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06-15-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,252
Posted By scotton

Tires I'm currently running are Vittoria Rubino...

Tires I'm currently running are Vittoria Rubino G+ in 28s. I run them 80 front/90 rear from my former 250 to my current 230 lbs. I've had a couple of pinch flats caused by going too fast over some...
06-15-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,121
Posted By scotton

Goal: 500 miles Miles to date: 329.1 (Including...

Goal: 500 miles
Miles to date: 329.1 (Including some gravel and two big 63 mile group rides)
Rides: 10
Feet climbed: 13,671
06-07-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,121
Posted By scotton

I'm going to change my posting format so I don't...

I'm going to change my posting format so I don't have to do math anymore.

Goal - 500
Rides so far - 3
Miles so far - 92
Feet climbed - 3,407

Good start to the month, had a couple of nice...
06-01-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,712
Posted By scotton

5/1 - 22.4 (Flat issues) 5/2 - 20.4 (More flat...

5/1 - 22.4 (Flat issues)
5/2 - 20.4 (More flat issues, figured it out)
5/4 - 23.2
5/5 - 61 (LSC group ride)
5/10 - 20 (Back on the Tarmac with a new fork)
5/11 - 20 (Finally killed my road shoes...
05-26-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,712
Posted By scotton

5/1 - 22.4 (Flat issues) 5/2 - 20.4 (More flat...

5/1 - 22.4 (Flat issues)
5/2 - 20.4 (More flat issues, figured it out)
5/4 - 23.2
5/5 - 61 (LSC group ride)
5/10 - 20 (Back on the Tarmac with a new fork)
5/11 - 20 (Finally killed my road shoes...
05-21-19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,482
Posted By scotton

Same. Best I've tried. I hope to continue looking...

Same. Best I've tried. I hope to continue looking like a dork for many years to come.
05-21-19, 10:16 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,712
Posted By scotton

5/1 - 22.4 (Flat issues) 5/2 - 20.4 (More flat...

5/1 - 22.4 (Flat issues)
5/2 - 20.4 (More flat issues, figured it out)
5/4 - 23.2
5/5 - 61 (LSC group ride)
5/10 - 20 (Back on the Tarmac with a new fork)
5/11 - 20 (Finally killed my road shoes...
05-17-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,983
Posted By scotton

I was riding down a little street in town with a...

I was riding down a little street in town with a bunch of old houses (basically shacks) trying to take a short cut two days ago. As I was coming up to the last house on the street, a medium sized tan...
05-17-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,712
Posted By scotton

On my Garmin vivoactive HR watch, it has a...

On my Garmin vivoactive HR watch, it has a setting to broadcast HR during activities. I wonder if the Apple watch has something similar.
05-17-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,712
Posted By scotton

5/1 - 22.4 (Flat issues) 5/2 - 20.4 (More flat...

5/1 - 22.4 (Flat issues)
5/2 - 20.4 (More flat issues, figured it out)
5/4 - 23.2
5/5 - 61 (LSC group ride)
5/10 - 20 (Back on the Tarmac with a new fork)
5/11 - 20 (Finally killed my road shoes...
05-05-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,712
Posted By scotton

5/1 - 22.4 (Flat issues) 5/2 - 20.4 (More flat...

5/1 - 22.4 (Flat issues)
5/2 - 20.4 (More flat issues, figured it out)
5/4 - 23.2
5/5 - 61

MTD - 128
Goal - 500 (Unless work gets busy, which would be great)
05-01-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,229
Posted By scotton

I have a pair of Nashbar Essential XL. Both...

I have a pair of Nashbar Essential XL. Both zippers blew out within 3 months, so I sewed along the fabric part of the zippers. Can't put them on over shoes, but they go over bare feet no problem. For...
05-01-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By scotton

Neck stretch on the bike

I've been having a neck issue for about a month. I don't think its bike related, it seems to come and go regardless of my riding schedule. It feels like pain and tightness between my left shoulder...
05-01-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,983
Posted By scotton

Well, now that we've broken the seal on cows, I...

Well, now that we've broken the seal on cows, I have to say that I have an inability to pass a cow and not moo. Horses get a "Hey horse", goats get a "Goat goat" (I dunno why, they just do) but there...
04-30-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,819
Posted By scotton

4/1 - 36.8 4/3 - 26.4 4/4 - 30.3 4-5 - 14.2...

4/1 - 36.8
4/3 - 26.4
4/4 - 30.3
4-5 - 14.2
4/7 - 28
4/8 - 23.6
Pulled a muscle in my neck/back, so took a week off.
4/15 - 20.16
4/17 - 20.05 (More short rides due to neck)
4/19 - 20.53...
04-30-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,983
Posted By scotton

Good dogs get a "Hey buddy" or "Good boy". Bad...

Good dogs get a "Hey buddy" or "Good boy". Bad dogs get a "NO!! NO!! GetthefrickhomeorIwillkillyouandeverythingyoulove!" followed by a lot of loud cussing in the hopes that the dogs owner will put...
04-23-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,692
Posted By scotton

Thanks for doing the math for me. I think it...

Thanks for doing the math for me. I think it wasn't clear in my post (based on a comment by someone) that the car part of the bridge was $130 million. The two "decorative" hike and bike bridge...
04-21-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,692
Posted By scotton

The Margaret McDermott bridge(s) that go over the...

The Margaret McDermott bridge(s) that go over the Trinity river to downtown Dallas is a project where they took a regular car bridge (paid for by the state) and added big fancy arched hike and bike...
04-21-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,882
Posted By scotton

Spare tube Patches No tire lever (don't need...

Spare tube
Patches
No tire lever (don't need it for my tires, have two built into multi-tool)
Fiber spoke
Special magic Mavic spoke wrench
Multi-tool with chain breaker
Spare link
Spare quick...
04-21-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,819
Posted By scotton

4/1 - 36.8 4/3 - 26.4 4/4 - 30.3 4-5 - 14.2...

4/1 - 36.8
4/3 - 26.4
4/4 - 30.3
4-5 - 14.2
4/7 - 28
4/8 - 23.6
Pulled a muscle in my neck/back, so took a week off.
4/15 - 20.16
4/17 - 20.05 (More short rides due to neck)
4/19 - 20.53...
04-08-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,819
Posted By scotton

I had a funny conversation with someone the other...

I had a funny conversation with someone the other day, he said "I dread it when I see the signs that say 'Cyclists have full use of lane', because I know that some guy is going to be taking up the...
04-08-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,819
Posted By scotton

Shooting for 400 this month. 4/1 - 36.8 ...

Shooting for 400 this month.

4/1 - 36.8
4/3 - 26.4
4/4 - 30.3
4-5 - 14.2
4/7 - 28
4/8 - 23.6
MTD - 159
Goal 400
03-30-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,401
Posted By scotton

Slow start this month, pulled a back muscle and...

Slow start this month, pulled a back muscle and couldn't ride for a week of nice weather.

3/2 - 35.3 miles (Trek ride, Jens Voigt adjacent)
3/6 - 31 miles
3/14 - 24.9 (New wheels on gravel bike)...
03-20-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,090
Posted By scotton

I've got about 100 miles on these now, and I have...

I've got about 100 miles on these now, and I have to say that for sub $300 alloy disc wheels, they are great. I'm taking them on some gravel this evening.
03-20-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,401
Posted By scotton

Slow start this month, pulled a back muscle and...

Slow start this month, pulled a back muscle and couldn't ride for a week of nice weather.

3/2 - 35.3 miles (Trek ride, Jens Voigt adjacent)
3/6 - 31 miles
3/14 - 24.9 (New wheels on gravel bike)...
03-14-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,090
Posted By scotton

Good deal on disc wheels

I've been hankering for a new set of disc wheels for my gravel/cross bike. I made my old wheels about 9 years ago with XT hubs and DA28 rims, and they have been fine, but they are pretty heavy and...
02-27-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,697
Posted By scotton

Going for 400 as well. 2/2 - 36.4 Group ride...

Going for 400 as well.

2/2 - 36.4 Group ride (with camels)
2/3 - 64.6 Super bowl ride (No camels)
2/5 - 17.1 (Single speed)
2/8 - 7.7 (Trainer)
2/9 - 14.7 (Trainer)
2/12 - 27.9
2/15 31
2/16...
02-17-19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,697
Posted By scotton

Going for 400 as well. 2/2 - 36.4 Group ride...

Going for 400 as well.

2/2 - 36.4 Group ride (with camels)
2/3 - 64.6 Super bowl ride (No camels)
2/5 - 17.1 (Single speed)
2/8 - 7.7 (Trainer)
2/9 - 14.7 (Trainer)
2/12 - 27.9
2/15 31...
02-03-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,760
Posted By scotton

I've had a couple of Brooks B17 and a Selle...

I've had a couple of Brooks B17 and a Selle Anatomica Titanico X. They are all pretty comfortable but they are also creaky and heavy and not 100% water proof. The Anatomica sounds like an old wooden...
02-03-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,697
Posted By scotton

Going for 400 as well. 2/2 - 36.4 Group ride...

Going for 400 as well.

2/2 - 36.4 Group ride (with camels)
2/3 - 64.6 Super bowl ride (No camels)

MTD - 101 miles
02-03-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,294
Posted By scotton

Before changing stems, you can try to shorten the...

Before changing stems, you can try to shorten the reach a bit by angling the bars down a little (rotating the bar end to point more towards the saddle rather than the rear hub) and moving the levers...
01-27-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,688
Posted By scotton

1/4 - 18.1 (Crashed due to a dog encounter and a...

1/4 - 18.1 (Crashed due to a dog encounter and a bad attempt at a cross dismount in road shoes)
1/5 - 61.9 (Bicycles Inc Arlington Monthly Ride)
1/6 - 12.2 "Recovery" ride with a 25 mph head wind....
01-18-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,688
Posted By scotton

1/4 - 18.1 (Crashed due to a dog encounter and a...

1/4 - 18.1 (Crashed due to a dog encounter and a bad attempt at a cross dismount in road shoes)
1/5 - 61.9 (Bicycles Inc Arlington Monthly Ride)
1/6 - 12.2 "Recovery" ride with a 25 mph head wind....
01-15-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,203
Posted By scotton

"Ryan, dressed in Spandex clothing sporting the...

"Ryan, dressed in Spandex clothing sporting the Dogma brand name, was later taken to the Royal Adelaide Hospital with minor burns."

That is the most oddly specific piece of info I have seen in a...
01-14-19, 11:11 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,029
Posted By scotton

I also have dogtags from Amazon ($15?). One goes...

I also have dogtags from Amazon ($15?). One goes around my neck, the other is on the zipper pull on my seat bag. I included my blood type on the tags as well as medical info. I also have an expired...
01-07-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,688
Posted By scotton

1/4 - 18.1 (Crashed due to a dog encounter and a...

1/4 - 18.1 (Crashed due to a dog encounter and a bad attempt at a cross dismount in road shoes)
1/5 - 61.9 (Bicycles Inc Arlington Monthly Ride)
1/6 - 12.2 "Recovery" ride with a 25 mph head wind....
01-01-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 540
Posted By scotton

I'm thinking it's a 1987 ST400, probably 25",...

I'm thinking it's a 1987 ST400, probably 25", maybe 27".

http://vintagecannondale.com/year/1987/1987.pdf
01-01-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 540
Posted By scotton

Now that I look at it again, I don't think it's a...

Now that I look at it again, I don't think it's a crit. I should have checked the saddle bag to see if there was anything good in there.
01-01-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 540
Posted By scotton

I'm not 100% sure that it's a crit, I was going...

I'm not 100% sure that it's a crit, I was going based on the geometry more than anything. I took a few photos but my phone ate most of them. There is a tribal pattern with blue and white stripes and...
01-01-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 540
Posted By scotton

Found in Mansfield TX - Mid 80s Cannondale Crit

Found at the Mansfield Salvation Army, looks like a bright yellow Cannondale Criterium for $200. Looks big based on head tube, like probably 58-62cm. Original Suntour 6 speed, not Dura-Ace.

I'll...
12-31-18, 04:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,810
Posted By scotton

I come to a complete stop if I feel that it is...

I come to a complete stop if I feel that it is the safest thing to do at the time. If a car is behind me I will usually roll the stop sign so I don't get rear ended by a distracted driver. If there...
12-31-18, 04:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,952
Posted By scotton

12/1 - 29.4 12/4 - 5 (Trainer) 12/5 - 12...

12/1 - 29.4
12/4 - 5 (Trainer)
12/5 - 12 (Trainer)
12/10 - 13 (Trainer)
12/13 - 4 (Short trainer, couldn't take the boredom anymore)
12/21 - 20 (Single speed)
12/24 - 26.7
12/28 - 18.6 (Bad...
12-08-18, 11:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 931
Posted By scotton

It never occured to me to carry a wallet on a...

It never occured to me to carry a wallet on a ride. I have an expired drivers license and a 5 dollar bill in my seat bag and a dog tag with my medical info around my neck. But I'm an Uber Fred, not...
11-30-18, 10:29 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,935
Posted By scotton

Goal: 300 miles 11/4 - 29.3 11/6 - 30.3 ...

Goal: 300 miles

11/4 - 29.3
11/6 - 30.3
11/10 - 23.6
11/15 - 25.5
11/20 - 28
11/23 - 14.5 (Trainer)
11/28 - 17.5 (Single speed)
11/30 - 8 (Game called on account of rain)
11-28-18, 09:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,935
Posted By scotton

Goal: 300 miles 11/4 - 29.3 11/6 - 30.3 ...

Goal: 300 miles

11/4 - 29.3
11/6 - 30.3
11/10 - 23.6
11/15 - 25.5
11/20 - 28
11/23 - 14.5 (Trainer)
11/28 - 17.5 (Single speed)
11-25-18, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By scotton

Another bike to consider might be the Soma...

Another bike to consider might be the Soma Doublecross Disc. Never tried it for light touring but for road and gravel it's great and can take 650 wheels without issue.
11-15-18, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By scotton

The Strava twitter account said to email support...

The Strava twitter account said to email support directly at support@strava.com , so good luck to us, Gaarg.
11-15-18, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By scotton

Guess it's just me. Support tweeted me back with...

Guess it's just me. Support tweeted me back with a link to submit a support request, which I can't log in to, so I'm stuck in a catch 22.
11-15-18, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By scotton

Anyone else having an issue with logging in to Strava?

So for a few days, when I go to Strava I get a page saying that I don't have access to this page. I still have the tool bar along the top, but anything I click on including trying to log out gives me...
11-14-18, 09:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,935
Posted By scotton

Goal: 300 miles 11/4 - 29.3 11/6 - 30.3 ...

Goal: 300 miles

11/4 - 29.3
11/6 - 30.3
11/10 - 23.6

MYD - 83.2
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