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Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 535
Posted By Dan333SP

Thank you for the advice! We just booked an...

Thank you for the advice! We just booked an amazing AirBnB in the hills above Soller which appears to be basically the epicenter of some excellent routes around the island, I couldn't be more...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 535
Posted By Dan333SP

Amazing advice, thank you so much! We just booked...

Amazing advice, thank you so much! We just booked our tickets for the trip today so I remembered this thread and came back to enjoy the great pics from Hermes and your advice on Algarve. We just...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,781
Posted By Dan333SP

You said you're looking for a bike to use in...

You said you're looking for a bike to use in triathlons and it sounds like you're trying to spend under $1,000, right? You don't have to look at 20 year old bikes to make that work, TT/Tri bikes seem...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 535
Posted By Dan333SP

Thank you for the info! I'd definitely prefer to...

Thank you for the info! I'd definitely prefer to bring my bike, but our plans involve also spending a few days in a small apt in Lisbon, so between buying a case in the first place, lugging the case...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 535
Posted By Dan333SP

Renting and riding in Algarve & Mallorca?

In the process of planning a dream vacation for October that will include a few days in Lagos, Portugal and a few days on the Spanish island of Mallorca. In each case I'd like to rent a road bike and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-22, 05:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,418
Posted By Dan333SP

Even on the 10 sp 105 which I'm still running, I...

Even on the 10 sp 105 which I'm still running, I have to trim a click when on the 2 largest cogs on the back to avoid FD rub, nothing unusual there. Nature of the beast, easy enough to do.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By Dan333SP

I feel like I haven't regularly watched GCN at...

I feel like I haven't regularly watched GCN at all for a couple of years, maybe it's just that they've covered virtually everything already. I do love Manon though.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,463
Posted By Dan333SP

Sometimes, for your sanity, it's best to just...

Sometimes, for your sanity, it's best to just ignore occasional clicks and ticks. I've spent weeks chasing things that turn out to be something completely different than what I anticipated. Most...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,117
Posted By Dan333SP

Are wheel manufacturers still selling new tubular...

Are wheel manufacturers still selling new tubular rims for non-track applications? I know as the market moved towards wider rims there was a simultaneous push towards tubeless setups, so I'd imagine...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,786
Posted By Dan333SP

Has anyone on this forum ever had any frame...

Has anyone on this forum ever had any frame damage as a result of transporting a carbon frame on a trunk rack? Everyone seems to imply that the jostling the frame takes from a moving vehicle in...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 862
Posted By Dan333SP

Definitely a normal thing. I use my "outdoor"...

Definitely a normal thing. I use my "outdoor" rear tire on my trainer all the time, GP5000, and it'll develop a silver stripe where the tire makes contact with the trainer's roller drum. When you go...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2,915
Views: 554,801
Posted By Dan333SP

Rode on the Blue Ridge Parkway yesterday on an...

Rode on the Blue Ridge Parkway yesterday on an absolutely perfect fall day. This is one of the great cycling roads in the world and I will not accept any debate on this.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,818
Posted By Dan333SP

I haven't been, but I've seen it and it looks...

I haven't been, but I've seen it and it looks tasty. I've been trying to get people to refer to Short Pump as ShoPu for a while now, it hasn't stuck yet. If NYC can do that with every neighborhood,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,818
Posted By Dan333SP

My now ex-girlfriend (hence the "major life...

My now ex-girlfriend (hence the "major life upheaval" comments) lives right next to the VMFA on Boulevard, we'd hear packs of idiots on gas-powered bikes and mopeds cruising around in enormous groups...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,818
Posted By Dan333SP

This past weekend was the 1 year anniversary of...

This past weekend was the 1 year anniversary of me having contracted Covid and then developing the blood clot I mentioned later on in the thread. Good news is that despite some major life upheaval...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,908
Posted By Dan333SP

I'd probably pay that much for a lightly used 105...

I'd probably pay that much for a lightly used 105 groupset (I still run 5700 and need to replace some bits soon), it's like getting a really good frame, finishing bits, and wheels for free!

Was...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,148
Posted By Dan333SP

When I see Specialzied Allezs being sold with 105...

When I see Specialzied Allezs being sold with 105 for $3500 used, nothing in the used bike market surprises me any more.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 15,516
Posted By Dan333SP

Popped in to check on BF, saw a thread about a...

Popped in to check on BF, saw a thread about a shirtless, helmetless dude racing unaware strangers on a hybrid and crashing on a group ride... this forum does not disappoint.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,616
Posted By Dan333SP

I too raced in the ACCC while in grad school at...

I too raced in the ACCC while in grad school at VCU here in Richmond. Collegiate racing was by far the most fun bike racing I've ever done. Helps when your school/club pays the entry and travel fees....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By Dan333SP

As with all things power meter related, DCR is...

As with all things power meter related, DCR is your best bet-

https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2021/03/garmin-rally-power-meter-review-spd-spd-sl-look-keo.html
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,515
Posted By Dan333SP

My team currently uses Vie13 for our custom kits,...

My team currently uses Vie13 for our custom kits, we have a lot of women in the club and they rave about it. Personally, the sizing is a little different than what I'm used to but the bibs and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 73,756
Posted By Dan333SP

Love a zombie thread OP appearance.

Love a zombie thread OP appearance.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,818
Posted By Dan333SP

I took WhyFi on the full loop from the Fan out...

I took WhyFi on the full loop from the Fan out across the Belvidere bridge and on out to Old Gun, it's my favorite loop in the area. There's still a quarter mile of terror where the bike route...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,818
Posted By Dan333SP

Missed this but I dredged the thread up because...

Missed this but I dredged the thread up because someone else posted about riding post-covid. I had a follow up ultrasound a couple weeks ago and they cleared me, looks like the clot fully resolved...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,331
Posted By Dan333SP

You might be referencing my thread from late last...

You might be referencing my thread from late last year-

https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1215988-riding-post-covid-3.html

I think I mentioned in an update to that thread that I ended up...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By Dan333SP

Where do you live? That's a gorgeous photo and...

Where do you live? That's a gorgeous photo and backdrop, enjoy the bike!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 356,575
Posted By Dan333SP

My mom and brother visited for thanksgiving, took...

My mom and brother visited for thanksgiving, took them there for exactly that. A friend is one of the brewers so he sent us home with some limited run crowlers. 10/10.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 356,575
Posted By Dan333SP

Yea, DVT most certainly was brought on by Covid,...

Yea, DVT most certainly was brought on by Covid, seems as if the virus did some damage to my blood vessels. I've fully recovered now but it wasn't fun for a while there.

My LBS sells Spec, may...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 356,575
Posted By Dan333SP

I really picked the absolute worst time to think...

I really picked the absolute worst time to think about a new bike. Apparently PBK doesn't have any groupsets available, and the used bike/component market has gone full stonks and things are either...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 356,575
Posted By Dan333SP

Hey folks, long time. Couple of bike-related...

Hey folks, long time. Couple of bike-related questions... as I finally approach a time when I can ride outside again (had covid, developed DVT, had to go on blood thinners and was restricted to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,685
Posted By Dan333SP

Thanks for the reminder, I've been meaning to...

Thanks for the reminder, I've been meaning to start a thread on whether I got a good deal on my Madone 8 years ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,572
Posted By Dan333SP

I've had my fair share of group ride/race...

I've had my fair share of group ride/race crashes, but those really aren't scary per se because you hardly have time to react, you're just suddenly tumbling and hoping your body and bike frame don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2,915
Views: 554,801
Posted By Dan333SP

Dawn in Miami a few months ago. ...

Dawn in Miami a few months ago.

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,400
Posted By Dan333SP

Covid had a big impact. First of all, the...

Covid had a big impact. First of all, the obvious- no group rides, no racing, so my motivation for rides longer than 2 hours dwindles without the social aspect.

Second of all, the fact that I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,452
Posted By Dan333SP

This is the key to solving all sore-related...

This is the key to solving all sore-related ailments. Quoted for truth. Make sure to grow your nails nice and long, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,818
Posted By Dan333SP

Thanks for checking! I'm doing much better,...

Thanks for checking! I'm doing much better, fortunately. My doc put me on Xarelto which is a newer anticoagulant, I'll be on it for at least 3 months. After going on the medication, I was still in...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,876
Posted By Dan333SP

Another thing about bibs is that, depending on...

Another thing about bibs is that, depending on the cut, they tend to have a bit more material covering you on your hips/back/crotch so you don't get that awkward skin peeking out when you get off the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,876
Posted By Dan333SP

I got my first pair of The Black Bibs recently...

I got my first pair of The Black Bibs recently (plus model), they're great, another vote for them. I'm pretty tall (6'3", ~180 lbs) and went for the large in a non-tall version, it fits just fine....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,818
Posted By Dan333SP

Just to update this thread for anyone who ends up...

Just to update this thread for anyone who ends up searching for covid-related information and didn't see my posts in Addiction, it turns out I developed DVT in one of my legs that is almost certainly...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 939
Posted By Dan333SP

IME, sore legs from running don't really impact...

IME, sore legs from running don't really impact riding all that much other than being uncomfortable. Just keep riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 381,438
Posted By Dan333SP

It's an amicable thing, just wasn't good for...

It's an amicable thing, just wasn't good for either of us any more and it turns out I'm not really big on being a suburban dad in a cul de sac. 50/50 split with the kiddo is what I wanted and what...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 381,438
Posted By Dan333SP

Doesn't help that I got all excited about...

Doesn't help that I got all excited about Richmond having an IndyCar race return to our speedway, but of course that was canceled as well. One more thing, but small fish compared to the other issues...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 381,438
Posted By Dan333SP

Get Covid! No need to calorie count! You lose...

Get Covid! No need to calorie count! You lose your appetite and smell, so there's no real desire to consume anything. I dropped from nearly 190 to 175 in the course of 2 weeks. Silver lining indeed.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 381,438
Posted By Dan333SP

Maybe I suck at patching tubes, but I've given up...

Maybe I suck at patching tubes, but I've given up on trying and now just toss punctured tubes. 9 times out of 10 the patch would either fail or slow leak. Guess I need one of those metal roller...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 381,438
Posted By Dan333SP

I wonder if beer hits harder when on blood...

I wonder if beer hits harder when on blood thinners??
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 381,438
Posted By Dan333SP

My doc was pretty clear that Covid is presenting...

My doc was pretty clear that Covid is presenting as both a respiratory and cardiovascular disease, and he's definitely seen an increase in the incidence of blood clots for otherwise healthy people...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 381,438
Posted By Dan333SP

Yes! Whichever was less concerning for my doctor....

Yes! Whichever was less concerning for my doctor.

I do have good insurance fortunately so I think I'll be getting a script for xarelto.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 381,438
Posted By Dan333SP

I should note that she (14 months old) never...

I should note that she (14 months old) never displayed any symptoms and tested negative twice, so I guess there is truth to the virus being gentle on the very young.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 381,438
Posted By Dan333SP

Fun story... a relief bill passed Congress during...

Fun story... a relief bill passed Congress during the early days of the pandemic that required employers to pay 2 additional weeks of sick leave for employees who contract the virus... but this rule...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 381,438
Posted By Dan333SP

Wow. Ultrasound showed a large clot in my left...

Wow. Ultrasound showed a large clot in my left femoral vein from above my knee all the way to my foot, so it was exactly what I suspected/feared. I guess I'm getting good at this self-diagnostics...
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