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09-15-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,199
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Real™ Noodleheads cook their noodles with old...

Real™ Noodleheads cook their noodles with old world craftsmanship:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJpiGg8Cfu4

and always wear appropriate Kit when Serious™ noodling:...
09-15-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,199
Posted By livedarklions

Or do both at the same time and pretend you're a...

Or do both at the same time and pretend you're a rotisserie chicken.
09-10-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,199
Posted By mirfi

Is it heresy to crush the noodles up in the bag,...

Is it heresy to crush the noodles up in the bag, pour them in a bowl, add mr. coffee heated water and eat with a spoon?
09-09-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,250
Posted By BobbyG

You're getting old when you think someone is 20,...

You're getting old when you think someone is 20, but they're actually 40. And since when did they let 12 year olds grow beards?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-20, 03:59 AM
Replies: 10,290
Views: 2,867,427
Posted By Deerman

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CAAD4 Saeco. I have owned (and loved) this bike since purchasing in 1998. Still...
08-06-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 718,584
Posted By jaxgtr

I was 375 at my heaviest in 2005, after in 2014,...

I was 375 at my heaviest in 2005, after in 2014, 175. I've put back on about 10 lbs since then due to several medical set backs and work-holic tendencies. New job now and not working the long hours,...
07-27-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By dgalvin66

I agree 100%. It scares me thinking about it but...

I agree 100%. It scares me thinking about it but she feels left out when I take our grand daughter riding and really wants to try. So all I can do is support her and get her setup the best ways that...
07-26-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 44,921
Posted By velojym

For my next trick... I have clearance from...

For my next trick...

I have clearance from the wife (who is now riding her bike some, and making progress!) to do the Natchez Trace this year.
I'm shooting for early October, and plan to start...
07-26-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,421
Posted By BobbyG

surak "The needs of the many (bikes), outweigh...

surak "The needs of the many (bikes), outweigh the needs of the few."...
07-26-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,421
Posted By GlennR

Bicycles are "tool", so no more than having 4...

Bicycles are "tool", so no more than having 4 torque wrenches.

https://i.imgur.com/TUHV0Bu.jpg
07-26-20, 04:20 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,421
Posted By Tony Marley

You need to add a tadpole trike.

You need to add a tadpole trike.
07-25-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,421
Posted By cb400bill

I'm not sure how I could get down to only four...

I'm not sure how I could get down to only four...
07-24-20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 44,921
Posted By velojym

Turned 50 today, so rode 50 miles to celebrate. ...

Turned 50 today, so rode 50 miles to celebrate.

I'd gone 4 days without riding, and was getting kinda grumpy. I'm feeling much better now. :)
07-22-20, 03:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By pinsonp2

Before you start upgrading, you need to make sure...

Before you start upgrading, you need to make sure that your wife is able to get on that bike. The bike is not a step through frame per se and may present a problem for her depending on her...
07-19-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By Papa Tom

Humor

From a Facebook meme I saw today:

"People shouldn't buy mountain bikes after fifty.

No, seriously. Fifty mountain bikes is more than enough!"
07-14-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,702
Posted By billnuke1

Well, will ya look’it that...

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Heading down...only down from 208lbs...always plateau...
07-12-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 44,921
Posted By velojym

Adding another "Finally!" to Finally! Over the...

Adding another "Finally!" to Finally!
Over the last couple weeks, the wife has been starting to ride her bike again. It's a Trek 1000 I bought her when we were dating, almost 20 years ago. She...
07-06-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,498
Posted By KFrost

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First ride over 10 miles this weekend. This puts...
07-02-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7,611
Views: 2,402,790
Posted By Meech33

Specialized Sirrus Limited ...

Specialized Sirrus Limited
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Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 10,290
Views: 2,867,427
Posted By pnczur

Almost Done

Here’s my CAAD 9 that’s almost complete. Just need to install the rest of the 11sp group, but the current tune on the 9sp is so good that I’ll keep it installed for a bit longer.
...
05-28-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,052
Posted By tammons

This is what I ended up with...

Bike Frame - Trek 830 Antelope 22" - Dimpled the chain stays for more wheel clearance. Dropouts were already spaced to 135mm. Was not straight and I had to reset after dimpling.
Seatpost - Shimano...
05-20-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,925
Posted By the sci guy

Made some changes to this bike to make it more...

Made some changes to this bike to make it more sale-friendly for bike normies - and took off the $$ parts and put on some cheaper stuff so I could sell it at a reasonable price.
Put on an Origin8...
05-19-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3,689
Views: 326,678
Posted By velojym

So, my beater/weather/fitness bike, my ol'...

So, my beater/weather/fitness bike, my ol' Cannondale M500, had a set of 1.25" tires on it, which were awesome and made the bike feel real spiffy. Funny, though, how one little incident can change my...
05-19-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 6,930
Views: 2,461,564
Posted By rmplum

My old Rock Combo that I converted to a Shimano...

My old Rock Combo that I converted to a Shimano M735 kit

https://live.staticflickr.com/674/20113864063_9575c7a0a8_h.jpg

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05-18-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 44,921
Posted By velojym

Sold the Domane to my brother. While it was a...

Sold the Domane to my brother. While it was a cool bike, I'm gonna keep Jake my primary until it can't do it anymore. After all the miles we have behind us so far, it'll take a major wreck I think.
05-12-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,834
Posted By mstateglfr

Ha, the Clydes forum pulling a reverse fat shame....

Ha, the Clydes forum pulling a reverse fat shame.

I found the video interesting since i am 6'5. It was cool to see in what ways our equipment is the same, in what ways its different, and why.
05-10-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 14,070
Views: 3,038,159
Posted By Straightblock

I got a goodie basket last week from a friend of...

I got a goodie basket last week from a friend of a friend whose age and health have ended his riding.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49877142187_148c94ac46_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iZtoFn)
...
05-10-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,638
Posted By Toadmeister

Made the Kessel run in 12 parsecs fast?

Made the Kessel run in 12 parsecs fast?
05-10-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 900
Posted By jdawginsc

The three things that drew me besides the full...

The three things that drew me besides the full chrome, were the unique fork crown...the embossed stays, and the fact I couldn't find a single thing out there on it. Not knowing anything about KHS...
05-09-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,537
Posted By Nemosengineer

I believe small parts are harder to do than the...

I believe small parts are harder to do than the bigger stuff. It helps to have a machine shop at your disposal, the time this stuff takes to do it right is insane.
Drillium I did about 10 years ago....
05-09-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2,790
Views: 636,112
Posted By osco53

My Road bike

I can ride this all day, when I stop for a rest I often stay on the bike just sitting there chilling out,,It Is just that comfortable......
05-09-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 680,360
Posted By DorkDisk

Ritchey Swiss Cross ...

Ritchey Swiss Cross

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05-09-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2,790
Views: 636,112
Posted By Artmo

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For riding together our Comotion Macchiato with Cytronex e- assist...
05-09-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By PoorInRichfield

If Danny MacAskill can ride without suspension...

If Danny MacAskill can ride without suspension then so can you ;) You'll never do anything more extreme than what he does (unless you are insane) :D
...
05-09-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,537
Posted By JohnDThompson

If you're patient, you can do it by hand. Index...

If you're patient, you can do it by hand. Index the holes off the peak of each tooth. This is a small hole followed by a countersink bit:

http://www.os2.dhs.org/~john/campy-drillium.jpg
05-09-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 900
Posted By jdawginsc

What the heck did I just buy...???

Obviously a KHS MTB, but I cannot find a single reference online to a Sierra Sport, but like a knucklehead, bid anyhow...it was cool looking to me. It'll be interesting to see it up close.
...
05-08-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,074
Posted By Digger Goreman

I'll second about the rims/wheels. At 255lbs, I...

I'll second about the rims/wheels. At 255lbs, I warped the rear rim on a used 95 Trek 800 Sport (entry level, rigid mtb). Found a pair of Sun Rhyno Lite rims on ebay.... Bomb proof, as one of the...
05-08-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By BlazingPedals

Whaaat? Sheldon Brown wrote something about...

Whaaat? Sheldon Brown wrote something about bicycle band brakes??? Shocking! ;)

Don't get yourself a recumbent tadpole trike or you'll end up having to get her one too. Although I think if you...
05-08-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By fishboat

We're primarily road bikers, but rented one of...

We're primarily road bikers, but rented one of these last year in Florida. Did 35 miles on a MUP.. It cranks...we passed about everyone, including those riding e-bikes. Granted..it was Florida..on...
05-08-20, 02:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By helijohn

I did know there was a section for recumbent...

I did know there was a section for recumbent cycles but this is a trike..............................an adult trike. I am reluctant to call it a granny trike. A good few people with disabilities use...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-20, 12:22 AM
Replies: 26,899
Views: 16,953,162
Posted By monkeytusmc

Ok, here goes my collection. Still building up...

Ok, here goes my collection. Still building up the Pegoretti, but she will be a looker once complete!
...
05-07-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 809
Posted By BNSF

Same experience here.... The forum loads slowly...

Same experience here.... The forum loads slowly and after reading it for a while and then leaving to go to other sites, they too will load slowly until I eventually leave the internet for awhile and...
05-07-20, 04:57 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 19,336
Posted By Lemond1985

Well, I will say this. Discovering you have a...

Well, I will say this. Discovering you have a flat tire in the mountains can be quite a rude awakening, especially when it's the front tire, and you happen to be flying around an off-camber turn.
...
05-06-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,327
Posted By tgot

Red Bike Rides Again; a Centurion Story

I took my 1986 Dave Scott Ironman out for rides this weekend, 10-mile and 15-mile close-to-home test runs. This is the first time in years, and the first time since doing some maintenance and...
05-06-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3,689
Views: 326,678
Posted By mkeller234

Not really wrenching, but I was given the ho...

Not really wrenching, but I was given the ho ahead to bring some of my bikes upstairs permanently. The one hanging from the wall will be super convenient for storing my commuter.

...
05-06-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 809
Posted By Oso Polar

Same here, except computers are mostly new and...

Same here, except computers are mostly new and powerful. It doesn't matter - this forum is awful for computer performance, it is just that you'll notice it faster on a slower machine. RAM and CPU...
05-06-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 718,584
Posted By velojym

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Somewhere around 370, a couple years ago....
05-06-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 809
Posted By indyfabz

Or he could be dragging his rim brakes.

Or he could be dragging his rim brakes.
05-06-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 44,921
Posted By SethAZ

Hey velojym , when I first opened this thread and...

Hey velojym , when I first opened this thread and realized it was from a couple of years ago, and was from someone saying "I'm 340+ and thinking about cycling to help lose some weight..." I thought I...
05-06-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7,544
Views: 1,961,832
Posted By AlmostGreenGuy

Last night I brought home what I believe to be a...

Last night I brought home what I believe to be a Japan-made Specialized Stumpjumper Sport XT. It has a good number of original parts, but the seat, seatpost, tires, rear derailleur and pedals have...
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