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09-30-04, 05:50 AM
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Posted By John M

Bob congrats! Glad you enjoyed the ride. ...

Bob congrats! Glad you enjoyed the ride.
Dave, welcome to the forum. Riding gets addicting. I have been riding in the rain and will probably have to ride through a lite rain today for my ride.
09-23-04, 05:14 PM
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Posted By John M

LOL Kat! bob love them calves :) I realize my...

LOL Kat! bob love them calves :) I realize my self that it does take time and realize the you are building muscle also. Helps if you measure yourself along with weighing. I can tell the muscle...
09-18-04, 05:54 AM
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Posted By John M

Kat, congrats on the loss and feeling better. ...

Kat, congrats on the loss and feeling better. Sure does help when you get those nice commnets!!!!! Keep up the good work everyone!
09-16-04, 06:00 PM
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Posted By John M

congrats to both of you. Like you guys, I have...

congrats to both of you. Like you guys, I have lost 43 lbs since April 18th, 2 pants sizes and 2 shirt sizes. Feels good and still losing. Looking for 10 more to make my goal weight. Lots more...
09-09-04, 10:50 AM
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Posted By John M

Dr Mike, I am no expert here, but close to you in...

Dr Mike, I am no expert here, but close to you in age 49. The bottom line, you can, but you will hurt. Be sure to stay hydrated, and eat at the rest stops. Take a few breakes on the ride, strech...
09-08-04, 01:01 PM
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Posted By John M

Thanks for the info.

Thanks for the info.
09-08-04, 08:58 AM
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Posted By John M

Thanks Ric, gives me a starting point. I was off...

Thanks Ric, gives me a starting point. I was off the bike for a week, but I did fly my stunt kites ans walk daily. Got about 4 hrs daily of low aerobic workouts.
09-08-04, 04:55 AM
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Posted By John M

LOL, better know by me as the no where bike :p ...

LOL, better know by me as the no where bike :p Like you I would rather ride outside, even though I hate the cold.
09-08-04, 04:40 AM
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Views: 763
Posted By John M

Thanks very much Ric! So much of the info is...

Thanks very much Ric! So much of the info is blocked from here that I cannot read some of the links. I do not have a watt meter, but I have noticed that my HR at a given level of work, ie percieved...
09-07-04, 07:24 AM
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Posted By John M

Ric, I have seen in the past comments you made on...

Ric, I have seen in the past comments you made on HR rate dropping when you get fit. Is there info on this? I think this just happened to me. I have been back riding for 4 months now after 3 years...
09-07-04, 06:39 AM
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Posted By John M

Congrats on the weight loss! Cool on the new...

Congrats on the weight loss! Cool on the new bike :). As long as you enjoy yourself that is the most important thing!
09-02-04, 06:48 AM
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Posted By John M

Glad everything is OK, not good to wait or have...

Glad everything is OK, not good to wait or have life get your attention as my high BP did for me.
09-02-04, 06:45 AM
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Posted By John M

Grasschopper: I just ride to lose weight. I...

Grasschopper: I just ride to lose weight. I only drink water, does not speed up recovery, but I am not focusing on racing right now just losing weight. I never did drink sports drinks after the...
09-01-04, 11:09 AM
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Posted By John M

Thanks Wonker! Make me feel good that after all...

Thanks Wonker! Make me feel good that after all these years of trying 1/2 heartly I am on track with sticking to exercise and eating right. :)
08-31-04, 06:39 PM
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Posted By John M

Madopa, yes OBX. Jockeys ridge is where I like...

Madopa, yes OBX. Jockeys ridge is where I like to fly, Nags Head. Right across from kitty hawk kites. (OBX = Outer Banks NC for you that do not know). Choqunicha beach is another spot, MP 23
I...
08-31-04, 12:46 PM
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Posted By John M

Hello everyone. I was on vacation last 10 day. ...

Hello everyone. I was on vacation last 10 day. I actually did 7 day with out the bike or treadmill. Felt good to take a break after 4 months of riding and working out 6 day a week. I watched my...
08-19-04, 06:12 PM
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Posted By John M

Bob, sorry to hear about your crash. Hope you...

Bob, sorry to hear about your crash. Hope you are healing well. Congrats on keeping the weight down and the new bike :D Enjoy your time riding. I am off to a week at the beach, no bike to ride,...
08-18-04, 11:08 AM
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Posted By John M

Wonker, like the others I eat fruit. I eat fresh...

Wonker, like the others I eat fruit. I eat fresh fruit 3 times a day 2 for a snack and 1 at lunch with my sandwich. I am a cookie nut and have gone now 3 months without so that I can help lose the...
08-16-04, 11:24 AM
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Posted By John M

grasschopper: that makes 3 of us at a plateau. ...

grasschopper: that makes 3 of us at a plateau. It does help to talk about it. I weigh and measuer. In checking my measurements I see that my waist and belly & chest are going down, but weight is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-04, 05:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,269
Posted By John M

Both of mine hang from the ceiling in the garage,...

Both of mine hang from the ceiling in the garage, hooks from Lowes, screwed into the 2x12 ceiling joists. I then lock both my Paramount and Serotta thtough the wheels and frame with an eyebolt into...
08-11-04, 01:51 PM
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Posted By John M

Grasschopper, welcome to the forum! Sounds like...

Grasschopper, welcome to the forum! Sounds like you go things in line. What I do is total my daily cal's and try to limit them to 2K per day. 5'7" presently 195. I ride 110/week and hit the gym...
08-09-04, 04:40 AM
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Posted By John M

Rad, your welcome and good luck. Enjoy your...

Rad, your welcome and good luck. Enjoy your riding!
08-07-04, 06:59 AM
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Posted By John M

Rad, if your just starting out it does take some...

Rad, if your just starting out it does take some time as you build muscle and get stronger. I also measure my self and I know I am losing weight as I am getting smaller. I lost a lot the first 2...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-04, 12:54 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By John M

I like my old schwinn Paramount, Waterford built....

I like my old schwinn Paramount, Waterford built. But my #1 choice is Serotta. I have had my Legend Ti for 11 years now. Still rides great!!
Ben's in upstate NY. If you have real deep pockets...
08-06-04, 12:43 PM
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Posted By John M

Riding in a car tends to drive them nuts! I get...

Riding in a car tends to drive them nuts! I get the same with my 710 weather in the 300M or my Maxima. I have had the 710 now ~ 3 years.

Jim I also have a Vantage XL, still works, use this at...
08-06-04, 04:57 AM
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Posted By John M

No intervals on the 150. I have the 710 and do...

No intervals on the 150. I have the 710 and do not ust that feature. Try the polar site for info polarusa (http://www.polarusa.com/consumer/cycling/model/S150.asp)
08-05-04, 05:47 AM
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Posted By John M

I understand that! I bonked 2 weeks ago when I...

I understand that! I bonked 2 weeks ago when I decided to do an extra 10 miles in the high heat. The last 7 were tough! Enjoy your riding!
08-04-04, 10:57 AM
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Posted By John M

sweet looking 5.9 Madone

sweet looking 5.9 Madone
08-04-04, 10:54 AM
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Posted By John M

thanks

thanks
08-04-04, 06:01 AM
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Posted By John M

Are you going to make a MAC version, OS-X,...

Are you going to make a MAC version, OS-X, Classic? Looking for a program that I do not have to buy MS virtual PC
08-04-04, 05:02 AM
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Posted By John M

I get what cbhungury describes above. I have...

I get what cbhungury describes above. I have hypertension and was a high normal prior to by BP taking a liftoff. My BP runs ~ 110/68 now on Diovan HCL, but when I do a lot of exercise it drops to...
08-04-04, 04:42 AM
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Posted By John M

Welcome to the fourm Tony. I was in the same...

Welcome to the fourm Tony. I was in the same boat as you in April. I started out with 5 mi and worked my way back up to where I am now. 20 - 25 Tue/Thu and 30 - 35 Sat/Sun. It is all I have time...
08-03-04, 05:38 AM
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Posted By John M

I agree Zero's

I agree Zero's
08-03-04, 05:26 AM
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Posted By John M

Correct. I saw that one show twice. Steve Hed...

Correct. I saw that one show twice. Steve Hed said "Lance amy cool this a tool shed, but there is just junk in here". :) They cut and fit 2 different type bars for Lance to try.
08-03-04, 04:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,628
Posted By John M

I agree with others have said above. I just...

I agree with others have said above. I just started in April and have 1400 miles now, but still feel the effect of longer than normal rides. I did 42 in the heat and humidity last Saturday,...
08-03-04, 04:33 AM
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Posted By John M

congradulations! Feels good to hit a goal like...

congradulations! Feels good to hit a goal like that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-04, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,081
Posted By John M

Moonshot, try retaping the threads on the crank. ...

Moonshot, try retaping the threads on the crank. Remember that the crank is AL not steel. I have the same crank and group, aka 7400 DA group from 91. I still have the crank and BB on my Serotta...
08-02-04, 11:03 AM
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Posted By John M

Welcome to the forum. Sounds like you have a...

Welcome to the forum. Sounds like you have a plan, do what works for you. I was close to you when I started,49 and 228. Have lost 32 lbs since mid April. I added miles as I could and now I do the...
07-28-04, 01:25 PM
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Posted By John M

Good link to the story, thanks Chip

Good link to the story, thanks Chip
07-28-04, 01:01 PM
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Posted By John M

Ric, thatnks for the info and links. I notice...

Ric, thatnks for the info and links. I notice the 10+ bmp drop every weekend when I ride. Second day my HR is much lower for the same work level
07-28-04, 12:31 PM
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Posted By John M

:) She even rides with me after my weekly rides....

:) She even rides with me after my weekly rides. I put the bike in the 39/23 and spin with her at the same rate. Just want some of that ENERGY kids have :D
07-28-04, 06:09 AM
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Posted By John M

LOL, go Bobke go! :) T-mobile did not have...

LOL, go Bobke go! :)

T-mobile did not have their act together. They did not have a single focus on the "man" for the tour. Instead ballanced between 2 riders. Divided effort. JMO
07-28-04, 04:55 AM
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Posted By John M

ric, can you define these terms, ie names, for...

ric, can you define these terms, ie names, for the uninformed? I too learned AT when I raced >10 years ago.
Thanks
07-27-04, 12:31 PM
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Views: 12,882
Posted By John M

ric, thanks for the info an the link. Right now...

ric, thanks for the info an the link. Right now that formula is about right as I go anarobic in the mid 140's.

nutbag, 126 = 70% and 144 = 80% for me I do hard rides at the top to 155, which my...
07-27-04, 11:13 AM
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Posted By John M

Welcome back Wonker! Wish I could ride to work,...

Welcome back Wonker! Wish I could ride to work, but 27 mi and a 6:30 am start time makes it tough, plus I get my daughter on the way home so......
Good luck on the ride :)
07-27-04, 06:02 AM
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Views: 12,882
Posted By John M

ric, What do you think of Sally Edwards...

ric,
What do you think of Sally Edwards reasearch on HR? I have had good luck with her info in the books in the past. Sally's site (http://www.heartzone.com/index.shtml) Basically her formula...
07-27-04, 05:28 AM
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Posted By John M

EmiliB: Welcome to the forum :) Good luck on...

EmiliB: Welcome to the forum :) Good luck on the diet, you should do what works for you and enjoy yourself when you ride.

I have a brother that lives in Tyler :)
07-26-04, 05:31 AM
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Views: 3,483
Posted By John M

I am no doctor, but this sounds like you need to...

I am no doctor, but this sounds like you need to be fit to the bike. ie pedal fit. I use the speedplay's and they also have adjustable Q. They have 15 deg of float. I was using the Dura Ace...
07-26-04, 05:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,659
Posted By John M

Interisting article. Thanks for the link.

Interisting article. Thanks for the link.
07-22-04, 05:06 AM
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Views: 4,864
Posted By John M

Lance also mentioned this in the post race...

Lance also mentioned this in the post race interview. He was upset at what the german fans, those few, did to Robbie. I agree it was uncalled for. I saw most fans, waving all sorts of flags and...
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