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09-21-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 792
Posted By Bald Paul

This is the zippered pocket on my Owayo jersey....

This is the zippered pocket on my Owayo jersey. It fits my wallet nicely. I would love to have a second, larger one on the left side for the phone. Maybe I'll contact them and make a suggestion. ...
09-21-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 272
Posted By Bald Paul

You are fortunate to be physically okay, and to...

You are fortunate to be physically okay, and to have the evidence needed to catch the offending driver.
I had a similar experience where a driver hit me as he was passing and kept on driving....
09-21-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 792
Posted By Bald Paul

I'm surprised more jersey makers aren't designing...

I'm surprised more jersey makers aren't designing in larger, zippered pockets to hold cell phones.

I have a couple of jerseys that came with an optional, side zippered pocket that is sort of on...
09-16-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,888
Posted By Bald Paul

Just think, in 20 years this thread will be...

Just think, in 20 years this thread will be relevant here.
09-15-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 691
Posted By Bald Paul

When I was a kid, bike geometry included a lot...

When I was a kid, bike geometry included a lot more rake and trail in the forks. Riding no hands was a lot easier because of it. Newer bike geometry is a bit more "twitchy" because everyone thinks...
09-14-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Bald Paul

Wow, those are great, especially the first one!...

Wow, those are great, especially the first one! Not cheap, but they are just what I've been looking for. I can't for the life of me figure out why Garmin doesn't offer something like that, unless...
09-13-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,681
Posted By Bald Paul

If you see a Trek on FB Marketplace or CL in the...

If you see a Trek on FB Marketplace or CL in the $75-$200 range......


it's probably stolen.
09-13-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Bald Paul

Not ideal, but hey, it works! I used a standard...

Not ideal, but hey, it works! I used a standard female banded mount and a stick-on male phone case adapter. Some careful trimming with a scroll saw on the male mount, and it sticks very securely...
09-03-21, 06:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 674
Posted By Bald Paul

"Passport, por favor." ...

"Passport, por favor."
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Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,196
Posted By Bald Paul

Box! Box! Box! :)

Box! Box! Box!

:)
08-30-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,266
Posted By Bald Paul

Geico Squirrel - YouTube

Geico Squirrel - YouTube
Forum: Foo
08-23-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By Bald Paul

Not on a Forester. Subaru uses internal shoes on...

Not on a Forester. Subaru uses internal shoes on the rear drum/rotor that are independent of the brake pads.
08-22-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,238
Posted By Bald Paul

Oh my, he's SERIOUS! :roflmao: Just shake...

Oh my, he's SERIOUS! :roflmao:

Just shake your head vigorously to get that drop of sweat off your nose.
Unless you're Pinocchio. Then, don't lie about your child support payments or you'll end...
08-18-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,211
Posted By Bald Paul

I have some bad news for you......

I have some bad news for you......
08-18-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,975
Posted By Bald Paul

I answered I don't have one, and have no plans...

I answered I don't have one, and have no plans to, but must clarify. I don't have any cycling specific tattoo. I have no plans to get one, because I'm pretty much out of space.
Forum: Foo
08-17-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,007
Posted By Bald Paul

As far as I'm concerned, "Bro" is only acceptable...

As far as I'm concerned, "Bro" is only acceptable when used towards me by my brother.
08-14-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,182
Posted By Bald Paul

I think you may has misspelled that last one...

I think you may has misspelled that last one there. :thumb:
08-14-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,182
Posted By Bald Paul

I only like FB because it's the best place to...

I only like FB because it's the best place to order a Trek Madone SLR9 eTap, normally retailing for $12,500, for the unbelievable price of $49.99! And FREE SHIPPING! :lol:
08-14-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 842
Posted By Bald Paul

Step 1 - See a doctor, preferably an orthopedic...

Step 1 - See a doctor, preferably an orthopedic sports specialist. He/she will be able to diagnose your issue - possibly using only a medical degree, and no random forum advice. Hopefully, it's a...
08-04-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,229
Posted By Bald Paul

When I rode motorcycles, helmet replacements were...

When I rode motorcycles, helmet replacements were recommended every 3-5 years. Bicycle helmets are recommended to be replaced in 5 years. Of course, should the helmet be involved in a crash (even if...
08-02-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,090
Posted By Bald Paul

My personal experience - upgraded my wheelset to...

My personal experience - upgraded my wheelset to a nice pair of Boyd carbons. The wheels were tubeless ready, and the proper tape and valve stems were included with the purchase.
I bought a pair of...
07-29-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By Bald Paul

You can design your jersey with the Oyawo custom...

You can design your jersey with the Oyawo custom design studio (colors, designs, etc.) I did a Google search for the logos you specified and yes, they are available for free download. Is it legal?...
07-28-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 701
Posted By Bald Paul

Rule #1 - you are invisible. ALWAYS assume the...

Rule #1 - you are invisible. ALWAYS assume the driver does not see you.

Don't be this guy:...
07-28-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 574
Posted By Bald Paul

Maybe. Does that confuse you any more?

Maybe.

Does that confuse you any more?
07-28-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By Bald Paul

You can get Garmin 1/4 turn mount "phone case...

You can get Garmin 1/4 turn mount "phone case adapters" that use peel and stick tape. They should be able to adhere to the back of your Sigma, and use a Garmin mount.
07-28-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 574
Posted By Bald Paul

True, there are gullible people out there who...

True, there are gullible people out there who really think they can get a $5000 bicycle for $49.99
Once the site gets shut down, they simply change their name and up pops another scammer site.
07-28-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 572
Posted By Bald Paul

Yes, and yes.

Yes, and yes.
07-28-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 574
Posted By Bald Paul

The number of scam sites advertising on Facebook...

The number of scam sites advertising on Facebook is so bad that I now refuse to buy ANYTHING from ANYONE advertising there. Sorry if it hurts the legitimate sellers, but maybe if they learn that the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 04:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,271
Posted By Bald Paul

:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol: :notamused: ...

:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol: :notamused:
Yeah, good luck.
07-24-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,253
Posted By Bald Paul

Just make an announcement that Golden Corral is...

Just make an announcement that Golden Corral is almost out of bacon wrapped sirloins. :lol:
07-24-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,785
Posted By Bald Paul

Something like this? When riding up a steep hill,...

Something like this? When riding up a steep hill, it will feel more like a level road. :lol:...
07-23-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By Bald Paul

"she lost the switch and the cable for the...

"she lost the switch and the cable for the anti-theft"

Uh huh.
07-21-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 968
Posted By Bald Paul

Next time the missus is "in the mood", I'll have...

Next time the missus is "in the mood", I'll have a good look around first! :roflmao2:
07-18-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By Bald Paul

I was thinking more like this - technically it...

I was thinking more like this - technically it could last decades!

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07-15-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,915
Posted By Bald Paul

My dogs are old, and don't have any teeth. Still,...

My dogs are old, and don't have any teeth. Still, we don't give them knives to attack people with. :lol:
07-14-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,467
Posted By Bald Paul

You know you're old when you *let* them pass you...

You know you're old when you *let* them pass you to give them a head start.
Then you forget that they are well ahead of you and never speed up to catch them.
07-13-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,678
Posted By Bald Paul

Hopefully it's not because he managed to exceed...

Hopefully it's not because he managed to exceed his maximum safe HR. :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,164
Posted By Bald Paul

Maybe next time pin on a warning? ...

Maybe next time pin on a warning?

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07-13-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By Bald Paul

Gee, why not get rid of the climbers and time...

Gee, why not get rid of the climbers and time trial specialists, and just make it a sprint competition? Why not get rid of the Yellow jersey, and just make it a specialists race? Why not just do the...
07-13-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By Bald Paul

Yeah, sorry if I made you think they custom made...

Yeah, sorry if I made you think they custom made a frame for you. They do, however, set you up with the correct stem, bar width, and pre-mark your seat post height. The bike came very well boxed with...
07-11-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By Bald Paul

Maybe post the question in the Southeast Regional...

Maybe post the question in the Southeast Regional forum?

p.s.: I've driven near Orlando. I can't imagine biking there. Unless you're suicidal.
07-08-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,429
Posted By Bald Paul

Water is good, but you have to replace the...

Water is good, but you have to replace the electrolytes you are losing through your sweat (that gritty salt thing.) I will usually bring some packets of Gatorade powder to add to my bottles at refill...
07-06-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By Bald Paul

I just had to do this!

Rode a route on Saturday, about 28 miles, and when I uploaded my ride to Garmin Connect, I noticed there was a segment that basically covered the last 1/2 mile. So, on Monday, I rode it again, and...
07-02-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,915
Posted By Bald Paul

We have an expression here: "Better to be judged...

We have an expression here: "Better to be judged by twelve than carried by six."
06-30-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,915
Posted By Bald Paul

When a dog starts chasing you, do you really have...

When a dog starts chasing you, do you really have time to determine if the dog is just chasing for fun and will stop after a short while, chasing to protect it's territory (yard) and will stop once...
06-30-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,386
Posted By Bald Paul

The area around here has exploded with new...

The area around here has exploded with new housing developments and very large apartment complexes. A huge increase in the number of cars on the road, but very little (if any) improvement / widening...
06-29-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 8,875
Posted By Bald Paul

Sometimes, older technology just gets pushed...

Sometimes, older technology just gets pushed aside to the point where you have a hard time finding the parts you need to maintain it.
That being said, I recently broke a spoke on my front wheel. Any...
06-28-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,499
Posted By Bald Paul

She's making the rounds. ...

She's making the rounds.

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...
06-27-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,334
Posted By Bald Paul

Just ride 'em with no tires mounted for a few...

Just ride 'em with no tires mounted for a few miles on rough pavement. That'll do the trick! :lol:
06-27-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,334
Posted By Bald Paul

A word of warning regarding Continental GP5000 TL...

A word of warning regarding Continental GP5000 TL tires. – Boyd Cycling (https://boydcycling.com/blogs/news/a-word-of-warning-regarding-continental-gp5000-tl-tires)
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