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03-02-09, 10:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 877
Posted By Prosody

I started on 20 mg of Zocor about 7 or 8 years...

I started on 20 mg of Zocor about 7 or 8 years ago. It brought my slightly elevated cholesterol down a little, but when I started cycling regularly, my cholesterol dropped significantly. These days...
Forum: Foo
06-29-08, 08:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 635
Posted By Prosody

Master of fine arts in writing poetry.

Master of fine arts in writing poetry.
06-22-08, 09:33 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,654
Posted By Prosody

I'm no expert. Not even close to an expert. I...

I'm no expert. Not even close to an expert. I think, though, that, if you are exercising regularly--3 to 6 times a week--and not losing weight, then you should look at some "lifestyle" changes in...
05-16-08, 10:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
Posted By Prosody

Same threads give me trouble. High speed cable...

Same threads give me trouble. High speed cable modem.
05-13-08, 10:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
Posted By Prosody

Long Threads Won't Load

Just wondering if it's me, my computer, or the forums causing those really long threads to not load.
03-13-08, 08:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,411
Posted By Prosody

If you know the hill is going to be difficult,...

If you know the hill is going to be difficult, shift down and take it easy on the first part of it. If you push hard at first, you run the risk of blowing up before the top. You can always start...
Forum: Foo
02-21-08, 09:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,216
Posted By Prosody

Roll--a--nother one Just like--the--other one ...

Roll--a--nother one
Just like--the--other one
You've been holding--on to it
And I sure would like a hit

Don't--bo--gart--that joint--my friend
Pass it over to me
02-19-08, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By Prosody

18 months, no cancer? 'Snot a problem. ...

18 months, no cancer? 'Snot a problem. Congratulations.
02-07-08, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By Prosody

If you check the chain regularly for stretch and...

If you check the chain regularly for stretch and replace it before it's too bad, your cassette ought to last a long time. Park makes a chain checker that lets you see the amount of stretch.
02-07-08, 05:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,227
Posted By Prosody

This year will be my 8th Tour de Donut in...

This year will be my 8th Tour de Donut in Staunton, IL. It's a fine ride/race, with the winner often downing more than 20 donuts. The most I"ve managed is 2. The ride always has between 500 and...
02-04-08, 09:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,935
Posted By Prosody

"Told you we shoulda brought some...

"Told you we shoulda brought some PowerBars."
02-04-08, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By Prosody

On the following page you can see the response...

On the following page you can see the response from cyclists in my area to a couple hit and run attacks:

http://www.stlbikefed.org/
02-04-08, 09:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,967
Posted By Prosody

Years ago I exchanged a few emails with Sheldon. ...

Years ago I exchanged a few emails with Sheldon. He was a model of how someone can demonstrate admirable humanity on the internet. I will miss his knowledge and his goodness.
01-29-08, 09:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,333
Posted By Prosody

A 700 X 25 tire on the rear wheel will last...

A 700 X 25 tire on the rear wheel will last longer than a 23, and will be a little more comfortable because you can run a little lower pressure in it. I'm in the habit of putting a 23 on the front...
12-31-07, 01:01 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,323
Posted By Prosody

With a nod to Douglass Adams: Don't panic.

With a nod to Douglass Adams: Don't panic.
12-19-07, 08:51 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,178
Posted By Prosody

I say: Close the thread only after the people...

I say: Close the thread only after the people who posted during the first two days are all dead :lol:

Honestly, a ghost from the past every once in awhile builds character.
12-08-07, 10:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,769
Posted By Prosody

I have over 2000 miles on a set of Bontrager Race...

I have over 2000 miles on a set of Bontrager Race X-Light Aero wheels, 16 spokes front and rear. They haven't been touched. This is after I tore apart a 36 spoke rear wheel, Salsa delgado cross...
11-11-07, 10:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 907
Posted By Prosody

Not many rides in Arkansas here, but I've always...

Not many rides in Arkansas here, but I've always found Mike's Midwest Bicycle Rides (http://www.mikebentley.com/bike/mwrides.htm) to be a good source.
10-07-07, 09:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 913
Posted By Prosody

Happy BD DnverFox. It's always, and let me...

Happy BD DnverFox. It's always, and let me emphasize _always_, good to congratulate someone for being older than me. Here's to many more good years on two wheels.
07-26-07, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By Prosody

Routeslip.com (http://www.routeslip.com) will...

Routeslip.com (http://www.routeslip.com) will give you an elevation profile and total elevation for a route. There are thousands (not exaggerating) of routes in California. You might check there to...
07-22-07, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By Prosody

So the first thing you should try is loosening...

So the first thing you should try is loosening the shoe. When you first put the shoes on before a ride, keep them a little loose. Your feet will swell during the ride, and the shoes will become...
07-18-07, 08:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,200
Posted By Prosody

I'll second this. Though it seems...

I'll second this. Though it seems counterintuitive, sometimes the safest thing to do on narrow roads is to ride farther into the lane. When you hug the right side of the road, some drivers believe...
07-14-07, 06:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 572
Posted By Prosody

Congratulations on your personal record. Now...

Congratulations on your personal record. Now you'll have to up the ante.
07-13-07, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By Prosody

You can check on RouteSlip.com Here...

You can check on RouteSlip.com
Here (http://www.routeslip.com/discover/USA/MO/St_Louis)
for rides in St. Louis.

RouteSlip.com hasn't been working well lately, but you can find many...
07-05-07, 11:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,922
Posted By Prosody

Most likely your rims won't take too much thinner...

Most likely your rims won't take too much thinner of a tire. Try switching tires. The Vittoria Randonneur, a touring tire that has little tread, might help. I put 35 mm (could be 37--tires are...
06-26-07, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By Prosody

The winner in the donut adjusted time category...

The winner in the donut adjusted time category often eats 20 or more donuts. The most I've ever eaten is two, and the second one really did me in. I will eat one--what's the point of riding the...
06-25-07, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By Prosody

Tour de Donut

I don't know about the rest of you, but this race is right up my alley. Check out this post in the road cycling forum (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?p=4729504#post4729504)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-07, 09:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 310
Posted By Prosody

Tour de Donut

Just a reminder for all midwesterners: The Tour de Donut is coming up July 14 in Staunton, IL, which is about 40 miles northeast of St. Louis. This "race," sponsored by the Boeing Employees Bicycle...
Forum: Foo
06-18-07, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10,059
Views: 349,066
Posted By Prosody

Such a smarmy group.

Such a smarmy group.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-07, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 777
Posted By Prosody

I've had a CS200 for about a year and a half. ...

I've had a CS200 for about a year and a half. I'm still on the original batteries, and the thing works great. No interference, no glitching out.
06-17-07, 08:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,268
Posted By Prosody

I've bought Bolle Vigilantes at Nashbar and find...

I've bought Bolle Vigilantes at Nashbar and find them to fit well, in addition to being realtively inexpensive when Nashbar has them on sale.
06-13-07, 10:48 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,294
Posted By Prosody

For the record, I'm not a lurker. I visit once...

For the record, I'm not a lurker. I visit once in awhile, put in my two cents worth, and usually leave with change.

52 until August.
06-09-07, 09:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,412
Posted By Prosody

Glad the two of you are ok. From your list of...

Glad the two of you are ok. From your list of totaled cars above, it seems the best course of action would be to give up motor vehicles altogether.

I've been driving a Honda Odyssey for several...
06-09-07, 09:49 AM
Replies: 610
Views: 12,014
Posted By Prosody

Saw this comment near the beginning of the tread....

Saw this comment near the beginning of the tread. I thought this comment revealed an interesting attitude on the part of a cyclist about cycling. In my mind, the only way to fully eliminate...
06-07-07, 08:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,832
Posted By Prosody

23 on the front, 25 on the back, 265 pounds.

23 on the front, 25 on the back, 265 pounds.
05-22-07, 07:09 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 15,669
Posted By Prosody

After gaining a reputation at the lbs as the...

After gaining a reputation at the lbs as the poster child for destroying wheels, I bought a pair of Bontrager Race X-Lite Aeros. I've cleared 1200 miles on them, hit more potholes than I can count,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-07, 07:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 37,119
Posted By Prosody

And just for the record, If you were to draw a...

And just for the record, If you were to draw a lines through the tread shapes on both sides of the tire so that the two lines meet, the point of meeting should point forward.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-07, 04:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,201
Posted By Prosody

I've been using these for years. Polar 24 oz...

I've been using these for years. Polar 24 oz bottles fit like a glove in them.
03-13-07, 04:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,965
Posted By Prosody

I have about 850 miles on a set of Bonti Race...

I have about 850 miles on a set of Bonti Race X-Light Aeros. They are holding up to my 265 pounds just fine. Haven't been touched by a spoke wrench.
02-16-07, 10:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,562
Posted By Prosody

I use Speedplay X2 pedals. I love them. The...

I use Speedplay X2 pedals. I love them. The float is just what my knees want, and after a short time to get used to them, I find my feet settle in to a position that's comfortable. The pedals may...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-07, 03:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,212
Posted By Prosody

I have a Fuji Roubaix, which is a lower model...

I have a Fuji Roubaix, which is a lower model than any of the team models. The frame is made in Taiwan, which puts in on the same manufacuring level as a mess of other frames. I had a 2003 Roubaix,...
01-26-07, 06:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By Prosody

I use the Polar CS200 with cadence on the bike...

I use the Polar CS200 with cadence on the bike and the Polar F11 when I'm at the gym or in spinning class. As Dogbait said, the CS200 has few interference problems.
Forum: Foo
01-22-07, 10:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 803
Posted By Prosody

You don't have to call me Waylon Jennings You...

You don't have to call me Waylon Jennings
You don't have to call me Charlie Pride
And you don't have to call me Merle Haggard
Anymore
But you never even call me by my name

--The Late, Great...
01-19-07, 08:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,841
Posted By Prosody

Before I started taking Glucosamine and...

Before I started taking Glucosamine and Chondroitin I asked the doctor I then saw about it. He suggested trying it for three months and continuing it after that if I felt an improvement. The last...
Forum: Foo
12-19-06, 10:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,433
Posted By Prosody

For me, it's obviouis, isn't it?

For me, it's obviouis, isn't it?
12-18-06, 10:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,503
Posted By Prosody

Charles Atlas: A name many of us encountered...

Charles Atlas: A name many of us encountered last while watching the Rocky Horror Picture Show
Jack LaLanne: Probably the healthiest human on the planet. According to IMDB, he played Hercules on...
12-02-06, 11:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 632
Posted By Prosody

Just for the record, 2006 saw the 18th annual...

Just for the record, 2006 saw the 18th annual Tour de Donut in Staunton, IL (sponsored by the Boeing Employees Bicycle Club in St. Louis, MO, but an Illinois ride). Check out their website:...
12-02-06, 11:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,088
Posted By Prosody

Is that a scone?

Is that a scone?
09-29-06, 09:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 564
Posted By Prosody

I was in exactly the same area in July, but since...

I was in exactly the same area in July, but since we flew in, I did not have a bike. Also, Ms. Prosody does not ride, and we were on a togetherness vacation, but I gazed wistfully at all the...
09-29-06, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By Prosody

A tire boot should be a temporary repair...

A tire boot should be a temporary repair only--just to get you home. If you go riding on a tire that has a cut in the sidewall, you run the risk of another flat, possibly a blow-out if the boot...
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