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Forum: Foo
09-11-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By Cyclist03516

Marijuana vs Alcohol

So I am officially asking the mods why the "High" thread was closed but the "Drunk" thread remains open?

Lets also open up the topic. For my part I am a retired paramedic and I can assure you that...
08-24-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,262
Posted By Cyclist03516

What kind of riding? Mountain biking, road...

What kind of riding? Mountain biking, road riding, city, country, MUP, gravel, fitness levels, ages, touring, local? So many questions.

In general, there is a robust secondary market in stuff you...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,705
Posted By Cyclist03516

So......You are obviously fixing a tire and...

So......You are obviously fixing a tire and probably in a bad mood. (flat tires do that) Everybody can plainly see that and leave you alone to do your business. Which at the end of your post you...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,340
Posted By Cyclist03516

My worthless opinion.....Buy once cry once! ...

My worthless opinion.....Buy once cry once!

I would never settle for a bike that is not fit right or doesn't speak to me.. Motivation is hard enough for me and I love the fit and ride of my bike.
08-19-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,573
Posted By Cyclist03516

I shimmed because I get "hot foot" on the outside...

I shimmed because I get "hot foot" on the outside edges of my feet. One of the many things I tried and probably helped the most!
08-19-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,050
Posted By Cyclist03516

No need. We were all thinking it!

No need. We were all thinking it!
08-14-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,610
Posted By Cyclist03516

I bought an old trainer for $5 at a garage sale....

I bought an old trainer for $5 at a garage sale. The kind that grabs the axles/quick release levers. Set it on the workbench and pop the bike in it. Not super elegant but does the job.
08-12-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,641
Posted By Cyclist03516

Poster above suggested acetone. Not a great idea...

Poster above suggested acetone. Not a great idea on plastic or some paints. Denatured alcohol is much safer.
08-07-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,885
Posted By Cyclist03516

I got really lucky when my bike fitter put this...

I got really lucky when my bike fitter put this Planet Bike ARS on my Trek in '07! One of the few that got it right the first time. Even after a long lay off I never get saddle sore. And its $40 on...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,750
Posted By Cyclist03516

If it helps i tried 28's on my '07 Pilot 5.0 and...

If it helps i tried 28's on my '07 Pilot 5.0 and it was a no go. 25 is the max. 80% sure its the same frame.

Very few of us Pilot pilots around. I love mine!
08-06-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,500
Posted By Cyclist03516

Didn't mean to imply I was any sort of expert. A...

Didn't mean to imply I was any sort of expert. A little knowledge and a little dangerous. Gym....necessary evil...got it. I was making your point less eloquently and just trying to help.
08-06-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By Cyclist03516

The Cresent (sorry adjustable) wrench idea works...

The Cresent (sorry adjustable) wrench idea works but if the wrench has any mileage on it, it needs constant thumb wheel work. I just cut a slot in a 2" x 3" x 3/8" thick piece of HDPE plastic board....
08-05-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,155
Posted By Cyclist03516

My 10 year old Trek came with 24 spoke rear...

My 10 year old Trek came with 24 spoke rear wheels in a paired pattern. Been riding those wheels ever since and never once broke a spoke. I will admit that as a mid Clyde (260lbs/120 kg range at my...
08-05-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,500
Posted By Cyclist03516

A couple of you have mentioned the inside vs...

A couple of you have mentioned the inside vs outside exercising. One of those things where I thought it was just me. I hate gyms! I have come to believe that the air is stale. Too much CO2, methane...
08-03-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,878
Posted By Cyclist03516

Crass milestone-Open only with sense of humor

I saw it this morning! Been a while old friend.

Due to un-diagnosed pituitary issues and severe low T, I balooned up pretty good over the last decade. Got treated and back on the bike last summer....
Forum: Touring
08-03-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,087
Posted By Cyclist03516

I was just pointing the OP to a site for some...

I was just pointing the OP to a site for some research. On the website there is the Double Bypass which is the OP's exact route.
08-03-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,376
Posted By Cyclist03516

Not sure but parts are readily available for my...

Not sure but parts are readily available for my 10 year old triple with a 10 speed cassette in Shimano 105. All over Amazon.
08-03-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,219
Posted By Cyclist03516

Humans have consumed bovine dairy for around...

Humans have consumed bovine dairy for around 10,000 years. Seriously doubt it is much of a problem. If it bothers you don't eat it but don't try to feed me a line about it being a killer.

I use...
08-03-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,961
Posted By Cyclist03516

My two bikes are pretty good at letting me know...

My two bikes are pretty good at letting me know when the chain is near the end. I am a perfectionist when it comes to clean shifting and I start looking for causes early. My Trek road bike starts to...
08-03-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,995
Posted By Cyclist03516

I studied some of this for a talk I gave on...

I studied some of this for a talk I gave on motorcycle crashes and some it may extrapolate. You decide.

High speed high energy crashes are what they are. You can protect yourself completely but...
08-02-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 23,452
Posted By Cyclist03516

Definitely and the forefather of the modern...

Definitely and the forefather of the modern mountain bike! But we were fearless in our day! No helmets, forever picking gravel out of our hands, skin regeneration constantly and even an occasional...
Forum: Touring
08-02-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,087
Posted By Cyclist03516

That route takes you over Loveland Pass 12,000...

That route takes you over Loveland Pass 12,000 feet and Vail Pass at 10,600!

We have an annual ride that does this. Usually have many casualties along the way.

https://triplebypass.org/
08-02-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 23,452
Posted By Cyclist03516

Gravel new? Hardly! Original gravel bike. We rode...

Gravel new? Hardly! Original gravel bike. We rode these on gravel or we didn't ride.


...
07-31-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,553
Posted By Cyclist03516

Sir, Humbly, Respectfully You are 70 years...

Sir, Humbly, Respectfully

You are 70 years old! You have earned the right to do whatever the hell you damn well please! You did the work, you paid it forward and here you are. If you want to work...
07-30-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,383
Posted By Cyclist03516

Not exactly correct but got me to the right...

Not exactly correct but got me to the right place.

UserCP==>User Tagging==>Settings==>Disable several Email Options

We will see if that works.


Thank you.
07-30-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,383
Posted By Cyclist03516

E-mails

I have unclicked everything except for E-mail from Administrators yet I still get E-mail every time I get quoted. How do I make that stop?
07-29-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,125
Posted By Cyclist03516

Deleted......I should read before I post. Someone...

Deleted......I should read before I post. Someone already made my point.

I have no attention span. ��
07-27-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,125
Posted By Cyclist03516

Wake up early, pack your sh...stuff, find a place...

Wake up early, pack your sh...stuff, find a place to park, stake out your spot, (if at finish wait an hour or two), ZOOM! Over in 6 seconds. I have worked races going back to the Coors Classic and...
07-27-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,376
Posted By Cyclist03516

you jumped in ahead of me. Google 105 on Amazon....

you jumped in ahead of me. Google 105 on Amazon. all there.
07-27-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,376
Posted By Cyclist03516

My older Trek Pilot is a triple Shimano 105. I...

My older Trek Pilot is a triple Shimano 105. I was just searching for parts online and there were plenty of options. Triple cranks, and derailleurs, shifters are still available Long live the triple....
07-27-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 26,145
Posted By Cyclist03516

I am a goal based dude too. That is a great one!...

I am a goal based dude too. That is a great one! Good luck! If life conspires against you an you don't quite make it, be thankful for the gains you made, rent an ebike, and do it anyway!
07-24-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,425
Posted By Cyclist03516

You sir are no libertarian. Way too judgmental! ...

You sir are no libertarian. Way too judgmental!

But then again it is ironic that I am quite the libertarian except when judging you. Not giving a $hit is harder than it looks.
07-23-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,465
Posted By Cyclist03516

If you like the fitter and they are competent you...

If you like the fitter and they are competent you should be able to go back for 1 or 2 fine tunings. All anyone can do is fit you in the bell curve. Your normal may be a bit different. Can't hurt to...
07-23-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,886
Posted By Cyclist03516

Really old thread. Wonder how the OP is doing?...

Really old thread. Wonder how the OP is doing? Likely we will never know.
07-23-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,859
Posted By Cyclist03516

Minor hijack. I had those maddening PVC's as...

Minor hijack.

I had those maddening PVC's as well. Refused meds because no one could tell my why. Tried mag and calcium supplements and it helped some. Was almost to ablation when I removed...
07-23-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,992
Posted By Cyclist03516

Oh my God! My brain would explode! Not high level...

Oh my God! My brain would explode! Not high level OCD but this would definitely trigger it!

Plain dihydrogen oxide for me. As a farm boy in New Mexico it was an old Clorox jug full every morning....
07-22-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,058
Posted By Cyclist03516

Beautiful bike! My first real bike was a...

Beautiful bike!

My first real bike was a 1986 SR500 with a Shimano 600 (now Ultegra) group! That plum color was very cool. I regret selling that bike and if I ever see one in my size I am likely...
07-22-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,003
Posted By Cyclist03516

You will ride like the wind and pass everyone on...

You will ride like the wind and pass everyone on the road with a new bike! For about a week. Then the halo effect will end and reality will be back.

Seriously though, If a new bike spikes your...
07-21-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,336
Posted By Cyclist03516

There are great Forest Service Fire Roads all...

There are great Forest Service Fire Roads all over the place. Some are suitable for gravel bikes, some MTB, some you wouldn't take with a mule. Speaking as a native we all have multiple bikes for...
07-19-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,985
Posted By Cyclist03516

Looked to me like he caught his bars in the...

Looked to me like he caught his bars in the banner which slammed the bar into his thigh causing the gash! Bummer!
06-10-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,797
Posted By Cyclist03516

I read a lot of this thread an here is my totally...

I read a lot of this thread an here is my totally worthless opinion.

It's like vitamin supplements. If you are taking them there is no reason to stop, if not, no reason to start. If you have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,457
Posted By Cyclist03516

I don't know your financial status (nor do I care...

I don't know your financial status (nor do I care unless you are stupid loaded and need a long lost nephew) but just buy one. If its not your thing, sell it. I am getting back into cycling for about...
Forum: Commuting
06-09-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,301
Posted By Cyclist03516

If you work around other people don't go...

If you work around other people don't go Eurostyle! I, for one am definitely not OK with that. Wash your stinky ass and don't use scents to try and cover up you stench. That is even worse.

Wanna...
04-16-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,778
Posted By Cyclist03516

Snarkyness was not intended! Apologies.

Snarkyness was not intended! Apologies.
04-16-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,778
Posted By Cyclist03516

Huh? Advocate for what? Looks like the...

Huh? Advocate for what?

Looks like the people whom you pay for such services had things well in hand. Unless you have some information that they didn't or you knew the patient, mind your own...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By Cyclist03516

I'd say if it is working quasi-normally then day...

I'd say if it is working quasi-normally then day 89. Maximum amount of time/miles for things to settle in or break.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-18, 02:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,546
Posted By Cyclist03516

And you win the thread! :beer:

And you win the thread! :beer:
08-13-18, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 511
Posted By Cyclist03516

There is the same percentage of oxygen in total...

There is the same percentage of oxygen in total air sample at all elevations. The air is just less dense thus it takes more volume (deeper breaths or more breaths) to get the same number oxygen...
08-11-18, 02:53 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,563
Posted By Cyclist03516

Just be careful of those Colorado gummy bears!

Just be careful of those Colorado gummy bears!
08-11-18, 02:45 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,705
Posted By Cyclist03516

Ok. Thank you. It was more than I could find. I...

Ok. Thank you. It was more than I could find. I still vote for very weak correlation (i.e BS flag) but it is more than a wives tale less than causation.
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