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  1. Thank you akepress!

    Thank you akepress!
  2. Thank you akexpress - would you happen to have...

    Thank you akexpress - would you happen to have weight you verified yourself?
  3. It's got to be more than 50g to go from 3X to 2X....

    It's got to be more than 50g to go from 3X to 2X. The chainring, and its spider weigh more than 50g. Additionally, I bet they have some crappy and heavy square taper BB hidden in there (two BB's...
  4. Silver State 508 on a tandem - need upgrade advice

    Hello Everyone,

    It has been awhile since I have posted on the forums. I am not ashamed to ask for advice on things I'm not that familiar about. I have a 2007 Pinarello tandem. I've done some...
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    I'm of the opinion 330 grams wouldn't make a...

    I'm of the opinion 330 grams wouldn't make a different on a single bike let alone a tandem.
  6. 2012 Grand Tour Highland Double Century Report

    Hello everyone. It has been a while since I've posted in this forum. Well it's just been a long time since I've ridden my tandem. If you are interested I have provided a link to my race report...
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  8. We rode for a while "together" which means I...

    We rode for a while "together" which means I would see him in front or behind (50-100 yards) and his crew vehicle would cheer me on...you know that's riding together in non-drafting race ;)
  9. and that is what separates the finishers from the...

    and that is what separates the finishers from the DNF crowd. As an Ultra cyclist you have to keep riding even though you feel like hell. Unless you break a leg or your bike (you should have a spare...
  10. Thank you all for showing an interest in what I...

    Thank you all for showing an interest in what I do. Thank you as well for all your well wishes. I wish to make a few comments.

    1. 10.59 avg MPH. - You have to consider that we are riding as...
  11. George "Red-Eyed Vireo" Vargas goes for his 6th consecutive SOLO Furnace Creek 508

    That's right boys and girls. I have raced in the Furnace Creek for five (SOLO) consecutive years. I am one of only two racers to have done that. I am going for my 6th Consecutive SOLO finish a...
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    My new PR is 6:43 here is the blog post...

    My new PR is 6:43 here is the blog post I didn't do a field test for July and August is slipping by and I haven't done yet :(
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    well....you could ask me I've done all the events...

    well....you could ask me I've done all the events you mentioned ;)

    And I did start a post on my blog for Q & A on training for the Furnace Creek 508. Join in and contribute....
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    Vireo has chickened out because he doesn't feel...

    Vireo has chickened out because he doesn't feel he is ready (embarrassed). I tried a hot ride a couple of days ago 109 F and it was really hard on me (only 8 hours). Owens Valley has been over 100...
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    I had a pair of Madfiber wheels in my shop. The...

    I had a pair of Madfiber wheels in my shop. The customer needed his tires glued on. I didn't weigh them though. I wish I would have weighed them but I'm sure the customer will be back.

    I think...
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    Unfortunately I'm being told that the climb up to...

    Unfortunately I'm being told that the climb up to Mosquito Flat is closed 9 miles from the summit. I would like to be able to document this "epic adventure" hence I have asked (begged) a couple of...
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    I received an email stating that Rock Creek Rd...

    I received an email stating that Rock Creek Rd leading to Mosquito Flat is closed. Any BF'ers in the Mammoth or Bishop area that can confirm reports of road closures? What government agency should...
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    I'm shooting for 20 hours which includes 30ish...

    I'm shooting for 20 hours which includes 30ish miles round trip from Big Pine to Bishop and back.
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    I was thinking of getting one of these. That way...

    I was thinking of getting one of these. That way the BF community could follow my progress. Does anyone have any experience with the Spot Connect?
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    Here's something even more mind blowing - two...

    Here's something even more mind blowing - two days before I do this I will be 5k feet lower than you will be skiing enjoying the moderate temperatures at my home in Newport Beach.
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    I will be doing it on June 21, 2011 the longest...

    I will be doing it on June 21, 2011 the longest day of the year...
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    http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5275/5834767709_122...

    http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5275/5834767709_122d1b3f84_b.jpg

    http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3483/5834767653_7eb78174d8_b.jpg


    Day 1...
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    Here are my Garmin Connect files from 2010...

    Here are my Garmin Connect files from 2010 Everest Challenge

    Day 1 http://connect.garmin.com/activity/50505346

    Day 2 http://connect.garmin.com/activity/50847755

    Had a little HD trouble so I...
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    Gearing will be 53/39 11/28. What you're...

    Gearing will be 53/39 11/28.

    What you're saying is that I consistently do crazy some might say stupid things to my body and I haven't come up lame yet :lol: I do most of these things with less...
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