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05-24-24, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By PeteHski

I find the best strategy is to not have snack...

I find the best strategy is to not have snack food in the house. If itís not there then you canít eat it!
05-21-24, 09:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,857
Posted By gobicycling

Time for Adieu after 29 years

Oops!!! after 20 years

In about 2004 or so, "Joe"Gardner started the BikeForums. Several of us on a similar platform moved here because the mod of the previous forum had developed wrist problems....
05-11-24, 12:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,354
Posted By Polaris OBark

A calorie, or a joule, is a unit of energy. As...

A calorie, or a joule, is a unit of energy. As such, it is a thermodynamic state function. It doesn't matter what its history might be.
05-11-24, 09:31 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,354
Posted By Polaris OBark

You cannot escape the First (or Second) Law of...

You cannot escape the First (or Second) Law of Thermodynamics, despite the magical thinking displayed in YouTube videos.
05-09-24, 10:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,808
Posted By Trakhak

I'm once again grateful for MoAlpha's insights...

I'm once again grateful for MoAlpha's insights and expertise on topics relevant to health and medicine.
05-06-24, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By Maelochs

La Vuelta Femina

... or whatever it is called ...

This has been superb bike racing.

I was out of town and missed the actual race so I am halfway through the replays, and it has been superb bike racing....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-24, 11:50 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 6,641
Posted By Koyote

Who is this "you" referred to in the above quote?...

Who is this "you" referred to in the above quote? Is it your imagining of the typical bf'er? People ride bikes for a whole variety of reasons, but you seem unable to acknowledge that.



Good for...
04-29-24, 07:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,477
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, Herman Pontzer, who authored the first...

Yeah, Herman Pontzer, who authored the first cited study, and is an anthropologist, not a nutrition or exercise guy, has lots of striking data from hunter-gatherers supporting this idea. However,...
04-27-24, 12:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,578
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

IME that's a good thing to do. Early on, I focus...

IME that's a good thing to do. Early on, I focus on full range of motion for every exercise. A good prep for lifting heavier, if that's your intention, is simply to increase reps to 30. Then do 2...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-24, 09:23 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,419
Posted By Kontact

Why not just get these? They aren't even heavy. ...

Why not just get these? They aren't even heavy.

https://hedcycling.com/collections/road-tri/products/jet-rc-performance-series
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-24, 04:21 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,419
Posted By Bald Paul

Here's a CON for you (from someone who had rim...

Here's a CON for you (from someone who had rim brake CF wheels with the correct pads) - They don't stop in the rain. Heck, they don't stop that well in the dry.
How about a nice, lightweight set of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-24, 10:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,576
Posted By Koyote

I just carry these...

I just carry these (https://www.parktool.com/en-us/product/emergency-tire-boot-tb-2).
04-12-24, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 337
Posted By Sierra_rider

If these had been out awhile ago, I likely...

If these had been out awhile ago, I likely wouldn't have ended up buying Garmin Rallies. The Favero SPD SLs on my road bike have been flawless, can't say the same for the Garmins. I'm assuming that...
04-04-24, 03:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,850
Posted By slcbob

The Giro-Tour double just got a whole lot less...

The Giro-Tour double just got a whole lot less unlikely. For all the wrong reasons.
03-24-24, 03:01 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,315
Posted By RChung

Your concerns (about BMI, CVD, smoking, and race)...

Your concerns (about BMI, CVD, smoking, and race) were their concerns, which is why the risk model adjusted for "age, sex, race, total energy intake, education, income, food security status, smoking,...
03-23-24, 11:10 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,315
Posted By RChung

Yikes. NHANES (and its predecessors) has...

Yikes.

NHANES (and its predecessors) has been around for decades. It's the basic national survey that tracks nutrition and health, much like the Census tracks population growth and distribution,...
03-23-24, 09:11 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,315
Posted By Polaris OBark

I've personally learned quite a lot from arguing...

I've personally learned quite a lot from arguing with MoAlfa. We are fortunate to have his contributions and insights.
03-20-24, 10:59 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,315
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

I found the PDF of this article here: ...

I found the PDF of this article here:
https://sa1s3.patientpop.com/assets/docs/151222.pdf

I might mention that the fastest rider of about my age whom I knew took long vacations in India. There,...
03-20-24, 08:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,850
Posted By slcbob

I think one of Pogacar's main competitors at Le...

I think one of Pogacar's main competitors at Le Tour will be what he left at the Giro. I'll put him as the favorite on the Corsa Rossa for sure but am suspicious he can hold on for a lap of France,...
03-19-24, 06:56 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,315
Posted By MoAlpha

For those speculating that people with...

For those speculating that people with cardiovascular risk were over represented in the 8hr window group, the press release mentions that the effect was seen even among individuals with known...
03-16-24, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

We are all doomed. "There is hope, but not for...

We are all doomed. "There is hope, but not for us." -Kafka
03-08-24, 02:34 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,220
Posted By slcbob

IDK whether to +1 your testosterone fueled rage...

IDK whether to +1 your testosterone fueled rage and intolerance, Iron Chuck, or tell you to lighten up because it ain't that simple.

I sort of think it should be that simple, but that's not where...
01-21-24, 09:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,035
Posted By GrainBrain

That will be fantastic fun to see! So I was...

That will be fantastic fun to see!

So I was catching up a bit on PCS and checking out IPT; there's a 23 y/o American Riley Sheehan that went pro last year, two wins and the GC at the Joe Martin...
11-28-23, 09:07 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,118
Posted By rsbob

The proper term for this is projection, which is...

The proper term for this is projection, which is defined as: placing your own negative traits or unwanted emotions onto others, usually without reason.

AFAIAC as long as people ride, that’s a good...
11-28-23, 08:25 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,118
Posted By PeteHski

Are you surprised that you get a reaction every...

Are you surprised that you get a reaction every time you post this exact same rant?
11-28-23, 06:44 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,118
Posted By big john

I haven't seen anyone criticize the way you ride....

I haven't seen anyone criticize the way you ride. Nor have I ever seen any of the other negative things you seem to be hung up on. Even if what you say has some truth in it, why do you harp on it...
11-24-23, 12:05 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,524
Posted By base2

I am curious as to your professional credentials...

I am curious as to your professional credentials regarding carbon fiber repair. Taken any classes? I have. For at one time there was an intercompany transfer I was vying for. I got to do all sorts of...
11-19-23, 01:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,283
Posted By Hermes

We have done some cleanup. I-Like-To-Bike please...

We have done some cleanup. I-Like-To-Bike please leave the thread. We have a new member looking for advice and we do not need your trolling / disruption without adding any value. Thank you.
11-07-23, 03:25 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,156
Posted By PeteHski

Science evolves logically, based on discovery and...

Science evolves logically, based on discovery and research. Politics and popular media doesn't.
10-28-23, 09:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,993
Posted By rm -rf

Do you have a rear wheel speed sensor or is a...

Do you have a rear wheel speed sensor or is a speed sensor attached to the trainer itself? Zwift will need the wheel speed and the known resistance of the fluid trainer at different speeds to...
10-27-23, 09:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,290
Posted By jon c.

The study used four factors to define the common...

The study used four factors to define the common good — political participation, social participation, neighborhood solidarity and neighborly helpfulness.

I've got a problem with how they define...
10-27-23, 02:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,290
Posted By downtube42

Seeing behavior, interpreting behavior as an...

Seeing behavior, interpreting behavior as an indication of attitude, then describing the people as having that interpreted attitude is a thing, for sure.

As far as finding truth, it's a deeply...
10-25-23, 11:04 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,560
Posted By Iride01

Before this thread gets too far off kilter, I'm...

Before this thread gets too far off kilter, I'm not sure why those that don't use cleats think those of us that do use cleats, clipless, clips and etc. despise or think badly of those that are happy...
Forum: Fatbikes
10-19-23, 03:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,496
Posted By CrimsonEclipse

Went to get road shoes and bought a fat bike. ...

Went to get road shoes and bought a fat bike.
Perfection!

As for the tires, I wouldn't get too worked on the details yet.
the Vanhelgas are good overall tires and an excellent starting point. ...
Forum: Fatbikes
10-11-23, 08:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,496
Posted By Viich

According to BicycleRollingResistance.com, the...

According to BicycleRollingResistance.com, the VanHelga is a relatively easy-rolling tire, even with the taller lugs.

I'd just run them. They're a good all-around tire. Run them for this winter...
10-09-23, 09:12 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,098
Posted By unterhausen

The amazing thing about the bike community is how...

The amazing thing about the bike community is how diverse it is. People are always trying new things. A lot of innovations are driven by a small group that builds what they want. If people wanted...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-23, 08:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,050
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

I agree, it is not OK. Dylan Thomas had it right:...

I agree, it is not OK. Dylan Thomas had it right: "Rage, rage against the dying of the light." The fact that we get weaker is not an excuse to give up. It is not OK with me, not at all. I will fight,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-23, 05:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,050
Posted By terrymorse

No, it isn't ok to get slower. It's inevitable,...

No, it isn't ok to get slower. It's inevitable, it's normal, it's a natural part of the aging process.

But it is not ok.
10-07-23, 08:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,520
Posted By Sy Reene

Alternative the Zwift Hub - PSA

Huge price drop on the Elite Direto XRT -- 'tis the season to start setting up for the winter :thumb:
fwiw, similar delivered Prime prices available on Amazon too.
...
09-26-23, 05:09 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,289
Posted By Skullo

We need to keep mention of politics ,government...

We need to keep mention of politics ,government and such out of this thread.
I find this thread informative and useful. Too much of this will get it closed by the mods.
Fifty plus needs this kind...
09-26-23, 12:28 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,289
Posted By rsbob

Traveling in groups was never our thing. We...

Traveling in groups was never our thing.
We always were revolted by large groups of people being led by someone carrying a flag or umbrella with everyone wearing name badges - 100 to a group. We...
09-12-23, 03:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,685
Posted By MoAlpha

I once yelled immoderately at a driver who did...

I once yelled immoderately at a driver who did something inconsiderate, but not deadly. She let me finish and then deadpanned, “Feel better now?”
09-01-23, 10:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,550
Posted By Kontact

The problem being that grease might guarantee it...

The problem being that grease might guarantee it slips, while dry mounting can cause the parts to lock together after salt or sugar creep in there. Carbon paste prevents the wrong stuff from getting...
08-24-23, 04:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,732
Posted By asgelle

We're so lucky to have someone here who can see...

We're so lucky to have someone here who can see into every rider's abilities, goals, and training history to prescribe an individualized training regimen just for them.
08-05-23, 08:44 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,827
Posted By rsbob

Besides portion control and staying away from...

Besides portion control and staying away from refined products, my wife and I have always been big proponents of the Mediterranean Diet. Longevity studies has borne out how good it is.
08-05-23, 10:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,803
Posted By smontanaro

✋ I ride my bikes for exercise as well as getting...

✋ I ride my bikes for exercise as well as getting around. I also enjoy working on my bikes. I used to commute, but am now retired. :thumb: I mostly ride alone, but got my figurative a** handed to me...
08-05-23, 08:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,803
Posted By PeteHski

This seems to be a major issue for you since you...

This seems to be a major issue for you since you bring this same point up in pretty much every thread Iíve seen you comment. Are we not allowed to discuss fitness and performance simply because you...
08-05-23, 05:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,059
Posted By Kai Winters

Like all performance athletics the human body is...

Like all performance athletics the human body is limited to the genetics it was born with. You can train your body to a degree but the max limits are genetic.
Aging is another factor that is again...
07-25-23, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 863
Posted By Steel Charlie

The body on the bike is still an aerodynamic...

The body on the bike is still an aerodynamic disaster. Drafting will never cease to be an assist.
07-24-23, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By slcbob

That was outstanding. It makes no sense from the...

That was outstanding. It makes no sense from the screen grab but the animation is hilarious.

I would love to see the same results with the enthusiast climbers against the laughing bunch. They'd...
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