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Forum: Touring
10-19-02, 08:56 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,615
Posted By Mikew305

Mike here... I work at University of Miami...

Mike here...

I work at University of Miami now, so i dont have much time for rec riding...or riding much at all...its a shame. The weekends are off, but im usually recovering from the week of...
09-02-02, 10:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 292
Posted By Mikew305

Happy b-day guys

Sep 2nd'ers ; wishin ya a happy birthday...hope all you guys have fun today--as for me im hanging up the bike and getting f*cked up! :D

-mike
:fun: :bday:
Forum: Touring
08-22-02, 12:21 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,615
Posted By Mikew305

Yes, the women *do* say that when im riding in...

Yes, the women *do* say that when im riding in front of them they always feel they can push farther and pedal harder...

maybe it has do with my ass being in the air as i ride

:D
Forum: Touring
08-21-02, 05:36 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,615
Posted By Mikew305

so oceanrider....40/41 miles...how'd you feel...

so oceanrider....40/41 miles...how'd you feel afterwards? think you can do double that?

-mike
Forum: Touring
08-19-02, 07:28 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,615
Posted By Mikew305

Guys, Due to scheduling at work i really...

Guys,

Due to scheduling at work i really dont know if i'll be able to get out there this wednesday...Wish I could make cycling a higher priority then work, but its not that easy- especially at...
Forum: Touring
08-16-02, 11:21 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,615
Posted By Mikew305

Maybe its better off if you guys plan a route up...

Maybe its better off if you guys plan a route up there...first off, taking a series of buses down to miami is too time consuming and ridiculous...plus once you get to the Miami buses, the drivers...
Forum: Touring
08-15-02, 02:10 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,615
Posted By Mikew305

Well, I work on the weekends... not just...

Well, I work on the weekends...

not just that, but heading up there with my bike via tri-rail is quite a pain in the ass......

We'll see
Forum: Touring
08-15-02, 02:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 891
Posted By Mikew305

where'd ya get that idea? :rolleyes:

where'd ya get that idea? :rolleyes:
Forum: Touring
08-14-02, 03:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 891
Posted By Mikew305

its much more attractive being an athletic...

its much more attractive being an athletic outdoorsy type of woman, than some flakey "dont want to break my nail riding a bike" type of woman...

its just a shame there arent many of ya'z
Forum: Touring
08-14-02, 03:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 891
Posted By Mikew305

-Oceanrider In essence you just want to get...

-Oceanrider

In essence you just want to get a comfortable tent that has good ventilation, keeps the mosquitos out, and will last. Paying 50 or 100+ for a tent like this will eventually just pay...
Forum: Touring
08-14-02, 02:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 891
Posted By Mikew305

Sokool got a freestanding one person tent from...

Sokool got a freestanding one person tent from sports authority for 20 bucks...looked pretty good but it had no ventilation.

Ive got the zoid 2.0 from MSR ... www.msrcorp.com ...

Its well...
Forum: Touring
08-05-02, 01:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,615
Posted By Mikew305

Carl, you've been in my house...the lack of...

Carl, you've been in my house...the lack of central A/C has proven that this is the least of "cool spots"...

This "fall tour" sounds good...if you guys set a destination i can plan out a decent...
Forum: Touring
08-05-02, 12:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,615
Posted By Mikew305

Oceanrider, whats the destination point? ...

Oceanrider, whats the destination point?

Post a yahoo! map or something...
Forum: Touring
07-13-02, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By Mikew305

On the 7 day tour (450-500mi.) done by...

On the 7 day tour (450-500mi.) done by Dwagenheim, RWTD, Sokool and myself, we brought...

1. Tuna (pouch type not can) - pouch is lighter and more compact.
2. Trail Mix (nuts, raisins, dried...
Forum: Touring
07-11-02, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By Mikew305

Ebay's good with things like that... They...

Ebay's good with things like that...

They have this strict policy that you must display whatever you're selling in the exact condition its in, etc.
Most sold items have pictures to go along with...
Forum: Touring
07-10-02, 07:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,615
Posted By Mikew305

I occassionally run into women riders, but i dont...

I occassionally run into women riders, but i dont know - its more like a hobby for them, the cruising that is. Ask them "hey wanna go on a 500 mile bike tour" and "what are you smoking?" is usually...
Forum: Touring
07-10-02, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By Mikew305

whatever works best i suppose

whatever works best i suppose
Forum: Touring
07-10-02, 02:50 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,615
Posted By Mikew305

The weather lately down here in miami is so...

The weather lately down here in miami is so crappy that this tour would have to wiped off the list completely until we can at least get one week without showers everyday.

Im thinking oceanrider...
Forum: Touring
07-10-02, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By Mikew305

Many panniers have that function (bike panniers...

Many panniers have that function (bike panniers transformed - backpack) ... just look around...Dave's ortliebs do that as well.

Dales? hmm...i dont think they do that
not too sure anyways...
...
Forum: Touring
07-09-02, 11:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By Mikew305

Riding with lots of stuff on your back, isnt the...

Riding with lots of stuff on your back, isnt the best for your back. Its better to just have that dead weight on the bike. What i mean by durable panniers, are ones that secure strongly to the rack...
Forum: Touring
07-09-02, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By Mikew305

Dude, look on ebay for panniers...the cannondale...

Dude, look on ebay for panniers...the cannondale ones are pretty ideal since they go on pretty strong...the problem with mine on that trip was that since the blackburn rack on the bike was breaking...
Forum: Touring
07-09-02, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By Mikew305

Yeah, i sometimes think about how you did the fl....

Yeah, i sometimes think about how you did the fl. tour w/o your feet falling off...

def. invest in some pedals...and perhaps some panniers? Did you ever get any?
Forum: Touring
07-08-02, 11:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By Mikew305

Sounds good...hey did you take the same amount of...

Sounds good...hey did you take the same amount of stuff that you took on the other fl. tour?

I'd make a few modifications to gear for the keyes i'd presume.
Forum: Touring
07-08-02, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By Mikew305

Sounds like you had a good adventure carl. Thanks...

Sounds like you had a good adventure carl. Thanks for posting it. Kinda bummed out that i havent had much time for biking touring lately, (yknow, blocks of free time)...but ill definatley use my...
Forum: Touring
07-08-02, 04:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By Mikew305

The Sokool Saga

I talked to Sokool (shawn) a while back...he was msg'ing me from cali. Around June 15 - 20 i estimate when i talked to him. Shawn had continued his tour until he got up to the panhandle of florida...
Forum: Touring
07-08-02, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By Mikew305

I agree with what Mur said a few posts back...I...

I agree with what Mur said a few posts back...I dont think being stank-free on a tour is neccessary, but making sure to clean so you wont get infected or covered in bacteria makes all the sense in...
Forum: Touring
07-03-02, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By Mikew305

Christ, you probably smelt better than the people...

Christ, you probably smelt better than the people in the restauraunt after riding 75 miles, with your 20 lbs. of toiletries.
Forum: Touring
06-18-02, 12:49 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,615
Posted By Mikew305

Looks like we got something in the works here....

Looks like we got something in the works here. Lets make it happen.

--Oceanrider, you down for this one?
Forum: Touring
06-11-02, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By Mikew305

Glad to hear the hotel was nice...Carl's...

Glad to hear the hotel was nice...Carl's accomodations in the RV park that night didnt go as well as he planned.:lol:
06-10-02, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 784
Posted By Mikew305

I've had huge bugs ricochet off my sunglasses...

I've had huge bugs ricochet off my sunglasses when going about 17 - 20mph. You hear and feel them hit...the only thing i could say is "good thing i got the glasses on",....

As long as they fly in...
06-10-02, 12:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,623
Posted By Mikew305

Coffee is good to get you up and riding, but it...

Coffee is good to get you up and riding, but it should be had a while before you actually start riding otherwise you may face indigestion. I did! But thats just me...i know people that drink coffee...
Forum: Touring
06-10-02, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By Mikew305

Hot Steamy Roadkill

On the recent Florida tour, the amount of roadkill seen was pretty unimaginable. It seems that once you get out of the big city, its everywhere.

1> Raccoons
2> Squirrels
3> Armadillos
4>...
Forum: Touring
06-10-02, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By Mikew305

Shawn, Good luck in your travels...I hope...

Shawn,

Good luck in your travels...I hope your budget can get you there without having to do some dirty deeds :D

How was that motel?

-Mike
Forum: Touring
06-10-02, 11:55 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,615
Posted By Mikew305

Looks something like so:

Looks something like so:
Forum: Touring
06-10-02, 11:43 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,615
Posted By Mikew305

Biking Florida ][

Finished the florida tour last night and was thinking of a Key West tour whenever time was available (this can be weeks or months away who knows)...

Not really planned but a good ride would be...
Forum: Touring
05-30-02, 07:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,408
Posted By Mikew305

Well i spent part of the late day outside with...

Well i spent part of the late day outside with all my gear and stuff...i dont have that much stuff but so far :

1> Blackburn Trailrack
2> Blackburn Pump
3> Person MSR Zoid 2.0...
05-30-02, 04:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 558
Posted By Mikew305

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Forum: Touring
05-30-02, 03:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,408
Posted By Mikew305

A good thing to do would be to put together like...

A good thing to do would be to put together like a gear list for what each rider should bring for himself <aside from what is shared>

I think everyone should know what they would need and what...
05-30-02, 01:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,130
Posted By Mikew305

In other words, if your going to flick off some...

In other words, if your going to flick off some guy for being a dick; make sure its not only you and him, <you on your huffy, and him in his excursion>...I live in miami where people cant drive worth...
05-30-02, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By Mikew305

Yup! Not a good ride unless im covered in...

Yup! Not a good ride unless im covered in blood....<maybe thats
because i return from all my rides covered in blood, hmm...>
Forum: Touring
05-30-02, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By Mikew305

Funny, sounds like your living in miami by that...

Funny, sounds like your living in miami by that statement.
Forum: Touring
05-30-02, 01:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,408
Posted By Mikew305

Yes, more women = better time.

Yes, more women = better time.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-02, 01:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,509
Posted By Mikew305

Damn... Hiding womens shaving products and...

Damn...

Hiding womens shaving products and shaving your legs in a darklit room...someone's insecure.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-02, 06:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,509
Posted By Mikew305

Hey, as long as that **** isnt on your balls, i'd...

Hey, as long as that **** isnt on your balls, i'd be happy. :thumbup:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-02, 06:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,509
Posted By Mikew305

Shave everything? Yeah, then you can be REALLY...

Shave everything? Yeah, then you can be REALLY gay. Actually, bikers shave their legs and arms so that if and when they crash, wounds can be wrapped up with tape with no worries about taking the tape...
05-24-02, 03:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,660
Posted By Mikew305

[/B][/quote] as far as i know that is not quite...

[/B][/quote] as far as i know that is not quite true... OK, i guess i learned in Texas, so maybe it's different in your state.

but as far as i know, the rule at a 4-way is whoever arrives first...
05-23-02, 05:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,306
Posted By Mikew305

Sounds like a good headline.."cyclists clinging...

Sounds like a good headline.."cyclists clinging on bridge for 5 hours soaked in pee "...
05-23-02, 05:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,660
Posted By Mikew305

There is an Unconsious regulation with 4 way...

There is an Unconsious regulation with 4 way intersections with no stop. Whichever car was there first, goes first...They are usually intersection where little traffic is found, so rare occasions...
05-23-02, 05:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,306
Posted By Mikew305

You guys cant just sympathize for the biker...

You guys cant just sympathize for the biker because he's a cycalist though! Who knows what could of happened anyways...maybe he rode past the kids and flicked them off or made some a$$holish comment...
05-23-02, 04:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,660
Posted By Mikew305

Usually do stop, because that one time you dont...

Usually do stop, because that one time you dont is when a car clips your ass, and you're still riding, except its a wheelchair.
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