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Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 05-15-09, 08:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,939
Posted By offtheback
Speak for yourself. I was riding 531 when LA was...

Speak for yourself. I was riding 531 when LA was in diapers.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-23-09, 03:18 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,528
Posted By offtheback
This one initiates reactions.

This one initiates reactions.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-01-09, 07:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,509
Posted By offtheback
Is this what you want?

Is this what you want?
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-01-09, 07:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 949
Posted By offtheback
The first two were the first things I thought of...

The first two were the first things I thought of Monday when I woke up.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-01-09, 07:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,509
Posted By offtheback
Is it painted, clear coated or nude?

Is it painted, clear coated or nude?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-01-09, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By offtheback
It ALL depends on the seat tube diameter. You do...

It ALL depends on the seat tube diameter. You do not need a 115.5 to run a triple. I run one with a 111. From Campy: 111mm is for use with double and triple cranks with seat tubes smaller than...
Forum: Recumbent 03-28-09, 09:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,575
Posted By offtheback
Just checking in. I had a Strada w/RotorCranks 3...

Just checking in. I had a Strada w/RotorCranks 3 years back. I rode it for one season then sold it. No matter what kind of riding I did the possition drove my hip flexors crazy.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-27-09, 07:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,137
Posted By offtheback
I sell industrail floor resurfacing which is,...

I sell industrail floor resurfacing which is, almost always, funded through capital expenditures, at least the projects that pay real money. Haven't made a cent since January. As I don't need my...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-27-09, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By offtheback
Most of the time the stink is in the insoles. If...

Most of the time the stink is in the insoles. If they came with the shoes, they're probably not anti bacterial. I always replace factory insoles with after market brands like Peterson Foodbeds or...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-09-09, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By offtheback
He who owns a shop doesn't get to ride much. ...

He who owns a shop doesn't get to ride much. Learned that in 1975.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-09-09, 08:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,074
Posted By offtheback
Yuz light weights....all yuz.

Yuz light weights....all yuz.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-08-09, 07:32 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,752
Posted By offtheback
While stopped with a group of middle aged rides...

While stopped with a group of middle aged rides at a rural intersection, miles from the nearest town, a farmer on a tractor yelled at us to "ride on a bike path!" I responded by asking him: where's...
Forum: Touring 03-01-09, 10:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,622
Posted By offtheback
http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=4836950n

http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=4836950n
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 02-27-09, 12:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,579
Posted By offtheback
You could do like Jan Ulrich used to do, find...

You could do like Jan Ulrich used to do, find some old eight speed ergo's (more comfortable body) and have them rebuilt into 9 or 10 speed. Don't get too hung up on Chorus or Record. I have Chorus...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-26-09, 11:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,530
Posted By offtheback
How about over 60?

How about over 60?
Forum: Road Cycling 02-26-09, 05:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,218
Posted By offtheback
In the end it depends on your power with where...

In the end it depends on your power with where you ride factored in. I put a compact on last year in northern Illinois spent most of the season shifting the front derailleur or cross chained. For...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-26-09, 04:27 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 3,788
Posted By offtheback
Do What You Gotta Do

To escape this, I entered the Bike Sebring 12 hour challenge. With no miles in 2009, I managed 113 miles before the out of shape soft tissue gave out. Had it not been for my ars, I probably could...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-13-08, 02:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,035
Posted By offtheback
Maybe it's not where you put your trainer

it's where your trainer puts you.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-09-08, 08:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,312
Posted By offtheback
I've used a round Cateye bar end for years. Has a...

I've used a round Cateye bar end for years. Has a very wide field of view and I can see whay I need from the hoods, drops, and aerobars with out changing the mirror's possition....or my head's.
As...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-08-08, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By offtheback
They also broke and injured people. That's why...

They also broke and injured people. That's why Viscount didn't suvive. Kind of like Skid Lid.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-07-08, 06:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,206
Posted By offtheback
He dresses different on the climbs.

He dresses different on the climbs.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-07-08, 05:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,095
Posted By offtheback
Do it on the cheap, using old parts, if you can. ...

Do it on the cheap, using old parts, if you can. Mine is a Specialized touring frame ($25.00). Campy 8 speed rear wheel, crank, rear derailleur and Ergos from a woman switching to 10 speed (those...
Forum: Framebuilders 02-20-08, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 685
Posted By offtheback
What clear coat over clear Look matte finish?

I have a five year old Look frame with a matte finish. I've upgraded to a newer Look fork that has a gloss finish. I want to add a gloss clear coat to my frame. I have a pro painter lined up but,...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-18-04, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By offtheback
Jumping to the "over fifty" catagory. Over...

Jumping to the "over fifty" catagory. Over thirty years on the bike, several actually. Looking for warm weather rides during winter months. Any info helpful. Has anyone considered starting a new...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 12-18-04, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 888
Posted By offtheback
Are you takin statin meds? They can cause this...

Are you takin statin meds? They can cause this problem.
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