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Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 34,696
Posted By Jack Tone

Yes! That's his favorite snack. I put it under...

Yes! That's his favorite snack. I put it under and around the trigger. He HAS to get his head in there to get it!!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 34,696
Posted By Jack Tone

My old stomping ground. Really miss it. Here's a...

My old stomping ground. Really miss it. Here's a ride I like to do on Fulgaz:

The Rides | FulGaz (http://fulgaz.com/fulgaz-rides/?fg_ride=78e4c7e710426a1cf0934d0c)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 107,861
Posted By Jack Tone

My first "real" bicycle was French. It was...

My first "real" bicycle was French. It was actually really nice. Wish I'd kept it. An old Peugeot like this:

...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,869
Posted By Jack Tone

I have at least 14 bikes now, maybe more. I had...

I have at least 14 bikes now, maybe more. I had some others as a kid. I never had a worst bike. Every bike I ride, I get home with a smile, and think, why did I ever get another?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 107,861
Posted By Jack Tone

Checking in; Billy and Mo, feel better soon! ...

Checking in;
Billy and Mo, feel better soon!
Bampilot, wife wanted a popcorn ceiling painted. 13 X 20 room. Took over 5 gallons using a roller on extension. I never want to see paint again. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,184
Posted By Jack Tone

I was expecting a long scarf.

I was expecting a long scarf.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 107,861
Posted By Jack Tone

I've got a lost and found story. In high school,...

I've got a lost and found story. In high school, I borrowed a friend's Austin Healey 3000 and was driving it around at night when the gas pedal disconnected. I pulled over near a freeway overpass and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 11,574
Posted By Jack Tone

That's what I do when I don't want people to...

That's what I do when I don't want people to draft me. I wear my jersey that says "Novice".
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,937
Posted By Jack Tone

You Don't Need Those Light Weight Wheels

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QDnUkUaQfk
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,258
Posted By Jack Tone

Reduces pedal force by over two pounds per...

Reduces pedal force by over two pounds per stroke!! I'm sold. Also, made in Poland, independently tested in Poland. Not suspicious at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,901
Posted By Jack Tone

According to Trek, the Domane Sl6 weighs 20lbs....

According to Trek, the Domane Sl6 weighs 20lbs. and the Emonda Sl6 weighs 18. That seems like a significant difference to me. Besides, I'm a firm believer in N+1.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,048
Posted By Jack Tone

For what it's worth, I'm 69, have been an athlete...

For what it's worth, I'm 69, have been an athlete all my life. Since high school, football, runner, motocross, bicycle racing, then when I had to support a family, letter carrier walking 15 plus...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,477
Posted By Jack Tone

Because of asthma and chronic sinus infections,...

Because of asthma and chronic sinus infections, I've been off and on Pred many times for extended periods. Yeah, it Did make me feel great pretty quickly. But as mentioned, I did gain weight, and it...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 680
Posted By Jack Tone

"Second question is my cadence sensor comes...

"Second question is my cadence sensor comes really close to my shoe (and at times probably touches it). The instructions said to mount it facing outward, but do you think I should mount it facing...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 231,173
Posted By Jack Tone

My wife and I haven't left the house for over 3...

My wife and I haven't left the house for over 3 weeks. We've been on each other's nerves now and then, but nothing too extreme yet. Probably because she's never ridden the tandem I bought her 36...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,932
Posted By Jack Tone

What a great thread! I want to play, too. The...

What a great thread! I want to play, too. The ONLY way to initiate a turn on a two wheeled vehicle, at slow OR fast speed is to countersteer.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 231,173
Posted By Jack Tone

All this talk about waxing your chain makes me...

All this talk about waxing your chain makes me think about doing it. Let's see, I'll need an ultrasonic cleaner, crock pot, two kinds of wax, Teflon, space in the garage to "cook", or.... I could buy...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 231,173
Posted By Jack Tone

I've got a couple of good high school car...

I've got a couple of good high school car stories. I bought a 3 wheeled Post Office delivery truck at an auction. You have to be a bit old to remember them. One Halloween night we filled it with...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 231,173
Posted By Jack Tone

Hot!

Hot!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,146
Posted By Jack Tone

I have at least a dozen road bikes in the garage,...

I have at least a dozen road bikes in the garage, from 30 years old to new super (to me) carbon bikes. Also one $300 mtn. bike. So I'm pretty well committed to road riding. That being said, several...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2,876
Views: 759,541
Posted By Jack Tone

Just ordered a Wahoo Elemnt from Amazon for $125....

Just ordered a Wahoo Elemnt from Amazon for $125. Not sure how long that price will last. Certainly don't need it, but wanted to try Wahoo.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 09:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,363
Posted By Jack Tone

About the noise, I just watched a GCN tech...

About the noise, I just watched a GCN tech question and answer show with the same question. The best that they could figure was that the new shadow derailleur uses a higher tension spring on the cage...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 774
Posted By Jack Tone

I would turn the bike upside down and spray some...

I would turn the bike upside down and spray some WD40 or Triflow into the brifter.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 30,834
Posted By Jack Tone

I'm a firm believer in N+1. I probably have 15...

I'm a firm believer in N+1. I probably have 15 bikes in my garage. A week ago I had a bad bout of atrial fibrillation and am waiting to see my cardiologist after my hospital visit. I REally don't...
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
09-15-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 179,031
Posted By Jack Tone

What works best for me is putting a yard stick...

What works best for me is putting a yard stick across the dropouts. Might have to take the wheel off. Then I eyeball from the handlebars down to the yardstick.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,795
Posted By Jack Tone

And I would hate to ask what the replacement...

And I would hate to ask what the replacement price was on the "cassette".
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-19, 10:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,211
Posted By Jack Tone

So true.....if you never have to slow down.

So true.....if you never have to slow down.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,831
Posted By Jack Tone

That's exactly why I love mine. Same road...

That's exactly why I love mine. Same road conditions out in the country. I can relax and ride where I want until it notifies me about a car, then I move to the right.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,338
Posted By Jack Tone

Went for a group ride last weekend. Mixed group...

Went for a group ride last weekend. Mixed group of men and women and different abilities. Usually 15 to 16 average speed. Two racers showed up and decided we'd practice pace lines. Their choice was...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 29,371
Posted By Jack Tone

Absolutely! That's why when I get a new car, it's...

Absolutely! That's why when I get a new car, it's going to have drum brakes. I don't that new complicated stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 21,165
Posted By Jack Tone

If married, probably soon divorced.

If married, probably soon divorced.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,869
Posted By Jack Tone

That looks like a great handlebar for time trials.

That looks like a great handlebar for time trials.
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