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Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,202
Posted By rsbob

I have only done a couple of climbs on Zwift...

I have only done a couple of climbs on Zwift (Alpe de Zwift being one) and I found it rather brutal. Steady climbing with no respite, while sweating up a storm, for me is tough. But then most of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-21, 12:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 863
Posted By rsbob

This is a politically agnostic forum, if you feel...

This is a politically agnostic forum, if you feel the need to trash talk, please go elsewhere.
08-02-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,226
Posted By rsbob

My secret, or was, is a quad espresso and a...

My secret, or was, is a quad espresso and a biscotti. The biscotti is just to break up sips.
07-29-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,938
Posted By rsbob

You are not the one who owes anyone an apology. ...

You are not the one who owes anyone an apology. Your question was legit. Some of the responses were far less so.

Don’t let the noise deter you from participating. You will quickly learn which...
07-27-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 541
Posted By rsbob

Thanks Terry. My wife and I set this up for one...

Thanks Terry. My wife and I set this up for one another since we donít always cycle together and go on multi-hour rides. This adds an element of comfort if one or the other is running late and we...
07-22-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By rsbob

It’s appears to be common enough to have a few...

It’s appears to be common enough to have a few mentions during an internet search “cycling heel pain”, like this: https://heelthatpain.com/heel-pain/cycling/. Plantar fasciitis appears to be a...
07-21-21, 11:27 PM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 192,535
Posted By rsbob

East of Mt SI on the best flat cycling road...

East of Mt SI on the best flat cycling road around, Middle Fork Rd which goes into the Snoqualmie Mt Baker National Forest. A 20 mile round trip If you start from the Mailbox Peak parking lot. On the...
07-20-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 721,765
Posted By rsbob

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Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 617
Posted By rsbob

“Bozos” may have made a ton of money but his...

“Bozos” may have made a ton of money but his priorities are definitely sub-orbital.
07-20-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 192,535
Posted By rsbob

Road 2.5 hours out to the mountains and back. ...

Road 2.5 hours out to the mountains and back.

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 458
Posted By rsbob

Just unreal. The power that takes is off the...

Just unreal. The power that takes is off the charts.

Any recumbent owners want to take this guy on? I would imagine it would be about the same degree of difficulty
07-18-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,120
Posted By rsbob

Advice is usually worth what you pay for, so...

Advice is usually worth what you pay for, so here’s mine. Forget your ambidextrous unclipping and only unclip with your natural tendency, your leftward lean. Develop a new habit and force yourself...
07-16-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,178
Posted By rsbob

Attended a 2 hour talk by Bob Roll in Seattle...

Attended a 2 hour talk by Bob Roll in Seattle many years ago. He was describing what it was like riding the TdF. After one stage, most of the riders in the tour bedded down in a large gym after a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,723
Posted By rsbob

Have an aero post on mine or else I would go for...

Have an aero post on mine or else I would go for it. My center of gravity is uncomfortably high for fast twisty descents without one, so I need to back off.
07-10-21, 10:40 PM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 192,535
Posted By rsbob

You really need to dial your mileage back. You...

You really need to dial your mileage back. You are making the rest of us look like the slackers we actually are.
07-09-21, 10:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,029
Posted By rsbob

When doing a hill climb on Zwift, a runner passes...

When doing a hill climb on Zwift, a runner passes you.

But in my 20s as a runner, I chased down a cyclist on a 8% 2mile grade and passed them. A moment which will live in infamy.
07-09-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 192,535
Posted By rsbob

32 miles with 1800í climbing to run an errand. ...

32 miles with 1800í climbing to run an errand. New sandals.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2,609
Views: 389,606
Posted By rsbob

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Infinito CV
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3,598
Views: 40,276
Posted By rsbob

My 71 914 converted to a 6 cylinder. A fast go...

My 71 914 converted to a 6 cylinder. A fast go kart in the corners and always gets lots of thumbs up.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 688
Posted By rsbob

I get grumpy if I don’t have some form of...

I get grumpy if I don’t have some form of exercise daily (cycling, hiking) unless in recovery from an especially tough workout. Most competitive people I associate with have a workout plan, if not a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 27,048
Views: 17,306,681
Posted By rsbob

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07-08-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 957
Posted By rsbob

All we are missing is the OP’s annual income and...

All we are missing is the OP’s annual income and stock portfolio. Care to share?
07-04-21, 11:28 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,919
Posted By rsbob

Yeah, I have bright orange bar tape which matches...

Yeah, I have bright orange bar tape which matches my hubs.
07-02-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 192,535
Posted By rsbob

66 miles, 18 MPH ave, 2900í climbing which is ok...

66 miles, 18 MPH ave, 2900í climbing which is ok for an old fart.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 745
Posted By rsbob

Picked this up last week, lost 3 lbs pressure. ...

Picked this up last week, lost 3 lbs pressure. After spending 10 seconds checking it out, I rode it home 4 miles before extraction and plugging. Conti 5000 TL with Orange sealant. Plugged it and...
06-27-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 192,535
Posted By rsbob

First light. Good to hear you got your cooling...

First light. Good to hear you got your cooling issue fixed. Our AC is starting to struggle, but a fan can take care of it. This heat is tough on us PNWesterners.
06-27-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 192,535
Posted By rsbob

32 miles 4100í climbing. Ooof!

32 miles 4100í climbing. Ooof!
06-27-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By rsbob

Love my vintage Campy Ergos. They have worked...

Love my vintage Campy Ergos. They have worked flawlessly for years and like how you can slam the gears in one shot rather than having to click through them like my Shimanos. Great stuff
06-25-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,589
Posted By rsbob

Carry a mini pump and CO2 for my tubeless setups....

Carry a mini pump and CO2 for my tubeless setups. This is what I collected at mile 12 after climbing 950’ this morning.

...
06-23-21, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 192,535
Posted By rsbob

53 yesterday and 30 today ...

53 yesterday and 30 today

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06-23-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,900
Posted By rsbob

Hilarious! You made my day! I will remember...

Hilarious! You made my day! I will remember your advice for next time. :D
06-22-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,313
Posted By rsbob

My sincere condolences on your return. Since...

My sincere condolences on your return.

Since my legs are as hairy as an ape, I weed wack them down to something more presentable but donít shave. I even MTB with those legs!
06-22-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,900
Posted By rsbob

The answer was simple. He was a conceited ass,...

The answer was simple. He was a conceited ass, that refused to follow the club rules no matter how many times we asked him, AND he went out of his way to piss off drivers. He was rude, condescending...
06-21-21, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4,069
Views: 610,086
Posted By rsbob

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06-13-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,659
Posted By rsbob

Interesting. I find that when I reach a certain...

Interesting. I find that when I reach a certain level of fitness, my body tends to crave daily exercise which raises my heart rate more than my daily 3 mile dog walks. If I donít get that exercise,...
06-10-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 658
Posted By rsbob

-> New Version. How many days do you ride in a week?

Letís try this again with Lionís suggestion
06-09-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 192,535
Posted By rsbob

Easy day @ 23 with 580’. Nice to just cruise...

Easy day @ 23 with 580’. Nice to just cruise around.
06-07-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 192,535
Posted By rsbob

Either Out Doors or Over Dosed. I’m leaning...

Either Out Doors or Over Dosed. I’m leaning toward the latter

Today, between rain showers, more than 19 and less than 20 miles with 850’ climb to keep me honest - kinda sorta. ODD
06-07-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,796
Posted By rsbob

The winner and still champion!

The winner and still champion!
06-05-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,201
Posted By rsbob

Well done sir on your first second 50 miler. Even...

Well done sir on your first second 50 miler. Even though your arse might have hurt and your shoulders ached, bicycling has a unique ability to induce amnesia and you will be out there doing more 50...
06-05-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,350
Posted By rsbob

At 66, cycling is my super power. When I get on...

At 66, cycling is my super power. When I get on my bike, my years melt away and the concerns go with them, at least until the first big climb :)
06-04-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,350
Posted By rsbob

Age is only a state of mind, but someone needs to...

Age is only a state of mind, but someone needs to talk to the body about that. Welcome to a more mature side of BF.
06-02-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,153
Posted By rsbob

O.P. Go see a doctor. At your age, cramping, out...

O.P. Go see a doctor. At your age, cramping, out of breath, extremely low mileage is NOT normal for your age. Get checked out and start working on your overall health.
06-01-21, 11:21 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,148
Posted By rsbob

Just like Linked-In. Donít use Facebook,...

Just like Linked-In. Donít use Facebook, Twitter, WhatsAp or the hundreds of others, just Strava and Linked-in and limit what others can see. Credit cards, loans, BF, Google searches, YouTube vies,...
05-31-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 192,535
Posted By rsbob

A leisurely 29 at 17 MPH 1500í climbing. A...

A leisurely 29 at 17 MPH 1500í climbing. A perfect day.
05-29-21, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 192,535
Posted By rsbob

Did a 50 miler today with 2,500’ climbing ...

Did a 50 miler today with 2,500’ climbing


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05-29-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 192,535
Posted By rsbob

You brought back memories of my first year with...

You brought back memories of my first year with Look cleats, I didnít adequately tighten my cleats down, so they swiveled a bit on my shoes so learned to crank them down. Then walking down...
05-29-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 192,535
Posted By rsbob

Do it again and take pictures or a video would be...

Do it again and take pictures or a video would be better. Good for you for giving them a go. Think you will lean to love them but the flat pedalers will disagree. Everyone learning clipless...
05-28-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 192,535
Posted By rsbob

A measly 17 miles at 21 MPH ave speed, including...

A measly 17 miles at 21 MPH ave speed, including city riding. Pretty flat. A good cardiac workout.
05-28-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,836
Posted By rsbob

How are you applying the patches? Rough up the...

How are you applying the patches? Rough up the area with sand paper, use a generous amount of glue and let completely dry, apply patch without touching the adhesive side of the patch?

I would...
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