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07-05-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 490
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Every time you're about to shove something from...

Every time you're about to shove something from your fist into your mouth, ask yourself, "Will this make me FASTER or SLOWER?" That will drive your diet in the right direction and kill off all of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 418
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Bud Lite has a lot of devout followers. Big...

Bud Lite has a lot of devout followers. Big fans. Devoted fans. That does NOT automatically make Bud Lite a good beer choice. For any reason. Just because some very cheap shorts have lots of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 418
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Assos or go home.

Assos or go home.
07-02-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,690
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I'm not sure where you got that impression, but...

I'm not sure where you got that impression, but here in New York state we are *NOT* feeling like we've conquered anything yet. There are still active cases state wide, and there are travelers...
07-02-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,420
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

My wife just gave me a whole bunch of Assos gear...

My wife just gave me a whole bunch of Assos gear for my birthday! Shorts, bibs, jerseys, socks... Gotta say it’s the nicest stuff I’ve ever imagined pedaling in, and I have a lot of higher quality...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,826
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

If this is your second bike ride ever and you’re...

If this is your second bike ride ever and you’re averaging 19.8mph over 22 miles, it’s time to start thinking about a coach and a professional cycling career. Nice pace for a solo beginner. ;)
07-01-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 436
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

That length ride would probably see me stuffing a...

That length ride would probably see me stuffing a gel in one pocket and a pack of SportBeans in the other. I usually only eat the Beans, and not even the whole pack on my 60+ milers. I save the...
06-30-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,578
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Next up: the debate of ski bindings vs surf...

Next up: the debate of ski bindings vs surf boards. Who can be more obstinate?
06-30-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,578
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

For me, just me, there is such an overwhelming...

For me, just me, there is such an overwhelming benefit of riding with clipless pedals that every bike I ride has them. (7 bikes.)

Thats me. Just me. You eat what you like and I’ll eat what I...
06-27-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,599
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

So weird that FOUR bike shops were all filled...

So weird that FOUR bike shops were all filled with jerks and idiots, and the brand new guy (who already, in his very first post, knew to use the LBS abbreviation) is such a great guy. It couldn’t...
06-26-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,552
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I flipped a passing motorist the bird today.

I flipped a passing motorist the bird today.
06-26-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,874
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Ok, so it looks like there are plenty of full-on...

Ok, so it looks like there are plenty of full-on goofball workarounds to getting real cycling gloves. Has anyone found an alternative to bar tape? (Duct tape is ubiquitous.) Cables? (Twine? Bulk...
06-25-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,874
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Not that I knew of; just an old saying from the...

Not that I knew of; just an old saying from the 80s when HIV started becoming popular.
06-24-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,874
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Yiu must be even newer than I am. ;) Search for...

Yiu must be even newer than I am. ;) Search for “drope the hamer” and enjoy the read. :)
06-22-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 360
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

If the shop and the bike builder felt that it was...

If the shop and the bike builder felt that it was in need of replacement, and it was replaced, why are you hoping it will be salvageable? Do you want to sell it to make $$$ back? Does your wife...
06-22-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 268
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Just rent a car, man! There’s sooooo much great...

Just rent a car, man! There’s sooooo much great stuff to see and do, and great riding (that you might want to drive for) that going without your own transportation will limit a lot of your fun. ...
06-22-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,874
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Socks are way too tall, scary mustache. ...

Socks are way too tall, scary mustache. Definitely would not wave at him. Besides, he’d probably be moving much too fast to see it. ;)
06-21-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 117,633
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

A short, flat 30 miler today. Only 1850' of...

A short, flat 30 miler today. Only 1850' of climbing.
06-21-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,176
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I get between 12000-13000' of climbing in per...

I get between 12000-13000' of climbing in per week, and I'm still not as fast on climbs as I'd like to be. I like climbing, and some days I'm better at it than others. Some days I feel like taking...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,530
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

My new Canyon did the same thing when I stomped...

My new Canyon did the same thing when I stomped on the pedals out of the saddle, at first. After a few rides I finally got around to checking things over and snugged up the front through axle. No...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,054
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

You could have just headed over to the nearest...

You could have just headed over to the nearest hardware store for some new gloves and droped several hamers whilst perusing their "bike" aisle, all the while denigrating your LBS for not allowing you...
06-20-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,874
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

No glove, no love.

No glove, no love.
06-20-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,874
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I would never, EVER wave back at a bike rider...

I would never, EVER wave back at a bike rider that was wearing hardware store gloves. But I have droped hamers at various hardware stores...

Pearl Izumi basic gel gloves are always selling cheap...
06-20-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 871
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I love my Garmin vivosport. It's a fair HR...

I love my Garmin vivosport. It's a fair HR monitor, but not good in that role for cycling. It's great for hiking, running, paddling, etc. It's small, and works with my iPhone to see/read texts,...
Forum: Foo
06-20-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 712
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Tiny lap dogs? I always heard everything's...

Tiny lap dogs? I always heard everything's bigger in Texas. Who knew?
Forum: Foo
06-20-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 525
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

If I was hiking through the satellites wouldn’t...

If I was hiking through the satellites wouldn’t both NORAD and NASA probably know exactly where I was at all times? Also, what’s the point of sending texts if they won’t be received? You said you...
06-18-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 963
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

My rear end makes exceptionally loud noises. ...

My rear end makes exceptionally loud noises. It’s a point of pride, if I do say so.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,090
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Ill take that bet. $599. My 11speed wheels will...

Ill take that bet. $599. My 11speed wheels will continue to work just fine. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,090
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Wireless is a bad idea when the Italian riders...

Wireless is a bad idea when the Italian riders hack into your BikeLAN and drop you into the 52/10 in the middle of the climb.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,225
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

That wasn’t shame you felt. It was lactic acid. ...

That wasn’t shame you felt. It was lactic acid. Make friends with it and you’ll be a beast.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,395
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

There’s grass seed in the rear derailleur. Be...

There’s grass seed in the rear derailleur. Be sure to get it out before anyone sees that you were riding off-road when the “innocent incident” occurred. Just kidding. That really stinks. I hope...
06-13-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Think of the weight savings. Now you’ll have...

Think of the weight savings. Now you’ll have more time to wave at people while riding on the sidewalk. I seriously hope you’re riding carbon wheels!
06-12-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,090
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I thought the thing was plaster casts of big foot...

I thought the thing was plaster casts of big foot tracks?
06-12-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,090
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

From the thread title I was certain this was...

From the thread title I was certain this was gonna be another “don’t shave your butt” story...
06-12-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 672
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

As in, “You can kiss Hairy *AND* the Hendersons!”...

As in, “You can kiss Hairy *AND* the Hendersons!” Something along those lines?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,726
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I used to think the same thing about bibs...

I used to think the same thing about bibs possibly being too hot. Honestly, the strap material wicks far better than bare skin, so they allow for better sweat transfer and evaporation compared to...
06-09-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,149
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Nothing makes a helmet more aero than a good...

Nothing makes a helmet more aero than a good sauna session with the supper dishes and a quick spot-free rinse with JET DRY!!! Glug, glug.
06-07-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

No one suggested FIRST setting the pedal tension...

No one suggested FIRST setting the pedal tension to the lowest before playing tug-of-war with the empty shoe? This place has really gone down hill.
06-06-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,084
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I was getting a small rub from my R8000 fd in the...

I was getting a small rub from my R8000 fd in the big ring (52) and somewhere around the 7th-8th cog (11 speed cassette, 11-34.) It didn't rub on 9/10/11 or on 6/5/4, only on that 7th or 8th cog. ...
Forum: Foo
06-06-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 727
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

“Life’s too short to drink bad beer.” -Me ...

“Life’s too short to drink bad beer.”

-Me

Make good choices. (And please tell me why Texans are soooooooo obsessed with Colorado.)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,319
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

A loaf of bread has two ends, but they are not...

A loaf of bread has two ends, but they are not connected without the work put in between them. ;)
06-04-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

After a bit of rumination, I believe the mask...

After a bit of rumination, I believe the mask should match your chamois. That way it will match if you ride around with your head up your- wait, nevermind... Just match it to your chamois and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Cable end ferrule (or barrel) had jumped out of...

Cable end ferrule (or barrel) had jumped out of the slot in the shifter. Pulled hood back, duh... still wouldn’t shift up, though. Too much tension from rear der spring. Relieved cable tension,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Ultegra rear shifter won’t upshift

New bike this Spring. Cable is not frayed. Been shifting flawlessly. Bike was mounted on Wahoo Kickr this morning, rode an indoor session yesterday, flawless shifting. Getting ready to ride...
06-04-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Just make sure it goes over your eyes. The eyes...

Just make sure it goes over your eyes. The eyes are vulnerable. And if your socks are long enough- pull em up. Instant mask!
Forum: Foo
05-31-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,091
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Don’t *EVER* eat acetaminophen, ever, for *ANY*...

Don’t *EVER* eat acetaminophen, ever, for *ANY* reason! So much liver damage all over America from that crap.
05-31-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,160
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

XL, for 5’6” and 175lb? Wrong size, probably, no...

XL, for 5’6” and 175lb? Wrong size, probably, no matter who sewed them.
05-30-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,888
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

According to the packaging, it’s right there...

According to the packaging, it’s right there between the pig and the bison. I think. It’s further away, though, so it’s hard to tell. Sure looks like a mammoth...
05-30-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,692
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I don’t know why you’re so defensive about having...

I don’t know why you’re so defensive about having Covid or not. Even if all of your tests were negative, you could still actually have Covid. It sounds like you had it for sure, and some other...
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