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Forum: Recumbent
09-24-08, 07:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,818
Posted By condiment

if you had a long enough vacuum chamber, a...

if you had a long enough vacuum chamber, a lightweight pressure suit and a source of O2 you could probably beat this record easy on a regular ole road bike
Forum: Southeast
08-23-08, 06:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By condiment

Juno to Jupiter is an excellent route. Delray to...

Juno to Jupiter is an excellent route. Delray to Deerfield is nice, too. If you guys are slow riders, Okeheelee park on Forest Hill Blvd has an excellent multi-use path.

Most group rides that...
Forum: Southeast
08-18-08, 07:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,092
Posted By condiment

I ride on busy city streets frequented by...

I ride on busy city streets frequented by immigrant and senile drivers, but were I in your situation I might try mounting a CB radio to my bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-08, 04:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,737
Posted By condiment

In FL it's illegal to ride on a limited-access...

In FL it's illegal to ride on a limited-access highway, which down here means the interstates and E-W throughfares.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-08, 05:56 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,727
Posted By condiment

racing won't get me results before the hair grows...

racing won't get me results before the hair grows back. this is something I'm taking care of this weekend.

http://img297.imageshack.us/img297/8770/legsrx3.jpg

any insights about this sunscreen...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-08, 05:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,727
Posted By condiment

Don't feed me that line of crap unless you're...

Don't feed me that line of crap unless you're going to pony up some photos of your yoked quads and calves.

i looked alright, i shaved, now i'm lookin' kind of wimpy and need to look...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-08, 05:37 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,727
Posted By condiment

i shaved my legs and now i look like a girl

...or like yogi bear with some skinny-assed girls legs. I can't believe I took this forum's advice.

Anyways enough complaining how about some solutions. I was thinking about tanning some...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-08, 05:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,772
Posted By condiment

http://img233.imageshack.us/img233/1724/cheapsungl...

http://img233.imageshack.us/img233/1724/cheapsunglassesqw0.png
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-08, 02:03 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,692
Posted By condiment

Location and conditions play such a huge role in...

Location and conditions play such a huge role in A,B,C rides that arguing over it is pointless unless you live in the same locale.

One of the fun things about cycling in Palm Beach/Miami is that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-08, 04:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,306
Posted By condiment

To true or not to true...

that is NOT the question.

My LBS charges $20/wheel for trueing.

I can get a trueing stand and spoke wrench from THE INTERNET for a little more than $50.

~

So my question is this: Is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-08, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By condiment

Build core strength either by supporting your...

Build core strength either by supporting your upper body while riding or by lifting weights, take your weight off your hands.
Forum: Commuting
07-29-08, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By condiment

What if he did intervals on the way to work? ...

What if he did intervals on the way to work? Did you consider that before oh-so-callously posting your thread categorization criticizms?
07-29-08, 05:34 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 6,248
Posted By condiment

The problem isn't the speed of the car, it's the...

The problem isn't the speed of the car, it's the person behind the wheel.

A more productive discussion would be whether the federal government should mandate that all cars on interstate highways...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 05:26 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,525
Posted By condiment

it's a troll, don't waste your time. :)

it's a troll, don't waste your time. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 05:25 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 30,810
Posted By condiment

At 6'4" I went from 191 lbs to 174 in 3 months. ...

At 6'4" I went from 191 lbs to 174 in 3 months. I've been gaining since, at 182 now, but that's muscle. (YOKED QUADS)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 04:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 822
Posted By condiment

1. Purchase thong underpants from designer...

1. Purchase thong underpants from designer menswear shop
2. go to LBS, bring your bike
3. try on shorts
4. put your bike on a trainer, pedal
5. repeat until you find a short that isnt chafing
Forum: Southeast
07-29-08, 04:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 443
Posted By condiment

Anyone going on the Lake Worth Moustache Ride?

http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l171/fidelcastrosbeard/LakeWorthFacialHairAlleyCataugus-3.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-08, 07:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,096
Posted By condiment

Way to think inside the box, everybody. A...

Way to think inside the box, everybody.

A carbon pump is good for cyclists who have progressed to the point where they're letting their upper bodies atrophy to lose weight for faster hill climbs. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-08, 07:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,067
Posted By condiment

I have a $4 computer I ordered from DealExtreme. ...

I have a $4 computer I ordered from DealExtreme. When I upgrade, it's for a powertap.
07-26-08, 06:46 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,660
Posted By condiment

What time (and timezone) is the TT set to start?

What time (and timezone) is the TT set to start?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-08, 01:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By condiment

My most embarassing fall was at the superbowl in...

My most embarassing fall was at the superbowl in '97.

I was crossing the field at halftime, stopped to let some dancers pass in front of me, and gently fell to the turf in front of 200,000 live...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-08, 05:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,179
Posted By condiment

i fully expect to see a "cycling parkour" scene...

i fully expect to see a "cycling parkour" scene in the next james bond movie.
Forum: Commuting
07-23-08, 07:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,167
Posted By condiment

my bike is a pipe bomb

my bike is a pipe bomb
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-08, 11:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,900
Posted By condiment

I'm sorry, but carrying a bike isn't really...

I'm sorry, but carrying a bike isn't really condusive to my goal of letting my upper body atrophy for better uphill speed.

A REAL man recognizes his long-term goals may be incongruent with...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-08, 07:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 880
Posted By condiment

So what is the best "squirrel-in-wheel" salvage...

So what is the best "squirrel-in-wheel" salvage technique?

Should the rider shift his weight to the rear of the bike and lock the front wheel with the brake?
Should the rider throw the bike away...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-08, 06:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 970
Posted By condiment

chest strap models are nice if you want to mount...

chest strap models are nice if you want to mount the readout to the handlebars.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-08, 05:10 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,619
Posted By condiment

Kudos to all the happy guys with fat wives, but...

Kudos to all the happy guys with fat wives, but I'll never weigh less than the woman I'm with. (unless she's as tall as I am: 193cm)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-08, 04:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,063
Posted By condiment

Most of the glitches described in this thread are...

Most of the glitches described in this thread are waaaaay to high to be credible. To add to the pile of anecdotes, I've had a HR of 340bpm while I was crossing an intracoastal bridge. But these...
06-30-08, 06:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 878
Posted By condiment

When are you guys gonna learn that there is no...

When are you guys gonna learn that there is no such thing as ethics when it comes to a human contest. If it's not in the rules, it's "ethical."
Forum: Commuting
06-28-08, 06:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By condiment

I've found that setting goals has more of an...

I've found that setting goals has more of an impact on how much I ride than any other factor. Next weekend I'll be meeting my goal of riding 100mi nonstop "before August." The week after that I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-08, 06:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By condiment

They should make EPO mandatory for all...

They should make EPO mandatory for all participating athletes. If everyone's doping the playing field is leveled and accusations of cheating won't derail public focus away from the contest.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-08, 04:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By condiment

My pump is mounted right next to the downtube...

My pump is mounted right next to the downtube bottle cage, kind of on the side of the bike. While I've never knocked the pump out of its housing, I have knocked it loose once or twice with my...
Forum: Commuting
06-26-08, 02:04 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,787
Posted By condiment

Cyclists on the road: 100% Cyclists on the...

Cyclists on the road: 100%
Cyclists on the sidewalk: 0%
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-08, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 555
Posted By condiment

do whatever yo

do whatever yo
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-08, 07:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By condiment

On A1A, in front of a line of 20 cars, in an...

On A1A, in front of a line of 20 cars, in an intersection packed with pretty girls, with crowded restaurant patios on two corners, and an obviously more experienced cyclist behind me.

The shame of...
Forum: Commuting
06-25-08, 07:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,324
Posted By condiment

Something else to consider: A lot of this...

Something else to consider: A lot of this lightning "advice" is location based. Someone who lives in Florida, where more lightning strikes the ground than any other region, will have a much...
06-25-08, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By condiment

Did you get any pictures?

Did you get any pictures?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-08, 05:36 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,065
Posted By condiment

I cycle. I'm a Fred. Deal With It.

I cycle. I'm a Fred. Deal With It.
Forum: Commuting
06-25-08, 05:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,324
Posted By condiment

Lightning should be a huge concern. Anyone who...

Lightning should be a huge concern. Anyone who rationalizes being out in a thunderstorm by citing the likelihood of your dying from other accidents isn't thinking rationally. The reason there are...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-08, 12:40 PM
Forum: Commuting
06-24-08, 11:39 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,279
Posted By condiment

Why should you have to justify anything to...

Why should you have to justify anything to anyone? There are hundreds of stupid things people do every day without justification, commuting via bicycle is just another silly activity.

Granted,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-08, 11:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,174
Posted By condiment

I don't consider myself to be a heavy sweater,...

I don't consider myself to be a heavy sweater, but I have no basis for comparison. Wasting fresh water on my face isn't something I really want to do, as I can only carry so much and don't want to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-08, 08:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,174
Posted By condiment

It's because I'm a mediocre cyclist.

It's because I'm a mediocre cyclist.
Forum: Commuting
06-24-08, 05:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 878
Posted By condiment

The spandex shorts are preferable because they're...

The spandex shorts are preferable because they're padded. However, you're perfectly welcome to wear anything you want over them. Just remember to roll up the right pant leg if you don't have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-08, 03:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,174
Posted By condiment

Thanks for the headband tip. Definitely going to...

Thanks for the headband tip. Definitely going to visit the LBS today and pick one up to try out and see if it works.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-08, 02:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,174
Posted By condiment

the sweat it burns my eyes!

Florida summers: 90 degree heat and 60%+ relative humidity. I'm finding myself stopping in the middle of my rides to wipe away the sweat with a rag every 3 miles or so, and by the time I've gone 20...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-08, 02:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,239
Posted By condiment

I partake in cycling conversations every chance I...

I partake in cycling conversations every chance I get. I don't know if I still qualify as a novice, but I've found I have a much better time talking with and relating to people new to the sport than...
06-23-08, 03:16 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,430
Posted By condiment

It's not the level of fear that's changed, it's...

It's not the level of fear that's changed, it's the level of awareness.

Children know bicycles are dangerous. They're frightened by them and require LOTS of peer pressure from older kids and...
06-23-08, 03:04 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,264
Posted By condiment

Teach her to trackstand. Then you will have...

Teach her to trackstand. Then you will have created a monster
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-08, 07:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 457
Posted By condiment

Went out at 4am for my customary 50, then joined...

Went out at 4am for my customary 50, then joined a group century at around 6:00. Good weather, good times.
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