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JDat
New Iberia, LA
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re: Running vs Cycling

I don't think anyone has every put down cycling. As a population, I think more people run. It's much cheaper.

But your rant is sort of comical. You compare a very slow, rookie runner to Lance Armstrong. Try running a 10K at a 5/6 min pace, and then come back.


Salmon
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re: Running vs Cycling
Tony Krupicka

he is a ultra marathon runner


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CAD703X
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Member since Jul 2008
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eah because drafting behind the lead guy for 95% of the race is really adrenaline inducin

link to your racing stats? i'd like to see how leisurely your heartrate was in a crit 'drafting' behind the other guys. you can practically coast huh?


Walt OReilly
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Mi Patria
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re: Running vs Cycling
all i ask is you stay out of my way when im driving


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Displaced
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Member since Dec 2011
17591 posts

re: Running vs Cycling
running is high impact and bad for your knees.

cycling is lower impact and actually burns more calories than running, but you look like a tool if you do it right.

to each his own.


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CAD703X
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30629 posts

re: Running vs Cycling
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and you act as if elite runners do not actually compete during races?


amateur cyclists often come to the line in a mass sprint where its whoever has the most left in the tank wins.

does this happen in amateur foot races? seems like you're just trying to beat a clock..are you actually elbowing your opponents out of the way in a crazy sprint for the line?


TXGunslinger10
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Houston, TX
Member since Jun 2011
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amateur cyclists often come to the line in a mass sprint where its whoever has the most left in the tank wins.

does this happen in amateur foot races? seems like you're just trying to beat a clock..are you actually elbowing your opponents out of the way in a crazy sprint for the line?


Brah I don't know what kind of racing you do...but it's out of my league.

I'll stick to the MS150.


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Salmon
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re: Running vs Cycling
I'm not talking about crit races, you acted as if you're 75 mile, 4 hour races were some fast paced, adrenaline inducing, dangerous event.


CAD703X
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You compare a very slow, rookie runner to Lance Armstrong. Try running a 10K at a 5/6 min pace, and then come back


i'm a lowly cat-4 bike racer and hitting 40mph as everyone crosses the line at the end isn't unusual. its a combination of drafting and adrenaline.


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el Gaucho
Lamar Fan
bawcomville
Member since Dec 2010
21151 posts

re: Running vs Cycling
Why don't y'all do a real sport like duck hunting?

Jk most of yalls little shaved bird legs would break if y'all tried to walk through a marsh


VernonPLSUfan
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Leesville, La.
Member since Sep 2007
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Where is the running headquarters at? If its at Bham, Al., I have a problem with running then.


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CAD703X
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you acted as if you're 75 mile, 4 hour races were some fast paced, adrenaline inducing, dangerous event



they are. hell of the south here in TN is particularly nasty and its 75 miles long. want my heartrate stats from that?


TXGunslinger10
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Houston, TX
Member since Jun 2011
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Why don't y'all do a real sport like duck hunting?

Jk most of yalls little shaved bird legs would break if y'all tried to walk through a marsh


I'm a cyclist and I duck & deer hunt. That's why I don't cycle train from Nov. to Jan. It's killin & beer drinkin time.



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Salmon
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re: Running vs Cycling
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want my heartrate stats from that?


and you don't think you're heartrate would be elevated while running 75 miles?


CAD703X
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Liberty Island
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and you don't think you're heartrate would be elevated while running 75 miles?


big difference. first show me a list of everyone who has run 75 miles.

second, if you knew anything about bike racing you'd know that you're near your lactic threshold for long stretches followed by several 3-5 minute efforts where you are at your MAX. because if you don't go with the group when they attack, you will fall off the back and your race is over.

i'm sorry but nothing close to that exists in running.


Neauxla
New Orleans Saints Fan
New Orleans
Member since Feb 2008
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re: Running vs Cycling
I used to do both. Now I can't do anything for probably 2 months. I'm gonna turn into a fatty!


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el Gaucho
Lamar Fan
bawcomville
Member since Dec 2010
21151 posts

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they are. hell of the south here in TN is particularly nasty and its 75 miles long. want my heartrate stats from that?

Why not just get a truck?

I can do 75 miles in less than a hour in mine


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Salmon
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first show me a list of everyone who has run 75 miles


ultra marathon are huge right now

I know several people on this board that have run 75+ miles

like I said, any sport that is 50% equipment is a joke


TK421
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Oct 2011
8947 posts

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because they can jog at FOUR miles per hour.


First problem with your post, nobody jobs at 4 MPH. That is walking.

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Meanwhile cyclists connect themselves to a 12lb machine


Only poor people have bikes that heavy.

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cream down switchbacks at close to 70mph (fastest speed i've hit personally was 68)


Nvm, you're trolling.


CAD703X
Toledo Fan
Liberty Island
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30629 posts

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ike I said, any sport that is 50% equipment is a joke


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