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Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2,772
Views: 486,151
Posted By Dan333SP

Rode on the Blue Ridge Parkway yesterday on an...

Rode on the Blue Ridge Parkway yesterday on an absolutely perfect fall day. This is one of the great cycling roads in the world and I will not accept any debate on this.
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Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,923
Posted By Dan333SP

I haven't been, but I've seen it and it looks...

I haven't been, but I've seen it and it looks tasty. I've been trying to get people to refer to Short Pump as ShoPu for a while now, it hasn't stuck yet. If NYC can do that with every neighborhood,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,923
Posted By Dan333SP

My now ex-girlfriend (hence the "major life...

My now ex-girlfriend (hence the "major life upheaval" comments) lives right next to the VMFA on Boulevard, we'd hear packs of idiots on gas-powered bikes and mopeds cruising around in enormous groups...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,923
Posted By Dan333SP

This past weekend was the 1 year anniversary of...

This past weekend was the 1 year anniversary of me having contracted Covid and then developing the blood clot I mentioned later on in the thread. Good news is that despite some major life upheaval...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 11,564
Posted By Dan333SP

Popped in to check on BF, saw a thread about a...

Popped in to check on BF, saw a thread about a shirtless, helmetless dude racing unaware strangers on a hybrid and crashing on a group ride... this forum does not disappoint.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 71,068
Posted By Dan333SP

Love a zombie thread OP appearance.

Love a zombie thread OP appearance.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,923
Posted By Dan333SP

Missed this but I dredged the thread up because...

Missed this but I dredged the thread up because someone else posted about riding post-covid. I had a follow up ultrasound a couple weeks ago and they cleared me, looks like the clot fully resolved...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 265,165
Posted By Dan333SP

My mom and brother visited for thanksgiving, took...

My mom and brother visited for thanksgiving, took them there for exactly that. A friend is one of the brewers so he sent us home with some limited run crowlers. 10/10.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 265,165
Posted By Dan333SP

Yea, DVT most certainly was brought on by Covid,...

Yea, DVT most certainly was brought on by Covid, seems as if the virus did some damage to my blood vessels. I've fully recovered now but it wasn't fun for a while there.

My LBS sells Spec, may...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,679
Posted By Dan333SP

Thanks for the reminder, I've been meaning to...

Thanks for the reminder, I've been meaning to start a thread on whether I got a good deal on my Madone 8 years ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2,772
Views: 486,151
Posted By Dan333SP

Dawn in Miami a few months ago. ...

Dawn in Miami a few months ago.

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,097
Posted By Dan333SP

This is the key to solving all sore-related...

This is the key to solving all sore-related ailments. Quoted for truth. Make sure to grow your nails nice and long, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,923
Posted By Dan333SP

Thanks for checking! I'm doing much better,...

Thanks for checking! I'm doing much better, fortunately. My doc put me on Xarelto which is a newer anticoagulant, I'll be on it for at least 3 months. After going on the medication, I was still in...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,485
Posted By Dan333SP

Another thing about bibs is that, depending on...

Another thing about bibs is that, depending on the cut, they tend to have a bit more material covering you on your hips/back/crotch so you don't get that awkward skin peeking out when you get off the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,923
Posted By Dan333SP

Just to update this thread for anyone who ends up...

Just to update this thread for anyone who ends up searching for covid-related information and didn't see my posts in Addiction, it turns out I developed DVT in one of my legs that is almost certainly...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By Dan333SP

IME, sore legs from running don't really impact...

IME, sore legs from running don't really impact riding all that much other than being uncomfortable. Just keep riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 293,319
Posted By Dan333SP

Get Covid! No need to calorie count! You lose...

Get Covid! No need to calorie count! You lose your appetite and smell, so there's no real desire to consume anything. I dropped from nearly 190 to 175 in the course of 2 weeks. Silver lining indeed.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 293,319
Posted By Dan333SP

Maybe I suck at patching tubes, but I've given up...

Maybe I suck at patching tubes, but I've given up on trying and now just toss punctured tubes. 9 times out of 10 the patch would either fail or slow leak. Guess I need one of those metal roller...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 293,319
Posted By Dan333SP

Yes! Whichever was less concerning for my doctor....

Yes! Whichever was less concerning for my doctor.

I do have good insurance fortunately so I think I'll be getting a script for xarelto.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 293,319
Posted By Dan333SP

I mean just in these past 2 days my grandma also...

I mean just in these past 2 days my grandma also passed and my (separated) wife's father had a massive heart attack, so it's been a lot to deal with on top of having to take unpaid leave from work...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,923
Posted By Dan333SP

Thanks for sharing that link, seems like my...

Thanks for sharing that link, seems like my experience is mild compared to a lot of the posters in that thread, wow.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,923
Posted By Dan333SP

Glad you recovered fully and quickly. I can tell...

Glad you recovered fully and quickly. I can tell you I have no comorbidities, not even close to overweight, no history of asthma or any respiratory issues, I'm in my mid 30s, and was in pretty decent...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,923
Posted By Dan333SP

Thank you! I did exactly what they tell everyone...

Thank you! I did exactly what they tell everyone not to do, I went to a wedding and was careless about my mask. Multiple people tested positive after. In case anyone else needed proof that this...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,895
Posted By Dan333SP

A far cheaper way to not be without your bike...

A far cheaper way to not be without your bike while getting the wheel fixed is to just have a cheap pair of backup wheels. Hell, the shop may even have a wheel they can loan you while they repair the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,370
Posted By Dan333SP

I have a Trek with BB86 pressfit. Despite all the...

I have a Trek with BB86 pressfit. Despite all the hate, I've literally never had a single issue with it and I'm probably at 45,000 miles on the original bearings. Still no play, totally smooth.
02-26-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 32,300
Posted By Dan333SP

I think there's lag both ways, between the power...

I think there's lag both ways, between the power you're putting to the pedals back to the game and also between the game and your smart trainer's resistance setting. Any set of rolling hills like the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,470
Posted By Dan333SP

Not really, tbh, within certain limits. I notice...

Not really, tbh, within certain limits. I notice someone is much smaller than me when I'm trying to draft and can't quite get low enough, this seems to be the case with riders maybe 5'5" and under...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,613
Posted By Dan333SP

The position on the bike will depend on the fit...

The position on the bike will depend on the fit you get. Why don't you measure your current setup and see if an S3 can accommodate what works for you? Someone else's experience with fit on a bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,165
Posted By Dan333SP

TIL that Claris now looks exactly like 105....

TIL that Claris now looks exactly like 105. Shimano really is big on the trickle down tech.
01-13-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 32,300
Posted By Dan333SP

Zwift got me through the entire Mandalorian...

Zwift got me through the entire Mandalorian series recently which reignited my decades-dormant scifi nerdery.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,220
Posted By Dan333SP

Coming off a stomach bug that's kept me off the...

Coming off a stomach bug that's kept me off the bike for a while, this just got me pumped up to go ride. Nothing beats that feeling of absolute freedom, you captured it perfectly.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2,772
Views: 486,151
Posted By Dan333SP

You were just in Mallorca too, no? Would love to...

You were just in Mallorca too, no? Would love to see some empty road photos from there as well!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2,772
Views: 486,151
Posted By Dan333SP

Here was my view last week, riding in the Outer...

Here was my view last week, riding in the Outer Banks while with family for the holiday. Pretty much deserted this time of year, which is simultaneously eerie and wonderful. This is from Kitty Hawk....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2,772
Views: 486,151
Posted By Dan333SP

Lucky duck. I'm sitting here in my office in...

Lucky duck. I'm sitting here in my office in Richmond for the last 7 hours wishing I were "sick" and riding outside in short sleeves.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 43,076
Posted By Dan333SP

They could have at least waited until Friday, not...

They could have at least waited until Friday, not very considerate. How's the resume looking?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 43,076
Posted By Dan333SP

I know the feeling. Ride on Saturday was my first...

I know the feeling. Ride on Saturday was my first outside ride in 2 months thanks to work and baby. Turns out Zwift has kept me in decent shape as I was able to do my first solo 22 mph ride...
12-18-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 32,300
Posted By Dan333SP

Have you told her she needs to vlog every workout...

Have you told her she needs to vlog every workout for the next year or else... ?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,042
Posted By Dan333SP

Not really one ride, more like a few weeks of...

Not really one ride, more like a few weeks of rides, but there was a period from early to late June where I did a BikeMS event one weekend for 175 miles, then rented a road bike in Montreal the...
12-16-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 32,300
Posted By Dan333SP

Our little one just hit 4 months, so my daily...

Our little one just hit 4 months, so my daily routine is just putting her in a little electric swing thing next to the trainer where she smiles and laughs while she watches me suffer each morning for...
12-16-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 32,300
Posted By Dan333SP

One thing that may be of interest... I mentioned...

One thing that may be of interest... I mentioned earlier in the thread how Canyon-SRAM have signed a Zwift competition winner to a contract each year since 2016. Although these ladies aren't winning...
12-16-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 32,300
Posted By Dan333SP

As someone that has raced a real bike plenty of...

As someone that has raced a real bike plenty of times, and has now also started racing a virtual bike, I can tell you that the physical load on my body is exactly the same in a virtual race as it...
12-13-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 32,300
Posted By Dan333SP

This is a weird thing to be disgusted by, tbh. No...

This is a weird thing to be disgusted by, tbh. No one is claiming that Zwift is 1 for 1 directly comparable to real world racing, but the people who are at the top of the Zwift racing ladders are...
12-13-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 32,300
Posted By Dan333SP

Let me rephrase that for you- Anyone who takes...

Let me rephrase that for you- Anyone who takes real bike racing seriously (young and old) know that there's no short cut to structure and it's going to hurt.

IME, a fairly large majority of Zwift...
12-13-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 32,300
Posted By Dan333SP

That's why most of us take it tongue-in-cheek...

That's why most of us take it tongue-in-cheek when talking about "performance" or anything competitive in Zwift, and there's absolutely no harm in that. Like I said, it has been revolutionary for...
12-12-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 32,300
Posted By Dan333SP

I care. A lot. And they care when they expect a...

I care. A lot. And they care when they expect a Ride On in return but instead get a 500 watt kick in the teeth.
12-11-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 32,300
Posted By Dan333SP

This happens to me when I travel and only have...

This happens to me when I travel and only have access to stationary bikes are in the hotel gym. No idea how people can stand those things. I usually end up using the recumbent stationary and...
12-10-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 32,300
Posted By Dan333SP

Another Zwift ProTip: When you're just riding...

Another Zwift ProTip: When you're just riding around minding your own virtual business and you get a wheel sucker, wait until they give you a Ride On and then drope the hamer and ride them off your...
12-09-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 32,300
Posted By Dan333SP

I turned off Zwift sounds and chats a while ago,...

I turned off Zwift sounds and chats a while ago, I am become curmudgeon.
12-09-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 32,300
Posted By Dan333SP

One Zwift ProTip for the masses: Make sure you...

One Zwift ProTip for the masses: Make sure you add your excuse for lack of pace into your user name (and use ALLCAPS) so people know why they're passing you.

Examples:

D. 333SP (65+)
D. 333SP...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 136,833
Posted By Dan333SP

Here’s me riding the real Richmond cobbles last...

Here’s me riding the real Richmond cobbles last month. No jet engine hum, just the sound of my teeth and cables and chain rattling.

New house and new baby means riding outside is next to...
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