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Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-20, 12:07 AM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

In Tucson you can't stay out after 10pm. ...

In Tucson you can't stay out after 10pm.

Doubt that'll happen in PHX.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Y'all don't have wakeboarders there? Tow boats...

Y'all don't have wakeboarders there? Tow boats with a superstructure with speakers and board racks. Big ol' coolers full of Bud Light and the Silver Bullet.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Here's some route planning inspiration: ...

Here's some route planning inspiration:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nJu0vEVAes
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Gotta love those. In the summer, riding out...

Gotta love those. In the summer, riding out towards the local lake we get wakeboarder trailers - so fun!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

So close! I might have to put my 330 gram MTB...

So close! I might have to put my 330 gram MTB tyres on, leave the water bottle at home and take the KOM Saturday.

1 Garlen G (https://www.strava.com/athletes/2093616). 5:41...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

https://scontent.fphx1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/12...

https://scontent.fphx1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/12341251_528432920639013_8325822515457302753_n.png?_nc_cat=101&ccb=2&_nc_sid=9267fe&_nc_ohc=mMiV9WIsqGAAX8lymfW&_nc_oc=AQnj0p_DmtIoSbhXrRns-uIUzK_8sPugW...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Very nice! Wonder who got the DICK out of the...

Very nice! Wonder who got the DICK out of the DICKEY's sign. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I was thinking a 5-seat fatbike would be nice....

I was thinking a 5-seat fatbike would be nice. Looks like this one crabs a little bit - someone needs a bigger frame alignment table :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9J0paDquX8
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

At least the bottom bracket won't creak.

At least the bottom bracket won't creak.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

This beauty in Virginia is just a hair small at...

This beauty in Virginia is just a hair small at 57cm... (another complete, though)

https://www.facebook.com/commerce/listing/502339900671960/?media_id=0&ref=share_attachment
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I have a lot of bad memories from the late...

I have a lot of bad memories from the late '80s/early '90s of drinking skunked Canadian beers. Especially Moosehead.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 12:00 AM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Rail news alert: The Canadians are trying to...

Rail news alert: The Canadians are trying to invade Syracuse, NY!!!

https://trn.trains.com/news/news-wire/2020/12/01-csx-canadian-national-exend-deadline-for-massena-line-sale
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

The same could be said for a certain stompbox on...

The same could be said for a certain stompbox on the pedalboard in the top pic.

Not gonna say it. Wouldn't be prudent. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Yeah, I imagine the fields would be all wrong,...

Yeah, I imagine the fields would be all wrong, but like you say it is free, and the lightest/most aero solution :)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I've enjoyed corona effect twice this year. I...

I've enjoyed corona effect twice this year. I didn't sense increased performance but I did hurry to get from under the lines!

These were the worst. A little ways west of here, the Maricopa...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

You usually have to be directly under the wires...

You usually have to be directly under the wires near their lowest point. I kinda doubt those have enough sag to get ya. Maybe if you stood on the roof of that green structure...
12-02-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 732
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I rode in 2015, and this is a pic from the area...

I rode in 2015, and this is a pic from the area in 2018, perfect gravel.
...
12-02-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 732
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Yeah deep gravel is pretty nasty. They over...

Yeah deep gravel is pretty nasty. They over graveled a quarter mile of one of my local gravel routes earlier this year. And it's a spot that maintenance trucks rarely travel so it'll be loose for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Are you going to take up winding coils by hand? ...

Are you going to take up winding coils by hand? Could make for an excellent winter passtime.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Get a mountain bike and start riding transmission...

Get a mountain bike and start riding transmission line service roads. The corona effect effect around the low spots might goose you along a bit.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I've heard it's difficult to get the couplers...

I've heard it's difficult to get the couplers unless you're a frame builder, dunno if that's still the case.

Sorry, no big frames sitting around. This hotttttt complete is for sale locally, and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

depends on the weight of the battery pack I...

depends on the weight of the battery pack I reckon.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

​​​​​​​You'd think a bear/ mouse would be...

​​​​​​​You'd think a bear/ mouse would be familiar with the Grizz.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/841x670/128859544_2544934649133390_4725735734971202007_n_95a796e285849ff74b18a5bde013e470f2096358.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Ouch. The bone breakage doesn't give me the...

Ouch. The bone breakage doesn't give me the willies like the ligament detachment.

Cast off on Valentine's day!
12-02-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 255
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I usually run Sram PG-850. Unfortunately a bit...

I usually run Sram PG-850. Unfortunately a bit heavier than ye olde 105 and up cassettes, but work fine.

Make sure you select the 11-28, 12-23, or 12-26. Some road derailleurs can't handle the...
12-02-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,068
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

If I could get mystery bikes shipped here for $10...

If I could get mystery bikes shipped here for $10 a box, I would. I can build a boxed kids bike in 15 mins. Could probably sell it on CL for $50 fairly quickly.

Thing is the boxes are...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Check out the double barrel launch ramp! Pro...

Check out the double barrel launch ramp! Pro cycling coverage needs to add orchestration like this for broadcasts. What kinda big cogs are they running? Looks like 17T big cogs, or thereabouts.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Confirmation: ...

Confirmation:

https://www.oasport.it/2020/12/ciclismo-e-morto-a-86-anni-aldo-moser/
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Rumour on the Twitters has it that Aldo Moser...

Rumour on the Twitters has it that Aldo Moser passed away :( RIP

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x400/1606919970_a2a85cd92b4c1290de0411ec988d91170342b725.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I always get songs stuck in my head. Lately...

I always get songs stuck in my head. Lately it's this one a lot:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVXR2LYeFBI
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Everesting is passť. All the kids are...

Everesting is passť. All the kids are "trenching" now :)

https://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/latest-news/strava-stats-reveal-effort-behind-riders-450km-25-hour-box-hill-trenching-challenge-484323
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Hahahaha! ...

Hahahaha!

https://twitter.com/49ers/status/1333812863232659457
12-01-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,068
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

My first guess would be mamachari city bikes....

My first guess would be mamachari city bikes. Could be minivelos, would be kinda cool. No MTBs on this advert, but the flat bar road bike is kinda MTBish. Hard to tell, but I think the roadie is...
12-01-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,068
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Yep, I assumed they were olde North American...

Yep, I assumed they were olde North American market bikes, but he said Japan in a later post. I haven't seen many Japanese posters on the forums, if anyone knows of one, alert them to the thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

These Raquetball Illustrated covers are pretty...

These Raquetball Illustrated covers are pretty awesome! Dick Van Patten was a terror on the court!
...
12-01-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,068
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

They're not from the '80s or '90s. ...

They're not from the '80s or '90s.

Bridgestone continued using the brand on bicycles after they abandoned the US market. Funnily enough, their high-end road/track offerings are branded "Anchor"
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

How gauche.

How gauche.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Oh boy. I had a feeling we were going to get such...

Oh boy. I had a feeling we were going to get such a treat earlier this year. Luckily the 4th gallon of Liquid Plumber did the trick.
12-01-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,068
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I've seen it in Phoenix, AZ in the '80s and...

I've seen it in Phoenix, AZ in the '80s and Portland, OR in the '90s
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Oh, and in between the cheese graters, there was...

Oh, and in between the cheese graters, there was the trash can. I've never seen one of these in real life.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Ye olde cheese grater: ...

Ye olde cheese grater:

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1656x1200/powermacg5_profile_100043321_orig_03388413de8ea146242755576517a93660f693a7.png

The new cheese grater:...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

also post pics. Also, did they go back to the...

also post pics.
Also, did they go back to the cheese grater? I seem to remember hearing they did.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Quite the conundrum indeed.

Quite the conundrum indeed.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

​​​​​​That reminds me I need to fix my Photoshop...

​​​​​​That reminds me I need to fix my Photoshop (still running PS7).

I took one of the TVs I use as monitors and set it up in Mom's room so she can watch TV the day after chemo treatment (she's...
12-01-20, 02:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,068
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Some catalogs here: ...

Some catalogs here:
https://www.sheldonbrown.com/bridgestone/
12-01-20, 02:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,068
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

In the late 80s and the 90s, lower numbers were...

In the late 80s and the 90s, lower numbers were better. RB-1 being the best road bike, MB-0 (MB-zip) being the best mtb. MB-3 is the lowest one I'd care about. CB-_ were kinda meh hybrids, XO-_...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Seattle is the only NFL team without a single...

Seattle is the only NFL team without a single positive player.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Just found out this game can be viewed on a...

Just found out this game can be viewed on a mobile device with yahoo sports app, so viewing on the tablet. :bday:

might have to try firing it up on bluestacks at halftime so we can enjoy on a 32"...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 106,869
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Wonder if I should go check our lawn.

Wonder if I should go check our lawn.
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