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Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-04, 02:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,413
Posted By jgrey

That Sheldon Brown article is awesome, and...

That Sheldon Brown article is awesome, and completely counter-intuitive. I think I really will be out practicing in a parking lot soon. You all are a veritable fount of information. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-04, 01:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,413
Posted By jgrey

Ah HA! Very good point. So is there any reason...

Ah HA! Very good point. So is there any reason not to ONLY use the rear brake in fast braking situations?

The weight back thing I'll have to practice, too.

And galen, thanks but no thanks. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-04, 01:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,413
Posted By jgrey

Flipped my bike

So, I was out riding my new road bike last week (I've put about 250 miles on it, not really acclimated to it yet), and somebody cut across the path in front of me without looking. I was annoyed and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-04, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By jgrey

What I've heard is it's ok to exercise through a...

What I've heard is it's ok to exercise through a cold, but not a fever. Personally, going running when I have a cold clears me right up, at least until I get in the front door again. Haven't tried...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-04, 09:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,744
Posted By jgrey

How can you tell, given my helmet and enormous...

How can you tell, given my helmet and enormous sunglasses?

I'm sure this will be no help to you guys, but honestly I'd feel a little flattered to get checked out now that I'm an old married...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-04, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 484,479
Posted By jgrey

Specialized Dolce Sport 04 (WSD) $660 ...

Specialized Dolce Sport 04 (WSD) $660

http://www.specialized.com/SBCBkModel.jsp?spid=5935&JServSessionIdroot=dgo94n22eb.j27008
I almost bought this, until I tried the allez ($620)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-04, 03:12 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,960
Posted By jgrey

Hmm, maybe. Also, gravity may be stronger around...

Hmm, maybe. Also, gravity may be stronger around him, due to his density.

Also, the leg press machines I've used move the weights vertically via a pulley, even if my legs are at a 45 degree...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-04, 02:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,960
Posted By jgrey

Yep, I saw that, but that's still a break between...

Yep, I saw that, but that's still a break between each one, right? You'd have to get them ALL done inside 4.7 seconds. I think physically impossible. But he's superhuman, right? So maybe. My...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-04, 02:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,744
Posted By jgrey

I recently had a veteran biker tell me to sort of...

I recently had a veteran biker tell me to sort of click my brake handles-- this sound carries through a headwind much better than my breathless voice, and I don't have a bell. I still say "on your...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-04, 01:52 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,960
Posted By jgrey

I do. The units work out. If you wanted to...

I do. The units work out. If you wanted to output 1042 watts, you'd have to do all 8 of your reps in 4.7 seconds (.58 sec/rep).

Edited to add: Sorry, can't resist a little mechanics problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-04, 01:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,003
Posted By jgrey

Damn, thought I was out of the woods til #6. I...

Damn, thought I was out of the woods til #6. I don't think it's my Ph.D. in nuclear physics that makes me like to ride, though. I guess, being female, there's most likely a whole different set of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-04, 02:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,408
Posted By jgrey

I biked to school through college and grad school...

I biked to school through college and grad school days, but never used it for exercise til my dad convinced me to go on Ragbrai with him (I grew up in Iowa). I did 4 Ragbrais on a mountain bike, and...
09-23-04, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 882
Posted By jgrey

I, too, just got a roadbike with about your...

I, too, just got a roadbike with about your budget. I found that even Shimano 105 parts pushed bikes into the $1000 range, and I just was not prepared to do that. I ended up with a specialized...
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