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Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-12, 01:34 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 18,106
Posted By logdrum

I pop here once a year and PCAD is either...

I pop here once a year and PCAD is either hospitalized or getting castrated. No visits to Hellas P? More like Hell this time. Good luck.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-12, 01:16 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 11,112
Posted By logdrum

umd (is he still banned?) when he was CAT 3/4 and...

umd (is he still banned?) when he was CAT 3/4 and had won some races... posted his 3 year average for the 14K or miles he does yearly and he said it was like 15-16 mph. That dude definitely keeps his...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-12, 01:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,232
Posted By logdrum

New Mexico is both windy and hilly. What to do?...

New Mexico is both windy and hilly. What to do? Texas sucks and Arizona blows and we are in between :)

How ya'll 41?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-11, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By logdrum

Bearing service on Ancient (Yellow) Power Tap Pro

If anybody has experience in replacing the bearings on the old wired PowerTap (yellow cap which does not need the special tool) I would like to ask your advice.

I know that on the drive side it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-11, 06:00 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 6,425
Posted By logdrum

I analyze the music too much. I am a jazz...

I analyze the music too much. I am a jazz musician so, me 50/50. But in the 90's nobody did, except for the exception of tiny FM radios, so I think that is why you see some sticking to bird and cow...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-11, 01:15 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 7,154
Posted By logdrum

I'd like to know if there are couples that are...

I'd like to know if there are couples that are cool with not just riding with but the other type of riding as well as long as there is no hiding the fact.

I voted yes but so far no woman has...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-11, 08:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,655
Posted By logdrum

I see this happen many times as well but I've...

I see this happen many times as well but I've seen big angry men retaliate by not moving an inch and riding in the middle divider and close to it and the roadie train panics and even have to ride the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-11, 12:45 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,230
Posted By logdrum

I always go up to the max or near it. I have even...

I always go up to the max or near it. I have even inflated some tubular Tufo's to 175. I am lighter than the OP. Have done it since I got a road bike in the early 90's and I've lived and rode many...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-11, 12:34 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,762
Posted By logdrum

I've done this ride in 98. Riding was the easy...

I've done this ride in 98. Riding was the easy part. Raising the money was harder. Thanks for sharing the Lance!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-11, 12:25 AM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 254,047
Posted By logdrum

I've never posted here because I have an old...

I've never posted here because I have an old school wired powertap. But I recently got the endomondo app on my android phone. This is in the MUP -- a lot of people but I still did good. My ankle is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-11, 09:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,581
Posted By logdrum

I've always used 135-140 mm stems. Ritchey makes...

I've always used 135-140 mm stems. Ritchey makes them and easily available. I even had a 145 and I am not exactly tall or long armed, it stretches me out and it feels comfortable.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-11, 10:48 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,580
Posted By logdrum

When moving I only notice and associate the high...

When moving I only notice and associate the high end bling on TT bikes, maybe a deep section wheel will make me notice for a second but then I know that the price range on "carbon" wheels nowadays...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-11, 10:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,768
Posted By logdrum

NM might be poor and sparsely populated but there...

NM might be poor and sparsely populated but there are a lot of brainiacs in this crazy state. I did a search for NM fluid dynamics authors and this came up http://pages.swcp.com/~hermosa/ on the top....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-11, 12:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,737
Posted By logdrum

I have an engineering job but I do a lot of...

I have an engineering job but I do a lot of manual work on my property. Examples Lifting hay for our many horses and sheep 70 lb each bale, mucking the poop, fixing fences etc and a big garden. My...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-11, 11:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By logdrum

Guys who have power meters would have upgraded...

Guys who have power meters would have upgraded from toe clips a long time ago!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-11, 10:50 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,221
Posted By logdrum

If road cycling is defined using a kit + a racing...

If road cycling is defined using a kit + a racing bike yes. I have been commuting here in NM for almost 11+ years on a road bike 4-5 times a week. I bought the road bike from the bike swap from an ex...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-11, 08:29 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 18,871
Posted By logdrum

I like the rooster and this make sense.

I like the rooster and this make sense.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-11, 11:05 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,594
Posted By logdrum

I also think that somehow the group thought on a...

I also think that somehow the group thought on a ride make the pullers extra strong too. Maybe this is psychological or maybe some physics too. I know for sure I cannot apply the wattage on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-11, 10:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,570
Posted By logdrum

Whistle. I have horses. Also horses sense the...

Whistle. I have horses. Also horses sense the riders anxiety and fear. If they reared up those riders are stupid for riding on a road. OP next time slow down and make your self known way in advance
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-11, 09:07 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,590
Posted By logdrum

I use a Campagnolo Record as my FD on my...

I use a Campagnolo Record as my FD on my otherwise all Red componentry. The Campy FD is real smooth
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-11, 12:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,810
Posted By logdrum

209 miles - double century NW Albuquerque to Los...

209 miles - double century NW Albuquerque to Los Alamos with a side trip to Bandelier via 550 and Rt 4 through Jemez mountains. Solo self supported and yes I used a water pack (camelback) to carry...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-11, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 813
Posted By logdrum

I have a similar frame Raleigh Team race 2009 ...

I have a similar frame Raleigh Team race 2009 and if I am not mistaken they are the same. It is a ~900 gram frameset. Specialized is more of a stronger brand however and the component level is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-11, 02:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,356
Posted By logdrum

I would really like to have a TT bike. I am...

I would really like to have a TT bike. I am signed up for 3 TT races but I am just doing it with a regular bike and 404s and maybe a helmet. I just like to know how fast I can go with them with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-11, 02:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,833
Posted By logdrum

OK you have good cops. I know from memory two...

OK you have good cops. I know from memory two deaths here in the past 2/3 years and the people causing the death of the cyclists did not loose their license. You need to prove that you were hit...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-11, 11:06 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,437
Posted By logdrum

Musician I was doing paid gigs until I needed to...

Musician I was doing paid gigs until I needed to do the family thing now software engineer and I do have a physics degree - hardly used any of that skill except when writing a resume. I do have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-11, 07:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,833
Posted By logdrum

I do have a diesel truck, stock no big tires, no...

I do have a diesel truck, stock no big tires, no smoke but it is a loud beast. I try my best to get away from cyclists, but when you are pulling a 4 horse Gooseneck trailer it really gets hard to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-11, 11:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,389
Posted By logdrum

I still rode when we had wild fire smoke a couple...

I still rode when we had wild fire smoke a couple weeks ago. I just used a faced mask a couple of times and took it really easy, so I would not breathe hard.. I am a commuter so, I also left the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-11, 05:17 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 6,595
Posted By logdrum

If you are organized and keen, having kids may...

If you are organized and keen, having kids may take time away from racing but certainly not riding. I have too many pets (7 horses, sheep, goats and 4 dogs) to do regular crits and events. I did race...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-11, 04:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,343
Posted By logdrum

I do not have a Tarmac but I do have a Raleigh...

I do not have a Tarmac but I do have a Raleigh Team frame which is also stiff. I also have the Lynskey cooper. Lynskey has a weird drop- out design that until l I shimmed my rear wheel axle, however...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-11, 05:49 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 10,120
Posted By logdrum

yes 33 years. Not completely vegan because I like...

yes 33 years. Not completely vegan because I like goat brie and will eat the occasional pizza and believe in yoghurt. I travel for work also internationally even. Has not been a problem of not...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-11, 05:35 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,168
Posted By logdrum

My friend starting to ride bought a DI2 equipped...

My friend starting to ride bought a DI2 equipped bike from BikesDirect. I did not stop him. He wanted what's the best he can get for 4K. I really did not know how to explain BD. But he was set on it....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-11, 05:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,871
Posted By logdrum

I try to HTFU the wind but the smoke with ash ...

I try to HTFU the wind but the smoke with ash from the Arizona and Southern NM fires was all I could take. It has been windier than ever here, windy enough to crack tree limbs, blow off corrugated...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-11, 05:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 738
Posted By logdrum

^ This. I'd bike anyway even if it is that hots....

^ This. I'd bike anyway even if it is that hots. Beats not riding at all. Maybe trainer or rollers to get some intensity later in the evening.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-11, 04:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,830
Posted By logdrum

For a self supported double century in rural NM,...

For a self supported double century in rural NM, I forgo the ego and bring one. It helps. I am also thirstier lately. From my home to Los Alamos and then back I am glad I used one. It is so dry...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-10, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,681
Posted By logdrum

No Travel Trac -- I 'll post again tomorrow as I...

No Travel Trac -- I 'll post again tomorrow as I have to ride to work now. I asked a question in the forums so I do not have to do the work :). but will this evening. I was meaning to do this for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-10, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,681
Posted By logdrum

Quel if you know the math involved we can enter...

Quel if you know the math involved we can enter diff values for A, B, C and D and we might get the data you need. Look at the screenshot182507
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-10, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,681
Posted By logdrum

I have a PTAP and I can do that too. What speeds...

I have a PTAP and I can do that too. What speeds do you need 12 to 30 with 2 speed increments. The iBike guys may have the answer to it as well. I just downloaded the 5 version and the roller list...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-10, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,681
Posted By logdrum

iBike software may have data on it. I'll get a...

iBike software may have data on it. I'll get a screenshot and post it here. I think you can use the kreitler power curve for the 3 inch rollers and be on track or close to it.
12-17-10, 12:21 PM
Replies: 19,701
Views: 429,230
Posted By logdrum

We usually wuss out at 3 inches. But I am...

We usually wuss out at 3 inches. But I am surprised they kept schools open when it was 6-8, 18 in some places plus one school bus accident yesterday. This is not MN and we do not have enough snow...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-10, 10:27 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,557
Posted By logdrum

http://thegroovologist.com/image/obj2geo3pg1p7.png...

http://thegroovologist.com/image/obj2geo3pg1p7.png


I've suffered enough!
12-17-10, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19,701
Views: 429,230
Posted By logdrum

Way to go NM, no school closing after all it is...

Way to go NM, no school closing after all it is not that much. Maybe 4 here in the valley 6-8 in the mountains. I have to go to work today. It is still coming down a bit. I am riding my bike and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-10, 03:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,305
Posted By logdrum

When I take the trailer loaded with hay I am...

When I take the trailer loaded with hay I am contemplating of taking the roller up on top of the stack and taking a spin. But I probably will ask my gymnast kids to do it first.

I ride my fixed...
12-17-10, 03:18 AM
Replies: 19,701
Views: 429,230
Posted By logdrum

Snowed a lot today. I rode on it from work. Then...

Snowed a lot today. I rode on it from work. Then we made snowmen and had snowball fights. Family friends are sleeping over since the roads to their house in the Jemez mountains are bad. Kids had hot...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-10, 02:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,589
Posted By logdrum

"Mexico 30%" It has been estimated that 11%...

"Mexico 30%"

It has been estimated that 11% of Mexicans reside in the US -- just saying. We need to measure that 28% Obesity rate a little better maybe.

Random website: ...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-10, 11:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 799
Posted By logdrum

BTW thanks. Yes I got 6.5 K out of my conti,...

BTW thanks. Yes I got 6.5 K out of my conti, mounted late October 2009 after our first snow. That mileage is estimated based on the fact that I commute almost 100% with the bicycle I have them on....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-10, 10:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 799
Posted By logdrum

Sure I could do that. Next time I promise.

Sure I could do that. Next time I promise.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-10, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 799
Posted By logdrum

Michelin Pro 3 Question

After ~6.5K miles my GP4000's rear wheel just eroded. I was wiping it with my glove after a ride and the thread just peeled off in several places, almost like a really bad road rash. My wife got...
Forum: Foo
12-12-10, 09:40 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,859
Posted By logdrum

I have a MacPro with 8 cores @ home. A 12 core at...

I have a MacPro with 8 cores @ home. A 12 core at work.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-10, 09:12 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,549
Posted By logdrum

Looks like most (if not all) cars work.

Looks like most (if not all) cars work.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-10, 01:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,914
Posted By logdrum

Highest elevation in VT is 4.3 K ft but there is...

Highest elevation in VT is 4.3 K ft but there is no road to get up there
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