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Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 07:59 AM
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Posted By big john

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

A guy I knew had a Ford panel truck like this for...

A guy I knew had a Ford panel truck like this for sale before I had a car. I wanted it so bad but my father wouldn't allow it because it didn't run. My second car was an International Harvester panel...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 995
Posted By big john

I think you should find a way to get on one...

I think you should find a way to get on one somehow. Rent one? Some shops rent. Any friends have one you could try? You can work on shifting after you get the feel of handling the bike. We are all...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 280
Posted By big john

Yes, a lot of us feel it now. More distracted...

Yes, a lot of us feel it now. More distracted drivers now, plenty of road rage and carelessness. The best I can suggest is to choose your route carefully.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 995
Posted By big john

It might work, I really can't say. Have you sat...

It might work, I really can't say. Have you sat on a bike to see what size might work for you?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 995
Posted By big john

Small bike. Are you 5'5"? Stiff, quick handling...

Small bike. Are you 5'5"? Stiff, quick handling bike. Seems a little high to me but if it's really nice and fits you it might be worth it.
07-11-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 224
Posted By big john

Interesting. I've never has a shimmy and I use...

Interesting. I've never has a shimmy and I use 62-64cm frames, including a standard diameter Prestige tubed Landshark which was a wet noodle on the stiffness scale.
The guy I knew who sold his bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

Don't knock it till you've tried it.

Don't knock it till you've tried it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

You could start a gear thread in the 41, those go...

You could start a gear thread in the 41, those go for multiple pages. I think there were 2 going at the same time recently.

I know my rings and I know my small and large cogs and that's about it....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

I'm about due for my second covid haircut.

I'm about due for my second covid haircut.
07-11-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 224
Posted By big john

Meaning that you shake from the cold? I ask...

Meaning that you shake from the cold? I ask because I saw that with a friend coming down from Onyx Summit on a cold day.
07-11-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 224
Posted By big john

Is it the first time on this bike with the same...

Is it the first time on this bike with the same set-up as when it didn't shake? Much has been written about this on this forum and elsewhere.

If the bike just started shaking it might be loose...
07-11-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,246
Posted By big john

Nice man, Jerry Ash.

Nice man, Jerry Ash.
07-11-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By big john

Is there a problem with wind noise on the bike?

Is there a problem with wind noise on the bike?
07-11-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 266
Posted By big john

When I used to do long rides in the mountains:( I...

When I used to do long rides in the mountains:( I would sometimes take the tuna in the foil pack and make a sandwich. My friend who did fast double centuries clued me in. It worked well for my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

Do a little chumming?

Do a little chumming?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

If that's not rusted out it's worth a few bucks....

If that's not rusted out it's worth a few bucks. Very desirable model.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/239x179/ford_890c42d2fe71c52807b4214272ed4fa299c86502.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

Going to be 100 today and the people I am meeting...

Going to be 100 today and the people I am meeting are starting at 7:00 so I had to get up at 5:00. I'm programmed for 6:00 and don't tolerate sleep deprivation. Unfortunately my neighbors had a party...
07-11-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4,983
Views: 276,416
Posted By big john

Damn. Reminds me of a car dealer I worked with a...

Damn. Reminds me of a car dealer I worked with a corrupt office manager. Two of the mechanics got on his bad side so he changed their withholding to be sure they each owed thousands at tax time. Our...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

Thanks. I just wanted to be able to answer the...

Thanks. I just wanted to be able to answer the question if anyone should ask. I may just take them to my LBS to see if he can sell them for me. I have some other stuff I'd like to get rid of, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yA8HT324wro

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yA8HT324wro
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

I have a set of Mavic Ksyrium Elite wheels I want...

I have a set of Mavic Ksyrium Elite wheels I want to sell. They were purchased for 10 speed but I don't know if 11 will work or not. Any gear heads here? I have both Shimano and Campagnolo freehub...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

That looks like a street in Burbank, California,...

That looks like a street in Burbank, California, where that house would probably be north of $1.5million, maybe $2million.

I rarely see a fox in the hills here but they're here. Lots of coyotes...
07-09-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 980
Posted By big john

My ex and I did some overnight tours through an...

My ex and I did some overnight tours through an area with roadside stands. One time we stopped at a strawberry stand and they had ice water to rinse them if you wanted to devour them on site. They...
07-09-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 266
Posted By big john

Pizza. Fried chicken. Sandwich and chips. Fruit....

Pizza. Fried chicken. Sandwich and chips. Fruit. Pasta salad.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

I don't follow it closely but I enjoy it on tv...

I don't follow it closely but I enjoy it on tv and the few times at the Winternationals have been memorable. It's shocking to the senses in person. I took my ex, she had no idea what to expect. We...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

That's crazy, I hadn't heard heard about that. ...

That's crazy, I hadn't heard heard about that.

Ever see a diesel engine "run away"? They'll scream without fuel, running on crankcase oil. My friend burned down a new Oldsmobile years ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=7&v=CB...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=7&v=CB-IxekT4g8&feature=emb_logo
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

That 1000 hp includes the electric motor, as...

That 1000 hp includes the electric motor, as these cars are hybrids. The engine alone is around 750-850,, depending on who you believe.

I read a story done by Yamaha, I think, where they decided...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,125
Posted By big john

After the longer climbs I need to chase hard to...

After the longer climbs I need to chase hard to get back on. Or they wait for me, which is good too.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

My club just posted a full schedule for this...

My club just posted a full schedule for this coming weekend with 4 rides to choose from on Saturday. No rules except to carry a mask , as far as I can see.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

OMG my club president is devout. I know we're not...

OMG my club president is devout. I know we're not supposed to get political here but that dude is extreme, as in nothing could change his mind, ever.
07-08-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,072
Posted By big john

https://www.livestrong.com/article/473308-is-it-he...

https://www.livestrong.com/article/473308-is-it-healthy-to-drink-cold-water/ Cold is better if you can get it.

When I was working (mechanic) they had a fridge in the work area and they stocked it...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

If it's standard spokes you could get someone to...

If it's standard spokes you could get someone to put a tension meter on them.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

I also tried different handle bars on both bikes,...

I also tried different handle bars on both bikes, 3 on one bike and 2 on the other. There are a lot of different shapes and dimensions.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

Do you hear or feel a clunk? If not maybe it just...

Do you hear or feel a clunk? If not maybe it just flexing.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

The little kitty I feed sometimes came over today...

The little kitty I feed sometimes came over today to eat. His eye looks pretty good, about all the way open now from being stuck closed last week.
He still looks way too skinny but Mrs John says...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

One thing is to be sure they aren't too tight. I...

One thing is to be sure they aren't too tight. I like Garneau gloves but not too thick or too much padding. When I ride my Chorus equipped bike I rarely get hand pain but on the Ultegra bike my left...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,125
Posted By big john

Story of my life.

Story of my life.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,125
Posted By big john

I'm about your size. I've been riding with clubs...

I'm about your size. I've been riding with clubs for decades. I have never been near the front on any climbs when good climbers are there. I have seen men around 200 pounds who become good climbers...
07-08-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 815
Posted By big john

I think about the bumps a lot myself. I've been...

I think about the bumps a lot myself. I've been thinking about endurance frames, too.
https://www.canyon.com/en-us/road-bikes-us/endurance-bikes/endurace/endurace-cf-sl-disc-8.0/2185.html
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

If I'm going to ride I'd better get up and go....

If I'm going to ride I'd better get up and go. Only supposed to be 89 today, have to enjoy it while it lasts.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

I think it says people be crazy.

I think it says people be crazy.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

Yep. It's bigger and has more suspension than my...

Yep. It's bigger and has more suspension than my first motorcycle.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

I have 2.8 x 27.5 on my mtb but it has 150mm out...

I have 2.8 x 27.5 on my mtb but it has 150mm out back and 160mm in the fork. I have not had it in snow yet.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

I don't remember that but one of my teachers was...

I don't remember that but one of my teachers was not happy that girls would be allowed to wear pants and he fought against it. He was pretty young, too.
07-07-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 980
Posted By big john

One of the women I ride mountain bikes with...

One of the women I ride mountain bikes with brings pickles on rides. Helps fight cramps and I sometimes drink a little pickle juice when I get home.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

The worst buildings were the portable bungalows...

The worst buildings were the portable bungalows which contained 2 classrooms. Those things had poor insulation and they were the suck on a hot day.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

I'm sure it's a blast in the snow. I used to ride...

I'm sure it's a blast in the snow. I used to ride an old Trek hardtail in the snow and I loved it. Had to be the right kind of snow, though. If it got too slushy forget it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13,147
Views: 237,256
Posted By big john

I don't think any decision has been made by the...

I don't think any decision has been made by the school district here yet. Only 650,000 students in LA Unified. All of my schooling was with that district.

fun fact: No school I attended ever had...
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