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    ABOUT ME

  • Husband, loving cat parent, bike nut.
  • All things bike, reading, film, politics
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  • Philadelphia
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LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: 11-25 cassette on 07-22-2017 at 10:05 AM
    For me, at 71, 11-25 seems a little on the too fast side, but then I run 11-42 on a single 42
    front.Seems like the 42/42 is pretty much the same as 26/25.

  • Posted in thread: BB30 Creak! on 07-17-2017 at 02:43 AM
    Nothing beats a threaded bottom bracket. Some things just can't be improved upon.

  • Posted in thread: #tdf2017 on 07-11-2017 at 02:49 AM
    I am glad Uran won the stage instead of Barguil. Did anyone notice that Barguil did not do any
    work at all during the group chase of Bardet . He just hung back and pretended that he was
    totally gassed...

  • Posted in thread: Giordana customer service on 06-28-2017 at 11:30 PM
    I've been riding FormaRed about twice a week since '12. That vintage was a great short and they
    still look great. A friend bought them on my rec in 2014 and that iteration wasn't as well made
    and some...

  • Posted in thread: Your Most Recent Purchase (Pic required) on 06-27-2017 at 03:03 AM
    In the cycling world, lighter doesn't mean faster, lighter means more expensive.
    :rolleyes:Reminds me of the cycling adage: "Light, cheap, strong. Pick two."

  • Posted in thread: My next bar tape pattern on 06-15-2017 at 02:07 PM
    How so?Aesthetically displeasing, or in a word, fugly.

  • Posted in thread: My next bar tape pattern on 06-13-2017 at 04:28 PM
    Am I the only one who finds this hideous?

  • Posted in thread: Your Most Recent Purchase (Pic required) on 06-12-2017 at 03:44 AM
    Put on new busyman saddle and tape today.

  • Posted in thread: Double century attempt on 06-08-2017 at 05:01 PM
    ^ Yup, slow meaning keeping your speed at a pace where you can hold a normal conversation
    without feeling out of breath. If you have a HR monitor, keep it at Z3 or Z4.Z1 is recovery. 2
    is endurance. 3...

  • Posted in thread: Double century attempt on 06-04-2017 at 10:53 AM
    I've done a double. You don't need to change bibs. Wear your best pair that hopefully fit well
    and use chamois cream.If you're at your house at 100 you might be tempted to stop the ride.
    That'll be me...

2 COMMENTS
Posted: 
May 22, 2013  •  12:03 PM
We are cat parents also. 9 months now. First cat ever for both of us and he has completely whooped us. Rescue. Bottle fed.
Husband told me they make baskets to ride them on bikes with...
 
Posted: 
May 22, 2013  •  12:17 PM
30 years of cats here. Lot's of fun!
 
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