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Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 411
Posted By woodcraft

+1 241g <$40 on sale.

+1 241g <$40 on sale.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 411
Posted By Sy Reene

Coulda saved 50 grams with one of these: ...

Coulda saved 50 grams with one of these:
https://moltenspeedwax.com/collections/ybn-chains/products/ybn-10-speed-gold-titanium-chain-sla210
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 411
Posted By BradH

Back before the pandemic started these FSA chains...

Back before the pandemic started these FSA chains were about twenty bucks. I bought a few and have been riding them. They are lasting as long as my kmc and sram chains. I'd buy them again....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 411
Posted By shelbyfv

You could have saved 8 grams with the hollow pin...

You could have saved 8 grams with the hollow pin SL (Super Light.)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 411
Posted By alcjphil

https://www.kmcchain.com/en/product/bicycle-chain-...

https://www.kmcchain.com/en/product/bicycle-chain-x10el-10-speed
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,469
Posted By Iride01

Unless you want to take all day, then don't get...

Unless you want to take all day, then don't get caught up in all the socializing and food tasting that goes on at the rest stops. Nor do you even need to stop at all of them.... unless you want to.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 810
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Perhaps a state run and regulated bicycle...

Perhaps a state run and regulated bicycle industry would be the way to go. We could all be riding Flying Pigeon bicycles and wouldn’t know any better. It would only take being placed 5 year waiting...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-21, 06:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 810
Posted By Maelochs

Here's a little secret about capitalism .... if...

Here's a little secret about capitalism .... if nobody buys it at that price, the price will go down.

The reason people have to pay astronomical prices for bikes and bike parts nowadays? Because...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,982
Posted By aliasfox

These conversations about prices do make me...

These conversations about prices do make me regret not buying up stocks of leftovers at the end of 2019 - I remember seeing ads at NYC bike shops where one could get a CAAD10 w/105 for $1000 out the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,669
Posted By rsbob

Lets see. My wife and I used to do century rides...

Lets see. My wife and I used to do century rides and long distance hauls before she came down with a severe case of R.A. She was completely unable to ride any bike, even out tandem, for 7 years. She...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,982
Posted By Maelochs

https://road.cc/content/review/100555-shimano-sora...

https://road.cc/content/review/100555-shimano-sora-3500-groupset

Back when stuff was a lot cheaper and I didn't care as much, 105 was "entry level," though I have everything from 9- and 10-speed...
08-23-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,689
Posted By CyclesNWeights7

The bad thing about this post is the NYT wonít...

The bad thing about this post is the NYT wonít let me read the article without subscribing
so, cliff notes?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,669
Posted By DonkeyShow

I found some killer lounge shorts at calvin klein...

I found some killer lounge shorts at calvin klein in highlighter yellow that I rock with my striped tank tops from old navy when riding. Helps I got a fetish for sunscreen. last ride i finally hit...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,669
Posted By Andy Somnifac

How does one condemn something dangerously?...

How does one condemn something dangerously? Sounds like my kind of danger.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,669
Posted By Andy Somnifac

I leave the house looking like this: ...

I leave the house looking like this:

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/815x738/mestart_1ab73c0887247a7625b52c62f4e0bde17c8d0605.png

I have literally zero room to say...
08-16-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By jpescatore

Simpsons Biker Bar Video Clip

Obviously some serious cyclists on the Simpsons show/s writing staff very funny clip here.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By ofajen

I put a wide ruler along the top of the saddle...

I put a wide ruler along the top of the saddle touching the highest points front and rear and then use the phone on top of that to get a reproducible reading.

Otto
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By jrobe

There is no doubt that a saddle adjustment can...

There is no doubt that a saddle adjustment can make a difference in comfort. The biggest factor though is still the shape and configuration of the saddle which is highly individualized for every...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-21, 05:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 829
Posted By shelbyfv

Here's another guide...

Here's another guide https://silca.cc/pages/sppc-form
08-12-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 7,550
Posted By OBoile

The title of the video is misleading. The person...

The title of the video is misleading. The person in the video is arguing in support of calories in vs calories out. He's refuting someone who says hormones are what matter.
08-06-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,808
Posted By bemoore

I've had a hard time eeking out time for rides...

I've had a hard time eeking out time for rides this year. In the past month, though, I'm finding that 10ish mile rides work for me. I can get one in after work, or on a weekend, and not have a ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,292
Posted By shelbyfv

Not an idiot, just sucked in by an unnecessary...

Not an idiot, just sucked in by an unnecessary necro revival. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,292
Posted By ll0

Yes, the bike has come in. The fit was great with...

Yes, the bike has come in. The fit was great with the 55. I'm glad I went smaller. However, a 55 from one bike model can be different from a different model. So, I would suggest finding a trusted...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-21, 03:43 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,861
Posted By BHG6

Not sure why you worry about other riders being...

Not sure why you worry about other riders being vaccinated or not. According to the CDC's own studies, vaccinated people can carry the same viral loads as unvaccinated people and they can infect...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-21, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2,172
Views: 491,564
Posted By jaseyjase

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51357340810_27...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51357340810_27fc3ff112_k.jpg (https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51357340810_27fc3ff112_k.jpg)
08-04-21, 06:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,023
Posted By PeteHski

I'm not surprised! I find the same with high...

I'm not surprised!
I find the same with high intensity intervals. A sub-1 hour session like this can be very draining and needs quality recovery time. But you do get faster!
08-03-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,010
Posted By Miele Man

I wonder if during hard exercise we excrete more...

I wonder if during hard exercise we excrete more toxins?

Cheers
08-03-21, 03:25 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 7,550
Posted By SteveHopps

If itís the only way you can exercise, then itís...

If itís the only way you can exercise, then itís brilliant. Otherwise, youíd be better off avoiding it.

Medium intensity training is only really any good for building up stamina, for endurance...
08-02-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,808
Posted By jvsabas

Love this thread! Just got back from a ride and...

Love this thread! Just got back from a ride and my bike is still on car bike rack 'cuz I find the comments too captivating. As much as I love riding, lately it's been difficult to motivate, so I'm...
08-02-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,023
Posted By wolfchild

5 minutes is just enough time to do a Tabata...

5 minutes is just enough time to do a Tabata interval.
08-02-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,010
Posted By livedarklions

One trick I learned when I had to keep a white...

One trick I learned when I had to keep a white medical uniform clean was to wash everything in cold water. Hot water actually cooks proteins and oils and makes them harder for the detergent action...
08-01-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,010
Posted By Sy Reene

This is very likely the culprit. I actually let...

This is very likely the culprit. I actually let everything hang dry after a sweaty ride before going into the laundry pile.
08-01-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,010
Posted By kahn

Some "nylons" retain odor even after washing. I...

Some "nylons" retain odor even after washing. I had some hiking tops where as soon as I put it on and it started to heat up, released it odors immediately. Then Patagonia came up with some material...
07-31-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,808
Posted By BobsPoprad

Just shy of 57. We just moved for the...

Just shy of 57.

We just moved for the wife's job. We now live like 2/10 of a mile from a system of bike paths. Instead of feeling the pressure of getting 30-40 mile rides in 2-3 times a week...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-21, 03:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 858
Posted By chaadster

gios you may enjoy seeing the wheel flip in...

gios you may enjoy seeing the wheel flip in action:

https://youtu.be/qUbA5iHqC6U
07-30-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 7,550
Posted By WhyFi

I'd go with the ol' "it's simple, but it's not...

I'd go with the ol' "it's simple, but it's not easy."
07-30-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 7,550
Posted By Rdmonster69

Actually, it is that simple. If you eat a surplus...

Actually, it is that simple. If you eat a surplus of calories you will gain. Fat cyclists and fat joggers eat more than they need. If they ate less than was required to power their bodies each day...
07-30-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 7,550
Posted By GhostRider62

If there are not universal truths about...

If there are not universal truths about metabolism, disease and health, why does big Pharma spend billions and billions on clinical trials? Shouldn't they just design a treatment for each snowflake?...
07-29-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 7,550
Posted By PeteHski

"Sprint 8" is a good example of what you are...

"Sprint 8" is a good example of what you are saying here. I must say it is a very good bang for the buck if you are short of training time. The problem with the plodding along approach is that 2...
07-29-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 7,550
Posted By WhyFi

Yup. Most people are going to have a supply...

Yup.

Most people are going to have a supply of a 1-2k calories, in the form of glycogen, at the ready for high intensity efforts; riding at lower intensity can goad the body in to burning fat.
07-29-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 7,550
Posted By RH Clark

You won't burn muscle rather than fat by going a...

You won't burn muscle rather than fat by going a while without calories. I would guess that even 36 hours wouldn't cause any muscle loss unless someone was operating at 2% body fat. If our bodies...
07-29-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,808
Posted By Random11

I'm riding because I had to quit running due to...

I'm riding because I had to quit running due to advanced arthritis in my knees. I was wondering if that would also keep me from riding, but I've been at it almost four years now and cycling doesn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 04:22 AM
Replies: 2,755
Views: 476,676
Posted By BHG6

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/c050c9a5_3fb3_4664_bb2b_6e25baa126d5_0d35bcd1831614de29e43f77b5957315b68d636d.jpeg
Usery Mountain, Mesa, Az
07-28-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,808
Posted By jackb

Whatever the length of the ride, the ride will be...

Whatever the length of the ride, the ride will be good for your health. I'm not convinced that riding 30 miles regularly is better for your physical condition and overall health than riding 20...
07-27-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,808
Posted By shelbyfv

I don't care for rides that short but I don't...

I don't care for rides that short but I don't often plan for anything other than riding on a ride day. OP, I feel your pain about routes. You've got a 50+/- out the beach road to Navarre and back...
07-27-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,466
Posted By genejockey

Some of us wear a different one every day. A...

Some of us wear a different one every day.

A couple years ago, I was discussing this with my nephew, who said, "Why wear a watch, when I have this thing in my pocket that I can just pull out and...
07-27-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,466
Posted By Germany_chris

I like my $2000 Sinn 836 not because it’s more...

I like my $2000 Sinn 836 not because it’s more accurate than good a decent quality quartz, but because I just like it. FFS when my new wheels get here I’ll have ~4K in a Cross Check because I like...
07-27-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,466
Posted By BobsPoprad

And if you take the $$$$ for the cost of the...

And if you take the $$$$ for the cost of the bike, and divide it by how many days you plans on riding said bike, turns out to be pretty cheap entertainment/exercise.

At any rate, that is what I...
07-22-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,034
Posted By GBK233

More progress: Took my daily 10 mile ride...

More progress:
Took my daily 10 mile ride today…and decided to stretch it out a bit. Would’ve done another 10miles had my phone not started dying. Wasn’t even tired when I stopped. Was a bit worried...
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