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04-27-14, 08:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,214
Posted By trigger

I had a problem with one of my knees for a few...

I had a problem with one of my knees for a few years. MRI, several doctors etc, and no closer to knowing what the issue was. It affected my ability to do most physical exercise, and though it wasn't...
04-24-14, 06:33 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 11,543
Posted By trigger

Back to the OP and the need for resistance...

Back to the OP and the need for resistance training to meet body composition goals.

There's a book (and iPhone app by the same name) called You Are Your Own Gym that gives a host of great body...
04-24-14, 06:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,210
Posted By trigger

There's a book (and iPhone app by the same name)...

There's a book (and iPhone app by the same name) called You Are Your Own Gym that gives a host of great body weight exercises, including a whole section on working the core - no tools needed. The...
04-05-14, 08:32 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 16,041
Posted By trigger

Re: the noise issue - What about making green...

Re: the noise issue - What about making green smoothies and taking those to work with you, assuming you can stash them in the fridge until you want them. Using a Magic Bullet or something similar is...
03-12-14, 06:30 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,681
Posted By trigger

I think it has to start with younger people, and...

I think it has to start with younger people, and that it'll take a while to fix the issue in the areas in which the fields are small. My experience as a very keen, very motivated beginner racer was...
02-05-14, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 666,576
Posted By trigger

Had lost 70+ pounds after years of being heavy,...

Had lost 70+ pounds after years of being heavy, kept it off for three years, but have put back on 15lbs after dealing with a couple of injuries. Hoping to get back to where I was (150 - 155lb) by the...
Forum: Commuting
12-09-13, 09:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,506
Posted By trigger

I've actually been wondering if at least some...

I've actually been wondering if at least some "road rules" issues are related to this. At least in my city, I think a large portion of young cyclists simply don't know the rules of the road and the...
Forum: Touring
10-15-13, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By trigger

Pretty sure that you need to start with the...

Pretty sure that you need to start with the student visa. Pretty standard practice, from what I understand, is to apply for a tourist extension when the student visa is about to expire, which is...
06-25-13, 11:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,619
Posted By trigger

They do still make the Light Flyer. I have one...

They do still make the Light Flyer. I have one too. It rocks.
06-17-13, 05:27 PM
06-14-13, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,274
Posted By trigger

Thanks so much! And yes, with the Fraser...

Thanks so much!

And yes, with the Fraser Canyon I'm thinking about Hope to Kamloops, or thereabouts, though I understand the scenery will drop off a bit at about Boston Bar and become ranch land. ...
06-13-13, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,274
Posted By trigger

Vancouver Island Routing Help - Nanaimo, Campbell River, Gabriola, S. Spring

Hello all,

Will be coming out West later this summer, and hoping for some routing advice that will see me from Nanaimo to Campbell river, and also out to Gabriola and Salt Spring. Then either back...
06-11-13, 09:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 762
Posted By trigger

Thanks all, I'm definitely weighing everyone's...

Thanks all, I'm definitely weighing everyone's advice and working on getting things better day by day.

BUT I really don't think what I'm eating is "starving" myself. I'm a woman, and 1450 calories...
06-07-13, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 844
Posted By trigger

I'd had success with Lose It, but downloaded this...

I'd had success with Lose It, but downloaded this last night, and I think I already prefer it. The ability to track water intake alone may be enough for me to switch. The food database also seems...
06-04-13, 12:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 762
Posted By trigger

Yes - I agree. It's something I really struggle...

Yes - I agree. It's something I really struggle with as a vegetarian, and particularly now that I'm counting calories. I'd welcome whatever dairy and animal free suggestions people have. I'm going to...
06-04-13, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 762
Posted By trigger

Haven't really made a drastic change, I'd been...

Haven't really made a drastic change, I'd been vegetarian for a long while before my brief paleo fling. I've always eaten mostly healthy as well, just over the last few years with inactivity and the...
06-04-13, 07:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 762
Posted By trigger

Yesterday: Breakfast:1/2 cup gluten free...

Yesterday:

Breakfast:1/2 cup gluten free oatmeal, 4oz almond milk, 1 tablespoon honey, 1/8 cup dried cranberries, 1 tablespoon chia seeds, 1 tablespoon flax
Lunch:1/2 cup black beans, 4 egg...
06-03-13, 06:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 762
Posted By trigger

My diet when I gained the weight was all over the...

My diet when I gained the weight was all over the place. I was having some health issues and not working out much or riding, and yet I continued to eat like things were normal. One of my health...
06-02-13, 06:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 762
Posted By trigger

I do have a tracking app, and I use it. ...

I do have a tracking app, and I use it.

More protein in the morning - yes, I will get on that.

Hmmmm ... lifting won't make me lose fat, correct, but having a higher lean muscle mass should...
06-02-13, 05:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 762
Posted By trigger

Thanks. I do have a tracking app on my phone...

Thanks.

I do have a tracking app on my phone that I use, which is how I can track my macronutrient breakdowns. I think my diet is generally pretty good, but I'm not getting the results I want so...
06-02-13, 03:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 762
Posted By trigger

Help getting back on track with nutrition and weight loss

Hi all ...

I've read a lot of the threads here, and you all seem quite knowledgable and helpful, so I thought I'd post here too. I'm looking for whatever advise and help you can provide, but also...
03-10-13, 04:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,762
Posted By trigger

I'm strapped for time too, and what I do is cook...

I'm strapped for time too, and what I do is cook large amounts two nights a week (usually the weekends) and these serve as either dinners or lunches for most of the rest of the week. I'll make a big...
03-05-13, 08:45 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,762
Posted By trigger

I might also add that there don't seem to be a...

I might also add that there don't seem to be a lot of vegetables in your diet. In addition to providing you with all sorts of nutritional benefit (vitamins, minerals etc), veggies are great at...
10-07-12, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By trigger

Kona Major One?

Kona Major One?
05-28-12, 03:59 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,899
Posted By trigger

In Toronto I'd try Paul at Blacksmith ($80 for a...

In Toronto I'd try Paul at Blacksmith ($80 for a basic fit, if I recall) or La Biciletta if you're going to pay for a real fit (which is money well spent imho). Duke's apparently does a good job as...
05-25-12, 03:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,732
Posted By trigger

?????

?????
05-24-12, 08:57 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,899
Posted By trigger

As a second option if you've not done any long...

As a second option if you've not done any long rides before, the ride out to Oakville and back is something like 80km and is pretty nice.
05-16-12, 03:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 580
Posted By trigger

Specialized makes some very good women's saddles....

Specialized makes some very good women's saddles. I use the Ruby, which is the female version of the Toupe. They've got lots of models to pick from, and a Specialized dealer may have loaner ones...
05-11-12, 01:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,997
Posted By trigger

FYI, if / when she goes over to a chamois-type...

FYI, if / when she goes over to a chamois-type bottom, you might want to start with a short / knicker rather than a bib. For bathroom breaks, bibs are a real hassle for us ladies, and I only wear...
04-28-12, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By trigger

Excellent, thanks!

Excellent, thanks!
04-28-12, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By trigger

Campy / Shimano Compatibility

Hey there - I searched, but didn't come up with anything.

What I'm hoping someone here can answer is whether or not I can use 10 speed Campy shifters with a 105 rear derailleur and otherwise...
04-09-12, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,272
Posted By trigger

*she* But thanks. I've managed to sort it...

*she*

But thanks. I've managed to sort it out, though I'm also considering just putting my SSCX back in full cross mode and getting something more appropriate for commuting. Dunno. But I'm sorted...
03-29-12, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,272
Posted By trigger

Nice. This is the answer I was hoping to get....

Nice. This is the answer I was hoping to get. :thumb: The bike has one eyelet at the rear, so axles aren't an issue, and the rack I linked to can be mounted to the brake bridge. Neat. I'll be...
03-29-12, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,272
Posted By trigger

How much of a PITA is a rear rack with track ends

Hey there folks.

I've got a nice SS cross bike with track ends, and it's going to be forced into duty as my daily commuter until I can save for something more appropriate - probably a cross bike...
02-11-12, 10:53 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 14,520
Posted By trigger

Well, here's an option. You'd likely have to buy...

Well, here's an option. You'd likely have to buy it blind, but for $150 they'll let you tweak the specs to your heart's content. Great handmade frame, choice of paint, some choice of components,...
02-08-12, 08:48 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 6,433
Posted By trigger

Oh, all sorts of things. Get yourself a paleo...

Oh, all sorts of things. Get yourself a paleo cookbook as paleo also = gluten free. I make wicked good energy bars out of nuts, seeds, almond butter and coconut oil. Cook it up in a pan, stick in...
02-08-12, 07:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,809
Posted By trigger

As a woman who is kind of bored of women's...

As a woman who is kind of bored of women's racing, I think this could be worth exploring / considering.
02-08-12, 03:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,809
Posted By trigger

Hmmmm. Some of those things I can work on, other...

Hmmmm. Some of those things I can work on, other not so much ... I trust you'll be alright with that, eh?
02-08-12, 03:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,809
Posted By trigger

I'm also female and read this forum regularly. ...

I'm also female and read this forum regularly. I've learned a great deal for which I thank you all, but feel I don't have much to contribute at this stage. I would warrant that there are an awful...
10-11-10, 08:51 AM
Replies: 59,818
Views: 2,301,079
Posted By trigger

Krabbe ... as in the guy that wrote the Rider. ...

Krabbe ... as in the guy that wrote the Rider.

(But, uh, I wouldn't have known that without the link in your blog.)
09-26-10, 09:46 AM
Replies: 59,818
Views: 2,301,079
Posted By trigger

That's what I thought. I've been hearing some...

That's what I thought. I've been hearing some things regarding the new Mac OS that make me nervous in this regard, so I'll ask again - anybody know of a good anti malware program for Mac?
09-25-10, 02:35 PM
Replies: 59,818
Views: 2,301,079
Posted By trigger

Hey, can anyone suggest a good malwar / security...

Hey, can anyone suggest a good malwar / security program for the Mac OS?
09-09-10, 09:20 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,178,103
Posted By trigger

Ah, well it's not that precise yet. I've got the...

Ah, well it's not that precise yet. I've got the periods (base, build, A races etc) mapped out, but not the workouts. I'm only dealing with those when I get to each period generally, and more...
09-09-10, 09:00 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,178,103
Posted By trigger

If there's a better way to do it, please let me...

If there's a better way to do it, please let me know, because going with Friel's book (which seems to be the general wisdom) sets it up like this.
09-09-10, 02:45 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,178,103
Posted By trigger

Thanks! Yeah, it made sense to me but I wanted...

Thanks! Yeah, it made sense to me but I wanted to check. Getting that wrong would have really been a "D'oh!" moment.

As to the rest, I've just come off my first season of racing after a season...
09-09-10, 01:22 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,178,103
Posted By trigger

Ok - this is a dumb question, but I want to make...

Ok - this is a dumb question, but I want to make sure I've got this right; it's my first attempt at a structured training plan.

During base, do I count cross-training and weight room hours toward...
09-05-10, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,178,103
Posted By trigger

Quality time with Friel trying to put together my...

Quality time with Friel trying to put together my first coherent and targeted training plan. I anticipate needing help, y'all.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-10, 08:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 879
Posted By trigger

Make sure, sure, sure that the reach on the bike...

Make sure, sure, sure that the reach on the bike is appropriate for her. If she is reaching too far for the bars her hips / pelvis will not be able to tilt so that her weight is on her sit bones. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-10, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,276
Posted By trigger

I've got one bike with Centaur 10 speed and one...

I've got one bike with Centaur 10 speed and one with Mirage 10 speed. The Centaur is objectively "better" in that I find the shifts crisper, but I am racing this season on the Mirage and have had no...
06-12-10, 03:44 PM
Replies: 59,818
Views: 2,301,079
Posted By trigger

It's not long ... I'm a chick. But yeah, some...

It's not long ... I'm a chick. But yeah, some climbing and mostly just me being all freaked out ... I'll settle down once the race starts. I got dropped on my first real race (though finished...
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