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Forum: Road Cycling 03-05-13, 09:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,285
Posted By MrCrassic
I don't want to become a lifter. I just want to...

I don't want to become a lifter. I just want to look better naked, lol.

Riding is great for endurance (I don't want to race) and for building leg mass, but does absolutely nothing for the upper...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-26-13, 06:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,285
Posted By MrCrassic
From what I've been reading and have personally...

From what I've been reading and have personally experienced, "toning" has everything to do with increasing muscle mass and activity and decreasing body fat to levels low enough to show their...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-26-13, 04:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,285
Posted By MrCrassic
Thanks for the great response, Duncan! My...

Thanks for the great response, Duncan!

My goals are pretty standard: to look even better naked without getting HYOOOJ, slow and/or losing fitness on the bike. If anything, I mostly want to fill...
Forum: Foo 02-26-13, 03:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 301
Posted By MrCrassic
Well done, Foo brethren!

Well done, Foo brethren!
Forum: Foo 02-26-13, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By MrCrassic
So I got the Surface Pro.

This thing simply kills it. Instantly makes the iPad and just about every ultrabook ever produced before it obsolete or horribly mispriced.

Unnecessary back-story: I've been using convertible...
Forum: Foo 02-26-13, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 301
Posted By MrCrassic
Yeah, the lack of microSD is a bit of a bummer,...

Yeah, the lack of microSD is a bit of a bummer, but I've been getting Nexus devices for a while now (Nexus 4 now ; previously owned the Galaxy Nexus) and the speed, weight, form factor (the only...
Forum: Foo 02-26-13, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8,482
Views: 263,115
Posted By MrCrassic
dafuq this is still around?! Good lord.

dafuq this is still around?!

Good lord.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-26-13, 11:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,285
Posted By MrCrassic
I don't have that much body fat at the moment...

I don't have that much body fat at the moment (I'm getting ~8% from my Accu-Measure calipers and the Jackson-Pollack 7pt method, so it's somewhere between there and 12%), so that's not really the...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-26-13, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By MrCrassic
Start with any ol' windbreaker jacket (I think...

Start with any ol' windbreaker jacket (I think the cheaper ones are made of some kind of plastic, whereas more expensive ones use synthetic blends) and a synthetic (NOT cotton) base layer under your...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-26-13, 11:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,130
Posted By MrCrassic
It depends on how much of your "area" is hurting...

It depends on how much of your "area" is hurting after your rides.

Like others have said, it's normal if you're just starting out and your cheek bones are making every chair hard to sit in....
Forum: Road Cycling 02-26-13, 09:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,285
Posted By MrCrassic
Thanks! From reading Rippetoe's book, I...

Thanks!

From reading Rippetoe's book, I understand that the fundamental exercises work the core pretty well. Is that not the case?



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Forum: Foo 02-26-13, 07:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 301
Posted By MrCrassic
Nexus 7. $200 directly from Google with warranty....

Nexus 7. $200 directly from Google with warranty.

You cannot do better than this.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-26-13, 07:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,285
Posted By MrCrassic
Road cycling and weightlifting. Advice appreciated!

Hey, folks! It's been a LOOOOONG time since I've been here; glad to see some familiar names still posting on here.

I'm going into my six year on the saddle but have also begun weight training...
Forum: Northeast 11-12-12, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By MrCrassic
I did the River Valley ride. The route itself was...

I did the River Valley ride. The route itself was fine but the weather was so unsupportive, I only did 75 miles of it. I wish I did Tour de Bronx instead.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-23-11, 08:35 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 3,825
Posted By MrCrassic
I just inspire myself after a while (a week or...

I just inspire myself after a while (a week or so) of not riding. Getting a nice, big ride in at least once in a lazy week is great.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-23-11, 08:34 AM
Replies: 59,818
Views: 1,818,016
Posted By MrCrassic
Glad to see this thread still alive and kicking...

Glad to see this thread still alive and kicking after a year break :)
Forum: Road Cycling 02-02-11, 02:00 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,055
Posted By MrCrassic
exactly 25. (did some work on spin bike, but I'm...

exactly 25. (did some work on spin bike, but I'm feeling lazy atm :( )

the miles i'm not riding i'm making up for in walking. kind of lame, but it's something :)
Forum: Road Cycling 01-10-11, 02:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,259
Posted By MrCrassic
I tried riding in ~10 degree weather two years...

I tried riding in ~10 degree weather two years ago and my hands were done in less than 10 minutes with all sorts of layering. By the time I stopped mid-ride, I felt like my thumb had frostbite. My...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-10-11, 02:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,259
Posted By MrCrassic
Wow; thanks for the responses! I found the...

Wow; thanks for the responses!

I found the Bar Mitts at Sid's on Friday (or Saturday) when I went to get a new tire. The helpful person at the counter recommended that I put hand warmers on my...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-10-11, 09:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,259
Posted By MrCrassic
Numb fingers from all sorts of gloves...

Hi, all!

The only things that keep my rides from going the distance in the winter are my hands. No matter what gloves I use, my fingers get numb to the point where riding becomes unbearable. This...
Forum: Foo 12-27-10, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By MrCrassic
You know how it goes with rich old men

You know how it goes with rich old men
Forum: Foo 12-27-10, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By MrCrassic
Ubuntu Forums (http://ubuntuforums.org/) is where...

Ubuntu Forums (http://ubuntuforums.org/) is where you want to be. Excellent source of information.
Forum: Foo 12-27-10, 12:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 571
Posted By MrCrassic
I'm sure this was said before, but buying a phone...

I'm sure this was said before, but buying a phone outright will let you use practically whatever data/voice plan you want. For example, my mom, who is also on the T-, is using an iPhone with no data...
Forum: Foo 12-24-10, 07:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 662
Posted By MrCrassic
This can take a really long time depending on the...

This can take a really long time depending on the kind of person you are, but you'll be better off for it.
Forum: Foo 12-24-10, 07:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 662
Posted By MrCrassic
Ain't this the truth! Listen to this man;...

Ain't this the truth!

Listen to this man; when it comes to relationships and dating advice, he's spot on.
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