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Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,019
Posted By mlander

Thanks for the link! Exactly what I was hoping...

Thanks for the link! Exactly what I was hoping for.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,019
Posted By mlander

Good info - thanks!

Good info - thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,019
Posted By mlander

In Charlotte, a couple dealers stock them. There...

In Charlotte, a couple dealers stock them. There have a combined one and it is used.

The dealer finder legit does not work. Type in 90210 and set the radius to max and it will return 0 results. At...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,019
Posted By mlander

How can I find Bianchi dealers

Bianchi's online find-a-dealer tool is hopelessly non-functional. Anyone know one that works? I want to buy a Bianchi. Next question - are there even any available in the continental US or am I...
Forum: Commuting
07-13-15, 07:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 36,069
Posted By mlander

My Critical experience, for posterity: ...

My Critical experience, for posterity:

Bought the pista, put it together, happy camper for a few months.

Decided the drop handlebars were just too narrow and unforgiving so decided to switch...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-15, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 869
Posted By mlander

Same reaction from my wife. I've beent trying to...

Same reaction from my wife. I've beent trying to break her down, but she's stonewalling me.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-15, 09:42 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,228
Posted By mlander

Dear broken cleat people, OP included: wtf? Take...

Dear broken cleat people, OP included: wtf? Take off your shoe, put it in a jersey pocket, and ride home using whatever pedal you're using as a little platfrom pedal. What am I missing?

The seat...
Forum: Southeast
04-21-15, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 839
Posted By mlander

Charlotte Group Rides

So anyone have any experience with Charlotte group rides? I have been riding solo since I started (5 or 6 yrs ago) and I just don't know where to start. I would probably wanna ride in a 15 - 18 mph...
Forum: Southeast
04-21-15, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,054
Posted By mlander

Good mountaining biking at the Whitewater Center,...

Good mountaining biking at the Whitewater Center, Renaissance Park. Also, check out the Backyard Trails. It's a network of some pretty technical stuff in South Charlotte. If you wanna get in the car...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-15, 12:26 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,764
Posted By mlander

***PURELY anecdotal*** A friend of mine...

***PURELY anecdotal***

A friend of mine does pretty much everything: hockey, volleyball, Gaelic football, pick-up American football, softball, maybe some others. Ask him if hes game, he says...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-15, 10:13 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,508
Posted By mlander

Misunderstood and my post was a little late. I...

Misunderstood and my post was a little late. I signed up for CC.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-15, 09:55 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,508
Posted By mlander

Hmmm... i just signed up, no list. Thx for...

Hmmm... i just signed up, no list.

Thx for link OP
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-15, 11:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,013
Posted By mlander

So the chainstays just flex? How is fatique...

So the chainstays just flex? How is fatique prevented?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-15, 11:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,013
Posted By mlander

Who in the hell would photograph that bike, but...

Who in the hell would photograph that bike, but not take a pic of the hinge at the bb? Weak.

Also: for a heavier guy (like me) might pay for itself in prevented pinch flats
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-15, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By mlander

For commuting to class I would get a flatbar city...

For commuting to class I would get a flatbar city bike with somewhat fat tires and fenders. Throw some lights on it. You need a workhorse.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-15, 09:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,780
Posted By mlander

I have this exact problem and I NEVER use a bike...

I have this exact problem and I NEVER use a bike computer. However, going hard doesn't ruin the ride for me. It makes me like it more. The problem comes up when I know I should be going easy on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-15, 08:33 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-15, 08:09 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,841
Posted By mlander

I guess he has a point, but "killing itself" is...

I guess he has a point, but "killing itself" is an overstatement.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-15, 07:47 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,851
Posted By mlander

Pass him a $500 gift card to Dairy Queen?

Pass him a $500 gift card to Dairy Queen?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-15, 07:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,590
Posted By mlander

Eh, I say don’t do it because you have bad...

Eh, I say don’t do it because you have bad attitude.You’re a self-described *******, but you talk about it like it’s an afflictionyou cannot change. You should work on that.



People can make...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-15, 02:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,411
Posted By mlander

What kind of bicycle ARE you?

I ride a slick little road bike.

However, if I were a bicycle, I'd be a steel, flat-bar bike from Nashbar in a neutral color. Kinda heavy, kinda cheap, robust, hopefully dependable. Oh, and my...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-14, 02:19 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 16,908
Posted By mlander

Lemonds. I saw the orange one below hanging from...

Lemonds. I saw the orange one below hanging from the ceiling in a bike shop and it stopped me dead in my tracks.



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Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-14, 02:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,289
Posted By mlander

Finally went and knocked out my first century on...

Finally went and knocked out my first century on Sunday, 11/12. I did it solo because I'm cheap.

Worst part: flat tire at mile 13. CO2 inflator blew up in my hand (the screw-on part, not the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-14, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 380,673
Posted By mlander

Crossing over the bridge into Topsail Island, NC....

Crossing over the bridge into Topsail Island, NC.

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Forum: Commuting
09-26-14, 06:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 36,069
Posted By mlander

Well, thread began in May, so not sure if OP is...

Well, thread began in May, so not sure if OP is still interested.

Initial impression: couldn't be happier with this bike for the price. I feel like I got a great value. No surprises.

If...
09-25-14, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4,915
Views: 688,216
Posted By mlander

Very cool video. Reminds me how absolutely HUGE...

Very cool video. Reminds me how absolutely HUGE that city is.
09-25-14, 10:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,644
Posted By mlander

I could not imagine growing up in the impossibly...

I could not imagine growing up in the impossibly harsh spotlight of public opinion, surrounded by mounds of potentially ruinous cash, with an utter diphole for a father. He derserves a little...
09-24-14, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4,574
Views: 698,870
Posted By mlander

OK, I realize this post is well over a year old....

OK, I realize this post is well over a year old. But I just scrolled through this ENTIRE thread (and laughed my ass off) and nobody mentioned the real problem with this thing. It's held to the seat...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-14, 09:09 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 40,406
Posted By mlander

And this is a good thing, right? Ideally you want...

And this is a good thing, right? Ideally you want things to be designed in Italy. That is their specialty. They make things beautiful. Who cares who does the dirty work?
Forum: Commuting
09-22-14, 09:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 36,069
Posted By mlander

Just sold an old bike and used the proceeds to...

Just sold an old bike and used the proceeds to buy the green one with the drop bars. It arrives Wednesday. Can't wait! I'll ride for a while and chime in on quality, etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-14, 01:45 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,426
Posted By mlander

Some of it might have to do with drafting. You...

Some of it might have to do with drafting. You get passed and now it's easier to go a tad faster.

I try to ignore my animal instincts. Sometimes I pass obviously faster riders who are just...
09-16-14, 01:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,035
Posted By mlander

Good post and good advice, thx

Good post and good advice, thx
09-16-14, 10:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,677
Posted By mlander

Went cold-turkey by accident once. Simply forgot...

Went cold-turkey by accident once. Simply forgot my morning cup. I was absolutely crippled with a headache. Made me realize how potent the stuff is.
09-16-14, 09:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,035
Posted By mlander

Why do people care when/how I eat?

We got a catered lunch today for meeting a performance goal. I am not partaking because its a food I tend to overeat and I packed a healthy lunch. My co-workers are LOSING THEIR MINDS over it....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-14, 08:56 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,359
Posted By mlander

Did not know this. Thx - gonna go check it out...

Did not know this. Thx - gonna go check it out now.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-14, 08:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,359
Posted By mlander

I just put my phone in my jersey pocket and check...

I just put my phone in my jersey pocket and check out average speed once done. I enjoy riding MUCH more without looking at a computer. It's more zen.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-14, 08:52 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,359
Posted By mlander

This is a problem that Strava needs to rectify!...

This is a problem that Strava needs to rectify! I'd be KOM on a certain segment but for this. Unless the guy in first really did ride it a 35 mph to my second-best 18 mph.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-14, 01:43 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,110
Posted By mlander

Not sure if I would want that gizmo covered in...

Not sure if I would want that gizmo covered in sweat. Is it waterproof?
Replies: 14
Views: 2,500
Posted By mlander

One that I can drive to. I'll check out the...

One that I can drive to. I'll check out the showroom, do some test-drives and let you know.
08-29-14, 11:22 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,315
Posted By mlander

Great post. I stop eating at 8PM and pick...

Great post.

I stop eating at 8PM and pick it back up at 1PM the next day. I am not too rigid. Yesterday I played volleyball until 8:30, then ate after. No biggie. Also - I totally scrap it on...
08-28-14, 12:37 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,315
Posted By mlander

This is what ultimately made me give it a try....

This is what ultimately made me give it a try. It's a long and involved read:

Precision Nutrition Experiments with Intermittent Fasting Summary...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-14, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,493
Posted By mlander

Back when I was hunting, if I came across that...

Back when I was hunting, if I came across that deal in my size I would have bought it straight away.

A bit of input: it has a shimano crank in a BB30 with a less-than-ideal converter. I had the...
08-28-14, 10:48 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,315
Posted By mlander

IMHO this is rubbish. Please keep in mind, I...

IMHO this is rubbish. Please keep in mind, I threw an "IMHO" in there so I have no burden of proof. I am not a doctor, but neither is your personal trainer acquaintance.

I think this idea is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-14, 10:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,126
Posted By mlander

If exclusivity is what you seek, exclude Ridley...

If exclusivity is what you seek, exclude Ridley from your list. They are sold at Performance Bikes now. The appeal amongst bike snobs is thus instantly undermined.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-14, 10:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,866
Posted By mlander

Darn!

Darn!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-14, 09:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,866
Posted By mlander

Judge At Will, BF! (new gadget)

I think it's nifty. Can't get behind the "TyreZips" though. The video shows the loosest clincher EVER. No way I could get my tire off with a little curved piece of plastic.

New bike pump hides in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-14, 09:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,085
Posted By mlander

Fair enough. I would actuallly prefer to...

Fair enough.

I would actuallly prefer to dig in and fix myself, but then I have to pay for the damned tools.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-14, 09:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,085
Posted By mlander

Again, I was truly curious about a c'dale public...

Again, I was truly curious about a c'dale public acknowledgment and I don't want the thread to drift because there's a lot of bb30 already on the forums, but my bb30 creaks. It infuriates me. For the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-14, 09:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,085
Posted By mlander

The would p me off, no matter about 5 years,...

The would p me off, no matter about 5 years, sleeves, whatever.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-14, 09:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,085
Posted By mlander

I guess I was just specific to c'dale because I...

I guess I was just specific to c'dale because I was under the impression it's their patent, correct?

Maybe I've been in a cocoon and hyper-focusing, but it appears there is a lot of unrest out...
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