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04-14-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 233
Posted By rsbob

I want what he’s smoking.

I want what he’s smoking.
04-13-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2,459
Views: 164,137
Posted By rsbob

49.72 miles 1700’ climbing. Ran over a 1.5’...

49.72 miles 1700’ climbing. Ran over a 1.5’ snake.

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04-09-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By rsbob

Helping tubeless people seat new tires on the...

Helping tubeless people seat new tires on the rims. :D
04-07-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,117
Posted By rsbob

Never understand why parents would burden their...

Never understand why parents would burden their children with strange names or weird spellings which last a life time.

Fredlord forgot another supreme act of selfishness, refusing to wear a mask...
04-06-21, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By rsbob

Magnificent. Thank you for sharing the link

Magnificent. Thank you for sharing the link
04-04-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,532
Posted By rsbob

It depends. Need the following: Percent...

It depends. Need the following:

Percent grade
Barometric pressure
Ambient temperature
gear combination
type of bike
tubed or tubeless
aero clothing?
just eaten a big meal or not
04-02-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,014
Posted By rsbob

If people want to draft, I’m cool with it, but...

If people want to draft, I’m cool with it, but they need to run 18 to 20, so its usually more experienced guys. *Then there are those that blow by me doing 24. I did club rides for many years and...
04-01-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 632
Posted By rsbob

Retro is cool but also extremely dangerous in...

Retro is cool but also extremely dangerous in this regard. Your noodle should be in the latest greatest SNELL /ANSI rated helmet and your antique proudly mounted forever in a frame.
03-30-21, 11:25 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,464
Posted By rsbob

Get a bike rack and drive your bike to a nice...

Get a bike rack and drive your bike to a nice safe place to ride. A minor inconvenience for your sanity and possibly avoiding a prison sentence for assault.
03-30-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,532
Posted By rsbob

Don’t fool yourself. You are DEFINITELY racing.

Don’t fool yourself. You are DEFINITELY racing.
03-30-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,532
Posted By rsbob

:speedy: About this fast. Maybe faster when the...

:speedy: About this fast. Maybe faster when the surface is smooth.
03-26-21, 11:41 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,071
Posted By rsbob

I ran track in high school and continued to run...

I ran track in high school and continued to run to reduce work stress through my late-30s. Unfortunately running was a constant recovery from injury. I constantly pushed myself to greater distances...
03-26-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,884
Posted By rsbob

How fast do I ride? Couple of different ways to...

How fast do I ride? Couple of different ways to interpret the question. Today did almost 53 miles with 2300’ climbing with an average speed of 16.2 but its still early in the season. One downhill...
03-26-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By rsbob

Incredible work through and through. Looks like...

Incredible work through and through. Looks like an art piece.
03-26-21, 09:38 AM
03-25-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,515
Posted By rsbob

I always give a wave to drivers that cross the...

I always give a wave to drivers that cross the line to give me room. Call it reinforcement
03-24-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2,459
Views: 164,137
Posted By rsbob

33 miles. Was feeling strong and went out too hot...

33 miles. Was feeling strong and went out too hot for the first 18 miles but i was feeling the need, the need for.... By the time i got to the final climb was feeling pretty knackered which had me...
03-24-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By rsbob

Scary Moment Yesterday

After a couple of rainy days there was a break in the weather yesterday, so got out the road bike for a spin. Was crossing a two lane bridge over a river where there were still slick patches of mud...
03-22-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,654
Posted By rsbob

Yesterday I crashed out in my man cave when my...

Yesterday I crashed out in my man cave when my training bike parted ways with the trainer after not securely mounting it. I did a quick test at first to make sure it was secure (I trade my wife and...
03-22-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,732
Posted By rsbob

Borrow a wheel and mount it in your fork. If it...

Borrow a wheel and mount it in your fork. If it still is off center, it may be your fork or frame like others have suggested. If it centers you will more than likely need a new wheel. Perhaps it...
Forum: Foo
03-21-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By rsbob

Forums and Responses. Too funny and too true

Read this in another group I’m part of and could NOT STOP LAUGHING. 🤣💡

Q: How many group members does it take to change a light bulb ?

1 to change the light bulb and to post that the light...
03-21-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,209
Posted By rsbob

Paranoia doesn’t need a cause because it is based...

Paranoia doesn’t need a cause because it is based on a irrational belief. Being wary or nervous based on past experience is another thing. I had a box truck mirror wiz about 3 feet from my head at...
03-19-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,884
Posted By rsbob

66 here and just did my longest ride of the year,...

66 here and just did my longest ride of the year, 47 miles at an average speed of 17.3 MPH, top speed, 45 MPH. I like to go fast and if I can do 20 MPH for miles I am in heaven. Top speed on a...
03-19-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,209
Posted By rsbob

Many more people bought bikes during the...

Many more people bought bikes during the pandemic. More people on bikes increases the likelihood of more accidents, especially if they are novices or very rusty. If you fit into neither category, I...
03-19-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2,459
Views: 164,137
Posted By rsbob

only 0.1 away from glory!

only 0.1 away from glory!
03-16-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2,459
Views: 164,137
Posted By rsbob

Pics from my ride:Middle Fork Road ...

Pics from my ride:Middle Fork Road


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03-16-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 962
Posted By rsbob

In my 30s when I regularly road centuries and...

In my 30s when I regularly road centuries and would push myself for personal bests on hot days, I would cramp up, even after drinking the recommended one bottle of sports drink per hour. I believe I...
03-15-21, 11:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Posted By rsbob

Makes me angry when I see a parent/s riding with...

Makes me angry when I see a parent/s riding with out helmets with their helmeted kids. Not the best role models.
03-15-21, 11:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,606
Posted By rsbob

True pretentiousness is buying the best high end...

True pretentiousness is buying the best high end kit and not having a clue how to ride a bike. Very similar to people who buy the most expensive ski gear but only hang out in the lodge.
03-15-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,586
Posted By rsbob

But if you have 36 leg hairs per square inch...

But if you have 36 leg hairs per square inch versus 32, you should run 32 spoke rims. Or shave your legs like the pros. :)
03-14-21, 12:39 AM
Replies: 2,459
Views: 164,137
Posted By rsbob

47 miles at 17.3 MPH, 1200’. Ended up with an...

47 miles at 17.3 MPH, 1200’. Ended up with an extremely blurry left eye when done so had an emergency visit with a retinal specialist.
03-07-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2,459
Views: 164,137
Posted By rsbob

0 today. Yesterday, 29.45 M. Got rained on a...

0 today. Yesterday, 29.45 M. Got rained on a couple of times.
03-01-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By rsbob

Every single issue I have had with a vehicle,...

Every single issue I have had with a vehicle, except one old beater car, was a pickup, and more specifically a Dodge pickup. On a car forum I belong to, Dodge pickup owners are reserved a special...
02-25-21, 12:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By rsbob

Sorry no pictures of us mtn biking together (mine...

Sorry no pictures of us mtn biking together (mine doesn’t do the heater shelter thing and sticks right with me). People do a double take when they see a white doodle out in the woods running trails...
02-24-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,595
Posted By rsbob

I just carry my phone and wallet in my jersey. ...

I just carry my phone and wallet in my jersey. Covers it all and no back and forth with a baggy. But then I dont stuff my pockets with a whole lot other than an energy bar.
02-24-21, 12:41 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,237
Posted By rsbob

Too nice to ride. Almost. ...

Too nice to ride. Almost.


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02-22-21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,048
Posted By rsbob

Just like running a metric marathon. But people...

Just like running a metric marathon. But people do run 5 and 10Ks. Go figure.
02-22-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,463
Posted By rsbob

Leave it in and we can start a betting pool based...

Leave it in and we can start a betting pool based on accumulated mileage until it fails from today forward. You should get 10% of the pot which you can put toward a tube of super glue.
02-22-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,216
Posted By rsbob

My wife has RA and was knocked out of cycling for...

My wife has RA and was knocked out of cycling for 18 years. We used to ride our tandem and singles almost every weekend together. She did several rides in the century category but RA ended that. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,319
Posted By rsbob

Was sold on Kool Stops decades ago. Excellent...

Was sold on Kool Stops decades ago. Excellent pads which always gave me confidence, even stopping a tandem.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,699
Posted By rsbob

It maybe an old thread, but it is still very...

It maybe an old thread, but it is still very timely since rates of suicide and depression are at all time highs. As a community which shares the same passion with its own mental health benefits, we...
02-05-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,713
Posted By rsbob

A bit of counterpoint to the opinion above. I...

A bit of counterpoint to the opinion above. I have always had steel bikes except for aluminum mtn bikes. Moving from my steel racing frame to carbon was eye opening in terms of responsiveness and...
01-28-21, 10:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,135
Posted By rsbob

Like the other poster noted, what you have is NOT...

Like the other poster noted, what you have is NOT normal and you need to see an ophthalmologist. Had a retina detach and will never put off getting a vision problem resolved ASAP and neither should...
01-28-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,468
Posted By rsbob

Fell much better, thank you. But I fell more on...

Fell much better, thank you. But I fell more on my mtn bike and no one ever says they need to take THAT up. :D
01-24-21, 11:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,404
Posted By rsbob

Have watched TdF for decades. The scenery,...

Have watched TdF for decades. The scenery, villages and mountains are gorgeous and remind us of our trips. Really enjoy the breakaways which succeed and the mtn stages.
01-16-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,154
Posted By rsbob

They better not die. They are paying my SSI!

They better not die. They are paying my SSI!
01-11-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,346
Posted By rsbob

My bad, take 101 through Washington, Oregon and...

My bad, take 101 through Washington, Oregon and Northern Ca until it intersects Hwy 1. Then follow 1 down the coast. And yes 101 is highly rideable through Wa and Or and N. Ca but you will want to...
01-08-21, 10:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,346
Posted By rsbob

Ride from the most NW point of Washington state...

Ride from the most NW point of Washington state down the coast to Sandy LEGO (San Diego) CA.
01-08-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,733
Posted By rsbob

I call my bike my time machine. It transports me...

I call my bike my time machine. It transports me back 20-30 years and my true age (66) disappears.

As other posters have said, people typically think I am 10 years younger. My health is far better...
01-05-21, 11:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,904
Posted By rsbob

Ok, I lied. Ten years later my starter wife...

Ok, I lied.

Ten years later my starter wife and I thought it would be fun to tour wineries by bicycle. We mapped out six wineries over a 20 mile route. Unfortunately the temps that day were in...
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