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Posted By GhostRider62

I agree or at least now as an old fart. I...

I agree or at least now as an old fart. I really can't motivate myself anymore to do a 200k in training solo.


Also, this pretty well known endurance coach told me that "all you randonneurs are...
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Posted By downtube42

My 'bent is a Volae Team, recently with a carbon...

My 'bent is a Volae Team, recently with a carbon seat. I did 3 PBPs, SBS, Natchez Trace 1500, Cascades 1200, 4 24-hour races on the 'bent. I think my last trip to Paris lugging a huge ass box is...
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Posted By downtube42

SIR Olympia 300k completed. Last year I rode...

SIR Olympia 300k completed.

Last year I rode this route - a quiet route with beautiful PNW views - in 15:42; I was hoping for better but with cold/rain/wind forecast I was prepared for a horrid...
Forum: Foo
04-08-22, 05:57 AM
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Posted By joesch

Pink Floyd re-form to support Ukraine

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2022/apr/07/pink-floyd-reform-to-support-ukraine

https://youtu.be/saEpkcVi1d4
04-04-22, 12:47 PM
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Posted By cyccommute

For plain jane, everyday riding, Iíll agree that...

For plain jane, everyday riding, Iíll agree that Shimano is okay. There is very little difference, however, between a Shimano Durace and Shimano Sora or Claris. If you are buy wheels for...
04-04-22, 12:11 PM
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Posted By Germany_chris

I like my boutique hubs in my case WI and CK but...

I like my boutique hubs in my case WI and CK but I have them because I want them. Iíve never had any issues with Shimano or old Campy it they do require a bit more maintenance. If youíre looking for...
04-03-22, 11:26 AM
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Posted By Dave Mayer

Terminology is a problem here... I think you are...

Terminology is a problem here... I think you are referring to 'cartridge bearings'.

Both cartridge and cup and cone bearings can be well sealed or poorly sealed. In isolation, a simple air dam...
04-03-22, 11:11 AM
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Posted By cyccommute

The advantage is that you don’t need to wrench...

The advantage is that you don’t need to wrench them in the “off season” …whatever that is.

How long a cartridge bearing lasts depends on several factors but, on a bicycle in general, they will...
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Posted By GhostRider62

I once rode cross the USA and it was 110-120F but...

I once rode cross the USA and it was 110-120F but very dry in the West. It wasn't bad other than the climbs. I just had to climb very slow because there is not much evaporation to cool you when...
02-27-22, 07:03 PM
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Posted By GhostRider62

Ah.....an old diesel like me.

Ah.....an old diesel like me.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-22, 12:10 PM
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Posted By Troul

I can at least count on the garden hose to crack...

I can at least count on the garden hose to crack at some point. The Gskins, they just continue to make that hard rotational thump... I think the Gskins tires frighten loose concrete road debris back...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,081
Posted By popeye

It surprises me how many people will put gators...

It surprises me how many people will put gators on sweet riding expensive carbon bikes. You lose the feeling of the great ride you paid for. It takes me 4 min (no outliers obvious cause) to change a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-22, 03:44 PM
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Posted By HTupolev

The worst thing about Gatorskins is that they...

The worst thing about Gatorskins is that they last a really long time.
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Posted By GhostRider62

I'm doing something wrong, can you help me. I...

I'm doing something wrong, can you help me. I cannot imagine dissolving 2 cups of malto/whey into 1 liter. I use less but still it clumps. Maybe because I bought cheap big bag of Malto from a brewer?...
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Posted By GhostRider62

I really like Lim rice cakes but they are a bit...

I really like Lim rice cakes but they are a bit of a pain to make.

Almond Joy bars. I don't know why but two of those in my handlebar bag and I am good for a couple hours

Trust me.....you will...
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Posted By unterhausen

I followed your dot. The only time I was...

I followed your dot. The only time I was concerned was when it disappeared up a holler in eastern Kentucky.
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Posted By GhostRider62

N = 2 Trans Am at similar age in similar...

N = 2

Trans Am at similar age in similar time.

I had orthopedic issues post race but to be fair, I think my cervical problems were brewing for a decade and the torn rotator cuff was partially...
12-29-21, 03:51 PM
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Posted By GhostRider62

Two accidents last year have me at 104Kg and...

Two accidents last year have me at 104Kg and grossly unfit and still in pain. But my goal is 84 Kg by May 1, a full Super Randonneur Series, and a 1200K by year end. I also want to walk the AT...
02-25-21, 04:15 PM
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Posted By Riveting

It sounds like you and I are/were pretty evenly...

It sounds like you and I are/were pretty evenly matched for 60 mins. That year that I was most fit, on a Zwift big climb, I once did 292 watts for 60 mins, at 3.8 w/kg. But it was around then that I...
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