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Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-15, 06:50 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 9,003
Posted By squatchy

Alright,,, cool. I didn't mean it in any negative...

Alright,,, cool. I didn't mean it in any negative way. What made me mad was you asked if I had ever ridden a steel bike. I started the post to see how many on the 41 were steel lovers. Were all goo :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-15, 08:02 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 9,003
Posted By squatchy

Really dude? Can you read? What is in the line...

Really dude? Can you read? What is in the line you quoted from my post about a Tommasinni? I also own a Merckx Zero-uno. I ride steel all the time. I have 2 S-works and I ride my steel bikes just as...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-15, 06:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,130
Posted By squatchy

I got pneumonia while living in Hawaii. My lung...

I got pneumonia while living in Hawaii. My lung collapsed. I didn't ride back then. I easily understood how older people could die from pneumonia. I would say push back but not to hard as to cause...
04-14-15, 06:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,131
Posted By squatchy

I didn't start until I was 52. Yea, I rode a bike...

I didn't start until I was 52. Yea, I rode a bike before I got my drivers licence. After that , never. I now ride about 5k a summer. Still old and fat but I'm in better condition and still working on...
03-12-15, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,410
Posted By squatchy

We used to do neck training in school way back...

We used to do neck training in school way back when. Be prepared to not be able to turn your head at the neck for weeks. You will have to turn your entire upper half around as your neck will seem...
Replies: 20
Views: 2,720
Posted By squatchy

That's not a lot of climbing. I think you will do...

That's not a lot of climbing. I think you will do fine. Your but might not like sitting as long as that will take so I would start spending more hours on your road bike per sesion.
10-19-14, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,014
Posted By squatchy

He Jeff It's not my bike. I just posted it...

He Jeff

It's not my bike. I just posted it because I have never seen one so tall and figured if anyone could actually ride that tall of a bike it woulod be hard for them to find one as well
10-19-14, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,014
Posted By squatchy

Super Tall Road bike on CL

69 CM Raleigh Men's 12 Speeds Road Bike (http://denver.craigslist.org/bik/4700310459.html)
10-18-14, 07:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,023
Posted By squatchy

I haven't weighed that since I was in 10th grade....

I haven't weighed that since I was in 10th grade. I should also say I wasn't able to even able try to get in my second 20 minute test. Wouldn't I also lose a lot of power by loosing so much weight?...
10-18-14, 06:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,572
Posted By squatchy

I weigh 260 and ride on 23 rims with 25 rubber...

I weigh 260 and ride on 23 rims with 25 rubber (Conti 400 s ) and I might only flat once every 5000 miles. Once a summer. I do have nice places to ride with good surfaces and not much glass and goat...
10-18-14, 06:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,023
Posted By squatchy

I have no idea what kind of power I create. I am...

I have no idea what kind of power I create. I am 6'3" and weigh 260 now and 240 in best case conditions. I think I do pretty good for a fat old man who just started 3 years ago. I wonder if you would...
10-18-14, 05:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,023
Posted By squatchy

Colories spent. I many times have numbers around...

Colories spent. I many times have numbers around 3500 for a 50 mile SS ride in 3 hours. Sometimes more.

I forgot to add that may have 1200 to 2000 ft of vertical gain
10-18-14, 05:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,023
Posted By squatchy

Question for you guys with Power meters

I haven't purchased one yet but am planning this next spring.

My questions is this>>>>> I have a Garmin 500 that I use now to train with. I cheack my calories burnt every ride. I have read you...
10-17-14, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,445
Posted By squatchy

Your power to weight ratio needs to improve. You...

Your power to weight ratio needs to improve. You can't really lose any weight to change that so it means you need a wider base as well as some strength training. Some say weight training doesn't...
10-17-14, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,202
Posted By squatchy

This !!!!!! read "Base training for...

This !!!!!! read "Base training for cyclist"
10-17-14, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 827
Posted By squatchy

Udration has a part to play. You do realize you...

Udration has a part to play. You do realize you use different gasoline to operate in each zone right. And each tank is different. Zone 2 is using fat as energy. When you switch up to zone 4 you need...
10-17-14, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,975
Posted By squatchy

My GF has a Cycleops 400 Pro. I think best price...

My GF has a Cycleops 400 Pro. I think best price was at Competitive Cyclist. I feel bad. We never use it
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-14, 05:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,171
Posted By squatchy

Yes that is what I mean. As someone training to...

Yes that is what I mean. As someone training to ride better were told to eat 300 calories an hour. Simple sugars and eat huge portions of carbs after a training ride to replenish the carbs spent in...
10-15-14, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By squatchy

In desperate need of advice please

Alright

So at one time I was a very fit athlete. After having some severe chronic pain/chronic structural issues that compromised my mobility for 25 years I found myself fat and obese.

That...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-14, 08:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,171
Posted By squatchy

I can't blend endurance training with metabolic syndrome,,, help please

Alright

So at one time I was a very fit athlete. After having some severe chronic pain/chronic structural issues that compromised my mobility for 25 years I found myself fat and obese.

That...
10-15-14, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 960
Posted By squatchy

Blending performance training and metabolic syndrome adherance doesn't jive well,,,,

Alright

So at one time I was a very fit athlete. After having some severe chronic pain/chronic structural issues that compromised my mobility for 25 years I found myself fat and obese.

That...
10-01-14, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By squatchy

So did I get the sequence right?

So did I get the sequence right?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-14, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By squatchy

Hi all. Last year we did do the Dead Horse...

Hi all.

Last year we did do the Dead Horse point from town out and back. We also did the Le Salle loop. That had some super steep pitches and was a long ass ride, mostly due to the heat I think....
10-01-14, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By squatchy

trueing wheel questions

Hi

I have a question in regards to timing. What I mean by that is this.

I had to replace 6 spokes on my rear wheel because my chain jumped of the casset to the inside and scratched up a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-14, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By squatchy

Canyon Lands / Arches National monument questions ???

So I'm heading to Moab this weekend after I ride The Tour de Moon. I went last year at the same time but the Parks were all closed because of the Govn't shut down. We still had great places to ride...
09-29-14, 10:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,125
Posted By squatchy

I just totally love my Corsa-01. I'm not sure if...

I just totally love my Corsa-01. I'm not sure if it's true or not but I was told that it is a very rare model and hard to come by. It is all you could ever want from a bike for sure!!!
09-19-14, 09:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,156
Posted By squatchy

I have a Merckx with that headset. Do you think...

I have a Merckx with that headset. Do you think it was original or an add on? Do you know where I could find another one? Where they made to allow a shorter quill stem. It seems to ack as an...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-14, 08:52 AM
Replies: 740
Views: 128,593
Posted By squatchy

I have a corsair exactly like yours in 63cm. I...

I have a corsair exactly like yours in 63cm. I just love it to no end. One of my favorites for sure
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-14, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By squatchy

I have had great wheels built by...

I have had great wheels built by Wheelbuilder.com. I know they make tons of wheelsets you see in the Grand Tours
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-14, 03:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,411
Posted By squatchy

I probably tried 6-7 different saddles when I got...

I probably tried 6-7 different saddles when I got started a few years ago. All 143 according to the Spech tool. I bought a fit in the same shop and my fitter used the same machine and he said I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-14, 02:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,200
Posted By squatchy

Hi Campag :) I didn't exactly mean to say...

Hi Campag :)


I didn't exactly mean to say that there is zero difference in my Modern vs steel bikes. What I didn't say very well is that there is such a small ride quality difference between my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-14, 07:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,200
Posted By squatchy

I might also go on record and say that my top...

I might also go on record and say that my top shelf steel bikes seem to lack nothing at all when compaired to my top shelf plastic bikes :) Sure a couple pounds of weight difference at most but that...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-14, 07:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,200
Posted By squatchy

I think it's odd that this type of thred doesn't...

I think it's odd that this type of thred doesn't seem to take into account wheelsets as much as I think it would/should. Maybe my weight has something to do with it. I can imagine a sub 175 lb rider...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-14, 06:44 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 7,597
Posted By squatchy

I just realized if I wanted to I coulod ride nest...

I just realized if I wanted to I coulod ride nest to the river on a MUP and bypass completely the light I mentioned in above
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-14, 06:42 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 7,597
Posted By squatchy

I can ride 100 miles and cross only 2 stoplights....

I can ride 100 miles and cross only 2 stoplights. One I will always stop if it's red and the other is 50/50 weither I stop or not. For that matter I could ride on the same route and do 200 miles in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-14, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,170
Posted By squatchy

I get it LOL. I misunderstood what you were...

I get it LOL. I misunderstood what you were saying. I'm sure we all buy when a good deal comes along and store them. I thought you were trying to tell us you had gotten that many miles on a single...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-14, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,170
Posted By squatchy

I can't believe you have 40,000 miles on your...

I can't believe you have 40,000 miles on your tires. I call it BS
08-16-14, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 713
Posted By squatchy

Thanks guys for your imput. I was in a LBS today...

Thanks guys for your imput. I was in a LBS today for something and started talking to the mechanic about my Tommasini and he was the one who told me a carbon fork would make it "way better" in...
08-16-14, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 713
Posted By squatchy

Columbus Air vs Carbon

Hi

I was wondering about how much difference the ride quality is between these two types of forks on the same steel bike. I have been considering putting a carbon fork on my Tommasini and Merckx...
Replies: 0
Views: 428
Posted By squatchy

Tell me how you like your DE Bernardi

So, I'm çonsidering getting my GF another bike. I found a really sweet DE Bernardi in great shape for a super price. I wanted to get some reviews first. I don't know what model it is, it doesn't say.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-14, 11:38 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,947
Posted By squatchy

Bottom line is you still can never do more than...

Bottom line is you still can never do more than what your genetic code is. I don't care if a person triples his VOX max, that only shows us that his starting place was that far away from his...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-14, 04:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,696
Posted By squatchy

I know buying used bikes on Cl isn't for...

I know buying used bikes on Cl isn't for everyone. But, if your comfortable you can get twice the bike buying used as you do buying new. Tons of people buy new bikes and stop riding in thier first...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-14, 04:13 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,947
Posted By squatchy

For 99% of the entire world all the training in...

For 99% of the entire world all the training in the world wouldn't even make you a water boy in the Peleton. It's so much more than training. Every one of those guys, or for that matter, any persons...
08-10-14, 04:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,694
Posted By squatchy

Funniest cycling quotes from the lady in your life!

So we are going back to do some road riding in Moab again this fall after we finish The Tour of the Moon. Last year we did the same and had a blast. On longer rides it's a long way away from water...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-14, 03:46 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,611
Posted By squatchy

I have got to get me one of those!!!!! Can...

I have got to get me one of those!!!!!
Can you tell me how much it weighs??
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-14, 11:25 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,917
Posted By squatchy

He obviously doesn't really want to learn...

He obviously doesn't really want to learn anything. He comes back to argue his point over and over. That's the definition of stupid if you ask me. Some people are so stupid they don't even know...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-14, 11:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,596
Posted By squatchy

I had planned on doing a double century in one...

I had planned on doing a double century in one day and also do a 5 hour century but I have been battling injuries and working so much that I had to move my goals on to next year. I have however...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-14, 10:52 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,611
Posted By squatchy

I forgot to say there are many very nice bikes in...

I forgot to say there are many very nice bikes in our garage. Each one dialed in perfectly with exactly what we wanted. Not only for comfort but they also have to look incredible as well.

He who...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-14, 10:46 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,611
Posted By squatchy

For sure it is marketing. Every year everyone...

For sure it is marketing. Every year everyone has to come up with something so much nicer than last year's model. It's not only in cycling. Its in everything. Fly fishing, golf, motor cycles,...
08-04-14, 08:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,763
Posted By squatchy

You wouldn't be able to get up any climbs around...

You wouldn't be able to get up any climbs around here with your current setup
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