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Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 948
Posted By waters60

Trust nobody to make that determination. I always...

Trust nobody to make that determination. I always look both ways twice before going through an intersection.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-21, 03:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By waters60

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 06:11 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 02:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 967
Posted By waters60

+1 on the Wiley glasses! What a huge difference...

+1 on the Wiley glasses! What a huge difference in the winter, and now during pollen season. The only problem is remembering to use the foam insert, as I donít always use it. Stoplights and long...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,415
Posted By waters60

Replacing a chain at 1500 miles? What do you...

Replacing a chain at 1500 miles?
What do you do to replace a chain at that mileage?!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,675
Posted By waters60

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,404
Posted By waters60

Watching countless road race sprint finishes I...

Watching countless road race sprint finishes I canít recall ever seeing someone standing and spinning maniacally at 120 rpm. BMX riders donít have the option of changing gears!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-21, 04:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,404
Posted By waters60

Out of the saddle at 110-120 rpm? It would seem...

Out of the saddle at 110-120 rpm? It would seem that negates the reason for being out of the saddle, power generation. While sitting high rpmís can be isolated. Standing it is much harder to isolate...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,972
Posted By waters60

Campy Bora One from ProBikeKit @ $ 1562.00 ...

Campy Bora One from ProBikeKit @ $ 1562.00
Over your price but I love my Bora tubular disc wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,355
Posted By waters60

The problem with trying to analyze riders on the...

The problem with trying to analyze riders on the Angliru is that they were trying to conserve effort, knowing that even small accelerations could put them in danger of blowing up. Carthyís agonized...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,376
Posted By waters60

ďI take a lane soon enough, and far left enough,...

ďI take a lane soon enough, and far left enough, that only the stupidest people are ever going to try to pass. I do it when I know there is insufficient visibility for a car to see if the road ahead...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,376
Posted By waters60

Get a mirror and just give it a try. It will take...

Get a mirror and just give it a try. It will take some getting used to but your comfort level and confidence will improve. The mirror ( in my estimation ) is a very important part of riding safely on...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,210
Posted By waters60

Last weekend I was riding with a friend when a...

Last weekend I was riding with a friend when a pickup with a large trailer passed us safely 50 - 100 yards before a stoplight. My friend decided to pull up next to the pickup at the red light. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,085
Posted By waters60

Donít limit yourself to ď endurance ď bikes. I...

Donít limit yourself to ď endurance ď bikes. I have a 2018 Cannondale Synapse. It is a great bike but I felt there was something missing. I got a 2020 Cannondale SuperSix and found the missing...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,794
Posted By waters60

I see too many people with hips rocking side to...

I see too many people with hips rocking side to side. The advice of heel on the pedal is one I have used for years as a starting point, then adjust up or down from there. It is good advice because it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By waters60

I generally wait overnight for my freshly glued...

I generally wait overnight for my freshly glued tires to be ready. Itís been more than 30 years and never a problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 13,423
Posted By waters60

Probably not this close! ...

Probably not this close!

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,062
Posted By waters60

Actually speaking as a road rider for 40+ years....

Actually speaking as a road rider for 40+ years. I also know what works for me. Allowing a car to pass on a blind curve endangers me and one or potentially two cars. That said, nobody rides the white...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 03:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,062
Posted By waters60

ď where you belong, on the side of the road...Ē ...

ď where you belong, on the side of the road...Ē
This sounds like advice from a driver, not a cyclist. ď where I belong ď is where I am safe. Although I donít always use the FULL WIDTH of the lane I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,257
Posted By waters60

If you have a chance to ride both you can find...

If you have a chance to ride both you can find out. The Supersix is more responsive and a better climber. It is more fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,673
Posted By waters60

My worst turned into my best. Just as the...

My worst turned into my best. Just as the coronavirus started ramping up but before we knew it would be an economic disaster I bought my 2020 Supersix. Fortunately architectural restoration is...
06-11-20, 03:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,707
Posted By waters60

Funny how styrofoam lasts forever except in a...

Funny how styrofoam lasts forever except in a bike helmet, where it only lasts 2-3 years😳
06-01-20, 03:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,707
Posted By waters60

It is interesting that styrofoam, which is...

It is interesting that styrofoam, which is notorious for its ability to resist degradation, when used in a helmet goes bad in a few years😳
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 9,952
Posted By waters60

Humans with cell phones. It is 24/7 drunk driving.

Humans with cell phones. It is 24/7 drunk driving.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 12,926
Posted By waters60

Letís say Iím on a 67 mile, 6,000í ride like...

Letís say Iím on a 67 mile, 6,000í ride like yesterday. I love riding and it puts me in a great mood. I pass some of these folks going the other way and say How ya doin? I get nothing from some, just...
05-11-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 17,258
Posted By waters60

Pity the cyclist who misses the sounds of a...

Pity the cyclist who misses the sounds of a hermit or wood thrush. It may just be me, but the bird sounds are my soundtrack to revel in. On long climbs beside streams the babbling is also a joy.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,471
Posted By waters60

Wheels. It seems they are the best item to...

Wheels. It seems they are the best item to upgrade as they are often not as good as other components and are easier to replace.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,141
Posted By waters60

Not vanity, but I love riding. It puts me in a...

Not vanity, but I love riding. It puts me in a good mood, the more the misery the better the mood. It baffles me seeing very serious types who look like they are not having any fun, the types who...
11-02-19, 01:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,258
Posted By waters60

Looking at the way frames flex on trainers has...

Looking at the way frames flex on trainers has always given me pause and the fact that some manufacturers void warranties underscores my concerns. Forces with a bike restrained by a trainer are not...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,589
Posted By waters60

Hate to rain on your bragfest, but I would have a...

Hate to rain on your bragfest, but I would have a hard time boasting about riding my Pinarello Dogma in Sri Lanka and eating jumbo shrimp. Maybe its just me but I would feel self conscious....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,764
Posted By waters60

New bike should do the trick!

New bike should do the trick!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 703
Posted By waters60

Roll it out to get your exact number, if Cateye...

Roll it out to get your exact number, if Cateye has a place ti put that number.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,070
Posted By waters60

Bought my Ultegra Di2 Synapse last summer to...

Bought my Ultegra Di2 Synapse last summer to replace my beloved Ď92 Merckx Century. I have ridden Campy bikes since Ď75 and had been a loyal Campy customer, but finding a built Campg bike is...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,954
Posted By waters60

I thought Bert Lahr was dead.

I thought Bert Lahr was dead.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,412
Posted By waters60

Better than...

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