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12-22-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,702
Posted By phedge

Check out flying into Phoenix, renting a car and...

Check out flying into Phoenix, renting a car and driving down to Tucson. It's a short two hour drive through the desert and worth the time.

Was a gorgeous 63 in Saguaro a couple days ago....
Replies: 14
Views: 1,948
Posted By phedge

Lookin' at that, I'm reminded of: ...

Lookin' at that, I'm reminded of:

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The song is about a charming...
11-18-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,192
Posted By phedge

I was in that same spot the last few years. When...

I was in that same spot the last few years. When you no longer recognize the profession you've been in for 30 years it's time to reevaluate. I stepped out in March.
11-14-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,498
Posted By phedge

Gluttonous is fine, it's when you descend into...

Gluttonous is fine, it's when you descend into insatiability, voraciousness and wolfish you really gotta worry. I've seen it, it ain't pretty. Next step is piggishness, that's bad, no one here can...
11-14-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,495
Posted By phedge

These...

These (https://www.rei.com/rei-garage/product/183303/icebreaker-multisport-light-mini-socks-mens) are on sale at REI, very nice for summer riding. There are Smartwool options on sale now too.
11-11-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,205
Posted By phedge

Canadians Maginot Line

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11-08-22, 05:50 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,229
Posted By phedge

We've been a dying breed, for a century or so. ...

We've been a dying breed,
for a century or so.

The point of our extinction,
is beyond the horizon.
Replies: 14
Views: 1,948
Posted By phedge

I'd guess a Hi-Mod Synapse will show eventually,...

I'd guess a Hi-Mod Synapse will show eventually, whether they keep the integrated lighting set-up is another question, doesn't seem to help sales. In case you go the Synapse route I've got 5 of the...
10-27-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By phedge

I live in the land of "lake effect snow", so ...

I live in the land of "lake effect snow", so

November- fear
December- there's a holiday in here somewhere so less miserable than...
January- oppressive
February- downright depressive
March-...
10-26-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4,741
Views: 734,983
Posted By phedge

This was taken during a family/reconnaissance...

This was taken during a family/reconnaissance trip when we moved my daughter to Tucson so haven't had a chance to hit the cycling scene yet. After seeing all the cycling opportunities in Tucson we'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 475,782
Posted By phedge

Took this shortly after hitting 10,000 miles on...

Took this shortly after hitting 10,000 miles on the bike. If you'd told me 3 years earlier I'd have a bicycle with over 10k miles on it I'da said you were nuts!

...
10-17-22, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 372,665
Posted By phedge

Biggest change is things have grown back up a...

Biggest change is things have grown back up a good bit and the crowds have gotten pretty big. I only go spring or fall and where it used to be isolated now feels a bit crowded. Too bad, the best...
10-03-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,286
Posted By phedge

There's just some people who have poor...

There's just some people who have poor situational awareness combined with a general klutziness that makes them a real danger. A few have shown up on group rides and you can tell immediately you...
10-02-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,241
Posted By phedge

If you're heading as far as Arizona I'd highly...

If you're heading as far as Arizona I'd highly suggest a Arizona, Utah loop. You could hit Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest, Monument Valley, Arches, Canyon Lands, Capitol Reef, Boulder, Escalante,...
09-22-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,671
Posted By phedge

The only wastes of money I've discovered are the...

The only wastes of money I've discovered are the things I bought ignoring the "buy once, cry once" dictum. Pumps, stands, shoes, jerseys, shorts, tools, all stuff I went cheap on the first go-round....
09-22-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,520
Posted By phedge

eBikes are popular on a nearby paved trail that...

eBikes are popular on a nearby paved trail that includes a section of pretty nice rollers. I crested over one of the taller rollers and huffing and puffing up the other side was a fairly large woman...
Forum: Southwest
09-20-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By phedge

Thanks for the replies, good info. Not sure yet...

Thanks for the replies, good info. Not sure yet which direction I'll take but leaning towards tubeless, mainly because I like learning new stuff and I'm retired now so I have the time to put into it....
09-18-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,169
Posted By phedge

Wooohooo! Just finished my 64th BD ride, even...

Wooohooo! Just finished my 64th BD ride, even banked a few extra miles for whatever birthday I might need it.
09-13-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,169
Posted By phedge

New, old tradition.

I used to do BD rides every year but somehow fell away from cycling for a while. This Sunday I've got a 64 miler cued up to re-boot the tradition. Gotta get warmed up for my inevitable century in 36...
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