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Forum: Foo
08-15-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 558
Posted By BTinNYC

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08-15-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 389
Posted By BTinNYC

Irresistible!

Irresistible!
08-15-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 777
Posted By BTinNYC

After this 4 week block, a 5% increase in FTP to...

After this 4 week block, a 5% increase in FTP to 191. First week ramp up, 2 weeks hard work, 1 week ramp down. I was hoping for closer to 10%, but it's improvement.

An irrelevant but fun...
08-11-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 565
Posted By BTinNYC

Private, not General, opinion; mechanical stuff...

Private, not General, opinion; mechanical stuff happens and a bit of lightweight protection for the spokes from a bad chain incident is fine.

I used to remove dork discs to prove my competence,...
08-11-22, 05:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 580
Posted By BTinNYC

If you have to ask, you're not traveling for a...

If you have to ask, you're not traveling for a living.
08-10-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 601,275
Posted By BTinNYC

Tech support and garage space for my daughter's...

Tech support and garage space for my daughter's friend, who painted his fixie. Montana Gold paint, wet sanded and clear coated with 1K....
08-09-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 708
Posted By BTinNYC

I just looked at all the pictures again.

I just looked at all the pictures again.
08-09-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 708
Posted By BTinNYC

I AM TOTALLY INFURIATED BY THIS BUILD!! ...

I AM TOTALLY INFURIATED BY THIS BUILD!!

Shows my current work on an '83 World Sport as gauche and unsophisticated.
;)
08-08-22, 04:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 963
Posted By BTinNYC

Danny is from a different planet.

Danny is from a different planet.
Forum: Foo
08-07-22, 04:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By BTinNYC

New Yorker in TX story. Went dove shooting...

New Yorker in TX story.

Went dove shooting in Seymour, TX a couple years ago. It was a warm evening at the hotel and most of the hunter-guests were sitting outside the rooms and the chit-chat...
08-06-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 26,357
Views: 2,845,297
Posted By BTinNYC

Made in the Shade

South County, North County and Putnam Trailways.
Perfect weather, lovely ride. Except on the water crossings and a few places, the route has thick cool overstory....
08-05-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By BTinNYC

It's fixable. You need a bike welding frame guy,...

It's fixable. You need a bike welding frame guy, a pro that knows why and how to manage heat. There was a total of 40-50 seconds of welding, MIG IIRC, 3 or 4 seconds at a time, with 5-10 minutes of...
08-05-22, 05:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By BTinNYC

Echoing Cx and Zac, you need new cables and...

Echoing Cx and Zac,
you need new cables and housing.
08-05-22, 04:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,911
Posted By BTinNYC

The young OP is now showing some grey, hates...

The young OP is now showing some grey, hates being middle mgmt, has two kids, and hasn't had time to bike since 2019.
08-03-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 724
Posted By BTinNYC

​Canyon Endurace RD-8150 VIA (not sure if the...

​Canyon Endurace
RD-8150 VIA (not sure if the VIA matters)
11-34 Ultegra
Good luck.
08-03-22, 05:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,060
Posted By BTinNYC

I lost my pot belly in the first 5 months of...

I lost my pot belly in the first 5 months of riding. Lost about 10% of body weight. I ride about 4-6 hours per week. I know everybody's metabolism is different but that's my experience.

Very...
07-29-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,036
Posted By BTinNYC

Your joy over this this bike is contagious! I was...

Your joy over this this bike is contagious! I was smiling during the entire read.
07-26-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 331
Posted By BTinNYC

I thought the same; how cool is that. Especially...

I thought the same; how cool is that. Especially when I'm so sweated up that I can't see if I've got another gear...but Dmanthree has a serious indoor trainer, I forget which brand, but it's not a...
07-26-22, 04:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,613
Posted By BTinNYC

Then definitely don't change what you're doing!! ...

Then definitely don't change what you're doing!!

From multi-metered, Strava subscribing, BTinNYC
07-25-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By BTinNYC

Very nice bike and great photos.

Very nice bike and great photos.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,089
Posted By BTinNYC

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Congrats! I love mine.
The power meter is a really nice add-on.
I'm...
07-24-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 458
Posted By BTinNYC

Cxwrench is a reliable source of fix info. I like...

Cxwrench is a reliable source of fix info. I like the bedding video too, wished I knew that before.

On my recent Canyon, early on I heard a brake rub and did a 3 min re-align and done. Might work...
07-24-22, 05:20 AM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 601,275
Posted By BTinNYC

For the first time ever, I gave up on a bike...

For the first time ever, I gave up on a bike repair. A friend brought over the horrible POS he bought from a cheapo internet retailer.
Skipping details and wasted hours; it needed > $100 to repair,...
07-23-22, 04:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By BTinNYC

Excellent!

Excellent!
07-23-22, 03:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 777
Posted By BTinNYC

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Never! I will never turn to the Fixie Side. I am a Gear Changer like my father before me.
Forum: Foo
07-22-22, 04:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By BTinNYC

Once you're in the server room, it's pretty much...

Once you're in the server room, it's pretty much over except for the shouting.
07-22-22, 04:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 746
Posted By BTinNYC

Glad you're better and riding. This damn virus.

Glad you're better and riding.
This damn virus.
07-19-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 777
Posted By BTinNYC

Slowly adding strength

Psyching myself up for this next 4 week training block...or procrastinating before getting on today's intervals.

My training story: After 40 years of ZERO exercise, started retirement and cycling...
07-17-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By BTinNYC

Does the left shifter have, what I'll call, a...

Does the left shifter have, what I'll call, a "trim click"?

On my 2x10 Shimano road brifters, I can click the shifter a little bit to trim the front derailleur to avoid the interference. One of...
07-16-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 26,357
Views: 2,845,297
Posted By BTinNYC

The regular local ride but hotter; 90 degrees. ...

The regular local ride but hotter; 90 degrees.
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07-15-22, 05:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 550
Posted By BTinNYC

Keep up the good work! A bit of guilt about...

Keep up the good work!

A bit of guilt about not riding is a sign; before long you'll have to force yourself to take a rest day. 😉
Forum: Touring
07-15-22, 05:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,329
Posted By BTinNYC

There is so much loving talk about Brooks on BF...

There is so much loving talk about Brooks on BF you can sell it here for a very minor loss.
07-13-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 55,894
Posted By BTinNYC

Welcome! You're in for some fun getting the...

Welcome!
You're in for some fun getting the bike back on the road...then some real fun riding.

There are great details on the following work items all through Bikeforums and Youtube.

Here's...
07-13-22, 06:13 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 55,894
Posted By BTinNYC

Not a restored French beauty but my gas-pipe...

Not a restored French beauty but my gas-pipe college commuter is now the grocery getter. Bought new in 81 and the only remaining original parts are the FD and the headset....
07-11-22, 05:34 AM
Replies: 4,560
Views: 712,635
Posted By BTinNYC

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Humidity blew off around 7:00 and I got a nice 20 mile sunset cruise...
Forum: Foo
07-10-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By BTinNYC

1st time shame on him.

1st time shame on him.
07-10-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 26,357
Views: 2,845,297
Posted By BTinNYC

Humidity blew off around 7 and made for a nice...

Humidity blew off around 7 and made for a nice short ride.
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Forum: Touring
07-08-22, 05:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 669
Posted By BTinNYC

This damned virus.

This damned virus.
06-26-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,707
Posted By BTinNYC

A very very tremendous goal! Many people are...

A very very tremendous goal! Many people are telling me this is so incredible, just think, 50 miles, so incredible! The radical loser cyclists could never do such a thing, right? They just destroy...
06-25-22, 04:54 AM
Replies: 26,357
Views: 2,845,297
Posted By BTinNYC

Rode with a Carapaz fan yesterday and was shown...

Rode with a Carapaz fan yesterday and was shown some different hills (always good to find in Flatland). Kept up with the kid too, mostly, 😉.

24 miles, including the Vanderbilt Motor Parkway, a...
06-23-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,774
Posted By BTinNYC

I don't think the correct decade should get in...

I don't think the correct decade should get in the way of a good honking goose bike topic.
06-23-22, 04:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,018
Posted By BTinNYC

I'm thin (and frugal), here's my experience with...

I'm thin (and frugal), here's my experience with less expensive padded stuff.
Hikenture brand cycling shorts fit my skinny legs and feel great on the saddle. On my second pair.
Przewalski bibs also...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,971
Posted By BTinNYC

Did this when I could see my friend's hillside...

Did this when I could see my friend's hillside house, the final push of a decent Vermont climb last month. I was pretty close to gassed and the psychology of dumping 20 ounces must have overwhelmed...
06-20-22, 04:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 381
Posted By BTinNYC

When I was 18 my father was so stupid. I was...

When I was 18 my father was so stupid. I was amazed how much he'd learned by the time I turned 21.
Mark Twain
06-19-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4,560
Views: 712,635
Posted By BTinNYC

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Watkins Glen Gorge
06-16-22, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 43,320
Posted By BTinNYC

This. The road feel on the new CF bike is a...

This. The road feel on the new CF bike is a amazing compared to my much loved steel race bike.


Silent?
Very, except coasting on this DT Swiss hub...OMG, it sounds like a deep sea fishing reel...
06-15-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 26,357
Views: 2,845,297
Posted By BTinNYC

Another buzz 'round north Queens. Posted this in...

Another buzz 'round north Queens. Posted this in the Gen Cycling by mistake, >50 is where I brag or sag. 😉 ...
06-15-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,171
Posted By BTinNYC

So far this year 17F to 91F. I wouldn't go for a...

So far this year 17F to 91F. I wouldn't go for a car ride at -30F.
06-14-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 339,434
Posted By BTinNYC

Another buzz around NE Queens. ...

Another buzz around NE Queens.
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06-12-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 708
Posted By BTinNYC

The folks on this forum help me build and revive...

The folks on this forum help me build and revive my bikes. Thank you for the physical help. Cycling is my major escape from the truly serious troubles of our current existence, and BF is a great...
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