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Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-04-16, 05:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,401
Posted By Zoxe
TdC Indy was a rainy affair, but I successfully...

TdC Indy was a rainy affair, but I successfully put in my first Imperial Century at 101 miles and change.

For those that don't know about the ride, the Indianapolis version is held at the...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-01-16, 06:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 857
Posted By Zoxe
Early Monday AM, I was out for a 20 mile out and...

Early Monday AM, I was out for a 20 mile out and back route, and was approaching the small town that is my turnaround. As I'm reaching the first houses, a squirrel the size of a small SUV rus out,...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-30-16, 06:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,401
Posted By Zoxe
Congrats Fldaves -- sounds like a good ride. ...

Congrats Fldaves -- sounds like a good ride.

The Indy TdC is now a few days away. Weather is holding so far (it's Indiana, it will change 7 times in the next 4 days!). We've been to the track...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 04-21-16, 03:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,401
Posted By Zoxe
Longer rides for Indy TdC have been intermittent...

Longer rides for Indy TdC have been intermittent due to the unexpected return of winter here in the midwest. However, overall I think I'm in good position to put down a decent effort and hopefully...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 04-21-16, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 995
Posted By Zoxe
You'll probably find that this is a contentious...

You'll probably find that this is a contentious topic, and there are a few other threads on the same topic that devolved quickly.

But here's me:
I lost my first 50 lbs by cutting down on...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-14-16, 04:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,321
Posted By Zoxe
No, not special tires. I would ride whatever...

No, not special tires. I would ride whatever comes on your bike until they wont hold air. There are commuter tires with anti-puncture liners, but that's more about where you ride than what you...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-13-16, 05:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,401
Posted By Zoxe
Outstanding. :) The weather here has...

Outstanding. :)

The weather here has finally broken, so this weekend was my first 'long' training ride in prep for TdC in early June.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-12-16, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,321
Posted By Zoxe
First, welcome to C&A! There are MANY ways...

First, welcome to C&A!

There are MANY ways you could approach this. Oddjob2's advice of finding a good, used mountain bike and installing slicks is good advice. There's a shop near me that has a...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-12-16, 07:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,663
Posted By Zoxe
It is difficult to untangle my weight loss from...

It is difficult to untangle my weight loss from other gains I've made over time. For example, during the same year that I lost 40 lbs, I intentionally worked on biking longer distances. Did my...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-08-16, 08:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,401
Posted By Zoxe
Good luck at Lake Nona, and be sure to come back...

Good luck at Lake Nona, and be sure to come back with a ride report. :)
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 02-23-16, 05:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,069
Posted By Zoxe
I have become a Twin6 convert over the past...

I have become a Twin6 convert over the past couple of seasons. Their Standard Bib is available up to 3X. I bought 2 pair during one of their big end of season progressive sales. Thermal knickers...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 02-01-16, 06:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,715
Posted By Zoxe
I ride in the spin room at the gym when there's...

I ride in the spin room at the gym when there's no classes going. It helps keep me motivated if I stay on a particular schedule and I'm less inclined to skip a ride if it's a "gym day" and I stop on...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-07-16, 06:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,401
Posted By Zoxe
Hey 10 Wheels! After a couple year hiatus,...

Hey 10 Wheels!

After a couple year hiatus, the calendars are aligning and may let us do TdC Indy this year. I haven't signed up yet, but hope to commit the date and remedy the sign up soon.
...
Forum: Great Lakes 06-23-15, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 724
Posted By Zoxe
You have no doubt come to Indy and gone. How did...

You have no doubt come to Indy and gone. How did it go?

I live on the far (far) east side, but have a couple of coworkers on the (far) south side; they tend to do some of the CIBA weeknight group...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-23-15, 04:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,373
Posted By Zoxe
Best wishes and condolences from me and Mrs. Zoxe...

Best wishes and condolences from me and Mrs. Zoxe to the family.

Mrs. Zoxe and I met Tom while on his TdC Indianapolis team a few years ago. At the time, we were just getting started with biking...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-06-15, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By Zoxe
This is my little routine. It's not based on...

This is my little routine. It's not based on science, but more around superstition. :)

For a Saturday race, I will do a shakedown ride on Thursday night. For a shakedown ride, I'm going to go...
Forum: Triathlon 02-21-15, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,702
Posted By Zoxe
Mine too. Mine is the blue one. The pattern is...

Mine too. Mine is the blue one. The pattern is pretty popular. We end up with a lot of pictures of random guys in blue zoot suits on my dad's telephoto lense when he comes to take pics for us. :)
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 02-12-15, 08:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,793
Posted By Zoxe
I have posted my background elsewhere in much...

I have posted my background elsewhere in much more detail, but my inspiration has come in a few forms.

- The initial kick in the pants was a 2008 photo at my brother's wedding. I got the wedding...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-10-15, 07:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,527
Posted By Zoxe
Cool, I didn't know Warsaw had one. Will look it...

Cool, I didn't know Warsaw had one. Will look it up. I grew up in Plymouth. That's like next door. :)

We're signed up for Muncie again in June. Muncie is very competitive (lots of clubs and...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-10-15, 07:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,527
Posted By Zoxe
Bass, Congrats on the progress so far. I...

Bass,

Congrats on the progress so far. I see you're about 90 miles from me. What Tri are you signed up for?

// Zoxe
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-01-15, 09:55 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,103
Posted By Zoxe
I made it. 198.8, despite beer, cajun food, and...

I made it. 198.8, despite beer, cajun food, and a steak dinner last night. Goal for '15 is to be under 190 by May 1st.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-24-14, 09:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,235
Posted By Zoxe
I really like Twin6's stuff. Men's...

I really like Twin6's stuff.

Men's Technical- TWIN SIX - Alternative Cycling Apparel (http://www.twinsix.com/gear/mens-tech)

Some bigger sizes available.

Their stock is constantly rotating...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-24-14, 09:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,186
Posted By Zoxe
Tomorrow is a new day. Okay, tomorrow is...

Tomorrow is a new day.

Okay, tomorrow is Christmas, so may not be the best 'restart' day but you get my point. :)

Don't dwell on what was, dwell on what could be. Continue to persist.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-23-14, 06:55 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,103
Posted By Zoxe
196.6 This morning. So far I am maintaining my...

196.6 This morning. So far I am maintaining my streak. I managed to be pretty good over last weekend - holiday gathering at my folks.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-07-14, 06:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,298
Posted By Zoxe
I see someone else found Boyd's wheels. Here's...

I see someone else found Boyd's wheels. Here's mine:

http://www.councilofmoo.com/bikes/bianchi-wheels1.jpg

http://www.councilofmoo.com/bikes/bianchi-wheels2.jpg
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