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Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,176
Posted By Miles2go

Well, the comedy is you claimed this post was...

Well, the comedy is you claimed this post was perhaps a weak attempt at trolling, and if true, it was the weak who kept responding to it, making the thread outlast the story itself. That's comedy....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,176
Posted By Miles2go

Listen self-important judge and jury, find a...

Listen self-important judge and jury, find a court that cares about your accusations surrounding my actions and intentions, for which you ultimately know. All the people I wronged in this post are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,176
Posted By Miles2go

Are you under the impression I care if you...

Are you under the impression I care if you continue to attack me? Have at it Hoss.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2,921
Views: 555,646
Posted By Miles2go

Yes and close. Above Saddlebrooke, vectoring back...

Yes and close. Above Saddlebrooke, vectoring back to the junction with Oracle road/66.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,176
Posted By Miles2go

"Utter BS" isn't a finding classification for...

"Utter BS" isn't a finding classification for post investigation findings, and humans are highly inaccurate sources for recounting what actually happened. So in the investigative field we record what...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 11:31 PM
Replies: 2,921
Views: 555,646
Posted By Miles2go

Isn't that "the road behind"? :)

Isn't that "the road behind"? :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,396
Posted By Miles2go

Yeah, if you look at some of the higher end race...

Yeah, if you look at some of the higher end race bikes, such as in the Specialized line, or the ENVE wheel combo line, you'll see shallower front aero wheels are pretty common.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,396
Posted By Miles2go

You could split the difference and put the 35 up...

You could split the difference and put the 35 up front, and the 50 in the back. It's a popular approach. I run 45s front and back, but wouldn't run just any 45 up front due to crosswinds.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,882
Posted By Miles2go

Never heard back to see how the bike fit is, and...

Never heard back to see how the bike fit is, and from the photo, it looks too small, with a saddle possibly too low. A low saddle drops power, especially during seated climbing, by not including the...
05-17-22, 12:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,675
Posted By Miles2go

Installed my last set of Conti 5000TL tires,...

Installed my last set of Conti 5000TL tires, which are very, very hard to mount to my wheels, and right after finishing, noticed the rear was on backwards. I pointed that out to my riding buddies,...
05-16-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 26,357
Views: 2,844,941
Posted By Miles2go

The first photo is a view from Windy Point, on...

The first photo is a view from Windy Point, on Mt. Lemmon. The second shot is above Saddlebrooke, looking back towards Tucson.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,171
Posted By Miles2go

My main group of riders is nearly all converted...

My main group of riders is nearly all converted to tubeless now, with only a few holdouts remaining. Sadly the holdouts are also the riders we had to stop most often for when we were mostly all...
05-16-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 26,357
Views: 2,844,941
Posted By Miles2go

Two fairly high intensity days, separated by one...

Two fairly high intensity days, separated by one day.

First day, 60 miles, 4 hours in the saddle, 7,000ft, 14.5ave

Second day, 62 mile solo, 3:20 hour in the saddle, 2,700ft, 18.7ave

...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,176
Posted By Miles2go

I guess it is human nature to discount the word...

I guess it is human nature to discount the word of someone having road racing as their actual profession, riding more miles than most everyone reading this article, having bikes which are maintained...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2,921
Views: 555,646
Posted By Miles2go

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Solo 62 miles yesterday, 18.7mph ave., 2,700ft
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,882
Posted By Miles2go

I didn't read everything above, but from the...

I didn't read everything above, but from the photo I'll ask the following:
Have you had a proper and full bike fit?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By Miles2go

I think I'm going to pick up the Lezyne HP Drive...

I think I'm going to pick up the Lezyne HP Drive in 170mm (190mm overall). I race road occasionally, and my rides are mostly race training focused. That's why I'd carry one of the smaller pumps...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2,921
Views: 555,646
Posted By Miles2go

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Kitt Peak - Two days ago
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2,921
Views: 555,646
Posted By Miles2go

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I'm usually riding with others, and put one or a few of them in the road ahead for...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-22, 11:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,431
Posted By Miles2go

Campagnolo.

Campagnolo.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-22, 11:35 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,820
Posted By Miles2go

The Conti 5000TL is impossible to mount to Campy...

The Conti 5000TL is impossible to mount to Campy Bora WTO wheels, by hand. Even with levers, you need to take a rest day after the first one. After getting them mounted though, they seated pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-22, 11:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,431
Posted By Miles2go

I've never had fade, or want...much less need for...

I've never had fade, or want...much less need for more braking power than found with the Campy Bora WTO brake track and their pads...and I love riding mountains. After two full seasons on them, they...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,431
Posted By Miles2go

The gear on my bike is/was found on world tour...

The gear on my bike is/was found on world tour racing bikes. Pros have to brake hard going really fast and not long ago many were on carbon wheels with rim brakes. Mine is a Cervelo R5 (last year...
10-06-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,885
Posted By Miles2go

Then it's where the Coronavirus/COVID-19 forum...

Then it's where the Coronavirus/COVID-19 forum should be moved or started. How do political and governmental actions not directly tie into the spread and treatment of this pandemic?
10-06-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,885
Posted By Miles2go

The "Trump has it" thread should without question...

The "Trump has it" thread should without question be unlocked. That front and center story is far from being closed, and of course has implications as large as any other for millions of people,...
Forum: Foo
10-02-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,193
Posted By Miles2go

They repaved the east side recently...and it's...

They repaved the east side recently...and it's not to be missed. Ride it both ways. Different rides, both good ones.
10-02-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,534
Posted By Miles2go

I read the original post and I'm reacting to it...

I read the original post and I'm reacting to it as "this is who I am, who are you... when it comes to rim vs. disc brakes on road bikes". Here's my answer, and my answer won a couple of impressive...
06-10-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 26,357
Views: 2,844,941
Posted By Miles2go

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No riding for me the last few days. I took this photo from my front lawn, and...
06-10-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 20,628
Posted By Miles2go

Vehicles operated by drivers under the influence....

Vehicles operated by drivers under the influence. One influence or another. Be it the, get on the sidewalk influence or, you name it.
06-04-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 26,357
Views: 2,844,941
Posted By Miles2go

Recovery Ride...Glide

Today's ride was one of necessity thanks to COVID-19. It was time to take the car in for scheduled maintenance and their lobby was closed: I couldn't wait on site. Walking from there wasn't an...
06-02-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 26,357
Views: 2,844,941
Posted By Miles2go

I organized this ride, sending off a couple of...

I organized this ride, sending off a couple of our club's higher mileage snowbirds; their last ride in AZ before heading back to MI and NY for the summer. Have to make them really miss this place...
05-05-20, 12:07 AM
Replies: 26,357
Views: 2,844,941
Posted By Miles2go

Today I led 5 others (all well over 50) on a 65.5...

Today I led 5 others (all well over 50) on a 65.5 mile ride with 3,174 feet of climbing, to an iconic nearby climb.
...
04-27-20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4,377
Views: 339,190
Posted By Miles2go

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71 miles, 2200 feet of climbing and 18.7 mph average. Got rolling at 6:30 to...
04-27-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 26,357
Views: 2,844,941
Posted By Miles2go

Yesterday 6 of us went on a 71-miler, 2200 feet...

Yesterday 6 of us went on a 71-miler, 2200 feet of climbing and an average of 18.7 mph. The oldest person in the photo below is 79. Tomorrow an 80 plus mile loop to a National Park, with probably...
04-20-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 4,377
Views: 339,190
Posted By Miles2go

85.6 miles today and led 6 others on this ride I...

85.6 miles today and led 6 others on this ride I organized, social distancing naturally....
04-20-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 26,357
Views: 2,844,941
Posted By Miles2go

Today I led six other cyclists on a 70-85 mile...

Today I led six other cyclists on a 70-85 mile loop ride I organized with 3,000-3,500 of elevation gain. I had two opt for the shorter 70 mile version. My own ride was 85.6m with 3,500ft and average...
04-19-20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 3,226
Views: 835,712
Posted By Miles2go

I'm 54, and turn 55 this year. If it weren't for...

I'm 54, and turn 55 this year. If it weren't for cycling I probably wouldn't be in very good health due to a few USAF related service issues, but lucky for me, biking is still possible and I'm still...
04-19-20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4,559
Views: 712,501
Posted By Miles2go

A day ride from home, unsupported, 120 miles,...

A day ride from home, unsupported, 120 miles, 8,919 feet of climbing. 3 of us, between 54 and 63.

...
04-19-20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 26,357
Views: 2,844,941
Posted By Miles2go

120 miles, 3 of us each between 54-63, 8,919 feet...

120 miles, 3 of us each between 54-63, 8,919 feet of climbing. 15 mph average. Over 29 miles of climbing really brings that average down. :)
Awesome day on the bike with good friends.

...
12-31-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,089
Posted By Miles2go

I'd advocate for whatever it would take for you...

I'd advocate for whatever it would take for you to get onto Zwift or similar if there is anything that compares today. I've had Wahoo smart trainers which were perfect for this and I don't have...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 11,913
Posted By Miles2go

Hope you're feeling great about landing a snarky...

Hope you're feeling great about landing a snarky comment, well done. The amount of gear I'm pulling over from my last race bike to the new one is zero and believe it not, I'll manage.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 11,913
Posted By Miles2go

New sport bike-why would I even want disk brakes?

I'm a performance-focused roadie with a lot of racing background and likely will have racing entering my near future. I haven't paid much attention to the disc brakes on a road race bike discussions...
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