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09-25-08, 11:19 AM
Replies: 75
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Posted By kopid03

AlanF, calorie is merely a unit of energy, so...

AlanF, calorie is merely a unit of energy, so those two words can be used interchangeably. So now can you answer if you think there is a net energy gain or loss when eating ice cream?
08-18-08, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By kopid03

First of all: 7 cups of water before bed? How...

First of all: 7 cups of water before bed? How many times do you get up during the night?

But now to the serious matter. I have heard that a good rule of thumb for a climber's weight is 2 pounds...
08-17-08, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,645
Posted By kopid03

You can only utilize about 250 calories per hour...

You can only utilize about 250 calories per hour while you are biking, so don't get too much more than that. 450 calories is plenty.
Forum: Touring
08-11-08, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By kopid03

Thomas Stevens was the first person to bike...

Thomas Stevens was the first person to bike across the country when he made it from San Francisco to Boston in 1884. This was before there was a real network of roads. He rode on this:...
Forum: Touring
08-10-08, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By kopid03

If Highway 2 has a nice shoulder, I think I'll go...

If Highway 2 has a nice shoulder, I think I'll go with that over 28. That Seeny Stretch doesn't sound fun, although it would only be two hours of suffering.
Are there enough places to stay along...
Forum: Touring
08-10-08, 04:49 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,357
Posted By kopid03

I use a Kelty Crestone tent, but I'm thinking...

I use a Kelty Crestone tent, but I'm thinking about getting the Crestone 2 for some extra room. I got the Crestone on Ebay for about $75 new, there are some pretty good deals on there.
The Crestone...
Forum: Touring
08-07-08, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By kopid03

Planning a Trip North Around Lake Michigan

Hi, I'm planning a tour for next summer, and just thought I'd get some input before its crunch time. I am planning to begin in Manitowoc, WI and take the carferry to Ludington, MI. From Ludington I...
Forum: Touring
08-02-08, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By kopid03

Well I ended up buying a tire that was good to...

Well I ended up buying a tire that was good to 100 psi, and it was great. I had no flats on the entire ride. I was planning on doing 120 both days, but I did 160 and 80 instead. Wish I could...
Forum: Touring
07-31-08, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By kopid03

I don't have front panniers, so all the weight is...

I don't have front panniers, so all the weight is in the back. Its not much weight though, probably around 20-25 pounds, I'll be weighing it out this evening just out of curiosity. I think I will...
07-30-08, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By kopid03

I do read up in the Touring forums quite a bit....

I do read up in the Touring forums quite a bit. I'm using a Gary Fisher Wahoo for this ride, and I'll be staying in the woods of a county park (stealth camping).
I am biking mostly on county...
Forum: Touring
07-30-08, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By kopid03

Tire Problem

I have a little predicament. I bought some slick tires for my mountain bike that I am about to use to bike across Wisconsin on Friday. I coulda swore that they were rated to 100 psi when I bought...
07-30-08, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By kopid03

Car Free Thanks to You Guys

Well as of about 3 hours ago, I am car free. I never really considered it a possibility, but after reading postings on this forum, I realized how much money I could save. I still have 2 more years...
07-24-08, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By kopid03

I'm in college right now and our cafeterias have...

I'm in college right now and our cafeterias have a website that displays all the nutrition facts of the meals for the whole week. Our cafeteria is stocked by Sodexho, a pretty large company, so...
Forum: Touring
07-22-08, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By kopid03

Freezer Bag Cooking

I saw one of the other threads mentioned this, I think Machka might have said something about it? But does anything have any good recipes they would like to share? Thanks.
06-06-08, 09:42 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 26,090
Posted By kopid03

hey guys, I know this might have died, but just...

hey guys, I know this might have died, but just in case you can get the bottle to Michigan and someone wants to take a ride on the Carferry to Manitowoc, I can take it from Manitowoc to Minneapolis. ...
05-30-08, 02:48 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,388
Posted By kopid03

25 mph? it would take me 10 hours to drive to...

25 mph? it would take me 10 hours to drive to college from my house. i'd be fine with the 50 mph thing.
Forum: Touring
05-30-08, 02:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,327
Posted By kopid03

I'll do it this summer for $15/hr.

I'll do it this summer for $15/hr.
05-29-08, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,413
Posted By kopid03

its just an antioxidant drink, also has some...

its just an antioxidant drink, also has some caffeine in it to make you think it is "energizing" you. i doubt lance even drinks the stuff
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-08, 05:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,374
Posted By kopid03

well what you're gonna want to do is sell it, and...

well what you're gonna want to do is sell it, and then buy a road bike. or maybe get a carbon water bottle holder. you might be thinking "but that will just add weight because I don't have a water...
05-28-08, 05:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,241
Posted By kopid03

i'm close to your weight (140 pounds). After...

i'm close to your weight (140 pounds). After getting injured this winter, I got up to 145 pounds, and I started keeping track of calories and made sure I had a 500 calorie deficit each day. This is...
05-26-08, 07:02 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,613
Posted By kopid03

i'm a long-distance runner primarily, I've just...

i'm a long-distance runner primarily, I've just recently got into biking, so all this talk about creatine is suprising. doesn't it cause a lot of weight gain? i guess my main focus is still running,...
05-17-08, 08:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,034
Posted By kopid03

Here is a quote from that Life Extension article...

Here is a quote from that Life Extension article above:
"If people increase kcal out by exercising, they end up increasing kcal in because they eat more. Itís called working up an appetite. And...
05-17-08, 07:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,034
Posted By kopid03

(Calories in - Calories Out)/~3500 = pounds of...

(Calories in - Calories Out)/~3500 = pounds of fat lost
05-17-08, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By kopid03

orange juice

orange juice
05-11-08, 05:25 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,089
Posted By kopid03

I would suggest you make that week a very easy...

I would suggest you make that week a very easy week with biking/running or you will bonk pretty hard on the bike. You probably wont be refilling your glycogen stores sufficiently with some lemon...
05-08-08, 09:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,015
Posted By kopid03

I've been thinking about buying a big bag of...

I've been thinking about buying a big bag of maltodextrin for this summer. I bought one of those little Gu bottles that I'll just keep in my jersey pocket. I have one question though: If I mix up a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-08, 06:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,810
Posted By kopid03

ride more than 100 miles per week, then when you...

ride more than 100 miles per week, then when you drop back down you'll probably be able to break that barrier
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-08, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,797
Posted By kopid03

i too had this problem about 2 weeks ago, i got...

i too had this problem about 2 weeks ago, i got it from running initially, but i found that if I lowered my seat 1-2cm I wouldn't feel any strain in the achilles. Just make sure you don't lower the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-08, 11:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,238
Posted By kopid03

you mean you could not care less

you mean you could not care less
04-13-08, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By kopid03

get off the treadmill and get outside, then...

get off the treadmill and get outside, then you'll know how your asthma reacts to the air.
04-09-08, 11:06 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,473
Posted By kopid03

kinda sad when auto companies have to brag about...

kinda sad when auto companies have to brag about getting over 30 mpg when 100 years ago the model T got 25 mpg
Forum: Touring
03-31-08, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By kopid03

I received my Bell CarGo rack today, and I think...

I received my Bell CarGo rack today, and I think I am missing something that I need. It has 2 C-clamps included to use instead of braze-ons, but it tells me to use them at the attachment point under...
Forum: Touring
03-30-08, 06:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,244
Posted By kopid03

ha, the peanut butter oatmeal cookies are a good...

ha, the peanut butter oatmeal cookies are a good idea, but one that requires time and effort. maybe next time.
Forum: Touring
03-30-08, 06:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,244
Posted By kopid03

i wont be taking a stove this time, because i...

i wont be taking a stove this time, because i don't have one. i was thinking of mixing some peanut butter and oatmeal together, its a pretty good combo and it woudl have a lot of calories from the...
Forum: Touring
03-30-08, 02:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,244
Posted By kopid03

Calorie Dense Foods to Bring Touring

Hey guys, I'll be doing my first tour-type ride this weekend. We'll be going 60 miles, stealth camping, then biking back in the morning. I was wondering what you guys bring to eat. I have some...
Forum: Touring
03-25-08, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By kopid03

I am from Manitowoc and go to school in Eau...

I am from Manitowoc and go to school in Eau Claire. This sounds like a fun trip. One thing to consider about the trail from Eau Claire to Menomonie is that if you are riding a road bike it will get a...
Forum: Touring
03-25-08, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By kopid03

the only problem is that I already have bags, so...

the only problem is that I already have bags, so I just need a rack now.
Forum: Touring
03-25-08, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By kopid03

Rear Racks for Bikes With No Eyelets

Hey guys, I'm having a hard time finding a rear rack. I am looking for something relatively cheap (<$30) that can mount on a frame without eyelets. I've been looking at the Bell CarGo, but it doesn't...
03-22-08, 03:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,928
Posted By kopid03

walking with weights is probably as bad on your...

walking with weights is probably as bad on your joints as running. high impact exercise helps to strengthen your bones though, so you do need some. running will burn more calories in the same amount...
Forum: Touring
03-12-08, 01:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,736
Posted By kopid03

thanks for the help guys. i'm not sold on the...

thanks for the help guys.
i'm not sold on the redline conquest yet, so i will be looking for other cyclocross bikes in the next few weeks, hoping to find one with a steel frame and some eyelets.
i...
Forum: Touring
03-12-08, 10:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,736
Posted By kopid03

Cyclocross bike for touring

Hey guys, I would like a road bike, but I also want a bike suitable for touring. I was wondering if a cyclocross bike could work for both. The cyclocross bike I'm looking at is a Redline CX-Pro. My...
03-03-08, 11:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By kopid03

if you can increase your deficit to 500 calories,...

if you can increase your deficit to 500 calories, you should lose a pound every week
02-26-08, 05:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,822
Posted By kopid03

i agree with the pickle idea. one of my friends...

i agree with the pickle idea. one of my friends chops up pickles and puts salsa over them. a big bowl of that would be about 50-75 calories
Forum: Triathlon
02-24-08, 11:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,188
Posted By kopid03

i have a lot of measured routes that i run, but...

i have a lot of measured routes that i run, but otherwise i'll use something like g-mapspedometer. otherwise i just estimate that i'm running around 7:15 pace, if i'm a little off, i really don't care
02-20-08, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 958
Posted By kopid03

i was doing 70-75 miles a week of running up...

i was doing 70-75 miles a week of running up until last summer. i was then struck by a series of injuries, so I think I am going to stick to about 50 miles of running per week and 3-4 hours of...
Forum: Touring
02-15-08, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By kopid03

well the bike is a dawes lightning off ebay, i...

well the bike is a dawes lightning off ebay, i have no idea about the geometry. i won't be loading it up too much because i'll only be staying out for one or two nights at the most. I want a new bike...
Forum: Touring
02-15-08, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By kopid03

would you be able to strap it on top of the items...

would you be able to strap it on top of the items on your rear rack and let it charge as you ride?
Forum: Touring
02-15-08, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By kopid03

No Rear Eyelets

Hey guys, I am planning on doing quite a bit of bike camping this spring and summer, but I just got home and took a closer look at my bike and realized that I have no eyelets in the back to mount a...
Forum: Touring
02-11-08, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 915
Posted By kopid03

what is the total cubic centimeter or cubic...

what is the total cubic centimeter or cubic inches that some of you have used to cross the country? including all panniers and bags.
Forum: Touring
02-04-08, 11:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,337
Posted By kopid03

Book Recommendations?

hey guys, I've been reading a lot of the journals on Crazyguyonabike, but I was wondering if you have any books that you know of that give the same kinds of perspectives about touring. Or any books...
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