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10-23-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By aikigreg

I tried them on in the store. Even the richest...

I tried them on in the store. Even the richest winter gloves wouldn't fill the space. They're definitely not adjustable and no straps. But they are shaped to cover more of your hand so they don't...
10-22-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By aikigreg

Yeah, snug for a jacket, loose for a jersey....

Yeah, snug for a jacket, loose for a jersey. Won't flap much in the wind. I'll link it below. But the cuffs for like bell bottoms. I'm the recumbent position with my arms straight out it will funnel...
10-22-22, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By aikigreg

Windproof cycling jacket and gloves

Looked through other threads but they focused on other priorities. My commute is 7 miles and it doesn't get THAT cold here (low of 35 most of the winter) but the wind is bitter on me and my...
05-31-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By aikigreg

Tubeless wheel recommendation?

Looks like the wife wants a set of tubeless tires. I could use your recommendation for a brand that won't break the bank in 700c. I have a set of FLOs and they seem to be much more expensive now....
Forum: Texas
06-15-12, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 824
Posted By aikigreg

That's too bad! Everyone is different. My wife...

That's too bad! Everyone is different. My wife recently switched from her lower bottom bracket bike to a high racer and took off immediately. She's logged more miles just this year than she did in...
Forum: Texas
06-15-12, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,349
Posted By aikigreg

That's amazing and if they start doing this...

That's amazing and if they start doing this across the state, I'll love TXDOT forever.
Forum: Recumbent
06-12-12, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,045
Posted By aikigreg

Give it time. Lots of new muscles to develop. ...

Give it time. Lots of new muscles to develop. Then buy that RANS F5 and go screaming past the group!
Forum: Texas
06-12-12, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 824
Posted By aikigreg

What style of bike did she ride before? Was she...

What style of bike did she ride before? Was she a hardcore roadie, MTB, or ride a comfort bike? We could probably help with some ideas as to what bikes to try if you can give us some more details....
Forum: Texas
06-10-12, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 657
Posted By aikigreg

Anyome had a carbon fram done by SW frameworks?

The clearcoat is starting to come off my carbon bike, and I was thinking of having the whole thing done in a different color, paint over the carbon. I know they cater to the retro-grouch crowd but...
Forum: Texas
06-10-12, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,152
Posted By aikigreg

heal fast and complete!

heal fast and complete!
Forum: Texas
06-10-12, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 824
Posted By aikigreg

Whatever you do, stay away from RBM if you want...

Whatever you do, stay away from RBM if you want to look at bents. All they do is denigrate you for even considering anything other than a 'real bike." Especially women seem to be treated this way. ...
Forum: Recumbent
07-28-11, 02:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,258
Posted By aikigreg

There are plenty of races where bents can and do...

There are plenty of races where bents can and do mix - quite a few in Texas. Just none of the crits. I've raced plenty of other stuff. The next MAJOR event would be the tejas 500. www.tt24tt.com....
Forum: Texas
07-24-11, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 974
Posted By aikigreg

I rode with her a couple weeks ago - it was fun!

I rode with her a couple weeks ago - it was fun!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-11, 02:47 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,502
Posted By aikigreg

Done it on my lowracer. Going around a fast...

Done it on my lowracer. Going around a fast corner and had someone see me on their tail and changed their line. Had to come way inside to keep from going off the road and the rear wheel skidded a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 06:45 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,502
Posted By aikigreg

Honestly you guys won't have to worry about it...

Honestly you guys won't have to worry about it for a while, anyway. Most bent riders are not that into speed. Give the rest of us who are a chance, help us learn to paceline like any other rider,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-11, 02:25 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,502
Posted By aikigreg

First, I'd like to thank everyone for the...

First, I'd like to thank everyone for the extremely civil and honest discussion. It's not often that bents aren't just rejected on sight. It has taken me a year to get any recognition / acceptance...
Forum: Texas
06-30-11, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By aikigreg

Or I'll sleep in and miss the damn 200k entirely!...

Or I'll sleep in and miss the damn 200k entirely! At this point, I think it'd be easier if I started at 9pm, rode all night, and showed up at your door to keep you company to work before riding...
Forum: Texas
06-24-11, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By aikigreg

Any morning riders or riding groups in DFW?

I'm a teacher "off" for the summer and I'm bored riding by myself every day. I need someone to either chat with, or push me a little bit, or convince me to do the extra miles. I know the FWBA has...
Forum: Texas
06-24-11, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,043
Posted By aikigreg

C3hamby - I only rode back the 8-10 miles to the...

C3hamby - I only rode back the 8-10 miles to the previous turn, where my wife picked me up. Average speed was 29 point something.
Forum: Recumbent
05-17-11, 12:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 22,753
Posted By aikigreg

My 97 V-rex is still ticking, with all original...

My 97 V-rex is still ticking, with all original equipment except tires, idler, brake pads, chain and cassette, and seat mesh - all parts that wear out on bikes that haven't been abused. The wheels...
Forum: Texas
05-17-11, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 974
Posted By aikigreg

So it looks like Betsy or Jim.

So it looks like Betsy or Jim.
Forum: Texas
05-17-11, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 936
Posted By aikigreg

What he said. Plus, many are not such hardcore...

What he said. Plus, many are not such hardcore cyclists as yourself. They need the long breaks to sit and relax and regroup for the next leg of the journey. I can do a 100k with 1 bottle of water...
Forum: Texas
05-11-11, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 974
Posted By aikigreg

I hate to politicize on a forum, so I tried to...

I hate to politicize on a forum, so I tried to leave the names out :). Anyway, I voted last night. Get out there and vote the issues, people!
Forum: Texas
05-11-11, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 784
Posted By aikigreg

Man I wish I could race these with you guys!

Man I wish I could race these with you guys!
Forum: Texas
05-11-11, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,043
Posted By aikigreg

I had a great time. The wind started off pretty...

I had a great time. The wind started off pretty light, but certainly picked up! I was hoping for a 5 hour run, and ended up with 5:30. Still, not bad, except the last ten miles was torture? Did I...
Forum: Texas
05-05-11, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 974
Posted By aikigreg

There is another candidate who, IMO, offers a...

There is another candidate who, IMO, offers a much better all around view of transportation needs in FT Worth and will be more likely to make them a priority. I don't think Mrs. Price has that view,...
Forum: Texas
03-19-11, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,083
Posted By aikigreg

I've rced in that Aubrey TT, and it's definitely...

I've rced in that Aubrey TT, and it's definitely a good time. I may have to go to the one in May.
Forum: Texas
03-19-11, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 687
Posted By aikigreg

Thanks! I was too untrained to complete the...

Thanks! I was too untrained to complete the race, but I logged over 500 miles for the week. The winds and hills were KILLER but I had a blast!
Forum: Texas
03-11-11, 12:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 687
Posted By aikigreg

Hell Week

I'm headed down to the HC600 race, but will be going to Hellweek after that. Unfortunately, my roomie cancelled and I am without lodging. Anyone going and has an extra bed?
Forum: Texas
02-06-11, 12:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,083
Posted By aikigreg

Man, I gotta find a way to talk those Ft Worth...

Man, I gotta find a way to talk those Ft Worth dudes into letting me race. Maybe if I promise not to get in the mix until they get used to me......
Forum: Recumbent
09-27-10, 09:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,530
Posted By aikigreg

I ride both. have a single speed flat bar bike...

I ride both. have a single speed flat bar bike and a specialized roubaix. Still monumentally faster and more comfy on the bents, especially after 50 miles. Still love the bents more, but like the...
Forum: Texas
09-27-10, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,200
Posted By aikigreg

Did I miss the suggestion to join the FWBA on...

Did I miss the suggestion to join the FWBA on their many rides? I'm a little south of you, but you're welcome to come ride with me anytime. Tues, Thurs, Sat, or Sun. Just dependonds on time and...
Forum: Recumbent
08-16-10, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By aikigreg

Well, I had a DNS for the individual due to a...

Well, I had a DNS for the individual due to a sidewall blowout on the VK2 front wheel while warming up out on the roads, and couldn't make it to start on time. I was disappointed, but it was much...
Forum: Recumbent
08-12-10, 10:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 998
Posted By aikigreg

Nothing wrong with having both, because both are...

Nothing wrong with having both, because both are very much fun for different reasons. I don't have to ride bents - ican fit anything out there from the lowracers to the TT road bikes. I choose...
Forum: Recumbent
08-12-10, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By aikigreg

The guy on the red, white, and blue VK2 with the...

The guy on the red, white, and blue VK2 with the spiderman skinsuit will be me :)
Forum: Texas
08-12-10, 12:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,961
Posted By aikigreg

My recumbent club has attempted to address...

My recumbent club has attempted to address several issues with RBM over the years to no avail, costing them tens of thousands of dollars of business almost from myself alone, given the frequency with...
Replies: 34
Views: 3,580
Posted By aikigreg

This thread needs a sticky. Texas has the...

This thread needs a sticky.

Texas has the hotter N hell hundred. Only about 100' of climbing but one year I did it the temp was 112*. :) Idiot-dodging adds a nuance to the event as well.
...
Forum: Texas
08-01-10, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By aikigreg

She will be missed.

She will be missed.
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By aikigreg

Texas Time Trials / Tejas 500

RAAM qualifier, but there are all sorts of events. 4 person, 2 person, solo, and 48 and 36 hour starts. You can also do a 24 hour, 12 or 6 hour race. The trophies are the best I've ever seen, and...
Replies: 27
Views: 1,878
Posted By aikigreg

man I dig my ay-up lights. the thing is...

man I dig my ay-up lights. the thing is ridiculously light and I can carry two batteries that are suppposed to be good for 6 hours each, although I've always gotten 8 or 9. I've used them for...
Replies: 22
Views: 1,418
Posted By aikigreg

There's chipseal, and then there's boulderseal. ...

There's chipseal, and then there's boulderseal. I've ridden all through Oregon and that stuff is asphalt compared to what they're doing to us in Texas. TXDOT is going nuts, taking perfectly good...
Forum: Texas
07-31-10, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 874
Posted By aikigreg

Unfortunately, no. Thankfully I was with the...

Unfortunately, no. Thankfully I was with the lead group and the crash must have happened behind us. Saw at least 3 ambulances on the way to Glen Rose. On the way back there was a guy laying down a...
Forum: Texas
07-31-10, 08:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,031
Posted By aikigreg

Well, they don't let my kind race, so I just...

Well, they don't let my kind race, so I just have to win all the other stuff. I'll be at the August Texas Time Trial.
Forum: Texas
07-31-10, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,045
Posted By aikigreg

"racers should bring at least 1 literate...

"racers should bring at least 1 literate passenger to read signs." Hah!
Forum: Texas
07-29-10, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By aikigreg

That's the idea, I just don't know of anything...

That's the idea, I just don't know of anything flat and smooth offhand.
Forum: Texas
07-27-10, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By aikigreg

TMS ring road

Does anyone know where you can park to ride the ring road around the TMS? I'm looking to try and find a place to establish my CP30 so I need a fairly flat smooth road without a lot of traffic and as...
Forum: Texas
06-30-10, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 761
Posted By aikigreg

How did this turn out? I didn't catch the...

How did this turn out? I didn't catch the announcement in time, but keep me posted on the next one.
Forum: Texas
05-15-10, 08:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 21,346
Posted By aikigreg

Start in Mineral Wells, go to Tolar, to Glen...

Start in Mineral Wells, go to Tolar, to Glen Rose, To Meridian, to Cranfill's gap, to Hico, to Dublin, to Gordon, to Palo Pinto, and then North to the river and climb up the back side of the 3 amigos...
Forum: Texas
05-15-10, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By aikigreg

Unfortunately, TXDOT has come and ruined all the...

Unfortunately, TXDOT has come and ruined all the roads near Helotes for riding. Last year it was a wonderful place to ride, and now it's been chipsealed with small boulders.
Forum: Southwest
05-11-10, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 472
Posted By aikigreg

Tulsa riders:

I'm looking for a hotel that is seriously close to the saturday start of the 100 mile Tulsa Tough race. Other than the one listed for the event, any ideas?
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