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Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 11-30-15, 10:51 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By cheg
I did PBP for the second time this year but,...

I did PBP for the second time this year but, unlike 2011, I finished outside the time, or Hors Delai as the French say. I caught a bad chest cold a couple of weeks before the start which slowed me...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 03-04-15, 11:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,982
Posted By cheg
Rivet Pearl

Rivet Pearl
Forum: Commuting 01-25-13, 11:15 PM
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Views: 94,598
Posted By cheg
Nice commute today. I live in Seattle and I'm...

Nice commute today. I live in Seattle and I'm working on a project that is centered in Portland, OR. Once a week I load my bike on the Amtrak train and spend a couple of days in Portland. 5 Miles...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 01-21-13, 08:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,498
Posted By cheg
I finished the Colorado High Country with her...

I finished the Colorado High Country with her last July and her neck was killing her. Anyway, some of my best friends are bent ;-)
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 01-21-13, 01:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,498
Posted By cheg
The Lone Star members I know are great to ride...

The Lone Star members I know are great to ride with. Plus Vickie Tyer has been on all 3 1200k's I've done and she told me to do this one. Can't argue with that. :-)
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 01-19-13, 12:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,277
Posted By cheg
What makes a good saddle a good saddle? Long...

What makes a good saddle a good saddle? Long range comfort. Can't really tell if something is going to work until I ride over 80 miles on it. I use Brooks because they are not the most comfortable at...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 01-18-13, 11:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,968
Posted By cheg
I use a camelback on rides through remote places...

I use a camelback on rides through remote places like the Colorado High Country 1200k. 60 to 80 miles between towns was typical. I carried 2 large bottles with Perpetuum and a camelback. I was never...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 01-18-13, 11:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,498
Posted By cheg
I'm in along with several other Seattle...

I'm in along with several other Seattle Randonneurs. The challenge will be getting ready for a 1200 by May 1st.
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-31-12, 07:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,429
Posted By cheg
Texas Stampede 1200k, Super Brevet Scandinavia...

Texas Stampede 1200k, Super Brevet Scandinavia 1200k, SR #6, and complete my 60th straight month of R12.

Unless life intervenes...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-31-12, 12:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 694
Posted By cheg
Long distance philosophy

"In traveling over the vast prairies and mountains it is well that the range of our vision has certain limits. If we could take within scope of our sight the whole extent of the distance to be...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-07-12, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 769
Posted By cheg
Mostly research after the fact. I knew know a...

Mostly research after the fact. I knew know a little about a lot of subjects like some of the history and geology of the area but it's mostly motivated by "how did that rock wall get there?" and "who...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-06-12, 10:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 769
Posted By cheg
I ride a Davidson (http://davidsonbicycles.com/)...

I ride a Davidson (http://davidsonbicycles.com/) Titanium bike with couplers. The fork is Alpha Q carbon. It has 32 spoke wheels with a Shimano generator in the front and a Record 10 rear hub. It...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-06-12, 06:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 769
Posted By cheg
It was but I didn't expect it to take 5 months to...

It was but I didn't expect it to take 5 months to finish.
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-05-12, 07:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 769
Posted By cheg
The pictures are the trigger for the memories....

The pictures are the trigger for the memories. The reports are to preserve the memories more than a month or so. :rolleyes:

John Lee is a class act.
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-05-12, 07:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 769
Posted By cheg
I have - we met up in NYC right before...

I have - we met up in NYC right before Thanksgiving. He's been dealing with a little high water from Sandy, among other things. :eek:
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-04-12, 07:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 769
Posted By cheg
Colorado High Country 1200k Ride Report

Here is my report from the Colorado High Country 1200 last July. Long, but mostly pictures. Enjoy!

CHC1200 (http://home.comcast.net/~cheg01/CHC1200/chc1200.html)
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 02-29-12, 08:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,802
Posted By cheg
I think you got those messages across. I agree...

I think you got those messages across. I agree about the importance of focusing outside yourself. I think you have to do that even when you are not riding with someone. If you focus too much on how...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 02-28-12, 09:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,802
Posted By cheg
I do long rides because I enjoy them. I like...

I do long rides because I enjoy them. I like night riding, day riding, dry, rain, flat, hills, alone, with friends. It's all good.

Carbonfiberboy: If you can do a 400k with a total average of...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 02-12-12, 08:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 817
Posted By cheg
Anyone tried SRAM shifters on a tandem?

Anyone tried SRAM shifters on a tandem?
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 02-12-12, 04:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,144
Posted By cheg
FWIW, I have a SON28 and a Shimano 3N80 and I...

FWIW, I have a SON28 and a Shimano 3N80 and I can't tell the difference in terms of drag or power productuion. On long rides I use an E-Werk to power my GPS so there is load is on the generator...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 02-07-12, 12:02 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 52,021
Posted By cheg
Beautiful in February for a 200k from Snohomish...

Beautiful in February for a 200k from Snohomish to Edison and back:

http://home.comcast.net/~cheg01/olympics.jpg

http://home.comcast.net/~cheg01/baker2.jpg

Ten Eagles in a tree:...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 01-25-12, 10:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 902
Posted By cheg
If you want to compare the bikes do 20 fast miles...

If you want to compare the bikes do 20 fast miles on the flat trail and then do the steepest hill you can find a couple of times. Wait a few days and try the other bike. Or just ride the hell out of...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 01-02-12, 12:04 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,290
Posted By cheg
An SR series and 3 brevets of 1000k or greater.

An SR series and 3 brevets of 1000k or greater.
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-19-11, 11:41 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,279
Posted By cheg
I'd like to do two 1200's and a 1000 (or vice...

I'd like to do two 1200's and a 1000 (or vice versa) this year. The last 2 years I did a 1000k and a 1200.

Some options:
May 9-11: San Diego 1000k
June 21-23: San Francisco 1000k
June 23-26:...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-11-11, 09:04 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 23,032
Posted By cheg
Looks like quite a trip. If you can walk to...

Looks like quite a trip. If you can walk to 19000 feet you should be good for 1200k on a bike. ;)
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