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Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 569
Posted By seypat

I always ride with a helmet on. I might consider...

I always ride with a helmet on. I might consider not wearing one if I was a model in a cycling apparel commercial and the director wanted to showcase the matching caps as part of the collection. Then...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,872
Posted By seypat

Tech running/workout shirts are a whole lot...

Tech running/workout shirts are a whole lot cheaper than cycling jerseys. Get yourself a handlebar bag and you can eliminate the pocketed jerseys. Sure, your jersey might flap, serious cyclists might...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 884
Posted By seypat

I keep leaving mine in the weight room at the...

I keep leaving mine in the weight room at the gym. :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 280
Posted By seypat

If I had to take a guess it's because we live in...

If I had to take a guess it's because we live in a "look at me" society now. How else can you explain the rise of Strava, Facebook, etc.? People are trying to make their lives look better in other...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 884
Posted By seypat

If I had to guess it's because there are plenty...

If I had to guess it's because there are plenty of new riders now because of the pandemic. Which means there are plenty of riders out there still in various stages of kit acquisition.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,168
Posted By seypat

Not seeing anything really bad ass there. Maybe...

Not seeing anything really bad ass there. Maybe the dude getting ready to eat the overly ripe banana in the Shimano ad. If he can eat that, he is a bad ass, indeed. I did see a few porn staches. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,803
Posted By seypat

Speed bumps and yellow lights.

Speed bumps and yellow lights.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,084
Posted By seypat

I didn't watch that stage so I can't comment on...

I didn't watch that stage so I can't comment on it. However, the simplest answer to your question might be that all of the riders are riding for a team instead of themselves. The team's designated...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,084
Posted By seypat

The video of the roadie and the track cyclist is...

The video of the roadie and the track cyclist is spot on. They are extremes and the numbers could be off some, but it hits the nail on the head. I would be the 55 year old version of the track...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,084
Posted By seypat

Did you watch the video? Maybe you missed the...

Did you watch the video? Maybe you missed the part about fast twitch muscles losing their power quickly and slow twitch muscles being able to go on for hours. The cycling sprinter also has a team...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,084
Posted By seypat

This might give something in the range. ...

This might give something in the range.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCLvqN9kwuo
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,084
Posted By seypat

Different types of muscles. ...

Different types of muscles.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3xTjnwo2S2A
09-15-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 58,170
Views: 8,496,740
Posted By seypat

The 2 or 3 deals on the Norfolk CL a couple of...

The 2 or 3 deals on the Norfolk CL a couple of weeks ago ended up flipped onto the Richmond CL. I live in the Richmond area. I could facilitate if need be.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,557
Posted By seypat

Has a lighter wallet been mentioned yet?

Has a lighter wallet been mentioned yet?
09-12-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 889,902
Posted By seypat

Sweet!

Sweet!
09-12-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 889,902
Posted By seypat

Good looking family! If I may ask, how tall is...

Good looking family! If I may ask, how tall is your wife? My daughter is a shade over 5'. I'm thinking about sizing options. I wonder at what height a Terry style with the small front wheel becomes...
09-09-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 635
Posted By seypat

Way too nice for yard art!

Way too nice for yard art!
09-09-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,149
Posted By seypat

Any decent wheelset I build starts with Tri color...

Any decent wheelset I build starts with Tri color hubs. They're so shiny! However, if people dig the gray color of Tri color, why no love for the silvery/grayish/greenish 105SC group? It might be the...
09-07-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 889,902
Posted By seypat

That kit you have on is en fuego! 🔥 The pics...

That kit you have on is en fuego! 🔥
The pics with the vehicles in the background really tell the story. I don't know if I could make it even with a triple. Maybe I could zigzagging like one of the...
09-07-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 889,902
Posted By seypat

The last 2 IM acquisitions listed are super clean!

The last 2 IM acquisitions listed are super clean!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,056
Posted By seypat

They are good material to make boots out of.

They are good material to make boots out of.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,432
Posted By seypat

I don't notice any of these pros having high...

I don't notice any of these pros having high saddles. :D Do what works for you.

60 Cycles by Jean-Claude Labrecque - NFB (http://www.nfb.ca/film/60_cycles_en/)
08-31-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 889,902
Posted By seypat

You people are all tough ----------! (every word...

You people are all tough ----------! (every word I put in there doesn't seem appropriate)
08-30-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 889,902
Posted By seypat

Great job!

Great job!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,126
Posted By seypat

There is a Nissan 350Z in my area that has one...

There is a Nissan 350Z in my area that has one side of the car murdered out matte black and............camo on the other side. Split down the middle from front to back. :eek:
08-27-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 58,170
Views: 8,496,740
Posted By seypat

Here's a big one. Overpriced, but big. I probably...

Here's a big one. Overpriced, but big. I probably could facilitate if need be.

https://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/d/mechanicsville-69cm-mens-motobecane/7174511505.html69cm Mens Motobecane Road...
08-27-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By seypat

If you want to make yourself on of these, the...

If you want to make yourself on of these, the same basic cage is on a Suntour XC. The only difference is where the threaded hole for the pivot stop screw/bolt is. You have to drill/tap a new threaded...
08-25-20, 04:29 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,487
Posted By seypat

Please forgive me, but what is a dockless bike?

Please forgive me, but what is a dockless bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,029
Posted By seypat

Everyone's got equal right to the road. The OP...

Everyone's got equal right to the road. The OP was getting ready to do a sprint when the other rider invaded his plans. No fault by either.
08-23-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 889,902
Posted By seypat

I'm not worthy........... of that kind of...

I'm not worthy........... of that kind of mileage. I'm getting on my knees to bow down. :thumb:
08-22-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 889,902
Posted By seypat

You 3 still look fresh! It must have been a good...

You 3 still look fresh! It must have been a good day.
08-22-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 889,902
Posted By seypat

Removable TT is handy!

Removable TT is handy!
08-22-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,296
Posted By seypat

This is why everything is so subjective. If a...

This is why everything is so subjective. If a person likes feedback, they'll like the Suntours..............because they feel like driving an old farm tractor! Noisy, lots of resistance, rachety,...
08-21-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,296
Posted By seypat

I don't have much love for Campy derailleurs or...

I don't have much love for Campy derailleurs or the seatpost that's already been mentioned. I don't care for the feel of Suntour barcons. As for bike frames, hard to comment because of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,410
Posted By seypat

I have a 2008 Mazda 5 that is getting long in the...

I have a 2008 Mazda 5 that is getting long in the tooth. The only real replacements for it is the Ford Transit Connect and the Little Dodge mini van. I've been waiting for 2 or 3 years for Ford to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,410
Posted By seypat

You can always keep riding the bike you currently...

You can always keep riding the bike you currently have and wait. Your tastes/wants may change in a week/month or two. No real reason to just settle.
08-21-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 889,902
Posted By seypat

rccardr, do you know we might get a bike trail...

rccardr, do you know we might get a bike trail that goes between Petersburg and Ashland? If that happens, we might get one that goes all the way to DC as well. You gotta love Sportsbackers. They do...
08-21-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 889,902
Posted By seypat

Was it raining? If not, probably a fun day.

Was it raining? If not, probably a fun day.
08-21-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 889,902
Posted By seypat

No. If there is one I have learned in my life, It...

No. If there is one I have learned in my life, It is this. When you find equipment that works, stay with it until it doesn't work anymore. I will plug Swiftwick socks. I've never had a blister while...
08-21-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 889,902
Posted By seypat

Always working the angles. Speaking of your new...

Always working the angles. Speaking of your new modern bike, you never answered my question. Is the new modern bike another "ghost" as in Wraith. I was looking at the website a few weeks ago. It says...
08-21-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 889,902
Posted By seypat

You Texas people have to be careful this time of...

You Texas people have to be careful this time of year. I don't know what the weather is like where RT is at. The problem is your sweat evaporates so fast that you can't really tell when you get in...
08-19-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,723
Posted By seypat

There was also the problem with the Ishiwata...

There was also the problem with the Ishiwata fork. My 82 412 has a Tange fork instead of the Ishi one. Must of been a production thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,700
Posted By seypat

It might be the new "in thing/pro look" trickling...

It might be the new "in thing/pro look" trickling down to the average Joes.
08-14-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 889,902
Posted By seypat

Dia Compe is still in bidness. ROAD&RACING |...

Dia Compe is still in bidness.

ROAD&RACING | Product Category | DIA-COMPE (http://www.diacompe.com.tw/product-cat/roadracing/)
...
08-13-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 889,902
Posted By seypat

I think the Cane Creek brand will work. Let me...

I think the Cane Creek brand will work. Let me check tomorrow and get back with a definite answer.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By seypat

Sounds like a question for the C & V forum. You...

Sounds like a question for the C & V forum. You will get the answers you seek there. Have a mod move your thread there.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,275
Posted By seypat

You could be right. I've got wheelsets/bikes with...

You could be right. I've got wheelsets/bikes with some form of Conti GPs on them from 23s-32s. To be honest, there is a little bit of feel difference between the 23s and the 32s. But not much of a...
08-09-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 881
Posted By seypat

If the DT shifters are friction/sis, run them in...

If the DT shifters are friction/sis, run them in friction mode and see if that changes anything.
08-09-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 881
Posted By seypat

I would replace a component, test. Put old...

I would replace a component, test. Put old component back on and replace another. Test again. Repeat, repeat until you get some kind of change. Isolate the problem so you can find it.
As you are...
08-08-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 881
Posted By seypat

Have you checked to make sure the cranks arms are...

Have you checked to make sure the cranks arms are not loose?
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