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10-13-15, 10:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,340
Posted By kenl666

Thanks everyone for the tips, appreciate it! I'll...

Thanks everyone for the tips, appreciate it! I'll do it differently this time, not wait for the final layer to dry before putting the tire on.
10-13-15, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,340
Posted By kenl666

Yep, those are the ones. It's a CX wheelset....

Yep, those are the ones. It's a CX wheelset. Interesting thing is that he said he was going uphill when the tire came off.
10-13-15, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,340
Posted By kenl666

This wheelset was purchased used with the tires...

This wheelset was purchased used with the tires on, the guy said that just they'd been sitting in the garage for a few years. When I removed the tires for the first glue job I noticed that the...
10-13-15, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,340
Posted By kenl666

Tubular gluing problem

I consider myself an experience tubular gluer but I glued some tires for someone and they rolled (this is the first time that a tire I glued rolled). Just to be safe I had him bring the font over...
Replies: 14
Views: 8,432
Posted By kenl666

And for those of you that may be interested in...

And for those of you that may be interested in the Epic Designs products, the above-mentioned URLs don't work anymore. It looks like maybe they changed the name to Revelate Designs...
08-19-13, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By kenl666

If you'll be in town next Sunday, Aug. 25th, then...

If you'll be in town next Sunday, Aug. 25th, then you might want to ride the Sunday Parkways (http://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/58929). The streets can get crowded at times but there are...
07-23-13, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By kenl666

Think of hill repeats as equivalent to interval...

Think of hill repeats as equivalent to interval training. You can usually get a better workout from intervals because you get the rest period in between.

The only drawback is that hill repeats can...
05-31-13, 05:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,301
Posted By kenl666

There's so much out there, you just need to try...

There's so much out there, you just need to try several things to see what you like and what agrees with your gastrointestinal system. You also need to consider how far and how fast you're going, and...
04-18-13, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,152
Posted By kenl666

I'm not familiar with any non-removable core...

I'm not familiar with any non-removable core tubulars, what's out there that you use? How are they durability-wise?
04-17-13, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,152
Posted By kenl666

I only have experience with Stan's but I've found...

I only have experience with Stan's but I've found that it depends on the type of puncture. Punctures made by wires from auto steel belts and shards of glass are usually fixed (but you MUST remove the...
03-16-13, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,114
Posted By kenl666

The construction is done, last weekend a friend...

The construction is done, last weekend a friend and I rode the Historic Columbia River Hwy from Troutdale up and over to Latroulle Falls without any problems (other than being out of shape...)
03-16-13, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,724
Posted By kenl666

You know, I totally spaced that (it's been quite...

You know, I totally spaced that (it's been quite some time since I rode that route) thank you for bringing that up before I sent some stranger into a construction zone. I don't know what the bike...
03-15-13, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,724
Posted By kenl666

You can try the Springwater Corridor path all the...

You can try the Springwater Corridor path all the way to Oaks Park, over the Sellwood Bridge and then up through the cemetery. Then over to Barbur Blvd then take Barbur/99 all the way to Hall Blvd,...
03-07-13, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,072
Posted By kenl666

Yep, it's all road (shoulders).

Yep, it's all road (shoulders).
01-06-13, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By kenl666

Check out http://www.meetup.com/Rubber2theroad/,...

Check out http://www.meetup.com/Rubber2theroad/, it's kind of quiet now but there will be a lot more rides of all capabilities as the year progresses.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-13, 01:11 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 12,443
Posted By kenl666

Two reasons I like Campy: 1. It was the first...

Two reasons I like Campy:
1. It was the first brand that I used, so I just kind of stay with it. (I didn't say these were logical reasons).
2. The shifters can be rebuilt which increases longevity....
12-04-12, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By kenl666

http://www.meetup.com/Rubber2theroad/

http://www.meetup.com/Rubber2theroad/
Replies: 21
Views: 1,971
Posted By kenl666

The lower you can mount your lights, the better...

The lower you can mount your lights, the better they'll emphasize the relief of the road. I mount one of my lights on my front axle quick release (using something like this...
09-09-12, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 958
Posted By kenl666

I wear bifocals and use this...

I wear bifocals and use this (http://www.amazon.com/Blackburn-Helmet-Mirror/dp/B006TS3YEQ) mirror. I haven't compared it to any other helmet mirrors but I guess I liked it enough to buy a the exact...
09-08-12, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,062
Posted By kenl666

Another option is to use aerobars. I use some...

Another option is to use aerobars. I use some clip-ons, they let me relax my neck and upper shoulders which is my main discomfort area but they also let me take the weight off my hands.
08-10-12, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 753
Posted By kenl666

Daily neck/shoulder stretching helped me. I also...

Daily neck/shoulder stretching helped me. I also started using aerobars, that really helps on the long rides I like to do. You'll also want to look into getting a bike fitting if you haven't done so...
08-04-12, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,767
Posted By kenl666

I did part of this route the other day, and the...

I did part of this route the other day, and the views are really great. I left Sandy, did Marmot > Barlow > Lolo Pass, then into Parkdale and up to Govt. Camp (circumnavigating Mt. Hood). I was able...
07-21-12, 01:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 988
Posted By kenl666

I always use gel flasks, I just make sure to lick...

I always use gel flasks, I just make sure to lick the nozzle off as good as I can before stuffing it back in my jersey pocket. The only time I had a problem was when I didn't click an EFS Liquidshot...
07-14-12, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 906
Posted By kenl666

We also have a meetup group with a ride calendar:...

We also have a meetup group with a ride calendar: http://www.meetup.com/Rubber2theroad/
07-10-12, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By kenl666

I drop a couple Nuun tablets in with my Heed for...

I drop a couple Nuun tablets in with my Heed for flavor.
07-09-12, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By kenl666

It depends on what type of bread you like. If you...

It depends on what type of bread you like. If you like the real fluffy store-brought stuff, they can't do that (at least ours can't). The bread our machine makes tends to be a bit on the dry side,...
07-08-12, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By kenl666

When it comes to food packets, the only thing to...

When it comes to food packets, the only thing to check is to make sure that they're not puffy (generating gas: bad...) or leaking. Considering that it's basically sugar, they're probably good even...
07-06-12, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,495
Posted By kenl666

Ha! That's exactly what I switched to, I drop a...

Ha! That's exactly what I switched to, I drop a couple of Nuun tablets in to kick up the flavor though. I alternate between the Melon and Lemon/Lime, whatever's closest to me on the shelf.

I...
07-06-12, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,495
Posted By kenl666

The official ingredient list (and nutrition info)...

The official ingredient list (and nutrition info) can be found here (http://www.cytosport.com/products/cytomax/ctomax-powders). It kind of sounds like you're expecting the sales guy to read the...
06-13-12, 12:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,559
Posted By kenl666

It's not for everyone, but I prefer sushi. Carbs,...

It's not for everyone, but I prefer sushi. Carbs, protein, little to no fat, sodium. Just need to drink lots of water, the rice acts as a desiccant while digesting...
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By kenl666

Thank you, I hope it provides some useful...

Thank you, I hope it provides some useful information.
06-03-12, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,744
Posted By kenl666

A daily regimen of stretching and yoga will do...

A daily regimen of stretching and yoga will do more for flexibility than a pill. I'm finally able to touch my toes again after about four months of dedicated stretching sessions daily. This was...
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By kenl666

I have a fairly extensive 'lessons learned'...

I have a fairly extensive 'lessons learned' section in my ride report (http://ultracyclingwannabe.blogspot.com/2012/05/lewis-and-clark-ultra-cycling-2012.html) for the 2012 Lewis and Clark Ultra.
...
05-06-12, 09:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,512
Posted By kenl666

That's how it works. They plow one lane but leave...

That's how it works. They plow one lane but leave the gates closed for a while, preventing automobile traffic.

I rode it for the first time last year. The only thing to be careful about is you...
Replies: 34
Views: 4,521
Posted By kenl666

I'm real happy with my Jandd Mountain Handle Pack...

I'm real happy with my Jandd Mountain Handle Pack IV (http://www.jandd.com/detail.asp?PRODUCT_ID=FMBHP4). I modified the mount by gluing a Garming 500 mount on it so I still have the Garmin visible....
02-28-12, 06:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,460
Posted By kenl666

I have the Showers Pass Touring jacket...

I have the Showers Pass Touring jacket (http://www.showerspass.com/catalog/men/mens-jackets/mens-touring-jacket) and just can't say enough good things about it. Wind & waterproof, it's very...
02-14-12, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,346
Posted By kenl666

Check out the suggestions in an earlier thread...

Check out the suggestions in an earlier thread http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/760663-Portland-to-Eugene
Replies: 71
Views: 4,290
Posted By kenl666

My goal is to not break my collar bone this year...

My goal is to not break my collar bone this year :-(

Oh, and a few other things:
- increase 20 minute power
- work on riding flat land (I do better in the hills, so I want to improve my...
11-23-11, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,003
Posted By kenl666

I have the Yoga for Cyclists...

I have the Yoga for Cyclists (http://www.amazon.com/Yoga-For-Cyclists-DVD/dp/B000ESW77M) DVD (and it's corresponding book) and am quite happy with it. There are actually two sessions, an easier one...
11-15-11, 01:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,280
Posted By kenl666

I would presume that those guidelines are for a...

I would presume that those guidelines are for a typical american: fat, sedentary, and consuming too much fast-food.

I very rarely add salt to my food when I'm cooking (and I never add salt to...
Replies: 33
Views: 31,525
Posted By kenl666

Another option is a Platypus...

Another option is a Platypus (http://cascadedesigns.com/platypus/water-bottles/category) bottle/bag. The 1l will fit into a large rear jersey, and you can roll them up when they're empty.
11-03-11, 10:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,785
Posted By kenl666

I don't have the jacket but the Peal Izumi Elite...

I don't have the jacket but the Peal Izumi Elite Barrier vest is working out nicely for me. The zippers have pull-tabs on them, really good open mesh on the back, reflective trim (mine is black but...
11-03-11, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By kenl666

I read that article in the paper this morning....

I read that article in the paper this morning. The one line that caught my attention was "The cells secrete agents that stimulate the immune system and cause low-level inflammation." I seem to recall...
09-11-11, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By kenl666

I broke mine July 9th of this year. This is what...

I broke mine July 9th of this year. This is what helped me recover in less than 6 weeks:
- I took 2000 IU vitamin D3 + 1000mg calcium with every meal.
- Leave the sling on as long as practical.
...
08-30-11, 03:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,406
Posted By kenl666

sheesh, some guys get all the luck. All I got...

sheesh, some guys get all the luck. All I got from my old man was male pattern baldness... :notamused:
08-30-11, 03:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 668
Posted By kenl666

Technically, and usually, yes. In reality, a...

Technically, and usually, yes. In reality, a dirty chain will make removal more difficult and occasionally impossible w/o the masterlink tool. I was a bad boy and went too long between chain...
Forum: Commuting
08-30-11, 03:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,454
Posted By kenl666

+1. I had the Road Morph but over the winter it...

+1. I had the Road Morph but over the winter it apparently got too much water & road grit from the rear wheel (it was mounted on the seat tube, my fenders only went to the rear brake) and just...
08-17-11, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,114
Posted By kenl666

I don't have it mapped out but I generally do...

I don't have it mapped out but I generally do something similar to the following:
Hop on Barbur Blvd (99W) in downtown Portland > L @ Hall Blvd > L @ Durham Rd > R @ SW Upper Boones Ferry > R @ SW...
08-17-11, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,114
Posted By kenl666

I've done the Champoeg <> Corvallis portion of...

I've done the Champoeg <> Corvallis portion of the WVSB, you're mostly out in farmland on nice wide roads with low traffic. The only 'choke-point' is as you leave Salem. I didn't notice the climbing...
08-05-11, 08:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 781
Posted By kenl666

Good grief man, step away from the computer and...

Good grief man, step away from the computer and go to your doctor.

Call him now, he'll either set up an appt or tell you to go to the ER.
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