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Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-22, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

IRL = 4758 miles, 260602 feet. I doubt I will...

IRL = 4758 miles, 260602 feet. I doubt I will get to 5000 real world miles by the end of the year, though it's not impossible.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

15 miles shy of 6000 for the year, and 314,000...

15 miles shy of 6000 for the year, and 314,000 feet of climbing. BUT this is BOTH IRL and ITG. I need to copy the last few weeks of rides, paste them in Excel, and do a little fiddling...
12-07-22, 09:28 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

Nice! New kit on old bike is a good look! ...

Nice! New kit on old bike is a good look!

Try switching the front and rear shifter cable housings in front of the head tube, meaning put the rear one behind the front - may help center the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

This is why I never start a build until I have...

This is why I never start a build until I have all the bits I need.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

Are there plentiful public restrooms in those...

Are there plentiful public restrooms in those areas?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

Some Americans: "We need to limit immigration!" ...

Some Americans: "We need to limit immigration!"
Same Americans: "Why is it so hard to find workers these days?"

(hope this isn't too P&R)
12-07-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,083
Posted By genejockey

Serves me right for assuming Latin genus name and...

Serves me right for assuming Latin genus name and Spanish would align.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

It was what I was promised if I voted for a...

It was what I was promised if I voted for a particular Presidential candidate in 2016. So I did, but there are NOT taco trucks on every corner! Campaign promises, man.
12-07-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,083
Posted By genejockey

"We just can't stop": Cyclists confess addiction...

"We just can't stop": Cyclists confess addiction to posting
12-07-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,083
Posted By genejockey

He also outlived his father by a few years at...

He also outlived his father by a few years at least, which he might not have done without the running. But he had made a poor choice of ancestry.
12-07-22, 03:24 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

The taco trucks on every corner?

The taco trucks on every corner?
12-07-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,699
Posted By genejockey

I'd assume it's a sliding scale, where the worse...

I'd assume it's a sliding scale, where the worse your heart problems the higher the temp where it become's problematic.
12-07-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,699
Posted By genejockey

Okay, but does it ever get cold enough here in...

Okay, but does it ever get cold enough here in the Bay Area to cause any of that?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

I got back home after the Holiday Lunch feeling...

I got back home after the Holiday Lunch feeling full as a tick. You know, that feeling that you shouldn't really have eaten ALL of that dessert? Ooof.

I waited long enough after that to no...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 502
Posted By genejockey

When I'm riding along, not thinking about it on...

When I'm riding along, not thinking about it on the flats, I'll look down at the Garmin and I'm spinning between 95 and 105. Same thing on Zwift, if I'm riding "alone". If I'm in a pack in a Zwift...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

That's better. Wordle 536 3/6 🟨🟨⬜⬜⬜ ...

That's better.
Wordle 536 3/6

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

What do you have in a 58 or 59cm?

What do you have in a 58 or 59cm?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

We just had our Holiday Lunch, where everyone...

We just had our Holiday Lunch, where everyone including me ate too much, and now I'm feeling the effects. It turns out the Social Committee for our site had a substantial sum budgeted for this year,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

The Younger Boy got a summons for today, but he...

The Younger Boy got a summons for today, but he checked online and he's now excused for a year.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

I thought mine was broken till I read about the...

I thought mine was broken till I read about the little white sticker. So I ordered one from Wahoo, which must have been sent via the slowest possible transport. Luckily, I found the old one on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

As someone said upthread, workmanlike. Wordle...

As someone said upthread, workmanlike.
Wordle 535 5/6

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🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,275
Posted By genejockey

C&V is in the eye of the beholder. To me, it...

C&V is in the eye of the beholder. To me, it means bikes well beyond "Department Store" level, the ones you'd have had to find an actual bike shop for, with at least some pretense of performance.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,642
Posted By genejockey

Possibly, but I checked my bikes last night, and...

Possibly, but I checked my bikes last night, and one at least one, although the logos didn't line up, they were in the same places on the left and right sides.

I have heard that bike shops will...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

I think I paid $100 to remove the old cranks and...

I think I paid $100 to remove the old cranks and BB and replace with the new ones. I did everything else. Might have been less.

EDIT: Have them install the cranks, too, unless you have that tool...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

I'd be concerned the bear would decide the cooler...

I'd be concerned the bear would decide the cooler wasn't worth the bother and would eat me instead.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

I was going to say that some of the "people" here...

I was going to say that some of the "people" here have met IRL, but then I realized that they could just be imaginary people describing an imaginary meeting.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

I've often wondered that about myself.

I've often wondered that about myself.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

Thrill of the chase, plus getting something...

Thrill of the chase, plus getting something pricey for free.
12-05-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,645
Posted By genejockey

The rain may never fall till after sundown. By...

The rain may never fall till after sundown.
By eight, the morning fog must disappear.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 12:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,642
Posted By genejockey

Making sure any logos line up in a repeating...

Making sure any logos line up in a repeating pattern that is the same on both sides.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

I'd note that I do a lot less climbing IRL than I...

I'd note that I do a lot less climbing IRL than I think I'm going to. I am fit enough now that none of the local climbs scare me. But the descents do, and of course the less practice I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

So, you're like 3 x Kings Mountain behind? ...

So, you're like 3 x Kings Mountain behind? C'mon! You only need to do OLH 24 times in 26 days! That's once a day with two rest days!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

Again, HA! My oldest bike is a 1981, so it's...

Again, HA!
My oldest bike is a 1981, so it's from the era of actual cell phones. BIG cell phones.....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

For tandem riders.

For tandem riders.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

HA! I think it's possible a period correct...

HA!

I think it's possible a period correct phone would outweigh any of the bikes, and they're all > 21 lbs!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

Mine runs fine. The biggest issue is the battery...

Mine runs fine. The biggest issue is the battery life, which keeps getting shorter and shorter.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

14? I'm still using a 6S.

14? I'm still using a 6S.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

Gray, rainy day. Long Dog is bored. ...

Gray, rainy day. Long Dog is bored.
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Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

Me, too. I fly exclusively on private jets. ...

Me, too. I fly exclusively on private jets. Never on US Government transport.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

I'm not a big fan of flying, and I like driving,...

I'm not a big fan of flying, and I like driving, but unfortunately for me a "long cross-country drive" would have to be a REALLY long, ALL THE WAY ACROSS the country drive. So I go for 5 hours vs 5...
12-03-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 592
Posted By genejockey

Well, to be fair, a lot of people did die, but...

Well, to be fair, a lot of people did die, but there were also a lot fewer cars on the road BITD.
12-03-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By genejockey

The is the best argument for stripping any old...

The is the best argument for stripping any old bike you acquire down as far as possible before building it back up, regardless of how good it looks. And it's FUN!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

The monthly C&V ride got washed out today. ...

The monthly C&V ride got washed out today. Nobody wants to take their pretty bike out in the slop. I guess it's Zwift for me! That race the other day was fun, notwithstanding having stupidly burned...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

One thing about the Bay Area is there aren't a...

One thing about the Bay Area is there aren't a lot of bugs. It's too dry to support a big population for too long. We get some mosquitoes in late Spring from standing water in tree hollows and...
12-03-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 10,234
Posted By genejockey

Me too. Hope to see y'all next month. Guy - if...

Me too. Hope to see y'all next month.
Guy - if you bring YOUR '85 Ironman next month, I'll bring mine!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 46,796
Posted By genejockey

The instructions from Shimano are fairly...

The instructions from Shimano are fairly complete, plus the "Free To Cycle" YouTube channel has several very good videos that cover it very well. The front is fiddlier than it needs to be, IMO, but...
12-02-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 10,234
Posted By genejockey

If I do, I'll bring the Cannondale - no rust!

If I do, I'll bring the Cannondale - no rust!
12-02-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 10,234
Posted By genejockey

It's that time again! Mind you, it's...

It's that time again!

Mind you, it's supposed to rain tomorrow. I don't know about you guys, but I'm getting too old to ride in the rain, so if it's actually raining tomorrow morning, I'm out!
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