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Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-18, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,675
Posted By RIRview

Any brand that make bibs for tall, skinny guys?

I'm a hybrid LOL. 6'02' and weigh 165. I don't fit into any of the sizing charts on any of the major cycling clothing websites.

With my weight and waist size, I should buy a medium. With my...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-18, 10:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,361
Posted By RIRview

Touche! (Actually, RIR are my initials).

Touche!

(Actually, RIR are my initials).
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-18, 09:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,361
Posted By RIRview

See-through bike shorts :-0

Yesterday I was on a ride with my club. After our coffee stop, two of my fellow riders quietly approached me and said that when the sun was behind us, "We could clearly see your butt crack."
...
02-10-18, 03:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,547
Posted By RIRview

The course is two blocks from my home :-) ...

The course is two blocks from my home :-)


https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1Z3ltVhQqwM55LoA5M120V03WaQLAS04k&ll=33.765723209689305%2C-118.16924900000004&z=15
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-15, 02:33 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 11,093
Posted By RIRview

When I'm travelling, I like to visit a LBS and...

When I'm travelling, I like to visit a LBS and get one of their jerseys as a "wearable souvenir." Makes things interesting when I'm riding in Southern California and wearing a jersey from a shop in...
07-25-15, 09:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,330
Posted By RIRview

That's what I figured. Quintana would never be...

That's what I figured. Quintana would never be able to compete with Froome on the flats.
07-25-15, 09:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,330
Posted By RIRview

Why do they say "XX has won the Tour de France" when there's the final stage to go?

I was watching today's climb, and the race was pretty dramatic. (I won't give it away for anyone who didn't watch it live).

BUT--on the final day, is there a gentlemen's agreement that the holder...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-15, 08:58 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 15,216
Posted By RIRview

I feel your pain--literally. My issue is also on...

I feel your pain--literally. My issue is also on the left side, in the same location you describe. Just like you: Multiple saddles, Retul bike fit, chamois cream, Bag Balm, tea tree oil, zinc oxide...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-15, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,569
Posted By RIRview

Wow, sure glad I decided to read this thread...

Wow, sure glad I decided to read this thread while eating lunch :eek:

Anyway, I was having saddle sore issues, and had tried all the recommendations:

* Hydrocortisone cream
* Topical...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-15, 12:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,690
Posted By RIRview

Difficult to make eye contact when everyone is...

Difficult to make eye contact when everyone is wearing sunglasses.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-15, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,436
Posted By RIRview

I'm 6-02, 160 lbs and I wear medium Voler shorts....

I'm 6-02, 160 lbs and I wear medium Voler shorts. I tried the large, and although I liked the length in the legs the crotch area was too baggy.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-15, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By RIRview

* My bike is a Domane Six Series * I was in the...

* My bike is a Domane Six Series
* I was in the big ring
* I have the integrated Duo Trap sensor, so it isn't near the spokes.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-15, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By RIRview

Any idea what this noise is? (video attached)

I finally have proof that the noises I'm hearing aren't just in my head LOL.

I was spinning the pedal while my bike was on the workstand, and you can clearly hear a clicking sound. What was...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-15, 03:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,677
Posted By RIRview

450236

450236
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-15, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,707
Posted By RIRview

I figure I'll just keep riding. Either the noise...

I figure I'll just keep riding. Either the noise will go away, or get more frequent--in which case it will be easier to diagnose.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-15, 01:13 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,886
Posted By RIRview

How much less could you care?

How much less could you care?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-15, 12:21 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,886
Posted By RIRview

Speaking as a journalist myself, I agree--very...

Speaking as a journalist myself, I agree--very fair, balanced and well-written piece.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-15, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,707
Posted By RIRview

That intermittent clicking/ticking sound that drives you nuts.

You know the one...it's not a regular or rhythmic sound that would easily be diagnosed. Nope--this comes and goes seemingly at random.

And the best part--as soon as you walk in the door of your...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-15, 02:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,122
Posted By RIRview

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-15, 01:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,122
Posted By RIRview

Very sharp and stealthy....would be even more so...

Very sharp and stealthy....would be even more so if you ditch the saddlebag ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-15, 01:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,122
Posted By RIRview

Holy jeez! How tall are you??

Holy jeez! How tall are you??
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-15, 09:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,122
Posted By RIRview

Can't go wrong with yellow and black ;-) ...

Can't go wrong with yellow and black ;-)

447047
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-15, 09:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,122
Posted By RIRview

It is very distinctive and stands out in a sea of...

It is very distinctive and stands out in a sea of black or white bikes...I get lots of comments wherever I go.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-15, 05:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,122
Posted By RIRview

Family Portrait.

Yellow and black is so...badass.

447022
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-15, 11:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,766
Posted By RIRview

I have this headlight--different brand but same...

I have this headlight--different brand but same principle: Rubber strap for quick on/off. That way I only have my lights on the bike when they're actually needed, as opposed to a semi-permanent...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-15, 11:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,955
Posted By RIRview

Judging by the handlebar setup, the guy's been...

Judging by the handlebar setup, the guy's been watching too many reruns of "Easy Rider."
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-15, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,766
Posted By RIRview

Here's what I use...flexible soft rubber straps...

Here's what I use...flexible soft rubber straps that conform to any seat post:

https://www.serfas.com/products/view/669/
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-15, 09:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,335
Posted By RIRview

In addition to head a head and tail light, I have...

In addition to head a head and tail light, I have reflective ankle bands. It's a backup should the battery on my taillight die, plus reflectors in motion really capture attention from a 360 degree...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-15, 09:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,328
Posted By RIRview

Rode this morning for the first time in two...

Rode this morning for the first time in two weeks--good, brisk 25-mile ride before work. Based on another hint I found online, I used a small amount of Preparation H on the affected area before...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-15, 05:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,328
Posted By RIRview

Haven't try item #2...

Haven't try item #2 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) ...I'll give it a go! Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-15, 05:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,328
Posted By RIRview

Of course! I also have a centrifugal clothing...

Of course! I also have a centrifugal clothing spinner that gets most of the water out, so they air-dry pretty quickly.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-15, 04:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,328
Posted By RIRview

Your memory is good! One big problem is...

Your memory is good!

One big problem is that I live in an apartment complex with only a single washer. I think I will try putting my bibs in a basin with a little laundry soap, and then using HOT...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-15, 03:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,328
Posted By RIRview

Update on the @$%&! saddle sores issue.

Saw my dermatologist today for unrelated stuff and I had him take a look. He confirmed that they are healing up nicely, as I knew because I've been looking at the little buggers in the mirror. He...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-15, 11:59 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,229
Posted By RIRview

LOL...I made the appointment a while ago for an...

LOL...I made the appointment a while ago for an unrelated issue--to take care of precancerous sun damage. Another occupational hazard of this sport that we love.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-15, 11:57 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,229
Posted By RIRview

That might be the one area I've missed. After I...

That might be the one area I've missed. After I ride, I wash my shorts/bibs in the shower with me, using hot water and soap, because I live in an apartment building with only one washer. I then put...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-15, 11:25 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,229
Posted By RIRview

At this point I've tried all the obvious...

At this point I've tried all the obvious solutions (bike fit, new clothing, new saddles) so I'm leaning towards a medical issue. I have the appointment with my dermatologist on April 1, so I'll see...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-15, 10:48 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,229
Posted By RIRview

Depression seems to be working pretty well.

Depression seems to be working pretty well.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-15, 09:48 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,229
Posted By RIRview

What's going on with you?

What's going on with you?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-15, 03:52 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,229
Posted By RIRview

I rode on New Year's Day, and it was 42F at 8:00...

I rode on New Year's Day, and it was 42F at 8:00 am. Doing 18 MPH with that air temp, it was cold for a SoCal boy!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-15, 03:37 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,229
Posted By RIRview

Even more depressing is that the weather is...

Even more depressing is that the weather is turning really nice and I can't ride. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-15, 11:47 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,229
Posted By RIRview

I call them saddle "sores" but they're more like...

I call them saddle "sores" but they're more like the cysts you describe.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-15, 11:41 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,229
Posted By RIRview

I'm going to see what my dermatologist says, but...

I'm going to see what my dermatologist says, but since I've tried different clothing and saddle combinations, and the issue will go away and then flare up again I'm leaning towards a medical rather...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-15, 10:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,229
Posted By RIRview

Not to be gross, but since you asked...they are...

Not to be gross, but since you asked...they are in the perineal area. Not be be even grosser, but I bought a little makeup mirror to see what the hell was going on "down there," and they look just...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-15, 10:32 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,229
Posted By RIRview

I was wearing shorts that I'd been using for...

I was wearing shorts that I'd been using for quite some time, and the padding was getting worn. I'd be riding a feel a pinching sensation, as if the padding was bunching and causing pressure points....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-15, 10:25 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,229
Posted By RIRview

"I'm seeing my dermatologist in a couple of weeks...

"I'm seeing my dermatologist in a couple of weeks for unrelated issues, and I'm going to have him take a look and see if he has any words of wisdom."
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-15, 10:24 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,229
Posted By RIRview

I've actually thought about that LOL

I've actually thought about that LOL
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-15, 09:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,229
Posted By RIRview

So frustrated I'm (almost) considering giving up cycling.

I put the word "almost" in ( ) because I'm still hopeful a solution can be found.

The problem is probably the two most dreaded words a cyclist can hear: Saddle sores.

After riding for...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-15, 03:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,153
Posted By RIRview

No doubt comes complete with this bib number: ...

No doubt comes complete with this bib number:

438735
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-15, 07:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 812
Posted By RIRview

Strangers who have been there and done that....

Strangers who have been there and done that. That's pretty much the theme of every thread here. People asking for--and getting advice.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-15, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 812
Posted By RIRview

A word from someone who had the same idea...I was...

A word from someone who had the same idea...I was the one who started this thread:

http://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/991740-riding-while-sort-sick.html#post17511734
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