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11-03-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,659
Posted By Doubleplay

Do a google search for companies based in Europe....

Do a google search for companies based in Europe.
American companies catering to American consumers are ridiculously expensive because most Americans have no clue about prices in other countries....
11-03-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 703
Posted By Doubleplay

Yes creatine retains water because water helps...

Yes creatine retains water because water helps muscle repairing at the cell level. However as soon as you stop taking it and stop exercising water weight comes off.
It's better to take it post...
11-03-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By Doubleplay

Thanks for posting this. I was curious about this...

Thanks for posting this. I was curious about this show.
10-25-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,978
Posted By Doubleplay

This list is more than 10 years old and not...

This list is more than 10 years old and not current. It has Continental Airlines and US Airways listed on it, lol!

Also I said MOST not all and it depends your fare class and baggage allowance.
10-25-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,978
Posted By Doubleplay

Most if not all the bike boxes in the market is...

Most if not all the bike boxes in the market is less than 115 inches total.
10-24-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,488
Posted By Doubleplay

Did a solo 62 mile last Saturday with 2700 feet...

Did a solo 62 mile last Saturday with 2700 feet climbing. My average moving speed was 16.7 mph.

I'm 63 years old.

62.54mi
Distance

3:44:27
Moving Time
10-24-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,978
Posted By Doubleplay

There's a lot of misinformation on this thread. ...

There's a lot of misinformation on this thread.
Break away or not if your bicycle case weighs less than 50 lbs and is included in your baggage allowance depending on your destination, status and...
10-24-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,839
Posted By Doubleplay

Some studies suggest that at any given time...

Some studies suggest that at any given time %10-15 of the drivers are driving with suspended or no license in the US.

This is a scary stat and shows the lack of law enforcement on our roads.
09-14-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,761
Posted By Doubleplay

As I also train with power meter I agree with you...

As I also train with power meter I agree with you for the pedal assist ebike as far as power goes and calories burned.
But on a flatter road one can go further on the bicycle because your speed is...
09-13-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By Doubleplay

Insurance for travel

Does anybody know or recommend a company for travel insurance? I'll be flying with my bike(in a bicycle case) and and need coverage during transportation.

Thanks
09-13-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,761
Posted By Doubleplay

It's perfectly normal in a country where almost...

It's perfectly normal in a country where almost half of the people are obese.
08-31-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
omg
Views: 2,206
Posted By Doubleplay

Ugly af.

Ugly af.
Forum: Touring
08-23-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,311
Posted By Doubleplay

I think weather makes or breaks a ride like...

I think weather makes or breaks a ride like Ragbrai. That's why we probably will never do it because there's no way to predict the weather and riding in 100 degree temps with no shade or getting...
Forum: Touring
08-23-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,311
Posted By Doubleplay

There are a lot of YouTube videos you can watch...

There are a lot of YouTube videos you can watch and have a better idea.
04-15-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,590
Posted By Doubleplay

It's amazing to me how people are still insisting...

It's amazing to me how people are still insisting warmer temps around 80F is better. It's proven time and time again for running it's ideal around 40F-45F dry and cycling around 50F-55F no wind in...
03-14-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By Doubleplay

Thanks for posting pics. I would love to go there...

Thanks for posting pics. I would love to go there one day.
01-03-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,570
Posted By Doubleplay

There's a reason cycling specific clothing...

There's a reason cycling specific clothing exists. If you ride 5-10 mile at a time you can get by with everything including wearing a speedo,lol. Personally I'm not rich enough to buy cheap cycling...
11-24-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,204
Posted By Doubleplay

Bubba is busy with his overpriced tours in other...

Bubba is busy with his overpriced tours in other places.
He doesn't need Ragbrai anymore, lol.
11-01-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 984
Posted By Doubleplay

Frame is an AC Cosmic Stallion. I'll post a pic...

Frame is an AC Cosmic Stallion. I'll post a pic later. I want to stay under $700 for the wheels. Thanks
11-01-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 984
Posted By Doubleplay

Wheel set and Tire recommendation

I'm building a new bike on a all city steel frame and looking at my options for a wheel set and tubeless tires. Usage will be %30 gravel,dirt %70 road.
I don't want carbon but still want to stay in...
01-30-10, 03:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,165
Posted By Doubleplay

Nice rollers, have fun. However I have a...

Nice rollers, have fun.
However I have a question:
How do you know you will be racing Leadville this year? It is a lottery process isn't it?
01-20-10, 07:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,143
Posted By Doubleplay

I don't think Lance will be racing Leadville this...

I don't think Lance will be racing Leadville this year. Been there done that, broke the record. Done....
Forum: Southeast
01-19-10, 06:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,870
Posted By Doubleplay

As I stated before, Bolt is closed. Somebody else...

As I stated before, Bolt is closed. Somebody else will be taking over the shop and will be opening shortly.
01-09-10, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By Doubleplay

Aside from the boredom factor riding indoors on a...

Aside from the boredom factor riding indoors on a trainer is much more efficient training method than riding outdoors. There are no outside factors such as traffic, stop signs/lights, weather, etc.....
Forum: Southeast
12-29-09, 09:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,870
Posted By Doubleplay

I think they closed the shop.

I think they closed the shop.
Forum: Southeast
12-27-09, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By Doubleplay

We registered on Active.com so I do not know.

We registered on Active.com so I do not know.
12-27-09, 08:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 947
Posted By Doubleplay

Thanks for the very meaningful addition to this...

Thanks for the very meaningful addition to this thread. Really funny....
12-26-09, 06:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 947
Posted By Doubleplay

Thanks for pointing but I thought we were talking...

Thanks for pointing but I thought we were talking about bikes that you can buy from your LBS and have a decent warranty coverage.
12-26-09, 05:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 947
Posted By Doubleplay

Please help pointing me to one NEW FS with full...

Please help pointing me to one NEW FS with full XT and under 30lbs for $2500.00. I'll take it.
Sorry, but anything less than full XT or Sram 9 is mediocre in my book.
12-26-09, 12:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 947
Posted By Doubleplay

I don't need a FS for the terrain that I will...

I don't need a FS for the terrain that I will ride and I do not want to pay a weight and maintenance penalty.
Also for $2500 you can only get a mediocre FS bike not a nice one.
12-25-09, 10:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 947
Posted By Doubleplay

Bike choice help

Hi Guys,
I am a long time roadie and after a long hiatus with mountain biking I decided to get back to it mainly for XC and endurance type events. I will also try to do some short track timed (30-45...
Forum: Southeast
12-22-09, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By Doubleplay

Tour De Cape Coral 2010

Did anybody rode it? and what was your impressions/feedback?
My wife and I planning to ride the century.
Thanks
Replies: 68
Views: 74,816
Posted By Doubleplay

Comparing them solely with the mileage is totally...

Comparing them solely with the mileage is totally useless. If you include the time into the equation it starts making a little more sense. For example: If you walk a marathon in 6 + hours and ride a...
Replies: 42
Views: 2,540
Posted By Doubleplay

Unless there is a time limit there is nothing...

Unless there is a time limit there is nothing special about riding a century, double century or whatever.... it is like running a marathon or a half marathon in races which have very generous time...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-09, 05:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,052
Posted By Doubleplay

Well said. I'm running a 50/36 with a 12-25...

Well said. I'm running a 50/36 with a 12-25 cassette and IMHO it s the best combo for every kind of terrain. The chance of dropping your chain while downshifting from 50 to the smaller crank is less...
11-17-09, 08:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,100
Posted By Doubleplay

Just a quick note about Bob Roll. He is was a...

Just a quick note about Bob Roll. He is was a world class mountain biker as well as a road rider in case you did not know.
Movie was not perfect was fun to watch specially if you did not know what...
Forum: Introductions
11-17-09, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By Doubleplay

Hi from Charlotte, NC

Hi Guys,
I am a road biker and a triathlete from Charlotte, NC.
I have been a long time lurker and decided to sign up.
Ride Safe
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