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08-08-13, 05:53 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By jimnolimit

that's why i asked if chris was eating any...

that's why i asked if chris was eating any protein. if you eat no protein for 7 days and "lose" 6lbs, some of that loss will be water weight, muscle mass and fat combined. the loss of muscle mass is...
08-08-13, 12:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 923
Posted By jimnolimit

i prefer a cold beer. we all have our vice's ;)

i prefer a cold beer. we all have our vice's ;)
08-08-13, 12:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,226
Posted By jimnolimit

what are you using as a protein source?

what are you using as a protein source?
08-07-13, 11:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 923
Posted By jimnolimit

my personal belief: stay away from all soda,...

my personal belief: stay away from all soda, regular and diet (seltzer excluded). drinking soda, even diet soda because it's so sweet, it keeps the palate desensitized to sugar making your want more...
08-04-13, 09:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,371
Posted By jimnolimit

i'm a big fan of and highly recommend the serfas...

i'm a big fan of and highly recommend the serfas rx series saddles.

http://www.bobs-bicycles.com/images/P/Serfas%20RX%20Mens%20Saddle%20RX-921V.jpg
07-29-13, 11:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,673
Posted By jimnolimit

i lost over 100lbs. i started my life...

i lost over 100lbs.

i started my life change may 2011. i'm 5'11", i was weighing in the mid 290's (my first "official" weigh in was 292.6lbs)

i lost my weight with both diet and exercise.
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07-29-13, 10:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,364
Posted By jimnolimit

why not lift heavy all year round? as tasty...

why not lift heavy all year round?

as tasty as ice cream is, eating it to pack on weight/maintain, might not be a great overall plan IMO.
07-28-13, 01:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,364
Posted By jimnolimit

how you carry your weight makes all the different...

how you carry your weight makes all the different in how you look (and how people perceive you). my suggestion: weight lifting so you build/maintain a strong and functional, but lean body.
10-05-12, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,954
Posted By jimnolimit

both me and my best friend use the serfas RX-921...

both me and my best friend use the serfas RX-921 saddle. it's a fantastic saddle and will only set you back about $50, i highly recommend it.

here is a pic of my serfas RX-921 next to the original...
10-04-12, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By jimnolimit

^ that sounds like a good idea. for me: i...

^ that sounds like a good idea.

for me: i thought to myself, "how would a 200lbs athletic person eat?" over time i adjusted my diet from the way i was eating to my current way, which is...
10-03-12, 11:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By jimnolimit

i am not a fan of "diet schemes". one day you are...

i am not a fan of "diet schemes". one day you are going to have to stop doing the diet, then what do you do? you never trained yourself to eat right.

in my opinion: it's best to eat a complete...
Forum: Northeast
06-21-12, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,994
Posted By jimnolimit

training for and doing 150 miles rides is a great...

training for and doing 150 miles rides is a great way to reach your goal.

don't let those charts get to you. im right around 5'11" and currently down to 199lbs (from a much, much heavier...
Forum: Northeast
06-20-12, 11:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,994
Posted By jimnolimit

thanks :) 152 is a big nut to crack,...

thanks :)

152 is a big nut to crack, congrats to you and your friend (and all the others that tackled the whole ride).
06-20-12, 10:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,687
Posted By jimnolimit

how much do you weigh? there is a good...

how much do you weigh?

there is a good chance that your rear wheel was improperly tensioned or is just defective. my best friend bought a new giant escape in may. while adjusting his derailleur i...
Forum: Northeast
06-20-12, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,994
Posted By jimnolimit

i don't think i saw you, unless i was passing you...

i don't think i saw you, unless i was passing you and just gave you a quick bell ring and thumbs up. if i did notice your shirt, i would have complimented you on it.

when you redo the ride again,...
Forum: Northeast
06-19-12, 08:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,994
Posted By jimnolimit

If i'm not mistaken, on Saturday the wind was...

If i'm not mistaken, on Saturday the wind was 5-10mph coming directly out of the east.
Forum: Northeast
06-19-12, 02:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,994
Posted By jimnolimit

njkayaker, that was a very good summary. i...

njkayaker, that was a very good summary.

i must give many thumbs up to all the people that organized/put together and worked in/on this ride. it was a huge event, i could only imagine the...
06-08-12, 03:23 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,385
Posted By jimnolimit

i'm not an expert by any means, but this is my...

i'm not an expert by any means, but this is my take/thinking about stretching before running/exercise:

while your muscles are cold and not warmed up, they're not ready to be pushed to their...
06-07-12, 06:51 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,385
Posted By jimnolimit

i don't stretch all the time, but i do a warm up...

i don't stretch all the time, but i do a warm up and cool down while exercising. when i do stretch, i save stretching for after the workout, not before. sometimes i'll do a light stretch after my...
06-06-12, 02:23 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,385
Posted By jimnolimit

i set a goal for myself this year, to do a...

i set a goal for myself this year, to do a century. in 10 days i have a 108mile ride that i'm doing. last night i set another goal for the year, i want to do a 5K adventure race (with obstacle...
05-31-12, 01:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 713
Posted By jimnolimit

i know it sucks to hear people tell you to...

i know it sucks to hear people tell you to practice hills more, but think about it like this: if you wanted to be a better cook, you would cook more. if you wanted to get stronger muscles, you would...
05-23-12, 09:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,640
Posted By jimnolimit

i don't know how big or strong you are, but my...

i don't know how big or strong you are, but my bike is about 28-29lbs and i live on the third floor of my building. i don't see how carrying a 19-20lbs bike would be much different than carrying a...
05-23-12, 08:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,076
Posted By jimnolimit

i really like the adjustable stem on the coda,...

i really like the adjustable stem on the coda, great idea.
05-22-12, 02:27 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 32,153
Posted By jimnolimit

being that pretty much everything was shutdown...

being that pretty much everything was shutdown around there (for cars), it was a biker's paradise. i rode my bike all over that area, with no cars and not too many people, it was pretty awesome.

i...
05-22-12, 11:13 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 32,153
Posted By jimnolimit

my rental bike in chicago this weekend (lake...

my rental bike in chicago this weekend (lake michigan).

http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm78/jimnolimit/d5929d9b.jpg
05-22-12, 10:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,076
Posted By jimnolimit

the bar ends are forte kor. they bolt on with an...

the bar ends are forte kor. they bolt on with an allen screw. i slid everything down the handle bars about 3/4"-1" and then put on the bar ends. the bar ends were tight even with the allen screws...
05-22-12, 10:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,076
Posted By jimnolimit

they're sks fenders, but i'm not sure which model...

they're sks fenders, but i'm not sure which model they are.
05-17-12, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,141
Posted By jimnolimit

yeah, i don't expect my LBS to match an online...

yeah, i don't expect my LBS to match an online price, but only be fair in comparison. i'm happy to pay a small premium to a shop to able to see and hold a product and provide customer support.
05-17-12, 06:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,076
Posted By jimnolimit

under heavy braking with the disc brakes, the...

under heavy braking with the disc brakes, the carbon fork flexes, so much that i originally thought the fork was loose. i checked the fork and it was perfectly seated and tight. i looked down while i...
05-16-12, 11:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,076
Posted By jimnolimit

update: after dialing everything in just the way...

update: after dialing everything in just the way i like it, the bike is excellent, i'm very happy with the purchase. my biggest ride to date has been about 60 miles (this past saturday). here is a...
05-16-12, 10:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,234
Posted By jimnolimit

personally i like the gray better. p.s. i...

personally i like the gray better.

p.s. i recently got a 2012 coda elite ;)
05-16-12, 10:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,179
Posted By jimnolimit

after getting my jamis coda elite, my 14 year old...

after getting my jamis coda elite, my 14 year old mountain bike is pretty much retired.
05-16-12, 10:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,141
Posted By jimnolimit

^ this is great idea. remember, it never...

^ this is great idea.

remember, it never hurts to ask as long as you are respectful, the worst the thing you'll hear is "we can't lower the price any more".

if you're getting the bike and a...
05-16-12, 10:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,060
Posted By jimnolimit

when i ride during a light rain or after a rain,...

when i ride during a light rain or after a rain, my bike gets cleaned ;).
05-15-12, 01:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,952
Posted By jimnolimit

i use the serfas RX 921, here is a picture next...

i use the serfas RX 921, here is a picture next to my factory seat:

http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm78/jimnolimit/83db300c.jpg
05-15-12, 01:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,952
Posted By jimnolimit

i rode my factory seat for 4 miles, then i...

i rode my factory seat for 4 miles, then i swapped out the seat. after having a lot of seat time with the serfas RX (on my mountain bike) i couldn't imagine using factory seats.



my best...
05-15-12, 03:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,807
Posted By jimnolimit

saturday i installed a set of forte kor bar ends...

saturday i installed a set of forte kor bar ends ($20) on my bike. i put 60 miles on the bike saturday and i'm glad i had those bar ends.

p.s. i have no personal experience with the models you...
05-15-12, 02:57 AM
Replies: 7,399
Views: 2,165,177
Posted By jimnolimit

my 2012 jamis coda elite. at the shop: ...

my 2012 jamis coda elite.

at the shop:

http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm78/jimnolimit/c4c00af3.jpg


on the road:

http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm78/jimnolimit/3d2eb9d7.jpg
05-15-12, 02:52 AM
Replies: 7,399
Views: 2,165,177
Posted By jimnolimit

time to get a new saddle. i use a serfas RX and i...

time to get a new saddle. i use a serfas RX and i highly recommend it.
05-15-12, 02:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,952
Posted By jimnolimit

my LBS only had the allegro in stock, and it was...

my LBS only had the allegro in stock, and it was a good bike. i wanted to try the coda and they ordered one in for my. i currently own a 2012 coda elite. just to tell you, the sizes don't correspond...
05-15-12, 02:00 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 32,153
Posted By jimnolimit

on the G.W. bridge, over looking the hudson...

on the G.W. bridge, over looking the hudson river.

http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm78/jimnolimit/3d2eb9d7.jpg
05-03-12, 07:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,076
Posted By jimnolimit

thanks man, those two bikes you posted are real...

thanks man, those two bikes you posted are real nice. this coda elite is my first new bike in about 13 years.

i have the vittoria ranndonear in 700x32. i'm not sure which model, but the tire...
05-03-12, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,390
Posted By jimnolimit

pretty much every saturday i ride with only a cup...

pretty much every saturday i ride with only a cup of coffee and some water in my system. i usually do 10-30 miles on my old 35lbs bike with 2" tires (i just got a new bike today though). i have lost...
05-03-12, 03:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,076
Posted By jimnolimit

I think i'm starting to feel like a BMW owner ;) ...

I think i'm starting to feel like a BMW owner ;)

thanks man.
Forum: Northeast
05-03-12, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By jimnolimit

good to know, plus i'll probably have my...

good to know, plus i'll probably have my kryptonite chain with me ;)

definitely, if i go i'll post up a tiny review here and a picture.
05-03-12, 03:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,076
Posted By jimnolimit

i have the RX-921.

i have the RX-921.
05-03-12, 03:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,076
Posted By jimnolimit

yeah, excellent seat in my opinion. it's a great...

yeah, excellent seat in my opinion. it's a great mix of sporty and comfort. i'm so use to the RX seat, the factory san marco seat felt like a piece of plywood.

here is a comparison shot of the...
05-03-12, 03:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,076
Posted By jimnolimit

thanks. which saddle, the serfas RX...

thanks.



which saddle, the serfas RX or the factory san marco ?
05-03-12, 03:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,076
Posted By jimnolimit

my new 2012 jamis coda elite.

i just picked up a 2012 jamis coda elite (21") earlier today. before i left my LBS i had them change out the stock pedals for some odyssey twisted pedals (in clear), added some full fenders and two...
05-03-12, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By jimnolimit

besides what you said you are going to put on the...

besides what you said you are going to put on the bike, i recommend also changing the seat and pedals right away. i have a serfas RX seat (about $50) and odyssey twisted pedals (about $20-$25) on my...
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