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Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 911
Posted By Eric F

Yep. The "competitive" rides in my area are...

Yep. The "competitive" rides in my area are populated by racers, ex-racers, and other fast folks. The smaller rides are 30-40 people. The big rides get 100+, even when the weather is mediocre. ...
01-27-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 43
Posted By Eric F

I've been using an Apple TV (4th gen, I think) to...

I've been using an Apple TV (4th gen, I think) to run Zwift for almost 2 years. It works great...except the remote. The Apple TV remote sucks.
01-27-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By Eric F

Dog Journal: Finally got to race bike-guy. ...

Dog Journal: Finally got to race bike-guy. Stoopid car got in the way before I hit top speed. Bike-guy said something to my hoomans and they tied me up. I think he's scared to race me becuz he...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

I enjoyed working on cars back in the days when...

I enjoyed working on cars back in the days when you could drop wrench in the engine bay, and it would fall to the ground.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

I listen to a lot of music, too. My vinyl rig...

I listen to a lot of music, too. My vinyl rig also has a bluetooth receiver hooked up to the AUX inputs on the preamp. However, I sometimes enjoy the ceremony of whipping out a 12", giving it a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

Nice! I suffer from the same "busy" issue. ...

Nice! I suffer from the same "busy" issue.

A few years ago, I found a vintage Marantz 1250 integrated amplifier on a curb among a pile of junk that someone has dumped while moving out of their...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

I'm proud to say that there are currently 2...

I'm proud to say that there are currently 2 functional record players in my house. There were 3 until my older daughter moved out. Both my girls enjoy spinning vinyl, and a record from one of their...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

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01-24-22, 10:35 PM
Replies: 4,833
Views: 511,854
Posted By Eric F

New (used) FSA carbon cranks and Truvativ ISIS...

New (used) FSA carbon cranks and Truvativ ISIS bottom bracket with new Wolf Tooth NW chainring for the ‘99 Trek 9900 1-speed automatic. ...
01-24-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 3,626
Posted By Eric F

I never personally raced this iron, but it's...

I never personally raced this iron, but it's pretty racy...
https://i.imgur.com/0QoSf4q.jpg
01-24-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 445
Posted By Eric F

https://sayingimages.com/wp-content/uploads/double...

https://sayingimages.com/wp-content/uploads/double-facepalm-memes.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

I would have gotten it in 1, but I guessed all...

I would have gotten it in 1, but I guessed all the wrong letters.
01-24-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,338
Posted By Eric F

So it's just a significant lack of knowledge and...

So it's just a significant lack of knowledge and understanding about bicycles then?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

I recently drove my step-father's '16 Miata for a...

I recently drove my step-father's '16 Miata for a couple of days. It's a blast. I haven't driven a stick for a while. I had forgotten how much fun it is.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

That went better than expected. Wordle 217...

That went better than expected.

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 27,106
Views: 17,529,321
Posted By Eric F

This one... https://i.imgur.com/hruTmne.jpg ...

This one...
https://i.imgur.com/hruTmne.jpg

That one...
https://i.imgur.com/vh7TxLR.jpg

The other other one (currently on trainer duty)...
https://i.imgur.com/veBPy8E.jpg

The old one...
01-21-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 435
Posted By Eric F

I'll never be the rider I was 20 years ago when I...

I'll never be the rider I was 20 years ago when I was an active racer, but Zwift has been an important part of being able to return to a moderate level of fitness mixed in with the schedule demands...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

Wordle 216 4/6 ⬜⬜⬜⬜🟨 🟩🟩⬜⬜⬜ 🟩🟩🟩⬜⬜ 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

Call them "vintage agility hurdles", and this...

Call them "vintage agility hurdles", and this will definitely happen...
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Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

"There's no 'I" in team...but there's no team...

"There's no 'I" in team...but there's no team without 'me'"!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

I'm not talking about only the superstars. There...

I'm not talking about only the superstars. There is a long-standing prevailing opinion in baseball that you can't be an effective coach at the pro level if you haven't played at the pro level. It...
01-20-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 435
Posted By Eric F

You are correct that Strava has a significant...

You are correct that Strava has a significant social media components, but it also captures data from your rides that tracks progress. If you don't want the social part of it, set your account to...
01-20-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 479
Posted By Eric F

No. Learn how to properly ride the bike you have....

No. Learn how to properly ride the bike you have. It's clear that you don't have enough knowledge about how shifting works to start making modifications to the drivetrain.

EDIT: Also, changing...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

Those that get it fall into the "old" and "old...

Those that get it fall into the "old" and "old AF" categories, I believe.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

Suspicions are high. Or... ...

Suspicions are high.

Or...
https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/92714948/carnac_400x400.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-19-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,338
Posted By Eric F

You have made it evident that you do not have...

You have made it evident that you do not have enough knowledge about the issue to recognize the differences. Just because you can't see it, doesn't mean it doesn't exist.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

First time coming up empty on first word. ...

First time coming up empty on first word.

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01-18-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 867
Posted By Eric F

Spot on. However, this may require the purchase...

Spot on. However, this may require the purchase of a bike computer capable of supporting Strava Live Segments.
01-18-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 867
Posted By Eric F

You mean, like a one of the readily-available,...

You mean, like a one of the readily-available, easy-to-use heart rate monitors?

Personally, my HR is displayed on my Wahoo Bolt head unit (along with speed, cadence, power, time, etc.). I...
Forum: Foo
01-18-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 386
Posted By Eric F

Overcat has zero tolerance for your...

Overcat has zero tolerance for your shenanigans......
Forum: Foo
01-18-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 386
Posted By Eric F

Everyone has heard of an "underdog". I appears...

Everyone has heard of an "underdog". I appears you have an "overcat". She is exerting her dominance over the fan by napping on top of it. Such is the nature of cats.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

Wordle 213 4/6 ⬜⬜⬜⬜🟨 🟨🟨⬜⬜⬜ 🟩🟩🟩⬜⬜ 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

2 years ago, I weighed 225. That's when I got...

2 years ago, I weighed 225. That's when I got back on my bike. In 6 months I got down to 185, and then trimmed another 5 off over the next 6-ish months. Due to family schedule stuff (daughter's...
01-18-22, 01:29 AM
Replies: 1,589
Views: 150,804
Posted By Eric F

Technical detail...GMR runs from Glendora, to the...

Technical detail...GMR runs from Glendora, to the ridge, and down to East Fork. All of it is GMR. GRR runs from the ridge to Baldy Village
01-17-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,589
Views: 150,804
Posted By Eric F

I prefer that loop in the opposite direction...

I prefer that loop in the opposite direction primarily because of my love of the GMR descent on the front side. That said, the climb from East Fort to the ridge always kicks my ass. Always nice to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

Octo-mom would use Octa-link. Duh.

Octo-mom would use Octa-link. Duh.
01-17-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,589
Views: 150,804
Posted By Eric F

Saturday - 10 miles on the 1-speed automatic MTB....

Saturday - 10 miles on the 1-speed automatic MTB. Brown Saddle to El Prieto Canyon. Felt lousy going out the door, and didn't really know where I was going to go, but decided to tackle the Fern...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

Wordle 210 4/6 ⬜⬜🟨⬜⬜ ⬜🟩⬜⬜⬜ ⬜🟩🟩🟨⬜ 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

Dorothy is on the Altadena Town Council (Altadena...

Dorothy is on the Altadena Town Council (Altadena is an unincorporated community of LA County). I'm under the impression that Dorothy and Jeff still aren't married, but they've been together for 20+...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

I know her. She's a true badass, and has been...

I know her. She's a true badass, and has been for decades. She also lives about 3 blocks from me
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

I used to be a tough guy. I thrived when...

I used to be a tough guy. I thrived when conditions were cold and wet, and everyone else was miserable. I was young, strong, fast, and dumb back then. These days, I'm a little more concerned for...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

I wouldn't go so far as to call it the "only"...

I wouldn't go so far as to call it the "only" proper cycling, but I agree with your love for a 26" carbon HT. That said, you have far more gears than you really need.
https://i.imgur.com/JBvU9zA.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

Improper roadies? ...

Improper roadies?
https://www.italy24news.com/content/uploads/2021/10/03/3378297be5.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

Improper cyclists? ...

Improper cyclists?
https://www.velonews.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/GettyImages-1305655730.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

Years ago, I was in the drive-thru line behind a...

Years ago, I was in the drive-thru line behind a guy in a large motorized wheelchair. They served him. I just thought it was amusing.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

Yes. Also… Wordle 209 5/6 ⬜⬜🟨⬜⬜ ...

Yes. Also…


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Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-22, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

Serious question...Are you opposed to all...

Serious question...Are you opposed to all vaccines, or just the one for COVID?

I'm guessing that you're a bit younger than I am, and didn't get a small pox vaccine as a child. Do you know why? ...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3,731
Views: 40,015
Posted By Eric F

Oh, the irony!! LMAO.

Oh, the irony!! LMAO.
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