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08-09-22, 07:14 AM
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Posted By big john

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08-09-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 41,623
Posted By big john

Really? I have not seen that. Just tell them to...

Really? I have not seen that. Just tell them to piss off. Or just let your legs do the talking.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 139
Posted By big john

Yeah, I looked for a date but once I saw there...

Yeah, I looked for a date but once I saw there was contact info my work was done. I tried.
08-08-22, 08:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 346
Posted By big john

Years ago there were shoes called touring shoes...

Years ago there were shoes called touring shoes which had a stiff sole and protection around the toe area and also a narrow heel. If you want to use toe clips and have a walkable shoe you can still...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 38,223
Posted By big john

The banned list doesn't always get updated. The...

The banned list doesn't always get updated. The guy who tours a lot is out, don't know how long.
08-08-22, 07:17 PM
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Views: 41,623
Posted By big john

Nope. And it seems when we are riding together...

Nope. And it seems when we are riding together everyone is equal, at least there is no snobbery or reverse snobbery. We're all just riders.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 139
Posted By big john

Christmas Bike Ride - Hostelling International...

Christmas Bike Ride - Hostelling International San Diego (weebly.com) (http://sandiegohostels.weebly.com/christmas-bike-ride.html)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 38,223
Posted By big john

He got banned. Hope it's a short one.

He got banned. Hope it's a short one.
08-08-22, 05:29 PM
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Views: 41,623
Posted By big john

Riding with clubs in this area exposes one to...

Riding with clubs in this area exposes one to some people with money. They have been some of the nicest people in the club. My one friend buys high end bikes then sells them to other club members for...
08-08-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 41,623
Posted By big john

This seems to be the most logical explanation....

This seems to be the most logical explanation. Why else would he be sooo bitter? Of course, he is a self righteous know it all, so there's that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 38,223
Posted By big john

When I was working I liked to go out on...

When I was working I liked to go out on Wednesdays around 6:00 except during standard time when it got dark at 5:00. I would try to leave early on the short days but that got harder as the pressure...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 38,223
Posted By big john

Think he's on beng1 level? Pretty lofty company.

Think he's on beng1 level? Pretty lofty company.
08-08-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,107
Posted By big john

Looks to be in pretty good shape.

Looks to be in pretty good shape.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 38,223
Posted By big john

You ride during the week?

You ride during the week?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 38,223
Posted By big john

Wanna get a job as a Toyota tech?

Wanna get a job as a Toyota tech?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 38,223
Posted By big john

What about LAJ? Nobody has mentioned anything...

What about LAJ? Nobody has mentioned anything about him
08-08-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,107
Posted By big john

What surprised me was using it on rough,...

What surprised me was using it on rough, technical climbs. Just drop it about an inch and it gives you more control on those climbs. I also drop it on paved descents, like May Canyon, which is 10%...
08-08-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,107
Posted By big john

You know you only bought the new bike in a vain...

You know you only bought the new bike in a vain attempt to fill that huge void in your empty sad life.

Of course, I did the same thing a few years ago and I found the dropper to be a revelation. I...
08-08-22, 08:47 AM
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Views: 711,258
Posted By big john

Where?

Where?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 38,223
Posted By big john

same

same
08-08-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,107
Posted By big john

Good luck with that.

Good luck with that.
08-08-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 282
Posted By big john

I'm still trying to figure out what kind of...

I'm still trying to figure out what kind of wheels have upper screws.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 38,223
Posted By big john

Yeah, didn't want to gross everyone out.

Yeah, didn't want to gross everyone out.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 38,223
Posted By big john

You're pregnant?

You're pregnant?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 38,223
Posted By big john

I get the Old Guy Neck Fuzz, usually an inch long...

I get the Old Guy Neck Fuzz, usually an inch long by the time I get a haircut. Also get obnoxiously long ear hair if I don't trim it and Andy Rooney eyebrows.
08-07-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 250
Posted By big john

Very cool idea. A friend has a custom Landshark...

Very cool idea. A friend has a custom Landshark carbon fiber fixed gear bike with belt drive.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 38,223
Posted By big john

I think zinc would be preferable to having a...

I think zinc would be preferable to having a cardboard box over your schnoz. My friends who surfed used zinc oxide.
08-07-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 250
Posted By big john

If money isn't a concern I'm sure one of the...

If money isn't a concern I'm sure one of the custom framebuilders can make you whatever you want.

Would that Raliegh originally have a coaster brake?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 38,223
Posted By big john

She's like that, too. She even uses sunscreen...

She's like that, too. She even uses sunscreen under her jersey. Lately she's been covering her lips while riding because they got burned. I knew this guy who constructed a cardboard shield for his...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 119
Posted By big john

I guess you can't test ride it with no chain. Is...

I guess you can't test ride it with no chain. Is it the right size for you? I'd guess it's about 20 years old, maybe? Like Iride01 says, buyer beware.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 38,223
Posted By big john

I had one bottle, maybe 3 ozs, that I got from...

I had one bottle, maybe 3 ozs, that I got from the Mrs. I don't remember what was in it originally but it didn't take up much space in my seatpack. After a few years it cracked and everything in the...
08-07-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 615
Posted By big john

On a group ride and after a turn we were just...

On a group ride and after a turn we were just getting up to speed, maybe 20mph, and I was following a woman when a squirrel darted from the bushes and into her front wheel. She screamed and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 38,223
Posted By big john

I always carry a little plastic bottle of...

I always carry a little plastic bottle of sunscreen. Sometimes I really need it and I let others use it, too. My nose peels if I neglect it and my other skin is starting to look like a barbequed...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 38,223
Posted By big john

Sail On, Sailor (Remastered) - YouTube

Sail On, Sailor (Remastered) - YouTube
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 38,223
Posted By big john

I had intended to get up at the crack of Tony...

I had intended to get up at the crack of Tony Orlando this morning and start riding before it got hot but I slept instead. Guess I'd better get going now.
08-07-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 13,876
Posted By big john

Automotive companies have already spent money...

Automotive companies have already spent money doing R&D on electric drive systems, energy storage, regenerative braking, and charging systems, partly because of mandates for zero emission vehicles.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 38,223
Posted By big john

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Fail.
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08-07-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By big john

We stopped at a tiny cafe in the mountains and...

We stopped at a tiny cafe in the mountains and this cat came up and demanded skritches....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 38,223
Posted By big john

Of the 11 other riders there, 5 were friends, 2...

Of the 11 other riders there, 5 were friends, 2 of those I've known for 30 years and 1 for about 20. Some of the others I know from riding with them and today there were 2 I had never seen before. 1...
08-06-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 41,623
Posted By big john

Are you seriously trying to say you don't know...

Are you seriously trying to say you don't know why people attack you on the forum? People who have never attacked anyone before, ever? Is that what you're saying?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,528
Posted By big john

Larry isn't so bad imho. His attempts at humor...

Larry isn't so bad imho. His attempts at humor are usually self-deprecating, he doesn't insult others as a rule, and he will listen (sometimes) to others. Sure, his threads are trolly, but not mean...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 38,223
Posted By big john

True, but he could have let it go after a couple...

True, but he could have let it go after a couple F-bombs. He was way out of line.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 38,223
Posted By big john

I'm trying to remember the last time 2 guys on...

I'm trying to remember the last time 2 guys on the ride almost came to blows. Can't recall that happening recently, anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,528
Posted By big john

You could try putting bleach in your eyes. If...

You could try putting bleach in your eyes. If that doesn't work you could always gouge them out. Be a shame if that was the last thing you remember seeing, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 38,223
Posted By big john

We had a nice ride despite the heat. Kept it...

We had a nice ride despite the heat. Kept it short @45 miles and only a couple thousand feet of up. 12 of us rode over the hills to Beverly Hills for a snack, then some steep climbs back over. At the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 38,223
Posted By big john

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 38,223
Posted By big john

Larry posted his latest road rash pics in his...

Larry posted his latest road rash pics in his thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 38,223
Posted By big john

Trying to decide what to do tomorrow. Supposed to...

Trying to decide what to do tomorrow. Supposed to be 100 for a high and the club rides aren't super exciting. I could drive toward the coast and ride dirt. Probably decide at the last possible moment.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 38,223
Posted By big john

I like 'em just fine.

I like 'em just fine.
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