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Forum: Southeast
02-12-18, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,919
Posted By crucifixion12

I've ridden and raced multiple times in the Boone...

I've ridden and raced multiple times in the Boone area. It's good riding, the most fun is up Beech Mountain from the Banner Elk side. There used to be a century there called Blood Sweat and Gears,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-04, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By crucifixion12

Hey Richard, I'm moving to Wilmington in May....

Hey Richard, I'm moving to Wilmington in May. I've ridden around Boone/Banner Elk, that's some excellent road riding in the mountains. I don't know about near the coast though, everything I've ridden...
05-30-04, 12:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 311
Posted By crucifixion12

Great cycling year so far

This year has been wonderful so far! Not a single flat as of yet, and I don't think I've even been harassed once by motorists. I've found some new routes, and they're all way out in the country on...
04-09-04, 07:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,980
Posted By crucifixion12

I've had more than a few postive comments from...

I've had more than a few postive comments from women about my clean shaven legs. One girl I had class with said it with such a sweet voice "I think boys legs are much prettier without hair." And I...
04-08-04, 06:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,143
Posted By crucifixion12

I've never been hit. Most of the roads I ride are...

I've never been hit. Most of the roads I ride are very rural and I see very little traffic though, I don't hardly even get harassed by motorists on these roads.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-04, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By crucifixion12

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wow, I like your klimb profile! I dont have anything like that, but it's West Virginia, so I can't go too far without a climb of some sort. It's not like the Pyrennes or anything like that though...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-04, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By crucifixion12

Average speed is up

So far this year my average speed is 20.9 mph, average distance is 30 miles. I haven't ridden in a group yet, though I'm looking forward to the higher speeds there. I used a trainer this winter,...
03-15-04, 11:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 274
Posted By crucifixion12

Beech Mountain again!!!!!!

I may be in the Boone, NC area this Thursday, I have a nice 50 mile loop mapped out that I rode last year prior to the Blood Sweat and Gears century, and then it finnished with a 4.5 mile climb up to...
03-14-04, 07:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 987
Posted By crucifixion12

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Jeffs Bike Shop in Huntington WV is the only place in the area I go to. Excellent guys, excellent service, it's a very very nice shop. Their prices are very good too. And everyone who works there...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-04, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By crucifixion12

thanks so much to all of you for your help!!

thanks so much to all of you for your help!!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-04, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By crucifixion12

Where can I find centuries and road races?

I'm looking for centuries and amateur road races mainly in the Southeast and Mid Atlantic regions, but I'm willing to go Mid West and futher north to Canada also. I don't know any good resources to...
02-16-04, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By crucifixion12

Sharing a trainer?

I thought I'd bring this here to see what you guys and girls think or would do yourself. I have a Trek 2200 (aluminum frame) thats several years old. Right now while I'm in college, it's the road...
01-15-04, 07:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,684
Posted By crucifixion12

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I thought it looked like fun, so I went and bought a road bike. It's even more fun than I thought at first, and I do it because I love it. The sport has helped me to develop a great appreciation for...
01-10-04, 03:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,621
Posted By crucifixion12

I think that being a female cyclist looking for a...

I think that being a female cyclist looking for a male cyclist shouldn't be too much of a problem as far as simply finding dates. Finding the "right" one would certainly be more difficult though, as...
01-04-04, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,493
Posted By crucifixion12

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I don't know, you're pretty though
01-02-04, 11:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,027
Posted By crucifixion12

Hey Mike, we might've ridden together a couple of...

Hey Mike, we might've ridden together a couple of times! Jeff has a great bike shop, so I'll check there first for the krypontite lock. I ride by the VAMC sometimes on rides that dont go too far out...
01-02-04, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,027
Posted By crucifixion12

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Thanks for all your replies! I'll be at Marshall University in Huntington, WV. It has about 18,000 students, my dorm houses about 400. I will be on a Substance Abuse Free (SAFE) floor, and it's also...
01-02-04, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,027
Posted By crucifixion12

Nice road bikes and college dorms

This semester will be my first living in the dorms at college. I'll be taking my road bike with me, but will not be using it for commuting purposes, only for training. I asked if I could keep the...
12-28-03, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By crucifixion12

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I wash them on the gentle cycle, and let them air dry, I don't like to put my clothes in a dryer. I used these two pairs of shorts for all my rides for the past year +, riding most days and quite a...
12-26-03, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By crucifixion12

Problem with cycling shorts

I have a problem with cycling shorts not lasting. I'm not hard on them, I just ride in them. I have a pair of Garneau's, the seam down the pad inside started to rip (doesn't feel too good on the man...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-03, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By crucifixion12

http://www.euroduds.com

http://www.euroduds.com
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-03, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By crucifixion12

I've thought about carrying a sling shot for the...

I've thought about carrying a sling shot for the local dogs whom their owners refuse to keep them out of the road chasing people. :p
11-21-03, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,389
Posted By crucifixion12

I'm Brandon 5'10 tall 168 pounds Resting...

I'm Brandon
5'10 tall
168 pounds
Resting heart rate is 45

bradycardia rules! unless it's caused by a physiological dysfunction.
11-21-03, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By crucifixion12

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I have a pair of Castelli Italia shorts that the stitching has started to come loose too, and I bought them at the beginning of this summer. I'm not pleased with this, and they were fairly pricey as...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-03, 07:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,962
Posted By crucifixion12

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I'm 5'10 and weigh between 165 and 170. It's very tightly packed, my estimated weight from others is around 155, so I'm actually 10-15 pounds heavier than I look. Despite my weight, I am strong in...
11-15-03, 10:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By crucifixion12

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Congrats, Cyclochica!
11-15-03, 10:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By crucifixion12

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1. Patience, not anger, is the best response to less than appropriate behaviour from people in vehicles.

2.Mountains are fun. Bigger mountains are even more fun.

3.Riding in the rain feels...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-03, 03:17 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,246
Posted By crucifixion12

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I used to not. I would just wear it occasionally on the more heavily trafficed roads, and I would wear just a cap or nothing at all on the back roads. Well, one day I decided to wear my helmet on a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-03, 04:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,109
Posted By crucifixion12

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-Italy
-Boulder, CO
-Boone, NC
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-03, 04:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 890
Posted By crucifixion12

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I lift over the winter, and notice a marked improvement in climbing and overall tourque, though the endurance part of it pretty much has to be worked out on the bike, and I don't like the stationary...
09-09-03, 04:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,644
Posted By crucifixion12

From reading the article, I really don't see the...

From reading the article, I really don't see the big deal about what he said. He has a different opinion of what makes an athlete great. He thinks they should play a sport that involves a lot of...
09-07-03, 04:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,441
Posted By crucifixion12

Jeffs Bike Shop, these guys are awesome. If you...

Jeffs Bike Shop, these guys are awesome. If you ever find yourself in Huntington, WV and need a tune up, Jeff's is the place to go!
08-28-03, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By crucifixion12

I usually poo before the ride. I've done several...

I usually poo before the ride. I've done several 100+ mile rides, and haven't had a problem with having to go during it yet. If I have to urinate, I just get off the bike for a few seconds to do it.
08-23-03, 08:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,796
Posted By crucifixion12

I've gone 35 in a 20 mph zone on my bike. Could I...

I've gone 35 in a 20 mph zone on my bike. Could I get pulled over for this?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-03, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By crucifixion12

I use Banana Boat sport, SPF 50, and I'm very...

I use Banana Boat sport, SPF 50, and I'm very pleased with it.
06-25-03, 09:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,553
Posted By crucifixion12

I also agree with this law, and it has been...

I also agree with this law, and it has been illegal in West Virginia for some time now.
06-21-03, 08:58 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,804
Posted By crucifixion12

I'm willing to kick my own rear end to help in...

I'm willing to kick my own rear end to help in the mountain stages. Just hook me up with some new wheels, and I'm ready.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-03, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By crucifixion12

Anyone doing the Blood Sweat and Gears century?

Just wondering if anyone here will be participating in the Blood Sweat and Gears 102 miler near Boone, NC next Saturday. I'll be there. After the century, I'm going to make my way over to Beech...
06-16-03, 07:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,361
Posted By crucifixion12

I use a Remington electric shaver. It's cheaper...

I use a Remington electric shaver. It's cheaper over the long haul as well. Say you spend $40 on shaving stuff every 6 months, well, after a year, you've spent what a decent electric shaver will...
06-14-03, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By crucifixion12

It can be a little slick, just be careful not to...

It can be a little slick, just be careful not to corner too fast. The bike is a little messy to clean up afterwards too. I would recommend cleaning and lubing the chain not long after a wet ride, and...
06-14-03, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By crucifixion12

Ride in the rain. Once you get past the initial...

Ride in the rain. Once you get past the initial wet and cold, it's pretty fun!
06-14-03, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By crucifixion12

Not having a bike SUCKS

My bike is in the LBS being fixed from my wreck I had about a week ago. This is the first time in a while I've gone a week without the opportunity to ride. The weather has been really nice, excellent...
06-13-03, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,451
Posted By crucifixion12

I've thought about putting a new paint job on my...

I've thought about putting a new paint job on my bike, but I want to have the Trek decals on it afterwards. Is there any way to purchase good Trek decals?
06-10-03, 06:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 891
Posted By crucifixion12

Well, I do have a concussion, but no broken...

Well, I do have a concussion, but no broken bones. I have some mild road rash on my right arm and leg. Other than that I'm doing fine. I'm definately a pro helmet guy now! Thanks for all of your...
06-09-03, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By crucifixion12

I've found it quite useful. It's not so much the...

I've found it quite useful. It's not so much the actual ride logging that I like about it, but the other features like averages, projections, calorie calculator, etc.
06-08-03, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 891
Posted By crucifixion12

Helmet saved my life today

I had my first cycling crash today, and my helmet saved my life. I was descending from a big climb, and all of the sudden I went off the road, and woke up later laying face down and completely...
06-08-03, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By crucifixion12

Bike Pro Log is back up!!!!

yeah!!!!!!!!!!!! It's back up, I was starting to wonder if it was gone for good
06-08-03, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By crucifixion12

If it's at all possible, you've gotta go to...

If it's at all possible, you've gotta go to Boone, NC and ride up Grandfather and Beech Mountain!
06-05-03, 04:19 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,748
Posted By crucifixion12

Try to get involved in some sort of crash with...

Try to get involved in some sort of crash with her. That will give you something to talk about;)
05-30-03, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 673
Posted By crucifixion12

The only time I stop during a century is to...

The only time I stop during a century is to refill my water bottles. I don't like to stop when taking in a gel pack. Just pace yourself, you certainly don't want to burn yourself out early. I usually...
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