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09-18-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 344
Posted By indyfabz

Wear sunscreen. If I could offer you one tip for...

Wear sunscreen. If I could offer you one tip for the future sunscreen would be it.
09-18-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 344
Posted By Rolla

Those single-serving packets of Chamois Butter...

Those single-serving packets of Chamois Butter are handy for all kinds of pop-up chaffing incidents, and a small schmear also lubricates a squeaky cleat in a pinch. It tastes nothing like butter,...
09-18-21, 05:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 344
Posted By shelbyfv

If you are 50+ don't pass on an opportunity to...

If you are 50+ don't pass on an opportunity to pee.
09-18-21, 04:37 AM
09-17-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 344
Posted By frogman

Good tips. I may try the antibiotic ointment. ...

Good tips. I may try the antibiotic ointment. Maybe Neosporin ? It is a triple antibiotic ontment.

Another thing to do is to be religous about a shower and washing the riding shorts after...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By mstateglfr

There is no reason to listen to any one person's...

There is no reason to listen to any one person's suggestion as everyone likes something different.
What someone feels is divine, I may view as an ass-hatchet.
This is why saddles have so many...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 2,769
Posted By MinnMan

I would never draft someone I don't know without...

I would never draft someone I don't know without letting them know that I'm on their wheel.

Generally speaking, if a single stranger passes me and I'm feeling like using them to pace, I'll follow...
09-13-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 646
Posted By making

I have thousands of miles on my schwalbe Marathon...

I have thousands of miles on my schwalbe Marathon plus. I just took my spare inner tube out of my bag because I need to remember to replace it. It has been in my bike bag for years so I dont trust...
09-13-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 646
Posted By Phil_gretz

Schwalbe Marathon Plus in the widest size you can...

Schwalbe Marathon Plus in the widest size you can fit. That's what I've run in my commuter bike for four years now. And the riding performance doesn't suffer as much as one might imagine.
09-12-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 646
Posted By Random11

I'm another rider who switched to Schwalbe...

I'm another rider who switched to Schwalbe Marathon Plus tires because I was having too many flats.
09-12-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 646
Posted By c_m_shooter

Swap those kendas out for a set Schwalbe Marathon...

Swap those kendas out for a set Schwalbe Marathon plus.
09-10-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,324
Posted By wolfchild

I don't use strava.

I don't use strava.
09-06-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 407
Posted By Bolo Grubb

I like Anthony much better then Bob Roll and...

I like Anthony much better then Bob Roll and Christian on the NBC channel, but then I also hate commercials.
09-05-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 589
Posted By Amelio

Yikes, Iím in the 50+ group. How did I get here so quickly?

How is everyone? I know they say age is only a number of but Iím 57 and my kids make me feel ancient! At least I can still ride faster than them, going to enjoy it while it lasts! Feeling good,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,484
Posted By Maelochs

There is a poster here (I think) whose signature...

There is a poster here (I think) whose signature is something like, "By the time you know enough about yourself and bikes to get any valuable information out of a test ride, you don't need a test...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By indyfabz

By leaning it against a wall of your dwelling?

By leaning it against a wall of your dwelling?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By jaxgtr

This is my garage setup.... Steadyracks for the...

This is my garage setup.... Steadyracks for the win


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08-09-21, 11:49 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,836
Posted By surak

Surprised nobody asked if you get up off the...

Surprised nobody asked if you get up off the saddle regularly or stay planted on it when you ride. It's like eating and hydrating, stand up and pedal regularly (every 10-20 minutes for 30-60 seconds)...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,526
Posted By indyfabz

:popcorn:popcorn Help yourselves.

:popcorn:popcorn

Help yourselves.
08-06-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,769
Posted By Iride01

No, I've seen pictures of myself on a bike.

No, I've seen pictures of myself on a bike.
08-06-21, 01:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,680
Posted By Troul

I don't always flat, but when I do, it's dos...

I don't always flat, but when I do, it's dos sucky.
08-05-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,680
Posted By Rolla

Any season, as long as it's in the garage.

Any season, as long as it's in the garage.
08-05-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,393
Posted By Milton Keynes

If I were you I'd sell it to me for $5.

If I were you I'd sell it to me for $5.
07-31-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 770
Posted By zacster

And to make the week complete I've put in 100...

And to make the week complete I've put in 100 miles for the week, the first time this season. In past years that was the norm.
07-30-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4,111
Views: 625,492
Posted By ultrarider7

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Facing East on the Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis on a smokey,...
07-29-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4,111
Views: 625,492
Posted By ultrarider7

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Minnehaha Falls Park, Minneapolis, MN
07-29-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4,111
Views: 625,492
Posted By ultrarider7

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Minneapolis, MN
07-29-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,825
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

One way to keep from getting yourself down about...

One way to keep from getting yourself down about riding YOUR rides at your pace, is to avoid reading the postings on Strava, BF and sites where "other riders" post (and often boast) about the...
07-28-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,213
Posted By Broctoon

Well, I never wash my jerseys or shorts, because...

Well, I never wash my jerseys or shorts, because they would no longer be lucky. So you're saying that's why people don't seem to stick to my rear wheel for long? Kidding, of course.

I have cleaned...
07-28-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,552
Posted By BobbyG

Your question was not stupid, but some of the...

Your question was not stupid, but some of the responses were. Your "casual" language and syntax were not out of line with what I see on social media, but it was significantly different from the norm...
07-27-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,825
Posted By scottfsmith

I do lots of 10-ish mile rides, most of my...

I do lots of 10-ish mile rides, most of my weekday rides are like that. I feel like a wuss compared to other riders I see on Strava, but I don't let that get me down too much. Power to the wusses!...
07-27-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,825
Posted By pgjackson

I'm finding that the shorter rides are easier to...

I'm finding that the shorter rides are easier to get motivated for and fit into my schedule. If I knew it was going to be 2+ hours minimum I'd never get a ride in after work.
Forum: Triathlon
07-27-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,015
Posted By _ForceD_

Like Bobs indicated aboveÖI believe the most...

Like Bobs indicated aboveÖI believe the most important factor to consider for running shoes is the fit. And not only in size, but width. And you likely want to get a running shoe a little bigger than...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,338
Posted By shelbyfv

Shaking your hands vigorously occasionally may...

Shaking your hands vigorously occasionally may help more than padded gloves. FWIW, I hear the cool guys are not wearing gloves this year.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2,617
Views: 395,844
Posted By ultrarider7

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Medicine Lake near Minneapolis, MN
07-16-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By bikemig

Others just buy a bigger house with a larger...

Others just buy a bigger house with a larger garage, 😉. Priorities, right?
07-16-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By John E

Many of us are in that situation. Some of us stop...

Many of us are in that situation. Some of us stop accumulating, others thin the herd periodically, others don't care and just keep going. :)...
07-15-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,738
Posted By Barry2

Coffee works

Itíd be a shame to lock this thread..
I havenít laughed this hard all week.

Oh yes, I get up two hours before a long ride and administer two large mugs of strong coffee to be sure the job gets...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1,672
Views: 241,756
Posted By dscohen

Custom Reynolds AR58/62 decals

Apologies for non-drive side, but I only replaced the wheel decals on that side and am conflicted. The drive side is still all black. Trying to figure out which way to proceed....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,144
Posted By WhyFi

If there's a click when you're pedaling, the only...

If there's a click when you're pedaling, the only certainty is that the culprit isn't going to be one of the first three things that you suspect.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2,617
Views: 395,844
Posted By WhyFi

Might as well make it three in a row from MN...

Might as well make it three in a row from MN (there's water under the bridge, somewhere :p) -
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2,617
Views: 395,844
Posted By RGMN

Gray's Bay, Lake Minnetonka, MN

My replacement Ritchey Road Logic on it's shakedown run @ Gray's Bay
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2,617
Views: 395,844
Posted By DQRider

Mississippi Pub, Inver Grove Heights, MN

One of the stops on The Long Way Home from work.

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That boat with the red hull... Man!

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07-12-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,206
Posted By trainchaser

Wow, I need heart surgery, wasn't expecting that!

Oh the joys of getting old and then, older. I've been experiencing a bit of chest pain when riding faster or uphill, didn't think much of it at the time. On July 3rd I was on my way to get my 2nd...
07-12-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By Koyote

Remember, we donít know what kind of wheel the OP...

Remember, we donít know what kind of wheel the OP is talking about. If itís a cheapie OEM wheel, then buying an entire new wheel might be more economical than rebuilding an old one.
07-12-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By Iride01

Some shops have a wheel builder that knows how to...

Some shops have a wheel builder that knows how to build wheels. Other shops have a person that can replace spokes but may or may not know much about wheels. So find out which one is your shop.
...
07-12-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By shelbyfv

OP, are you by chance XL? Maybe the shop is...

OP, are you by chance XL? Maybe the shop is saying you have the wrong wheel for your weight.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2,617
Views: 395,844
Posted By ultrarider7

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By the Mississippi River in downtown Minneapolis
07-10-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By veganbikes

Find someone who can install a hitch (Curt,...

Find someone who can install a hitch (Curt, Stealth, B&W...) and then I would look for a good rack. If non-fendered bikes I would highly suggest the KŁat NV 2.0, it is not a lightweight rack but...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 909
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is the right answer.

This is the right answer.
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