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05-30-11, 08:03 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 25,004
Posted By Spartan112

I'm hoping to get back in the saddle this year...

I'm hoping to get back in the saddle this year after not riding at all last year. I trained for a half marathon last year and shortly afterward suffered a torn meniscus which I had surgery on. So no...
Forum: Northeast
08-21-09, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By Spartan112

I'd be concerned for a whole lot of reasons in...

I'd be concerned for a whole lot of reasons in doing a daily commute of 50mi's not the least of which would be my general well being. You'd up your riding to about 250mi/wk from where it it now which...
08-19-09, 01:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,540
Posted By Spartan112

Glad you're ok. Please, for the benefit of all of...

Glad you're ok. Please, for the benefit of all of us press this as far and as hard as you can. This past winter Gov. Patrick signed a bill containing laws designed to protect cyclists, that too...
Forum: Northeast
08-03-09, 06:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,936
Posted By Spartan112

"Where are you riding in Philly that's so bad you...

"Where are you riding in Philly that's so bad you feel that you need this kind of protection? "

Where in Philly wouldn't you need this kind of protection?
Forum: Northeast
08-03-09, 06:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 861
Posted By Spartan112

No construction on the Chatham spur either. You...

No construction on the Chatham spur either. You do end up on the road for short stretches as it comes toward the end of the trail in the center of town.
Forum: Northeast
07-23-09, 05:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 506
Posted By Spartan112

Riding on the Cape next week

I'll be down on Cape Cod (Chatham specifically) next week and was looking to see if there were any group rides anyone knew of. Looking for a C/C+ level ride not a hammerfest. I know I'll be doing a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-08, 03:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 983
Posted By Spartan112

Divorce.

Divorce.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-08, 06:28 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,164
Posted By Spartan112

I'm not so sure. Phelps is participating in...

I'm not so sure. Phelps is participating in Project Believe run by the USADA. Now he could still be doping but he'd be taking an awful big chance considering the number of times the project tests...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-08, 11:52 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,164
Posted By Spartan112

I'm missing the part where anything Spitz said...

I'm missing the part where anything Spitz said was actually wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-08, 02:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,322
Posted By Spartan112

I was carrying 3 that day...once the O ring blew...

I was carrying 3 that day...once the O ring blew out (it's small consolation that they'll send you new o-rings when your miles from your car) it was impossible to get a good seal so I couldn't fully...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-08, 05:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,322
Posted By Spartan112

"The Air Chuck will last forever and has a life...

"The Air Chuck will last forever and has a life time warranty."

They will last forever or until the rubber O ring goes flying past your head into the puckerbrush...

I had the Air Chuck, now I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-08, 04:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,676
Posted By Spartan112

+1 on Hammer bibs.

+1 on Hammer bibs.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-08, 03:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 861
Posted By Spartan112

I believe "Dead Mans Curve" is by Jan and...

I believe "Dead Mans Curve" is by Jan and Dean.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-08, 01:39 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,385
Posted By Spartan112

In the old days it was just coffee a cigarette...

In the old days it was just coffee a cigarette and the dookie...no ride...no breakfast...fat spartan.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-08, 05:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,025
Posted By Spartan112

BT, give 'em a lift I think you missed a spot...

BT, give 'em a lift I think you missed a spot while washing Pcad's balls.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-08, 09:21 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,385
Posted By Spartan112

I'm of irish descent, to me good oatmeal...

I'm of irish descent, to me good oatmeal (especially with raisins) IS a "tasty breakfast" and along with a good cup of joe and the aforementioned dookie I REALLY enjoy it and I don't end up with...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-08, 09:11 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 26,884
Posted By Spartan112

Ok, I could probably find this out by doing a...

Ok, I could probably find this out by doing a search but I'm lazy (maybe to lazy to shave my legs) and the thread is here so screw it...how far up do you shave?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-08, 07:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,927
Posted By Spartan112

The fact that you have that picture takes away...

The fact that you have that picture takes away from your zen in a couple of ways.

-You shopped at Skymall to get it...

-You have bought into the notion that Buckner's error cost the sox the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-08, 09:59 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 33,674
Posted By Spartan112

He's not quite correct. That level of exercise is...

He's not quite correct. That level of exercise is likely to burn in the neighborhood of 350cals/day which combined with a 2000cal/day diet would likely result in a one pound weightloss every 10 days...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-08, 09:55 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 33,674
Posted By Spartan112

In April of '07 I topped out at 6' 288#. I was...

In April of '07 I topped out at 6' 288#. I was 37y/o I was on cholesterol and HBP meds and was heading towards being diabetic. For whatever reason I had a moment of clarity and decided I needed to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-08, 02:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,725
Posted By Spartan112

I'm pretty sure the mayor of Jacksonville has his...

I'm pretty sure the mayor of Jacksonville has his office in a double wide.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-08, 11:24 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,082
Posted By Spartan112

I lost about 90# in 9 months, and now I'm...

I lost about 90# in 9 months, and now I'm stuck...I trying to redouble my efforts to shave off the last 15-20#'s but me and cookies and ice cream have a relationship that has been difficult to end.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-08, 11:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,725
Posted By Spartan112

I couldn't say for sure but I'll bet you'd see a...

I couldn't say for sure but I'll bet you'd see a 24hr police presence around a number of big city mayors and even some of smaller cities that have high crime rates (I read a story about the Mayor of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-08, 07:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,725
Posted By Spartan112

The world we live in requires that certain...

The world we live in requires that certain members of our society need to be protected from other members of society. Sometimes this comes at our expense. He would require this protection whether he...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-08, 03:29 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 20,378
Posted By Spartan112

Don't lump the rest of us in with yourself...

Don't lump the rest of us in with yourself because you gave up on your ideals.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 04:53 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 20,378
Posted By Spartan112

I've been to NYC a number of times...I'd much...

I've been to NYC a number of times...I'd much rather spend a day there than Springfield, MA.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 04:49 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 20,378
Posted By Spartan112

No worries.

No worries.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 04:48 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 20,378
Posted By Spartan112

That's the one. Still is sketchy though not quite...

That's the one. Still is sketchy though not quite what it once was. Probably the worst crime cities in Mass are still Lowell and Springfield.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 04:43 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 20,378
Posted By Spartan112

Just saying that serving in the military does not...

Just saying that serving in the military does not always mean a person was/is honorable or even a decent human being. That said the cop in this sitaution is pretty clearly in the wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 04:38 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 20,378
Posted By Spartan112

Worcester has cleaned up a bit over the years,...

Worcester has cleaned up a bit over the years, but back in the late 80's early 90's there was a street where the city posted a sign that stated "HIV and Hepatitis B have not been controlled in this...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 04:36 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 20,378
Posted By Spartan112

I understand...I'm talking about averages....

I understand...I'm talking about averages. Worcester is better than avg. in overall crime rate but worse in violent crime. For many years Boston lead the nation in car theft. Gary Indiana held the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 04:32 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 20,378
Posted By Spartan112

Lee Harvey Oswald was a military veteran...what's...

Lee Harvey Oswald was a military veteran...what's your point?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 04:31 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 20,378
Posted By Spartan112

Boston has a higher than avg. national crime...

Boston has a higher than avg. national crime rate...Cape Cod on the other hand...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 04:30 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 20,378
Posted By Spartan112

Exactly. When I was his age I was in college...

Exactly. When I was his age I was in college making nada.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 04:25 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 20,378
Posted By Spartan112

Have you ever been to Worcester?

Have you ever been to Worcester?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 04:25 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 20,378
Posted By Spartan112

Oh, and that also doesn't include OT, details,...

Oh, and that also doesn't include OT, details, etc. and no req of a college degree. I'd take in that instance.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 04:22 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 20,378
Posted By Spartan112

35k to start and 65k after 5.5...

35k to start and 65k after 5.5 years...http://www.nypdrecruit.com/

I have a Masters and was able to have that kind of salary increase after 5.5 years.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 04:15 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 20,378
Posted By Spartan112

You guys have to be kidding about cops being...

You guys have to be kidding about cops being underpaid right? A local paper prints the salaries of city employees annually (thank you FOIA) and inveriably the top end is loaded with cops making well...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-08, 06:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 761
Posted By Spartan112

You don't run much do you? I paid 95$ for my...

You don't run much do you?

I paid 95$ for my recent pair of low end running shoes. I paid 80$ for my Shimano cycling shoes.

Of course my cycling shoes were bought at REI where my membership got...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-08, 06:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,888
Posted By Spartan112

Yes. Actually I would guess 54 or 55.

Yes. Actually I would guess 54 or 55.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-08, 10:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,075
Posted By Spartan112

That triple looks like it was drawn by an...

That triple looks like it was drawn by an epileptic.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-08, 01:38 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,734
Posted By Spartan112

UFC bouts are sanctioned events by state athletic...

UFC bouts are sanctioned events by state athletic commissions and are absolutely not fake.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-08, 09:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,173
Posted By Spartan112

6' 198# and I wear L from Hammer, they fit great.

6' 198# and I wear L from Hammer, they fit great.
Forum: Triathlon
07-15-08, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By Spartan112

I did 8 miles the other day without too much...

I did 8 miles the other day without too much trouble...can't imagine running 12, I'll give it a go though. People really do 52 mile runs training for a marathon?
Forum: Triathlon
07-15-08, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By Spartan112

training for Duathlon

I've been toying with the idea of registering for a local duathlon sprint in Sept (3.1 mi run/16.5 bike/3.1 run).

My story? I was woefully out of shape a little over a year ago and through diet,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-08, 02:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,385
Posted By Spartan112

Oatmeal add raisins and cinnamon, cup of coffee...

Oatmeal add raisins and cinnamon, cup of coffee and a banana wait 20 minutes...big dookie...ride bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-08, 04:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,056
Posted By Spartan112

Bicycle Seat by Max Splodge (as heard on the Dr....

Bicycle Seat by Max Splodge (as heard on the Dr. Demento Show).
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-08, 06:03 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,693
Posted By Spartan112

That's all well and good, but at what point does...

That's all well and good, but at what point does bad traffic behavior warrant being assaulted with a car?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-08, 05:59 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 39,959
Posted By Spartan112

Wow, verra nice. I have the 08 and I must say I...

Wow, verra nice. I have the 08 and I must say I like this paint (or lack thereof) scheme better. I'm not a fan of the black/white/red racing stripe look. I do like the silver bar tape as well, I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-08, 04:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,573
Posted By Spartan112

I have choice, your word or Sheldon...

I have choice, your word or Sheldon Brown's...guess who's I'm going to take? :thumb:
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