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Posted By GhostRider62

I did a hilly 300K on Saturday, it took me about...

I did a hilly 300K on Saturday, it took me about an hour longer than usual. I walked some of the 12-14% hills and was especially careful on the twisty, turny, bumpy descents. I actually wore a set...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 210
Posted By GhostRider62

I don't know but I do know cyclist around here...

I don't know but I do know cyclist around here ride 3-4 abreast, blow thru stop signs, lights, regroup at the top of climbs standing in the middle of the road.

I never had motorist problems in...
06-14-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 40
Posted By GhostRider62

I have more of a problem with Prius driver,...

I have more of a problem with Prius driver, especially the ones with Berny stickers on them
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 210
Posted By GhostRider62

We wonder why motorists hate us.

We wonder why motorists hate us.
06-14-21, 08:55 AM
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Views: 4,231
Posted By GhostRider62

I did not say that and neither did you. I am...

I did not say that and neither did you.

I am curious why you are putting words into both of our mouths. Please read what you wrote, my response, and then do a little research.
06-14-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 471
Posted By GhostRider62

Number 1 became a number 2 real quick.

Number 1 became a number 2 real quick.
06-14-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 307
Posted By GhostRider62

I know. I rode more than 12 hours a day for over...

I know. I rode more than 12 hours a day for over 7 days in 110-120F temperatures. It is a challenge stay hydrated and not overbaked but it can be done
06-14-21, 07:09 AM
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Views: 4,231
Posted By GhostRider62

I am 100% sure it would NOT

I am 100% sure it would NOT
06-14-21, 06:56 AM
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Views: 307
Posted By GhostRider62

These guys make a double walled stainless steel...

These guys make a double walled stainless steel bottle and they also sell flip top drinking caps. The OD is maybe 1/8 under standard cages but that is a minor challenge to overcome. And, drinking...
06-14-21, 05:06 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,231
Posted By GhostRider62

I never suspected anything either. ECG showed an...

I never suspected anything either. ECG showed an abnormality. Turns out my heart stops for 4-8 seconds many times per evening while sleeping.

My BP is fine. Heart rate monitor doesn't complain....
06-14-21, 05:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 471
Posted By GhostRider62

"We" get endorphin rush during the ride. Try...

"We" get endorphin rush during the ride. Try riding a little further.

"We" do not shower after a ride.
06-13-21, 06:35 PM
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Views: 4,231
Posted By GhostRider62

Does your GP take an ECG at your yearly checkup? ...

Does your GP take an ECG at your yearly checkup? If not, they would likely not detect a rhythm problem. What bloodwork is taken yearly?

I am amazed how long it takes to get an appointment for a...
Replies: 39
Views: 3,705
Posted By GhostRider62

Accommodation included 600K is cheap, $75-150 as...

Accommodation included 600K is cheap, $75-150 as a general range. Most 200 - 300k brevets at $20-40 where I live, probably most of it going for insurance. I'd call that dirt cheap knowing what...
06-11-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 658
Posted By GhostRider62

Joe only paid him $1500 for the bike? It...

Joe only paid him $1500 for the bike?

It isn't 1972.

I suppose proper mudguards, lights, and a bell can be added.
06-11-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,136
Posted By GhostRider62

Yes. Levers, CO2, tubes, pump, tire, and...

Yes.

Levers, CO2, tubes, pump, tire, and duct tape to boot.
Replies: 25
Views: 647
Posted By GhostRider62

Do you mean De'Anna? She went over Lolo pass? ...

Do you mean De'Anna? She went over Lolo pass? That is one long period of time with no recording.

Kooskia over Lolo is one beautiful road to ride although only one place to stop for food in over...
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Views: 647
Posted By GhostRider62

Possible SPOT problem. Possible the rider forgot...

Possible SPOT problem. Possible the rider forgot to turn it back on after camping wild. Possible the rider is in a hotel room. Dinner, wash kit, 6-7 hours sleep, eat...could be 10 hours.
06-10-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,025
Posted By GhostRider62

Fine, have a nice day.

Fine, have a nice day.
06-10-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,025
Posted By GhostRider62

The goal should be to extract justice to the...

The goal should be to extract justice to the offenders AND to reduce/eliminate cyclists from being mowed down. Those are separate activities. The first is justice. A Meth impaired commercial truck...
06-10-21, 07:01 AM
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Views: 1,025
Posted By GhostRider62

Lots of personal experience and reading lots of...

Lots of personal experience and reading lots of accounts, is that sufficient for you?
Replies: 25
Views: 647
Posted By GhostRider62

Is Evan going a lot faster this year or am I...

Is Evan going a lot faster this year or am I mis-remembering? Like half a day faster over Lolo Pass?
06-09-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,025
Posted By GhostRider62

When a motorist mows one of us down, police...

When a motorist mows one of us down, police officers rarely check the mower downer for substance abuse nor do they routinely check if they mower downer was on their phone because it was just an...
Replies: 39
Views: 3,705
Posted By GhostRider62

part of it is math. 27 hours for 400K but only...

part of it is math. 27 hours for 400K but only another 13 hours for the next 200k on a 600K. Have to bank a lot time in the first 400k of a 600k to be able to sleep on a 600k. Then on a 1200K, you...
06-09-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 131
Posted By GhostRider62

My cervical spine is messed up and no amount of...

My cervical spine is messed up and no amount of risers or going to a more upright position will take the pressure off the impinged nerves.

Nobody here can tell you what bike change might work,...
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Views: 3,705
Posted By GhostRider62

Brevets used to be unsupported in the US and...

Brevets used to be unsupported in the US and there are still some RBAs who run them that way. Often, accommodations are provided in your entry fee for a 600k. That is not a hard and fast rule but...
06-09-21, 06:09 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,618
Posted By GhostRider62

For the other side of the coin, I don't bother...

For the other side of the coin, I don't bother trying to sell my old stuff because of cheapskates. It is a huge waste of time.

List some immaculate Gen 1 Panto Campy C record stuff, and they want...
Replies: 39
Views: 3,705
Posted By GhostRider62

600K can be very hard when arriving at the sleep...

600K can be very hard when arriving at the sleep control after the sun rises.

600K is very easy when arriving at the sleep control before the sun sets.

Both are at the extreme for a 4 am...
Replies: 25
Views: 647
Posted By GhostRider62

See Urban dictionary definition 16 for money. ...

See Urban dictionary definition 16 for money. Basically, of unusual value
06-07-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,026
Posted By GhostRider62

Whatever. What you wrote is wrong You...

Whatever.

What you wrote is wrong

You cannot do a "max effort" for 40 seconds as you originally wrote to which I responded.
Replies: 25
Views: 647
Posted By GhostRider62

Bag balm is a bit easier to work around I...

Bag balm is a bit easier to work around

I find you have to get in there with the lantiseptic due to its viscosity
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Views: 224
Posted By GhostRider62

I often did not have cell service on Verizon in...

I often did not have cell service on Verizon in the Poconos this weekend or sometimes just 1X making even Spot Tracking impossible.

A Zoom call when riding? Sounds dangerous to me. How would...
Replies: 25
Views: 647
Posted By GhostRider62

A suggestion or tip to share that worked on TABR...

A suggestion or tip to share that worked on TABR for me and probably applicable for other long distance riders. Put spare lantiseptic into a small ziplock snack size bag by turning it inside out,...
06-07-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,026
Posted By GhostRider62

What is your question? What is too vague. ...

What is your question? What is too vague.

Any effort over 330-340 watts for you will have some contribution of that power coming from anaerobic substrates.

There is a limit to the duration of...
Forum: Commuting
06-07-21, 05:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,342
Posted By GhostRider62

Actually, it all eventually comes down to time. ...

Actually, it all eventually comes down to time.

The waitlist for a velomobile can be years.
06-05-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,026
Posted By GhostRider62

It depends on the effort. If you have 20Kj...

It depends on the effort.

If you have 20Kj on top of CP of say 300 watts and you are fresh and make a 350 watt effort, how long can you sustain that?

20,000 watts per second divided by 50 watts...
06-05-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 658
Posted By GhostRider62

I apologize. I did not see your response. ...

I apologize. I did not see your response.


My personal concern is people like me will ride transam and not realize there is a lot of riding on very high speed 2 lane highways where the shoulder...
06-05-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 658
Posted By GhostRider62

OP did not ask for the original files "as...

OP did not ask for the original files "as provided by ACA" or "not ride files easily available on RideWithGPS or other ride tracking sites but the originals." That is not what the OP asked for.
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06-04-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,433
Posted By GhostRider62

So, at what price would you consider it...

So, at what price would you consider it appropriate for my privacy to be compromised? $100 a month? $50?

My monthly bill is $200. Where I live or how many phones I have quite frankly is none...
06-04-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,433
Posted By GhostRider62

What is your point?

What is your point?
06-04-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 756
Posted By GhostRider62

I had read plenty of reviews and watched videos....

I had read plenty of reviews and watched videos. The salient missing information was whether Garmin increased the volume or tone of the warning beep compared to other beeps off the 1030, 810 or...
06-04-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,433
Posted By GhostRider62

If I am paying 200 per month for phone service,...

If I am paying 200 per month for phone service, why? I don't think a hospital or any private entity should be able to sell or give my phone number. I went to a specialist for a sprained ankle and...
06-04-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 752
Posted By GhostRider62

Flat spots on rims? Ain't had one of those...

Flat spots on rims?

Ain't had one of those since I switch to carbon rims

Old technology rims do bent and warp
06-04-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,433
Posted By GhostRider62

It could be a coincidence the calls when the...

It could be a coincidence the calls when the warrant was expiring of the only car with a factory warranty that I had since Gore invented the Internet.

I like the mass scammers calling from Africa...
06-04-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 658
Posted By GhostRider62

Ok, as usual you are the smartest guy. ...

Ok, as usual you are the smartest guy.

Anyone who thinks there is a single track road crossing the USA is pretty stupid. Anyone who misconstrued what I wrote is merely trolling.

I realize many...
06-04-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,433
Posted By GhostRider62

What is it with car warranty people? SInce my...

What is it with car warranty people? SInce my Toyota Land Cruiser warranty ended, I have been getting barraged daily with those calls and I have not owned that vehicle for 4 years. Toyota must have...
06-04-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,433
Posted By GhostRider62

How about no ads. Stay off my phone. Why am I...

How about no ads. Stay off my phone. Why am I getting ads on my phone, 10-20 junk calls per day...... Like.....how about privacy?
06-04-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 658
Posted By GhostRider62

I rarely respond to people who bring their...

I rarely respond to people who bring their political positions into discussions.


I meant a single lane in each direction, this is the definition as I understand it or at least Wiki agrees. The...
06-04-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 847
Posted By GhostRider62

Just get a recumbent. No more pain

Just get a recumbent. No more pain
06-04-21, 04:19 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,433
Posted By GhostRider62

Just change your settings and don't make your...

Just change your settings and don't make your rides public.
06-04-21, 04:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 658
Posted By GhostRider62

They do not own the roads and I am doubtful they...

They do not own the roads and I am doubtful they do much to improve the route. Many people have mapped it out. Sharing that map is not theft. The valuable information on the paper maps is location...
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