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08-02-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By KJ43

Hehe. This bike manufacturer was discussed in a...

Hehe. This bike manufacturer was discussed in a locked thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1227941-thoughts-eurobike-xc7000.html) before.
07-30-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,823
Posted By KJ43

Seriously?

Seriously?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 4,530
Posted By KJ43

​​​​​​ Lol. Just kidding around and doing some...

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Lol. Just kidding around and doing some smack talking man. You know...."locker room talk".
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 4,530
Posted By KJ43

If by honorable pursuit of a girl you mean...

If by honorable pursuit of a girl you mean pursing a woman that appears to be in a happy relationship with someone else but just happened to be kind to Larry so he decided to creep on her and insult...
07-29-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By KJ43

You seem really interested/fascinated in what the...

You seem really interested/fascinated in what the women do when they have to go.

Let me Google that for you (https://lmgtfy.app/?q=how+do+professional+women+cyclists+pee+during+race)

Here are...
07-29-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,003
Posted By KJ43

Maybe, but the point is a good one that something...

Maybe, but the point is a good one that something like Muc Off and other "bicycle specific" cleaners are more expensive and not necessarily any better. I don't dislike Muc Off or other soaps marketed...
07-28-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,392
Posted By KJ43

Since you are from the future, just let the OP...

Since you are from the future, just let the OP know what bike he will eventually purchase.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 4,530
Posted By KJ43

You can bunny hop really well with flats. It's...

You can bunny hop really well with flats. It's all technique.

I had a buddy that would bunny hop over handrails on his full suspension mountain bike into the downslope of the hill. I wasn't as...
07-27-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,447
Posted By KJ43

If it's not it should be.

If it's not it should be.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 4,530
Posted By KJ43

This is a pretty good point and applies to pretty...

This is a pretty good point and applies to pretty much all the hyperbole that gets thrown around when opinions are discussed. When someone wants to make a point it's easy to overstate how much a...
07-27-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,730
Posted By KJ43

Yup. Some of us are more "delicate" than others....

Yup. Some of us are more "delicate" than others. j/k (sort of).
07-27-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 324
Posted By KJ43

I can say that on the Peninsula there aren't the...

I can say that on the Peninsula there aren't the super long sustained climbs like Mt. Fuji, but Page Mill Road (2,000 ft or 605 meters elevation in 8.3 miles or 13.4 km) and Montebello Road (1940...
07-27-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,730
Posted By KJ43

Just stop. I have used my bibs (base layers,...

Just stop.

I have used my bibs (base layers, socks and jerseys at times) when I haven't done my laundry and need something for my ride. It isn't going to kill you if you have good technical...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 4,530
Posted By KJ43

For road riding and XC mountain biking being...

For road riding and XC mountain biking being clipped in is a must for me. I've ridden flats when I had my mountain bike set up enduro style and we were riding steeps, skinnies and jumps and if you...
07-27-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,447
Posted By KJ43

It's not just the Dutch causing these problems,...

It's not just the Dutch causing these problems, though they do seem to have a few issues with their teams and communication.

The Olympics organizers have made a few pretty large blunders. There...
07-26-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By KJ43

Yes and there were shots during the tour of ...

Yes and there were shots during the tour of people taking a nature break.
07-25-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,447
Posted By KJ43

It's a great line. Her win is just about the...

It's a great line. Her win is just about the highlight of the Olympics so far for me.
07-25-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,447
Posted By KJ43

They also all completely underestimated Anna...

They also all completely underestimated Anna Kiesenhofer and and more than just the communication there were things contributing to the result. Small peloton, the Dutch women didn't take the break...
07-25-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,095
Posted By KJ43

If I'm riding a route with a lot of exposure...

If I'm riding a route with a lot of exposure during the main part of the day (most rides) I always wear sun sleeves. I may even use sunscreen underneath to protect myself even more.
07-24-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 376
Posted By KJ43

Yeah, Carapaz ultimately used McNulty's effort to...

Yeah, Carapaz ultimately used McNulty's effort to grab the gold, but it was a hero performance by him on a really difficult course. He had a great tour with his team leader winning and now 6th at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,230
Posted By KJ43

Sure, I like the way it looks too. I wear the...

Sure, I like the way it looks too. I wear the brim flipped up almost all the time and it fits perfectly against and under my helmet. If I'm riding right into the sun I can bring the brim down for...
07-24-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,730
Posted By KJ43

I got the advice well before the Internet was...

I got the advice well before the Internet was around not to wear anything under my cycling shorts. I can't imagine needing (or wanting) to have anything, regardless of how form fitting it is,...
07-24-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 495
Posted By KJ43

Yup. I have been to Quito when my wife and I went...

Yup. I have been to Quito when my wife and I went to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands and the elevation is pretty noticeable. I took the tram to the highest peak there while in Quito and at that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,230
Posted By KJ43

That's the cap I wear also. So light I don't...

That's the cap I wear also. So light I don't really even feel it while riding. Plenty of ventilation and does a great job keeping my head from getting burned and wicks the sweat away.
07-23-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,003
Posted By KJ43

Yes, any cleaner I buy (including to wash my car)...

Yes, any cleaner I buy (including to wash my car) is pretty mild. I do use covers on my rotors too, but I get what you are saying. Definitely something to pay attention to, but there are still a...
07-23-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,003
Posted By KJ43

I've tried it and it works fine. So does any...

I've tried it and it works fine. So does any number of other products including concentrated auto wash soap or simple green.
07-23-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By KJ43

I just got a wheelset from Light Bicycle...

I just got a wheelset from Light Bicycle (https://www.lightbicycle.com/) and it was about $1,400 shipped. They came with a 5 year warranty and you can pay a bit more for lifetime. Another few hundred...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,752
Posted By KJ43

Good post. I'm sort of a numbers guy too but...

Good post.

I'm sort of a numbers guy too but I'm not doing structured training at the moment. I am interested in getting the Garmin XC200's for my bike though and I do have aspirations (if my body...
07-22-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,637
Posted By KJ43

Well said. I just had a post deleted in...

Well said.

I just had a post deleted in another thread by a poster that constantly injects politically oriented language in his posts because I dared suggest that he was being an ass. I would hope...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,947
Posted By KJ43

Tell us more. Sounds rough!

Tell us more. Sounds rough!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 11:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 684
Posted By KJ43

I wear a base layer year round. In warm weather...

I wear a base layer year round. In warm weather (up to 100 degrees F give or take so far) it works great for wicking the sweat away from my skin and keeping me comfortable.

For summer I wear a...
07-21-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 570
Posted By KJ43

Bibs are super comfortable, but I like a tight...

Bibs are super comfortable, but I like a tight race fit for all of my clothes. Bibs don't require elastic at your waist.

The bibs I use, PI Pros, are super easy to pull down in the front if I need...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 258,334
Posted By KJ43

It was around $1,400 shipped for the wheelset....

It was around $1,400 shipped for the wheelset. With new rotors, cassette, tires, and install it was another $500 or so.

These still have a deeper profile than my last alloy wheelset so I feel the...
07-19-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,637
Posted By KJ43

Yeah...we'll listen to the insecure guy on "what...

Yeah...we'll listen to the insecure guy on "what the ladies like".
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 5,786
Posted By KJ43

If its dialed, it's dialed. I'm in once they have...

If its dialed, it's dialed. I'm in once they have it figured out.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 5,786
Posted By KJ43

Considering that Shimano is working on a electric...

Considering that Shimano is working on a electric version (https://bikerumor.com/2021/05/27/patent-patrol-shimano-wires-up-electric-bicycle-brakes-but-why/) of their disc braking systems that seems...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 785
Posted By KJ43

I have to echo the bike fit advice and would...

I have to echo the bike fit advice and would advise caution on just trying to go the route of padded gloves. I did my fitting myself and went down the rabbit hole and worked on my fit one aspect at a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 319
Posted By KJ43

I always wear a cycling cap under my helmet these...

I always wear a cycling cap under my helmet these days. I don't need any extra room in my helmet because it has plenty of adjustment that allows me to let it out if I am wearing a thicker winter cap....
07-16-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By KJ43

If 42mm tires at 35 psi is jarring then you might...

If 42mm tires at 35 psi is jarring then you might add a suspension seat post and stem to your bike.

Redshift Sports has a ShockStop stem...
07-16-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,637
Posted By KJ43

Not only that but every post of his on the forums...

Not only that but every post of his on the forums is about leg shaving. Including his post in the Maintenance section.

Obvious troll is obvious.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 684
Posted By KJ43

I get anxious and restless when I don't ride...

I get anxious and restless when I don't ride regularly.
07-16-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By KJ43

I dunno. I would have to go with Deep Thought...

I dunno. I would have to go with Deep Thought over Rodney no matter how much I love the guy.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,230
Posted By KJ43

Exactly this for me as well.

Exactly this for me as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,126
Posted By KJ43

That's kind of what I was thinking. Just bring my...

That's kind of what I was thinking. Just bring my saddle up the same amount as the stack height increase.

I do some trail riding too, including some semi rocky singletrack and might see a bit more...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,126
Posted By KJ43

I am really interested in getting a set of the...

I am really interested in getting a set of the XC200's. I'm currently using XTR SPD pedals right now.

Did you notice the stack height difference when you set yours up?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 258,334
Posted By KJ43

I posted this in the What did you just buy for...

I posted this in the What did you just buy for your gravel bike? (https://www.bikeforums.net/cyclocross-gravelbiking-recreational/1112900-what-did-you-just-buy-your-gravel-bike.html) thread but...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,230
Posted By KJ43

I wear a summer cycling cap under my helmet with...

I wear a summer cycling cap under my helmet with the brim (usually) flipped up. Protects my head (shaved head) from the sun under the helmet and wicks the sweat away from my head.

Better, and...
07-15-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,150
Posted By KJ43

I have a Peloton that I've had for a few years...

I have a Peloton that I've had for a few years now. Currently I would prefer a Zwift setup, but there are great classes that contribute to your cycling fitness to be taken on the Peloton.

There...
07-15-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,716
Posted By KJ43

Yup. To clarify I always slow down and make sure...

Yup. To clarify I always slow down and make sure I scope everything out for other signs and don't just blow through.

But I understand Woodside is a funny place and there is a real anti-cyclist...
07-15-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,716
Posted By KJ43

Yup. I don't always stop at signs depending on...

Yup. I don't always stop at signs depending on the location and traffic, but I do for all stops in the Woodside area.
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