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08-16-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By caloso

Taxed? Retail price generally refers to the...

Taxed? Retail price generally refers to the price before tax.
08-16-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By caloso

Corporate policy, probably driven by their...

Corporate policy, probably driven by their insurance provider.
08-16-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,342
Posted By caloso

Isn't this amazing? It feels like riding with...

Isn't this amazing? It feels like riding with someone else's legs. Someone else's much stronger legs. Enjoy that.
08-15-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By caloso

It happens to me too. I think it has to do with...

It happens to me too. I think it has to do with the way the photos load.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,058
Posted By caloso

This is genius. I'm going to steal this if you...

This is genius. I'm going to steal this if you don't mind.
08-14-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,579
Posted By caloso

Anyhoo, if you're just going to hang back and not...

Anyhoo, if you're just going to hang back and not get any benefit of a draft, there's no reason to call out. You're just on the same road.
08-14-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,579
Posted By caloso

More like sprinting for the county line sign.

More like sprinting for the county line sign.
08-14-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,579
Posted By caloso

Riding along a beach?

Riding along a beach?
08-14-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,028
Posted By caloso

I've done it twice and I really have to amplify...

I've done it twice and I really have to amplify what terrymorse said. It is absolutely a bucket-list ride and an amazing achievement. It's also a real slog. Do long climbs as often as you can; the...
08-13-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,579
Posted By caloso

Then no harm in asking.

Then no harm in asking.
08-13-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,579
Posted By caloso

What exactly do you mean by coordinated? Are...

What exactly do you mean by coordinated? Are they all wearing the same kit? If so, that's probably a team/club ride and it would be weird and awkward for all involved if you just asked to hop on. ...
08-13-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,765
Posted By caloso

This is driving me crazy. I typically buy my...

This is driving me crazy. I typically buy my shirts at Nordstrom Rack and have noticed that all the recently bought ones lack pockets. Which is where I keep my keycard. I'll be damned if I have to...
08-13-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,765
Posted By caloso

Before I started racing, I would make it a point...

Before I started racing, I would make it a point to try to buy a shop jersey as a souvenir whenever we traveled.
Forum: Commuting
08-13-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 710
Posted By caloso

"The chafing's not too bad, but the rust is...

"The chafing's not too bad, but the rust is awful."
Forum: Commuting
08-13-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 710
Posted By caloso

"I wouldn't be caught dead in one of those...

"I wouldn't be caught dead in one of those ridiculous spandex costumes."
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,208
Posted By caloso

If I'm going to a general store out in the boons,...

If I'm going to a general store out in the boons, I don't worry about. Lean it near the door (out of the way of shoppers of course) and it will be fine.
08-12-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,219
Posted By caloso

Yes, this is a great way to learn.

Yes, this is a great way to learn.
08-12-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3,979
Views: 183,797
Posted By caloso

Interesting. I have been on Zwift for awhile, but...

Interesting. I have been on Zwift for awhile, but never on a smart trainer. Always just used my PM on a regular fluid trainer. I considered getting a smart trainer but didn't want to have to figure...
08-12-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,759
Posted By caloso

Since we're showing off our neo-retros, here's my...

Since we're showing off our neo-retros, here's my 86 Gazelle Champion Mondial with a 10-speed Campy group. I've taken it on the A ride many times and even raced it when my race bike was knocked out...
08-12-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,711
Posted By caloso

What!?! Oh no. That's what I was going to...

What!?! Oh no. That's what I was going to replace my Audi A4 wagon with!
Forum: Foo
08-11-19, 11:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 531
Posted By caloso

My dude, please stop soliciting legal advice on a...

My dude, please stop soliciting legal advice on a bike forum. Seriously, speak to a lawyer.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-19, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By caloso

I think the thinner chains are a bit more...

I think the thinner chains are a bit more tolerant of a less than perfect chainline.
Forum: Commuting
08-11-19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 834
Posted By caloso

Yup!

Yup!
Forum: Commuting
08-11-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 834
Posted By caloso

You plateau in the mushy middle if you always...

You plateau in the mushy middle if you always ride the same intensity, which is easy to do on the commute.
Forum: Foo
08-11-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 531
Posted By caloso

Hire a probate attorney.

Hire a probate attorney.
Forum: Introductions
08-09-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By caloso

Welcome from Sacramento!

Welcome from Sacramento!
08-09-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,756
Posted By caloso

I've used a u-lock on the rails to the chainstay.

I've used a u-lock on the rails to the chainstay.
08-08-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,115
Posted By caloso

Having married a Norwegian-American and attended...

Having married a Norwegian-American and attended many Santa Lucia festivals, I am convinced that no one in Norway actually eats lutefisk. It's just an elaborate practical joke foisted upon...
08-08-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,589
Posted By caloso

Wow.

Wow.
08-08-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,677
Posted By caloso

I am sure that I lost a crit because I was in too...

I am sure that I lost a crit because I was in too high of a gear coming out of the final corner. It was a short sprint, maybe 150 to the line from the final corner. I hit the final corner in 3d...
Forum: Foo
08-07-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By caloso

Never been to a curandero but my Mexican...

Never been to a curandero but my Mexican grandfather would probably say just slather it in Vick's and light a candle to La Virgen.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By caloso

I don't know the specifics of the Racing 6, but I...

I don't know the specifics of the Racing 6, but I have been very impressed with the Fulcrums that came standard on my Tarmac. They're called S-4, and they're 3 hubs on 5 rims. Have remained...
08-07-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 85,496
Posted By caloso

46/36 crankset.

46/36 crankset.
08-07-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,088
Posted By caloso

I'm sure you're right, but I don't have all that...

I'm sure you're right, but I don't have all that data, just my anectdotal observations. All I know is that if I put a Schwalbe 25mm tire, a Continental 25mm tire, and a Michelin 25mm tire all on the...
08-07-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,088
Posted By caloso

In my experience Schwalbes run more true to size...

In my experience Schwalbes run more true to size than Continentals. And definitely more than Michelins which seem to run really big.
Forum: Commuting
08-07-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,289
Posted By caloso

Old school roadie trick: cycling cap with the...

Old school roadie trick: cycling cap with the top cut off so it's like a visor. I wear it backwards under the helmet. The sweat wicks backwards towards the brim.
08-06-19, 10:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,397
Posted By caloso

Drops.

Drops.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,058
Posted By caloso

Yeah. Don't do that.

Yeah. Don't do that.
08-06-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,007
Posted By caloso

I've never seen a quality difference between the...

I've never seen a quality difference between the cheap ones and the expensive ones. So I just buy the cheapest bulk rate I can find.
08-06-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,414
Posted By caloso

Ewe are horrible.

Ewe are horrible.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,058
Posted By caloso

I was told by a very experienced rider, who later...

I was told by a very experienced rider, who later became one of my closest friends. “Hey, don’t do that.”
08-05-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,414
Posted By caloso

Also, the OP needs to understand that no one...

Also, the OP needs to understand that no one cares how slow he is or what he wears.
08-05-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,414
Posted By caloso

Shouldn’t it be 24x7x52?

Shouldn’t it be 24x7x52?
08-04-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By caloso

I had the same experience.

I had the same experience.
08-04-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By caloso

What kind of riding would you like to do?...

What kind of riding would you like to do? Fitness, commuting, racing, utility?
Where would you like to do it? Mountains or flatlands? Asphalt (sorry, tarmac) or dirt?
08-03-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By caloso

Gorilla tape works well as a boot for this...

Gorilla tape works well as a boot for this purpose.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By caloso

1) Cranksets don't really care how many cogs are...

1) Cranksets don't really care how many cogs are in the back
2) A "10-speed frame" means 130mm hub spacing, which will take everything from 1 to 11 cogs in the back.
3) If your freehub will take a...
08-02-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,493
Posted By caloso

I have a copy of Fast After 50 on my nightstand. ...

I have a copy of Fast After 50 on my nightstand. One of my main takeaways is that intensity is still important for older athletes, probably more important than volume, but recovery is a must. When...
08-01-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,566
Posted By caloso

Smile and wave, boys. Smile and wave.

Smile and wave, boys. Smile and wave.
08-01-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,566
Posted By caloso

That's what my dad would say about hitting...

That's what my dad would say about hitting himself in the head with a hammer.
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