Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: raceboy
Showing results 1 to 50 of 481
Search took 0.07 seconds.
Forum: Commuting
03-11-21, 12:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,360
Posted By raceboy

Donít sweat it. Road cyclists, MTBers, commuters...

Donít sweat it. Road cyclists, MTBers, commuters are three different subcultures within cycling. Commuting is anything goes as far as clothes and gear.
03-09-21, 12:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By raceboy

I know there is currently no good way to ride...

I know there is currently no good way to ride from San Pedro to LBC... I was hoping this might be the start of something big!
03-05-21, 12:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By raceboy

Anybody wheel their bike over new Long Beach bridge?

It looks like there is a dedicated bike lane on the ocean facing side. Iím wondering how you get on from Wilmington/Terminal Island...
02-28-21, 12:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,105
Posted By raceboy

The real question is... will the Martians wave...

The real question is... will the Martians wave back at me when I pass them?
02-28-21, 12:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 579
Posted By raceboy

Mine is a 2012 approx. Aluminum frame. $ I paid...

Mine is a 2012 approx. Aluminum frame. $ I paid $425 for it 2014. They are awesome bikes, imho. I toured mine down the CA coast and it is still one of my go-to commuter bikes. I love it.
02-26-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,159
Posted By raceboy

I have a bunion on my right big toe that pushed...

I have a bunion on my right big toe that pushed into the toe next to it and caused a corn to build up. Super painful to walk on. I was thinking amputation of the second toe might be needed! I went to...
02-03-21, 12:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,578
Posted By raceboy

Oh great. Another chain lube thread.

Oh great. Another chain lube thread.
01-20-21, 12:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 735
Posted By raceboy

The exercises I did were designed to straighten...

The exercises I did were designed to straighten my posture. Hard to describe... they were variations “knitting” my shoulder blades together. I highly recommend talking to a physical therapist rather...
01-18-21, 12:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 735
Posted By raceboy

I had a numbness that started in my right hand. I...

I had a numbness that started in my right hand. I tried different padding, handlebar positions, etc., while I kept riding. It then started radiating up my arm and eventually my arm started to weaken....
01-14-21, 12:10 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,544
Posted By raceboy

I like Ďem! More direct control of the shift. I...

I like Ďem! More direct control of the shift. I feel a better connection with the bike. Itís the same reason I like driving stick shift sports cars.
01-12-21, 12:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,171
Posted By raceboy

Physical therapy. Those peeps can give you some...

Physical therapy. Those peeps can give you some great exercises and body mechanics tips. Thatís been my experience.
01-12-21, 12:36 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,840
Posted By raceboy

I never thought about this before. Is Emonda some...

I never thought about this before. Is Emonda some kind of riff on the Lemond name by Trek to avoid trademark infringement?
01-09-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,892
Posted By raceboy

Not for me. One of the great joys of giving up...

Not for me. One of the great joys of giving up booze completely has been the discovery of cycling. I’ve ridden in Belgium, Greece, Austria, Czechia, and all over the American Southwest. Why would I...
01-05-21, 12:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,619
Posted By raceboy

I was in an ER with a severe concussion after a...

I was in an ER with a severe concussion after a bike crash three years ago. That could have easily been a stay in ICU or worse. I am very mortal.
01-05-21, 12:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,619
Posted By raceboy

Speaking for myself, I have had enough traumatic...

Speaking for myself, I have had enough traumatic injuries to know that you can wind up needing intensive care in an instant. Those five dead guys in Las Vegas just thought they were going on a bike...
01-04-21, 12:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,619
Posted By raceboy

I wound up riding my usual 100 plus change last...

I wound up riding my usual 100 plus change last week while being cautious. But the numbers keep going up and I canít control other cars or MUP users. Taking it day by day this week and VO may take a...
12-31-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 78,477
Posted By raceboy

A nice 20-miler with about 5 miles of gentle...

A nice 20-miler with about 5 miles of gentle climbing through the woodsy side of Palms Verdes to close out the year. It was a nice change because the ocean cliffs side is my go-to.
12-30-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,619
Posted By raceboy

Hospitals are full! Are you pulling back on your rides?

I live in L.A. County and ride 100 miles a week, more or less. L.A. County is also where the ICUs and hospitals are at 100% capacity and on the brink of overflowing. Covid is straining the medical...
12-29-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By raceboy

I’ve had a winging scapula. I’m not sure if they...

I’ve had a winging scapula. I’m not sure if they are related or similar. Winging scapula is a result of thoracic nerve damage. Symptoms were reduced range of shoulder motion, weakness, pain.
12-12-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 12,291
Posted By raceboy

I’m a cyclist and this will probably be...

I’m a cyclist and this will probably be unpopular. If they were riding double file and taking the lane on a 75 mph highway as the graphic shows, the ones riding behind the sag vehicle were being...
11-14-20, 12:10 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,598
Posted By raceboy

Pre Covid, my LBS might sneak my bike in and out...

Pre Covid, my LBS might sneak my bike in and out real quick for a small repair or adjustment because Iíve taken my bikes there for years for repairs I canít do at home. I never expected at asked...
09-27-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 16,429
Posted By raceboy

So you are talking about body acceptance. I'm all...

So you are talking about body acceptance. I'm all for that. I never said what the number should be. My experience is that the scale is amore effective tool for keeping me at at my happy weight than a...
09-26-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 16,429
Posted By raceboy

I’d put forth that your brain can distort its...

I’d put forth that your brain can distort its perception of what it sees in the mirror. The number is the number—and it never lies. At least that’s my experience as a lifelong fighter of heavy weight.
09-26-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 16,429
Posted By raceboy

Itís all mechanics. Your gauge is the scale. Food...

Itís all mechanics. Your gauge is the scale. Food and exercise are the levers that control the gauge.
07-11-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 957
Posted By raceboy

It seems to be like that would be more or less a...

It seems to be like that would be more or less a "constant. Whether it's before, after, or during your ride, every time you check your pressure you're going to drain off a few psi. My guess is that...
07-08-20, 11:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 957
Posted By raceboy

Minimal effect. When I raced shifter karts, tire...

Minimal effect. When I raced shifter karts, tire psi would only elevate 2-3 psi during a race. And you could barely touch the surface of the tire after a race because the soft rubber was hot and...
05-25-20, 11:37 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,060
Posted By raceboy

Fred strong.

Fred strong.
05-05-20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,235
Posted By raceboy

This squares with what my LBS told me a few weeks...

This squares with what my LBS told me a few weeks after the CA stay at home went into effect.
05-02-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,009
Posted By raceboy

I own two Novaras, the name for an REI bike...

I own two Novaras, the name for an REI bike before co-op. I really like them both and went on a awesome weeklong tour on my Safari model.
05-02-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,670
Posted By raceboy

Second opinion? A quick web search shows loss of...

Second opinion? A quick web search shows loss of appetite is not that unusual after a stroke. How is your sense of taste and smell?
05-02-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,892
Posted By raceboy

Except wearing a mask is more about protecting...

Except wearing a mask is more about protecting other people, not about protecting yourself.
04-14-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 822
Posted By raceboy

I use one of those skullcap helmet liner...

I use one of those skullcap helmet liner thingies. It works well for me, but I am on the West Coast. Much lower humidity!
04-11-20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,546
Posted By raceboy

I “came to” a few years back during a ride with a...

I “came to” a few years back during a ride with a bloody knee and shoulder, as well as crooked handlebars. I was about a mile away from home so I finished the ride. Me head felt foggy. No memory of...
03-21-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,454
Posted By raceboy

I’m fortunate enough to be in the WFH crowd. I...

I’m fortunate enough to be in the WFH crowd. I don’t usually ride on Saturday, but rolled 30 socially distant solo miles today and wound up with 90 of my 100 per week goal. I was surprised by how...
03-19-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,454
Posted By raceboy

How much longer before Covid shuts down cycling in California?

I know working from home has cut my miles because I get in plenty of bike commuting. How long til we are locked in completely?
03-16-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,689
Posted By raceboy

Also fabulous precision teamwork with the woman...

Also fabulous precision teamwork with the woman who drove the tow car. They really had to work together to keep her in the draft envelope.
03-08-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 78,477
Posted By raceboy

Celebrated the return of DST with a nice mid to...

Celebrated the return of DST with a nice mid to late afternoon 30-miler that combined some scenic hill climbs with beach town rambling. I even had time to stop and change bikes halfway through just...
03-08-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,772
Posted By raceboy

Yes. Big Brother is watching and we’re cool with...

Yes. Big Brother is watching and we’re cool with it as long as he let’s stay in touch with friends for “free” and keeps us from having to go shop in a mall.
02-26-20, 12:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By raceboy

Oh, oh. A disgruntled poster with a gun...

Oh, oh. A disgruntled poster with a gun...
01-25-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By raceboy

Do you know the age of the bike? Do you know or...

Do you know the age of the bike? Do you know or can you find out if it is a steel frame bike? The Shoguns I have seen are 80s steel bikes. Most importantly, have you ridden it? Does it shift smoothly...
01-25-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,454
Posted By raceboy

So sorry to hear this! I know you are local to me...

So sorry to hear this! I know you are local to me from our past PMs. Don’t hesitate to PM me if you need help with anything. I have a 9-5 but available most evenings or weekend days.

raceboy/Kevin
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,801
Posted By raceboy

I shot a man in Reno, just to watch him die. Oh...

I shot a man in Reno, just to watch him die. Oh wait, this is about cycling? We’re cool.
01-24-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,749
Posted By raceboy

I found a Novara Safari that was a few years old...

I found a Novara Safari that was a few years old for $420, IIRC. Iíve stacked about 10k on it, including a tour
and some century days. In fact, I rode it on a 30 mile work commute today. I love that...
01-09-20, 12:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,179
Posted By raceboy

The out takes at the end of the video make you...

The out takes at the end of the video make you realize that his near misses and recoveries are as awesome as when he nails each stunt. Kudos to the editor(s). They always make the talent look good.
12-26-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,396
Posted By raceboy

Yes. The real gift here is Peloton actor in...

Yes. The real gift here is Peloton actor in publicity stunt to try and jump start real gf’s acting/modeling career.
12-14-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,044
Posted By raceboy

I have an old bike I use for donor parts and it...

I have an old bike I use for donor parts and it is to the point where I should donate it to the co-op so they can rebuild it and sell it. Yet it never seems to have gotten there... procrastination.
11-23-19, 12:00 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,789
Posted By raceboy

I must have an easy going arse because I’ve only...

I must have an easy going arse because I’ve only had to change out a saddle once—and that was on a vintage Centurion. I replaced it with the stock saddle that came on a $500 Specialized mountain...
11-22-19, 11:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,591
Posted By raceboy

I’m surprised the kid didn’t hop back off the...

I’m surprised the kid didn’t hop back off the bike and say, “Dude, this thing is effed up.”
11-20-19, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 122,828
Posted By raceboy

I love the decal on your top tube with the Woody...

I love the decal on your top tube with the Woody Guthrie-ish saying!
Showing results 1 to 50 of 481
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.