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02-13-24, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By gecho

I find I'm better on the narrow paths if I keep...

I find I'm better on the narrow paths if I keep the bike in a higher gear with a low cadence. Of course that leaves me at risk of immediately bogging down should I encounter a soft spot. A lot of...
02-12-24, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By rumrunn6

I like the new camera mount directly behind the...

I like the new camera mount directly behind the front wheel & in front of the back wheel! good job keeping it between the directional beacons! I don't do well on narrow paths.
01-31-24, 08:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,024
Posted By MNBikeCommuter

And lawns are bare and the ice on nearby Snail...

And lawns are bare and the ice on nearby Snail Lake has turned black (yet there were a couple of people ice fishing on it yesterday). It briefly froze up in Dec but thawed the week of Christmas. It...
01-24-24, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By rumrunn6

nice! I like cardboard in the back ;-) that ice...

nice! I like cardboard in the back ;-) that ice was pretty sketchy, eh? glad you didn't play submarine commander again & get the drivetrain & hubs wet
01-21-24, 10:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,024
Posted By rickpaulos

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53454292219_68...

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01-21-24, 09:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,024
Posted By gecho

An extended arctic blast has finally ended. 16...

An extended arctic blast has finally ended. 16 days in a row with no riding and temperatures as low as -30C with a -50C wind chill, yesterday was warmer but the 60 km/h wind kept me inside. Today was...
01-15-24, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,024
Posted By FREEBIRD1

It started, 14" Saturday, another 7" Sunday....

It started, 14" Saturday, another 7" Sunday. Little stroll in the park at 0 F. this morning (they even plowed for me). I think I'm gonna get sun and 20 F later in the week:), the powdery snow at...
01-10-24, 09:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,024
Posted By MNBikeCommuter

The Minneapolis/St. Paul area has been in a...

The Minneapolis/St. Paul area has been in a doughnut hole this winter, with everything going around us. We have gotten the occasional dusting of snow, so it IS white around here. The most recent...
01-07-24, 05:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,024
Posted By FREEBIRD1

A little dusting here, put 5 lbs. of psi in my...

A little dusting here, put 5 lbs. of psi in my bike and got a little feel of the snow. System on its way later this week:)...
01-01-24, 04:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,024
Posted By rumrunn6

I hear that. even an inch of the white stuff...

I hear that. even an inch of the white stuff helps justify the cold. everything is so dull right now, we need a fresh coat of "paint" on everything
12-31-23, 05:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,024
Posted By gecho

Towards the end of next week we are supposed to...

Towards the end of next week we are supposed to start getting normal winter temperatures. Still no snow in the forecast. I find -15C less tolerable when there isn't any snow.
12-27-23, 07:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,024
Posted By rumrunn6

that is a nice fast, flowy section! 51...

that is a nice fast, flowy section!

51 degrees! aghhh!!!!

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/900x511/ride_thru_86407da377689d3353f5a2c9751bc5920807ad47.jpg
nice to see you...
12-26-23, 08:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,024
Posted By Bald Paul

Snow.... that's a four letter word! I shoveled...

Snow.... that's a four letter word!
I shoveled way too much of that *stuff* when I lived in the Worcester area, which is why I moved here when I retired!
Don't worry, I have a feeling some is...
12-22-23, 09:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,173
Posted By Wildwood

Trek = fat tires, suspension fork and seatpost...

Trek = fat tires, suspension fork and seatpost make it cushily slow. Bars above saddle make upright seating, catching the wind. Flat/swept handlebars for limited hand positions.
Maybe you need a...
11-21-23, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,223
Posted By rumrunn6

20s this morning, I suspect some thin ice is...

20s this morning, I suspect some thin ice is gonna show up soon, eh?
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1249x702/zipp_on_ice_dd61eb6ab25e335bcf80307c5c45cc0f18b640a8.jpg
09-05-23, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By rumrunn6

that looks doable!

that looks doable!
08-10-23, 04:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 982
Posted By jpescatore

I can get to my daughter's house in Vienna VA...

I can get to my daughter's house in Vienna VA from our house in Ashton MD with a 7 mile road ride and then 33 miles on various trails. Avoiding "steel bulls" is great, but running into scurries of...
05-20-23, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 817
Posted By OldTryGuy

:thumb::thumb:

:thumb::thumb:
05-06-23, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,818
Posted By CrimsonEclipse

What sign? (I ride where I want)

What sign?

(I ride where I want)
05-05-23, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,818
Posted By Sierra_rider

Closed is a state of mind...

Closed is a state of mind...
04-30-23, 12:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,373
Posted By Doug Fattic

Toni Rominger was a Swiss professional rider (he...

Toni Rominger was a Swiss professional rider (he won both the Tour of Spain and Italy) that used 650C wheels during some stages of the Tour de France. Production companies use 700C wheels for small...
04-27-23, 11:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,373
Posted By mstateglfr

You spent $400 on old used 650c wheels and didn't...

You spent $400 on old used 650c wheels and didn't realize the size?
That's about as on point as it gets.

I have a 650c road bike inmy garage right now...it's been for my kids between the ages of...
04-24-23, 10:46 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,811
Posted By rsbob

Oh wait! I no longer feel old because I have this...

Oh wait! I no longer feel old because I have this ride too. Light and a wonderful climber.

...
04-24-23, 05:43 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,811
Posted By Wildwood

Never raced, but started with a drop bar bike in...

Never raced, but started with a drop bar bike in the early 1980s and just have not changed. I have lowered the saddle maybe a centimeter in recent years. In the 70+ crowd presently.
Here's a few:...
04-21-23, 01:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,811
Posted By Hermes

Okay here is my road "climbing" race bike. Wait,...

Okay here is my road "climbing" race bike. Wait, am I allowed to post two bikes?
...
04-21-23, 01:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,811
Posted By caloso

I still race my old Tarmac. ...

I still race my old Tarmac.


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Id get a...
04-20-23, 05:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,868
Posted By Kabuki12

Last year during a heat wave I decided to ride to...

Last year during a heat wave I decided to ride to the coast. My original plan was to do a round trip of about 35 miles. As I left my house I could feel the heat from the road so I detoured up one of...
04-19-23, 08:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,868
Posted By Hermes

I take my climbing temperatures as I find them...

I take my climbing temperatures as I find them but I have to derate the engine as temperature increases. I go to the gym most days and use the steam room / or sauna. There is a sauna protocol for...
04-18-23, 05:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,868
Posted By MoAlpha

Love me a sauna, but Im pretty sure vigorous...

Love me a sauna, but Im pretty sure vigorous exercise at any temp gives you all the HSPs you need.
04-18-23, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By rumrunn6

how does your hat stay on in the roadster? ...

how does your hat stay on in the roadster?
thanks for taking the time to share the vids. ppl like me & others enjoy the distraction from our mundane lives
04-18-23, 09:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,868
Posted By terrymorse

Absolutely, I suffer a lot less in the heat after...

Absolutely, I suffer a lot less in the heat after riding on several hot days. As far as improving overall performance, I suspect heat workouts are just another way to increase the training stress of...
04-18-23, 08:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,868
Posted By rumrunn6

I was guessing hazy, hot & humid. but add hills &...

I was guessing hazy, hot & humid. but add hills & headwind & that's quite the challenge!
04-18-23, 07:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,868
Posted By OldsCOOL

I was out last week for a short hilly ride when...

I was out last week for a short hilly ride when it was 86deg here in northern Michigan. I should have known better than to do hills on a first ride and almost 90deg. Why? It’s those 3 H’s that are my...
04-17-23, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By prj71

Another shaky out of focus video brought to you...

Another shaky out of focus video brought to you by Zipp2001. :rolleyes:
04-17-23, 04:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,868
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

A good thing to know is that heat training works....

A good thing to know is that heat training works. You get better not only at riding in the heat, but also riding at any temperature. In the summer of the PNW I purposely ride in the hottest part of...
04-17-23, 11:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,868
Posted By Biker395

I used to do really well in heat. Yea it would...

I used to do really well in heat. Yea it would affect me, but in a group, I'd be the last to be affected.

Events over the last few years have convinced me ... that is no longer the case. Even...
04-17-23, 11:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,868
Posted By terrymorse

My worst was Climb to Kaiser on the hottest day...

My worst was Climb to Kaiser on the hottest day of the year. Official temperature in Clovis was 114F.
04-17-23, 08:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,868
Posted By rumrunn6

hehe love the intercut scene of the roadster! ...

hehe love the intercut scene of the roadster!
you get a new camera mount? or just hand holding some angles? :thumb:
04-17-23, 08:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,868
Posted By rumrunn6

I really enjoy riding in summer heat. smelling...

I really enjoy riding in summer heat. smelling drying pine needles & listening to the sounds of nature & feeling the heat. but I've had heat exhaustion on the bike, so has Wifey. one must take...
04-17-23, 07:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,868
Posted By pdlamb

Give the O.P. a break. I got a text from my...

Give the O.P. a break. I got a text from my daughter last week asking, "Am I getting acclimated to this cold because 74 degrees feels ridiculously hot?" If you live in a part of the country where...
04-17-23, 04:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By FREEBIRD1

It was 82 F here Saturday, it's snowing this...

It was 82 F here Saturday, it's snowing this morning:eek:
04-16-23, 05:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,868
Posted By GhostRider62

I hate climbing in heat. I really do. ...

I hate climbing in heat. I really do.

Worst I can recall is a climb out of Richland Oregon with my Garmin saying it was 123F and then next day going over old White Bird pass in Idaho into a...
04-16-23, 11:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,868
Posted By Jimriides

Heat

At my age you have to careful of heat. I sneak up on it doing more and more distance as it warms up in the Spring. Mid- Summer I can go out in 80- 95 degrees and be fine as long as the humidity isnt...
04-16-23, 08:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,868
Posted By essiemyra

I was also out riding Friday in that heat. It was...

I was also out riding Friday in that heat. It was a nice day to be outside and riding.
04-15-23, 06:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,868
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Some of my best days on the bike involved doing...

Some of my best days on the bike involved doing something really hard and doing pass climbs in the heat was definitely one of those things. Sure I was hurting during, but after felt great. I guess...
04-15-23, 09:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,868
Posted By terrymorse

Nope. All my worst days on the bike were...

Nope.

All my worst days on the bike were doing big climbs when it was ridiculously hot.

You can keep your heat.
04-13-23, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,818
Posted By tarman

I've gotten yelled at twice riding in Mass...

I've gotten yelled at twice riding in Mass Audobon lands. First time I didn't know you couldn't, and the second time I came in a back way and didn't know I was in the Audobon. They take it seriously.
04-08-23, 08:47 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,739
Posted By Eric F

Just to add a different flavor to this thread,...

Just to add a different flavor to this thread, heres another bike I like looking at
...
04-08-23, 07:38 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,739
Posted By jaxgtr

I generally am not a fan of mat black or mat...

I generally am not a fan of mat black or mat coloring in general, but... this bike has grown on me. I recently changed out the bars for some Ritchey Carbon Steem 2

...
04-08-23, 07:13 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,739
Posted By bampilot06

dude. I want your bikes.

dude. I want your bikes.
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