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Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-05, 01:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,217
Posted By Metro

I have the CTS "Time Trialing" DVD also. I found...

I have the CTS "Time Trialing" DVD also. I found Chris Carmichael to be more "layed back" in his training approach, while Troy Jacobson is more of a "Cheer Leader" on the Spinnervals series. I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-05, 12:04 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,588
Posted By Metro

Kinda like a dog chasing any bike that rolls past...

Kinda like a dog chasing any bike that rolls past his property. - grow up!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-05, 02:51 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,209
Posted By Metro

Speedplay X-2 if you like float. Zero if you...

Speedplay X-2 if you like float. Zero if you don't like float, Frogs if you ride off-road
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-05, 02:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 597
Posted By Metro

2nd "time in Look pedals" ? Make up your mind. ...

2nd "time in Look pedals" ? Make up your mind. Is it Time or Look? How about Life Magazine?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-05, 02:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,035
Posted By Metro

It's not boring if you use a tape/dvd training...

It's not boring if you use a tape/dvd training series like Spinnervals or TrainRight. You can get a good concentrated workout. You will be dripping and exhausted when finished. That does not sound...
Forum: Foo
09-02-05, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By Metro

You are not an old man. I will be 54 tomorrow. ...

You are not an old man. I will be 54 tomorrow. I am commuting today to celebrate.
09-02-05, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,239
Posted By Metro

It also helps if you "lightly dust" the tube with...

It also helps if you "lightly dust" the tube with talc powder. That way the tube is free to "slip around" in the tire rather than hang up on the bead to produce a pinch flat as you describe.
09-02-05, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,443
Posted By Metro

If a nickle works, a dollar bill should work 20...

If a nickle works, a dollar bill should work 20 times as well.
09-02-05, 07:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By Metro

We will discuss that on on the "Hybrid & Street...

We will discuss that on on the "Hybrid & Street Bike" Discusion Forum. - Unless you want to discuss it on the "Morph to Mountain Bike" forum.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-05, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 795
Posted By Metro

1 Up USA all the way!! Centrifugal Force...

1 Up USA all the way!! Centrifugal Force trainer. Quiet, no oil to splatter everywhere as with fluid trainers. No assembly required. Compact, Lightweight, 5 second set up. Fully adjustable to any...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-05, 08:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 829
Posted By Metro

It's generally best to use an older bike with a...

It's generally best to use an older bike with a trainer as the trainer tends to give the frame more flex than riding on a road. I don't think there is a problem with frame damage, but it's seems...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-05, 08:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,959
Posted By Metro

I don't have a Stitate, but I got my EPX 202 CF...

I don't have a Stitate, but I got my EPX 202 CF Frame (yea, I know, another catchy name) from Supergo/com a few years ago. I have been very pleased with it. It came with 105 thoroughout (I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-05, 08:06 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,570
Posted By Metro

Because bald is beautiful. - Wait. That's why...

Because bald is beautiful. - Wait. That's why I shave my head. Never mind.
09-01-05, 07:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By Metro

I don't measure, I just cross tracks as...

I don't measure, I just cross tracks as perpendicularly as I can. I don't need to understand it. I just need to do it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-05, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By Metro

I am about .0000000000001 mph faster in lylcra. ...

I am about .0000000000001 mph faster in lylcra. I am 100,000,000 times cooler and more comforatble in lycra. I look 1 billion times cooler in lycra.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-05, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By Metro

My Carbon Fibre frame has fared well under the...

My Carbon Fibre frame has fared well under the weight my rusty, steel fenders, your waterbottle should be just fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-05, 10:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,200
Posted By Metro

That's what some people would LOVE to think. But...

That's what some people would LOVE to think. But who made such an insane rule? Granted there are some unwise purchases (rank beginners on Madone's, that sort of thing.), but there has to be some...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-05, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 601
Posted By Metro

Red lycra can be rather "revealing" after a long...

Red lycra can be rather "revealing" after a long ride. Black covers things up a bit. Keep it simple and use black shorts or bibs. They go with everything.

Gee don't we sound lilke "Queer eye...
08-31-05, 07:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,753
Posted By Metro

CO'2's are fast and convenient, However; they...

CO'2's are fast and convenient, However; they leave you with a limited number of inflations. That's why I carry a frame pump also (Topeak Road Morph) With cartidges, you have only as many...
08-31-05, 06:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 857
Posted By Metro

I would take it back to the shop and speak to the...

I would take it back to the shop and speak to the manager/owner explaining that I made no adjustments to the pedals, yet the bike is not functioning properly. Ask him/her to make it good. The fact...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-05, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,484
Posted By Metro

Exactly. To remove, which is even more...

Exactly.

To remove, which is even more important (I think more valves are damaged by improper valve removal), hook a finger around either side of the pump head at the rim and pull straright down...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-05, 01:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,355
Posted By Metro

Could be bum tires. Maybe it's time to change...

Could be bum tires. Maybe it's time to change them.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-05, 01:55 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,515
Posted By Metro

I had a guy draft on me for miles during the AIDS...

I had a guy draft on me for miles during the AIDS ride. It began to be anoying after a while, but it was clear that he needed a pull, so I did not protest. Later he thanked me for the assist. He...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-05, 01:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,355
Posted By Metro

I agree. I would top off tire pressure before...

I agree. I would top off tire pressure before each ride and check for imbeded debris post ride.
08-30-05, 01:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,379
Posted By Metro

Shave your scalp!

Shave your scalp!
08-30-05, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,536
Posted By Metro

I have a few questions: You said you...

I have a few questions:



You said you stopped at your parent's house for water. Does that mean that you don't carry water with you? Do you "pre-hydrate" before exercising and "re-hydrate"...
08-30-05, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 307,759
Posted By Metro

Yes, I did mean 225. Sorry about the typo. Next...

Yes, I did mean 225. Sorry about the typo. Next stop 522 lbs. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-05, 12:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 807
Posted By Metro

just leave it unlocked in front of the house. It...

just leave it unlocked in front of the house. It will be there in the morning.. no prob. - kidding

If you leave it on the balcony, the net effect will be the same. Even if the balcony is on...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-05, 12:46 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,077
Posted By Metro

Kina reminds you of Hells Angels, Don't we? ...

Kina reminds you of Hells Angels, Don't we?


Vroooom, Vrooom, Vroooooommmmmmmm
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-05, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By Metro

I wear old fashioned long john (the ones with the...

I wear old fashioned long john (the ones with the "flap in the back") on colder rides..

Just tryin' to make the topic conform to the topic of the forum (cycling)

Hey Supahjew. Are you sure...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-05, 12:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,809
Posted By Metro

If I understand you correctly, You don't get the...

If I understand you correctly, You don't get the "point" of these "Pointy" helmiet. I guess it's the current pro-racing standard based on aero-dymanic testing. Then again, I could be totally wrong...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-05, 12:23 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,077
Posted By Metro

"nuff said"

"nuff said"
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-05, 12:22 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,077
Posted By Metro

"You gotta accentuate the positive Eliminate...

"You gotta accentuate the positive
Eliminate the negative
Latch on to the affirmative
and Don't mess with "Mr. In between"

"Rude comments are cheap and anonymity is a poor substitute for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-05, 12:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 591
Posted By Metro

While weighing about 250lbs., I used Vredestein...

While weighing about 250lbs., I used Vredestein Tricomp Fortessi's (handmade in Hollad, by the way) up to 140 PSI with no negative consequeces. Smooth ride with a pleasent "humm" (or was that a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-05, 10:01 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,077
Posted By Metro

Originally Posted by tmqdoc1Nevertheless when I...

Originally Posted by tmqdoc1Nevertheless when I am in the gym and see the 6' 160lb guy squating 135, I don't snicker or make wise cracks to my buddies. I applaud him for getting in there and doing...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-05, 09:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,204
Posted By Metro

You guys are too controversal for me. Gotta fly...

You guys are too controversal for me. Gotta fly to a "safer zone"
08-30-05, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,245
Posted By Metro

This is one of them......(Make that "The Naked...

This is one of them......(Make that "The Naked City")
08-30-05, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By Metro

Here's a suggestion. Try personal interval...

Here's a suggestion.

Try personal interval and tempo training to raise your overall speed at lower heartrates.
08-30-05, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 307,759
Posted By Metro

I initally signed up for this club at a little...

I initally signed up for this club at a little over 250. I have been on a weight raining and aerobic program for two months now (cycling included, but not primary). I am down to 325lbs to date.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-05, 09:31 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,547
Posted By Metro

You have to get past the standard of "The Bike...

You have to get past the standard of "The Bike Police" first or you will be flamed mercilessly.

(small editorial here)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-05, 09:18 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,547
Posted By Metro

The only problem I have is the use of Aero bars...

The only problem I have is the use of Aero bars on a large organized event. I would not want to be in front of someone in aero position and have to make an emergency stop in front of him. No way...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-05, 09:09 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,077
Posted By Metro

So you can't buy a Madone unless you meet a...

So you can't buy a Madone unless you meet a maximum weight requirement huh? I did not realize that there was a minimum speed requirement on the Madone. - Yesterday, I got pulled over and written up...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-05, 02:16 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,547
Posted By Metro

(Grunt, grunt....grunt.) Excuse me, I have...

(Grunt, grunt....grunt.)

Excuse me, I have to catch my breath before I can answer. Do you like my aero bars?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-05, 01:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,265
Posted By Metro

I had that issue about three years ago, when I...

I had that issue about three years ago, when I first got my new bike. It arrived a week before the 450 mile NY to Boston AIDS ride. I rode it as much as I could to break in the new sadde (Sall San...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-05, 01:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,219
Posted By Metro

I like the Greg "Lemond-ade" picture best. I...

I like the Greg "Lemond-ade" picture best. I wanted to do the Lancaster ride this year, but was unable to participate. I am glad to see the pics.
08-29-05, 01:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,753
Posted By Metro

Also, when you inflate your tires, make sure your...

Also, when you inflate your tires, make sure your valve is in the 12-O Clock postion. Secure the floor pump head by pressing straight up until you get an air seal. Inflate to desired pressure. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-05, 02:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,524
Posted By Metro

I am in favor of listening to music on the bike,...

I am in favor of listening to music on the bike, as long as the music is on the bike and I am not.


I personally don't think it safe to ride with impaired hearing/concentration. So I guess...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-05, 01:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,000
Posted By Metro

I use Comcast and was watching throughouth the...

I use Comcast and was watching throughouth the TDF, but did not see any of the recap coverage. Generally, Comcast has decent coverage (If you can tolerate that awful Kurt Kinetic Ad featuring a nude...
08-03-05, 01:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,067
Posted By Metro

I'm not suprised that he "half promotes"...

I'm not suprised that he "half promotes" cyclilng. He is a "half-a$$ed guy". He can do no more than that. - just my opinion.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-05, 01:25 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 21,724
Posted By Metro

Sorry, I don't have a Trek budget, but this is...

Sorry, I don't have a Trek budget, but this is fine with me.

My EPX (http://geoles.buzznet.com/user/)
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