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Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-18, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By danmc

I'm 6'4" and have the same issues as everyone...

I'm 6'4" and have the same issues as everyone else, can't find jerseys that fit. I do love the shorts from Aerotech, great quality and I love the length. Other shorts not meant for tall riders feel...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-18, 07:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 710
Posted By danmc

That looks absolutely wonderful, but I'll take my...

That looks absolutely wonderful, but I'll take my $.10 noodle solution. That thing is for people who buy $50 bells.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-18, 07:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 710
Posted By danmc

Sorry, but it has to be quick, easy, and only use...

Sorry, but it has to be quick, easy, and only use one hand. And I'd lose the rubber bands guaranteed. I'm sloppy and lazy, need easy solutions! :D
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-18, 07:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 710
Posted By danmc

Pool noodle! I had an epiphany.

I was using it wrong before, had cut out separate pieces for each dropout. This way looks like it will work, haven't put it into practice yet though.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-18, 08:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 710
Posted By danmc

As for the sock, I've tried that. The sock tends...

As for the sock, I've tried that. The sock tends to get caught, or it's too big or too small.

The pool noodle I also tried, had mixed results. Should maybe try that again.

Pipe insulation I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-18, 06:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 710
Posted By danmc

Protect fork dropout from scratching car

I prefer to put my bike in the back of my SUV rather than on a rack because I want to keep it out of the elements and away from thieves.

So I take the front wheel off, and then oh so gently and...
08-06-15, 11:13 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,852
Posted By danmc

No mention of "massive guads" yet?

No mention of "massive guads" yet?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-15, 08:34 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,241
Posted By danmc

You forgot the rule about no CF bikes because...

You forgot the rule about no CF bikes because they asplode.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-15, 10:19 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,896
Posted By danmc

Whenever I get honked at by a driver, or yelled...

Whenever I get honked at by a driver, or yelled at by an idiot in the passenger seat, which is extremely rare, I always play out some beautiful revenge fantasy in my mind for the remainder of my ride...
06-18-15, 06:52 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 15,863
Posted By danmc

Shorts such as these:...

Shorts such as these: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004HHNN9M?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_search_detailpage work well. They're tighter fitting than normal shorts so don't flare out when...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-15, 10:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,866
Posted By danmc

Attention admins: you're going to have to start a...

Attention admins: you're going to have to start a segregated "Are black jerseys hotter" thread, like you do for the helmet thread. It's going to start getting ugly! :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-15, 11:37 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 17,309
Posted By danmc

This reminds me of my method to clean a shower...

This reminds me of my method to clean a shower liner:

1) remove the shower liner
2) throw it out and buy a new one
3) who the hell wants to spend time cleaning a moldy shower liner?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-15, 11:29 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,521
Posted By danmc

Gotta love this place. A post on how to launder...

Gotta love this place. A post on how to launder your clothing turns into a pissing match.
Forum: Northeast
05-26-15, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 23,499
Posted By danmc

I ride in very rural areas and there are enough...

I ride in very rural areas and there are enough rednecks passing by in pickup trucks that sticking my thumb out will do the trick (hopefully.) I just have to carry a "Don't Tread On Me" high-vis...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-15, 08:43 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,924
Posted By danmc

I not only listen, I make the music. Hands free,...

I not only listen, I make the music. Hands free, playing an accordian. Helps clear the path on a MUP. No need to signal. For maximum effect, break out the bagpipes.:roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-15, 07:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,722
Posted By danmc

I carry a very thin, light coil lock in my bike...

I carry a very thin, light coil lock in my bike bag to stop someone from just walking off with the bike. It could probably be cut through with kitchen scissors but I only use it for very quick stops...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-15, 07:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 847
Posted By danmc

Wait, you feel unsafe if the cars are going over...

Wait, you feel unsafe if the cars are going over 40 or if you the rider are going over 40?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-15, 07:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,408
Posted By danmc

Tying strings around our massive guads as we...

Tying strings around our massive guads as we drope the hammer?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-15, 06:57 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,722
Posted By danmc

Catheter and Depends :thumb:

Catheter and Depends :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-15, 01:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 847
Posted By danmc

Where the speed limits are under 50 are the urban...

Where the speed limits are under 50 are the urban areas with all the cars. The areas with speed limits over 50 are rural areas with few cars. Just stay off of the thruways and highways and you'll be...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-15, 11:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,684
Posted By danmc

The non-cycling jersey cycling jersey: Alexander...

The non-cycling jersey cycling jersey: Alexander Julian Power Plaid II Short Sleeve Jersey (http://www.performancebike.com/bikes/Product_10052_10551_1173720_-1_400060__400060)

Just got mine in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-15, 11:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,631
Posted By danmc

That's a great blog, southpawboston. Great pics...

That's a great blog, southpawboston. Great pics and stories, perfect to kill time at work with! :)
05-20-15, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By danmc

You can also practice in a doorway or narrow...

You can also practice in a doorway or narrow hallway. I also practiced by going slowly around a baseball diamond in a park right next to my condo.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-15, 09:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,787
Posted By danmc

Ah, the joys of the 41. How about that dude that...

Ah, the joys of the 41. How about that dude that just got banned, posting about his "little 30 mile rides"....you know, when he doesn't have time to knock off a "real" ride (50+ miles).
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-15, 07:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,631
Posted By danmc

I can do repeats on Bopple Hill Road on...

I can do repeats on Bopple Hill Road on Canandaigua Lake for practice https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/349910461 (https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/349910461:giver:)
:giver:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-15, 06:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 872
Posted By danmc

A New Jersey sleeve? Fuggedaboudit! Badda-bing,...

A New Jersey sleeve? Fuggedaboudit! Badda-bing, badda-boom!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-15, 06:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,787
Posted By danmc

I made the mistake of posting my Garmin rides on...

I made the mistake of posting my Garmin rides on Facebook, and now everyone can see my pathetic avg. mph numbers. There should be an opt out button. I'm perfectly happy having them show I just rode...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-15, 06:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,631
Posted By danmc

I'm thinking hauling a wet, muddy bike through a...

I'm thinking hauling a wet, muddy bike through a lobby and onto an elevator up to a second floor room might not work out too well! :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-15, 06:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,631
Posted By danmc

Thanks for all the info!

Thanks for all the info!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-15, 01:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,631
Posted By danmc

If I don't get any substantial responses, I'm...

If I don't get any substantial responses, I'm going to start a new thread with the title, "Matt Lauer, Barry Bonds, and my massive guads". That'll be sure to get the clicks.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-15, 12:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,631
Posted By danmc

Those regional forums are dead. More eyes here....

Those regional forums are dead. More eyes here. Plus the Northeast forum is monopolized by the nuts who live in NYC ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-15, 06:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,631
Posted By danmc

Recommendations for Catskills riding?

I have gone to the Adirondacks in the past but feel like going on a biking trip in June and don't want to deal with black flies (when I'm not biking I'm hiking or kayaking.)

I thought I'd try the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-15, 11:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,787
Posted By danmc

These arguments are stupid. The important...

These arguments are stupid. The important questions are: will he be waving to other riders on his way, and will he stay on the roads or use some MUPs?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-15, 11:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,652
Posted By danmc

I average 30 mph on my rides. I have my wife...

I average 30 mph on my rides. I have my wife drive me up to the top of hills, and pick me up at the bottom. I'm in excellent shape.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-15, 06:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,324
Posted By danmc

I agree with the OP; I'm on here 12 hours a day...

I agree with the OP; I'm on here 12 hours a day and I see the same losers here all the time. Get a life!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-15, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By danmc

I have the 2011 version of that bike, paid $1,100...

I have the 2011 version of that bike, paid $1,100 because I bought it at the dealer in early 2012. Love it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-15, 05:55 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,500
Posted By danmc

Gonna be a gorgeous day here in Western NY! I'll...

Gonna be a gorgeous day here in Western NY! I'll go around Canandaigua Lake, about a 50-mile scenic ride, just hilly enough to make it interesting.

I know this has nothing to do with the OP but do...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-15, 10:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,469
Posted By danmc

Why do we always hear about the disgruntled...

Why do we always hear about the disgruntled workers going on rampages, when most workers are gruntled and have no problem? You never hear about the gruntled people, who make up the majority.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-15, 11:09 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,609
Posted By danmc

I've completely shaved my body of all hair. I...

I've completely shaved my body of all hair. I look like a naked mole rat. That's where the real weight savings and aerodynamics come in.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-14, 10:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 977
Posted By danmc

A true roadie spends as much as the bike on...

A true roadie spends as much as the bike on clothing and accessories, so tell him to keep that in mind. He needs to budget for $200 Assos bibs, a $50 bell, and a $200 taillight. :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-14, 10:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,633
Posted By danmc

Guaranteed he was in full kit.

Guaranteed he was in full kit.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-14, 10:17 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,338
Posted By danmc

Is that a triple negative?

Is that a triple negative?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-14, 07:28 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,056
Posted By danmc

I drove about an hour south of Rochester on...

I drove about an hour south of Rochester on Tuesday and rode out in the boonies in the Southern Tier. One really rural road I was on, about half the drivers waved at me. Car drivers that is. Friendly...
08-25-14, 11:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,948
Posted By danmc

A guy was killed while out jogging in Michigan a...

A guy was killed while out jogging in Michigan a couple of weeks ago by two loose dogs. That's where it comes from.
08-25-14, 05:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,948
Posted By danmc

I was out in the boondocks a couple of weeks ago...

I was out in the boondocks a couple of weeks ago and a huge German Shepard chased me. I realized I couldn't out pedal it so I stopped. It growled a bit but luckily didn't try to bite me. But then all...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-14, 05:58 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,851
Posted By danmc

I just plunked down $180 on a helmet, and $200 on...

I just plunked down $180 on a helmet, and $200 on a taillight. No way I'm spending $450 on a pump (it's on my Christmas list.)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-14, 10:03 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,079
Posted By danmc

Better to waste a CO2 cartridge at home than to...

Better to waste a CO2 cartridge at home than to figure out that you don't know how it works 20 miles from your car, out in the boondocks, with dogs growling and the sound of Duelling Banjos wafting...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-14, 07:23 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,079
Posted By danmc

I've never had luck with any mini-pumps. Of...

I've never had luck with any mini-pumps. Of course I haven't tried all of them. I inflate my 28mm tires to about 100 psi. The CO2 inflator works in about 2 seconds. In fact if you're not totally...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-14, 07:16 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,978
Posted By danmc

I started filling up my water bottles only half...

I started filling up my water bottles only half full, expecting to see an exponential increase in my speed, but with no such luck. I think I should ditch the water bottles and drink from creeks and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-14, 07:18 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,079
Posted By danmc

Those mini-pumps that look really cool don't seem...

Those mini-pumps that look really cool don't seem to do much. You'll spend 20 minutes pumping away to only get it up to a barely rideable level. The Road Morph G seems to be able to get the tire up...
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