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08-02-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 13,741
Posted By gios

I give the standard left hand out with hand up...

I give the standard left hand out with hand up signal for my right turns and always back it up through my take-a-look mirror to verify the lane is clear to move into.

hand signals...
07-25-21, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 3,946,249
Posted By gios

Nice brakes... :) ___ :D

Nice brakes... :) ___ :D
07-07-21, 01:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,335
Posted By gios

Nitto Cap...

Nitto Cap (https://www.rivbike.com/products/nitto-cap-blue), Rivendell
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3,143
Views: 1,038,249
Posted By gios

Just got my second bike delivered yesterday. A...

Just got my second bike delivered yesterday. A Litespeed T5 with Shimano 105 group. Guy delivered the bike assembled, attached my pedals, and fit the seat and bar height before he left. Great ride...
07-02-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,175
Posted By gios

The first one was a tie down strap (buckle) I saw...

The first one was a tie down strap (buckle) I saw intact in the bike lane. It stayed there and passing it by every day for maybe a week I saw the buckle break apart, attesting to how cars veer off...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-21, 02:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,041
Posted By gios

great open box prices - Thanks.

great open box prices - Thanks.
05-30-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,690
Posted By gios

Yup. Got the 90.

Yup. Got the 90.
05-25-21, 10:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,016
Posted By gios

Back in March 2018 I started reading Gary Taubes'...

Back in March 2018 I started reading Gary Taubes' Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8727466-why-we-get-fat). A life changing read - before I finished, I cut...
05-25-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,016
Posted By gios

borrow this...

borrow this (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/38227753-the-diabetes-code) from the library.

from the goodreads link's synopsis ^:

type 2 diabetes is reversible
05-20-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,830
Posted By gios

Since I cut carbs back in March of 2018, I've...

Since I cut carbs back in March of 2018, I've reset roughly 30 lbs lower and have been in maintenance. I try to keep carbs at or below 20 net grams / day ( very low carb / ketogenic ). No low fat...
05-18-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6,773
Views: 658,126
Posted By gios

17 miles coming off a 30 hour fast. Almost an...

17 miles coming off a 30 hour fast. Almost an hour - started just before sunrise.
05-10-21, 12:17 AM
Replies: 6,773
Views: 658,126
Posted By gios

17 miles and change. Nice Sunday ride.

17 miles and change. Nice Sunday ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-21, 11:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,442
Posted By gios

bib shorts - are they $211 better?

My n=1 ( personal experience ) - nope.

$047.00 The Black Bib *
$072.00 The Gray Bib
$258.00 Assos FF1 RSR
$125.00 Redwhite
$225.00 De Soto Sports 400 mile

* most comfortable on ~ 1 hour...
05-08-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6,773
Views: 658,126
Posted By gios

17 miles. A nice light tail wind up the two...

17 miles. A nice light tail wind up the two climbs.
05-07-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6,773
Views: 658,126
Posted By gios

16.7 miles. It was 71.1F / 21.7C just before the...

16.7 miles. It was 71.1F / 21.7C just before the sun rose above the mountains this morning for almost an hour ride. All the cars behaved.
05-05-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,830
Posted By gios

There are only three macro nutrients to choose...

There are only three macro nutrients to choose from; protein, fat, or carbs. By avoiding fats, you invariably increase carbs and this leads to nothing good.

The Useless Concept of Calories...
05-05-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6,773
Views: 658,126
Posted By gios

17.2 miles on a 21 hour fast. Came home,...

17.2 miles on a 21 hour fast. Came home, showered, made a library trip and a quick stop, then I ate breakfast.
05-04-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6,773
Views: 658,126
Posted By gios

Completed my 6 day century this morning. ...

Completed my 6 day century this morning.

https://i.imgur.com/MBfASGpl.jpg

16.9 +
17.1
16.0
17.2
16.8
16.9
05-02-21, 12:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,069
Posted By gios

serfas cycling gloves...

serfas cycling gloves (https://www.amazon.com/Serfas-Short-Finger-Cycling-Gloves/dp/B0796K7JTX/). easy peasy.
04-30-21, 12:59 AM
Replies: 6,773
Views: 658,126
Posted By gios

16 miles.

16 miles.
Forum: Touring
04-28-21, 01:46 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 465,526
Posted By gios

Going to use a tire patch. edit: worked...

Going to use a tire patch.

edit: worked well.

https://i.imgur.com/6tJgUZ5.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-21, 02:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,433
Posted By gios

Try another shorts to compare distance with...

Try another shorts to compare distance with comfort.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 12:41 AM
Replies: 21,461
Views: 5,396,749
Posted By gios

A couple of Anker usb chargers - makes life...

A couple of Anker usb chargers - makes life easier charging the lights and Garmin Edge.


https://i.imgur.com/diXN55yl.png?2
04-24-21, 01:11 AM
Replies: 6,773
Views: 658,126
Posted By gios

20 miles yesterday afternoon. Around 84F / 29C.

20 miles yesterday afternoon. Around 84F / 29C.
04-22-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6,773
Views: 658,126
Posted By gios

20 mile morning ride - 69.1F / 20.6C.

20 mile morning ride - 69.1F / 20.6C.
04-20-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 44,401
Posted By gios

https://i.imgur.com/HmIUa0x.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/HmIUa0x.jpg
04-16-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,901
Posted By gios

I like my Garmin Edge 500 (discontinued)....

I like my Garmin Edge 500 (discontinued). Outstanding battery life. All the data I'll ever need.

https://i.imgur.com/RbifbjEl.jpg?1
04-13-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6,773
Views: 658,126
Posted By gios

20 miles. Got a nice vitamin D tan.

20 miles. Got a nice vitamin D tan.
04-12-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6,773
Views: 658,126
Posted By gios

20 miles. Stopped to pick up a couple of thing.s ...

20 miles. Stopped to pick up a couple of thing.s

https://i.imgur.com/RDz2tHom.jpg?1
04-09-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6,773
Views: 658,126
Posted By gios

20 miles in the midst of a 21 hour fast.

20 miles in the midst of a 21 hour fast.
04-03-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6,773
Views: 658,126
Posted By gios

20 mile ride on a 21 hour fast. Temp around 73.9F...

20 mile ride on a 21 hour fast. Temp around 73.9F / 23.3C at the local airport. First morning ride of the year.

Giro Zero CS gloves, Entrata V jersey, De Soto 400-mile bib shorts all doing their...
04-02-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6,773
Views: 658,126
Posted By gios

Got a short ride (16 miles and change / almost an...

Got a short ride (16 miles and change / almost an hour) in whilst in a 26 hour fast. Nice and warm at 73F / 22.8C. Second ride of the year. Two things: Love my Lezyne Steel Floor pump, and De Soto...
02-23-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,796
Posted By gios

I also, when spray lubing or degreasing, putting...

I also, when spray lubing or degreasing, putting a piece of cardboard behind the area keeps the over spray from getting all over hell's creation.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-21, 02:16 AM
Replies: 3,307
Views: 673,281
Posted By gios

https://i.imgur.com/oTgCgo8.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/oTgCgo8.jpg
02-03-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6,773
Views: 658,126
Posted By gios

17 miles this morning - started out 59F / 15C and...

17 miles this morning - started out 59F / 15C and 50 min later it was 64F / 17.7C. Had not ridden since Oct 25.
01-16-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,773
Posted By gios

So I jump ship in Hong Kong and I make my way...

So I jump ship in Hong Kong and I make my way over to Tibet, and I get on as a looper at a course over in the Himalayas.

A looper?

A looper, you know, a caddy, a looper, a jock.
01-02-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,946
Posted By gios

Check out The Black Bibs.

Check out The Black Bibs.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-20, 11:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,924
Posted By gios

if you had to wait months for your last bike purchase, would you change your mind?

if you had to wait months for your last bike purchase, would you change your mind?

One of my hobby strategies - when I want something, is to impose a one month wait period / cooling off. After...
Forum: Touring
12-04-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,584
Posted By gios

commuting flat pedals recommendation...

commuting flat pedals recommendation (https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1215945-commuting-flat-pedals-recommendation.html)

Platform pedals with a bit of grip?...
11-19-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,653
Posted By gios

https://i.imgur.com/vonZBVx.jpg?1

https://i.imgur.com/vonZBVx.jpg?1
11-13-20, 04:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,115
Posted By gios

https://youtu.be/sS_eHdqcrM8

https://youtu.be/sS_eHdqcrM8
11-13-20, 03:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,597
Posted By gios

The plan is not to react in any way. No flipping...

The plan is not to react in any way. No flipping the bird. No dirty looks. No yelling. Nothing to stoke the flames of hate so that they come looking for you at the same time of day.
11-06-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,693
Posted By gios

That four wheeler that just accelerated past you...

That four wheeler that just accelerated past you like a bat out of hell will brake hard and turn right into the driveway ahead, making you slam on your brakes if you didn't anticipate this bonehead...
10-22-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,176
Posted By gios

little things that made you happy during your ride today...

Street sweeper did a pass on most of the bike lanes! My favorite nail that I roll around was (a) gone(r) lol.

:)
10-21-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,383
Posted By gios

I forgot my water bottle for my 60 minute ride...

I forgot my water bottle for my 60 minute ride yesterday. Not turning around for that. I've gone without gloves and bare handed it and not turned back. If I forgot my take-a-look mirror on my glasses...
10-06-20, 12:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,066
Posted By gios

Thought this was a thread on the David Millar...

Thought this was a thread on the David Millar documentary (https://www.amazon.com/Time-Trial-David-Millar/dp/B07Q9Z196F/) Time Trial. I'll go back to sleep now lol.
09-27-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,417
Posted By gios

All green here at 7:05 pm Pacific. ...

All green here at 7:05 pm Pacific.


https://i.imgur.com/s5u2Nc1.jpg
Forum: Touring
09-15-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,176
Posted By gios

Comparing Topeak Road Morph G and Lezyne Micro...

Comparing Topeak Road Morph G and Lezyne Micro Floor Drive Pumps. (https://www.bikeforums.net/touring/1048068-comparing-topeak-road-morph-g-lezyne-micro-floor-drive-pumps.html)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-20, 10:59 PM
Replies: 21,461
Views: 5,396,749
Posted By gios

Giro Synthe MIPS Katusha red. ...

Giro Synthe MIPS Katusha red.

https://i.imgur.com/uYtV0xO.jpg?1
09-05-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,048
Posted By gios

...because the road crossed the cyclist.

...because the road crossed the cyclist.
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