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08-05-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By spelger

and let's not forget ...

and let's not forget
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2008_Chinese_milk_scandal
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2007_pet_food_recalls
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Food_safety_incidents_in_China
...
08-04-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By spelger

I would stay away from any food products from...

I would stay away from any food products from China. spend more and worry less.
08-04-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 567
Posted By spelger

i always thought they were the same. kidding...

i always thought they were the same.

kidding aside it happens to me too from time to time.
07-31-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By spelger

Funny, mentally I saw saddle bag too and was...

Funny, mentally I saw saddle bag too and was wondering about the weird replies.
07-31-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 556
Posted By spelger

Funny you should write this. I was just thinking...

Funny you should write this. I was just thinking the other day what a total mouth breather I am when on the bike. only in descent does my IQ appear to go up. :lol:

Seriously though, I cannot get...
07-16-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By spelger

I wrote my own PC app to do this. Surely there...

I wrote my own PC app to do this. Surely there must be others too.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,309
Posted By spelger

probably as many engineers as it takes to screw...

probably as many engineers as it takes to screw in a light bulb.
07-15-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,585
Posted By spelger

Ha! reminded me of this... ...

Ha! reminded me of this...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,989
Posted By spelger

i don't like these segments that go through stop...

i don't like these segments that go through stop signs. they make absolutely no sense. not sure if it is possible but strava should kill them as they are created. not sure if stop signs are on some...
07-07-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 672
Posted By spelger

But isn't the main point of having a smart...

But isn't the main point of having a smart trainer for it to increase the load as needed?
07-05-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,668
Posted By spelger

You say tomato i say tomato. (sounds better...

You say tomato i say tomato.

(sounds better when spoken)
07-01-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By spelger

i see what appears to be threads on the side wall...

i see what appears to be threads on the side wall just above your thumb. maybe a quality problem, i don't see any evidence of sidewall damage from a collision or rocks. just my untrained eye.
06-13-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,649
Posted By spelger

A bit seaweed laden but that is really nice. Here...

A bit seaweed laden but that is really nice. Here in Nevada picture something similar only take out the trees, take out the seaweed, take out the water, take out the shade, add some sand, some...
06-13-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 949
Posted By spelger

Aside from biking...

What else do you guys do? I've been a member of BF for a couple of years now and being here you all know that I like to ride. I do other stuff too and was wondering about you.

As for me, here are...
06-05-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,008
Posted By spelger

"Don't screw this up!" i about busted out...

"Don't screw this up!"

i about busted out laughing when i heard that. the facial expression, the way he said it, funny stuff. i do agree with it too.

-scott
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,844
Posted By spelger

i got slapped on the caboose once.

i got slapped on the caboose once.
05-27-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,558
Posted By spelger

This is how i am feeling about strava now. Why...

This is how i am feeling about strava now. Why would i pay to see how bad i am? taking away the leader boards might be one of the better things they have done for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2,487
Views: 388,590
Posted By spelger

yesterday's ride a couple of miles outside...

yesterday's ride a couple of miles outside Virginia City, Nevada. VC is a boom town from the Comstock days.

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

the city was named after a guy that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,917
Posted By spelger

Sup?

Sup?
05-02-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,362
Posted By spelger

i like the jersey. i would definitely wear one....

i like the jersey. i would definitely wear one. but i like to buy in person to get the feel for the thing.
04-19-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,261
Posted By spelger

i think you need to be careful about making the...

i think you need to be careful about making the claim that calcium supplements counter bone loss. in the first link even in their argument for the research they admit that this is only a hypothesis....
04-15-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,732
Posted By spelger

i think I would get lost in all that.

i think I would get lost in all that.
04-15-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,732
Posted By spelger

love mine.

love mine.
04-15-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 931
Posted By spelger

seems acceptable to me. Different price points...

seems acceptable to me. Different price points for different budgets. Kind of like a Honda being cheaper than an Acura. I drive a crv by the way.
04-15-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,241
Posted By spelger

just because something is old does not make it...

just because something is old does not make it crummy. my wife has never told me that i am crummy so at least so there is that.
04-09-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,396
Posted By spelger

i still have a lot to learn now that i am...

i still have a lot to learn now that i am gathering data. below is from a zwift training i did a couple of days ago...

before i really started looking at the data i made the incorrect correlation...
03-26-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By spelger

Totally Aero

Riding on bricks must be hard...up hill...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/453x604/agingcyclist_4cffa6235de36832e19ce2afe441c2d9617ae564.jpg
03-26-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,908
Posted By spelger

yes, you should have stopped.

yes, you should have stopped.
03-20-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,714
Posted By spelger

Since I donít have a power meter I will be using...

Since I donít have a power meter I will be using the hrm as a proxy for power.
03-02-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 14,865
Posted By spelger

best response ever.

best response ever.
02-21-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,739
Posted By spelger

i can handle exercise 1 fairly well.

i can handle exercise 1 fairly well.
02-07-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,770
Posted By spelger

cheese cake! (And Guinness.)

cheese cake!
(And Guinness.)
02-07-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,770
Posted By spelger

which is why I added the edit seconds after I...

which is why I added the edit seconds after I submitted my response.

i personally donít care how much my ride weighs. Iím not competing with anyone but me, myself, and I. And I really donít care...
02-03-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,460
Posted By spelger

65! WOW! who can do 65? I am not challenging,...

65! WOW! who can do 65? I am not challenging, just amazed...that is just crazy fast.

my top speed is 49 before spinning out, it was a 50 zone. someday i'll get there.
02-01-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,884
Posted By spelger

this is one reason why i hate just missing a...

this is one reason why i hate just missing a light. i am first, not only do i need to pay more attention to when it turns green i also have to be the first to stick my neck out. i am very careful...
02-01-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,884
Posted By spelger

Sounds like you got a deserved ticket. Canít...

Sounds like you got a deserved ticket. Canít stand red light runners, gives the rest of us a bad rep.

Where I live no light goes from yellow to green.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 818
Posted By spelger

Was not my intent to argue with you. probably...

Was not my intent to argue with you. probably more so with BahHumbug but i think he was really arguing my point exactly. anyway, i said i would do the experiment and i wanted to do it mostly because...
01-31-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,430
Posted By spelger

Exclusively white. Adding color adds weight and...

Exclusively white. Adding color adds weight and my W/kg is low enough already. :lol:
01-31-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 737
Posted By spelger

Cities have flags? wonder what mine is...oh my...

Cities have flags? wonder what mine is...oh my gosh, we have a flag.


https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/480x287/flag_78fd7c3afcdab741313189de409c8d44324a14b5.jpg
01-30-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 964
Posted By spelger

Hmmm...scary stuff...

https://khn.org/news/california-bike-fatalities-hit-25-year-high/

the article makes no mention so i know it is not related but i wonder how many are getting hit with the additional high drivers in...
01-30-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 737
Posted By spelger

sorry, Orion does not contain Sirius, that is the...

sorry, Orion does not contain Sirius, that is the alpha star of Canis Major chasing after Lupus the rabbit just below Orion.

I seem to recall being able to count all seven stars when i was much...
01-25-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,716
Posted By spelger

Why do we drive on parkways but park on driveways?

Why do we drive on parkways but park on driveways?
01-20-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,777
Posted By spelger

me? i just keep it simple by pedaling.

me? i just keep it simple by pedaling.
01-19-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By spelger

exactly what I did too. A nice pint of IPA.

exactly what I did too. A nice pint of IPA.
01-18-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,756
Posted By spelger

heading across Nevada. will probably do this...

heading across Nevada. will probably do this between July-Sept when i can find a week. figure i need 4 days to get across then turn around for a 100mi or so an drent a car to get back home. i've been...
12-14-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 874
Posted By spelger

Gotta love first world problems.

Gotta love first world problems.
12-12-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,383
Posted By spelger

i took those ratios to be hypothetical.

i took those ratios to be hypothetical.
12-12-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,383
Posted By spelger

I guess the chain inches makes sense if you are...

I guess the chain inches makes sense if you are comparing bikes but for me i deal in the ratios only since it is what makes sense to me. you are right about which will be easier to go up hill....
12-05-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,339
Posted By spelger

Ha! learned just on thanks giving that my sis and...

Ha! learned just on thanks giving that my sis and her husband only recently bought one. it does not get used very much.
12-05-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 17,174
Posted By spelger

Is that to say you can't shift with a derailleur...

Is that to say you can't shift with a derailleur while standing? I do it all the time (rear only). Or am I misunderstanding you?

-scott
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