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Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 238
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Got a nice 30.+ in on Sat, complete with three...

Got a nice 30.+ in on Sat, complete with three new Strava PRs, and a different 31.5 mile loop in on Sun, also with a few new PRs. Sunday’s ride started out in the rain, but was dry by the half way...
04-05-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,639
Posted By gregf83

I think/hope there will be some permanent changes...

I think/hope there will be some permanent changes in our society. I've been at home for 3 wks but had to drive into town once for a medical appointment during the week. It was like driving at 7AM on...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 238
Posted By Ogsarg

Yesterday's forecast had a slight chance of rain...

Yesterday's forecast had a slight chance of rain but definite rain for Sunday. We've had rain every Sunday for 5 weeks so I wanted to get in a decent ride. Managed to get in 50 miles with rain...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 238
Posted By Richard Cranium

I rode 42 miles yesterday. I got 400 miles...

I rode 42 miles yesterday. I got 400 miles outside for March - and if you include fourteen hours of indoor trainer time during March - I guess that's staying pretty active.

What I really miss is...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 238
Posted By OldTryGuy

Got out 11pm Friday for 46 miles under a star...

Got out 11pm Friday for 46 miles under a star studded sky with almost no wind and a brightly shining Waxing Gibbous Moon. Looking good for a overnight FULL MOON 100+ mile ride on Wednesday.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-20, 03:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 238
Posted By znomit

Rode around the block on Friday night. Rode to...

Rode around the block on Friday night. Rode to work Saturday and Sunday.
04-01-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,639
Posted By Digger Goreman

So, will the 3ft passing rule necessarily change...

So, will the 3ft passing rule necessarily change to 6 feet?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By Kabuki12

All things considered, we are hanging in there in...

All things considered, we are hanging in there in eastern Ventura County Southern California. I rode to Ventura where my shop is and back to Santa Paula. Only saw a couple of other cyclists out on...
Forum: Foo
03-27-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,089
Posted By dagray

It's Alive ...

It's Alive

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By Kabuki12

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03-11-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,734
Posted By rumrunn6

Regarding the question: If the flu kills more...

Regarding the question: If the flu kills more people why are we so concerned about the virus that causes COVID-19? (from Lawrence Gostin, a professor Georgetown University who also directs the World...
03-10-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,734
Posted By Happy Feet

Sure man.. sure. Real information from...

Sure man.. sure.

Real information from someone who deals with the issue - not relevant. You trying to win a semantic point discussing a virus that kills people by using animal analogies -...
03-10-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,734
Posted By willibrord

I saw something yesterday on flu incidence in...

I saw something yesterday on flu incidence in Hong Kong. The winter flu season ended early and it is attributed to the precautions being taken for Coronavirus. Quarantines, travel restrictions,...
03-10-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,734
Posted By Happy Feet

In one post above you say there is no yes or no...

In one post above you say there is no yes or no answer. In the next post you say it's a simple yes or no question. I say.. it depends.

I think what Matcha said was: what's good for one flu is good...
03-10-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,734
Posted By Happy Feet

And your experience in health care is? It's...

And your experience in health care is?

It's funny that you would call me ignorant about this issue when a portion of my job is literally dealing with the containment of virulent pathogens like...
03-10-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,734
Posted By Happy Feet

It would seem the disconnect for some is...

It would seem the disconnect for some is believing that, by saying this is similar to influenza, it will minimize the effects or precautions in the minds of others. I made note of the WHO's concern...
03-10-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,734
Posted By Happy Feet

Well, yes and no. While they are different...

Well, yes and no.

While they are different viruses they are, for the most part very similar and could be considered the same. Most of the differences are ideological or based on the fact that...
03-03-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 12,249
Posted By Pratt

As a practical matter, before you die, what bikes...

As a practical matter, before you die, what bikes do you have, and what sizes?
03-02-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 12,249
Posted By rebel1916

Just hold your breath

Just hold your breath
03-02-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 12,249
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

If you're in California, you're already in grave...

If you're in California, you're already in grave danger of cleaving off into the Pacific, at which point you will become a sovereign nation, and the rest of America will utter a collective sigh of...
Forum: Touring
02-22-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,336
Posted By willibrord

China is the world's most powerful country now,...

China is the world's most powerful country now, we Americans just will not admit it. Yet.
You are right, Mandarin is difficult, probably twice as hard to learn as English., yet 1.5 billion people...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 453
Posted By atwl77

I finished a Super Randonnée in 50h 24m this...

I finished a Super Randonnée in 50h 24m this weekend. Although the route on RideWithGPS reported 12k elevation, but actual result on the Garmin was 9581m. That's still 382 miles with 31433 feet of...
02-12-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,878
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

koffee brown Funny you mention that because it...

koffee brown Funny you mention that because it was mentioned starting a sub forum here called "Spincyling and you"
02-12-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,878
Posted By caloso

You can certainly do some serious indoor training...

You can certainly do some serious indoor training on a spin bike; no one disputes that. The thing is that you're either going to have to find a coach/class like climb14er or do it yourself. ...
02-11-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,878
Posted By leob1

The spin class at my Y that I used to go to was...

The spin class at my Y that I used to go to was worth paying attention to(wink wink)
The spinning during the colder, darker months pays off when the weather gets nicer. on my first outdoor rides I...
02-08-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,913
Posted By Hermes

My wife and I started riding a tandem in 1980. We...

My wife and I started riding a tandem in 1980. We have done charity rides, self contained touring in Mexico, rode the coast of California from Monterey to Santa Monica and have done tours with...
02-06-20, 12:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By 79pmooney

Isn't it a treat to see someone who nails it? ...

Isn't it a treat to see someone who nails it? Very, very different issue, but I have had allergy/toxic reactions to many common solvents since I worked with fiberglass 4 years ago. It was common...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,341
Posted By Sapperc

And what exactly is wrong with SPD pedals on a...

And what exactly is wrong with SPD pedals on a road bike? Some of us actually prefer to be able to walk and ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,705
Posted By StephenH

1. 750 miles (4 days) or 501 miles (41:39 or so)...

1. 750 miles (4 days) or 501 miles (41:39 or so) or 1200+/- miles (8 days) or numerous 600k (2-day) and 400k (1-long day), depends on how you define a "ride".
2. I've never figured the average,...
Forum: Foo
02-03-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 988
Posted By Igotdibs

Rain shower, Banff, AB ...

Rain shower, Banff, AB

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02-03-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,907
Posted By tagaproject6

I support local bike shops located all over the...

I support local bike shops located all over the world.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-20, 12:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 431
Posted By TheDudeIsHere

I had a bad sore throat on Thursday, not so bad...

I had a bad sore throat on Thursday, not so bad on Friday then sucked again when I woke up today, Saturday. I had planned a climbing ride but with the sore throat, I figured maybe I shouldn't. Glad I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,705
Posted By CAT7RDR

For us old heavy guys maybe we can add slowest...

For us old heavy guys maybe we can add slowest mph while climbing without tipping over. Mine is 4.2 mph. :D
Forum: Foo
01-28-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,139
Posted By FiftySix

My hair isn't much different than that. Fingers...

My hair isn't much different than that. Fingers work great (for me) and they're harder to forget where I put them compared to a comb.

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,705
Posted By downtube42

400.3 miles, for a 24 hour period. 12 average....

400.3 miles, for a 24 hour period.
12 average. Short commute.
15
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,705
Posted By znomit

650km 50km 15km My usual training ride...

650km
50km
15km

My usual training ride is 15-20 km, but occasionally I'll get out for 30. Then there's a big gap up to 200/300/400/600.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 413
Posted By bikecrate

Perfect bike riding weather on Saturday. Low...

Perfect bike riding weather on Saturday. Low wind, 60's and sunny. I was back in the Ocala Nat. Forest and felt pretty good so I did a few extra miles. 45 total. Sunday was rainy in the morning...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 413
Posted By canklecat

Pretty decent weather again this long weekend....

Pretty decent weather again this long weekend. Decided to ride as much as I could before it's rainy and cold again. (Stock Show season here in Fort Worth, which is a magnet for our worst winter...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 413
Posted By Deal4Fuji

I don't usually document my routine rides here,...

I don't usually document my routine rides here, but today was the shake down ride for the newest old bike, an '89 Schwinn LeTour. 20 miles on my local loop. ...
01-14-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 801
Posted By BlazingPedals

In Strava they call it "following" others. If you...

In Strava they call it "following" others. If you follow someone, their rides will show up on your activity feed. Typically you follow all your friends and they follow you, and you can give attaboys...
Replies: 19
Views: 1,439
Posted By joewein

I rode another Century for January (on Strava...

I rode another Century for January (on Strava (https://www.strava.com/activities/3002302546)). I am not planning to match or break last year's record of 31 Centuries for the year, as long as I add...
01-12-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,008
Posted By jppe

What Cycling Events or Trips Do You Have Planned for 2020?

I enjoy weeklong supported rides so I usually plan around those. I also enjoy riding in new areas. Plans are being made for this year and here’s the current thinking.

April- Natchez Trace Ride end...
Forum: Touring
01-11-20, 01:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,489
Posted By Happy Feet

Huh? I have no problem building bushcraft type...

Huh? I have no problem building bushcraft type shelters and taught many youth how to do so as a scout leader. But our ethos also contained the idea of disassembly once one was finished with them....
Replies: 19
Views: 1,439
Posted By joewein

Thanks, GadgetGirlIL ! I am looking forward to...

Thanks, GadgetGirlIL ! I am looking forward to reading your ride reports!
Replies: 19
Views: 1,439
Posted By joewein

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Replies: 19
Views: 1,439
Posted By joewein

2020 Century-A-Month Club

The rules are simple, as always:

1. Ride a century every month.
2. Post a report here. Pictures are always nice if you have them.

Just to answer a few questions that may come up:

(a) A...
01-02-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By schundog

One Of The Best Gifts Ever!

My wife says I’m tough to shop for, but she knocked it out of the park for my recent 52nd Birthday. Through Shutterfly, and sneaking off with my phone for a couple of hours, she had this book of my...
Forum: Foo
12-31-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,951
Posted By nondes

Torres del Paine in southern Chile ...

Torres del Paine in southern Chile

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Forum: Touring
12-31-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,489
Posted By Pratt

Have to admit, I'm in the 'leave no trace' camp...

Have to admit, I'm in the 'leave no trace' camp (pun intended).
There is a certain pride in leaving in the morning, knowing that in 48 hours, no one could tell you had been there
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 390
Posted By Kabuki12

Glad to hear of your biopsy results. Moles are...

Glad to hear of your biopsy results. Moles are not to be fooled with, always good to have them checked. I’ve been dealing with skin cancer for 25 years. Scuamos cell and basil cell carcinoma. Had a...
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