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02-19-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,282
Posted By superdex

what's the beer intake? have you talked to...

what's the beer intake?

have you talked to your doctor about allergies/gluten/dairy sensitivities?
02-18-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 920
Posted By superdex

any ole cotton cycling cap works for me -- if...

any ole cotton cycling cap works for me -- if it's soaked to the point of dripping, I've been on the trainer too long.

also make sure you have a box fan or other forced air --I have mine under the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,974
Posted By superdex

Oh. Wrong forum lol ;) (personally, I...

Oh. Wrong forum lol ;)


(personally, I went the backpack route, fwiw)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 01:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,974
Posted By superdex

There's a lot of fairway between a fast...

There's a lot of fairway between a fast commuter/bikepacking/gravel/cx rig and a full touring frame. Don't fool yourself that you have to go Surly Long Haul Trucker.

For around $600, you can pick...
Forum: Introductions
02-14-20, 01:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By superdex

Welcome! CO is a pretty bike-friendly state, I'm...

Welcome! CO is a pretty bike-friendly state, I'm surprised you've been chased off the pavement. Take a look around, and enjoy--
02-05-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By superdex

Beautiful -- just the kinda discussion I was...

Beautiful -- just the kinda discussion I was hoping for. I agree for the casual cycling fans, watching them fly in at 40+mph is far more exciting than the roll out. --I've had to explain what Km 0...
01-28-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By superdex

A few apps have a free version, then a free...

A few apps have a free version, then a free trial, but if you want the plans, that's the sauce they want money for. Pay for sufferfest or trainerroad for a month or two, write down the workouts, and...
01-25-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By superdex

Attending TdF: Start town or finish town?

Hey gang, I have a question that The Goog is evading me somewhat. We're going to be in France next summer, coincidentally during a certain stage race --which is awesome and kind of an accident. We're...
Forum: Introductions
01-13-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By superdex

welcome! lotsa CO folks here, enjoy--

welcome! lotsa CO folks here, enjoy--
Forum: Foo
01-02-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 752
Posted By superdex

If you're being strict, it's neither. But, we're...

If you're being strict, it's neither. But, we're human and I can totally relate. Vodka would be my choice. Or bourbon.
12-31-19, 12:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,102
Posted By superdex

Niner RLT Steel 2 star. ...

Niner RLT Steel 2 star.

https://ninerbikes.com/products/rlt-9-steel?variant=29543507394658
12-23-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,139
Posted By superdex

I was a Giro-head, or at least thought I was....

I was a Giro-head, or at least thought I was. Their size L helmets also fit me a little large as well. After much research, I went with a Bontrager Velocis in a *M* --winter headgear is a little...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-19, 12:40 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,089
Posted By superdex

buy a house at the top of a hill?

buy a house at the top of a hill?
Forum: Touring
12-05-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By superdex

I'd love to go touring. That setup looks sweet....

I'd love to go touring. That setup looks sweet. if it were me, I'd just go with an android tablet and call it done?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,778
Posted By superdex

Was the weather really bad? If you were a bike...

Was the weather really bad? If you were a bike shop, would you want the risk of someone test-riding a bike and falling on ice/snow/whatev? Seems kinda reasonable to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,690
Posted By superdex

whatever you do, please don't think you have to...

whatever you do, please don't think you have to use a new DA cassette. If you replace it, replace with a 105 or Ultegra instead.
11-26-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,590
Posted By superdex

Bonking is different than fasted rides.

Bonking is different than fasted rides.
11-26-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,149
Posted By superdex

Strava. Bonus for tracking other activities too....

Strava. Bonus for tracking other activities too. You can also mark your activities private if you don't want to be bothered with the social aspects...
11-26-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,142
Posted By superdex

For some, Amazon is just another channel. You'll...

For some, Amazon is just another channel. You'll see stuff from Backcountry, Velomine, etc on there. If you don't recognize the brand, that's when I'd be very skeptical and do research outside of...
11-25-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By superdex

nice ride. check your saddle tilt :thumb:

nice ride. check your saddle tilt :thumb:
11-14-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,038
Posted By superdex

so, does wearing a jersey mentioned in a 6-yr old...

so, does wearing a jersey mentioned in a 6-yr old article make it retro?
Forum: Foo
11-08-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,670
Posted By superdex

Loved his family, rode his bike. ...

Loved his family, rode his bike.








(it is BF, afterall, even if this is Foo)
Forum: Texas
11-05-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,916
Posted By superdex

Thumbs up :beer: that makes all the sense in the world. And...

:beer: that makes all the sense in the world. And how I felt about Colorado before moving here. Check out Denton (seriously). I'd say McKinney but the Plano sprawl has caught up to it by now....
11-05-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,251
Posted By superdex

One of the crowd (and my) favorites at the...

One of the crowd (and my) favorites at the Buffalo Classic (Univ Colorado Boulder's annual century ride) is yukon gold potatoes. At mile 75 they were fantastic
11-05-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,251
Posted By superdex

For what length ride?

For what length ride?
Forum: Texas
11-04-19, 09:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,916
Posted By superdex

We all skipped the key question: Why...

We all skipped the key question:



Why Texas?



The hard part is it sounds like you're asking for competing items: small town with lots of bike paths. I haven't lived in TX for 15yrs or so,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,208
Views: 227,440
Posted By superdex

That's really clean :thumb:

That's really clean :thumb:
10-02-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,025
Posted By superdex

First of all, welcome to a really enjoyable part...

First of all, welcome to a really enjoyable part of the hobby :)

I've built a number of bikes, and I've never faced anything. I wouldn't worry about it.

Leave the steerer length to the very...
09-27-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,024
Posted By superdex

speedsuit

speedsuit
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,587
Posted By superdex

Like the one from ENVE? (unless I'm...

Like the one from ENVE? (unless I'm misunderstanding your statement. This is what I have in my fork atm, and it works just great)

https://vimeo.com/120504198
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,587
Posted By superdex

This. Because there's too many spacers. Lower the...

This. Because there's too many spacers. Lower the stem by removing the spacers, and flip it the other way. Boom best of all worlds.
Forum: Foo
09-24-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By superdex

I did. I don't regret it. I had a 6, and I...

I did. I don't regret it.

I had a 6, and I knew it was time to upgrade when another parent at baseball practice opened his email, searched and located the email we were trying to find, and I was...
09-09-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,561
Posted By superdex

This sport is far more than "pro wanna-be vs...

This sport is far more than "pro wanna-be vs retrogrouch" Please stop basing arguments on the premise that everyone must fall only into one or the other.




fify

You don't need to wear tight...
09-04-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,757
Posted By superdex

(not enough posts, you'll get there) RC...

(not enough posts, you'll get there)

RC Interceptor 19 - White Bikes (http://whitebikes.com/bikes/rc-interceptor-19/)

Wait -whut?

Listen, kid: that bike ain't holding you back. move along,...
09-03-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,561
Posted By superdex

Those are underwear. (please) don't wear them by...

Those are underwear. (please) don't wear them by themselves. Instead, get some 'real' cycling shorts and that will help.

Basically, at some point, you just get over it. Or not. no big whoop.

...
09-03-19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,374
Posted By superdex

Congrats on the weight loss! it's a huge...

Congrats on the weight loss! it's a huge accomplishment.

from what I've learned, endurance sports need carbs. kinda captain obvious, but they do. personally, I tend to believe a 100% keto diet is...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-19, 11:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,876
Posted By superdex

more people will stop and comment on the Zig Zag...

more people will stop and comment on the Zig Zag than the Kona. That's good or bad, up to you.
08-31-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,407
Posted By superdex

I came across this list a while ago. Note: you...

I came across this list a while ago. Note: you have to provide your own nutritional guidance: https://efficiencyiseverything.com/calorie-per-dollar-list/
08-27-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,288
Posted By superdex

I use a Polar H10 -- it transmits bluetooth/ant+...

I use a Polar H10 -- it transmits bluetooth/ant+ so I can pair it with either my phone or cycling computer. It's not as old school as you think.
08-26-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,828
Posted By superdex

There's also a camelbak -- I know in the heat it...

There's also a camelbak -- I know in the heat it may not be super comfy to have one on your back, but if grabbing the mouthpiece and sipping with both hands on the bike is easier, go for it :thumb:...
08-23-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,828
Posted By superdex

Yep, you're ready to add carbs to your diet,...

Yep, you're ready to add carbs to your diet, especially regarding anything longer than say, 25mi. That's the hardest balance I think when trying to lose weight and perform/progress with an endurance...
08-23-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,828
Posted By superdex

Depends on the type of ride and length. I will...

Depends on the type of ride and length. I will mix in fasted rides in the morning (not eating anything) for metabolism training...
08-22-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,828
Posted By superdex

how is your hydration the day/night before? ...

how is your hydration the day/night before?

Sounds like you had 2-3 bottles over 50 miles? Might be too little. Might be okay, depending on you. (In the FL heat, I'd probably be closer to 4-5 24oz...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,930
Posted By superdex

That you haven't all 4 ridden together may cause...

That you haven't all 4 ridden together may cause you to have a 3-person paceline somewhere around mile 75. Even though it's not competitive, it does help to have everyone on the same page.

If wind...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 893
Views: 115,707
Posted By superdex

I was talking about the wall color :p :lol:

I was talking about the wall color :p :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 893
Views: 115,707
Posted By superdex

2 things: 1) it's a beautiful build. Nicely...

2 things:

1) it's a beautiful build. Nicely done

2) We had that paint color (Latte, I presume?). We just redid the whole house to Accessible Beige. Big difference (the house just felt closed in...
08-14-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,983
Posted By superdex

If it's an organized club ride, there is most...

If it's an organized club ride, there is most likely a waiver that each rider has signed prior to the ride (either as part of the membership, or ad-hoc at the ride start). Which makes it hard to join...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,335
Posted By superdex

a pic for reference (100mm stem) ...

a pic for reference (100mm stem)

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/309x393/sgd_goodship_9d01ebcc447269dbf915fad1b2cadf80770df620.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,335
Posted By superdex

a zombie lives! I'm between 6'2" and 6'3"...

a zombie lives!

I'm between 6'2" and 6'3" and bought a 58cm electric blue Goodship frameset over the winter, and built it up this spring. It's a great ride -- quick handling and comfortable all...
08-13-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,954
Posted By superdex

all in the heart of town -- you did a good job of...

all in the heart of town -- you did a good job of making it look inviting!
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