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Forum: General Off-Topic 05-18-2017, 11:41 PM
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Posted By Xcelratr
Forgot to do a first 1/4 of the year totals post,...

Forgot to do a first 1/4 of the year totals post, so here's a first 1/3 of the year totals post.

Jan 1 to Apr 30:
Total rides - 57
Total days with a ride - 46 of 120 (38%)
Distance - 1,312...
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-18-2017, 07:31 PM
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Posted By Xcelratr
:banghead: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: ...

:banghead: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead:

That SUCKS.
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-18-2017, 07:28 PM
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Posted By Xcelratr
Nothing like treating hyperthermia as if it's...

Nothing like treating hyperthermia as if it's hypoglycemia. :facepalm:

Good on ya for A) being willing to engage yourself in the situation to begin with, B) correctly recognizing what the guy's...
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-18-2017, 07:09 PM
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Posted By Xcelratr
BTW, watched this on my phone and meant to come...

BTW, watched this on my phone and meant to come back to comment on it. I agree with the DAMN!! part.

I don't get what happened between the time the drone impacted his bike/the ground and when he...
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-16-2017, 01:40 PM
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Posted By Xcelratr
Attagirl. Seriously impressive accomplishment. ...

Attagirl. Seriously impressive accomplishment.

I didn't realize she was doing almost all of her riding on the same 7 mile loop. Holy cow that sounds excruciatingly monotonous, but it sure...
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-08-2017, 04:00 PM
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Posted By Xcelratr
That's what I did most recently. Needed 1,...

That's what I did most recently. Needed 1, ordered 2, so the next time I need a new one, it's already sitting in the garage.

Means I'm committed to running that size/model tire for a while,...
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-07-2017, 09:36 PM
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Posted By Xcelratr
Here's the mileage I've logged on roadie tires...

Here's the mileage I've logged on roadie tires recently.

Specialized Turbo Pro 700x23: 1,869 miles, replaced because they were worn out. First set of "racy" tires I installed. Did not rotate...
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-03-2017, 04:39 PM
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Posted By Xcelratr
Have you seen one in person? The 1000 is pretty...

Have you seen one in person? The 1000 is pretty big.

I loves me some newest-greatest-shinyest gadgets, but I think (if I were to replace my 8 y/o Edge 705), I'd go with the 820 or 520 just...
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-02-2017, 08:52 PM
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Posted By Xcelratr
I went from 700x23 to 700x25 on my Allez when I...

I went from 700x23 to 700x25 on my Allez when I put the current set of Michelin Pro4 Service Course tires on.

The tires themselves fit, albeit pretty snugly. I think I've never had the tire rub...
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-01-2017, 09:30 PM
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Posted By Xcelratr
For the last few years, I've been using...

For the last few years, I've been using lightweight "racy" tires on my bike. I've tracked the mileage I've gotten from them, but I'm traveling at the moment and the xls is on my hard drive at home. ...
Forum: General Off-Topic 04-16-2017, 04:55 PM
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Views: 367,319
Posted By Xcelratr
How you doing?

How you doing?
Forum: General Off-Topic 04-10-2017, 11:38 PM
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Posted By Xcelratr
Got 'er dun. 99.2 miles, 9 hrs 4 min overall, 7...

Got 'er dun. 99.2 miles, 9 hrs 4 min overall, 7 hr 32 min moving, 5,522 ft elevation gain.

44 degs at start, forecast was for a high of 59, I don't know that it ever got that high. We had a lot...
Forum: General Off-Topic 04-05-2017, 11:56 PM
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Posted By Xcelratr
We'll see how it goes. It makes sense to me that...

We'll see how it goes. It makes sense to me that there would be an adjustment period, not only just from the new angles and position, but also tweaking my form to take best advantage of the new...
Forum: General Off-Topic 04-05-2017, 01:30 PM
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Posted By Xcelratr
Re: HRM, I've been riding with the OG style...

Re: HRM, I've been riding with the OG style Garmin chest strap for 8ish years. I don't find it uncomfortable at all. In fact, as MPOWER said, I sometimes forget I have it on.

Not that the kind...
Forum: General Off-Topic 04-05-2017, 01:14 PM
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Posted By Xcelratr
The fit was an interesting process. I'd love to...

The fit was an interesting process. I'd love to say I came out riding on air with newfound power and grace. However, that's not the way it worked out.

Here's the cliff note version (believe it...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-29-2017, 11:42 PM
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Posted By Xcelratr
Channeling my inner MPower and going in for a...

Channeling my inner MPower and going in for a Retul fit tomorrow. It's my first official bike fit. I think it's going to be interesting and I hope it'll be a great learning experience.

Film at...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-12-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3,980
Views: 367,319
Posted By Xcelratr
Side gripe: Garmin Connect seems to have been...

Side gripe: Garmin Connect seems to have been updated recently and the ability to search via keywords is gone. :hmm: WTF :banghead:
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-12-2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3,980
Views: 367,319
Posted By Xcelratr
Have any of you guys ever serviced your pedals? ...

Have any of you guys ever serviced your pedals?

I put Shimano Ultegra Carbon PD-6700C pedals on my bike in Aug 2012. I estimate they have about 13,000 miles of my fat ass leaning on them.

A...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-03-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3,980
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Posted By Xcelratr
I know we were all hoping for noodz, but damn...

I know we were all hoping for noodz, but damn dude...
Forum: General Off-Topic 03-02-2017, 12:17 AM
Replies: 3,980
Views: 367,319
Posted By Xcelratr
Wishing Mrs MPower a speedy (har har) recovery.

Wishing Mrs MPower a speedy (har har) recovery.
Forum: General Off-Topic 02-23-2017, 10:47 PM
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Posted By Xcelratr
^^^ So seksi. :drool: If I could wave my...

^^^ So seksi. :drool:

If I could wave my magic wand, I'd have a 5010 tomorrow. Hope you really dig your Bronson.
Forum: General Off-Topic 02-20-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3,980
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Posted By Xcelratr
Ride your bike for 30 minutes every day. If you...

Ride your bike for 30 minutes every day. If you don't have time to do that, you'd better ride for an hour. :eeps:
Forum: General Off-Topic 02-18-2017, 10:38 PM
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Views: 367,319
Posted By Xcelratr
:thumbsup: It's always been amazing to...

:thumbsup:



It's always been amazing to me how fat and heavy my bike gets when it sits in the garage for a little while.

I'm off to a decent start to the year. 530 miles so far, back to...
Forum: General Off-Topic 02-04-2017, 01:10 AM
Replies: 3,980
Views: 367,319
Posted By Xcelratr
Allow me to clarify. I am not particularly...

Allow me to clarify. I am not particularly bothered by loud hubs. In fact, as I said, I like to be able to wake someone up that I'm approaching just by coasting a bit. On the mtb, I can flick the...
Forum: General Off-Topic 02-02-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3,980
Views: 367,319
Posted By Xcelratr
^^^ The loud hub = fast wheel thing kinda bugs...

^^^ The loud hub = fast wheel thing kinda bugs me. Sound = energy. If something is making noise, IMHO it's not as efficient as it could be. We would never accept that some fancy new chain was...
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