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02-28-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,291
Posted By bruce19

Just curious. How old are you?

Just curious. How old are you?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 847
Posted By bruce19

Wow. That guy must have 0 % body fat.

Wow. That guy must have 0 % body fat.
02-27-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By bruce19

You're not old until you decide you/re old.

You're not old until you decide you/re old.
02-27-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By bruce19

I have no effin clue.But I'm here now.

I have no effin clue.But I'm here now.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 396
Posted By bruce19

My stock wheels were also Aksiums. I was using a...

My stock wheels were also Aksiums. I was using a Park digital scale when I weighed mine.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 847
Posted By bruce19

Ah, saddles. I've done all the saddle...

Ah, saddles. I've done all the saddle measurements including the computerized one. The all say I should be on a 143. but, what actually works for me is a 136. I have no idea why. My CAAD 12 came...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 396
Posted By bruce19

Just out of curiosity, do you know what it...

Just out of curiosity, do you know what it weighs? I'm wondering how it compares to my CAAD 12 w/105 and Ksyrium Elite USTs which comes in at 17 lbs 10 oz. The weight on mine includes a Garmin mount...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 396
Posted By bruce19

Aluminum.

Aluminum.
02-27-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 592
Posted By bruce19

I live in a constant state of conflict. I love my...

I live in a constant state of conflict. I love my Masi Gran Criterium S and my Guru Sidero (steel), and my Colnago World Cup CX and, most recently, my CAAD 12.
02-27-20, 05:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 595
Posted By bruce19

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20170513_110854_1__7e09192fc258708f55e0fb3b1059763ce3cf45cb.jpg
This one. I'm the kid on the left in the baseball cap. I have no idea...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,487
Posted By bruce19

That's my perspective.

That's my perspective.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By bruce19

I'm betting that an upholstery shop could do it....

I'm betting that an upholstery shop could do it. I've taken motorcycle seats to a local shop with excellent results.
02-26-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By bruce19

Or join a firearms forum? I am a concealed carry...

Or join a firearms forum? I am a concealed carry guy but I don't come here for info/discussion of firearms.
02-26-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By bruce19

You think that was a tantrum? You didn't grow up...

You think that was a tantrum? You didn't grow up in NJ. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,487
Posted By bruce19

I've had 7 of them. I just don't ride as much...

I've had 7 of them. I just don't ride as much anymore thanks to cycling.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 15,485
Posted By bruce19

Don't rush. The 21st Century is overrated.

Don't rush. The 21st Century is overrated.
02-25-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 982
Posted By bruce19

Do you ever....

.....see young people taken aback by the things you do? This happens to me a lot. If I show up on my Ducati or in my Fiesta ST or tell them I've just finished a 50 mi. ride on my bike, they give me...
02-25-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,519
Posted By bruce19

I try to buy the proper "tool" for the job....

I try to buy the proper "tool" for the job. Right now, my car (Fiesta ST), motorcycle (Ducati Monster S4), handgun (Glock 43X), and bikes (4 of them actually) all do what I need them to do. So, I...
02-25-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,519
Posted By bruce19

Some would say a cross bike.

Some would say a cross bike.
02-25-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,225
Posted By bruce19

You don't want to consider tubeless?

You don't want to consider tubeless?
02-24-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 677
Posted By bruce19

Are there helmets for a 1 yr old?

Are there helmets for a 1 yr old?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By bruce19

[QUOTE=Iride01;21339572] 3) I can find some...

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3) I can find some really light aluminum bikes with great components that are much lighter than their carbon counterparts for significantly less bucks. I'm wondering if I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,487
Posted By bruce19

This is my 7th and last Ducati. It's older (2001)...

This is my 7th and last Ducati. It's older (2001) but I still smile every time I see it.
...
02-21-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 879
Posted By bruce19

Just one other thing. One of the things that has...

Just one other thing. One of the things that has helped me is to ignore the computer and focus on technique. Practice spinning and using different cadences and gearing to what works in different...
02-21-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 879
Posted By bruce19

For most of my life I have been a competitive...

For most of my life I have been a competitive athlete culminating in a scholarship to play football (QB) and baseball (SS) in college. So, getting into cycling later in life became a competitive...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 15,485
Posted By bruce19

If I was shopping for a new road bike it would...

If I was shopping for a new road bike it would have discs. They are just better.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,487
Posted By bruce19

Well, what drew me to cross for the rail/trials...

Well, what drew me to cross for the rail/trials was the greater tire clearance. My other bikes are 3 road bikes with rim brakes. If I had had a disc brake road bike I might not have been drawn to CX....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,487
Posted By bruce19

160 mm Avid. The calipers are actually silver.

160 mm Avid. The calipers are actually silver.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,487
Posted By bruce19

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRe3rMyw5F8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRe3rMyw5F8
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,203
Posted By bruce19

Which pedal was down?

Which pedal was down?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,487
Posted By bruce19

Because I'm done pissing my money away on cars...

Because I'm done pissing my money away on cars and Ducatis and I need to piss it away on something so....bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,487
Posted By bruce19

Discs. I'm running 28 mm "gravel" tires, which I...

Discs. I'm running 28 mm "gravel" tires, which I take to be somewhere between road and cross tires. The gravel tires are fine but a bit lacking up the little steep "ups" when coming to a gate on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,487
Posted By bruce19

I don't get gravel bikes

Let me start by saying that I am open to being educated. I have a very nice cyclo-cross bike. Why would I need a gravel bike? Is there a significant difference? If so, what is it? Might as well throw...
02-20-20, 05:26 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,118
Posted By bruce19

Some years ago, someone riding a bike on a...

Some years ago, someone riding a bike on a sidewalk actually hit and killed a pedestrian. The cyclist was charged by the PD. Not sure but it might have been vehicular homicide or something like that....
02-19-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,239
Posted By bruce19

An epic ride for me is one in which I worked...

An epic ride for me is one in which I worked myself and when I got home I thought "I can't wait to ride again."
02-18-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,118
Posted By bruce19

Stay off the sidewalks.

Stay off the sidewalks.
02-16-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 957
Posted By bruce19

My first air of BOA shoes were Specialized in...

My first air of BOA shoes were Specialized in year 2 or 3 I had to replace a cord. The Specialized dealer did it in about 15 minutes. No charge. Since then (another 3 yrs) I've had no issues. My new...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,452
Posted By bruce19

That's interesting. I am originally from...

That's interesting. I am originally from Hackensack with weekends with my dad on Genesee Ave. in Teaneck.
02-15-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,458
Posted By bruce19

That cop was a dick.

That cop was a dick.
02-15-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By bruce19

If I wasn't riding this Guru Sidero, I'd be...

If I wasn't riding this Guru Sidero, I'd be looking at these steel bikes.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,890
Posted By bruce19

This thread has convinced me to stay with...

This thread has convinced me to stay with mechanical.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,452
Posted By bruce19

I've posted this before but I'm feeling really...

I've posted this before but I'm feeling really lucky reading all this. About 6 yrs. ago I broke my neck in a crash. Put my teeth (chipped) through my lip, several vertebrae fractured but the big one...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,521
Posted By bruce19

I was born in 1946 but I don't have knee issues...

I was born in 1946 but I don't have knee issues so I can't speak to that. I can say that last year I went to Mavic tubeless and they made the bike lighter, quicker to spin up and much more...
02-14-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By bruce19

Sorry that I can't answer your question as posed....

Sorry that I can't answer your question as posed. I can say that I have a Colnago World Cup CX with 105 and it's awesome. It's an AL frame...
02-13-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,747
Posted By bruce19

I don't have bad days. And, when someone tries to...

I don't have bad days. And, when someone tries to bring me one, I just evaporate them.
02-12-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,747
Posted By bruce19

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinesiology

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinesiology
02-12-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,747
Posted By bruce19

I think this is about it. Not encouraging but...

I think this is about it. Not encouraging but true.
02-12-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,707
Posted By bruce19

I think the highest price a person should pay is...

I think the highest price a person should pay is whatever that person can afford to pay for what he/she wants. I also think I wouldn't be asking what BF thinks I should do with my life.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By bruce19

In the price range you suggest you will have many...

In the price range you suggest you will have many really good choices. The advice to try them is good advice. One other thing I'd note is that a bike with a CF frame will give you less in the way of...
02-07-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By bruce19

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yA3w-KD3Fs&t=622s...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yA3w-KD3Fs&t=622s

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