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Forum: Southwest Regional Rides and Events 10-23-13, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,180
Posted By aztimm
I don't know any group rides that have closed...

I don't know any group rides that have closed roads, cops waving you through, and aid stations. Can you tell me where you're finding these rides?

I've never done a crit and have no plans to ever...
Forum: Mountain - Plains 08-20-13, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 822
Posted By aztimm
Thanks for showing me around! That Mill Creek...

Thanks for showing me around! That Mill Creek was a tough climb, not sure if I could handle either of the Cottonwood rides.

I might be back in October, I'll let you know.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-28-13, 10:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By aztimm
did a group ride with a local shop yesterday,...

did a group ride with a local shop yesterday, Focus. was a bit out of my element, and yea I did get dropped, but kept some people in my sight. I was much faster at this ride than normal...well for...
Forum: Mountain - Plains 07-28-13, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 822
Posted By aztimm
Thanks for all the replies! The trip is coming...

Thanks for all the replies! The trip is coming up in just a few weeks (I'll be there Aug 16-18.

I was up there 2 years ago to visit with my cousin, and I was doing more running then. We ran City...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-23-13, 04:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 745
Posted By aztimm
About the same as my experiences. I don't really...

About the same as my experiences. I don't really race, just tours a couple times a year (more for fun). I go to a massage therapist about every 3-4 weeks. This gal is about 5'2" and probably...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-23-13, 04:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,656
Posted By aztimm
Any particular style of Gore you'd recommend for...

Any particular style of Gore you'd recommend for summer?
Forum: Mountain - Plains 07-23-13, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 822
Posted By aztimm
Long weekend in Salt Lake City

Hello--

I'll be going to Salt Lake City for work in mid-August and will probably stay for the weekend after. I have a cousin and his wife who live there, so can visit with them, and hopefully get...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-23-13, 03:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,656
Posted By aztimm
I agree with LG. While new to cycling a few...

I agree with LG. While new to cycling a few years ago, a friend recommended them, I tried it, loved it, and it makes up most of my shorts (I have both bibs and shorts). I also average about 150-200...
Forum: Northeast Rides and Events 07-18-13, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 587
Posted By aztimm
Camphill Challenge (PA)

Has anyone done this before?
http://camphillchallenge.org/

Looks like the 100 is new this year, and of course I'm thinking of doing it. Anyone know that area, what the roads are like,...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-18-13, 02:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,517
Posted By aztimm
Do you do all the maintenance to your bike...

Do you do all the maintenance to your bike yourself? If so, then this won't apply.

I'd rather buy from a shop based on their after-purchase policies. Do they have free tune-ups, how much do they...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-16-13, 09:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,520
Posted By aztimm
About 68-69 miles, when I've done Tour de...

About 68-69 miles, when I've done Tour de Scottsdale (2012) and el Tour de Mesa (2013).

I stopped a few times when I rode el Tour de Tucson, I think it was about 20 min difference between my...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-16-13, 05:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,168
Posted By aztimm
I've had a really tough time find a group that...

I've had a really tough time find a group that works for me. I've ridden with one that advertises, "18-20mph," got dropped, caught up because a guy got a flat, then ended up passing some of them on...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-13-13, 02:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,397
Posted By aztimm
Sorry to hear about your spill and hope you heal...

Sorry to hear about your spill and hope you heal up quickly.



About a month or so ago, I was out riding near Usery. I got a flat, stopped to fix it, continued on. Then got a flat just 2-3...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-13-13, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 524
Posted By aztimm
As I said in my post, in order to ride in the...

As I said in my post, in order to ride in the summer you get up and out the door early. As in by 5:30am. We don't do Daylight Saving Time here, so the sun is up early, around 5:30 am right now.
...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-11-13, 10:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,026
Posted By aztimm
It is Laurens ten Dam, who is currently riding in...

It is Laurens ten Dam, who is currently riding in Tour de France:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laurens_ten_Dam

He wears a Garmin Forerunner, you can see it on his left arm.

I also wear a...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-11-13, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By aztimm
I have one (have the original Propero also), but...

I have one (have the original Propero also), but I really don't care for it. I just couldn't get a good fit with the inner headband.

I picked up an Obrea Thor through an Active.com deal a few...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-11-13, 09:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,026
Posted By aztimm
Here's the correct way to mount your Garmin: ...

Here's the correct way to mount your Garmin:
http://www.pezcyclingnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/tdf13st11dl-40.jpg

:)
Forum: Road Cycling 07-11-13, 06:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,501
Posted By aztimm
5a. jump in backyard pool for a quick dip ;)

5a. jump in backyard pool for a quick dip ;)
Forum: Road Cycling 07-11-13, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 524
Posted By aztimm
I live in Chandler, ride in the mornings, and I...

I live in Chandler, ride in the mornings, and I usually see plenty of other cyclists out. During the week I usually ride out to Ahwatukee and do a few hill repeats then head back. On weekends...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-09-13, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By aztimm
It seems all gear runs in different sizes. I...

It seems all gear runs in different sizes.

I recently got a kit from my college's cycling club. True it is race cut, which is a bit tighter anyway. But the sleeves are super short and really...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-02-13, 01:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,671
Posted By aztimm
Could some of the gain be from muscle? I know...

Could some of the gain be from muscle? I know when I ride a bit, especially climbing, I feel it in my legs (especially when I try to wear tighter jeans).
Forum: Road Cycling 04-22-13, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By aztimm
You can pretty much design your own jersey...

You can pretty much design your own jersey through agonswim.com also:
http://www.agonswim.com/default.cfm

Not sure if there's minimums for custom artwork, but they have a pretty comprehensive...
Forum: Northeast Rides and Events 04-22-13, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,127
Posted By aztimm
They finally have maps and elevation guides...

They finally have maps and elevation guides posted:
http://www.tourdechocolatetown.com/ride_info/course_map.php

Now the tough question...do I want to do the 100 or the 62.5. The courses look...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-22-13, 01:47 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,120
Posted By aztimm
See you had me until you put this. While I...

See you had me until you put this.

While I enjoy cycling, and I enjoyed running too, I despise track. If I'm gonna ride 80 miles, I'm going somewhere where I can see images like these...
...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-22-13, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,258
Posted By aztimm
Truthfully if you don't have the time to test...

Truthfully if you don't have the time to test ride them both, then I wouldn't buy either. No need to rush into a purchase and buy something that ends up not working out for you. Shops have sales...
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