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Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

Oof. ​​​​​​ ...

Oof.

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I got taken up over Paris Mountain this...
05-01-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 17,184
Views: 1,844,038
Posted By abshipp

After a week of hell trying to find a place to...

After a week of hell trying to find a place to live I went on our Saturday AM shop ride.

No pics of the bike but there was one person in particular who quite appreciated my chrome SLT :thumb:
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

Please elaborate. Where does the title "yankee"...

Please elaborate. Where does the title "yankee" cease to be appropriate?



Yep! I have no clue what I'm doing, but still sold 4 bikes this week.

Helps that we actually have bikes to sell on...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

I've been informed that since the Mason-Dixon...

I've been informed that since the Mason-Dixon line doesn't even reach as far West as Ohio, I'm not a Yankee.

I'm just a Midwesterner.

Not sure if that's better or worse :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

Finally! Change of address request to our...

Finally!

Change of address request to our new apartment submitted.

Maybe next week I can actually start living again.We got a little 800sqft 1bed/1bath apartment in the oldest neighborhood in...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

Phew! Apartment didn't fight us about...

Phew!

Apartment didn't fight us about refunding our deposits and such.

Major relief for sure.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

We're unloading our truck right now. Very...

We're unloading our truck right now.

Very happy to report that all bikes made the trip unharmed :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

Oh there's pictures and video. We didn't move...

Oh there's pictures and video. We didn't move anything in and I don't even have the keys. Didn't fill out the incoming inspection report either. I also sent them an email with pics and descriptions...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

Peace out, Illinois! ...

Peace out, Illinois!

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

:thumb: Awesome! We're getting into...

:thumb:



Awesome! We're getting into town on Saturday.

I'm really looking forward to checking that trail out :)

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-21, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

Not really... Hell, I lurked this thread for...

Not really...

Hell, I lurked this thread for a couple of years before I finally got the nerve to actually post something.
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Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1v3CzvQ9e_w

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1v3CzvQ9e_w
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

I'm sure a lot of you know this, but it's always...

I'm sure a lot of you know this, but it's always worth pointing out how thoughtful JPL can be when they pull off missions like this --

The Ingenuity helicopter carries with it a swatch of fabric...
04-19-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 17,184
Views: 1,844,038
Posted By abshipp

So sorry to hear DD. She looks like such a sweet...

So sorry to hear DD. She looks like such a sweet kitty. I'm sure you gave her a long life full of love and comfort -- we should all be so lucky :)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

:bday: https://youtu.be/wMnOo2zcjXA

:bday:

https://youtu.be/wMnOo2zcjXA
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

2nd Moderna dose in my arm :) Of course I'm...

2nd Moderna dose in my arm :)

Of course I'm a big ol' dummy and forgot my vaccination card at home :rolleyes:
04-18-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 17,184
Views: 1,844,038
Posted By abshipp

New stem day on my 650b'd track bike :love: ...

New stem day on my 650b'd track bike :love:

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04-18-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,581
Posted By abshipp

I love spring :) And this new stem :love: ...

I love spring :)

And this new stem :love:

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04-17-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 17,184
Views: 1,844,038
Posted By abshipp

Thanks! We're headed to Greenville, nestled...

Thanks!

We're headed to Greenville, nestled up fairly close to the mountains in the NW region of the state.

Thanks for your well wishes, I don't know how this flatlander is going to survive...
04-16-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 17,184
Views: 1,844,038
Posted By abshipp

I cleaned out my desk at my job of 6.5 years this...

I cleaned out my desk at my job of 6.5 years this morning. Because my wife and I are moving to SC next week :D

What better way to celebrate than to ride all over town? Pretty picture perfect day...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

What a day. Packed up my desk at work and...

What a day.

Packed up my desk at work and said goodbye to coworkers of the last 6.5 years.

Then rode bikes everywhere.

Then had dinner with the family Mrs. Abshipp has been a nanny for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

So my last full day at work was today. I'm going...

So my last full day at work was today. I'm going in tomorrow for an hour or so to clean out my desk and a couple little things.

I had a really good exit interview that went for about an hour and a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

Kitty update :love: ...

Kitty update :love:

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

I like how scuffed up mine is on the outside but...

I like how scuffed up mine is on the outside but still bright and shiny on the inside :)

Just thought of something, I should really have a bike that matches my Ti wedding ring, right?

I mean, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

Last night we were with my parents and the topic...

Last night we were with my parents and the topic of how my wife and I do so well in canoes together.

Naturally, I took the opportunity to float the idea of a tandem bicycle.

She gave me the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

Awesome :thumb: That guitar is a Schecter...

Awesome :thumb:

That guitar is a Schecter Ultra - I can't really find much info about it but I think it's the first iteration of that model. Nowadays they changed the headstock and added a lot...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

Oh goodness I found a few old pictures of baby...

Oh goodness I found a few old pictures of baby abshipp playing punk music.

I'm the one with the long hair and white guitar. At least I still have the guitar :D

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

Mrs. Abshipp and I were invited out to dinner...

Mrs. Abshipp and I were invited out to dinner last night by a good friend here in Rockford to celebrate us moving. We accepted knowing that this is one of those people who always keeps us out later...
04-08-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17,184
Views: 1,844,038
Posted By abshipp

Got soaked on my ride tonight. Oh well, I haven't...

Got soaked on my ride tonight. Oh well, I haven't melted from the rain yet :) At least it was somewhat warm!

First ride with these new to me Cane Creek SCR-5 levers and I really liked them. Really...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

I've got two of the Harbor Freight ones, one in...

I've got two of the Harbor Freight ones, one in inches with the 1/4" drive and one in feet with a 3/8" drive. We used to have a reference torque meter at work that I always meant to check them...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

Seriously, man, family forum :eek:

Seriously, man, family forum :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

Ah... so that's what can make a power meter fun. ...

Ah... so that's what can make a power meter fun.

After the recent discussion on 3'+ efforts and how intervals.icu uses that for eFTP calculation I did my best to give it the beans on what I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

Well I found my bluetooth headphones that have...

Well I found my bluetooth headphones that have been missing for a week or so :)

In the washing machine after a full cycle :mad:

But they still work :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

Didn't DynaDrive pedals have bearing issues? ...

Didn't DynaDrive pedals have bearing issues?

Nice chrome head tube lugs :thumb:
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Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

Whee! ...

Whee!

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04-04-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,581
Posted By abshipp

Whee! ...

Whee!

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,514
Posted By abshipp

Neat idea. Using a type of foam that compresses...

Neat idea. Using a type of foam that compresses under the localized pressure inside the tire but expands when exposed to ambient is really clever.

However, this is the part that seems a bit...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

Slow afternoon. Everyone must be...

Slow afternoon.

Everyone must be convalescing from their big day going to the vet and getting vaccinated.

I know Frankie sure is. Poor kitty is wiped out :(
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04-02-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,211
Posted By abshipp

I keep my keys on a carabiner as well, I never...

I keep my keys on a carabiner as well, I never thought to hang them off of the strap loop. I might have to try that! Usually I stuff my wallet and keys into the driveside rear pocket.

I like my...
04-02-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 19,443
Posted By abshipp

Anytime! Agreed regarding brakes. I've...

Anytime!

Agreed regarding brakes. I've gotten a little more comfortable and confident in my ability to ride without needing to use them but it's just not the smartest idea when you could lose all...
04-02-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 19,443
Posted By abshipp

In other news + pretty pictures, our local park...

In other news + pretty pictures, our local park finally opened for mountain biking so I got to take this out again for the first time since December :)
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04-02-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 19,443
Posted By abshipp

Thanks so much! Here's a bit of a novel, but...

Thanks so much!

Here's a bit of a novel, but hey, you asked :P

I barely ever rode this with 700c wheels so I don't have too much of a frame of reference regarding how it feels with 650b vs...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

Just a Bontrager BLE/ANT+ chest strap. ...

Just a Bontrager BLE/ANT+ chest strap.

Nothing looked out of the ordinary - I've had artifacts using this strap before but they're usually spikes at 220-240BPM.

If you tend to trust Intervals...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

I was ready to be done for sure, but that ride...

I was ready to be done for sure, but that ride felt like a pretty regular effort on the MTB. It's a singlespeed so I'm working a bit harder than with a derailleur but not too bad.

My heart rate...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

I only recently got a HRM that will connect to my...

I only recently got a HRM that will connect to my phone so all of my MTB rides have been without that data until now.

Our local park opened up today and I got to ride about an hour of dirt, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

lol get ready to climb, fatty.

lol get ready to climb, fatty.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3,637
Views: 48,007
Posted By abshipp

Well, I just submitted my resignation to my job...

Well, I just submitted my resignation to my job so I can finally say something about it.

At the end of this month Mrs. Abshipp and I will be moving to Greenville SC.

I'll be working in a bike...
04-01-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,749
Posted By abshipp

I don't think it would actually be terribly...

I don't think it would actually be terribly difficult to do - at least physically making the parts. The Rohloff uses a carrier for the cog and freehub body geometry is well defined so you'd just have...
04-01-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,749
Posted By abshipp

So...this you?...

So...this you? (https://www.pinkbike.com/news/the-schindelhauer-wilhelm-has-252-gears-and-3350-range.html) :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 206,350
Posted By abshipp

Yeah that's pretty chunky. Kind of the same...

Yeah that's pretty chunky.

Kind of the same around here but not as bad - it's a lot like this. It can be really smooth dirt but then at other times it will be just littered with baby heads and...
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