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06-15-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 5,708
Posted By tankist

1 + 1 = 10 in binary :)

1 + 1 = 10 in binary :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-22, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 462,177
Posted By tankist

Alamo, CA ...

Alamo, CA

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 462,177
Posted By tankist

San Ramon, CA ...

San Ramon, CA

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 462,177
Posted By tankist

Del Valle, Livermore, CA ...

Del Valle, Livermore, CA

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-21, 11:07 PM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 462,177
Posted By tankist

Danville, CA ...

Danville, CA

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12-15-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 7,065
Posted By tankist

Another wonderful thread about "my personal...

Another wonderful thread about "my personal preferences and tastes are better than yours" :)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 462,177
Posted By tankist

Del Valle, Livermore, CA ...

Del Valle, Livermore, CA

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-21, 12:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,814
Posted By tankist

Carbon vs alloy wheels

I have Orbea Orca carbon bike with SRAM Force eTap AXS and Fulcrum Race 4 wheels. The bike is very comfortable but feels a bit sluggish compared to my other older road bikes. Maybe this is because of...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-21, 12:20 AM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 462,177
Posted By tankist

Danville, CA ...

Danville, CA

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09-14-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,278
Posted By tankist

Carbon passes my test - it is strong enough to...

Carbon passes my test - it is strong enough to open a beer bottle :)

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09-10-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,143
Posted By tankist

Is it better now? :) ...

Is it better now? :)

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01-19-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,224
Posted By tankist

Relax, they have access to the best medical...

Relax, they have access to the best medical chemistry and fresh blood on the side.
01-15-21, 11:41 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,415
Posted By tankist

What percentage of American population is fit? US...

What percentage of American population is fit? US and Mexico are vying for the first place in the world for population obesity.
01-07-21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,032
Posted By tankist

Plug kits and a pump.

Plug kits and a pump.
10-28-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,985
Posted By tankist

It made me work from home. Now instead of...

It made me work from home. Now instead of spending quality time commuting 3 hours a day I suffer riding my bikes twice as much as before.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 462,177
Posted By tankist

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Beer is mostly water, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 946,301
Posted By tankist

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,653
Posted By tankist

Would be interesting to see some link to these...

Would be interesting to see some link to these studies.

I have a carbon Bianchi Infinito with Campagnolo Chorus 11 speed and a Titanium Motobecane with Ultegra 6800 11 speed . The first one was...
09-29-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,282
Posted By tankist

Yeah, their site is an ancient design. But who...

Yeah, their site is an ancient design. But who cares if it works and saves them (and you) money?

I and 2 of my friends all bought titanium bikes from them more than 3 years ago. 2 roads and 1...
09-29-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 14,298
Posted By tankist

What about passing pedestrians? Yesterday in...

What about passing pedestrians? Yesterday in Pebble Beach, CA I saw how a cyclist shouted at a pedestrian who was about to cross a road. On a clearly marked pedestrian crossing. The cyclist startled...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 462,177
Posted By tankist

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Lone Cypress, Monterey, CA
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2,919
Views: 555,558
Posted By tankist

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Junction on Mt Diablo
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 462,177
Posted By tankist

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Near Monterey, CA
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By tankist

If you can afford it - why not? Life is too short...

If you can afford it - why not? Life is too short to deprive yourself of little pleasures.
08-20-20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 137,976
Posted By tankist

Top of the Mt Diablo. ...

Top of the Mt Diablo.

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 462,177
Posted By tankist

Clouds are water, right? Top of Mt Diablo ...

Clouds are water, right? Top of Mt Diablo


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Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,684
Posted By tankist

I'm with the OP. I tried to use Squirt and...

I'm with the OP. I tried to use Squirt and stopped after a few times because the chain immediately became really dirty. I followed instructions closely - thoroughly cleaned the chain, applied not too...
06-30-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,057
Posted By tankist

I've been riding my Motobecane Le Champ SL Ti...

I've been riding my Motobecane Le Champ SL Ti with Ultegra from bikesdirect for about 3 years. Love it, best bang for the buck.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 462,177
Posted By tankist

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 946,301
Posted By tankist

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Some people here frown on Motos bought on Internet. I love mine. Best bang for...
05-08-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 911
Posted By tankist

The best cadence was discussed here before. What...

The best cadence was discussed here before. What I personally found is that it depends on what is your weakest part. For me it is the heart (and lungs). Spinning exercises heart more than legs, so I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,257
Posted By tankist

Thank you! I'm blessed to live and ride in the...

Thank you! I'm blessed to live and ride in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,257
Posted By tankist

Infinito CV 2016, Chorus 11 speed. ...

Infinito CV 2016, Chorus 11 speed.

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04-28-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,902
Posted By tankist

After having pretty bad service in 2 different...

After having pretty bad service in 2 different LBSs I started doing all my bikes related work myself. I keep acquiring tools and knowledge. This is fun and quite useful.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,388
Posted By tankist

I think the best cadence for you depends on what...

I think the best cadence for you depends on what is stronger - your legs or heart/lungs. Low cadence is harder on legs, high cadence requires more work from heart/lungs. Personally I find...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,335
Posted By tankist

Worse. I had an embarrassing fall while climbing...

Worse. I had an embarrassing fall while climbing a too steep street. I lost my balance because I was going too slow. Nothing serious - I got a couple of bruises on my elbow and hip. But somehow the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,382
Posted By tankist

I have 3 bikes: steel Bianchi (carbon fork),...

I have 3 bikes: steel Bianchi (carbon fork), titanium Motobecane (carbon fork) and full carbon Bianchi Infinito. They wear the same tires pumped to similar pressure 100 - 110 psi and are ridden over...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 41,719
Posted By tankist

It is refreshing to see Campagnolo tech among...

It is refreshing to see Campagnolo tech among myriad of Shimanos.
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