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Posted By billh

track bike rental Encino or Pasadena area

I'm visiting LA the week of May 26 and want to check out the Encino velodrome; however, need to rent a track bike. Any suggestions? staying in Pasadena. bh
01-08-14, 10:15 AM
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Posted By billh

currently 197 on a 6-even frame. I'd like to...

currently 197 on a 6-even frame. I'd like to lose 5 lbs per month through the summer months . . . which work out to . . . calculating . . . eh . . . five times five . . . 25 lbs by end of May, which...
01-08-14, 10:08 AM
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Posted By billh

December was a tough one . . . Dec 1 start...

December was a tough one . . .

Dec 1 start weight: 188.6
goal: 185.0
Dec 31 end weight: 197.2
weight change: +8.4

I heard the range of weight gain in the US during Christmas holidays is...
12-02-13, 02:42 PM
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Posted By billh

what was silly was sitting in the midwest and...

what was silly was sitting in the midwest and hearing Ahhhnorld on CNN talking about . . . "Collie-fornyah" . . . I laughed every time. I got out before the Arnold years. That was just...
12-02-13, 01:55 PM
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Posted By billh

I remember the solvang century, never did it, but...

I remember the solvang century, never did it, but I did do the Lighthouse Century up to the Hearst Castle, which I think began in San Louis Obispo, man it seems a lifetime since my time in Cali . . ....
12-02-13, 01:45 PM
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Posted By billh

Dec 1 start weight: 188.6 goal: 185.0 ...

Dec 1 start weight: 188.6
goal: 185.0

comment: really, it will be difficult to maintain my current weight over Christmas holiday, home two weeks vacay with nothing to do but watch TV, Netlix and...
12-02-13, 01:40 PM
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Posted By billh

start weight: 187.2 goal weight: 180.0 end...

start weight: 187.2
goal weight: 180.0
end weight: 187.6
pre-Thanksgiving nadir: 183.6

comment: I reached a nadir of 183.6 two days before Thanksgiving, but predictably, the T-giving food just...
11-22-13, 05:05 PM
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Posted By billh

geez, OK, OK, I'll reglue the darn tires!

geez, OK, OK, I'll reglue the darn tires!
11-20-13, 03:38 PM
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Posted By billh

I've seen other road-like tactics in upper level...

I've seen other road-like tactics in upper level races . . . eg. the fastest guy is in a lead group of three with two pretty fast guys from another team . . . the two pretty fast guys are just fast...
11-20-13, 03:21 PM
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Posted By billh

. . . not to get too off-track, but I've also...

. . . not to get too off-track, but I've also been really interested in "water weight" fluctuations . . . and correlating them with my hydration status and what I ate the previous day. last week I...
11-20-13, 12:17 PM
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Posted By billh

there is psychological benefit from sitting on...

there is psychological benefit from sitting on someone's wheel for a lap. like mentioned about, you learn quickly where that person is fast or slow . . . unless they are faking it to fool you. I've...
11-20-13, 12:12 PM
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Posted By billh

the 250g can finally arrived from Bike Bling of...

the 250g can finally arrived from Bike Bling of San Diego, one of the only online sources I could find at $25 per can plus shipping. That's six weeks after the initial order, and now only three...
11-20-13, 12:06 PM
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Posted By billh

wow, 20 lbs in six weeks . . . that would be . ....

wow, 20 lbs in six weeks . . . that would be . . . calculating . . . 3.6 lbs per week. wow. it's amazing how much difference just small changes in diet will make, like the tea for soda swap. ...
11-20-13, 11:58 AM
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Posted By billh

tubular glue job temp fix

I haven't made time to reglue my cx tubular tires for cyclocross race season and there are only three race weekends left. First race of the season, I rolled the rear tire off in the middle of the...
11-14-13, 12:24 PM
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Posted By billh

what a coincidence, I was just thinking about...

what a coincidence, I was just thinking about jumping and "getting air" on this upcoming cx race held on a motocross course. I was thinking "nah, I'm too heavy to jump" . . . but now you've taken...
11-13-13, 04:32 PM
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Posted By billh

+1 on Kurt Kinetic road machine in front of TV. ...

+1 on Kurt Kinetic road machine in front of TV. the shop guys should be able to tell you weight limits but I'm sure it would be fine up to 300 lbs. the rear skewer provided with the trainer is...
11-13-13, 04:28 PM
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Posted By billh

maybe they mentioned this in commute forum, but...

maybe they mentioned this in commute forum, but another factor riding at such high intensity, ie. "fast" is safety, especially with darkness in the evening commute. I have super-bright lights front...
11-13-13, 04:19 PM
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Posted By billh

+1. the lower I go, the same number of lbs is...

+1. the lower I go, the same number of lbs is hard to lose. ever watch Biggest Loser? Week 1, those people are shedding big numbers. By Week 3, it is not so easy. Maybe look at %body weight...
11-13-13, 03:21 PM
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Posted By billh

It is a comfort knowing others struggle with the...

It is a comfort knowing others struggle with the yo-yo. I've lost the same 20 lbs for about 20 years now, on 3 year cycles. I don't think there are easy answers, other than "dont go too fast". We...
11-08-13, 04:39 PM
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Posted By billh

"actually" . . . as if this were next to murder ....

"actually" . . . as if this were next to murder . . . oh nooooo, not candy . . . candy is people too. ugh. with joy and zeal, send the little devils to their death . . . in the trash can. yes I...
11-08-13, 04:35 PM
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Posted By billh

I get hungry just watching a burger add on TV . ....

I get hungry just watching a burger add on TV . . . if I had that stuff under my nose all day long, I'd be sunk. It's a tough road. Food logs help. Athletic competition helps. There is no easy...
11-06-13, 02:32 PM
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Posted By billh

I remember something from organic chemistry...

I remember something from organic chemistry called "enantiomers", that is two molecules may have the same chemical composition, ie. same number of carbon, oxygen, and nitrogen atoms, for example; but...
11-06-13, 02:24 PM
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Posted By billh

I'm with you . . . but I'm guessing addiction to...

I'm with you . . . but I'm guessing addiction to modern processed food is linked to our genes which evolved to withstand periodic famines and die-outs . . .
11-06-13, 02:11 PM
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Posted By billh

yes thanks . . . here's my goal for Nov: ...

yes thanks . . . here's my goal for Nov:

start weight: 187.2
goal weight: 180.0

comment: I've always been able to lose weight in the fall, for some reason this is "weight loss season" for...
11-01-13, 01:15 PM
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Posted By billh

hoping WebFoot starts the November edition soon ....

hoping WebFoot starts the November edition soon . . . want to get on record and start the month on a downward trend, back into time . . . to weights heretofor unimagined, I'd be going back to my...
11-01-13, 01:12 PM
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Posted By billh

I forgot to mention . . . weight loss makes me...

I forgot to mention . . . weight loss makes me irritable. :)
11-01-13, 01:10 PM
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Posted By billh

I avoided all candy this halloween . . . my wife...

I avoided all candy this halloween . . . my wife quickly hid the remainder . . . good thing, last year, I ate a whole bowl, before, during, and after trick or treaters . . . one for you, two for me,...
10-31-13, 02:19 PM
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Posted By billh

obsession with food may no longer be necessary...

obsession with food may no longer be necessary for survival . . . at least in the developed world . . . although a good percent of Americans even are considered "food insecure", that is, not entirely...
10-31-13, 11:23 AM
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Posted By billh

this pretty much mirrors my strategy during...

this pretty much mirrors my strategy during October . . . I avoided all sweets and salty chip snacks, and instead drank juice from the juicer, and raw (no oil added) nuts like pecans, almonds and...
10-31-13, 09:33 AM
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Posted By billh

start weight: 196.2 goal weight: 190.0 end...

start weight: 196.2
goal weight: 190.0
end weight: 191.4

comment: this thread has been a great motivation to lose weight for the month; I convinced myself "the world is watching" . . . so I have...
10-30-13, 10:10 AM
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Posted By billh

no, not the very end of October yet . . . I have...

no, not the very end of October yet . . . I have one more day . . . so close I can . . . taste it. :)

it occurred to me on my bike commute this am that I felt much much lighter since I started...
10-29-13, 11:23 AM
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Posted By billh

some of this needs fact checking . . . ****...

some of this needs fact checking . . . **** sapiens came on the scene about 200K years ago . . . and not sure we want to hold up Civil War survival food like hard tack and salt pork as a shining...
10-29-13, 09:48 AM
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Posted By billh

I'm juice fasting dinner to make my goal. what...

I'm juice fasting dinner to make my goal. what do you make of these morning weights. if X is my October goal weight, then . . .

morning weight = X + 3.6

but this morning after a night of...
10-25-13, 12:55 PM
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Posted By billh

final stage of the old Tour of Missouri was...

final stage of the old Tour of Missouri was downtown St Louis, a big circuit around downtown . . . one of the cyclists tossed their bottle toward the end, nearly full, we examined the contents and it...
10-25-13, 11:56 AM
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Posted By billh

I'm not sure we can say one way or the other. I...

I'm not sure we can say one way or the other. I mean, the human body is basically a biomechanical machine, and machines wear out the more they are used. I bought a washing machine three years ago. ...
10-25-13, 09:47 AM
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Posted By billh

sometimes I walk through the busy hospital across...

sometimes I walk through the busy hospital across the street on my way to a meeting and note people as I pass in the hall . . . overweight, overweight, obese, overweight, oh wait, a thin one, they...
10-24-13, 04:02 PM
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Posted By billh

none, before or after ride. the only time I...

none, before or after ride. the only time I stretch is when training for running. then it's a whole other ballgame. cycling motion is so limited, one PT said it is like doing half-bicep curls a...
10-24-13, 01:37 PM
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Posted By billh

pretty cool . . . but the right couple inches is ...

pretty cool . . . but the right couple inches is chopped off . .. at least on my monitor/ browser combo. ?

thought you might show a split screen with back, front, side combos simultaneous . . .
10-24-13, 10:48 AM
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Posted By billh

fasting before racing

I know eating routines before races are highly personal, but does anyone regularly fast before a race, say the 12 hours? and by fast, I don't mean total abstinence from food and liquids, not sure...
10-23-13, 02:31 PM
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Posted By billh

update on the 5 lb goal . . . 2 down and 3 to go...

update on the 5 lb goal . . . 2 down and 3 to go . . . I participated as a "healthy control" subject in a microbiome, exercise, aging project. had to keep a 7 day detailed food log and then fast 12...
10-23-13, 02:07 PM
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Posted By billh

land on the right inner thigh and slide onto the...

land on the right inner thigh and slide onto the seat from there . . .
10-23-13, 10:03 AM
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Views: 1,327
Posted By billh

semantic differences are important because they...

semantic differences are important because they trigger different emotions, and of course, emotions play a strong role in our eating behavior . . . but, all our emotions, when boiled down, are just...
10-22-13, 03:40 PM
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Posted By billh

. . . if the goal is learning how to climb a...

. . . if the goal is learning how to climb a hill, there is no shame in gearing down till you develop the skill and strength.
10-22-13, 03:34 PM
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Posted By billh

my tip for the day: if I cant practice the turns...

my tip for the day: if I cant practice the turns on the course, I find a patch of grass off-course that looks like the same type of terrain (grass, mud, whatever) as the course . . . get up some...
10-22-13, 02:15 PM
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Posted By billh

a scientific study could probably be designed to...

a scientific study could probably be designed to test this . . . just set up some criteria that defines a "yo-yo" diet, eg. >20 lb weight loss and gain for x number of time periods for y number of...
10-22-13, 02:09 PM
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Posted By billh

yeah, that sounds pretty nasty . . . I imagine...

yeah, that sounds pretty nasty . . . I imagine it's like eating those Olestra chips . . . I would down a whole bag, then . . . "oil slick in the toilet" . . . :lol:

I view "willpower" as a finite...
10-22-13, 12:42 PM
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Posted By billh

sure, if it stayed off . . . and no extra...

sure, if it stayed off . . . and no extra willpower required . . . but what I'm hearing in this thread is that these weight loss meds are only safe for a limited time period . . . and when...
10-22-13, 12:39 PM
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Posted By billh

I use Trader Joes Super Green Drink Powder to...

I use Trader Joes Super Green Drink Powder to supress appetite . . . I started mixing it with room temp tap water, and would gag on it . . . then learned it's much better as a "tea", adding hot...
10-21-13, 02:37 PM
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Views: 8,417
Posted By billh

great thread, motivates me to try this app . . ....

great thread, motivates me to try this app . . . my smart phone is terrible though.
10-21-13, 02:33 PM
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Views: 1,327
Posted By billh

anyone try xenical or other weight loss meds?

I think my BMI is right on the borderline for these meds but curious if anyone has tried and their experience? of course, diet and exercise first, but we all know that's a tough and rocky road (hmmm...
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