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Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-10, 03:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 236
Posted By biffstephens

Spring Knee

This year I had a few things happen at once and I think it threw me off a bit and I want some opinions about recovering?

First thing was I has my favorite shoes go south on me right when I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-10, 12:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,235
Posted By biffstephens

I think your best bet would be to pick a bike...

I think your best bet would be to pick a bike store and find out what local cycling groups the LBS supports. In my city there is a city wide bike "club" and my LBS offers discounts to members. Join...
02-15-10, 06:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,562
Posted By biffstephens

retest you 60 min and see :)

retest you 60 min and see :)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-10, 12:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,819
Posted By biffstephens

Just bad planning. Next time make the last part...

Just bad planning. Next time make the last part with a tail wind and you won't cry....the hardest part of a century is nutrition. The riding bike part is easy...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-10, 12:28 AM
Replies: 18,868
Views: 3,800,268
Posted By biffstephens

http://images2.teamcyclist.com/products/23263/TC11...

http://images2.teamcyclist.com/products/23263/TC118858_1_tb2.jpg

Picked one up for the Girlfriend today...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-10, 11:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By biffstephens

Campy or Sram OK OK it's a bit different than that but the root is the same...

I run Super Record 11 on my road bike now. I am going to get a TT bike this year. Campy has fallen asleep on TT advancements, I think the bar end shifters were developed like 10 years ago...SRAM is...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-09, 08:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,088
Posted By biffstephens

I have some HED 60 C2's and am really happy with...

I have some HED 60 C2's and am really happy with them.

I use them as a 100% all time wheel as well...I am about ~200lbs as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-09, 12:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,554
Posted By biffstephens

There is Carbon that will support you for sure....

There is Carbon that will support you for sure. 225 is not really heavy...BUT Thomson is the way to go...talk about a worry free seatpost and very light as well...considering.

So..if you want to...
10-14-09, 12:09 AM
Replies: 1,860
Views: 987,618
Posted By biffstephens

Don't worry Scrotze he's in Oklahoma...cost of...

Don't worry Scrotze he's in Oklahoma...cost of living is cheap!!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-09, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By biffstephens

You can do it....just try....10 miles into the...

You can do it....just try....10 miles into the second one your legs will get loose...

The best thing you can do is learn how to recover well....on day two (after a century) ride a bit....more and...
Forum: Foo
10-13-09, 09:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 669
Posted By biffstephens

1280x800

1280x800
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-09, 12:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 801
Posted By biffstephens

I have never had good luck with shoe covers....I...

I have never had good luck with shoe covers....I just went with the winter boots and called it done.
08-25-09, 11:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 987
Posted By biffstephens

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/11895676 ...

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/11895676

33 miles and a 15 min run...the run pained me but it was all still good...
08-25-09, 11:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,926
Posted By biffstephens

LOL That is funny! I was on SSN 596 We...

LOL That is funny!

I was on SSN 596

We had one stationary bike for 120 guys and a row machine...I am sure times have changed..
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-09, 11:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,762
Posted By biffstephens

This happened to me on the 4th of July... :( ...

This happened to me on the 4th of July... :(

I guess I am lucky that I only lost some teeth...

The pic was in the Ambulance on the way...crossing RR tracks...standing up and something got...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-09, 12:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,569
Posted By biffstephens

I am sure they are all very nice bikes....I have...

I am sure they are all very nice bikes....I have own 3 carbon bike and the Look 566 is the latest. All 3 I road and there were huge differences.

I think the 566 is a great bike...I have not...
Forum: Introductions
08-11-09, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By biffstephens

Sweet!!! Nice to have you!

Sweet!!! Nice to have you!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-09, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By biffstephens

I don't have a Powertap head unit but might have...

I don't have a Powertap head unit but might have to borrow one.

I am glad it was 64K....if it was just a bit higher then it would have been harder to spot..
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-09, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By biffstephens

Garmin + Powertap Power spikes

Lately I have been getting these power spikes from my Power tap or Garmin. Not sure where it is coming from but it is really screwing up my data.

This is my ride yesterday...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-09, 09:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,517
Posted By biffstephens

Did you see the state? OK....we have "rolling"...

Did you see the state? OK....we have "rolling" hills here...

:)

Our Tuesday is flat and fast 20+ and the Thur is hilly but still 18 or so...short hills
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-09, 09:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,569
Posted By biffstephens

Usually the differance is weight and...

Usually the differance is weight and looks...everything that looks cool is more expensive. LOL

There might be some functional differances but I am not sure about Shimano...I am a Campy man...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-09, 09:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,569
Posted By biffstephens

I am very happy with my 566... If your...

I am very happy with my 566...

If your looking to spend 3500 start with the 2500 566 and just change some pieces....I changed the bars and stem....

Still looking at seat posts...
07-27-09, 10:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,373
Posted By biffstephens

Versus is great.....but you have to watch...I...

Versus is great.....but you have to watch...I sort of look at it like me watching F-1. The learning curve was high..lol I thought wholy crap!

:)

You'll get there....takes time...read BF and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-09, 10:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,464
Posted By biffstephens

I can't afford a camera because my Assos bib cost...

I can't afford a camera because my Assos bib cost to much!!!

Damit...photo op lost again!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-09, 11:26 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,880
Posted By biffstephens

I have a pair I still wear that is 3 year old. I...

I have a pair I still wear that is 3 year old. I wear the pair that is 2 years old more though. I also wash and dry all my stuff. No hang drying for me....

Plus Assos put the color on there stuff...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-09, 09:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,274
Posted By biffstephens

LOL you are very fast!!

LOL you are very fast!!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-09, 09:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,274
Posted By biffstephens

My 2010 Look 566...a sweet ride so far!!!! ...

My 2010 Look 566...a sweet ride so far!!!!




http://photos-h-0.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs168.snc1/6292_104148776763_804986763_2062703_1569897_n.jpg
07-13-09, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By biffstephens

Sorry I miss read the question Coppi was the...

Sorry I miss read the question Coppi was the first winner and no google needed. I did a bunch of research when I visited last time.
07-13-09, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By biffstephens

Here's how I came up with 79 ...

Here's how I came up with 79

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hors_Categorie

Is it Coppi?
07-13-09, 04:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,136
Posted By biffstephens

I get up about 9...make coffee and eat breakfast...

I get up about 9...make coffee and eat breakfast and wait till about 10 and start watching....skip the commercials. I try to work while it is on as well. So later that night I might watch the recap...
07-13-09, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By biffstephens

I'll say 79

I'll say 79
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-09, 09:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,274
Posted By biffstephens

I get mine TOMORROW...I have been looking at them...

I get mine TOMORROW...I have been looking at them since 2009....this will be a 2010 version. I hear the only differance is a slight differance in the paint. I am getting the White, Red and Carbon...
06-17-09, 11:13 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,859
Posted By biffstephens

I bought a carbon Giant because of there...

I bought a carbon Giant because of there warranty..rode that from 270 to 250....a few years....bought a Kuota....rode it for a few years more....

I am 200 now and am going aluminum....CF is...
06-16-09, 12:36 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 11,226
Posted By biffstephens

439.56 mtd

439.56 mtd
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-09, 07:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,954
Posted By biffstephens

Order online and let people know the...

Order online and let people know the story....they will get it or go out of business...
06-09-09, 11:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,213
Posted By biffstephens

It is a HUGE shoulder...I lived in Tulsa for 5...

It is a HUGE shoulder...I lived in Tulsa for 5 years and did the "bait shop" ride many many times. It can be a busy HWY and it is a HWY...I think the Speed limit is 55...

I don't remember anyone...
06-09-09, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By biffstephens

Nor would you want it to...it's costly and can...

Nor would you want it to...it's costly and can not be easly removed...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-09, 10:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 881
Posted By biffstephens

I hve a few jerseys and t-shirts as well. All...

I hve a few jerseys and t-shirts as well. All there stuff is nice in my opinion but if you keep buying it I will have to stop...lol
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-09, 10:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 283
Posted By biffstephens

Garmin 705 and SL+ Powertap

Today's ride I noticed my Power not zeroing when I coast....if I stop it will zero but coasting gets be about 30 to 60 watts...

In my older Powertap I had a situation where it was reading low and...
06-02-09, 01:14 AM
Replies: 1,860
Views: 987,618
Posted By biffstephens

Last weekend@ Tulsa Tough ...

Last weekend@ Tulsa Tough

http://photos-b-2.ak.fbcdn.net/photos-ak-snc1/v4455/221/103/804986763/n804986763_1806385_4012204.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-09, 09:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,800
Posted By biffstephens

Assos are simply the best in my opinion. I have 2...

Assos are simply the best in my opinion. I have 2 sets of bibs...1 3/4 and 1 full and they are all great....it is a great investment in my opinion...
Forum: Foo
05-17-09, 09:12 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 13,177
Posted By biffstephens

The other day! ...

The other day!

http://photos-e.ak.fbcdn.net/photos-ak-snc1/v2734/221/103/804986763/n804986763_1659740_122867.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-09, 12:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,594
Posted By biffstephens

200 and mine fexs a bit. Not sure I get in to the...

200 and mine fexs a bit. Not sure I get in to the head of the seatpost though. I have been through 5 Toupes. They keep replacing them when I break them. For me it is the most comfortable saddle I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-09, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By biffstephens

My HED Jet C2's are all that and I believe they...

My HED Jet C2's are all that and I believe they are built on the same rim....

I love them!!!! Plus HED is a great company.

Try out you LBS and see if they can get you a better deal on them or...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-09, 12:38 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,676
Posted By biffstephens

Beer' great for recovery and it help me get along...

Beer' great for recovery and it help me get along with other cyclists...

:)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-09, 12:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 897
Posted By biffstephens

I think the 705 even without the GPS is a better...

I think the 705 even without the GPS is a better cycling computer than the Powertap head unit. More weather resistant more available and easier accessible data...far far better!
03-30-09, 05:51 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,051
Posted By biffstephens

I can't think of any worse place than jail to be...

I can't think of any worse place than jail to be wearing my cycling kit....lol Maybe that helped him "work through" some things while he was waiting for his phone call..
03-17-09, 11:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,141
Posted By biffstephens

Great job! BUT 200 is just a number...I...

Great job!

BUT

200 is just a number...I used to think I would be great at 230....I am 190 and just let the needle fall where it falls now...don't let the number dictate you.

Great job...
Forum: Texas
03-17-09, 11:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 903
Posted By biffstephens

I did my first century on my Mtn Bike and it was...

I did my first century on my Mtn Bike and it was HTH....

Go for it!!!
03-05-09, 06:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,290
Posted By biffstephens

I would say any Aluminum wheel made by HED. They...

I would say any Aluminum wheel made by HED. They have Clyde versions as well...28 spoke. I am riding there 24 spoke reg versions at 200 and they are the strongest wheel I have owned.

When I was...
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