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Thanks for the reply guys. I thought the...

Thanks for the reply guys.
I thought the faster my heartbeat then the more stress it would encounter. And perhaps I should ease off on such long spins.
I have had the tests that you recommended...
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Posted By jimmymcg

Heart health on long rides

I have just completed an 600 km this weekend, the coast to coast 600 in Ireland. An amazing route however there was a fatality near the end of the event when one of the guys had a massive heart...
09-19-18, 04:57 PM
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Posted By jimmymcg

I normally just wave or nod of the head to other...

I normally just wave or nod of the head to other cyclist, in a sort of, your on my club, sort of way. Not a big wave, maybe just two fingers off the bars. Maybe even a "Good morning" if we are on a...
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Posted By jimmymcg

Thanks all. Some interesting points. I'm happy...

Thanks all. Some interesting points. I'm happy with my bike but I was just looking for a bit more comfortable. It looks like wider tyres will do that.
However, I think I will get a steel bike next...
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Posted By jimmymcg

Thanks guys. I used to run 23mm, thinking...

Thanks guys.

I used to run 23mm, thinking that wider equals slower, but I recently moved to 25mm at 90psi. I noticed the extra comfort instantly.

The next step is to go for 28mm which is...
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Posted By jimmymcg

Is steel as comfortable as titanium on long rides?

I own a giant defy advanced. It's carbon and I thought it was a fairly comfortable bike. That was until I started doing audax rides. It's still good for the 200km spins but anything over that i feel...
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Posted By jimmymcg

I use a knog. Not bullet proof but it will stop...

I use a knog. Not bullet proof but it will stop someone walking away with your bike. Fit it in your back pocket and forget about it until you need it.
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