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Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-05, 12:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

I live in Cambridge and am interested in rides...

I live in Cambridge and am interested in rides around here. I usually ride to Belmont and Concord. There's an easy route (26 miles or so) from Harvard Square toward Concord though not reaching...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-05, 08:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,103
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Yes, I love the open road too, or rather the...

Yes, I love the open road too, or rather the semi-open streets here in Boston. I love snaking through the unyielding trains, the passing-within-an-inch buses, the suicidal pedestrians, and best of...
Forum: Northeast
06-04-05, 09:32 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,016
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

I live in Jamaica Plain and will be moving to...

I live in Jamaica Plain and will be moving to Cambridge in July. If any of you is interested in group rides on weekends, please let me know? Weeknights can be good too.

And for those interested,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-05, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 819
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Non-tight yet non-baggy cycling shorts?

Hi there. I don't want this to be the zillionth discussion on spandex. I do wear regular tight spandex shorts, but the other day I saw some roadies with these black shorts that are not tight fitting...
Forum: Commuting
06-28-04, 11:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,371
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Besides some valid safety concerns, what's the...

Besides some valid safety concerns, what's the problem with having someone following you? I don't really think he was following closely enough to be actually drafting. I would not mind having...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-04, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,015
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

What happened with Russ Goodwin? His crew...

What happened with Russ Goodwin? His crew left??!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-04, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 878
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Thanks for the link. I've just finished watching...

Thanks for the link. I've just finished watching their excellent coverage of the Tour of Faso. Really impressed with all the riders. No five-star hotels for them, just portable showers and tents.
06-27-04, 12:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,526
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Thanks. :) I actually knew who they were... just...

Thanks. :) I actually knew who they were... just didn't want to say their names because I can't stand them.
06-25-04, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

If you bike in the Bay Area, don't forget to...

If you bike in the Bay Area, don't forget to visit Mt. Hamilton, our l'Alpe D'Huez.
06-25-04, 06:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,526
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

I don't get it either. Football should only...

I don't get it either. Football should only refers to the most beautiful sport of Maradona's dazzling run against the Belgian defense, van Basten's tight-angle volley against Dasayev, Branco's...
06-25-04, 06:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,526
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Yes, Sheryl Crow can write and sing, unlike...

Yes, Sheryl Crow can write and sing, unlike whatever-her-name-is that obnoxiously screams "I am beautiful..." every time I turn on the radio or that person, whose name I can't recall, who annulled...
06-24-04, 04:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,526
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

The problem with calling football "football" is...

The problem with calling football "football" is that you risk confusing your friends who would think of the sport in which 300-lbs guys huff and puff with stop-and-stop-and-more-stop action and still...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-04, 08:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 971
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

How long did it take you to lose all those...

How long did it take you to lose all those pounds? Very, very impressive. You definitely deserve this nice bike. :)
06-24-04, 08:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,526
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Tons of my so-called sports fan friends have no...

Tons of my so-called sports fan friends have no idea who Lance Armstrong is. Sad. But again, I don't follow baseball, so whenever they pop out some names from the perennial underachievers Red Sox,...
06-23-04, 04:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,183
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

I'm waiting for my batch of 10. I think the most...

I'm waiting for my batch of 10. I think the most famous athlete who is wearing one is Thierry Henry.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-04, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

cyclingnews.com is a good one.

cyclingnews.com is a good one.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-04, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

If you like bikepaths, try the Minuteman from...

If you like bikepaths, try the Minuteman from Alewife to Bedford, I think. 10 miles one way. Very nice.
06-21-04, 09:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,613
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

I think Jan will join the 2-time winners' club...

I think Jan will join the 2-time winners' club this year even without the help of Vino. Tyler will get a podium spot... ahead of Lance! :)

Let's have a betting pool!
06-20-04, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Incredible!!! I just feel so bad for Jeker, who...

Incredible!!! I just feel so bad for Jeker, who wanted the victory much more than Ullrich. Jeker is Swiss and such a win would be huge for him. Ullrich on the other hand was just training.

But...
Forum: Commuting
06-19-04, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Have you seen Martin Luther King Blvd in Roxbury...

Have you seen Martin Luther King Blvd in Roxbury on certain days when people park on left lane?!!! Yes, parking on the left lane!

One more crazy thing about Mass traffic: I was shocked to learn...
Forum: Commuting
06-17-04, 11:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Ah, Boston, the great city. I battle everyday...

Ah, Boston, the great city. I battle everyday with impatient motorists, speeding buses, aggressive trains, carelessly double-parked cars, suicidal pedestrians, perennial constructions, crater-size...
06-17-04, 10:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,967
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

There are 3 main types of skin cancer: melanoma,...

There are 3 main types of skin cancer: melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma, with the latter two being grouped together as non-melanoma skin cancers. All of them have sun...
06-17-04, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 809
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Cut the hair.

Cut the hair.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-04, 08:19 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,547
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

The Crank Brothers Mallet C pedals do exactly...

The Crank Brothers Mallet C pedals do exactly this. Great with both biking shoes and regular street shoes. I haven't had any problem with them for the past few months.
06-16-04, 10:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,540
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

From cyclingnews.com today: "Proving that it...

From cyclingnews.com today:

"Proving that it can happen to any of us, Johan Museeuw was involved in a collision with an unexpectedly-opened car door on Tuesday morning. Museeuw was riding to the...
06-16-04, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,470
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Alrocket, below is some info from UpToDate, a...

Alrocket, below is some info from UpToDate, a medical info source for physicians, that might be helpful to you (the numbers in square brackets are references--you can ignore them):

"Sinus...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-04, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Looking for nice cycling photos

Hi there,

I love the website of Graham Watson and make it a habit to check it out during any major race. Is there any other similar website out there that has high-resolution pictures that are...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-04, 09:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,120
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Hi big, I have a Trek 1000. Have had it for...

Hi big,

I have a Trek 1000. Have had it for about 3 years now. Absolutely love it. I was a newbie, well I still am, when I got the bike, and like you I didn't know if I would stick with cycling...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-04, 08:58 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,547
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Snapz, I totally know what you meant by having...

Snapz, I totally know what you meant by having your muscle betraying your mind. You want to do one thing, but the feet want to do another. I'm pretty new at clipless too, but having been riding...
06-15-04, 07:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,305
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Very beautiful design, geneman. But why not...

Very beautiful design, geneman. But why not start and stop with ATG and TGA/TAA/TAG, respectively? Or is this an important sequence from your favorite protein? Oh, and why not having the bottom...
06-15-04, 07:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 976
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Great. And "Discovery" is a much cooler-sounding...

Great. And "Discovery" is a much cooler-sounding name for the team than the current "US Postal." :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-04, 07:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,858
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Wow. Didn't know that my little poll would...

Wow. Didn't know that my little poll would generate this many replies. Thanks you all.

It's interesting that there's no bell-shaped distribution as I expected, but that could be due simply to a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-04, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

I thought it was a race from the north to the...

I thought it was a race from the north to the south, but apparently they only made a loop from Saigon to Phan Rang or so then back.

Is there any race that runs from Hanoi to Saigon?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-04, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Thanks, Nam, for the videos. Quite fascinating! ...

Thanks, Nam, for the videos. Quite fascinating! I'm impressed that HTV managed to organize such a race. But how could the Vietnamese peleton get the South Korean guy win the yellow jersey? :)
06-13-04, 01:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,232
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

I think Iban Mayo wore the yellow wristband on...

I think Iban Mayo wore the yellow wristband on the last stage of the Dauphine-Libere. So Lance even managed to persuade his rivals to buy them. :)
06-13-04, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Will Jan be the team leader now? It's going to...

Will Jan be the team leader now? It's going to be interesting.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-04, 09:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,858
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

What's your BMI?

I've noticed that Tyler Hamilton looked quite skinny, so I've checked out his BMI. The guy is 173 cm tall and weighs 62 kg, giving him a BMI of about 21. Oscar Sevilla and Camezind also have BMIs of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-04, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,244
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

You can see tons of clips of last year's TdF at ...

You can see tons of clips of last year's TdF at

http://www.olntv.com/tdf03/03tdfvideo.html
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-04, 09:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,030
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Congratulations! You're an inspiration to me. ...

Congratulations! You're an inspiration to me. I'm a total newbie and can only do up to 30 miles. Hopefully I'll be able to do a century by the end of 2005. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-04, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Live Tour de France video on the net?

Is there any way one can watch live video stream of the TdF on the Internet? I'm asking because today I managed to watch two Euro2004 games live on some Korean channel. Wonder if there's something...
06-12-04, 12:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,043
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Tyler crashed today on the D-L. Anyone knows how...

Tyler crashed today on the D-L. Anyone knows how badly hurt he was even though he did manage to finish the stage? He said he did a Beloki, but I hope it wasn't too serious.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-04, 06:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,529
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

There was actually a lawyer who would file that...

There was actually a lawyer who would file that lawsuit for the bastard??!!! Unbelievable!
06-11-04, 06:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,645
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

How about the new Scion xB from Toyota? Ugly...

How about the new Scion xB from Toyota? Ugly like hell but very cheap, loaded with features, and very roomy.

If you're environmentally conscious, try those Toyota hybrids. The new Prius, which is...
06-11-04, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Clint, I'll just need to enter my log-in info...

Clint, I'll just need to enter my log-in info every single time. No big deal. Thanks for making a great site for free. I just hope that it'll stay up long enough. I'd hate to lose all my data if you...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-04, 04:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 923
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Thanks, Neon. I did try both those bikepaths, the...

Thanks, Neon. I did try both those bikepaths, the one parallel to the Orange Line and the one that runs from Jamaica Pond to the Landmark Center. Yes, crossing rt 9 is tricky. I think bikepaths are...
06-10-04, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Ah, I just deleted the cookies on my computer and...

Ah, I just deleted the cookies on my computer and now can log on the site again. I guess it was a problem with using cookie for automatic log-in.
06-10-04, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

Problems with Activebody.org?

Hi,

Has any of you had problems accessing the activebody.org website? I've been trying to enter some of my recent rides and haven't been able to log on the site. Wonder if it's just me.
06-10-04, 02:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,232
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

I'm buying 10 today. Much of the LAF money goes...

I'm buying 10 today. Much of the LAF money goes to research done by my professors, so I'm supporting them too. :)
06-10-04, 11:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,596
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

The above formula is absolutely correct. However,...

The above formula is absolutely correct. However, for most roads you can estimate (run) by just using D because D will be only slightly longer than (run).

For example, let's say there's a 15%...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-04, 10:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 923
Posted By CrimsonCyclist

But you should feel lucky to be riding/driving in...

But you should feel lucky to be riding/driving in the Bay Area after having lived in Boston. Here are some reasons:

1. There are lane markings on the road.
2. There are huge, readable street...
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