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05-15-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 507
Posted By caloso

I've tried it. It doesn't work. Chain will skate...

I've tried it. It doesn't work. Chain will skate over the top and not engage the cogs properly. These are Shimano chains and cassettes (105 and Ultegra).
05-15-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13,415
Views: 670,376
Posted By caloso

Last night: 5 x 5' @ 105-110% with 1' rest. (We...

Last night: 5 x 5' @ 105-110% with 1' rest. (We used to call those ZeCanon Intervals in honor of a former member, now esteemed cycling journalist)

Hit all my targets without much difficulty and...
05-14-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,047
Posted By caloso

The actual rich people I know tend to buy...

The actual rich people I know tend to buy well-made stuff that lasts forever, like a 20-year old MB E-class sedan.
05-13-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,837
Posted By caloso

Cycling became a sport the moment the second...

Cycling became a sport the moment the second bicycle was created.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 304,123
Posted By caloso

Learn the art of soft-pedaling. Basically, you...

Learn the art of soft-pedaling. Basically, you are coasting, but you keep turning the pedals over, just not fast enough to engage the pawls of the freewheel. It looks smoother, but more importantly...
05-13-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,400
Posted By caloso

With the right drugs.

With the right drugs.
05-13-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 989
Posted By caloso

Good stuff. Usually you have to hang out in...

Good stuff. Usually you have to hang out in Commuting to get this kind of high level "I caught a roadie in full spandex" content.
05-13-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3,762
Views: 156,273
Posted By caloso

Congrats!

Congrats!
05-11-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13,415
Views: 670,376
Posted By caloso

That feeling when Euro Pros come out to the local...

That feeling when Euro Pros come out to the local Saturday ride:

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It...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By caloso

Conventional wisdom is to put the new tire on the...

Conventional wisdom is to put the new tire on the front and rotate the other to the back. Thatís because a front flat is potentially much worse at speed.
05-09-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,867
Posted By caloso

I solved my numb hands by going bare handed.

I solved my numb hands by going bare handed.
05-08-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13,415
Views: 670,376
Posted By caloso

Similar feeling. TP says I'm at -5 but my...

Similar feeling. TP says I'm at -5 but my fatigue feels like 3 times that. We put on our race last weekend, so I was up at 4:30 both days, raced twice both days, and then stayed to marshal corners,...
05-07-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,142
Posted By caloso

4 miles one-way by the most direct route. I have...

4 miles one-way by the most direct route. I have a lot of alternate routes that let me add on additional miles if time allows. As long as you keep intensity down, an hour long ride isn't going to...
05-01-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,027
Posted By caloso

This.

This.
Forum: Commuting
04-29-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,007
Posted By caloso

I literally started commuting because I was...

I literally started commuting because I was training for a triathlon. I was frustrated because I was blowing off a lot of my bike workouts that I had scheduled for the evening. I'd ride the bus home...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,304
Posted By caloso

Yeah, I know. I'm planning to pass on this...

Yeah, I know. I'm planning to pass on this current car to my kids in a year when they turn 16. I expect that they could park it in the HS parking lot with the keys in the ignition and no one would...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,304
Posted By caloso

Heavier, less aero, requires a heavier fork, more...

Heavier, less aero, requires a heavier fork, more expensive, and uglier. But other than that, sure great.
Forum: Commuting
04-22-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,652
Posted By caloso

A decent subset of my FB friends are high school...

A decent subset of my FB friends are high school classmates. I can tell which ones have kept active. They're the ones not complaining about chronic health issues.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,304
Posted By caloso

Cross bike? Sure. Mountain bike? Sure. Road...

Cross bike? Sure. Mountain bike? Sure. Road bike? Nope.
04-22-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,212
Posted By caloso

https://www.rei.com/product/751831/cateye-strada-c...

https://www.rei.com/product/751831/cateye-strada-cadence-bike-computer
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,112
Posted By caloso

You have perfectly described my family. I have...

You have perfectly described my family. I have 19 first cousins on my dad's side, several of us are in recovery, several others ought to be. And quite a few of us are frankly a bit fanatical about...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,112
Posted By caloso

I come from a long line of people who don't do...

I come from a long line of people who don't do anything in moderation, especially alcohol. I'll take the bike.
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