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Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By wipekitty

Sunday: Fun group gravel ride in the middle of...

Sunday: Fun group gravel ride in the middle of nowhere, Southeast Minnesota. I'd forgotten how tough gravel climbing can get! 60.4 miles, 4,042' (including the really flat and paved ~13.5 miles...
06-17-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 384
Posted By wipekitty

I have several pair of Azonic Shoo-In that rotate...

I have several pair of Azonic Shoo-In that rotate around my budget bikes. One pair got wonky after ~6,000 miles of heavy riding, but I repacked the bearings and it was cool again. If you want to go...
06-15-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By wipekitty

Another vote for Continental Ride Tour. I'm not...

Another vote for Continental Ride Tour. I'm not going to say I enjoy riding these tires - but they seem relatively indestructible, and can be found for cheaper than their siblings.

I used to get...
06-14-19, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By wipekitty

I've bought several things from them over the...

I've bought several things from them over the years, including a whole bike - no problems! I don't think the discount ever expires, so you'll have it next time.
06-14-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By wipekitty

Random Bike Parts usually has some good stuff....

Random Bike Parts usually has some good stuff. Discount code save10 will save you 10%. Free standard shipping.

They sell on Ebay as well (and are affiliated with Crosslake Sales), but you might...
06-08-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By wipekitty

Open Streets

My current town - La Crosse, WI - is having an open streets day downtown tomorrow, which means closing off roads to cars for a few hours to promote walking, cycling, and general activity in an area...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,029
Posted By wipekitty

I always have to mention Bryton Rider 10 as a...

I always have to mention Bryton Rider 10 as a budget-friendly option. It's GPS based, compatible with BLE HR and cadence sensors, and can provide a bunch of data. It does not have route planning...
06-07-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,452
Posted By wipekitty

My crabon bicycle was purchased USED. Oh the...

My crabon bicycle was purchased USED. Oh the horrors!
Forum: Commuting
06-03-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,706
Posted By wipekitty

A cell phone, equipped with a memo app and the...

A cell phone, equipped with a memo app and the police non-emergency number.

If it's just a jerk, I take note of the vehicle and license plate number in case I encounter them again. If it's someone...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 942
Posted By wipekitty

Sunday: First century of the year. Rode the June...

Sunday: First century of the year. Rode the June Dairy Days Classique out of West Salem, WI (~68 miles) with a nice moderate group, plus a loop to and from the ride for a total of 100.7 miles and...
05-28-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,107
Posted By wipekitty

Another stem cap fan here. ...

Another stem cap fan here.

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,244
Posted By wipekitty

That's a great story - it's amazing the people...

That's a great story - it's amazing the people that you'll meet while struggling with a bike issue!

From the title, I was halfway expecting you to say that you got a ride with the Amish :D
05-26-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By wipekitty

+1 on tri shorts. IME, the longer inseams...

+1 on tri shorts.

IME, the longer inseams are more stable and comfortable on the bike. I own a couple pair of shorts with a shorter inseam, and they tend to rub or ride up on longer rides. I do...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,284
Posted By wipekitty

+1 on the red bar tape. Red bottle cages would...

+1 on the red bar tape. Red bottle cages would also be hot.

Does your wife like the saddle? If not, there are a ton of women-specific saddles in white.

Finally, please turn that stem upside...
05-24-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,593
Posted By wipekitty

See what happens when you get a bunch of grumpy...

See what happens when you get a bunch of grumpy old guys together to talk about bikes? :roflmao2:
05-21-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,868
Posted By wipekitty

My chain is now officially gross. I'll replace...

My chain is now officially gross. I'll replace it, whenever I get around to taking the studs off.
05-18-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,965
Posted By wipekitty

The people I know (in my small town) who actually...

The people I know (in my small town) who actually use Uber/Lyft are those who: (1) do not want to or cannot walk, bike, or take transit; (2) do not want to or cannot drive, either because they do not...
05-17-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,237
Posted By wipekitty

The bike probably is a piece of junk. Having...

The bike probably is a piece of junk. Having tried to straighten out a few of these blue light specials for kids that happen to have them, I know what a pain they are to work on.

Still, the thing...
05-15-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,721
Posted By wipekitty

Yup. Those who drive to the start of a ride tend...

Yup. Those who drive to the start of a ride tend to have a higher average MPH than those who ride there, and overall/weekly average MPH is always highest for those who do pure road training and no...
05-05-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By wipekitty

Update: Fixed. Silly me! I only removed half...

Update: Fixed.

Silly me! I only removed half of the bottom plate. Once I removed the hood, the rest came off and the nice grimy broken piece was right there. Shifting to the highest gear made it...
04-30-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 643
Posted By wipekitty

I've done two cross country moves and assisted a...

I've done two cross country moves and assisted a friend with a third, all in old sedans using the cheapest Saris trunk rack that money could buy. My own moves were 2,000 and 1,200 miles respectively,...
04-29-19, 10:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,440
Posted By wipekitty

I seem to have bad luck with flying things. Once...

I seem to have bad luck with flying things. Once I was truckin' through the MUP around dusk with a trailer full of crap from the Home Depot and a bat clocked me in the chest. Fortunately, no bites,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18,542
Views: 3,651,436
Posted By wipekitty

New kicks day! I took a chance and ordered a pair...

New kicks day! I took a chance and ordered a pair of Fizik R1B online for a stupid low price in my stupid tiny size, and they are perfect.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 26,100
Posted By wipekitty

It completely depends on what's available and...

It completely depends on what's available and where I'm living when it is time for my next road bike (which will probably be in a couple of years). Wet places and/or mountains would incline me to...
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