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Jet
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Posted By carpediemracing

Haha! That's me, 100%. On new group rides I might...

Haha! That's me, 100%. On new group rides I might be introduced to a friend's friend as "this guy's been racing for forever" kind of thing. And then I go shooting out the back, and the new rider...
11-25-21, 06:39 PM
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Posted By carpediemracing

I've been playing a game online, paired with my...

I've been playing a game online, paired with my son (so we both play the same "player"). Guild. Main other person in guild, sort of like a leadout man but in reverse ("wherever you go, I'll follow")...
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Jet
Views: 187
Posted By carpediemracing

I wouldn't say the depth is an issue - I would...

I wouldn't say the depth is an issue - I would prefer to ride my Jet 6/9 daily versus the Bastogne (same rim profile as Ardennes). And my primary race wheels are Stinger 7/9, so 75/90mm, and I use...
11-21-21, 11:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By carpediemracing

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x540/mountainbike_bd7e780cabb6676148c625afea3239f562f51e29.jpg
Wide angle lens makes it look shorter in length and taller in height.

Bars...
11-21-21, 08:31 AM
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Posted By carpediemracing

A set of used tall wheels will make a difference...

A set of used tall wheels will make a difference on a budget. Although I went hog wild and bought 3 sets of new wheels in 2010 (Stinger 6/6, Jet 6/9, Bastogne aka Ardennes profile), my favorite...
Replies: 12
Views: 959
Posted By carpediemracing

I love the picture of her on the GT. She has a...

I love the picture of her on the GT. She has a toughness about her, no nonsense, in her element.
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Views: 959
Posted By carpediemracing

Very sad. I had a period of time where I wanted...

Very sad. I had a period of time where I wanted to rescue specific people I knew, and it took me a while to realize that at some level they needed to be rescued from themselves.

My mom was sort of...
11-20-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,639
Posted By carpediemracing

This to me is significant. If you're doing an 80...

This to me is significant. If you're doing an 80 rider race, there's a lot more "pack dynamics" with significant shelter from the wind, significant accordion effect in corners, etc. It's also a LOT...
11-20-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By carpediemracing

When I rode with non-cyclists, or cyclists coming...

When I rode with non-cyclists, or cyclists coming back from time off or injury, I'd ride my mountain bike. One racer, I think he's substantially stronger than me when he's fit, asked me if I wanted...
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Views: 599
Posted By carpediemracing

THanks. When I read your reply I remembered...

THanks. When I read your reply I remembered reading that a while ago and nixing it off my list. I didn't remember why I nixed it though and it was driving me crazy.
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Views: 599
Posted By carpediemracing

Are the Carnac Kronus legal for use in the US? I...

Are the Carnac Kronus legal for use in the US? I don't know what the criteria is for legal helmets.
11-11-21, 09:25 PM
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Views: 178,320
Posted By carpediemracing

I meant to come here to ask how to reprogram...

I meant to come here to ask how to reprogram those "It's easy!" buttons from Staples. Except my button is from work. It has an 8 pin female connector that you'd use to connect a cable to a...
11-11-21, 09:11 PM
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Views: 178,320
Posted By carpediemracing

My son accidentally downloaded Lord's Mobile onto...

My son accidentally downloaded Lord's Mobile onto my phone a year plus ago, when he was 7. He set up a player ("For that field you just put whatever you want, like this (and he just swiped his...
11-11-21, 08:12 PM
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Views: 438,717
Posted By carpediemracing

So everyone that uses BikeReg... BikeReg just got...

So everyone that uses BikeReg... BikeReg just got bought by Outside Magazine (et al - they own Velonews as well as a bazillion other publications).

Outside Magazine has a thing called Outside+,...
11-09-21, 03:16 PM
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Posted By carpediemracing

A 9W guy then, which I've never done, because,...

A 9W guy then, which I've never done, because, you know, it'd be a huge thing to drive over the bridge to do a training ride. haha.

Speaking of which, did you hear about someone getting murdered...
11-09-21, 08:58 AM
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Views: 17,438
Posted By carpediemracing

Ha love the scream at the line! So awesome.

Ha love the scream at the line! So awesome.
11-09-21, 08:31 AM
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Views: 438,717
Posted By carpediemracing

I believe he was the actual one. Gary Fisher (who...

I believe he was the actual one. Gary Fisher (who is in the video I was thinking of) was more a marketing person, business. Breeze was one of the tinkerers and made the first run of mountain bikes.
11-08-21, 08:23 PM
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Posted By carpediemracing

Marianne Martin was a Gimble's guy's girlfriend I...

Marianne Martin was a Gimble's guy's girlfriend I think. He got her into cycling, I think they both used to smoke, and they started riding as a way to get off the habit. If you've done Gimbles you...
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By carpediemracing

Hm. I may buy one. I have a Bell Javelin, and...

Hm. I may buy one. I have a Bell Javelin, and what I found when I started researching is that everyone seemed to start with "when the Javelin came out it was good, but now it's pretty slow, so we're...
10-30-21, 05:29 PM
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Posted By carpediemracing

An example of what part of my workday is like...

An example of what part of my workday is like (cross post from Facebook):

I try to teach the guys at work general stuff because, you know, kids.
We were making a second batch of coffee and as I...
10-27-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 17,438
Posted By carpediemracing

I don't do offroad stuff because of poison ivy,...

I don't do offroad stuff because of poison ivy, mosquitoes, and ticks. Even watching races is tricky sometimes, because you might get some random poison ivy near the road. Around here if poison ivy...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,033
Posted By carpediemracing

120 rpm is 43-44 mph. wow. I hit 37 mph. Same rpm...

120 rpm is 43-44 mph. wow. I hit 37 mph. Same rpm basically (119 rpm) but that's a different world. Different universe.
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Views: 1,033
Posted By carpediemracing

Got it. So to do a 30s 500m I need to use a 53x12...

Got it. So to do a 30s 500m I need to use a 53x12 (119").

Holy effing s**t. So freaking fast. I used a 56x14 (108") and could barely get that thing turning. He was pedaling his gear like it was a...
10-25-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 17,438
Posted By carpediemracing

I don't really race on Zwift but honestly there's...

I don't really race on Zwift but honestly there's so much lag in the system that if you sat up when you noticed your teammate sitting up, you'd be sprinting for another second or two before your...
10-25-21, 12:41 PM
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Posted By carpediemracing

didn't match kit. But more importantly, it...

didn't match kit.

But more importantly, it wasnt aero. Tucked under the stretchy sleeve made me feel better about wearing it.

It was the first time trial I'd done in... 29 years?
10-25-21, 12:38 PM
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Posted By carpediemracing

lol. I just called the vendor yesterday to see...

lol. I just called the vendor yesterday to see what color vinyl we ordered.

Privacy on street side, tinted the other two.
10-23-21, 05:16 PM
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Posted By carpediemracing

I'm also in the boat of "don't want to learn new...

I'm also in the boat of "don't want to learn new things". The PC7 was seamless for me. I don't know the PC8 at all.

I do think the GPS would be interesting, but I'm not about to buy a Garmin /...
10-22-21, 08:26 PM
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Posted By carpediemracing

I imagine they justify it. It's like the youth...

I imagine they justify it. It's like the youth doctors here, prescribing test, anabolic, HGH, etc. It works for what you want it to do.

It's possible the doctor/s are already on the out, like...
10-22-21, 08:23 PM
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Posted By carpediemracing

The wireless software is better, or at least not...

The wireless software is better, or at least not as limiting. I use it on a Mac that I bought a couple years ago. Mac mini to be exact. I have it on a Windows... 10? I don't know, it's my Zwift...
10-22-21, 07:17 PM
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Views: 438,717
Posted By carpediemracing

Here's my thing on SRM service. You send it back...

Here's my thing on SRM service. You send it back to get serviced. If the stuff you sent back is not cutting edge then they offer you a significantly discounted price on a new or refurbished unit. I...
10-19-21, 09:17 AM
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Posted By carpediemracing

You move quickly! We won't have any...

You move quickly!

We won't have any electronics out there, at least not at this point. Hm. I forgot if we got privacy vinyl.
10-13-21, 09:45 PM
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Posted By carpediemracing

Might be noisy with the floor reverberating, but...

Might be noisy with the floor reverberating, but it's a thought. I'm fiddling with my KK Road Machine so I can put the Dolan on there - I think I'm missing one of the axle nut adapters so the Dolan...
10-11-21, 07:52 PM
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Posted By carpediemracing

Ha! Awesome! Looks like ETA is end of...

Ha! Awesome!

Looks like ETA is end of November. Might be enough time to put it in, although it gets pretty cold by then. Apparently it's a one day process. It's going to cost about two Dolan's...
10-10-21, 03:14 PM
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Posted By carpediemracing

So in other news, we're getting some vinyl window...

So in other news, we're getting some vinyl window things for the screen porch. Really excited about it, the porch gets covered in yucky stuff from pollen, rain, sleet, just all sorts of stuff blowing...
10-06-21, 02:11 PM
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Posted By carpediemracing

Still going strong - that's the car. I've been...

Still going strong - that's the car. I've been fiddling with the heat soak issue - it's quite bad actually, the car loses huge power after a few pulls. Opportunity popped up to grab a vented hood so...
10-05-21, 09:41 PM
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Posted By carpediemracing

omg that's a perfect example of that. too funny.

omg that's a perfect example of that. too funny.
10-05-21, 09:40 PM
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Posted By carpediemracing

Oh a San Diego Civic.... implies rust free. I...

Oh a San Diego Civic.... implies rust free. I keep thinking "I should buy another car so I can drive a fun car in the winter too", as the Suburban isn't really a fun car per se.

I do admit I toss...
10-04-21, 07:23 PM
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Posted By carpediemracing

Speaking of turbo engines and stuff, I've been...

Speaking of turbo engines and stuff, I've been trying to figure out how to deal with the heat soak issues on my over-stressed engine which normally is not a turbo. On Facebook a guy was parting out...
10-04-21, 07:19 PM
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Posted By carpediemracing

Heal well. Don't push it. I read somewhere...

Heal well. Don't push it.

I read somewhere that when people screw things up they have an idea they're screwing things up. This was related to work (car stuff). I mentioned it to one of the techs I...
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Views: 325,906
Posted By carpediemracing

^ wowsers

^ wowsers
09-22-21, 07:18 AM
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Views: 438,717
Posted By carpediemracing

Jeepers. I had to look it up. I wish you the...

Jeepers. I had to look it up. I wish you the best.

On a positive note, you're probably still higher in FTP than me as well as probably being a few minutes faster than me for average mile pace.
...
09-17-21, 06:53 AM
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Posted By carpediemracing

Thanks. I still owe you a dinner. I'm...

Thanks.

I still owe you a dinner.

I'm really psyched that you sponsor Camie. She's been ripping up the track.
09-17-21, 06:01 AM
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Views: 438,717
Posted By carpediemracing

Ha! I was looking at the splits etc last...

Ha!

I was looking at the splits etc last night. You had the fumble on the first lap? So you had a phenomenal time, all considering.

As far as BF goes, I think I had my pause for a few years. I...
09-09-21, 07:43 PM
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Posted By carpediemracing

Apparently I have a set of stories, and I tell...

Apparently I have a set of stories, and I tell them to new people. So when I met someone new the Missus said, "Oh, you have a new audience you can tell your stories to!" and not in a sarcastic way.
...
09-08-21, 09:40 AM
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Posted By carpediemracing

Did I post this already? I sporadically use...

Did I post this already?

I sporadically use gas engine stuff - generators (a few), wheeled leaf blower (2), weed wacker things (2, and they are 2 stroke), and a snow blower. I started the leaf...
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Views: 325,906
Posted By carpediemracing

Err I'm a long, long way away from that! haha....

Err I'm a long, long way away from that! haha. But man, I am hooked. I get out there and instantly feel like, yeah, this is it. I didn't get that feeling in SoCal or when I line up for a crit. I...
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Views: 673,650
Posted By carpediemracing

So looking at TTown posts, Kim was inducted in...

So looking at TTown posts, Kim was inducted in the Hall of Fame the night I was there. But when they started doing the announcements, Junior had to go to the bathroom, and he needed food, so we...
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Views: 325,906
Posted By carpediemracing

Huh. Ironically I have a longer version one but...

Huh. Ironically I have a longer version one but since I couldn't get it to fit right I stuck it on the CycleOps spin bike. I'll put it on my Dolan and see how it is.
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Views: 325,906
Posted By carpediemracing

I hadn't thought of the sliding forward. As it is...

I hadn't thought of the sliding forward. As it is I will slide forward on the Adamo, almost like I'm pushing back on the horns instead of sitting on top of the junction of them. Part of the reason...
08-31-21, 08:41 AM
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Views: 438,717
Posted By carpediemracing

Bah, I can't help. I have non-UT, non-compact. ...

Bah, I can't help. I have non-UT, non-compact.

I was just looking at my (10s) 175 Chorus square taper crank arms, digging through stuff looking for wacky parts for my track bike. I bought the...
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