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Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,491
Posted By GlennR

Yes.. i do ride whenever I travel. I either bring...

Yes.. i do ride whenever I travel. I either bring my rode bike with a compact and 11-28 or rent.

https://i.imgur.com/lSVZOtX.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,491
Posted By GlennR

I have fewer jumps since i', usually in the...

I have fewer jumps since i', usually in the smaller cogs and rarely on the 3 largest cogs.





Then it's no a BIcycle.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-19, 03:43 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,491
Posted By GlennR

Odd that i've done quite a number of 17mph group...

Odd that i've done quite a number of 17mph group rides on it with no problem keeping up. It's a 40T with a 11-32 which has about the same range as a 11-28 with a compact crank on my "aging" road...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,491
Posted By GlennR

1x means less parts to wear out. Just like...

1x means less parts to wear out.

Just like there is not a bike that can do everything, you need more than one. If 2 chainrings are better than 1, they why not 3?

If have both and each has it's...
07-22-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 846
Posted By GlennR

Rudy Project with clear photochromatic lenses....

Rudy Project with clear photochromatic lenses. They also have a insert that prescription lenses can be installed. I have progressive and when your prescription changes you just replace the insert...
Forum: Northeast
07-19-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 170,133
Posted By GlennR

Late day ride. Headed out at 6:00pm and I have to...

Late day ride. Headed out at 6:00pm and I have to say the Massapequa preserve was empty. I think I saw 2 people the entire length from Clark to Linden. Headed to the LIE and turned around. As long...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,298
Posted By GlennR

http://glenn-ring.com/emonda/preserve2.jpg

http://glenn-ring.com/emonda/preserve2.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By GlennR

You must be all legs and short torso. I like...

You must be all legs and short torso.

I like the satin black finish.
07-18-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,057
Posted By GlennR

^^^^ sweet

^^^^
sweet
07-18-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,134
Posted By GlennR

I'm heading out at 5:30am for 45 miles. I'll put...

I'm heading out at 5:30am for 45 miles. I'll put my head/tail lights on, carry 2 water bottles and be home by 9:00 with a breakfast break. Temps should be 71*F to start and 78*F to end... but the dew...
07-18-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,057
Posted By GlennR

I have a Subaru Impreza. I looked at the STi and...

I have a Subaru Impreza. I looked at the STi and could justify the added purchase price, but couldn't justify the need for premium gas, a second set of wheels/tires for the winter and possible fewer...
07-17-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,057
Posted By GlennR

You're a smart man. No need to buy a Ferrari...

You're a smart man.

No need to buy a Ferrari when a BMW will do ;)
07-17-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,057
Posted By GlennR

https://miro.medium.com/max/962/1*aiVVFTXm1X_kdPfp...

https://miro.medium.com/max/962/1*aiVVFTXm1X_kdPfpzRG4-Q.png

sorry, can't think of many bikes that can survive being run over by a 4000lb car (1814kg for you metric folks).
07-17-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,057
Posted By GlennR

You don't get it... and most likely never will.

You don't get it... and most likely never will.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 916
Posted By GlennR

So if the "marketers" say something might reduce...

So if the "marketers" say something might reduce the injury and only costs $10-$20 (i've been corrected), you'd still say no?

Hey, we all made decisions and have to "live" with them.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 916
Posted By GlennR

If it makes me possibly safer, I will consider...

If it makes me possibly safer, I will consider it.

Crashing is part of cycling. If you think you'll never crash then you're a fool.

BTW... i'm a healthy weight and happily married for 36 years.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 916
Posted By GlennR

Anything shows it doesn't? I think MIPS is a...

Anything shows it doesn't?

I think MIPS is a $50 premium over the same without.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 916
Posted By GlennR

A few years ago I bought a Synth MIPS. 3 weeks...

A few years ago I bought a Synth MIPS. 3 weeks later I crashed and cracked it. Went back to the LBS and they contacted Giro about a crash replacement. Giro gave me 30% off and the LBS gave me another...
Forum: Northeast
07-16-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 170,133
Posted By GlennR

Early morning 25 mile workout. I was surprised...

Early morning 25 mile workout. I was surprised that I averaged 17mph, I guess since there was no wind. 64*F at the start and 74*F at the end.
07-16-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,057
Posted By GlennR

But in "todays" news cycle, if you tell a lie...

But in "todays" news cycle, if you tell a lie enough times, most will believe it's true.

It's called "Fake News".
07-16-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,057
Posted By GlennR

https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/cycling/9500517/ger...

https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/cycling/9500517/geraint-thomas-tour-de-france-crash-ineos/
"The Welshman, 33, had a bump with EF Education First rider Michael Woods on a right-hand turn with around...
07-16-19, 07:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,057
Posted By GlennR

Ah... so it ASSploded. Maybe it was the heat or...

Ah... so it ASSploded. Maybe it was the heat or too much exposure to UVC rays.
07-15-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,057
Posted By GlennR

Yes it is. We can agree to disagree and still...

Yes it is. We can agree to disagree and still ride together.

BTW, while I didn't get any cash after my dad passed, I got 24 years with a man that taught me values that i have passed on to my...
07-15-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,057
Posted By GlennR

So my dad passed at 53.. I was 24 and didn't get...

So my dad passed at 53.. I was 24 and didn't get a cent.

As to your trip to Japan, i'm glad it turned out well. But what if getting out of the cab you tripped and broke you leg and never got on...
07-15-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,057
Posted By GlennR

Bad news is my wife is dead, good news is I...

Bad news is my wife is dead, good news is I cashed in her life insurance and bought myself something expensive.

Wow... you logic is messed up.

My mom passed last year and I gave her left over...
07-15-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,057
Posted By GlennR

I have 2, a pro level road bike and a much less...

I have 2, a pro level road bike and a much less expensive, but still carbon, CX bike that I have 32mm tubeless tires on. And that's the one i ride in the winter and rainy days.
07-15-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,057
Posted By GlennR

If you can't afford to replace your bike you...

If you can't afford to replace your bike you shouldn't of purchased it.

I have a "pro" level bike and have 23,000 miles on it... it's worth every penny I paid. But if I crashed, i'd be more...
07-14-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,057
Posted By GlennR

Context context. The carbon bike was not just...

Context context. The carbon bike was not just "riding along". There was a crash, a pile up and then ridden over.

Carbon bikes are designed to be very ligt and strong in certain directions. They...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 968
Posted By GlennR

Had to 'Google" him... talk about weird. ...

Had to 'Google" him... talk about weird.

http://youtu.be/egGUqv8LTkw
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 968
Posted By GlennR

Who?

Who?
07-14-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 76,372
Posted By GlennR

67 miles today and 200 for the week.

67 miles today and 200 for the week.
Forum: Northeast
07-14-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 170,133
Posted By GlennR

Got up early and rode to Tobay and then to...

Got up early and rode to Tobay and then to Bethpage where I joined the "B" ride to Comack. 67 miles total and really hot by the end of the ride.
07-13-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,057
Posted By GlennR

And metal bikes don't break.. they just bend. ...

And metal bikes don't break.. they just bend.

http://www.yellowjersey.org/photosfromthepast/BIACTA.JPG
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 470
Posted By GlennR

Checkout the Trek FX. They are very popular and...

Checkout the Trek FX. They are very popular and range from $500 to $2100 so i'm sure there's a model with the features you can afford.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 968
Posted By GlennR

Actually he was implying that fair skinned people...

Actually he was implying that fair skinned people were descendants of Nordic people. Well, native Americans were ehre before them ... also.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,713
Posted By GlennR

You're so "special".

You're so "special".
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,713
Posted By GlennR

Another useless topic

Another useless topic
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 968
Posted By GlennR

I "think" the native Americans were there...

I "think" the native Americans were there first.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 05:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 968
Posted By GlennR

Jim Lovell proved it's not. ...

Jim Lovell proved it's not.

https://amp.businessinsider.com/images/58c316fe5f3ca81d008b4851-750-563.jpg
07-09-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,693
Posted By GlennR

He is correct.

He is correct.
Forum: Northeast
07-09-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 170,133
Posted By GlennR

Planned on getting a early ride in before heading...

Planned on getting a early ride in before heading out to my son's for a few days to help with some projects at this house. But... didn't get out till noon and it was HOT. Only did 20 miles and even...
07-09-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,693
Posted By GlennR

I'm pissed off that they gave Lance an...

I'm pissed off that they gave Lance an opportunity to be on the coverage.

What's next, Pete Rose doing color for the World Series?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,171
Posted By GlennR

Not cheap but I really like them. Sugoi RS...

Not cheap but I really like them.

Sugoi RS Pro bibs

https://us-store.sugoi.com/products/u391000m-rs-pro-bib-short
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,920
Posted By GlennR

GP4000SII I wore it down to the wear dimples. ...

GP4000SII I wore it down to the wear dimples.

BTW... I have purchased a set of Rema patches and patch the 3 tubes that had pin holes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,920
Posted By GlennR

As I stated, I really like the Zipp tubes and...

As I stated, I really like the Zipp tubes and they are not $2. I once went over a year without a flat which was over 7000 miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,920
Posted By GlennR

I've been riding for 10 years and this is the...

I've been riding for 10 years and this is the first time i've had this problem. I rather live with it than do things such as you suggest, or adding sealant or using thorn resistant tubes.
07-07-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,799
Posted By GlennR

I resemble that remark.

I resemble that remark.
Forum: Northeast
07-07-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 827
Posted By GlennR

I did the GWB once, it was a mess so I don't see...

I did the GWB once, it was a mess so I don't see any reason for me to do it again.
07-07-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,799
Posted By GlennR

Mine is in a zip lock bag in my middle rear...

Mine is in a zip lock bag in my middle rear pocket. The sound is off and I never touch it while on the bike.

You need to disconnect and enjoy the ride.
Forum: Northeast
07-07-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 170,133
Posted By GlennR

"B" ride with MPBC out of Bethpage to Bayville. ...

"B" ride with MPBC out of Bethpage to Bayville.

It was slow, but I had time to catch up with some people I haven't ridden with for a while.
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