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Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-17, 11:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,204
Posted By Alasdair

THIS. Yes, I ordered from Aerotech after an email...

THIS. Yes, I ordered from Aerotech after an email exchange with them and the arm warmers are perfect.

Thank you so much!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-17, 11:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,204
Posted By Alasdair

Thanks! Checking them out. Sent them an email.

Thanks! Checking them out. Sent them an email.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-17, 11:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,204
Posted By Alasdair

Hitting the gym is what got me into this...

Hitting the gym is what got me into this predicament! Lifting at lunch and spin class in the evenings during off season.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-17, 11:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,204
Posted By Alasdair

Had to be honest to get accurate feedback!

Had to be honest to get accurate feedback!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-17, 12:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,204
Posted By Alasdair

Hummmm... :foo: Never even considered leg...

Hummmm... :foo: Never even considered leg warmers. I do have some sewing talent in my family, so that is an option.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-17, 11:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,204
Posted By Alasdair

Arm Warmers for Larger Biceps

I am a clyde and I have biceps that are 18+ inches around and have trouble finding arm warmers that fit. Anyone have recommendations?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-17, 09:01 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 43,060
Posted By Alasdair

I just got a PR on this thread.

I just got a PR on this thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-17, 11:06 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,919
Posted By Alasdair

Maybe he needs more carbon fiber in his diet.

Maybe he needs more carbon fiber in his diet.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-17, 01:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 675
Posted By Alasdair

I rode for years with my iPhone as my bike...

I rode for years with my iPhone as my bike computer using Wahoo bluetooth sensor of varying types. Phone battery was my biggest issue. I recently tried the Wahoo RFLCT and found it lacking so I went...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-15, 01:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,459
Posted By Alasdair

Create segments for those unhindered parts of the...

Create segments for those unhindered parts of the ride and use them as your gauge.

[edit] Just saw your desire to keep a single file/ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-15, 02:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,540
Posted By Alasdair

Ungodly amounts of rain (Rainpocalypse) with wind...

Ungodly amounts of rain (Rainpocalypse) with wind forecasted for the Carolinas this weekend. If you can't stay dry, stay safe, my friends!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-15, 01:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,540
Posted By Alasdair

Notice I didn't say "Day 5 of no riding"......

Notice I didn't say "Day 5 of no riding"... ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-15, 09:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,540
Posted By Alasdair

Day 5 of Rain

Saw this awesome sight from the window of my building this morning.

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-15, 10:26 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,354
Posted By Alasdair

"I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear...

"I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-15, 08:18 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,606
Posted By Alasdair

Researched a line of my family and found the...

Researched a line of my family and found the namesake was a monk named Alasdair Mor. I thought that was a cool name.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-15, 11:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,110
Posted By Alasdair

The trainer will shred a tire much faster than...

The trainer will shred a tire much faster than regular riding. So a trainer "rated" tire (I've seen yellow ones) is advisable. That would be the reason to look at a dedicated tire/wheel/cassette...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-15, 02:10 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 33,271
Posted By Alasdair

Components and aesthetics (both look and feel)...

Components and aesthetics (both look and feel) determine which is the best bike. I have a 2006 Fuji Team Pro and love it. If I had a Trek Madone, I'd love it too. The BESTest bike is the one that you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-15, 09:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,472
Posted By Alasdair

Regardless the missing pic (though we would love...

Regardless the missing pic (though we would love to see your bike), congrats on your new ride and return to cycling!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-15, 09:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,212
Posted By Alasdair

Same here, but my "recovery rides" last until the...

Same here, but my "recovery rides" last until the first Strava segment. I find that when life keeps me off the bike for several days, soreness goes away and I am much stronger on my rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-15, 10:53 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,815
Posted By Alasdair

+1. We are an iPhone family so we all have it....

+1. We are an iPhone family so we all have it. Even with a ride buddy so he will know when I am near to "pick him up" along our route.
05-23-15, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,705
Posted By Alasdair

Thanks All! I will ensure that the lock ring is...

Thanks All! I will ensure that the lock ring is torqued appropriately and maybe look at a steel freehub for future.
05-22-15, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,705
Posted By Alasdair

Cassette cutting into splines of hub

The last few times I have taken my cassette off of my FSA RD420 wheel for cleaning, I found the individual cogs have cut about 1 mm into the splines of the hub and requires a bit of convincing to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-15, 10:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,294
Posted By Alasdair

Likewise, I use the Halo "beanie" caps. I have...

Likewise, I use the Halo "beanie" caps. I have two. Seems to manage sweat from scalp/brow well with the silicone strip built into the cap. In the past, I have used the chapstick style sunscreen. Run...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-15, 10:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,507
Posted By Alasdair

Wow. Y'all go fast enough to splatter the bugs?...

Wow. Y'all go fast enough to splatter the bugs? They usually just crawl off of mine and pass me.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-13, 07:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,623
Posted By Alasdair

The last metric I rode (64.5 miles) was just at...

The last metric I rode (64.5 miles) was just at 2000ft of climbing. My usual 25 mile loop has right around 1200 ft of climbing. I'm a fat boy, so hills suck.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-13, 06:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,421
Posted By Alasdair

I've got about 20k on my Fuji. When the carbon...

I've got about 20k on my Fuji. When the carbon begins to delaminate from exposure to sun or water, I just wrap it in duct tape...
Forum: Southeast
09-24-13, 06:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 577
Posted By Alasdair

Bike for Kicks - Greenwood, SC

Anyone else riding this weekend?

http://beta.active.com/greenwood-sc/cycling/races/bike-for-kicks-lander-university-jeff-may-athletic-complex-2013
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-13, 07:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,235
Posted By Alasdair

Since all of my other favs have been posted... ...

Since all of my other favs have been posted...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLiai4gg_0Q
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-13, 09:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,300
Posted By Alasdair

I rode the crap outta my Denali when I determined...

I rode the crap outta my Denali when I determined that I liked the sport and bought a Fuji carbon bike. I had to replace the bottom bracket bearings fairly regularly (I requested them from Kent, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-13, 09:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,007
Posted By Alasdair

Our local group ride majordomo sent this out to...

Our local group ride majordomo sent this out to the group today. May answer some questions.

http://www.bicycling.com/beginners/safety-etiquette/group-dynamics
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-13, 08:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,992
Posted By Alasdair

I had the same thing happen to me when I first...

I had the same thing happen to me when I first started cycling. I was overweight (still am) and on meds for BP and cholesterol. I was doing great. 15-20 miles during the week and 30-40 on weekends....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-13, 07:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,988
Posted By Alasdair

I've ranged from 280 to 240 and all I've ever...

I've ranged from 280 to 240 and all I've ever used is 23c. Currently run Michelin Lithion2's with rear at 110psi and front at 100psi. I've never had issues. That said, some of the above comments have...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-13, 07:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,046
Posted By Alasdair

Long shallow hill, I sit and mash. Short steep...

Long shallow hill, I sit and mash. Short steep hill, I stand and stomp. Long steep hill, I look for another route.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-13, 09:09 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,101
Posted By Alasdair

45mph on my old GMC Denali... Yes, that makes it...

45mph on my old GMC Denali... Yes, that makes it all the more frightening and amazing.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-13, 07:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,917
Posted By Alasdair

Go for it. Just pull the old drab tires off....

Go for it. Just pull the old drab tires off. Those now become spares or trainer tires. Bike is happy and you are happy.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-13, 06:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,083
Posted By Alasdair

This ^

This ^
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-13, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By Alasdair

I usually ride Ocean Blvd between Atlantic Beach...

I usually ride Ocean Blvd between Atlantic Beach and Cherry Grove and maybe go over to Hillside Dr (lots of stop signs on Hillside, tho). You can go up 65 and turn onto Hill St. then to Little River...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-13, 09:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,083
Posted By Alasdair

Nice! From a fellow Fuji owner ('06 Team Pro)...

Nice! From a fellow Fuji owner ('06 Team Pro) Congratulations! Oh, I mean "Flip it" (and then put it back the way you want it when no one is looking).
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-13, 09:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,471
Posted By Alasdair

I was riding once in extreme rural South Carolina...

I was riding once in extreme rural South Carolina on what we call a "tar and gravel" road (I've heard others call it chip stone or something) that really soaks up momentum. While riding up a hill on...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-13, 07:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 941
Posted By Alasdair

I've been off the bike for almost 2 years due to...

I've been off the bike for almost 2 years due to work schedule changes and general laziness, allowing my clyde self to bulk up in a not good way. So, I've been dieting (10lbs down so far and another...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-13, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 177,361
Posted By Alasdair

The High Priests of BF have said it before: There...

The High Priests of BF have said it before: There are two kinds of people - those who have fallen due to clipless pedals and those who will. I am a proud member of the first group.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-13, 06:43 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 60,422
Posted By Alasdair

322041 From my ride today. Stopped by the...

322041
From my ride today. Stopped by the American Legion and took this photo. First time on the road in two years! Woo Hoo! :p
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-10, 09:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,090
Posted By Alasdair

Thanks! I thought I had some spinach in my...

Thanks! I thought I had some spinach in my teeth...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-10, 09:19 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,090
Posted By Alasdair

Dang it! They spelled it wrong on my jersey! ...

Dang it! They spelled it wrong on my jersey!
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Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-10, 10:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 985
Posted By Alasdair

You may not have inflated the tire enough, which...

You may not have inflated the tire enough, which can cause a "sloppy" feeling in the rear of the bike. Also verify that the bead of the tire is under the lip of the rim on both sides all the way...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-10, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 757
Posted By Alasdair

Just pull them off the front and then they'll...

Just pull them off the front and then they'll match and you'll be all incognito!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-10, 10:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,716
Posted By Alasdair

http://img.timeinc.net/recipes/i/recipes/ck/01/11/...

http://img.timeinc.net/recipes/i/recipes/ck/01/11/pumpkin-pie-ck-521671-l.jpg

I like pie.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-10, 03:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 873
Posted By Alasdair

I was actually referring to my riding experience....

I was actually referring to my riding experience. YMMV.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-10, 02:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 873
Posted By Alasdair

As botto pointed out, the down tube takes care of...

As botto pointed out, the down tube takes care of most of what comes from my front wheel, it's all the crap from the rear wheel I am sucking that bothers me. *He* is the one that needs fenders!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-09, 03:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,828
Posted By Alasdair

My OPINION is not to change... I dig the white.

My OPINION is not to change... I dig the white.
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