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05-11-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 770
Posted By Rdmonster69

I see what you did there : )

I see what you did there : )
04-29-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,763
Posted By Rdmonster69

I drive by there every day. Once stopped to get a...

I drive by there every day. Once stopped to get a dozen for work and forgot they only did cash. Went to a bank machine because those are the best donuts anywhere. Pharoa's donuts in St Louis were...
04-29-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,128
Posted By Rdmonster69

Meh .... live and learn. I wouldn't say dumbass...

Meh .... live and learn. I wouldn't say dumbass but a lesson learned.
04-29-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,046
Posted By Rdmonster69

Is she hot ... that is the real question here.

Is she hot ... that is the real question here.
04-25-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 453
Posted By Rdmonster69

I have a stiff neck all 4 seasons.

I have a stiff neck all 4 seasons.
04-19-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,562
Posted By Rdmonster69

I'm a young pup at 52 but share the sentiment. I...

I'm a young pup at 52 but share the sentiment. I carry a 185 average in my bowling league. Gonna bowl this summer for the first time. Keep racking up the miles .... I will too. Keeps my mind right.
04-18-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,150
Posted By Rdmonster69

A bit of gel super glue works great. I even have...

A bit of gel super glue works great. I even have had semi frayed ends that I was able to get back in shape by gluing and twisting with some rubber gloves on. All this because I didn't have the end...
04-07-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 3,568
Posted By Rdmonster69

I had a little three legged dog chase me once....

I had a little three legged dog chase me once. Didn't seem particularly intent on biting he just wanted to give chase. Little guy outran his pal that also chased .....fast little fella for sure. Also...
03-29-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4,419
Views: 694,733
Posted By Rdmonster69

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03-28-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 693
Posted By Rdmonster69

Lol , That's the hassock and its been...

Lol , That's the hassock and its been reupholstered many times. Our animals destroy it on the regular and my wife keeps recovering it.
03-26-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,999
Posted By Rdmonster69

I put a Selle Italia Boost Superflow Endurance on...

I put a Selle Italia Boost Superflow Endurance on a recent build and its awesome. Large cutout and more padding than the regular boost saddles they sell. It's a shorter nose saddle but for you that...
03-25-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,508
Posted By Rdmonster69

This old rider has 60 mm of spacers ... stem...

This old rider has 60 mm of spacers ... stem don't rise that much tho !!
03-24-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,692
Posted By Rdmonster69

Cool find and cool thread.

Cool find and cool thread.
03-23-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,245
Posted By Rdmonster69

To the OP. Search like crazy for something in...

To the OP. Search like crazy for something in your side. If your not sure head to a LBS to sit on a few and try them out. Otherwise you are looking for a 19 or larger in a mountain bike frame....
03-23-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,245
Posted By Rdmonster69

Dude, you're assuming that this guy spends an...

Dude, you're assuming that this guy spends an inordinate amount of money on coffee and food and telling him to sell his car to buy a bike when he is talking about casual cycling. You have not been...
03-22-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 589
Posted By Rdmonster69

Map My Ride from under armor. Basic free app. I...

Map My Ride from under armor. Basic free app. I only use it when I am riding on of my bikes bike that doesn't have a basic computer/speedo etc.
03-19-22, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 539
Posted By Rdmonster69

you have NO idea !!

you have NO idea !!
03-18-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,719
Posted By Rdmonster69

I wear earplugs for hours on end when I ride...

I wear earplugs for hours on end when I ride motorcycles. They actually help my hearing. They will not hurt your hearing unless you shove em in so far you hurt something
03-18-22, 06:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 539
Posted By Rdmonster69

Cool Vintage German Bike

My friends girlfriend showed up with this nifty vintage german bike. A $100 craigslist find. I say its vintage because it has "made in West Germany" on the headtube. It has a front wheel dynamo that...
03-15-22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,334
Posted By Rdmonster69

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Another 30 miles today. You can see the...
03-15-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3,911
Views: 301,321
Posted By Rdmonster69

30 Miles yesterday, 30 mils today on my vintage...

30 Miles yesterday, 30 mils today on my vintage but new to me Litespeed.

...
03-15-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,027
Posted By Rdmonster69

I think it is 46.8 pound of cool. I don't even...

I think it is 46.8 pound of cool. I don't even know how much my fancy unobtainium/carbon fibery wonder bikes weigh but I might have to find out just for fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,034
Posted By Rdmonster69

Most difficult tire I have ever mounted. I did it...

Most difficult tire I have ever mounted. I did it without levers but had blood blisters on my hands. I brushed a little soap solution on the rim to et the last few inches mounted. I wouldn't mind...
03-09-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,499
Posted By Rdmonster69

I have two different bike stands. One that...

I have two different bike stands. One that supports the bike by the rear hub and one that supports the whole wheel from the bottom and the back. Both pretty common arrangements. Also both very stable...
03-09-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,334
Posted By Rdmonster69

I can't say it didn't cross my mind !! I had...

I can't say it didn't cross my mind !! I had issues with my neck before the accident from years od motorcycles, dirtbikes etc. My (many) CT scans and MRIs show degenerative disks in all but one...
03-09-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,334
Posted By Rdmonster69

My very first post on this site goes into some...

My very first post on this site goes into some pretty good details about it but here is the condensed version.

I was swerving to avoid a pothole at night on 12/6/2020. A dark country road with no...
Forum: Foo
03-07-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 487
Posted By Rdmonster69

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This is my only really vintage piece of clothing. A 1941...
03-07-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,334
Posted By Rdmonster69

The top tube from the center of the seat tube to...

The top tube from the center of the seat tube to the center if the head tube is 60 cm. (Same as the seat tube I guess as the bikes a 60 ?)I have a 90 mm stem and a short reach handlebar.I am just shy...
03-07-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,334
Posted By Rdmonster69

I appreciate the suggestion and the concern ! I...

I appreciate the suggestion and the concern ! I think I just need to get my body in riding shape to mitigate some of the issues. I will see if my Domane is easier on me pretty soon. As for my neck...
03-05-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 693
Posted By Rdmonster69

New Shoes !!

I have my Dura Ace cleats on my old shoes. My carbon bike has Time pedals so it was a great reason to get new shoes . Never had a pair this nice !!
...
03-03-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,334
Posted By Rdmonster69

Second ride .....neck feels much better so I...

Second ride .....neck feels much better so I think I just need to build up my bike stamina. No movement on the seat and its super comfy. Shifting was absolutely perfect so no new adjustments for now....
03-03-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,967
Posted By Rdmonster69

Colder than a witches tit in a brass bra

Colder than a witches tit in a brass bra
03-01-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,334
Posted By Rdmonster69

Titanium Bike Build Ride Report

Took this bad boy out for a ride today. 26 miles .....my first ride since mid October.
First the good things.
1. Ride quality is excellent.
2. A few adjustments during the ride and the shifting...
03-01-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 6,428
Posted By Rdmonster69

I'm still confused. I see people in full gear...

I'm still confused. I see people in full gear sometimes. Never really cared....looks expensive tho. Sometimes I wear really tight bike clothes. Sometimes it has logo. I often wear a tank top. I like...
02-28-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3,181
Views: 816,214
Posted By Rdmonster69

Nice CBR !! what is the naked bike ?? Looks fun...

Nice CBR !! what is the naked bike ?? Looks fun !! And my tablet has my non motorized 2 wheelers.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 607
Posted By Rdmonster69

Lol !!! All my seats have the relief down the...

Lol !!! All my seats have the relief down the middle. No man parts getting stuck. Maybe you should quit riding commando !!
02-28-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,314
Posted By Rdmonster69

My Giant is probably 15 or more years old. Still...

My Giant is probably 15 or more years old. Still going strong. Has sat a fair amount but as Clyde stated .... it seems way overbuilt for a entry/mid level hardtail from way back. I would have to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 607
Posted By Rdmonster69

My post and the other will get you close for...

My post and the other will get you close for sure. Try it ...you may be pleasantly surprised and can save a inconvenient trip until a more convenient time.
02-28-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 530
Posted By Rdmonster69

That's super cool. I am not too concerned about...

That's super cool. I am not too concerned about anything on my Ti bike developing corrosion. I just (seem) to remember the install instructions on my BB stating to use anti seize. Most likely because...
02-27-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,086
Posted By Rdmonster69

Nice stand ..... I have an old AF park stand...

Nice stand ..... I have an old AF park stand ....served me reliably for years.
02-27-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,086
Posted By Rdmonster69

I like Park stuff ..... I don't find it...

I like Park stuff ..... I don't find it overpriced at all .... seems in line with the quality I get.
02-25-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By Rdmonster69

Cool article, and yes ... a bike for every...

Cool article, and yes ... a bike for every plumber .... maybe one with a basket to carry tools and fixtures !!! Revolutionary old chap !!
02-23-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,083
Posted By Rdmonster69

I thought the same and really believe that...

I thought the same and really believe that "Downcountry" is just another word for the "short travel trail" bike. I feel like short travel full suspension is the way to go for a more do it all bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,225
Posted By Rdmonster69

I'm just here for the cocaine and the arguments ...

I'm just here for the cocaine and the arguments LOL ....I thought this thread was about pedals. I however am like the old slow guy above. I do not need a power meter. I ride until I am breathing...
02-23-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,083
Posted By Rdmonster69

I love and agree with this ..... but it lost on...

I love and agree with this ..... but it lost on me.

Sometimes I buy a bike just because of how it looks. I am ordering a way more expensive mountain bike than I need because the cheaper one...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 128,292
Posted By Rdmonster69

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 929,418
Posted By Rdmonster69

Here Here !! Can't we all just get along....

Here Here !!

Can't we all just get along. I'm here to look at pictures of glorious titanium bikes and unless one brand has its tubes warm rolled on the thighs of a beautiful swimsuit model it all...
02-11-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,545
Posted By Rdmonster69

Excellent question. It "feels" to small in the...

Excellent question. It "feels" to small in the seat tube. I feel like my leg doesn't straighten enough. I understand that off road bikes may have a different feel to them than a road bike and am not...
02-09-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,545
Posted By Rdmonster69

I never thought of the handling aspect and need...

I never thought of the handling aspect and need to look further at the geometries to see where the differences lie. Like I said I am tall but not basketball player tall. I would rather hae something...
02-08-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,137
Posted By Rdmonster69

Cue the "Steel is Real" folks ; )

Cue the "Steel is Real" folks ; )
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