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06-08-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By smoore

Selle Anatomica or Berthoud Saddle?

After many decades of riding discomfort I stumbled across the heavy but OH SO COMFORTABLE Selle Anatomica. I have two and they are nirvana to me. However, the Berthoud saddles have my interest with...
05-25-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 21,691
Posted By smoore

I'm not arguing with a man who rides a 40lb bike....

I'm not arguing with a man who rides a 40lb bike. You might throw it at me.
05-23-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,481
Posted By smoore

I'm a guy and have always liked purple. In fact,...

I'm a guy and have always liked purple. In fact, had a custom painted Richey in dark purple that was gorgeous. I just try to stay away from anything that someone might refer to as lavender. I have...
05-23-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,481
Posted By smoore

Agree. I am a short guy with short arms and 28"...

Agree. I am a short guy with short arms and 28" inseam. I can ride a 49 but only if it comes with a TT no longer than 51cm max. Which means a 48cm or 44cm is generally what fits me best. Women...
05-23-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 21,691
Posted By smoore

Motorcycle chain lube is much heavier than bike...

Motorcycle chain lube is much heavier than bike lube. Not saying ti doesn't work, but I've seen studies that appear to prove that lube that heavy does steal wattage from your efforts.
05-23-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,593
Posted By smoore

Three years ago I bit the bullet and spent a lot...

Three years ago I bit the bullet and spent a lot of money on an ugly, heavy saddle that changed my cycling forever. I bought a Selle Anatomica leather saddle and it felt great from the moment I sat...
04-10-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,359
Views: 446,623
Posted By smoore

Nice bike. I must get down to do the Comet this...

Nice bike. I must get down to do the Comet this year. Rode today and it was 33% humidity. Here in GA...that is NIRVANA.
Forum: Foo
03-17-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 34,760
Posted By smoore

Thanks, I didn't buy the fight after all. Your...

Thanks, I didn't buy the fight after all. Your assessment sounds informed and well thought out. Unless he really needs the money, if I were Pacquaio, I wouldn't take that fight and retire instead. ...
03-16-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 9,603
Posted By smoore

Good for you SpeedofLite. I think being a paper...

Good for you SpeedofLite. I think being a paper boy and a boy scout (never perfect at either) had a lot to do with how I matured. Your Dad sounds like a cool guy. :)
Forum: Foo
03-16-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 34,760
Posted By smoore

Maybe it's his Dad kinda pushing him into it...

Maybe it's his Dad kinda pushing him into it OR...the money is really good. I like both guys, but Garcia seems like the kind of guy I'd like to hang with. But yes, I'm on the fence as to whether I...
Forum: Foo
03-14-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 34,760
Posted By smoore

Anyone buying the fight this Saturday? It's been...

Anyone buying the fight this Saturday? It's been since Tyson that I bought a fight...I just try to avoid the results until they replay them the following week or so. However, for $75 I'm giving this...
03-04-19, 10:01 AM
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Posted By smoore

Impressive...Good on ya!

Impressive...Good on ya!
02-13-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2,359
Views: 446,623
Posted By smoore

Nice bike Rick...LOOKS fast.

Nice bike Rick...LOOKS fast.
02-04-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,940
Posted By smoore

Totally agree. However, shorter races mean fewer...

Totally agree. However, shorter races mean fewer places to run advertisements and there is also the long European history and tradition that would have to be adjusted. I suspect that would be...
02-04-19, 07:46 AM
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Posted By smoore

Impressive. Also being in the South....47...

Impressive. Also being in the South....47 degrees is pretty much my low as well. On blood thinners and I think that's a part of it.
01-31-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,504
Posted By smoore

Very sorry for all that. Trust you'll find a...

Very sorry for all that. Trust you'll find a replacement that works well for you.
01-31-19, 10:55 AM
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Posted By smoore

Guys, Didn't this forum used to have some sort...

Guys,
Didn't this forum used to have some sort of annual regional ride/get together in the past? Does that still happen?

Or maybe I have my forums confused?
01-31-19, 10:52 AM
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Posted By smoore

Thanks John, I'm where you are...turn 70 this...

Thanks John, I'm where you are...turn 70 this July. I knew I'd get old, I just didn't know it would happen this quickly. :) Loved the poem and I can relate. I'm slower but happy to be able to ride,...
01-27-19, 07:47 PM
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Posted By smoore

Nothing wrong with roses. Just keep riding.

Nothing wrong with roses. Just keep riding.
01-25-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,359
Views: 446,623
Posted By smoore

Zipp and Jim, all great looking blasts from the...

Zipp and Jim, all great looking blasts from the past!
01-18-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,940
Posted By smoore

Been watching the Australian Tour and realizing...

Been watching the Australian Tour and realizing how much I don't care for Jens Voigt. Not sure why, but I find his accent hard to understand at times and just don't care for his style. I...
01-13-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,698
Posted By smoore

Guys, I did not buy the Lemond. While working...

Guys,
I did not buy the Lemond. While working on the deal and shipping I ran across a Serotta that fit me, great price and two hours away...as opposed to 3000 miles away.

It's still in my mind...
01-07-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,698
Posted By smoore

The only way to absolve you of the guilt you're...

The only way to absolve you of the guilt you're feeling is for you to move that along to another forum member...who would probably be willing to pay shipping.
01-06-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 24,353
Views: 2,266,888
Posted By smoore

It was mid 60s today in north GA. I did my first...

It was mid 60s today in north GA. I did my first two hour ride in quite some time and...it was on a new (to me) Serotta Fierte IT. The one that is is carbon and Titanium. I still have to tweak it...
01-06-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,698
Posted By smoore

I think spell check tried to fix "riding". ...

I think spell check tried to fix "riding".

That is a great looking bike and yes, an absolute steal.
01-04-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2,359
Views: 446,623
Posted By smoore

Dmerk2, Gorgeous Atala...Gor -GEOUS! Don't...

Dmerk2, Gorgeous Atala...Gor -GEOUS! Don't change a thing.
01-02-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,445
Posted By smoore

Wow...if only we knew what that "new" item was? ...

Wow...if only we knew what that "new" item was? ;)
01-02-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,816
Posted By smoore

Is this a troll? I WAS a fan too...until they...

Is this a troll? I WAS a fan too...until they really discovered what was in that bottle. And in her hotel room.
01-02-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,364
Posted By smoore

Love it that he's on one of my favorite bikes...a...

Love it that he's on one of my favorite bikes...a Lemond! I've met him once, nice guy. And he has this unique natural way of smiling regardless of the pain and the percentage of the grade he's...
01-02-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,048
Posted By smoore

Yea, thanks. When I read that about only wanting...

Yea, thanks. When I read that about only wanting "to ball" I was confused. The context had to do with his riding career and when I came up, that phrase meant another physical activity.
Color me...
Forum: Southeast
01-02-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 558
Posted By smoore

Wow..how can a bike shop in the location not make...

Wow..how can a bike shop in the location not make it? Hard to believe there isn't a business that wouldn't work there? A shame.
01-02-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,406
Posted By smoore

Congrats to the OP and to anyone else who did 4,5...

Congrats to the OP and to anyone else who did 4,5 or 6K miles. That's a lot of time, energy and hopefully....sunblock. :)
01-02-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,445
Posted By smoore

Actually you can spend more than that on a helmet...

Actually you can spend more than that on a helmet that has NO electronics built into it. Looks very cool and they can probably track you from space! The FBI, IRS, NASA or the Russians.
01-02-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,150
Posted By smoore

I ride on New Year's Day. Cloudy but 62 degrees...

I ride on New Year's Day. Cloudy but 62 degrees in north GA. My fourth ride in ten days, which is very good for me. Now, just have to keep at it and make the huge switch over from Christmas foods...
01-02-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,698
Posted By smoore

I hear ya. I'll let you know....I'm working on...

I hear ya. I'll let you know....I'm working on it. But it's on the other coast!
12-31-18, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 923
Posted By smoore

Sounds like a great Christmas gift indeed. ...

Sounds like a great Christmas gift indeed. Watching and enjoying our kids become mature adults can be a blessing for sure.
12-31-18, 10:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,504
Posted By smoore

Incredible...just incredible. And no one at the...

Incredible...just incredible. And no one at the police department is "responsible" when something like this goes missing? I'm assuming thieves didn't break into the station at night and steal your...
12-31-18, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 923
Posted By smoore

Yep, a great Christmas present need. Glad for...

Yep, a great Christmas present need. Glad for you! My son is 35 and I'm just now starting to come to grips with the idea that he's a man. I full fledged adult man with a baby on the way.
Life...
12-31-18, 10:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,903
Posted By smoore

I've found that my blood thinners (after heart...

I've found that my blood thinners (after heart attack) have increased my intolerance to cold. Unless it's all in my mind, but I don't think so. And at 134lbs I just don't' have a lot of fat layers...
12-29-18, 10:09 PM
Replies: 24,353
Views: 2,266,888
Posted By smoore

61 degrees in North Georgia today and able to get...

61 degrees in North Georgia today and able to get in 18 nice miles on my LOOK 585. By the time I got back to the car is was 64. Best of all, the non-stop torrential rains from the last week have...
12-29-18, 10:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,698
Posted By smoore

Nice bikes guys! Barrettscv, I'm 5'5" but by the...

Nice bikes guys! Barrettscv, I'm 5'5" but by the size of your head tubes .....you are a tad taller. ;)
12-29-18, 10:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,903
Posted By smoore

Agree with the OP. Hate the cold (why I moved...

Agree with the OP. Hate the cold (why I moved from NY to GA) but find that I can ride really well from 48 -80 degrees. Essentially I get in really good shape until mid May at which time the temps...
12-27-18, 10:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,698
Posted By smoore

Anyone Ride a Lemond Here?

I think I'm getting ready to pull the trigger on a '01 Lemond Zurich. My current bike is a LOOK 585 which is a gem! But I'm bored and just want something in steel to play with.

Lemonds are famous...
12-27-18, 10:41 AM
Replies: 24,353
Views: 2,266,888
Posted By smoore

Pretty bike. Yes I said it; "pretty".

Pretty bike. Yes I said it; "pretty".
12-27-18, 10:39 AM
Replies: 24,353
Views: 2,266,888
Posted By smoore

18 miles yesterday at 54 degrees in sunny N. GA....

18 miles yesterday at 54 degrees in sunny N. GA. Rural roads for the most part and no real traffic until about 4pm. At that point the temps had dropped to 51 and I was glad I had gone back to the...
12-20-18, 12:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,061
Posted By smoore

No...never listen to anything while riding. I...

No...never listen to anything while riding. I don't understand how anyone could ride on road and feel safe while doing so?
Forum: Foo
12-12-18, 06:56 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 34,760
Posted By smoore

So how about that recent Heavyweight bout. Big...

So how about that recent Heavyweight bout. Big men for sure, but not a whole lot of technique on display.

As I think back, not sure any heavyweight has been truly impressive since Tyson. No...
12-12-18, 10:06 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,341
Posted By smoore

Late to the party on this....but she sure is...

Late to the party on this....but she sure is pretty. How does she ride? Hopefully, not in the snow. :)
12-12-18, 09:44 AM
Replies: 24,353
Views: 2,266,888
Posted By smoore

Sonic burgers...food of champions. :)

Sonic burgers...food of champions. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-18, 04:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,331
Posted By smoore

I liked this book a lot and if you search, you'll...

I liked this book a lot and if you search, you'll find a video on Youtube that mirrors the book. A bit of the cycling history was a little slow in spots but the authors attempts at building his...
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