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Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By Clipped_in

The mornings are crisp, and the mountains are...

The mornings are crisp, and the mountains are getting colorful. September is such a nice month to ride! I had a buck Mule Deer jump out and cross the road ahead of me during a descent that caused...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Posted By Clipped_in

I just did a couple of usual rides in our local...

I just did a couple of usual rides in our local mountains. They never disappoint.
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Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2,531
Views: 399,013
Posted By Clipped_in

Wow, there is definitely a hint of fall in the...

Wow, there is definitely a hint of fall in the air. Some trees are just beginning to turn. I saw lots of turkeys. Another majestic ride!...
08-27-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,968
Posted By Clipped_in

OP, one more worth considering: Lezyne Strip...

OP, one more worth considering: Lezyne Strip Drive 150.

I had to replace a light back in July and went with one of these. Fantastic light and well within your budget. I've been using it nearly...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,004
Posted By Clipped_in

OP, I'm a big fan of the Kool Stop dual compound...

OP, I'm a big fan of the Kool Stop dual compound Dura 2's for alloy rims.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By Clipped_in

I did my usual (this season) Saturday morning...

I did my usual (this season) Saturday morning ride. I rode from 68F at home, up South Fork to 50F. I wanted to stash some of that in my water bottle to use in the 104F temps this afternoon. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,513
Posted By Clipped_in

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By Clipped_in

I hope you are recovering well and that your...

I hope you are recovering well and that your surgery is successful. My daughter had that last month and it has been very helpful for her.

The weather has been hot here, but the mornings in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,822
Posted By Clipped_in

Gumwalls are indeed sexy, but at that price I...

Gumwalls are indeed sexy, but at that price I don't think so. I recently purchased 6 black GP5000's for $35 each.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,517
Posted By Clipped_in

I'm 6'-3" tall and 210#. The Assos XL size in...

I'm 6'-3" tall and 210#. The Assos XL size in the Equipe series fit me like they are custom made. I have worn a lot of different mid/high-end bibs over the years. Two years ago I bought 3 sets of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,576
Posted By Clipped_in

I ride solo through a couple of round-a-bouts...

I ride solo through a couple of round-a-bouts quite regularly. As I approach I am riding on the road shoulder, but when I am within 50' or so I safely move in and take the lane. I ride through the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By Clipped_in

I have multiple sets of bibs so that I don't have...

I have multiple sets of bibs so that I don't have to wash every day. They obviously last longer because I don't use each bib as often. I always air dry--no dryer, and use the hand wash cycle in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By Clipped_in

Not much riding for me this weekend. I was busy...

Not much riding for me this weekend. I was busy with work and other things. But, I did get out for a 90 minute ride early Saturday. The temp was 62F when I left my house at 5:30AM and 41F at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,509
Posted By Clipped_in

This one is not far from home and it always makes...

This one is not far from home and it always makes me go a lot deeper than I want to...:eek: But it's worth it. It has been featured several times in the Tour of Utah. Sepp Kuss absolutely crushed...
06-21-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,937
Posted By Clipped_in

Me too, but there are a few things that have...

Me too, but there are a few things that have proven to provide benefits for me.

BCAA powder--definitely helps with recovery from longer rides at my current age of 57.
Whey protein--during...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,531
Views: 399,013
Posted By Clipped_in

From yesterday morning. ...

From yesterday morning.
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,333
Posted By Clipped_in

FT=FTP in W/kg ...

FT=FTP in W/kg
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 751
Posted By Clipped_in

Saturday morning was pretty sweet around here. ...

Saturday morning was pretty sweet around here.
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,614
Posted By Clipped_in

OP, I guess I am a dinosaur too. I'm not a...

OP, I guess I am a dinosaur too. I'm not a luddite, but I'm not an early adopter either. Like you, I like the simplicity of rim brakes and they are perfectly adequate for my needs. And I do ride a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,612
Posted By Clipped_in

^^^^^This!

^^^^^This!
02-25-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,302
Posted By Clipped_in

I agree with this! My problem is that I live in...

I agree with this! My problem is that I live in hilly/mountainous country and it is difficult to go sufficiently easy for active recovery. Consequently, most of my recovery rides are done inside on...
02-24-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3,685
Views: 520,977
Posted By Clipped_in

This is one of my favorite summer rides right...

This is one of my favorite summer rides right now...
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But, it was a beautiful...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By Clipped_in

^^^^Powertap hubs are accurate and they just...

^^^^Powertap hubs are accurate and they just work. Big fan here!
01-21-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,666
Posted By Clipped_in

I have four daughters and five grandchildren...

I have four daughters and five grandchildren (from my two oldest). A boy and girl 8yo, a boy and girl 6yo, and a 3yo boy. They all live out of state and we don't see them all that often, so video...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,584
Posted By Clipped_in

There are a lot of March heros that are toast in...

There are a lot of March heros that are toast in July. I listened to a podcast recently with some coaches and this is a big issue for them to try and manage in some clients. Especially for those that...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,919
Posted By Clipped_in

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01-14-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,165
Posted By Clipped_in

Wow, glad it wasn't any worse.:( Maximum kudos...

Wow, glad it wasn't any worse.:( Maximum kudos to the good samaritan!:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,919
Posted By Clipped_in

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Whoa what a ride! :twitchy:
01-13-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,851
Posted By Clipped_in

:thumb: Welcome to Utah Hermes! There...

:thumb:

Welcome to Utah Hermes! There certainly is some beautiful new snow here for you. Be glad you are on the east side of the Wasatch range. Avalanche danger is really high on the west side...
12-31-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,934
Posted By Clipped_in

For much of what I do during the year, frequency,...

For much of what I do during the year, frequency, duration (time), and intensity are my primary metrics. Distance is largely incidental.
However, I do look at overall mileage and elevation gain at...
12-19-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,647
Posted By Clipped_in

Op et al. you may find this helpful: ...

Op et al. you may find this helpful:
https://youtu.be/7yEBHINFY88
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,218
Posted By Clipped_in

I had many great rides this year. This one was a...

I had many great rides this year. This one was a favorite because it was my Saturday morning go-to ride. I rode it many times and it always delivered in a myriad of ways. It was always changing as...
12-17-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,960
Posted By Clipped_in

A coach's thoughtful ponderings about trainer usage

I read this short article about the effective usage of trainers and liked it well enough to post it. Here ya go:
LINK (https://www.trainingpeaks.com/blog/your-guide-to-trainer-season/)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By Clipped_in

Sweating it out on the trainer and snowshoeing...

Sweating it out on the trainer and snowshoeing for me. We had some beautiful new snow.
...
11-30-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,134
Posted By Clipped_in

I'll just leave these right here: ...

I'll just leave these right here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-50NmPGqjL8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-bF6qo-N34
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 833
Posted By Clipped_in

You do it as a cable prep during the...

You do it as a cable prep during the installation--not after. Put some grease on your fingers and working it along the exposed cable working it into the filaments. Then, run the cable inside the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,304
Posted By Clipped_in

Your question reveals a lot of bias in what you...

Your question reveals a lot of bias in what you want for an answer.;)

I concerned myself with things like that when I started cycling. Many, many miles later I don't care so much. Mostly because...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By Clipped_in

We had a serious cold snap this week with...

We had a serious cold snap this week with nighttime low temps in the single digits Fahrenheit. It warmed up a bit for the weekend so I went out for four hours on Saturday. It was beautiful, with...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,915
Posted By Clipped_in

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,180
Posted By Clipped_in

Nice ride OP--enjoy! Fezzari headquarters in...

Nice ride OP--enjoy! Fezzari headquarters in near me and a lot of people around here ride them. I've never talked to anyone that wasn't happy with their Fezzari bike.:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 30,512
Posted By Clipped_in

I'll just put this right here for your...

I'll just put this right here for your amusement...;) I love it that the new world champion was in on this.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDa1Ns9hvho
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 501
Posted By Clipped_in

Fall is definitely in the air around here and the...

Fall is definitely in the air around here and the colors are changing in the mountains. I had a beautiful ride Friday morning.

Alpine Loop, Northern Utah, USA
...
09-27-19, 04:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,081
Posted By Clipped_in

Yesterday I found a women's wallet during my...

Yesterday I found a women's wallet during my lunch ride. It was lying in the road with some of the contents scattered around. It was at the top of a pretty good climb so I was going slow or I might...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,010
Posted By Clipped_in

I'm a big fan of Zipp aluminum bars. My go-to is...

I'm a big fan of Zipp aluminum bars. My go-to is the Service Course SL-70 Ergo.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,463
Posted By Clipped_in

Yeah, I've had this happen a couple of times this...

Yeah, I've had this happen a couple of times this summer. What a pleasant surprise! They got a friendly wave as I pulled ahead.:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,536
Posted By Clipped_in

I used R&R Gold for a couple of years with good...

I used R&R Gold for a couple of years with good success. But, I live in northern Utah which is a relatively dry climate (at least when I do the majority of my outside riding) and I prefer the R&R...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,011
Posted By Clipped_in

^^^^^This!!!

^^^^^This!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 880
Posted By Clipped_in

Just looking at that first photo chaffed me raw. ...

Just looking at that first photo chaffed me raw. Thanks a lot!;)
07-22-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,778
Posted By Clipped_in

OP, did you apply consistent pressure on the...

OP, did you apply consistent pressure on the patch for 30 seconds after applying it? This is very important!

I consider glueless patches to be a temporary fix to get me out of a jam out on the...
07-11-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,387
Posted By Clipped_in

Pace Sportswear cycling caps are my favorite and...

Pace Sportswear cycling caps are my favorite and the brim stays where you put it. I like the synthetic/wicking type. Pace Sportswear (https://pacesportswear.com/)
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