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Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-22, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

I believe this is Bambaby #2. He's already...

I believe this is Bambaby #2. He's already teaching #1 how to unleash mighty sprints and flex massive guads.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

The sick kid still wants to eat her favorite...

The sick kid still wants to eat her favorite home-cooked meals on her short visit home. Tonight’s choice didn’t disappoint…
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

My wife found someone to donate it to, along with...

My wife found someone to donate it to, along with a couple of sweet potatoes, a bag of carrots, and a box of stuffing. It worked out very well for everyone.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

Things have not gone as planned for feasting and...

Things have not gone as planned for feasting and family time.

Younger daughter couldn’t get home from college until late yesterday, so we planned on having our Thanksgiving dinner tonight....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

Sending positive So Cal vibes for your dad.

Sending positive So Cal vibes for your dad.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

2/6 for me, too. 👍

2/6 for me, too. 👍
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

I'm using Orange Seal Endurance in all my bikes -...

I'm using Orange Seal Endurance in all my bikes - road, gravel, and MTB.
11-22-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Eric F

I have a couple of friends who were on that ride...

I have a couple of friends who were on that ride (both were wearing navy blue EDR kits), and they had a good time. I wish I could join the group going to Lukens this weekend, but I've got other...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

I have no idea when we will replace my wife's...

I have no idea when we will replace my wife's car. She has a '14 Mercedes C250 with low miles, and she loves the car. She's been working at home since early '20, and there are weeks that go by...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

I do not.

I do not.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

Mine, too, but it's going to be a few more years....

Mine, too, but it's going to be a few more years. My '17 Explorer is still going strong. I had my last Explorer for 11 years. I was thinking my next vehicle could be a 2-door, but having a new...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

5/6 for me. Had 4 of the 5 letters in the right...

5/6 for me. Had 4 of the 5 letters in the right place at 3/6. Sad.
11-21-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,199
Posted By Eric F

I'm not sure that I'm correct. I'm only stating...

I'm not sure that I'm correct. I'm only stating my understanding of the term based on the information I recall from many years ago. The accuracy of my memory is highly suspect.
11-21-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,199
Posted By Eric F

It's a fad. Don't buy into the hype from Big...

It's a fad. Don't buy into the hype from Big Auto.
11-21-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,199
Posted By Eric F

Did it have linear pull brakes?

Did it have linear pull brakes?
11-21-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 222
Posted By Eric F

Based on your intended use, I wouldn't change...

Based on your intended use, I wouldn't change anything. It doesn't sound like you will be putting the kind of demand on it that would necessitate the modifications required for disc brakes. Set it...
11-21-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,199
Posted By Eric F

I was never a bike shop guy, but was racing and...

I was never a bike shop guy, but was racing and working on my own bike since before v-brakes. My understanding was always that "linear" related to cable pull ratio of the lever and brake system, not...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

Wordle 520 4/6 ⬜⬜🟨⬜⬜ ⬜🟨⬜⬜⬜ ⬜🟨🟨⬜🟨 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

Wordle 520 4/6

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🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
11-21-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 222
Posted By Eric F

Agreed on all of it. If it was a little smaller,...

Agreed on all of it. If it was a little smaller, I probably would have bought it...after asking for some additional pics.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

I'm under strict orders not to post any pics, for...

I'm under strict orders not to post any pics, for now. Not sure why. That decision is above my pay grade.
11-21-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1,742
Views: 366,889
Posted By Eric F

https://i.imgur.com/ETB9IJt.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/ETB9IJt.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/MXdH13b.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

Saturday afternoon, we added another member to...

Saturday afternoon, we added another member to our family, and I became a very happy new grandpa. My oldest daughter gave birth to a beautiful baby boy. My eyes leaked a bit as I watched my mom hold...
11-21-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 222
Posted By Eric F

Not quite. It just takes help from someone who...

Not quite. It just takes help from someone who knows what the hell they're doing. This Poprad was converted to disc brakes with the help of Jeremey Sycip (Sycip Cyles)......
11-21-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 218,100
Posted By Eric F

Sunday...20 mi / 2400' gravel (mixed surfaces)...

Sunday...20 mi / 2400' gravel (mixed surfaces) ride in the La Canada area. Still learning how this bike handles, how hard I can push it, and fine tuning fit. I continue to be impressed. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

Bummer.

Bummer.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

It's not fat, it's an integral weight vest.

It's not fat, it's an integral weight vest.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

You’re not alone. I have done exactly the same...

You’re not alone. I have done exactly the same thing.
11-17-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 268,362
Posted By Eric F

- Pirelli Cinturato Gravel H and M tires - Omni...

- Pirelli Cinturato Gravel H and M tires
- Omni Racer carbon seat post
- Omni Racer stem
- Whisky Spano carbon handlebar......
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

That's the rumor. Sharp knives are definitely...

That's the rumor. Sharp knives are definitely the better choice (mine are due for a tune-up), but I've had more than 1 incident where I got sliced before I even realized it. It turns out that being...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

No doubt.

No doubt.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

That's the thing about properly sharpened knives,...

That's the thing about properly sharpened knives, they just want to cut stuff, and are very equal-opportunity about it. I hope your cut isn't too serious.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

If they can drive a car really fast, dyslexic...

If they can drive a car really fast, dyslexic probably doesn't matter. Or backwards, for that matter. It's not like they have a lot of time to read the labels in the heat of battle.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

F1 drivers aren't exactly normal folks.

F1 drivers aren't exactly normal folks.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

Yeah. I've got some friends in that demographic....

Yeah. I've got some friends in that demographic. Sigh...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

In my experience, "family" is what you make it,...

In my experience, "family" is what you make it, and the bonds are sometimes stronger than blood.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

I guess that would make my envy not quite as...

I guess that would make my envy not quite as chilly, and somewhat shallow - LOL.

Here's some cold and deep...I have a buddy, a bit younger than I am, who is married to a an amazing woman that...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

My envy runs cold and deep.

My envy runs cold and deep.
11-16-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,199
Posted By Eric F

Hmmm...It's been 40+ years since single-pivot...

Hmmm...It's been 40+ years since single-pivot caliper brakes were current technology on new bicycles. Yet, they are still in existence, and are still used on many thousands of bikes. Other brake...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

Get out while the gettin' is good!

Get out while the gettin' is good!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

htfu?

htfu?
11-16-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,266
Posted By Eric F

I don't even make the effort for cold and low -...

I don't even make the effort for cold and low - lol.
11-16-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,266
Posted By Eric F

Hmmm...I have 1 pair that I have used and washed...

Hmmm...I have 1 pair that I have used and washed a few times. I have not noticed any shrinking. I don't do anything special with the washing or drying, either.
11-16-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,199
Posted By Eric F

Not really. The existence of disc brakes has not...

Not really. The existence of disc brakes has not eliminated the existence of other types of brakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

Yikes! Stay safe, John.

Yikes! Stay safe, John.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

It seems that you live in a wind tunnel. Fontana...

It seems that you live in a wind tunnel. Fontana is like that, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

My wife refers to Xanax as a "reset button". It...

My wife refers to Xanax as a "reset button". It knocks her out, hard, for a while. Meanwhile, I know someone else who takes Xanax daily (Dr prescribed), and functions at a high level.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 33,843
Posted By Eric F

Interesting how it changes when you go around the...

Interesting how it changes when you go around the corner. In my 'hood, it's 61 and zero wind right now.
11-15-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By Eric F

Looks similar to the Pirelli Ciinturato Gravel M....

Looks similar to the Pirelli Ciinturato Gravel M. 700 x 50 is a bit narrower than 2.1, but it might be wide enough for your needs
11-15-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,199
Posted By Eric F

Same. I have an older MTB that I still ride that...

Same. I have an older MTB that I still ride that has Avid V-Brakes. I can lock up either wheel whenever I want to, without a lot of effort. I don't actually do that because I'm a decent rider who...
11-15-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,199
Posted By Eric F

I believe by "centerpull" you actually mean...

I believe by "centerpull" you actually mean "cantilever", which were the typical style used on MTBs in the early '90s. V-brakes provide more leverage for slowing/stopping with less lever force. Disc...
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