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04-20-21, 11:07 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,176
Posted By rsbob

Don’t forget to shave your legs and arms. Maybe...

Don’t forget to shave your legs and arms. Maybe strap-on some extra quads and calves.
04-20-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,329
Posted By rsbob

Individual pursuit at a velodrome has to be the...

Individual pursuit at a velodrome has to be the safest outdoor form of outdoor racing.
04-19-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,176
Posted By rsbob

“Mother rapers. Father stabbers. Father rapers!...

“Mother rapers. Father stabbers. Father
rapers! Father rapers sitting right there on the bench next to me! And
they was mean and nasty and ugly and horrible crime-type guys sitting on the
bench...
04-19-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 25,821
Views: 2,612,826
Posted By rsbob

Nope. Putting in a new garden. Dug 14 holes...

Nope. Putting in a new garden. Dug 14 holes using pickaxe and shovel. Was too whipped to ride. Hav another 8 to go and then there is the ground cover which will be a couple dozen more. Then my...
04-19-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,176
Posted By rsbob

I rode my carbon to the mailbox AND all the way...

I rode my carbon to the mailbox AND all the way back approximately 300 yards. Not proud. Don’t want a pickle, just want to ride my.... Apologies if I have mentioned this before. Don’t want to...
04-19-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,111
Posted By rsbob

THIS is THE question. How much? The rest is...

THIS is THE question. How much? The rest is just blind guessing.
04-18-21, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 165,421
Posted By rsbob

22 with Mrs RSbob then another 20 with me, myself...

22 with Mrs RSbob then another 20 with me, myself and I
04-18-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,920
Posted By rsbob

I wear a green Borat unitard on and off the bike...

I wear a green Borat unitard on and off the bike because style and good taste matters.
04-18-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,178
Posted By rsbob

I ride gravel on 32s at about 60-70 psi and don't...

I ride gravel on 32s at about 60-70 psi and don't feel too beaten-up, plus can maintain speeds from 15 to 20 MPH depending on % grade. on 25s I felt pummeled.
04-17-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,178
Posted By rsbob

I ride my Infinito endurance bike on gravel...

I ride my Infinito endurance bike on gravel regularly *rail/trail conversions’. Probably 90% road and 10% trail. For serious single track downhill riding its my Trek mtn bike all the way.

...
04-17-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,920
Posted By rsbob

Ditto! I was looking for a specific used make...

Ditto! I was looking for a specific used make and model car with certain options. I found one in Illinois and because it was not a desirable color (black, gray, silver, white, dark blue) it was $3K...
04-16-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,151
Posted By rsbob

Any flats?

Any flats?
04-16-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,920
Posted By rsbob

Bait and snitch? Have to agree that too many...

Bait and snitch?

Have to agree that too many innocent threads degenerate into ugliness. :( There is absolutely no reason why people can’t be decent, but the thread still has time to get into the...
04-16-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,054
Posted By rsbob

Yikes! We still have one up stairs collecting...

Yikes! We still have one up stairs collecting dust
04-16-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,920
Posted By rsbob

If I were a mature male (as evidenced by my post...

If I were a mature male (as evidenced by my post above) I would not care about color but just ergonomics and performance. But I have always had an artistic and creative side where color, light,...
04-16-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,920
Posted By rsbob

Thank goodness you snuck that f in shift or it...

Thank goodness you snuck that f in shift or it would be a different thread.
04-16-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By rsbob

I really like Trader Joe’s spray-on sunscreen...

I really like Trader Joe’s spray-on sunscreen which is top rated by Consumer Reports. I spray it on my balding noggin, neck, arms and legs. It is almost ridiculously easy to put on. Then I use...
04-16-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,459
Posted By rsbob

i can be thick as a brick at times so appreciate...

i can be thick as a brick at times so appreciate the reality check. Always enjoy a good chuckle.

As for e-bike unlove, they are banned from a good number of local single track trails. As a mtn...
04-16-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,324
Posted By rsbob

As the poll starter, I was curious about...

As the poll starter, I was curious about outcomes. For 40 years I never had a bike fit. Never needed or wanted one. Got a new bike last year and set it up like my old bike but developed issues...
04-16-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,459
Posted By rsbob

my wife was an avid cyclist and we used to do...

my wife was an avid cyclist and we used to do many rides including centuries until she developed a severe case of RA. It was far too painful for her to ride so she gave it up for 7 years until she...
04-14-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,459
Posted By rsbob

I want what he’s smoking.

I want what he’s smoking.
04-14-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 926
Posted By rsbob

Favorite past cars 73 Capri V6, 72 and 73 911s....

Favorite past cars 73 Capri V6, 72 and 73 911s. Total cars 11 (have a ‘71 914-6), bikes 6 and holding

Have only bought 2 of those cars new. I let others take the depreciation hit for me.
04-13-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,324
Posted By rsbob

Did You Get a Bike Fit?

Have you had a professional bike fit and if you did, was it beneficial?
04-13-21, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3,959
Views: 573,519
Posted By rsbob

Rode forest, city, lake side, country roads and...

Rode forest, city, lake side, country roads and stopped to snap this
...
04-13-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By rsbob

Used Sustain gel drops (not the night time ones)...

Used Sustain gel drops (not the night time ones) on my windy ride today. Works great.
04-13-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 165,421
Posted By rsbob

49.72 miles 1700’ climbing. Ran over a 1.5’...

49.72 miles 1700’ climbing. Ran over a 1.5’ snake.

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04-13-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,176
Posted By rsbob

You may want to find a more realistic ‘friend’. ...

You may want to find a more realistic ‘friend’. Life is full of disappointments and being passed is off the low end of the scale for most sentient beings.
04-09-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 956
Posted By rsbob

Helping tubeless people seat new tires on the...

Helping tubeless people seat new tires on the rims. :D
04-09-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,163
Posted By rsbob

Very true, especially when I am doing an average...

Very true, especially when I am doing an average of 21-22 MPH and get passed by some “fit” rider doing 24-25, and I have to sprint to catch their wheel. I feel so cheap, weak and dishonest....
04-09-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,774
Posted By rsbob

When I was 32, my average for 1 nano-second on...

When I was 32, my average for 1 nano-second on the flats with no tail wind was 32MPH. Then I retreated back to my 20 average after barfing up a lung or two.
04-08-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,967
Posted By rsbob

i used those on my Schwinn Varsity in high...

i used those on my Schwinn Varsity in high school. Haven’t seen those in decades. Always wondered about the drag created.

Used Mr Tuffys for decades and have had lots of flats with them but was...
04-07-21, 10:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 536
Posted By rsbob

My wife saw a woman pushing her road bike up a...

My wife saw a woman pushing her road bike up a busy road and stopped and asked if she needed help, since my wife can patch tubes, etc. Thewoman said ‘no’ she was only a mile from home and didn’’t...
04-07-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,290
Posted By rsbob

Never understand why parents would burden their...

Never understand why parents would burden their children with strange names or weird spellings which last a life time.

Fredlord forgot another supreme act of selfishness, refusing to wear a mask...
04-06-21, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By rsbob

Magnificent. Thank you for sharing the link

Magnificent. Thank you for sharing the link
04-05-21, 11:33 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,501
Posted By rsbob

No worries whatsoever. What counts is that you...

No worries whatsoever. What counts is that you are here and contributing. I am on several car forums and have never seen the word troll so used and mostly abused as here. My theory is that it is...
04-05-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 25,821
Views: 2,612,826
Posted By rsbob

29 miles, mostly tarmac 4 gravel. 58* and sunny

29 miles, mostly tarmac 4 gravel. 58* and sunny
04-05-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 494
Posted By rsbob

Cycling Your Primary or Secondary Activity?

What are your primary, secondary and tertiary outdoor activities?

For me:

1. Definitely Cycling for fitness and cardio
2. Hiking is something that revitalizes my soul
3. Downhill skiing for...
04-04-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 524
Posted By rsbob

An e-bike trike with a large cargo carrying box...

An e-bike trike with a large cargo carrying box would be a step in the right direction for those not plagued by snow or tons of rain. Not exactly what the author was advocating but when hauling a 35...
04-04-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,264
Posted By rsbob

From what I have read, long-haulers are but small...

From what I have read, long-haulers are but small percentage. May the odds be with you!
04-04-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 576
Posted By rsbob

Dollar constraints?

Dollar constraints?
04-04-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,163
Posted By rsbob

No offense Larry but I really dont know you well...

No offense Larry but I really dont know you well enough to say. Any other questions?
04-04-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,774
Posted By rsbob

It depends. Need the following: Percent...

It depends. Need the following:

Percent grade
Barometric pressure
Ambient temperature
gear combination
type of bike
tubed or tubeless
aero clothing?
just eaten a big meal or not
04-04-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,163
Posted By rsbob

“up” being a figure of speech on a family forum.

“up” being a figure of speech on a family forum.
04-04-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,501
Posted By rsbob

Five people have answered the OP’s question and...

Five people have answered the OP’s question and the rest have answered like they were stoned. :D

So to join the ranks of the stoned; I would never do it because I enjoy the feeling of speed and...
04-04-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,196
Posted By rsbob

The area is indeed beautiful and very green for a...

The area is indeed beautiful and very green for a reason. The Olympic area is designated as a rain forest. If you do this, get fenders and full rain gear because in Wa, you never know unless you...
04-04-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 25,821
Views: 2,612,826
Posted By rsbob

Haven’t ridden in 5 days after getting 12 yards...

Haven’t ridden in 5 days after getting 12 yards of garden mulch delivered for our steep property. Have 5 yards to go. Probably should take a day off and get one in.
04-04-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3,334
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Views: 494,512
Posted By rsbob

Oh no! I was born in 54 so I must be a real...

Oh no! I was born in 54 so I must be a real interloper. ;) So what pre-dated boomers? America’s greatest generation? If so, with gen X,Y, Z we are running out of letters.
04-03-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,185
Posted By rsbob

And what one word describes the words to, too,...

And what one word describes the words to, too, two if explained to a non-English speaker? Only a wanker would ask that.
04-02-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,163
Posted By rsbob

If people want to draft, I’m cool with it, but...

If people want to draft, I’m cool with it, but they need to run 18 to 20, so its usually more experienced guys. *Then there are those that blow by me doing 24. I did club rides for many years and...
04-01-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 680
Posted By rsbob

Retro is cool but also extremely dangerous in...

Retro is cool but also extremely dangerous in this regard. Your noodle should be in the latest greatest SNELL /ANSI rated helmet and your antique proudly mounted forever in a frame.
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