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Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-16, 03:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,637
Posted By JoeB14

I took two weeks, though probably could have gone...

I took two weeks, though probably could have gone riding earlier.
Forum: Foo
08-19-15, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 708
Posted By JoeB14

I had the ablation done about 16 months ago. Not...

I had the ablation done about 16 months ago. Not a single episode since.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-15, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,030
Posted By JoeB14

Very impressive! congrats.

Very impressive! congrats.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-14, 10:30 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,298
Posted By JoeB14

I apologize for a reply that ignores your...

I apologize for a reply that ignores your original question...but I had Dave build me a steel frame a couple years ago and I was very happy with the entire process. The bike fits and rides very well,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-14, 02:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,819
Posted By JoeB14

Yes, six years ago. Went over the handlebars....

Yes, six years ago. Went over the handlebars. Spent the weekend at the hospital. Minor cuts and scrapes, back was black and blue, but the real problem was I broke my thumb in several places. Surgery...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-14, 07:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,049
Posted By JoeB14

Ride around Skaneateles Lake (New York), and then...

Ride around Skaneateles Lake (New York), and then smoke some chicken for company.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-14, 02:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,715
Posted By JoeB14

Very nice-I like it. I have a Litespeed...

Very nice-I like it. I have a Litespeed Classic-you are giving me ideas :-)

Just curious...how much did it cost to have the rims powder coated?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-14, 06:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,798
Posted By JoeB14

This is what hurts. I passed out on the way to...

This is what hurts. I passed out on the way to the bathroom a few months ago, and broke six ribs, bruised the spleen, and poked a hole in lung. A week in the hospital, and multiple cardiac...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-14, 04:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,040
Posted By JoeB14

I also like the Specialized BG gloves. Been using...

I also like the Specialized BG gloves. Been using them for many years.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-14, 07:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,490
Posted By JoeB14

Your ride reports and photos are always an...

Your ride reports and photos are always an enjoyable read. Looks like a great Century.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-14, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By JoeB14

I can't comment specifically about Italy, but...

I can't comment specifically about Italy, but with respect to tour operators I did a tour in California using Backroads, and they did a super job. Great accomodations, choices of routes, the guides...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-13, 11:50 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,226
Posted By JoeB14

Selle Titanico X saddle.

Selle Titanico X saddle.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-13, 04:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,962
Posted By JoeB14

I have the regular version (non-X model), weigh...

I have the regular version (non-X model), weigh 185 lbs, and have had it for about 1.5 years. No problems with stretch-it feels better now than a year ago. I really like it, and have put the X...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-13, 04:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,554
Posted By JoeB14

I actually hit one five years ago. Spent the...

I actually hit one five years ago. Spent the weekend in the hospital, and then couldn't ride for 8 weeks while my thumb, which required surgery, healed from multiple breaks. The best two months of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-13, 03:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 901
Posted By JoeB14

Did the whole family like the trip? Wife and I...

Did the whole family like the trip? Wife and I did a Backroads bike trip a few years ago, and we both loved it, but we are unsure if a family trip would be enjoyed by our daughter.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-13, 06:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,249
Posted By JoeB14

I have two bikes with Brooks B17's, and one with...

I have two bikes with Brooks B17's, and one with Selle Anatomica Titanico. The Selle is more comfortable.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-13, 06:44 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,486
Posted By JoeB14

Look for (and get under) shelter-like some ones...

Look for (and get under) shelter-like some ones open garage, covered stoop, under a bridge, etc. And just wait it out.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-13, 08:47 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,269
Posted By JoeB14

+1. I made the switch to compact bars due to...

+1. I made the switch to compact bars due to easier packing, and ended up liking them so much I put them on my other bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-13, 10:49 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,269
Posted By JoeB14

With my S&S bike, disassembly/packing takes about...

With my S&S bike, disassembly/packing takes about 30 minutes, unpack and reassemble takes a bit less. It's a 60 cm bike, so the crank arms need to be removed (not just the pedals). Getting the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-13, 10:13 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,269
Posted By JoeB14

A few years ago I bought a 2004 Litespeed Classic...

A few years ago I bought a 2004 Litespeed Classic on ebay, then sent it to Bilenky in Philly for the retrofit, hardshell case, etc. I think I have about $3k into it, total. Haven't traveled with it...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-13, 04:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,371
Posted By JoeB14

Here is another that you may want to look into. I...

Here is another that you may want to look into. I have B17's on my three bikes, but put one of these on one bike last summer, and I do like it better than the Brooks. Less nose pressure.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-13, 09:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,007
Posted By JoeB14

I had to click on your link to see where in VA...

I had to click on your link to see where in VA this was. Two years ago I was in VA on business and stayed at a hotel in Woodstock. As I am walking from my car to the hotel a group of riders came into...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-13, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 777
Posted By JoeB14

Your pictures of your rides never fail to...

Your pictures of your rides never fail to impress. Thanks for sharing.
03-21-13, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By JoeB14

Mind if I ask...how much was the cost? Or rather,...

Mind if I ask...how much was the cost? Or rather, was it more or less than the traditional way?

My last "new" crown was 1.5 years ago, and I think it cost me $700. Two weeks ago the sticky candy I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-12, 11:34 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 49,205
Posted By JoeB14

People who smoke a cigarette while pumping gas...

People who smoke a cigarette while pumping gas into their car.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-12, 05:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,405
Posted By JoeB14

I bought a steel frame, SRAM red equiped...

I bought a steel frame, SRAM red equiped Motobecane bike from them a year ago. Out of three bikes I own-a litespeed and Trek carbon fiber-the Moto has been my go-to bike. Love the Red, ride is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-12, 07:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,959
Posted By JoeB14

The past two years when vacationing in VT I have...

The past two years when vacationing in VT I have done a ride that goes to Jay Peak. Profile looks like the profile of the Golden Gate Bridge-up/down/up/down. Total length of 42 miles. The climbs...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-12, 01:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,857
Posted By JoeB14

I have three bikes, and all three have (had?)...

I have three bikes, and all three have (had?) Brooks B17. I recently bought the Selle Anatomica and put it on one bike, and so far that is even more comfortable than the Brooks. Not as much pressure...
07-16-12, 05:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,688
Posted By JoeB14

I hit one at about 18 mph. Bike was fine, I spent...

I hit one at about 18 mph. Bike was fine, I spent the weekend at the hospital, and was off the bike for two months while my surgically-repaired thumb healed. The deer survived-I think he starred in...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-12, 03:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,397
Posted By JoeB14

Congrats on the century!

Congrats on the century!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-12, 08:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 746
Posted By JoeB14

Saturday did 62 miles in Madison county. Some...

Saturday did 62 miles in Madison county. Some familiar roads, and some new, which were very nice-no traffic. Sunday, just a short 24 miles, then home to open all my bike-related Father's Day gifts.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-12, 10:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,125
Posted By JoeB14

A Brokeback Mountain moment.:lol:

A Brokeback Mountain moment.:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-12, 04:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,125
Posted By JoeB14

I think it was 10 days for me. No pain at all.

I think it was 10 days for me. No pain at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-12, 01:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,265
Posted By JoeB14

Regarding question #5...have you considered...

Regarding question #5...have you considered adding S&S couplers to your bike? It's not cheap, but if you see this happening more in the future (bringing bike on a trip) then it will pay off in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-12, 08:14 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,331
Posted By JoeB14

I always felt that I wouldn't run unless I was...

I always felt that I wouldn't run unless I was being chased. Last Fall, faced with the boredom of the trainer during winter, I took up running, first at the track at my gym, then going outside on...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-12, 08:10 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,795
Posted By JoeB14

Last July I bought a BD steel framed bike with...

Last July I bought a BD steel framed bike with SRAM red, Ksyrium Elite wheels for $2k, which was less than the gruppo and wheels would cost on the internet. My intent was to eventually buy a custom...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-12, 10:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 836
Posted By JoeB14

Did a 67 mile ride this AM, out to Otisco Lake...

Did a 67 mile ride this AM, out to Otisco Lake and back. Weather should be good thru the holiday weekend, so plan to get out Sunday and Monday.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-12, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By JoeB14

Got anyone who can listen while you ride on the...

Got anyone who can listen while you ride on the trainer? I had my wife do it-held a cardboard paper towel tube to her ear-and she was able to isolate it to the BB.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-12, 05:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,717
Posted By JoeB14

Many thanks. I tried it, and it worked like a...

Many thanks. I tried it, and it worked like a charm.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-12, 12:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,717
Posted By JoeB14

Can you elaborate on this trick? I'm on my third...

Can you elaborate on this trick? I'm on my third B17 and it hasn't broken in a bit, compared to the first two. What did you do-just leave a damp washcloth on it overnight?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-12, 03:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,648
Posted By JoeB14

Colorado cyclist has Descente Aero-X bibs on sale...

Colorado cyclist has Descente Aero-X bibs on sale for $70 right now.

http://www.coloradocyclist.com/product/item/DESXBPS5
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-12, 08:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 982
Posted By JoeB14

I like Descente Aero-X bibs. Have about 6 pair,...

I like Descente Aero-X bibs. Have about 6 pair, and based on the deal below, I'm hoping the wife gets me a pair or two for Fathers Day. I also use Perforamcne Elite, but the Descente's are my choice...
Forum: Northeast
05-17-12, 04:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,636
Posted By JoeB14

i have done a variation of the counterclockwise...

i have done a variation of the counterclockwise loop and turning towards shore on the West side-as this does-is a nice change from seeing the lake from the upper elevations. It brings you down to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-12, 01:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By JoeB14

I bought a bike last year that had these wheels,...

I bought a bike last year that had these wheels, so likely a 2011 model. I've probably got about 1200 miles on them so far. No complaints, but then I'm just a rec rider. I really can't tell the...
05-15-12, 02:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,873
Posted By JoeB14

Not supposed to be in checked or carry on baggage.

Not supposed to be in checked or carry on baggage.
05-05-12, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By JoeB14

You may want to try increasing the tension. You...

You may want to try increasing the tension. You should have received a special wrench with the saddle-use it to turn the nut under the nose.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-12, 09:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,772
Posted By JoeB14

I took my S&S bike on it's maiden air flight last...

I took my S&S bike on it's maiden air flight last month (US Airways). I was prepared to say "bike parts" if I was asked about the case's contents, but no one asked. At check in the person remarked...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-12, 05:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,151
Posted By JoeB14

I have been using Specialized BG Gel gloves for...

I have been using Specialized BG Gel gloves for several years. Comfortable, and durable. Still have (and use) the first pair I bought.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-12, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By JoeB14

http://www.bikeparts.com/search_results.asp?id=BPC...

http://www.bikeparts.com/search_results.asp?id=BPC323884

Lemond Lewedge.
04-03-12, 05:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,873
Posted By JoeB14

The hard case for an S&S coupled bike is 26" x...

The hard case for an S&S coupled bike is 26" x 26" x 10", and yes, you have to deflate the tires.
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