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09-27-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,213
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

An excellent point. I do hydrate adequately. I...

An excellent point. I do hydrate adequately. I usually drink when it’s very hot and especially when the humidity is high. If I’m not sweating a lot then I’m not losing a lot of water. I weigh in...
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.
09-26-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,213
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I almost always ride fasting. I don’t like eating...

I almost always ride fasting. I don’t like eating before an effort. I drink very little. It’s common for me to put in 40 miles without touching my water bottle and starting out fasting from the...
09-22-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Ah, but I will silently protest with abstinence.

Ah, but I will silently protest with abstinence.
09-22-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 533
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I tried the Hasselhof method, but all that did...

I tried the Hasselhof method, but all that did for me was get a ton of bikini hotties running toward me in slow motion with a cheesy soundtrack.
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. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 805
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I bought an Endurace CF SL 8.0 Disc with Ultegra...

I bought an Endurace CF SL 8.0 Disc with Ultegra (mechanical) and love it. Almost 4500 miles on it so far. Zero complaints. Great fit.
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.
09-04-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 520
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Ah, I see. You must be one of those “Zwift only”...

Ah, I see. You must be one of those “Zwift only” types. Take your bike outside- it’s fun! ;)
09-04-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 520
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Dude, that is one cramped car! Get a trunk rack...

Dude, that is one cramped car! Get a trunk rack or a roof rack and stretch out a little...
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
09-02-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 976
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Valve stems at appropriate place, cranks set...

Valve stems at appropriate place, cranks set correctly, gold chain, (cha-Ching!) but it’s not in Biggy Smalls. Sad!
09-02-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,304
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Cotton kills. OP should change...

Cotton kills. OP should change diet/hygiene/underpants (not necessarily in that order) if they have excessive stank.
09-02-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 680
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I have an Elite Fly water bottle that is black,...

I have an Elite Fly water bottle that is black, and I swear it heat the contents any warmer than any other colored water bottles I own, including a white and a clear one. My red one is also the...
09-02-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 680
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

We have several variants and sizes of Kleen...

We have several variants and sizes of Kleen Kanteen stuff, and it is the best at keeping hot stuff piping hot, and frigid stuff frigid. Love it!
09-02-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Stock up on Vit D. It’s extremely affordable and...

Stock up on Vit D. It’s extremely affordable and very easy to get. ;)
09-01-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 754
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

...and these reasons are...? ;)

...and these reasons are...? ;)
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?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,669
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I'm 5'6" and bought an XS Endurace. It fits like...

I'm 5'6" and bought an XS Endurace. It fits like it was custom made for me with a couple very easy adjustments out of the box, like fore/aft correct saddle position and height (obviously) and a very...
08-27-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Sadly, very few seem invulnerable. That's...

Sadly, very few seem invulnerable. That's something to think about.
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. ;)
08-25-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 928
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

If the chamois/socks/jersey you’re wearing...

If the chamois/socks/jersey you’re wearing everyday are good, why change them? ;) Spend the time to swap them out. Live a little. Explore your hobby, delve into pneumatic bliss. Or just go for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 401
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Pull the insoles out and then lay the shoes on...

Pull the insoles out and then lay the shoes on their sides in front of the fan grate at the bottom of your kitchen refrigerator. Perfect amount of warm/dry/circulation. Can’t beat it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-20, 12:52 PM
08-17-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,531
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Similar to my first thought at that comparison. ...

Similar to my first thought at that comparison. Johnny Walker? Oof.

Great wheels for me = DTSwiss p1800 disc 28 spokes. 1665grams, bladed spokes, through axle, nothing fancy, but pure function...
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: Introductions
08-16-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

What part of "upstate" NY? I'm in the...

What part of "upstate" NY? I'm in the Adirondacks, well inside the Adirondack Park. Great riding here, from road to mountain bike, gravel (miles and miles of dirt roads!)
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....
08-16-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,429
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Good show of restraint- I wouldn't buy a bike...

Good show of restraint- I wouldn't buy a bike with tiger stripes, either.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,730
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Ok, now that *THAT* is settled, how many riders...

Ok, now that *THAT* is settled, how many riders here unzip the hem zips on the bottoms of their bib tights on climbs, while waving to other riders on the local multi-use path on their singlespeed...
Replies: 76
Views: 12,558
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Well, shoot... I’ve only bought TWO bikes from...

Well, shoot... I’ve only bought TWO bikes from Canyon this year. I wish I had seen this thread a long time ago, because I could have avoided so much joy and happiness if I had not done business...
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.
08-12-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 942
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

No. TL bicycle tires use a liquid sealant and a...

No. TL bicycle tires use a liquid sealant and a specific rim strip. Much, much different than car tires.

On one of my bikes still running tubes (Airstops w/ GP5000s) I don’t have to add any air...
08-12-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,556
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

...unless you're that testicle. ;) Glad to hear...

...unless you're that testicle. ;) Glad to hear you're doing well, though! Keep at it.
08-11-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 942
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Did the mechanic swap the proper tubeless valve...

Did the mechanic swap the proper tubeless valve into the rim? Tubeless tires, when set up correctly, shouldn’t leak like that.
08-11-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Does the pump have a pressure gauge? What does...

Does the pump have a pressure gauge? What does it read during each compression stroke? Do you hear any air moving whilst pumping?
08-10-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,218
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

People who complain about press fit bb creaks are...

People who complain about press fit bb creaks are largely just looking for some sort of justification about why their bike is so much better for them than a different brand/model/style of bike than...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,492
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Would not be interested, unless they were free...

Would not be interested, unless they were free inside a tube box. If a TL valve is installed your product is not necessary. That’s my gauged interest. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

You could very easily have no wife, but indeed...

You could very easily have no wife, but indeed like the way he thinks. You made no mention of hiding, hoarding, or otherwise stockpiling any such resources, currencies, monies, credits or other...
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, 08:42 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,340
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I can grow grass and trees pretty well, but the...

I can grow grass and trees pretty well, but the things I grow most easily are old & tired. I tried growing wiser, but it only made me grow more tired...
08-05-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 996
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Ask yourself, every time you're about to shove...

Ask yourself, every time you're about to shove something in your mouth, "Will this make me faster or slower?" That's a pretty good plan for caloric intake, especially if you actually heed what you...
08-05-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,340
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

At least you're willing to learn and admit that...

At least you're willing to learn and admit that a.) you're a crackpot, and b.) you have no idea what you're talking about regarding Covid-19. ;) (Just yankin' yer chain a little.) That's a solid...
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
08-04-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,034
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Glad to hear you’re progressing in a positive...

Glad to hear you’re progressing in a positive direction. No reason to push yourself into a longer recovery. Sometimes our bodies know more than our brains, and we should heed their advice. Rest...
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