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10-14-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By Doctor Morbius

I feel for you. I know how much that first...

I feel for you. I know how much that first ding/scratch/gouge can suck. I was putting together a guitar one day with a perfect surf green body from Warmoth.com and the hammer slipped from my hand and...
08-12-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,571
Posted By Doctor Morbius

That's a nice looking bike! :thumb: And it...

That's a nice looking bike! :thumb: And it checks a lot of boxes for me IRT things I still want in a bike.

threaded bottom bracket
loose bearing hubs
QR skewers
standard...
08-12-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 30
Bpm
Views: 1,145
Posted By Doctor Morbius

Last night when I went to bed mine was bouncing...

Last night when I went to bed mine was bouncing between 39 & 40. I didn't eat much yesterday which affects the readings. I also didn't ride or do any stressful activities.
08-09-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 30
Bpm
Views: 1,145
Posted By Doctor Morbius

When I woke up today I checked mine and it was...

When I woke up today I checked mine and it was 42. Last night it was hovering around 44, but I had eaten about an hour before going to bed, which is something I've been trying not to do since losing...
08-09-19, 02:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By Doctor Morbius

I hope these are decent tires. I recently bought...

I hope these are decent tires. I recently bought a handful from the Wiggles for $10 each using a new customer code. I have a set of wheels coming in the middle of next week so I'll mount them and...
08-09-19, 02:16 AM
Replies: 30
Bpm
Views: 1,145
Posted By Doctor Morbius

Mine's anywhere between 39 & 44 BPM depending on...

Mine's anywhere between 39 & 44 BPM depending on how stressed I am, when I last ate, when I last rode, how hard I last rode, yadda, yadda.

The other day it was 52 as I was walking my hybrid out of...
08-06-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,191
Posted By Doctor Morbius

What is blatantly apparent to me is this woman...

What is blatantly apparent to me is this woman neither cares about her noggin nor her handlebars or she would be protecting them both with Trek's new WaveCell technology. Should she go down and those...
05-16-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 88,268
Posted By Doctor Morbius

30 miles today.

30 miles today.
05-16-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,116
Posted By Doctor Morbius

R.I.P First Amendment.

R.I.P First Amendment.
05-15-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By Doctor Morbius

But he was only there for a couple of hours tops,...

But he was only there for a couple of hours tops, right? Must have just caught them while the legal team was a lunch or something.
05-15-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,861
Posted By Doctor Morbius

Eat more and hope I get a decent night's sleep...

Eat more and hope I get a decent night's sleep (have sleep apnea). :bang:
05-15-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By Doctor Morbius

Very nice! :thumb: The second pic looks like Ned...

Very nice! :thumb: The second pic looks like Ned "The Lung" Overend's MTB.
05-15-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,950
Posted By Doctor Morbius

To lay a good solid foundation for speed work,...

To lay a good solid foundation for speed work, one needs a lot of TITS and LSD. That's what the old timers called time in the saddle and long slow distance. The young kids call it base training.
...
05-15-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,950
Posted By Doctor Morbius

True, but it is kind of fun to hit the occasional...

True, but it is kind of fun to hit the occasional pedestrian who isn't paying attention. :thumb:
05-15-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 88,268
Posted By Doctor Morbius

25 miles today on one of the road bikes. Avg....

25 miles today on one of the road bikes. Avg. speed = 15.7. Avg HR = 129.

I've already had enough of the human race today so I'm back in my house, the doors are locked, the phone is turned off and...
05-15-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,104
Posted By Doctor Morbius

And that is exactly why I haven't bothered to...

And that is exactly why I haven't bothered to paint any of mine. I'm afraid I would just make them worse as I have zero experience in this department.
05-14-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 88,268
Posted By Doctor Morbius

32 miles total today. 12 at a brisk pace on one...

32 miles total today. 12 at a brisk pace on one of the road bikes in the morning and 20 at a much more leisurely Zone 2 pace on one of the hybrids in the afternoon. If I ride tomorrow it's all going...
05-14-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,838
Posted By Doctor Morbius

Here's some other stupid things people can do...

Here's some other stupid things people can do with their money ...
...
05-13-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,487
Posted By Doctor Morbius

Let's not forget that to get to these laid back...

Let's not forget that to get to these laid back days of old somone in our family had to live through WWI, The Great Depression and WWII. And before that there was the ice age.
05-12-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,487
Posted By Doctor Morbius

The world became more competitive. Gone are the...

The world became more competitive. Gone are the days of I'm OK, you're OK.
05-11-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 88,268
Posted By Doctor Morbius

15 Miles today, 8 miles yesterday. It's been too...

15 Miles today, 8 miles yesterday. It's been too chilly and windy for me to really enjoy riding lately.
05-10-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,617
Posted By Doctor Morbius

Window drapes? I love it! :thumb:

Window drapes? I love it! :thumb:
05-10-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,067
Posted By Doctor Morbius

By golly, this is IT! They can turn off the...

By golly, this is IT! They can turn off the Hadron Super Collider now. THIS is the best invention of mankind! :thumb:
05-10-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,679
Posted By Doctor Morbius

Plus there aren't any kickbacks from the big...

Plus there aren't any kickbacks from the big pharmaceutical corporations. It's too natural.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,666
Posted By Doctor Morbius

SAD and depression can KILL motivation. It makes...

SAD and depression can KILL motivation. It makes it seem like you're just going through the motions without really living them. So could it be weight gain? Perhaps. It could be that you haven't...
05-09-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,177
Posted By Doctor Morbius

I don't blame you one bit. Take care.

I don't blame you one bit. Take care.
05-09-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,257
Posted By Doctor Morbius

Not to take anything away from her story as it's...

Not to take anything away from her story as it's a great thing that happened. However, it takes a great deal of energy and focus to plan something like this. You don't just get up one morning,...
05-09-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,540
Posted By Doctor Morbius

There are some beautiful classic road bikes being...

There are some beautiful classic road bikes being posted in this thread. If I had something like that I wouldn't sell them either. In fact, I wouldn't even ride them anymore. I'd proudly display them...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18,868
Views: 3,800,238
Posted By Doctor Morbius

Just bought a returned Continental Grand Sport...

Just bought a returned Continental Grand Sport Race 700x23 folding tire from Amazon for $12.73 plus sales tax. :thumb: Only needed 1 tire because of clearance issues with the front fork on one of my...
05-08-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 896
Posted By Doctor Morbius

I'm definitely a 2 (or more) bike kind of guy....

I'm definitely a 2 (or more) bike kind of guy. Within the last couple of weeks I took out one of my road bikes and hit a patch of road debrisss to stay near the curb while a car was passing. There...
05-08-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 88,268
Posted By Doctor Morbius

Got in about 30 total. Did 17.7 miles in an hour...

Got in about 30 total. Did 17.7 miles in an hour today, which wasn't too bad given how windy it was. Avg HR = 156. Then came home for a snack and a break, swapped bikes and went back out for a very...
05-08-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,236
Posted By Doctor Morbius

Unsubscribe. If you want something check Jenson...

Unsubscribe. If you want something check Jenson USA first.
05-07-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 88,268
Posted By Doctor Morbius

:eek: You'll have 3 more months to train? Easy...

:eek: You'll have 3 more months to train? Easy peasy! :speedy:
05-07-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,469
Posted By Doctor Morbius

The best way to know is to hire a decent coach...

The best way to know is to hire a decent coach that will run you through a battery of tests to get a baseline of fitness. Then they'll be able to tailor a program to suit or goals and fitness levels...
05-06-19, 10:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,661
Posted By Doctor Morbius

Well, I thought it must be a bunch of idiots. Now...

Well, I thought it must be a bunch of idiots. Now I know it is. And YES, they're way overpaid!
05-06-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,661
Posted By Doctor Morbius

Who sits around and dreams this stuff up?...

Who sits around and dreams this stuff up? https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/16x19/scratch_6d8976f53f4907432aab1696037d3610e5da3f0c.gif National Bike Day, National Womens Day,...
05-05-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,736
Posted By Doctor Morbius

Hard to say. I have a 2004 Raleigh Supercourse...

Hard to say. I have a 2004 Raleigh Supercourse fitted with mostly 105 and have been having a blast on it lately. It has just under 815 actual miles on it even though I'm the original owner (bought it...
05-05-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 88,268
Posted By Doctor Morbius

Today I turned 59 so to celebrate I rode 59...

Today I turned 59 so to celebrate I rode 59 miles. Had to take a couple of breaks for food, drink and "other" stuff. Total ride time was 3 Hrs. 47 Min. Avg. HR = 128 BPM. Avg Speed around 15.1 MPH.
05-05-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 904
Posted By Doctor Morbius

Doh!...

Doh! https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/18x18/facepalm_c828ff7894d30573fa5cf393bdc2eccd0b0de772.gif I obviously missed this as I thought they'd dropped it. Sorry! :o
05-04-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 904
Posted By Doctor Morbius

Whatever Happened To Specialized Smartweld?

Does anyone have the inside scoop as to why Specialized dumped Smartweld technology? I remember it being on a few bikes between 2014 - 2016, but it disappeared after that without any explanation....
05-03-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 88,268
Posted By Doctor Morbius

30 miles today. Avg. speed = 15.4 MPH. Avg. HR =...

30 miles today. Avg. speed = 15.4 MPH. Avg. HR = 124 BPM. Felt good, but it was still a little chilly and damp. Sunday should be much nicer riding weather.
05-01-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By Doctor Morbius

I take it you want one made of aluminum with a...

I take it you want one made of aluminum with a Mr. Fusion propulsion system?
05-01-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,129
Posted By Doctor Morbius

This is what I tend to do, although I don't buy...

This is what I tend to do, although I don't buy new bikes. I buy "new to me" bikes and doctor them up. Plus I have a couple of bikes from 2004 that I have no intention of selling. And even though all...
04-29-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,535
Posted By Doctor Morbius

I think the biggest shocker to this story is that...

I think the biggest shocker to this story is that a cyclist would actually expect NOT to be bitten by a dog in rural Georgia.

I used to live in Sandy Springs/Dunwoody. Outside of the city it was...
04-28-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 88,268
Posted By Doctor Morbius

0.6 miles today before I gave up. It was just too...

0.6 miles today before I gave up. It was just too cold. I came home and worked abs then did some yard work. It's supposed to rain tomorrow so I plan to use the trainer for an hour.

Sometimes you...
04-28-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,872
Posted By Doctor Morbius

The obvious answer is because it's made of Swiss...

The obvious answer is because it's made of Swiss cheese!
04-28-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,275
Posted By Doctor Morbius

I never announce because when I do they move over...

I never announce because when I do they move over in front of me. Not because they intend to, but because people are stupid. So I just keep my mouth shut and pass by them quietly.

If I want to see...
04-28-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,611
Posted By Doctor Morbius

I never have a problem with dogs. I frequently...

I never have a problem with dogs. I frequently have a problem with irresponsible humans.
04-26-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,584
Posted By Doctor Morbius

I used the trainer tonight because of 20 mph...

I used the trainer tonight because of 20 mph winds in Indy today. Not worth getting out on the bike in those conditions, IMO.

Sometimes you just have to make lemonade.
04-26-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,432
Posted By Doctor Morbius

So true.

So true.
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