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Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

Only the people who care about going fast UPHILL.

Only the people who care about going fast UPHILL.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

Well, THERE'S my PROBLEM!

Well, THERE'S my PROBLEM!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

You know how Google, and Ebay, and a lot of other...

You know how Google, and Ebay, and a lot of other interfaces try to guess what you meant, so you don't always have to type things in exactly correct?

Yeah, R's not like that. R won't even tell...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

I can't imagine 170. I think the last time I was...

I can't imagine 170. I think the last time I was there, Ford was President.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

My job is confusing enough that I don't need more...

My job is confusing enough that I don't need more puzzles. The analysis I'm doing these days is all done in R, which means command line rather than point-and-click. Remembering commands, syntax,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

The thing about it is, it's ONE puzzle a day. ...

The thing about it is, it's ONE puzzle a day. That means a single distraction of however long it takes you, and then that's it for the next 24 hours. You can't get sucked in to doing it over and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

BTW, fluctuating between 200 and 205 is pretty...

BTW, fluctuating between 200 and 205 is pretty damn good, if I say so myself. March of 2020, I think it was fluctuating between 225 and 230.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

Last I checked, my FTP was about 256, or between...

Last I checked, my FTP was about 256, or between 2.8 and 2.9 W/kg, depending on my weight, which has been fluctuating between 200 and 205. Might be time to test again. On one hand, I managed a PR on...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

"That'll buff right out"

"That'll buff right out"
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 02:00 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,856
Posted By genejockey

If they're on a recovery/endurance ride, and...

If they're on a recovery/endurance ride, and you're doing tempo/threshold, then you're not really training the same as they are, are you?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

Wait. It's the middle of JANUARY. Pro Football...

Wait. It's the middle of JANUARY. Pro Football is STILL going on? When's the Super Bowl, April?
(haven't paid attention to football since Joe Montana was QB'ing the Niners)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

Also PBK has Campy square taper BBs....

Also PBK has Campy square taper BBs. (https://www.probikekit.com/bottom-bracket-cups-spares/campagnolo-chorus-double-tapered-bottom-bracket-silver/10777317.html)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-22, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

Are you asking if both you AND orange peels are...

Are you asking if both you AND orange peels are thicker, or if it's only you that's thicker?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

The Battaglin has a Phil Wood in 102 with Campy...

The Battaglin has a Phil Wood in 102 with Campy tapers, and the Ritchey has one in 103 with JIS tapers. The Litespeed's getting the BB-7410 that came with the crank. I don't feel anything untoward.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

HA! That's not how my Muse works. I already...

HA!

That's not how my Muse works. I already have the Litespeed, so another Ti bike would be redundant. It's why I find myself pondering selling the Lotus Classique - it's the SECOND 1982 Lotus...
01-17-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 320
Posted By genejockey

Genu-wine, IRL, real pavement miles - 3965 total....

Genu-wine, IRL, real pavement miles - 3965 total.

1994 Cannondale R500: 288 mi
1996 Ritchey Road Logic: 454 mi.
2006 Bianchi 928 Veloce: 457 mi
199? Battaglin MAX: 402 mi
2020 Canyon...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,856
Posted By genejockey

"Your logic is sound - mere sound."

"Your logic is sound - mere sound."
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,856
Posted By genejockey

This. The guys who are leaving you for dead are...

This. The guys who are leaving you for dead are doing other kinds of training besides group rides. You don't train for a 40 mile group ride by riding a 40 mile group ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

I have seen them polished. These get worn fairly...

I have seen them polished. These get worn fairly often, right where the "Dura Ace" is, and some folks will strip the anodizing off and polish them on the buffing wheel. I was pleasantly surprised -...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

Last square taper. 7700 was the first Octalink.

Last square taper. 7700 was the first Octalink.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

De gustibus non est disputandum. Personally,...

De gustibus non est disputandum.

Personally, in Campagnolo, I prefer the late 90s/early 00s Record and Chorus.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

After yesterday's really fun ride on the...

After yesterday's really fun ride on the Litespeed with the newly re-tuned Frankengruppo, I realize that since I'm not going to be riding outside before all the bits are in place to rebuild it with...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

Got it in 6! That's right - it took ALL my...

Got it in 6!

That's right - it took ALL my guesses to get it. But I did.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,856
Posted By genejockey

What, and drop into the little ring?

What, and drop into the little ring?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

This surprises you?

This surprises you?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 370
Posted By genejockey

The other thing I'd suggest is, once you find one...

The other thing I'd suggest is, once you find one that fits for as long as your legs will keep turning the pedals, BUY ANOTHER ONE! I found the perfect saddle for me about 25 years ago.15 years ago,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

Okay, so MAYBE triples aren't s**t. After...

Okay, so MAYBE triples aren't s**t.

After spending a half hour last night putting the cable runs under the BB in liners, AND fiddling with tension and limit screws and such, I took the Litespeed...
01-16-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By genejockey

Beautiful! I've been going through something...

Beautiful! I've been going through something very similar. I picked up a 1995 Ultimate on Ebay for $750 but it was a complete bike. Mind you, MOST of the parts had to go! (seller's pic)...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

There's also the fact that lighter riders on the...

There's also the fact that lighter riders on the flat need to put out more W/kg to achieve the same speed. (https://zwiftinsider.com/lower-wkg/) I've found myself on the up side of this on some of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

I spent a little time last night on the...

I spent a little time last night on the Litespeed. I harvested some shifter cable liner from an old piece of cable, released the cables, fed them through the liners, placed the liners under the BB in...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

The other thing? Make sure you've got every...

The other thing? Make sure you've got every single thing you need within arm's length; make sure fans are on, aimed right, and turned up to max; make sure trainer is calibrated; make sure shoes are...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

In Olden Dayes, our ancestors had things called...

In Olden Dayes, our ancestors had things called "books", with which to while away the hours..... ;)

That's the funny thing, though, isn't it? If you COULD go out and be around other people, you...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

Shakedown Cruse completed! First...

Shakedown Cruse completed!

First impressions

Fit - I managed to set up contact points bang on. Front hub disappears behind bars, hands fall to Ergos, neither pushing back nor reaching out for...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

Yep! Finally time for the Litespeed's shakedown...

Yep! Finally time for the Litespeed's shakedown cruise. I'm getting ready to ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

I thought this one was named "Izzy", after a...

I thought this one was named "Izzy", after a woman I used to work with who was drop dead gorgeous but socially clueless.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

Unless the rain is falling in buckets, Rango is...

Unless the rain is falling in buckets, Rango is unperturbed. I think he just likes the attention he gets when he comes back in - the whole "towel and rub down" thing. Dory, OTOH, sticks her nose...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

Well, I WAS impressed with myself, till a friend...

Well, I WAS impressed with myself, till a friend from college posted he'd gotten it in TWO.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

I used to let Zeena do that. She was a dog of...

I used to let Zeena do that. She was a dog of firm opinions, so sometimes when I'd get to a corner, she had a definite idea where she expected us to go.

I did that with Rango for a while, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

I've been doing really well on Ebay, picking up...

I've been doing really well on Ebay, picking up bits for the Litespeed Interim Build #2. Today, the 7410 chanrings listed as "low mileage" arrived and yes they absolutely ARE low mileage! The...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

All Pfizer #3 did for me was make me take a 3...

All Pfizer #3 did for me was make me take a 3 hour nap.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

The day the Litespeed arrived, UPS tracking said,...

The day the Litespeed arrived, UPS tracking said, "Before 9 PM", and just as I was about to give up, at 8:46 PM, the doorbell rang.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

:( Well, at least you now know what the test...

:(
Well, at least you now know what the test result will be.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

Wait - are you saying the Jackson Browne song is...

Wait - are you saying the Jackson Browne song is NOT about road cyclists?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

I remember the time in High School when we had a...

I remember the time in High School when we had a big thunderstorm roll through town just before football practice, so it wasn't raining but the practice field was completely sodden. That was fun. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

Chainrings and FD for Interim Build #2 are 'Out...

Chainrings and FD for Interim Build #2 are 'Out For Delivery'. Replacement crank fixing bolt to match the one original that came with the cranks is set to arrive on the 20th, as are the cables. LBS...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

What's the worst that could happen? Just get a...

What's the worst that could happen? Just get a 400mm seatpost and a 150mm stem.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,073
Posted By genejockey

Last time I dropped by my LBS to fix something I...

Last time I dropped by my LBS to fix something I couldn't, I was talking with the owner who told me he'd only sold 6 bikes in the last 6 months, but was doing more than fine on just service, though...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 26,635
Posted By genejockey

That's less than half of the information needed.

That's less than half of the information needed.
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