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09-25-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,676
Posted By one4smoke

With the obvious edge to Wout in sprinting, and...

With the obvious edge to Wout in sprinting, and to Remco in climbing.
09-25-22, 05:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,676
Posted By MinnMan

So the answer to the thread title is..... AND

So the answer to the thread title is.....

AND
09-14-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 2,750
Posted By livedarklions

Depends on the lane, some are better than being...

Depends on the lane, some are better than being in traffic, others not so much. Still others are just out-and-out unrideable.

I definitely don't ride in the bike lane in Chelmsford that crosses...
09-13-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,296
Posted By Pinelander

When I look in my mirror while riding it is much...

When I look in my mirror while riding it is much easier to see approaching cars with DRLs. I also pay attention to other riders and my non-scientific conclusion is that those with lights are much...
09-13-22, 06:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,296
Posted By Paul Barnard

Distracted drivers will briefly look up, then go...

Distracted drivers will briefly look up, then go back to their distraction, then look up, then go back to their distraction. The hope is that something stands out when they look up. Our smaller...
09-12-22, 10:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,296
Posted By LV2TNDM

I'm glad you're flattered. Too bad it's for all...

I'm glad you're flattered. Too bad it's for all the wrong reasons. I guess you should thank me for not calling you out more.

Anyway, your original reply and this one, as usual, reek of arrogance...
09-11-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,296
Posted By Paul Barnard

High vis doesn't stand out as well on the shaded...

High vis doesn't stand out as well on the shaded side of a cyclist in morning and evening hours. It doesn't stand out nearly like it does in full sun. The prudent cyclist will use a cocktail of...
09-10-22, 01:33 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,411
Posted By slcbob

I'm stunned Roglic and his DS are bashing Fred...

I'm stunned Roglic and his DS are bashing Fred Wright.

Roglic is usually the classiest guy. The replays I've seen, while sub~optimal views, seem to show Fred staying in his line and Roglic...
09-07-22, 02:01 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,411
Posted By MinnMan

I can't see why he would have faked a flat. Even...

I can't see why he would have faked a flat. Even if Roglic's attack had stuck, he wasn't in danger of losing more than a few seconds.

I hope Roglic is OK. It's hard to see how he can race at...
09-06-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,411
Posted By slcbob

Solid coverage here: ...

Solid coverage here:
https://cyclingtips.com/2022/09/why-remco-evenepoel-kept-his-vuelta-lead-after-3-km-rule-confusion/

And here:...
09-01-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,411
Posted By MinnMan

Evenepoel gave a preview of his climbing prowess...

Evenepoel gave a preview of his climbing prowess this spring in stage 3 of Tour of Norway. See Lanterne Rouge's video review here, complete with estimated power numbers *...
08-31-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,411
Posted By slcbob

I hope WADA monitors this thread because the...

I hope WADA monitors this thread because the astute original analysis would no doubt help them mitigate the enormous blind spots in their cavalier monitoring program.
08-25-22, 11:08 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,411
Posted By ooga-booga

personally...fave stages are those that climb an...

personally...fave stages are those that climb an hc mountain, then descend and finish quickly within 1-2 km of the bottom of the hc descent. none of those in this edition of la vuelta. plenty of...
07-31-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,079
Posted By terrymorse

If you’re able to maintain that pace for 15...

If you’re able to maintain that pace for 15 minutes, it’s not zone 5. Clearly.
07-31-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,676
Posted By one4smoke

Scott, I so agree. What an entitled society of...

Scott, I so agree. What an entitled society of people we have these days... If someone is so damn worried about the possibility of seeing a result of a race, stay away from one of the most logical...
07-31-22, 03:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,676
Posted By AlgarveCycling

Remco vs Roglic will be a great fight at the...

Remco vs Roglic will be a great fight at the Vuelta! I may even pop over the border and watch it live.

...
07-30-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,676
Posted By ooga-booga

pulled an existing thread that hadn't been posted...

pulled an existing thread that hadn't been posted to in a few months and didn't even relate an actual result. so people(s) clicked on existing thread when it had been highlighted in "new posts" or...
07-30-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,676
Posted By ooga-booga

yeah...heaven forbid anyone should reffy race...

yeah...heaven forbid anyone should reffy race results and the logical following discussions at any point in the professional cycling forum. what's your particular cut-off? one day? three days? a...
07-30-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,676
Posted By ooga-booga

wow...helluva performance by remco in the...

wow...helluva performance by remco in the klasikoa today. hopefully, we'll see him in la vuelta.
07-28-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 6,036
Posted By Daniel4

Never mind the collision itself. He would have...

Never mind the collision itself. He would have been released if he stayed. It's the Run part in Hit-and-Run that's illegal and he'll face charges for that.
07-28-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 6,036
Posted By ClydeClydeson

I saw that yesterday, the crash was, in my...

I saw that yesterday, the crash was, in my opinion, 100% the cyclists fault, but the DB in the car is 100% guilty of a hit-and-run, which is especially stupid singe it wasn't their fault at all.
07-18-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,414
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​That kind of scale is as accurate as a roll...

​​​​​​That kind of scale is as accurate as a roll of the dice. Read about how they work. Try it when you're dehydrated after a long ride and as normal.
07-17-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,414
Posted By MinnMan

Yet another example of the most common logic fail...

Yet another example of the most common logic fail on bf. "What works for me must work for everybody else also."
07-16-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,414
Posted By brianmcg123

That “myth” is for the people that do 20 minutes...

That “myth” is for the people that do 20 minutes of walking and a weight circuit a couple of times a week.
06-02-22, 02:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,194
Posted By wolfchild

It's not about beach muscles and it's not about...

It's not about beach muscles and it's not about looking like a bodybuilder. You completely missing the point and purpose of strength training...Your special and unique pedaling techniques which...
05-30-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,194
Posted By Iride01

I'll second the no. The only possible thing...

I'll second the no.

The only possible thing you could get some resistance benefit from is for your legs. And only for a few of the muscle groups in them or at least not so they get the true...
05-30-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,194
Posted By Seattle Forrest

No.

No.
05-24-22, 08:18 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,047
Posted By tomato coupe

Evidence points to the contrary.

Evidence points to the contrary.
05-24-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,047
Posted By tomato coupe

Yeah, small cars are the worst. I had a Smart...

Yeah, small cars are the worst. I had a Smart car roll coal on me the other day.
05-24-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,047
Posted By Dino_Sore

Question: What's the difference between a BMW and...

Question: What's the difference between a BMW and a porcupine?

Answer: The porcupine has pricks on the outside.
05-23-22, 10:59 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,047
Posted By tkamd73

Not a Tesla fan, but where I bike the F150 is...

Not a Tesla fan, but where I bike the F150 is more of a threat. Not a lot of Teslas in Wisconsin.
Tim
05-23-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,047
Posted By Rolla

Since you have an appetite for low-hanging fruit,...

Since you have an appetite for low-hanging fruit, dunk on BMWs next.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,725
Posted By Psimet2001

I gloss over a lot but I believe i saw someone...

I gloss over a lot but I believe i saw someone saying they don't use a radar because they are somehow afraid it will dull their senses. Honestly that's as daft as saying you don't use windshield...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,725
Posted By PeteHski

The Varia gives you far more awareness of what is...

The Varia gives you far more awareness of what is approaching you from behind than your "safe riding instincts" ever did. So there's no need to be afraid of it. All it does is greatly increase your...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,725
Posted By Mojo31

Radar is worth more than a camera. Radar helps...

Radar is worth more than a camera. Radar helps you avoid trouble. Camera only documents the problem when it hits you.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,725
Posted By WhyFi

Well, yes - this is exactly the reason for my...

Well, yes - this is exactly the reason for my disappointment.



You're an exceptionally rare example of a Varia owner that don't value its functionality - I get the impression that most,...
05-12-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,284
Posted By SpedFast

You got it backwards.... Just ask the Mrs.,...

You got it backwards.... Just ask the Mrs., she'll set you straight.
05-06-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,486
Posted By DiabloScott

That's true, but the chance means that you have...

That's true, but the chance means that you have to factor that into your strategy and tactics and positioning. That's what makes for a selective race. If you want to win the stage you attack on the...
05-06-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,039
Posted By nodnerb

I'm with the OP on this one. If there is a Bike...

I'm with the OP on this one. If there is a Bike lane and someone is taking up an entire vehicle lane instead, whether it is legal or not, is pretty ignorant. It is illegal for cars to drive in the...
05-05-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,039
Posted By MarcusT

I yelled at a cyclist, today.

I have complete respect for cyclists on the road as I am one, but when I see a behaviour that just puts everyone at risk, it's too much for me.
Road cyclist riding in the middle of the lane on a...
05-05-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,486
Posted By slcbob

That's the fallacy. Cobbles don't favor a good...

That's the fallacy. Cobbles don't favor a good rider who was lucky. They reward a great rider who delivers and punish those who take it easy. Sure, there's some chance on the margins, but it's...
05-05-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,486
Posted By AlgarveCycling

Cobbled pave in Europe's cycling mecca's are...

Cobbled pave in Europe's cycling mecca's are entwined in the history and romance of road racing there. It is part of cycling culture for anyone who has ridden in France, Belgium etc. I'll be tackling...
05-05-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,486
Posted By alcjphil

The year that Froome crashed on the cobbled stage...

The year that Froome crashed on the cobbled stage his crashes happened before they reached the cobbled sections. Interestingly Nibali schooled all the other GC riders as well as almost all the...
05-01-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,486
Posted By banana jam

The TDF is arguably the most prestigious event in...

The TDF is arguably the most prestigious event in cycling. The winner should be able to prove him/her self on all types of road surfaces. These are highly paid professionals. Establishing routes...
04-27-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,486
Posted By banana jam

Bring them on! Remember the Tour is meant to be...

Bring them on! Remember the Tour is meant to be won by the best "all around" rider, not the best climber, time trialist, or one day specialist. There is a technique for riding the cobbles as well...
04-07-22, 02:06 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 23,906
Posted By ZHVelo

I didn't dismiss the prevalence of cheap carbs...

I didn't dismiss the prevalence of cheap carbs and sugars - I pointed out that you are the one dismissing the prevalence of fats. Fast food that I mentioned contains both carbs and fats. In copious...
04-06-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,396
Posted By MinnMan

How the pros fuel for a long race

Mathieu van der Poel's fueling plan for the Tour of Flanders last weekend.
(Oh, btw, spoiler alert: he won)...
04-06-22, 03:27 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 23,906
Posted By ZHVelo

This is entirely biased falsehoods, stemming from...

This is entirely biased falsehoods, stemming from your need to find a conspiracy theory. Americans are fat because they drive everywhere, don't exercise and binge on junk food. Food that doesn't just...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,830
Posted By caloso

Nothing semi about it. Go ride your bike...

Nothing semi about it. Go ride your bike somewhere else.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,830
Posted By Bald Paul

Get a route map. Get together with your...

Get a route map.
Get together with your buddies.
Ride the route - the following weekend.

The whole idea of charity rides is to benefit the charity - not you.
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