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Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 27,244
Posted By LAJ

I'm very much for preparing for the future, but I...

I'm very much for preparing for the future, but I still believe one has to live life while one still can enjoy life. I know it didn't seem like it, but buying our Tacoma's served that purpose on both...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 27,244
Posted By LAJ

I ran the old Rangers to 4500 miles on Castrol...

I ran the old Rangers to 4500 miles on Castrol High Mileage, which is a blend. I did valve cover gaskets on them prior to selling, and the insides looked delicious. I know that's not the best...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 27,244
Posted By LAJ

The TT bike doesn't get ridden much, and it's...

The TT bike doesn't get ridden much, and it's clean, so popping the chain off and throwing it in the pot is nothing. Depending on which bike I ride, I keep track, and toss it in when it's time. As...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 27,244
Posted By LAJ

I have numerous KMC links in reserve because...

I have numerous KMC links in reserve because they've always done me well. Plus, if you're one of those chain-waxxers, ya gotta have em.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 27,244
Posted By LAJ

If you don't shoot high, they aren't really goals.

If you don't shoot high, they aren't really goals.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 27,244
Posted By LAJ

Survival is my goal for 2021. A podium would...

Survival is my goal for 2021.

A podium would be nice too.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 27,244
Posted By LAJ

Who knew? ...

Who knew?


https://ourcommunitynow.com/local-culture/claim-to-fame-denver-invented-outdoor-christmas-lighting-in-the-early-1900s
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 27,244
Posted By LAJ

You must be new here.

You must be new here.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 27,244
Posted By LAJ

I absolutely get that. There is no...

I absolutely get that. There is no procrastination allowed when you only have 15-30 minutes before you must be on the trainer in order to make work. That said, I'm very good at doing all I can, like...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 27,244
Posted By LAJ

Go lift some weights. For some reason, that has...

Go lift some weights. For some reason, that has been a help to that voice in my head.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 27,244
Posted By LAJ

"Twice the bike for only $600.00 more" ...

"Twice the bike for only $600.00 more"

That's how I would have played it had the original choice been disappeared. I have agonized a bit too long and had to employ tactical explanations.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 27,244
Posted By LAJ

Way cool. Plus, he does it right. Doing so he...

Way cool. Plus, he does it right. Doing so he can have the cool tools is the correct attitude.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 27,244
Posted By LAJ

Right now I can't answer that, simply because I...

Right now I can't answer that, simply because I haven't tried.

I also do a thing called Tractor Pulls, which is aptly named.... 53x11 Sitting, at a stop, full gas for 20",1' rest x 10 Those...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 27,244
Posted By LAJ

Or doing 5x6' 105% @50 Cadence. I better be...

Or doing 5x6' 105% @50 Cadence.

I better be able to pick up a corner of the house when I'm done with this strength phase, or I'll be disappointed.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 27,244
Posted By LAJ

Not a frozen lake. ...

Not a frozen lake.


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Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 27,244
Posted By LAJ

Winter Cycling ...

Winter Cycling


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Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 27,244
Posted By LAJ

We started in the low 20's and ended in the low...

We started in the low 20's and ended in the low 40's. Holy cow, what an improvement over the previous years, what with 70 mile gusts last year, and single digits the year before. It was a great...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

Happy New Year All!

Happy New Year All!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

Happy New Year Velo Vol . I am.

Happy New Year Velo Vol . I am.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

Just plain shoes? That's weird.

Just plain shoes? That's weird.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

I have more bike shoes than plain shoes. Or...

I have more bike shoes than plain shoes. Or pedestrian shoes. Or whatever those things are called.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

Wonderful, MoAlpha. Nicely said. Merry...

Wonderful, MoAlpha. Nicely said.

Merry Christmas All!

Being on a rest week is a delicious gift.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

We already knew that.

We already knew that.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

To do RAAM well, you need a crew that is as much...

To do RAAM well, you need a crew that is as much physical help as mental health.

I think the Trans Am racers are even more crazy, because they only have the voices in their head, or the voice on...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

This is the US bike race equivalent. It's much...

This is the US bike race equivalent. It's much different that RAAM.

Trans Am Bike Race – The premier self supported road race across the United States (https://transambikerace.com/)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

I agree. I thought it was very well done,...

I agree. I thought it was very well done, simply because it highlighted the hardness of the sport, without grinding it into the ground. It threw the spotlight on the fun, and unconventional that is...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

If All Y'All haven't seen "All For One" , you...

If All Y'All haven't seen "All For One" , you need to. You'll thank me later.

All For One (imdb.com) (https://www.imdb.com/video/vi1692055833?ref_=tt_pv_vi_aiv_1)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

No coasting, pedaling constantly @65-70% of FTP,...

No coasting, pedaling constantly @65-70% of FTP, and 4+ hours.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

210 TSS ride today. Man, I was ready to call Mrs....

210 TSS ride today. Man, I was ready to call Mrs. LAJ about 3 hours in, but made it home. Nasty nasty wind today.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

Restaurant and bar life is a different lifestyle....

Restaurant and bar life is a different lifestyle. The hours aren't normal, and there's like an underground deal where you know every place that will keep the drinks coming, even after closing.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

I'm not ascared.

I'm not ascared.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

There will always be rim brake stuff out there....

There will always be rim brake stuff out there. Same with 10 speed, and all the rest of the obsoleted things. Other than Ultegra 6770, that is.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

And most importantly, whatever will be, will be.

And most importantly, whatever will be, will be.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

If that snow blower were a car, I would be...

If that snow blower were a car, I would be looking at the fuel tank pick up for clogs. As it sucks fuel, it will gather debris, once it shuts off, the suction is gone and the debris falls away. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

My attorney told me.... "Not accepting those...

My attorney told me.... "Not accepting those certified letters is the only smart thing you've done in these past few years. There's no sense in accepting those. They mean nothing but trouble."
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

Tell them to take a beetroot supplement.

Tell them to take a beetroot supplement.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HHVm7UFxoBM&featur...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HHVm7UFxoBM&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

Velo Vol loves him some gratUitoUs "U".

Velo Vol loves him some gratUitoUs "U".
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

Ugly? No doubt. Well to do? I drove a 1998...

Ugly? No doubt.

Well to do? I drove a 1998 Ranger for a very long time.... Mrs. LAJ at least had a 99. No electrical Porsche's here.

Dusty? Bring it on.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

https://www.birddogdistributing.com/?gclid=EAIaIQo...

https://www.birddogdistributing.com/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIjPvC1OfN7QIVyFPVCh0smgx_EAAYASAAEgKUL_D_BwE
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

I don't ever want a kidney stone again. Ever....

I don't ever want a kidney stone again. Ever. Since I had no clue what I was suffering from, I drove myself to the ER. It was at that moment I decided stop lights are stupid, though I get the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

I drank a glass or two of decaf iced tea every...

I drank a glass or two of decaf iced tea every night for quite a while. I stopped after I was the recipient of a kidney stone, and have never looked back. The google told me to stop, so I did.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

Very Speaking of sad-A blow up graveyard. ...

Very

Speaking of sad-A blow up graveyard.

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

If ****zu were a full size dog, it would be...

If ****zu were a full size dog, it would be outlawed, and Pits would be considered lapdogs in comparison. That goes for many of the mini-type breeds....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

People are weird.

People are weird.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

That looks.... Big. Will that blow your...

That looks.... Big.

Will that blow your hair back like the Bose advertisement?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

Point him to Pro's Closet for one of those...

Point him to Pro's Closet for one of those Allied's. Those check all the boxes, except for the point you were making. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

Out and back so there is no tailwind advantage.

Out and back so there is no tailwind advantage.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 186,906
Posted By LAJ

I've come to find there may be more dumb out...

I've come to find there may be more dumb out there that we ever could have imagined.
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