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08-01-11, 06:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,782
Posted By Falcon64

I believe one of the injured lost control when...

I believe one of the injured lost control when the tire blew out in a turn, not sure on the others. We're all glad this bonehead is being called to the carpet. As a side note, the route has an...
07-03-11, 07:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,386
Posted By Falcon64

Sadly, many physicians see their clients as a...

Sadly, many physicians see their clients as a steady income stream and as such have no real desire to either listen to them or to get them healthy.

To answer OP's question - yes, in fact the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-11, 05:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,299
Posted By Falcon64

Ride more...

Ride more...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-10, 09:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,882
Posted By Falcon64

Count: 12 Activities Distance: 511.14 mi ...

Count: 12 Activities
Distance: 511.14 mi
Time: 30:39:29 h:m:s
Elevation Gain: 6,628 ft
Avg Speed: 16.8 mph
Max Speed: 39.7 mph
Avg HR: 152 bpm
Avg Bike Cadence: 78 rpm
Calories: 22,193 C
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-10, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 263,578
Posted By Falcon64

The high temp is off about 10-12 degrees...bike...

The high temp is off about 10-12 degrees...bike was in the sun at a rest stop. The high was actually about 68 maybe 70. Down to 40 I'm good with just leg warmers, base layer under the jersey and a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-10, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 263,578
Posted By Falcon64

A beautiful day for my first century. :) ...

A beautiful day for my first century. :)

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/54091726
09-15-10, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 696
Posted By Falcon64

I have and like both...but no longer use the...

I have and like both...but no longer use the Jawbones when riding. As previously mentioned, the jawbone frames are visible in the periphery even when smashed all the way back onto my face. The...
08-31-10, 09:02 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 10,521
Posted By Falcon64

I've been making steady progress since I started...

I've been making steady progress since I started in April, and I finally topped 500/month. I've also dropped 25lb. September will have me off the bike for a week while I vacation out west, but my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-10, 05:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,623
Posted By Falcon64

It doesn't? What's this? ;) ...

It doesn't? What's this? ;)
http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bc/SBCBkModel.jsp?spid=52900&eid=6061&menuItemId=14878
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-10, 09:08 PM
Replies: 20,013
Views: 4,377,200
Posted By Falcon64

Very nice. I'm tempted......

Very nice. I'm tempted......
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-10, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20,013
Views: 4,377,200
Posted By Falcon64

(Im)patiently awaiting the arrival of: ...

(Im)patiently awaiting the arrival of:

http://falcon64.smugmug.com/photos/983192164_dyS4f-L.jpg

http://falcon64.smugmug.com/photos/983192173_56Dw2-M-1.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-10, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By Falcon64

Congrats on the new ride! It does take some time...

Congrats on the new ride! It does take some time to get used to the positioning, heck I got my bike in April and I'm still dialling it in. New stem, new saddle, it's always somethin' to tinker with....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-10, 09:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 958
Posted By Falcon64

Saturday's morning ride was great. A bit of fog...

Saturday's morning ride was great. A bit of fog as I left the house but it cleared up by the time I reached the group ride starting point. A few of us broke off from the main group and added an extra...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-10, 07:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 958
Posted By Falcon64

Casual 21 mile ride this evening after work,...

Casual 21 mile ride this evening after work, tomorrow morning the usual 50-60 miles out to the boonies and back (including a 21 mile group ride). Sunday...maybe a lazy day, maybe a ride to the beach...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-10, 05:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,147
Posted By Falcon64

I definitely prefer the Radar Range over the...

I definitely prefer the Radar Range over the Jawbones for riding...better coverage with less interference as has already been mentioned.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-10, 05:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By Falcon64

Ask him to specifiy if it's an Allez (steel) or...

Ask him to specifiy if it's an Allez (steel) or Epic (carbon)? Come to think of it, don't bother. If it's the Epic that would be playing with fire. If it's the Allez you're paying $250 for a frame...
07-16-10, 11:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,026
Posted By Falcon64

Ouch...sorry about the stone. I gave up on...

Ouch...sorry about the stone. I gave up on shorts after my LBS convinced me to try some bibs. Set up the junk when you put them on, and the pad stays put.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-10, 09:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 599
Posted By Falcon64

Off to a great start...couldn't ask for more...

Off to a great start...couldn't ask for more perfect weather, which made this morning's 51 miles a joy.

During the group ride portion, we were entertained by a pair of wild turkeys chasing a...
07-01-10, 04:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 951
Posted By Falcon64

Since it's a new bike, have you taken it back to...

Since it's a new bike, have you taken it back to the place you bought it? Those types of adjustments are usually done free there (well the tune up...maybe not truing wheels).
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-10, 09:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,473
Posted By Falcon64

Not really rare in my group ride more like an...

Not really rare in my group ride more like an even split, but since both methods are legal in Virginia, I've never given it much thought.
06-30-10, 09:03 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,076
Posted By Falcon64

So you follow the advice of a certified...

So you follow the advice of a certified nutrionist and are not seeing results...but you continue to swear by that nutritionists advice? Hmmmm...confirms my suspicion that your problem lies mostly...
06-30-10, 07:34 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,076
Posted By Falcon64

Evidently you fall into the overweight category,...

Evidently you fall into the overweight category, too, and your weight loss plan isn't working...clearly your advice falls into this same category.



Pure, unadulterated denial. FWIW, you didn't...
06-30-10, 06:56 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,076
Posted By Falcon64

Right. How's that plan working for ya???

Right. How's that plan working for ya???
06-28-10, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1,064
Views: 34,580
Posted By Falcon64

It also doesn't say of how many of the dead...

It also doesn't say of how many of the dead cyclists actually died of head injuries...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-10, 05:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,109
Posted By Falcon64

Did 45 miles today, 21 of which was a group ride....

Did 45 miles today, 21 of which was a group ride. I've been doing the C rides and a group of 5-6 of us typically break off the front and end up doing close to a B pace. Today we got brave and did...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-10, 07:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 769
Posted By Falcon64

Did my first 50 mile ride yesterday...barely LOL....

Did my first 50 mile ride yesterday...barely LOL. Weather and chores will determine if i can get out and show the MTB some love this afternoon...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-10, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By Falcon64

Va Beach...

Va Beach...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-10, 09:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,690
Posted By Falcon64

My first full month of cycling, I did 291 miles...

My first full month of cycling, I did 291 miles in 13 rides. Longest one to date was 43 miles this past weekend. Want to reach 55 by the end of June, and also do a better job of fueling up before a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-10, 09:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,717
Posted By Falcon64

Out there for sure this weekend. Full-sized...

Out there for sure this weekend. Full-sized pickup towing a trailer full of construction gear decided he had to pass us on a group ride around a blind turn. He was giving us the finger the whole...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-10, 08:23 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,342
Posted By Falcon64

I understand where you are coming from, been...

I understand where you are coming from, been there myself regarding weight gain/loss. You gotta understand that you can't gain weight unless you are overeating - that just isn't going to happen. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-10, 06:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 598
Posted By Falcon64

40 miles yesterday, half of which was my first...

40 miles yesterday, half of which was my first group ride. Visited the very rural part of town and kept wondering why, in the 20+ years I've lived here, have I not been out this way before??? Early...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-10, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 263,578
Posted By Falcon64

My first group ride, plus the round trip to/from...

My first group ride, plus the round trip to/from home. Some nice folk, great weather, and beautiful scenery through the wildlife refuge...

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/33325568
05-12-10, 03:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,492
Posted By Falcon64

Sort of a narrow view, I would think it's...

Sort of a narrow view, I would think it's somewhat obvious. ANY vehicle blowing through a stop sign or red light puts more than just that vehicle at risk. Say that after coming to a complete stop,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-10, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 263,578
Posted By Falcon64

Ain't much but here's my Saturday morning ride. ...

Ain't much but here's my Saturday morning ride. It's been 4 weeks since I started riding and this was my longest ride yet. But for the wind, it was also the most enjoyable.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-10, 11:11 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,456
Posted By Falcon64

If you want the black seat post that is shown on...

If you want the black seat post that is shown on Fuji's site, by all means talk to the LBS about swapping it out - I think you are certainly entitled to that. You've already taken care of the stem...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-10, 08:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,026
Posted By Falcon64

Got back an hour ago from my ride. This weekend...

Got back an hour ago from my ride. This weekend marks the end of my first month on a road bike, this morning's 29 miles was my longest ride yet and also my strongest. It was also the first time I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-10, 06:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By Falcon64

Not sure about the Polar, but TrainingPeaks.com...

Not sure about the Polar, but TrainingPeaks.com can download from Garmin devices directly. Check it out (although I see it's too late for this particular race/trip it might be worth looking at for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-10, 07:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,070
Posted By Falcon64

Upper 80's to low 90's here in SE Virginia...

Upper 80's to low 90's here in SE Virginia (depends which forecast you believe). Just finished 20 miles, tomorrow I'll probably show the mountain bike some love...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-10, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By Falcon64

Many hotels have business centers where you can...

Many hotels have business centers where you can get quick access to email. Libraries are another option.
04-25-10, 07:44 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,231
Posted By Falcon64

In short, if those criminal actions occured in...

In short, if those criminal actions occured in the course of the employee performing his/her duties, yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-10, 01:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,577
Posted By Falcon64

The 500 doesn't give turn by turn navigation, but...

The 500 doesn't give turn by turn navigation, but it does do courses.
Forum: Southeast
04-21-10, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,410
Posted By Falcon64

True... EVMS is IN Norfolk so I'm not...

True...



EVMS is IN Norfolk so I'm not sure what your starting point is. It's about 10 minutes from Norfolk State University, Waterside, etc.

I'm just getting started with a road bike and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-10, 05:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,788
Posted By Falcon64

Just got my first set of clipless pedals last...

Just got my first set of clipless pedals last weekend, quickly found out it's best for me to unclip left foot first. Since childhood, I've always leaned a bike to the left when I stop, playing with...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-10, 06:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 808
Posted By Falcon64

I stopped by LBS after work this evening, as it...

I stopped by LBS after work this evening, as it turns out they were able to order the original configuration I had wanted (the compact). There were none in the system when I ordered in the store...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-10, 07:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 808
Posted By Falcon64

If you could see me in bike shorts you'd quickly...

If you could see me in bike shorts you'd quickly know I'm NOT worried about lookin' like a pro... :lol:

That said, I do (I think) have somewhat of a clue as to what gears I'll use based on my MTB...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-10, 09:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 808
Posted By Falcon64

Thanks, I did check REI and it, too, has the FSA...

Thanks, I did check REI and it, too, has the FSA cranks. Making matters worse, that would also require me to drive 3-4 hours to the closest REI store that is an authorized Cannondale dealer per their...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-10, 07:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 808
Posted By Falcon64

New bike coming...but a crankset question

Hi folks...sorry for yet another "new bike" post!

I'm purchasing my first road bike (not counting the 10spd I had in decades ago in high school) and I'd appreciate some feedback on cranksets.
...
Forum: Introductions
03-30-10, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By Falcon64

Greetings!

Hello everybody! Just taking a minute to say "HEY" from Southeastern Virginia! I've enjoyed cycling on and off for years, mostly off for the last year or so. In that time I put on some pounds that...
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