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Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-19, 12:40 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,835
Posted By superdex

buy a house at the top of a hill?

buy a house at the top of a hill?
Forum: Touring
12-05-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By superdex

I'd love to go touring. That setup looks sweet....

I'd love to go touring. That setup looks sweet. if it were me, I'd just go with an android tablet and call it done?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,689
Posted By superdex

Was the weather really bad? If you were a bike...

Was the weather really bad? If you were a bike shop, would you want the risk of someone test-riding a bike and falling on ice/snow/whatev? Seems kinda reasonable to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,169
Posted By superdex

whatever you do, please don't think you have to...

whatever you do, please don't think you have to use a new DA cassette. If you replace it, replace with a 105 or Ultegra instead.
11-26-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,751
Posted By superdex

Bonking is different than fasted rides.

Bonking is different than fasted rides.
11-26-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 822
Posted By superdex

Strava. Bonus for tracking other activities too....

Strava. Bonus for tracking other activities too. You can also mark your activities private if you don't want to be bothered with the social aspects...
11-26-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 952
Posted By superdex

For some, Amazon is just another channel. You'll...

For some, Amazon is just another channel. You'll see stuff from Backcountry, Velomine, etc on there. If you don't recognize the brand, that's when I'd be very skeptical and do research outside of...
11-25-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By superdex

nice ride. check your saddle tilt :thumb:

nice ride. check your saddle tilt :thumb:
11-14-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,290
Posted By superdex

so, does wearing a jersey mentioned in a 6-yr old...

so, does wearing a jersey mentioned in a 6-yr old article make it retro?
Forum: Foo
11-08-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,159
Posted By superdex

Loved his family, rode his bike. ...

Loved his family, rode his bike.








(it is BF, afterall, even if this is Foo)
Forum: Texas
11-05-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,642
Posted By superdex

Thumbs up :beer: that makes all the sense in the world. And...

:beer: that makes all the sense in the world. And how I felt about Colorado before moving here. Check out Denton (seriously). I'd say McKinney but the Plano sprawl has caught up to it by now....
11-05-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,286
Posted By superdex

One of the crowd (and my) favorites at the...

One of the crowd (and my) favorites at the Buffalo Classic (Univ Colorado Boulder's annual century ride) is yukon gold potatoes. At mile 75 they were fantastic
11-05-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,286
Posted By superdex

For what length ride?

For what length ride?
Forum: Texas
11-04-19, 09:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,642
Posted By superdex

We all skipped the key question: Why...

We all skipped the key question:



Why Texas?



The hard part is it sounds like you're asking for competing items: small town with lots of bike paths. I haven't lived in TX for 15yrs or so,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 213,168
Posted By superdex

That's really clean :thumb:

That's really clean :thumb:
10-02-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 893
Posted By superdex

First of all, welcome to a really enjoyable part...

First of all, welcome to a really enjoyable part of the hobby :)

I've built a number of bikes, and I've never faced anything. I wouldn't worry about it.

Leave the steerer length to the very...
09-27-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,799
Posted By superdex

speedsuit

speedsuit
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,976
Posted By superdex

Like the one from ENVE? (unless I'm...

Like the one from ENVE? (unless I'm misunderstanding your statement. This is what I have in my fork atm, and it works just great)

https://vimeo.com/120504198
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,976
Posted By superdex

This. Because there's too many spacers. Lower the...

This. Because there's too many spacers. Lower the stem by removing the spacers, and flip it the other way. Boom best of all worlds.
Forum: Foo
09-24-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By superdex

I did. I don't regret it. I had a 6, and I...

I did. I don't regret it.

I had a 6, and I knew it was time to upgrade when another parent at baseball practice opened his email, searched and located the email we were trying to find, and I was...
09-09-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,887
Posted By superdex

This sport is far more than "pro wanna-be vs...

This sport is far more than "pro wanna-be vs retrogrouch" Please stop basing arguments on the premise that everyone must fall only into one or the other.




fify

You don't need to wear tight...
09-04-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,487
Posted By superdex

(not enough posts, you'll get there) RC...

(not enough posts, you'll get there)

RC Interceptor 19 - White Bikes (http://whitebikes.com/bikes/rc-interceptor-19/)

Wait -whut?

Listen, kid: that bike ain't holding you back. move along,...
09-03-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,887
Posted By superdex

Those are underwear. (please) don't wear them by...

Those are underwear. (please) don't wear them by themselves. Instead, get some 'real' cycling shorts and that will help.

Basically, at some point, you just get over it. Or not. no big whoop.

...
09-03-19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,091
Posted By superdex

Congrats on the weight loss! it's a huge...

Congrats on the weight loss! it's a huge accomplishment.

from what I've learned, endurance sports need carbs. kinda captain obvious, but they do. personally, I tend to believe a 100% keto diet is...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-19, 11:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,145
Posted By superdex

more people will stop and comment on the Zig Zag...

more people will stop and comment on the Zig Zag than the Kona. That's good or bad, up to you.
08-31-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,606
Posted By superdex

I came across this list a while ago. Note: you...

I came across this list a while ago. Note: you have to provide your own nutritional guidance: https://efficiencyiseverything.com/calorie-per-dollar-list/
08-27-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,250
Posted By superdex

I use a Polar H10 -- it transmits bluetooth/ant+...

I use a Polar H10 -- it transmits bluetooth/ant+ so I can pair it with either my phone or cycling computer. It's not as old school as you think.
08-26-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,287
Posted By superdex

There's also a camelbak -- I know in the heat it...

There's also a camelbak -- I know in the heat it may not be super comfy to have one on your back, but if grabbing the mouthpiece and sipping with both hands on the bike is easier, go for it :thumb:...
08-23-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,287
Posted By superdex

Yep, you're ready to add carbs to your diet,...

Yep, you're ready to add carbs to your diet, especially regarding anything longer than say, 25mi. That's the hardest balance I think when trying to lose weight and perform/progress with an endurance...
08-23-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,287
Posted By superdex

Depends on the type of ride and length. I will...

Depends on the type of ride and length. I will mix in fasted rides in the morning (not eating anything) for metabolism training...
08-22-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,287
Posted By superdex

how is your hydration the day/night before? ...

how is your hydration the day/night before?

Sounds like you had 2-3 bottles over 50 miles? Might be too little. Might be okay, depending on you. (In the FL heat, I'd probably be closer to 4-5 24oz...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,635
Posted By superdex

That you haven't all 4 ridden together may cause...

That you haven't all 4 ridden together may cause you to have a 3-person paceline somewhere around mile 75. Even though it's not competitive, it does help to have everyone on the same page.

If wind...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 97,243
Posted By superdex

I was talking about the wall color :p :lol:

I was talking about the wall color :p :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 97,243
Posted By superdex

2 things: 1) it's a beautiful build. Nicely...

2 things:

1) it's a beautiful build. Nicely done

2) We had that paint color (Latte, I presume?). We just redid the whole house to Accessible Beige. Big difference (the house just felt closed in...
08-14-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,311
Posted By superdex

If it's an organized club ride, there is most...

If it's an organized club ride, there is most likely a waiver that each rider has signed prior to the ride (either as part of the membership, or ad-hoc at the ride start). Which makes it hard to join...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,839
Posted By superdex

a pic for reference (100mm stem) ...

a pic for reference (100mm stem)

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/309x393/sgd_goodship_9d01ebcc447269dbf915fad1b2cadf80770df620.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,839
Posted By superdex

a zombie lives! I'm between 6'2" and 6'3"...

a zombie lives!

I'm between 6'2" and 6'3" and bought a 58cm electric blue Goodship frameset over the winter, and built it up this spring. It's a great ride -- quick handling and comfortable all...
08-13-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,632
Posted By superdex

all in the heart of town -- you did a good job of...

all in the heart of town -- you did a good job of making it look inviting!
08-12-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,632
Posted By superdex

what roads are you on in the video? We're...

what roads are you on in the video? We're neighbors (in a relative sense) --
07-31-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,533
Posted By superdex

1) Price. WHAT ?! $300? 2) what's this all...

1) Price. WHAT ?! $300?
2) what's this all about, a checkbox on the shop page: Larger Rail for a Trek Bike --what does that have to do with anything?
07-27-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,533
Posted By superdex

what is the fore/aft angle of the saddle?

what is the fore/aft angle of the saddle?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,233
Posted By superdex

Cut them. especially since they can chafe or be...

Cut them. especially since they can chafe or be bothersome. If you notice, some of the tags are paper-ish in texture; they're meant to be removed.
07-24-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 762
Posted By superdex

I thought the Miche cassette was Shimano spacing...

I thought the Miche cassette was Shimano spacing on Campy splines (making it "compatible")? A few iterations ago I had a Miche cassette that was the other way around (Campy spacing on Shimano hub)....
07-22-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,533
Posted By superdex

What experimentation have you done around saddle...

What experimentation have you done around saddle tilt? Counter-intuitively, you may need to adjust the nose upward to put more weight on your sit bones. Start with the saddle level and adjust from...
07-22-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 762
Posted By superdex

might want to reference the ShiftMate tables as...

might want to reference the ShiftMate tables as well: Shiftmate Compatibility Charts and Choices - Jtek Engineering (http://www.jtekengineering.com/shiftmate/shiftmate-compatibility-charts-choices/)...
07-22-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,676
Posted By superdex

Looks like a Paddy Wagon but disc. That's a...

Looks like a Paddy Wagon but disc.

That's a good thing...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 97,243
Posted By superdex

I know you already peeled, but I'm playing catch...

I know you already peeled, but I'm playing catch up. Those look like crap. Like a new logo design --or an old one, and those are definitely stickers. Maybe the graphene-track rims don't get the same...
07-22-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,768
Posted By superdex

Ride it until it doesn't work anymore.

Ride it until it doesn't work anymore.
07-10-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,892
Posted By superdex

A good hubby will slow down, and as you get...

A good hubby will slow down, and as you get fitter, you will revel in climbing faster than him, you can rub it back in his face some :D

But honestly, riding more will be the biggest improvement...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 97,243
Posted By superdex

4-arm doesn't bother me too much, and the black...

4-arm doesn't bother me too much, and the black does balance the aesthetic better. I've had white tape, then I had yellow/dirty tape. Not worth the PITA like you said.

The way the Toupe is shaped,...
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