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Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-22-16, 12:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 686
Posted By Black wallnut
Fast spinning is not a waste of energy. How did...

Fast spinning is not a waste of energy. How did you establish your cleat placement is off a little? Not questioning the validity at all just curious how you know.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-22-16, 09:00 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,357
Posted By Black wallnut
Don't feel alone in that. My monthly mileage is...

Don't feel alone in that. My monthly mileage is way down. I'll be hard pressed to top 700. :eek:
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-22-16, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 303
Posted By Black wallnut
Agree that getting a second opinion would be...

Agree that getting a second opinion would be smart, preferably by a sports medicine DR.If rest is needed take it and get better.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-21-16, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 230
Posted By Black wallnut
Agree completely. Most folks never even come...

Agree completely. Most folks never even come close to their athletic potential due to not training enough. True that there are some who over train. Base miles on the bike alone will make you faster...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-20-16, 12:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 686
Posted By Black wallnut
Have you joined in with any of the Yakima Basin...

Have you joined in with any of the Yakima Basin Velo rides? If you have the means and are not opposed to traveling I am leading an easy ride from The ReCycle shop in Ellensburg on Wednesday evenings....
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-20-16, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 313
Posted By Black wallnut
Experiment to find the joy in cycling. The...

Experiment to find the joy in cycling. The distance or duration no longer matters as #10 Wheels said once you find it. For me it was tracking each ride and using strava to measure my progress....
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-19-16, 05:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 686
Posted By Black wallnut
Your average speed may or may not increase with...

Your average speed may or may not increase with distance and effort. With serious training it will likely increase. Your ambitions and goals will determine if faster speed matters. Are you enjoying...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-18-16, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 354
Posted By Black wallnut
It seems odd to me that you had delayed soreness....

It seems odd to me that you had delayed soreness. Time in the saddle is an endurance thing. The longer and farther you go the more your body will become accustomed to riding.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-13-16, 11:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By Black wallnut
A good LBS can offer real value added benefits...

A good LBS can offer real value added benefits that a distant one cannot. The hard part is knowing if your LBS will be this way. Mine is!
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-13-16, 11:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,052
Posted By Black wallnut
Chain rings are not that expensive. Just buy a...

Chain rings are not that expensive. Just buy a new one, same color as big ring. No one but you and us, like we'll remember, will notice!
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-11-16, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 413
Posted By Black wallnut
Congrats! Stay vigilant.

Congrats! Stay vigilant.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-11-16, 12:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 696
Posted By Black wallnut
Pickle juice, good stuff!

Pickle juice, good stuff!
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-11-16, 12:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 824
Posted By Black wallnut
Hydration, start early and hydrate often. Proper...

Hydration, start early and hydrate often. Proper nutrition also plays a role in this.

I have had good results with learning to stand, first on the trainer then on the road. Shifting two gears...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-09-16, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 580
Posted By Black wallnut
I've done a metric century on mine with 4K feet...

I've done a metric century on mine with 4K feet of climb.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-07-16, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By Black wallnut
Enjoy the new bike. Hopefully the LBS that you...

Enjoy the new bike. Hopefully the LBS that you purchased it from has good after the sale service and will make any small adjustments after a break in period. Creaking can be a rather large number of...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-06-16, 05:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By Black wallnut
I occasionally stretch. Never before. Sometimes...

I occasionally stretch. Never before. Sometimes hours between rides.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-06-16, 09:23 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,052
Posted By Black wallnut
Centuries have been fun for me. Even the 150 mile...

Centuries have been fun for me. Even the 150 mile ride I did a few weeks ago was great fun in spite of terrible weather.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-04-16, 08:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,052
Posted By Black wallnut
only 121 miles this month so far thanks to the...

only 121 miles this month so far thanks to the wind and wimpy ride partners....
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-01-16, 12:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,052
Posted By Black wallnut
Carbo Loading XV

New month, new thread!
By the end of the month we will know what this one is about:lol::lol:
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-01-16, 12:53 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,579
Posted By Black wallnut
PhotoJoe IBTL

PhotoJoe IBTL
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-26-16, 08:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,043
Posted By Black wallnut
Keep on buddy!

Keep on buddy!
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-26-16, 08:07 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,579
Posted By Black wallnut
#42 buddy then there is #7! A=Merckx!

#42 buddy then there is #7! A=Merckx!
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-26-16, 07:53 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,579
Posted By Black wallnut
Oh I like where you are going with this one.......

Oh I like where you are going with this one.......
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-24-16, 10:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 723
Posted By Black wallnut
Congrats on your first ride! For now you might...

Congrats on your first ride! For now you might just trust the bike shop that set up your bike with the adjustment of your disc brakes. I still remember my first ride as an adult over 5 years ago, it...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-23-16, 12:21 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,579
Posted By Black wallnut
Darn no backward tracking. It would have been...

Darn no backward tracking. It would have been nice to have known about this before my poundsignepic @IBOHUNT Chafe 150 ride last weekend.
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