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06-13-19, 06:26 AM
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Posted By FiftySix

I got a ride in last night and both knees felt...

I got a ride in last night and both knees felt great. Excellent. :)
06-11-19, 12:17 AM
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Posted By rseeker

Yep, sounds like the heat is still on down there....

Yep, sounds like the heat is still on down there.

I'll have mid-50s overnight, and that's very unusual.. I guess I'm 400 or 500 miles north of you, and low 70s is typical. jppe, MidSouthBiker and...
06-01-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,351
Posted By mstateglfr

Agreed. And I said as much in the subsequent two...

Agreed. And I said as much in the subsequent two sentences from what you quoted.

In the end, mutual respect and interest in cooperation is required. Thst means both people need to want to work to...
06-01-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 117
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Posted By mstateglfr

I see this same general line of advice given put...

I see this same general line of advice given put when these type of threads pop up every few months.

I cpuldnt disagree more with your claim thats wife doesn't need a hobby. I wpuld guess that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Horse people ended my walk of shame

I drove my bike to the Chamonix of the NW with a plan to ride a maze of dirt roads to a hiking trail I want to do, and see where it's closed (by snow). Can't find anything online, and it's a...
05-24-19, 05:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 888
Posted By Trakhak

Not a mistake. If I remember rightly, that...

Not a mistake.

If I remember rightly, that dropout design was introduced to ensure that the sprockets would be optimally positioned for the then-new indexing derailleurs. The NDS end was milled to...
05-23-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,278
Posted By caloso

Exactly. My predicted upper limit using this...

Exactly.

My predicted upper limit using this formula is still 23bpm below my observed LTHR. Which means that if I used that I would likely spend a lot time in the mushy middle: hard enough to...
05-23-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,278
Posted By TimothyH

Even if 220-age was accurate or represented the...

Even if 220-age was accurate or represented the average population, max heart rate is pretty much useless for training anyway.

Zones should be based off lactic threshold heart rate, not max.
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05-23-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,278
Posted By davester

It is not an average, and it doesn't apply to...

It is not an average, and it doesn't apply to older people. It was based on some very rough observations of groups of younger people. Once the age number gets large it doesn't really work at all....
05-13-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By indyfabz

Unless and until you have spent a considerable...

Unless and until you have spent a considerable amount of time on the rode it's hard to truly predict whether it will be your dream or your nightmare. Things like countless miles in a cold rain,...
05-01-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By Lemond1985

I think we all need practice crashing and falling...

I think we all need practice crashing and falling down occasionally, to stay in practice and prove we can still take a fall without getting hurt. Falls cripple a lot elderly people, and I suspect...
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