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Forum: Commuting
10-12-12, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 93,388
Posted By sbeatonNJ

Awesome commute today, ran 5 miles then rode 4.5...

Awesome commute today, ran 5 miles then rode 4.5 into work. Not really a bad day at work but an extremely eventful day at work that included a 911 call and by the time I rode home all that stress...
Forum: Commuting
10-11-12, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 93,388
Posted By sbeatonNJ

Good commutes this week, glad I got back into it....

Good commutes this week, glad I got back into it. It seems a bit darker lately when I leave, may need to step it up from my front combo of a PB Blaze on the helmet and the bars and add my Minewt USB...
Forum: Commuting
08-27-12, 08:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By sbeatonNJ

I am hoping to ride in everyday until wrestling...

I am hoping to ride in everyday until wrestling season starts. After that I will have to figure out if I should keep going or not for a few reasons. I just need to make one more trip to my...
Forum: Commuting
08-18-12, 03:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,090
Posted By sbeatonNJ

I use an Origin 8 Classic Lite Saddle. Looks...

I use an Origin 8 Classic Lite Saddle. Looks classy on my San Jose and is comfortable in both bike shorts or khakis.
Forum: Commuting
10-13-10, 07:07 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,199
Posted By sbeatonNJ

I only commute on Fridays when its casual day so...

I only commute on Fridays when its casual day so I can just ride in in jeans and a tshirt. During tri season I will ride my Fuji Track on Friday and change into cycling clothes so I can do a 2 hour...
09-12-10, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By sbeatonNJ

Try http://www.midatlanticcross.com/ and ...

Try http://www.midatlanticcross.com/ and http://www.njbikeracing.com/

Also I think there is a weekly cross practice at Rutgers, I think the signup is on bikereg.
04-01-10, 04:26 AM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,926,964
Posted By sbeatonNJ

Being able to order whole sale is the devil. ...

Being able to order whole sale is the devil. When I used to work at a shop when I was in college that QBP catalog stole my paychecks many times.
03-28-10, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,926,964
Posted By sbeatonNJ

A set of Sram Omniums, not sure why just bored...

A set of Sram Omniums, not sure why just bored with my 4 year old 75's I guess. I really like the outboard bb on my P3 so I am hoping the same is true for these If I can sell my chrome sultan on...
03-25-10, 04:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By sbeatonNJ

If you are using it for commuting you will be...

If you are using it for commuting you will be very happy. I have 2006 San Jose and its a very comfy, smooth ride. I didn't care for the stock tires so that could be something you could switch or...
03-24-10, 04:18 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,580
Posted By sbeatonNJ

I like gatorskins the best, although I currently...

I like gatorskins the best, although I currently run a gatorskin on the back only. I have a 28 on the rear of my everyday wheels and a 23 on my dura ace wheels. I will run a nice conti up front...
03-10-10, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,161
Posted By sbeatonNJ

Surface only sidewall tear?

So I have a Conti gp4000s on the front wheel of my track bike. I know that if I get a sidewall tear with tube sticking out it should go in the dumpster. However, I have one with what looks like a...
09-19-09, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 760
Posted By sbeatonNJ

Thanks for the repsonses I guess I'll just give...

Thanks for the repsonses I guess I'll just give it a try. I Granogue is like 2 weeks after my half iron, its also a 2 hour drive, lets see how I feel after my race. I'll definitely the Beacon race...
09-12-09, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 760
Posted By sbeatonNJ

Clydesdale racing questions

Considering doing a few cx races and have some questions...

1) First of all can clydesdales do this and if so how commmon is it?
I should be down in the 230 range by the first race maybe lower,...
08-07-08, 09:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 332
Posted By sbeatonNJ

San Jose bb size

I have my eyes on a used San Jose on ebay and have a few spare parts laying around for it that I want to use. I was just wondering if anyone knew what bb size the san jose has, specifically the...
07-19-08, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By sbeatonNJ

Another option, although it will be a complete...

Another option, although it will be a complete bike, is the Motobecane single speed cross bike they having coming out. I think they said it would be 450 shipped, if you can wait it might be worth...
04-27-08, 01:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,863
Posted By sbeatonNJ

I like the Ritchey speedmax for a mix of road and...

I like the Ritchey speedmax for a mix of road and trail. I also use the Kenda Kwick because they only cost about 12 bucks a piece and are very narrow, they are marked 30 but more like a 28. The...
04-23-08, 06:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 328
Posted By sbeatonNJ

Front hub, road ot mtb??

So I see some cross bikes come with a front mtb hub and rear road hub. Is there any reason for this? I ask because I am rebuilding a set of wheels (rims cracked) that currently have ultegra hubs on...
Forum: Commuting
04-22-08, 06:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,850
Posted By sbeatonNJ

I usually just do baggy mtb shorts and a wicking...

I usually just do baggy mtb shorts and a wicking t or running shorts over a pair of tight bike shorts and a wicking t. Its been chilly here in the morning so lately I have been all wearing this wool...
04-07-08, 05:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,129
Posted By sbeatonNJ

I always wanted a cross bike, I just thought the...

I always wanted a cross bike, I just thought the range of use was cool. I just built up a 2001 Trek xo-1 for commuting and to serve as a road bike. I also plan to race cross in the fall but for now...
03-27-08, 05:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 993
Posted By sbeatonNJ

Thank you! Just wanted to add thanks again...

Thank you!

Just wanted to add thanks again for giving me the seatpost size. I won the auction and the owner is including the seatpost. Can't wait to build that thing up. Ive been spending many...
03-26-08, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 993
Posted By sbeatonNJ

Trek X01 seatpost

Hey quick question! I am planning to build up a 2001 trek x01 and I'd like to gather parts now, so I can get on the road asap. I plan to use it as my road bike (I sold my road bike to get a tri...
Forum: Triathlon
02-27-07, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 719
Posted By sbeatonNJ

There are like two places they run Splash and...

There are like two places they run Splash and Dashes, the Marlton one I believe is run by DQ. The ones I want to do are the ones run by the Pine Barrens Tri club, same idea, same nights just closer...
Forum: Triathlon
02-27-07, 06:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 965
Posted By sbeatonNJ

I went on a running shoe and supplement binge. ...

I went on a running shoe and supplement binge. Sports Authority had the Saucony Hurricane 8's on sale half off so I picked them up, and then while there I saw my current Sauconys the Trigon Guide on...
Forum: Triathlon
02-25-07, 05:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 719
Posted By sbeatonNJ

I have only actually registered for one event so...

I have only actually registered for one event so far but have more planned. I'm new at this and have my first sprint lined up for 6/3. I also plan to do one in July and two more in August and then...
Forum: Triathlon
02-13-07, 05:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 934
Posted By sbeatonNJ

Oh I should add spend more time in the water! ...

Oh I should add spend more time in the water! Doesn't have to be just doing laps for cardio but doing drills. I know if I'd love to spend all my time on the bike. But I suck at swimming so I make...
Forum: Triathlon
02-11-07, 07:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 934
Posted By sbeatonNJ

Get the Total Immersion Tri Swimming Made Easy...

Get the Total Immersion Tri Swimming Made Easy book. I have seen improvements since reading the book and incoporating there advice into my workouts.
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By sbeatonNJ

I just used DT Swiss R1.1's to build up my high...

I just used DT Swiss R1.1's to build up my high flange dura ace hubs and they are light and stiff. I'd reccomend the DT Swiss, I have Open Pros too on another bike and like the build of the DT's...
01-09-07, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By sbeatonNJ

No follow up but the winners from last year have...

No follow up but the winners from last year have kept their weight off. I like the idea of having a team and being accountable to other people, so far 32 people have signed up divided into teams of...
01-08-07, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By sbeatonNJ

Weight Loss Contest

Anyone here ever participated in a weight loss contest? The school I teach at is having a biggest loser contest amongst the staff, first weigh in is Friday. 10 bucks to enter, 12 weeks, weigh ins...
01-01-07, 02:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,116
Posted By sbeatonNJ

Just ordered myself a set! Not a bad deal at...

Just ordered myself a set! Not a bad deal at all, now I just need to pick out some rims to go with them!
12-31-06, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By sbeatonNJ

I did an hour and half on the ss mtb this...

I did an hour and half on the ss mtb this morning, trying out my new 2.5 WTB Weirwolf. I then got my bikes all setup for the start of a new year. Changed my track bike from 45/14 to a 49/19 so I...
12-28-06, 04:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,194
Posted By sbeatonNJ

Drop Weight Train More Train smarter So...

Drop Weight
Train More
Train smarter

So far Ive dropped from about 285-290 to 270 in the last month and a half, and that was just with a change in diet. I used FITDAY religously until to make...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-06, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By sbeatonNJ

I have a 2003, loved it great bike. Not a fan of...

I have a 2003, loved it great bike. Not a fan of the wheels they were replaced with open pros/ultegra wheels. It now is in my trainer and this spring will be replaced on the road by a 320, minus...
12-06-06, 07:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,671
Posted By sbeatonNJ

I ride a Fuji Track with upgrades and I also ride...

I ride a Fuji Track with upgrades and I also ride a Redline Flight Monocog. I am about 270 now and both hold up fine. I put better wheels on my Fuji from my fixie conversion which was a great idea...
12-05-06, 07:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,450
Posted By sbeatonNJ

I have a Chrome that I used a few times, great...

I have a Chrome that I used a few times, great bag but way more than I need. I now use an Ultimate Direction Station pack that I got off sierra trading post, cool bag and got it cheap. The Chrome...
12-03-06, 11:56 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 104,083
Posted By sbeatonNJ

37 F Smartwool beanie performance ss...

37 F

Smartwool beanie
performance ss jersey
performance Artic Fleece Jersey
performance century vest
bellwether shorts
pace midweight tights
smartwool socks
661 mtb shoes
11-22-06, 06:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,296
Posted By sbeatonNJ

I use a meal replacement with more protein then...

I use a meal replacement with more protein then carbs and sometimes I beef it up with another a scoop of whey. If anyones interested I use Perfect RX by Nature's Best.
11-10-06, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3,454
Views: 2,364,975
Posted By sbeatonNJ

Well since Im getting back into riding I guess...

Well since Im getting back into riding I guess I'll post in here. I am probably 290ish right now and 6 foot tall. I loved riding as a kid and continue to love riding a bike. I bought a...
11-08-06, 09:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,045
Posted By sbeatonNJ

I saw a dude on a cross check at a race once, he...

I saw a dude on a cross check at a race once, he was beating on people since the course was pretty easy terrain.
06-14-06, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By sbeatonNJ

Mutanoraptor

I'll second that! I run a 2.4 mutanoraptor on my Flight Monocog in the front and most of my riding is done on very sandy trails (central jersey for you!). I am more concerned with the front tire as...
04-09-06, 11:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,273
Posted By sbeatonNJ

Confuse your local roadies and rock a low spoke...

Confuse your local roadies and rock a low spoke count front wheel that looks like it should be on a nice carbon racing machine.
04-04-06, 05:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,516
Posted By sbeatonNJ

Chase or maybe its was Trevor used to ride flat...

Chase or maybe its was Trevor used to ride flat with a fixed gear a few years ago. I had a bmx fixed gear wheel, its fun to skid on but not much fun for any serious street riding. Because you are...
04-01-06, 11:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,728
Posted By sbeatonNJ

I just got a Chrome Backbone for no other reason...

I just got a Chrome Backbone for no other reason than I got a good deal. I figured I make my Jandd messenger bags soley for work and use the Chrome for other stuff so I dont have to empty my paper...
Forum: Commuting
04-01-06, 11:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,917
Posted By sbeatonNJ

The only days I did not commute were on Tuesdays...

The only days I did not commute were on Tuesdays when I have to go right from teaching to a grad course. I also have come to enjoy the fact that I can say on my lunch Im going to grab a bagel and...
03-29-06, 07:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,378
Posted By sbeatonNJ

I saw a kid the other day riding in jeans with...

I saw a kid the other day riding in jeans with both pant legs roller, a black zipup sweatshirt with a big bike punk patch riding a Huffy tenspeed, safety levers and all. Its been said that its...
Forum: Commuting
03-28-06, 06:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 21,650
Posted By sbeatonNJ

Molly Lock and chain get carried in the bag,...

Molly Lock and chain get carried in the bag, though if I keep this bike riding thing up maybe someday it will fit around the old waist. If Im just running around the neighborhood I carry Kryptonite...
03-28-06, 06:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,164
Posted By sbeatonNJ

Sounds good, I like the Edison checkpoint as I...

Sounds good, I like the Edison checkpoint as I know last spring I got so lost I ended up in Edison anyway for a few miles.
Forum: Commuting
03-27-06, 04:06 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 14,249
Posted By sbeatonNJ

You could go with fenders that clip on off the...

You could go with fenders that clip on off the seatpost and then they make a small shield like fender that clips on the downtube.
03-26-06, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By sbeatonNJ

bored

On my ride today on two occasions I found myself in a nice little springtime hail storm. I was expecting the rain but the hail just sucked.
03-25-06, 03:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,087
Posted By sbeatonNJ

That might just be because who they order them...

That might just be because who they order them from stocks them in 42 only. QBP for example, a major distributor, stocks the 021's and the 009's but both are only stocked in 42.
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