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Forum: Commuting
07-17-08, 04:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,365
Posted By cyclochica

I have this REI bag,...

I have this REI bag, http://www.rei.com/product/748089, on my second day of commuting the heavens opened up on my ride home. I stopped pulled the cover over my bag. When I got home the contents of...
Forum: Triathlon
06-20-08, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By cyclochica

I really appreciate everyone's advice, and I do...

I really appreciate everyone's advice, and I do race more than just the duathlons/triathlons. I do several bike events and 5ks each year. I am saving up for a wedding and a house downpayment, and...
Forum: Triathlon
06-19-08, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By cyclochica

Triathlon/duathlon isn't my only thing so at this...

Triathlon/duathlon isn't my only thing so at this point I do something each quarter and chose the fall for this race. I am hoping to add more races next year, but this is what the budget and...
Forum: Triathlon
06-19-08, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By cyclochica

One more question, can I do this kind of workout...

One more question, can I do this kind of workout on a treadmill and still get benefits from it?
Forum: Triathlon
06-17-08, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By cyclochica

Thank you!!!! This is huge and now seems doable,...

Thank you!!!! This is huge and now seems doable, I can't wait to add this to my training.
Forum: Triathlon
06-17-08, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By cyclochica

Want to get faster for my next race

I did my first triathlon last August and the bug bit me hard. I have a duathlon planned for this fall and I would like to improve my times, especially on the runs. I understand how to train to get...
Forum: Southeast
06-15-08, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By cyclochica

I am glad you both survived with minimal...

I am glad you both survived with minimal problems. I saw that guy before the ambulance got there, I hope is doing better. Maybe next year the weather will be nicer.
Forum: Southeast
06-10-08, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,519
Posted By cyclochica

Bike Lane in Burke is excellent, did a great job...

Bike Lane in Burke is excellent, did a great job on fitting me for my race bike, and Big Wheel in Old Town Alexandria is great as well. I prefer the cycling staff at REI in Fairfax.
Forum: Southeast
06-10-08, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By cyclochica

How did you guys do in that heat? I wasn't able...

How did you guys do in that heat? I wasn't able to do the full metric (only got in 54 miles) and noticed a lot of riders fading fast on the return.
Forum: Southeast
10-30-07, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By cyclochica

If you can ask for Mike Wong and tell him Joy...

If you can ask for Mike Wong and tell him Joy said hi and to please take good care of you. I think you will be pleased, when I was a noob he treated with so much respect. They have taken such good...
Forum: Southeast
10-30-07, 07:33 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,348
Posted By cyclochica

I went to JMU and never saw many riders other...

I went to JMU and never saw many riders other than students. Have things improved? I graduated in 99.
Forum: Southeast
10-23-07, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By cyclochica

Big Wheel on 29 may be what you want. They were...

Big Wheel on 29 may be what you want. They were great to me when I was a noob and it is still my go to LBS.
09-16-07, 06:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,124
Posted By cyclochica

I work in commercial real estate, business...

I work in commercial real estate, business development to be exact.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-07, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By cyclochica

I don't think Loudoun is that bad and the cycling...

I don't think Loudoun is that bad and the cycling is great. I prefer to ride out there than in Fairfax, where I am. Rides are more scenic and you fight with less traffic.

+1 on the PPTC...
Forum: Triathlon
09-16-07, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,340
Posted By cyclochica

I just did my first on a Jake the Snake with...

I just did my first on a Jake the Snake with slicks. I was fine, and since I was comfortable on the bike, the hilly course wasn't nearly as bad as it could have been. I agree with everyone, ride...
09-12-07, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 457
Posted By cyclochica

Have you thought about your nutritional needs for...

Have you thought about your nutritional needs for the race? If you are thinking of trying a new product, now would be the best time to do it. I used the two months leaing up to my race to figure...
Forum: Foo
09-12-07, 08:57 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,603
Posted By cyclochica

That is funny. I think bi-polar would be a...

That is funny. I think bi-polar would be a better answer.
Forum: Foo
09-12-07, 08:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,603
Posted By cyclochica

I think that is one of the quirks the article...

I think that is one of the quirks the article describes, we can be engaging when we want or need to be. But I seriously doubt any of us here would engage in the site for several hours straight. I...
Forum: Foo
09-12-07, 05:57 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,603
Posted By cyclochica

Thank you for the article. So many light bulbs...

Thank you for the article. So many light bulbs clicked on as I read it, I even realized that this may be part of the reason I am having such a hard time in the dating world. Guys don't seem to know...
Forum: Foo
09-11-07, 07:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,376
Posted By cyclochica

Kanye, hands down. Best production and original...

Kanye, hands down. Best production and original lyrics, 50 wishes he could be as original. There are only a few other artists of his caliber: Lupe Fiasco, Mos Def, Talib Kweli, and Common. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-07, 06:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,931
Posted By cyclochica

Moments like these are what keep me riding. It...

Moments like these are what keep me riding. It is pure magic every time.
Forum: Foo
09-09-07, 11:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 842
Posted By cyclochica

Redskins fan, born and raised. I have sinking...

Redskins fan, born and raised. I have sinking feeling this is going to be another long season. Jason Campbell does absolutely nothing for me and the second coming of Joe Gibbs was so overrated.
09-08-07, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 457
Posted By cyclochica

Please pardon me for posting, but I just finished...

Please pardon me for posting, but I just finished a sprint triathlon last month. If your swim is in open water, the pool will help you get our endurance up, but I found it didn't adequately prepare...
09-08-07, 08:29 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 48,333
Posted By cyclochica

Name: Joy Age: 30 Marital Status: Single ...

Name: Joy
Age: 30
Marital Status: Single
Height/weight: 5'8"/180 lbs - down from 230
What bike do you currently ride: Kona Jake the Snake and a Kona Fire Mountain.
How long have you been...
Forum: Foo
09-08-07, 08:07 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,850
Posted By cyclochica

I completely agree with you. It took me two...

I completely agree with you. It took me two years to get to a point where I wanted to date again, and I have had the most horrific time. Fellas you shouldn't feel alone, some of us women experience...
Forum: Introductions
09-08-07, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By cyclochica

When I first joined the forums oh so long ago, I...

When I first joined the forums oh so long ago, I had just bought a steel peugeot frame off of ebay. Since that day I haven't been able to get cycling out of my system. I hope your bike brings you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-07, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By cyclochica

Performance has a campus pedal that works like a...

Performance has a campus pedal that works like a charm, platform one side, spd on the other. I have them on my cross bike and have never had a problem when I was clipped in or when I used the...
Forum: Foo
09-06-07, 06:14 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,850
Posted By cyclochica

eHarmony isn't any better than the rest. I was...

eHarmony isn't any better than the rest. I was quite surprised by some of the people I got matched with, because in the real world they wouldn't have been anyone I would have chosen. Unfortunately...
Forum: Northeast
05-19-07, 08:43 AM
Forum: Southeast
05-19-07, 08:37 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,453
Posted By cyclochica

9. Cyclochica - Springfield (North, near...

9. Cyclochica - Springfield (North, near Annandale)
Forum: Southeast
01-28-07, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By cyclochica

I actually live off Backlick, this is perfect. ...

I actually live off Backlick, this is perfect. If I am correct, I cross Pickett and continue down past the automotive shop and into Cameron Station. Thanks so much for this, i am going to try to...
Forum: Southeast
01-28-07, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By cyclochica

Bike Commuting in the DC area

Does anyone here bike commute into DC from VA and not use the W&OD? I live in Springfield and want to change my bike commute but need some help coming up with a decent route. Thanks.
01-28-07, 10:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 677
Posted By cyclochica

About two years ago I went through this, I just...

About two years ago I went through this, I just finally decided to step away from cycling for a while. I was so stressed out about not being motivated to ride that it felt like a never-ending cycle...
Forum: Southeast
12-19-06, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,361
Posted By cyclochica

Big Wheel Bikes in Alexandria and Arlington is...

Big Wheel Bikes in Alexandria and Arlington is another good one. When I haven't had luck at Bike Lane and other shops, i can usually get what I need from the guys at Big Wheel.
Forum: Southeast
12-08-06, 04:16 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,348
Posted By cyclochica

Springfield

Springfield
Forum: Triathlon
10-14-06, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By cyclochica

Thank you for consolidating all the information...

Thank you for consolidating all the information you received. As a tri newbie training for her first race, this was a huge help. Books are great references, but being able to get someone's first...
09-17-06, 06:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 302
Posted By cyclochica

Intimate trainer question.

Wrong post area. Sorry. I now return you to your regularly scheduled programs.
Forum: Northeast
08-18-06, 06:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,843
Posted By cyclochica

Where in Springfield are you?

Where in Springfield are you?
07-10-06, 06:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 749
Posted By cyclochica

I had the same problem. I have had a yogurt...

I had the same problem. I have had a yogurt drink before long rides, and that worked quite well. Now that my food allergies have gotten a bit worse, I drink half of a Bolthouse Farms fruit smootie...
Forum: Northeast
06-23-06, 06:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,843
Posted By cyclochica

I am in Spring and would be quite interested in...

I am in Spring and would be quite interested in seeing that route. If you can't map it is there any way you turn it into a cue sheet.

As for the member in Springfield, I would be happy to meet...
05-30-06, 05:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,219
Posted By cyclochica

Big Wheel Bikes in Arlington is great. Not once...

Big Wheel Bikes in Arlington is great. Not once have I ever been made to feel stupid and whenever I need something, I know it will be right the first go round.

www.bigwheelbikes.com
Forum: Triathlon
05-30-06, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By cyclochica

Thank you for the link, training program, and...

Thank you for the link, training program, and encouragement, it really is appreciated. I realized this morning triathlon is some what popular here in the DC area, so i will look to see if there is a...
Forum: Triathlon
05-29-06, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By cyclochica

First triathlon

I am contemplating my first triathlon. If a person is relatively fit, how much time do they realistically need to train for a sprint tri with the goal being to finish? The events I am considering...
04-24-06, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,389
Posted By cyclochica

I paid $1100 for my 05, so it looks like you are...

I paid $1100 for my 05, so it looks like you are getting a bit of a break on the price. I have been commuting and riding XC with mine and haven't had a problem. If you like the color of the 06 and...
01-16-06, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,352
Posted By cyclochica

Wow, this was a blast from the past. I did end...

Wow, this was a blast from the past. I did end up getting a take off kit from another forum member and they worked great for the time I had them. I sold the bike two years ago and have since bought...
01-02-06, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,406
Posted By cyclochica

THANK YOU!!! You just helped to solve a major...

THANK YOU!!! You just helped to solve a major issue for me.
01-02-06, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,406
Posted By cyclochica

How much offroad abuse can a cross bike handle?

I have an 05 JTS that so far has handled like a dream everything I have thrown at it. I was just wondering, what are the offroad limits for a cross bike? Can a cross bike handle gentle XC riding? ...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-05, 04:49 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,507
Posted By cyclochica

To stay motivated to ride, unlike this year. To...

To stay motivated to ride, unlike this year. To enjoy myself and creat some fantastic memories, not just have every ride be a blur.
10-21-05, 01:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 909
Posted By cyclochica

I'm game too, riding my trainer has been one of...

I'm game too, riding my trainer has been one of the few things keeping me sane since I can't commute right now. I have a stupid question, how do you figure out your trainer miles? Should I just...
Forum: Introductions
09-28-05, 07:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 661
Posted By cyclochica

Big Wheel Bikes in Arlington is great, look for...

Big Wheel Bikes in Arlington is great, look for Mike (young Asian guy). He is really cool, very knowledgeable, and actually listens to you and values your opinion. Welcome to the Forum. Oh yeah, I...
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