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Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 388
Posted By Stormsedge

I'd do the 11-34...I plan to change to that if I...

I'd do the 11-34...I plan to change to that if I ever wear out my 11-32. 63yo, 210lb...and you are sustaining higher averages than me...hilly here, the 11-34 should really help you on the hills over...
10-14-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 312
Posted By Stormsedge

I'm using Catalyst pedals on my FS KHS. I like...

I'm using Catalyst pedals on my FS KHS. I like them a lot better than my old eggbeaters. Won't ever go back and plan on putting a set on my hybrid as well.

https://pedalinginnovations.com/
10-13-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By Stormsedge

Hair spray...yup, and I use it to help secure the...

Hair spray...yup, and I use it to help secure the turbo boots on my pickup.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By Stormsedge

Industry Nine Wheels

I searched up a couple of up checks for Ind9 hubs...has anyone experience with their wheels? Looking for my next road bike, probably go carbon, but I am not hard over on it. Thanks.
Forum: Foo
10-13-19, 04:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 725
Posted By Stormsedge

49 here this AM, and all I can say is...

49 here this AM, and all I can say is "hooray!"
10-05-19, 04:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 580
Posted By Stormsedge

I put fenders on my Domane in the spring when it...

I put fenders on my Domane in the spring when it seemed to be raining all the time. Ten 100Ks later and I haven't bothered to take them off. I'll be back in winter weather soon. Don't slow me...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 05:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,018
Posted By Stormsedge

I use plastic when the tires are stubborn.

I use plastic when the tires are stubborn.
Forum: Foo
10-02-19, 05:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 428
Posted By Stormsedge

My grand pup Max (golddood w/black gene) loves...

My grand pup Max (golddood w/black gene) loves his "pumpkin spice latte" squeaky toy...but if it ever smelled or tasted of pumpkin spice (do not think it did), that quickly gave way to dog spit and...
10-02-19, 04:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 733
Posted By Stormsedge

I use Proofride...I put it on the top and as much...

I use Proofride...I put it on the top and as much of the bottom as I can reach. I was pretty heavy handed with it when I first got the seat, but really only do it now if the bike has been in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 326,098
Posted By Stormsedge

Tail of the Dragon...Tennessee.

Tail of the Dragon...Tennessee.
10-01-19, 04:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 573
Posted By Stormsedge

I just passed on a $5 Schwinn Varsity last...

I just passed on a $5 Schwinn Varsity last Saturday...it was really rough and a small frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-19, 04:19 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,396
Posted By Stormsedge

Sorry, wife called me away...what was the topic?

Sorry, wife called me away...what was the topic?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-19, 04:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,796
Posted By Stormsedge

If it fits, buy it. Having a color you like is a...

If it fits, buy it. Having a color you like is a big plus imo...love my Domane, but the black color was my last color choice at the time. Cheers!
09-29-19, 04:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By Stormsedge

Thanks, I do see Novaro Headwinds on Ebay...and...

Thanks, I do see Novaro Headwinds on Ebay...and the REI site (where they were once sold) offers some alternatives that look good. I will have to poll my kids and grandkids to see if any have a...
09-29-19, 04:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,154
Posted By Stormsedge

I have a PNW dropper (non-suspension) on my full...

I have a PNW dropper (non-suspension) on my full suspension bike...it works great.
09-27-19, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By Stormsedge

Bike Tights with Windproof Front-recommendations

I had a set of tights (Performance, I think) with a thicker, windproof material in the front, crotch and front of the legs...and they finally expired when the materials in the front separated and...
09-25-19, 04:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,808
Posted By Stormsedge

For sure! Thanks Sheldon!

For sure! Thanks Sheldon!
Forum: Foo
09-25-19, 04:49 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,599
Posted By Stormsedge

My career path required I interact with people...

My career path required I interact with people everyday, often on a minute to minute basis--they were essential...I like it, despite needing occasional alone time (like everyone). Traveled to...
09-22-19, 04:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,135
Posted By Stormsedge

Concur...my LBS (primary line is Trek) is third...

Concur...my LBS (primary line is Trek) is third generation and keeping over a dozen households afloat.
Forum: Foo
09-22-19, 04:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 690
Posted By Stormsedge

I vote for a DW with sterilization...

I vote for a DW with sterilization mode...especially if there is or may be a baby in the house...works for baby stuff too:cry:, not just self-medipreservation:thumb:.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-19, 04:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,163
Posted By Stormsedge

When I lived in the Yokosuka area in the early...

When I lived in the Yokosuka area in the early '90s, I blind ordered my Schwinn Crosscut from the US. It was not too different from your current bike (given it being fm '90s) except it had (and has)...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,845
Posted By Stormsedge

40/40 because they came on the bike (2017 Domane...

40/40 because they came on the bike (2017 Domane SL6 Disc)...I like the looks of 40/60. I'm probably not really fast enough to worry about it in any case. No handling issues except on bigger gusts...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,775
Posted By Stormsedge

I carry a squeeze or two of Chamois Butr in a...

I carry a squeeze or two of Chamois Butr in a baggie on rides longer than 30mi...if I start to rub, I stop and slap some more on...has worked for me so far. I do occasionally treat for chafing and...
09-13-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 903
Posted By Stormsedge

The "city" schools here plan to stop bus service...

The "city" schools here plan to stop bus service in the next month or so for kids within 1 mile (or 1.5...I've forgotten) of their respective schools. Seems in line with my walk/bike ride as a kid...
Forum: Foo
09-13-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 674
Posted By Stormsedge

I had a 4H Rabbit project as a kid...started with...

I had a 4H Rabbit project as a kid...started with three, sold out at 125. Cured me of them, FOREVER. That said, they would chew anything in or near enough to reach from their pens...AND their pens....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,337
Posted By Stormsedge

I stopped at a cut in for a farm gate to answer...

I stopped at a cut in for a farm gate to answer nature's call during a 100K this summer and as I wheeled back to the road a fellow stopped and asked if I needed help, a ride, or bottled water. ...
09-12-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Stormsedge

Cage fight...winner gets new doodads for a month.

Cage fight...winner gets new doodads for a month.
09-09-19, 05:00 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,286
Posted By Stormsedge

All right, you made me look (at their website). ...

All right, you made me look (at their website). Interesting stuff, but as I consider myself in search of the last 30% (and likely will be for my remaining days on earth)(I'm slow), a potential 1%...
09-06-19, 05:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,225
Posted By Stormsedge

I have an inexpensive (spring type) on my hybrid...

I have an inexpensive (spring type) on my hybrid and an old rubber pellet type on the hard tail I just passed to my grandson...I like both. My spring type had some flex when I first set it up, which...
09-06-19, 04:52 AM
Replies: 697
Views: 40,345
Posted By Stormsedge

I've been trying to use my drops more...I have a...

I've been trying to use my drops more...I have a lot of sail area when on the hoods. Losing some more of my gut will help. In addition, being on the drops seems to yield more control and power (you...
Forum: Foo
09-05-19, 03:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,015
Posted By Stormsedge

I've got them here, too....but I did not put out...

I've got them here, too....but I did not put out my feeder this year (not sure where it ended up).
Forum: Touring
09-05-19, 03:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 868
Posted By Stormsedge

I think a large bandana would be good...there are...

I think a large bandana would be good...there are also a lot of bandana-like wraps and safety glasses for dusty environments available on some of the construction and military/survivalist sites...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 652
Posted By Stormsedge

Sunrise Century-Clarksville, TN

Completed 100K Saturday at subject ride. Bested my previous 30 mile time only to match for the +62. Flatted the rear as I turned in the drive for the finish line...walked it to my truck.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-19, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By Stormsedge

Going to Huntsville for the All U Can Eat 21...

Going to Huntsville for the All U Can Eat 21 Sep...hope it's cool---ha ha.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By Stormsedge

There was a sign up at registration saying the...

There was a sign up at registration saying the Elite Peloton was discontinued...not sure of the history there.

I'm a slow rider, but have incrementally increased my speed over the four times I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By Stormsedge

Clarksville Sunrise Century 2019

I'm about loaded up to beat the traffic to Clarksville, TN for this Labor Day's ride---Sunrise Century. If you haven't tried it, a fairly flat/fast ride with good support offering 100k, 100 mile and...
Forum: Foo
08-20-19, 04:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,575
Posted By Stormsedge

Sometimes I wear my fluorescent yellow/green or...

Sometimes I wear my fluorescent yellow/green or blaze orange while cutting the grass...it irritates the neighbors (lol). I wear it riding and in the woods during the appropriate season...works for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 04:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 936
Posted By Stormsedge

I like your list...I have a fleece jersey I wear...

I like your list...I have a fleece jersey I wear with or without a windbreaker, and like wool socks. I had a (and am looking for another) set of tights that had windproof fronts...really nice, but...
08-10-19, 05:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,234
Posted By Stormsedge

It seems like when my bike is dirty, it...

It seems like when my bike is dirty, it immediately climbs up on guests or furniture...seriously, I think something like a velosock is a good idea. If you just want to keep the spots on the wall...
08-10-19, 04:54 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 13,042
Posted By Stormsedge

The dreaded (and unsexy) minivans can hold two...

The dreaded (and unsexy) minivans can hold two plus bikes inside with the front wheels off...use a fork/axle rack mounted on a piece of 8x10 the width of the rear shelf. I carry one of my bikes on...
Forum: Foo
08-10-19, 04:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,143
Posted By Stormsedge

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
08-10-19, 04:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,997
Posted By Stormsedge

Huh, :foo: ,and I was feeling bad bc my wife...

Huh, :foo: ,and I was feeling bad bc my wife likes to hold the door for me while I get my bike outa the house...I'll count my blessings! :thumb:
08-07-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,621
Posted By Stormsedge

$500 seems a high price, even though a speeding...

$500 seems a high price, even though a speeding ticket for my bike would be suitable for framing. :roflmao2:
08-05-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,952
Posted By Stormsedge

24x7x365(29yrs) in your U.S. Navy....worked 48 hr...

24x7x365(29yrs) in your U.S. Navy....worked 48 hr weeks to support a wife and child, and to pay my own way thru college to get there. If I do not understand entitlement, it is my own fault.

And I...
08-01-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,826
Posted By Stormsedge

Was up there a couple of years ago...didn't ride...

Was up there a couple of years ago...didn't ride my bike though. We got there in late May and the Sun road was still blocked with snow above the lodge...we went around the other way through the back...
08-01-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,163
Posted By Stormsedge

I carry pepper spray and a police whistle. Both...

I carry pepper spray and a police whistle. Both have broken off/deterred attacks, but as others have said, I saw them coming. Sometimes I'll just get off the bike and confront them...I can't outrun...
08-01-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,992
Posted By Stormsedge

I don't wear jeans on my bike, but...I buy...

I don't wear jeans on my bike, but...I buy Wranglers at Walmart, usually the ones with a little stretch. I wash them inside out. They are good enough for for most everything for about two years,...
Forum: Commuting
08-01-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,942
Posted By Stormsedge

I once found two 16 inch crescent wrenches...and...

I once found two 16 inch crescent wrenches...and they have come in handy a number of times.
07-30-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,105
Posted By Stormsedge

I like maps...and charts...land or sea dependent.

I like maps...and charts...land or sea dependent.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,719
Posted By Stormsedge

The "carbon bikes are lighter" idea needs to be...

The "carbon bikes are lighter" idea needs to be more nuanced, I think. The latest 2020 Trek Domane models (specifically the mid-range SL5 and SL6) both weigh more than 20 lbs, thanks I suspect to...
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