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08-26-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,342
Posted By dmanthree

I've raised tens of thousands for cancer...

I've raised tens of thousands for cancer treatment and research riding hard in the PMC. Could be the reference; charity rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,142
Posted By dmanthree

Buy a cheap one that will piss you off. The,...

Buy a cheap one that will piss you off. The, after you turn into the Hulk, achieving 100PSI will be no problem.
08-09-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,511
Posted By dmanthree

Nice! Which ride? I cross the finish line, pretty...

Nice! Which ride? I cross the finish line, pretty tired.

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08-09-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,946
Posted By dmanthree

Of course I do. And here's the proof. :lol: ...

Of course I do. And here's the proof. :lol:

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08-09-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3,130
Views: 216,129
Posted By dmanthree

100.9. Hot, humid, but for a cause. Go PMC!

100.9. Hot, humid, but for a cause.

Go PMC!
08-08-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,288
Posted By dmanthree

All true. Check out the "Florida Man" group on...

All true. Check out the "Florida Man" group on Facebook for more details.
08-07-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,288
Posted By dmanthree

not my creation…

not my creation…
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,426
Posted By dmanthree

Depends. My data point: 175# Road only (no...

Depends. My data point:

175#
Road only (no gravel)
Roval SLX 24 wheels running 700 x 28 GP5000
24 spokes per wheel

Never an issue.
08-07-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,288
Posted By dmanthree

I wonder if she knows about these? ...

I wonder if she knows about these?


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08-07-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,288
Posted By dmanthree

Because...Florida

As seen in Florida, of course.

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07-28-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By dmanthree

Thanks, appreciate all the answers. I'll contact...

Thanks, appreciate all the answers. I'll contact the LBS to see if I can get it done quickly.
07-05-21, 11:22 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,141
Posted By dmanthree

I've never ridden them, primarily thanks to...

I've never ridden them, primarily thanks to threads like this. They are, apparently, the "steel belted radials" of the bike world.

You want durable, get the Conti GP 4 Season tires. Excellent...
06-28-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,637
Posted By dmanthree

Couldn't disagree more. She put herself on the...

Couldn't disagree more. She put herself on the road when she knew damn well the peleton was coming. That's pretty obvious by that stupid grin on her face as she mugged for the camera! Luck played NO...
06-27-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,128
Posted By dmanthree

Sigh...just means they've found new ways to hide...

Sigh...just means they've found new ways to hide things. They all cheat.
06-25-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,749
Posted By dmanthree

That was my point; there is NO definitive source...

That was my point; there is NO definitive source when it comes to tire pressure. Until everyone is the same weight, riding the same wheels, tires, bikes, and road surfaces. Until then, just use your...
06-25-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,287
Posted By dmanthree

...whooosshhh...

...whooosshhh...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,139
Posted By dmanthree

When forced to choose between Strava and reality,...

When forced to choose between Strava and reality, you should always choose Strava.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,264
Posted By dmanthree

If you do move to tubeless, avoid Stan's sealant....

If you do move to tubeless, avoid Stan's sealant. It's pure evil.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,264
Posted By dmanthree

I do pay attention to road conditions. Well, not...

I do pay attention to road conditions. Well, not so much when riding the GP 4 Season tires, but with everything else, yes. I don't look for trouble. Only one flat this year due to some road debris...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,946
Posted By dmanthree

Some remnants of it still remain on my garage...

Some remnants of it still remain on my garage floor. Never again. Ironic that a company dedicated to tubeless turned me away from it.
06-15-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,595
Posted By dmanthree

First, some of us get that rush, some don't. Now,...

First, some of us get that rush, some don't. Now, about those showers...it depends. If I'm at home under a nice stream of warm to hot water, sure. It feels nice. But there is one situation where it...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,264
Posted By dmanthree

I think my weight, 175, is a big factor. Combine...

I think my weight, 175, is a big factor. Combine that with some hills and, well, the rear tire usually wears down pretty quickly. Except for those GP 4 Seasons. They seem to last forever.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,264
Posted By dmanthree

Over 10K miles? I mean no disrespect, but that...

Over 10K miles? I mean no disrespect, but that sure sounds hard to believe. However, I'll be mounting them later today and hoping I can come even close to what you've experienced!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,946
Posted By dmanthree

also...car tyres aren't as sensitive to weight...

also...car tyres aren't as sensitive to weight concerns and are a LOT more durable. Honestly, a silly comparison.
05-26-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,541
Posted By dmanthree

I'm currently riding Michelin Power Road, their...

I'm currently riding Michelin Power Road, their "mid" line road tire. So far I like them a lot. Easy rolling, good handling, and no flats through 2,000 miles. They feel a lot like the Conti GP 4000s...
05-24-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,518
Posted By dmanthree

Hey, my hat is a helmet! Fairly new, too, since I...

Hey, my hat is a helmet! Fairly new, too, since I needed a new one two year ago. If not for that one, well...
05-23-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,075
Posted By dmanthree

Hey, it was worth a shot. :cheers:

Hey, it was worth a shot.

:cheers:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By dmanthree

Reminded me of a 40 mile (mostly) downhill I did...

Reminded me of a 40 mile (mostly) downhill I did once. Cruiser Bob's ride down Haleakala on Maui. Started at 28F, ended at 80F. But damn, those first 10 miles were cold.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2,619
Views: 397,524
Posted By dmanthree

Back in NE, the pier at the north end of Plum...

Back in NE, the pier at the north end of Plum Island (MA).

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By dmanthree

80 miles of downhill? DAMN. I need to try that.

80 miles of downhill? DAMN. I need to try that.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By dmanthree

That's the thing; I didn't think I was cheaping...

That's the thing; I didn't think I was cheaping out on my last pair since they were over $120. But, guess what?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By dmanthree

My father had a saying: the sting of low quality...

My father had a saying: the sting of low quality remains long after the sweetness of low price.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By dmanthree

It's All About the Shoes

I had been looking for a new pair of road shoes for a while, and finally broke down and spend for a pair of Lakd CX 238s. After getting one set that were too tight and exchanging for a larger size,...
05-13-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,075
Posted By dmanthree

Like I said, the sidewalk in this case is wide,...

Like I said, the sidewalk in this case is wide, smooth, and really nice. No excuse for the runners to be in the BIKE LANE.
05-13-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,075
Posted By dmanthree

Some of these imbeciles make no attempt to shade...

Some of these imbeciles make no attempt to shade over to share the lane. Those are the ones I'd like to use the "Ben Hur Slicer" on.
05-13-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,075
Posted By dmanthree

Pedestrians are Strange

OK, I've been riding along some nice roads with bike lanes clearly marked on the side. Very nice. Until a pedestrian or runner appears coming at me in the middle of the bike lane, forcing me out into...
05-10-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,814
Posted By dmanthree

Dammit. I missed at least the first half of my...

Dammit. I missed at least the first half of my bag of popcorn.

I'm looking forward for the return of coaster brakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,026
Posted By dmanthree

Shimano SPD-L is so easy, what problem are they...

Shimano SPD-L is so easy, what problem are they trying to solve?
04-24-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,917
Posted By dmanthree

Well, yeah, you don't notice shortages until you...

Well, yeah, you don't notice shortages until you start looking, right?
04-21-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,917
Posted By dmanthree

Not important. I have enough ammo. I need wheels....

Not important. I have enough ammo. I need wheels. Mind you, I'm not desperate enough to do something crazy, like buy Mavic, but I'll keep looking.
04-18-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,535
Posted By dmanthree

Funny, I'm no racer, but I prefer the so-called...

Funny, I'm no racer, but I prefer the so-called "narrow" tires to the big wide ones due to the reasons you mention: ride and handling. 28s is as wide as I'll go. As far as RR goes, well, that's kind...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 06:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,321
Posted By dmanthree

I'm a pretty loyal Conti user, as well. I'm...

I'm a pretty loyal Conti user, as well. I'm riding the GP 4 Season now, but only bcause my local support system is gon for a while. I'll switch back to the Michelins in a week or two. The Power Road,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,321
Posted By dmanthree

Obvious solution: drink beer in cans.

Obvious solution: drink beer in cans.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,321
Posted By dmanthree

I've ridden both, and I agree; the 5000s are not...

I've ridden both, and I agree; the 5000s are not as durable as the previous generation. I moved to the Michelin Power Road because they seemed to have characteristics closest to the 4000s tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,321
Posted By dmanthree

Yet Another Shocking Revelation

On this morning's ride I hooked up with a couple of other guys for a few miles along the coast. During the ride, the lead rider shouts "glass" and since it happened quickly, and nobody wanted to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2,619
Views: 397,524
Posted By dmanthree

Back to the Naples Pier. ...

Back to the Naples Pier.


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Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,451
Posted By dmanthree

No CO2 system will ever be as reliable and...

No CO2 system will ever be as reliable and bottomless as a good pump. Yes, the pump is more work. But...why have I had to loan my pump to more than a few CO2 users?

Hmmm....
04-08-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,535
Posted By dmanthree

This discussion, wide vs narrow vs high pressure...

This discussion, wide vs narrow vs high pressure vs low pressure or any combination of them will never end. Way, way too many variables to arrive at a definite conclusion for all riders.

I'll...
04-07-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,053
Posted By dmanthree

Funny, the #1 thing a flatted rider will ask for...

Funny, the #1 thing a flatted rider will ask for is my pump. I carry a small pump that's nice and light instead of a CO2 unit. And the number one reason flatted riders want the pump? They screwed the...
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