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Forum: Northern California 11-18-09, 11:20 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 7,808
Posted By jupiterboy
Go for it. I got my triple crown in 2005. I...

Go for it. I got my triple crown in 2005. I rode Solvang, Davis, and Knoxville. I also completed the Mt Tam 2x this past summer as well.

It is an achievement that is definitely worthwhile.
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Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 02-12-09, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By jupiterboy
Bontrager rims are garbage for clydes. I used to...

Bontrager rims are garbage for clydes. I used to have a pair on my LeMond. The low spoke count and poor quality resulted in the rim needing to be trued all the time. I purchased some Cane Creek...
Forum: Northern California 01-01-09, 05:56 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,370
Posted By jupiterboy
tam repair work

everyone should be aware-tam has repair work on the roads in several places.

The road WAS closed just past Alpine Dam. Secondly, the road before seven sisters is covered in gravel...not fun
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Forum: Northern California 08-03-08, 11:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,044
Posted By jupiterboy
Sounds like the afternoon northwesterly caught...

Sounds like the afternoon northwesterly caught everyone.

I had a different experience all together. I rode the Mt Tam century (having previously rode the century, double metric and double...
Forum: Northern California 07-23-08, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By jupiterboy
Tom, My email and comments are meant to...

Tom,

My email and comments are meant to raise awareness to the bikers that actually ride through Sausalito - in the hope to get them to slow down or avoid a ticket.

If you are truly aware of...
Forum: Northern California 07-18-08, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By jupiterboy
Sausalito Sting planned for crosswalk next week

Weekend Bike Riders Beware - Sausalito Cops have some free time on their hands...watch out - see below.

The Sausalito Police Department is planning a pedestrian crosswalk sting this month. ...
Forum: Northern California 07-18-08, 02:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,415
Posted By jupiterboy
After completing the DR - I have signed up for...

After completing the DR - I have signed up for the Mt Tam Century. This is a good one. Alpine Dam, BoFax ridge and Seven Sisters is my training ride.

Mike
Forum: Northern California 07-07-08, 01:58 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,951
Posted By jupiterboy
DR ticket

This was on the SFBC user forum this weekend.

Good luck

Michael Vare

From: Sean Handel <handels@yahoo.com>
Date: Sun, Jul 6, 2008 at 1:58 PM
Subject: [AltoVelo] Death Ride ticket for sale...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-28-08, 05:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,062
Posted By jupiterboy
I am a clyde and I have rode multiple Double...

I am a clyde and I have rode multiple Double Centuries, Double Metrics, and centuries.

If you train on a regular basis - make sure you can comfortably ride over 50% of the long distance. For the...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-28-08, 04:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,162
Posted By jupiterboy
When I first read your post - your weight issues...

When I first read your post - your weight issues seemed to be the same as mine. We just had our first baby and I was 235 lbs. I rode 100 to 150 miles a week with hills and lost enough weight to...
Forum: Northern California 06-26-08, 09:45 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,951
Posted By jupiterboy
I'm in for my first time. Thanks for the great...

I'm in for my first time. Thanks for the great 2007 ride report Ben. Starting early (like double centuries) always pays off.

Mike
Forum: Northern California 04-05-08, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By jupiterboy
This is a great century (or less) with a...

This is a great century (or less) with a fantastic BBQ at the end. The ride is well supported and most all riders I met were friendly.

I rode solo and the ride took me 5 1/2 hours (with one 15...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-28-07, 10:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,470
Posted By jupiterboy
I recently worked very closely with Trek / Lemond...

I recently worked very closely with Trek / Lemond customer service. I have a 2004 Lemond and had a warranty issue on my rear Bontrager rim. When I purchased the bike, the LBS swore that the rim was...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-28-07, 10:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,114
Posted By jupiterboy
I purchased a set of Cane Creek Volos XL's this...

I purchased a set of Cane Creek Volos XL's this year and they work perfect. The spoke count is 24 / 28. I started at 220 lbs and I am down to 205. I used the wheel set for commuting 4 days a week...
Forum: Northern California 11-21-07, 01:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 216
Posted By jupiterboy
Double Tam Turkey Day

Anyone in Marin interested in doing a Double Tam tomorrow - meet at the Cantina (East Blithdale and Camino Alto)

7:30 AM

http://www.mapmyride.com/ride/united-states/ca/mill-valley/550486140
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 11-21-07, 01:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 968
Posted By jupiterboy
I am a new father as well (18 month girl) and...

I am a new father as well (18 month girl) and work full time in sales - plus I weigh over 200 lbs. I completed the CA Triple Crown two years ago (4 double centuries before the baby...) This year I...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-20-07, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 627
Posted By jupiterboy
Choose a TREK. The are American made. The...

Choose a TREK. The are American made. The frames are warrantied for life (as long as you own the bike). Second to that - Specialized.

I have a Lemond Zurich (TREK) and have put nearly 5000...
Forum: Northern California 11-20-07, 05:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,435
Posted By jupiterboy
I agree with spingineer and the other regular...

I agree with spingineer and the other regular posters in this forum. A few bikers breaking traffic laws is not every cyclist. If we make the same assumption about people in cars - then every driver...
Forum: Northern California 10-17-07, 10:40 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,077
Posted By jupiterboy
I have a great map of the ride you all are doing....

I have a great map of the ride you all are doing. I ride this one as a training ride - please keep in mind that I start from Tiburon.
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Forum: Northern California 10-09-07, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4,230
Views: 217,485
Posted By jupiterboy
I climbed Mt Tam / Alpine Dam solo. Knocked off...

I climbed Mt Tam / Alpine Dam solo. Knocked off 30 minutes off my time from earlier this year (group ride). The weather was great - warm, but not too hot.
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Forum: Commuting 10-04-07, 09:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 917
Posted By jupiterboy
Bontrager rims on the front are fine. I rode 4...

Bontrager rims on the front are fine. I rode 4 double centuries on the 20 spoke without a problem. The back rim is the problem and will not stay true. I have a set in my garage - probably save them...
Forum: Northern California 10-04-07, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By jupiterboy
I used Performance Training Center in Mill...

I used Performance Training Center in Mill Valley. They fit my bike and the difference was remarkable.

They now have an office in San Francisco:

http://www.enduranceptc.com/
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-30-07, 03:52 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,389
Posted By jupiterboy
500+ in August, 520 miles for September, and...

500+ in August, 520 miles for September, and planning on the same for October. Trying hard to get the miles in before the rainy season.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-27-07, 10:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,982
Posted By jupiterboy
Bragging. I have commuted 30 miles round...

Bragging.

I have commuted 30 miles round trip since March - I am nearing 3000 miles this year. The goal is 4000 miles.

Secondly, I did the Tour of Napa Valley Century in 5 hours, 48 minutes....
Forum: Northern California 09-27-07, 10:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,592
Posted By jupiterboy
I have two Bontrager rims that came stock with my...

I have two Bontrager rims that came stock with my 2004 Lemond Zurich - they get mixed reviews from me. The good news is that after 2000 miles the front rim is perfect (20 spoke). The bad news is...
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