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Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-16, 02:36 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,508
Posted By Mkhira2

Wahoo Kickr for me. Cycling shorts and a t-shirt...

Wahoo Kickr for me. Cycling shorts and a t-shirt with Zwift on the computer and a movie on the TV. Good for 3 hours.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-16, 03:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,182
Posted By Mkhira2

https://www.strava.com/activities/334293522 ...

https://www.strava.com/activities/334293522

My last ride in the Texas Hill Country before moving away. Had a good friend drive 3 hours just to ride the loop with me. Beautiful day; had a bit of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-16, 03:53 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,773
Posted By Mkhira2

1. 5000 mile year (~100 miles/week average) ...

1. 5000 mile year (~100 miles/week average)

2. Complete a 12 hour time trial

3. Have fun!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-16, 03:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 961
Posted By Mkhira2

The above picture makes me feel ashamed of...

The above picture makes me feel ashamed of myself. That looks like an epic group ride! It's only 50 degrees here, but I rode the trainer anyway. The lure of watching college football bowl games was...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-15, 02:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,504
Posted By Mkhira2

Velomobiles - bluevelo - Your velomobile source...

Velomobiles - bluevelo - Your velomobile source in North America (http://www.bluevelo.com)

http://www.bluevelo.com/images/61133e48cf98dd5fe67cefa94fe08b4b_pnbl_j3fp.png

Unfortunately, I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-15, 01:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,508
Posted By Mkhira2

My first road bike was an entry level aluminum...

My first road bike was an entry level aluminum Specialized Allez for $700. I upgraded it slowly over time, but loved it from day one. For $2-3k (which is far more than enough, in my opinion) you can...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-15, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By Mkhira2

I recently moved from a city where I had loads of...

I recently moved from a city where I had loads of good routes from my doorstep, to a part of town in a different city where I no longer have that access. I was making do with "less fun" in-town...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-15, 01:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,277
Posted By Mkhira2

I'm in recovery now from a "slam" that happened...

I'm in recovery now from a "slam" that happened four days ago.

I was only 1/2 mile from home on my way back from a good morning ride, southbound on a street I ride nearly every day. I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-15, 12:56 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,214
Posted By Mkhira2

Taken from Strava. 90% of the elevation was...

Taken from Strava. 90% of the elevation was gained before July, before moving from a hilly area to a pancake flat city. Some are trainer miles (sorry), some are commuter miles, and some are just me...
Forum: Texas
12-13-15, 03:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 949
Posted By Mkhira2

I have lived in Texas my whole life so I'm not...

I have lived in Texas my whole life so I'm not certain how hilly other places get, but my favorite loop was 55 miles with 7500 feet of climbing. None of the hills are terribly long; just rolling,...
Forum: Texas
12-12-15, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 949
Posted By Mkhira2

The riding in/around Blanco is wonderful. Lots of...

The riding in/around Blanco is wonderful. Lots of rural roads with minimal traffic. Chip seal is prevalent but nothing major. Hills will be a major factor, and the scenery is beautiful.

I would...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-15, 05:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,035
Posted By Mkhira2

Your bike should hold up just fine, and wearing...

Your bike should hold up just fine, and wearing gloves should lessen the jarring impact your body takes from the bumps as well. The rumble strips near me are an inch deep with just an inch or two of...
Forum: Texas
12-11-15, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,230
Posted By Mkhira2

I recently moved to Houston from Austin and am...

I recently moved to Houston from Austin and am looking for good routes and perhaps a riding buddy as well. Below is a link to my strava profile and my favorite route so far. I blatantly stole the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-15, 12:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,325
Posted By Mkhira2

What are your cycling goals?

Do you have time, mileage, or event goals? Are you goal oriented at all?

I was speaking with a friend who said it is difficult for him to get out and ride on nasty days, or busy days, when he has...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-15, 11:38 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 35,191
Posted By Mkhira2

I've used it, and loved it. I had a one hour...

I've used it, and loved it. I had a one hour trainer ride planned but stretched it to two because I was having so much fun with the program. Some of the pro's like it, too...

Lawson Craddock on...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-14, 09:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,271
Posted By Mkhira2

I rode last summer in 100+ degree heat from my...

I rode last summer in 100+ degree heat from my home to a resort hotel that was 45 miles away.

Fifteen minutes later I'd found my room, changed into my swimsuit, and ordered a club sandwich and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-14, 06:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 727
Posted By Mkhira2

82 miles with a friend today. Sunny, with temps...

82 miles with a friend today. Sunny, with temps between 66-72* Fahrenheit. Had a ham and cheese sandwich at mile 60. Perfect!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-14, 11:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By Mkhira2

Locating a bicycle noise

Bicycle Bike Noises, Clicks, Ticks, Creaks, Clunks, Knocks Repair by Jim Langley (http://www.jimlangley.net/wrench/keepitquiet.html#tick)

Thought I'd share this article I ran across while trying...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-14, 11:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,051
Posted By Mkhira2

Congratulations on the big ride and the weight...

Congratulations on the big ride and the weight loss. Neither of those are easy. Keep it up!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-14, 01:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 777
Posted By Mkhira2

Nespresso machine.

Nespresso machine.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-14, 10:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,696
Posted By Mkhira2

Have fun!

Have fun!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-14, 12:28 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,295
Posted By Mkhira2

I like Strava. I've been using it for nearly a...

I like Strava. I've been using it for nearly a year. For me, it's been a very useful tool to gauge my own personal progression and I've found several new routes to explore by looking at activities...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-14, 12:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 850
Posted By Mkhira2

My goal is 1 per month...12 a year.

My goal is 1 per month...12 a year.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-14, 06:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,036
Posted By Mkhira2

http://www.amazon.com/Indoor-Bike-Trainer-Exercise...

http://www.amazon.com/Indoor-Bike-Trainer-Exercise-Stand/dp/B004E1SVOI/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1391647396&sr=8-3&keywords=bicycle+trainer

Super cheap trainer with decent reviews, with the knowledge...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-14, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 532
Posted By Mkhira2

Saturday I had a good friend visiting my hilly...

Saturday I had a good friend visiting my hilly city from his flat city so we rode 44 miles with 4350 feet of climbing. We stopped to buy girl scout cookies 3/4 way through the ride and ate a sleeve...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-14, 12:17 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,633
Posted By Mkhira2

My work hours are 4:00pm - 11:00pm, and I live...

My work hours are 4:00pm - 11:00pm, and I live 1.5 miles from work.

I can't beat that for cycling purposes.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-14, 11:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,793
Posted By Mkhira2

Yes, the driver did stop. He was at my side...

Yes, the driver did stop. He was at my side immediately calling 911 and looking after me. Other than the whole hitting me part, he was a perfect gentleman about the whole thing.

I have never felt...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-14, 04:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,793
Posted By Mkhira2

Hit by a car in Austin, TX

First post!

I was riding southbound on a popular cycling road here in town (Loop 360), and a car who was turning onto my road failed to see me and clipped the side of my rear wheel, causing me to...
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