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Forum: Road Cycling 07-15-15, 01:17 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,482
Posted By BartJ
Snickers bar if the ride is 3 hour or less. More...

Snickers bar if the ride is 3 hour or less. More than that and I plan for food.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-07-15, 02:21 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,807
Posted By BartJ
My first "real" road bike is my 1987 Specialized...

My first "real" road bike is my 1987 Specialized Sirrus. Keep it on the rollers now. A few upgrades over the years. Still love they way it feels.463060
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-15-15, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By BartJ
Mine snapped on me too. It happened while on the...

Mine snapped on me too. It happened while on the flat just spinning along. Not changing gears either. Just one of those things. Did have to get my real wheel trued up after it happened.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-21-14, 09:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,300
Posted By BartJ
+1

+1
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-21-14, 05:29 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,709
Posted By BartJ
381775Hanging in the garage

381775Hanging in the garage
Forum: Road Cycling 05-16-14, 05:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,371
Posted By BartJ
I got a recommendation from a PT after a...

I got a recommendation from a PT after a hamstring tear to strenghten my legs using weights. She gave me 5 exercises to do. Started last fall. This spring my legs felt stronger than ever and my...
Forum: Southeast 05-08-14, 12:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 534
Posted By BartJ
Tour de Chesapeake

Join us in beautiful Mathews County Virginia for the 16th Annual Tour de Cesapeake Tour de Chesapeake ? Mathews County Cycling Event (http://tourdechesapeake.org/) May 16-18
Forum: Triathlon 05-07-14, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 832
Posted By BartJ
I am not a big fan of riding in crappy weather...

I am not a big fan of riding in crappy weather either. I put my rollers to good use this long and cold winter on the east coast. Doing that and some weight training with the legs has produced the...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-21-14, 02:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,178
Posted By BartJ
Your mention of angle iron gives me an idea. I...

Your mention of angle iron gives me an idea. I have a ittle bit of flex in that aluminum stock I used for the wheel brackets. You can see how the wheel is worn on the inside in the picture. I may...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-19-14, 03:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,178
Posted By BartJ
Has! Here are two shots. As I mentioned, the...

Has! Here are two shots. As I mentioned, the roller wheels are skateboard wheels. The other wheels are from the hardware store. I used longer screws with sleeves to raise them up the wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-17-14, 08:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,178
Posted By BartJ
Haz, used skateboard wheels for the rollers. I...

Haz, used skateboard wheels for the rollers. I believe they have a 1/4 " axle. I think I used roller blade wheels for the bumpers. I'll take a close up of the wheel assembly tonite and post. I...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-17-14, 06:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,178
Posted By BartJ
I converted my rollers to "motion rollers" at...

I converted my rollers to "motion rollers" at minimal cost by adding the wheels to the rollers instead of building a rolling platform for the rollers to sit in. I also put "bumper" wheels on too that...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-15-14, 07:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,051
Posted By BartJ
Use my rollers often during the week when it is...

Use my rollers often during the week when it is dark or raining. Skateboard wheels and bungee cords allow movement and the bumpers keep me on the rollers when I get bored and try crazy stuff
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Forum: Road Cycling 10-31-13, 12:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,855
Posted By BartJ
Regarding hanging from the garage ceiling: Space...

Regarding hanging from the garage ceiling: Space underneath can't be used to park a car and you can't walk under it. I thought about this in my garage, but did not have the height to be able to use...
Forum: Triathlon 08-28-13, 05:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,128
Posted By BartJ
Excellent! Good luck on your first tri. ...

Excellent! Good luck on your first tri. Remember to keep you cadence up and have FUN!!
Forum: Triathlon 08-19-13, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,128
Posted By BartJ
Sure you can, but many people buy a hybrid and...

Sure you can, but many people buy a hybrid and then up trading it in for a road or tri bike. My daughter did her first tri on a hybrid and won her age group. Put some narrow tires on and think...
Forum: Southeast 04-25-13, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By BartJ
We'll be there. Have a place down on Horn Harbor...

We'll be there. Have a place down on Horn Harbor off of 737. Great place to ride. Figured we would head down the light house and then back up to Gwynn's Island and back and see what after that.
Forum: Touring 10-26-12, 05:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,083
Posted By BartJ
+1 works really well. I use this set up. i...

+1 works really well. I use this set up. i have a down sweater that works really well in the fleece case.
Forum: Road Cycling 10-03-12, 05:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 991
Posted By BartJ
+1

+1
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-02-12, 11:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 923
Posted By BartJ
I was in my 20's at the time and had just gotten...

I was in my 20's at the time and had just gotten clip in pedals. Lived by a university. I came up to a light and thought I would try to do a track stand while I waited. 4 girls came up along side...
Forum: Triathlon 07-12-12, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By BartJ
I have the same shoes and love them. I train in...

I have the same shoes and love them. I train in socks all the time, but race without them and have never had a problem, not even the slightest hot spot.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-09-12, 06:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 298
Posted By BartJ
It was a hot weekend in Coastal Virginia. Liz...

It was a hot weekend in Coastal Virginia. Liz and i got out early Saturday morning for a 40K out and back to the Newpoint Comfort Lighthouse overlook in Mathews County, Virginia.

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Forum: Road Cycling 06-12-12, 12:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,844
Posted By BartJ
Two turtles having fun.255675

Two turtles having fun.255675
Forum: Road Cycling 05-02-12, 04:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,087
Posted By BartJ
"This is the famous Budweiser beer. We know of no...

"This is the famous Budweiser beer. We know of no brand produced by any other brewer which costs so much to brew and age. Our exclusive Beechwood Aging produces a taste, a smoothness and a...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-29-12, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By BartJ
I have a tool box in my bed, so I mounted the...

I have a tool box in my bed, so I mounted the brackets on the lid of that. Works well. Only problem is I can't get into the box with the bikes on it! Doesn't happy very often as I keep most of my...
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