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Forum: Road Cycling 07-21-06, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By strider
Timex Ironman performance monitor. No...

Timex Ironman performance monitor. No interference.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-10-06, 04:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By strider
Stop by the visitors center immediately after...

Stop by the visitors center immediately after passing over the bridge on 158 entering into Kitty Hawk. Believe it is a right at the second set of traffic lights. They have free maps with bike routes...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-22-06, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By strider
If you're a heavier rider, above 180#, go with...

If you're a heavier rider, above 180#, go with Zonda, lighter go Proton.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-15-06, 03:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 690
Posted By strider
Tell her it increases your libido, endurance and...

Tell her it increases your libido, endurance and stamina. :D
Forum: Road Cycling 05-15-06, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By strider
Check out the Olmo Mercury or Millenium. Both are...

Check out the Olmo Mercury or Millenium. Both are steel and smooth rides with the latter being the lighter and stiffer. www.redroseimports.com, www.repartocorse.com and www.eraprobike.com are sources...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-11-06, 11:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,004
Posted By strider
Congrats on your new Olmo. As sportbiker said...

Congrats on your new Olmo. As sportbiker said we're a rare breed anywhere but the bike always draws raves from other cyclists. Also stayed with steel and have the Millenium.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-29-06, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By strider
There's one on Old Westport Road. Take a left and...

There's one on Old Westport Road. Take a left and it's just off Rte 6/ State Rd. near the North Darmouth Mall. They are a Trek dealer. Also handles Colnago's. Believe it's named Dartmouth Cycles or...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-29-06, 08:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,260
Posted By strider
I am a runner and a cyclist and do not use audio...

I am a runner and a cyclist and do not use audio devices of any type, IPod, Disc player, radio, etc. All interfere with my situational awareness. Wind noise whistling through ones helmet is enough to...
Forum: Triathlon 01-26-06, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By strider
I'm a Clydesdale too but weight is not...

I'm a Clydesdale too but weight is not necessarily the main issue. Fit to and comfort for your butt is the concern. That said, some saddles have weight bearing limits.

A good start may be to get a...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-25-06, 11:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,748
Posted By strider
+ 1 on the Olmo. Millenium and Mercury are...

+ 1 on the Olmo. Millenium and Mercury are reasonable Olmo options.

As Spunkmeister suggested, check the http://redroseimports.com site. Also check http://www.repartocorse.com for lots of...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-24-06, 11:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 418
Posted By strider
My Timex Ironman Perfomance Monitor works with my...

My Timex Ironman Perfomance Monitor works with my Cateye CD300DW
Forum: Road Cycling 10-04-05, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By strider
Sent you a PM with the name of a certified fitter...

Sent you a PM with the name of a certified fitter at Spokes Belle View. He uses a couple of "systems" along with "trial and error' of how you feel on your bike.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-30-05, 04:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 775
Posted By strider
At the outset, I looked for a steel frame. Tried...

At the outset, I looked for a steel frame. Tried Gunnar, Masi and Lemond and researched Italian frames e.g. Moser. DeRosa, Casati, Torelli etc. Many exceeded my budget and in others, the geometry was...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-28-05, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 775
Posted By strider
Ditto! Bought my bike here after email exchanges...

Ditto! Bought my bike here after email exchanges and telephone conversations with the owner.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-20-05, 09:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,186
Posted By strider
Great helmet. Tried several but liked the fit of...

Great helmet. Tried several but liked the fit of the Pneumo best of all.

The bad: those funky pieces of cushioning foam that kept falling off the helmet. Problem solved by using some good Scotch...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 09-18-05, 08:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,152
Posted By strider
There's a number of formulas to out there to try....

There's a number of formulas to out there to try. The one that is most accurate for me based on my observed results during hard exercise is: 205- half my age. For those under 40 try 208- half your...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-16-05, 08:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 951
Posted By strider
Another vote for Time RXE or RXS.

Another vote for Time RXE or RXS.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-16-05, 08:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,148
Posted By strider
[QUOTE=puddin' legs]There are many drinks. Read,...

[QUOTE=puddin' legs]There are many drinks. Read, research. Try different things. Not everything will work for you. Trail and error.QUOTE]

Ditto........ As a marathon runner, I tried most energy...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-15-05, 09:02 PM
Replies: 25,642
Views: 14,399,028
Posted By strider
Finally manged to upload pics of my bike to an...

Finally manged to upload pics of my bike to an image server. Here's one of my Olmo Millenium. http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a340/roadrider62/OlmoBike0001.jpg
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 09-15-05, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1,192
Views: 69,559
Posted By strider
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a340/roadrider62...

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a340/roadrider62/OlmoBike0001.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling 09-10-05, 09:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,159
Posted By strider
Don't know about Hydrafuel. But, the other two...

Don't know about Hydrafuel. But, the other two can be found at most running shoe/runners stores. Performance also carries Accelerade, Endurox, GU etc..

I experimented with lots of sport drinks...
Forum: Introductions 09-08-05, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By strider
Welcome Kerry! That's beautiful country out there...

Welcome Kerry! That's beautiful country out there and many clubs have rides in that area of VA.
Forum: Introductions 09-08-05, 09:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 333
Posted By strider
As a new roadie, I'm interested in Bike...

As a new roadie, I'm interested in Bike clubs/rides Potomac Pedalers sounds good as does Reston. I emailed National Capital Velo but got no reply. There's also DC Velo. THe latter two are racing...
Forum: Introductions 09-07-05, 10:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 333
Posted By strider
Welcome Pete from another Alexandrian just south...

Welcome Pete from another Alexandrian just south of Old Town.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-06-05, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By strider
lol! What came to mind after I bought the bike...

lol! What came to mind after I bought the bike was "SloMo" an appropriate term for me.

The LBS mechanics who completed the bike's final assembly and tuning and the fitter volunteered favorable...
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