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04-03-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8,637
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Posted By zjrog

I know people that have flown, and fly these...

I know people that have flown, and fly these jets. For them, Thank you. I, myself, am a retired sailor. And still need a few more years before I get to finally retire. Good luck Brother! Good eating,...
03-20-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2,979
Views: 244,655
Posted By zjrog

Still fine tuning my waterbed Pedestal workbench....

Still fine tuning my waterbed Pedestal workbench.
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I think it's about...
03-16-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2,979
Views: 244,655
Posted By zjrog

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I converted my waterbed Captain's Pedestal into a basement workbench....
03-12-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,461
Posted By zjrog

26 years ago, 17 bikes were counted by my wife,...

26 years ago, 17 bikes were counted by my wife, and that did not include her bike, nor the son's. Today, I presently have 8 at home, 1 each at work, son's house and daughter's house for 11. She knows...
03-09-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By zjrog

Food and money, the bane of the dieter. Good food...

Food and money, the bane of the dieter. Good food and good for you food cost money. Bad food and bad for you food can taste great, but there is a reason it is cheap...

More than price, TASTE!!!
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03-09-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,478
Posted By zjrog

Bike shorts. Even at 350+. But then I also wear...

Bike shorts. Even at 350+. But then I also wear kilts. And shorts all year long, yes, even shoveling snow.

I also have cycling underwear for under regular shorts or sweats.

Now under 250,...
03-08-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,191
Posted By zjrog

Not screwed together yet... ...

Not screwed together yet...
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03-03-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2,979
Views: 244,655
Posted By zjrog

Awesome job! The more I see workbenches with...

Awesome job!

The more I see workbenches with tool cabinets built in, the more I need to do this. If I don't sell my house this next year, perhaps I will upgrade my tool storage and rebuild my...
03-01-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,629
Posted By zjrog

I have 6 and 12 point combination wrenches. Both...

I have 6 and 12 point combination wrenches. Both have proper places and uses. As for the ratcheting wrenches, I do not use them for torque, but repetition.
02-29-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,503
Posted By zjrog

Wasn't me that sued. I had one, my son loved it,...

Wasn't me that sued. I had one, my son loved it, my daughter hated it. I flipped it with my son in it, cut a corner a bit tight, and the inside wheel clipped the curb and flipped it. Yes, my son got...
02-29-20, 12:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By zjrog

And that response is enough for me to end this...

And that response is enough for me to end this thought process.

Thanks to all!
02-21-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By zjrog

Thomas15 I have Wahoo Blue Speed and Cadence...

Thomas15 I have Wahoo Blue Speed and Cadence sensors on many of my bikes, and prefer that for cadence vs the iNride estimation. I don't do much "climbing", so don't get to "Super Tuck" much. One...
02-20-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,629
Posted By zjrog

Years ago, Sears sold a 20 piece Gear Wrench set...

Years ago, Sears sold a 20 piece Gear Wrench set for $50, SAE and Metric. And they were solid heads, not flex or even offset. The flex heads are a pain but I never really torque on them either....
02-19-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By zjrog

cisbrane CONGRATS! I'm having a serious lack of...

cisbrane CONGRATS! I'm having a serious lack of motivation at present. Maybe it's just winter. But I do have a lot of personal life issues kicking me in the head right now too.

Last year I just...
02-19-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By zjrog

I'm FROM Kansas, and always hated driving through...

I'm FROM Kansas, and always hated driving through Wichita... Retired navy, driven in a lot of places around the US and abroad. Now in Utah as well. And it seems some Utah drivers went to Wichita for...
02-19-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 622
Posted By zjrog

I bought an Amazon cheapie. Cross tour action...

I bought an Amazon cheapie. Cross tour action (https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B074319MZZ/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o06_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1)...

Hard mounted to the stem of my bike on smooth...
02-19-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By zjrog

I looked at a number of things for the...

I looked at a number of things for the "cheap/easy" way. But in the end, I bit the bullet. I certainly see value in a power meter, but I have multiple bikes and I'm NOT going to put a power meter on...
02-18-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 938
Posted By zjrog

And here I was concentrating on the tiny hamlet...

And here I was concentrating on the tiny hamlet of Liberty, KS, not far from Independence where my Bride of 36 years is from. And no bigger than the tiny hamlet west of Independence where my Mom...
02-18-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By zjrog

I tried using Zwift with a non-supported mag...

I tried using Zwift with a non-supported mag trainer. Even with cadence and speed sensors, I couldn't move fast enough to get away from runners no matter how fast I pedaled.

A few months ago I...
02-14-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 895
Posted By zjrog

I notice significant variances in heart rate...

I notice significant variances in heart rate number between ,y Samsung Gear Fit 2 watch, my phone's sensor and my Wahoo Tickr X HRM belt.

I also agree with perceived effort and HR don't seem to...
02-12-20, 10:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 490
Posted By zjrog

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RSX I got on my recent 97 Cannondale R300
RM-40 on my 98...
02-09-20, 01:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,191
Posted By zjrog

While in my basement today, got a bright idea....

While in my basement today, got a bright idea. Yeah, not the LED overhead lights... I've been contemplating a workbench. I'm currently using an old dresser, and an old kitchen table. I realized I...
02-08-20, 11:56 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,420
Posted By zjrog

Clyde ride... My first "real" adult bike. 1986...

Clyde ride... My first "real" adult bike. 1986 KHS Fiero, bought from a bike shop as a bare frame in 1989. I built it from "stuff" but rode the hell out of it....
02-08-20, 01:25 AM
Replies: 6,667
Views: 2,205,369
Posted By zjrog

I do believe I shall. Time to source a 8, 9, 10...

I do believe I shall. Time to source a 8, 9, 10 speed wheelset for the 9s Sora brifters. I expect the FD M452 will work. Insure if the RM452 will cover 9 speed And source the headset adapter for...
02-03-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,707
Posted By zjrog

I've been a terrible packrat. It was mitigated...

I've been a terrible packrat. It was mitigated while I was on Active Duty, the Navy moved me every few years. But I retired 19 years ago, and I've been in this house for over 13 years now. TIME TO...
01-30-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,385
Posted By zjrog

I second the don't get discouraged comment. I...

I second the don't get discouraged comment. I think we all can look at others in this forum and find an inspiring story or individual.

I like your idea of riding in a parking lot. I quit riding a...
01-30-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,301
Posted By zjrog

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3 year old grandson... Little guy makes me smile no matter how bad my day...
01-26-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 592
Posted By zjrog

1997 Cannondale R300 CAD2,what a mess...

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Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By zjrog

Always happy when people find what works for...

Always happy when people find what works for them. I looked at that, but it is not offering me support of the ankle structure.
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By zjrog

I have cleats in the shoes, but only use them...

I have cleats in the shoes, but only use them indoors. I don't feel safe outdoors with the clipped in pedals, after breaking my back. I FEEL more fragile than my surgeon swears I am not... She...
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By zjrog

Brotherman! Congrats for just being out there! ...

Brotherman! Congrats for just being out there!

After I sprained my left ankle almost 3 years ago, I just couldn't get it to heal. I was a lot heavier then (140 pounds lost since then).

I had my...
01-22-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,289
Posted By zjrog

What mama wants, yep, fully understand that!!!...

What mama wants, yep, fully understand that!!! Good luck!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,962
Posted By zjrog

I have 2 in the basement she doesn't know about....

I have 2 in the basement she doesn't know about. Yet. She never goes in the basement. I've hidden one at work for months. It is still here too. But she found out about it thanks to a noisy coworker...
01-21-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,301
Posted By zjrog

2 kids, Son, eldest, and daughter. Son and his...

2 kids, Son, eldest, and daughter. Son and his wife adopted 2, siblings, now 9 and 6 (7 in a few weeks). Boy and girl. 2 years ago adopted a third, a boy, now 3. A few months ago, adopted #4...
01-21-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,084
Posted By zjrog

These are in my future, based on my injury...

These are in my future, based on my injury related bike fit last week...

I was never very comfortable standing on climbs, could drop people still seated. But that was 30 years ago. Today, I am...
01-19-20, 12:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 823
Posted By zjrog

Enjoy that ride when done. Last May I picked up a...

Enjoy that ride when done. Last May I picked up a 2006 CAAD8 R1000 frame for peanuts, bought new, then stripped of the Ultegra group for a carbon bike. I built it with a mix of SRAM components and it...
01-19-20, 12:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 823
Posted By zjrog

I've got a 98 CAD2 R200. RSX 2x7 originally....

I've got a 98 CAD2 R200. RSX 2x7 originally. Swapped in 105 triple crankset and FD.
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01-15-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By zjrog

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1989 950. I really need to get this bike out and...
01-06-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,977
Posted By zjrog

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I also have a 22" Trek 7000. 1990 or 1991 model. Original except for...
01-05-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,332
Posted By zjrog

Fortunately, I work with very politically...

Fortunately, I work with very politically incorrect people. But when it comes to weight, I always beat them to the punch, taking all that power to offend away from them, if they tried... But now...
01-05-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,977
Posted By zjrog

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I think that is not quite the measure you expected for the Marin, but...
01-01-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,570
Posted By zjrog

After knee replacement, breaking my back and...

After knee replacement, breaking my back and cracking my neck, the value of stretching regular is always high. I'm pleased to say, at 56 years old, 6'1", I can touch my toes, and even go knuckles of...
12-31-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,305
Posted By zjrog

ha!!!! 378...

ha!!!! 378...
12-31-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,707
Posted By zjrog

Fresh off my Strava. 2019 Distance 581.2 mi ...

Fresh off my Strava.
2019
Distance 581.2 mi
Time 45h 20m
Elev Gain 17,920 ft
Rides 64

All this is what I recorded. Indoors and out. But the last 220 miles, or 14 hours and 26 minutes, have...
12-31-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,305
Posted By zjrog

Last year, at 55, I had lost 22 pounds prior to...

Last year, at 55, I had lost 22 pounds prior to having weight loss surgery. I was too close to many of those medical problems you are trying to avoid. Today, I am 139 pounds down from my heaviest of...
12-31-19, 12:16 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,210
Posted By zjrog

I've got a 1998 Schwinn Searcher GS hybrid that...

I've got a 1998 Schwinn Searcher GS hybrid that was bought new in 98 for my wife. It has been fairly well taken care of, was my knee replacement recovery bike on the trainer 8 years ago. My daughter...
12-30-19, 11:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,210
Posted By zjrog

December Goal 135 200 miles 12/09 11.53...

December Goal 135 200 miles

12/09 11.53 miles Zwift, Watopia
12/11 16 miles Zwift, London
12/12 12.9 miles Zwift, Tour of London Stage 2
12/14 25.83 miles Zwift, Tour of London Stage 3
12/16...
12-29-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 19,455
Posted By zjrog

tallbikeman, good for you getting below 240......

tallbikeman, good for you getting below 240... I'd been hovering low 240s since September. Well. Despite the holiday feasting, I managed to drop 2.8 pounds. 239.2 this morning!

Since 9 Dec I've...
12-28-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,210
Posted By zjrog

December Goal 135 200 miles 12/09 11.53...

December Goal 135 200 miles

12/09 11.53 miles Zwift, Watopia
12/11 16 miles Zwift, London
12/12 12.9 miles Zwift, Tour of London Stage 2
12/14 25.83 miles Zwift, Tour of London Stage 3
12/16...
12-28-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,210
Posted By zjrog

December Goal 135 200 miles 12/09 11.53...

December Goal 135 200 miles

12/09 11.53 miles Zwift, Watopia
12/11 16 miles Zwift, London
12/12 12.9 miles Zwift, Tour of London Stage 2
12/14 25.83 miles Zwift, Tour of London Stage 3
12/16...
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