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Old 04-18-05, 12:49 AM   #1
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Anybody here train by dragging car tires behind your bike on hills? I hear it works quite well.
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Old 04-20-05, 07:44 AM   #2
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i just crush empty and/or full beer cans on my head. it helps my "game face".
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Old 05-15-05, 10:23 AM   #3
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Anybody here train by dragging car tires behind your bike on hills? I hear it works quite well.
yep, sometimes i drag the whole car....
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Old 05-15-05, 07:22 PM   #4
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this pic is on the second page of the international keirin thread
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Old 05-15-05, 10:01 PM   #5
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this pic is on the second page of the international keirin thread
Doesn't that make you "tired" ?
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Old 05-17-05, 11:40 AM   #6
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Doesn't that make you "tired" ?
bada boom bada bing. as far as the tire thing though, wouldnt having alot of weight (relatively speaking) on your back, in a messenger bag or backpack, accomplish a similar thing? i know when i have a lot of crap stuffed in my bag, and then i ride with no weight, i feel like i can go much faster.
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Old 05-17-05, 12:37 PM   #7
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bada boom bada bing. as far as the tire thing though, wouldnt having alot of weight (relatively speaking) on your back, in a messenger bag or backpack, accomplish a similar thing? i know when i have a lot of crap stuffed in my bag, and then i ride with no weight, i feel like i can go much faster.
Presumably. But it wouldn't look nearly as crazy.
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Old 05-22-05, 10:35 PM   #8
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i wait for the day that my dog finishes his food. thats one of the only time i would go to costco on a bike. Find the biggest bag of dog food and ride the 5 miles home.
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Old 05-23-05, 04:32 AM   #9
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If I remember correctly Coppi used to ride with rocks in his bag for traing for races..IE: Tour De France.

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