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08-26-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,394
Posted By dmanthree

I've raised tens of thousands for cancer...

I've raised tens of thousands for cancer treatment and research riding hard in the PMC. Could be the reference; charity rides.
08-26-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 661
Posted By dmanthree

Throw it out, get a Polar. And Camelbak has that...

Throw it out, get a Polar. And Camelbak has that same stupid one-way nozzle that's nearly impossible to clean. No such issue with Polar.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,150
Posted By dmanthree

Yeah, givin up a water bottle wouldn't work for...

Yeah, givin up a water bottle wouldn't work for me. I'll stick with my mini-pump mounted aside of the seat tube bottle.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,150
Posted By dmanthree

Can you post a pic of the mounting?

Can you post a pic of the mounting?
08-18-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,359
Posted By dmanthree

I've had that happen for Craigslist and for the...

I've had that happen for Craigslist and for the regional "yard sale" sites on FB. The reason? They're just *******s.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,150
Posted By dmanthree

True about mounting it. I still have my original...

True about mounting it. I still have my original and there's no way it will work on any carbon frame. Great pump, never leaves the garage.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,150
Posted By dmanthree

Buy a cheap one that will piss you off. The,...

Buy a cheap one that will piss you off. The, after you turn into the Hulk, achieving 100PSI will be no problem.
08-17-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,201
Posted By dmanthree

That part about physical dimensions, well, I'm an...

That part about physical dimensions, well, I'm an outlier. I'm 5' 9" tall with a 34" inseam. So I always need to swap parts, like the stem, or flip it, or substitute bars with something "upswept."...
08-16-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,201
Posted By dmanthree

That's good, but, well, what's so special about...

That's good, but, well, what's so special about Canyon? And how will I know if it will fit if I can't sit on it first? Frame geometry numbers can only go so far.
08-16-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,201
Posted By dmanthree

No idea if that's true, but I'd hate to take a...

No idea if that's true, but I'd hate to take a mail-order bike to a shop and say "can you make this bike fit me?" I usually need some mods to get a proper fit. I'll stick with my LBS for a bike that...
08-16-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,201
Posted By dmanthree

Moot point since I won't buy a bike via the...

Moot point since I won't buy a bike via the internet. Canyon has no dealers in the US. I'll stick with a good fitting via the LBS.
08-15-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,201
Posted By dmanthree

That's what keeps me from even looking at them....

That's what keeps me from even looking at them. Every bike I've ever bought has needed some mods to accommodate my physical dimensions. And if you show up at the LBS with a brand they don't carry,...
08-14-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,196
Posted By dmanthree

Yeah. Privacy is so...'50s.

Yeah. Privacy is so...'50s.
08-13-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,474
Posted By dmanthree

Sound quality is OK, but the sounds aren't worth...

Sound quality is OK, but the sounds aren't worth it. I mute Zwift and crank up the tunes. I have a Mac laptop playing through some Klipsch Pro Media speakers, which works really well.
08-13-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,470
Posted By dmanthree

Either get an accurate power meter, or just keep...

Either get an accurate power meter, or just keep guessing. When I ride indoors I'm on my road bike on a Neo 2T, so I know it's very accurate. And my indoor power numbers are higher than the Strava...
08-10-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,515
Posted By dmanthree

I'm done, as well. And yes, that steep...

I'm done, as well. And yes, that steep fundraising was part of it. I was on the hook for $3K this year, but made the cut already. This year's ride was hard. The 100 we did on Sunday was a lot harder...
08-09-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,515
Posted By dmanthree

You made the ride and that's all that counts!...

You made the ride and that's all that counts! Well done! I stopped at Gillette for my first water stop, which was a nice surprise. By the end of the day, well, I was truly beat. This is my last one,...
08-09-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,515
Posted By dmanthree

Nice! Which ride? I cross the finish line, pretty...

Nice! Which ride? I cross the finish line, pretty tired.

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08-09-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,978
Posted By dmanthree

Of course I do. And here's the proof. :lol: ...

Of course I do. And here's the proof. :lol:

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08-09-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3,148
Views: 217,390
Posted By dmanthree

100.9. Hot, humid, but for a cause. Go PMC!

100.9. Hot, humid, but for a cause.

Go PMC!
08-08-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,289
Posted By dmanthree

agree about Photoshopped, but really? High heel...

agree about Photoshopped, but really? High heel clipless shoes? just....why? It's beyond idiotic.
08-08-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,289
Posted By dmanthree

All true. Check out the "Florida Man" group on...

All true. Check out the "Florida Man" group on Facebook for more details.
08-07-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,289
Posted By dmanthree

not my creation…

not my creation…
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,436
Posted By dmanthree

Depends. My data point: 175# Road only (no...

Depends. My data point:

175#
Road only (no gravel)
Roval SLX 24 wheels running 700 x 28 GP5000
24 spokes per wheel

Never an issue.
08-07-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,289
Posted By dmanthree

I wonder if she knows about these? ...

I wonder if she knows about these?


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08-07-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,289
Posted By dmanthree

Possible. I'd like to see the other foot. But I...

Possible. I'd like to see the other foot. But I wouldn't doubt it, either. South Beach?
08-07-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,289
Posted By dmanthree

Because...Florida

As seen in Florida, of course.

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08-04-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,515
Posted By dmanthree

Doing the Sunday century and hoping for decent...

Doing the Sunday century and hoping for decent weather. Good luck on the ride!
07-28-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By dmanthree

Thanks, appreciate all the answers. I'll contact...

Thanks, appreciate all the answers. I'll contact the LBS to see if I can get it done quickly.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,427
Posted By dmanthree

Buy one that's designed for your drivetrain. I...

Buy one that's designed for your drivetrain. I use the Shimano ultegra.
07-27-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By dmanthree

Headset "Click Stop?"

I noticed today that my front wheel/headset has a "click stop" right about dead center. Rather than smoothly progressing across dead center when I turn the bars, there's a definite hitch right at the...
07-27-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 579
Posted By dmanthree

Honestly, how could that possibly be true?

Honestly, how could that possibly be true?
07-15-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By dmanthree

Hope that's all it was; lens flare. Just looked...

Hope that's all it was; lens flare. Just looked really specific, though. Haven't seen anything else about it, so you're probably right.
07-15-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By dmanthree

https://lmgtfy.app/#gsc.tab=0&gsc.q=definition%20o...

https://lmgtfy.app/#gsc.tab=0&gsc.q=definition%20of%20one%20mile
07-14-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By dmanthree

Green Laser?

Did anyone else see the green laser on Pogacar during today's climb? Happened with about one mile to go.
07-10-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,931
Posted By dmanthree

Always wondered how effective the doping was back...

Always wondered how effective the doping was back then compared to now. Anything back then compare to EPO? Didn't Armstrong claim a 10% gain from it?
07-09-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,931
Posted By dmanthree

Yeah, saw that. Morkov did back off to give it to...

Yeah, saw that. Morkov did back off to give it to Cav. All class and a great team mate. Agree with everything you say, especially the part about who the real home run champ is. If I had a vote, I'd...
07-09-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,931
Posted By dmanthree

It would, but I doubt Merckx would ever stoop to...

It would, but I doubt Merckx would ever stoop to that. I think he just wanted to put it out there that there's more to the TDF than sprinting.
07-09-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,931
Posted By dmanthree

Merckx on cavendish

I always wondered what Eddie Merckx thought about Cavendish chasing his record, since Merckx also won all manner of stages in the tour, not just sprints. His statement jives with that. He reminded...
07-05-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 864
Posted By dmanthree

I know of four riders who have had their titles...

I know of four riders who have had their titles stripped after the fact. Who are the other two?
07-05-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 864
Posted By dmanthree

Not that bad. Since that Frenchman in 1904, 2 of...

Not that bad. Since that Frenchman in 1904, 2 of the three who had their titles stripped were Americans. And from what I've read, many, many riders tested positive during Armstrong's wins, so why no...
07-05-21, 11:22 AM
07-05-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,820
Posted By dmanthree

I voted for Alaphillipe. I just like say his...

I voted for Alaphillipe. I just like say his name. ALLA-FillEEP!

But that's just me.
07-05-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 864
Posted By dmanthree

Never could figure out why they didn't strip him...

Never could figure out why they didn't strip him of his title. Clearly cheating.
07-04-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 864
Posted By dmanthree

Looked like he had pretty good support for the...

Looked like he had pretty good support for the majority of today's stage. Only until the very end was he on his own. Maybe not the strongest team, but not bad.

I guess we'll see as the race...
07-04-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 864
Posted By dmanthree

Ah, right. The backdated rug test. But how about...

Ah, right. The backdated rug test. But how about Pantani? Oh, well.
07-04-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 864
Posted By dmanthree

I've seen this a few times now. But they would...

I've seen this a few times now. But they would never DQ him. They only DQ Americans winners.
07-04-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 864
Posted By dmanthree

Sure looks that way, and he's got a strong team...

Sure looks that way, and he's got a strong team as well. And he's still eligible for the white jersey? Damn.
07-03-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 864
Posted By dmanthree

Can anyone catch... (spoiler inside)

Pagacar? After today's showing, well, It sure looks like the kid is on the way again. Granted, it's early, but damn, what a showing.
07-02-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,230
Posted By dmanthree

He's really amazing, but I just HOPE he's riding...

He's really amazing, but I just HOPE he's riding clean. Coming back after such a long time away and doing what he's doing will more than likely raise suspicions.
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