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Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-24, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

I must assume you haven't been dealing with the...

I must assume you haven't been dealing with the general public on a regular basis.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-24, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

I read a long time ago that he tried to capture...

I read a long time ago that he tried to capture his daughter crawling on the floor and just having fun, in music. Every time I heard it, I pictured a baby doing happy crawl things, bouncing. rocking,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-24, 11:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 943
Posted By LAJ

I love my '90 684. It's the same frame, which I'm...

I love my '90 684. It's the same frame, which I'm sure you're aware of, but with 7 speed 105. It rides like a truck, and it's glorious. Sadly, the Wolber rims died, so I re-laced with Velocity Deep...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-24, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

Excellent on the family, and awesome on the...

Excellent on the family, and awesome on the expanded tool supply. I read of a CNC machine? That's way cool! I look forward to the goodies once you're versed in the operation. I hope the proposed...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-24, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

Because Roscoe is one of the best dogs ever. We...

Because Roscoe is one of the best dogs ever. We all know that.

I can hammer out quality with the best of them.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-24, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

This was a rolling route, so there was a good...

This was a rolling route, so there was a good amount of coasting. The max power was very moderate, and keeping a good steady amount of power uphill is important. Plus, I'm still pretty svelte, and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-24, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

Solo. I was chasing a fellow on a TT bike that I...

Solo. I was chasing a fellow on a TT bike that I was able to keep in sight off and on until I stopped. He's a Tri guy I think, so staying on the bike is cake for him, I imagine. He kicked it in 6...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-24, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

Not good, and glad you made it. I'm losing...

Not good, and glad you made it. I'm losing patience with the rigs lately.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-24, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

Nice ride, and glad you got out. I must be...

Nice ride, and glad you got out.

I must be too acclimated to eat that much. I stopped at 70 miles and bought a couple Gatorades, drank what was remaining in my bottles to make room, and finished...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-24, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

They aren't specialized. They may have some...

They aren't specialized. They may have some barristers, but I doubt they have the squadron of them specialized retains.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-24, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

I just looked at an 86 Land Rover Defender 90 to...

I just looked at an 86 Land Rover Defender 90 to be certified for this states emission program. Likely the nicest one of seen, to be honest. They come out of Florida, and are gorgeous. This one has...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-24, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

Getting back on the bike after a big meal like...

Getting back on the bike after a big meal like that is foreign to me. Eating dinner is fine, as I don't ride to my bed. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-24, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

Speechless. :lol:

Speechless. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-24, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

I have yet to master eating that much at one...

I have yet to master eating that much at one sitting while riding. I would shake my head in wonderment when riders would sit down at the 200 mile mark and polish off a Whopper, fries and a drink....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-24, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

I forgot about this one... There's no accounting...

I forgot about this one... There's no accounting for some people, even if they do ride a bike.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YA3XJtdq55s
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-24, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

Saturday, about 110 miles in. Kind of a weener. ...

Saturday, about 110 miles in. Kind of a weener.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0C31ehvPyQk
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-24, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

Humans can't help themselves.

Humans can't help themselves.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-24, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

My guess is bells, because jingle is fun.

My guess is bells, because jingle is fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-24, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

Gadgets are cool

Gadgets are cool
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-24, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2,345
Views: 353,270
Posted By LAJ

Hot

Hot
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-24, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

Absolutely. There is no reason to go out too...

Absolutely. There is no reason to go out too hard. You've been doing enough intervals to know what you should be doing, and where you should be at in relation. Very few coaches will have you do a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-24, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By LAJ

I've had to come back to this thread and look at...

I've had to come back to this thread and look at your new bike for a few days to decide if I liked it or not. I do like it, and I hope it continues to put a smile on your face. I've scoped out 3T...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-24, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

Positive thoughts, Dennis. I hope things go well.

Positive thoughts, Dennis. I hope things go well.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-24, 05:20 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

Every day is National Pet Day! This Poutine...

Every day is National Pet Day! This Poutine Day, not so much.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-24, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

Sacred cow territory. Careful. Everyone knows...

Sacred cow territory. Careful. Everyone knows the school system can do no wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-24, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2,345
Views: 353,270
Posted By LAJ

A small hiccup, but he bears watching.

A small hiccup, but he bears watching.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-24, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2,345
Views: 353,270
Posted By LAJ

Something bad happened to him, that's for sure.

Something bad happened to him, that's for sure.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-24, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2,345
Views: 353,270
Posted By LAJ

Nonsense thread you say! There are people...

Nonsense thread you say! There are people worldwide that stage their bike in accordance to this thread and its predecessor when taking scenic ride pics.

Nonsense thread indeed.....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-24, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

Hot. Even they know how to stage a bike. I...

Hot.

Even they know how to stage a bike. I don't know why it's so hard in that thread on BF...

I forgive the backdrop, simply because there likely is no better.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-24, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

Humor took a vacation today, it seems.

Humor took a vacation today, it seems.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-24, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

Climbing wheels make my climbing rides funner,...

Climbing wheels make my climbing rides funner, but going back down is way more funner.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-24, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

Indeed. Life is important, so that's where that...

Indeed. Life is important, so that's where that learned discretion comes into play.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-24, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

That makes sense, but unfortunately, there is...

That makes sense, but unfortunately, there is none of that in amateur cycling. Do well, upgrade. Get older, race with more experienced riders that take less chances as TMonk states. Unfortunately,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-24, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

Old man racing around here are ex-Olympians and...

Old man racing around here are ex-Olympians and Tour racers. Hard to wash that competitive gene out.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-24, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

Well done on the reward. I'm not sure what...

Well done on the reward.

I'm not sure what to say about it happening too often. At least you recognize it and can take steps. Biker wallet with a chain, ftw.

Roscoe also for the win.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-24, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

That person wouldn't be welcome anymore.

That person wouldn't be welcome anymore.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-24, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

I went through that with the TT/Hill Climb...

I went through that with the TT/Hill Climb period. Mrs. LAJ saw I was not having any fun at all, so she told me to go race in the manner I enjoy. The first crit back, I gave her the rundown,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-24, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

I'm not an auto transmission guy, but normally...

I'm not an auto transmission guy, but normally when I saw that code, and it was a slip issue, the clutches in the torque converter were heading south. Picture a slipping clutch. If the RPM of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-24, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

Same. I was disappointed it came to an end, but...

Same. I was disappointed it came to an end, but it was a good enough reason to not dwell on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-24, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

Smoooth.... :thumb:

Smoooth.... :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-24, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

I agree. Thankfully, I was likely in the best...

I agree. Thankfully, I was likely in the best shape of my life, and I bounced back relatively quickly. Of course, racing goals help get me there, but I wouldn't have been in that predicament without...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-24, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

You may be thinking of the race I broke my hip,...

You may be thinking of the race I broke my hip, Bill. That was another ****show, where they moved the railing into the course about ten feet on a downhill, blind, 90 degree corner. That was to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-24, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

Spot on. These are going to be just like the...

Spot on. These are going to be just like the 6x4', just 1 minute longer per interval. In a couple it will be 6x5', 5 minutes rest in between. That's about tops.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-24, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

Thank you, big john Any time I clip in, I know...

Thank you, big john Any time I clip in, I know something can happen, be it my commute, or in a race. That said, the race directors have an obligation to at least not maximize the possibility.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-24, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By LAJ

It was a success then! Seriously, you're...

It was a success then!

Seriously, you're spot on as far as how much ground you cover on foot. It's amazing the endurance you can have when you're having a blast.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-24, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,473
Posted By LAJ

To some, the enjoyment is the process.

To some, the enjoyment is the process.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-24, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,473
Posted By LAJ

They like the guy that hits the profit margin...

They like the guy that hits the profit margin much more. The worker that tosses 4 O2 sensors and a PCM at the vehicle, then throws their hands up because it's unfixable, makes bank. big john , who...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-24, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,473
Posted By LAJ

Tuba players rock. That includes Sousaphones, of...

Tuba players rock. That includes Sousaphones, of course.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-24, 05:10 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,473
Posted By LAJ

I would keep the white if you didn't have a...

I would keep the white if you didn't have a chrome fork and seatstay. In this case, you're correct. Polished steel or Ti.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-24, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,473
Posted By LAJ

Sometimes things just need to be left alone.

Sometimes things just need to be left alone.
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