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Forum: Road Cycling 06-24-12, 10:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By loreley
Shimano shoes have a fairly wide toe box and a...

Shimano shoes have a fairly wide toe box and a normal heel cup. They tend to be fairly high volume, so good if you have a high instep. I have typical feet for someone of Asian descent, makes sense...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-15-11, 12:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 886
Posted By loreley
why does it really matter?

why does it really matter?
Forum: Road Cycling 07-10-11, 09:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 922
Posted By loreley
As others have said, it is so overstated.......

As others have said, it is so overstated.... walking is a complete non-issue. Walking in your road shoes is not a problem what so ever.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-10-11, 08:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,130
Posted By loreley
I believe I just said "it helps to apply leverage...

I believe I just said "it helps to apply leverage on the pedals"
Forum: Road Cycling 07-10-11, 08:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,130
Posted By loreley
If you really want help... 1. Get a friend...

If you really want help...

1. Get a friend to take a video of you
2. Post it.
3. Get constructive criticism.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-10-11, 08:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,130
Posted By loreley
First of all, do not "swerve" ever. If you are...

First of all, do not "swerve" ever. If you are asking about swaying, yes generally it helps to apply leverage on the pedals. There's no way though anyone here on BF is going to diagnose your...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-10-11, 08:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,130
Posted By loreley
Position = where you are relative to other racers

Position = where you are relative to other racers
Forum: Road Cycling 07-10-11, 08:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,130
Posted By loreley
Just go as hard and as aero as you can... ...

Just go as hard and as aero as you can...

Seriously though, speed itself is the least important part of sprinting per se. Position, Timing, and then Speed, in that order...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-03-11, 08:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,211
Posted By loreley
save your cash for a wheel that has a powertap...

save your cash for a wheel that has a powertap built into it.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-03-11, 08:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 420
Posted By loreley
of course if you are riding some retro grouch...

of course if you are riding some retro grouch bike that was built in an era where replacing broken spokes was a regular occurance, I take back my words
Forum: Road Cycling 07-03-11, 08:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 420
Posted By loreley
better to pick and choose your battles and bring...

better to pick and choose your battles and bring the tools for the parts that are most likely to need fixing
Forum: Road Cycling 07-03-11, 08:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 420
Posted By loreley
On a larger point, you are eventually going to...

On a larger point, you are eventually going to ride to a point where you are going to break a part that you have way of repairing. Being prepared for a broken spoke is honestly the last thing on my...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-22-10, 09:00 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,117
Posted By loreley
ding ding ding. It's not the water per se, but...

ding ding ding. It's not the water per se, but how messed up the roads become due to the inability of the roads to handle more than 2 inches of rain. It really does become unridable in many places.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-20-10, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By loreley
"problem"? Not unless she can't turn the pedals....

"problem"? Not unless she can't turn the pedals. "optimal?" most likely not.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-15-10, 09:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,299
Posted By loreley
While you are correct, exercise is an important...

While you are correct, exercise is an important and meaningful part of weight loss, the most important factor is still your DIET. Notice, I didn't say, "go on a diet," but watch what you eat. And...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-07-10, 07:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,401
Posted By loreley
You guys need to stop putting Carbon on a...

You guys need to stop putting Carbon on a freakin' pedestal
Forum: Road Cycling 12-03-10, 02:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 868
Posted By loreley
mileage is only useful if you're curious how far...

mileage is only useful if you're curious how far you've ridden. its wayyyyyy down on the list on indicators of effort.
Forum: Road Cycling 11-22-10, 01:24 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,560
Posted By loreley
wouldn't know, live in california

wouldn't know, live in california
Forum: Road Cycling 11-07-10, 11:27 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 10,838
Posted By loreley
winner

winner
Forum: Road Cycling 11-06-10, 10:03 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 10,838
Posted By loreley
I'm 5'5" and 126lbs. Do I qualify? 1.93 lbs /...

I'm 5'5" and 126lbs. Do I qualify? 1.93 lbs / inch
Forum: Road Cycling 10-25-10, 05:38 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,998
Posted By loreley
and you're missing the bigger point, which is not...

and you're missing the bigger point, which is not to ride a bicycle that you can't afford to replace.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-23-10, 11:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,329
Posted By loreley
You do not need a torque wrench, period. Like...

You do not need a torque wrench, period. Like others have mentioned, using bike specific tools are designed with the leverage in mind to achieve the torque you need.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-18-10, 10:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,281
Posted By loreley
no difference.

no difference.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-10-10, 12:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,218
Posted By loreley
user error

user error
Forum: Road Cycling 09-06-10, 11:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,591
Posted By loreley
why handicap yourself if you don't have to?

why handicap yourself if you don't have to?
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