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ryan filson
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July 13 2007 2:27 PM   QuickQuote Quote  
Originally posted by: TDevil182

I just had my bike scheduled for a tune-up after my ride on Tuesday, can't wait til I get it back next week.



bike "tune-ups" are the biggest scam ever.
DougEfresh
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July 13 2007 9:32 PM   QuickQuote Quote  
I got my shit the other day. A 21.5 inch frame is fucking huge. I love it.

How is a bike tune-up a scam? Not everyone knows the ins and outs of bikes. Especially not these days with all the high-tech components they have on them. Gears? How do they work? Fuck if I know.
Eric Paradox
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July 13 2007 9:50 PM   QuickQuote Quote  
I love my 50's street bike. it's light, fast and comfortable and I never get tired riding it.
LynZie
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July 13 2007 10:00 PM   QuickQuote Quote  
I love riding bikes, I just got into it a few months ago. At work I pull one of those bike carts you can harness 2 kids in and pull them through chester springs... Thats an extra 100 lbs Im pullin behind me but I have super strong leg muscles from riding horses so it doesnt bother me at all. They love it, I ride to every horse farm in the town and we feed them all carrots. They just bought new bikes and gave me their old ones but I never have time at home... and I have all the time in the world at work so it works out.
jen dobbs
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July 17 2007 9:11 AM   QuickQuote Quote  
I got a trek 7.3 fitness bike. It is the only bike that felt right, I love it. It works well around Pittsburgh, so I am happy with it.

Beautiful_mistake
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July 17 2007 4:43 PM   QuickQuote Quote  
Originally posted by:WREN

i'm so glad i bought a bike again. I'd much rather ride 30 miles than run 3.


this is so true. I love bike rinding its just awesome and relaxing....great exercise
WREN
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July 17 2007 8:19 PM   QuickQuote Quote  
i found the weight training routine that Lance Armstrong was using during his off seasons while he was on his Tour De France streak. I'll post it tomorrow since its on my work computer. Talk about powerhousing the legs. I did it the other night and my ass hurt.
WREN
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July 18 2007 10:01 AM   QuickQuote Quote  
This is the off season weight training that Armstrong did. He did this two or three times a week and on non-weight days he'd ride 100-150 miles. I believe he dropped this routine about eight weeks out from start of season and went with 1 day of circuit weight training and varied his cycling to work specifics like sprints, hills, and endurance.


Exercise-SetsxReps

Squats - 4x15
Leg Press - 3x15
Step Ups - 3x20
Lunge (weighted) - 3x20
Leg Extension - 3x10
Hamstring Curls - 3x15
Low Back Extensions - 3x12
Lat Pulldowns - 3x15
Dumbbell Chest Press - 2x15
Bicep Curls - 2x15
Tricep Extensions - 3x15
Reverse Crunches - 3x25
Crunches - 3x30
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