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07-07-15, 07:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,888
Posted By The_DK

CAAD 10, whatever the biggest one is. 62? I'm 6'7

CAAD 10, whatever the biggest one is. 62? I'm 6'7
04-21-15, 06:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,642
Posted By The_DK

Would you call fellow cyclists out for bad behavior?

There's a couple guys I see on a near daily basis. they have little regard for their own safety, or for traffic.
A good example - is they will (on the rightmost part of the right turn lane) just go...
02-25-13, 01:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 538
Posted By The_DK

Blue landshark bike, probably stolen and abandoned, on russo rd in folsom.

I didn't have the means to pick it up/call anyone.
it was abandoned on the side of the road. Looks older, but in decent shape.
Suspect it was stolen and dumped.

by russo and blue ravine. On...
02-14-13, 04:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,249
Posted By The_DK

Eating less food. I start by cutting carbs...

Eating less food.

I start by cutting carbs down and increasing fat. I have my best energy levels this way.

Currently I -only- eat carbs after resistance training. And I eat tons of them (300g)...
01-02-13, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By The_DK

/wave

/wave
01-02-13, 05:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,353
Posted By The_DK

A calorie deficit works. No special diet...

A calorie deficit works. No special diet required.

A lot of 'diets' just sneak in a calorie deficit and dress it up.

I did weight watchers too, but it was too severe a calorie deficit for me,...
01-02-13, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 588
Posted By The_DK

Definitely different. But the 400lb guy will...

Definitely different.

But the 400lb guy will require less calories at 200lbs than the 200lb guy does now.
12-26-12, 02:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,334
Posted By The_DK

I plan on gaining weight. I'll be down to 220...

I plan on gaining weight. I'll be down to 220 (1800cals/day only monitoring protein) at the end of first quarter, and hopefully up to a lean 240-250 by year end. (Goal 3300-3800 cals/day, 20 carb,...
12-21-12, 05:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,161
Posted By The_DK

Saw a $25 torn up walmart mountain bike beater...

Saw a $25 torn up walmart mountain bike beater with a brand new selle italia road bike seat the other day. Had me wondering.
09-27-12, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 509
Posted By The_DK

dunno. a coke zero satisfies my sweet tooth.

dunno. a coke zero satisfies my sweet tooth.
09-26-12, 10:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 509
Posted By The_DK

Some people are sensitive to them, most people...

Some people are sensitive to them, most people are not. Aspartame is one of the most studied chemicals around. There really isn't any evidence that it is harmful in anyway to humans at the level we...
09-22-12, 10:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,283
Posted By The_DK

yeah, water, glycogen, etc.

yeah, water, glycogen, etc.
09-21-12, 09:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,332
Posted By The_DK

Forgive me for saying this, but I don't...

Forgive me for saying this, but I don't understand why he should bribe someone that missed a deadline?
09-19-12, 04:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 891
Posted By The_DK

Sorry guys, I'll probably give myself another...

Sorry guys, I'll probably give myself another chance to like it when the weather gets better before I decide for sure.
09-17-12, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 596
Posted By The_DK

it looks like it brakes on the tires themselves.

it looks like it brakes on the tires themselves.
09-15-12, 01:27 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,644
Posted By The_DK

They had one in a popular high-traffic strip mall...

They had one in a popular high-traffic strip mall here, but it went out of business before I got a chance to try it :(
09-13-12, 09:33 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,644
Posted By The_DK

must vary by location... didnt' care for 5 guys...

must vary by location... didnt' care for 5 guys at all. Red robin is very meaty and pretty good. Just had one.

fudruckers is really nasty

but man, Smash is where it's at!!!
09-13-12, 06:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,644
Posted By The_DK

that steakhouse burger was bomb... I'd eat it...

that steakhouse burger was bomb... I'd eat it 3-4x a week. Then they discontinued it
09-13-12, 03:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 891
Posted By The_DK

More than 1 wheelset. Maybe I just don't know how...

More than 1 wheelset. Maybe I just don't know how to properly brake a road bike from the hoods. Stranger things have happened. I'd be happy if it was as good as whatever kind of v-brakes are on my...
09-13-12, 02:35 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,644
Posted By The_DK

Red Robin... mmm. They always hook me up on fries...

Red Robin... mmm. They always hook me up on fries on the to-go order. I think I got a couple pounds of them last time LOL.
09-13-12, 01:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 891
Posted By The_DK

Huh. I have 105 levers, ultegra brakes. ...

Huh. I have 105 levers, ultegra brakes.

Hands on hoods, a stop from 20mph takes me around... probably 25 feet. I haven't measured it. Feels like 25.

I have above average grip strength, too.
09-13-12, 12:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 891
Posted By The_DK

I originally had tektros, and put salmon pads on,...

I originally had tektros, and put salmon pads on, which made it POSSIBLE to stop the bike. Then i swapped to ultegra using the ultegra pads, and it stops OK.


Wheels are true. Pads are about the...
09-13-12, 10:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 891
Posted By The_DK

I didn't. Shows how smart I am. Thanks a bunch.

I didn't. Shows how smart I am. Thanks a bunch.
09-13-12, 10:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 891
Posted By The_DK

It just doesn't stop with the confidence that my...

It just doesn't stop with the confidence that my hybrid does. It pretty much didn't stop at all with the stock tektro brakes LOL.

I bought it because the handling was so much nicer, and I thought...
09-13-12, 10:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 891
Posted By The_DK

Thanks guys. The bike has like 200 miles on it. I...

Thanks guys. The bike has like 200 miles on it. I put on ultegra brakes, cassette, nice pedals and computer and such.
09-13-12, 08:55 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,644
Posted By The_DK

I love saturated fat. When combined with...

I love saturated fat. When combined with resistance training, it can result in elevated testosterone levels.

Of course, if you're a lagomorph, sat fat is bad for your cholesterol.

And the jury...
09-13-12, 08:30 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,644
Posted By The_DK

I just ditch the bun and turn it into a healthy,...

I just ditch the bun and turn it into a healthy, fatty-meaty meal. Mmmm.

We got a place called Smash

I get the big burger, with sauteed+raw onions, blue and swiss cheese and chipotle sauce. SO...
09-13-12, 07:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 891
Posted By The_DK

Any advice for selling a bike?

I keep pouring money into my CAAD 10 and not riding it (done a couple ugprades). Problem is, it's a 63cm. I don't really know what to do or how much to expect out of it.

I just don't like riding a...
09-07-12, 06:30 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,678
Posted By The_DK

Probably because all those horrible things are,...

Probably because all those horrible things are, more or less, made up by alarmists drawing from conjecture or false correlations-- and not backed by any clinical study.
Forum: Foo
09-06-12, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By The_DK

Pain is better than boredom.

Pain is better than boredom.
09-04-12, 04:40 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,678
Posted By The_DK

Nah. Gluten is what messes me up.

Nah. Gluten is what messes me up.
09-04-12, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By The_DK

rad bike!

rad bike!
Forum: Foo
09-04-12, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By The_DK

Fake cell phone accessories and DVDs are not...

Fake cell phone accessories and DVDs are not uncommon on the Amazon marketplace.
I buy collectible cards too, so I'm always checking those when they come in.
09-04-12, 06:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,366
Posted By The_DK

I used to do a compound weight lifting program. I...

I used to do a compound weight lifting program. I hurt my back though.
so I stopped at 230 deadlift / 190 squat, --never really got into the heavy stuff.

Did Thai Boxing for a while, but the...
09-04-12, 06:37 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,678
Posted By The_DK

I love diet soda! Coke Zero is great, I like it...

I love diet soda! Coke Zero is great, I like it more than regular coke (it's weird from the fountain, though.)
Dr. Pepper from a fountain is my second favorite.
Diet Mtn Dew... I drink about half...
Forum: Foo
09-01-12, 06:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 819
Posted By The_DK

Where's my pirates and global warming graph when...

Where's my pirates and global warming graph when I need it?
Forum: Foo
09-01-12, 04:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,000
Posted By The_DK

I always wash mine with a little soap and a...

I always wash mine with a little soap and a brush, otherwise they look/smell gross. How do you clean them otherwisE?
Forum: Foo
09-01-12, 04:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 819
Posted By The_DK

you mean like aspartame? aspartame doesn't turn...

you mean like aspartame? aspartame doesn't turn into fat. Sugar doesn't automatically turn into fat either, unless you're eating too much of it. But so do other carbohydrates and protein.
Forum: Foo
09-01-12, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By The_DK

Hmn, if it was dirty, it would certainly think...

Hmn, if it was dirty, it would certainly think there's a lot less light than there actually is. I'm not sure if the metering is done in the CCD or if it's another piece entirely. Though this is a...
Forum: Foo
09-01-12, 04:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,000
Posted By The_DK

I agree, 100%. And the wife doesn't mad dog me...

I agree, 100%. And the wife doesn't mad dog me when I scrape it up.
Forum: Foo
09-01-12, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By The_DK

Digital camera problems. Since y'all are awesome photogs, maybe you can help.

30D, about 6 years old.

Suddenly, it's overexposing everything.
I have to shoot full manual - the little meter at the bottom overestimates light severely. For example, it's at 0, when it's really...
08-31-12, 02:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,562
Posted By The_DK

Amazing photos!

Amazing photos!
08-31-12, 07:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 312
Posted By The_DK

Least expensive full suspension 29er that comes in giant sizes?

I have a bad lower back. I don't know what's wrong with it, and Dr isn't helpful, so I don't want to exacerbate it.

So, I'm not sure if I actually need a full suspension bike. I'd appreciate any...
08-28-12, 12:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,562
Posted By The_DK

That's awesome!! Often daydreamed about mixing...

That's awesome!! Often daydreamed about mixing biking and photography. Would you mind PMing me with some tips on how you get these photos sold?
08-24-12, 02:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,196
Posted By The_DK

Grains. I virtually never eat them now. It's done...

Grains. I virtually never eat them now. It's done all but cure my IBS.
08-24-12, 12:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,218
Posted By The_DK

500-700 under maintenance. So, x-500. ...

500-700 under maintenance.

So, x-500.

In my case, that puts me at about 2200-2400 calories a day.
08-24-12, 12:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,218
Posted By The_DK

I'm dieting. I'm eating about 500-700...

I'm dieting.

I'm eating about 500-700 calories under maintenance... losing about a pound week. Also incorporating compound strength training, and getting stronger.

I am never hungry. I have...
06-11-12, 05:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,090
Posted By The_DK

SPD-SL on the road bike. SPD with recessed cleat...

SPD-SL on the road bike. SPD with recessed cleat shoes on the hybrid.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-12, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18,645
Views: 3,691,897
Posted By The_DK

Replaced my Tektro R580 brakes (with salmon pads)...

Replaced my Tektro R580 brakes (with salmon pads) on my CAAD 10 5 with a pair of Ultegra brakes. The difference is far above what I was hoping for.

Also bough a new pair of mich tires... found...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-12, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By The_DK

I have Tektro R580 with Kool-Stop currently. They...

I have Tektro R580 with Kool-Stop currently. They are pretty awful.
I just want my bike to stop as good as my cheap hybrid with v-brakes.
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