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12-23-07, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By WesMorrison

Aha! So I will. The recipe to...

Aha!



So I will.

The recipe to which I was referring is a low-carb pumpkin pie. I say low-carb because that's the easiest way to describe it. I mainly look for ways to reduce sugar and...
12-23-07, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By WesMorrison

OK to post link to recipe on my blog?

Is it allowable on bikeforums.net to post a link to a recipe on my blog?

Yes, the blog shows ads...

Yes, I'm trying to find legitimate ways to promote it...

Just thought I should ask before...
08-25-07, 08:16 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,787
Posted By WesMorrison

I don't like being outside in the sun without...

I don't like being outside in the sun without sunglasses - EVER. Sometimes even when overcast. I squint. Maybe my eyes are just sensitive to light, and yours aren't.
Forum: Commuting
07-31-07, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By WesMorrison

You could simplify that, since Java has its own...

You could simplify that, since Java has its own garbage collection.
Forum: Northeast
07-27-07, 05:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 705
Posted By WesMorrison

I would love to do a group ride one of these...

I would love to do a group ride one of these days. But I hate paying money for it. :( I know events cost money, but still I'd usually rather ride alone than pay to ride.

Somebody talk me into this...
Forum: Northeast
07-25-07, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By WesMorrison

I rode New Milford to Bristol via Litchfield and...

I rode New Milford to Bristol via Litchfield and Thomaston. Didn't notice anything unusual.
07-25-07, 10:39 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,335
Posted By WesMorrison

You can't get a date to the prom when you're dead.

You can't get a date to the prom when you're dead.
07-25-07, 08:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 888
Posted By WesMorrison

Are you pulling out in front of me, or not?

Going up a slight hill, not going too fast.

Truck ahead pulling out of a parking lot on the right, wanting to turn left.

Are you going to turn left before I get there?

You're looking right...
07-20-07, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,314
Posted By WesMorrison

So it is basically a form of ankling.

So it is basically a form of ankling.
07-20-07, 09:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,314
Posted By WesMorrison

Could you explain "lead with your heel"? Are...

Could you explain "lead with your heel"?

Are you talking about positioning your foot a certain way or just "visualizing" that you are pushing from the heel, even though the pedal is connected to...
07-20-07, 09:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,131
Posted By WesMorrison

I'd like to see THAT on a bike helmet. With two...

I'd like to see THAT on a bike helmet. With two water bottles.
07-16-07, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By WesMorrison

Reflector attached to saddle?

Does anybody know if there is such a thing as a reflector that will attach to the rear of a bike saddle? Maybe clamped to the back of the rails. When I use a bag attached to my seatpost, I have to...
Forum: Northeast
07-14-07, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By WesMorrison

Flat rides near NW CT?

I would like to find a good, long, flat, uninterupted ride in northwest Connecticut that I can use to test my progress. (Speed.) Everything around where I live is hilly. Anybody know of any? I'm...
07-11-07, 12:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 31,495
Posted By WesMorrison

How obese is too obese to ride a bike?

Can a person who is over 300 pounds, probably about 5' 4", really big belly and posterior (floppy rolls of fat,) successfully ride a 2-wheel bicycle?

I'm trying to help someone who says they want...
07-01-07, 07:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,888
Posted By WesMorrison

[SMACKS FOREHEAD] I thought it had a little...

[SMACKS FOREHEAD]

I thought it had a little bit of "give", but I didn't want to break anything. :)
07-01-07, 04:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,888
Posted By WesMorrison

Moving cleats back on shoe?

OK...I know "ball of the foot" is supposed to be the "correct" way to pedal, but it's never felt natural to me. I tend to push from a little further back. Sometimes even on the arches.

Until I got...
07-01-07, 04:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 989
Posted By WesMorrison

Haha, sort of like when you're running from a...

Haha, sort of like when you're running from a bear.

You don't have to be faster than the bear, just faster than the guy next to you. :)

But yeah, rain has thwarted my biking plans quite a bit...
Forum: Commuting
06-30-07, 05:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 779
Posted By WesMorrison

Took about the same time to get home last night...

Took about the same time to get home last night even though the elevation profile was a little different. Take a look at the route I posted, and click "show elevation". That hill from mile 25 down to...
Forum: Commuting
06-29-07, 02:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 779
Posted By WesMorrison

Well, the main thing is, I want to lose about 30...

Well, the main thing is, I want to lose about 30 pounds of fat this summer. I could lose about 12 and hit the top of the "normal" bodyfat range, but I want to be lean. If it takes riding 6 hours a...
Forum: Commuting
06-29-07, 08:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 779
Posted By WesMorrison

Well, I rode in today. Took about 2:52 to go 32...

Well, I rode in today. Took about 2:52 to go 32 miles, averaging 11.2 mph. Took it easy. Not exhausted. Should be fine for the ride home. We'll see how sore I am tomorrow. :)
Forum: Commuting
06-28-07, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,616
Posted By WesMorrison

I did. It was a Trek bike rack. I don't know what...

I did. It was a Trek bike rack. I don't know what yours looks like, but mine had two sets of arms from the front of the rack to the bike, one set longer than the other. At first it looked like the...
Forum: Commuting
06-28-07, 02:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 779
Posted By WesMorrison

32 mile commute, one way, hilly

Anybody commute this far?

I've ridden this, and partway back, on a weekend. I want to do it during the week soon.

http://www.mapmyride.com/ride/united-states/ct/new-milford/538397144
06-25-07, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By WesMorrison

Drop bars wide enough to hold straight bar hardware?

For a hybrid bike, originally with straight or riser handlebars, are there any road bike drop bars that the straight part in the middle would be wide enough that all the original hardware could be...
06-23-07, 10:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,461
Posted By WesMorrison

I don't much allow myself to go over 30ish. I...

I don't much allow myself to go over 30ish. I brake. Hate to think what would happen with a flat tire or road hazard going faster than that.
06-23-07, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By WesMorrison

This morning was a good test. About 9 or 10 miles...

This morning was a good test. About 9 or 10 miles into a ride I got a...

SUDDEN, INSTANT, EXTREMELY PAINFUL CRAMP

in my left calf. I didn't forget! I unclipped my left leg and tried to ride it...
06-22-07, 08:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,107
Posted By WesMorrison

What's a "big climb"? "long climb"?

I'm saving my routes on mapmyride.com. Two of the attributes you can describe them with are "big climb" and "long climb".

Are these subjective terms or is there concensus on what they mean? A...
06-22-07, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By WesMorrison

I bought Shimano M520's and Louis Garneau shoes...

I bought Shimano M520's and Louis Garneau shoes today. Pretty "normal" looking shoe. Rode with them tonight. Didn't fall over! :)
06-22-07, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By WesMorrison

Clipless on hybrid: Mountain or Road pedals?

I have a hybrid (Trek 7.3 FX, 700x32c tires.) I ride mostly on pavement in rural areas. I'm looking into getting clipless pedals and shoes.

Is it unkosher to put road pedals on a hybrid bike? I...
06-21-07, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By WesMorrison

If I misunderstood, try looking at the manual...

If I misunderstood, try looking at the manual here:

http://www.saris.com/t-instructionmanuals.aspx#SarisRacks
06-21-07, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By WesMorrison

That's the one with three legs, right? I have...

That's the one with three legs, right? I have that one.

Are you talking about the single band on the side? I mean, not the two on top that hold the top tube, the other one.

If so, when I bought...
06-21-07, 08:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,362
Posted By WesMorrison

Yes, I just installed a Blackburn Delphi 6.0 a...

Yes, I just installed a Blackburn Delphi 6.0 a couple days ago. Used it last night for the first time.

I think I'm in pretty decent aerobic shape, or can get back into it quickly. I'm seeing...
06-20-07, 08:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,362
Posted By WesMorrison

On and off most of my life, but usually at a...

On and off most of my life, but usually at a leisurely pace. In recent years, I try to get out for a ride on weekends. This year I'm trying to do more. A 5 to 10 mile ride after work at least 2...
06-20-07, 04:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By WesMorrison

It's working now (at least spinning the wheel.) I...

It's working now (at least spinning the wheel.) I twisted the transmitter toward the inside of the fork until it came near enough to the magnet.

(When I wrote the above post from work I was...
06-19-07, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By WesMorrison

"Shimming" speedo sensor to fit bike?

I just got my Blackburn Delphi 6.0 last night. Installed it this morning on my Trek 7.3 FX.

The wireless speedometer doesn't work. The battery is good. I think the sensor on the fork and the...
06-17-07, 07:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,362
Posted By WesMorrison

Doing better once I added carbs. Did 44 miles...

Doing better once I added carbs. Did 44 miles today carrying a maltodextrin-based drink with a little soy protein. Stopped whenever I took a drink. Worked out to about 250-280 calories an hour. Only...
06-14-07, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By WesMorrison

Just bought a Delphi 6.0. Wasn't originally...

Just bought a Delphi 6.0. Wasn't originally interested in the altimeter, but what the heck, I found a good deal. Hmm, it's coming from a state away. I wonder if it will get here Saturday. :)
06-14-07, 04:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,046
Posted By WesMorrison

It's only bad if it makes you feel guilty....

It's only bad if it makes you feel guilty. :roflmao:

Darwin spes mea est.
06-13-07, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By WesMorrison

Wow, those look nice. Thanks.

Wow, those look nice. Thanks.
06-13-07, 04:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By WesMorrison

Inexpensive setup for cadence + hrm?

I've been looking at cycle computers. I don't care if they're wired or not. I haven't found many that have both HRM and cadence. I found a Polar one but it's wireless and too pricey for me (when you...
06-11-07, 01:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,362
Posted By WesMorrison

Yes, but, isn't the force to drive the pedal...

Yes, but, isn't the force to drive the pedal downward coming from your quads?

I'm not saying you're wrong, I just still don't understand why it's right.

If there's a topic on this already point...
06-11-07, 10:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,362
Posted By WesMorrison

Why is this important? I've seen this...

Why is this important?

I've seen this recommendation many times but not an explanation of why. (Physics, leverage, etc.)
06-10-07, 07:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,362
Posted By WesMorrison

Why am I so slow?

Why am I so slow compared to the road bikes whizzing by me?

I know some of the reasons, but I'm wondering why the difference is so huge.

It's not that important, really, as I'm riding to lose...
Forum: Northeast
06-10-07, 07:16 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,041
Posted By WesMorrison

New Milford / Bristol area Blue Trek 7.3 FX

New Milford / Bristol area

Blue Trek 7.3 FX
06-05-07, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 968
Posted By WesMorrison

e-bike ONLY for assistance up hills, charges on downhill/flat?

Is anyone aware of an e-bike setup that will do the following?

- Just enough power/charge to assist on hills
- Can recover charge on downhill or flat areas (motor charges batteries)
- Preferably...
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