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Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,026
Posted By MinnMan

Going on group rides with a hybrid? You aren't...

Going on group rides with a hybrid? You aren't going to keep up.

Also, you didn't say anything about your weight. Hill climbing is for skinny people.
04-24-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,611
Posted By wgscott

1. Yes 7. My Chris King hub >> bell. ...

1. Yes
7. My Chris King hub >> bell.

Morons with bells like to over-use them, which means I have to cary a frame-pump to stick in their spokes.
04-13-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 667
Posted By 79pmooney

The really sure-fire way to inflate tubes enough...

The really sure-fire way to inflate tubes enough for easy installation and never over-inflate them is to blow them up by mouth. Also fast and easy.

Edit: I see Riveting beat me to it. Didn't...
04-13-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 667
Posted By Riveting

Prior to being placed inside the tire, I inflate...

Prior to being placed inside the tire, I inflate my tubes with my mouth, which a quick Google estimates at ~2 psi.
04-12-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,908
Posted By Eric F

There is more to bike racing than the grand...

There is more to bike racing than the grand tours. Arguably, the best single-day/classics racer in the world right now is Dutch. Also consider the size of the populations you are comparing.
04-12-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,908
Posted By mstateglfr

I can count on one hand the number of people that...

I can count on one hand the number of people that think your parameters should be how elite success should be measured.

Many pro cyclists ride in support of someone. So while that one person...
04-04-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,193
Posted By caloso

Average speed of a Tour stage is mostly...

Average speed of a Tour stage is mostly determined by the terrain, the weather, the stage of the race, whether there’s a breakaway, who’s in the breakaway. . . . Riders care about how much time...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,157
Posted By Rides4Beer

You've put yourself in a continually depleted...

You've put yourself in a continually depleted state. You can't increase the training load and decrease caloric intake and expect to have any kind of decent results. Proper nutrition and recovery are...
03-06-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,487
Posted By Bob S

Heart Rate Monitor – Better Believe it

Several months ago my Garmin Heart Rate Monitor, HRM, started reporting Max and Avg heart rates over 150. I am in my mid 70s and ride 30 – 40 miles several times a week, previously my resting heart...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,694
Posted By datlas

No. What about the wear indicators?? The little...

No. What about the wear indicators?? The little dimples. If they are worn it's time to think about replacement.
02-22-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,131
Posted By seinberg

Update: was unhapy with the coverage of the SKS...

Update: was unhapy with the coverage of the SKS gravel-specific clip on fenders so bought a set of PDW all-metal (aluminum) 45mm fenders. They’re only 1.3lbs for the pair, which surprised me, they’re...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,516
Posted By RChung

I agree. The most important characteristic of a...

I agree. The most important characteristic of a power meter is that it helps you answer your questions, not raise a new one ("I wonder if that's because my power meter isn't telling me the truth?")....
02-12-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,827
Posted By vane171

I tried to look among my history but I think it...

I tried to look among my history but I think it was a post that was not on a topic in the thread, as often happens, so hard to find. However you are in luck. I recalled I copied the picture of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,816
Posted By rubiksoval

Indeed. Which is why you don't even need to mess...

Indeed. Which is why you don't even need to mess about with any of these random "tests" and some algorithm.

Go out, do a workout. If too easy, go harder/longer next time. If too difficult, go...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,816
Posted By Yelhsox

OK thank you all for your help. You all have high...

OK thank you all for your help. You all have high hopes for me at 200W+... Unfortunately, I can't live up to that expectation. But fortunately for me, I think I've fixed my issue.

I performed the...
Forum: Foo
02-01-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By SpeedRanger

Keep up, lycra boy

Clever marketing..


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQ0-brPK_AA
01-30-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,421
Posted By zen_

https://zwofactory.com/ To build your own...

https://zwofactory.com/

To build your own erg workouts.
01-26-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,411
Posted By Bob Ross

I just turned 60 last month, and I am confident...

I just turned 60 last month, and I am confident that if I wanted to ride a double century my body would have no problem: My cycling fitness is pretty darn good (if I do say so myself), not quite...
01-24-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,529
Posted By one4smoke

Don't race, but I watch. Not boring to me at all....

Don't race, but I watch. Not boring to me at all. Like the scenery and photography of the telecasts as well. The strategies of the racers and teams are also very intriguing.
01-20-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,231
Posted By rubiksoval

I ride my bike and do other things outside. Keeps...

I ride my bike and do other things outside. Keeps my core quite strong.
01-15-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,763
Posted By aggiegrads

Hex Key Brand Comparison (photo intensive)

Inspired by Eric F 's hex key question, I decided to take some good photos of various hex key tips to try and help me articulate why I prefer some keys over others. The tip really highlights the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By matt92037

Spend $900 on a Wahoo Kickr Core. Streaming a...

Spend $900 on a Wahoo Kickr Core. Streaming a ride in 4K isnt too boring.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,616
Posted By datlas

Save your money. Remember to stand up for 15-30s...

Save your money. Remember to stand up for 15-30s every 10 minutes while on Zwift. Do it BEFORE you notice the discomfort.

Try it before you start down the rabbit hole of comfortable saddles.
12-15-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,496
Posted By Kapusta

How to avoid being drafted...... Bone spurs?

How to avoid being drafted......

Bone spurs?
11-01-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,482
Posted By dedhed

Looks like a scratch. Especially as it involves...

Looks like a scratch. Especially as it involves the weld as well as the tube. Cracks would tend to follow the weld and not meander like that one. A little fine emery cloth, clean it up for a better...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 04:21 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 11,294
Posted By nomadmax

I can't understand why someone would get their...

I can't understand why someone would get their panties in a bunch about what someone else has on their bicycle? Life doesn't bring them regular/real problems and this is all they have to work on? ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 11,294
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

From what I read, covid-19 put a bit of a damper...

From what I read, covid-19 put a bit of a damper on buying food and water in NYC convenience markets/bodegas for a while. Many riders probably switched from group rides to solo rides, so you can't...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 11,294
Posted By msu2001la

It makes sense if you own that bike and want to...

It makes sense if you own that bike and want to carry stuff while riding it.

Your presumption that it's all about appearances is interesting though. I would tend to think the opposite, that...
07-15-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,977
Posted By Biker395

I believe the reason colds are seasonal has more...

I believe the reason colds are seasonal has more to do with our response to weather, rather than the weather itself. In other words, colds increase an epidemiologically significant period of time...
07-06-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 8,202
Posted By MinnMan

For the nth time, maks don't have to be perfect...

For the nth time, maks don't have to be perfect to reduce transmission. If you want a personal guarantee that a mask will keep you safe, then yes, they have problems. If you take a societal view,...
07-02-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By wgscott

>>>>>> Deconstructionism >> Herminutics >>>>>...

>>>>>> Deconstructionism >> Herminutics >>>>> “Class is used in the service of outmoded, elitist perceptions of society,” >> says Debord; however, according to Hanfkopf , not class that is used in...
07-01-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 7,170
Posted By skookum

Learn to express yourself clearly or be forever...

Learn to express yourself clearly or be forever ignored.
06-30-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 15,889
Posted By caloso

I'm guessing some of the riders on this thread...

I'm guessing some of the riders on this thread never sprint. Or climb steep hills. Or ride over rough ground. Or sprint up steep hills with rough ground (that's for the crossers).

I guess if you...
06-19-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 9,180
Posted By hazetguy

please stop feeding the jjafterdark troll, and...

please stop feeding the jjafterdark troll, and just put him on your ignore list. trust me
06-19-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,010
Posted By gobicycling

Approaching 83, just riding around having fun!

Used to do centuries, Ride the Rockies, track mileage - all that stuff. Now, approaching 81 and my wife approaching 83yo, we just ride for fun. My battery on my old Mtn bike computer died 2 years...
06-18-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,715
Posted By kingston

Irrelevant. Don't ride in the door zone and you...

Irrelevant. Don't ride in the door zone and you won't get doored.
05-22-20, 04:24 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,240
Posted By gsteinb

movies last night ...

movies last night

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05-18-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,435
Posted By tkamd73

There are no experts on CNN, but common sense...

There are no experts on CNN, but common sense would tell you that, he or she is right.
Tim
05-16-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,100
Posted By wgscott

Unfortunately, not all of them are equally...

Unfortunately, not all of them are equally harmless.

Especially when the believers are heavily-armed, and/or infected, or were "elected" president.
05-06-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,119
Posted By WizardOfBoz

STRONGLY suggest that you DO NOT use "petrol". Or...

STRONGLY suggest that you DO NOT use "petrol". Or gasoline. Or whatever you call it.

Petrol/Gas does contain some superior solvents, but it also contains benzene and polycyclic aromatics, all of...
05-05-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,687
Posted By Tacoenthusiast

Lets pause and use critical thinking here for a...

Lets pause and use critical thinking here for a brief moment

How does it make any sense that children can't spread the infection...... What is biologically different?

Is the reason kids aren't...
04-27-20, 02:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,395
Posted By Trevtassie

Ah, I see, you can link to scientific articles...

Ah, I see, you can link to scientific articles that have a tenuous link to your assertions but I can't link to something that supports my argument 100% THE LINK WAS TO A PEER REVIEWED STUDY LINKING...
04-26-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,001
Posted By livedarklions

If you feel you have to claim a high IQ to...

If you feel you have to claim a high IQ to convince someone, you aren't going to be very convincing.

​​​​​OP is clearly impervious to the point that his/her links don't support the wild inferences...
04-25-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,738
Posted By skookum

It wasn't a published study by experts and...

It wasn't a published study by experts and professionals. It was a study by an engineer who didn't bother to consult with virologists or medical experts. The initial idea was good, but the execution...
04-23-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 31,695
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...this thread is a gift that keeps on...

.
...this thread is a gift that keeps on giving. :) In appreciation, I'd like to contribute one potential solution, at the risk of offending the religious. I don't want to get the thread tossed...
04-19-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 754
Posted By Biker395

Everyone gets to make their own decisions about...

Everyone gets to make their own decisions about this stuff. For me, that Belgian-Dutch study fails on 4 counts:

1. It doesn't consider what it takes to infect people.
2. It is inconsistent...
04-16-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 31,695
Posted By wgscott

The best line in this, by far:

The best line in this, by far:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-20, 11:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,703
Posted By tomato coupe

Don't you think this is getting a little out of...

Don't you think this is getting a little out of hand? You've gone from quoting yourself in nearly every post, to quoting yourself where you quote yourself.
03-28-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,379
Posted By wolfchild

Forget about trying to calculate wind dynamics...

Forget about trying to calculate wind dynamics and speed and how it effects germ dispersal...Just do yourself and everyone else a favour and ride solo, until this virus thing has been stabilized and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,393
Posted By melikebikey35

The Sunweb colorway is really nice, and all, but...

The Sunweb colorway is really nice, and all, but I prefer the teal and taupe business that you were bad mouthing earlier ;)
...
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