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09-13-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,557
Posted By GAtkins

You will likely spin out a 40-11 and a 40-42 is...

You will likely spin out a 40-11 and a 40-42 is not that low of a gear ratio.

Glenn
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,302
Posted By GAtkins

You do realize that you're in a nut-house...

You do realize that you're in a nut-house rehabilitation facility for bicycle addicts who have been unsuccessful in their treatment, right?:roflmao:

Hard to argue with N+1 if its not a burden...
09-02-20, 09:04 AM
08-25-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,686
Posted By GAtkins

I agree with the above; seat too high and too far...

I agree with the above; seat too high and too far back.

Glenn
08-25-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,063
Posted By GAtkins

I know it's tough my friend. Sorry for your...

I know it's tough my friend. Sorry for your loss.

Glenn
08-22-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,681
Posted By GAtkins

I wave every time...some sort of recognition...a...

I wave every time...some sort of recognition...a wave (hand off the bar and down about 45 degrees, similar to motorcycle riders), fingers off the bars, head nod, depending on conditions, speed,...
08-20-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,691
Posted By GAtkins

No.

No.
08-18-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,342
Posted By GAtkins

Always. I wear my Rx sunglasses. The other...

Always. I wear my Rx sunglasses.

The other OCD thing I do is lower my head as a dumptruck, work trailer, or something similar is approaching from the other direction. Don't want to get hit in...
08-16-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,423
Posted By GAtkins

She's gonna want the Prada shoes whether you buy...

She's gonna want the Prada shoes whether you buy the bike or not.

Glenn
08-16-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,423
Posted By GAtkins

What a way to go! Get her 2 Prada bags. ...

What a way to go! Get her 2 Prada bags.

Glenn
08-14-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,137
Posted By GAtkins

There are some bikes you date, and some bikes you...

There are some bikes you date, and some bikes you marry. :) Get the one that you want.

Glenn
08-12-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By GAtkins

There is no way on God's green earth that you...

There is no way on God's green earth that you don't know that your cargo has shifted like that. And such a small fine, JHC.

Glenn
08-11-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,910
Posted By GAtkins

Buy once, cry once. Glenn

Buy once, cry once.

Glenn
08-07-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,060
Posted By GAtkins

This helped me in the past. I wear a cycling...

This helped me in the past. I wear a cycling glove one size larger than I do for normal gloves. I normally wear a large glove, but for cycling I wear an XL.

Glenn
08-04-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,854
Posted By GAtkins

I had forgotten about the fisherman tales. I...

I had forgotten about the fisherman tales. I think I'm gonna blame it on Garmin. They suffer a lot a grief anyway:) Maybe it had something to do with the recent hack. That's it!

Glenn
08-04-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,854
Posted By GAtkins

I Am An Idiot - Did 60 Miles On Saturday - But No Metric Century

All,

I'm an idiot. Did 60 miles on Saturday, got back close to home and just pulled into the driveway. I had it in the back of my head that a metric century was 67 miles or so, only to find out...
08-04-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By GAtkins

Thank you. Makes sense....I worked at furniture...

Thank you. Makes sense....I worked at furniture store a hundred years ago when I was a kid and all the prices were hand marked on a hang-tag. Our cost on a particular item was written as "Don't be...
07-31-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 836
Posted By GAtkins

MEK is great but, as you know, be careful with...

MEK is great but, as you know, be careful with it. It will literally "weld" certain plastics together. I use it for certain vintage fountain pen repairs. Agreed, stronger than acetone. Not sure...
07-31-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 635
Posted By GAtkins

That is definitely some low hanging "fruit"...I'm...

That is definitely some low hanging "fruit"...I'm glad it's Friday...if it doesn't rain, even better...

Glenn
07-30-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By GAtkins

Indeed, I've got velcro instead of laces and I...

Indeed, I've got velcro instead of laces and I just barely snug them up, not tight in any sense, except that they stay on my feet. That, a custom insole, and a 2 degree cleat wedge removed all the...
07-30-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 484
Posted By GAtkins

If I understand this correctly, and someone...

If I understand this correctly, and someone correct me if I'm wrong please,...

As an example, if you had a 34t chain ring up front and a 34t cog in the back, that would be a one-to-one gear ratio,...
07-30-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By GAtkins

And maybe a size larger than you normally wear...

And maybe a size larger than you normally wear for a regular shoe.
12-29-19, 11:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,623
Posted By GAtkins

Thanks for the kind comment, much appreciated. ...

Thanks for the kind comment, much appreciated. Actually I have been thinking about getting a trainer and Zwift or something similar. I've got the room in the garage for it and it would be an ideal...
12-29-19, 10:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,623
Posted By GAtkins

The Hardest Part For Me Is Getting Out The Garage Door

I'm a clyde. 56yoa, 280lbs, down from 340lbs in July. Today it was approx. 40F with a 14mph wind. I did 32 miles today. I've done 1,250 miles since mid July, after having been off the bike for 10...
11-20-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,979
Posted By GAtkins

Annoying. Glenn

Annoying.

Glenn
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,564
Posted By GAtkins

Those are exactly the ones I use, I think from an...

Those are exactly the ones I use, I think from an earlier post in which you recommended them.

I my particular case with the little toe issue, the main fix was the 2 degree shim.

Glenn
11-03-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,029
Posted By GAtkins

Not to high jack the thread further, but...

Not to high jack the thread further, but sometimes non-diabetic neuropathy can be caused by a Vitamin B12 deficiency. I know - I've got it. Many sympathies to you guys.

Glenn
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