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>Cycling is not a natural movement; the human body did not evolve for it. Incidentally, the seated desk posture, which resembles the cycling posture, is now known as the ‘fear pose’ and has been linked to a rise in depression over the past few decades. It’s a semi-foetal ‘freeze’ position which the body goes into instinctively when a perceived threat to our survival is deemed as overwhelming. And the cycling posture has the additional strain of aerobic or anaerobic demand piled on top.

>Even with a good quality bike set-up correctly, this is the typical position of the body when cycling: Forward torso lean, neck extension and rotation, back extension, anterior shoulder flexion including biceps and wrist flexor and pectoralis. Flexion and extension of rectus femoris, gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, biceps femoris, semitendinosus, hip flexor, quadriceps, hamstring, vastus medialis, vastus lateralis, medial gastrocnemius and soleus (calf). All of this is going on while performing cardiovascular activity, balance, orientation, and other tasks.

>In terms of movement and where the force is on the body, the pedal stroke involves the hip joint, knee joints, and ankle joints. The primarily concentric muscle movement is for forward force drive. There is upwards and downward drive from the knee, cyclical foot and ankle motion, and hip flexion from a static position. The force load goes directly into the feet. Hence my painful foot muscles! The ankle, knee and hip muscles and joints are all moving at different speeds and rates of force, dependent on the closeness to the crank. Not only does the knee joint move up-and-down cyclically, but it also performs a slight lateral movement outwards-and-inwards to the side as well, sending uneven angle forces through the joint. So, the angle of gyration means all joints involved are moving at completely different levels of acceleration and angles of force, causing the energy distribution in the body to be all out of sync.
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No.1583544 ViewReplyLast 50OriginalReport
Say you were to go shopping with one of these.
Where on earth would you leave it while you're inside the store without having someone steal it?
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tampa rail and avoiding suburbs

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so my gf wants us to move to florida at somepoint, particularly tampa.

does florida and tampa have any good rail lines? also where in tampa can i avoid any suburban areas.


like i know florida is just one big suburb but there has to be some kind of island that isnt tainted with suburban sprawl
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I'm buying one of these and you fags can't stop me
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No.1614935 ViewReplyOriginalReport
Well, shit
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No.1611754 ViewReplyOriginalReport
>hop on anon!
What do you do?
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/pybt/ - bongistan edition

No.1601987 ViewReplyLast 50OriginalReport
here's my boomercruiser.
old thread >>1585442
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The Great Austerity

No.1615583 ViewReplyOriginalReport
At least fewer minority will get parking citations so I guess it's a net positive.

Mountain biking vs road biking

No.1607935 ViewReplyLast 50OriginalReport
Sorry if bike threads are not allowed but this is the most sane board on 4chan and bikes are vehicles so I figured I'd post it here.

I wanna get into biking however I do not know which one is more fun. On the one hand mountain biking appeals to me a lot more, however I live 2-4 hours from any real mountains that I could do this sport on.

Road biking seems quite boring but it seems like a nice hobby that I could do for the rest of my life

Which one should I pick? My bike budget is around 1000 bucks.
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Oh shi-

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