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Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,104
Posted By Bob Ross

fyi Sabino Cycles (https://www.sabinocycles.com/)...

fyi Sabino Cycles (https://www.sabinocycles.com/) in Tucson AZ has a crap-ton of those Lezyne patch kits in stock.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,698
Posted By Bob Ross

Well, 18 months later I finally managed to kill...

Well, 18 months later I finally managed to kill them, so now I'm down to 3 pair.
07-12-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2,843
Views: 319,188
Posted By Bob Ross

Three movies over the last several days: ...

Three movies over the last several days:

Rocketman - 4/10. Taron Egerton does a commendable job impersonating Elton John, and the filmmakers took a very imaginative approach to illustrating...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,827
Posted By Bob Ross

My wife and I live in an apartment and between...

My wife and I live in an apartment and between the two of us we have six bikes (...not counting the two others that we've permanently relocated to another city).
The only people who think that's...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,827
Posted By Bob Ross

If you edit your profile to include your bikes,...

If you edit your profile to include your bikes, you never need to answer this question again! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,148
Posted By Bob Ross

No mention of custom carbon would be complete...

No mention of custom carbon would be complete without Crumpton (https://www.crumptoncycles.com/). Or Pursuit (https://www.pursuitcycles.com/).
06-29-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,426
Posted By Bob Ross

Thread Drift: I highly recommend The Hundred-Foot...

Thread Drift: I highly recommend The Hundred-Foot Journey (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hundred-Foot_Journey_(film)) ...and not just because it is a charming and funny story with excellent...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,071
Posted By Bob Ross

You weigh ~25lbs less than I do so this is...

You weigh ~25lbs less than I do so this is conjecture, but I'll bet you could go to 60psi front and back.
But I definitely wouldn't go lower. Of course, I know that I'm personally not a fan of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,081
Posted By Bob Ross

Y'know how I know you don't have any long >12%...

Y'know how I know you don't have any long >12% grades where you ride?
06-08-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 653
Posted By Bob Ross

Thanks. That confirms that I'm using the tool...

Thanks. That confirms that I'm using the tool correctly.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-21, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2,899
Views: 376,840
Posted By Bob Ross

Been a while since I used "WHAMBULANCE!" in a...

Been a while since I used "WHAMBULANCE!" in a sentence, but it came up in conversation yesterday and reminded me of this thread...and then today, whoa, look what's back up on top of the list!...
Forum: Foo
05-24-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,835
Posted By Bob Ross

You're both wrong, but she's a little more right...

You're both wrong, but she's a little more right than you are.
Of course, a lot of this depends on which particular old-school floorstanding speakers you're talking about versus which modern...
Forum: Foo
05-19-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,355
Posted By Bob Ross

Here's something else I remember about Woodstock...

Here's something else I remember about Woodstock ...or a tangental Woodstock-related memory at least:

When I was ~10 or 11 years old -- so this would be circa 1971 -- my aunt & uncle gave me a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,051
Posted By Bob Ross

I've never bothered duplicating the make/model of...

I've never bothered duplicating the make/model of handlebar on multiple bikes, but they all sport the exact same pedal and as similar-as-possible saddles. imho it's way more important to have all...
Forum: Foo
05-17-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,292
Posted By Bob Ross

I think you may be getting some misinformation......

I think you may be getting some misinformation... My brother-in-law has had a Tesla for 2 or 3 years, and he was recently encouraging me to consider one. He says rolling into the equivalent of a gas...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,781
Posted By Bob Ross

I didn't see any mention of S-Works in your OP,...

I didn't see any mention of S-Works in your OP, those are the first shoes I recommend when anyone mentions "wide feet". Very comfortable, very accomodating of wide feet, and as nicely made as any...
05-13-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,755
Posted By Bob Ross

My 82-year-old mother taught me to play...

My 82-year-old mother taught me to play pickelball a few months back. Let's just say if your cardiologist defines pickelball as "moderate" exercise he's never seen my Mom play! Holy crap, she wore me...
05-01-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,893
Posted By Bob Ross

At the risk of being an enabler, I encourage OP...

At the risk of being an enabler, I encourage OP to get a new bike at 70 years old.
And not just because his current bike is 28 years old, although that's all the rationale it should take: good god...
Forum: Southwest
04-26-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By Bob Ross

LOL! Yeah, welcome to Tucson!

LOL! Yeah, welcome to Tucson!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,134
Posted By Bob Ross

No pics, but this is how I've always done it: ...

No pics, but this is how I've always done it:

Bike #1 is standing up in the foot wells behind the front seat and in front of the back seat (i.e., you load it in through the rear doors) with its...
04-22-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2,843
Views: 319,188
Posted By Bob Ross

Arctic...

Arctic (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arctic_(film)) - a 2018 Joe Penna film starring Mads Mikkelsen.

10/10
Seriously engaging, heart-stoppingly thrilling, without succumbing to any of the usual...
Forum: Foo
04-19-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By Bob Ross

I always get Ramsey Clark mixed up with Ramsey...

I always get Ramsey Clark mixed up with Ramsey Lewis...
Forum: Foo
04-08-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9,932
Views: 2,064,260
Posted By Bob Ross

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKcUi3CEBvE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKcUi3CEBvE
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,349
Posted By Bob Ross

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/400x210/1_mick6drrlt3me4j8npmvlw_jpeg_acc3f7fca896554428b4d1fd1a8141e54c9d2ad1.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,349
Posted By Bob Ross

The motorcyclists here in Arizona apparently...

The motorcyclists here in Arizona apparently didn't get the memo about full-face helmet, protective boots and gloves, leather jacket, nylon or leather pants, and maybe some pads. Some of them do seem...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,349
Posted By Bob Ross

As others have already pointed out, it is...

As others have already pointed out, it is entirely circumstantial. I've hit 58mph a couple times and would've gone faster if I could have spun my legs any harder...but those were on a road with very...
04-03-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,160
Posted By Bob Ross

LOL! The main reason I stopped indulging ~40-ish...

LOL! The main reason I stopped indulging ~40-ish years ago was because I recognized that pot always had three simultaneous effects on me:
- I got stupid
- I got horny
- I got incredibly sleepy
...
04-02-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,160
Posted By Bob Ross

Not recently. But circa 1982 during my senior...

Not recently. But circa 1982 during my senior year of college I had a night job that was ~6 miles from home, and every night after work at 11:00PM I would spark up a doobie, get good and buzzed, and...
Forum: Foo
03-31-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,823
Views: 123,168
Posted By Bob Ross

1965: ...

1965:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPiKDHYCkjs

btw, my parents owned the original Capitol (US) pressing of the Rubber Soul album in 1965, so I grew up knowing this tune as the opening track on...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,837
Posted By Bob Ross

I have a Topeak Road Morph G...

I have a Topeak Road Morph G (https://www.topeak.com/global/en/products/216-Mini-Pumps/246-road-morph--g) clipped into a Blackburn mount that fits in between the downtube bottle cage & frame on all...
03-19-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 77,835
Posted By Bob Ross

The missus and I recently started (re-)watching...

The missus and I recently started (re-)watching the Star Trek: The Next Generation series in chronological order. That show came out right around the time we first met and started dating, so we...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 839
Posted By Bob Ross

For the first six months that I was a member of...

For the first six months that I was a member of our cycle club I rode a hybrid (Trek 750) and nobody laughed at me

...well, not about that bike at least.
Forum: Foo
03-18-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2,702
Views: 170,667
Posted By Bob Ross

In memory of bassist Paul Jackson, who just...

In memory of bassist Paul Jackson, who just passed away today...from 1974:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fIimwo42_c
Forum: Foo
03-11-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,299
Posted By Bob Ross

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/526x701/160365028_10219404847493710_1693808764275016774_n_84c9475db72d001ec369ff9c1bccf77151b2d3bf.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2,899
Views: 376,840
Posted By Bob Ross

Every time I see this thread it reminds me of...

Every time I see this thread it reminds me of this thread.
Forum: Foo
03-05-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2,721
Views: 174,396
Posted By Bob Ross

Wow, that brings back memories: From 1987-92 I...

Wow, that brings back memories: From 1987-92 I owned & operated a recording studio in Brooklyn NY, and a client once hired me to arrange and produce a cover version of that song. I think it was a...
03-05-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,075
Posted By Bob Ross

Any crash you can ride away from is just a...

Any crash you can ride away from is just a learning experience. :)
It's the ones you have to walk away from...or be driven away from in that noisy truck with the flashing lights...that really suck....
Forum: Foo
02-25-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2,702
Views: 170,667
Posted By Bob Ross

How have I never heard this tune before?!?! ...

How have I never heard this tune before?!?!
1977
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCGu7r6vPL0
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,080
Posted By Bob Ross

For some reason that pic reminded me of this: ...

For some reason that pic reminded me of this:

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/300x300/cb2211e430d02050d70385a8507edc4e_8545afc937fc3fc0fe0fa9f35ba2bfec152cfc24.jpg
02-18-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,111
Posted By Bob Ross

I don't own any $2k bikes. I also don't own a...

I don't own any $2k bikes.
I also don't own a garage, so...
Forum: Foo
02-14-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9,932
Views: 2,064,260
Posted By Bob Ross

We can hang. :beer: [btw, that whole post...

We can hang. :beer:

[btw, that whole post is wonderfully thoughtful, thank you.]
Forum: Foo
02-13-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9,932
Views: 2,064,260
Posted By Bob Ross

Interesting takes. I bought Sheik Yerbouti in...

Interesting takes. I bought Sheik Yerbouti in 1978 when it was first released, having been a fairly diehard Zappa fan for 4 or 5 years already, and being especially enamored of We're Only In It For...
Forum: Foo
02-11-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9,932
Views: 2,064,260
Posted By Bob Ross

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6eaVHHJ-yI ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6eaVHHJ-yI

RIP Chick Corea :(
Forum: Foo
02-11-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2,702
Views: 170,667
Posted By Bob Ross

1976 RIP Chick Corea :( ...

1976

RIP Chick Corea :(

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7ehuAnD_kU&list=PLRZ1TNTj_p8LgEeRWhATN2OVdD-AUkDA-&index=3
01-26-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,537
Posted By Bob Ross

Shortly after I first got involved in the whole...

Shortly after I first got involved in the whole Recreational Road Cycling obsession, some fellow cyclists introduced me to the concept of the "post-ride beer"

For the few months prior to that it...
01-26-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,518
Posted By Bob Ross

I just turned 60 last month, and I am confident...

I just turned 60 last month, and I am confident that if I wanted to ride a double century my body would have no problem: My cycling fitness is pretty darn good (if I do say so myself), not quite...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 19,155
Posted By Bob Ross

"I have no reason to be...

"I have no reason to be over-optimistic..."
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 19,155
Posted By Bob Ross

Time and intensity are only better metrics if...

Time and intensity are only better metrics if you're trying to measure, well, time and intensity. Or work. They suck as metrics for distance though. Mileage is a much better metric for measuring...
Forum: Foo
12-03-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2,702
Views: 170,667
Posted By Bob Ross

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VN0rvZwTwRI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VN0rvZwTwRI
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,664
Posted By Bob Ross

Yes, it counts towards Fitness Improvement...but...

Yes, it counts towards Fitness Improvement...but a mile is not a measure of Fitness Improvement, it is a measure of Distance. No distance covered = no miles.
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