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11-28-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By genejockey

Yes, I know. I was just sharing a potentially...

Yes, I know. I was just sharing a potentially humorous anecdote showing that no matter how far you ride, it's almost always possible NOT to lose weight.
11-28-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 250
Posted By genejockey

I tend to eat the same things for breakfast and...

I tend to eat the same things for breakfast and lunch every day - low fat yogurt with some walnuts, which keeps me going till around 1 PM; then a sandwich and an apple, maybe with a Coke, if I'm at...
11-28-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 250
Posted By genejockey

My personal approach is to ride fast on the days...

My personal approach is to ride fast on the days when I don't have much time to ride, and ride far on the days when I do, so that usually works out to 2 x 1 1/2 hour rides during the week and a 4-4...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

That Way, Madness Lies. Besides, only the...

That Way, Madness Lies.

Besides, only the Canyon's rims are even capable of tubelessness.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

I swear, I went TWO YEARS at least without a...

I swear, I went TWO YEARS at least without a flat, and now I've had TWO in the last MONTH!!! Something about this time of year, the sandstone hillsides dry out and start crumbling and you get rocks...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

Can you make out the number on the second one? ...

Can you make out the number on the second one? 40?4, maybe? 4014? 4024?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

Okay, so then by Stupid Logic, Using a tablet =...

Okay, so then by Stupid Logic, Using a tablet = Ohio.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

Low Priced Lithuanian Organist? Let's Play...

Low Priced Lithuanian Organist?

Let's Play Large Onions?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

This morning was nuts. Suffice to say that...

This morning was nuts.

Suffice to say that between Mrs. GeneJockey sorta, kinda quarantining, and a crew showing up to vacuum up the old cotton waste insulation in the attic, and having to do a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

Eating light? What are you, plants?

Eating light? What are you, plants?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

Neighbors down the street tested positive on...

Neighbors down the street tested positive on Saturday. Mrs. GeneJockey goes over to visit there every other day or so, but always masked, distanced, and outdoors. She put together a timeline for...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

Great. It's entirely possible we're too...

Great.

It's entirely possible we're too stupid as a species to last very long.
11-24-20, 02:29 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,915
Posted By genejockey

Exclusively road All 4 bikes are road bikes -...

Exclusively road
All 4 bikes are road bikes - 2 steel, 2 CF
All rides contain several hills 5-6%, 1/2 mile in length, with occasional climbs 7-8% average for 3-4 miles. And the accompanying...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

He showered daily, so it never got to that point,...

He showered daily, so it never got to that point, but yeah.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

I used to have an Aussie friend who, I swear to...

I used to have an Aussie friend who, I swear to god, only cut his hair and trimmed his beard twice a year. I think he was influenced by sheep shearing. Anyway, he didn't trim his moustache or beard...
11-23-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 677
Posted By genejockey

I have to do about 500 feet of climbing just to...

I have to do about 500 feet of climbing just to get to a flat road that doesn't have stop signs every 2 blocks. I actually kinda like it that way.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

Being upholstered in Anglo-Celtic phosphorescent...

Being upholstered in Anglo-Celtic phosphorescent white skin that starts to bubble and smoke in sunlight, like Christoper Lee at the end of many Dracula films, I'm not that big a fan of beaches, at...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,200
Posted By genejockey

I'm curious, though, how many in the pro peloton...

I'm curious, though, how many in the pro peloton still ride 53/39 and 11 or 12-23. I mean, I KNOW they're not riding 52/36 x 11-34 like me, but still.
11-23-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,819
Posted By genejockey

I went through at least 5 saddles before I found...

I went through at least 5 saddles before I found one that was comfortable and didn't cause any urogenital problems even on long rides. Then I bought a bunch of them, because the company (Avocet)...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

I believe, in light of the subject matter being...

I believe, in light of the subject matter being whether New Jersey is actually in New York, that should be "YOUSE knuckleheads"
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

When did it change from Boston Patriots to New...

When did it change from Boston Patriots to New England Patriots? I can't remember.
11-22-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,085
Posted By genejockey

The most I'd get would be a cheap cyclocomputer...

The most I'd get would be a cheap cyclocomputer with a speed sensor. That way, you'll know how far you've gone, and how fast. If you can get a cadence sensor as part of the package, go ahead! But...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

There's a Will Durst joke from back in the 1980s...

There's a Will Durst joke from back in the 1980s - "So I hear Nixon's living in New Jersey.......And they say there's no justice."
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

Yeah, but if you could choose between being...

Yeah, but if you could choose between being associated with New York, or with New Jersey, it's an easy choice.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

Eeewwww.....

Eeewwww.....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,200
Posted By genejockey

My first serious road bike, purchased in 1997,...

My first serious road bike, purchased in 1997, had a 12-23. I've since upgraded it from 8 to 10 speeds, and from the 12-23 to a 12-30. After all, I was only 40 when I bought it, and I'm now 63!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,200
Posted By genejockey

The Endurace might be a better choice, especially...

The Endurace might be a better choice, especially if you've been riding less than a year. I don't know the geometry of the Giant, but the Ultimate will have a fairly low Stack, which may either put...
11-22-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,591
Posted By genejockey

See also ...

See also
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Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

I've never lost miles, but Strava (or Garmin)...

I've never lost miles, but Strava (or Garmin) managed to place me so completely off where I actually was that Strava was completely unable to find any segments for 2 miles of a 4 mile climb. Which...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

Miami to DC is a bit longer yes. But SF to LA is...

Miami to DC is a bit longer yes. But SF to LA is 380 miles. SF to San Diego is 500.
11-21-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,591
Posted By genejockey

Yes, and there were no claims in it that they've...

Yes, and there were no claims in it that they've 'evolved an immunity to beestings'. Beekeepers often DEVELOP (not evolve) tolerance to beestings, by being stung multiple times, and I'd note that the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By genejockey

Okay, so are you saying that the steerer is too...

Okay, so are you saying that the steerer is too long for the headset? Can't you just add spacers between the nuts? That's what the wrench did with my Battaglin, where the steerer was too long for...
11-21-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,591
Posted By genejockey

Citation required. That's not how actual immunity...

Citation required. That's not how actual immunity generally works.

Or evolution, now you mention it.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

I can tell you that when there's a fire or an...

I can tell you that when there's a fire or an earthquake in LA or San Diego, I get friends from Back East asking if I'm okay. That's like there's a fire in Miami and asking if people in DC are...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

Everything East of the Mississippi looks like...

Everything East of the Mississippi looks like East Coast from here. It's like when you're flying West over the US at night and you pass the Mighty Mississippi, and suddenly the lights grow really...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

Nah. I wasn't referring to your comment or the 5...

Nah. I wasn't referring to your comment or the 5 days in a row.

I meant that training advice that one hears everywhere that Z3 and Z4 are "No Man's Land", and to be avoided. But hills aren't no...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

(insert cute little girl "Why Not Both?" meme...

(insert cute little girl "Why Not Both?" meme here)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

It would be impossible to keep my HR in Z1 or Z2...

It would be impossible to keep my HR in Z1 or Z2 and get anywhere. Just getting to where the riding gets good is 7 miles and about 500 total feet of climbing, with 3 stretches of about 6% for about...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

As an aside, who decided you should either be in...

As an aside, who decided you should either be in Z2 or Z5? Most of the gains I've made this year were made while going hard every ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

Honestly. Z2 is boring. Z3 and Z4 is where the...

Honestly. Z2 is boring. Z3 and Z4 is where the fun starts.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

Nice! Is that the Highway One bar?

Nice! Is that the Highway One bar?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By genejockey

Adding another 5mm of spacers won't make your...

Adding another 5mm of spacers won't make your steerer any longer, and that's what matters for the stem. Add another 5mm of spacers and maybe the top nut of the spacer won't even thread on, let alone...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

I won't even try!

I won't even try!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

Cycling CONtent or Cycling conTENT, because if...

Cycling CONtent or Cycling conTENT, because if I'd managed >100 miles in the last 7 days I'd be pretty conTENT.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

I'm reasonably certain there's a ban on porn here.

I'm reasonably certain there's a ban on porn here.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

There's a Dunkin' Donuts in the same place as the...

There's a Dunkin' Donuts in the same place as the Popeyes in South City (South San Francisco). Maybe I should try them. But not till Spring when I'm riding more again! Winter is a terrible time to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

Way back in May, I got a bee in my bonnet to buy...

Way back in May, I got a bee in my bonnet to buy a late 90s/early 2000s Litespeed Ultimate frame - or whole bike - and build it up. I hadn't decided on a groupset. I scoured Ebay and Craigslist, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

Years ago, I saw a listing on Ebay, for a...

Years ago, I saw a listing on Ebay, for a Hamilton wristwatch for $3000. There was only one picture, taken from so far away you could barely see the watch, and blurry. It seemed so odd, I checked...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

My will power is like a light switch - I can...

My will power is like a light switch - I can either not eat something AT ALL, or eat too much of it. That's why I practice all my will power in shopping rather than at home. If there are donuts in...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6,815
Views: 96,730
Posted By genejockey

Went for a ride this morning and it was COLD!! ...

Went for a ride this morning and it was COLD!! 45 at the house when I rolled out, but got down to 39 along the creek (that's 7 and 4, for you Celsius types). I was wishing I'd worn more, but then I...
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