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Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,914
Posted By A350driver

And thatís why the professional riders all ride...

And thatís why the professional riders all ride their road bikes in a time trial, right?

Oh waitÖ.they all ride TT bikes because of the better aerodynamics.

I can easily go 22 and have...
08-03-22, 04:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 447
Posted By A350driver

I hate bibs for two reasons; the bathroom breaks...

I hate bibs for two reasons; the bathroom breaks and the straps over my shoulders. I’ve never had a problem with regular shorts not staying up, but the bibs are a pain in the neck to put on, take...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,914
Posted By A350driver

I think I was about to round a tight left turn...

I think I was about to round a tight left turn where the photographer was standing when that picture was taken so I wasnít as tucked in as usual. My point is, the TT bike itself is much more...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,914
Posted By A350driver

Iím usually at least 2mph faster on my time trial...

Iím usually at least 2mph faster on my time trial bike than on my road bike even though my road bike is 3lbs lighter at 17lb vs 20lbs for my TT bike, riding the same routes. Itís the much better...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-22, 03:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 616
Posted By A350driver

I find I usually go faster and further with a...

I find I usually go faster and further with a group as we take turns pulling, as long as the faster guys/girls show up! Peer pressure is a wonderful motivator and resting in the draft is nice after...
06-12-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By A350driver

46 hot and humid miles this morning, only 4 of us...

46 hot and humid miles this morning, only 4 of us showed up but at least there was almost no traffic, that’s why I love riding Sunday mornings!

https://strava.app.link/G5mY9DeONqb
06-11-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 763
Posted By A350driver

I never assume they are even looking at the road,...

I never assume they are even looking at the road, let alone a lone bike rider! I watch the eyes of oncoming drivers when Iím riding the back roads out in the sticks where thereís not much traffic...
Forum: Southeast
06-11-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By A350driver

Punta Gorda, FL ride July 9+10

Hereís a ride if youíre not too far from Punta Gorda:

https://caamevents.com/event/wheels-and-wings/
06-11-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 971
Posted By A350driver

My little town puts on a triathlon every year, I...

My little town puts on a triathlon every year, I usually participate as a relay team with two of my kids, one is a swimmer, the other a runner, I just do the bike part. Itís not cheap, I think last...
06-11-22, 06:20 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,171
Posted By A350driver

Dude, you got a tattoo! ...

Dude, you got a tattoo!

https://youtu.be/BMuGjeoS3qI
06-08-22, 04:06 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 9,717
Posted By A350driver

Nice! I was up there the last two summers staying...

Nice! I was up there the last two summers staying in a cottage on Lake Willoughby, beautiful area!

...
06-06-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 42,107
Posted By A350driver

Pretty sure Team Sky found a use for Li-ion...

Pretty sure Team Sky found a use for Li-ion batteries on their TDF bikes!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By A350driver

Looks like two Boobs racing!

Looks like two Boobs racing!
06-06-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,044
Posted By A350driver

I had thought it was in PA but turns out it’s in...

I had thought it was in PA but turns out it’s in Leadville, CO. Here’s a link to the article;

https://www.bicycling.com/news/a20035059/floyd-landis-launches-cannabis-company/
06-06-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By A350driver

Recovered from COVID so I figured I’d better get...

Recovered from COVID so I figured I’d better get my ass back on the bike this morning, did 47 miles, felt good, no coughing!

https://strava.app.link/BoXXKjK6Dqb
06-04-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,600
Posted By A350driver

Sounds like your speed wobble was caused by...

Sounds like your speed wobble was caused by aerodynamics, since there was a bus going by, he was pushing a lot of air in your direction. And the wobble stopped after the bus went by soÖ.yeah. The...
06-04-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,044
Posted By A350driver

Are you going to visit Floyd Landis at his weed...

Are you going to visit Floyd Landis at his weed farm?
06-04-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,305
Posted By A350driver

Since you usually ride alone, be aware of hand...

Since you usually ride alone, be aware of hand signals by riders ahead of you, usually pointing to obstacles in the road such as potholes or sticks, etc. Also you will hear riders behind you yelling...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,891
Posted By A350driver

Ahh Fernando! ďIt is better to look good, than...

Ahh Fernando! ďIt is better to look good, than to actually be good!Ē
06-04-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By A350driver

Been off the bike since Wednesday morningís 47...

Been off the bike since Wednesday morningís 47 miler, and now I got the COVID!

Iím double vaxed (Moderna) and 1 booster but Iíve been sick with something since waking up with a sore throat before...
05-27-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,012
Posted By A350driver

Thereís probably a lot of good electrolytes in...

Thereís probably a lot of good electrolytes in the pool, from all the kidís pee!
05-26-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 7,930
Posted By A350driver

Now if I could just get a good light set of wings...

Now if I could just get a good light set of wings for my bike I could really fly on those downhills!
05-26-22, 05:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 766
Posted By A350driver

Here you go; https://youtu.be/jvvXrlAUUfU

Here you go;

https://youtu.be/jvvXrlAUUfU
05-26-22, 05:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 384
Posted By A350driver

I ordered a Trek Roscoe 8 MTB in October of 2020,...

I ordered a Trek Roscoe 8 MTB in October of 2020, it just came in last week!

Supply chain issues suck and most of our bike stuff comes from China so….hurry up and wait!
05-25-22, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By A350driver

47 miles into a 50 mile ride, then double flatted...

47 miles into a 50 mile ride, then double flatted in the last 3 miles! I hit something in the road with my rear tire, I never saw it but felt and heard it go ping when I hit it at about 20mph, then I...
05-25-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 425
Posted By A350driver

Check out ďRide with GPSĒ, itís free and Iím...

Check out ďRide with GPSĒ, itís free and Iím amazed By the details it has of the off road trails I ride on, but itís got street maps in the US and all over the world.
05-24-22, 02:48 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,012
Posted By A350driver

Speaking of pickle juice for cramps, how about...

Speaking of pickle juice for cramps, how about those little mustard packs you can get in a convince store- gas station, usually by the hot dog grilling rollers? Iíve occasionally used those to stave...
05-23-22, 10:08 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,012
Posted By A350driver

You must stay hydrated! This picture was about...

You must stay hydrated!
This picture was about 45 miles into a 62 mile “Birthday Ride”. Our group has a tradition of riding your age on your birthday. My birthday is in July so it was hot and...
05-23-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,065
Posted By A350driver

Here’s another thing I’ve learned re. getting...

Here’s another thing I’ve learned re. getting faster, going further, if you’re the fastest guy in the group, find a new group!
05-23-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By A350driver

50 miles this morning, hot and humid, jumped into...

50 miles this morning, hot and humid, jumped into the pool as soon as I put the bike away!

...
05-23-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,065
Posted By A350driver

“When you come to a fork in the road, take it!”

“When you come to a fork in the road, take it!”
05-22-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,065
Posted By A350driver

When I transitioned from running to riding 40...

When I transitioned from running to riding 40 years ago, I once said to a coach, “I just don’t feel like I’m working as hard on the bike as when I’m running….”

He said, “Pedal harder!”

Yup,...
05-22-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By A350driver

Only 28 today, hot, humid and windy, summer is...

Only 28 today, hot, humid and windy, summer is here!
05-20-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 7,930
Posted By A350driver

It’s weird that when I’m driving my car, all the...

It’s weird that when I’m driving my car, all the idiots are on bikes, and when I’m riding my bike, all the idiots are in cars!

Are they following me?

Hey, just because I’m paranoid doesn’t...
05-20-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,148
Posted By A350driver

And how’s your ass feel after 5 hrs in the...

And how’s your ass feel after 5 hrs in the saddle?

I only do a couple centuries a year, maybe you ride the TDF?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 152,806
Posted By A350driver

D. Make him ride his age! ie. age 55= you ride...

D. Make him ride his age! ie. age 55= you ride 55 miles, and you make him do most of the pulls!
05-20-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,148
Posted By A350driver

It took me nearly 2 years of riding 40 miles a...

It took me nearly 2 years of riding 40 miles a day (2hrs) on the skinny saddle on my new Bianchi (1985) road bike 3-5 days a week before my butt got hardened up enough to not be in serious pain, and...
05-20-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By A350driver

No miles for me today, woke up to a big...

No miles for me today, woke up to a big thunderstorm at 7am and itís been like that all day!
05-20-22, 07:50 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,521
Posted By A350driver

Here’s a good comparison article, the Park Tools...

Here’s a good comparison article, the Park Tools stand is showing $249 at Amazon.

https://bestreviews.com/sports-fitness/cycling/best-bike-repair-stands
05-19-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By A350driver

Thanks forÖ.setting me straight!

Thanks forÖ.setting me straight!
05-19-22, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By A350driver

Only did 10 in the woods, so hot and steamy, 93...

Only did 10 in the woods, so hot and steamy, 93 and humid!

We did see otters, gators, a wild hog and a mom and baby, so cute!

Why this picture uploaded sideways is beyond me!

...
05-18-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By A350driver

50 miles in….70-90+ degrees. It hasn’t been 50...

50 miles in….70-90+ degrees. It hasn’t been 50 down here in months!

Right now at 5pm it’s 93 but the “feels like” temp is 103!

Skipped the ride in the woods today, wife rode her Peloton...
05-17-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By A350driver

Come on down to central Florida, itís 90 today,...

Come on down to central Florida, itís 90 today, supposed to be 93 tomorrow and 96 on Thursday! Just got back from taking the wife on her daily 10 mile loop through the woods, it was hot even in the...
05-14-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 995
Posted By A350driver

Does that $250 include all the sensors and...

Does that $250 include all the sensors and mounts, heart rate strap, etc, or is that just the unit?

Mine cost $400 but came with all the extras.
05-14-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 995
Posted By A350driver

Iíve been using a Garmin Edge 530 for a few years...

Iíve been using a Garmin Edge 530 for a few years and really like it, not cheap at around $400 but it does all that stuff you want.
...
05-13-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By A350driver

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/8696f8e8_0d5c_4948_a266_7a4e9add72d1_0e6ed2fc996791bc36557c15c3618c0d2a97e0fd.jpeg
10 miles in the woods, saw this otter messing with...
05-11-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 975
Posted By A350driver

I wouldn’t ride that piece of ***** to Kashmir!...

I wouldn’t ride that piece of ***** to Kashmir! Looks like he bought it from his friends at a yard sale at the houses of the holy, it’s probably only good for a bron’yr stomp! But he’s probably...
05-11-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By A350driver

And another 10 with the wife in the woods. She...

And another 10 with the wife in the woods. She used to ride road bikes with me 35 years ago but since raising 4 kids and moving to Florida sheíll only ride off road now, very scared of cars and the...
05-11-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4,330
Views: 336,602
Posted By A350driver

48.8 out in the nice cool (64-74) degree dry air...

48.8 out in the nice cool (64-74) degree dry air with a good north breeze this morning!

https://ridewithgps.com/trips/89754644
05-10-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,367
Posted By A350driver

This one, because of 2 reasons, 1. It was a gift...

This one, because of 2 reasons, 1. It was a gift from my mom, and 2, it’s from my old, first, real bike shop from my childhood; Gus’s Bike Shop, North Hampton, NH.

I was a 13yr old kid with a...
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