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10-18-11, 03:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,433
Posted By SadieKate

This weekend sucked in so many ways.

This weekend sucked in so many ways.
10-16-11, 09:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,618
Posted By SadieKate

Yes, he was a good friend and shall be greatly...

Yes, he was a good friend and shall be greatly missed.
09-10-08, 11:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,230
Posted By SadieKate

We had cheese also. Loser.

We had cheese also. Loser.
09-10-08, 10:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,230
Posted By SadieKate

I was happy with my popsicle. Or was it ice...

I was happy with my popsicle. Or was it ice cream? Dunnoh. Musta been happy.
09-10-08, 10:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,230
Posted By SadieKate

You just want my beer ticket. :rolleyes: :p

You just want my beer ticket. :rolleyes: :p
09-10-08, 09:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,230
Posted By SadieKate

Total campers out of our team, I have no idea. I...

Total campers out of our team, I have no idea. I only know a few people on the team being as how I'm a foreigner. At least two of the bagillion are camping. Want to come join us? You can have one...
09-10-08, 07:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,230
Posted By SadieKate

So TiVo was your secret at Crater Lake. I'm...

So TiVo was your secret at Crater Lake.

I'm bringing an AV jersey for Lisa so we'll be in Amici Veloci kit on Sunday also. I'll tell MP what the day's fashion rule is.

Are you camping? The...
09-10-08, 05:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,230
Posted By SadieKate

With TiVo don't you get to back it up and try...

With TiVo don't you get to back it up and try again? :roflmao2: :rolleyes:
09-10-08, 05:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,230
Posted By SadieKate

That's what I told MP but she insisted not. I...

That's what I told MP but she insisted not. I will tell her that once again she is wrong.

So the MS Society's email jinx landed on me this year . . . .
09-10-08, 12:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,230
Posted By SadieKate

Yep! I've managed $1,500 and am on Team TNT 4 MS...

Yep! I've managed $1,500 and am on Team TNT 4 MS (http://main.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR/Bike/CANBikeEvents?pg=team&fr_id=9066&team_id=126874). Look for the jerseys!

The Stinson Beach rest...
08-29-08, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 870
Posted By SadieKate

Sounds like you didn't actually come to a stop...

Sounds like you didn't actually come to a stop which in most states is illegal.

Depending your laws, a stop doesn't have to mean putting your foot down. So just in case, read Bob Mionske:...
08-28-08, 10:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 430
Posted By SadieKate

Sunnyside Century-Sept 7, Mt Bachelor

Anyone doing this ride?

From the newsletter:

This may be the best $5 you ever spend on your bike! The ride starts here at the store, goes up Century Drive, turns down the Sunriver cut-off and...
08-27-08, 03:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 351
Posted By SadieKate

Hutch's 100k ride - Bend

Anyone riding this on 8/31? FRom the description I'm assuming it is the Lower Bridge Loop. Anyone know?

http://www.hutchsbicycles.com/ride.php
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-08, 10:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,587
Posted By SadieKate

I removed the non-cycling categories. I also...

I removed the non-cycling categories. I also created my own sub-categories in cycling.

I think that it defaults to the top level category so move cycling to the top of the list in category view.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-08, 09:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,587
Posted By SadieKate

I recently found SportTracks also and love it. I...

I recently found SportTracks also and love it. I wish there were better directions but so far I'm stumbling around surprisingly well.

As far as elevation gain, I've found that if you use a...
08-20-08, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,139
Posted By SadieKate

I agree. Great ride. However, for those of us...

I agree. Great ride. However, for those of us with fear of heights, this was not the best welcome sign:
...
08-19-08, 12:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,065
Posted By SadieKate

Since the wind blows all the time in Yolo and...

Since the wind blows all the time in Yolo and Solano counties, it's really only a matter of velocity as it builds in the afternoon.

I've checked NOAA to confirm that it isn't my imagination that...
08-19-08, 11:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,065
Posted By SadieKate

The first 20 out to Vacaville and the last 20...

The first 20 out to Vacaville and the last 20 back from Winters are the flat section and can be windy, with the afternoons being the worst. Typically, you can pick up pacelines.

Foxy's is an...
08-19-08, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,173
Posted By SadieKate

Just popping my head in to say hi since I haven't...

Just popping my head in to say hi since I haven't been on BikeForums in a while. Hi, Jonathan, nice to meet you (I'm one of Jobob's friends).

This is definitely a not to miss ride and I'm glad...
05-01-07, 03:38 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,741
Posted By SadieKate

I hate to admit it but I had my camera in my...

I hate to admit it but I had my camera in my purse. If it's green and cool next year, we can try again . . . but prior to the jelly jar drink.:rolleyes:
04-30-07, 02:58 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,741
Posted By SadieKate

Whoo-boy. Both my father and brother are named...

Whoo-boy. Both my father and brother are named Dan. Wonder how I couldn't remember that? I do remember them though. Trac', how about a tagalong on 5/19?
04-30-07, 01:48 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,741
Posted By SadieKate

Hi there, Trac', Bernmart, Efficiency, etc., etc....

Hi there, Trac', Bernmart, Efficiency, etc., etc. Indolent, were you one of the guys at dinner? I lost track of some of those names. It was the heat not the pint-size jelly jar of a Cosmo that...
Forum: Commuting
03-18-06, 09:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,431
Posted By SadieKate

The left arm is used because the signals were...

The left arm is used because the signals were developed for car drivers. We drive on the right side of the road and the driver in the left. Kind of difficult to stick your right arm out the window.
03-07-06, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By SadieKate

You can get laced leather grips plus rubber grips...

You can get laced leather grips plus rubber grips in other colors.
http://www.bikemannetwork.com/biking/p/COMPGRCC/HT1304
03-05-06, 10:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By SadieKate

Deda makes it. Surely you can find distributors...

Deda makes it. Surely you can find distributors for it just about everywhere.

http://www.dedaelementi.com/it/index.asp

http://www.cbike.com/deda_handlebar_tape.htm
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-05, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,583
Posted By SadieKate

I have a friend who rides her tri-bike on...

I have a friend who rides her tri-bike on centuries with tough climbs (she lives in the Sierra Nevada foothills). She bought the bike when she lived on the flats and raced triathlons which are...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-05, 01:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,719
Posted By SadieKate

I do the basics except for stuff like wheel...

I do the basics except for stuff like wheel truing and pressing in headsets (tool costs). I've also built up my own bike. I wanted to learn for multiple reasons but one is that I have the knowledge...
09-15-05, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By SadieKate

How long do the bulk of the riders take to ride...

How long do the bulk of the riders take to ride up? And do they wait for everyone no matter how slow to arrive before letting riders down?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-05, 11:42 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,510
Posted By SadieKate

But good bike skills are no guarantee of good...

But good bike skills are no guarantee of good personal skills. In my community you do get strangers that will hang on your wheel and are good riders. So, it really comes down to asking permission of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-05, 11:36 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,510
Posted By SadieKate

There is a whole lot of difference between a...

There is a whole lot of difference between a friendly tap (which I can deal with just fine) and the idiot who has bad skills OR the jerk who thinks it is cool to ride that close to a lone woman. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-05, 11:12 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,510
Posted By SadieKate

I know that it is always the person behind who...

I know that it is always the person behind who will go down if wheels tap. But what if there is a large difference in size and the wheels overlap? I ride by myself quite a bit and absolutely do not...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-05, 01:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By SadieKate

Ritchey Mix Road Tires - can you find one?

I'm trying to give Ritchey some slack right now. I'm sure the hub recall is costing them a lot of money, but I'm feeling a bit grouchy right now. I finally got my road wheel back. It was almost a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-05, 01:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,774
Posted By SadieKate

There is something called sun poisoning that can...

There is something called sun poisoning that can be brought on with heat also. Tops of the thighs seem to be the first place it can show up.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-05, 11:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By SadieKate

Road riding heaven . . . We made up maps...

Road riding heaven . . .

We made up maps using the race course maps for the Cascade Classic. You can make a nice short loop by combining the Time Trial and Circuit Race Courses. The masters'...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-05, 08:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 795
Posted By SadieKate

Couple times a week in good weather, maybe 3x a...

Couple times a week in good weather, maybe 3x a month in winter. Spend either nothing or too much because they running the Dyson. :) They provide incredible service, give us a loyal customer...
08-18-05, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By SadieKate

I have a pair of cheap platforms with the mini...

I have a pair of cheap platforms with the mini toe-clips already attached. I swap them onto my cross bike or a mtbike when I want to use it for errands and around the block meandering. Works just...
08-17-05, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 555
Posted By SadieKate

Ritchey has a recall on certain WCS hubs. Have...

Ritchey has a recall on certain WCS hubs. Have you checked it out? Info is on their website.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-05, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By SadieKate

Thanks! I needed new water bottles anyway so I...

Thanks! I needed new water bottles anyway so I ordered an extra. They even have a product comparison with Gu, Clif, etc. Sodium is high but not as high as Gatorade.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-05, 09:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,674
Posted By SadieKate

Remember the USPS TV commercials last year? ...

Remember the USPS TV commercials last year? Wasn't that Floyd riding a wheel across the intersection in one shot? I loved those commercials. Some pretty good stunts on road bikes.
08-16-05, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 505
Posted By SadieKate

Narrowest tire for a Matrix 750

I'm trying to help out a friend. She wants to put narrower tires on her Trek hybrid but can't figure out how narrow a tire she can use. Anyone know?

Also, what is the hub spacing? I'm guessing...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-05, 03:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,552
Posted By SadieKate

Maybe, this town has gone through a number of...

Maybe, this town has gone through a number of incarnations regarding bike shops and, yes, there are a lot of bikes here. BUT, in a small college town with 4 real bike shops and several used shops,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-05, 01:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,552
Posted By SadieKate

Well then, go to Wheelworks in Davis, CA. I took...

Well then, go to Wheelworks in Davis, CA. I took a newbie friend there to buy a bike. She's an older women getting back into exercise after a serious weight loss program. The owner took a lot of...
08-15-05, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 473
Posted By SadieKate

We went for the tandem. Our friends knew how...

We went for the tandem. Our friends knew how much we enjoyed biking and that with 2 households of stuff we didn't need/want other things. The honeymoon was a camping/fly fishing trip that was...
08-15-05, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By SadieKate

Alameda flat? Try Davis. During the winter...

Alameda flat? Try Davis.

During the winter I use Spinervals tapes on the trainer. There is one called (I think) the Big Hill Grind. These tapes really do work (I also elevate my front wheel)...
08-15-05, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By SadieKate

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=128973&...

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=128973&highlight=ritchey+hub

The links for the company sites are listed in this thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-05, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By SadieKate

Have you always ridden with cages and straps or...

Have you always ridden with cages and straps or have you switched from clipless temporarily? I have no idea what would cause the problem so suddenly other than your knees suddenly finding a new life...
08-10-05, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 797
Posted By SadieKate

You know, twenty years ago this was a problem but...

You know, twenty years ago this was a problem but it shouldn't be any longer. There is a much wider range of sizes in stock bikes. Call around. You might post where you live and maybe people can...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-05, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By SadieKate

Model paint - We have a local hobby store that...

Model paint - We have a local hobby store that carries model paint in hundreds of colors.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-05, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By SadieKate

Black bike with silver components - you almost...

Black bike with silver components - you almost described my bike to a T. She (Magpie) sports yellow Michelins and gets lots of positive comments.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-05, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By SadieKate

This also affects Ritchey. I haven't read the AM...

This also affects Ritchey. I haven't read the AM info yet. Do you think the "newer" design is trustworthy? I'm re-thinking my ride plans for this weekend.
...
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