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Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-12, 11:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,347
Posted By Timothy

If you like to ride new routes and explore areas...

If you like to ride new routes and explore areas outside your known area, then I would get the 705/800.
I used to explore new routes and was constantly stopping at intersections reading the cue...
Forum: Commuting
09-26-12, 11:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 995
Posted By Timothy

Has anyone tried the REI Headwind softshell...

Has anyone tried the REI Headwind softshell Jacket?
I have and love the pants and was wondering if the jacket had the same water resistant features as the pants.
The pants are not water proof, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-12, 02:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,234
Posted By Timothy

I think that guy stole your jersey

I think that guy stole your jersey
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-12, 03:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,169
Posted By Timothy

Arm warmers are my favorite thing that I invested...

Arm warmers are my favorite thing that I invested in this year. Wish I had gotten them sooner.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-12, 02:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,234
Posted By Timothy

All group rides that I have done use the flat...

All group rides that I have done use the flat cruising pace as their ride average.
Most groups will go beyond the advertised average if the group can handle it.
If they stay at a 16 mph average you...
09-18-12, 08:08 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,689
Posted By Timothy

I thought you guys had your outlet with this...

I thought you guys had your outlet with this thread?
Apparently I was wrong
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/847291-What-the-hell-did-I-buy
09-18-12, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,001
Posted By Timothy

If you can't find anything in the trash bin you...

If you can't find anything in the trash bin you can sometimes find some Santorum in the mens room:)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-12, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 815
Posted By Timothy

Surprised nobody has asked, but how's the bike? ...

Surprised nobody has asked, but how's the bike?
Also, have a quick and complete recovery!
09-18-12, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By Timothy

Nice work on your first century! I would have...

Nice work on your first century!
I would have liked to do the ride. It almost started at my doorstep and looked like a good route.
Just a little too much money for me, I don't like to ask people...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-12, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 172,025
Posted By Timothy

Just keep at it! with more training you can...

Just keep at it! with more training you can accomplish anything:thumb:
A good start would be morning tequila shots
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-12, 01:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,976
Posted By Timothy

Thanks for the lead on the earthdream rides! I...

Thanks for the lead on the earthdream rides! I will give that a try, they will probably drop me in the hills, but I might be able to keep pace for a few. I wish I would have known more about the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-12, 12:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,976
Posted By Timothy

I was shocked at the difference between trying to...

I was shocked at the difference between trying to stay on a wheel at 24 compared to 20 mph. I don't know if it is the difference in air friction at higher speeds or if it is because I was at my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-12, 11:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,976
Posted By Timothy

I thought it was nice, but I felt a little guilty...

I thought it was nice, but I felt a little guilty with him having to catch up. It is nice having your soul crushed with a hug!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-12, 11:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,976
Posted By Timothy

I was up front with the leader, I told him I was...

I was up front with the leader, I told him I was inexperienced with a fast rotating paceline and we agreed it was best for me to hang off the back, watch and learn, then maybe try hopping in....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-12, 09:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,976
Posted By Timothy

The wind was coming across the lake from the...

The wind was coming across the lake from the north, during the section in question we were heading East. During the ride I thought we had already made the northbound turn.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-12, 09:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,976
Posted By Timothy

It is very possible he was embellishing the...

It is very possible he was embellishing the overall pace (we are talking about a roadie here) and they may have been picking up the pace to test the new guy. Regardless, I have a lot of work to do....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-12, 09:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,976
Posted By Timothy

I think your right, Looking at ride with GPS we...

I think your right, Looking at ride with GPS we were doing that speed with a cross wind, sure felt like a headwind!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-12, 09:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,976
Posted By Timothy

Thanks for the tips. You are probably dead on in...

Thanks for the tips. You are probably dead on in your assesment.
I knew that I would get yo-yoed in the back but I didn't want my inexperience to mess up the group pace by jumping in the middle. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-12, 11:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,976
Posted By Timothy

Eating Humble Pie

So I’ve been trying to push my limits riding this year and find that I get too lazy riding solo. To counter this I have been joining group rides when possible, usually the local “C” group rides which...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-12, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 172,025
Posted By Timothy

I did an "A" group ride for the first time last...

I did an "A" group ride for the first time last night.....
I got dropped during warmup:(
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-12, 01:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,846
Posted By Timothy

From the article posted by BustaQuad "Gary...

From the article posted by BustaQuad
"Gary Lanoue was riding a Cervelo Soloist bicycle when the fatal crash took place"

"website said that the Wolf SL, a fork unit that was used on its Soloist...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-12, 05:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,025
Posted By Timothy

I didn't know someone got killed on the ride this...

I didn't know someone got killed on the ride this year, very sad.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-12, 02:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 476
Posted By Timothy

Went to do a 50 mile group ride with the local...

Went to do a 50 mile group ride with the local club but only the group leader and myself showed up. So we did a nice 2 man ride, turns out he is a PBP vet so I learned a lot on that ride about...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-12, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,599
Posted By Timothy

Make sure to take a tube of preperation H with...

Make sure to take a tube of preperation H with you on the ride. It works great on saddle and all chaffing sores. It takes the swelling down and relieves the pain. It works so good that I often wonder...
Forum: Commuting
09-05-12, 01:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,686
Posted By Timothy

The people in question are Junior associates in...

The people in question are Junior associates in law firms riding high end bikes. They will never lock them outside.
Unfortunately the people getting punished by their behaviour are the cubicle...
Forum: Commuting
09-05-12, 11:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,686
Posted By Timothy

Cyclists have been annoying me way more than...

Cyclists have been annoying me way more than cagers lately.
I have been working on getting a new cycling storage room in our office building and have had two run ins with cyclists while with my...
Forum: Commuting
09-04-12, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15,209
Views: 10,954,462
Posted By Timothy

One more for the thread It is a very rare...

One more for the thread

It is a very rare 82' Rat City Cycles "Leprechaun"
Just needs the lights and it will be ready to go just in time for the rainy season.
Forum: Commuting
08-30-12, 03:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,220
Posted By Timothy

Do you really climb 12,000 ft on your commute? I...

Do you really climb 12,000 ft on your commute? I can't wrap my mind around that. I'm assuming you would have to work at the observatories.
Forum: Commuting
08-30-12, 02:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,220
Posted By Timothy

You work at the summit of Mauna Kea:eek:

You work at the summit of Mauna Kea:eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-12, 11:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,232
Posted By Timothy

Do they have schrader caps? Where can I buy them?

Do they have schrader caps? Where can I buy them?
08-28-12, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By Timothy

It is a cheap box store bike, that's why they...

It is a cheap box store bike, that's why they took the decals off
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By Timothy

You would have more luck posting this on the C&V...

You would have more luck posting this on the C&V forum.
But to my untrained eye I would agree on the year the bike. It has high end components for the era and seems in decent shape. I would fix it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-12, 08:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,312
Posted By Timothy

A good over the counter remedy is Preperation H....

A good over the counter remedy is Preperation H. May not cure it, but you won't feel it.
08-24-12, 11:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,586
Posted By Timothy

I put Mr. tuffys on a cheap set of tires I have...

I put Mr. tuffys on a cheap set of tires I have on my foul weather commuter. Was getting flats every 150 miles before. I haven't had a flat in 1000 miles with them. They are heavy though.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-12, 11:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By Timothy

I would say it's worth $75 as is in Seattle. I'm...

I would say it's worth $75 as is in Seattle. I'm guessing you are going to have to do some work to it. Clean and grease the Headset, bottom bracket (and hope the bearings are good) and wheel hubs. At...
Forum: Commuting
08-24-12, 10:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,161
Posted By Timothy

One busted driver side window can make a huge...

One busted driver side window can make a huge glass field, We have had some kids in our area shooting out car windows with pellet guns (mine included) I wonder if something similar happened there.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-12, 04:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 577
Posted By Timothy

Sorry, my bad

Sorry, my bad
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-12, 04:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 577
Posted By Timothy

http://www.bikepedia.com/QuickBike/BikeSpecs.aspx?...

http://www.bikepedia.com/QuickBike/BikeSpecs.aspx?Year=2008&Brand=Specialized&Model=Allez+Double&Type=bike
Probably retailed for $650

edit: link fixed
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-12, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By Timothy

Between the Nishiki and the Fuji I would choose...

Between the Nishiki and the Fuji I would choose the Fuji. I am guessing it is an old Nishiki with down tube shifters. The Fuji is an entry level bike, probably sold new for under $600. The Fuji...
Forum: Commuting
08-23-12, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 93,337
Posted By Timothy

Rare AM bridge opening today, other than that a...

Rare AM bridge opening today, other than that a nice ride in. Also beat my personal best time on the ride home yesterday. Not that I'm keeping track:)
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Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-12, 05:24 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 10,360
Posted By Timothy

At least you have the new lingerie banner to look...

At least you have the new lingerie banner to look at:)
I wonder how she would look in bike shorts?
Forum: Commuting
08-22-12, 04:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,220
Posted By Timothy

That's a long commute from Northern California:)

That's a long commute from Northern California:)
Forum: Commuting
08-21-12, 05:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,220
Posted By Timothy

The best I have. Industrial port road with lots...

The best I have. Industrial port road with lots of truck traffic. Flat with a nice bike lane though:thumb:



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Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-12, 05:12 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,763
Posted By Timothy

I remember that happening once (or twice) I...

I remember that happening once (or twice) I could imagine all the people in their cars thinking "oh look at mentally challenged person trying to ride a bike"
Forum: Commuting
08-21-12, 09:11 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,220
Posted By Timothy

That would be scary! Riding head on into 2 lanes...

That would be scary! Riding head on into 2 lanes of traffic :eek:
Forum: Commuting
08-21-12, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By Timothy

Wish I could stop by, but it's long ride from...

Wish I could stop by, but it's long ride from Seattle.
I'm very happy that you are home and surrounded by great family and friends!
I wish you the best in your continued recovery.

Tim
Forum: Commuting
08-20-12, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By Timothy

I think the price is too high for a 1990 Aluminum...

I think the price is too high for a 1990 Aluminum bike.
But I'm cheap, personally I wouldn't go over $200 maybe $250.
08-20-12, 09:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 693
Posted By Timothy

I agree with the others. Fix up the mtb and put...

I agree with the others. Fix up the mtb and put on some slimmer slicks and you will basically have a hybrid.
Use the mtb for your 1/4 mile commute.
Spend money on a used touring bike for future...
08-20-12, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By Timothy

If you had three bikes then you wouldn't of had...

If you had three bikes then you wouldn't of had this problem
Forum: Commuting
08-20-12, 09:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,764
Posted By Timothy

I would go with the Aurora, but I'm prejudiced to...

I would go with the Aurora, but I'm prejudiced to drop bars.
http://www.roadbikereview.com/cat/latest-bikes/touring-bike/jamis/aurora/prd_290793_5675crx.aspx
I've heard good things from a fellow...
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