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11-11-13, 01:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,203
Posted By kevinvin

Docbilly.. sounds to me like you have thought...

Docbilly.. sounds to me like you have thought this out pretty well already.. You do not abuse what you ride.. so ride..

catonec.. that video was baddass... ;)
11-03-13, 08:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,949
Posted By kevinvin

Ride the wheels off it... Congrats.. the...

Ride the wheels off it... Congrats..

the best bike is the one that gets you out on it.. seems pretty simple.. and a year from now if you upgrade you can sell it for what you have in it.. (maybe...
08-14-12, 08:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 549
Posted By kevinvin

33min 5k... well.. I know I can't run a 33 min 5k...

33min 5k... well.. I know I can't run a 33 min 5k even on a treadmill... but I can hop on a bike and ride 50-100 miles at a time.. The first time I went out on my bike (45lbs ago) I went for a...
08-13-12, 08:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,863
Posted By kevinvin

Trainers at home are what extra tall end tables...

Trainers at home are what extra tall end tables are for.. remote and drink access..

My trainer time is topless with the music cranked.. I find Techno to get the beats down and the cadence up..
08-13-12, 07:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 81,461
Posted By kevinvin

Very recently I went from a 11-23 to an 11-28 and...

Very recently I went from a 11-23 to an 11-28 and it made a HUGE difference, much more than I even expected it to.. 15%ish difference?

but a 28 to a 30 is what? 5-6%?
08-13-12, 07:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,863
Posted By kevinvin

My LBS has a Tu Beginners/Intermediate and Wed...

My LBS has a Tu Beginners/Intermediate and Wed Advanced rides.. the first Tu ride I was on my Allez road bike and was bored out of my mind.. the next day I went with the advanced group and there was...
08-12-12, 09:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,457
Posted By kevinvin

MANNNNN.... Now I got DROOL all over my laptop......

MANNNNN.... Now I got DROOL all over my laptop...

That.. Is SWEET looking... :thumb::thumb:
08-12-12, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,143
Posted By kevinvin

clippers.. Just sayin..

clippers.. Just sayin..
08-12-12, 09:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,054
Posted By kevinvin

That is a sad thing.. :( what a beauty she...

That is a sad thing.. :(

what a beauty she was..
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-12, 07:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,160
Posted By kevinvin

I ride most often on Greenways/MUP for a several...

I ride most often on Greenways/MUP for a several reasons..

I have learned a few things I use to make myself a little safer and a lot less crazy.

Kids and Animals ALWAYS have the right of way.....
08-12-12, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By kevinvin

Congratz on your first metric.. and congratz on...

Congratz on your first metric.. and congratz on the new fitness..

once you have the distance bug its hard to get rid of.. I have a 7.2 and I ride it like I stole it.. if you want a little more...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-12, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18,641
Views: 3,688,259
Posted By kevinvin

Last week.. Replaced my 11-23 cassette for a...

Last week.. Replaced my 11-23 cassette for a 11-28.. Much better for the mtns in western NC.. cleaning the bike after the first ride with the 11-28 on I discovered that somehow I had lost one one but...
08-08-12, 05:35 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,017
Posted By kevinvin

Yea.. That's my thought on the matter too...

Yea.. That's my thought on the matter too...
08-08-12, 01:24 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,017
Posted By kevinvin

Please GOD take this nutjob off the road..

Anyone here a SanFran cop?

http://www.marinatimes.com/2012/07/another-bicyclist-behaving-badly/

Must be nice to own the road.. personally I hope the local cops arrest her.. admitting to...
08-04-12, 08:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,082
Posted By kevinvin

Apparently your friend is a badd-ass... when...

Apparently your friend is a badd-ass... when hiding behind a keyboard.. You might let them know that threatening to harm someone in this day and age can get them legal attention they may not exactly...
Forum: Commuting
08-04-12, 07:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,440
Posted By kevinvin

Don't worry that you have not fallen.. Experts...

Don't worry that you have not fallen.. Experts agree that you will.. ;-) Zero-mph falls only bruise the ego for the most part..

I Loved my SPD's changed them out after a few years for...
07-20-11, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By kevinvin

I was thrilled to death the first time I noticed...

I was thrilled to death the first time I noticed I had worn the black off my rear tire.. Congratz...
06-16-11, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By kevinvin

Eww.. I have had that happen.. covered in bugs, I...

Eww.. I have had that happen.. covered in bugs, I unfortunately run into stinging things about every other ride.. Had a big hornet get me on the leg 30 miles into a 50 mile ride.. Bad day. so far I...
01-16-11, 08:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,926
Posted By kevinvin

Im 5'10 so 185 is about 10-15 from where I want...

Im 5'10 so 185 is about 10-15 from where I want to be, I don't think anything below 170 for my build would be good, went to see the Dr 2 weeks ago and didnt ask,I was back to well above average but...
11-13-10, 12:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,926
Posted By kevinvin

Still taking the BP meds...I see my Dr again in...

Still taking the BP meds...I see my Dr again in Jan.. My Wii says I am at 185 today.. according to the hotels scale I was 189.. the Wii and my Dr scale agree so thats the number I work off of..
...
Forum: Southeast
11-13-10, 11:11 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 70,074
Posted By kevinvin

I did.. 22 miles..

I did.. 22 miles..
11-13-10, 02:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,926
Posted By kevinvin

I ordered a CycleOps 'Fluid2' with my airline...

I ordered a CycleOps 'Fluid2' with my airline miles today.. I have been trying to score one on ebay or CL to no avail.. and I have more than enough miles..

Ill let ya know how I feel about it...
Forum: Southeast
10-25-10, 07:37 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 70,074
Posted By kevinvin

I didnt ride today.. 1: it was raining like...

I didnt ride today.. 1: it was raining like heck.. 2: I am 1000miles from home and without my bike.. (til wed)
10-25-10, 07:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 768
Posted By kevinvin

Rabbits and tree rats BOTH like to make a mad...

Rabbits and tree rats BOTH like to make a mad dash DIRECTLY in front of my regularly.. at least they run.. Turkeys, just stand there in the middle of the trail.. Looking at me like I am stupid for...
10-19-10, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By kevinvin

I will (weather permitting..) be there roughly...

I will (weather permitting..) be there roughly every Saturday/Sunday

From Seaboard Rd to the Far side of Rockmart and back is my favorite 50 miles.. A few moderate hills just outside Rmart but...
10-16-10, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By kevinvin

Sunday Oct 17th on the Silver Comet..

Anyone interested in 50 miles?

Ill be starting at seaboard / Drummond trailhead.. 10ish?

Could end up running the 50 then tacking 6 out 6 back for 62miles / 100Km... if its as nice tomorrow as...
10-11-10, 07:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,909
Posted By kevinvin

I must say.. and it bears repeating.. ...

I must say.. and it bears repeating..

"WOW!"
10-11-10, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By kevinvin

The Oct 16th ride is in Douglas... Not...

The Oct 16th ride is in Douglas... Not Douglasville.. One is metro(ish) Atl.. ones not ;)

Not attending either way.. but had it been in the 'Ville I would have thought about it a bit..
10-05-10, 01:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,926
Posted By kevinvin

Wow.. long time from last update.. Lots of long...

Wow.. long time from last update.. Lots of long work weeks in a row and the forum lost..

Been riding like a man possessed.. the Lisinopril has my BP lower than it has ever been, most of my adult...
09-09-10, 04:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,926
Posted By kevinvin

Yea.. My zero problem chain popped and left me 25...

Yea.. My zero problem chain popped and left me 25 miles from where I started.. Had to get a ride from the wife.. and I was having a REALLY good ride..

Just replaced the chain today, but now I am...
09-04-10, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 812
Posted By kevinvin

Chain lifespan?

I ride a 2ish year old Allez with 500>1000miles and recently my chain/rear gearset has been chattering occasionally and seeking gears now and again, I had tried adjusting it a couple of times to no...
08-26-10, 08:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,926
Posted By kevinvin

Got the first after work ride that I have been...

Got the first after work ride that I have been able to do for pretty much 3 months.. just went 10 miles. 5 out and back.. just under 30 min..
08-24-10, 01:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,926
Posted By kevinvin

Fortunately, the all day any time no problem 90%...

Fortunately, the all day any time no problem 90% of the time lows in the 60s highs in the 70-80s weather is just around the corner and the highs W-heat index in the 105+at noon crap will be GONE......
08-24-10, 01:18 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 18,445
Posted By kevinvin

I got mine.. (Trek 7.2) when I went to go take a...

I got mine.. (Trek 7.2) when I went to go take a look at low end road bikes... and my wife came along and decided that it would be BETTER.. if 'WE'... didn't get a road-bike but 'we' got...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-10, 01:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,485
Posted By kevinvin

Truer words have never made me spit as much water...

Truer words have never made me spit as much water on my screen than these.. LOL :thumb:



I often get 1 and 2 backwards.. clipping out just as I start to coast down before breaking..
08-24-10, 12:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,264
Posted By kevinvin

Spent a moment.. Lit a Candle and Incense......

Spent a moment.. Lit a Candle and Incense... Prayed to who ever was listening.. Keeping him in my thoughts.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-10, 11:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,485
Posted By kevinvin

I practiced a few Dzn times holding on to a wall...

I practiced a few Dzn times holding on to a wall in my house.. AFTER reducing the clip out adjustment to almost minimum (made a big diff..) My first "ride" I went to a local park with a 3ish mile...
08-24-10, 11:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,926
Posted By kevinvin

Man.. Due to unforeseen issues I have not been...

Man.. Due to unforeseen issues I have not been out on the bike for the last two weekends.. 2 weeks ago I was only home one day, got in just after 12pm friday (Sat am at 12:05) after an 19hr day and...
Forum: Commuting
08-21-10, 08:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,638
Posted By kevinvin

Yea, I get the.. WTF? JERK YOU HAD PLENTY OF...

Yea, I get the.. WTF? JERK YOU HAD PLENTY OF ROOM..as they step to the edge.. I generally slow way down and say something to the likes of: Sorry, Didnt need you to move, was just letting you know I...
Forum: Commuting
08-18-10, 06:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,638
Posted By kevinvin

I often walk the same MUP (Silver Comet Trail) as...

I often walk the same MUP (Silver Comet Trail) as I ride and I can say 100% that it scares the pooo out of me to have a bike go flying by at 20mph without ever announcing..

When I am on my Trek...
08-04-10, 12:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,926
Posted By kevinvin

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs118....

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs118.ash2/39229_415679994754_721969754_4722724_6836209_n.jpg


Dropped my car off at the shop and rode the mile down to the trail at 630a.. started at...
08-04-10, 11:56 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,438
Posted By kevinvin

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs118....

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs118.ash2/39229_415679994754_721969754_4722724_6836209_n.jpg
08-02-10, 05:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,926
Posted By kevinvin

Thank You! Camera Phone quality at that.. By...

Thank You!

Camera Phone quality at that.. By education I am a "pro photographer"... I am just not actually working in my field ;)
08-02-10, 04:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,926
Posted By kevinvin

Virtually all of my riding is on the SCT... I...

Virtually all of my riding is on the SCT... I decided to try for 100k / 63-miles yesterday but the section just before Cedartown really kicked my butt.. Made it back to Rockmart to get some very...
07-31-10, 03:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,926
Posted By kevinvin

Just got dropped off at the LBS by the DW.. I...

Just got dropped off at the LBS by the DW.. I needed to replace the tube in my front tire, started leaking at the valve..

Upon exiting the car was told.. "You should look at shoes and clippless...
07-28-10, 04:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,414
Posted By kevinvin

:injured: As much as I would like to.. I...

:injured:

As much as I would like to.. I don't think I can come up with more than OWWOWWW OWWWOWWWOWWWW OWWWWWWWW!!!!! Yikes... :eek:

Good to hear all is well..

OWWWWWW
07-28-10, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By kevinvin

When you do get back.. let me know and perhaps I...

When you do get back.. let me know and perhaps I will join you for all or part of the ride.. I usually ride from MM20 (the nice little park with facilities) to most the way to C-town MM45 for a 50...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-10, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By kevinvin

Excellent Choice! :thumb:

Excellent Choice! :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-10, 04:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By kevinvin

Newish Specialized Allez sport dbl purchased used...

Newish Specialized Allez sport dbl purchased used from CL.. Upgraded from a 84ish Univega Viva Touring that was somewhat too small... Can honestly say that the Specialized is a nicer bike than the...
07-22-10, 09:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By kevinvin

Its much more fun to ride in Ga when its not...

Its much more fun to ride in Ga when its not summer...

SCT is lots of fun out passed Dallas.. The signs that warn you that there are no services for miles (and little chance of non-critical...
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