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Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,731
Posted By bikejrff

Where I live in northeast Indiana, the scenery...

Where I live in northeast Indiana, the scenery (cornfield or soybean field) riding gravel roads is the same as "paved" chip and seals roads. I'd rather ride the smoother road, never more than one or...
02-03-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,212
Posted By bikejrff

I think black bikes are ugly...and everybody has...

I think black bikes are ugly...and everybody has them now.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,691
Posted By bikejrff

1. 162 miles (R.A.I.N.) 2. 59 miles* 3. 20...

1. 162 miles (R.A.I.N.)
2. 59 miles*
3. 20 miles**

*59 mile average ride on 187 rides was my best in 2016. That number has been going down the past few years due injury and medical issues. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,385
Posted By bikejrff

I have well over a dozen pairs of shoes. ...

I have well over a dozen pairs of shoes. Presently snowbirding in Florida so I can't actually count them but probably have close to 20 pairs of bike shoes. I'm a jersey and shoe *****.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,259
Posted By bikejrff

This drives me NUTS! After suffering major leg...

This drives me NUTS! After suffering major leg injury five years ago I have no torque, especially from a standing or slow rolling stop. I stopped riding with the A & B groups of local cycling club...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,259
Posted By bikejrff

I have the same problem and I really want to ride...

I have the same problem and I really want to ride with my group of friends. Our group can number as high as 15, normally 8-12. Seems about half the group is itchy to pretend we can still be fast...
11-15-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,080
Posted By bikejrff

I see what you did there.

I see what you did there.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,124
Posted By bikejrff

https://www.performancebike.com/elite-byasi-tool-h...

https://www.performancebike.com/elite-byasi-tool-holder-bottle-cage-storage-black-750ml-0111804/p326873?gclid=Cj0KCQjwr-_tBRCMARIsAN413WQc2o2VhE6gZ50VuewlyJjv1DNnuHiXNXQTJiQIJ7Wwpdm92CV8HyIaAhFeEALw_w...
11-01-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,387
Posted By bikejrff

Have a good friend who got a NOS Litespeed T3 for...

Have a good friend who got a NOS Litespeed T3 for $1300. Full Ultegra.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 28,242
Posted By bikejrff

Though I don't ride century rides any longer, in...

Though I don't ride century rides any longer, in the past 5 years or so I have completed over 75 of them. I never really "relished" or ever even thought of them as some kind of achievement, just a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,466
Posted By bikejrff

I have a buddy I used to smoke and I was riding...

I have a buddy I used to smoke and I was riding my $1200 Bianchi Vigorelli SRAM Apex (steel). He bought a Tarmac. I still smoked him. He got carbon wheels. I still smoked him. And he's younger...
09-23-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,861
Posted By bikejrff

I recently experienced a very unexpected and...

I recently experienced a very unexpected and serious pulmonary embolism. The pulmonologists were convinced that cycling had saved my life by strengthening my heart and lungs. Age 61
08-26-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,244
Posted By bikejrff

Money is for spending, not hoarding and life is...

Money is for spending, not hoarding and life is short.
07-15-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,691
Posted By bikejrff

I agree, every ride is a good ride. We are in...

I agree, every ride is a good ride. We are in the process of moving to a temporary rental home. It is only six tenths of a mile from our home of 22 years. A couple of weeks ago my blood clots came...
07-12-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 40,586
Posted By bikejrff

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closest I have
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,610
Posted By bikejrff

I have cycling buds that have the same view and I...

I have cycling buds that have the same view and I will never understand the logic of this argument. Never.
06-23-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,582
Posted By bikejrff

A big yes to this post. I wear Champion or...

A big yes to this post. I wear Champion or Starter polyester/spandex compression briefs under my bibs. Much better as far as fit and compression and more easily replaceable than bibs/shorts that...
04-29-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,214
Posted By bikejrff

Well that was a mouthful.

Well that was a mouthful.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By bikejrff

I have a 2011 CAAD 10. Great bike for as many...

I have a 2011 CAAD 10. Great bike for as many miles as you want, I've done a few century rides and find that it is as comfortable to ride as my Trek Madone (6 series) and my Cannondale SuperSix. So...
03-25-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,329
Posted By bikejrff

I too am over the carbon hype. I get a kick out...

I too am over the carbon hype. I get a kick out of all the cyclists here that are so excited about their new light weight carbon bikes and all they ever ride is the flats. An overpass is a"huge"...
03-14-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,449
Posted By bikejrff

Work stand and titanium frames.

Work stand and titanium frames.
03-14-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,828
Posted By bikejrff

"Gearing issue" sounds like perfect reason to...

"Gearing issue" sounds like perfect reason to acquire a new bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,611
Posted By bikejrff

Very nice bike.

Very nice bike.
03-05-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,729
Posted By bikejrff

I cheated, spent Jan/Feb in Florida panhandle &...

I cheated, spent Jan/Feb in Florida panhandle & rode 1500 miles. Now that I am back in Indiana am waiting for dry roads and sunshine. I'll do 20-30 mile rides with temps in the mid 40's as long as...
02-12-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,515
Posted By bikejrff

The only thing I have never forgotten is my bike.

The only thing I have never forgotten is my bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,828
Posted By bikejrff

Same for new wheels.

Same for new wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-18, 05:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,677
Posted By bikejrff

Great review, nice bike. In the photo your T6...

Great review, nice bike. In the photo your T6 looks like a brushed finish, not polished?
10-31-18, 04:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,440
Posted By bikejrff

yes to Fizik 2.5. I used to use Lizard Skin but...

yes to Fizik 2.5. I used to use Lizard Skin but everyone is correct, it wears poorly and quickly.
10-31-18, 04:10 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,121
Posted By bikejrff

Great book.

Great book.
10-15-18, 01:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,819
Posted By bikejrff

This.

This.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-18, 05:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 951
Posted By bikejrff

Ride titanium.

Ride titanium.
08-17-18, 12:13 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,905
Posted By bikejrff

I ride solo most of the time and all of MY rides...

I ride solo most of the time and all of MY rides leave on time.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-18, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2,837
Views: 738,285
Posted By bikejrff

I recently downsized by three carbon road bikes. ...

I recently downsized by three carbon road bikes. I've become spoiled riding titanium.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-18, 08:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,163
Posted By bikejrff

Four years ago it seems like all of us were...

Four years ago it seems like all of us were riding Trek carbon bikes. Recently our informal weekend group recently had 7 ti-bikes out of ten riders. Three of my friends own 5 Palmares between them....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-18, 05:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,176
Posted By bikejrff

Here's my 2 cents. I was building my "dream" bike...

Here's my 2 cents. I was building my "dream" bike and my "guru" suggested carbon wheels. I have some pretty decent aluminum wheels on my other bikes. Wheelsets by November, Psimet & Boyd, using CK &...
07-15-18, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By bikejrff

Kudos for the thread title.

Kudos for the thread title.
07-12-18, 07:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,133
Posted By bikejrff

Finally, it's gonna pay off!

Finally, it's gonna pay off!
06-29-18, 02:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,300
Posted By bikejrff

Nice

Nice
06-28-18, 05:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,300
Posted By bikejrff

My pics are terrible, the frame is polished ti

My pics are terrible, the frame is polished ti
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-18, 11:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,765
Posted By bikejrff

Finally brought my R260 home this week, waiting...

Finally brought my R260 home this week, waiting for a dry day to ride it.https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dsc00194_e8d3e22ce239cf7684ec5d4e4464effbd2273a3e.jpg
06-21-18, 10:56 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,300
Posted By bikejrff

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This is probably my last bike. 2018 Lynskey R260
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-18, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,314
Posted By bikejrff

Suggest this wheel builder. ...

Suggest this wheel builder. https://sparkwheelworks.com/home
05-24-18, 08:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,300
Posted By bikejrff

I am following your threads regarding your R260. ...

I am following your threads regarding your R260. I finally have my R260 frame, wheels, etc and am "patiently" waiting for the bike build here locally.
05-14-18, 07:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,300
Posted By bikejrff

I just love this post.

I just love this post.
05-12-18, 04:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,300
Posted By bikejrff

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My Litespeed T5
05-12-18, 04:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,300
Posted By bikejrff

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My Lynskey Peloton
04-22-18, 06:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,239
Posted By bikejrff

New groupset looks great. Enjoy the bike now.

New groupset looks great. Enjoy the bike now.
04-14-18, 11:53 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,826
Posted By bikejrff

If you are a guy , I am looking only at your...

If you are a guy , I am looking only at your bike. If you're a female, I am looking at you first, then your bike.
03-25-18, 02:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,902
Posted By bikejrff

Wife and I are from Fort Wayne, we've spent the...

Wife and I are from Fort Wayne, we've spent the past three winters (Jan-Feb) in Miramar Beach. My wife doesn't ride but I have 5,000 miles in those three winters. All three kids/families are alive...
03-25-18, 02:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,585
Posted By bikejrff

Who here likes looking at their bike? Me.

Who here likes looking at their bike? Me.
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