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Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 200
Posted By Jack Tone

Bigger tires, lower pressure?

Bigger tires, lower pressure?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6,719
Views: 84,034
Posted By Jack Tone

Sorry, Bam.

Sorry, Bam.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6,719
Views: 84,034
Posted By Jack Tone

A couple of months ago, my new cardiologist put...

A couple of months ago, my new cardiologist put me on beta blockers. On my first ride of only 10 miles my heart rate was 70 or under. I quit using them and went back to my old meds. Two days ago I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 577
Posted By Jack Tone

I have big hands. I bought a bike with these...

I have big hands. I bought a bike with these handlebars. There was no way that I could EVER reach the brake levers with my hands in the drops. They immediately went into the garbage.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 986
Posted By Jack Tone

He weighs 200 pounds. 120 psi is not extremely...

He weighs 200 pounds. 120 psi is not extremely high for his weight. The bike path looked smooth. The same tires, tubeless at 72 psi might be way too low for him. Tube might very well be faster in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,511
Posted By Jack Tone

When my daughter was on University of California...

When my daughter was on University of California Crew team, their research found the best recovery drink was chocolate milk, and the best energy bar was a Snickers. I was at Mammoth Mountain for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6,719
Views: 84,034
Posted By Jack Tone

That's what I would do. Assuming the cable is...

That's what I would do. Assuming the cable is connected right and with no kinks, and the shifter works, the only way I can visualize this happening is that it was set up with the shifter in the 11th...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 4,268
Posted By Jack Tone

Yes, use what pedals you like. Also, as said...

Yes, use what pedals you like. Also, as said above, retention is usually adjustable. Worn cleats will sometimes make it harder to unclip. We all fall over sometimes. My best was crossing a busy...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 564
Posted By Jack Tone

I don't know what knee drift is, but would...

I don't know what knee drift is, but would something like this work?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6,719
Views: 84,034
Posted By Jack Tone

Sorry to hear that. Hope you can put it off, too.

Sorry to hear that. Hope you can put it off, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 483
Posted By Jack Tone

Something like this? Amazon.com : AromaHome...

Something like this?

Amazon.com : AromaHome Bicycle Saddle Support Seat-Post Mount Tail Light Holder for Bontrager Trek Taillight : Sports & Outdoors...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6,719
Views: 84,034
Posted By Jack Tone

Bathroom/Kitchen faucet?

Bathroom/Kitchen faucet?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6,719
Views: 84,034
Posted By Jack Tone

I've never ridden Gatorskins, so I can't compare,...

I've never ridden Gatorskins, so I can't compare, but these Do have pretty flexible sidewalls.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6,719
Views: 84,034
Posted By Jack Tone

From what I've read, I don't think I could beat...

From what I've read, I don't think I could beat Beng on anything.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6,719
Views: 84,034
Posted By Jack Tone

Just finished my first ride on my Chou Yang Speed...

Just finished my first ride on my Chou Yang Speed Shark tires. I'm not sure if they were as speedy as my GP4000's with latex tubes, but they were fine. Very smooth. Details: total bike and rider with...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 963
Posted By Jack Tone

:eek: I would speak to my mechanic about that.

:eek: I would speak to my mechanic about that.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,243
Posted By Jack Tone

Get well soon!

Get well soon!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 10,559
Posted By Jack Tone

I just bought a can of spray on wax lube. I'm...

I just bought a can of spray on wax lube. I'm going to clean my chain and try it. I'm looking forward to the additional two watts of power which is a significant percentage of my overall output.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,780
Posted By Jack Tone

[/i] It seems there are two different people...

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It seems there are two different people talking here.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 10,559
Posted By Jack Tone

Who did this test? For what it's worth. I had a...

Who did this test? For what it's worth. I had a Fisher mt. bike that I did many mt. bike races on, then retired it to a commuter. Did over 6.000 miles commuting with it. Original chain, and before I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 496
Posted By Jack Tone

Your probably a better rider, but when I was...

Your probably a better rider, but when I was riding and racing my mt. bike with flats and clips, (before spd), I felt much more secure.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6,719
Views: 84,034
Posted By Jack Tone

I drove RHD for the Post Office for 20 years. Got...

I drove RHD for the Post Office for 20 years. Got used to it pretty quickly. For the first month or two I hit a lot of curbs when I got into my own car.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6,719
Views: 84,034
Posted By Jack Tone

My Mom and Dad would let me sit next to them and...

My Mom and Dad would let me sit next to them and steer, like Bruce would sing about. At 16 and 1 week, I took Mom's Plymouth Fury with a 361 V8 and totalled it into a tree showing off.. At 18 I got a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 496
Posted By Jack Tone

I put something like these on my commuter bike...

I put something like these on my commuter bike with flat pedals. They don't break or bend. I used work shoes or tennis shoes.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,646
Posted By Jack Tone

Waiting for the doctors to comment how bones work...

Waiting for the doctors to comment how bones work without muscles.
Edited for clarity: How can bones work without muscles?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6,719
Views: 84,034
Posted By Jack Tone

On their site, most Contis are on sale. GP 5000...

On their site, most Contis are on sale. GP 5000 is 2 for 98.
edit: checked sizes and all they had were 28s. edit again. 2 packs, only 28s, but if you buy singles for $53, they have 23 and 25.?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6,719
Views: 84,034
Posted By Jack Tone

Did you see the ad from Excel Sports today. 2 GP...

Did you see the ad from Excel Sports today. 2 GP 4 seasons for $89?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 647
Posted By Jack Tone

[QUOTE=Jack Tone;22598327]I've had the original...

[QUOTE=Jack Tone;22598327]I've had the original Tickr for years. It's worked perfectly. Yesterday, after reading this thread, went for a ride and it was stuck on 2bpm.

Edit: Funny thing is that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 647
Posted By Jack Tone

I've had the original Tickr for years. It's...

I've had the original Tickr for years. It's worked perfectly. Yesterday, after reading this thread, went for a ride and it was stuck on 2bpm.

Edit: Funny thing is that for a split second it would...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,350
Posted By Jack Tone

If you're comfortable crashing with flat pedals,...

If you're comfortable crashing with flat pedals, then for sure, keep crashing on flat pedals.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,817
Posted By Jack Tone

I would PAY to see a race between Larry and Beng....

I would PAY to see a race between Larry and Beng. We could call it the Troll Tournament.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6,719
Views: 84,034
Posted By Jack Tone

:( So Sorry, I hear you. I have two males with...

:( So Sorry, I hear you. I have two males with the same problem. Their special food and medicine is ridiculous.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6,719
Views: 84,034
Posted By Jack Tone

He doesn't listen. He's an associate of my...

He doesn't listen. He's an associate of my regular doc. HIs nurse confirmed my allergies. He prescribed something that I was allergic to. The pharmacy caught it. I told him my pacemaker acted weird....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 965
Posted By Jack Tone

Like NumbersGuy said, get some good bib shorts....

Like NumbersGuy said, get some good bib shorts. They don't have to be expensive. I like The Black Bibs (https://theblackbibs.com/)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,586
Posted By Jack Tone

Oh NO! Thank YOU for the entertainment.

Oh NO! Thank YOU for the entertainment.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-22, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6,719
Views: 84,034
Posted By Jack Tone

I saw a new cardiologist last week. He started me...

I saw a new cardiologist last week. He started me on a new blood pressure med, carvedilol. A beta blocker, I think. Felt like crap all week and decided I HAD to try and ride today. I was planning a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 394
Posted By Jack Tone

I would think that a worn cog could cause the...

I would think that a worn cog could cause the chain to skip, but it would seem to me that it would fall even easier onto a smaller cog. First I would turn the rear derailleur barrel adjuster a couple...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 503
Posted By Jack Tone

All my cleats have a bit of float. If I get new...

All my cleats have a bit of float. If I get new shoes, I'll put the cleats on tight enough that they don't slip. Then I click the shoe into the pedal and note whether it's straight with the bike or...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,350
Posted By Jack Tone

Dam, you're good!!

Dam, you're good!!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6,719
Views: 84,034
Posted By Jack Tone

When I first started riding seriously, I would go...

When I first started riding seriously, I would go up Old La Honda and never see a single car. A few days ago, I watched a video of Phil Gaimon trying for a KOM on Old La Honda and it looked like a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3,070
Views: 881,237
Posted By Jack Tone

For those of us that aren't tubeless yet, this...

For those of us that aren't tubeless yet, this looks like a good deal on tubes:

Vittoria Bulk Tube Specials Excel Sports | Shop Online From Boulder Colorado...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6,719
Views: 84,034
Posted By Jack Tone

Speaking of rice cookers. When Lisa Loeb said...

Speaking of rice cookers. When Lisa Loeb said this made her life complete, I bought one of these for my wife about 23 or so years ago. Still works great:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 789
Posted By Jack Tone

Like WhyFi said, check cassette for looseness....

Like WhyFi said, check cassette for looseness. Next people said, check derailleur alignment, and finally, like others have said, get a new mechanic. "Air in the line" ???
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-22, 10:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,977
Posted By Jack Tone

Actually the other way around. They linked the...

Actually the other way around. They linked the rear brake pedal to the front lever so there was some front brake used while only using the rear brake, at least on their touring bikes. PS IF you watch...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6,719
Views: 84,034
Posted By Jack Tone

This has inspired me to cut up some tire liners I...

This has inspired me to cut up some tire liners I had and put them in all my saddle bags for tire boots. I had a rear flat yesterday, pumped up with my mini pump for 200 strokes to get 100 or so psi....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6,719
Views: 84,034
Posted By Jack Tone

That's a lot of tools to carry if you have a...

That's a lot of tools to carry if you have a flat!!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6,719
Views: 84,034
Posted By Jack Tone

Just a quick sprint past a yellow light. ...

Just a quick sprint past a yellow light.

Back when I lived in the Bay Area, I was riding in Portola Valley, and a guy in 7 Eleven kit was riding the other way about 20 mph sitting up, no handed....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,145
Posted By Jack Tone

I wish I could limit mine to 150, I climbed 1900...

I wish I could limit mine to 150, I climbed 1900 (virtual) feet yesterday with my goofy pacemaker and my average for the climb was 102.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-22, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6,719
Views: 84,034
Posted By Jack Tone

Got my Powerpod power meter to work. Don't know...

Got my Powerpod power meter to work. Don't know my own strength.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/465x645/power_878d820919307fb5a5d64bb7c286e8794eca54fa.png
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 155,836
Posted By Jack Tone

My Dad took me to Laguna Seca when I was a kid...

My Dad took me to Laguna Seca when I was a kid and we watched Jim Hall win with that car.
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