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01-28-23, 08:22 PM
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Posted By jaxgtr

Quite cool at the start and a horrible wind day...

Quite cool at the start and a horrible wind day today. Did 55, felt like 100. Along the way, came across a Alhinga, also known as a snake bird, that had fishing line tangled in his beak and found out...
01-21-23, 07:35 PM
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Views: 512,442
Posted By rumrunn6

20s overnight, 30s by time I got out ...

20s overnight, 30s by time I got out
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01-18-23, 05:26 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 15,783
Posted By Calsun

Ray Glover of Crude Cycles frame built in 1974...

Ray Glover of Crude Cycles frame built in 1974 and outfitted with Campy Record and Phil Wood components.
01-17-23, 10:33 AM
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Views: 17,424
Posted By Keefusb

There are many GCN videos on YouTube where they...

There are many GCN videos on YouTube where they compare state of the art carbon bikes with steel, aluminium, and titanium bikes of the past. In most cases, the only areas where the new bikes are...
01-16-23, 10:17 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,491
Posted By bargo68

I sit down with my Negroni to peruse BF and I...

I sit down with my Negroni to peruse BF and I land on this goddam buzzkill thread!
Jeez!
01-15-23, 11:58 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 17,424
Posted By elcruxio

It kinda isn't though. There's a lot of...

It kinda isn't though. There's a lot of situations where taking a quick peek at your wrist is more convenient than digging out a phone. None of those may apply to you though.

If I want to know...
01-11-23, 09:55 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 15,783
Posted By Repack Rider

1975 Colnago. My uncle knew that I was into...

1975 Colnago. My uncle knew that I was into bikes, and that I had a Colnago, so he bought one. I rode my 1971 into the ground, but he kept his in perfect condition. Recently he told me that since he...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-23, 05:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,470
Posted By Madridjoe

All road Activities 207 Distance 9,259.2...

All road

Activities 207
Distance 9,259.2 mi
Elev Gain 533,238 ft
Time 701h 42m
09-11-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 453,895
Posted By bampilot06

Got pulled for a grand total of 3.6 miles. ...

Got pulled for a grand total of 3.6 miles.

Avg speed, 3.4 mph. Setting records.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,664
Posted By Branko D

If you want to average 20+ mph over a triathlon...

If you want to average 20+ mph over a triathlon on a road bike without clip-on aerobars, you're looking at 200W of output over flat-ish terrain. This is going to take training, but should be doable...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,873
Posted By himespau

You know, maybe if you spent less time smoking a...

You know, maybe if you spent less time smoking a J on the side of the road waiting for them, your lungs will be in better shape to help you get dropped less. Just a thought.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,873
Posted By fishboat

"Maybe I shouldn't even bother with the groups...

"Maybe I shouldn't even bother with the groups that I know are faster than I can handle.."

Well, there's an epiphany.

(You get dropped here daily and sadly you keep returning.)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,873
Posted By seypat

You need to find a slower group until you're...

You need to find a slower group until you're doing the dropping.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,664
Posted By tempocyclist

You don't "need" one of course, but it makes it a...

You don't "need" one of course, but it makes it a damn sight easier, and dare I say it more comfortable to hold over longer distances!

I can get very horizontal and super aero on my road bike, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,664
Posted By GhostRider62

If you can afford it, find a good local bike shop...

If you can afford it, find a good local bike shop that specializes in fitting TT or Tri athletes. The will undoubtable get you more aero and potentially more powerful.

The problem is your goal was...
06-11-22, 08:36 PM
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Posted By StargazeCyclist

First century ever completed, 164 km!! To make...

First century ever completed, 164 km!! To make things easier, I picked a flat route, that went through 4 major towns, so supply is not a problem. The weather was favorable, with very light side- or...
06-08-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 453,895
Posted By rsbob

Did a slow easy roll through the valley right...

Did a slow easy roll through the valley right down from the house.

...
06-07-22, 11:49 PM
Replies: 5,482
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Posted By rsbob

Wasnít raining today so took a spin up the Middle...

Wasnít raining today so took a spin up the Middle Fork road to our local National Forest. Did get another 1st for my age group on one 2mile Strava Segment thanks to a hellacious tailwind. Average...
06-07-22, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5,482
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Posted By diphthong

80-spot with a buddy. beach, foothills, low...

80-spot with a buddy. beach, foothills, low mountains, socal kitsch, hollywood blvd, mulholland drive, rose bowl, venice beach, rodeo drive, bevvy hills, mexi-grub, beer...really nice day out...
06-07-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 453,895
Posted By KJ43

32 miles, 3,000 feet of elevation. Up Old La...

32 miles, 3,000 feet of elevation. Up Old La Honda Road, back down through Windy Hill Preserve and then rode over to Arastradero Preserve and did a loop on each side of the road to get more dirt on...
06-07-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 12,350
Posted By indyfabz

Iím reading this while eating dinner in camp...

Iím reading this while eating dinner in camp after the second day of my rim break tour from Brattleboro, VT, up to the Northeast Kingdom. Had a nice snack break spot today. Going to have me a...
06-07-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 453,895
Posted By kahn

Yesterday: 22.5 and about 1,100 feet visiting the...

Yesterday: 22.5 and about 1,100 feet visiting the uplands and beaches and Seattle Center.
06-06-22, 09:31 PM
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Views: 453,895
Posted By rsbob

Rode around the block today. ...

Rode around the block today.


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Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,250
Posted By SpedFast

At 73 I would rather 'they' just not find me at...

At 73 I would rather 'they' just not find me at all.
06-05-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,653
Posted By SurferRosa

https://youtu.be/Z0YIJQ1jgEI

https://youtu.be/Z0YIJQ1jgEI
06-04-22, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 453,895
Posted By kahn

Here's wishing you a full and speedy recovery.

Here's wishing you a full and speedy recovery.
06-04-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 453,895
Posted By mschwett

60 miles, 5,300 feet. I was cursing the last...

60 miles, 5,300 feet. I was cursing the last couple rollers at the top!

...
06-01-22, 07:34 PM
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Views: 453,895
Posted By rsbob

Gran Fondo+ today ...

Gran Fondo+ today


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05-28-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 453,895
Posted By Troul

Ride one: 58 miles; Ride two: 55 Miles. The...

Ride one: 58 miles; Ride two: 55 Miles. The weather was that good.
05-26-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,014
Posted By DMC707

A hot weather treat is getting home from a ride...

A hot weather treat is getting home from a ride and realizing i have a cooler full of beer from an outing a day or 2 before and now the ice is half melted with 3 or 4 ice cold domestic tallboys of...
05-26-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 9,065
Posted By tomato coupe

That's a corollary of "Everyone that drives...

That's a corollary of "Everyone that drives faster than me is crazy. Everyone that drives slower is an a--hole."
05-26-22, 12:02 PM
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Posted By rsbob

Snoqualmie - North Bend area of WA state ...

Snoqualmie - North Bend area of WA state
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05-25-22, 10:52 PM
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Views: 453,895
Posted By kahn

Today's double loop encompassing two good rides...

Today's double loop encompassing two good rides for 26.5 or so miles and about 1,200-1,700 gain. First to Discovery Park (no pictures), on to Smith Cove and ships anchored, cruise ship Seabourn...
05-25-22, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 509
Posted By MarcusT

As a child (early 70s), I had smashed my bike...

As a child (early 70s), I had smashed my bike head-on into a wall and damaged the headset bearings. I took it to the LBS who had been there for a hundred years. He had one of those old wooden wall...
05-22-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 453,895
Posted By biker128pedal

A hot 29.3 miles today. Hit 93 F. Took it easy...

A hot 29.3 miles today. Hit 93 F. Took it easy to acclimate to the heat. No pictures but a lot of sweat.
05-22-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 453,895
Posted By Jedneck

62 miles and 4900ft of gain. Temp 85-90f and humid

62 miles and 4900ft of gain. Temp 85-90f and humid
05-22-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5,482
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Posted By KJ43

64 miles - 25 miles of which was dirt or gravel...

64 miles - 25 miles of which was dirt or gravel around the South Bay Area with a little time at the end at Coyote Hills before coming back over the Dumbarton Bridge. Pretty flat route with only 1,100...
05-22-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 453,895
Posted By delbiker1

Hot and humid for sure, southcoastal Delaware, 76...

Hot and humid for sure, southcoastal Delaware, 76 at 5am. I did a casual 16 miles this morning to put me at about 500 for May. Due to health issues, I only had 600 ytd on May 1, so I am going to...
05-21-22, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 453,895
Posted By kahn

36 and 1,200 (1,700 all kinds of values) on the...

36 and 1,200 (1,700 all kinds of values) on the Edmonds Loop. No thunderstorms but views to the east showed some turbulent clouds. No pictures as my friend stops for coffee but nothing else!
...
05-21-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 453,895
Posted By rsbob

Did the usual mileage today and had 2 miles to go...

Did the usual mileage today and had 2 miles to go when a thunderstorm rolled in. Got soaked but thatís life on a bike. Pics prior to the storm

...
05-20-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 453,895
Posted By BTinNYC

Final headwall at Kropps Hill on Rt 358 in...

Final headwall at Kropps Hill on Rt 358 in Rensselaerville, NY.
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05-20-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 453,895
Posted By kahn

Did it cross the road? And, if so, WHY?

Did it cross the road? And, if so, WHY?
05-19-22, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 453,895
Posted By rsbob

Easy spin day and ran into this fearsome beast. ...

Easy spin day and ran into this fearsome beast.
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05-19-22, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 453,895
Posted By kahn

Oh, deer! (sorry, could not resist.) That...

Oh, deer! (sorry, could not resist.)

That occasionally happens with PORTRAIT oriented shots. I have found that using Irfanview as my jpg viewer when showing correctly, if I merely resave the...
05-18-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 453,895
Posted By Kai Winters

47 miles. Great ride, a bit cloudy,...

47 miles.
Great ride, a bit cloudy, chilly...60f...and breezy but a great ride none the less.
Lake Ontario area of Northern NY.

I love the cold and winter months...just wish they didn't last so...
05-17-22, 04:55 AM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 453,895
Posted By Troul

25 Miles O.D. Was a mucky chill 35įF after all...

25 Miles O.D. Was a mucky chill 35įF after all the flooding.
05-16-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 453,895
Posted By diphthong

49 miles spread out over three rides in different...

49 miles spread out over three rides in different areas of san diego county. nice day in the upper 60's on the coast and
mid-70's inland.
05-16-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 453,895
Posted By kahn

23.8 and 1,100 gain. It stayed cloudy and windy.

23.8 and 1,100 gain. It stayed cloudy and windy.
05-14-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 453,895
Posted By jaxgtr

Got in 50 before the wind, heat, and humidity...

Got in 50 before the wind, heat, and humidity decided to makes it ugly appearance
05-14-22, 04:59 AM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 453,895
Posted By Troul

Mashed out 102 Miles O.D. tis the season!

Mashed out 102 Miles O.D. tis the season!
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