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05-12-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 387
Posted By SpedFast

You got it backwards.... Just ask the Mrs.,...

You got it backwards.... Just ask the Mrs., she'll set you straight.
05-06-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 865
Posted By DiabloScott

That's true, but the chance means that you have...

That's true, but the chance means that you have to factor that into your strategy and tactics and positioning. That's what makes for a selective race. If you want to win the stage you attack on the...
05-05-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 865
Posted By slcbob

That's the fallacy. Cobbles don't favor a good...

That's the fallacy. Cobbles don't favor a good rider who was lucky. They reward a great rider who delivers and punish those who take it easy. Sure, there's some chance on the margins, but it's...
05-05-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 865
Posted By AlgarveCycling

Cobbled pave in Europe's cycling mecca's are...

Cobbled pave in Europe's cycling mecca's are entwined in the history and romance of road racing there. It is part of cycling culture for anyone who has ridden in France, Belgium etc. I'll be tackling...
05-05-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 865
Posted By alcjphil

The year that Froome crashed on the cobbled stage...

The year that Froome crashed on the cobbled stage his crashes happened before they reached the cobbled sections. Interestingly Nibali schooled all the other GC riders as well as almost all the...
05-01-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 865
Posted By banana jam

The TDF is arguably the most prestigious event in...

The TDF is arguably the most prestigious event in cycling. The winner should be able to prove him/her self on all types of road surfaces. These are highly paid professionals. Establishing routes...
04-27-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 865
Posted By banana jam

Bring them on! Remember the Tour is meant to be...

Bring them on! Remember the Tour is meant to be won by the best "all around" rider, not the best climber, time trialist, or one day specialist. There is a technique for riding the cobbles as well...
04-07-22, 02:06 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 20,971
Posted By ZHVelo

I didn't dismiss the prevalence of cheap carbs...

I didn't dismiss the prevalence of cheap carbs and sugars - I pointed out that you are the one dismissing the prevalence of fats. Fast food that I mentioned contains both carbs and fats. In copious...
04-06-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,344
Posted By MinnMan

How the pros fuel for a long race

Mathieu van der Poel's fueling plan for the Tour of Flanders last weekend.
(Oh, btw, spoiler alert: he won)...
04-06-22, 03:27 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 20,971
Posted By ZHVelo

This is entirely biased falsehoods, stemming from...

This is entirely biased falsehoods, stemming from your need to find a conspiracy theory. Americans are fat because they drive everywhere, don't exercise and binge on junk food. Food that doesn't just...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,562
Posted By caloso

Nothing semi about it. Go ride your bike...

Nothing semi about it. Go ride your bike somewhere else.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,562
Posted By Bald Paul

Get a route map. Get together with your...

Get a route map.
Get together with your buddies.
Ride the route - the following weekend.

The whole idea of charity rides is to benefit the charity - not you.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,562
Posted By KJ43

There's nothing obnoxious about a $150 feel for a...

There's nothing obnoxious about a $150 feel for a charity ride. If you don't pay you should stay away to respect the riders that did. You should not try to be "in the thick of things".

Of course...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,562
Posted By big john

If you're not paying I think you should stay away...

If you're not paying I think you should stay away from riders who are.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,562
Posted By 10 Wheels

Stay Home.

Stay Home.
02-21-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,285
Posted By PeteHski

It's worth noting that this is the exact opposite...

It's worth noting that this is the exact opposite of the fastest strategy to climb a hill. The fastest way is to go harder on the steeper sections and easier on the flatter sections. I'm talking...
02-06-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,088
Posted By Daniel4

I am 60. Since the pandemic I have been doing...

I am 60. Since the pandemic I have been doing dumbbell exercises at home. When I returned to the gym, the only barbell exercise I got on was the back squat and the Romanian Deadlift. You can do them...
02-03-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,088
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - we had the "universal" machines in our...

fwiw - we had the "universal" machines in our middle school, in the early '70s ...
02-02-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,088
Posted By nomadmax

I take it back, there is someone here who knows...

I take it back, there is someone here who knows what they're talking about. OP, I'd heed their advice.
02-02-22, 05:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,088
Posted By nomadmax

8-12 reps for 3 sets will balance dynamic...

8-12 reps for 3 sets will balance dynamic strength (endurance) AND absolute strength (what one can do once). Nothing wrong with being lopsided to the endurance end of the spectrum, especially when...
02-01-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,088
Posted By RH Clark

I would advise guarding against injury over...

I would advise guarding against injury over trying to increase weight. You seem to be doing very well. An injury could be devastating.
01-18-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,348
Posted By adamrice

I agree with a lot of other people in this thread...

I agree with a lot of other people in this thread that attempting to lose muscle mass is not a good idea. However—especially since you like distance riding—here's something that did cause me to lose...
01-16-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,707
Posted By DorkDisk

I'm pretty sure nobody likes us cyclists.

I'm pretty sure nobody likes us cyclists.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-22, 01:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,715
Posted By urbanknight

As far as I'm concerned, the main difference is...

As far as I'm concerned, the main difference is carbon over aluminum. If that's worth $600 to you, the choice is obvious. Personally, I'm quite happy with my Defy and actually like the seatpost as it...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,356
Posted By bahula03

And everyone else is laughing at you for divining...

And everyone else is laughing at you for divining the One Truth™ on something that's entirely subjective and personal preference. Preaching the gospel has always been tough sledding, though.


...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,542
Posted By Koyote

I’ve only had one cup of coffee so far this...

I’ve only had one cup of coffee so far this morning…But wtf?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,542
Posted By WhyFi

You're privy to the best training advice? Do tell.

You're privy to the best training advice? Do tell.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,542
Posted By Mojo31

Do what you gotta do to make your ride work. Who...

Do what you gotta do to make your ride work. Who cares what others say.
01-05-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,591
Posted By Rdmonster69

My Trek is too cool for school as long as I am on...

My Trek is too cool for school as long as I am on it !!
12-30-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 199,919
Posted By burnthesheep

Topic update: bought and installed the Carbon...

Topic update: bought and installed the Carbon WaspsI took my time to get it how I wanted. I made myself some width narrowing plates as you can see to get it “just so”, for now. Otherwise install...
12-28-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 20,971
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Well, no. "Ketosis" means that your brain is...

Well, no. "Ketosis" means that your brain is running on ketones. Your whole body runs on ketones and it has to because there are zero available carbs and there haven't been any for some time. This is...
12-27-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,044
Posted By burnthesheep

I'm not great at it, but have raced road, TT, and...

I'm not great at it, but have raced road, TT, and cross for a few years now. In a group ride or a race I don't really look at the power, maybe once in a blue moon in a TT to check on pacing. I can...
12-07-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 20,971
Posted By Branko D

The problem is that the carb metabolism gets...

The problem is that the carb metabolism gets regulated down when you do keto fat adaptation stuff.

So there's no net gain to be had from an bicycle racing point of view - if anything possibly a...
10-08-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,382
Posted By livedarklions

You can bold false and tell me the video shows...

You can bold false and tell me the video shows that all you want, but that evidence just isn't on the video..
The car is still going forward as the cyclist reaches the rear of the vehicle.
...
09-19-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,996
Posted By surak

I assume from your question that you are...

I assume from your question that you are recording your rides using Strava. Strava is probably the crappiest recording app for cycling, especially after they removed all sensor pairing. There are...
08-13-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,344
Posted By slcbob

^ that is a well-coined unit of measure. ...

^ that is a well-coined unit of measure.

There is some ill fate inherent in the sport so there is no such thing as a zero chance of misfortune, but I'd put someone like Lance...
08-13-21, 03:13 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,139
Posted By slcbob

Woah, we're more than half way there. Hold on,...

Woah, we're more than half way there.
Hold on, ready or not.
We live for la Vuelta when our Tour teams did squat.
08-12-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,957
Posted By rwmct

I disagree with you somewhat there on the gradual...

I disagree with you somewhat there on the gradual introduction of low rep work. There is no reason for beginners not doing lower rep-higher weight work. One of the most popular beginner weight...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,081
Posted By burnthesheep

Defining structure only in the instance of...

Defining structure only in the instance of individual workouts and not long term progression is probably the most important difference between "spin class" or "Pelotons" and people who have...
08-10-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 11,941
Posted By PeteHski

Just comparing some power meter data from 2...

Just comparing some power meter data from 2 identical loop rides on consecutive days, but at different average speeds:-

Ride 1: Distance 26 km, Av Speed 23.4 kph, Wind speed 26.1 kph SW, Total...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,081
Posted By rsbob

Outdoor riding has a purpose and training...

Outdoor riding has a purpose and training indoors, especially during bad weather, has a purpose as well. They are not mutually exclusive. If one combines them, the result is better fitness all...
08-09-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,384
Posted By terrymorse

^^^ This is nonsense. ...

^^^ This is nonsense.


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08-09-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 11,941
Posted By livedarklions

No, you're just playing with the word "fast" by...

No, you're just playing with the word "fast" by choosing an example where other factors don't allow anyone to ride anything we'd consider fast.
08-08-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 11,941
Posted By WhyFi

How am I qualifying anything differently than you...

How am I qualifying anything differently than you did?
08-08-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 11,941
Posted By WhyFi

It's wrong in addition to being a gross...

It's wrong in addition to being a gross simplification. As your speed ramps up linearly, resistance ramps up exponentially - the increased time in the saddle, over the same distance, doesn't make up...
08-07-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,681
Posted By Prodigy4299

I think many people would agree with you if he...

I think many people would agree with you if he hadn't also been a world class bully. Armstrong not only doped, but he also used his cancer cloak and clout to destroy the lives of anyone who dared to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,692
Posted By terrymorse

Question asked. In case you're looking for an...

Question asked. In case you're looking for an answer, here are my personal reasons:

Because this virus is highly contagious and causes serious illness.

Being vaccinated, I almost certainly...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,692
Posted By Kapusta

Let's clear something up: the CDC states (and...

Let's clear something up: the CDC states (and pretty much all experts agree) that the vaccine DOES reduce the chances of being infected by the delta variant. Nationwide data continues to back this...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,692
Posted By terrymorse

COVID-19 definitely is not a flu (influenza)...

COVID-19 definitely is not a flu (influenza) strain. It is a coronavirus.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,692
Posted By Reflector Guy

Do what I do: Ask them. If they are, they'll...

Do what I do: Ask them.

If they are, they'll tell you. If they respond with a hostile "It's no one else's business if I am or not", that means they're not.
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