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Forum: Southeast
09-09-12, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 887
Posted By chinotex

Sorry, that's what I really meant. Usually the...

Sorry, that's what I really meant. Usually the $50 registration fees are for some cause or another.

I've got this coming weekend (Sept. 15-16) free and am looking for a century to do before I...
Forum: Northeast
09-09-12, 09:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 381
Posted By chinotex

Popular Charity Rides in VA/DC/MD?

Just posted over in the Southeast regional discussions, wanted to bring it to your attention here as well.
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/845047-Popular-Charity-Rides-in-VA-DC-MD
Forum: Southeast
09-09-12, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 887
Posted By chinotex

Popular Charity Rides in VA/DC/MD?

So I moved from Houston Texas to Northern Virginia, the land where stop signs and stoplights seem to impede your path wherever you try to ride. In Houston, there was a charity ride practically every...
Forum: Southeast
09-18-11, 06:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By chinotex

Thanks cc_rider, I think I might try that...

Thanks cc_rider, I think I might try that Clermont route.
Forum: Southeast
06-25-11, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By chinotex

NOVA Commuting - Alternatives

Howdy y'all,

I'm looking for an alternative route under the beltway than taking Van Dorn Street - is there anything in the same area that isn't such an intense bottleneck with a straight-up hill?
Forum: Commuting
05-29-11, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,693
Posted By chinotex

About to begin commuting 20 miles each way, haven't been on a bike much recently...

Any tips/advice? I may alternate between taking public transit/biking/a mix, and work my way up. I'm excited to be trying this but a bit concerned about burning out in the first week. How should I...
Forum: Northeast
05-23-11, 03:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 663
Posted By chinotex

Saturday/Sunday Group Rides in DC

Hey folks,
I'm looking for a group ride to join up with on Saturday or Sunday morning each week. I've been off the bike for a number of months now, so am looking for a group that will not drop me...
Forum: Northeast
08-30-10, 03:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By chinotex

Is the trail ok though? I rode on part of it a...

Is the trail ok though? I rode on part of it a week ago and it was like mountain-biking on old asphalt.
Forum: Northeast
08-14-10, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By chinotex

Rock Creek Park - Best Route from Beach Rd. Closure to Memorial Bridge or Haines Pt?

Howdy folks, I'm headed out for my first ride in DC tomorrow morning. I'm up near Petworth, and would like to ride down through Rock Creek Park and then head to either Haines Point or go over the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-10, 09:14 PM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,214,101
Posted By chinotex

I believe this is one of those new-fangled...

I believe this is one of those new-fangled velocipedes...
http://www.philaprintshop.com/images/velocipede.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-10, 07:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,420
Posted By chinotex

CycleOps Tempo Fluid - Where's the Serial Number?

I'm trying to register my warranty on my new CycleOps trainer, but I can't seem to find the serial number. The warranty instructions say it is on the box, but I don't see it anywhere. Little help?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-10, 09:46 PM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,214,101
Posted By chinotex

What are those bottle cages?

What are those bottle cages?
Forum: Texas
04-14-10, 01:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,721
Posted By chinotex

I'm wearing my Memorial Herman jersey on Day 1,...

I'm wearing my Memorial Herman jersey on Day 1, then my Aggie kit to cross the finish line - nothing beats all those whoops in front of the Capitol in Austin!
Forum: Texas
04-12-10, 12:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,721
Posted By chinotex

Anyone Else Totally Unprepared for the MS150?

I'm riding in my third MS150 this weekend, and I've never been so woefully unprepared for it. I've ridden 95 miles in 2010. That's down from 3000 miles for the whole year of 2008, when I first did...
Forum: Texas
08-06-09, 05:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,847
Posted By chinotex

WHOOP! I'll be there, haven't registered yet...

WHOOP!

I'll be there, haven't registered yet but this will be my third year in a row. Sport your Aggie gear!
Forum: Texas
08-01-09, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 779
Posted By chinotex

http://www.txbra.org

http://www.txbra.org
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-09, 06:35 AM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,214,101
Posted By chinotex

:lol:

:lol:
01-12-09, 10:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,232
Posted By chinotex

That was one of the many movie choices on an...

That was one of the many movie choices on an Emirates flight to Dubai I was on last week... I made everyone in my row watch it.
01-07-09, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By chinotex

Yeah, the second one is made from bamboo. Pretty...

Yeah, the second one is made from bamboo. Pretty cool.
01-07-09, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By chinotex

Classic Bikes in Doha, Qatar

Was at a Qatari citizen's private museum yesterday while here on a field trip, and I saw these two antique bikes:
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3407/3178111327_db2fd10c07_b.jpg...
Forum: Texas
01-03-09, 01:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,763
Posted By chinotex

Haha, you got an arm-shot with the Prez. That's...

Haha, you got an arm-shot with the Prez. That's pretty awesome.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-08, 08:36 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,504
Posted By chinotex

I used some Christmas cash to get some Smith...

I used some Christmas cash to get some Smith sunglasses at Performance, 60% off.
12-26-08, 06:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 851
Posted By chinotex

we had a full field in the 5's last year, and the...

we had a full field in the 5's last year, and the weather was warm. You never know with Texas winter weather. It was windy.
12-25-08, 08:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 851
Posted By chinotex

What, they don't let you race your bikes down the...

What, they don't let you race your bikes down the slopes over in Vermont?
12-25-08, 08:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 851
Posted By chinotex

Shoot, I didn't even see that... unfortunately...

Shoot, I didn't even see that... unfortunately I'll be getting back from a 2 week trip to Qatar the day before, and actually probably won't even land until the 17th.
12-25-08, 08:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 851
Posted By chinotex

That's a lot of laps around the beltway.

That's a lot of laps around the beltway.
12-25-08, 07:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 851
Posted By chinotex

2009 Texas Racing Season: T-minus 37 days

I just registered for the Tour of New Braunfels (TX) on January 31st-Feb 1st... This will be my second year of racing, the ToNB was my first race ever last year. I didn't finish last, which was my...
Forum: Texas
12-22-08, 12:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 510
Posted By chinotex

Kudos to the MS150

For updating their online donation system. They're now using the system that the Tour de Pink has used the past two years, which works very well. They make it easy to track who has donated online,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-08, 03:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,150
Posted By chinotex

I never got anywhere with the bike shop, stopped...

I never got anywhere with the bike shop, stopped using them for anything immediately after that. Haven't been back since and don't recommend it to anyone: Bike Werks in Kingwood, TX.
Forum: Texas
10-15-08, 09:32 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,322
Posted By chinotex

Hmm, seems like the MS150 site is being hit hard...

Hmm, seems like the MS150 site is being hit hard by people trying to register, keep trying!
Forum: Texas
10-02-08, 07:48 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,322
Posted By chinotex

I would register right on the 15th; it filled in...

I would register right on the 15th; it filled in 3 weeks last year, and they haven't increased the cap at all for this year.
Forum: Texas
09-08-08, 09:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 968
Posted By chinotex

I did the 100 mile route... my first century. ...

I did the 100 mile route... my first century. Total saddle time was 4:51, I was shooting for 5 hours, so I beat my goal, which I'm proud of. I was the big guy on the red Trek with the Aggie kit on....
Forum: Texas
08-06-08, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 968
Posted By chinotex

I signed up for the century, it will be my first....

I signed up for the century, it will be my first. See y'all there.
Forum: Texas
08-05-08, 01:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 968
Posted By chinotex

did it last year, it was great fun...

did it last year, it was great fun...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-08, 09:29 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 15,714
Posted By chinotex

Likewise, it's unbelievably beautiful. How do...

Likewise, it's unbelievably beautiful. How do you know it?
Forum: Commuting
07-31-08, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By chinotex

I'm just saying, some panniers would probably...

I'm just saying, some panniers would probably make her a lot happier.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-08, 11:38 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 15,714
Posted By chinotex

http://photos-b.ak.facebook.com/photos-ak-sf2p/v13...

http://photos-b.ak.facebook.com/photos-ak-sf2p/v132/131/125/8702565/n8702565_30880161_1024.jpg
I may have had other hobbies back in college, but it's all a bit hazy...I did play rugby back in...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-08, 10:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,384
Posted By chinotex

The anti-sway thing is hard plastic... it doesn't...

The anti-sway thing is hard plastic... it doesn't look like it could scratch the frame, but I did a few 13 hour days driving at 85 mph, so that's a lot of vibrations in the same exact place. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-08, 07:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,384
Posted By chinotex

FWIW, I did a 4,667 mile road trip in three...

FWIW, I did a 4,667 mile road trip in three weeks, with my road bike on the Thule Speedway for probably 95% of those miles. The anti-sway bar scratched the paint on the down tube, but the top tube...
07-30-08, 09:43 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,898
Posted By chinotex

Point taken. Therefore, resolved: Cadel Evans'...

Point taken. Therefore, resolved: Cadel Evans' hot girlfriend has a dog. And Cadel Evans is whipped to the point of carrying her dog around at Le Tour.
Forum: Commuting
07-30-08, 09:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,313
Posted By chinotex

hardy har har: ...

hardy har har:
http://bp0.blogger.com/_FpXkISbq_bg/RiuvN9Sk6cI/AAAAAAAAAIY/js98VlFyMV8/s1600/LEOB_08663_6695631A.JPG...
07-30-08, 09:00 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,898
Posted By chinotex

Who carries around their dog like that, I mean...

Who carries around their dog like that, I mean really? He just finished a stage and the first thing he does is pick up his dog as he's walking back to his trailer/car/whatever? Dude needs a hot...
Forum: Texas
07-30-08, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By chinotex

The road season pretty much winds down the end of...

The road season pretty much winds down the end of August, unfortunately, if that's what you're looking for. If you look under events>calendar, you'll see more than if you look under the Texas Cup...
Forum: Texas
07-30-08, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By chinotex

www.txbra.org

www.txbra.org
Forum: Commuting
07-30-08, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By chinotex

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2008/07/27/nyr...

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2008/07/27/nyregion/27bike01_650.jpg

that looks like a horrible way to commute. That backpack looks like it weighs a ton, and the cotton tank top can't be fun,...
Forum: Commuting
07-30-08, 07:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By chinotex

Can you put clipless pedals on that?

Can you put clipless pedals on that?
Forum: Commuting
07-30-08, 07:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,567
Posted By chinotex

After his preface, it would have been awesome if...

After his preface, it would have been awesome if not a single person replied. Alas, 'twas not to be.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 09:05 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 15,714
Posted By chinotex

Brasilia? Pretty crazy idea for a capital...

Brasilia? Pretty crazy idea for a capital city... it's supposed to be shaped like an airplane or something...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 03:40 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 15,714
Posted By chinotex

Judge Smails: I have a little poem I'd like to...

Judge Smails:
I have a little poem I'd like to read
in honor of this occasion, if I may...

Spaulding, get your foot off the boat!

lt's easy to grin
when your ship comes in...
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