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08-16-22, 11:16 AM
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Posted By kahn

pedaling zero ride one

Out of town

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08-15-22, 10:11 AM
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Posted By SurferRosa

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/ ...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/

Can't believe you're toying with you idea of not replacing the axle with a new one or a used one in good condition. It's absurd to do anything else.
08-15-22, 07:57 AM
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Posted By alcjphil

If I were to mount my phone on my handlebar a...

If I were to mount my phone on my handlebar a cheap mount would be the last thing I would try
08-15-22, 04:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 387
Posted By Herzlos

Flats are a total PITA to fix at the road side,...

Flats are a total PITA to fix at the road side, so I'd change tires early to avoid it assuming I haven't gone for a reinforced tire or tubeless.

I'd certainly be willing to have the bike serviced...
08-15-22, 03:11 AM
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Posted By rsbob

Iím guessing wiper fluid? Hate flats, but...

Iím guessing wiper fluid?

Hate flats, but have no not had one in three years after going tubeless, so to keep my fortune running, replacing tires every couple of years. Was shocked earlier this...
08-14-22, 10:20 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

naah...will likely be in the san diego area for...

naah...will likely be in the san diego area for the next 7-10 years. obviously not inexpensive tho. have thought about elsewhere in the (semi) temperate west.
08-14-22, 09:23 PM
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Posted By big john

300 miles? Even for me that would mean a new tire...

300 miles? Even for me that would mean a new tire every 2 weeks. F that.
08-14-22, 08:40 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

i think you ride enuff to forego the...

i think you ride enuff to forego the "discipline." opt in.

if i ever move from the san diego county area, the handful of things i will miss are as follows (and in order of importance):

the...
08-14-22, 07:53 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

umm...me too and just had six! those damned,...

umm...me too and just had six! those damned, on-site, handmade tortillas...
08-14-22, 07:43 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

64-spot. did i mention tacos? ...

64-spot. did i mention tacos?


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08-14-22, 06:17 PM
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Posted By Bald Paul

The only "bad" ride I can think of is the one...

The only "bad" ride I can think of is the one where the guy in his car, on his cellphone, hit me.
08-14-22, 06:16 PM
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Posted By terrymorse

18-19 mph over a ride with 100 ft/mile of...

18-19 mph over a ride with 100 ft/mile of elevation gain?

That requires some serious power. Upwards of 3.5 Watts/kg -- on average!
08-14-22, 04:21 PM
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Posted By tomato coupe

I'd be willing to wax my chain if it gave me an...

I'd be willing to wax my chain if it gave me an extra 2 mph at FTP. (Actually, I'd be willing to do it for a 1/2 mph gain.)
08-14-22, 10:10 AM
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Posted By icemilkcoffee

This company on Ebay says they can make you a...

This company on Ebay says they can make you a custom 45deg titanium stem in lengths from 50mm-120mm:...
08-13-22, 07:53 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

40-spot. in the 40's ruts.

40-spot. in the 40's ruts.
08-13-22, 09:12 AM
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Posted By kahn

I'll join rsbob Zero bike miles and I will...

I'll join rsbob

Zero bike miles and I will identify my mystery spot.
...
08-12-22, 10:24 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

29-spot as well in mostly coastal north county...

29-spot as well in mostly coastal north county san diego environs.
08-11-22, 08:08 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

44-spot.

44-spot.
08-11-22, 10:50 AM
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Posted By 3d1l

10 posts! I did it! :beer: Spurcycle Grip...

10 posts! I did it! :beer:

Spurcycle Grip Rings (no longer in production):
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08-11-22, 10:34 AM
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Posted By Steve_sr

It should have come with the proper hardware....

It should have come with the proper hardware. They use Syntace mounts with a 15mm thickness so they should have had the correct Shimano bolts for the rear caliper. I am assuming that the mounting...
08-10-22, 11:10 PM
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Posted By EonweElessar

Hi, I just installed an XX1 chain onto my 9100...

Hi, I just installed an XX1 chain onto my 9100 Drive train and it works like a dream. Hardly ANY noise. Of course some to be expected but a much needed improvement over the shimano chain. Shifting...
08-10-22, 10:05 PM
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Posted By SpeedyBlueBiker

I got in 45 miles today! Nice day to be out,...

I got in 45 miles today! Nice day to be out, especially in the afternoon.
08-10-22, 06:22 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

43-spot

43-spot
08-09-22, 09:51 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

44-spot.

44-spot.
08-09-22, 06:07 PM
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Posted By kahn

15.7 and 700 feet on the usual loop after it...

15.7 and 700 feet on the usual loop after it stopped spitting this morning. I've also mentally tried figuring out the worth of ALL THOSE BOATS!!!!
...
08-08-22, 08:13 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

35-spot in orange county area of socal. a little,...

35-spot in orange county area of socal. a little, yearly pilgrimage to the 1984 olympic road race course (9.85 miles/500+ feet el gain...
dudettes did 5 laps, dudes did 12) plus a fave socal road....
08-08-22, 06:21 PM
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Posted By cyclezen

Can you pls post the model name? I prefer flat ,...

Can you pls post the model name? I prefer flat , thin chamois. PI went to the thick, sculpted chamois on much of their stuff - glad they have some flat, hopefully thin, chamois again.
Thx
Yuri
08-07-22, 06:42 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

another 45-spot.

another 45-spot.
08-07-22, 05:53 PM
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Posted By The Chemist

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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08-07-22, 01:22 PM
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Posted By kahn

Did my other standard loop relatively early and...

Did my other standard loop relatively early and was home by just around 9:30 so I could beat the heat (it was 81F at 10am) be showered and shaved for the opera this afternoon.

The second standard...
08-06-22, 10:52 PM
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Posted By kahn

From my house to the climbing rock at Marymoor is...

From my house to the climbing rock at Marymoor is exactly 50 miles round trip but I've not done it in a while the Burke Gilman beats the crap out of my butt!!!!
08-06-22, 10:46 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

50-spot in northern san diego county. ...

50-spot in northern san diego county.

https://www.strava.com/activities/7594946780
08-06-22, 10:30 PM
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Posted By rsbob

dont worry, there are still plenty of bears in...

dont worry, there are still plenty of bears in North Bend. Miles of uninhabited wild lands surrounding the downtown. Many of the pictures I post, not todays, are of the North Bend area. I bet many...
08-06-22, 09:19 PM
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Posted By rsbob

Quick, actually very slow, recovery ride after...

Quick, actually very slow, recovery ride after yesterdays failed 15 mile TT. ...
08-06-22, 01:38 PM
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Posted By rsbob

The last thing I wanted to do was stimulate a...

The last thing I wanted to do was stimulate a pursuit response by looking like prey running away. So slowing down to a crawl where I could quickly stop probably made me look like demented prey. I...
08-06-22, 08:36 AM
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Posted By rsbob

Lost it by a bearís nose

46 with 1200í 17 Ave

Doing a 15 mile TT with 100 yards of all out sprint to get PR, a black bear crosses 25 yards in front of me. Had to slow to a crawl. Missed the PR by 3 secs.

...
08-06-22, 07:47 AM
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Posted By kahn

Repeated Weds' ride but since I was with a friend...

Repeated Weds' ride but since I was with a friend who does not standby, pedal by or sit for photos - none but they would have been similar anyway. But Sea Fair had officially started and there were...
08-06-22, 05:14 AM
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Posted By Paul Barnard

When people utter those words in situations like...

When people utter those words in situations like this, there's always an implicit "but we are going to try."
08-05-22, 07:46 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

45-spot. most of it in the low 90's. felt good on...

45-spot. most of it in the low 90's. felt good on the old bones...except on that three mile climb...
08-04-22, 08:07 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

61-spot. muggy by socal standards.

61-spot. muggy by socal standards.
08-04-22, 07:16 PM
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Posted By rsbob

Shhhhhhhhhhh. I was not trying to scare him...

Shhhhhhhhhhh. I was not trying to scare him off and onto an e bike. :D
08-04-22, 10:31 AM
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Posted By ooga-booga

40-spot.

40-spot.
08-04-22, 08:41 AM
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Posted By kahn

Same old, same old. Greenlake neighborhood to...

Same old, same old. Greenlake neighborhood to Discovery Park, Smith Cove Park and Myrtle Edwards Park. Lots of views and waterfront riding.

We are in the midst of Seafair week so the ships were...
08-03-22, 09:03 PM
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Posted By rsbob

Legs were tired today after getting the KOM for...

Legs were tired today after getting the KOM for seniors yesterday on the 2.4 mile climb. Today was just do a tour, chill and enjoy the scenery.
...
08-02-22, 10:09 PM
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Posted By rsbob

Epic Fail and Redemption

Went out to beat a 1.04 mile Strava segment for 65-70 YOs. Had to better an average speed of 24.5. After doing .25 mile with a headwind, could only muster 21-22 MPH and after the mid-point I knew...
08-02-22, 09:01 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

45-spot in a fave area. ...

45-spot in a fave area.

https://www.strava.com/activities/7573106926
08-01-22, 07:54 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

21-spot.

21-spot.
08-01-22, 06:32 PM
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Posted By rsbob

36 miles with 1500í with 2 firsts and 1 third on...

36 miles with 1500í with 2 firsts and 1 third on Strava segments for age group 65-70. One PR I have been hunting for a year and finally got it. Have several more local segments in my sights to get...
08-01-22, 05:58 PM
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Views: 323
Posted By beanbag

drive side: mtb cup +2.5mm spacer non-drive:...

drive side: mtb cup +2.5mm spacer
non-drive: mtb cup only

Shimano overview:
mtb cranks have longer spindle than road cranks
mtb BB cups are actually 1mm shorter than road BB cups
MTB crank +...
08-01-22, 03:10 PM
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Posted By kahn

15.7 and 700 feet. Finally, the air quality was...

15.7 and 700 feet. Finally, the air quality was below 30 and the temperature below 90 - actually, below 80F. With a brief stop at Ballard Trader Joes as my friend said she needed Swiss cheese! :p
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