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08-07-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4,324
Views: 336,095
Posted By Troul

musty 102 miles. beat the rain clouds & the...

musty 102 miles. beat the rain clouds & the masses from the mass.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,454
Posted By genejockey

Guy who keeps getting dropped calls other riders...

Guy who keeps getting dropped calls other riders 'freds'.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 20,480
Views: 4,777,980
Posted By Mojo31

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Birthday present from my bride.
08-04-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 40,948
Posted By big john

You clearly have nothing to contribute to this...

You clearly have nothing to contribute to this forum. Why are you continuing to beat your dead horse from your pathetic soapbox? Give it a rest, NOBODY wants to read about your bitterness.
08-02-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 40,948
Posted By genejockey

One salient fact about aerodynamics that I...

One salient fact about aerodynamics that I haven't seen addressed is how SMALL a factor it is for most amateur riders. The article on the CdA and position that has now been posted at least twice ...
08-01-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 40,948
Posted By Kapusta

After three pages, facts expire, and timtak need...

After three pages, facts expire, and timtak need not be hampered by them.

Now he has shifted his argument to being in favor of bikes set up for a “jackknifed” riding position…. Or as people who...
07-31-22, 04:51 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3,092
Views: 37,760
Posted By genejockey

There's ONE MUP that I'm willing to ride on. Two...

There's ONE MUP that I'm willing to ride on. Two reasons. First, there's very little traffic on it, and 2 - well, just look......
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,097
Posted By GBK233

There may be some of that as well. btw: I...

There may be some of that as well.

btw: I didn’t upgrade just for weight. Just made sense to upgrade vs upgrading the wheels on my Defy and adding Di2
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,282
Posted By Litespud

we really need to address the mental health...

we really need to address the mental health crisis in this country.....:wtf:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-22, 10:54 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,097
Posted By RChung

That falls under #4.

That falls under #4.
07-25-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 13,849
Posted By jkbrooks

Bravo!

Bravo!
07-23-22, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4,324
Views: 336,095
Posted By rsbob

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Saddle sore is no more. 😁
07-21-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,052
Posted By genejockey

The First Rule of Tautology Club is the First...

The First Rule of Tautology Club is the First Rule of Tautology Club.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,097
Posted By Eric F

Don't you know that reality and sensibility don't...

Don't you know that reality and sensibility don't go around here?

Light bikes feel good to ride. Feeling good inspires me to ride harder. Riding harder means going faster. Therefore, light bikes...
07-21-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 40,948
Posted By burnthesheep

With 105 moving to di2 only, I say it is a...

With 105 moving to di2 only, I say it is a definitive win for folks NOT pushing a competitive advantage. Why? An enduring royal pain is mech shift cables, replacement, adjustment.

Di2 and AXS...
07-20-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,052
Posted By livedarklions

The irony of you calling someone else's question...

The irony of you calling someone else's question silly!
07-19-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 6,694
Posted By genejockey

This. There's a belief out there that touching...

This. There's a belief out there that touching your front brake will instantly catapult you over the bars. It's an article of faith to a lot of novice riders.
07-19-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,272
Posted By Koyote

I'm STILL waiting to see this bike with 36 (or...

I'm STILL waiting to see this bike with 36 (or more!) gears. Please show us, rydabent . Pretty please.

If I don't see this bike pretty soon, I'm gonna start thinking that you are just making...
07-18-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,699
Posted By tornado60

The best bike to own is one you will want to ride.

The best bike to own is one you will want to ride.
07-18-22, 02:48 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,272
Posted By Koyote

Wait, I thought there are bikes with 36 (and even...

Wait, I thought there are bikes with 36 (and even more!) gears. Now we're down to 12?

​​​​​​

So you can recognize one of the benefits of having more gears, but you still rant against it?
07-18-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 6,694
Posted By smd4

I have two brake levers, and will continue to use...

I have two brake levers, and will continue to use both brakes at the same time, regardless of what some guy I never heard of named Sheldon or Larry or anyone else says.
07-17-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 544
Posted By fishboat

Not to be too anal(or pedantic if the last word...

Not to be too anal(or pedantic if the last word was aced), but when talking about accuracy and precision it's best to use specific/correct terms.

Precision is "repeatability"(in the science and...
07-13-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,272
Posted By WhyFi

I get joy out of riding by going faster and...

I get joy out of riding by going faster and further.
07-12-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,272
Posted By Rolla

Hate to break it to you, but riding a decade-old...

Hate to break it to you, but riding a decade-old recumbent is a fashion statement, too.
07-11-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,385
Posted By MattTheHat

07/01 - 36.0 miles 07/02 - 33.3 miles 07/03 -...

07/01 - 36.0 miles
07/02 - 33.3 miles
07/03 - 49.2 miles
07/04 - 55.9 miles
07/05 - 37.2 miles
07/06 - 100.4 miles
07/07 - 18.3 miles
07/08 - 17.5 miles
07/09 - 17.5 miles
07/10 - 39.4 miles
07-11-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,241
Posted By bamboobike4

Holy cow, thanks for that info. Were I to go Di2,...

Holy cow, thanks for that info. Were I to go Di2, I'd be all over that, and someday, likely will be. You just made my day.
Now, how to put that 9200 on my steel Colnago? RiddleOfSteel.....?
07-11-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,046
Posted By Outrider1

Fooferdoggie, I have been adamantly opposed to...

Fooferdoggie, I have been adamantly opposed to ebikes, mainly because nearly all that I encounter where I ride, are not pedalling. Your patient responses to many posters on this thread, and the above...
07-06-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 40,948
Posted By genejockey

Lordy, what a silly, elitist attitude. But it's...

Lordy, what a silly, elitist attitude. But it's not even the usual "I'm better than you" elitism, it's "I'm not worthy! And by extension neither are you!" elitism. Enjoying something simple, like...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 628
Posted By genejockey

Oh, yeah! Forgot the stats: Mileage: 3256...

Oh, yeah! Forgot the stats:

Mileage: 3256 (but includes Zwift and IRL miles. I'm too lazy to disentangle them right now)
Climbing: 173,822 ft
Time: 203hr.
07-04-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 699
Posted By phtomita

Last day at Hawk Hill From Bicentennial...

Last day at Hawk Hill

From Bicentennial Campground area
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From the view...
07-04-22, 08:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 699
Posted By phtomita

Some pics from Balboa Park to Richmond Station ...

Some pics from Balboa Park to Richmond Station

Rincon Park at end of Folsom St....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 628
Posted By roadcrankr

Golden Gate Park would be a blast, with all the...

Golden Gate Park would be a blast, with all the variations of routes. Or going along the coast looks nice. And all that clean air. Good stuff.
07-04-22, 05:08 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,453
Posted By bboy314

For next time, if you want to try starting at the...

For next time, if you want to try starting at the bottom (which I’d recommend), ESI makes some really nice silicone finishing tape that looks good and is easy to use. It comes it’s their bar wrap but...
07-04-22, 04:15 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,453
Posted By Chuck M

I've seen worse than what is in the OP on bikes...

I've seen worse than what is in the OP on bikes for sale that were touting the wrap as a positive.

If it was my bike, it may bother me or it may not. But finishing tape bothers me too.
07-03-22, 09:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,453
Posted By BillRS22

Wrapping Bars

Wrapping bars is one of my least favorite chores. Your wrap is OK but looks a little loose on the drops. When you do rewrap the bar, use the old tape and practice on another bar if you have one...
07-03-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,453
Posted By Polaris OBark

That would drive me nuts. If it isn't something...

That would drive me nuts. If it isn't something that would get damaged by taking it off, take it off, and switch the two ends so that the label is exposed, and re-wrap.

Always remember this: ...
07-03-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7,009
Views: 508,254
Posted By Flatballer

New baby is here. In the NICU because she keeps...

New baby is here. In the NICU because she keeps not breathing and turning blue, but they don't seem super concerned and she's improving and doing it less frequently. She's hanging out with us at...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-22, 03:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 628
Posted By spelger

i do have a goal and i am ahead on both mileage...

i do have a goal and i am ahead on both mileage and elevation, so far. i like the heat map. wonder what my most common routes are...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-22, 04:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 628
Posted By Greatestalltime

My miles are correct at 3941, but it says my...

My miles are correct at 3941, but it says my elevation is at 184,551. There’s no way that can be right?? I don’t think. Most of my rides here in Louisville KY seem fairly flat or they sure seem flat...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,762
Posted By WhyFi

I do my part to help y'all by avoiding such...

I do my part to help y'all by avoiding such bikes, myself.

You're welcome. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,762
Posted By WhyFi

​​​​​When you put it that way, the Madone sounds...

​​​​​When you put it that way, the Madone sounds like a fantastic value: one bike that I'd love to ride or 15 that would collect cobwebs?
06-30-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,767
Posted By unterhausen

Moderators note: Bringing politics out of the P&R...

Moderators note: Bringing politics out of the P&R forum is a good way to get yourself limited from posting at all.
Closed for moderator review.
06-19-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,461
Posted By holytrousers

Very few people try to think in a holistic way. ...

Very few people try to think in a holistic way.
Being a cyclist means more than just riding a bike: it's also having a sane, rational and healthy mindset.
06-19-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,461
Posted By stardognine

Amen, brother. Way too many people think they...

Amen, brother. Way too many people think they "deserve" to be rude to others, just because they have a little experience. 🙄
06-19-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 9,691
Posted By tomato coupe

It's a little known fact that the U.S. originally...

It's a little known fact that the U.S. originally planned to drop a steam locomotive on Nagasaki.
06-18-22, 10:16 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,461
Posted By livedarklions

Maybe reread what I actually wrote. The problem...

Maybe reread what I actually wrote. The problem is you're not even wrong, you don't understand what the question is. The question is whether someone will actually eat more if they are cycling for...
06-18-22, 09:08 PM
06-16-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 40,948
Posted By PeteHski

I think that's the bottom line. Similar to the...

I think that's the bottom line. Similar to the conclusion these guys made when comparing 2009 vs 2021 prices

https://www.bikeradar.com/features/why-are-bikes-so-expensive/

"A second-tier...
06-13-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,461
Posted By alcjphil

I have spent 50 years riding on the roads and...

I have spent 50 years riding on the roads and have had some unpleasant encounters with motorists during that time. It's nice to know that there are now people who are far more annoying than I am....
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