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Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-15, 12:24 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,155
Posted By CoachManny

I knew I was different when I started taking my...

I knew I was different when I started taking my bike with me everywhere I went/go and many days stop driving and go for a ride.

LOVE RIDING!!!!

Also know that I'm different when I'm doing hill...
08-01-15, 08:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,081
Posted By CoachManny

I feel like the bike rider egged it on. The...

I feel like the bike rider egged it on. The driver was a dumb butt for not being considerate of the biker but that is part of being a bike rider. Be prepared for angry drivers.

I had a great laugh...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-15, 10:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,580
Posted By CoachManny

I would recommend a hybrid. Still offers speed...

I would recommend a hybrid. Still offers speed and lightweight. A road bike may be uncomfortable.

Manny
07-06-15, 11:05 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,824
Posted By CoachManny

Personally I do think he should be credited for...

Personally I do think he should be credited for the wins but with an asterisk.

It's hard to know who doesn't do it and all those winners in the past I'm sure some have done it. This is just my gut...
07-06-15, 07:11 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 18,824
Posted By CoachManny

He did finish 7 times before the rest of the...

He did finish 7 times before the rest of the pack. He cheated but he did finish first 7 times.
07-06-15, 07:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,949
Posted By CoachManny

Bummer... I missed this thread! Would have been...

Bummer... I missed this thread! Would have been fun.
07-06-15, 07:02 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,032
Posted By CoachManny

Yes but only short distances. Nothing too crazy....

Yes but only short distances. Nothing too crazy. Before we got married she never rode and didn't have a bike. Now she has an old giant hybrid that she feels fits her well and she enjoys it.

She...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-15, 07:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,808
Posted By CoachManny

Upgraded my bike!

Upgraded my bike!
07-02-15, 07:04 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 11,567
Posted By CoachManny

My goal for the month of July: 400 miles ...

My goal for the month of July: 400 miles

July 1: 14.9 miles
07-02-15, 05:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,824
Posted By CoachManny

Sounds like you just need more time. When I...

Sounds like you just need more time.

When I moved here to St. Louis area it seems like it's all rolling hills. At the beginning it was tough and I kept asking myself will I ever get use to these...
Forum: Introductions
07-02-15, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4
Hi
Views: 299
Posted By CoachManny

Welcome! This is the place for all bike...

Welcome!

This is the place for all bike enthusiasts :-)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-15, 05:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 794
Posted By CoachManny

Is "Ride with GPS" available? That would be...

Is "Ride with GPS" available?

That would be my choice.
Forum: Introductions
07-01-15, 05:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By CoachManny

Welcome to the best bike forum on the net! ...

Welcome to the best bike forum on the net!

Lots of INFO here!
Forum: Introductions
06-28-15, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By CoachManny

Welcome! Very interesting story! Thank you...

Welcome!

Very interesting story! Thank you for sharing!

This is an awesome place to share your passion for bikes.

Ride on,

Manny
Forum: Introductions
06-28-15, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By CoachManny

Welcome! Always extra motivation when u...

Welcome!

Always extra motivation when u share interest with like minded individuals.

Keep on riding,

Manny
Forum: Introductions
06-28-15, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Hi
Views: 361
Posted By CoachManny

Welcome to the forum! Lots of great information...

Welcome to the forum! Lots of great information here!

Ride on,

Manny
06-27-15, 11:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,224
Posted By CoachManny

Cyclists nod to me all the time. Sometimes I...

Cyclists nod to me all the time. Sometimes I will be walking my bike to rest a bit and cyclists will pull up besides me and ask if I'm ok if I need anything.

#ClubCycle...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-15, 08:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 941
Posted By CoachManny

Great job of doing your research before buying! ...

Great job of doing your research before buying!

I'm a fan of the 105 and when I upgrade my current bike I will upgrade to a bike with 105 components.

The biggest thing I would be sure of is...
06-27-15, 07:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,111
Posted By CoachManny

Great ideas on cleaning the chain. Take it...

Great ideas on cleaning the chain.

Take it to your local bike shop and ask them to lube it for you. That won't cost you anything.
06-21-15, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,004
Posted By CoachManny

I'm curious...was this on NBCSports?

I'm curious...was this on NBCSports?
06-19-15, 06:56 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,899
Posted By CoachManny

Interesting thread. Cause I ride a lot solo...

Interesting thread.

Cause I ride a lot solo I have been in the market for a camelback. Mainly because I do carry things like locks...sometimes racquetball racquet as I coach a high/middle school...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-15, 07:55 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,636
Posted By CoachManny

This is sad! Prayers to him and his family. ...

This is sad!

Prayers to him and his family.

Someone my wife knows died pretty much the same way.

Manny
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-15, 09:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,084
Posted By CoachManny

I had a car pull up beside me and the passenger...

I had a car pull up beside me and the passenger grabbed my wrist for no reason then let go.

Weird!

Manny
Forum: Jokes & Humor
06-02-15, 06:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 724
Posted By CoachManny

Bicycle Themed Videos

Any bicycle themed funny videos? Here is one:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vn29DvMITu4

Share if you know of any,

Manny
05-28-15, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,546
Posted By CoachManny

I've done the vanilla extract and it works!!! ...

I've done the vanilla extract and it works!!!

Playing Pickleball in the Summer brings out a bunch of gnats. They love to be around sweat!

Manny
05-26-15, 11:13 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,199
Posted By CoachManny

Thanks for taking the time to write that.

Thanks for taking the time to write that.
05-23-15, 03:52 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,199
Posted By CoachManny

Yes side"walks" should be for pedestrians walking...

Yes side"walks" should be for pedestrians walking and the roads are for cars and cyclists. Which is why they say we are to follow the same rules as cars.

I always think it's funny when cars yell...
Forum: Commuting
05-23-15, 03:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,211
Posted By CoachManny

I wore a messenger bag yesterday mainly because a...

I wore a messenger bag yesterday mainly because a bp wasn't readily available.

I can definitely see the easy to access and keeping back cooler.

What I don't like is the moving around on the...
Forum: Commuting
05-22-15, 01:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,211
Posted By CoachManny

Just curious...why not a backpack? Manny

Just curious...why not a backpack?

Manny
05-22-15, 07:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,882
Posted By CoachManny

I've been rejected twice from using drive thru on...

I've been rejected twice from using drive thru on my bike. It's a safety issue for them.

Rejected in Indiana and Missouri.
05-22-15, 07:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,329
Posted By CoachManny

I have always had that problem ever since I was...

I have always had that problem ever since I was young but not from riding.

If I'm bending my knees for any long period of time getting down doing anything when I get up I get lightheaded.

My...
05-18-15, 11:40 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 9,562
Posted By CoachManny

Cars honk at me all the time. I never pay...

Cars honk at me all the time.

I never pay attention. I don't even make eye contact unless I'm apologizing or thanking them.

The last thing I care to do is getting into some bantering with a...
05-18-15, 11:30 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,243
Posted By CoachManny

What I'm very curious about is how in the world...

What I'm very curious about is how in the world do they recover from those hills. They could barely get off their bike after Stage 7 hills. Man that was a dramatic stage and it was awesome.

I...
05-18-15, 09:57 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,243
Posted By CoachManny

Same here...I've had my DVR set for this event...

Same here...I've had my DVR set for this event all week and when I popped on Facebook at the tour page I then saw the winner.

I wonder if I can set my DVR to anything Cycling.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-15, 12:19 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,690
Posted By CoachManny

If I was perfect I would "probably" be throwing...

If I was perfect I would "probably" be throwing stones.

I'm human and have made some poor decisions that I wish I could take back.

I'm glad Bonds is doing something worthwhile.

Good for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-15, 11:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,481
Posted By CoachManny

Way more riding than visiting the forum. Too...

Way more riding than visiting the forum.

Too addicted to riding to not be on the road.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-15, 11:10 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,657
Posted By CoachManny

If it's a short ride that I can use to warm up...

If it's a short ride that I can use to warm up then it's worth riding bike there.

My last group ride I drove 25 miles to get there.

There were a couple people that rode there but they lived...
05-17-15, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By CoachManny

I had to watch it online: Amgen Tour of...

I had to watch it online:

Amgen Tour of California Tour Tracker (http://tourtracker.amgentourofcalifornia.com/women/)

Manny
05-12-15, 11:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,884
Posted By CoachManny

I recently upgraded my bike to a Secteur Sport...

I recently upgraded my bike to a Secteur Sport and hit some of the toughest hills I have personally done on a ride before and it was GREAT!

In full disclosure I have been hitting some local hills...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-15, 07:58 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,076
Posted By CoachManny

I just bought (yesterday) a 2014 Secteur Sport. ...

I just bought (yesterday) a 2014 Secteur Sport.

I have looked into insurance in the past and my broker (I'm reaching out again to confirm) told me that it was automatically covered in my house...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-15, 07:27 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 12,751
Posted By CoachManny

I do appreciate my LBS. I make it a priority...

I do appreciate my LBS.

I make it a priority to try and buy everything I can from them.

I once asked how much was a water bottle and because they appreciate my business they let me have it at...
Forum: Touring
04-19-15, 07:06 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,069
Posted By CoachManny

What is the minimum amount of miles to ride to be...

What is the minimum amount of miles to ride to be considered "Touring"?

100?

Thanks in advance,

Manny
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-15, 05:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,233
Posted By CoachManny

I've stopped at Starbucks occasionally and rode...

I've stopped at Starbucks occasionally and rode at a slow pace while sipping my coffee but it was cause I was close to my destination. That's about it for me.
07-11-14, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 887
Posted By CoachManny

Looking to buy a GT iDrive 3.0 (2004) for $500

Would I be paying too much for this bike?

It was originally purchased for $700.

Wondering if this is worth $500 for the bike?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Manny
03-15-14, 02:11 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,517
Posted By CoachManny

Goal is 400 Miles MTD is 227 Miles

Goal is 400 Miles
MTD is 227 Miles
Forum: Commuting
02-25-14, 12:18 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,989
Posted By CoachManny

I've been on bike now for 1.5 years without car. ...

I've been on bike now for 1.5 years without car.

Hopefully when I start driving again I won't be a speed demon!

Manny
Forum: Commuting
02-10-14, 08:35 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,605
Posted By CoachManny

Is SS mainly for riding around for fun and short...

Is SS mainly for riding around for fun and short distance? Can it be pretty challenging on long rides?

Manny
Forum: Commuting
02-10-14, 08:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,804
Posted By CoachManny

Rode last night for 8 miles. Had to ride in the...

Rode last night for 8 miles. Had to ride in the street because of all the snow on the sidewalk.

It was a great ride but I was ready to get home since it was a long commute with bus/train/riding.
...
02-06-14, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 721
Posted By CoachManny

Bluetooth headset when riding

I am using a Motorola H500 headpiece. I haven't used it on a ride yet as I just started using it today.

Anyone have any experience riding and talking with a head piece where both parties hear...
Forum: Commuting
02-06-14, 01:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,804
Posted By CoachManny

Great feedback here! It's been two days of...

Great feedback here!

It's been two days of snow and no riding. I am seriously having bike withdrawals!

Manny
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