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06-01-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,799
Posted By phillman5

I am not sure about joke, but part of the...

I am not sure about joke, but part of the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle is you can't measure a property of something without disturbing (or changing) it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,691
Posted By phillman5

Limited access

I guess there is many different kinds limited-access streets. Here in Albuquerque on the far east side of town is a divided four-lane street that is somewhat limited access, meaning the only way on...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,464
Posted By phillman5

WTF (and not about the ticketing part)

WTF (and not about the ticketing part)
01-20-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,873
Posted By phillman5

I hit, I think, a 12" long piece of 2" angle...

I hit, I think, a 12" long piece of 2" angle iron, coming down a steep mountain (Sandia's east of Albuquerque)

1) I also had a memory lapse, I remember hitting it, front tire exploding, thinking I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,464
Posted By phillman5

Two things

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Am I absolved?

About running lights. This was not on a bike, I worked on a AF base. Going home about 2 am I got to a light and it wouldn't turn green, so I turned left on red. The guard...
01-01-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,595
Posted By phillman5

From around home I do carry two spare tubes, dry...

From around home I do carry two spare tubes, dry patch kit, and either a pump or two CO2 cartridges and inflator and plastic tire wrenches. I usually ride alone, or with those capable to fix their...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,243
Posted By phillman5

My favorite LBS always gave test rides, but again...

My favorite LBS always gave test rides, but again those were mostly for lower to mid range priced bikes. But some @#$% on google gave them a lowest star review because the LBS would not let them go...
11-25-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,439
Posted By phillman5

The split saddles are worth it. I've ridden for...

The split saddles are worth it. I've ridden for 40+ years. My PSA score was getting up there, in the 7 range. I got a SMP saddle and in 6 months the PSA score was below 4.
11-25-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,804
Posted By phillman5

I have a sram chain and the 'master link is two...

I have a sram chain and the 'master link is two identical plate and pin. Both have an arrow showing directionality. But it one if facing forward, the other facing backward.
11-25-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,804
Posted By phillman5

Point 1, no, its the pins that don't rotate that...

Point 1, no, its the pins that don't rotate that wear.

Point 2, Thinking about it, you make a good point.
11-24-19, 10:45 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,229
Posted By phillman5

toe fungus

Your on! Mostly nails on two toes by big toes, a little of left big toe.


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11-20-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,229
Posted By phillman5

Nope, two different categories!

Nope, two different categories!
11-19-19, 11:14 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,229
Posted By phillman5

Originally Posted by DrIsotope...

Originally Posted by DrIsotope https://www.bikeforums.net/images/buttons/viewpost.gif...
11-19-19, 11:11 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,229
Posted By phillman5

When I gave blood a year ago, mine was below 50...

When I gave blood a year ago, mine was below 50 so all sort of calls had to be made to approve me giving blood.
11-19-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 16,030
Posted By phillman5

Thanks for that advice

Thanks for that advice
11-19-19, 11:07 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 16,030
Posted By phillman5

sun glass prices

Man I am with on both accounts!

I had a pair of Oakleys I got in the late '80's or early '90's, the ones with the sweat band above the glasses, $45. Then in the late 2000's a friend gave me a...
10-28-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,851
Posted By phillman5

Not enough digits to be a SSN.

Not enough digits to be a SSN.
10-15-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 35,719
Posted By phillman5

KraneXL: How right you are. People tell me "let...

KraneXL: How right you are. People tell me "let it go". But if everybody just 'lets it go' nothing will change!
10-15-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,375
Posted By phillman5

I didn't see it discussed so I thought I through...

I didn't see it discussed so I thought I through in my $0.02. There is a lowering in oxygen concentration with altitude, so most runners do best at sea level. However when biking, the air...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 47,410
Posted By phillman5

I had a 53/39 on my older '88 bike, and when I...

I had a 53/39 on my older '88 bike, and when I got a new bike a few years ago it came with a 50/34. In Albuquerque we have rolling hills, and when you need to shift the front, thats usually too big...
09-23-19, 03:56 PM
09-23-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,424
Posted By phillman5

flat

I was visiting Ann Arbor to give a talk at UofM and attend a friend's wedding, from Albuquerque. I rode out to Jackson to see my god parents, whom I've never met, it was monday of labor day or...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,959
Posted By phillman5

The club I just quit is anything but democratic....

The club I just quit is anything but democratic. One guy just about decides everything, including if we can talk about the TdF, and is the ride leader unless he is not there. I never saw anything put...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,959
Posted By phillman5

Long ago I was a member of more of a 'race club'....

Long ago I was a member of more of a 'race club'. They had a GREAT main sponsor (club name was same as sponsor's) It was a pretty fancy Italian Restaurant that offered club members 1/2 off wine and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 02:49 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 47,410
Posted By phillman5

Thanks, that what I thought too, and...

Thanks, that what I thought too, and misunderstood the OP.
09-02-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,285
Posted By phillman5

My bother and I rode from Tucson to Ludington Mi...

My bother and I rode from Tucson to Ludington Mi (we crossed the pond via a ferry after visiting several breweries in Milwaukee) in 1975. Since our freewheels needed different removal tools we took...
09-02-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,285
Posted By phillman5

Hmmm, never thought about touring, I just gave my...

Hmmm, never thought about touring, I just gave my 36 hole Phil Wood hubs to a bike shop hat makes up bikes for poor/homeless etc. I am not sure if it would have taken a 7 speed FW, probably should...
09-02-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,695
Posted By phillman5

So it sounds like this cross walk is not at an...

So it sounds like this cross walk is not at an intersection between two streets, but between two intersections. We have one bike path like that. What many have missed here, is with metal cleats on,...
09-02-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,695
Posted By phillman5

I think 'nice' reminders are the way people learn...

I think 'nice' reminders are the way people learn or it reinforces that the offended did something stupid.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 47,410
Posted By phillman5

Hmm, interesting, never heard of WHR. Is that...

Hmm, interesting, never heard of WHR. Is that your 'waist' or the largest part of your belly? Now after a several year hiatus from cycling and adding up to 40 lbs and a 1.0 WHR, its been keeping the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 47,410
Posted By phillman5

OP, correct me if I am wrong, but I read original...

OP, correct me if I am wrong, but I read original post "bottom 3 gears" that you don't use the largest three rear gears. Then with a 52x36 would start to use at least the 3rd from largest.

I...
08-26-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,547
Posted By phillman5

Read my original post, I said "I *think* there...

Read my original post, I said "I *think* there is some sort of law that small cups of water are required to be free." I wasn't asserting that was true, I was leaving it up to the reader to...
08-26-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,547
Posted By phillman5

Google it. It does very country to country, and...

Google it. It does very country to country, and state to state.

https://skeptics.stackexchange.com/questions/7082/do-laws-exist-that-say-restaurants-must-serve-customers-who-request-tap-water
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,820
Posted By phillman5

Not really. A local pro rider (invited to the...

Not really. A local pro rider (invited to the Olympics try outs in '88 or maybe '92) and Team TT was his speciality, said the line should almost be continuously changing so you pull for maybe 10...
Forum: Touring
08-26-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,140
Posted By phillman5

Haven't read all the posts here, but spent quite...

Haven't read all the posts here, but spent quite some time reading many. As it looks she is determined, and I wouldn't stop her (though I only have 3 sons and not a daughter).


During my freshman...
08-26-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,547
Posted By phillman5

Some convenience stores around here will have a...

Some convenience stores around here will have a sign up by the soda machine that ice is 25 cents.

I ALWAYS ask first before taking water/ice.

On one of our routes my friend insists on getting...
08-26-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,547
Posted By phillman5

Mountain spring water

Count me in on this. I do think getting a drink down stream is more risky. I've never had a problem and the cool fresh spring water is very refreashing! I'll take some chances in life, this is one...
08-26-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,547
Posted By phillman5

Free water

Actually it kind of is. I think there is some sort of law that small cups of water are required to be free. But if you want a big cup, they can charge you the same as a soda. The 'cups' are one...
08-16-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 35,719
Posted By phillman5

You might not be breaking the law riding on that...

You might not be breaking the law riding on that side walk, and I'm sure a police officer would see your side of the problem.

But on the map you posted, it looks like One Stop Auto Sales is in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 01:15 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,504
Posted By phillman5

1) he didn't make any excuses, like he wasn't...

1) he didn't make any excuses, like he wasn't recovered

2) IT WAS 1975, power meters (or any bike computer) wasn't available!


This whole thread has been on cadence while climbing. I make a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,504
Posted By phillman5

Huh, I am confused. First you say "You need a...

Huh, I am confused. First you say "You need a metric other than speed." But isn't speed the ultimate goal into getting up a hill faster? All PM and HRM do is guide you. Then you say "the object...
08-13-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 35,719
Posted By phillman5

I did my part a couple of years ago. When I first...

I did my part a couple of years ago. When I first heard about 'Rolling Coal' I was flabbergasted! I was pointed to a guy called something Bus Joey that posted videos on YouTube of him 'Rolling Coal'...
08-13-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 35,719
Posted By phillman5

I agree with all you said. But the question is...

I agree with all you said. But the question is why they don't like cyclists, and try to come up with some reasons, and lets try to take those away.
08-13-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 35,719
Posted By phillman5

Paul, Fair enough! Its just when I try...

Paul,
Fair enough! Its just when I try something like that, I'll misjudge the traffic pulse timing and get caught going the wrong way with the pulse coming right at me (and seemingly no out). But it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 11:52 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,504
Posted By phillman5

Terry, See post right above yours by...

Terry,
See post right above yours by balesmachine (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/balesmachine-428222.html) and his friend that had a cadence of 40. Many Time Trialists have a 56 tooth large...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,504
Posted By phillman5

Did you read my whole post, or the one I quoted? ...

Did you read my whole post, or the one I quoted? High cadence is relative, optimum cadance/gear depends on the person, grade and distance. People with slow twitch muscles do better with lower...
08-12-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 35,719
Posted By phillman5

Paul, Can you give one or two good examples of...

Paul,
Can you give one or two good examples of traffic laws you break that serves the greater good of your safety and overall traffic flow?

"There is something about cyclists that just causes...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,504
Posted By phillman5

I don't have a climber (and probably sprinter)...

I don't have a climber (and probably sprinter) build. I am about 6' and usually over 200 lbs. I have big thighs, 23.5" circumference. In '75 while training for a cross country ride with my older...
08-12-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 16,282
Posted By phillman5

Definitely keep the LeMond, as it has sedimental...

Definitely keep the LeMond, as it has sedimental value, and note Greg LeMond is the only American (in the record books) as having won the TdF. (go ahead and flame me, but facts are facts).

Me, I...
08-12-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,570
Posted By phillman5

Tim, I agree with others here, if 24x7z52 was...

Tim,
I agree with others here, if 24x7z52 was in place and known when you signed up, its your problem. If a company switched after that you always have the option to find another employer, or at...
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