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11-18-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By Artmo

Iím not a doctor, but from what Iíve read, that...

Iím not a doctor, but from what Iíve read, that seems about right.
11-16-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,766
Posted By Happy Feet

I forgo exercise for large doses of morphine to...

I forgo exercise for large doses of morphine to get the "effect"

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11-15-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,766
Posted By _ForceD_

Sometimes when I first open my eyes in the...

Sometimes when I first open my eyes in the morning...before moving too much...I'll check it. It's been in the hight 30s frequently. But usually in the 40s. Just regular resting is high 40s.
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11-15-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,766
Posted By Trsnrtr

Same, and Iím 68.

Same, and Iím 68.
11-14-19, 11:41 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,766
Posted By bargo68

Low 40's when I wake up and between low 50's to...

Low 40's when I wake up and between low 50's to mid 60's when I'm up and around moving during the day.
11-14-19, 11:23 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,766
Posted By General Geoff

Lowest I've measured was 54 but I rarely check it

Lowest I've measured was 54 but I rarely check it
10-30-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,200
Posted By tkamd73

You actually care about what someone or...

You actually care about what someone or something, in the virtual world, who you have never met, will never meet, or know personally, thinks about you and your personal problems, or issues? How sad,...
10-30-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,200
Posted By caloso

To your original question: I don't think muscle...

To your original question: I don't think muscle soreness is a good indicator of whether or not you had a good workout. It is a good indicator that you haven't used those particular muscles...
10-30-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,200
Posted By rosefarts

I've got 20 mile rides around here that can take ...

I've got 20 mile rides around here that can take 2.5 hours. Straight up the entire time.

Your experience is the reason I've got Strava on private. I can track my progress and roughly compare my...
10-29-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,274
Posted By wolfchild

Stair walking is great. I live in a high rise...

Stair walking is great. I live in a high rise building on the 12th floor... I hold a 70 pound kettlebell in front of me and walk down the stairs and then walk back up, it's my finisher exercise after...
10-28-19, 11:57 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,878
Posted By bpcyclist

In my opinion, they are just too expensive for...

In my opinion, they are just too expensive for the value they provide. And I ride a ton. But I'd rather get some new wheels. Or a super nice rain jacket and more winter gear. But that's just me. I...
10-28-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,274
Posted By Koyote

Can't emphasize this strongly enough. Cycling,...

Can't emphasize this strongly enough. Cycling, and other endurance activities, can lead to loss of bone density; weightlifting can help offset these losses.

If you have limited time in the...
10-24-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 848
Posted By chas58

Transgender cyclist wins woman's world title? Is that fair?

I'm scratching my head on this one.

Can a guy who has stopped producing testosterone for 10 years become a woman and compete fairly in a woman's cycling event? Does he/she have an unfair...
10-14-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,244
Posted By Doctor Morbius

If by that you mean they are a bunch of humorless...

If by that you mean they are a bunch of humorless stiffs, I would say we are in agreement.
Forum: Recumbent
10-13-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,463
Posted By PhilWinIL

Sun EZ-1

I purchased a Sun EZ-1 about 3 years ago and really like it! One thing that I did was replace the standard tires with high pressure tires and innertubes. That made a difference. It is slower than my...
10-13-19, 04:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,995
Posted By wolfchild

I ride all year round and I supplement my riding...

I ride all year round and I supplement my riding with cross training all year round... I do some type of physical activity every single day and very rarely take rest days.
10-12-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,995
Posted By bedtime

Seems most people in this thread view running as...

Seems most people in this thread view running as a terrible experience. Keep in mind that you can also jog or slow jog; you don't have to keep a pace as if you were being chased down by a pack of...
10-11-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,995
Posted By guachi

My low level Zone 2 Endurance riding at 60-65% of...

My low level Zone 2 Endurance riding at 60-65% of my FTP is about 175 Watts. That's about 10 calories per minute. I burn about 170 calories running at a pokey 10 minute mile. So that's 17 calories...
10-11-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,995
Posted By Nachoman

NOT the biking equivalent, but on my cycling off...

NOT the biking equivalent, but on my cycling off days I just get on the treadmill and walk for about an hour while I watch the news.
10-11-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,995
Posted By caloso

I've been playing soccer in a rec league one...

I've been playing soccer in a rec league one night a week. Games are an hour. I have no idea what the bike equivalent is, but it's excellent interval training, especially if I'm playing on the wing.
10-11-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,995
Posted By billyymc

On a bike ride, you can stop and have a beer in...

On a bike ride, you can stop and have a beer in the middle of the ride!
10-11-19, 04:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,995
Posted By FlMTNdude

I would rather run up the side of a mountain than...

I would rather run up the side of a mountain than bike a moderate hill any day. Needless to say I love to run. I do enjoy the bike a lot, more so as I am getting older and find I donít hurt after a...
10-11-19, 03:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,995
Posted By billyymc

I like to ask my running friends why they never...

I like to ask my running friends why they never learned to ride a bike. Some of them get very defensive of running. It's amazing how serious runners can be. I run a little in the "off" season but...
10-10-19, 10:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,249
Posted By Ross520

I wouldn't recommend that for a newbie. It's hard...

I wouldn't recommend that for a newbie. It's hard enough for an inexperienced cyclist to know what he's looking at in-person, let alone online.

Worse cause scenario, he ends up with a bike that...
10-02-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,884
Posted By Sapperc

Give Specialized gel gloves a try. They are the...

Give Specialized gel gloves a try. They are the best at reducing road shock Iíve used. I also recommend Firelion gel gloves (available through Amazon) as a much less expensive alternative. Both do a...
09-26-19, 05:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,972
Posted By BlazingPedals

Are you kiddin'? I can't get anything from my...

Are you kiddin'? I can't get anything from my bike shop without it being ordered for me. It's the same wait as if I ordered it myself, except that I have to go back to the shop to pick it up instead...
09-22-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,653
Posted By alcjphil

After 46 years as a cyclist, the best way to...

After 46 years as a cyclist, the best way to combat boredom is to go out and find some new routes. This past week, I took out my mountain bike after a year of not riding it much and found some new...
09-22-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,653
Posted By Johnny H.

I wish I could be so bored. Where I live there...

I wish I could be so bored.
Where I live there is virtually no where to ride, it's hills everywhere! Two of the bordering towns are at the bottom of very long hills miles in length. I can't see...
09-16-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,843
Posted By martianone

A wonderful May morning a couple years ago...

A wonderful May morning a couple years ago commuting to work on a StreetMachine, perfect weather and temp. Could not have asked for a nicer morning, blazing along in the recumbent, coasted up a...
09-16-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,843
Posted By Cyclist753

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09-16-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,843
Posted By alcjphil

One time, riding to work my rear wheel seized up....

One time, riding to work my rear wheel seized up. The locknut on the left side of the wheel had come loose and the cone screwed itself into the bearings to the point that the rear wheel locked up and...
09-16-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,843
Posted By Dirt Farmer

I just signed up for AAA roadside service. They...

I just signed up for AAA roadside service. They now cover bikes!
09-16-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,843
Posted By wolfchild

Few years ago I snapped a crank arm on my fixed...

Few years ago I snapped a crank arm on my fixed gear bike while accelerating at a busy intersection, I had to pedal with one leg for about 7 miles...At another time I had a head on collision with...
09-16-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,843
Posted By Cougrrcj

Had a pedal bearing let go halfway through a...

Had a pedal bearing let go halfway through a Century. Well, at mile 65. Too far gone for a roadside repair, so I had to take the Ride of Shame in the SAG wagon. Oh, I took crap from the guys in my...
09-14-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,653
Posted By Wileyrat

When I get bored with road riding I switch up to...

When I get bored with road riding I switch up to my mtn bike for a ride or two.
09-14-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,653
Posted By one4smoke

robnol - Change and/or increase your riding goals.

robnol - Change and/or increase your riding goals.
09-13-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,653
Posted By Troul

boredom could be remedied by finding a stray dog...

boredom could be remedied by finding a stray dog that's up for a chase. Might need to rub something with the scent of steaks on your legs to get that real good excitement back, but it could work!
09-12-19, 02:32 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,653
Posted By Nahuel_B58

If u are bored riding just hammer it, riding at...

If u are bored riding just hammer it, riding at 30mph or higher was at least for me the best way for not getting bored.
09-11-19, 11:27 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,653
Posted By Happy Feet

Wow.. that must have been a long ride. When...

Wow.. that must have been a long ride.

When I need a change up I just take my fixed gear. Same route - whole new ride.
09-11-19, 10:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,653
Posted By Slightspeed

Our club rides are somewhat repetitive over...

Our club rides are somewhat repetitive over lightly traveled roads (mostly). Being one of the faster slow guys ... or ...one of the slower fast guys, I ride by myself a lot. I use the Virtual Racer...
09-11-19, 01:16 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,653
Posted By xroadcharlie

It is not surprising that too much bike riding...

It is not surprising that too much bike riding like most pleasurable experiences except one (and we all know what that is) can get boring. It's like coming home from vacation, Sometimes no matter how...
09-10-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,653
Posted By mcours2006

I did intervals on the way home today to break up...

I did intervals on the way home today to break up the monotony. I would maintain a some set speed or effort for a predetermined distance, usually stop light/sign to next light/sign. Then recovery for...
09-10-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,653
Posted By xroadcharlie

I have a wide range of scenic (and sometimes not...

I have a wide range of scenic (and sometimes not so scenic) routes I take 2 - 3 days per week. Often when I ride, after a rest I will walk the bike. Sometimes for 10 - 15 minutes. I feel great after...
09-10-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,653
Posted By crazyravr

Go for a walk.

Go for a walk.
09-10-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,653
Posted By Tamiya

Try a Raleigh Chopper :love: riding never gets...

Try a Raleigh Chopper :love: riding never gets boring on that.
09-10-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,653
Posted By Spinay70

My response was tongue in cheekie breeki. I dont...

My response was tongue in cheekie breeki. I dont post classified data like that.

Seriously if you are bored on a ride/with a ride change it up. Go for a walk instead. Take a day or two off. ...
09-08-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,302
Posted By JohnDThompson

Bicycles are not a heavy-duty application for...

Bicycles are not a heavy-duty application for bearings, so any advantage is likely to be minimal. You could overhaul and replace your bearings several times for the cost of a set of ceramic bearings....
09-07-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,340
Posted By TimothyH

Research is good, even if it never makes it to...

Research is good, even if it never makes it to production.

I appreciate people who try new things, especially those who do so in the face of nattering nabobs and nay-sayers.

Many great...
09-07-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,340
Posted By sdmc530

I am going to rant a bit...I am so tired of...

I am going to rant a bit...I am so tired of seeing that drivetrain in various states on a couple of bikes. I have seen it shifting and running but never in a real world application under load. I...
08-30-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 19,384
Posted By St8kout

As a general rule, I buy everything new. ...

As a general rule, I buy everything new.

When I look on Craigslist, EVERYTHING is priced close to what I can buy online new. Either these sellers don't know how to shop and overpaid, or they're...
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