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Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By jamesdak

Well, busy weekend for me but I did manage to...

Well, busy weekend for me but I did manage to sneak out each day for a ride.

Saturday - The fastest 25 miles of the year. Did it on the ol' PDG Series Paramount while rocking out to Meatloaf's...
06-15-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,038
Posted By livedarklions

It's the umpteenth "you're a snob" vs. "you're a...

It's the umpteenth "you're a snob" vs. "you're a slob" debate
They're all stupid threads that should be closed immediately.
06-13-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,038
Posted By jamesdak

I would never spend $10,000 on "A" bike . ...

I would never spend $10,000 on "A" bike .

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/166846457.jpg

:p:p:p:p
Forum: Foo
06-10-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,575
Posted By tyrion

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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I call this one "cat".
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By Clipped_in

My first time on the Alpine Loop road this year....

My first time on the Alpine Loop road this year. It was just cleared from snow and debris about a week about one week ago, but vehicle access will still be closed on the upper section for another...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,640
Posted By Clipped_in

I do it sometimes. It can be a great way to mix...

I do it sometimes. It can be a great way to mix things up--especially if you feel your regular routes are getting stale. Here is a favorite:...
06-06-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,667
Posted By wolfchild

Pacing yourself is so easy, that you don't even...

Pacing yourself is so easy, that you don't even need a HR monitor or a power meter. I do it instinctively
06-05-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,966
Posted By Mobile 155

No sir he understands it. You have just poked a...

No sir he understands it. You have just poked a hole in his balloon.

I will speculate again that someone is looking for a free car that they donít own so they can keep their LCF badge.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 945
Posted By bikecrate

Tuesday did my evening ride for 26 miles. ...

Tuesday did my evening ride for 26 miles. Saturday was taken up with helping my daughter move out of her apartment. I probably sweated off 10 pounds. Sunday even though I was a little sore, I got...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 03:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 945
Posted By Dr.Lou

I enjoyed a 40km group ride with the Sick Riders...

I enjoyed a 40km group ride with the Sick Riders to Timberland, Rizal, Philippines. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 945
Posted By Clipped_in

Hobble Creek Canyon, both forks. 90 miles solo....

Hobble Creek Canyon, both forks. 90 miles solo. It was a beautiful morning!...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 945
Posted By MidTNBrad

Yesterday I went out and rode 48 miles to...

Yesterday I went out and rode 48 miles to celebrate my 48th birthday and I also hit 48MPH going down a short but steep section. With all those numbers aligning, I've got to have a good year!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 945
Posted By NoWhammies

Kick ass weekend of riding. 106k ride at...

Kick ass weekend of riding.

106k ride at Flying Wheels on Saturday - man I love that ride. I would have gone the 100mi but Mrs. NoWhammies wasn't feeling that great and I had committed to riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 04:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 945
Posted By Chris L

It is a rare day that I get to use the word...

It is a rare day that I get to use the word 'cold' in Queensland. It does make a nice change. I can't be 169% sure of the distance since my Garmin died and it's replacement hasn't arrived yet. I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 945
Posted By jamesdak

Sunday - Took out the 1972 Peugeot for a nice 32...

Sunday - Took out the 1972 Peugeot for a nice 32 mile tour of the valley.

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169298266.jpg

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169298274.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 945
Posted By ridingfool

Finally got my first real ride in a little over...

Finally got my first real ride in a little over 60 miles might seem alot to some but before I broke my neck last November it was a routine route . At least 2 or 3 times a week .but at least the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 945
Posted By wipekitty

Sunday: First century of the year. Rode the June...

Sunday: First century of the year. Rode the June Dairy Days Classique out of West Salem, WI (~68 miles) with a nice moderate group, plus a loop to and from the ride for a total of 100.7 miles and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 945
Posted By rosefarts

Elephant Rock, 100 miles, absolutely awful wind....

Elephant Rock, 100 miles, absolutely awful wind. Lower average speed than a big day in the mountains (triple bypass)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 945
Posted By canklecat

Group ride, 45 miles Friday. Waited too long to...

Group ride, 45 miles Friday.
Waited too long to get started Saturday, rained out afternoon.
And 24 solo miles Sunday. Trying a new-to-me old 13-26 Suntour freewheel. Mostly good, easier for seated...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 945
Posted By Ogsarg

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Just under 80 miles. Over to the coast then south...
Forum: Touring
06-02-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,130
Posted By MikeRides

I haven't toured since 2014 when I did the ECT...

I haven't toured since 2014 when I did the ECT with my then 5 year old. That was quite an adventure, I had intentions to do other tours since then but life always got in the way. This year I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 945
Posted By 2manybikes

Yesterday (Saturday) Rhode Island ...

Yesterday (Saturday) Rhode Island

https://www.flickr.com/photos/9469735@N03/albums/72157708886766922/with/47985682511/
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 945
Posted By jamesdak

Saturday - Legs were flat but I still knocked out...

Saturday - Legs were flat but I still knocked out my normal 25 mile loop. Beautiful day out and while I usually ride fast on the De Rosa it was nice to just cruise along on it for once.
...
Forum: Touring
05-30-19, 05:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,515
Posted By indyfabz

Heading out tomorrow for a long weekend to a...

Heading out tomorrow for a long weekend to a state forest campground in NJ. Saturday I will likely do a day ride to a cool zoo and to get dinner fixings. Sunday I will ride to and up the coast to...
05-27-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,966
Posted By radroad

You beg for replies since no one was interested,...

You beg for replies since no one was interested, you get exactly ONE reply and then you complain about it.

If you don't like the facts, then don't even bother with the thread.

If you want a...
05-27-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,966
Posted By dedhed

And the rental company has another car to get...

And the rental company has another car to get their butt to work the next day. They also make you pay insurance up front and raises the rates to cover the insurance increase. They also have lawyers...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 909
Posted By jamesdak

Sunday - Finally a free day with no rain. Got in...

Sunday - Finally a free day with no rain. Got in a little under 27 miles on the Ribble today. Had put a tubular setup on it about 2 weeks ago but this was the first time I actually got it out. ...
05-25-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,597
Posted By wolfchild

HTFU and grow some thicker skin. If you can't put...

HTFU and grow some thicker skin. If you can't put up with annoying people on internet forums how are you ever going to deal with annoying people in real world ??
05-25-19, 01:03 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,597
Posted By livedarklions

The big question is what would happen if I put me...

The big question is what would happen if I put me on my ignore list and whether it would affect the space time continuum.
05-18-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,966
Posted By wipekitty

The people I know (in my small town) who actually...

The people I know (in my small town) who actually use Uber/Lyft are those who: (1) do not want to or cannot walk, bike, or take transit; (2) do not want to or cannot drive, either because they do not...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3,453
Views: 77,600
Posted By BillyD

Haven't posted a bird in awhile. Here's a...

Haven't posted a bird in awhile. Here's a favorite of mine despite the technical faults.
...
05-17-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,015
Posted By livedarklions

Here's a totally wild guess--they offer a lot of...

Here's a totally wild guess--they offer a lot of triples because people buy a lot of triples.

Since we can't discuss the merits of triples, guess that about covers the entire topic, right?
05-15-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,397
Posted By wphamilton

I needed the third try to start running without...

I needed the third try to start running without hurting myself, and I thought maybe I'd waited too long. I made the first attempt at age 56 or 57. Start to feel good, ramp it up and hurt an ankle....
05-13-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 948
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I’m jealous :mad: I want to hang out in Australia...

I’m jealous :mad: I want to hang out in Australia for a month too. That darn United 787 Houston to Sydney flies over my house. In the morning returning to Houston than again right at nightfall...
05-13-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,551
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Huge waste of money? Really? I own and...

Huge waste of money?

Really?

I own and ride expensive bikes. I am old, slow, I am diabetic, have asthma and I have seven coronary stents to keep my damaged coronary arteries open.

I ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,063
Posted By downhillmaster

My tires rotate as I ride so I think I am ok...

My tires rotate as I ride so I think I am ok :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,063
Posted By noodle soup

I rotate my tires every day :roflmao2:

I rotate my tires every day :roflmao2:
04-29-19, 10:24 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,201
Posted By livedarklions

My gripe is with idiotic posts that complain...

My gripe is with idiotic posts that complain about kids on bike paths. If you don't want to deal with that, use the street and quit whining.

This isn't the first such thread you've started, and I...
04-29-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,674
Posted By jon c.

I find driving more comfortable and generally...

I find driving more comfortable and generally enjoy it. Faster than a bus and no need to travel on their schedule. And you have transportation when you arrive at your destination. The privacy is...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3,453
Views: 77,600
Posted By indyfabz

Thanks. The route and destination aren't that...

Thanks. The route and destination aren't that scenic, but it's some place to go for the weekend, and I picked up some nice New Jersey asparagus at a farm stand on the way back. The other place I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-19, 04:27 AM
Replies: 3,453
Views: 77,600
Posted By indyfabz

A few photos from my 115 mile weekend. Killer...

A few photos from my 115 mile weekend. Killer head, tail and crosswinds on Saturday. At one point I nearly got blown over sideways while stopped at a long traffic light. Sunday had light rain for a...
04-28-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,674
Posted By Mobile 155

I didnít have to spin anything thank you very...

I didnít have to spin anything thank you very much. You made your point. You confirmed your stand to segregate passengers in a bus and in fact to qualify for riding a bus. I shall not add or...
04-22-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,674
Posted By downtube42

More routes. Grid system of main lines and...

More routes.
Grid system of main lines and feeders.
Straight routes.
More frequent buses.
More hours.

Platforms for main lines.
Pay at the platform.
Platforms at walk-in height.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By Homebrew01

5 day weekend ?!?! I am envious. ...

5 day weekend ?!?! I am envious.

"...Weekend Ride Reports -- April 19/20/21/22/23..."
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,811
Posted By slowrevs

Pick Your Words, Science, Studies or Scientists Carefully

The practice of controlling science news has long been attempted and practiced by those negatively affected by truth. Most often, they are entrenched religious, political or economic interests. And...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By bikecrate

Great weather this weekend except for the wind....

Great weather this weekend except for the wind. Trees were swaying all over. Saturday I went out to Upper Tampa Bay trail and back for 40 miles. Sunday we had Easter things to do until late...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By Ogsarg

I hadn't had a longish ride in 3 weeks so wasn't...

I hadn't had a longish ride in 3 weeks so wasn't sure how I'd feel but ended up doing 93 miles from Hollister over to the coast, south to Castroville, and back mostly the same way. When I got back to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-19, 04:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By jpescatore

Annual 80+ mile One Way Ride From Ashton MD to Solomons Island MD

Every year (sometimes twice) the weekend time and weather gods align and I will ride from our house in Ashton MD (midway between Baltimore and Washington DC) southeast to the house of friends of ours...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-19, 01:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By canklecat

Finished up the weekend with 11 easy miles Sunday...

Finished up the weekend with 11 easy miles Sunday just to get the blood circulating. Helped with the dead legs from Saturday's workout. I was pedaling with such little effort I could have used light...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By GrainBrain

Got a nice 60 mile ride in Saturday. Took the...

Got a nice 60 mile ride in Saturday. Took the usual rail trails, people are finally coming back out to cycle and run. Temps in the mid 70s but a constant 13mph South wind that I went head first into...
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