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01-04-14, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By prxmid

Did a Backroads week in Umbria. First class...

Did a Backroads week in Umbria. First class accommodations. My only complaint was that the trip was listed as 'moderate'. And everyday we climbed switchbacks for 4 hours straight. Would...
05-21-13, 05:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By prxmid

Great story, keep persevering

Great story, keep persevering
11-03-12, 06:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 744
Posted By prxmid

AWESOME, nothing good comes easy. Makes the...

AWESOME, nothing good comes easy. Makes the reward feel all the better knowing how hard you worked for it
10-13-12, 07:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By prxmid

just gotta root hard for you

just gotta root hard for you
09-21-12, 05:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 830
Posted By prxmid

Congrats, that's really quite an accomplishment....

Congrats, that's really quite an accomplishment. Especially with the knee issues etc. An inspiration to us all
09-01-12, 09:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,415
Posted By prxmid

I always thought it was crazy when people talked...

I always thought it was crazy when people talked about their dogs dying like it was a person. Untill we lost our 15 year old Golden in April. I cried for two days, my wife is still crying.

It's...
07-10-12, 05:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,969
Posted By prxmid

I've been hoping to gradually reduce my workload...

I've been hoping to gradually reduce my workload over the next few years, But have been afraid to start. This thread actually makes retirement sound like fun.

Biggest fear is that you can't put...
06-04-12, 07:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 592
Posted By prxmid

If this is a move for business I'd say your very...

If this is a move for business I'd say your very fortunate. Southern France is fabulous.

If it is a four month move for adventure and exploring, I'm jealous as hell.
05-13-12, 08:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 731
Posted By prxmid

That's a much better story than a fit roadie...

That's a much better story than a fit roadie doing a century
04-18-12, 06:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,108
Posted By prxmid

And the concensus is.......there's no concensus ...

And the concensus is.......there's no concensus

which means it's probably harder to find a bad one than an exceptional one
04-14-12, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By prxmid

First chance to ride this year. 18 nice easy...

First chance to ride this year. 18 nice easy miles on a beautiful morning. Ran into a nice group of riders. Felt like a kid. Therapists would go out of business if people just rode bikes
06-30-11, 05:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,533
Posted By prxmid

If the plumber talked down to you , you wouldn't...

If the plumber talked down to you , you wouldn't take it, why take it from a doctor
05-07-11, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 43,406
Posted By prxmid

hour and a half of tenis, then 9 holes of golf...

hour and a half of tenis, then 9 holes of golf carrying
03-21-11, 06:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By prxmid

bought them last year and have been excited, best...

bought them last year and have been excited, best tire I've ridden
02-03-11, 04:10 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 12,146
Posted By prxmid

A late fall New England afternoon and the smell...

A late fall New England afternoon and the smell of burning leaves in the gutter
10-23-10, 06:28 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,656
Posted By prxmid

These threads are great. When the sedentary...

These threads are great. When the sedentary demon shows up and you think of lots of reasons NOT to get out, threads like this pump up the adrenaline. It's that first step that's tough, the first...
Forum: Commuting
08-21-10, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 852
Posted By prxmid

How about driving half the distance then biking...

How about driving half the distance then biking in, and slowly weening yourself off the drive
08-16-10, 07:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,572
Posted By prxmid

Late comer to this, but I have Ksyrium Equipes on...

Late comer to this, but I have Ksyrium Equipes on my Synapse and have about 4000 miles and never need truing, I'am about 270
Forum: Touring
07-12-10, 06:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By prxmid

we did a week in Umbria, much like cycling in...

we did a week in Umbria, much like cycling in Tuscany but less crowded. Great Etruscan villages and scenery. pretty hilly though
Forum: Touring
07-12-10, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By prxmid

any pics?? would love to see your set-up and...

any pics?? would love to see your set-up and some highlights
Forum: Commuting
04-24-10, 08:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,530
Posted By prxmid

I bought a Fuji Cross frame on ebay and built it...

I bought a Fuji Cross frame on ebay and built it up with Ultegra components. VO Saddle, good seat post and stem and a Caradice Nelson Long flap bag. It was my first build and it turned out really...
Forum: Commuting
04-01-10, 11:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,953
Posted By prxmid

Did he just ask,; or did he make any...

Did he just ask,; or did he make any threatening statements?
Forum: Commuting
03-30-10, 05:41 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,040
Posted By prxmid

The Schwalbe Marathon Plus are indestructable and...

The Schwalbe Marathon Plus are indestructable and the 28's are pretty smooth riding. They are heavy though, and you feel the weight on the hills.

While I like them, I'd get the Supremes next time
Forum: Touring
03-28-10, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 707
Posted By prxmid

Use to have the CAM Cycle Across Maryland, but...

Use to have the CAM Cycle Across Maryland, but they haven't run it the last few years. One Less Bike said they were thinking of starting it up again
Forum: Commuting
03-28-10, 07:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,750
Posted By prxmid

+1 Bombproof, but heavy

+1 Bombproof, but heavy
Forum: Commuting
03-14-10, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By prxmid

Flat, few cars, MUP, residential roads, bike...

Flat, few cars, MUP, residential roads, bike lanes...Perfect
03-09-10, 07:16 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,853
Posted By prxmid

Last year averaged 13.7 for 1500 miles, went out...

Last year averaged 13.7 for 1500 miles, went out for the first ride of ther year 12 miles-averaged 11.6 Geez
03-08-10, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By prxmid

Nice Pictures. I went out Saturday and Sunday for...

Nice Pictures. I went out Saturday and Sunday for the first two rides of the year. Wow, it's frightening how you lose bike conditioning. I've been on the eliptical and playing tennis all winter. But...
Forum: Commuting
03-07-10, 06:01 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,682
Posted By prxmid

Love my Carradice Nelson Longflap bag ...

Love my Carradice Nelson Longflap bag

Topeak Road Morph

Not yet sure about the Schwalbe Marathon Plus, bombproof but heavy

Don't like the Miracyl mirror, all I see is my arm
03-04-10, 01:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,052
Posted By prxmid

Now that's inspirational

Now that's inspirational
03-04-10, 01:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,087
Posted By prxmid

Amen to that

Amen to that
02-26-10, 05:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,217
Posted By prxmid

If you travel 3500 miles at 25 miles per day...

If you travel 3500 miles at 25 miles per day that's 4.6 months, with rest days thats a five month trip. That's a pretty light daily average. should probably shoot for 40-60.

If you average 12...
02-24-10, 07:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,217
Posted By prxmid

Start with Adventure Cycling, then the touring...

Start with Adventure Cycling, then the touring forum. There are a number of routes, the southern being the shortest, the 'most popular being the AC route from Oregon to I think Yorktown VA, Some...
Forum: Commuting
02-21-10, 09:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,652
Posted By prxmid

End of March to Thanksgiving +/-

End of March to Thanksgiving +/-
Forum: Commuting
02-19-10, 07:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 839
Posted By prxmid

Have you used the DAZER, and does it work?

Have you used the DAZER, and does it work?
02-18-10, 07:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By prxmid

I've had three bike racks. By far the best is...

I've had three bike racks. By far the best is the Saris Bones. Six connection points, down tube strap, won't scratch, easy to set up.

A little pricier but you won't regret it
02-14-10, 07:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,386
Posted By prxmid

You should be proud, more so for losing 86...

You should be proud, more so for losing 86 pounds, that's awesome. Congrats on the century also
02-12-10, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By prxmid

14 flights of stairs is hard work no matter what...

14 flights of stairs is hard work no matter what shape you're in
Forum: Touring
02-10-10, 08:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,083
Posted By prxmid

That is a spectacular adventure. At those...

That is a spectacular adventure. At those altitudes, dehaydration must have been a real concern
Forum: Commuting
02-10-10, 07:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 925
Posted By prxmid

Seems like it fits a hole in your stable, good...

Seems like it fits a hole in your stable, good choice for the situation and you can't beat the price. If nothing else other people will use it when they come to your house, and I bet you end up...
Forum: Touring
02-09-10, 07:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By prxmid

mattbicycle, sounds like you've had some great...

mattbicycle, sounds like you've had some great experiences over there. I go to Macau/ Hong Kong yearly but never to the PRC, would be fascinating
02-09-10, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By prxmid

I have a Synapse also, I believe my SAVE has a...

I have a Synapse also, I believe my SAVE has a slight offset, but if I were to make any changes, I'd switch to a Thompson in a heartbeat
02-06-10, 08:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 532
Posted By prxmid

This is a monster, and it's still coming. Close...

This is a monster, and it's still coming. Close to 30 inches in Annapolis. Oddly something serene about it
02-01-10, 06:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,627
Posted By prxmid

I hate when that happens.

I hate when that happens.
Forum: Commuting
01-25-10, 12:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,559
Posted By prxmid

Thanks much Jeff For the OP, they seem to...

Thanks much Jeff

For the OP, they seem to be the tire of choice for commuters, wuth the Supremes and XR's
Forum: Commuting
01-25-10, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,559
Posted By prxmid

I just got Schwalbe Marathon Plus for my commuter...

I just got Schwalbe Marathon Plus for my commuter build. They are supposedly bombproof, and from what I read are the ultimate commuter tire.

Don't want to steal the thread but I'm planning a 5...
01-23-10, 07:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,492
Posted By prxmid

Something tied to the moon or sun would be nice...

Something tied to the moon or sun would be nice i.e. " If thy birthday falls in the dead of winter, the birthday ride must be completed within 30 days of the vernal equinox"
01-23-10, 07:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,492
Posted By prxmid

There needs to be an official ruling, I say. I...

There needs to be an official ruling, I say. I crave order. Other than that it's just a long ride
01-22-10, 12:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,241
Posted By prxmid

[QUOTE=Robert Foster;10302941] . Do you ever...

[QUOTE=Robert Foster;10302941]
. Do you ever see paradise described as cold, wet or freezing?
QUOTE]

Been to Aspen lately
01-22-10, 12:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,492
Posted By prxmid

Mines February 25th, so what is the "Official...

Mines February 25th, so what is the "Official Birthday Ride Consortiums" policy on making it an official ride if one's birthday occurs in the dead of winter
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