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11-28-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,894
Posted By rsbob

Hello Brent. How many years have you been….uh...

Hello Brent. How many years have you been….uh clean…uh I mean….not so clean? Never mind.
11-26-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3,366
Views: 239,882
Posted By rsbob

My kind of rider. Save the wine!

My kind of rider. Save the wine!
11-25-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By rsbob

I have that bike and have not experienced that...

I have that bike and have not experienced that issue, but I do torque the bolt to spec listed next to the bolt. I am guessing when your bike was assembled, they used some type of anti-seize instead...
11-24-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 3,366
Views: 239,882
Posted By rsbob

Completed my 2021 mileage goal today hitting 4000...

Completed my 2021 mileage goal today hitting 4000 miles or 6427 Km before the weather get really nasty. Pics from today’s ride

...
11-23-21, 11:32 PM
Replies: 3,366
Views: 239,882
Posted By rsbob

It’s not how fer I rode today, but how high. ...

It’s not how fer I rode today, but how high. Rode 2,600’ today completing my 2021 goal of 200,000’! Probably not much for 30-40 YOs, but for an old dude, its cool. Next goal to slay before the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,400
Posted By rsbob

Do you use an antiperspirant and deodorant...

Do you use an antiperspirant and deodorant combination for under arms - it works on crotches too, unless you are doing massive miles. But machine wash your stuff like stated above.
11-22-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3,366
Views: 239,882
Posted By rsbob

The last 2 days, 44 miles and 3000’ climbing. Had...

The last 2 days, 44 miles and 3000’ climbing. Had cold toes and fingers so bagged it.
11-22-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,894
Posted By rsbob

Why do I ride? Probably am borderline obsessed...

Why do I ride? Probably am borderline obsessed or addicted.

If I am feeling blue or down, a ride picks me right up. Am riding on average 6.5 days a week

I typically plan the next day’s ride...
11-20-21, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3,366
Views: 239,882
Posted By rsbob

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11-20-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,955
Posted By rsbob

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11-20-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,063
Posted By rsbob

What a beautiful bike. Absolutely gorgeous. ...

What a beautiful bike. Absolutely gorgeous. Well worth wait for IMHO.

I too have a Wound Up carbon form on my Fondriest and after a few rides in the sun found the sun reflecting off the top flat...
11-20-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 831
Posted By rsbob

When I commuted during the winter months in the...

When I commuted during the winter months in the dark on the MUPs I really enjoyed the solitude. I could ride 15 miles on a MUP and see maybe a dozen other commuters. Most learned to cover their...
11-20-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By rsbob

My only concern about double sided tape is when...

My only concern about double sided tape is when it comes time to replace the battery which means scraping the tape off the door. Not a problem?
11-20-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,640
Posted By rsbob

Way back when, my Schwinn Varsity and Continental...

Way back when, my Schwinn Varsity and Continental came with shiny plastic bar tape. Talk about making hands sweaty. Gloves were required.
11-19-21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,302
Posted By rsbob

Here is your poll: ...

Here is your poll: https://www.bikeforums.net/fifty-plus-50/1240943-what-age-range-you.html
11-19-21, 11:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 831
Posted By rsbob

First off - I don’t know you well enough to...

First off - I don’t know you well enough to deem you weird, so will leave that alone.

I understand the excitement and calm aspect, but the danger from vehicles - I am assuming you are riding on...
11-19-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 450
Posted By rsbob

Really like your choice of music. Well done!

Really like your choice of music. Well done!
11-18-21, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By rsbob

Garmin Cadence Sensor Rubber Rubbing Bootie

There is just no way to write the title without it sounding a bit off.

Since the weather in the Seattle hinterlands is getting cool - 40s and raining, it was time to don the neoprene booties. ...
11-18-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4,214
Views: 649,414
Posted By rsbob

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11-18-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,894
Posted By rsbob

Found a T shirt on Amazon which reads, Never...

Found a T shirt on Amazon which reads, Never underestimate an old guy on a bicycle and shows a guy racing on a road bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-21, 11:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,264
Posted By rsbob

therefore I am?

therefore I am?
11-16-21, 11:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,894
Posted By rsbob

Cycling is my time machine. When riding, I am...

Cycling is my time machine. When riding, I am transported back to my 30s when first into cycling. I lose my age, my worries and just concentrate on the road ahead. Still love the excitement of...
11-16-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 926
Posted By rsbob

Could of sworn it was hydrology. ;)

Could of sworn it was hydrology. ;)
11-16-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,536
Posted By rsbob

Have to agree that the sign would look great on...

Have to agree that the sign would look great on my former ride.

...
11-16-21, 12:44 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,826
Posted By rsbob

AS an ER Physician, my father took care of 100s...

AS an ER Physician, my father took care of 100s of MVAs. The people who tended to have the highest survival rates were drunks, because they were so loose compared to sober people whom would tense up...
11-15-21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,274
Posted By rsbob

The majority of those are DUIs/DWIs Two...

The majority of those are DUIs/DWIs

Two seems better than one but more seems redundant. Just my opinion.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-21, 10:58 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,286
Posted By rsbob

Carried a chain break tool on my tandem for 20...

Carried a chain break tool on my tandem for 20 years and never used it on the road. Come to think of it, over 50 years of road and MTB riding well over 100,000 miles I have never broken a chain. ...
11-14-21, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3,470
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Views: 536,620
Posted By rsbob

Alloy is real. Love sardonic wit. Well done.

Alloy is real. Love sardonic wit. Well done.
11-14-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,218
Posted By rsbob

My plate is completely obscured whether the rack...

My plate is completely obscured whether the rack is folded up or deployed. I have been waiting for months to ‘have a conversation’ with law enforcement but they evidently have bigger fish to fry. ...
11-14-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 984
Posted By rsbob

Since I wouldn’t go for either, just shoot me.

Since I wouldn’t go for either, just shoot me.
11-14-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,536
Posted By rsbob

And your reason WHY people can’t be decent to one...

And your reason WHY people can’t be decent to one another? Just because it is the internet, is unacceptable. People can be decent IF they chose to be. It is a choice. I find your defense of...
11-14-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,536
Posted By rsbob

It appears there are those whom feel they must...

It appears there are those whom feel they must chime-in on any topic regardless if they have anything POSITIVE to contribute. Don’t know if they take pride in bumping up their post counts or take...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,903
Posted By rsbob

when riding in a monsoon or thunderstorm LIKE...

when riding in a monsoon or thunderstorm LIKE downpour, there is nothing which will keep you dry. I bike commuted in Oregon and Washington for years with long fenders with flaps, covered head to toe...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-21, 10:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,264
Posted By rsbob

My Zwift avatar wears white year-round. IRL I...

My Zwift avatar wears white year-round. IRL I wear black because I am too lazy to maintain white shoes and blacks just clean up with a sponge. Did I say I am lazy? I meant, too practical.
11-13-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,328
Posted By rsbob

Oh darn, I-Like-To…. You have achieved the most...

Oh darn, I-Like-To…. You have achieved the most honored and revered status of persona non grata, so I will be missing your thoughtful, kind, insightful and ever cheery comments. But don’t worry,...
11-13-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,720
Posted By rsbob

Looks like you are having a blast. I too love...

Looks like you are having a blast. I too love skiing - both types - but like to visit the snow when I want to and not have it visit me where I live, so please moderate your snow enthusiasm. ;)
11-13-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 514
Posted By rsbob

That is one loaded bike! How many day ride?

That is one loaded bike! How many day ride?
11-13-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,656
Posted By rsbob

For nighttime mtb you really want/need two...

For nighttime mtb you really want/need two lights. One static one mounted to the bar and another on your helmet which will provide the needed flexibility to use that light to scan the area and spot...
11-13-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,820
Posted By rsbob

Ducatis.

Ducatis.
11-13-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,428
Posted By rsbob

If you are really concerned about weight, give...

If you are really concerned about weight, give yourself an enema before you head out, if you are able to head out after that.
11-13-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,200
Posted By rsbob

My bikes would be like a Pinto, Vega, Aztec and...

My bikes would be like a Pinto, Vega, Aztec and Yugo. No Ferraris. Can’t afford the upkeep.
11-13-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 846
Posted By rsbob

Well there was a guy in my dorm who had quite a...

Well there was a guy in my dorm who had quite a collection from his female acquaintances. He did not wear them.
11-13-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,323
Posted By rsbob

I live in the country right in the heart of...

I live in the country right in the heart of hard-core mountain biking. You will never see a Wallyworld bike out here when most of them range from $2000 to $10000. I took my $2500 cheapo Trek out...
11-13-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 846
Posted By rsbob

Some people change bikes like some people change...

Some people change bikes like some people change underwear. I hold on to mine for decades. I also only have about 4 bikes while some people have entire collections. Not that I have a problem with...
11-13-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3,366
Views: 239,882
Posted By rsbob

The road bike had the day off and took out the...

The road bike had the day off and took out the mtb for 15 miles and 2000’ climbing.

...
11-12-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 846
Posted By rsbob

I too still have my first race bike, vintage...

I too still have my first race bike, vintage 1988. Don’t have the heart to get rid of her since she and I shared some of the most significant cycling events in our history. Can’t even imagine how...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 122,916
Posted By rsbob

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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11-11-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,328
Posted By rsbob

Ha ha ha. Good one!

Ha ha ha. Good one!
11-11-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,328
Posted By rsbob

Damn, you beat me to the.. “it’s stopping...

Damn, you beat me to the.. “it’s stopping suddenly” quote. I too learned it on the track. And you are quite correct about acceptance of risk - each of us have our own threshold. On that stretch of...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By rsbob

Rumor has it that CO2 might freeze the sealant...

Rumor has it that CO2 might freeze the sealant and render its usefulness less than, er, useful. Also the pressure generated by the CO2, rather than a more benign hand pump may have blown the sealant...
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