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Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,760
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

A couple years ago an XC/CX racer decided to race...

A couple years ago an XC/CX racer decided to race XC in a skinsuit, rolled through the feedzone, grabbed a couple of gels and tried stuffing them into his nonexistent pockets for half a minute before...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,760
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I can't imagine wearing a skinsuit and not having...

I can't imagine wearing a skinsuit and not having a bar bag.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I'm perfectly happy with North American market...

I'm perfectly happy with North American market stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

A Toyota that just rear-ended somebody should go...

A Toyota that just rear-ended somebody should go for pretty cheap though :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,760
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Some of those fancy NYC Venge-riding guys might...

Some of those fancy NYC Venge-riding guys might run sewups glued to 80mm rims :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,760
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

My jersey pocket loadout: Left: keys, cue...

My jersey pocket loadout:

Left: keys, cue sheets when needed, and sometimes a snack.
Center: credit card and cash
Right: phone
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I'm often tempted by X 1/9s. Usually...

I'm often tempted by X 1/9s.

Usually imagining that I can just put in the engine/drivetrain from a first or second gen MR2.

Not sure how feasible that actually is though.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Akvavit, espresso, and milk make for a tasty...

Akvavit, espresso, and milk make for a tasty treat.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Back hanger on my 1977 Toyota Corona failed, and...

Back hanger on my 1977 Toyota Corona failed, and luckily I was headed home from work so I was actually wearing a belt. I used that to hang the tailpipe from the bumper. Totally wrecked my belt but...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Don't forget to set your alarm clocks for the...

Don't forget to set your alarm clocks for the start of 24 Hours of Le Mans everybody!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

This is the only unpacking song I can think of. ...

This is the only unpacking song I can think of.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMvWc_PxFuY
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

In that air? risky! Indianapolis has cleaner...

In that air? risky! Indianapolis has cleaner air than Knoxville. Sad.
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1212x924/air_1db6d266e7a6ea2e3b69d863dcbfc9f75507c2ce.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Cats who climb saguaros are way cuter ...

Cats who climb saguaros are way cuter
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,760
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

They work with that bag. You might need longer...

They work with that bag. You might need longer housing/cables to go around the bag however.

Edited to add pic. I ran pretty long housing when I built this bike, just in case I ever need a larger...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,760
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

From what I read, covid-19 put a bit of a damper...

From what I read, covid-19 put a bit of a damper on buying food and water in NYC convenience markets/bodegas for a while. Many riders probably switched from group rides to solo rides, so you can't...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Got in a heat-of-the-day ride today. It was...

Got in a heat-of-the-day ride today. It was supposed to be just 10 miles or so, but I kept riding for some reason. Who knows, maybe someday I'll miss riding in triple digits, then I'd have thought of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,760
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I reckon a lot of Brooklynites only got room for...

I reckon a lot of Brooklynites only got room for one bicycle in their apartment, might not even have a big enough place that they'd want a spare non-aero wheelset to go with their non-aero bag. Bar...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

The Camas mill is operated by Georgia-Pacific,...

The Camas mill is operated by Georgia-Pacific, which is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Unfortunately it's owned by the evil Koch Industries.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,760
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Best way to carry lunch and a rain shell.

Best way to carry lunch and a rain shell.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Dang, the old chicken manure place I used to ride...

Dang, the old chicken manure place I used to ride by all the time has closed up shop. :(

Gerings end 44 years in chicken business | News | thereflector.com...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Pulp mills don't seem nearly as stinky as they...

Pulp mills don't seem nearly as stinky as they were back in the '70s
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

In Vancouver you could really smell the Camas...

In Vancouver you could really smell the Camas paper mill during temperature inversions.

The Camas Papermakers are a force to be reckoned with of course
...
09-17-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 445
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

That is a Really high pressure for 2.8 to 3.0...

That is a Really high pressure for 2.8 to 3.0 tires.

My 2.8s list max pressure of 25 psi and my Stans rims list 26 max pressure for 2.8.

I weigh 160, bike weighs 28, and I run 11 psi front/12...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 11:27 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Those guy wires are tricky. ...

Those guy wires are tricky.

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...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Noooooo (lplo for lop)

Noooooo

(lplo for lop)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

3/4??? I'm ready to start rounding off to...

3/4???

I'm ready to start rounding off to the nearest 5
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Everyone would cruise the loop around the mall on...

Everyone would cruise the loop around the mall on weekends, 'til they shut that down in the mid 80s.

A couple of "last cruises" were held...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pV0TdEJbXAY
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

They just shut down Metrocenter Mall, where the...

They just shut down Metrocenter Mall, where the mall scene was shot. #ripmetrocenter

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8UGAbAPPkk
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

It's a 2001 Buenos Aires and it's pretty tight...

It's a 2001 Buenos Aires and it's pretty tight clearance. Kenda Kwick 30mm usually fit but this new rear I just put on rubs a bit in one spot. I'm gonna see if I can put a spacer in between the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

It was a beautiful day for some gravel, ladies...

It was a beautiful day for some gravel, ladies and gentlemen!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

worried about chupacabra?

worried about chupacabra?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

https://scontent.fphx1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/fr...

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Mostly lying around on deck, sipping rum and...

Mostly lying around on deck, sipping rum and gazing up at the sails. Piece of cake!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Nope, I've just seen a documentary and a news...

Nope, I've just seen a documentary and a news story or two about Tangier. And just guesstimating about what would be reachable if you approximately repeated mileage from today.

Did a little...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Xmas shopping done ...

Xmas shopping done
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I have a couple of bolo ties, dunno if I have the...

I have a couple of bolo ties, dunno if I have the appropriate jersey for bolo tie use. A rodeo champ belt buckle would not likely lend itself to cycling. I even know how those guys can ride horses...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Wow! They have Street View of Tangier. Google...

Wow! They have Street View of Tangier. Google still doesn't have Street View of our old neighborhood in Wyoming, but Tangier Island they got.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Nice! Tangier Island tomorrow?

Nice! Tangier Island tomorrow?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

A tunnel with lights???? how fancy!

A tunnel with lights???? how fancy!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4oZCtfmh44

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4oZCtfmh44
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Looks like right about here ...

Looks like right about here
https://goo.gl/maps/kxU1cXNHoCU4yBGm8
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Yellow is land. Blue is very shallow water. ...

Yellow is land. Blue is very shallow water. White is slightly less shallow water.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,821
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Makes sense for an event like the hour. You...

Makes sense for an event like the hour. You essentially only have to accelerate once.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Careful on those walks, Velo Vol Bears are...

Careful on those walks, Velo Vol
Bears are getting hungry
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Shoulda brought the trailer!

Shoulda brought the trailer!
09-13-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 413
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I like Motorex 2000 just because it's the same...

I like Motorex 2000 just because it's the same translucent neon green color of Dura Ace grease. I got a lifetime supply for $24 a couple of years ago:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Another big cat on the loose! They might check...

Another big cat on the loose! They might check the Starbucks...

https://twitter.com/OnlyInBOS/status/1304502472828841984
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Oooh, cycling content in tonight's Death in...

Oooh, cycling content in tonight's Death in Paradise.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Except for DA 7700 which was still side exit 9sp.

Except for DA 7700 which was still side exit 9sp.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6,329
Views: 83,376
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

It looks like proper whole hog BBQ is available...

It looks like proper whole hog BBQ is available in Charlotte, so it might be worth it.
...
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