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  1. looseleftie

    how much difference does a quality bike make for ave joe

    Hello, I was having this discussion with another cyclist, who is very experienced and more than capable, whilst I am only 4 months into cycling to paint the picture here.. Anyway I asked him if he had a twin brother, identical in every way in terms of weight, muscular strength and cardio...
  2. looseleftie

    how much difference does a quality bike make for ave joe

    Hello, I was having this discussion with another cyclist, who is very experienced and more than capable, whilst I am only 4 months into cycling to paint the picture here.. Anyway I asked him if he had a twin brother, identical in every way in terms of weight, muscular strength and cardio...
  3. looseleftie

    I'm becoming aggressive towards car drivers!

    Hello, I am a pacifist by nature, but since I began cycling, I tend to get a little frustrated (to say the least) with some car drivers, who fail to give way when u are crossing on a green light intersection, or who pull out instead of stopping and giving way to u at an intersection... I think...
  4. looseleftie

    Heavy legs after riding, feel slow for other sports

    Hi, relatively newbie here, 2 months in, and going really well!! Love it, however noticed that my legs feel very heavy and slow after a good ride of approx. an 1 hour or so going at a steady pace. I ride in mornings, generally 4-5 times a week, however after ride, I feel that I have dead legs...
  5. looseleftie

    I feel terrible all over after my first 100 km ride, suggestions anyone?

    Hi newbie here, very brief history, have been riding for 4 weeks, in that time I have ridden over 650 km.. I love this sport!! I'm 44yr 69 kg and overall pretty fit, however today feel like bad all over!! I had a day off, and family were off somewhere else for the day, and I had decided that I...