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10-21-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 70
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Posted By canklecat

Not always. Even after my left thyroid lobe was...

Not always. Even after my left thyroid lobe was removed (dead, calcified with encapsulated malignant tumor), the docs suggested keeping the right lobe. The right lobe was still sorta functional. And...
10-20-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2,063
Views: 225,947
Posted By carpediemracing

This is one of my sporadic "open my soul to BF"...

This is one of my sporadic "open my soul to BF" posts. I don't know where else to share this stuff.

Over time I realized at work that music is so, so important for my mental health. I hear the...
10-20-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,908
Posted By wgscott

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thu...

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10-20-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,908
Posted By Bosco13

I got pulled over and ticketed for riding double...

I got pulled over and ticketed for riding double and running a red light (3 way light and I was on the shoulder with no cross traffic). At traffic school I was the only one without a drivers license....
10-20-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,908
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

Stopped once for running a four-way stop. I knew...

Stopped once for running a four-way stop. I knew that the crossing road was closed because a bridge had washed out the week before. The cop gave me a warning and joked about making me start again...
10-19-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,330
Posted By scarlson

C&V gravel? Heh, it's the only thing I do! René...

C&V gravel? Heh, it's the only thing I do! René Hubris builds.

Nishiki Sport, 700x35 Gravelkings, 1x7, under 25lbs and under $300, using BOC parts!
Lent my friend an issue of Bicycle Quarterly,...
10-19-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,330
Posted By nlerner

As noted previously, you can often convert...

As noted previously, you can often convert vintage frame to 650b x 38mm wheels, and have at those gravel roads. Here’s my Holdsworth Special:...
10-18-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,142
Posted By Gconan

I went from treaded 40mm tires to smooth 32mm...

I went from treaded 40mm tires to smooth 32mm tires on my gravel bike and on asphalt they perform so much better! Of course I lost the ability to wonder in the deep gravel, but for the asphalt it...
10-12-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 891,850
Posted By burnthesheep

Screw it, why not. I was feeling good on my run...

Screw it, why not. I was feeling good on my run Saturday in the rain. Decided to finish a 1/2. I'd never sniffed breaking 2 hours. 1:58. I had a couple stoplight crossings in there for a...
10-10-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 41,782
Posted By himespau

You're going to have to drastically cut down the...

You're going to have to drastically cut down the death rate for flu if deaths while there is a comorbidity (even if that comorbidity didn't result in death) don't count.

If you get attacked by a...
10-10-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 41,782
Posted By gsteinb

I did my epidemiological work on facebook.

I did my epidemiological work on facebook.
10-09-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 41,782
Posted By TMonk

It would be great if we could play nice in here...

It would be great if we could play nice in here and avoid overtly politicized statements and personal insults/attacks. Let's try to stick to discussions regarding the pandemic as it applies to...
10-09-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 891,850
Posted By caloso

I had one of those days yesterday where I had...

I had one of those days yesterday where I had planned to do 6 intervals, but felt so good I did 8. I felt so good I probably could have done 10, but I didn't bring my light and I was running out of...
10-09-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 891,850
Posted By TMonk

Doc thinks its just a sprain which is what I'd...

Doc thinks its just a sprain which is what I'd hoped for. They'll give me a call if the x-ray reveals anything unexpected but I'm thinking I should be able to get back outside after another week or...
10-08-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 891,850
Posted By caloso

Which plan are you doing? I'm in week 5 of Build...

Which plan are you doing? I'm in week 5 of Build Me Up. There's a lot of cadence work, which I was skeptical of, but it does keep my attention focused.
10-08-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 891,850
Posted By caloso

Had my best MTB TT race of the season last night....

Had my best MTB TT race of the season last night. There were long sections of flowy smooth single track which really favored my CX bike, but the biggest thing is being 7 pounds lighter than I...
10-08-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 891,850
Posted By Hermes

2 times up Soledad Mountain at threshold. ...

2 times up Soledad Mountain at threshold. However, you Zwift guys are giving me FOMO.:D
10-08-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 891,850
Posted By hubcyclist

zwift race again today, just finished 9/50 in the...

zwift race again today, just finished 9/50 in the B's. IF of 0.96 for 45mins This race had all the cats mixed in together, so that was annoying, it gets hard to figure out who is where from your...
10-07-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 41,782
Posted By gsteinb

On that note. ...

On that note.


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10-06-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 41,782
Posted By gsteinb

I let anyone who would be impacted by me not...

I let anyone who would be impacted by me not racing next year know I'm pulling the plug on it. If I'm wrong and things are great I'm happy to regret the decision and play catch up. I just can't wrap...
10-05-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 891,850
Posted By gsteinb

Yoga after you ride. There are studies that...

Yoga after you ride. There are studies that indicate stretching diminishes performance. I've been doing yoga for quite some time.
10-05-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 891,850
Posted By gsteinb

I never eat before lunch, unless I'm racing and...

I never eat before lunch, unless I'm racing and then it's just a couple of bars.
10-05-20, 04:11 AM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 307,582
Posted By gsteinb

Still on my 2014 Giant TCR Advanced bikes...

Still on my 2014 Giant TCR Advanced bikes (regular posts, not ISP SL). There are lighter bikes, but so far I'm still faster on these.
10-04-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 41,782
Posted By gsteinb

I'm building a 1X gravel Surly with a rear rack...

I'm building a 1X gravel Surly with a rear rack and milk crate for our travel trailer. I figure if nothing else I can use it to go buy ice from the campground stores.
10-04-20, 04:10 AM
Replies: 5,222
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Posted By gsteinb

I bought a bunch of winter hiking gear....

I bought a bunch of winter hiking gear. Snowshoes, crampons, micro spikes, clothes. I'd sell one of my two identical bikes, but I'm so finicky about position I can't imagine changing bikes if I ever...
10-03-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 307,582
Posted By carpediemracing

There are two approaches to this. First, you hang...

There are two approaches to this. First, you hang onto them. When you finally get back on them everyone will be admiring your vintage bike with only 12 speeds and all that.

The other is that you...
10-03-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 891,850
Posted By hubcyclist

As far as I'm concerned, you have great 5sec...

As far as I'm concerned, you have great 5sec power! According to golden cheetah my peak 5sec power was 890 in 2018 lol (my current FTP is 295)
10-01-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 307,582
Posted By gsteinb

lol. I wish I got paid every time some guy said...

lol. I wish I got paid every time some guy said and did that and the started back up when their kids got older. Of course your bikes will be outdated by then, and there will only be racing on zwift.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-20, 04:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,635
Posted By MoAlpha

Very nice. Thats a Trömner, no? Do you have...

Very nice. Thats a Trömner, no?

Do you have a rumpled blazer, a food-stained tie, cheap shoes, and no social skills like me?
10-01-20, 04:11 AM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 891,850
Posted By gsteinb

You know, you get up in the middle of the night...

You know, you get up in the middle of the night to do the first race of your A series on the year. Drive a bunch of hours. You game it, or you don't. How the year unfolds from there is on you. A 53...
09-30-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 307,582
Posted By Hermes

I think everyone has seen the videos of the...

I think everyone has seen the videos of the suspension bridge that destroyed itself when a certain wind speed set up an oscillation. Changes to design criteria for bridges alleviated that problem.
...
09-30-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 41,782
Posted By gsteinb

I'm of the mind that nothing significant will...

I'm of the mind that nothing significant will ultimately happen. I think the idea that anything will happen to be folly. In light of that I find it hard to contort my life to train in the manner I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,300
Posted By Sy Reene

Let me guess.. 50% guess correctly, and the...

Let me guess.. 50% guess correctly, and the other 50% don't survive because riding a bike blindfolded is pretty unhealthy?
09-28-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 891,850
Posted By Wylde06

Havent been on the road bike in like 3...

Havent been on the road bike in like 3 weeks..beacuse mountain biking has been more fun lately. With nothing to train for ive just been enjoying getting some off road time (and getting faster in the...
09-25-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 891,850
Posted By Hermes

Today is 49th wedding anniversary. Yep, years...

Today is 49th wedding anniversary. Yep, years not days although time has flown by. My wife took a vac day and wanted to ride her TT bike through Camp Pendleton to San Clemente on her anniversary...
09-25-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 307,582
Posted By cmh

I got a new Kickr Monday. Unfortunately I'm...

I got a new Kickr Monday. Unfortunately I'm still waiting for my promotions for a free month of Zwift, Sufferfest, Trainerroad, and other apps. In the meantime I did my first of what I assume will...
09-23-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 891,850
Posted By big john

Behind the saddle. You know, a bottle launcher.

Behind the saddle. You know, a bottle launcher.
09-22-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 891,850
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

I remember when open pros were the training wheel...

I remember when open pros were the training wheel hotness and Ksyrium Elites were for racing...
09-22-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 891,850
Posted By gsteinb

As of now I think I'm going to other way with it.

As of now I think I'm going to other way with it.
09-22-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 891,850
Posted By Hermes

When a 360 watt FTP racer asks about training, it...

When a 360 watt FTP racer asks about training, it is sort of like a great white shark asking the sea lions where and what he should eat. They swim away quickly.:D
09-22-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 891,850
Posted By caloso

I'm doing a Zwift training plan. I started it...

I'm doing a Zwift training plan. I started it when the AQI was horrible. Now that it's cleared up so much, I want to ride outside. Tried to figure out a way to put the workout on my Garmin but lost...
09-22-20, 01:15 AM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 891,850
Posted By gsteinb

Back in the day we'd use 36 hole big gauge spoke...

Back in the day we'd use 36 hole big gauge spoke box rims with heavy tires for training. I have no idea if it made things faster on race day, but I guess we broke less carbon in training. Welp, I...
09-21-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15,516
Views: 891,850
Posted By procrit

Sounds like you need to channel Jens Voigt and...

Sounds like you need to channel Jens Voigt and just tell your legs to shut up lol.
09-20-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,063
Posted By canklecat

BTW, regarding your photos, time stamped is okay...

BTW, regarding your photos, time stamped is okay (we did that in the film days for safety and health inspections), but metadata is better. If you photographed it before the damage using a digital...
09-20-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,063
Posted By sheddle

We have Bike Court but they mainly prosecute...

We have Bike Court but they mainly prosecute things like photographing your bike crosschained, or wearing a WC stripes jersey. It's pretty boring.
09-19-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,498
Posted By dweenk

I think IronWoman.

I think IronWoman.
09-18-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 307,582
Posted By himespau

That's a good thought. I'm hoping to upgrade to...

That's a good thought. I'm hoping to upgrade to a smart trainer (or smartbike) on the cheap after it all ends and people realize they don't use them. Not that I don't like my homemade motion...
09-18-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 307,582
Posted By gsteinb

Looking forward to getting the trailer in...

Looking forward to getting the trailer in November. Got one of the last ones allocated. RV places are making bank these days. Gear up for the big sell off on the backside of this.
09-18-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 307,582
Posted By kensuf

Seems there's a lot of that going on. I bought a...

Seems there's a lot of that going on. I bought a Honda Passport three weeks ago to tow our Ridge Runner. We're heading up to Asheville this weekend to spend a week in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
...
09-18-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 307,582
Posted By topflightpro

That's a sweet travel trailer. I got a Honda...

That's a sweet travel trailer.

I got a Honda Passport - I went from a small coupe to a larger SUV. But at least now I'll have no trouble hauling my bikes.
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