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08-22-18, 02:32 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By rideorglide

Might depend on what type of rider you are -...

Might depend on what type of rider you are - power-sprinterly type or high cadence aerobic spinner?

I don't know

For me ... I don't think it worked.

I bought 165s for my bike as I thought...
07-22-18, 09:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 759
Posted By rideorglide

Yes, you have sussed me out on the ZIPP coveting...

Yes, you have sussed me out on the ZIPP coveting situation. But we don't talk about that. The wife might find out.

LBS hooked me up with a no-frills Origin8. Embarassing to some maybe; but it...
07-22-18, 09:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 759
Posted By rideorglide

My hubs are Speedcific. I kinda like them a lot. ...

My hubs are Speedcific. I kinda like them a lot.
Not sure what the spoke straightness/bend is. On of these days when I have a life....
They were built up by Mike Garcia -- but I don't think he's in...
07-22-18, 09:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 759
Posted By rideorglide

I am impressed you have mastered that art! ...

I am impressed you have mastered that art!

Which was your favorite book on the subject?
07-22-18, 09:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 759
Posted By rideorglide

Yes indeed you are correct. Unfortunately,...

Yes indeed you are correct.

Unfortunately, my concept of expensive is a moving target these days.
But I am glad to hear about Campy wheels holding up under us big guys, as they certainly do not...
07-22-18, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 759
Posted By rideorglide

Thanks Squirtdad. I probably have to look...

Thanks Squirtdad.

I probably have to look harder next time to find Open Pro in Campy hub.
07-22-18, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 759
Posted By rideorglide

Thanks GFK that is encouraging, abotu the weight...

Thanks GFK that is encouraging, abotu the weight limits, as I am now hovering around 198

The rim I just wrecked was a 32 spoke handbuilt DT SwissR1.1
It did good service for 11 years
As you say...
07-17-18, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 759
Posted By rideorglide

Campagnolo wheels capable of withstand a 205# clyde - do they exist? recommendations?

Campagnolo-hubbed wheels capable to withstand a 205# clyde - do they exist? Does anyone have recommendations?
Down the road, I'd like to look at carbon, but alu is also fine.
Light for climbing is...
03-07-18, 03:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,653
Posted By rideorglide

Yep. I use the HRV4 (heart rate variability) app...

Yep. I use the HRV4 (heart rate variability) app every morning.
It's a great for tracking waking RHR. Surprised to see it routinely in the 53-60 range, compared with 72 mid-day sitting at the...
03-07-18, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,780
Posted By rideorglide

The leveling adjusters are beveled feet that are...

The leveling adjusters are beveled feet that are ingeniously integrated into the bottom of the front legs.
They turn in a variety of directions, and allowed the unit to be adapted to my very uneven...
01-16-18, 04:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,016
Posted By rideorglide

This is really to partially address the OP's...

This is really to partially address the OP's question.

What I do know on the subject is that is is popular among some troops who train vigorously in some potentially highly dehydrating conditions....
09-03-17, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 682,338
Posted By rideorglide

Yes, my occasional ...has turned into a long...

Yes, my occasional ...has turned into a long sojourn.
Been 202-210 for a decade it seems, currently vacillating between 203 and 207,
Doubled my running, doubled my cycling, way, way less alcohol,...
06-15-17, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 682,338
Posted By rideorglide

Congrats Doohickie, Stop by to visit, but stay...

Congrats Doohickie,
Stop by to visit, but stay below 200
Cheers,
Phil
05-29-17, 06:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,662
Posted By rideorglide

Hi Joe, Apols for the big gap here, things got...

Hi Joe,
Apols for the big gap here, things got crazy in life.

That's interesting tandem info. I had no idea. But ... I think my wife would be a good stoker, she's good up hills! And if I'm not...
02-24-17, 07:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,662
Posted By rideorglide

Looks like you had another warm day today if you...

Looks like you had another warm day today if you were able to beat the rain.
02-24-17, 07:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,662
Posted By rideorglide

Never ridden a tandem before, is it fun? Much of...

Never ridden a tandem before, is it fun? Much of a learning curve?
Forum: Northeast
02-24-17, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2,106
Views: 180,960
Posted By rideorglide

Nice, was the water clear too?

Nice, was the water clear too?
Forum: Northeast
02-24-17, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,106
Views: 180,960
Posted By rideorglide

Puking bonk or not, it looks nice from the...

Puking bonk or not, it looks nice from the pictures, and good to see an Islander get off the Island. :giver:
02-19-17, 11:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,662
Posted By rideorglide

No doubt about it you folks get a lot of the...

No doubt about it you folks get a lot of the storms that pass to our north.

There was a lot of snowmelt today on the roads if that refreezes before it's all gone then there'll be some black ice....
02-19-17, 11:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,662
Posted By rideorglide

Close Tim. A little bit further Down the Island...

Close Tim. A little bit further Down the Island around Sands Point in Nassau County
02-19-17, 11:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,662
Posted By rideorglide

That's right Joe, you are spot on. Tandem --...

That's right Joe, you are spot on.

Tandem -- that means the person on the rear saddle is drafting you, lol!

Super couple of days for riding. I think my previous high bar for Feb was something...
02-19-17, 10:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,662
Posted By rideorglide

Spring Riding begins early?

Amazing riding weather here in southern New York.

Normally we would still be enjoying freezing temperatures or worse, but 65 F yesterday, and more of the same today and later this week.

Has...
01-26-17, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,095
Posted By rideorglide

Keep it going plumberroy, heck I got down to...

Keep it going plumberroy, heck I got down to 200.4 and bounced off the bottom like a Spalding, back up to 206.x ... close but no cigar.
When I had a gallbladder surgery that episode took me down to...
11-06-16, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,299
Posted By rideorglide

I live on Long Island too -- I tend to not ride...

I live on Long Island too -- I tend to not ride the road so much in winter and head to the relative shelter of the trail -- Bethpage and Stillwell. The slower speeds (less apparent wind) than road...
11-06-16, 09:15 PM
Replies: 24,750
Views: 2,350,429
Posted By rideorglide

Earned my beer Long time no MTB, it was nice...

Earned my beer

Long time no MTB, it was nice to get back on the trail

McPhilly's: Upgrading a Blah Day with MTB, Beer and Cider (http://bit.ly/2eefpMY)
11-06-16, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 965
Posted By rideorglide

Good one -- I have a story too but that's for...

Good one -- I have a story too but that's for another day, good story there, Heath
12-27-15, 09:07 PM
Replies: 24,750
Views: 2,350,429
Posted By rideorglide

Sure did, three rides one run in the last four...

Sure did, three rides one run in the last four days — what a gift to get these kinds of temps in the Northeast at Christmastime. A little hard to say that it was all joy, though, as the news from...
12-27-15, 07:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,314
Posted By rideorglide

FTR I pretty much have to air up each week. My...

FTR I pretty much have to air up each week.
My tubes could be a mix of Bontrager, Continental or Novara, whatever I have on hand; always the same results.

My tyres are 120 PSI Serfs Secas -- but...
11-22-15, 07:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,603
Posted By rideorglide

I ride mostly solo in the late afternoons. Here...

I ride mostly solo in the late afternoons. Here even a half-watt strobe has trouble being noticed in all the traffic, much less a steady white light which has far less noticeability. There are so...
10-25-15, 06:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,641
Posted By rideorglide

Yes, I've had some major neck herniations...

Yes, I've had some major neck herniations (C-5,6,7 and some issues with T1, plus numeros other cervical bulges and degenerate discs) over the last 10 years, and still have residual effects from...
09-06-15, 06:29 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,291
Posted By rideorglide

On my MTB I have only had to had them serviced...

On my MTB I have only had to had them serviced once in years -- when the disc brake on the front seized up over winter.

I don't like the idea of maintenance out of my skill set, but I would not...
08-30-15, 07:59 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 37,611
Posted By rideorglide

I won't give up my Lanterne Rouge that easily,...

I won't give up my Lanterne Rouge that easily, kid, lol.;)
08-22-15, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,322
Posted By rideorglide

Understood; it's different strokes for different...

Understood; it's different strokes for different folks.

I am glad to say I am still finding there's much to enjoy about Strava despite my lowly rankings.

I have a bunch of ailments/physical...
08-22-15, 08:37 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,803
Posted By rideorglide

For the last 8 years I am loving my 32 spokes...

For the last 8 years I am loving my 32 spokes (back) 28 (front) laced to DT Swiss 1.1 by Mike Garcia at odds and endos.

Great riding and nice lateral rigidity which really is appreciated when...
07-21-15, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 903
Posted By rideorglide

Have a Koobi enduro PRS Good saddle. I...

Have a Koobi enduro PRS

Good saddle.
I have yet to get my arse comfortable past 22 miles, but that's mostly lack of miles.
Does need to be nose down a little.

more reviews here

Koobi PRS...
07-21-15, 07:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,028
Posted By rideorglide

Kayaking to my mind. I ride and windsurf....

Kayaking to my mind.

I ride and windsurf. After trying kayaking's sensation of muddling through sludge sitting down, I figured I'd wait till I was 60+.

I'm guessing the dumpy plastic kayak...
07-21-15, 07:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,823
Posted By rideorglide

I'm about 200# low mileage rider. Have ridden...

I'm about 200# low mileage rider. Have ridden these for about 4 years and loved them.
World of difference in feel versus the Gators. LennytheSquid loved them too.
If there's any hesitancy, it's...
07-12-15, 06:13 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 17,210
Posted By rideorglide

No, not really. Only on those days I'm coming...

No, not really.
Only on those days I'm coming back from injury or sickness and riding too slow to warrant the form-fitting stuff...so on those few days I wear MTB shorts over the liner instead....
05-04-15, 09:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,159
Posted By rideorglide

Yes, it's one of the frequent plusses of cycling,...

Yes, it's one of the frequent plusses of cycling, feeling stoked or more likely a good dose of dopamine after a ride ... I have a sneaking suspicion it's why a lot of us do it (I am being Capt....
05-04-15, 09:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,159
Posted By rideorglide

Eloquently put Mr. Ms. or Mrs. Masque And...

Eloquently put Mr. Ms. or Mrs. Masque

And you are paying five quid for a bar of quality cacao content Choc -- blooming' 'eck! about $3.99 for a Ghirardelli dark chocolate (72%-86%) bar here and I...
04-07-15, 07:42 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,532
Posted By rideorglide

Thanks for the info Marc. (Phil coming out...

Thanks for the info Marc.

(Phil coming out of hibernation)
04-07-15, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,322
Posted By rideorglide

Nothing wrong with a built up disc Trucker....

Nothing wrong with a built up disc Trucker. (Surly right?) I could use one of them to handle my commute -- the roads are looking more like goat trails every day.
11-28-14, 09:59 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,532
Posted By rideorglide

Used to ride clipless, MTB and road. Can't...

Used to ride clipless, MTB and road. Can't afford the tombees these days, delicate injuries that don't need reinjury.

Like the look of those purple platforms on the left, Mar, what are they.
I...
11-28-14, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,322
Posted By rideorglide

Another hurdle I have to cross with bents is lack...

Another hurdle I have to cross with bents is lack of knowledge — what's a good solid entry level bike at a reasonable price, don't know that field at all.
11-15-14, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 682,338
Posted By rideorglide

:thumb: That's terrific, thanks for the thorough,...

:thumb: That's terrific, thanks for the thorough, interesting and helpful response.

:giver:

As clydes and athenas, sharing sometimes similar situations, sometimes not, it's great to see the...
11-15-14, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 682,338
Posted By rideorglide

That's pretty exceptional, man, if you don't...

That's pretty exceptional, man,
if you don't mind my asking, what were the adjustments you made to food quantity, and food types?
11-15-14, 09:45 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,704
Posted By rideorglide

Guess it depends which trainer -- I had an old...

Guess it depends which trainer -- I had an old set of rollers from the 1980s, and the bike was clamped in. There was always some stiff resistance, it seemed.

I'm wondering what's a good-feeling...
09-22-14, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,322
Posted By rideorglide

Yes, an attractive bent riding lady once...

Yes, an attractive bent riding lady once recommended it, and I thought even harder still about it.
I don't exactly live in bent-friendly territory though. Surrounded by hills, that hit up to 13%,...
09-21-14, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,322
Posted By rideorglide

Confessions of a Strava bottom Dweller -- massive rambling ride report with charts n

Confessions of a Strava bottom Dweller -- massive rambling ride report with charts 'n whatnot, even a couple of pics.

So if you are semi-retired, a clyde maybe, and have a free monday and a scad...
08-27-14, 07:15 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,009
Posted By rideorglide

13% body fat ... sounds like you're good to go to...

13% body fat ... sounds like you're good to go to "Go," without going to jail.
Just a large muscular guy by the sounds of it. If you play ice hockey well, and don't mind dropping the gloves, we...
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