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Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-18, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 288
Posted By 68venable

Sunday - I didnt feel like riding but made myself...

Sunday - I didnt feel like riding but made myself ride anyway. I had a route in mind from my house that Ive wanted to do for about 9 years but just never had. I was short on time so only 30...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-18, 11:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,164
Posted By 68venable

It is highly recommended.

It is highly recommended.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-18, 09:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,164
Posted By 68venable

Shaving only makes you faster on the flats and...

Shaving only makes you faster on the flats and climbs. When you factor in the weight of the hair you shaved off, it makes it a wash for descending. You are more aero but also weigh less.
10-11-18, 07:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,634
Posted By 68venable

I hate it when they are so into their phones that...

I hate it when they are so into their phones that they dont wave back. Maybe they looked at me wave but they didnt see my hand.
10-10-18, 12:25 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,255
Posted By 68venable

At lunch today, I was told that serious cyclists...

At lunch today, I was told that serious cyclists only ride disc brake bikes. I was about to be offended but then just wondered... is that true?
10-10-18, 09:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,410
Posted By 68venable

700x43mm Gravel Kings with tubes @ 40psi front...

700x43mm Gravel Kings with tubes @ 40psi front and rear.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-18, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By 68venable

Great results. Sounds like fun.

Great results. Sounds like fun.
10-01-18, 08:13 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 23,983
Posted By 68venable

I just spent $100 on those gravel kings. Good to...

I just spent $100 on those gravel kings. Good to know I couldve saved $36. Then I walked out of the shop with a $200 bmx bike for my son so I couldve saved $236.
10-01-18, 12:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 766
Posted By 68venable

Between MTB or Hybrid, I would pick MTB and...

Between MTB or Hybrid, I would pick MTB and change the tires out to best fit the ride.

If you are now considering a Gravel Bike then I would go with that over the MTB.
09-30-18, 08:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,254
Posted By 68venable

If the guy at the bike shop told me that I would...

If the guy at the bike shop told me that I would get one thing, and he knew it was a selling point, then id say something. If Id ordered something online and didnt talk to an actual person about it...
09-28-18, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 2,599,395
Posted By 68venable

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20180928_150134_3218ad79af1183af58593767dd5d3ed724e2b797.jpg
09-28-18, 03:56 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 77,011
Posted By 68venable

Two Gravel King SK's in...

Two Gravel King SK's in 43mm.https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20180928_150149_8b1946ce78537fa320eeb5ddeb8de61ec886a8b3.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-18, 08:23 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,272
Posted By 68venable

If you seem confident enough, then people will...

If you seem confident enough, then people will believe that your hi-viz kit is so cool.
09-28-18, 07:12 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 77,011
Posted By 68venable

H+Son Hydra wheelset.

H+Son Hydra wheelset.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-18, 08:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,606
Posted By 68venable

Strava is for #hashtags...

Strava is for #hashtags (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=hashtags) .
04-17-18, 11:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,029
Posted By 68venable

Interesting.

Interesting.
03-29-17, 07:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,598
Posted By 68venable

Sounds about right.

Sounds about right.
03-27-17, 12:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,598
Posted By 68venable

Always room for another one. Make it "invite...

Always room for another one. Make it "invite only" for just the "serious cyclists".
03-27-17, 12:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,598
Posted By 68venable

Like this? https://www.strava.com/clubs/1488

Like this? https://www.strava.com/clubs/1488
03-23-17, 08:31 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,964
Posted By 68venable

It depends.

It depends.
03-23-17, 08:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,836
Posted By 68venable

There is 48 more years of collected debris in the...

There is 48 more years of collected debris in the streets to cause more flats. It's getting worse every day.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-17, 02:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,451
Posted By 68venable

Are they able to come off? Nobody has ever...

Are they able to come off? Nobody has ever tried...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-17, 02:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,255
Posted By 68venable

I have about 600 followers, I follow about 600...

I have about 600 followers, I follow about 600 people, and I am in about 80 clubs. I really enjoy seeing the photos around the world of people's rides. I created a club for the people that I actually...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-17, 02:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,451
Posted By 68venable

Just like all the other threads.

Just like all the other threads.
03-21-17, 02:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,342
Posted By 68venable

He has been working hard for a couple years to...

He has been working hard for a couple years to get me to buy. Im sure he would prefer people to not see me riding just as well on a 30 year old bike at his shop rides! 😃
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-17, 11:16 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 8,916
Posted By 68venable

I get it. I remember the camera stores. The...

I get it. I remember the camera stores. The cameras were really expensive. I'd buy my film there just to look at the cameras, kind of how I buy tubes at the LBS just to look at the bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-17, 11:11 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 9,221
Posted By 68venable

Strava, or you aren't serious.

Strava, or you aren't serious.
Forum: Texas
03-21-17, 11:06 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 49,251
Posted By 68venable

Don't let that be a turnoff. Start in the back...

Don't let that be a turnoff. Start in the back and take your time to enjoy it. You will pass more people than will pass you and you will like it. Go do a weekend ride with Bicycle World and Fitness...
03-21-17, 10:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,342
Posted By 68venable

I am happily in this relationship with my bike. I...

I am happily in this relationship with my bike. I may look at other bikes, but I would never touch one.
03-21-17, 10:56 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 7,423
Posted By 68venable

But.... this is bikeforums? What else would there...

But.... this is bikeforums? What else would there be?
03-21-17, 10:54 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,374
Posted By 68venable

A Nightmare on "What Street?" 3 - Weekend...

A Nightmare on "What Street?" 3 - Weekend Warriors

Directions?: Impossible III
03-21-17, 09:09 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,374
Posted By 68venable

Perfect.

Perfect.
03-21-17, 08:42 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,374
Posted By 68venable

I am a serious, elite, and snobby cyclist. I...

I am a serious, elite, and snobby cyclist. I don't mind giving directions. I am thrilled to make a motorist happy for once. Maybe they won't blow the horn at me next time and yell at me to ride on...
03-06-17, 01:28 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,456
Posted By 68venable

I push every ride to try for at least a 20.00 avg...

I push every ride to try for at least a 20.00 avg speed. So I agree with WPHamilton.
02-08-17, 01:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 842
Posted By 68venable

Update the old bike. I did and now I don't need a...

Update the old bike. I did and now I don't need a newer one. But I WANT a newer one.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-16, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2,836
Views: 310,973
Posted By 68venable

It is VERY cruel but it weeds out the normals.

It is VERY cruel but it weeds out the normals.
12-05-16, 09:07 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,518
Posted By 68venable

What is the general consensus in the cycling...

What is the general consensus in the cycling community? There is no general concensus on ANYTHING in the cycling community... ESPECIALLY on bikeforums.
When you pass someone on your bike do you let...
12-01-16, 12:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,736
Posted By 68venable

You are right. I just got so dizzy that I needed...

You are right. I just got so dizzy that I needed some time to recover.
12-01-16, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2,934
Views: 258,643
Posted By 68venable

I agree. Better is better.

I agree. Better is better.
12-01-16, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,934
Views: 258,643
Posted By 68venable

There's a MINIMUM standard that they all meet and...

There's a MINIMUM standard that they all meet and then there is the hype built up around the more expensive.
12-01-16, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2,934
Views: 258,643
Posted By 68venable

This is about as good as it gets. ...

This is about as good as it gets.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikYFfxpu3I0
12-01-16, 09:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,736
Posted By 68venable

I put a road shoe on my left foot and a MTB shoe...

I put a road shoe on my left foot and a MTB shoe on the right. I tried to ride as fast as I could in a 10 mile straight line and ended up riding in a counter clockwise circle. Therefore, the road...
12-01-16, 09:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,551
Posted By 68venable

The next bike shop is not guaranteed to be any...

The next bike shop is not guaranteed to be any better. I think you are handling it right.
11-22-16, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 867
Posted By 68venable

Good luck with the Fuji. It looks very nice. The...

Good luck with the Fuji. It looks very nice. The Diamondback looks nice too. I think the Dback has more tire clearance so fit as big as you can in that one and leave the Fuji as is. This may gave you...
11-22-16, 08:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,634
Posted By 68venable

"That's a nice bike Miss..."

"That's a nice bike Miss..."
11-22-16, 07:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,419
Posted By 68venable

It depends on how hard you try.

It depends on how hard you try.
11-21-16, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 926
Posted By 68venable

Two months late but SUPER NICE BIKE!!

Two months late but SUPER NICE BIKE!!
11-21-16, 08:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,634
Posted By 68venable

They want you to buy the new bike racks that...

They want you to buy the new bike racks that mount from the wheels and not the top tube. That is the only reason they changed the bike designs. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-16, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2,836
Views: 310,973
Posted By 68venable

We make every rider in our group read this, in...

We make every rider in our group read this, in it's entirety, before they are allowed to ride with us.
06-02-16, 11:36 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 23,931
Posted By 68venable

This should be a sticky.

This should be a sticky.
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