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05-28-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 164
Posted By MinnMan

Stage 5 - more Remco. ...

Stage 5 - more Remco.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pz5NwIlI2vY

and another good LR short video
05-27-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 164
Posted By MinnMan

Like I said, "putting on a show"

Like I said, "putting on a show"
05-27-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 164
Posted By MinnMan

jeepers! You wouldn't dare! Anyway, I'm...

jeepers! You wouldn't dare!

Anyway, I'm glad you guys are all enjoying the news from Norge. Refreshing, though a little bit fishy. Definitely a different flavor from those Italian spices...
05-27-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 164
Posted By MinnMan

Well, I hope I didn't spoil it for you

Well, I hope I didn't spoil it for you
05-27-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 164
Posted By MinnMan

I just realized that my thread title could be...

I just realized that my thread title could be perceived as a spoiler. But there are multiple meanings of "putting on a show". Particularly when Chris Horner says it.
05-26-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 164
Posted By MinnMan

Meanwhile in Norway, it's Remco "putting on a show"

Stage1 - an unorthodox late-stage pit-stop doesn't stop him
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hi11RVGxEz8

Stage 3 - Watt bombs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ieE-7QAOtEw



BTW, these...
05-25-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,970
Posted By MinnMan

You lost me there.

You lost me there.
05-25-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,600
Posted By MinnMan

Hadn't noticed that Hermes is a mod now. I think...

Hadn't noticed that Hermes is a mod now. I think he removed the quote of his post, which had an inaccuracy. It's OK, I knew (and said) that I was being a pedantic jerk

No hard feelings.
05-24-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,970
Posted By MinnMan

To be honest, I don't think I could have told you...

To be honest, I don't think I could have told you one thing about Intermarche prior to this season. I had no idea who they were.
05-24-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,600
Posted By MinnMan

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Scratching my head about this one. Is this...
05-24-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,600
Posted By MinnMan

fify

fify
05-24-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,600
Posted By MinnMan

This not only reflects that I am old, but also...

This not only reflects that I am old, but also that my Jr. HS science teacher was very old. I don't think she had revised her curriculum from its inception in the first half of the 20th century. ...
05-24-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,600
Posted By MinnMan

Here I am vying for the title of resident pedant,...

Here I am vying for the title of resident pedant, making comments about which nobody will care, but so it goes....

Calorie is not an imperial measurement. If it were, it would be the energy to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,348
Posted By MinnMan

Interesting and timely thread for me. I haven't...

Interesting and timely thread for me. I haven't run 28s in the past. I run 25 mm on my road bikes, and 32+ on the gravel or commuter bikes. But I just ordered a pair of 28s for when I want to ride...
05-24-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,970
Posted By MinnMan

Agreed about Bardet. The race hasn't had a large...

Agreed about Bardet. The race hasn't had a large cohort of true GC contenders. Yates fell out of contention and then Bardet, who was looking great, fell ill. This coming week would be more...
05-23-22, 08:22 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,970
Posted By MinnMan

Supposedly bad weather coming. Rain in the...

Supposedly bad weather coming. Rain in the mountains might favor Carapaz.

But the Bora Hanshgroh team is very strong (and fun to watch), so even though I am usually rooting for the Ecuadorian,...
05-23-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,600
Posted By MinnMan

Well, if we want to be precise about it, you are...

Well, if we want to be precise about it, you are describing a calorie, but the unit used to describe food and exercise energy is actually the kilocalorie, (sufficient to raise the temperature of 1...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-22, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By MinnMan

In 2020 (just before the pandemic), I rented a...

In 2020 (just before the pandemic), I rented a bike from NANO Bicycles in Mallorca
https://www.nanobicycles.com/

I'm sure there are lots of other options, as Mallorca is a huge cycling holiday...
05-17-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,970
Posted By MinnMan

Fantastic finish.

Fantastic finish.
05-16-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,600
Posted By MinnMan

I wasn't meaning to challenge you on your riding...

I wasn't meaning to challenge you on your riding accomplishments. I appreciate that you do solid rides like that. Because you said that all your rides were done fasted, I was wondering what you...
05-16-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,600
Posted By MinnMan

What are your maximum riding distances, and at...

What are your maximum riding distances, and at what intensity?
05-16-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,970
Posted By MinnMan

I was wrong ...

I was wrong

https://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/alpecin-fenix-to-apply-for-worldtour-license-and-become-alpecin-deceuninck
05-16-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,600
Posted By MinnMan

Oh yes, my original step into IF was about acid...

Oh yes, my original step into IF was about acid reflux. That has improved noticeably, also.
05-16-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,600
Posted By MinnMan

Some more notes on my experience with IF. I've...

Some more notes on my experience with IF. I've been doing it for about 6 months now.

I initially was doing something close to 14/10, and then I found it easy to transition to closer to 16/8....
05-16-22, 08:53 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,970
Posted By MinnMan

Is Lopez for real? He wasn't on my radar at all,...

Is Lopez for real? He wasn't on my radar at all, but he's been in pink for a good long time and really earned it by keeping the gap small on Blockhaus. A great effort.
05-16-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 775
Posted By MinnMan

I like my Wahoo Element Bolt, but it's the...

I like my Wahoo Element Bolt, but it's the slightly older version without the color screen. It makes a difference for reading maps. The maps were better on my yet older Garmin Edge 510. OTOH, the...
05-13-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By MinnMan

There's lots of literature and there are lots of...

There's lots of literature and there are lots of products that will help you replenish electrolytes. It's easy to figure out with a little googling.

Endurolytes are one way to go.

As to...
05-13-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 332
Posted By MinnMan

I can hang with Bowie for an hour on routes like...

I can hang with Bowie for an hour on routes like Sand and Sequoias, but it takes effort for sure. OTOH, I like riding with Coco a lot. If I ride with the group, it's not "hard", but just a good...
05-13-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 26,284
Views: 2,820,523
Posted By MinnMan

Old guys can still bring it. Solo ride ...

Old guys can still bring it.

Solo ride

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1402x142/screen_shot_2022_05_13_at_8_20_13_pm_e45590238862e104c838fe1e59f89a601ad3e0f8.png

At 61,...
05-12-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 332
Posted By MinnMan

3 new Zwift pacebots in Watopia

https://www.velonews.com/gear/tech-wearables/zwift-adds-three-new-pace-partners-to-watopia/

Looks like they will be C-, D+, and.....F (?) powered.

I am a little surprised that one of them...
05-12-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 714
Posted By MinnMan

That explains nothing. . Your legs don't bonk...

That explains nothing. . Your legs don't bonk for lack of a slice of bread.

Have fun with your exercise program - I hope it works for you. Any further advice from me would clearly be as useless...
05-12-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 714
Posted By MinnMan

1. We totally don't understand your focus on...

1. We totally don't understand your focus on food and nutrition for such short rides.
2. For an hour's ride at very hot conditions, sodium chloride might be the most important electrolyte, but...
05-12-22, 05:57 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,970
Posted By MinnMan

I'm not a good guesser either.

I'm not a good guesser either.
05-11-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 553
Posted By MinnMan

More blanket generalizations. Not worth much.

More blanket generalizations. Not worth much.
05-11-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By MinnMan

That may not be the bike's fault (looking at the...

That may not be the bike's fault (looking at the UAE mechanics here).
05-11-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,970
Posted By MinnMan

To drop the sprinters. And it worked., They...

To drop the sprinters. And it worked., They dropped Cav, Ewan, and Demare in the process. Only Demare clawed back on and stuck it to them.
05-11-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,970
Posted By MinnMan

Tell me that it's too early to judge, but I'm...

Tell me that it's too early to judge, but I'm thinking that Girmay is riding for the wrong team. He is up there i the bunch at every sprint stage, but would do much better in them.if he had a team...
05-11-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,970
Posted By MinnMan

Astana is hurting for sure. Here's a...

Astana is hurting for sure.

Here's a question that sort of answers itself. On stage 4, Kamna and Lopez clearly made a deal to work together. Good for them. But the calculation that they did...
05-10-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,600
Posted By MinnMan

Totally agree. I don't mind going without...

Totally agree. I don't mind going without breakfast at all, but going without my morning coffee would be MUCH harder.
05-10-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,600
Posted By MinnMan

i know that feeling, and though I am not certain,...

i know that feeling, and though I am not certain, I doubt that it is acid reflux, which presents higher up - in the esophagus or throat. That raw stomach feeling of coffee or anything else on an...
05-09-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,970
Posted By MinnMan

Eyes on Almeida

Eyes on Almeida
05-09-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,970
Posted By MinnMan

Morkov must be a remarkable person. to be that...

Morkov must be a remarkable person. to be that great a racer and to stay in the background, with only reflected glory. The aficionados all know he's great, but his palmares don't show it.

I am...
05-09-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By MinnMan

posted by Blazas Orban "Political Director of PM...

posted by Blazas Orban "Political Director of PM Viktor Orbán; Minister of State at the Prime Minister’s Office; "

It does raise the question as to why the Giro was in Hungary, where many feel...
05-09-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,970
Posted By MinnMan

Regarding stage 3, I would say that Cav was the...

Regarding stage 3, I would say that Cav was the beneficiary of a perfect classic Quickstep leadout.

But! He started his sprint from so far out and it's kind of amazing that Demare couldn't come...
05-09-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,970
Posted By MinnMan

Tuesday is Etna- it will be the opening salvo for...

Tuesday is Etna- it will be the opening salvo for the GC favorites - Yates, Carapaz, etc.
Wednesday is a sprinter's day, probably.
05-08-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 673
Posted By MinnMan

I am very particular about saddles. Very few...

I am very particular about saddles. Very few models are comfortable for me. You are not alone.
05-08-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,970
Posted By MinnMan

Stage # 3-skipping the marquee result, I was...

Stage # 3-skipping the marquee result, I was impressed to see Girmay in the top 5. Added to the podium in stage 1. He's making his presence known.

22 years old....
05-08-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,722
Posted By MinnMan

I have a long history hunting down saddles that...

I have a long history hunting down saddles that work for me and discarding saddles that cause me pain. I don't find the Arvada to be too bad, and in fact I have one on my trainer-dedicated bike.
...
05-08-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 714
Posted By MinnMan

Let's just start with the point that the fan and...

Let's just start with the point that the fan and shirtless don't keep you from sweating, they just aid evaporation of the sweat. And it is the evaporation of the sweat, rather than simply the hot...
05-08-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 714
Posted By MinnMan

Riding in 100 °F heat is a serious challenge, and...

Riding in 100 °F heat is a serious challenge, and hydration is key. Probably when you are sweating that much, electrolytes too. Yet, I'm unconvinced that consuming sugar or any other caloric...
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