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Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,299
Posted By MinnMan

I just hope you are planning on doing the ride...

I just hope you are planning on doing the ride solo, rather than in a pace line. In general, aero bars in a pace line make me very uneasy. A rider inexperienced with aero bars on a pace line? ...
07-26-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,220
Posted By MinnMan

who cares what Lance says

who cares what Lance says
07-24-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,575
Posted By MinnMan

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-15-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,356
Posted By MinnMan

To each their own, but maybe the OP should...

To each their own, but maybe the OP should consider a different century. I have no experience with this particular event, but from the descriptions here, it sounds very tough.

When the OP states...
06-19-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,079
Posted By MinnMan

Got it. And they should all get off your lawn,...

Got it. And they should all get off your lawn, too.
06-18-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,255
Posted By MinnMan

Yow. I saw a quote from one of the doctors...

Yow. I saw a quote from one of the doctors saying he'll be riding in 6 months. Under the circumstances, that counts as luck
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,702
Posted By MinnMan

Hah. I sometimes ride the TCBC "Gears Tears and...

Hah. I sometimes ride the TCBC "Gears Tears and Fears" hill climbing ride on Tuesday nights. I'm sure it's the same hills and the same road hazards.
06-12-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,517
Posted By MinnMan

1. It didn't happen in or during a race. I...

1. It didn't happen in or during a race. I don't think it could spoil anybody's experience watching a stage. Unless maybe you saving the Dauphine with DVR and were a stage or two behind?

2. ...
06-12-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,517
Posted By MinnMan

You guys are harsh. Going down hard at 65 kph is...

You guys are harsh. Going down hard at 65 kph is not something I would wish on anybody.

I don't know, maybe I would if they were some kind of war criminal. But just because the guy interferes...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 786
Views: 61,011
Posted By MinnMan

He was quoting me, not you.

He was quoting me, not you.
06-04-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,569
Posted By MinnMan

Faster than ever -not wholly sure why, but definitely not complaining.

I know that some of you don't care about speed or performance. This thread isn't for you. Please skip it.

At 58, I've reached the age where I'm mostly happy to find that I'm not yet getting...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 61,011
Posted By MinnMan

Well, they didn't deliver today because I wasn't...

Well, they didn't deliver today because I wasn't home to sign for it. I just stopped at the post office and the wheels are still on the truck until 8 PM. I can pick them up at the post office on...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,483
Posted By MinnMan

(muffled anguished cries coming from all the...

(muffled anguished cries coming from all the Minnesotans on this forum)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 17,472
Posted By MinnMan

I was pretty shocked when I came to California...

I was pretty shocked when I came to California (around Solvang) last year for a riding vacation. I didn't expect the roads to be falling apart, but they were. I lived in California in the 1980s...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,793
Posted By MinnMan

If you are truly new, the only thing that matters...

If you are truly new, the only thing that matters is that you have a decent bike that fits. It's the fit that's hardest to get right from an online order when you don't really know what you are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 17,472
Posted By MinnMan

GP5000 are two for $80 at PBK...

GP5000 are two for $80 at PBK (https://www.probikekit.com/bicycle-tyres/continental-grand-prix-5000-clincher-road-tire-twin-pack-black/12004047.html). They don't seem to have the tubeless variety at...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By MinnMan

Yeah, when I summed to $150 for chain, cassette,...

Yeah, when I summed to $150 for chain, cassette, and brakes, that was too much. Tektro 540 brakes will be maybe $40, and Tiagra brakes a little more.

The OP mentioned Ultegra brakes - that's not...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,883
Posted By MinnMan

New Rules

Philuminati vs. Velominati

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnhYPZUpe5c
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