Notices
Search: Posts Made By: PeterMac
Showing results 1 to 34 of 34
Search took 0.05 seconds.
09-21-08, 11:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 337
Posted By PeterMac

Big Fat Tour Bend Oregon

Anyone here ever completed the Big Fat Tour in Central Oregon? I would like to hear how it was!

Thanks!

Pete
11-26-07, 06:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 876
Posted By PeterMac

Now that looks like a cool park to ride in, you...

Now that looks like a cool park to ride in, you are lucky to have that so close!
05-01-07, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By PeterMac

Thanks for the feedback! Maybe I need to check...

Thanks for the feedback! Maybe I need to check in to some of the items that aikigregg suggested. One of the issues is that my wife snores ever so quietly, just enough to keep me awake!! Thanks for...
04-30-07, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By PeterMac

Trouble Sleeping

Does anybody find that sleep comes more difficultly if they ride in the late afternoon? I put in 20-30 miles most days, more on the weekends, and have noticed a tough time getting to sleep. I don't...
04-13-07, 11:39 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,515
Posted By PeterMac

We have a grass fed elk in our freezer every...

We have a grass fed elk in our freezer every fall. Now that's nice!

PeterMac
04-13-07, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 667
Posted By PeterMac

I get the same comments. 15 months ago, before I...

I get the same comments. 15 months ago, before I started riding, I quite drinking alcohol and lost 30 pounds in about 4-5 months (lots-o-beer weight!). I then began riding and the comments came in...
Forum: Commuting
11-03-06, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 479
Posted By PeterMac

The tire will give you a max pressure. For...

The tire will give you a max pressure. For commuting, I try and keep them right up to the max, as it makes a huge difference if they get low. Feels like a lot more work!

PeterMac
Forum: Commuting
11-02-06, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By PeterMac

There are definantly some good deals out there. ...

There are definantly some good deals out there. I just bought the Fuji Roubaix for $1250 AND 20% ($250) in store credit for pedals, upgraded saddle, etc. I thought it was a fantastic buy!
...
Forum: Commuting
10-27-06, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By PeterMac

I have Gator brand neopreen booties and they fit...

I have Gator brand neopreen booties and they fit over my MT Bike shoes and they work on my crank bros egg beaters. They keep my feet warm and dry. I forget how much I paid, but, as I recall it was...
Forum: Commuting
10-26-06, 10:44 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,756
Posted By PeterMac

The timing of this thread is great! I started...

The timing of this thread is great! I started commuting in May, hadn't ridden a bike in years. Began on a MT Bike, and got passed all the time. It was difficult for my fragile ego... Well, my...
10-23-06, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 893
Posted By PeterMac

You can buy boneless skinless chicken breast on...

You can buy boneless skinless chicken breast on sale most of the time for $1.99/pound. Throw 'em on the "Q", and there's not much to clean up.

Pretty simple, cheap and easy!

PeterMac
Forum: Commuting
10-20-06, 11:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,205
Posted By PeterMac

Actually making contact with a vehicle going that...

Actually making contact with a vehicle going that combined speed would have scared the hell out of me. Glad you were not a few more inches in the wrong direction.

PeterMac
Forum: Commuting
10-19-06, 03:31 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 4,047
Posted By PeterMac

Congratulations on the new baby! PeterMac

Congratulations on the new baby!

PeterMac
Forum: Commuting
10-19-06, 01:13 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 4,047
Posted By PeterMac

This mornings ride was awesome! I leave in the...

This mornings ride was awesome! I leave in the dark at 6:AM and today is was a tad breeezy, rainy and foggy. It was so cool to be out in the elements - I really appreciate things so much more being...
10-13-06, 03:33 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,958
Posted By PeterMac

My name is Pete, and I am an alcoholic. Yup, I...

My name is Pete, and I am an alcoholic. Yup, I say that everyday when I attend my lunch time meeting of AA. I am not ashamed of it. Some of the things I have read on this thread don't really...
Forum: Commuting
10-13-06, 10:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,095
Posted By PeterMac

I am on week two after Laser Surgery on my eyes -...

I am on week two after Laser Surgery on my eyes - I had it done for all the reasons discussed above. It is amazing. I did buy some larger lensed sunglasses with interchangable lenses for...
Forum: Commuting
10-12-06, 12:11 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 4,047
Posted By PeterMac

I have ridden every day this month up to last...

I have ridden every day this month up to last friday. I did a century on Sunday, so I took Monday through Wednesday off, and am back at it today. Normally the century would only cost me a day or...
Forum: Commuting
10-03-06, 03:29 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 4,047
Posted By PeterMac

I am in on this. I am full time bike commuter,...

I am in on this. I am full time bike commuter, and just recently purchased the road bike. Man what a difference it makes. Soooooo much more fun! I have also invested in some wet weather gear,...
Forum: Commuting
09-13-06, 04:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,405
Posted By PeterMac

"and I am so defensive when I am on my bike" ...

"and I am so defensive when I am on my bike"

You too huh? I can't believe what a froth I can get worked into, and nobody has even done anything to me!!! I need to chill out. Maybe it is a...
Replies: 27
Views: 3,561
Posted By PeterMac

This is very interesting too me. I am 44 and new...

This is very interesting too me. I am 44 and new to cycling, and anything over 40 gives me the same type on pain that JO is describing. Did my first century yesterday, and the knee was the only...
07-31-06, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By PeterMac

Well, the Century was yesterday Sunday. I...

Well, the Century was yesterday Sunday. I appreciate all the advice, I am sure that it aided in my success.

I completed the 100 miles in 6 hours 25 minutes on the bike, and a total elapsed time...
07-28-06, 03:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,450
Posted By PeterMac

I like yogurt and berries, maybe a bit-o-granola,...

I like yogurt and berries, maybe a bit-o-granola, as an ice cream substitute at night. okay, well being totally honest, I still do the ice cream a couple nights a week.

PeterMac
07-25-06, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By PeterMac

Exactly the kind of information I was looking...

Exactly the kind of information I was looking for. Thank you very much. For the heck of it, I'll post here how it goes!

PeterMac
07-25-06, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By PeterMac

Can I please get some advice?

Hi. I have my first century ride this coming Sunday the 30th. Without going into too much detail, I have been commuting to work for 3 months, and working hard at bettering myself every day. I have...
07-24-06, 10:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,424
Posted By PeterMac

The timing on this reading is perfect. I had to...

The timing on this reading is perfect. I had to sit and defend myself last night to my wife and a couple friends. They are all saying that I am too thin. I quite drinking alcohol and began riding...
Forum: Commuting
07-13-06, 11:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 962
Posted By PeterMac

I love my commute. It is 10 miles each way, and...

I love my commute. It is 10 miles each way, and I climb 600 feet going to work, and 1000 coming home. I get the best of both worlds in that I have some good downhill action, and good cardio as...
Forum: Commuting
06-07-06, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By PeterMac

I did a 30 mile ride in the pouring rain the...

I did a 30 mile ride in the pouring rain the other Saturday morning. Semi-cold ('bout 50 deg) and a tad windy. I kept telling myself that those guys that pass me on the two mile steep hill my...
Forum: Commuting
05-09-06, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By PeterMac

Once you are comfortable on them, the clip type...

Once you are comfortable on them, the clip type pedals are awesome. I noticed a real improvement in efficiency when I switched.

PeterMac
Forum: Commuting
05-09-06, 02:49 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,269
Posted By PeterMac

In the very early morning hours, in the hills...

In the very early morning hours, in the hills west of downtown Portland, if your very quiet, and lucky, you may spot a double breasted two toned bushy tailed all nyte matress thrasher, a very rare...
Forum: Commuting
05-09-06, 02:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 856
Posted By PeterMac

Thanks Warren, I'll look into one of those... ...

Thanks Warren, I'll look into one of those...

PeterMac
Forum: Commuting
05-09-06, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By PeterMac

Calander marked!! Thanks for the information.... ...

Calander marked!! Thanks for the information....

PeterMac
Forum: Commuting
05-09-06, 02:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 856
Posted By PeterMac

I would be interested to know approximatley how...

I would be interested to know approximatley how many calories are burned during a ride. I have a 10 mile commute that is 3.5 up and 6.5 down one way, and the opposite the other. It takes me about...
05-02-06, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By PeterMac

Chone - I just got the same bike Saturday, and it...

Chone - I just got the same bike Saturday, and it does the same thing.... Just haven't taken the time to look at it - maybe tonight..... Should be an easy fix.

PeterMac
Forum: Introductions
05-02-06, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By PeterMac

Another Addict!

Pete here from Portland Oregon. I am 44 years old, about 6' and 195 pounds (down from 215 in January - I quit drinking alcoholic beverages then). I am the complsive obsessive type and decided that...
Showing results 1 to 34 of 34


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.