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Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-23, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4,258
Views: 55,588
Posted By Jack Tone

Same here, but I rode the first two stages of...

Same here, but I rode the first two stages of Tour de Zwift. Maybe not a good idea. Finished one away from the Lantern Rouge yesterday. Not feeling great today.

Also, my first blue car:...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-23, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4,258
Views: 55,588
Posted By Jack Tone

My wife, for fun, likes to look online at ...

My wife, for fun, likes to look online at houses all over the world. I always ask if there's a Costco nearby.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-23, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4,258
Views: 55,588
Posted By Jack Tone

Same here. I still have the Shimano 600 6 speed...

Same here. I still have the Shimano 600 6 speed parts from my first race bike. Some day I'll put them on an old frame.... maybe.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,230
Posted By Jack Tone

Ha, I did more than I expected! I counted 1390.

Ha, I did more than I expected! I counted 1390.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5,674
Views: 82,250
Posted By Jack Tone

Merry Christmas everybody.

Merry Christmas everybody.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5,674
Views: 82,250
Posted By Jack Tone

I still have some Performance Ultra bibs from...

I still have some Performance Ultra bibs from decades ago that are still fine. Also, at least 4 different pairs of Black Bibs that work for me. I guess I don't have massive guads or slippery saddles....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5,674
Views: 82,250
Posted By Jack Tone

I moved in 1999 and my commute went from a 1 hour...

I moved in 1999 and my commute went from a 1 hour drive to a 2 1/4 hour (on a good day) drive. After 5 years or so, I transferred and then it became a 10 minute bike ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,046
Posted By Jack Tone

When I first started racing, I had a Cannondale...

When I first started racing, I had a Cannondale with 6 speed DT shifters. 52/42 x 13/24. At the Los Gatos Criterium, there's a short steep hill. I blew the double shift to my lowest gear and never...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,414
Posted By Jack Tone

Just a minute, let me get my calculator out.

Just a minute, let me get my calculator out.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,046
Posted By Jack Tone

Hot!

Hot!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,046
Posted By Jack Tone

I remodeled most of my old bikes with brifters. I...

I remodeled most of my old bikes with brifters. I thought it would be fun to put downtube shifters back on one of them. I like that they're lighter and I like the sound, especially on a big aluminum...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5,674
Views: 82,250
Posted By Jack Tone

Train guys, did you see this? ...

Train guys, did you see this?

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/634x357/swiss_train_b01f201272fcffb258ec6a16e763edcf11181dc7.jpg

Record setting Swiss train 2K long.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 98,764
Posted By Jack Tone

Sorry, Bam.

Sorry, Bam.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,164
Posted By Jack Tone

He weighs 200 pounds. 120 psi is not extremely...

He weighs 200 pounds. 120 psi is not extremely high for his weight. The bike path looked smooth. The same tires, tubeless at 72 psi might be way too low for him. Tube might very well be faster in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 98,764
Posted By Jack Tone

Sorry to hear that. Hope you can put it off, too.

Sorry to hear that. Hope you can put it off, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 98,764
Posted By Jack Tone

Just finished my first ride on my Chou Yang Speed...

Just finished my first ride on my Chou Yang Speed Shark tires. I'm not sure if they were as speedy as my GP4000's with latex tubes, but they were fine. Very smooth. Details: total bike and rider with...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,809
Posted By Jack Tone

Get well soon!

Get well soon!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 98,764
Posted By Jack Tone

I drove RHD for the Post Office for 20 years. Got...

I drove RHD for the Post Office for 20 years. Got used to it pretty quickly. For the first month or two I hit a lot of curbs when I got into my own car.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-22, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 98,764
Posted By Jack Tone

I saw a new cardiologist last week. He started me...

I saw a new cardiologist last week. He started me on a new blood pressure med, carvedilol. A beta blocker, I think. Felt like crap all week and decided I HAD to try and ride today. I was planning a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,485
Posted By Jack Tone

Dam, you're good!!

Dam, you're good!!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 98,764
Posted By Jack Tone

Speaking of rice cookers. When Lisa Loeb said...

Speaking of rice cookers. When Lisa Loeb said this made her life complete, I bought one of these for my wife about 23 or so years ago. Still works great:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 828
Posted By Jack Tone

Like WhyFi said, check cassette for looseness....

Like WhyFi said, check cassette for looseness. Next people said, check derailleur alignment, and finally, like others have said, get a new mechanic. "Air in the line" ???
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-22, 10:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,099
Posted By Jack Tone

Actually the other way around. They linked the...

Actually the other way around. They linked the rear brake pedal to the front lever so there was some front brake used while only using the rear brake, at least on their touring bikes. PS IF you watch...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 98,764
Posted By Jack Tone

Just a quick sprint past a yellow light. ...

Just a quick sprint past a yellow light.

Back when I lived in the Bay Area, I was riding in Portola Valley, and a guy in 7 Eleven kit was riding the other way about 20 mph sitting up, no handed....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-22, 06:20 AM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 98,764
Posted By Jack Tone

Got my Powerpod power meter to work. Don't know...

Got my Powerpod power meter to work. Don't know my own strength.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/465x645/power_878d820919307fb5a5d64bb7c286e8794eca54fa.png
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 161,082
Posted By Jack Tone

My Dad took me to Laguna Seca when I was a kid...

My Dad took me to Laguna Seca when I was a kid and we watched Jim Hall win with that car.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 161,082
Posted By Jack Tone

Great photos. Sure dresses like Roger Decoster. ...

Great photos. Sure dresses like Roger Decoster.

But maybe too skinny, and Roger rode an older model:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 161,082
Posted By Jack Tone

When I raced Motocross, I lined up with Jody...

When I raced Motocross, I lined up with Jody Weisel a few times. I didn't talk to him, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 161,082
Posted By Jack Tone

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1613/mechanical_horse_3542b0c72a26ef083daf718fd137a402b51eae29.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,304
Posted By Jack Tone

I'm going to make a wild assumption: There are...

I'm going to make a wild assumption: There are very few, if any, pros that ride their brakes down a hill in a race. I really doubt if there were any over heating problems.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 161,082
Posted By Jack Tone

Happy belated birthday, John. Also, I still...

Happy belated birthday, John.

Also, I still have a Zip drive, a Seagate tape drive, and a 5 1/4 inch floppy disk. None in use now.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By Jack Tone

If it happens with every pedal stroke, and you...

If it happens with every pedal stroke, and you have already replaced the pedals (and they are tight), with no change, then I think it can only be the bottom bracket, crank attachment, or chainring...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,075
Posted By Jack Tone

It's probably not the plastic saddle you're...

It's probably not the plastic saddle you're talking about, but I bought this from Amazon a long time ago for about $10 and it's one of the most comfortable that I have:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,257
Posted By Jack Tone

Thanks, Bought one of each.

Thanks, Bought one of each.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 175,717
Posted By Jack Tone

No Strava, but I did record on Fitbit. My record...

No Strava, but I did record on Fitbit. My record for one day was 46000 steps.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 175,717
Posted By Jack Tone

Lucas...the Prince of Darkness My first car, at...

Lucas...the Prince of Darkness
My first car, at 15 1/2, was a 52 MGTD barn find that I bought for $300. I learned and failed several times at rebuilding it. I had a LOT of fun driving it when it...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 240,262
Posted By Jack Tone

Velo Vol, I was looking at games on Steam last...

Velo Vol, I was looking at games on Steam last night and I found one you might like:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 240,262
Posted By Jack Tone

I love the music references: Mothers of...

I love the music references: Mothers of Invention, Dwight Yoakam, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix....etc,
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 255,210
Posted By Jack Tone

I like these "how old are you" posts. I am: ...

I like these "how old are you" posts. I am:

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/794x577/mg_td_f2d6d04b47ece3c0e2253752db3069bbb6503ac5.jpg
PS my first car

and : "

Cost...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 255,210
Posted By Jack Tone

Awesome. My body's C&V, I think I have a bike...

Awesome. My body's C&V, I think I have a bike that is, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,576
Posted By Jack Tone

I've bought every bike, 15+, without a test ride....

I've bought every bike, 15+, without a test ride. I know the geometry I like, plus I'm adaptable and the bikes are adjustable.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 255,210
Posted By Jack Tone

All this talk about new bikes. I work on my own...

All this talk about new bikes. I work on my own bikes, and will not buy a bike with hidden cockpit cables. I don't care if I lose 3 or 4 watts. (not that I have a lot to spare).
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,336
Posted By Jack Tone

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/motobecane/dis...

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/motobecane/disc-brake-roadbikes/lechampioncf-2x12-di2-discbrake-road-bikes.htm
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,776
Posted By Jack Tone

Shouldn't be Too hard ...

Shouldn't be Too hard
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/254x250/big_bike_9a343ad8299b09dcf656e46b31f4132ae59c422e.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 843
Posted By Jack Tone

You might also check your headset adjustment and...

You might also check your headset adjustment and make sure your rims are clean and straight (if you have rim brakes).
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 268,930
Posted By Jack Tone

" "Call Me the Breeze" is a rock song by J. J....

" "Call Me the Breeze" is a rock song by J. J. Cale (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._J._Cale). "
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,494
Posted By Jack Tone

Very nice! Love the brazing.

Very nice! Love the brazing.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,314
Posted By Jack Tone

Frame test: ...

Frame test:

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/rinard/frame_fatigue_test.htm

surprising, the one's they couldn't break weren't Ti.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By Jack Tone

Also check headset adjustment.

Also check headset adjustment.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By Jack Tone

I'm the opposite. My feet don't care. My most...

I'm the opposite. My feet don't care. My most comfortable. bike shoes are $25 Nashbar rejects. When I worked for the Post Office, I had walked the equivalent of two laps around the Earth, but never...
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