Thanks for your comment on my blog about ketogenic diets for performance. From my own, very limited, experience it seems that once the human body is keto-adapted that the body uses fat before muscle. I was able to gain some muscle with fairly minimal strength training on about 50 grams of carbs and no more than 70-80 grams of protein/day. I'm hoping to do a little more over the next three months to see if I can improve my body composition. The book indicates that gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet is not only possible but potentially easier. 1400 days ago
Thanks for your comment on my "Breathing Test and Running" blog. I am very concerned about my in ability to run and bike well. I am doing OK. But my ability to really hit it hard is very limited.
Thanks for reading my "HAPE and Asthma" blog. I have really gained a lot of confidence with my mountain bike riding lately. My personal "Mangled Mountain" trail system has really let me experiment with the edge of the envelope.
Little Cam is a well balanced machine. It was only after installing a bike computer that I realized the speed that Little Cam could generate on curves.
30 mph is a bit faster than I really intended but the trail had some nice banks and Little Cam was flowing so well.
Your comment on my "Asthma and Bike Brakes" brought a smile to my face. Sometimes I think I am crazy. I bought an entry-level Specialized Camber and proceeded to upgrade it well past the higher-end Camber models.
It is always better to buy the best bike you can afford. In retrospect, the Giant Trance 0 would have been a better buy. But the Trance doesn't handle like the Camber.
So I was stuck. The2012 26" Camber Elite and Expert models sold-out last year. I didn't want a 29" Camber. The only 26" Camber available was the entry-level Comp. To meet a lower price-point of the entry level market, the drivetrain componets were not up to par for the riding that I do.
My first outing with the Camber showed that the bike still had a lot of good parts. I confined myself to easy trails and the bike performed well. It is when I took the bike into more ddemanding terrain that the weaknesses in the drive train showed up. The first disaster was a bent front wheel. The wheels were fine for easy trail riding. But not for rough and rocky terrian.
The upgrades have turned a good trail bike into a great all mountain bike. I am very happy with the bike. All the 26" Cambers have sold out. The slower handling 29" Cambers are all that is being made now. What a shame.