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Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 12-15-14, 09:25 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,156
Posted By benajah
In 2005 I got my right leg blown off in...

In 2005 I got my right leg blown off in Afghanistan while serving with the 173rd Airborne, the only unit to award two medals of honor for Afghanistan. Other injuries too. Waist down was basically...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 09-04-13, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By benajah
Probably just since I have been here I rarely see...

Probably just since I have been here I rarely see road riders out training. Back in California it was just so ubiquitous, and when I was growing up here in NC it was all about MTB (but then again I...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 08-31-13, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By benajah
Thanks. I appreciate it.

Thanks. I appreciate it.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 08-30-13, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By benajah
Charlotte, NC area

I just moved to Charlotte, NC from the SF Bay area in California. I know the road racing scene won't be anything like California but does anyone on here have any familiarity with the area in terms of...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-22-13, 11:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,868
Posted By benajah
Actually a really interesting post. Humans are...

Actually a really interesting post. Humans are built from the tips of our toes to the crowns of our heads for running. We are the most efficient animal on the planet at it, and as such, our bodies...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-21-13, 10:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,524
Posted By benajah
I'd forget about returning them, but sell them on...

I'd forget about returning them, but sell them on eBay with a reserve Or Buy it Now price that will cover what you spent. The Chinese companies will be selling the exact same wheel, for the exact...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-14-13, 04:00 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,723
Posted By benajah
Is USAC women's cat 4 like men's cat 5, or do...

Is USAC women's cat 4 like men's cat 5, or do they just not have a version of cat 5?
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-05-13, 11:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,000
Posted By benajah
l: To us southern boys, yeah. You northern boys...

l:
To us southern boys, yeah. You northern boys think 103 is hot:lol:
Forum: Adaptive Cycling: Handcycles, Amputee Adaptation, Visual Impairment, and Other Needs 03-01-13, 12:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,200
Posted By benajah
When I was in the army hospital, they basically...

When I was in the army hospital, they basically gave us free range. Let us choose our suspension system, and more or less let us try out feet free range. We just shopped the Internet and they ordered...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 02-28-13, 12:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,968
Posted By benajah
Yeah that's a good location. Also under the...

Yeah that's a good location. Also under the downtube, it's really easy to attach an extra bottle cage with hose clamps from the hardware store (I've only found metal ones with the right metal tabs...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 02-27-13, 03:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,968
Posted By benajah
For me it's pretty ride-specific. I prefer...

For me it's pretty ride-specific. I prefer bottles so I can better measure my fluid and perpetuem like product intake, but I'll use a camelbak if I feel like I need that much water.
I did see an...
Forum: Mountain Biking 02-10-13, 12:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,419
Posted By benajah
Yeah, realistically, if you are 50/50 roads...

Yeah, realistically, if you are 50/50 roads versus trails, and the trails are fire roads or buff single track, CX bike rules.
Honestly, you can't have just one bike.
At a bare minimum you need a...
Forum: Adaptive Cycling: Handcycles, Amputee Adaptation, Visual Impairment, and Other Needs 01-29-13, 12:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By benajah
I've done a fair bit of touring and bikepack a...

I've done a fair bit of touring and bikepack a lot.
Best advice is to take a step back, forget about the rest of it and focus for awhile about the interface between your residual limb and the...
Forum: Mountain Bike Racing 01-28-13, 10:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,735
Posted By benajah
Generally people check out your legs before they...

Generally people check out your legs before they check out your bike. As long as everything works, you can race about any bike.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-28-13, 01:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,101
Posted By benajah
Competitive cyclist is fantastic. Best online...

Competitive cyclist is fantastic. Best online company I have ever dealt with.If you are interested in a custom steel frame... Pegoretti...these are the absolute best custom steel frames I have ever...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-28-13, 12:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,745
Posted By benajah
I live in an area notorious for steep climbs. I...

I live in an area notorious for steep climbs. I have a technique that works well for me who is not a climber.
i call it active resting. While out of the saddle, on a steep climb, I take three or...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-27-13, 11:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 777
Posted By benajah
GPS monitors for calorie burn are way off...but...

GPS monitors for calorie burn are way off...but we simply don't have a meter of any sort that can measure calories burnt in a workout.
Compare watts to joules, etc, it doesn't account for energy...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 01-27-13, 11:25 PM
Replies: 24,977
Views: 828,007
Posted By benajah
Is the color orange called that because it's the...

Is the color orange called that because it's the color oranges are, or are oranges called that because they are orange? And are Orangatangs called that because they are orange apes, or did they name...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-26-13, 12:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,078
Posted By benajah
http://www.revelatedesigns.com/

http://www.revelatedesigns.com/
Forum: Road Cycling 01-26-13, 12:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,844
Posted By benajah
Did they come with instructions? If so, no excuse...

Did they come with instructions? If so, no excuse for screwing it up
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 01-21-13, 12:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,627
Posted By benajah
There was a bike in that picture?

There was a bike in that picture?
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 01-21-13, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By benajah
Thanks. First year racing such a frequent and...

Thanks. First year racing such a frequent and regular schedule since the late 90s.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 01-21-13, 12:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By benajah
Training suggestions

Did my first race of the year this morning.
Looks like I have either a crit or an XC race every weekend for the next six months. I've never followed a really structured program until this winter....
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 01-21-13, 12:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,627
Posted By benajah
So why is it that girls compete over who has the...

So why is it that girls compete over who has the best shoes, who has the best man, etc.
Watch "Real Housewives" of whatever city, women are way, way, way more competitive than men. By orders of...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 01-21-13, 12:30 AM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 89,595
Posted By benajah
http://aol.sportingnews.com/sport/story/2012-10-23...

http://aol.sportingnews.com/sport/story/2012-10-23/lance-armstrong-doping-news-tour-de-france-uci-cycling-union-nike-contract
something interesting about Carmichael in here
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