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02-17-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,998
Posted By bikejrff

https://webmailb.juno.com/webmail/new/21?folder=In...

https://webmailb.juno.com/webmail/new/21?folder=Inbox&msgNum=00003300:001UQz^O00001Iu_&count=1613603148&randid=1589270039&attachId=4&prevId=-2&action=photoviewer&userinfo=e5ae58848813c546aae6308cb41a8...
02-15-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,085
Posted By bikejrff

That is a perfect repurpose of a crashed bike...

That is a perfect repurpose of a crashed bike that is still serviceable.
02-07-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,570
Posted By bikejrff

I am five weeks since my worst bicycle crash...

I am five weeks since my worst bicycle crash ever. Still have 1.5 hour memory gap so i don't even know what happened. I feel your pain bro.
02-02-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,552
Posted By bikejrff

Nope, not anymore. Moved into over 55 community...

Nope, not anymore. Moved into over 55 community in March...they do all that stuff now. Gave my shovels to son.
02-01-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,562
Posted By bikejrff

When our son from Colorado visits he rides one of...

When our son from Colorado visits he rides one of my bikes as we both use Look Keos. This past summer he rode my Cannondale SuperSix with SRAM Red and Boyd wheels. I ended up giving him that bike,...
11-30-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,642
Posted By bikejrff

Pavement. Road bikes, last two are flat bar road...

Pavement. Road bikes, last two are flat bar road bikes.

53/39 11-25 10spd
53/39 12-26 10 spd
52/36 12-25 11 spd
52/36 12-25 11 spd
52/36 12-25 11 spd
50/34 12-27 10 spd
50/34 12-25 11 spd
11-06-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By bikejrff

I have two sets of Boyd Altamont wheels. ...

I have two sets of Boyd Altamont wheels. Aluminum clinchers. As good as any wheel I own; and I have a number of nice custom wheels built with Chris King and White Industry hubs.

A set of Boyd...
11-02-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,771
Posted By bikejrff

Glad to see this post. Everyone here is telling...

Glad to see this post. Everyone here is telling me to replace my chain at 3,000 or 3,500 miles. I've got 4,200 miles and KMC digital tool shows .02mm of wear. I thought, No Way! I only ride in...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,253
Posted By bikejrff

Docs put me on Warfarin 16 months ago and now I...

Docs put me on Warfarin 16 months ago and now I am always cold. So 50 F is my new minimum. I kinda miss riding on sunny, cold winter days.
10-07-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 966
Posted By bikejrff

Once a year in the late fall after riding season....

Once a year in the late fall after riding season. Wipe down after each ride during the year, especially the chain. Always riding dry roads helps.
10-05-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,082
Posted By bikejrff

At least our local club delayed club rides until...

At least our local club delayed club rides until beginning of July. Now they post pictures of every ride; no social distancing & no masks when not riding while milling around parking lot, gas...
09-28-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,552
Posted By bikejrff

Hitting the gym, elliptical, fitness classes,...

Hitting the gym, elliptical, fitness classes, walking. Will do shorter rides on a sunny, warmish afternoon instead of my usual morning ride time.
08-26-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 864
Posted By bikejrff

No, I don't ride with my local club anymore. I...

No, I don't ride with my local club anymore. I think the the poor decisions they make because of herd mentality are not in my best cycling interests.
08-17-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,038
Posted By bikejrff

Please do not ever utter this sentence in the...

Please do not ever utter this sentence in the presence of my wife.
08-17-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,020
Posted By bikejrff

My first road bike was a 2011 Trek Project One...

My first road bike was a 2011 Trek Project One that I ordered new. A friend of mine now owns that bike.
07-22-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,385
Posted By bikejrff

I had to laugh when I realized as I was reading...

I had to laugh when I realized as I was reading your post I was eating an ice cream sandwich.
07-22-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,330
Posted By bikejrff

A flat bar road bike is NOT a hybrid.

A flat bar road bike is NOT a hybrid.
06-16-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,032
Posted By bikejrff

I don't have any "spare" bikes, just...

I don't have any "spare" bikes, just bikes.
05-15-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,061
Posted By bikejrff

We have recently downsized into an over 55...

We have recently downsized into an over 55 community. In anticipation, I have had to find new homes for six bikes. N-6 is traumatic.
04-21-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,860
Posted By bikejrff

Of the nine bikes I presently own, three were...

Of the nine bikes I presently own, three were complete bikes purchased online and three were framesets. The three I bought from lbs I did not even test ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,528
Posted By bikejrff

Where I live in northeast Indiana, the scenery...

Where I live in northeast Indiana, the scenery (cornfield or soybean field) riding gravel roads is the same as "paved" chip and seals roads. I'd rather ride the smoother road, never more than one or...
02-03-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,200
Posted By bikejrff

I think black bikes are ugly...and everybody has...

I think black bikes are ugly...and everybody has them now.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,706
Posted By bikejrff

1. 162 miles (R.A.I.N.) 2. 59 miles* 3. 20...

1. 162 miles (R.A.I.N.)
2. 59 miles*
3. 20 miles**

*59 mile average ride on 187 rides was my best in 2016. That number has been going down the past few years due injury and medical issues. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,568
Posted By bikejrff

I have well over a dozen pairs of shoes. ...

I have well over a dozen pairs of shoes. Presently snowbirding in Florida so I can't actually count them but probably have close to 20 pairs of bike shoes. I'm a jersey and shoe *****.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,547
Posted By bikejrff

This drives me NUTS! After suffering major leg...

This drives me NUTS! After suffering major leg injury five years ago I have no torque, especially from a standing or slow rolling stop. I stopped riding with the A & B groups of local cycling club...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,547
Posted By bikejrff

I have the same problem and I really want to ride...

I have the same problem and I really want to ride with my group of friends. Our group can number as high as 15, normally 8-12. Seems about half the group is itchy to pretend we can still be fast...
11-15-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,240
Posted By bikejrff

I see what you did there.

I see what you did there.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,371
Posted By bikejrff

https://www.performancebike.com/elite-byasi-tool-h...

https://www.performancebike.com/elite-byasi-tool-holder-bottle-cage-storage-black-750ml-0111804/p326873?gclid=Cj0KCQjwr-_tBRCMARIsAN413WQc2o2VhE6gZ50VuewlyJjv1DNnuHiXNXQTJiQIJ7Wwpdm92CV8HyIaAhFeEALw_w...
11-01-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,605
Posted By bikejrff

Have a good friend who got a NOS Litespeed T3 for...

Have a good friend who got a NOS Litespeed T3 for $1300. Full Ultegra.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 32,161
Posted By bikejrff

Though I don't ride century rides any longer, in...

Though I don't ride century rides any longer, in the past 5 years or so I have completed over 75 of them. I never really "relished" or ever even thought of them as some kind of achievement, just a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,073
Posted By bikejrff

I have a buddy I used to smoke and I was riding...

I have a buddy I used to smoke and I was riding my $1200 Bianchi Vigorelli SRAM Apex (steel). He bought a Tarmac. I still smoked him. He got carbon wheels. I still smoked him. And he's younger...
09-23-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,367
Posted By bikejrff

I recently experienced a very unexpected and...

I recently experienced a very unexpected and serious pulmonary embolism. The pulmonologists were convinced that cycling had saved my life by strengthening my heart and lungs. Age 61
08-26-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 15,092
Posted By bikejrff

Money is for spending, not hoarding and life is...

Money is for spending, not hoarding and life is short.
07-15-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,868
Posted By bikejrff

I agree, every ride is a good ride. We are in...

I agree, every ride is a good ride. We are in the process of moving to a temporary rental home. It is only six tenths of a mile from our home of 22 years. A couple of weeks ago my blood clots came...
07-12-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 44,182
Posted By bikejrff

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_1536_3__74b151f914889ea7dc4c19c4cf8a88eac23bf1ac.jpg

closest I have
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,117
Posted By bikejrff

I have cycling buds that have the same view and I...

I have cycling buds that have the same view and I will never understand the logic of this argument. Never.
06-23-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,360
Posted By bikejrff

A big yes to this post. I wear Champion or...

A big yes to this post. I wear Champion or Starter polyester/spandex compression briefs under my bibs. Much better as far as fit and compression and more easily replaceable than bibs/shorts that...
04-29-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,161
Posted By bikejrff

Well that was a mouthful.

Well that was a mouthful.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By bikejrff

I have a 2011 CAAD 10. Great bike for as many...

I have a 2011 CAAD 10. Great bike for as many miles as you want, I've done a few century rides and find that it is as comfortable to ride as my Trek Madone (6 series) and my Cannondale SuperSix. So...
03-25-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,231
Posted By bikejrff

I too am over the carbon hype. I get a kick out...

I too am over the carbon hype. I get a kick out of all the cyclists here that are so excited about their new light weight carbon bikes and all they ever ride is the flats. An overpass is a"huge"...
03-14-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,134
Posted By bikejrff

Work stand and titanium frames.

Work stand and titanium frames.
03-14-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,048
Posted By bikejrff

"Gearing issue" sounds like perfect reason to...

"Gearing issue" sounds like perfect reason to acquire a new bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,573
Posted By bikejrff

Very nice bike.

Very nice bike.
03-05-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,152
Posted By bikejrff

I cheated, spent Jan/Feb in Florida panhandle &...

I cheated, spent Jan/Feb in Florida panhandle & rode 1500 miles. Now that I am back in Indiana am waiting for dry roads and sunshine. I'll do 20-30 mile rides with temps in the mid 40's as long as...
02-12-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,753
Posted By bikejrff

The only thing I have never forgotten is my bike.

The only thing I have never forgotten is my bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,689
Posted By bikejrff

Same for new wheels.

Same for new wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-18, 05:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,810
Posted By bikejrff

Great review, nice bike. In the photo your T6...

Great review, nice bike. In the photo your T6 looks like a brushed finish, not polished?
10-31-18, 04:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,316
Posted By bikejrff

yes to Fizik 2.5. I used to use Lizard Skin but...

yes to Fizik 2.5. I used to use Lizard Skin but everyone is correct, it wears poorly and quickly.
10-31-18, 04:10 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,467
Posted By bikejrff

Great book.

Great book.
10-15-18, 01:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,017
Posted By bikejrff

This.

This.
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