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reviewed Approve How many miles of riding require the same effort as one mile of running?
Mar
17
reviewed Approve New to bicycles; Bad setup, bad bike, or too heavy?
Mar
16
revised New to bicycles; Bad setup, bad bike, or too heavy?
Inserted pictures from later answer into original question.
Feb
15
reviewed Approve Could I bike 9 mile a day home from work starting with no current exercise?
Feb
15
revised Could I bike 9 mile a day home from work starting with no current exercise?
Improved tagging
Feb
8
comment What should I look for in choosing wheels for a road bike?
@hello_there_andy fixed, thanks
Feb
8
revised What should I look for in choosing wheels for a road bike?
fixed link
Feb
8
answered Will 40km E-Bike trip in Texel Island(Holland) be hard for untrained people?
Jan
15
answered What should I plan for on a sea-to-summit ride on Mauna Kea, Hawaii?
Jan
15
answered Problem with inside of shoe clipping crank arm
Jan
10
comment Which winter road cycling shoes are rated for sub-15° F weather?
I have neoprene booties that support cleats. They work wonders to keep my feet warm in temperatures as low as -5C. It hasn't been colder here since I got them but I'm certain they'll work in -10C. I have one of the winter models from BBB: bbbcycling.com/bike-wear/shoecovers
Dec
1
revised Medium size cargo solution for road-bike for commuting
added 415 characters in body
Nov
20
comment Medium size cargo solution for road-bike for commuting
My issue is neither time nor money (within limits anyway) I'm just not aware of any backpacks that have good airflow and are waterproof. Adding a drybag to an existing backpack is an option, but I prefer (and am willing to spend for) an all-in-one solution.
Nov
20
accepted Medium size cargo solution for road-bike for commuting
Nov
19
comment Medium size cargo solution for road-bike for commuting
My problem with backpacks is that they always either have good airflow at the back (I have such a backpack which is great in summer) or they are waterproof. Never both. I like the Revelate Designs option but it does look like you need to fiddle with some straps to fix the drybag in the holster. At that point the holster just becomes a very expensive and impractical seatpost mounted rack.
Nov
19
comment Medium size cargo solution for road-bike for commuting
@AlanGerber gear-wise I am already pretty minimal. I have a camping towel as you suggest and a pretty light and packable soft-shell.
Nov
14
asked Medium size cargo solution for road-bike for commuting
Nov
14
comment What are typical max speeds for pro downhill races?
@chrisjleu here (in dutch) we have Belgian Philippe Gilbert claiming he has done 140 km/h (after he was clocked going 119) wielerflits.nl/nieuws/12188/… In the econd paragraph he says (roughly): "fast? Not so much, if you really try you can easily reach 140 kph here, I've gone much faster before but I don't know how much. The movie below shows dutch rider Theo Bos doing 140. Both drafting behind a car though. I've seen tv interviews where they claim 150 but I can't find any on-line references.
Nov
13
answered What to put on or inside winter-SPD-boots to keep toes warm?
Nov
13
comment What are typical max speeds for pro downhill races?
@DavidRicherby I guess you'll have to take my word for the 110-120 km/h figure, you need to be logged in to view them it seems.