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06-22-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By gene99

for 662 grams i rather put a motor on my bike

for 662 grams i rather put a motor on my bike
05-02-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,653
Posted By gene99

the last time that happened to me it was brake...

the last time that happened to me it was brake rub.

at least i didn't have to take a test. :)
04-04-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,468
Posted By gene99

No, but I keep trying. :lol:

No, but I keep trying. :lol:
04-04-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 591
Posted By gene99

so, it sounds like you need a suspension stem,...

so, it sounds like you need a suspension stem, or, depending on the type of bike you have, a suspension fork, to ease bumps.
for the stem, something like this:...
02-28-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 885
Posted By gene99

Well, the question asked in the post was not...

Well, the question asked in the post was not whether he could use the tire to get home, but for another 1000km. Hence my response.
02-27-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 885
Posted By gene99

why would anyone ride a tire like that. i...

why would anyone ride a tire like that.

i hope the post is a joke.
02-27-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 923
Posted By gene99

actually, no. Roubaix's are known for their...

actually, no. Roubaix's are known for their relaxed geometry and more compliant ride.
Forum: Triathlon
12-13-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,217
Posted By gene99

Many thanks, burn. I did post on Slowtwitch....

Many thanks, burn.

I did post on Slowtwitch. All I got were pretty much wise-asrse responses.

Thanks much for your reply. I tried to mount a set of 25mm tires on the Plasma last year and the...
Forum: Triathlon
12-09-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,217
Posted By gene99

Thanks. The issue for me will be whether to buy a...

Thanks. The issue for me will be whether to buy a bike with electronic shifting or not. And I would certainly want to make sure it has, or could accommodate, satellite shifters.
Forum: Triathlon
12-08-21, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,217
Posted By gene99

Thanks. I'm thinking I might need to hit the...

Thanks.
I'm thinking I might need to hit the brakes on a couple of the turns - and that might be multiple times/laps.The shifters on my current bike are on the ends of the aero bars. I would feel a...
Forum: Triathlon
12-08-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,217
Posted By gene99

Upgrade Bike? Gearing?

I currently have a Scott Plasma Pro bike - circa 2009, with a HED Trispoke front wheel and Renn disc rear.

I qualified for 5k and 10k TTs at the 2022 National Senior Games. The course is flat...
Forum: Touring
11-26-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,666
Posted By gene99

Will do. Thanks.

Will do. Thanks.
Forum: Touring
11-25-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,666
Posted By gene99

Florida Route

I'm considering riding from Bradenton to Fort Meyers to Coconut Creek in January. Staying at motels.

I'm particularly interested in routes from Bradenton to Fort Meyers.

Many thanks.
Forum: Touring
08-30-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 917
Posted By gene99

many thanks indyfabz for all of the info. ...

many thanks indyfabz for all of the info.

we'll see if we can pull it off. :)
Forum: Touring
08-30-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 917
Posted By gene99

thinking about doing the whole trail

thinking about doing the whole trail
Forum: Touring
08-28-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 917
Posted By gene99

D & L Trail

Hi -

I'm thinking about riding the D & L Trail in PA.

Has anyone ridden it? If so, any thoughts/advice?

Also, if anyone knows, is there a decent/safe place to leave a car in/around...
03-22-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By gene99

a "hood used" bike? a defy 3 for $250? super six...

a "hood used" bike? a defy 3 for $250? super six 105 for $650?

sounds like you are dealing with stolen bikes, Devon, and you know it.
01-03-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,245
Posted By gene99

i've tried everything from rollers to...

i've tried everything from rollers to Computrainer to Sufferfest, Carmichael Training System, to Rouvy, etc.

for my money Zwift has been the best by far b/c of other riders. time goes quickest for...
12-28-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,072
Posted By gene99

i'll have you know, sir, that my trainer...

i'll have you know, sir, that my trainer graduated from Wahoo University. *** laude.
12-28-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,149
Posted By gene99

you mean i gotta put air in these tires? ...

you mean i gotta put air in these tires?

https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTneFKkH0y2yLrxV9tpqdGAJ-NfDyXvDV0rkJ96XTbbUyltelyQa3sEnvoiZQ&usqp=CAc
12-28-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,072
Posted By gene99

once you Zwift you won't shift. :)

once you Zwift you won't shift. :)
12-28-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By gene99

not even she cares how long your crank is

not even she cares how long your crank is
12-28-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,862
Posted By gene99

under-biked: methinks you are over-bored.

under-biked: methinks you are over-bored.
12-28-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,904
Posted By gene99

[QUOTE][Lighter fluuid or straight naptha, is...

[QUOTE][Lighter fluuid or straight naptha, is what the undercoaters use, and it works./QUOTE]

yeah, b/c after you light the match you'll forget all about the rug.
12-24-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,915
Posted By gene99

yes, it's illegal, if you also put cocaine in the...

yes, it's illegal, if you also put cocaine in the package.
Forum: Introductions
12-24-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By gene99

How'd you end up in Thailand, Karunix?

How'd you end up in Thailand, Karunix?
12-22-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,127
Posted By gene99

and then there was this critter ...

and then there was this critter

https://photos.app.goo.gl/Rquq5b9HKZCyonjp8
12-22-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4,053
Views: 314,571
Posted By gene99

8 miles in Tempus Fugit. :)

8 miles in Tempus Fugit. :)
12-22-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,207
Posted By gene99

boy that's really helpful

boy that's really helpful
12-22-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,037
Posted By gene99

you must go in circles a lot

you must go in circles a lot
Forum: Introductions
12-22-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,201
Posted By gene99

sure! everybody on Lawn Guyland knows Joey.

sure!

everybody on Lawn Guyland knows Joey.
Forum: Touring
12-21-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,972
Posted By gene99

how do you feel about seats, Bud? i once...

how do you feel about seats, Bud?

i once road w/a guy who didn't have a seat on his bike. kicked my butt (but what's new). :)
Forum: Touring
12-21-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,078
Posted By gene99

almost in my back yard (+/- a few hundred miles)....

almost in my back yard (+/- a few hundred miles). :)
Forum: Touring
12-21-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,078
Posted By gene99

thx. i'm in NY but went to Maine last...

thx.

i'm in NY but went to Maine last summer. would consider again.
Forum: Touring
12-21-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,078
Posted By gene99

thx. did RAGBRAI a few years ago. great.

thx.

did RAGBRAI a few years ago. great.
Forum: Introductions
12-21-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,201
Posted By gene99

Yo From Lawn Guyland

I like bikes. I like to buy'em, build'em and ride'em.

I been doin' that for about 60 years. Still got my '69 Peugot PX10. Now my road bike is a Felt FR1. I got a couple or three fat bikes. A...
Forum: Touring
12-07-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,078
Posted By gene99

keep'em comin' indy. i'm gonna check all of...

keep'em comin' indy.

i'm gonna check all of them out.

two of my sons and i "credit card toured" for three days in Maine last September: Brunswick-Augusta-Rockland - Brunswick. was great.
...
Forum: Touring
12-07-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,078
Posted By gene99

Many many thanks, indy, for all of the...

Many many thanks, indy, for all of the suggestions. I'm going check them out.

Like I replied to indyfabz, just checking this stuff out gets my pulse rate going. :)
Forum: Touring
12-07-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,078
Posted By gene99

Thanks for reminding me about Freewheeling...

Thanks for reminding me about Freewheeling Adventures. I'm going to peruse their trips, as well as check out the Erie Towpath tour.

One of my sons and I did the GAP trail ride about 3 years ago....
Forum: Touring
12-06-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,078
Posted By gene99

When Where? How?!!

Been feeling particularly stir crazy this week. Somehow I was able to do a 3 day self-planned on road ride in Maine at the end of the summer. But now, I have nothing planned b/c of COVID.

Just...
12-03-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4,053
Views: 314,571
Posted By gene99

14 miles in Wattopia. :)

14 miles in Wattopia. :)
12-03-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,481
Posted By gene99

Felt FR. SRAM etap Lightweight Milsteins ...

Felt FR.
SRAM etap
Lightweight Milsteins
Cane ee brakes
Black Inc integrated bars
Fizik carbon saddle
Speedplay zero tianium pedals

About 13.5 lbs. :)
11-13-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 16,951
Posted By gene99

Cargo, did you not say, "I don't need to pretend...

Cargo, did you not say, "I don't need to pretend I like to suffer or some other idiotic machismo."

How should that be interpreted, as a compliment?
11-13-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 16,951
Posted By gene99

wow. you might want to look up "literal" and...

wow. you might want to look up "literal" and "humorless".
11-13-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 16,951
Posted By gene99

OK Cargo, I get it. You don't suffer on the bike....

OK Cargo, I get it. You don't suffer on the bike. You don't want to suffer. You don't want to recognize that it is a central tenet of the mythology of cycling. Instead you want to insult those who...
11-13-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 16,951
Posted By gene99

and how comfortable is that dialed in saddle on...

and how comfortable is that dialed in saddle on the 25th section of Pave in the Hell of the North? :)
11-13-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 16,951
Posted By gene99

I know that, because it is writ large in the...

I know that, because it is writ large in the history of bike racing. Here is one example: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/green-living-blog/2010/jul/16/tour-de-france-riders-fitness

I have...
11-13-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 16,951
Posted By gene99

Cargo, My original comment was meant in a light...

Cargo, My original comment was meant in a light hearted way. And, whether you choose to recognize it or not, "suffering" that ennobles great racers (and lesser ones too) has been an element of...
11-12-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 16,951
Posted By gene99

that "nonsense" is only the soul of the...

that "nonsense" is only the soul of the sport
11-12-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2,319
Views: 941,854
Posted By gene99

that's what i call obsession. inspiring!

that's what i call obsession.

inspiring!
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