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07-27-21, 11:30 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

I know. I dismissed them when hermes mentioned...

I know. I dismissed them when hermes mentioned them because CA. Theyre close enough for me to go there.

I think it's time to start riding again for a bit and schedule things when I have some more...
07-26-21, 08:03 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Hermes and topflightpro Didn't realize you...

Hermes and topflightpro
Didn't realize you were both talking about the same place...
They're an hour and a half from me and might be worth a serious looksie.
07-26-21, 05:32 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

I don't think shims are necessarily harmful, but...

I don't think shims are necessarily harmful, but depends on the actual issue. They're probably overused significantly where insoles for collapsing arches would likely be a better option. But yeah, a...
07-26-21, 11:56 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Yeah, having a place to go to locally would be...

Yeah, having a place to go to locally would be decent I think. I worked with a guy here who may have helped a little bit but the problem came back as I increased miles. He had said everything looked...
07-26-21, 07:06 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

carpediemracing do you know Andrea Myers? ...

carpediemracing do you know Andrea Myers?
https://www.classcycles.com/articles/bike-fitting-pg177.htm

Seems like she might be good as well. I feel like someone had mentioned her last time.

...
07-24-21, 09:05 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

I've asked about this before and got some...

I've asked about this before and got some feedback but time to do it again seriously.

I'm looking for a fitter... Someone that knows wtf they're doing and has worked with injured athletes. If they...
05-01-21, 12:02 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Sorry to hear Gary. She lived a good long happy...

Sorry to hear Gary. She lived a good long happy life.
04-20-21, 12:32 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

As I said on FB... That's a helluva patina!

As I said on FB...

That's a helluva patina!
04-19-21, 08:59 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Moment of truth tomorrow... Our mechanic's going...

Moment of truth tomorrow... Our mechanic's going to go through the car to see if I did aight or if I dun farked up.

And I'm taking the last of my 'general' step/board exams on weds/thurs this...
04-19-21, 12:02 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Yeah good call. I actually just realized...

Yeah good call.

I actually just realized that I have crossbars on the RAV that came with the car. Might take them off for now unless I'm actually using them. Probably doesn't make a huge...
04-18-21, 07:44 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Hah, there's an idea! I want to convert the...

Hah, there's an idea!

I want to convert the back of the rav to a setup I can crash in for a night here and there. Getting a roof rack would be clutch. Hoping it doesn't tank the mileage but it is...
04-17-21, 06:18 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Am I playing with fire if I have maybe 1.5mm or...

Am I playing with fire if I have maybe 1.5mm or so of space between the 4iiii and my chainstay. Hand flexing it with 1 hand doesn't result in contact. I doubt there's more lateral force than that...
04-16-21, 08:47 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Man, even a shrink could read that xray and tell...

Man, even a shrink could read that xray and tell it's knackered.
04-14-21, 02:28 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Let me know if I can help coordinate haha. ...

Let me know if I can help coordinate haha.

You'll probably take a hit flipping something. I wonder if you can find someone looking for stuff brand new that you use your credit and you could...
04-13-21, 10:53 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

I did a thing... ...

I did a thing...
...
04-03-21, 12:00 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Buyer I had lined up flaked like I kinda thought...

Buyer I had lined up flaked like I kinda thought he might. I went down on price for this guy who was going to buy it with his son as a track car. Then he actually checked directions and realized it...
03-31-21, 03:28 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

I have a buyer lined up for the project car I...

I have a buyer lined up for the project car I built up in med school... Like every other project, I know I'm going to get as much for it as I put in, but still feels low. I figure I'd get more if I...
03-30-21, 01:54 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

System 45 or whatnot. I used them for a season...

System 45 or whatnot. I used them for a season and got 250 more than I paid. I'm likely just going to ride/race my psimets till they die and retire the rim brake bike to the trainer after that....
03-26-21, 11:43 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

I did a thing... Or a thing finally...

I did a thing...

Or a thing finally happened. This bike has been in the works in some way, shape, or form since november when I bought an alu tcx on fb marketplace that turned out to have a...
03-23-21, 10:16 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Yup, second pfizer demolished me and quite a few...

Yup, second pfizer demolished me and quite a few people I know of all ages.
03-23-21, 10:15 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

It's only hubris if I fail.

It's only hubris if I fail.
03-22-21, 02:18 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Side note: Listed and sold the williams carbon...

Side note: Listed and sold the williams carbon wheels I had bought last year. I rode them for a year and they were fast and fun but I'm likely going to end up with a disc bike and will get 'fast'...
03-22-21, 09:26 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Yeah, I went by on the way up and down. Kinda...

Yeah, I went by on the way up and down. Kinda threw me too since i've only ever driven to jay from MA. First time I've ever gone there solo, but it was a pretty good time for being there especially...
03-21-21, 10:13 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

gsteinb I drove by on the way to Vermont....

gsteinb


I drove by on the way to Vermont. They just changed travel restrictions and don't require quarantine if you've been vaccinated.

I promptly put in for two days off and went up to Jay...
03-21-21, 08:10 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Oofffff. Zinger! 😭😭😭😭

Oofffff.

Zinger!

😭😭😭😭
03-18-21, 05:57 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

If you're staying out by Whiteface right now, I...

If you're staying out by Whiteface right now, I drove by your exit late last night haha.

If Whiteface does get canceled, you may want to stay in the other race just so you can give things a test...
03-17-21, 02:11 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

I just had a birthday and my girlfriend had to...

I just had a birthday and my girlfriend had to remind me that I was turning 32 and not 33. I could have sworn I was turning 33.... oops.



I need to list my miata... need to fix a few small...
03-16-21, 08:27 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

What the actual hell? I guess reading is...

What the actual hell?
I guess reading is passee...
03-15-21, 12:46 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Yeah... I think the cx5 is going to be too small....

Yeah... I think the cx5 is going to be too small. If I'm going to get an older car that gets mileage that low... well... it better have a v6!
That said, here's what you should do to get better mpg...
03-15-21, 11:27 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

I've never considered a jeep. Unlikely to...

I've never considered a jeep. Unlikely to consider one at this time, but it looks like a great idea. I've always had a soft spot in my heart for the subaru Baja.

I love subarus, but I'm not sure...
03-15-21, 11:25 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

I'd love a taco, but not the best option since...

I'd love a taco, but not the best option since I'm in philly pretty often. It's a bit much for my needs right now, but I think we'll consider something like it in the future especially if my gf...
03-15-21, 08:18 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Has anyone had a bike in the back of a Mazda...

Has anyone had a bike in the back of a Mazda CX-5? Any chance it fits with the wheels on it?
I guess I have the usual suspects on my short list...
CX-5, Rav4, CRV, and maybe the santa fe. Hyundai's...
03-13-21, 10:24 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Woaaaahhhh

Woaaaahhhh
03-12-21, 05:21 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Dad used to have an Odyssey... It was a tank and...

Dad used to have an Odyssey... It was a tank and a half. Super dooper practical when my sister and I were going through school/college.
I can't see myself driving one as a daily. I'd consider it if...
03-11-21, 08:24 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

kensuf I'm actually considering the acura rdx....

kensuf I'm actually considering the acura rdx. They're nicer cars than the v6 rav4 and are actually priced pretty well for the age and mileage especially compared to the premium for the rav4...

I...
03-10-21, 11:59 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

It's not and it also is starting to get rusty...

It's not and it also is starting to get rusty around the wheel well that's going to cause the frame to fail inspection before the motor tires. I know you have a TL too right?



I just listed my...
03-10-21, 09:53 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

I guess this is a good time to ask... I need...

I guess this is a good time to ask...

I need to start thinking about a new to me car. I currently have an 06 Acura TL with about 165k miles on it. Thing just runs and runs and I'd be more than...
03-08-21, 05:09 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

I wonder if OP ever got his shoes to work.

I wonder if OP ever got his shoes to work.
03-08-21, 05:05 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Yes, but tell us how you really feel.

Yes, but tell us how you really feel.
03-08-21, 12:27 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Before a zoom lecture started the other day my...

Before a zoom lecture started the other day my mic apparently was on for no reason since the default is mic and camera off in my settings. Well I decided to talk to my roommate and went "dude, I'm so...
03-08-21, 09:49 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

I put in like 35 mins on the trainer this morning...

I put in like 35 mins on the trainer this morning to ease back into things. Gonna be hilarious to look at the numbers since I've been off for just about two months.
Warm weather means slush riding...
03-05-21, 02:37 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

I should probably get back on a bike this month...

I should probably get back on a bike this month...
03-05-21, 02:36 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

The issue, imho, is the elevation of people like...

The issue, imho, is the elevation of people like Musk into other facets/spheres of knowledge. Being good at what he does doesn't magically translate to other things too.
Then again, Americans seem...
02-26-21, 02:16 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

burnthesheep he'd have to move his saddle to do...

burnthesheep he'd have to move his saddle to do that and that's a non-starter.
02-26-21, 10:07 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Adrenaline's a helluva drug Also that entire...

Adrenaline's a helluva drug

Also that entire being a bit mad at yourself for killing/hurting someone else is a pretty good motivator most of the time. But the additional paperwork is probably the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-21, 11:20 AM
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Views: 392
Posted By ridethecliche

I'm still hitting a dead end on these if anyone...

I'm still hitting a dead end on these if anyone has a lead!
02-24-21, 10:06 PM
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Views: 2,766
Posted By ridethecliche

Electronic cranks coming up next. Press a button...

Electronic cranks coming up next. Press a button to make the cranks longer for descents when you drop your post!
02-24-21, 10:02 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Gonna start calling him Tom Danielson or...

Gonna start calling him Tom Danielson or something too?
02-18-21, 01:51 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Pactimo is having a decent sale on some of their...

Pactimo is having a decent sale on some of their winter ish if anyone's looking. I might pick up a jacket and some tights...not that I've ridden in the last month or so.



I really want to go...
02-18-21, 01:16 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Ordered a black 41.5 and highlighter green 42...

Ordered a black 41.5 and highlighter green 42 from competitive cyclist in the non track version. I think the 42's will work better.
I think the track ones have a tongue and I'm into the overlap fit...
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