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10-15-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,759
Posted By Gyrine

NYT says bs.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/14/upshot/diet-soda-health-myths.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share
09-22-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By Gyrine

Polarised is the only plan I know that has...

Polarised is the only plan I know that has coherent science behind it. But I do quasi-palarized: 4x8ís twice during the week plus lsd and maximum overload weight training. Set it up to do 80/20 and...
10-19-17, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By Gyrine

Just went through the same process myself and...

Just went through the same process myself and opted for the Kickr Snap (2017) as the best option (ROI) for me. One key point for me is that most of my riding acquaintances who have purchased a smart...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-17, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By Gyrine

I concur with the post that attributed the pain...

I concur with the post that attributed the pain to a seatpost that is maybe a tad too high. You might mark the current position and lower it just 2 mm and see if that helps. The other thing is that...
08-15-16, 11:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,978
Posted By Gyrine

My suggestions: 1. Make sure the saddle height...

My suggestions:
1. Make sure the saddle height and set back are correct. Your body could have changed from "years back."
2. Check your position on the saddle. There are many posts on this forum...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-16, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By Gyrine

Try a shorter stem.

Try a shorter stem.
03-21-16, 03:52 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,220
Posted By Gyrine

I'm with Heathpack - trying to get 100+ kilos up...

I'm with Heathpack - trying to get 100+ kilos up a hill fast isn't going to happen. There is no magic in being a good climber - no magic training scheme, no magic exercise or silly core...
03-15-16, 11:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,453
Posted By Gyrine

What gennius came up with the change on a weekend...

What gennius came up with the change on a weekend ... and in the middle of the night? How about Spring forward on Friday at 3pm. Pick your own Fall back, I can't decide.
03-02-16, 11:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,270
Posted By Gyrine

State Bike Laws | League of American Bicyclists...

State Bike Laws | League of American Bicyclists (http://bikeleague.org/StateBikeLaws)
02-28-16, 11:03 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,765
Posted By Gyrine

507074

507074
02-03-16, 05:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,031
Posted By Gyrine

There is no way a 19 yo girl comes up with this...

There is no way a 19 yo girl comes up with this on her own. Bad judgement, poor character, etc. yes, but not worthy of a lifetime ban. But some other person or persons did the engineering, install...
02-02-16, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,864
Posted By Gyrine

Good luck with your project and please keep me...

Good luck with your project and please keep me posted. Yes, I paused to look at the eTap as well and talked to several people: all like SRAM Red - great group set, but all asked me about being an...
02-01-16, 03:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,864
Posted By Gyrine

I am just starting the same process. I had Di2...

I am just starting the same process. I had Di2 on my Fuji (factory install) and absolutely loved it but hated the bike and sold it. In addition to the smooth and flawless shifting, even under load,...
01-30-16, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,178
Posted By Gyrine

Sufferfest

Sufferfest
01-21-16, 10:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,090
Posted By Gyrine

4th Ammendment - LOL, not even close, read it....

4th Ammendment - LOL, not even close, read it. Sure, try parking your car on a military base and see what happens. Signs? - read the article.
01-21-16, 09:14 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,090
Posted By Gyrine

Bravo Marines! More bikes for Toys for Tots!

Bravo Marines! More bikes for Toys for Tots!
Replies: 8
Views: 2,906
Posted By Gyrine

Team Performance points are a valuable asset and...

Team Performance points are a valuable asset and must be cared for like any other asset - my account has automatic renewal so no worries about losing points. Also, their customer service has been...
01-17-16, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 999
Posted By Gyrine

Sufferfest

Sufferfest
01-13-16, 01:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,020
Posted By Gyrine

Carmichael here, although I read Friel's blog...

Carmichael here, although I read Friel's blog religiously.
01-11-16, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,106
Posted By Gyrine

Blew up the meniscus in both knees doing leg...

Blew up the meniscus in both knees doing leg lifts at the gym (too much weight). Tried a brace - no joy. Doc said let it heal by itself for three months. One knee apparently did but I had surgery...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-16, 11:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,448
Posted By Gyrine

It doesn't sound like any medical/structural...

It doesn't sound like any medical/structural problem. However it is clear that your lower back is being strained beyond what it is capable of and may be because other muscles are not doing their job....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-16, 09:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,123
Posted By Gyrine

SRAM MTB computer mount. Fits my Pinarello road...

SRAM MTB computer mount. Fits my Pinarello road bike perfectly and if you put in on backwards it lays my Edge 1000 right on top of my stem where it is easy to see, yet is protected and not...
01-08-16, 11:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,850
Posted By Gyrine

Perfect "pain cave" setup for The...

Perfect "pain cave" setup for The Sufferfest.
12-20-15, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,916
Posted By Gyrine

Favero bePRO Power Meter Pedals ? Detailed Review...

Favero bePRO Power Meter Pedals ? Detailed Review | the5krunner (http://the5krunner.com/2015/10/06/favero-bepro-power-meter-pedals-detailed-review/)
Forum: Introductions
12-15-15, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By Gyrine

Welcome to the PNW - large, biking friendly area....

Welcome to the PNW - large, biking friendly area. Because you completed STP, you must be familiar with the Cascade Bicycle Club. You don't have to join the club - just join the Cascade group on...
12-15-15, 11:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,803
Posted By Gyrine

My E1000 came with a Garmin mount that works well...

My E1000 came with a Garmin mount that works well although I don't like having my expensive computer sticking "out front" and exposed to damage or "loss." So I too bought the SRAM mount but attach...
11-10-15, 10:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,263
Posted By Gyrine

0311 '01-05 Grunts forever ...

0311 '01-05

Grunts forever ...
11-10-15, 12:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,263
Posted By Gyrine

Happy birthday Chesty!

Happy birthday Chesty!
10-24-15, 08:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,235
Posted By Gyrine

No gels, no Gatorade, no Cliff bars, etc. I eat...

No gels, no Gatorade, no Cliff bars, etc. I eat real food when and if I get hungry. I drink water if and when I get thirsty.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-15, 03:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By Gyrine

No probs sleeping after a big ride; it's the...

No probs sleeping after a big ride; it's the night before that I have problems. Just too excited I guess ...
Forum: Commuting
10-02-15, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,123
Posted By Gyrine

I don't bike commute but do ride and lift. Most...

I don't bike commute but do ride and lift. Most lifting programs discourage cardio for a number of reasons but mostly because it almost always involves using your legs, which, if you exhaust them,...
09-27-15, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,158
Posted By Gyrine

If you have to get off the bike, shoulder it, run...

If you have to get off the bike, shoulder it, run up the hill and then tell your friend you need to practice for the up coming cross season.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-15, 03:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 969
Posted By Gyrine

Yea, ride several bike shop floor bikes but be...

Yea, ride several bike shop floor bikes but be aware that 54" from one manufacturer may not have the same geometry as a 54" from another manufacturer; in fact, most likely it will not. As you have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-15, 10:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By Gyrine

You need to drop the nose of your saddle a few...

You need to drop the nose of your saddle a few mm's. Just a bit and try it - small adjustments until it's right for each position, hoods and drops. Don't drop it too far or you will transfer...
09-06-15, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,233
Posted By Gyrine

The underlying cause of aching pain and numbness...

The underlying cause of aching pain and numbness in the hands and arms is that is excessive weight is placed on them during the ride. Adjusting body positiion, seat position, or even stem adjustment...
08-21-15, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By Gyrine

http://youtu.be/2pnbJ64zvME

http://youtu.be/2pnbJ64zvME
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-15, 11:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,141
Posted By Gyrine

Don't know about your "huge production" problem...

Don't know about your "huge production" problem with your triple - never owned one. But even with a double, it does take some finite amount of time for the chain to fully engage when shifting to the...
08-16-15, 06:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,610
Posted By Gyrine

Clothes tree - that's what mine is.

Clothes tree - that's what mine is.
08-12-15, 10:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,233
Posted By Gyrine

You didn't mention price. If cost is no object,...

You didn't mention price. If cost is no object, don't screw around, get the Edge 1000. Hard to find any deal on a Garmin though I did see a used Edge 1000 on Craigslist for $100 off new.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-15, 03:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,540
Posted By Gyrine

Foul - right at the top of the SDOT page: ...

Foul - right at the top of the SDOT page:

"Based on survey data, 1969 Please note: We continue to make this page available due to public interest although the information is more than 40 years...
Forum: Introductions
07-21-15, 12:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By Gyrine

It is. Almost all rides are listed on Meetup and...

It is. Almost all rides are listed on Meetup and almost all include a Ride With GPS link. That is except the big rides like STP, etc.
07-21-15, 12:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,489
Posted By Gyrine

I ride clipless but don't think about peddling...

I ride clipless but don't think about peddling technique and just peddle naturally. I'm more interested in cadence, speed (go fast whenever conditions allow), and trying not to hit anything.
Forum: Introductions
07-21-15, 12:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By Gyrine

Hi Chase - join the Cascade Bike Club Cascade...

Hi Chase - join the Cascade Bike Club Cascade Bicycle Club | Improving Lives Through Bicycling (http://www.cascade.org)
It's cheap, I think $30, but you don't even have to join to go on the group...
07-08-15, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,381
Posted By Gyrine

You might try moving your saddle back a few mm's...

You might try moving your saddle back a few mm's to take the pressure off your arms. http://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/722724-riding-position-discovery.html
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-15, 11:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,222
Posted By Gyrine

Treating pain is not preventing it. Tolerizing...

Treating pain is not preventing it. Tolerizing yourself, as in "gettting used to it" seems nonsensical and possibly dangerous. Many academic studies have looked at stretching asking if it prevents...
07-07-15, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,595
Posted By Gyrine

http://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/722724-ridi...

http://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/722724-riding-position-discovery.html
07-05-15, 09:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,753
Posted By Gyrine

My guess is that you are overdoing it, not water,...

My guess is that you are overdoing it, not water, potassium, or electrolytes. You might try to integrate a leg conditioning program that incorporates some weight lifting.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-15, 04:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 879
Posted By Gyrine

You don't have to eat veggies to lose weight. ...

You don't have to eat veggies to lose weight. And you don't have to count calories either - that's just mental torture. Being overweight you probably already know how to lose it, just need the...
06-18-15, 12:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,829
Posted By Gyrine

You might take a look at Carmichael's "The Time...

You might take a look at Carmichael's "The Time Crunched Cyclist." He offers very detailed training plans that have no other purpose than to improve your stamina and pace. Just a mix of hard...
06-15-15, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 866
Posted By Gyrine

My new bike came with a bottle of touch-up paint....

My new bike came with a bottle of touch-up paint. At first I didn't know what it was - grease, oil, thread locker? Paint! Never heard of such a thing.
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