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12-26-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,058
Posted By Garfield Cat

For So Cal, the ideal way is to have a change of...

For So Cal, the ideal way is to have a change of clothes somewhere during the ride when the sun begins to warm up the air. If riding solo, it would be rather difficult. If riding in a "somewhat"...
11-04-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,224
Posted By Garfield Cat

Try to set an example to the drivers. At...

Try to set an example to the drivers.

At stop lights, make sure the drivers behind you may turn right without waiting for you to move over.

At 4 way stop signs, don't use track stands, instead...
10-27-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By Garfield Cat

Helicopter streaming feed by the local news...

Helicopter streaming feed by the local news helicopters

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0sHD5tIA9zQ
09-05-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 587
Posted By Garfield Cat

No torque wrench. The carbon frame has a metal...

No torque wrench. The carbon frame has a metal sleeve for the bolts.
08-26-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,710
Posted By Garfield Cat

Not only that but I use that 5 gallon bucket like...

Not only that but I use that 5 gallon bucket like the one I see at Home Depot. I don't fill it up to the top but just enough to use laundry liquid and cold water to soak the clothes. While soaking,...
07-26-20, 05:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,319
Posted By Garfield Cat

At 70 years, if you cannot safely negotiate road,...

At 70 years, if you cannot safely negotiate road, then off-road will just present even more skill level demands. Stay on the Lemond and actually enjoy it on the road. Can east of Austin TX be that...
07-24-20, 05:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,718
Posted By Garfield Cat

You don't need to get stronger. Just ride. The...

You don't need to get stronger. Just ride. The stronger comes with the riding. If riding is not fun, then it won't last. Keep it fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 04:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 877
Posted By Garfield Cat

Body geometry and ride style. Much has been...

Body geometry and ride style. Much has been discussed by fitters on the body geometry with the millimeter width sizes. What needs to be understood is how the rider actually changes sitting...
07-24-20, 04:00 AM
Replies: 800
Views: 64,465
Posted By Garfield Cat

Last weekend Back Bay was closed but most riders...

Last weekend Back Bay was closed but most riders went around the barrier at Eastbluff entrance. Then just before University Drive, is where the big rock slide occured. There was a very narrow path to...
Forum: Foo
05-25-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 620
Views: 56,281
Posted By Garfield Cat

Now for my next buddy, Palomino. He was on the...

Now for my next buddy, Palomino. He was on the Army boxing team, after that got real training under Noe Cruz, became a "real boxer" with angles, counter punches, double left hook, etc. Came up in...
Forum: Foo
05-24-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 620
Views: 56,281
Posted By Garfield Cat

Here's what I heard about Schoolboy. His wife...

Here's what I heard about Schoolboy. His wife demanded that he quit boxing. He refused, no. After the next fight, he went home and she commited suicide. He then wanted to die in the ring. So after...
Forum: Triathlon
05-20-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,918
Posted By Garfield Cat

[QUOTE=Flounce;20007913]I don't do triathlons....

[QUOTE=Flounce;20007913]I don't do triathlons. But I have N+1 fever. I do solo rides with long flat straights, uninterrupted by curves or hills.

Perhaps all this is a stupid reason to buy a tri...
01-27-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,673
Posted By Garfield Cat

I went to Oanda web site to see what the...

I went to Oanda web site to see what the conversion would be like:

https://www1.oanda.com/currency/converter/

This says $1 US = $1.31418 Canadian

Then I went to a Canadian bike shop "Wheels...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,575
Posted By Garfield Cat

The most immediate thought is "price". Then I...

The most immediate thought is "price". Then I think about the manufacturer and their array of types of padding. Some short/bib makers don't say too much about their padding. So what do you do? Go...
Forum: Foo
10-29-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 20,628
Posted By Garfield Cat

The song: That's All "That's All" is a 1952...

The song: That's All

"That's All" is a 1952 song written by Alan Brandt with music by Bob Haymes (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Haymes). It has been covered by many jazz and blues artists. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 936
Posted By Garfield Cat

A 16 lb bike: you can still use the Road Morph. ...

A 16 lb bike: you can still use the Road Morph. Its going to be about the use of that bike. Recreational riding, training rides, no big deal. Group rides with the fast group? Maybe just the...
10-07-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 800
Views: 64,465
Posted By Garfield Cat

Over the weekend (Saturday & Sunday Oct 5 & 6) at...

Over the weekend (Saturday & Sunday Oct 5 & 6) at Huntington Beach, there was the "Air Show"

4th annual show line-up ...
Forum: Foo
08-24-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,811
Posted By Garfield Cat

OK, skip the lyrics and go with the Weather...

OK, skip the lyrics and go with the Weather Report version.

"Birdland" is a jazz piece written by Joe Zawinul (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Zawinul) of the band Weather Report...
07-27-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,989
Posted By Garfield Cat

Yes, and in dictatorship type governments, the...

Yes, and in dictatorship type governments, the intelligencia groups somehow disappear.
07-27-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,989
Posted By Garfield Cat

I had to find this ...

I had to find this

https://www.shinola.com/mens/bicycles.html
07-13-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,138
Posted By Garfield Cat

Early start times and not quite ready if bowel...

Early start times and not quite ready if bowel movement goes off schedule.
07-01-19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,346
Posted By Garfield Cat

A different approach: learning balance is the key...

A different approach: learning balance is the key and one way is not to use that bike. That bike is second to a scooter. The kind you see kids use, the Lazor. I think they call it "Kick Scooters"
...
05-16-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,375
Posted By Garfield Cat

The older riders have gone through the drill of...

The older riders have gone through the drill of buying their first road bike, just to see if they like riding, then later, buying the one they really like to ride, the fit, the everything.

It...
04-24-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,509
Posted By Garfield Cat

How about going to a Podiatrist in your area, Las...

How about going to a Podiatrist in your area, Las Vegas?

https://www.apma.org/Patients/FootHealth.cfm?ItemNumber=988
01-27-18, 09:46 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,819
Posted By Garfield Cat

Now you get to enjoy because the lease will...

Now you get to enjoy because the lease will expire. And all your leasehold improvements will revert to the owner.
05-20-11, 08:18 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 112,196
Posted By Garfield Cat

Kids learn without fear; adults fear the learning...

Kids learn without fear; adults fear the learning process.

Falling is the big thing. The post that talked about scooters is to me, the transition stage. The scooter like the adult laser kick...
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