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01-06-23, 11:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 449
Posted By Polaris OBark

I kind of got tricked into publishing in an mdpi...

I kind of got tricked into publishing in an mdpi journal once, but in general I would be suspicious of anything they publish.
01-06-23, 07:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 522
Posted By himespau

This whole having to say "food calories" every...

This whole having to say "food calories" every time I talk about energy storage with my students (for example comparing /g the energy stored in carbohydrates vs. lipids) is really annoying, but it's...
01-01-23, 07:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,281
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Fixx turned to running in an attempt to reverse...

Fixx turned to running in an attempt to reverse damage already done and to change his life's direction. I think he did a great job of it, wrote a fine book, and helped a lot of people, Unfortunately,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,230
Posted By Polaris OBark

I must go now and ponder.

I must go now and ponder.
12-29-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By Eric F

It's something you just have to dive into and get...

It's something you just have to dive into and get reacquainted with the players. For me, YouTube is where I catch race highlights/recaps, as well as some full-length coverage. You would be able to...
12-29-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By z3px

Catchup on 2022 and preview for 2023?

I haven't followed pro cycling since like 2014-2015 and I'm wanting to try and follow this coming year (2023). Do you have any good 2022 season summaries and 2023 previews? Any summaries of top teams...
12-28-22, 11:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,564
Posted By rsbob

I can so relate to Pete. I too gave up road...

I can so relate to Pete. I too gave up road riding for 12 years and strictly mountain biked. The reason was the fear of getting creamed on the road, for all the reasons we all know so well. I...
10-12-22, 07:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,001
Posted By sincos

A few takeaways from the relegation battle this...

A few takeaways from the relegation battle this year for me:

1. 3 teams started the season with real intent and never let up: Arkea, IWG, Cofidis. IWG of course had a season for the ages, Arkea...
09-17-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By spelger

when i first started out riding indoors i did so...

when i first started out riding indoors i did so at a bike shop during the winter on an old computrainer. old wheel on trainer that also adjusted resistance per grade. i only did 40 mi/week on it and...
08-28-22, 11:21 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,184
Posted By ooga-booga

methinx mas finished 2nd twice and 4th once in...

methinx mas finished 2nd twice and 4th once in the last few vueltas. he's this, well that generation's mollema or majka. always in the top ten on gc. always a follower. never a leader. if he attacks,...
07-31-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,345
Posted By Iride01

Really, of all the dogma and things...

Really, of all the dogma and things misrepresented on the internet, this is the one that bothers you ?
07-30-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,015
Posted By cyclezen

Women's racing is on a cusp. Not too many years...

Women's racing is on a cusp. Not too many years ago, much of the racing was a parade, with a few riders who battled it out. Now we have more riders battling it out, with a lot of inexperienced riders...
07-30-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,015
Posted By surak

The more you post your armchair hot takes on how...

The more you post your armchair hot takes on how to fix women's pro cycling, the more you demonstrate that not only do you not understand the economics of the sport, but that you hardly watch any of...
07-30-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,015
Posted By surak

You're still missing the point after multiple...

You're still missing the point after multiple people have already explained that it's not a question of "incentive," unless that incentive is getting paid and supported, which a large number of women...
07-23-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,284
Posted By Scoondle

Okay, we have our favourites. BUT ... Jumbo...

Okay, we have our favourites.

BUT ... Jumbo are not like US Postal and Sky controlling everything until the last 500m in the mountains ( = boring ). Jumbo have two great cyclists signed up. Van...
07-18-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,743
Posted By genejockey

How would you know? You've never been overweight!...

How would you know? You've never been overweight! Your advice on this is like getting travel advice from someone who's never been there.
06-07-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,344
Posted By genejockey

I found this post while looking at heart-related...

I found this post while looking at heart-related issues (I had a couple irregular beats a while back, and probably more, but PCP and echocardiogram are not scary)

I brought this thread back from...
05-10-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,916
Posted By caloso

Tolerating black coffee on an empty stomach is...

Tolerating black coffee on an empty stomach is the thing that makes IF possible for me.
05-05-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,134
Posted By mr_bill

FFS. The question isn’t about reduce. (Patch...

FFS.

The question isn’t about reduce. (Patch your tubes until the patches have patches?)
It isn’t about reuse. (How many uses are there around the house?)
It’s about recycling.

So yeah, it’s...
05-03-22, 08:22 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,799
Posted By GrainBrain

I wonder if MvdP can win the first uphill stage...

I wonder if MvdP can win the first uphill stage in Hungary, carry the pink jersey for awhile. Would be neat to do that in all three GTs - he's got the tour done and dusted already. Can't wait to see...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,531
Posted By smashndash

I don't like that the bar for carbon rim brakes...

I don't like that the bar for carbon rim brakes is just "do they assplode". Most carbon rim brakes won't assplode. They'll probably stop you too. But good brakes are powerful, predictable, hard...
04-18-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,795
Posted By GhostRider62

I am almost your age but not quite and do ride...

I am almost your age but not quite and do ride more than 100 milers many times per year.

Your failure is not having one long ride per week. That long ride should get up to 60-70 miles to be able...
04-14-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,621
Posted By burnthesheep

Another mistake lots of joes make is the...

Another mistake lots of joes make is the assumption of how much fat adapted they are and at what power output that fat/carb contribution actually does bias towards the fat. In other words, they're...
03-11-22, 10:39 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,916
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

PDF is here:...

PDF is here: https://sa1s3.patientpop.com/assets/docs/151222.pdf
02-22-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,508
Posted By GrainBrain

Wonderful result for Bissegger and EF, no worries...

Wonderful result for Bissegger and EF, no worries of rain!
02-21-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 29,496
Posted By AlgarveCycling

The short Malhao climb that they did twice in...

The short Malhao climb that they did twice in that stage is a notorious 2km+, 10% effort. Brandon held over 400 watts for the entirety - his time was amazing considering it was part of a 170+km...
02-20-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,508
Posted By AlgarveCycling

It was a great final stage of the Volta ao...

It was a great final stage of the Volta ao Algarve!


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02-20-22, 02:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,508
Posted By AlgarveCycling

Final Stage of the Volta ao Algarve today. I'll...

Final Stage of the Volta ao Algarve today. I'll do 2 hours of training and then pop down to see them - they start literally 4km from my house.

It has been great to watch, meet and chat to the...
02-14-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,242
Posted By MoAlpha

Neurologist, neuroscientist, and one-time...

Neurologist, neuroscientist, and one-time board-certified clinical neurophysiologist, here.

Exercise-related cramps are a mystery. They likely arise in the spinal cord, not muscle, and the only...
02-08-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,439
Posted By delbiker1

No doubt, over the past 4 years, I have spent a...

No doubt, over the past 4 years, I have spent a lot of money on bike stuff. Also, no doubt, the used bikes that I have acquired and rebuilt, are not monetarily worth what I have put into them. I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 13,357
Posted By oris

This thread blew my mind a bit and ran into this...

This thread blew my mind a bit and ran into this article from Trainer Road while Googling it more. It explains a bit more in depth from MinnMan's response.
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02-05-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,080
Posted By JohnJ80

You may want to sit down for this - I dont give a...

You may want to sit down for this - I dont give a rip whether I've convinced you or not. we deal with this all the time.

FWIW, I've also spent a lot of time in Colorado in the mountains in all...
02-03-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,080
Posted By Hypno Toad

This Toad is a bike-commuter, but it's not part...

This Toad is a bike-commuter, but it's not part of my BF handle. So if commuter is lesser, than this Toad is lesser too.

Somebody in this thread seems to put words in other people's post that...
01-26-22, 09:42 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 29,496
Posted By Doge

Nice start to the season. ...

Nice start to the season. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By Koyote

Swapping out a 105 crankset for an Ultegra...

Swapping out a 105 crankset for an Ultegra crankset is pretty pointless.
01-21-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,737
Posted By Hypno Toad

Weekly Wedge Issue: Wind Chill is Pointless

This week's Wedge Issue: Wind Chill Factor is Pointless

Wind chill factor is great for The Weather Channel to hype cold temps and create drama, but it has very little effect when your riding a...
01-19-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,554
Posted By fastcarbon

Mileage and Sweet Spot

My sweet spot revolved around 150 - 200 miles per week for almost 40 years; at 79 and retired my training has become more serious and I have a coach and do intervals 3 days a week, usually for 1hr...
01-13-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,805
Posted By Hypno Toad

I well known in the local community for my...

I well known in the local community for my ability to ride in the cold (and I'm nothing compared with some of the folks I know). I'll ride in -30F/-35C (air temp), and I've done 50 and 100 mile rides...
01-09-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,080
Posted By sweeks

Yes, I knew it wasn't Mohs... I was in a...

Yes, I knew it wasn't Mohs... I was in a "listing" mood.
I'm out of my depth here. It wouldn't surprise me to learn that there's a complicated explanation which, fortunately, doesn't have to be...
01-07-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,235
Posted By genejockey

My experience with Canyon was very happy and...

My experience with Canyon was very happy and quite successful, but ONLY because I already had 3 road bikes that all fit very well and which have all their contact points within 1/2 cm of identical. I...
12-24-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 824
Posted By slcbob

Happy Chrismakwanzukkah, Pro Fans

I hope your feats of strength were as up to snuff as my airing of grievances was.

May 2022 see more and better out of all of us.

The desert short tours, cobbled classics, and la primavera...
12-13-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,869
Posted By Random11

I'm 71 and rode 104 miles one Sunday in October....

I'm 71 and rode 104 miles one Sunday in October. I got a new bike in August (Cervelo Calendonia) and wanted to do a Century on it, so I did. I also did a Century the year before on my old bike...
12-05-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,147
Posted By Hypno Toad

Wet snow this morning and a high temp of 14F...

Wet snow this morning and a high temp of 14F tomorrow .... It's time...
11-28-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,916
Posted By Bearhawker

Possibly the best-ever example of marketing...

Possibly the best-ever example of marketing becoming "general knowledge" or, even worse, "accepted science"

It comes from Grape Nuts cereal ads in 1944.
11-26-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,356
Posted By genejockey

First Zwift race I did, I pipped the guy at the...

First Zwift race I did, I pipped the guy at the line by 0.1 second. So, I figure there's no harm in taking advantage of whatever's available.

But, yeah - there's no bike on Zwift that will make...
11-26-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,226
Posted By delbiker1

Kudos to you. Commitment and consistency are what...

Kudos to you. Commitment and consistency are what get you to those numbers.

As of today, I am 190 short of 5000. This wil be the 5th consecutive year with at least that many. I am 69, I had never...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,847
Posted By Cramic

Thanks for replies all! Particularly nutrition. I...

Thanks for replies all! Particularly nutrition. I think most regards that and hydration were close to being spot on for me.

So I guess I got my cycling vernacular wrong (work in progress); this...
11-21-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,356
Posted By tempocyclist

Pace Partners are better ride leaders than 90% of...

Pace Partners are better ride leaders than 90% of the actual ride leaders.

They stick to the target no matter what, they don't get all shouty if somebody flies off the front, and they're riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,712
Posted By WhyFi

I ride my nice road bike outside in the winter if...

I ride my nice road bike outside in the winter if the roads are dry; dusty, salty road grit hasn't been an issue. If there's snow, ice, slush, etc, I'll ride a bike with studs.
11-17-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,916
Posted By Skullo

Fasting worked for me this year.In April I was...

Fasting worked for me this year.In April I was 165 . Today I am at 148. No food after dinner , then a morning ride of 20 to 30 miles on empty stomach, just coffee and water.
Just had first doctor...
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