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12-09-10, 08:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,285
Posted By Donegal

Been there, done that............My first real...

Been there, done that............My first real crash cost me 1hr45min awake time and 2 years for the head to clear. When it happens, it happens fast. Hang a rear wheel, touch a wheel in a paceline,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-10, 07:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,242
Posted By Donegal

Brooks on Carbon Fiber

Not a problem. I have 2.

I have a Brooks Team Pro on my Aegis Victory, carbon racer. It's a very stiff frame that has a really tight stiff rear triangle. A crit racer had bought the frame for...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-10, 06:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,623
Posted By Donegal

Great Save!!!! Yes you took a chance and almost...

Great Save!!!! Yes you took a chance and almost lost. For some reason, many people cannot look at a situation objectively. It makes no difference whether what you did was legal or not, who cares...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-10, 11:09 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,090
Posted By Donegal

I was in Ottowa, Canada about 15 years ago and...

I was in Ottowa, Canada about 15 years ago and saw a bus with a bike rack on the front. It was a sportworx and had stickers all over it saying "made in USA". I got home, ordered one as a hitch rack...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-10, 11:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 847
Posted By Donegal

Had a set of Dura-Ace rims that would not accept...

Had a set of Dura-Ace rims that would not accept a tight tire. Had to run a limp baloney so we could stretch the bead enough to even mount. I prefer my Conti's and therefore put those rims on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-10, 01:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,853
Posted By Donegal

Gotta be your own hero, PED's and all. I found...

Gotta be your own hero, PED's and all. I found the greatest performance stimulant available and it is not even tested for. There's a Krispy Kreme on the back side of one of my routes. (one jelly...
10-01-10, 07:36 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 25,004
Posted By Donegal

This clown calls someone loudmouths??? PARENTS...

This clown calls someone loudmouths??? PARENTS BEWARE!!!! This is what happens to your children when they are toilet trained with a cattle prod. Nothing but abusive slander out of this loser, If I...
10-01-10, 05:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,279
Posted By Donegal

Easy for the armchair quarterbacks and...

Easy for the armchair quarterbacks and self-proclaimed gurus. Don't forget the haters. Look at the level of testing, highest in sports, period. UCI was professional for a change, tried to figure...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-10, 05:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 17,540
Posted By Donegal

I've ridden a couple Cannondale Frames and they...

I've ridden a couple Cannondale Frames and they are about as bombproof as they come. Stiff, Rigid and run straight under pressure. It's a great company with great bikes. In this ridiculously...
09-27-10, 06:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 793
Posted By Donegal

I can relate. I got back into racquetball this...

I can relate. I got back into racquetball this spring and I got hooked and my bike has spent the last 3 months in the basement on the stand. I just played in a tournament and had the time of my...
09-27-10, 06:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,277
Posted By Donegal

Simple one word answer; Splenda

I am a coffeeholic and will never change. I start every day with a fresh pot, freshly ground and with a smile. I switched to Splenda for awhile a year or so ago. One day I got ready for a ride,...
09-23-10, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,686
Posted By Donegal

Sorry Greg's fanboy, time to climb down off the...

Sorry Greg's fanboy, time to climb down off the soapbox. Your marginal rants are getting rather redundant. Are you a 14 year old with a cellphone and lots of time on your hands. Get a...
09-15-10, 08:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,945
Posted By Donegal

If it's truly a 48, your problem is that the bike...

If it's truly a 48, your problem is that the bike is too small and you have too much weight on the front wheel...............................

The latest trend(fad) is to ride the smaller sloping...
09-14-10, 10:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,047
Posted By Donegal

Do you have any shots from the helicopter or was...

Do you have any shots from the helicopter or was it under the tree cover?

Great job.

I ride with a personal trainer (tri-geek) and the appropriate greeting whenever you pass one of them is...
09-10-10, 08:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,652
Posted By Donegal

I see riders that look like that all the time. ...

I see riders that look like that all the time. Let's not prove that we are self-absorbed nylon clad twits, get over yourselves and laugh at a funny commercial. I personally enjoy quick trip in my...
09-07-10, 06:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,789
Posted By Donegal

We are all in the 50+ forum discussing our...

We are all in the 50+ forum discussing our adventures and how far we have ridden. I told the doctor after my last crash that I only wanted to see him when I was coming out of the ambulance and...
09-07-10, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 839
Posted By Donegal

I started working on bikes purely by necessity. ...

I started working on bikes purely by necessity. I started riding with a personal trainer friend and his cronies. Most of these guys are true athletes and animals when it comes to athletic...
09-05-10, 09:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By Donegal

I have been running a basic Maxis Crossmark UST...

I have been running a basic Maxis Crossmark UST tubeless at about 32 lbs and rarely face washouts. It rolls around the corners well and sticks, if I go it's usually all the way over the edge or I...
09-05-10, 09:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,987
Posted By Donegal

My seat "fizik" creaks under certain loads and...

My seat "fizik" creaks under certain loads and conditions. It's in the seat itself, they flex on the tubing rails. Could have something to do with my big a*&. I hate noises from my bike so I...
09-05-10, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,768
Posted By Donegal

I ride a Cannondale Rush w/Juicy 7's and I have...

I ride a Cannondale Rush w/Juicy 7's and I have added larger rotors for more power. I weigh 175 and I am not easy on brakes. I get a season out of a set of brake pads and that includes a couple...
09-05-10, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 767
Posted By Donegal

First Mountain Bike

I bought a Stumpy for my first mountain bike and now own a Cannondale Rush also. I have converted virtually all of my hardtail friends to full suspension over a period of 10 years. We don't ride...
09-05-10, 07:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,109
Posted By Donegal

Wow..........

Blah, Blah, BlahBlahBlah, Blah Blah. It's amazing how someone rides a few Cat3 round-de-rounds and they declare themselves a world class expert on cycling. This is not a cycling thread, wrong...
08-30-10, 07:31 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,653
Posted By Donegal

New Math

If you read the article posted by patentcad referring to the 31 million, it states that 31 million was paid directly on behalf of cancer patients. For those of you that have never run a business, it...
08-28-10, 04:29 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,369
Posted By Donegal

Totally Objective as usual

Now, now Floyd, take your xanax, librium and valium. Remember, Depression hurts. Keep quoting the tabloids, fiction novels, Le Equipe and other ragsheets. National Enquirer had a great story about...
08-24-10, 09:14 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,664
Posted By Donegal

Another waste of time......................................

I visit the forums once in awhile looking at cycling ideas. And instead what I find is some cheesehead looking to point fingers and badmouth to anyone that will listen. While self-appointed...
08-24-10, 08:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,723
Posted By Donegal

Prayers from us all

Prayers go out from my family to his.
08-21-10, 03:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 759
Posted By Donegal

We all lean a little

Great thread. I was wondering if it was just my fat a#" or if anyone else has seen the same phenomenon. I noticed an uneven wear pattern on every one of my tires, usually the rear since that one...
08-19-10, 06:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,152
Posted By Donegal

I think old bellweatherman is Floyd in disguise. ...

I think old bellweatherman is Floyd in disguise. Talk about haters, fanboys and other B.S. This is an old argument.......get a life. SSDD. So far, many people have made millions making accusations,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-10, 09:37 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,188
Posted By Donegal

Beer Cravings are as natural as breathing

Look up the old Bicycling Magazine article about Beer the new sports drink. As it was decided that there is more good for you in a beer than most sports drinks.

Second Factoid, the reason there...
08-06-10, 10:50 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,369
Posted By Donegal

Glad I didn't waste a lot of time reading this...

Glad I didn't waste a lot of time reading this nonsense. Haters vs. idolizers. Who cares? Stupid post. It should be obvious that wearing a different jersey was not done to postpone the race. ...
07-14-10, 08:55 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 12,484
Posted By Donegal

Sex, LIes and Videotape?

First thought, the feds are letting Floyd Landis direct their investigation. The government has not done anything efficiently in over 200 years, why start now? They will get as far walking my dog....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-10, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 764
Posted By Donegal

Fear about riding in the peloton...........

As many times as some of those pros went down, I don't doubt it. Hell, a few of them fell down on straight roads in light traffic. After the accident in the feed zone, I agree with Jens Voight...
07-02-10, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 666
Posted By Donegal

Spoof emails

First thing I would do is get an email address that is only used for business. I made the mistake of using my main email to look at a friend's page on facebook and the B.S. began. Most all of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-10, 05:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,289
Posted By Donegal

I woke up 2.5 hours later with a level 3...

I woke up 2.5 hours later with a level 3 concussion. I was totally washed and bandaged, missed the cleaning of the road rash. I kept the helmet as a trophy, it probably saved my life. It took 3...
06-27-10, 05:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,067
Posted By Donegal

Cramping can be beat

After a hard ride 50-100mi. I found that 2 beers, expedite leg recovery as well as prevent any cramping. Instead of limping around tomorrow, you will be walking around fine, not even stiff. I...
06-06-10, 10:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,391
Posted By Donegal

Exasperating Photo

That's what the news wants you to see and dictate how you will react. What a bunch of lemmings. I am an avid diver and love the ocean, but I am not an armchair quarterback with lots of opinions and...
06-06-10, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By Donegal

FSR vs. HT

I am 54 and learned to ride mountain bikes with a 30 year old personal trainer who also competes in triathlons. After 5 years, I have him converted.

He was a purist hardtail rider, citing speed...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-10, 09:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,088
Posted By Donegal

Simple Recovery

After a 50-100 mile ride, my formula is to immediately drink 2 beers. That will give you total leg recovery within 24 hours. I've ridden the next day with just a little heaviness in my legs. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-10, 06:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,215
Posted By Donegal

Atmos +100000; I have reached up and...

Atmos +100000;

I have reached up and touched my head to make sure it was on. I ride in warm and muggy Georgia. If you can't feel it, it must be pretty well vented.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-10, 09:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,110
Posted By Donegal

I still find great deals here and there, it's...

I still find great deals here and there, it's just harder to lock them in since there is much more competition on Ebay for the deals. I like to search ebay after checking the internet stores, search...
02-20-10, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,322
Posted By Donegal

I have both a Brooks Professional and Swift and...

I have both a Brooks Professional and Swift and for some reason, both are tilted up at the nose. I believe that since they are so slippery, it keeps you from sliding foward. One is on a trainer...
02-06-10, 12:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,018
Posted By Donegal

Work on my I-Magic at least 3-4 times a week. ...

Work on my I-Magic at least 3-4 times a week. Multitudes of tracks to ride if you want to pay attention to them, challenge your old times, or real-life videos. I hooked it up to my tv, rode...
02-06-10, 11:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,341
Posted By Donegal

Looks like a lot of bike for the price. I built...

Looks like a lot of bike for the price. I built up two bikes, one Campy Record10, the other Shimano Dura-Ace. Both have good and bad points. I put the campy equipped frame on the trainer because...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-10, 08:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,173
Posted By Donegal

Treks are for...

Treks are for kids.................................
01-28-10, 09:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,090
Posted By Donegal

Hey BD, Congratulations and as some of my...

Hey BD, Congratulations and as some of my non-American friends say "Good on you". I wish you all the best, buddy. Glad to have you back.
Forum: Southeast
01-04-10, 07:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,896
Posted By Donegal

I grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, the armpit of the...

I grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, the armpit of the world. Now in Atlanta, I don't ride much under 45 degrees. I have been here 30 years and my blood has thinned out. Tonight we expect 15 degrees, I...
12-24-09, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,115
Posted By Donegal

Found in a dumpster, has to belong to Astana. No...

Found in a dumpster, has to belong to Astana. No sh*&. Give them a couple more days, they will name the riders that they don't like. The AFLD is consistent as usual. It's amazing how they can find...
12-17-09, 11:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 879
Posted By Donegal

I am slightly OCD with heart rate and wattage...

I am slightly OCD with heart rate and wattage issues since I read more than I ride. I am a data junkie. The tried and true traditional way to determine Max HR is simple: "Pedal til you Puke!" ...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-09, 09:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,103
Posted By Donegal

It's been a few years now, and I believe the...

It's been a few years now, and I believe the difficulty of the century depends solely upon you. I have done several, some with lots of climbing but the hardest was my first. It was the Savannah...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-09, 08:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,199
Posted By Donegal

This is a good example why we should have liberal...

This is a good example why we should have liberal use of the death penalty. If somebody in society attempts to take another's life, it is only a simple and just ending. Try 'em and fry 'em. I...
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