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01-16-16, 03:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 51,729
Posted By vermilionx

i was fine riding right away after eating a 3x3...

i was fine riding right away after eating a 3x3 w/ fries and soda from in n out.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-15, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,018
Posted By vermilionx

just be careful what you say here, it be used...

just be careful what you say here, it be used against you.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-15, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,145
Posted By vermilionx

that was scary. 45mph then hit by crosswind gust

i was just in auto pilot after the climb up the hill but then this happened. well, that woke me up.

even though i gained weight since i stopped cycling as much. im still light enough to get...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-15, 01:46 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,631
Posted By vermilionx

to get back into cycling. 1st year got 4000...

to get back into cycling.

1st year got 4000 miles, half of that the next year, just got worse from then on.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-15, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By vermilionx

yep, i got that in the saddle pack. haven't used...

yep, i got that in the saddle pack. haven't used one since the 1 time i got double flats in 1 ride, my tire blew out and have a huge cut in it. so patching the tube won't help anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-15, 01:39 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 10,265
Posted By vermilionx

i have 25s smoother ride. dunno about faster...

i have 25s

smoother ride. dunno about faster

also using 23 rims though.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-15, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By vermilionx

installed my last spare tube. yolo! gonna go for a ride anyway.

nothing too major since im out of shape and haven't been riding as much.

just 15-20 miles.

feeling like a fatty now. i bet im at 147lbs or something now. my ideal cycling weight is around 130,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-15, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 811
Posted By vermilionx

alright thanks. ill go for the 20-25

alright thanks.

ill go for the 20-25
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-15, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 811
Posted By vermilionx

tubes, do i want 700x 20-25 or 25-32?

im using a 23 wheel and 25 tire.

which tube should i go for?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-12, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By vermilionx

i learned a lot here as well. fairly new to...

i learned a lot here as well. fairly new to cycling as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-12, 04:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,213
Posted By vermilionx

congrats! that was the mileage goal i set...

congrats!

that was the mileage goal i set this 1st year of my cycling. i achieved it earlier this month.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-12, 02:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,475
Posted By vermilionx

oh... i knew it was prolly gonna be a wasted...

oh... i knew it was prolly gonna be a wasted reference but i posted it anyway. it's from the game "skyrim".

i did injure my knee from running. pain is prolly close to taking an arrow on the knee.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-12, 11:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,105
Posted By vermilionx

nothing. i just like taking a pic when i go on a...

nothing. i just like taking a pic when i go on a ride.

not so much on night rides though since my phone camera isn't very good at low light.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-12, 10:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,475
Posted By vermilionx

i used to like running/jogging. till i took...

i used to like running/jogging.

till i took an arrow to the knee.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-12, 10:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,105
Posted By vermilionx

too lonely for a long ride... just got home, only...

too lonely for a long ride... just got home, only did 11.58 miles. it had 1,100 ft of climbing though.

as usual, i always try to take a pic somewhere...
...
11-19-12, 10:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 624
Posted By vermilionx

Rode 30 miles today. Started at 3p good...

Rode 30 miles today.

Started at 3p good thing i didn't remove my lights. It was already dark on the way home. I did spend some time in the shop and ended up ordering a thomson x2 10 degree stem....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-12, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By vermilionx

nah, too much extra weight. j/k ^_^ ...

nah, too much extra weight.

j/k ^_^


i googled goat head. i don't think i see that here.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-12, 03:22 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,100
Posted By vermilionx

yeah. i love it. wouldn't ride daytime in...

yeah. i love it.

wouldn't ride daytime in the summer. well, not counting my commute to/from work but that's only 4.5 miles each way so it's not too bad in the heat.

i have a very good...
11-17-12, 09:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 799
Posted By vermilionx

i guess i can join with the maintain thing... but...

i guess i can join with the maintain thing... but i just weighed myself right now and im still ~3lbs under my ideal cycling weight.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-12, 12:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By vermilionx

didn't find it on inspection. but my tire right...

didn't find it on inspection. but my tire right now is still inflated from yesterday, so i think im good. it must have came off after puncturing my tire.



maybe, about 3500 miles. there's still...
11-16-12, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By vermilionx

im down for the 16th.

im down for the 16th.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-12, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By vermilionx

or maybe it's time to retire my GP4kS. i have...

or maybe it's time to retire my GP4kS. i have about 3500 miles on it. it has a lot of cuts but there is no thread showing.
11-15-12, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By vermilionx

good to hear. looking forward to this.

good to hear. looking forward to this.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-12, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By vermilionx

nope not pinch flats... haven't had those in a...

nope not pinch flats... haven't had those in a long time. 1 hole, not snake bite.

im pretty sure i can go lower on PSI. im only 130-135lbs and im using a 23mm wide rim + 25mm tires. running...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-12, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By vermilionx

perfect weather! but it seems my bad luck getting flats is slowly coming back.

i found a new route near me that has some hills.

i wanna practice some climbing since i might be able to join my 1st bikeforum group ride.

perfect weather... gloomy, overcast, cool temps, no...
11-15-12, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By vermilionx

oh yeah! sunday! i'll keep checking this. ...

oh yeah! sunday!

i'll keep checking this.

i need to know early too so i can make arrangements to borrow and switch vehicles with my dad.

i think i've been in palomar before but that was on...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-12, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By vermilionx

they have new bike path along canoga now too that...

they have new bike path along canoga now too that connects to the one in victory.

i take devonshire all the way to the orange line then get on the canoga bike path to victory that ends in balboa...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-12, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By vermilionx

Congrats!

Congrats!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-12, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By vermilionx

no, my days off are sunday monday. there's...

no, my days off are sunday monday.

there's no way i can pull off 30 miles in my 1hr lunch break lolz
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-12, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By vermilionx

it's nice that i can ride in the noon time and weather is still good.

got 30 miles.

wind was strong today but i'd rather ride in a windy day than the summer heat. south bound, getting to 30mph required very little effort. of course, going home north bound was a...
11-09-12, 08:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 680
Posted By vermilionx

prolly just do the same minor climbing i do on...

prolly just do the same minor climbing i do on sunday mornings.
11-08-12, 07:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,655
Posted By vermilionx

2nd time i got caught in the rain. when did...

2nd time i got caught in the rain.

when did 20% chance become 100% chance of rain??? it said 20% last time too. lolz

i was scheduled for another one of my night rides but the rain ruined it. i...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-12, 08:25 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 13,807
Posted By vermilionx

spandex/lycra :P

spandex/lycra

:P
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-12, 12:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,176
Posted By vermilionx

im not pro enough for that maneuver. lolz

im not pro enough for that maneuver. lolz
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-12, 12:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,176
Posted By vermilionx

i have been drinking less already. sad to say...

i have been drinking less already. sad to say that my bladder is prolly small. pretty sure it's not my age since i had this prob even way back in high school.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-12, 12:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,176
Posted By vermilionx

no, not a troll. no, not too much money....

no, not a troll.

no, not too much money. otherwise, i wouldn't even blink to buy any of those 2 bikes or the 1 step up versions of them right now.

yes on the not much sense though. lolz
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-12, 12:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,176
Posted By vermilionx

yeah for downhill... i was only able to reach 42...

yeah for downhill... i was only able to reach 42 mph on my bike on a short 12% grade hill near me. the highest gear had no resistance anymore. i wanna be able to hit 50mph on that hill.

re bibs......
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-12, 09:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,176
Posted By vermilionx

just noticed that the bmc has a 12-30 cassette. ...

just noticed that the bmc has a 12-30 cassette.

i dunno about that. i'll lose even more top end speed.

i have 11-25 right now. good enough for all the hills around here.
11-07-12, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 773
Posted By vermilionx

gary, the 65 mile ride i do is not very...

gary,

the 65 mile ride i do is not very hilly at all. that should be a metric century.

start at azuza peck road park on the rio hondo bike trail, then go to lario bike path all the way to long...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-12, 08:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,176
Posted By vermilionx

yeah, but these shorts are more stylish than what...

yeah, but these shorts are more stylish than what i could fit in back jersey pocket. lolz
but yeah, i know what you mean since i had to put some stuff in those cargo pockets a while back and you...
11-06-12, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 871
Posted By vermilionx

seems like you're even more casual than me. ...

seems like you're even more casual than me.

i'll see how it goes. i really wanna do another century before the year ends so yeah, if my friends flake out. let's go. i'd rather ride a 10-12mph...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-12, 08:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,176
Posted By vermilionx

lolz, im actually a fan of fuji and not only bec...

lolz, im actually a fan of fuji and not only bec i own 1 right now. don't have anything against owning another 1.

now that i think about it more, both the BMC roadracer and the fuji SST 2.3 are...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-12, 03:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,221
Posted By vermilionx

2011 fuji sl pro - 4000 miles. only 1 bike...

2011 fuji sl pro - 4000 miles.

only 1 bike for now.

i like to log my miles. although... even if i get a 2nd bike, i will only keep a log of my cycling miles total. won't really care about...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-12, 03:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,176
Posted By vermilionx

thanks. hopefully the local PB will later on have...

thanks. hopefully the local PB will later on have that bike in size medium and small.



lolz.

if i had a choice, i would live north during spring and summer then move back here when it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-12, 03:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,176
Posted By vermilionx

No comments on which bike seems better and wheter...

No comments on which bike seems better and wheter i might fit on 53cm ETT frame???
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-12, 09:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,176
Posted By vermilionx

1st year of cycling goal completed! feels great!

1. 4000 miles in 1st year - i went for a night ride tonight since it was annoyingly hot earlier today. when i got back, i got 4000 miles with 1 more month to spare.

2. century ride - i already did...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-12, 02:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,456
Posted By vermilionx

ok, lolz, i get the message. i do have a...

ok, lolz, i get the message.

i do have a good track record though of making adjustments and being fine. with the 41's help of course.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-12, 02:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,456
Posted By vermilionx

im pretty sure my bars are 31.8. isn't that the...

im pretty sure my bars are 31.8. isn't that the most common?

anyway, i made the mistake of buying a 0 deg stem before and it was a 31.8 and it fitted my current bars when i used it for a short...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-12, 01:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,456
Posted By vermilionx

yeah, like i said, im not aiming to get lower....

yeah, like i said, im not aiming to get lower. just wanted a flat stem position/look.

also, i don't think upgrading the headset would be worth it for my bike. stem at least, i can easily transfer...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-12, 01:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,456
Posted By vermilionx

yeah, i wonder if i could still ride in the drops...

yeah, i wonder if i could still ride in the drops with a -17 stem.
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