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Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 12-25-15, 09:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,094
Posted By Kai Winters
I guess it depends on what your looking for. Race...

I guess it depends on what your looking for. Race quality frames, my preference, are generally lighter and of better quality materials than base models...you get what you pay for.
105 or better...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-25-15, 08:51 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,995
Posted By Kai Winters
In the pro field I suspect it is for the...

In the pro field I suspect it is for the money...the paycheck...Most of these racers have no other option for earning a very good paycheck and if they can get away with doping, even for awhile, they...
Forum: Touring 12-25-15, 08:36 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,455
Posted By Kai Winters
Lubing is the easy part...I'd carry a small...

Lubing is the easy part...I'd carry a small bottle of lube and use every few days depending on road conditions. Cleaning the chain prior to lubing is the hard part. I'd carry a small bottle of WD40,...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-22-15, 07:06 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,079
Posted By Kai Winters
meh...

meh...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-17-15, 07:50 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 2,856
Posted By Kai Winters
I love and prefer Porters over other beer types. ...

I love and prefer Porters over other beer types.
My current favorites are Founders Porter, Edmund Fitzgerald.
I also really like Troeg's Mad Elf Ale and Troeginator.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-13-15, 08:14 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 4,860
Posted By Kai Winters
snicker snicker...fold cycling shorts??? silliest...

snicker snicker...fold cycling shorts??? silliest thing I've heard...Mine live in a jumble in their own drawer...aaaaaaaand I mix my regular shorts with my bibs...imagine that...

They hold up well...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-13-15, 08:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,642
Posted By Kai Winters
I wear the Northwave GTX, they are water proof...

I wear the Northwave GTX, they are water proof and warm...Most important is to buy them big enough to allow layering of socks. I wear a pair of my summer cycling socks under winter wool socks...of...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-13-15, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1,652
Views: 253,128
Posted By Kai Winters
Hi all, I'm 60, just turned. I've slowed down...

Hi all,
I'm 60, just turned.
I've slowed down in the past few years mainly because I'm just enjoying the ride rather than performance or race training...20 plus years of racing was enough for me....
Forum: Road Cycling 04-10-15, 02:01 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,544
Posted By Kai Winters
a bunch

a bunch
Forum: Road Cycling 04-01-15, 06:59 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,765
Posted By Kai Winters
Good for you. Glad you took a couple of short...

Good for you.
Glad you took a couple of short pulls...pushing yourself a bit is important to test yourself and your improvements...It's knowing when to pull back and not blow yourself to pieces...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-31-15, 08:11 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,765
Posted By Kai Winters
Love Ninigret...really miss the old Bob Beal...

Love Ninigret...really miss the old Bob Beal Masters Weekend...really miss Bob Beal...I've done that course and raced in that area for many years with many great memories...a superb area to ride and...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-31-15, 08:08 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,765
Posted By Kai Winters
Keep at it and keep training. Losing ground on...

Keep at it and keep training.
Losing ground on the "climb"...what does that mean?...and the rollers at the beginning of an "A" ride means your fitness is not even close to what is needed to stay...
Forum: Winter Cycling 02-08-15, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,014
Posted By Kai Winters
No mask, unless designed to using proper filters,...

No mask, unless designed to using proper filters, will filter anything other than perhaps dust.
I use a tube hat that is also designed to be used as a neck warmer...it is open at the top with a draw...
Forum: Winter Cycling 02-08-15, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,278
Posted By Kai Winters
I've used spray on anti-perspirant for several...

I've used spray on anti-perspirant for several decades with great results. I also wear thin, moisture moving, socks. I even wear the same socks in cold/winter weather and use them as liners under my...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-08-15, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By Kai Winters
I've used Superfeet for years but lately have...

I've used Superfeet for years but lately have been using the Specialized foot beds. My feet have a normal? to slightly high arch and no problems. The Spec beds provide the arch support I need and are...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-01-15, 07:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 764
Posted By Kai Winters
The padding in the short/bibs always goes against...

The padding in the short/bibs always goes against the skin...it absorbs perspiration and prevents the friction that causes irritation, rashes and other problems.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-01-15, 07:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,418
Posted By Kai Winters
20 to 25 ish years old. I don't wear them outside...

20 to 25 ish years old. I don't wear them outside unless they are under tights, etc. as they are see through in places I'd rather they not be...they also make great trainer shorts...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-24-15, 08:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,320
Posted By Kai Winters
Whoa those bolts are far too long for their...

Whoa those bolts are far too long for their intended use. I've worked in two bike shops for twenty years and have installed many racks, many on bikes that were not designed for racks and I've never...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-21-15, 07:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,878
Posted By Kai Winters
Northwave shoes fit my feet the best.

Northwave shoes fit my feet the best.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-21-15, 07:39 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,585
Posted By Kai Winters
nothing...

nothing...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-21-15, 07:35 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,332
Posted By Kai Winters
Yep, a silly troll out to cause a tempest in a...

Yep, a silly troll out to cause a tempest in a tea pot and apparently fairly successful considering we are on page four.

Started with a five speed "freewheel" and friction shifters...easy...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-21-15, 07:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,320
Posted By Kai Winters
Did you ask the lbs person why the fender was...

Did you ask the lbs person why the fender was damaged? What was the reply?
Forum: Road Cycling 01-03-15, 08:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,921
Posted By Kai Winters
lol...hard to describe all actions as many have...

lol...hard to describe all actions as many have become as natural as breathing and seldom thought about.
I did mean more of a "shock absorbing" action rather than bunny hopping as that can often...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-03-15, 08:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,011
Posted By Kai Winters
It happens and can/does happen often on a route...

It happens and can/does happen often on a route we take all the time and know every rock and animal on...dogs are unpredictable.
Glad you didn't get hurt too badly...or your bike.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-03-15, 08:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,921
Posted By Kai Winters
As has been said pinch flats, not during tube...

As has been said pinch flats, not during tube installation, are generally caused by one, or both, of two things...under inflated tire and/or hitting something hard enough to pinch the tube causing...
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