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Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

Sometime around 1970/71, I remember seeing a road...

Sometime around 1970/71, I remember seeing a road test of the Porsche 911S vs the Ferrari Dino 246 GT. I was still 3 years away from a drivers license, but I drooled.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

It brings new meaning to "Doggie Bag".

It brings new meaning to "Doggie Bag".
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 417
Posted By genejockey

Uh, dude? From your link. Literally two clicks....

Uh, dude? From your link. Literally two clicks.
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 417
Posted By genejockey

I found it within 4 minutes, at the link he...

I found it within 4 minutes, at the link he posted.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

Hence, the follow up post of the 917.

Hence, the follow up post of the 917.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

Holy s**t.

Holy s**t.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 417
Posted By genejockey

(Stem length and handlebar width are in "cockpit...

(Stem length and handlebar width are in "cockpit dimensions")
05-23-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 605
Posted By genejockey

Right. They're only in the same market if you...

Right. They're only in the same market if you define that market broadly enough.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

Late 60s/early 70s. The P4 was actually a bit...

Late 60s/early 70s. The P4 was actually a bit earlier than the Porsche 917 - it ran against the Ford GT40s.

But just look at that shape!...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

Having failed to grab that deal on the Assiomas,...

Having failed to grab that deal on the Assiomas, I comfort myself with the realization that they add a bit to Q-factor, which I suspect I'm sensitive to.

"Those grapes are probably sour, anyway."
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

I used to lust after the expensive cars. I guess...

I used to lust after the expensive cars. I guess I still do. But the Dodge is good enough for me, since I don't have time, or gas, for canyon carving or track days.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

"Jesus Christ! They're letting a kid fly the...

"Jesus Christ! They're letting a kid fly the plane!"

You reach an age where you stop expecting people like pilots to be older than you. Then you reach an age where you want them to be younger. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

The Ferrari P4 was WAY sexier, but the McLaren...

The Ferrari P4 was WAY sexier, but the McLaren and the Porsche were just brutally purposeful. Their beauty comes from their total dominance.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

I'd rather have a Cayman than a Boxster, but...

I'd rather have a Cayman than a Boxster, but that's because I'm an old bald coot.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

Also tells you how old I am that those are what...

Also tells you how old I am that those are what came to mind.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

Oh, lighten up, Francis. It was an opportunity...

Oh, lighten up, Francis. It was an opportunity to post pictures of really cool race cars.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

Though, to be fair.... ...

Though, to be fair....

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

Counterpoint: ...

Counterpoint:
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

Last year, I saw the Assioma Favero Uno on sale...

Last year, I saw the Assioma Favero Uno on sale for $254. I dawdled. I missed it. Now it's nearly twice that. :bang:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

Gotcha. I realize "dip" is rather nonspecific. ...

Gotcha. I realize "dip" is rather nonspecific. I don't have a better name for it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

This is why I don't have a power meter.

This is why I don't have a power meter.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

Nah, it's not one of those. This kind. Usually...

Nah, it's not one of those. This kind. Usually I can hit at least 25 at the bottom, which helps a lot going up the other side. This time, I had to slow to 12 mph so as not to run up his Porsche...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

Huh. Even in 1978, Superman couldn't find a...

Huh. Even in 1978, Superman couldn't find a place to change.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

Well, to be fair, I did spend an extended time...

Well, to be fair, I did spend an extended time stuck behind the Porsche Ass of the Porsche Ass.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

Oh - I forgot that one of the highlights of my...

Oh - I forgot that one of the highlights of my ride yesterday was encountering the Porsche Ass Of The Day in person. Some jerk in a 911 Cabriolet of some kind, in front of me on a narrow road. As we...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

The other day, the classical station played...

The other day, the classical station played Jeremiah Clarke's "Trumpet Voluntary", which I figure is better than Trumpet Mandatory, or worse - Trumpet Involuntary. We've all done those....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

So, which is the valve that, if you push it down,...

So, which is the valve that, if you push it down, the music goes round and around, whoa-ho-ho-ho-ho-ho, and it comes out there?
05-23-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 217
Posted By genejockey

The chain appears to be engaging the teeth on the...

The chain appears to be engaging the teeth on the bottom of the ring but not the top. Any chance you need a new chain, rather than to take the drastic step of removing metal you can't put back? ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

For Mrs. GeneJockey's Birthday dinner, we had...

For Mrs. GeneJockey's Birthday dinner, we had Indian, from a place that is part of an Indian Restaurant Empire, run by the family of our purchase agent/office manager, at our little outpost on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

Punctuation is the difference between a nice...

Punctuation is the difference between a nice family meal and cannibalism:

Let's eat, Grandma
vs
Let's eat Grandma

Punctuation saves lives.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

Long day, and it's only 4:15. I went to bed...

Long day, and it's only 4:15. I went to bed early last night after what must have been an exhausting day, because I couldn't keep my eyes open at 10:30. So I woke up before 6:30. I'd rather have...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

who are you ee cummings?

who are you ee cummings?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

I owned a 1986 GTI and a 1991 Passat. Both of...

I owned a 1986 GTI and a 1991 Passat. Both of them had fuel pump failures. The pump in the tank would fail, and then that would take out the one that fed the injectors. The Passat also had a...
05-21-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By genejockey

Depends on the smart trainer. My wheel-on Wahoo...

Depends on the smart trainer. My wheel-on Wahoo Kickr Snap required an adapter, which goes on the clamp side, and that comes with 3 different thru axles. These are longer than normal TAs, with an...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

I decided it was time to wash the Dodge, which I...

I decided it was time to wash the Dodge, which I acquired 8 years ago this week. It was covered in little yellow spots, which I presume are some kind of bird s**t. Getting those scrubbed off was a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

So you'll want to be Far From them, then.

So you'll want to be Far From them, then.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

This will incrementally lift my average. Wordle...

This will incrementally lift my average.
Wordle 336 3/6

🟩⬜⬜🟨⬜
🟩🟩🟩🟩⬜
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

As opposed to excrementally dropping it....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

Yes, it does.

Yes, it does.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

My PCP got back to me about the Echo results. ...

My PCP got back to me about the Echo results. "looks overall good", she says. She said, enlarged LV might be related to hypertension, but I'm thinking since enlarged LV is about the most common...
05-20-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 689
Posted By genejockey

I got the Performance-branded version of this...

I got the Performance-branded version of this Topeak workstand (https://www.topeak.com/global/en/products/151-Repair-Stands/259-PREPSTAND-ELITE)on sale a few years back. I paid less than they go...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

I remember driving I-80 in Nevada in late May,...

I remember driving I-80 in Nevada in late May, way back in '88, and it was snowing between Winnemucca and Elko. Not much, but seeing snow in late May was weird.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

I've been watching the highlights on GCN Racing...

I've been watching the highlights on GCN Racing on YouTube, but can't watch the race itself, because of that job thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

Happy World Bidet!

Happy World Bidet!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

Yep. That's how cancer works. It can hit anyone,...

Yep. That's how cancer works. It can hit anyone, and all the healthy lifestyle stuff can only reduce, never eliminate the risk.

On the plus side, caught early, it's very treatable.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,292
Posted By genejockey

It's not the room on the seatpost I'm after. ...

It's not the room on the seatpost I'm after. It's the minimalist aesthetic. :rolleyes:

It's also a bit of a hassle, swapping everything over from one bike to another. The down side of having so...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,292
Posted By genejockey

I do sometimes, but I feel less safe doing so. ...

I do sometimes, but I feel less safe doing so. Then I remind myself that I rode for decades without one. Same for carrying a cell phone. That said, the vast majority of my rides, I use the Varia...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,292
Posted By genejockey

Which is, in turn, larger than the no-lights...

Which is, in turn, larger than the no-lights version.

Sometimes, I miss the purity of a seatpost with only a saddle bag, and handlebars with nothing but tape and brake levers. Still, I find...
05-19-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,071
Posted By genejockey

Yesterday evening was pretty nice for cycling on...

Yesterday evening was pretty nice for cycling on the Peninsula, though there were headwinds that got substantially worse the closer to 92 I got on Canada Rd. Short sleeve jersey weather! I did...
05-19-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,071
Posted By genejockey

I was riding on a bike path one morning in...

I was riding on a bike path one morning in Spring, and I saw another cyclist, in the oncoming lane, stopped. He flagged me down.. There was a small rattlesnake stretched out across the path. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 74,674
Posted By genejockey

Since, as Mrs. GeneJockey says, "I don't follow...

Since, as Mrs. GeneJockey says, "I don't follow hockey," my first thought was, Why does the Securities and Exchange Commission care about single player (vs multiplayer)?
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