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Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,270
Posted By IdahoSpud

The not-so-subtle insinuation is that I'm not...

The not-so-subtle insinuation is that I'm not social distancing. That insinuation is incorrect, so you have no worries on that account. I doubt that I'd care much for your company anyway, because...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,270
Posted By Litespud

I volunteered at a large vaccination center in my...

I volunteered at a large vaccination center in my town. Quite boring at times, because you’re saying/doing the same thing hundreds of times per shift. However, also very uplifting because the folks -...
03-19-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,304
Posted By Eric F

I will echo the advice of others...The plan to...

I will echo the advice of others...The plan to "hang off the back" is not good. First of all, you're going to get dropped if you can't take advantage of the draft of the pack. Staying in the mix...
03-16-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,142
Posted By big john

Some of us HATE toe clips and straps.

Some of us HATE toe clips and straps.
03-12-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,608
Posted By scottfsmith

Along with the frame material don’t forget about...

Along with the frame material don’t forget about those fat and cushy 38c’s that you have on the Trek 520.

In summary heres what us old stiff guys need for a good long road ride:

A shock...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,952
Posted By AUPedla

Yup on a Roadmachine, you can see why I need tan...

Yup on a Roadmachine, you can see why I need tan wall :)

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03-03-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By frjeff

Swagman Chinook

Thanks; you helped me decide on this one.
03-01-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 914
Posted By Eric F

You will get to the point pretty quickly where...

You will get to the point pretty quickly where unclipping becomes second nature, and getting your foot down isn't much slower than if your were riding clipless.
03-01-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 914
Posted By sjammer

Almost happened yesterday, but not at a stop...

Almost happened yesterday, but not at a stop sign. I had to stop real quick because of someone stepping out right in front of me. Luckily I was able to unclip and not hit anyone.
02-24-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By Kapusta

Typically, “dropping a foot” in a corner is not...

Typically, “dropping a foot” in a corner is not done to actually touch the ground with your foot but to change you balance on the bike. Putting a foot out to catch yourself “just in case” is usually...
02-11-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,142
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

The previous owners of our house expanded the...

The previous owners of our house expanded the kitchen into what was once a one-car garage. So, now we have what I think of as bicycle parking and what my wife insists on calling "the pantry." This is...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,040
Posted By Rides4Beer

Sounds like he needs better mechanics :lol: ...

Sounds like he needs better mechanics :lol:

I haven't had any issues with over 20,000 miles on disc brakes.

Also don't care at all what the pros think or do, discs work for me, never going...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,040
Posted By rubiksoval

You must not watch much pro racing. He's...

You must not watch much pro racing.

He's done some very exciting things in races; surprise attacks on downhills, rolling breaks with Sagan, running up a mountain. Way more exciting than most...
02-08-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,142
Posted By OldsCOOL

Here is my bike room. Though I have a decent...

Here is my bike room. Though I have a decent storage area in the vintage shop, these bikes are too nice to risk someone breaking in to steal them. Those in the shop are expendable.

Hanging is the...
02-07-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,142
Posted By h2oxtc

I have something similar to the setup posted by...

I have something similar to the setup posted by Snotrub. Bike storage is in the guest bedroom, so I created a base to look like a slat wall, but isn't. Used door hinges to allow the bikes to swing,...
02-06-21, 04:41 PM
02-04-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,034
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I was thinking the back and biceps then chest and...

I was thinking the back and biceps then chest and triceps then legs scheme. Riding hits the legs already several times a week. I like training each body part twice a week. Trap bar deadlifts are butt...
02-02-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,197
Posted By Reflector Guy

Here's one that may or may not have been...

Here's one that may or may not have been mentioned yet: The bike is a good excuse to buy accessories for, upgrade and modify.

For a few years, I owned a Jeep Wrangler. The accessory aftermarket...
02-01-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,347
Posted By indyfabz

I'd rather have root canal. :D

I'd rather have root canal. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-21, 05:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,375
Posted By znomit

Fat MAMILs don't flourish in a 115psi 23c...

Fat MAMILs don't flourish in a 115psi 23c environment.
01-29-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,084
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

Crude Bike Stand

I saw this on a youtube video, and am really quite impressed with how stupidly convenient I'm finding it - so I thought I'd share.

I often bring the bike in through the house, so I can load it or...
01-29-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,845
Posted By caloso

I suppose everyone who washes greasy rags in the...

I suppose everyone who washes greasy rags in the clothes washer is single. Or is soon to be.
01-27-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,901
Posted By Greyhounds

I too thought that Hannah did a great job...

I too thought that Hannah did a great job supporting Ant. That girl knew her stuff. She could speak very intelligently about any topic he threw at her, even some pretty techie stuff.
01-27-21, 01:15 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,383
Posted By downhillmaster

I seriously feel bad for anyone that wouldn’t let...

I seriously feel bad for anyone that wouldn’t let their own children ride their precious bicycle.
Assuming the children are old enough to ride responsibly.
01-25-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,901
Posted By Nachoman

NBC Sports Gold is my one sports splurge every...

NBC Sports Gold is my one sports splurge every year (since i generally don't pay to watch any sports).
I'm also a Phil Liggett, Bob Roll, Christian Vande and Chris Horner fan. Don't judge me.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,218
Posted By noodle soup

Why is Strava estimated time so idiotic?

Why is Strava estimated time so idiotic?
01-25-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,410
Posted By Doug64

These are some "crazy footballers" . It was a...

These are some "crazy footballers" . It was a great crowd in France during the 2018 World Cup. I actually got into it, as did my wife and daughters. We spent two months riding in Europe and tried to...
01-25-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,410
Posted By caloso

One of the great things about having a...

One of the great things about having a world-level tour in your own back yard was to see the pros on your own training routes, and to hear the commentary from Paul and Bobke Roll. There's a section...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,612
Posted By Grouperdawg

I weigh 200lbs and went from 25 conti 5,000s to...

I weigh 200lbs and went from 25 conti 5,000s to conti tubeless 25 5,000s and the ride comfort was significant. I then went to 28s tubeless and it is like riding on a cloud and I will never go back....
01-21-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,927
Posted By jaxgtr

No disagreement with this at all. For the most...

No disagreement with this at all. For the most part, I have been lucky in that I been able to take many of the bike models I bought for log test rides, versus cruising the parking lot. I've had...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,715
Posted By jaxgtr

Amen!!!! I had a Cannondale SuperSix that I...

Amen!!!! I had a Cannondale SuperSix that I absolutely loved and should have kept, but I was stupid and sold it. I got a super deal on a Synapse HiMod and initially liked it, but grew to hate every...
01-19-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,096
Posted By Koyote

I drink every single day. A couple beers, or a...

I drink every single day. A couple beers, or a beer with dinner and a Scotch Whisky before bed. That's my vice. Well, that, and red licorice.
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