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10-28-09, 10:55 AM
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Posted By ericcox

A quick training question. Due to time...

A quick training question. Due to time constraints of various nature, as I've mentioned in another thread, I am running more than I am riding lately. Most of my runs are at a higher heart rate than...
10-13-09, 01:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 988
Posted By ericcox

North TX of late is more like the pacific...

North TX of late is more like the pacific northwest anyway. A cross race in these parts this week (or the whole month of October so far) would be a muddy affair. Hell, some of my road riding lately...
10-07-09, 10:02 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 10,809
Posted By ericcox

I've not known cyclist who doped -- never been...

I've not known cyclist who doped -- never been good enough for it to be a concern, but had some friends in college who did several cycles for no reason other than vanity. They were trying to bulk up...
10-02-09, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By ericcox

http://z.about.com/d/cats/1/0/A/3/3/RandyJackson35...

http://z.about.com/d/cats/1/0/A/3/3/RandyJackson352x400.jpg
10-02-09, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By ericcox

Holy crap. That forum is terrible.

Holy crap. That forum is terrible.
10-02-09, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By ericcox

^^^nah, I'll keep reading the rantings on the ol'...

^^^nah, I'll keep reading the rantings on the ol' 33. This is just a phase. I'll grow out of it ;-)
10-02-09, 01:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,471
Posted By ericcox

Just make sure to pack your bag of excuses. ...

Just make sure to pack your bag of excuses. That's what I do.
10-02-09, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By ericcox

They haven't -- never bought spokes.

They haven't -- never bought spokes.
10-02-09, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By ericcox

It is amazing the little things that soak up...

It is amazing the little things that soak up time. Forgot to mention the new commitment to T-Ball. Which is awesome. Much better use of my time than either running or riding. Running while the...
10-02-09, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By ericcox

well that's it

I've long since stopped being an even somewhat regular poster at BF, though I was still riding my bike a fair amount. Last spring and into the summer I had some of the best on-the-bike form I've had...
09-21-09, 09:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,502
Posted By ericcox

I considered the same thing, but it would be a...

I considered the same thing, but it would be a violation of copyright restrictions (and would get me in trouble with our library folks if they caught on to it).
09-20-09, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By ericcox

From a quick read, it seems like bad writing. ...

From a quick read, it seems like bad writing. Maybe the test was before the race, but results weren't known until later?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-09, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By ericcox

I say the addict with plenty of spacers in...

I say the addict with plenty of spacers in reserve. You can add spacers (as long as you leave enough steerer tube), but someone who prefers an agressive fit likely wouldn't be happy on the CR1...
09-14-09, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By ericcox

I wish I'd seen this post earlier. I did...

I wish I'd seen this post earlier. I did something similar a few years ago. I rented from ProCyclery and did the Red Rocks loop. far better use of my money than the alternative plan. It was much...
09-09-09, 11:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,763
Posted By ericcox

And in many places in TX, you can get Dublin Dr....

And in many places in TX, you can get Dublin Dr. Pepper (Dublin, TX, that is), still made with cane sugar. Available in bottles and cans. Sadly, my kids don't like it. They prefer HFCS.
08-31-09, 08:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,272
Posted By ericcox

Well I guess if you're in to that kind of thing...

Well I guess if you're in to that kind of thing it's kind of good looking.:innocent:

I am in N. TX, so I can be there for the garage sale.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-09, 02:13 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-09, 02:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,187
Posted By ericcox

Yep -- http://www.velonews.com/article/95099. ...

Yep -- http://www.velonews.com/article/95099.

A learning thing -- from the article, the chainring was changed just before the start, and the computer wasn't set up for it.
08-12-09, 08:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,242
Posted By ericcox

My local dealer just added Salsa. Hmmmm.

My local dealer just added Salsa. Hmmmm.
08-11-09, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By ericcox

the main problem with TX's mountains is that...

the main problem with TX's mountains is that they're so damn far away...
08-11-09, 05:20 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,120
Posted By ericcox

For you Texans, give Rahr a try. Some good...

For you Texans, give Rahr a try. Some good stuff.

I'm partial to St. Arnold's as well, mainly b/c once upon a time in a former life, my Dad's company and, therefore, a younger version of me...
08-10-09, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By ericcox

8lbs of water lost? Made the last climb that...

8lbs of water lost? Made the last climb that much easier, right? :D
08-09-09, 08:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,120
Posted By ericcox

bien hecho

bien hecho
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-09, 12:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,311
Posted By ericcox

Score another for the red. I prefer the float. ...

Score another for the red. I prefer the float. I'm ok with the greys, though. I can't do no float.
08-06-09, 09:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,041
Posted By ericcox

The HQ is amazing. All of the artwork is staying...

The HQ is amazing. All of the artwork is staying in place for the Community College. It's going to be a hell of a campus.
08-06-09, 11:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,041
Posted By ericcox

When we saw the report on the local news, my...

When we saw the report on the local news, my wife's reaction was to start singing "Love Shack."
08-06-09, 11:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,041
Posted By ericcox

"the Shack" has been having some trouble for a...

"the Shack" has been having some trouble for a few years now. Its new HQ was recently sold (http://www.star-telegram.com/804/story/722076.html) to a community college, though the Shack will continue...
08-03-09, 01:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,883
Posted By ericcox

Richard Pryor on catching on fire....

Richard Pryor on catching on fire. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KjMe_TyB0y8)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-09, 10:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 901
Posted By ericcox

Edge is better if cycling is all you do;...

Edge is better if cycling is all you do; forerunner is great for crossover duty. The forerunner display is more than sufficient on the bike compared to many other bike computers. It is also cheaper...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-09, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By ericcox

On the tread issue, see the late, great Sheldon...

On the tread issue, see the late, great Sheldon Brown's explanation: http://www.sheldonbrown.com/tires.html#tread
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-09, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By ericcox

I ride Rubino Pro Slicks and love them. I've had...

I ride Rubino Pro Slicks and love them. I've had no handling issues, and I push them rather hard at times. In my experience, they are also pretty puncture resistant. In general, on bicycle tires,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-09, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 564
Posted By ericcox

Basically, I'll second SemperFi. It will take...

Basically, I'll second SemperFi. It will take some time, but your base fitness should help.

In terms of money, it depends on where you are racing, if you advance to upper categories (Cat 4 and...
07-30-09, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 106,881
Posted By ericcox

Dare I say it? /Thread. Yeah, right.

Dare I say it?

/Thread.

Yeah, right.
07-30-09, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 106,881
Posted By ericcox

I had read the multiple driver thing as a...

I had read the multiple driver thing as a possibility. Whomever they are using, he (they) is good.

And some say he never blinks, and that he roams around the woods at night foraging for...
07-30-09, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 106,881
Posted By ericcox

Some say the he is scared of bells and that his...

Some say the he is scared of bells and that his politics are terrifying...
07-30-09, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 106,881
Posted By ericcox

Michael Shumacher is the Stig?! I just read that...

Michael Shumacher is the Stig?! I just read that on the interweb. I'll leap on that rumor. Does this have anything to do with WR's vicious Road ID rumor?
07-30-09, 09:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,184
Posted By ericcox

My road ID caused me to drop my chain this...

My road ID caused me to drop my chain this morning. More amazing is that I neither own a road ID nor rode my bike this morning. Road ID's power must be stopped!

Oh, and Levi doesn't win next...
07-29-09, 08:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,184
Posted By ericcox

I second Waterrocekts. Hey, I read somewhere...

I second Waterrocekts. Hey, I read somewhere that Road ID broke Levi's wrist. I heard it on the interwebs, so it must be true.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-09, 12:17 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,786
Posted By ericcox

shadenfreude. Yes, it's juvenile. But as a...

shadenfreude. Yes, it's juvenile. But as a longtime Shimano rider, there it is.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-09, 10:48 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,786
Posted By ericcox

I don't know about the EU not letting Shimano buy...

I don't know about the EU not letting Shimano buy Campagnolo. What's the market penetration of SRAM? If it's high enough compared to what Shimano vs. Campagnolo alone was a few years ago, it could...
07-28-09, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 106,881
Posted By ericcox

http://www.wisemouseboy.com/gallery2/d/3790-2/inte...

http://www.wisemouseboy.com/gallery2/d/3790-2/internet_serious_business_framed.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-09, 10:07 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,786
Posted By ericcox

I thought FSA was Taiwanese, not Japanese. Happy...

I thought FSA was Taiwanese, not Japanese. Happy to be corrected.
Forum: Foo
07-28-09, 10:05 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,788
Posted By ericcox

You're an ******* the same way that Sam is a...

You're an ******* the same way that Sam is a vicious attack dog.
07-27-09, 09:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,160
Posted By ericcox

Nice looking helmet. Puts my new Rudy Project to...

Nice looking helmet. Puts my new Rudy Project to shame. I'll go sulk now. Bastard.
07-27-09, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 106,881
Posted By ericcox

http://www.downfallguild.org/files/images/Internet...

http://www.downfallguild.org/files/images/Internet_argument.jpg
07-27-09, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 106,881
Posted By ericcox

+1 -- and that first GT was a little luck -- I...

+1 -- and that first GT was a little luck -- I don't think JB planned the whole Rasmussen getting booted from the Tour strategy. Unless he did, in which case he's brilliant.
07-27-09, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 106,881
Posted By ericcox

Armstrong and Bruyneel found each other at the...

Armstrong and Bruyneel found each other at the right time. LA's ability to win all 3 individual time trials and climb better than all rivals certainly helped Bruyneel's "tactics."

Mountains,...
07-27-09, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 106,881
Posted By ericcox

I still think AC was remarkably reserved. Too...

I still think AC was remarkably reserved. Too lazy to quote from above, but here's a guy who wins he TdF, gets denied a return engagement, so wins the other two Grand Tours in the same year and has...
07-26-09, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 106,881
Posted By ericcox

Maybe it makes me a fan boy, but two of the most...

Maybe it makes me a fan boy, but two of the most unexpected tour stages I watched (on the old ESPN summary coverage!), were Lance's prologue win in '99 and his victory up Sestriere. Bicycling,...
07-26-09, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 106,881
Posted By ericcox

I heard that as well. None of those network guys...

I heard that as well. None of those network guys who hasn't serioulsy ridden a bike can fathom the difficulty of the tour. I can't fathom it. It's such a step beyond my piddling around that it's...
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