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Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-09, 06:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,235
Posted By amerpie

It's hard to get motivated for morning solo...

It's hard to get motivated for morning solo rides. I'm stiff. It seems like it takes awhile for whatever I eat to start fueling my system. However, the adrenalin generated for the Saturday morning...
04-07-03, 11:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,308
Posted By amerpie

Dang, cbhungry, you are way smart! Thanks for a...

Dang, cbhungry, you are way smart! Thanks for a good analysis of the study.

Since the diet worked for me, I have my own research bias :)

I rationalize it this way. The potential damage the...
04-07-03, 10:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,308
Posted By amerpie

DURHAM, N.C. The high-protein, low-carbohydrate...

DURHAM, N.C. The high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet popularized by Dr. Robert Atkins has been the subject of heated debate in medical circles for three decades. Now, preliminary research findings...
04-07-03, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By amerpie

I admit that it's frustrating when some moron...

I admit that it's frustrating when some moron gives a cyclist a scare becuase the cyclist might cause the motorist a three second delay on a trip to the bakery to buy some doughnuts. I admit that on...
04-06-03, 09:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,510
Posted By amerpie

Finding out on mile 91 of a century what happens...

Finding out on mile 91 of a century what happens when you don't rotate your tires and put 2700 miles on the back one...
04-06-03, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By amerpie

I've got 3500 miles on the set that came on my...

I've got 3500 miles on the set that came on my cdale r600 purchased in Oct 02. I'm a 200lb clydesdale type and I've been pleased with them. I did get the rear wheel trued after 300 miles.
04-06-03, 05:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,308
Posted By amerpie

Contrary to popular belief, the Atkins diet does...

Contrary to popular belief, the Atkins diet does not advocate eliminating carbs. In fact, if you follow the program outlined in the book, you will end up eating more vegetables than the average...
04-05-03, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By amerpie

After getting caught in a rain storm today, my...

After getting caught in a rain storm today, my computer registered a cadence of 4124 RPM. If you claim yours, I'm claiming mine.
04-05-03, 12:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,308
Posted By amerpie

My personal experience - I lost 80 lbs with a low...

My personal experience - I lost 80 lbs with a low carb diet and and a bicycle. It is possible to keep yourself out of ketosis and still lose weight. In fact many of the low-carb plans don't recommend...
04-01-03, 04:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,008
Posted By amerpie

Here is why drinking water is good. The more...

Here is why drinking water is good. The more water you drink, the more fluid your blood supply is. The more fluid you blood, the easier it is to transport oxygen to your muscles. The more oxygen you...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-03, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 758
Posted By amerpie

When does stuff wear out?

I keep hearing that aluminum frames are only good for five years. I ride my bike a lot. I've got a Cannondale R600 and I've put 3500 miles on it since October.

The wrench at the LBS said that I'd...
04-01-03, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By amerpie

Time Change

Is anyone else looking forward to the time change? It's going to enable me to get in some serious miles during the week. All winter I've only been able to ride at lunch (max 15 miles a day) during...
04-01-03, 03:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By amerpie

Friel's book is way technical and written more...

Friel's book is way technical and written more for those with racing aspirations. His diet advice works for me but a lot of people (including Ed Burke RIP) disagree vehemently with it. Training...
04-01-03, 12:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,099
Posted By amerpie

Very Funny

Very Funny
04-01-03, 05:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Posted By amerpie

I'm up to 5.9 posts a day average now....

I'm up to 5.9 posts a day average now....
03-31-03, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Posted By amerpie

I just got an Apple Airport (wireless) so that I...

I just got an Apple Airport (wireless) so that I can use my laptop in the living room instead of having to run into my home office every few minutes. I can also use the laptop in my aviary...feed a...
03-31-03, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By amerpie

Or this one. See more here...

Or this one. See more here (http://www.mikebentley.com/bike/radios.htm)
03-31-03, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By amerpie

You could buy one of these

You could buy one of these
03-31-03, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By amerpie

Velcro, lots of velcro or...

Velcro, lots of velcro or...
03-31-03, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 557
Posted By amerpie

Unless you do all your riding in a lab,...

Unless you do all your riding in a lab, environmental variables will always factor into your TTs. I think your idea of two rides is OK. The one factor you can't account for is the fatigue on the...
03-30-03, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By amerpie

http://vegetarianrecipe.com/ ...

http://vegetarianrecipe.com/

http://www.vegweb.com/

http://www.cookbooks.com/
03-30-03, 03:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,319
Posted By amerpie

Sam - You've got to stop holding your breath when...

Sam - You've got to stop holding your breath when you lift weights. It's killing brain cells like crazy. Most environmental organizations are very much in favor of cycling, since any form of...
Forum: Introductions
03-30-03, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By amerpie

You're in the right place, even if you are one of...

You're in the right place, even if you are one of those mountain bikers. Was the store out of real bikes?

Welcome to my nightmare :)

Should you be a reasonable minded (i.e., not a right-winger)...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-03, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 832
Posted By amerpie

No criticism is intended, but I refuse to call...

No criticism is intended, but I refuse to call what I do training. I set goals (like riding 140 miles a week, completing at least one century each month, continuing to increase my average speed)....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-03, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By amerpie

I've been carrying one tube, a C02 pump w/ 2...

I've been carrying one tube, a C02 pump w/ 2 cartridges, and a patch kit. I' getting ready to buy a hand pump that allows one to achieve 110 psi and does not require an adapter on the tire valve.
...
Forum: Introductions
03-29-03, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By amerpie

Ride faster than Dave (not hard), watch out for...

Ride faster than Dave (not hard), watch out for Zack (there's a lot of him) and look in the Road Bike, Training and Nutrition and other forums for more.

Good luck!
03-29-03, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By amerpie

Cycling with Bill W

Are there any friends of Bill W riding their bikes out there? Does cycling help your friendship or does your friendship help you cycling? Or both?

Peace,
Lou
03-28-03, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By amerpie

I bought a 16 year old Trek road bike at a yard...

I bought a 16 year old Trek road bike at a yard sale for $25. I also have a 2003 Cannondale. Last weekened me wife and I traveled out od state for a century. We spent the night in the local high...
03-28-03, 09:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 989
Posted By amerpie

Keeping Sweat out of the Eyes

Since I've only been cycling since October '02, I have yet to experience the sport in truly hot weather. I drink a lot of water and perspire profusely. After most rides I have salt stains on my...
Forum: Introductions
03-25-03, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By amerpie

I know your secret and I'm not telling. Enjoyed...

I know your secret and I'm not telling. Enjoyed the ride and the education. You guys are welcome to visit at any time.

Peace,
Lou
Forum: Introductions
03-21-03, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By amerpie

Greetings from Fayetteville. Come down and ride...

Greetings from Fayetteville. Come down and ride in the flat land some time.
03-21-03, 05:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,270
Posted By amerpie

It depends on whether I'm doing low carb or not....

It depends on whether I'm doing low carb or not. I try to do low carb on Mon-Thursday. I "carb-up" the other three days.

Low Carb -
B - Three eggs w/cheese
Snack - Nuts
L - Sardines, salad,...
03-18-03, 04:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 841
Posted By amerpie

The only time I use WD-40 is after riding in wet...

The only time I use WD-40 is after riding in wet conditions. The WD stands for "water displacement." It's a cheap way to protect the chain. Just be sure you clean and relube with a better product as...
03-18-03, 11:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,463
Posted By amerpie

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03-16-03, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 596
Posted By amerpie

I'd like to see a long distance forum to...

I'd like to see a long distance forum to differentiate between racers and century riders and randonneurs.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-03, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By amerpie

I do this but find it hard to keep up for more...

I do this but find it hard to keep up for more than a couple of minutes at the time. By the point that I'm ready to try this, I'm usually too tired to concentrate for long.
03-16-03, 07:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,463
Posted By amerpie

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03-15-03, 10:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 953
Posted By amerpie

My wife is one of those mutants who trashes the...

My wife is one of those mutants who trashes the whole concept of training. Before I met her she did the MS 150 on a MTB with platfrom pedals. Last Nov, she did a metric with me after not riding for...
Forum: Introductions
03-15-03, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By amerpie

Hey Dan - I did a century down your way last...

Hey Dan - I did a century down your way last December with the Coastal Cyclists out on Johns Island. I had a blast and plan to come back next year.

Welcome to the forums!

Lou
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-03, 04:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,104
Posted By amerpie

Yeah dude, all these people turned down jobs as...

Yeah dude, all these people turned down jobs as CEOs so they could rip you off on geting an extra $3 from your weekly paycheck. Tipping is a societal norm. Who are you making working class people...
03-15-03, 04:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 926
Posted By amerpie

Here is my chronology Tuesday - Shoulder...

Here is my chronology

Tuesday - Shoulder surgery to reapir damage done on a Wal-Mart bike (endo from hitting front brake too hard)

Friday - Receive new Cannondale as a get well present from...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-03, 03:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,715
Posted By amerpie

I just can't bring myself to pay the extra $$$...

I just can't bring myself to pay the extra $$$ for a team jersey. I buy clothes based on value. Logos add no value for me. To each his own though.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-03, 03:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,104
Posted By amerpie

I don't know how it is where you live, but here,...

I don't know how it is where you live, but here, servers don't even make minimum wage, they have to pay taxes based on their gross food sales, and they also have to pay out to bus staff and hostesses...
03-15-03, 03:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,017
Posted By amerpie

Since 2002 was the year I started cycling, I have...

Since 2002 was the year I started cycling, I have a lot to choose from

Good:
Cannondale R600 Double chainring Road Bike
Ditto on the Dueter Backpack
Powdered mix @ home Gatorade
I like my...
03-14-03, 03:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,202
Posted By amerpie

Group effort: Why I like cycling

Please add to the list!

1. Looking at my legs in the mirror
2. Hearing "You rode your bike howfar?
3. Post century meals
4. 280lbs pre bike, 200lbs post bike
5. Hanging at the LBS
6. Bike...
03-14-03, 04:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,353
Posted By amerpie

My regrets can't ease your pain but please know...

My regrets can't ease your pain but please know we are thinking about you.

Peace,
Lou
03-12-03, 06:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,825
Posted By amerpie

I went from 280 in April to 200 in October. I...

I went from 280 in April to 200 in October. I took and continue to take the following for weight loss and general health:

L-Carnitine
Co-Q10
A multivitamin
EFA
Chromium
Vitamin C
...
03-11-03, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By amerpie

There are at leat two of the NC DOT Bike Highways...

There are at leat two of the NC DOT Bike Highways within an hours road bike ride from Snow Camp. Have fun - you can email us for more info or contact stuff if you'd like.

If you want, the DOT...
03-10-03, 06:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,213
Posted By amerpie

. 01/09/2003 MALF Century NC Sandhills 105.6...

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01/09/2003 MALF Century NC Sandhills 105.6 miles, 6:32
02/01/2003 Solo Century Eastern NC 100.3 miles, 6:10
03/01/2003 Solo Century Eastern NC 100.4 miles, 6:15


And then there was the...
03-09-03, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By amerpie

North Carolina has eight 100 mile+ routes marked...

North Carolina has eight 100 mile+ routes marked by the state transportation dept. for cycling. The routes vary from montainous to coastal. In addition there are many, many bike clubs with weekly...
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