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Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-23, 02:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,682
Posted By ridethecliche

Lighting was hard for the pictures but here it...

Lighting was hard for the pictures but here it is!

Longest ride on this thing so far at 60 miles. It felt really really good to the point that I'm really surprised.

The fit is very aggressive...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-23, 01:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,682
Posted By ridethecliche

As of right now the bike is right at 18lbs with...

As of right now the bike is right at 18lbs with 105 pedals, cages, and pump + gps mount.

Saddle, stem, and tubes are the next likely targets...but I'm probably not messing swapping the saddle.
...
10-05-23, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By ridethecliche

Worth a shot! I'll report back with an update...

Worth a shot!
I'll report back with an update if there is one.

The solution I've seen involves using an adapter and just a straight 1 1/8 fork.
09-30-23, 11:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By ridethecliche

I just ordered an fsa lower bearing with these...

I just ordered an fsa lower bearing with these specs so let's see what happens. I just installed the stock fork I had on hand but can confirm that the upper bearing set I have works with a 1 1/8...
08-24-23, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By ridethecliche

Was just reminded about the JJBP conversion axles...

Was just reminded about the JJBP conversion axles and will try one of those first.
08-19-22, 10:29 PM
Replies: 7,109
Views: 617,417
Posted By ridethecliche

carpediemracing I feel that a bit re having...

carpediemracing
I feel that a bit re having the goals but lacking the commitment. For me right now there's a certain element of futility since every time I start feeling good on the bike again, my...
08-09-22, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7,109
Views: 617,417
Posted By ridethecliche

I'm trying to get back into riding and doing the...

I'm trying to get back into riding and doing the PT stuff to be able to do it without the old issues popping up. Also have a giant tcx but it's a bit older. I would love a set of aero wheels for this...
07-28-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By ridethecliche

Thanks for the tip! Fiance and I are in philly...

Thanks for the tip! Fiance and I are in philly and want to take a day trip somewhere to ride. This could make a great trip to check out another area and get a nice easy ride in!
07-21-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7,109
Views: 617,417
Posted By ridethecliche

I think some of it is related to the fact that a...

I think some of it is related to the fact that a big chunk of America got on bikes with their family over the pandemic.
Forum: For Sale
07-15-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Posted By ridethecliche

Ugh. Why would anyone make it not purple!

Ugh. Why would anyone make it not purple!
07-15-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7,109
Views: 617,417
Posted By ridethecliche

Living the family man dream!

Living the family man dream!
06-09-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7,109
Views: 617,417
Posted By ridethecliche

Talk to your doctor about when to get it. If...

Talk to your doctor about when to get it. If you've just had covid and you get it too soon, I'm pretty sure the immune reaction might yeet you. Besides, you likely have immunity for some time since...
05-09-22, 11:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,498
Posted By ridethecliche

I love those old multi-tracks! I'd love to turn...

I love those old multi-tracks! I'd love to turn one into a monstercross kinda commuter of sorts someday!
For now, I'm going to use the proceeds from selling the specialized to buy fenders and better...
05-07-22, 10:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,498
Posted By ridethecliche

Thanks for all the help everyone! Sold the...

Thanks for all the help everyone!

Sold the specialized this morning. Going to order new brakes for the charge to replace the awful ones on there now. Even spyres will be a huge upgrade imho!
03-29-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,181
Posted By ridethecliche

I asked for recs on preventative maintenence not...

I asked for recs on preventative maintenence not a thesis on bike fitting. It's really not that hard. So I ask back, why would you disregard the question asked just so you could answer as you wished...
03-29-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,181
Posted By ridethecliche

New to me SS cross bike for city living!

Howdy folks!

I'm going to be living in Philly full time starting in July and wanted to get back to using a bike to commute full time. I bought a used ss cross bike to get clearance for wider tires...
03-26-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7,109
Views: 617,417
Posted By ridethecliche

Picked up the bike for 240 including 40 for gas...

Picked up the bike for 240 including 40 for gas and 20 for waffle house! Looks to be in pretty good condition and just needs bar tape. Only question now is whether I want to try to swap the v brakes...
03-24-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7,109
Views: 617,417
Posted By ridethecliche

So I'll be living in philly full time starting...

So I'll be living in philly full time starting July. Looking at one of those old specialized tricross single speed bikes. Think it's a reasonable option for a city bike? It has a carbon fork which is...
01-08-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7,109
Views: 617,417
Posted By ridethecliche

I guess in the good news bent... I matched my...

I guess in the good news bent... I matched my first choice for child psychiatry fellowship and I'll be in Philly. GF and I are going to be in the same zip code for the first time in 3 years starting...
01-08-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7,109
Views: 617,417
Posted By ridethecliche

Re: vaccinations and infections. I think...

Re: vaccinations and infections.

I think infections are a poor barometer for evaluating efficacy. As someone else on this thread said earlier, this is going to be endemic and we need to plan for...
12-07-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7,109
Views: 617,417
Posted By ridethecliche

Since this is the thread for over sharing I'll...

Since this is the thread for over sharing I'll spill.

Bought a ring to propose to the gf when I was in India over turkey day time. She had no idea. Spoke to her parents to let them know I was...
07-30-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7,109
Views: 617,417
Posted By ridethecliche

Flatballer It's often recommended to change...

Flatballer

It's often recommended to change shocks / struts in pairs. I'd probably have just done them both esp if I had the parts on hand.

And on the note of car related things. Gonna go visit...
07-27-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7,109
Views: 617,417
Posted By ridethecliche

I know. I dismissed them when hermes mentioned...

I know. I dismissed them when hermes mentioned them because CA. Theyre close enough for me to go there.

I think it's time to start riding again for a bit and schedule things when I have some more...
04-19-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7,109
Views: 617,417
Posted By ridethecliche

Moment of truth tomorrow... Our mechanic's going...

Moment of truth tomorrow... Our mechanic's going to go through the car to see if I did aight or if I dun farked up.

And I'm taking the last of my 'general' step/board exams on weds/thurs this...
04-13-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7,109
Views: 617,417
Posted By ridethecliche

I did a thing... ...

I did a thing...
...
03-30-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7,109
Views: 617,417
Posted By ridethecliche

System 45 or whatnot. I used them for a season...

System 45 or whatnot. I used them for a season and got 250 more than I paid. I'm likely just going to ride/race my psimets till they die and retire the rim brake bike to the trainer after that....
03-26-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7,109
Views: 617,417
Posted By ridethecliche

I did a thing... Or a thing finally...

I did a thing...

Or a thing finally happened. This bike has been in the works in some way, shape, or form since november when I bought an alu tcx on fb marketplace that turned out to have a...
03-23-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17,691
Views: 1,410,279
Posted By ridethecliche

Yup, second pfizer demolished me and quite a few...

Yup, second pfizer demolished me and quite a few people I know of all ages.
03-22-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7,109
Views: 617,417
Posted By ridethecliche

Side note: Listed and sold the williams carbon...

Side note: Listed and sold the williams carbon wheels I had bought last year. I rode them for a year and they were fast and fun but I'm likely going to end up with a disc bike and will get 'fast'...
03-21-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7,109
Views: 617,417
Posted By ridethecliche

gsteinb I drove by on the way to Vermont....

gsteinb


I drove by on the way to Vermont. They just changed travel restrictions and don't require quarantine if you've been vaccinated.

I promptly put in for two days off and went up to Jay...
03-17-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7,109
Views: 617,417
Posted By ridethecliche

I just had a birthday and my girlfriend had to...

I just had a birthday and my girlfriend had to remind me that I was turning 32 and not 33. I could have sworn I was turning 33.... oops.



I need to list my miata... need to fix a few small...
03-08-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 17,691
Views: 1,410,279
Posted By ridethecliche

I put in like 35 mins on the trainer this morning...

I put in like 35 mins on the trainer this morning to ease back into things. Gonna be hilarious to look at the numbers since I've been off for just about two months.
Warm weather means slush riding...
03-05-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 17,691
Views: 1,410,279
Posted By ridethecliche

I should probably get back on a bike this month...

I should probably get back on a bike this month...
02-24-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,125
Posted By ridethecliche

Electronic cranks coming up next. Press a button...

Electronic cranks coming up next. Press a button to make the cranks longer for descents when you drop your post!
02-03-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 17,691
Views: 1,410,279
Posted By ridethecliche

4 hrs riding on groomers on saturday. 3-4...

4 hrs riding on groomers on saturday.

3-4 hrs riding in powder on monday evening coupled with 7 hours of a combination of being stuck and having to dig myself out, being stuck after being plowed...
01-28-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7,109
Views: 617,417
Posted By ridethecliche

FUUUUUUUUUU! I'm pretty sure it was the...

FUUUUUUUUUU!

I'm pretty sure it was the other way around. Someone cut me off while warming up and chopped my wheel. I lined up with my knee bleeding lol.

I think that was the same day you...
01-26-21, 11:16 PM
Replies: 17,691
Views: 1,410,279
Posted By ridethecliche

He's the ECCC head honcho for collegiate and we...

He's the ECCC head honcho for collegiate and we have a couple of friends in common. I've talked to him on instagram a few times and he seems like a totally stand up guy. His instagram Q&A's are very...
01-24-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 16,846
Posted By ridethecliche

A hamer so they can drope it when the time is...

A hamer so they can drope it when the time is right.
01-22-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7,109
Views: 617,417
Posted By ridethecliche

Anyone have any tips for road shoes? I bought a...

Anyone have any tips for road shoes? I bought a set of very lightly used old Sworks for about 180 recently and they just didn't work for me. I found them in the UK so had to pay shipping etc. TLDR...
01-11-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 17,691
Views: 1,410,279
Posted By ridethecliche

1:20 of Z2 on erg mode feels way harder if you...

1:20 of Z2 on erg mode feels way harder if you snowboarded for 3 hours that morning!
01-10-21, 02:41 AM
Replies: 17,691
Views: 1,410,279
Posted By ridethecliche

172.5 53/39 SRM on paceline for about 400 bucks ...

172.5 53/39 SRM on paceline for about 400 bucks
https://forums.thepaceline.net/showthread.php?t=263143
01-07-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17,691
Views: 1,410,279
Posted By ridethecliche

Was scheduled to do the sufferfest 'full monty'...

Was scheduled to do the sufferfest 'full monty' test, but I'll be damned if I care about supra threshold power right now. Not planning on doing a ton of VO2 max or sprint style efforts for the next...
01-03-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 17,691
Views: 1,410,279
Posted By ridethecliche

When I do workouts and run both zwift and...

When I do workouts and run both zwift and sufferfest, I have sufferfest control my erg and zwift just sees my power so no issues with the ebb and flow.

Yesterday I did their 'cobbler' workout...
01-02-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 17,691
Views: 1,410,279
Posted By ridethecliche

How did you get the exactly same hours for both...

How did you get the exactly same hours for both years! Wild! Strong work all around.

Looking back at this year, I started putting in real time on the bike starting in aug/Sept. That's when my...
12-26-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17,691
Views: 1,410,279
Posted By ridethecliche

Pictures looked great! Hope you guys had a great...

Pictures looked great! Hope you guys had a great time.

I gave myself 50 for the first day where I was just tooling around for 1.5-2 hours and exploring the open terrain since I'd never been to...
12-25-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17,691
Views: 1,410,279
Posted By ridethecliche

Yeah honestly I think on thurs/Fri last week it...

Yeah honestly I think on thurs/Fri last week it might have been even higher because of the conditions. On Friday I ended up riding with a friend's mom who's a pretty phenomenal skier. Helluva workout...
12-22-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7,109
Views: 617,417
Posted By ridethecliche

I'm hopeful they'll be able to ramp up Moderna...

I'm hopeful they'll be able to ramp up Moderna production. The Pfizer vaccine appears to be marginally better, but the storage is a pain in the ass. Realistically if enough people got either one we'd...
12-22-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7,109
Views: 617,417
Posted By ridethecliche

This is incredible! ...

This is incredible!

https://www.velonews.com/news/road/how-a-strava-kom-helped-save-keegan-swirbuls-pro-career/



I'm just waiting for the 5g signal to go live before the nanobots take me...
12-22-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7,109
Views: 617,417
Posted By ridethecliche

Just got the first dose of the vaccine. 🙃

Just got the first dose of the vaccine.

🙃
12-20-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17,691
Views: 1,410,279
Posted By ridethecliche

Enjoy! Hope you get some pow!

Enjoy! Hope you get some pow!
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