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Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

What do you have in a 58 or 59cm?

What do you have in a 58 or 59cm?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

We just had our Holiday Lunch, where everyone...

We just had our Holiday Lunch, where everyone including me ate too much, and now I'm feeling the effects. It turns out the Social Committee for our site had a substantial sum budgeted for this year,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

The Younger Boy got a summons for today, but he...

The Younger Boy got a summons for today, but he checked online and he's now excused for a year.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

I thought mine was broken till I read about the...

I thought mine was broken till I read about the little white sticker. So I ordered one from Wahoo, which must have been sent via the slowest possible transport. Luckily, I found the old one on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

As someone said upthread, workmanlike. Wordle...

As someone said upthread, workmanlike.
Wordle 535 5/6

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,253
Posted By genejockey

C&V is in the eye of the beholder. To me, it...

C&V is in the eye of the beholder. To me, it means bikes well beyond "Department Store" level, the ones you'd have had to find an actual bike shop for, with at least some pretense of performance.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,545
Posted By genejockey

Possibly, but I checked my bikes last night, and...

Possibly, but I checked my bikes last night, and one at least one, although the logos didn't line up, they were in the same places on the left and right sides.

I have heard that bike shops will...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

I think I paid $100 to remove the old cranks and...

I think I paid $100 to remove the old cranks and BB and replace with the new ones. I did everything else. Might have been less.

EDIT: Have them install the cranks, too, unless you have that tool...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

I'd be concerned the bear would decide the cooler...

I'd be concerned the bear would decide the cooler wasn't worth the bother and would eat me instead.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

I was going to say that some of the "people" here...

I was going to say that some of the "people" here have met IRL, but then I realized that they could just be imaginary people describing an imaginary meeting.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

I've often wondered that about myself.

I've often wondered that about myself.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

Thrill of the chase, plus getting something...

Thrill of the chase, plus getting something pricey for free.
12-05-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,632
Posted By genejockey

The rain may never fall till after sundown. By...

The rain may never fall till after sundown.
By eight, the morning fog must disappear.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 12:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,545
Posted By genejockey

Making sure any logos line up in a repeating...

Making sure any logos line up in a repeating pattern that is the same on both sides.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

I'd note that I do a lot less climbing IRL than I...

I'd note that I do a lot less climbing IRL than I think I'm going to. I am fit enough now that none of the local climbs scare me. But the descents do, and of course the less practice I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

So, you're like 3 x Kings Mountain behind? ...

So, you're like 3 x Kings Mountain behind? C'mon! You only need to do OLH 24 times in 26 days! That's once a day with two rest days!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

Again, HA! My oldest bike is a 1981, so it's...

Again, HA!
My oldest bike is a 1981, so it's from the era of actual cell phones. BIG cell phones.....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

For tandem riders.

For tandem riders.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

HA! I think it's possible a period correct...

HA!

I think it's possible a period correct phone would outweigh any of the bikes, and they're all > 21 lbs!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

Mine runs fine. The biggest issue is the battery...

Mine runs fine. The biggest issue is the battery life, which keeps getting shorter and shorter.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

14? I'm still using a 6S.

14? I'm still using a 6S.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

Gray, rainy day. Long Dog is bored. ...

Gray, rainy day. Long Dog is bored.
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Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

Me, too. I fly exclusively on private jets. ...

Me, too. I fly exclusively on private jets. Never on US Government transport.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

I'm not a big fan of flying, and I like driving,...

I'm not a big fan of flying, and I like driving, but unfortunately for me a "long cross-country drive" would have to be a REALLY long, ALL THE WAY ACROSS the country drive. So I go for 5 hours vs 5...
12-03-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 571
Posted By genejockey

Well, to be fair, a lot of people did die, but...

Well, to be fair, a lot of people did die, but there were also a lot fewer cars on the road BITD.
12-03-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By genejockey

The is the best argument for stripping any old...

The is the best argument for stripping any old bike you acquire down as far as possible before building it back up, regardless of how good it looks. And it's FUN!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

The monthly C&V ride got washed out today. ...

The monthly C&V ride got washed out today. Nobody wants to take their pretty bike out in the slop. I guess it's Zwift for me! That race the other day was fun, notwithstanding having stupidly burned...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

One thing about the Bay Area is there aren't a...

One thing about the Bay Area is there aren't a lot of bugs. It's too dry to support a big population for too long. We get some mosquitoes in late Spring from standing water in tree hollows and...
12-03-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 10,214
Posted By genejockey

Me too. Hope to see y'all next month. Guy - if...

Me too. Hope to see y'all next month.
Guy - if you bring YOUR '85 Ironman next month, I'll bring mine!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

The instructions from Shimano are fairly...

The instructions from Shimano are fairly complete, plus the "Free To Cycle" YouTube channel has several very good videos that cover it very well. The front is fiddlier than it needs to be, IMO, but...
12-02-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 10,214
Posted By genejockey

If I do, I'll bring the Cannondale - no rust!

If I do, I'll bring the Cannondale - no rust!
12-02-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 10,214
Posted By genejockey

It's that time again! Mind you, it's...

It's that time again!

Mind you, it's supposed to rain tomorrow. I don't know about you guys, but I'm getting too old to ride in the rain, so if it's actually raining tomorrow morning, I'm out!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

That's another where I could go either way. ...

That's another where I could go either way. S&G's version is so ingrained in my psyche after 55 years of hearing it and loving the song, but Disturbed's version is so good!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

Speaking, as we were, of covers of Bruce...

Speaking, as we were, of covers of Bruce Springsteen, it reminds me of Joe Piscopo was doing Frank Sinatra singing "Born To Run".
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

Yeah, my sister who lives in FL and my brother...

Yeah, my sister who lives in FL and my brother who lives in Hawaii often wear sweaters when the temps drop into the (checks notes) 70s.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

If it's coming out of that lump on the inboard...

If it's coming out of that lump on the inboard side, yeah, that's the shifter cable. Lucky you! You don't have to thread it though the shifter.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

I'm undecided whether "Little Wing" by Hendrix is...

I'm undecided whether "Little Wing" by Hendrix is better, or SRV's.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

I remember - both at Allegheny and Cornell,...

I remember - both at Allegheny and Cornell, there'd be a couple days in the 50s in February, and everyone would be out on the lawns in T-shirts, as if it was 20 degrees warmer.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

Balmy? I was more thinking, "**** me."

Balmy? I was more thinking, "**** me."
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

You don't know what I got.

You don't know what I got.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

As one does.

As one does.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

Got it in 3 Wordle 531 3/6 ⬜⬜🟨⬜⬜ 🟩🟨⬜🟨⬜ ...

Got it in 3
Wordle 531 3/6

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

Nature is trying to prepare me for moving Back...

Nature is trying to prepare me for moving Back East, eventually...
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I know, youse guys...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

Well, I'm sure glad Zwiftpower put me back in D. ...

Well, I'm sure glad Zwiftpower put me back in D. I just barely took 3rd in a D race with a field of 8. Mostly, I burned too many matches, stupidly, sprinting for primes in a race with no primes,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

You leave a broken spoke from your old wheel...

You leave a broken spoke from your old wheel there, and in the morning there's a nice, new wheelset. How the Wheel Fairy manages that without waking you is a mystery, but you do wake up with a stiff...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

For last night's Zwifting, I rode for 45 minutes...

For last night's Zwifting, I rode for 45 minutes with Coco in Makuri. I could have gone an hour, but 45 plus a 5 minute cool down, plus the 10 minute warmup/spindown added to a nice round hour. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

Check ProBikeKit. They usually have good sales...

Check ProBikeKit. They usually have good sales on Fulcrum wheels, which I like. The Fulcrum 4's on the Litespeed are really nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,545
Posted By genejockey

Some folks do wrap from stem to bar ends. Then...

Some folks do wrap from stem to bar ends. Then you don't need finishing tape. I've never done that, myself.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

"Detrain"? Is that what I was doing all those...

"Detrain"? Is that what I was doing all those years!

I remember a conversation with another cyclist, who said sadly that now that we're getting older, we won't be getting PRs on Strava anymore....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 45,119
Posted By genejockey

You personally, or your knives? :roflmao2:

You personally, or your knives? :roflmao2:
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