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Forum: Foo
04-24-14, 05:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,178
Posted By koine2002

It's been ages since I've been on here. I've...

It's been ages since I've been on here. I've shaved for years with DE safety razor as well as straight razors. Start off by taking a good hot shower first to get the facial hair good and soft. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-07, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 483
Posted By koine2002

Sports Instruments has some offerings in this...

Sports Instruments has some offerings in this arena.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-07, 03:30 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,808
Posted By koine2002

Well, being Protestant, I guess I'd have to say...

Well, being Protestant, I guess I'd have to say that all of the above mentioned sins are equal. All cycling sins are worthy of condemnation. :)
Forum: Foo
12-05-07, 10:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,284
Posted By koine2002

Starbucks! 20 hrs/wk = benefits.

Starbucks! 20 hrs/wk = benefits.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-07, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 768
Posted By koine2002

Yes, you can. I've done it and won't do it...

Yes, you can. I've done it and won't do it again. I took way too long and baked enamel is very hard to take off. You can probably get it done by a local powder coater (including prep work) for...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-07, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 707
Posted By koine2002

Wow! From that image, those cars should have...

Wow! From that image, those cars should have some serious parking brakes and a rock solid Parking gear (unless they are standard), and the ponds should be be spilling over. However, as you said,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-07, 04:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,393
Posted By koine2002

:eek: I think I'm going to be sick. Just the...

:eek:
I think I'm going to be sick. Just the thought of that during a long ride or after intervals makes me sick.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-07, 04:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,726
Posted By koine2002

It's an unwritten law to wave at EVERYone in...

It's an unwritten law to wave at EVERYone in rural Texas. Here in the big D, I'll wave at a cyclist I see on the roads since there aren't that many on the regular bi-ways and thoroughfares. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-07, 09:18 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,827
Posted By koine2002

"that is all" that is all :)

"that is all"

that is all :)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-07, 05:58 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-07, 05:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By koine2002

Au Contraire, check here...

Au Contraire, check here (http://aebike.com/page.cfm?PageID=30&action=details&sku=LD3334). They are available from other vendors as well--I got mine from Jenson. I've got the same shifters on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-07, 10:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,103
Posted By koine2002

If my ride (commute or recreation/training)...

If my ride (commute or recreation/training) including downtown on my ride, yes (and even then conservatively). For example, if a car turning left in front of me is held up by a pedestrian, I'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-07, 12:14 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,988
Posted By koine2002

Nothing:mad: I had grand intentions of doing...

Nothing:mad: I had grand intentions of doing some intervals and a little bit of tweaking this morning before going into Starbucks for work, but I woke up with two killer headaches--one centered in...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-07, 06:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,712
Posted By koine2002

Here they are...

Here they are (http://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?sku=6220), I have the same brakes and they work fine. I'm pretty sure they are rebranded Tektros--just replace the pads though.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-07, 06:03 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,084
Posted By koine2002

I did it the other day--on an impulse got on the...

I did it the other day--on an impulse got on the bike and rode 46 miles. I just grabbed a few gels, filled the water and off I went.
11-17-07, 07:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,148
Posted By koine2002

I took the test from the link: I scored a...

I took the test from the link:

I scored a 90%! I was overly cautious on when you can pass on the right and what a yellow light means (I put be prepared to stop).
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-07, 01:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,836
Posted By koine2002

Back to the OP: If you're strong enough to...

Back to the OP:

If you're strong enough to open up a new jar of jam/mayonaisse/pasta sauce/etc. without having to ask your wife or girlfriend for help, you are no longer a roadie.
11-15-07, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,531
Posted By koine2002

Not necessarily, just letting you know where I've...

Not necessarily, just letting you know where I've searched and that I'm just looking for more ideas.
11-15-07, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,531
Posted By koine2002

Low Cost fixie parts?

I don't know if this has been beaten to death. I'm building up a fixie since I've acquired a Ross Gran Tour Frame (really cheap) and with all the spare parts I have (including what came off of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-07, 10:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 962
Posted By koine2002

And you're breaking the law and giving the rest...

And you're breaking the law and giving the rest of us cyclists a bad name with drivers and the people who make laws. You have rights to the road--but also responsibilities to follow the rules of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-07, 10:17 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,269
Posted By koine2002

THE Bike is the one that you ride. If it's not...

THE Bike is the one that you ride. If it's not ridden, it's not THE Bike. Being overly concerned about what others think of your ride is a sign of insecurity (see my sig) and a near-certain path...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-07, 09:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,420
Posted By koine2002

I must say that I appreciate the Greek! Although...

I must say that I appreciate the Greek! Although I consider myself part of the hoi poloi (but not noobie). Nothing wrong with being part of the many.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-07, 05:37 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 128,228
Posted By koine2002

The frame is an '88 Schwinn Premis. I've named...

The frame is an '88 Schwinn Premis. I've named it "The Bruiser" (painted in light blue on the top tube). I've repainted it--since it was kind of scratched up and had an ugly late 80's paint job. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-07, 07:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,224
Posted By koine2002

I'm not denying their right--they have as much...

I'm not denying their right--they have as much right as anyone else to freely exercise their religion (or lack of) in this country. I'm only expressing a pastoral concern I would have if my...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-07, 06:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,224
Posted By koine2002

Great Idea. I setup a bike repair stand outside...

Great Idea. I setup a bike repair stand outside my church's building one day and met all sorts of people in addition to fixing a bunch of their bicycles (all for free). Some I have prayed with and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-07, 03:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,056
Posted By koine2002

Check out here to find out...

Check out here to find out (http://www.helmets.org/mandator.htm). It is an ordinance for all ages. My neighborhood watch rep (deputy chief Vince Goldbeck) confirmed this with me at our last meeting.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-07, 09:49 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,554
Posted By koine2002

I recall some threads about this in the recent...

I recall some threads about this in the recent past--on Ultegra derailleurs. I'd search the forums and see what you discover to see where they got.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-07, 09:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,700
Posted By koine2002

My spare tire. :rolleyes: I want to get rid of...

My spare tire. :rolleyes: I want to get rid of it.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-07, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By koine2002

Please. I use my weekly night group ride for a...

Please. I use my weekly night group ride for a recovery (it's billed as easy and relaxed), but recently a large group of road nazis joined because their ride at the same time ended until next...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-07, 04:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,056
Posted By koine2002

It was actually on Mockingbird just east of...

It was actually on Mockingbird just east of Williamson (heading east) on the way out to the lake (about 1 mile from the Mockingbird lake entrance).

The other non-vehicular traffic is one reason I...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-07, 03:56 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,827
Posted By koine2002

This is true--even Dallas has them. Although, my...

This is true--even Dallas has them. Although, my neighbor--who was one until 2 weeks ago--told me his company (Chase Couriers) axed the bike messenger position in favor of vehicle couriers. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-07, 07:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,056
Posted By koine2002

I guess you didn't catch the sarcasm intended...

I guess you didn't catch the sarcasm intended with the rolled eyes smilie?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-07, 07:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,056
Posted By koine2002

I always wear it when riding. It'd Dallas City...

I always wear it when riding. It'd Dallas City Ordinance and they've got cops patrolling the lake looking for stuff like that (as well as people running stop signs and not having lights at night). ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-07, 07:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,056
Posted By koine2002

Buzzed by SUV with a road bike on it!

So I'm riding out to White Rock Lake today at about 4:30pm to do 40 miles (the ride out there is my warmup) and as I'm heading out there, an SUV buzzed me by about a foot (at well over the speed...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-07, 08:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,389
Posted By koine2002

Contact the John Deere factory works in Waterloo,...

Contact the John Deere factory works in Waterloo, IA. They make all of their farm tractors there. I bet they could hook you up--they also have a tourist shop.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-07, 08:32 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,577
Posted By koine2002

A new light.

A new light.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-07, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By koine2002

Back in OKC, a shop there did it for no charge if...

Back in OKC, a shop there did it for no charge if it was for one of their bikes and you bought it in connection with the fitting (immediate purchase). If you walked out (or fit an existing bike),...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-07, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By koine2002

Pics from today's ride

Here's some pics from my ride this morning (about 10AM). It was a great view so I had to stop and take some pics. There with my cell phone, so quality is a bit lacking. It was about 60 degrees...
Forum: Texas
10-23-07, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By koine2002

Dallas Riders, you don't need hills...

when you've had the wind we've had the past couple of days! It's been great riding weather, other than the northern winds. I used my leg warmers for the first time this year on my morning commute.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-07, 05:25 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,302
Posted By koine2002

I don't run because my ankle is unrunnable...

I don't run because my ankle is unrunnable without surgery. I do miss running, but I like cycling more.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-07, 10:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,223
Posted By koine2002

Nasty roads--they really mess up my rhythm ...

Nasty roads--they really mess up my rhythm
Inconsistent wind--namely those periodic gusts that seem to hit right when you're about to drope the hamer
Riding a new route and discovering it has a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-07, 09:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,237
Posted By koine2002

Does it really matter what we think? What...

Does it really matter what we think? What matters is what works for you in getting the century done in the best and most efficient way. If a Camelbak keeps you drinking more regularly, then so do. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-07, 03:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 627
Posted By koine2002

Welcome to Road biking. I do both MTB and road...

Welcome to Road biking. I do both MTB and road biking. While I say welcome, I also pity your bank account :).
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-07, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By koine2002

:roflmao::beer:

:roflmao::beer:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-07, 12:59 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,282
Posted By koine2002

I bet you're the kind of guy who says "on your...

I bet you're the kind of guy who says "on your left" with a few other choice words to trash talk other cyclists as they are left dumbfounded in your wake of greatness as you pass them. Like Bob...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-07, 10:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 723
Posted By koine2002

I would get myself a $2k bicycle and about $500...

I would get myself a $2k bicycle and about $500 in gear (upgrades, clothing, ect) and invest the rest somewhere to grow.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-07, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 732
Posted By koine2002

Yep, it was on the north side of the lake on the...

Yep, it was on the north side of the lake on the White Rock Creek trail heading north (north of NW Highway). I was on my way to meet the Greater Dallas Bicyclists up at Forest and 75. I decided to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-07, 10:59 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,480
Posted By koine2002

hoy ya compre un bell achera a la tienda...

hoy ya compre un bell achera a la tienda performance.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-07, 07:39 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,573
Posted By koine2002

That's because people "feel" less safe on a...

That's because people "feel" less safe on a bicycle (though they are not less safe) and therefore press for legislation so they can feel safer (or at least their children). It's one of the reason...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-07, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 720
Posted By koine2002

Single, my idea: I got tired of tripping over...

Single, my idea: I got tired of tripping over stuff in my room.
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