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Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 679
Posted By ZHVelo

Ok, 3 times for 40 minutes max is nothing...

Ok, 3 times for 40 minutes max is nothing compared to 80 miles. So yes, probably just a poor fit and nothing serious with your knees.
04-23-22, 05:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,682
Posted By ZHVelo

Don't eat oatmeal while exercising. Eat it...

Don't eat oatmeal while exercising. Eat it beforehand and let it digest.

It tends to be slow-releasing energy and has fibre so also digests slower. Not really something you want in your stomach...
04-18-22, 03:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,682
Posted By ZHVelo

All the articles I read on hydration seem to...

All the articles I read on hydration seem to suggest that pretty much no one over-hydrates but under-hydration is incredibly common, so I echo this. Although I find it funny after googling how much...
04-11-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,463
Posted By ZHVelo

And this combined with the lower price is why I...

And this combined with the lower price is why I have moved on to making my own drink mix (malto + fructose). Drink 1 bottle per hour as a target and you hit your fluid and carb target automatically....
04-07-22, 02:06 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 21,169
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, 03:27 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 21,169
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...
12-10-21, 04:38 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 21,169
Posted By ZHVelo

The problem with this for pros is that their 80%...

The problem with this for pros is that their 80% is so high, that the overall energy demands are so high. Even if at 80% Vo2max you miraculously used 50% fat oxidization and 50% CHO, the sheer energy...
12-10-21, 04:33 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 21,169
Posted By ZHVelo

You will not be able to perform at any decent...

You will not be able to perform at any decent intensity for anything but short periods. High intensity (as measured as a % of threshold or of Vo2Max) requires mostly CHO as fuel.

If your goal is...
12-03-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,639
Posted By ZHVelo

Only time I ever drafted was on a climb. I did...

Only time I ever drafted was on a climb. I did not want to immediately overtake and then maybe blow up as he was not going that much slower than me, so I sat in for a few minutes and then went back...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,956
Posted By ZHVelo

That is heavenly!

That is heavenly!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,956
Posted By ZHVelo

Crepes. I would love a crepes on a ride. It's...

Crepes. I would love a crepes on a ride. It's mostly carbs as well (I do mine with low-fat milk, no eggs and water and flour) either with jam and sugar, or even Nutella, maybe that one towards the...
11-18-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,485
Posted By ZHVelo

You should, riding in the mountains is...

You should, riding in the mountains is liberating. Even if it is tough. Once you reach the top, it is amazing.
11-17-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,485
Posted By ZHVelo

It isn't just about getting up though, but about...

It isn't just about getting up though, but about how. You can get up with 34-28, too, but at what cadence? For pros that's fine, they output a lot more power, but for amateurs or hobby riders, do you...
11-16-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,485
Posted By ZHVelo

50-34 and 11-32, ride in the alps. You do...

50-34 and 11-32, ride in the alps.

You do theoretically spin out going downhill on 50-11, however, the speeds at which this happen are quite sufficient for me. I have never actually properly spun...
11-16-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,896
Posted By ZHVelo

I use the same whey powder I used when I was in...

I use the same whey powder I used when I was in the gym. It tastes well, mixes well, has good reviews, ingredients have little trash by the looks of it, and it has a lot of proteins (at the upper...
11-10-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,854
Posted By ZHVelo

Where you learn that?!

Where you learn that?!
11-09-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,854
Posted By ZHVelo

intervals.icu and make your own rides.

intervals.icu and make your own rides.
07-21-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 12,104
Posted By ZHVelo

Because it is completely irrelevant. There is a...

Because it is completely irrelevant. There is a direct relationship between power and calories burnt (does depend on each human's efficiency).
07-11-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,356
Posted By ZHVelo

EPO was a huge buff to performance in cycling....

EPO was a huge buff to performance in cycling. Unless they found ways to do it again that can't be detected yet (microdosing?) or he has a new thing, the gear Pogacar is on is not the same level as...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,645
Posted By ZHVelo

This is entirely dependent on gradient and the...

This is entirely dependent on gradient and the watts you can push. Yea sure pros can get away with 36-28, because the watts required to push RPM X at gradient Y is doable for them.
06-14-21, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By ZHVelo

Thank you for the replies!

Thank you for the replies!
06-05-21, 04:01 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,853
Posted By ZHVelo

I said a lot of things, not every thing. ...

I said a lot of things, not every thing.

Who pays 200 for a monthly phone service though...
06-04-21, 03:54 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,853
Posted By ZHVelo

George Orwell would be shocked that you consider...

George Orwell would be shocked that you consider a social media app equivalent to a totalitarian regime.

The biggest threat anyway isn't giving the data to Strava in itself, but someone using it...
06-04-21, 03:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,438
Posted By ZHVelo

If he has 50lbs over the people he is riding...

If he has 50lbs over the people he is riding with, then that may be a reason for getting dropped. Given he is only 150lbs and hits the gym it is safe to assume he is not too fat so his body...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-21, 04:18 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,182
Posted By ZHVelo

Just a quick update in case people are...

Just a quick update in case people are interested, I managed to stop the bouncing and increase my power output outside, I am already over 100W higher than last year, and beat while riding outside the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,594
Posted By ZHVelo

On my GP5000s I am in the low 60s (28mm). Doesn't...

On my GP5000s I am in the low 60s (28mm). Doesn't seem to be an issue. But generally roads are good here.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 01:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By ZHVelo

That area is stock full of passes. You can also...

That area is stock full of passes. You can also do Grimsel, Furka, Susten in one lap, or you can do all six in a huge 8, if you're crazy enough ;) There is also Grosse Scheidegg near as well, though...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 12:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By ZHVelo

Furka goes well above 2000m, I definitely noticed...

Furka goes well above 2000m, I definitely noticed it, others say they don't. But for sure one thing to keep in mind. Regarding going up, I don't think it matters much. I do ride up a lot, but never...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,182
Posted By ZHVelo

Immer großes Blatt 8000 Watt Always big ring...

Immer großes Blatt 8000 Watt

Always big ring 8000 watt, rhymes in German.

Hm, trying to link an instagram post but it doesn't show the URL but instead the whole photo, which is kind of...
04-20-21, 04:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,977
Posted By ZHVelo

You can't do a proper deadlift without weight....

You can't do a proper deadlift without weight. And I think that is the single most useful strength exercise out there. Most amount of weight, works whole body, thus your whole CNS and your mind.
...
04-20-21, 03:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By ZHVelo

Can't wait til Kenyans, Ethopians, and Ugandans...

Can't wait til Kenyans, Ethopians, and Ugandans who dominated long distance running get into cycling.
04-13-21, 05:00 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,232
Posted By ZHVelo

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x400/1618311604_27802165bf489d7d7ef07003ac1ad49364e80d18.jpeg

This so everyone knows how cool I am.
03-09-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,593
Posted By ZHVelo

Russia isn't Europe. Not really.

Russia isn't Europe. Not really.
03-05-21, 05:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,947
Posted By ZHVelo

I am not a racer either, but I find that FTP and...

I am not a racer either, but I find that FTP and the associated zones are a great help in pacing. Be it for a short or long climb, or long rides.
02-16-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,559
Posted By ZHVelo

Which is why I do a really long ride on Sunday...

Which is why I do a really long ride on Sunday and then interval on Tuesday and Thursday. That's the core of my training. Anything on top of that is bonus. E.g. atm I ski almost every Saturday and...
02-05-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,785
Posted By ZHVelo

50-22 up 10%? Monstrous!

50-22 up 10%?

Monstrous!
02-04-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,785
Posted By ZHVelo

So based on this thread I changed my plan, one...

So based on this thread I changed my plan, one session a week this month will now be (virtually) riding uphill. Started today. Not bad I have to say, I am at a power that I was not til beginning/mid...
01-28-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,579
Posted By ZHVelo

Plus the 2% you mentioned is a lot I would...

Plus the 2% you mentioned is a lot I would propose. That is 2km in a 100km ride. I think that is too much.

If I remember back when I used Wahoo on my phone and my bike computer they were always...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-21, 01:30 AM
Replies: 2,879
Views: 541,725
Posted By ZHVelo

That is a gorgeous sunrise!

That is a gorgeous sunrise!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,060
Posted By ZHVelo

Sure thing, was fun for the most part.

Sure thing, was fun for the most part.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,060
Posted By ZHVelo

Correct, I agree with you fully. I said not...

Correct, I agree with you fully.

I said not low because even rubik really cannot dispute that.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,060
Posted By ZHVelo

"What sort of level is this at for someone...

"What sort of level is this at for someone untrained with no previous cycling or endurance experience?"

He wasn't asking for a comparison to competitive athletes but how he stacks up to other...
01-21-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,559
Posted By ZHVelo

I guess yes, if your aim is that, then having...

I guess yes, if your aim is that, then having more but shorter sessions and learning recover in between will work. But increasing your FTP and your Vo2 max will not happen that much if you don't push...
09-23-20, 12:47 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 15,576
Posted By ZHVelo

https://www.procyclingstats.com/rider/thomas-pidco...

https://www.procyclingstats.com/rider/thomas-pidcock

Destroyed the Ciclistico Italia, former winners include Sivakov and Vlasov.
09-22-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,013
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,065
Posted By ZHVelo

Well how much is that in speed? I input this on...

Well how much is that in speed? I input this on 8% grade and if you go 310 watts over 3km you save 9 seconds with 1.2kg. To me that just feels more than 3 watts might indicate. I was never...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,065
Posted By ZHVelo

Sweet Jesus man your ego is fragile.

Sweet Jesus man your ego is fragile.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,065
Posted By ZHVelo

Sorry but what are you talking about? If I want...

Sorry but what are you talking about? If I want to ride 200 watts, I ride 200 watts. On a faster, lighter bike I just travel longer than on a slower heavier bike. But my average watts will be 200 in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,065
Posted By ZHVelo

How much do you care about bike weight?

I probably won't buy any times soon but I have been looking for some time and have 2 on my shortlist now, cost almost the same. Components are equivalent. Already test rode one, the other I will too...
09-09-20, 01:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,735
Posted By ZHVelo

Yes, they had Luis Fernando Saldarriaga who...

Yes, they had Luis Fernando Saldarriaga who coached people like Chaves and Quintana, introduced new training methods. Won two Tour de l'Avenir. Then you had the first successes again and suddenly...
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