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07-22-09, 02:21 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 19,033
Posted By Bob S.

MY sense is that Lance rode a team ride today. ...

MY sense is that Lance rode a team ride today. Too bad he missed the separation, but he sure covered after that and did a very nice job of picking up Kloden as he went by. Nice to see him still up...
Forum: Northeast
01-28-08, 09:00 PM
08-26-06, 05:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By Bob S.

Ouch! Good luck & speedy recovery to your buddy....

Ouch! Good luck & speedy recovery to your buddy. Call & let animal control take care of the dog. Don't get yourself in trouble with the law on it (or: it someone takes care of this situation, do...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-06, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By Bob S.

Congrats. It is refreshing to know that some...

Congrats. It is refreshing to know that some ailments can be remidied so easily. Bob
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-06, 03:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,004
Posted By Bob S.

'During a previous RAAM from Huntington Beach,...

'During a previous RAAM from Huntington Beach, California to Atlantic City, New Jersey in 1985, he did not stop to sleep for 64 hours until reaching Amarillo, Texas.'

Holly Smokes. That is some...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-06, 02:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,110
Posted By Bob S.

+1. Here is to hoping that you have a good...

+1. Here is to hoping that you have a good ride, get work in your shop, have clod beer, & lots of time w/ your family.
08-01-06, 05:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,222
Posted By Bob S.

Sounds like an opertunity for you to get the...

Sounds like an opertunity for you to get the Board of Ed. to buy you a new bike. :rolleyes:
Seriously,glad you are ok.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-06, 07:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,747
Posted By Bob S.

+1. Good choice. Enjoy the ride. I trust that...

+1. Good choice. Enjoy the ride. I trust that you will enjoy your Ti ride as much as the rest of us do. Bob
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-06, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,270
Posted By Bob S.

Mark; Thanks for the report on the Blueridge. I...

Mark; Thanks for the report on the Blueridge. I have have considered getting one of those for a while now. Dreaming that some day I can back to doing some loaded touring.

I have put a few...
07-27-06, 06:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,188
Posted By Bob S.

I certainly hope that he did Not. If he didn't,...

I certainly hope that he did Not. If he didn't, I hope that he can prove that he did not. None the less, his victory will forever be clouded even if he is able to prove that he didn't.
07-27-06, 06:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 746
Posted By Bob S.

Congratulations. Well done to your family.

Congratulations. Well done to your family.
07-27-06, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 476
Posted By Bob S.

The Seagull century would be an excellent venue! ...

The Seagull century would be an excellent venue! The question is: Will DG ride his new bike East to make the ride? Bob
07-27-06, 06:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 476
Posted By Bob S.

DG; Welome back & glad to learn that your pop is...

DG; Welome back & glad to learn that your pop is doing better. Bob
07-27-06, 06:31 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,063
Posted By Bob S.

Denver; Good thread. Thanks for raising the...

Denver; Good thread. Thanks for raising the subject. Bob
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-06, 06:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 795
Posted By Bob S.

+1. Nice answer. Bob

+1. Nice answer. Bob
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-06, 06:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 905
Posted By Bob S.

+1. Belt & suspenders approach. My kind of...

+1. Belt & suspenders approach. My kind of thinking.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-06, 06:11 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,681
Posted By Bob S.

+1. Consider it interval training. Ride @ your...

+1. Consider it interval training. Ride @ your normal pace, chose a given time or distance and ride @ your target cadence. Then relax @ your normal pace. When recovered (or almost so) ride the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-06, 12:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,371
Posted By Bob S.

That's what a 'sew-up' patch kit is for. While I...

That's what a 'sew-up' patch kit is for. While I don't carry one these days, I have, on a few occasions, repaired tubulars road side. The best I can say for that process is: It helps build...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-06, 06:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 815
Posted By Bob S.

Ripa; I did something similar for my 2 sons this...

Ripa; I did something similar for my 2 sons this past Christmas. One 12 yo & one 14 yo. Both are almost @ their expected height. Both learned to ride on a vintage Bridgestone w/ tubulars & are...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-06, 06:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,371
Posted By Bob S.

+1. Clinchers will never feel the same. ...

+1. Clinchers will never feel the same. Congrats on the bargain. I am currently enjoying some bargin SSC's tubular wheels & competion tires picked up a v. good price through Ebay. They are in...
07-18-06, 08:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 511
Posted By Bob S.

Suzie; Welcome. Back issues & Dr's instructions...

Suzie; Welcome. Back issues & Dr's instructions to aviod running are what movivated me to return to biking. Many good folk here. Bob
07-17-06, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,220
Views: 98,958
Posted By Bob S.

+1. Well stated.

+1. Well stated.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-06, 06:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,695
Posted By Bob S.

Rob; Good plan. Enjoy the rides. Don't forget...

Rob; Good plan. Enjoy the rides. Don't forget your phone, pencil/paper & camera. Leave the other stuff @ home. Bob
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-06, 06:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,205
Posted By Bob S.

George; I have never riden a Tuscany & can't...

George; I have never riden a Tuscany & can't comment on it. However, I can offer that my son has a 2002 Classic which I have put many miles on. It is a wonderful bilke. Words do not do justice to...
07-14-06, 09:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,916
Posted By Bob S.

I have a well worn pair of Bata Bikers, vintage...

I have a well worn pair of Bata Bikers, vintage late 70's. Those things are great. I wish I could find another pair. I knew I should have purchased a couple extra pair. Bob
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-06, 08:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 730
Posted By Bob S.

I wish that my lbs was as reasonable as yours. ...

I wish that my lbs was as reasonable as yours. I'll trade you even up. Bob
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-06, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By Bob S.

It will become normal very quickly. You will...

It will become normal very quickly. You will come to love the new stuff. Personally, I never liked those suicide levers. My Nishiki had them, I was hppy to se them go when I purchased my Mondia. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-06, 05:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 730
Posted By Bob S.

+1. SL's can usually be found on ebay below the...

+1. SL's can usually be found on ebay below the common retailer price. Bob
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-06, 05:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 539
Posted By Bob S.

A big well done to the new haven Police. My...

A big well done to the new haven Police. My compliments to your wife on her wisdom. Now, the right person was charged. Please keep us posted on the outcome as the case moves forward. Bob
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-06, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 40,151
Posted By Bob S.

Valid comments above. My suggestion is to find a...

Valid comments above. My suggestion is to find a different lbs to buy from; one where the sales staff is more interested in helping you vice scaring. Bob
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-06, 09:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 306
Posted By Bob S.

I have purchased 4 bikes on Ebay. All were fine...

I have purchased 4 bikes on Ebay. All were fine transactions. 3 were excellent. Exactly what I expected. The sellers were top notch. The 4th was a good transaction, the seller just missed the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-06, 06:13 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 17,308
Posted By Bob S.

Please add me to the PM info list. I will...

Please add me to the PM info list. I will probably be riding w/ my 12 y/o son. It will be his first organized event. He has asked to do the Seagull w/ me later this year, it should be a good...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-06, 08:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 255
Posted By Bob S.

Enjoy the new gear. Treat your bride well. She...

Enjoy the new gear. Treat your bride well. She is a keeper.
07-01-06, 06:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 790
Posted By Bob S.

Oh, so true. It is painful to think about. Is...

Oh, so true. It is painful to think about. Is that why we ride?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-06, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By Bob S.

Funny, same thing with my son. Turns out, the...

Funny, same thing with my son. Turns out, the best advice we recieved was from MD family friends & relitives.

Sounds like the bike on the trainer is the best way to go, assuming the ortho has...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-06, 05:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By Bob S.

TitaniuMerlin; My 14 yo son had the same...

TitaniuMerlin; My 14 yo son had the same diagnosis in April. He lucked out. The Ortho assumed the worse, the ligaments were not torn, it was simply a severe soft tissue/bleeding event. His foot...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-06, 05:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 317
Posted By Bob S.

This has been noted and is now part of your...

This has been noted and is now part of your perminant record.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-06, 11:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 596
Posted By Bob S.

14Max; Congrats on the new ride & welcome to the...

14Max; Congrats on the new ride & welcome to the world of ti bikes. You will love the way your bike rides. As stated before, the 2005 & earlier Firenzes rode had a nice ride. Bob
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-06, 09:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 621
Posted By Bob S.

It certainly is easier being a Fred & not having...

It certainly is easier being a Fred & not having to worry about such things. Bob
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-06, 04:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 547
Posted By Bob S.

Man; I was afraid I was going to see a repeat of...

Man; I was afraid I was going to see a repeat of the squirrel in the spokes photo. Cute cat. Put the cat in the other room. Bob
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-06, 05:48 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,019
Posted By Bob S.

Rad; Nice work. I sure do wish that you lived...

Rad; Nice work. I sure do wish that you lived near me. It must be fun to stop by your place from time to time, have beer, talk & work on bike. Enjoy. Bob
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-06, 06:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 236
Posted By Bob S.

Congratulations. Enjoy the ride & fine bike. ...

Congratulations. Enjoy the ride & fine bike. Bob
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-06, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By Bob S.

Nice score. Looks like nice carbon work. Shame...

Nice score. Looks like nice carbon work. Shame to cover it up. However, I am certain that the paint job will look as nice as the one on the fast attack. Bob
06-25-06, 04:58 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,297
Posted By Bob S.

+1. I am very happy with my Lemond Ti Victorie....

+1. I am very happy with my Lemond Ti Victorie. Bob
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-06, 09:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 405
Posted By Bob S.

Heck of a buy. Congratulations.

Heck of a buy. Congratulations.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-06, 08:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 590
Posted By Bob S.

Sin; Congratulations on riding the blowout...

Sin; Congratulations on riding the blowout upright to a safe stop. :eek: Welcome the the tubular fan club!:D Bob
Forum: Foo
06-21-06, 07:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 565
Posted By Bob S.

What is that old addage about monkeys &...

What is that old addage about monkeys & typewriters?

Thanks Joe.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-06, 02:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,617
Posted By Bob S.

+1. Kind of a no brainer to me. Bob

+1. Kind of a no brainer to me. Bob
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-06, 02:45 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,366
Posted By Bob S.

You should be ashamed. That was cruel. You...

You should be ashamed. That was cruel. You offered him an excuse... You planted the seed...You feed the addiction! Now Briscoe will want to upgrade the frame.

It is a disease. Funny to watch...
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