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Forum: Road Cycling 03-14-12, 01:28 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,738
Posted By Randochap
It's alive!

It's alive!
Forum: Road Cycling 12-27-11, 04:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,837
Posted By Randochap
True. Ultra-distance riders will take advantage...

True. Ultra-distance riders will take advantage of this. My bike fit page (http://veloweb.ca/bike-fit/) addresses this, offering technical advice on set-up with both traditional quill stems and...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-26-11, 10:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,495
Posted By Randochap
I love orcas. We have resident pods and...

I love orcas. We have resident pods and sometimes, from the ferry, I see transients heading up Georgia Strait.

The best time was when I was kayaking up Johnstone Strait and a big group swam by...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-26-11, 10:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 977
Posted By Randochap
I use Sprintech mirrors...

I use Sprintech mirrors (http://www.biketiresdirect.com/product/sprintech-bar-end-mirrors) on my road bikes
Forum: Road Cycling 12-26-11, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 625
Posted By Randochap
I'd try a stationary bike at the gym to begin...

I'd try a stationary bike at the gym to begin with. I've experienced long-term physio, and a spinning bike is particularly helpful.

I'm not a medical pro, but I have had achilles issue before....
Forum: Road Cycling 12-26-11, 03:53 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,770
Posted By Randochap
A scarf.

A scarf.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-26-11, 03:50 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,363
Posted By Randochap
I actually mount my camera(s) on my bike, or...

I actually mount my camera(s) on my bike, or rather bike rack. As discussed here (http://veloweb.ca/2011/11/21/about-veloweb-photography/), I use two cameras: a Nikon D7000 and a smaller Olympus...
Forum: Winter Cycling 12-26-11, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By Randochap
#brassmonkey...

#brassmonkey (http://veloweb.ca/commuting/winter-cycling/)
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-26-11, 03:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,084
Posted By Randochap
For the first time in years, no. But I did...

For the first time in years, no.

But I did watch lots of hardy cycling souls battling the wind/rainstorm that brought down trees and lifted roofs ... from the comfort of my hotel room above the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-26-11, 03:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,435
Posted By Randochap
Lots of books to read while I'm recovering.

Lots of books to read while I'm recovering.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-26-11, 03:02 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,917
Posted By Randochap
the real deal

For me, it wasn't a matter of putting down the car keys.

As illustrated on the VeloWeb home page (http://veloweb.ca/), I was a "serious" cyclist long before I could apply for a drivers' licence.
...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 08-13-11, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,710
Posted By Randochap
Ride your bike, ride your bike, ride your bike....

Ride your bike, ride your bike, ride your bike. Nothing better to learn about riding longer distances. You won't learn that in a gym.
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 08-13-11, 01:43 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 23,025
Posted By Randochap
I started this thread 2 years ago and now the...

I started this thread 2 years ago and now the 2011 PBP aspirants are on their way to France. I won't be going.

Instead, I'm writing my Long Road to Paris-Brest-Paris...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-20-11, 11:46 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 17,813
Posted By Randochap
Anyone who pays top dollar for Honjos, gets top...

Anyone who pays top dollar for Honjos, gets top quality and is likely to be very happy with the product.

Like maintaining bicycles themselves, fitting Honjo fenders...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-20-11, 11:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,545
Posted By Randochap
Me either.

Me either.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-20-11, 11:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,611
Posted By Randochap
I have ... I dunno, lost count. And I always wear...

I have ... I dunno, lost count. And I always wear one under my helmet. Keeps the head warm on chilly days and cool on hot days, with the application of water.

During the coldest days of winter, I...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-28-11, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,396
Posted By Randochap
Blow torch? ;)

Blow torch? ;)
Forum: Road Cycling 02-28-11, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By Randochap
It's not just about formulas. The jumps between...

It's not just about formulas. The jumps between front rings--and what a rider will tolerate on wide range gearing (http://www.veloweb.ca/randopages/randoratios.html)--play an important part of the...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-28-11, 07:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,141
Posted By Randochap
I still cram my bikes in the trunk, pad with foam...

I still cram my bikes in the trunk, pad with foam and bungee down the lid.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-28-11, 06:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,083
Posted By Randochap
Make sure you don't have a lopsided testicle.

Make sure you don't have a lopsided testicle.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-28-11, 06:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 804
Posted By Randochap
I guess my years spent working in bike shops,...

I guess my years spent working in bike shops, often discovering farked pedal bearings as the source of mysterious clicking has no merit then.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-28-11, 06:50 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 6,317
Posted By Randochap
Glad to hear you survived in one piece. Helmet...

Glad to hear you survived in one piece. Helmet use is mandatory here (though not everyone obeys) and after seeing a few close calls, I'm of the opinion that they are worthwhile ... though I didn't...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-28-11, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By Randochap
Don't want to see that horror again. Madman.

Don't want to see that horror again. Madman.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-28-11, 06:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,935
Posted By Randochap
Go to sports med clinic.

Go to sports med clinic.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-28-11, 06:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 804
Posted By Randochap
I'd guess BB as well ... but check pedals closely...

I'd guess BB as well ... but check pedals closely before you go pulling the BB out. It's east to change pedals and see if the noise disappears.
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