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01-12-24, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,060
Posted By wolfchild

Lot's of variables here, it's not just about how...

Lot's of variables here, it's not just about how much snow.. It depends on what type of snow. Fresh powder snow is a lot easier to ride through than heavy wet sticky snow. Traffic snow can also be...
01-10-24, 05:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,297
Posted By wolfchild

Here is my opinion... If a person is having...

Here is my opinion... If a person is having balance problems while cycling due to ageing ,it's only going to get worse and eventually they're going to start having balance problems while walking and...
01-08-24, 04:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,040
Posted By wolfchild

Nothing wrong with improvising emergency repairs...

Nothing wrong with improvising emergency repairs to get you home, many of us have done that... but once you get home you should do a proper fix. Carrying a spare tube is the best solution, far easier...
01-08-24, 09:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,040
Posted By wolfchild

Your improvised patching job is fake...Is there a...

Your improvised patching job is fake...Is there a reason why you can't buy and use a proper patch kit ?
01-05-24, 04:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,172
Posted By wolfchild

Take the frame to the bike shop and let them...

Take the frame to the bike shop and let them prepare the bottom bracket shell, then take it home and assemble everything yourself.
01-05-24, 03:49 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,346
Posted By wolfchild

I started cycling in 2007 when I was 37 years...

I started cycling in 2007 when I was 37 years old. Not sure what motivated me to start riding, but one day I just decided to purchase a hardtail MTB and started riding trails,. Very quickly it...
01-04-24, 11:59 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,210
Posted By wolfchild

Sounds reasonable but that's still not good...

Sounds reasonable but that's still not good enough for some people.
01-04-24, 10:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,172
Posted By wolfchild

If you are purchasing a brand new frame which...

If you are purchasing a brand new frame which hasn't had any components installed then yes, you will need the bottom bracket faced and chased. If you are just replacing a bottom bracket on a bike...
01-03-24, 03:20 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,047
Posted By wolfchild

A bike like this shouldn't need any upgrades....

A bike like this shouldn't need any upgrades. Just ride it,
01-01-24, 03:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,647
Posted By wolfchild

I am in the " Rational Thoughts About CF Bikes...

I am in the " Rational Thoughts About CF Bikes Group ".
01-01-24, 02:35 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,647
Posted By wolfchild

General Forum is a good place to post it.

General Forum is a good place to post it.
01-01-24, 02:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,647
Posted By wolfchild

Perfect topic to kick off new year. I am out of...

Perfect topic to kick off new year. I am out of :popcorn...but I well stocked with :beer:.
01-01-24, 02:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,848
Posted By wolfchild

Dressing warm will only keep you warm, prevent...

Dressing warm will only keep you warm, prevent hypothermia and prevent frostbite, it isn't going to make you go faster or make your ride more efficient...I don't know the science behind it but...
01-01-24, 01:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,848
Posted By wolfchild

You should tell Larry about that.

You should tell Larry about that.
01-01-24, 10:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,756
Posted By wolfchild

Keep focused and just do it ....overthinking...

Keep focused and just do it ....overthinking stuff can create all kinds of doubts in your mind and make you feel weaker.
12-30-23, 10:59 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 10,400
Posted By wolfchild

Yeah it's amazing that this thread hasn't turned...

Yeah it's amazing that this thread hasn't turned into a cockfighting contest.
12-30-23, 10:56 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,826
Posted By wolfchild

The type of clothing you choose to wear on a bike...

The type of clothing you choose to wear on a bike is a personal choice. Experiment by riding in different conditions and find out what you like and what makes you comfortable. Me personally I would...
12-29-23, 03:11 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,172
Posted By wolfchild

Very easy to do...All you need to do is go on...

Very easy to do...All you need to do is go on you tube and cherry pick an opinion from some " health expert" which fits exactly with your own line of thinking and voila you got yourself proof and...
12-28-23, 03:26 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,960
Posted By wolfchild

Your comparison of trained vs untrained...

Your comparison of trained vs untrained individual makes no sense...How about an untrained 25 year old vs an untrained 55 year old ?.....Or how about a trained 25 year old vs a trained 55 year old...
12-28-23, 09:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,635
Posted By wolfchild

The same for me, any type of exercise or physical...

The same for me, any type of exercise or physical activity especially when done outdoors can release those feel good hormones... I even get it sometimes at my physical labor job.
12-25-23, 08:38 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,828
Posted By wolfchild

But what if I enjoy spending 4 - 5 hours on my...

But what if I enjoy spending 4 - 5 hours on my bike bike doing long slow distance ?. No reason to stop what i enjoy. I don't ride my bike to loose weight because I have always maintained healthy...
12-23-23, 04:03 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 10,400
Posted By wolfchild

Cockpit only relates to cyclists who have way too...

Cockpit only relates to cyclists who have way too much electronic crap strapped to their handlebars and their bikes and on themselves.
12-23-23, 05:24 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,960
Posted By wolfchild

I consider good quality beer to be superfood.

I consider good quality beer to be superfood.
12-22-23, 04:46 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,828
Posted By wolfchild

Just eat whatever agrees with you and makes you...

Just eat whatever agrees with you and makes you feel good. No need for any special cycling specific nutrition nonsense.
12-22-23, 04:42 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,047
Posted By wolfchild

You just got a new bike which you haven't even...

You just got a new bike which you haven't even ridden and you don't know how it handles and you already want to upgrade components ?...Makes no sense at all.
12-15-23, 03:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,339
Posted By wolfchild

As long the ride is comfortable and not harsh and...

As long the ride is comfortable and not harsh and as long as you're not getting pinch flats, that's all that matters and this is easily achieved by feel. No need for any calculators or complex...
12-15-23, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 957
Posted By wolfchild

What is the purpose of this thread ?

What is the purpose of this thread ?
12-09-23, 02:27 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,293
Posted By wolfchild

Zone 2 is the best and most effective way to...

Zone 2 is the best and most effective way to develop and maintain healthy mitochondria. This has already been studied and proven....Higher efforts above Zone 2 are less beneficial for mitochondria...
12-09-23, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,141
Posted By wolfchild

You can buy studs and a special tool for removing...

You can buy studs and a special tool for removing and installing them. Schwalbe sells them.
12-08-23, 07:45 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,293
Posted By wolfchild

I don't think it's just about volume...Zone 2 is...

I don't think it's just about volume...Zone 2 is the foundation on which fitness and health is built upon and it's healthier more enjoyable and sustainable than destroying yourself with short HIIT...
12-08-23, 03:38 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,269
Posted By wolfchild

I bet this type of stuff happens regularly not...

I bet this type of stuff happens regularly not only to CF rims but also to CF frames and other components. The thing is that most of the people that experience those type of failures are not members...
12-08-23, 03:32 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,269
Posted By wolfchild

Never had such a problem with my alloy rims and...

Never had such a problem with my alloy rims and regular tubed tires.
12-08-23, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,004
Posted By wolfchild

I disagree that crime is down, in fact it is at...

I disagree that crime is down, in fact it is at it's highest ever and getting worse. The problem is that political correctness is preventing news media from telling the real truth of what is...
12-04-23, 04:33 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,788
Posted By wolfchild

Next thread: How do you use your brakes ?.

Next thread: How do you use your brakes ?.
12-03-23, 03:53 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,788
Posted By wolfchild

This should be entertaining...:popcorn

This should be entertaining...:popcorn
12-03-23, 02:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,339
Posted By wolfchild

When it comes to tire pressures, I just go by...

When it comes to tire pressures, I just go by feel, it has never failed me yet.
12-02-23, 12:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,478
Posted By wolfchild

Pedals are a very contentious and emotional topic...

Pedals are a very contentious and emotional topic which creates serious arguments and debates. Maybe that's why people remove them so that they can avoid having somebody lecture them and tell them...
12-02-23, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By wolfchild

Balaclava works perfect for shielding face and...

Balaclava works perfect for shielding face and neck.
12-02-23, 08:00 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,691
Posted By wolfchild

What about the cost of suspension, fuel system,...

What about the cost of suspension, fuel system, ignition system and electrical hardware ?
12-01-23, 03:51 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,691
Posted By wolfchild

$ 9000 for a motorcycle is totally worth it....$...

$ 9000 for a motorcycle is totally worth it....$ 9000 for a bicycle isn't worth it, in fact spending that much on a bicycle is laughable and ludicrous. That bicycle probably took about $ 4000 to...
11-30-23, 03:26 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,703
Posted By wolfchild

Interesting... Isn't there a study which proves...

Interesting... Isn't there a study which proves that cyclists are better people than drivers ?...:rolleyes:
11-28-23, 12:13 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,144
Posted By wolfchild

I prefer riding solo. It allows me to be in...

I prefer riding solo. It allows me to be in charge, it gives me freedom to do what I want. I ride as slow or as fast as I want, I can stop as many times as I want, I can choose whatever route I...
11-27-23, 02:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,125
Posted By wolfchild

It's strange that at the merry and happy time of...

It's strange that at the merry and happy time of the year people are more mean, stressed out, angry, hostile to each other than at any other time of the year except black Friday madness Just go to...
11-26-23, 06:49 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,417
Posted By wolfchild

We still have one month before the year ends. For...

We still have one month before the year ends. For me cycling has been great so far this year. I didn't set any PRs and didn't break any records, just riding for fun and fitness and recreation....
11-23-23, 05:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,409
Posted By wolfchild

The secret to endurance is zone 2 training., or...

The secret to endurance is zone 2 training., or steady state cardio...90%-95% of your time in zone 2, the remaining 5%-10% at higher intensity.
11-22-23, 12:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,490
Posted By wolfchild

Black friday is the worst day of the year to go...

Black friday is the worst day of the year to go shopping. Just stay home and relax.
11-21-23, 05:25 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,780
Posted By wolfchild

E-Bikes, E-Assisted Bikes and E-Scooters are...

E-Bikes, E-Assisted Bikes and E-Scooters are becoming more popular then ever before. I don't have a problem with them as long as people use them responsibly. It's not about the vehicle it's about the...
11-17-23, 03:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,930
Posted By wolfchild

When I get a flat I just leave the bike on the...

When I get a flat I just leave the bike on the side of the road and purchase a new bike.
11-16-23, 03:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 833
Posted By wolfchild

Looks like a cheap multi terrain tire.

Looks like a cheap multi terrain tire.
11-12-23, 03:44 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 9,252
Posted By wolfchild

Hanging bags from your handlebars makes you look...

Hanging bags from your handlebars makes you look like a DUI who lost their drivers license.
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