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Forum: Foo
11-30-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9,996
Views: 2,096,146
Posted By Nachoman

A live Grateful Dead concert from July 1987, when...

A live Grateful Dead concert from July 1987, when they toured with Bob Dylan.
Specifically, this second, 'Simple Twist of Fate'.
11-20-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,112
Posted By Nachoman

Nice looking bike!

Nice looking bike!
11-19-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,092
Posted By Nachoman

Very unique. You must get so many comments every...

Very unique. You must get so many comments every time you pedal.
11-16-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,307
Posted By Nachoman

Personally I've never seen a cyclist with...

Personally I've never seen a cyclist with flashing lights and felt that I was unable to determine where they were or where they were going.
I would also love to see some study regarding the effects...
Forum: Foo
11-15-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By Nachoman

Should be a great concert! I love these old...

Should be a great concert! I love these old school bands. I just saw Dead & Company a couple weeks ago.
Forum: Foo
11-13-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 315,928
Posted By Nachoman

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1400x933/smithswatch_00c666b7679d3b45fdaddfcf49f69abf4f356901.jpeg
I like this one a lot. Simple and elegant.
11-12-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,757
Posted By Nachoman

If you go with any of the big boys, lezyne,...

If you go with any of the big boys, lezyne, nightrider, light & motion, dinotte, cygolite, you'll end up with an excellent product.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By Nachoman

In coastal southern California, my feet get way...

In coastal southern California, my feet get way too hot with full booties. So if I need some extra warmth I almost always use toe covers.
11-10-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 24,199
Posted By Nachoman

I cycle with a friend's wife that had a hip...

I cycle with a friend's wife that had a hip replacement. Her hip got so bad she couldn't even swing her leg over the top tube.
Now, post hip replacement, she's cycling and even running (and winning)...
11-10-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,488
Posted By Nachoman

I'm okay with buying dura ace or ultegra to keep...

I'm okay with buying dura ace or ultegra to keep the weight down on the bike. But there's no way I'm cutting out that extra slice of pizza.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,350
Posted By Nachoman

I have white shoes because the sidi speedplay...

I have white shoes because the sidi speedplay carbon shoes are sold in only one color.
I don't like them. They look like they're made for tap dancing.
11-07-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,326
Posted By Nachoman

I wear a short brim cycling cap under my helmet,...

I wear a short brim cycling cap under my helmet, so not necessary.
Plus I ride in the drops a lot. It would get in the way.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,210
Posted By Nachoman

It sounds rude, but when I used to velodrome we...

It sounds rude, but when I used to velodrome we would shout "STAY" when passing another cyclist that was veering toward us.
Short and to the point.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,210
Posted By Nachoman

YOUR left or MY left?

YOUR left or MY left?
10-30-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,381
Posted By Nachoman

Sure. And every once in a while, I'll stop, lean...

Sure. And every once in a while, I'll stop, lean over, squeeze the tire and be surprised that it's NOT flat.
10-30-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 54,007
Posted By Nachoman

Life's too short to ride a crappy bike or drink...

Life's too short to ride a crappy bike or drink cheap wine.
Forum: Commuting
10-26-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,911
Posted By Nachoman

It sounds like a case of bad attitude. If the...

It sounds like a case of bad attitude.
If the guy had yelled 'sorry for buzzing you' instead of 'eff you, go ride on the sidewalk', this wouldn't even be an issue.
10-26-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,165
Posted By Nachoman

https://live.staticflickr.com/4439/36158091850_17e...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4439/36158091850_17e0387dd3_w.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/X6aEYJ)IMG_3713 (https://flic.kr/p/X6aEYJ) by Nacho Neal (https://www.flickr.com/photos/153465328@N03/), on Flickr...
10-24-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,587
Posted By Nachoman

I'm unfamiliar with the shakedry technology but...

I'm unfamiliar with the shakedry technology but about five to ten years ago Showers pass jackets were known to be the best and most breathable.
10-24-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,049
Posted By Nachoman

Probably a different Shelter Island.

Probably a different Shelter Island.
10-23-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,001
Posted By Nachoman

Pre COVID I had a great routine. I was pedaling...

Pre COVID I had a great routine. I was pedaling Monday, Wednesday and Friday for about an hour before work. And then a longer ride on Saturday.
Now I'm totally swamped at work and lucky to squeeze...
10-23-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,049
Posted By Nachoman

Depending on the mileage desired, my 'go to' ride...

Depending on the mileage desired, my 'go to' ride involves a loop or two around Shelter Island, Harbor Island and\or Fiesta Island.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,630
Posted By Nachoman

Totally normal. After my crash, I was off the...

Totally normal. After my crash, I was off the bike for a couple months and was too chicken to ride no-handed for at least another couple months.
10-19-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,401
Posted By Nachoman

Apology not accepted. It sounded disingenuous...

Apology not accepted. It sounded disingenuous and insincere. :)
10-18-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,401
Posted By Nachoman

Hey I think you accidently quoted me on that....

Hey I think you accidently quoted me on that. Technology is confusing for you old buzzards!
10-16-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,812
Posted By Nachoman

Right now listening to a Grateful Dead show. June...

Right now listening to a Grateful Dead show. June 28, 1988.
And in less than two weeks, I've got tickets to see Dead & Company.
10-15-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,122
Posted By Nachoman

Under 50, usually no stops.

Under 50, usually no stops.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,263
Posted By Nachoman

Yeah this whole covid \ supply chain thing has...

Yeah this whole covid \ supply chain thing has really messed with bicycle prices.
It wasn't that long ago that you could easily find 30%-50% off last year's models, odd sized models and models that...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,609
Posted By Nachoman

I've never had any problems using polarized. But...

I've never had any problems using polarized. But I'm always buying upper end, uber expensive, polarized shades, if that makes a difference.
10-13-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 876
Posted By Nachoman

Happens to me too. But the strap loosens in such...

Happens to me too. But the strap loosens in such small increments that I only need to tighten it back up about once or twice a year.
10-11-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,401
Posted By Nachoman

I personally don't feel like bicycles are high...

I personally don't feel like bicycles are high maintenance. But to each their own. My daughter thinks pumping up her own tires is a big imposition. So I get it.
10-10-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,590
Posted By Nachoman

"Enjoy cycling: Stunt bikes are very suitable for...

"Enjoy cycling: Stunt bikes are very suitable for mountain, wasteland, and effective on roads, trails, cities, beaches or snow."

WTF is a stunt bike?
10-08-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,329
Posted By Nachoman

Up hill, down hill or on the flats, if you're on...

Up hill, down hill or on the flats, if you're on a group ride, soft pedaling sends a signal to the guy drafting you that things are okay and to stay close.
10-08-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,253
Posted By Nachoman

I caught the last hour of this race. Crazy and...

I caught the last hour of this race. Crazy and exciting!
10-06-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,555
Posted By Nachoman

I bought a tandem one time when my kids were...

I bought a tandem one time when my kids were little. I purposely bought one that was too large, figuring they would grow into it.
But it took a couple years for them to grow into it, which basically...
10-06-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,001
Posted By Nachoman

Actually I agree with this statement. Personally...

Actually I agree with this statement. Personally I'm much more comfortable wearing a too tight jersey versus a too loose jersey.
10-05-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,992
Posted By Nachoman

If you buy a messenger bag, make sure to get one...

If you buy a messenger bag, make sure to get one with a front strap to keep it from sliding around. I know this from experience. Mine sucks even on my little 6 mile commute to work.
10-03-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,897
Posted By Nachoman

My wife and I have used Backroads and VBT. Both...

My wife and I have used Backroads and VBT. Both were okay. The main benefit they provide, in my view, is just taking you and your luggage from point A to point B.
The couple of times we did solo...
09-29-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3,393
Views: 243,259
Posted By Nachoman

Just 18. Two loops around Fiesta Island in a...

Just 18. Two loops around Fiesta Island in a double rotating paceline.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 9,146
Posted By Nachoman

If you have to ask why, I'm pretty sure you're...

If you have to ask why, I'm pretty sure you're not going to get it.
09-28-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 4,393
Posted By Nachoman

Could I bang out 50 miles in jeans? Yes. But why...

Could I bang out 50 miles in jeans? Yes. But why would I?
I suit up into my superhero costume even for a 10 mile ride!
09-27-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,321
Posted By Nachoman

Last Friday after a buddy replaced his tube, he...

Last Friday after a buddy replaced his tube, he couldn't get his tire back on, even using that tire jack contraption.
He ended up making the call of shame. Personally I wouldn't ride a tire like...
09-23-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,637
Posted By Nachoman

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20200926_095542638_0e9d288a6ad210f0da2be1a817cf97277485965d.jpg
I won't go into the whole backstory, but let's just say I was...
09-23-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,145
Posted By Nachoman

I've tried literally dozens of different types of...

I've tried literally dozens of different types of lubes and I've gone months without using any lubes at all, and I can honestly say that I notice no difference whatsoever in frequency of chain...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 20,275
Views: 4,569,650
Posted By Nachoman

Giro mips helmet. Replaced my old one with exact...

Giro mips helmet. Replaced my old one with exact same model, just five years newer.
09-22-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,572
Posted By Nachoman

When my kids were into cycling I went through a...

When my kids were into cycling I went through a 'lock' phase.
I bought kryptonite, steel, cables, chains, u-locks, combos, keys, stretchy, light weight, heavy, you name it, I got it.
09-21-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,954
Posted By Nachoman

https://www.uccyclery.com/

https://www.uccyclery.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 9,146
Posted By Nachoman

I haven't read this whole threat and I suppose...

I haven't read this whole threat and I suppose it's already been mentioned, but don't just pull up and start drafting some random woman who's out on a solo ride.
That's especially creepy.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,349
Posted By Nachoman

I get a lot of 'comments', which I guess could be...

I get a lot of 'comments', which I guess could be disguised 'complaints' about my front 600 lumen front and 350 lumen rear flashers.
I just give everyone an emphatic "thank you!" to any person that...
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