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11-28-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 109
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Posted By genejockey

The only complaint I had was the difference...

The only complaint I had was the difference between the Low and High temps meant having to stop and take off my vest and leg warmers. At least I didn't start out at 8 AM yesterday, when it was about...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

I've been getting these recently. Wordle 527...

I've been getting these recently.
Wordle 527 2/6

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

My niece is a DO, following in the family...

My niece is a DO, following in the family tradition, which skipped 2 generations. And will likely die out with her, since nobody else in the family seems interested.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

Rocks. Rocks are what gets me. Late...

Rocks. Rocks are what gets me. Late summer/early fall, for some reason, all the embankments next to the roads start shedding rocks from pebble to fist sized which roll out onto the shoulder. Even...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

Oh, no, dude. You never say it. Last time I...

Oh, no, dude. You never say it. Last time I did, I got 3 in one month.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

My Grandfather and two of my Great grandfathers...

My Grandfather and two of my Great grandfathers were Osteopaths. The Grandfather uses to say that Chiropractors quit after the first 6 weeks of Osteopathy School.

Mind you, I saw GGF's business...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 01:45 AM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

I can do this position for a couple miles but...

I can do this position for a couple miles but then my arms get tired. Drops is more comfortable but less aero. There are a couple segments 1-3 miles long, usually at least one on each of my rides,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

Have you ever heard Anna Russell's Guide To...

Have you ever heard Anna Russell's Guide To Wagner's Ring? Even if you don't know the opera's it's funny. If you DO know them, it's a scream - "Our story begins in the River Rhine.... IN IT!"
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

New groupset, new housing. I mean, it's like $40...

New groupset, new housing. I mean, it's like $40 for a full set, right? Cheapest part of the whole thing!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

Does the cable go through the frame in regular...

Does the cable go through the frame in regular housing? The Battaglin has the rear brake cable routed through the top tube. When I got the frame, it had no housing or cable. I slid a brake cable...
11-27-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 720
Posted By genejockey

Welcome back!

Welcome back!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

Well, Der Fliegende Hollaender is pretty good,...

Well, Der Fliegende Hollaender is pretty good, but Der Ring des Niebelungens is a 19 hr snoozefest.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-22, 11:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 697
Posted By genejockey

Set saddle fore/aft position as in the videos,...

Set saddle fore/aft position as in the videos, but unless you can't get the saddle as far one way or the other as it needs to be in the seatpost you have, you don't need to change it. It's where the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

One of my siblings had some of our old 8mm movies...

One of my siblings had some of our old 8mm movies transferred to VHS, which gives you some idea how long ago THAT was!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 697
Posted By genejockey

Oh, no. Oh, my, no. Now I'm confused. It...

Oh, no. Oh, my, no.


Now I'm confused. It seems like you're talking about moving your saddle relative to the BB, rather than just changing to a seatpost with less setback in the cradle while...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

Huh. I read a couple abstracts and skimmed a...

Huh. I read a couple abstracts and skimmed a paper on PubMed, and a couple things popped out - Yes, Olds who fracture their hips are 3x as likely to die over the next 5-10 years. Men are more...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 697
Posted By genejockey

I haven't found this to be the case, and since I...

I haven't found this to be the case, and since I have short femurs for the length of my legs, most of my saddles are clamped toward the rear. I set the saddle angle on all of them as close to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 697
Posted By genejockey

? Doesn't reducing seatpost offset change...

?
Doesn't reducing seatpost offset change saddle fore/aft positioning? I mean, it doesn't HAVE to, because you might be able to put the saddle in the same position, but if you did, what would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 697
Posted By genejockey

I sometimes wonder if a lot of the perceived need...

I sometimes wonder if a lot of the perceived need for more padding, thicker tape, etc. could be avoided by better bike fitting. I use the 2.5 mm tape you see in the pic I posted on most of my bikes,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

Me too! Wordle 525 2/6 ⬜⬜🟩⬜🟩 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

Me too!
Wordle 525 2/6

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

That's what did in my Great-grandmother, 3 days...

That's what did in my Great-grandmother, 3 days after her 100th birthday. She never came out from under the anesthesia. It's possible they have learned how not to kill old people with anesthesia in...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

We had our usual small Thanksgiving, just the 4...

We had our usual small Thanksgiving, just the 4 of us, but I went through some of the pictures I put together for Dad's 100th Birthday and for his memorial service, and there were a bunch of...
11-25-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,132
Posted By genejockey

Oh, that's not limited to cycling.

Oh, that's not limited to cycling.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 697
Posted By genejockey

Well done! Now my post is superfluous.

Well done! Now my post is superfluous.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 697
Posted By genejockey

This. Most bar tapes will have some mark or...

This.
Most bar tapes will have some mark or such that will allow you to determine where 1/3 is, and ever time you go around the bar, you just hit that mark....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,081
Posted By genejockey

I would not expect the Sora shifter to index...

I would not expect the Sora shifter to index properly with the Raleigh derailleur. Indexed shifting depends on the shifter pulling exactly enough cable for each shift to move the derailleur exactly...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

Humbug method FTW. Wordle 524 3/6 ⬜🟩⬜⬜⬜ ...

Humbug method FTW.
Wordle 524 3/6

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

I figure I just need to ride it off. Maybe if I...

I figure I just need to ride it off. Maybe if I ride to LA and back.....


Wishing him the best!

Modern medicine is amazing - a coworker could barely walk. She got so bad she was using a lab...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

You clearly have an optimistic understanding of...

You clearly have an optimistic understanding of my mechanical skills.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

Convenient! it catches fire, you can just roll...

Convenient! it catches fire, you can just roll it into the pool!

BTW, this is why all grilling, smoking, and BBQing here takes place on the far patio. It helps that we don't have to worry about...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

OH! I think the seller ditched the Fulcrums...

OH! I think the seller ditched the Fulcrums because they didn't spin very well. Turns out he didn't know how to adjust the bearing preload. Now they spin just fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

Humbug method wins again. Though, honestly, I...

Humbug method wins again. Though, honestly, I think I'd have gotten it in 4 without, based on what I wanted to guess third and 4th, but the potential to not get it till 5 was there.
Wordle 523 4/6
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Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

I just had my LBS do that. But then, they also...

I just had my LBS do that. But then, they also had to pull the square spindle BB that was there.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

The R7000 FD comes in 31.8 with an adapter for...

The R7000 FD comes in 31.8 with an adapter for 28.6, which is what you want. OR you need a braze on and an adapter. I'd probably go for the former.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

Yeah, I'm pretty sure he doesn't. Maybe he...

Yeah, I'm pretty sure he doesn't. Maybe he thinks you're just replacing the bottom bracket and keeping the cranks? Or maybe he thinks you're putting 105 5500 cranks on?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

Octalink just describes the BB spindle and how it...

Octalink just describes the BB spindle and how it and the crank fit together. It was the next step after square taper spindles, but was superceded by the current hollow spindle that's an integral...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

They make good stuff. I got a Wheels Mfg. Thread...

They make good stuff. I got a Wheels Mfg. Thread Together BB to replace what I THOUGHT was a creaking press-fit BB in the Canyon. Silly me. It turned out the seatpost clamping area needed new...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

65 is the new 56. But according to Social...

65 is the new 56. But according to Social Security, if you were born in 1957, 66 1/2 is the new 65.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

Ah! It's the Ritchey (I can tell by the...

Ah! It's the Ritchey (I can tell by the couplings).

You need an SM-BBR60 in English thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

What bike is this?

What bike is this?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-22, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

A completely different bottom bracket. The R8000...

A completely different bottom bracket. The R8000 Ultegra one should work.

If you are seriously asking what you need, then what you need is to take it to a shop. You don't have the tools to do...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

Another average day. Wordle 522 4/6 ⬜⬜🟨🟨⬜ ...

Another average day.
Wordle 522 4/6

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

About the same as winning the lottery, whether or...

About the same as winning the lottery, whether or not you buy a ticket.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

Jus needs a voiceover from the movie trailer "In...

Jus needs a voiceover from the movie trailer "In a world where..." guy (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don_LaFontaine) *- "In a world where you're so old your little girl is old enough to get...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-22, 01:11 AM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

I definitely can't run in heels.

I definitely can't run in heels.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

Well, it's got the V6, so..... But only if...

Well, it's got the V6, so.....

But only if I'm driving.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

Mrs. GeneJockey clings to The Sienna That Won't...

Mrs. GeneJockey clings to The Sienna That Won't Die. It's now old enough to drink.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,696
Posted By genejockey

I look forward to your "Cambio Corsa in the...

I look forward to your "Cambio Corsa in the 2020s" thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 35,507
Posted By genejockey

Looks like a goat's eye.

Looks like a goat's eye.
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