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    I Had to Ask

    Sex the night before a race. Good, bad or indifferent?

    I've heard varying opinions, and I want to know what you guys think.

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    try to limit yourself to 45 minutes.

    -bullseye

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    As long as you don't stay up all night and get silly with the Alabama Crag Dangle you'll be fine.

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    Do you really think a couple of minutes will hurt?
    "you can never get too low when you're so damn high, on the blessed hellride"

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    Maybe get some extra testosterone going?

    I've never noticed a difference.
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    If you are not a professional cyclist getting paid large sums of money to race, why would there ever be a choice between sex and racing. I'd much rather finish strong in bed and limp around the race with a lopsided grin on my face.

    Silly question. IMO

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    I read in playboy a while back that sex before an event was great for female athletes, because it increases testosterone levels which improves performance. They didn't say anything about male athletes. I'd say go wild, though. As long as you're not too sore the next day you'll have even more reason to smile than you would anyways. That can't be bad
    Having fingers is pretty sweet. You can do all kinds of things with them.

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    Yes. Always.

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    Well, you might still have trouble sitting on the saddle the next day but you should be able to pull it off.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cslone View Post
    Well, you might still have trouble sitting on the saddle the next day but you should be able to pull it off.
    ROFL.........

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    Sex night before a race, good;
    Staying out all night looking for sex, bad.

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    Women weaken legs!










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    What would Cipo do?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrimsonKarter21 View Post
    Sex the night before a race. Good, bad or indifferent?
    Yes, but keep it in zone 2. A few zone 3 intervals may be okay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cslone View Post
    Well, you might still have trouble sitting on the saddle the next day but you should be able to pull it off.
    Ruthless

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    Quote Originally Posted by cslone View Post
    Well, you might still have trouble sitting on the saddle the next day but you should be able to pull it off.
    I had to think for a second, just mean.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cslone View Post
    Well, you might still have trouble sitting on the saddle the next day but you should be able to pull it off.
    Best post this year for me!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrimsonKarter21 View Post
    I had to think for a second, just mean.

    C'mon, you HAD to know something like that was coming!!
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    It's not sex before a race that'll hurt you. It's all the time you waste looking for sex that'll kill ya.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NoRacer View Post
    Women weaken legs!
    Beat me to it!
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Quote Originally Posted by bdcheung View Post
    It's not sex before a race that'll hurt you. It's all the time you waste looking for sex that'll kill ya.
    Nice, what are you implying here?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Speedee View Post
    Yes, but keep it in zone 2. A few zone 3 intervals may be okay.
    Beat me to that one too...

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrimsonKarter21 View Post
    Nice, what are you implying here?

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    Holy God. I cannot unsee that.

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    You didn't have to ask.
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