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Forum: Texas
04-27-19, 04:17 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 59,006
Posted By SAGit

Have a fun and safe ride this weekend, y'all.

Have a fun and safe ride this weekend, y'all.
Forum: Texas
04-24-19, 04:38 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 59,006
Posted By SAGit

There is a probability that the Katy start...

There is a probability that the Katy start (Rhodes Stadium) will turn right when exiting the stadium and head North to the direction of Morton Rd instead of heading South to Highway 90 due to I-10...
Forum: Texas
04-24-19, 03:07 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 59,006
Posted By SAGit

My two favorite places for Chicken and Waffles...

My two favorite places for Chicken and Waffles are the Breakfast Club (Travis Ave. in mid-town Houston) and Jupiter Pizza and Waffles (Town Center in Sugar Land).

MS150 update:
It looks like we...
Forum: Texas
04-13-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 59,006
Posted By SAGit

I who how you feel. I am wayyyyyy undertrained...

I who how you feel.
I am wayyyyyy undertrained this year so I will swap out of 11-28 into 11-32 cassette. With the cassette swap, I can ride instead of walking on the hills.

Cancelled rides in...
Forum: Texas
04-06-19, 04:50 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 59,006
Posted By SAGit

Bbx

I wanted to back out of the BBX but my poor physical condition body said "No." Temperature was in the low 50s but with the North prevailing winter wind, it felt like riding in the 40s. With my body...
Forum: Texas
02-07-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 49,223
Posted By SAGit

I think you're absolutely right. There were also...

I think you're absolutely right. There were also some fogs hanging around early in the morning.

It turned out to be a very nice day for a ride. My initial goal was 71 miles but I only did 55...
Forum: Texas
02-07-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 59,006
Posted By SAGit

Gonna missed your enthusiasm. Your regular...

Gonna missed your enthusiasm. Your regular training updates motivate the rest of us to ride.
Forum: Texas
01-27-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 59,006
Posted By SAGit

Thanks for the reminder. I just joined you guys...

Thanks for the reminder. I just joined you guys and signed up today.
Forum: Texas
01-27-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 49,223
Posted By SAGit

Pedaling the Prairie, who's going? I love this...

Pedaling the Prairie, who's going? I love this ride but why the 9 A.M. start?
Forum: Texas
01-21-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,117
Posted By SAGit

Until the recent Brazos River flooding, for the...

Until the recent Brazos River flooding, for the Sugar Land folks, there is a trail along the Brazos River starting at "Tower Run" at the Sugar Land water tower next to Hwy 59/69. I got an App called...
Forum: Texas
01-19-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,117
Posted By SAGit

I don't see a drop on the number of riders on...

I don't see a drop on the number of riders on weekend rides but I don't have the actual numbers. However, I have two patterns that may support your observation. First, my local bike shop said that in...
Forum: Texas
12-21-18, 01:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,976
Posted By SAGit

It may be a marketing program by Trek but...

It may be a marketing program by Trek but probably has some weight with the research cited. I did not get a chance to read the referenced articles.
...
Forum: Texas
12-19-18, 05:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,976
Posted By SAGit

That's BRILLIANT! Thanks for doing the legal...

That's BRILLIANT! Thanks for doing the legal research.
Forum: Texas
12-18-18, 05:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,976
Posted By SAGit

Hi Jeff, Thank you for your advice and...

Hi Jeff,

Thank you for your advice and service as a Motorcycle Marshall. You guys do great work in keeping our rides safe.

Talking about LEO in a bad mood, this was my experience about 6 months...
Forum: Texas
12-17-18, 10:33 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,976
Posted By SAGit

https://www.dps.texas.gov/rsd/psb/News/blue_lights...

https://www.dps.texas.gov/rsd/psb/News/blue_lights.htm

Based on the Texas Trans. Code, only certain "motor vehicles" are allowed to use flashing lights. A bicycle is considered to be a vehicle but...
12-04-18, 06:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By SAGit

Check out the Bell Star Pro; Just make sure to...

Check out the Bell Star Pro; Just make sure to get the model with the shield. It's an aero helmet with limited ventilation so your head will be kinda warm in the summer but you can open the vents. In...
11-10-18, 05:21 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,948
Posted By SAGit

You're partly correct. The boring families...

You're partly correct.

The boring families probably eat the same meal on the two main holidays, but for many others, the meal varies. For X-mas, we generally add a roasted prime rib, venison or...
11-10-18, 04:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,948
Posted By SAGit

You should try to adopt our Thanksgiving meal. ...

You should try to adopt our Thanksgiving meal.

The Thanksgiving meal, IMHO, is the best meal of the year. It consists of roasted turkey, cranberry sauce, cornbread dressing or stuffing, baked...
10-31-18, 10:56 AM
10-29-18, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By SAGit

Thanks DDUB. I didn't think about the R5...

Thanks DDUB.

I didn't think about the R5 because the 2017 S3 could not take Continental 25mm on Enve wheels.
10-29-18, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By SAGit

Road (race geometry) rim brake frames that are wide enough for 28mm tire clearance.

I just bought a set of U shaped carbon rims. with Continental 4000S II 25mm, the tire width when inflated is about 28.5mm. Consequently, the rear wheel does not fit on my SuperSix Evo. With Xmas...
Forum: Texas
10-28-18, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By SAGit

Thanks for the reminder. It is not even listed on...

Thanks for the reminder. It is not even listed on BikeBarn's website, a site which I go often to see upcoming local rides.

I would send emails to:

1) All local bike shops
2) SWCC and NWCC
3)...
Forum: Texas
09-17-18, 04:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 836
Posted By SAGit

Check out Sugar Land Memorial Park and Festival...

Check out Sugar Land Memorial Park and Festival Park. There is a paved bike path which runs along University Blvd and turns into sidewalk path in Riverstone. The Brazos River Park/ Festival has some...
Forum: Texas
05-17-18, 04:09 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 49,223
Posted By SAGit

73 miles is very good for riding on roughly paved...

73 miles is very good for riding on roughly paved hills in the heat without energy bars. Kate's ride and Summer time classic in Fayetteville rides are coming up. I will probably do one.
Forum: Texas
05-16-18, 03:32 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 49,223
Posted By SAGit

How was the ride? It looks like that route heads...

How was the ride? It looks like that route heads further North than the R2R route.
Forum: Texas
05-03-18, 05:16 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 59,006
Posted By SAGit

If you know people who volunteered, please give...

If you know people who volunteered, please give them a big thank you for me. We had all the fun while they were working.
Forum: Texas
04-30-18, 05:31 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 59,006
Posted By SAGit

WOW! The ride through the parks was magical. With...

WOW! The ride through the parks was magical. With no oncoming traffic, riding along with other cyclists over the winding hills along the tree lined road was a ride of pure joy. Can't wait to do it...
Forum: Texas
04-27-18, 05:14 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 59,006
Posted By SAGit

I don't which route is the hilliest one but I...

I don't which route is the hilliest one but I believe the Challenge route through the parks is the most difficult of the three.
Forum: Texas
04-27-18, 06:00 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 59,006
Posted By SAGit

Thanks, we drove through road 1C last November...

Thanks, we drove through road 1C last November over the old pavement with all the hazards and didn't know they recently paved it.
Forum: Texas
04-24-18, 04:29 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 59,006
Posted By SAGit

Which roads are new and smooth? Bastrop Park?

Which roads are new and smooth? Bastrop Park?
Forum: Texas
04-23-18, 04:30 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 59,006
Posted By SAGit

Fundraising is easy this week (possible 4x of every dollar donated)

X2: Team match
X3: Company match
X4: MS Anonymous Donor match (up to 250k)
Forum: Texas
04-14-18, 05:23 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 59,006
Posted By SAGit

I love R2R. They do an amazing job getting riders...

I love R2R. They do an amazing job getting riders ready for the MS150.

Here we go again...another wet Saturday morning, then a cold and windy Sunday. It's time to bring back out the trainer. That...
Forum: Texas
04-13-18, 06:45 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 59,006
Posted By SAGit

You can still sign up. LOL Btw, why are you...

You can still sign up. LOL

Btw, why are you doing R2R when you're not riding in MS150?
Forum: Texas
04-08-18, 05:06 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 59,006
Posted By SAGit

Like you, I am out of shape and cannot lose the...

Like you, I am out of shape and cannot lose the weight in 3 weeks, so I am thinking about changing my small chain ring back to 34 or increase my cassette to 32 from 28. Yesterday's ride reminded me...
Forum: Texas
04-08-18, 04:53 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 59,006
Posted By SAGit

This ?&@?! Weather again? I am gonna pull out of...

This ?&@?! Weather again? I am gonna pull out of BBX, especially after yesterday's ride.

I think only about 250 riders showed up in Chappell Hill yesterday. It was cold, windy and misty. A...
Forum: Texas
04-07-18, 03:39 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 59,006
Posted By SAGit

The Grand Fondo is my favorite ride. I understand...

The Grand Fondo is my favorite ride. I understand ya about the hill into Anderson. I think is only about 8-10% grade but it feels much steeper.
Forum: Texas
04-06-18, 05:46 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 59,006
Posted By SAGit

Thinking about doing both Chappell Hill and BBX this weekend.

I am way out of shape and with only 3 weeks before the MS150, I got to do both to get ready. Anyone else?
Forum: Texas
03-01-18, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By SAGit

Mapmyride.com I would narrow the search by...

Mapmyride.com

I would narrow the search by adding geographical term such as "Katy", "the heights" or "Waller"...etc
Forum: Texas
02-21-18, 05:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,358
Posted By SAGit

Looks like rain in the forecast this weekend...

Looks like rain in the forecast this weekend :foo:
I have a rear fender for my road bike so the fella behind me (and by back side) won't get too much of the spray, but the washing and cleaning the...
Forum: Texas
01-22-18, 06:40 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 59,006
Posted By SAGit

5. Entertainment/meals/corporate boxes...

5. Entertainment/meals/corporate boxes deductions. Corporate managements are talking about it while waiting for IRS regulations.
Forum: Texas
01-22-18, 06:36 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 59,006
Posted By SAGit

1. Harvey? We don't really know until the final...

1. Harvey? We don't really know until the final number of registrants/riders tally in May2018. Sciguy was affected but he is still riding this year. Thank you Sciguy.

BP's Corporate building was...
Forum: Texas
01-21-18, 08:01 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 59,006
Posted By SAGit

Which will have the biggest impact on the 2018 BPMS150?

1. Harvey
2. New tax law eliminating charitable deductions
3. Energy companies are still trimming fat
4. New finish line
5. Companies may not be able to deduct entertainment expenses (bbq and...
Forum: Texas
12-05-17, 06:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,976
Posted By SAGit

Bicycle Interstate in Houston?

I saw this discussion in another Houston forum which was not familiar to me. I thought it might be relevant in this thread.
...
Forum: Texas
11-07-17, 07:02 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 49,223
Posted By SAGit

On Saturdays, you can head West on the West Park...

On Saturdays, you can head West on the West Park Toll Way 10' or15' (or 25' on 1093) towards South Katy: Handlebar Cyclery or Lifetime Fitness Katy. Both have A,B and C groups. Southwest Cycling Club...
Forum: Texas
11-07-17, 06:48 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 49,223
Posted By SAGit

I believe Katy Flat Land, Fort Bend Literacy and...

I believe Katy Flat Land, Fort Bend Literacy and Bluebonnet rides allow tag-a-long. Start in the last group with the shortest distance and y'all will be out of most of the bike traffic. I would make...
Forum: Texas
10-21-17, 04:20 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,075
Posted By SAGit

Sciguy, So sorry to hear about your property...

Sciguy,
So sorry to hear about your property loss.

Btw, was it you riding to Fulshear last Sunday morning? I saw a rider in a Phillip66 jersey on a green Specialized Roubaix riding with another...
Forum: Texas
09-30-17, 05:16 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,075
Posted By SAGit

It was my pleasure to get you back on the bike....

It was my pleasure to get you back on the bike. The bike community would not be the same without you riding and blogging. Besides, I wouldnt want you to miss the MS150 this year. So please let me...
Forum: Texas
09-19-17, 05:30 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,075
Posted By SAGit

Hi Sciguy, We met a few years ago at Bike for...

Hi Sciguy,
We met a few years ago at Bike for Mike when you still had your Surly. I am so sorry for the difficulties you're going through. I have extra bikes that you can borrow.

My 51cm CAAD9...
Forum: Texas
05-05-17, 03:06 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 49,223
Posted By SAGit

I will look for you. Btw, did your wife...

I will look for you.

Btw, did your wife stop cycling? Should have told her "We are going on a picnic at the vineyard after sight seeing on the bike."
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