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10-19-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 329
Posted By CAT7RDR

I added wild caught Sardines in olive oil to Kale...

I added wild caught Sardines in olive oil to Kale salads for the protein and Omega 3's as an economical source of protein.
Found I like the taste just fine as other sources of protein prices are...
Forum: Foo
10-18-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 742
Posted By MoAlpha

Respiratory drive in healthy individuals is...

Respiratory drive in healthy individuals is regulated in response to pCO2. That's just how it evolved. There are oxygen receptors, but they contribute very little to respiratory drive under normal...
10-16-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,189
Posted By kingston

I am truly puzzled by these claims that bottom...

I am truly puzzled by these claims that bottom brackets last forever it is so inconsistent with my personal experiences. Cheap bottom brackets of any kind don't last very long for me and a quality...
10-15-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,189
Posted By 3alarmer

...this is classic you, Stewart. Somehow, even...

...this is classic you, Stewart. Somehow, even though you agree that there seems to be no real superior benefit to an external BB setup, you are in here managing to disagree, simply for the sake of...
10-15-21, 12:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 866
Posted By ooga-booga

you ain't lazy if you're trying to pour that olde...

you ain't lazy if you're trying to pour that olde ho bryan, filtering or no, since it's throwing a lot of sediment these days. takes a while unless you like it chunky style.
10-14-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Oh man, I'm so sorry! A riding buddy broke a...

Oh man, I'm so sorry! A riding buddy broke a pedal axle riding hard OOS, broke femur and pelvis so bad he got what looks like a bit a titanium bike chain to hold it together. He recovered and went on...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,648
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

It isn't clear to me, having looked around, if OS...

It isn't clear to me, having looked around, if OS Endurance is as good as standard OS at 100 lbs.

I remember when car tubeless first came out, I got flats. The ordinary flat stopped happening in...
10-10-21, 10:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,103
Posted By downhillmaster

Another satisfied Walmart customer :thumb:

Another satisfied Walmart customer :thumb:
Forum: Foo
10-10-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 612
Posted By noisebeam

Got back yesterday from three nights out in Cedar...

Got back yesterday from three nights out in Cedar Mesa. Dropping in the first day:...
10-07-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,296
Posted By c_m_shooter

It probably only causes cancer in California....

It probably only causes cancer in California....
10-06-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,230
Posted By Maelochs

To also make unnecessary noises .... a lot of...

To also make unnecessary noises .... a lot of "research" into electrolytes and hydration was funded by Coca-Cola after the brand bought Gatorade .... in order to commercialize it Coke added a ton...
10-05-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,230
Posted By Maelochs

The damage I am talking about happens in the...

The damage I am talking about happens in the first few minutes---which is why you will see pros jump on a trainer and spin like mad right after a really hard stage. The lactic acid which stays in the...
10-02-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 503
Posted By anga

The bike falls too quickly to take any evasive...

The bike falls too quickly to take any evasive action.
Only luck matters.
09-30-21, 01:05 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,023
Posted By RChung

He's read the full article. Go to the link and...

He's read the full article. Go to the link and download the article yourself. In particular, he's referring to figures 6 and 7, and the bottom paragraph on page 104 that continues to the top of page...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,648
Posted By aclinjury

Road tubeless sucks if: 1) you aren't using at...

Road tubeless sucks if:
1) you aren't using at least a 32c tire, or
2) Stans sealant

And who the hell wants to use any tire bigger than 25c, unless they're just.... tourists.

Meanwhile, fast...
09-07-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,403
Posted By alcjphil

Rules of the road also state that u turns are...

Rules of the road also state that u turns are illegal
08-26-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,771
Posted By livedarklions

Because some things are clearly insults disguised...

Because some things are clearly insults disguised as questions.

"Why do you wear such cheap and ugly clothes?" is a simple question.

"Why are you so stupid?" is a simple question.

"Why...
08-26-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,771
Posted By caloso

I got a similarly sized bag on a transatlantic...

I got a similarly sized bag on a transatlantic flight a few years ago. It had headphones, blindfold, etc. I saved it and it works great when I want to carry a bit more than usual on a long ride and...
08-26-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,771
Posted By livedarklions

Nah, getting a sarcastic comment as a reward for...

Nah, getting a sarcastic comment as a reward for offering help is pretty damn offensive. Seriously so, even.
08-25-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,771
Posted By genejockey

Drive side. Gotta keep the leg hairs out of the...

Drive side. Gotta keep the leg hairs out of the drive train.
08-25-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 6,785
Posted By tomato coupe

One does not apply energy to a pedal or a brick...

One does not apply energy to a pedal or a brick wall, one applies a force.
08-24-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,093
Posted By WhyFi

No, you just choose to interpret it as such, thus...

No, you just choose to interpret it as such, thus manufacturing an excuse to rehash your palmares. Again.



Everybody has off days.
08-24-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 6,785
Posted By tomato coupe

F1 uses rim brakes, right?

F1 uses rim brakes, right?
08-24-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 6,785
Posted By Eric F

Zactly. This is why I prefer F1. F1 turns...

Zactly.

This is why I prefer F1. F1 turns both ways, and has to use their brakes.
08-24-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 6,785
Posted By HTupolev

Eddy Merckx wasn't anywhere in that remote...

Eddy Merckx wasn't anywhere in that remote ballpark. Even a really big guy on a fairly upright fit running beefy touring tires could smash Merckx's record if he could put out 800W for an hour.
...
08-24-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,655
Posted By gobicycling

Also a long time 24/7 trigeminal neuralgia...

Also a long time 24/7 trigeminal neuralgia sufferer. Had a MVD - lasted 3 years. I went through all the meds (I was so overdosed, I was trembling),
ended up with a gamma knife procedure, which...
08-24-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 6,785
Posted By unterhausen

An hour record really isn't a great example of...

An hour record really isn't a great example of something that calls for stiffness. Aero is all. Of course, aero was somewhat of a fringe concept when Merckx did his ride.

As long as the chain...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,091
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Yes, road cyclists are a judgmental lot. I get...

Yes, road cyclists are a judgmental lot. I get more waves when I wear my one bike jersey (Castelli) than any of my football (soccer) jerseys. I am probably also looked down upon for not using...
08-24-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 6,785
Posted By Kapusta

Whether or not stiffness matters for efficiency,...

Whether or not stiffness matters for efficiency, it can make a difference in handling and tracking. This is a big factor in mountain bikes, but I think it is also true to some extent for road bikes....
08-24-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,114
Posted By AlmostTrick

A good baseline fitness is important for normal...

A good baseline fitness is important for normal everyday life, not just cycling or other sports. Especially as we age, it is wise to build / maintain strength in all areas to help prevent falls that...
08-24-21, 02:50 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,093
Posted By PeteHski

I just take a day or two off the bike and get...

I just take a day or two off the bike and get some quality sleep and nutrition. I hate all the foam rolling/massage/stretching thing... so I don't do any of it.
08-23-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,114
Posted By shelbyfv

If the OP's average ride is 5 minutes, or even 5...

If the OP's average ride is 5 minutes, or even 5 miles, I can guarantee that nobody here gives a squat about what he thinks.:twitchy:
08-23-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 6,785
Posted By BlazingPedals

I call BS. Frame flex matters a great deal for my...

I call BS. Frame flex matters a great deal for my recumbents. My stiffest bent is also the best climber of the bunch, likewise my flexiest one is the worst climber. (Climbing relies less on...
08-23-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,114
Posted By Trakhak

Eddy Merckx on the topic of strength training for...

Eddy Merckx on the topic of strength training for racing cyclists:

"You don't need big muscles to steer a bicycle."

For the benefit of the OP: Eddy Merckx is a Belgian fellow who had a career...
08-23-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,114
Posted By seypat

Probably from carrying pails of water up/down the...

Probably from carrying pails of water up/down the hill. That slope is slippery, though. He might hurt himself if he were to fall down.
08-23-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 6,785
Posted By OldTryGuy

I find that figure hard to --- believe.

I find that figure hard to --- believe.
08-23-21, 03:33 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 41,176
Posted By 50PlusCycling

No mystery, have you used public transportation...

No mystery, have you used public transportation in America? It is slow, unreliable, dirty, and dangerous. It is hard to upgrade and improve because labor unions and political corruption make it more...
Forum: Foo
08-22-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,218
Posted By SkinGriz

I think it’s a rural/urban divide far more than a...

I think it’s a rural/urban divide far more than a CA/TX divide.

I grew up fairly rural. I remember hearing about city people buying a place next to the chicken farm / dove coat / dairy... then...
08-22-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,070
Posted By mschwett

i have seriously considered “garaging” a bike at...

i have seriously considered “garaging” a bike at the office.
08-22-21, 06:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,339
Posted By PeteHski

He's only 53, same age as me. You can definitely...

He's only 53, same age as me. You can definitely over-train, but blaming "extreme fatigue" on age is pretty lame, especially if it happened suddenly.
Forum: Recumbent
08-21-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By ezdoesit

Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,952
Posted By RiceAWay

If those pictures were of the bike AND if either...

If those pictures were of the bike AND if either the stem or the bars are carbon fiber I would suggest that what happened is that the bars rotated forward and she had too much weight on the bars and...
Forum: Touring
08-20-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,558
Posted By rbrides

Thanks GhostRider62

Thanks GhostRider62
Replies: 40
Views: 2,000
Posted By ThermionicScott

Probably on the rear for most bikes. There's a...

Probably on the rear for most bikes. There's a RAGBRAI team whose shtick is to carry obnoxiously big and heavy loads wherever they go. ;)
...
Forum: Touring
08-20-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,558
Posted By andrewclaus

My single-wall silnylon Tarptent is so light and...

My single-wall silnylon Tarptent is so light and simple, I gain nothing by not bringing it along. I rest so much better in it than in a bivvy, it's worth the minimal extra weight and bulk.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-21, 12:02 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,091
Posted By LarrySellerz

I dont get the whole "poser" thing. Like who...

I dont get the whole "poser" thing. Like who cares if someone has expensive gear and a nice bike but are a weak cyclist, maybe they are rich
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,952
Posted By Koyote

Since you feel free to critique others' theories...

Since you feel free to critique others' theories so stridently, please explain how fainting would cause a person to endo?
08-18-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,228
Posted By Bill in VA

So I guess my old coffee can filled with 2" of...

So I guess my old coffee can filled with 2" of Coleman Lantern Fluid is too basic...? Even if I swirl it?
Replies: 40
Views: 2,000
Posted By Steamer

I keep threatening to crush this:...

I keep threatening to crush this: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/6762091

Or this: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37181472

Most of both has been scouted and vetted. I am pretty damn selective.
...
Forum: Foo
08-17-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,194
Posted By Bald Paul

As far as I'm concerned, "Bro" is only acceptable...

As far as I'm concerned, "Bro" is only acceptable when used towards me by my brother.
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