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Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-23-14, 04:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,183
Posted By Rhinelander
Never be afraid to ask if you spot an empty and...

Never be afraid to ask if you spot an empty and better seat on a long flight. Avoid alcohol as such except for maybe one (1) glass of red wine if available. It's a great natural sleep-aid if consumed...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-23-14, 03:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,416
Posted By Rhinelander
How true. I used need about 3 of those short...

How true. I used need about 3 of those short sprints and then at least 4/5 min to spin out... until I made the mistake to get off my bike and sit around for 15 min because of a start delay... all the...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-23-14, 03:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 59,148
Posted By Rhinelander
Much good advice here. I remember from my high...

Much good advice here. I remember from my high school/college days that after summer break my metabolism had to readjust after 6 to 7 weeks of paella and bouillabaisse holiday food and doing very...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-23-14, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,416
Posted By Rhinelander
I believe in the same that most have posted here....

I believe in the same that most have posted here. I think warmup is essential for any athletic activity, at any level. All the aforementioned interval techniques work well. I would recommend to...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-23-14, 10:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,970
Posted By Rhinelander
Heard today that Alberto is having complications...

Heard today that Alberto is having complications in his recovery process (...stiches came off ... still bleeding..?)
Get well soon, Alberto
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-14-14, 04:08 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,314
Posted By Rhinelander
Quit trolling me Jake!

Quit trolling me Jake!
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-14-14, 03:53 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,314
Posted By Rhinelander
well said !

well said !
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-14-14, 03:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,374
Posted By Rhinelander
393177

393177
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-14-14, 03:37 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,314
Posted By Rhinelander
Was wondering when I was going to catch...

Was wondering when I was going to catch condescending demeanor. But what can you expect from a disheveled tin foil hat. Must be that only the forum matadors really know whats up.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-14-14, 03:36 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,314
Posted By Rhinelander
I respectfully disagree. Unless you wish to infer...

I respectfully disagree. Unless you wish to infer that I don't know the carbon fork on my Bianchi versus the alloy fork on my Colnago.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-14-14, 02:06 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,314
Posted By Rhinelander
[QUOTE=Jakedatc;16937657]not sure how you can...

[QUOTE=Jakedatc;16937657]not sure how you can make that jump...QUOTE]

Sorry about that. I should have been more clear (and I didn't listen to Phil and co... lol). The first time I rode a carbon...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-14-14, 01:39 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,314
Posted By Rhinelander
:thumb: I thought that a few of the support...

:thumb:

I thought that a few of the support cars got a bit too close to some of the riders, specially on the descents. Yesterday too. Today, one of then even tried to overtake a group on the last...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-14-14, 12:56 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,314
Posted By Rhinelander
I have a hard time laying this at the feet of...

I have a hard time laying this at the feet of Spec, simply because freak breakage can occur out of left field for just about anyone. Still believe that carbon in spite of its advantages is partially...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-14-14, 12:37 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,314
Posted By Rhinelander
Not the only one. I know them well, I grew up in...

Not the only one. I know them well, I grew up in the area. The Vosges mountains and the Black Forest alike have some "nice" climbs of 6 to 12 km length av. with a few grades here and there that have...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-14-14, 12:26 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,314
Posted By Rhinelander
:thumb: Btw, Contador fractured tibia...

:thumb:

Btw, Contador fractured tibia (shinbone). I'm still afraid of carbon wheels in mountainous terrain...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-14-14, 11:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,727
Posted By Rhinelander
I also prefer Kirby/Kelley... except for Kirby's...

I also prefer Kirby/Kelley... except for Kirby's "such lovely men" (hehe). Have no trouble understanding Kelley. And I was quite fond of Phil and his castle tours. Not so much Sherwin who's not...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-14-14, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By Rhinelander
Thanks for the link. I've enjoyed the album....

Thanks for the link. I've enjoyed the album. Wasn't sure who was next to Merckx... thought it was Gimondi at first but it turned out to be Roger Pingeon. Figure everybody recognized Hinault.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-06-14, 11:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,530
Posted By Rhinelander
Feel bad for Cav... and who will take it to...

Feel bad for Cav... and who will take it to Kittel now?
but can't help poking a bit of fun here:
The hills of Yorkshire have been "Frenched" ... the Côte de Blubberhouses and the Côte...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-06-14, 10:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,449
Posted By Rhinelander
Got to hand it to the Yorkshire crowd though. For...

Got to hand it to the Yorkshire crowd though. For a big roadside crowd, they looked to be well behaved for the better part, giving the peloton respect and more room to move than I've seen just about...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 08-08-13, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 517
Posted By Rhinelander
Hate to speculate (lol). Froome's a climber, in...

Hate to speculate (lol). Froome's a climber, in form, he's got a chance. Rodriguez, Nibali, Contador... if? Wiggins will concentrate on the TT
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 08-08-13, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By Rhinelander
Look how long it took Andy to recover from his...

Look how long it took Andy to recover from his tail fracture... and he's not fully back yet ... (he will be...)
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 08-08-13, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,117
Posted By Rhinelander
First, I like to believe and hope that some of...

First, I like to believe and hope that some of these performance drops are partially the result of much cleaner racing and therefor the need to carefully "household" form levels over the season. At...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 05-26-13, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,380
Posted By Rhinelander
Thanks guys for taking the time to input. I know...

Thanks guys for taking the time to input. I know I've not kept up enough to say and old guys like me often forget (or choose to remember only the good stuff... lol). it's interesting to compare the...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 05-23-13, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 554
Posted By Rhinelander
Gavia and Stelvio cut from stage 19 of the Giro

Couldn't they do mountain top finishes on the Gavia and the Stelvio and just Bus them down the other side? Heck they've done this bus transfer bit during this yrs Milan-San Remo already. They're set...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 05-23-13, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,380
Posted By Rhinelander
speaking of jittery stealth bomber carbon frames....

speaking of jittery stealth bomber carbon frames. Are they that much harder to control compared to the old steel or alloy frames that we see what seems to me an ever increasing number of crashes?...
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