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Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-15-17, 02:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,114
Posted By CommuteCommando
Your location is listed as DFW, which I am...

Your location is listed as DFW, which I am assuming is the flat part of Texas. Single speed is fine for a clyde in flat areas.

Physics! Newton said w=m*(32.2ft/s^2)*elevation gained. Us Clydes...
Forum: Southern California 01-15-17, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,486
Posted By CommuteCommando
I was spit at passing one of the homeless camps...

I was spit at passing one of the homeless camps near Angel Stadium. I don't worry too much since most of the homeless in those camps are pretty harmless, though some seem resentful of MAMIL's on...
Forum: Southern California 01-15-17, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By CommuteCommando
Rather than seek advice of others, test ride...

Rather than seek advice of others, test ride them. The bike I like (CrMo Frame with lugs) might not be your cup of tea. The only thing I will say is that I avoid Trek products because of how they...
Forum: Books, Movies, Music & Entertainment 01-15-17, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,294
Views: 101,031
Posted By CommuteCommando
About halfway through The Trial by Franz Kafka. ...

About halfway through The Trial by Franz Kafka. A very strange, yet compelling read. A guy is arrested, but never really taken into custody, for a "serious offense". He is not told what the...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-17-16, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,726
Views: 228,208
Posted By CommuteCommando
78 below Banner Grade?

78 below Banner Grade?
Forum: Road Cycling 11-13-16, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1,726
Views: 228,208
Posted By CommuteCommando
Going through old threads and need to share some...

Going through old threads and need to share some sad news. This beautiful rustic burg has come down with a terminal case of bulldozers. RIP Harmony Grove.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-13-16, 09:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,695
Posted By CommuteCommando
Physics. The weight to consider is the total...

Physics. The weight to consider is the total weight. A 160 lb rider on a full suspension Next from WalMart will weigh less than a Clyde like me on a Pinnarello. I see you are in Wisconsin, which I...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-12-16, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 594
Posted By CommuteCommando
My daughter tuns 38 next year. :eek:

My daughter tuns 38 next year. :eek:
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-12-16, 04:54 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,789
Posted By CommuteCommando
:lol: I feel you pain (hear your CZCZCZCZCZC )

:lol: I feel you pain (hear your CZCZCZCZCZC )
Forum: Southern California 11-12-16, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 642
Posted By CommuteCommando
Yeah, good luck Getting anything from SANDBAG....

Yeah, good luck Getting anything from SANDBAG. (like the name, very appropriate :lol: )
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-12-16, 12:01 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,789
Posted By CommuteCommando
When doing intervals The William Tell Overture...

When doing intervals The William Tell Overture (in my head) helps me time the sprint and hold cadence. Tried ear buds once on the bike and didn't like them. The wind noise is still in the...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-11-16, 11:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By CommuteCommando
Coming Back

I never really went anywhere, except to McDonald's and 7-Eleven for more beer. I started lurking back just last week and see a few names I recognize. I just got back to 260 after getting down to...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-04-16, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By CommuteCommando
Accurate GPX of Stage Routes?

I've been watching first three stages live on NBCSN. I have also been trying, with limited success, to follow the terrain on Google Earth. This will be better when they reach the mountain stages.
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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-19-16, 12:17 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,271
Posted By CommuteCommando
Apples are good and a lot of convenience stores...

Apples are good and a lot of convenience stores carry bananas.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-10-15, 01:57 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 7,745
Posted By CommuteCommando
PhotoJoe. I missed it. Had to work. I was laid...

PhotoJoe. I missed it. Had to work. I was laid off a year ago and now do freelance stuff, and deadlines are deadlines. I am training and hoping to make Tour de Palm Springs. I've gained weight,...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-23-15, 08:36 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 7,745
Posted By CommuteCommando
Nice Route. I did Antonio Parkway to Ortega Hwy...

Nice Route. I did Antonio Parkway to Ortega Hwy once. Need to do it again. I made the mistake of trying to use the "Bike Trail" along that little park into San Clemente. Turns out it is actually a...
Forum: Southern California 10-17-15, 10:55 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,721
Posted By CommuteCommando
Cars and buses.

Cars and buses.
Forum: Southern California 10-17-15, 07:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,721
Posted By CommuteCommando
About a month ago I saw a car come up fast behind...

About a month ago I saw a car come up fast behind me, and I was on guard because he was kind of all over the road. as be passed I glanced over and he was totally engrossed in his phone, texting away....
Forum: Commuting 10-16-15, 11:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,021
Posted By CommuteCommando
I run night riders front an back. I usually set...

I run night riders front an back. I usually set the head lite to the lowest setting. Still plenty bright, and the battery lasts longer.
Forum: Commuting 10-16-15, 11:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,556
Posted By CommuteCommando
+1 I have often had rides where I hop...

+1

I have often had rides where I hop scotched for several mile with another rider. One bike length is not rude, and the wind breaking only starts to drop off significantly beyond this point. I...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-16-15, 11:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,168
Posted By CommuteCommando
+1. MapMyRide, or RideWithGPS (I prefer the...

+1. MapMyRide, or RideWithGPS (I prefer the later) for route planning, Strava for ride tracking.
Forum: Southern California 10-16-15, 10:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,721
Posted By CommuteCommando
I traveled to China a few years back. There is a...

I traveled to China a few years back. There is a stereotype that the Chinese are horrible drivers, but I noticed something that sets that notion on it's ear, and puts perspective on drivers over...
Forum: Southern California 10-16-15, 10:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,343
Posted By CommuteCommando
I've been away for a while.

I've been away for a while.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-16-15, 10:42 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 7,745
Posted By CommuteCommando
Good meeting you at BTC, Vic. When I hit...

Good meeting you at BTC, Vic.

When I hit Irvine, I usually take mouton to the Aliso Creek trail. The route I take misses the nasty part through Laguna Beach. You can his coast HWY at Crown...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-09-15, 10:37 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 7,745
Posted By CommuteCommando
Signed up for the Century, my training is off so...

Signed up for the Century, my training is off so may just do one lap. Everything is staged. I'll be the fat guy on a 2013 steel Masi with a Bear Flag jersey.
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