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09-02-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 949
Posted By Snotrub

I skipped right by your post. Didn't see it. ...

I skipped right by your post. Didn't see it. Oops.
09-02-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 949
Posted By Snotrub

From Bob Roll's 10 Best Tips For Being a Better...

From Bob Roll's 10 Best Tips For Being a Better Cyclist:

Do not suffer like a pro! Bike racers at the highest level have a pain threshold that will take your breath away. They hover just below...
09-02-21, 06:26 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,550
Posted By Snotrub

Unbelievable stage yesterday. How in the heck...

Unbelievable stage yesterday. How in the heck does the peloton let Bernal AND Roglic up the road like that. Roglic is amazing.
08-31-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By Snotrub

It's pointless for the GC guys. Just one more...

It's pointless for the GC guys. Just one more day to survive. But, every sprinter and every team that has a sprinter wants to win that stage. If a sprinter can only win one stage the whole tour,...
08-30-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 949
Posted By Snotrub

I just don't understand NBC. Why wouldn't they...

I just don't understand NBC. Why wouldn't they just put Bob and Christian on their Peacock broadcast? Instead they have Hannah and the other guy (I can't remember his name) that I'm sure they are...
08-30-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 949
Posted By Snotrub

Where is Bobke commenting on La Vuelta? I'm...

Where is Bobke commenting on La Vuelta? I'm watching on Peacock and GCN and I haven't heard anything from him.
08-11-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By Snotrub

well, I guess I was completely off base. I...

well, I guess I was completely off base. I remember watching him 20 plus years ago and thinking he wouldn't be able make another year. Glad he's still kickin'.
08-10-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By Snotrub

I don't think that was the same guy that has been...

I don't think that was the same guy that has been at the Tour for the past 25 years I've been watching. Many years ago, commentators mentioned he was having health problems and took a few years off....
08-09-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,595
Posted By Snotrub

I sure did enjoy watching the women's Madison. ...

I sure did enjoy watching the women's Madison. It's like the team short track speed skating, which obviously took it's format from the Madison.
07-28-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By Snotrub

I was thinking that just going in their shorts is...

I was thinking that just going in their shorts is the only option. Hopefully they go to the back of the peloton if that is what they do. For me, before a race, I have to pee what seems like 100...
07-28-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,595
Posted By Snotrub

Japan has to be losing their posteriors with no...

Japan has to be losing their posteriors with no event ticket sales, merchandise sales, on site vending sales, hotel tax, gasoline tax, public transportation revenue, etc. I will say that it has been...
07-26-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By Snotrub

Women's Pro Peloton

So, as I was watching the women's Olympic road race and seeing how many bottles of water they were going through, I was wondering what they do if they have to pee? It's not like they can just pull...
07-19-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,413
Posted By Snotrub

Ah. I thought you were referring to Robbie...

Ah. I thought you were referring to Robbie schlepping the Bowflex bike during this Tour.
07-19-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,413
Posted By Snotrub

Actually, Robbie used to host a segment every day...

Actually, Robbie used to host a segment every day of the tour on the technology of the bicycles used in the tour. He would interview several mechanics from different teams and highlight different...
07-01-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,526
Posted By Snotrub

I was wondering the same thing myself. I can't...

I was wondering the same thing myself. I can't think of any way one can crash on a road bike and skin the front of BOTH knees and nothing else. Weird.
07-01-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,824
Posted By Snotrub

I've been watching/listening to the GCN coverage...

I've been watching/listening to the GCN coverage in the morning while at work (I wouldn't say I have been working) and record the NBCSN coverage on Direct TV and watch that in the evening. I prefer...
06-25-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,824
Posted By Snotrub

I miss that version of Bobke. Unfiltered and...

I miss that version of Bobke. Unfiltered and unrefined. I remember him referring to the Dutch along side the roads as "Schmegmies". He had a unapologetic disdain for the French, which I'm sure he...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 11,008
Posted By Snotrub

This is the best thread ever.

This is the best thread ever.
06-24-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,824
Posted By Snotrub

:lol::roflmao2::roflmao: Awesome!!!

:lol::roflmao2::roflmao:
Awesome!!!
06-24-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,711
Posted By Snotrub

Bernal won the Giro this year and he looked as...

Bernal won the Giro this year and he looked as good as ever, until the 3rd week, but even then, he was right up there. I'm sure he is skipping the TdF and will be riding the Vuelta for the win. I'll...
06-23-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 24,883
Posted By Snotrub

You're better than me. I would have put him in...

You're better than me. I would have put him in the ditch long before he had a flat. :o
06-22-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,824
Posted By Snotrub

In addition to the above, I went through my...

In addition to the above, I went through my Direct TV schedule guide last night and NBC Sports are only broadcasting the 1st stage and I didn't see any other broadcasts but it only goes out a couple...
06-22-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,824
Posted By Snotrub

I just bought 15 months of VPN through ExpressVPN...

I just bought 15 months of VPN through ExpressVPN for $99.99 so I can watch the GCN feed of the Tour, Vuelta, etc. I'm now watching the replay of the French National Championships. WOOHOOO!! Screw...
06-22-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,755
Posted By Snotrub

I was in the same situation recently, only I took...

I was in the same situation recently, only I took off for several years. I ballooned up to over 235lbs and had to take several trips to the ER thinking I was having a heart attack. Turned out to be...
06-14-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By Snotrub

That's a great find, even if it isn't a service...

That's a great find, even if it isn't a service bike, but more than likely is. I'd ride it, sans that nasty saddle. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 887
Posted By Snotrub

I ride the SL6 and have 2 wheel sets. One with...

I ride the SL6 and have 2 wheel sets. One with Gatorskins 25mm for road only (will ride on short sections of dirt roads) and the other with Maxxis Rambler 38mm. I had so many flats on those stock...
06-14-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,246
Posted By Snotrub

You're welcome. :)

You're welcome. :)
06-11-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,246
Posted By Snotrub

Don't forget that the le Tour starts one week...

Don't forget that the le Tour starts one week earlier than normal because of the Olympics. June 26 is stage 1.
06-10-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By Snotrub

I average 4 days a week. Sometimes 3 sometimes 5...

I average 4 days a week. Sometimes 3 sometimes 5 but an average of 4.
06-10-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,824
Posted By Snotrub

Ditto, but after the Stage 8 Dauphine fiasco, I'm...

Ditto, but after the Stage 8 Dauphine fiasco, I'm not holding out much hope.
06-07-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,246
Posted By Snotrub

Do you recommend one of the free ones or the $7...

Do you recommend one of the free ones or the $7 monthly services like ExpressVPN?
06-07-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,246
Posted By Snotrub

Where can we watch this race? My GCN+ isn't...

Where can we watch this race? My GCN+ isn't airing it in the US.
06-07-21, 06:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,180
Posted By Snotrub

I wasn't able to catch the live feed of stage 8,...

I wasn't able to catch the live feed of stage 8, so I had to wait for the replay on NBCSG, which DIDN"T AIR UNTIL AFTER 3:00 CDT!! My guess is they were trying to edit that **** show that was the...
06-04-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,472
Posted By Snotrub

Welcome to the club. New members must buy the...

Welcome to the club. New members must buy the beer for 2 weeks after obtaining the entry qualifications.
06-03-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,037
Posted By Snotrub

While I do agree to that hypothesis, I would also...

While I do agree to that hypothesis, I would also add that promoting a road race is a tremendous amount of work. You see more crits in the US because it's a contained course of just a mile or two,...
06-03-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,573
Posted By Snotrub

Oh, and one more thing........GCN has been great...

Oh, and one more thing........GCN has been great to watch, but I would like it more if they provided a voice over translation for the Sean Kelley language to English. I can understand all of the...
06-03-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,573
Posted By Snotrub

I couldn't agree more with everything you said....

I couldn't agree more with everything you said. BTW, What happened to Phil? Did he retire? Forced out? I googled Phil but came up with zero recent articles.
05-19-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By Snotrub

I have the Rocky Mounts Street Rod as well. It...

I have the Rocky Mounts Street Rod as well. It comes with both a 12mm and a 15mm axel adapter so you can use it with both road and mountain bikes. Well worth the $50.
05-17-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By Snotrub

I was having issues yesterday with buffering. ...

I was having issues yesterday with buffering. The wheel just kept spinning when I first played the replay. I was having audio issues as well, mostly when Sean Kelley was speaking. It seems the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,876
Posted By Snotrub

:roflmao: I'm an idiot. :o

:roflmao:
I'm an idiot. :o
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,760
Posted By Snotrub

I'm dipping my toe in as well, after 25+ years of...

I'm dipping my toe in as well, after 25+ years of racing and riding. I fought it as long as I could, just like I did the 29" wheel.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,876
Posted By Snotrub

Yep, differing opinions. I've used just about...

Yep, differing opinions. I've used just about everything over the years, Rock and Roll, Pro Link (my team was sponsored by Pro Link and I HAD to use it), Tri Flow, and many others. I always...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,876
Posted By Snotrub

I've been using White Lightning for years. It's...

I've been using White Lightning for years. It's clean and doesn't give that black residue that gets all over everything. It doesn't last real long, but it is good stuff.
05-13-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 870
Posted By Snotrub

I'd look at stopping in NE New Mexico, Taos...

I'd look at stopping in NE New Mexico, Taos specifically. On road bikes, riding the Enchanted Circle is an awesome loop - Taos to Angel Fire to Eagle Nest to Red River to Questa back to Taos. It's...
05-11-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 954
Posted By Snotrub

You'll like Garden of the Gods. The roads...

You'll like Garden of the Gods. The roads through the park are very hilly, so be prepared. I think they closed most of the roads that lead to the main trading post, but I'm not sure which ones. I...
05-11-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 954
Posted By Snotrub

If you're going to be in downtown CS, there are...

If you're going to be in downtown CS, there are quite a few bike racks throughout. If on the outlying areas, they are hit and miss. There are many bike paths and bike lanes throughout the city and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,245
Posted By Snotrub

That pretty much sums up a Cat 5 road race. ...

That pretty much sums up a Cat 5 road race. Crits are even worse.

I like your screen name. The GT Zaskar was my first real race bike that I bought back in 1995. Still have it but never ride it.
05-10-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,584
Posted By Snotrub

My Domane came with 32mm Bontrager slicks and I...

My Domane came with 32mm Bontrager slicks and I rode them on everything until I got a second set of wheels. With the 32's, I would keep the pressure around 40 psi if I was going to ride a lot of...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,841
Posted By Snotrub

Awesome!! I knw you'll like it. Here is me with...

Awesome!! I knw you'll like it. Here is me with mine a few weeks ago:

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/natchez_1_735603f916c34e9664165db3e9e198b254493bd9.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,841
Posted By Snotrub

I second this assessment of the Domane. I just...

I second this assessment of the Domane. I just have the plain Jane SL6 with mechanical Ultegra, but I must say, it's my favorite road bike of all that I have owned. It's just fun to ride. It's a...
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