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10-09-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4,108
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Posted By big john

I've had a few heart-stopping moments on a road...

I've had a few heart-stopping moments on a road bike when the rear wheel lets loose in a slippery turn or even the front sliding in some slimy gutter. Don't like it. Rode open class 2 stroke mx bikes...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,141
Posted By CAT7RDR

I always fancied myself being athletic even as I...

I always fancied myself being athletic even as I advanced into my 50's.

A motor of any kind just distorts this idea. I would rather go on easier rides as I age, in keeping with my ability, than...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 470
Posted By topflightpro

Just fold up a towel and put it under your...

Just fold up a towel and put it under your roller. It will add resistance.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,141
Posted By burnthesheep

Meh, as for groups I say it's up to the group to...

Meh, as for groups I say it's up to the group to say yes or no. It's wonderful folks can hang with their spouse or friend for companionship.

I think it's cool folks can stay active in a C or B...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 11:06 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,141
Posted By Seattle Forrest

People get really upset if you call them motor...

People get really upset if you call them motor vehicles. That's exactly what they are, wheeled vehicles powered by a motor.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,141
Posted By Reynolds

No problem with e-bikes, as long as they don't...

No problem with e-bikes, as long as they don't call them bicycles.
10-07-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,117
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Yeah, in my case I spent a bunch of time off in...

Yeah, in my case I spent a bunch of time off in the early winter last year because of a knee injury, and I think I was obsessing over getting back to where I was prior to the injury and didn't really...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,141
Posted By burnthesheep

You said like 2-3% grade? 4 to 5 minutes? ...

You said like 2-3% grade? 4 to 5 minutes? That's still TT bike territory right there. Certainly at 2% you'd be over 20mph.

My equivalent is sending somebody an "uh-oh" notification when they...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,141
Posted By burnthesheep

Uhmmm, if folks know for sure.......just flag it....

Uhmmm, if folks know for sure.......just flag it. If the person can't provide pretty solid proof, Strava won't reinstate. Then the person has to try it again.

Nobody can really get offended at a...
10-07-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4,108
Views: 199,888
Posted By himespau

So a little square of ground in the woods is...

So a little square of ground in the woods is free. Access to toilets and showers costs you $200, at least that's what improved campsites meant when I was growing up. Maybe it means something...
10-07-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4,108
Views: 199,888
Posted By topflightpro

That gravel race sounds like it could be a fun...

That gravel race sounds like it could be a fun event if you had a decent group going. What I'm not sure about is does the registration fee include the lodging or are you expected to either pay the...
10-07-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9,297
Views: 3,580,650
Posted By burnthesheep

Last race in series, new series for fall coming...

Last race in series, new series for fall coming soon. I liked the couple of tweaks to the course for this time around. This is at Dix in Raleigh:
...
10-06-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4,108
Views: 199,888
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Trigeeks are the Connecticut of athletes.

Trigeeks are the Connecticut of athletes.
10-06-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4,108
Views: 199,888
Posted By Hermes

This is where I think racing is trending. ...

This is where I think racing is trending. https://www.hauteroute.org/events

Promoters are looking to increase the scale of events and cyclists want more value. Hence, the promoter increases the...
10-05-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4,108
Views: 199,888
Posted By big john

Been riding more since I retired and I am getting...

Been riding more since I retired and I am getting some of my endurance back, so today a friend invited me on a 4 hour mountain bike ride with a group of riders I don't know. There was climbing,...
10-04-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4,108
Views: 199,888
Posted By gsteinb

Moved in before the first snow. So it begins....

Moved in before the first snow. So it begins. Looks like my mountain riding season is just about over though.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 04:03 AM
Replies: 2,244
Views: 325,100
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Some old photos of mine... ...

Some old photos of mine...

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 02:53 AM
Replies: 2,244
Views: 325,100
Posted By ooga-booga

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,570
Posted By waters60

New bike should do the trick!

New bike should do the trick!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,570
Posted By Lemond1985

These are definite symptoms of an N+1 deficiency.

These are definite symptoms of an N+1 deficiency.
10-03-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4,108
Views: 199,888
Posted By TMonk

:lol: Cypress

:lol: Cypress
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2,244
Views: 325,100
Posted By MattTheHat

I made it to the gravel section of my ride this...

I made it to the gravel section of my ride this morning just as the sun was coming up.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2,244
Views: 325,100
Posted By Stormsedge

Tail of the Dragon...Tennessee.

Tail of the Dragon...Tennessee.
10-01-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,117
Posted By Heathpack

Well, I havenít been riding much, Iím essentially...

Well, I havenít been riding much, Iím essentially recovered from the concussion and rib fracture but havenít got back to the bike with my typical gusto. Lol maybe I just learned sleeping past 4:30am...
09-30-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9,297
Views: 3,580,650
Posted By Doge

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USAFA has a tradition that as a senior in your last conference race in any...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,016
Posted By RChung

If only it were somehow possible to measure...

If only it were somehow possible to measure differences in drag between two bikes while a rider's legs are moving.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,016
Posted By tagaproject6

Wait until you see the Illusion of Drop Bars...

Wait until you see the Illusion of Drop Bars (https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1182590-drop-bars-just-illusion-most.html)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,016
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, to > 7 pages.

Yeah, to > 7 pages.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,016
Posted By topflightpro

Wow OP, that's such an amazing insight. I...

Wow OP, that's such an amazing insight.

I guess all those guys on TT bikes are wasting their time too. They don't need those aero bikes or wheels or bars. They should just pedal faster on stiffer...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 05:19 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,016
Posted By shelbyfv

Reinforces why engineers and physicists have to...

Reinforces why engineers and physicists have to go to school and the importance of the scientific method. "Sounds good to me" can quickly lead one astray:rolleyes:
09-29-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,117
Posted By big john

Good to hear. Your story about it splitting...

Good to hear. Your story about it splitting reminded me of a friend years ago who had big lips and a lot of skiing had his lower lip split and looking bad. We were sitting around and his baby...
09-27-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,117
Posted By Ttoc6

Lots of mtbing recently. Got sick after the last...

Lots of mtbing recently. Got sick after the last cross race (was gonna win but flatted back to 3rd on the last lap). The new mtb is so much fun. It's slower uphill but getting to party downhill is...
09-26-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,117
Posted By burnthesheep

I'm guessing I set a new 30 to 40 second PR...

I'm guessing I set a new 30 to 40 second PR stealing some kom's last night. Got it up to right at 700w. Was 800w for 20 seconds. I don't pay for TP so can't see my records all-time for those. I...
09-25-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,117
Posted By Hermes

Declare victory and ride as you feel or just get...

Declare victory and ride as you feel or just get some time in the saddle.
09-24-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 34,013
Posted By furiousferret

Its a good thing you're sponsored by a...

Its a good thing you're sponsored by a Chiropractor because it looks like you'll be needing one!
09-23-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,117
Posted By cmh

Strong stuff, Cypress.

Strong stuff, Cypress.
09-20-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13,951
Views: 740,117
Posted By Flatballer

I got stung on the tongue and inside my lower lip...

I got stung on the tongue and inside my lower lip by a ground hornet once.

That was a fun week.
09-17-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 34,013
Posted By Ttoc6

Last minute threw together a sscx machine for the...

Last minute threw together a sscx machine for the series this year. Still waiting on a couple of parts, but janked it together. Running the chain through an ultegra derailleur for tension and flat...
09-11-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 34,013
Posted By cmh

3rd place in one of the 50+ weeknight CX races...

3rd place in one of the 50+ weeknight CX races yesterday. My first CX podium Yay! Not much to CX race stories as there aren't a lot of tactics, more just excuses.

I do feel like I can identify...
08-16-19, 01:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,194
Posted By spectastic

I did a bike tour down the west coast around...

I did a bike tour down the west coast around summer time once. figured I just bring a bivy and a sleeping pad, and camp out on the hiker/biker sites. no blanket, because I wanted to save weight. that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,541
Posted By seypat

I'm not paying a toll for crossing your bridge.

I'm not paying a toll for crossing your bridge.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 322,369
Posted By patentcad

Try not to kill yourselves boys. P.S. Blow me.

Try not to kill yourselves boys. P.S. Blow me.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,142
Posted By datlas

Nice review. One suggestion? Lower your...

Nice review.

One suggestion?

Lower your tire pressure by 10-15 PSI. Running same PSI in 28’s as you do in 23’s is too much.
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