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Forum: Foo
06-23-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 3,991
Posted By Nachoman

Reminds me of that George Orwell quote: "If...

Reminds me of that George Orwell quote: "If people cannot write well, they cannot think well, and if they cannot think well, others will do their thinking for them."
Forum: Foo
06-20-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 3,991
Posted By Nachoman

I wish I could figure that out too. Unless I pay...

I wish I could figure that out too. Unless I pay at the electric pump, my electric vehicle charging cost is just buried in my SDG&E bills. And I'm too lazy and\or stoopid to do some sort of cost...
Forum: Foo
06-19-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10,047
Views: 2,129,053
Posted By Nachoman

The Dead & Company show, from a couple nights ago...

The Dead & Company show, from a couple nights ago at Folsom Field in Boulder.
Forum: Foo
06-19-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 3,991
Posted By Nachoman

I think the cost of electricity at those charging...

I think the cost of electricity at those charging stations have also gone way up.
I recently paid $10.00 for a charge that got me less than 50 miles.
06-18-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,791
Views: 183,121
Posted By Nachoman

Point Loma up the coast to Encinitas, and back,...

Point Loma up the coast to Encinitas, and back, for 52 miles.
06-02-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,238
Posted By Nachoman

Personally I'd rather wear a dark, stealthy,...

Personally I'd rather wear a dark, stealthy, muted jersey and ride with a couple flashing lights.
Forum: Foo
05-26-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By Nachoman

Obi-Wan Kenobi

Series premieres on Disney plus this friday. Time frame is a few years after episode 3, after Anakin turns to the dark side. There's no way i'm not watching that.
05-26-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,768
Posted By Nachoman

My wife drives a tesla. So I get it. She's a...

My wife drives a tesla. So I get it. She's a horrible driver.
05-26-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,768
Posted By Nachoman

So awesome.

So awesome.
05-22-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,493
Posted By Nachoman

The main thing that keeps me feeling young is...

The main thing that keeps me feeling young is cycling and socializing with people much younger than me.
But it can be a bit demoralizing climbing hills.
05-22-22, 07:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 671
Posted By Nachoman

Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,596
Posted By Nachoman

The group I ride with has some really fast ex...

The group I ride with has some really fast ex racers and me. So we follow Karl Marx's paceline philosophy :
"From each according to his ability, to each according to his needs".
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,273
Posted By Nachoman

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Litespeed Arenberg!
(No longer own it, but still remember it fondly!)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 20,374
Views: 4,738,456
Posted By Nachoman

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I just bought this Leyzne Travel Floor Drive for traveling.
I...
04-14-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 7,662
Posted By Nachoman

I was super lame at getting a new garmin 530 to...

I was super lame at getting a new garmin 530 to give me turn by turn instructions.
So I returned it and went back to old school printing out a map and clipping it to my handlebar.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 973
Posted By Nachoman

I've had a bunch bib short straps feel...

I've had a bunch bib short straps feel uncomfortably tight at first, and then they eventually stretch and aren't a problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 20,374
Views: 4,738,456
Posted By Nachoman

I got mine a few weeks ago too, on sale for 80 or...

I got mine a few weeks ago too, on sale for 80 or 90. And it's much much lighter than I anticipated.
Since I also always wear sleeves, it seems perfect, for even the hottest, most scorching day.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20,374
Views: 4,738,456
Posted By Nachoman

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.Rapha Men's Pro Team Long Sleeve Training Jersey
03-27-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,094
Posted By Nachoman

I'm kind of obsessed with baselayers. I've got...

I'm kind of obsessed with baselayers. I've got way too many.
03-23-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,937
Posted By Nachoman

Toe reduction surgery.

Toe reduction surgery.
03-23-22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,006
Posted By Nachoman

I have a mind-searing 350 lumen cygolite rear...

I have a mind-searing 350 lumen cygolite rear light and for my pre-dawn rides I get tons of complaints from all my cycling buddies that ride behind me.
But I get exactly zero complaints from them...
03-19-22, 07:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,153
Posted By Nachoman

That's quite heavy. I think my bike weighs about...

That's quite heavy. I think my bike weighs about a third of that.
Forum: Foo
03-10-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,680
Posted By Nachoman

Totally agree that $10 can be risky. And in my...

Totally agree that $10 can be risky. And in my experience usually is.
I found a great website at 'wine deals dot com' that allows me to search by grape, region, rating and price, which is usually...
Forum: Foo
03-09-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,680
Posted By Nachoman

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Drinking this wine right now, which sells for about $10 per bottle and is rated...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 942
Posted By Nachoman

Rule #9: If you are out riding in bad weather, it...

Rule #9: If you are out riding in bad weather, it means you are a badass. Period.
03-05-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 6,812
Posted By Nachoman

I did the opposite. I epoxied a mercedes hood...

I did the opposite. I epoxied a mercedes hood ornament to my college roommate's beat up, piece of crap vw squareback. He didn't think it was funny.
03-04-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 6,812
Posted By Nachoman

No. Sorry. Not accusing you of lying. It just...

No. Sorry. Not accusing you of lying. It just sounds like such a terrible idea, especially if wearing underwear while cycling in cotton cargo shorts.
03-03-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 6,812
Posted By Nachoman

Cotton cargo shorts and tee shirts? Please...

Cotton cargo shorts and tee shirts?
Please pass the grain of salt.
03-01-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 6,812
Posted By Nachoman

To support our local club and our team, I've...

To support our local club and our team, I've purchased many kits throughout the years and wear them often.
Was that a poll choice?
02-23-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,450
Posted By Nachoman

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https://live.staticflickr.com/4439/36158091850_17e0387dd3_n.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/X6aEYJ)IMG_3713 (https://flic.kr/p/X6aEYJ) by Nacho Neal (https://www.flickr.com/photos/153465328@N03/), on Flickr
02-14-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 11,189
Posted By Nachoman

Early 90s trek hybrid. It used to be a back up...

Early 90s trek hybrid. It used to be a back up bike. Then it got delegated to a trainer bike.
And now it's a back-up trainer bike.
02-01-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,810
Posted By Nachoman

When you meet people that have only received junk...

When you meet people that have only received junk mail and don't even know how to send a piece of old fashioned mail through the U.S. Postal Service.
"What . . . I have to lick a stamp?"
01-31-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 915
Posted By Nachoman

I know a lot of people are really rough on their...

I know a lot of people are really rough on their sunglasses. For that reason alone, framed are nice. They're more rugged.
01-19-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,162
Posted By Nachoman

I love the Classic. I rode an Arenburg for years.

I love the Classic. I rode an Arenburg for years.
01-17-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,208
Posted By Nachoman

No winter shaving. And no waving ever. But I...

No winter shaving.
And no waving ever. But I will nod and say hey.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,136
Posted By Nachoman

At this point, 7800 is just a fond memory.

At this point, 7800 is just a fond memory.
01-09-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,346
Posted By Nachoman

One window at a local bike store had a big sign...

One window at a local bike store had a big sign that said "SALE - GOING OUT OF BUSUNESS".
In the window, on the other side of the door, another big sign said "FREE LIFETIME TUNEUPS".
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 147,173
Posted By Nachoman

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,522
Posted By Nachoman

About 3,500 road miles. And less than 500...

About 3,500 road miles.
And less than 500 trainer miles.
12-30-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,705
Posted By Nachoman

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I've added a couple bikes since this photo. And I got rid of my 1963 pitch and...
12-26-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,420
Posted By Nachoman

Good point. My sweet spot is between two and...

Good point. My sweet spot is between two and three hours.
12-26-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,420
Posted By Nachoman

Whatís your mileage sweet spot and how has it changed?

It seems counter intuitive but even though Iím decades older, from when I began cycling, my sweet spot has never changed. Itís still about 35 to 45 miles.

How about you?
12-26-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,650
Posted By Nachoman

It DOES get harder every year to ride my age. ...

It DOES get harder every year to ride my age.
In the last year or two, I've basically stuck to my sweet spot which is about 30 to 45 miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,778
Posted By Nachoman

Lots of MIPS out there. Just find one that fits.

Lots of MIPS out there. Just find one that fits.
12-24-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1,791
Views: 183,121
Posted By Nachoman

Trainer ride in the garage watching the pouring...

Trainer ride in the garage watching the pouring rain.
12-24-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,210
Posted By Nachoman

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Fifty mile ride and had to stand...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,776
Posted By Nachoman

Another trick to eliminate stink is to shave your...

Another trick to eliminate stink is to shave your underarms.
12-21-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,577
Posted By Nachoman

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My favorite ride every year is always Kitchen Creek.
12-15-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,210
Posted By Nachoman

I used to love standing and pedaling. It just...

I used to love standing and pedaling. It just seems more like a chore now.
Forum: Foo
11-30-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10,047
Views: 2,129,053
Posted By Nachoman

A live Grateful Dead concert from July 1987, when...

A live Grateful Dead concert from July 1987, when they toured with Bob Dylan.
Specifically, this second, 'Simple Twist of Fate'.
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