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02-20-19, 01:12 PM
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Posted By Lemond1985

Sorry, couldn't resist. ...

Sorry, couldn't resist.

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Forum: Foo
02-20-19, 01:04 PM
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Posted By Lemond1985

AKA "Corpus KISSTI". :D I would imagine that...

AKA "Corpus KISSTI". :D

I would imagine that those guys really need their makeup these days, more than ever.
02-20-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 425
Posted By Lemond1985

One final thing, when riding in traffic, beware...

One final thing, when riding in traffic, beware of the dreaded "right hook". Avoid riding alongside cars, and always be ready to slow down and go around them on the left. I get treated to one of...
02-20-19, 12:28 PM
02-20-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 40
Posted By Lemond1985

Is either set pre-1988? Eroica, something...

Is either set pre-1988? Eroica, something something, yadda, yadda yadda ....
02-20-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 481
Posted By Lemond1985

Stairs are more like climbing a hill with no...

Stairs are more like climbing a hill with no hands on flat pedals. I find they get me out of breath quicker and for a longer duration, than the same perceived effort on a bike, for whatever reason.
02-20-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 208
Posted By Lemond1985

Reminds me of a tech support guy I knew who, when...

Reminds me of a tech support guy I knew who, when he wrote with a felt tip pen on a burnable CD or DVD, would make extra marks below and label them "balance marks" so there was the same amount of ink...
02-20-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 208
Posted By Lemond1985

OK, then I stand corrected. :)

OK, then I stand corrected. :)
Forum: Touring
02-20-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,099
Posted By Lemond1985

In the modern internet age, the acronym "FFS"...

In the modern internet age, the acronym "FFS" means something far different than Shimano probably intended.
02-20-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 529
Posted By Lemond1985

I have been experimenting with this stuff for a...

I have been experimenting with this stuff for a clear finish. Dirt cheap @ $15 a quart.
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02-20-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 208
Posted By Lemond1985

But in the Tour de France it might, once in a...

But in the Tour de France it might, once in a blue moon, after a brutal 180 mile or so stage:

http://www.finishlynx.com/wp-content/uploads/539516_388392977892508_1187534723_n.jpg
02-20-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 425
Posted By Lemond1985

It's also good to know how to ride fast in a...

It's also good to know how to ride fast in a group without crashing and taking a bunch of other people down. I avoid group rides mostly, but it's an essential skill that will eventually come in handy.
02-20-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 971
Posted By Lemond1985

Practice your pigeon English. Always works in the...

Practice your pigeon English. Always works in the movies.
02-20-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 417
Posted By Lemond1985

I recall reading in Bicycling magazine about how...

I recall reading in Bicycling magazine about how as eyes age, it gets more difficult to distinguish light and dark areas of the road (especially in shade or when wearing sunglasses) and so as a...
02-20-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 133
Posted By Lemond1985

Been a miserable winter for training in CA. It's...

Been a miserable winter for training in CA. It's either rain, frost, or strong cold winds. Every. Freakin. Day. This is about the worst winter I can remember in a long while, so plenty of excuses,...
02-20-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 208
Posted By Lemond1985

Yeah, what's next, "Spoke Nipple...

Yeah, what's next, "Spoke Nipple Waxing"?
02-20-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 353
Posted By Lemond1985

"With great bikes, comes great...

"With great bikes, comes great responsibility."
02-20-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 529
Posted By Lemond1985

WOW! Gotta get some of that stuff. Learn...

WOW! Gotta get some of that stuff. Learn something new every day. :) Thanks for the links.
02-20-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 425
Posted By Lemond1985

I found this advice extremely helpful for...

I found this advice extremely helpful for increasing fitness.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FfA6VM7iT4

Also, regarding city traffic, I agree wholeheartedly with venturi95 about hauling azz...
02-20-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,274
Posted By Lemond1985

Bike shops seem to love putting people on frames...

Bike shops seem to love putting people on frames that are (IMO) too small. I'm 5-10" and prefer a 56-58 cm frame. I can't explain, it just "feels right". This, after years of riding 54's and 55's....
02-20-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 529
Posted By Lemond1985

Nice work. I was thinking how Rustoleum has all...

Nice work. I was thinking how Rustoleum has all these custom finishes, like "chalk", "hammered", and "slate". They should make a "simulated rust" finish.
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02-20-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 481
Posted By Lemond1985

Do "girl pushups" count? So many ways of cheating...

Do "girl pushups" count? So many ways of cheating when doing that exercise. I used to see guys in PE class that would do hip thrusts instead of using their arms.

Complicating things is the fact...
02-20-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 208
Posted By Lemond1985

Your valve stem serves as one. You can always...

Your valve stem serves as one. You can always tell your hubs are in good shape when a spinning wheel settles gradually, with the valve stem winding up in the lowest possible spot on the wheel.
02-20-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 971
Posted By Lemond1985

Yep. people in cars just can't resist the urge to...

Yep. people in cars just can't resist the urge to speed up and try to crowd you out at the last second, though admittedly it's probably more complicated than just that.
02-20-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By Lemond1985

As well during as the cringe-worthy apartment...

As well during as the cringe-worthy apartment dance scene.

http://i1.wp.com/www.ruthlessreviews.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/danceoff.jpg
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