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Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 08:33 AM
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Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

Sad. Can't even trust a mouse these days...:(

Sad.

Can't even trust a mouse these days...:(
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

Because everything is locked down, the one...

Because everything is locked down, the one recreational cannabis dispensary here in town went to online only sales. Since they have to limit recreational sales in order to prioritize medical...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

I love my old man bikes :50: Still jonesing...

I love my old man bikes :50:

Still jonesing for something more modern and quick though...

Too bad that making a big purchase right now is "financially irresponsible" because we're doing...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

This is definitely designed to be an aggressive...

This is definitely designed to be an aggressive hardtail. Slack head tube angle, steep-ish seat tube angle, and short chainstays aren't great for XC stuff but it's definitely at home on more...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

Do you still stand by this statement now that...

Do you still stand by this statement now that your avatar seems to have recovered?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

I don't know if I ever took the controls. I was...

I don't know if I ever took the controls. I was pretty young. We mostly used it to visit family. All I really know is that my dad has told me he would set the props to slightly different RPMs so that...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

First proper ride on my new MTB. Steel is...

First proper ride on my new MTB.

Steel is definitely real :love:

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

:foo: ...

:foo:

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

No wonder you got hooked. My first was a...

No wonder you got hooked.

My first was a Baron at a few weeks or months old.

The first I remember was a 310 going in between NM and IL.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

:thumb: Hope it works out for you. I like...

:thumb:

Hope it works out for you. I like the stuff he writes. And there's a lot of it there.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

Zero is the goal for me, too. Not sure if it's...

Zero is the goal for me, too. Not sure if it's feasible for me with most frame geometries, though. At least at my current fitness :rolleyes:



Thanks.

I've read Steve Hogg's blog post...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

Same here with the 30 minute lunch. But luckily...

Same here with the 30 minute lunch. But luckily the park is 5 minutes away, and the lap I rode is short but still fun :D
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

The article that Bah Humbug linked in the bar...

The article that Bah Humbug linked in the bar flipping thread got me to wondering.

How much weight do you alll have on your hands?

I know that there isn't a great way to quantify that and it...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

I ate my lunch really quickly and then went on a...

I ate my lunch really quickly and then went on a 1 lap rip on my MTB at the local park.

Best lunch break I've had in a while :D
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

Although I did include almost all of your...

Although I did include almost all of your favorite things: snow, mountain biking, frigid conditions.

Are you not entertained?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

You should have been clearer about requirements...

You should have been clearer about requirements earlier.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

I did 3 years ago: ...

I did 3 years ago:

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

You could buy yourself a brand new tube and...

You could buy yourself a brand new tube and fabric, open cockpit Waco YMF-5 (https://www.wacoaircraft.com/ymf-5) or Great Lakes (https://www.wacoaircraft.com/great-lakes-by-waco), if you wanted.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

I think you might want to take a good, hard look...

I think you might want to take a good, hard look at who was posting about wanting to ride gravel...as well as today's date...

Kudos on your ride, though :thumb: Sounds fun!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

Ditto. We're going (I suppose probably only...

Ditto.

We're going (I suppose probably only one of us should actually go) grocery shopping tonight with the intention of not needing to go out again for at least a week or so. I felt very guilty...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

Ah yes, thanks for the reminder. The...

Ah yes, thanks for the reminder.

The internet is going to be a silly place today.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

You really shouldn't be so hard on yourself, It's...

You really shouldn't be so hard on yourself, It's a nice bike!

:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

Understood. It could go either way, I think. ...

Understood. It could go either way, I think.

You should post a poll :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

indyfabz probably posted that picture of his...

indyfabz probably posted that picture of his sweet Ti Engin and people got jealous again. I know I do every time I see it.



:D
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

Got any graphic designer friends? What about...

Got any graphic designer friends?

What about getting some custom ones made that match the color of the Cervelo on the downtube?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

On my list of things to learn, someday.

On my list of things to learn, someday.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

I still used my old 2008 Macbook to watch things...

I still used my old 2008 Macbook to watch things on our TV until it got so old that Google Chrome no longer was supported or updated on it, and Hulu stopped working entirely.

Then the battery got...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

I wouldn't take any chances. You being able to...

I wouldn't take any chances. You being able to export ride videos expeditiously could be the difference in catching an offending driver or them getting away!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

I love using a computer that's way over-specced...

I love using a computer that's way over-specced for the program it's running :D
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

TL;DR version. I'm at the bottom right: ...

TL;DR version. I'm at the bottom right:

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

It's getting harder and harder for me to not turn...

It's getting harder and harder for me to not turn into a nervous wreck about this whole thing.

We just had an impromptu meeting with all the people in the shop about our boss who's been out since...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

Me too, and I've got a degree in it. I got lucky...

Me too, and I've got a degree in it. I got lucky I landed where I did. I had zero plan on what to do after I graduated.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

Since our State Park is closed due to...

Since our State Park is closed due to you-know-what, the only place available to ride is a county park that just built a nice set of trails.

They're been intermittently open and closed due to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

I forgot my breakfast and lunch at home today. ...

I forgot my breakfast and lunch at home today.

Trying to look on the bright side and tell myself that it just means I don't have to pack one tonight.

And to make up for it I'll go stimulate the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

Stall ergonomics are one of those things that you...

Stall ergonomics are one of those things that you don't think about until there's an obvious problem, that's for sure.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

Does putting it on backwards help conserve since...

Does putting it on backwards help conserve since it's such a pain to dispense that way?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

Charge Spoon. All my saddles end up a little bit...

Charge Spoon. All my saddles end up a little bit nose up, if you look at the rear it's parallel to the ground. That's where my sitbones hit so it both keeps me from sliding forward but still doesn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

The part that always gets me is at the very end...

The part that always gets me is at the very end when they're re-playing some sections:

"LOOK AT THE WHIP!!!!!!!! WHAT THE HELL?!?!?!?!"

:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

Way better all black: ...

Way better all black:

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

I sure hope they get a season. The downhill...

I sure hope they get a season. The downhill riders are just so entertaining to watch. Lots of great coverage out there, I especially love Ben Cathro's track walks and "Inside the Tape" series.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

I'm the exact opposite, every single one of my...

I'm the exact opposite, every single one of my bikes have clipless pedals. Toe clips are romantic but I don't have the right shoes for them. Quill pedals just don't work with soft soles.

That may...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

Awesome!

Awesome!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

Nice :thumb:

Nice :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

One thing I do actually like about the Look...

One thing I do actually like about the Look cleats I've got now is that they are zero float. I don't really notice it on the road bike, but I love how they feel on the fixed gear. Feels like a very...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

I have no desire to ever go that fast on a...

I have no desire to ever go that fast on a mountain bike, or any bike, really.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

I'm moving that way as well. Right now I've just...

I'm moving that way as well. Right now I've just got the bog standard two-sided Shimano MTB pedals on a couple of bikes, but I think the Trek is going to be the first recipient of some nicer...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

Gotcha. Thanks. How extensive was the...

Gotcha. Thanks.

How extensive was the repair?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

I keep seeing people comment about this. ...

I keep seeing people comment about this.

What did they do?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

I have no idea how many miles this frame has on...

I have no idea how many miles this frame has on it, I bought it very well used about a year and a half ago. Definitely rode hard and put away wet.

Shame about the 660, but good call on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,944
Posted By abshipp

1981 716. 650b conversion, fenders, big ass...

1981 716. 650b conversion, fenders, big ass handlebar bag. Stereotypical French rando imposter. Heavy, but so smooth and comfortable.

My MTB is 30lbs. Steel 29er hardtail with a 120mm fork. Fairly...
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