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08-23-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 328
Posted By caloso

There's no way I'd want a zipper down there when...

There's no way I'd want a zipper down there when I'm on a bike. Even with bibs, it takes no effort to pull them down far enough.
08-23-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,750
Posted By caloso

Your point is noted and will receive all the...

Your point is noted and will receive all the consideration that it deserves.
08-23-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,750
Posted By caloso

After they walk past the security guard, go in...

After they walk past the security guard, go in through a key card door, up an elevator, walk through the garage, and into the bike room through a second keycard door, sure. And you’d have to carry it...
08-22-19, 10:56 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,750
Posted By caloso

Same. Sometimes I feel fancy and leave my race...

Same. Sometimes I feel fancy and leave my race wheels on.
...
08-22-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By caloso

Any standard English BB, including Sram GXP or...

Any standard English BB, including Sram GXP or Shimano Hollowtech II, will fit.
08-22-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By caloso

I did a ghetto tubeless on Shimano R500 (21mm...

I did a ghetto tubeless on Shimano R500 (21mm external) for my CX bike. Works great.
08-22-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By caloso

I have Tektro CR720 cantilevers on my CX bike and...

I have Tektro CR720 cantilevers on my CX bike and they've given me all the braking I could want.
08-22-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13,815
Views: 720,450
Posted By caloso

2x20' last night. I thought I would try riding...

2x20' last night. I thought I would try riding loops in a local city park. It's a mile loop around a municipal golf course and I've used it before because it's close to my house. When I've used it...
08-22-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,385
Posted By caloso

35 x 1 mile is not the same as 1 x 35 miles.

35 x 1 mile is not the same as 1 x 35 miles.
08-22-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,385
Posted By caloso

Not just that, but it will help focus your...

Not just that, but it will help focus your training leading up to it. In my experience, the most important work is to raise your FTP, which is typically done with long, steady intervals, like...
08-22-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By caloso

I'm 52 and have always been a roadie. My kid has...

I'm 52 and have always been a roadie. My kid has started riding a MTB and just for fun I joined him in the local MTB race series on my CX bike. So much fun. I'm definitely getting a MTB for next...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,117
Posted By caloso

My kid's soccer team does it for conditioning. ...

My kid's soccer team does it for conditioning. But I've never done it on a bike.
08-22-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,394
Posted By caloso

Truth. I've lost a sprint because I was in too...

Truth. I've lost a sprint because I was in too big of a gear coming out of the final corner and got bogged down.
08-22-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,573
Posted By caloso

Yes, but it protects your internals from the...

Yes, but it protects your internals from the radiation emitting from the soil.
08-22-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,750
Posted By caloso

Cars get stolen all the time, yet no one bats an...

Cars get stolen all the time, yet no one bats an eye at someone spending $40,000 for a car that is primarily driven to work and back.
08-21-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 579
Posted By caloso

”It never gets easier. You just go faster.”

”It never gets easier. You just go faster.”
Forum: Introductions
08-21-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By caloso

There's an old joke that goes "my greatest fear...

There's an old joke that goes "my greatest fear is that when I die, my wife will sell my bikes for what I told her they cost."

Anyway, welcome to BF Ruby. That's a great bike, it won't hold you...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,117
Posted By caloso

The main thing is to not upset the cohesion. If...

The main thing is to not upset the cohesion. If you have a rider who's strong enough to hang on to the group, but not strong enough to pull through, it's better that they hang at the back of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,117
Posted By caloso

That's backwards. Line should maintain a steady...

That's backwards. Line should maintain a steady speed, and then when the rider on front pulls off, he or she will softpedal and drift to the back of the line. The last person should call out "last"...
08-21-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By caloso

Winters is back on. Come up this weekend.

Winters is back on. Come up this weekend.
08-21-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,394
Posted By caloso

With a leadout or no?

With a leadout or no?
08-20-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By caloso

Yes, and it allows you to remove the front wheel...

Yes, and it allows you to remove the front wheel and line it up next to the rear to make locking up easier and more secure.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By caloso

I have found kreuzotter.de to be remarkably close...

I have found kreuzotter.de to be remarkably close compared to PM data on a long, steady climb.
08-19-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13,815
Views: 720,450
Posted By caloso

That's awesome. I got a similar instruction from...

That's awesome. I got a similar instruction from a doc. He said that for normal people he would say not to ride, but he knew I'd ride anyway so just be aware if the pain got worse or changed.
08-19-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,329
Posted By caloso

If people on the ride can be counted on to hold...

If people on the ride can be counted on to hold their line then there shouldn't be any need to announce a pass.
08-18-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13,815
Views: 720,450
Posted By caloso

Cross race today. Good lord, do I need help with...

Cross race today. Good lord, do I need help with my bike handling. But it’s a great workout and a hella fun time.

edit:

My son and I entered the last race of a weekend-long 5-race series. ...
08-16-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By caloso

Taxed? Retail price generally refers to the...

Taxed? Retail price generally refers to the price before tax.
08-16-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,672
Posted By caloso

Corporate policy, probably driven by their...

Corporate policy, probably driven by their insurance provider.
08-16-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,104
Posted By caloso

Isn't this amazing? It feels like riding with...

Isn't this amazing? It feels like riding with someone else's legs. Someone else's much stronger legs. Enjoy that.
08-15-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By caloso

It happens to me too. I think it has to do with...

It happens to me too. I think it has to do with the way the photos load.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,349
Posted By caloso

This is genius. I'm going to steal this if you...

This is genius. I'm going to steal this if you don't mind.
08-14-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,329
Posted By caloso

Anyhoo, if you're just going to hang back and not...

Anyhoo, if you're just going to hang back and not get any benefit of a draft, there's no reason to call out. You're just on the same road.
08-14-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,329
Posted By caloso

More like sprinting for the county line sign.

More like sprinting for the county line sign.
08-14-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,329
Posted By caloso

Riding along a beach?

Riding along a beach?
08-14-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,385
Posted By caloso

I've done it twice and I really have to amplify...

I've done it twice and I really have to amplify what terrymorse said. It is absolutely a bucket-list ride and an amazing achievement. It's also a real slog. Do long climbs as often as you can; the...
08-13-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,329
Posted By caloso

Then no harm in asking.

Then no harm in asking.
08-13-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,329
Posted By caloso

What exactly do you mean by coordinated? Are...

What exactly do you mean by coordinated? Are they all wearing the same kit? If so, that's probably a team/club ride and it would be weird and awkward for all involved if you just asked to hop on. ...
08-13-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,714
Posted By caloso

This is driving me crazy. I typically buy my...

This is driving me crazy. I typically buy my shirts at Nordstrom Rack and have noticed that all the recently bought ones lack pockets. Which is where I keep my keycard. I'll be damned if I have to...
08-13-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,714
Posted By caloso

Before I started racing, I would make it a point...

Before I started racing, I would make it a point to try to buy a shop jersey as a souvenir whenever we traveled.
Forum: Commuting
08-13-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,257
Posted By caloso

"The chafing's not too bad, but the rust is...

"The chafing's not too bad, but the rust is awful."
Forum: Commuting
08-13-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,257
Posted By caloso

"I wouldn't be caught dead in one of those...

"I wouldn't be caught dead in one of those ridiculous spandex costumes."
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,162
Posted By caloso

If I'm going to a general store out in the boons,...

If I'm going to a general store out in the boons, I don't worry about. Lean it near the door (out of the way of shoppers of course) and it will be fine.
08-12-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,424
Posted By caloso

Yes, this is a great way to learn.

Yes, this is a great way to learn.
08-12-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3,989
Views: 185,579
Posted By caloso

Interesting. I have been on Zwift for awhile, but...

Interesting. I have been on Zwift for awhile, but never on a smart trainer. Always just used my PM on a regular fluid trainer. I considered getting a smart trainer but didn't want to have to figure...
08-12-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,217
Posted By caloso

Since we're showing off our neo-retros, here's my...

Since we're showing off our neo-retros, here's my 86 Gazelle Champion Mondial with a 10-speed Campy group. I've taken it on the A ride many times and even raced it when my race bike was knocked out...
08-12-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,610
Posted By caloso

What!?! Oh no. That's what I was going to...

What!?! Oh no. That's what I was going to replace my Audi A4 wagon with!
Forum: Foo
08-11-19, 11:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 682
Posted By caloso

My dude, please stop soliciting legal advice on a...

My dude, please stop soliciting legal advice on a bike forum. Seriously, speak to a lawyer.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-19, 10:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By caloso

I think the thinner chains are a bit more...

I think the thinner chains are a bit more tolerant of a less than perfect chainline.
Forum: Commuting
08-11-19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,493
Posted By caloso

Yup!

Yup!
Forum: Commuting
08-11-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,493
Posted By caloso

You plateau in the mushy middle if you always...

You plateau in the mushy middle if you always ride the same intensity, which is easy to do on the commute.
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