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Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-12, 08:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 722
Posted By bjh000

I use the otterbox commuter, it's definitely not...

I use the otterbox commuter, it's definitely not as much protection but it is still great and way smaller than the others and still a ton better than other generic cases, less rubber so its easier to...
Forum: Commuting
03-08-12, 09:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 974
Posted By bjh000

I don't want to switch pedals for when I go out...

I don't want to switch pedals for when I go out on regular rides so platforms and powerstraps are out. Its looking like spds with a commuting shoe and a road shoe is going to be the way to go
Forum: Commuting
03-07-12, 08:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 974
Posted By bjh000

question about pedals/shoes

I'm going to start commuting to work but the problem is once I get there I have to walk through a concrete warehouse floor. I'm using a road bike and I really don't want to eat **** trying to walk...
Forum: Commuting
03-03-12, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,012
Posted By bjh000

Thanks guys. Its a felt f95. So far I like the...

Thanks guys. Its a felt f95. So far I like the look and idea of the race blades. Its not a long commute so not having full length fenders shouldn't be a big problem
Forum: Commuting
03-02-12, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,012
Posted By bjh000

fenders for a road bike?

Any suggestions? I plan to commute to work and I only have one bike. Its a road bike so there arent any mounts for the fenders and tire clearance is pretty slim. Thanks for any help
Forum: Commuting
02-23-12, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By bjh000

Thanks for the tips guys. Lockers sounded great...

Thanks for the tips guys. Lockers sounded great to me but not so much to the boss. So a simple serpentine rack is getting installed. Luckily it will be behind a fence. Not an ideal situation bit...
Forum: Commuting
02-22-12, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By bjh000

Bike rack suggestions for work

The company I work for doesn't want bikes stored inside but said they'll purchase and install a bike rack outside. Anyone know of a good rack I could suggest to them? It needs to hold 3-5 bikes and...
Forum: Triathlon
08-05-10, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 942
Posted By bjh000

I have to agree with lovestoride, 68 really isn't...

I have to agree with lovestoride, 68 really isn't bad. I also really doubt that you were hyperventilating in 73 degree water. Its a mental thing. If a wetsuit will ease your issue then go for it. But...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-10, 02:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,367
Posted By bjh000

For what it's worth, I have the felt f95 and...

For what it's worth, I have the felt f95 and really enjoy it. It has microshift brifters and tiagra/sora setup that's stock. I don't really think there is much for pros or cons on the microshift, but...
Forum: Triathlon
07-15-10, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 559
Posted By bjh000

You can go on active.com and put in your city and...

You can go on active.com and put in your city and it will give you any tri's in your area. Also check to see if your town has a tri club, they'll often hold their own events that might not be up on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-10, 01:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,745
Posted By bjh000

Never call last run.

Never call last run.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-10, 11:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By bjh000

1. You could probably get some of the rust off...

1. You could probably get some of the rust off with some steel wool but be careful not to scuff up the paint
2. I really wouldn't bother painting it. Its a big pain and hardly ever comes out looking...
Forum: Triathlon
07-09-10, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 892
Posted By bjh000

You know what helps your swimming? Swimming.

You know what helps your swimming?

Swimming.
Forum: Triathlon
07-05-10, 07:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 995
Posted By bjh000

What sirius said is good. You should set up a...

What sirius said is good. You should set up a solid and strict training plan. Look to see if there are any tri clubs in your area you can train with. That swim plan looks decent but you really just...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-10, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By bjh000

Are you serious? I really hope not.

Are you serious? I really hope not.
Forum: Triathlon
06-30-10, 09:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,656
Posted By bjh000

You are supposed to run against traffic. As far...

You are supposed to run against traffic. As far as running on the road instead of sidewalks, there are a bunch of reasons... like Dalai said, sidewalks are usually concrete and much harder on your...
06-27-10, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By bjh000

couple basic questions

I'm working on building up a bike but I'm stuck on a couple of pieces and the search on this site is awful. I picked up a wheelset on clist and it came with a 14t cog. It also turned out that there's...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-10, 06:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,164
Posted By bjh000

Whatever you do, don't cheap out on the tool. I...

Whatever you do, don't cheap out on the tool. I once learned the hard way and stripped the threads on the tool while taking the chain off. Then had to go and buy a park tools one in order to get it...
Forum: Triathlon
05-18-10, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 872
Posted By bjh000

waterproof athletic tape?

Lately I've been getting a serious cramp in my foot when swimming and/or running. It makes me unable to swim and I have to stop and try to get it to relax. It seems like its coming from my middle toe...
Forum: Triathlon
05-10-10, 04:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,127
Posted By bjh000

To sock or not to sock

Just wondering what everyone does for socks at the race. Is there an easy way to get socks on wet feet? Other than starting with them already scrunched up. I went for a ride for the first time...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-10, 07:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,133
Posted By bjh000

Bell Array ...

Bell Array

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Forum: Northeast
05-07-10, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By bjh000

right by south campus. near manley field house....

right by south campus. near manley field house. thanks for the tip.
Forum: Northeast
05-06-10, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By bjh000

Anyone from Syracuse, NY?

Just looking for good routes to take around 20-40 miles. Seems like everything near me is littered with stop signs and lights.

Also looking for other people to ride with.
Forum: Triathlon
04-24-10, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,959
Posted By bjh000

You could still take lessons. Most pools will...

You could still take lessons. Most pools will have different levels for their lessons. It's not just for people just getting into the water for the first time. Most of the time you don't even have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-10, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By bjh000

anyone else get foot cramps?

Today after a 20 mile ride, I took my shoe off and my left foot just kind of seized up. It's happened before while riding and also while swimming. Its located in the middle of the foot right where...
Forum: Triathlon
04-20-10, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By bjh000

Aero bars?

Just how much time could I save by using these in a tri? It's my first season and I've got 3 sprints scheduled this summer and I was trying to figure out if these will really help me that much in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-10, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 898
Posted By bjh000

Surprising find on my ride today

Today I took a nice trip around a lake nearby with the girlfriend and things great so we decided to take some pictures

http://www.flickr.com/photos/48542802@N02/4511320279/in/photostream/

Then...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-10, 05:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,101
Posted By bjh000

it was definitely funny and I wasn't at all hurt...

it was definitely funny and I wasn't at all hurt (physically or spiritually) My question is more on the side of is there a good way to get unclipped after that? Or do you just struggle till free?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-10, 07:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,101
Posted By bjh000

Took my first spill. Need some advice...

This morning when I stopped for a stop sign, I unclipped my one foot and somehow lost balance and couldn't get my other foot out fast enough and took the fall. I know they say it happens to everyone,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-10, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By bjh000

First ride of the season recap

Wow. You realize how out of shape you got over the winter real quick. The ride started out with pretty steady climb for the first 6 miles, about 800 ft. May not seem like a lot, but today, for me, it...
Forum: Triathlon
03-16-10, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,103
Posted By bjh000

running/cycling breathing technique help

I'm training for my first series of tri's this summer and I'm just wondering if there is a proper way of breathing or if it's just whatever works for you. Right now for running I am breathing in...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-10, 01:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,389
Posted By bjh000

Yeah I just had it fit and was hoping that would...

Yeah I just had it fit and was hoping that would have fixed the problem, but nope. I'll get some cycling shorts and see how that goes.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-10, 01:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,389
Posted By bjh000

for the guys

Alright, I've got a slightly personal question and hope I don't come across too crudely. Sometimes when I ride, especially when I get down in the drops, the head of my penis seems to retreat like its...
03-04-10, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By bjh000

colonics?

I know this is a strange place for this kind of question but I figured I toss this out to a bunch of athletes and see what comes back. I have been having some issues that diet and excersize h ave not...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-10, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By bjh000

advise on entry level women's bikes

My girlfriend is showing some interest in getting a bike. This would be her first road bike, and she's not completely sure if she would like it. We have been looking at the Felt ZW100. Does anyone...
02-27-10, 05:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,755
Posted By bjh000

It sounds like you need to stop worrying about...

It sounds like you need to stop worrying about all the nit picking and what everyone else thinks about the bike or the saddle or any of that. Use your head and pick the one you like. Just think about...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-10, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By bjh000

pedal/shoe question

This is probably a silly question but I'm looking to get my first set of clipless pedals and shoes. Do the cleats come with the shoes or pedals? Or do you have to buy them separately? Also, does...
Forum: Triathlon
02-14-10, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,267
Posted By bjh000

Question about relay teams in tri's

Maybe I'm missing something, but what is the point of doing a relay? And can someone tell me if they're up for the same standings as regular triathletes? If so that doesn't exactly seem fair. Or is...
07-01-09, 03:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,364
Posted By bjh000

Why not just get a backpack that will carry a...

Why not just get a backpack that will carry a skateboard? There are a million different companies that make them. Check out any skateshop. Dakine makes nice stuff and they all have lifetime...
06-30-09, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By bjh000

the wheels I bought are just a pair of alex...

the wheels I bought are just a pair of alex akx1.0 nothing great but far better than the originals. They fit onto the frame and the brakes line up. But I'm not sure if my chain would be compatible...
06-30-09, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By bjh000

need answers about upgrading my old raleigh

So this is the story... I bought a raleigh triumph a few months ago to see if I would actually like riding. Turns out I love it and want to upgrade, the only problem is that it seems like any new...
05-25-09, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 806
Posted By bjh000

the exposed metal is on the tire, not the rim.

the exposed metal is on the tire, not the rim.
05-22-09, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By bjh000

anyone know anything about the raleigh triumph?

I got this bike about a month ago. seems solid. I think its from the 80s but I cant find any info on this model anywhere. can someone help me out? just trying to find out about it.
05-22-09, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 806
Posted By bjh000

i checked the rim and nothing was out of the...

i checked the rim and nothing was out of the ordinary. the first time i think it was just the fact that they were old tubes and it was very hot after a long ride. but the second time, i dont know. i...
05-22-09, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 806
Posted By bjh000

front tubes keep popping please help

I have an old Raleigh from the 80s I think. Ive had it about a month and just checked the tire pressure yesterday. I filled them up and about 20 yards down the road, the back tube pops. Then as Im...
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