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08-10-20, 10:07 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

We had a really bad month in our house. My wife...

We had a really bad month in our house. My wife manages COVID for her company (which has locations nationwide) and when it hit it was bad. She felt really guilty about some things that happened (when...
07-28-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15,187
Views: 862,751
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Protip: doing a TT after a 9min close to max...

Protip: doing a TT after a 9min close to max effort will not go well.
07-27-20, 07:59 AM
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Views: 287,782
Posted By Hermes

I thought the turbomolecular pump was referring...

I thought the turbomolecular pump was referring to a new smart trainer design that enables enhanced Zwifting capability.
07-26-20, 07:02 AM
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Views: 287,782
Posted By topflightpro

TMonk, drive the Corolla til it dies. With 130k...

TMonk, drive the Corolla til it dies. With 130k on it, you're just breaking it in.

If you want a fun car, look for an old Miata and keep it as a third/weekender. They don't have much power, but...
07-24-20, 03:07 PM
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Views: 287,782
Posted By big john

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=107&v=...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=107&v=Ac7G7xOG2Ag&feature=emb_logo
07-23-20, 02:03 PM
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Views: 287,782
Posted By himespau

Wait until the season actually gets canceled and...

Wait until the season actually gets canceled and you can probably get a better deal from a bummed out person selling theirs (or a dealer with overstocks). At least that's my best shot at talking you...
07-21-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,317
Posted By gsteinb

Kevin!

Kevin!
07-19-20, 03:38 PM
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Posted By gsteinb

The irony is I have nothing offer, which is...

The irony is I have nothing offer, which is demonstrative of how little you understood.
07-17-20, 04:27 AM
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Views: 862,751
Posted By gsteinb

The northeast hill climb series is trying to put...

The northeast hill climb series is trying to put on a handful of races in September and October. Seems like folly to me. They're doing crits in PA and honestly I don't think the optics are very good....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,203
Posted By genejockey

I stopped paying attention to new bike tech and...

I stopped paying attention to new bike tech and what other people were riding about 12 years ago, after a 2-year binge in which I bought one new bike, build another, and rebuilt a third. I kept...
07-15-20, 10:07 PM
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Views: 287,782
Posted By Enthalpic

Right on. I take my 112.5 mg of Venlafaxine...

Right on.

I take my 112.5 mg of Venlafaxine daily and it really helps.
07-15-20, 07:57 PM
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Views: 287,782
Posted By ZeCanon

Haven't been by in years, but someone just sent...

Haven't been by in years, but someone just sent me a note about Pcad on Instagram. He was always entertaining, always informative, often the best sort of pain the ass. Sorry to everyone who knew him...
07-14-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,164
Posted By joejack951

You can use any old spacers for determining your...

You can use any old spacers for determining your ideal height. Once you settle on a stem and spacer stack, get in touch (if necessary) and I can get you set up with an ideal additional spacer. I have...
07-14-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,164
Posted By The Golden Boy

Pix or it didn't happen!!!! :D

Pix or it didn't happen!!!! :D
07-14-20, 02:51 PM
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Views: 287,782
Posted By TMonk

99% certain we are going to cancel our wedding,...

99% certain we are going to cancel our wedding, originally scheduled 5/9, postponed to 10/3/2020. We did the courthouse thing about a month ago and spent the rest of the week in Napa enjoying fine...
07-14-20, 02:16 PM
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Views: 1,001
Posted By Hermes

I am all in for tan and skinny.:D

I am all in for tan and skinny.:D
07-14-20, 11:59 AM
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Views: 1,001
Posted By TMonk

Depends on the time of the year for me. Average...

Depends on the time of the year for me. Average lets say 1.5. More in the winter and early season. I do a small number or road races each year that might top out at 4 hrs. Having said that, I...
07-14-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,001
Posted By caloso

Last time I did a 3+ hour ride was as part of a...

Last time I did a 3+ hour ride was as part of a group ride in The Before Times.
07-14-20, 10:57 AM
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Views: 1,001
Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Very little of what any of us are doing right now...

Very little of what any of us are doing right now is going to matter when racing starts up again next year. I'd say just do whatever you enjoy doing, and do it reasonably consistently.
07-10-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,240
Posted By Hermes

Welcome back RChung Many of the posters in this...

Welcome back RChung Many of the posters in this thread are no longer active. It may be fun to start a new aero thread or continue this one as we have new TT riders such as burnthesheep, TMonk , and...
07-03-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5,053
Views: 287,782
Posted By Enthalpic

The fact I have been visiting this corner of the...

The fact I have been visiting this corner of the internet for well over a decade makes me feel old...

Be well bikeforums peeps.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,092
Posted By RChung

Actually, at the time I wrote that a month ago,...

Actually, at the time I wrote that a month ago, we were lacking a great deal of detail on racial and ethnic disparities in mortality reports: the initial data showed some info on age and sex, but...
07-02-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,912
Posted By ramzilla

I got a 2012 carbon fiber Team Fuji free. The...

I got a 2012 carbon fiber Team Fuji free. The bike shop threw it away because it had a scratch on the seat stay tube. I picked it up at the county dump. I cleaned & polished the frame. Couldn't find...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,005
Posted By datlas

Interesting that the OP is not paying for Bike...

Interesting that the OP is not paying for Bike Forums. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,005
Posted By Bah Humbug

Ah, finally a fresh take on a fresh topic.

Ah, finally a fresh take on a fresh topic.
07-02-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,912
Posted By Trakhak

Apparently slightly less famously, it was the...

Apparently slightly less famously, it was the aluminum steerer tube of Hincapie's fork that broke, after a previous hard fall.

Equal amusement can be had by looking up "broken steel bike" and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,582
Posted By gsteinb

Funny. That photo was of a points race. I forget...

Funny. That photo was of a points race. I forget the exact format, but you would sprint, accrue points, and maybe rest a lap. Pete attacked after one of the sprints. Rode solo to be the first rider...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,582
Posted By Psimet2001

Thanks Gary. I don't want to see it but I think i...

Thanks Gary. I don't want to see it but I think i actually needed to see that. Thanks for sharing it. Hope you and the family are well.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,582
Posted By gsteinb

Pete's ghost bike ...

Pete's ghost bike

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/449x441/105318950_10218213446954628_7166404689249534308_n_a219c91e478663b396d4931410a775b4339649e9.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,582
Posted By Paul Barnard

Oh No. My chest tightened up reading this. All...

Oh No. My chest tightened up reading this. All of us are richer for him sharing his passion for cycling and for his presence here. I appreciate the color he brought to the forum. He was funny,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,994
Posted By merlinextraligh

I put on an all carbon fork, with threadless...

I put on an all carbon fork, with threadless headset. It saved about a pound, and stiffened the front end a bit compared to the quill stem setup. I was a bit concerned with a 1 CF steerer tube,...
06-29-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5,053
Views: 287,782
Posted By Flatballer

Same. When I first started posting when I joined,...

Same. When I first started posting when I joined, he was a huge influence and larger than life figure.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,582
Posted By Psimet2001

I woke up to a text about it when the news broke....

I woke up to a text about it when the news broke. Like everyone else I spent tons of time trading quips with Peter both here and on Facebook. I had spoken to him over the phone as well. Like most...
06-29-20, 10:23 AM
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Views: 287,782
Posted By big john

I've been FB friends with him for a few years. We...

I've been FB friends with him for a few years. We talked cars, bikes, politics, music, divorce, etc. I looked forward to having someone to hash over the daily news with. I already miss that. I was...
06-29-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5,053
Views: 287,782
Posted By furiousferret

:( When I first started posting on...

:(

When I first started posting on bikeforums PCad was one of the first people I both loved to hear from (and annoyed as well). His stories about the NYACK(sp?) group rides and his arguments with...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,449
Posted By rubiksoval

For $1100 bucks I don't think those...

For $1100 bucks I don't think those components/parts are of that great a value. It'll get the job done if you're not riding it into the ground, but eh. Entry level is entry level for a reason. Much...
06-27-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,046
Posted By Ogsarg

You do know there are many many cages that are...

You do know there are many many cages that are less expensive, right?
06-27-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 665
Posted By JoeTBM

Were you born with that sorry loser attitude or...

Were you born with that sorry loser attitude or do you work at being that way on purpose?

Either way I'll pray for your soul because you are going to need it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,156
Posted By RChung

Ray has a lot more patience than I have. ...

Ray has a lot more patience than I have.


I've known Ray for years, and have worked on a few power meter related projects with him, including that one in the wind tunnel, but also a few others. I...
06-27-20, 03:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 665
Posted By JoeTBM

That was my thought too, possible defect in the...

That was my thought too, possible defect in the steel.
Yes we put in a spindle, cranks (same chain ring size) and a set of pedals from our "salvage" stock along with new bearings and grease....
06-27-20, 03:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 665
Posted By JoeTBM

It's not my bike, Yeah we get a lot of those...

It's not my bike, Yeah we get a lot of those donated in.

It came into our charity shop but thanks for showing what a snob you are and that you didn't read the OP, then again maybe you only looked...
06-26-20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5,053
Views: 287,782
Posted By spdntrxi

In this day and age the need " the driver was not...

In this day and age the need " the driver was not driving distracted"
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,582
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

Its really good to see all of you "old family"...

Its really good to see all of you "old family" come back and say a few words.

Much respect to all of you and thank you.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,156
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How do you estimate the height of a building...

How do you estimate the height of a building using a barometer?

Drop it from the roof and measure the time it takes to fall to the ground.

:roflmao2: :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,156
Posted By rubiksoval

Even better, if you read through the aeropod...

Even better, if you read through the aeropod information , Velocomp even states this outright. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,582
Posted By KiddSisko

I still have a ton of old BF related images saved...

I still have a ton of old BF related images saved from 10 years ago. Here's one. Read the sign....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,994
Posted By merlinextraligh

From an actual performance advantage, I’m not...

From an actual performance advantage, I’m not sure we’ve come that far. I ride my1990’s Merlin Extralight at my second home. Can’t say I really miss my Willier Zero 7, or feel like the Merlin is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,582
Posted By BillyD

And his bench . . . ...

And his bench . . .

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y117/patentcad/ScottSide1.jpg
Addiction 1
2/13/2010
06-26-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 5,053
Views: 287,782
Posted By Walter

Some of you may remember umd from a few years...

Some of you may remember umd from a few years back. I’m friends with him on FB and he heard about Pcad on my timeline. He is very sad to hear about Pcad and wanted to pass his thoughts along.
06-25-20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5,053
Views: 287,782
Posted By Walter

Siu told me by FB Messenger about an hour ago. I...

Siu told me by FB Messenger about an hour ago. I had been thinking about logging in for the past few weeks but not for this reason.
Goodbye, Pcad. I'll go cheer your Mets on for you if they open...
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