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Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-11, 09:48 PM
Replies: 26,558
Views: 16,349,057
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

And my other ride...currently disassembled and...

And my other ride...currently disassembled and being cleaned up...

1964 Schwinn Paramount
http://spicymchaggis.smugmug.com/Sports/Cycling/DSC00222/1221487522_c9waU-L.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-11, 04:01 PM
Replies: 26,558
Views: 16,349,057
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Wow...I feel like an antique... Custom built...

Wow...I feel like an antique...

Custom built Bringheli lugged steel frame. Campy mix. Took this picture before the finishing touches (bar tape, etc) were put on....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-11, 05:21 PM
Replies: 26,558
Views: 16,349,057
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

So?...GET OUT AND RIDE!!!!

So?...GET OUT AND RIDE!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-11, 07:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,959
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

I stand corrected - not all of the Cannonwhales...

I stand corrected - not all of the Cannonwhales are compact...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-11, 07:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,959
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Found a few small framebuilders online that I may...

Found a few small framebuilders online that I may commission to build me a new steel road frame. It's interesting - I'm a techie sorta geek in all aspects of my life except for bicycles. Kinda...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-11, 02:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,959
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Nope, they are a compact frame, although they...

Nope, they are a compact frame, although they appear to be the least compact looking that I've found.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-11, 01:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,959
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Doesn't anyone make non-compact geometry frames anymore???

Where, or where did the standard geometry frame go?

What makes a compact frame so much better that you pretty much have to get a custom frame nowadays if you want to ride a standard geometry?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-10, 12:07 AM
Replies: 26,558
Views: 16,349,057
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Why is that lame? This isn't (or shouldn't be) a...

Why is that lame? This isn't (or shouldn't be) a competition.

Let's see a picture!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-10, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Getting harder to find "traditional geometry" (aka: NOT-compact) frames. Sigh.

For many reasons, some rational and others not so much, I've never liked the compact frame design.

Now that I'm back in the market for a new road bike, I'm finding that there seem to be fewer and...
09-11-10, 11:35 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 15,112
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

1966 Schwinn Paramount P-13 1998 Bringheli...

1966 Schwinn Paramount P-13
1998 Bringheli (frame I made with Joe Bringheli). Yes, it's steel. Yes, it's lugged. Yes, it's beautiful.
08-30-10, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Forgot to add, this frame/fork is serial number...

Forgot to add, this frame/fork is serial number D610.

http://spicymchaggis.smugmug.com/Sports/Schwinn-Paramount/DSC7272/989067527_dNZbS-XL.jpg
08-30-10, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Okay, pictures as promised! Obviously just the...

Okay, pictures as promised! Obviously just the stripped frame in these pics, I forgot to take before pictures with the components still on!
...
08-30-10, 12:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

How to clean up an old frame and save it from rusting?

I have a 1966 Schwinn Paramount P13 that was my fathers. It was my first "real" bicycle that I ever did any group riding with.

It's beautiful...yellow frame, chrome Nervex lugs, red pin striping,...
Forum: Foo
12-18-08, 01:07 AM
Replies: 13,148
Views: 948,921
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Look up "I'd cheat on my wife" in the...

Look up "I'd cheat on my wife" in the encyclopedia...this is the picture next to it!!! :love:

(not that I have a snowballs chance in he!!, mind you!) :innocent:
Forum: Foo
12-17-08, 12:48 AM
Replies: 13,148
Views: 948,921
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

:love::love::love::love::love::love::love:

:love::love::love::love::love::love::love:
Forum: Introductions
09-03-08, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Nope, I'm from T.C., the wife is from Elk Rapids....

Nope, I'm from T.C., the wife is from Elk Rapids.

We can't wait to get out of SE Alaska...the weather here SUCKS. Great place to visit, not so great to live.
Forum: Introductions
08-30-08, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Are you from T.C. originally? Say hi to Bob...

Are you from T.C. originally?

Say hi to Bob McLain for me at McLain's cycle.
07-27-08, 12:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 593
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Wow...thanks to everyone who took the time to...

Wow...thanks to everyone who took the time to reply!

I won't even begin to answer all the excellent points that were made by each of you...but suffice it to say that I am going to ride the wave of...
07-26-08, 01:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 593
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Help me get back the desire...PLEASE!!!

A little background before I start my sob story.

In the late '80s and early 90's I did quite a bit of racing when I lived in Northern Michigan, and then my 1 year in College (yeah...I dropped out...
Forum: Foo
07-02-08, 06:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,300
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Someone please explain to me why some people want...

Someone please explain to me why some people want to not have control over their own bodies and minds...??? I just don't get it.

Stupid.
Forum: Foo
06-07-08, 10:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 969
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

A gay sushi night??? :lol:

A gay sushi night??? :lol:
Forum: Foo
06-07-08, 09:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,047
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Well since a woman should be DOING the...

Well since a woman should be DOING the laundry...I suppose I can go along with this one...



;)
Forum: Foo
05-30-08, 01:54 PM
Replies: 13,148
Views: 948,921
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Got more? :D :love:

Got more? :D :love:
Forum: Foo
05-30-08, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13,148
Views: 948,921
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

More...more...!!!!:love:

More...more...!!!!:love:
Forum: Foo
04-05-08, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 219,261
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

http://spicymchaggis.smugmug.com/photos/274816176_...

http://spicymchaggis.smugmug.com/photos/274816176_vrBXb-L.jpg

http://spicymchaggis.smugmug.com/photos/274816245_aoKPv-L.jpg
Forum: Foo
03-31-08, 08:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 987
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

When your team mascot is - A NUT - you have to...

When your team mascot is - A NUT - you have to accentuate anything you can...:D

By the way, THE Ohio State University - nice job in the last two Rose Bowl's! :rolleyes:
Forum: Foo
03-30-08, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 219,261
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Green glow of the Aurora Borealis over Mendenhall...

Green glow of the Aurora Borealis over Mendenhall Glacier, Juneau, Alaska. 1201am Saturday 29 March, 2008.

http://spicymchaggis.smugmug.com/photos/271919009_2ySW4-L.jpg
03-24-08, 06:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,447
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Thanks to everyone who replied. I'm out the door...

Thanks to everyone who replied. I'm out the door back to work now, but wanted to get a few replies in.

I know that ultimately for me, the best way to lose weight is to ride, ride, ride! It...
03-24-08, 06:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,447
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

1 - Short commute is about 3.5 miles one way. At...

1 - Short commute is about 3.5 miles one way. At about 12-14mph and riding for about 15-20 mins (it varies on weather), I figure about 250 calories per ride.
2 - I overestimate usually.
3 - It...
03-24-08, 06:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,447
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

No, I use a calculator, pen, and notepad...

No, I use a calculator, pen, and notepad...
03-24-08, 06:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,447
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Interesting...that very well could be the case. ...

Interesting...that very well could be the case. I have been doing some reading about it and I may have dropped my intake too low...
03-24-08, 06:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,447
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

A pen and paper. ;) Seriously.

A pen and paper. ;)

Seriously.
03-24-08, 06:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,447
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

I hadn't heard of fitday.com, will check it out. ...

I hadn't heard of fitday.com, will check it out. I'm 99% sure I'm doing the calorie "counting" correctly. And unless I am WAY off (like 1000 calories per day), I don't think it would matter too...
03-24-08, 06:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,447
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Thanks. I try and avoid eating anything late at...

Thanks. I try and avoid eating anything late at night, but I always need something to avoid crashing with hypoglycemia. I only weigh myself once a week, so I'm not concentrating on the pounds. The...
03-24-08, 06:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,447
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Unfortunately, no I'm not adding muscle. What...

Unfortunately, no I'm not adding muscle. What you see for my "workout" (aka my commute) is all that I am able to do during the day. I try and add more workout time, but it's damn near impossible,...
03-24-08, 06:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,447
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Yes, I always eat breakfast. It's usually the...

Yes, I always eat breakfast. It's usually the "biggest" meal of the day for me. Because of my ease of becoming hypoglycemic, I try and eat 4 small meals per day.
03-23-08, 11:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,447
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Why am I not losing weight???

First off, I'm a numbers guy. So if the answer(s) you give me can be qualified in numbers, that would be great! :)

I weigh 244lbs. 36 years old. 6'4" tall.

My BMR is 2310 calories.
...
Forum: Foo
03-23-08, 10:38 PM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 749,947
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Purba

Purba
Forum: Foo
03-21-08, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 219,261
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

I used to work at the GM Proving Grounds in...

I used to work at the GM Proving Grounds in Milford. Was always cool seeing "behind the scenes" and watching 'em do their test runs, etc. I was a firefighter/EMT for a few years there.
03-20-08, 07:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,444
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

So I can just ignore the 6" of stuff that just...

So I can just ignore the 6" of stuff that just fell, and the 12+" that is forecast for this weekend?

Sweet!
03-13-08, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Thanks everyone!

Thanks everyone!
03-12-08, 11:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Where in Portland to find an old cruiser?

I'll be in Salem for a week in April picking up a motorcycle. While I am down there, I am thinking about trying to find an old cruiser. Not a new "old" cruiser, but an actual old used cruiser.
...
Forum: Foo
03-06-08, 08:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,340
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

I gotta laugh. Here in Juneau, it was 41 and...

I gotta laugh.

Here in Juneau, it was 41 and rain today. I think we were actually about 5 degrees WARMER than you Dallas guys and gals...:D
Forum: Foo
03-03-08, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13,148
Views: 948,921
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

I've said it before, and I'll say it again... ...

I've said it before, and I'll say it again...

Oh.

My.

God.
Forum: Foo
03-01-08, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13,148
Views: 948,921
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Noted. Also note that this is Foo, and...

Noted.

Also note that this is Foo, and things posted here are not necessarily in line with the other, more worldly "normal" places on the in-turd-web. :D ... OR ... it was a joke.
Forum: Foo
03-01-08, 01:23 AM
Replies: 13,148
Views: 948,921
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Is THAT what the kids call it now? :D ...

Is THAT what the kids call it now? :D




Dunno about the rest of you, but I'M looking forward to seeing hers!!!
02-05-08, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 734
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Found the owners manual on Performance's...

Found the owners manual on Performance's website...!!!
02-04-08, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 734
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Travel Trac Technique rollers - need help!!!

Does anyone out there own a set of the Performance Travel Trac Technique rollers? I lost my owners manual for it and I don't remember what the numbers used to set the front roller are based off of....
Forum: Foo
11-21-07, 07:54 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,740
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Okay, so if that's the ONLY thing that cost less...

Okay, so if that's the ONLY thing that cost less then yes you are correct.

BUT, it's not. They are lower on prices of almost all items, many which are the exact same as the ones at Fred Meyer's. ...
10-23-07, 01:46 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 15,827
Posted By Spicy McHaggis

Here in the North land (Alaska, Canadia, etc)...

Here in the North land (Alaska, Canadia, etc) everyone knows the following two words:

COTTON KILLS.
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