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Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,212
Posted By bruce19

My top speed on a 1 mile flat was 25 mph, this...

My top speed on a 1 mile flat was 25 mph, this year at age 74. On a down hill in my late 30's I hit 53 mph. That's all I've got.
10-19-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,283
Posted By bruce19

Glad you are relatively OK. No self-blame needed....

Glad you are relatively OK. No self-blame needed. It's just one more learning experience.
10-13-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,884
Posted By bruce19

Maybe

Maybe
10-12-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,211
Posted By bruce19

I have no idea. That stat has never interested...

I have no idea. That stat has never interested me. Over about 40 years I'd guess I have averaged 2,000 mi/yr.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,410
Posted By bruce19

You actually think someone would marry me?

You actually think someone would marry me?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,410
Posted By bruce19

Now I'm bummed. My CAAD 12 weighs 17.5 lbs and...

Now I'm bummed. My CAAD 12 weighs 17.5 lbs and cost me $1350. For only another $12,000 or so, I could have a bike that's 3 lb lighter. What was I thinking?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,182
Posted By bruce19

In my experience, once opened a tube of glue goes...

In my experience, once opened a tube of glue goes by quickly. So glad to be running tubeless.
10-11-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 623
Posted By bruce19

None of the above.

None of the above.
10-09-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,570
Posted By bruce19

She's not a cyclist and she did a windy 50 miles?...

She's not a cyclist and she did a windy 50 miles? I'd be damned proud of her.
10-09-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,198
Posted By bruce19

Had a front brake lock up on a state road. Did an...

Had a front brake lock up on a state road. Did an endo..hit face first and broke my neck. Now living with C1 & C2 fused.
10-06-20, 06:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 883
Posted By bruce19

As far as I can tell my junk is virtual so no...

As far as I can tell my junk is virtual so no worries.
10-05-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,637
Posted By bruce19

The solitude on solo rides and the camaraderie on...

The solitude on solo rides and the camaraderie on group rides.
10-04-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 883
Posted By bruce19

Forget height. What's your inseam. Start there....

Forget height. What's your inseam. Start there. My inseam is 32.5" and my height is 5'9". A 54-55 frame is perfect for me. But, I can also ride up to a 58 with modification.
10-04-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,703
Posted By bruce19

I don't know why you wouldn't just go for a walk...

I don't know why you wouldn't just go for a walk and save your $2200 cost of a basic machine.
10-03-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,102
Posted By bruce19

Maybe people do what makes them feel more secure...

Maybe people do what makes them feel more secure and comfortable?
10-01-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,305
Posted By bruce19

How would we know where someone was infected? My...

How would we know where someone was infected? My gut reaction is that group riding is a relatively safe thing to do but I cannot deny that when you're riding behind someone you are riding into their...
09-30-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,305
Posted By bruce19

I am riding solo or with my wife. It's the right...

I am riding solo or with my wife. It's the right thing for us. Others may differ.
09-30-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By bruce19

I see it as an apology not an announcement. Maybe...

I see it as an apology not an announcement. Maybe both. If he's sincere I see it as a positive sign.
09-28-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,201
Posted By bruce19

I was about 35 (now 74). My bro-in-law had just...

I was about 35 (now 74). My bro-in-law had just run the Boston Marathon. I was an ex-college football player who had become a couch potato. One day he said he had heard of a "bike ride" that was...
09-23-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,427
Posted By bruce19

I'm a recreational rider. My steel GURU weighs 17...

I'm a recreational rider. My steel GURU weighs 17 lbs. 10 oz. My CAAD 12 weighs about the same. I love them both. I'm good. And...I'm pretty sure I'm not about to be picked up by a TdF team anytime...
09-23-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,343
Posted By bruce19

Exactly like my Boxer. I love her to death but as...

Exactly like my Boxer. I love her to death but as a guard dog she's useless.
09-22-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,343
Posted By bruce19

You need a pit bull.

You need a pit bull.
09-21-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 798
Posted By bruce19

Does it fit?

Does it fit?
09-20-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,054
Posted By bruce19

I had a 2014 Focus ST and could get two road...

I had a 2014 Focus ST and could get two road bikes in the back with front wheels off. I now have a 2016 Fiesta ST. I've put one bike in the back but I generally use a Saris rack to transport two...
09-19-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,054
Posted By bruce19

My Ford Focus ST and my current Fiesta ST are...

My Ford Focus ST and my current Fiesta ST are awesome for my purposes. Unfortunately Ford no longer makes them so it would have to be used.
09-19-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By bruce19

Nice. As you cycle and age you will get leaner...

Nice. As you cycle and age you will get leaner and shorter. Eventually it will fit. That's my theory.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 14,207
Posted By bruce19

I don't respond to his posts anymore. Not worth...

I don't respond to his posts anymore. Not worth the trouble.
09-17-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,033
Posted By bruce19

I believe it was years later but LeMond had his...

I believe it was years later but LeMond had his steel bikes being built by Zen in Portland (?). I think Look was building his CF bikes. Trek's position on the LeMond-Armstrong issue is why I've never...
09-17-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,033
Posted By bruce19

My favorite cyclist.

My favorite cyclist.
09-12-20, 05:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By bruce19

Happy Birthday. I've done that ride many times on...

Happy Birthday. I've done that ride many times on my Ducatis. Lovely.
09-10-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,029
Posted By bruce19

To quote: Keith Bontrager “Strong, Light,...

To quote: Keith Bontrager

“Strong, Light, Cheap--pick any two.”
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 14,207
Posted By bruce19

FWIW I have literally done nothing to them in 2...

FWIW I have literally done nothing to them in 2 years.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 02:22 PM
09-05-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,287
Posted By bruce19

I've been buying Assos kit for the past 5-6...

I've been buying Assos kit for the past 5-6 years. On sale but still not cheap. All of it gets hand washed and line dried. I have no idea if that's necessary but it works and all of it is still in...
09-05-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,611
Posted By bruce19

I think what we think isn't as important as what...

I think what we think isn't as important as what OP thinks.
09-05-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,611
Posted By bruce19

State of my birth. Loved it growing up before...

State of my birth. Loved it growing up before they started building malls, highways and filling in the wetlands to create entertainment venues.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,116
Posted By bruce19

It was last I looked.

It was last I looked.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,320
Posted By bruce19

Oh...I'd totally believe it.

Oh...I'd totally believe it.
08-28-20, 03:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,517
Posted By bruce19

I am, by temperament, an HIIT kind of guy. Until...

I am, by temperament, an HIIT kind of guy. Until this year, I rode with my club a lot. This meant moderate rate of speed (12-14 mph) for longer distances (40-60 mi.) in group rides of 10-15 riders....
08-22-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,660
Posted By bruce19

I freeze mine and have no problems.

I freeze mine and have no problems.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,098
Posted By bruce19

Seems a bit less expensive than...

Seems a bit less expensive than these.....https://www.competitivecyclist.com/mens-short-sleeve-road-bike-jerseys?p=Brand%3A100000522&nf=1
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 605
Posted By bruce19

Glad they talked you out of that. When I crashed...

Glad they talked you out of that. When I crashed and broke C1 & C2 (now fused) I knew I shouldn't move and I wouldn't let anyone take my helmet off until the EMTs showed up. All thanks to my days of...
08-16-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 834
Posted By bruce19

Oh, my GF have been living together for 15 years...

Oh, my GF have been living together for 15 years now. And, this past June she bought me a CAAD 12 for my birthday.
...
08-16-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 834
Posted By bruce19

A great story. Reminds me of my gf. She had a...

A great story. Reminds me of my gf. She had a mediocre bike and I was trying to convince her to buy a new one. So, on a pretense, I took her to the LBS to show her a bike I really loved. It was a new...
08-14-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,688
Posted By bruce19

Michelin on Mavic Aksium rim. About 10 yrs ago....

Michelin on Mavic Aksium rim. About 10 yrs ago. Now I run tubeless
08-14-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,429
Posted By bruce19

When you have an itch....scratch it. Enjoy your...

When you have an itch....scratch it. Enjoy your new bike.
08-13-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,740
Posted By bruce19

My early morning rides are generally on the...

My early morning rides are generally on the shorter side....15-25 miles. Sometimes I will eat oatmeal. This morning I ate a banana and had some beet juice. So, basically, not much.
08-13-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By bruce19

Caveat: you can fit a range of sizes. The...

Caveat: you can fit a range of sizes. The traditional range is: French, Race and Eddie. I use the LeMond-Guimard method of determining size. Basically, convert your inseam to metric and multiply by...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,029
Posted By bruce19

You know I was being sarcastic, right?

You know I was being sarcastic, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,979
Posted By bruce19

I have been cycling for about 40 yrs. I've worn...

I have been cycling for about 40 yrs. I've worn everything from PI to Capo to Castelli...and the list goes on. I never considered Assos because of the price. About 5 yrs ago I saw a killer deal on...
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