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Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-07, 09:00 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,707
Posted By Panoramic

Helmets are like the back-up parachute of a...

Helmets are like the back-up parachute of a skydiver... you can go your entire life without using it, but you'd never see someone jump off a plane without it.
02-14-06, 01:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 657
Posted By Panoramic

my physics prof once took two cylinders of equal...

my physics prof once took two cylinders of equal mass. The difference was that one was a solid disk, the other had its centre removed and it looked like a shell. He let them both roll down the same...
Forum: Triathlon
01-14-06, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By Panoramic

www.beginnertriathlete.com

www.beginnertriathlete.com
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-05, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By Panoramic

Giro Winner

After looking for a while on the internet, I don't know who won the Giro this year? Can anyone just tell me directly??
Thanks
Forum: Triathlon
05-10-05, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Posted By Panoramic

What can I say? Don't worry about it. You'll be...

What can I say? Don't worry about it. You'll be well hydrated for your race. And for a bit of encouragement: I would get the ocaisonal foot/calf cramp in workout (maybe once every 2 months), but...
Forum: Triathlon
05-10-05, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By Panoramic

I'll just say... you're in a very good position...

I'll just say... you're in a very good position to destroy this sprint triathlon given you have muscle memory in swimming and running. As people have mentionned, a good base in cycling will help you...
Forum: Triathlon
05-09-05, 09:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 596
Posted By Panoramic

stomach cramps

Although eating a huge meal before running doesn't help, what are the causes for having that stomach cramp when running? How do you fix it? Thanks
Forum: Triathlon
05-09-05, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 643
Posted By Panoramic

Maybe change the monday run so that you're not...

Maybe change the monday run so that you're not going out strong, then dying for 15 minutes. Something like 1min walk, 1min fast, 1 walk, 2 fast ... up to 6 or 7 min??? Runners help me out on this...
Forum: Triathlon
05-06-05, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 707
Posted By Panoramic

the sad thing is that 7.5min for 800m is still...

the sad thing is that 7.5min for 800m is still out of my league. Even 3.75min for 400, or 1.875 for 200m, and my best 100m is 0.9375min... so I'd have to hold that 15 times.
Forum: Triathlon
05-05-05, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 707
Posted By Panoramic

I think you'd be running a lot more than 5k if...

I think you'd be running a lot more than 5k if the swim distance was 1500m.
Forum: Triathlon
05-04-05, 08:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,879
Posted By Panoramic

Must have been a huge current!! The fastest...

Must have been a huge current!! The fastest female 1500LCM time last year was 16:06.

http://www.swimnews.com/jx/Ranking
however I'm not too sure how inclusive those results are.
Forum: Triathlon
05-04-05, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By Panoramic

Suppose I were to wear a fastskin: high neck to...

Suppose I were to wear a fastskin: high neck to knees suit. Do people Just bring this suit around their waist and finish the race in them?
Forum: Triathlon
05-04-05, 07:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,153
Posted By Panoramic

I couldn't predict that. I can't imagine what...

I couldn't predict that. I can't imagine what I'd go for an 800m right now. It's a horrid thought. Do all people overpredict and so should I to be fair? Or is it not appreciated? Do all people...
Forum: Triathlon
05-03-05, 10:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,879
Posted By Panoramic

Freestyle only on low-waved days. For...

Freestyle only on low-waved days. For comparison, my 400m backstroke was once timed in the early season as 4 minutes, 52 seconds. My freestyle in early season would probably be 4:25.
Forum: Triathlon
05-03-05, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By Panoramic

105 componentry for $250 is a steal, isn't it?

105 componentry for $250 is a steal, isn't it?
Forum: Triathlon
05-03-05, 09:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,153
Posted By Panoramic

how do you swim more than 150m in a snake swim? ...

how do you swim more than 150m in a snake swim? You run back to the beginning?
04-19-05, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,030
Posted By Panoramic

Well it was the same story for lance's first win....

Well it was the same story for lance's first win. None of the top contenders were racing, but it gave him experience to win again. If I was a b-rate cyclist in terms of being the best, a win would...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-05, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By Panoramic

yes. I'm sipping on a nice cold one amidst the...

yes. I'm sipping on a nice cold one amidst the heat here, and I'll soon be turning 20. Here's to Ontario. Or better yet, here's to Quebec (18). At any rate, happy birthday.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-05, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By Panoramic

road cycling forum popularity - 400!!

So I'm the 400th person on the forum right now. I guess it's grown a lot. hmmm
04-15-05, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By Panoramic

The 40KTT

How difficult is going under 60 min? How experienced must one be, providing they're race-fit to do this? Thanks
Forum: Triathlon
04-06-05, 10:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,265
Posted By Panoramic

The most amazing thing I heard in this post is...

The most amazing thing I heard in this post is how you brought your stroke count down from 30 to 22!!!! I picture it taking you over 60 sec per 50m beforehand, and now you must be going at least...
Forum: Triathlon
04-05-05, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By Panoramic

I'm a swimmer at uni as well. If there's...

I'm a swimmer at uni as well. If there's drafting in the bike portion, go balls out (my 400fr is 4:15, I'd go 4:30, 4:35 pace) and hang off the tail of the fast riders. Or at least that's what I'd...
Forum: Triathlon
04-04-05, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,027
Posted By Panoramic

Yes to shoulder problems. First of all, I'm no...

Yes to shoulder problems.
First of all, I'm no physiotherapist, go see one.

But I'd hazard to guess that if you haven't swimming 5x / week for a while (I was swimming 8 or 9 when my shoulders...
Forum: Triathlon
04-04-05, 11:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,032
Posted By Panoramic

speaking from someone who has never raced a...

speaking from someone who has never raced a triathlon in his life, (but swam for 11 years) I think all you need for your swim is a base. All you need is to fly through water comfortably - you won't...
04-02-05, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 312,123
Posted By Panoramic

How can one take that much weight off?? I'm now...

How can one take that much weight off?? I'm now at 190, and I've been training. It seems that the more I train, the more weight I gain. I want to be much more lean.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-05, 12:15 PM
Replies: 26,589
Views: 16,393,881
Posted By Panoramic

finally got this picture up. (Pedals are...

finally got this picture up. (Pedals are different) Any suggestions?
Forum: Triathlon
03-28-05, 11:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 696
Posted By Panoramic

The speedo fastskin

Is it a good idea to hop on the bike with one of these things on? Mine goes from my ankles to my neck. no arms. Could I continue to do the run in it?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-05, 10:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,020
Posted By Panoramic

I've seen 240, and 500bpm on my watch before. It...

I've seen 240, and 500bpm on my watch before. It annoys me that it's screwing up my data. (sigma sport). My big concern is that when you take off, it's slow to react.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-05, 10:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 584
Posted By Panoramic

L/100km - an easy way to look at it. You have,...

L/100km - an easy way to look at it. You have, what? 50L gas tank? and say you are running at 9L/100km.... well 9Lx4 is approx 50L (for our purposes), so you get 4 x 100km, or 400km before you run...
Forum: Triathlon
03-19-05, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By Panoramic

19, 6'2'', 185lb. Two years ago I could do the...

19, 6'2'', 185lb. Two years ago I could do the 1500m fr. short course in sub 17:00, last year 17:15, 17:30 long course. Just got in the water today for the first time in a year, couldn't go further...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-05, 12:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,599
Posted By Panoramic

1.5 hour to 2 hour, I've worked up to 140-160bpm,...

1.5 hour to 2 hour, I've worked up to 140-160bpm, two/three times a week
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-05, 12:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,331
Posted By Panoramic

Is Sky Diving dangerous?

Is Sky Diving dangerous?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-05, 11:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,221
Posted By Panoramic

But I've also seen statments that stretched,...

But I've also seen statments that stretched, loose muscles respond better to the demands put on them, and can perform better. maybe it's said here http://www.zoomers.net/new-stretching.htm
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-05, 11:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,025
Posted By Panoramic

And a few more answers to your questions: Don't...

And a few more answers to your questions: Don't stagger such that your front wheel is directly adjacent to their back wheel - when they swerve you both will know why this is a no no. Follow them...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-05, 10:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,248
Posted By Panoramic

Personally, the thumb shifter would drive me mad,...

Personally, the thumb shifter would drive me mad, though components are replacable, while forks and frames aren't. If they're cheaper, when they go, the bike goes.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-05, 07:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,052
Posted By Panoramic

I've spent about 2 weeks in pasadena. Too bad I...

I've spent about 2 weeks in pasadena. Too bad I spent all my time in the Rose Bowl pool. I could see some nice rides happening around there - especially since the rosebowl is at a low elevation.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-05, 06:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,671
Posted By Panoramic

There's this cannondale bike I've seen, dual...

There's this cannondale bike I've seen, dual suspension w/ lockout, carbon trame and just nice all around. I don't need a $7000 road bike, I'm happy with mine. My mountain bike is close to dying...
02-09-05, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By Panoramic

Mouth guards while riding...

Should one be worn? I know we don't fall on our faces too much, but at 30 km/h it could do some brutal dmg to your face.
02-03-05, 11:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,519
Posted By Panoramic

From what I hear on the forums, now would be a...

From what I hear on the forums, now would be a good time
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-05, 11:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,178
Posted By Panoramic

well with a bathroom scale, the mass of your bike...

well with a bathroom scale, the mass of your bike is the maximum measurement with no downward force after a sufficient number of measurements. Otherwise, bring your bike up into space, and with a...
02-01-05, 06:34 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 11,423
Posted By Panoramic

19, 2nd year engineering student.

19, 2nd year engineering student.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-05, 07:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,381
Posted By Panoramic

This is exactly the thread I wanted to start, but...

This is exactly the thread I wanted to start, but my question was, "have any of you heard of people going in the shower and changing the water from freezing cold to super hot frequently to get rid of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-05, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By Panoramic

running - it conditions your legs more. I used...

running - it conditions your legs more. I used to swim 11 years and found that, even though it does wonders for your cardio, my legs gave out before my cardio every time.
01-26-05, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By Panoramic

categories in canada

I know US has the cat 5 to cat 1 system, what do they have in canada?? I suppose I should know this... where do I find out about racing in CAN?
Forum: Triathlon
01-25-05, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By Panoramic

Which suit is faster in open water?

A wetsuit which I could borrow from a friend, not specific to swimming, or a speedo fast skin covering from ankles to shoulders, no arms?
Forum: Triathlon
01-25-05, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,760
Posted By Panoramic

Baggy shorts?? not in my life I'd wear them to...

Baggy shorts?? not in my life I'd wear them to race. I could imagine doing a 1500m swim in 18 minutes and feel like crap afterwards compared to my time of 16:50. Personally, I train with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-05, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By Panoramic

crank length

does the ability to keep pedaling during a turn really play a part in picking a crank length?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-05, 11:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,597
Posted By Panoramic

and if you wear underwear with that in the same...

and if you wear underwear with that in the same manner, you can rotate two-fold. That gives 16 days without washing shorts, and 4 pairs of underwear
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-05, 11:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,597
Posted By Panoramic

Every four days - wear once forwards, once...

Every four days - wear once forwards, once backwards, once inside-out, and once inside-out and backwards.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-05, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 911
Posted By Panoramic

Add that to those "shouild I buy a new bike"...

Add that to those "shouild I buy a new bike" posts. How does he keep his chain, bottom bracket and hubs working for 76 years?
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