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08-26-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 613
Posted By bikejrff

No, I don't ride with my local club anymore. I...

No, I don't ride with my local club anymore. I think the the poor decisions they make because of herd mentality are not in my best cycling interests.
08-17-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,136
Posted By bikejrff

Please do not ever utter this sentence in the...

Please do not ever utter this sentence in the presence of my wife.
08-17-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,900
Posted By bikejrff

My first road bike was a 2011 Trek Project One...

My first road bike was a 2011 Trek Project One that I ordered new. A friend of mine now owns that bike.
07-22-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,034
Posted By bikejrff

I had to laugh when I realized as I was reading...

I had to laugh when I realized as I was reading your post I was eating an ice cream sandwich.
07-22-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,092
Posted By bikejrff

A flat bar road bike is NOT a hybrid.

A flat bar road bike is NOT a hybrid.
06-16-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,384
Posted By bikejrff

I don't have any "spare" bikes, just...

I don't have any "spare" bikes, just bikes.
05-15-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,556
Posted By bikejrff

We have recently downsized into an over 55...

We have recently downsized into an over 55 community. In anticipation, I have had to find new homes for six bikes. N-6 is traumatic.
04-21-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,439
Posted By bikejrff

Of the nine bikes I presently own, three were...

Of the nine bikes I presently own, three were complete bikes purchased online and three were framesets. The three I bought from lbs I did not even test ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,220
Posted By bikejrff

Where I live in northeast Indiana, the scenery...

Where I live in northeast Indiana, the scenery (cornfield or soybean field) riding gravel roads is the same as "paved" chip and seals roads. I'd rather ride the smoother road, never more than one or...
02-03-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,732
Posted By bikejrff

I think black bikes are ugly...and everybody has...

I think black bikes are ugly...and everybody has them now.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,254
Posted By bikejrff

1. 162 miles (R.A.I.N.) 2. 59 miles* 3. 20...

1. 162 miles (R.A.I.N.)
2. 59 miles*
3. 20 miles**

*59 mile average ride on 187 rides was my best in 2016. That number has been going down the past few years due injury and medical issues. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,562
Posted By bikejrff

I have well over a dozen pairs of shoes. ...

I have well over a dozen pairs of shoes. Presently snowbirding in Florida so I can't actually count them but probably have close to 20 pairs of bike shoes. I'm a jersey and shoe *****.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,413
Posted By bikejrff

This drives me NUTS! After suffering major leg...

This drives me NUTS! After suffering major leg injury five years ago I have no torque, especially from a standing or slow rolling stop. I stopped riding with the A & B groups of local cycling club...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,413
Posted By bikejrff

I have the same problem and I really want to ride...

I have the same problem and I really want to ride with my group of friends. Our group can number as high as 15, normally 8-12. Seems about half the group is itchy to pretend we can still be fast...
11-15-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,736
Posted By bikejrff

I see what you did there.

I see what you did there.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,788
Posted By bikejrff

https://www.performancebike.com/elite-byasi-tool-h...

https://www.performancebike.com/elite-byasi-tool-holder-bottle-cage-storage-black-750ml-0111804/p326873?gclid=Cj0KCQjwr-_tBRCMARIsAN413WQc2o2VhE6gZ50VuewlyJjv1DNnuHiXNXQTJiQIJ7Wwpdm92CV8HyIaAhFeEALw_w...
11-01-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,101
Posted By bikejrff

Have a good friend who got a NOS Litespeed T3 for...

Have a good friend who got a NOS Litespeed T3 for $1300. Full Ultegra.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 30,424
Posted By bikejrff

Though I don't ride century rides any longer, in...

Though I don't ride century rides any longer, in the past 5 years or so I have completed over 75 of them. I never really "relished" or ever even thought of them as some kind of achievement, just a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,790
Posted By bikejrff

I have a buddy I used to smoke and I was riding...

I have a buddy I used to smoke and I was riding my $1200 Bianchi Vigorelli SRAM Apex (steel). He bought a Tarmac. I still smoked him. He got carbon wheels. I still smoked him. And he's younger...
09-23-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,140
Posted By bikejrff

I recently experienced a very unexpected and...

I recently experienced a very unexpected and serious pulmonary embolism. The pulmonologists were convinced that cycling had saved my life by strengthening my heart and lungs. Age 61
08-26-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,210
Posted By bikejrff

Money is for spending, not hoarding and life is...

Money is for spending, not hoarding and life is short.
07-15-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,481
Posted By bikejrff

I agree, every ride is a good ride. We are in...

I agree, every ride is a good ride. We are in the process of moving to a temporary rental home. It is only six tenths of a mile from our home of 22 years. A couple of weeks ago my blood clots came...
07-12-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 42,456
Posted By bikejrff

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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closest I have
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,891
Posted By bikejrff

I have cycling buds that have the same view and I...

I have cycling buds that have the same view and I will never understand the logic of this argument. Never.
06-23-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,979
Posted By bikejrff

A big yes to this post. I wear Champion or...

A big yes to this post. I wear Champion or Starter polyester/spandex compression briefs under my bibs. Much better as far as fit and compression and more easily replaceable than bibs/shorts that...
04-29-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,725
Posted By bikejrff

Well that was a mouthful.

Well that was a mouthful.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By bikejrff

I have a 2011 CAAD 10. Great bike for as many...

I have a 2011 CAAD 10. Great bike for as many miles as you want, I've done a few century rides and find that it is as comfortable to ride as my Trek Madone (6 series) and my Cannondale SuperSix. So...
03-25-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,838
Posted By bikejrff

I too am over the carbon hype. I get a kick out...

I too am over the carbon hype. I get a kick out of all the cyclists here that are so excited about their new light weight carbon bikes and all they ever ride is the flats. An overpass is a"huge"...
03-14-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,861
Posted By bikejrff

Work stand and titanium frames.

Work stand and titanium frames.
03-14-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,926
Posted By bikejrff

"Gearing issue" sounds like perfect reason to...

"Gearing issue" sounds like perfect reason to acquire a new bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,161
Posted By bikejrff

Very nice bike.

Very nice bike.
03-05-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,934
Posted By bikejrff

I cheated, spent Jan/Feb in Florida panhandle &...

I cheated, spent Jan/Feb in Florida panhandle & rode 1500 miles. Now that I am back in Indiana am waiting for dry roads and sunshine. I'll do 20-30 mile rides with temps in the mid 40's as long as...
02-12-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,617
Posted By bikejrff

The only thing I have never forgotten is my bike.

The only thing I have never forgotten is my bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,236
Posted By bikejrff

Same for new wheels.

Same for new wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-18, 05:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,754
Posted By bikejrff

Great review, nice bike. In the photo your T6...

Great review, nice bike. In the photo your T6 looks like a brushed finish, not polished?
10-31-18, 04:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,915
Posted By bikejrff

yes to Fizik 2.5. I used to use Lizard Skin but...

yes to Fizik 2.5. I used to use Lizard Skin but everyone is correct, it wears poorly and quickly.
10-31-18, 04:10 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,250
Posted By bikejrff

Great book.

Great book.
10-15-18, 01:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,948
Posted By bikejrff

This.

This.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-18, 05:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,008
Posted By bikejrff

Ride titanium.

Ride titanium.
08-17-18, 12:13 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,160
Posted By bikejrff

I ride solo most of the time and all of MY rides...

I ride solo most of the time and all of MY rides leave on time.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-18, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 776,423
Posted By bikejrff

I recently downsized by three carbon road bikes. ...

I recently downsized by three carbon road bikes. I've become spoiled riding titanium.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-18, 08:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,734
Posted By bikejrff

Four years ago it seems like all of us were...

Four years ago it seems like all of us were riding Trek carbon bikes. Recently our informal weekend group recently had 7 ti-bikes out of ten riders. Three of my friends own 5 Palmares between them....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-18, 05:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,285
Posted By bikejrff

Here's my 2 cents. I was building my "dream" bike...

Here's my 2 cents. I was building my "dream" bike and my "guru" suggested carbon wheels. I have some pretty decent aluminum wheels on my other bikes. Wheelsets by November, Psimet & Boyd, using CK &...
07-15-18, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By bikejrff

Kudos for the thread title.

Kudos for the thread title.
07-12-18, 07:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,917
Posted By bikejrff

Finally, it's gonna pay off!

Finally, it's gonna pay off!
06-29-18, 02:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,906
Posted By bikejrff

Nice

Nice
06-28-18, 05:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,906
Posted By bikejrff

My pics are terrible, the frame is polished ti

My pics are terrible, the frame is polished ti
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-18, 11:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,147
Posted By bikejrff

Finally brought my R260 home this week, waiting...

Finally brought my R260 home this week, waiting for a dry day to ride it.https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dsc00194_e8d3e22ce239cf7684ec5d4e4464effbd2273a3e.jpg
06-21-18, 10:56 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,906
Posted By bikejrff

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dsc00194_b5cb222d8ca0d58bc84ecc8678f6a07ddc2d5398.jpg
This is probably my last bike. 2018 Lynskey R260
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-18, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,621
Posted By bikejrff

Suggest this wheel builder. ...

Suggest this wheel builder. https://sparkwheelworks.com/home
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