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Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-15, 09:41 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 61,595
Posted By RT

Awesome post. Best of luck in 2015!

Awesome post. Best of luck in 2015!
01-03-15, 09:36 AM
Replies: 843
Sticky Pub 51
Views: 128,648
Posted By RT

Both kids out of the house, lots of time to...

Both kids out of the house, lots of time to myself. Thank God they're self-sufficient. I did something right. Downside is that, with snow all over the roads and no MTB, it becomes a struggle finding...
01-03-15, 09:33 AM
Replies: 843
Sticky Pub 51
Views: 128,648
Posted By RT

*plop* Newly 50. What's up in here?

*plop*

Newly 50. What's up in here?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-14, 10:39 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 61,595
Posted By RT

I feel your pain. Last winter in Colorado was...

I feel your pain. Last winter in Colorado was pretty icy for about that period of time. Recent job loss has me moving back to California where all of those miles will be made up >:-) Great work...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-14, 03:36 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 61,595
Posted By RT

Seems we are all within reach of our goals, but...

Seems we are all within reach of our goals, but it may require some cold, cold miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-14, 01:39 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 61,595
Posted By RT

4,000 seems to be a common number. Good company.

4,000 seems to be a common number. Good company.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-14, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4,205
Views: 150,070
Posted By RT

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-14, 12:48 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 61,595
Posted By RT

Great job, all of you!

Great job, all of you!
08-04-14, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,941
Posted By RT

I own a 2013 Fuji Sportif 1.1 and have owned Fuji...

I own a 2013 Fuji Sportif 1.1 and have owned Fuji in the past. They make a great bike, and I am planing to buy a Transonic to celebrate my 50th in December. The Oval components on the model I want...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-14, 07:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,523
Posted By RT

Half decaf black tea, quarter water, quarter...

Half decaf black tea, quarter water, quarter cranberry juice, tsp salt. I've dubbed it the Salty Palmer. Works like a charm. Would rather drink something wet than have to chew something dry. YMMV.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-14, 07:21 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 61,595
Posted By RT

No doubt - I have friends (women) in the U.K....

No doubt - I have friends (women) in the U.K. that are ahead of the leader by a couple thousand. It's your own trend that matters.



Same boat here in Colorado. Last winter was brutal.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-14, 09:10 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 61,595
Posted By RT

Good to see you back! Would you like me to add...

Good to see you back! Would you like me to add you on the sheet?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-14, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,006
Posted By RT

I wore cotton shirts and jeans on my paper route...

I wore cotton shirts and jeans on my paper route as a kid, riding a 35 lb bike with 200 rolled newspapers.

...and survived to tell the harrowing tale.






Nice story, Grampa. Now tell us...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-14, 08:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,932
Posted By RT

Returning two pair of Castelli after about ten...

Returning two pair of Castelli after about ten rides each because of thin Lycra and stitching coming apart. Santini is built to last, fits well, and is my go-to.
modelmartin - Good to hear a good...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-14, 10:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,643
Posted By RT

Mine was less painful and more of a constant 9 on...

Mine was less painful and more of a constant 9 on a scale of 10 ache, for days on end. I'd rather break a limb.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-14, 09:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,643
Posted By RT

Yes. Yes. FTR, I quit drinking...

Yes.



Yes.

FTR, I quit drinking entirely almost 5 years ago. Also eat much less red meat. Haven't seen gout again in that time. Absolutely worth it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-14, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 666
Posted By RT

I also picked up one of these. Not participating...

I also picked up one of these. Not participating in this year's model, but am working on another project with Primal for a friend stricken with cancer. You can look for value, but never discount the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-14, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,107
Posted By RT

You can get a brand new Windsor frameset for $199...

You can get a brand new Windsor frameset for $199 at Bike Island. At that level, these frames behave relatively the same, if not exactly so. I have a Gravity frame that I love from BI. If this is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-14, 09:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,102
Posted By RT

Word.

Word.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-14, 07:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,102
Posted By RT

I wish I could re-tweet this.

I wish I could re-tweet this.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-14, 11:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,032
Posted By RT

Go with what fits in your hand well and gives you...

Go with what fits in your hand well and gives you a good ride. 105/5700 are an awful fit for my hands, and I can tune Sora derailleurs to shift as well as 105. Everyone has a preference, this is just...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-14, 09:51 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,147
Posted By RT

Last year, I did the logistics. Order placed...

Last year, I did the logistics. Order placed right after the 4th of July, received in mid-Sept. If we use Primal again, turnaround may be a tad shorter.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-14, 08:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,032
Posted By RT

Not the OP, but have been preaching the...

Not the OP, but have been preaching the Microshift gospel for years on this forum and have several thousand miles on 8,9,10 speed groups. The 9 speed levers...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-14, 08:36 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,147
Posted By RT

My vote is black, zebra shoulders in white, 41...

My vote is black, zebra shoulders in white, 41 large, no circle on back, 41 left breast rather than road forum.
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EDIT: And I love the small yellow star on the back middle pocket on last...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-14, 01:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,032
Posted By RT

It came in matte black. Recent RD hanger break...

It came in matte black. Recent RD hanger break scraped frame badly, had it blasted/powdered for $80 local.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-14, 11:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,032
Posted By RT

You have a sharp eye. Actually from Bike Island,...

You have a sharp eye. Actually from Bike Island, was $169 with Kinesis fork and headset. Super comfy and stiff frame.



Agree. Prefer look of concealed, but maintenance and wear are both better...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-14, 08:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,032
Posted By RT

Only complaint is the lack of a concealed housing...

Only complaint is the lack of a concealed housing option. That is the only issue I've found. Rolling the 2013 9-speed option and out of three road bikes (including a new bike, Scott, with 105),...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-14, 07:04 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,716,600
Posted By RT

It is. The first build suffered RD hanger...

It is. The first build suffered RD hanger snappage, resulting in much damage to components and frame. Had it blasted and powdered. slowjamz, I've done all black before, in fact, this frame used to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-14, 08:05 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,716,600
Posted By RT

Latest build. Bike Island 'Gravity' frame,...

Latest build. Bike Island 'Gravity' frame, Microshift 9-sp, FSA brakes, FSA crank, Sora RD, 105 FD (and without rub on x-chain). Tighter, crisper, faster than my Scott 105 rig.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-14, 03:04 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,147
Posted By RT

I am sure Primal still has the design. I can...

I am sure Primal still has the design. I can check to see what subsequent runs might cost. Might also do another.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-14, 09:00 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,147
Posted By RT

As an addendum, and not to derail any progress on...

As an addendum, and not to derail any progress on this year's project, pics posted on the Twitter of last year's kit are met with a very warm reception. Mine has held up very well (addressing...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-14, 07:23 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,147
Posted By RT

Agreed, that's why it was inside the pocket last...

Agreed, that's why it was inside the pocket last time.

Also like the 41, same as last year, but no circle this time.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-14, 08:31 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,147
Posted By RT

Same - last year's design was top notch. I really...

Same - last year's design was top notch. I really like the striped shoulder on one of the original designs for this year. Will keep monitoring in case things change.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-14, 08:04 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,147
Posted By RT

Precisely. Good work, but these are too plain for...

Precisely. Good work, but these are too plain for my taste :-\
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-14, 07:57 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,408
Posted By RT

Linky for the vote? I'm sad that the black jersey...

Linky for the vote? I'm sad that the black jersey idea died. Black is badass. Alice Cooper golfs in Arizona wearing all black. Talk about HTFU.

I prefer yellow if we're going with a site element,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-14, 07:08 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,408
Posted By RT

Same sentiment/ I do like black/white, but it...

Same sentiment/ I do like black/white, but it seems an accent would be nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-14, 07:06 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 14,989
Posted By RT

Great! I am on board.

Great! I am on board.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-14, 06:09 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 14,989
Posted By RT

I have the short jersey issue with Sugoi but not...

I have the short jersey issue with Sugoi but not Primal. Most of mine are Primal. The chamois on this, the lowest end bib, is very comfortable, but the bibs are shorter than I prefer (Cavalo does...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-14, 09:12 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 14,989
Posted By RT

I have like a dozen jerseys, and when it comes...

I have like a dozen jerseys, and when it comes down to what I wear on a weekend ride, The #41jersey (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=41jersey) always gets the nod....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-14, 08:23 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 61,595
Posted By RT

I updated you both. That tab is locked just for...

I updated you both. That tab is locked just for security. I should prolly back it up more frequently >:-)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-14, 02:31 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 41,579
Posted By RT

That can be changed by you. The column has the...

That can be changed by you. The column has the goal at top and all the way down, but the trailing entries are all in white print. Just change one, copy/paste!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-14, 09:57 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 41,579
Posted By RT

Great news, Rowan! Too lazy to convert, but...

Great news, Rowan! Too lazy to convert, but understand out of Clyde range :-)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-14, 09:56 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 41,579
Posted By RT

I have the main page locked to my access only to...

I have the main page locked to my access only to prevent any mistakes. PM me your age or post it here, and I'll get it up there! That goes for the rest of you as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-14, 09:20 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 41,579
Posted By RT

Haven't been logging in much, guys, but there...

Haven't been logging in much, guys, but there appear to be some new legs in town! Keep up the good work all of you, and I'll get to requests faster at bikeforums41@gmail.com

Cheers,

RT
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-14, 08:17 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 61,595
Posted By RT

Glad to hear you are alive and typing. Would you...

Glad to hear you are alive and typing. Would you like me to add you to the sheet for self-maintenance on your miles?

Get well soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-14, 08:16 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 61,595
Posted By RT

Was out with injury at this time last year. Glad...

Was out with injury at this time last year. Glad to see you back logging miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-14, 08:15 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 61,595
Posted By RT

Same here re: Winter. It looks like I have you up...

Same here re: Winter. It looks like I have you up and running on the spreadsheet. Keep on riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-14, 08:33 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 61,595
Posted By RT

2014-2015-2016 Mileage Thread

2013 was a success, but got a bit laborious on my end. Keeping it simple this year by making it self-managed with a Google account. Access to your own tab should make it easier to modify your own...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-14, 02:10 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 41,579
Posted By RT

I asked LowCel to update for us and I'll send out...

I asked LowCel to update for us and I'll send out another broadcast/thread about it.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-14, 06:13 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 16,434
Posted By RT

Looks like you are rollin' with authority, Ed!

Looks like you are rollin' with authority, Ed!
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