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02-17-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,922
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:
02-16-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,922
Posted By Moishe

Something very similar to what happened to this...

Something very similar to what happened to this cyclist happened to me once. At 6:57pm one Saturday in a small town on the Connecticut coast, I parked my car on a nearly empty street near a sign that...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 966
Posted By Moishe

I raised the the same issue a few weeks ago, also...

I raised the the same issue a few weeks ago, also involving a purchase of a Stages power meter. A 2.5mm increase in crank length increases your peddle distance between the top and bottom of your...
02-07-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,392
Posted By Moishe

Yep. Hand me some of that.

Yep. Hand me some of that.
02-06-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,537
Posted By Moishe

I tried a Craiglisted spin bike for two winters...

I tried a Craiglisted spin bike for two winters and found it nearly useless and extremely tedious. In my opinion--and I emphasize that--your own bike on a trainer with Zwift is much more useful, much...
02-05-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 803
Posted By Moishe

I'm 68 and I've been averaging 4,000 miles a year...

I'm 68 and I've been averaging 4,000 miles a year for the past five years in the modest rolling hills of southern Connecticut. I bought a new Domane a year ago with cyclocross cranks 46/34 and with a...
02-05-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,392
Posted By Moishe

Holy crap indeed, Maalox! It would help if you’d...

Holy crap indeed, Maalox! It would help if you’d at least tone it down a few notches. You don't talk that way to the folk you sleep next to under that bridge, do you? They’d beat the crap out of you.
02-05-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,392
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: 47
Views: 1,919
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: 3,392
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: 3,392
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, 03:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,392
Posted By Moishe

Cool

Cool
02-02-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,392
Posted By Moishe

Well God bless you for your hope, oh my beloved...

Well God bless you for your hope, oh my beloved Brother in Biking. One should never lose hope. It would be stupid to do so. Even if you're stupid anyway, even if you're stupid enough to throw that...
02-02-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,919
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...
02-02-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,392
Posted By Moishe

Hey fellas, c’mon. There’s no need to get our...

Hey fellas, c’mon. There’s no need to get our noses all out of joint in a tangential discussion about mud biking. Let’s just assume I’m right about road biking and drop the subject. It would be...
02-01-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,392
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,...
01-31-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,519
Posted By Moishe

Don’t worry about it. One of the great benefits...

Don’t worry about it. One of the great benefits of being dead is that you don’t have to worry about anything. It’s something we should all look forward to.
...
01-30-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,392
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, 03:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,799
Posted By Moishe

Yes, $10/yr. I've been paying for it many years...

Yes, $10/yr. I've been paying for it many years and it'd be worth it to me at five times the price. If you carry an iphone anyway, there's no better cycling computer. However, if you're in an area...
01-29-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,799
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: 1,853
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: 45
Views: 1,578
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: 834
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: 1,735
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: 444
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]
01-21-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By Moishe

Oh Carbonfiberboy, thou art truly wise in the...

Oh Carbonfiberboy, thou art truly wise in the ways of cycling biomechanics and pedal stroke. In this connection, I want to bring to the attention of the American people and you a truly fascinating...
01-20-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,326
Posted By Moishe

Another thing to consider if you have continuing...

Another thing to consider if you have continuing saddle fit issues is saddle pressure mapping, which is available at most bike fitters.


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01-19-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,326
Posted By Moishe

Okay, let me elaborate on my recent post above....

Okay, let me elaborate on my recent post above. If you are experiencing unbearable sitbone pain in less than eight continuous hours of riding, you have not tried hard enough, in my humble opinion, to...
01-18-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,326
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, 12:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 559
Posted By Moishe

The most sophisticated fitting system in my...

The most sophisticated fitting system in my experience is based on the “Guru” machine, which can replicate any combination of body requirements and adjust and tweak them as you're pedaling. The...
01-16-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 358
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: 543
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, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 543
Posted By Moishe

Change crank length for $50 per millimeter?

I never paid any attention to crank length until last week, when I bought a newly affordable Stages Ultegra left crank power meter for $350, and I noticed that my one-year-old Trek Domain has 175mm...
01-14-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,026
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.
01-14-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By Moishe

Cranks: $100 for a lousy 2.5mm

I never paid any attention to crank length until last week, when I bought a newly affordable Stages left Ultegra crank power meter for $350. I learned that my one-year-old Trek Domain has 175mm...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By Moishe

This is exactly what Greta Thunberg has been...

This is exactly what Greta Thunberg has been talking about. Today was another oppressively hot day in Connecticut in the middle of January. Once again, my real-life avatar was forced out into the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
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...
01-07-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By Moishe

Heck, yeah! And that’s not even the half of it. ...

Heck, yeah! And that’s not even the half of it. At the end of the whole thing, you’re ******g dead!
01-07-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By Moishe

News flash: Geezer Bikers Don’t Get Old

Geezer “cyclists did not show their age. On almost all measures, their physical functioning remained fairly stable across the decades and was much closer to that of young adults than of people their...
01-05-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,018
Posted By Moishe

Well, gee whiz. I guess this goes to show that...

Well, gee whiz. I guess this goes to show that bad advice is widely available on the East Coast, and here on Bikeforums.
01-05-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,018
Posted By Moishe

Cycling knee pain is a very big, complex topic. ...

Cycling knee pain is a very big, complex topic. Google it and you could spend hundreds of hours reading about it. But although cycling knee pain has a very wide variety of distinct possible causes,...
01-04-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,018
Posted By Moishe

I started riding seriously at 62. In the six...

I started riding seriously at 62. In the six years since I’ve had four professional bike fittings, and all came up with distinctly different recommendations. First, do not take your LBS fitter on...
01-02-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,442
Posted By Moishe

You‘re making a mistake, ‘Girl. Exercise numbs...

You‘re making a mistake, ‘Girl. Exercise numbs the mind and kills the soul. I ride a bike thousands of miles a year because I hate to exercise. In the winter, I ride my very own bike on a trainer...
01-02-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,439
Posted By Moishe

Sixty?! You’re just a kid!

Sixty?! You’re just a kid!
01-01-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By Moishe

No, Krane, I’m still using an old vintage Shimano...

No, Krane, I’m still using an old vintage Shimano 105 manual kitty litter box. But I am happy to report that I have now fulfilled my New Year’s resolution! I can relax for the rest of the year.
01-01-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By Moishe

This year New Year’s Day falls on a Wednesday,...

This year New Year’s Day falls on a Wednesday, which is when I usually do the weekly kitty-litter-box changing. That is my New Year’s resolution. Out with the old poopy smelly kitty litter, in with...
12-31-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,576
Posted By Moishe

Yawn? Chainstay, you are narcoleptic, oh my...

Yawn? Chainstay, you are narcoleptic, oh my brother in geezer road biking.
12-31-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,445
Posted By Moishe

Yeah, Dude, Sy is absolutely right. Your problem...

Yeah, Dude, Sy is absolutely right. Your problem all along has been that you spent far too much time on other people’s bikes. I mean, yeah, I’ve given the occasional rider my one and only spare...
12-31-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,576
Posted By Moishe

Hey! I already told you both time and distance. ...

Hey! I already told you both time and distance.


...
12-31-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,445
Posted By Moishe

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdcJrFMGoAI&app=de...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdcJrFMGoAI&app=desktop
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