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Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,860
Posted By Moishe

Maybe a good compromise we can agree on for the...

Maybe a good compromise we can agree on for the duration of this national calamity is to shoot the bird at the offending Uber, Lyft, or Amazon driver and yell out "Thank you for you service."
03-19-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 34,563
Posted By Moishe

Yes, this fatuous bit of elementary-school...

Yes, this fatuous bit of elementary-school statistical analysis deserved to be resurrected and called out.

But we should cut Raj some slack. He is merely a little bit behind the Trump curve. We...
03-17-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 34,563
Posted By Moishe

One of the safest things you can do if you go out...

One of the safest things you can do if you go out the front door of your house is ride a bike. Safest for you and for the rest of the human race. The key is to bring enough Gatorade and PB&J...
03-15-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 16,780
Posted By Moishe

Yes. And we need not be deprived. There are many...

Yes. And we need not be deprived. There are many internet venues entirely devoted to an exchange of dumbass political opinions. And most of them also rarely mention bicycles.
03-11-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,255
Posted By Moishe

Yes, you almost certainly were.

Yes, you almost certainly were.
03-11-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 16,780
Posted By Moishe

Okay, panic button ON

Okay, panic button ON
03-05-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,622
Posted By Moishe

Still obtuse, from beginning to end.

Still obtuse, from beginning to end.
03-04-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 16,780
Posted By Moishe

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1370/15a22e4e_a8d4_4148_9b68_1e7a3ec842f4_81969ee267cb89c5dfb839c038aa761b580665e3.jpeg
03-04-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 16,780
Posted By Moishe

This smells deplorable.

This smells deplorable.
02-26-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,575
Posted By Moishe

The nested quote thing just doesn’t work for me,...

The nested quote thing just doesn’t work for me, Jim. Even though I am old and retired and my time is worthless, the nested quotes routine just takes too much time and exhausts me. Can’t you just...
02-17-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,622
Posted By Moishe

Oh, Bengal Cat, you're completely missing the...

Oh, Bengal Cat, you're completely missing the point. Everything you said is besides the point. Here is the point:
02-05-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,744
Posted By Moishe

Aabb, by now it should be clear that this little...

Aabb, by now it should be clear that this little chat group is not the first place you want to go to for information and advice about buying a bike. Or the second, or the third. Folks here tend to...
02-04-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,879
Posted By Moishe

Okay, oh noble Skidder, you are the winner of...

Okay, oh noble Skidder, you are the winner of this competition—the only man in the world ever to have been ticketed for speeding on a bike. And with a photocopy to prove it! (Cipollini doesn’t...
02-03-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,744
Posted By Moishe

Yeah, this topic has been pretty well covered by...

Yeah, this topic has been pretty well covered by now. The Original Poster is gone, apparently having decided to get on with his life.
02-02-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,744
Posted By Moishe

Hey! Jeezuz h krist, man, I said I was kidding! ...

Hey! Jeezuz h krist, man, I said I was kidding! I still love you and your son. My only point was that Mr. aabb had already decided on a drop-bar road bike and should be respected. And being...
02-02-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,879
Posted By Moishe

?

In the history of the universe, has it ever happened?

A few years ago, I was riding down a long hillside slope of a rural wooded road. At about 30+ mph, I noticed a car behind me. Well, at that...
02-01-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,744
Posted By Moishe

Mr. double-a-double-b deserves a lot more damn...

Mr. double-a-double-b deserves a lot more damn respect than he's getting from you geezers who are advising him to buy a cheap POS and ride it around for a year. He's already done a lot of research,...
01-30-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,744
Posted By Moishe

The only thing you’ll be able to learn from a...

The only thing you’ll be able to learn from a test ride, no matter how long it is, is to confirm the size of the bike that will fit you, which you can determine a priori on the basis of your height...
01-29-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,318
Posted By Moishe

I cycle a lot of untravelled roads, and I use...

I cycle a lot of untravelled roads, and I use Cyclemeter, an iphone app that sends an email to my wife and daughter (and anyone else's email address I could add) with my location at regular intervals...
01-28-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,669
Posted By Moishe

It’s all here mates, everything you need to know...

It’s all here mates, everything you need to know how to ride out of the saddle:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=hTkrnNr39dk
01-28-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,946
Posted By Moishe

I had a Peugeot PX10 that would have turned 50...

I had a Peugeot PX10 that would have turned 50 this year in my garage if I hadn't given it away 20 years ago to a starving graduate student whose ad in the college newspaper offered up to $50 for a...
01-25-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,050
Posted By Moishe

My new favorite cyclist!

Adam Schiff. He bikes a lot, including riding from San Francisco to Los Angeles a few years ago to benefit HIV/AIDS services in those two cities.
...
01-22-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,861
Posted By Moishe

First one arriving in July ...

First one arriving in July

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x751/grandad_c2c9769a97cf41ab0bbbbc0126b0d6c011604716.jpg
01-21-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,475
Posted By Moishe

Beautiful, oh my brother in geezer road cycling!...

Beautiful, oh my brother in geezer road cycling! Your observation evokes for me that great line from “The New Breed” by Donald Fagen: “You're right, he really knows his ****.” [scheisse]
01-18-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,511
Posted By Moishe

Having gone through the long arduous process of...

Having gone through the long arduous process of experimenting with different saddles, buying and selling them on eBay, fiddling with angles, I have now achieved an unlimited painless butt on a bike....
01-16-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 633
Posted By Moishe

Yep, I did. I talked about it here: ...

Yep, I did. I talked about it here:

https://www.bikeforums.net/fifty-plus-50/1189985-limit-your-carbon-buttprint.html

But some professor from Trump University spoiled the discussion. Hope you...
01-15-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 793
Posted By Moishe

Okay, I drank the beer. The big mistake I made...

Okay, I drank the beer. The big mistake I made was to Google "crank length knee pain," which was just asking for trouble. What returned was a lot of alarmist advice about the crippling effects of...
01-14-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,744
Posted By Moishe

Don't feel bad. My avatar is also much better...

Don't feel bad. My avatar is also much better looking than me.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By Moishe

My cumulative mileage in 2020

So far, I’ve ridden 36.4 miles in 2020. All of it today. It was a scorcher of a day in Connecticut, so I was forced off my Zwift trainer and out onto the road. It was great! I haven’t been out on...
01-02-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,996
Posted By Moishe

Sixty?! You’re just a kid!

Sixty?! You’re just a kid!
12-28-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 20,601
Posted By Moishe

Alternative reply: The only thing you can do...

Alternative reply: The only thing you can do that I can't is die young.
12-28-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,473
Posted By Moishe

I carry a Crankbrothers F15 out of superstition. ...

I carry a Crankbrothers F15 out of superstition. The first day I don't carry it, I'll need it. I never used it yet, but it has a built-in bottle opener. I never used that either.
...
12-28-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,604
Posted By Moishe

This is the perfect time of the year to get an...

This is the perfect time of the year to get an end-of-year bike at substantial discount. Exactly a year ago, I bought this $5,000 Domane SLR6 Trek was selling all over the country for $3,600. It's...
12-27-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,974
Posted By Moishe

“I agree with the folks posting above about...

“I agree with the folks posting above about working hard helping to keep the performance losses at bay. They are, eventually, inevitable, but if you want to keep up strength, speed, and endurance,...
12-27-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 813
Posted By Moishe

Jeez! Y’all are a bunch of blaspheming idolators,...

Jeez! Y’all are a bunch of blaspheming idolators, risking eternal damnation for desecrating the Big Birthday. Me, I remember a great post a few months ago on these very Bike Forums, with pictures, of...
12-26-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,974
Posted By Moishe

I think the secret of my enviable improvement in...

I think the secret of my enviable improvement in my performance every year for the last five years is that I was in relatively lousy shape to begin with. The mistake a lot of you geezers made is that...
12-22-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,974
Posted By Moishe

Over the past five years since I retired and...

Over the past five years since I retired and started riding 3500 to 4500 miles a year, my metrics have been improving every year. This year, at 68, was my best year yet—that is, until around...
12-12-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,895
Posted By Moishe

Reduced carbon buttprint

I want Greta Thunberg and the American people to know that in the interest of saving the planet and limiting my carbon buttprint, I drove my car fewer miles this year—my 68th—than I rode my bike.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,741
Posted By Moishe

I got a year-end 2018 SLR6 last January to...

I got a year-end 2018 SLR6 last January to replace my 2010 Roubaix with a seized seat-post. I’m 68, and I doubt I’ll live to ride long enough ever to buy another bike again. I like the bike a lot,...
11-23-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,361
Posted By Moishe

I’ve been using Cyclemeter on my iPhone for the...

I’ve been using Cyclemeter on my iPhone for the past six years. I think it’s awesome. The free version does what you ask for. I use the “Elite” version, which costs ten bucks a year. Yeah, some...
11-18-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 20,601
Posted By Moishe

I'm 68, I've been riding over 4,000 miles a year...

I'm 68, I've been riding over 4,000 miles a year for the last five years since I retired, and my average speed, hill climbing, and endurance have been improving every year. This year has been my best...
11-16-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,251
Posted By Moishe

I've been using it for years, and I find it...

I've been using it for years, and I find it indispensable. I first got it because I ride on mostly unfrequented roads (about 4000 miles/yr) and the app can be set to send an email update with my...
10-11-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,764
Posted By Moishe

I (68) ran regularly for 40 years and stopped...

I (68) ran regularly for 40 years and stopped completely a few years ago. I now bike about 4,500 miles a year. The difference between the two activities is this: I really enjoy cycling while I'm...
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