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Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

Sweet! What rims and tires?

Sweet!

What rims and tires?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

You betcha! ...

You betcha!

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

Eh, I guess I can live with this: ...

Eh, I guess I can live with this:

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

On a ride a few weeks ago I encountered the same...

On a ride a few weeks ago I encountered the same people twice about 30 miles apart. I guess we were doing the same loop.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

Fortunately and unfortunately we're looking into...

Fortunately and unfortunately we're looking into taking 6 bikes between 4 people in 2 cars.

4 of those bikes being for people 6 ft or taller. Hard to fit in any vehicle.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

Ugh, I'm currently fighting a battle about how to...

Ugh, I'm currently fighting a battle about how to carry bikes up there. Everyone else wants to use a hitch mount, top tube clamping rack on my mother's Buick. I'd rather use my truck and strap things...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

Heading North to a rental house with a dock in...

Heading North to a rental house with a dock in Eagle River WI with my wife and my parents. Brother was supposed to come but he's in Dallas and didn't feel comfortable traveling with the recent COVID...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

That's a really good point, thanks. ...

That's a really good point, thanks.



oof. Harsh, but I get it.



FTFY:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

How on earth could I convince my friend to not...

How on earth could I convince my friend to not ride against traffic?

I know it's literally illegal to do, but he says that he's scared of getting hit from behind.

Today I saw he rode down the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

My buddy at work thought the same thing, so at...

My buddy at work thought the same thing, so at least I'm not the only one!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

If it makes you feel any better, I thought that...

If it makes you feel any better, I thought that Cervelo was an Italian brand until just a few months ago :o
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

I went on a short little night ride yesterday...

I went on a short little night ride yesterday evening. Beautiful night - warm, calm, and clear skies with a full moon. Zero traffic, so when I got out of town I turned my front light off and just...
07-02-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15,671
Views: 1,594,689
Posted By abshipp

Short night ride: ...

Short night ride:

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

Such big paws 😍

Such big paws 😍
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

Excellent! How was it flying the ERJ empty? ...

Excellent!

How was it flying the ERJ empty?

Reminds me of my father when he was a safety officer in the T-37. Lots of times he would get sent out in a Tweet with a couple of hours of gas and a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

I finally got my 3rd week this year. Probably...

I finally got my 3rd week this year. Probably going to use it all, too.

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

What about the following week? I'm...

What about the following week?

I'm officially on vacation, don't have to go in again for 10 whole days :D
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

Meant to ask you about this. How'd you get that...

Meant to ask you about this. How'd you get that little treat?
07-02-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,665
Posted By abshipp

Mine are the polished ones :thumb: They're...

Mine are the polished ones :thumb:

They're replacing a mis-matched set of Synergy/Atlas, so I'm in the same boat!

What to do, having a MTB/touring grade set of 650b wheels....what to do....;)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

I love coffee stouts.

I love coffee stouts.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

It's quite common for me once I get a little bit...

It's quite common for me once I get a little bit away from my house to not be passed by any cars, no matter the time of day, but unfortunately I live right on a fairly major 55mph road that's...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

Always been curious about the bar end ones. The...

Always been curious about the bar end ones. The helmet (actually eyeglass) mirror is nice to use since I can sweep my head and get a really good look behind me, but it's annoying that it's tied to my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

How do the expander plugs work with stuffing bar...

How do the expander plugs work with stuffing bar tape in the ends like if you're wrapping cloth tape top to bottom? I've got an ancient set of rubber Velox ones from my SLT that I have to hammer in...
07-02-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,665
Posted By abshipp

Don't they build up nicely? This bike looks...

Don't they build up nicely?

This bike looks super fun, kudos!



Must be A23 build week, I finished up a 650b A23 wheelset Tuesday evening :D
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

Beat me to it! I feel that way about...

Beat me to it!



I feel that way about my helmet mirror. If I got a radar I'd probably feel the same way.

And then I would embrace the my inner fred and ride with both the radar and a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

Last page lockout WhyFi :notamused:

Last page lockout WhyFi :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

He was definitely a prime candidate for it, in...

He was definitely a prime candidate for it, in his early 20s and committed to an aviation career with aspirations of flying fighters with the Guard.

I'm sure that he's young enough that after not...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

Would LASIK be an option for you? A pilot...

Would LASIK be an option for you?

A pilot friend of mine got his eyes done and he couldn't be happier.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

I was wondering where you were at. Your absence...

I was wondering where you were at. Your absence is conspicuous!

Cliffs give me the heebie jeebies. Any tall thing, really.

We're heading up to northern WI soon for a family vacation. My...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

Maybe you're asleep and all of this is a dream. I...

Maybe you're asleep and all of this is a dream. I hear that lucid dreamers test to see if they are in a dream by trying to read something,

Don't wake up bampilot06 ! I like my life, if you wake up...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

I've made the mistake before of placing one of...

I've made the mistake before of placing one of those on my nightstand in case I wake up thirsty.

Instead I wake up to a disorienting but quiet "eeeeeeeeeeeee"
Replies: 93
Views: 8,313
Posted By abshipp

Oh lord, I've only got 38s!

Oh lord, I've only got 38s!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

How nice that you get to climb over the ridge,...

How nice that you get to climb over the ridge, descend back down, and then climb back up again :D

Knowing how RWGPS likes to underestimate elevation, that is an epic day indeed.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

Dang! Will you be climbing the eastern or...

Dang!

Will you be climbing the eastern or western slope?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

How epic is epic?

How epic is epic?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 779
Posted By abshipp

You're making me want to put drops back on my...

You're making me want to put drops back on my fixed gear! It's a little MUP cruiser right now with porteur bars and road quill pedals sans clips and straps, but you did remind me how much fun it can...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By abshipp

Two good resources to find the most traveled...

Two good resources to find the most traveled roads by cyclists:

Strava Global Heatmap (https://blog.strava.com/galleries/heatmap/)

RideWithGPS Route Finder (https://ridewithgps.com/find)
...
Replies: 93
Views: 8,313
Posted By abshipp

That's really great to know, thanks!

That's really great to know, thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

Happy Canada Day Velo Vol ! Hope you're...

Happy Canada Day Velo Vol !

Hope you're doing all right.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

I quite embarrassingly had a rear wheel...

I quite embarrassingly had a rear wheel de-tension on a vintage group ride.

Apparently the rims that I used are known to be quite soft and difficult to build with so I got a little bit of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

Prolly 3-4 hours or so, across two evenings. ...

Prolly 3-4 hours or so, across two evenings.

These are wheels #6 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=6) and #7...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

I just don't want to get made fun of by a bunch...

I just don't want to get made fun of by a bunch of roadie weenies.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

Naturally :thumb:

Naturally :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

Also, Bah Humbug you're an absolute legend. Thank...

Also, Bah Humbug you're an absolute legend. Thank you so much, again, I can't wait to throw these on my Trek
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

Thanks! The spokes are butted, but it's...

Thanks!

The spokes are butted, but it's pretty subtle at 2.0/1.8/2.0 mm. We'll make a judgment about how well they are actually put together once they're underneath my fat ass :lol:
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Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

Evidence that I kind of know what I'm doing: ...

Evidence that I kind of know what I'm doing:

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

My wife has told me ever since we met how she's...

My wife has told me ever since we met how she's always wanted to learn to weld.

I'm hoping that once we buy a house a welder and OA torch setup will show up as well.

At least the welder. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

The only site I have whitelisted on Adblock is...

The only site I have whitelisted on Adblock is Wunderground - it cracks me up when I've been working on proposals for my job and the banner ads are all for either TW Metals or Onlinemetals.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

Just tuned it off and looked, today it's for...

Just tuned it off and looked, today it's for mortgages and the car insurance I currently have.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12,726
Views: 225,281
Posted By abshipp

I generally have no idea what ads I get targeted...

I generally have no idea what ads I get targeted with.

#adblockplus (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=adblockplus)
#BFPremium...
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