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09-08-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,630
Posted By GailT

I've always found wgscott to be one of the more...

I've always found wgscott to be one of the more interesting, entertaining and helpful posters at bikeforums, and I'm surprised to see that he has been banned. There was no post explaining the reason...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,699
Posted By GailT

No, you missed the point. Read the original post...

No, you missed the point. Read the original post again. Are you over 100kg and and have you had any issues with the weight limit on the seat tube? I understand that you want to argue about the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,542
Posted By GailT

20mph average solo for 100 miles sounds pretty...

20mph average solo for 100 miles sounds pretty reasonable for a 66 year old in good shape. The cheating marathon doctor committed suicide - jumped off a bridge while out on a run. It's a real shame...
07-26-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,310
Posted By GailT

Another hit and run

Another hit and run near Boulder, CO. Quote from an article in the Daily Camera. I hope he recovers and that they find the driver.
07-26-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,393
Posted By GailT

He was gaining back some time on the descent,...

He was gaining back some time on the descent, very unfortunate about the weather, he might have kept the yellow another day.
07-22-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,865
Posted By GailT

I'm guessing the Ritchie is probably not...

I'm guessing the Ritchie is probably not identical to the SLR Superflow. I tried and returned other Selle Italia saddles with smaller cutouts and more padding, but I loved the SLR Superflow. For me...
06-29-19, 10:58 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,192
Posted By GailT

Motorcycles don't ride 60mph on the MUP. Maybe...

Motorcycles don't ride 60mph on the MUP. Maybe they would reduce the highway speed limits if motorcycles were frequently colliding head-on. Oh wait, no, that doesn't happen does it.
06-28-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,192
Posted By GailT

A 15 mph speed limit is a good idea on crowded...

A 15 mph speed limit is a good idea on crowded bike paths. There was a bad crash two days ago on the Cherry Creek bike path in Denver. The original article in the Denver Post is behind a fire wall...
Forum: Foo
06-25-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,360
Posted By GailT

was maced by a guy on a bike today

Walking to my office this morning - two guys on bikes slowly rode past me, second guy was wildly screaming at the first: "I'm not afraid of you, you expletive expletive, you're the one with the can...
06-24-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,155
Posted By GailT

That sounds right. For a serious, competitive...

That sounds right. For a serious, competitive athlete, they can work as hard and suffer as much running or cycling. But for me, as a casual runner and cyclist, it is easier to rest on the bike,...
06-23-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,604
Posted By GailT

The meaning is that RollFast is still blaming the...

The meaning is that RollFast is still blaming the cyclist even after the driver plead guilty. Some people always blame the cyclist regardless of the facts.
06-18-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,604
Posted By GailT

Here's an update: If she had died, he...

Here's an update:



If she had died, he never would have been charged, as happened in similar case at the same intersection a year earlier:



I'm always amazed at how many BF members tend...
06-13-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,881
Posted By GailT

Spoiler alert, from VeloNews: Chris Froome could...

Spoiler alert, from VeloNews: Chris Froome could become winner of 2011 Vuelta after UCI cites Juan Jose Cobo for biological passport violations ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,136
Posted By GailT

Apparently your chain lube is going to kill you,...

Apparently your chain lube is going to kill you, so no need to worry about discs. ;)
06-05-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,995
Posted By GailT

I have not used the B135 but I expect it would...

I have not used the B135 but I expect it would work fine. Another option is the Nitto Noodle 177 which is available in 48 cm width.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,857
Posted By GailT

A shorter crank arm results in a shorter distance...

A shorter crank arm results in a shorter distance to the pedal when the leg is fully extended, so you need to raise the seat.
06-04-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,538
Posted By GailT

When I click on "New Posts", the list of thtreads...

When I click on "New Posts", the list of thtreads is limited to two pages (100 threads) in both firefox and chrome.
06-02-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,995
Posted By GailT

I would first try modern handlebars that allow...

I would first try modern handlebars that allow you to move the brake hoods higher up and that give you more positions for your hands on the bars. Maybe also try a longer stem and/or a setback seat...
Forum: Foo
05-30-19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10,184
Views: 2,070,680
Posted By GailT

I had the original on 8 track tape. :)

I had the original on 8 track tape. :)
05-26-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,166
Posted By GailT

Yeah, that's partly true, but then there are...

Yeah, that's partly true, but then there are people like T-mar, a walking encyclopedia of cycling expertise and history, who make it worthwhile. It's worth putting up with the dross to benefit from...
05-24-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,742
Posted By GailT

I have a Ergon SMC4 that I'm happy with - I used...

I have a Ergon SMC4 that I'm happy with - I used it on my road bike for 50 mile rides, no pain or numbness. I eventually moved it to my mountain bike when I found a better saddle for my road bike. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,186
Posted By GailT

That reminds me of Joseba Beloki's crash on hot...

That reminds me of Joseba Beloki's crash on hot tarmac in the 2003 TdF.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=haEbtHiUcBc
05-22-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 52,363
Views: 7,062,069
Posted By GailT

Large Guerciotti with Columbus ELOS tubes, for...

Large Guerciotti with Columbus ELOS tubes, for $100 on craigslist near Denver. I was interested after reading the recent thread on Max and EL-OS tubes, but nice bikes at low prices go quick on Denver...
05-21-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,158
Posted By GailT

If pressure is a concern, it's worth checking out...

If pressure is a concern, it's worth checking out the Selle Italia SLR Superflow, which has the largest cutout of any saddle I've tried.

...
Forum: Foo
05-17-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,290
Posted By GailT

I considered a similar set of cities when I moved...

I considered a similar set of cities when I moved 15 years ago and chose the Denver/Boulder area - primarily for access to hiking and biking, and lower population density than some of the other...
05-16-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,396
Posted By GailT

I'm trying to sort that out as well, 58 and...

I'm trying to sort that out as well, 58 and currently running 30 miles/week, biking 50 miles/week, and hiking one day between 3-5 hours, and 1 rest day. When I'm feeling tired and sore, it's...
Forum: Foo
05-15-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,957
Posted By GailT

Yep, good article. ...wallet.

Yep, good article.



...wallet.
05-13-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By GailT

I paid for the serial number look-up on my 1979...

I paid for the serial number look-up on my 1979 Mercian, and the only info they had was that it was a 25 inch frame that was part of a bulk order of 50 frames sent to Bikecology.
05-12-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By GailT

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1276x1650/bikecology_1980_mercian_catalogue_52958a9f3fe314b24f15aedd9cf5f58ff29a59b0.jpg
Bikecology imported Mercians in 1980, and this looks...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,028
Posted By GailT

Yep, and I love the comment that Anquetil "has...

Yep, and I love the comment that Anquetil "has won nothing of importance lately", LOL.
Forum: Commuting
05-09-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,164
Posted By GailT

Not if he is a robot. Although from the his...

Not if he is a robot. Although from the his other post yesterday (taken after the wheel asploded, I assume), it looks like he might be a dead robot.
Forum: Foo
05-09-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 6,994
Posted By GailT

The Sony KD-34XBR960 was a high definition, wide...

The Sony KD-34XBR960 was a high definition, wide screen CRT that had richer colors and deeper blacks than any LED or LCD tv. Mine died a year ago and I was shocked at the poor quality of LED and LCD....
05-09-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,597
Posted By GailT

You should get the concrete fork. I hear it's...

You should get the concrete fork. I hear it's very compliant.
Forum: Commuting
05-09-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,164
Posted By GailT

Well, I want to believe you... but how do you...

Well, I want to believe you... but how do you know you're not a bot? ;)
05-06-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,185
Posted By GailT

Cliff Bars Nuts & Seeds is my new favourite, I...

Cliff Bars Nuts & Seeds is my new favourite, I buy several boxes when they are on sale. Great company, too.
05-03-19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 2,023,144
Posted By GailT

Nice looking Fuso! Is it a repaint? I'm...

Nice looking Fuso! Is it a repaint? I'm watching my local CL hoping to find one at a reasonable price.
04-24-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,290
Posted By GailT

It's been a year since PhotoJoe passed. I didn't...

It's been a year since PhotoJoe passed. I didn't know him but was impressed by his last few posts and inspired by the quote below. I'll think of him when I go for a ride on April 25.
04-24-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 52,363
Views: 7,062,069
Posted By GailT

Updated 63cm 1980 Tommasini...

Updated 63cm 1980 Tommasini (https://boulder.craigslist.org/bik/d/louisville-tommasini-63cm-italian-steel/6873411449.html) in Louisville, CO.
...
04-23-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,421
Posted By GailT

Have you tried other types of workouts, running,...

Have you tried other types of workouts, running, hiking or swimming? Is it cycling specific or does it affect all types of activity?
04-22-19, 10:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,671
Posted By GailT

Beautiful bike, love that colour. I bought a...

Beautiful bike, love that colour. I bought a Waterford at Vecchio's a year ago - it was a custom frame, but it still has about same number of spacers as your bike. They built it with the handlebars...
04-16-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,514
Posted By GailT

I see a lot of banana peels in the the bike lane....

I see a lot of banana peels in the the bike lane. I suspect there have been multiple threads on this already, but why do people leave their banana peels in the bike lane? Why not just toss them off...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,107
Posted By GailT

I tried the first 3 on your list and the SLR Max...

I tried the first 3 on your list and the SLR Max Flow worked best for my road bike. It has the largest cutout, is lighter and has less padding than the Max Flite Gel Flow, but the SLR was more...
04-11-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,645
Posted By GailT

I tried a Fabric Scoop Flat on my road bike and...

I tried a Fabric Scoop Flat on my road bike and it didn't work for me, after a 50 mile ride I had the most numbness of several saddles that I tried. I ordered it from Competitive Cyclist and was able...
Forum: Foo
04-10-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By GailT

So, after watching the press conference, only...

So, after watching the press conference, only results for M87 so far, analysis is in progress for our black hole, Sagittarius A*. The initial image and set of papers is really a proof of concept,...
Forum: Foo
04-08-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,215
Posted By GailT

David Mackay, an English sustainable energy...

David Mackay, an English sustainable energy researcher, blogged about his battle with stomach cancer (http://itila.blogspot.com/). Like your friend, he had a family with young children. Reading is...
Forum: Foo
04-06-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By GailT

I expect the most interesting result would not be...

I expect the most interesting result would not be the quality of the image, but rather the estimate of the size of the event horizon. Perhaps they will also report results for M87. Just 4 more days...
Forum: Foo
04-04-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By GailT

Very cool. Thanks for posting this. More...

Very cool. Thanks for posting this. More details on the April 10 press conference at space.com (https://www.space.com/event-horizon-telescope-black-hole-announcement-coming-soon.html).




It...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,914
Posted By GailT

+1. I tried several other saddles: Brooks,...

+1. I tried several other saddles: Brooks, Ergon, Fabric, and a Selle Italia Max Flite Gel Flow, but nothing compared to the Selle Italia SLR Superflow. Large cut-out, light weight, just the right...
03-31-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By GailT

There is a Dave Moulton Fuso Facebook group - if...

There is a Dave Moulton Fuso Facebook group - if you have not already, you should join and post the bike info there. The group is very active and often posts info on used Fuso's that have been...
03-26-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 948
Posted By GailT

It brought out the misogyny. That thread should...

It brought out the misogyny. That thread should not have been moved to P&R, instead, the moderator should have given a warning to the posters who have a problem with encouraging girls to ride bikes....
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