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Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-21-16, 08:14 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 12,944
Posted By steve2k
The tour would have been more fun if Froome had...

The tour would have been more fun if Froome had lost that time after the motorbike crash and was working to get it back.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-21-16, 08:08 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 12,944
Posted By steve2k
One for Froome today? do you think he'll switch...

One for Froome today? do you think he'll switch bikes like last time - road bike for up the hill, tt bike for down?
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-20-16, 06:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 893
Posted By steve2k
I took my hybrid on a ride to Germany (I live in...

I took my hybrid on a ride to Germany (I live in the UK), my friend was on a mountain bike with road tyres. We did 4 days - 98 miles, 102 miles, 105 miles, 146 miles.

We were touring and spent...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-14-16, 06:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,508
Posted By steve2k
I first noticed him when he wheelied up Alpe...

I first noticed him when he wheelied up Alpe D'Huez in 2013 (well, not all the way up, but it was still cool)
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-12-16, 04:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By steve2k
ITV4 for me too - I watch the nightly highlights...

ITV4 for me too - I watch the nightly highlights on the ITV hub which has ads every 15 mins, but it's usually one of two short ones.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-11-16, 07:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,745
Posted By steve2k
Chris Froome got piss thrown over him last year -...

Chris Froome got piss thrown over him last year - I think this year has been pretty tame so far
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-11-16, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By steve2k
It's the same in F1: Lewis Hamilton won the...

It's the same in F1:
Lewis Hamilton won the British Grand Prix in 1:34:55.831
Second was +8.250s
Third was +16.911s


I thought it was always shown as the leaders time + however many seconds...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-11-16, 06:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 688
Posted By steve2k
My understanding: Attacking early is often...

My understanding:

Attacking early is often about something other than trying to win - especially on multi stage races. The tactics of the breakaway depend on who's there, from which teams, what...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-08-16, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,015
Posted By steve2k
I like the official tour site: Race Centre...

I like the official tour site: Race Centre (http://racecenter.letour.fr/#/stageprofile)
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-08-16, 06:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 596
Posted By steve2k
are you using cycling tops? They are usually cut...

are you using cycling tops? They are usually cut longer at the back.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-07-16, 05:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,405
Posted By steve2k
Graeme Obree was a master at this - he and Chris...

Graeme Obree was a master at this - he and Chris Boardman exchanged the hour record during the 90s. Chris Boardman with the might of Lotus behind him, Graeme building his own bikes and coming up...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-14-16, 03:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 783
Posted By steve2k
I know that physically I may not notice much, but...

I know that physically I may not notice much, but mentally I would notice and therefore hills would feel super easy compared to before. But I may not be the best judge because I'm always convinced...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-14-16, 03:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,392
Posted By steve2k
Mine was a triple and I went from 48/38/28 to...

Mine was a triple and I went from 48/38/28 to 48/36/24 - took me about 30 minutes to make the change. I guess it's not the same with doubles.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-13-16, 05:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,738
Posted By steve2k
7lbs, that's a great weight loss - well done. ...

7lbs, that's a great weight loss - well done.
We're about the same weight so I'm going to try and keep pace with you as you continue to lose - although 7lbs is quite a start you've had.

I walk or...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-13-16, 04:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By steve2k
A Hardrock equivalent seems to be the way most...

A Hardrock equivalent seems to be the way most people go who are starting out.

I recently picked up a 2nd hand beach cruiser and I absolutely love it. It's big and heavy, the wheels and tyres are...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-13-16, 03:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,392
Posted By steve2k
Instead of switching out the rear cassette to a...

Instead of switching out the rear cassette to a larger one I switched the front chainset to a smaller one - it gave me the same effect without having to change any components.
I needed to lower the...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-11-16, 06:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By steve2k
I average about 90. I read I should be at 90-100...

I average about 90. I read I should be at 90-100 and went out and measured and found I'm naturally at 90. Compared to my friends I look like I'm going like the clappers but it feels comfortable to...
Forum: Electric Bikes 06-08-16, 04:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,381
Posted By steve2k
The school's about 1/2 mile away in the wrong...

The school's about 1/2 mile away in the wrong direction.
Forum: Electric Bikes 06-08-16, 08:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,381
Posted By steve2k
Agreed, I loved my motorbike and felt very safe,...

Agreed, I loved my motorbike and felt very safe, safer than in the car thanks to the better visibility. However after my accident my wife is very anxious whenever I mention getting a new one. I like...
Forum: Electric Bikes 06-08-16, 07:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,381
Posted By steve2k
How much "assistance" do you get and when you...

How much "assistance" do you get and when you reach the limit of 15.5 mph what happens?

If I can get to 20mph on the flat (I usually pedal at about 14mph) and 15mph up the hills (I'm usually...
Forum: Electric Bikes 06-08-16, 06:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,381
Posted By steve2k
Ah, I've just read that in the UK they're limited...

Ah, I've just read that in the UK they're limited to 15.5mph. I wonder if I can make one that's faster than that.
Forum: Electric Bikes 06-08-16, 06:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,381
Posted By steve2k
Would an ebike get me 7 miles to work in 20 minutes?

I live about 7 hilly miles from work. It's about 5 miles of 50mph roads and 2.5miles of towns and traffic.

I cycle it in about 45 minutes but am sweaty and need a shower etc. So in total it...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-06-16, 08:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By steve2k
If you need friends, there are a few of us using...

If you need friends, there are a few of us using it - well, 4 including me.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-03-16, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By steve2k
I'm not big on the chit chat but I do like to see...

I'm not big on the chit chat but I do like to see when people have been out on their bike or have had a good weight loss - I find it motivating, especially if they do similar activities. I also like...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-03-16, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By steve2k
I feel honoured and slightly apprehensive at...

I feel honoured and slightly apprehensive at having to provide a good MFP friend experience.
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