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09-01-11, 08:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 27,904
Posted By tortugaflats

had gutr and lost it. worked really well. just...

had gutr and lost it. worked really well. just uncomfortable under helmet and with use of sunglasses. replaced with halo headband. work but not as good. more comfortable under helmet. has to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-11, 09:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,259
Posted By tortugaflats

http://www.menshealth.com/fitness/your-brain-multi...

http://www.menshealth.com/fitness/your-brain-multiple-concussions/page/3

this article covers a lot of the long term effects of having a concussion. with your background of having numerous...
08-20-11, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By tortugaflats

put 3500 on my rear tire before the indicators...

put 3500 on my rear tire before the indicators were worn out. thought about taking them further but it appeared to have small microcracks starting to develop around the tire in the area that had been...
08-05-11, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,302
Posted By tortugaflats

this doesn't make sense. you say when you are...

this doesn't make sense. you say when you are pedaling hard there is little weight or pressure on your hands. then later you speak of two ways to take pressure off your hands. depending on what you...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-11, 02:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,439
Posted By tortugaflats

stopped at a busy intersection with a buddy and...

stopped at a busy intersection with a buddy and unclipped left foot. a mosquito took the opportunity to bite my right leg around the ankle. without thinking i looked over to my right side to swat...
08-04-11, 02:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,433
Posted By tortugaflats

http://www.messengermirror.com/ like this...

http://www.messengermirror.com/

like this one. it's small and works ok for me. i like my headphones and while riding i just glance every so often to see if anything is approaching. anyone who has...
08-04-11, 02:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,059
Posted By tortugaflats

really hot days i wear one of the heat gear...

really hot days i wear one of the heat gear shirts by under armor or nike. they are super thin and wick moisture away fast. now is the time to get to one of the sporting goods stores that have them...
08-03-11, 03:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,371
Posted By tortugaflats

shiner bock

shiner bock
08-03-11, 03:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,593
Posted By tortugaflats

thought the seat post was wrapped to look like...

thought the seat post was wrapped to look like carbon. guess i was wrong. anyway one thing you may want to discuss with the lbs is the wheels. see if they will give you credit for the stock ones and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-11, 09:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 793
Posted By tortugaflats

guys like you helped me recoup some of my entry...

guys like you helped me recoup some of my entry fee for the tour de tucson a couple of years back. next time i am carrying a backpack for all of the stuff people threw away.
07-04-11, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 472
Posted By tortugaflats

wow those are deserted streets. does anyone leave...

wow those are deserted streets. does anyone leave their homes there
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-11, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 561
Posted By tortugaflats

http://www.hammernutrition.com/hnt/1273/ ...

http://www.hammernutrition.com/hnt/1273/

here ya go
06-14-11, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By tortugaflats

good to know. i can fit into xl pearl izumis but...

good to know. i can fit into xl pearl izumis but need xxl in LG. at 260 with 40 inch waist
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-11, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By tortugaflats

chinese tubes

chinese tubes
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-11, 08:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,661
Posted By tortugaflats

how did you lose the nut? can't think of...

how did you lose the nut? can't think of anything that has fallen off my bike except me.
05-31-11, 08:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,416
Posted By tortugaflats

how long are you riding in the drops? i prefer to...

how long are you riding in the drops? i prefer to ride the hoods most of the time. i'd get into the drops riding into the wind but not for a whole ride.
05-31-11, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By tortugaflats

dam things huge. trek make a 65 cm?

dam things huge. trek make a 65 cm?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-11, 07:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,232
Posted By tortugaflats

that's funny

that's funny
05-27-11, 02:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,247
Posted By tortugaflats

picked up a kontact helmet from rudy project nice...

picked up a kontact helmet from rudy project nice helmet. shipped for less than $50 bucks a couple of months ago. check out performance or nashbar. they are always having sales.
05-27-11, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By tortugaflats

did u use a pocket knife to take the tire off? ...

did u use a pocket knife to take the tire off? bead is in pretty bad shape.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-11, 06:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,881
Posted By tortugaflats

when i pick someone up that just appear out of...

when i pick someone up that just appear out of nowhere. time to clear the snot out of the nose. they either back off or speed up. works every time
05-21-11, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By tortugaflats

check the floor for the screw where the bike was...

check the floor for the screw where the bike was located. could have come off when someone stomped on it
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-11, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,594
Posted By tortugaflats

how does a pic help?

how does a pic help?
05-06-11, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,103
Posted By tortugaflats

all my shorts and bibs have to have a little...

all my shorts and bibs have to have a little adjustment. only have one pair that actually fits properly. the others are a little on the big side from some weight loss and just overuse. looking to...
05-06-11, 05:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,379
Posted By tortugaflats

so the deluxe is the way to go? is there really...

so the deluxe is the way to go? is there really a lot of difference between the lower end model?
05-04-11, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By tortugaflats

try pushing the lever in to relieve the pressure...

try pushing the lever in to relieve the pressure and hold. at the same time push down on the thumb trigger. mine did this once before and that was how i got it to shift.
04-29-11, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By tortugaflats

la nina just makes winter longer for yall and dry...

la nina just makes winter longer for yall and dry and windy for us in the southwest
04-24-11, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By tortugaflats

personally i use charizo grease. doesn't help...

personally i use charizo grease. doesn't help with the dogs but really super slick
04-20-11, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By tortugaflats

shoes. try lubricating cleats to see if they are...

shoes. try lubricating cleats to see if they are rubbing on new pedals
04-18-11, 07:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,924
Posted By tortugaflats

i will give it a try this summer. thanks for the...

i will give it a try this summer. thanks for the info
04-16-11, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By tortugaflats

frebreeze. not sure how you spell it. just...

frebreeze. not sure how you spell it. just kidding. toss the saddle if it is really that bad and annoying.
04-16-11, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,977
Posted By tortugaflats

you got 11 yrs out of your battery. mine only...

you got 11 yrs out of your battery. mine only last if lucky around 2
04-16-11, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By tortugaflats

bead did not catch in the rim. hundred of...

bead did not catch in the rim. hundred of threads to correct the problem
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-11, 04:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,345
Posted By tortugaflats

the last set i installed i unfolded and hung them...

the last set i installed i unfolded and hung them out in the sun. truthfully they were still a bear to get on.
04-14-11, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 556
Posted By tortugaflats

hee haw. my bad. what was i thinkin

hee haw. my bad. what was i thinkin
04-14-11, 06:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 556
Posted By tortugaflats

then why did you ask. go with the mavics. not...

then why did you ask. go with the mavics.
not trying to change your mind but i went with the velocity deep v 36 hole 105 hub from prowheelbuilder and have had zero problems over the last 2000...
04-10-11, 04:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,616
Posted By tortugaflats

rode the wind sat morning. we hauled our bikes to...

rode the wind sat morning. we hauled our bikes to columbus n.m. and road back to el paso 68 miles avg 22.5 mph. about 3.5 hours. lot of fun
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-11, 08:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,130
Posted By tortugaflats

how warm is it there at 5:30? i ride summer...

how warm is it there at 5:30? i ride summer mornings early before it gets too hot but in the fall riding at the same time is difficult.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-11, 09:24 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,939
Posted By tortugaflats

should have got off your bike and got your ass...

should have got off your bike and got your ass kicked by that girl.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-11, 09:01 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,641
Posted By tortugaflats

check to see if any were involved in an unsolved...

check to see if any were involved in an unsolved murder.
04-04-11, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,442
Posted By tortugaflats

may have one at home. replaced seat clamp on mine...

may have one at home. replaced seat clamp on mine before discovering cracked frame. 5 minutes at lbs and 6 bucks later had new clamp ( take off from an s-works bike).
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-11, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By tortugaflats

let some air out and massage bead of tire into...

let some air out and massage bead of tire into place. slowly inflate to make sure the bead catches
03-30-11, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By tortugaflats

looks like derailleur is not moving but chain is....

looks like derailleur is not moving but chain is. check cassette for bent tooth.
03-30-11, 08:13 PM
03-28-11, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By tortugaflats

should be able to turn the tip of the nozzle to...

should be able to turn the tip of the nozzle to tighten up the insides. probably set to schrader valve.
03-28-11, 06:10 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-11, 05:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,164
Posted By tortugaflats

i like winter here. i can ride more in winter...

i like winter here. i can ride more in winter than spring. 20+ mph winds suck
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-11, 03:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,151
Posted By tortugaflats

every blue moon someone sells tires here on...

every blue moon someone sells tires here on craigslist at a decent price. too bad the schools team doesn't have a sponsor to hook yall up with tires
03-27-11, 03:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 723
Posted By tortugaflats

kerrvillian looking forward to ECHT. gonna miss...

kerrvillian looking forward to ECHT. gonna miss the beer and brats though. praying for good weather and a lot of fun. meeting my brother who i did the gasp with last year and booked rooms at the...
03-26-11, 05:17 PM
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