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Forum: Texas 05-24-12, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By H-Bear
It was my first and had zero problems at the rest...

It was my first and had zero problems at the rest stops. Having said that, I typically do the larger organized rides, so my expectations may be a tad lower than someone use to smaller crowds.
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Forum: Texas 05-02-12, 09:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,225
Posted By H-Bear
I rode Coldspring last weekend and there are some...

I rode Coldspring last weekend and there are some *tough* hills. Not insanely steep but steep enough for me to say "oh fudge me" several times.

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/172559600

Did...
Forum: Texas 04-29-12, 01:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,348
Posted By H-Bear
In. http://realaleride.com/ Entry fee...

In.

http://realaleride.com/

Entry fee increases from $60 to $75 on May 1st.
Forum: Texas 04-29-12, 04:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,674
Posted By H-Bear
Thank you waitforme and 10 Wheels, I appreciate...

Thank you waitforme and 10 Wheels, I appreciate it.
Forum: Texas 04-27-12, 06:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,674
Posted By H-Bear
+1 Pictures from the ride ->...

+1

Pictures from the ride -> http://photobucket.com/2012ms150
Forum: Texas 04-19-12, 09:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,674
Posted By H-Bear
+1 Due to the potential headwinds, we...

+1

Due to the potential headwinds, we considered the possibility of starting at Rhodes and doing 83m instead of the century at Tully. However, take a look at the map:
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Forum: Texas 04-16-12, 08:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,674
Posted By H-Bear
Take forecasts this far out with a grain of salt....

Take forecasts this far out with a grain of salt.

From weatherunderground.com:

Houston

Saturday
Clear with a chance of rain. High of 86F. Winds from the North at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of...
Forum: Texas 04-11-12, 07:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,674
Posted By H-Bear
http://e2ma.net/userdata/28304/images/medium/e1316...

http://e2ma.net/userdata/28304/images/medium/e1316534862.jpg...
Forum: Texas 06-27-11, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By H-Bear
Hi Underground, Congrats on signing up! In...

Hi Underground,

Congrats on signing up! In case you missed it, here's a thread from last year's ride:

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/667153-LIVESTRONG-Challenge-Austin-10-23-10-24
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Forum: Texas 04-22-11, 09:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,711
Posted By H-Bear
Chamber of Commerce like weather. Good times! ...

Chamber of Commerce like weather. Good times!

Pics -> http://s570.photobucket.com/albums/ss141/barrysms150ride/11MS150/
Forum: Texas 11-06-10, 01:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,711
Posted By H-Bear
This will be my 3rd year, 2nd with Saint Arnold,...

This will be my 3rd year, 2nd with Saint Arnold, and it's a fantastic experience.

If you're looking for training rides -> Link...
Forum: Texas 11-06-10, 01:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,602
Posted By H-Bear
Pics from ATX LIVESTRONG Challenge weekend ->...

Pics from ATX LIVESTRONG Challenge weekend -> Photobucket (http://s570.photobucket.com/albums/ss141/barrysms150ride/10ATXLSC/)
Forum: Texas 08-31-10, 01:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,602
Posted By H-Bear
I agree. Hate it when too many damn people are...

I agree. Hate it when too many damn people are signing up for a fundraising event.

But seriously, skip the first and if you can hold off, the second rest stop as well. That's where a majority of...
Forum: Texas 08-18-10, 09:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,602
Posted By H-Bear
The Dam Loop is a great route, did it last year...

The Dam Loop is a great route, did it last year with Mellow Johnny's Sunday group ride. Stephanie said afterward that it's a good indication of being able to complete the LIVESTRONG 90-mile route. ...
Forum: Texas 08-16-10, 03:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,602
Posted By H-Bear
There are A LOT of hills, some with brutal...

There are A LOT of hills, some with brutal climbs:

http://i570.photobucket.com/albums/ss141/barrysms150ride/09ALSC/IMG_0786.jpg
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Forum: Texas 08-16-10, 02:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,602
Posted By H-Bear
If you did 70 in ATX, especially on the West...

If you did 70 in ATX, especially on the West side, you'll be good to go.

A friend sent me this ride for next weekend, which I'm seriously considering:

Map -...
Forum: Texas 08-12-10, 02:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,602
Posted By H-Bear
I remember one in particular about 10 miles into...

I remember one in particular about 10 miles into the ride. We had a nice downhill curve, into a large puddle, and then a blind cattle guard. The riders up front yelled "CATTLE GUARD" and a few...
Forum: Texas 08-06-10, 06:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,602
Posted By H-Bear
As others have said, the course is relatively...

As others have said, the course is relatively smooth, other than the chip seal on 32. However, that's also where beer is served, so it ain't too terrible.

:D

Coming from flat as a board...
Forum: Texas 08-02-10, 12:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,602
Posted By H-Bear
I'm riding the 90-mile route again and looking...

I'm riding the 90-mile route again and looking forward to it.

http://austin2010.livestrong.org/barryslsc
Forum: Texas 05-15-10, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By H-Bear
Very cool pics. Thanks for sharing :thumb: ...

Very cool pics. Thanks for sharing :thumb:

Do you map that shows your route?
Forum: Texas 04-21-10, 06:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,528
Posted By H-Bear
My pleasure and glad you enjoyed them. ...

My pleasure and glad you enjoyed them.



Great post, turbo, but you shouldn't be surprised. In another MS150 thread, there were similar comments. Seems as if people forget that this ride is...
Forum: Texas 04-20-10, 03:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,528
Posted By H-Bear
I had a great time riding with the Saint Arnold...

I had a great time riding with the Saint Arnold team. A+ support, food, and beer.

Pics of the ride here -> photobucket (http://s570.photobucket.com/albums/ss141/barrysms150ride/2010MS150/)


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Forum: Road Cycling 03-30-10, 03:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 937
Posted By H-Bear
Thanks for the suggestions. k2k - My rear...

Thanks for the suggestions.

k2k - My rear started to hurt on mile 60, so let me know how they feel on longer rides. Who knows, maybe I need to break them in some more..
Forum: Texas 03-30-10, 03:06 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,732
Posted By H-Bear
I totally understand what you're saying but...

I totally understand what you're saying but unfortunately, think you (me and pretty much a majority that read BF) are an exception rather than the norm. Most don't have the time due to work, family,...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-28-10, 04:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 937
Posted By H-Bear
Anyone? Guess this is what I get for...

Anyone?

Guess this is what I get for searching and resurrecting a thread rather than creating a new one.

:innocent:
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