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07-15-05, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 997
Posted By iovnow

Only difference Ive noticed is mountain bike...

Only difference Ive noticed is mountain bike helmets seem to have more protection on the back of the head.
07-15-05, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By iovnow

I use some $3 suede/lycra gloves that fit real...

I use some $3 suede/lycra gloves that fit real nice and grip real good. Picked them up at a hardware store. They even have padded knuckles! Granted they are only padded with wads of cotton...
07-11-05, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By iovnow

Go buy some cycling shorts. I picked up some...

Go buy some cycling shorts. I picked up some cheap ones and wear them under my regular shorts when I ride. They save your sit bone! Lately I havent needed to wear them much as I guess I have...
07-11-05, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,397
Posted By iovnow

When I got mine I just rinsed it out. I usually...

When I got mine I just rinsed it out. I usually put a little lemon juice in it for flavor and its also a natural cleaner. Invest in the plastic hanger thingie made by camelbak. It helps a lot to...
07-07-05, 10:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,330
Posted By iovnow

The stitching and materials are excellent. Ive...

The stitching and materials are excellent. Ive been using mine for about a year and notice nothing falling apart on it. Ive fallen backwards onto pointy rocks with my MULE on and it really felt...
07-06-05, 12:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,330
Posted By iovnow

I was about to buy a MULE until I actually saw...

I was about to buy a MULE until I actually saw it. i felt it was too small for me.

I went with the HAWG and couldnt be happier. I like how I can carry tons of gear and still have some room to...
Forum: Commuting
07-05-05, 10:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 617
Posted By iovnow

I quit smoking about 6 months ago. Riding...

I quit smoking about 6 months ago. Riding actually got me to want to quit. The GF only pushed that further. Ive also got asthma so it really hurt my fun while out on the trails.

Great story!
07-03-05, 02:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,910
Posted By iovnow

Get what ever you like. I picked up the vortex...

Get what ever you like. I picked up the vortex shoes and overall I like them. I find I have a tendancy to tighten the velcro part more than the ratchet. Yesterday I was having foot pains during my...
06-22-05, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,509
Posted By iovnow

Same here. Just drain it and dry it after every...

Same here. Just drain it and dry it after every use. Before I got my plastic hanger thingie I wadded up paper towles. The plastic hanger thingie really is a good investment though.
Forum: Commuting
06-17-05, 12:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 956
Posted By iovnow

Ill second that. While it doesnt completely make...

Ill second that. While it doesnt completely make the hurt go away it definately helps a lot.

I wear padded chamois and wear regular shorts over them. Works great. I also noticed the chamois...
06-15-05, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By iovnow

I like mine when up in some trails. I can just...

I like mine when up in some trails. I can just look down and not get smacked in the face by a branch.
11-22-04, 11:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By iovnow

How long has it been since you quit smoking? I...

How long has it been since you quit smoking? I know the many times Ive quit Ive gotten intense cramps.

The water suggestion is excellent. Plus the only time I actually quit smoking for more than...
Forum: Commuting
11-19-04, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 629
Posted By iovnow

Its not really the distances for me...its more...

Its not really the distances for me...its more about not being able to avoid the hiways to get to anywhere else worth going to in the area.
11-19-04, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By iovnow

Prolly 10 years ago back in my Huffy days I had a...

Prolly 10 years ago back in my Huffy days I had a cage that fit on with a C-ring. Never had any problems with it moving around. Maybe check walmart or something for one.
Forum: Commuting
11-19-04, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 629
Posted By iovnow

Thanks for all the suggestions. I definately...

Thanks for all the suggestions. I definately want a rack and panniers so Ill be looking for something that has the eyelets already. If I dont find something by the time I make the move Ill prolly...
11-18-04, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,146
Posted By iovnow

A good pair of non-fogging wrap around glasses or...

A good pair of non-fogging wrap around glasses or goggles should take care of that. If you go with ski goggles make sure they are double paned so they wont fog. There are also anti-fog solutions...
Forum: Commuting
11-18-04, 09:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 629
Posted By iovnow

Want to start commuting!

Starting a new job on the 29th and plan on moving into some apartments early next year which are only 2 miles away. A 1.5 miles away from where Im going to work is where Ill be going to school. ...
Forum: Commuting
11-18-04, 08:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 830
Posted By iovnow

Back in 1982 my parents bought a brand new Toyota...

Back in 1982 my parents bought a brand new Toyota Corolla. I drive it now and its only a few hundred miles away from 150k miles and still going strong! Granted it was in a wreck and didnt get...
Forum: Foo
11-18-04, 08:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 998
Posted By iovnow

My thoughts too. I even looked at it again after...

My thoughts too. I even looked at it again after the shrimp suggestion and still thought spiderman. Then I read your post...
11-16-04, 06:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,847
Posted By iovnow

OMG I love cows!

OMG I love cows!
11-16-04, 06:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,369
Posted By iovnow

Ive been seriously chowing down on apples,...

Ive been seriously chowing down on apples, oranges, and pears lately. Im no health food fanatic but fruits have been really appealing to me. Maybe its my body telling me I need to eat healthier...
11-16-04, 03:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,847
Posted By iovnow

I love Hardees Thick Burgers! I couldnt decide...

I love Hardees Thick Burgers! I couldnt decide what to get for dinner but now I think Ill go to Hardees.

I swore off McDonalds after watching Supersize Me. Funny thing is Hardees has more bad...
11-16-04, 03:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,009
Posted By iovnow

My thoughts exactly. They are excellent at...

My thoughts exactly. They are excellent at removing just about anything. I hear if you use them in the same spot a lot the paint will start to go away. Id imagine in an apartment this wouldnt be a...
11-15-04, 03:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 760
Posted By iovnow

In Huntsville, AL our Greenway is very nice. The...

In Huntsville, AL our Greenway is very nice. The starting location is almost park like then for about 10 miles it runs along a creek and part way near some fields. Often see deer around the cow...
11-15-04, 03:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 797
Posted By iovnow

Thats freakin awsome! Pass me some of that...

Thats freakin awsome! Pass me some of that crack! :beer:
11-15-04, 03:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By iovnow

It could be an older model helmet. I looked at...

It could be an older model helmet. I looked at all the bike helmets on giro.com and didnt see anything in those colors.

I know it confuses me a lot since I cant even find mention of my helmet on...
11-14-04, 02:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By iovnow

Also remember to test ride the bikes.

Also remember to test ride the bikes.
11-14-04, 02:40 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,595
Posted By iovnow

Man Im such a poser. I sit around after...

Man Im such a poser.

I sit around after rides talking with my friends while sitting in the bed of the truck.

I slow down going downhill.

I walk uphill.

I whine about getting out of breath.
11-14-04, 02:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 721
Posted By iovnow

Friend got me to ride with him. Although it hurt...

Friend got me to ride with him. Although it hurt at first it felt good and was great stress relief. Then we went up on the mountain and rode some trails. I had a blast. So I got a good bike and...
11-13-04, 02:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,482
Posted By iovnow

I donno, if your gonna strap her to her pedal you...

I donno, if your gonna strap her to her pedal you might as well get her clipless. I would assume straps would be basket thingies or something similar. Anyways...same idea...

I went from...
11-13-04, 01:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 740
Posted By iovnow

Yea my bike is nicer than my buddies. One of...

Yea my bike is nicer than my buddies. One of them who got his bike prolly 3 weeks before I did is already talking about getting a new one next summer.
11-13-04, 01:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,734
Posted By iovnow

Yea I pretty much carry everything you have...

Yea I pretty much carry everything you have listed plus more in my HAWG. It wouldnt have been an issue if my ride buddy would hurry and get a camelbak so we can split the load.
Forum: Foo
11-13-04, 01:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,289
Posted By iovnow

Yea...take the ticket to court... Your pretty...

Yea...take the ticket to court... Your pretty much gaurunteed to get that one thrown out.
11-12-04, 12:08 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,934
Posted By iovnow

My thoughts exactly. I was thinking more of...

My thoughts exactly. I was thinking more of auction the item after completion and donate that money to a bike related charity. Maybe try to announce whats going on. The more press the event gets...
11-12-04, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,962
Posted By iovnow

What bac said...except it may take a few times...

What bac said...except it may take a few times for that second nature to come. :D
11-11-04, 08:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 779
Posted By iovnow

I figured the key word would be canadian

I figured the key word would be canadian
11-11-04, 08:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,734
Posted By iovnow

Ive had to clean out a little funk in my Camelbak...

Ive had to clean out a little funk in my Camelbak once. Ive only ever put filtered water and ice in it. I suspect its from one of my lazy days when I emptied the camelbak after a ride and didnt...
Forum: Touring
11-11-04, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Posted By iovnow

Check this link out. Lots of cool jackets...some...

Check this link out. Lots of cool jackets...some of which contain solar panels. Very expensive though.
http://www.scottevest.com/
11-11-04, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By iovnow

http://bicycleworks.com is one of the local LBS's...

http://bicycleworks.com is one of the local LBS's here. Notice it too is similar. When I got my new bike about 3 months ago I made a comment to the owner of the LBS about how much I enjoyed his...
11-11-04, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By iovnow

1. Check online. You can find great hotel and...

1. Check online. You can find great hotel and transportation rates. Only site I can remember off the top of my head right now is Orbitz (www.orbitz.com)

2.
Try to hook up with some forum...
11-11-04, 12:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 779
Posted By iovnow

What are they paying for then?

What are they paying for then?
11-11-04, 12:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 779
Posted By iovnow

Going fishing?

Going fishing?
11-11-04, 12:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By iovnow

Im pretty much a newbie and Ive been running some...

Im pretty much a newbie and Ive been running some Shimano M520's SPD pedals with Pearl Izumi Vortex's shoes. Havent noticed any float at all. The pedals have adjustable tension. I found out the...
11-10-04, 02:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,734
Posted By iovnow

I was thinking about getting the Camelbak MULE,...

I was thinking about getting the Camelbak MULE, and a friend of mine has one. I found it was too small for what I wanted to carry. I picked up the Camelbak HAWG. I love the bite valve and capacity...
11-09-04, 10:05 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,429
Posted By iovnow

I really like Balance with Strawberries...

I really like Balance with Strawberries (http://www.malt-o-meal.com/CEREAL25.HTM) made by Malt-O-Meal. I only find it at Wal-Mart. Its one of the bagged cereals so it comes with more cereal and is...
11-09-04, 07:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,583
Posted By iovnow

Whats your age and height? Also remember muscle...

Whats your age and height? Also remember muscle weighs more than fat. I know Ive been losing fat lately but havent really been losing weight... Just keep at it though!
11-09-04, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By iovnow

Oakley makes some ski goggles with a wide...

Oakley makes some ski goggles with a wide periphial vision range. They have interchangable lenses which is good cause if your a mountain biker they will scratch. Also good for different lighting. ...
11-08-04, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,091
Posted By iovnow

no toothpaste is too gritty to be a good grease ...

no toothpaste is too gritty to be a good grease :p
11-07-04, 11:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 808
Posted By iovnow

Im pretty much a newb but I got my '04 Giant...

Im pretty much a newb but I got my '04 Giant Iguana for a little under $600 after tax (on sale). Seems to be solid so far but I havent gotten in any major crashes or done any drops. I think its...
Forum: Commuting
11-07-04, 11:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 829
Posted By iovnow

I noticed they were selling UnderArmour at Dicks...

I noticed they were selling UnderArmour at Dicks Sporting Goods the other day. I didnt look at so I donno prices or anything. Sure they have it online. But its there...
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