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Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,629
Posted By MinnMan

Yes. I used to run GP4S as a compromise tire. I...

Yes. I used to run GP4S as a compromise tire. I also liked them for somewhat wet conditions- they are pretty grippy. They are not a performance tire, but they don't have the "hose filled with...
08-02-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 355
Posted By MinnMan

IMHO, if you don't have a problem with your...

IMHO, if you don't have a problem with your weight, then by all means, treat yourself now and again.

Of course, it depends on frequency. Most any of these things are OK if they are rare. On my one...
07-31-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,310
Posted By MinnMan

Nobody is ostracizing you, Iride01 . They are...

Nobody is ostracizing you, Iride01 . They are simply disagreeing with you, just as you are disagreeing with them.
You posts clearly reflect that you haven't paid much attention to the women's tour...
07-30-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,310
Posted By MinnMan

As several were saying.... ...

As several were saying....

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this wouldn't happen...
07-27-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,304
Posted By MinnMan

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Vingegaard welcomed in Copenhagen. A nice illustration of the difference...
07-26-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,310
Posted By MinnMan

Oh also, Zwift's participation in this is a big...

Oh also, Zwift's participation in this is a big positive.
07-23-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,304
Posted By MinnMan

I agree. But credit also to Pogacar - he attacked...

I agree. But credit also to Pogacar - he attacked even when wearing yellow, which would never have happened in the Sky train days.
07-21-22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,304
Posted By MinnMan

Well, maybe they should, but Jakobsen did win one...

Well, maybe they should, but Jakobsen did win one of the true sprint finishes. Maybe blame the organizers too. The route wasn't set up for a lot of sprint finishes. (It was set up to make things...
07-21-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,304
Posted By MinnMan

Van Aert has been amazing. Getting in the break...

Van Aert has been amazing. Getting in the break nearly every day and driving the pace.
07-21-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,304
Posted By MinnMan

And sportsmanship

And sportsmanship
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,339
Posted By MinnMan

Another vote for Cygolite. I like the...

Another vote for Cygolite.

I like the hotrods - they strap on to my seat stays. Bright lights and the charge lasts a long time. I use them for daylight blinkies and for night time. If riding at...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By MinnMan

Not so fast. If your deep section rims are...

Not so fast. If your deep section rims are heavier than the ones you replaced, then you'll probably get more of a gyroscopic effect. But as some of that mass is at a smaller radial distance from...
07-17-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 536
Posted By MinnMan

Some pretty good advice here already. I have...

Some pretty good advice here already. I have many times when I have had trouble getting out the door to ride my bike, but extremely few when I regretted the ride after the fact.

If you are...
07-17-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,165
Posted By MinnMan

Yet another example of the most common logic fail...

Yet another example of the most common logic fail on bf. "What works for me must work for everybody else also."
07-17-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,023
Posted By MinnMan

Wrong. Another case of an individual...

Wrong.

Another case of an individual speaking for themselves and imagining it applies to everybody.
07-14-22, 11:29 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,304
Posted By MinnMan

I don't get the feeling that Pidcock wants to be...

I don't get the feeling that Pidcock wants to be a GC contender, though I could be wrong.

What a great descender he is, though. That was mad skillz
07-14-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By MinnMan

If the roads are truly ice/snow free, you can do...

If the roads are truly ice/snow free, you can do pretty much whatever you want.

If there are occasional ice patches and you don't want to be riding studs for the other 98% of the ride, then the...
07-14-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,304
Posted By MinnMan

Give Pogacar credit for trying to attack,anyway. ...

Give Pogacar credit for trying to attack,anyway.

And Froome was actually kind of a nice surprise.
07-06-22, 11:12 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,304
Posted By MinnMan

Hard to say. If he had waited until 500 m,...

Hard to say. If he had waited until 500 m, somebody else might have attacked first or the others might have followed his attack. At 1.2 km, the other 3 didn't react probably b/c they didn't think...
07-05-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,304
Posted By MinnMan

AFAIK, Sagan has never used a lead-out. It's not...

AFAIK, Sagan has never used a lead-out. It's not his style. He crowd-surfs other team's leadouts.
07-04-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,304
Posted By MinnMan

Sagan hasn't made it to the podium as yet, but he...

Sagan hasn't made it to the podium as yet, but he is much more of a factor than I expected.
06-29-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,948
Posted By MinnMan

Seven yanks in the TdF this year ...

Seven yanks in the TdF this year

https://www.cyclingweekly.com/racing/young-and-talented-meet-the-seven-americans-racing-le-tour

A few others (e.g., Magnus Sheffield) waiting in the wings.
...
06-26-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,690
Posted By MinnMan

Doing the same number of miles each day, whether...

Doing the same number of miles each day, whether it be 15 or 50, is a terrible training strategy.
06-26-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,972
Posted By MinnMan

to each their own, but,,,,,YUCK

to each their own, but,,,,,YUCK
06-15-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By MinnMan

I'll bet race organizers of lesser-known races...

I'll bet race organizers of lesser-known races like the rule, as it will bring stronger riders to their events
06-14-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By MinnMan

UCI team relegation - a new dimension

I know that it's controversial in certain circles and that Unzue hates it (so what?), but I've been enjoying this new dimension. It adds one more of road cycling's many races within a race. Also,...
06-14-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 959
Posted By MinnMan

I didn't see that coming. Chapeau.

I didn't see that coming. Chapeau.
06-13-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 981
Posted By MinnMan

I have a friend who swears by these ...

I have a friend who swears by these

https://www.cat-ears.com/

Never tried them, myself.
06-09-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,407
Posted By MinnMan

During this period, the dollar has strengthened...

During this period, the dollar has strengthened against other currencies, not weakened. But don't let facts get in the way of your ideology.
...
06-06-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,670
Posted By MinnMan

Do that brisk 25 mile ride more often, it won't...

Do that brisk 25 mile ride more often, it won't wear you out as much.
06-02-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,972
Posted By MinnMan

The horror.

The horror.
06-02-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By MinnMan

I should add that I don't count fittings at point...

I should add that I don't count fittings at point of sale as the same thing. The fittings that have mattered to me have been with people who did bike fitting only (no sales) on existing bikes.
...
06-02-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,282
Posted By MinnMan

Congrats on an amazing accomplishment. I...

Congrats on an amazing accomplishment.

I have not heard much about berberine. Is anybody else here taking it? Experience? Side effects? Supposedly it can cause gastrointestinal discomfort?
05-29-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,130
Posted By MinnMan

I did indeed. Public high school, but from a very...

I did indeed. Public high school, but from a very high achieving NY suburb. In my year there were 12 who went to Harvard, though in more typical years it was "merely" 5 or 6. And I couldn't count...
05-24-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,130
Posted By MinnMan

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Scratching my head about this one. Is this...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-22, 06:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 535
Posted By MinnMan

In 2020 (just before the pandemic), I rented a...

In 2020 (just before the pandemic), I rented a bike from NANO Bicycles in Mallorca
https://www.nanobicycles.com/

I'm sure there are lots of other options, as Mallorca is a huge cycling holiday...
05-16-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,055
Posted By MinnMan

I was wrong ...

I was wrong

https://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/alpecin-fenix-to-apply-for-worldtour-license-and-become-alpecin-deceuninck
05-16-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,130
Posted By MinnMan

Oh yes, my original step into IF was about acid...

Oh yes, my original step into IF was about acid reflux. That has improved noticeably, also.
05-16-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,130
Posted By MinnMan

Some more notes on my experience with IF. I've...

Some more notes on my experience with IF. I've been doing it for about 6 months now.

I initially was doing something close to 14/10, and then I found it easy to transition to closer to 16/8....
05-13-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 26,356
Views: 2,844,820
Posted By MinnMan

Old guys can still bring it. Solo ride ...

Old guys can still bring it.

Solo ride

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At 61,...
05-12-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 528
Posted By MinnMan

3 new Zwift pacebots in Watopia

https://www.velonews.com/gear/tech-wearables/zwift-adds-three-new-pace-partners-to-watopia/

Looks like they will be C-, D+, and.....F (?) powered.

I am a little surprised that one of them...
05-12-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,337
Posted By MinnMan

1. We totally don't understand your focus on...

1. We totally don't understand your focus on food and nutrition for such short rides.
2. For an hour's ride at very hot conditions, sodium chloride might be the most important electrolyte, but...
05-11-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,084
Posted By MinnMan

More blanket generalizations. Not worth much.

More blanket generalizations. Not worth much.
05-11-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,055
Posted By MinnMan

To drop the sprinters. And it worked., They...

To drop the sprinters. And it worked., They dropped Cav, Ewan, and Demare in the process. Only Demare clawed back on and stuck it to them.
05-10-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,130
Posted By MinnMan

Totally agree. I don't mind going without...

Totally agree. I don't mind going without breakfast at all, but going without my morning coffee would be MUCH harder.
05-10-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,130
Posted By MinnMan

i know that feeling, and though I am not certain,...

i know that feeling, and though I am not certain, I doubt that it is acid reflux, which presents higher up - in the esophagus or throat. That raw stomach feeling of coffee or anything else on an...
05-09-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,055
Posted By MinnMan

Eyes on Almeida

Eyes on Almeida
05-09-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By MinnMan

posted by Blazas Orban "Political Director of PM...

posted by Blazas Orban "Political Director of PM Viktor Orbán; Minister of State at the Prime Minister’s Office; "

It does raise the question as to why the Giro was in Hungary, where many feel...
05-08-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,055
Posted By MinnMan

Stage # 3-skipping the marquee result, I was...

Stage # 3-skipping the marquee result, I was impressed to see Girmay in the top 5. Added to the podium in stage 1. He's making his presence known.

22 years old....
05-08-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,337
Posted By MinnMan

Let's just start with the point that the fan and...

Let's just start with the point that the fan and shirtless don't keep you from sweating, they just aid evaporation of the sweat. And it is the evaporation of the sweat, rather than simply the hot...
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