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Forum: Southeast 04-08-16, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By recneps345
I hated driving 98. I did it from Destin towards...

I hated driving 98. I did it from Destin towards the East, but I only did it once. I usually wake up at around 4:45 a.m. one morning and drive the entire length of 30A until it the traffic starts...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 12-14-15, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By recneps345
80/20 Training Method by Fitzgerald

I know this is a running book, but the research is said to apply to all endurance training. Have any of you studied or applied this to your cycling training. Basically you are to keep 80% of your...
Forum: Mountain Biking 12-14-15, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By recneps345
Agreed...this is what I was thinking due to...

Agreed...this is what I was thinking due to saving the shins as well. Thanks.
Forum: Mountain Biking 12-13-15, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By recneps345
Need Basic Mtn Bike Pedals for Wife

My wife is mainly a runner and road bikes a little. I have an old womens 2004 trek 6700 I am getting for her. She wants platform pedals. Any suggestions on solid but cheaper pedals for a beginner...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-29-15, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By recneps345
Google maps definitely doesn't have the...

Google maps definitely doesn't have the knowledge/info that someone that lives locally and rides these roads all of the time would have. Views/natural beauty/high or low traffic/road surface...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-29-15, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By recneps345
Need Good Rides in Highlands/Cashiers NC

I tried a thread a few weeks ago, but I was still hoping for any good quiet/low traffic rides around Highlands/Cashiers North Carolina. Thanks in advance.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-22-15, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By recneps345
Perfect. That is just what I was looking for. I...

Perfect. That is just what I was looking for. I would love to do the Tour de Cashiers, but we are going next week for spring break. If I love the area, I might just head back up in May. Thanks...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-22-15, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By recneps345
Bump

Bump
Forum: Road Cycling 03-21-15, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By recneps345
Rides Highlands/Cashiers NorthCarolina

The family and I are going to spend some time in between highlands and cashiers, nc. I would love some links to some good rides. The most important thing is that they aren't in high traffic areas. ...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-07-14, 09:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,840
Posted By recneps345
On average, the road with 20 cars is going to be...

On average, the road with 20 cars is going to be way safer than the 200. There are exceptions as you mentioned, but in my case I can assure you I am way safer on the roads I frequent that if I were...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-06-14, 09:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,840
Posted By recneps345
Let's see. Drive in an area where I get passed...

Let's see. Drive in an area where I get passed by 20 cars per hour....or where I get passed by 200 cars per hour. You do the math on what is going to be more dangerous.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-25-14, 11:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,840
Posted By recneps345
That is definitely my only other option.

That is definitely my only other option.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-25-14, 11:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,840
Posted By recneps345
It really is. I only ride in low traffic areas,...

It really is. I only ride in low traffic areas, and I can always here cars coming up on me to where I can make sure they see me. Texting has really gotten rampant out there.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-25-14, 11:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,840
Posted By recneps345
Enraging Stories like this make me reconsider cycling

I know of a guy in town that was hit the other day by a car by a driver that was texting. It would have been major had he not been able to hear the car coming in on him and react. He still got...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-18-13, 01:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,607
Posted By recneps345
banerjek, I am with you. Just like today at the...

banerjek, I am with you. Just like today at the TDF. With no break, you finally just break. I will say that much of it is what you are used to. I have a few friends from CA that are used to less...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-17-13, 01:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,735
Posted By recneps345
This is what I noticed as well. The thing was...

This is what I noticed as well. The thing was just really responsive, and it seemed to accelerate really well. I took mine out on a 60 mile ride the other day, and it felt as nice as my...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-15-13, 07:50 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,735
Posted By recneps345
I just bought a Scott CR1, and I love it. I...

I just bought a Scott CR1, and I love it. I didn't think it was harsh at all, and I am coming off of a steel Lemond frame. That being said it had old and lower end wheels. My Lemond was a 2003,...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-15-13, 05:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,607
Posted By recneps345
He is a really nice guy. Funny how some don't...

He is a really nice guy. Funny how some don't believe it even though people like you and myself can vouch for him. I mean he probably could have done way more if he would have wanted to. He had way...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-15-13, 12:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,607
Posted By recneps345
This is exactly what I have been saying. This is...

This is exactly what I have been saying. This is what makes me wish I could see what Toone and others would do out West or anywhere that the rollers don't come into play. Like I said, either way he...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-15-13, 11:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,607
Posted By recneps345
My whole thing is still momentum. There are many...

My whole thing is still momentum. There are many climbs I climb and that Toone climbs on his way to 31000 feet that are 0.4 miles at 7% grade. Then, you fly down it and with a little effort your...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-15-13, 10:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,607
Posted By recneps345
I am interested to what would be more difficult. ...

I am interested to what would be more difficult. I know he did this by doing many 6-12% grades with a few gradients that average close to 20%. I know we have a ton of heat, humidity, and many...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-15-13, 07:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,607
Posted By recneps345
Yes, you can check out the route on Strava. I...

Yes, you can check out the route on Strava. I live in the middle of where he is riding, so I can tell you it is not hard to find the hills. Like was said above, there is no huge elevation change. ...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-15-13, 06:14 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,607
Posted By recneps345
It is Brian toone. It is legit. I am sure you can...

It is Brian toone. It is legit. I am sure you can follow on strava to see the ride. I think the
Fact that we have so many hills so close to each other makes it easier, as you can use your momentum...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-14-13, 08:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,607
Posted By recneps345
31,000 feet climbing in 1 Day

I just saw where a guy in Birmingham climbed 31,000 feet today. This guy lives around me, and he lives on his bike. I am still shocked at how much climbing he did. I think it took him 150 miles to...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-14-13, 07:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,047
Posted By recneps345
They are out there. She was actually shocked I...

They are out there. She was actually shocked I didn't spend closer to 5,000. I just couldn't justify it. She is lucky in that she has been getting a monthly bonus for the last year, and she has...
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