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05-25-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 26,281
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Posted By BTinNYC

After mowing got a great 10.5 miles and 1250...

After mowing got a great 10.5 miles and 1250 feet. I'm getting better at hills every month.
edit:
On this 55 minute ride I was passed by 3 cars. 6 miles from here begins a totally empty section of...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 163
Posted By BTinNYC

Another vote for fit. A cm here and a few mm...

Another vote for fit.
A cm here and a few mm there.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-24-22, 05:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 212
Posted By BTinNYC

The second most difficult part of the project.......

The second most difficult part of the project.... after learning the CAD program. Even a free/cheap simple one like Sketchup, is non trivial. Solidworks > fuggetaboutit.
05-22-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By BTinNYC

I am running this combo without an issue.

I am running this combo without an issue.
05-22-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,050
Posted By BTinNYC

When any more than two drinks delivers a foggy...

When any more than two drinks delivers a foggy and dim day-after.
05-22-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 1,793
Posted By BTinNYC

Dox the lowlifes and let nature take its course.

Dox the lowlifes and let nature take its course.
05-22-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 837
Posted By BTinNYC

Yesterday's heat killed one runner in the...

Yesterday's heat killed one runner in the Brooklyn half marathon and sent a dozen to the hospital.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 04:43 AM
Replies: 6,336
Views: 77,476
Posted By BTinNYC

It was screaming hot and murky. I got Zwift for...

It was screaming hot and murky. I got Zwift for snow and rain, but yesterday I realized it's nice for the worst summer days too.
05-22-22, 03:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 268
Posted By BTinNYC

I will say Strava is the default cycling app. I...

I will say Strava is the default cycling app. I use it. The free version works just fine.
05-21-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By BTinNYC

Welcome!! I googled your bike and it looks...

Welcome!!
I googled your bike and it looks nice. No rider weight listed, but it's an aluminum frame mountain bike with 29" wheels which makes me think this a sturdy bike. There is a section here...
05-20-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3,916
Views: 301,973
Posted By BTinNYC

Final headwall at Kropps Hill on Rt 358 in...

Final headwall at Kropps Hill on Rt 358 in Rensselaerville, NY.
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Forum: Northeast
05-20-22, 05:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 224
Posted By BTinNYC

Ash, I'll update you with a report after my late...

Ash, I'll update you with a report after my late June Finger Lake rides.
All good,
BT
05-20-22, 04:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By BTinNYC

Thanks for writing and sharing the ride.

Thanks for writing and sharing the ride.
Forum: Northeast
05-19-22, 05:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 224
Posted By BTinNYC

Ash, There's a decent book called 25 Bike Rides...

Ash,
There's a decent book called 25 Bike Rides in the Finger Lakes. I'll be trying a few of the routes in June
05-18-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 26,281
Views: 2,819,492
Posted By BTinNYC

Still a cycling flatlander but working on it...

Still a cycling flatlander but working on it (ouch).
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05-18-22, 05:00 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 22,704
Posted By BTinNYC

I'm the other side of the same coin; with all the...

I'm the other side of the same coin; with all the things going on in the world (that I have zero control over) I'm happily concerned if my cycling kit is squared away.
:)
05-18-22, 04:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,020
Posted By BTinNYC

Details, details, GET A DOMANE!!! (I'm only...

Details, details, GET A DOMANE!!!
(I'm only saying that 'cause I want one)
05-15-22, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By BTinNYC

+1

+1
Forum: Foo
05-14-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By BTinNYC

Rolling Stones Live 1977

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05-13-22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By BTinNYC

I use a retractable TSA lock for my cafe stop....

I use a retractable TSA lock for my cafe stop. It's a fluffy nothing of lock, only keeping the bike from being walked off. I can see my bike through the window and don't use the lock anywhere else....
05-11-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,056
Posted By BTinNYC

I think this is the natural thing to do,...

I think this is the natural thing to do, especially for us beginners, and getting a HRM showed me the delta.
05-11-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 388
Posted By BTinNYC

Thanks for that genej. Especially the insight on...

Thanks for that genej. Especially the insight on how it feels/works for you. I will play with the setting.

Having knocked off some intervals in zwift this morning I am totally digging the...
05-11-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 388
Posted By BTinNYC

Trainer Difficulty Setting in Zwift?

Just started on Zwift and the Trainer Difficulty setting description is a bit hard to process.

It's set at 50%. I'll fool with it and see what the effect is for me, but how do other users set...
05-10-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By BTinNYC

Get the Crank Puller and doublecheck that there...

Get the Crank Puller and doublecheck that there IS NOT a washer still in the crank (if there is a washer, it would have been between the crank bolt and the crank). Park Tool has a good video on...
05-10-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 22,704
Posted By BTinNYC

I enjoy getting my kit to look OK. The OP...

I enjoy getting my kit to look OK.

The OP (long ago) mentioned hot dressed slow riders and I thought about last week when a pair of riders with totally matched kit & bikes FLEW past me on a paved...
05-10-22, 05:09 AM
Replies: 26,281
Views: 2,819,492
Posted By BTinNYC

I set up a smart trainer and Zwift on Sunday. I'm...

I set up a smart trainer and Zwift on Sunday. I'm amazed...and hurting a bit, those virtual hills are just what I needed.
05-09-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,270
Posted By BTinNYC

Ordered a VO French thread bottom bracket. Got it...

Ordered a VO French thread bottom bracket. Got it and went right to work. It was cross threading and cross threading and NOT going in correctly. I know; A) Don't force things, and B) Take a day and...
Forum: Northeast
05-08-22, 04:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 835
Posted By BTinNYC

Ouch. In wave 4, but I rode alone, pushed a bit...

Ouch.
In wave 4, but I rode alone, pushed a bit and didn't visit the after-thing so I walked right onto the ferry. Very glad I went, but in no rush to do it again. Really enjoyed the BQE and VZ...
05-07-22, 06:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 525
Posted By BTinNYC

The inability to try out the new bikes has...

The inability to try out the new bikes has stopped me from buying, especially because of geometry/ride feel.

I have the CFO's blessing and the desire for a CF wunderbike but will wait for the...
05-06-22, 04:45 AM
Replies: 26,281
Views: 2,819,492
Posted By BTinNYC

SOMETHING kicked in!

SOMETHING kicked in!
05-05-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 26,281
Views: 2,819,492
Posted By BTinNYC

Zzzzzzzzzzzz ...

Zzzzzzzzzzzz
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I knew it was gonna be flat, but dayum!
Jones Beach,...
05-03-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2,383
Views: 506,740
Posted By BTinNYC

Nice, and I really like the pinstriping on these.

Nice, and I really like the pinstriping on these.
05-03-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 815
Posted By BTinNYC

With Wahoo buying a Zwift competitor this week, I...

With Wahoo buying a Zwift competitor this week, I bet the Zwift upgrade release cycle happens more often.

Just an FYI, Zwift put all their Wahoo hardware on a 30% sale (which shook the moths out...
Forum: Foo
05-03-22, 05:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,076
Posted By BTinNYC

Luckily, I don't have to buy anything from Cisco.

Luckily, I don't have to buy anything from Cisco.
05-01-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 26,281
Views: 2,819,492
Posted By BTinNYC

Group ride ...

Group ride

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Five Boro Tour. It was fun riding through closed streets...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,416
Posted By BTinNYC

No event needed, I lust after a CF Di2 wunderbike.

No event needed, I lust after a CF Di2 wunderbike.
04-30-22, 06:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,133
Posted By BTinNYC

The shallow end of dumass. Didn't require...

The shallow end of dumass.

Didn't require attorneys, sale of assets, handcuffs, divorce, or a trip to the hospital.
04-28-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 20,200
Posted By BTinNYC

Good to look through all the Mixte pics. ...

Good to look through all the Mixte pics.

Building up a simple mixte for the Mrs' best friend. She says bikes are squirrely and unstable but her bike is a race style web cheapo and probably...
Forum: Touring
04-28-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,556
Posted By BTinNYC

It's nasty windy out there. Awful. ...

It's nasty windy out there. Awful.

Thankfully Sunday is supposed to be decent. 30,000 cyclists...now that's a group ride!
04-27-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 873
Posted By BTinNYC

Left it solid for strength. I've been riding...

Left it solid for strength.

I've been riding the NY Empire Trailway in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess on quiet weekdays. Easy riding paved bike trail all the way from Bronx to Poughkeepsie with...
04-26-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 873
Posted By BTinNYC

mig IIRC. Hopefully Dr C will chime in with...

mig IIRC.
Hopefully Dr C will chime in with some reality.

It was "a trip" for me, so I don't remember everything, but as soon as I walked into the shop the smell of turned cutting oil put me at...
04-26-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 873
Posted By BTinNYC

scarlson would weld for 2-3 seconds, stop,...

scarlson would weld for 2-3 seconds, stop, inspect, file, clean, file, inspect, clean, inspect, file, clean, then weld for 2-3 seconds. It reminded me of the only other detailed metal work I've seen...
04-26-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 873
Posted By BTinNYC

Doctor, you promised!!!

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Can the broken Centurion be revived?...
04-19-22, 04:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 587
Posted By BTinNYC

Thank you for the link, good stuff.

Thank you for the link, good stuff.
Forum: Touring
04-12-22, 05:36 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,833
Posted By BTinNYC

The OP will only get his true answers from the...

The OP will only get his true answers from the bike+miles. This internet back and forth is just procrastinating.
Forum: Foo
04-10-22, 05:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By BTinNYC

415 254 6295 was the family phone number in 1968,...

415 254 6295 was the family phone number in 1968, but 5 minutes ago what did my wife tell me to pick up at the store?
04-09-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 544
Posted By BTinNYC

Cannibalizing I'm OK with. It's the thievery that...

Cannibalizing I'm OK with. It's the thievery that bothers me.

Like most criminal acts, the loser starts with petty offenses. A QR spring rolls off into the 4th dimension; lost. A replacement...
Forum: Northeast
04-05-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3,001
Views: 264,761
Posted By BTinNYC

Got off the flats for a change!

Nice ride in VT, and my first run at hills. My VT buddy told me we ARE RIDING FLATS, that's why we only did 1600'. 29 mile loop from Springfield to Chester.
Forum: Touring
03-31-22, 06:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,636
Posted By BTinNYC

Congrats! Very neat bike and model, haven't...

Congrats!
Very neat bike and model, haven't seen it before.
Replies: 15
Views: 450
Posted By BTinNYC

My BOTL Centurion Sport DLX is a very decent...

My BOTL Centurion Sport DLX is a very decent ride. Also Tange Infinity, a 25 incher with nothing special in components coming in at 22.6 lbs.
I bought the dirty old frame and fork at NYC prices....
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