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10-21-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,424
Posted By TX_master

You mess with the bull, you get the horns!

You mess with the bull, you get the horns!
10-06-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,368
Posted By TX_master

That's my interpretation. To be considered...

That's my interpretation. To be considered "Pro-cyclist" it could suggest he's "Anti" something else (drivers maybe?).
10-03-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,595
Posted By TX_master

Glad you are ok. I too had a very bad accident...

Glad you are ok. I too had a very bad accident about 20 yrs ago where I landed almost directly on top of my head. My Giro helmet did its job and I do believe had I not been wearing one I could have...
10-01-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By TX_master

Any experience with Bike Medicine Purple Extreme chain lube?

They make some fantastic claims - 400 miles between applications. Hmmm...dubious. But that doesn't mean it isn't any good. Just curious if anyone here has used it and how they feel about in terms...
10-01-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,368
Posted By TX_master

Wait till that kid gets the bill for those bikes.

Wait till that kid gets the bill for those bikes.
10-01-21, 03:55 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,368
Posted By TX_master

Link to story with details:...

Link to story with details: https://www.click2houston.com/news/local/2021/09/29/special-prosecutor-assigned-to-case-of-teen-driver-accused-of-hitting-6-cyclists-in-waller-county/
09-30-21, 04:46 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,368
Posted By TX_master

Update 9/30 Updated article with comments from...

Update 9/30
Updated article with comments from the DA's office: https://www.khou.com/article/news/cr...5-903486be6edd...
09-29-21, 01:59 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,368
Posted By TX_master

Story update w/comments from local DA: ...

Story update w/comments from local DA:
https://www.fox26houston.com/news/16-year-old-driver-under-investigation-after-running-over-6-houston-area-cyclists
09-28-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,368
Posted By TX_master

Here's a link to a story with some updated...

Here's a link to a story with some updated information: https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/transportation/article/waller-bicyclists-hit-truck-teen-driver-ironman-16490862.php
Forum: Texas
09-27-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By TX_master

Riding Alt 90

I'm considering a ride between my home near Katy, TX and the Spoetzl brewery in Shiner, TX. However a siginficant portion (54 miles) would involve riding Alt 90 East between Eagle Lake and Shiner....
09-27-21, 04:21 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,368
Posted By TX_master

Yeah, article didn't even indicate he'd been...

Yeah, article didn't even indicate he'd been detained. Haven't seen an update today yet. I'll have to check.
09-26-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,368
Posted By TX_master

6 Houston area cyclists injured by pranking truck driver

16 y.o. kid was the driver. Trying to accelerate hard and trying to blow diesel exhaust over the group of riders on a training ride. Driver still not arrested as of the article posting. I'm sure a...
09-24-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 589
Posted By TX_master

I just pieced together a sliver 105/7000 group...

I just pieced together a sliver 105/7000 group (from about 4 different sources) for a new bike build I'm doing. Excited about it!
Regarding the OP I've had Campy on multiple bikes and it always...
09-23-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By TX_master

Caloso really had the right answer. But for...

Caloso really had the right answer. But for myself, I'm fond of the Ritchey Streem Pro. Comfortable for me and you can get them on ebay for around $50.
09-23-21, 04:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,177
Posted By TX_master

In addition to soap, water and a brush others...

In addition to soap, water and a brush others have mentioned I boil the caps of my bottles once every few weeks.
09-18-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 11,573
Posted By TX_master

There's the old saying "Why are divorces so...

There's the old saying "Why are divorces so expensive? Because they're worth it." I own two of them so can attest to that.
09-18-21, 05:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,951
Posted By TX_master

:roflmao: so true

:roflmao:
so true
09-18-21, 05:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,348
Posted By TX_master

I live in the greater Houston area and rabbits...

I live in the greater Houston area and rabbits are a problem even in the residential neighborhoods. On my morning fitness rides, which I have to start insanely early, it's not uncommon to come...
09-18-21, 04:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,951
Posted By TX_master

Unclip early.

Unclip early.
09-14-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 7,484
Posted By TX_master

I tend to agree with this. The fact that DA comes...

I tend to agree with this. The fact that DA comes w/a 3yr warranty vs. 2 yrs for Ultegra/105 could possibly be a reflection that Shimano expects it to be that much more durable than the lower tiers...
09-13-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,498
Posted By TX_master

That's a great view. Where exactly is that? and...

That's a great view. Where exactly is that? and 21%. Wow. Steepest I can remember doing is 16% during the ascent to Whitney Portal during the Death Valley - Mt. Whitney race one year. Brutal.
09-13-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,024
Posted By TX_master

That's quite a reach. Good luck.

That's quite a reach. Good luck.
09-13-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,024
Posted By TX_master

I didn't say anybody should be concerned. What I...

I didn't say anybody should be concerned. What I originally said was that if people read the TOS they might be motivated not to use it. So if you don't care you don't care. These are individual...
09-13-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,024
Posted By TX_master

I most certainly have: "ContentYou own the...

I most certainly have:
"ContentYou own the information, data, text, software, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, posts, tags, or other materials you make available in connection with...
09-12-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,024
Posted By TX_master

If you read their terms of service it might...

If you read their terms of service it might motivate you not to use Strava.
08-11-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,946
Posted By TX_master

Web 1.0 in all its glory ladies and gentlemen.

Web 1.0 in all its glory ladies and gentlemen.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27,150
Views: 17,662,639
Posted By TX_master

2008 Felt Z25 frame (was in remarkable shape for...

2008 Felt Z25 frame (was in remarkable shape for its age) built up with new everything else. Built it to be a high mileage workhorse and so far off to a good start. Handling is nice and snappy too...
08-04-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,708
Posted By TX_master

I have 2 pair of bibs w/the 4D pad and cell phone...

I have 2 pair of bibs w/the 4D pad and cell phone pockets on the legs. I love them. Great value and the cell phone pocket is genius. Some of the alphabet soup cycling clothing on Amazon is pretty...
08-04-21, 05:03 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,385
Posted By TX_master

My takeaway from that post is discovering that...

My takeaway from that post is discovering that there are aquarium forums. And more than one apparently since he mentioned he's a mod on an aquarium forum, not the aquarium forum. I can admire a...
08-02-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,830
Posted By TX_master

Not a bad way to look at it. They may not be...

Not a bad way to look at it. They may not be trying to kill you in a deliberate, pernicious way but people are more distracted behind the wheel than ever, and bikes are small - I don't care what you...
08-02-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,830
Posted By TX_master

Lol. Or Bahrain. They don't call it roundabout...

Lol. Or Bahrain. They don't call it roundabout roulette for nothing over there.
Forum: Introductions
07-30-21, 04:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By TX_master

Where in the Netherlands do you live? The...

Where in the Netherlands do you live? The company I work for is headquartered in Groenlo. I usually make one trip a year over there but Covid has disrupted that so not sure when I'll be back.
Forum: Texas
07-29-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,295
Posted By TX_master

You're not kidding. Houston is flat-as-a-pancake.

You're not kidding. Houston is flat-as-a-pancake.
Forum: Introductions
07-29-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By TX_master

Greetings from Greater Houston Metro

So not new to cycling but returning from a prolonged absence (this seems to be a common theme here). So a little about me and my cycling past and present:

I started riding seriously in the late...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,364
Posted By TX_master

That's a shame because I'm kinda digging that...

That's a shame because I'm kinda digging that sparkle finish.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 10,127
Posted By TX_master

Here's how I look at it, and no I'm not drunk...

Here's how I look at it, and no I'm not drunk (just yet). But imagine a scenario where you only pedaled with one leg and the other leg contributed nothing. Doesn't actively resist or participate....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 10,127
Posted By TX_master

I'm still on 23's!

I'm still on 23's!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 849
Posted By TX_master

If its a 2005 and you took a 16 yr break I'm...

If its a 2005 and you took a 16 yr break I'm guessing the group hasn't seen a lot of use (you didn't mention the groupset on the bike -Ultegra?). So other than tubes/tires maybe take it to a...
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