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07-21-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,148
Posted By MattTheHat

07/02 - 18.0 miles 07/03 - 17.8 miles 07/06 -...

07/02 - 18.0 miles
07/03 - 17.8 miles
07/06 - 7.9 miles
07/07 - 33.8 miles
07/08 - 29.9 miles
07/09 - 30.9 miles
07/11 - 31.0 miles
07/12 - 22.9 miles
07/13 - 16.0 miles
07/14 - 22.1 miles
07-19-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,299
Posted By MattTheHat

I've lived in North Texas all my life, so I'm...

I've lived in North Texas all my life, so I'm *supposed* to be used to the heat. But I'm not. I won't ride if it's much hotter than 95. I refuse to ride if it's over 100.

-Matt
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By MattTheHat

So was the original post. -Matt

So was the original post.

-Matt
07-19-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,148
Posted By MattTheHat

07/02 - 18.0 miles 07/03 - 17.8 miles 07/06 -...

07/02 - 18.0 miles
07/03 - 17.8 miles
07/06 - 7.9 miles
07/07 - 33.8 miles
07/08 - 29.9 miles
07/09 - 30.9 miles
07/11 - 31.0 miles
07/12 - 22.9 miles
07/13 - 16.0 miles
07/14 - 22.1 miles
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 11,183
Posted By MattTheHat

Maybe the second figure was supposed to be 189....

Maybe the second figure was supposed to be 189. If so, my much needed blessing is hereby granted. :)

-Matt
07-18-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,148
Posted By MattTheHat

07/02 - 18.0 miles 07/03 - 17.8 miles 07/06 -...

07/02 - 18.0 miles
07/03 - 17.8 miles
07/06 - 7.9 miles
07/07 - 33.8 miles
07/08 - 29.9 miles
07/09 - 30.9 miles
07/11 - 31.0 miles
07/12 - 22.9 miles
07/13 - 16.0 miles
07/14 - 22.1 miles
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 04:40 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 11,183
Posted By MattTheHat

A reward for losing six pounds? -Matt

A reward for losing six pounds?

-Matt
07-17-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,148
Posted By MattTheHat

07/02 - 18.0 miles 07/03 - 17.8 miles 07/06 -...

07/02 - 18.0 miles
07/03 - 17.8 miles
07/06 - 7.9 miles
07/07 - 33.8 miles
07/08 - 29.9 miles
07/09 - 30.9 miles
07/11 - 31.0 miles
07/12 - 22.9 miles
07/13 - 16.0 miles
07/14 - 22.1 miles
07-16-19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,980
Posted By MattTheHat

Yeah, you’d think a race bike would be designed...

Yeah, you’d think a race bike would be designed to support both the rider and a 160 pound projectile.

-Matt
07-16-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 563
Posted By MattTheHat

Velcro shoes rule out the show laces. Well, my...

Velcro shoes rule out the show laces. Well, my "friend's" shoes had velcro, but also had laces. :)


-Matt
07-16-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 563
Posted By MattTheHat

I was thinking shoelace tip. I...cough...know a...

I was thinking shoelace tip. I...cough...know a guy who spent a good hour running down a double tick noise once that turned out to be his left shoe lace.


-Matt
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By MattTheHat

Interesting. My experience was about the same. I...

Interesting. My experience was about the same. I noticed what I think was a sidewall defect a couple of hundred miles in on my first set (it could have been damaged from road debris, but it looked...
Replies: 66
Views: 2,894
Posted By MattTheHat

Um...when you wrote "You’re just whining because...

Um...when you wrote "You’re just whining because your clever gaming of the established tax system didn’t work out smoothly for you." That sounded both demeaning and like a personal attack to me. Just...
07-16-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,148
Posted By MattTheHat

07/02 - 18.0 miles 07/03 - 17.8 miles 07/06 -...

07/02 - 18.0 miles
07/03 - 17.8 miles
07/06 - 7.9 miles
07/07 - 33.8 miles
07/08 - 29.9 miles
07/09 - 30.9 miles
07/11 - 31.0 miles
07/12 - 22.9 miles
07/13 - 16.0 miles
07/14 - 22.1 miles
07-16-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,422
Posted By MattTheHat

E-zactly! -Matt

E-zactly!

-Matt
07-16-19, 04:36 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,422
Posted By MattTheHat

E-turtles! -Matt

E-turtles!

-Matt
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 11,183
Posted By MattTheHat

I like carbon bikes because they’re light and...

I like carbon bikes because they’re light and comfortable. I literally could not care less what pros are riding.

I might also like titanium bikes if I were to ever try one. But I don’t think I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 11,183
Posted By MattTheHat

It was a rhetorical question in response to the...

It was a rhetorical question in response to the statement that titanium was clearly superior to carbon. If titanium was so superior, you’d think someone would have applied that superiority to a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,417
Posted By MattTheHat

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I stopped twice for this fresh paint. It was too dark on my first stop but there...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 11,183
Posted By MattTheHat

I was just funning you a bit. But I did find your...

I was just funning you a bit. But I did find your OP interesting because I read about how superior titanium frames are all the time. I don't believe it, but I do read these claims quite often. And...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 11,183
Posted By MattTheHat

Okay, this is scary. I almost made the EXACT SAME...

Okay, this is scary. I almost made the EXACT SAME reply!


-Matt
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 11,183
Posted By MattTheHat

Crazy stuff. I'm wondering why all the crabon...

Crazy stuff. I'm wondering why all the crabon bikes haven't exploded.

And I'm also wondering how many of those TdF entires are running Titanium frames.


-Matt
07-15-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,105
Posted By MattTheHat

It did not ruin the pun, sir. I can assure you of...

It did not ruin the pun, sir. I can assure you of that. It cracked me up. :)


-Matt
07-15-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,105
Posted By MattTheHat

I've read about board track racers (early...

I've read about board track racers (early motorcycle racing) having nasty stuff like that happen. But motorcycles are fairly heavy, even in those days, so you could see that happening. Bicycles,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 11,183
Posted By MattTheHat

There were crabon explosions at the TDF this...

There were crabon explosions at the TDF this year?


-Matt
07-15-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,148
Posted By MattTheHat

07/02 - 18.0 miles 07/03 - 17.8 miles 07/06 -...

07/02 - 18.0 miles
07/03 - 17.8 miles
07/06 - 7.9 miles
07/07 - 33.8 miles
07/08 - 29.9 miles
07/09 - 30.9 miles
07/11 - 31.0 miles
07/12 - 22.9 miles
07/13 - 16.0 miles
07/14 - 22.1 miles
07-15-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,863
Posted By MattTheHat

After reading the posts about poor battery life...

After reading the posts about poor battery life on the Gen 2 models, I was a bit worried. I replaced my first battery last night. It lasted 148 hours. I can live with that.


-Matt
07-12-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,148
Posted By MattTheHat

07/02 - 18.0 miles 07/03 - 17.8 miles 07/06 -...

07/02 - 18.0 miles
07/03 - 17.8 miles
07/06 - 7.9 miles
07/07 - 33.8 miles
07/08 - 29.9 miles
07/09 - 30.9 miles
07/11 - 31.0 miles
07/12 - 22.9 miles

MTD: 192.1 miles
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,003
Posted By MattTheHat

After the initial sound, the air escaping sounded...

After the initial sound, the air escaping sounded like a jet turbine powering down.

I have put about 3500 trouble free miles on a pair of Specialized Roubaix Pros (running tubeless). They look to...
07-11-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,148
Posted By MattTheHat

07/02 - 18.0 miles 07/03 - 17.8 miles 07/06 -...

07/02 - 18.0 miles
07/03 - 17.8 miles
07/06 - 7.9 miles
07/07 - 33.8 miles
07/08 - 29.9 miles
07/09 - 30.9 miles
07/11 - 31.0 miles

MTD: 169.3 miles
GOAL: 500 miles
07-09-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,913
Posted By MattTheHat

Oooh. That does sound dangerous! I obviously...

Oooh. That does sound dangerous! I obviously hadn't given this one enough thought!


-Matt
07-09-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,913
Posted By MattTheHat

I'm not sure where I come down on the safety...

I'm not sure where I come down on the safety issue of kickstands. I'm guessing the consensus is that they're incredibly dangerous. Be that as it may, they're ugly. So I avoid them.


-Matt
07-09-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,913
Posted By MattTheHat

Insert smug laughing here. I run without...

Insert smug laughing here.

I run without EITHER Presta cap. I know if one comes off at speed it could put an eye out, but I just plain don't care. And it's not even a weight weenie thing. I just...
07-09-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,148
Posted By MattTheHat

07/02 - 18.0 miles 07/03 - 17.8 miles 07/06 -...

07/02 - 18.0 miles
07/03 - 17.8 miles
07/06 - 7.9 miles
07/07 - 33.8 miles
07/08 - 29.9 miles
07/09 - 30.9 miles

MTD: 138.3 miles
GOAL: 500 miles
07-08-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,148
Posted By MattTheHat

07/02 - 18.0 miles 07/03 - 17.8 miles 07/06 -...

07/02 - 18.0 miles
07/03 - 17.8 miles
07/06 - 7.9 miles
07/07 - 33.8 miles
07/08 - 29.9 miles


MTD: 107.4 miles
GOAL: 500 miles
07-08-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,038
Posted By MattTheHat

Yes, by all means dispute your card when...

Yes, by all means dispute your card when something goes wrong. Absolutely.

I guess what I'm trying to get across is the scam the OP describes isn't simply a one-shot-deal for a single...
07-07-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,038
Posted By MattTheHat

And then you have an unscrupulous individual with...

And then you have an unscrupulous individual with your card info. The most likely end to this scenario is that your card number is also used to make all kinds of fraudulent purchases which you’ll...
07-04-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,148
Posted By MattTheHat

You guys are leaving me behind. I’m in Little...

You guys are leaving me behind. I’m in Little Rock for a few days. Hoping to rent a bike and get a short ride in along the Riverfront Trail tomorrow.

-Matt
07-03-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,142
Posted By MattTheHat

Excellent! -Matt

Excellent!

-Matt
07-02-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,148
Posted By MattTheHat

07/02 - 18.0 miles 07/03 - 17.8 miles MTD:...

07/02 - 18.0 miles
07/03 - 17.8 miles

MTD: 35.8 miles
GOAL: 500 miles
07-01-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,148
Posted By MattTheHat

I’m worn out from last month and have a few days...

I’m worn out from last month and have a few days out of town coming up. I’ll try for 500 this month.

-Matt
07-01-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,148
Posted By MattTheHat

July 2019 100 Mile/km Thread...Summer Is REALLY Here!

June was hot. It won’t be any better this month! There’s already the July Stravie thread. Report your miles there or report them here, I don’t judge.

-Matt
06-30-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,564
Posted By MattTheHat

I covered the most miles I’ve ever covered in a...

I covered the most miles I’ve ever covered in a single month, at just over 1,000. When I started riding last May I would have never thought I could have done that. My body is telling me I shouldn’t...
06-29-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,973
Posted By MattTheHat

I’m just going to throw this out here...an...

I’m just going to throw this out here...an electric mid-drive fat bike with some FattySlicks would be a really fun thing for night rides around the neighborhood for a hooligan such as myself.

And...
06-28-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,564
Posted By MattTheHat

06/01 - 29.9 miles 06/02 - 36.3 miles 06/03 -...

06/01 - 29.9 miles
06/02 - 36.3 miles
06/03 - 24.3 miles
06/04 - 48.3 miles
06/05 - 22.2 miles
06/06 - 42.2 miles
06/07 - 25.5 miles
06/08 - 12.4 miles
06/09 - 58.5 miles
06/10 - 38.4 miles
06-27-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,564
Posted By MattTheHat

06/01 - 29.9 miles 06/02 - 36.3 miles 06/03 -...

06/01 - 29.9 miles
06/02 - 36.3 miles
06/03 - 24.3 miles
06/04 - 48.3 miles
06/05 - 22.2 miles
06/06 - 42.2 miles
06/07 - 25.5 miles
06/08 - 12.4 miles
06/09 - 58.5 miles
06/10 - 38.4 miles
06-27-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,564
Posted By MattTheHat

06/01 - 29.9 miles 06/02 - 36.3 miles 06/03 -...

06/01 - 29.9 miles
06/02 - 36.3 miles
06/03 - 24.3 miles
06/04 - 48.3 miles
06/05 - 22.2 miles
06/06 - 42.2 miles
06/07 - 25.5 miles
06/08 - 12.4 miles
06/09 - 58.5 miles
06/10 - 38.4 miles
06-27-19, 04:53 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,564
Posted By MattTheHat

It seemed like a good idea at the time. Right...

It seemed like a good idea at the time. Right now, my knees are telling me not so much.

-Matt
06-26-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,525
Posted By MattTheHat

Yeah, that'll buff right out. :) I would...

Yeah, that'll buff right out. :)

I would have been worried that the driver would have run over me. Glad to hear you survived!


-Matt
06-26-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,564
Posted By MattTheHat

My father-in-law had shingles a few years ago....

My father-in-law had shingles a few years ago. You have my full sympathy. I hope you feel better soon!

-Matt
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