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10-10-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 522
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Were you wearing cycling shoes on your walk?

Were you wearing cycling shoes on your walk?
10-09-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,097
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

What if you pedal your bike from coast to coast?

What if you pedal your bike from coast to coast?
09-27-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 4,037
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Plenty of people riding bikes in this world...

Plenty of people riding bikes in this world wearing all sorts of things and having fun, getting from A to B. Wear what you like as long as you like what you wear.
09-26-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Taking my gloves off is always a race for me-...

Taking my gloves off is always a race for me- it's the first thing I do after I get off my bike, between "Upload ride" on the Garmin and the alert on my phone that my ride is ready to view on Strava....
09-26-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,437
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

The real question is whether or not you can wear...

The real question is whether or not you can wear the same shoes running the marathon and then riding the century. Running doesn't really need the protection that a cycling helmet provides, nor does...
09-23-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 919
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Flat pedals, no disc brakes, flat bars, not Trek,...

Flat pedals, no disc brakes, flat bars, not Trek, riderís choice of saddleÖ. This unit is the BF gold standard. Is the OP willing to ship?
09-16-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,148
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Just got hime from another ride. First thing I...

Just got hime from another ride. First thing I did after I sat down? Fire up Strava to see who’s soul I crushed today. (It was my own.) This post was motivated by Strava.
09-15-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,148
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Same. I try to get a couple PRs as each new...

Same. I try to get a couple PRs as each new season arrives, but eventually I wonít be as good as I used to be, and itís great to be able to compare me now to me before and see how my training is...
09-15-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,148
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

True story right there. Ever notice that every...

True story right there. Ever notice that every time Strava says the winds were calm there was a monstrous headwind the whole time you were riding? :)
09-14-21, 10:17 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,331
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Itís not such ďan obvious attackĒ or else youíd...

Itís not such ďan obvious attackĒ or else youíd be able to state exactly who is obviously being attacked.

Such a dim lion. Not a bright cat. You said so, yourself. Zzzooooommm!!! Or fo you...
09-14-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,331
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I think youíre awfully concerned about what I...

I think youíre awfully concerned about what I think of you and what you wear riding, and you feel extremely self-conscious about what a group of strangers thinks of you. Go ride your bike, have fun,...
09-14-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,331
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Man, I donít even know who you are, and you think...

Man, I donít even know who you are, and you think I make veiled posts addressed at you? Thatís whatís known as an over-inflated sense of importance, or some sort of narcissistic disorder. You need...
09-14-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,331
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Post #16? Yeah, I can see how no one at all...

Post #16? Yeah, I can see how no one at all liked it. :lol: Laugh at what you find funny, but donít blame me because youíre not a couple of bright cats. For what itís worth, Post #16 was some of...
09-14-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,331
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Exactly right. Thatís the joke. Weíre talking...

Exactly right. Thatís the joke. Weíre talking about BICYCLES here, not billion dollar net worths, yachts and private islands. Bicycles. Relax. Live it up. Ride, or donít. It wonít phase me, or...
09-14-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,331
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Itís not ďelitist and exclusive,Ē itís...

Itís not ďelitist and exclusive,Ē itís categorical and demarcated by levels of fitness, interest, effort, time, mileage, speed, type of riding, surface, location, season, et ceteraÖ When anyone on BF...
09-14-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,331
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

If thatís how you feel then thatís what you...

If thatís how you feel then thatís what you should do, boss. :thumb: Donít allow internet strangers to mold your life. Do whatever you want to do, but just do it.
09-12-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 970
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Once you make sure that your rim strip is...

Once you make sure that your rim strip is covering all of the sharp-edged spoke hole inside your rim, and you're ready to replace the tube, try one of the tubes that come with sealant inside. Yes,...
09-12-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,148
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

No one should care if others like new tech or...

No one should care if others like new tech or not. There's plenty that I don't like, use, or plan on using. Just pointing out that some of the "simple things" that we like using were, at one time,...
09-12-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,148
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

What about shifting tech, tire tech, braking...

What about shifting tech, tire tech, braking tech? Those things you ride were not original equipment on the first bicycles. They evolved. The tech evolves. Someone saying that they choose not to...
09-12-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,148
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

For sure. How many KOMs are stomped out into a...

For sure. How many KOMs are stomped out into a direct 15+mph headwind? Precious few, I'm guessing.
09-12-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,148
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Just got home from a ride. I got a new PR on one...

Just got home from a ride. I got a new PR on one segment and a KOM on another. Would I have pushed that hard if they were merely “just plain old sections of road?” Probably not. Did I blast those...
09-11-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,004
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Bibs, disc brakes, friction shifters or Di2? ...

Bibs, disc brakes, friction shifters or Di2? Sock height and chain lube factor in here significantly. Ride what you like for any reason you choose and have fun.
09-10-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,470
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Did we just become best friends? Have a...

Did we just become best friends?

Have a great time this weekend. Stay safe.
09-10-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,470
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Never been. Meet me there? You ride yet today? ...

Never been. Meet me there? You ride yet today? I just got back about 20 minutes ago. Windy! My particular selection of riding wear was most fortuitously appropriate for the conditions, as it was...
09-10-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,470
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Real bike riders get it. Fake bike riders, too. ...

Real bike riders get it. Fake bike riders, too. Casual riders, commuters, racers and headset spacers. Hard core, apple core and those with corps díesprit, aussi! Donít try to act so bitter all the...
09-09-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,470
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

True story right there. I see people having fun...

True story right there. I see people having fun riding bikes, though, and dude, thatís cool with me. I also know people who intentionally avoid riding bikes. Thatís ok, too. ;)
09-09-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,470
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Man, youíve got a great point in that last...

Man, youíve got a great point in that last sentence. I promise to stop making mocking posts about the very true fact that real bike riders wear expensive stuff made just for cycling. (Ooops. From...
09-09-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,470
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

So youíre saying that the group I referenced that...

So youíre saying that the group I referenced that wears Home Depot gloves and safety glasses with cotton pants and only occasionally rides is the group actually wearing cycling specific clothing? My...
09-09-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,416
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Ever notice how riding up some inclines just...

Ever notice how riding up some inclines just feels faster than you’d expect? Maybe due to the angle of the hill and how it changes your position over the bike, or the additional resistance vs power...
09-09-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,470
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

The OP asks, “I thought I'd ask the group here:...

The OP asks, “I thought I'd ask the group here: What benefits do cycling wear bring, and how significant are those benefits?” and out came all of the common ALTERNATIVES TO CYCLING WEAR responses. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,118
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Its all about maintaining a cadence/effort for...

Its all about maintaining a cadence/effort for best power/efficiency/pace. Some people donít shift enough to yield the full benefits of the entire range of the drivetrain, some people do. As long...
09-07-21, 10:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Any mention of how many were wearing cycl8ng...

Any mention of how many were wearing cycl8ng specific clothing or shoes?
09-07-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,138
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I love the Donnelly Strada USH in the 32 size. ...

I love the Donnelly Strada USH in the 32 size. Great on hardpack, loose whether wet or dry, and fast. Great all around tire in my opinion. There are lots of great options in fast gravel tires.
09-07-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 860
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Youíre not alone. No one can stand sitting;...

Youíre not alone. No one can stand sitting; youíre either doing one or the other. If this scenario occurs during a race, though, itís all about where you sit in the standings.
09-06-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,351
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

The OP likely has some form of prostatitis or...

The OP likely has some form of prostatitis or urethritis, likely from his specific anatomy and how he interfaces (pun not intended, butt I’ll take it!) with his saddle and overall bike position.
09-06-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,470
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Im heading out for a serious road ride on my...

Im heading out for a serious road ride on my serious bike, and Iím wearing serious clothes. Seriously. Later, I might jump on one of my mountain bikes and good around, in a seriously fun manner,...
09-05-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,470
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I was wearing some pretty expensive cycling gear...

I was wearing some pretty expensive cycling gear while I read that post, and it had zero effect whatsoever. Iíll try again in cotton baggy shorts and some casual shoes and see how it goes.

You...
09-05-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,470
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

In your haste to slobber all over this thread,...

In your haste to slobber all over this thread, you failed to read my last sentence of the second post you quoted. I find your brand of comedy refreshing and inviting. Well done. You may now wear...
09-05-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 795
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

One of my brothers swears that a few short yoga...

One of my brothers swears that a few short yoga sessions at home, after rides, has helped him tremendously. He piles up the miles annually. I don’t like stretching, and I get a little back fatigue...
09-05-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,470
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

This forum is also chock full o’ nuts. Welcome....

This forum is also chock full o’ nuts. Welcome. Try not to sound so wounded about imaginary people mocking you personally for wearing street clothes while “riding” your bike with intensity. No one in...
09-05-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,470
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

BF never, and I mean never EVER, disappoints. ...

BF never, and I mean never EVER, disappoints. Who would buy/wear cycling-specific apparel whilst actually cycling? Who, on BF, actually rides? (Hint: it’s the same people.)

Who wears Homer...
09-05-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,351
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

True, because it would completely destroy his...

True, because it would completely destroy his will to pedal at all if those were his only choices. Hence, no more pain.
09-05-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,508
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

That was quick thinking. She must have loved...

That was quick thinking. She must have loved that seatpost. ;)
09-04-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,508
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

It sure so7nds like you’re sitting directly on...

It sure so7nds like you’re sitting directly on your prostate.
09-03-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I’m looking at about two full srasond on a set,...

I’m looking at about two full srasond on a set, but I don’t brake much on my rides, until I get back to my garage. Looong miles without having to stop, no traffic lights, no stop signs. Ride all...
09-03-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,511
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

But that pic of the threadless would be without...

But that pic of the threadless would be without worth.
09-03-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,511
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Well, since this is Bike Forums I’ve gotta ask…....

Well, since this is Bike Forums I’ve gotta ask…. Was this other rider wearing cycling shorts, street shorts, soccer shorts, basketball shorts, work shorts, Home Depot shorts, short shorts, or bib...
09-03-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,331
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Bike Forums: Where pudgy old men who spend...

Bike Forums: Where pudgy old men who spend thousands of dollars on bicycles, but only dozens of dollars on flat pedals and walking shoes are vastly overrepresented. Good times, good times.
Forum: Foo
09-01-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 912
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Pardon me- I didnít realize that questions about...

Pardon me- I didnít realize that questions about cars were now considered very serious topics in the General Cycling category of Bike Forums, so I thought I bit of ironic humor was fitting. I hope...
09-01-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,331
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

No, because my mother isnít a mouth breathing...

No, because my mother isnít a mouth breathing idiot; she wears pancake flippin boots appropriately. There was one time she wore them to make crÍpes, and I mocked her for that. Just that once, snd I...
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