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06-16-05, 03:49 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,543
Posted By BradM

I live in SD so I plan on going to the start. ...

I live in SD so I plan on going to the start. Should be a lot of fun! Anybody been to the start before?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-05, 03:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,062
Posted By BradM

My schedule is driven by time available for...

My schedule is driven by time available for riding. I can squeeze in 2 hrs a day but any more is tough, given work & family obligations. 90+% of my riding is from 5-7 am. My typical routine from...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-05, 03:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,062
Posted By BradM

My schedule is driven by time available for...

My schedule is driven by time available for riding. I can squeeze in 2 hrs a day but any more is tough, given work & family obligations. 90+% of my riding is from 5-7 am. My typical routine from...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-05, 03:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,248
Posted By BradM

Another vote for the morning ride. I ride about...

Another vote for the morning ride. I ride about 10-11 hrs a week, all before 7 am. I could get away w/ some rides after work before kids, but with a 4 year old and a 20 month old, no dice. Also, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-05, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 624
Posted By BradM

After riding a steel Miele I bought used in 1992...

After riding a steel Miele I bought used in 1992 I recently purchased a new AL/STI bike. It's a Fuji Roubaix and I like it a lot. It handles better & is a little lighter. When I bought it I...
01-09-05, 05:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,334
Posted By BradM

CMB As it happens I'm moving to Coronado. ...

CMB

As it happens I'm moving to Coronado. Which bike shop do you recommend and why? FWIW my goals for '05 are
1) Get a new road bike (training/entry level racing bike)
2) Rebuild/paint my...
Forum: Commuting
01-09-05, 05:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,535
Posted By BradM

What a D!(K !! :mad:

What a D!(K !! :mad:
01-08-05, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By BradM

BF I'm also considering a fixie conversion. ...

BF

I'm also considering a fixie conversion. Any suggestions on where I might read up on the details of such an idea?
01-08-05, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By BradM

Great suggestions! Thanks to all for the tips. ...

Great suggestions! Thanks to all for the tips. Already scanned the Park website & it looks great.
01-08-05, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By BradM

Bike overhaul & maintenence book

I'm getting ready to overhaul my road bike & was wondering if anybody had some suggestions on a good book to educate myself. I've looked at the local book stores but haven't found anything. I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-05, 12:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,467
Posted By BradM

Also, some advice on where to buy a cyclocomputer...

Also, some advice on where to buy a cyclocomputer that indicates mach number instead of mph would be useful........
01-04-05, 09:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 867
Posted By BradM

You could try a more compact CO2 inflater. My...

You could try a more compact CO2 inflater. My LBS hooked me up w/ one that is very small. The cartridge doesn't fit inside of a housing. It just screws into one end of the inflater and the other...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-04, 01:19 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,094
Posted By BradM

My element easily fits 2 road bikes side by side....

My element easily fits 2 road bikes side by side. I just mounted 2 fork mounts on a 2x4 & it works great. If you turned the handlebars you could probably squeeze 3.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-04, 01:28 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,584
Posted By BradM

Lost 30 lbs (weighing in now at 160) :) Do a...

Lost 30 lbs (weighing in now at 160) :)
Do a century this month

For 2005:
4000 miles
Enter a 40 mile TT
Enter a 30+ mile Road Race
Do a group Ride once a week
Do a century ride
12-09-04, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By BradM

Funny you should mention that. Just finished...

Funny you should mention that. Just finished cleaning my bike! :beer:
12-09-04, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By BradM

Concur! Also, I didn't see any other riders in...

Concur! Also, I didn't see any other riders in 40 miles of riding. Somehow that made me enjoy the ride even more :)
12-09-04, 08:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,536
Posted By BradM

My 4 year old son insists on calling his bike his...

My 4 year old son insists on calling his bike his "quad-cycle" because it has 4 wheels if you count the training wheels. I call my bike "The Beater" because I anticipate Santa (OK, me) giving me a...
12-09-04, 08:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,066
Posted By BradM

Or better yet a rocket launcher :mad: But...

Or better yet a rocket launcher :mad:

But seriousely, good luck in your recovery.
12-09-04, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By BradM

Great ride (in the rain)!

Just wanted to share. Couldn't decide whether to ride outdoors today. Not really cold (low 60's) but rainy and windy. I'm still a pseudo-newb (just returned to biking after a 8 year break from...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-04, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By BradM

I've got a circa 1991 Miele. It's not only my...

I've got a circa 1991 Miele. It's not only my beater - it's my only bike!! :cry:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-04, 05:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,419
Posted By BradM

Have you tried gel inserted bike shorts? They've...

Have you tried gel inserted bike shorts? They've got a gel pad in the chamoise and they've definately made a difference for me. Not sure if your lbs would have them. I got mine from performance...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-04, 10:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,296
Posted By BradM

Started riding at the end of July. Only about...

Started riding at the end of July. Only about 300 miles on the odometer, but I was out of the country all of August & October (rode a stationary trainer). I ride about 25 miles a day 5x per week,...
11-13-04, 07:17 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,879
Posted By BradM

I live in VA Beach and have a buddy in...

I live in VA Beach and have a buddy in Williamsburg area. Anybody between VA Beach and Raliegh?...........
11-13-04, 05:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,475
Posted By BradM

Couldn't agree more. What many couch potatoes...

Couldn't agree more. What many couch potatoes don't realize is that with regular endurance exercise you lose much of your craving for food. I know because I was that couch potatoe a year ago. Went...
Forum: Foo
11-08-04, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By BradM

I totally agree w/ the major on this one. Even...

I totally agree w/ the major on this one. Even on streets/roads w/ little vehicular traffic it seems quite risky.

When I'm OFF the bike I listen to an iPod mini & I love it! It's got the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-04, 01:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By BradM

Zapp & Muncher Thanks for the replies. In...

Zapp & Muncher

Thanks for the replies. In fact thanks to all who've replied. I think in the end I'll probably end up buying in person vice the net. The arguments for a LBS (or Performance...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-04, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By BradM

forum rider Thanks for the tip. Is this the...

forum rider

Thanks for the tip. Is this the same company as the Performance Bike I've been buying clothes, etc. on the net? I didn't realize Perf had retail locations. Is their bike selection...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-04, 07:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By BradM

Thanks for all the advice. Good point about the...

Thanks for all the advice. Good point about the right fit. I had been pondering that when thinking about the on line bike. Frankly I have no idea what size bike I should buy and at my experience...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-04, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By BradM

Advice for buying a bike

I just started riding again (road bike) after 10 years off the bike. So far I've been riding for fitness but I'm pondering a few entry level races next year. Let's just say that the bike I ride on...
Forum: Introductions
11-06-04, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By BradM

Hello from Virginia Beach, VA

Hello all

I've just started riding again & stumbled across this site while surfing the web. Glad to be aboard!

BradM
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