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Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 96,490
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Escalante was beautiful yesterday: ...

Escalante was beautiful yesterday:


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09-28-22, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,640
Posted By Biker395

Very nice! The altitude is quite high and takes...

Very nice! The altitude is quite high and takes a chunk out of a lot of people the first few days. Hope you can stay long enough for that to ease up.

I love that particular ride (Village to Reds...
09-28-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,424
Posted By raqball

Agree.. Not sure why cyclist obsess over average...

Agree.. Not sure why cyclist obsess over average speed as there are far too many conditions and scenarios that will cause massive fluctuations.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 96,490
Posted By abshipp

Started feeling a little better but still not...

Started feeling a little better but still not 100%, but decided to try the climb that beat me on Thursday. Made it up without stopping this time :bday:

Looks like if LOP takes a rest day (or...
09-24-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By Trakhak

I remember reading an article in Bicycling!...

I remember reading an article in Bicycling! magazine sometime in the late '70s or early '80s where Wayne Stetina, highly successful U.S. bike racer and, later, head of marketing for Shimano USA, said...
09-24-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By cyclezen

Happens... I find that if I take a 'rest day'...

Happens... I find that if I take a 'rest day' the day after a very hard ride and then ride the day after 'rest', it's usually awful... The 'rest', off the bike, has done the opposite, for me.
I try...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 96,490
Posted By genejockey

On last night's ride, when it started it was in...

On last night's ride, when it started it was in the mid 80s, but I passes through some places where the temps got down to 73. Those felt almost chilly. I must be fairly well acclimated, which is...
09-23-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,298
Posted By rsbob

You should. They are ‘fun’ to remove. The two...

You should. They are ‘fun’ to remove. The two pair I have use minimal padding. % gain in speed? Nothing so far but they look cool but don’t do much for wiping sweat. I believe the ribbing and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 96,490
Posted By abshipp

Well that kicked my butt yesterday. Got...

Well that kicked my butt yesterday.

Got rained on really hard about 15 miles in and didnít dry off until I stopped for a beer at mile 40. Then it was 3k of rollers for the next 25 miles.

The...
09-22-22, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,640
Posted By rsbob

Twin Peaks - (Mt Si) Washington ...

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 96,490
Posted By datlas

fixed

fixed
09-21-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,650
Posted By livedarklions

Also, it really doesn't follow that someone...

Also, it really doesn't follow that someone couldn't put the same effort into an ebike ride as they do an acoustic bike ride. If someone is pedaling 150 watts for an hour on the acoustic, they could...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 96,490
Posted By bampilot06

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 563,713
Posted By Ogsarg

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Beautiful sky today...
09-20-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,640
Posted By Ogsarg

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A really blue sky today. Unusual for this time of year. Taken in the boonies...
09-19-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,298
Posted By SpedFast

But then us old thin guys can buy their unused...

But then us old thin guys can buy their unused high-end bikes for cheap and it's a win-win! :50:
09-18-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,650
Posted By cyclezen

https://pssjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1...

https://pssjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13037-022-00318-9

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-ebike-injuries/e-bikes-show-distinct-pattern-of-severe-injuries-idUSKBN1YT0MV
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Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 96,490
Posted By MoAlpha

Beta blockers are not first line treatment for...

Beta blockers are not first line treatment for hypertension in anyone. These days, they are most often used for protecting the heart in people with ischemic heart disease and can be absolutely...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 677
Posted By tomato coupe

I just bought a bluetooth device that transmits...

I just bought a bluetooth device that transmits the amount of money in my wallet to my Garmin. It reads zero now.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 96,490
Posted By gnome

That's a very useful summary. I'm lucky: my...

That's a very useful summary. I'm lucky: my doctor has had me on an ACE inhibitor (quinaprill) for years and it is keeping my BP stable and at the top of the OK limits.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,203
Posted By RChung

There's a story about that, too. March 2003 was a...

There's a story about that, too. March 2003 was a pretty wild time: we'd invaded Iraq. In early June I was producing a pdf of one of my own papers when it occurred to me to check the metadata for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,203
Posted By RChung

Andy's talking about something related but...

Andy's talking about something related but slightly different: an initial "impulse" in power has a HR response that's quite quick but it has a HR response that lasts a long(ish) time. You can see...
09-15-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 535
Posted By big john

I've thought about this a lot lately and I've...

I've thought about this a lot lately and I've done rides with people on newer gravel bikes. I have a enduro type mountain bike and it's a bit heavy for road and even dirt road use. I was thinking of...
09-15-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,740
Posted By Wildwood

I guess I'm confused, :foo: I don't go on a...

I guess I'm confused, :foo:

I don't go on a bike ride to be comfortable.
I don't hike in the mountains to be comfortable.
I don't kayak to be comfortable.
I don't go to the gym to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,775
Posted By prj71

Yet your veloviewer signature shows ft. for...

Yet your veloviewer signature shows ft. for climbing.

:lol:
09-14-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,692
Posted By PeteHski

I occasionally do the Wahoo SYSTM Full Monty...

I occasionally do the Wahoo SYSTM Full Monty benchmark test, which gives a very good indication of your FTP and several other power metrics. It's a hell of a test though, so I don't put myself...
09-14-22, 04:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,692
Posted By PeteHski

I think it makes more sense to rank FTP by W/kg...

I think it makes more sense to rank FTP by W/kg as weight is such an important factor. I find a lot of average "club" riders are in the 3-3.5 W/kg range, but there are relatively few people...
09-14-22, 04:06 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,298
Posted By GhostRider62

My strongest cage is also my heaviest, it is made...

My strongest cage is also my heaviest, it is made from carbon. I use in behind the seat position. IIRC, they were $75 each. Few things irritate me more than someone losing bottles. Back in the...
09-13-22, 10:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,375
Posted By rsbob

Tested completely negative today and to celebrate...

Tested completely negative today and to celebrate went out for an easy short ride with a bit of climbing. My heart rate was above normal which was concerning but did not feel bad. Will continue to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,046
Posted By genejockey

Hence, "largely", though I'd note that we don't...

Hence, "largely", though I'd note that we don't execute orphans anymore....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 657
Posted By cyclezen

let me tell you my story. In 2017 I tore the...

let me tell you my story.
In 2017 I tore the right ACL and PCL off the bone while skiing (partial tear of the MCL). The resolution was 'replacement' of the ligaments.
Surgery went fine and I had to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,046
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Well, that is odd. I grew up riding bikes,...

Well, that is odd. I grew up riding bikes, nothing fancy, coaster brake bikes until I was able to buy a J.C. Higgens "English racer" bike with 3 gears and rim brakes, using my paperboy money. In the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 96,490
Posted By bampilot06

Made it home in time for the wife to tell me nay...

Made it home in time for the wife to tell me nay on the bike ride, but not to late for me to take my daughter on one. I elected to take her to the 3 mile stretch of bike path, it recently rained so...
09-11-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,631
Posted By DaveLeeNC

One thing that my one of my doctors told me when...

One thing that my one of my doctors told me when I was trying to figure out when a 'helpful' stretch or exercise was helpful or hurtful (because it caused some level of pain). His initial response...
09-11-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,631
Posted By DaveLeeNC

terrymorse , thanks for the kind words. But lots...

terrymorse , thanks for the kind words. But lots of folks are fighting problems like mine. What real 'dedication to your sport is' would be my good friend back home in Missouri. He is an avid tennis...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 96,490
Posted By Mojo31

Was out shopping for the wedding today. This just...

Was out shopping for the wedding today. This just felt like it would make an impression.
...
09-11-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,631
Posted By DaveLeeNC

rsbob , mother nature and genetics seem to be...

rsbob , mother nature and genetics seem to be doing their best to fight this. I wear a $1K+ brace on one knee and get periodic hyaluronic acid injections in both knees. The arthritis in my left...
09-10-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,792
Posted By indyfabz

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Money shot from Day 2 of my current tour.
09-10-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,792
Posted By Fredo76

A local rider named David had a reputation as a...

A local rider named David had a reputation as a dilettante - he had a frame with about 2mm clearances, and applied for a Guinness world record after a six-hour track stand, but never rode with us or...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-22, 07:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,288
Posted By cyclezen

You know, this all makes perfect sense, can't...

You know, this all makes perfect sense, can't really be argued, and should provide some guidance.
BUT, I have 2 tarmacs (in the US) , a 2009 expert w/10 spd Ultegra and a 2012 Comp with 10 spd 105....
09-08-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,298
Posted By greysquirrel

What I find works even better is sticking my hand...

What I find works even better is sticking my hand and arm out.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 563,713
Posted By merlinextraligh

toward the top of the Col de Glandon, during Haut...

toward the top of the Col de Glandon, during Haut Route Alps this year.
09-07-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,203
Posted By Clipped_in

Good on all of you guys/gals that are logging the...

Good on all of you guys/gals that are logging the big miles!!!:thumb:

I'm closing in on turning 60yo in a few months. Full-time career that can be demanding at times. I have been riding for about...
09-06-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,788
Posted By livedarklions

Y'know, I'm going out on a limb here and...

Y'know, I'm going out on a limb here and suggesting that the extraordinary claim that needs to meet a burden of proof is the idea that a cracked frame is safe to ride.
09-06-22, 05:29 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,788
Posted By livedarklions

Descent, bump, crack, crash.

Descent, bump, crack, crash.
09-05-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 137,492
Posted By Paul Barnard

Caught the sunrise this morning. ...

Caught the sunrise this morning.

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09-04-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,663
Posted By big john

You'd love it. There is climbing both ways but...

You'd love it. There is climbing both ways but most of it on the way out. It was always a light traffic road but during the pandemic and lockdowns the race cars really started coming. Hopefully the...
09-04-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 137,492
Posted By Fahrenheit531

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09-03-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,663
Posted By big john

I still try. ...

I still try.
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09-03-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 137,492
Posted By Broctoon

I did some time behind bars this morning. ...

I did some time behind bars this morning.

Here the sun is just rising, shortly after the start of my ride. It’s good to get out early, as the temperature will reach at least 100 this afternoon....
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