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Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-20, 09:11 PM
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Posted By big john

Didn't see that one.

Didn't see that one.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7,808
Views: 117,145
Posted By big john

Bunch of police cars were destroyed earlier in...

Bunch of police cars were destroyed earlier in LA, now the looting has begun. No big fires yet, though.

On the plus side I had a nice ride today which you could call a group ride, my first road...
05-30-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 14,925
Views: 830,042
Posted By big john

Do you know Mektronic? Maybe you can help this...

Do you know Mektronic? Maybe you can help this guy.
https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/12748-review-mavic-mektronic.html
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7,808
Views: 117,145
Posted By big john

I saw some for sale when I was looking for a pic....

I saw some for sale when I was looking for a pic. People are asking 30 grand and more for nice ones. I had no idea they were that collectable.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 07:53 PM
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Views: 117,145
Posted By big john

https://www.ebay.com/i/224014125309?chn=ps&norover...

https://www.ebay.com/i/224014125309?chn=ps&norover=1&mkevt=1&mkrid=711-213727-13078-0&mkcid=2&itemid=224014125309&targetid=4580221852015640&device=c&mktype=&googleloc=&poi=&campaignid=395665040&mkgrou...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7,808
Views: 117,145
Posted By big john

It's an OK spork except for the file marks on the...

It's an OK spork except for the file marks on the welds.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,190
Posted By big john

Wouldn't it be the same as any similar type speed...

Wouldn't it be the same as any similar type speed sensor? Is it just a magnet and a switch? Magnet creates pulse each revolution?

I did some research and I see it was a wireless system. People...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 05:18 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,116
Posted By big john

Might have been, it's been a long time since I...

Might have been, it's been a long time since I looked at his page. He is an artist.
Is it only Speedvagen now, or can you still get Vanilla labeled frames?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 04:11 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,116
Posted By big john

Of course you can do whatever you want with it....

Of course you can do whatever you want with it. What I don't understand is the bike having limitations. My point was you can do whatever a road bike can do with any road bike, no?
05-29-20, 04:01 PM
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Posted By big john

[QUOTE=Hermes;21504640]I did the high intensity...

[QUOTE=Hermes;21504640]I did the high intensity strength training workout. It is about what I expected but more interesting and I would say impossible to do without their equipment.[QUOTE]

Very...
05-29-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14,925
Views: 830,042
Posted By big john

Mrs. Hermes is ok with this?

Mrs. Hermes is ok with this?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7,808
Views: 117,145
Posted By big john

+2

+2
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7,808
Views: 117,145
Posted By big john

Well, he does have 8 Olympic gold medals. He's...

Well, he does have 8 Olympic gold medals. He's elite elite.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,116
Posted By big john

It's a tool, not a jewel. I do have a couple...

It's a tool, not a jewel. I do have a couple bikes in the garage I haven't ridden in a long time. I would give them away to the right person, I've given bikes away before or sold them cheap. If I got...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,116
Posted By big john

I don't understand. I ride my Seven everywhere,...

I don't understand. I ride my Seven everywhere, mountains, city, even some dirt.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7,808
Views: 117,145
Posted By big john

Usain Bolt would hit 28 mph part way through the...

Usain Bolt would hit 28 mph part way through the 100 meter dash.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7,808
Views: 117,145
Posted By big john

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dg3lXoCo7HU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dg3lXoCo7HU
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7,808
Views: 117,145
Posted By big john

My ex once said "your bike smells lemony...

My ex once said "your bike smells lemony fresh".
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7,808
Views: 117,145
Posted By big john

I worked in a gas station and we put a rebuilt...

I worked in a gas station and we put a rebuilt engine in a customer's Volvo. The car was sitting on the corner of the lot waiting to be picked up when a car flew in off the street and demolished it....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7,808
Views: 117,145
Posted By big john

Pledge.

Pledge.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,116
Posted By big john

https://hosting.photobucket.com/albums/u308/bigjoh...

https://hosting.photobucket.com/albums/u308/bigjohn53/.highres/003-2.jpg?width=322&height=195&fit=bounds&crop=fill

I have a Seven and I've put about 40,000 miles on it. I'll probably put some more...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,116
Posted By big john

It's his favorite bike and he's never going to...

It's his favorite bike and he's never going to ride it again.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 977
Posted By big john

I had neglected to add mine earlier so it's there...

I had neglected to add mine earlier so it's there now.:)
05-28-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14,925
Views: 830,042
Posted By big john

Would this be whole body training or leg work...

Would this be whole body training or leg work only?
05-28-20, 04:59 PM
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Views: 263,742
Posted By big john

Me too but it's only 4 years away.:(

Me too but it's only 4 years away.:(
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7,808
Views: 117,145
Posted By big john

A lot of variables there. If excess fuel isn't...

A lot of variables there. If excess fuel isn't going to the cat then it will probably survive, like a fuel injector not delivering fuel. The computer doesn't know why there is a misfire, it just...
05-28-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,938
Posted By big john

Yeah it had it's run and just died out like the...

Yeah it had it's run and just died out like the regional forum here did. There was a lot of crossover.

I think umd quit racing after he got hurt at San Dimas, same event where RacerEx crashed in...
05-28-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,938
Posted By big john

Time flies.

Time flies.
05-28-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,938
Posted By big john

I don't know if you saw it but a member here...

I don't know if you saw it but a member here started his own forum, SoCal Bike Forum.com, I think. It lasted a couple years and picked up some advertising but eventually petered out. They sold...
05-28-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,938
Posted By big john

His gf got married and stopped doing group rides....

His gf got married and stopped doing group rides. She was cool, came to some group rides in my area. I think the last time I was on a ride with Vireo was a 10,000 foot century put on by a local club....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7,808
Views: 117,145
Posted By big john

meh

meh
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 977
Posted By big john

I haven't been called Lance in ages. In years...

I haven't been called Lance in ages. In years past I have been spit on, buzzed, coal rolled, hit with bottles and cans and a ball of ice, and squirted with an unknown liquid from a squirt gun. Not...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 977
Posted By big john

My ex got slapped so hard she almost went down....

My ex got slapped so hard she almost went down. When she got home there was a red handprint on her butt.
05-27-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,938
Posted By big john

I guess he hasn't posted on here for a while. I...

I guess he hasn't posted on here for a while. I have chatted with him on FB on occasion, he runs a bike store down south of LA. I actually rode with him a few times years ago. He is a mountain goat.
05-27-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,938
Posted By big john

Didn't think of that.

Didn't think of that.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7,808
Views: 117,145
Posted By big john

The high gear is rarely an issue for me. I'm...

The high gear is rarely an issue for me. I'm either climbing or coasting downhill. I even put a 28 on the front.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7,808
Views: 117,145
Posted By big john

A nice bike for sure but around 2017 bikes...

A nice bike for sure but around 2017 bikes started getting longer reach, steeper seat tubes, slacker head tubes, reduced offset forks and sometimes shorter chainstays.

I wish I could ride a bunch...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7,808
Views: 117,145
Posted By big john

I was wondering if you had ridden modern mountain...

I was wondering if you had ridden modern mountain bikes before. I had hardtails, then a K2 which broke in half after 10 years, then a cheap KHS aluminum 100mm bike which I rode for 10 more years. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7,808
Views: 117,145
Posted By big john

Looks fast. What did you ride before?

Looks fast. What did you ride before?
05-27-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,938
Posted By big john

Do you know Vireo on BF? I wonder if he was...

Do you know Vireo on BF? I wonder if he was there, he's done several of those things. Personally, I can't think of a more boring, tedious thing to do on a bike. And no, I couldn't do it.
05-27-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2,688
Views: 587,184
Posted By big john

When I joined the road bike club in 1989 several...

When I joined the road bike club in 1989 several people had Vitus bikes and most complained about the noodle factor. They were all aluminum except one woman had a cf Vitus and she was quite fast in...
05-27-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4,854
Views: 263,742
Posted By big john

The new Campagnolo group looks interesting. I'm...

The new Campagnolo group looks interesting. I'm not stuck on Campagnolo but if I had money and was speccing a new bike.....
05-27-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4,854
Views: 263,742
Posted By big john

It depends on how much climbing you are going to...

It depends on how much climbing you are going to do and what cadence you prefer. You can always keep different cassettes on hand and switch them for different events. I'm 200 pounds and I climb a lot...
05-25-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4,854
Views: 263,742
Posted By big john

So what do you want to do, just get started and...

So what do you want to do, just get started and see where it goes?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7,808
Views: 117,145
Posted By big john

I liked it but the last bit slowed some. Looking...

I liked it but the last bit slowed some. Looking forward to next Sunday.

Happy birthday btw!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7,808
Views: 117,145
Posted By big john

Is that the route of the Bob Cook race? Are they...

Is that the route of the Bob Cook race? Are they still doing that race?
05-25-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,130
Posted By big john

[QUOTE=Wanderer;21496670]We got our 42 miles...

[QUOTE=Wanderer;21496670]We got our 42 miles today. It was a nice, clear day, but pretty hot and humid! Not much wind. Temp was in the upper 80s, might have hit 90, and quite humid. Took us just at 4...
05-25-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 561
Posted By big john

I can't help with an answer but I had a customer...

I can't help with an answer but I had a customer (I was a car mechanic) who was a record holding hang glider. He would stash a bike near the landing area at the foot of a 4000 foot mountain and drive...
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