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Forum: Commuting
09-27-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 794
Posted By burritos

Does bike commuting vs recreation confer the exact same physiologic benefits?

Meaning if you bike the same exact route for fun vs doing it for to get to work do you get the same health benefit? Does the state of mind, perceived goals, and achievement of goals affect brain...
Forum: Commuting
09-10-22, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15,598
Views: 12,036,897
Posted By burritos

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2008 Lemond Tourmalet. Been idle until COVID, have put on 9k miles since.
Forum: Commuting
03-03-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,595
Posted By burritos

I have 2 front white lights. One I run solid, the...

I have 2 front white lights. One I run solid, the other blinks.
02-24-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,143
Posted By burritos

Dang that looks nice!

Dang that looks nice!
Forum: Commuting
02-21-22, 12:10 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,688
Posted By burritos

If your weight doesn't activate the green light, do you still go?

On my commute, 5-10% of the time I end up at the front of the left turn lane. It's weight activated. I scooch up into the walk path hoping that cars behind me will move up behind me to activate the...
Forum: Commuting
11-04-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,963
Posted By burritos

Commute in rain?

Doesn't rain much here in Socal. Used just drive when it did. But in the last 2 downpours I just put my work clothes in plastic. Wore shorts and a sleeveless to minimize soakage. Quite exhilarating....
03-18-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,413
Posted By burritos

I like the getting off the bike and walking....

I like the getting off the bike and walking. That’s a good solution. Thanks.
Forum: Commuting
03-03-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,313
Posted By burritos

Do you pass the same people on your commute? Do you wave to them?

Everyday that I commute, I pass the same 1-2 runners, same rotation of 5 protesters at the women's clinic, and the same pedestrian. Even though I'm pro choice( I chose biking over running), I wave to...
Forum: Commuting
03-03-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,043
Posted By burritos

You can try it and see how you do. I think it's...

You can try it and see how you do. I think it's going to be just fine.
02-28-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2,128
Views: 228,063
Posted By burritos

19 mi mtb ride in sycamore canyon in pt. I'm slow...

19 mi mtb ride in sycamore canyon in pt. I'm slow like a snail but managed to get a PR on Hell Hill. Helps when you're chasing someone faster than you:...
Forum: Commuting
02-26-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,354
Posted By burritos

Thanks for the heads up. At this time in my life,...

Thanks for the heads up. At this time in my life, I'd prefer to just pay someone to do it right. I'm saving money on electricity by biking to work
02-22-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,461
Posted By burritos

Ebikes and non ebike KOM are all on the same...

Ebikes and non ebike KOM are all on the same group right?
02-21-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,078
Posted By burritos

But I did those similar sets before the uptick in...

But I did those similar sets before the uptick in bicycling also. And that didn't move the needle.
02-21-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2,128
Views: 228,063
Posted By burritos

Wow. I'm very impressed.

Wow. I'm very impressed.
02-20-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2,128
Views: 228,063
Posted By burritos

5 spot MTB. 675 ft of climbing. 43 min. Finished...

5 spot MTB. 675 ft of climbing. 43 min. Finished 2 podcasts.
Forum: Commuting
02-19-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,354
Posted By burritos

Just took it to the LBS. The owner said they'll...

Just took it to the LBS. The owner said they'll try a new chain, but there's a good chance that it'll make it worse. He said it could require a new cassette and crankset but for the fact that the...
02-18-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,078
Posted By burritos

Since I started bike commuting I've actually...

Since I started bike commuting I've actually gained 1 lb from 129ish to 130ish. I hope it's muscle. My legs do look slightly bigger. Regular road bike with weekend mountain biking, but no hand...
02-13-21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 2,128
Views: 228,063
Posted By burritos

Deer Creek Loop in Sanmos. 47 mi 4900 ft of...

Deer Creek Loop in Sanmos. 47 mi 4900 ft of climbing. Been doing more mountain biking of late and less road cycling. I have to admit, I bonked pretty hard on this ride. I think I need to stick to the...
01-23-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4,717
Views: 370,753
Posted By burritos

6 mile round trip mountain bike jaunt. After 20...

6 mile round trip mountain bike jaunt. After 20 years of failed attempts to send the crux of climb, today I was able to finally get over the 24.2% grade hump. I think the commuting to work has...
01-20-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 855
Posted By burritos

Did you hear about how the bike got HIV? it got...

Did you hear about how the bike got HIV? it got it doing magic.
01-08-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 26,357
Posted By burritos

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article/figure?i...

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article/figure?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0126546.g001...
01-07-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 26,357
Posted By burritos

True. If Keto is unsustainable long term, you are...

True. If Keto is unsustainable long term, you are absolutely right it's useless. The problem is that up to date there has been no effective long term sustainable healthy diet at large for those...
01-06-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 26,357
Posted By burritos

For me, I love biking while fasting. Fasting...

For me, I love biking while fasting. Fasting gets you into ketosis faster than eating anything specific.
01-06-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,197
Posted By burritos

Thank you for your kindness.

Thank you for your kindness.
01-05-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,197
Posted By burritos

Do you bribe your kids to go biking?

In an effort to get my 14 y/o off the computer I hand him money and tell him to bike to a store to get food. The poor food choice joints range from 2-3 miles away. It gets him off the screen for...
12-30-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 35,428
Posted By burritos

3300 mi since covid turned me into a commuter....

3300 mi since covid turned me into a commuter. Hopefully it won't be just a one year thing and it'll be an average thing.
Forum: Commuting
12-30-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,791
Posted By burritos

Gonna do my first 8PM bike home tonight. Charging...

Gonna do my first 8PM bike home tonight. Charging my lights as we speak. I'm looking forward to it.
12-27-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4,717
Views: 370,753
Posted By burritos

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20 miler on Guadalasca trail to commemorate Roy...
12-21-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,399
Posted By burritos

Biking is my drug. Intensity and quality of...

Biking is my drug. Intensity and quality of experience varies with conditions, environment, location, etc...
Forum: Commuting
12-16-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,791
Posted By burritos

I've seen some fellow woodchip collectors get...

I've seen some fellow woodchip collectors get down on their knees and scoop it up with their hands. I use a shovel. Will that go in the panniers? My back back is already full and I don't want to mix...
11-12-20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2,128
Views: 228,063
Posted By burritos

MTB excursion. Encountered a rangale of deer....

MTB excursion. Encountered a rangale of deer. PR'd the Hell Hill climb despite a blood donation last week. Opposite move compared to Lance Armstrong. It's all placebo....
10-25-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2,128
Views: 228,063
Posted By burritos

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Was so fun last week, had to do it again this...
10-22-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,222
Posted By burritos

Seeing a pair of dolphins while biking on PCH....

Seeing a pair of dolphins while biking on PCH. (not today, that was 2 weeks ago)
10-20-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2,128
Views: 228,063
Posted By burritos

You didn't steer me wrong. For me, the loop with...

You didn't steer me wrong. For me, the loop with Mully was just right. Great climb without feeling that I was dying. Switchbacky to give it added character. Incredible solitude. Though even if the...
10-19-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2,128
Views: 228,063
Posted By burritos

Impressive. I can only do one Sanmo climb per...

Impressive. I can only do one Sanmo climb per ride. Left Newbury Park at 5:45AM-PCH- up Mully at 7- down decker-portrero-back to Newbury. 3hr20 min 3600 ft climbing 44.7 mi. Many people were passing...
10-18-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2,128
Views: 228,063
Posted By burritos

Went up Mulholland today. The satellite dishes...

Went up Mulholland today. The satellite dishes were kinda cool. From an enjoyment experience, not much different than the other climbs, though it was fantastic nonetheless. Harder than Encinal which...
10-10-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,785
Posted By burritos

16 y/o biking down a 3-4% grade with no hands...

16 y/o biking down a 3-4% grade with no hands showing off. No helmet. Hit a bump. Road rash everywhere. No broken bones.

19 y/o biking home from friend's apartment at midnight. No helmet. Going...
10-09-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,278
Posted By burritos

I love the thought of absolutely pounding...

I love the thought of absolutely pounding my(yours, our)free fatty acids and ketones throughout our mitochondria and maximizing its redox potential. And when after completing a hill and you get just...
10-08-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,781
Posted By burritos

I take wooden twigs off the ground. I flip my...

I take wooden twigs off the ground. I flip my bike upside down. I run the pedal and use the tip of the twigs to dig out the grime that collects on the derailleurs, chain and cassettes.
Forum: Commuting
09-24-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,553
Posted By burritos

Well does it really matter what the intent is so...

Well does it really matter what the intent is so long as the effect is beneficial?
Forum: Commuting
09-23-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,704
Posted By burritos

https://www.citizensjournal.us/ventura-county-publ...

https://www.citizensjournal.us/ventura-county-public-works-agency-completes-phase-two-of-the-potrero-road-bike-lane-project/

Portrero road between Newbury Park and Sherwood.
09-23-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,962
Posted By burritos

Why not ride cold? You always warm up right? I'm...

Why not ride cold? You always warm up right? I'm in a tank top and shorts biking to work, and it's getting into the high 50's here. Less sweaty when I get to work, but I still have to wipe down.
...
Forum: Commuting
09-16-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,553
Posted By burritos

Do you care that bike commuting is good for the environment?

I don't care. I suspect that's probably true for the vast majority here. And it's not that I don't care about the environment. We have 2 ev's and solar panels. But with regards to bike commuting, I'd...
09-12-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,397
Posted By burritos

Do they debate on whether they should return the...

Do they debate on whether they should return the cart back to the "return cart" corral. While I have no scientific randomized control study, I'd theorize those that wave return the carts, those that...
09-11-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,314
Posted By burritos

I do notice better definition in my upper body on...

I do notice better definition in my upper body on both shoulders and arms, yet I'm not doing banding in the other arm. And since biking, I've noticed no pain with my pull-ups were as I was having...
09-10-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,755
Posted By burritos

My family(me included) loves all types of ramen...

My family(me included) loves all types of ramen including cup of noodles. But CON basically has no nutritional benefits for you. If that is your only meal option, you're better off just skipping the...
09-10-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,314
Posted By burritos

Has cycling healed parts of your body not related to your lower extremeties?es?

After about 1 year of indoor rock climbing I developed left shoulder impingement. It wasn't painful enough for me to discontinue so I continued to traverse/boulder 10-15 min 3-4 times a week as my...
Forum: Touring
08-31-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,267
Posted By burritos

Does it count if my wife drives ahead and meets...

Does it count if my wife drives ahead and meets me with change of clothes at nice hotels? Bikeglamping?
08-28-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,681
Posted By burritos

You're probably right. I don't wear a monitor,...

You're probably right. I don't wear a monitor, but for me when I go up hills of various grades and I have to downshift cause I'm fatiguing, I figure, that's good enough.
Forum: Commuting
08-28-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 36,165
Posted By burritos

Medical field.

Medical field.
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