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06-05-14, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,434
Posted By martialman.45

Thanks for the replies everyone. By slow I'm...

Thanks for the replies everyone. By slow I'm probably riding mid category 4 level right now. Would like to ride over a hill or two on this trip too after spending a couple days at lower altitude....
06-03-14, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,434
Posted By martialman.45

Found a good deal on a hotel with kitchen in...

Found a good deal on a hotel with kitchen in Broomfield so just booked the last week of this month. Hope to find some group rides in the area with people as slow as me.
05-11-14, 11:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,434
Posted By martialman.45

Thanks Dalai, such a reply was what I was hoping...

Thanks Dalai, such a reply was what I was hoping for.
05-11-14, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,434
Posted By martialman.45

Yet another CO vacation thread

Off for the summer with my 8 year old and have intentions for a trip or two to Colorado. Still in the planning phase but here are some details so far. On a budget so can't afford to rent out a...
03-04-14, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By martialman.45

Was looking at the OBRA, seems like the best...

Was looking at the OBRA, seems like the best place to get a ride in. Will be in Jefferson for a few days too so might do one out of Corvallis?
03-03-14, 02:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By martialman.45

Portland Bike Rental.

Traveling to Portland next weekend. Would like to do a group ride sometime during the week if the weather and time permit. Any suggestions on where to get a bike and what group would be greatly...
Forum: Southeast
08-12-13, 09:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,749
Posted By martialman.45

Just an update. First round on interviews to...

Just an update. First round on interviews to commence soon. Not sure if me flying out for some riding and sight seeing if/when round two comes is possible right now.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-13, 03:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,108
Posted By martialman.45

Wheelset form Saris/Enve. They just dropped price...

Wheelset form Saris/Enve. They just dropped price 300$ for the set.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-13, 03:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,108
Posted By martialman.45

Just bought one 2 days ago and it won't get here...

Just bought one 2 days ago and it won't get here until mid October. How does that sound?
Forum: Southeast
07-20-13, 12:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,749
Posted By martialman.45

Thanks for all the input everyone, much...

Thanks for all the input everyone, much appreciated.
Forum: Southeast
07-18-13, 03:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,749
Posted By martialman.45

I'm skeptical about that but still some good...

I'm skeptical about that but still some good news. The only way to know for sure is to go see for myself, if/when an interview takes place. Looking to live car free. I spend the summers in Colorado...
Forum: Southeast
07-18-13, 02:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,749
Posted By martialman.45

How is the riding in NC?

The Mrs. just sent off an application for a job in the triangle area and was just wondering how big cycling is there. I have lived in CA most of my life and TX for the last 10 years. Been looking at...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-13, 10:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,437
Posted By martialman.45

The Mrs. has the new 10 speed tiagra with 12-30...

The Mrs. has the new 10 speed tiagra with 12-30 and a 50/34. Nice setup.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-13, 07:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,440
Posted By martialman.45

I have been putting some miles on the 2013...

I have been putting some miles on the 2013 vitesse. Sevice and quality are great. Only complaint is the advertised weight was 70g lighter, and yes I took the rim tape off of both. Also not a fan of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-13, 03:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,764
Posted By martialman.45

Im in for two when they come out. One for...

Im in for two when they come out. One for cyclocross and one mountain.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-13, 12:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 745
Posted By martialman.45

I went with polar straps. Mine lasted about a...

I went with polar straps. Mine lasted about a year also
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-13, 12:38 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,964
Posted By martialman.45

My sponsor bought all my bikes (the mrs).

My sponsor bought all my bikes (the mrs).
Forum: Southwest
02-12-13, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,845
Posted By martialman.45

Any change in the last 5 years. I'm in the same...

Any change in the last 5 years. I'm in the same position as original poster. Did she get a Job?
01-30-13, 10:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 783
Posted By martialman.45

Sony action cam helmet side mount?

This camera has me won over if I could get a good side mount set up. Is it possible? Can't find any thing on the internet. Post pics if you have them please
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-13, 10:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,360
Posted By martialman.45

I'm with merlin. If its not broken, don't fix it...

I'm with merlin. If its not broken, don't fix it . I need to start carrying an extra shifter cable in case of a failure, especially on the tandem as it would be hard to get a ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-13, 08:30 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,912
Posted By martialman.45

I'm holding out for 135mm hub and a 12+ speed...

I'm holding out for 135mm hub and a 12+ speed single.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-13, 08:27 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,912
Posted By martialman.45

11 speed triple would work great on a tandem

11 speed triple would work great on a tandem
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-13, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By martialman.45

Does it fill up fast? Don't have the $$ until tax...

Does it fill up fast? Don't have the $$ until tax season is over but very interested
Forum: Texas
01-13-13, 11:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,094
Posted By martialman.45

I rode Double Lake the weekend before all the...

I rode Double Lake the weekend before all the rain. Not sure when It will be back open/dry
Forum: Texas
01-13-13, 02:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,094
Posted By martialman.45

I ride double lake sometimes. Your welcome to...

I ride double lake sometimes. Your welcome to join.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-12, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By martialman.45

I agree with above. Go for the rollers if you can...

I agree with above. Go for the rollers if you can get a good price and get trainer after. Easy to find a good trainer on craigslist, not so much with rollers.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-12, 05:26 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,206
Posted By martialman.45

Me, when temps and distance goes up.

Me, when temps and distance goes up.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-12, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By martialman.45

rollers will wear the back out much slower than a...

rollers will wear the back out much slower than a trainer.The front will get a tiny bit of wear on rollers vs 0 on trainer.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-12, 09:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,436
Posted By martialman.45

I have slight stretch marks on the calves from...

I have slight stretch marks on the calves from riding. No big deal.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-12, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By martialman.45

Camaro or Corvette? The Synapes is the better...

Camaro or Corvette? The Synapes is the better choice for most people. If you race, the CAAD is for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-12, 07:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 592
Posted By martialman.45

round ones

round ones
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-12, 08:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,490
Posted By martialman.45

More miles means you will need the $$$ for tubes,...

More miles means you will need the $$$ for tubes, tires, chains etc. Go for it.
06-30-12, 12:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,971
Posted By martialman.45

I thought it was quite clever. Is it really that...

I thought it was quite clever. Is it really that bad there? The Mrs. had a phone interview for a job recently.
06-28-12, 03:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,971
Posted By martialman.45

Does anyone ride in Laramie yet? Road bikes that...

Does anyone ride in Laramie yet? Road bikes that is.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-12, 06:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,350
Posted By martialman.45

or soft PVC pipe insulation around top tube

or soft PVC pipe insulation around top tube
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-12, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,586
Posted By martialman.45

Do you need to wipe it off? thats what I like...

Do you need to wipe it off? thats what I like about pledge, just a quick wipe down every now and then.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-12, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,586
Posted By martialman.45

Just wiped down with furniture polish. Looks much...

Just wiped down with furniture polish. Looks much better, I figured the benifit is greater than the slight risk of damaging the carbon. It would not get clean with just soap and water, and yes I both...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-12, 01:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,586
Posted By martialman.45

Specialized satin black finish care?

Just bought my first plastic bike. The flat black color is impossible to keep clean. Is pleadge safe on the bike? I assume it has a thin clear coat that does not have a gloss to it and the furniture...
05-11-12, 06:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 756
Posted By martialman.45

Forcing cone for Cannondale C3 hubs?

Cant seem to find out where to get new cones for a C3 hub for a 2009 CAAD9 7 on google. Also what is the bearing size? Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-12, 12:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 778
Posted By martialman.45

We have some here. Someone hit the train horn...

We have some here. Someone hit the train horn next to me in a group ride of about 40. Thankfully none went down but most of the pack jumped/ swerved.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-12, 08:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,747
Posted By martialman.45

what qqy said

what qqy said
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-12, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By martialman.45

People spreading Propaganda all over.

People spreading Propaganda all over.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-12, 09:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,022
Posted By martialman.45

Duck tape it. It will fix anything

Duck tape it. It will fix anything
03-18-12, 08:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,095
Posted By martialman.45

Well, finished the race and I was much faster, at...

Well, finished the race and I was much faster, at least 5%. Still went OTB due to "the hill" on both road races, second lap each time. Wind and speed were not a problem at all. On the flat/down hill...
03-14-12, 11:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,095
Posted By martialman.45

mostly blogs and unscientific sites... one exaple...

mostly blogs and unscientific sites... one exaple
http://cyclingcommentary.typepad.com/cycling_commentary/2011/01/improve-cycling-performance-optimize-body-weight.html

I have not ridden the bike...
03-14-12, 12:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,095
Posted By martialman.45

Rolling hills on mostly chipseal. I won't be up...

Rolling hills on mostly chipseal. I won't be up front, just trying to hang on.
03-13-12, 11:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,095
Posted By martialman.45

Does this sound right?

Been doing some research. I lost 5kg since my last race 6 weeks ago, assuming no power drop I should be about 5% faster? Current weight 80-81 racing in the 5's. Hope to hang on to the lead group this...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-12, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By martialman.45

think I over did it. My tire melted after about...

think I over did it. My tire melted after about 12 hours of use.
Forum: Texas
02-09-12, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,503
Posted By martialman.45

I will do the shiner ride if they add Houston...

I will do the shiner ride if they add Houston again.
Forum: Texas
02-04-12, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,204
Posted By martialman.45

Yes, meet at the shop for a 7:30 roll out time....

Yes, meet at the shop for a 7:30 roll out time. Good ride if your not too fast or slow. most of the group does about 20-22mph pace with a few doing 25+ and a few much slower. Most times there is a...
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