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10-23-13, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,493
Posted By aztimm

I don't know any group rides that have closed...

I don't know any group rides that have closed roads, cops waving you through, and aid stations. Can you tell me where you're finding these rides?

I've never done a crit and have no plans to ever...
08-20-13, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By aztimm

Thanks for showing me around! That Mill Creek...

Thanks for showing me around! That Mill Creek was a tough climb, not sure if I could handle either of the Cottonwood rides.

I might be back in October, I'll let you know.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-13, 10:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,387
Posted By aztimm

did a group ride with a local shop yesterday,...

did a group ride with a local shop yesterday, Focus. was a bit out of my element, and yea I did get dropped, but kept some people in my sight. I was much faster at this ride than normal...well for...
07-28-13, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By aztimm

Thanks for all the replies! The trip is coming...

Thanks for all the replies! The trip is coming up in just a few weeks (I'll be there Aug 16-18.

I was up there 2 years ago to visit with my cousin, and I was doing more running then. We ran City...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-13, 04:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,403
Posted By aztimm

About the same as my experiences. I don't really...

About the same as my experiences. I don't really race, just tours a couple times a year (more for fun). I go to a massage therapist about every 3-4 weeks. This gal is about 5'2" and probably...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-13, 04:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,500
Posted By aztimm

Any particular style of Gore you'd recommend for...

Any particular style of Gore you'd recommend for summer?
07-23-13, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By aztimm

Long weekend in Salt Lake City

Hello--

I'll be going to Salt Lake City for work in mid-August and will probably stay for the weekend after. I have a cousin and his wife who live there, so can visit with them, and hopefully get...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-13, 03:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,500
Posted By aztimm

I agree with LG. While new to cycling a few...

I agree with LG. While new to cycling a few years ago, a friend recommended them, I tried it, loved it, and it makes up most of my shorts (I have both bibs and shorts). I also average about 150-200...
07-18-13, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 735
Posted By aztimm

Camphill Challenge (PA)

Has anyone done this before?
http://camphillchallenge.org/

Looks like the 100 is new this year, and of course I'm thinking of doing it. Anyone know that area, what the roads are like,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-13, 02:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,223
Posted By aztimm

Do you do all the maintenance to your bike...

Do you do all the maintenance to your bike yourself? If so, then this won't apply.

I'd rather buy from a shop based on their after-purchase policies. Do they have free tune-ups, how much do they...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-13, 09:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,248
Posted By aztimm

About 68-69 miles, when I've done Tour de...

About 68-69 miles, when I've done Tour de Scottsdale (2012) and el Tour de Mesa (2013).

I stopped a few times when I rode el Tour de Tucson, I think it was about 20 min difference between my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-13, 05:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,391
Posted By aztimm

I've had a really tough time find a group that...

I've had a really tough time find a group that works for me. I've ridden with one that advertises, "18-20mph," got dropped, caught up because a guy got a flat, then ended up passing some of them on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-13, 02:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,698
Posted By aztimm

Sorry to hear about your spill and hope you heal...

Sorry to hear about your spill and hope you heal up quickly.



About a month or so ago, I was out riding near Usery. I got a flat, stopped to fix it, continued on. Then got a flat just 2-3...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-13, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,570
Posted By aztimm

As I said in my post, in order to ride in the...

As I said in my post, in order to ride in the summer you get up and out the door early. As in by 5:30am. We don't do Daylight Saving Time here, so the sun is up early, around 5:30 am right now.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-13, 10:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,310
Posted By aztimm

It is Laurens ten Dam, who is currently riding in...

It is Laurens ten Dam, who is currently riding in Tour de France:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laurens_ten_Dam

He wears a Garmin Forerunner, you can see it on his left arm.

I also wear a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-13, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,204
Posted By aztimm

I have one (have the original Propero also), but...

I have one (have the original Propero also), but I really don't care for it. I just couldn't get a good fit with the inner headband.

I picked up an Obrea Thor through an Active.com deal a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-13, 09:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,310
Posted By aztimm

Here's the correct way to mount your Garmin: ...

Here's the correct way to mount your Garmin:
http://www.pezcyclingnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/tdf13st11dl-40.jpg

:)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-13, 06:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,675
Posted By aztimm

5a. jump in backyard pool for a quick dip ;)

5a. jump in backyard pool for a quick dip ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-13, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,570
Posted By aztimm

I live in Chandler, ride in the mornings, and I...

I live in Chandler, ride in the mornings, and I usually see plenty of other cyclists out. During the week I usually ride out to Ahwatukee and do a few hill repeats then head back. On weekends...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-13, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By aztimm

It seems all gear runs in different sizes. I...

It seems all gear runs in different sizes.

I recently got a kit from my college's cycling club. True it is race cut, which is a bit tighter anyway. But the sleeves are super short and really...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-13, 01:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,484
Posted By aztimm

Could some of the gain be from muscle? I know...

Could some of the gain be from muscle? I know when I ride a bit, especially climbing, I feel it in my legs (especially when I try to wear tighter jeans).
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-13, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By aztimm

You can pretty much design your own jersey...

You can pretty much design your own jersey through agonswim.com also:
http://www.agonswim.com/default.cfm

Not sure if there's minimums for custom artwork, but they have a pretty comprehensive...
04-22-13, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,021
Posted By aztimm

They finally have maps and elevation guides...

They finally have maps and elevation guides posted:
http://www.tourdechocolatetown.com/ride_info/course_map.php

Now the tough question...do I want to do the 100 or the 62.5. The courses look...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-13, 01:47 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 12,814
Posted By aztimm

See you had me until you put this. While I...

See you had me until you put this.

While I enjoy cycling, and I enjoyed running too, I despise track. If I'm gonna ride 80 miles, I'm going somewhere where I can see images like these...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-13, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,214
Posted By aztimm

Truthfully if you don't have the time to test...

Truthfully if you don't have the time to test ride them both, then I wouldn't buy either. No need to rush into a purchase and buy something that ends up not working out for you. Shops have sales...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-13, 04:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,365
Posted By aztimm

It sounds like you're doing a Sprint Triathlon? ...

It sounds like you're doing a Sprint Triathlon?

I did a few of those when I was younger... about 800m or yd swim, ~12 mile bike, and 5k run.

What I remember about the first (at the U of A in...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-13, 04:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,851
Posted By aztimm

Until you see her actually climbing the hill I...

Until you see her actually climbing the hill I wouldn't worry about it.

I grew up in northeast PA near the Poconos. We used to bike down some decent hills...and sometimes walk the bikes back up. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-13, 10:19 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 7,785
Posted By aztimm

From Peoria, you can ride to Prescott via...

From Peoria, you can ride to Prescott via Wickenburg. That would have a bit of climbing ;)

Someone I know rode from Phoenix almost to Payson last year. That just sounds evil.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-13, 05:03 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 7,785
Posted By aztimm

I've only been riding seriously for about 15...

I've only been riding seriously for about 15 months. When I gave distance/elevation totals last year, I got quite a bit of grief.
Normally I just ride from home. I live in Chandler...if you know...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-13, 03:47 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 7,785
Posted By aztimm

1977 miles YTD, with 41,280 feet climbed (yea I...

1977 miles YTD, with 41,280 feet climbed (yea I know that's low trying to work on it)

also 133 miles of swimming YTD :)

I just did el Tour de Mesa on Saturday, was a huge motivation to keep me...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-13, 03:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,062
Posted By aztimm

Can you share a little more? How long did you...

Can you share a little more?
How long did you stick with the group? Did you get lapped? Did you see any crashes?

There's a couple crits close to where I live, but the thought of riding in one...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-13, 04:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 950
Posted By aztimm

I rode el Tour de Mesa this morning: ...

I rode el Tour de Mesa this morning:
http://app.strava.com/activities/47517662
official time was 3:15:15

Unfortunately (well I guess I've gotten better :) ) I didn't stop at all along the route,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-13, 10:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,531
Posted By aztimm

Rode an, "Around the mountain," with a climb up...

Rode an, "Around the mountain," with a climb up to the TV towers @ South Mountain this morning:
http://app.strava.com/activities/46684153

Saturday is el Tour de Mesa :)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-13, 08:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,361
Posted By aztimm

My chain just broke this morning while out...

My chain just broke this morning while out riding. Of course I was way out in BFE...

The chain had about 3500 miles on it. I take the bike for tune-ups about every 6 weeks, and about every-other...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-13, 07:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,356
Posted By aztimm

I've been snubbed, and think I've accidentally...

I've been snubbed, and think I've accidentally snubbed others as well.

Close to home I don't see many cyclists out, so I wave to everyone. Most usually wave back. But in busier cycling areas, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-13, 07:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,731
Posted By aztimm

Do you tip the mechanic at your LBS?

I stop in my LBS every month or so. I get free tune-ups as long as I have the bike. I don't go quite every month, but I'd guess about every 6 weeks. About every other tune-up I pay $30 for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-13, 11:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,894
Posted By aztimm

Exactly, we've had a beautiful spring so far. ...

Exactly, we've had a beautiful spring so far.

I always thought that Spring started on March 21. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-13, 10:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,402
Posted By aztimm

I typically ride 3-4 days a week (plus also...

I typically ride 3-4 days a week (plus also swim).

I've been riding off/on for the past 4-5 years and have about 15 to 20 jerseys. Two are company jerseys, and I just got a new one today (was...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-13, 05:35 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,921
Posted By aztimm

I was being sarcastic. Didn't you see the ;) ? ...

I was being sarcastic. Didn't you see the ;) ?



In summer, our masters group will often swim together with the kids. The fastest kids will do intervals of 100s @ 1:20 or so, for long course...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-13, 04:44 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,921
Posted By aztimm

And as we all know, there aren't any triathlons...

And as we all know, there aren't any triathlons that involve long distances :p

I did triathlons back in the late 1990s. I used an old Schwinn for the bike portion. The two that I did were both...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-13, 06:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 935
Posted By aztimm

If you're in AZ when it is happening, you should...

If you're in AZ when it is happening, you should definitely come up to the Phoenix area for el Tour de Mesa.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-13, 01:48 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,968
Posted By aztimm

I rarely ride with a group, maybe once every 1-2...

I rarely ride with a group, maybe once every 1-2 months/max. Yet when I ride in tours I never have a problem finding a group to ride with, and I'm always surprised how much faster I ride--usually...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-13, 12:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,537
Posted By aztimm

I don't think it has anything to do with weight,...

I don't think it has anything to do with weight, everyone needs to drink plenty of fluids while working out, especially as it gets warmer. I'm only 180, but on my ride yesterday (about 80 miles), I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-13, 05:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,521
Posted By aztimm

There's an Active deal on some Giordanna bibs. ...

There's an Active deal on some Giordanna bibs. Are either of these any good or worth the ~$80?

Giordana Trade Alta Gamma Bib Shorts - Mens, $79.95
Giordana ISD Team Bib Shorts - Mens, $79.95
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-13, 02:25 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,344
Posted By aztimm

I ride solo most of the time, and usually only...

I ride solo most of the time, and usually only ride 3 times a week. I normally do 2 'shorter' rides, 40-50 miles during the week, and one 'longer' 70-80 miles on the weekend. About twice a month...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-13, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By aztimm

Exactly. Weather here in the Phoenix area is...

Exactly. Weather here in the Phoenix area is mostly ok year-round. el Tour de Mesa is less than a month away!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-13, 03:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,777
Posted By aztimm

Here in most of AZ, we don't do DST, and I like...

Here in most of AZ, we don't do DST, and I like it. The sun rises around 6:40am now. I can get out for a ride and still be home by 10 or so, for a shorter ride. In summer, I'm out around 5am and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-13, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,070
Posted By aztimm

I tested a Tarmac and a Roubaix last year and...

I tested a Tarmac and a Roubaix last year and went with a Tarmac. I haven't been disappointed, since last April I've put over 6,000 miles on the bike.

As I say for anyone considering 2...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-13, 11:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,227
Posted By aztimm

+1. I like LG Equipe, usually shorts, but have 1...

+1. I like LG Equipe, usually shorts, but have 1 set of bibs too. I prefer the red/black though.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-13, 03:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,172
Posted By aztimm

Met up with a local bike forumite (well he met me...

Met up with a local bike forumite (well he met me out where I live) and we did an Around the Mountain ride:
http://app.strava.com/activities/42832325

Had about perfect weather. Sunny and about...
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