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Forum: Northeast
09-26-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Cross-posting is looked on excessively poorly...

Cross-posting is looked on excessively poorly around here.
09-21-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Kind of mean giving someone a mediocre macrobrew,...

Kind of mean giving someone a mediocre macrobrew, but your appreciation was sincere, so your karma is once again in balance. :)
09-10-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 585
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Biking has kept dinosaurs at bay at my house. No...

Biking has kept dinosaurs at bay at my house. No attacks so far, and I ride regularly and strenuously. I shudder to think of the disemboweling I might suffer if I stopped pedaling...
09-04-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,448
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Re.

Re.
09-03-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 920
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

...and leg speed. Learn to spin quickly and your...

...and leg speed. Learn to spin quickly and your sprints will get better. If you can crank out 130+rpm without bouncing then you have a gift. If not, you can work on it. The best sprinters have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Those disc brake ticks are a statistics counter...

Those disc brake ticks are a statistics counter ticking off all of the crashes you avoided by running disc brakes vs 1600s technology rim brakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,452
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

What shoes are you planning on wearing with it?

What shoes are you planning on wearing with it?
08-26-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 573
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Just buy a Kickr Climb and be done with it. And...

Just buy a Kickr Climb and be done with it. And a headwind. Cheapskate. ;)
08-17-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,214
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

...and that’s when I realized you’re obviously...

...and that’s when I realized you’re obviously not American. ;) I stand a lot on steep hills, but I also like to climb in bigger gears. I love climbing.
Forum: Foo
08-16-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,044
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Waiting all week for Saturday morning cartoons. ...

Waiting all week for Saturday morning cartoons. Bug Bunny ruled. Roadrunner and Coyote were soooooo cool.

Star Wars was so mind-blowingly amazing that we were certain nothing could EVER top it....
08-15-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,218
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

My Endurace CF SL 8.0 rides like a pillow on...

My Endurace CF SL 8.0 rides like a pillow on G5000s @ ~ 54psi rear and 48psi front. I can see cracks/seams in the road, but I can't feel them at all. Nicest bike I've ever ridden in regard to...
08-15-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,076
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I like people who are too ignorant to realize...

I like people who are too ignorant to realize that the OWNERS/HANDLERS are the problem, not the DOGS. I like them sooooo much. ;) Hint: the dog in the OP didn’t drop its leash from its owner’s...
08-13-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,930
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

There's a very easy to see blue arrow instructing...

There's a very easy to see blue arrow instructing you where to properly make contact with the happy steel rainbow. Pretty sure if you hit it hard enough, in the exact right spot, gold will come out.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

An opinion, or a wife?

An opinion, or a wife?
08-06-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,799
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I think tRump's new name should be Agent Orange. ...

I think tRump's new name should be Agent Orange. He's certainly killing a lot of people in his wartime efforts.
08-05-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,911
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

This thread would be far less creepy if it wasn't...

This thread would be far less creepy if it wasn't in the fat old men's section. Just sayin.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,785
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Thats kind of like saying that Trek makes a few...

Thats kind of like saying that Trek makes a few bicycles...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 704
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Some people wear socks with sandals. There’s no...

Some people wear socks with sandals. There’s no accounting for taste.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,351
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I finally figured out how to make crazy money...

I finally figured out how to make crazy money working from home with this one little secret...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,038
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

You guys let other riders draft you? Doesn't...

You guys let other riders draft you? Doesn't anyone drope the hamer any more??? HTFU.
07-19-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,654
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Speaking for my wife and I, we didn’t have a...

Speaking for my wife and I, we didn’t have a financially viable choice to make regarding work. It was either go to work and have jobs, or quit. We chose to work. Many of our colleagues were...
07-16-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,090
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Weird. Up until this post I was certain that...

Weird. Up until this post I was certain that it’s IMPOSSIBLE to get wrecked on Coors Light.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,831
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I’ve never understood the fascination with gum...

I’ve never understood the fascination with gum wall tires. Will someone please tell me why they’re supposedly so cool, since, well, they’re not black? For what it’s worth, I’ve never truly...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,231
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Assos or go home.

Assos or go home.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,825
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

If this is your second bike ride ever and you’re...

If this is your second bike ride ever and you’re averaging 19.8mph over 22 miles, it’s time to start thinking about a coach and a professional cycling career. Nice pace for a solo beginner. ;)
06-30-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 12,937
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

For me, just me, there is such an overwhelming...

For me, just me, there is such an overwhelming benefit of riding with clipless pedals that every bike I ride has them. (7 bikes.)

Thats me. Just me. You eat what you like and I’ll eat what I...
06-27-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,275
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

So weird that FOUR bike shops were all filled...

So weird that FOUR bike shops were all filled with jerks and idiots, and the brand new guy (who already, in his very first post, knew to use the LBS abbreviation) is such a great guy. It couldn’t...
06-26-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,096
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I flipped a passing motorist the bird today.

I flipped a passing motorist the bird today.
06-26-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,950
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Ok, so it looks like there are plenty of full-on...

Ok, so it looks like there are plenty of full-on goofball workarounds to getting real cycling gloves. Has anyone found an alternative to bar tape? (Duct tape is ubiquitous.) Cables? (Twine? Bulk...
06-24-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,950
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Yiu must be even newer than I am. ;) Search for...

Yiu must be even newer than I am. ;) Search for “drope the hamer” and enjoy the read. :)
06-22-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 324
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Just rent a car, man! There’s sooooo much great...

Just rent a car, man! There’s sooooo much great stuff to see and do, and great riding (that you might want to drive for) that going without your own transportation will limit a lot of your fun. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,259
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

You could have just headed over to the nearest...

You could have just headed over to the nearest hardware store for some new gloves and droped several hamers whilst perusing their "bike" aisle, all the while denigrating your LBS for not allowing you...
06-20-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,950
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

No glove, no love.

No glove, no love.
06-20-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,950
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I would never, EVER wave back at a bike rider...

I would never, EVER wave back at a bike rider that was wearing hardware store gloves. But I have droped hamers at various hardware stores...

Pearl Izumi basic gel gloves are always selling cheap...
06-18-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,261
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

My rear end makes exceptionally loud noises. ...

My rear end makes exceptionally loud noises. It’s a point of pride, if I do say so.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,645
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Wireless is a bad idea when the Italian riders...

Wireless is a bad idea when the Italian riders hack into your BikeLAN and drop you into the 52/10 in the middle of the climb.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,497
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

That wasn’t shame you felt. It was lactic acid. ...

That wasn’t shame you felt. It was lactic acid. Make friends with it and you’ll be a beast.
06-13-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Think of the weight savings. Now you’ll have...

Think of the weight savings. Now you’ll have more time to wave at people while riding on the sidewalk. I seriously hope you’re riding carbon wheels!
06-12-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 845
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

As in, “You can kiss Hairy *AND* the Hendersons!”...

As in, “You can kiss Hairy *AND* the Hendersons!” Something along those lines?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,148
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I used to think the same thing about bibs...

I used to think the same thing about bibs possibly being too hot. Honestly, the strap material wicks far better than bare skin, so they allow for better sweat transfer and evaporation compared to...
06-06-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,076
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I was getting a small rub from my R8000 fd in the...

I was getting a small rub from my R8000 fd in the big ring (52) and somewhere around the 7th-8th cog (11 speed cassette, 11-34.) It didn't rub on 9/10/11 or on 6/5/4, only on that 7th or 8th cog. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,104
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

A loaf of bread has two ends, but they are not...

A loaf of bread has two ends, but they are not connected without the work put in between them. ;)
06-04-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

After a bit of rumination, I believe the mask...

After a bit of rumination, I believe the mask should match your chamois. That way it will match if you ride around with your head up your- wait, nevermind... Just match it to your chamois and...
06-04-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Just make sure it goes over your eyes. The eyes...

Just make sure it goes over your eyes. The eyes are vulnerable. And if your socks are long enough- pull em up. Instant mask!
Forum: Foo
05-31-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,457
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Don’t *EVER* eat acetaminophen, ever, for *ANY*...

Don’t *EVER* eat acetaminophen, ever, for *ANY* reason! So much liver damage all over America from that crap.
05-31-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,508
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

XL, for 5’6” and 175lb? Wrong size, probably, no...

XL, for 5’6” and 175lb? Wrong size, probably, no matter who sewed them.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 13,615
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Faster? Possibly. Better climber? Possibly. ...

Faster? Possibly. Better climber? Possibly. It all depends on how you use the data, such as HR, cadence, estimated (or actual) Watts on a given segment of your ride. Being able to easily compare...
05-20-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,327
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

You *MUST* send them everything they ask for,...

You *MUST* send them everything they ask for, right after you send me the balance of that $328 million from the Nigerian prince in exile...
05-20-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 844
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Humans are to Earth as that one floater that just...

Humans are to Earth as that one floater that just won’t flush is to people. Eventually, Ol’ Nature will get us all. She’s trying really hard right now, and we’re just circling the bowl...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 13,615
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I like Strava. I follow one of my brothers and...

I like Strava. I follow one of my brothers and one of my sisters, and they follow me. That’s it. I don’t care about other riders that I don’t know, as far as connecting or following them. I just...
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