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06-13-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,087
Posted By pickettt

I own a company and a cycling friend of mine...

I own a company and a cycling friend of mine asked me to sponsor a local high school team. I went out to one of the hs MTB races and was astonished at the participation level. It’s like XC...
06-08-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,087
Posted By pickettt

Well, my kid’s doing his part. ...

Well, my kid’s doing his part.

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05-11-19, 05:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,783
Posted By pickettt

People are miserable, on the way to their daily...

People are miserable, on the way to their daily grinds. It’s an unintentional taunt that you’re out enjoying yourself at that same time. Kits as opposed to casual attire? Perhaps they see people...
05-05-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By pickettt

https://relaxtheback.com/products/treat-your-own-n...

https://relaxtheback.com/products/treat-your-own-neck-book
05-05-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,636
Posted By pickettt

If it is "correct," then I think a lot of bikes...

If it is "correct," then I think a lot of bikes are being classified as mountain bikes the aren't really so.
05-05-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,636
Posted By pickettt

Now every non-cyclist with $3000 or a credit card...

Now every non-cyclist with $3000 or a credit card has to have a road bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,569
Posted By pickettt

It’s a good place to start.

It’s a good place to start.
04-19-19, 10:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,251
Posted By pickettt

I live quite well, actually.

I live quite well, actually.
04-19-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,578
Posted By pickettt

They may be “participating”, I wouldn’t call it...

They may be “participating”, I wouldn’t call it dominating.
04-18-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,620
Posted By pickettt

:thumb:

:thumb:
04-18-19, 09:52 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,578
Posted By pickettt

How the hell would I know what rich people do?...

How the hell would I know what rich people do? :lol:
04-18-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,251
Posted By pickettt

The experts recommend you troll somewhere else.

The experts recommend you troll somewhere else.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,645
Posted By pickettt

I have a Podium 7, running 25mm Schwalbe One with...

I have a Podium 7, running 25mm Schwalbe One with plenty of room. I believe the Schwalbe 25mm to be wider than the Continental gp4000 25mm on a given width rim.
04-17-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 21,318
Posted By pickettt

Campy is not trying to fit every bike on the...

Campy is not trying to fit every bike on the planet with its components. There are still enough exacting cyclists out there to support them. Greed isn't their business model.
04-17-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 21,318
Posted By pickettt

To be fair, "before the internet thing," cycling...

To be fair, "before the internet thing," cycling was not nearly as popular as it is now. So if small cycling businesses were closing before, it may have been because they didn't have the customer...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-19, 10:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,448
Posted By pickettt

I can say with confidence that there is nothing...

I can say with confidence that there is nothing that will PUNCTURE a tubeless tire that won't puncture a tubed tire as well.
04-15-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By pickettt

I am quite particular about geometry and fit. ...

I am quite particular about geometry and fit. However, I've found that when I have to make subtle changes when moving to a new bike, it really takes no time to get used to. Ideally, we'd never have...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By pickettt

My Garmin 820's been telling me my power meter...

My Garmin 820's been telling me my power meter battery is low for the last 6 months.....but it appears to record power accurately.
04-15-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,281
Posted By pickettt

They're an even bigger waste of money when you...

They're an even bigger waste of money when you cut them in half.
04-09-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By pickettt

I keep just short of a full shop at home....which...

I keep just short of a full shop at home....which includes about a dozen different bottom bracket tools because it's obviously too hard for the industry to agree on a standard. :wtf: Seriously...
04-08-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,806
Posted By pickettt

I'm 5'10. At the time, I was very lean. I'd say...

I'm 5'10. At the time, I was very lean. I'd say of the different disciplines of bike racing, XC requires the most upper body strength. That's not to say you should bulk up, but don't neglect your...
04-07-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,806
Posted By pickettt

I moved into to Pro XC class at 148 lbs, and I...

I moved into to Pro XC class at 148 lbs, and I was finishing nearly last every race. I put on 5 lbs. of muscle, and started riding farther and faster than I had ever done before.....and on the same...
04-07-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,806
Posted By pickettt

I'm not trying to convince anyone, but I'll take...

I'm not trying to convince anyone, but I'll take the lighter bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 30,503
Posted By pickettt

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My son's custom 20" Plante Cycles. Technically not a mini-velo, but a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 26,290
Views: 16,202,211
Posted By pickettt

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My son's custom 20" Plante Cycles.
04-05-19, 08:22 PM
04-05-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 21,318
Posted By pickettt

If you believe online shopping is great, and you...

If you believe online shopping is great, and you believe shopping at your local bike shop sucks, then buy online and stay out of your local shop. Your problem is solved.
Forum: BMX
04-05-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,428
Posted By pickettt

Right....it's just not SBS distributing them...

Right....it's just not SBS distributing them anymore.
04-04-19, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By pickettt

My son was using a Strider for a walker before he...

My son was using a Strider for a walker before he could walk, gliding at a year old, pedaling a bike before two years old. Raise your son's saddle so that he's on his tiptoes to touch the ground,...
Forum: BMX
04-04-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,428
Posted By pickettt

Not anymore. Not it's part of a Chinese...

Not anymore. Not it's part of a Chinese conglomerate.
02-14-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,081
Posted By pickettt

Do you wear a helmet in your car? Or can we...

Do you wear a helmet in your car? Or can we agree that those are two separate situations?
01-05-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,948
Posted By pickettt

Steel, IF I'm going to be on it for 2 hours or...

Steel, IF I'm going to be on it for 2 hours or more. If I'm racing, then aluminum or carbon.
03-20-18, 02:03 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 11,502
Posted By pickettt

Left thumb for sweat, right thumb for snot....and...

Left thumb for sweat, right thumb for snot....and never the twain shall mix.
03-14-18, 05:27 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 11,502
Posted By pickettt

That's cool. I've been racing bikes of some...

That's cool. I've been racing bikes of some discipline for 33 years (BMX, road, 'cross, MTB), 4 of them pro XC MTB. The reason I always wear full finger gloves (even in 100 degree temps) is because...
03-14-18, 02:06 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 11,502
Posted By pickettt

The OP didn't suggest that anyone should change...

The OP didn't suggest that anyone should change anything he or she was doing, but rather asked the reasoning behind it. Perhaps, the answer might make a lot of sense to him and he'd start riding...
03-08-18, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,110
Posted By pickettt

Kali does also.

Kali does also.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-18, 04:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,973
Posted By pickettt

I wasn't offended, I was wrong. Make sure...

I wasn't offended, I was wrong.


Make sure to get a screenshot, you won't find many admissions like that on this forum.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-18, 03:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,973
Posted By pickettt

Right. Momentary lapse.

Right. Momentary lapse.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-18, 01:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,973
Posted By pickettt

My Breakaway Cross will hold a 33c in the rear...

My Breakaway Cross will hold a 33c in the rear and 48c in front


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Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-18, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 307,034
Posted By pickettt

So then, if while driving, you're being tailgated...

So then, if while driving, you're being tailgated and the offender is pulled over, you can say, "Officer, it's okay, this person has been invited to tailgate, but that one doesn't." You think it...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-18, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 307,034
Posted By pickettt

So your tactic is to hope they believe your...

So your tactic is to hope they believe your misinformation?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-18, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 307,034
Posted By pickettt

Nonsense. If you can't differentiate between...

Nonsense. If you can't differentiate between your property and public roads, it does no good to have this conversation. That being said, I get it, there are guys I don't like on rides either, but...
02-27-18, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By pickettt

I display 3 seconds.

I display 3 seconds.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-18, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By pickettt

Superfeet has got a cycling specific insole, I...

Superfeet has got a cycling specific insole, I use them.....and I may have the world's flattest feet.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-18, 02:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,637
Posted By pickettt

You'll be faster because you can't slow down.

You'll be faster because you can't slow down.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-18, 01:48 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,237
Posted By pickettt

You would purposely jeopardize another cyclist's...

You would purposely jeopardize another cyclist's safety because you don't like him or her riding behind you?
02-20-18, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By pickettt

Welcome back! Ride it 'til something breaks,...

Welcome back! Ride it 'til something breaks, then worry about upgrades.
02-19-18, 08:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,205
Posted By pickettt

If you have to ask......replace it.

If you have to ask......replace it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-18, 08:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,520
Posted By pickettt

I would say yes and no. Rather, no and yes; No,...

I would say yes and no. Rather, no and yes; No, it did not cause the loss of traction, but the tire rolled before the crash, making it near impossible to recover (not that that one was going to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-18, 04:20 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,600
Posted By pickettt

Man, I've worn two different gloves on a ride...

Man, I've worn two different gloves on a ride before.....on several occasions.
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