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05-17-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 200
Posted By _ForceD_

I concur with the Shoo Goo suggestion above....

I concur with the Shoo Goo suggestion above. But…just wondering if that’s your sock rubbing there, or your bare skin? If it’s bare skin, depending on how smooth/rough the Goo is applied…it might...
05-17-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 617
Posted By _ForceD_

Just got back from my first follow-up with the...

Just got back from my first follow-up with the urologist doc (7/17/22, 08:15). Catheter removed and everything with regard to fluid color, and discharge is normal. Before they took the catheter out,...
05-16-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 617
Posted By _ForceD_

The sensation isn’t from fluid, but from the...

The sensation isn’t from fluid, but from the actual apparatus in there. He said the “balloon” (his word) on the end of the tube…which as I understand is to keep the apparatus inserted…is causing a...
05-16-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 142
Posted By _ForceD_

After the last time I had to replace cones on a...

After the last time I had to replace cones on a Shimano hub…finding “exact” replacements proved impossible (i.e. the Shimano part number no longer exists, nor is there a cross reference to a new part...
05-16-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 617
Posted By _ForceD_

So I had the procedure (prostate thulium laser...

So I had the procedure (prostate thulium laser enucleation) this morning 5/16/2022 (was originally scheduled for 4/4/2022 but I tested positive for COVID on 4/1/2022 so they make you wait at least...
05-16-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 344
Posted By _ForceD_

I was not struck by the vehicle, but rather I...

I was not struck by the vehicle, but rather I struck the vehicle that made a RIGHT turn directly in front of me.

Dan
05-13-22, 07:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 332
Posted By _ForceD_

I’ve used Sticky Life https://www.stickylife.com/...

I’ve used Sticky Life https://www.stickylife.com/ You have to provide the graphics, but they’re pretty affordable. I’ve found that Velocals really isn’t into creating new decals if there isn’t a...
05-12-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 310
Posted By _ForceD_

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/700x353/image_6bad007b871967b26487cff0cb2dbaac657b3aec.jpeg
Forum: Triathlon
05-11-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By _ForceD_

I can’t find it now, but somewhere on Sheldon...

I can’t find it now, but somewhere on Sheldon Brown there’s a page dedicated to locating and deciphering frame serial numbers to identify when and where a frame was made.

Dan
05-11-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 690
Posted By _ForceD_

I think that different seats will have different...

I think that different seats will have different comfort positions for every (male) body. And, finding a good comfort position/adjustment can be tedious, and a very precise adjustment. I keep five...
05-08-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 490
Posted By _ForceD_

I’ve made simple replacement dust covers out of...

I’ve made simple replacement dust covers out of sturdy, pliable plastic…like the plastic used for some ice cream tubs for example. You can cut them in one of two ways. Either precisely so that it...
05-08-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,242
Posted By _ForceD_

You (the bike) will be OK in Florida as long as...

You (the bike) will be OK in Florida as long as you’re near a hill. Oh wait…

Dan
Forum: Triathlon
05-07-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,073
Posted By _ForceD_

asgelle, GhostRider62 is right ya know. Or are...

asgelle, GhostRider62 is right ya know. Or are you just trolling for a fight?

https://www.biopac.com/application-note/aerobic-capacity-physical-fitness-vo2-max/

Dan
05-06-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By _ForceD_

steps-to-soften-denim-and-make-jeans-more-comforta...

steps-to-soften-denim-and-make-jeans-more-comfortable-2040404 (https://www.byrdie.com/steps-to-soften-denim-and-make-jeans-more-comfortable-2040404)

Dan
05-06-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,683
Posted By _ForceD_

The OP might be dead now for all we know. I hope...

The OP might be dead now for all we know. I hope my threads/posts are still getting attention years after I’m gone. It would be the utmost form of respect. :thumb:

Dan
05-06-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 855
Posted By _ForceD_

Same. I generally will patch them…numerous...

Same. I generally will patch them…numerous times…until one of the patches then fails. it’s almost impossible to successfully patch over where there was previously a patch. But I hang onto the old...
04-29-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 888
Posted By _ForceD_

I enjoy watching races on the cobbles just as...

I enjoy watching races on the cobbles just as much of many here. But I do disagree with the sentiment that the TdF is meant to be won by the best all-around rider. Although I won’t say that having...
04-23-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By _ForceD_

I’m from Lafayette (Boiler Up!) but love riding...

I’m from Lafayette (Boiler Up!) but
love riding the Hilly Hundred in and around the Bloomington area.

Dan
04-22-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,341
Posted By _ForceD_

Not really. The closest LBS to this location is...

Not really. The closest LBS to this location is at least a couple of miles away. But A+ for dramatization.

Dan
04-21-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,467
Posted By _ForceD_

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Dan
04-18-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,341
Posted By _ForceD_

Ultra security measures.

At a rack in front of a department store…I kinda had to do a double take because at first I though it was an abandoned bike. But then realized it’s in too good of condition, there’s a rain poncho in...
04-18-22, 08:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 741
Posted By _ForceD_

Note to self: Don’t sign up for any cycling event...

Note to self: Don’t sign up for any cycling event “Bald Paul” is signed up for.;) I jest. Seriously, I’m sure it’ll get better. Keep trying. Kinda reminds me of my now 23 y.o. son who has grown up a...
04-17-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By _ForceD_

Just a wild guess, but maybe it’s because of the...

Just a wild guess, but maybe it’s because of the difference in distances. Women’s course is less than half the distance of the men. And, I suppose that’d also mean less elevation gain.

...
04-17-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 325
Posted By _ForceD_

Your chain tool is designed to fix this problem....

Your chain tool is designed to fix this problem. Vid at this link shows how to do it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=25gP6PmxhKI
Dan
04-16-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By _ForceD_

In the photo above it looks like there’s plenty...

In the photo above it looks like there’s plenty of valve stem exposed for the CO2 inflater to seat properly.

Dan
04-14-22, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 617
Posted By _ForceD_

Thanks. At least I got a few good responses from...

Thanks. At least I got a few good responses from the readers I was targeting before it was moved into a hidden sub-forum that hardly gets any traffic…and is part of the 50+ forum anyway.

Dan
04-14-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,090
Posted By _ForceD_

I use 3/32” heat shrink tubing for cable ends. ...

I use 3/32” heat shrink tubing for cable ends.

Dan
04-14-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 446
Posted By _ForceD_

I don’t play tennis either, but got it from...

I don’t play tennis either, but got it from swinging implements (overhand) clearing some brush on our property. Most recent bout with it seems to take forever to heal. Lots of icing, and...
04-14-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 950
Posted By _ForceD_

They are?!?!? I was hoping to catch the latest...

They are?!?!? I was hoping to catch the latest installments…along with Tour DuPont…this year.

Dan
04-14-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 617
Posted By _ForceD_

The only medication for BPH that I’ve been on is...

The only medication for BPH that I’ve been on is Tamsulosin/Flomax…which treats the symptoms and isn’t necessarily for reducing the size of the prostate. I’ve been on it for several years. Before...
04-14-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 898
Posted By _ForceD_

I know, I hear what you’re saying. I’m not...

I know, I hear what you’re saying. I’m not trolling, and it’s not a mantra I made up. I’m just regurgitating an argument I recall reading in BICYCLING magazine back in the late 80s when clipless...
04-13-22, 07:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 898
Posted By _ForceD_

They are cleats. And they are clipLESS pedals so...

They are cleats. And they are clipLESS pedals so there’s no “clipping” in/out. You “click” in and out with clipless.

Dan
04-13-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 617
Posted By _ForceD_

This is good info guys. Thanks. For me…there’s no...

This is good info guys. Thanks. For me…there’s no cancer involved…none that’s been detected anyway. Just classic BPH. My PSA going back several years has always been right at 2 +/- a fraction. I have...
04-13-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 617
Posted By _ForceD_

BPH laser procedure

I’m 61, and in mid-May I’m having minimally invasive laser prostate reduction procedure for BPH. I informed my urologist who’ll be performing the procedure that I’m a regular cyclist, and swimmer...
04-13-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 950
Posted By _ForceD_

I’m not “coming at you”…but if you still think...

I’m not “coming at you”…but if you still think L.A. is ‘all that’…I challenge you, if you haven’t already, to read his first book (IT’S NOT ABOUT THE BIKE) and still come away with the same attitude....
04-08-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 594
Posted By _ForceD_

Nope. I suppose there could have been some buried...

Nope. I suppose there could have been some buried cables coming ashore from ‘somewhere’ offshore (another island ???). But again…I was right along the water. I didn’t see any buildings up the beach...
04-05-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 594
Posted By _ForceD_

I think that irregularities like this are due to...

I think that irregularities like this are due to glitches in the proprietary software of the fitness app. Here’s why I think that. Attached is the screenshot of the elevation profile from a run I did...
04-04-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,348
Posted By _ForceD_

“Bikers” ride motorcycles. “Cyclists” ride...

“Bikers” ride motorcycles. “Cyclists” ride bicycles.

Dan
04-02-22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,348
Posted By _ForceD_

I think you meant to say “didn’t wish…” Dan

I think you meant to say “didn’t wish…”

Dan
04-01-22, 05:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By _ForceD_

If it really matters, and you want a bit more...

If it really matters, and you want a bit more space there…I’m reading that there are spacers you can get to put on the drive side to move the crank/rings out 2-2.5mm. But the NDS cup can’t have a lip...
03-31-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By _ForceD_

I know the OP said it’s a new bike…but it could...

I know the OP said it’s a new bike…but it could be that the two cogs the chain is skipping on are worn/used. And…just pointing out that LBSs selling “new” bikes with worn/use cassettes (and other...
03-30-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,041
Posted By _ForceD_

I don’t log fitness performance stats, but I do...

I don’t log fitness performance stats, but I do log my mileage. I can give you my lifetime/annual/monthly/weekly distance on any given day (and number of rides). I’ve been keeping a written log for...
03-30-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,100
Posted By _ForceD_

While rolling along about 16mph on the broad...

While rolling along about 16mph on the broad shoulder of a road with steady traffic that was fortunately traveling just bit faster than me on the bike, a car made a RIGHT turn directly in front of...
03-29-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,348
Posted By _ForceD_

Jacka$$e$ like this guy give all riders a bad...

Jacka$$e$ like this guy give all riders a bad name.

Dan
03-28-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By _ForceD_

The one and only time I witnessed the TdF in...

The one and only time I witnessed the TdF in person was the finish of a mountain stage at Luz Ardiden 1995. As indicated above, the peloton goes by in a flash (on the flats). Literally only a couple...
03-27-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By _ForceD_

I concur with above comments about chronic...

I concur with above comments about chronic conditions on a RoadID. Unless of course it’s related to certain drug allergies that could be deathly. On mine, in addition to my name, I have my two ICE...
03-26-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 594
Posted By _ForceD_

I’ve never used tubeless on a bike. But I’ve seen...

I’ve never used tubeless on a bike. But I’ve seen tire techs and car mechanics put a strap around the tire and tighten it to get the bead to seal when they begin inflating. Something like that might...
03-25-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 718
Posted By _ForceD_

Kind of odd that brand new wheels are out of...

Kind of odd that brand new wheels are out of true. Or did the shop built the wheels themselves and not getting them true was a result of the rush?

Dan
03-24-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,671
Posted By _ForceD_

This discussion got me thinking about bikes...

This discussion got me thinking about bikes stopping, or not stopping for school busses with their stop sign deployed in states that have the “Idaho Stop Law.” The Idaho version of the law doesn’t...
03-21-22, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By _ForceD_

Regarding Velocals…they have a good stock of...

Regarding Velocals…they have a good stock of decals from many well-known brands. But when I tried to get them to create decals for a lesser-known bike that they had none of…they really didn’t want to...
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