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10-20-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 725
Posted By himespau

This is a guy who, when his son got flu-like...

This is a guy who, when his son got flu-like symptoms said that he hoped that his son had Covid rather than the flu because the symptoms were less likely to be severe and he'd recover from it faster....
10-19-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 725
Posted By USAZorro

Rather un-thought-through statement, imo. ...

Rather un-thought-through statement, imo. First-off he's a lot closer to 30 than 20. Second, whatever the measured transmission rate it, the virus has the capacity to adversely affect pulminary and...
10-14-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By one4smoke

It all comes down to... if you like someone or...

It all comes down to... if you like someone or not. If so, they are "speaking their mind." If not, they are a "crybaby." :thumb:
10-11-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 725
Posted By MinnMan

Once a week on the rest days unless requested ...

Once a week on the rest days unless requested
https://www.cyclingnews.com/news/vegni-rest-day-covid-19-controls-will-be-an-important-test-for-giro-ditalia-bubble/
10-01-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By mercator

Maybe he can ride for the proud boys. Trek...

Maybe he can ride for the proud boys. Trek probably prefers their riders to keep their politics to themselves.
10-01-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,219
Posted By rubiksoval

Strava doesn't account for drafting in a group. ...

Strava doesn't account for drafting in a group.

Or wind. Or position. Or road surface. Or rolling resistance. Etc.

Best to just ignore it.
09-24-20, 04:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 825
Posted By Caretaker

Take a sport that's huge in my country Ireland,...

Take a sport that's huge in my country Ireland, Rugby (Union), it's riddled with PEDs but no one gives a ****.
Cycling is doping click bait.
09-22-20, 10:04 AM
09-22-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,477
Posted By ZHVelo

Irrelevant. You do realize one can, and...

Irrelevant.

You do realize one can, and plenty of people already have, estimated his watts/kg. Nothing else a bike computer provides would be relevant.

Also irrelevant, bikes will always be...
09-21-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,143
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

Pogacar turns 22 today. Could be good for a while

Pogacar turns 22 today. Could be good for a while
09-19-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By Trakhak

Highly unusually, that individual time trial took...

Highly unusually, that individual time trial took place on the last day of the race and finished in Paris.

About the OP's "tt bikes make no sense," wind tunnel tests combined with power data have...
09-19-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 8,056
Posted By USAZorro

Then let's go back 9 years and disqualify Wiggins...

Then let's go back 9 years and disqualify Wiggins and give Froome that 5th victory that has now has no shot at ever claiming. :innocent:

Sorry you didn't get to watch the most entertaining TdF in...
09-19-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By GlennR

Yes... the wind tunnel data the teams use.

Yes... the wind tunnel data the teams use.
09-06-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,531
Posted By tomato coupe

6 stages were won on rim brakes, not 8. ...

6 stages were won on rim brakes, not 8.



The teams in the Tour de France are not evenly matched. B&B Hotels - Vital Concepts clearly does not have the same chance of winning a stage as Jumbo...
09-06-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,531
Posted By MinnMan

Oh really? And when you build them with disc...

Oh really? And when you build them with disc brakes, you "bulk up" the rims and spokes? So for example, when I buy two sets of wheels, one rim brake, one disc brake, and they have identical rims...
09-06-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,531
Posted By MinnMan

(muffled laughter) Maybe you should talk to...

(muffled laughter)

Maybe you should talk to someone who builds wheels or something.
09-06-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,531
Posted By MinnMan

In this argument about rim vs disc brakes...

In this argument about rim vs disc brakes pertaining to race performance, and therefore speed, there is repeated reference to the weight difference. Of course, with the UCI weight minimum of 6.8 kg...
09-06-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,531
Posted By MinnMan

Correct. And with such a small sample, not...

Correct. And with such a small sample, not adjusting for whether teams with and without disc brakes are equally distributed in number and strength, it's also not so great for persuasion.
09-06-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,531
Posted By MinnMan

The "rotating weight penalty" is fictional and...

The "rotating weight penalty" is fictional and was debunked with great effectiveness by tomato coupe in the Team Ineos-Rim Brake thread. I recommend it to anybody still retaining that non-physical...
09-02-20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,531
Posted By Maelochs

So ... riders crashed with both rim and disc...

So ... riders crashed with both rim and disc brakes ... this proves discs are bad. BF Logic.

Discs are supposed to be easier to modulate. Therefore, if a rider crashes with discs .... what...
09-01-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 696
Posted By velopig

Your objective was to exploit a perceived...

Your objective was to exploit a perceived loophole to watch the Tour and when it did not work out even though the info was clearly available now your goal is to publicly shame the company with...
08-19-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,004
Posted By mstateglfr

Ok, so let's say Dorel contracts with...

Ok, so let's say Dorel contracts with AsiaBikeCompany(ABC for short) to build the mid and upper level road bike options for Cannondale and GT since both are Dorel brands.

Your assertion is that...
08-18-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,004
Posted By OldTryGuy

Giant also has the ability to weave the cf thread...

Giant also has the ability to weave the cf thread into sheets of whatever design/strength they need for the frame's purpose.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSUKM3bvcyk
08-18-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,589
Posted By DrIsotope

All of my lenses are prescription, so they are...

All of my lenses are prescription, so they are not optional. The fact that they stop bees from striking me in the cornea at 25mph is just a nice bonus.
08-16-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,219
Posted By rubiksoval

The Strava-verse would be significantly better if...

The Strava-verse would be significantly better if they just got rid of estimated power. It does absolutely nothing but cause confusion and problems. Zero useful info from it.
08-16-20, 04:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,136
Posted By ZHVelo

Sorry but that is absolute nonsense. There...

Sorry but that is absolute nonsense.

There is zero, zero reason to pretend to get dropped as early as they do. TJV are doing their thing and it doesn't matter if they get played by Ineos right...
08-12-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,219
Posted By Hermes

Let me offer another aspect of cycling to obsess...

Let me offer another aspect of cycling to obsess about...making every pedal stroke count.

When I go to the gym (when they are open), I make every rep count. What happens then is I rest. I may chat...
08-12-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,219
Posted By showlow

4iiii single sided power meter on the way. I...

4iiii single sided power meter on the way. I can't turn back from this data obsession. Too deep into it. Excited to have my real effort illuminated.
08-09-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,220
Posted By one4smoke

Another GC win on his resumé with the Tour of...

Another GC win on his resumé with the Tour of Poland. Just absolutely obliterating the field with a well planned attack on stage 4 to take a commanding lead.

I think everyone put their money on...
08-09-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 931
Posted By ZHVelo

Calling it - Roglic will win it. He was...

Calling it - Roglic will win it.

He was playing with Bernal and he has such a strong team. He has 3 super domestiques. He is a far superior TT guy that Bernal and he he has higher kick at the end...
08-02-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 308,046
Posted By dkatz1

None of those seem like very good reasons to me. ...

None of those seem like very good reasons to me.
1. I of course don't know, but many of the people I see aren't anywhere near someplace they're likely to be going to work. And if you've been...
07-31-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,220
Posted By ZHVelo

It's official, he can also climb. Pretty solid...

It's official, he can also climb. Pretty solid performance, left the likes of Carapaz, Yates, Landa in the dust (Vuelta a Burgos 2020 Stage 3).
06-28-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,289
Posted By wolfchild

Taking high doses of caffeine such as caffeine...

Taking high doses of caffeine such as caffeine pills and using energy drinks is harmful...Drinking few cups of coffee is beneficial....The problem is that humans have a flawed logic, they think that...
06-01-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,034
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Renegade rows, squats, and deadlifts including...

Renegade rows, squats, and deadlifts including single leg DLs.
05-27-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,590
Posted By rubiksoval

You're 72 years old. Shouldn't you know better...

You're 72 years old. Shouldn't you know better than to take a general post and try to apply it to your specific situation?

You're derailing the topic. This is irrelevant.
05-27-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,590
Posted By rubiksoval

Nothing you said has anything to do with what I...

Nothing you said has anything to do with what I said; that being that neither runner is going to reach their full potential without years and years of structured training and development.

I didn't...
05-27-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,590
Posted By rubiksoval

6-8 years of consistent, highish-volume,...

6-8 years of consistent, highish-volume, structured training to reach full aerobic potential according to a rather famous Italian running coach.

Sounds about right in my experience.

How good...
05-11-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,217
Posted By burnthesheep

I have done 24min on like 230w once. Super ideal...

I have done 24min on like 230w once. Super ideal day.

Pretty sure my CdA is 0.200 or better the power some of my rides are versus speed.
05-10-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 339,502
Posted By clasher

I've lost about 50lbs this year. 1200/calories a...

I've lost about 50lbs this year. 1200/calories a day for a dude 5'10". About 15 years ago I was around~300lbs and managed to get down to 220 and stay between 200-220 for the last 10 years or so. Last...
05-07-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,217
Posted By burnthesheep

Running ahhhh. Different mentality. Think...

Running ahhhh. Different mentality.

Think about it almost starting from zero on the bike. You don't want to hurt yourself.

Start at maybe 15min per run every other day. Over a couple weeks...
04-28-20, 01:01 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 29,185
Posted By Trevtassie

Yep, you put a clown in charge, you get a circus....

Yep, you put a clown in charge, you get a circus. A very, very deadly circus as it turns out. Economically and socially.
04-28-20, 12:32 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 29,185
Posted By 3alarmer

... I don't see how you can expect a different...

... I don't see how you can expect a different reaction from "the media"...inclusive of "the quality news services". The function of the Presidency is in large part to serve as the guy who stands up...
04-27-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 29,185
Posted By Unca_Sam

So long as we all agree that it's not a hoax...

So long as we all agree that it's not a hoax...
04-26-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 29,185
Posted By Trevtassie

Ummm, you may just want to check back in on the...

Ummm, you may just want to check back in on the situation in Japan before you use it as an example of why you shouldn't close things down (hint: it's not going to well ATM, State of Emergency...
04-26-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 29,185
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Democrats are going to steal the election by...

Democrats are going to steal the election by getting more votes! :mad:
04-26-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 29,185
Posted By gsteinb

I don't know what that even means, since there's...

I don't know what that even means, since there's not much to 'believe' but you keep on going. You're doing a great job!
...
04-26-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 29,185
Posted By gsteinb

No, actually you don't. But enjoy the veil of...

No, actually you don't. But enjoy the veil of delusion.
04-26-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 29,185
Posted By gsteinb

Who gets to decide? Certainly not you. And...

Who gets to decide? Certainly not you.

And since you don't seem to get that the Supreme Court decides what free speech is why not go back to the kiddie table?
04-26-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,480
Posted By wolfchild

I was being sarcastic about UV rays and tanning...

I was being sarcastic about UV rays and tanning beds and I hope nobody takes this seriously as I don't want to be held responsible for another persons demise...I don't think that there is any medical...
04-26-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,480
Posted By livedarklions

If you feel you have to claim a high IQ to...

If you feel you have to claim a high IQ to convince someone, you aren't going to be very convincing.

​​​​​OP is clearly impervious to the point that his/her links don't support the wild inferences...
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