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Forum: Great Lakes 09-20-09, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,003
Posted By edgar_rhode
wow i can't believe the word wh*r* was edited...

wow i can't believe the word wh*r* was edited there. it wasn't meant to offend anyone just as an humorous analogy. or is *n*logy going to be edited as well? ;-)
Forum: Great Lakes 09-20-09, 07:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,003
Posted By edgar_rhode
wow. with all the tour de troit participants and...

wow. with all the tour de troit participants and all the bike forum members i can't believe i'm the first "citizen reporter" poster...

the ride was great. beautiful day. wonderful introduction to...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-22-07, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By edgar_rhode
actually i don't atribute a gender to my bike but...

actually i don't atribute a gender to my bike but for the sake of this string ::

my bike is a pain ( list your own weak spot:: ass, neck, legs or arms ) but i keep mounting “her” because on some...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-11-07, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 450
Posted By edgar_rhode
music and cycling

i don't advocate it - but i just came across these two products ::

http://www.macfriends.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=2479
...
Forum: Great Lakes 04-06-07, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By edgar_rhode
i can vouch for the apple cider century. it was...

i can vouch for the apple cider century. it was my first century - and i hit my double nickles a few days before the event. i had about 900 miles of rides last year before before the ACC including a...
Forum: Great Lakes 02-27-07, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 447
Posted By edgar_rhode
9th bike the erie canal

anybody a veteran of this ride?

comments? terrain? accomodations? pros? cons?

i know some of these questions are addressed on the site but i'm curious about first hand experiences.
...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 02-19-07, 07:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 750
Posted By edgar_rhode
ronjon10 - thanks. the thread motivated me to...

ronjon10 - thanks. the thread motivated me to quit moaning and start pedaling. 7 miles in 30 minutes on the trainer in the basement. ain't much ( especially trying to remember to keep my elbows bent...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 02-19-07, 05:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 750
Posted By edgar_rhode
yeah - NOW they tell me :eek: i was really...

yeah - NOW they tell me :eek:

i was really kinda spooked before my first century ( i put a lot of personal worth into finishing at least one last year ) so i was just following the training...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 02-18-07, 07:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 750
Posted By edgar_rhode
i joined WW late in '05. lost 30 lbs pretty much...

i joined WW late in '05. lost 30 lbs pretty much with portion control ( the points system ) and lots of time on the bike. believe it or not - i started carb loading for my first century in late...
Forum: Great Lakes 02-11-07, 02:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,050
Posted By edgar_rhode
mr jim - i stopped in my local bike shop...

mr jim -

i stopped in my local bike shop yesterday and i picked up the feb issue of michigan sports and fitness. its a free street rag. the feb issue is their annual event “all sports” guide for...
Forum: Great Lakes 02-07-07, 05:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 479
Posted By edgar_rhode
Chicago Bike Activist Rally

I'm not advocating the politics - just letting people know its happening.

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http://www.eff.org/legal/cases/chicagoautoshow/

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On February 1, 2007, EFF warned the Chicago Auto Show to...
Forum: Northern California 01-23-07, 05:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By edgar_rhode
the arraignment

san francisco area cyclists might want to lend some support ::

http://www.metromintcycling.com/?news_1169168783
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-23-07, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By edgar_rhode
the arraignment

san francisco area bikers might be interested in this ::

http://www.metromintcycling.com/?news_1169168783
Forum: Great Lakes 01-14-07, 08:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 552
Posted By edgar_rhode
anybody missing a bike?

http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=552527
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-04-07, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By edgar_rhode
no more seat or clip versus pedal issues

not with this “bike”... :rolleyes:

the thumbnail is the kids version. the link goes to the site with the adult size.

http://3gbikes.com/bikes/stepper_preview.html

i imagine the calorie...
Forum: Great Lakes 12-30-06, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By edgar_rhode
master plan for chicago bikeway - 2015

http://www.bike2015plan.org/chapter1/chap1.html
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-20-06, 07:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,004
Posted By edgar_rhode
600,000 miles and counting

http://post-gazette.com/pg/06354/747328-114.stm
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-17-06, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By edgar_rhode
air and tom - thanks. i just got done asking...

air and tom - thanks. i just got done asking about straights versus drops in the 50+ forum. guess i shoulda checked in this forum first. i am wearing a forearm brace and i just bought a wrist brace...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-17-06, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 762
Posted By edgar_rhode
thanks

thanks for the tips and advice. i guess i was wondering if the cause could be bike related. ie has anyone experienced this from just riding?

to rephrase the question :: are straight handlebars...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-17-06, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By edgar_rhode
lateral epicondylitis

ok - so that's the fancy term for tendonitus / tennis elbow. but i don't play tennis - i bike.

for about the past month the front muscles on my right forearm just below elbow have been very sore (...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-17-06, 06:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 762
Posted By edgar_rhode
lateral epicondylitis

ok - so that's the fancy term for tendonitus / tennis elbow. but i don't play tennis - i bike.

for about the past month the front muscles on my right forearm just below elbow have been very sore (...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-08-06, 06:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By edgar_rhode
so does it “matter” what crank ring you're in? ...

so does it “matter” what crank ring you're in?

i usually push the big ring ( 52 on my bike ) and the 3rd to 5th rear gear with a mid 80's cadence.

i only use the smaller crank rings for hills...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-08-06, 05:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By edgar_rhode
so the original article was correct. i just...

so the original article was correct.

i just did a quick math conversion and 12.8K = 28.2 lbs. :eek: ouch.

as to the negative comments. i kinda agree - but...

a fool and his money are...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-07-06, 05:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By edgar_rhode
mark - i keep seeing posts with gear references....

mark - i keep seeing posts with gear references. can you ( or someone ) explain the numbers?
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-07-06, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By edgar_rhode
stormcrowe - thats quite a journey you've...

stormcrowe - thats quite a journey you've undertaken. congratulations. working on changing oneself is really tough. we on the outside only see part of the struggle - you get the satisfaction of...
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