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04-02-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 47,427
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Just saw this msg on 4/2/22. Sorry. Hope it...

Just saw this msg on 4/2/22. Sorry. Hope it worked out for you and you bought a great bike that fits like it was made for you.
02-26-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,899
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I can forgive the part about riding by without...

I can forgive the part about riding by without offering assistance, but the lack of celly pics & video for the MetaGramSpace page is wholly inexcusable.
02-26-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,133
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Zwift racing seems like a competition to see who...

Zwift racing seems like a competition to see who can watch a Bugs Bunny show the bestest. I just watched the Z World Championship race (yeah, I skipped forward a lot. A whole lot.) What a goofy...
02-26-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,464
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

All it takes is tires. I've ridden bikes that I...

All it takes is tires. I've ridden bikes that I *LOVED* riding on certain tires, only to find upon wearing out those treads that my favorite tires were no longer available, or had changed. I found...
02-20-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,402
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I did the 12 wk BMU plan a year ago- about half...

I did the 12 wk BMU plan a year ago- about half way through it at this point last year, in fact. I increased my FTP and decreased my enjoyment of riding for the sake of riding. It was worth the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-22, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Don't worry about it. Strangers try to talk to...

Don't worry about it. Strangers try to talk to me all the time. I just "drope the hamer" and dial it up to 400 Watts and leave them wondering. If it happens again you can either wave or ask them...
01-24-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,177
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Never underestimate an old man on a bike.

Never underestimate an old man on a bike.
01-22-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,144
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I strongly urge everyone to lobby hard for Roman...

I strongly urge everyone to lobby hard for Roman Ogee curbs. Have some class, people!
01-22-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,177
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I stand to sprint all the time. Faster = funner....

I stand to sprint all the time. Faster = funner. Sometimes I stand because the climb is steep and I can put out more power to keep the cadence/gear ratio I want going. Sometimes I stand just to...
01-15-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,603
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I have two different Canyon bikes in the fleet. ...

I have two different Canyon bikes in the fleet. My brother has two badass Treks. Similar rides, we often ride together, neither bike brand has a distinct advantage or problem. They're bicycles. ...
01-13-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,215
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

No issues with it moving around while riding. I...

No issues with it moving around while riding. I have two small cloth pieces that the rockers sit on, which quiets the noise from the resonance and makes more friction with the floor so it canít move...
01-10-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,215
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Beginning of linear bearing rocker with side/side...

Beginning of linear bearing rocker with side/side rock and fore/aft slide.
...
01-02-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,220
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I almost never, ever eat before a ride (or indoor...

I almost never, ever eat before a ride (or indoor trainer session,) and rarely during a ride unless it's over 50 miles or 3 hours. Drinking, though, is key, and too much or too little are both...
01-01-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,215
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

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Rocker plate parts. 3/4Ē ply, rockers,...
12-31-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 683
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I have many questions. Are you saying that big...

I have many questions. Are you saying that big spiders will cause leg problems, and that they will make my knees look powerful? Iíve always yearned for big, powerful knees. Especially the...
12-23-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,213
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I ride a lot of miles in areas where there's no...

I ride a lot of miles in areas where there's no cell service (from any provider) and I rarely see other human animals out there. Not many houses, not many people driving around looking for bike...
12-23-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,213
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

If you need blood transfused before an ABO/Rh and...

If you need blood transfused before an ABO/Rh and antibody screen can be performed, (emergency uncrossmatched blood) if you are a male over the age of 18 you will be receiving O Pos units (under 18...
12-22-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,404
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

413,600+

413,600+
12-21-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,454
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Iíve noticed similar things. Zwift has some...

Iíve noticed similar things. Zwift has some weirdness, to be sure. All that $$$ they make and they still make riders drive through each other, trying to occupy the same space at the same time, even...
12-17-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Got any 700x32 (or 30, 34) studded tires you’d be...

Got any 700x32 (or 30, 34) studded tires you’d be willing to sell me cheap? :)
12-17-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,901
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

14,000 miles. ...

14,000 miles.

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12-17-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,901
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

The cleats on my SIDI shoes have at least 14,000...

The cleats on my SIDI shoes have at least 14,000 miles on them. (New in early 2020, still riding with them.) I’ll try to remember to get a pic. They’re not even close to the OP’s pics, though.
12-16-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,454
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I hate it when I'm on a long climb, like the big...

I hate it when I'm on a long climb, like the big KOM to the radio tower, or even the radio tower itself, or the Alpe, etc, and I'm putting out a steady 3.5W/kg (when I feel great) and other riders...
12-16-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 993
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I've been having a few little irritating glitches...

I've been having a few little irritating glitches with Zwift lately. Lots of freezes, drops, failure to save or upload to Strava. WiFi connection is fine, no problems there. I hope this update...
12-16-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 909
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I love riding outside. There's nothing quite...

I love riding outside. There's nothing quite like it. The trees, the mountains, the quiet... I'm really fortunate that I live somewhere that has countless miles of quiet roads, no traffic lights,...
12-16-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,998
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Just being a goofball. I do like that camera...

Just being a goofball. I do like that camera view, though. Seems like the best point of view, like being on the bike instead of watching my avatar from directly behind itself. ;) Iíll try to do...
12-07-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I cut the rockers with a router using a jig I...

I cut the rockers with a router using a jig I built for that purpose. I cut dados in the base to attach them to the bottom, glued & screwed. I mounted bar clamps to hold my Kickr, inflated 5” dodge...
12-07-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

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Rocker plate parts....
12-05-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,998
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I'm sure of it. I forgot the sarcastic smiley in...

I'm sure of it. I forgot the sarcastic smiley in my post. I *do* care about anything cool that I might be missing in Zwift by just riding the same bike all the time, which is why I asked the...
12-05-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,998
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I have 6 different bikes that I can put my human...

I have 6 different bikes that I can put my human self on and ride. I still don't care what my cartoon is riding in Zwift. I'm putting out the Watts no matter what that goofball pedals. I wonder if...
12-05-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,998
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

There are a few days when I wish I could use...

There are a few days when I wish I could use those drops as cash. I’d bribe myself to take a rest day.
12-05-21, 12:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Who rides a rocker plate?

Who rides on some form of rocker plate? I built one with radiused rockers, using low pressure inflated 5Ē dodge balls for springs/bumpers. Works great. Iím working on a full fore/aft slide with...
12-02-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,998
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Uh, yeahÖ. Ok. I think you might be doing it a...

Uh, yeahÖ. Ok. I think you might be doing it a bit differently than I do it. Ride on, I guess?
12-02-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,998
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Agreed. I turned off the annoying chat window a...

Agreed. I turned off the annoying chat window a long time ago, I wear black, ride a black bike, use Camera View 3 so I donít have to watch my own avatarÖ. Iím there for the Watts, time and effort. I...
12-02-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,998
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Zwift drops

I have about 6,745,000 drops, Iím on Level 31. Should I buy more bikes? I never change bikes, always ride the Emonda because I just donít care about that part of Zwift. ;)
11-15-21, 12:13 PM
11-15-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,307
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

“Can’t we all just get along?” -Rodney King ...

“Can’t we all just get along?” -Rodney King

”This town needs an enema.” -The Joker

“I choose…BOTH!” -Towlie
11-06-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,913
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

My kickr feels extremely close to real world...

My kickr feels extremely close to real world pedaling. The only difference is that I don't get as much rest/recovery after climbs because you never truly coast on an indoor trainer. And that's part...
11-02-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,913
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Pain Cave, fully dedicated to indoor pedaling: ...

Pain Cave, fully dedicated to indoor pedaling: Wahoo Kickr, HR monitor, iPad w/ HDMI cable direct to bigscreen TV, 2000Watts of monstrous sound, some fans, a small stand next to the bike for phone,...
11-01-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 17,415
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

You should see what theyíre saying about it over...

You should see what theyíre saying about it over on the unicycle forum. What kind of idiot need brakes, handlebars, chains, or friends?
10-31-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 851
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I have lots of bikes, but if I had to go with one...

I have lots of bikes, but if I had to go with one of the two options that the OP is facing I’d choose the endurance bike and swap out road wheels/tires for a set of gravel wheels with 32-34mm gravel...
10-23-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,266
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I recently bought a Gore bikewear ShakeDry...

I recently bought a Gore bikewear ShakeDry jacket. I brought it along on a few rides when it was forecast to rain, but it didn't rain. I gave credit to Gore for keeping me dry. e A couple days ago...
10-10-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 655
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Were you wearing cycling shoes on your walk?

Were you wearing cycling shoes on your walk?
09-27-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 5,118
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Plenty of people riding bikes in this world...

Plenty of people riding bikes in this world wearing all sorts of things and having fun, getting from A to B. Wear what you like as long as you like what you wear.
09-26-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Taking my gloves off is always a race for me-...

Taking my gloves off is always a race for me- it's the first thing I do after I get off my bike, between "Upload ride" on the Garmin and the alert on my phone that my ride is ready to view on Strava....
09-26-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 5,874
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

The real question is whether or not you can wear...

The real question is whether or not you can wear the same shoes running the marathon and then riding the century. Running doesn't really need the protection that a cycling helmet provides, nor does...
09-23-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,296
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Flat pedals, no disc brakes, flat bars, not Trek,...

Flat pedals, no disc brakes, flat bars, not Trek, riderís choice of saddleÖ. This unit is the BF gold standard. Is the OP willing to ship?
09-16-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,015
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Just got hime from another ride. First thing I...

Just got hime from another ride. First thing I did after I sat down? Fire up Strava to see who’s soul I crushed today. (It was my own.) This post was motivated by Strava.
09-15-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,015
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Same. I try to get a couple PRs as each new...

Same. I try to get a couple PRs as each new season arrives, but eventually I wonít be as good as I used to be, and itís great to be able to compare me now to me before and see how my training is...
09-15-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,015
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

True story right there. Ever notice that every...

True story right there. Ever notice that every time Strava says the winds were calm there was a monstrous headwind the whole time you were riding? :)
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