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Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

1. Yep :D 2. 10mm! Assuming is was a...

1. Yep :D
2. 10mm!

Assuming is was a box/open combo, only the open end remains.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

I know that roadies like to say your bikes should...

I know that roadies like to say your bikes should be worth more than the car they're on.

I wonder if the fat tire guys say a similar thing, but that the 2 tires on your fattie should cost more...
10-24-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16,240
Views: 1,690,744
Posted By abshipp

27ish chilly miles this morning. Sure makes you...

27ish chilly miles this morning. Sure makes you appreciate the sun when it's in the high 30s. Got downright chilly when a broken cloud layer developed!

...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

:thumb: Someday...

:thumb:

Someday...
Forum: Foo
10-23-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 332
Posted By abshipp

Oh man, back when I was 10-16 I was super in to...

Oh man, back when I was 10-16 I was super in to RC flying.

My father had grown up flying control line stunt, free-flight, as well as a little bit of radio control flying. His father was really big...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

Anything I want ;) But really, it's a bit...

Anything I want ;)

But really, it's a bit underutilized. Usually just my repair kit & pump, wallet, keys, power bank, and phone.

It's most useful feature for me is the clear map case on the...
10-22-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 207,851
Posted By abshipp

Getting to be fender season here ...

Getting to be fender season here
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10-22-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16,240
Views: 1,690,744
Posted By abshipp

Rain all last night, clouds and fog all day...

Rain all last night, clouds and fog all day today. Was totally socked in at the very end towards sunset. Thankfully my lights were well charged!

Made for some pretty pictures though:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

I regret not bringing a camera other than my...

I regret not bringing a camera other than my phone today.

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

5/13 bicycle wheels in my house have black...

5/13 bicycle wheels in my house have black spokes. 0/13 have black nipples, AFAIK.

I need to get rid of some wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

Who approved them? Unless expressly...

Who approved them?

Unless expressly permitted by supplemental terms, our sites and services are intended for general audiences 18 years of age and older, and access or use by anyone younger is not...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

Ah, lucky for you. There is zero maintenance on...

Ah, lucky for you. There is zero maintenance on my local path in the winter.

Thankfully we don't get a huge amount of snow here, so the roads pretty much stay clear. Even if they aren't, traffic...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

My wife has a tarot deck with some really...

My wife has a tarot deck with some really gorgeous art-nouveau style illustrations:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

Well yeah, that sounds awesome. Who wouldn't...

Well yeah, that sounds awesome. Who wouldn't enjoy that?



You've got some interest in woodworking, right?

Why not use that time to build something cool?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 5,247
Posted By abshipp

I present to you...THE WORLD OF TOMORROW! ...

I present to you...THE WORLD OF TOMORROW!

:innocent: (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

Nuh uh! This is who I am! Why don't you...

Nuh uh! This is who I am! Why don't you understand!?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

I do trust that the system works properly. ...

I do trust that the system works properly.

For me, it just seems easier to do it in-person. Reduces the chances of me screwing something up. Plus I won't worry myself to death obsessively tracking...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

I'll be voting in person soon. Possibly this...

I'll be voting in person soon. Possibly this afternoon.

Not taking any chances with the mail-in thing, and I've heard that there have been no crowds at our early voting location.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

Large 2,000-year-old cat discovered in Peru's...

Large 2,000-year-old cat discovered in Peru's Nazca lines

:) (https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-54593295)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

Everyone already is. They just don't know it. ...

Everyone already is. They just don't know it.

"Local time" is referenced to UTC.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

You sure about that? :innocent:

You sure about that? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

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Work is extra lame when mornings are this pretty.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

Everyone meet the new puppy-in-law Addie :love: ...

Everyone meet the new puppy-in-law Addie :love:

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

I'm just oblivious sometimes. At least I can...

I'm just oblivious sometimes. At least I can laugh at myself about it.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

wut...

wut (https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/370733600732577)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

Makes for a super clean installation if cables...

Makes for a super clean installation if cables are internally routed.

Weird 80's Dura-Ace content:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

San Mateo County doesn't want anyone to have any...

San Mateo County doesn't want anyone to have any fun (http://smc-ca.elaws.us/code/coor_title3_ch3.68_sec3.68.150).
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

Gotcha. That bar certainly has it's devotees. ...

Gotcha. That bar certainly has it's devotees.

I've still got the super deep drops from my old Tempo.

I seriously miss this bike:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

I guess I'm being a little vague. Apologies. ...

I guess I'm being a little vague. Apologies.

I still haven't installed the 5700 stuff that Bah Humbug sent me but I'd really like to soon. At the moment I'm happy with the fit of the bike and the...
10-06-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 16,719
Posted By abshipp

I feel like it's probably a combination of doing...

I feel like it's probably a combination of doing the work for money, and that work typically being really big.

The size of some of the stuff he swings in those lathes is a bit scary :twitchy:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

Ended up with 1800 miles and about 30 hours in...

Ended up with 1800 miles and about 30 hours in the car.

Worth it:

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2,492
Views: 348,485
Posted By abshipp

Lake Michigan: ...

Lake Michigan:

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,114
Posted By abshipp

IKR? Wife and I are actually heading out on...

IKR?

Wife and I are actually heading out on a road trip tomorrow to the Greenville SC area.

Partly because it was our wedding anniversary this week, but mostly to see if we would want to move...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,114
Posted By abshipp

When I smoked the era of smoking sections in...

When I smoked the era of smoking sections in restaurants had already passed, but it was still permissible in some bars.

Still, I never understood why anyone would want to smoke while they're...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By abshipp

Lucky you. I took an (albeit inexpensive) fork to...

Lucky you. I took an (albeit inexpensive) fork to my local Trek store to have a crown race removed since I didn't want to do it the "wrong way" with a mallet and flat blade screwdriver.

Imagine my...
09-27-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16,240
Views: 1,690,744
Posted By abshipp

A few shots from yesterday's 200k in Evanston: ...

A few shots from yesterday's 200k in Evanston:

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,114
Posted By abshipp

I opened Strava, opened a recording session, sent...

I opened Strava, opened a recording session, sent the beacon link to my wife, and never hit the "start" button :o

Here's the route link. (https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34066059)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,114
Posted By abshipp

Slow and steady wins the race completes the...

Slow and steady wins the race completes the brevet.

Couldn't help but do a few laps on the velodrome the route passed by:
...
09-25-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By abshipp

If you can do 54, you can do 62.5 :thumb: ...

If you can do 54, you can do 62.5 :thumb:

You're on the right track. In the beginning ride a pace maybe a bit slower than you think you should. Then just drink before you're thirsty, eat before...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,114
Posted By abshipp

If someone's sucking my wheel at that point,...

If someone's sucking my wheel at that point, they're obviously having a worse day than me :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,114
Posted By abshipp

Uh oh. ...

Uh oh.

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09-25-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,197
Posted By abshipp

Curiously, my favorite isn't the one I ride most...

Curiously, my favorite isn't the one I ride most often (at least this year), but if I had to pick one and only one...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,114
Posted By abshipp

I got really into extreme metal fairly young in...

I got really into extreme metal fairly young in youthful rebellion of only being able to buy CDs from our church bookstore.

I guess my parents thought it was safe, but they carried compilation...
09-22-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,013
Posted By abshipp

In making sense of the upright bar fat-tire...

In making sense of the upright bar fat-tire Rivendell, I find it more helpful to think of them like going for a walk or a hike in really comfortable shoes.

You're sitting up straight so it's easy...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,421
Posted By abshipp

Not going to lie, I think the "Dutch" is pretty...

Not going to lie, I think the "Dutch" is pretty sweet.

I'm trying to like the "Daily" but it just makes me think of the Speedvagen Urban Racer (https://www.speedvagen.com/readymade-urban-racer),...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,114
Posted By abshipp

Damn that was a fun ride. The dirt was...

Damn that was a fun ride.

The dirt was perfect and I was feeling really confident on the bike. Set my best three times ever on my favorite descent in the park.

Last PR was 1:02, the three runs...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,114
Posted By abshipp

Oh, Florida: "...a runaway barge at one...

Oh, Florida:

"...a runaway barge at one point threatened to crash into Interstate 10's Escambia Bay Bridge, located several miles inland.

[Escambia County Sheriff] Morgan told the New York...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,114
Posted By abshipp

Desalvo was also the surname of the Boston...

Desalvo was also the surname of the Boston Strangler (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_DeSalvo) .

First thing that Google gives you if you search "DeSalvo", which I did since I'd never heard...
09-14-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16,240
Views: 1,690,744
Posted By abshipp

Starting to feel like fall up here. Short but...

Starting to feel like fall up here. Short but sweet 20 mile loop, inspecting the corn and beans:
...
09-14-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 53,405
Posted By abshipp

Fall is coming. Time for fenders: ...

Fall is coming.

Time for fenders:

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