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09-29-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 36,923
Posted By himespau

Oh, I totally get that, I didn't know if it was...

Oh, I totally get that, I didn't know if it was possible to use one of those to set up a private race series that you could e-mail past racers from your series invites to so that you could keep the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,261
Posted By himespau

My legs will probably forever be unbalanced (lost...

My legs will probably forever be unbalanced (lost the top half of my right fibula and had to have my LCL, hamstring, and gastrocnemius attachments moved as a result). Not sure what the imbalance is,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,261
Posted By himespau

That looks like a decent (and relatively...

That looks like a decent (and relatively affordable) idea. Hadn't see that before, thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,261
Posted By himespau

You and me both.

You and me both.
Replies: 44
Views: 1,228
Posted By himespau

Oof, big job. best of luck.

Oof, big job. best of luck.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,261
Posted By himespau

Has anyone come out with powermeter pedals that...

Has anyone come out with powermeter pedals that work with SPD yet? I really like may Campy triple with square taper bottom bracket and no one seems to make crank-based meters that work with that.
09-26-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5,185
Views: 301,316
Posted By himespau

I know I find myself sitting completely up while...

I know I find myself sitting completely up while on long climbs to use different muscles. Lean back to stretch sometimes. Wouldn't do that in a race.
09-25-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 36,923
Posted By himespau

Psimet2001 , have you considered putting on a...

Psimet2001 , have you considered putting on a racing series on Zwift or Rouvy or one of the other online platforms?
09-25-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,436
Posted By himespau

These...

These...
09-24-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,436
Posted By himespau

I have sprintech mirrors on both sides at the...

I have sprintech mirrors on both sides at the ends of my drop bars. Convenient to look down. Also great to make sure a group is all together when riding with the family (though I prefer to have the...
Forum: Foo
09-24-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11,057
Views: 2,286,463
Posted By himespau

https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-0/p526...

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Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11,057
Views: 2,286,463
Posted By himespau

Yeah, I almost rolled a friend's car off the jack...

Yeah, I almost rolled a friend's car off the jack one time because her lugs were frozen in place I'd forgotten to knock them loose before jacking it up. Got it done, but was nervous for a moment...
09-22-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,319
Posted By himespau

Dunning-Kruger does not recognize self as...

Dunning-Kruger does not recognize self as Dunning-Kruger. Self evident.
09-22-20, 11:33 AM
09-21-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,112
Posted By himespau

Love that paint job.

Love that paint job.
09-21-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 462
Posted By himespau

Is the seatpost backwards?

Is the seatpost backwards?
09-21-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,962
Posted By himespau

Wow that sucks. You bought it on Friday and it...

Wow that sucks. You bought it on Friday and it gets damaged on Saturday?
09-18-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5,185
Views: 301,316
Posted By himespau

That's a good thought. I'm hoping to upgrade to...

That's a good thought. I'm hoping to upgrade to a smart trainer (or smartbike) on the cheap after it all ends and people realize they don't use them. Not that I don't like my homemade motion...
09-17-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,824
Posted By himespau

When I go to USPS to ship things and try to ship...

When I go to USPS to ship things and try to ship priority, they tell me 2-3 days when they quote the price, but then, when I select priority, tell me it'll be an extra day "due to the pandemic". No...
Forum: Commuting
09-15-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 15,354
Views: 11,332,157
Posted By himespau

^^^Gorgeous

^^^Gorgeous
09-15-20, 05:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,155
Posted By himespau

You were saying you wanted to do some of the...

You were saying you wanted to do some of the climbs in the France guest world on Zwift.

There are a couple of different ways (so called "worlds hacks") that you can use to ride in worlds that...
09-13-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,155
Posted By himespau

I've actually cut back to just the one race a...

I've actually cut back to just the one race a week (a series a team I'm on participates in). Decided to actually do some organized training and just scattershot races whenever I found one that fit...
Forum: Foo
09-13-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11,057
Views: 2,286,463
Posted By himespau

https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1195...

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Forum: Framebuilders
09-10-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 781
Posted By himespau

I know you said a new frame isn't in the budget,...

I know you said a new frame isn't in the budget, but, before the pandamic-induced bike shortage, it was possible to get a mtb from the early 90's for not too much money. Throwing a riser stem and...
09-10-20, 06:02 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,155
Posted By himespau

Or you can do the Worlds hack and do Ventoux...

Or you can do the Worlds hack and do Ventoux whenever you want. I much prefer the alpe du zwift though because it breaks the ride up into segments which are more manageable psychologically for me...
09-10-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,103
Posted By himespau

That 1.5 actuation ratio is shared by both 10 and...

That 1.5 actuation ratio is shared by both 10 and 11 speed RD's, right? I was recently looking for an RD as a replacement in a 10 speed triple setup and couldn't easily find 10 speed long cage...
09-09-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,103
Posted By himespau

Which is why I have this derailleur in pieces I...

Which is why I have this derailleur in pieces I was offering him. Not a mess I want to deal with, but I hate throwing things away. There used to be a box of junk in the C&V list that people would...
09-09-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,103
Posted By himespau

Do you know what part of your derailleur broke? I...

Do you know what part of your derailleur broke? I have a 9 speed mirage (I think) triple derailleur that had a bad return spring (I think that was all that was wrong with it - it may have also had a...
09-09-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,486
Posted By himespau

I had a Fuji Mixte (some sort of touring iirc)...

I had a Fuji Mixte (some sort of touring iirc) that I was able to cold set from 120-130mm using the threaded rod method and a lot of strings to make sure it stayed straight. I didn't have a lot of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,526
Posted By himespau

I like these as well, but find that the Elites...

I like these as well, but find that the Elites are pretty much as good.

Hincapie signatures work fairly decent for me as well (though their Max bibs have padding that always seems to rub me the...
09-08-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 635
Posted By himespau

Cool bike and interesting discussion.

Cool bike and interesting discussion.
09-08-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,486
Posted By himespau

Definitely a cool project and am looking forward...

Definitely a cool project and am looking forward to the final results.
Replies: 12
Views: 732
Posted By himespau

Someone who wants the rest of us to know what...

Someone who wants the rest of us to know what they have.
Forum: Foo
09-04-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11,057
Views: 2,286,463
Posted By himespau

Oh, I loved that show. The theme song was pretty...

Oh, I loved that show. The theme song was pretty great too.
Forum: Foo
09-04-20, 02:10 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,412
Posted By himespau

I wonder if the issue with the camelbak racebak...

I wonder if the issue with the camelbak racebak was that folks didn't want to spend $70+ on a baselayer that they'd have to buy multiples of. Or if it meant that they'd have to buy jerseys the next...
Forum: Foo
09-03-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,874
Posted By himespau

Costco around here fills the canisters up for...

Costco around here fills the canisters up for super cheap, and it's been years since I've gotten a newspaper for the chimney. But, I still think I'll go back to charcoal when this propane grill...
Forum: Foo
09-03-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,874
Posted By himespau

I hadn't ever thought about the cover, but ours...

I hadn't ever thought about the cover, but ours is going on 4 years and the drip pan has completely rusted off. Thinking I might go back to charcoal with the next one. Yeah it takes a lot longer to...
09-03-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,936
Posted By himespau

My wife was going down a driveway (transitioning...

My wife was going down a driveway (transitioning from sidewalk to road while riding with the kids) and clipped the curb at the end of the driveway with a pedal a month or so back. Went down hard,...
09-03-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 19,639
Views: 3,215,803
Posted By himespau

Assuming you have the space and time.

Assuming you have the space and time.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,412
Posted By himespau

Is he carrying them up to his teammates? Seems...

Is he carrying them up to his teammates? Seems like it'd be a challenge if he was hoping to use those to drink.
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By himespau

Looks interesting. Bummer about the size.

Looks interesting. Bummer about the size.
Forum: Foo
08-31-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,796
Posted By himespau

I have an Okidata MB461 that I've had for going...

I have an Okidata MB461 that I've had for going on 7 years now in my office. Prints, copies, scans to PDF (probably other stuff, but I configured it to do to PDF a long time ago and haven't looked...
08-31-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,155
Posted By himespau

Congrats on sticking it out. The one time I...

Congrats on sticking it out.

The one time I did Ventoux, I figured it'd be 1.5x the Alpe du Zwift (like you, my best is about an hour and a half - I really need to lose a lot of weight). It...
08-28-20, 03:18 PM
08-28-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5,185
Views: 301,316
Posted By himespau

My employer has decided to stop matching due to...

My employer has decided to stop matching due to Covid-related shortfalls in tuition. I'm hoping that they restart when numbers come back. I know you don't always feel like you have the cash, but it...
Forum: Foo
08-27-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11,057
Views: 2,286,463
Posted By himespau

https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1184...

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08-26-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,822
Posted By himespau

If her neck is hurting, that tells me she wants...

If her neck is hurting, that tells me she wants to sit more upright so that she can look forward without tilting her head up. Gotta get that stem higher than the saddle. Also, try a sprung saddle...
08-26-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,822
Posted By himespau

Swept back bars? I built a bike with the Velo...

Swept back bars? I built a bike with the Velo Orange Crazy bars for my wife. She never was a cyclist and building a new bike didn't make her one. She does find it more comfortable to ride with...
08-26-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 105,495
Posted By himespau

I'm still kicking myself for missing out on a...

I'm still kicking myself for missing out on a Merckx-built lugged MXL Caloi team frame quite a few years back when I thought I'd be smart and lowball the seller (who was already selling it below...
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