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12-04-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 3,773
Posted By bruce19

I've seen that ad. I am not at all offended....

I've seen that ad. I am not at all offended. Basically, I don't care.However, it is silly and makes no sense. It's just a crap ad.
12-03-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By bruce19

It turns out that bike is a 45 yr. old Puch. I...

It turns out that bike is a 45 yr. old Puch. I can't find anyone who cares.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-19, 12:04 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 414
Posted By bruce19

An actual inseam of 32" for a 6' person is small....

An actual inseam of 32" for a 6' person is small. At my original 5'10" my inseam was and still is 32.5" Using the traditional method of estimating frame size by inseam, you would be able to ride a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,102
Posted By bruce19

Mavic Ksyrium Elite UST's

Mavic Ksyrium Elite UST's
11-25-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By bruce19

Exactly my plan.

Exactly my plan.
11-25-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By bruce19

Met a guy at the gym....

.....he asked me how old I was. I told him 73 and he said he is 93. We started talking about exercise and how we stay active. I told him that I cycle in the warm weather. He told me he has a bike...
11-25-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,818
Posted By bruce19

Peace and quiet

Peace and quiet
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By bruce19

The only thing I can add is that I bought a...

The only thing I can add is that I bought a CAAD12 about 6 months ago and I love it. That's it. That's all I have.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 530
Posted By bruce19

If given the choice of a CF or AL frame I am...

If given the choice of a CF or AL frame I am inclined to take the AL because for the same money I will get better components and wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 530
Posted By bruce19

I actually drive a Ford Fiesta ST and it is one...

I actually drive a Ford Fiesta ST and it is one of my all-time favorite cars. And, I've owned Audi, BMW, Corvette, Lotus and a whole lot more.
11-20-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 423
Posted By bruce19

With the advent of SST it's a bit harder to know...

With the advent of SST it's a bit harder to know what a designated size really is. I just bought a CAAD12 in size 52. After 40 yrs. of cycling I know I can ride 54-56. But, the CAAD12 fits perfectly....
11-20-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,761
Posted By bruce19

When I want a bike assembled I take it to Dunkin'...

When I want a bike assembled I take it to Dunkin' Donuts.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,713
Posted By bruce19

I'm with you on clipless setup. But, you don't...

I'm with you on clipless setup. But, you don't "need" a CF bike. I have a steel Guru and an AL CAAD 12 and both weigh under 18 lbs. The price of a similar quality CF bike will cost you significantly...
11-20-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 529
Posted By bruce19

Sounds like this bike needs a total and thorough...

Sounds like this bike needs a total and thorough inspection by a professional.
11-20-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,665
Posted By bruce19

Well, if you believe that everything is energy...

Well, if you believe that everything is energy and the First Law of Thermodynamics states that energy can neither be created nor destroyed, then....existence has no beginning and no end. So there.
11-19-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,665
Posted By bruce19

Your point is well taken. My comments were...

Your point is well taken. My comments were focused on recreational cycling. But, I would agree that those who race and may have gone down more than once or twice can train themselves to react...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-19, 04:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 659
Posted By bruce19

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYdlVtJ8tIzTM0C9W...

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYdlVtJ8tIzTM0C9WOcpNZQ
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-19, 03:59 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,451
Posted By bruce19

I won't buy from Walmart for so many reasons. Not...

I won't buy from Walmart for so many reasons. Not the least of which is the destruction of LBS and cycling dedicated on-line vendors. But, if I did, I'd want to know a lot about who made the frames,...
11-19-19, 03:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,270
Posted By bruce19

Apologies to all who have heard this story...

Apologies to all who have heard this story before. On July 24, 2013 I was on a group ride with my club. As we were slowing to about 15 mph to make a right turn, I hit a pot hole which jammed my hand...
11-19-19, 03:39 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,665
Posted By bruce19

I can only opine based on my 40 yrs. cycling and...

I can only opine based on my 40 yrs. cycling and my experiences as an MSF Instructor. For those unfamiliar with MSF, it stands for Motorcycle Safety Foundation. I would guess that in 99% of crashes,...
11-18-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,375
Posted By bruce19

I believe there are studies that show an increase...

I believe there are studies that show an increase in "creativity" when micro-dosing with LSD, Psylocibin and DMT. This is a practice that increased in popularity in Silicon Valley when the tech crowd...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By bruce19

I'm 5'8"-5'9" and cycle at 188 lbs. 36" waist and...

I'm 5'8"-5'9" and cycle at 188 lbs. 36" waist and 43" chest. I have been using Assos jerseys and have found that their XL fits like it was painted on. Long enough and fits well if you like race fit.
11-18-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,257
Posted By bruce19

It really is a personal thing. I've been riding...

It really is a personal thing. I've been riding for about 40 yrs and have tried most everything starting with the actual leather chamois kit. I tired my best to like PI and Castelli and they were OK....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,094
Posted By bruce19

I can't speak to the 28s but I have run 25s on...

I can't speak to the 28s but I have run 25s on both my road bikes and it's worked well. I know my Guru couldn't accommodate 28s but maybe my CAAD12 . In season I weigh 187 lbs. (FWIW, I discovered...
11-14-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 864
Posted By bruce19

Now I'm moving on. I just don't want to keep up...

Now I'm moving on. I just don't want to keep up this treadmill of turning citizens into killers/victims and then suffering the loss of good people.
11-14-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 864
Posted By bruce19

And, imagine Iran sending their forces to a base...

And, imagine Iran sending their forces to a base in Canada or Mexico and then launching drones and sending forces into upstate NY or AZ because they want our natural resources or they want to support...
11-12-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 864
Posted By bruce19

The best thing we could do for vets (I am one) is...

The best thing we could do for vets (I am one) is to stop sending us to war. Also, start supporting us when we come home.
11-12-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,078
Posted By bruce19

It's all Luxottica: ...

It's all Luxottica:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luxottica
11-10-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By bruce19

I have no experience with them and probably won't...

I have no experience with them and probably won't thanks to my Mavic USTs. Having said that, I have a friend who had an LBS and then was a rep in the industry working for companies like Bianchi,...
11-07-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,998
Posted By bruce19

Did nothing for me.

Did nothing for me.
11-04-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,401
Posted By bruce19

Exactly

Exactly
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 805
Posted By bruce19

I pronounce it with a Spanish accent so it's...

I pronounce it with a Spanish accent so it's Jksion.
11-04-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,087
Posted By bruce19

I tend to avoid Amazon for anything unless there...

I tend to avoid Amazon for anything unless there are no other options. Waiting for them to pay their taxes and employees.
11-03-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,401
Posted By bruce19

Anytime I see a child's life being put in danger,...

Anytime I see a child's life being put in danger, I will act and let others (PD?) sort it out. That's just me. You may not care. That's your choice.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 805
Posted By bruce19

I'm happy with the Yksions but always interested...

I'm happy with the Yksions but always interested in what else out there works well.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,705
Posted By bruce19

My Masi AL with CF stays and fork rides...

My Masi AL with CF stays and fork rides differently than my CAAD 12 as well. The CF is at all the "shock" points....
11-03-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,720
Posted By bruce19

This is an interesting take on coconut water....

This is an interesting take on coconut water. (https://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/features/truth-about-coconut-water#2) I've taken to 3 hr. or less rides so I just drink water. Before a ride I drink...
11-03-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,401
Posted By bruce19

I also miss the good old days when people could...

I also miss the good old days when people could have a discussion without labeling and name calling.
11-02-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,401
Posted By bruce19

As I recall, someone asked if there was a law....

As I recall, someone asked if there was a law. Thus my response. If I saw a very young child on someone's bike (assuming a parent) riding without a helmet, I would.
11-02-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,401
Posted By bruce19

Which is exactly why I said "Maybe.' That was in...

Which is exactly why I said "Maybe.' That was in my mind. I should have elaborated. The OP should tell us.
11-02-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,278
Posted By bruce19

There's a saying....Your life rides on your tires.

There's a saying....Your life rides on your tires.
11-02-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,401
Posted By bruce19

Maybe this...."Massachusetts law requires any...

Maybe this...."Massachusetts law requires any person 16 years old or younger riding a bicycle to wear a helmet. "
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,917
Posted By bruce19

I've been riding Mavic Aksium, Ksyrium Elites and...

I've been riding Mavic Aksium, Ksyrium Elites and Ksyrium Elite USTs for about 5 yrs. I have not found that to be true. Especially not for a $300 wheelset. Just my experience.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,917
Posted By bruce19

Mavic Aksiums are pretty bullet-proof and...

Mavic Aksiums are pretty bullet-proof and inexpensive.
11-01-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,006
Posted By bruce19

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11-01-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,006
Posted By bruce19

Ford Focus? I had an ST. Now have a Fiesta ST....

Ford Focus? I had an ST. Now have a Fiesta ST. Love them. Actually that is a Fiesta isn't it?
11-01-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,006
Posted By bruce19

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About 3 yrs ago. A new Guru Sidero (steel) with all SRAM Rival and Mavic...
10-29-19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,066
Posted By bruce19

I think anyone who is drunk and operating a...

I think anyone who is drunk and operating a vehicle capable of injuring or killing someone is a serious problem.
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