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Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-18, 04:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,497
Posted By hiyer1

How many watts?

how many?
Replies: 2
Views: 1,035
Posted By hiyer1

bump

bump
11-26-17, 04:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,737
Posted By hiyer1

gain weight

gain weight
Replies: 2
Views: 1,035
Posted By hiyer1

Cycling travel survey -

Dear Bikeforums Readers,

Hello! We're an early stage cycling non-profit that is running a survey campaign to get a better understanding of cyclists' preferences during cycling trips and holidays....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-17, 06:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,655
Posted By hiyer1

This response won

This response won
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-17, 09:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,655
Posted By hiyer1

watts

is watts is watts is watts is watts is watts is watts is watts is watts is watts is watts is watts is watts is watts is watts is watts is watts is watts is watts is watts is watts is watts is watts...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-14, 09:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,587
Posted By hiyer1

I bought my Garmin 500 in 2011 and it still lasts...

I bought my Garmin 500 in 2011 and it still lasts through a full ironman (ride+run) or for over a week of bike commuting. I bought it before I raced. Speed display for me was great for tracking my...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-14, 05:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,659
Posted By hiyer1

i think it's spelled shifter

i think it's spelled shifter
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-13, 05:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,200
Posted By hiyer1

if you have a distended abdomen, bibs make oxygen...

if you have a distended abdomen, bibs make oxygen intake easier by allowing your diaphragm to expand fully

if you're curious what a distended abdomen looks like:...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-13, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By hiyer1

sorry for the late response, guys. This was all...

sorry for the late response, guys. This was all incredibly helpful though. I wore my bike shorts underneath my thermals today and it worked splendidly. Also ordering a set of the nashbar bib tights....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-13, 01:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,264
Posted By hiyer1

net tailwind would have to be greater then your...

net tailwind would have to be greater then your forward velocity for that to work

example you're going 45mph and have a 50mph tailwind, then catching more tailwind by sitting up would make you...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-13, 02:41 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 13,861
Posted By hiyer1

diet if you're riding a century but eating...

diet

if you're riding a century but eating burgers and ice cream after you're not doing yourself much good. I've ridden with guys who were very heavy eaters and drinkers, and they didn't stay with...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-13, 02:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,765
Posted By hiyer1

http://i0.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/000/0...

http://i0.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/000/050/504/came.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-13, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By hiyer1

looking for better cycling thermal tights

Have noticed that my current set of thermal tights (under armor and nike pro combat) don't handle muscle swelling very well. They feel good when I first put them on, but after the first couple miles...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-13, 12:04 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,252
Posted By hiyer1

how many times did you felled?

how many times did you felled?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-13, 06:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,127
Posted By hiyer1

m'-clane, mec-lane, mi'clane, nevar macleen

m'-clane, mec-lane, mi'clane, nevar macleen
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-13, 04:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,127
Posted By hiyer1

yes this looks familiar. Once I accidentally my...

yes this looks familiar. Once I accidentally my whole front brake. Bike was never the same again
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-13, 01:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,022
Posted By hiyer1

install it, stick it in your trainer, bear down...

install it, stick it in your trainer, bear down on it with the force of a thousand waterfalls. sprint in the trainer pulling up on it. If it doesn't fail that abuse it probably won't fail on the road...
Forum: Commuting
12-02-13, 11:28 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,928
Posted By hiyer1

i got an email update for this thread. This...

i got an email update for this thread. This assessment is quite accurate. In addition to PT, foam rolling or trigger-point balling the vastus medialis, adductor magnus/longus, and gracilis, gets rid...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-13, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By hiyer1

if you keep the shoe too tight it collapses the...

if you keep the shoe too tight it collapses the foot, putting pressure in areas of the foot that are not naturally designed to bear load

shoes should be kept loose enough to have a tiny bit of...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-13, 10:11 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,759
Posted By hiyer1

among roadies and triathletes I see more trek and...

among roadies and triathletes I see more trek and cervelo than anything else. Lots of cannondale as well
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-13, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 8,930
Posted By hiyer1

Inner thigh cramping: research and personal findings

Over the last 2 seasons I had been struggling with sudden inner thigh cramps (feel like spasms, very painful and immobilize the leg) that have onset around mile 60 of Z3 rides/races. Most of my...
01-04-13, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By hiyer1

Thanks everyone - your responses make a lot of...

Thanks everyone - your responses make a lot of sense. I think I just need to shutup and ride.

Will ease back into some long rides and then increase intensity. Hopefully I'll be stronger than before
01-03-13, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By hiyer1

heart weaker after 2 weeks off?

Just got back from a vacation where I was able to do no training. My body ate some of my leg muscle, as I noticed a definite loss in size (but not tone), and my weight range is about 2 lbs lower than...
Forum: Commuting
09-11-12, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 651
Posted By hiyer1

DC area: Class-Action suit against Virginia DOT?

For the last month, the Virginia Department of Transport had completely stripped various segments of Virginia Route 123 for repaving. The route is a major vein into DC for Northern Virginia...
Forum: Commuting
06-03-12, 09:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 684
Posted By hiyer1

it's a judgement call - if the intersection is...

it's a judgement call - if the intersection is clear and the road is empty, I go for it.
Forum: Commuting
05-13-12, 08:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,197
Posted By hiyer1

B, C, and D...I usually figure they are either...

B, C, and D...I usually figure they are either pissed at me, or they are just over-correcting.

My mother tells me that when she passes cyclists on single lane roads she does so as quickly as...
Forum: Commuting
05-13-12, 08:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,689
Posted By hiyer1

whatever...their cars are hard, my lawyer is...

whatever...their cars are hard, my lawyer is harder
Forum: Commuting
05-13-12, 08:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,940
Posted By hiyer1

It's not about the loss of time - it's the fact...

It's not about the loss of time - it's the fact that IF you were further ahead when she turned, she could have injured or killed you.

Drivers like that get no sympathy from me.
Forum: Commuting
05-13-12, 08:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,940
Posted By hiyer1

I usually give them the finger...probably...

I usually give them the finger...probably shouldn't.
Forum: Commuting
05-05-12, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 914
Posted By hiyer1

I commute daily about 35-40 miles (1 hour each...

I commute daily about 35-40 miles (1 hour each way) - biggest issue is recovery and nutrition. You need to make sure your legs are in good working order each morning...consider also getting a light...
Forum: Commuting
05-05-12, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By hiyer1

yeah, driving is depressing as hell...I'd invest...

yeah, driving is depressing as hell...I'd invest in a high performance folding bike (tern or BF) if I'm traveling often

Also, on tapering:
I tapered for a week before my first marathon, really...
Forum: Commuting
05-03-12, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 525
Posted By hiyer1

Nothing beats sun...but I only really dislike...

Nothing beats sun...but I only really dislike riding in the rain because it makes my bike look less pretty.

Otherwise, no big deal
Forum: Commuting
05-03-12, 07:50 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,373
Posted By hiyer1

it's the most logical choice. and yes for me...

it's the most logical choice.

and yes for me it's a choice (I have a license and a car, choose to use neither whenever possible)
Forum: Commuting
05-02-12, 06:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,815
Posted By hiyer1

this sounds cool - can you post a pic?

this sounds cool - can you post a pic?
Forum: Commuting
05-02-12, 03:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,986
Posted By hiyer1

??? if you bike you will sweat - throw on...

???

if you bike you will sweat - throw on some old spice before your ride to prevent your pit sweat from smelling, towel off when you get to work, and nobody will even know.

a couple girls have...
Forum: Commuting
05-02-12, 02:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,772
Posted By hiyer1

if it's raining and over 55 degrees, I don't...

if it's raining and over 55 degrees, I don't bother with raingear...just cover my bag.
Forum: Commuting
05-02-12, 08:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,580
Posted By hiyer1

I use rockport dressports (formal running shoes)

I use rockport dressports (formal running shoes)
Forum: Commuting
04-29-12, 07:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 589
Posted By hiyer1

if your girlfriend decides to cheer you...

if your girlfriend decides to cheer you up/surprise you by cleaning your bike ...marry her.
Forum: Commuting
04-29-12, 03:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,388
Posted By hiyer1

The policy makes sense, they don't want a bunch...

The policy makes sense, they don't want a bunch of people bringing bikes in on a busy day and cluttering up the place. However, the security guard should have realized that the rational behind the...
Forum: Commuting
04-29-12, 03:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,099
Posted By hiyer1

personally, I value efficiency (commute about 200...

personally, I value efficiency (commute about 200 miles/week, energy savings are important). So I ride a super light (15 lbs) aero road bike with aerobars, and carry the bare minimum in a backpack or...
Forum: Commuting
04-29-12, 03:36 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 11,044
Posted By hiyer1

Cervelo S5 - Garuda Trek Speed Concept -...

Cervelo S5 - Garuda
Trek Speed Concept - Devadatta

(both steeds/mounts in Hindu mythology).
Forum: Commuting
04-28-12, 05:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,709
Posted By hiyer1

I bike to work because I have big balls.

I bike to work because I have big balls.
Forum: Commuting
04-28-12, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By hiyer1

your car is hard...my lawyer is harder

Probably one of the best lines I've heard, thinking of getting printed on a jersey =D
Forum: Commuting
04-28-12, 03:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,065
Posted By hiyer1

You bike to work where you have to then stand for...

You bike to work where you have to then stand for 6 hours, then bike home?

My helmet's off to you
Forum: Commuting
04-28-12, 03:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,101
Posted By hiyer1

just use platforms, bro...you can put out just as...

just use platforms, bro...you can put out just as much power without them, you just end up using some muscles more than others

also safer and faster to accelerate at stop lights
Forum: Commuting
04-28-12, 08:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,845
Posted By hiyer1

use swimming or ski goggles

use swimming or ski goggles
Forum: Commuting
04-28-12, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,074
Posted By hiyer1

I used to do a 20 mile (round-trip) commute on...

I used to do a 20 mile (round-trip) commute on it, when I changed offices to one that was 35-40 miles round trip, i upgraded to a road bike. The Brompton is wonderful, but it is much more exhausting...
Forum: Commuting
04-27-12, 05:01 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,928
Posted By hiyer1

if it is sharp and acute it could be a nerve...

if it is sharp and acute it could be a nerve issue...affects a lot of older cyclists

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sciatica
Forum: Commuting
04-27-12, 04:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By hiyer1

depends...personally my muscles fatigue and...

depends...personally my muscles fatigue and recover on 3 days cycles, and that's typically how I train for endurance events. To be more specific, I go hard on days 1, 2, and 3, then rest for 1-2 days...
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