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08-16-22, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4,530
Views: 348,757
Posted By Ubie

16mi and change on the gravel bike. Here is the...

16mi and change on the gravel bike. Here is the elevation profile for the last 1.05mi. First time I made it up the hill was Sunday, 2nd time was today. For the last 6 years I've walked it, progress!...
07-30-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,789
Posted By Ubie

Travelling a lot for work this month, most likely...

Travelling a lot for work this month, most likely just 15-20mi each weekend.
Had a shoulder MRI done last week and pending my consult in a few days i'm pretty sure I need surgery which will no doubt...
07-30-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,004
Posted By Ubie

Today's 15mi puts me at 195/month. Being goaded...

Today's 15mi puts me at 195/month. Being goaded in to a short ride tomorrow instead of a run since it would complete several Strava and Garmin challenges. Gotta chase those digital trophies :)
07-28-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,004
Posted By Ubie

A quick 12.5 today with the spawn. Meetings...

A quick 12.5 today with the spawn. Meetings early, plus he may be getting a little under the weather cut things short of the 16 we had planned.
I think that puts me at 179-180 on the month. ...
07-25-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,004
Posted By Ubie

Participated in the Ben to Shore ride yesterday....

Participated in the Ben to Shore ride yesterday. 65mi course, 71mi on the day. Brings me up to 167mi for the month.


Finished 6 Strava challenges and 2 on Garmin, ha!
07-25-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4,530
Views: 348,757
Posted By Ubie

Yesterday, 71mi. Did the Ben to Shore 65mi. ride...

Yesterday, 71mi. Did the Ben to Shore 65mi. ride from Philly to Atlantic City. Add in 6mi when we biked to the start. My farthest ride ever by about 9mi, and that was 18 years ago.

It was so, so...
07-14-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4,530
Views: 348,757
Posted By Ubie

20mi today with ~800' of climb. Meant to do 16mi...

20mi today with ~800' of climb. Meant to do 16mi but missed a turn and decided to change my route on the fly.
07-13-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,004
Posted By Ubie

Strava shows me at 76mi so far this month... ...

Strava shows me at 76mi so far this month...
Will def be well above 100mi as I have a 100km charity ride on the 24th. 16mi planned for tomorrow, same route again on Saturday.

Been running on my...
07-12-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4,530
Views: 348,757
Posted By Ubie

15.85mi, ~850' of elevation gain. First road...

15.85mi, ~850' of elevation gain. First road ride in a while. On vacation in an area with rolling hills instead of 'kill you to death, totally like dead' hills is a nice change, even if this total...
07-06-22, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4,530
Views: 348,757
Posted By Ubie

Managed to sneak in 16mi on the rail trail before...

Managed to sneak in 16mi on the rail trail before the first meetings of the day. Probably won't have a chance to ride again until Monday, boo!
07-03-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4,530
Views: 348,757
Posted By Ubie

31.7mi gravel ride. ~400' of climb, all in miles...

31.7mi gravel ride. ~400' of climb, all in miles 2-16. Downhill on the way back :)
07-02-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 45,225
Posted By Ubie

Works with Saturday Night Live casts as well. ...

Works with Saturday Night Live casts as well. Ask someone what their favorite cast was, when they were live that person was probably between the ages of 14-20.
06-30-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,164
Posted By Ubie

Dag nabbit! I was going for goofy.

Dag nabbit! I was going for goofy.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 466,103
Posted By Ubie

The spawn with his Stevens Super Prestige and my...

The spawn with his Stevens Super Prestige and my Cannondale Topstone 1. Second pic is the side of a dam, so the water was behind me.

...
06-19-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By Ubie

More power to you, but I have a (completely...

More power to you, but I have a (completely irrational) fear of losing toes with sandals on a bike.
05-22-22, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,381
Posted By Ubie

Oof, it was a hot and humid one today! I was at...

Oof, it was a hot and humid one today!
I was at the 3rd aid station, so hopefully was able to help some of you come through. We had a great time chatting with and helping out the riders today.
04-24-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4,530
Views: 348,757
Posted By Ubie

17 mi, 1300' of elevation gain. Getting back in...

17 mi, 1300' of elevation gain. Getting back in to riding. Most of my days are for running, so only Sunday for the bike.
04-24-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,769
Posted By Ubie

Local boy scout troop did it 2 years ago, fully...

Local boy scout troop did it 2 years ago, fully carry for 5 days I think (130 or 150mi total). No SAG I mean. Troop leader is 260lbs+ and rides a Jamis MTB that last was serviced during the Obama...
04-23-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,740
Posted By Ubie

Off topic, but we used to have an older gentleman...

Off topic, but we used to have an older gentleman near me growing up that hated squirrels. After the Dept of Fish and Wildlife told him in no uncertain terms picking them off with a .22 was not...
04-04-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,670
Posted By Ubie

Beware the Muppet! ...

Beware the Muppet!
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04-04-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,670
Posted By Ubie

I don't think you realize just how desperately my...

I don't think you realize just how desperately my muppet, er dog, wants to be your friend. Unfortunately he is dumb as a post and doesn't realize he weighs 90lbs and thus the effects of Newton's...
04-04-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,032
Posted By Ubie

Lived, biked, and drove in Manhattan for 5+...

Lived, biked, and drove in Manhattan for 5+ years. This guy is a toolbox, none of that excuses his behaviors in any way.
04-03-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,032
Posted By Ubie

It was dumb in the 60's, it's dumb now. Much...

It was dumb in the 60's, it's dumb now. Much like the guy in your video.
03-27-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By Ubie

My PT has me doing 'easy' rides (road and light...

My PT has me doing 'easy' rides (road and light gravel, no mountain) and restorative yoga after my runs to help with my hips. 3 running days, 2 yoga days, 1 biking day, 1 day off per week.
03-24-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,462
Posted By Ubie

Put a little elbow grease in to it and ride it...

Put a little elbow grease in to it and ride it till the wheels fall off. That's an awesome find, hope you enjoy it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20,534
Views: 4,797,651
Posted By Ubie

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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$20 Trek 2200 (circa 2001) (fine, plus $168 for shipping across the US)
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03-17-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,198
Posted By Ubie

It has arrived! Taking it to my LBS in a week for...

It has arrived! Taking it to my LBS in a week for a full breakdown/tuneup. Definitely needs new chain, so probably the cassette as well. Bar tape, brake pads, and a bath. Clearly has some stickers...
03-11-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5,234
Views: 3,692,361
Posted By Ubie

Shakedown ride. Cannondale Topstone 1. Nothing...

Shakedown ride. Cannondale Topstone 1. Nothing fell off, was able to adjust the seat properly. Need more time in the saddle to let me seat bones get used to it....
03-07-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By Ubie

Ugh, thank you for this post. Now i now what I...

Ugh, thank you for this post. Now i now what I need to discuss with my doctor at my next physical. Your post led me in to a deeper dive of my issues. Deep 'popping' in my hip, clicking sound/feel...
02-23-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,161
Posted By Ubie

Last I looked REI had several flavors of...

Last I looked REI had several flavors of Cannondale (including some women specific models) and their in-house brand, Co-op, in stock. I picked my Topstone 1 up a couple of weeks ago.
02-11-22, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By Ubie

I have Paul Neo Retro cantis on my cyclocross...

I have Paul Neo Retro cantis on my cyclocross bike connected to some SRAM Red brifters that do the job. They're running about $133/wheel right now though, worth saving up for if you can wait a bit...
01-17-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 265,213
Posted By Ubie

REI finally got the Cannondale Topstone 1 Alloy...

REI finally got the Cannondale Topstone 1 Alloy in stock in my size. The price has gone up since they were last in stock, but the 10% dividend, plus 5% to put it on their credit cards sure helps.
08-08-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,202
Posted By Ubie

I often use the misery index to determine when...

I often use the misery index to determine when I'm going to be ok exercising. It is the current temp + dew point. If it's over 150F, I'm going to have a hard time, but I don't deal well with heat in...
07-15-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,841
Posted By Ubie

Personally never understood this complaint. I've...

Personally never understood this complaint. I've used mast style hitches for most of my life and this has never been a problem, perhaps it is user error?

The tray types are nice though, my...
07-02-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 16,020
Posted By Ubie

Pretty serious, indeed.

Pretty serious, indeed.
05-25-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,786
Posted By Ubie

My spawn rides a Marlin 5, he's 5'4" 110lbs...

My spawn rides a Marlin 5, he's 5'4" 110lbs (45-50kg?) soaking wet and loves the thing. It is fairly heavy, but not obnoxiously so. I chose it over the 4 because of the hydro brakes and the cables...
05-20-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,240
Posted By Ubie

I picked up the 2019 DRT 1.2 last October on some...

I picked up the 2019 DRT 1.2 last October on some random super sale, just over $600 OTD. Since it was on sale I didn't get the 10%, but I have the REI CC and got the dividend there. I can't...
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