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Forum: Road Cycling 10-27-09, 01:02 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,385
Posted By PedalMasher
i eat nothing 2-3 hours before a ride. as long...

i eat nothing 2-3 hours before a ride. as long as that last meal isn't a bag of potato chips, I'm good to go.
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-26-09, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 694
Posted By PedalMasher
Dahon Speed 7 (2006)

Considering you can get a 2009 speed 7 from performance bike at $385 shipped, how much is this dahon realistically worth?

http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/1289234320.html

It's a 2006...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-17-09, 04:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 530
Posted By PedalMasher
Easy. If you park in a garage, get the...

Easy.

If you park in a garage, get the hitch rack.

Even if you just have a close call of putting the bikes into the garage roof, you'll wish you had a hitch rack.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-15-09, 10:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,350
Posted By PedalMasher
Strongmen go for the hills

Strongmen go for the hills
Forum: Road Cycling 07-14-09, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By PedalMasher
<booking flights now>

<booking flights now>
Forum: Pacific Northwest 07-06-09, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By PedalMasher
I just rode both and I gotta tell ya that climb...

I just rode both and I gotta tell ya that climb of constitution is insane. I'm not a fan, but to each his own!

I found there was nary a flat spot on Orcas but nice rollers all over San Juan. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 06-16-09, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By PedalMasher
You'd have better luck in the "barter section"...

You'd have better luck in the "barter section" for seattle craigslist. good luck!
Forum: Road Cycling 06-16-09, 02:35 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,360
Posted By PedalMasher
I've built up my last 3 bikes from frames. I...

I've built up my last 3 bikes from frames. I bought a Zinn road bike maintenance copy and everything is all there. Going to try my hand at building a set of track wheels. It's all in Zinn baby,
Forum: Pacific Northwest 06-16-09, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By PedalMasher
Thanks for the info! We are staying on Orcas...

Thanks for the info! We are staying on Orcas next week and will catch the ferry to Lopez for a day trip on the bike. Here's the map, I'll be doing this route for sure!
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Forum: Pacific Northwest 06-16-09, 01:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By PedalMasher
Dabbo, remind me never to take a desk job like...

Dabbo, remind me never to take a desk job like yours... It may take me 30"-45" to climb the west hills, but never 15 hours! LOL Much love
Forum: Pacific Northwest 06-16-09, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By PedalMasher
Larelwood is the steepest paved road in the state...

Larelwood is the steepest paved road in the state or oregon. You heard it here, so go climb it!
Forum: Pacific Northwest 06-16-09, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By PedalMasher
Fat tire farm. Road bikes $50/day.

Fat tire farm. Road bikes $50/day.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-16-09, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By PedalMasher
I get this question all the time, and the easy...

I get this question all the time, and the easy answer is no. However, Fat Tire Farm in NW Portland rents cyclocross and mountain bikes. They are a great shop so I would point you toward a cross...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-16-09, 01:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,231
Posted By PedalMasher
75% of the people i know with roof racks have put...

75% of the people i know with roof racks have put a bike into the roof of the garage. There are others who probably won't admit it.

Roof racks look better, but I would never ever ever consider...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-22-09, 02:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 585
Posted By PedalMasher
It's been a mild one by pacific northwest...

It's been a mild one by pacific northwest standards, and except for the couple feet of snow in December, we haven't had much rain at all...

I have been mostly indoors unfortunately. After several...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-22-09, 02:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,512
Posted By PedalMasher
Started riding hard at 29. Racing shortly...

Started riding hard at 29. Racing shortly thereafter. Had a kid 18 months ago and my wife works full time so I haven't ridden as much since then. Still setting my goals for THIS year, but plan to...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 02-22-09, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By PedalMasher
I wouldn't wait until a meet the team ride in the...

I wouldn't wait until a meet the team ride in the fall. That's a long way off. Just grab a weekend ride with a few local teams. If they aren't accommodating to new riders, then do you want to be...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-22-09, 01:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 846
Posted By PedalMasher
IMHO, the race has a weird vibe. Absolutely...

IMHO, the race has a weird vibe. Absolutely terrible early stages weather - Basso, Landis, Hamilton back after doping suspensions. Is it just me or is Hamilton just not credible in a stars and...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 11-27-08, 03:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,859
Posted By PedalMasher
Agree with the comments above that the first 50...

Agree with the comments above that the first 50 miles are dangerous. I would add the 2006 route had a municipal trail that paralleled a road for some miles and there were these raised metal spots...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 11-27-08, 03:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,273
Posted By PedalMasher
The SE fixie hipster crowd doesn't get into the...

The SE fixie hipster crowd doesn't get into the west side rides, but there are beautiful rides into the Tualatin and Yamhill valleys. You would need a guide. I would recommend a larch mountain ride...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-06-08, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 833
Posted By PedalMasher
TDF Schumacher and Piepoli positives for CERA

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news.php?id=news/2008/oct08/oct07news

I called the Schumacher positive days after his incredible TT performances after spending incredible time out front solo. Of...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 10-06-08, 04:29 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,980
Posted By PedalMasher
Schumacher and Piepoli, which I correctly called...

Schumacher and Piepoli, which I correctly called after Schumacher's 2 TT wins after spending all day out in front TWICE.

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news.php?id=news/2008/oct08/oct07news
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 10-06-08, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,132
Posted By PedalMasher
Vindication! Piepoli and Schumacher test...

Vindication! Piepoli and Schumacher test positive! HAHA I was right! Woohoo Woohoo! Does anyone care? Probably not, but oh well I nailed it anyway.
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Forum: Road Cycling 08-09-08, 02:03 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,322
Posted By PedalMasher
WTF was that? Did you see the dude passed by the...

WTF was that? Did you see the dude passed by the 2 leaders in the tunnel? Looked like some fred out for a Sat ride. Maybe a dropped rider - but wouldn't he drop out if he got lapped?
Forum: Road Cycling 08-09-08, 01:44 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,322
Posted By PedalMasher
I'm kinda liking the industrial park feel of the...

I'm kinda liking the industrial park feel of the finish line area...

And did some of these guys get their country team kits at the performance sale? I think I saw that blue Ukraine jersey and...
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