with 10,000 feet of climbing. After more than half of the climbing done, there is a flat section going north on Pacific...
11-10-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,810
Posted By BillyD

Hi guys, first of all I must remind you that we...

Hi guys, first of all I must remind you that we never, EVER discuss the particulars of a disciplinary action in public. That is private information, even if only by the fact that it is delivered in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,476
Posted By RChung

Almost every argument in cycling fora: 1. Only...

Almost every argument in cycling fora:
1. Only the pros need to worry about that. Are you a pro?
2. The best riders are the best because of what they do so just imitate them.
3. Things I don't...
Replies: 107
Views: 12,395
Posted By atwl77

Completed my SR series with a 600k over the...

Completed my SR series with a 600k over the weekend. Although the route wasn't a very tough one, but it was a somewhat unenjoyable ride due to frequent bouts of sleepiness. I didn't manage to get...
10-07-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,825
Posted By Rolla

How redundant.

How redundant.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 10,472
Posted By Koyote

BS. You're telling clipless riders that they've...

BS. You're telling clipless riders that they've bought into the "hype." Here are some snippets from your earlier posts:





And the data is actually quite mixed -- with plenty of it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 10,472
Posted By Maelochs

I don't care how any of you ride. But if you make...

I don't care how any of you ride. But if you make specious arguments i will note that.

Trying to "prove" that your way is better is pointless and in fact, impossible. There is no objective...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 10,472
Posted By Sy Reene

In other words, learning to use clipless is kinda...

In other words, learning to use clipless is kinda like learning how to ride a bike?
Forum: Recumbent
08-25-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,160
Posted By GhostRider62

No, I read it. Slowing down only makes your post...

No, I read it. Slowing down only makes your post more preposterous. A bent is slow to accelerate whereas a dog is very fast to accelerate. Most dogs top out at 22-25 mph, I can hit 35 mph on my...
07-27-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,615
Posted By Eric F

You're. :lol::p

You're.

:lol::p
07-19-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,681
Posted By phughes

You know all about DF bikes, and yet you get so...

You know all about DF bikes, and yet you get so much wrong about them in your arguments. You have finally though made a correct argument in the post I'm quoting. You say, "For me," and that is the...
07-18-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,875
Posted By Daniel4

If you ignore all types of friction and...

If you ignore all types of friction and resistance, in ideal conditions, they both use the same amount of energy. It's simply the change in mgh.
Replies: 107
Views: 12,395
Posted By GhostRider62

I "successfully" completed the NJ 600K over the...

I "successfully" completed the NJ 600K over the weekend. It is probably the easiest, best supported and nicest 600k imaginable with flat to just a touch rolling terrain thru lush farms (blueberry,...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-03-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,879
Posted By unterhausen

Where do you think the forces go? They...

Where do you think the forces go? They definitely apply a bending moment to the steerer. That's why there is an upper headset bearing. The lower headset bearing will not support a moment, it takes...
05-08-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,675
Posted By RChung

Almost every argument in cycling fora: 1. Only...

Almost every argument in cycling fora:
1. Only the pros need to worry about that. Are you a pro?
2. The best riders are the best because of what they do so just imitate them.
3. Things I can't...
05-08-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,675
Posted By burnthesheep

Reduce the variables and create a repeatable...

Reduce the variables and create a repeatable protocol. ABAB, or ABBA style. Same power meter, surface, bike, wheels, etc….Then try again.

Love all the BF Freds rolling into a topic like this to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 20,387
Posted By GhostRider62

The topic of this thread.

The topic of this thread.
Replies: 76
Views: 14,029
Posted By Road Fan

Have you tried a tighter or looser screw on your...

Have you tried a tighter or looser screw on your Selle Anatomica? You haven't mentioned it. I find anything from ½ turn to a full turn at a time can be significant. In your pics, a tighter screw...
02-17-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 9,623
Posted By WhyFi

Sure, but how else is he going to MAMILsplain?

Sure, but how else is he going to MAMILsplain?
Forum: Recumbent
02-17-22, 01:08 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,200
Posted By RChung

Sorry. I'll try to do better.

Sorry. I'll try to do better.
Forum: Recumbent
02-13-22, 04:51 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,200
Posted By GhostRider62

The loss of BROL historical content is the big...

The loss of BROL historical content is the big loss for me.

If I had a bent related question, that is the first place I would search. The answer was not always there for sure but on many topics,...
Forum: Recumbent
02-09-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,449
Posted By GhostRider62

I have been trying to remember how I solved this...

I have been trying to remember how I solved this last time. I had over a year of PMs with a well known and very bright Russian fellow. IIRC, after 2 years and 26,000 miles, I still could not make...
02-08-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,080
Posted By Koyote

This ...

This (https://kingcage.com/products/iris-king-cage)is what you need. I've got them on three bikes, with the oldest pair (over 40,000 miles) on a gravel bike that gets ridden on some very fast and...
Replies: 50
Views: 4,373
Posted By unterhausen

This time of year I occasionally have a fleeting...

This time of year I occasionally have a fleeting thought that we should kidnap all the socal people that post on threads like this, take them somewhere cold, and force them to ride 100 miles using...
Replies: 25
Views: 4,072
Posted By GhostRider62

Probably encounter 2 with dogs when they took me...

Probably encounter 2 with dogs when they took me down in a hollow. I took some time to recompose myself and clean up the road rash

The funniest part if I can remember.... A cement truck was...
01-20-22, 12:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By 2_i

Don't expect too much. When you navigate with a...

Don't expect too much. When you navigate with a phone, the dynamo stalls the drain of the phone's battery, but does not eliminate it. When the screen is off, yes, you charge it, but slowly. The...
01-18-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,174
Posted By PeteHski

To pace yourself 5-10% faster requires precise...

To pace yourself 5-10% faster requires precise knowledge of your previous pace. Otherwise you are just guessing. An HRM would help, but there is a fairly big lag between effort and stabilised HR...
12-30-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,965
Posted By PeteHski

People always say that. But in reality you would...

People always say that. But in reality you would just pedal with a a more normal cadence, rather than grinding up a steep climb at sub 60 rpm. Not quite the same thing, but my mtb trail bike has a...
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