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08-10-21, 01:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,075
Posted By JoeTBM

Good way to damage the valve, prefer to use the...

Good way to damage the valve, prefer to use the proper tool,
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08-09-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,427
Posted By big john

What I've had is the very irregular beats while...

What I've had is the very irregular beats while sitting around in the evening but the recent thing had me experiencing the high heart rate while just warming up on a short ride. I went home and the...
08-09-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,427
Posted By GhostRider62

My calcium score is zero and I do not have A-Fib....

My calcium score is zero and I do not have A-Fib.

My heart stops in the middle of the night many times for 3-8 seconds. (24/7 monitoring for a month on three separate occasions)

I feel quite...
08-09-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 7,781
Posted By mschwett

i find the article incomplete. it makes no...

i find the article incomplete. it makes no mention of the link between cyclists and this behavior, nor the important subjects of tubeless v tube, carbon frames, power meters, the use of phones as...
08-09-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,079
Posted By big john

Not necessarily. Take a strong sprinter, He can't...

Not necessarily. Take a strong sprinter, He can't climb with a lightweight climber no matter how fit he is.

The best climbers are the ones with the highest watts per kilogram. Either the watts has...
08-08-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 7,781
Posted By WhyFi

Not within the context of riding a bike. Faster...

Not within the context of riding a bike. Faster over the same course, all other things equal, necessarily requires more energy.
08-07-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,079
Posted By AlgarveCycling

When I was in my late teens and 20's I raced at...

When I was in my late teens and 20's I raced at Elite level, won a couple, was always in the top 10 for my region/state and did ok Nationally (once). I injured my knees, stopped racing, relocated to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,943
Posted By BillyD

Let's steer clear of politics guys. :)

Let's steer clear of politics guys. :)
08-07-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,079
Posted By GhostRider62

Fitness is multidimensional. It also depends on...

Fitness is multidimensional. It also depends on what you're training for. I know that when I average 18 mph on a certain hilly circuit, I am fit and when I get close to 20 mph, I am very fit. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,943
Posted By MinnMan

Another question to which we don't have good...

Another question to which we don't have good answers

]Can I get long covid if I've been vaccinated? (https://apnews.com/article/science-health-coronavirus-pandemic-dbef66eba5245f74e28e29a8915fd93f)
08-06-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,079
Posted By GhostRider62

I was reflecting on what Alan Couzens wrote on...

I was reflecting on what Alan Couzens wrote on twitter, "...On my mind this morning: Many triathletes are prone to #overtraining (https://twitter.com/hashtag/overtraining?src=hashtag_click) purely...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,943
Posted By chaadster

Thanks for prompting me to look up the report on...

Thanks for prompting me to look up the report on the Barnstable case, as I was not aware of it. https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/70/wr/mm7031e2.htm

It definitely raises some concerns and...
08-05-21, 05:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,072
Posted By jppe

Itís doing okay. Iím still doing everything I...

Itís doing okay. Iím still doing everything I would have done otherwise. It took about a year before it was ďnormalĒ but like you was back at all my daily activities very quickly. My surgeon held me...
08-04-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,072
Posted By jppe

Thatís really good they were able to to a...

Thatís really good they were able to to a ďrepairĒ in lieu of a ďreplaceĒ. The ball broke off the femur neck and dislocated so a total replacement was done.

...
08-04-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,079
Posted By andrewclaus

I reflect on this on my many long hill climbs in...

I reflect on this on my many long hill climbs in the Rockies. I'm 64, and I don't see many graybeards up there, mostly fit youngsters. I'm not passing many other cyclists. And I'm fine with that--I'm...
08-03-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,845
Posted By Shp4man

Christ, I guess it's not so bad here. I can still...

Christ, I guess it's not so bad here. I can still ride, even feel a little gaining of fitness. I'm not fast by any means, but don't run out of gas after a small climb like before. This after about...
08-03-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By tigat

2021 Ride Across Wisconsin

I was one of the riders in the first Ride Across Wisconsin in 2015, and rode it for the following three years. At the time, I was riding 10,000 miles per year, and by the time the RAW came about in...
08-02-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,687
Posted By stephr1

I am very much a morning person. I have the most...

I am very much a morning person. I have the most energy then (also only need ~6 to 6-1/2 hours of sleep). I do morning rides (as in as the sun rises) for a number of reasons:

1. Less traffic (tho,...
08-02-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,079
Posted By Hermes

To be clear, given the same knowledge,...

To be clear, given the same knowledge, opportunity, motivation, coaching and finances, my younger self would trounce my older self. Running and throwing, there is no comparison between my 20s and...
08-02-21, 05:39 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,079
Posted By GhostRider62

I use Elite HRV AP on my iphone. It gives me a...

I use Elite HRV AP on my iphone. It gives me a readiness score of 1-10 based on the morning's HRV. A lower HRV than trend indicates less readiness. When I overdo a workout, the HRV shows it the...
08-02-21, 04:36 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 7,781
Posted By MoAlpha

This has been doctrine in US health care for...

This has been doctrine in US health care for years.
08-01-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,079
Posted By Hermes

Congrats on the Tunitas Creek climb. I did that...

Congrats on the Tunitas Creek climb. I did that climb a lot and one year the Low Key Hill Climb series featured it in the series. I did it and there was another section added that was harder and...
08-01-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By Retro Grouch

Any rear shifting problem that doesn't respond to...

Any rear shifting problem that doesn't respond to cable tension adjustments, the first thing I check is derailleur hanger alignment. Most times, that's the problem.
08-01-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,079
Posted By Random11

I'm 71 and riding as fast as I ever have--maybe...

I'm 71 and riding as fast as I ever have--maybe faster. But I have an advantage over most of you in this regard. I've been riding less than four years. I seemed to be getting faster over at least my...
08-01-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,079
Posted By OldRailfan

Just checked my journal and ..... on average I'm...

Just checked my journal and ..... on average I'm slightly faster this year than I was a year ago. :50: :50:
08-01-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,079
Posted By BobbyG

At 59, for me it's all about recovery. Can I put...

At 59, for me it's all about recovery. Can I put in as much effort as I want and still recover quickly? That's been my goal for the last few years. I've seen a slight decline in muscle strength...
08-01-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,079
Posted By GhostRider62

There are not a lot of studies or data from...

There are not a lot of studies or data from lifelong athletes. Most of the 10% loss per decade statements that I read come from studies of non-athletes or athletes who gave up. I don't buy the 10%...
08-01-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,204
Posted By caloso

The fork and stays are bowed out to put them in...

The fork and stays are bowed out to put them in line with the riderís legs, which are the biggest aerodynamic factor.
08-01-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,204
Posted By big john

Track bikes are all about stiffness and...

Track bikes are all about stiffness and aerodynamics, so I'm assuming that's what they were working on. As you've probably seen, some unusual bikes with the Lotus name have appeared before.
07-31-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By zacster

And to make the week complete I've put in 100...

And to make the week complete I've put in 100 miles for the week, the first time this season. In past years that was the norm.
07-31-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,163
Posted By rebel1916

Stooppppppppppppppp!

Stooppppppppppppppp!
07-31-21, 01:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,093
Posted By RChung

I must speak with different racers than you.

I must speak with different racers than you.
07-30-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 7,781
Posted By GhostRider62

If there are not universal truths about...

If there are not universal truths about metabolism, disease and health, why does big Pharma spend billions and billions on clinical trials? Shouldn't they just design a treatment for each snowflake?...
07-30-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 7,781
Posted By genejockey

No, no, no, no, no! Science doesn't "change its...

No, no, no, no, no! Science doesn't "change its mind". That's nonsensical. What happens is usually that someone other than the scientists reads conclusions which we have carefully couched in...
07-30-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 7,781
Posted By livedarklions

It works for them, or at least they believe it...

It works for them, or at least they believe it works. It does not mean that that's generally applicable. Scientific studies are designed to pick up the people it doesn't work for as well as the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,644
Posted By Ray9

Beating the system.

Yesterday I became aware that it was going to rain today so I planned on a day off from cycling. I did some shopping this morning and noticed it was not raining yet, so I checked the weather report...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,479
Posted By shelbyfv

You have to follow the story here. The Sup Larry...

You have to follow the story here. The Sup Larry saga began with him crashing the group ride, hoping to crush the poseurs with his BSO, flip flops, jorts and no shirt. Now it has evolved. We have...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 12:02 PM
07-28-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,924
Posted By genejockey

But what about Floridians, for whom freeway...

But what about Floridians, for whom freeway overpasses are the ONLY climbs? :rolleyes:
07-27-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By rsbob

Thanks Terry. My wife and I set this up for one...

Thanks Terry. My wife and I set this up for one another since we donít always cycle together and go on multi-hour rides. This adds an element of comfort if one or the other is running late and we...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 612
Posted By indyfabz

It is literally a ceramic coating. My ti frame...

It is literally a ceramic coating. My ti frame and carbon fork, pictured above, are done in Cerakote. Custom blend of Zombie Green and a glossy white to produce a pearl finish. Cerakote also makes...
07-26-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 7,781
Posted By bfaIllini

Doubt many here can actually maintain 200W...

Doubt many here can actually maintain 200W nonstop for 30 minutes. Measured with a power meter, that is very difficult for an "average or better" rider. I'm not saying there's not riders in this...
07-26-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,924
Posted By RChung

My apologies. I once got a student course...

My apologies. I once got a student course evaluation with: "You lied when you said we wouldn't need calculus for the class." So I didn't stop using calculus, but I did stop saying they didn't need it.
07-26-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,787
Posted By genejockey

Best climbing bike, coming from a hybrid? There...

Best climbing bike, coming from a hybrid? There are a lot of 'Endurance' bikes out there, which will be an easier transition from your hybrid because the saddle-to-bar drop and reach won't be so...
07-26-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,779
Posted By bibike

Cycling like most sports is sport specific. Want...

Cycling like most sports is sport specific. Want to be good at that sport then must do it frequently enough to attain neuromuscular connections and specific strength. I agree weight training is...
07-25-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,232
Posted By trainchaser

I'm alive! That was my initial reaction after...

I'm alive! That was my initial reaction after waking up from having quintuple bypass open heart surgery on July 16th. I now have large scars on my right leg, left arm and down the middle of my...
07-25-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,924
Posted By DaveLeeNC

FWIW, GPS measurement of elevation is VERY poor...

FWIW, GPS measurement of elevation is VERY poor compared to horizontal position. If your GPS device could read satellite data from satellites on the opposite side of the planet, then elevation...
07-25-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 10,220
Posted By PeteHski

I'm thinking the same. Might also be worth...

I'm thinking the same. Might also be worth considering for multi-day Alpine touring. Still putting in a lot of human effort, but just enough assist to keep up the pace on those lengthy climbs and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,643
Posted By Symox

Thanks everyone - did several fast descents using...

Thanks everyone - did several fast descents using 70/30 front/rear

much safer and fun
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,496
Posted By zymphad

Huh, so weird, two years in a row, winning Tour...

Huh, so weird, two years in a row, winning Tour de France on rim brakes. Weird, I thought disc brakes were so superior on the hills, but for some reason the best hill climber and descent twice in a...
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