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    Yep agreed disc brakes are great. I have them...

    Yep agreed disc brakes are great. I have them (BB7)on my 2007 REI Safari. With front panniers and a BoB trailer attached stopping is not a problem going downhill.
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    Well for me when I am not riding it is what I...

    Well for me when I am not riding it is what I don't eat and drink: no beer, no cheese and no desserts.
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    With all that climbing losing a bit more weight...

    With all that climbing losing a bit more weight might help your endurance and speed. The pros ride at 2 lbs per inch of height during the racing season. Also some leg work in the gym - squats and...
  4. Thread: Never give up

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    Yep "never ever give up up" is so utterly true. I...

    Yep "never ever give up up" is so utterly true. I love cycling. It keeps me fit for life.
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    My strategies for prepping for hill climbs with a...

    My strategies for prepping for hill climbs with a loaded bike besides intervals and long rides is to keep my weight as low as I can and hit the gym for squats, leg sleds, hamstring curls and calf...
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    Some excellent advise here. Yep I learned about...

    Some excellent advise here. Yep I learned about butt muscle prep the hard way!
    Two things, besides riding of course, have made my hill climbing abilities better; keeping my weight low and squats.
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    I have been using this trainer: ...

    I have been using this trainer:

    http://www.1upusa.com/product-trainer.html

    I bought it used off of Craigslist.
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    I got rid of my TV in 1983. This has helped me be...

    I got rid of my TV in 1983. This has helped me be more active.
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    I would like to ride the Kokopelli Trail in the ...

    I would like to ride the Kokopelli Trail in the spring of 2104.
    This is a MTB tour that runs from CO into UT.
    It is a little over 140 miles long. It is a perfect trail to try out ultra light...
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    I like to do both for overall strength and...

    I like to do both for overall strength and fitness. I tend to do shorter workouts in the summer at the gym. I focus on strength building exercises like squats, calf exercises, pull ups, chin ups, and...
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    Lift weights, use bike trainer in basement,...

    Lift weights, use bike trainer in basement, indoor archery, swim twice a week and go winter steelhead fishing!
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    I really like both road and MTB for different...

    I really like both road and MTB for different reasons. MTB to me is much less formal than road cycling.
    I love the solitude and the varied bike skills involved on a long MTB ride. For example, slow...
  13. The question is who didn't cheat?

    The question is who didn't cheat?
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    66 yrs. 5 - 8. I try to keep my weight @ 2 to 2.1...

    66 yrs. 5 - 8. I try to keep my weight @ 2 to 2.1 lbs per inch of height.
    I weigh 141 today.
    My 50 milers are at an average of 14 mph. Modest but long hills.
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    I would echo others comments about getting into...

    I would echo others comments about getting into the gym for front and back squats as well as dead lifts to increase your hill climbing prowess.
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    They could divide up the grand tours between them...

    They could divide up the grand tours between them next year.
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    Very nicely done!

    Very nicely done!
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    Michał Kwiatkowski

    This young Polish cyclist is impressive. Still in the top 10 (#10).
    There are quite a few young guns in this Tour.
    This bodes well for professional cycling.
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    I don't make it complicated. I do squats, dead lifts, pull ups and bench presses. These are compound exercises that work multiple muscles. For strength I lift heavier weights lower reps. I keep my...
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    Since cycling is not the only activity many...

    Since cycling is not the only activity many cyclists participate in I would suggest that weight training is essential to all around strength and fitness. Just doing the basic strength exercises like...
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    I am a member of a Nautilus Gym and like that...

    I am a member of a Nautilus Gym and like that they have free weights. I can work out using barbells and dumbbells to increase my strength. Having a squat rack is especially useful. In addition, they...
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    195 races in a year? Today's peloton hasn't got a...

    195 races in a year? Today's peloton hasn't got a clue!
  23. 5 ft 8 inches. I try to keep my weight what the...

    5 ft 8 inches. I try to keep my weight what the pro peloton does - 2.1 pounds per inch of height.
    My Cannondale F1 is no lightweight so I want to keep my own weight low to be a better climber.
    I...
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    Amen brother!

    Amen brother!
  25. Yep - eat less - exercise more is the answer to...

    Yep - eat less - exercise more is the answer to weight loss.
    No booze helps me stay leaner.
    I try to keep my weight at 2.1 pounds per inch of height.
    My best overall core exercise is the pull up....
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