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Forum: Training & Nutrition 03-20-17, 09:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 565
Posted By AnthonyG
I can't find my reference at the moment. Fat to...

I can't find my reference at the moment. Fat to ATP isn't the quickest process. Its just the shortest and most efficient but it requires oxygen.
Forum: Training & Nutrition 03-20-17, 09:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 565
Posted By AnthonyG
Actually the path from fat to ATP is the shortest...

Actually the path from fat to ATP is the shortest of them all.
Forum: Training & Nutrition 03-20-17, 08:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 565
Posted By AnthonyG
^ Your assuming that fat from our bodies stores...

^ Your assuming that fat from our bodies stores is just as efficient a fuel as fat from food which I don't believe is correct.

Despite beliefs otherwise, our muscles don't run on sugars. Our...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 03-20-17, 06:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 565
Posted By AnthonyG
My two bobs worth is, Stick with your regular...

My two bobs worth is, Stick with your regular diet taking some nuts with you and other suitable food and find your own limit. Your not seriously trying to win the race are you?

High fat foods...
Forum: Foo 03-10-17, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 331
Posted By AnthonyG
There is Pasta, and there is Pasta. The...

There is Pasta, and there is Pasta.

The Dried pasta you buy in any Supermarket is extruded pasta made from just flour and water and maybe a little salt.

Handmade Pasta has eggs in the recipe...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 03-03-17, 04:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 545
Posted By AnthonyG
I sugest you do your own research. Western diets...

I sugest you do your own research. Western diets are seriously lacking in Magnesium. Lack of Magnesium and Potassium are the first suspects if your cramping. Maybe you need a better source of...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 03-03-17, 02:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 545
Posted By AnthonyG
I suspect your taking too much calcium which is...

I suspect your taking too much calcium which is causing the cramps.

Your muscles use calcium to contract, and magnesium to release. A cramp of course is a muscle contraction that failed to...
Forum: Fitting Your Bike 03-01-17, 05:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By AnthonyG
We've discussed the issues involved here many...

We've discussed the issues involved here many times so a search my uncover a lot of information.

Given your circumstances I suggest that you want to move the saddle BACK as far as you can which...
Forum: Fitting Your Bike 02-13-17, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By AnthonyG
OK, I was reluctant to directly answer the...

OK, I was reluctant to directly answer the question, "How will the handling be affected by a new fork", earlier because I had forgotten some of the details but now I've done some reading and reminded...
Forum: Fitting Your Bike 02-10-17, 04:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By AnthonyG
That huge amount of fork offset is there to...

That huge amount of fork offset is there to compensate for the very slack head tube angle.

Short answer. The builder knows what he is doing. It all comes out in the wash. It may look weird but...
Forum: Australia - New Zealand 02-01-17, 05:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By AnthonyG
I'd recommend that you start with a $400 bike...

I'd recommend that you start with a $400 bike from a reputable dealer.

A $400 bike from a dealer will be reliable and will be backed by support from the said dealer. $100 bikes are full of...
Forum: Foo 01-24-17, 01:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By AnthonyG
I get through most of winter with only vests. I...

I get through most of winter with only vests. I like some ventilation under my arms. Only when its windy and cold do I need a long sleeve warm jacket.
Forum: Foo 01-18-17, 01:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,247
Posted By AnthonyG
Gordon Lightfoots classic, If you Could Read My...

Gordon Lightfoots classic, If you Could Read My Mind.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-ij_iTQt2w
Forum: Fitting Your Bike 01-18-17, 12:51 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,415
Posted By AnthonyG
Maybe the difference is in your feet. ...

Maybe the difference is in your feet.

Another way to assess crank length is to consider how comfortable you are riding in the drops. Can you ride in the drops with your elbows bent with a flat...
Forum: Fitting Your Bike 01-17-17, 10:11 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,415
Posted By AnthonyG
The drawing is 707mm from the centre of the...

The drawing is 707mm from the centre of the Bottom Bracket (BB) to the top of the saddle. Then add 172.5mm and your at around 880mm.

When we talk about your cycling inseam its from the pubic bone...
Forum: Fitting Your Bike 01-17-17, 07:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,415
Posted By AnthonyG
Thanks for the link. Based on that drawing, you...

Thanks for the link. Based on that drawing, you inseam has to be WAY more than 30" which means that the advice we are giving is wrong. A 30" inseam is 762mm. That drawing has me estimating that...
Forum: Fitting Your Bike 01-17-17, 06:29 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,415
Posted By AnthonyG
I ride 125-135mm cranks. My experience with...

I ride 125-135mm cranks. My experience with shorter cranks is that they didn't reduce my torque for hill climbing and in fact I climb better with short cranks.

The big issue here is that you need...
Forum: Fitting Your Bike 01-17-17, 05:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,415
Posted By AnthonyG
Based on a 30' inseam I'd recommend you try some...

Based on a 30' inseam I'd recommend you try some 153mm to 160mm cranks particularly since you have flexibility issues. I recommend that crank length should be between 20% to 21.5% of inseam. ...
Forum: Fitting Your Bike 12-09-16, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 707
Posted By AnthonyG
Bicycle frame sizing conventions are quite...

Bicycle frame sizing conventions are quite confusing. Even though its the seat tube length that is most often used to distinguish different sizes its actually Reach and Stack that make most sense...
Forum: Fitting Your Bike 12-08-16, 01:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 707
Posted By AnthonyG
Your current Fuji and a Medium Lapierre are quite...

Your current Fuji and a Medium Lapierre are quite similar with the Lapierre being tilted forwards 1/2 degree. Imagine you current Fuji. Hold the seat tube at the top tube and push it forwards 6mm...
Forum: Fitting Your Bike 11-23-16, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 765
Posted By AnthonyG
Don't worry about the lack of standover...

Don't worry about the lack of standover clearance. Standover clearance is nice to have but its the least important factor in picking the right bike size to RIDE.

Anthony
Forum: Fitting Your Bike 10-20-16, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,172
Posted By AnthonyG
Your confusing Head Tube Angle (HTA) with Seat...

Your confusing Head Tube Angle (HTA) with Seat Tube Angle(STA).

If you want direct steering then you want a bigger number for the HTA but the STA is completely different. You want a tall head...
Forum: Fitting Your Bike 10-20-16, 05:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,172
Posted By AnthonyG
Not all top tube lengths are created equal. A...

Not all top tube lengths are created equal. A bike frame with a 540mm top tube length with a 74 Degree seat tube angle is a different frame from one with a 540mm top tube length at a 72.5 degree...
Forum: Foo 10-19-16, 03:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,320
Posted By AnthonyG
15,000 MILES! No. 15,000 KILOMETRES is normal...

15,000 MILES! No. 15,000 KILOMETRES is normal these days. That's about 9,400 miles. 7,500 km is recommended for people who want to take good care. That's 4,700 Miles. 3,000 miles seems low.
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Forum: Fitting Your Bike 10-16-16, 03:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,415
Posted By AnthonyG
Guys, if we want to have a serious discussion...

Guys, if we want to have a serious discussion here, then we need to be Scientific.

I have stated numerous times that two riders with the same muscle strength, one short legs, one long legs, the...
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