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Forum: Touring
02-19-14, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By superjim

Converting my (budget) roadie into a tourer

I've been keen to try bicycle touring for a while now and although its february and still too cold in scotland to get out yet, i'm already thinking ahead to spring and want to be ready for the first...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-13, 04:23 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,559
Posted By superjim

Seems like a quick group to attempt your first...

Seems like a quick group to attempt your first group ride in. I would recommend looking for a smaller development ride that is geared toward people new to group riding. Learning how to sit on...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-12, 09:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,844
Posted By superjim

Ive used this one many times and its very stable...

Ive used this one many times and its very stable and has a good range of resistance. Ive seen a few pro teams use it in their warm ups as well which is obviously a good sign...
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-12, 04:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By superjim

I'm fairly confident the gold trim was for being...

I'm fairly confident the gold trim was for being the Olympic Road Race Champion.

He's also worn gold helmets and had gold fixings on his bike for the past 4 years.

Hopefully Mark Cavandish will...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-11, 04:22 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 8,698
Posted By superjim

fify.

fify.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-11, 03:26 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,983
Posted By superjim

I can definitely do the first two. Definitely.

I can definitely do the first two. Definitely.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-11, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 73,418
Posted By superjim

Of course it will be hard but don't forget that...

Of course it will be hard but don't forget that Eric Zabel won his first green jersey at 26 (the age Cav is now) and went on to win it in the following 6 consecutive years, so perhaps Cavendish can...
07-13-11, 05:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,215
Posted By superjim

Perhaps big american companies but that probably...

Perhaps big american companies but that probably has more to do with the limited coverage the sport receives in the states "post Lance". There are some very big european companies in the current...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-11, 05:32 AM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 73,418
Posted By superjim

:twitchy: I literally don't know what to...

:twitchy:

I literally don't know what to say...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-11, 04:51 AM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 73,418
Posted By superjim

I see your point now, yes. The tour is viewed as...

I see your point now, yes. The tour is viewed as a great opportunity to showcase the country, of course they want to show it as beautiful and unique wherever they can as its probably their biggest...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-11, 03:26 AM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 73,418
Posted By superjim

@NathanL: Because France isnt part of the western...

@NathanL: Because France isnt part of the western world??!
McDonalds (or Macdo as the french affectionately call it) is massive in France, as it is in the rest of the western world. They are...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-11, 05:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,967
Posted By superjim

I should have said that my point was based solely...

I should have said that my point was based solely on looking at the list on the amazon preview, I haven't read the actual book so wasn't aware of all determining factors in selecting the 100, just...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-11, 04:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,967
Posted By superjim

I looked at that book but as a scotland based...

I looked at that book but as a scotland based cyclist I found it really disappointing. He should have just called it "Best Climbs in England and Wales" (which would have been fine, and the book...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-11, 09:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,959
Posted By superjim

Definately worth it. I have Downward Spiral...

Definately worth it.

I have Downward Spiral and it is brutal, I've tried just listening to music but I seem to put in a heck of a lot more when I'm watching the sufferfest video.

The CTC ones...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-10, 05:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By superjim

First, well done on 600 miles in 7 weeks, thats...

First, well done on 600 miles in 7 weeks, thats good going for someone just starting out. Careful not to overdo it too soon though, I've seen a lot of people get nice expensive bikes, ride every day...
05-24-10, 04:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,110
Posted By superjim

Didnt Big George marry a podium girl? My...

Didnt Big George marry a podium girl? My admiration for him grew immensely on discovering this fact. Hero.

I like the podium girls, its a nice relief after watching several hours of lycra clad...
05-24-10, 01:18 PM
Replies: 939
Views: 44,713
Posted By superjim

Armstrong is as foreign to me as Pantani or...

Armstrong is as foreign to me as Pantani or Ullrich, I don't think Landis is a "wacko" because he has accused Armstrong of doping. I do however think that he has a history of lying on a massive...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-10, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By superjim

I f***ing love riding my bike.

I f***ing love riding my bike.
05-23-10, 02:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,412
Posted By superjim

Its an investigation, they will want to speak to...

Its an investigation, they will want to speak to everyone they can in order to ascertain the facts. "co-operating" with an investigation isnt like being a witness for the prosecution for christ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-10, 12:19 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,941
Posted By superjim

You need to man up. The reason those in the B...

You need to man up. The reason those in the B ride are faster than you is that some of them probably drive two hours to find big mountains to climb, not drive two hours to find an easy flat road.
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05-21-10, 06:49 PM
Replies: 939
Views: 44,713
Posted By superjim

It appears to me that Floyd Landis is a broken...

It appears to me that Floyd Landis is a broken man. At the very bottom of a long and spiralling decent. I feel bad for him in a way, he made some awful decisions (I mean, really bad choices) but it...
02-02-10, 07:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,046
Posted By superjim

I was down one pound for the week. A little...

I was down one pound for the week. A little disappointed as I was out on the trainer every day for at least 60 minutes (pretty intense interval sessions as well). I guess its going to be a long...
01-30-10, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By superjim

Cool, what was the event? Was it part of those...

Cool, what was the event? Was it part of those training camp deals he does?
01-25-10, 05:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,046
Posted By superjim

Hey! Can I join in? My weight today (monday...

Hey! Can I join in?

My weight today (monday 25th jan) is 190lbs

Goal for the week: Cut out the snacks from my diet, drink water instead of sugery drinks/coffee. Generally feel a bit healthier...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-08, 06:22 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,583
Posted By superjim

heh heh nice one, no-one will be able to miss you...

heh heh nice one, no-one will be able to miss you now, not that could have before!

Keep us updated with any developments on the mean-machine, it kind of reminds me of being a kid and making our...
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