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I gained 8lbs of upper body muscle, am I still a roadie?

Old 11-15-07, 11:22 PM
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I gained 8lbs of upper body muscle, am I still a roadie?

I wanted to make a thread asking the roadies what they thought

I gained 8 lbs of upper body muscle, is this considered OCP and roadie friendly??

I have better handling control because my arms arent so weak
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Old 11-15-07, 11:23 PM
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Nope...you better take up mountain biking now.

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Old 11-15-07, 11:33 PM
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How did you do it? I'm getting sick of these twigs I call arms.
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Nope, no longer a roadie. You must now sell your bike and get a fixie and a messenger bag or a mountainbike. You also can't wear Russian jerseys anymore. Instead, you need strange colored jerseys with the sleeves ripped off (not cut, not sleeveless) to show off your guns. Finally, you need to do short rides but mash the hell out of them... oh wait, you do that already.
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Originally Posted by Xrisnothing View Post
How did you do it? I'm getting sick of these twigs I call arms.
its impossible to get girls with arms like that, they all think we're gay or wussy...No offense of course but it really does blow
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Old 11-15-07, 11:52 PM
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Dam, now you're too big to do a century!
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Old 11-16-07, 12:43 AM
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Are you kidding me? Who cares about how big you are. I'd rather bragg about being a clydsdale cyclist than a small hill climbing cyclist. BTW I'm 5'9 170 lbs and about %7 body fat on me. I've gotten far enough in weightlifting but its just as addictive as cycling. I figure I'll stop trying to gain weight once I hit 200 lbs. or until I can bench 400. lol Don't worry about weight if your gaining more muscle it can't hurt that much. Besides havn't you ever looked into those fitness magazines with the cyclists in an add? Their arms are like 17 inches!! They never show the little 145 lb guy on a bike in magazines that are for fitness!
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i always do upper body weight lifting, im primarily a tennis player and i train on a bike. It helps because it forces my legs to carry a heavier load
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How the hell did you know it was 8 lbs?
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Old 11-16-07, 05:56 AM
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Where are the photos he-man?
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Old 11-16-07, 05:58 AM
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why should it make a difference. / It just requires you to get a bigger jersey and means, you need increase muscle mass in the quads to carry the extra upper body load.
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Originally Posted by ovoleg View Post
its impossible to get girls with arms like that, they all think we're gay or wussy...No offense of course but it really does blow
This is for you:



I'm sure the awkwardness with "girls" will cease when you finally reach puberty.
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Old 11-16-07, 07:09 AM
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Ride more and let autophagy do its thing.
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Yeah, imagine how much better Jobst Brandt could handle a bike with some massive pythons:

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Old 11-16-07, 08:02 AM
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Originally Posted by waterrockets View Post
Yeah, imagine how much better Jobst Brandt could handle a bike with some massive pythons:
No way he could possibly steer a bike that aggressively without being able to bench press 300 lbs.

Perhaps that's a servo behind his stem.
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Old 11-16-07, 08:04 AM
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Paolo Salvodelli has some huge guns as well...

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Old 11-16-07, 08:11 AM
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Where are the photos he-man?
Doesn't this guy do the Nyack ride?

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Originally Posted by wanders View Post
Doesn't this guy do the Nyack ride?

That's just wrong.
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Me and the other old guys will accept you if you actually finish a ride with us.
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It's about stinking time, my puny / pwny comrade.

BTW, we don't need to see pics of you, just pics of some of the Cali babes you score.
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Oh God, I can't believe a photo of the guy full of synthol made on here. That moron got a needle lodged in his arm and tried bathroom surgery on himself. You should see a picture of him now...
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I have a totally sweet one-pack that I got by drinking beer and eating fatty food. I don't know if that counts as upper body.
 
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Oh God, I can't believe a photo of the guy full of synthol made on here. That moron got a needle lodged in his arm and tried bathroom surgery on himself. You should see a picture of him now...
Negative... He got an infection in his bicep from doing direct injections and did a minor surgery with a needle and a razor to remove the hematoma. Pretty gross stuff.

Excellent documentary though.
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Negative... He got an infection in his bicep from doing direct injections and did a minor surgery with a needle and a razor to remove the hematoma. Pretty gross stuff.

Excellent documentary though.
TLC ran it. "The Man Whose Arms Exploded." A real stomach turner.
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Originally Posted by ovoleg View Post
its impossible to get girls with arms like that, they all think we're gay or wussy...No offense of course but it really does blow
Your arms are not the reason you aren't meeeting girls, Ovo.
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