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04-13-21, 09:09 AM
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That's not a good sign... right?

That's not a good sign... right?
04-09-21, 09:30 AM
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Interestingly, when you shorten your cranks by,...

Interestingly, when you shorten your cranks by, e.g., 5 mm, you must then raise the saddle 5 mm resulting in a 10 mm difference when coming over the top of the pedal stroke... Interesting research...
04-08-21, 06:41 PM
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Might want to think about shortening your crank...

Might want to think about shortening your crank length, e.g., 165 's...
04-05-21, 08:50 PM
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​​​​​​ 65 and older means, Generation Jones is...

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65 and older means, Generation Jones is moving in...
03-22-21, 07:48 AM
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Posted By McBTC

Or... just take a little magnesium?

Or... just take a little magnesium?
03-12-21, 08:37 PM
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Posted By McBTC

On your Emonda for example if you put a yardstick...

On your Emonda for example if you put a yardstick across your seat to the top of your bars and put a level on it, how many inches would you have to raise the bars to make them level with the seat?
03-12-21, 03:12 PM
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Posted By McBTC

That's good Dave - if it's to the outside as...

That's good Dave - if it's to the outside as opposed to the inside there's so many other and probably more likely causes than arthritis... just googling which is always dangerous but...

"Two of...
03-12-21, 01:40 PM
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Posted By McBTC

Hate to deliver bad news but... you've probably...

Hate to deliver bad news but... you've probably got an arthritic left hip (if the pain is on the inside as opposed to the outside of the hip) which undoubtedly will be clearly visible on an x-ray. I...
03-03-21, 08:43 PM
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Same here, age and mileage but a compact with a...

Same here, age and mileage but a compact with a 1:1, shortened crank and knee replacement but, limited now by an increasingly troublesome arthritic left hip and not sure if I have any further...
03-02-21, 09:16 AM
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Maybe-- personally though, I don't recommend sex...

Maybe-- personally though, I don't recommend sex on a bicycle... not saying there's anything wrong with that.
02-27-21, 08:56 AM
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Start smoking? If so, studies show 1 to 2 cigars...

Start smoking? If so, studies show 1 to 2 cigars a day are not correlated with early demise and, if you want to live to be 105 you should have a couple of gin-soaked raisins everyday. Seems to me, a...
02-21-21, 03:02 PM
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...then-- there's the subset of the club that's...

...then-- there's the subset of the club that's even leaner: those who share a cigar and glass of bourbon after a Sunday bike ride which for me today I think will be, an H. Upmann and Old Forester.
02-16-21, 10:53 PM
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Crisp 14 mph headwind on the return last Friday... doesn't bother...
01-11-21, 05:42 PM
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Same plus a revision for me - also right knee......

Same plus a revision for me - also right knee... didn't think about it on a yearly basis but similar... ~1,500 mi a year (out every 3 days).
01-10-21, 09:04 PM
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​​​​​​ My branch of the family is all gone, me...

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My branch of the family is all gone, me in my young '70s but, my cousin and his wife are nearing mid-80s and their folks like my folks lived to be in their late '80s or early '90s (my aunt...
01-10-21, 08:45 PM
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So true-- wind at the back is best but it's all...

So true-- wind at the back is best but it's all good...
01-07-21, 10:53 AM
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I can't agree with you more...☑️

I can't agree with you more...☑️
12-28-20, 12:52 PM
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Yep, we are all a cliche now...

Yep, we are all a cliche now...
12-27-20, 08:37 PM
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Even at 71, I wasn't sure I really belonged here...

Even at 71, I wasn't sure I really belonged here until yesterday when I hit the ground just getting on my bike. No one saw it even though it seemed like ~5 min. to get my ass off the ground....
12-13-20, 08:31 PM
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​​​​​​ Yep, skinny tire road bike, (71), 11...

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Yep, skinny tire road bike, (71), 11 speed- compact... left hip problematical (knee revision finally working out) but, believe it or not - shortening the cranks seems to have helped... maybe...
10-19-20, 04:15 PM
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Enjoying latest improvement - a steerer tube...
08-03-20, 01:45 PM
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How about, 70+, plus implant(s)...

How about, 70+, plus implant(s)...
07-19-20, 08:19 PM
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Posted By McBTC

M

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I use clips... perhaps better anyway because it enables a more forward, midfoot position than clipless allows. If your bend is compromised, you can go with shorter cranks. There again, 165s may...
Forum: Foo
06-27-20, 01:25 PM
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Posted By McBTC

Reminding me how frabjous Cholula sauce is on a...

Reminding me how frabjous Cholula sauce is on a salad with ranch dressing when you throw in chicken breast and Fritos...
Forum: Foo
06-25-20, 03:58 PM
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Posted By McBTC

The best mano a mano diet--

You are a cyclist so, if getting the best exercise in the world is a given... could you live on roasted almonds and beer?
06-21-20, 08:31 PM
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Posted By McBTC

As as a friend 70 year old drop bar rider who...

As as a friend 70 year old drop bar rider who spends 50% of the time shaking out my hands and the other half on the hoods or near the stem... I love my drops. It's a matter of something that's beyond...
06-21-20, 07:35 PM
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Posted By McBTC

As as a friend 70 year old drop bar rider who...

As as a friend 70 year old drop bar rider who spends 50% of the time shaking out my hands and the other half on the hoods or near the stem... I love my drops. It's a matter of something that's beyond...
Forum: Foo
06-08-20, 07:07 AM
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Views: 1,560
Posted By McBTC

Peaceful protest on Saturday involving thousands...

Peaceful protest on Saturday involving thousands of San Diegans... interesting -- takes an hour


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06-07-20, 08:27 AM
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Posted By McBTC

Is What Matters, a Black and White Issue or, Mob Law?

You have to question if we live in a rational society when something as simple as, 'black lives matter,' is not a black and white issue... without the ability to enforce rights, there are no rights -...
05-31-20, 08:42 PM
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San Onofre Bluffs campground...
03-23-20, 07:19 AM
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Is a cuff worn to take BP?

Is a cuff worn to take BP?
Forum: Foo
02-19-20, 09:52 PM
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Posted By McBTC

Definitely, kale for big sh*ts...

Definitely, kale for big sh*ts...
Forum: Foo
02-19-20, 09:50 PM
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Posted By McBTC

It's it's been said that if you use it for...

It's it's been said that if you use it for nothing more than cooking brown rice, Instant Pot is worth it if for nothing but that, but... in my opinion the same thing goes for beans only more so-- you...
Forum: Foo
02-19-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 971
Posted By McBTC

How minimal can you go...

I think I could live on turkey chili (pinto beans) and wine... I'd be a sacrifice though because I'd rather have the toughest chunk of red meat than turkey breast.
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01-28-20, 12:11 PM
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Posted By McBTC

Appapparently, it only takes 5 minutes to cook...

Appapparently, it only takes 5 minutes to cook couscous whereas it's 40 minutes to cook brown rice, compared to Instant Pot-- 22 minutes plus 5 - 10 minutes set time. But, at least in my limited...
01-26-20, 09:19 PM
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Posted By McBTC

Lance definitely offered valuable insight during...

Lance definitely offered valuable insight during the last TDF...
01-21-20, 06:25 PM
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Posted By McBTC

Famous cyclists are not born of famous parents....

Famous cyclists are not born of famous parents. Most come from a background that where grinding it out on a bike is for many, just grinding it out to make a life in a way that's may be better than......
Forum: Foo
01-20-20, 09:53 PM
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Views: 1,818
Posted By McBTC

Had a chance to use the sauté setting. If you...

Had a chance to use the sauté setting. If you like brown rice pilaf, turns out that is a great place to start...
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Views: 2,762
Posted By McBTC

FSA, Opera, Richie, Easton...

FSA, Opera, Richie, Easton...
01-16-20, 08:13 PM
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Views: 1,475
Posted By McBTC

Ditto re, 70- I ride every third day. Nearest I...

Ditto re, 70- I ride every third day. Nearest I can tell, cycling is the best sport, with maybe an implant here and there, and... Aleve. And, wishing I could squeeze a 28 on the rear.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,478
Posted By McBTC

With the latest Shimano 11-speed, 11-34 cassette...

With the latest Shimano 11-speed, 11-34 cassette can be retrofitted to in an older 10-speed hub (you either need or don't need the spacer) and now gives you a 1-to-1 gear option with the...
Forum: Touring
01-16-20, 08:00 AM
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Views: 483
Posted By McBTC

They don't look like they'll work well with toe...

They don't look like they'll work well with toe clips...
01-14-20, 07:03 PM
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Posted By McBTC

Yep - low gear is first second third and high...

Yep - low gear is first second third and high gear 7 8 9 10 11?
Forum: Foo
01-12-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,818
Posted By McBTC

​​​​Good Good to hear... I'm trying that next.

​​​​Good Good to hear... I'm trying that next.
11-08-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,451
Posted By McBTC

If you enjoy a double wrap, you may be interested...

If you enjoy a double wrap, you may be interested in what was a new discovery for me and is working great- for your next wrap over existing tape but just the top part of the bars starting from the...
Forum: Touring
10-23-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,926
Posted By McBTC

Been a long while but I can remember, gravy and...

Been a long while but I can remember, gravy and biscuits in the morning and fried chicken gizzards sold like popcorn at the register of a
roadside liquor store were on the menu...
10-21-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,153
Posted By McBTC

meanwhile, you can deal with MN mechanically by...

meanwhile, you can deal with MN mechanically by increasing the space between (usual location) the 3rd and 4th toes--e.g., the strategic placement of a small roll of something like moleskin on the...
10-21-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 71,608
Posted By McBTC

is like... letting the air out of your tires to...

is like... letting the air out of your tires to slow down when pedaling into a headwind.
10-19-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 55,215
Posted By McBTC

Drop IPA's and you'll start losing a pound a...

Drop IPA's and you'll start losing a pound a week...
10-19-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Posted By McBTC

They're probably is a limit screw that you need...

They're probably is a limit screw that you need to adjust.
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