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01-19-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,850
Posted By tankist

Relax, they have access to the best medical...

Relax, they have access to the best medical chemistry and fresh blood on the side.
01-15-21, 11:41 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,759
Posted By tankist

What percentage of American population is fit? US...

What percentage of American population is fit? US and Mexico are vying for the first place in the world for population obesity.
01-07-21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,350
Posted By tankist

Plug kits and a pump.

Plug kits and a pump.
10-28-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,822
Posted By tankist

It made me work from home. Now instead of...

It made me work from home. Now instead of spending quality time commuting 3 hours a day I suffer riding my bikes twice as much as before.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2,596
Views: 386,790
Posted By tankist

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Beer is mostly water, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 854,836
Posted By tankist

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,574
Posted By tankist

Would be interesting to see some link to these...

Would be interesting to see some link to these studies.

I have a carbon Bianchi Infinito with Campagnolo Chorus 11 speed and a Titanium Motobecane with Ultegra 6800 11 speed . The first one was...
09-29-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 931
Posted By tankist

Yeah, their site is an ancient design. But who...

Yeah, their site is an ancient design. But who cares if it works and saves them (and you) money?

I and 2 of my friends all bought titanium bikes from them more than 3 years ago. 2 roads and 1...
09-29-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 10,018
Posted By tankist

What about passing pedestrians? Yesterday in...

What about passing pedestrians? Yesterday in Pebble Beach, CA I saw how a cyclist shouted at a pedestrian who was about to cross a road. On a clearly marked pedestrian crossing. The cyclist startled...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2,596
Views: 386,790
Posted By tankist

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Lone Cypress, Monterey, CA
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 459,238
Posted By tankist

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Junction on Mt Diablo
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2,596
Views: 386,790
Posted By tankist

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Near Monterey, CA
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By tankist

If you can afford it - why not? Life is too short...

If you can afford it - why not? Life is too short to deprive yourself of little pleasures.
08-20-20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 134,903
Posted By tankist

Top of the Mt Diablo. ...

Top of the Mt Diablo.

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2,596
Views: 386,790
Posted By tankist

Clouds are water, right? Top of Mt Diablo ...

Clouds are water, right? Top of Mt Diablo


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Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,980
Posted By tankist

I'm with the OP. I tried to use Squirt and...

I'm with the OP. I tried to use Squirt and stopped after a few times because the chain immediately became really dirty. I followed instructions closely - thoroughly cleaned the chain, applied not too...
06-30-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,048
Posted By tankist

I've been riding my Motobecane Le Champ SL Ti...

I've been riding my Motobecane Le Champ SL Ti with Ultegra from bikesdirect for about 3 years. Love it, best bang for the buck.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2,596
Views: 386,790
Posted By tankist

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 854,836
Posted By tankist

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Some people here frown on Motos bought on Internet. I love mine. Best bang for...
05-08-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By tankist

The best cadence was discussed here before. What...

The best cadence was discussed here before. What I personally found is that it depends on what is your weakest part. For me it is the heart (and lungs). Spinning exercises heart more than legs, so I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,454
Posted By tankist

Thank you! I'm blessed to live and ride in the...

Thank you! I'm blessed to live and ride in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,454
Posted By tankist

Infinito CV 2016, Chorus 11 speed. ...

Infinito CV 2016, Chorus 11 speed.

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04-28-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,683
Posted By tankist

After having pretty bad service in 2 different...

After having pretty bad service in 2 different LBSs I started doing all my bikes related work myself. I keep acquiring tools and knowledge. This is fun and quite useful.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,222
Posted By tankist

I think the best cadence for you depends on what...

I think the best cadence for you depends on what is stronger - your legs or heart/lungs. Low cadence is harder on legs, high cadence requires more work from heart/lungs. Personally I find...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,213
Posted By tankist

Worse. I had an embarrassing fall while climbing...

Worse. I had an embarrassing fall while climbing a too steep street. I lost my balance because I was going too slow. Nothing serious - I got a couple of bruises on my elbow and hip. But somehow the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,337
Posted By tankist

I have 3 bikes: steel Bianchi (carbon fork),...

I have 3 bikes: steel Bianchi (carbon fork), titanium Motobecane (carbon fork) and full carbon Bianchi Infinito. They wear the same tires pumped to similar pressure 100 - 110 psi and are ridden over...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 35,377
Posted By tankist

It is refreshing to see Campagnolo tech among...

It is refreshing to see Campagnolo tech among myriad of Shimanos.
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