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02-20-20, 12:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By TrojanHorse

I've seen real live, full-size crotch rockets on...

I've seen real live, full-size crotch rockets on SGRT. I half-assumed they were hiding from cops under a bridge, never did encounter them riding.
02-17-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By TrojanHorse

I meant to ask earlier... is Fiesta Island bigger...

I meant to ask earlier... is Fiesta Island bigger than it was in the early 90s? I'm convinced it is but maybe I killed that brain cell with the historical size.
02-13-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By TrojanHorse

For the most part (the SART issue last year...

For the most part (the SART issue last year aside) the homeless feces streets are not where you're riding a bike. I hope.
02-13-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 493
Posted By TrojanHorse

Yep, saw at least a couple fuzzy eared dudes. ...

Yep, saw at least a couple fuzzy eared dudes. Pretty funny.
02-09-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 493
Posted By TrojanHorse

I done rode my bike OUTSIDE, y'all! Did the...

I done rode my bike OUTSIDE, y'all!

Did the tour of palm springs with my wife & some friends. She's having knee issues (had an additional 30 cc of gunk removed on Thursday before our ride) so we...
02-09-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,154
Posted By TrojanHorse

That guy is a known quantity around here, and...

That guy is a known quantity around here, and he's a flaming a-hole. That's a sock of a sock of a sock and unless I miss my guess, he's toast again.

Good riddance.
02-09-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By TrojanHorse

What kind of problems are you reading about?

What kind of problems are you reading about?
02-03-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 493
Posted By TrojanHorse

I think I've ridden about 2 feet so far in 2020,...

I think I've ridden about 2 feet so far in 2020, but I did go to France for a week for vacation! Just got back Saturday, still coming down from a food-high. France may have bumped Italy off the top...
Forum: Commuting
01-09-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,971
Posted By TrojanHorse

Damn! I think that must be most people's...

Damn!

I think that must be most people's second biggest nightmare, right after driving into a garage with a bike on a roof rack. Ha ha.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,015
Posted By TrojanHorse

I just use an iPad when I want to watch TV while...

I just use an iPad when I want to watch TV while trainering. Easy BT there.
12-31-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,559
Posted By TrojanHorse

I have one of the older kickrs. I rebuilt one of...

I have one of the older kickrs. I rebuilt one of my old bikes for trainer duty so it lives on the trainer. I run zwift on my home computer and have a long HDMI cable going to a 50" TV. It's a HUGE...
12-31-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,174
Posted By TrojanHorse

What did you guys get for Christmas (bike...

What did you guys get for Christmas (bike related!)
I got two pair of socks that I bought for my wife - she intercepted them when they arrived and thought she ordered them for me, so I fished them...
12-31-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,174
Posted By TrojanHorse

If you had a trainer, you could zwift up there. ...

If you had a trainer, you could zwift up there. :lol:
Enjoy the time off, it's good to take a break every now and then. Just not as often as I do.
12-16-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By TrojanHorse

Cool. I just checked out street view and it...

Cool. I just checked out street view and it appears the end up by Gilman has been under construction for a year, and there's a temporary protected bike path adjacent.
12-16-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By TrojanHorse

What's going on? Is that path not currently...

What's going on? Is that path not currently paved? It used to be! That was my commute to Pt Loma, no way my scrawny tired bike from back then could have handled a fleck of gravel
12-06-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,174
Posted By TrojanHorse

Right, my GPU is Gen 3 though, not sure I'll see...

Right, my GPU is Gen 3 though, not sure I'll see any benefit but it SHOULD help the SSD. I didn't even think about going RAID on the SSD, is that something you can do after the fact?
12-05-19, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By TrojanHorse

That's probably pretty reasonable. Bikes seem to...

That's probably pretty reasonable. Bikes seem to go for approx 100 a day around here.
12-05-19, 11:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,174
Posted By TrojanHorse

Gen 4? Whachoo talking about willis? Got a...

Gen 4? Whachoo talking about willis?

Got a Ryzen 9 3900X as the CPU, a fancy-pants ASROCK Mobo, 32 GB of ram and apparently... SSDs are no longer SATA, so I got an 1 TB M2 SSD for the OS and...
12-03-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,174
Posted By TrojanHorse

Nope, and it's "rebuild the PC" season too... ...

Nope, and it's "rebuild the PC" season too... I'd rather take my time and get exactly what I want I guess.
12-01-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,490
Posted By TrojanHorse

"Gavin's Law" is somewhere in the state...

"Gavin's Law" is somewhere in the state legislature and seeks to make the penalties for running from a crash at least as severe as the probable reason they're fleeing the crash (e.g. DUI etc).
11-26-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By TrojanHorse

Ha, but that's not flooding, that's the Marines. ...

Ha, but that's not flooding, that's the Marines.
"No, we couldn't possibly put a sign up by Christianados indicating the base is closed"
11-26-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,722
Posted By TrojanHorse

Hm, I drove down to San Diego to get my last...

Hm, I drove down to San Diego to get my last bike. I could have had them ship it, sure, but I wanted to test ride it and by god, new bike day should be a holiday. It was about 3.5 hours total in...
11-26-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,490
Posted By TrojanHorse

Oh my god! I'm so sorry to hear about your...

Oh my god! I'm so sorry to hear about your friend! Hit run is a modern scourge, drives me insane.

So last week I had jury duty and usually it's a ***** fest from me from minute 1 until I'm done....
11-25-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,490
Posted By TrojanHorse

Well, Seems like I came down with something, I'm...

Well, Seems like I came down with something, I'm sick as a dog. Didn't stop me from trying out my new Kamado Joe BBQ yesterday - smoked up about 16 lb of pulled pork and it was daaaaaaaaamn good. I...
11-21-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,490
Posted By TrojanHorse

And boom, almost dead on- got plenty of rain...

And boom, almost dead on- got plenty of rain yesterday. It even HAILED downtown.
11-21-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 47,482
Posted By TrojanHorse

Neo 2 or Neo 2T? I think there were some small...

Neo 2 or Neo 2T? I think there were some small issues with the 2 (nothing like kickr's issues last year) but I couldn't tell you what.

Those are cool looking monsters, that's for sure! Go do a...
11-21-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 47,482
Posted By TrojanHorse

Do some of the courses that have route badges -...

Do some of the courses that have route badges - you get extra XP when you're done

https://zwiftinsider.com/route-achievement-badges/
11-05-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 816
Posted By TrojanHorse

I assume they have the 2020 models in right? ...

I assume they have the 2020 models in right?

I need to head down there with my wife to see if she needs an XS or an XXS
11-05-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,490
Posted By TrojanHorse

How many won't MAKE it home though.

How many won't MAKE it home though.
11-04-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 816
Posted By TrojanHorse

Good news for you! Canyon has a shop in...

Good news for you! Canyon has a shop in Carlsbad- you can head down there and test ride one for yourself.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By TrojanHorse

Same here, although I had an intermediate pair...

Same here, although I had an intermediate pair and I can't recall the model off the top of my head. I still use the genius 5 on my indoor trainer. Still going strong!

The wire push is a much...
11-01-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,490
Posted By TrojanHorse

Hopped on a flight this morning in Atlanta at 8...

Hopped on a flight this morning in Atlanta at 8 am... exit row, nobody next to me. It's going to be a good weekend.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,061
Posted By TrojanHorse

You're welcome. Feel free to compare your combo...

You're welcome. Feel free to compare your combo Ti/Carbon bike with other Ti/Carbon bikes but trying to claim that you can tell just what the Ti is contributing to your bike's ride is disingenuous....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,061
Posted By TrojanHorse

That's basically a CF bike, how can you draw...

That's basically a CF bike, how can you draw conclusions as to the ride properties of Ti with that thing?
10-28-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,521
Posted By TrojanHorse

A number of people have done routes like that -...

A number of people have done routes like that - calamarichris posted a fairly detailed post on his route from SB to CBad (last year? Two years ago? It had credit card tour in the title if that...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By TrojanHorse

Get the shop ordering it for you to tell you and...

Get the shop ordering it for you to tell you and let them know it's a condition of sale, they might be able to work with you.

If you're using rim brakes a 32 might not fit through the brakes though
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,218
Posted By TrojanHorse

Missed it, thank! Man, that is not an attractive...

Missed it, thank! Man, that is not an attractive color.
10-25-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 144,389
Posted By TrojanHorse

I meant to get back to you - the F12 clamp does...

I meant to get back to you - the F12 clamp does fit my Gan S seat post. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 710
Posted By TrojanHorse

"It" just equalizes with what's in the cannister....

"It" just equalizes with what's in the cannister. I think a 12g (roadie sized) CO2 is unlikely to asplode your tire and should get you up to about 100 psi depending on the air volume in the tire. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,218
Posted By TrojanHorse

I don't see a single Venge with teal coloring. ...

I don't see a single Venge with teal coloring.

I could do without any more blackety black black black frames though.
10-24-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,434
Posted By TrojanHorse

e-bikes are getting CHEAAAAAAP too! I just read...

e-bikes are getting CHEAAAAAAP too! I just read a review for an Aventon 500 this morning. Basically $1400 for a 500W class 3 e-bike. Can't go over 20 without pedaling, 30 mile range.

I guess...
10-22-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By TrojanHorse

Old tiagra RDs can only handle about a 26 tooth...

Old tiagra RDs can only handle about a 26 tooth large cog on a cassette, so you're very limited. (basing this on my wife's tiagra triple)

I purchased one of these: ...
10-22-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,936
Posted By TrojanHorse

That did suck. And I had rain booties and a rain...

That did suck. And I had rain booties and a rain jacket IN MY HOTEL ROOM.
10-22-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,936
Posted By TrojanHorse

I used to be like that about doubles. Bah. But...

I used to be like that about doubles. Bah. But please keep me away from the rando crowd, that's just full blast insanity right there.
10-22-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,936
Posted By TrojanHorse

That's not even the good video - I think we had...

That's not even the good video - I think we had one from behind? Maybe it's just memory. I would be terrified if he actually got into those aero bars. Tim and I were really dragging by that point...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By TrojanHorse

I drove down there 2 years ago to buy a bike from...

I drove down there 2 years ago to buy a bike from them. They would have shipped, but heck - NBD should be a celebration.

Guys in the shop were great, the shop itself is clean, well-lit and pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,168
Posted By TrojanHorse

Sigh, I can't wait till cycling "fashion" rotates...

Sigh, I can't wait till cycling "fashion" rotates back away from ski goggles.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,099
Posted By TrojanHorse

Cancer, in his case... third time is *not* a...

Cancer, in his case... third time is *not* a charm. :(

We were just reminiscing about a century we did with PhotoJoe (TdPS) back in 2016. Good times.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,798
Posted By TrojanHorse

I second the red white motion - make sure you...

I second the red white motion - make sure you sign up to get a 20% discount code. I'm not sure they're as long-lasting as my assos though, but I do enjoy them (I have two pair.)

Great bibs: ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By TrojanHorse

My wife wanted a larger rear option on her 9...

My wife wanted a larger rear option on her 9 speed tiagra triple and the RD wouldn't accommodate a sprocket larger than (I want to say 26, it wasn't very big at all) so I had to get a MTB derailleur....
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