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10-13-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 25
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Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Hmm ok, I am hoping it’s a time thing with this...

Hmm ok, I am hoping it’s a time thing with this saddle even though I have 500ish miles on it. It could also be I am not standing up enough. So many variances and possibilities.
10-11-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,236
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

How long till your bum gets sore?

Hello friends,

I am sure this has been asked 100 times, but how long does it take till your sit bones get sore?

i ride around 50-140 miles a week and I noticed that around 40 miles and above my...
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Maybe I led to on with my first post. I do my...

Maybe I led to on with my first post. I do my centuries in that time frame, but I am hurting pretty good for that type of effort.

I do do agree that my worry is the day after the first, as it...
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

3 day, 375 mile tour of PR

Good day everyone,



I would consider myself to be an average century type rider. I ride anywhere from 0 to 100+ miles a week, and complete my century rides in the 5-5:45...
03-18-18, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,321
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Bike fit and lower back disc deteriation (bulging)

Hello,

I am a long time cyclist but just had a serious situation come up that has me scatching my head as to what to look for. I recent was diagnosed with 4 deteriorating discs in my lower back...
Replies: 134
Views: 91,512
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Hello all, Just completed my first...

Hello all,


Just completed my first century (104) in 5:30'ish minutes. Here are some things I learned and took away from this amazing trip.


1. Train harder than you plan to ride. If you...
04-25-16, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,709
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Corrado33, Thank you, I think that is...

Corrado33,

Thank you, I think that is exactly what happened. I was worried of attempting any internal work before I got you fine people before I did any work.
04-25-16, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,709
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

B-Screw not looking right… help!

Good morning all,

So last week my rear derailleur holder snapped, I got a new one but now when I am attempting to re-install the rear derailleur the B-screw and the mechanism that keeps it in...
12-02-14, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,482
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Although I do understand carrying a small knife...

Although I do understand carrying a small knife or even a small defensive weapon like a billy club when riding a *** doesn't make much sense... I have a feeling this guy was a road rage hazard to...
11-15-14, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,267
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

I see what your saying. I went into what i...

I see what your saying. I went into what i posted and in PDF it shows the entire week and its millage program on the bottom 2 pages. It was not show it landscape. I do have a ramp up plan, 2 miles...
11-14-14, 10:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,267
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

So are you saying I should cut down my millage to...

So are you saying I should cut down my millage to ramp up more later on?
11-14-14, 07:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,267
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

That was my idea, what I did not want to do with...

That was my idea, what I did not want to do with over train the last month and be burnt out for the ride. Do you think I should just sustain or taper off?
11-14-14, 06:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,267
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Haha you are correct, I just know that with my...

Haha you are correct, I just know that with my crazy time schedule some times I need to lay things out so I don't get lazy with my off time. I need the structure.
11-14-14, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,267
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Training for my first Century

Hello,

I have committed myself to doing a century ride early next year. I have it broken down into a 3 month training plan with the 4th month being for tapering before what ever ride I end up...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-14, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 443,685
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

ugh, so smitten over it i can't even use correct...

ugh, so smitten over it i can't even use correct grammar!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-14, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 443,685
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

My new ride... Not the best pick, but it will do...

My new ride... Not the best pick, but it will do for now until i can get her in some better light.417367
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-14, 04:10 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 104,243
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Thanks bill, and def will do... only two months...

Thanks bill, and def will do... only two months left...
08-17-14, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,841
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

thats a pretty nice fat tire! I would def pimp...

thats a pretty nice fat tire! I would def pimp that thing around town if I were you.
08-17-14, 05:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,574
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Oh if only I had 10k to through around, oh and a...

Oh if only I had 10k to through around, oh and a place to put that... thing... is that really called a bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-14, 04:24 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 104,243
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Been a long time BF'r, can't remember if I have...

Been a long time BF'r, can't remember if I have posted on this forum yet... However been in for 11 years, USMC, currently deployed to Australia. Can't wait to get home and ride all my bikes, my...
08-11-14, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

I thought about bent derailleur but also ruled it...

I thought about bent derailleur but also ruled it out being that only specific cogs where skipping... Thanks for the thought, i will give another wheel a try and see if i have the same issue.
08-11-14, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Worn cogs, or derailleur?

Good afternoon!

I have an early 00's ultregra read rear derailleur set up with a sram 9 speed cog set. Recently the 5th and sixth chain ring have been skipping, causing it to jump up or down, and...
09-28-13, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

I am sorry for not describing the bike better. ...

I am sorry for not describing the bike better. It is a small BMX bike with no front brake, the kid is 9 and just uses it to put put around the neighborhood.
09-28-13, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Kids bike spoke missing, safe?

So my neighbor asked me to fix a few small things on her sons bike and I agreed. While going over the bike i noticed right off the bat that the front rim was bent, on further inspection I noticed...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-13, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,869
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Wow, that bike is smoking hot... great job on...

Wow, that bike is smoking hot... great job on the build!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-13, 01:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,850
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

I ride a steel soma smoothie ES with a carbon...

I ride a steel soma smoothie ES with a carbon fork and wouldn't have it any other way. However, this is a personal preference, you need to find out what you are really looking for in a fork and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-13, 04:39 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,576
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Yea, this is a very true point. Seems like any...

Yea, this is a very true point. Seems like any decent sized town (not a suburb of another town) will have a decent LBS. Since I get paid in US not EU, some of those LBS's can be pricy, but I do...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-13, 12:18 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,576
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Nick, I know how you feel. I am a believer...

Nick,

I know how you feel. I am a believer in the coveted title: LBS. However, mine, in which I did my best to help them out, without breaking my own bank in the attempt, screwed me over one to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-13, 11:54 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 173,608
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

My wife is more jealous when I look longingly at...

My wife is more jealous when I look longingly at a bike than I do girls...
I am perpetually lost, even when I know where I am.

When in a foreign country I change my accent when talking to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-13, 12:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,222
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Rage against the machine I say... I mean if you...

Rage against the machine I say... I mean if you want to watch your company go down the drain because of your silly insistence in voicing your opinion to the community and then it becoming a wild fire...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-13, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

I will try that tonight, hopefully its enough of...

I will try that tonight, hopefully its enough of an adjustment. Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-13, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

One thing I am not understanding is why is it...

One thing I am not understanding is why is it saying the blue stem (the stem i am looking at with more rise) is saying that it is 7mm lower, wouldn't that be considered 7mm higher?

I get it now, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-13, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Wow, That is an amazing tool! Thank you so...

Wow,

That is an amazing tool! Thank you so much!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-13, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Question about stem length and rise

So I just got my new frame and I love it,

However, I feel like I am locking my elbow's out and finding my neck start to hurt around 30k's into a ride.

I currently run a 120mm stem with a 6...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-13, 03:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 790
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Did a 48K+ (originally planned 45k) run up...

Did a 48K+ (originally planned 45k) run up towards Mechelen Belgium, was an amazing day! Other than getting lost a few times, having to turn around when I arrived at a place I knew I was not...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-13, 01:07 AM
Replies: 2,039
Views: 427,489
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Alright, After weeks of anticipation and set...

Alright,

After weeks of anticipation and set backs, here is my official picture submitted to the Steel club:

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Soma Smoothie ES 54cm, with a mishmash of parts, but after 6 years, I...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-22-13, 02:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,951
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Thank you all for your opinions, time to look at...

Thank you all for your opinions, time to look at my options for drawing this out.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-21-13, 01:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,951
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Your frame on paper: drawing to size?

So I am starting to conceive the frame I want to build in my head and doing some reading on how to go about putting it on paper. One thing I have been reading is that when putting it down on paper...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-13, 04:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

All of those are my thoughts, and yes... i really...

All of those are my thoughts, and yes... i really really want to hit up the pyrenean climbs. Time permitting.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-13, 03:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Leaving Europe, what to ride before I go?

So I got orders back to the states and I have yet to ride any of the amazing and significant area’s in our bicycle history. So I am turning to you my fellow BF family for some suggestions of what I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-13, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18,926
Views: 3,842,405
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

OMG... those are some sexy looking wheels, please...

OMG... those are some sexy looking wheels, please don't hate me for staring...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-17-13, 03:44 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,641
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

FTW, I agree that the "golden age" of frame...

FTW,

I agree that the "golden age" of frame building is well past. However, I will say that some of the work that was put out at the bespoken convention was just down right amazing. What we are...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-13, 07:27 AM
Replies: 18,926
Views: 3,842,405
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Got myself a new 105 front derailleur... although...

Got myself a new 105 front derailleur... although it was because of a FUBAR that I had to buy it in the first place...
04-16-13, 05:10 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,350
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

QV, Now that is a sexy set of lugs you got...

QV,

Now that is a sexy set of lugs you got there! It is gonna be a head turner once you get it all built up. Keep us updated!:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-13, 05:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,329
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Ed, That is an amazing bike you got being...

Ed,

That is an amazing bike you got being built up. Please do not forget to give us an update on how she rides and your overall impressions!

Congrats, and I know how the wait feels... My...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-13, 05:48 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,267
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

The only time I will ever replace my steel frame...

The only time I will ever replace my steel frame is when they can mold me a perfectly A symmetrical, triangulated, unicorn fart infused, rainbow approved, material.

Have people forgotten the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-13, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Its hard to tell you if the "plastic parts" are...

Its hard to tell you if the "plastic parts" are replaceable. You might want to go to ebay or to a large bicycle seller website and see if you can find those parts alone.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-13, 12:04 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,267
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

Everyone has an opinion... and everyone feels...

Everyone has an opinion... and everyone feels like sharing them. Half the posts that are in our forum are based off of opinion. It will never end, there will never be an end to the aluminum vs...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-13, 01:28 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,267
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

That frame just made me drool... That is a sexy...

That frame just made me drool... That is a sexy frame, and the fact that you picked it up for 150 bucks makes me want to give you a high five and cry at the same time. I hope to someday find a deal...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-13, 01:18 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,006
Posted By Sexy_Lugs

I would be scared to ride it, not cause I think I...

I would be scared to ride it, not cause I think I would break it (I know that isnt going to happen) but because I would pull to hard while sprinting and would pick up the bikes front end, leading to...
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