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09-19-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 507
Posted By randallr

"All creatures of our God and King, lift up your...

"All creatures of our God and King, lift up your voice and with us sing"
Yep, I sing. Riding through fields before dawn, stars resplendent above.
07-25-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 839
Posted By randallr

I have fond memories of riding with my dad. I...

I have fond memories of riding with my dad. I have new memories of riding with my son, as he carries our granddaughters. Joyful.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,536
Posted By randallr

Thank you Thank you Thank you. My wife is past...

Thank you Thank you Thank you. My wife is past retirement age, riding on PI shorts, having troubles that were keeping her off the bike, she went and got some Assos shorts because of this post,...
Forum: Commuting
05-14-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By randallr

Bike commuting has done my body and soul a lot of...

Bike commuting has done my body and soul a lot of good. Some tips
1) Eye contact is key. I've ridden in Yangon before with good results but you really want to see the eyes of drivers to get a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,119
Posted By randallr

Is it broken? My zero cleats don't last 1/5th as...

Is it broken? My zero cleats don't last 1/5th as long as my old school X1 cleats. The tip breaks off. My zero cleats are lasting a bit longer now that I lube them every time I ride.
Forum: Foo
04-07-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 316
Posted By randallr

Thanks for that post about the Sawtooths and what...

Thanks for that post about the Sawtooths and what it was like to be there when the earth moved. Reminds one of what the word "awesome" means.
03-30-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By randallr

Vecchios in Boulder is open. They are the most...

Vecchios in Boulder is open. They are the most knowledgable shop I've ever done business with.
03-30-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By randallr

Those people did a fit for me back in 2015, was...

Those people did a fit for me back in 2015, was quite helpful.
03-06-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,473
Posted By randallr

Recently bought a Park cable and housing cutter. ...

Recently bought a Park cable and housing cutter. Should have bought it about 20 years ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,318
Posted By randallr

In my Gunnar buy, the dealer (Vecchios) added a...

In my Gunnar buy, the dealer (Vecchios) added a lot of value. They are quite skilled on fitting and knew exactly what would work best for me. As a result, it's the most comfortable bike I've ever...
02-08-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,190
Posted By randallr

+1 Bike commuting is time efficient: use time...

+1 Bike commuting is time efficient: use time you'd be spending in the gas burner and at the gym on your bike. I know the gas burner might be a bit shorter commute time across a week, but still...
Forum: Commuting
01-27-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 994
Posted By randallr

In several decades of commuting this has never...

In several decades of commuting this has never crossed my mind. Ever.
01-18-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,686
Posted By randallr

2 granddaughters, 2 and 4 years old. Live in SE...

2 granddaughters, 2 and 4 years old. Live in SE Asia, saw them last October. Delightful.
01-13-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,103
Posted By randallr

That photo of him with the peloton is beautiful. ...

That photo of him with the peloton is beautiful. Thanks for telling parts of his story. God be with you in your grief.
Forum: Commuting
12-28-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,199
Posted By randallr

I went through the same decision you're going...

I went through the same decision you're going through about 2 years ago. I started with Top Contact Winter 700c tires, slipped and fell about four times commuting on ice patches, switched to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,494
Posted By randallr

Wipperman Connex 11SX is going to be your longest...

Wipperman Connex 11SX is going to be your longest lasting choice due to minimal corrosion (it's stainless steel). I run their 8SX and change out chains a lot less often than I used to with SRAM...
12-07-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 935
Posted By randallr

I use Showers Pass Transit pant and have been...

I use Showers Pass Transit pant and have been real happy in rain up to two hours. I'm not in Portland, maybe there I'd buy one of their more expensive pairs. For a five mile ride they would be way...
11-23-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
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Views: 617
Posted By randallr

It's a package deal. You need the shifters as...

It's a package deal. You need the shifters as well as the derailleur. Lots of reasons.
Forum: Commuting
11-23-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,734
Posted By randallr

Showers Pass Transit Pants

Showers Pass Transit Pants
09-06-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 861
Posted By randallr

I ride this trail a fair bit in winter. They plow...

I ride this trail a fair bit in winter. They plow it every day (though it's fun to get on it at 6am before they've plowed when it's snowing lightly - pretty). I use studded tires front and back....
08-22-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,507
Posted By randallr

I'll throw in a second on Paul's. I have the Neo...

I'll throw in a second on Paul's. I have the Neo Retros on the front and Touring Cantilevers on the back on my bike and wow, are they nice. Great stopping force, also long lasting and low...
Forum: Commuting
04-22-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,157
Posted By randallr

+1 on the post on discussing routing info. Then...

+1 on the post on discussing routing info. Then talk about what things are like on the freeway: folks 10 ft off your bumper at 65mph
Replies: 16
Views: 3,226
Posted By randallr

My wife has similar, probably not as advanced as...

My wife has similar, probably not as advanced as what you describe, couldn't work cables to her SRAM shifters due to finger strength/pain issues, we put her on Shimano Deore Di2 1x (retrofitted her...
05-19-18, 04:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,970
Posted By randallr

I remember first seeing a bike with gears when...

I remember first seeing a bike with gears when the friend of a friend showed up on a three speed Raleigh in Fresno, California, in around 1967 or 1968. Thinking back, it's a real encouragement to me...
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