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Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-11, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By JPWendtinc

hairline fracture in right foot

About a week ago I dropped my iPhone and it landed on my foot right where the big toe meets the foot. The edge of the corner of the phone is what hit. It hurt a little, but not too bad. Then on day 2...
08-06-11, 06:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,443
Posted By JPWendtinc

I would not say I have a fetish. I have an...

I would not say I have a fetish. I have an obsession. Cycling has taken over my world. I go to the LBS just to hang out. I rarely leave without having bought something. I have three different bikes...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-11, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 810
Posted By JPWendtinc

+1 The combination of Advair and Singulair...

+1

The combination of Advair and Singulair have been a godsend to me. I am on my bike almost every day and I cant even remember the last time I needed my albuterol.
08-03-11, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,851
Posted By JPWendtinc

Crushed limestone will be fine. You bike will...

Crushed limestone will be fine. You bike will only hate you until you clean it. Wifey and I did 20 miles on crushed limestone last weekend and the amount of dust was incredible.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-11, 10:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,277
Posted By JPWendtinc

This spring I went through the same thing. I went...

This spring I went through the same thing. I went with the Madone 4.5 and I love it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-11, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By JPWendtinc

Ha. The full carbon seat is "recommended for thin...

Ha. The full carbon seat is "recommended for thin people with narrow pelvises". I have neither of those.

@jdon - I wouldn't explain it as pain. It is really just an uncomfort. I also slide a bit...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-11, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By JPWendtinc

saddle help

I am looking for a couple recommendations.

I am running the stock Bontrager R1 saddle. It feels fine for shorter 10 - 15 mile rides. Anything longer and I find myself moving around a lot to find...
Forum: BMX
08-01-11, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By JPWendtinc

http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l38/JPW1977/Bicy...

http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l38/JPW1977/Bicycles/DSC_0018.jpg

http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l38/JPW1977/Bicycles/DSC_0017.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-11, 09:23 AM
Replies: 27,021
Views: 17,232,646
Posted By JPWendtinc

Although I have already posted, I am posting...

Although I have already posted, I am posting again. Yesterday I got my first ever aftermarket wheels, Mavic Ksyrium Elites, and it is like having a completely new bike. I cannot believe the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-11, 04:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 287
Posted By JPWendtinc

New wheels

After destroying my front wheel today, I was motivated to pull the trigger on a set of Mavic Kyserium Elites. I can't wait for tomorrow's ride and see the difference in roll. The difference is weight...
07-30-11, 08:15 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 973,465
Posted By JPWendtinc

Crashed.

Crashed.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-11, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By JPWendtinc

My first crash!

This morning at mile 1.1 I put my front wheel in an expansion joint between the road and the curb. I instantly went from 17mph to 0 and all 240lbs of me sailed over the handlebars. I ended up with a...
07-30-11, 07:55 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 4,377
Posted By JPWendtinc

Done. Complete. Finito

After this morning's ride I am at 204. :thumb:

HOWEVER, reaching this goal was not without drama. This morning at mile 1.1 I put my front wheel in an expansion joint between the road and the curb....
Forum: BMX
07-29-11, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By JPWendtinc

Finally got the frame fork and bars back from...

Finally got the frame fork and bars back from powdercoat. It looks amazing. The pictures don't do it justice.

http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l38/JPW1977/Bicycles/photo8.jpg
...
07-23-11, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 649
Posted By JPWendtinc

I tried that. I even still have the beautiful...

I tried that. I even still have the beautiful shelf laying under my desk. Unfortunately, the walls in my office building were build in the 70's as some sort of "easily movable" partition system. The...
07-23-11, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By JPWendtinc

Without changing parts, you might try changing...

Without changing parts, you might try changing your seat angle to help keep the weight off of your hands.

Is your seat angled forward at all? This will lend itself to sliding forward on your seat...
07-23-11, 11:07 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 20,007
Posted By JPWendtinc

They are SRAM X0 shifters. Thanks for the...

They are SRAM X0 shifters. Thanks for the compliment.

To be fair, it wasn't mud as in mountain biking MUD. The prairie path by me is crushed limestone gravel. It was more the tires sinking in the...
07-23-11, 10:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 379
Posted By JPWendtinc

Photo Album

I am a hobby photographer and love to combine my two passions. Here are some of my favorite cycle related pics.

http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l38/JPW1977/Bicycles/DSC_00152.jpg
...
07-23-11, 10:28 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 4,377
Posted By JPWendtinc

7/23 - 20 Total 175

7/23 - 20

Total 175
07-23-11, 10:21 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 20,007
Posted By JPWendtinc

Humid, wet, sticky, muddy, long and filled with...

Humid, wet, sticky, muddy, long and filled with runners 3 abreast because they own the trails. I did manage 20 miles on the prairie path which after last nights storm was like riding with 2 flat...
07-22-11, 03:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 649
Posted By JPWendtinc

It's okay. I have plenty of bikes that get ridden.

It's okay. I have plenty of bikes that get ridden.
07-22-11, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 649
Posted By JPWendtinc

Lol. Usually that would be the case, but I am a...

Lol. Usually that would be the case, but I am a general contractor and do all of the construction for the property management company. I get free reign. Mwah ah ah
07-22-11, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By JPWendtinc

My wife has the WSD 7.5FX and her only complaint...

My wife has the WSD 7.5FX and her only complaint was the seat. I got her a Serfas RX seat, and now she can ride for hours. It is a great bike.
07-22-11, 09:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 649
Posted By JPWendtinc

Sorry for the poor picture quality, but the good...

Sorry for the poor picture quality, but the good camera is at home. These are with my iPhone.

http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l38/JPW1977/Bicycles/wallbike.jpg
...
07-21-11, 10:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 649
Posted By JPWendtinc

Phil, In my opinion, art is everywhere....

Phil,

In my opinion, art is everywhere. Whatever you love to look at becomes art. Do you have any paintings or photographs hanging in your house? Art is expensive. Frames are expensive.

People...
07-20-11, 04:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 649
Posted By JPWendtinc

Here are some pics I took at home before I took...

Here are some pics I took at home before I took it to the office. I will take office pics after I hang it.

http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l38/JPW1977/Bicycles/DSC_0004.jpg
...
07-20-11, 03:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 649
Posted By JPWendtinc

Obsession......yes

I bought a new bike today.

Normally this would not be such an odd statement. However, I bought an Origin8 Uno from my LBS, immediately removed the the pedals and the brakes, and drove it to my...
07-18-11, 09:21 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 4,377
Posted By JPWendtinc

7/2 - 13 miles 7/4 - 8 7/5 - 13 7/6 - 20 ...

7/2 - 13 miles
7/4 - 8
7/5 - 13
7/6 - 20
7/7 - 16
7/10 - 13
7/12 - 10
7/13 - 24
7/14 - 4
7/16 - 15
07-18-11, 09:14 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-11, 09:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,792
Posted By JPWendtinc

I am partial to the Trek. ...

I am partial to the Trek.
http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l38/JPW1977/Bicycles/Madone.jpg
07-15-11, 09:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 550
Posted By JPWendtinc

Amazing! Keep it up.

Amazing! Keep it up.
Forum: Foo
07-15-11, 09:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 393
Posted By JPWendtinc

My dad had a full beard until he hit his 50 and...

My dad had a full beard until he hit his 50 and it turned Santa Claus white. Then he trimmed it to a goatee. I grow a hockey beard every year so my daughter sees me both ways.
07-15-11, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By JPWendtinc

Just for fun

Sometimes when you use a hobby for another purpose, like exercise or as a job, it can loose some of it's luster.

I have loved bicycles since I got my first Schwinn Predator as a child. It was just...
07-14-11, 09:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,020
Posted By JPWendtinc

Depends on the ride. I do a lot of prairie path...

Depends on the ride. I do a lot of prairie path (crushed limestone) riding. That dust gets everywhere so I always clean and lube the moving parts immediately. I also do so after a wet ride or a...
07-13-11, 03:38 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 4,377
Posted By JPWendtinc

24 miles today. I'm up to 117. WooHoo

24 miles today. I'm up to 117. WooHoo
07-11-11, 09:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,401
Posted By JPWendtinc

Actually, J&R Cycle and Ski in Lombard.

Actually, J&R Cycle and Ski in Lombard.
Forum: BMX
07-11-11, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 603
Posted By JPWendtinc

3 piece cranks

I am currently re-building my childhood 1989 Dyno Compe the exact way I would have wanted it when I was a kid. The frame has been media blasted and will be powder coated this week.

I bought a set...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-11, 08:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,076
Posted By JPWendtinc

I dont know what size your frame is, or how often...

I dont know what size your frame is, or how often you use the your truck for cargo, but I mounted a couple Yakima blockheads http://www.yakima.com/shop/bike/truck-bed/blockhead on the back of my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-11, 08:21 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 9,809
Posted By JPWendtinc

Skunks. While riding the Prairie Path there...

Skunks.

While riding the Prairie Path there have been two times that I was less than 10 feet from a skunk. There have also been more than a few times that I was seriously tired and breathing...
Forum: Commuting
07-09-11, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By JPWendtinc

Man I love that Redline. What a cool bike. I...

Man I love that Redline. What a cool bike.

I have been wanting to commute for a while now. The big problem is my job. I drive to jobsites alot, and once I get to the office on the bike, I would...
07-09-11, 07:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,401
Posted By JPWendtinc

Awesome! This is going on my list of quotes....

Awesome! This is going on my list of quotes....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-11, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By JPWendtinc

I am very new to cycling on pavement for any...

I am very new to cycling on pavement for any distance. I gained a ton of weight after tearing the ACL, MCL and PCL in my left knee. I am 6'3" and 240lbs. When I bought my Madone this spring, I was...
07-08-11, 08:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,401
Posted By JPWendtinc

I have always worn the bike shorts, just always...

I have always worn the bike shorts, just always under a pair of baggies. Not have to pull my bunched up shorts out of my crotch ever 5 minutes was worth it all by it self
07-08-11, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,440
Posted By JPWendtinc

Cyclemeter

Cyclemeter
07-08-11, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By JPWendtinc

Bike forums Noob question number 2...... I...

Bike forums Noob question number 2......

I paid for a membership and uploaded my profile pic. Why doesn't it show up on my posts?
07-08-11, 08:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,401
Posted By JPWendtinc

LMAO......pun intended.

LMAO......pun intended.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-11, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By JPWendtinc

I am sorry to be a PITA, but what do you mean by...

I am sorry to be a PITA, but what do you mean by setup?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-11, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By JPWendtinc

I am new to road cycling, and fairly new to...

I am new to road cycling, and fairly new to riding for any long distances.

Wednesday I took a 20 mile ride on my commuter, on a crushed limestone path and averaged 12mph. Yesterday I took a 16...
07-08-11, 07:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,401
Posted By JPWendtinc

First ride in Lycra

As a 6'3" 240 pound mountain biker who has recently taken up cycling on the pavement, I was very resistant to the idea of wearing lycra. Partly because of appearance, all of my extra weight is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-11, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By JPWendtinc

Recovery Ride????

What sort of ride warrants the need for a "recovery ride"?

What would constitute a recovery ride?
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