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Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-14, 09:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,282
Posted By YOJiMBO20

Haven't had much desire to ride for the last few...

Haven't had much desire to ride for the last few months. Got out for 24.4 mi with 2,470' of climbing on Saturday.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-14, 09:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,152
Posted By YOJiMBO20

My rear wheel has a slight flat spot, but that's...

My rear wheel has a slight flat spot, but that's how I (accidentally) built it. It's only noticeable if I'm on a trainer - which is never.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-14, 03:56 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,030
Posted By YOJiMBO20

#4...

#4 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-14, 02:33 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,030
Posted By YOJiMBO20

#4...

#4 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4) or #1 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-14, 08:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 23,073
Posted By YOJiMBO20

Dang necroposts! i thought Brandy was back for a...

Dang necroposts! i thought Brandy was back for a second!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-14, 11:14 PM
Replies: 26,528
Views: 16,297,142
Posted By YOJiMBO20

Is that the new solar powered version?

Is that the new solar powered version?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-14, 09:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,329
Posted By YOJiMBO20

It was probably generic, cheap, cork tape that...

It was probably generic, cheap, cork tape that came with it. Buy more if that's what you like.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-14, 10:54 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,641,238
Posted By YOJiMBO20

Best looking Specialized I've seen in a long time

Best looking Specialized I've seen in a long time
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-14, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,146
Posted By YOJiMBO20

BMC sizing is strange. What they call 52 is...

BMC sizing is strange. What they call 52 is really about a 56. They measure their frame sizing on the seat tube (which is very short due to compact geometry). So if he's riding a 50, it's closer to a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-14, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By YOJiMBO20

Either the limit screws are off or there is too...

Either the limit screws are off or there is too much/too little cable tension.

Take it back and have them turn something.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-14, 12:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,062
Posted By YOJiMBO20

My first road bike they gave me a deal on for...

My first road bike they gave me a deal on for $400 out the door. It was their house brand at the time, Tirreno, but it was 3 years old, had 9s 105 instead of the new at the time 10s, and the manager...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-14, 09:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,503
Posted By YOJiMBO20

Could also be that the current owner didn't set...

Could also be that the current owner didn't set it up correctly, and has the seatpost slammed to allow both feet to be flat on the ground while on the saddle.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-14, 09:14 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,105
Posted By YOJiMBO20

But donuts can be pain leaving the body.

But donuts can be pain leaving the body.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-14, 09:03 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 20,844
Posted By YOJiMBO20

I'm not a big fan of orange, but I like this a...

I'm not a big fan of orange, but I like this a lot!

What colour are you going to use for the accents?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-14, 09:28 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,949
Posted By YOJiMBO20

49.9 mph, IIRC

49.9 mph, IIRC
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-14, 12:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,087
Posted By YOJiMBO20

This

This
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-14, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 172,464
Posted By YOJiMBO20

Total rookie. Shave those guns.

Total rookie. Shave those guns.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-14, 07:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,267
Posted By YOJiMBO20

+1000 ...[/QUOTE] He's already done...

+1000

...[/QUOTE]

He's already done 7800.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-14, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,024
Posted By YOJiMBO20

IIRC, the platformers don't add a lot of surface...

IIRC, the platformers don't add a lot of surface area. I've had no problem riding my Zeros with regular shoes for short rides.

I have the second bike for riding around with the wife and friends.
Forum: Foo
04-11-14, 10:48 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,381
Posted By YOJiMBO20

I have two cats but would like a dog, too. Just...

I have two cats but would like a dog, too. Just can't make a dog work right now due to the fact that I have an apartment with no yard and the wife and I are gone for upwards of 15-16 hours a day.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-14, 08:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,051
Posted By YOJiMBO20

I'll second (or third or whatever) the use of...

I'll second (or third or whatever) the use of CamelBak podium bottles. They're all I use. Lock the top, toss it in a bag. When you need to drink, unlock and drink away.

They also make for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-14, 11:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,374
Posted By YOJiMBO20

I go by eye. Use logos or markings on the bar as...

I go by eye. Use logos or markings on the bar as guide points.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-14, 01:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 706
Posted By YOJiMBO20

Test ride and buy what feels best. If you...

Test ride and buy what feels best.

If you don't know which feels best, buy the one you'll want to ride the most.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-14, 09:36 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,641,238
Posted By YOJiMBO20

And his point was that there is no company called...

And his point was that there is no company called "Selle". There is "Selle Italia", "Selle SMP", "Selle San Marco" among many more. In fact, "selle" is just Italian for "saddle."
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-14, 09:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,987
Posted By YOJiMBO20

That's a rod.

That's a rod.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-14, 10:41 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-14, 10:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 734
Posted By YOJiMBO20

Today (Monday) was still the weekend here in the...

Today (Monday) was still the weekend here in the States. Did 165.9km ride up the coast and back. My Garmin died at 74.2km in, so I used my iPhone to Strava the rest of the ride.

My knees aren't...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-14, 10:42 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,020
Posted By YOJiMBO20

The bag behind the stem on the Windsor is...

The bag behind the stem on the Windsor is creating too much aero drag.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-14, 10:05 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,641,238
Posted By YOJiMBO20

All that aside it's still a not.

All that aside it's still a not.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-14, 02:53 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,766
Posted By YOJiMBO20

I like the LeMond the best. I'm just a bit...

I like the LeMond the best. I'm just a bit confused by the 9s Force group, as it was introduced as a 10s group.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-14, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By YOJiMBO20

There are a lot of trolleys in Budapest. We have...

There are a lot of trolleys in Budapest. We have to wait about 15 min for each one going in one direction. Looks like one every minute or so there.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-14, 09:19 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 18,381
Posted By YOJiMBO20

The bikes are just plain ugly.

The bikes are just plain ugly.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-14, 06:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,076
Posted By YOJiMBO20

I did something similar with my Litespeed, except...

I did something similar with my Litespeed, except in blue. Just have blue tape, blue ano Velocity A23s, and blue skewers. Just enough colour to offset the black.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-14, 12:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,923
Posted By YOJiMBO20

Currently using 3T Ergonova, want to give the FSA...

Currently using 3T Ergonova, want to give the FSA Wing Pro a shot. Looks like the bend will be a bit more comfortable on the FSA, not that the 3T isn't.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-14, 09:40 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,727
Posted By YOJiMBO20

I was expecting something like this. ...

I was expecting something like this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ngv7Iu3y1o0
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-14, 12:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,441
Posted By YOJiMBO20

We've been having summer for the last month, but...

We've been having summer for the last month, but we finally had winter yesterday. It was cold. Really cold. Like in the 60's.

This morning it was back to summer, but by noon it was winter again....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-14, 06:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,730
Posted By YOJiMBO20

I've seen a few. Saw a couple riding them last...

I've seen a few. Saw a couple riding them last week on my MLK day ride.

First time I saw one he was coming down at Cat 3 climb. The ElliptiGO world championships happen here in SD every year.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-14, 11:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,026
Posted By YOJiMBO20

I would go for the blue. The bike's colour...

I would go for the blue.

The bike's colour won't make a difference on whether or not cars see you.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-14, 07:43 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,672
Posted By YOJiMBO20

Hmm...sounds like NY teachers have it nice. At...

Hmm...sounds like NY teachers have it nice. At the district I'm looking into working at, you max out under 90 (with a masters and 30 extra units), plus, per CA law, after your bachelor's degree you...
01-25-14, 04:26 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,226
Posted By YOJiMBO20

I'm definitely in. And even more so if it's SD...

I'm definitely in. And even more so if it's SD and not North County. I like the idea of City of San Diego.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-14, 10:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,625
Posted By YOJiMBO20

I easily hit 49.9 on my old bike on one of our...

I easily hit 49.9 on my old bike on one of our descents around here when I was starting out. Not sure what my top speed is as of late.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-14, 09:49 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,641,238
Posted By YOJiMBO20

Does no one else just shift the chain back on if...

Does no one else just shift the chain back on if it drops off (other than between the cassette and spokes) without having to touch the chain?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-14, 11:03 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,672
Posted By YOJiMBO20

I disagree. At least as a band teacher. 50-60...

I disagree. At least as a band teacher. 50-60 hour work weeks do not time for cycling make.
01-22-14, 05:55 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,226
Posted By YOJiMBO20

I refuse to go down it. The first time I rode...

I refuse to go down it. The first time I rode Soledad, I went up SMR, and was going to go down VC, but decided I didn't want to die so I turned around and came down the same way I went up. As I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-14, 11:35 PM
Replies: 18,752
Views: 3,738,581
Posted By YOJiMBO20

Just bought an 87 Nishiki Olympic 12 today to...

Just bought an 87 Nishiki Olympic 12 today to replace my commuter bike that I sold to a friend. It's gonna take a little love to get where I want it but I'm happy. Best part - it's a bike made the...
01-19-14, 02:04 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,226
Posted By YOJiMBO20

My regular climbs are Mt. Helix via Lemon Ave and...

My regular climbs are Mt. Helix via Lemon Ave and Mt. Soledad via Via Capri or Soledad Mountain Road.

I want to try riding over Sunrise Highway one of these days, but I don't really like to drive...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-14, 12:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 664
Posted By YOJiMBO20

Where in the US are you going for travel?...

Where in the US are you going for travel? Depending on where you go, the used bike market will change.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-14, 03:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,726
Posted By YOJiMBO20

I used to work at a shop so I do all of my own...

I used to work at a shop so I do all of my own work, but at the shop (unless I have the tools at home).
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-14, 10:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,412
Posted By YOJiMBO20

I use my Garmin 500. For hikes and (only when I'm...

I use my Garmin 500. For hikes and (only when I'm desperate for exercise) runs I'll use my iPhone as I won't be out for hours on end.

I used to use a portable USB charger and my phone for rides,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-14, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,566
Posted By YOJiMBO20

Can't ride outside when it's SoCal freezing?...

Can't ride outside when it's SoCal freezing? Don't worry. We can't either.
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