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Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-06, 06:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,997
Posted By mikemets5

you only live once I use this too often, but...

you only live once

I use this too often, but what the heck, you only live once :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-06, 03:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,282
Posted By mikemets5

Colnago c50 go with the proven if you are...

Colnago c50

go with the proven if you are unsure
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-06, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By mikemets5

I just use my worn road tires

I just use my worn road tires
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-06, 02:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,352
Posted By mikemets5

my carbon Colnago was made in Italy my steel...

my carbon Colnago was made in Italy
my steel Serotta was made in the USA

:D :D :D :D
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-06, 01:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,075
Posted By mikemets5

Assos

I don't regret a single Assos purchase...its that good.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-06, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By mikemets5

I've travelled extensively within Finland on...

I've travelled extensively within Finland on business, and the one thing I can tell you is that its the flatest country on earth.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-06, 11:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,927
Posted By mikemets5

A century at 3F, sweeet, will you marry me?

A century at 3F, sweeet, will you marry me?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-06, 07:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,887
Posted By mikemets5

LOVED it :D * we told the same stories in...

LOVED it :D

* we told the same stories in reference to Andy Hampsten, I have that poster hanging in my gararge, next to my bikes, very apropo
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-06, 07:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,887
Posted By mikemets5

I was also caught in that. My group of 6 were...

I was also caught in that. My group of 6 were riding in Northern Westchester, and we just slowed it down a bit and had a good laugh.

Will you be out THIS morning, I will at 9:30, but expect to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-06, 09:53 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,638
Posted By mikemets5

"pretty easy" guess that's why you're special. ...

"pretty easy" guess that's why you're special.

Winter centuries in the south...easy? obviously
Winter centuries in the northeast...harder

Whiteout here, and they've up the expected snow...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-06, 08:41 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,638
Posted By mikemets5

Well my February Century is in the bank. 102...

Well my February Century is in the bank. 102 miles, with temps ranging from 21 - 36. Plenty of climbing to keep us warm :D
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-06, 06:26 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,876
Posted By mikemets5

Boonen?

Boonen?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-06, 08:21 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,638
Posted By mikemets5

The weather forecast for this Saturday says high...

The weather forecast for this Saturday says high 40s, cloudy, and a slight chance of showers. Not great for sure, but might have to take it for my February century. If I don't, and Winter comes...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-06, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By mikemets5

Best Rain Tire Vittoria Open Pave EVO...

Best Rain Tire



Vittoria Open Pave EVO PAVE CG



By now you know we like the Open Corsa CX. But here is a little tip that the pros know. Vittoria has a special edition tire designed...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-06, 09:06 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,638
Posted By mikemets5

I decided to make this a goal for '06 too. ...

I decided to make this a goal for '06 too.

Did my January Century on the 12th, and got lucky with some nice weather. I figure doing this, while living in the Northeast, would be a real challenge....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-06, 10:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 185
Posted By mikemets5

custom shoes

Hello all,

Does anyone have any feedback on any custom shoes, i.e.:
Rocket 7's
D squared
LUST
Lake
etc

Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-06, 07:38 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,407
Posted By mikemets5

59 Colnago c50 - 16 lbs 10 oz 56 Calfee Luna -...

59 Colnago c50 - 16 lbs 10 oz
56 Calfee Luna - 18 lbs 6 oz
56 Serotta CIII - 20 lbs 8 oz
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-06, 07:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 882
Posted By mikemets5

Like "molded air" Its so good, that I never even...

Like "molded air" Its so good, that I never even think about it anymore :D
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-05, 07:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,786
Posted By mikemets5

28 miles at 1F...it was the 25+ mph winds that...

28 miles at 1F...it was the 25+ mph winds that was rough
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-05, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By mikemets5

The ride started at 5 am from White Plains, NY...

The ride started at 5 am from White Plains, NY and went up to Great Barrington, MA and back.
Funny thing was that my legs felt great at the end, but my neck, hands, and yes down there were
sore. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-05, 06:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,707
Posted By mikemets5

How many ounces does this bottle hold?

How many ounces does this bottle hold?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-05, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By mikemets5

Just found this pic on my wife's cell phone. Not...

Just found this pic on my wife's cell phone. Not a good pic, sorry.
It's from my Double Century back in June, and it brought back some
memories.

The temp and humidity were both over 90 that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-05, 04:27 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-05, 05:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,595
Posted By mikemets5

Never, like sitting on a knife. Went back to the...

Never, like sitting on a knife. Went back to the trusted Aliante...ahhh, like molded air.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-05, 02:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,960
Posted By mikemets5

How many miles would an aluminum frame need to have to scare you off?

Hello,

I'm considering buying a second hand Pegoretti Fina Estampa. Its a 2003, and has about 6,500 miles on it. Not raced but ridden pretty hard.

Would the miles scare you off?

Thanks,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-05, 06:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 866
Posted By mikemets5

Finished the month with 1,052...OK, now for July,...

Finished the month with 1,052...OK, now for July, and my commute in tomorrow morning will be a nice way to get it going.

I love riding my bike!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-05, 04:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 866
Posted By mikemets5

My commute is 16 miles each way. I usually ride...

My commute is 16 miles each way. I usually ride in direct in the am, but often take a variety of longer rides home. I end up commuting about 3 days a week.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-05, 09:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 866
Posted By mikemets5

1,016 miles to date (plan on commuting home...

1,016 miles to date (plan on commuting home tomorrow night the long way, so should end the month with about 1,050) for June. Home for dinner every night, but 5 (out of 30), and home for lunch every...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-05, 04:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,211
Posted By mikemets5

guess about 93F or so, and I got in 63 between...

guess about 93F or so, and I got in 63 between 8-12

BTW - did my Double Century (203 miles) a couple of weeks ago with both the temp and humidity
over 90. Started at 5 AM, and finished at 7...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-05, 06:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,926
Posted By mikemets5

Bebop

Bebop
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-05, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 712
Posted By mikemets5

Thanks, the Pledge worked great.

Thanks, the Pledge worked great.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-05, 05:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 712
Posted By mikemets5

Do you apply anything to your carbon frames...

...after you've given them a bath? i.e. polish of some kind?

Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-05, 05:24 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,492
Posted By mikemets5

Hey, I have Italian carbon fiber :eek: I love...

Hey, I have Italian carbon fiber :eek:
I love ALL bikes by the way, and feel a kinship with anybody on a bike, of any kind.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-05, 05:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,158
Posted By mikemets5

Thanks for the kind words and advice. A few...

Thanks for the kind words and advice.
A few responses (I'm just back from an easy 20 miles, and have to get to work....but hope to get in a few hours this evening)

Got up at 3:50 AM because I had...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-05, 07:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,158
Posted By mikemets5

Just completed my first Double Century, and need some advice

Yesterday was a big day for me :D

I completed my first Double Century, 203+ I rode it with 2 other riders, and it really went very well. The route went from White Plains, NY to North...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-05, 07:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,108
Posted By mikemets5

661 for May. I'm hoping for my first 1,000 mile...

661 for May. I'm hoping for my first 1,000 mile month this June, my best month to date is 930, back in '03.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-05, 05:34 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 29,015
Posted By mikemets5

"calm" Nag

"calm" Nag
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-05, 09:21 AM
Replies: 26,623
Views: 16,817,099
Posted By mikemets5

My new C50 59 PR00 Chorus Zero Gravity...

My new C50

59
PR00
Chorus
Zero Gravity Brakes
Eurus

Happy Cyclist :D
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-05, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By mikemets5

Tire pressure for Vittorias?

Hi guys,

Just got my new bike, and have decided to try out some new tires, Vittoria Open Corsa EVO CX.

The recommended tire pressure is 8-10 bars (116 - 145 psi) Do you actually fill them that...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-05, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By mikemets5

Started out from Katonah, headed down to New...

Started out from Katonah, headed down to New Caanac, Ct...back up to South Salem, NY to Danbury, Ct...over to Brewster, NY...over to Yorktown then down towards, Ossining, back up to Mount Kisco, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-05, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By mikemets5

just have to share...

OK, its not usually that great being me, but this week its not too bad. After today's solo century, a car comes and picks up my wife and me tomorrow at 5:30 AM to whisk us off to JFK for a few days...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-05, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By mikemets5

You're welcome, I love the Net :D

You're welcome, I love the Net :D
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-05, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By mikemets5

www.branfordbike.com ...

www.branfordbike.com

http://www.branfordbike.com/cassette/cog16.html#item1
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-05, 11:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,370
Posted By mikemets5

My C50 was due by the end of February, but I was...

My C50 was due by the end of February, but I was just told it will be another 3-4 weeks from now, mid March. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-05, 02:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 797
Posted By mikemets5

38 F here in Westchester, NY Had 5"+ of snow...

38 F here in Westchester, NY
Had 5"+ of snow yesterday morning, but the roads were clear and dry.

57 miles with my best cycling bud, what a way to spend a Sunday :D
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-05, 09:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,736
Posted By mikemets5

borrow $2,000 and get a C50 :D

borrow $2,000 and get a C50 :D
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-05, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By mikemets5

tick, tick, tick

Oh the pain of the wait. When I oredered my C50 I was told that I was lucking in that what I wanted was already in the pipeline and would arrive by the end of February. Just got an update and it...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-05, 06:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,828
Posted By mikemets5

1F, 30+ mph winds, and a top speed of 42...

1F, 30+ mph winds, and a top speed of 42 mph...what does that windchill work out to be? :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-05, 07:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,579
Posted By mikemets5

not enough

not enough
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-05, 06:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,206
Posted By mikemets5

What's the difference between the KS and CX?

What's the difference between the KS and CX?
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