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05-10-05, 04:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,633
Posted By Whoodie

Funny that this is alot of money where I am. I...

Funny that this is alot of money where I am. I mean converting this to Kenya Money (Shillings) it will be about 100,000 per month.

Just a hint on how much that is:-

a Packet of milk (1/2ltr) -...
Forum: Foo
05-07-05, 08:23 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,031
Posted By Whoodie

I knew something didn't look right after typing...

I knew something didn't look right after typing the names, now I know what. Sorry for wrong spelling name.

Rowan, for correcting am adding you to my list.
Forum: Foo
05-07-05, 03:08 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,031
Posted By Whoodie

My favourites are... HagenDas Koffee ...

My favourites are...

HagenDas
Koffee
Ryain
53-11_alltheway
Slovid

for different reasons
05-05-05, 03:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 961
Posted By Whoodie

I suggest you test ride a different bike (not...

I suggest you test ride a different bike (not from walmart) and get the point this guys are trying so hard to deliver. The shifters, the ride, the handling...
05-03-05, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By Whoodie

Just hold down alt key while you type 233 on the...

Just hold down alt key while you type 233 on the Num Pad, that should give you this é.
04-27-05, 04:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,530
Posted By Whoodie

Today I had my second flip over the bar. It...

Today I had my second flip over the bar. It wasn't as bad as the first one though, I think am now an experienced OTB artist (you know doing something more than once). Dented my aero bars nothing else...
Forum: Touring
04-26-05, 08:40 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,966
Posted By Whoodie

Agreed, though do avoid taking risks that are not...

Agreed, though do avoid taking risks that are not justified. If you are not sure of your safety just hike into a vehicle, the couple of kilometres you will have hiked will not affect your overall...
Forum: Touring
04-25-05, 10:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,966
Posted By Whoodie

Sorry if I misunderstood you. Yes its true that...

Sorry if I misunderstood you. Yes its true that you can't cycle through the northern kenya considering that you need police escort even when you are in vehicles.

Just like Ameferanga suggested,...
04-25-05, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By Whoodie

Ruined training

How often do you ruin your training by pursuing a bicyclist that just happen to be minding his/her business but appears to be moving faster that your usual speed. I just can't stand it.
04-25-05, 07:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,530
Posted By Whoodie

The only time I went over bars, I was doing about...

The only time I went over bars, I was doing about 50kmph riding behind a motor vehicle, when some woman decided to jump my way in effort of crossing the road. I had the brakes on and still hit her...
Forum: Touring
04-25-05, 04:17 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,966
Posted By Whoodie

You can also read these independent stories of...

You can also read these independent stories of Ethiopia - Kenya journey.

http://www.bootsnall.com/travelogues/rtwbike/16.shtml

http://dreamers1.com/africa/Africa-10.htm

Of course in one of...
Forum: Touring
04-25-05, 03:40 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,966
Posted By Whoodie

Not trying to cause any panic or anything. But...

Not trying to cause any panic or anything. But living in Kenya I think I am familiar with what goes around the country. Especially when you need military escort for Red Cross into Sudan or Ethiopia...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-05, 05:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 799
Posted By Whoodie

You guys want to increase your avg spd. Ok,...

You guys want to increase your avg spd. Ok, Picture this;

You take on a solo ride, it is almost dark and you've been relaxing under the same tree for hours. Only for a local to pass by and utter...
04-23-05, 01:11 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,399
Posted By Whoodie

Has someone already said Pedaling? Just a...

Has someone already said Pedaling? Just a kidding. I guest what I hate most is motorists' attitude.
04-13-05, 08:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,041
Posted By Whoodie

I keep mine in a cave, at the bottom of Mt...

I keep mine in a cave, at the bottom of Mt Kilimanjaro (just kidding). The MTB stays in my room, other bikes in the store.
04-12-05, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By Whoodie

May be veve (khat) and the truck has to make it...

May be veve (khat) and the truck has to make it to airport by 5pm.

Most motor driven vehicle drivers assume that the bike can stop instantly, I think.
04-11-05, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By Whoodie

Friend stuck on a lorry

On a group ride (about 30guys) we get this fine descent and guys are coasting at 45-50kmph. There is a road joining in just before the end of the descent and of course a lorry appears with an...
04-11-05, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,439
Posted By Whoodie

I agree, just like the average speed. Its just...

I agree, just like the average speed. Its just that after a ride that I was so keen in observing above 100+ rpm and the comp gives me an avg of 80. It had to be that, either someone hadn't done his...
04-11-05, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,439
Posted By Whoodie

The cateye way is like, say, calculating avg spd...

The cateye way is like, say, calculating avg spd from total time spend on a ride. That is if you left home at 7am and ride to work 10km away and come back at 7pm, total RT is 12hour which you divide...
04-11-05, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,439
Posted By Whoodie

Thanx. But which of the two averages is correct?...

Thanx. But which of the two averages is correct? Not that it matters, the bike will have done the same distance and speed.
04-11-05, 06:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,439
Posted By Whoodie

Average Cadence calculation wrong???

On my computer I try to keep a minimum of 100rpm. In fact my highest light gear rpm on the road was 240. But after a ride scroll through the computer and woo average cadence = 80rpm. If I am...
04-07-05, 02:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,015
Posted By Whoodie

Well Kenya can march that too. We have part of...

Well Kenya can march that too. We have part of the country where roads are used to dry grains. The roads are there because so and so is the presidents buddy but not because there are cars to drive...
Forum: Commuting
04-07-05, 02:27 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,705
Posted By Whoodie

If I use the bus I have to connect at the city....

If I use the bus I have to connect at the city. Have to go through it if I use the bus. It takes me about 1hr 30min morning and up to 2hr 30min (have to queue for the bus) in the evening to cover a...
04-07-05, 02:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,015
Posted By Whoodie

Hi HD? Too bad you did come for Easter. I really...

Hi HD? Too bad you did come for Easter. I really had prepared for you and BB a bash.

No we shouldn't pay direct taxes for road usage. If bikes alone were to ride in the roads it will take ages to...
04-05-05, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By Whoodie

Not that I want to start an "its was your fault"...

Not that I want to start an "its was your fault" kind of a thread. But, if you have been seeing this kid, endangering their life and didn't tell it to his face then you are not a parent.
Forum: Foo
04-05-05, 04:47 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,423
Posted By Whoodie

Even on Mt Kilimanjaro Firefox rocks

Even on Mt Kilimanjaro Firefox rocks
04-04-05, 09:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,277
Posted By Whoodie

I suggest Black

I suggest Black
03-30-05, 04:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,476
Posted By Whoodie

What happens in the case where one is bigger than...

What happens in the case where one is bigger than the other? :D
03-22-05, 01:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,811
Posted By Whoodie

By the way my name was mentioned in a local tribe...

By the way my name was mentioned in a local tribe council meeting. I was spying on them.
03-22-05, 01:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,811
Posted By Whoodie

Hey, hey, hey. Am the one to whom the apologies...

Hey, hey, hey. Am the one to whom the apologies are meant. I mean I lost my Laptop remember, you only lost your parttime job. Needless to say, "You were doing a rousy job, as a trainer"

Am not...
03-21-05, 05:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,811
Posted By Whoodie

I guess you are not the only one he's messed up....

I guess you are not the only one he's messed up. I reackon he's ruined many potential athletes before.

My suggestion: "Fire him"
03-21-05, 04:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,811
Posted By Whoodie

Of course you did. What about the worthy...

Of course you did. What about the worthy opponent? Do you know the hell you guys made me go through to and from the "airport"? I lost my laptop and the water bottle to the monkeys in the jungle...
03-21-05, 03:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,811
Posted By Whoodie

Results from Mt. Kilimanjaro It is now...

Results from Mt. Kilimanjaro

It is now official that Whoodie is the forum's high pedaling champ.
After beating BlackBerry in the race of Cadence by forfeit. BB has only his Trainer (HaagenDas) to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-05, 03:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,979
Posted By Whoodie

No bike for me? This is not good, I sold my bike...

No bike for me? This is not good, I sold my bike with the light of yours coming my way.
03-18-05, 03:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,811
Posted By Whoodie

Yes, I will do everything to win. Even if I have...

Yes, I will do everything to win. Even if I have to deliver you to the man eaters or the chief of this tribe myself (oops, i didn't mean to disclose this).
03-18-05, 02:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,811
Posted By Whoodie

The runway is good, just a few pot holes here and...

The runway is good, just a few pot holes here and there, but thats not a prob, the holes infact act as external brakes. The runway is short you know. Anyway the big worry is the trip to and from the...
03-17-05, 09:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,811
Posted By Whoodie

Good luck. To make it more fun, meet BlackBerry...

Good luck. To make it more fun, meet BlackBerry and HaagenDas (I believe they are headed to Mt Kilimanjaro) at the airport if you want to be in the mix. And if guys are coming make sure you use the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-05, 06:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,979
Posted By Whoodie

Since no one has actually suggested that you are...

Since no one has actually suggested that you are going to die. I guess you problem is not terminal but should keep you off your bike. Can I have it. Make sure you keep the HRM.
03-17-05, 05:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,811
Posted By Whoodie

Nay, my name says it all.

Nay, my name says it all.
03-17-05, 05:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,811
Posted By Whoodie

BB, I accept your challenge, Infact I was holding...

BB, I accept your challenge, Infact I was holding back, I could have easily hit 450RPM were it not for that Yellow School Bus obstructing my passage.

We will sip coffee/tea together at the top of...
03-16-05, 07:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,811
Posted By Whoodie

No, not necessarily, the road code is 110km/h for...

No, not necessarily, the road code is 110km/h for private cars on Dual Carriage. Why is hard to believe that I have improved overnight.

You should be asking me, the key to my success. :D
03-16-05, 07:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,811
Posted By Whoodie

Well mine is not attribute to a mechanical or...

Well mine is not attribute to a mechanical or electrical error. I tend to believe it is all about the physique.

Vetta I want my money back.
03-16-05, 04:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,811
Posted By Whoodie

This is on the road bro. Well, I passed a few...

This is on the road bro. Well, I passed a few cars.
03-16-05, 04:01 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,811
Posted By Whoodie

I know you are jealous cause I can beat all ya on...

I know you are jealous cause I can beat all ya on my lowest gearing combination.

Please don't burst my bubble. I had a perfect excuse for including 159km/h as my highest speed ever, of course on...
03-16-05, 03:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,811
Posted By Whoodie

Can you beat this (377RPM cadence)

Well I had a cadence of 377RPM today, so does my computer say. It makes me think about the 159.9km/h I had two weeks ago, I think it was for real. Do you people pedal this fast or its just me.
Forum: Touring
03-14-05, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,669
Posted By Whoodie

Have you considered your weight and wind...

Have you considered your weight and wind direction factors.

Talking from experience, their is this depression (downhill then climb), I feel so shaky and hang on the brakes from one side, but...
03-09-05, 08:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,451
Posted By Whoodie

I conceed, this is like trying to talk a lawyer...

I conceed, this is like trying to talk a lawyer out of material things. If there are lawyers in the building please, forgive me, am just trying to compare the passion I see.
03-09-05, 07:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,451
Posted By Whoodie

We may justify it when one has a prob, incase...

We may justify it when one has a prob, incase someone with a similar bike had a similar prob, but, being hit by a van on a Trek, bianchi or whatever bike is exactly the same. Unless if different...
03-08-05, 08:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,451
Posted By Whoodie

Obsession or Brag?

Why do some people decribe their wheels even when it is not necessary. For example I was doing my morning ride on my Trek 1000, when this van hit me. Would it have made any difference if it was a...
03-02-05, 04:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 828
Posted By Whoodie

Although the bike sits next to a Speaker, I won't...

Although the bike sits next to a Speaker, I won't attribute it to that since I normally remove the main set when I get home from a ride and copy the data at ease. I usually clear out the previous...
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