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10-19-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,177
Posted By MattTheHat

10/01 - 43.8 miles 10/02 - 42.0 miles 10/03 -...

10/01 - 43.8 miles
10/02 - 42.0 miles
10/03 - 25.9 miles
10/04 - 35.5 miles
10/05 - 32.8 miles
10/06 - 31.4 miles
10/07 - 27.7 miles
10/08 - 21.1 miles
10/09 - 48.5 miles
10/10 - 23.1 miles
10-18-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,177
Posted By MattTheHat

10/01 - 43.8 miles 10/02 - 42.0 miles 10/03 -...

10/01 - 43.8 miles
10/02 - 42.0 miles
10/03 - 25.9 miles
10/04 - 35.5 miles
10/05 - 32.8 miles
10/06 - 31.4 miles
10/07 - 27.7 miles
10/08 - 21.1 miles
10/09 - 48.5 miles
10/10 - 23.1 miles
10-17-19, 10:16 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,177
Posted By MattTheHat

10/01 - 43.8 miles 10/02 - 42.0 miles 10/03 -...

10/01 - 43.8 miles
10/02 - 42.0 miles
10/03 - 25.9 miles
10/04 - 35.5 miles
10/05 - 32.8 miles
10/06 - 31.4 miles
10/07 - 27.7 miles
10/08 - 21.1 miles
10/09 - 48.5 miles
10/10 - 23.1 miles
10-17-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By MattTheHat

The last soak I was using paraffin wax and Slick...

The last soak I was using paraffin wax and Slick 50. I added paraffin oil and Zog’s on tonight’s soak. The chain links definitely move more freely. Thanks for the recipe, DrIsotope!
10-17-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By MattTheHat

Mr. Zogs arrived today. Time to play mad...

Mr. Zogs arrived today. Time to play mad scientist. Now where did I put my Bunsen burner and beakers?
10-17-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,177
Posted By MattTheHat

Yeah, we've had really nice weather here for the...

Yeah, we've had really nice weather here for the past few weeks. Though it's now getting pretty cool to be riding early AM. I'm already using my cool weather riding gear some mornings.
10-16-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,177
Posted By MattTheHat

10/01 - 43.8 miles 10/02 - 42.0 miles 10/03 -...

10/01 - 43.8 miles
10/02 - 42.0 miles
10/03 - 25.9 miles
10/04 - 35.5 miles
10/05 - 32.8 miles
10/06 - 31.4 miles
10/07 - 27.7 miles
10/08 - 21.1 miles
10/09 - 48.5 miles
10/10 - 23.1 miles
10-15-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,177
Posted By MattTheHat

10/01 - 43.8 miles 10/02 - 42.0 miles 10/03 -...

10/01 - 43.8 miles
10/02 - 42.0 miles
10/03 - 25.9 miles
10/04 - 35.5 miles
10/05 - 32.8 miles
10/06 - 31.4 miles
10/07 - 27.7 miles
10/08 - 21.1 miles
10/09 - 48.5 miles
10/10 - 23.1 miles
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,254
Posted By MattTheHat

Checkout bikecalculator.com. You can enter...

Checkout bikecalculator.com. You can enter specifics for a given ride and it will display a very accurate estimate of power and speed. Change the power estimate and it will recalculate speed over the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 604
Posted By MattTheHat

I've run several pair of Specialized Roubaix Pros...

I've run several pair of Specialized Roubaix Pros on several different bikes. They don't roll as well as the GP4000SII or GP5000TL but they aren't terrible, either. I've had sidewall damage on both...
10-14-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,980
Posted By MattTheHat

Wearing a helmet or not, yes, it's sad when a...

Wearing a helmet or not, yes, it's sad when a cyclist gets hurt.

To be blunt...based on your other thread, I wonder if you're not just here to bash cyclist.
10-14-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,177
Posted By MattTheHat

10/01 - 43.8 miles 10/02 - 42.0 miles 10/03 -...

10/01 - 43.8 miles
10/02 - 42.0 miles
10/03 - 25.9 miles
10/04 - 35.5 miles
10/05 - 32.8 miles
10/06 - 31.4 miles
10/07 - 27.7 miles
10/08 - 21.1 miles
10/09 - 48.5 miles
10/10 - 23.1 miles
10-13-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,177
Posted By MattTheHat

10/01 - 43.8 miles 10/02 - 42.0 miles 10/03 -...

10/01 - 43.8 miles
10/02 - 42.0 miles
10/03 - 25.9 miles
10/04 - 35.5 miles
10/05 - 32.8 miles
10/06 - 31.4 miles
10/07 - 27.7 miles
10/08 - 21.1 miles
10/09 - 48.5 miles
10/10 - 23.1 miles
10-12-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,177
Posted By MattTheHat

10/01 - 43.8 miles 10/02 - 42.0 miles 10/03 -...

10/01 - 43.8 miles
10/02 - 42.0 miles
10/03 - 25.9 miles
10/04 - 35.5 miles
10/05 - 32.8 miles
10/06 - 31.4 miles
10/07 - 27.7 miles
10/08 - 21.1 miles
10/09 - 48.5 miles
10/10 - 23.1 miles
10-12-19, 03:56 PM
10-12-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By MattTheHat

I agree completely. If things look iffy, there...

I agree completely. If things look iffy, there are plenty of other options out there. Paying with a credit card basically eliminates the risk as you can always dispute the charge. But who needs the...
10-12-19, 04:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,655
Posted By MattTheHat

I guess I disagree. With tubeless tires Iíve had...

I guess I disagree. With tubeless tires Iíve had one flat in the last 5,000 miles or so. That seems pretty reasonable. Chain lubrication takes far more of my time.

Air is light. Itís going to be...
10-11-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,177
Posted By MattTheHat

10/01 - 43.8 miles 10/02 - 42.0 miles 10/03 -...

10/01 - 43.8 miles
10/02 - 42.0 miles
10/03 - 25.9 miles
10/04 - 35.5 miles
10/05 - 32.8 miles
10/06 - 31.4 miles
10/07 - 27.7 miles
10/08 - 21.1 miles
10/09 - 48.5 miles
10/10 - 23.1 miles
10-11-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By MattTheHat

For lack of a better term, it feels like the...

For lack of a better term, it feels like the bottom bracket has about 100 ball detents. This is most pronounced in the largest cog. The feeling is pretty much gone by the forth or fifth cog. The bike...
10-11-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By MattTheHat

That's it! Thank you, sir!

That's it! Thank you, sir!
10-10-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By MattTheHat

Chain Wax Recipes

I hate to do this, and I really did try to search, but came up with nada. Please share your chain wax recipes. I recall DrIsotope had one, I believe with one of those high-tech petroleum additives...
10-10-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,177
Posted By MattTheHat

10/01 - 43.8 miles 10/02 - 42.0 miles 10/03 -...

10/01 - 43.8 miles
10/02 - 42.0 miles
10/03 - 25.9 miles
10/04 - 35.5 miles
10/05 - 32.8 miles
10/06 - 31.4 miles
10/07 - 27.7 miles
10/08 - 21.1 miles
10/09 - 48.5 miles
10/10 - 23.1 miles
10-09-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,177
Posted By MattTheHat

10/01 - 43.8 miles 10/02 - 42.0 miles 10/03 -...

10/01 - 43.8 miles
10/02 - 42.0 miles
10/03 - 25.9 miles
10/04 - 35.5 miles
10/05 - 32.8 miles
10/06 - 31.4 miles
10/07 - 27.7 miles
10/08 - 21.1 miles
10/09 - 48.5 miles
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 326,005
Posted By MattTheHat

Another sun up picture. Cooler weather is finally...

Another sun up picture. Cooler weather is finally here in North Texas. It was about 48 degrees in the nature preserve this morning with light fog. ...
10-08-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,177
Posted By MattTheHat

10/01 - 43.8 miles 10/02 - 42.0 miles 10/03 -...

10/01 - 43.8 miles
10/02 - 42.0 miles
10/03 - 25.9 miles
10/04 - 35.5 miles
10/05 - 32.8 miles
10/06 - 31.4 miles
10/07 - 27.7 miles
10/08 - 21.1 miles

MTD: 260.2 miles
10-07-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By MattTheHat

The only century I've ever ridden was solo. There...

The only century I've ever ridden was solo. There was a head wind for the last 12 miles or so. That was a rough 12 miles.

Sounds like a very nice ride!
10-07-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,177
Posted By MattTheHat

10/01 - 43.8 miles 10/02 - 42.0 miles 10/03 -...

10/01 - 43.8 miles
10/02 - 42.0 miles
10/03 - 25.9 miles
10/04 - 35.5 miles
10/05 - 32.8 miles
10/06 - 31.4 miles
10/07 - 27.7 miles

MTD: 239.1 miles
GOAL: 900 miles
10-06-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,177
Posted By MattTheHat

10/01 - 43.8 miles 10/02 - 42.0 miles 10/03 -...

10/01 - 43.8 miles
10/02 - 42.0 miles
10/03 - 25.9 miles
10/04 - 35.5 miles
10/05 - 32.8 miles
10/06 - 31.4 miles

MTD: 214.4 miles
GOAL: 900 miles
10-05-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,747
Posted By MattTheHat

That sounds...intriguing. I hear 20% grade and it...

That sounds...intriguing. I hear 20% grade and it sounds horrible. And at the same time, we’ll interesting.
10-05-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,177
Posted By MattTheHat

10/01 - 43.8 miles 10/02 - 42.0 miles 10/03 -...

10/01 - 43.8 miles
10/02 - 42.0 miles
10/03 - 25.9 miles
10/04 - 35.5 miles
10/05 - 32.8 miles

MTD: 180.0 miles
GOAL: 900 miles
10-04-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,177
Posted By MattTheHat

10/01 - 43.8 miles 10/02 - 42.0 miles 10/03 -...

10/01 - 43.8 miles
10/02 - 42.0 miles
10/03 - 25.9 miles
10/04 - 35.5 miles

MTD: 147.2 miles
GOAL: 900 miles
10-03-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,177
Posted By MattTheHat

That sounds absolutely perfect!

That sounds absolutely perfect!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By MattTheHat

Isn't Ksyrium the substance that Superman is...

Isn't Ksyrium the substance that Superman is allergic to?:foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,945
Posted By MattTheHat

I make sure to always give a kudo to those who...

I make sure to always give a kudo to those who unseat me from a KOM. It just seems like a gentlemanly thing to do.
10-03-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,177
Posted By MattTheHat

Looks like a fun ride! Is that an out and back...

Looks like a fun ride! Is that an out and back route, or a one-way route? Just curious if it's a one-way route how you get there or back.

Be safe and enjoy the ride!
10-03-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,177
Posted By MattTheHat

10/01 - 43.8 miles 10/02 - 42.0 miles 10/03 -...

10/01 - 43.8 miles
10/02 - 42.0 miles
10/03 - 25.9 miles

MTD: 111.7 miles
GOAL: 900 miles
10-03-19, 04:38 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,747
Posted By MattTheHat

Sorry about your oldest dog, that’s rough. The...

Sorry about your oldest dog, that’s rough. The heat in the South is no joke, that’s for sure.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,995
Posted By MattTheHat

When I ride out of the saddle on the flat and...

When I ride out of the saddle on the flat and moderate inclines, I’m often using 50x11. I just can’t crank very fast out of the saddle. The higher gear slows the cadence way down.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 326,005
Posted By MattTheHat

I made it to the gravel section of my ride this...

I made it to the gravel section of my ride this morning just as the sun was coming up.
...
10-02-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,177
Posted By MattTheHat

10/01 - 43.8 miles 10/02 - 42.0 miles MTD:...

10/01 - 43.8 miles
10/02 - 42.0 miles

MTD: 85.8 miles
GOAL: 900 miles
10-01-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,177
Posted By MattTheHat

Man, you guys are off to a great start! I got 43...

Man, you guys are off to a great start! I got 43 miles today and I feel like a slacker.
10-01-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,177
Posted By MattTheHat

It hit 94 here today. Itís almost dark and has...

It hit 94 here today. Itís almost dark and has just now dropped below 90. This afternoon my wife mentioned something about lows in the 50ís next week. I highly doubt it, but will not complain one bit...
10-01-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,747
Posted By MattTheHat

You had me at "come down south to ride". You lost...

You had me at "come down south to ride". You lost me at "hills, dogs and chipseal". That's the trifecta of unpleasantry.
10-01-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,177
Posted By MattTheHat

10/01 - 43.8 miles MTD: 43.8 miles GOAL:...

10/01 - 43.8 miles

MTD: 43.8 miles
GOAL: 900 miles
10-01-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,177
Posted By MattTheHat

October 2019 100 Miles/Km Thread - Is Autumn in the Air?

Autumn is definitely not yet in the air here in North Texas. Itís still pretty much summer here.

Iím setting a goal of 900 miles this month. Iíve missed my last two goals, so weíll see. What say...
10-01-19, 04:26 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,747
Posted By MattTheHat

09/01 - 30.5 miles 09/02 - 19.0 miles 09/11 -...

09/01 - 30.5 miles
09/02 - 19.0 miles
09/11 - 30.0 miles
09/12 - 30.2 miles
09/15 - 51.0 miles
09/16 - 21.2 miles
09/17 - 26.3 miles
09/19 - 38.0 miles
09/22 - 40.1 miles
09/23 - 26.2 miles
09-30-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,747
Posted By MattTheHat

You certainly did, and by quite a margin. I’m...

You certainly did, and by quite a margin. I’m both honored and filled with chagrin at the same time. :thumb:

I have just over 5,600 miles for the year, but you’ve got about 12 miles on me in the...
09-29-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,747
Posted By MattTheHat

09/01 - 30.5 miles 09/02 - 19.0 miles 09/11 -...

09/01 - 30.5 miles
09/02 - 19.0 miles
09/11 - 30.0 miles
09/12 - 30.2 miles
09/15 - 51.0 miles
09/16 - 21.2 miles
09/17 - 26.3 miles
09/19 - 38.0 miles
09/22 - 40.1 miles
09/23 - 26.2 miles
09-27-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,664
Posted By MattTheHat

Itís similar here in north Texas. In another...

Itís similar here in north Texas. In another couple of months Iíll have to think about digging out my long cycling pants and full fingered gloves.
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