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07-03-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 23,861
Posted By robertorolfo

Rode my second ever race/crit yesterday, and did...

Rode my second ever race/crit yesterday, and did OK.

Prior to the race, I came up with what I thought was a brilliant and foolproof strategy: enter a race on July 2nd, on a night when there is a...
Forum: Commuting
06-28-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,529
Posted By robertorolfo

Yeah, can we talk about this? How annoyed do you...

Yeah, can we talk about this? How annoyed do you get when it's a nice dry day, so you are riding a bike without fenders, and then you come up on some stream running across the road because someone is...
Forum: Commuting
06-24-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,606
Posted By robertorolfo

Good catch. It's the Ceramic Wet Lube. I've...

Good catch. It's the Ceramic Wet Lube.

I've been using Finish Line Dry on my other bikes, and I'm happy with it, but it would indeed wear off pretty quick in the rain, so I decided to try the...
06-24-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,723
Posted By robertorolfo

Bingo. Bike paths were created for a...

Bingo.

Bike paths were created for a reason, and allowing something with a motor to use them essentially negates that reason.
Forum: Commuting
06-24-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,285
Views: 34,291
Posted By robertorolfo

I'm glad you reported it. That incident sounds...

I'm glad you reported it. That incident sounds really bad, and making contact with you simply isn't acceptable (public servant or otherwise).
Forum: Commuting
06-24-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 16,869
Posted By robertorolfo

As Tom said, everyone has a different situation,...

As Tom said, everyone has a different situation, and different parts of the city have different characteristics. When I moved in with my GF, I decided to sublet my old apartment rather than simply...
Forum: Commuting
06-20-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,027
Posted By robertorolfo

Step 1: Go to Zara (particularly when things are...

Step 1: Go to Zara (particularly when things are on sale)
Step 2: Buy some cheap but nice looking pants that are slim in the lower leg
Step 3: Ride, ride, ride, and dispose of this disposable...
06-18-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,971
Posted By robertorolfo

I've always enjoyed working on my bikes as much...

I've always enjoyed working on my bikes as much as I do riding them (and sometimes I even get annoyed when everything is working right and properly maintained, because there is nothing to do).
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Forum: Commuting
06-14-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1,285
Views: 34,291
Posted By robertorolfo

Had to wear a suit to work this morning (not...

Had to wear a suit to work this morning (not typical for me these days), and rode the first block before I realized that my pant leg (it's an older suit, so a little baggier than current style) was...
Forum: Commuting
06-11-19, 11:46 AM
06-06-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,142
Posted By robertorolfo

What We All Knew...

These old bikes still have what it takes. I'm definitely not here to brag, and I won't get into the details (see the racing forum instead), but suffice to say that in a (Giant) sea of carbon fiber...
Forum: Commuting
06-06-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,180
Posted By robertorolfo

Nice job. Metalwork can be a lot of fun. ...

Nice job. Metalwork can be a lot of fun.

And your's looks way better than the SKS or anything adjustable. Proper fit parts will always look better than (and be lighter than, probably quieter...
06-06-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 23,861
Posted By robertorolfo

Hey everyone, new to this section of the forums...

Hey everyone, new to this section of the forums as I just had my first race on Tuesday. It was a Cat. 5 crit here in NYC, held on an old airfield (wide open, flat, fairly easy corners, super windy,...
Forum: Commuting
06-03-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,481
Posted By robertorolfo

But we've been to the moon, so...

But we've been to the moon, so...
05-28-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By robertorolfo

Nice bikes and nicely done. I think there is...

Nice bikes and nicely done. I think there is something fun/cool about having similar variants from the same manufacturer and period. Do you feel a big difference in ride quality?
Forum: Commuting
05-28-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,482
Posted By robertorolfo

Ah yes, nothing like encouraging the acceptance...

Ah yes, nothing like encouraging the acceptance of theft, and even making an excuse for it.
Forum: Commuting
05-17-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,414
Posted By robertorolfo

A couple more pics in the wild. Thanks again...

A couple more pics in the wild. Thanks again everyone for recommending this, rather than the 650b conversion. It was definitely the way to go.
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Forum: Commuting
05-14-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,948
Posted By robertorolfo

That guy has problems...

That guy has problems...
05-13-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 18,022
Posted By robertorolfo

There is no defensive justification here. As...

There is no defensive justification here. As someone else said, I'd rather that the secret about some older bikes didn't get out, so that would keep them cheap and plentiful.

And who is talking...
Forum: Commuting
05-10-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,905
Posted By robertorolfo

Wow, this might be the most personal, intimate...

Wow, this might be the most personal, intimate and revealing post I have ever seen on these forums.
Forum: Commuting
05-08-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,660
Posted By robertorolfo

I see what you mean, but I can't imagine any AI...

I see what you mean, but I can't imagine any AI coming up with the story of cleaning tire slime off of a cat. If I'm wrong, than the demise of the human race is closer than I imagined...
Forum: Commuting
05-01-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 16,049
Posted By robertorolfo

Don't forget one of your most beautiful natural...

Don't forget one of your most beautiful natural "landmarks": Jelena Ostapenko!
04-25-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By robertorolfo

You really going to try to insult someone with...

You really going to try to insult someone with grammar and writing like that?
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