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07-28-16, 06:34 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,383
Posted By kzin

Keto doesn't demand 'low protein'. It...

Keto doesn't demand 'low protein'.

It demands less than hugely high protein, like well over 30% of calories.
07-28-16, 06:27 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,383
Posted By kzin

No. A 'no carb' diet won't kill or even hurt...

No.

A 'no carb' diet won't kill or even hurt you.
I've done a week of all meat and quit because I was bored, not because anything remotely bad was happening.

16 years of research into low-carb...
07-27-16, 07:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,436
Posted By kzin

Your bike is ruined forever. Ship it to me with...

Your bike is ruined forever.
Ship it to me with 20$ processing fee and I'll properly dispose of it.
You're welcome.
:)
07-27-16, 07:15 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,383
Posted By kzin

It is well established in addiction treatment...

It is well established in addiction treatment that moderation is very ineffective and 'cold turkey' abstinence is more effective.

This implies that for anyone whose weight issues are related to...
07-27-16, 05:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,139
Posted By kzin

Put the bike on the car drive to work ride...

Put the bike on the car
drive to work
ride bike home

now you have to ride to work next day
07-26-16, 09:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,901
Posted By kzin

You really should do a flat ground test ride...

You really should do a flat ground test ride asap.
Even if its round and round one smallish block.
You might well pass the first time.
A man of your fitness on that new bike - this test should be...
07-26-16, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,594
Posted By kzin

heard a story by the commentators of a rider in...

heard a story by the commentators of a rider in 'trouble' giving a roadside home(rv?)owner an autographed water bottle to use his bathroom.
something like that, anyway.
07-25-16, 06:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,594
Posted By kzin

thanks, obvious point after you mention it :)

thanks,

obvious point after you mention it :)
07-24-16, 09:10 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,383
Posted By kzin

Those are fine suggestions that may work for some...

Those are fine suggestions that may work for some people.

For me they're like asking a 20 year alcoholic to go to happy hour and have one beer.

btw-
The cookout was extreme bordering on...
07-24-16, 08:57 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,383
Posted By kzin

Maybe, which means you might take a second...

Maybe, which means you might take a second thought about whether your interpretation of the first line is what I really meant.

The tendency to gain weight is genetic and nearly universal.
Most...
07-23-16, 05:01 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,383
Posted By kzin

wtf? You quote 2 lines and rant away totally...

wtf?
You quote 2 lines and rant away totally ignoring one of them.
07-22-16, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,594
Posted By kzin

Dumping time?

Will breakaway or kom specialists Deliberately lose time in early stages so that later they will be no threat and allowed to stay ahead by gc teams?
07-22-16, 12:02 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,383
Posted By kzin

re the OP? Agree that if you cut calories...

re the OP?

Agree that if you cut calories you lose weight, period.
I think all mcdonalds has to be one of the hardest possible ways to do it
relative to the deprivation management we've been...
07-22-16, 05:58 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,383
Posted By kzin

I'm celebrating rather than arguing for a while. ...

I'm celebrating rather than arguing for a while.

I dropped from >210 to <195 pretty routinely then stuck thereabouts for many weeks.
Finally saw 189 yesterday!

among other problems:
July 4...
07-22-16, 05:52 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,383
Posted By kzin

You're equating overweight and obese when they're...

You're equating overweight and obese when they're separate categories in most statistics.

35% obese plus well over 20% overweight = most people fat by my way of thinking.
Especially when a lot of...
07-20-16, 09:14 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,383
Posted By kzin

I can't just be different? Perception of...

I can't just be different?
Perception of deprivation isn't complicated enough that people can have different experiences and neither is wrong?

You might as well tell me I can't prefer redheads...
07-20-16, 07:34 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,383
Posted By kzin

I didn't bring up the fact that the overwhelming...

I didn't bring up the fact that the overwhelming majority of weight loss efforts fail to argue that nobody succeeds and nobody should try. Personally, I'm at 190 at 56 after a high of 222 at 40. 190...
07-20-16, 05:54 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,383
Posted By kzin

Reality is a sad world? Maybe. Are you...

Reality is a sad world? Maybe.

Are you actually denying that most(western) people over 30 are above their healthiest fat level?
07-20-16, 05:43 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,383
Posted By kzin

And you don't look around and find that you're an...

And you don't look around and find that you're an exception to the general pattern(first approximation)?
07-19-16, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By kzin

This is all that really matters and why most...

This is all that really matters and why most arguments about the right way to lose weight are amazingly stupid.
07-19-16, 05:45 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,383
Posted By kzin

Weight loss is all about deprivation. Anybody who...

Weight loss is all about deprivation. Anybody who has weight to lose by definition needs to deprive themselves of something. Mechanistically that may be extra calories in every case but that doesn't...
07-19-16, 05:32 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,383
Posted By kzin

Weight is regained because being hungry sucks and...

Weight is regained because being hungry sucks and eating everything you want is fun.

Everything you're saying is just detail.
07-19-16, 05:28 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,383
Posted By kzin

As a first approximation everyone IS fat. At...

As a first approximation everyone IS fat.
At least everyone who has lived long enough for the constant gain to accumulate significantly.
Borderline obese people think they're not fat because they...
07-18-16, 02:00 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,383
Posted By kzin

What's the point? 99% of weight loss fails...

What's the point?

99% of weight loss fails or is gained back. Period. Calorie counting too. Everybody is genetically programmed to eat at weight gain levels. It prepares us to survive the hard...
07-18-16, 01:40 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,383
Posted By kzin

This is a nonsensical claim because for many,...

This is a nonsensical claim because for many, maybe most people some kind of "woo" is essential to cutting calories.

I'm 56 and have proven many times over that the one way I can lose weight is...
07-15-16, 06:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,259
Posted By kzin

This. By adjusting time to the crash they also...

This.
By adjusting time to the crash they also eliminate the running w/o the bike issue.
More reason its a good decision.
Not like there isn't strong precedent in cycling for adjusting to odd...
06-09-16, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By kzin

3sp igh says rat,tat,tat,tat..........................rat,tat,tat,tat................

So it's a multiple clack noise within an obviously longer cycle.
Sounds kind of rattly as if something is loose.

Not happening in 1st, always happening in 3rd, sometimes in second.
Went from...
05-27-16, 06:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,053
Posted By kzin

interesting stuff, thanks for the link cycle...

interesting stuff, thanks for the link

cycle erg + leg press + measure results in quads is very tightly focused

Was it 'endurance training' per se that helped or just extra volume of work for...
05-25-16, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By kzin

bar ends up?

Last night for the 3rd time in a few months I saw a side-walk mt biker with the bar ends pointed straight up.

Not up and forward; 90deg, totally vertical.

Is this a thing?
05-23-16, 10:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,078
Posted By kzin

Even given what you say about the 'aero or die'...

Even given what you say about the 'aero or die' nature of pro riding you still see riders at both extremes.
Practically vertical lower back to nearly horizontal lower back,
05-21-16, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,086
Posted By kzin

I've been running a sram dd for 2-3 years with no...

I've been running a sram dd for 2-3 years with no particular problems.

The thing is you have all the minor downsides of both systems, igh and derailer.

Mine has convinced me that what I really...
05-21-16, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,484
Posted By kzin

If what you're doing isn't working then try...

If what you're doing isn't working then try something else.
Something like low carb/keto that has worked very well for many other people(+me)
should be worth a shot.

One thing NOT to do is try...
05-12-16, 02:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,396
Posted By kzin

a. No, No! **** NO!! b. yes c. Intense...

a. No, No! **** NO!!
b. yes
c. Intense exercise always saps the immune system temporarily. Excessively frequent intense exercise can depress immune function chronically. Frequent moderate exercise...
05-12-16, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 621
Posted By kzin

I'm not an MD and don't even play one on tv. ...

I'm not an MD and don't even play one on tv.

I have similar issues with beta blockers and my answer is yes, adjust down for the drug.

I've been doing 'Maffetone' aerobic heart rate training, he...
05-05-16, 08:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,574
Posted By kzin

EPOC <> effect on appetite EPOC is...

EPOC <> effect on appetite

EPOC is consistent physiology and has been shown quantitatively to have minimal effect for nearly everybody.

Effect on appetite seems to have massive individual...
05-04-16, 12:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,574
Posted By kzin

This is true if you stick to words. Plug in...

This is true if you stick to words.

Plug in actual numbers and it's trivial.
05-04-16, 09:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,073
Posted By kzin

Yes, it will almost surely eliminate it Just...

Yes, it will almost surely eliminate it

Just buy a fixed wheel and put it on, no problem if you have the EBB.

thread ran its course and I'm not complaining about a highjack but you'd probably...
05-04-16, 08:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,498
Posted By kzin

excellent idea. 4-5 miles the weight and...

excellent idea.

4-5 miles the weight and heat issues are going to be minimal

As an ex MXer I've long wondered why cyclists think they need to protect their head but not their face.
I'd have...
04-30-16, 07:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,073
Posted By kzin

I suppose that bothering to post the question in...

I suppose that bothering to post the question in this forum implies a lot higher priority than it really is in my life.
Exercise is just part of my health program.
Biking is just part of my...
04-29-16, 03:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,073
Posted By kzin

thanks for the feedback Given that the only...

thanks for the feedback

Given that the only practical fix is more time on the fixed gear which isn't a practical option, staying on the freewheel for my occasional single gear rides seems more...
04-29-16, 07:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,219
Posted By kzin

Pull the 12 off and put the 11 and a spacer back...

Pull the 12 off and put the 11 and a spacer back on to not lose anything off the top end.
Or pull the second biggest out to give more of a granny effect.

thought you needed more options :)
04-29-16, 04:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By kzin

1. sure its not junk, dont know beyond that. ...

1. sure its not junk, dont know beyond that.

2. The new bike actually has a very slightly lower low than the old bike because of the 36t on the cassette. Also a slightly higher high because of the...
04-27-16, 12:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,073
Posted By kzin

still trying to coast

I've had a flip-flop for over a year( riding <10% of total miles on it) and still on every fixed gear ride I try to coast at some point and it tries to buck me off.

Any secret techniques or mind...
04-25-16, 08:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,311
Posted By kzin

Dedicated mt bike based snow bike. Also ride...

Dedicated mt bike based snow bike.

Also ride year round bike in the winter when I'm confident the roads are clear

Also summer only ss/fixed bike
04-22-16, 08:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,637
Posted By kzin

I think if the model is on here its a real bike -...

I think if the model is on here its a real bike -

Home | Schwinn Bicycles (http://www.schwinnbikes.com/)

Otherwise it may well be a wally BSO

I'm perfectly happy with my Cutter though I...
04-20-16, 08:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,962
Posted By kzin

The overlap seems to be understated here. ...

The overlap seems to be understated here.

the typical 3*8 hybrid or mt bike is a 12-speed

fully half of the gears are effectively duplicates
04-18-16, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,121
Posted By kzin

simplest would be to buy that bike and put bar...

simplest would be to buy that bike and put bar end drops on
I have a feeling that wouldn't suit your idea of cool, though
04-18-16, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,121
Posted By kzin

https://www.purefixcycles.com/products/pure-fix-dr...

https://www.purefixcycles.com/products/pure-fix-drop-bars?variant=352154423

these would fit in that bike's clamp and the brake levers and shifter would fit.
shifter almost certainly would not...
04-18-16, 07:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,734
Posted By kzin

For the bikes I ride in the winter I use the...

For the bikes I ride in the winter I use the Mircycle stuck into a straight bar-end for more extension to see around my mittens and parka.
04-14-16, 01:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,516
Posted By kzin

This is about obesity and not cycling specific...

This is about obesity and not cycling specific but there are more studies along this line too

The idea you can be fat but fit is 'a myth' study argues - National Library of Medicine - PubMed...
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