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Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-09, 07:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,238
Posted By PoopinFresh

I'm learning, more through my training with...

I'm learning, more through my training with weights, that the plan doesn't really matter all that much, especially in the beginning. There are what experienced coaches call beginner (or newb) gains,...
04-24-09, 03:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By PoopinFresh

have a B-17 and would recommend that you avoid it...

have a B-17 and would recommend that you avoid it if you have much to any saddle to bar drop. I just can't really get it situated correctly without getting some taint pressure. I'm going to be buying...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-09, 06:42 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,319
Posted By PoopinFresh

I was confused about this pelvic issue, and I...

I was confused about this pelvic issue, and I still am. People say the holy grail of bike position is the "flat back." A flat back, not in spinal flexion, leaning towards spinal extension (look up...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-09, 10:49 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-09, 11:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,205
Posted By PoopinFresh

I'm going to go ahead and provide counterpoint to...

I'm going to go ahead and provide counterpoint to a few things.

First off, if you can't squat or deadlift 1.5-2x your bodyweight, you are weak. Straight up. This isn't meant to be offensive, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-09, 04:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,205
Posted By PoopinFresh

Joe, I'm new to cycling, and for me, cycling...

Joe, I'm new to cycling, and for me, cycling takes a back seat to lifting, as I use it for getting around in NYC more than pure road training. I'm actually just starting to build my miles up now-...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-09, 03:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,205
Posted By PoopinFresh

And they're also olympic caliber athletes who can...

And they're also olympic caliber athletes who can already easily rep MORE than 2x their bodyweight in a deep, olympic style squat. They'll require different forms of exercise than someone who can't...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-09, 03:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,205
Posted By PoopinFresh

Women, while different in many ways, are going to...

Women, while different in many ways, are going to adapt and respond to training just as men will, to a varying degree due to lack of hormones. Train the same way, ie., go buy starting strength.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-09, 11:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,205
Posted By PoopinFresh

That Training 4 cyclists site seems pretty decent...

That Training 4 cyclists site seems pretty decent TDan, thanks for the link.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-09, 09:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,205
Posted By PoopinFresh

Which would be wrong. Extremely specialized...

Which would be wrong. Extremely specialized weight training, where it interferes with ones ability to train on the bike and recover from it, might and probably will not work. For everyone else, who...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-09, 09:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,205
Posted By PoopinFresh

Please stay away from the NSCA crap and do as...

Please stay away from the NSCA crap and do as Thunder Dan is telling you. Starting Strength is worth its weight in gold to anyone new to weight training, and will save you so much time and effort if...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-09, 09:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,258
Posted By PoopinFresh

Tight is an odd way to describe it; are your...

Tight is an odd way to describe it; are your muscles sore as well? If so, some light stretching will help. More than that, a controlled amount of whatever made you sore in the first place will also...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-09, 03:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,500
Posted By PoopinFresh

Bottom is useless? I have the M520's and their...

Bottom is useless? I have the M520's and their exactly the same top and bottom. As for weighing a ton, I use them on a fixed gear commuter, so it's of no relevance to my situation.

edit- didn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-09, 06:58 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,935
Posted By PoopinFresh

As a 23 year old with a girlfriend this is scary....

As a 23 year old with a girlfriend this is scary. Seems like marriage just turns men into wussies whose job now is to exist without pissing off their significant other; is this just because women are...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-09, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 564
Posted By PoopinFresh

Ha, I'd rep you if... oops wrong site. I'm...

Ha, I'd rep you if... oops wrong site.

I'm guessing you've already got that covered.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-09, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 564
Posted By PoopinFresh

What do you want to know? Rowing is very hard,...

What do you want to know? Rowing is very hard, though if you have great lungs from cycling, you'll have great lungs for rowing. The technique will take some time, and heavily favors tall people with...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-09, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 644
Posted By PoopinFresh

Stretch the quads and hip flexors, as well as the...

Stretch the quads and hip flexors, as well as the psoas. Strengthen your hammies and glutes (deadlift once a week, it's good for the soul), and hit the foam foller/tennis ball/lacrosse ball as hard...
03-20-09, 04:09 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 65,284
Posted By PoopinFresh

Nice picture from Drills and Skills ;) Working on...

Nice picture from Drills and Skills ;) Working on your gymnastics stuff? I've been off of my rings fro a while, but once the weather gets nice... muscle ups!
03-20-09, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,544,971
Posted By PoopinFresh

For less than the price of Toshi's I got a set of...

For less than the price of Toshi's I got a set of SPD pedals (Shimano m520- $33) and a pair of exustar shoes ($40), which are, without argument, better as far as power transfer goes, especially if...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-09, 01:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,023
Posted By PoopinFresh

This. You can make it easier on yourself by...

This.

You can make it easier on yourself by riding within your skill level, but NY will still make it hard on you. Drivers are one thing, pedestrians another, constant food delivery people on...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-09, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 419
Posted By PoopinFresh

Interesting. Wouldn't greater absolute strength...

Interesting. Wouldn't greater absolute strength theoretically make each revolution of the pedal a smaller expression of ones ability to produce power, therefore making that expression repeatable for...
03-05-09, 02:20 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,269
Posted By PoopinFresh

Any chance this is BB.com reference?

Any chance this is BB.com reference?
03-03-09, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,544,971
Posted By PoopinFresh

Why not get some touring drops? You'll only be a...

Why not get some touring drops? You'll only be a bit lower down than with your risers, which the new ***** stem should negate, and then you'll have the drops for a more aero position, and, if you put...
02-26-09, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By PoopinFresh

This bike might also find itself as a fixed gear...

This bike might also find itself as a fixed gear or singlespeed, as I could use a bike with more relaxed geometry. Guess it all depends on availability of parts.
02-26-09, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By PoopinFresh

Great replies, thanks for the information. Since...

Great replies, thanks for the information. Since it seems the bike really isn't worth all that much, I'm going to see if perhaps I could find someone in the NY area with some experience who might be...
02-26-09, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By PoopinFresh

Okay, I'll grab some better pics of the frame and...

Okay, I'll grab some better pics of the frame and wheels from afar; It seems as if the back wheel isn't original, as some of the Peugeot sites I went to had matching patterned rims, as my front is. ...
02-26-09, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By PoopinFresh

Also, model number?

Also, model number?
02-26-09, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By PoopinFresh

This may be a stupid question, but how would I go...

This may be a stupid question, but how would I go about doing that?

Anyone know what kind of FD I would need, as well as a RD and possibly a hanger for it?
02-26-09, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By PoopinFresh

Oh, and I couldn't exactly pin the model itself,...

Oh, and I couldn't exactly pin the model itself, as there were a few that kind of fit the bill. If someone knows, please let me know.

Thanks,

Steven
02-26-09, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By PoopinFresh

Old Peugeot, need help!

Hey all,

I recently garbage picked a smelly, somewhat stripped down Peugeot as I needed a road bike, and it looked decent enough, though abandoned and somewhat decrepit; smelled of urine as well,...
02-24-09, 02:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,446
Posted By PoopinFresh

Went to a party on Ocean ave. in Brooklyn; first...

Went to a party on Ocean ave. in Brooklyn; first thing I see when I walk in is a fixed gear bike. I strike up conversation with the owner and get a better look at it- King Headset, DT Swiss rims on...
02-22-09, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,554
Posted By PoopinFresh

http://www.pricepoint.com/detail/12722-305_SETA64-...

http://www.pricepoint.com/detail/12722-305_SETA64-3-Parts-72-Stems/Sette-Aeon-26.0mm-Road-Stem.htm

Decent looking, comes with shim for 1 inch threadless, and comes as short as 80 mm.

Edit- and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-09, 02:51 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,557
Posted By PoopinFresh

Not disagreeing with anything you're saying, but...

Not disagreeing with anything you're saying, but I want to throw in that back pedaling is also adding an eccentric component to what is otherwise an entirely concentric exercise. This will make you...
Forum: Commuting
02-21-09, 01:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,574
Posted By PoopinFresh

A little off topic I suppose, but at work I was...

A little off topic I suppose, but at work I was speaking with someone from Washington, DC. He said he missed biking in New York because people here, while crazy and aggressive, are reliably so. You...
02-21-09, 11:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,701
Posted By PoopinFresh

And if it is stolen? Someone is probably going to...

And if it is stolen? Someone is probably going to buy it, and at least this person, after some shaming, is going around trying to find a previous owner. Not like some guy approached him on the street...
02-20-09, 07:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,702
Posted By PoopinFresh

Seriously though, unless you commonly ride around...

Seriously though, unless you commonly ride around with the straps tightened, and/or brakeless, there is no reason spend money on double straps, unless you just have the money to blow. Ride around on...
02-20-09, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 319,457
Posted By PoopinFresh

Just to let you know, I'm a kilo TT owner, and...

Just to let you know, I'm a kilo TT owner, and wouldn't mind having "relaxed geometry" at all. Track geometry might be great for the track, but seriously consider your style of riding. Will you be on...
02-18-09, 08:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,203
Posted By PoopinFresh

what model shoes are these? Decent looking.

what model shoes are these? Decent looking.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-09, 06:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,245
Posted By PoopinFresh

HUUUUUUUUGE +1 to this recommendation; this book...

HUUUUUUUUGE +1 to this recommendation; this book will change the way you look at weight training, and training in general. Very in depth, but from a man who uses science and tradition, along with...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-09, 06:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,311
Posted By PoopinFresh

They are most certainly not; the hip extensors,...

They are most certainly not; the hip extensors, the hamstrings and glutes, are more powerful. Perhaps you were talking about the muscles application in cycling, in which case, ignore this comment.
...
02-17-09, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,544,971
Posted By PoopinFresh

No worries man; comfort is the ultimate test...

No worries man; comfort is the ultimate test though. I felt incredibly odd the first few rides, like I was cramped.

Also consider that because we can't coast, we need the saddle even a bit lower...
02-17-09, 06:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,440
Posted By PoopinFresh

Some good advice; knowing the roads, traffic...

Some good advice; knowing the roads, traffic density at different times of day, traffic direction and flow, having enough skill to get you out of stick situations (ie., lots of time of the bike) will...
02-17-09, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,544,971
Posted By PoopinFresh

From what I've been reading about efficiency in...

From what I've been reading about efficiency in ones pedaling, some ankle movement is going to happen naturally, but if you find yourself really stepping down with the toes (as in a calf raise), it...
02-17-09, 12:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,056
Posted By PoopinFresh

Why get a chain tensioner when you can poop...

Why get a chain tensioner when you can poop yourself a bit?
02-17-09, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,544,971
Posted By PoopinFresh

Do you have a picture with the crank extended in...

Do you have a picture with the crank extended in line with the seat tube? I ask because it looks like your seat might be a bit too high, though it's to tell from that angle and side. Your knee looks...
02-15-09, 05:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,640
Posted By PoopinFresh

Risers will feel good enough until you get caught...

Risers will feel good enough until you get caught in a nasty headwind for the majority of your commute the day after a leg workout, at which point being able to get even slightly aero will seem like...
Forum: Commuting
02-15-09, 02:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,574
Posted By PoopinFresh

I'll keep an eye out in Brooklyn; I ride past a...

I'll keep an eye out in Brooklyn; I ride past a precinct every day on my way to work. I've pretty blatantly run lights in front of squat cars but have never gotten any trouble from it. It amazes me...
02-09-09, 08:47 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 51,656
Posted By PoopinFresh

Thanks for the update!

Thanks for the update!
02-09-09, 05:49 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 51,656
Posted By PoopinFresh

Man, this is without a doubt the greatest thread...

Man, this is without a doubt the greatest thread I've read on bikeforums. Hope she is doing well.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-09, 11:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,190
Posted By PoopinFresh

They're called singlets, and are used by...

They're called singlets, and are used by wrestlers and olympic lifters.

http://letmegooglethatforyou.com/?q=singlet
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