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chuckp
April 14, 2021 12:12 pm
Reply to  Teocalli

Definitely liking it!

Cycling Monk
February 27, 2021 1:28 pm

Hello All…a question…does anyone live in any of the following countries…Argentina, Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Spain and Turkey ?..if so I may ask for a tiny favor…

chuckp
February 26, 2021 2:39 pm

These arrived last night. I’ll have a review for PEZ. Shimano S-PHYRE RC902 road shoes. F*ing BLING!

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chuckp
December 31, 2020 7:21 pm

HAPPY NEW YEAR to y’all! Can’t help but share two brags.

Got a short ride in today but enough miles to make it 7,600 (and small change) for the year. And all road miles. I keep my Zwift/virtual miles on a separate Strava account because IMHO it’s not “real” riding so not real miles or real elevation gain. https://www.strava.com/activities/4545491648

Second brag is that two of my articles were in the top 10 for the year on PEZ. https://pezcyclingnews.com/features/pez-top-10-stories-of-2020/

Wishing everyone the very best in 2021!

chuckp
January 1, 2021 1:34 pm
Reply to  Teocalli

It can’t be that hard for Strava to code.

Last edited 6 months ago by chuckp
chuckp
December 21, 2020 7:45 pm

Hey all! Just want to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas (or however you celebrate) and a Happy New Year. Best wishes from my family to all of yours!

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dancollins
dancollins
December 22, 2020 11:41 pm
Reply to  chuckp

Hey Chuck: Merry Christmas to you and your family too and to all those who have enjoyed playing the OTR league.

Haldy34
December 15, 2020 6:28 pm

We cab add FMB tubulars and Open Tubulars to that list of available items too. 🙂

Haldy34
December 3, 2020 10:26 pm

Hey all…been awhile since I have popped on here. I have slowly built up the supply chain coming into Haldy’s Handbuilt Wheels, and I now have a pipeline to get “Golden Tickets” for rims. 🙂 Any interest in getting some Nemesis( tubular) or Elegance( clincher) rim orders going? Let me know!
haldy@haldyshandbuiltwheels.com

MangoDave
December 5, 2020 4:50 pm
Reply to  Haldy34

Welcome back. Hopefully you’ve had some time to enjoy the Bixxis. I recently had a rear wheel failure, Crono F20 cracked. Looking to have a new set built up with the existing Record hubs. Nemesis is on my short list, we may need to talk.

Haldy34
December 5, 2020 6:05 pm
Reply to  MangoDave

Hit me up when you are ready!!

MangoDave
February 6, 2021 11:27 pm
Reply to  Haldy34

Ready for new wheels. Emailed your via your website.

MangoDave
February 9, 2021 12:09 am
Reply to  MangoDave

Apparently I’m also ready for grammar and proofreading lessons.

Cycling Monk
October 27, 2020 2:09 pm
Reply to  Teocalli

Seems to be ok for me….

Quasar
October 8, 2020 5:32 pm

This winter will be very interesting, to say nothing of next summer. For the first time since I got into road cycling I actually have a coach. I have trained with a group that had a coach make a training plan for the group as a whole before. This time however I decided I needed someone to taylor the training sessions to what I need to improve and to really tell me off when I slack. I’m beyond excited, got my trainer set up, bought new winter kit ($$$) and my cyclocross bike is standing ready with a new chainring… Read more »

Quasar
September 4, 2020 1:17 pm

The conclusion of this week’s science experiment is as follows:

There exists at least one tree through which riding a bike is not possible.

(Ouch…)

Quasar
September 6, 2020 8:38 am
Reply to  Teocalli

Both are fine. No scratches on the bike and very few on me. Fortunately I wasn’t on my nice bike but on the “made for trying stupid things” cyclocross bike. This turned out to be a very stupid thing to try…

Quasar
September 6, 2020 8:48 am
Reply to  Quasar

Incidentally, I tried to post a picture (not from the “try to ride through a tree” ride) to the Photos section the other day, but it hasn’t shown up. Could it possibly be stuck in a spam filter or require approval?

Quasar
September 8, 2020 8:26 am
Reply to  Teocalli

This was a .jpg file, the size was 5823kB. I can certainly upload it again, but I’m afraid the brilliant prose that accompanied it will be lost forever unless the system has a copy…

chuckp
August 24, 2020 8:22 pm
Reply to  Teocalli

Honestly … I don’t know whether to laugh or cry. But as a dog owner/lover, hard for me to get too mad at the dog.

RobSandy
June 18, 2020 10:50 am

So – unanticipated effects of lockdown/working from home – my commuting bike miles has reduced to zero but my ability to fit in really regular training and riding has increased. Net result; I’m back in really good bike riding form. Went out last night and took a KOM on a 40 minute hilly strava segment. Surprised myself.

dancollins
dancollins
February 26, 2021 9:32 pm
Reply to  RobSandy

Rob: Don’t miss out on the start of the OTR league. Omloop Het Nieuwsblad tomorrow morning!

RobSandy
June 16, 2020 10:30 am
Reply to  Teocalli

From what I can see poking out of the wrapping that looks…spectacular…

RobSandy
June 16, 2020 12:02 pm
Reply to  Teocalli

Love the colour. Looks very real. Long term plan – it’s do-able for us to get across to the IoW, potentially with our tandem. At some point shall we go for a spin?

RobSandy
June 18, 2020 10:48 am
Reply to  Teocalli

Southampton-Cowes is running though?

RobSandy
June 15, 2020 9:09 am

Hi all. Checking back in after a bit of a break…How is everyone?

MangoDave
June 16, 2020 6:58 pm
Reply to  Teocalli

Less emphasis on “crowd”, more emphasis on “old” !

chuckp
June 12, 2020 3:40 pm

In case y’all haven’t already seen this. Rigoberto Uran on his TT bike at 45 kph being drafted by a farmer in baggy clothes, boots, and a backpack. Just priceless!

https://road.cc/content/news/cycling-live-blog-9-june-2020-274311#live-blog-item-16121

chuckp
June 12, 2020 3:41 pm
Reply to  chuckp

And to follow up: “That man has now been identified as Iván Dario, 54-year-old flower farmer who was on his way to work when he decided to hop onto the back of the Olympic silver medallist earlier this week.”

https://road.cc/content/news/cycling-live-blog-12-june-2020-274449?fbclid=IwAR2TcRkOBo0ncUnPg4cvpNA1YdALx4hEUbFawi4MVFdCJWymVGmgVme6GaY#live-blog-item-16235

chuckp
June 4, 2020 12:56 pm
Reply to  Teocalli

When I did Flèche Buffoon https://pezcyclingnews.com/features/lessons-from-the-badger-the-truth-behind-fleche-buffoon/ (described as a half-length Liege-Bastogne-Liege) a couple years ago, the signature climb (there are 14 categorized climbs) was Uhlerstown. According to Strava, the segment is just under a half mile long and averages 11 percent. That’s deceiving/misleading. To begin, it really is an Ardennes like climb in that the road is narrow (basically a single lane that a car can’t drive up) and crap. The climb starts “easily” enough at the bottom but then just ramps up. The steep section (it’s own Strava segment) is ~2/10 of a mile and averages a mere 23… Read more »

chuckp
May 5, 2020 6:01 pm

Putting this in Banter because … why not? My latest for PEZ. Review of the GORE C5 Cancellara kit. Love the look of this stuff. Although not billed as pro/race kit (that’s GORE’s C7 level), this stuff is race kit by any other name. But at a more reasonable price point. https://pezcyclingnews.com/technspec/be-like-spartacus-gore-c5-fabian-cancellara-collection/

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Wiscot
Wiscot
April 18, 2020 7:43 pm

Kudos to GT: 36 hours on the trainer for the NHS! He deserves more than one beer though!

https://www.cyclingnews.com/news/geraint-thomas-raises-pound325000-for-nhs-after-36-hours-on-the-home-trainer/

Wiscot
Wiscot
April 18, 2020 7:44 pm
Reply to  Teocalli

Ha! Good one! Mind you, I’ve read reports of some seriously big parties going on in the UK . . .

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