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Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-18, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 71,704
Posted By Herbie53

I just did the same. The Zipp bag is a bit much...

I just did the same. The Zipp bag is a bit much most of the time. Maybe ok to take on the road for a camp or stage race (if I ever do one of those again), but too big almost all the time.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-18, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 71,704
Posted By Herbie53

That does look good... did you get one? P.S....

That does look good... did you get one?

P.S. Hi, and Merry Christmas all.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-18, 06:29 AM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 146,643
Posted By Herbie53

qft

qft
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-18, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 146,643
Posted By Herbie53

Yes, I sold it somewhere along the way.

Yes, I sold it somewhere along the way.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-18, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 146,643
Posted By Herbie53

A bench.

A bench.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-18, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 146,643
Posted By Herbie53

One could make a quip about carbon seat posts...

One could make a quip about carbon seat posts being a bad idea on this I suppose.

Here is my alloy post that dropped my saddle on the last lap of a crit this spring.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-18, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 146,643
Posted By Herbie53

Could you just get one big enough to cover the...

Could you just get one big enough to cover the recessed spot?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-18, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 146,643
Posted By Herbie53

Those look like rollers that engage the gears......

Those look like rollers that engage the gears... probably would not need much beyond something light to keep it from corroding.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-18, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9,366
Views: 227,346
Posted By Herbie53

I went with Mrs. Herbie on a trip to Bermuda to...

I went with Mrs. Herbie on a trip to Bermuda to do a run and did some riding there 7 years ago or so. I liked it, but could see the tiny size of the island resulting in growing a bit weary of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-18, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9,366
Views: 227,346
Posted By Herbie53

https://www.onlineamishfurniture.com

https://www.onlineamishfurniture.com
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-18, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9,366
Views: 227,346
Posted By Herbie53

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrjStSqu_w4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrjStSqu_w4
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-18, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9,366
Views: 227,346
Posted By Herbie53

Looks like the volcano route from Zwift has come...

Looks like the volcano route from Zwift has come to life.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-18, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9,366
Views: 227,346
Posted By Herbie53

I have had really good luck with P2M. The things...

I have had really good luck with P2M. The things just work. I have 3 of them (mostly because I am lazy and don't like moving a PM between bikes). The oldest one has 4 or 5 seasons on it now and is on...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-18, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9,366
Views: 227,346
Posted By Herbie53

The new look/BB is not behaving well for me. It...

The new look/BB is not behaving well for me. It acts like I've clicked on one of those clickbait sites that has so many pop ups that the page is never done loading and making scrolling somewhat...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-18, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9,366
Views: 227,346
Posted By Herbie53

+1, how about one of these for consideration? ...

+1, how about one of these for consideration?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-18, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9,366
Views: 227,346
Posted By Herbie53

Retail replacement cost based on a quote from the...

Retail replacement cost based on a quote from the shop I bought it from. I was pleasantly surprised.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-18, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9,366
Views: 227,346
Posted By Herbie53

FWIW I had good luck with home owners insurance...

FWIW I had good luck with home owners insurance covering a crash. They replaced this even knowing it was smashed during a sudden deceleration event during a race out of state.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-18, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9,366
Views: 227,346
Posted By Herbie53

Watching Full Metal Jacket this evening... and...

Watching Full Metal Jacket this evening... and now this.

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/30/90/01/309001b5028d464b784a21f4a5e606af.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-18, 06:58 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 80,879
Posted By Herbie53

I have an Element. It is essentially a repackaged...

I have an Element. It is essentially a repackaged minivan... low floor, high ceiling albeit a very short wheelbase one with funny doors.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-18, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9,366
Views: 227,346
Posted By Herbie53

Are you saving yourself for 70+ masters racing?...

Are you saving yourself for 70+ masters racing? Ultimately, masters is a battle of attrition.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-18, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

I don't fix them anymore either. I did when I was...

I don't fix them anymore either. I did when I was in college (old VWs out of necessity and lack of funds) and I did some as a hobby when I was younger.

Now I pay people that know how. It's better...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-18, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

yeah, with the ECU in built into the throttle...

yeah, with the ECU in built into the throttle body.

It's this LINK...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-18, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

It's a bolt on electronic fuel injection that...

It's a bolt on electronic fuel injection that fits where a 4 barrel carburetor used to be. Carbs are always a compromise IME.. I suppose occasionally they run perfect, but never consistently across...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-18, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

This thingy is going to relegate carburetors on...

This thingy is going to relegate carburetors on old muscle cars to the dust bin of history... unless of course you are a total retro grouch.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-18, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

Here's to getting that cleared out. ...

Here's to getting that cleared out.

https://believeacts2blog.files.wordpress.com/2016/04/image.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-18, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

http://onebigoutlet.com/media/catalog/product/cach...

http://onebigoutlet.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/1200x1200/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/0/4/048-gm-48179_1.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-18, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

Yeah, that is what was in there. It seized and I...

Yeah, that is what was in there. It seized and I had to take it to a shop to have it pulled out. They replaced it with this weight weenie thing that I do not think is all that much lighter than the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-18, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

If planning to do a downtown crit on lumpy bricks...

If planning to do a downtown crit on lumpy bricks I do not recommend this seatpost... #finallapsurprise
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-18, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

Translated to pcadian.

Translated to pcadian.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-18, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

I think we have the same taste in bikes. I've...

I think we have the same taste in bikes. I've tried some of the new aero bikes, been through aluminum, entry and mid level carbon and have a steel one, but for me the best ride is my Photon Rs (I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-18, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

Did you get a license plate? Is this MD or VA? ...

Did you get a license plate? Is this MD or VA?

Former team mate is an Anne Arundel Co. cop. It was helpful at times.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-18, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

I cancelled TR because Zwift does a pretty good...

I cancelled TR because Zwift does a pretty good job of building erg workouts now. I miss TR integration with Sufferfest video workouts, but not enough to pay for two things that do similar stuff. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-18, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

3 inch hail reported up in the riding grounds...

3 inch hail reported up in the riding grounds north of here.

Yet another reason to wear a bike helmet.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-18, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

so you are saying, this doesn't happen everyday? ...

so you are saying, this doesn't happen everyday?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbDxSsTACnA
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-18, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

Shovelhead, Where are they now?

Shovelhead, Where are they now?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-18, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIRnwA9Qu0g

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIRnwA9Qu0g
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-18, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

I've only ridden to just go riding there one...

I've only ridden to just go riding there one weekend. I did a ride called "the bagel ride" out of a bagel shop (I think if you google the bagel ride Austin you will find it) and the Mellow Johnny's...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-18, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

Nice riding around Austin and Mellow Johnny's is...

Nice riding around Austin and Mellow Johnny's is worth looking around if for no other reason, just to see some of the old TdF bikes... they also have a little place for a coke or a coffee.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-18, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

This was a newer aero one with "MIPS"... some...

This was a newer aero one with "MIPS"... some sort of system that lets the shell move relative to your skull when the shell hits the pavement. I think that may have helped. It was a pretty hard hit. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-18, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

Kudos... you don't look a day over 59 :)

Kudos... you don't look a day over 59 :)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-18, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

I rode in the slippery wet today and this...

I rode in the slippery wet today and this happened. I think this is about helmet #4 that I have destroyed. While I am anything but somebody who would force others to wear helmets, I do find them...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-18, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

He's at best an average masters racer... and his...

He's at best an average masters racer... and his miles this week have all happened in an imaginary world.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-18, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

This has not been my experience. I suspect I have...

This has not been my experience. I suspect I have been lucky in the real estate market / timing.

Our first house / townhome was in Northern California before the internet bubble and our place in...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-18, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

kudos

kudos
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-18, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

People who drive sticks... ...

People who drive sticks...

https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/cxuAjXcKppX89RyMTzfRLw--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjtzbT0xO3c9ODAw/http://l.yimg.com/cd/resizer/2.0/original/9zIiavoLgVYgrWGZUkip9PvYaGg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-18, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

I like shifting my own gears, but the reality is...

I like shifting my own gears, but the reality is autos and autosticks are getting to or at the point of being more efficient and providing better performance than the same car with a stick.

FWIW,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-18, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 776
Posted By Herbie53

Aero bike set up

If you have your aero road bike set up like this, you did not need an aero road bike.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-18, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

I miss our TDI Sportwagen. All Dieselgate...

I miss our TDI Sportwagen.

All Dieselgate stuff aside that was a great driving car.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-18, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

I ride my steel bike on the trainer to do virtual...

I ride my steel bike on the trainer to do virtual rides on Zwift.

Steel is virtual!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-18, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12,619
Views: 283,626
Posted By Herbie53

:thumb:

:thumb:
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