Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: clasher
Showing results 1 to 50 of 61
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Replies: 64
Views: 7,314
Posted By GhostRider62

Saturday's NJ600 was so well run as usual with...

Saturday's NJ600 was so well run as usual with such nice and kind volunteers, They are kind even busting your chops. I could not get my leg over the saddle (I never can) at I guess 200 mile...
Replies: 64
Views: 7,314
Posted By GhostRider62

I managed to drag my old bones around 600k with...

I managed to drag my old bones around 600k with three punctures and only one asthma attack in Princeton with lower in evening temperatures and what seemed like a 10 alarm fire, which I could not...
Replies: 64
Views: 7,314
Posted By NJgreyhead

Rode another 200k with my buddy Rick who created...

Rode another 200k with my buddy Rick who created the route recently. He split off after 100+ miles to complete his new 300k route, allowing me to be the first to finish his 200. Generous of him, I...
Replies: 64
Views: 7,314
Posted By downtube42

Seattle International Randonneurs' Tahuya Hills...

Seattle International Randonneurs' Tahuya Hills 600k was my final PBP qualifier, and it was a sufferfest. The route is tough on paper; 9k feet of climbing over 235 miles on day 1, and 7k feet over...
Replies: 64
Views: 7,314
Posted By NJgreyhead

When a riding buddy was looking for a little...

When a riding buddy was looking for a little support to keep alive his R-12, things just fell into place to attempt my first 200k in over a year, this one the Oyster Creek permanent. Starting out as...
Replies: 64
Views: 7,314
Posted By GhostRider62

If anyone wants to make a quick buck, take off my...

If anyone wants to make a quick buck, take off my handlebar tape plug. There is a baggie with 2 Benjies on one side and spare spokes on the other. I can't remember which side is which.

My 400k...
Replies: 64
Views: 7,314
Posted By ThermionicScott

Well, this was a bust. ...

Well, this was a bust.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/701x593/broken_fd_cropped_aa2f90a0759644b15fabcdcbf6c4dbab7057d8f5.jpg

About 10 miles into the ride, my rear tire...
Replies: 22
Views: 1,613
Posted By ThermionicScott

Dude, this was unnecessary. Clearly, you...

Dude, this was unnecessary.

Clearly, you feel that competition for a prize or best time or a bunch of points is necessary for long-distance riding to be meaningful. Maybe you could stick to...
Replies: 74
Views: 6,603
Posted By GhostRider62

I've mused many times over the best plan on the...

I've mused many times over the best plan on the 84H.

One of my ideas was to ride the first day easy and stopping at Tintineac at sunset and sleeping until 3 am. They have really good...
Replies: 64
Views: 7,314
Posted By antimonysarah

Was in the Netherlands for non-cycling reasons,...

Was in the Netherlands for non-cycling reasons, decided what the heck and brought my brevet bike with me and did a 200k with Randonneurs NL last weekend. Really lovely weather for the location & time...
Replies: 1,044
Views: 709,530
Posted By gesta

One might say I’ve had the same idea in similar...

One might say I’ve had the same idea in similar packages, all centuries I’ve ever done have been with a Peugeot.
...
Replies: 107
Views: 13,363
Posted By downtube42

I can't resist the urge to sum up an amazing year...

I can't resist the urge to sum up an amazing year of milestones.

SR series
ACP 10000
7th R-12 completed in August
RUSA Cup
Ultra Randonneur (10th SR series)
Rando Scout 50+
Mondial Award
Replies: 29
Views: 11,051
Posted By Bacciagalupe

Uh, dude? She asked that question 13 years...

Uh, dude?

She asked that question 13 years ago.
Replies: 41
Views: 5,258
Posted By GhostRider62

I had a local Tri guy drafting me in 2015 and...

I had a local Tri guy drafting me in 2015 and indeed, I was worried that I would be fined an hour. SO, I stopped and let him go. It was a little annoying but the local fellow on a training ride...
Replies: 107
Views: 13,363
Posted By groovestew

Just a bison grazing by the side of the road,...

Just a bison grazing by the side of the road, NBD. From a metric century last weekend....
Replies: 107
Views: 13,363
Posted By downtube42

Brief LEL 2022 ride report. I DNFd at...

Brief LEL 2022 ride report.

I DNFd at Innerleithen, about 50 miles southbound after the turnaround. After some thought, I've identified three contributing factors leading to this, my first ever...
08-07-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,501
Posted By Oldairhead

People may not realize that L'Eroica has evolved...

People may not realize that L'Eroica has evolved as an event over the years. While today it is considered to be mainly a "vintage" themed bicycling event, it began as primarily something different!
...
Replies: 107
Views: 13,363
Posted By atwl77

DNF another one this weekend - it's dubbed the...

DNF another one this weekend - it's dubbed the toughest BRM600 in my country, and aptly named The Big Hills Challenge 3.0 which is sort of an annual event. This year's route is practically similar to...
Replies: 107
Views: 13,363
Posted By atwl77

Did my second 300k of the season last weekend....

Did my second 300k of the season last weekend. Weather has been quite wet the preceding week, with heavy monsoon rain throughout the weekday, so I was preparing for a wet ride. Got trolled by the...
Replies: 107
Views: 13,363
Posted By NJgreyhead

Did a pre-ride of the upcoming Juneteenth...

Did a pre-ride of the upcoming Juneteenth Underground Railroad populaire, put on by NJ Randonneurs.
...
Replies: 16
Views: 2,318
Posted By AlfaW

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/700x414/2_5933366faf2720e7222b43c34fba554a7e99b9b9.jpg
Replies: 107
Views: 13,363
Posted By antimonysarah

We also had our fleche weekend this past weekend!...

We also had our fleche weekend this past weekend! I had kind of originally hoped to do a night start as well, but the people I could scare up to ride with me wanted a day start, plus I then got...
Replies: 107
Views: 13,363
Posted By downtube42

Flèche NW completed - Portland OR to Olympia, WA...

Flèche NW completed - Portland OR to Olympia, WA via Astoria, OR.. I wasn't sure how I'd like the evening start - 7pm - but it turned out great. We were fresh for the night riding, rather than going...
Replies: 55
Views: 10,762
Posted By kingston

Cutoff beams aren't for you. They're for everyone...

Cutoff beams aren't for you. They're for everyone else.
05-09-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,057
Posted By tyrion

No way. "Gravel grinder" is cool. One term to...

No way. "Gravel grinder" is cool. One term to retire (in a bicycle context): "steed".
Replies: 29
Views: 3,596
Posted By GhostRider62

30 kph average moving speed in Rando terrain is...

30 kph average moving speed in Rando terrain is damned fast. There have been a couple randonneurs on uprights in RUSA who have averaged that on 400k brevets and nobody has done it on 600k on an...
Replies: 29
Views: 3,596
Posted By GhostRider62

John Hughes is an endurance cycling coach who...

John Hughes is an endurance cycling coach who provides a lot of free and/or very inexpensive training guidance that is overall good for randonneuring. My only quibble is a 3 week taper for like PBP,...
Replies: 36
Views: 5,168
Posted By GhostRider62

look into the B + M IXON Space. Rose has it on...

look into the B + M IXON Space. Rose has it on sale AND they will ship to the USA. Many power levels and decent battery. From some online forum members, it can also be powered from an external...
Replies: 107
Views: 13,363
Posted By downtube42

SIR Olympia 300k completed. Last year I rode...

SIR Olympia 300k completed.

Last year I rode this route - a quiet route with beautiful PNW views - in 15:42; I was hoping for better but with cold/rain/wind forecast I was prepared for a horrid...
Replies: 50
Views: 4,639
Posted By adamrice

There were five men in the 24h solo upright-bike...

There were five men in the 24h solo upright-bike category (results (http://my.raceresult.com/191604/results), if anyone's curious). This is in line with previous editions of the event.

Bike and...
Replies: 107
Views: 13,363
Posted By atwl77

Every January is my audax club's annual Pink...

Every January is my audax club's annual Pink Ride, a special BRM200 that's usually designed to be newbie-friendly, and ladies get to register for free. However, the route has been becoming a bit less...
Replies: 89
Views: 16,074
Posted By downtube42

Well that's done. What an adventure. Concerns for...

Well that's done. What an adventure. Concerns for heat were unfounded; we were generally okay on the flats and climbs, cold on the descents, and scary freezing cold on the night descents, of which...
Replies: 42
Views: 9,868
Posted By Koyote

How does one do the Ragbrai? From what I've...

How does one do the Ragbrai?

From what I've heard, drunk.
Replies: 89
Views: 16,074
Posted By Machka

Rowan and I aren't doing the longer randonnees...

Rowan and I aren't doing the longer randonnees this year for obvious reasons but for the first time since Rowan's accident in 2018, we are attempting a 50 km each month or in the Audax Australia...
Replies: 89
Views: 16,074
Posted By unterhausen

If there is a control every 10 miles there is a...

If there is a control every 10 miles there is a problem in route design. And info controls whatever the tech should not be a snipe hunt. There was one brevet card on an eastern PA randonnee that said...
Replies: 89
Views: 16,074
Posted By downtube42

May 22nd, Cesar and I rode the SIR "Fear is the...

May 22nd, Cesar and I rode the SIR "Fear is the Mind Killer" 400k out of Bothel, north of Seattle. This time I splurged for a hotel 3 miles from the start; Cesar stayed at a relative's house. Again...
01-27-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,516
Posted By Thomas15

Agree with everything you say here. I am two...

Agree with everything you say here.

I am two weeks away from finishing a 12 week workout program that hasn’t allowed me any extra time. Once I finish, I will resume my weekly Alpe rides. I have...
09-29-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,644
Posted By billridesbikes

Through the miracle of technology if you turn on...

Through the miracle of technology if you turn on erg mode in Zwift then the resistance sent to your trainer will be the same if you’re on a pretend flat or pretend hill so you’ll stay at the same...
Replies: 115
Views: 28,487
Posted By atwl77

I did the 600K this weekend. Weather forecasts...

I did the 600K this weekend. Weather forecasts predicted a very wet ride, so I packed extra gloves and socks, in addition to an extra change of clothes for the overnight.

It started pretty cool in...
07-24-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,214
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...for what you plan on doing, you would be...

.
...for what you plan on doing, you would be better off turning the frame upside down and plugging the end of the seat tube/post. You will require less caustic liquid, and the less of that stuff...
Replies: 7
Views: 5,988
Posted By Chris Pringle

I like the suggestion above of training with a...

I like the suggestion above of training with a heavier helmet. I think weighted shrug exercises along with pilates/yoga help in strengthening the core and neck muscles. The exact muscles to be...
Replies: 19
Views: 5,043
Posted By Steamer

Slosh means you've got a one way ticket to...

Slosh means you've got a one way ticket to Pukesville.
Replies: 91
Views: 28,005
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Nice looking used triples are fairly abundant in...

Nice looking used triples are fairly abundant in 130/74mm BCD or 135/74 for Campagnolo. 110/74mm is more difficult to find - I've been searching for a Stronglight Fission (preferably Titane) for...
06-23-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,649
Posted By mstateglfr

I am not 100% sure what 2 of the 3 things you...

I am not 100% sure what 2 of the 3 things you bought are, but this all just sounds like the picture of Grandpa Simpson shaking his fist at a cloud.
You have the cable, housing, housing end caps, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,869
Posted By HTupolev

You realize that quote was part of a rallying cry...

You realize that quote was part of a rallying cry for Americans to trust government efforts to mitigate a crisis, right?
05-18-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,100
Posted By sdmc530

So I do get this. Back last year maybe when...

So I do get this.

Back last year maybe when I was ride on hunting to get my 100 ride on badge it was suggested to change my sex from male to female. so I did simply that. I also abbreviated...
05-17-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 23,957
Posted By SurferRosa

. ...

.
https://alphabetbands.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/whats-in-the-box.jpg
.
05-07-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,917
Posted By tyrion

I usually go to the salon to get my crotch...

I usually go to the salon to get my crotch shaved, but since the coronavirus lockdown I've been having my Mom do it.
Replies: 21
Views: 4,681
Posted By znomit

Leave the GF at home. A car trailing is just an...

Leave the GF at home. A car trailing is just an invite to bailout.
04-01-20, 06:06 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 18,385
Posted By nlerner

Yeah, we should all be running Campy NR...

Yeah, we should all be running Campy NR derailleurs with their cracked pulleys and narrow range, just like Eddie did!

Yeah, 1 x 11 is just stoopid.
...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 61
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service -

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.