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12-06-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 9,350
Posted By livedarklions

And if you had actually read the article instead...

And if you had actually read the article instead of just joining in on the "didn't read past the headline" gang bang here, you would see that the article clearly said this was about cautioning people...
12-06-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 9,350
Posted By terrymorse

Yeah, heart attack cases definitely increase in...

Yeah, heart attack cases definitely increase in cold weather.



Personal anecdote: My great-grandfather dropped dead while chopping wood in cold weather. My great-great-grandfather dropped dead...
12-06-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 9,350
Posted By Lombard

Exactly! The article is mostly aimed at people...

Exactly! The article is mostly aimed at people with already existing cardiovascular disease.

If you are healthy and know how to pace yourself, it's a non-issue. A lot of it is knowing how to...
12-06-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 9,350
Posted By prj71

Winner, Winner chicken dinner. :thumb:

Winner, Winner chicken dinner.

:thumb:
12-05-22, 11:01 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 9,350
Posted By BillyD

Attention: For your posting convenience I have...

Attention:
For your posting convenience I have removed all discussion of Dr. Oz in order to reduce the possibility of this thread turning political.
12-05-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 9,350
Posted By LarrySellerz

There have been many articles written in the last...

There have been many articles written in the last 2 years about the cardiac dangers of various activities that never used to be a cause for concern. Look at what Gabe Mirkin has written about other...
12-05-22, 08:12 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 9,350
Posted By ofajen

Reading the article, the part about elevated risk...

Reading the article, the part about elevated risk of heart attacks relates to susceptible individuals, particularly those with heart or lung disease.

Otto
12-05-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 9,350
Posted By Rolla

Hawaii, Florida, and Louisiana are the only...

Hawaii, Florida, and Louisiana are the only states in the U.S. where the yearly average temperature is above 65º F.

In the continental United States, the average temperature is 52.7° F.
...
12-05-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 9,350
Posted By biker128pedal

Brought to you by Swift and Peleton. Give the...

Brought to you by Swift and Peleton. Give the gift of warm riding and longer life these winter holidays.
12-05-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 9,350
Posted By gringomojado

If it is hotter than 75 degrees F , workout/ride...

If it is hotter than 75 degrees F , workout/ride inside.
If it is colder than 65 degrees F, workout/ride inside

gm
12-05-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 9,350
Posted By terrymorse

It appears that some here did not read the...

It appears that some here did not read the article. Specifically, the Tips for Outdoor Exercise in Cold Weather:



And the My Recommendations section:



Seems to be pretty sensible,...
12-05-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 9,350
Posted By seypat

How do the Scandinavian/Nordic people manage to...

How do the Scandinavian/Nordic people manage to not die?

I go to the gym and ride a stationary bike/class or do something else. The gym always has good scenery. :D
12-05-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 9,350
Posted By Bald Paul

My cardiologist loves that I ride but cautioned...

My cardiologist loves that I ride but cautioned me about riding outdoors in the cold weather. He said it can actually do more harm to my heart than good.
Once the temps drop, I move indoors on the...
12-05-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 9,350
Posted By terrymorse

One more excuse to skip riding when it's cold

So it's cold out, do you take an outdoor ride or stay indoors?

Well, if you're looking for excuses to stay cozy and warm indoors, cold weather reportedly can:

cause heart attacks
damage your...
12-04-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 653
Posted By Steve B.

A classic example of how being fit significantly...

A classic example of how being fit significantly shortens the amount of time to get mobility back. My wife, being overweight and never exercising (not being critical, I love her dearly, just stating...
11-19-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,076
Posted By Polaris OBark

Oops. I did not know that. Apologies to...

Oops. I did not know that.

Apologies to the OP!
11-16-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,273
Posted By Milton Keynes

I just wear my regular prescription glasses with...

I just wear my regular prescription glasses with sunglasses which clip on to them.
11-07-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,389
Posted By philbob57

Are there MUPs with speed limits over 15?

Are there MUPs with speed limits over 15?
11-06-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,515
Posted By RH Clark

You have just been lucky. There are some out...

You have just been lucky. There are some out there that will pull you off. I've encountered hundreds that ran and barked, without incident, but I was also wrecked by a Pit that grabbed me. Some dogs...
11-06-22, 04:58 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,123
Posted By Miele Man

I used to shave my legs and arms because doing...

I used to shave my legs and arms because doing that made it a lot easier/faster to apply more sunblock on long rides.

Cheers
11-06-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,515
Posted By dedhed

I think I'd take my chances on the legal system...

I think I'd take my chances on the legal system on the minuscule chance I was caught, rather than the legal system on finding an owner and insurance after getting bit.
11-06-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,515
Posted By RH Clark

I carry HALT pepper spray. I feel like the best...

I carry HALT pepper spray. I feel like the best way to confront an aggressive dog is to get off the bike keeping it as a barrier and using whatever means necessary to defend yourself. I do not...
11-06-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,515
Posted By Tomm Willians

In a situation of an aggressive dog threatening...

In a situation of an aggressive dog threatening harm I’m not one bit concerned with that.
11-06-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,515
Posted By Tomm Willians

A bit of a pain to carry but hornet/wasp spray...

A bit of a pain to carry but hornet/wasp spray will temporarily blind the dog, can fire a fair distance and should cure the behavior. As stated, a call to LE is truly the best first choice but my...
11-06-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,515
Posted By Paul Barnard

Did you call law enforcement on the dog that bit...

Did you call law enforcement on the dog that bit you? If not, that is step number 1.
11-05-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,389
Posted By rsbob

After decades of “On your left” I am attempting...

After decades of “On your left” I am attempting to switch to “Passing left”. It leaves little for misinterpretation.
11-05-22, 03:38 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,389
Posted By wolfchild

What you're just described sounds like a typical...

What you're just described sounds like a typical elitist roadie club riders who seem to believe that their ride is more important and that they have a right to take over an entire path to themselves...
11-03-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,421
Posted By wolfchild

Because there is no need to wear cycling specific...

Because there is no need to wear cycling specific clothing. There is plenty of non-cycling clothing out there which is perfectly suitable for cycling.
11-03-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,123
Posted By livedarklions

I tried to buy some shin fairing but was told the...

I tried to buy some shin fairing but was told the store wasn't interested in Irish politics.
11-01-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,779
Posted By rumrunn6

reminds me of the time I was bike commuting year...

reminds me of the time I was bike commuting year 'round. I was keeping my bike outside for convenience. when it got colder I still kept it outside. as the weather deteriorated, when I got home it...
10-31-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,123
Posted By rsbob

As short as I go these days. Not shaved,...

As short as I go these days. Not shaved, ‘manscaped’.

...
10-31-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,779
Posted By GhostRider62

I think it is mean to Larry, there are a handful...

I think it is mean to Larry, there are a handful of mean posters who have nothing better than to attack a kid trying to get his life in order.

Now to the topic at hand.

I hate riding a trainer,...
10-31-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,779
Posted By BillyD

You see, the OP doesn’t think this crap is funny...

You see, the OP doesn’t think this crap is funny anymore, guys. Maybe he never did. Time for some infractions.
10-31-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,779
Posted By BillyD

You know . . . I must say . . . this obsession...

You know . . . I must say . . . this obsession with the dumpster and vodka and shirtlessness has gotten really worn out and tiresome. Its not funny anymore, if it ever was. It’s the same old crowd...
10-31-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,123
Posted By rsbob

On the contrary, nobody likes doing it. Ask any...

On the contrary, nobody likes doing it. Ask any woman or man and they will tell you it is a PITA. Knicks, cuts, ingrown hairs are a drag. Were you never married to a woman who complained about leg...
10-31-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,779
Posted By livedarklions

No, he didn't just complain, he actually asked a...

No, he didn't just complain, he actually asked a question, which nobody besides Ghazmh has bothered to try to answer (I'm admittedly unqualified to do so). He asked specifically if storing it...
10-31-22, 01:36 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,779
Posted By LarrySellerz

also the idea that Im not allowed to store my...

also the idea that Im not allowed to store my bike inside is ridiculous and derailing the point of the thread (Would someone choose to store their main horse outside?)
10-31-22, 01:15 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,779
Posted By LarrySellerz

it is offensive, im not somehow lesser because I...

it is offensive, im not somehow lesser because I live in a sober living home. Its pretty cheap and located in a very convenient place for me, and i live here because I want to not because Im ordered...
10-30-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,779
Posted By LarrySellerz

The bike sits in a bike rack at work, so between...

The bike sits in a bike rack at work, so between that and commuting/errands/other rides its already gonna be outside around half the time anyways. its simpler to park it against the house than taking...
10-30-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,779
Posted By phughes

Nah, the implication was Larry was in a program,...

Nah, the implication was Larry was in a program, a reentry into society house, and that was done mockingly, it was a personal attack to be funny. I get that some people are easy to tease, and Larry...
10-30-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,779
Posted By phughes

I agree with Larry on this one. The post he...

I agree with Larry on this one. The post he replied to can be seen as a personal attack and was uncalled for.
10-30-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,779
Posted By dedhed

A bike stored outside here will be a stolen bike.

A bike stored outside here will be a stolen bike.
10-29-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,123
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

One of my cycling clubs has the motto: "Where...

One of my cycling clubs has the motto: "Where hill is not a dirty word and only the men shave their legs." My legs are also almost hairless, for which I'm thankful, but also much of my head, oh well.
10-29-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,123
Posted By livedarklions

Well, since the op question was obviously about...

Well, since the op question was obviously about the cyclists who shave their legs, your made up statistic is rather beside the point. Did you see anyone claim that all cyclists or even most cyclists...
10-29-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,123
Posted By LarrySellerz

Im not gonna argue with you but this is a trash...

Im not gonna argue with you but this is a trash argument
10-29-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,408
Posted By bruce19

I go to the gym 5-6 days a week to lift. At age...

I go to the gym 5-6 days a week to lift. At age 76 this is not about lifting big weights. Expl....leg lifts with 150 lbs (3x10) and curls of 20 lbs each arm, again 3x10. There are others of course....
10-29-22, 05:47 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,123
Posted By seypat

It's all just a conspiracy started by Big Shave.

It's all just a conspiracy started by Big Shave.
10-28-22, 10:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 637
Posted By MarcusT

Thanks for the input. I will research the...

Thanks for the input. I will research the suggested pedals.
10-28-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 637
Posted By Nyah

I use traditional rubber-block pedals...

I use traditional rubber-block pedals w/serviceable cup-n-cone bearings. They obviously have no pins at all. The rubber offers plenty of traction for me and my minimalist footwear.

One of those...
10-28-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,123
Posted By Koyote

I think you've wandered into the wrong forum. No...

I think you've wandered into the wrong forum. No one around here is talking about shaving arms, crotches, and armpits. Hell, no one has even talked about shaving your face. Where do you get this...
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