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08-14-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 165
Posted By BTinNYC

Congrats!!! We had great riding weather...

Congrats!!!
We had great riding weather yesterday. I say 6 hours and 16+ mph ave is hauling the mail. Well done.
08-14-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By BTinNYC

Proof of Life! It's weird, that feeling of...

Proof of Life!
It's weird, that feeling of satisfaction after getting hurt. I had it too, and thought of the scene in North Dallas Forty when the two football players talked about this exact thing.
08-14-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 78
Posted By BTinNYC

Ouch. I know it hurts like the dickens.

Ouch.
I know it hurts like the dickens.
08-14-22, 06:17 AM
Replies: 26,355
Views: 2,844,614
Posted By BTinNYC

Got out with the wives! We joined my buddy...

Got out with the wives!

We joined my buddy and his better half for a nice ride on the Harlem Valley Trail in Dutchess County, NY....
08-12-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 153
Posted By BTinNYC

prj71 Thanks. My bike arrived with tubes and...

prj71
Thanks. My bike arrived with tubes and I've got about 500 miles on the tires now, so I'll give your methods a try.
08-12-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 153
Posted By BTinNYC

Some PFM solution that doesn't include shaking...

Some PFM solution that doesn't include shaking the moths out of my wallet.
;)
08-12-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 153
Posted By BTinNYC

Pump for tubeless?

How critical is a blast pump or tank for installing tubeless tires?
I was "tubeless ready" until reading I need to spend another $70 - $120 to inflate tubeless tires. I have an air compressor a...
08-12-22, 05:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 357
Posted By BTinNYC

I use a Chinese head unit. GPS, heart, cadence &...

I use a Chinese head unit. GPS, heart, cadence & power, auto upload to Strava, et al, for $50.

Cycplus M1

The Reds now get my ride data without having to buy it from Strava. Despite my personal...
08-11-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 431
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: 29
Views: 497
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: 5,238
Views: 600,480
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: 684
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: 684
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.
;)
08-09-22, 04:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 824
Posted By BTinNYC

Are you positive your back will be comfortable...

Are you positive your back will be comfortable riding with drop bars?
08-09-22, 04:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By BTinNYC

You might try changing the angle of the new...

You might try changing the angle of the new saddle. Not every one loves how Brooks ride.
08-08-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 26,355
Views: 2,844,614
Posted By BTinNYC

Kinda hot this morning. ...

Kinda hot this morning.
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08-08-22, 04:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 927
Posted By BTinNYC

Danny is from a different planet.

Danny is from a different planet.
Forum: Introductions
08-07-22, 05:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 79
Posted By BTinNYC

Welcome Saul! You're in the right place.

Welcome Saul!
You're in the right place.
Forum: Foo
08-07-22, 04:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
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: 26,355
Views: 2,844,614
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: 264
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: 430
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: 37
Views: 2,819
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.
08-04-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,411
Posted By BTinNYC

With banana, OJ, strawberries, blueberries, and...

With banana, OJ, strawberries, blueberries, and vanilla protein.
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08-03-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 612
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: 15
Views: 880
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...
08-03-22, 05:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 612
Posted By BTinNYC

Great video. My 12 speed Ultegra does not have...

Great video. My 12 speed Ultegra does not have that issue.

But my Shimano 10 speed has always clicked twice on one middle cog and I'll use your info to see if it's from the same source, two badly...
08-03-22, 04:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 292
Posted By BTinNYC

What alcjphil said. The bigger sized gearing...

What alcjphil said. The bigger sized gearing will be smoother
08-02-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By BTinNYC

Fascinating for tech-nerds. I really like the...

Fascinating for tech-nerds.
I really like the 'no voice over' production.

BTW, the electrical connections are pretty tough, it was hard enough to disassemble I worried I was going break...
Forum: Northeast
08-02-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,272
Posted By BTinNYC

Nice ride! What I found amazing about all those...

Nice ride!
What I found amazing about all those crossings is how incredibly polite the drivers were. Coming from possibly less polite Queens I wasn't prepared for every driver to stop and wave me...
08-02-22, 04:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,266
Posted By BTinNYC

Miss Drunk Murderer just destroyed a family. She...

Miss Drunk Murderer just destroyed a family. She will not enjoy her time in the concrete hotel, which is where she belongs.
07-29-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,299
Posted By BTinNYC

This is funny, including the righteous harangue.

This is funny, including the righteous harangue.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3,530
Views: 43,960
Posted By BTinNYC

We really enjoyed a recent stay in Rehoboth...

We really enjoyed a recent stay in Rehoboth Beach. Flat cycling to be sure, but we found the Delaware shore towns charming and the food was wonderful.
07-29-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 971
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.
07-28-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 784
Posted By BTinNYC

The NYS legal system has 6" x 6" jammed through...

The NYS legal system has 6" x 6" jammed through it's eye socket right now, and this minuscule splinter is just silly business.
07-28-22, 05:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 778
Posted By BTinNYC

Dave Barry's famous article: I called my...

Dave Barry's famous article:

I called my friend Andy Sable, a gastroenterologist, to make an appointment for a colonoscopy.

A few days later, in his office, Andy showed me a color diagram of...
07-28-22, 05:09 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,925
Posted By BTinNYC

Second scoop of protein in the shake = jet power.

Second scoop of protein in the shake = jet power.
07-27-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,232
Posted By BTinNYC

What's the oldest mobile phone you've seen in...

What's the oldest mobile phone you've seen in use? I do love my mobile phone and Di2, but software brings a totally different lifecycle into the bike world.
07-26-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By BTinNYC

PM sent

PM sent
07-26-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
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: 2,542
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, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 605
Posted By BTinNYC

I should have kept my original Strava record from...

I should have kept my original Strava record from the Five Boro Bike tour, it showed a vertical, 100% grade, 1200 foot change in elevation in lower Manhattan.

I used Strava's fix tool to remove...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-22, 08:06 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,147
Posted By BTinNYC

Are you sure buying a sixer of that Light Beer...

Are you sure buying a sixer of that Light Beer doesn't guarantee I'll be surrounded by frolicking girls wearing bikini tops and cutoffs?
07-25-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
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: 1,074
Posted By BTinNYC

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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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: 454
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: 5,238
Views: 600,480
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, 03:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,762
Posted By BTinNYC

Waving to 'em, heck, how about running a half...

Waving to 'em, heck, how about running a half dozen stop signs and red lights with 'em?

I got behind two off-duty cops on their Harleys here in Queens, then in between them, and then all 3 of us...
Forum: Foo
07-23-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 619
Posted By BTinNYC

No Elon fan but I doubt they had much to teach...

No Elon fan but I doubt they had much to teach him.

Tesla's annual advertising budget: $0
07-23-22, 04:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By BTinNYC

Excellent!

Excellent!
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