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03-22-18, 11:36 PM
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Posted By acaurora

Yes you should consider buying photos - proceeds...

Yes you should consider buying photos - proceeds help to continue supporting photographers. Photo credit unfortunately doesn’t pay for gas, camera sensor cleanings, or for hosting fees. :)
03-22-18, 11:33 PM
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Posted By acaurora

Still looking pretty fast :foo:

Still looking pretty fast :foo:
05-16-16, 09:14 AM
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Posted By acaurora

I'm glad that you like the image - please...

I'm glad that you like the image - please consider purchasing the image through the Buy button in the bottom right:...
08-19-15, 04:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,835
Posted By acaurora

I didn't intentionally mean to do that... =\ ...

I didn't intentionally mean to do that... =\

In other news, it's hard to get you going through a corner... #tallpeopleproblems...
03-11-15, 02:11 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 39,003
Posted By acaurora

Thanks for the shout out! Be sure to buy any...

Thanks for the shout out! Be sure to buy any photos that you like to support the photographers out there (myself included)!
02-22-15, 06:24 PM
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Posted By acaurora

Those are the best kind :)

Those are the best kind :)
02-22-15, 06:12 PM
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Posted By acaurora

=\ Just some advice for everybody though - if you...

=\ Just some advice for everybody though - if you do see me don't go out of your way to make something funny or weird to get noticed. It makes it dangerous for other people...:eek:
02-22-15, 05:51 PM
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Posted By acaurora

He was experimenting a lot with video...

He was experimenting a lot with video yesterday... maybe he can get a good frame off of it for you. I don't know if I got one =\
02-03-15, 08:44 PM
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Posted By acaurora

It is an ongoing problem I have. I can't track...

It is an ongoing problem I have. I can't track down everybody that does this, but just as you pay $$$ for your bikes, clothing, nutrition, gas, etc., so do I for my cameras, lenses, gas, etc. The...
02-03-15, 07:25 PM
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Posted By acaurora

There is a reason why there is that red text on...

There is a reason why there is that red text on my watermark. =\.
02-01-15, 09:59 PM
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Posted By acaurora

People yawn guys... it happens. Even when you're...

People yawn guys... it happens. Even when you're tired! I've done it!

And that "pro guy" is James Laberge who used to be on Mike's Bikes. He had quite a year in 2014. :)
06-04-14, 12:21 AM
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Posted By acaurora

save10: It will happen. Just takes time :) I...

save10: It will happen. Just takes time :)

I just want to thank everybody here that has complimented and shared my work. I appreciate it. Specifically for caloso, that picture was taken from me...
08-25-13, 06:44 PM
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Posted By acaurora

That would be Steve Ellsworth. He does post...

That would be Steve Ellsworth. He does post photos on his Facebook for free, and does not sell them for profit like I do.

Man I haven't been on BikeForums in forever but it is interesting seeing...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-11, 06:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,250
Posted By acaurora

I cross-train with swimming, so my tan lines are...

I cross-train with swimming, so my tan lines are very minimal.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-11, 09:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,461
Posted By acaurora

Had a 143 Toupe that came with my Tarmac, and...

Had a 143 Toupe that came with my Tarmac, and after doing a few centuries found that it was too flat for me. Switched to the 143 Romin, and have never looked back. The rear section that flares up...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-11, 09:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,978
Posted By acaurora

be wary of which bibs you buy, as different...

be wary of which bibs you buy, as different brands/versions have the straps spaced differently.
05-08-11, 03:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,586
Posted By acaurora

Does anyone recognize a certain banned member on...

Does anyone recognize a certain banned member on the first page of results?
Forum: Texas
04-09-11, 10:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 579
Posted By acaurora

Bike Rental Recommendations?

So I am going to be visiting the city of Galveston, TX in a few months, and would like recommendations on what bike shop I should go to for a rental and maybe some tips on maybe a good shop/group...
04-09-11, 10:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 686
Posted By acaurora

Bike Rental Recommendations?

So I am going to be visiting the city of Denver, CO in a few weeks, and would like recommendations on what bike shop I should go to for a rental and maybe some tips on maybe a good shop/group ride. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-11, 09:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,311
Posted By acaurora

CycleOps JetFluid Pro, Fluid 2, or KK RM?

So with REI's 20% Dividend Coupon coming this Friday + my dividends, these are my 3 options. I have gone 2 winters without a trainer, and despite this current winter ending soon, I figured that since...
02-26-11, 11:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By acaurora

I braved the cold with some friends in the Elite...

I braved the cold with some friends in the Elite 5s. It actually very dry and very sunny. Yes it was freezing when we started, but by the time the neutral lap was over it wasn't so bad, and the few...
02-15-11, 06:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,565
Posted By acaurora

Ah okay. I would figure that the categories for...

Ah okay. I would figure that the categories for road races are not as critical as crits, or would it? (I've never done a road race before)
02-15-11, 03:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,565
Posted By acaurora

The Fremont Early Birds were definitely worth...

The Fremont Early Birds were definitely worth going to. I learned a lot from them, and as my friend who recommended that I go to them told me, it is easy to see who has and who has not gone through...
02-15-11, 01:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,565
Posted By acaurora

So I emailed the rep, he told me that as long as...

So I emailed the rep, he told me that as long as I feel comfortable in terms of handling/predictability I can go to a 4 after Snelling if I want. We'll see. :)
02-15-11, 12:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,565
Posted By acaurora

Thanks for the info cdr. I don't think I...

Thanks for the info cdr. I don't think I have/been yelled at, at least I don't think. I am definitely looking into trying road races as I've done only crits so far. I consider myself to be good at...
02-15-11, 12:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,565
Posted By acaurora

Aww :( I am doing Snelling and Merco also, mainly...

Aww :( I am doing Snelling and Merco also, mainly because I got into road cycling while I was in school @ UC Merced, and have ridden around Snelling quite a bit.
02-15-11, 12:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,565
Posted By acaurora

Ah okay, I'll try to find/contact the rep via...

Ah okay, I'll try to find/contact the rep via USAC. Each of those clinics had an unranked crit afterwards.
02-15-11, 12:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,565
Posted By acaurora

Correct. I am guessing 1.5 for the 5th week...

Correct. I am guessing 1.5 for the 5th week because it was 6 pts for the 4 week clinic+races so the 5th I assume would bring it to 7.5 total.

https://www.usacycling.org/results/?compid=334166 is...
02-15-11, 11:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,565
Posted By acaurora

Upgrading 5->4?

I am a bit confused as to how this works. On USAC it says 10 mass starts, but the confusing part is how clinics can count as upgrade points. I recently attended the Early Bird Crit clinics in...
02-13-11, 11:45 PM
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Views: 711,711
Posted By acaurora

Was nice meeting you too! I definitely think that...

Was nice meeting you too! I definitely think that the 2nd EB Crit (cornering?) was probably the best out of all 5. I would've gone to the CCCX but it would have been quite a drive :(
02-13-11, 10:00 PM
Replies: 12,012
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Posted By acaurora

As someone who has done a triathlon before doing...

As someone who has done a triathlon before doing a crit, I actually thought about that for a while.

Having attended all the Fremont Early Bird Crits for this year I definitely do feel that the 5...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-11, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 554
Posted By acaurora

When I first got my Tarmac (size 52), the 42...

When I first got my Tarmac (size 52), the 42 alloy frames were found to be too wide, so I went down to 40 carbons, and then a year later now I have size 38 3T Ergonovas. The more curved bend is nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-11, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By acaurora

Specialized also has kind of a short inseam. At...

Specialized also has kind of a short inseam. At least their BG Pro SL ones.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-11, 04:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 626
Posted By acaurora

Hehe, I know it is nowhere near in need of...

Hehe, I know it is nowhere near in need of replacement, I just wanted to know that later down the line(i.e., years down the line) what I need to look for
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-11, 04:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 626
Posted By acaurora

Saddle Life?

Hi all, was just wondering how long should a saddle last in terms of what do I need to look for to see if it needs replacement. I have a Romin SL saddle from last year and I just noticed that some of...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-11, 05:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,077
Posted By acaurora

+1 for West Maui Cycling. I did not have a good...

+1 for West Maui Cycling. I did not have a good experience with GoCyclingMaui. West Cycling Maui has better bikes from what I see. Best of luck, and be sure to take it slow and steady.

and...
02-02-11, 03:20 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,200
Posted By acaurora

Another clinic? Isn't that the race?

Another clinic? Isn't that the race?
02-02-11, 02:08 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,200
Posted By acaurora

I had asked the people at registration, and they...

I had asked the people at registration, and they said that the pts will not show up until the end of the clinics, which I believe should've been last week. However I just checked myself on USAC and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-11, 12:43 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,823
Posted By acaurora

563

563
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-11, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 851
Posted By acaurora

Do you like it? Yes I do Is it worth the...

Do you like it?
Yes I do
Is it worth the money?
IMHO, I think it is.
How is Garmin connect working?
Works fine.
Do you get good contour mapping on your screen?
Contour mapping? Are you...
01-30-11, 03:46 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,200
Posted By acaurora

So, I was out there today for the U30CAT5 men's....

So, I was out there today for the U30CAT5 men's. Was VERY wet. No one went down, at least, not that I saw. Personally I think we were all just trying to stay right side up. I did a few...
01-25-11, 09:46 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,200
Posted By acaurora

Will keep that in mind!

Will keep that in mind!
01-25-11, 09:30 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,200
Posted By acaurora

*cough* Folsom Bike kit...white/black Tarmac. :)

*cough* Folsom Bike kit...white/black Tarmac. :)
01-25-11, 09:32 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,200
Posted By acaurora

Ah, I didn't see/hear that. Good to know.

Ah, I didn't see/hear that. Good to know.
01-25-11, 12:24 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,200
Posted By acaurora

Hmmm that's interesting. I was in the middle most...

Hmmm that's interesting. I was in the middle most of the time, and got a bit towards the front on the last lap, and during our post-race meetup no one said anything about a crash. Either way, hope...
01-25-11, 12:17 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,200
Posted By acaurora

I did hear about that CAT5 Men's crash, it was in...

I did hear about that CAT5 Men's crash, it was in the 30+, as there was none in the U30 that I was in. The sound of carbon fiber shattering/tires exploding is unmistakeable :(
01-23-11, 08:57 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,200
Posted By acaurora

Awesome, thanks. And yes I am the guy behind...

Awesome, thanks.

And yes I am the guy behind the guy from DBC... I'm only 5'7, 135#.
01-23-11, 08:21 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,200
Posted By acaurora

I am the one in the white/blue Folsom Bike jersey.

I am the one in the white/blue Folsom Bike jersey.
01-23-11, 04:57 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,200
Posted By acaurora

Today's EB was a lot better than last week, and a...

Today's EB was a lot better than last week, and a whole lot warmer. A lot less people, most likely due to yesterday's EB in Patterson. Still, quite a lot of women/juniors, and, yet again, not many...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-11, 01:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,319
Posted By acaurora

And this is why I swim... other than to cross...

And this is why I swim... other than to cross train - at least my hands/shoulders/arms get an even tan that way :)
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