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10-06-09, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By rob3rto

Hey Trophy, I can't speak too much to the MO...

Hey Trophy,

I can't speak too much to the MO side, but between my town (Lawrence) and KC there are plenty of towns to check into: Baldwin City (with a private university), Tonganoxie, and Lake...
09-09-08, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 736
Posted By rob3rto

Nearby in Lawrence there are several and folks...

Nearby in Lawrence there are several and folks from out of town frequent many of them:http://www.lawrencebicycleclub.org/schedule/

If there are any group rides in T-town I'd guess that someone at...
Replies: 11
Views: 2,159
Posted By rob3rto

So what's the rule when there's a huge pileup...

So what's the rule when there's a huge pileup like that? Do they re-race? In that case it looked as if no one could continue.
05-01-08, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By rob3rto

mingus' ode to lester young. fill in the...

mingus' ode to lester young.

fill in the blanks:

______ leaps in.
in walked ___.
04-01-08, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By rob3rto

Here's the climb I was thinking of:...

Here's the climb I was thinking of: http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=1749841 Just that mountain pass on the way into Cuba. About a 600 foot elevation change, but when you're already that high, the...
03-31-08, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By rob3rto

I'd go for the one that leaves you feeling best...

I'd go for the one that leaves you feeling best after a long ride. Have you ridden a century on the Roubaix yet? Subtle differences in bike geometry could potentially have a pronounced effect on such...
Replies: 4
Views: 713
Posted By rob3rto

You might ask around here:...

You might ask around here: http://www.txbra.org/forum3/index.asp

I'd be interested in knowing as well, it seems the talk has all kind of petered out though.
Forum: Foo
03-25-08, 10:28 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,156
Posted By rob3rto

Grunt counting - I don't really care which rep...

Grunt counting - I don't really care which rep you're on.

Loud, crappy music. You'll never please everyone, and they all have headphones anyway, but it's so loud that I've bought isolator...
02-27-08, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 459
Posted By rob3rto

I've never ridden it myself, but here's something...

I've never ridden it myself, but here's something from the FAQ:
Q: Any suggestions for training before BAK?

A: One suggestion is that you should be able to do 30 miles in 3 hours or less. Make...
02-27-08, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By rob3rto

Aww man, you guys are lucky. I've watched them...

Aww man, you guys are lucky. I've watched them the last 3 years and it's a blast, especially the crit which was held downtown here. Two years ago Phil Liggett even came. Enjoy it man!
02-22-08, 02:00 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 19,517
Posted By rob3rto

From our newspaper earlier this winter. Mike is a...

From our newspaper earlier this winter. Mike is a nice guy as well as a great rider:
...
02-15-08, 01:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,388
Posted By rob3rto

http://t-mobilepictures.com/photos/photo18/98/e3/2...

http://t-mobilepictures.com/photos/photo18/98/e3/2190a4dfe12c.jpg?_rh=b1ts0q3dk5zvo033dh0b48t1t

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/53/162747865_b8d8d92b67.jpg
...
02-01-08, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,489
Posted By rob3rto

Except for individual TT. You still have to have...

Except for individual TT. You still have to have a front brake, but you can ride fixed.
01-08-08, 08:20 PM
01-07-08, 03:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,103
Posted By rob3rto

gamertag: rob3rto (makes it easy, eh?) games:...

gamertag: rob3rto (makes it easy, eh?)
games: Halo 3, call of duty 4 (ftw), burnout revenge.
01-07-08, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By rob3rto

I go to the recylery next to Johnny's. They don't...

I go to the recylery next to Johnny's. They don't carry a lot of new, but they can order pretty much anything and you don't have to wait long for repairs or orders. Good deals.
I don't know that...
10-12-07, 11:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,360
Posted By rob3rto

My commute is less than 4 miles each way but over...

My commute is less than 4 miles each way but over the past month I've added 20 miles or so a couple of times a week. That was all leading up to an 80 mile ride last weekend. If you want to do it,...
09-26-07, 01:13 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 45,460
Posted By rob3rto

Welcome rcm3! What are you riding?

Welcome rcm3! What are you riding?
09-20-07, 09:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 793
Posted By rob3rto

That's what Floyd did on during his big comeback...

That's what Floyd did on during his big comeback on stage 17. But he had a police escort and an ambulance right behind him. And he had gears too.

I usually put my hands on the top bar in hill...
09-17-07, 10:11 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,842
Posted By rob3rto

Well quoted, my friend, well quoted. :beer:

Well quoted, my friend, well quoted. :beer:
09-14-07, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 662
Posted By rob3rto

Nice pics fellas. I just have a few: ...

Nice pics fellas. I just have a few:

http://picasaweb.google.com/rkerley/TourOfMissouri/photo#s5109119709085611682

Right after the KOM and then at the finish.

PS Anyone there for the...
09-05-07, 01:23 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,301
Posted By rob3rto

My front wheel fell off my MTB about 20 years...

My front wheel fell off my MTB about 20 years ago; pushed out by one arm of a roller-cam, methinks. About 50 stitches inside and out.
...
09-04-07, 11:59 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 13,223
Posted By rob3rto

I saw a guy in KC whose bike was basically a...

I saw a guy in KC whose bike was basically a motorcycle frame with cranks and pedals added. I wish I had a picture, but it was a primer gray hunk o metal. He could cruise it pretty quickly though.
08-28-07, 08:45 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,800
Posted By rob3rto

From Sheldon Brown: "Many cyclists shy away...

From Sheldon Brown:
"Many cyclists shy away from using the front brake, due to fear of flying over the handlebars. This does happen, but mainly to people who have not learned to modulate the front...
08-28-07, 08:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,591
Posted By rob3rto

Sure does look like an equestrian helmet to me. ...

Sure does look like an equestrian helmet to me.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equestrian_helmet...
Forum: Commuting
08-28-07, 08:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,435
Posted By rob3rto

I think you'll just need to experiment a bit to...

I think you'll just need to experiment a bit to find what works for you, but when it starts to get 40F or below you'll notice your fingers and toes getting cold pretty quick. The rest of your body is...
08-27-07, 03:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,724
Posted By rob3rto

I don't think they'd be any different than...

I don't think they'd be any different than regular bar end lights unless your bullhorns are really strangely shaped:...
08-23-07, 08:28 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,942
Posted By rob3rto

Thank you crooks for taking charge - I'm even...

Thank you crooks for taking charge - I'm even gonna be on time this time!
08-22-07, 10:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,677
Posted By rob3rto

Vote here:...

Vote here: http://bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=335401
08-21-07, 09:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,942
Posted By rob3rto

I'd be down for lolcatz. Who's the official...

I'd be down for lolcatz. Who's the official tally-Meister?
08-20-07, 03:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,677
Posted By rob3rto

Get a Pepsi, you Coke drinker!! (Crushes Coke can...

Get a Pepsi, you Coke drinker!! (Crushes Coke can against my head...)

I like Kemmer's idea, I think it's a good balance between constraint and total freedom. But then again, Kemmer and me have a...
08-20-07, 02:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,677
Posted By rob3rto

This page...

This page (http://www.theteacherscorner.net/calendars/september.htm) lists some noteworthy events in September begging to be memorialized on spokecards, including Slimy the Worm's birthday, the...
08-15-07, 12:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 832
Posted By rob3rto

You're apparently not the only one. And "bidding...

You're apparently not the only one. And "bidding has ended".
08-15-07, 12:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,448
Posted By rob3rto

Me and my friends greet each other by our poop...

Me and my friends greet each other by our poop related code names. That, sir, is simply the ****. We salute you.
08-15-07, 09:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,173
Posted By rob3rto

It looks like he got a pursuit bike and replaced...

It looks like he got a pursuit bike and replaced the bars for kicks:

http://www.hellokiddie.com/images/3Rensho/pursuit.jpg

I'm guessing this because he has two more "practical" bikes posted as...
07-23-07, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 280,670
Posted By rob3rto

Would be cool if it wasn't, um, rusted: ...

Would be cool if it wasn't, um, rusted:

http://images.craigslist.org/010101010208010411200707232eea3966f10022f4d600d893.jpg

http://kansascity.craigslist.org/bik/380269277.html

$350

I...
Forum: Commuting
07-12-07, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By rob3rto

We had three bicycle-auto incidents on Monday and...

We had three bicycle-auto incidents on Monday and the same kind of ignorant comments on the stories. It makes your blood boil to read, but when I'm on the street drivers are fairly considerate. So...
07-12-07, 09:58 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,382
Posted By rob3rto

I ride fixed nearly everyday, about 4 miles each...

I ride fixed nearly everyday, about 4 miles each way. Although if I'm making good time or feeling frisky I have several extra longcuts to add miles.

I use a mess bag to carry my clothes, bike...
07-11-07, 11:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,603
Posted By rob3rto

I think of the note my daughter wrote to me the...

I think of the note my daughter wrote to me the other day (which I will get laminated):
I no you are mad, but crtl ou self.

I was having a bad mitre box experience...

I also have a no whining...
07-11-07, 11:20 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 45,460
Posted By rob3rto

Huh, two others riding fixies -- perhaps a fixed...

Huh, two others riding fixies -- perhaps a fixed team for one of the MS150 rides??
07-10-07, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,506
Posted By rob3rto

They usually have at least two sizes to choose...

They usually have at least two sizes to choose from. For instance, this one has three : Toe clips (http://www.jensonusa.com/store/product/PE401Z03-Shimano+Rx100105sc+Toe+Clips.aspx)
07-09-07, 10:05 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 45,460
Posted By rob3rto

Wow, thanks for the link, that looks really cool!...

Wow, thanks for the link, that looks really cool! I'll do my best to be there.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-07, 02:27 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,989
Posted By rob3rto

Don't own it, and it's a bit gaudy, but it will...

Don't own it, and it's a bit gaudy, but it will be my fave someday:
http://www.thetriathletestore.com/images/Bruce%20Lee%20Enter%20the%20Dragon%20Cycling%20Jersey%20lg.gif

Least favorite? Um,...
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By rob3rto

That sounds like a blast. I sure wish there was a...

That sounds like a blast. I sure wish there was a track in Kansas City. :(
06-28-07, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 508
Posted By rob3rto

If you want to ride fixed eventually, then just...

If you want to ride fixed eventually, then just do it from the start. You won't have to rework your setup, and it's fun anyway. You'll wonder why you didn't do it sooner either way.
06-25-07, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By rob3rto

Nope.

Nope.
06-25-07, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By rob3rto

You'll be fine. It's safer in the metro area as...

You'll be fine. It's safer in the metro area as far as riding goes than in the southern suburbs. I rode about two blocks on a street down there once and got honked at more than my whole life...
Forum: Commuting
06-22-07, 09:49 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,455
Posted By rob3rto

I've learned how to trackstand. And also when to...

I've learned how to trackstand. And also when to not even try.
06-21-07, 11:41 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,291
Posted By rob3rto

Since I used to hang in the commuting forum I get...

Since I used to hang in the commuting forum I get it. Funny. As was the closing the forum post yesterday. Irony that sarcasm wasn't recognized over here.

Woah, that's like a sarcasm loop right...
06-18-07, 12:27 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 45,460
Posted By rob3rto

I'm from a little further north, but have you...

I'm from a little further north, but have you considered trying MTB or cross? Another suggestion is to hook up with the local club there so you can have someone show you the ropes. Here are a couple...
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