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11-14-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 306
Posted By TMonk

My first SS/FG was a Fuji Royale conversion. I...

My first SS/FG was a Fuji Royale conversion. I then got a KHS Flite 100, then a Cannondale Capo, now a Wabi Classic. I've only been through one real track bike and that's a Dolan PreCursa which I...
Forum: Introductions
11-14-19, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By TMonk

Welcome brodycycle! Sounds like you have a big...

Welcome brodycycle! Sounds like you have a big knowledge base of cycling you can share with us!!!
11-13-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 24,490
Views: 1,961,554
Posted By TMonk

It's been a lovely afternoon of hanging out and...

It's been a lovely afternoon of hanging out and doing chores at home and relaxing after my big ride (PTO day). Kicked down 92 miles with 4k' elevation in about 5.5 hrs (rolling) time earlier.
...
11-13-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4,221
Views: 209,919
Posted By TMonk

Didn't there used to be an Eating Status thread?...

Didn't there used to be an Eating Status thread? Anyway, it's been a lovely afternoon of hanging out and doing chores at home and relaxing after my big ride (PTO day).

Made some chicken parmigiana...
11-13-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 306
Posted By TMonk

I started riding fixed first in college (~2006)....

I started riding fixed first in college (~2006). Repeated knee and foot injuries from running pushed me toward riding more, and I soon purchased a cheap road bike, joined the collegiate racing team...
11-13-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4,221
Views: 209,919
Posted By TMonk

SDBC is a pretty good community. The club at...

SDBC is a pretty good community. The club at large has over 800 members, the dues of which are used to partially fund the racing teams. Anyone can join, but there are race day and volunteer...
11-13-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13,999
Views: 750,486
Posted By TMonk

Wanted a long one today without having to get up...

Wanted a long one today without having to get up early and hustle a work day around it, so I took the day off and ended up with 5.5 of low z2. I had planned on more (distance and AP), but my legs...
Forum: Introductions
11-13-19, 12:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By TMonk

Welcome. As mentioned in your other thread,...

Welcome. As mentioned in your other thread, please note that you need an upgraded membership in order to sell items on BikeForums. A link to purchase (with a 30 day free trial) can be found here:
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Forum: Introductions
11-12-19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By TMonk

Welcome to bikeforums!

Welcome to bikeforums!
11-12-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13,999
Views: 750,486
Posted By TMonk

Baseline FTP test this morning, rode a...

Baseline FTP test this morning, rode a conservative 295 w for 20 min at 147 lbs this morning. Same starting point as last year. If I'm able to replicate last year's fitness, I should drop a few lbs...
11-12-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13,999
Views: 750,486
Posted By TMonk

I have no idea what my miles are b/c I don't...

I have no idea what my miles are b/c I don't track dirt or velodrome miles, but that sounds a lot, nice work FF.
11-11-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4,221
Views: 209,919
Posted By TMonk

It was nice to meet you as well! Liz and I...

It was nice to meet you as well! Liz and I thoroughly enjoyed your company and conversation. We'll let you know if we ever end up in your neck of the woods, and be sure to do the same if you come...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 26,607
Views: 16,433,963
Posted By TMonk

Closing this thread for a bit of cleanup. Let's...

Closing this thread for a bit of cleanup. Let's try to play nice people.
11-09-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 185,412
Posted By TMonk

Cool (albeit slow) take on this number from the...

Cool (albeit slow) take on this number from the musical "Oklahoma"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uWjRuDa6-M
11-08-19, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4,221
Views: 209,919
Posted By TMonk

yikes! Hopefully it was incident free outside of...

yikes! Hopefully it was incident free outside of verbal altercation.
11-07-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4,221
Views: 209,919
Posted By TMonk

Come out next year! You've got a place to stay...

Come out next year! You've got a place to stay 30 min from the start :)
11-07-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4,221
Views: 209,919
Posted By TMonk

I also know MMX (Michael) as I was on the first...

I also know MMX (Michael) as I was on the first year of the Spy Elite cycling team when that was still a thing and when he was still the CEO. He had a lot of funds for us an even though we were 3's...
11-06-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13,999
Views: 750,486
Posted By TMonk

Third day of this easy week, second day of...

Third day of this easy week, second day of riding. Legs still a bit stiff/sore, but mentally I felt great and I can feel my testosterone levels surging back up. I ended last week totally drained,...
Forum: Introductions
11-06-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By TMonk

We are indeed spoiled here! Welcome...

We are indeed spoiled here! Welcome Mitchell1970, San Diego native here (Vista). Just rode Fallbrook, Couser Canyon and Valley Center last weekend, will probably be on the 101 this weekend. Great...
Forum: Introductions
11-06-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By TMonk

Welcome Charlsouma! You may find that there are...

Welcome Charlsouma! You may find that there are better online marketplaces for parts purchase, especially with your location. We welcome you to join in our many discussion about cycling! What kind...
11-04-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13,999
Views: 750,486
Posted By TMonk

839 TSS for the week. I'm tired.

839 TSS for the week. I'm tired.
10-31-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13,999
Views: 750,486
Posted By TMonk

^ yikes. And I thought it was cold here in...

^
yikes.

And I thought it was cold here in SD with my 49 F start this morning...

The lady is out of town travelling with a friend in Morocco for 10 days, so I took the opportunity to do a...
Forum: Introductions
10-31-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By TMonk

Welcome javanman123! I also ride MTB and road.

Welcome javanman123! I also ride MTB and road.
Forum: Introductions
10-31-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By TMonk

Hi Bianchi, Welcome to bikeforums! We look...

Hi Bianchi,

Welcome to bikeforums! We look forward to the pictures. Just FYI, there is a 10-post minimum before new users can post pictures. This is to prevent spam and the like. Find some...
10-29-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,790
Posted By TMonk

I agree, especially about the open-minded part -...

I agree, especially about the open-minded part - PM's work for some people, but not for others. I also think the whole racing thing is sort of besides the point. Power meters are for those who wish...
Forum: Introductions
10-29-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By TMonk

Welcome Phil. I look forward to seeing pictures...

Welcome Phil. I look forward to seeing pictures of some bikes!
10-27-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 59,151
Posted By TMonk

cool bike, dope Enve bars too. I want some like...

cool bike, dope Enve bars too. I want some like it for my MTB. Also, the Paul lever is trick.
10-22-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4,221
Views: 209,919
Posted By TMonk

+1 be sure to reach out topflightpro

+1 be sure to reach out topflightpro
10-21-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 59,151
Posted By TMonk

beautiful Makino ethet!!!

beautiful Makino ethet!!!
Forum: Introductions
10-21-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By TMonk

Ha! Welcome to BikeForums GBearFan. I bet if...

Ha! Welcome to BikeForums GBearFan. I bet if you check out the Classic And Vintage subforum, you will find other "old Peugeot owners" :)
10-18-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13,999
Views: 750,486
Posted By TMonk

20' high Z4 on Fiesta then 1 VO2 max interval up...

20' high Z4 on Fiesta then 1 VO2 max interval up Bachman on the way back. Packing up now to head up to Mt. Laguna for the weekend - the SDMBA "Trail Fest" demo weekend. Plan on getting two more 1-2...
10-18-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 24,490
Views: 1,961,554
Posted By TMonk

good luck, and make sure to post pics

good luck, and make sure to post pics
Forum: Introductions
10-17-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By TMonk

Welcome TheLizard!!!

Welcome TheLizard!!!
Forum: Introductions
10-17-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By TMonk

Welcome to BikeForums Calio!!!

Welcome to BikeForums Calio!!!
10-15-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 185,412
Posted By TMonk

Well, not to move back to the more modern...

Well, not to move back to the more modern impressionists/romantics, but I just cannot stop thinking of the lovely passapeid (Debussy). It's been stuck in my head all day, as certain melodies tend to...
10-14-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 35,399
Posted By TMonk

Congrats! I had a wedding Saturday so we took it...

Congrats! I had a wedding Saturday so we took it easy on Sunday morning, otherwise I would have shown up to race and volunteer.
10-13-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13,999
Views: 750,486
Posted By TMonk

Another ~90 min ride today, TT bike this time. ...

Another ~90 min ride today, TT bike this time. Brought the saddle up about 1 cm and the bars up about 1 inch. Wow, what a difference. Was comfortable staying in position and putting it down for a...
Forum: Introductions
10-13-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By TMonk

Welcome Flaroc01! I am also a subscriber to the...

Welcome Flaroc01! I am also a subscriber to the n+1 rule as well, with 7 bike here, although I'm looking to give one away soon to a local charity.
Forum: Introductions
10-13-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By TMonk

Welcome to BF notgr. Sounds like you have quite...

Welcome to BF notgr. Sounds like you have quite the collection and I look forward to some pictures after the 10 post minimum!

-Tmonk, a forum moderator
10-12-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13,999
Views: 750,486
Posted By TMonk

90 min on the MTB this morning, basically TT'd my...

90 min on the MTB this morning, basically TT'd my canyon work commute (and back). SST (by heart rate) on the road and few open trail sections, spiky on the techy and hilly stuff.
10-11-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 13,999
Views: 750,486
Posted By TMonk

Awesome, thank you!!!!

Awesome, thank you!!!!
10-10-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,446
Posted By TMonk

MTB, Track, Fixed (Road), TT, 2x Road ...

MTB,
Track,
Fixed (Road),
TT,
2x Road

For 6 bikes in total. A new MTB would be nice but not on the radar anytime soon; if I did I would turn the old one into a fully rigid SS.
10-10-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13,999
Views: 750,486
Posted By TMonk

I did get a free aero "consultation" by a...

I did get a free aero "consultation" by a friend's coach (Semper Porro) and he said that same thing - I could stand to raise my saddle a bit. I had it set to the height on my road bike while measured...
10-10-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13,999
Views: 750,486
Posted By TMonk

Interesting. What kind of tools did you use? ...

Interesting. What kind of tools did you use? Are tolerances very important? I have a machine shop available to me at work so I might be interested in giving this a shot.
10-10-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13,999
Views: 750,486
Posted By TMonk

TT bike this morning, just up and down some long...

TT bike this morning, just up and down some long stretches of road in Clairemont/Kearney Mesa by work.

Pushed the saddle forward and tilted up just a tad and it did wonders for my position - I'm...
10-09-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13,999
Views: 750,486
Posted By TMonk

Thanks, yeah I figured in addition to tweaking a...

Thanks, yeah I figured in addition to tweaking a couple things, I just need time. I think I might try some shorter cranks too based on the things that I've read online. Currently riding 170's, I do...
10-08-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13,999
Views: 750,486
Posted By TMonk

Couple more hot laps on the TT bike this AM,...

Couple more hot laps on the TT bike this AM, bracketing with a commute to work. I need to figure out a way to stop sliding so fwd on the saddle. Also my arms hurt. Will post some pics in the TT...
10-06-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13,999
Views: 750,486
Posted By TMonk

Yep, I'm tired now. But in a good way.

Yep, I'm tired now. But in a good way.
Forum: Introductions
10-05-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By TMonk

Welcome H2Orat, fellow SoCal road and MTB rider...

Welcome H2Orat, fellow SoCal road and MTB rider here! LMK if I can offer any advice as it pertains to road and track riding and racing in SoCal!
Forum: Introductions
10-05-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By TMonk

Welcome BicycleThesis! Cool way to get into...

Welcome BicycleThesis! Cool way to get into cycling IMO. Hopefully you can find lots of empirical information here to support your work :)
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