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Forum: Road Cycling 08-25-14, 11:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By speedwobbles
Almost 12,000 ft? Damn, I didn't realize the...

Almost 12,000 ft? Damn, I didn't realize the passes in North America went so much higher than the European ones.

Col d'Iseran a few weeks ago.

401706
Forum: Road Cycling 08-09-14, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,189
Posted By speedwobbles
I need to go there! And this is coming from...

I need to go there! And this is coming from someone that's recently knocked off the highest pass :P.

Awesome photos. I'd never thought of spending a night at the top of a pass.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-08-14, 01:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,382
Posted By speedwobbles
I live in Grenoble. There is a nice flat cycling...

I live in Grenoble. There is a nice flat cycling path that runs pretty far along the river, other than that it's all climbing.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-02-14, 09:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,083
Posted By speedwobbles
Cool experience. Link back later with a clip if...

Cool experience. Link back later with a clip if you can.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-23-14, 12:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 957
Posted By speedwobbles
I miss my Forerunner 305 (it broke and now I have...

I miss my Forerunner 305 (it broke and now I have the 210)! I just used Garmin Training Center and Strava (plus my own Excel sheet).
Forum: Europe 03-25-14, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,353
Posted By speedwobbles
You're welcome. You probably saw the previous...

You're welcome. You probably saw the previous option where your bike isn't guaranteed to ride on the same train as you.

FWIW - If you're thinking about lugging bikes from the US to France,...
Forum: Europe 03-25-14, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,353
Posted By speedwobbles
"For total peace of mind, we have a guaranteed...

"For total peace of mind, we have a guaranteed bike transfer service, where you can reserve a place for your bike or bike bag on the train you’re travelling on. This is available for bike bags and...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-06-14, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By speedwobbles
Looks like it'd be pretty awesome! I've ridden a...

Looks like it'd be pretty awesome! I've ridden a bunch of the roads the Alps and they are incredible.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-16-14, 05:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,792
Posted By speedwobbles
Some TGV lines have a space for bikes, but it...

Some TGV lines have a space for bikes, but it requires a special ticket/reservation (I think it's like 10 EUR extra). However, a dismantled bike in a bag/box simply counts as a piece of luggage. I've...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-10-14, 05:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 865
Posted By speedwobbles
That was my first thought as well.

That was my first thought as well.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-04-14, 08:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,792
Posted By speedwobbles
How much riding do you realistically plan on...

How much riding do you realistically plan on doing?
How big of a car will you have? Some of the cars over here are pretty small.

I had a friend from Canada come over to Grenoble in the fall and...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-09-13, 12:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,639
Posted By speedwobbles
I rode through a Belgian winter with overshoes...

I rode through a Belgian winter with overshoes like the ones in the photo, my rides were typically wet and a bit above freezing or dry and a 5-10 degrees below freezing. I never had any problems with...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-09-13, 12:49 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,173
Posted By speedwobbles
Damn! Good luck with the recovery. Personally, I...

Damn! Good luck with the recovery. Personally, I broke my radius and ulna playing hockey and was itching to get back on the ice (I had a decent shot even with the cast on :P). You'll probably be a...
Forum: Europe 12-05-13, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By speedwobbles
Did the park work out alright? Also, I see...

Did the park work out alright?

Also, I see you're in Paris. Are there any good places to cycle within the city itself? Are you an ex-pat or French?
Forum: Road Cycling 12-03-13, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 612
Posted By speedwobbles
I'm principally a runner but I started doing a...

I'm principally a runner but I started doing a lot more cycling last year. This summer I was riding a lot more than I was running and when I ran I did notice that the first 10-15 minutes felt pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-03-13, 09:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 888
Posted By speedwobbles
I'm with the other posters in saying that you...

I'm with the other posters in saying that you shouldn't try and concentrate on the language while riding hard.

Unless you've got a knack for languages (and currently speak French or Spanish) then...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-01-13, 07:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,013
Posted By speedwobbles
I didn't realize that was physically possible:p. ...

I didn't realize that was physically possible:p.

Heal up quick.
Forum: Europe 10-30-13, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By speedwobbles
If the weather is nice I would go check out the...

If the weather is nice I would go check out the Hoge Veluwe National Park (http://www.hogeveluwe.nl/en/14) (it's a bit of a trip from the city, but it seems like you've already seen a lot of stuff in...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 10-24-13, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,218
Posted By speedwobbles
Pretty stoked to have two stages roll through my...

Pretty stoked to have two stages roll through my backyard :).
Forum: Road Cycling 10-21-13, 06:36 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 36,760
Posted By speedwobbles
Just picked up a 2013 Orbea Orca Bronze on...

Just picked up a 2013 Orbea Orca Bronze on Friday. Happy to have joined the club :).

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=347002&d=1382358965
Forum: Road Cycling 10-13-13, 02:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,917
Posted By speedwobbles
...the first time you do it. Within a week you're...

...the first time you do it. Within a week you're used to it.
Forum: Road Cycling 10-13-13, 02:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,143
Posted By speedwobbles
I've got climbs ranging from about 900 to 1300 m...

I've got climbs ranging from about 900 to 1300 m (so about 3000 to 4300 ft) pretty close-by.
Forum: Road Cycling 10-08-13, 02:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 899
Posted By speedwobbles
I used to bring a bunch of bottles of water (one...

I used to bring a bunch of bottles of water (one was soapy) and a sponge down to the street outside my place because my shower was too small.
Forum: Road Cycling 10-06-13, 03:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,285
Posted By speedwobbles
I have 9 speed Tiagra everything, except the...

I have 9 speed Tiagra everything, except the crankset (which is 10 speed) and there are no problems whatsoever. I don't know about your bottom bracket though.
Forum: Road Cycling 10-04-13, 06:02 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,948
Posted By speedwobbles
Mvcrash - Yeah, I get the feeling that I should...

Mvcrash - Yeah, I get the feeling that I should have stopped, but the dog seemed much more aggressive from the get-go. I have been approached by similar dogs guarding flocks of sheep while hiking....
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