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Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 10,040
Posted By superdex

dude, what's up with removing your posts? you...

dude, what's up with removing your posts? you must let your words stay in the ether FOREVER
05-11-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,868
Posted By superdex

I wouldn't sign up for an organized ride that...

I wouldn't sign up for an organized ride that didn't have the route published in some way such that it can be previewed. And yes, absolutely I preview. Strava/RideWGPS, etc. I actually tend to get a...
05-10-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,797
Posted By superdex

Okay, it's Monday. I feel like I'm waiting on...

Okay, it's Monday. I feel like I'm waiting on election results.... How'd it go?
05-04-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,253
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: 130
Views: 3,797
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.
04-26-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,565
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...
04-20-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,723
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: 322
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
04-16-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,432
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....
04-14-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 837
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,457
Posted By superdex

/thread.

/thread.
04-07-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,228
Posted By superdex

now THAT is worth celebrating! Whoo!

now THAT is worth celebrating! Whoo!
04-06-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,228
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: 1,428
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...
04-02-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,740
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: 4,201
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.
03-23-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,557
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...
03-19-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,158
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: 1,735
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, 12:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,213
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:...
03-18-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,557
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,...
Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,295
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.
02-18-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,768
Posted By superdex

I have a handful, including kids' bikes etc. So I...

I have a handful, including kids' bikes etc. So I did this. Always makes me warm and fuzzy remembering riding my bike to school:
...
Forum: Foo
08-21-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,014
Posted By superdex

the only issue I see is that it's TOO SMALL

the only issue I see is that it's TOO SMALL
07-27-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,106
Posted By superdex

Plan your route to include stops, plenty of...

Plan your route to include stops, plenty of online tools to do that. Or get over the aesthetic of the behind-the-seat. Function>form on this one....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,999
Posted By superdex

Strange that his name has rolled around in my...

Strange that his name has rolled around in my head the past couple weeks. So sorry and so unfair. Thoughts and prayers to his family. May the road rise up to meet your wheels--
06-17-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,426
Posted By superdex

In colder weather I've been known to throw a can...

In colder weather I've been known to throw a can of ipa into my back jersey pocket. best. lunch. ever.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,455
Posted By superdex

unless you're going from calipers to discs and...

unless you're going from calipers to discs and your aluminum bike is within the last 10 years or so, it's not that much a PITA. *do* pay attention to the bottom bracket spec. Either look for the...
06-12-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By superdex

Truth. I love how he's just pacing the same...

Truth.

I love how he's just pacing the same 50ft in front of his house.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,526
Posted By superdex

this is still a question? ;) bibs. ...

this is still a question? ;)

bibs.



or jeans.
05-26-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,050
Posted By superdex

Nice choice, happy he's happy! (and yeah,...

Nice choice, happy he's happy!

(and yeah, bike shops are having a super surge with the pandemic. Stinks that it's pandemic-related, but happy for the industry....)
05-13-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,613
Posted By superdex

A 2019 TimberJack Deore 29 came home with me...

A 2019 TimberJack Deore 29 came home with me today. Including pedals (Crank Bros Candy 1 at 10% off) and tax, I was out the door for $1130.

After test-riding the 27.5+ vs 29, and then the L vs XL,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,336
Posted By superdex

It's BF, coulda been talking about what's in the...

It's BF, coulda been talking about what's in the glove box for all we know ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,336
Posted By superdex

fify

fify
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,336
Posted By superdex

ding-ding Learned the hard way the one (and...

ding-ding

Learned the hard way the one (and only) time I rode the Hotter-n-Hell Hundred. I flatted no less than 3 times because the hole in the tire was large enough that I punctured in the same...
Forum: Foo
01-02-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,183
Posted By superdex

If you're being strict, it's neither. But, we're...

If you're being strict, it's neither. But, we're human and I can totally relate. Vodka would be my choice. Or bourbon.
12-31-19, 12:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,748
Posted By superdex

Niner RLT Steel 2 star. ...

Niner RLT Steel 2 star.

https://ninerbikes.com/products/rlt-9-steel?variant=29543507394658
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,762
Posted By superdex

whatever you do, please don't think you have to...

whatever you do, please don't think you have to use a new DA cassette. If you replace it, replace with a 105 or Ultegra instead.
11-26-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,625
Posted By superdex

For some, Amazon is just another channel. You'll...

For some, Amazon is just another channel. You'll see stuff from Backcountry, Velomine, etc on there. If you don't recognize the brand, that's when I'd be very skeptical and do research outside of...
11-14-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,547
Posted By superdex

so, does wearing a jersey mentioned in a 6-yr old...

so, does wearing a jersey mentioned in a 6-yr old article make it retro?
Forum: Foo
11-08-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,448
Posted By superdex

Loved his family, rode his bike. ...

Loved his family, rode his bike.








(it is BF, afterall, even if this is Foo)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 267,922
Posted By superdex

That's really clean :thumb:

That's really clean :thumb:
09-04-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,993
Posted By superdex

(not enough posts, you'll get there) RC...

(not enough posts, you'll get there)

RC Interceptor 19 - White Bikes (http://whitebikes.com/bikes/rc-interceptor-19/)

Wait -whut?

Listen, kid: that bike ain't holding you back. move along,...
09-03-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,857
Posted By superdex

Those are underwear. (please) don't wear them by...

Those are underwear. (please) don't wear them by themselves. Instead, get some 'real' cycling shorts and that will help.

Basically, at some point, you just get over it. Or not. no big whoop.

...
09-03-19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,981
Posted By superdex

Congrats on the weight loss! it's a huge...

Congrats on the weight loss! it's a huge accomplishment.

from what I've learned, endurance sports need carbs. kinda captain obvious, but they do. personally, I tend to believe a 100% keto diet is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,646
Posted By superdex

That you haven't all 4 ridden together may cause...

That you haven't all 4 ridden together may cause you to have a 3-person paceline somewhere around mile 75. Even though it's not competitive, it does help to have everyone on the same page.

If wind...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,880
Posted By superdex

a pic for reference (100mm stem) ...

a pic for reference (100mm stem)

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/309x393/sgd_goodship_9d01ebcc447269dbf915fad1b2cadf80770df620.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,880
Posted By superdex

a zombie lives! I'm between 6'2" and 6'3"...

a zombie lives!

I'm between 6'2" and 6'3" and bought a 58cm electric blue Goodship frameset over the winter, and built it up this spring. It's a great ride -- quick handling and comfortable all...
08-13-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,689
Posted By superdex

all in the heart of town -- you did a good job of...

all in the heart of town -- you did a good job of making it look inviting!
07-10-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,974
Posted By superdex

A good hubby will slow down, and as you get...

A good hubby will slow down, and as you get fitter, you will revel in climbing faster than him, you can rub it back in his face some :D

But honestly, riding more will be the biggest improvement...
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