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11-09-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,220
Posted By ksryder

I've never ridden with overalls on my bike....

I've never ridden with overalls on my bike. :innocent:
11-03-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By ksryder

The Gravel H isn't going to be much different...

The Gravel H isn't going to be much different than the Pathfinder in the mud. The Gravel M might. I've been using both, the Gravel M is noticeably slower on gravel and pavement but it's pretty...
11-02-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,592
Posted By ksryder

I realize this is a month old but I haven't...

I realize this is a month old but I haven't logged in for a while.

Here's my 2 cents -- stretching.

I think the reason there are so many solutions for cramping is because there are multiple...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

RAAM riders routinely cite Kansas as their least...

RAAM riders routinely cite Kansas as their least favorite state to ride through. Hot, pretty good chance of a 20 mph sustained crosswind if not a headwind much of the time, the western 1/3 of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

I prefer the unfeasible burger.

I prefer the unfeasible burger.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

Wichita is a completely unremarkable town but...

Wichita is a completely unremarkable town but people from there are perplexingly fiercely proud of it.

Another well-regarded regional chain with local roots is Braum's Ice Cream which started in...
09-13-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,300
Posted By ksryder

Sure I have. Nothing memorable but even though I...

Sure I have. Nothing memorable but even though I carry spare parts and tools for which the need is reasonably foreseeable on that particular type of ride, sometimes you forget or you're in a hurry or...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

My latest amusement has been riding to increments...

My latest amusement has been riding to increments of ALMOST a whole number, like 59.9 miles, and deliberately stopping my computer so I can show my wife the ride and infuriate her. Good times.
Forum: Foo
09-07-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 897
Posted By ksryder

I too am familiar with the post-poop victory lap.

I too am familiar with the post-poop victory lap.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

That was my strategy but when I upgraded from a...

That was my strategy but when I upgraded from a dumb trainer (Cyclops Fluid) to a smart trainer (Wahoo KICKR Snap) it started burning through tires really, really quickly.

I bought an actual...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

I've always given people names for pets. A really...

I've always given people names for pets. A really nondescript name like Steve is for some reason funny when it's a dog. My first cat as an adult was George. Right now we also have Frank and Floyd...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

So this is Cyrus, a partially blind and deaf dog...

So this is Cyrus, a partially blind and deaf dog that we are fostering until he gets adopted. He is partially blind and deaf because of an irresponsible breeder who then compounded their...
08-30-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,594
Posted By ksryder

Going the other direction -- I just got a second...

Going the other direction -- I just got a second wheelset for my gravel bike so I could have road wheelset and a gravel wheelset. And by "road" I mean 700x40mm tubeless. Challenge Strada Biancas.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

It's a banger. The game and the song. My wife...

It's a banger. The game and the song. My wife bought me an Xbox right before the pandemic started so it was good timing. I grew up in the 80s and 90s and have always felt a little guilty about gaming...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

I recently played Fallout: New Vegas and "Big...

I recently played Fallout: New Vegas and "Big Iron" is featured heavily in the soundtrack to that game. The game is over 10 years old which is positively ancient in the video game world and it came...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

On the Louis Vuitton website one of the pictures...

On the Louis Vuitton website one of the pictures has a model sitting at a cafe in Paris reading a book that just says "Paris" on the front cover just in case we didn't all figure out that she was in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

I mean I can explain it to you but I can't...

I mean I can explain it to you but I can't understand it for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

All of this and more: Given the part of the...

All of this and more: Given the part of the country I live in and the general attitude of people around here, they are highly unlikely to cancel the event. I, however, am being far more cautious so...
08-19-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,594
Posted By ksryder

According to my friends who rode SBT the roads...

According to my friends who rode SBT the roads are much more hardpacked dirt than the type of chunky gravel we get in the midwest, so using a slick isn't that outlandish.

I sort of agree with Jan...
08-18-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,290
Posted By ksryder

Yes this is a new and fresh observation that has...

Yes this is a new and fresh observation that has never been discussed.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

My understanding is that they're for CX where...

My understanding is that they're for CX where burping tires is more of a risk.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

I'm going to wait until the prices are a bit more...

I'm going to wait until the prices are a bit more grounded.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

Same, and Mrs. Ksryder employed a similar...

Same, and Mrs. Ksryder employed a similar strategy.

Now that I'm older I've had several moments where I suddenly recall some situation from my young and single days and realize "oh she was coming...
08-10-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,350
Posted By ksryder

I like a slightly wider bar -- 44 cm -- because...

I like a slightly wider bar -- 44 cm -- because I'm a bit broad shouldered. I also like a minimal flare -- 12 degrees max. I prefer a shallow bar so I can spend more time in the drops during long...
08-10-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 913
Posted By ksryder

New bikes are fun and worst case scenario is you...

New bikes are fun and worst case scenario is you have a bike that is capable of riding off-pavement but is still perfectly capable on the road.

I just bought a bike actually marketed as a gravel...
08-10-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,866
Posted By ksryder

It's definitely terrain-specific. 650b just...

It's definitely terrain-specific. 650b just doesn't make much sense for the type of riding and terrain I have available but if I was regularly on bumpy fire access roads with lots of climbing I would...
08-02-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 7,828
Posted By ksryder

Hey good news everyone, it looks like the heat...

Hey good news everyone, it looks like the heat wave has finally broken (at least where I live) so we can all ride our bikes again!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

Since I got the new bike I looked at the "sold...

Since I got the new bike I looked at the "sold listings" on ebay to see what my old bike might sell for. I know bike prices are a little ridiculous right now but it's a 13-year-old frame that I got...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

Well for the 200 mile event I'd say about 10% are...

Well for the 200 mile event I'd say about 10% are riding to compete and everyone else is riding to complete. But whether you bike 200 miles at 10 mph or 20 mph, it still takes a lot of work and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

I'm here for all the unsolicited advice you could...

I'm here for all the unsolicited advice you could want on how to finish solidly in the middle of the pack.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

To be fair I never said I didn't like The Doors....

To be fair I never said I didn't like The Doors. I just recognize that they are a lot sillier and not nearly as deep as I thought they were when I was a teen. Still have some catchy tunes though.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

Coincidentally I just saw that my local indie...

Coincidentally I just saw that my local indie movie theater will be showing Val, which is apparently a self-made documentary (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt14731254/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_3) over the last...
07-22-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,193
Posted By ksryder

It's cool that the mods decide to crack down on...

It's cool that the mods decide to crack down on the people calling out the toxic masculinity edgelords instead of actually cracking down on the toxic masculinity edgelords.

I try to be tolerant...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

NBD: Otso Waheela C. Unfortunately I'm probably...

NBD: Otso Waheela C. Unfortunately I'm probably going to get kicked off of Instagram because I didn't take any pictures of it brand new and shiny before I got gravel dust all over it. LBS called me...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

Otso Waheela C arrived yesterday and went on its...

Otso Waheela C arrived yesterday and went on its maiden voyage. The shop building it texted late afternoon that it was ready. I wasn't expecting it until today, so I raced across town, picked it up,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

Pretty much this. The location tracking concerns,...

Pretty much this. The location tracking concerns, especially for women, were legitimate concerns and should've been addressed. Unfortunately Strava tends to take a "nuclear weapon to kill a gnat"...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

My grandpa was a farmer on the high plains his...

My grandpa was a farmer on the high plains his whole life other than the 3 years he spent fighting the Germans. Later in life he moved into town and my uncle ran the farm but Grandpa still worked on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

I just spent $7 in shipping for a $2 part-- the...

I just spent $7 in shipping for a $2 part-- the 31.8mm spacer for my Barfly computer mount. I've been using a piece of innertube and it works absolutely fine but my new bike came in and I just can't...
07-15-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,193
Posted By ksryder

The same series of Specialized videos that proved...

The same series of Specialized videos that proved there was an aero benefit to shaved legs also proved that there's no aero benefit to shaved facial hair.

Also Ashton and literally every track...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

Shipping confirmation on the Otso today. Should...

Shipping confirmation on the Otso today. Should be here Thursday. Just in time for me to leave town this weekend. :mad:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

My coffee snobbishness and my cheap bastard-ness...

My coffee snobbishness and my cheap bastard-ness are always fighting. I like good beans from the local co-op and I've settled on a French Press as my method of choice in the morning (right balance...
07-13-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,125
Posted By ksryder

To the extent the OP was a serious medical...

To the extent the OP was a serious medical question; I know a couple people who have had to stop riding gravel because of other various health/physical complications and the vibration is just not a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

Everyone I know with a Greyhound calls them 45...

Everyone I know with a Greyhound calls them 45 mph couch potatoes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

Probably should post this on the show me your cat...

Probably should post this on the show me your cat thread but here's our latest foster, Wybie. He's 9 months old; we just picked him up Friday and will be hosting him until he gets adopted. He's very...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

Big brain moment for me this weekend: Our cats...

Big brain moment for me this weekend: Our cats like to do racetrack plus acrobatics (triple gainer off the headboard onto the pillow next to my face) at about 5:50 a.m. My scheduled alarm is at 6...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,936
Posted By ksryder

ibatngpotswawsbetbhobm* *In before all the...

ibatngpotswawsbetbhobm*

*In before all the nice guys pile on to say "well actually women should be excited to be hit on by me!"
07-09-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,007
Posted By ksryder

For 50 miles of road and 10 miles of gravel I...

For 50 miles of road and 10 miles of gravel I would probably stick with a road tire but go wide, something like the Challenge Strada Bianchi or the Gravelking slicks that mstateglfr mentioned. Won't...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

I have Minneapolis in-laws so I'm basically a...

I have Minneapolis in-laws so I'm basically a resident :lol:

One of the factors that tipped the scales was when I called them to ask some questions and I talked to a real human who rides bikes and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

Speaking of new bikes I haven't said much about...

Speaking of new bikes I haven't said much about it because I was trying to keep low expectations regarding shipping dates but I just got confirmation that the frames have arrived for the Otso Waheela...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 182,056
Posted By ksryder

Get better, Rango!

Get better, Rango!
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