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12-06-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3,393
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Posted By rsbob

Ditto. 42* and misting all day.

Ditto. 42* and misting all day.
12-06-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 900
Posted By rsbob

You and your wife are all stars in my book. Two...

You and your wife are all stars in my book. Two of the toughest one day events in WA. I did both on a tandem and single bike and can attest how difficult they are. Give your wife a ‘well done’...
12-04-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,671
Posted By rsbob

This past Nov I joined a bunch of youngsters...

This past Nov I joined a bunch of youngsters (30-40 somethings) in a climbing challenge on Strava. The challenge was to do 50,000’ for November. I knew I had zero chance of hitting the goal, but it...
12-04-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 900
Posted By rsbob

Can’t forget placebo effect. Many of the studies...

Can’t forget placebo effect. Many of the studies showed no net increase in muscle mass but if it works for you, it works for you.
12-04-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 4,293
Posted By rsbob

never seen a paceline pulled over and everyone...

never seen a paceline pulled over and everyone cited to tailgating and I have ridden in hundreds of them.

I really dont care if someone drafts me. If they touch my back wheel, they go down, not...
12-03-21, 12:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By rsbob

I believe the + means all inclusive. Besides,...

I believe the + means all inclusive. Besides, since you are a cyclist your fitness and relative health probably makes you comparable to a 50 or 45 year old.

Being in my mid 60s, I have not...
12-02-21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 4,293
Posted By rsbob

Now there are bicycle laws? Did I fall into an...

Now there are bicycle laws? Did I fall into an alternate reality?
12-02-21, 10:56 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 4,293
Posted By rsbob

Huh? Citations please.

Huh? Citations please.
11-30-21, 11:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 922
Posted By rsbob

^ Reminds me of a vehicle speed trap. (But more...

^ Reminds me of a vehicle speed trap. (But more lethal)
11-30-21, 11:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By rsbob

Side note: 20 miles and only 16’ elevation gain? ...

Side note: 20 miles and only 16’ elevation gain? Didn’t know that was even possible. Curb cuts?

Now back to our program already in progress.
11-30-21, 11:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,306
Posted By rsbob

Gorgeous car. My step brother had one and did...

Gorgeous car. My step brother had one and did something like this - but then I enjoy modifying cars which is not for everyone.
...
11-30-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 900
Posted By rsbob

Studies confirm: ...

Studies confirm: https://jissn.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12970-015-0092-9

No reported side effects. I read 6 studies to determine if and what to expect. Most said muscle mass does not...
11-28-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,498
Posted By rsbob

Hello Brent. How many years have you been….uh...

Hello Brent. How many years have you been….uh clean…uh I mean….not so clean? Never mind.
11-26-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3,393
Views: 243,550
Posted By rsbob

My kind of rider. Save the wine!

My kind of rider. Save the wine!
11-25-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 247
Posted By rsbob

I have that bike and have not experienced that...

I have that bike and have not experienced that issue, but I do torque the bolt to spec listed next to the bolt. I am guessing when your bike was assembled, they used some type of anti-seize instead...
11-24-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 3,393
Views: 243,550
Posted By rsbob

Completed my 2021 mileage goal today hitting 4000...

Completed my 2021 mileage goal today hitting 4000 miles or 6427 Km before the weather get really nasty. Pics from today’s ride

...
11-23-21, 11:32 PM
Replies: 3,393
Views: 243,550
Posted By rsbob

It’s not how fer I rode today, but how high. ...

It’s not how fer I rode today, but how high. Rode 2,600’ today completing my 2021 goal of 200,000’! Probably not much for 30-40 YOs, but for an old dude, its cool. Next goal to slay before the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,327
Posted By rsbob

Do you use an antiperspirant and deodorant...

Do you use an antiperspirant and deodorant combination for under arms - it works on crotches too, unless you are doing massive miles. But machine wash your stuff like stated above.
11-22-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3,393
Views: 243,550
Posted By rsbob

The last 2 days, 44 miles and 3000’ climbing. Had...

The last 2 days, 44 miles and 3000’ climbing. Had cold toes and fingers so bagged it.
11-22-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,498
Posted By rsbob

Why do I ride? Probably am borderline obsessed...

Why do I ride? Probably am borderline obsessed or addicted.

If I am feeling blue or down, a ride picks me right up. Am riding on average 6.5 days a week

I typically plan the next day’s ride...
11-20-21, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3,393
Views: 243,550
Posted By rsbob

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1224x1417/ea67c0a2_3174_4ce7_b036_9eb4a3df9ef7_82221cedca15901fa63a8f3dc7677d47e530f085.jpeg
11-20-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,027
Posted By rsbob

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/3006dd8f_fe0d_4d63_a0ad_6a50c914b0a9_30b9186f29b268744d55f72ac8bb7063bf8e647d.jpeg...
11-20-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,114
Posted By rsbob

What a beautiful bike. Absolutely gorgeous. ...

What a beautiful bike. Absolutely gorgeous. Well worth wait for IMHO.

I too have a Wound Up carbon form on my Fondriest and after a few rides in the sun found the sun reflecting off the top flat...
11-20-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 900
Posted By rsbob

When I commuted during the winter months in the...

When I commuted during the winter months in the dark on the MUPs I really enjoyed the solitude. I could ride 15 miles on a MUP and see maybe a dozen other commuters. Most learned to cover their...
11-20-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By rsbob

My only concern about double sided tape is when...

My only concern about double sided tape is when it comes time to replace the battery which means scraping the tape off the door. Not a problem?
11-20-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,713
Posted By rsbob

Way back when, my Schwinn Varsity and Continental...

Way back when, my Schwinn Varsity and Continental came with shiny plastic bar tape. Talk about making hands sweaty. Gloves were required.
11-19-21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,404
Posted By rsbob

Here is your poll: ...

Here is your poll: https://www.bikeforums.net/fifty-plus-50/1240943-what-age-range-you.html
11-19-21, 11:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 900
Posted By rsbob

First off - I don’t know you well enough to...

First off - I don’t know you well enough to deem you weird, so will leave that alone.

I understand the excitement and calm aspect, but the danger from vehicles - I am assuming you are riding on...
11-19-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 579
Posted By rsbob

Really like your choice of music. Well done!

Really like your choice of music. Well done!
11-18-21, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By rsbob

Garmin Cadence Sensor Rubber Rubbing Bootie

There is just no way to write the title without it sounding a bit off.

Since the weather in the Seattle hinterlands is getting cool - 40s and raining, it was time to don the neoprene booties. ...
11-18-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4,219
Views: 651,837
Posted By rsbob

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x980/02dd8706_3929_4494_8525_5b6fcdd1ca2f_06ce3aa0dc861ae6b968488b79d34ad2c6c2afa4.jpeg...
11-18-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,498
Posted By rsbob

Found a T shirt on Amazon which reads, Never...

Found a T shirt on Amazon which reads, Never underestimate an old guy on a bicycle and shows a guy racing on a road bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-21, 11:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,355
Posted By rsbob

therefore I am?

therefore I am?
11-16-21, 11:22 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,498
Posted By rsbob

Cycling is my time machine. When riding, I am...

Cycling is my time machine. When riding, I am transported back to my 30s when first into cycling. I lose my age, my worries and just concentrate on the road ahead. Still love the excitement of...
11-16-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 957
Posted By rsbob

Could of sworn it was hydrology. ;)

Could of sworn it was hydrology. ;)
11-16-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,675
Posted By rsbob

Have to agree that the sign would look great on...

Have to agree that the sign would look great on my former ride.

...
11-16-21, 12:44 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,901
Posted By rsbob

AS an ER Physician, my father took care of 100s...

AS an ER Physician, my father took care of 100s of MVAs. The people who tended to have the highest survival rates were drunks, because they were so loose compared to sober people whom would tense up...
11-15-21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,321
Posted By rsbob

The majority of those are DUIs/DWIs Two...

The majority of those are DUIs/DWIs

Two seems better than one but more seems redundant. Just my opinion.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-21, 10:58 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,343
Posted By rsbob

Carried a chain break tool on my tandem for 20...

Carried a chain break tool on my tandem for 20 years and never used it on the road. Come to think of it, over 50 years of road and MTB riding well over 100,000 miles I have never broken a chain. ...
11-14-21, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3,473
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Posted By rsbob

Alloy is real. Love sardonic wit. Well done.

Alloy is real. Love sardonic wit. Well done.
11-14-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,254
Posted By rsbob

My plate is completely obscured whether the rack...

My plate is completely obscured whether the rack is folded up or deployed. I have been waiting for months to ‘have a conversation’ with law enforcement but they evidently have bigger fish to fry. ...
11-14-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,046
Posted By rsbob

Since I wouldn’t go for either, just shoot me.

Since I wouldn’t go for either, just shoot me.
11-14-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,675
Posted By rsbob

And your reason WHY people can’t be decent to one...

And your reason WHY people can’t be decent to one another? Just because it is the internet, is unacceptable. People can be decent IF they chose to be. It is a choice. I find your defense of...
11-14-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,675
Posted By rsbob

It appears there are those whom feel they must...

It appears there are those whom feel they must chime-in on any topic regardless if they have anything POSITIVE to contribute. Don’t know if they take pride in bumping up their post counts or take...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,953
Posted By rsbob

when riding in a monsoon or thunderstorm LIKE...

when riding in a monsoon or thunderstorm LIKE downpour, there is nothing which will keep you dry. I bike commuted in Oregon and Washington for years with long fenders with flaps, covered head to toe...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-21, 10:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,355
Posted By rsbob

My Zwift avatar wears white year-round. IRL I...

My Zwift avatar wears white year-round. IRL I wear black because I am too lazy to maintain white shoes and blacks just clean up with a sponge. Did I say I am lazy? I meant, too practical.
11-13-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,584
Posted By rsbob

Oh darn, I-Like-To…. You have achieved the most...

Oh darn, I-Like-To…. You have achieved the most honored and revered status of persona non grata, so I will be missing your thoughtful, kind, insightful and ever cheery comments. But don’t worry,...
11-13-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,838
Posted By rsbob

Looks like you are having a blast. I too love...

Looks like you are having a blast. I too love skiing - both types - but like to visit the snow when I want to and not have it visit me where I live, so please moderate your snow enthusiasm. ;)
11-13-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 534
Posted By rsbob

That is one loaded bike! How many day ride?

That is one loaded bike! How many day ride?
11-13-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,763
Posted By rsbob

For nighttime mtb you really want/need two...

For nighttime mtb you really want/need two lights. One static one mounted to the bar and another on your helmet which will provide the needed flexibility to use that light to scan the area and spot...
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