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09-24-14, 06:39 PM
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Posted By BarracksSi

Long time no post -- Still in the mid-upper...

Long time no post --

Still in the mid-upper 180's. My last two PFTs and CFTs (military fitness tests) have been my highest ever. I suffered a mild, mild calf strain in late June and was back to...
10-19-13, 05:03 PM
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Views: 748
Posted By BarracksSi

+1. /thread

+1.

/thread
10-19-13, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By BarracksSi

Just stretch like they taught ya in gym class. ...

Just stretch like they taught ya in gym class.

I dig my foam roller, though.
10-19-13, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By BarracksSi

I think so. Most trainers include a block of...

I think so. Most trainers include a block of some kind in the box. I used one with mine (all three times that I rode it, anyway, before I sold the trainer off via Craigslist).
10-19-13, 04:55 PM
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Posted By BarracksSi

A road bike will indeed help you ride longer. ...

A road bike will indeed help you ride longer. Make sure it fits well, and you'll find yourself riding out past Vienna just for kicks. Pretty decent number of routes around here, and plenty of other...
10-19-13, 04:50 PM
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Views: 306,586
Posted By BarracksSi

It's been a while, hasn't it? I don't remember...

It's been a while, hasn't it? I don't remember what I weighed when I first posted in the thread.



I'm barely under 6.2", too. I started at just over 230 (the highest I remember seeing was...
09-15-13, 09:03 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,405
Posted By BarracksSi

Now that I'm married, I'm willing to go with the...

Now that I'm married, I'm willing to go with the fanny pack, too. It must have the perfect dorkiness-to-practicality ratio out there. It carries the wallet, keys, phone, and even a balled-up...
07-10-13, 08:42 PM
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Views: 306,586
Posted By BarracksSi

http://eatingacademy.com/dr-peter-attia ...

http://eatingacademy.com/dr-peter-attia
http://eatingacademy.com/why-i-decided-to-lose-weight

He's a triathlete in his late 30's (I think he turns 40 this year).

More stats are on the link I...
06-11-13, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 199,127
Posted By BarracksSi

You watched the same movie I did, right? The...

You watched the same movie I did, right?

The title itself, "Into Darkness", was not about Khan or the simple shoot-em-up stuff (which was done in the first Khan movie, anyway, under Roddenberry). ...
06-04-13, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 306,586
Posted By BarracksSi

A calorie deficit of 500/day is enough. At 200...

A calorie deficit of 500/day is enough. At 200 lbs, for a 500/day deficit, I was eating 2300-2500 per day on heavy exercise days. That ain't exactly starving, ya know.
Forum: Commuting
06-02-13, 07:00 PM
Replies: 15,232
Views: 10,930,302
Posted By BarracksSi

Man, I'd like to find one of those now.

Man, I'd like to find one of those now.
06-02-13, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 306,586
Posted By BarracksSi

bobthib, you might enjoy reading this: ...

bobthib, you might enjoy reading this:

http://eatingacademy.com/how-a-low-carb-diet-affected-my-athletic-performance
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05-27-13, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,887
Posted By BarracksSi

Cool story bro.

Cool story bro.
05-25-13, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 199,127
Posted By BarracksSi

I expect to concur. I have a free ticket and...

I expect to concur. I have a free ticket and intend to use it to witness this masterpiece myself. I hope I am not at all disappointed -- however, if the track record of Hollywood franchises is any...
Forum: Foo
05-18-13, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7,735
Views: 1,296,798
Posted By BarracksSi

I'm counting four.

I'm counting four.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-13, 09:10 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 56,017
Posted By BarracksSi

Can't plan an awesome shot like that.

Can't plan an awesome shot like that.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-13, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10,208
Views: 2,648,036
Posted By BarracksSi

You don't say? ;) Did you do the...

You don't say? ;)



Did you do the measurements yourself or did someone measure you? You're a little leggy, but not wildly so. Maybe start with a 58 like you said.



There's always 105...
05-14-13, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 306,586
Posted By BarracksSi

I'm between 6'1" - 6'2". I weighed in at 179.4...

I'm between 6'1" - 6'2". I weighed in at 179.4 after two hours of jogging Sunday morning. I haven't seen that figure since third phase of boot camp a dozen years ago. After I got some food and...
05-13-13, 06:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,887
Posted By BarracksSi

Yeah, I was thinking the same thing... :D My...

Yeah, I was thinking the same thing... :D

My wife said that I could get one at $1200-1300 right away. Didn't even think that they'd ever be that cheap anywhere.
05-13-13, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 199,127
Posted By BarracksSi

Star Trek - Into Darkness: 10/10. I hope. :D

Star Trek - Into Darkness: 10/10. I hope. :D
05-07-13, 08:27 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,978
Posted By BarracksSi

Living too close to work to make riding...

Living too close to work to make riding worthwhile. Walking turns out to be nicer, especially because I don't have to deal with traffic at all.
Forum: Commuting
04-27-13, 09:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,228
Posted By BarracksSi

My wife and I went to Disneyworld on our...

My wife and I went to Disneyworld on our honeymoon just a couple years ago, and we drove exactly twice: to get to the resort where we were staying, and to leave. For the other five days, we rode...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-13, 03:58 AM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,212,626
Posted By BarracksSi

Yeah, it's a great bike, but my SLX01 is just...

Yeah, it's a great bike, but my SLX01 is just taking up space (the tires are flat now), and I guess I like looking at it more than I like riding it. It's fast and stiff, which would be good for...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-13, 05:27 PM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,212,626
Posted By BarracksSi

I will likely sell my BMC before the season even...

I will likely sell my BMC before the season even begins. I haven't ridden it with any verve since last year, and besides, I've never felt the itch to race anyway. There's a local rider who's a...
04-21-13, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 199,127
Posted By BarracksSi

Oblivion - 6/10. Great visuals, interesting...

Oblivion - 6/10. Great visuals, interesting story that my wife and I deciphered on the way home, hampered (IMO) by the punchline from the clown joke.
Forum: Foo
04-20-13, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 244,665
Posted By BarracksSi

How's that Proximity working out? The reviews...

How's that Proximity working out? The reviews for the associated app on iOS aren't as good as I'd hoped to see. I want that watch to work well, too.
Forum: Foo
04-13-13, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 244,665
Posted By BarracksSi

First review: :lol:[/FONT][/COLOR][/LEFT]

First review:


:lol:[/FONT][/COLOR][/LEFT]
04-04-13, 04:06 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,763
Posted By BarracksSi

You're giving up way too early. Two months? ...

You're giving up way too early. Two months? Took me six months of watching everything I ate to lose thirty pounds (and learn a lot along the way).

I had deemed it impossible less than a year...
03-29-13, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 199,127
Posted By BarracksSi

G.I. Joe - 5/10 Predictable, if only because...

G.I. Joe - 5/10

Predictable, if only because the Evil Plan and plot twists are largely revealed very early. However, that's exactly the way the television series worked, so you could say that it...
03-19-13, 08:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,374
Posted By BarracksSi

Oh, and for my answer to the OP's question --...

Oh, and for my answer to the OP's question -- nah, it's when your valve stem is too short that it's a problem.
03-19-13, 08:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,374
Posted By BarracksSi

I'm wondering how this happens. Are you talking...

I'm wondering how this happens. Are you talking about hand pumps that attach rigidly to the valve stem? That is, they don't attach via a length of hose?

All of my pumps, even the small...
03-19-13, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,482
Posted By BarracksSi

I borrowed a friend's to try out last month while...

I borrowed a friend's to try out last month while traveling, and it rocked. Same principle, different manufacturer, etc. -- just a single-serving upside-down blender. Like dennismont says, it's...
03-19-13, 08:04 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,763
Posted By BarracksSi

Lean Cuisine > Hungry Man. That's what I was...

Lean Cuisine > Hungry Man. That's what I was resorting to on tour last month (apart from dividing a Subway footlong over lunch and dinner a few times and building my own stash of fruit and veggies...
03-18-13, 11:55 AM
03-18-13, 11:53 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,763
Posted By BarracksSi

LowCel, updates?

LowCel, updates?
03-18-13, 10:37 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,405
Posted By BarracksSi

I carry as little as possible. I don't need to...

I carry as little as possible. I don't need to take much of anything to work (not even a laptop, and I only need my iPad once in a while), so I'll just carry a gym sack with some workout clothes if...
Forum: Foo
03-12-13, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7,735
Views: 1,296,798
Posted By BarracksSi

That McLaren is so heavily Photoshopped that it...

That McLaren is so heavily Photoshopped that it looks like a completely different car *cough*Koenigsegg*cough* ;)
03-11-13, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 306,586
Posted By BarracksSi

I think I lost two pounds due to a #2...

I think I lost two pounds due to a #2 yesterday... ;) :D :p
03-11-13, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 999
Posted By BarracksSi

Heavy, not well-vented, limited hearing, and the...

Heavy, not well-vented, limited hearing, and the visibility, while not great, isn't as awful as you'd think (the eyeport is on the large side for wearing glasses) -- but at least it's sturdy enough...
03-11-13, 07:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,885
Posted By BarracksSi

Married life (2 1/2 years) has a knack for...

Married life (2 1/2 years) has a knack for keeping me busy. :D

Not to knock on anyone in particular, but some forumites are wound up so tight that reading BF can be a drain. I've found enough...
03-11-13, 06:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,885
Posted By BarracksSi

I walk so often these days that I'm considering...

I walk so often these days that I'm considering selling one or two of my three bikes.

It only takes 20-25 minutes to walk to work (1.25 miles according to Google). Sure, by bike, it took only 7...
03-10-13, 01:51 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,763
Posted By BarracksSi

Unless your bike training is for competitive...

Unless your bike training is for competitive purposes, I'd consider changing your schedule. Ride less, get home sooner, then use that extra time to prepare fresh food to take to work the next day.
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Forum: Commuting
03-06-13, 06:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,815
Posted By BarracksSi

I'd post a pic, but it looks a lot like...

I'd post a pic, but it looks a lot like rwhite2's. Just bend the front braces to reach the bolts on the seat stays. When I installed mine, I loosely bolted everything together, just enough so it...
03-05-13, 07:34 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,763
Posted By BarracksSi

+1, and I'll add to it -- Simply counting...

+1, and I'll add to it --

Simply counting calories doesn't seem like it'll do very much at first, but when you dig into it, it shows you how nutrient-empty a lot of calorie-rich foods can be. A...
03-04-13, 05:38 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,763
Posted By BarracksSi

Nitpicking (hope you don't mind) -- Water,...

Nitpicking (hope you don't mind) --

Water, good; OJ, eh, pretty sugary...; Hot chocolate, nah, do tea (green or Earl Grey) or black coffee instead for a hot drink; Beer, maybe okay in single...
03-04-13, 06:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,737
Posted By BarracksSi

I've got a bunch of that, too, and I also have...

I've got a bunch of that, too, and I also have other frozen fruits. I like frozen sometimes because the smoothie comes out colder.

My point was, the company that makes this particular...
03-04-13, 01:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,737
Posted By BarracksSi

I bought a fruit smoothie package at the store...

I bought a fruit smoothie package at the store today. Healthy, natural stuff, right? Frozen slices of bananas and strawberries, and when I opened the bag, there was a white packet marked "Fruit...
03-03-13, 02:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,737
Posted By BarracksSi

BTW -- I posted this in T&R because, well, I...

BTW -- I posted this in T&R because, well, I think a lot of the stuff that we feel is cycling-related food (energy bars, recov..sugar drinks, etc) falls into the same categories as smartly-labeled,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-13, 02:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,281
Posted By BarracksSi

The cleats for them are good enough for walking...

The cleats for them are good enough for walking around, and in three years, I can count on one finger the number of times that one foot was crudded-up enough with dirt to make clipping in more...
03-03-13, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,549
Posted By BarracksSi

(always gotta be a naysayer in a thread here :D) ...

(always gotta be a naysayer in a thread here :D)

I don't like it. I know, the bike's supposed to be sturdy enough for it, yadda yadda yadda, but out on the road, the bike is free to rock side to...
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