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11-27-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,189
Posted By Gym123456

That was for people working on farms and heavy...

That was for people working on farms and heavy labor- nobody who isn't trying to lose weight needs to intermittently fast.

The easiest way for someone to lose weight is to not eat much and work...
11-27-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,464
Posted By Branko D

Data? ​​​​​​Because the only way I can see...

Data?

​​​​​​Because the only way I can see that happening is if you are riding with a group below your physical abilities and matching their speed.

Or relatively flat ground. On a gear adequate...
11-26-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,464
Posted By JohnDThompson

But this ignores the human part of the system:...

But this ignores the human part of the system: legs muscles are most efficient over a fairly narrow cadence range; that's why variable gear systems were developed in the first place, allowing cadence...
11-26-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,464
Posted By WhyFi

Congratulations on finding the source of free...

Congratulations on finding the source of free energy.
11-26-21, 02:14 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,464
Posted By Maelochs

Or, maybe a track bike has no gears because they...

Or, maybe a track bike has no gears because they are only ridden at speeds which can be maintained without a need for multiple gears?

Ever seen a Grand Tour rider win on a fixie? Hmmmm .... ...
11-26-21, 12:31 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,464
Posted By cubewheels

Not sure about efficiency myself. Could merely...

Not sure about efficiency myself. Could merely be less "perceived effort". I've heard them say it quite a few times in GCN how they say "perceived effort" can make significant difference even if...
11-25-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,578
Posted By tyrion

Find a grassy (slight) slope (park or something...

Find a grassy (slight) slope (park or something like that), lower the seat so you can put both feet on the ground while seated, and just coast down, with feet out. Take it nice and slow. When you get...
11-25-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,578
Posted By SpectrumTi

Iím not certain exactly what YOU mean by rollers,...

Iím not certain exactly what YOU mean by rollers, but what is conventionally meant is a series of round drums that you can ride your bike on indoors. I wouldnít recommend that. You already need...
11-25-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,464
Posted By WhyFi

No one is going to deny that feeling - you were...

No one is going to deny that feeling - you were getting a push. You seem to be under the impression that it was magically appearing out of nowhere, though - it's not. The push on your legs was energy...
11-25-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,464
Posted By WhyFi

And here I thought that coasting felt pretty...

And here I thought that coasting felt pretty effortless.

Having the rear wheel drive your pedals, as you soft-pedal along, may feel effortless, but it's just robbing energy already acting within...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-21, 12:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 985
Posted By masonv45

Looks like your seat is too high. Standard...

Looks like your seat is too high.

Standard position for tt age groupers is at the bottom of down stroke - feet parallel to ground (not pointed down) and a slight bend in your knee.

The bottom...
11-23-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 696
Posted By alcjphil

What sort of bike? What saddle did it come with?...

What sort of bike? What saddle did it come with? Sometimes extra padding is not only not needed but also less comfortable. Saddle height and angle adjustment can be just as important as the actual...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 985
Posted By Leinster

Core exercises, flexibility exercises, and just...

Core exercises, flexibility exercises, and just practice holding the position longer and longer.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,730
Posted By rumrunn6

you're not alone. been there, done that odor...

you're not alone. been there, done that

odor comes from decaying bacteria. your current clothing may be a lost cause. shower more or better & wash your garments immediately after rides. I have a...
11-21-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,506
Posted By mstateglfr

Cyclist A- 'Any help on how to decide which...

Cyclist A- 'Any help on how to decide which mountain bike to buy is appreciated!'

You- 'I loathe mountain biking. Get yourself a track bike instead.'
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 817
Posted By Koyote

The Rapha Archive Sale section is sometimes...

The Rapha Archive Sale section is sometimes pretty great, if you're willing to wait and not too fussy about colors. Just this am, I ordered a Classic Jersey for half-price -- $75. I don't need it...
11-17-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,417
Posted By 3alarmer

...I was there on official co-op business, doing...

...I was there on official co-op business, doing research on qualifications and training programs for volunteers. So fortunately for you, I asked that exact question, although I phrased it much less...
11-17-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By TMonk

dont do group rides if what you want is a...

dont do group rides if what you want is a controlled workout. they offer other advantages that are skills based and/or social, but you should be riding by yourself if you want to prioritize your...
11-17-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 709
Posted By msu2001la

Bontrager Elite It's light, cheap and works....

Bontrager Elite
It's light, cheap and works. Available in a bunch of colors.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 991
Posted By billridesbikes

Are there neutral feed zones so you can exchange...

Are there neutral feed zones so you can exchange water bottles? Probably 750ml of water is not enough for a +2hour event.
11-13-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,238
Posted By Dan Flashes

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,340
Posted By mschwett

oh for sure. those are just the 30 instances of...

oh for sure. those are just the 30 instances of the same ride. iíve been doing around 500-600 miles a month.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,340
Posted By mschwett

the same ride, 30 times.

i fully admit to being a bit obsessed with data; i find it keeps one connected to a hobby in between the times you can actually do it.

i log all my rides, distance, time, power, calories,...
11-10-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,000
Posted By Kapusta

Find a 4 year-old to do it.

Find a 4 year-old to do it.
11-10-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,446
Posted By livedarklions

My weight story is that I was riding at about 230...

My weight story is that I was riding at about 230 pounds (already quite overweight) in the early to mid 2000s, and that was still reasonably enjoyable. When my weight ballooned to 320 pounds, I...
11-09-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,446
Posted By WhyFi

The benefit of healthy body weight loss is given,...

The benefit of healthy body weight loss is given, so much so that it doesn't warrant mentioning - we know, we all know. IMO, only trolls and idiots bring up personal weight loss as if it's a novel...
11-09-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,189
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

You slightly misunderstand me. Yes, IF will...

You slightly misunderstand me. Yes, IF will result on lower calorie intake at least in the beginning, like any other form of calorie restriction dieting and with about the same long range outcomes. I...
11-08-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,682
Posted By genejockey

7 of the other 8 bikes have black. The Bianchi...

7 of the other 8 bikes have black. The Bianchi has Celeste, because of course it does.
11-07-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,364
Posted By Maelochs

You will soon come to learn the pitfalls of...

You will soon come to learn the pitfalls of posting on BF .... there will be people who make inane comments, aggressively obnoxious comments, contentious comments, straight up negative baseless and...
11-06-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,364
Posted By Kapusta

The reason some cycling clubs donít want you to...

The reason some cycling clubs donít want you to show up with flat bars or flat pedals is not because theyíre afraid youíre going to be slow.

They are afraid youíre going to keep up.
11-05-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,006
Posted By PeteHski

But you do like to read threads about them

But you do like to read threads about them
11-05-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,364
Posted By cyccommute

:rolleyes: That rotten chestnut, again? ...

:rolleyes: That rotten chestnut, again?



Ask yourself, what kind of bars do downhill mountain bike riders use? There have been some who use drop bars but, overwhelmingly, they (as well as most...
11-05-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,364
Posted By genejockey

I think the "unsafe" stuff is nonsense, and the...

I think the "unsafe" stuff is nonsense, and the "'you won't be able to keep up" is entirely a question of the rider. So, I'd say those are a pair of uninformed opinions.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,301
Posted By MoAlpha

Not after Labor Day.

Not after Labor Day.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,181
Posted By Rdmonster69

I ride on MUPs ALOT. They are very convenient for...

I ride on MUPs ALOT. They are very convenient for me and I can get a decent 30 or 40 mile ride after work without leaving the city or riding big roads. That being said using bells or verbal signaling...
11-05-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,352
Posted By rydabent

We have a store in town that has the name "Used...

We have a store in town that has the name "Used Bike Shop". They do sell used bikes, but they sell brand new bikes and trikes. BTW it is the best bike shop in town.
11-04-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,243
Posted By PeteHski

Every study I've read suggests that it is...

Every study I've read suggests that it is virtually impossible to pull with any significant force on the upstroke at a normal cadence and significant power output e.g. 90 rpm at threshold power. One...
11-04-21, 06:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,284
Posted By mprince

Seems like an N95 mask is overkill just for...

Seems like an N95 mask is overkill just for exhaust fumes, there are plenty of vented masks geared towards athletes that are suitably effective while allowing for somewhat normal breathing.
11-03-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,628
Posted By jaxgtr

I had ordered some wheels back a few months ago,...

I had ordered some wheels back a few months ago, before they raised the prices increased $50 per wheel. I should be getting the wheels right before thanksgiving.
11-03-21, 02:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,243
Posted By GhostRider62

You must have very thin skin. Try reading...

You must have very thin skin.

Try reading the quotes from the studies I linked or maybe the studies themselves or the powerpoint. Here is the short story and no, I am not going to defend it, do...
11-02-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,318
Posted By tomato coupe

Probably not, but you get to ride new wheels for...

Probably not, but you get to ride new wheels for the next year.
11-02-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,318
Posted By jaxgtr

I recently got my Bontrager Aeolus Pro 5 (50mm)...

I recently got my Bontrager Aeolus Pro 5 (50mm) rim brakes wheels and they are nice and use DT Swiss 340 internals in the hubs. Spin really nice. They replaced an older non-TLR version Aeolus 5's I...
11-01-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,243
Posted By GhostRider62

CCFBoy......your study has the...

CCFBoy......your study has the following.......makes my point. Forcing technique (pulling back and up) is less efficient, 19 vs 20.2% GE. 75% is too the power level of 75% was higher than optimal...
10-31-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,501
Posted By gadgetadam

The OP doesn't know what they're talking about,...

The OP doesn't know what they're talking about, is encouraging riding in an unsafe way, encourages breaking laws, and more. The fact stands that riding against traffic is not safer at any time.
...
10-29-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,406
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Understand the OP has been trolling this same...

Understand the OP has been trolling this same bait for over one year.
10-29-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,406
Posted By WhyFi

15 miles per week and power estimates from a...

15 miles per week and power estimates from a ****** gym bike. We've got folks prognosticating a future at the national level, others telling him he's too fat for this sport.

Clowns to the left of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 876
Posted By jaxgtr

I know it is not on your list, but I have the...

I know it is not on your list, but I have the Shimano XC-7's it has the 2 boa's and I love them. So this is a recommendation for a shoe with the 2 Boa's
10-29-21, 04:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By seabrook7039

Thanks to all for the insightful comments! One...

Thanks to all for the insightful comments! One more insight I can personally offer: as a new FX2 owner I now appreciate its lighter alloy fork with regards to transporting the bike. Specifically the...
10-28-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,215
Posted By RidesaCarlton

Please laugh with me, not at me

Two weeks ago, I picked up a bicycle out of a ditch.

I took it home fixed the flats, tightened the bottom bracket, loosened the cones on the front wheel, glued the saddle back together, oiled the...
10-28-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,299
Posted By base2

What's so dumb about it? I don't see any other...

What's so dumb about it? I don't see any other posts with components on scales to answer the whole "1x is better" in some way claims. One such claim is 1x is lighter. Clearly it isn't. 1x is simpler....
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