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Forum: Mountain - Plains 03-02-10, 01:56 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 41,701
Posted By TrumpetMurph
This could be fun! A metric or a U.S. century...

This could be fun! A metric or a U.S. century option. Or a family ride for those of you with kids. Anyone interested?

*edit* forgot the link! sorry!

http://www.denvercenturyride.com/
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-24-08, 09:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 485
Posted By TrumpetMurph
Sweet video, Tom! Well put together,...

Sweet video, Tom! Well put together, inspirational, nice work!
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-18-08, 01:18 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 39,351
Posted By TrumpetMurph
Ok, this thread got bumped up so I suppose I...

Ok, this thread got bumped up so I suppose I should post in it, too!

Me, at about 230 lbs. . . :D
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-15-08, 06:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By TrumpetMurph
Training. . .

for the Routt County Sheriff's Office physical fitness exam next Thursday (the 22nd)

I've got to run 1.5 miles, then do sit ups, push ups, bench press, sit & reach, and a 60-yard dash.

Went for...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-12-08, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By TrumpetMurph
Nice choice going with the Cross-Check. It was...

Nice choice going with the Cross-Check. It was my runner up for my recent bike purchase.

As far as pedals go, I've got a set of Wellgo Clipless on my ride, and for the first two months I didn't...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-12-08, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By TrumpetMurph
Congratulations! Feels good not using that...

Congratulations! Feels good not using that $3.50+/Gallon gasoline, too, huh?

I'm lucky, my commute is only about 3.5 miles. . . but, it's 400' downhill on the way to work, and a 400' climb on...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-11-08, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By TrumpetMurph
I don't see any reason why not. Your LBS can...

I don't see any reason why not. Your LBS can probably hook you up with more information and a test ride, and they'll know be able to find out the weight limit specs on that ride.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-11-08, 04:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,429
Posted By TrumpetMurph
Everything that has been said is great as far as...

Everything that has been said is great as far as the numbness issue goes. There's lots you can do to reduce the frequency and the severity of the numness, including all the fitting-adjustments that...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-11-08, 04:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 572
Posted By TrumpetMurph
Awesome! Keep up the good work! I did 20...

Awesome!

Keep up the good work! I did 20 miles, 1700' of climbing today, as I'm training for a ride that has LOTS of climbing myself! Who says clydes can't climb? :D
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-11-08, 04:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,221
Posted By TrumpetMurph
That sounds good! Personally, I love climbs. . ....

That sounds good! Personally, I love climbs. . . but I've never done a group ride before so this would be a good time NOT to do too much serious climbing. . . It's looking like I'll be able to...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-08-08, 07:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,221
Posted By TrumpetMurph
Yeah, the time'll work, I may need to come down...

Yeah, the time'll work, I may need to come down the night before, otherwise I'll just wake up early and hit the road around 6 a.m. But it sounds good as long as I get the day off work!
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-07-08, 09:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,221
Posted By TrumpetMurph
Yeah, I work for our public bus system, and every...

Yeah, I work for our public bus system, and every bus scheduled has to be on the road every day, so basically I cover shifts for anyone who is on vacation during that week. If no one is on vacation...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-07-08, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 547,645
Posted By TrumpetMurph
+1! I've found that it is easy to get frustrated...

+1! I've found that it is easy to get frustrated when the scale doesn't make any significant change for a while. But, pictures prove that I'm trading muscle mass for fat (slowly, but noticeable)...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-06-08, 05:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,221
Posted By TrumpetMurph
June 1st might work for me, depends on my work...

June 1st might work for me, depends on my work schedule, I'm the "cover guy" now, so I won't know what I'm working that week until probably the last week or so of this month. If I can make it I'll...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-06-08, 09:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 578
Posted By TrumpetMurph
That's so awesome! Congratulations! :D

That's so awesome! Congratulations! :D
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-06-08, 09:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,828
Posted By TrumpetMurph
One of the best things about hills is the sense...

One of the best things about hills is the sense of accomplishment that you get from climbing them, or from improving your climb a little each day.

One thing to remember is that the way you...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-04-08, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 289
Posted By TrumpetMurph
Way to endure through it and make yourself...

Way to endure through it and make yourself complete the 75 miler! I know even in my day-to-day rides there are times when I have to push myself to go that extra mile or that longer loop. Nice job! ...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-04-08, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By TrumpetMurph
Another thing that helps me is to shift into a...

Another thing that helps me is to shift into a slightly higher gear and stand up from the saddle during those really steep parts where it gets tough to carry speed and momentum.

Remember, when...
Forum: Foo 05-04-08, 07:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 962
Posted By TrumpetMurph
Congrats TOM! What an achievement!

Congrats TOM! What an achievement!
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-04-08, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By TrumpetMurph
Nice! 50 miles is no slouch of a ride! Keep on...

Nice! 50 miles is no slouch of a ride! Keep on Truckin', you'll make that ride!
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-04-08, 05:51 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,221
Posted By TrumpetMurph
Well, it sounds great! I won't be able to make...

Well, it sounds great! I won't be able to make it, but weekends seem to work pretty well for most everyone else!

Funrover-- we'll have to get together for a Tuesday ride sometime since we share...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-04-08, 05:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By TrumpetMurph
In places. The roads are dry (except during the...

In places. The roads are dry (except during the snowstorms we're STILL getting!) But the ski area still has a good 40" base at the top, and there's some banks still hanging on. Its definitely...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-03-08, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By TrumpetMurph
Book for beginners, clydes, and everyone!

I don't know if anyone has had the chance to check out this book, but it is absolutely great-- I'm not through it yet, but after the first fifty pages or so, I've already learned TONS about riding a...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-03-08, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By TrumpetMurph
Nice Little Ride

I took a nice short ride with my sister today, about six miles. She's a beginner, riding an old Schwinn mountain bike, and she really enjoyed the leisurely cruise! :)

It also gave me a chance to...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-03-08, 07:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,221
Posted By TrumpetMurph
Yeah, with my work schedule weekends don't work,...

Yeah, with my work schedule weekends don't work, I'm off Tues thru Thurs. . . but if anybody is in the NW CO area or is planning to head up that way, I'd love to ride! Otherwise I'd have to look...
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