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07-06-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,658
Posted By genejockey

Here's a recent study,...

Here's a recent study, (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7523886/) looking at real world data, and comparing that to a number of different age-based predictive formulas for HRmax. The...
07-06-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,658
Posted By genejockey

Apparently not....

Apparently not. (https://eprints.qut.edu.au/96880/)

The estimation of maximal heart rate (HRmax) has been a feature of exercise physiology and related applied sciences since the late 1930's. The...
06-29-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 8,834
Posted By icemilkcoffee

As an interesting aside- there just wasn't a...

As an interesting aside- there just wasn't a whole lot of innovations with the bicycle, between saying 1950 to 1980. This was the TdF winning bike from 1947:...
06-27-21, 09:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,625
Posted By UniChris

Its temperature is not why you drink water...

Its temperature is not why you drink water though.

You drink water to not die when you've sweat out too much of the water that was in your body. And pretty soon that water needs to have...
06-25-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By jdawginsc

Those are very nice...they are very much in the...

Those are very nice...they are very much in the spirit of the bike era, and what you are trying to do! Great choice.
06-23-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Zep 505 says it can be used on aluminum for...

Zep 505 says it can be used on aluminum for cleaning, but I've never used it so don't really know if it is safe. Test it first on the back of one of the MAFACs.

Just use a thin layer of good...
06-15-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,352
Posted By drlogik

I'm still a Nikon guy but I agree with you 100%...

I'm still a Nikon guy but I agree with you 100% on the Fujifilm X100. I bought one used (nearly new from Japan) last year and it's just an amazing camera. Fuji has always been very highly regarded...
06-14-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,625
Posted By livedarklions

By its very nature, I think vacuum insulation...

By its very nature, I think vacuum insulation takes up too much volume to have a 750ml bottle that will fit in a cage. I've gotten used to drinking water that matches the ambient temperature, but I...
06-13-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,563
Posted By Chuck M

I think I feel better after a shower no matter...

I think I feel better after a shower no matter what I just did.
06-13-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,625
Posted By 10 Wheels

Other HOT Riding Tips. Pour Ice Water on the...

Other HOT Riding Tips.
Pour Ice Water on the back of your Neck
Entering a Convince Store look for an open Beer Cooler.
Place the Top Side of your hands on the Ice or Cold Cans.
This cools your...
06-13-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,625
Posted By shelbyfv

^^^This. Freeze the entire bottle and it will...

^^^This. Freeze the entire bottle and it will surely last for a 30 mile ride.:thumb:
06-13-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,625
Posted By Gresp15C

The tradition of BF is for the first response to...

The tradition of BF is for the first response to completely not answer the question at all, but go off on a different tangent. ;)

With that said, when I was a kid and my family went on long hikes,...
06-09-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 15,914
Posted By Barry2

OK, so I'm free and clear of the Moderna shots. ...

OK, so I'm free and clear of the Moderna shots.
Power returned to normal reasonably quickly. Resting HR remained high and took a while longer to drop.

My Coach noticed I was having too much fun...
06-06-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 8,320
Posted By BikingViking793

and itís really important to count calories. ...

and itís really important to count calories. Some foods are sneakily bad for you. Ride regularly and use an app like myfitnesspal to track calories.
05-06-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 25,115
Posted By indyfabz

Ricky Bobby.

Ricky Bobby.
12-20-20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,815
Posted By downtube42

Thanks! I built it this summer as my...

Thanks! I built it this summer as my randonneuring bike. It's still a work in progress as I tweak fit....
12-14-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By BFisher

Made me smile. And she did a fantastic job...

Made me smile.

And she did a fantastic job wrapping those bars.
Forum: Touring
11-03-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,363
Posted By phughes

Ha! Neither. It is a Ural, a Russian copy of the...

Ha! Neither. It is a Ural, a Russian copy of the BMW. It had a broken follower on the tappet, which damaged the camshaft. I'm just waiting on two more tappets and guides since two of the four I...
Forum: Touring
10-31-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,363
Posted By headwind15

You could go down and talk to Andy Gilmour in...

You could go down and talk to Andy Gilmour in Tucson, he has been building frames for a long time.
Forum: Touring
10-31-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,363
Posted By Tourist in MSN

Perhaps if you are looking for a complete frame,...

Perhaps if you are looking for a complete frame, add titanium to your list.

My Lynskey Backroad frame is disc, not rim brake. That is my first and so far my only disc brake bike. I built it up...
Forum: Touring
10-29-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,363
Posted By JGaerlan

Welding your own frame is an adventure ! Expect...

Welding your own frame is an adventure ! Expect to make mistakes, but it makes you a better builder next time around. Maybe try straight gage cromo tubing or even high ten steel on your first...
Forum: Touring
10-26-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,363
Posted By robow

If I could, I would.

If I could, I would.
Forum: Touring
10-26-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,363
Posted By indyfabz

https://www.bikeforums.net/framebuilders/

https://www.bikeforums.net/framebuilders/
Forum: Touring
10-26-20, 03:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,363
Posted By saddlesores

you could look into buying a custom titanium...

you could look into buying a custom titanium frame from taobao/alibaba.

or is it possible to basement weld a ti frame if you buy the tubing or kit yourself?
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By Bianchigirll

Those Formula Two frames are great riders, I miss...

Those Formula Two frames are great riders, I miss the one I had. That color is called Metallic Ce4leste and so I know it was only used for two bikes the '87 Mondiale and the Limited. I seem some...
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By T-Mar

The subject bicycle is a 1987 Bianchi Limited,...

The subject bicycle is a 1987 Bianchi Limited, manufactured in Italy during late 1986. It is a mid-range model. The Bianchi Formula Two tubeset is believed to be rebranded Columbus Matrix/Cromor. I'm...
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By Mr. 66

Not much to go by, but I would say given the...

Not much to go by, but I would say given the level and what looks to be only needing cosmetic cleaning of frame. I would say $200 is pretty fair on both sides of the deal.

$125-150 max as is would...
10-09-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By repechage

Go to 700c wheels, front brake is not correct for...

Go to 700c wheels, front brake is not correct for the 27" wheels on it.
10-08-20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By juvela

----- full name for manufacturer Torello was...

-----

full name for manufacturer Torello was Soc. Acc. Torello G. & C.

production of Ideor bicycles nominally ceased in 1963

have seen two examples marked with the name which were clearly...
10-08-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By merziac

:eek: H**Y CRAP! Great score, very cool....

:eek: H**Y CRAP!

Great score, very cool. :thumb:

A guy walks into the bike shop and says "my wife picked this up on offer up", I passed out on the spot and had to be revived. :roflmao2:

My...
10-08-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By juvela

----- Congratulations on this wonderful...

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Congratulations on this wonderful find.

Thank you for sharing it with the forum.

Outstanding condition for being roughly six decades of age.

Ironically the Super model was the...
10-08-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By noglider

Nice bike. I'd say 1960s but that's just an...

Nice bike. I'd say 1960s but that's just an educated guess.
10-08-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By obrentharris

Nice bike! I believe the MAFAC "Dural Forge"...

Nice bike!
I believe the MAFAC "Dural Forge" calipers without the red plastic washer, like these, date from the mid fifties to the early sixties. The aluminum stem indicates later rather than...
10-08-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By repechage

Cannot tell from the image of the rear derailleur...

Cannot tell from the image of the rear derailleur but if there is a small through hole between the derailleur mount and the axle slot then early 60ís at the latest.

the geometry of a number of...
10-08-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 496,011
Posted By T-Mar

The presence of the rectangular 1986-1987...

The presence of the rectangular 1986-1987 Campione del Mondo decal indicates a 1987 model. This was the only model year to employ this decal in its rectangular format. 1988 models also used it but in...
Forum: Touring
10-07-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,645
Posted By J.Higgins

First time for me too RJ is a Diet-Pepsi-drinking...

First time for me too RJ is a Diet-Pepsi-drinking wild man, and is loved by thousands. He'll show you stuff you can't learn from Calvin!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,246
Posted By Kimmo

Shimano already improved pedals in the 80s, but...

Shimano already improved pedals in the 80s, but the bearing in the end of the crank wasn't up to the loads. Dropped pedals are more biomechanically efficient, so they may well make a comeback if...
09-24-20, 01:28 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 18,888
Posted By livedarklions

What's the deal with you and Grant Petersen...

What's the deal with you and Grant Petersen anway? Did he steal your lunch money or something?

All I know is that my '90s steel racing bikes are faster than hell and yes, they look really, really...
09-23-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 18,888
Posted By Koyote

I've seen most of the five posts you've made on...

I've seen most of the five posts you've made on bf, and they all seem to be about things you hate, and about insulting the people who like those things. That's pretty sad.
09-22-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 18,904
Posted By vespasianus

Why do people respond to these absolutely asinine...

Why do people respond to these absolutely asinine posts?
Forum: Touring
09-15-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,818
Posted By djb

the type of pumps that work like a small floor...

the type of pumps that work like a small floor pump are so much nicer and easier to use. Easy to attach the head on a hose to the valve, and to push your weight down into the ground means its easier...
Forum: Touring
09-15-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,818
Posted By gios

Comparing Topeak Road Morph G and Lezyne Micro...

Comparing Topeak Road Morph G and Lezyne Micro Floor Drive Pumps. (https://www.bikeforums.net/touring/1048068-comparing-topeak-road-morph-g-lezyne-micro-floor-drive-pumps.html)
Forum: Touring
09-15-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,818
Posted By cyccommute

Most of the pumps that do both donít have much...

Most of the pumps that do both donít have much capacity for pumping. They are a pretty poor minipump. I would say the same about just about any micropump. The Topeak Morphs arenít a micropumps but...
Forum: Touring
09-15-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,818
Posted By Tourist in MSN

Some time back I wrote up a comparison of the...

Some time back I wrote up a comparison of the Road Morph G and the similar Lezyne pump. These are the most popular for touring....
Forum: Touring
09-09-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,891
Posted By andrewclaus

Another fashion vote for tape matches saddle.

Another fashion vote for tape matches saddle.
Forum: Touring
09-09-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,891
Posted By Germany_chris

Tape matches the saddle, and stem & spacers match...

Tape matches the saddle, and stem & spacers match the seat post.
Forum: Touring
09-08-20, 10:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,891
Posted By mstateglfr

Tape matches saddle.

Tape matches saddle.
Forum: Touring
09-03-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,891
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Whatever color your saddle is.

Whatever color your saddle is.
Forum: Touring
08-31-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,890
Posted By sjanzeir

Because "touring" sounds cooler (read: showier...

Because "touring" sounds cooler (read: showier and more pretentious.) It signals that you've "arrived," and now you're "giving back" by hugging some trees, reducing your environmental footprint, and...
Forum: Touring
08-30-20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,890
Posted By alan s

It’s simple. Bike tourers smoke pipes. ...

It’s simple. Bike tourers smoke pipes. Bikepackers smoke blunts.
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