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07-28-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,609
Posted By Snotrub

Japan has to be losing their posteriors with no...

Japan has to be losing their posteriors with no event ticket sales, merchandise sales, on site vending sales, hotel tax, gasoline tax, public transportation revenue, etc. I will say that it has been...
06-25-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,904
Posted By Snotrub

I miss that version of Bobke. Unfiltered and...

I miss that version of Bobke. Unfiltered and unrefined. I remember him referring to the Dutch along side the roads as "Schmegmies". He had a unapologetic disdain for the French, which I'm sure he...
06-24-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,233
Posted By Snotrub

Bernal won the Giro this year and he looked as...

Bernal won the Giro this year and he looked as good as ever, until the 3rd week, but even then, he was right up there. I'm sure he is skipping the TdF and will be riding the Vuelta for the win. I'll...
06-23-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 26,653
Posted By Snotrub

You're better than me. I would have put him in...

You're better than me. I would have put him in the ditch long before he had a flat. :o
06-22-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,026
Posted By Snotrub

I was in the same situation recently, only I took...

I was in the same situation recently, only I took off for several years. I ballooned up to over 235lbs and had to take several trips to the ER thinking I was having a heart attack. Turned out to be...
06-07-21, 06:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,350
Posted By Snotrub

I wasn't able to catch the live feed of stage 8,...

I wasn't able to catch the live feed of stage 8, so I had to wait for the replay on NBCSG, which DIDN"T AIR UNTIL AFTER 3:00 CDT!! My guess is they were trying to edit that **** show that was the...
06-04-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,565
Posted By Snotrub

Welcome to the club. New members must buy the...

Welcome to the club. New members must buy the beer for 2 weeks after obtaining the entry qualifications.
05-17-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By Snotrub

I was having issues yesterday with buffering. ...

I was having issues yesterday with buffering. The wheel just kept spinning when I first played the replay. I was having audio issues as well, mostly when Sean Kelley was speaking. It seems the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,859
Posted By Snotrub

I'm dipping my toe in as well, after 25+ years of...

I'm dipping my toe in as well, after 25+ years of racing and riding. I fought it as long as I could, just like I did the 29" wheel.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,171
Posted By Snotrub

Yep, differing opinions. I've used just about...

Yep, differing opinions. I've used just about everything over the years, Rock and Roll, Pro Link (my team was sponsored by Pro Link and I HAD to use it), Tri Flow, and many others. I always...
05-11-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,106
Posted By Snotrub

If you're going to be in downtown CS, there are...

If you're going to be in downtown CS, there are quite a few bike racks throughout. If on the outlying areas, they are hit and miss. There are many bike paths and bike lanes throughout the city and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,405
Posted By Snotrub

Awesome!! I knw you'll like it. Here is me with...

Awesome!! I knw you'll like it. Here is me with mine a few weeks ago:

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,405
Posted By Snotrub

I second this assessment of the Domane. I just...

I second this assessment of the Domane. I just have the plain Jane SL6 with mechanical Ultegra, but I must say, it's my favorite road bike of all that I have owned. It's just fun to ride. It's a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,213
Posted By Snotrub

So, are you riding with others that are on...

So, are you riding with others that are on dedicated road bikes? If so, your hybrid doesn't stand a chance. A fixie won't help either. If you want to go on group rides with fast riders, you'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,045
Posted By Snotrub

That seems to be what all the cool kids are...

That seems to be what all the cool kids are wearing. I prefer a 3-4", but I'm old and not soo cool anymore.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2,772
Views: 487,512
Posted By Snotrub

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This is 11 miles into the southern terminus of the Natchez Trace Parkway in...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 949
Posted By Snotrub

My LBS advised the same thing to me. They...

My LBS advised the same thing to me. They recommend Orange for road bikes. It' a little more expensive, but I guess It's worth it.
04-23-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,808
Posted By Snotrub

We are surrounded by coyotes as we live out in...

We are surrounded by coyotes as we live out in the country. I started hunting them when they came into my horse barn and ate all 4 of my wife's barn cats. They are boogers to hunt, very smart and...
04-22-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 80,800
Posted By Snotrub

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Me several years ago during my racing days.
04-22-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 80,800
Posted By Snotrub

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Last week in Mississippi.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,734
Posted By Snotrub

If you're serious about a new wheel set and like...

If you're serious about a new wheel set and like the 3V's, I'd recommend going back to that store right now and buy them. I looked at ordering a set of Paradigm Elite last week and they're 6 months...
03-01-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By Snotrub

My wife and I were planning a trip to NOLA in...

My wife and I were planning a trip to NOLA in April, but with all the COVID shutdowns in LA and especially NO, we decided to dock in Natchez, MS. I'm going to ride the Natchez Trace Parkway a couple...
03-01-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,240
Posted By Snotrub

Great job!! Now, you will, eventually experience...

Great job!! Now, you will, eventually experience the dreaded fall over at a stop sign/light in front of EVERYONE. Anyone that has switched to clipless pedals has done it. Once done, you have...
02-24-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,245
Posted By Snotrub

I used to run Rapid Rise XTR on my mountain...

I used to run Rapid Rise XTR on my mountain bikes. I loved it, but not many others did so it went the way of the do do bird. As for disk brakes, I started running disk brakes around 2010 on my...
02-11-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,714
Posted By Snotrub

The OP could have left the last word off of the...

The OP could have left the last word off of the thread title. :D
02-10-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,365
Posted By Snotrub

Took my hardtail out a couple weeks ago. ...

Took my hardtail out a couple weeks ago.

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02-08-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 752
Posted By Snotrub

Nothing could be worse that a bunch of guys...

Nothing could be worse that a bunch of guys dancing around with jockstraps on their heads. Brutal!!
02-05-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,208
Posted By Snotrub

Uh........NO!! :lol:

Uh........NO!! :lol:
02-05-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 17,836
Posted By Snotrub

I always go through my local shop. They were a...

I always go through my local shop. They were a sponsor of mine when I was racing and they are my riding buddies. If they didn't have it or couldn't get it when I first wanted one, I would have looked...
02-02-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,514
Posted By Snotrub

I can't believe I just read all of these stories....

I can't believe I just read all of these stories. Loved every one of them.

As for me, I rode bikes all over the place as a kid and loved them. Cars came into play in HS, so I took a break. ...
01-26-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,391
Posted By Snotrub

Oops. I didn't mean to imply that they fell...

Oops. I didn't mean to imply that they fell behind. Just repeating what an insider told me about some shops around the country.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,896
Posted By Snotrub

Agreed. It's the worst thing that has come into...

Agreed. It's the worst thing that has come into cycling since EPO.
01-26-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,814
Posted By Snotrub

I like all of those guys, too. :)

I like all of those guys, too. :)
01-25-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,814
Posted By Snotrub

I just hope cycling can find a place on NBC or...

I just hope cycling can find a place on NBC or find a nitche someplace else. I love listening to Bob Roll and Phil Liggett. I sure do miss Paul Sherwin, though.

When I first started watching...
01-25-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,465
Posted By Snotrub

I liked the Tour of California and was bummed it...

I liked the Tour of California and was bummed it was cancelled. I also like the US Pro Challenge in Colorado. My riding buddies and I would make an annual trip to CO to watch a few stages.
01-22-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,315
Posted By Snotrub

That's my main concern, too. I have a great...

That's my main concern, too. I have a great relationship with one of my LBS and I'm in there a few times a week. They have zero inventory and parts are scarce. Luckily for them, they have been...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,323
Posted By Snotrub

That's so true. I was on Cannondale for years...

That's so true. I was on Cannondale for years and I really didn't like them as they didn't fit me real well. I'm now back on Trek and love riding again. It's not much fun to ride a bike you don't...
01-15-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,036
Posted By Snotrub

"What are you, religious"?

"What are you, religious"?
01-06-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,735
Posted By Snotrub

I wouldn't even know where to start. I had a mtb...

I wouldn't even know where to start. I had a mtb in college in Gunnison in the 80's that I rode everywhere, no more needs to be said about that. In more recent times, my best friend had his bachelor...
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