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07-04-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,250
Posted By GrainBrain

Reported. Seriously though you stated that a...

Reported.

Seriously though you stated that a handful of peanuts were consumed......
Forum: Foo
07-02-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By GrainBrain

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Sorry to thread hijack! Just hanging out today with the Mrs....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By GrainBrain

Woke up early Saturday and Sunday for a 3:10am...

Woke up early Saturday and Sunday for a 3:10am and 3:30am early rides. Probably the earliest I could ever comfortably get going, would be hard to wake up earlier. Put in a 56 and 80 mile rides....
06-27-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 909
Posted By GrainBrain

You should wrap an old inner tube around it as...

You should wrap an old inner tube around it as well, would provide some dampening.
06-27-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,184
Posted By GrainBrain

10 grams lighter and $30 more expensive then it's...

10 grams lighter and $30 more expensive then it's nylon counterpart! :eek:
06-24-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By GrainBrain

Just a lay person really, but I started to watch...

Just a lay person really, but I started to watch pro cycling just recently. I happened to watch the 2017 TdF stage 9 towards the end, right at a big crash with Porte. Uran was caught up in it but...
06-22-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 7,994
Posted By GrainBrain

For $5k you get custom steel from a small outfit...

For $5k you get custom steel from a small outfit with modern ultegra and a brand new paint job :D
06-22-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 7,994
Posted By GrainBrain

That's it then, isn't it? The longer you're into...

That's it then, isn't it? The longer you're into something the more you know what you want. If he's not into bicycling $500 is fine. But the longer he rides potentially the better he wants the...
06-22-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By GrainBrain

First gravel century - how far have you gone?

Just did my first 100 mile ride on gravel, total ride was 105 miles, probably had 5 miles total of pavement. Got lucky with the weather, a slim band of storms went through the night and softened up...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 04:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,132
Posted By GrainBrain

Gravel, windy gravel - and a gearing fetish.

Gravel, windy gravel - and a gearing fetish.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,132
Posted By GrainBrain

I want an 11-34 12 speed so bad. Want that 14t...

I want an 11-34 12 speed so bad. Want that 14t cog. Want.
05-28-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,312
Posted By GrainBrain

:lol: OP, you need to shift your weight...

:lol:

OP, you need to shift your weight backwards and off the front of the bike. https://youtu.be/ZU9B2x2VA4k
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By GrainBrain

Wow nine hours on a trainer :eek: I enjoy...

Wow nine hours on a trainer :eek: I enjoy stumbling across your audaux videos and posts:thumb:

I did 53 miles on Saturday, mainly gravel. I got a new gravel bike with three bottle cages, plus I...
03-22-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,840
Posted By GrainBrain

Probably the most important thing I learned, get...

Probably the most important thing I learned, get yer butt back over that rear axle!! I find that I'll ride a third of the miles on my mtb vs road and have the same workout!
03-19-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,073
Posted By GrainBrain

Congrats, awesome ride! I wish I could've test...

Congrats, awesome ride! I wish I could've test rode one of those, it looks almost exactly like my xc hard tail. You even found a close out deal? Nice.
03-17-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,262
Posted By GrainBrain

My anxiety has quickly been ticking up these past...

My anxiety has quickly been ticking up these past few days. Now everything is shuttering here. I fully support the caution.

What bothers me the most is my four year old is missing 3+ weeks of...
Forum: Foo
03-14-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,913
Posted By GrainBrain

Yeah this toilet paper thing is ridiculous. If...

Yeah this toilet paper thing is ridiculous. If you're stuck at home for weeks why not use your shower and a wash cloth? If we ever buy a home we're getting a bidet or something, using just TP is...
02-24-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,402
Posted By GrainBrain

Went through Strava, January 1st 2018 temps were...

Went through Strava, January 1st 2018 temps were -4 to -11F; then May 26th 2018 temps got up to 98F. So a difference of 109.

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02-22-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 866
Views: 143,011
Posted By GrainBrain

Warm day in Des Moines, hit the trails and...

Warm day in Des Moines, hit the trails and stopped by the Confluence brewery. A ton of different bikes parked there, I spotted this Raleigh Grand Prix parked close to mine. Looks fully original,...
02-19-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,983
Posted By GrainBrain

Yikes we seem to get some of the hardest snow...

Yikes we seem to get some of the hardest snow between February and April!
02-16-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,323
Posted By GrainBrain

Yes in a way, but it's more nuanced than that and...

Yes in a way, but it's more nuanced than that and why I'm so disgusted ...



So what we have hear is, failure to communicate. Resident's essentially using the nuclear option to deal with their...
02-15-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,726
Posted By GrainBrain

I got the same spam this morning also - I totally...

I got the same spam this morning also - I totally agree, why couldn't it be something bike related? :foo:
02-15-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,323
Posted By GrainBrain

Meh I'm not buying that this should have happened...

Meh I'm not buying that this should have happened with the kid in handcuffs and booked. A ticket? Sure. Resisting arrest!? No way, officer should've understood the initial confusion. Kids on bikes in...
02-08-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 975
Posted By GrainBrain

Yes I finally got a proper fat bike winter ride...

Yes I finally got a proper fat bike winter ride in!! :thumb:
15 to start but sunny and no wind. Fresh .5" of snow, 4" tires. We did probably 9 miles of trail and 27 miles of snowy asphalt, 36 miles...
01-30-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By GrainBrain

No way I'd want UCI in on gravel, I can't wait to...

No way I'd want UCI in on gravel, I can't wait to rub shoulders with Lance!

Ow ow ow why am I being shown the door!? :innocent:
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01-28-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,983
Posted By GrainBrain

We only had maybe one week of temperatures around...

We only had maybe one week of temperatures around 0f this year:foo: I don't mind the snow when it's above 25 like it has been.

Makes me suspicious of a late spring. Going to do a larger charity...
01-25-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,287
Posted By GrainBrain

I'll throw in my two cents against disc brakes....

I'll throw in my two cents against disc brakes. I've been jealous of you and others building up these old path racers!

I think you should buy a Di2 Nexus coaster brake hub and run a front drum...
Forum: Foo
01-21-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 864
Posted By GrainBrain

You're reading my mind Honjo! I was just thinking...

You're reading my mind Honjo! I was just thinking a snarky response to whom it favorite talking head is would be Byrne. I've been added the talking heads to my Pandora and when this must be the place...
01-13-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,134
Posted By GrainBrain

I remember seeing a forum member treat an...

I remember seeing a forum member treat an identical crack by simply drilling a small hole at the end of the crack to stop it.
01-12-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,741
Posted By GrainBrain

I'm blown away by the condition of the old rims!...

I'm blown away by the condition of the old rims! How about the hubs? I scrolled through and didn't see much about them.
Forum: Foo
01-05-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 872
Posted By GrainBrain

I'm laughing at your 0.0 sticker :lol: I'm...

I'm laughing at your 0.0 sticker :lol: I'm sitting here miserable after having my knee pop funny yesterday so now I guess I'm a proud member of the club as well :o

I'd never give up beer, but have...
01-03-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,840
Posted By GrainBrain

Yes you're the first person to notice :lol: ...

Yes you're the first person to notice :lol:

*Falls off chair*:thumb:
01-03-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,840
Posted By GrainBrain

Wow super nice!! Jealous as it looks my size too....

Wow super nice!! Jealous as it looks my size too. Looks like maybe it had wheels briefly clamped in, but looks to have never been built up?

With all the cool white lining I'd go with a full Sante...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 13,374
Posted By GrainBrain

3,071 miles on the bike this year. Clicked off a...

3,071 miles on the bike this year. Clicked off a long ride of 145 miles. Looking forward to hitting 200 miles as a goal next year.

Beginning in August I realized I needed better work/life/workout...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,049
Posted By GrainBrain

Yikes why are people like that!? For me I...

Yikes why are people like that!?

For me I did a nice century in April, took a sunny Friday off. Had to hike over some lingering snow drifts till I made it past the "snow line". Started out at 37f...
11-26-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 768
Posted By GrainBrain

Here's a pricey option:...

Here's a pricey option: https://darkspeedworks.com/blog-11speed.htm
11-26-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,947
Posted By GrainBrain

You're both riding the Fly with drop bars?...

You're both riding the Fly with drop bars? Interesting I have the Fly on my hardtail and I like it. I'll have to try it on drop bars

That's me, and why I answered a 4/10 on my road saddle, a Scoop...
Forum: Foo
11-24-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By GrainBrain

Nice right up. I remember from an econ class I...

Nice right up. I remember from an econ class I took the professor explaining a concept of "happiness utility" index or something. Just as you wrote, when you run lean experiences seem more vibrant....
11-13-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,503
Posted By GrainBrain

Lol but they updated the ad based on your info!...

Lol but they updated the ad based on your info! Well done. :beer:
11-09-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By GrainBrain

Probably too big. Nice specs for the price. I'm...

Probably too big. Nice specs for the price. I'm 6' and ride close to this size, and if I did it again would go smaller.
11-06-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,804
Posted By GrainBrain

Um the picture from the website shows a guy doing...

Um the picture from the website shows a guy doing single track/hiking trail maintenance with one so there's that.
10-29-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,585
Posted By GrainBrain

Geeze you lose Sagan and it all goes to crap?

Geeze you lose Sagan and it all goes to crap?
10-26-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,486
Posted By GrainBrain

I passed on buying them on sale earlier this...

I passed on buying them on sale earlier this year, in the name of frugality. How quickly the memory of winter passes in April!:o

Question - how warm outside is too warm to wear those? You know how...
Forum: Foo
10-19-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 895
Posted By GrainBrain

Your rear QR of course! Replace it with a nutted...

Your rear QR of course! Replace it with a nutted axle and ride with faith in the velo gods instead of your mortal tire levers and spare tubes.
Forum: Foo
10-10-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,020
Posted By GrainBrain

Love the contrast. Here the cool of fall has...

Love the contrast. Here the cool of fall has caused the grass to flourish and become emerald while our fields have become golden yellow. This weekend we hit below freezing, but thankfully we will...
Replies: 26
Views: 1,950
Posted By GrainBrain

Oh look finally a Paramount in my size! If I had...

Oh look finally a Paramount in my size! If I had that dough I'd immediately go to a small builder instead.
08-18-19, 05:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,151
Posted By GrainBrain

Guy from my great state and from a tiny town...

Guy from my great state and from a tiny town initiated the break Saturday on stage 5 and ended up 9th. Kinda awesome :D
08-15-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,570
Posted By GrainBrain

I was being dumb and reckless on an early spring...

I was being dumb and reckless on an early spring century this year and rode through a flooded section of paved trail with moving water. At the deepest it was WELL over the bottom bracket!! Probably...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,605
Posted By GrainBrain

Seen only one person with an EF jersey. Don't...

Seen only one person with an EF jersey. Don't really see many pro jerseys.

Saw one guy in full "Sagan 2017" attire: Bora-Hansgrohe shorts and white Bora top with the rainbow stripes. I thought...
08-06-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,232
Posted By GrainBrain

I managed to finally get on the bike and riding...

I managed to finally get on the bike and riding by 3am. It's awesome, a truly magic hour of silence and peace.
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