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Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,191
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Assos or go home.

Assos or go home.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,779
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

If this is your second bike ride ever and you’re...

If this is your second bike ride ever and you’re averaging 19.8mph over 22 miles, it’s time to start thinking about a coach and a professional cycling career. Nice pace for a solo beginner. ;)
06-30-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 9,379
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

For me, just me, there is such an overwhelming...

For me, just me, there is such an overwhelming benefit of riding with clipless pedals that every bike I ride has them. (7 bikes.)

Thats me. Just me. You eat what you like and I’ll eat what I...
06-27-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,703
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

So weird that FOUR bike shops were all filled...

So weird that FOUR bike shops were all filled with jerks and idiots, and the brand new guy (who already, in his very first post, knew to use the LBS abbreviation) is such a great guy. It couldn’t...
06-26-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,649
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I flipped a passing motorist the bird today.

I flipped a passing motorist the bird today.
06-26-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,925
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Ok, so it looks like there are plenty of full-on...

Ok, so it looks like there are plenty of full-on goofball workarounds to getting real cycling gloves. Has anyone found an alternative to bar tape? (Duct tape is ubiquitous.) Cables? (Twine? Bulk...
06-24-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,925
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Yiu must be even newer than I am. ;) Search for...

Yiu must be even newer than I am. ;) Search for ďdrope the hamerĒ and enjoy the read. :)
06-22-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 271
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Just rent a car, man! There’s sooooo much great...

Just rent a car, man! There’s sooooo much great stuff to see and do, and great riding (that you might want to drive for) that going without your own transportation will limit a lot of your fun. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,062
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

You could have just headed over to the nearest...

You could have just headed over to the nearest hardware store for some new gloves and droped several hamers whilst perusing their "bike" aisle, all the while denigrating your LBS for not allowing you...
06-20-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,925
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

No glove, no love.

No glove, no love.
06-20-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,925
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I would never, EVER wave back at a bike rider...

I would never, EVER wave back at a bike rider that was wearing hardware store gloves. But I have droped hamers at various hardware stores...

Pearl Izumi basic gel gloves are always selling cheap...
06-18-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 986
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

My rear end makes exceptionally loud noises. ...

My rear end makes exceptionally loud noises. It’s a point of pride, if I do say so.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,133
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Wireless is a bad idea when the Italian riders...

Wireless is a bad idea when the Italian riders hack into your BikeLAN and drop you into the 52/10 in the middle of the climb.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,314
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

That wasn’t shame you felt. It was lactic acid. ...

That wasn’t shame you felt. It was lactic acid. Make friends with it and you’ll be a beast.
06-13-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Think of the weight savings. Now you’ll have...

Think of the weight savings. Now you’ll have more time to wave at people while riding on the sidewalk. I seriously hope you’re riding carbon wheels!
06-12-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

As in, ďYou can kiss Hairy *AND* the Hendersons!Ē...

As in, ďYou can kiss Hairy *AND* the Hendersons!Ē Something along those lines?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,780
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I used to think the same thing about bibs...

I used to think the same thing about bibs possibly being too hot. Honestly, the strap material wicks far better than bare skin, so they allow for better sweat transfer and evaporation compared to...
06-06-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,102
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I was getting a small rub from my R8000 fd in the...

I was getting a small rub from my R8000 fd in the big ring (52) and somewhere around the 7th-8th cog (11 speed cassette, 11-34.) It didn't rub on 9/10/11 or on 6/5/4, only on that 7th or 8th cog. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,569
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

A loaf of bread has two ends, but they are not...

A loaf of bread has two ends, but they are not connected without the work put in between them. ;)
06-04-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

After a bit of rumination, I believe the mask...

After a bit of rumination, I believe the mask should match your chamois. That way it will match if you ride around with your head up your- wait, nevermind... Just match it to your chamois and...
06-04-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Just make sure it goes over your eyes. The eyes...

Just make sure it goes over your eyes. The eyes are vulnerable. And if your socks are long enough- pull em up. Instant mask!
Forum: Foo
05-31-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,119
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Don’t *EVER* eat acetaminophen, ever, for *ANY*...

Don’t *EVER* eat acetaminophen, ever, for *ANY* reason! So much liver damage all over America from that crap.
05-31-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,197
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

XL, for 5’6” and 175lb? Wrong size, probably, no...

XL, for 5’6” and 175lb? Wrong size, probably, no matter who sewed them.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,985
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Faster? Possibly. Better climber? Possibly. ...

Faster? Possibly. Better climber? Possibly. It all depends on how you use the data, such as HR, cadence, estimated (or actual) Watts on a given segment of your ride. Being able to easily compare...
05-20-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 988
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

You *MUST* send them everything they ask for,...

You *MUST* send them everything they ask for, right after you send me the balance of that $328 million from the Nigerian prince in exile...
05-20-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 608
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Humans are to Earth as that one floater that just...

Humans are to Earth as that one floater that just won’t flush is to people. Eventually, Ol’ Nature will get us all. She’s trying really hard right now, and we’re just circling the bowl...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,985
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I like Strava. I follow one of my brothers and...

I like Strava. I follow one of my brothers and one of my sisters, and they follow me. That’s it. I don’t care about other riders that I don’t know, as far as connecting or following them. I just...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,655
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Often misunderstood as being blunt, brusque,...

Often misunderstood as being blunt, brusque, impatient, or rude, the NY method is a major time saver with a built-in BS meter attached. ;) Thereís no malice or ill will involved, just an efficiency...
05-19-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,382
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Rule #1...

Rule #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) : Do not engage.
Rule #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) : Always obey Rule #1...
Forum: Foo
05-17-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 808
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Thatís how they justify the maid service. People...

Thatís how they justify the maid service. People are lazy. Very, very lazy. And overly entitled to everything their neighbors have.
05-15-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 446
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Stop using your pants to size your bike, and get...

Stop using your pants to size your bike, and get a real measurement. Google it. It’s so freakin easy. Good luck!
05-12-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,660
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Can we *PLEASE* go back to drum brakes and be...

Can we *PLEASE* go back to drum brakes and be done with these silly modern day miracles? I’m tired of cool new stuff and having choices.
05-07-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 842
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

How does the OP know they were from the Empire,...

How does the OP know they were from the Empire, and not a bunch of rebels?
05-07-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 381
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Just guessing, but with your name Iím pretty sure...

Just guessing, but with your name Iím pretty sure a lot of things remind you of a time with a fishing boat... :)
05-06-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,830
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Do you/does your- shop have the reputation of...

Do you/does your- shop have the reputation of being really good, with very good service? If so, that may be why people continue to expect it, and voluntarily grace your front door with their...
05-06-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 656
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

If you were running a full carbon aero browser...

If you were running a full carbon aero browser you’d be at least 30 milliseconds faster. Have you done an FTP or ping test on your ISP recently? Make sure you do a full spin down at least every 2...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I really liked the Domane, but I went with an...

I really liked the Domane, but I went with an Endurace. I love it. I also really like my brother's Domane, which fits me about perfectly, and I've put a good number of miles on, too. But I *LOVE*...
04-26-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 2,931
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

It's, uh, LOSER with one O. ;)

It's, uh, LOSER with one O. ;)
04-22-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,376
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

My bike dresses to match whatever I’m wearing....

My bike dresses to match whatever I’m wearing. I’m kind of arrogant like that.
04-22-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,120
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I have different bikes for different surfaces,...

I have different bikes for different surfaces, different functions, and even different seasons.
04-22-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,234
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I have to admit, youíre an engaging...

I have to admit, youíre an engaging conversationalist. :) Now then, how do you suppose the car got up over the wall in such a way that it didnít end up on its roof? Thatís an interesting aspect to...
04-22-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,234
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I canít go anywhere. Shelter in place, ya know? ...

I canít go anywhere. Shelter in place, ya know? ;)

You told me I was never gonna believe what you said happened in your first post. Then, when I didnít believe your version (and I wasnít alone...
04-22-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,234
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Chainlink fence is pretty springy. Car leaves...

Chainlink fence is pretty springy. Car leaves roadway at bottom left of pic, heads up smooth concrete ramp at speed, launches (barely) into/over barrier at a shallow angle of interception, pulling...
04-22-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,234
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I think the OP should post a link to the police...

I think the OP should post a link to the police report from this incident to uncover the truth.
:lol:
04-21-20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,234
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Maybe he was tired of paying way too much for...

Maybe he was tired of paying way too much for name brand bike shorts, and severely overpaying for waterproof (but not very breathable) jackets and decided to end it all right there on the wrong side...
04-21-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,234
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

It's entirely possible the driver fell asleep and...

It's entirely possible the driver fell asleep and drove from the roadway up the concrete embankment and launched into the fence, which then slowed the vehicle's forward progress enough to leave it...
Forum: Foo
04-21-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,902
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Dumping an excessive amount of hops into the brew...

Dumping an excessive amount of hops into the brew kettle is a GREAT way to hide a nearly overwhelmingly flawed beer. If you really want to see a brewer's skill, look for beers with 30 or less IBU. ...
Forum: Foo
04-21-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,902
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

An ant, a dried up fish, a mattress topper, and a...

An ant, a dried up fish, a mattress topper, and a wheat beer. Looks like someone is making an art film, so you can skip that aforementioned chainsaw maintenance.

And garner some self respect. ...
04-17-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Just scratch off the IZ and they'll leave you...

Just scratch off the IZ and they'll leave you alone out of pity.
04-17-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 910
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

The problem with that is that it's hard to punch...

The problem with that is that it's hard to punch people from 6 feet away...
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