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08-10-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By KJ43

I thought I sort of was following the rant, but...

I thought I sort of was following the rant, but I'm only 62.3% sure after I finished.

I have Light Bicycle wheels and I bought them because of the strong word of mouth and the many reviews about...
08-10-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,717
Posted By KJ43

No because bikes that fall under the marketing...

No because bikes that fall under the marketing term "Gravel" span a really wide gamut of terrain and riding styles already. It is everything from what are almost XC mountain bikes to road bikes that...
08-07-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,938
Posted By KJ43

Well. Sometimes you just have to spend some of...

Well. Sometimes you just have to spend some of your energy on learning a little bit about a problem you want to solve instead of relying on others to solve it for you. Good luck!
08-06-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 957
Posted By KJ43

I'm riding on 700x38c tires - Specialized...

I'm riding on 700x38c tires - Specialized Pathfinder Pro.

They are pretty fast on the road and trail. Not as plush feeling as the 40c Maxxis Ramblers that came with my bike, but good grip even on...
07-30-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,995
Posted By KJ43

Seriously?

Seriously?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,504
Posted By KJ43

​​​​​​ Lol. Just kidding around and doing some...

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Lol. Just kidding around and doing some smack talking man. You know...."locker room talk".
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,504
Posted By KJ43

If by honorable pursuit of a girl you mean...

If by honorable pursuit of a girl you mean pursing a woman that appears to be in a happy relationship with someone else but just happened to be kind to Larry so he decided to creep on her and insult...
07-29-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By KJ43

You seem really interested/fascinated in what the...

You seem really interested/fascinated in what the women do when they have to go.

Let me Google that for you (https://lmgtfy.app/?q=how+do+professional+women+cyclists+pee+during+race)

Here are...
07-28-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,650
Posted By KJ43

Since you are from the future, just let the OP...

Since you are from the future, just let the OP know what bike he will eventually purchase.
07-27-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By KJ43

I can say that on the Peninsula there aren't the...

I can say that on the Peninsula there aren't the super long sustained climbs like Mt. Fuji, but Page Mill Road (2,000 ft or 605 meters elevation in 8.3 miles or 13.4 km) and Montebello Road (1940...
07-27-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,202
Posted By KJ43

Just stop. I have used my bibs (base layers,...

Just stop.

I have used my bibs (base layers, socks and jerseys at times) when I haven't done my laundry and need something for my ride. It isn't going to kill you if you have good technical...
07-26-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By KJ43

Yes and there were shots during the tour of ...

Yes and there were shots during the tour of people taking a nature break.
07-25-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,180
Posted By KJ43

If I'm riding a route with a lot of exposure...

If I'm riding a route with a lot of exposure during the main part of the day (most rides) I always wear sun sleeves. I may even use sunscreen underneath to protect myself even more.
07-24-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 812
Posted By KJ43

Yeah, Carapaz ultimately used McNulty's effort to...

Yeah, Carapaz ultimately used McNulty's effort to grab the gold, but it was a hero performance by him on a really difficult course. He had a great tour with his team leader winning and now 6th at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,556
Posted By KJ43

Sure, I like the way it looks too. I wear the...

Sure, I like the way it looks too. I wear the brim flipped up almost all the time and it fits perfectly against and under my helmet. If I'm riding right into the sun I can bring the brim down for...
07-24-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,202
Posted By KJ43

I got the advice well before the Internet was...

I got the advice well before the Internet was around not to wear anything under my cycling shorts. I can't imagine needing (or wanting) to have anything, regardless of how form fitting it is,...
07-23-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,363
Posted By KJ43

Yes, any cleaner I buy (including to wash my car)...

Yes, any cleaner I buy (including to wash my car) is pretty mild. I do use covers on my rotors too, but I get what you are saying. Definitely something to pay attention to, but there are still a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 11:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 889
Posted By KJ43

I wear a base layer year round. In warm weather...

I wear a base layer year round. In warm weather (up to 100 degrees F give or take so far) it works great for wicking the sweat away from my skin and keeping me comfortable.

For summer I wear a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 7,282
Posted By KJ43

If its dialed, it's dialed. I'm in once they have...

If its dialed, it's dialed. I'm in once they have it figured out.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,417
Posted By KJ43

I have to echo the bike fit advice and would...

I have to echo the bike fit advice and would advise caution on just trying to go the route of padded gloves. I did my fitting myself and went down the rabbit hole and worked on my fit one aspect at a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By KJ43

I always wear a cycling cap under my helmet these...

I always wear a cycling cap under my helmet these days. I don't need any extra room in my helmet because it has plenty of adjustment that allows me to let it out if I am wearing a thicker winter cap....
07-16-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 7,018
Posted By KJ43

Not only that but every post of his on the forums...

Not only that but every post of his on the forums is about leg shaving. Including his post in the Maintenance section.

Obvious troll is obvious.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 269,961
Posted By KJ43

I posted this in the What did you just buy for...

I posted this in the What did you just buy for your gravel bike? (https://www.bikeforums.net/cyclocross-gravelbiking-recreational/1112900-what-did-you-just-buy-your-gravel-bike.html) thread but...
07-15-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 899
Views: 218,607
Posted By KJ43

I just picked up a new wheelset. Light...

I just picked up a new wheelset.

Light Bicycle Falcon Pro - WR38 Disc - 24H - Hooked Tubeless:

DT SWISS 240 EXP straight pull Center lock Black
DT SWISS 240 EXP Shimano Road 11S straight...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,138
Posted By KJ43

This is where you went wrong. Larry wisely uses...

This is where you went wrong. Larry wisely uses the "bare torso technique" to disarm his victims before engaging. This creates a situation where the victim MUST race back and makes the victory that...
06-30-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5,057
Views: 3,564,040
Posted By KJ43

Climbed Montebello Road in Cupertino. This was...

Climbed Montebello Road in Cupertino. This was taken at the top of Black Mountain.
...
06-30-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,679
Posted By KJ43

Phil just announced on the live broadcast that...

Phil just announced on the live broadcast that she has been arrested and is in custody.
Forum: Foo
06-29-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,170
Posted By KJ43

I don't have my license but I have my BS in Civil...

I don't have my license but I have my BS in Civil Engineering and an AS in Mathematics.

I got my degree late in life after working in architecture for over 25 years. Now I'm working in land...
06-28-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,903
Posted By KJ43

In be fore thread locked Looks good to me?

In be fore thread locked

Looks good to me?
06-28-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,903
Posted By KJ43

Maybe you and Cheez could have a race off?

Maybe you and Cheez could have a race off?
06-28-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,620
Posted By KJ43

A lighter bike is more fun to ride everything...

A lighter bike is more fun to ride everything else being equal and over longer distances will take less energy to ride.

I don't obsess about weight, but it is part of the equation and helps make...
06-27-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 534
Posted By KJ43

Lots of great routes through Woodside and Portola...

Lots of great routes through Woodside and Portola Valley. I rode up from Palo Alto to Woodside the other day, up Kings Mountain Road, south on Skyline and back down Spring Ridge Trail in the Windy...
06-27-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 7,577
Posted By KJ43

Some good racing on the first two stages. Todays...

Some good racing on the first two stages. Todays win for Van der Poel was awesome.

I have a soft spot for racers that have spent time in the dirt and having Alaphilippe and Van der Poel win back...
06-26-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3,144
Views: 217,143
Posted By KJ43

34 miles. 3,100 feet of elevation. Great temps,...

34 miles. 3,100 feet of elevation. Great temps, good day.

Started from Palo Alto, rode to Woodside and up Kings Mountain Road, along Skyline and then down Spring Ridge Trail in the Windy Hill...
06-26-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,679
Posted By KJ43

Per a new article up on Cycling News, it looks...

Per a new article up on Cycling News, it looks like the Tour Organizers want to sue and the authorities are looking for her.

Tour de France organisers aim to sue spectator who caused mass stage 1...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,858
Posted By KJ43

I see, it's not trying hard at all to counter...

I see, it's not trying hard at all to counter reasonable people saying that a reasonable activity is reasonable when done reasonably.

First, make sure to point out how weird, or not normal someone...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,858
Posted By KJ43

You sure are trying hard. "OCD is the driving...

You sure are trying hard. "OCD is the driving factor", "blow drying"? "trouble/hassle". Please, try harder to make the simple act off washing your bike to seem as onerous as possible. You could take...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,858
Posted By KJ43

I can promise the one bike I've had for over 30...

I can promise the one bike I've had for over 30 years that I've "powerwashed" constantly still works. Here is proof.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,905
Posted By KJ43

Jenson still has the resin finned pads (L03A) in...

Jenson still has the resin finned pads (L03A) in stock for a great price. I just got a set today.
06-16-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,612
Posted By KJ43

Congrats. Don't sweat anything, you ended up with...

Congrats. Don't sweat anything, you ended up with a great whip. Good components, modern amenities, and made by a solid company.

Enjoy it!
06-16-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,629
Posted By KJ43

Who doesn't like a shower after a hard ride? ...

Who doesn't like a shower after a hard ride?

But I almost always experience a "Cyclists High" while riding. That's probably partly because I just can't seem to make myself go easy. I'm an addict!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,073
Posted By KJ43

The Giro Zero CS is my new favorite glove. I wear...

The Giro Zero CS is my new favorite glove. I wear Medium based on their size chart and it fits perfectly. Tight to get on, but perfect when riding and like you say don't slide around.

Also...they...
06-11-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By KJ43

I love Selle Italia saddles. They probably have a...

I love Selle Italia saddles. They probably have a shape for just about any preference.

On my bike I've done long road and trail rides with the SLR Flow. Its been super comfortable to settle into...
06-06-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3,144
Views: 217,143
Posted By KJ43

45 miles. Pretty much flat except the Dumbarton...

45 miles. Pretty much flat except the Dumbarton Bridge crossing on the way back. Around the South Bay from East Palo Alto and back.
06-02-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,025
Posted By KJ43

Just giving you the best answer. Good luck.

Just giving you the best answer. Good luck.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,141
Posted By KJ43

I'm in the Bay Area and during late spring,...

I'm in the Bay Area and during late spring, summer, and early fall I wear sun sleeves for all my rides.

They work fairly well, but on exposed rides I come back with color on my arms. The ones that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,136
Posted By KJ43

Yup. I use the standard S-Works Recon and my foot...

Yup. I use the standard S-Works Recon and my foot isn't very wide, but it has a very generous toe box. They have a wide version as well. Great shoe, super comfortable and super stiff. Specialized has...
05-21-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,214
Posted By KJ43

This is exactly how I feel. For the record,...

This is exactly how I feel.

For the record, I did not get a real bike fit from a professional, but I spent many hours down the rabbit hole and working on my position step by step to get where I am...
05-21-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,214
Posted By KJ43

This is a great point. My background was...

This is a great point.

My background was about 30 years of mountain biking and at the end my bike was much more of an enduro ride, built heavy, good amount of travel, and a very upright position...
05-20-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 25,387
Posted By KJ43

Bay Trail also. I do a loop around the south bay,...

Bay Trail also. I do a loop around the south bay, mostly on the Bay Trail. The only real rise is when I come back over the Dumbarton.
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