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09-15-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,130
Posted By zjrog

I'm torn between carbon fiber and titanium...

I'm torn between carbon fiber and titanium chopsticks, but the handmade bamboo is simple, elegant, and sustainable...
07-27-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 44,670
Posted By zjrog

Brother, this pic makes me happy for you!!! ...

Brother, this pic makes me happy for you!!!

Happy belated Birthday!

Damn, I need to ride...
05-09-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 717,841
Posted By zjrog

Brother! Ya done GOOD!!!!

Brother! Ya done GOOD!!!!
05-07-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 19,270
Posted By zjrog

Yikes, yes, I am always looking for things that...

Yikes, yes, I am always looking for things that could mess me up.

Funny thing, I almost wore a Camelbak the day I crashed. If I had, I might not have been hurt as bad.
05-06-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 19,270
Posted By zjrog

Ahhh, yes, I know this one... I crashed 9 years...

Ahhh, yes, I know this one... I crashed 9 years ago, broke my neck, massive concussion and more. But those are the ones that count today. Took me 3 years to even get back on a bike.

Any downhill...
05-06-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7,530
Views: 1,955,549
Posted By zjrog

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1990 7000, 22".
05-06-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 451,633
Posted By zjrog

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05-06-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 26,591
Posted By zjrog

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Got to ride with my grandkids last night. 22" 1990 Trek...
05-01-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3,648
Views: 323,084
Posted By zjrog

I do not know what model, I took it off my 2002...

I do not know what model, I took it off my 2002 Marin San Rafael hybrid that I haven't decided what I want to do with. It is too tall a bike for me to want that much rise, but that much rise is great...
04-23-20, 11:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 990
Posted By zjrog

I'm 6'1" and in the 240s. But. I was 378 at my...

I'm 6'1" and in the 240s. But. I was 378 at my heaviest. Also wear a 32" inseam. And carried most of my weight above my my waist.

I rode my 29er Monster Cross mostly until I was under 300. ...
04-23-20, 11:27 PM
Replies: 3,648
Views: 323,084
Posted By zjrog

Almost finished with my 89 Trek 950 drop bar...

Almost finished with my 89 Trek 950 drop bar conversion...
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Needs bar...
04-23-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 6,923
Views: 2,454,005
Posted By zjrog

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1989 Trek 950. Dropped in drop bars and RSX shifters/brake levers. 3x7,...
04-22-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,797
Posted By zjrog

GCN Has a video of a Clyde racer and bike fit...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHAwyjPbDaw
It's a very interesting video to watch...
04-14-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 26,591
Posted By zjrog

I bought a Walmart bike for my grand daughter for...

I bought a Walmart bike for my grand daughter for XMas, I was told it wasn't a real bike (for a 9 year old), but a BSO "Bike Shaped Object".



All my bikes are home built. My old KHS was bought...
04-14-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 26,591
Posted By zjrog

Another Clyde ride is being prepped. ...

Another Clyde ride is being prepped.
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1997 Cannondale R300 CAAD2 60cm. A...
04-08-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 938
Posted By zjrog

Thank you. At 230 pounds, I used to break pedal...

Thank you. At 230 pounds, I used to break pedal axles. Friends used to give me things to try and break. What I didn't break, everyone bought... I'll never be that strong again. I'll never hammer up...
04-03-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 938
Posted By zjrog

I'm going to SERIOUSLY doubt your weight is the...

I'm going to SERIOUSLY doubt your weight is the issue. I say this as I have been significantly heavier.And significantly stronger in the past. That was when I broke things. Power. 30 years ago and at...
04-03-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9,340
Views: 906,272
Posted By zjrog

I know people that have flown, and fly these...

I know people that have flown, and fly these jets. For them, Thank you. I, myself, am a retired sailor. And still need a few more years before I get to finally retire. Good luck Brother! Good eating,...
03-20-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3,648
Views: 323,084
Posted By zjrog

Still fine tuning my waterbed Pedestal workbench....

Still fine tuning my waterbed Pedestal workbench.
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I think it's about...
03-16-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3,648
Views: 323,084
Posted By zjrog

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I converted my waterbed Captain's Pedestal into a basement workbench....
03-12-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,961
Posted By zjrog

26 years ago, 17 bikes were counted by my wife,...

26 years ago, 17 bikes were counted by my wife, and that did not include her bike, nor the son's. Today, I presently have 8 at home, 1 each at work, son's house and daughter's house for 11. She knows...
03-09-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,135
Posted By zjrog

Food and money, the bane of the dieter. Good food...

Food and money, the bane of the dieter. Good food and good for you food cost money. Bad food and bad for you food can taste great, but there is a reason it is cheap...

More than price, TASTE!!!
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03-09-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,319
Posted By zjrog

Bike shorts. Even at 350+. But then I also wear...

Bike shorts. Even at 350+. But then I also wear kilts. And shorts all year long, yes, even shoveling snow.

I also have cycling underwear for under regular shorts or sweats.

Now under 250,...
03-08-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,053
Posted By zjrog

Not screwed together yet... ...

Not screwed together yet...
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03-03-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3,648
Views: 323,084
Posted By zjrog

Awesome job! The more I see workbenches with...

Awesome job!

The more I see workbenches with tool cabinets built in, the more I need to do this. If I don't sell my house this next year, perhaps I will upgrade my tool storage and rebuild my...
03-01-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,294
Posted By zjrog

I have 6 and 12 point combination wrenches. Both...

I have 6 and 12 point combination wrenches. Both have proper places and uses. As for the ratcheting wrenches, I do not use them for torque, but repetition.
02-29-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,992
Posted By zjrog

Wasn't me that sued. I had one, my son loved it,...

Wasn't me that sued. I had one, my son loved it, my daughter hated it. I flipped it with my son in it, cut a corner a bit tight, and the inside wheel clipped the curb and flipped it. Yes, my son got...
02-29-20, 12:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 748
Posted By zjrog

And that response is enough for me to end this...

And that response is enough for me to end this thought process.

Thanks to all!
02-21-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,939
Posted By zjrog

Thomas15 I have Wahoo Blue Speed and Cadence...

Thomas15 I have Wahoo Blue Speed and Cadence sensors on many of my bikes, and prefer that for cadence vs the iNride estimation. I don't do much "climbing", so don't get to "Super Tuck" much. One...
02-20-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,294
Posted By zjrog

Years ago, Sears sold a 20 piece Gear Wrench set...

Years ago, Sears sold a 20 piece Gear Wrench set for $50, SAE and Metric. And they were solid heads, not flex or even offset. The flex heads are a pain but I never really torque on them either....
02-19-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,150
Posted By zjrog

cisbrane CONGRATS! I'm having a serious lack of...

cisbrane CONGRATS! I'm having a serious lack of motivation at present. Maybe it's just winter. But I do have a lot of personal life issues kicking me in the head right now too.

Last year I just...
02-19-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By zjrog

I'm FROM Kansas, and always hated driving through...

I'm FROM Kansas, and always hated driving through Wichita... Retired navy, driven in a lot of places around the US and abroad. Now in Utah as well. And it seems some Utah drivers went to Wichita for...
02-19-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By zjrog

I bought an Amazon cheapie. Cross tour action...

I bought an Amazon cheapie. Cross tour action (https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B074319MZZ/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o06_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1)...

Hard mounted to the stem of my bike on smooth...
02-19-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,939
Posted By zjrog

I looked at a number of things for the...

I looked at a number of things for the "cheap/easy" way. But in the end, I bit the bullet. I certainly see value in a power meter, but I have multiple bikes and I'm NOT going to put a power meter on...
02-18-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,127
Posted By zjrog

And here I was concentrating on the tiny hamlet...

And here I was concentrating on the tiny hamlet of Liberty, KS, not far from Independence where my Bride of 36 years is from. And no bigger than the tiny hamlet west of Independence where my Mom...
02-18-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,939
Posted By zjrog

I tried using Zwift with a non-supported mag...

I tried using Zwift with a non-supported mag trainer. Even with cadence and speed sensors, I couldn't move fast enough to get away from runners no matter how fast I pedaled.

A few months ago I...
02-14-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,907
Posted By zjrog

I notice significant variances in heart rate...

I notice significant variances in heart rate number between ,y Samsung Gear Fit 2 watch, my phone's sensor and my Wahoo Tickr X HRM belt.

I also agree with perceived effort and HR don't seem to...
02-12-20, 10:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 647
Posted By zjrog

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RSX I got on my recent 97 Cannondale R300
RM-40 on my 98...
02-09-20, 01:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,053
Posted By zjrog

While in my basement today, got a bright idea....

While in my basement today, got a bright idea. Yeah, not the LED overhead lights... I've been contemplating a workbench. I'm currently using an old dresser, and an old kitchen table. I realized I...
02-08-20, 11:56 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 26,591
Posted By zjrog

Clyde ride... My first "real" adult bike. 1986...

Clyde ride... My first "real" adult bike. 1986 KHS Fiero, bought from a bike shop as a bare frame in 1989. I built it from "stuff" but rode the hell out of it....
02-08-20, 01:25 AM
Replies: 6,923
Views: 2,454,005
Posted By zjrog

I do believe I shall. Time to source a 8, 9, 10...

I do believe I shall. Time to source a 8, 9, 10 speed wheelset for the 9s Sora brifters. I expect the FD M452 will work. Insure if the RM452 will cover 9 speed And source the headset adapter for...
02-03-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,981
Posted By zjrog

I've been a terrible packrat. It was mitigated...

I've been a terrible packrat. It was mitigated while I was on Active Duty, the Navy moved me every few years. But I retired 19 years ago, and I've been in this house for over 13 years now. TIME TO...
01-30-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,427
Posted By zjrog

I second the don't get discouraged comment. I...

I second the don't get discouraged comment. I think we all can look at others in this forum and find an inspiring story or individual.

I like your idea of riding in a parking lot. I quit riding a...
01-30-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,684
Posted By zjrog

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3 year old grandson... Little guy makes me smile no matter how bad my day...
01-26-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,134
Posted By zjrog

1997 Cannondale R300 CAD2,what a mess...

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Views: 1,197
Posted By zjrog

Always happy when people find what works for...

Always happy when people find what works for them. I looked at that, but it is not offering me support of the ankle structure.
Replies: 8
Views: 1,197
Posted By zjrog

I have cleats in the shoes, but only use them...

I have cleats in the shoes, but only use them indoors. I don't feel safe outdoors with the clipped in pedals, after breaking my back. I FEEL more fragile than my surgeon swears I am not... She...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,197
Posted By zjrog

Brotherman! Congrats for just being out there! ...

Brotherman! Congrats for just being out there!

After I sprained my left ankle almost 3 years ago, I just couldn't get it to heal. I was a lot heavier then (140 pounds lost since then).

I had my...
01-22-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,903
Posted By zjrog

What mama wants, yep, fully understand that!!!...

What mama wants, yep, fully understand that!!! Good luck!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,320
Posted By zjrog

I have 2 in the basement she doesn't know about....

I have 2 in the basement she doesn't know about. Yet. She never goes in the basement. I've hidden one at work for months. It is still here too. But she found out about it thanks to a noisy coworker...
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