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04-16-21, 08:59 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

It doesn't hurt much most of the time. I didn't...

It doesn't hurt much most of the time. I didn't take any pain medicine at all until this morning and that was just some ibuprofen.

I plan on riding tomorrow.
04-15-21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5,952
Views: 358,675
Posted By Flatballer

I think you're supposed to use a pump, and it's...

I think you're supposed to use a pump, and it's the front wheel.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 480
Posted By urbanknight

I'd still need to work on lightening up the motor...

I'd still need to work on lightening up the motor before worrying about my bike and what else is on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 480
Posted By 79pmooney

Nah, it's only 29 long tons. It'd barely...

Nah, it's only 29 long tons. It'd barely register on your scale.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By Trsnrtr

It’s simple math. She weighs 125# and I weigh...

It’s simple math. She weighs 125# and I weigh 200. I can still drop her in a headwind because my power #s are higher or a downhill because I’m fat. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 587
Posted By znomit

If you had been riding a 5000 you wouldn’t need...

If you had been riding a 5000 you wouldn’t need to wheelsuck?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By BillyD

HS graduation 1965. ...

HS graduation 1965.

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By abshipp

So my last full day at work was today. I'm going...

So my last full day at work was today. I'm going in tomorrow for an hour or so to clean out my desk and a couple little things.

I had a really good exit interview that went for about an hour and a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By WhyFi

Babies to the left of me, geezers to the right!...

Babies to the left of me, geezers to the right! Here I am - stuck in the middle with... well, I don't know who... phrantic09 , maybe? :foo:

:p
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By Trsnrtr

Back in my racing days, I would deliberately put...

Back in my racing days, I would deliberately put the rear mech into clatter mode or make the front derailleur cage rub while climbing just to piss off guys riding near. Also, I'd pick out a guy who...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By Trsnrtr

If you've ever looked inside of a copier, that ss...

If you've ever looked inside of a copier, that ss spoke looks like it may belong in there somewhere. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By genejockey

We got married in '88. ...

We got married in '88.
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Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By Mojo31

Preach it. This sits on my desk - honeymoon...

Preach it.

This sits on my desk - honeymoon '94.

She's held up nicely. Me not so much.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By datlas

Jackie says hi to her Addiction kitty cousins! ...

Jackie says hi to her Addiction kitty cousins!


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Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By BillyD

Reported. Please leave your personal...

Reported.

Please leave your personal exploits out of this family forum. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By genejockey

What, the same spoke? Did you just weld it...

What, the same spoke? Did you just weld it together after the first time?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By abshipp

Kitty update :love: ...

Kitty update :love:

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 480
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I thought this would be about cash.

I thought this would be about cash.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 05:57 AM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By Trsnrtr

Quick spoke story: Many years ago, I came in...

Quick spoke story:

Many years ago, I came in from the field when my secretary told me that we had a copier repairman working on our machine and was totally flummoxed. I checked on him and he had...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By WhyFi

Pffft - it's no debate: bladed, otherwise your...

Pffft - it's no debate: bladed, otherwise your food's just going to spin when you try to rotate them on the grill.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By ls01

"Thanks Richard!"!!

"Thanks Richard!"!!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By datlas

We had a good ride. I chose to let the faster...

We had a good ride. I chose to let the faster guys go, and rode with the slower group. It was a social pace which allowed me to soak in more of the beautiful spring Chester County landscapes. ...
04-13-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5,952
Views: 358,675
Posted By ridethecliche

I did a thing... ...

I did a thing...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 643
Posted By 79pmooney

+1 I've been using Zephal HPs and HPXs...

+1 I've been using Zephal HPs and HPXs exclusively for most of 50 years. They simply work. They take 28c tires to 110 psi with probably 100 not very hard to do strokes. (In my racing days 40+...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By UCantTouchThis

If she ride a 52 and the Canni is a 54, best be...

If she ride a 52 and the Canni is a 54, best be ready to swap out the stem for a shorter reach.

I went from a Trek 58 to a Cannondale 58 and the reach was a bit too long for me. had to swap out...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By BillyD

Who can argue with this?

Who can argue with this?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By Trsnrtr

Don't feel bad. My wife kicks my ass. We’re...

Don't feel bad. My wife kicks my ass. We’re heading out on a hilly ride that has a half dozen short hills. That means that I’ll be dropped at least six time for sure.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 6,106
Posted By WhyFi

It's a well-known fact that one doesn't preclude...

It's a well-known fact that one doesn't preclude the other and that this is a common argument from would-be gate keepers intent on keeping those, less experienced and/or fit than themselves, from...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By Trsnrtr

My wife and I took our CoMotion out today on a...

My wife and I took our CoMotion out today on a hilly/rolling route. Temps were 55-62° with 15 mph, gusting to 30 mph winds. Any day on the tandem is a good day. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By ls01

SOLD!!!!! I had 3 or 4 offers over my asking....

SOLD!!!!!
I had 3 or 4 offers over my asking. I did ok. The offer I accepted gives me 60 days to find a place, no rent.
So I'm looking at a house tomorrow @ 3 lol. It's smaller than I want but...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By ls01

I am going to reverse myself on the tooth count....

I am going to reverse myself on the tooth count. I believe that they only came 52 tooth large ring and 42 tooth small, but they also came in triples. I had one hanging in the garage on a cabinette...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By genejockey

I think he said the place was in need of a john.

I think he said the place was in need of a john.
04-12-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,623
Posted By LibertyFLS

I could go to any K1 Speed, smoke in the car...

I could go to any K1 Speed, smoke in the car before and still be in the top 2, even on a track I never drove before. The whole “impairment” applies to someone smoking for the first few times. Imo...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By Eric F

Nice. It's been a very long time since I've been...

Nice. It's been a very long time since I've been north of East Fork on 39.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 6,106
Posted By Seattle Forrest

For your next act, can I recommend a leg shaving...

For your next act, can I recommend a leg shaving thread? I want to get more aero and look pro, but I'm afraid of cutting myself and I heard razors are made of flesh eating bacteria now to save money.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By seedsbelize

I wouldn't want to go up or down that hill. ...

I wouldn't want to go up or down that hill.
Speed isn't my thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 04:22 AM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By ls01

Also, I am getting ready to have to punch a new...

Also, I am getting ready to have to punch a new hole in my belts. I have lost a substantial amount of girth since November . 5 holes in the belt and I'm not done yet. I need to shed another 20 or...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By genejockey

It's not so scenic where I ride, but it's not...

It's not so scenic where I ride, but it's not bad. This is Tripp Rd. in Woodside. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By Eric F

What guitar is that? I don't recognize it. ...

What guitar is that? I don't recognize it.

On the theme of old band pics, this was 8 years ago. I'm 2nd from the right....
04-11-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By 70sSanO

In a rough sort of way you can probably measure...

In a rough sort of way you can probably measure to the tops and you might be in the neighborhood; might be down the street and around the block close.

There will be differences, bar width and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By abshipp

Oh goodness I found a few old pictures of baby...

Oh goodness I found a few old pictures of baby abshipp playing punk music.

I'm the one with the long hair and white guitar. At least I still have the guitar :D

...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By LAJ

Last day of the three days of racing was a 40...

Last day of the three days of racing was a 40 mile RR Rolling hills and wind. The ridiculous weight program I was on is now paying dividends. No chance of getting dropped, and I was in the top 5 the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By Eric F

One of my favorite things to do when I’m not...

One of my favorite things to do when I’m not riding my bike is watch this girl on a softball field. Today was one on those days. 3-for-4 at the plate with two triples and a HR. Playing catcher, she...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By DougRNS

A little early for the Santa ana winds but...

A little early for the Santa ana winds but reminds me of this:

https://youtu.be/qBdv_tqVqkw
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,555
Views: 210,773
Posted By Eric F

Updates: Black wheel decals (might try dark...

Updates:
Black wheel decals (might try dark blue)
Pro Stealth Evo bar/stem
Trimmed steerer
LizardSkins tape (it took me a bit to embrace the black tape look)
Zefal bottle cages (most minimal...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By bampilot06

Doug it doesn’t bother me at all. If venting...

Doug it doesn’t bother me at all. If venting helps then by all means let it out.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By rjones28

Gotta keep your cool, when a Mod shows up. ;)

Gotta keep your cool, when a Mod shows up. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 19,069
Posted By Eric F

Correct. Twice. I figured this is the group...

Correct. Twice.

I figured this is the group to share such things with. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 6,106
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Shows what you guys know. :p If I can convince...

Shows what you guys know. :p If I can convince someone their bike isn't safe and should never be ridden, they don't want it anymore and think it has no resale value. It's a very pointy and lucrative...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 6,106
Posted By Psimet2001

This. Let's be honest - if we tried to...

This.

Let's be honest - if we tried to alwasy avoid all feasible risks then we would never ride bikes. Riding bikes is an inherently dangerous activity.

That said there is absolutely no...
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