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Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 12:38 PM
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Posted By big john

[QUOTE=abshipp;21756675]That's the thing that I...

[QUOTE=abshipp;21756675]That's the thing that I can't quite put a finger on. I probably work a bit harder on the Schwinn, but I think that might be because the Trek doesn't feel like it rewards me...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

Yeah, I googled it. Maybe just have the public...

Yeah, I googled it. Maybe just have the public suggest names, not make it a binding deal.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

LOL methamphatagreen

LOL methamphatagreen
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

No.

No.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

They had plenty of time to come up with something...

They had plenty of time to come up with something and did have a few possibilities. They could have had a poll of the fans, that could have worked.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

2-4-1, sounds like a first place record, right?

2-4-1, sounds like a first place record, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

Easy flat ride didn't hurt the hip yesterday so I...

Easy flat ride didn't hurt the hip yesterday so I did it again today. I encountered a friend who was riding a Roubaix he just picked up for his wife after hers was run over. They were riding and he...
10-20-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15,515
Views: 891,389
Posted By big john

It will be 3 weeks this Friday since I fell off...

It will be 3 weeks this Friday since I fell off my mtb. I've been trying to ride a little, went out Saturday and did a few thousand feet of climbing with some people which made the hip pain worse...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

Yes, tried multiple brands of dry and wet food,...

Yes, tried multiple brands of dry and wet food, partly because of his preference but also to keep his digestive system happy. The neglected neighbor cat I have been feeding is happy to help me...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

I don't know C/D food. He's doing fine right now,...

I don't know C/D food. He's doing fine right now, thanks. It would be nice to know about some options, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

Is that what the doc said? I'd like to avoid this...

Is that what the doc said? I'd like to avoid this problem with my gato. He only eats dry food. If I give him canned food he will ignore it. He's also the most difficult animal I've ever tried to give...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 883
Posted By big john

I never had tunnel vision, per se, but if I spend...

I never had tunnel vision, per se, but if I spend a long time in the drops while pushing hard my vision gets a little wonky. If I sit up it clears. I've heard other cyclists mention this.
I'm 66 and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

Ice cream truck just went by, only around 90...

Ice cream truck just went by, only around 90 today. It feels nice and it's supposed to cool off even more by the weekend.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

I like it, too, but it is different. A friend was...

I like it, too, but it is different. A friend was put off by it saying something like it wasn't respectful of the original, which I don't think is a concern.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

Is there someone in your area who can cut and...

Is there someone in your area who can cut and thread them? Unless, of course, you can buy the right length.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

I vote for 1983 (A merman I should turn to be)

I vote for 1983 (A merman I should turn to be)
10-19-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,012
Posted By big john

No doubt running is great aerobic conditioning...

No doubt running is great aerobic conditioning and you can get a lot in a short time. Also, safer and cheaper if you can keep it up for years. A lot of people come over to cycling when running...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

The only thing wrong with Little Wing is that...

The only thing wrong with Little Wing is that it's too short. For that reason I also love SRV's version.
The guitar in The Wind Cries Mary is sublime. Beautiful and unlike anything of the time.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

eg "The Wind Cries Mary"?

eg "The Wind Cries Mary"?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

Should be good! I enjoyed the Raiders beating the...

Should be good! I enjoyed the Raiders beating the Chiefs last week. I kept waiting for Mahomes to come roaring back, like he usually does.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

No music ever blew my mind like Hendrix did when...

No music ever blew my mind like Hendrix did when I was 14. We knew it was special, we just didn't know how special.
10-19-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,012
Posted By big john

Lots of variables in cycling. I did a century...

Lots of variables in cycling. I did a century with 12,000 feet of climbing in the first 75 miles. @210 pounds that was pretty tough. I've done a number of 10,000 foot centuries including one that...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

Sounds about right. I think Electric Ladyland was...

Sounds about right. I think Electric Ladyland was about $5. I rode my 3-speed to Whitey's Records to get it. There's a Jack in the Box there now.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5k6v2OoWfag

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5k6v2OoWfag
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9EoM7qn2Cyk&featur...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9EoM7qn2Cyk&feature=emb_logo
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

No, obviously I cracked rims around the spoke...

No, obviously I cracked rims around the spoke hole like you pictured.
Spokes are not $25 each, they're less than $1. Nipples around 60 or 70 cents. My LBS has a spoke machine which cuts and threads...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

The game is a dud.

The game is a dud.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

What's your size?...

What's your size? https://www.target.com/p/ritchey-wcs-break-away-frameset-700c-steel-black-tan-x-large-fork-included/-/A-79148756

Just looked at Ritchey site, that's the regular price. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

Rams' defense looks weak. Offense sucks too.

Rams' defense looks weak.

Offense sucks too.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

Soak it up with kitty litter or absorbent and...

Soak it up with kitty litter or absorbent and scrub with Tide and a stiff broom.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

I've broken at least 10 rims like that. I've...

I've broken at least 10 rims like that. I've never re-used spokes or nipples on any wheel I've cracked when rebuilding. Those look pretty corroded.
I guess if you can get them unscrewed and you're...
10-17-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,252
Posted By big john

Sorry to hear you went down. I fell off my mtb 2...

Sorry to hear you went down. I fell off my mtb 2 weeks ago, first fall in years. I felt stupid and even a little guilty. Hope you feel better fast.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,485
Posted By big john

I know. I was trying to get a feel for what the...

I know. I was trying to get a feel for what the op is after.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,485
Posted By big john

Only you can decide how much to spend to save X...

Only you can decide how much to spend to save X amount of weight. Get a bike you like riding, are comfortable on, and does what you want it to do. If you want to spend two grand on a set of wheels...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,485
Posted By big john

Nobody said frame weight is not important, we...

Nobody said frame weight is not important, we were only saying the frame is only part of the total weight.
Usually people say the best weight-loss bang for your buck is wheels because wheels are...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

I don't.

I don't.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,485
Posted By big john

Typically ti frames are around 3 pounds.

Typically ti frames are around 3 pounds.
10-16-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,229
Posted By big john

barf

barf
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

I first heard Time Has Come Today from a small...

I first heard Time Has Come Today from a small radio in the middle of the night back in the late 60s. It blew me away and I didn't know who it was or if I would ever hear it again. Our only source...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

Supposed to drop into the mid 90s here tomorrow.

Supposed to drop into the mid 90s here tomorrow.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

How about one more Winwood? ...

How about one more Winwood?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8878chOvfI
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

I use a pair of headphones when I listen to the...

I use a pair of headphones when I listen to the lap top. Allows me to reach the threshold of pain on some songs.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

Funny, I had forgotten about that song until it...

Funny, I had forgotten about that song until it popped up on the list when I was looking for the old Dave Mason stuff yesterday.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

How about Andy Bey doing a Nick Drake song? ...

How about Andy Bey doing a Nick Drake song?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9SlN_hP3kYc&feature=emb_logo
10-15-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,229
Posted By big john

A friend was in a band which had a minor hit in...

A friend was in a band which had a minor hit in the 60s. They did ok and he always worked as a musician. Then in the 90s (I think) a cat litter company wanted to use their song in a commercial. He...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSfAYnI3MBc&list=P...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSfAYnI3MBc&list=PLchVlYnu3Lomd-F_jbQfCCaaRW2D9O9kK

Dave from 1970 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSfAYnI3MBc&list=PLchVlYnu3Lomd-F_jbQfCCaaRW2D9O9kK)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

Yes, Spencer Davis Group, Traffic, and Blind...

Yes, Spencer Davis Group, Traffic, and Blind Faith, 3 Winwood bands that were part of my experience. Also had the Dave Mason marble colored album, (Dave was a member of Traffic)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eoSn2Y-b6wI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eoSn2Y-b6wI
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

Shanghai Noodle Factory.

Shanghai Noodle Factory.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 35,791
Posted By big john

He's looking to see if anyone is home. ...

He's looking to see if anyone is home.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1168x1560/peacock_2_d46c96d5ebc04f1126affcf588904ea48e41ad00.jpg
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