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Posted By mocella

ditto

ditto
Forum: Texas
09-30-09, 01:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,122
Posted By mocella

Planning to race Friday and Saturday.

Planning to race Friday and Saturday.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-09, 03:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,422
Posted By mocella

I have the same issue with my LG jerseys, as do...

I have the same issue with my LG jerseys, as do countless other riders I see with LG stuff.

My Hincapie jersey is in great shape, but the fit is awful - nothing like the fit kits we received (I...
Forum: Texas
09-25-09, 11:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,122
Posted By mocella

Here's the complete list of the race formats for...

Here's the complete list of the race formats for the fall series: http://www.superdrome.com/2009/2009_FMS_Formats.htm

(tonight being Format 1 as pointed out above)
Forum: Texas
09-24-09, 04:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,122
Posted By mocella

No, since the track is on the community college...

No, since the track is on the community college property, alcohol isn't allowed. I have seen people in the stands drinking from insulated bottles though - probably just left over Cytomax from their...
Forum: Texas
09-23-09, 02:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,122
Posted By mocella

Love the endurance series - although some of the...

Love the endurance series - although some of the formats sound like absolute misery (90 lappers, etc).

See you out there.
Forum: Texas
09-17-09, 05:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By mocella

Some of the races do 83 miles, but I think the...

Some of the races do 83 miles, but I think the rally offers up to the metric-century option. If you compare the tour map to the race map, you'll see green-route goes North from Wolfe City, but the...
Forum: Texas
09-16-09, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By mocella

I'm also in on the wheel-truck parade.

I'm also in on the wheel-truck parade.
Replies: 18
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Posted By mocella

Agree with formerbrit - interesting. I wasn't...

Agree with formerbrit - interesting. I wasn't sure why all the hate for FSA track cranks.
Replies: 18
Views: 2,234
Posted By mocella

I'm still surprised I haven't seen any of the...

I'm still surprised I haven't seen any of the newer Track Pros at the track. I considered them when I was looking at the Felts, but Fuji just couldn't give a delivery date. I guess everyone else...
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Views: 818
Posted By mocella

Come on out this Friday - the fall series starts...

Come on out this Friday - the fall series starts this week and runs for 8 weeks, I believe.
Forum: Great Lakes
08-25-09, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 36,783
Posted By mocella

A can of Halt! for the dog, and a frame-pump for...

A can of Halt! for the dog, and a frame-pump for the owner?

Side-note: I so need to hit this ride the next time I'm visiting my family. Lots of the same roads I used to ride to from Palatine...
Forum: Texas
08-19-09, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 678
Posted By mocella

Planning on it. Last year was good, even...

Planning on it.

Last year was good, even with a few logistical issues (not enough lights on some stretches) but it was overall a great time. Turn 4 proved to be iffy on the last few laps and I...
Forum: Texas
08-14-09, 02:49 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 8,175
Posted By mocella

This is exactly why I don't support the in-town...

This is exactly why I don't support the in-town hotels - pure extortion, 'cause they can. We had a room up in Burkburnett last year, and paid for/used one night in a brand new hotel that had...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-09, 04:43 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 10,086
Posted By mocella

You speak the truth. I've got a trip to the...

You speak the truth. I've got a trip to the Montrose/Durango area next month and already have the brew-pubs in each stop in our tour mapped out. Can't wait to get some good IPAs -all the stand-by...
Forum: Texas
07-12-09, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 964
Posted By mocella

I hear what you're saying, but at least in my...

I hear what you're saying, but at least in my case, I drink plenty of water all day, every day - I don't wait till Friday to start loading fluids before longer weekend rides like a few people I know....
Forum: Texas
07-12-09, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 964
Posted By mocella

With this heat, if I do a 60+ mile ride, I've...

With this heat, if I do a 60+ mile ride, I've been dropping about 4 pounds during a ride. I'm pushing as much fluid as I can deal with - about a 24oz bottle/hour and can't imagine trying to drink...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-09, 08:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,188
Posted By mocella

+1

+1
Forum: Texas
07-02-09, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By mocella

Safe Passing Bill karma?

Safe Passing Bill karma?
Forum: Texas
06-30-09, 04:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,363
Posted By mocella

Cleat adjustments will be done with the fitting -...

Cleat adjustments will be done with the fitting - the first thing they did, as I recall. As far as all the accessories, etc you "need", you're on your own there.......
Forum: Texas
06-12-09, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,201
Posted By mocella

Exactly why I've tried to stick to the...

Exactly why I've tried to stick to the ignorance-is-bliss approach to bibs/shorts. I haven't gone past the $130 range in my search for my favorite shorts, and of the various brands I've tried, the...
Forum: Great Lakes
06-10-09, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By mocella

I'm also looking for any info on rides in the NW...

I'm also looking for any info on rides in the NW suburbs in the next week or two.

Does the Harper ride have any longer options, or are there any rides in that general area Palatine/Lake...
Forum: Texas
05-19-09, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By mocella

I'll be at the White Rock Lake ride tomorrow.

I'll be at the White Rock Lake ride tomorrow.
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Posted By mocella

I run about the same size for my track (54TT) and...

I run about the same size for my track (54TT) and road (54.5TT) bikes. I know a few that run a slightly smaller bike for the track (56TT road to 54TT track). Probably a matter of personal preference...
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Views: 9,506
Posted By mocella

I'd go with the Felt, but I'm also biased as I...

I'd go with the Felt, but I'm also biased as I have the '09 TK2. The Felt seems to be the bike of choice at the Superdrome as I've seen probably a dozen '09s out there so far this year.

Not to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-09, 12:11 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,097
Posted By mocella

+1 - exactly how it started with my card, but I...

+1 - exactly how it started with my card, but I think there was also a $1 Napster charge on there as well.
Forum: Texas
04-18-09, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 428
Posted By mocella

They ended up canceling the races yesterday...

They ended up canceling the races yesterday (didn't see your post until now). Check txbra.org for updates on the Velodrome calendar when the weather is iffy.
Forum: Texas
04-10-09, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By mocella

The calendar is up (sort of), and the first...

The calendar is up (sort of), and the first development class should be happening this Saturday April 10th. Friday night races begin this week as well.

You can count on some more development...
Forum: Texas
04-10-09, 05:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,475
Posted By mocella

No fair, nobody bothered to warn me about this...

No fair, nobody bothered to warn me about this and I moved in August during a 3 week stretch of 100+ degree days, including the day we unloaded the 26 foot moving truck at 2PM.

I think the first...
Forum: Texas
04-04-09, 05:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By mocella

I'd be interested in something like this, but...

I'd be interested in something like this, but don't have the time this weekend. If you're planning to do this again soon, let me know.
04-01-09, 05:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,036
Posted By mocella

+1 - Crits, Track, and maybe the odd 4-6-mile...

+1 - Crits, Track, and maybe the odd 4-6-mile looped course road-race like Lago Vista (for the TX racers) - since they run several fields on the course at a time, so there's something to watch every...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-09, 05:19 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 13,662
Posted By mocella

I think the overall theme with this thread isn't...

I think the overall theme with this thread isn't to trash the actual merchants, but rather to make others aware that many of us have had issues with our cards soon after ordering from the popular UK...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-09, 11:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,496
Posted By mocella

Did you try asking FedEx to do a hold/drop-off at...

Did you try asking FedEx to do a hold/drop-off at a FedEx/Kinkos location? I've actually shipped packages to "myself" for pickup at these locations in the past - just specify your name and their...
Forum: Texas
03-24-09, 02:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,475
Posted By mocella

I thought we were keeping that a secret.....I'm...

I thought we were keeping that a secret.....I'm hoping to get out there tomorrow or Thursday to check out the new boards.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-09, 03:22 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 13,662
Posted By mocella

Sounds probable - my buddy just had the same...

Sounds probable - my buddy just had the same issue with his card soon after a wiggle purchase (otherwise just his normal pattern of use as previously). In his case, someone bought a roundtrip ticket...
Forum: Texas
03-23-09, 03:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,475
Posted By mocella

There, fixed your post for you. Seriously,...

There, fixed your post for you.

Seriously, it's year round cycling in DFW, just need to do some layering, which you'll figure out quickly enough. I had just under 600 miles/month in both...
03-09-09, 06:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 996
Posted By mocella

I'm not positive what happened, you might be...

I'm not positive what happened, you might be right about his pedal hitting the scooter, but the rider was on the yellow-line - maybe he freaked out when he realized the scooter was inches from him. ...
03-08-09, 07:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 996
Posted By mocella

+1 on the squirrel factor. I was out there as...

+1 on the squirrel factor. I was out there as well - sitting at the back of the pack before that crash, too. I had a bad vibe from that group the entire day, and knew I had no chance of placing, so...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-09, 06:15 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 13,662
Posted By mocella

+1 - same just happened to my card. That I know...

+1 - same just happened to my card. That I know of, a $1 charge for both Napster and iTunes (I haven't gotten the itemized transaction list yet, and my wife was the one that talked to the card to...
03-02-09, 07:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,554
Posted By mocella

I ended up being victimized by a downhill...

I ended up being victimized by a downhill squirrel in the Sunday men's 4/5 race. Just before the 200m line (about where the women's crash pics above were taken actually), there's a bit of a downhill...
Forum: Texas
02-27-09, 10:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,270
Posted By mocella

Sorry I couldn't make Wednesday - I had some...

Sorry I couldn't make Wednesday - I had some items to clear before the Lago weekend. I'm planning to be out there next Wednesday evening (since the following weekend is more racing). After that, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-09, 07:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,861
Posted By mocella

Looks like my TK2 needs a new sibling...... ...

Looks like my TK2 needs a new sibling......

Seriously, that's one hot looking bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-09, 08:04 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,106
Posted By mocella

From last year's TX Tough Crit in Dallas: ...

From last year's TX Tough Crit in Dallas:

http://i264.photobucket.com/albums/ii189/mocella/CrashedScottBike.jpg
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Views: 635
Posted By mocella

Check out Ben's (Milwaukee) Cycle - they have...

Check out Ben's (Milwaukee) Cycle - they have tons of track goodies.

If your buddy is in DFW area (I think I've seen you post in the TX forum in the past), he's getting into track at the right...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-09, 02:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,390
Posted By mocella

I had my first GOTFR in quite a while today...

I had my first GOTFR in quite a while today actually - by some hick in a truck traveling in the opposite direction. I gave a friendly wave, but my wife had a different response to the...
Forum: Texas
02-11-09, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 623
Posted By mocella

The loop around Lake Ray Roberts is really nice:...

The loop around Lake Ray Roberts is really nice: http://www.mapmyride.com/ride/united-states/tx/-celina/815315175702 .

The only chip-seal that this route has is on the stretches East of 377, and...
Forum: Texas
02-09-09, 08:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,270
Posted By mocella

Here's a slide-show of the weekend's progress: ...

Here's a slide-show of the weekend's progress:
http://www.willshootphotos.com/TrackDemo/index.html

I was just at the track this evening, and the Sunday crew did a massive amount of work - looks...
Forum: Texas
02-09-09, 12:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,270
Posted By mocella

I was out there Saturday afternoon helping with...

I was out there Saturday afternoon helping with the demo. A few more hands sure would have helped move things along. I think there were about 8 doing the teardown and another 8 on the dremmel/screw...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-09, 10:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 887
Posted By mocella

My latest order (week or so ago) had a note...

My latest order (week or so ago) had a note attached that shipping might be delayed due to the snow in the UK. However, the package had evidently already made it out, and I got it delivered the next...
Forum: Texas
02-04-09, 07:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,270
Posted By mocella

I already confirmed for this Saturday afternoon,...

I already confirmed for this Saturday afternoon, and will do as many Saturday afternoons as my schedule allows. The faster this project gets completed, the faster we all can be back out there racing...
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