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Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

Get off my lawn, you Whippersnapper!

Get off my lawn, you Whippersnapper!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

Being of similar vintage, I’m in a slump at the...

Being of similar vintage, I’m in a slump at the moment which I brought upon myself by riding too many miles/week with younger guys and in the heat. Just not 30 years old anymore or 40, 50, or even...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

My last doctor was young, also, and she was OK,...

My last doctor was young, also, and she was OK, but I never really felt like she was giving 100%. My doc prior was my doc for 35 years and I'd have to say he was more the paternalistic type that you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

datlas I don’t know if I mentioned it (I’m old),...

datlas I don’t know if I mentioned it (I’m old), but I have a new GP or family doc or whatever we call you guys theses days. Anyway, I really like the guy. He’s informative, yet not too detailed,...
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Views: 198
Posted By Trsnrtr

I use Varia radar but I have also used a wrist...

I use Varia radar but I have also used a wrist mirror, too. The wrist mirror works well. I make mine from a cheap bar end mirror. I pop the mirror out of the holder and put Velcro on the back which...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

My addiction catch-up: I've snapped a pedal...

My addiction catch-up:

I've snapped a pedal axle.
I like peanut butter
I'm 5 weeks in to a strained wrist/broken bone(s)
It's raining this morning
I forgot what else :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

I mowed yesterday and my 80v mower batteries were...

I mowed yesterday and my 80v mower batteries were fine but my trimmer and blower(s) all had dead batteries which I've never had happen before. I'm assuming the heat did it to them.

I use them...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

Saw the pics. :(

Saw the pics. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

My Giant Propel has an 1-1/4" steerer. ...

My Giant Propel has an 1-1/4" steerer. :innocent:
07-30-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,486
Posted By Trsnrtr

My wife and I were riding down a short hill on a...

My wife and I were riding down a short hill on a tandem in August of 2001 when two deer blasted out of the woods. We both ducked and the front deer cleared me but the second pushed off of my wife's...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

Wut?

Wut?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By Trsnrtr

My wife's USPS 5200, either a 2002 or a 2003: ...

My wife's USPS 5200, either a 2002 or a 2003:

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By Trsnrtr

My wife owned a USPS 5200 which she bought in the...

My wife owned a USPS 5200 which she bought in the Fall of 2002 but I think the 2003s had come out by then. Regardless, it was 100% Ultegra and was a 3x9. Hers was the silver with blue accents.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

Yeah, I looked it up.

Yeah, I looked it up.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

I just turned the tv on and it’s 3 on 3 half...

I just turned the tv on and it’s 3 on 3 half court basketball. Wut?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

Nope. We missed the storms. We were just on the...

Nope. We missed the storms. We were just on the north edge and just got a few sprinkles and a lot of weather warnings. Belleville, OK? My wife's grandparents lived on "A" Street in Belleville.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

I want to know how many lawns that I'd have to...

I want to know how many lawns that I'd have to mow. :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

I’m ignoring the podium this week. Just too hot....

I’m ignoring the podium this week. Just too hot. Instead, we’ve loaded up our CoMotion for a short ride.

#TakinItEasy
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

Or they were on sale. lol

Or they were on sale. lol
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

Topo motif. I have a burnt orange one, too.

Topo motif. I have a burnt orange one, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

My hometown, Washington, IL. We have been...

My hometown, Washington, IL. We have been getting our share of smoke. It may be all in my head, but I swear I smell creosote/wood smoke in the hollows early in the morning.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

Good job. :thumb: I got corn fields to ride...

Good job. :thumb:

I got corn fields to ride in and you got epic rides. I like yours. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

New wheels and TL tires worked great. ...

New wheels and TL tires worked great.

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

I felt great today, no problem. However, we had a...

I felt great today, no problem. However, we had a guy who has had open heart surgery kept dropping 20 miles from home. I hated to pull him in since I felt so good but the humidity was killing him...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

We lucked out. It was only 98° “real feel” at the...

We lucked out. It was only 98° “real feel” at the end of our ride. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

Stay safe. So, you’re in southern Illinois?...

Stay safe. So, you’re in southern Illinois? Belleville, St. Louis? If so, I kneel down to your humidity.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 04:57 AM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

Seriously! LAJ

Seriously! LAJ
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 04:54 AM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

I'm not looking forward to today's group ride. ...

I'm not looking forward to today's group ride. Besides being the oldest and fattest, we are supposed to be around 100° "real feel" by the end of our ride when I will be even older.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

Bike is loaded in the car for tomorrow's ride. ...

Bike is loaded in the car for tomorrow's ride. Maybe I'll do it tomorrow.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

Beats me. Campy has been using this pattern since...

Beats me. Campy has been using this pattern since the early 2000s. I had a set from 2005 that I put a zillion miles on and never broke a spoke or trued them. I sold them to a guy just last winter for...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

Yep. They showed up with no warning this morning....

Yep. They showed up with no warning this morning.

Tubeless tires mounted and sealed. Took 21 minutes including unboxing the tires and having to pressurize the compressor.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

I'm going to time my tubeless installation. ...

I'm going to time my tubeless installation. Since they are Campy wheels, no taping is required. I'm guessing 8-10 minutes per wheel with most of that being stretching the tire on.

First off, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

And, my wheels arrived today including a second...

And, my wheels arrived today including a second set of wheel bags.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

Confession: I now own two Kickr Powers.

Confession: I now own two Kickr Powers.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

I still have my 2016 Kickr box and this new one...

I still have my 2016 Kickr box and this new one weighs a little over 1# less. :D

My wife has already claimed the new one. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

Got my new Kickr yesterday. Sucker weighs 55# in...

Got my new Kickr yesterday. Sucker weighs 55# in the box. Being a spindly arm old man, I barely got it moved to the training area in basement.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

Yep. I call them my Campy toy store. They are...

Yep. I call them my Campy toy store. They are an hour away from me.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

There's a youtube video where Ray Manzarek...

There's a youtube video where Ray Manzarek explains in detail how "Riders on the Storm" was recorded. Those type of videos mesmerize me probably because I have zero musical ability.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

Velomine speaks my language having grown up with...

Velomine speaks my language having grown up with Campy and Italian bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

Yes, and I did it this week. ;) For the...

Yes, and I did it this week. ;)

For the record, I bought the bike at Velomine in Springfield, IL. They are generally mail order but they are local to me so I just walk in. They specialize in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

BTW, a guy told me this morning that he’d like to...

BTW, a guy told me this morning that he’d like to buy it. I told him that I’d sell it to him if he wanted. My wife was shocked but I told her that I’d replace it with a V3Rs which is lighter. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

I love it. It’s not the lightest machine but it...

I love it. It’s not the lightest machine but it handles well and climbs better for me than my Propel.

I got it cheap because it was a trade show bike and had a couple chips in the paint on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

The other parcel passed right through but it was...

The other parcel passed right through but it was just the Campy wheel bags that PBK was sending separately. They probably stated a low value for them or something.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

i ordered through PBK. I get mail copied to...

i ordered through PBK. I get mail copied to three devices and none have a “notice” email. I had that happen several years ago on a bike and got a notice that the duties hadn’t been paid. No email...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

Campagnolo Bora WTO 33 Carbon clincher disc brake...

Campagnolo Bora WTO 33 Carbon clincher disc brake set, tubeless, of course.

The Campy wheels (Fulcrum) that came with my Colnago are fine but a little heavy. They’ll make excellent winter/back up...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

I’ve had a wheel set in Customs jail since 7/19. ...

I’ve had a wheel set in Customs jail since 7/19. A much cheaper parcel from the same seller and arrived in Customs the same day, cleared in no time at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

I like the Doors and have a Doors channel on...

I like the Doors and have a Doors channel on Pandora.

There, I've said it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

Thanks, Jim.

Thanks, Jim.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

Always sad. :(

Always sad. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3,357
Views: 37,220
Posted By Trsnrtr

I don’t know if anyone here has seen the...

I don’t know if anyone here has seen the Competitive Cyclist sale on Wahoo equipment, but I snagged a Kickr Power at 10% off with free 2 day shipping.
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