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02-22-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 595
Posted By Nachoman

Some appetizers and gourmet beer, at Stone...

Some appetizers and gourmet beer, at Stone Brewery in Liberty Station, is always quite enjoyable.
01-31-21, 11:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,877
Posted By Nachoman

Lol

Lol
01-25-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,461
Posted By Nachoman

NBC Sports Gold is my one sports splurge every...

NBC Sports Gold is my one sports splurge every year (since i generally don't pay to watch any sports).
I'm also a Phil Liggett, Bob Roll, Christian Vande and Chris Horner fan. Don't judge me.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By Nachoman

Ha! I got one for my daughter too. I just wish...

Ha! I got one for my daughter too. I just wish she would ride it more.
Anyway, great bike. I got her the carbon version with tiagra and the only upgrade was cane creek calipers to tiagra or 105 (i...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,798
Posted By Nachoman

My advice is to skip the dog whistle.

My advice is to skip the dog whistle.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19,896
Views: 4,311,681
Posted By Nachoman

I also picked up a few water bottles. 2...

I also picked up a few water bottles.
2 specialized hydroflos w\o any insulation and 1 camelbak podium ice water bottle for those hot summer days when I want to keep water cold and frozen longer.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 19,896
Views: 4,311,681
Posted By Nachoman

I had a couple flats last weekend. So two tubes...

I had a couple flats last weekend. So two tubes for the tandem (700 x 28).
01-22-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By Nachoman

Actually for me the most useful and frequently...

Actually for me the most useful and frequently used mileage analysis on garmin connect is:
Connect/ reports/ progress summary / custom dates. Strava doesn't have that. At least not the unpaid...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,940
Posted By Nachoman

Cycling a bit less, because working twice as hard...

Cycling a bit less, because working twice as hard for half as much.
Plus, a bunch of friends in my gang are cycling more. So they're getting faster and fitter, while I'm getting fatter and slower....
01-14-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By Nachoman

Dedicated bike, for me, is far superior. In...

Dedicated bike, for me, is far superior.
In fact, before I had a good dedicated road bike on the trainer, I had a old beater hybrid, which I even found preferable.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,604
Posted By Nachoman

A lot of these scary moments seem to be at high...

A lot of these scary moments seem to be at high speed going downhill. Mine was the opposite.
I was pedaling very slowly up a steep hill, barely going 4 or 5 miles per hour. In fact I was going so...
01-04-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 940
Posted By Nachoman

Cygolite Hypershot vs. DiNotte Quad Red

I've always heard and understood that DiNotte has the best and brightest rear light. But does the new the Cygolite Hypershot 350 now claim that title?
For what it's worth, the DiNotte Quad Red is...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,871
Posted By Nachoman

It's counter intuitive, but when a speedplay...

It's counter intuitive, but when a speedplay pedal spins easily, that means it is time for service. Then after injecting the grease, the pedal should be harder to spin.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 18,115
Posted By Nachoman

3,776 miles. which is about the same amount of...

3,776 miles.
which is about the same amount of miles that i do every year.
12-24-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 155,646
Posted By Nachoman

Zero. Alarm went off. Got out of bed. Had a cup...

Zero.
Alarm went off. Got out of bed. Had a cup of coffee. Changed my mind. And went to work instead.
12-24-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,065
Posted By Nachoman

I always wonder the same thing. I've owned many...

I always wonder the same thing. I've owned many iterations of both. 105 is basically flawless. And ultegra is possibly a tad better.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,327
Posted By Nachoman

I love the oakley prizm lens. They make...

I love the oakley prizm lens. They make everything pop. But they're just not dark enough for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,593
Posted By Nachoman

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Bikes are easier to store than pinball machines.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,456
Posted By Nachoman

65 miles two Saturdays in a row, which is good...

65 miles two Saturdays in a row, which is good for me.
I've been in a 35-45 max mileage phase for quite some time.
12-13-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 997
Posted By Nachoman

Thanks for that. You cleared everything up.

Thanks for that. You cleared everything up.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,951
Posted By Nachoman

I haven't been dogged with saddle sores for...

I haven't been dogged with saddle sores for years. But I used to take a long hot bath at first sign of irritation.
12-07-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2,095
Views: 241,340
Posted By Nachoman

This weekend I pedaled 65 miles and blasted Dead...

This weekend I pedaled 65 miles and blasted Dead & Company the entire time.
Dead & Co is the new iteration of the Grateful Dead.
It's not for everyone, but hard core Dead Heads and hard core John...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 19,896
Views: 4,311,681
Posted By Nachoman

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Specialized Toupe no longer available. So trying this out.
12-05-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 71,363
Posted By Nachoman

Point Loma > Leucadia > Fiesta Island > Point...

Point Loma > Leucadia > Fiesta Island > Point Loma, for a total of 65 miles.
Also we had almost a 30 degree temperature swing during this ride.
11-30-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,744
Posted By Nachoman

I've got an older titanium frame. Last time I...

I've got an older titanium frame. Last time I weighed the bike with its prior round of componentry, it came in at about 16.6 lbs.
11-30-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By Nachoman

There's even a bike lane there. You're probably...

There's even a bike lane there.
You're probably right that it was a right hook.
A grossly negligent right hook.
11-27-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 71,363
Posted By Nachoman

The usual for me. 55 mile round trip up the coast...

The usual for me. 55 mile round trip up the coast from Point Loma to Swami's.
11-27-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 71,363
Posted By Nachoman

Big day! Nice job!

Big day! Nice job!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,889
Posted By Nachoman

Good move. It would have been wrong not to.

Good move. It would have been wrong not to.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,569
Posted By Nachoman

For years my top speed was in the high 40s, and...

For years my top speed was in the high 40s, and I' would always try and break the 50 mph barrier, but I never could.
Now, I don't like going faster than the low 40s.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,124
Posted By Nachoman

Face mask for me only when stopped and next to...

Face mask for me only when stopped and next to other people.
After 6 weeks of solo riding during the initial 'stay at home order', I'm back to cycling as usual, including pacelining.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,407
Posted By Nachoman

When you figure out the answer to 'how not to get...

When you figure out the answer to 'how not to get dropped on rolling hills', let me know because I have the same problem.
Better yet, bottle it and sell it.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,599
Posted By Nachoman

What did Speedplay do that was offensive, for...

What did Speedplay do that was offensive, for those of us not in the know.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,291
Posted By Nachoman

I pedaled with a woman this morning that recently...

I pedaled with a woman this morning that recently drove 2.5 hours to pick up some sort of smart trainer, because the market is apparently so tight.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,592
Posted By Nachoman

I do it. But I'm no role model.

I do it. But I'm no role model.
11-04-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 71,363
Posted By Nachoman

Awesome!

Awesome!
11-02-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 71,363
Posted By Nachoman

Point Loma to Rancho Santa Fe for a muffin and...

Point Loma to Rancho Santa Fe for a muffin and cappuccino.
60 miles RT.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,910
Posted By Nachoman

I like loud handlebar tape. And I like to change...

I like loud handlebar tape. And I like to change it frequently. About every six months.
So the uglier the better.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-24-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,974
Posted By Nachoman

I've got a Bike Friday Pocket Rocket that I only...

I've got a Bike Friday Pocket Rocket that I only fold if I take on vacation, using air travel.
And even the last few vacations I've just avoided the hassle and rented a bike. So I haven't folded...
10-24-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,535
Posted By Nachoman

I use one like that too. Maybe even smaller. ...

I use one like that too. Maybe even smaller.
It's just strong enough that normal scissors would not be able to cut the cable, but gardening shears probably could.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,823
Posted By Nachoman

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Titanium or carbon? Both!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19,896
Views: 4,311,681
Posted By Nachoman

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A couple more summer base layers, since I ALWAYS ride with a base layer.
10-13-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,418
Posted By Nachoman

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My favorite ride in So Cal is Kitchen Creek. No where near 125 miles....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 877
Posted By Nachoman

FYI, switching out a dead battery on an old...

FYI, switching out a dead battery on an old garmin is really easy.
There are tons of youtube videos with step by step instructions.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,159
Posted By Nachoman

I use a standard flash light (usually on strobe...

I use a standard flash light (usually on strobe mode) mounted to my helmet with a nice little helmet mount called two fish lock block. (if you google it, it comes right up).
For anything but pure...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By Nachoman

Nice job, rookie!

Nice job, rookie!
10-06-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 71,363
Posted By Nachoman

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Swami's.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,877
Posted By Nachoman

Just make sure to keep the surface contact areas...

Just make sure to keep the surface contact areas all clean and I'm sure you won't have multiple failures. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,877
Posted By Nachoman

If that's true, that would be a deal breaker for...

If that's true, that would be a deal breaker for me right there. No way I'm going to be forced to clean my vehicle's roof every time I use a bike rack, or face the possibility of rack failure.
10-03-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 71,363
Posted By Nachoman

Big day. Nice job.

Big day. Nice job.
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