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05-27-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,289
Posted By aplcr0331

Explain?

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05-24-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,608
Posted By aplcr0331

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

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05-21-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,839
Posted By aplcr0331

Iíve never seen an Aldi until I moved to the UK....

Iíve never seen an Aldi until I moved to the UK. Iíve just been buying (too much) cottage and shepherds pie at my local Aldi, guess Iíll have to check and see if theyíre carrying the stands here.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-19, 10:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,044
Posted By aplcr0331

It doesnít, nor should it, count. Riding up hills...

It doesnít, nor should it, count. Riding up hills only counts when you ride up an actual hill. This should be doubly true for any sort of ďchallengeĒ.

Good luck in any case.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-18, 07:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,321
Posted By aplcr0331

And while driving your car you look at; ...

And while driving your car you look at;

Speed
RPM
Gas gauge
blinkers

and some people actually turn on radios and heaters. Same and maybe more than with a Garmin.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-18, 07:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,321
Posted By aplcr0331

Youíre either FOS or the worlds worst cyclist.

Youíre either FOS or the worlds worst cyclist.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-18, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 942
Posted By aplcr0331

Facebook buy and sell groups are much better. The...

Facebook buy and sell groups are much better. The two to check out are the Tri n Sell It one and the road bike one. Amazing deals all the time, even with shipping you can get great deals. Plus you...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-18, 06:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,168
Posted By aplcr0331

Iíve put about 4,000 miles on a road bike with DT...

Iíve put about 4,000 miles on a road bike with DT Swiss 350 hubs, theyíre fantastic. Bought the upgraded 54t ratchet kit and the hubs are very loud. It works great for me because the sound notifies...
11-05-18, 12:19 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 6,845
Posted By aplcr0331

Wait until the OP finds out not everybody waves...

Wait until the OP finds out not everybody waves either.
10-20-18, 01:08 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,522
Posted By aplcr0331

JFC. The only thing worse than a thread about how...

JFC. The only thing worse than a thread about how many people you pass, is one complaining about people passing you.

Are all cyclists this insecure?

Holy ****...and here come the cool guys....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-18, 04:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,403
Posted By aplcr0331

That'd be a bummer seeing as how new bike prices...

That'd be a bummer seeing as how new bike prices have been so flat and stagnant over the years. Will be hard to deal with price increases on goods that we usually pay so little for.
09-01-18, 11:47 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,462
Posted By aplcr0331

JFC, cyclists are whiny ****s.

JFC, cyclists are whiny ****s.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-18, 01:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 558
Posted By aplcr0331

We hit 399 for a few hours yesterday. Danger for...

We hit 399 for a few hours yesterday. Danger for everyone, eerily quiet looking outside.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-18, 01:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,078
Posted By aplcr0331

I like the color, good contrast to all the black...

I like the color, good contrast to all the black bikes roaming the roads.

Of course, I have a black bike. And a yellowish orangey, depends on the viewing angle orange-yellow Sprint Comp.

Great...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-18, 01:23 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,678
Posted By aplcr0331

If it ain't on Strava, it didn't happen. If...

If it ain't on Strava, it didn't happen.

If you didn't announce you were quitting Strava like some drama filled 13 year old middle school girl who's just "OMG! fed up with Becky(Strava)" then did...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-18, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By aplcr0331

It didn't seem that bad when I rode into work...

It didn't seem that bad when I rode into work yesterday morning, but I went outside around noon yesterday I could not see the horizon! Just gray and disgusting.

Thankfully the wind picked up and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-18, 01:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,531
Posted By aplcr0331

I take a lot of chances when I ride, particularly...

I take a lot of chances when I ride, particularly when descending. I've had 3 crashes in the last 3 years. 2 concussions, broken shoulder, lots of road rash.

I carry;

Left Jersey Pocket: Wallet...
08-10-18, 06:20 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 66,568
Posted By aplcr0331

Thanks for all the info in this sticky. Followed...

Thanks for all the info in this sticky. Followed everyoneís advice. Healed up quite nicely. It hurt more than I thought, and the oozing mess was disgusting.

Thank you.
08-05-18, 07:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 721
Posted By aplcr0331

Itís pretty meaningless. Lactate Threshold...

Itís pretty meaningless.

Lactate Threshold is the value that matters.

If you were to do a sustained, maximal, one-hour effort your average heart rate during that effort is your LTHR. Basically...
08-05-18, 07:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,598
Posted By aplcr0331

I saw that stupid video too! Last year.... ...

I saw that stupid video too!

Last year....


Fastest downhill position study; https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/which-cyclist-hill-descent-position-really-superior-froome-blocken
07-31-18, 06:56 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,486
Posted By aplcr0331

Exactly. Never seen a post with videos on...

Exactly.

Never seen a post with videos on here by a spandex wearing ďroadieĒ bragging about racing or beating some hapless commuter with rolled up pant legs either.

Where is the post by carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-18, 10:20 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,277
Posted By aplcr0331

Max: 201 Resting: High 40ís Low 50ís LTHR:...

Max: 201
Resting: High 40ís Low 50ís
LTHR: New record this weekend of 182bpm during state championships road race for 60 minutes. 180bpm for 90 minutes.

47 years old.
07-27-18, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,900
Views: 108,165
Posted By aplcr0331

Damn Taylor Phinney really crashed pretty bad. In...

Damn Taylor Phinney really crashed pretty bad. In pictures it looks like a broken nose. Wonder if they'll do a concussion protocol and make him abandon the race? I'm not sure I would abandon at this...
07-26-18, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,900
Views: 108,165
Posted By aplcr0331

Top ten in the sprint for this stage doesn't seem...

Top ten in the sprint for this stage doesn't seem "off" to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-18, 01:34 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,823
Posted By aplcr0331

All you need to do is brag about the following: ...

All you need to do is brag about the following:

1. Your steel bike.
2. "Back in my day".
3. How you dusted some young spandex wearing carbon fiber dentist on your lugged steel friction shifter...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-18, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 461
Posted By aplcr0331

According to bike commuters every second of every...

According to bike commuters every second of every day you're on a bike you can be killed to death from all the cars playing crash up derby in your vicinity. These health benefits "disease-free" are...
07-25-18, 01:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,328
Posted By aplcr0331

I bought the Allez Sprint Comp because it seemed...

I bought the Allez Sprint Comp because it seemed like the nicest bike (that I liked the looks of) I could afford. I have no ideas of the aero'ness of the bike but I sure do enjoy riding it. I added...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-18, 03:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 665
Posted By aplcr0331

The license is $70 for the year. In my neck of...

The license is $70 for the year. In my neck of the woods the local criteriums are $20 per race. Road races average around $40-50. Doesn't seem prohibitively expensive.

I've had a license for only...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-18, 03:51 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,760
Posted By aplcr0331

And so do I ...

And so do I

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07-24-18, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By aplcr0331

You think you look better with an additional...

You think you look better with an additional 20lbs on you? Interesting.

I can see a difference going from 203 up to 218. And it's not good.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-18, 03:37 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 6,512
Posted By aplcr0331

You went 40mph downhill in the dirt...on this? ...

You went 40mph downhill in the dirt...on this?

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/420x272/tidalforcem750_5632177d7b443b0270023d5b97531669c12fe505.jpg

How long had you been...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-18, 03:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,050
Posted By aplcr0331

I assume that they're all on something. I don't...

I assume that they're all on something. I don't care if they all take PED's. I just want to watch genetic (and if they're altered, so be it) freaks climb, attack, descend, and sprint like madmen (and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-18, 12:32 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 6,512
Posted By aplcr0331

You're clearly laughing at this putz, like we all...

You're clearly laughing at this putz, like we all are.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-18, 02:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 976
Posted By aplcr0331

The descent off sounds equally horrible. I...

The descent off sounds equally horrible. I remember coming down Mt. Lemmon and thinking, this really sucks. I just want to get off the bike and riding downhill requires a bit of concentrations too so...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-18, 01:51 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 6,512
Posted By aplcr0331

Are you...actually bragging about beating a...

Are you...actually bragging about beating a "smartass" hard-core spandex rider (what is a "hard-core" spandex rider anyway?) with an e-bike? Jesus Christ, just when the ****-i-ness of the posters on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-18, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 601,357
Posted By aplcr0331

These are my go to commuting tire. Work very...

These are my go to commuting tire. Work very well, great traction, still reasonably fast. Also used them in a road race that had 12 miles of dirt/gravel roads. Highly recommended.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-18, 02:52 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 6,512
Posted By aplcr0331

It's remarkable to watch someone get so wound up...

It's remarkable to watch someone get so wound up in a tornado of condescension trying to make their case for one thing... but they end of making the perfect case for the exact opposite position.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-18, 02:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,976
Posted By aplcr0331

Specialized Echelon II. Only $70 and they fit...

Specialized Echelon II. Only $70 and they fit amazing, great venting, chin strap is awesome, and very adjustable. Feels pretty light and looks good.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-18, 02:42 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 6,512
Posted By aplcr0331

Never, not once. Some of you ****ers are...

Never, not once.

Some of you ****ers are weird.
07-17-18, 01:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,507
Posted By aplcr0331

I've had the wondering walkers on our local MUP...

I've had the wondering walkers on our local MUP move right into me when I announce. I have a super loud rear hub so now I go real slow and just stop pedaling. That lets them know I'm coming, no need...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-18, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 601,357
Posted By aplcr0331

Once I put the chest strap on I literally forget...

Once I put the chest strap on I literally forget it's there. I was used to it pretty quickly, it must depend on body type or whatever. I had the opposite reaction with the Scosche. Just didn't like...
Forum: Commuting
07-16-18, 01:45 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 11,203
Posted By aplcr0331

I went back and the fastest I've ever done my...

I went back and the fastest I've ever done my short commute into work was an average of 19mph. That's close to my limit, I might be able to push it up to 19.5 if I was real rested and on pretty good...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-18, 03:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,136
Posted By aplcr0331

One of the guys in my club did the one day ride,...

One of the guys in my club did the one day ride, stayed in a pretty fast group. He averaged 20.1mph for the whole trip.

Not something Iím even remotely interested in.
07-12-18, 02:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,777
Posted By aplcr0331

There's one on my commute through a sketchy part...

There's one on my commute through a sketchy part of town called "Marijuana on one, Reefer on two!" which is a quote from Dazed and Confused.
07-12-18, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13,586
Views: 691,160
Posted By aplcr0331

Too funny, that's the exact workout I did the...

Too funny, that's the exact workout I did the other day. Wynne -4 on TrainerRoad.
07-11-18, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13,586
Views: 691,160
Posted By aplcr0331

Got back on the trainer for the fist time since...

Got back on the trainer for the fist time since April yesterday (I mostly ride outside when the weather is nice); 45 minutes, 70TSS, .97IF, and NP of 291.

Rode 32.5 miles into work mostly Z1/Z2...
07-09-18, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,169
Posted By aplcr0331

I was going into my senior year of high school....

I was going into my senior year of high school. Well on my way to saving about $4k from my job at the hotel. I'd hope to one day own a Porsche. I was targeting a 914 2.0. Found one later that summer,...
07-02-18, 06:35 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,133
Posted By aplcr0331

Hey my good man? Is this your dogs teeth imbedded...

Hey my good man? Is this your dogs teeth imbedded in my shin bone? Iíd love to have a right chat about your little snickerdoodle, chap, if you can spare a moment. Cheerio!

Sounds great, ummm no.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-18, 06:28 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 7,186
Posted By aplcr0331

Itís not about me. There are women that are...

Itís not about me. There are women that are better than me at everything I do. Better at cycling, basketball, skateboarding, skiing, Judo every sport or activity that I do. But Iím significantly...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-18, 05:43 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 7,186
Posted By aplcr0331

This is so wrong as to be comical. Or a troll. ...

This is so wrong as to be comical. Or a troll.

Good lord.
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