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I have ridden the 700x32, 700x28, and 700x26mm...

I have ridden the 700x32, 700x28, and 700x26mm compass EL offerings. I have the fewest miles on the 26mm. Why bother with the 26mm tires in my case since the 28mm and 32mm are more comfortable. No...
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Posted By RR3

I have synthetic panniers and handlebar bags that...

I have synthetic panniers and handlebar bags that are over 30 years old.
11-10-15, 05:18 PM
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Posted By RR3

I either sit up and put it on the small ring or...

I either sit up and put it on the small ring or ramp it up hard and drop them. Strangers do not sit on my wheels.
11-10-15, 01:38 PM
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Posted By RR3

Because silly people like you write your...

Because silly people like you write your nonsense.

So, it is ok for your to offend me with your reference to churches.

You sound like a Socialist.
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I don't ride fenders too often but I had a set on...

I don't ride fenders too often but I had a set on a touring bike that would collect rocks at the fork crown. I was a little too greedy on tire volume. Caught rocks presented some handling and...
11-09-15, 03:53 PM
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Posted By RR3

You forgot response 3 from the Weenie crowd ...

You forgot response 3 from the Weenie crowd

3. Your language offended me. How dare you use the Lord's name in vain when describing your encounter with a Russian driver who broke several laws...
11-09-15, 03:34 PM
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Posted By RR3

Mission Impossible: XML conversion for the...

Mission Impossible: XML conversion for the Philips SafeRide (parts 1 through 5)- Mtbr.com...
11-09-15, 01:59 PM
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Posted By RR3

1983. Good. You understand. I demonstrated...

1983. Good. You understand. I demonstrated prejudice. Not racism. Russians are not as bad as others but they exterminated my ancestry and I've worked with many of them. This lady was Russian....
11-09-15, 01:11 PM
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Posted By RR3

Nationality bias is merely stereotyping. Besides,...

Nationality bias is merely stereotyping. Besides, I did not deny her anything; thus, your call of racism is silly. My experience with Russians tells me that they mean what they say.
11-09-15, 08:47 AM
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Posted By RR3

I usually rake them myself but with a torn...

I usually rake them myself but with a torn rotator cuff, I decided to cave and compromise by letting some local illegals earn a few bucks allowing me to more properly suffer on the bike. Two guys...
11-09-15, 08:41 AM
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Posted By RR3

I have the NITECORE intellicharger and it did not...

I have the NITECORE intellicharger and it did not come with a DC cord to use in a car unlike my understanding of what is in the Digicharger box.

Even with the improved status of battery charging...
11-09-15, 08:21 AM
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Posted By RR3

Philips had the best reflector design but weak...

Philips had the best reflector design but weak LEDs. I considered gutting and replacing with CREE XML with an external battery pack mod. This has been done and well described on another forum.
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11-08-15, 04:18 PM
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Views: 3,687
Posted By RR3

Except wrath hath done preceded a normal verbal...

Except wrath hath done preceded a normal verbal human response. A speeding motorist passes on a no-pass country lane and cuts another vehicle off the road. Damage done. It is hard to describe...
11-08-15, 07:55 AM
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Posted By RR3

I'm letting it go. I reacted to her yelling at...

I'm letting it go. I reacted to her yelling at me after nearly running me over and especially the threat to run me over next time. I find it hard to tame the adrenaline when almost run over by an...
11-06-15, 04:20 PM
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Views: 3,687
Posted By RR3

What to do when driver threatens to run you over...Next time

I am not sure what to do if anything.

On a quiet, narrow country lane in my town, a car raced around me and the driver slammed on her brakes. I braked as fast as I could but I collided with her...
11-06-15, 01:37 PM
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Posted By RR3

I wear 13D or 13E dress shoes depending upon the...

I wear 13D or 13E dress shoes depending upon the last and Sidi 6.6 mega in a 48 are just wide enough and a bit long (grammatical errors for the pedant)
11-06-15, 01:31 PM
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Views: 7,539
Posted By RR3

I guess you failed reading class, too. ...

I guess you failed reading class, too.



Accidents Caused by Slow Drivers Can Result in Lawsuits - Personal Injury Attorneys for Car, Truck, Motorcycle and DUI Accident Cases Personal Injury...
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Posted By RR3

There is a lot of variation in maltodextrin, ...

There is a lot of variation in maltodextrin, Sweetness and how it clumps when mixed and the molecular weight being a few. Insulin response varies. I tested a variety of maltodextrin, waxxy maize,...
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Views: 7,065
Posted By RR3

This is getting silly. A high percentage...

This is getting silly.

A high percentage of energy expenditure can only come from "stored" fat. To the greatest extent that one can replenish with energy intake, we must do so and it obviously...
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Posted By RR3

This is what the Hammer link said ...

This is what the Hammer link said



Where exactly are the rest of the energy coming from?

The UMCA nutrition articles are old and in many cases incorrect. For example, they incorrectly...
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Posted By RR3

Cf. fat adaption does not mean riding just on...

Cf. fat adaption does not mean riding just on fat. Never said that. Just means less dependency on carbs.
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Posted By RR3

9606: the short answer is it depends on your...

9606: the short answer is it depends on your metabolic efficiency. I would guess 10,500 total calories would be needed for your cited scenario ( distance, elevation and base metabolic needs). ...
11-05-15, 07:55 AM
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Views: 7,539
Posted By RR3

Slow pokes cause erratic driving patterns. Ever...

Slow pokes cause erratic driving patterns. Ever notice how drivers will pass you on the right and cut others off to get by you? Slow drivers have ten times the accident rates compared to those...
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Posted By RR3

What evidence do you have of this. Simple...

What evidence do you have of this.

Simple math shows otherwise.

It takes an efficient, good position and around 180-200 watts to go 20-21 mph on the flats while cycling. This requires...
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Posted By RR3

Jean Mayer was a fascinating individual. I loved...

Jean Mayer was a fascinating individual. I loved to listen to him talk.

I think he escaped Nazi prison camps twice while fighting in the French Resistance.

Drink sugary beverages; get a...
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Posted By RR3

Ensure has a lot of fat and protein in it. Varies...

Ensure has a lot of fat and protein in it. Varies by product but even the original formulation has a lot of fat in it. The Plus version has 100 calories of fat in it. I tried them. Kind of...
Forum: Touring
11-05-15, 05:57 AM
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Views: 4,304
Posted By RR3

I'd always clean my shorts and turn them inside...

I'd always clean my shorts and turn them inside out lashed to the back of my tent stuff sack. The rear rack area gets a lot of sun.

This drying technique did not work during a 4 week tour to NZ...
11-05-15, 05:44 AM
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Posted By RR3

You should try to estimate the number of...

You should try to estimate the number of accidents that your slowpoke driving has caused.
11-05-15, 05:43 AM
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Posted By RR3

Same for me...on 600Km brevets. If visibility is...

Same for me...on 600Km brevets. If visibility is good and nobody is coming, I am not standing there for minutes in the rain or snow or whatever wondering whether this light is one of those that only...
11-05-15, 05:40 AM
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Posted By RR3

Between the stiff Cannonwhale and those shoes, I...

Between the stiff Cannonwhale and those shoes, I went from not being able to contest club race sprints to winning them rather often. I look on e-Bay all the time for a pair of these shoes. Loved...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-15, 05:37 AM
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Posted By RR3

Why do 7800 DA shifters break cables in the...

Why do 7800 DA shifters break cables in the shifter body. Answer: to keep mechanics and Taxis busy
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-15, 05:36 AM
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Posted By RR3

It is the 9000. 24mm spindle is flexy. ...

It is the 9000.

24mm spindle is flexy.

I like the way the Rotor accepts torque better plus the Rotor 3D is lighter.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-15, 06:53 PM
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Posted By RR3

I dunno. I only use dura-ace chains. SRAM Red...

I dunno. I only use dura-ace chains. SRAM Red S22 with the new cassette is dead silent. I also prefer dura-ace hubs but only have them on two wheel sets. I tend to pick every component on my bike...
11-04-15, 06:47 PM
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Posted By RR3

I put about 6000 miles on a set of 200 mm cranks...

I put about 6000 miles on a set of 200 mm cranks with no knee problems. They help power over climbs for short. The short ones that you have to jam hard. I am probably going to sell them to keep...
11-04-15, 06:42 PM
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Posted By RR3

I roll thru most stop signs where I live out in...

I roll thru most stop signs where I live out in the country. When nobody is coming, only a moron would stop.

Traffic lights? Different beast.
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Posted By RR3

Pretty awesome. Huge engine. May I ask what...

Pretty awesome. Huge engine.

May I ask what you drink or eat to be able to consume 80 grams per hour?

Is this trainable?

When it is hot, I am lucky to get 50 grams down. When it is cool...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-15, 11:58 AM
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Views: 6,919
Posted By RR3

Is your experience current? My SRAM Red S22...

Is your experience current?

My SRAM Red S22 with a Dura Ace chain on an XG-1190 cassette is silent when riding along. The older cassettes were noisey.

Setting up the YAW FD with Rotor QXL...
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Posted By RR3

At what pace? At what distance? Can you do...

At what pace? At what distance?

Can you do a sub 10-11 hour double Century at that intake of 75-80 g/hr?

It is been my experience that few riders can maintain the same pace of the first 50...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-15, 08:16 AM
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Views: 2,896
Posted By RR3

Going from 23mm to 25mm tires gives about 20%...

Going from 23mm to 25mm tires gives about 20% more air volume. Not much.

A bigger difference in comfort can be felt going to a supple tire from a stiff side walled tire.

Going from say...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-15, 07:54 AM
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Views: 3,897
Posted By RR3

You hairy Freds don't get no waves.

You hairy Freds don't get no waves.
11-04-15, 07:41 AM
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Posted By RR3

But can you get a decent chausson aux pommes here?

But can you get a decent chausson aux pommes here?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-15, 07:34 AM
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Views: 2,896
Posted By RR3

Bigger tires gives you more trail and a wider...

Bigger tires gives you more trail and a wider contact patch dampens any transient response.
Forum: Touring
11-04-15, 07:29 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,304
Posted By RR3

Depends upon your perspective. T shirt was $35,...

Depends upon your perspective. T shirt was $35, shorts $75, old sweaters can be bought cheap on e-Bay. The retro cycling jerseys are about $120. All of this is a fraction of my Assos stuff. I'd...
11-04-15, 07:04 AM
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Posted By RR3

1983 Toured, commuted and raced. Did over...

1983

Toured, commuted and raced. Did over 20,000 miles that year.

Just got a dialed in Cannondale Crit bike. White. Campy cranks. Suntour Superb rear derailleur. Campy front derailleur....
Forum: Touring
11-04-15, 06:52 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,304
Posted By RR3

Black wool shorts, retro looking merino jersey,...

Black wool shorts, retro looking merino jersey, wool socks, merino sweater, cashmere tee shirt.

Wool takes a long time to develop stinky odors and is warm when wet.
11-03-15, 05:31 PM
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Views: 676
Posted By RR3

Need a Berthoud saddle to replace the B17

Need a Berthoud saddle to replace the B17
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-15, 05:02 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,919
Posted By RR3

Please elaborate. I am always interested in...

Please elaborate. I am always interested in learning.

When the derailleurs are adjusted and shifting well, what action could I take to be deemed incompetent? There should e no actions needed to...
11-03-15, 04:48 PM
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Views: 6,352
Posted By RR3

You would hate me. My brand new 2016 Cervelo...

You would hate me.

My brand new 2016 Cervelo S3 is plastered with reflective tape for next weeks 24 hour World TT championship.

My bar tape is full camo....mossy oak and the saddle is old...
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Views: 7,065
Posted By RR3

Hard to give up on goals. I'm doing 400+. I...

Hard to give up on goals. I'm doing 400+. I can heal during the holidays.
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Views: 7,065
Posted By RR3

Supraspinatus...at the back of the shoulder. ...

Supraspinatus...at the back of the shoulder. Hurts. Hard time sleeping for a month and could not do hard riding although I did a slow 1200k in pain a few weeks ago. Tried to do a hard 300k and the...
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