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06-09-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 52
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Posted By expatbrit

hahah! I'll shoot you a PM. No idea if I'll...

hahah!

I'll shoot you a PM. No idea if I'll have any time, of course -- my boss will also be in town.
06-07-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,279
Posted By expatbrit

So... Who is in the Sandy Eggo area? :) ...

So...

Who is in the Sandy Eggo area? :)

Looks like I'll be there next week at Cisco Live.

No bicycle, of course, but I don't ride enough anyway...
05-28-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,459
Posted By expatbrit

That's ... way cheap for the new 830! I have a...

That's ... way cheap for the new 830! I have a 530 on order to remind me to eat and drink. :)
05-28-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,459
Posted By expatbrit

Damn. Those are some DEEP wheels. Looks...

Damn.

Those are some DEEP wheels. Looks good!!

I managed to bust up my right knee again riding a week ago Sunday. About 70% of the way thru' the ride after the steep climb and a fast flat-ish...
05-15-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,351
Posted By expatbrit

"Murder cycle"? Really? I ride both. If I...

"Murder cycle"? Really?

I ride both. If I was on the 'murder cycle' when I was hit, I'd be /vastly/ better off.
05-15-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,730
Posted By expatbrit

Work harder.

Work harder.
05-03-19, 11:02 AM
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Posted By expatbrit

You know they sell new tyres, right?

You know they sell new tyres, right?
05-03-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,072
Posted By expatbrit

First -- so familiar with blind shopping large...

First -- so familiar with blind shopping large frame bikes for us normal height folks. Huge pain.

So -- I don't have your wingspan (quite -- and that's a first; I'm 6'7 with a 7' wingspan) but I...
04-18-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,370
Posted By expatbrit

jsigone knows of what he speaks, after his...

jsigone knows of what he speaks, after his recovery from an injury a few years ago :) . Listen to your body, ride, and stretch afterwards.
03-24-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,706
Posted By expatbrit

i guess that makes this a zombie thread

i guess that makes this a zombie thread
03-18-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,706
Posted By expatbrit

Good news. You also doing the double?

Good news. You also doing the double?
03-17-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,706
Posted By expatbrit

Howís the knee, Horse? managed to ride all 3...

Howís the knee, Horse?

managed to ride all 3 bikes this week as well as a spin bike in a hotel out in Virginia. Not sure being on the trainer is a good thing, but needs must; I couldnít get off...
03-14-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,706
Posted By expatbrit

Many Happys, jsigone

Many Happys, jsigone
03-13-19, 10:28 AM
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Posted By expatbrit

jsigone has no limitations. Except perhaps...

jsigone has no limitations.

Except perhaps lunacy???
03-11-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,706
Posted By expatbrit

Did you die? Inquiring minds!

Did you die? Inquiring minds!
03-11-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,706
Posted By expatbrit

ouch. Donít do that. Youíll end up like me only...

ouch. Donít do that. Youíll end up like me only pretending to ride.
03-09-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,706
Posted By expatbrit

but necessary. Though I have been walking my...

but necessary. Though I have been walking my busted hip into the ground this week.
03-08-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,706
Posted By expatbrit

Does an hour in the hotel gym on a spin bike...

Does an hour in the hotel gym on a spin bike count?
03-07-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,706
Posted By expatbrit

yup. Used to spend all my time in SoCal (Irvine,...

yup. Used to spend all my time in SoCal (Irvine, mostly). Lately itís Bay Area and east coast.
03-05-19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,706
Posted By expatbrit

not much beats a wired run. I have a pull to the...

not much beats a wired run. I have a pull to the garage from the switch In my spare room ó the PA220 firewall and the ESX cluster both live in there,,behind the cable modem. The Cisco 1252 is in the...
03-05-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,706
Posted By expatbrit

I recall most of those being 900hz. Shouldnít...

I recall most of those being 900hz. Shouldnít compete. :)
03-04-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,706
Posted By expatbrit

Ah, the 2.4Ghz ISM band. Full of frequency...

Ah, the 2.4Ghz ISM band. Full of frequency hopping BT (whoever thought a frequency hopping protocol on a crowded shared band was a good idea), noise from flourescent lights, microwaves, zigbee,...
03-04-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,706
Posted By expatbrit

Hey ... I'm off to California soon. Will it be...

Hey ... I'm off to California soon. Will it be warmer and drier?

And to continue last months topic; I went to look and I'm pretty sure my highest suffer score was 646 and that in only 35 miles....
02-27-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,771
Posted By expatbrit

​​​​​nice bianchi, Beachgrad05! Hope the fit is...

​​​​​nice bianchi, Beachgrad05! Hope the fit is good, and definitely smaller than an Impala. :)

i discovered that I am apparently not a good riding buddy today. Fellow Moto-Racer and near...
02-25-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 833
Posted By expatbrit

Hit and run driver, Nov 2017 ó left turned into...

Hit and run driver, Nov 2017 ó left turned into me as I was crossing on a green light, coming down a hill.

20+ broken bones in my face including a depressed skull fracture, broken hyoid, broken...
02-13-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,233
Posted By expatbrit

you know. There was a good piece that showed many...

you know. There was a good piece that showed many of the variables in climbing scale fairly linerally with lean muscle mass, VO2max being the outlier. W/kg will only take you so far.

But to be...
02-10-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,567
Posted By expatbrit

my brother is the same way. He digs it, and itís...

my brother is the same way. He digs it, and itís his choice. Does it London traffic too.

not my thing, but I do prefer it to speakers on the bike. I get the safety thing though
02-10-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,771
Posted By expatbrit

So how was the Tour of Palm Springs? I saw the...

So how was the Tour of Palm Springs? I saw the Strava ó 100 miles isnít enough, letís get some extra credit!!!
02-09-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,771
Posted By expatbrit

Another reason to love disks! ive been on...

Another reason to love disks!

ive been on the turbo the last couple of days. Work has been 12 hours a day of at my desk and calls, and riding after dark on ABQ roads isnít my favourite since Nov...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 30,647
Posted By expatbrit

*sigh* I agree with you on the saddle. I...

*sigh*

I agree with you on the saddle. I didn't want to like it. I didn't like the way it looks. I don't see the saddle when I'm riding it, though, and my bum likes it.

C'est la vie!!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-19, 10:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,211
Posted By expatbrit

I am with the Horse on thi ...

I am with the Horse on thi

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02-05-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,771
Posted By expatbrit

i am fighting for motivation here. I have managed...

i am fighting for motivation here. I have managed short rides, and dragged the hardtail out to bomb around the foothills this afternoon too.

Better than nowt!!

glad the left side is healing,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 30,647
Posted By expatbrit

Yeah -- I know it needs the neutral door. :) I'm...

Yeah -- I know it needs the neutral door. :) I'm just lazy and have the stock wheels on again right now. The neutral shots aren't as pretty.

It's a 63cm frame, so I think that qualifies as a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 30,647
Posted By expatbrit

Ah, man. Now I need to go take a shot in...

Ah, man.

Now I need to go take a shot in front of the garage door. Hereís a busy background teaser

Also replete with saddlebag, lights, AND a waterbottle

Infinito CV disk
Tacx Deva cages...
01-28-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,507
Posted By expatbrit

Iíve seem good feedback on the Scorsche armband....

Iíve seem good feedback on the Scorsche armband. Not sure if that counts as the Ďwristwatch Ď since it goes around the upper forearm.

I admit it I am a fan of an HRM outside though...
01-28-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,501
Posted By expatbrit

yikes. Thatís fairly steep

yikes. Thatís fairly steep
01-26-19, 10:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,501
Posted By expatbrit

man. If auto-corrected from of :) bet you are...

man. If auto-corrected from of :) bet you are glad OF the RDOís clearance.

*sigh*

The November rims are way wide; seems a good thing to me. Matches well with a 25mm tyre thatís reallg a 28mm,...
01-26-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,501
Posted By expatbrit

also. Holy cow. How wide are the 30mm on those...

also. Holy cow. How wide are the 30mm on those rims? I have 25mm Vitoria Corsa G+ on mine and they are, AFAIK, almost 30mm. Bet youíre glad if the RDOís tyre clearance! :)

(though they are hanging...
01-25-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,501
Posted By expatbrit

Very nice! Good guys to deal with too, I've...

Very nice! Good guys to deal with too, I've found, My cafe racers on the i9 hubs are amazingly nice.
01-23-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,501
Posted By expatbrit

Man. That hurts. My business cards do, in...

Man. That hurts.

My business cards do, in fact, say AZ. So I guess that's OK.
01-18-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,501
Posted By expatbrit

Well. I rode, and even outside this week. Was 55...

Well. I rode, and even outside this week. Was 55 and dry yesterday, so Ness and I took a super-gentle ride into the mouintains. The rest has been tough; wrapping riding around my work travel schedule...
01-07-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,501
Posted By expatbrit

Yow. Thatís some car issues. I17 in the snow can...

Yow. Thatís some car issues. I17 in the snow can be fun and exciting; Iíve spun into the median there before, following a lot of other cars.

Good luck!
01-04-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,501
Posted By expatbrit

So much jet lag. Cannot get on trainer! i...

So much jet lag. Cannot get on trainer!

i did fix the flat on my trainer tyre (bad patch!) and sort out the Fulcrums on the Bianchi. Do I get credit for not being a complete bum? :)
12-22-18, 09:04 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,893
Posted By expatbrit

for sure. And a solo unsupported Century is...

for sure. And a solo unsupported Century is pretty bloody cool to boot. :)
12-21-18, 09:32 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,655
Posted By expatbrit

The latter. Doc says I am as good as I am...

The latter. Doc says I am as good as I am getting. Half my windpipe is gone, but Iím not at s strength that had a huge impact.

Going out out of town for Xmas
12-21-18, 09:28 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,893
Posted By expatbrit

Times vary by elevation and peloton. And fitness....

Times vary by elevation and peloton. And fitness. Iíd have to go look, but under 4.5 on a flat century (cross bike) where I hung to the group for 60 miles. 5.5-6 on a hillier one
12-21-18, 08:57 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,893
Posted By expatbrit

Done the Santa Fe Century on a Ridley X-Fire....

Done the Santa Fe Century on a Ridley X-Fire. Crossbike, on 25mm tyres. Maybe once on 28mm??That one is fairly hilly. Also did a flat century on the same bike. Did Day of the Tread on the Bianchi,...
12-19-18, 03:20 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,655
Posted By expatbrit

Not I! I will be far from a bike.

Not I! I will be far from a bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-18, 11:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,648
Posted By expatbrit

Infinito CV disc, Ultegra 8000 and November Cafe...

Infinito CV disc, Ultegra 8000 and November Cafe Racers
...
12-10-18, 09:04 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,655
Posted By expatbrit

Riding the foothills this weekend I discovered...

Riding the foothills this weekend I discovered how much I actually like climbing on an MTB, sick as that sounds. The X-cal is quick uphil, and I am slow down so I guess thatís good??
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