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04-19-12, 06:36 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 32,132
Posted By Dorsilfin

Next to the Ashokan reservoir in the Catskills of...

Next to the Ashokan reservoir in the Catskills of NY

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v125/Epton/Weight%20change/Roubaix.jpg
04-17-12, 12:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 580
Posted By Dorsilfin

Already ahead of you on the bike. =) I had the...

Already ahead of you on the bike. =) I had the next spring bought a Specialized Roubaix SL2, however I had to sell that for the downpayment on the house so I had to let the dream bike go.

I...
04-17-12, 09:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 580
Posted By Dorsilfin

How to get the drive back.

Well, Lets just say I used to be a ******.. Sitting at my deskjob sucking down a half pound burger and fries every day.

I looked like this. at 235+ pounds...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-10, 05:46 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 13,891
Posted By Dorsilfin

Got mine... Actually a pretty rocking jersey! 1+

Got mine... Actually a pretty rocking jersey! 1+
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-10, 08:28 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 13,891
Posted By Dorsilfin

If we get the jerseys... at least we can say we...

If we get the jerseys... at least we can say we have gotten something out of our tax dollars..
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-10, 04:40 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-10, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Dorsilfin

The Country is freezing.... Does Pcad still ride?

Title says it all..


lets Discuss..

Given my Fred status... I have been on the trainer for months cause im a wuss and dont even ride in the rain..


I have to wonder.. given Pcads Uber Fred...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-09, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,426
Posted By Dorsilfin

All Drivers should be required to retest every 3...

All Drivers should be required to retest every 3 years. if you fail you go through the whole license process again.. Guaranteed it would keep ALOT of the bad drivers caught up in the system and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-09, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By Dorsilfin

I figured it was.. Sent the guy an email...

I figured it was.. Sent the guy an email hopefully im the first one and its not a typo of some nature.. I cant imagine there being many bikers at a cooking school =) lol
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-09, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By Dorsilfin

Al Krieter Rollers + Wind Headunit. 98 bucks.. good deal?

Work classified went out today and someone had this listed. doesnt say what model but says good condition with 2 bands. Even the cheapest model from their website is 4x this.

Go for it?

(I...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-09, 01:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,382
Posted By Dorsilfin

How Flat was the ride that after 3 months you...

How Flat was the ride that after 3 months you were pulling 100 miles at an 18mph pace? we talking _______________________ ???

Glad you had a good time, I soloed my first 100 at a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-09, 12:16 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 13,891
Posted By Dorsilfin

still waiting.. Im pretty sure it was 8-12 weeks...

still waiting.. Im pretty sure it was 8-12 weeks from the end of the program.. not sure how hard it is to ship stuff out.. maybe they wanted to wait to see how many they got in before making the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-09, 07:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,497
Posted By Dorsilfin

After a week of the runs and not knowing what was...

After a week of the runs and not knowing what was wrong with me, ive lost about 8 pounds from not eating.. so i think that 8 pounds counters any weight gain while im off the bike recovering =)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-09, 07:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,497
Posted By Dorsilfin

Fear me Weight weenies!

im so hardcore... I willed my Appendix into getting inflamed so they had to take it out monday night.. >< F this pain lol..

But.. im a few grams lighter... =) lol
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-09, 09:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,449
Posted By Dorsilfin

I loved the new bike, but I dont think its about...

I loved the new bike, but I dont think its about the bike..

it makes me want to ride more .. but I dont see a night and day difference between the two.

I am far more comfortable so it makes me...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-09, 04:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,449
Posted By Dorsilfin

Is it about the bike...?

I thought it was..

I was riding on a 90's something steel Bianche and feeling like I was pulling the world behind me as an anchor..

I bought in the spring a 09 Specialized Roubaix SL2... it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-09, 10:28 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 14,872
Posted By Dorsilfin

You are not our problem..

You are not our problem..
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-09, 10:16 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 13,891
Posted By Dorsilfin

They wouldn't let me test drive a car, but they...

They wouldn't let me test drive a car, but they did sign my sheet.. so meh saved me the boring ride with a salesman talking to me lol
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-09, 07:03 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,085
Posted By Dorsilfin

1+ nice job on the bike. nothing wrong with...

1+ nice job on the bike. nothing wrong with being proud and on a budget =)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-09, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By Dorsilfin

its not much a matter of ever feeling good.. its...

its not much a matter of ever feeling good.. its a matter of what days are less awful =)

once in a while, i come here for a nice self loathing post that gets some HTFU's and real men ride with...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-09, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By Dorsilfin

I rode on the trainer last night...

:(

ive been such a wuss this season,

I choose not to ride in the rain
I choose not to ride in the dark after work
I choose not to ride in the cooler AM temps
I choose to suck

I did 40...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-09, 09:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,381
Posted By Dorsilfin

Everyone knows Chocolate milk is > Recovery...

Everyone knows Chocolate milk is > Recovery drinks/energy drinks/whatever else people pay too much money for..


only problem is try carrying chocolate milk for 2+ hours on a 90 degree day.......
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-09, 12:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,172
Posted By Dorsilfin

looks like you were in the wrong.. I mean...

looks like you were in the wrong..

I mean you were riding a bike.. on a road.. thats meant for cars and trucks.. so what did you expect? :lol:





ps.. awesome setup on the vid camera!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-09, 03:28 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 9,345
Posted By Dorsilfin

That actually looked like a sweet time.. guys...

That actually looked like a sweet time.. guys with the keyboard and drums just kicking it.. why freaking not right..

:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-09, 02:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,959
Posted By Dorsilfin

Hop in shower fully clothed from ride Soap...

Hop in shower fully clothed from ride

Soap lather up everything strip down and leave jersey bibs in bottom of tub while I soap myself.. rinse the soap onto them..

rinse them off in the warm...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-09, 10:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,239
Posted By Dorsilfin

ps.... nice ride :)

ps.... nice ride :)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-09, 10:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,239
Posted By Dorsilfin

I dont see any bikes in those pics.. Bikes...

I dont see any bikes in those pics..

Bikes only show up in pictures when in front of white garage doors..
07-17-09, 06:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,760
Posted By Dorsilfin

What they keep forgetting is the man is a Genetic...

What they keep forgetting is the man is a Genetic freak its 25% more athlete then every other top athlete thats cheating... so clearly he MUST be cheating..

theres natural talent and then there...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-09, 05:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,737
Posted By Dorsilfin

I like how you have to suck to be part of the BF...

I like how you have to suck to be part of the BF Club..

Im digging it
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-09, 03:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,737
Posted By Dorsilfin

Every time im at the bike shop i trash talk... ...

Every time im at the bike shop i trash talk... they all take it in good humor cause thats all it is...

"I dont do group rides.. I dont want people getting sucked into the Vortex I create when I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-09, 12:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,737
Posted By Dorsilfin

I live in the hudson valley... I dont know what...

I live in the hudson valley... I dont know what there is aside from Hills..
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-09, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By Dorsilfin

mtb forum... that way --------> or...

mtb forum... that way -------->

or <---------

but not here
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-09, 11:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,737
Posted By Dorsilfin

Pulling sucks..

Due to my work schedule I dont make it to group rides very often during the week.. and I avoid the weekend ones like the plague..

Last night was my first group ride of the season.. I suck.. I know...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-09, 06:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 909
Posted By Dorsilfin

Stupid global warm....Cooling..

Stupid global warm....Cooling..
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-09, 06:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,531
Posted By Dorsilfin

100% Specialized.. they have a nice mix of...

100% Specialized.. they have a nice mix of everything and really nice stuff.. I have an Epic, and A Roubaix SL2

having ridden the entry level stuff, I liked that too and could easily sell this...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-09, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By Dorsilfin

I figured the cleat broke as my foot flew out as...

I figured the cleat broke as my foot flew out as i crashed onto the top tube...

The biggest issue with all of this is.. my sore junk :/

Luckily I did not rip it open.. :twitchy:


I had my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-09, 06:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By Dorsilfin

a campy 10 speed chain

a campy 10 speed chain
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-09, 06:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By Dorsilfin

I broke a chain...

I told the guys at the shop that I walked to after breaking that it was because of my Massive Guads...

They laughed...

I then showed them the cleat I broke on my shoes in the sprint that the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-09, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By Dorsilfin

Hill repeats... or more easy miles? .. Newbie question

So I found a nice hill near my house.. the hill is only 1 mile long and gains about 500 feet. round trip to the hill and back home with the hill included is 4 miles.. I did that last night and was...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-09, 09:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,035
Posted By Dorsilfin

Holy crapola!

Holy crapola!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-09, 05:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,035
Posted By Dorsilfin

And just for kicks.. heres my MTB Mountain that I...

And just for kicks.. heres my MTB Mountain that I climb a now and then... its my Heart Attack Climb as I like to call it..

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v125/Epton/BeaconMtb.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-09, 05:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,035
Posted By Dorsilfin

Map Your local hills that you climb!

As per the title! Map your hills! and if your bold.. map how far it takes you to get to said hill..


My Hill
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v125/Epton/MyHill2.jpg


My house to My hill.. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-09, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By Dorsilfin

I am a ham radio operator, and we have a system...

I am a ham radio operator, and we have a system called APRS Automatic Packet Reporting system. using a small ham radio with a GPS device, you can report your location in intervals from 2 min to 30...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-09, 08:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,035
Posted By Dorsilfin

OP, You def have not been riding enough to say I...

OP, You def have not been riding enough to say I SUCK.. however, My first group ride was after 4 months of intense riding, dropping 60 pounds and I was a more powerful rider then the group.. So I...
06-22-09, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Dorsilfin

I managed 5 out of 7th in my category. I had no...

I managed 5 out of 7th in my category. I had no intentions of beating anyone.. but I was the turtle that could, 1 DNF'ed im counting that as beating =) lol and one guy 10 seconds behind me with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-09, 12:17 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,029
Posted By Dorsilfin

Psh... I did my first MTB race this sunday.. ...

Psh... I did my first MTB race this sunday..

http://gtluke.smugmug.com/gallery/8642533_aKMEY#570281108_um4wX


On top of the mud and wetness... I fell off a bridge at the end of the course into...
06-22-09, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Dorsilfin

Did my first MTB Race! Woot!

Did the H2H Dark Horse Gallop at Stewart yesterday here in NY its rained 15 of the past 18 days..... 90% of the course was mud and water... no speed anywhere on the course.. just slow muddy...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-09, 10:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,154
Posted By Dorsilfin

Ive actually got an open running prescription for...

Ive actually got an open running prescription for Vicodin.. All I had to do was be in a car accident where I was rear ended, and my back was fubard.. you then go to the head of a pain management...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-09, 11:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,103
Posted By Dorsilfin

Thanks for all the input! Going to put some of...

Thanks for all the input! Going to put some of it into practice and see how this summer turns out :D
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