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Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,576
Posted By Nachoman

Yeah this whole covid \ supply chain thing has...

Yeah this whole covid \ supply chain thing has really messed with bicycle prices.
It wasn't that long ago that you could easily find 30%-50% off last year's models, odd sized models and models that...
10-11-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,303
Posted By Nachoman

I personally don't feel like bicycles are high...

I personally don't feel like bicycles are high maintenance. But to each their own. My daughter thinks pumping up her own tires is a big imposition. So I get it.
10-10-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,410
Posted By Nachoman

"Enjoy cycling: Stunt bikes are very suitable for...

"Enjoy cycling: Stunt bikes are very suitable for mountain, wasteland, and effective on roads, trails, cities, beaches or snow."

WTF is a stunt bike?
10-08-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,090
Posted By Nachoman

Up hill, down hill or on the flats, if you're on...

Up hill, down hill or on the flats, if you're on a group ride, soft pedaling sends a signal to the guy drafting you that things are okay and to stay close.
10-06-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,810
Posted By Nachoman

Actually I agree with this statement. Personally...

Actually I agree with this statement. Personally I'm much more comfortable wearing a too tight jersey versus a too loose jersey.
09-29-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3,253
Views: 227,170
Posted By Nachoman

Just 18. Two loops around Fiesta Island in a...

Just 18. Two loops around Fiesta Island in a double rotating paceline.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,555
Posted By Nachoman

If you have to ask why, I'm pretty sure you're...

If you have to ask why, I'm pretty sure you're not going to get it.
09-28-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 3,988
Posted By Nachoman

Could I bang out 50 miles in jeans? Yes. But why...

Could I bang out 50 miles in jeans? Yes. But why would I?
I suit up into my superhero costume even for a 10 mile ride!
09-22-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,941
Posted By Nachoman

When my kids were into cycling I went through a...

When my kids were into cycling I went through a 'lock' phase.
I bought kryptonite, steel, cables, chains, u-locks, combos, keys, stretchy, light weight, heavy, you name it, I got it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,555
Posted By Nachoman

I haven't read this whole threat and I suppose...

I haven't read this whole threat and I suppose it's already been mentioned, but don't just pull up and start drafting some random woman who's out on a solo ride.
That's especially creepy.
09-15-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,452
Posted By Nachoman

There's no dignified way to eat a banana in...

There's no dignified way to eat a banana in public, especially if you're female.
09-15-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,164
Posted By Nachoman

That's some messed up **** right there.

That's some messed up **** right there.
09-14-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,008
Posted By Nachoman

I've seen three bicycles stored in a three person...

I've seen three bicycles stored in a three person dorm room.
Where there's a will, there's a way.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,154
Posted By Nachoman

In principle I agree with you. But I can't stop...

In principle I agree with you. But I can't stop buying Specialized saddles.
You can take my specialized saddle from me when you pry it from my cold dead hands.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,233
Posted By Nachoman

Try lubing the quick releases. Just a wild guess.

Try lubing the quick releases. Just a wild guess.
09-09-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,738
Posted By Nachoman

I also us the cygolite 350 as my everyday rear...

I also us the cygolite 350 as my everyday rear light. It's so obnoxiously bight, the group I ride with hates me.
09-07-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 859
Posted By Nachoman

I recently cracked a saddle rail and had to pedal...

I recently cracked a saddle rail and had to pedal the last 15 miles home while standing. I survived.
09-04-21, 06:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,501
Posted By Nachoman

I've been told. And appreciated it.

I've been told. And appreciated it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 799
Posted By Nachoman

Everything.

Everything.
08-26-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 809
Posted By Nachoman

I used to love the Performance Bicycle brand of...

I used to love the Performance Bicycle brand of thick pad and almost all terry cloth, short finger gloves that they sold for about ten dollars.
Since they closed down, I've had trouble finding a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,300
Posted By Nachoman

The sunnier it is, the more justification for...

The sunnier it is, the more justification for wearing sleeves.
Plus, guys look weird in sleeveless jerseys.
08-17-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,260
Posted By Nachoman

No tats. But I suppose if one of my kids passed I...

No tats. But I suppose if one of my kids passed I would tat up. But not with a cycling tattoo.
08-15-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3,253
Views: 227,170
Posted By Nachoman

42, which seems to be about my sweet spot these...

42, which seems to be about my sweet spot these days.
08-07-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,131
Posted By Nachoman

I've had saddle related issues last for months....

I've had saddle related issues last for months. It's a long, tedious, trial and error, system of recording every little micro adjustment.
08-04-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,448
Posted By Nachoman

I tend to replace the cassette less frequently. ...

I tend to replace the cassette less frequently.
I replace about two or three chains per cassette.
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 880
Posted By Nachoman

Game face on!

Game face on!
07-20-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 7,550
Posted By Nachoman

Someone's obsessed.

Someone's obsessed.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,082
Posted By Nachoman

Road bike. Back up bike. Hybrid. Tandem. ...

Road bike.
Back up bike.
Hybrid.
Tandem.
Folder.
.
Since the road bike is titanium and the back up bike is aluminum, I'm thinking I could pretty easily and justifiably add another carbon road...
07-18-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,122
Posted By Nachoman

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Early morning loops on Harbor Island.
06-24-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,193
Posted By Nachoman

good one!

good one!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,410
Posted By Nachoman

Nachoman does not approve. But Nachoman does...

Nachoman does not approve.
But Nachoman does not approve of much of anything.
04-25-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,013
Posted By Nachoman

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https://live.staticflickr.com/4439/36158091850_17e0387dd3.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/X6aEYJ)IMG_3713 (https://flic.kr/p/X6aEYJ) by Nacho Neal (https://www.flickr.com/photos/153465328@N03/), on Flickr
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,034
Posted By Nachoman

Having a back up bike for your back up bike,...

Having a back up bike for your back up bike, helps avoid any potential unpleasantness.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,687
Posted By Nachoman

If I see cord, I replace. Or if it's worn enough...

If I see cord, I replace. Or if it's worn enough to cause continued flatting, I replace.
02-22-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,306
Posted By Nachoman

Some appetizers and gourmet beer, at Stone...

Some appetizers and gourmet beer, at Stone Brewery in Liberty Station, is always quite enjoyable.
01-25-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,794
Posted By Nachoman

NBC Sports Gold is my one sports splurge every...

NBC Sports Gold is my one sports splurge every year (since i generally don't pay to watch any sports).
I'm also a Phil Liggett, Bob Roll, Christian Vande and Chris Horner fan. Don't judge me.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,778
Posted By Nachoman

My advice is to skip the dog whistle.

My advice is to skip the dog whistle.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,251
Posted By Nachoman

Cycling a bit less, because working twice as hard...

Cycling a bit less, because working twice as hard for half as much.
Plus, a bunch of friends in my gang are cycling more. So they're getting faster and fitter, while I'm getting fatter and slower....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,118
Posted By Nachoman

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Bikes are easier to store than pinball machines.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,170
Posted By Nachoman

65 miles two Saturdays in a row, which is good...

65 miles two Saturdays in a row, which is good for me.
I've been in a 35-45 max mileage phase for quite some time.
12-07-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2,139
Views: 272,064
Posted By Nachoman

This weekend I pedaled 65 miles and blasted Dead...

This weekend I pedaled 65 miles and blasted Dead & Company the entire time.
Dead & Co is the new iteration of the Grateful Dead.
It's not for everyone, but hard core Dead Heads and hard core John...
12-05-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,424
Views: 124,640
Posted By Nachoman

Point Loma > Leucadia > Fiesta Island > Point...

Point Loma > Leucadia > Fiesta Island > Point Loma, for a total of 65 miles.
Also we had almost a 30 degree temperature swing during this ride.
11-27-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,424
Views: 124,640
Posted By Nachoman

The usual for me. 55 mile round trip up the coast...

The usual for me. 55 mile round trip up the coast from Point Loma to Swami's.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,816
Posted By Nachoman

Good move. It would have been wrong not to.

Good move. It would have been wrong not to.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,851
Posted By Nachoman

When you figure out the answer to 'how not to get...

When you figure out the answer to 'how not to get dropped on rolling hills', let me know because I have the same problem.
Better yet, bottle it and sell it.
11-02-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,424
Views: 124,640
Posted By Nachoman

Point Loma to Rancho Santa Fe for a muffin and...

Point Loma to Rancho Santa Fe for a muffin and cappuccino.
60 miles RT.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,955
Posted By Nachoman

I like loud handlebar tape. And I like to change...

I like loud handlebar tape. And I like to change it frequently. About every six months.
So the uglier the better.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 15,592
Posted By Nachoman

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Titanium or carbon? Both!
10-13-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,309
Posted By Nachoman

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My favorite ride in So Cal is Kitchen Creek. No where near 125 miles....
10-06-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,424
Views: 124,640
Posted By Nachoman

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Swami's.
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