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03-21-22, 03:20 PM
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Posted By Eric F

First dirt ride since I based my face in on this...

First dirt ride since I based my face in on this same ride. My face has recovered, but my left thumb is still a bit sore from a ligament strain. I've been riding the road on Sunday mornings, but...
03-17-22, 10:18 AM
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Posted By Eric F

4 road bikes - Newest one gets the most miles,...

4 road bikes - Newest one gets the most miles, 2nd one lives on my trainer, 3rd is a former race bike of mine that I was able to buy back from a friend, 4th belonged to my dad as was renovated by me...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-22, 12:06 PM
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Posted By Eric F

That's very cool. I haven't seen one of those...

That's very cool. I haven't seen one of those before.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-22, 10:48 AM
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Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-22, 08:56 AM
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Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-22, 04:32 PM
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Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

The WEN 4212T is the one on my list. Glad to hear...

The WEN 4212T is the one on my list. Glad to hear you like yours. I've seen quite a few good reviews online, but I know a lot of those tend to be sponsored. I have a 40-year-old jigsaw that I've had...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-22, 03:42 PM
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Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

Sounds like a great deal! I've got eyes on a...

Sounds like a great deal!

I've got eyes on a bench-top drill press and a cordless jigsaw, but haven't pulled the trigger yet. This past weekend, I got some corner squares and clamps, and the feet...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

I read "grinder" and I thought you were talking...

I read "grinder" and I thought you were talking about shop tools again. I had to read your post again to realize you're talking about coffee.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

Good luck with that.

Good luck with that.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-22, 12:08 PM
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Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

You know who else? People who live in places...

You know who else? People who live in places that don't freeze.

That said, I only have a pool because it was there when we bought the house. I wouldn't build a new pool for myself...and I'm a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-22, 04:17 PM
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Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

My pick would be...Base layer, jersey, arm...

My pick would be...Base layer, jersey, arm warmers, shorts, knee warmers, and vest (maybe, depending on how i felt after warming up).

With that short a race, be sure you warm up completely,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

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03-02-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 6,434
Posted By Eric F

Just curious...How long ago did you win those...

Just curious...How long ago did you win those jerseys?
03-02-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 6,434
Posted By Eric F

Nailed it.

Nailed it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-22, 01:54 PM
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Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

Live long and pasta.

Live long and pasta.
03-02-22, 01:40 PM
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Views: 6,434
Posted By Eric F

From my experience, Strava tends to estimate low....

From my experience, Strava tends to estimate low. Maybe it's not the same for others.No doubt the guy has done some long rides, regardless of speed. I'm still not sure why ride data is validation...
03-02-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 6,434
Posted By Eric F

I am. 7 hours averaging almost 200W is a pretty...

I am. 7 hours averaging almost 200W is a pretty damn good effort.
03-02-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 6,434
Posted By Eric F

Almost all of the cycling clothing I own is made...

Almost all of the cycling clothing I own is made in the US. My road team/club kit stuff is Voler. The jerseys I tend to wear on the MTB are Twin Six.

If $20 Chinese jerseys work for you, cool. ...
03-02-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 6,434
Posted By Eric F

I'm with you on 2 of 3. See below. ...

I'm with you on 2 of 3. See below.



I'm neutral on mint chocolate chip. I like it okay, but it's not in my top 3.
03-02-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 6,434
Posted By Eric F

My trainer is in my non-climate-controlled...

My trainer is in my non-climate-controlled garage. On warmer days, I wear a sleeveless UA base layer, which does a really nice job handling my sweat. On cooler days, I've found that I'm actually...
03-01-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 6,434
Posted By Eric F

I have found the opposite to be true.

I have found the opposite to be true.
03-01-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 6,434
Posted By Eric F

Valid points. I'm not a high-volume sweater,...

Valid points.

I'm not a high-volume sweater, nor is my sweat especially toxic. There have been times recently where I have worn a cotton t-shirt while riding my stationary trainer (with a fan...
03-01-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 6,434
Posted By Eric F

I find it interesting how different our...

I find it interesting how different our experiences are with fabrics.
03-01-22, 02:48 PM
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Views: 6,434
Posted By Eric F

I know zero cyclists who refer to their cycling...

I know zero cyclists who refer to their cycling clothing as a "uniform", even if it's team kit.
03-01-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 6,434
Posted By Eric F

You're making assumptions not based in fact. The...

You're making assumptions not based in fact. The fabrics used for good-quality cycling jerseys promote wicking and evaporation of moisture with efficiency that a cotton t-shirt can't come close to....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

Spork.

Spork.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-22, 01:13 PM
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Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

Very much in my 'hood! Did you go up the Sam...

Very much in my 'hood! Did you go up the Sam Merrill trail? That little bald spot with the red tint is from a fire last week. It got knocked down really quickly.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

I'm feeling fat every day.

I'm feeling fat every day.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

I understand. I've been doing that on Saturday...

I understand. I've been doing that on Saturday afternoons recently...and some Sunday afternoons. Although, the project right now is just building out the shop. Yesterday, my daughter and I covered...
02-28-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 6,434
Posted By Eric F

The people who think that regular cycling gear...

The people who think that regular cycling gear makes one look like a LA wannabe don't know the difference between a Jumbo-Visma kit and a local club kit.
02-28-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 6,434
Posted By Eric F

I haven't really seen pick-up basketball or...

I haven't really seen pick-up basketball or soccer, but that would definitely be a valid comparison. I wonder if there is the same kind of negativity.

I get it. On the road, I wear the kit of...
02-28-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 6,434
Posted By Eric F

One could make the argument that it's no...

One could make the argument that it's no different than a fan wearing the jersey of his favorite team/player when he goes to watch that team/player play. The difference, however, is that you're just...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

Barely a breeze in Pasadena, at the moment.

Barely a breeze in Pasadena, at the moment.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

I will be doing the same in a couple of hours. ...

I will be doing the same in a couple of hours. Kid is away. Date night with the wife! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

I recall an article from many years ago talking...

I recall an article from many years ago talking about how there was a plan to end production of the 911, and the President of Porsche (might have been new to the job) basically said, "No. Porsche...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

If I recall, Porsche's first all-wheel drive was...

If I recall, Porsche's first all-wheel drive was the 959. Correct?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

The magic of the older 911s is that when you hit...

The magic of the older 911s is that when you hit the brakes to slow down in the middle of a corner, you're unweighting the rear end, which reduces your traction. Then, the heavy rear end tries to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

The heavy end wants to go in the direction it's...

The heavy end wants to go in the direction it's going. When a rear-engine car loses traction with the rear tires while cornering, it can be problematic in a hurry.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

A couple of friends worked at the local Porsche...

A couple of friends worked at the local Porsche dealer when I was a young guy. The result of the above was referred to as the "turbo loop".
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

Ahh. I wasn't aware they played for the same...

Ahh. I wasn't aware they played for the same team. In that case, my assumption is probably wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

I think he took a pic of the place for Velo Vol's...

I think he took a pic of the place for Velo Vol's benefit because it's vegetarian. I suspect he got a meaty burrito elsewhere.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

Being that I've been hauling a dirty softball...

Being that I've been hauling a dirty softball player and related gear around for the last 10 years, I've needed something with more space. The Ford Explorer has been a great vehicle for my needs. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

So Cal is deep with places better than Chipotle. ...

So Cal is deep with places better than Chipotle. Where did you go?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

Even then, you don't NEED 500hp to roll happily...

Even then, you don't NEED 500hp to roll happily along at socially-acceptable speeds....but is sure is nice to have it. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

5Ah batteries are great when you're somewhere...

5Ah batteries are great when you're somewhere like a jobsite where you might not have access to a charger, and you need the tool to work all day. In your shop, where you can have batteries charged...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

You can get around town in an old Toyota Tercel,...

You can get around town in an old Toyota Tercel, but a new Porsche Carrera makes it much more fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 147,625
Posted By Eric F

The TV show was Loretta Swit.

The TV show was Loretta Swit.
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