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Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-05, 04:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,013
Posted By sm266

I'm a girl and I ride...I even work at a bike...

I'm a girl and I ride...I even work at a bike shop, and I'm not the only girl that works there, either! There are two of us, and we've taken over.... More often than not, I'm the only girl on a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-05, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By sm266

I put 4000 miles on my '04 OCR 1 and loved it. ...

I put 4000 miles on my '04 OCR 1 and loved it. It was a comfortable ride and a great value. At least in my shop, you can get on an '05 Carbon OCR for $1049 right now. It's worth checking out.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-05, 07:41 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,861
Posted By sm266

"Pedal or Puke" is my favorite when I'm...

"Pedal or Puke" is my favorite when I'm struggling on a hill. Another is "this is where the progress is made." Occasionally, I'll shake my fist at the wind. Wind is the silent oppressor. You...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-05, 07:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 655
Posted By sm266

Sorry guys! I was grumpy this morning. I...

Sorry guys! I was grumpy this morning. I apologize.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-05, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 655
Posted By sm266

Why is it always the LBS fault? Why don't you...

Why is it always the LBS fault? Why don't you take responsibility for your own equipment? I bet you've put miles on that rim between LBS visits, and suddenly it's their fault that you failed to...
07-06-05, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,077
Posted By sm266

They are two different price points. Do you want...

They are two different price points. Do you want to spend $700 or do you want to spend $1000? $300 is obviously buy you upgrades.
07-03-05, 01:28 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,463
Posted By sm266

As always, a voice of reason. Thanks!

As always, a voice of reason. Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-05, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 832
Posted By sm266

Granted, I'm not sure about propery taxes, since...

Granted, I'm not sure about propery taxes, since we're not homeowners, but the cost of living is low. Also, people here in Arkansas are pretty impressed with cyclists and their ability to ride. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-05, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 832
Posted By sm266

Yep, whenever I go to any of our epic mountain...

Yep, whenever I go to any of our epic mountain bike trails, I always see people from Texas. We, here in Arkansas, are fortunate to have a diverse state. Within an hour, you could rock climb,...
06-28-05, 07:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,674
Posted By sm266

In reference to my shoulder-I'll wait until I...

In reference to my shoulder-I'll wait until I reinjure it before I dare go to the doctor. When I displaced a rib and they took an xray, the dr mentioned that it would be a good thing to do. ...
06-26-05, 12:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,674
Posted By sm266

I'm riding insurance free. It actually doesn't...

I'm riding insurance free. It actually doesn't phase me. I've not thought about it until now, and I was in a bad crash last week that messed up my shoulder again. Eventually, when we get...
06-23-05, 06:24 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,723
Posted By sm266

Hamilton's gonna take it this year! Oh wait :) ...

Hamilton's gonna take it this year! Oh wait :)

Wish List:
Yellow: Landis / Basso
Green: Boonen

Of course, ultimately I think Lance is going to take the yellow again. Man, I can't wait...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-05, 03:38 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,671
Posted By sm266

I've been doored once, pushed into trolley tracks...

I've been doored once, pushed into trolley tracks by an SUV once, and Sunday I slid across pavement for the first time when a fellow rider got caught in railroad tracks. I crashed into him and both...
06-21-05, 03:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,342
Posted By sm266

I'd order one for me and hubby.

I'd order one for me and hubby.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-05, 05:14 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,945
Posted By sm266

In our shop, our demo bikes are reserved for...

In our shop, our demo bikes are reserved for longer rides. Say, an all day Saturday test ride on, especially on mountain bikes, a higher end bike of each size that it's okay to scuff up a bit. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-05, 05:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,272
Posted By sm266

Order a custom Vanilla steed, go steal, and save...

Order a custom Vanilla steed, go steal, and save some $$ while gaining major sex appeal. Chicks dig steal. http://www.vanillabicycles.com/bikes/road/bike_c/lrg/1.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-05, 05:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,215
Posted By sm266

I climb hills then go home and cook my husband...

I climb hills then go home and cook my husband dinner. Maybe I need a boyfriend, too :p

Seriously, good progress. Fortunately, the road bike is the great equalizer among the sexes. My hubby...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-05, 03:03 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,945
Posted By sm266

This is not common; but it is bad service. I...

This is not common; but it is bad service. I hope you didn't buy a bike from them! Go somewhere else as quickly as you can because customer service is not their priority. At the shop we work at,...
06-17-05, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,859
Posted By sm266

I velcro them together so one doesn't disappear.

I velcro them together so one doesn't disappear.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-05, 05:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,895
Posted By sm266

Just keep hanging on. I always aim to hang on...

Just keep hanging on. I always aim to hang on longer than last time. Eventually, you'll be rockin' the sprint and encouraging the new guys who show up!
06-16-05, 08:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,859
Posted By sm266

I throw my gloves into the washer with the rest...

I throw my gloves into the washer with the rest of my clothes.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-05, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By sm266

I'd fly to Portland and get fitted for my custom...

I'd fly to Portland and get fitted for my custom Vanilla...They're sexy!! http://www.vanillabicycles.com/bikes/road/bike_c/lrg/1.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-05, 03:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,084
Posted By sm266

Let's see- Usually Monday is an off day after...

Let's see-
Usually Monday is an off day after the weekend
Tuesday-thursday 20 to 35 miles with two days of hill repeats
Friday Morning-Hilly 36 to 44 miler
Saturday 45 miles flat coffee shop ride...
06-16-05, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By sm266

Yep! You need to build a base to pull the speed...

Yep! You need to build a base to pull the speed from. Spend some time getting miles under your legs and working on you aerobic system. 3 months can bring a lot of gains, but you should probably...
06-12-05, 02:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,326
Posted By sm266

Wonderful!! 32 quick miles with a headwind all...

Wonderful!! 32 quick miles with a headwind all day, but we had on of the local Cat 3's along that we stuck up front to pull us. He didn't mind.
06-08-05, 08:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,669
Posted By sm266

You clothes are definitely looser; I can tell...

You clothes are definitely looser; I can tell you've lost weight...How do you feel?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-05, 09:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,898
Posted By sm266

I just really don't want someone I don't know...

I just really don't want someone I don't know riding so close to my wheel. Also, suckers have a tendency not to let you know they are there which could cause issues if I slow down or stop and we...
06-04-05, 04:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,686
Posted By sm266

:mad: That is a personal issue! As a Weight...

:mad: That is a personal issue! As a Weight Watcher, my diet consists of more fruits and veggies than you have on your list and certainly more wholesome carbs than Honey Nut Cheerios. :rolleyes:
05-31-05, 06:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,502
Posted By sm266

Hmmm...Okay, here goes Diet Coke Chicken...

Hmmm...Okay, here goes
Diet Coke
Chicken breasts
Strawberries
Fat Free hot dogs
Lite hot dog buns
Tortillas

Hey, actually, I eat almost anything within reason. What I mean is, I don't munch...
05-03-05, 04:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 21,639
Posted By sm266

singletrack is just as the name implies. ...

singletrack is just as the name implies. Passable only by one bike/person at a time.
05-03-05, 06:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 21,639
Posted By sm266

Road cycling will whip your aerobic system into...

Road cycling will whip your aerobic system into shape while singletrack will hit the anaerobic system more. Mtb is more sprint/recover and "maintenance" pedaling versus road cycling. Both are...
04-30-05, 06:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 904
Posted By sm266

race more.

race more.
04-18-05, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,182
Posted By sm266

When runners refer to "empty" or "junk" miles...

When runners refer to "empty" or "junk" miles they mean miles without a purpose. Therefore "empty" miles would be miles that are run or ridden too hard to allow to allow for recovery but too easy...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-05, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By sm266

My Nike's are too narrow. They're torture...

My Nike's are too narrow. They're torture devices, really. I had a pair of Specialized that fit beautifully, though.
04-11-05, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,591
Posted By sm266

"This is where the progress is made." That's my...

"This is where the progress is made." That's my mantra. Sometimes you just have to go visit the suffer spot.
Forum: Foo
04-07-05, 09:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 845
Posted By sm266

I've had the same fear!

I've had the same fear!
Forum: Foo
04-07-05, 05:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 739
Posted By sm266

Happy Birthday JOE!!!!

Happy Birthday JOE!!!!
Forum: Foo
04-07-05, 05:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 845
Posted By sm266

I'm one of those women. Little kids are cute,...

I'm one of those women. Little kids are cute, but I just don't have the instinct to birth. I like to have long vacations with my husband and sleep late. Sometimes, I even have ice cream for dinner.
04-07-05, 05:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,172
Posted By sm266

Oooooh, 1/8 cup fat free shredded cheese, 1...

Oooooh, 1/8 cup fat free shredded cheese, 1 tablespoon of gut bomb salsa or hot sauce, and eggwhites/eggs. Scramble all this together, mix in a spicy soy sausage crumbled up, jalapeno's, and...
04-05-05, 06:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,367
Posted By sm266

Yep! There are some on this forum who rally...

Yep! There are some on this forum who rally against base miles and say only to go hard all the time. Whatever, I suppose. Anyway, it worked for me. However, as with anything, discretion is...
04-04-05, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,876
Posted By sm266

Boil some hot water and add fresh or dried...

Boil some hot water and add fresh or dried eucalyptus (spelling?) and inhale the steam. Of course, turn the water off first, but then just throw a towel over your head and breath the stuff in for...
04-04-05, 03:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,367
Posted By sm266

I'm planning this using sugar free RedBull when...

I'm planning this using sugar free RedBull when the sun starts rising earlier. I used this method to shed about 5 pounds last summer. It works, and it's a great way to get in some free miles.
03-17-05, 01:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,072
Posted By sm266

I'm both. Sometimes my mechanic is a d*ck 'cause...

I'm both. Sometimes my mechanic is a d*ck 'cause he wants everything his own way. Geesh!

*Eric, I'm just joking man. I really love ya and all you do for my rides. I'm just making fun of the...
03-13-05, 10:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,135
Posted By sm266

I did a century on oranges, apples, sugar...

I did a century on oranges, apples, sugar cookies, and Tang. Eat what tastes good and eat often.
03-09-05, 09:20 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,467
Posted By sm266

Oh, my bad. I thought I was reading a thread...

Oh, my bad. I thought I was reading a thread about Paris-Nice, not Lance Armstrong. I'm so tired of reading about "Lance" Geez.
02-28-05, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By sm266

That's as bad as the guy who had the sex change...

That's as bad as the guy who had the sex change and started racing women's downhill. LOL. That's good stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-05, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 735
Posted By sm266

I haven't had an issue with mine. Each person is...

I haven't had an issue with mine. Each person is different thought. I leveled mine by the rails initially.
02-09-05, 10:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,610
Posted By sm266

I don't count trainer miles. It's all personal...

I don't count trainer miles. It's all personal preference. Typically, when I'm on my trainer, I don't push myself as hard as I do on the road. I usually just mindlessly spin to bad tv.

If you...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-05, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By sm266

I've gotten Breaking Away and Hardihood (a...

I've gotten Breaking Away and Hardihood (a documentary about women's downhill) already. American Flyers, Quicksilver, The Hard Road, and the 2003 TDF are on my list. I know for sure that they also...
01-23-05, 09:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,206
Posted By sm266

Eat when you're hungry. Stop eating when you're...

Eat when you're hungry. Stop eating when you're not hungry. Ride your bike.
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