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08-11-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 638
Posted By Eric F

If VegasJen wants this wheel, PM me the cost for...

If VegasJen wants this wheel, PM me the cost for shipping and where to send money (PayPal, Venmo preferred). I'll pick up the cost for shipping.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 40,894
Posted By Eric F

I use a mount that attaches to the seat rails,...

I use a mount that attaches to the seat rails, but I don't use a seat bag. Works great for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 40,894
Posted By Eric F

Same for me. After a long streak of 4s and 5s,...

Same for me. After a long streak of 4s and 5s, this was a nice change of result.
08-10-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 42,790
Posted By Eric F

"Hello, Mr. genejockey. This is Linda, the...

"Hello, Mr. genejockey. This is Linda, the President of the Homeowner's Association. Per Article 7, Paragraph D of the contract you signed when you purchased your home, the grass blades on your...
08-10-22, 03:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,172
Posted By Eric F

When I was young, strong, and fit, I used to do...

When I was young, strong, and fit, I used to do all my local riding with a 53/39 x11-23. One of the weeknight go-fast group rides included a ton of climbing, including some 15%+ pitches. I could...
08-10-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,172
Posted By Eric F

Why do you assume that you can perform at a high...

Why do you assume that you can perform at a high level when you haven't been riding for very long?
08-10-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,172
Posted By Eric F

You're thinking of a different BF wacko.

You're thinking of a different BF wacko.
08-10-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,172
Posted By Eric F

How? Training. No one jumps on a bike for the...

How? Training. No one jumps on a bike for the first time and rides at a world-class level. The human body has a fantastic ability to adapt to training, but it doesn't happen overnight.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 40,894
Posted By Eric F

Glad you're okay. I hope the bike is, too. ...

Glad you're okay. I hope the bike is, too.

Last time I had an issue like that was moving up along the side of a fast and competitive pack ride. Apparently, my bike somersaulted spectacularly,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 40,894
Posted By Eric F

Same, again.

Same, again.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 40,894
Posted By Eric F

Same. Lines 1 and 3-5 were identical to yours.

Same. Lines 1 and 3-5 were identical to yours.
08-09-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 42,790
Posted By Eric F

Obviously, I need to buy a scythe for them to use.

Obviously, I need to buy a scythe for them to use.
08-09-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 42,790
Posted By Eric F

I don't own a mower. I pay for people to show up...

I don't own a mower. I pay for people to show up at my house every week to cut/trim/blow while I'm at work. Am I a fool? Maybe, but I'm not burning most of a weekend day of bike/family/nap time,...
08-09-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 42,790
Posted By Eric F

I got a double-dose of Britney from my girls -...

I got a double-dose of Britney from my girls - LOL. However, I have successfully implanted my music preferences in their core. Both times I've seen Green Day in concert, my girls were with me, and...
08-09-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 42,790
Posted By Eric F

I have 18 and 23 year old daughters. I have been...

I have 18 and 23 year old daughters. I have been subjected to far too much BS over the years.
08-08-22, 11:56 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 42,790
Posted By Eric F

This has also been my experience. The quality of...

This has also been my experience. The quality of the rider (not just power capabilities) is much more of a consideration than the value of the bike.
08-08-22, 11:01 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 42,790
Posted By Eric F

How sad. While youíre attempting to justify why...

How sad. While youíre attempting to justify why spending your day whacking away with a tool considered obsolete before you were born is a good idea, Iíd rather use a modern efficient tool that allows...
08-08-22, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 42,790
Posted By Eric F

Will waxing help me win sprints to the next...

Will waxing help me win sprints to the next dumpster?
08-08-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 42,790
Posted By Eric F

Mine was a big square bottle. Jack Daniels and...

Mine was a big square bottle. Jack Daniels and Diet Pepsi are my go-to weekend evening beverage.

I've never done a mineral spirits chain wash before. I usually just run my chain through one of...
08-08-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 42,790
Posted By Eric F

I did that this past weekend. However, I won't...

I did that this past weekend. However, I won't be flinging it into a dumpster until it's completely empty.
08-08-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 42,790
Posted By Eric F

Beng has made his position very clear. If you...

Beng has made his position very clear. If you buy a bike that was made in this century, and are not capable of racing and winning at the highest levels of competition, you are a sucker, a poser, and...
08-08-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 456
Posted By Eric F

Risky? No. There's nothing "risky" about a...

Risky? No. There's nothing "risky" about a newer groupset on that frame. That said, a frame of that quality begs to be dressed with high-quality parts. I would have a hard time putting anything...
08-08-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,659
Posted By Eric F

No. No. No. It's not only dangerous, but...

No. No. No.

It's not only dangerous, but also violation of the vehicle codes which govern how bicycles are to be operated on the roads.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 40,894
Posted By Eric F

Yes. Latigo Canyon is further west, but it's the...

Yes. Latigo Canyon is further west, but it's the same range of mountains, and overlooks the same water.
08-08-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 195,277
Posted By Eric F

Saturday Dirt Therapy...Sullivan Ridge Rd -...

Saturday Dirt Therapy...Sullivan Ridge Rd - Farmers Ridge/Bent Arrow singletrack - Dirt Mullholland to The Hub - Backbone Trail to Will Rogers Park. Longest MTB ride in a very long time, and my buddy...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 40,894
Posted By Eric F

Saturday dirt therapy. Overlooking Santa Monica...

Saturday dirt therapy. Overlooking Santa Monica Bay from Backbone Trail (Los Angeles)...
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08-08-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 42,790
Posted By Eric F

Psssssst. YOU still don't get it. There are...

Psssssst. YOU still don't get it.

There are a lot of people - including myself and most of the people I ride with - who have been riding long enough, at a high enough level, to recognize and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 40,894
Posted By Eric F

Group rides are one of my main social outlets,...

Group rides are one of my main social outlets, and I much prefer riding on the road with a group than solo. If I'm riding alone, it's most likely going to be on my MTB.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 40,894
Posted By Eric F

The jersey will be used on my MTB, mostly. Also,...

The jersey will be used on my MTB, mostly. Also, most of my road miles are with groups of 10+ riders, so not being seen isnít a big issue. I have a variety of options for different situations.
08-07-22, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By Eric F

I have a 612 14cm that came with a used road bike...

I have a 612 14cm that came with a used road bike I bought a little while back. For me, the saddle is excellent. As usual with saddles, perfect for one person is torture for another.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 40,894
Posted By Eric F

Did my time this weekend. Got my discount....

Did my time this weekend. Got my discount. Ordered a Pro II jersey in sage green. It will pair nicely with the grey bibs I have on the way from Neopro. If Le Col does these discounts on a regular...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 40,894
Posted By Eric F

I didn't know about the Le Col challenge. I just...

I didn't know about the Le Col challenge. I just signed up for the current one.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 40,894
Posted By Eric F

I saw that. I agree that it's not a topic for...

I saw that. I agree that it's not a topic for here.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 40,894
Posted By Eric F

I follow Dee Snider on Twitter. It's comical how...

I follow Dee Snider on Twitter. It's comical how often people try to explain to him the meaning of the lyrics of a song he wrote.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 40,894
Posted By Eric F

5/6 for me today.

5/6 for me today.
08-05-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 42,790
Posted By Eric F

I'm still trying to figure it out, beng. Are you...

I'm still trying to figure it out, beng. Are you willfully ignorant, trying to justify your own preferences/limitation, or just a troll?
08-05-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,180
Posted By Eric F

Really? I thought the mullet fad was fading out.

Really? I thought the mullet fad was fading out.
08-04-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,230
Posted By Eric F

I've certainly had my share of moments when I've...

I've certainly had my share of moments when I've been irritated by drivers...

...but then I remember that they are protected inside a reinforced and motorized 5000 lb box, and I'm wearing lycra...
08-04-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By Eric F

My stable of bikes includes machines from 1977 to...

My stable of bikes includes machines from 1977 to 2019. Some get ridden a lot. Some not very much. All of them are in good condition and rideable right now. For me, the building/restoring is an...
08-04-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 42,790
Posted By Eric F

I guess I'm a chump. I prefer to buy new bottles...

I guess I'm a chump. I prefer to buy new bottles of liquor that haven't been taste-tested by an unknown source and left in a dumpster. Today, I spent an obscene amount of money on a MTB tire...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 40,894
Posted By Eric F

Agreed. We have a place in my area that...

Agreed. We have a place in my area that specializes in dishes from the Yucatan area. Their cochinita pibil is fantastic.

For those who enjoy food TV shows and tacos, watch "Taco Chronicles" on...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 40,894
Posted By Eric F

That concept could be done well...or it could be...

That concept could be done well...or it could be a mess.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 40,894
Posted By Eric F

Not yet.

Not yet.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 40,894
Posted By Eric F

I've been told multiple times that I'm too much.

I've been told multiple times that I'm too much.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 40,894
Posted By Eric F

I enjoy elevated Mexican dishes on occasion, but...

I enjoy elevated Mexican dishes on occasion, but most often, I'm going after simple tacos with good quality ingredients.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 40,894
Posted By Eric F

There's so much good Mexican food in my area,...

There's so much good Mexican food in my area, it's kind of nutty. A couple of weeks ago, I tried a taco place that had been there for a couple of years, but I hadn't been to yet. It was fantastic,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 40,894
Posted By Eric F

I've historically been a Giro wearer, but when in...

I've historically been a Giro wearer, but when in the market for a helmet not long ago, I went to one of the larger LBSs in the area and tried on a wide range - Giro, Spec, Lazer, POC, MET, Kask, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 40,894
Posted By Eric F

Hit a new-to-me, hole-in-the-wall, Mexican place...

Hit a new-to-me, hole-in-the-wall, Mexican place for lunch today. Food was good, and I will be back.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3,294
Views: 40,894
Posted By Eric F

Bring a jacket for the trip down.

Bring a jacket for the trip down.
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