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Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-24, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3,314
Views: 77,729
Posted By Jack Tone

This was my Cadillac. Bought it in high school...

This was my Cadillac. Bought it in high school for $149. (not my pic but almost identical). Took my friends to the drive in and the beach with it. My parents were gone on vacation and I stayed home...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-24, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 275,173
Posted By Jack Tone

Not mine, but identical. ...

Not mine, but identical.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/bsa_hornet_68ce8ad59dd5036a6627a061f1bcfbea149a9c61.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-24, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 275,173
Posted By Jack Tone

I saw them in Berkeley. So glad I went. and yeah,...

I saw them in Berkeley. So glad I went. and yeah, Noel was Dylans grandmother.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-24, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 497
Posted By Jack Tone

I have a bike that came with 11x32. I have a...

I have a bike that came with 11x32. I have a 11x23 I switch to for flats. I change nothing, It works great.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-23, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 268,611
Posted By Jack Tone

:hug:

:hug:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-23, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2,356
Views: 365,761
Posted By Jack Tone

Hot! No, Super Hot!

Hot! No, Super Hot!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-23, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 268,611
Posted By Jack Tone

From Bikes Direct. Carbon. Tiagra 10 spd. Hydro...

From Bikes Direct. Carbon. Tiagra 10 spd. Hydro brakes. DT Swiss wheels. 28 tires. Cheap! Hope to test it today.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-23, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 268,611
Posted By Jack Tone

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/condor_bike_6eb440f0a9679011a05c83c45d963aa26f25b344.jpg

New bike day. Just took it out of the box and put it together . Haven't...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-23, 10:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,228
Posted By Jack Tone

So far mine's lasted over 1000 miles on some...

So far mine's lasted over 1000 miles on some pretty rough roads and I'm well over 200 pounds, so I'm pretty pleased with it.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-23, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By Jack Tone

More interesting, educational, and more...

More interesting, educational, and more inspirational cycling content that I've ever seen. Gonna miss it.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-23, 10:36 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,065
Posted By Jack Tone

Right, as are the wheel and tire.

Right, as are the wheel and tire.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-23, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 268,611
Posted By Jack Tone

Back when I was a truck driver, i was coming back...

Back when I was a truck driver, i was coming back through SF from the bay bridge with a set of doubles, where it merges with 101. bumper to bumper at 5 pm. Crawling along I felt a crunch. A guy had...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-23, 08:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,228
Posted By Jack Tone

I bought something like this on Amazon for $10....

I bought something like this on Amazon for $10. Plastic fake carbon look. It's a bit flexible and actually super comfortable. I'm not sure how long it would last, though.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-23, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 268,611
Posted By Jack Tone

I saw this today: ...

I saw this today:

https://www.bikeradar.com/features/bike-of-the-week/cinelli-nemo-tig-road/
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-23, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 268,611
Posted By Jack Tone

Hey! I'm not giving up yet! (5 speed Peugeot, 7...

Hey! I'm not giving up yet! (5 speed Peugeot, 7 speed Specialized Allez Comp, and 8 speed Lemond Nevada City)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-23, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 268,611
Posted By Jack Tone

Not ready to give up yet. Told myself if I went...

Not ready to give up yet. Told myself if I went outside to ride today, I'd buy myself a new bike. Did 20 miles and am thinking about it.



Sorry, all 61 and up.

edit: actually seriously...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-23, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 268,611
Posted By Jack Tone

Bought our house in 99. Garage only had two...

Bought our house in 99. Garage only had two outlets near the house. I bought a book on wiring, and installed two more plus four work lights on the rafters. I don't think I'd even attempt it now.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-23, 10:34 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,374
Posted By Jack Tone

I'm not too worried about the recall since I've...

I'm not too worried about the recall since I've found they can be fixed:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1008x630/shimano_d05d93065b711f12e0fecc4e6bf3f2d72d49a497.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-23, 08:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,995
Posted By Jack Tone

Actually, Walmart (!) has some that are pretty...

Actually, Walmart (!) has some that are pretty close.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-23, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By Jack Tone

On my old brifters that did the same thing, I...

On my old brifters that did the same thing, I turned the bike upside down and flushed with WD 40 till it shifted fine. Then I lubed with TriFlow. Chain lube might be a little too sticky, depending on...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-23, 09:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,929
Posted By Jack Tone

One of my first speedometers had a hole in the...

One of my first speedometers had a hole in the back and the wind blew on the bladed speedo needle and made it move. I don't recall it being very accurate.

Edit: Also had to pedal hard on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-23, 09:37 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,119
Posted By Jack Tone

https://www.triathlete.com/training/do-asthma-inha...

https://www.triathlete.com/training/do-asthma-inhalers-make-you-faster/
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-23, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 200,926
Posted By Jack Tone

I used to love running. I took a fitness class at...

I used to love running. I took a fitness class at the local junior college and a group of us would run about 5 miles 2 nights a week, always sprint back to the college up a hill. On weekends, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-23, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 200,926
Posted By Jack Tone

In my mid 30's, when I raced motocross, I took a...

In my mid 30's, when I raced motocross, I took a fitness class at the local junior college for training. I was in great shape and the class instructor challenged me to a pushup contest. I won with 49...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-23, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 200,926
Posted By Jack Tone

A long time ago I had a friend who was a...

A long time ago I had a friend who was a motorcycle parts distributor. He actually had one of those "cats" as a watch cat for his warehouse. (no one ever stole anything). He said it was fairly tame,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-23, 09:44 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,952
Posted By Jack Tone

I saw that test also when I was trying to see the...

I saw that test also when I was trying to see the difference in an aero frame. The problem with that test is that he's testing an aero "bike", not an aero "frame". The fast bike included deep wheels,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-23, 09:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 968
Posted By Jack Tone

If you're 5'2", it might make a huge...

If you're 5'2", it might make a huge difference..
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-23, 09:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,050
Posted By Jack Tone

I've ridden some dirty pavement on 23's if I...

I've ridden some dirty pavement on 23's if I remember right.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-23, 08:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,050
Posted By Jack Tone

"Jobst Brandt (and friends) used to ride...

"Jobst Brandt (and friends) used to ride EVERYTHING on 25mm tires. https://www.bikeforums.net/images/smilies/thumb.gif"

I'd be surprised if most of those weren't 23's.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-23, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 179,523
Posted By Jack Tone

Those bars look Really narrow!

Those bars look Really narrow!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-23, 08:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,438
Posted By Jack Tone

I don't think anyone answered your original title...

I don't think anyone answered your original title question. Yes, head tilt.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-23, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 179,523
Posted By Jack Tone

Daughter sent me a link to the Spanish F1 race...

Daughter sent me a link to the Spanish F1 race including a track map that shows g forces in the turns. I can't believe how strong these guys are to do this for an hour and then step out of the car...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-23, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 179,523
Posted By Jack Tone

I believe the F1 engines redline around 8000 rpm?...

I believe the F1 engines redline around 8000 rpm? Watching the Indy 500, I was amazed that they run at 11,000 plus for 200 laps!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-23, 10:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,195
Posted By Jack Tone

I'm surprised nobody's commented on his choice of...

I'm surprised nobody's commented on his choice of future road bike:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-23, 01:57 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,879
Posted By Jack Tone

About 35 years ago, I bought a Nishiki NFS. 61cm....

About 35 years ago, I bought a Nishiki NFS. 61cm. Had 650 wheels. I thought it would be great for accelerating out of corners. It did seem to be easier. It was fun to ride but had a heavy steel...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-23, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 179,523
Posted By Jack Tone

I worked at a Post Office facility that was open...

I worked at a Post Office facility that was open 24 hrs a day. My shift ended at 6:30 AM and I would suit up and ride 10 miles or so to the start of the Pen Velo training ride. One Sunday morning I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-23, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10,707
Views: 269,234
Posted By Jack Tone

I learned to drive a stick in a 1952 MG. Learned ...

I learned to drive a stick in a 1952 MG. Learned to downshift into an unsyncronized gear. A few years later I was driving a White Freightliner with two 4 speed gearboxes.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-23, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10,707
Views: 269,234
Posted By Jack Tone

Speaking of small cogs, I use my 11...

Speaking of small cogs, I use my 11 frequently....when I take the rear wheel out..
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-23, 11:34 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,108
Posted By Jack Tone

Try some different pads.

Try some different pads.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-23, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10,707
Views: 269,234
Posted By Jack Tone

Same here, but I rode the first two stages of...

Same here, but I rode the first two stages of Tour de Zwift. Maybe not a good idea. Finished one away from the Lantern Rouge yesterday. Not feeling great today.

Also, my first blue car:...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-23, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10,707
Views: 269,234
Posted By Jack Tone

My wife, for fun, likes to look online at ...

My wife, for fun, likes to look online at houses all over the world. I always ask if there's a Costco nearby.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-23, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10,707
Views: 269,234
Posted By Jack Tone

Same here. I still have the Shimano 600 6 speed...

Same here. I still have the Shimano 600 6 speed parts from my first race bike. Some day I'll put them on an old frame.... maybe.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,511
Posted By Jack Tone

Ha, I did more than I expected! I counted 1390.

Ha, I did more than I expected! I counted 1390.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5,674
Views: 133,364
Posted By Jack Tone

Merry Christmas everybody.

Merry Christmas everybody.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5,674
Views: 133,364
Posted By Jack Tone

I still have some Performance Ultra bibs from...

I still have some Performance Ultra bibs from decades ago that are still fine. Also, at least 4 different pairs of Black Bibs that work for me. I guess I don't have massive guads or slippery saddles....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5,674
Views: 133,364
Posted By Jack Tone

I moved in 1999 and my commute went from a 1 hour...

I moved in 1999 and my commute went from a 1 hour drive to a 2 1/4 hour (on a good day) drive. After 5 years or so, I transferred and then it became a 10 minute bike ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,382
Posted By Jack Tone

When I first started racing, I had a Cannondale...

When I first started racing, I had a Cannondale with 6 speed DT shifters. 52/42 x 13/24. At the Los Gatos Criterium, there's a short steep hill. I blew the double shift to my lowest gear and never...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,317
Posted By Jack Tone

Just a minute, let me get my calculator out.

Just a minute, let me get my calculator out.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,382
Posted By Jack Tone

Hot!

Hot!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,382
Posted By Jack Tone

I remodeled most of my old bikes with brifters. I...

I remodeled most of my old bikes with brifters. I thought it would be fun to put downtube shifters back on one of them. I like that they're lighter and I like the sound, especially on a big aluminum...
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