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10-08-16, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,333
Posted By cyclezen

latest, 2nite, as I brought up the FB...

latest, 2nite, as I brought up the FB site/training...
my browser XSS Filter came up, in 'Training' forum
"The XSS Filter has detected a potential XSS attack. Type: External Script"

I have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-16, 01:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,986
Posted By cyclezen

mustta been da Pope... LOL! a rider...

mustta been da Pope... LOL!

a rider climbed Mt Doom, with a Hobbit on his back - totally burned him up... I mean, he wuz cooked...

lol
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-16, 11:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,986
Posted By cyclezen

if this is the video ...

if this is the video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QekUwBmckQ
the difference between the 'stock' and a reynolds assault carbon set was 500g, assuming the same tire & tubes.
the reynolds weight...
10-05-16, 10:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,333
Posted By cyclezen

Malwarebytes - the canned answer seriously, I...

Malwarebytes - the canned answer
seriously, I already have it for a long time, along with a few other detectors/cleaners.
seriously, the problems are for real. OK, they are 'not' in your BF page...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-16, 09:47 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,120
Posted By cyclezen

the 'given' is that there is a slide downhill...

the 'given' is that there is a slide downhill (this being quite subjective) so yes, a 'person' carrying a bit extra (the 10-15 being relative to the size of the plasma bag) can certainly be in better...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-16, 04:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,986
Posted By cyclezen

here: Shimano RS81 C35 wheels review -...

here:
Shimano RS81 C35 wheels review - BikeRadar USA (http://www.bikeradar.com/us/road/gear/category/components/wheel-sets/product/review-shimano-rs81-c35-14-48072/)
so, they were reviewing the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-16, 10:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,986
Posted By cyclezen

don;t really have any personal time on the RS81s,...

don;t really have any personal time on the RS81s, and dependin what you read - RS81 = 1740g, 6800 = 1640g
I have ridden the C24s, and find them v-nice, but they are quite a bit different price point...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-16, 10:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,655
Posted By cyclezen

roads in the Santa Barbara/ Goleta/ Carp area are...

roads in the Santa Barbara/ Goleta/ Carp area are ****! and getting worse.
so, riding too low can be a problem with pinch flats, rim damage.
riding too hard is harsh and actually perceptively...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-16, 09:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,986
Posted By cyclezen

Yeah, if the Shimanos spoke tension are worked a...

Yeah, if the Shimanos spoke tension are worked a little by a good builder and the hubs are really adjusted well (most shimano wheels I know are loose bearing/adjustable cone). They can be made to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-16, 09:27 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,395
Posted By cyclezen

as others have noted - when a bike gets just...

as others have noted - when a bike gets just right, it stays with me...
I finally gave awy my '74 Fuji Ace to a C/V forum member a couple yrs back.
I still have/ride my '76 Pepi Limongi custom...
10-01-16, 10:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,333
Posted By cyclezen

latest iteration of adware/malware is a page...

latest iteration of adware/malware is a page hijack, while on BF, which takes the browser tab to reimageplus.com
this IS a problem on your site - evident when either in Road or Training forums....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-16, 03:16 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 9,010
Posted By cyclezen

I can try. The WORLD does not revolve around...

I can try.
The WORLD does not revolve around anyone in particular; any codgers, like you or I.
If you choose to 'greet' on your ride, expect nothing. It is your outreach and really forms no...
09-29-16, 09:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,125
Posted By cyclezen

the origin of food has become a serious concern...

the origin of food has become a serious concern of mine, specifically GMO.
proper clarification and tighter parameters for 'Organic' and 'Natural' labeling
additional/expansion of Nut panel to...
09-28-16, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,220
Posted By cyclezen

really, we know so little about you. There's just...

really, we know so little about you. There's just no way to relate what you see as your problem with any commonality we might recognize.
you do provide one telling statement: "I moreso feel the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-16, 09:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,290
Posted By cyclezen

this is one crazy ass thread! LOL!

this is one crazy ass thread! LOL!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-16, 11:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,655
Posted By cyclezen

so, of course, this answer works... but hey,...

so, of course, this answer works...

but hey, I can suggest a really crazy, crazy, unthinkable idea, regardless of the crankset anyone rides - get a 2nd cassette... no, no, not that! unthinkable!...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-16, 09:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 681
Posted By cyclezen

sell the hooker take off her cheap costume...

sell the hooker
take off her cheap costume jewelry
make sure she's not sagging


the trek's only gonna sell to some other bike tweaker, and they certainly aren't gonna give you anything...
09-26-16, 12:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,190
Posted By cyclezen

VO2max curve is typically not linear or...

VO2max curve is typically not linear or continuous slope.
usually it's starts leveling well BEFORE you get near any max intensity of work.
google VO2max curve and you'll see examples.
as you get...
09-25-16, 07:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,190
Posted By cyclezen

some numbers from here: VO2 max World Records...

some numbers from here: VO2 max World Records (http://www.topendsports.com/testing/records/vo2max.htm) - some names you might recognize - belief is what you bring...

92.5 Greg LeMond ...
09-25-16, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,190
Posted By cyclezen

There is an accepted measurement for what might...

There is an accepted measurement for what might be your ability to intake O2 and acquire it - VO2 MAX.
It has genetic limitations, but is greatly affected by your body's current physiologic...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-16, 04:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,335
Posted By cyclezen

I believe in matchin... kit... ...

I believe in matchin... kit...
http://downtownaustinblog.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/fat-guy-cycling-club-369x450.png

LOL, cruel, I know... its a big universe out der.
09-22-16, 04:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,556
Posted By cyclezen

I would have to echo the off/on again nature of...

I would have to echo the off/on again nature of riding these past 7 yrs - for me. Many reasons, And each ON again phase goes thru similar scenario as yours above. Some lengthy adaption back to some...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-16, 11:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,715
Posted By cyclezen

Oh, and dependin on the options you chose, 100%...

Oh, and dependin on the options you chose, 100% incognito is always a good bet. Hogan's Heros, Sgt Schultz ...
be ready to fly to Moscow to bunk with snowden for a bit...
don't raise your arms,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-16, 10:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,715
Posted By cyclezen

there's a spraypaint fairy in Santa Barbara who...

there's a spraypaint fairy in Santa Barbara who is constantly on the lookout for pavement eruptions, sinkholes and asteroid strikes. S/he gets my thumb-sup for doin a yeoman job - much...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-16, 09:17 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,040
Posted By cyclezen

rotflmao ++++1

rotflmao

++++1
09-21-16, 03:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,556
Posted By cyclezen

OK, I'm not gonna throw water on the smoke...

OK, I'm not gonna throw water on the smoke (cough) if you say all-day Z2 at 20-22. We all know that 'all-day 22' is really 17-19 avg on the computer when the ride is done...
Course if you live in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-16, 11:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,640
Posted By cyclezen

I'm going Ultegra 6800 crankset. 2 reasons ...

I'm going Ultegra 6800 crankset.
2 reasons
ultegra large ring is 2 piece with a 'FLAT' inner side, will make for less grime buildup , less frequent need for and easier cleaning, when done. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-16, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,638
Posted By cyclezen

not terminal, dependin... in most riding...

not terminal, dependin...
in most riding situations, short of serious clyde in a serious crank-bending sprint, will be OK.
personal experience - back in the mid 70's, ended up in a massive...
09-19-16, 03:04 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,984
Posted By cyclezen

do what the Dutch and Belgians do.

do what the Dutch and Belgians do.
09-19-16, 02:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,556
Posted By cyclezen

not sure if it was this thread or another where...

not sure if it was this thread or another where the whole Zone 2 thing was hashed again - it seems this comes up regular, like a full moon - maybe more frequent.
My personal take on zone 2 (HR...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-16, 09:59 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,521
Posted By cyclezen

riding is one of the few events/times when we're...

riding is one of the few events/times when we're allowed to be selfish. In fact, selfish is the requirement. Someone else can;t do it for you, you always have to do your own ride; whether you do it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-16, 02:10 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,673
Posted By cyclezen

LOL! funny you should mention that, I have been...

LOL! funny you should mention that, I have been runnin a 12-23 (10spd) for most rides, except when there's some real climbin involved - love that single step all the way to 19... never seen a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-16, 11:35 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 179,501
Posted By cyclezen

Noted in some reviews is a desire to have a...

Noted in some reviews is a desire to have a 'lockout' similar to mtb fork lockout (woulda been my first thought for this type of use) - I imagine if the future shock is already 'done' for '17, then...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-16, 10:03 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,673
Posted By cyclezen

So, I got to thinking again, about the...

So, I got to thinking again, about the Mid-compact 52/36...
My current FAV ride is my '09 Tarmac Expert with STD 52/39 (feels as though they built it for me), and it does great, except when I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-16, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By cyclezen

clincher - stock sticker intended to cover all...

clincher - stock sticker intended to cover all their stock wheel variants...
the 622x15 is clincher spec.
tubulars have a slighty wider diameter (and width), as noted.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-16, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,143
Posted By cyclezen

if you poke in there with a razerknife, and the...

if you poke in there with a razerknife, and the blade gets stuck...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-16, 02:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,640
Posted By cyclezen

you have to look at bike development as if you...

you have to look at bike development as if you were looking thru a moving loupe, looking at a line. The line is bike development, the loupe is riders/the market.
On the one side of what you see...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-16, 10:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,640
Posted By cyclezen

except for possibly specialty bikes, like those...

except for possibly specialty bikes, like those used by circus performers on wire, you, me, we've all been riding adjustable suspension bikes since day one.
If, you ask, do roadies need more? Well,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-16, 10:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,632
Posted By cyclezen

quite a few ways to actually effect 'the look'. ...

quite a few ways to actually effect 'the look'. seems some like to take one hand off the bar...
if one does that, I highly recommend the remaining hand holding the bar be moved in-board from the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-16, 10:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,380
Posted By cyclezen

hate to be the guy who drops the cold water on...

hate to be the guy who drops the cold water on the test ride... unless you have some reasonable knowledge as to what characteristics you wish, a test ride is influneced by so many variables. A change...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-16, 12:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,632
Posted By cyclezen

yea, practice. straight riding drills - I'm...

yea, practice.
straight riding drills - I'm lucky to have a longer road section, close, with a wide car lane and a very wide shoulder (12 ft). Start on the white line, do the 'look' and then see how...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-16, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By cyclezen

first you have to find out WHY you are riding...

first you have to find out WHY you are riding with knees splayed. For some riders, a knee or both splayed is the only way it works... but for many, hip/knee/ankle in line works.
first find out why...
09-12-16, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,075
Posted By cyclezen

the video, for what I can see, really doesn't...

the video, for what I can see, really doesn't give definitive info on how you're positioned.
my personal experience with gym exercise bikes is that they can't come close to a position which would...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-16, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,172
Posted By cyclezen

ThX Guyz! all good suggestions! Thought about...

ThX Guyz!
all good suggestions! Thought about the hobby and auto touch up. No real hobby shop in our area anymore... and the only close auto parts with any paint options is an O-Reillys. I might be...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-16, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,172
Posted By cyclezen

Quickie Repair of Shimano Component Ice Grey finish?

Hi all,
I did a search but found no references for this...

I have a Tarmac expert - Ultegra Ice Grey components - 6600 series.
More than just shoe scuffing, the cranks, RD have some obvious...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-16, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By cyclezen

given that you don;t really have any significant...

given that you don;t really have any significant structural differences between your 2 sides, then:
having the left cleat back, as noted by others, means more engagement of the quad & hip, less of...
09-09-16, 09:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,127
Posted By cyclezen

Lotta 'PLenty Good' riders out there - especially...

Lotta 'PLenty Good' riders out there - especially with IAM & Tinkoff disbanding. OK, he's had a rough season, but given that, he's shown no inclination to help any teammate, it's all been himself....
09-08-16, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,852
Posted By cyclezen

how Sky (maybe) lost the Vuelta

So I read the velonews article with the interview of Boswell (SKY).
Boswell's first-hand account of how Sky (maybe) lost the Vuelta | VeloNews.com...
09-08-16, 09:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,127
Posted By cyclezen

feel sorry for Tejay, abandoned ... I like him,...

feel sorry for Tejay, abandoned ...
I like him, but I'll be astonished if he rides in a Pro-Tour Jersey next season.
09-08-16, 09:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,169
Posted By cyclezen

ah, for the latest, watch the finish of Stage 2...

ah, for the latest, watch the finish of Stage 2 of the Tour of Britain... another cav-man performance...
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