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Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-24, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 24,435
Posted By genejockey

I totally get that. I love Pennsylvania. ...

I totally get that. I love Pennsylvania. Pennsylvanians, OTOH......
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-24, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 24,435
Posted By genejockey

I'm currently ensconced in the garage with my...

I'm currently ensconced in the garage with my bikes, until at least Wednesday. I am not used to the sound of the freezer cycling on and off, so that messed up my sleep a little. In the middle of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-24, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 24,435
Posted By genejockey

"Is it live, or is it Memorex?"

"Is it live, or is it Memorex?"
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-24, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 24,435
Posted By genejockey

That'd be fun in a heavy crosswind, esp. since...

That'd be fun in a heavy crosswind, esp. since the wooden structure probably significantly raises the center of gravity!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-24, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 24,435
Posted By genejockey

Home again! 6 days away. 5 nights sleeping in...

Home again! 6 days away. 5 nights sleeping in hotel beds. Hours spent in airports. I understand there are people who do this sort of thing for a living. Yuck.

The Boys and Mrs. GJ had prepared...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-24, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 24,435
Posted By genejockey

When Mrs. GJ started teaching, I swear every...

When Mrs. GJ started teaching, I swear every other week we caught something. Colds, stomach flu, etc. One cold/flu was so bad I ended up getting bronchitis, which gave me twitchy lungs for a decade...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-24, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 24,435
Posted By genejockey

Everyone under 35 looks 12 to me anymore. And...

Everyone under 35 looks 12 to me anymore. And they should get off my lawn.
04-18-24, 07:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,018
Posted By genejockey

No. If I start feeling like one of my bikes is...

No. If I start feeling like one of my bikes is not being ridden enough, I ride it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-24, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 24,435
Posted By genejockey

Yesterday I got an email saying that the...

Yesterday I got an email saying that the brand-spankin' new reproduction Sante hoods for my Schwinn Circuit are enroute from Poland, and I can see myself shiver with antici
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Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-24, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 24,435
Posted By genejockey

But seriously folks! We babyproofed our...

But seriously folks!

We babyproofed our place for The Older Boy, and of course as he grew up and got more trustworthy, we removed a lot of it, so by the time we moved to our next place, just...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-24, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 24,435
Posted By genejockey

With The Older Boy, we totally babyproofed the...

With The Older Boy, we totally babyproofed the place. Spent a lot of time and thought and money on it.

It didn't help. We STILL had another baby.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-24, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 24,435
Posted By genejockey

"How soon can I get off this ******'...

"How soon can I get off this ******' thing?"
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-24, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 24,435
Posted By genejockey

That looks uncomfortable. Fast, but...

That looks uncomfortable. Fast, but uncomfortable. I guess it's good TTs are relatively short.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-24, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 24,435
Posted By genejockey

I think we use the 1040-COMPLEX

I think we use the 1040-COMPLEX
04-16-24, 06:07 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,151
Posted By genejockey

Perhaps the question is not "when did Asian...

Perhaps the question is not "when did Asian lugged frames disappear" but rather "When did TIGged frames replace lugged frames"? I looked at Ritchey, and the TIG welded Road Logic was introduced in...
04-16-24, 05:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 616
Posted By genejockey

Not in my experience. I find if the handlebar is...

Not in my experience. I find if the handlebar is too low, or too far away, I get low back pain, generally the next day. But if the bike is set up right, then it's not a problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-24, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 24,435
Posted By genejockey

We had dinner with a vendor we've recently signed...

We had dinner with a vendor we've recently signed on with, and oh, my lord! I'm gonna need to ride 200 miles the week I came back.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-24, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 24,435
Posted By genejockey

Flew to Boston today. Travelling for business...

Flew to Boston today. Travelling for business means you stay in a fairly generic hotel, someplace fairly generic, and you usually end up eating in places that are fairly generic. So, here I am in...
04-14-24, 06:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,266
Posted By genejockey

DONE! Order placed!

DONE! Order placed!
04-13-24, 10:44 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,754
Posted By genejockey

Still sitting in my garage. Frame and fork, Sante...

Still sitting in my garage. Frame and fork, Sante headset minus the covers, Sante BB cleaned and regreased in 2021.
04-12-24, 08:43 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,598
Posted By genejockey

That's because you don't live in my house. ...

That's because you don't live in my house.

"What, never?" figured prominently in my courtship of Not-Yet-Mrs GeneJockey
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-24, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 24,435
Posted By genejockey

Last night, Rango and Dory were outside, and...

Last night, Rango and Dory were outside, and Rango chased Dory in, and leapt over the 3 steps from the ground up to the door, galumphed through the kitchen and the foyer back into the living room...
04-12-24, 02:09 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,598
Posted By genejockey

I think people revere Pantani as a tortured soul,...

I think people revere Pantani as a tortured soul, but Lance is just an A-hole.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-24, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 24,435
Posted By genejockey

Yeah, but there's hundreds of tea parties and...

Yeah, but there's hundreds of tea parties and coloring books and pink bikes with handlebar tassels to enjoy first.
04-12-24, 01:40 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,598
Posted By genejockey

What, never? No,never! What, NEVER? ...

What, never?
No,never!
What, NEVER?
Well...hardly ever!
He's ll hardly ever sick at sea buy a Trek!

I can't GUARANTEE I'll never buy a Trek, but I don't think it's likely. Nothing against the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-24, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 24,435
Posted By genejockey

Enjoy it while it lasts. Nowadays, even the dog...

Enjoy it while it lasts. Nowadays, even the dog barely raises his head when I come home.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-24, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 24,435
Posted By genejockey

Last night's ride was a lot of fun. It was warm,...

Last night's ride was a lot of fun. It was warm, not TOO windy, sunny. A couple places I gave it the beans, and while it wasn't Cycling God level, I still had lots of power when needed. That's...
04-11-24, 03:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,560
Posted By genejockey

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They look great!!!
04-11-24, 03:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,266
Posted By genejockey

So, the funny thing is, I was prepared to go the...

So, the funny thing is, I was prepared to go the rest of that bike's life periodically coating the slightly tacky hoods with talcum power, cleaning them to get rid of the stains and re-powdering...
04-11-24, 03:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,873
Posted By genejockey

Most people live in the middle of the...

Most people live in the middle of the distribution.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-24, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 24,435
Posted By genejockey

I try not to complain about what people get paid...

I try not to complain about what people get paid to do jobs I wouldn't want to do on a dare.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-24, 03:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,674
Posted By genejockey

I'd only lose it and have to order another one,...

I'd only lose it and have to order another one, which would lead to me finding it again the day the package arrived.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-24, 03:12 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,674
Posted By genejockey

Mine are unembossed, thick business cards. I...

Mine are unembossed, thick business cards. I fold one over, remove the wheel, put the card over it - no cutting - and put it the wheel back into the dropouts/roto back between the pads. Loosen the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-24, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 24,435
Posted By genejockey

Mynd you, møøse bites Kan be pretty nasti...

Mynd you, møøse bites Kan be pretty nasti...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-24, 11:44 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,010
Posted By genejockey

He's no fun! He fell right over.

He's no fun! He fell right over.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-24, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 24,435
Posted By genejockey

I think that peacock is barking up the wrong tree.

I think that peacock is barking up the wrong tree.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-24, 11:23 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,010
Posted By genejockey

"If I had it to do all over again, I'd do it all...

"If I had it to do all over again, I'd do it all over you."
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-24, 11:21 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,010
Posted By genejockey

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-24, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 24,435
Posted By genejockey

It's supposed to be nice and warm the next two...

It's supposed to be nice and warm the next two days, so I plan to make the most of it, or at least the most I can make of it after 5 PM. I checked the front brakes on the Ritchey, which were really...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-24, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 24,435
Posted By genejockey

Wait - are you saying it's your :bday:? ...

Wait - are you saying it's your :bday:?

Well, :bday:, then, youngster!! Remember - 59 is the new 58!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-24, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 24,435
Posted By genejockey

I had a fairly disappointing ride. I took the...

I had a fairly disappointing ride. I took the Ritchey, which felt okay, but I was really SLOW! Looking at my average HR, I didn't go hard at all, but the legs just didn't feel snappy at all. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-24, 08:44 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,010
Posted By genejockey

Lots of people do lots of stupid ****. Is that...

Lots of people do lots of stupid ****. Is that something to emulate?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-24, 08:42 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,010
Posted By genejockey

If something breaks off a valve stem, which rides...

If something breaks off a valve stem, which rides in the same plane as the spokes, I suspect the sudden loss of air will be the least of your problems.

I run only 60s now, because I have ONE (1)...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-24, 05:34 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,010
Posted By genejockey

Um.....

Um.....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-24, 03:02 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,010
Posted By genejockey

What, in all your previous experience, would lead...

What, in all your previous experience, would lead you to trust your own judgement?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-24, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 24,435
Posted By genejockey

I'd must make sure periodically that the hooks...

I'd must make sure periodically that the hooks haven't worn through to bare metal. You put a lot more stress on them by riding them than by hanging a sub-20# bike by them.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-24, 12:10 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,010
Posted By genejockey

Also worth noting - the failure rate for patches...

Also worth noting - the failure rate for patches you don't have with you is 100%.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-24, 12:03 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,010
Posted By genejockey

See "work hardening". Well, god forbid...

See "work hardening".


Well, god forbid you don't have THOSE with you at all times.


These are not the only alternatives.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-24, 10:10 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,010
Posted By genejockey

"I did something I probably shouldn't have." ...

"I did something I probably shouldn't have."

Yes, that's right. You shouldn't have.

"It's not so bad, and I didn't have a choice."

Yes, you did. Here are the ways you could have avoided it....
04-08-24, 08:33 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 17,088
Posted By genejockey

Panting.

Panting.
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