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Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,226
Posted By Bassmanbob

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Who are you calling a gorilla?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,706
Posted By Bassmanbob

And this is why I prefer dogs.

And this is why I prefer dogs.
02-11-22, 02:44 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,541
Posted By Bassmanbob

Thatís what I thought when I saw it.

Thatís what I thought when I saw it.
02-10-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,541
Posted By Bassmanbob

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02-10-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,541
Posted By Bassmanbob

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Hereís a picture I took three or four years ago.
02-06-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,001
Posted By Bassmanbob

OMG! Want!!! Just take my money! Just take it!...

OMG! Want!!! Just take my money! Just take it! go ahead!
Forum: Commuting
01-10-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,286
Posted By Bassmanbob

It's 7 PM, after an hour of waiting, and I...

It's 7 PM, after an hour of waiting, and I haven't heard any thunder. See ya!

No. I didn't eat any of her chocolate.
Forum: Commuting
01-10-22, 05:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,286
Posted By Bassmanbob

Stranded at Work

I changed into my cycling gear, turned on my Garmin and walked out the door... CRASH! A thunderstorm started right as I was leaving.

I bicycle commute twice a week to work, three times if I can,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,706
Posted By Bassmanbob

I don't own a No.22 nor have I tried one. That...

I don't own a No.22 nor have I tried one. That was the brand I was going to purchase but I ruled them out based on some mixed reviews. I have seen excellent reviews of theirs and some not so great....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,706
Posted By Bassmanbob

As the thread starter, I just noticed this thread...

As the thread starter, I just noticed this thread was revived. Thank you for all of your comments. In October, I put a deposit on a Moots Vamoots Disc RSL with a brush finish and gold anodized...
12-30-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,594
Posted By Bassmanbob

Sorry to hear about your loss. It's a bit close...

Sorry to hear about your loss. It's a bit close to home for me... kind of-- eventually. I'm 56, and my riding buddy is twenty years my senior. He continues to ride with our local cycling club and...
12-24-21, 04:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,604
Posted By Bassmanbob

I can't say just one. I have three very...

I can't say just one. I have three very meaningful rides this year that were epic for different reasons.

1. Three day local tour with my buddy, Pepe. We both want to do bicycle touring but...
12-07-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,651
Posted By Bassmanbob

I read the first 15 posts, but here's my take on...

I read the first 15 posts, but here's my take on this. You road the bike one time... on a trainer... in three years. I would never sell a bike after one uncomfortable ride under those conditions. ...
12-04-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,285
Posted By Bassmanbob

What motivates me: 1. I feel like I'm 15...

What motivates me:
1. I feel like I'm 15 years-old again when I'm on my bike... when I'm not climbing, at least.
2. I love the idea that I'm getting from point A to point B with only my power. The...
12-04-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,841
Posted By Bassmanbob

Without reading all of the posts- I did read...

Without reading all of the posts- I did read yours- I just put a down payment on a new bike and went with the Ultegra group set. It's a lot of money for only a small amount of weight, and I couldn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,282
Posted By Bassmanbob

I was at a SAG stop during the second day of a...

I was at a SAG stop during the second day of a two day right. I was hungry and tired... and then this happened.

They were making home made PB&J sandwiches and they also had oatmeal raisin...
11-06-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,166
Posted By Bassmanbob

I had IT Band syndrome when I first started...

I had IT Band syndrome when I first started riding in 2014. I found out I had my saddle too high. I lowered it, did physical therapy and it got better soon. I must admit I got medical attention...
11-06-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,218
Posted By Bassmanbob

Good luck! I'm looking forward to your build...

Good luck! I'm looking forward to your build thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 937,478
Posted By Bassmanbob

I'm not usually a fan of purple on a bike, but...

I'm not usually a fan of purple on a bike, but Man! That is one sexy bike!
10-19-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,198
Posted By Bassmanbob

I'm assuming you meant 8 miles west of A1A. 8...

I'm assuming you meant 8 miles west of A1A. 8 miles east of A1A, and you would be at the bottom of the ocean.
10-16-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,723
Posted By Bassmanbob

I have a friend who is 76 years-old, and he rides...

I have a friend who is 76 years-old, and he rides a Madone. He kicks my ass every time we get to a hill.
09-02-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By Bassmanbob

Excellent job! Welcome back. Register for the...

Excellent job! Welcome back. Register for the American Diabetes Association's Tour de Cure in your area and be a Red Rider!
Forum: Touring
08-27-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,331
Posted By Bassmanbob

This idea is a dream for me, but I'd need to be...

This idea is a dream for me, but I'd need to be single again and with some more touring experience.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-21, 07:47 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,893
Posted By Bassmanbob

When I first came to Bike Forums in May 2014, I...

When I first came to Bike Forums in May 2014, I was told to have thick skin in the Road Cycling forums. Now I see why. OK. I'll take what I have coming.
Forum: Touring
05-12-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,787
Posted By Bassmanbob

I've done two very short test tours. One was two...

I've done two very short test tours. One was two days/one night and the other was three days/two nights. They both were in Florida's hot weather. I can't emphasize enough to properly hydrate...
05-05-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,199
Posted By Bassmanbob

That whole post is SO Lab-like. I've had three...

That whole post is SO Lab-like. I've had three Labs. They were all different but all playful, lovable and indestructible as young dogs.
05-04-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,199
Posted By Bassmanbob

I was attempting my second century ride, but...

I was attempting my second century ride, but didn't properly train for it. So I turned around and took the metric century route. I really hadn't trained for it, and was struggling as I rode passed...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 675
Posted By Bassmanbob

I think I'll check out some of the riding around...

I think I'll check out some of the riding around Geneva too. We will be there for two days before we head to Interlaken and Grindelwald. But I do have to remind myself that the point of the trip is...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 675
Posted By Bassmanbob

That was a pretty cool video. I'll check out his...

That was a pretty cool video. I'll check out his others. Jet lag. Yeah. I thought a bit about that, but we will be there already 5 days prior to the ride. I'm assuming I'll be able to assimilate...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 675
Posted By Bassmanbob

St. Gotthard and Furka Passes in the Swiss Alps

At the end of June, my wife and I will visit our daughter and son-in-law who live in Geneva, Switzerland. We plan to spend some time in Geneva, Interlaken, Grindelwald, Lugano and more time hiking in...
04-26-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,294
Posted By Bassmanbob

Godspeed on your recovery and a cancer free...

Godspeed on your recovery and a cancer free future. I had the prostate scare a couple of months ago, but my biopsy was negative.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By Bassmanbob

Registered for 6 Gap... Pretty Excited

I've done nine centuries, two with 4,800 feet of climbing and one with 8,500 feet of climbing, but I'm pretty stoked to have registered for 6 Gap in NE Georgia this September. It's 104 miles with...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-21, 02:58 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,077
Posted By Bassmanbob

The last time I cycled with my local group was...

The last time I cycled with my local group was February 2020. They officially ended group rides mid March 2020, but the texts going back and forth discussed I'll be riding solo starting here in case...
03-13-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,249
Posted By Bassmanbob

I started in 2014 with 2 miles a day. I felt...

I started in 2014 with 2 miles a day. I felt comfortable riding 3 miles about three weeks later. 3 became 5,6,9 and then a jump to 15 by two months. I did a 27 event by six months, half century on my...
03-13-21, 03:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,053
Posted By Bassmanbob

I'm a clyde, and I wear lycra, so it's pretty...

I'm a clyde, and I wear lycra, so it's pretty obvious I agree with you. I ride for me, not others. I just try to match colors... but there have been times my wife will look at me and ask, "You're...
03-11-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,526
Posted By Bassmanbob

I think it is more the lack of shock absorption...

I think it is more the lack of shock absorption on a CF bike, but perhaps it is also the position too. I'll have to think about that.
02-20-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,515
Posted By Bassmanbob

Recent Scare

I'm 55, and my PSA went up to 5.3 six months ago. Regrettably, I had not been vigilant about having it checked every year, so this was a bit of a shock. I was referred to a urologist, who was...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,788
Posted By Bassmanbob

Oh... and itís your perineum.

Oh... and itís your perineum.
02-17-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,084
Posted By Bassmanbob

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This is me with Duke on an overnight tour. My wife...
02-17-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,674
Posted By Bassmanbob

Funny. Thanks for posting.

Funny. Thanks for posting.
02-07-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,354
Posted By Bassmanbob

Me too. I didn't know there has been a problem.

Me too. I didn't know there has been a problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,706
Posted By Bassmanbob

https://media.theradavist.com/uploads/2018/10/Rad-...

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Yeah. Me too. I went to the Firefly website and looked at ALL the pictures. I couldn't find this one,...
01-30-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,106
Posted By Bassmanbob

I don't get tired of talking about cycling......

I don't get tired of talking about cycling... ever. OTOH, my wife gets tired of me talking about cycling.
Forum: Touring
01-26-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 23,440
Posted By Bassmanbob

If I ever do a tour through Texas, I'm getting...

If I ever do a tour through Texas, I'm getting one of these.
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Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,439
Posted By Bassmanbob

It's been 40 hours since this thread has been...

It's been 40 hours since this thread has been started... and nobody has asked how many grams they weigh??? I need to justify what I paid for my water bottle cages in some way.

Honestly, I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,706
Posted By Bassmanbob

Which Ti Bike Did You Buy and Why? Happy or Not?

I'm seriously considering a titanium road bike and I've saved about half of the money for one. For those who've purchased a Ti bike, which one did you buy? Why did you get that one? Did you get the...
01-16-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,344
Posted By Bassmanbob

I don't want to be the killjoy here, but just the...

I don't want to be the killjoy here, but just the other day, one of the health agencies-- I'm not sure which one-- Center for Disease Control or National Center for Health Statistics announced that...
01-14-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,364
Posted By Bassmanbob

I love my Dinotte Quad Red and don't go on a ride...

I love my Dinotte Quad Red and don't go on a ride without it. I'm not familiar with the Crygolite
01-14-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,596
Posted By Bassmanbob

During the day: Front and rear blinking At...

During the day: Front and rear blinking

At night: Front: steady on the handlebars and strong steady on my helmet*
Rear: blinking

*As a side note, I love my helmet light when it's...
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