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Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,716
Posted By Jack Tone

I'm going to make a wild assumption: There are...

I'm going to make a wild assumption: There are very few, if any, pros that ride their brakes down a hill in a race. I really doubt if there were any over heating problems.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5,883
Views: 71,887
Posted By Jack Tone

That was my daughter's favorite car before she...

That was my daughter's favorite car before she was old enough to drive. I think mostly because we loved to say, in a bad Italian accent...Alfa Romeo Spyder Veloce.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By Jack Tone

How about some rubber cement or patch glue.

How about some rubber cement or patch glue.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5,883
Views: 71,887
Posted By Jack Tone

Happy belated birthday, John. Also, I still...

Happy belated birthday, John.

Also, I still have a Zip drive, a Seagate tape drive, and a 5 1/4 inch floppy disk. None in use now.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5,883
Views: 71,887
Posted By Jack Tone

Happy Birthday Billy. I hope you get one of...

Happy Birthday Billy. I hope you get one of these:

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5,883
Views: 71,887
Posted By Jack Tone

I wish I'd gone to your doctor. Had laser...

I wish I'd gone to your doctor. Had laser prostate removal last Oct. Symptoms barely better. Had second (gruesome) procedure done a month ago. Symptoms even worse. Not a super fun retirement yet.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5,883
Views: 71,887
Posted By Jack Tone

I'm in the same club. I was on 3 different blood...

I'm in the same club. I was on 3 different blood pressure meds and a high dose of Flomax. Working in the garage, I was leaning over, then stood up, blacked out and fell face first into a bench...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,389
Posted By Jack Tone

Is that 4000 euros per WHeel??

Is that 4000 euros per WHeel??
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5,883
Views: 71,887
Posted By Jack Tone

I think i've done that at least 5 times. Always...

I think i've done that at least 5 times. Always stayed at a motel around the corner which was great. Lots of riders staying there, too. I LOVE riding in that area. Too bad it was cancelled last year...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By Jack Tone

If it happens with every pedal stroke, and you...

If it happens with every pedal stroke, and you have already replaced the pedals (and they are tight), with no change, then I think it can only be the bottom bracket, crank attachment, or chainring...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By Jack Tone

Beautiful bike. Looking at the specs, I see...

Beautiful bike. Looking at the specs, I see nothing that needs upgrading.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 20,409
Views: 4,707,977
Posted By Jack Tone

Damn! you must have Big hands!

Damn! you must have Big hands!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,958
Posted By Jack Tone

That's why it was harder. But still possible.

That's why it was harder. But still possible.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,958
Posted By Jack Tone

Replaced the battery on my Garmin 520. A lot...

Replaced the battery on my Garmin 520. A lot easier than the replacement on my wife's old Kindle. The screen has to be pried off gently to access the battery, and this is the result. It works, though...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,958
Posted By Jack Tone

Speaking of cheap batteries. My old Garmin 520...

Speaking of cheap batteries. My old Garmin 520 now uses 3/4 of it's charge in just a few hours with heart rate and varia connected. I ordered a battery replacement kit for $20 and will see how that...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 864
Posted By Jack Tone

It's probably not the plastic saddle you're...

It's probably not the plastic saddle you're talking about, but I bought this from Amazon a long time ago for about $10 and it's one of the most comfortable that I have:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,958
Posted By Jack Tone

Thanks for the comments. Looking for spare cash.

Thanks for the comments. Looking for spare cash.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,958
Posted By Jack Tone

For you Ti guys, I have too many bikes, but, you...

For you Ti guys, I have too many bikes, but, you know, N + 1. I keep looking at this on Craigslist for $750 with older Dura Ace. I've never owned or ridden Ti.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 937
Posted By Jack Tone

or just the strap: ...

or just the strap:
https://theblackbibs.com/collections/long-shoulder-strap-bibs/products/the-black-bibs-plus-long-shoulder-straps
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,039
Posted By Jack Tone

Thanks, Bought one of each.

Thanks, Bought one of each.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,958
Posted By Jack Tone

Same here. Since I had a mild case when it first...

Same here. Since I had a mild case when it first showed up, I can barely think, talk, or walk, let alone leave the house for anything until I have as least two cups.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,299
Posted By Jack Tone

Nice shop! and bike stand!

Nice shop! and bike stand!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,958
Posted By Jack Tone

I don't have a bike with through axles, but is it...

I don't have a bike with through axles, but is it tightened enough? and does the wheel have any play when tight?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,846
Posted By Jack Tone

Why not just remount the tire 180 degrees from...

Why not just remount the tire 180 degrees from where it is and try it. I personally wouldn't put anything in the rim channel of a tube tire.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,958
Posted By Jack Tone

No Strava, but I did record on Fitbit. My record...

No Strava, but I did record on Fitbit. My record for one day was 46000 steps.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,958
Posted By Jack Tone

For a long time, I just rode around and didn't...

For a long time, I just rode around and didn't really push it. Recently I did the whole Tour de Zwift and there was a notable increase in my fitness as shown by Zwift's FTP calculation. I suppose I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,958
Posted By Jack Tone

I walked an average of 15 miles a day as a...

I walked an average of 15 miles a day as a mailman. My heart rate was in the 40's. Went to the cardiologist when my daughter heard my heart "skip" a beat. They said my, in my words, electrical system...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,958
Posted By Jack Tone

So sorry, Bam.

So sorry, Bam.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,958
Posted By Jack Tone

Lucas...the Prince of Darkness My first car, at...

Lucas...the Prince of Darkness
My first car, at 15 1/2, was a 52 MGTD barn find that I bought for $300. I learned and failed several times at rebuilding it. I had a LOT of fun driving it when it...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,958
Posted By Jack Tone

When I was eighteen, I got a job as a truck...

When I was eighteen, I got a job as a truck driver, driving a White Freightliner with two transmission, two sticks, and 16 speeds. I thought stick shifts were the way to go....until I drove in L.A. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 204,391
Posted By Jack Tone

I used to take .8mg of Flomax for bph, also...

I used to take .8mg of Flomax for bph, also three different blood pressure meds. One day, working in the garage, I leaned down then stood up, fainted and split my nose completely in half from...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 204,391
Posted By Jack Tone

Thank You.

Thank You.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 204,391
Posted By Jack Tone

Thanks. The pre-op meeting nurse felt that was...

Thanks. The pre-op meeting nurse felt that was long, too.


On my wheel on trainer I had to really tighten the roller to keep the wheel from slipping and I think the deformation heated the tire...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 204,391
Posted By Jack Tone

Thanks. I know someone with something like that....

Thanks. I know someone with something like that. I should call them. Would they be acceptable on a group ride?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 204,391
Posted By Jack Tone

I will certainly ask in my return visit.

I will certainly ask in my return visit.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 204,391
Posted By Jack Tone

Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 204,391
Posted By Jack Tone

When I had a wheel-on trainer, I found that it...

When I had a wheel-on trainer, I found that it was really hard on tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 204,391
Posted By Jack Tone

Prostate surgery scheduled for Monday. Now I'm...

Prostate surgery scheduled for Monday. Now I'm not excited about it. Laser surgery though, if it makes a difference. Still a catheter for 3 days. Doctor also says no bike riding for 3 months which...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 204,391
Posted By Jack Tone

No. I never would have noticed except one...

No. I never would have noticed except one Christmas, my daughter was laying with her head on my chest and exclaimed "you're heart is stopping!". That's when I went to see the doctor. I feel like the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 204,391
Posted By Jack Tone

Back in my youth (late 20's) I was in my best...

Back in my youth (late 20's) I was in my best condition ever. I would ride my bike 3 days a week to a workout class at the junior college, then run a 5K, workout, and ride home. The ride was from ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,552
Posted By Jack Tone

Had the virus a year ago in Feb. Felt better in a...

Had the virus a year ago in Feb. Felt better in a week, but so tired I could barely walk. To this day I have maybe 25 percent of my strength and endurance. Also have the "brain fog" where I can't...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,555
Posted By Jack Tone

Make sure the hole doesn't have a sharp edge. If...

Make sure the hole doesn't have a sharp edge. If so, take a large drill bit and just give it a slight chamfer.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 204,391
Posted By Jack Tone

Jeez, that sucks! I hope you and the bike recover...

Jeez, that sucks! I hope you and the bike recover ok.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 204,391
Posted By Jack Tone

I think Fulgaz has a family plan, too.

I think Fulgaz has a family plan, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 204,391
Posted By Jack Tone

Velo Vol, I was looking at games on Steam last...

Velo Vol, I was looking at games on Steam last night and I found one you might like:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 204,391
Posted By Jack Tone

I love the music references: Mothers of...

I love the music references: Mothers of Invention, Dwight Yoakam, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix....etc,
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 204,391
Posted By Jack Tone

I'm not sure if this is any help, but there's...

I'm not sure if this is any help, but there's this:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 217,483
Posted By Jack Tone

For sure. Just bought two more yesterday on...

For sure. Just bought two more yesterday on Craigslist. Went to buy one and he had another nice one for sale.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 217,483
Posted By Jack Tone

HOT! except for the seat post. still, I...

HOT! except for the seat post.
still, I wouldn't buy a bike with hidden cockpit cables.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 217,483
Posted By Jack Tone

I like these "how old are you" posts. I am: ...

I like these "how old are you" posts. I am:

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PS my first car

and : "

Cost...
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