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Forum: Touring
08-04-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,206
Views: 189,513
Posted By Doug64

Netherlands ...

Netherlands
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Holland, the "hilly" part of the country....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,617
Posted By Iride01

I, as in me myself and I did not weigh the same....

I, as in me myself and I did not weigh the same. I, as in my jersey, my shorts my socks and I together weighed the same. There was probably a pound of sweat in my clothes.

I use some of hammer's...
07-31-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,631
Posted By peugeot mongrel

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07-30-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 16,986
Posted By base2

I see nothing wrong with those numbers. It's...

I see nothing wrong with those numbers.
It's good to have the data from an actual measuring device. I suspected that the e-assist of the cargo bike was influencing Stravas estimates.

How far...
Forum: Touring
07-30-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,206
Views: 189,513
Posted By BobG

My buddy Dick (red helmet) was struck from behind...

My buddy Dick (red helmet) was struck from behind by a car and died last month while riding locally here in NH. Dick was director of the Mt Washington NH Hill Climb bike race for many years and...
07-27-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,044
Posted By shed

So a follow up to this post. Last Saturday, I...

So a follow up to this post. Last Saturday, I deliberately rode the exact same route. Same breakfast, but I downed 16 oz of water before; and had 50/50 water/gatorade. It was about 5 degrees lower...
07-27-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 577
Posted By GlennR

My understanding is the foam ages and after 5 or...

My understanding is the foam ages and after 5 or so years its recommended to replace it. UV is increase the aging process.

4 years ago I bought a new Giro Synthe MIPS, it just cam out. 2 weeks...
07-27-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 577
Posted By davester

I think that helmet technology has improved...

I think that helmet technology has improved dramatically in the last 12 years. If you are doing fast rides, fast descents, or riding in heavy traffic, I suggest that you buy one of the models that is...
07-26-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,885
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

You don't want to do that. Your "easy"...

You don't want to do that.

Your "easy" efforts are too hard, recruiting fast twitch fibers so you don't train your slow twitch fibers.

Your "hard" efforts are too easy so you don't train your...
07-26-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,805
Posted By walnutz

You either care about preventable deaths and a...

You either care about preventable deaths and a government that has done almost nothing about them, or you don’t. These aren’t just numbers, these are people.
07-26-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,805
Posted By canopus

So I thought this thing was dead but apparently...

So I thought this thing was dead but apparently everyone just wants to argue with whoever disagrees with them. That is fine, that's what makes this country great, the disagreement part. But let us...
Replies: 19
Views: 904
Posted By stevage

I'm pretty bad in the heat. Years ago, I did an...

I'm pretty bad in the heat. Years ago, I did an intense 7 day cycle tour over the Snowy Mountains (southeastern Australia), and got heatstroke on the first day. (Writeup here:...
07-18-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,631
Posted By CliffordK

https://www.realclearpolitics.com/cartoons/images/...

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Replies: 15
Views: 1,577
Posted By Troul

It is a thing that happens with a lot of retail...

It is a thing that happens with a lot of retail purchases. Unless a preassigned serial number or other registration key factor has been established, it will be susceptible to that type of behavior.
07-15-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 16,986
Posted By Syscrush

I'm starting to find my groove doing these short...

I'm starting to find my groove doing these short (~1hr) training rides with lots of resistance.

I'll say that it's definitely a huge help having the power meter and HRM. I may sign up for...
Replies: 19
Views: 904
Posted By divided_cycle

I'm in central Florida and it has been hotter and...

I'm in central Florida and it has been hotter and more humid earlier this season than last. During the week I just get out whenever I can but now take along extra water and electrolytes even for a...
07-13-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,044
Posted By sch

Easiest way to assess hydration is unclothed...

Easiest way to assess hydration is unclothed before and after ride weight. Even in winter I will lose 2-3# weight on a
40-50 mile ride. In the summer 3# is minimum and have lost upto 5#, that is at...
07-12-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,044
Posted By CAT7RDR

Whenever someone mentions chest pain, I would...

Whenever someone mentions chest pain, I would encourage him to seek medical attention. When dehydrated my pulse will increase, but I have no chest pain.
07-11-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 956
Posted By genec

I wonder if both WHO and CDC are terribly...

I wonder if both WHO and CDC are terribly underfunded to be able to take on a mission like this... and note that no other similar agency has offered any more substantive answers.

I also note that...
07-11-20, 12:49 AM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 1,887,955
Posted By jbchybridrider

My 89 iboc pro is close enough to finished. I...

My 89 iboc pro is close enough to finished. I restored the frame and just cleaned up the parts swapping a few from the parts bin. Only things bought were the decals a bottle cage brake pads and $4...
07-09-20, 11:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,805
Posted By 79pmooney

Countries that instituted tracing early,...

Countries that instituted tracing early, countries that mandated everyone wear masks and counties that instituted rigorous quarantine and distancing all have fared radically better than the US. I...
07-09-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 956
Posted By wgscott

Despite it not living up the the august editorial...

Despite it not living up the the august editorial standards of the Journal of Applied Ball Bearing Research, the WHO revised their stance in light of the letter:
...
07-09-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,805
Posted By MinnMan

Many of us would emphasize that other countries...

Many of us would emphasize that other countries have done a better job than the US. Most of those countries are comparatively wealthy, with strong national health systems. A very interesting...
07-09-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,805
Posted By genec

You don't trust New Zealand, Australia, Canada,...

You don't trust New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Germany, Finland... or even your own Hawaii? What countries do you trust? Or is it particular people that you only trust?

Even the EU, which in...
07-09-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,805
Posted By Biker395

I get it from books and documentaries on the...

I get it from books and documentaries on the subject. A lot more is known about that virus than was known before. They've gone into permafrost to find some of the different strains of the virus. It's...
07-09-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,533
Posted By CV-6

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07-09-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,805
Posted By Biker395

I'm feeling the same disappointment with the...

I'm feeling the same disappointment with the general public. Mirroring their thoughts about politics, they really don't seem to be able to see the grays between black and white, and use reasonable...
07-09-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 1,887,955
Posted By intron

Stumpjumper back in action

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82/83 Specialized STUMPJUMER Sport
Forum: Touring
07-09-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,206
Views: 189,513
Posted By Stadjer

It's food delivery, the French would probably not...

It's food delivery, the French would probably not tolerate it from other deliveries.
07-09-20, 04:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,758
Posted By dsbrantjr

Torx drive is more resistant to "cam-out" than...

Torx drive is more resistant to "cam-out" than slotted or Phillips heads, and more resistant to stripping than hex drive. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torx
I suspect that they tolerate use with...
07-08-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,933
Posted By tds101

I decided to get retested for antibodies last...

I decided to get retested for antibodies last week (7/1/2020), and it came back as positive. As for immunity? Who the hell knows,...
07-05-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,827
Posted By noisebeam

If I am hiking or going where there is no water I...

If I am hiking or going where there is no water I take a lot of extra and would not go mid day in the summer. But if cycling where there are a few potential water stops I am comfortable taking too...
07-04-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,552
Posted By Miele Man

I don't know about the science but I do know that...

I don't know about the science but I do know that snacking on dried fruits/nuts on logging/mining road tours in Northern Ontario, Canada makes a big difference in how you feel after a couple of...
07-04-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,552
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Overnight your body converts fat into carbs via...

Overnight your body converts fat into carbs via gluconeogenesis, so you should generally have 25g of blood sugar (100 calories), 100g of glycogen in your liver (400), and 400g (1600) in your muscles...
07-04-20, 03:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 927
Posted By Retro Grouch

Your first step should be to try to determine...

Your first step should be to try to determine what is causing the flats.

My guess isn't going to be any better than anybody else. Since you say you recently re-spoked, check your rim tape. The...
07-03-20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 927
Posted By 79pmooney

Find the reason for the flats. First find the...

Find the reason for the flats. First find the flat on the tube. The hole itself may tell you the cause, If not, match it up with the tire and rim. Look for the cause there. The causes could be...
07-02-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 1,887,955
Posted By victorm

Gotta say it felt good to put the decals on her...

Gotta say it felt good to put the decals on her today lovin this build
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07-02-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 979
Posted By tyrion

[/indent] You might need a setback seatpost, so...

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You might need a setback seatpost, so I wouldn't invest in an expensive one until you're determined how much setback you need.

The Velo Orange Grand Cru seatpost is one of the longer...
07-02-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 979
Posted By phughes

Actually the Microshift 10 and 11 speed bar end...

Actually the Microshift 10 and 11 speed bar end shifters can be switched to friction.
07-02-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 979
Posted By blakcloud

That frame is not designed for side pull brakes,...

That frame is not designed for side pull brakes, so you have to stick to cantilever or V brakes.

Your choice of cantilever will also mean purchasing cable hangers for front and rear. Not...
Forum: Touring
07-02-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By PedalingWalrus

I think a saddle bag fits more stuff and is more...

I think a saddle bag fits more stuff and is more practical but You can also opt for the bikepacking seat butt rocket bag. My friend replaced his revelate with a new large apidura bag and that thing...
06-29-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 57,401
Views: 8,336,123
Posted By machinist42

653, But Alas, 53 <sigh emoji>

Vintage roadbike bob jackson dura ace - $450Posted 2020-06-29 15:37

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06-29-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 57,401
Views: 8,336,123
Posted By sheddle

Well, this will go fast. ...

Well, this will go fast.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/bik/d/vintage-gary-fisher-1987-montare/7150495342.htmlVintage Gary Fisher 1987 Montare Mountain Bike - $75 (Seabeck)...
06-21-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,827
Posted By Indyracer

Convenience store to buy a bottle or two of...

Convenience store to buy a bottle or two of water. Masks are useless.
06-19-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,933
Posted By wgscott

tds101 I wonder if this is the problem: ...

tds101

I wonder if this is the problem:

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/18/health/coronavirus-antibodies.html
Forum: Foo
06-18-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,518
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I love the Methow! If you ping me in advance,...

I love the Methow! If you ping me in advance, I'll probably come out for a few days to meet you. Maybe get dinner to celebrate your Rendezvous traverse. I'll take you hiking, too, I maintain a 7 mile...
Forum: Foo
06-17-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,518
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is downtown Winthrop in December. I go every...

This is downtown Winthrop in December. I go every year for my birthday. There are a lot of great places, but I keep coming back here. It's wonderful in every season, but I love snow, and they get a...
06-14-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 1,887,955
Posted By Unca_Sam

Made some changes

I'll say this is complete now.
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First real trail ride. ...
Forum: Touring
06-13-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,206
Views: 189,513
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Gravel Circumnavigation of Moosehead Lake (2...

Gravel Circumnavigation of Moosehead Lake (2 nights)

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06-11-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,384
Posted By roundypndr

During the time of shelter in place, I noticed...

During the time of shelter in place, I noticed how much quiet the roads were, but also observing, as well as hearing anecdotal comments on how much faster motorists were driving on our local...
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