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Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 12:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,332
Posted By genejockey

Making sure any logos line up in a repeating...

Making sure any logos line up in a repeating pattern that is the same on both sides.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

I'd note that I do a lot less climbing IRL than I...

I'd note that I do a lot less climbing IRL than I think I'm going to. I am fit enough now that none of the local climbs scare me. But the descents do, and of course the less practice I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

So, you're like 3 x Kings Mountain behind? ...

So, you're like 3 x Kings Mountain behind? C'mon! You only need to do OLH 24 times in 26 days! That's once a day with two rest days!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

Again, HA! My oldest bike is a 1981, so it's...

Again, HA!
My oldest bike is a 1981, so it's from the era of actual cell phones. BIG cell phones.....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

For tandem riders.

For tandem riders.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

HA! I think it's possible a period correct...

HA!

I think it's possible a period correct phone would outweigh any of the bikes, and they're all > 21 lbs!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

Mine runs fine. The biggest issue is the battery...

Mine runs fine. The biggest issue is the battery life, which keeps getting shorter and shorter.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

14? I'm still using a 6S.

14? I'm still using a 6S.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

Gray, rainy day. Long Dog is bored. ...

Gray, rainy day. Long Dog is bored.
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Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

Me, too. I fly exclusively on private jets. ...

Me, too. I fly exclusively on private jets. Never on US Government transport.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

I'm not a big fan of flying, and I like driving,...

I'm not a big fan of flying, and I like driving, but unfortunately for me a "long cross-country drive" would have to be a REALLY long, ALL THE WAY ACROSS the country drive. So I go for 5 hours vs 5...
12-03-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 417
Posted By genejockey

Well, to be fair, a lot of people did die, but...

Well, to be fair, a lot of people did die, but there were also a lot fewer cars on the road BITD.
12-03-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By genejockey

The is the best argument for stripping any old...

The is the best argument for stripping any old bike you acquire down as far as possible before building it back up, regardless of how good it looks. And it's FUN!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

The monthly C&V ride got washed out today. ...

The monthly C&V ride got washed out today. Nobody wants to take their pretty bike out in the slop. I guess it's Zwift for me! That race the other day was fun, notwithstanding having stupidly burned...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

One thing about the Bay Area is there aren't a...

One thing about the Bay Area is there aren't a lot of bugs. It's too dry to support a big population for too long. We get some mosquitoes in late Spring from standing water in tree hollows and...
12-03-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 10,163
Posted By genejockey

Me too. Hope to see y'all next month. Guy - if...

Me too. Hope to see y'all next month.
Guy - if you bring YOUR '85 Ironman next month, I'll bring mine!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

The instructions from Shimano are fairly...

The instructions from Shimano are fairly complete, plus the "Free To Cycle" YouTube channel has several very good videos that cover it very well. The front is fiddlier than it needs to be, IMO, but...
12-02-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 10,163
Posted By genejockey

If I do, I'll bring the Cannondale - no rust!

If I do, I'll bring the Cannondale - no rust!
12-02-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 10,163
Posted By genejockey

It's that time again! Mind you, it's...

It's that time again!

Mind you, it's supposed to rain tomorrow. I don't know about you guys, but I'm getting too old to ride in the rain, so if it's actually raining tomorrow morning, I'm out!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

That's another where I could go either way. ...

That's another where I could go either way. S&G's version is so ingrained in my psyche after 55 years of hearing it and loving the song, but Disturbed's version is so good!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

Speaking, as we were, of covers of Bruce...

Speaking, as we were, of covers of Bruce Springsteen, it reminds me of Joe Piscopo was doing Frank Sinatra singing "Born To Run".
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

Yeah, my sister who lives in FL and my brother...

Yeah, my sister who lives in FL and my brother who lives in Hawaii often wear sweaters when the temps drop into the (checks notes) 70s.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

If it's coming out of that lump on the inboard...

If it's coming out of that lump on the inboard side, yeah, that's the shifter cable. Lucky you! You don't have to thread it though the shifter.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

I'm undecided whether "Little Wing" by Hendrix is...

I'm undecided whether "Little Wing" by Hendrix is better, or SRV's.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

I remember - both at Allegheny and Cornell,...

I remember - both at Allegheny and Cornell, there'd be a couple days in the 50s in February, and everyone would be out on the lawns in T-shirts, as if it was 20 degrees warmer.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

Balmy? I was more thinking, "**** me."

Balmy? I was more thinking, "**** me."
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

You don't know what I got.

You don't know what I got.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

As one does.

As one does.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

Got it in 3 Wordle 531 3/6 ⬜⬜🟨⬜⬜ 🟩🟨⬜🟨⬜ ...

Got it in 3
Wordle 531 3/6

⬜⬜🟨⬜⬜
🟩🟨⬜🟨⬜
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

Nature is trying to prepare me for moving Back...

Nature is trying to prepare me for moving Back East, eventually...
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I know, youse guys...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

Well, I'm sure glad Zwiftpower put me back in D. ...

Well, I'm sure glad Zwiftpower put me back in D. I just barely took 3rd in a D race with a field of 8. Mostly, I burned too many matches, stupidly, sprinting for primes in a race with no primes,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

You leave a broken spoke from your old wheel...

You leave a broken spoke from your old wheel there, and in the morning there's a nice, new wheelset. How the Wheel Fairy manages that without waking you is a mystery, but you do wake up with a stiff...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

For last night's Zwifting, I rode for 45 minutes...

For last night's Zwifting, I rode for 45 minutes with Coco in Makuri. I could have gone an hour, but 45 plus a 5 minute cool down, plus the 10 minute warmup/spindown added to a nice round hour. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

Check ProBikeKit. They usually have good sales...

Check ProBikeKit. They usually have good sales on Fulcrum wheels, which I like. The Fulcrum 4's on the Litespeed are really nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,332
Posted By genejockey

Some folks do wrap from stem to bar ends. Then...

Some folks do wrap from stem to bar ends. Then you don't need finishing tape. I've never done that, myself.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

"Detrain"? Is that what I was doing all those...

"Detrain"? Is that what I was doing all those years!

I remember a conversation with another cyclist, who said sadly that now that we're getting older, we won't be getting PRs on Strava anymore....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

You personally, or your knives? :roflmao2:

You personally, or your knives? :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

Back when I was into making selfbows (bows made...

Back when I was into making selfbows (bows made from a single piece, or at most 2 pieces of wood), I somehow got on the mailing list of a company that sells woodworker porn. I already had a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

That reminds me - I have to take my knives to be...

That reminds me - I have to take my knives to be sharpened. At this point they're just metal wedges I shove through food.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

Back when I was a ute, our church had Fellowship...

Back when I was a ute, our church had Fellowship Suppers, which were potlucks, every couple months. It was the 60s, so there were always at least 3 or 4 jello molds. Shredded carrots, canned fruit...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

My niece's husband has done well for himself in...

My niece's husband has done well for himself in medical devices. Got himself a 308 GTS, because Magnum. Last time he brought it up to The Ancestral Home, when I was there, he did NOT offer free...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

Speaking of kitchen talk, this weekend I made a...

Speaking of kitchen talk, this weekend I made a nice, gelatinous stock from the turkey carcass, which I used to make Leftover Turkey and Andouille Gumbo. This is it, the next day, fresh out of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

Back when I was working at Genentech, co-founder...

Back when I was working at Genentech, co-founder Herb Boyer used to drop by sometimes and park his Testarossa out in front, where it induced envy and drooling.
11-30-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 526
Posted By genejockey

It's what I'm doing with a GP5000 that got a cut...

It's what I'm doing with a GP5000 that got a cut that makes me not trust it on the road. If it blows out on the trainer, I lose nothing but my hearing.
11-30-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 526
Posted By genejockey

And then I put on loud music to cover the noise...

And then I put on loud music to cover the noise of the fan(s), so I REALLY wouldn't hear the difference!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

Ah, well. That's very different then. ...

Ah, well. That's very different then.
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Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

I was imagining him trying to ride with the...

I was imagining him trying to ride with the seatpost all the way up, looking like Moocher on the Roadmaster bike in "Breaking Away", or this guy I saw the other week. I thought he was riding out of...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

Have you tried Sweet Spot? Probably no puking,...

Have you tried Sweet Spot? Probably no puking, just a bit of teeth-gritting. Really makes the slight decrease for the lower power segments feel like a rest!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3,234
Views: 42,331
Posted By genejockey

But should 20-30 seconds at FTP feel like a match...

But should 20-30 seconds at FTP feel like a match burn?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 09:45 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 7,721
Posted By genejockey

If I'm just pushing down on the pedals, I start...

If I'm just pushing down on the pedals, I start bouncing at about 105 rpm, but if I concentrate on pushing forward on the pedal going through 12:00 while pulling back (no UP) on the one at 6:00, I...
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