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04-12-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,736
Posted By aplcr0331

It was until I hit that hill. What tire do...

It was until I hit that hill.

What tire do you recommend?
04-08-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,736
Posted By aplcr0331

My tire scores well in a *test* - "Well, that's...

My tire scores well in a *test* - "Well, that's good data!" and "anyone riding these tires must be amazing and awesome, just like me"

Tires don't score well in a "test" - "but muh variables",...
04-04-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,609
Posted By aplcr0331

That’s good speed, certainly faster than me....

That’s good speed, certainly faster than me. Easier to do when it’s so flat. 750 feet for 44 miles, damn.

My recent ride;
...
04-04-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 786
Posted By aplcr0331

Gonna see a lot of this nowadays. No bikes...

Gonna see a lot of this nowadays.

No bikes anywhere. I placed an order for a Trek Emonda for my wife in Sep 2020. It’s not arriving until 2022 now.

We just decided on a decent used Liv Avail.
...
04-01-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,018
Posted By aplcr0331

That’s because that is what it was. 2019-2020 was...

That’s because that is what it was. 2019-2020 was a bad flu year, in fact it was shaping up to be as bad as 2017-2018, but it was cut short by five weeks due to Covid.The first peak was earlier than...
04-01-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,018
Posted By aplcr0331

You had it last winter? Just a few months ago? Do...

You had it last winter? Just a few months ago? Do you have a power meter? How are your segment times looking? Did you do some training over the winter? Sounds like you feel positive that this year...
03-31-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,175
Posted By aplcr0331

I must not ride enough. This **** never happens...

I must not ride enough. This **** never happens to me.
03-25-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 771
Posted By aplcr0331

Interestingly enough I have loud hubs because...

Interestingly enough I have loud hubs because they work so well on my commute. I have about 10 miles of my commute on a MUP and in the past saying "On your left" produced some interesting results...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By aplcr0331

Great write up, super helpful thank you! My,...

Great write up, super helpful thank you!

My, mostly empty, dome piece is 58.5cm. It seems a lot of helmet makers have 58 as their cut for large/medium sizes. When I go large it's looks stupid....
03-09-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,623
Posted By aplcr0331

I occasionally see MTB’ers and from what I have...

I occasionally see MTB’ers and from what I have seen just about anything goes clothing wise.

I smell the weed way before I notice the clothes they’re wearing though.

Too baked to turn off their...
Forum: Commuting
03-07-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,138
Posted By aplcr0331

I’m 50, and do my commutes on a road bike. ...

I’m 50, and do my commutes on a road bike.

My regular commute is 18.5mi with a Cat4 climb near the end, long and steady. I have a longer route that is 32mi that I do from time to time.

It’s...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,415
Posted By aplcr0331

I watched the full video from the OP finally, and...

I watched the full video from the OP finally, and it's not what I was expecting and certainly wasn't bagging on Carbon. I mean he rides carbon bikes anyway. But now I can tell who didn't watch the...
02-10-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,473
Posted By aplcr0331

Ummm, hello? What about me? I'm unemployed so I'm...

Ummm, hello? What about me? I'm unemployed so I'm not out there eye-gouging mother nature with my Toyota Corolla everyday.

Where's MY money?
02-02-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,120
Posted By aplcr0331

Cool. I was booking down the highway in the...

Cool.

I was booking down the highway in the little ring, as I do from time to time, and a trucker I was drafting kept putting fingers out his window to let me know my speed.

Later me and my...
01-25-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,066
Posted By aplcr0331

I'm still stuck inside. Failed yesterday's...

I'm still stuck inside. Failed yesterday's workout.

But I'm sitting at 18 hours for the month.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-21, 02:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 433
Posted By aplcr0331

Yes, all of the above.Specialized, Giant, and...

Yes, all of the above.Specialized, Giant, and Canyon increase prices (https://road.cc/content/news/specialized-canyon-and-giant-increase-bike-prices-278405)
”Several major bike brands have increased...
01-17-21, 12:25 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,120
Posted By aplcr0331

Go with whichever is higher. I actually use...

Go with whichever is higher.

I actually use a Wahoo speed sensor on my front hub with my Bolt. Is it accurate? Meh...it’s consistent so that’s what I go with.

We’re not in danger of setting any...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,023
Posted By aplcr0331

Weird...I'm the opposite, I wanted my heel to...

Weird...I'm the opposite, I wanted my heel to stay in place.

I wear Giro Empire SLX shoes because I can use the laces to tie a heel lock pattern which works decently. No problems on centuries or...
01-10-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,623
Posted By aplcr0331

My favorite is Zipp Service Course CX. I like...

My favorite is Zipp Service Course CX. I like Supacaz too, and their plugs are great.

Lizard Skins didn’t suite me.
Fizik was pretty good too.
Shimano Pro Control is another real good one.

I...
12-21-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,667
Posted By aplcr0331

Here’s an exercise. Time to think like a noob....

Here’s an exercise. Time to think like a noob. Most of you are unable to do this. Put yourself in the shoes of Joe and Jane Schmuckateli from Anytown, USA.

Let's assume we get a pantload of new...
12-18-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,667
Posted By aplcr0331

No it won't help infrastructure at all. In fact,...

No it won't help infrastructure at all. In fact, it will probably harm it.

The "bike boom" is good for manufacturers, LBS's, and others-like all those people with bikes left in their garages for 4...
12-16-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,296
Posted By aplcr0331

I was competitive in my younger days (early...

I was competitive in my younger days (early 20's), particularly in basketball. Was I good? Nope, never was. But I loved to compete with other people who were competing with me at the SAME TIME. To...
12-16-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,480
Posted By aplcr0331

The problem is Zwift then. You don't actually...

The problem is Zwift then. You don't actually have to use Zwift, you can have a Garmin or Wahoo control your trainer's resistance. That way you can set your own intervals, and just run it off your...
12-15-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,480
Posted By aplcr0331

Jesus, why be so pedantic about it? I have the...

Jesus, why be so pedantic about it? I have the same trainer and it "coasts". If you pedal for 10 seconds with power and then stop pedaling your freewheel is still turning. Coasting.

Definition;...
12-15-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,296
Posted By aplcr0331

I'm super competitive when the other person is...

I'm super competitive when the other person is competing. Otherwise I could run up and cold-cock some dude and exclaim how tough I am. That's exactly what chasing down some grannie on her e-bike...
12-14-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,280
Posted By aplcr0331

I'll take, "things that never happened" for $600...

I'll take, "things that never happened" for $600 Alex.
...
12-14-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,876
Posted By aplcr0331

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12-11-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,876
Posted By aplcr0331

Wish. Granted. ...

Wish. Granted.


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Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,346
Posted By aplcr0331

Great job! My highest is a skosh over 4,000...

Great job!

My highest is a skosh over 4,000 in 2018.

I didn’t ride from mid April until the first week of August. Missed out on all the extra riding everyone else got in this year battling...
11-30-20, 12:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,512
Posted By aplcr0331

Great job! I think my best is a bit over...

Great job!

I think my best is a bit over 4,000 as well. Barely made over 1,000 this year. And last year I struggled to get to 2,000. I’m hoping to turn things around in 2021.

Next year I bet...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 01:25 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,897
Posted By aplcr0331

Do not. I repeat...DO NOT do any pulls in the...

Do not. I repeat...DO NOT do any pulls in the flats on the way to the rollers. Ever. Sit in. All you’re doing with your damn 4 W/kg is towing those climber nerds-the ones built like 7th grade...
11-20-20, 01:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,447
Posted By aplcr0331

In my state an e-bike is not a moped. e-bikes...

In my state an e-bike is not a moped. e-bikes have pedals, most (mopeds) do not. An e-bike can go on the MUP’s a moped cannot (even an electric moped). There’s probably not much crossover between the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 914
Posted By aplcr0331

Register for the TrainerRoad Forum...

Register for the TrainerRoad Forum (https://www.trainerroad.com/forum/)

Go to this thread; TrainerRoad Referral Code Requests & Sharing...
11-19-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,850
Posted By aplcr0331

Great job to those of you losing weight and...

Great job to those of you losing weight and sticking with it.

You can lose a ton of weight without exercising at all. It's a good idea to have some form of movement but you can easily lose much of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 470,799
Posted By aplcr0331

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2016 SuperSix Evo 105
09-30-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,881
Posted By aplcr0331

Holy ****...bunch of old farts in here. ...

Holy ****...bunch of old farts in here.

Damn.

Edit:
Someone already said it, I replied before reading the other replies. But you old farts probably fell asleep before reading this far down...
09-30-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 9,060
Posted By aplcr0331

Wait are you saying that the original post was...

Wait are you saying that the original post was SERIOUS?

Oh....might have to edit my post then.

And my response probably shouldn't make sense, it's mostly rambling little crackles of half witted...
09-30-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 9,060
Posted By aplcr0331

Yes, I do think you're expecting too much. But...

Yes, I do think you're expecting too much. But lectures are fun. Plus, apparently, you hate getting passed.

As you can see everyone here has never done anything wrong when cycling, just like you....
09-23-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 15,557
Posted By aplcr0331

You didn't know steel bikes are faster downhill?...

You didn't know steel bikes are faster downhill? I knew this already. That's why I have my wife (at the top of climbs) handing me bottles filled with lead and mercury that way my vastly inferior...
09-23-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,424
Posted By aplcr0331

Nice, thanks for posting this.

Nice, thanks for posting this.
05-12-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,348
Posted By aplcr0331

These are my "commute" wheels. I have the A23OC,...

These are my "commute" wheels. I have the A23OC, but also have 32 spokes. Worked for me from about 255lbs and down, trued once over the past 5,000 miles.
05-12-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,301
Posted By aplcr0331

Pssshhhhh....I'm in the UK now. I think it's cute...

Pssshhhhh....I'm in the UK now. I think it's cute how you complain about littering. Come on over here, for ****s sake this country is littered to ****. Disgusting.

Such a weird thing that I never...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 04:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By aplcr0331

CAAD12 everyday. Plus Scattante sounds like...

CAAD12 everyday.

Plus Scattante sounds like try hard “italian legacy” too much. And it’s a dumb name.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 14,750
Posted By aplcr0331

Great taste in seats and rear lights. Bike's...

Great taste in seats and rear lights.

Bike's not too shabby either...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-20, 04:16 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 14,750
Posted By aplcr0331

Do an experiment; 1. Search for "negative"...

Do an experiment;

1. Search for "negative" comments on , take those with a grain of salt.
2. Search for "positive" comments on [bike brand name], take those with grain of salt.

Buy the bike...
04-14-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 44,101
Posted By aplcr0331

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2016 SuperSix Evo
04-12-20, 04:01 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 15,244
Posted By aplcr0331

Why do you need “mainstream” love? Are you that...

Why do you need “mainstream” love? Are you that insecure in your frame choice?

Doesnt it feel good to know, I mean really really know deep in your bones that you’re riding the holy grail of...
04-08-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,119
Posted By aplcr0331

When my wife and I ride together she connects the...

When my wife and I ride together she connects the radar to her Vivoactive 3. She doesn’t use a head unit but the watch vibrates and shows a dot on the side. It’s red when a car approaches, amber as...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,138
Posted By aplcr0331

Comparing track and field events provide stark...

Comparing track and field events provide stark examples. The event are the same length, they’re a level playing field. Even though male and female don't race against each other you can compare their...
03-25-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By aplcr0331

Lemme guess...passed over twice for promotion to...

Lemme guess...passed over twice for promotion to SSgt and they kicked you out?

Now all you can do is “correct “ all those nasty civilians?

Someone tells me to take my hands out of my pockets,...
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