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Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-08, 11:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 677
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

^^^ This is because they were sent via regular...

^^^ This is because they were sent via regular mail. A courier company HAS to clear customs with their shipments.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-08, 08:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,052
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

Just do something different for each ride .......

Just do something different for each ride .... morning = fast paced intervals, afternoon = longer endurance pace

That should keep you from stagnating.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-08, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 677
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

I work in the customs-brokerage industry. Where...

I work in the customs-brokerage industry. Where are Assos bibs made? That is what will determine the duty, if any.

Botto - I believe Deutsch-Post owns DHL. I work for UPS, and we're always...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-08, 11:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,800
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

I think some of the limited editions are/were.

I think some of the limited editions are/were.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-08, 01:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,960
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

I'm digressing a bit, but has anyone had someone...

I'm digressing a bit, but has anyone had someone pass them really closely, and then, when they're about 20 yards in front of you, they pull their vehicle half-way into the dirt shoulder to kick up a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-08, 12:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,960
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

Pcad...I don't see anywhere in the article a...

Pcad...I don't see anywhere in the article a mention that it was an F-150 truck...was it you that hit these people after all?

Just joking.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-08, 12:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,960
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

Just to alleviate the pressure on truck drivers...

Just to alleviate the pressure on truck drivers here...they are professionals, and as such, most of them are very experienced and are courteous out there. I've had many of them wait until the...
10-23-08, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,540
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

Trust me, we're con artists. No lie.

Trust me, we're con artists. No lie.
10-23-08, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,540
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

^^^^ Nope...that will increase the shipping...

^^^^ Nope...that will increase the shipping rate, and the brokerage will be the same.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-08, 09:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,960
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

I just read this as well this morning. The part...

I just read this as well this morning. The part about the "vacuum suck" frightened me; I've experienced that before with semi-trucks.

If she was a professional racer, and earned an income from...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-08, 09:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,800
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

Whoops.....let me continue (stop winking at me,...

Whoops.....let me continue (stop winking at me, you're making me uncomfortable)

j/k
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-08, 09:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,800
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

^^^^^^Definitely. (Stop

^^^^^^Definitely.

(Stop
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-08, 08:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,800
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

Hahahah...I wonder how many people would consider...

Hahahah...I wonder how many people would consider Brooks gear "bling"...aside from us roadies of course. If I mentioned the price of the bag to anyone outside of our little world, I would forever...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-08, 08:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,800
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

I hadn't thought of this....will these newer...

I hadn't thought of this....will these newer things that Brooks produces be considered collectibles, oh say 30 years down the road (no pun intended)? I guess if you had in your posession a circa...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-08, 06:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,800
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

Maybe its just my jealousy over not being able to...

Maybe its just my jealousy over not being able to piss money away like that to look cool. I actually would really like to buy a Brooks saddle, but am aware of better uses for that cash (like say,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-08, 06:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,800
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

Brooks gear...are you kidding me?

I'm just flabbergasted about this stuff. I just read a review on a new Brooks messenger bag, and it was very negative. It was a cool looking bag, and I admit their saddles also have an awesome...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-08, 06:44 AM
Replies: 762
Views: 41,645
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

I work at the Kellogg Cereal factory as an...

I work at the Kellogg Cereal factory as an importer/exporter. I used to work for UPS in the same role, but I've not yet figured out any way to alleviate customs duties for shipments to myself (I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-08, 01:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,021
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

Nope

Nope
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-08, 01:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,021
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

Or that Germans are almost always jerks, as said...

Or that Germans are almost always jerks, as said in the initial post.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-08, 01:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,021
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

I think the moral of this story is that L.A....

I think the moral of this story is that L.A. sucks.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-08, 12:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,021
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

I'd total a car anyday before a bike. I will...

I'd total a car anyday before a bike. I will also probably never own a car that's worth more than my bike.

At this pace, I may just never own a car.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-08, 12:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,021
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

Hahah....just recalled that "guess what happened"...

Hahah....just recalled that "guess what happened" thread.

Cars and bikes will just never mix I guess.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-08, 12:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,021
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

A roof rack would have sent everyone home happy.

A roof rack would have sent everyone home happy.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-08, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

I've recently experienced this as well. Its...

I've recently experienced this as well. Its hurting me in the gym more than anything. I used to have a ~245 lb front squat, but now can barely do bodyweight, and its concerning.

But there seems...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-08, 12:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,334
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

Very true. But man, I'd rather wear a hockey...

Very true. But man, I'd rather wear a hockey helmet than pay more than 250 for a cool bike helmet. I'll be the talk of the town if I wear the hockey one...but if I wear the nice looking one I'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-08, 12:08 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,286
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

This is hillarious. Extra points for using...

This is hillarious. Extra points for using "Timmies" instead of Tim Horton's. I swear to god, I'm never irked more than when someone calls this place "Timmies," or "Tim's"...it has caused me an...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-08, 08:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,334
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

Giro, nice slopping front. A lot of people will...

Giro, nice slopping front. A lot of people will probably start telling you to worry about the cycling, not how you look. But deep down, none of us want to look the way that most helmets make us...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-08, 11:57 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,928
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

Working in spandex is one thing...but smoking in...

Working in spandex is one thing...but smoking in it? If one ash drops on your legs, you could end up having a very embarrassing ride home that day.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-08, 08:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,741
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

As a side note - digression was referenced in the...

As a side note - digression was referenced in the novel.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-08, 08:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,741
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

It wasn't referenced at all unfortunately. But...

It wasn't referenced at all unfortunately. But its the nature of BF to digress, so no worries.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-08, 08:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,741
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

You mean people are actually writing today? I...

You mean people are actually writing today? I must live in a cave.

That book is notorious because its timeless...we all experience views and convictions that relate to Holden's. It boils down,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-08, 07:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,741
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

Weights have their place..but I understand your...

Weights have their place..but I understand your frustration towards the commercial gyms of the world. I've been very fortunate to have one in my place of work.

If I were you, I'd buy a decent...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-08, 11:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,216
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

You're now a wanted man...vigilante style. I...

You're now a wanted man...vigilante style. I wonder what that guy's explanation was to the cop?

I always laugh at these road-rage stories, because secretly, we all want to do the same thing.
09-17-08, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,540
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

I work for UPS in their brokerage division, and I...

I work for UPS in their brokerage division, and I can fully verify that you are being ripped off every single time. A lot of this stuff doesn't even warrant customs/tariff duties, yet you're charged...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-08, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

I'd say its the spokes "clicking" together. This...

I'd say its the spokes "clicking" together. This happens on my ****ty wheels quite a bit - the true comes out easily. I'm not saying you have ****ty wheels, but it sounds like a spoke problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-08, 01:22 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,376
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

True...except in the sh*thole we call Southern...

True...except in the sh*thole we call Southern Ontario. Pretty much American-style weather here.

Which makes me wonder...I love living in Canada, and I don't mind being cold at all. So why am I...
09-05-08, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

Crossfit.com...great site. Its changed my life. ...

Crossfit.com...great site. Its changed my life. Also, gymjones.com is fantastic. The guy who runs the site, Mark Twight, has been training specifically for cycling. You can browse through their...
09-05-08, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

I honestly rarely eat the stuff myself. Even...

I honestly rarely eat the stuff myself. Even with unlimited and free access to it...I wish Kellogg's would buy out Quaker so I could have the same access with their products. Even Vector cereal is...
09-04-08, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

Definitely. I love how they try to market Spec K...

Definitely. I love how they try to market Spec K as a "health" food. All it is is Rice Krispies with a bit less sugar.

A lot of people probably don't know this, but we own the Kashi line as...
09-04-08, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

Kellogg Cereal B4 a Ride?

Does anyone enjoy any Kellogg cereals before/after rides? I remember reading somewhere that Lance used to eat CornFlakes before races, so it got me wondering if its common.

By the way, I work for...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-08, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

How to measure a stem

I need to order a shorter stem for better hand positioning, but I'm unable to find any info on what size my current stem is. It came with my Spec Allez. I'm guessing its ~120mm...any advice on how...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-08, 12:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,047
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

Sorry to change it up, but the pessimist in me...

Sorry to change it up, but the pessimist in me wants to imagine a cycling purgatory....

A nicely paved stretch of flat road, except from shoulder to shoulder, there's an endless peloton of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-08, 08:10 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,275
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

The olympic lifts I find to be the best way to...

The olympic lifts I find to be the best way to get "explosive" in the hip area. YouTube these names if you're not sure how to do them.

Clean
Snatch (1 or 2 armed)
Front Squat

Also, check...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

Good to hear, thanks for posting. I don't...

Good to hear, thanks for posting.

I don't know if its weird, but I enjoy watching women do olympic lifts (she does a clean in that short video on the Oakley site). Maybe its because I love both...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-08, 07:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

I also love the encouragement, but why is it that...

I also love the encouragement, but why is it that they never offer you a bottle of water or something? Don't they know we're taking this **** seriously?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-08, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

The best advice for a new rider is to stay the...

The best advice for a new rider is to stay the hell away from BF. This place is discouraging at best.

Just kidding...sort of.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-08, 06:34 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 52,319
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

I know exactly where that place is, but I haven't...

I know exactly where that place is, but I haven't been in it yet. I always forget about it since its tucked away in the corner there, but I'll definitely have to check it out soon. I'm in the...
08-14-08, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

The carbohydrates in oatmeal break down very...

The carbohydrates in oatmeal break down very slowly - much slower than any other carbohydrate (ie those found in yogurt or milk). That's why you feel more full. To get more protein out of oatmeal,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-08, 11:55 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 52,319
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

There's always room in our circle for one more,...

There's always room in our circle for one more, man. Just f*ckin throw in once and awhile, okay!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-08, 11:37 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 52,319
Posted By HoldenCaulfield

Something about your greatest influences in life,...

Something about your greatest influences in life, or something.
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