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Forum: Commuting
01-30-15, 04:12 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 91,544
Posted By jrn

augustgarage (CA) _________________ 745.1 [17/17]...

augustgarage (CA) _________________ 745.1 [17/17] (956.9 total)
bconneraz (CA) ____________________ 385.2
TxSpeedster (TX)___________________ 376.5
PennyTheDog (MN)___________________ 361 [19/20]...
Forum: Commuting
01-29-15, 03:29 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 91,544
Posted By jrn

bconneraz (CA) ____________________ 385.2 ...

bconneraz (CA) ____________________ 385.2
TxSpeedster (TX)___________________ 376.5
tougher (Denmark) _________________ 338.6 [12/15] (545 km, 22h:43m)
scroca (MT) _______________________ 331.7...
Forum: Commuting
12-16-10, 03:40 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,684
Posted By jrn

A bit of description of your route profile. ...

A bit of description of your route profile.

Starts with a 450ft descent through my neighborhood, then MUP along Pearl Harbor for a few miles, then bike lanes for the most part until I hit downtown...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-10, 03:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By jrn

I have the Quattros on my road bike and candys on...

I have the Quattros on my road bike and candys on my mtn bike. I just use the same mtb shoes for both and love the pedals.
09-30-10, 04:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,141
Posted By jrn

All I drank on my first century 5 days ago was...

All I drank on my first century 5 days ago was HEED and some water. I don't think it tasted bad at all but they might have been mixing it weak at the aid stations. It probably saved me from bonking...
09-30-10, 01:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By jrn

The ride was great! It got pretty hot after...

The ride was great! It got pretty hot after about 1000 or so but the earlier morning was really nice with some overcast skies and a short shower near Kaaawa. They had Heed energy drink, water,...
09-24-10, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By jrn

Is anyone here even doing the HNL Century this...

Is anyone here even doing the HNL Century this year?
09-23-10, 02:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By jrn

Honolulu Century questions

Anyone else doing the Honolulu Century this year? I'm doing it (it's my first century/supported event) so I have a few questions. For those of you that have ridden this, should I assume that there...
Forum: Commuting
05-07-10, 06:07 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,476
Posted By jrn

About 20km with a *nasty* hill at the end and...

About 20km with a *nasty* hill at the end and zero shade. Definitely would do the commute a lot more if the end wasn't brutal.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-10, 04:32 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,394
Posted By jrn

56 down this street in a residential neighborhood...

56 down this street in a residential neighborhood on my road bike in Honolulu....
Forum: Commuting
04-23-10, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By jrn

Thanks for the replies, I'm scrapping the whole...

Thanks for the replies, I'm scrapping the whole plan and just going with a slime tube :( CB HI, what do you do for road riding to prevent flats? I ride on Oahu with conti gatorskins on my road bike...
Forum: Commuting
04-22-10, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By jrn

I take it then difficulty mounting the tire does...

I take it then difficulty mounting the tire does not a good seal make? Because that tire is a dirty WH0RE to mount and baaaarely fits on the rim. I'll check out the Stans site, thanks for the reply.
Forum: Commuting
04-22-10, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By jrn

Stans in a UST rim?

I have a UST rear wheel that has a regular tube and regular tire (Panaracer T Serve Messenger). I'm sick of getting puncture flats, can I just keep my tire and convert to Stans?? I took it to the...
04-24-09, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 716
Posted By jrn

It was a bit too low and then I raised it and it...

It was a bit too low and then I raised it and it got a lot better. Still hurts when I ride though and now hurts when I walk. A Dr. visit is probably in the near future.

Anyone know if you can...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-09, 05:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,668
Posted By jrn

Oh cool, that's a different approach than I was...

Oh cool, that's a different approach than I was seeing.
I like this quote - "Zoo Hill is the puke-inducing lactate-producing gasp-fest that I avoid unless taunted"
:D
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-09, 04:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,668
Posted By jrn

Any links to that? All the routes on mapmyride...

Any links to that? All the routes on mapmyride that I've checked out for cougar mtn aren't anywhere near that steep.
04-22-09, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 716
Posted By jrn

Haleiwa Metric Century

"Named one of "The 50 Best Rides in the USA" by Bicycling Magazine, the John B. Kelley Haleiwa Metric Century Ride will be held April 26, 2009. Nearly 800 bicyclists begin at Kaiaka Bay Beach Park,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-09, 03:03 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,151
Posted By jrn

Nice, now I don't feel like such a weenie with my...

Nice, now I don't feel like such a weenie with my 34x27 on really steep hills.
04-06-09, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By jrn

When are you going to be here? Here is a...

When are you going to be here? Here is a schedule for rides and events in the area for April - http://hbl.org/?q=event/2009/04/02/month

The only group ride I've ever done is Tantalus on Wed...
03-10-09, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By jrn

Holy sh*t that's fast (especially for a road...

Holy sh*t that's fast (especially for a road bike)! Have you done a lot of other races?
03-09-09, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By jrn

"And just to nitpick, you didn't do a road race....

"And just to nitpick, you didn't do a road race. You did an individual time trial. Opinion: they suck compared to road races. Road races are awesome fun."
Oh, haha. Didn't even think about this. I...
03-09-09, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By jrn

Thanks guys! I think I screwed up my results,...

Thanks guys!
I think I screwed up my results, they haven't been able to find a record of me finishing. I had an electronic timer that I put on my front skewer that was given to me from a pile...
03-08-09, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By jrn

Oh ya, - My time was 27:15 according to my...

Oh ya, - My time was 27:15 according to my cyclocomp (they didn't have all the times figured out by the time I left).
03-08-09, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By jrn

Just did my first road race!

It was awesome, I never thought I'd be able to go so fast for ten miles! It was a ten mile time trial on rolling hills in just about perfect weather - 69 F, 6 mph winds. I threw on some aero bars a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-09, 02:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,188
Posted By jrn

This is seriously freaking my out...Just randomly...

This is seriously freaking my out...Just randomly read this thread and holy sh*t. I had my first instance of fraudulent activity on my CC about two weeks after placing my first ever order on PBK. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-08, 03:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,597
Posted By jrn

Did you do any other riding while you were here?

Did you do any other riding while you were here?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-08, 01:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,310
Posted By jrn

Jigga please. The weenies on this forum kiss...

Jigga please. The weenies on this forum kiss your @ss on a daily basis.
03-02-08, 02:33 AM
Replies: 9,284
Views: 3,564,535
Posted By jrn

Jeezus dude. That is ridiculous.

Jeezus dude. That is ridiculous.
03-01-08, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By jrn

Dam, now I wish I would have done the race. My...

Dam, now I wish I would have done the race. My commute is the same length as the time trial and my average speed is around 19. Looks like I wouldn't have placed dead last if my commute speed is any...
Forum: Commuting
02-27-08, 04:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,537
Posted By jrn

I use smarties on a commuting bike and quattro...

I use smarties on a commuting bike and quattro 2tis on my road bike using the same MTB shoes and cleats. There is definitely good contact on the pedals that helps distribute the force and prevent...
02-27-08, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By jrn

Maybe he didn't do as well as he expected. C'mon...

Maybe he didn't do as well as he expected. C'mon rockabilly, there's no shame in that! Tell us how the race was!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-08, 08:24 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,604
Posted By jrn

The problem lies in the question itself. The...

The problem lies in the question itself. The answer probably changes every ride for everyone here and we all ride under different conditions anyway so an answer from one of us probably wouldn't be...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-08, 08:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,604
Posted By jrn

I have about ~18 stoplights on my way home from...

I have about ~18 stoplights on my way home from work and that prevents me from having a great average speed. With a backpack on I can get an average of barely >19 on my 10 mile commute with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-08, 02:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 616
Posted By jrn

I got these for like 70 bucks -...

I got these for like 70 bucks - http://www.performancebike.com/shop/profile.cfm?SKU=23749&subcategory_ID=2120

If you have patience you can get great deals on shoes at nashbar and performance. I...
02-22-08, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By jrn

I'm not doing it. I am waaaaayy out of shape. ...

I'm not doing it. I am waaaaayy out of shape. I'm very interested in a ride report from you though :D Have you been on a training program to prepare? How much have you been riding?
02-22-08, 02:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,534
Posted By jrn

Do you have any more details on the ride? ...

Do you have any more details on the ride?

Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-08, 12:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,067
Posted By jrn

Glad to hear you're ok, sounds like it could have...

Glad to hear you're ok, sounds like it could have been a lot worse if you were forward in relation to his car a bit more. Did you get insurance info and all that?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-08, 05:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,226
Posted By jrn

Bananas are actually pretty cheap. It's...

Bananas are actually pretty cheap. It's everything else that gets ya.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-08, 05:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,226
Posted By jrn

You should be thankful you are riding a road...

You should be thankful you are riding a road bike. Up until two months ago I didn't have a single bike with drops. Makes me appreciate my drops that much more now.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-08, 02:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,359
Posted By jrn

*raises hand* my outdoor GPS is WAAS enabled :D

*raises hand* my outdoor GPS is WAAS enabled :D
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-08, 09:25 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 5,115
Posted By jrn

*yawn* 70's and 80's year round for me :p

*yawn* 70's and 80's year round for me :p
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-08, 03:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,986
Posted By jrn

Here's a good comparison of them and other ww...

Here's a good comparison of them and other ww brakes out there -
http://fairwheelbikes.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=4289
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-08, 01:14 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 7,516
Posted By jrn

Cool story! Was this downhill or did you have a...

Cool story! Was this downhill or did you have a seriously big ring?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-08, 03:56 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 7,516
Posted By jrn

Got going 57.2 the other day on this hill - ...

Got going 57.2 the other day on this hill -
http://img179.imageshack.us/img179/2093/pulikiplaieaheightsviewfx6.th.jpg (http://img179.imageshack.us/my.php?image=pulikiplaieaheightsviewfx6.jpg)
02-01-08, 05:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 808
Posted By jrn

Ya that's about right. I'll take some pics next...

Ya that's about right. I'll take some pics next time I ride *crosses fingers for good weather*
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-08, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 527
Posted By jrn

Sounds like they all suck.

Sounds like they all suck.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-08, 01:34 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,754
Posted By jrn

I can put the bike in the trunk of my 97 toyota...

I can put the bike in the trunk of my 97 toyota avalon without folding any seats down. I just have to take off the front wheel. First gen avalons go from 95-99 and have similar dimensions.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-08, 12:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,996
Posted By jrn

The whole point of CL is to buy crap around where...

The whole point of CL is to buy crap around where you live and do transactions in person. It's not supposed to be a global thing. If you're only looking for local stuff it's amazingly easy to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-08, 04:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,359
Posted By jrn

Just started using bike journal. I use it...

Just started using bike journal. I use it because it's a good place to record my times for my various routes that I can access from anywhere and it's free. Also there's a challenge with my local...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-08, 02:22 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,043
Posted By jrn

Ya, it was a little wet here too...I'm glad it...

Ya, it was a little wet here too...I'm glad it was still 70 degrees.
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