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06-17-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 276
Posted By kahn

Teach a man to fish....

Teach a man to fish....
06-17-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 733
Posted By kahn

I've always been of the mind, if it is wet, I'm...

I've always been of the mind, if it is wet, I'm good. Colder water may be refreshing and I guess if you are somewhat overheated it might help reduce body temp. But I just want water.
06-17-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 398
Posted By kahn

One more rule I had never heard of. Mine fit,...

One more rule I had never heard of. Mine fit, with some weaving under the straps as I put them on after the helmet. So thankful that the weather has warmed and the covid mask does not cause...
06-17-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 398
Posted By kahn

That's because they could never decide if the...

That's because they could never decide if the glasses went over or under the straps and decided to eliminate the straps and helmet question entirely.
06-16-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 177,549
Posted By kahn

22.7 and about 1,100 gain. Lots of water views. ...

22.7 and about 1,100 gain. Lots of water views. Nice day and when I had returned home they had finished pouring a two car wide, deep driveway and seven front stairs and new walkway to the porch. ...
06-16-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 631
Posted By kahn

The one time I used one, I did not have one. ...

The one time I used one, I did not have one. Borrowed from a cross-country cyclist who happened to pass us on the North Cascades highway. At the end of the process it looked as if I had on elbow...
06-16-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 803
Posted By kahn

Just about a month ago, pedaling along and, oh,...

Just about a month ago, pedaling along and, oh, damn, squishy. Unlike the prior flat where finding a tiny glass shard was near impossible, this was easy. As I walked to the sidewalk, yup, a staple...
06-15-21, 10:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,335
Posted By kahn

So which one did you finally opt for? Was it the...

So which one did you finally opt for? Was it the Brand: VANTEN. (https://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=bl_dp_s_web_0?ie=UTF8&search-type=ss&index=sports&field-keywords=VANTEN)Did you just use it or also...
06-14-21, 10:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 803
Posted By kahn

I've read some suggestions to drag a cotton ball...

I've read some suggestions to drag a cotton ball around the inside where the cotton fibers gets caught on the sharp object whether a shard of glass, a thorn or piece of metal. Probably would save...
06-14-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 382
Posted By kahn

My roof rack went out with the taller Subaru...

My roof rack went out with the taller Subaru Outback (2014). Trying the ladder routine was just not safe!
06-14-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By kahn

Yup, big news here in Seattle at the time: ...

Yup, big news here in Seattle at the time:

https://abcnews.go.com/US/cougar-kills-mountain-biker-injures-fellow-rider-washington/story?id=55304163

Lots of hikers and mt bikers in that area.
06-14-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,286
Posted By kahn

What color makes you go "hillier!"

What color makes you go "hillier!"
06-14-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,927
Posted By kahn

Reviews remind me of "Tale of Two Cities" - It...

Reviews remind me of "Tale of Two Cities" - It was the best of times, It was the worst of times. "Best product I've ever purchased. Absolutely perfect." Next review: "I've never received such shoddy...
06-14-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 382
Posted By kahn

I think the Kuat comes in both hitch sizes. An...

I think the Kuat comes in both hitch sizes. An adapter adds more length and also, I believe, introduces more sway or wobble.
06-12-21, 10:39 PM
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Views: 177,549
Posted By kahn

20.1 and about 900 feet of gain.

20.1 and about 900 feet of gain.
06-12-21, 12:15 PM
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Views: 177,549
Posted By kahn

One of THOSE days! Better ride next time.

One of THOSE days!

Better ride next time.
06-10-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,867
Posted By kahn

Do you have a link to the model version you...

Do you have a link to the model version you purchased?

I'm also a bit on the larger size. BUT I have some older Pearl Izumi shorts (about four pair) and while the large fits me with a bit of a...
06-10-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,867
Posted By kahn

Oh, we talking "Golden Showers"? Wasn't there an...

Oh, we talking "Golden Showers"? Wasn't there an expose about that!
06-09-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 177,549
Posted By kahn

2.6 miles, roundtrip and a Gain: 850 ft. Oh,...

2.6 miles, roundtrip and a Gain: 850 ft. Oh, wait, that was hiking today! :D
06-08-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,867
Posted By kahn

You can't survive without your own ice rink!

You can't survive without your own ice rink!
06-08-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 177,549
Posted By kahn

19.4, 1100 gain. Figure Eight including a walk...

19.4, 1100 gain. Figure Eight including a walk across the Ballard (because I can't spell Hiram Chittenden) Locks.

...
06-08-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 177,549
Posted By kahn

We go from mid-80's to mid-50's. The weather has...

We go from mid-80's to mid-50's. The weather has been interesting, hasn't it!
06-08-21, 11:59 AM
06-07-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 177,549
Posted By kahn

A mere 15.4 with 700 gain.

A mere 15.4 with 700 gain.
06-07-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 969
Posted By kahn

[QUOTE=livedarklions;22091912] They really...

[QUOTE=livedarklions;22091912]

They really do and take eons to heal. I was even having trouble with the stairs in my home. One leg would lead. Biking worked as long as I did not drop the heel...
06-07-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,970
Posted By kahn

Just did a ride which was Phone apps using...

Just did a ride which was

Phone apps using gps:
GAIA: 15.25
Mission Control: 15.44

Specialized Display Unit: 15.4

I guess I could join the "lose sleep over it" group or just learn to live...
06-06-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 969
Posted By kahn

No. I'd like to kick it up to a metric but we...

No. I'd like to kick it up to a metric but we shall see. Biking was always a second activity after hiking and cross-country skiing. This last 6 or 7 months it has been mostly biking as I...
06-06-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,867
Posted By kahn

And the seams of those and underwear don't get...

And the seams of those and underwear don't get you?

I recall on a ride across WA state, in the shower trucks, one guy was complaining about chaffing. There were about 5 or 6 of us guys in there...
06-06-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 969
Posted By kahn

Well, my cognitive powers are probably closer to...

Well, my cognitive powers are probably closer to 101!!! :twitchy: I started with the 1985 but did not subtract his 15 years from that.
06-06-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 602
Posted By kahn

Well, so far, no one has been asked to BUTT out...

Well, so far, no one has been asked to BUTT out of this thread! :) (only maybe sorry I could not resist)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2,567
Views: 379,493
Posted By kahn

Puget Sound area. Ferry boat crossing Puget...

Puget Sound area. Ferry boat crossing Puget Sound.
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06-05-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 969
Posted By kahn

That still makes you less than half my age! :) ...

That still makes you less than half my age! :)

I still remember my first century (BC!). Eastern Washington in May and I had not ridden since the prior Fall. Boy, did my neck and shoulders and...
06-05-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 177,549
Posted By kahn

3! Down to and back from the local bike shop.

3! Down to and back from the local bike shop.
06-04-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,515
Posted By kahn

I just mentioned to a friend that if The Phone...

I just mentioned to a friend that if The Phone Company raised the cost of Caller ID to $300/month or maybe weekly, I would pay it. That so helps me screen the calls although they still come in too...
06-03-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By kahn

I guess I just have to make do with the scenery ...

I guess I just have to make do with the scenery


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06-03-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 867
Posted By kahn

Wait till you get your first titanium and I'm...

Wait till you get your first titanium and I'm talking joints not bikes!! :)
06-03-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 602
Posted By kahn

I probably do need a bike fitting and an upgrade...

I probably do need a bike fitting and an upgrade - a PERSONAL upgrade. My left sitting bone was crushed by a pickup truck many moons ago. Well, let's put it this way, I indented the entire bed...
06-03-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 177,549
Posted By kahn

Yesterday - 15.7 and about 700 or so feet.

Yesterday - 15.7 and about 700 or so feet.
06-03-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,515
Posted By kahn

Does that contain that ridiculous hill (my...

Does that contain that ridiculous hill (my definition) you mentioned? Maybe I can figure it out with that track.
06-03-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 602
Posted By kahn

By the way, in reference to the immediately prior...

By the way, in reference to the immediately prior comment, this gel is very sticky and probably would stay in place under a saddle cover.

Here's what I'm currently using but they are no longer...
06-02-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 602
Posted By kahn

Or GEL ...

Or GEL

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07Y9RG9LZ/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o08_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
06-02-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 602
Posted By kahn

My butt is worth many times that amount....

My butt is worth many times that amount. :rolleyes:
06-02-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 602
Posted By kahn

I wonder if you can just get the liquid filled...

I wonder if you can just get the liquid filled portion. Otherwise it does seem thick
06-02-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 177,549
Posted By kahn

How good was or wasn't the tasting room?

How good was or wasn't the tasting room?
06-02-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 602
Posted By kahn

It started as a simple question and remains...

It started as a simple question and remains pretty straightforward:

I've got three covers from these folks. It is kind of like a very thin foam. Not padded but with more substance (thickness) than...
06-01-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,335
Posted By kahn

And it gets even better/worse when you are...

And it gets even better/worse when you are PULLING age 70!
05-31-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 177,549
Posted By kahn

23 and about 1,000. Lots of water views. ...

23 and about 1,000. Lots of water views.


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05-31-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,307
Posted By kahn

If that bike was about $2,000 (quick web look),...

If that bike was about $2,000 (quick web look), then there should be no real issue of his insurance covering it but, again, get an appraisal of possible hidden damage on a carbon frame.
05-30-21, 11:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By kahn

That is DARK. Is it thick and chocolatey?

That is DARK. Is it thick and chocolatey?
05-30-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 619
Posted By kahn

I really like the different hand positions that...

I really like the different hand positions that drop bars offer. I had to add bar end adapters to my mt bike to get some additional positions. I will say that my neck is not as enamored of the drop...
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