Bike Forums - Search Results

Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: wolfchild
Showing results 1 to 50 of 252
Search took 0.05 seconds.
08-09-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 4,772
Posted By wolfchild

The reception to this thread has been very strong.

The reception to this thread has been very strong.
08-09-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 291
Posted By wolfchild

Everybody is different, some people like to do...

Everybody is different, some people like to do nothing and others prefer active rest or active recovery.....I prefer doing some light and easy physical activity on my rest days... I never liked the...
08-09-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 4,772
Posted By wolfchild

Virtual reality is the best solution. No need to...

Virtual reality is the best solution. No need to leave your house.
08-09-20, 04:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 291
Posted By wolfchild

You're doing too much interval training too...

You're doing too much interval training too frequently....Try doing some longer duration lower intensity rides..
08-08-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 4,772
Posted By wolfchild

Where is OP ??...We're on the 9th page and OP has...

Where is OP ??...We're on the 9th page and OP has been MIA since page 1.
Forum: Commuting
08-08-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 358
Posted By wolfchild

Don't worry about rust on the chain ...A chain is...

Don't worry about rust on the chain ...A chain is the most disposable item on a bike and should be replaced after each winter season, it's pointless to buy super expensive chains or try to prevent...
08-07-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 4,772
Posted By wolfchild

It doesn't matter how easy and convenient a...

It doesn't matter how easy and convenient a modern smartphone is.....As far as I can remember I have always enjoyed reading and looking at maps. Reading a map is like reading a good interesting book....
08-07-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 4,772
Posted By wolfchild

I did a 2 hour ride very early this morning, I...

I did a 2 hour ride very early this morning, I wasn't connected to any satellite or GPS and my cellphone was turned off in my pocket. The only thing I was connected to was my bike and the environment...
08-07-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 4,772
Posted By wolfchild

A good map which shows backroads, trails and...

A good map which shows backroads, trails and unmaintained roads or a Topo map is all that a person needs to navigate their way through unknown terrain. Google maps is good too... I have never used...
08-03-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 4,772
Posted By wolfchild

Seriously, if somebody is so paranoid that they...

Seriously, if somebody is so paranoid that they won't go out for a bike ride unless they're " connected "...I think it's time for them to find another hobby, find something that doesn't require...
08-02-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 4,772
Posted By wolfchild

The only good reason to carry a phone while...

The only good reason to carry a phone while cycling is for emergencies, I really don't see any other good reasons why a cyclists would carry a phone. If they carry a phone for entertainment then it...
07-31-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 492
Posted By wolfchild

I don't like suspension on a bicycle... All of my...

I don't like suspension on a bicycle... All of my bikes including my mountain bikes have a rigid forks. I use my body as a suspension. Bigger tires run at lower pressures also provide more than...
07-30-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 730
Posted By wolfchild

The most important thing is that you're riding...

The most important thing is that you're riding outside and using your limited time constructively...Sometimes life has a way of getting in the way, but at least you're doing something to improve your...
07-30-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 891
Posted By wolfchild

It's only a simple bicycle tire and I try to keep...

It's only a simple bicycle tire and I try to keep science, math, astrophysics, chemistry and all other complexity out of it. I inflate my tires according to the conditions that I ride in... When I...
07-30-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 730
Posted By wolfchild

The theory sounds good but the reality is...

The theory sounds good but the reality is different. Increasing bike weight and aerodynamic drag isn't going to make you faster....It's just like people who think that boxing while holding dumbbells...
07-30-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 730
Posted By wolfchild

Shorter distance hard rides are not any better...

Shorter distance hard rides are not any better than long distance lower intensity rides. They're just different. There is a big difference between a 35 minute ride and a 6 ++ hour ride. Different...
07-29-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,948
Posted By wolfchild

The most important thing for me when choosing...

The most important thing for me when choosing wheels is durability. I don't care about weight or bling. I use wheelsets that can handle some serous abuse. Here is a list of wheels that I have been...
07-28-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,148
Posted By wolfchild

I leave the dust on. It's not hurting anything,...

I leave the dust on. It's not hurting anything, it's not making a mess and it adds a bit of character to my bikes.
07-28-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,787
Posted By wolfchild

I think cyclists make cycling nutrition way too...

I think cyclists make cycling nutrition way too complicated.....and yes living on energy gels and sports drinks is a serious eating disorder.
Forum: Commuting
07-28-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,672
Posted By wolfchild

Physical labour....I work as a powder coater and...

Physical labour....I work as a powder coater and spray painter for the past 22 years. One of the reasons why I love bike commuting is because it gives me a chance to get fresh air before and after...
07-23-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,969
Posted By wolfchild

I never smoked anything or did any drugs...but...

I never smoked anything or did any drugs...but having a beer at the end of a hard day or after a bike ride is a beautiful thing.
07-23-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,034
Posted By wolfchild

This question has already been answered by...

This question has already been answered by several experienced riders in your previous thread about what to do when you get a flat during your ride. Did you even read their replys ??
07-20-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 710
Posted By wolfchild

I think what you need is a 25-35 degree stem...

I think what you need is a 25-35 degree stem about 70mm long or maybe a riser bars with a little bit more raise to it.
07-18-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,405
Posted By wolfchild

Change the tube, pump it up and continue riding.

Change the tube, pump it up and continue riding.
07-18-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By wolfchild

My motivation to ride and exercise comes from...

My motivation to ride and exercise comes from within. I don't care about pandemics, event cancelations, group rides or any of that stuff. As long as I am healthy and uninjured I continue to ride and...
07-16-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,213
Posted By wolfchild

A mountain bike with heavy duty 36 spoke wheels.

A mountain bike with heavy duty 36 spoke wheels.
07-15-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,799
Posted By wolfchild

The rider is what makes the bike a climbing bike,...

The rider is what makes the bike a climbing bike, it's all about the rider.
07-14-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,489
Posted By wolfchild

Don't worry about speed...Focus instead on eating...

Don't worry about speed...Focus instead on eating well and loosing weight.
07-10-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,534
Posted By wolfchild

Disc brakes prevent your rims from getting worn...

Disc brakes prevent your rims from getting worn out, especially when riding in dirty, gritty, wet environment such as gravel, dirt and snow. They also provide better braking when riding in winter...
07-10-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,752
Posted By wolfchild

If you were to collide with a truck parked in...

If you were to collide with a truck parked in front of you, that would be 100% your fault for not paying attention and for not thinking ahead and for not planning an evasive move....If you got hit...
07-10-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,778
Posted By wolfchild

Cargo shorts or slim fitting cargo pants are the...

Cargo shorts or slim fitting cargo pants are the best, especially camo ones or black ones. Very practical because of all the pockets for carrying stuff...I've done rides between 80-100 miles with...
07-07-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By wolfchild

Blenders are for smoothies...For making energy...

Blenders are for smoothies...For making energy bars you need a food processor.
07-07-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,778
Posted By wolfchild

Cyclist = "a person who rides a bicycle" ...

Cyclist = "a person who rides a bicycle"
Cycling = "an act of riding a bicycle"

That's all there is to it.
07-05-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,778
Posted By wolfchild

I have 3 different bikes. I commute voluntarily...

I have 3 different bikes. I commute voluntarily few times per week because I enjoy it, I also ride recreationally, mountain biking, gravel, road....Here is a list of things I don't do: I don't use...
07-05-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,889
Posted By wolfchild

It's not about which pedal is better, it has...

It's not about which pedal is better, it has nothing to do with watts or efficiency or any of that...It's all about personal preference. Even if somebody provided scientific proof that clipless are...
07-03-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,589
Posted By wolfchild

There is no such thing as nutrition...

There is no such thing as nutrition science...Nutrition science is not real science, it is just a bunch of theories, opinions, anecdotes and wild guesses, all of it to be taken with a grain of...
06-30-20, 03:53 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,889
Posted By wolfchild

I have always preferred platform pedals because...

I have always preferred platform pedals because it allows me to wear any type of shoes or boots I want. Platform pedals with lots of pins are very secure and have a good grip. I have ridden centuries...
06-28-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,025
Posted By wolfchild

Nothing wrong with stopping to take a...

Nothing wrong with stopping to take a drink...That's what I do.
06-28-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,776
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...
06-25-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,192
Posted By wolfchild

Avoid snacking between meals. You need some...

Avoid snacking between meals. You need some self-discipline and you need to train your mind and body to resist the urge to snack between meals..There is nothing wrong with feeling a little hungry...
06-22-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,965
Posted By wolfchild

If I had a $ 5000 budget to spend on a bike I...

If I had a $ 5000 budget to spend on a bike I would buy two different $ 2500 bikes instead of blowing $ 5000 on one bike....
06-14-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 953
Posted By wolfchild

I like pointy sharp edged things and I really...

I like pointy sharp edged things and I really enjoy watching sword fighting. Also fascinated with ancient human history, especially military history and warfare.
06-14-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 63,557
Posted By wolfchild

I put drop bars on two of my MTBs last year and I...

I put drop bars on two of my MTBs last year and I find them very useful on windy days and I also like them when riding over rough terrain. I actually use the drops a lot and find them comfortable. My...
06-13-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,666
Posted By wolfchild

Subscribed...:popcorn

Subscribed...:popcorn
06-10-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,543
Posted By wolfchild

Not being able to get enough protein from food is...

Not being able to get enough protein from food is one of the biggest lies ever invented by supplement manufacturers, it's a marketing strategy used by supplement manufacturers to sell more protein...
06-09-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,543
Posted By wolfchild

Majority of nutritional supplements including...

Majority of nutritional supplements including protein powders and most sports supplements are a waste of money. They are a scam and they don't work....Eating real food is all you need to stay...
06-07-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,008
Posted By wolfchild

Using a bell has never failed me yet, and I had...

Using a bell has never failed me yet, and I had people say " thank you"...If I am riding along a MUP and somebody can't hear my bell I make sure to give them a lot of distance when passing I get off...
06-05-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,008
Posted By wolfchild

Cyclists who buzz other people at high speed, are...

Cyclists who buzz other people at high speed, are just parasites and pests on two wheels.
06-05-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,008
Posted By wolfchild

A bell is the best way for a cyclist to announce...

A bell is the best way for a cyclist to announce their approach, it is a something which most people are familiar with and understand....Personally I can't stand cyclists who yell "on your left" or...
05-30-20, 04:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,263
Posted By wolfchild

Keep your ego in check and keep your emotions...

Keep your ego in check and keep your emotions under control...There is nothing wrong with having an aggressive and dangerous side...but don't use it until your life is really in danger. There is no...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 252
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.