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Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-24, 08:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 829
Posted By MinnMan

depressing that the FTP of a humble kitchen...

depressing that the FTP of a humble kitchen appliance blows away anybody in the peloton.

We just weren't engineered right.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-24, 07:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,848
Posted By MinnMan

You're 69 years old, so don't hesitate! You are...

You're 69 years old, so don't hesitate! You are losing precious time to enjoy a great bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-24, 03:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,848
Posted By MinnMan

One place in the whole country, as far as I...

One place in the whole country, as far as I know...

https://www.canyon.com/en-us/customer-service/meet-us/canyon-home.html
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-24, 05:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,848
Posted By MinnMan

Favero Assioma pedals for the win. Best value...

Favero Assioma pedals for the win.
Best value for 2-sided power. Tons of superlative reviews.
05-28-24, 12:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By MinnMan

To those who are responding to the OP posting...

To those who are responding to the OP posting about carbs and stuff, sorry, but that's not me. This isn't about carb cravings, at least personally. If I start eating, I am tempted to eat more, and...
05-24-24, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By MinnMan

Not so. I have nothing near a spare tire around...

Not so. I have nothing near a spare tire around my waist. To all appearances, I am extremely thin. yet, at times I get 5 or 8 lbs. above my ideal fastest riding weight and it is work to get those...
05-23-24, 09:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,880
Posted By MinnMan

When I joined BF 15 years ago, I was mainly in...

When I joined BF 15 years ago, I was mainly in this forum, even though I was wet-behind-the-ears 48 year old at the time. Dnvrfox was a significant presence then, and I learned a lot from him/you.
...
05-12-24, 03:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,379
Posted By MinnMan

It is true that what you eat is important and...

It is true that what you eat is important and simply the total number of calories you consume is not the only measure of whether your diet is "healthy", but that's not what has been asserted in this...
05-11-24, 12:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,379
Posted By MinnMan

All calories are the same in terms of weight...

All calories are the same in terms of weight gain.
Stop getting your information from Youtube.
05-10-24, 02:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,502
Posted By MinnMan

Me too. That's because the two of us consume so...

Me too. That's because the two of us consume so much and have developed a tolerance. Whether it is genetic is debatable.

As to youtube telling you that such sites are accurate, I suggest you...
05-09-24, 12:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,838
Posted By MinnMan

I've heard that the most dangerous food is word...

I've heard that the most dangerous food is word salad.
05-09-24, 11:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,838
Posted By MinnMan

I haven't seen any attempt to discuss the...

I haven't seen any attempt to discuss the subject. Just a link to a youtube. Go ahead, discuss the evidence.
05-09-24, 10:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,838
Posted By MinnMan

And in general, it's a bad idea to get your...

And in general, it's a bad idea to get your nutrition and medical information from youtubers. Just sayin.
Reading is not fashionable, I know.
05-09-24, 08:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,379
Posted By MinnMan

Weight loss is really about food intake...

Weight loss is really about food intake discipline. No cheat days. Exercise can help, but it will not be the determining factor.
Day to day weight changes are not reliable. Take the long view,...
05-04-24, 09:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,150
Posted By MinnMan

Meanwhile, over at the Vuelta Feminina, Marianne...

Meanwhile, over at the Vuelta Feminina, Marianne Vos is just awesome.

The others of her generation (In fact, they are younger) - van der Breggen, van Vleuten - are gone, but she's still at the top.
05-03-24, 09:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,150
Posted By MinnMan

Assuming Pog doesn't crash, the GC is all about...

Assuming Pog doesn't crash, the GC is all about who else gets on the podium. Fortunately, the sprinter field is packed, and so that should add some excitement. I know GT is Ineos' man, but I'm...
04-17-24, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By MinnMan

WvA is back on his bike ...

WvA is back on his bike

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1354x1118/screenshot_2024_04_17_at_8_54_15_am_809a26123e5f3b07bf6430a360a9c20b60d99246.png
04-14-24, 11:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,307
Posted By MinnMan

Though he might be exaggerating, acute injuries...

Though he might be exaggerating, acute injuries can into chronic conditions if they do not heal right. Follow doc's orders.

As to activities, can you run? Join a gym and ride a recumbent...
04-14-24, 07:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,855
Posted By MinnMan

It's nice to see Pidcock come out on top. He's...

It's nice to see Pidcock come out on top. He's had a hard time. Also, oddly, these days Ineos seems like an underdog team.

I spent years routing for MvdP, and I still like him and think he's...
04-09-24, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 337
Posted By MinnMan

Favero Assioma now has MTB-Gravel pedal PMs

https://cycling.favero.com/en/assiomapromx?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=Newsletter&utm_campaign=EN_Official+Launch+PRO+MX+2024

Well, "coming soon", anyway.

For SPD cleats.

There was a time...
04-09-24, 10:25 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,855
Posted By MinnMan

All props to MVDP, but I sure wish either van...

All props to MVDP, but I sure wish either van Aert or Pogacar had been there to compete with him.
04-03-24, 07:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,855
Posted By MinnMan

And Merlier gets some payback. Cool.

And Merlier gets some payback. Cool.
03-30-24, 08:13 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 33,934
Posted By MinnMan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CM6wl346Izg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CM6wl346Izg
03-28-24, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By MinnMan

I think van der Poel is just plain stronger than...

I think van der Poel is just plain stronger than van Aert. Aslo, we've seen van der Poel crash plenty of times in cx races.
03-27-24, 12:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,855
Posted By MinnMan

Broken collarbone. There goes his spring...

Broken collarbone. There goes his spring campaign. What a shame.

But Jorgenson...wow.
03-26-24, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,312
Posted By MinnMan

If you know what bike you want, it's available,...

If you know what bike you want, it's available, and you can afford it, then buy it and enjoy riding it.

The real "win" is in enjoying the bike, not hoping to save a few bucks, particularly if the...
03-26-24, 12:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,855
Posted By MinnMan

Should be an interesting race. MvdP isn't on the...

Should be an interesting race. MvdP isn't on the start list, but Van Aert and Pederson are. I'm thinking maybe van Aert is hungry, assuming that he's healed from his crash the other day. Both...
03-25-24, 08:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,420
Posted By MinnMan

Oh, man, that's rough. I've had a number of...

Oh, man, that's rough. I've had a number of intervals off the bike. As much as 6 months, several in the range of 2-4 months. It comes with a deep deep melancholy, particularly when I didn't know...
03-25-24, 09:23 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,855
Posted By MinnMan

On the other side, Kuss in Catalunya has to be a...

On the other side, Kuss in Catalunya has to be a disappointment for Jumbo.

But Landa and Bernal did great. So glad to see Bernal reaching back towards top form.
03-24-24, 10:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,431
Posted By MinnMan

Interestingly, Strava can be a motivation aid. ...

Interestingly, Strava can be a motivation aid. Showing your community of Strava followers that you got out and did your ride, that you are putting in the miles (or putting out the watts, or....) may...
03-23-24, 11:16 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,337
Posted By MinnMan

I write the following having already made clear...

I write the following having already made clear that I think the published study* is of limited use. Also, I continue to follow an IF diet.

*Edit: actually, not published at this time. rather, a...
03-23-24, 10:20 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,337
Posted By MinnMan

Interesting, but this study is limnited to the...

Interesting, but this study is limnited to the topic of weight loss, which is hardly the only potential benefit of IF - for example, for treatment or limitation of high blood sugar. (or the many...
03-21-24, 10:03 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,855
Posted By MinnMan

Oh yeah, also Philpsen vs. Merlier, former...

Oh yeah, also Philpsen vs. Merlier, former teammates, made for some good drama in Brugge
03-20-24, 12:30 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,337
Posted By MinnMan

(sigh). Really? Show us an example of somebody...

(sigh). Really? Show us an example of somebody marketing a product or a service based on promoting IF.

It's not like, say, a low carb diet, which allows people to market or promote food...
03-20-24, 09:18 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,337
Posted By MinnMan

I'm repeating myself, but all such studies have...

I'm repeating myself, but all such studies have *limited* value, and going directly to "no value beyond clickbait" heads us to a situation in which all epidemiological work becomes the subject of...
03-19-24, 07:48 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,337
Posted By MinnMan

One study doesn't establish that IF increases...

One study doesn't establish that IF increases risk for heart disease, and certaintly not for all cohorts. As already highlighted, there could be biases in the study that won't be understood until...
03-17-24, 07:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,573
Posted By MinnMan

It's not my problem that you can't read. indeed...

It's not my problem that you can't read. indeed my list is found on that source. You just have to find the cities listed that are in bold, which are the ones that form their own metropolitan area. ...
03-17-24, 05:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,573
Posted By MinnMan

The most dense major cities the US are, in order ...

The most dense major cities the US are, in order

New York
San Francisco
Boston
Miami
Chicago
Philadelphia
Washington D.C.
Providence R.I.
03-17-24, 03:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,573
Posted By MinnMan

This thread has mostly gotten off track, without...

This thread has mostly gotten off track, without recognizing *why* ebike use is so popular in Germany and. other European countries. it is not mostly people buying bikes for fitness, but rather for...
03-12-24, 09:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,544
Posted By MinnMan

It's depressing that endless iterations of the...

It's depressing that endless iterations of the same argument consistently gain far more attention on this subforum than any actual discussion of race results. Except maybe during the TdF.

I wish...
03-08-24, 06:12 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 33,934
Posted By MinnMan

BIG DAY for the Americans at Paris-Nice. ...

BIG DAY for the Americans at Paris-Nice.

Jorgenson too!
03-07-24, 01:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,913
Posted By MinnMan

Also - don't get into a rut doing the same route...

Also - don't get into a rut doing the same route over and over again. To the extent your local geography allows, vary your destinations and your loops, so that it stays fresh. Seeing different things...
03-07-24, 11:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,913
Posted By MinnMan

My advice (and of course, YMMV) is to not worry...

My advice (and of course, YMMV) is to not worry too much about what you accomplish on any particular ride. Just keep getting out there day after day (well, not 7 days/week, but, say, 5), and the...
03-05-24, 08:24 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 33,934
Posted By MinnMan

That was a fearsome TT team - McNulty, Almeida,...

That was a fearsome TT team - McNulty, Almeida, Vine, Fisher-Black, Soler
02-17-24, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By MinnMan

Sheffield did a great ITT

Sheffield did a great ITT
02-16-24, 09:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,225
Posted By MinnMan

Kind of belongs in its own thread and the info...

Kind of belongs in its own thread and the info I've seen didn't include cycling, but anyways....

Immoral to encourage people to dope to the gills, but I'll bet on a huge audience, if they pull it...
02-03-24, 02:02 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 33,934
Posted By MinnMan

https://www.cyclingnews.com/races/volta-a-la-comun...

https://www.cyclingnews.com/races/volta-a-la-comunitat-valenciana-2024/stage-4/results/
01-23-24, 06:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,041
Posted By MinnMan

And cross one off the list ...

And cross one off the list

https://www.cyclingnews.com/news/joe-dombrowski-announces-end-of-wild-ride-as-pro-cyclist/

I didn't realize that Dombrowski has been pro for 12 years.
01-19-24, 08:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,600
Posted By MinnMan

Hmm. I just spent a couple of weeks riding in...

Hmm. I just spent a couple of weeks riding in Ronda, but maybe you are planning to ride on the coast and not wander that far inland? The moment you leave the coast in those parts, it gets fairly...
01-15-24, 06:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,381
Posted By MinnMan

On a mac, shift+option+8 = °

On a mac, shift+option+8 = °
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