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04-28-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,207
Posted By livedarklions

If I do nothing other than stand on the cramping...

If I do nothing other than stand on the cramping leg, the cramp will last about 75 seconds. If I drink pickle juice, eat mustard or whatever, it miraculously goes away after about a minute and a...
04-28-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,207
Posted By Wildwood

V8 juice Heat Theraworx (as a last resort) ...

V8 juice
Heat
Theraworx (as a last resort)

Cramps don't mean you rode too many miles today, they probably mean you rode too few miles in the last 3 months.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,294
Posted By MattTheHat

Would that be a metric smidgeon or an imperial...

Would that be a metric smidgeon or an imperial smidgeon? There’s a substantial difference.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,294
Posted By asgelle

You don't need N, R, or T. P_1V_1=P_2V_2. So...

You don't need N, R, or T. P_1V_1=P_2V_2. So pressure in pump+tire equals pressure originally in tire times the ratio of the volume of the tire to the volume of pump plus tire. That assumes things go...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,990
Posted By tomato coupe

You must be joking. My bikes are all so timid...

You must be joking. My bikes are all so timid they won't even leave the house without me.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,857
Posted By Leinster

Shame on me. One of the first lessons I was...

Shame on me.

One of the first lessons I was given as a young cyclist was ”never use your tire levers to put the tire back on.”

I can probably count on the fingers on one foot the amount of...
04-01-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,959
Posted By asgelle

A change in weight has the same effect on rolling...

A change in weight has the same effect on rolling resistance as it does on the gravity term.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,084
Posted By Leinster

Flats will happen, the only question to the...

Flats will happen, the only question to the cycling Gods is "when?"

Walking-in-cleats distance from home is pretty benevolent of them in that regard.

It also gives the added bonus of "Honey!...
03-14-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,245
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

It's probably "piriformis syndrome." I think...

It's probably "piriformis syndrome." I think calling it a syndrome of a bit weird. Your sciatic nerve comes out of your spine and on its way down your leg, passes through your piriformis muscle,...
03-14-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,244
Posted By Chuckles1

I get them now that I'm in my mid- sixties; ...

I get them now that I'm in my mid- sixties; never got them when I was younger. And I get them after rides, hours later, not during. If I do get a crampy feeling when cycling, I slow down for a...
02-22-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,681
Posted By big john

I don't subscribe to this and only "take the...

I don't subscribe to this and only "take the lane" under extreme conditions.
02-21-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,917
Posted By Random11

Running is harder. I was a runner for more than...

Running is harder. I was a runner for more than 50 years until my knees just couldn't take it anymore, so I started cycling three years ago. I ran five marathons (bucket list items, just to say I did...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,456
Posted By OldTryGuy

105.48 mile ride today to close out the month.

105.48 mile ride today to close out the month.
01-29-21, 12:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,934
Posted By OldTryGuy

Been wearing glasses for 60+ years so goggles not...

Been wearing glasses for 60+ years so goggles not needed.
01-14-21, 03:20 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,071
Posted By BikeLite

blinking front and back always

blinking front and back always
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-21, 04:12 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 18,899
Posted By a1penguin

My goal was 7000 for the year but my last ride...

My goal was 7000 for the year but my last ride was on 11/22, two days before I started treatment for breast cancer Today was my first ride since 2020. I'm still going through treatment but am...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 18,899
Posted By Madridjoe

Finished with 10,857 miles and a little over...

Finished with 10,857 miles and a little over 625,000 feet of climbing, my best year ever, but then I had a lot of free time this year.........and I turned 70 in September so not a bad year for an old...
Forum: Southeast
12-08-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By JAJ0404

Slap a "Roll Tide" sticker on that wheelbarrow...

Slap a "Roll Tide" sticker on that wheelbarrow and you're good.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 12:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,841
Posted By Jayson17

Do you suggest upgrading the cassette to a 11-34...

Do you suggest upgrading the cassette to a 11-34 instead? I think it depends on the rear derailleur what the max teeth you can have on the cassette and might need to change the whole drivetrain...
10-04-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,774
Posted By Random11

My first century

I rode my first century today--104 miles. I read Tomm Williams' thread on his century and I took the easy way out. Flat multi-use path, temperature in the 70s, and did four out-and-backs to total up...
10-03-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,160
Posted By zacster

Did you check the battery with a multimeter? I...

Did you check the battery with a multimeter? I always do when I replace batteries in any device to make sure it is really just the battery and it usually is. Also, take a pencil eraser to the...
10-01-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,160
Posted By Tourist in MSN

The HRM chest straps I typically use are not...

The HRM chest straps I typically use are not ANT+, they are an older electronic standard than that. Takes a large coin in a slot in the round battery cover to turn it.

I have a Garmin ANT+ strap,...
09-26-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,529
Posted By genejockey

The question I always have when they do these...

The question I always have when they do these cadence studies is how used to riding at high cadences were the subjects? I mean, when I first started trying to spin >90, I found it really difficult. ...
09-09-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,521
Posted By pdlamb

I'd suggest you don't jump into training just...

I'd suggest you don't jump into training just yet. Go ride your bike, four or five times a week, for the first month. Have fun. Then you can assess where you are and start formal training October...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 12:33 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,660
Posted By banerjek

No, but your body position does whether you're ...

No, but your body position does whether you're standing or sitting
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,582
Posted By Bah Humbug

I'd much rather continue to use Garmins than have...

I'd much rather continue to use Garmins than have another ******g subscription in my life.
07-31-20, 05:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,888
Posted By jpescatore

I was a "routine dehydrator" for many years, both...

I was a "routine dehydrator" for many years, both biking and kayaking (where you need your hands all the time, even harder to drink while moving), and hiking for that matter. Bonked once or twice...
07-30-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,888
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

This study...

This study https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23121348/
relates what is now well-accepted gospel - some dehydration is beneficial to performance, but that limit is somewhere around 3%. IMO the OP...
07-19-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 656
Posted By Trakhak

As any coach would tell you: 1-second...

As any coach would tell you:

1-second warm-up - 1-second interval - 1-second rest period - 1-second interval - 1-second cool down.
07-19-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By unterhausen

I fixed the misspelling. You can report your...

I fixed the misspelling. You can report your post and a mod will fix, it's best to say what you want the subject to say.

I had my 800 goof up on a rough rail tail (horses, dangit) but the main...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,899
Posted By spelger

i don't like these segments that go through stop...

i don't like these segments that go through stop signs. they make absolutely no sense. not sure if it is possible but strava should kill them as they are created. not sure if stop signs are on some...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 15,054
Posted By RChung

You can do both, you know. That's allowed.

You can do both, you know. That's allowed.
07-08-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,222
Posted By Steve B.

It's all about fitness and three months is not...

It's all about fitness and three months is not enough time to get the fitness you desire to hang with the group. I'd recommend continue hanging in tough, as group riding is a quick way to get speed....
06-17-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 32,507
Posted By livedarklions

You did not just "make an observation", you...

You did not just "make an observation", you started by saying you disagreed with us about or own fitness program, you called what we were doing "ludicrous", patronized the hell out of us ("I don't...
06-16-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,989
Posted By Seattle Forrest

If nobody made new threads, this place would be...

If nobody made new threads, this place would be pretty boring. ;)
06-16-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 32,507
Posted By livedarklions

All due respect, but I lost 100 pounds from...

All due respect, but I lost 100 pounds from dieting alone, and an additional 40 pounds by working out with hours like outlined by DaveLeeNC above. I've kept that weight off for 4 years and counting....
06-16-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 32,507
Posted By livedarklions

All due respect to your mother, but I found that...

All due respect to your mother, but I found that if I maintained a higher level of activity, I actually lost about 40 pounds while eating a bit more. Everyone is different in this regard.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,358
Posted By rseeker

Same here, some from above, but mostly popping...

Same here, some from above, but mostly popping straight out from under my eyebrows and around the socket. It's very annoying, especially since I wear glasses, meaning I can't just do an easy wipe. ...
06-01-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3,376
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Posted By jppe

Excellent!! Do you have the ability to see your...

Excellent!! Do you have the ability to see your metrics.....speed, cadence, heart rate and distance for example?

Also what is the typical terrain and environment that you ride in. Hills, wind...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,384
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Carried the bike out, realized the Varia battery...

Carried the bike out, realized the Varia battery was dead while I was calibrating my power meter. I said to hell with it and rode anyway. Spent two hours feeling a little apprehensive, and looking...
04-09-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,238
Posted By krecik

At fist I thought you wanted a mudguard attached...

At fist I thought you wanted a mudguard attached to your ass and then I realised it was a mailbox... :o
03-10-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,561
Posted By OldsCOOL

I ride alone. Yeaaaaaaah all by myself. You know...

I ride alone. Yeaaaaaaah all by myself. You know when I ride alone, I prefer to be by myself.
03-04-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 994
Posted By Machka

Indoor Cycling Subforum!!

Check it out! New subforum for indoor cycling!

https://www.bikeforums.net/indoor-stationary-cycling-forum/
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 989
Posted By redlude97

you should do it as many times a week as you can...

you should do it as many times a week as you can recover from, then work on extending and connecting sweetspot intervals to increase time in zone
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,321
Posted By datlas

BTW pet peeve, but "dish" in wheel-speak means...

BTW pet peeve, but "dish" in wheel-speak means offset of rear hub for gears/cassette..

It does NOT mean deep-section rims.
12-19-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By IBJoel

I see now. You're on the wrong skin. If you...

I see now. You're on the wrong skin. If you scroll to the very bottom of your profile page, you should see "Default Style" in the bottom left corner. Click that menu and select "BikeForums NG"
12-17-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,584
Posted By jppe

Birthday Ride With Local Legend!!

I had the pleasure of riding with a local legend and a few others from the High Point, NC area this weekend. He turned 82 years old last week and we rode 82 miles in honor of his birthday. He has...
11-18-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 22,934
Posted By Oakman

I thought my cycling days were over when...

I thought my cycling days were over when Parkinson's struck and caused me to use a cane or walker to get around. It was very sad day in 2013 when I sold my beloved PX10 that I had for more than 40...
11-06-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,643
Posted By Hermes

Welcome to Bike Forums. There is a form of...

Welcome to Bike Forums.

There is a form of training, sometimes called bonk training, that may be part of a periodized training program. The goal of bonk training is to develop the ability to burn...
11-02-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,653
Posted By AndreyT

Next step - Möbius tire: installing a tire so...

Next step - Möbius tire: installing a tire so that both inside and outside are actually the same side.
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