Advertise on Bikeforums.net



Search:

Type: Posts; User: Drew Eckhardt; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.97 seconds.

  1. Replies
    20
    Views
    205

    With four small batteries to deal with not one...

    With four small batteries to deal with not one big one.
  2. Replies
    20
    Views
    205

    I wear out rear shift cables in 2500 miles (got...

    I wear out rear shift cables in 2500 miles (got worse when Campagnolo moved the 90 degree bend from the cable housing to inside the shifter) and housing 4000 (got much worse with lined housing),...
  3. Replies
    4
    Views
    130

    Right. Golden Cheetah should be OK...

    Right.



    Golden Cheetah should be OK although you might miss the first few seconds. Other software is not so forgiving, so to keep your options open you want auto-pause turned off.

    The...
  4. Replies
    32
    Views
    683

    There's a power-dependent cadence producing...

    There's a power-dependent cadence producing minimum muscle activation which increases with power. This seems to impact fatigue and time to exhaustion.



    Right.

    From Cadence, power, and...
  5. Replies
    37
    Views
    943

    It's more like 2.5-4 miles on flat ground, and...

    It's more like 2.5-4 miles on flat ground, and it's not like sprinting because you're not using your phosphocreatine system.

    4x8 minutes all-out produces bigger gains than 4x4 or 4x16. Seiler...
  6. Replies
    32
    Views
    683

    Anecdotally my rate of power increase seems to be...

    Anecdotally my rate of power increase seems to be about the same regardless of whether I ride anaerobic intervals once or twice a week, and mix in tempo rides or not.

    OTOH I'm much faster on...
  7. Replies
    32
    Views
    683

    You have a broader aerobic base so you stress...

    You have a broader aerobic base so you stress your anaerobic system less. After 6000 base miles my lactate threshold heart rate increased from 164 to 168, and 4bpm is significant when you're working...
  8. Replies
    32
    Views
    683

    Google "Polarized training" and "Stephen Seiler"...

    Google "Polarized training" and "Stephen Seiler" who is the most popular proponent of it.

    You'll find abundant material from reputable people in the usual places like the ncbi.nlm.nih.gov, the...
  9. Replies
    32
    Views
    683

    I've yet to see anyone reputable basing their...

    I've yet to see anyone reputable basing their zone system on maximum heart rate which can't be predicted based on a formula, varies as a multiple of peoples anaerobic threshold which is relevant to...
  10. Replies
    44
    Views
    542

    I stopped drinking within 24 hours of riding,...

    I stopped drinking within 24 hours of riding, which means no beer at all except Saturdays and Friday evenings. I don't like feeling nauseous on my hard days, and sleep better without it so I'm...
  11. Replies
    44
    Views
    542

    That's not beer. This is: 473429

    That's not beer. This is:
    473429
  12. Replies
    24
    Views
    606

    The UPS store charges you much more than UPS,...

    The UPS store charges you much more than UPS, which charges much more than the US postal service.

    First class for a pound to the UK is $17.95, $16.16 if you buy postage online.



    Bicycle...
  13. Replies
    24
    Views
    606

    The distribution chain is less expensive so they...

    The distribution chain is less expensive so they can sell for less than US wholesale and still make a profit.
  14. Replies
    35
    Views
    744

    I love my Stahlwille 730 split-beam torque...

    I love my Stahlwille 730 split-beam torque wrenches. Interchangeable heads (this one takes 1/4" hex bits, I also have 3/8 and 1/2" fine-tooth ratchets), flip the head over to torque...
  15. I built my PowerTap wheelset with...

    I built my PowerTap wheelset with retro-reflective rims

    473276473277

    wear a few jerseys with retro-reflective piping across the pocket tops, one in skin-fit

    473278

    wear an aero road...
  16. The Hornit dB140...

    The Hornit dB140 as in 140 decibels.
    473273
  17. Replies
    14
    Views
    415

    Habanero will have a custom titanium frame made...

    Habanero will have a custom titanium frame made for you in China for $1600, and some small US builders have prices not much higher like Nelson Titanium Products starting at $1800.

    Amortized over...
  18. Replies
    27
    Views
    575

    You have to go pretty far for that to be a...

    You have to go pretty far for that to be a problem.

    I'm 5'9.5" which I round to 5'10", eat just enough to avoid being hungry a half hour after my last bite every time I get hungry with fewer carbs...
  19. Replies
    37
    Views
    943

    Speed increases on the steepest hills are at best...

    Speed increases on the steepest hills are at best proportional to the change in total weight. 5 pounds out of a 215 pound rider on a 20 pound bike is at most a 2% speedup climbing, or 36 seconds on...
  20. Replies
    37
    Views
    943

    That will deplete your glycogen stores, make you...

    That will deplete your glycogen stores, make you hungry, and you'll loose less weight or plateau. It also won't do anything for your endurance over longer distances where you can't rely on your...
  21. Replies
    37
    Views
    943

    1. Pace yourself. On average exerting your self...

    1. Pace yourself. On average exerting your self 5% harder lets you last 20 minutes not an hour, and another 5% cuts your time in half to 10 minutes.

    2. Use low enough gears so you can recruit...
  22. You need a relatively high income (the report...

    You need a relatively high income (the report uses $75K as the demarcation) or wealth to afford homes near many job centers due to supply and demand. With my city allowing office space for thousands...
  23. Replies
    17
    Views
    424

    I eat breakfast which is probably 2-3 energy bars...

    I eat breakfast which is probably 2-3 energy bars totaling 450-600 Calories that don't have too many carbs, except on Mondays when I have ones which are more easily digested so I don't throw up...
  24. Replies
    31
    Views
    736

    I got the same too, and am glad my shorts don't...

    I got the same too, and am glad my shorts don't fit like the ones in the picture.
  25. Golden Cheetah. It's free and works on Windows,...

    Golden Cheetah. It's free and works on Windows, Linux, and Mac. Because it's open source people are always adding features which interest them.



    You can use TRIMP based on heart rate.

    You...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4