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05-05-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,154
Posted By superdex

wait, but people should follow your adventures in...

wait, but people should follow your adventures in sanding a rim, damaging it and potentially creating a dangerous situation for themselves? huh?

I've been spending more than enough brain power...
05-04-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,566
Posted By superdex

My in-laws look at me like I have 3 heads...

My in-laws look at me like I have 3 heads whenever I ride more than 10 miles. Like I might as well have told them I climbed the outside of the Empire State Building.

1) Kudos to you for being such...
05-04-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,154
Posted By superdex

Don't sand. Get out your spoke wrench and...

Don't sand.

Get out your spoke wrench and tighten everything 2 turns. Poof, you've shrunk your radius. You're welcome.
05-03-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,154
Posted By superdex

how about specifics on the tire+rim combo...

how about specifics on the tire+rim combo --perhaps someone else has had experience with it.

and NO. that's just a dumb idea.

dumb question: are they 27.5 (650b) tires on a 700c rim? So tight...
04-26-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,130
Posted By superdex

Sounds like you got a good workout in ;) If...

Sounds like you got a good workout in ;)

If you want to make the climbs a little easier (they'll take longer), set up a custom workout that's like a 2hr free-ride block. That way, even if you're...
Forum: Introductions
04-21-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By superdex

https://rusa.org/cgi-bin/eventsearch_GF.pl ...

https://rusa.org/cgi-bin/eventsearch_GF.pl

they list 52 in the 600-1000km range. I call that a lot....
04-20-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,696
Posted By superdex

I'm feeling nostalgic, so why not pull up an...

I'm feeling nostalgic, so why not pull up an oldie? I think it would be interesting to compile a Best Of list of threads and/or events. Things like 55Rad's photography, Droping Hamers and the like....
Forum: Introductions
04-20-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By superdex

Welcome to BF! I'm sure you'll be a source of...

Welcome to BF! I'm sure you'll be a source of wisdom in the 50+ and the Long Distance forums. There are a handful of CO folks who are regulars around here (I'm down in Castle Pines). Enjoy!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 990
Posted By superdex

True. But I thought the BB Tall was longer in the...

True. But I thought the BB Tall was longer in the straps, not in the shorts. Shrug. As another option, Craft seems to be a little longer too. (they even say so in their sizing guide) --these might be...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 990
Posted By superdex

The Black Bibs Ultimate. Punches way above its...

The Black Bibs Ultimate. Punches way above its weight.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,260
Posted By superdex

You won't notice the weight until you go uphill....

You won't notice the weight until you go uphill. Sucks, but true. Heck, these days I'm just happy to be outside....
04-16-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 763
Posted By superdex

I dunno, I've never tried it.

I dunno, I've never tried it.
04-14-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,267
Posted By superdex

at least he doesn't have these: ...

at least he doesn't have these:

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/400x225/brooklyn_machine_works_shinburger_pedals_e1e380b668db47f2fcf51eaea69dd2d64b53479b.jpg
04-14-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 763
Posted By superdex

maybe they turned the trainer difficulty to zero...

maybe they turned the trainer difficulty to zero so they could enjoy the game without the pain?

(which I might do next time France is up. I seem to never have the time to get up Mt Ventop when the...
04-12-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,275
Posted By superdex

well that's a horse of a different color. I may...

well that's a horse of a different color. I may keep that in my back pocket as I get outside more this year... thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,384
Posted By superdex

/thread.

/thread.
04-07-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,160
Posted By superdex

now THAT is worth celebrating! Whoo!

now THAT is worth celebrating! Whoo!
04-07-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,160
Posted By superdex

out of place? with that saddle??? ;) ;)

out of place? with that saddle??? ;) ;)
04-06-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,160
Posted By superdex

oof. Sorry about all that. I can totally get...

oof. Sorry about all that. I can totally get behind your optimism though!
04-06-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,275
Posted By superdex

I've thought about doing this, except even with...

I've thought about doing this, except even with the pandemic last summer I still rode indoors with enough regularity to keep it. It's easier schedule-wise on some days.

I also didn't want to give...
04-06-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By superdex

I rode this ride a couple times, in another life,...

I rode this ride a couple times, in another life, in another place. With other BF'ers, in fact (you could search for it here and find the thread).

At any rate, your question made me chuckle a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,329
Posted By superdex

yep. you are. (anyone else notice OP has a...

yep. you are.

(anyone else notice OP has a carbon Bianchi. Seems interesting)


1500g deep carbon is faster than 1200g aluminum. that's why. (and the 1300g aluminum wheels will be more...
04-02-21, 10:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By superdex

sounds like you're stuck. I have a pair of bibs...

sounds like you're stuck. I have a pair of bibs (Primal) that there's a seam along the thigh that just barely rubs on my saddle. Other bibs don't (they don't have a seam in the same place). So I only...
04-02-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,463
Posted By superdex

no free rides. if you're gonna draft, be ready to...

no free rides. if you're gonna draft, be ready to do your part.


oh, and we need to see pics of this milk-crate-copper-tubing setup. You don't worry about someone stealing the copper while you're...
03-31-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,053
Posted By superdex

it is what it is. there's always someone...

it is what it is.

there's always someone faster.

you're doing fine.
03-31-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,957
Posted By superdex

sounds like you weren't trying hard enough.

sounds like you weren't trying hard enough.
03-31-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By superdex

Are you already commuting every day? We don't...

Are you already commuting every day? We don't know your current fitness, but 1300' in 18 miles is 'hilly' in my book, and if you're doing it everyday, yeah, might feel stiff by the end of the week.
...
03-30-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By superdex

first, congrats on getting on the bike. :thumbs: ...

first, congrats on getting on the bike. :thumbs:



To do what? What are your goals? You don't want anything structured, so things like TrainerRoad, Golden Cheetah, TrainingPeaks, hell even...
03-30-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,160
Posted By superdex

Basically any external GPU will work. This is...

Basically any external GPU will work. This is what I'm running. It's not 4K, but I don't need that when I'm chewing on the stem anyway....

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01AZHOWL0/

*OH!...
03-29-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,160
Posted By superdex

Your upgrades will be great with Zwift. It's GPU...

Your upgrades will be great with Zwift. It's GPU demands are pretty low, actually. Unless you want to see little details like headlight shadows at night. Up to you.

I'm running a multi-year old...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,853
Posted By superdex

I have a pair of Capo's that I really like. Got...

I have a pair of Capo's that I really like. Got em on super sale though...
03-24-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,494
Posted By superdex

My current winter bike is a Specialized Crux...

My current winter bike is a Specialized Crux that's running a 1x8 and cantis. It's a great bike, but I keep thinking of jumping laterally to a disc GX-proper steed (the Cruz has no fender mounts and...
03-23-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,508
Posted By superdex

weekday/weekend group rides, informal race-like...

weekday/weekend group rides, informal race-like group rides (seems every metro area has a local "Worlds" ride that's competitive and you hold on as long as you can), look for training series, or...
03-23-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By superdex

time for some wider handlebars ;)

time for some wider handlebars ;)
03-22-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,508
Posted By superdex

If you take it zeriously (see what I did there?),...

If you take it zeriously (see what I did there?), results only count if you have a power meter and hrm and agree that you're not lying about weight and stuff. Check it:...
03-19-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,078
Posted By superdex

if it were me and my kid, I'd stay on the...

if it were me and my kid, I'd stay on the sidewalk, dismount/walk when crowded, and get back on when able. She's 11. I wouldn't want her in the street
03-19-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,698
Posted By superdex

OP, you're overthinking the walking in cleats....

OP, you're overthinking the walking in cleats. Shimano SPD-SL cleats have rubber on them to help from slipping, and is you go with a mtn bike shoe and SPD (or other mtb pedal), the sole is raised so...
03-19-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 920
Posted By superdex

I love my Crank Bros Candy ... ...

I love my Crank Bros Candy ... https://www.crankbrothers.com/products/candy-1?variant=53958720327
03-19-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,146
Posted By superdex

Just ride with him. What I've done on occasion is...

Just ride with him. What I've done on occasion is go for my ride first, then swing back to the house for the kids. You could alternate pedaling with one foot er something. But I agree with the above:...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,210
Posted By superdex

move the cleat back 12mm with one of those shims,...

move the cleat back 12mm with one of those shims, and wouldn't the increased stack height take away from some of that saddle drop? Interesting idea.... How do you know if you're a super toe-pointer...
03-18-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,508
Posted By superdex

5. It will be hard enough. Master 45+ will...

5. It will be hard enough.

Master 45+ will be 'open' which means you'll be blown off in just a few laps.

A lot of races will let you sign up for multiple, so there's no harm in doing both,...
03-17-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 961
Posted By superdex

all of them

all of them
03-11-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 523
Posted By superdex

I'd want to see more of the very last 1-2s of the...

I'd want to see more of the very last 1-2s of the video -- from behind to we can see how vertically aligned things are. Also need to see the FD when in big ring/smallest cog. From that last little...
Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,279
Posted By superdex

winner. "But how do I drink better beer,"...

winner.

"But how do I drink better beer," you ask?

Don't buy beer you've seen in a commercial.
03-03-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,265
Posted By superdex

on a 50-mi ride? bananers. PB&J sandwiches....

on a 50-mi ride? bananers. PB&J sandwiches. home-made trail mix. Honestly, whatever sounds good that you can work with. If you're bonking, then the nutrition is (more?) important earlier in the ride....
03-01-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,862
Posted By superdex

I was in the same boat -- 40-50min tops. I dialed...

I was in the same boat -- 40-50min tops. I dialed in the fit a little more and replaced the saddle, which helped, but even with a new saddle (a Fabric) I top out at 80-90min without having to move...
Replies: 26
Views: 1,829
Posted By superdex

For the most part, kinda yeah. That's why I...

For the most part, kinda yeah. That's why I qualified my comment. It's a doable stretch, but no way I'd take a child on it. But there are plenty of side roads depending on where you are. You can do a...
02-23-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,708
Posted By superdex

nothing to offer on the comparison, but I've had...

nothing to offer on the comparison, but I've had to replace a rear hydro caliper, which required disconnecting, reconnecting, bleeding, etc. Not terrible, but doable (especially with the stuff from...
Replies: 26
Views: 1,829
Posted By superdex

No. Not for an 8yr old. Hwy 24 from Leadville to...

No. Not for an 8yr old. Hwy 24 from Leadville to Salida is a 60mph two-lane-no-shoulder puckerfest.

I get the desire to mix in different scenery --if you're gonna do a century, you should enjoy a...
02-19-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,314
Posted By superdex

I wish my life was in such a position that _this_...

I wish my life was in such a position that _this_ is what I was worried about. Kudos to you!

Sounds like all you really need to do is let 5psi of air out of your front tire. Boom. TT fixed.
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