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  1. I read the article twice, very interesting, seems...

    I read the article twice, very interesting, seems well grounded & balanced. First off, there are obviously no clear indications as to who will or will not get atrial or ventricular issues. What...
  2. I'd say fit is more important than specific...

    I'd say fit is more important than specific shoes, and, frankly, $100 doesn't buy a whole lot of shoe these days. more money means better materials and workmanship that last longer, and probably...
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    if you're planning to ride more than "grocery...

    if you're planning to ride more than "grocery store runs," try getting used to a firmer saddle, as most riders do. (there's a reason that high end bikes do not have squishy saddles, right?). once...
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    the bigger question is "does anything make you...

    the bigger question is "does anything make you suspect a sodium deficiency?" there is plenty of info from Dr. Internet on hyponatremia symptoms, but it's pretty rare in western diets, even...
  5. regular cycling cap under a helmet works for me,...

    regular cycling cap under a helmet works for me, one with a terry-cloth type band in front innner brim. no sunscreen above the eyes -- owww.
  6. leave your dignity in the car...

    leave your dignity in the car...
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    I use MMR all the time, phone in jersey pocket,...

    I use MMR all the time, phone in jersey pocket, keeps the logs and reasonable estimitates of climbs. MMR *definitely* posts some "overestimates" on max speeds. I run a Cateye wireless on the bars...
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    There may be an unseen reason that you want the...

    There may be an unseen reason that you want the folder, but if it's not a "must" you can get done much cheaper. Especially since you'll be done with this set-up in 3 years, I'd guess. I lived in...
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    As several posters above have suggested... It's...

    As several posters above have suggested...
    It's simple math. By doing the math, daily, for a few weeks, most people get a very good understanding of calorie intake, calorie burn and the...
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    also, this thread has some very good...

    also, this thread has some very good information...
    http://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/752905-numb-hands.html
  11. Maybe relevant, maybe not, but hand positioning...

    Maybe relevant, maybe not, but hand positioning can also inflict numbness. Ensure the pressure is on the "heel" of your hand, not in the more "hollow" spots. Think "where the pressure is when doing...
  12. Yeah, I'll admit my curiousity's up on this... ...

    Yeah, I'll admit my curiousity's up on this... so they get an email address.. then what? how does this do anything for anyone in a scam situation?
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    significant problem for me. did the full...

    significant problem for me. did the full checkout with med pros, including kidney and cardio ultrasounds. my condition is complicated by long term effects of radiation and chemo treatments eight...
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    tad under 90 psi on GP4000's x 23. 155 lb rider....

    tad under 90 psi on GP4000's x 23. 155 lb rider. used to run more like 110-115, but bringing it down really dampens harsh crappy asphalt.
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    doesn't matter what a poor-fitting bike costs or...

    doesn't matter what a poor-fitting bike costs or how it's appointed, you won't like it in the long run.
    buy a bike, new or used, that you think is "really what I want right now." THAT'S the right...
  16. rebuilding and upgrading Trek 800 mountain bike

    Still riding my 820 as my "milk run" bike. $319.00 brand new in... Um, 1991, maybe? CrMo frame still has nice feel, rode it in the NYC Five Boro Bike Tour this year. Groupset deserves no...
  17. Is it important to get a torque wench?

    Ritchie torque keys are neat but haven't ponied up for one yet. I bought a BBB BTL-73 1/4 drive with hex bits several years ago that I use all the time, like every week, just became the go-to tool....
  18. Humans making power using stationary bikes... viable energy source?

    There is no spoon.
  19. Best way(s) to deal with dogs chasing me on my bike.

    If I speak in European or Asian languages, the dogs suddenly become more civilized. Strangest thing...
  20. What Type Of Under Shorts Do You Wear?

    The quick answer is "none" or you're going to get some sore spots in the worst spots. Get some cycling specific shorts, they come in many styles, offer the right features in the right places. You...
  21. That's a useful link to Soma. Very nice...

    That's a useful link to Soma. Very nice collection. Thx
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    if you think you're eating "somewhat normally,"...

    if you think you're eating "somewhat normally," then don't worry about the food.
    pick a hill to be "your hill," preferably something nearby with at least 400 feet (120 meters) of climbing.
    come...
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    1. trust your instincts on the "lesser wear &...

    1. trust your instincts on the "lesser wear & tear" versus running. get all the cardio without the impact (admittedly biased crowd here, tho). not as convenient as running, but cycling is better,...
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    nope. seriously, I have not yet seen one I...

    nope. seriously, I have not yet seen one I liked.
    when, and if, I do, I'll consider it, but I've found them all to be somewhat "disappointing."
    ain't buying ugly. sorry, kids.
    I do have a few...
  25. The speaker is on one end. If you mount on the...

    The speaker is on one end. If you mount on the bar, you just point it up at your head. volume is quite sufficient, especially for a podcast, but doesn't "crank," so to speak. When I mount on the...
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