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07-25-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 669
Posted By 79pmooney

I've done mid 40s or faster in a 42x17 many...

I've done mid 40s or faster in a 42x17 many times. (As a 20 something ex-racer with "issues", I used to ride up Oakland's Juaguin (sp) Miller to Skyline Blvd, turn around and ride down. 4 lanes...
07-25-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,284
Posted By Trakhak

It's easy to divine Larry's motivation for...

It's easy to divine Larry's motivation for defending that group, which boils down to the following: what they're doing must be OK because those would-be racers are the coolest bike guys out on the...
07-23-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 669
Posted By Dylansbob

That was my typical gearing when I was commuting...

That was my typical gearing when I was commuting fixed. 14 miles each way, ~800ft climbing. Max rpm on downhill, as calculated by gps speed was 220.
07-22-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,056
Posted By Korina

Anyone annoyed by those hubs that sound like an...

Anyone annoyed by those hubs that sound like an entire swarm of angry murder hornets?
07-21-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 669
Posted By ThermionicScott

42/18 is the winter gear on my FG. Usually by...

42/18 is the winter gear on my FG. Usually by this point in the season I've changed it to 45/16, but I haven't gotten around to it yet.

Spin it smoothly at 25+ MPH and people won't be laughing at...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,141
Posted By N2deep

Im not a fan of the caps but will wear one,...

Im not a fan of the caps but will wear one, rarely, on hot days to help with the sun and extremely cold days for warmth. Other than as noted i think they are a touch ugly and distract from the...
07-20-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,734
Posted By caloso

Cyclists tend to get really strong in a very...

Cyclists tend to get really strong in a very limited range, and very weak otherwise. I started doing TRX recently to address that imbalance.
07-17-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,284
Posted By mstateglfr

A full minute? Take a stop watch and really...

A full minute? Take a stop watch and really experience 1 full minute in silence. Someone held their horn down for that long? Come on.

Your threads are fun.
07-16-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,284
Posted By badger1

Lol! I adored the next line from the op: "we have...

Lol! I adored the next line from the op: "we have a reputation for being dangerous". Put me in mind of a classic.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SmzMzmnB-iQ
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2,602
Views: 28,443
Posted By rjones28

We had a guy roll into the shop this morning that...

We had a guy roll into the shop this morning that needed new brake pads. He's about a third of the way into riding the circumference of the US on a recumbent.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2,602
Views: 28,443
Posted By rjones28

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,842
Posted By whipnet

I ride a fat bike, so not only do I not get told...

I ride a fat bike, so not only do I not get told hi or waved to by roadies, I get dirty looks.

Maybe my tires make too much noise...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,842
Posted By CliffordK

I think these are riders practicing for the TDF. ...

I think these are riders practicing for the TDF.

There is no way a person can get a jump on their breakaway if they announce "on your left". So, they simply try to sneak past... put the hammer...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,710
Posted By caloso

When I first started riding, I signed up for a...

When I first started riding, I signed up for a 40-mile charity ride. I remember hooking up with a bunch for awhile but I didn't know anything about riding with a group so I ended up getting dropped...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,710
Posted By tomato coupe

Every ride is a race ... you just might not know...

Every ride is a race ... you just might not know it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,842
Posted By Spreggy

It's not just cycling, it's the world today imho....

It's not just cycling, it's the world today imho. Growing up, people used to just pop into each others houses to say hi, we called it "company". Now if the doorbell rings it's like who the hell is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,842
Posted By GlennR

I've owned a VW since 1974 and I don't wave at...

I've owned a VW since 1974 and I don't wave at anyone.

https://www.glenn-ring.com/pemp/newsday.jpg
07-04-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 746
Posted By CliffordK

That's your choice. I prefer to prioritize...

That's your choice.

I prefer to prioritize safety and dependability. What is broken on your front hub? How did you manage to destroy the chain and cassette in 3 months? 1000+ miles a month?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,138
Posted By growlerdinky

Drope hamers. build guads. Dial it up...

Drope hamers.

build guads.

Dial it up like you are a toaster oven.

roughly 19 mph

unless they had been training with power, there is no way they could match your speed.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,138
Posted By Chandne

That sucks! You are very persistent so I'm sure...

That sucks! You are very persistent so I'm sure you will find these guys. Keep at it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,138
Posted By Kimmo

That's one of those archaic phrases which uses a...

That's one of those archaic phrases which uses a word that's otherwise extinct. It's test your mettle.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-21, 11:33 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,138
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://static.boredpanda.com/blog/wp-content/uplo...

https://static.boredpanda.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/609d1643ab413_viu3d7s13xi61__700.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,138
Posted By WhyFi

Nope. I'm studly.

Nope. I'm studly.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,138
Posted By Chandne

I get that! Don't lower yourself.

I get that! Don't lower yourself.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,138
Posted By Broctoon

LarrySellerz, you rock. I love how you’re the...

LarrySellerz, you rock. I love how you’re the total anti-racerboi. You can ride with me anytime. In fact, I know of a weekly late night group ride that you’d fit right into.

I’m not surprised at...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,138
Posted By genejockey

Yeah, but it's always fun to pretend.

Yeah, but it's always fun to pretend.
06-23-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,064
Posted By cthenn

Need more of em. Too many friggin' deer and...

Need more of em. Too many friggin' deer and turkeys and pigs. They are out of control, esp the turkeys.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 01:50 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,138
Posted By genejockey

Group riding isn't about being fast enough to...

Group riding isn't about being fast enough to keep up. Group riding is a set of skills, and experience shows that randos who show up intentionally dressed NOT to fit in are very unlikely to have...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,138
Posted By krakhaus

You show up to a club ride with no helmet, they...

You show up to a club ride with no helmet, they say you can't ride with them, but you do anyway, then you crash. I think you made their point quite well.
06-10-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,534
Posted By big chainring

One of the disturbing bits in Breaking Away is...

One of the disturbing bits in Breaking Away is Daves father Mr Stoller. A stone cutter who still strolls campus admiring his work. But the work is gone now and Dave and his friends swim in the...
06-10-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,534
Posted By ksryder

Wow imagine completely and utterly missing the...

Wow imagine completely and utterly missing the point of Breaking Away.
05-24-21, 02:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,891
Posted By 50PlusCycling

I am not a doctor, but treated lots of leg...

I am not a doctor, but treated lots of leg injuries as an Army medic. I have also suffered some knee (and other injuries) over the years. A torn ligament can take quite a lot longer to heal than you...
05-22-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,132
Posted By fooferdoggie

all disc brakes need the pads needed in not a big...

all disc brakes need the pads needed in not a big deal.
our e tandem came with something just below Shimano deore hydraulics and a rim brake too. the rim brake ws about on par with the disc but...
05-20-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,891
Posted By BHG6

I feel for ya, man. Knee injuries suck. I've been...

I feel for ya, man. Knee injuries suck. I've been out most of this year with bursitis, tendonitis, and a torn meniscus in my left knee. Can't even run across the street. I finally got an MRI done and...
05-20-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,891
Posted By urbanknight

Well, I appreciate the entertainment then.

Well, I appreciate the entertainment then.
05-20-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,534
Posted By genejockey

I thought you live in the Bay Area? Where the...

I thought you live in the Bay Area? Where the hell are you gonna find flat ground?
05-20-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,891
Posted By urbanknight

Wow, you really did go there! :lol: I...

Wow, you really did go there! :lol:


I thought that was a snarky sarcastic response, but now I'm starting to think you really mean it!

I like your rules though, and the order they're in,...
05-20-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,891
Posted By DMC707

“ look out that window Larry! Do you see what...

“ look out that window Larry! Do you see what happens when you F a stranger in the A?”
05-19-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,891
Posted By terrymorse

As someone who has ridden with injuries, my...

As someone who has ridden with injuries, my personal rules are:

if it hurts, stop doing it
moving is better than not moving
be mindful of how you're stressing the injured part(s)
if it...
05-19-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,891
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I think the OP should dial it up to 400W and...

I think the OP should dial it up to 400W and drope some hamers. He said he’s ready. HTFU.
05-18-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,272
Posted By johnnyace

Sorry, bad generalization on my part, but you MAY...

Sorry, bad generalization on my part, but you MAY be the exception to the rule, haha. In all fairness, the Ford F-350 guy seems to be common, as well. And I like Ford trucks. :D
...
05-08-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,979
Posted By genejockey

I would not draft any of the eBikes I see on the...

I would not draft any of the eBikes I see on the roads the OP rides. They do not inspire confidence. In addition, they mostly pass me going uphill, where drafting would be useless, and downhill I'm...
05-08-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,979
Posted By rsbob

Quite a few generalizations about the...

Quite a few generalizations about the capabilities of e-bikers. My wife has one and we rode singles and a tandem with me for 35 years. On her e-bike she uses the same skill set as on her single road...
05-08-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,979
Posted By KPREN

I have had biker want to draft off of me at 18-20...

I have had biker want to draft off of me at 18-20 mph. No problem, I have a huge frontal area and form a good pocket behind me. If I know they are there, because I look in my mirror, I won't do...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,369
Posted By Seattle Forrest

That's what she said.

That's what she said.
05-07-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,534
Posted By growlerdinky

this thread is amazing

this thread is amazing
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,369
Posted By MinnMan

bye

bye
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,369
Posted By base2

In an earnest attempt to be helpful: Get...

In an earnest attempt to be helpful:
Get yourself a set of Gevenalle shifters $200
Get yourself a shorter "take-off" stem $10
Get yourself a road handlebar (aluminum) $30
Get yourself some...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,369
Posted By terrymorse

If you want some fun big hill training on the SF...

If you want some fun big hill training on the SF Peninsula and have the time, consider the Hills R Us ride on Wednesday mornings. Typical routes have 4000 feet to 7000 feet of climbing.

It's a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,369
Posted By MinnMan

We don't mean to discourage the OP. getting out...

We don't mean to discourage the OP. getting out and challenging oneself with faster riders and hills is fantastic.

Keep doing it and you'll drop some weight and get better.

And have a good...
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