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Forum: Road Cycling 07-26-16, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 258
Posted By GuitarBob
I didn't think anyone was being a jerk, just...

I didn't think anyone was being a jerk, just offering a bit of a reality check. And we all know that when you're not used to climbing, 7% over 0.8 miles feels exactly like 14-17%!

Good work...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-21-16, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By GuitarBob
Riding El Tour this year? Me too. Training...

Riding El Tour this year? Me too.

Training plans vary depending on your goal -- whether you want to survive it or crush it :). Most are 8 or 12 weeks. Here's a 12-week one on the more intensive...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-21-16, 10:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 748
Posted By GuitarBob
Wait a second. KonaRider125 suggests that it's...

Wait a second. KonaRider125 suggests that it's better to risk skin cancer than to apply 'chemical' sunscreen, which is an absurd statement. Marcus_Ti replies to that by stating that all sunscreens...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-20-16, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 314
Posted By GuitarBob
deapee you are my new forum hero!

deapee you are my new forum hero!
Forum: Road Cycling 07-20-16, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15,803
Views: 2,518,961
Posted By GuitarBob
After seeing your post I bought one too. Thanks,...

After seeing your post I bought one too. Thanks, I think ;)
Forum: Road Cycling 07-18-16, 05:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 903
Posted By GuitarBob
I faced the same choice when I bought a set of...

I faced the same choice when I bought a set of Jaguire Pro a few months ago. I flipped a coin and went with Carbon Silver and they are more of a warm, light brown than anything else. I decided to...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-18-16, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By GuitarBob
^ This. They build the bike for you, then only...

^ This. They build the bike for you, then only loosen or remove the bits necessary to get it into a box.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-14-16, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1,313
Views: 299,318
Posted By GuitarBob
Sorry, I missed that. If you go click through...

Sorry, I missed that. If you go click through Active Junky, you can get 6% from Comp Cyclist.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-14-16, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,313
Views: 299,318
Posted By GuitarBob
If you buy through Steep and Cheap (same company...

If you buy through Steep and Cheap (same company as Comp Cyc and Backcountry) today you can take another 10% those:

HED Jet 6+ Carbon Road Wheelset - Clincher - Up to 70% Off | Steep and Cheap...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-13-16, 09:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 743
Posted By GuitarBob
6800 is very good, you'll love it. And after...

6800 is very good, you'll love it. And after going round and round on 52/36 versus 50/34, I went 50/34 and have no regrets. I usually run 11/25 unless it's a crazy crazy hill day.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-13-16, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 282
Posted By GuitarBob
Tough crowd. That ride is absolutely...

Tough crowd.

That ride is absolutely bonkers. Downright remarkable.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-11-16, 04:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 564
Posted By GuitarBob
As mentioned by others, patched tubes really are...

As mentioned by others, patched tubes really are as good as new -- although I never go past 25 patches per tube, that's just nuts ;)

I collect 4 or 5 punctured tubes and do 'em all at once. Oddly...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-11-16, 12:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 564
Posted By GuitarBob
Patch them; nearly free.

Patch them; nearly free.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-11-16, 12:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 564
Posted By GuitarBob
Most punctures are caused by something...

Most punctures are caused by something penetrating the tire -- that is, the hole in the tube is on the 'tire' side of the tube.

He's explaining that the holes he's getting are along the rim bed,...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-10-16, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,034
Posted By GuitarBob
I bought one for a friend recently and it seems...

I bought one for a friend recently and it seems to be working well. Syncs with her HR meter and phone have been smooth and consistent, as have auto uploads to Strava. Apparently, the interface for...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-07-16, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3,508
Views: 39,040
Posted By GuitarBob
Nice. Female Anna's? Just guessing...

Nice. Female Anna's? Just guessing...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-07-16, 08:12 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,493
Posted By GuitarBob
Sure, but there are always trade-offs. That...

Sure, but there are always trade-offs. That said, if that bidon blows, he'll be going backwards.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-07-16, 07:58 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,493
Posted By GuitarBob
Yes, but do NOT close the lid. Consider yourself...

Yes, but do NOT close the lid. Consider yourself warned.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-06-16, 06:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,351
Posted By GuitarBob
:)

:)
Forum: Road Cycling 07-06-16, 12:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,351
Posted By GuitarBob
A friend uses the Mio that Robert mentioned and I...

A friend uses the Mio that Robert mentioned and I use the Scosche Rhythm+ which has a similar (same?) sensor but is worn on the forearm rather than wrist. We're both happy enough, as they work...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-05-16, 01:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 982
Posted By GuitarBob
Over the last few weeks, syncing between Garmin...

Over the last few weeks, syncing between Garmin Connect and Strava has been spotty for me too. I can't imagine this is a Strava issue, but is likely a Garmin Connect issue. Strava has always been...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-05-16, 01:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 534
Posted By GuitarBob
If the steering is smooth, it'll be fine. ...

If the steering is smooth, it'll be fine. Rejoice in that great deal you found.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-30-16, 08:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,289
Posted By GuitarBob
How do you know they're comparable? Have you...

How do you know they're comparable? Have you actually compared them?

Over time, I have come to pay considerably more for shorts and jerseys than I did when I was starting out. Why? Because the...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-29-16, 12:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 809
Posted By GuitarBob
I'll give that a Hot.

I'll give that a Hot.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-29-16, 11:53 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,631
Posted By GuitarBob
Agreed. Maximum sparkle, minimum information. ...

Agreed. Maximum sparkle, minimum information. Cripes, I must be getting old.
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