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05-31-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,422
Posted By wafranklin

skinny guys

You thinner cyclists should go Bruce Lee on aggressive drivers.
Since you are cycling you are probably in better shape than the driver who is hassling you.
You are going to have better leg-work....
05-29-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,422
Posted By wafranklin

I am a laid-back guy.

I am a laid-back guy.
But when someone messes with me when I am riding my bike my temper spikes fast and dangerously.
It takes alot of effort for me to calm myself down which is, or course, the...
05-27-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,058
Posted By wafranklin

My handlebars are not rotated up. It just looks...

My handlebars are not rotated up. It just looks that way in the photo.
Here's another picture. Note the Fredy cell phone holder and rear view mirror....
05-27-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,058
Posted By wafranklin

insightful reply

Your insightful reply really hits the mark.
But seriously, do you think I should remove a headset spacer to look cooler?
05-27-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,058
Posted By wafranklin

I have updated my bike with some nice Dura Ace...

I have updated my bike with some nice Dura Ace road pedals and a water bottle bracket.
I don't think these updates influence my Fred factor.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,894
Posted By wafranklin

healthcare system overloaded?

The hospitals here in South Florida are sending emails to customers trying to talk
them into coming in. They are begging for customers.

The situation in Missouri where I have family is similar. I...
05-25-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,058
Posted By wafranklin

Am I a Fred?

My stack is pretty high.
Do I look like a fred? Getting close to Fred territory?...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,894
Posted By wafranklin

For most people, no need to hide

Some of our government leaders would like us to hide under our covers and
wait for them to hold forth on when it is OK to come out.

If you are healthy and under 40 years old, you will be fine....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 13,563
Posted By wafranklin

Strava, Elite version

Strava's new pricing will discourage new users as well chase off existing non-paying users.
Users quitting Strava is the worst consequence of the new pricing.
I can easily afford a Strava...
04-28-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,882
Posted By wafranklin

I really like your idea of stopping and kicking...

I really like your idea of stopping and kicking some of the debris to the side.
Thanks!
04-22-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,882
Posted By wafranklin

Bad attitude in South Florida

When I moved from St. Louis to Ft. Lauderdale I discovered
that the citizens of FTL have a different vibe/attitude than those in STL.
It's hard to put a label on it, but this sums it up pretty...
12-03-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,348
Posted By wafranklin

I kept the saddle from the bad bike and am using...

I kept the saddle from the bad bike and am using it on my new bike with no problems.
I have a video of that I took that shows the bike pulling, but I don't know how to post it.
12-01-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,348
Posted By wafranklin

Can you post info on how to find a custom bike...

Can you post info on how to find a custom bike builder?
Are there any custom aero bike builders?
I didn't realize this was an option.
12-01-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,348
Posted By wafranklin

Your idea of using my credit card company to keep...

Your idea of using my credit card company to keep the bike shop engaged is a good one. Thanks.

The new bike I am thinking about is a Trek Madone SLR 9.
These cost about $14,000.

I went to my...
11-30-19, 04:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,348
Posted By wafranklin

Are you asking me if the front brake pads were...

Are you asking me if the front brake pads were dragging? No, they were not.
11-30-19, 12:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,348
Posted By wafranklin

Burned by my local bike shop on subtle problem with bike

I am interested in buying a rather expensive new bike,

but I got burned pretty bad on a recent new bike purchase.


The purchase was a 2019 Giant Propel Advanced Disc for about $4000 from
...
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