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Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 121
Posted By GlennR

I don't see a problem using a traditional stand...

I don't see a problem using a traditional stand with a seatpost clamp, just don't over tighten it.

The worst that can happen is you damage the seatpost which is better than the frame.
04-17-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,270
Posted By GlennR

Is that like Garanimals, where you match the tags...

Is that like Garanimals, where you match the tags so you know what goes together?
04-17-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 164,857
Posted By GlennR

37 miles @ 15.8mph with a 14mph wind that...

37 miles @ 15.8mph with a 14mph wind that switched on the way home. This was on the CX bike which is heavier and has full fenders, so not very "aero".

More important to me is calories and heart...
04-17-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 709
Posted By GlennR

I still have my first car. 4 cars total for...

I still have my first car.

4 cars total for me and 4 cars for my wife.
04-17-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 734
Posted By GlennR

Yes, when I first started riding again. A 6 month...

Yes, when I first started riding again. A 6 month recheck was included in the price.

After 2 years I went to a longer stem (90mm to a 110mm) and dropped it 10mm. It's been that way for years now....
04-17-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,270
Posted By GlennR

OK.. we can all forgive the color of the bike,...

OK.. we can all forgive the color of the bike, but what about the kit you wear? Are you "matchy matchy" or just grab whats on top in the draw?
04-17-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,270
Posted By GlennR

In 1974 I bought my first new car.. a VW Beetle....

In 1974 I bought my first new car.. a VW Beetle. I wanted it in green but the only one available was red. I figured it would only be a few years.... I still have it. And in fact when I restored the...
04-17-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,270
Posted By GlennR

Wonder Woman had an invisible plane.

Wonder Woman had an invisible plane.
Forum: Northeast
04-17-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2,734
Views: 230,963
Posted By GlennR

Joe, how's thj recovery going? Maybe you can...

Joe, how's thj recovery going?

Maybe you can ride one handed in the back of the tandem.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 601
Posted By GlennR

Brakes are hydraulic.

Brakes are hydraulic.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 601
Posted By GlennR

"Best internal routing tool" Sram eTap...

"Best internal routing tool"

Sram eTap HRD... no cabled ;)
04-16-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,270
Posted By GlennR

Ride it at night... problem solved. ;)

Ride it at night... problem solved. ;)
04-16-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,270
Posted By GlennR

I'm sure you're not. I pick the bike first...

I'm sure you're not.

I pick the bike first and if given the option I will make a decision. On my road bike it was a special order so I got it in satin black with minimal logos since my last bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 784
Posted By GlennR

Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 784
Posted By GlennR

I carry (2) CO2 cartridges and never had to use...

I carry (2) CO2 cartridges and never had to use the 2nd. I wrap hockey stick tape around them for insulation for my hand. With a 25mm tire I get about 90psi. When you get home you should replace the...
04-15-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,246
Posted By GlennR

You're quite full of yourself. I see I should not...

You're quite full of yourself. I see I should not take anything you say personally, since you treat everyone the same. Keep it up.
04-15-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,246
Posted By GlennR

You made a pretty generic suggestion and then...

You made a pretty generic suggestion and then went on boasting about how many centuries you've done.

GREAT JOB. Thanks for the pointers.
04-14-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,246
Posted By GlennR

Look at Post #21. ;)

Look at Post #21. ;)
04-14-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,246
Posted By GlennR

Maybe not everyone is in the same physical...

Maybe not everyone is in the same physical condition as you are.

I guess i'm just a failure, so i'll just give up on cycling and sit on the couch all day and yell at the cable news people.

HEY...
04-12-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,246
Posted By GlennR

Maybe they're waiting for you to pass so they can...

Maybe they're waiting for you to pass so they can grab your draft and not have to "limp" the last 10 miles.

I've been there.
04-12-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,246
Posted By GlennR

Do you drive the same way? Not passing...

Do you drive the same way?

Not passing others that a going slow?

Not passing a slower rider because you don't want to hurt their feelings is like youth sports where they don't keep score and...
04-10-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,938
Posted By GlennR

Here's a goal to reach for ;) Ed Pratt ...

Here's a goal to reach for ;)

Ed Pratt
https://www.worldunicycletour.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5X979R-JTE
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 6,633
Posted By GlennR

A few years ago when Trek introduced the Emonda...

A few years ago when Trek introduced the Emonda ALR they also offered the Emonda S which was carbon. They have since discontinued the Emonda S and only offer the SL and SLR which are more expensive....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 6,633
Posted By GlennR

Agreed, a top of the line alloy bike will be...

Agreed, a top of the line alloy bike will be better than a cheap carbon bike.
04-09-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,064
Posted By GlennR

The OP openly admitted to that. Drafting is...

The OP openly admitted to that.

Drafting is also a way to take a break. I've asked others if they want to work together toward the end of a long ride and riding into a headwind.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By GlennR

Mine is a 56cm with Rival CX1 and has pedals,...

Mine is a 56cm with Rival CX1 and has pedals, water bottles, Garmin 530 and mount and fenders.

20.48 pounds
https://www.glenn-ring.com/emonda/superx_scale.jpg
04-08-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 817
Posted By GlennR

Shimano SPD sandels. ...

Shimano SPD sandels.
https://images.immediate.co.uk/production/volatile/sites/21/2019/03/001_shimano-sd5-sandals-1525185569186-ch9ztujr8uu8-0d2d88f.jpg?quality=90&resize=620,413
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By GlennR

Surprising since my Cannondale SuperX weighs 21...

Surprising since my Cannondale SuperX weighs 21 pounds minus saddle bag and water bottle.
https://www.glenn-ring.com/emonda/fenders.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 6,633
Posted By GlennR

Try google "alien abduction" or QAnon. I've...

Try google "alien abduction" or QAnon.

I've ridden my 2015 road carbon frame with carbon bars and carbon wheels for 24,000 miles and not a single problem. I also have a carbon fiber cyclocross...
04-08-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,386
Posted By GlennR

^^^^^^ this

^^^^^^
this
04-08-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By GlennR

Biker's are very territorial when it comes to...

Biker's are very territorial when it comes to colors and bottom rockers.

Also don't wear a 1% patch unless you're ready to prove it.
04-08-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By GlennR

You need a logo and jersey. Our club of 3. ...

You need a logo and jersey.

Our club of 3.
https://www.glenn-ring.com/emonda/bigrings.jpg
04-07-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 529
Posted By GlennR

Agreed... You just need the member number. ...

Agreed...

You just need the member number. AAA towing is an independent franchise. They only get paid if they provide a service. So they will never deny you services.
04-07-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 870
Posted By GlennR

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uklF7VtqJq8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uklF7VtqJq8
04-07-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,064
Posted By GlennR

Get a e-bike. BTW, CAT6 is good for 1000mb...

Get a e-bike.

BTW, CAT6 is good for 1000mb speed.
https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/41yTPKLnANL._AC_SY1000_.jpg
04-07-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,064
Posted By GlennR

Stop eating doughnuts. You'll get faster dropping...

Stop eating doughnuts. You'll get faster dropping 20 pounds than trying to race everyone.

I dropped 16 pounds in 10 weeks just by eating sensibly.
04-06-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,064
Posted By GlennR

There's always someone faster. Sounds like a...

There's always someone faster.

Sounds like a Napoleon complex.
04-06-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,064
Posted By GlennR

Do you drive like that? Do you speed up when...

Do you drive like that?

Do you speed up when a car tried to pass?
04-06-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,064
Posted By GlennR

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iO7_Fq56g2c

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iO7_Fq56g2c
Forum: Northeast
04-06-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2,734
Views: 230,963
Posted By GlennR

Sux Joe. Did a pair of 30 miles rides...

Sux Joe.

Did a pair of 30 miles rides yesterday and today. The wind is a killer so I stayed away from the beach.
04-01-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,542
Posted By GlennR

The bicycle industry is not different than the...

The bicycle industry is not different than the car, computer or cellphone industry.

Try to get a car with crank windows, manual HVAC controls and steel wheels. There's maybe a handfull of cars you...
03-31-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,064
Posted By GlennR

Be polite and ask... it's not hard. Just the...

Be polite and ask... it's not hard.
Just the other day I was about 4 miles from home after a 45 mile ride. I was on a MUP and came up on a rather large and athletic person and jumped on his wheel. ...
03-29-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,800
Posted By GlennR

Even a blind man can see it's bent.

Even a blind man can see it's bent.
03-29-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,518
Posted By GlennR

You're more likely to see a tire iron than a...

You're more likely to see a tire iron than a crowbar. But i bet 99.9% of assaults on cyclists are done with a 5000# vehicle.
Forum: Northeast
03-29-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,734
Views: 230,963
Posted By GlennR

Street sweeper just passed by, so hopefully most...

Street sweeper just passed by, so hopefully most of the road debris will be gone soon. Just need a few more days of heavy rain and i'll switch to the Emonda.
03-28-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,518
Posted By GlennR

So if they yell... "GET ON THE SIDEWALK" you'd...

So if they yell... "GET ON THE SIDEWALK" you'd consider that assault? Good luck finding a DA to prosecute that.
03-28-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,518
Posted By GlennR

I don't disagree, but I stand by my statement...

I don't disagree, but I stand by my statement there's there's a difference between being yelled at and being assaulted.
03-28-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,518
Posted By GlennR

Thicker skin is a good idea when a car forces you...

Thicker skin is a good idea when a car forces you off the road and you slide for 30 feet before coming to a stop.

There's a huge difference between getting yelled at and a 4000+ pound vehicle used...
03-28-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,518
Posted By GlennR

^^^^^^^ THIS When i ride through the 1/4...

^^^^^^^
THIS

When i ride through the 1/4 mile stretch of town, i ride down the middle of the lane. The speed limit is 25mph, it's one lane each way, cars parked on both sides so if you ride to...
03-28-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,518
Posted By GlennR

Tell me about it... try riding on Long Island....

Tell me about it... try riding on Long Island. Sand, glass, salt, sticks, trash and everything else is on the side of the road. At least in Syracuse once you get a few miles out of the city you can...
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