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02-25-24, 02:24 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By Pratt

That just might be the whole problem, it is not a...

That just might be the whole problem, it is not a coffee cup, it is a wine cup.
02-25-24, 02:18 PM
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Posted By OldTryGuy

Hopped on my recumbent at 3:10am and rode 17.71...

Hopped on my recumbent at 3:10am and rode 17.71 miles under a very bright Waning Gibbous Moon.
02-25-24, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5,977
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Posted By WaveyGravey

20 Miles. Have not had a good winter of riding. ...

20 Miles. Have not had a good winter of riding. Mostly due to weather.
02-25-24, 01:58 PM
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Posted By delbiker1

I am eating a snack after about 25 miles split...

I am eating a snack after about 25 miles split between my Poprad and Orbea Avant. This moment realized I was not ready to sit and do this. Guess I will get on my Airborne Zeppelin, that now covers...
02-25-24, 01:48 PM
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Posted By Sierra_rider

Thanks, Peacock/NBC should hire me to be a color...

Thanks, Peacock/NBC should hire me to be a color commentator for the TDF. I might make it 1/2 a broadcast before I slip up and say something highly inappropriate...actually, maybe they shouldn't hire...
02-25-24, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 185
Posted By zandoval

Pepper Spray... Ha... Around here thats a...

Pepper Spray... Ha...

Around here thats a way to really piss someone off...

Just Saying...
02-25-24, 11:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 564
Posted By Koyote

Just my $.02: The cup is what it is; if you...

Just my $.02: The cup is what it is; if you didn't realize that when purchasing, that's on you. And you've already used it.

The pedal broke. Return them.
02-25-24, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 185
Posted By JW Fas

I'm surprised the police did anything, let alone...

I'm surprised the police did anything, let alone issued a citation. My guess as to why the motorist wasn't charged with assault was because the incident was one guy's word against another, and...
02-24-24, 10:36 PM
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Posted By Sierra_rider

89 miles, 4000', and less than 5 hours of gravel...

89 miles, 4000', and less than 5 hours of gravel racing today. On paper my stats look good, I averaged 18.3 mph on a course that had its share of ruts, washboards, and technical gravel descents....
02-24-24, 09:24 PM
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Posted By ofajen

17 miles. First ride in two months. Iíve been...

17 miles. First ride in two months. Iíve been running and strength training this winter. The ride went way better than I expected. I think the strength training saved me from struggling up the...
02-24-24, 08:16 PM
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Posted By jaxgtr

So I got a late start this morning as I worked...

So I got a late start this morning as I worked until 3 am.... :crash: So as I was rolling along, the wind was not terrible, between 5 and 10 out of the NW but expected to pick up as the day went on....
02-24-24, 12:48 AM
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Posted By rsbob

Z1+Z2 24 miles with 800ft but slipped up and got...

Z1+Z2 24 miles with 800ft but slipped up and got a PR on a 3 miler, which I wasn’t really hitting too hard. Last PR on that stretch was April 2021and I was busting a nut.
...
02-23-24, 09:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 729
Posted By cweb99

Cut it off and put a permanent clip less shoe on...

Cut it off and put a permanent clip less shoe on it. Problem solved
02-23-24, 06:57 PM
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Posted By jaxgtr

Was horsing around with my dog on Thursday and he...

Was horsing around with my dog on Thursday and he gets pretty mouthy sometimes when he gets really excited and the little bugger caught my hand right at the base under my thumb leaving a 2 stitch...
02-23-24, 09:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 260
Posted By howaboutme

I figured it out!! The di2 was only set to...

I figured it out!! The di2 was only set to bluetooth. It needed to be set to both Ant+ and BT.
02-22-24, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5,977
Views: 526,250
Posted By rsbob

30 miles OD 2000í. Temps were in the low 50s.

30 miles OD 2000í. Temps were in the low 50s.
02-22-24, 07:49 PM
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Posted By Sierra_rider

I did my "easy loop" today, which is 38 miles and...

I did my "easy loop" today, which is 38 miles and only 3600' of gain. The only noteworthy thing about it/accomplishment, was that it was the least physiologically demanding ride I've ever done on...
02-22-24, 06:28 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,273
Posted By Rick

That was quite convoluted of you. I believe I...

That was quite convoluted of you. I believe I have a right to safety. I mostly don't ride in bicycle lanes. The few times that I have ended up on a rode with a dangerous situation I do what is safe...
02-22-24, 08:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By work4bike

I looked at the intersection (Newell Rd &...

I looked at the intersection (Newell Rd & Embarcadero Rd) and there's nothing crazy looking about that roadway -- Very Sad.

This reminds me of a near hit I was involved in a few years ago. I was...
02-22-24, 12:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By Leisesturm

You can't be serious. That woman had every right...

You can't be serious. That woman had every right to cycle in any weather short of a F5 Hurricane. I have plenty of fair weather only cycling friends and they have enough nous NOT to feel superior...
02-21-24, 10:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,205
Posted By PDKL45

Just ignore women alone in general. Don't...

Just ignore women alone in general. Don't slipstream them, try to get ahead and ride away from them, don't look at them and really, don't stop and talk to them. Even stopping a few hundred meters in...
02-21-24, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5,977
Views: 526,250
Posted By Sierra_rider

I'm usually away at work for the first half of...

I'm usually away at work for the first half of the week, so I've done my usual virtual trainer time this week. I keep a spare road bike at work and bring my trainer in with me.

So far this week,...
02-21-24, 08:59 PM
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Posted By jaxgtr

Got in 35 Rouvy miles with 2200 ft of climbing on...

Got in 35 Rouvy miles with 2200 ft of climbing on it. Legs felt ok, but my brain overtook the legs and told me to stop at 35. the route did have 49 miles and 2800 ft of climbing. So I will finish...
02-21-24, 08:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,273
Posted By spclark

That's why lawyers exist! Folks like that know...

That's why lawyers exist! Folks like that know that if you as much as even come close to grazing them they can sue you for every last penny you will ever earn.
02-21-24, 07:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,273
Posted By Leisesturm

Ah, I see. So that's where we must part company...

Ah, I see. So that's where we must part company on the spirit of the law interpretations. But, you do you. I belong to a subset demographic that never comes off well trying to explain nuances of...
02-21-24, 01:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,116
Posted By Duragrouch

Once you really know how to true a wheel, you can...

Once you really know how to true a wheel, you can often do a better job than the LBS, because you have all the time you need to get it really close, especially on a used rim, which is harder. The LBS...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-24, 12:04 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,915
Posted By Sierra_rider

I'm of the opinion that, below a certain...

I'm of the opinion that, below a certain threshold, money does bring some happiness. When I was dirt poor and didn't even have enough money to buy tires for my $100 used road bike, I was generally...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-24, 11:19 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,915
Posted By rsbob

One phrase that has always stuck with me is from...

One phrase that has always stuck with me is from the Stoic philosopher, Seneca, who said, “You are only as poor as your desires”. To paraphrase, “The more you desire, the more poor your spirit.” ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-24, 10:08 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,915
Posted By tomato coupe

I would say it's actually the opposite. Many...

I would say it's actually the opposite. Many stressful events (family emergencies, health problems, job loss, etc.) can be made much less stressful if you have money.
02-19-24, 08:26 PM
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Posted By jaxgtr

Did a light recovery ride today, done a lot of...

Did a light recovery ride today, done a lot of climbing lately, so got in 24 mile inside with only a scant 300 ft of incline. All zone 2 just spinning the legs. It was good.
02-18-24, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5,977
Views: 526,250
Posted By Sierra_rider

No Strava PRs today, other than some "local...

No Strava PRs today, other than some "local legends." Just a nice, mellow zone 2 ride to enjoy the storm clouds blowing in. The wind gusts tried to kill me a couple times, deep section wheels+wind...
02-17-24, 10:36 PM
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Views: 526,250
Posted By rsbob

After yesterday’s stair climbing and walking fest...

After yesterday’s stair climbing and walking fest and am doing the same tomorrow - I spun at Z1 and 2 today and watched The Tourist on Netflix. Rather bizarre and rather Ausi. Mileage was immaterial...
02-17-24, 09:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,290
Posted By rsbob

Like kimchi? :D

Like kimchi? :D
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-24, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 348
Posted By rsbob

I didnít think I was being that obviousÖ.sheesh.

I didnít think I was being that obviousÖ.sheesh.
02-17-24, 08:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,281
Posted By dedhed

Where the proverbial rubber meets the road is not...

Where the proverbial rubber meets the road is not the place to skimp
02-17-24, 03:33 PM
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Posted By Sierra_rider

Gravel ride today, 40 miles and 4000' of...

Gravel ride today, 40 miles and 4000' of climbing. Was racing to get home before the rain started...my haste netted me a top 10 on a popular Strava climb and the KOM on 2 others. I took the KOMs from...
02-17-24, 03:33 PM
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Posted By jaxgtr

Got in 51 miles and 1400 ft of climbing today.

Got in 51 miles and 1400 ft of climbing today.
02-17-24, 03:05 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,519
Posted By jaxgtr

I rotate between my road bikes, one is strictly a...

I rotate between my road bikes, one is strictly a crap weather bike, and 1 is when I ride with my wife, commute, or go to the store kind of thing. I get rid of one every so often, but then I have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-24, 02:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 348
Posted By rsbob

Afterward, I would recommend biting into a box of...

Afterward, I would recommend biting into a box of Arm and Hammar baking soda. Yum
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-24, 12:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 348
Posted By rsbob

Speaking of UTIs, since the thread is essentially...

Speaking of UTIs, since the thread is essentially dead, I have had a couple as a result of dehydration on century rides on hot (high 80s, low 90s in the PNW) days and they were not fun nor sanctioned...
02-16-24, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5,977
Views: 526,250
Posted By rsbob

‘Yup, it’s the bearings. I’m sure YouTube was a...

‘Yup, it’s the bearings. I’m sure YouTube was a video or two on how to replace and which ones to buy. Nothing wrong with having a spare, but my wife prefers her dumb trainer and YouTube videos of...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-24, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By jaxgtr

So the Gen 4 had a issues with the post clamp in...

So the Gen 4 had a issues with the post clamp in the frame and they issued a warranty process on it in early 2023. I never had any issue with my post slipping, others did. I had my Gen 4 when I...
02-16-24, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5,977
Views: 526,250
Posted By jaxgtr

I got in 35 Rouvy miles and 1800 ft of altitude...

I got in 35 Rouvy miles and 1800 ft of altitude yesterday, 29 miles and 2400 ft today. Today was a good day, set a PR in time, almost a 4 min improvement, and Power, increase of 12W on my avg, on...
02-16-24, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5,977
Views: 526,250
Posted By Sierra_rider

With all the indoor riding and my Strava not...

With all the indoor riding and my Strava not recognizing some of the "virtual" elevation gain, I needed to right my mileage to elevation ratio for the year. I was just below the 100'/mile at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-24, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 135
Posted By genejockey

The previous (11 speed) version of the disc brake...

The previous (11 speed) version of the disc brake brifters, Dura Ace and Ultegra had both reach and "free stroke" (travel before pads touch) adjustment, but 105 had only reach. I don't know about...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-24, 11:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,547
Posted By rsbob

Reading all this at my local oxygen bar while...

Reading all this at my local oxygen bar while drinking oxygenated water because I’m in recovery (mode). Junk science to follow.
Forum: Great Lakes
02-10-24, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By friday1970

So much for that worthless 3ft law. Do most...

So much for that worthless 3ft law.
Do most motorist even know about this? I believed that when this first came out, no one would know, or even care about it.
We need larger shoulders. Minimum 3f...
02-09-24, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5,977
Views: 526,250
Posted By jaxgtr

Had a nice walk and my wife went and got me an...

Had a nice walk and my wife went and got me an oreo blizzard, :love:. Feel much better now.
02-09-24, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5,977
Views: 526,250
Posted By rsbob

Quick ride to determine if a horrible noise is...

Quick ride to determine if a horrible noise is coming from the Orbea or the Wahoo Kickr. It turned out to be the Kickr - again! It was sent in once already. Time for a different trainer. The Orbea is...
02-09-24, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5,977
Views: 526,250
Posted By rsbob

May the dog take you on a relaxing walk

May the dog take you on a relaxing walk
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