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07-22-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 852
Posted By rsbob

Always considered sky diving and mountaineering...

Always considered sky diving and mountaineering inherently risky activities, but posts like the above really drives it home about our chosen passion. Enjoy life, enjoy cycling, enjoy it all.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 567
Posted By rsbob

Followed the advice contained in the first video...

Followed the advice contained in the first video and went on a 50 miler today and had no problem today, for the first time in months. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 617
Posted By rsbob

I have these, a bit pricy, but work brilliantly....

I have these, a bit pricy, but work brilliantly. Either in white or black https://www.specialized.com/us/en/s-works-vent-road-shoes/p/184125?color=291700-184125&searchText=61020-7236
07-22-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By rsbob

It’s appears to be common enough to have a few...

It’s appears to be common enough to have a few mentions during an internet search “cycling heel pain”, like this: https://heelthatpain.com/heel-pain/cycling/. Plantar fasciitis appears to be a...
07-21-21, 11:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 764
Posted By rsbob

Couldn’t handle more than 10 seconds and had to...

Couldn’t handle more than 10 seconds and had to shut it off. Argh
07-21-21, 11:27 PM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 187,980
Posted By rsbob

East of Mt SI on the best flat cycling road...

East of Mt SI on the best flat cycling road around, Middle Fork Rd which goes into the Snoqualmie Mt Baker National Forest. A 20 mile round trip If you start from the Mailbox Peak parking lot. On the...
07-21-21, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 187,980
Posted By rsbob

Today only had a few minutes so did a 10 mile...

Today only had a few minutes so did a 10 mile time trial. A good workout keep heart rate above 170.
07-20-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 718,859
Posted By rsbob

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

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INFINITO CV ...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 551
Posted By rsbob

“Bozos” may have made a ton of money but his...

“Bozos” may have made a ton of money but his priorities are definitely sub-orbital.
07-20-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 187,980
Posted By rsbob

Road 2.5 hours out to the mountains and back. ...

Road 2.5 hours out to the mountains and back.

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 11:35 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,561
Posted By rsbob

2 specialized road shoes, one summer with tons of...

2 specialized road shoes, one summer with tons of venting and one winter. A pair that need to go in the garbage but since I bought them in Italy, I have a stupid attachment. One pair MTB SPD shoes...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 11:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 945
Posted By rsbob

IMNSHO if you have ridden with an experienced...

IMNSHO if you have ridden with an experienced group for several months with no dare devils or testosterone fueled lab rats, then you know when someone shouts Clear, they can be trusted. OTOH, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By rsbob

Just unreal. The power that takes is off the...

Just unreal. The power that takes is off the charts.

Any recumbent owners want to take this guy on? I would imagine it would be about the same degree of difficulty
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,295
Posted By rsbob

During group rides the only voice commands used...

During group rides the only voice commands used were: Car Back, Tracks, and in case of an emergency stop, Stopping. All other signals were by hand, and each rider would signal the person behind, so...
Forum: For Sale
07-19-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 80
Posted By rsbob

2 Thule Compatible Rack Wheel Holders

These mount up to the classic rectangular bars. Use your skewers to secure your wheels. $40 + shipping (US only). Please PM

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07-19-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 480
Posted By rsbob

And your point is? You were a newbie once too,...

And your point is? You were a newbie once too, all of us were. But if post counting is your thing…

OP: Thank you for making your app available to the community for free. Acts of generosity like...
07-19-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 830
Posted By rsbob

Last time my wife and I were in Key West, we...

Last time my wife and I were in Key West, we rented beach cruisers for a couple of days and enjoyed cruising the coastline and neighborhoods. Since they aren’t meant for speed, they were the ideal...
07-18-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By rsbob

If you want to see infrastructure done correctly,...

If you want to see infrastructure done correctly, go to southern Germany, Bavaria. Miles and miles of off road paved MUPs. A cycling paradise.

I live in the boondocks, so no dedicated...
07-18-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 4,950
Posted By rsbob

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Have no issue weed whacking my overly hairy legs. If someone has a...
07-18-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,398
Posted By rsbob

I thought they were spelled, BRIFTERS or SHAKES

I thought they were spelled, BRIFTERS or SHAKES
07-18-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,087
Posted By rsbob

Advice is usually worth what you pay for, so...

Advice is usually worth what you pay for, so here’s mine. Forget your ambidextrous unclipping and only unclip with your natural tendency, your leftward lean. Develop a new habit and force yourself...
07-18-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,398
Posted By rsbob

When pointing out parts of a bike does one say,...

When pointing out parts of a bike does one say, “Well, thems the brakes”? Or if you lock up the rear wheel, is it “Braking bad”? Or did you know that cheap Chinese brakes break? I pity foreigners...
07-17-21, 11:25 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,398
Posted By rsbob

Nuf said about Nuf said.

Nuf said about Nuf said.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-21, 11:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,021
Posted By rsbob

Never jam on the front brake alone or you might...

Never jam on the front brake alone or you might go over the handlebars unless you remember to scoot your bottom back behind the seat.

only using the rear to the point of locking it up is never...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,020
Posted By rsbob

Tired of sweat running into my eyes when I stop...

Tired of sweat running into my eyes when I stop so ordered a Halo. Thanks guys for the rec.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-21, 09:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,690
Posted By rsbob

the hole was about 1/2” so I put a tube in the...

the hole was about 1/2” so I put a tube in the case and booted the hole. I have plugged smaller holes
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 09:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,690
Posted By rsbob

Had a sidewall blowout on my 5000 Tls with 500...

Had a sidewall blowout on my 5000 Tls with 500 miles on them. Saw glass sparkling on the shoulder ahead, and swung into the road to avoid it. About 60 seconds later - pssssssssssssst. Must have...
07-16-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 25,953
Views: 2,657,463
Posted By rsbob

4th day in a row off the bike with hopefully only...

4th day in a row off the bike with hopefully only a few more to go. Have a self inflicted neuroma on my left foot (too long of a screw on a cleat poking my foot - which I coudn’t feel) which placing...
07-16-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,929
Posted By rsbob

Malicious mischief but not assault.

Malicious mischief but not assault.
07-16-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,942
Posted By rsbob

In my early 30s I was always in the top 5 during...

In my early 30s I was always in the top 5 during hill climbs with my local cycling club. Took a couple of years off the bike to return in my late 30s and road with a LBS Tuesday night fun ride. My...
07-16-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 683
Posted By rsbob

Switch from bibs to cycling shorts. They may not...

Switch from bibs to cycling shorts. They may not be as cool or pro, but you should feel a significant difference
07-16-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 715
Posted By rsbob

Just buy sheer pantyhose. Shaving is a PITA. ...

Just buy sheer pantyhose. Shaving is a PITA. Since I have Wookie legs, I knock the hair down monthly with Wahl clippers. Super easy and you dont look like a TdF wannabe
07-16-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,419
Posted By rsbob

Every make and model of car has a forum. For the...

Every make and model of car has a forum. For the car you have, or are interested in, look on the appropriate forum and use search for bike rack.
07-16-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 686
Posted By rsbob

^ I definitely need a drink.

^ I definitely need a drink.
07-16-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,028
Posted By rsbob

I always have to laugh when I read about shaving...

I always have to laugh when I read about shaving grams off a bike to go or climb faster when enema would be the way to lose two to three pounds in one shot. Just say Fleet!
07-16-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,028
Posted By rsbob

Never had an issue with #2 while riding but many...

Never had an issue with #2 while riding but many a time during running was another story. Its works fine while the trees and shrubs still have leaves, butt in the winter….
07-16-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,028
Posted By rsbob

Attended a 2 hour talk by Bob Roll in Seattle...

Attended a 2 hour talk by Bob Roll in Seattle many years ago. He was describing what it was like riding the TdF. After one stage, most of the riders in the tour bedded down in a large gym after a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,420
Posted By rsbob

Being 6’2” that is HWP I find that bibs jam the...

Being 6’2” that is HWP I find that bibs jam the chamois right up where the sun never shines and becomes very uncomfortable on long rides as I am constantly having to tug them down so I don’t cut off...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,554
Posted By rsbob

Have an aero post on mine or else I would go for...

Have an aero post on mine or else I would go for it. My center of gravity is uncomfortably high for fast twisty descents without one, so I need to back off.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,554
Posted By rsbob

I see the most benefit for tall people on large...

I see the most benefit for tall people on large frames. Have a dropper on my MTB and use it a lot. Would love to have one on my large frame road bike for fast windy descents. For people under...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,364
Posted By rsbob

I will second that. My only complaint is that at...

I will second that. My only complaint is that at 45+ MPH it feels a bit nervous but it could be my Conti 5000 Tls.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 26,543
Posted By rsbob

Sad indeed. BTDT two years ago - bad coil. ...

Sad indeed. BTDT two years ago - bad coil. Fortunately that was not me.
07-10-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 187,980
Posted By rsbob

28 easy squeezy miles nurturing an injury. Might...

28 easy squeezy miles nurturing an injury. Might be a long summer with short distances.
07-10-21, 10:40 PM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 187,980
Posted By rsbob

You really need to dial your mileage back. You...

You really need to dial your mileage back. You are making the rest of us look like the slackers we actually are.
07-09-21, 10:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,253
Posted By rsbob

Today bought a spare set of disk brake pads since...

Today bought a spare set of disk brake pads since the vented wont be available, according to the lbs, until 2022
07-09-21, 10:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,942
Posted By rsbob

When doing a hill climb on Zwift, a runner passes...

When doing a hill climb on Zwift, a runner passes you.

But in my 20s as a runner, I chased down a cyclist on a 8% 2mile grade and passed them. A moment which will live in infamy.
07-09-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 187,980
Posted By rsbob

32 miles with 1800’ climbing to run an errand. ...

32 miles with 1800’ climbing to run an errand. New sandals.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 26,543
Posted By rsbob

Nothing you can do about it either. Buy the...

Nothing you can do about it either. Buy the right ‘old’ car and you might have an appreciating asset. I have made money on my last three classic car sales. Being old and experienced, can pay.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,679
Posted By rsbob

Most of the event rides I have done are 100, 150,...

Most of the event rides I have done are 100, 150, 200 mile rides which attract a pretty experienced dedicated group. I may start these solo or as part of a two man team. Inevitably we join pace...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,092
Posted By rsbob

As a doctor friend of mine said, “A helmet is...

As a doctor friend of mine said, “A helmet is definitely cheaper than a neurosurgeon”. My other fave is; don’t wear one if you have nothing to protect.

A very good friend of mine went down in a...
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