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Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-15, 02:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,353
Posted By Cactuskid

I have a black Fizik on my rubaix and a white...

I have a black Fizik on my rubaix and a white Fizik on my silver and red Tarmac , like them both
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-15, 11:39 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,064
Posted By Cactuskid

I hate it when someone does the TRACK hand wave...

I hate it when someone does the TRACK hand wave warning, when in reality they Just let go a nasty FART
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-15, 02:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,895
Posted By Cactuskid

yeah lifted / ran for 20 years, now riding for...

yeah lifted / ran for 20 years, now riding for 8+

Am older now and not losing weight (am at plateau)- I need to lift some at home for more muscle mass...dumbbell workouts work best at home
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-15, 02:21 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 61,003
Posted By Cactuskid

slow year 2014....3965 miles, 2013 I did 4470. ...

slow year 2014....3965 miles, 2013 I did 4470.

almost always do mid 4K miles a year, need to get more time in this year, not getting younger at 58
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-13, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,326
Posted By Cactuskid

I got a set of Williams wheels with the ceramics,...

I got a set of Williams wheels with the ceramics, they do roll forever, I think a bit faster down hills. But after buying a set of Dura ace 9700 c24's carbon hybrid wheels - SO much lighter than the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-13, 02:27 PM
Replies: 26,496
Views: 16,249,814
Posted By Cactuskid

2013 Tarmac Expert....adding Dura-ace 9700 24C...

2013 Tarmac Expert....adding Dura-ace 9700 24C wheels this week341790
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-13, 02:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,429
Posted By Cactuskid

I have had my 2011 Roubaix over 2 years now, I am...

I have had my 2011 Roubaix over 2 years now, I am 220 (and losing) bike came with Fulcrum 4 wheels, LOVE THEM....not heavy and Never a loose spoke, still true wheels after at least 6K miles..oh and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-13, 03:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,586
Posted By Cactuskid

My favorite tires where Vittoria, but after 2 yrs...

My favorite tires where Vittoria, but after 2 yrs of utter grief mounting these, I switched to conti 4000s , will never go back, to bad I like the handling of the vittoria's a bit more....just got...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-13, 02:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,230
Posted By Cactuskid

I hate the inside as usually more crap on the...

I hate the inside as usually more crap on the road to get flats with
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-13, 12:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,167
Posted By Cactuskid

good luck on the china crap, I have a 3000 lunums...

good luck on the china crap, I have a 3000 lunums one I paid 40 for UNRELIABLE POS works sometimes and sometimes don't, sits on garage shelf I don't feel like getting stuck in the dark AND not worth...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-13, 03:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,167
Posted By Cactuskid

650 lunums way bright enough, NO WIRES lithium...

650 lunums way bright enough, NO WIRES lithium battery inside USB charge, easy release clamp cannot see wh anyone pays 2-400 bucks for a light
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-13, 01:14 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,394
Posted By Cactuskid

Trek is easier to spell than Spesialised

Trek is easier to spell than Spesialised
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-13, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18,645
Views: 3,691,006
Posted By Cactuskid

http://axaracycles.com/components/com_virtuemart/s...

http://axaracycles.com/components/com_virtuemart/shop_image/product/2013_Specialized_5179125d4e586.jpg

NEw Tarmac this color rocks!

also added White Fizik seat, Williams rims replace the DT...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-13, 10:34 PM
Replies: 26,496
Views: 16,249,814
Posted By Cactuskid

Picking up my new 2013 Tarmac tomorrow......can't...

Picking up my new 2013 Tarmac tomorrow......can't wait!

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07-25-13, 10:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,537
Posted By Cactuskid

I remember my first year at 51 AND SO DOES MY...

I remember my first year at 51 AND SO DOES MY BUTT, now hardened up a bit
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-13, 09:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 891
Posted By Cactuskid

Heck, I take 25 minutes to warm up :p

Heck, I take 25 minutes to warm up :p
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-13, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18,645
Views: 3,691,006
Posted By Cactuskid

I love my Roubaix, for everyday rides, longer...

I love my Roubaix, for everyday rides, longer distances

Tarmac is a different animal, more a race bike, lighter stiffer, yet not harsh.... I had a Cervelo before the Roubaix and wanted something...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-13, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18,645
Views: 3,691,006
Posted By Cactuskid

picking up 2013 Tarmac shown Friday :) ...

picking up 2013 Tarmac shown Friday :)

http://cycling-passion.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Specialized-Tarmac-SL4-Expert-Mid-Compact-Silver-Red-Charcoal.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-13, 04:00 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,642
Posted By Cactuskid

Why waste your money on a $30,000.00 bike when...

Why waste your money on a $30,000.00 bike when you are just as fast on a $20,000.00 one?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-13, 03:56 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 20,378
Posted By Cactuskid

All I know is women like stiffness over speed, I...

All I know is women like stiffness over speed, I must comply! :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-13, 04:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,604
Posted By Cactuskid

Put a newbie sign around your neck so we can...

Put a newbie sign around your neck so we can avoid you
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-13, 03:00 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,895
Posted By Cactuskid

I hate a Mooch

I hate a Mooch
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-13, 04:06 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,557
Posted By Cactuskid

NO ! Stay in the garage and polish all the...

NO !

Stay in the garage and polish all the chrome bits, wax the paint, oil the chain, Heaven forbid you get it dirty!

OH, we are talking Harley's right?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-13, 04:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,592
Posted By Cactuskid

Le Coke Bottle prescription, ya I'm friggin blind!

Le Coke Bottle prescription, ya I'm friggin blind!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-13, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2,836
Views: 311,381
Posted By Cactuskid

yo yo maaa

yo yo maaa
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-13, 03:12 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,361
Posted By Cactuskid

Had what I call the "best" car accident you could...

Had what I call the "best" car accident you could ever want last year,


was riding in bike lane in front of school late afternoon, car on left turns right in front of me to no doubt pick...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-13, 10:52 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 45,958
Posted By Cactuskid

We got a salesman out here who is 6-2" at Least...

We got a salesman out here who is 6-2" at Least 275lbs, I remember him talking about how much he likes his Cervelo S3 with 8 thousand dollar carbon fiber wheels he put on it...yikes
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-13, 03:28 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,733
Posted By Cactuskid

i COULD HAVE WRITTEN THIS

i COULD HAVE WRITTEN THIS
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-13, 02:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,732
Posted By Cactuskid

Ride alone training to get in shape to ride with...

Ride alone training to get in shape to ride with saturday club ride, its a vicious circle.

Best part of some rides if my thoughts are so "elsewhere" I actually will forget doing a few miles of...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-13, 02:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,969
Posted By Cactuskid

THE MOST annoying thing people do is draft you...

THE MOST annoying thing people do is draft you for miles then they take the lead AND GO FASTER !

@#%$&(@#%*)(*)@#%(&@#)*&#%&(%*$#(%*&#$(& Thanks ALOT azzholes
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-13, 02:20 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,159
Posted By Cactuskid

6-7lbs, comes off on sunny ride days , goes back...

6-7lbs, comes off on sunny ride days , goes back on on chilly cloudy sedate days
02-25-13, 02:39 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 4,582
Posted By Cactuskid

Been awhile since I posted here 470 miles so...

Been awhile since I posted here

470 miles so far this yr (not my best)

gained 6lbs since xmas (ouch)

done 4 centurys in last 5yrs (none in yr and half)

Need to get on the bandwagon again,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-13, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 857
Posted By Cactuskid

The worst to me and others in my club is this one...

The worst to me and others in my club is this one road where basically you have 8 miles of 1-2% upgrade,, UGH I rather do some real hills like 3-8% with some breaks between than constant upgrade for...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-13, 02:24 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,602
Posted By Cactuskid

I swear by White Lightening lube, is just WAX and...

I swear by White Lightening lube, is just WAX and alcohol to make pliable, works great without all the bother you do
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-13, 11:39 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,323
Posted By Cactuskid

Edge 500 - upload to strava, follow some riders...

Edge 500 - upload to strava, follow some riders in my club...I like map interface better in RIDEGPS... but club uses strava sooo...don't care to use smartphone for rides
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-12, 12:20 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 16,513
Posted By Cactuskid

YOu all need to discover the "eastside" of...

YOu all need to discover the "eastside" of Phoenix valley, more bike lanes, some hills on the outskirts, lot of clubs to ride with, bikelanes on Quality tar mean great riding...Tuscon overrated, flat...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-12, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,073
Posted By Cactuskid

I swapped my bars on my new Fixed gear ride and...

I swapped my bars on my new Fixed gear ride and got some good white tape, like the look and feel...Heck of a workout too



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11-26-12, 09:08 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,634
Posted By Cactuskid

basically my 5 sisters have said to me, "I could...

basically my 5 sisters have said to me, "I could never do that" In reference to my cycling. they rather Drink and Smoke like a chimney.Would not even think of arguing with that LOL
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-12, 08:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,769
Posted By Cactuskid

glad to see I am not the only one with this...

glad to see I am not the only one with this affliction SWEATHEAD
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-12, 08:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,118
Posted By Cactuskid

I ran for 20yrs before i got my first...

I ran for 20yrs before i got my first (serious)bike because cannot run any more...cycling sooooo much more fun, wish i did this MUCH sooner
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-12, 09:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,837
Posted By Cactuskid

32 miles this morning with the club, over 50...

32 miles this morning with the club, over 50 people there nice weather to boot
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-12, 11:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,629
Posted By Cactuskid

I ride 4000+ miles a year Just to show off, gonna...

I ride 4000+ miles a year Just to show off, gonna get a Jersey say's look at me I am special :giver:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-12, 07:04 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 10,987
Posted By Cactuskid

i did 19.9 on a 35 mile route with my club 2...

i did 19.9 on a 35 mile route with my club 2 months ago, I was happy at 55
11-10-12, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,926,996
Posted By Cactuskid

I ordered the white version of same pattern from...

I ordered the white version of same pattern from them for my Raleigh Fixie + new anatomical handlebar drops to replace the uncomfortable original bars
11-09-12, 10:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,100
Posted By Cactuskid

Ah Clubs, been riding with a big one here in...

Ah Clubs, been riding with a big one here in Phoenix for 5 years now and have though of quitting numerous times due to , Aholes, Snobs, clicks group, did I say Aholes? there are some NICE people in...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-12, 09:09 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 12,325
Posted By Cactuskid

People who shout bike fit any time you rant about...

People who shout bike fit any time you rant about something related on biking, I am gonna hurl next time i hear it and YEAH I did the free one when I bought my Roubaix....sooooo overrated I learned...
11-09-12, 08:51 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 208,874
Posted By Cactuskid

have kept it off for at least 3 years, only...

have kept it off for at least 3 years, only because I ride over 4000 miles a year, my frustration is I am stuck where I am, still 25lbs overweight, need to eat healthier NOT easy for me
11-08-12, 09:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 783
Posted By Cactuskid

I go to 24hr fitness here and they got spinning...

I go to 24hr fitness here and they got spinning classes, 24 bikes and it fills up! Instructor is best around I used to do her class 5 years ago at another gym that closed. your right though I can...
11-08-12, 09:09 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 208,874
Posted By Cactuskid

wow guys, you all make me feel like I am not...

wow guys, you all make me feel like I am not trying hard enough, been riding 5 yrs and lost ONLY 30 lbs. I stiil am weak around the kitchen LOL

There is a 9 mile road to top of a mountain here...
11-08-12, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,926,996
Posted By Cactuskid

Just got a wheel nut wrench and strap on bracket...

Just got a wheel nut wrench and strap on bracket for bottle holder for the fixie today. I never noticed the raleigh has no bottle bracket nuts in the frame..grr
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