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06-15-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 80
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Posted By himespau

Since it's so much easier to wash my socks than...

Since it's so much easier to wash my socks than my shoes (plus the whole socks moving with my feet and providing a barrier against friction from the shoes thing), I always where socks with my shoes.
06-15-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,129
Posted By BikingViking793

I would never go sockless.

I would never go sockless.
06-15-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,129
Posted By seypat

What about the stickiness? Yuck!

What about the stickiness? Yuck!
06-15-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,129
Posted By Phil_gretz

There has been a lot written about the foot...

There has been a lot written about the foot health implications of going sockless. I won't repeat them here. This should be common knowledge by now.
06-15-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,129
Posted By prj71

No socks = blisters. Of course I wear socks.

No socks = blisters.

Of course I wear socks.
06-15-21, 01:06 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,129
Posted By fredlord

Hygiene-wise, how is wearing shoes without socks...

Hygiene-wise, how is wearing shoes without socks different from wearing the same unwashed socks day after day? I change my socks and underwear every day. Sometimes more frequently, especially if I'm...
05-18-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,931
Posted By gsa103

The other thing that needs to be stated. The...

The other thing that needs to be stated. The entire peloton is absolutely terrified of Sagan. He used to be able to jump into a break and do something, now the entire break just shuts down. The...
05-18-21, 03:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,931
Posted By ooga-booga

agreed. sagan is an exception...still has...

agreed. sagan is an exception...still has excellent awareness...upper-level speed...top notch climbing ability amongst the sprinters...and supreme road smarts.

he still needs a committed team for...
05-17-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,931
Posted By MinnMan

I'm probably just repeating what others here have...

I'm probably just repeating what others here have already said, but the most powerful sprinters over the last few years (Bennett, Viviani, Kittel, Cavendish) really only dominate when they have a...
05-17-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,931
Posted By ooga-booga

dqs does have a helluva lead out train. so if...

dqs does have a helluva lead out train. so if they do sign sagan, do you think they make enough of a difference to place him as first or second in the flattish/straight up sprints vs 3-6 finishing...
04-07-21, 04:11 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,931
Posted By slcbob

Perhaps Lefevre will do another "big name who...

Perhaps Lefevre will do another "big name who brings a big chunk of his paycheck with him" maneuver. All sorts of machinations going on there. Plus the idea that DQS will become a GC team behind...
04-07-21, 01:39 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,931
Posted By ooga-booga

^likely. the viviani factor....viviani hasn't...

^likely. the viviani factor....viviani hasn't done squat since leaving dqs. ditto trentin. sagan is always in the mix but missing that extra push. could dqs restore it?

and say what you want about...
04-06-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,931
Posted By MinnMan

They have such a strong cohesive team. He could...

They have such a strong cohesive team. He could put up some wins for them.

But I'll bet the pay cut is going to be hefty no matter what. He was the highest paid star for a reason, but those...
03-27-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,181
Posted By slcbob

Well that was unexpected. When I finally get my...

Well that was unexpected. When I finally get my pony this Christmas, I'm going to name him Trigger and we'll go on long walks together in the wilderness.

Welcome back from Covid, Peter.
03-14-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 9,062
Posted By slcbob

Chapeau, one4smoke , in the race to the sun. ...

Chapeau, one4smoke , in the race to the sun.

You left me in the shade but somehow I still finished squarely in the top 4,000, negligibly above 50% of your commanding score, and ahead of ooga-booga...
03-09-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 9,062
Posted By slcbob

I would like to point out that at Paris-Nice...

I would like to point out that at Paris-Nice there are only 92 people behind me in all of Velogames and 103 in front of one4smoke .

We are some pretty magnificent bookends for the rest of you.
03-06-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,015
Posted By JayKay3000

Count your miles, don't count your miles it makes...

Count your miles, don't count your miles it makes no difference if you're out there riding and enjoying yourself, using the bike for chores, getting your personal weight goals or just smashing down...
03-06-21, 01:36 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,015
Posted By ooga-booga

a lot of cyclists care about logging miles...

a lot of cyclists care about logging miles whether due to personal fitness, wear and tear on components/replacement frame or simply how one tire compares regarding
durability vs another. to each...
02-21-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,773
Posted By Iride01

Only if it is going to a museum. I'm usually...

Only if it is going to a museum.

I'm usually relieved when anything new gets it's first scratch or ding. Then I can stop worrying.
02-14-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,409
Posted By Germany_chris

I wouldn’t buy a new bike that wasn’t thru axle...

I wouldn’t buy a new bike that wasn’t thru axle and disc brakes no matter what the online cognoscenti thinks.
02-02-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 192,535
Posted By ooga-booga

20-spot

20-spot
02-02-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 192,535
Posted By Troul

44 miles

44 miles
02-01-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 192,535
Posted By Troul

21 miles

21 miles
01-31-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 192,535
Posted By OldTryGuy

Closed out the month with a 105.48 mile ride...

Closed out the month with a 105.48 mile ride today.
01-28-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 192,535
Posted By ooga-booga

63-spot.

63-spot.
01-24-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 192,535
Posted By ooga-booga

42-spot.

42-spot.
01-19-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 192,535
Posted By ooga-booga

c-note on the 1985 steel pinarello.

c-note on the 1985 steel pinarello.
01-01-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 192,535
Posted By kbar1982

5.5mi, maiden voyage of this Haanjo that a friend...

5.5mi, maiden voyage of this Haanjo that a friend of mine gave me last week, first ride after dealing with covid for a month, beautiful cold day, about 35F...
12-17-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,435
Posted By Joe Bikerider

That’s why I brought up this topic. Bike stealing...

That’s why I brought up this topic. Bike stealing has always been left to the victim. The police have just shrugged it off. And the robbers have been let run free. There have been some half hearted...
12-17-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,933
Posted By Mulberry20

Are you wearing a Merino base layer and Merino...

Are you wearing a Merino base layer and Merino socks?

I would kill for that weather. That is shorts weather and summer gloves for me.
12-14-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,797
Posted By Koyote

Well, right now, just a couple threads down, this...

Well, right now, just a couple threads down, this guy (https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1219459-how-do-you-get-rid-drafters.html) is looking for ways to discourage people from...
12-08-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,277
Posted By indyfabz

I went from pure road riding (and general...

I went from pure road riding (and general transportation) to loaded touring for a couple of years then back to road riding again. In 2008 I started to drift back to loaded touring. Definitely my...
12-07-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,277
Posted By pattrick

Every thang if only in my dreams.

I just enjoy getting out. I consider it my personal time. Sometimes I go far ,sometimes I go fast, sometimes I climb quite a bit [western Pa and the Allegheny Mt range thing]. The most important...
12-07-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,361
Posted By Koyote

[/b] My wife has explicit instructions: the...

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My wife has explicit instructions: the day I come home with a recumbent, she is to kill me, return the 'bent for a refund, and move on with her life. She deserves better than that.
12-07-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,361
Posted By Ghazmh

Mr Bent, is this what we think our score should...

Mr Bent, is this what we think our score should be, what others think our score should be or what we think others think our score should be?
10-30-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,437
Posted By slcbob

I'm not sure if I mentioned this before, but...

I'm not sure if I mentioned this before, but perhaps Valverde will do something tomorrow.
10-20-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,221
Posted By Koyote

If I got a speeding ticket while riding my bike,...

If I got a speeding ticket while riding my bike, I would frame it and hang it on the wall.
10-18-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 12,414
Posted By slcbob

^ Don't get me wrong, I'm not blaming the moto....

^ Don't get me wrong, I'm not blaming the moto. So, yeah, I partially agree.

However, riders don't draft off road furniture and road furniture doesn't slow. The way WVA and MVDP moved past the...
10-14-20, 02:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,479
Posted By canklecat

Nah, he just seems like one of hundreds of...

Nah, he just seems like one of hundreds of serious competitors who sometimes crack a bit under the media spotlight. It's been an extraordinarily difficult year for everyone.

I always admired Greg...
09-15-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,430
Posted By Rotten Bastard

The way I understand it is Sagan decided to ride...

The way I understand it is Sagan decided to ride the Tour at the last minute. He signed a big contract to ride the Giro and then decided to jump into the Tour to the surprise of many. That may...
01-25-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,100
Posted By Cougrrcj

On the other side of the aisle, Mine is Rob...

On the other side of the aisle, Mine is Rob Portman...

https://www.portman.senate.gov/newsroom/press-releases/portman-announces-launch-new-project-hero-ohio

and
...
01-25-20, 06:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,100
Posted By Rajflyboy

He probably makes up rides in his head that never...

He probably makes up rides in his head that never actually happened.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,923
Posted By 2cam16

Only if you're Peter Sagan. ;)

Only if you're Peter Sagan. ;)
06-12-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,456
Posted By DaveLeeNC

100% agree that this is NOT a spoiler. A spoiler...

100% agree that this is NOT a spoiler. A spoiler is about watching the race but knowing the outcome before the end, so the excitement factor is gone. In this case the Froome thing was known before...
04-25-19, 05:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,532
Posted By shelbyfv

Sure= HRR, Scarecrow in Mt Pleasant, Tour de...

Sure= HRR, Scarecrow in Mt Pleasant, Tour de Cure, the Clarksville rides, some others that no longer exist:( I don't much like going to the north of Nashville or downtown because of the traffic. ...
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