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08-28-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,725
Posted By AMGwagon

A simple “no” may have sufficed, but that is for...

A simple “no” may have sufficed, but that is for clearing that up. There are no new jokes, just new audiences.
08-27-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,695
Posted By AMGwagon

Monday is typically rest day, and then whatever...

Monday is typically rest day, and then whatever gets me to 250mi for the week. Weekends are for miles, group or solo.
08-27-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,725
Posted By AMGwagon

ooga booga... are you a fan of Queens of the...

ooga booga... are you a fan of Queens of the Stone Age? Seems like a play off that song: "Mind eraser, no chaser"

The Vuelta has been a mind-eraser with that heat! 41C the other day is insane. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By AMGwagon

Advice for Time pedals squeaking

I first started using Time pedals in 1990 and had the iconic red/white shoes like LeMond, Delgado and so many others. I have since migrated through the various generations of Time pedals with...
Forum: For Sale
02-03-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 534
Posted By AMGwagon

Wahoo Kickr v1 f/s

I have a first-get Wahoo Kickr that I purchased in 2015. I have since upgraded to the Tacx Neo 2 and will never look back. Far better than Wahoo.
Condition:
* Never damaged, dropped or exposed to...
02-02-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,691
Posted By AMGwagon

We are on the same page! I have the GoPro 360 and...

We are on the same page! I have the GoPro 360 and the pipe mount (AMHSM-001) as it is low-profile and very adjustable. I have used the 360 on several rides and it is simply amazing how much it can...
02-01-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,164
Posted By AMGwagon

Electric gloves

I'm looking for recommendations for heated gloves. Once it gets below 30F, I have no choice but Zwift or insane discomfort outside. As I am now hitting on the back-9 of life, I am much less able to...
02-01-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,562
Posted By AMGwagon

Just become a rich aristocrat who can go to the...

Just become a rich aristocrat who can go to the events live. Or do what I do and imagine them.
01-04-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,308
Posted By AMGwagon

You miss the bigger point: this is business and...

You miss the bigger point: this is business and failing to success loses sponsors in an already lean industry. Successful role models attract more next gen athletes, so to walk away from something...
12-08-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,802
Posted By AMGwagon

I love how at the end of the article it says he...

I love how at the end of the article it says he admitted in 2007 to having doped with EPO from '93-'98, including during his victory in the TdF, but that he has not been stripped of his title due to...
12-08-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,308
Posted By AMGwagon

I agree 100%. Though I feel a bit conflicted. On...

I agree 100%. Though I feel a bit conflicted. On one hand, Justin has brought some much-needed attention to cycling for diversity (which will be good for increasing participation and viewership and...
12-08-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,228
Posted By AMGwagon

I had been following Simmons since his phenomenal...

I had been following Simmons since his phenomenal performance at the 2018 Leadville 100, and then he stopped posting when he fell on a social media landmine... but I think I found him under an alias!...
11-18-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By AMGwagon

How to improve with asthma

I have searched through threads with little luck, but I wanted to see what other people have done to help cope with asthma. I first felt the severe effects of asthma about 4yr ago, while ramping up...
11-18-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,027
Posted By AMGwagon

Glad you're safe, that's key. The way that some...

Glad you're safe, that's key. The way that some motorists is infuriating, and we are clearly at a material disadvantage. However, I recommend to all my cycling friends to record their rides. I do and...
10-27-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,675
Posted By AMGwagon

Good stuff... I got a laugh from that.

Good stuff... I got a laugh from that.
10-26-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,675
Posted By AMGwagon

That is categorically wrong. It’s a matter of...

That is categorically wrong. It’s a matter of coming to full stop as is the legal test for a motor vehicle.
10-26-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,452
Posted By AMGwagon

Damn... I wish that were true! I ride to the...

Damn... I wish that were true! I ride to the right of the white where it is safe and most cars pass at a safe distance, but there is "always that one guy..." My CycIQ caught the plates and details of...
10-26-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,913
Posted By AMGwagon

Nice work... always good to have goals to help...

Nice work... always good to have goals to help motivate on the tougher days. I just hit 10k miles for the YtD as of yesterday (25th). Nine weeks to go so might be able to hit 12K for first time in...
10-26-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,675
Posted By AMGwagon

I got popped for 48mph in a 25 zone... cop told...

I got popped for 48mph in a 25 zone... cop told me he didn't even know if I was breaking a law given I was on a bike, but he told me to mail in the ticket saying "not guilty" and they'd drop it. So...
08-06-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By AMGwagon

I'm a huge fan of Sepp Kuss, but Groenenwegn...

I'm a huge fan of Sepp Kuss, but Groenenwegn should be banned for no less than 1yr after that stage 1 finish in Tour of Poland. That was a dirty move.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,734
Posted By AMGwagon

That site has a great list, though I don't agree...

That site has a great list, though I don't agree with the scores. A couple weeks ago friends and I got over 10k ft in 60mi on three climbs in the Catskills (up and over or backside, so 3 peaks, 6...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,431
Posted By AMGwagon

I have bib shorts and bibbed insulated tights. My...

I have bib shorts and bibbed insulated tights. My sister got me hooked into the brand as she has done copy work for them. I really want to love the stuff, but there are a couple issues:
+ Really...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,144
Posted By AMGwagon

That is hilarious! Is there more than one route...

That is hilarious! Is there more than one route in that manner??
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,144
Posted By AMGwagon

I grew up as a Jr racing in Denver when Jonathan...

I grew up as a Jr racing in Denver when Jonathan Vaughters (WT pro), Jimi Killen (US Jr Nat RR champ + World MTB Cx Champ), Colby Pierce (Continental pro), Greg Miller (Cat 1), Chris Wherry (USPro...
07-07-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,580
Posted By AMGwagon

Wow... insane number of Ti failures in there......

Wow... insane number of Ti failures in there... thx for sharing.
07-06-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,455
Posted By AMGwagon

As a cyclist first, and economist second, I find...

As a cyclist first, and economist second, I find the above summary hilarious because it openly says what most will not: we are just bread to be consumers in a big pyramid scheme. And what eventually...
07-06-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,580
Posted By AMGwagon

Yes... I worked in a bike shop in the 90s and...

Yes... I worked in a bike shop in the 90s and we'd get the occasional brake typically at a joint. It's why Vitus screw-and glue types of lugged carbon frames where discontinued. More recently (in...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,941
Posted By AMGwagon

Agreed... when I see someone take a KoM without...

Agreed... when I see someone take a KoM without HR, cadence and a PM I assume it's a cell phone and should be DQ'd. Cell phones can be somewhat inaccurate (just look at the analysis where the motion...
06-10-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,258
Posted By AMGwagon

No traffic... quiet road early on a weekend...

No traffic... quiet road early on a weekend morning.
06-10-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,850
Posted By AMGwagon

Watch his performance in Jr World road race in...

Watch his performance in Jr World road race in 2018... insane.
06-08-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,258
Posted By AMGwagon

Damn... this ain't the Haters Ball! I love...

Damn... this ain't the Haters Ball!

I love internet trolls. Posers gonna pose.
06-04-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,258
Posted By AMGwagon

Nope. Check the laws. Bicycle or walking/running...

Nope. Check the laws. Bicycle or walking/running offenses cannot be counted against points on the drivers license. Just hope the same applies to auto insurance rates.



Hypothetically, I agree....
06-03-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,691
Posted By AMGwagon

First off: I sympathize with your plight. I obey...

First off: I sympathize with your plight. I obey lights and stop signs and wave to motorists who respect my right of way. Yet every ride, there's something, and on some days it's a really close call....
06-03-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,258
Posted By AMGwagon

Audi now bringing the RS6 Avant to the US... any...

Audi now bringing the RS6 Avant to the US... any temptation?? I have the latest E63S Wagon, and had a couple earlier versions. I called AoA over and over about the RS6 Avant and they finally made it...
06-03-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,600
Posted By AMGwagon

Jim_from_Boston... That video is tragic and...

Jim_from_Boston...
That video is tragic and heartbreaking. Given the lack of movement for the last 14min of the video, I'm guessing that person did not survive. And while I tend to side with bikes...
06-03-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,258
Posted By AMGwagon

Nicely done. My best was 63mph when I still lived...

Nicely done. My best was 63mph when I still lived in CO on the Peak to Peak Hwy just outside of Ward. In the case I mentioned originally, there is a claim of 48 in a 25. But for the life of me I...
06-02-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,258
Posted By AMGwagon

You know... this cop did say: "Mail this in, and...

You know... this cop did say: "Mail this in, and claim 'Not guilty'". So perhaps you're right! His reply to "why" was basically he didn't even know if a legal offense had been committed. Bicycles are...
06-02-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,258
Posted By AMGwagon

Thank you for your contribution.

Thank you for your contribution.
06-02-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,258
Posted By AMGwagon

Speeding ticket while 'just riding along'

I can neither confirm, nor deny such alleged activities happened in reality... just asking for a friend: what is the best way to challenge a speeding ticket issued to a cyclist? Let's say a ticket...
06-02-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 14,876
Posted By AMGwagon

I never blow red lights, unless its 5am and there...

I never blow red lights, unless its 5am and there is no traffic. Stop signs kinda fit the same bill: never take the right of way from a motorist, because it burns goodwill. I wave "thanks" to...
06-02-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,698
Posted By AMGwagon

I went down a rabbit hole and found this...

I went down a rabbit hole and found this thread... I worked at the Denver Spoke and had to deal with Pat and Karen... yeeshhh! Is Pat a free man now? But now I can see the pics, that bike looks...
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