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Forum: Road Cycling 12-31-12, 11:50 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,090
Posted By Captain Insano
99 rides 2,508 miles 67,408 ft elevation gain...

99 rides
2,508 miles
67,408 ft elevation gain
161 hours in the saddle

I gotta ride more hills!
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 10-17-12, 04:19 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 14,193
Posted By Captain Insano
The exodus has begun. Along with Nike, Trek,...

The exodus has begun. Along with Nike, Trek, Anheuser-Busch, RadioShack, and Giro all terminated their endorsement contracts with Armstrong today. Even Honey Stinger, which is partially owned by...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-14-12, 09:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,145
Posted By Captain Insano
I'd bet Trek, Nike, Oakley, et al, have a "morals...

I'd bet Trek, Nike, Oakley, et al, have a "morals clause" in their endorsement contracts with Armstrong. They probably can't recover the money they've already paid him, but they sure can stop future...
Forum: For Sale 03-07-11, 01:14 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 88,390
Posted By Captain Insano
Have: Easton EA90, 120 mm, 0 degrees, 31.8 mm...

Have: Easton EA90, 120 mm, 0 degrees, 31.8 mm clamp, very good condition
Want: Easton EA70 (4 bolt face), 100 mm, +/-6 degrees, 31.8 mm clamp
Forum: Road Cycling 11-24-10, 01:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 994
Posted By Captain Insano
I've been a Type 1 diabetic for the past 33...

I've been a Type 1 diabetic for the past 33 years, and a semi-serious cyclist for the past two years. I wish I found cycling a lot sooner! It's great exercise, has really lowered my A1c (from the...
Forum: Southern California 06-04-10, 03:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,171
Posted By Captain Insano
Riding anywhere along the Newport Beach -...

Riding anywhere along the Newport Beach - Huntington Beach bike paths requires peace, love and understanding. I was on the HB path this morning, and a kid was coming towards me on his beach cruiser,...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-04-10, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,029
Posted By Captain Insano
+1 on the Superfeet. I've got a pair, and...

+1 on the Superfeet. I've got a pair, and they've worked wonders.

Try Superfeet Yellow, which are specific to cycling shoes, hockey skates and ski boots (all narrow shoes with stiff soles). ...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 05-20-10, 10:59 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 40,595
Posted By Captain Insano
True, true. You've currently got the Tour of...

True, true. You've currently got the Tour of California and the Giro d'Italia in full bloom, so the public is generally aware that some big bike race is going on somewhere. If he dropped this last...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 05-20-10, 08:39 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 40,595
Posted By Captain Insano
The guy spends years and upwards of a million...

The guy spends years and upwards of a million dollars defending himself against those who accuse him of cheating, and only now admits that he was a doper. And now he's trying to implicate the rest...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-19-10, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By Captain Insano
I mean, you could...but why?

I mean, you could...but why?
Forum: Road Cycling 05-19-10, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 473
Posted By Captain Insano
Just remember to clip out! It's a forced thought...

Just remember to clip out! It's a forced thought at first, but soon becomes second nature. Falling while you're clipped in is a right of passage - you'll do it, and it'll remind you to clip out...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-15-10, 11:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 663
Posted By Captain Insano
"Dear Lord, please grant wisdom to my fellow...

"Dear Lord, please grant wisdom to my fellow travelers, so that they look up from their iPhones and Blackberrys long enough not to kill me. Amen."
Forum: For Sale 04-13-10, 01:20 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 88,390
Posted By Captain Insano
Have: Bontrager Race Lite -- 90 mm, +-17*,...

Have: Bontrager Race Lite -- 90 mm, +-17*, black, 31.8 **GONE**

Want: Surprise me
Forum: Road Cycling 03-26-10, 12:48 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,867
Posted By Captain Insano
Ray-Ban uber alles

+1 on the Wayfarers with prescription lenses. My big noggin means not a lot of sunglasses will fit, but Wayfarers do.
Forum: Southern California 03-20-10, 08:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,720
Posted By Captain Insano
The (alleged) murderer plead not guilty...

The (alleged) murderer plead not guilty yesterday:

http://www.dailypilot.com/articles/2010/03/19/publicsafety/dpt-izquieta032010.txt

By the way, methadone is commonly used to treat heroin...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-12-10, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By Captain Insano
The same ad just appeared in the Orange County...

The same ad just appeared in the Orange County (CA) CL, with even shorter text:

http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/1640830253.html

A very enterprising scammer, who ever it is.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-06-10, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By Captain Insano
I did, and returned them after a twenty mile ride...

I did, and returned them after a twenty mile ride (my LBS took them right back, and I got some Grand Prix 4000 S's instead). I was replacing worn out Bontrager Race X Lites.

The Hardshells just...
Forum: Southern California 03-05-10, 11:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By Captain Insano
You might try Two Wheels One Planet, which is on...

You might try Two Wheels One Planet, which is on 17th St. in Costa Mesa. It used to be Sea Schwinn. Their mechanics, Tomas and Fernando, have been there forever; they may have originally put your...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-03-10, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By Captain Insano
I think that's a chick. If that's a dude,...

I think that's a chick. If that's a dude, well...ewwww.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-03-10, 04:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,512
Posted By Captain Insano
+1 on the Brooks Brothers slim fit. I've got a...

+1 on the Brooks Brothers slim fit. I've got a closet full of them. I've got a huge neck, but am slim-ish (slim-esque?) elsewhere, and the slim fit is the only shirt that doesn't look like I'm...
Forum: Southern California 12-07-09, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 603
Posted By Captain Insano
Way back in the day (late 70's - early 80's),...

Way back in the day (late 70's - early 80's), there was the IV Bike Race, where the participants would follow a pick-up truck full of beer kegs, which stopped every half mile or so to let everybody...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-01-09, 11:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 986
Posted By Captain Insano
Take a look at the Terry Liberator Y Gel saddle. ...

Take a look at the Terry Liberator Y Gel saddle. I'm a lesser Clyde (6', 205), and it works great for me. Soft, but not too soft, and a wide back end. They're more than you want to spend (~$70),...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-14-09, 11:39 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 9,171
Posted By Captain Insano
Whatever rock you buy, make sure the stone is...

Whatever rock you buy, make sure the stone is secure in its setting. My wife's diamond fell out of her ring after about 10 years of continuous wear (one of the four prongs had bent open), and we...
Forum: Southern California 11-02-09, 11:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,499
Posted By Captain Insano
The Mountains to the Sea Trail is indeed a...

The Mountains to the Sea Trail is indeed a beautiful ride, and at least the southern portion (near the sea) is dedicated bike trail. That doesn't mean it's without its hazards, however. I came upon...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-01-09, 09:52 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 18,694
Posted By Captain Insano
An article in today's L.A. Times about the trial:...

An article in today's L.A. Times about the trial:

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-cyclists-trial1-2009nov01,0,159992.story

Let's hope the jury convicts. Arrogance, thy name is Dr....
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