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07-24-11, 10:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 564
Posted By snowdog650

That's just crazy. Fanatastic work, Train.

That's just crazy. Fanatastic work, Train.
07-24-11, 01:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,971
Posted By snowdog650

"Because you are a disgusting fatbody." That is...

"Because you are a disgusting fatbody." That is what I think of.

NOTE: Some adult language in the clip attached:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NP8y63Ms4o
07-21-11, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By snowdog650

This portion of the path is very lightly traveled...

This portion of the path is very lightly traveled because it is only about 4 miles in length at the southern end of the trail. Fortunately for me, it is only about a mile from my house, so it...
07-21-11, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By snowdog650

Haha ... no. That's me holding up my iPhone to...

Haha ... no. That's me holding up my iPhone to take the pic. I almost crashed doing it because right hand was taking picture while left hand was in the drops, and I was trying to pull my head up to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-11, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2,263
Views: 270,448
Posted By snowdog650

Sacramento, CA ...

Sacramento, CA

http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t74/snowdog650/IMG_0047.jpg
07-21-11, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By snowdog650

Perfect Ride Today

It was an absolutely perfect day in Sacramento this morning. My ride began at 0830, temperatures were around 80*, and not even a hint of a breeze. Everything clicked today. Perfectly. I was...
07-21-11, 11:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 673
Posted By snowdog650

No obedience school for that steed, my friend. ...

No obedience school for that steed, my friend.

The beatings will continue until morale improves.
07-20-11, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By snowdog650

Be safe, and good luck. You had better show tons...

Be safe, and good luck. You had better show tons of pics upon your successful return.

Have fun!
07-20-11, 10:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,145
Posted By snowdog650

My motivators: 1. I look in the mirror. ...

My motivators:

1. I look in the mirror.
2. I watch the digital picture frame in the living room and see very few pictures of me over the past 3 years because I feel as though I am too large to...
07-20-11, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By snowdog650

Thanks, Desert & Doug ... hopefully along the...

Thanks, Desert & Doug ... hopefully along the way, I can post some useful info for others while I am trying to get answers myself.

Desert ... Reno is just up the hill from here ... maybe I'll see...
07-20-11, 12:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,464
Posted By snowdog650

Indeed, you are correct, sir. Maybe I'll...

Indeed, you are correct, sir. Maybe I'll consider the bowling ball after I lose 16 pounds!
07-20-11, 08:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,464
Posted By snowdog650

I carry a snub-nosed .357 magnum revolver when I...

I carry a snub-nosed .357 magnum revolver when I go on rides that take me through some pretty sketchy neighborhoods.

No one really makes fun of what I carry on rides.


PS ... Yes, I have a CCW...
07-20-11, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By snowdog650

New Clyde -- But Not New to BF

Well, it is official. I am a clyde. Not by much, mind you ... last weekend I weighed in at 210.6.

Before you chastize me for being upset about being 200+ by only 10 pounds, let me explain.

I...
07-16-11, 08:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,999
Posted By snowdog650

Hahahahahahahahahaha. That's a good one.

Hahahahahahahahahaha.

That's a good one.
Replies: 13
Views: 1,003
Posted By snowdog650

In that price range, I would definitely go for a...

In that price range, I would definitely go for a used bike. Maybe 5 years old or so, in tip-top shape. For $1000, you can easily find a very solid bike with a full Shimano Ultegra group set (which...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-11, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By snowdog650

Yeeaaahhh .... I think this is the answer. ...

Yeeaaahhh .... I think this is the answer.

Great points all around, Erich.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-11, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By snowdog650

Dang ... that is a great price.

Dang ... that is a great price.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-11, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By snowdog650

I take that back ... I see that the 705 uses ANT+...

I take that back ... I see that the 705 uses ANT+ technology. So now, the real issue is whether to pony up the extra $150?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-11, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By snowdog650

Super Cheap Garmin 705 Bundle -- Or Garmin 500?

Can't seem to make a choice here ... I have an opportunity to buy a NIB Garmin 705 Bundle (H/R, Cadence, CityMaps, etc.) for $459.00 at my LBS. Previousy, I was looking at getting a Garmin 500...
08-19-10, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,455
Posted By snowdog650

Get into the Pocket-Greenhaven neighborhood just...

Get into the Pocket-Greenhaven neighborhood just off of I-5 south of downtown. Take Freeport Road (HWY 160) along the Sacramento River. Great ride all the way to Oakley. From there ... you are in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-08, 01:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 790
Posted By snowdog650

You mean like these? ...

You mean like these?

http://i.packers.com/pg/2006-07-29/photo2.jpg

http://i.packers.com/pg/2006-07-29/photo3.jpg

http://i.packers.com/pg/2006-07-29/photo7.jpg
...
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By snowdog650

Just like running, interval training will...

Just like running, interval training will increase your average speed.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 11:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,102
Posted By snowdog650

Roger that. Out.

Roger that.

Out.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 03:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,102
Posted By snowdog650

Copy that.

Copy that.
08-20-08, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By snowdog650

x1 for Machine Works.

x1 for Machine Works.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-08, 11:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,227
Posted By snowdog650

90% of the cyclists on the American River Trail...

90% of the cyclists on the American River Trail are dickweeds.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-08, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,152
Posted By snowdog650

That's because they have to be in California. ...

That's because they have to be in California. Look back at the picture. See the 3rd car up in the right lane? The white one?

You got it ... had it been a traditional bike lane, that Adam...
08-06-08, 09:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,038
Posted By snowdog650

Don't feel bad. Jens Voigt did the same thing...

Don't feel bad. Jens Voigt did the same thing during Stage 21.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-08, 10:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,868
Posted By snowdog650

I'm actually shocked that it took you even THIS...

I'm actually shocked that it took you even THIS long for that edit.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-08, 09:58 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-08, 09:56 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-08, 01:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,408
Posted By snowdog650

Don't buy the Madone. Also ... kindly PM me...

Don't buy the Madone.

Also ... kindly PM me with the name and address of that LBS. Include their phone # as well, so I can call them and put it on hold until I get there.

**Yes, that is a hell...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-08, 12:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By snowdog650

Bibs ARE great ... I love them. But there are...

Bibs ARE great ... I love them. But there are plenty of options out there for less than $100 that will do you fine. You don't need to spend $200, unless you are like some others around here who are...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-08, 10:05 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,587
Posted By snowdog650

x1000 This thing kicks butt. Don't know why...

x1000

This thing kicks butt. Don't know why it took me 4 years to drop the $11 to get one.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-08, 10:57 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,943
Posted By snowdog650

50.3 miles on American River Parkway and through...

50.3 miles on American River Parkway and through downtown Sacramento. Avg. speed 16.2.

God, I suck.

Got to see a wedding along the river at Goethe Park, though.
08-01-08, 12:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,467
Posted By snowdog650

2 cups rolled oats, mixed with 3/4 cup roasted...

2 cups rolled oats, mixed with 3/4 cup roasted (unsalted) almonds and 3/4 cup blueberries.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-08, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By snowdog650

Polar CS-200-CAD. All of the above, except...

Polar CS-200-CAD.

All of the above, except elevation.
07-31-08, 05:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,842
Posted By snowdog650

40 MPH. I have spent too much $$ and too...

40 MPH.

I have spent too much $$ and too much time at 2 graduate schools to justify going any faster.
07-31-08, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By snowdog650

This is nothing new. We have had drugs that...

This is nothing new. We have had drugs that mimic exercise for years.

They're called amphetamines and cocaine.

Nothing will ever substitute a good ass-kicking ... nothing.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-08, 11:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,961
Posted By snowdog650

Hm. I think you are missing the point. The...

Hm. I think you are missing the point. The respondants need to know DISTANCE of the climb, not TIME of the climb. 5 minutes to me is like 9.5 hours to Lance Armstrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-08, 11:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,069
Posted By snowdog650

Probably to avoid getting killed by motorists who...

Probably to avoid getting killed by motorists who are too busy contemplating what to do when they pass a cyclist, rather than just passing them by safely.

Just a guess.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-08, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By snowdog650

The seller wouldn't be from Nigeria, would s/he? ...

The seller wouldn't be from Nigeria, would s/he?

This is a scam.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By snowdog650

At this level -- even though you are looking at...

At this level -- even though you are looking at CF frames -- all of the said frames are essentially the same as far as quality. In fact, a great deal of them all come from the same factory. So,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By snowdog650

My God. Just about every major manufacturer fits...

My God. Just about every major manufacturer fits that bill.

Specialized
Cannondale
Felt
Bianchi
Fuji
LeMond
Cervelo
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 10:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,348
Posted By snowdog650

My specialty is the fact that I haven't crashed...

My specialty is the fact that I haven't crashed yet.

Yet.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 568
Posted By snowdog650

Felt F-75. ...

Felt F-75.

http://feltracing.com/08/product.asp?catid=1504,1515&pid=8665
07-28-08, 11:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 911
Posted By snowdog650

Perhaps a lot of the issue is that you may be...

Perhaps a lot of the issue is that you may be overtraining. Your symptoms suggest it, anyway. Try taking a week off from riding. Eat as you normally would (i.e., as if you were riding). See if...
07-28-08, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 714
Posted By snowdog650

AST - Sport Science sells the only products that...

AST - Sport Science sells the only products that I am aware of that are scientifically tested. Most research results are published in Canadian science / medical / nutrition journals.

You can only...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-08, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By snowdog650

God, I miss Birmingham.

God, I miss Birmingham.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-08, 10:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,043
Posted By snowdog650

AST - Sport Science. It is more expensive,...

AST - Sport Science.

It is more expensive, and available online ... but it is definitely worth it. Trust me. I have been buying from them for years, and their products eclipse anything out...
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