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Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 926
Posted By GrainBrain

I recommend ignoring those people.;)[/QUOTE] ...

I recommend ignoring those people.;)[/QUOTE]

FWIW I was in this camp as well, hating my previous experience on 25mm gatorskins. I'm a 185lb rider, and had been running at 90-95psi. After educating...
08-19-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 581
Posted By GrainBrain

Giant. Giant really offers a good price point and...

Giant. Giant really offers a good price point and quality, when talking about LBS bikes. Bikes direct may be cheaper.
08-19-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,284
Posted By GrainBrain

Now that's insane! I never try to "work with"...

Now that's insane! I never try to "work with" drivers. Since I don't wear prescription sunglasses it's hard to see a friendly gesture to go through so I always smile and wait it out. I treat vehicles...
08-18-19, 05:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By GrainBrain

Guy from my great state and from a tiny town...

Guy from my great state and from a tiny town initiated the break Saturday on stage 5 and ended up 9th. Kinda awesome :D
08-17-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By GrainBrain

It wouldn't accept the mini league code of...

It wouldn't accept the mini league code of 1423956809961 :foo:


​​​​​​Sweet I'm in. Disappointed I couldn't select a US Postal jersey :eek:


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08-17-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By GrainBrain

Lol this is the most anticlimactic ending I could...

Lol this is the most anticlimactic ending I could think of. Kid got lucky the truck driver stopped and was watching or that would've ended with alot more blood :eek:

Kids on bikes: Hey! Why'd you...
Forum: Introductions
08-16-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By GrainBrain

Welcome! I was doing work up there and was...

Welcome! I was doing work up there and was surprised to see so many paved trails! Stopped into Walker's once, cool guy :thumb:
08-15-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,436
Posted By GrainBrain

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The point where you know you've done something stupid but...
08-15-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,436
Posted By GrainBrain

I was being dumb and reckless on an early spring...

I was being dumb and reckless on an early spring century this year and rode through a flooded section of paved trail with moving water. At the deepest it was WELL over the bottom bracket!! Probably...
08-11-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 771
Posted By GrainBrain

Reported. Lighting and fenders are a...

Reported.



Lighting and fenders are a big deal. You could probably squeeze in wider tires, up to 35c maybe? I'd get a specific winter tire like the Continental Top Contact.

The salt will...
Forum: For Sale
08-10-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,134
Posted By GrainBrain

​​​​​You ever get close to Iowa? Or, how far are...

​​​​​You ever get close to Iowa? Or, how far are you from Central Iowa :) I checked out the Geo from gunner is this a 52 or 54 per their website? Either way if you measured a top tube of 55cm c-t-c...
08-10-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,444
Posted By GrainBrain

Stop it. :) Buy a cheapie silver prebuilt...

Stop it. :)

Buy a cheapie silver prebuilt freehub wheel for that price. I bet you could find a hub from Formula that is high flange.
08-10-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,877
Posted By GrainBrain

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,807
Posted By GrainBrain

Seen only one person with an EF jersey. Don't...

Seen only one person with an EF jersey. Don't really see many pro jerseys.

Saw one guy in full "Sagan 2017" attire: Bora-Hansgrohe shorts and white Bora top with the rainbow stripes. I thought...
08-06-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By GrainBrain

Well don't delete it post those catalogs!

Well don't delete it post those catalogs!
08-06-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,202
Posted By GrainBrain

I managed to finally get on the bike and riding...

I managed to finally get on the bike and riding by 3am. It's awesome, a truly magic hour of silence and peace.
Forum: Introductions
08-06-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 401
Posted By GrainBrain

Welcome! I have yet to ride the Sauk trail but I...

Welcome! I have yet to ride the Sauk trail but I have ridden my mtb around Whiterock and I've ridden the Racoon River valley trail.
08-04-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By GrainBrain

Pffft Bernal DNF'ed as well, what was his excuse?

Pffft Bernal DNF'ed as well, what was his excuse?
08-04-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By GrainBrain

Elia Viviani's form seems to be improving....

Elia Viviani's form seems to be improving. Surprised to not see Ewing able to contest the sprint today.
08-04-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,167
Posted By GrainBrain

https://youtu.be/5Fms_PvEgzA That TreGo...

https://youtu.be/5Fms_PvEgzA

That TreGo thing is absolutely bonkers! How does it ride with that leanable front suspension?
08-01-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,099
Posted By GrainBrain

Right? The article states his partner of twenty...

Right? The article states his partner of twenty years was in the dark!? Who are these people 'cause I got a bridge for sale!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,539
Posted By GrainBrain

Nothing about ceramic speed pulleys? Boo!

Nothing about ceramic speed pulleys? Boo!
Forum: Commuting
07-30-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,137
Posted By GrainBrain

Can you find it with a rigid front fork?

Can you find it with a rigid front fork?
07-30-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,275
Posted By GrainBrain

The only thing I'd swap out is the cassette for...

The only thing I'd swap out is the cassette for an 8 speed 13-26.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,539
Posted By GrainBrain

Bonus points for the troll post ending at solo...

Bonus points for the troll post ending at solo speeds of 19mph :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 22,661
Posted By GrainBrain

Out of all the bananas statements there I'll...

Out of all the bananas statements there I'll pickup on the "random carbon asploding" on the pro peloton to point out that Moscon's bike was run over by a car, not from the crash. But thanks for...
07-29-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,484
Posted By GrainBrain

Ohhhh my friend you need to watch what happened...

Ohhhh my friend you need to watch what happened then!

https://youtu.be/rWyfb3H7LEg

The final stage that year was the time trial, no sprint. He raced down to the line but was 8 seconds to slow,...
07-28-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,166
Posted By GrainBrain

https://youtu.be/gneaYxG1ZhY Great day for...

https://youtu.be/gneaYxG1ZhY

Great day for Columbians!
07-27-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,316
Posted By GrainBrain

I thought it would be awesome, the NBC guys...

I thought it would be awesome, the NBC guys discussed it and figured like you said if the gap was small like maybe 20 seconds. The thing also is that Bora, Jumbo and Ineos won't give up their...
07-27-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 9,281
Posted By GrainBrain

Ineos - The Word for Chemicals...

Ineos - The Word for Chemicals (https://www.ineos.com/)

Wow incredible day for Egan. Yellow, White, and if he wanted it the Polka dot jersey. Only 8 points down from Bardet! 22 years old, the...
07-26-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 9,281
Posted By GrainBrain

Just throwing it out there that Rigo should get...

Just throwing it out there that Rigo should get most combative for telling Nibali off and continuing to race :lol:
07-25-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,561
Posted By GrainBrain

Mas seems to be back in form to aid Juju. ...

Mas seems to be back in form to aid Juju.


My tinfoil hat is starting to tingle though.

Juju and the defunct army team? Mas getting sick then miraculously recovering for the Alps. No one...
07-25-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 9,281
Posted By GrainBrain

I and Rigo have both stayed consistent at 9th...

I and Rigo have both stayed consistent at 9th place. Which is really what racing is all about, consistency.

Oh Nairo you seriously could've been in yellow today! What a wonderful ride he had...
07-25-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,585
Posted By GrainBrain

What a crazy 20kms. I was glued to it as well....

What a crazy 20kms. I was glued to it as well. Quintana for an amazing stage win!
07-23-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,525
Posted By GrainBrain

I will this year with my NBCSN pass, what makes...

I will this year with my NBCSN pass, what makes it so "greater?" Genuinely curious as I really haven't watched it.

I'm hoping to see Lawson Craddock make a showing maybe?
07-23-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 9,281
Posted By GrainBrain

I also had Fuglsang, I hate seeing guys crash...

I also had Fuglsang, I hate seeing guys crash out!!

I'm down Van Garderen, Van Aert and now Fuglsang. Feel like I'm cursing these guys :eek:

Will I see a rise in the BF overall with my hopes of...
07-23-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 917
Posted By GrainBrain

What an incredible sprint by Ewan! Huge...

What an incredible sprint by Ewan! Huge disappointment for Fuglsang, especially after he held his bike up right in Liège–Bastogne–Liège.
07-22-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 9,281
Posted By GrainBrain

Stage 16 has an uncategorized hill right before...

Stage 16 has an uncategorized hill right before the flat finish, that could be interesting.

feel like quickstep is all in for Juju, we saw vivianni at the front during stage 15.

Last chance for...
07-21-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,117
Posted By GrainBrain

Uuhhh that's super gross:( Ugh!!

Uuhhh that's super gross:( Ugh!!
07-21-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,075
Posted By GrainBrain

Ah Rigo, still my favorite GC rider. Always seems...

Ah Rigo, still my favorite GC rider. Always seems like he's having fun. Oh well here's hoping for a top ten finish.

Maybe he'll get lucky and the current big names will blow up in the Alps.
...
07-21-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,561
Posted By GrainBrain

Totally agree with you on Phil and Paul. ...

Totally agree with you on Phil and Paul.

Interesting I have to disagree a bit though, I'm really starting to like Robbie and Matt. I think this tour they've really developed an outstanding...
07-21-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,956
Posted By GrainBrain

What an incredible read. I really enjoyed the...

What an incredible read. I really enjoyed the idea of you looking for your childhood house and the nostalgia of riding through that area of Pueblo.

I think you really lucked out and just missed...
07-21-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 734
Posted By GrainBrain

I like my road morph, doesn't take many pumps to...

I like my road morph, doesn't take many pumps to hit 85psi on my 25mm tires so it's not a big deal on 40mm at 40psi. I swap between my road bike and mtb with 2.2" tires. Considering I used to use an...
07-20-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,561
Posted By GrainBrain

Just checked out the final GC standings from this...

Just checked out the final GC standings from this years tour of Columbia, Juju was only three seconds off Rigo :eek:
07-20-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,394
Posted By GrainBrain

Reported.

Reported.
07-20-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,075
Posted By GrainBrain

Wow Alaphilippe under pressure and duress but...

Wow Alaphilippe under pressure and duress but more then holding his own. Too early to make much of anything, but have we found G's limit? Was this tactical?

But geeze almost half a minute lost to...
07-20-19, 05:22 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 9,281
Posted By GrainBrain

Rigo is going to start clawing back time in these...

Rigo is going to start clawing back time in these stages, I say he gets 30 seconds back against G. G and Alaphilippe will have a probable standoff. I'm wondering if Alaphilippe will try and play red...
07-19-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,394
Posted By GrainBrain

Meanwhile in the race for green... ...

Meanwhile in the race for green...
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07-19-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,525
Posted By GrainBrain

Lol "predictable" Maybe if Froome was in it....

Lol "predictable"

Maybe if Froome was in it. Geraint had a heck of a candid interview after this ITT stage!
07-19-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,394
Posted By GrainBrain

I watched Alaphilippe in the spring classics he...

I watched Alaphilippe in the spring classics he was awesome.

I'm very excited to see Uran do well!
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