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    I'd like to add to that: because the "foreign"...

    I'd like to add to that: because the "foreign" movies we are made aware of have been filtered and selected to be shown in our local market. Due to cultural differences, I am sure only the most...
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    a brand new comic strip - clean fun

    I have always wanted to do a comic strip. Originally I wanted to do a bicycle themed one but I reckoned all those bicycle parts are so complicated to draw... and I shifted focus to an entirely...
  3. Pioneer Cyclo-Sphere power meter - version 2 to be out this Spring

    I went to taipei cycling show today and noticed a booth marketing Pioneer Cyclo-Sphere Power Meter, which combines trip computer, power meter and analyzer for pedaling efficiency. Apparently the...
  4. further research indicates that for this "axle...

    further research indicates that for this "axle plate assembly", there are four different part numbers for 6800ss, 6800gs, 6870ss and 6870gs.

    yet for 6700 there is only one single part number for...
  5. based on what you said, i did a little google...

    based on what you said, i did a little google search and find the following official shimano PDF listing the parts of 6870 SS vs GS and whether they are interchangeable with 6800.
    ...
  6. shimano ultegra di2 - what components need to be swapped to go to 11-32?

    I am thinking of ordering a Canyon bike with ultegra di2. However, the Canyon rep told me that they only offer up to 11-28 cassette. My weak legs tell me I need more, eyeing on the 11-32, which is...
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    I can't stand at all. every time I feel like I...

    I can't stand at all. every time I feel like I need riding off the saddle (steeper inclines) my legs are already so tired that the moment i stand on the pedal, the fatigue just forces me back on my...
  8. thanks for the link. I have bookmarked your blog...

    thanks for the link. I have bookmarked your blog and I am sure there are a lot I can learn from reading them.
  9. finally finished the race. It was such an...

    finally finished the race. It was such an exhilarating and humbling experience. as eventservice said "All of the physical training in the world will not prepare you for the mind-bending panic of...
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    an interesting coincidence happened to me. got a...

    an interesting coincidence happened to me. got a flat and with no spare, a truck driver offered to give me a ride back home. Tried to pay him some money for his trouble but he refused. Two days...
  11. one week before the race. a couple days ago...

    one week before the race. a couple days ago during my final dry run of the full course, I adopted "training montage" :thumb: and listened to music (while making sure it isn't too loud to prevent me...
  12. Thread: Horner

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    does this mean we have seen the last of horner in...

    does this mean we have seen the last of horner in a grand tour? how can a pro conti team make it into a grand tour?
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    aside from the pro namesake, are these bikes a...

    aside from the pro namesake, are these bikes a good deal compared to other used bikes with similar specs?
  14. got another recommendation from the racing forum:...

    got another recommendation from the racing forum:

    Reading the Race by Jamie Smith and Chris Horner. Just ordered it on kindle.
  15. i did participate in a "group ride" last week,...

    i did participate in a "group ride" last week, which is a 2500-people metric century composed of all walks of lives. The event was more of a tourism promoting event so a lot of people were just...
  16. what is a training montage?

    what is a training montage?
  17. thanks for all the advices so far. appreciate...

    thanks for all the advices so far. appreciate your honestly dolamite. yes, I think I am a little too anxious about the race. It's a mass start microchip event of about 300 people grouped by age....
  18. first time racer humbly seeks advice - 2.5 weeks to race

    I have taken up road cycling for only 4 months. Over the past 1.5 month, I have been training 3 times a week (M,W,F) for my first ever race that is coming up in 2.5 weeks. I humbly seek advice on...
  19. electrolyte replenishment using salt substitute - can I use this?

    I have been adding common table salt to water to replenish electrolytes lost in sweat. However, understanding that table salt only contains sodium, I have been looking for alternatives that also...
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    Sticky: Poll: maybe due to previous experiences, I am "scared"...

    maybe due to previous experiences, I am "scared" to ride without a helmet, even though it is just a 1km to my neighborhood 7-11. I wear seat belts in my car even though it's only a 1-km trip and I...
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    Sticky: Poll: are helmet safety standards in different regions comparable?

    Do helmets that are primarily marketed/branded to particular regions stick to the safety guidelines to that region?

    If that is true, does that mean Giro, Specialized, Bell all stick to the US...
  22. How could one pick a frame/wheelset/saddle without the chance of trying them?

    This is a genuine question, not meant to be sarcastic -

    i often have the impression that a lot of people on this forum have access to dozens of different makes of bikes and another dozens of...
  23. what about people dying at an old age being very...

    what about people dying at an old age being very healthy? They don't have any disease and long term ailment. They exercise regularly, eat healthy, and at certain age they just die, heart stop...
  24. is this true: just doing warm-up/ short aerobic workout does more harm?

    an acquittance explains the following theory about exercise to me:

    statement: just doing warm-up but not carrying on with the full aerobic workout causes more harm than not exercising at all
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  25. using time lapse app on phone to video capture a tour- any tips?

    I will be participating in a metric century in about two weeks and I want to use my phone to capture a time-lapse video as I ride. I have done some basic research and I think the android app "Lapse...
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