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Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By Snotrub

I'm still using my KEO pedals I bought new 15...

I'm still using my KEO pedals I bought new 15 years ago. I go through 2 sets of cleats per year and I never have any problems finding them in stock at any bike shop I've been to. I highly recommend.
03-03-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 424
Posted By Snotrub

I'd recommend liner shorts with a pad. They can...

I'd recommend liner shorts with a pad. They can be worn under any short you want and you still get a little padding for the nether regions.
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03-03-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By Snotrub

I just purchased a Chinook. It does the job...

I just purchased a Chinook. It does the job well, doesn't move around too much and is very stable. I don't mind the frame hook, but I do put a microfiber towel around the top tube where the hook...
03-01-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 298
Posted By Snotrub

One of my most memorable people watching episode...

One of my most memorable people watching episode in NOLA was when my wife and I took the street car all the way up Canal St to the cemeteries late one afternoon. It was quite the event.
03-01-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 298
Posted By Snotrub

My wife and I were planning a trip to NOLA in...

My wife and I were planning a trip to NOLA in April, but with all the COVID shutdowns in LA and especially NO, we decided to dock in Natchez, MS. I'm going to ride the Natchez Trace Parkway a couple...
03-01-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By Snotrub

I thought, and I may be mistaken, that the...

I thought, and I may be mistaken, that the discarding of water bottles inside certain drop zones last season was to keep the spread of COVID from riders to the spectators. I believe I heard either...
03-01-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 485
Posted By Snotrub

Great job!! Now, you will, eventually experience...

Great job!! Now, you will, eventually experience the dreaded fall over at a stop sign/light in front of EVERYONE. Anyone that has switched to clipless pedals has done it. Once done, you have...
03-01-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 807
Posted By Snotrub

Yes, that is very odd. I don't know anyone that...

Yes, that is very odd. I don't know anyone that doesn't own a firearm. ;)
03-01-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 298
Posted By Snotrub

I love NOLA. I'd ride that with you any day. ...

I love NOLA. I'd ride that with you any day. Looks fun.
03-01-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 3,029
Posted By Snotrub

I pretty much ride solo right now. Once I get...

I pretty much ride solo right now. Once I get back into shape, I'll integrate into our local group rides again. Back when I was racing, my schedule was: Monday - recover (solo) or off; Tuesday -...
02-25-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Snotrub

Hi

Hi
02-25-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 655
Posted By Snotrub

I grew up in the Springs and my mom and sister...

I grew up in the Springs and my mom and sister still live there. Spring in the Rockies is magical. It's my least favorite time of year in the Texas Panhandle. Even though the temps are rising, so...
02-24-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,097
Posted By Snotrub

I used to run Rapid Rise XTR on my mountain...

I used to run Rapid Rise XTR on my mountain bikes. I loved it, but not many others did so it went the way of the do do bird. As for disk brakes, I started running disk brakes around 2010 on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,468
Posted By Snotrub

As I watched the TdF and Vuelta this past year, I...

As I watched the TdF and Vuelta this past year, I noticed that the majority of the racers were running disk brakes. The only ones that weren't were the main GC contenders. The commentators...
02-11-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,149
Posted By Snotrub

The OP could have left the last word off of the...

The OP could have left the last word off of the thread title. :D
02-10-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,378
Posted By Snotrub

Took my hardtail out a couple weeks ago. ...

Took my hardtail out a couple weeks ago.

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02-08-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 591
Posted By Snotrub

Nothing could be worse that a bunch of guys...

Nothing could be worse that a bunch of guys dancing around with jockstraps on their heads. Brutal!!
02-05-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,130
Posted By Snotrub

You'll be surprised how much it helps your...

You'll be surprised how much it helps your cycling. Keep at it. :)
02-05-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,002
Posted By Snotrub

Uh........NO!! :lol:

Uh........NO!! :lol:
02-05-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,480
Posted By Snotrub

I'm at work, but the hooks I got at Home Depot...

I'm at work, but the hooks I got at Home Depot for $2 each. They're basically screwed into the center of 5" of 2X4. The hinges are screwed into the 2X6 and the 2X4 on the left side of the 2X4 so...
02-05-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,733
Posted By Snotrub

I always go through my local shop. They were a...

I always go through my local shop. They were a sponsor of mine when I was racing and they are my riding buddies. If they didn't have it or couldn't get it when I first wanted one, I would have looked...
02-05-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,603
Posted By Snotrub

These are in my shop. I just posted my system in...

These are in my shop. I just posted my system in the other bike storage thread here. The only $2,000 dollar bike I have is the CAADX on the far left.
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02-05-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,480
Posted By Snotrub

I bolted a 2X6 to the frame of my metal shop. At...

I bolted a 2X6 to the frame of my metal shop. At first I just had hooks coming straight out from the 2X6, but the bikes took up too much room sticking straight out. So, after seeing a swiveling...
02-05-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,733
Posted By Snotrub

I'm building a second set of wheels for my Domane...

I'm building a second set of wheels for my Domane and have everything except........ a Shimano Cassette. I ordered one a couple weeks ago from my LBS and it was supposed to be here this week. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By Snotrub

That's what I do on my Domane as well with the...

That's what I do on my Domane as well with the exception of the velcro. I may have to add that as the light tilts downward slightly.
02-04-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,088
Posted By Snotrub

That's brutal, SJX. Glad you're ok now. UGH!!

That's brutal, SJX. Glad you're ok now. UGH!!
02-04-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,130
Posted By Snotrub

I lift weights 4 days a week. Chest, shoulders...

I lift weights 4 days a week. Chest, shoulders and tricepts on Mondays and Thursdays and Bi's, back and neck on Tuesday and Fridays. I use Wednesdays as a leg day in the winter months. Leg days...
02-04-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,733
Posted By Snotrub

I sure am glad I bought my two new bikes late...

I sure am glad I bought my two new bikes late last year. Even then, it was tough to get them into my LBS. Both were delayed many times.
02-02-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,953
Posted By Snotrub

I can't believe I just read all of these stories....

I can't believe I just read all of these stories. Loved every one of them.

As for me, I rode bikes all over the place as a kid and loved them. Cars came into play in HS, so I took a break. ...
02-02-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,326
Posted By Snotrub

I started racing mountain bikes in 1995 and raced...

I started racing mountain bikes in 1995 and raced continuously until 2012/13 after my youngest grandson was born (2011). While I was racing and riding, I'd tell people about my grandson and they...
02-02-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,088
Posted By Snotrub

I've had a portion on the bone in my right hip...

I've had a portion on the bone in my right hip carved out and placed in the L5/S1 disk, since I didn't have one anymore. Add a couple of titanium rods and some screws, and I've been good for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,655
Posted By Snotrub

I had to outrun a tornado once. Made it. ...

I had to outrun a tornado once. Made it. Another time I was on our Tuesday fast group ride and a storm hit up pretty hard. 30 mph winds, rain, lightning. There were 7 or 8 of left in the lead...
01-29-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By Snotrub

I've been watching pro cycling for many years and...

I've been watching pro cycling for many years and I've never seen it before. As for other tours, the TdF had a time trial up Alpe d'huez one year, but there wasn't a flat run up to it necessitating...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 799
Posted By Snotrub

I haven't heard NORBA mentioned in quite a while....

I haven't heard NORBA mentioned in quite a while. I remember when NORBA and USCF were sworn enemies.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 799
Posted By Snotrub

I was thinking the same thing. In the 20+ years...

I was thinking the same thing. In the 20+ years I've watched the TdF, I can probably count on both hands how many times I've seen a rider using neutral support. Almost every time they did, they...
01-29-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,545
Posted By Snotrub

I throw mine away when they get too dirty to use...

I throw mine away when they get too dirty to use effectively. Either that or my wife finds my rags and uses them. In that case, I use my old underwear and she leaves them alone. ;)
01-27-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,572
Posted By Snotrub

I liked Anthony and Hannah in the Vuelta...

I liked Anthony and Hannah in the Vuelta coverage. I also heard Anthony solo on a few races, can't remember which ones. I couldn't believe he would provide commentary for hours on end without a...
01-26-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,317
Posted By Snotrub

Oops. I didn't mean to imply that they fell...

Oops. I didn't mean to imply that they fell behind. Just repeating what an insider told me about some shops around the country.
01-26-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,317
Posted By Snotrub

Wow, BSS was a major player in cycling in Central...

Wow, BSS was a major player in cycling in Central Texas. My friend that owns the LBS here told me Trek is gobbling up large, locally owned bike shops around the country. Some, he said, have been...
01-26-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By Snotrub

I like Tom Dom and wish the best for him,...

I like Tom Dom and wish the best for him, regardless of his decision.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,097
Posted By Snotrub

Agreed. It's the worst thing that has come into...

Agreed. It's the worst thing that has come into cycling since EPO.
01-26-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,572
Posted By Snotrub

I like all of those guys, too. :)

I like all of those guys, too. :)
01-25-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,572
Posted By Snotrub

I just hope cycling can find a place on NBC or...

I just hope cycling can find a place on NBC or find a nitche someplace else. I love listening to Bob Roll and Phil Liggett. I sure do miss Paul Sherwin, though.

When I first started watching...
01-25-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,270
Posted By Snotrub

I liked the Tour of California and was bummed it...

I liked the Tour of California and was bummed it was cancelled. I also like the US Pro Challenge in Colorado. My riding buddies and I would make an annual trip to CO to watch a few stages.
01-25-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,270
Posted By Snotrub

For the past 20+ years, I have spent every July,...

For the past 20+ years, I have spent every July, except 2020, engulfed in the traveling spectacle that is the Tour de France. I watch other events throughout spring and summer but the TdF is my...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,473
Posted By Snotrub

I had an Evo Super Six Red Racing and I hated it....

I had an Evo Super Six Red Racing and I hated it. People ask what I didn't like about it and all I could say is that it didn't fit me real well and it was a "hard" bike. Every contact point was...
01-22-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 523
Posted By Snotrub

Not much mountain biking in the area, but lots of...

Not much mountain biking in the area, but lots of road biking. They have a pretty large club scene and several races throughout the year. The only trail I know of there is Double Lake. I raced...
01-22-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,124
Posted By Snotrub

That's my main concern, too. I have a great...

That's my main concern, too. I have a great relationship with one of my LBS and I'm in there a few times a week. They have zero inventory and parts are scarce. Luckily for them, they have been...
01-21-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,461
Posted By Snotrub

^^^This. Squeeze the two side of the brakes...

^^^This. Squeeze the two side of the brakes together and that end shown above should lift right out. Congrats on your new (to you) bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,473
Posted By Snotrub

That's so true. I was on Cannondale for years...

That's so true. I was on Cannondale for years and I really didn't like them as they didn't fit me real well. I'm now back on Trek and love riding again. It's not much fun to ride a bike you don't...
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