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09-29-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By LarrySellerz

Hey I had a similar surgery 12 months ago (they...

Hey I had a similar surgery 12 months ago (they came in from the front and took out c5, fused c4-c6 with screws.) Are you thorough with your physical therapy? I never did physical therapy and really...
09-29-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 8,172
Posted By LarrySellerz

Thats super obnoxious, youd ask someone to change...

Thats super obnoxious, youd ask someone to change how they are riding and move over? Wow
09-28-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 798
Posted By LarrySellerz

You don't have to look behind you incase there is...

You don't have to look behind you incase there is a drafter before you snot rocket, as you said doing so is potentially dangerous. He got unlucky/should have alerted you of his presence.



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09-28-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,418
Posted By LarrySellerz

Used to be low 60s when I was in shape, now its...

Used to be low 60s when I was in shape, now its mid 90s 6 months post covid shot (thanks Moderna!)

max ive seen is 196
09-28-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 8,172
Posted By LarrySellerz

Sure, but I was referring to passing strangers....

Sure, but I was referring to passing strangers. The tropes of the "silent roadie in full kit buzzing past" or "Mr. 'on your left', champion of the multi use path" exist for a reason. I find it funny...
09-28-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 8,172
Posted By LarrySellerz

I would only pass someone on the right if I knew...

I would only pass someone on the right if I knew who they were and know they wouldn't care. Generally I don't think you should have to announce yourself; if the pass is close enough that it warrants...
09-26-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 8,172
Posted By LarrySellerz

Why would you pass someone on the right? Who...

Why would you pass someone on the right? Who cares if California says you can, its super obnoxious
09-24-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 813
Posted By LarrySellerz

The future is for riders - Zoox...

The future is for riders - Zoox (https://zoox.com/) these clowns. the campus is SLAC the national accelerator, they suck because they are a nuisance on the road. I saw a traffic cone beat one.
09-24-22, 12:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 813
Posted By LarrySellerz

AV's are terrible, I ride around them most days...

AV's are terrible, I ride around them most days (they infest my works campus.) They suck
09-21-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,795
Posted By LarrySellerz

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7xSIa7MsUg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7xSIa7MsUg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 508
Posted By LarrySellerz

I really need to learn how to wrench on my own...

I really need to learn how to wrench on my own bikes better, dont know how to change a spoke. im bad at learning from youtube

edit: ok changing a spoke looks easy but I guess my worry is trueing...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 508
Posted By LarrySellerz

Tips for riding with broken spokes

Hey guys, last month a spoke went out and the wheel instantly got a bit out of true. I took it to a few shops, but none of them were able to fix it the same day and I need the bike to get to work. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,393
Posted By LarrySellerz

No they dont unless you do something negligent

No they dont unless you do something negligent
09-15-22, 10:11 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,205
Posted By LarrySellerz

Id say so yeah, if a century isn't like a...

Id say so yeah, if a century isn't like a marathon in that it isn't a race then its more like "everesting" the climbing challenge, which has to be done in under 24 hours and you can take breaks
09-15-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 8,172
Posted By LarrySellerz

what does 10 watts per hour mean?

what does 10 watts per hour mean?
09-13-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,205
Posted By LarrySellerz

What counts as a century?

Hey guys, if you ride 100 miles in a day but stop a bunch do you think it counts as a century? I remember one day a while back where I had a morning ride before work, a lunch ride, an evening group...
09-02-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 12,951
Posted By LarrySellerz

Looking over my shoulder is painful and i cant do...

Looking over my shoulder is painful and i cant do it too many times in quick succession so im pretty sure im going to have to get a mirror. Maybe i can find a stealthy one or disguise it somehow,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,435
Posted By LarrySellerz

yeah some people here would be surprised to hear...

yeah some people here would be surprised to hear that im on good terms with local groups and they know I try to ride safely and smoothly.
09-02-22, 03:58 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 12,951
Posted By LarrySellerz

How would platform pedals be dangerous in a...

How would platform pedals be dangerous in a sprint? The only time they would be dangerous is sharp cornering, and they let me in the practice crits with them.
09-02-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 12,951
Posted By LarrySellerz

The big one is unsolicited advice about foot...

The big one is unsolicited advice about foot retention
09-01-22, 08:59 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 12,951
Posted By LarrySellerz

The phenomenon of cyclists with lots of nice...

The phenomenon of cyclists with lots of nice things telling cyclists with barely anything that they would do better with x/y/z is definitely real and a big reason roadies have an "elitist"...
09-01-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 12,951
Posted By LarrySellerz

I guess I just don't get why I would want or need...

I guess I just don't get why I would want or need to know that a car is approaching from behind. If its approaching in a way that I have to get out of the way/bail (literally never happened to me as...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-22, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 521
Posted By LarrySellerz

why would you sand it? Just the aesthetics?

why would you sand it? Just the aesthetics?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 521
Posted By LarrySellerz

Damn ive totaled a bike from a dropped chain but...

Damn ive totaled a bike from a dropped chain but atleast it was almost dead. Id be so salty if i damaged a carbon frame from a dropped chain. Goodluck OP id be kinda upset if I were you but honestly...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 660
Posted By LarrySellerz

Yall are talking a lot about bike fit, stem...

Yall are talking a lot about bike fit, stem lengths, and hand positions. OP said he is new to road bikes so chances are he is holding the handlebars too tightly. Thats gotta be 9/10ths of the issue. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 966
Posted By LarrySellerz

Riding/walking away after a crash

How many crashes did you have before you had to call someone because you were too injured to get yourself home? Its never happened to me, knock on wood. Id wager that descents are the main culprit...
08-30-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,627
Posted By LarrySellerz

Yeah guys slapping a car a couple times and then...

Yeah guys slapping a car a couple times and then gesturing at the driver before riding off is not dangerous or threatening. If it was a huge dude who started screaming at me id just match that energy...
08-30-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,582
Posted By LarrySellerz

The truck ran her over. Of course its his...

The truck ran her over. Of course its his fault/responsibility even if she was being negligent. Its like if a pedestrian is doing something moronic its still your if you hit them on your bicycle.
08-29-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By LarrySellerz

i see this stuff all the time, once i saw a girl...

i see this stuff all the time, once i saw a girl who must have been like 6 trying to keep up with her mom and she was spinning so fast
08-29-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 8,616
Posted By LarrySellerz

Yes, and im saying juxtoposing that mess with the...

Yes, and im saying juxtoposing that mess with the whole recumbent thing is just bizarre, because I view recumbents as more "elitist" in terms of cost and the "seriousness" of the ride, not that any...
08-28-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 8,616
Posted By LarrySellerz

The premise of this thread is ragging on a...

The premise of this thread is ragging on a clueless rider who spent a bunch of money on a bike and kit but didnt even have the experience/brain to bring a spare tube. The amount of money put into the...
08-28-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,171
Posted By LarrySellerz

i use my tongue (its the most sensitive along...

i use my tongue (its the most sensitive along with the eyeball) when trying to feel air. Without actually licking the tube if that wasnt obvious. Or some water on your hand and look for bubbles. You...
08-28-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 614
Posted By LarrySellerz

Shave? My hygienist at the practice waxes every...

Shave? My hygienist at the practice waxes every inch of my body on tuesdays evenings, right before she leads me out to the world champions group ride (normally im too fast for this group but ill join...
08-28-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,493
Posted By LarrySellerz

I just want to be able to track stand

I just want to be able to track stand
08-28-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 12,951
Posted By LarrySellerz

Yeah some group rides and races are way too...

Yeah some group rides and races are way too expensive, the practice crit I went to was 40$ a session. Needlessly high barrier of entry
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 886
Posted By LarrySellerz

Saw an older women cruising along at like 19 MPH...

Saw an older women cruising along at like 19 MPH with seemingly little effort on an old heavy metal bike with fenders and a front basket, right behind her was this dude in full kit on a CF bike...
08-27-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,547
Posted By LarrySellerz

what indicators do you use to gauge if the tire...

what indicators do you use to gauge if the tire needs replacing? Youre changing them very frequently
08-27-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By LarrySellerz

Kids holding fast cadences

Anyone else notice this? Some 7 year old cruising along at 120 rpm?
08-27-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 12,951
Posted By LarrySellerz

Its gotta be the garmin varia. How do people go...

Its gotta be the garmin varia. How do people go through life worrying about a car hitting them from behind
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,786
Posted By LarrySellerz

lol gcn

lol gcn
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,786
Posted By LarrySellerz

Ive crashed and destroyed a helmet, it might have...

Ive crashed and destroyed a helmet, it might have saved my life. I ride enough that wearing a helmet whenever i ride my bike is a big hinderance
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,786
Posted By LarrySellerz

for what its worth I usually have a helmet on my...

for what its worth I usually have a helmet on my bars in case I need it, my work requires helmets on site and some people in group rides get upset if I come without a helmet.
08-26-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 8,616
Posted By LarrySellerz

Half wheeling and no helmets! they could crash...

Half wheeling and no helmets! they could crash and DIE!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 886
Posted By LarrySellerz

Bents are overpowered and banned, but people who...

Bents are overpowered and banned, but people who ride bents tend to be elderly or injured. It's a mixed bag. To be honest people riding bents usually seem to be having a great time so in a way they...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 886
Posted By LarrySellerz

? you can catch the snitch and still lose the...

? you can catch the snitch and still lose the game.. it happened to Bulgaria and it could happen to you
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 886
Posted By LarrySellerz

The food chain: where do you stand in the system ...

The food chain: where do you stand in the system

1. Scooters
2. Roadies with shaved legs
3. Proper rapid single speeds (real men, messengers, tarty shiny fixies)
4. Roadies with hairy legs
5....
08-24-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,180
Posted By LarrySellerz

Almost certainly easier with 2, you want the...

Almost certainly easier with 2, you want the weight to be even.
08-24-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,180
Posted By LarrySellerz

Yeah I feel you, you have to ride really smoothly...

Yeah I feel you, you have to ride really smoothly and not allow the bags to swing at all, it takes practice and not always possible. You can carry big loads of groceries on your handlebars, much more...
08-24-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,627
Posted By LarrySellerz

I slapped the car a few times when it was stuck...

I slapped the car a few times when it was stuck in traffic and then went on my way, gestured to the driver throwing my arms up like "what the heck, why would you do that?" trying to look exasperated....
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