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10-25-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,928
Posted By livedarklions

They're kind of stuck with it, though. Not...

They're kind of stuck with it, though. Not having fingers, they can't brake from the drops.

Getting a helmet on over the antlers is a whole different issue.
Forum: Foo
10-20-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,267
Posted By LesG

Well, there was "mellow yellow". Maybe continue...

Well, there was "mellow yellow". Maybe continue to the color trend with "Shades of Blues"... could be shades of the color or The Blues as in music or some other blue theme I can't even think of....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 789
Posted By Spoonrobot

Ah that makes sense, I wasn't understanding your...

Ah that makes sense, I wasn't understanding your post. Yes that's the bottle that works the best. The little red cap is not that important, it should come with a pin type stopper that is much more...
10-20-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 65,984
Posted By Metieval

you can say Blue, they will twist it into Purple...

you can say Blue, they will twist it into Purple or Red even. It is 2019, people don't win arguments with facts anymore. They win them by twisting what you say.

You can show them a video of what...
10-20-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 65,984
Posted By Metieval

I also plan for my emergencies with tubes, patch...

I also plan for my emergencies with tubes, patch kits, tire pumps and Co2.

I could keep going for a long time on how I and others plan for emergencies. I probably will too, unless you want to...
10-20-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 65,984
Posted By Metieval

According to your opinion..... which, as of up...

According to your opinion.....
which, as of up to this point in time, has been rubbish.




yet you totally ignore that Fact that a guy hits an object (large stone on a flat road) and looses...
10-20-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 65,984
Posted By Metieval

I do, that is why I wear HELMETS, wear seat...

I do,
that is why I wear HELMETS, wear seat belts in cars, wash my hands often, AND USE the DROPS often!
10-20-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 21,937
Posted By Syscrush

Hill Hunting

For today's Sunday training ride, I decided to keep it short but intense, so it was just 20k, but with 10 repeats of a short nearby hill (https://www.strava.com/segments/726126) that averages 5% but...
10-19-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 65,984
Posted By Metieval

Using the Drops also engages the Glutes. No...

Using the Drops also engages the Glutes. No different than standing involves different muscles.

guys that argue Drops puts more strain on the body, are the guys that Don't engage that muscle...
10-18-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 65,984
Posted By L134

I think way way back Terry referenced a half...

I think way way back Terry referenced a half dozen or so articles or quotes supporting his position. I donít recall a single post challenging or even acknowledging those references. Is my memory...
10-18-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 65,984
Posted By DrIsotope

First goes the flexibility, then comes the wizard...

First goes the flexibility, then comes the wizard beard, then the recumbent is inevitable.
10-16-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 65,984
Posted By redlude97

I mean i pick up groceries all the time on my...

I mean i pick up groceries all the time on my drop bar commuter and also bomb descents on the road and gravel while being comfortable in the drops...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,241
Posted By sanmateoclimber

Glad to report back that after three weeks of...

Glad to report back that after three weeks of higher volume training, I hit this ride again yesterday and felt great. I paced it better (each of the climbs a few minutes slower than my PRs.) But...
10-13-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 939
Posted By bedtime

Clearly you're a natural. Sounds...

Clearly you're a natural.


Sounds embarrassing. I couldn't imagine doing a track stand without the ability to pedal. Though, perhaps it can be done with one foot on the front tire, rocking the...
10-11-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,183
Posted By jim_pridx

Just an update, but I ended up installing the 105...

Just an update, but I ended up installing the 105 RD with the 11-32t cassette on my wife's bike, and it works like a charm! Thanks for the suggestion!
10-07-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,009
Posted By KingOfTheHill

Iíve never ridden 395 itself but have driven it...

Iíve never ridden 395 itself but have driven it from I-15 to Carson City countless times on my way to Truckee, CA. I love the drive from Lone Pine on North.

someone posted the rides off of 395...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-19, 10:34 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,785
Posted By big john

I did that climb once, I think it was 6 or 7...

I did that climb once, I think it was 6 or 7 years ago, on a road bike with a triple. I was very slow. A friend had a hardtail mtb that he put light road wheels on, it worked great.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,241
Posted By sanmateoclimber

Dear user terrymorse, Just admit it, you're...

Dear user terrymorse,

Just admit it, you're a true monster. Surely you knew that, putting this bug in my ear, I would find myself thinking about it as I wound my way through Woodside this...
09-25-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 65,984
Posted By subgrade

That is not what happened there. The actual...

That is not what happened there.

The actual sequence:
1. Fast approach to turn.
2. Hard braking.
3. Rear wheel loses traction.
4. Cyclist countersteers to correct the slide.
5....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-19, 04:40 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,241
Posted By rubiksoval

As much as I dislike resorting to a cut and...

As much as I dislike resorting to a cut and paste, I'm not going to pretend I'm a scientist, so I will defer to my elementary understanding of the matter based on articles like the one below.

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,241
Posted By rubiksoval

I, too, am a pre-ride/race oatmeal person. One of...

I, too, am a pre-ride/race oatmeal person. One of the best bang-for-the-buck meals I've found.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,241
Posted By big john

Seems a little over the top on some of your...

Seems a little over the top on some of your points. He was only out there for 3 hours. I can do 3 hours of climbing with only some cold cereal and maybe a bar and I'm 205 or so. I think the water...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,785
Posted By eduskator

What I'm saying is that CF components have been...

What I'm saying is that CF components have been around for as long as I can remember (a few decades?), and with all the R&D that's going on, if this would have been an issue, it would have been...
09-22-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 21,937
Posted By Syscrush

OK, this was a big week for me with 2 important...

OK, this was a big week for me with 2 important developments.

The first is that I finally had my DEXA scan and found that my fat-free mass is almost 10 lbs higher than I thought. This means that...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,241
Posted By Jack Tone

Wow. What an awesome ride. 30 or so years ago I...

Wow. What an awesome ride. 30 or so years ago I lived in Redwood City, and that was my favorite area to ride, though never did that big a loop!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,785
Posted By Bigbus

"asploding" really? I guess we are all just 5 yr...

"asploding" really? I guess we are all just 5 yr olds :p
09-19-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 65,984
Posted By wphamilton

More likely she veered outside the turn because...

More likely she veered outside the turn because she was going too fast and was afraid to lean over and turn sharply enough. That happens, and it's scary, but it's when you lose your nerve or don't...
09-19-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,185
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Yes! Study shows that for those over 50, the more you ride, the longer you'll live

Of course we all knew that already, but still . . .
https://trainright.com/middle-aged-athletes-add-5-years-to-life/
09-18-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,007
Posted By nesdog

We've spent 6 of the last 7 summers (usually in...

We've spent 6 of the last 7 summers (usually in July) vacationing in North Lake Tahoe. I've done the NLT-Truckee-Tahoe City loop multiple times in each direction. The climb up 267 from Truckee to...
09-18-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 65,984
Posted By sirjag

I drove sport bikes for 15yrs, and raced....then...

I drove sport bikes for 15yrs, and raced....then started riding a road bike last year...its amazing how many of my skills have transferred over. completely agree about your trail braking...have done...
09-17-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,007
Posted By nesdog

Tour de Tahoe

I've wanted to do this 72 mile lake lap for years; we have been vacationing in North Lake Tahoe for quite a few summers but never got around to the full circuit. Since I retired last June, we could...
09-17-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,667
Posted By unterhausen

I have had swollen ankles after a couple of grand...

I have had swollen ankles after a couple of grand randonnees (1200 km in 4 days). It's pretty common for your heart to slow down during a ride like that, and one of the resulting symptoms is that...
09-17-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 21,937
Posted By Syscrush

It's the overarching unifying principle of my...

It's the overarching unifying principle of my life for the next 16 months. I think of it every time I want a snack or a beer, or consider taking the streetcar to work instead of the bike.


This...
09-16-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 21,937
Posted By Syscrush

Thanks all for the pointers on relevant...

Thanks all for the pointers on relevant resources, I really appreciate it.

I won't be getting an indoor trainer for 2 reasons: first, there's no place to fit one in my house. Second, I think it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 11,871
Posted By big john

You can also buy titanium springs for mountain...

You can also buy titanium springs for mountain bike shocks.

http://www.rentoncoilspring.com/whyti.html

These guys have ti springs for formula 1 cars and snowmobile clutches.
09-15-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,079
Posted By Metieval

I grew up under the False narritive that cyclist...

I grew up under the False narritive that cyclist need to stay as far right as possible.

after a way too many right hooks, and people pulling out in front of me. (lights made no difference). I...
09-15-19, 02:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 765
Posted By ooga-booga

not sure if you'll have access to a car which...

not sure if you'll have access to a car which would come in really handy. if you do have access to a car,
my recomendation for a centralized training location is escondido, ca-about a 30 min drive...
09-13-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,241
Posted By livedarklions

No. Loudest belch.

No. Loudest belch.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,972
Posted By Psimet2001

Clarification indeed - my point was that without...

Clarification indeed - my point was that without tension on the spoke there is no cycling of stress. Good to run into you out here. It feels like forever. Hope all is well!





Indeed - that's...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,132
Posted By Robert A

So yesterday, I started doing intervals. Three...

So yesterday, I started doing intervals. Three minutes at 90% max HR, then rest and repeat. I didn't realize how hard this would be, and what opportunity there was to improve. Going at 90%...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,058
Posted By Psimet2001

10 years and counting

September 16. 2009 I officially filed to make PSIMET a business.

The business grew from the early interactions I had here. I would be remiss if I didn't celebrate the 10th anniversary of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,379
Posted By tagaproject6

These Sidi adapter plates are a much better...

These Sidi adapter plates are a much better product than the shimano and wellgo adapters (tried them both). It fits Shimano, Cronos and Specialized....
09-11-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,977
Posted By ThermionicScott

Oh man, it's been too long since I've seen a good...

Oh man, it's been too long since I've seen a good lively debate over "brinnelling"! :lol:
09-10-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,079
Posted By biketocamp

Daytime Running Lights - Get Them! Video

Hi everyone. I'm a big advocate of safety so I figured I drop this post here. If you're a commuter, road cyclist, touring etc. I think everyone should invest in a set of daytime running lights. Here...
09-05-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 65,984
Posted By Metieval

just because someone does something, does not...

just because someone does something, does not make it a bad choice.

I brake from the hoods, I just don't brake from them on descents.

I also pull Idaho stops, but i don't tell people that Idaho...
09-03-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,218
Posted By livedarklions

I think this a big reason that any riding a...

I think this a big reason that any riding a beginner does, flat or hill, tends to strengthen them. They get more and more used to steadier pedaling.
09-03-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 65,984
Posted By Princess_Allez

I naturally tended to use these techniques during...

I naturally tended to use these techniques during hard-braking, especially when traveling downhill. It works wonders.
09-03-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 65,984
Posted By Metieval

you do know that it has nothing to do with...

you do know that it has nothing to do with braking, and has everything to do with maintaining control? meaning your hands didn't bounce off the hoods, or slide forward over the top of them.

and...
Forum: For Sale
09-03-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By nomadmax

Arrived today Terry, thank you very much! ...

Arrived today Terry, thank you very much!
terrymorse
09-03-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 65,984
Posted By jadocs

That's a true statement, there have been more...

That's a true statement, there have been more than a few times this has happened to me...not even on a decent but just going fast. I would also add "control" to the lower center of gravity.
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