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06-23-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,447
Posted By aplcr0331

Here's the dope tattoo you get when you picked up...

Here's the dope tattoo you get when you picked up cycling 2 years ago and "found your life purpose".
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 10:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,662
Posted By aplcr0331

I have these on my Cannondale now. I bought them...

I have these on my Cannondale now. I bought them from a gentleman who was giving up outdoor riding. I paid 100 pounds for them back in 2019.

Great wheel, pretty light, spin fast, the hub is loud...
06-17-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,341
Posted By aplcr0331

Whats the $20 for?

Whats the $20 for?
06-17-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,580
Posted By aplcr0331

If you're out on the road with traffic this is...

If you're out on the road with traffic this is the only answer. Contrasting colors for the win...I'd rather look like a fat clown (and I do) and get "noticed" by sleepy drivers in their Brodozers so...
06-17-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,341
Posted By aplcr0331

I get it. I'm able to call my wife or two of my...

I get it. I'm able to call my wife or two of my sons who will come get me. I'm adverse to carrying a bunch of stuff on the bike anyway. I use Shimano chains and have never had one break, (knocks on...
06-16-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,341
Posted By aplcr0331

I've never carried a chain tool on my rides. Are...

I've never carried a chain tool on my rides. Are you experiencing problems with your chain coming undone or breaking?

I'm guessing there's a nifty Park Tool that will fit in a bag if needed.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By aplcr0331

Like you say, one density doesn't fit all. I'm...

Like you say, one density doesn't fit all. I'm 242lbs (as of this morning...jfc) and I prefer a way less dense Chamois. Can't stand the overly thick ones. Less dense and not as wide (too wide a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By aplcr0331

Whatever you do; Don't get any Voler bibs with...

Whatever you do; Don't get any Voler bibs with their green Chamois. I've tried dozens of types of bibs and the only ones I HATED we a pair of Voler with the green Chamois. Horrific. I'm guessing, so...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,281
Posted By aplcr0331

Oh don't be a fuddy duddy. You think if we all...

Oh don't be a fuddy duddy. You think if we all just rode at 8mph and happily waved at all the *******s in their brodozers that they would all of the sudden be nice to us?

Stop with the the...
06-14-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By aplcr0331

I remember when this happened (kind of local to...

I remember when this happened (kind of local to me)....it was 5 years ago.

A few years after this we had a mountain biker get killed by a Cougar on the west side of Washington State.
06-12-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,469
Posted By aplcr0331

Depends on how hard you ride. Toodling around?...

Depends on how hard you ride. Toodling around? Water. Is it hot; add in some Nuun.

Hard sustained efforts over 2 hours? Take in about 60-90 grams per hour or more.

Carbs are legalized doping.
...
06-11-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,209
Posted By aplcr0331

You can control the radar AND the light from the...

You can control the radar AND the light from the head unit? Iíve got Wahoo and all we can control is the radar. Garmin units can turn off the light and still get radar warnings (which would be a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 808
Posted By aplcr0331

I'm the same way when it comes to minor...

I'm the same way when it comes to minor adjustments it seems. Same with saddles, I did try a Brooks for a while but was too impatient with it but most other saddles I used I could get along with...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,066
Posted By aplcr0331

Depending on your location I'm willing to bet...

Depending on your location I'm willing to bet there's a local person making steel bikes. We have one in my small/medium sized city (Elephant Bikes) and you can often get custom geometry that way as...
06-08-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,725
Posted By aplcr0331

Did 75 miles and 7,100 feet of climbing Saturday...

Did 75 miles and 7,100 feet of climbing Saturday and unfortunately got stuck near the top of the mountain in a nasty wind and hail storm.

Been sick now for 3 days...ugh...went way to deep.
...
06-04-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,769
Posted By aplcr0331

I was with you on Facebook until I moved...

I was with you on Facebook until I moved overseas. Then I got on expat Facebook forums for the area I was moving too and the up to date information was invaluable to me and my families move. I get...
06-03-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,885
Posted By aplcr0331

I ride whichever bike gives me the most social...

I ride whichever bike gives me the most social smugness capital.

Here's my process...I research at least 50 years of history for every bike I consider buying. I get a list of the top 25 executives...
06-03-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,769
Posted By aplcr0331

O/T but not really; I was working in a SCIF...

O/T but not really;

I was working in a SCIF (fancy name for a building where TS work is done for the DoD) and there as a contractor in there installing a VTC. I was in there getting network...
06-03-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,931
Posted By aplcr0331

Goal when riding should be to replace every...

Goal when riding should be to replace every calorie you burn. Whether through drink (gatorade, scratch, gu, SiS, etc.) or from foods (bars, gels, etc.) but that's only for longer ride...over 2 hours...
06-03-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,725
Posted By aplcr0331

Did my long commutes yesterday; 31.9 going in and...

Did my long commutes yesterday; 31.9 going in and 33.4 coming home. It was 97 degrees and that's the hottest temperature ride I've done in over 3 years. My HR was elevated...despite not pushing hard...
06-03-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,118
Posted By aplcr0331

No goals for May...tired of setting goals and...

No goals for May...tired of setting goals and failing (especially with weight). So I'm just out here winging it.

MAY
Miles = 562
Elevation = 31,468
05-25-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,827
Posted By aplcr0331

Remember it's a BIDON "Bee-Dohn" never say...

Remember it's a BIDON "Bee-Dohn" never say bottle.

Signed,
Steel Bike Guy Riding a "Campy Gruppo"
05-25-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,847
Posted By aplcr0331

I'm willing to bet that the vast majority of kids...

I'm willing to bet that the vast majority of kids under 18 would think road cycling is lame (if they thought about it all).

We're a small minority of an even smaller minority (regular cyclists)....
05-24-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,611
Posted By aplcr0331

Try running multiple apps on your phone while you...

Try running multiple apps on your phone while you track the ride. Compare then. Run MMR, Strava, Cyclemeter, etc. And see the differences. Does Map My Ride allow you to set your wheel circumference?...
05-23-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,118
Posted By aplcr0331

524mi so far. Will be traveling from the 26 into...

524mi so far. Will be traveling from the 26 into June so Iíll miss out on 6 days.

Pretty good month for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,507
Posted By aplcr0331

People with loud hubs wave more.

People with loud hubs wave more.
05-21-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,745
Posted By aplcr0331

People on rim brakes wave more

People on rim brakes wave more
05-20-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 737
Posted By aplcr0331

We should not be giving any help until we get...

We should not be giving any help until we get pictures of the bike!

J/K....enjoy it
05-19-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,721
Posted By aplcr0331

Sad for her family. Particularly her husband who...

Sad for her family. Particularly her husband who was behind her a bit when this happened.
05-18-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,295
Posted By aplcr0331

Iím guessing youíre going faster because of the...

Iím guessing youíre going faster because of the motorcycle tubes youíre using.
05-18-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By aplcr0331

New club jersey day is almost always good! My...

New club jersey day is almost always good! My club went from "meh, it could be worse" to...well worse actually.


Congrats on the weight loss and get out there and ride! It's the our best defense...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By aplcr0331

No, no, 11 watts is from the oil slick colored...

No, no, 11 watts is from the oil slick colored water bottle cage bolts. Each.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By aplcr0331

https://www.amazon.com/Supacaz-Star-Plugz-Bar-Plug...

https://www.amazon.com/Supacaz-Star-Plugz-Bar-Plug/dp/B01CCVUZYU

Use an allen key/wrench to tighten them in. Been using these for about 4 years...they never come loose.

If you get the oil slick...
Forum: Commuting
05-17-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,140
Posted By aplcr0331

All you can do is give it a try. My commute here...

All you can do is give it a try. My commute here in the states ranges from 16 to 18.5 (and on some occasions is 31.5) miles depending on which route I take. When I lived in the UK it was 21.5 miles....
05-14-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,022
Posted By aplcr0331

So it appears that most cyclists don't actually...

So it appears that most cyclists don't actually enjoy the act of riding their bikes that much. I mean I see complaints about cars, pedestrians, dogs, runners, roadies, e-bikes, parked cars, no lines,...
05-13-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,042
Posted By aplcr0331

OP: You see any good ass out here on your...

OP: You see any good ass out here on your commute? Are they more impressed by your sexy bell rings or your non TDF clothes and cheap bike?

How strong is that pimp hand anyway?
05-12-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,768
Posted By aplcr0331

I was watching Stage 4 of the Giro yesterday as...

I was watching Stage 4 of the Giro yesterday as my fellow American was riding hither and yonder, quite quickly I might add, in the rain. He was up and down steep climbs at high speeds with pouring...
05-12-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,768
Posted By aplcr0331

Do you understand that this is, yet ANOTHER,...

Do you understand that this is, yet ANOTHER, thread about rim vs disc brakes? Okay.
You get that it's a troll thread, correct? Good.

What my post solved was showing that rims....are discs. Get...
05-12-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,644
Posted By aplcr0331

As part of leaving the planet better than you got...

As part of leaving the planet better than you got it....you don't support a tax on bikes? Wouldn't paying more in taxes on bikes allow for more money to be spent on infrastructure? Shouldn't...
05-12-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,644
Posted By aplcr0331

Times are a-changin. Pie in the sky wishful...

Times are a-changin. Pie in the sky wishful thinking about bike commuting is a waste of time. The numbers are just not there...and the numbers are dwindling.

More people commute by bike in urban...
05-10-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,768
Posted By aplcr0331

Guess what? *Whispers* "Come over here" ...

Guess what?

*Whispers* "Come over here"


"Rims...ARE a disc."
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05-07-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 25,007
Posted By aplcr0331

My wife has a childhood friend who is a well...

My wife has a childhood friend who is a well known Ophthalmologist, she travels (pre-Covid) around the country giving talks and has done some important research in the field. She's married to another...
05-06-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 25,007
Posted By aplcr0331

You know...skinny roadies on their carbon "fibre"...

You know...skinny roadies on their carbon "fibre" pretend bikes who all think they're Lance Armstrong Sepp Kuss.
05-06-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 25,007
Posted By aplcr0331

I need 2 videos sir; 1. You playing...

I need 2 videos sir;

1. You playing (attempting?) Eruption.
2. You and your wife "dropping" BF forums "roadies"

;)
05-06-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 25,007
Posted By aplcr0331

Or in the OP's case be sure to stare at the girls...

Or in the OP's case be sure to stare at the girls ass riding in front of you and give her a "seductive" bell ring so she really "knows what's up".

https://www.bikeforums.net/22032355-post59.html
05-06-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 25,007
Posted By aplcr0331

I've been called Lance a number of times, usually...

I've been called Lance a number of times, usually from big truck driving dudes, I think it's kind of funny. I've heard people say along the lines of "drive like Mario Andretti" lol, I mean when was...
05-06-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 25,007
Posted By aplcr0331

OP; It's called LARP'ing. Like those...

OP;

It's called LARP'ing. Like those rednecks that do Civil War re-enactments. Or the uber:nerdy dorks who "craft" swords and attend Amtgard yearly.


While we're on the subject...can anyone...
05-06-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 25,007
Posted By aplcr0331

Pie? Too late...I've already eaten...

Pie?




Too late...I've already eaten them (yes ALL of them). "Go ride your plastic bike you skinny ****" and "Get on the sidewalk Lance!" /channeling the op
05-06-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,461
Posted By aplcr0331

Look at all you filthy casuals, meh. The ONLY way...

Look at all you filthy casuals, meh. The ONLY way to "track" a ride is with a sextant. You probably all ride plastic bikes too.

SMDH....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,898
Posted By aplcr0331

1. Get dropped quick 2. Join a slower group ...

1. Get dropped quick
2. Join a slower group
3. Get dropped again
4. Join a "No-Drop" Group
5. Dropped? Yes, please
6. Eight reasons why riding alone is better than riding in a group...
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