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Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,010
Posted By JohnJ80

I'm in Minnesota so if I didn't ride when it was...

I'm in Minnesota so if I didn't ride when it was cold, that would knock out of a number of months I could ride. I typically will be on the road bike starting in the middle of March and continue on...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,622
Posted By woodcraft

Or the question could be stated: is it...

Or the question could be stated:

is it normal for amateurs have their saddles too high?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,430
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,094
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Your fit looks perfect. The only thing I see...

Your fit looks perfect. The only thing I see wrong is No Helmet! Yes, the helmet police are onto you.

The only issue with your bar/brifter placement is the way the bars are bent/built. Doesn't...
04-26-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 718,672
Posted By bigd777

Aug 9 2020 my weight was 288 now I'm down two 183

Aug 9 2020 my weight was 288 now I'm down two 183
03-08-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,542
Posted By bruce19

Depends on what you like but I use the Italian...

Depends on what you like but I use the Italian Road Bike mirror.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSzyYPBhGEQ
02-28-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,636
Posted By jlaw

Ok - since you're wondering - I don't understand...

Ok - since you're wondering - I don't understand how people can ride bikes year-round without getting bored-to-tears.

Winter is interesting and fun where I live, and it provides a nice break...
02-23-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,636
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I would live where I live now. Great road riding...

I would live where I live now. Great road riding right from the end of our driveway, amazing mtb trails from the back yard (and we have a little trail network on our property that links to some...
02-05-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,292
Posted By Emilio700

Weight management from an experienced racer

A few bits of advice, based on personal experience. My background: Racing for 30 years, 57 years old last week. In 2019 I was 2nd or 3rd at Master Marathon XC, road race, XC and cyclocross nationals....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 760,291
Posted By jbasirico

SIS Beta Fuel

Amazon Lightning Sale on SIS Beta Fuel packets from $36 for 12 down to $12 for 12.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,334
Posted By 2manybikes

I put an Ultegra cassette on my Dura-Ace bike,...

I put an Ultegra cassette on my Dura-Ace bike, and put the Dura ace lock ring on it so it looks like DA.
Forum: Touring
10-29-19, 04:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,049
Posted By staehpj1

These two things are both important to be said...

These two things are both important to be said and often overlooked.

I have seen a lot of terrible setups where folks wind up with locked elbows and arms that look like they are pushing the bars...
Replies: 115
Views: 13,205
Posted By rhm

New Jersey Randonneurs has something new on the...

New Jersey Randonneurs has something new on the calendar, a New York - Montreal - New York 1200k, August 2 - 5:

https://www.njrandonneurs.org/ny-m-ny-1200k.html
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,242
Posted By rubiksoval

You didn't bonk; you're just not in shape for...

You didn't bonk; you're just not in shape for that type of activity. The cramping was also likely due to that rather than hydration. Keep plugging away and you'll be able to handle it better in the...
Replies: 9
Views: 2,233
Posted By samkl

PBP ride report (long)

It’s been a month, almost, which has given my brain enough time to process the insanity that was PBP. I don’t mean that in a derogatory way—yes, some of the insanity was bad, but some of it was good,...
Forum: Foo
09-10-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,294
Posted By RGMN

Not quite. 505.00/505.01 does not superseded...

Not quite. 505.00/505.01 does not superseded 502.00, but is a different VW oil standard (https://www.oilspecifications.org/articles/vw_motor_oil_specifications_explained.php). Depending on use it may...
Forum: Foo
09-07-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,294
Posted By StupidlyBrave

I used to have two b4s. One wagon and one sedan,...

I used to have two b4s. One wagon and one sedan, both vr6/5speed. They did make b4 diesels and those were highly sought after.

https://i.imgur.com/11BLh5U.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,342
Posted By colnago62

I learned to ride pace lines at the velodrome....

I learned to ride pace lines at the velodrome. The pace would start out slow and each lap the pace would go up 2 miles an hour, usually half lap pulls (400 meter track). The idea was to keep the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,342
Posted By Jack Tone

Went for a group ride last weekend. Mixed group...

Went for a group ride last weekend. Mixed group of men and women and different abilities. Usually 15 to 16 average speed. Two racers showed up and decided we'd practice pace lines. Their choice was...
08-21-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,736
Posted By mpetry912

here's a pic of my clean, well organized shop ...

here's a pic of my clean, well organized shop

Mark Petry
Bainbridge Island, WA USA
...
08-20-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,337
Posted By Hiro11

It sucks that your sole detatched like that, but...

It sucks that your sole detatched like that, but those look like low end tri shoes from several years ago. I think it's a stretch to damn a whole brand because of your experience here.

I've found...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,230
Posted By noodle soup

That's exactly what I'm thinking. Do some...

That's exactly what I'm thinking.

Do some research, maybe pay for a fit(on a bike that you think is ideal), and do some more research on finding a bike that fits now. Don't spend a ton of money on...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,230
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I would probably get an acceptable used bike at...

I would probably get an acceptable used bike at this point, not too expensive. After you've been riding it a while, assuming you get the bug, you'll want to upgrade (no matter what bike you get now)...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,230
Posted By noodle soup

Well, I see your point, but I ride 11k-14k miles...

Well, I see your point, but I ride 11k-14k miles a year, and recently did a 103 mile ride, with 2 friends, in 4:34

fit is very important, and as you can see from my bike, it’s not an upright...
07-23-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By Gresp15C

I used a hacksaw and got it as square as I could,...

I used a hacksaw and got it as square as I could, then cleaned it up with a file. Nobody will ever see it.
Replies: 34
Views: 6,615
Posted By rhm

The funny thing about that headwind, though, was...

The funny thing about that headwind, though, was that it felt good. On nice roads, and there were a lot of nice roads, the wind kept me cool, though it was hard work, and slowed me down.

Around 6...
Replies: 34
Views: 6,615
Posted By rhm

Okay, so I did LOL again as planned. Another...

Okay, so I did LOL again as planned. Another rider offered me a ride, which was just what I wanted. Alas it turned out I had to go to Ithaca for work anyway, so I rented a beast of a car (Ford flex)...
07-16-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,386
Posted By Synack42

Counting calories and cycling really does work...

Just need to share... Around April last year I weighed just over 330 lbs. Started to notice diabetic symptoms and the doctor confirmed I was type 2. Ended up with three different prescriptions...
06-28-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,795
Views: 636,523
Posted By big chainring

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'77 Raleigh Super Course. Along the ropes at Ed Rudolf Velodrome,...
06-27-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2,795
Views: 636,523
Posted By Trikin'

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Forum: Foo
06-20-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9,037
Views: 1,012,240
Posted By 308jerry

We don't know for sure, he may have been...

We don't know for sure, he may have been measuring his sit bones. For a new saddle. Bwahaha
05-31-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,288
Posted By chas58

It rather depends on your priorities. With...

It rather depends on your priorities.

With two wheel sets, I use a 32mm slick for the riding you are describing. I want light, fast, and good cornering. I'm not riding them in crappy conditions....
04-28-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,736
Posted By iab

Woodshop bench, I don't have a picture of the...

Woodshop bench, I don't have a picture of the metalshop bench.

Custom. 42" tall. 2x4 construction. Top is 3 layers of MDF. Flat, solid, cheap - pick all 3. Built in router table.
...
04-26-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,974
Posted By DrIsotope

I always just assume that people who claim "15-20...

I always just assume that people who claim "15-20 years" out of a pair of pedals ride perhaps 1,000 miles a year-- unless we're talking SPD-SL type, with the big plastic triangle. The cleats wear...
04-26-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,974
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Yup. CB's have a reputation for this. They're...

Yup. CB's have a reputation for this. They're great at mud shedding and a good CX race-day pedal....but long-term, well your bin of shot pedals is only anomalous for how long you've stuck it out with...
04-25-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,781
Posted By rosefarts

White Rim Trail, unsupported, in a day, on a CX bike.

I get an idea and I usually have to follow through. It's a disorder.

For those that don't know, the white rim trail is a 100 mile jeep trail that circumnavigates much of Utah's Canyonlands Natl...
Replies: 23
Views: 3,262
Posted By joewein

https://ridewithgps.com/trips/full/33821513.png ...

https://ridewithgps.com/trips/full/33821513.png
https://ridewithgps.com/trips/33821513/elevation_profile

We successfully finished the ride and covered 366 km in 24 hours with the entire 4 person...
Forum: Northeast
10-27-13, 06:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,677
Posted By Steve B.

Duchess Rail Trail ride today

Ah !, finally made the trip up from LI. Joined by a Westchester buddy, rode from the southern terminus in Hopewell Junction to a bit past the Walkway over the Hudson Bridge and into Orange County.
...
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