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Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-23-16, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 243
Posted By caloso
You need the means to fix a flat and something to...

You need the means to fix a flat and something to carry it in.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-23-16, 04:06 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,496
Posted By caloso
If you can't ride without chit chatting, don't go...

If you can't ride without chit chatting, don't go to Europe.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-23-16, 03:02 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,496
Posted By caloso
Yeah. The ride I do most Saturdays has a regroup...

Yeah. The ride I do most Saturdays has a regroup after the outbound sprint, but it doesn't really stop. If you need a nature break, you have a chance to do so, but the group is doing a neutral roll...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-23-16, 09:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 427
Posted By caloso
Then wouldn't it make sense to put it in a ziploc...

Then wouldn't it make sense to put it in a ziploc every ride?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-23-16, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By caloso
I would just shorten it with a hacksaw. Five...

I would just shorten it with a hacksaw. Five minute job.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-22-16, 04:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 509
Posted By caloso
Cycling cap worn backwards protects my neck and...

Cycling cap worn backwards protects my neck and draws the sweat away from my face and towards the back.
Forum: Commuting 07-22-16, 04:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 462
Posted By caloso
I've never paid $3500 for a race bike, let alone...

I've never paid $3500 for a race bike, let alone a commuter.
Forum: Commuting 07-22-16, 04:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 462
Posted By caloso
What if you want a stem longer than 105mm? Are...

What if you want a stem longer than 105mm? Are you just out of luck?
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-22-16, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5,591
Views: 186,338
Posted By caloso
Yeah. That sounds right. Going to be 95F at 5...

Yeah. That sounds right. Going to be 95F at 5 this afternoon when I commute home. It's not too bad for an easy ride.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-22-16, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 263
Posted By caloso
True. I've used the Miche version. It's heavy...

True. I've used the Miche version. It's heavy as hell, but works pretty well.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-22-16, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 263
Posted By caloso
And you'll need a Campy compatible freehub. Campy...

And you'll need a Campy compatible freehub. Campy uses a different spline than SRAM/Shimano.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-22-16, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15,870
Views: 775,401
Posted By caloso
My last crash was probably about a year ago at...

My last crash was probably about a year ago at Lodi. The funny thing is that I had just avoided two guys sliding out in the penultimate turn and now we were on a long straight going into the final....
Forum: Road Cycling 07-22-16, 12:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 485
Posted By caloso
Wow, that Fuji seems like a great deal.

Wow, that Fuji seems like a great deal.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-22-16, 12:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,159
Posted By caloso
Was there any yelling?

Was there any yelling?
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-22-16, 10:29 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,496
Posted By caloso
In road races there is literally no stopping...

In road races there is literally no stopping unless you crash, have a mechanical, or the group agrees to take a nature break. I think this one might be the longest I've ever done.
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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-22-16, 10:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 483
Posted By caloso
I find an appropriate place to take a nature...

I find an appropriate place to take a nature break. Then keep going. Usually it'll only be that one, in the first 15 or 20 minutes of the ride. The rest of the fluid will pass through you as sweat...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-21-16, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5,591
Views: 186,338
Posted By caloso
2 sets of 10' of 30" on/off. Didn't suck, which...

2 sets of 10' of 30" on/off. Didn't suck, which tells me that I probably didn't do them hard enough.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-21-16, 11:48 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,663
Posted By caloso
That is a heck of a bike for $600. Nice job. ...

That is a heck of a bike for $600. Nice job. Now go ride the crap out of it.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-21-16, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5,120
Views: 3,076,277
Posted By caloso
I still love my Ridley but it was time for a...

I still love my Ridley but it was time for a change. In no particular order: Got a deal (our team shop is a Specialized dealer). Love the color scheme. Everybody I know who rides a Tarmac loves...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-20-16, 03:04 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 12,752
Posted By caloso
For the last 3 years my main training/commuting...

For the last 3 years my main training/commuting wheels were Weinmann SEC 16 rims on Tiagra hubs, 32 spoke front and back. Heavy as hell, but bombproof. They're actually listed on the Weinmann...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-20-16, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5,591
Views: 186,338
Posted By caloso
Doing more high end work (training my weaknesses,...

Doing more high end work (training my weaknesses, of which there are many). Season high peak power. Which means my ewang at least matches my category on the chart. Yay.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-20-16, 11:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,079
Posted By caloso
I have had very good experiences with Osmo...

I have had very good experiences with Osmo Pre-Load. Review: Osmo Nutrition Preload Hydration | road.cc (http://road.cc/content/review/125988-osmo-nutrition-preload-hydration)
Forum: Road Cycling 07-20-16, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By caloso
Handlebar shape and handlebar height are...

Handlebar shape and handlebar height are independent variables. It is possible to set up drop bars even with or higher than the saddle. It is also possible to set up flat bars even with or lower...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-20-16, 11:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 767
Posted By caloso
CX mount on a FG is even more impressive because...

CX mount on a FG is even more impressive because you've got to get into moving pedals.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-19-16, 03:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 767
Posted By caloso
This, pretty much. I'll put one pedal in the 1...

This, pretty much. I'll put one pedal in the 1 or 2 o'clock position, stand on it, and in one (hopefully smooth motion) sit down and put the other foot on the pedal coming up.
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