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Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-10, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 93,552
Posted By pokalex92

Awesome dude! Yeah, I still have one more year of...

Awesome dude! Yeah, I still have one more year of racing Juniors, and then on to getting my ass kicked by collegiate guys.

What's Tokeneke? A road race?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-10, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 93,552
Posted By pokalex92

Ah, I'm so glad high school is over. Enjoy your...

Ah, I'm so glad high school is over. Enjoy your senior year though!

I almost went to BU purely for the cycling team, but I realized it's not a very smart idea to decide on a college based on that....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-10, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 93,552
Posted By pokalex92

Nah, I wish! I was almost going to go to Boston...

Nah, I wish! I was almost going to go to Boston University, which has a pretty nice team, but I ended up not going, so I'm racing with this team run out of a shop.

Where are you headed next year?...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-10, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 93,552
Posted By pokalex92

Hah, no definitely not crazy good. I finally...

Hah, no definitely not crazy good. I finally started riding seriously this year, and trying to upgrade asap. But that won't be soon, because cross is starting up and apparently it's huge in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-10, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 93,552
Posted By pokalex92

http://www.cambridgebicycleracing.com/

http://www.cambridgebicycleracing.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-10, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 93,552
Posted By pokalex92

So the coach from this team that I'm joining in...

So the coach from this team that I'm joining in Boston is making me incorporate core workouts/weight training into my riding, which I started this week, and is kicking my ass. I used to lift a lot...
07-30-10, 01:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 786
Posted By pokalex92

I don't know if you're riding just to maintain...

I don't know if you're riding just to maintain fitness, but if you're thinking about joining a club a racing, you really should up the mileage, and focus on leg strength work!

Also, snow is no...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-10, 08:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,710
Posted By pokalex92

Not his real name.

Not his real name.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-10, 07:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,710
Posted By pokalex92

HAHAHHAHAHAHAH. This is my friend's bike, and I...

HAHAHHAHAHAHAH. This is my friend's bike, and I saw him with this bike just half an hour ago.

And no, I don't know what he means by tarcked or locked up.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-10, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 93,552
Posted By pokalex92

Tam is awesome dude. If you're used to climbs,...

Tam is awesome dude. If you're used to climbs, then it's pretty fun. The only tam ride I really do consistently is the Alpine Dam loop,which is basically two huge climbs with some long descents and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-10, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 93,552
Posted By pokalex92

Ah,lets see...... From my house in SF: ...

Ah,lets see......

From my house in SF:

Headlands loop: 20-30 miles
Stinson Beach: 30-35 miles
Fairfax: 50 miles
Alpine Dam/Mt Tam: 65-70miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-10, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 93,552
Posted By pokalex92

Yeah, just mention me, and he'll know. He's my...

Yeah, just mention me, and he'll know. He's my training partner these days,and he's a pretty strong rider all around. Yeah, that makes sense. I just figure that since I only have a year left of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-10, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 93,552
Posted By pokalex92

Sick! I've decided not to do it, but my buddy...

Sick! I've decided not to do it, but my buddy Kasra Shokat is racing Cat5 and Juniors tomorrow too! He's gonna be the dude in the orange Team Oregon kit with a nude carbon Giant.

14-25? Can't you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-10, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 93,552
Posted By pokalex92

DUDE! Are you doing the Mike's Bike's Crit?? I'm...

DUDE! Are you doing the Mike's Bike's Crit?? I'm still not sure whether or not I want to race it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-10, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By pokalex92

What the hell is that ticking noise??

OKay, so I've been wondering this for the longest time, and I've spent the past week searching the forums with no success, but what causes that ticking noise in ultegra/dura ace/campy cassettes? And...
Forum: Foo
06-23-10, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By pokalex92

Can anyone ID these boots?

So I saw these online, but the picture is for the jeans rather than the boots. I was wondering if any of you guys out there recognize the brand of the boots or can recommend a similar pair (ie, Red...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-10, 11:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,676
Posted By pokalex92

You, my friend, have obviously never been to San...

You, my friend, have obviously never been to San Francisco then. The Marin is constantly windy with a never ending supply of climbing. :p
05-19-10, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By pokalex92

Racing Clubs in Boston

So I'm headed to Emerson College in Boston, and they don't have a cycling team. i was wondering if any of you guys out there know of any racing clubs to recommend. the only one ive heard of is IF...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-10, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
Posted By pokalex92

I do this 25 mph average fast paced ride in...

I do this 25 mph average fast paced ride in Golden Gate Park every Tuesday night. I think they're all Cat 2/Cat 3s. I get dropped every week, but I keep coming back. Slightly making progress.
04-27-10, 03:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,297
Posted By pokalex92

Should I race collegiate or club?

So I'm heading to college in the fall, and I'm pretty much deciding between Boston University and Emerson College. If I go to BU, then I'll be able to race with their team. If I go to Emerson, I'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-10, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 93,552
Posted By pokalex92

Sweet. Yeah, definitely. I actually have never...

Sweet. Yeah, definitely. I actually have never gotten around to biking in the East Bay. Anything longer than 20 miles, I just headed out to Marin or the Headlands.

What are you riding now?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-10, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 93,552
Posted By pokalex92

Congrats chado! I've been on a racing hiatus for...

Congrats chado! I've been on a racing hiatus for the past 3 years, but I finally sent in my forms for a license last week, so I'll be able to race within a week. I am so psyched!


And DRietz! I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-10, 09:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 729
Posted By pokalex92

Maybe it's the type of contacts that's bothering...

Maybe it's the type of contacts that's bothering you. I use Acuvue contacts, and I rarely get dry eyes.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-10, 09:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 847
Posted By pokalex92

Congrats! I've always wanted to try to do a...

Congrats! I've always wanted to try to do a century by myself. My friend did 200 miles last summer by himself, which is something I could never do.

How long did it take ya?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-10, 11:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,899
Posted By pokalex92

I was just wondering that today. Espescially when...

I was just wondering that today. Espescially when riding on those extremely contoured "aero" seats. Those are killer on the ass bones.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-10, 11:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,628
Posted By pokalex92

@ridethecliche That'd be great if you could...

@ridethecliche

That'd be great if you could show me a shot of your dorm! I was thinking of getting a bike rack to hang on my wall.

I'm headed to Boston next year, and deciding between Boston...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-10, 11:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,628
Posted By pokalex92

Viperplayer, that looks awesome! I was originally...

Viperplayer, that looks awesome! I was originally looking for the SRAM Red model, but they were all sold out.

And I think I'm confusing people. What I meant to say when I said I wanted to lock my...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-10, 07:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,628
Posted By pokalex92

Thanks everybody! I keep walking from my room to...

Thanks everybody! I keep walking from my room to the garage just to look at it.



It was actually pretty cheap! I bought it online from a small bike shop, and it was one of their clearance...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-10, 11:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,628
Posted By pokalex92

My new ride! Kestrel Talon

For the past 5 years, I had been riding my trusty $200 Dawes Lightning DLX. It got me addicted to cycling, and pretty much changed my life. But last October, it was stolen from my garage. Since I'm a...
09-15-08, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By pokalex92

Here ya go. Sorry for some of the blurriness ...

Here ya go. Sorry for some of the blurriness

http://photos-069.ll.facebook.com/photos-ll-sf2p/v329/233/73/670945069/n670945069_1750691_3760.jpg
...
09-15-08, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By pokalex92

yeah, a couple more. I'll try to post some more...

yeah, a couple more. I'll try to post some more up soon.
09-14-08, 01:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By pokalex92

San Francisco Twilight Criterium

Had a great time, and the spectacular views. Did anybody here go? Here are some pics (It was my first time taking pictures of a race, so please bear with me):
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-08, 10:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 704
Posted By pokalex92

I too am a competitive swimmer and I usually just...

I too am a competitive swimmer and I usually just wait till I get to practice before I change into my suit. Of course I only do this because I have dryland for the first hour before swimming, but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-08, 10:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,344
Posted By pokalex92

yeah, I used to wear gloves, but sometimes the...

yeah, I used to wear gloves, but sometimes the weather gets so muggy and hot the extra layer bothers me. plus I like the feel of bare hands on the hoods.
07-27-07, 05:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By pokalex92

Team swift and tieni duro. im on team swift but...

Team swift and tieni duro. im on team swift but havent had the time to race in the past months.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-07, 04:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,288
Posted By pokalex92

hey, I got beijing, but I didnt really have time...

hey, I got beijing, but I didnt really have time to search for the store. but now I am in kunming, and it is amazing. I was wondering if anybody knows any bike shops there?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-07, 11:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,288
Posted By pokalex92

hey david, I'll be going with a...

hey david,
I'll be going with a student group but I'll be sure to call you and ask for directions. thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-07, 03:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,288
Posted By pokalex92

Shops in Beijing?

I am going to Beijing soon, and I was wondering if any of you out there knew any bike shops in the city. I am looking to purchase anything that might interest me when I get there. Thanks!:D
Forum: Foo
03-25-07, 10:04 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,531
Posted By pokalex92

bah! i can't believe I put kansas over ucla! i...

bah! i can't believe I put kansas over ucla! i changed my mind at the last minute!! damn it. at least i have my other 3 of the FF safe....
02-22-07, 08:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,625
Posted By pokalex92

that rabobank rider with horner voight and...

that rabobank rider with horner voight and leipheimer really looks like rassmussen
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-07, 10:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,242
Posted By pokalex92

Do cycling caps come in different sizes? because...

Do cycling caps come in different sizes? because i have an abnormally large head (62 cm)for some reason and I have trouble keeping my cycling cap all the way down. I also look like an idiot with a...
02-21-07, 12:58 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,139
Posted By pokalex92

hey toshi, what is your camera set up? seems like...

hey toshi, what is your camera set up? seems like you can produce artwork with skills of yours!
02-21-07, 12:50 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,139
Posted By pokalex92

These are a few of the pics that I managed to...

These are a few of the pics that I managed to take during the prologue. Man, my pictures seem crappy compared to the others here....:D
...
02-19-07, 01:02 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,139
Posted By pokalex92

did paolo change his clothing before his time...

did paolo change his clothing before his time trial? b/c he wasn't wearing the world champ kit when I saw him.....
02-19-07, 12:59 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,139
Posted By pokalex92

i also went to the prologue. pretty sweet. I was...

i also went to the prologue. pretty sweet. I was on stockton on the second hill, second turn. I'll try to post pics asap. but I must say, it was awesome! I missed basso though. levi was a powerhouse...
Forum: Triathlon
02-12-07, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 934
Posted By pokalex92

when you are swimming, reach as far as you can....

when you are swimming, reach as far as you can. that can benefit your glide greatly. you would consume less energy while going faster. and try doing sprint intervals with a kickboard. such as 8x25 yd...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-07, 04:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,950
Posted By pokalex92

Good job! I hate it when careless owners feel...

Good job! I hate it when careless owners feel that that they can free their dogs without realizing the danger they impose on people.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-07, 04:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 630
Posted By pokalex92

no

no
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-07, 03:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,255
Posted By pokalex92

wow......he got huge

wow......he got huge
01-12-07, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 905
Posted By pokalex92

nice man! sf doesnt even have a velodrome! Yeah,...

nice man! sf doesnt even have a velodrome! Yeah, road nats is something want to do also. Last year three guys from team swift got there and placed in top 5. and don't owrry, I dont have license yet...
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