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09-24-22, 06:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 858
Posted By BTinNYC

Low 50s last night and we turned the heat back...

Low 50s last night and we turned the heat back on. Probably going for tights this this morning, but maybe after another cuppa it'll warm up a bit.
09-23-22, 06:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 462
Posted By BTinNYC

Clyde's got it. The dropout spacers are...

Clyde's got it.
The dropout spacers are installed with the screwhead on the outside.

After a complete strip and rebuild of my VW bug in 1979, I had a coffee can with 3 or 4 leftovers.
09-23-22, 04:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 858
Posted By BTinNYC

I've been resisting pulling the cold weather kit...

I've been resisting pulling the cold weather kit out of the closet, but it's 55 degrees today. These transition weeks are the hard ones for me. In a couple months 55 will feel like summer, but now...
09-21-22, 06:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,625
Posted By BTinNYC

No idea if the OP will like the Spoon, but I'm...

No idea if the OP will like the Spoon, but I'm very happy that a $40 saddle is my favorite so far.
09-21-22, 05:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By BTinNYC

I used pinstriping masking tape and paint; ...

I used pinstriping masking tape and paint;
https://www.xcaliberart.com/product/pinstriping-stencil-tape/
09-20-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 218
Posted By BTinNYC

Congrats!

Congrats!
09-20-22, 05:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 649
Posted By BTinNYC

+1

+1
09-19-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,079
Posted By BTinNYC

Been there. Rather recently. I got stronger...

Been there. Rather recently.

I got stronger by following this beginners training plan;
https://www.cyclingweekly.com/fitness/training/cycling-training-plan-beginner-153317

I had to Google and...
09-18-22, 06:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,386
Posted By BTinNYC

Molleraj, you've gone full velo-nerd so I predict...

Molleraj, you've gone full velo-nerd so I predict the saddle cushion will soon be gone and a new saddle will be on your Fuji. 😉
All good,
BT
09-17-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 797
Posted By BTinNYC

"Round littul skinny bottums"

"Round littul skinny bottums"
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-22, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2,840
Views: 465,433
Posted By BTinNYC

I also live on an island, where you're never too...

I also live on an island, where you're never too far from an Italian restaurant. 😉 ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-22, 05:50 AM
09-16-22, 05:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 682
Posted By BTinNYC

I would go for a compromise and get a "wheel-on"...

I would go for a compromise and get a "wheel-on" smart trainer like the Wahoo Kicker Snap. Five minutes to install or remove the bike from the trainer and it's in a ready to ride state, small...
09-15-22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 682
Posted By BTinNYC

Virtual world and actual fun in Zwift (Its...

Virtual world and actual fun in Zwift
(Its marked Strava, because my Zwift rides load into the training app Strava)...
09-15-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 26,393
Views: 2,850,021
Posted By BTinNYC

That is a monster ride!

That is a monster ride!
09-15-22, 05:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By BTinNYC

Getting off the couch and onto a bike, the first...

Getting off the couch and onto a bike, the first big improvement was cardio. Once I could breathe then I could work and my legs and core got stronger. My flexibility is much better. With some muscle,...
09-13-22, 03:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,113
Posted By BTinNYC

Wash, rinse, repeat. Starting the next 4 week...

Wash, rinse, repeat. Starting the next 4 week block.
Forum: Touring
09-13-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 516
Posted By BTinNYC

I trained my English Cocker for field work and...

I trained my English Cocker for field work and she was a wonderful hunter. Her performance was mostly genetic, because no dog before or since has been nearly as good.

We're in Kissena Park next...
09-13-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By BTinNYC

I'd stick with 11-34. I find the smart trainer...

I'd stick with 11-34.
I find the smart trainer and app (Zwift in my case) are very similar in difficultly to reality, the hills and gradient toughness are close to what I feel in the real. So, I...
09-12-22, 05:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 687
Posted By BTinNYC

Congrats. Riding a Varsity in 1971, I looked at...

Congrats.
Riding a Varsity in 1971, I looked at those foreign lovely white Peugeots with lust. Still spins my hat around 50 years later.

I used a bench vise instead of of a C clamp to pop the...
09-11-22, 05:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,233
Posted By BTinNYC

I'm getting a front light. Riding in full shadow...

I'm getting a front light. Riding in full shadow last week made me think about it, and your story confirms it.
Sorry about your friend's awful crash.
09-10-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,023
Posted By BTinNYC

North County Trailway, Westchester Co., NY ...

North County Trailway, Westchester Co., NY
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x810/strava8136484236691304377_663d235673d7164c9fab2f5f54abe5a464430e3c.jpg
09-10-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 682
Posted By BTinNYC

Huge. Depends on what you enjoy. The peloton...

Huge. Depends on what you enjoy.

The peloton bikes are designed for spin class - type exercise. You change resistance with a knob. Similar to a wheel-on dumb trainer.

The smart trainer bikes...
09-10-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 26,393
Views: 2,850,021
Posted By BTinNYC

Work! Golf!? ...

Work! Golf!?
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x750/nasm_si_98_15068_93bf966fd5c875d64e1ae79b8106e60da738da97.jpg
😉
Forum: Commuting
09-10-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 536
Posted By BTinNYC

When the brain tells us to take a break, we...

When the brain tells us to take a break, we should.
09-10-22, 05:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 682
Posted By BTinNYC

Zwift is per person. You can pause the...

Zwift is per person. You can pause the subscription after winter.

Big news is Zwift will be selling a smart trainer for $500 next month.

Kickr Bikes are about $3000 unless one enjoys paying...
09-10-22, 04:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 454
Posted By BTinNYC

Great build and great photos. All good.

Great build and great photos.
All good.
Forum: Introductions
09-10-22, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By BTinNYC

Welcome! Looking forward to photos of Dubai...

Welcome!
Looking forward to photos of Dubai rides
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,189
Posted By BTinNYC

The Madone in light blue.

The Madone in light blue.
09-09-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 458
Posted By BTinNYC

I'll get one for my wife, I think it's perfect...

I'll get one for my wife, I think it's perfect for her and the coming winter.
Forum: Commuting
09-09-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,940
Posted By BTinNYC

Also a hunnert years ago, 15 years old in...

Also a hunnert years ago, 15 years old in Manhattan, me and my Learner's Permit thought Central Park was an F1 track.
09-09-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 504
Posted By BTinNYC

I also bought that Giro and really like it. But...

I also bought that Giro and really like it. But totally agree with Milton Keynes, because it was a $20 helmet that saved my noggin - cracked it a bit in the crash and replaced it with the Giro. The...
09-08-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 26,393
Views: 2,850,021
Posted By BTinNYC

South County and North County Trailways ...

South County and North County Trailways
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x1080/strava8268062829865311008_a75eb25c03f581af51f265ee38e50ecd66955a6a.jpg
...
09-08-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 364
Posted By BTinNYC

Get a couple decent quality spares anyway....

Get a couple decent quality spares anyway. Continental is a good brand. I like to get my tubes sized a bit smaller than the tire if possible, say a 23-25mm tube for a 28 mm tire. It's easier to slip...
09-08-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 364
Posted By BTinNYC

Aha. It's a much bigger fight than one would...

Aha. It's a much bigger fight than one would think. Pushing the tire bead to the middle of the rim, mentioned above, is key.

My first tire change (in this era) was early pandemic and it kicked...
09-08-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 26,393
Views: 2,850,021
Posted By BTinNYC

Hour in the surreal while it was raining and a...

Hour in the surreal while it was raining and a quick trip in the real for groceries. ...
09-08-22, 06:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By BTinNYC

Looks great and appears to have a nice relaxed...

Looks great and appears to have a nice relaxed geometry for easy riding.

I wish the fixie kid I know would put brakes on the darned thing!
Forum: Touring
09-08-22, 05:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,532
Posted By BTinNYC

No bueno! 😞

No bueno! 😞
Forum: Commuting
09-07-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 538
Posted By BTinNYC

Puma Super Liga

Puma Super Liga
09-07-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 405
Posted By BTinNYC

My wife likes the Baleaf brand, cheap at AMZ....

My wife likes the Baleaf brand, cheap at AMZ. Side pocket for the phone and a wide waistband of stretchy material.
09-07-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 648
Posted By BTinNYC

Cortisone shot.

Cortisone shot.
09-07-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 934
Posted By BTinNYC

Nice bike, GLWS, but your garage is way too...

Nice bike, GLWS, but your garage is way too clean.
;)
09-07-22, 06:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 423
Posted By BTinNYC

You should get the bike off the ground (on a bike...

You should get the bike off the ground (on a bike stand, on a car bike rack, hanging from a rope in the garage, etc), pedal, and you'll figure it out.
09-07-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 670
Posted By BTinNYC

Tutto Calcio. Whitestone, NY I sometimes go...

Tutto Calcio. Whitestone, NY
I sometimes go there to watch F1 races, great crowd and they have the F1 subscription so there's multiple different screens. Mostly showing Ferrari cameras. ...
09-06-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 364
Posted By BTinNYC

I *think* if you can press the presta valve in...

I *think* if you can press the presta valve in from the rim, there is a tube.
09-05-22, 05:10 AM
Replies: 26,393
Views: 2,850,021
Posted By BTinNYC

City loops. ...

City loops.
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x1080/strava1245383552235874046_b6f9aec83ec0c74591d3d5697670d35e36d270eb.jpg
09-05-22, 05:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,866
Posted By BTinNYC

I'm converting; about half a can of actual beets...

I'm converting; about half a can of actual beets in the protein shake instead of the hyper processed powder.
09-02-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 522
Posted By BTinNYC

Rensselaerville, Berne and Westerlo, close to the...

Rensselaerville, Berne and Westerlo, close to the border of Pain and Suffering. :)...
09-02-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 522
Posted By BTinNYC

Great photos! I've been riding in your...

Great photos!

I've been riding in your hellacious Helderbergs this week. 😉
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2,840
Views: 465,433
Posted By BTinNYC

Little Neck Bay, Queens, NY ...

Little Neck Bay, Queens, NY
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x1328/strava4162608393857416473_b3d69843acb0350ffa0d0c041db95dbce7106184.jpg
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