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Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 05:54 PM
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Posted By genejockey

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

The Black Bibs just sent an email announcing new...

The Black Bibs just sent an email announcing new products. One of these is bibs in camo fabric. One problem with the picture is that they used black thread to stitch in the chamois, so it looks...
11-29-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 860
Posted By genejockey

Lordy, is that the truth. Every time I've asked...

Lordy, is that the truth. Every time I've asked people here to talk me out of buying something, they do the opposite. Hence, 9 bikes.
11-29-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 860
Posted By genejockey

Then you need to get Dura Ace or you'll always...

Then you need to get Dura Ace or you'll always wonder/regret.
11-29-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 860
Posted By genejockey

I can tell you that the bike that I have with...

I can tell you that the bike that I have with Dura Ace - originally late 7400 series, now a mix of 7400 and 7800 RD and STIs - shifts better than any other bike I have, including current 105 and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

I got news for you. You have checkstands.

I got news for you. You have checkstands.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

That's what they call the place with the conveyor...

That's what they call the place with the conveyor belt, where they scan your items and you pay for them. Don't they have those in Tennessee?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

Just don't get into a fight.

Just don't get into a fight.
11-29-21, 12:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By genejockey

(psssstt - it's ALL just a game, including the...

(psssstt - it's ALL just a game, including the World TT Championship)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

Welcome to Lake Wobegon America, where all the...

Welcome to Lake Wobegon America, where all the children drivers are above average.
11-27-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10,045
Views: 1,149,586
Posted By genejockey

To the best of my knowledge you are not repeating...

To the best of my knowledge you are not repeating a mistake.:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

Dunno yet. Literally anywhere in the US would be...

Dunno yet. Literally anywhere in the US would be cheaper.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

I imagine you are defining "not work" rather than...

I imagine you are defining "not work" rather than "work". But my point is, the vaccines work in several ways - reducing likelihood of infection; reduced likelihood of illness if infected; reduced...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

Mrs. GeneJockey seems to think that putting a...

Mrs. GeneJockey seems to think that putting a dish in the sink and running water into it means she's done her bit. "It's soaking!", even if it didn't even really need rinsing before putting in the...
11-26-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 927
Posted By genejockey

First Zwift race I did, I pipped the guy at the...

First Zwift race I did, I pipped the guy at the line by 0.1 second. So, I figure there's no harm in taking advantage of whatever's available.

But, yeah - there's no bike on Zwift that will make...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

Beautiful ride today. I took Deadman out for its...

Beautiful ride today. I took Deadman out for its first ride from home today (vs stuffed in the Dodge and driven to Canada Road - adds 16 miles and some climbs). I had swapped out the tatty old...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

"The food here is inedible! And the portions are...

"The food here is inedible! And the portions are too small!"
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

I'm trying to think ahead. At the moment, I'm...

I'm trying to think ahead. At the moment, I'm making space in the fridge for leftovers. 12 oz. at a time....
11-25-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10,045
Views: 1,149,586
Posted By genejockey

I'm a little overweight, but it doesn't bother me...

I'm a little overweight, but it doesn't bother me - a waist is a terrible thing to mind.

Alternatively - A Mind Is A Terrible Thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-21, 10:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,475
Posted By genejockey

Most women don't get propositioned while...

Most women don't get propositioned while delivering.;)

Thanks! I'm here all week! Try the veal!
11-24-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 735
Posted By genejockey

Not to put too fine a point on it, but "vintage"...

Not to put too fine a point on it, but "vintage" refers to things that are not only old, but also desirable. The latter is key.
11-24-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By genejockey

This is the very reason I never source all the...

This is the very reason I never source all the parts from the same vendor, or at least not all at once. That way, I have to actually do math to figure out the cost.
11-24-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 927
Posted By genejockey

I spent about 50 minutes last night riding with...

I spent about 50 minutes last night riding with Coco. Last year, I'd have been hard-pressed to stay in the group - not because it was too fast for me, but rather because I'd keep overshooting and...
11-24-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 735
Posted By genejockey

The other day, on this very website, someone told...

The other day, on this very website, someone told me how amazed he was I held onto my first serious road bike longer than he'd been alive. I've had it for 26 years now. But I bought it when I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

And if California slides into the ocean, Like...

And if California slides into the ocean,
Like the mystics and statistics say it will,
I predict this hotel will be standing,
Until I pay my bill - Warren Zevon
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

I suppose this is the upside of being a...

I suppose this is the upside of being a misanthrope.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

That's the spirit(s)!!

That's the spirit(s)!!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

Hope springs eternal.

Hope springs eternal.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

One of the most infuriating things about our...

One of the most infuriating things about our current situation is the abandonment of reason and empirical observation as a method for determining truth, in favor of paranoia and wishful thinking. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

Ridiculous as it might be, it's not killing...

Ridiculous as it might be, it's not killing hundreds of thousands of people.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

The Younger Boy turned 28 yesterday, so we had...

The Younger Boy turned 28 yesterday, so we had BBQ from a local joint, and cake. It made me realize why these two months are even more dangerous for me particularly than for most folks. First,...
11-22-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 335
Posted By genejockey

I'm 64, so I'm in much the same boat as you. ...

I'm 64, so I'm in much the same boat as you. Previous winters, I'd set up a trainer, and a couple times I'd even ride it! Mostly it would bore me to tears and I had difficulty doing even 40...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

I think this is a big part of why my Dad ditched...

I think this is a big part of why my Dad ditched his 1968 Oldsmobile 98 for a Citroen DS21 - the road he drove on to get to work were narrow and curvy. And they went up and down a lot. Nice for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

Okay. We'll tell you last, then.

Okay. We'll tell you last, then.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

I think it's worse for women. They have a single...

I think it's worse for women. They have a single number that is supposed to cover the entire range of women's shapes and sizes, and the number doesn't even relate to any real measurement. At least...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

It's the American way.

It's the American way.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,601
Posted By genejockey

I always hang my jerseys and bibs up to dry as...

I always hang my jerseys and bibs up to dry as soon as I get home from a ride. Once dry, I hang them in the closet, separated so I know which have been worn. Then once a week I wash everything. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

In this case it seemed more like they were doing...

In this case it seemed more like they were doing what I do - dawdle some places, push harder in others - but their dawdling was slower than my dawdling and their pushing harder was faster than mine. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

On yesterday's ride I think I unintentionally...

On yesterday's ride I think I unintentionally ended up in somebody's d**k measuring competition. A couple guys on newer, nicer bikes than I was on, looking significantly more fit and less fat than...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

But not in Small. I prefer XL.

But not in Small. I prefer XL.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

When I even mention that word, Mrs. GeneJockey's...

When I even mention that word, Mrs. GeneJockey's lips disappear and her eyes get really narrow.
11-20-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By genejockey

I'd be asking myself "How many gears do I need...

I'd be asking myself "How many gears do I need for the riding I want to do?". The situation you're in reminds me of the old Keith Bontrager quote - "Strong. Light. Cheap. Choose any two." but in...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

There is that.

There is that.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

I just keep thinking what ELSE I could buy with...

I just keep thinking what ELSE I could buy with $4300. Like a better rig to run Zwift, maybe a Kickr and a Kickr Climb, since it's now indoor riding season. A nice new wheelset for the Ritchey. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

Only one way to find out - you gotta get yourself...

Only one way to find out - you gotta get yourself a Canyon Aeroad and a set of Zipp 808s IRL and see what you can do!
11-18-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,407
Posted By genejockey

Why didn't you say that DAYS ago! We could have...

Why didn't you say that DAYS ago! We could have saved a lot of effort! ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

Nice! Fun thing is the perspective makes it...

Nice!

Fun thing is the perspective makes it look like you're climbing. To my eyes, anyhow.

Run it at 2x, and it'll look like one of SAFA's videos!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8,072
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

Also the arrows showing wind direction, and the...

Also the arrows showing wind direction, and the rear camera view.
11-18-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,407
Posted By genejockey

But there would be no wildly underpriced C&V...

But there would be no wildly underpriced C&V bikes on Craigs List, and that's enough by itself to make this whole thing unworkable! ;)
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