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Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

Yes, they’re juke box quarters. When things are...

Yes, they’re juke box quarters. When things are dead in a bar or cafe, the proprietor uses a red quarter to liven the place up and then hopefully others will start putting money in the juke box. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

On a semi-related note, have you ever run across...

On a semi-related note, have you ever run across a quarter painted red with fingernail polish? You see one rarely nowadays but they were more common when I was a kid. I'll await answers. No fair...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

Luv cats. :love:

Luv cats. :love:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

Humidity at 94% and pollen count at 10 means a...

Humidity at 94% and pollen count at 10 means a short and easy ride. Time to go.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

Not really. However, if you get a chance to...

Not really. However, if you get a chance to borrow a set for a day, go for it. The ride is lovely.

The reason that I quit using them was after I retired from racing, clinchers were finally coming...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

If no tubular rims are available, you can begin...

If no tubular rims are available, you can begin the stretch on clinchers til tubular rims are available, but I'd still stretch them on tubular rims for a few days anyway.

But, what the Hell do I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

Seriously. Beginner mistake on my part.

Seriously. Beginner mistake on my part.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 04:49 AM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

Don’t remember, but Campagnolo heard what...

Don’t remember, but Campagnolo heard what happened from Facebook and is flying over a new chain and a tech to install it.

#CampyDontBreak
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

Broke a Campagnolo 11 speed chain tonight on my...

Broke a Campagnolo 11 speed chain tonight on my Motta. I was guad-powering a short steep grade, probably 800 watts or so and snapped the sucker in half midway between the ends. Didn't have enough...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

Congrats! ...

Congrats!

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

Yep. My phone has been sending me alerts the...

Yep. My phone has been sending me alerts the last few days but we usually peak around September 1st. Part of my problem is a specific allergy to lawn grass, both breathing and skin contact. If I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

Ditto.

Ditto.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

Did a short ride today due to humidity and pollen...

Did a short ride today due to humidity and pollen count which is high. Recovering with a post-ride macchiato.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

A bar tape thread in the 41 reminds me of the...

A bar tape thread in the 41 reminds me of the original tape on my Propel, not the tape, but the taping job. When it was worn and I was replacing it, I marveled at the finishing job. It was...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 05:27 AM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

It happens. “Man’s got to know his limitations.”

It happens. “Man’s got to know his limitations.”
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

In the Garmin/Strava world of bewilderment, my...

In the Garmin/Strava world of bewilderment, my wife and I rode our tandem today and she noticed on a 3 mile segment that she was 4 seconds faster than me. :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 05:45 AM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

I have and had several Garmin products and I...

I have and had several Garmin products and I unequivocally disagree.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

Sadly, I'm well aware of what they mean. My last...

Sadly, I'm well aware of what they mean. My last A1C was 6.4 and the doc gave me 6 months to get my act together. So far, so good. Down 34#, weekly stick is 114 to 115.

I don't know if I...
08-15-19, 05:12 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 23,079
Posted By Trsnrtr

Boxkite Chapeau! ...

Boxkite Chapeau!

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08-14-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By Trsnrtr

Moving to Pills and Ills

Moving to Pills and Ills
08-14-19, 05:19 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,195
Posted By Trsnrtr

Yep. Pretty much the same for me. Haven't timed...

Yep. Pretty much the same for me. Haven't timed myself in several years but at one time, we'd start the clock whenever someone in our group ride had a flat and 6 minutes with a hand pump was my...
Forum: Introductions
08-13-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By Trsnrtr

Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Introductions
08-13-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By Trsnrtr

Welcome back! Enjoy the ride!

Welcome back! Enjoy the ride!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 681
Posted By Trsnrtr

Yep, that's why I tend to run them in the Winter...

Yep, that's why I tend to run them in the Winter when we have a lot of cinders and sand on the road from the salt/sand mixture put down.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

It's in TT position so the airflow is directed...

It's in TT position so the airflow is directed past the rear derailleur. I thought everyone knew that. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

Too late. :D

Too late. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

You mean use s(w)ign language?

You mean use s(w)ign language?
Forum: Introductions
08-13-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By Trsnrtr

Welcome! Nice to have you along for the ride. ...

Welcome! Nice to have you along for the ride. :thumb:
Forum: Introductions
08-13-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Trsnrtr

Welcome, HK! Have fun! :thumb:

Welcome, HK! Have fun! :thumb:
Forum: Introductions
08-13-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By Trsnrtr

Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

Please don't if it's a cycling board, otherwise,...

Please don't if it's a cycling board, otherwise, be vague.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

Dang, that's tough. You do know that you can...

Dang, that's tough.

You do know that you can still post whether you ride or not. We won't check your mileage records. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

Running is something one does to get away from a...

Running is something one does to get away from a mugger with a knife. Swimming is something one does to keep from drowning.

Cycling, however, is the beautiful merging of man and machine. :love:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 06:05 AM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

Seeds, thanks for the pics and a look at a world...

Seeds, thanks for the pics and a look at a world most of us know little about.

Like seeing the chocolate and coffee plants.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

my brain does not recognize this thing that you...

my brain does not recognize this thing that you call a pastry.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 681
Posted By Trsnrtr

Same. I think I may be giving up on TL. I just...

Same. I think I may be giving up on TL. I just don't have that many flats, anymore.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

I see the draw. Like paradise.

I see the draw. Like paradise.
Forum: Introductions
08-11-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By Trsnrtr

Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Introductions
08-11-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By Trsnrtr

Welcome! Don't know your age but you'd be...

Welcome! Don't know your age but you'd be surprised how many young oldsters that we have here. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

You, too? I thought I was the only one.

You, too? I thought I was the only one.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

Yes, but it will be a short one. Can’t catch you....

Yes, but it will be a short one. Can’t catch you. All I can hope for is that the west time zone guys are taking the day off so I can make 2nd or 3rd. :D

According to Strava, I had one day off in...
08-11-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 30
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Views: 969
Posted By Trsnrtr

I've always had a low heart rate and I'm just an...

I've always had a low heart rate and I'm just an old guy (68). Low 40s at rest and even as low as 38 when I sleep according to my Apple watch. For the record, max is around 175-178 last time it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

I've stripped a couple Shimano ones. I haven't...

I've stripped a couple Shimano ones. I haven't in a long time so they've probably beefed them up. A long time ago, they were sort of this two part thing and you could break the bond between the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

I have selfish reasons. ;)

I have selfish reasons. ;)
Forum: Introductions
08-11-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By Trsnrtr

Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Introductions
08-11-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By Trsnrtr

Restricted... yes. It's an anti-spam thing. ...

Restricted... yes. It's an anti-spam thing. After 10, you can post to your heart's content. ;)
Forum: Introductions
08-11-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Trsnrtr

Welcome! Nice intro. :thumb:

Welcome! Nice intro. :thumb:
Forum: Introductions
08-11-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By Trsnrtr

Hi, Jay! Welcome!

Hi, Jay! Welcome!
Forum: Introductions
08-11-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By Trsnrtr

Welcome! Hang in there and do visit...

Welcome! Hang in there and do visit https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/ and https://www.bikeforums.net/electric-bikes/
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 62,164
Posted By Trsnrtr

I like that pic. :thumb:

I like that pic. :thumb:
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