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06-16-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,087
Posted By Dr.Lou

Until recently I was getting in 5000 to 6000 a...

Until recently I was getting in 5000 to 6000 a year, however since I started consulting in the Philippines I haven't been able to get in any real distance; the traffic in Metro Manila prohibits any...
06-16-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,087
Posted By Dr.Lou

Miles not moles.. Avogadro would be proud of...

Miles not moles..
Avogadro would be proud of you :)
06-16-19, 05:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By Dr.Lou

Been doing it for years, sometimes with the bikes...

Been doing it for years, sometimes with the bikes hanging for 12 months at time without ill effect. I work overseas and have bikes scattered about the planet.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 11:45 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,856
Posted By Dr.Lou

Noted

Noted
06-12-19, 12:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 863
Posted By Dr.Lou

Sublime!! I am green with envy

Sublime!!
I am green with envy
06-11-19, 11:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,010
Posted By Dr.Lou

Confession time. Been using Look Delta...

Confession time. Been using Look Delta cleats/pedals on my road bikes for the past 20+ years and have fallen 3-4 times due to brain fart - always on my left side while maintaining both hands on the...
06-11-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,354
Posted By Dr.Lou

^^^^^^ this

^^^^^^
this
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,535
Posted By Dr.Lou

For me it’s not worth it to save 1/2 a pound, but...

For me it’s not worth it to save 1/2 a pound, but I’d gladly pay it if I thought the wheels were cool and they put a smile on my face.
06-11-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,751
Posted By Dr.Lou

Only when stealing your bike :D Sorry I...

Only when stealing your bike :D

Sorry I forgot the smiley face in my original post. :D
06-11-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,751
Posted By Dr.Lou

As a former bike cop I can tell you I never...

As a former bike cop I can tell you I never encountered such a scenario. That said, there’s no road bike that could out run my radio...or Sig Sauer.
06-11-19, 03:32 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,870
Posted By Dr.Lou

Exactly! As a retired cop/paramedic, there’s...

Exactly! As a retired cop/paramedic, there’s nothing more annoying than someone wanting to inject themselves into situations where they have nothing meaningful to offer. Generally well meaning, but...
06-10-19, 01:24 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,972
Posted By Dr.Lou

My biggest fear is that the wife sells my bikes...

My biggest fear is that the wife sells my bikes and guns for what I told her I paid for them :D
06-10-19, 01:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,377
Posted By Dr.Lou

My Holy Grail head badge: “Look, it's my duty as...

My Holy Grail head badge: “Look, it's my duty as a knight to sample as much peril as I can.” :D
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,501
Posted By Dr.Lou

Hmmm Ive only seen the lemon lime and orange,...

Hmmm
Ive only seen the lemon lime and orange, don’t recall the fruit punch. That big tub o lemon lime lasted forever.

McDonald’s big breakfast and some Sundown would be a great way to start the...
06-08-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,404
Posted By Dr.Lou

All the above and I ride the C5 and surface...

All the above and I ride the C5 and surface streets in Metro-Manila during rush hour, sometimes after dark without my cape, jockstrap or blinky light in the back. To quote Sir Galahad: “Look, it's my...
06-06-19, 10:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,127
Posted By Dr.Lou

For my purposes the Garmin 200 does more than I...

For my purposes the Garmin 200 does more than I need. I have mounts on all my bikes, just move it from bike to bike.
06-06-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,478
Posted By Dr.Lou

Great workout for my new Perazzi. :D

Great workout for my new Perazzi. :D
Forum: Fatbikes
06-05-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,995
Posted By Dr.Lou

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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06-04-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,311
Posted By Dr.Lou

My ex wife thinks I am dog...

My ex wife thinks I am dog...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 05:41 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,578
Posted By Dr.Lou

A this moment in time I share the same view, who...

A this moment in time I share the same view, who knows what I’ll think in the future.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 03:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 929
Posted By Dr.Lou

I enjoyed a 40km group ride with the Sick Riders...

I enjoyed a 40km group ride with the Sick Riders to Timberland, Rizal, Philippines. ...
06-03-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,122
Posted By Dr.Lou

:D Actually I am just the opposite, I use SPF 70...

:D Actually I am just the opposite, I use SPF 70 or higher for chain lube. Smells much better than WD40 or olive oil.
06-03-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,922
Posted By Dr.Lou

That's true, but glass installers aren't...

That's true, but glass installers aren't subjecting their glass to the same stresses as the same glass going down the freeway at 70mph with a bike attached. :D

I briefly had a Sea Sucker bike rack...
06-03-19, 04:47 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,387
Posted By Dr.Lou

Another vote for basic, cheap water bottles,...

Another vote for basic, cheap water bottles, Camelbacks if I find them on sale...or along the MUT. :D I have a couple insulated bottles, but seldom use them.
06-03-19, 12:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,177
Posted By Dr.Lou

^^^^^^^^^ Same here!

^^^^^^^^^
Same here!
06-02-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,177
Posted By Dr.Lou

Until I bought my Salsa Mukluk I’d never seen top...

Until I bought my Salsa Mukluk I’d never seen top tube mounts. Although I probably wouldn’t use one on a road bike, I like the utility provided for touring, adventure, fat and mountain bikes. I put a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,501
Posted By Dr.Lou

Usually just water, sometimes a “little”...

Usually just water, sometimes a “little” lemon/lime Gatorade. I’ve survived just fine without fancy astronaut crap.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,838
Posted By Dr.Lou

I know!! Looks like he hit an IED :D

I know!! Looks like he hit an IED :D
Forum: Fatbikes
05-30-19, 10:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,635
Posted By Dr.Lou

How many 16 gr cartridges needed for 10 lbs in...

How many 16 gr cartridges needed for 10 lbs in 26x4.8?

Thanks
05-30-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,039
Posted By Dr.Lou

If you and the seller are happy, it was a good...

If you and the seller are happy, it was a good deal. :)
05-30-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,728
Posted By Dr.Lou

New tube with CO2 takes 5-10 minutes. I haven't...

New tube with CO2 takes 5-10 minutes. I haven't patched a tube since I was a kid.
05-30-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By Dr.Lou

Amen!!!

Amen!!!
05-29-19, 04:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 987
Posted By Dr.Lou

Marin Four Corners - standard. $1,000. Steel...

Marin Four Corners - standard. $1,000. Steel frame with a more upright position, especially if you flip the stem. It’s spec’d for specifically for adventure, touring and gravel....
05-29-19, 12:58 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 60,068
Posted By Dr.Lou

I have 3 Nagos but my ‘03 MXL is the only one...

I have 3 Nagos but my ‘03 MXL is the only one made of steel....
05-29-19, 12:23 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,403
Posted By Dr.Lou

Now that's some sexy steel!! I need a cold shower

Now that's some sexy steel!! I need a cold shower
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,856
Posted By Dr.Lou

Yes, it does!! ...

Yes, it does!!

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1200/0bf41d79_5fea_40b9_8190_4f51f8f5a246_5580df70f873f0f5b54d839bb74ec76e8e15a133.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 09:36 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,856
Posted By Dr.Lou

Sorry about that, I knew they weren't the best,...

Sorry about that, I knew they weren't the best, but it's the best I have; the bikes are in the USA and I am in the Philippines working. :)
05-28-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,346
Posted By Dr.Lou

^^^^^^^^^ It's been used in tire shops forever....

^^^^^^^^^
It's been used in tire shops forever.

That said, I couldn't imagine trying to get those on Campy Protons.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,151
Posted By Dr.Lou

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ This! I...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
This!

I have both and never had trouble with either, same with bibs - I have many sets of cycling clothes in the rotation so none get used repeatedly. The only...
05-28-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,567
Posted By Dr.Lou

When I was a kid in the early 70's I had a BSA...

When I was a kid in the early 70's I had a BSA Panther, which was similar to the more expensive Raleigh Chopper, both had smaller from tires. I was the baddest mofo on the hill!!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 12:07 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,856
Posted By Dr.Lou

I like the mix of old school lugged frames, CF...

I like the mix of old school lugged frames, CF and fine Italian craftsmanship. My C50 gives me all those things in one bike....
05-27-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,924
Posted By Dr.Lou

It looks cool. Reminds me of the guys on the...

It looks cool.
Reminds me of the guys on the MUT riding TT bikes with aero wheels, storm trooper helmet, shaved legs, matching water bottles, full USPS kit, who are training for the Tour de Krispy...
05-27-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 29,689
Posted By Dr.Lou

Abs?

Abs?
05-27-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,537
Posted By Dr.Lou

The noodle may be the bike flag of the 21st...

The noodle may be the bike flag of the 21st century...
As a kid, I loved my bike flag. Too young to appreciate it for safety reasons, I just thought it was cool. Not feeling the same coolness for...
Forum: Fatbikes
05-27-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,202
Posted By Dr.Lou

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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...
05-27-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 71,869
Posted By Dr.Lou

Just picked up a Brooks B17 green apple saddle...

Just picked up a Brooks B17 green apple saddle and similarly colored CB Mallet E pedals. I also replaced the stock brake rotors with floating rotors and increased the front from 160 to 180, didn’t...
05-27-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,599
Posted By Dr.Lou

Yes, I am retired from CA, but now work in...

Yes, I am retired from CA, but now work in Manila. Not wanting to bring my Nagos over because of the rough conditions, I stopped in a LBS to buy a fat bike and saw the Marin. Bought the Marin and...
05-27-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,599
Posted By Dr.Lou

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Marin Four Corners Elite. I just replaced the...
05-27-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,537
Posted By Dr.Lou

I couldn’t agree more. Nothing worse than...

I couldn’t agree more. Nothing worse than vintage, Italian steel adorned with a neon pink pool noodle; however, they look at home on an SWorks or Cervelo. :D
05-27-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 858
Posted By Dr.Lou

I concur, as long as temps don’t drop below 0C

I concur, as long as temps don’t drop below 0C
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