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Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-09, 12:38 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 76,865
Posted By Ostuni

Best Celebrity Photo Thread

Rule #1: Celebrity must be on or touching a road bike (without assist from Photoshop)...

Got your winner right here:

http://www.vanityfair.com/images/culture/2009/09/farrah-fawcett-0909-po04.jpg
12-01-08, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,190
Posted By Ostuni

Thanks for that detail - My assumption was that...

Thanks for that detail - My assumption was that the shoes back then had the reinforced plates in the soles but no cleats...
12-01-08, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,190
Posted By Ostuni

The novel is a road-buddy-historical story that...

The novel is a road-buddy-historical story that takes place in Italy in the late 1970s with flashbacks to the 30s and 40s.

There's not a great deal of cycling in the story, but one character is a...
12-01-08, 08:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,190
Posted By Ostuni

Wow - great stuff. You guys are too kind. Many...

Wow - great stuff. You guys are too kind. Many many thanks to all...
11-29-08, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,190
Posted By Ostuni

Bike & Kit, Circa 1939...

Can anyone refer me to a source (print, web, or other) that has a detailed description of a bike one would have seen in a grand tour of the late 1930s, and the kit and accessories a rider would have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-08, 07:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,235
Posted By Ostuni

Ok, the next time a door-to-door Encylopedia...

Ok, the next time a door-to-door Encylopedia Britannica salesman comes by, I'll buy a set and look it up for you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-08, 07:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,235
Posted By Ostuni

Boys, boys, rock and roll is alive and well. FM...

Boys, boys, rock and roll is alive and well. FM radio is no longer what it once was, and the music industry is ********, but your basic 3-chord rock and roll song is still being cranked out by great...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-08, 11:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,235
Posted By Ostuni

Disreali Gears

Vintage rock & roll trivia with a road cycling connection and some British political history thrown in:

Just heard Howard Stern refer to a 60s album by Cream titled 'Disreali Gears'...

Disreali...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-08, 05:36 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 17,823
Posted By Ostuni

recumbents give me the creeps...

recumbents give me the creeps...
07-27-08, 02:22 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,659
Posted By Ostuni

i can confirm that after repeated <hopeful> tivo...

i can confirm that after repeated <hopeful> tivo super slo mo replays...
07-27-08, 02:14 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,538
Posted By Ostuni

could have done with a lot less of vaughters, and...

could have done with a lot less of vaughters, and could always do with even less of bob roll, but otherwise enjoyed this tour immensely...

maybe due to the fact that it was my first tour with...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-08, 02:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,356
Posted By Ostuni

this tastes like a milkshake: 8 oz 8th...

this tastes like a milkshake:
8 oz 8th continent light soy milk
scoop of whey protein
scoop of whole ground flax seed/ground steel cut oats
1/2 banana
3-4 large frozen strawberries
handful...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-08, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By Ostuni

The Td7 got some local media coverage: ...

The Td7 got some local media coverage:

Newspaper article & video. (http://www.goupstate.com/article/20080502/NEWS/805020321)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 08:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,039
Posted By Ostuni

portion control: cut your portions in half. ...

portion control: cut your portions in half.

eliminate most starches and sugars. don't buy canned/packaged foods - they generally are heavy with bad things..

whole grains, fruits, veggies (fresh...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By Ostuni

The Tour de 7

http://tourde7.org/td7images/logo.png

Last year on the spur of the moment I did a fund-raising solo ride around our school district on 'Bike to School Day'

Idea born on the ride: Do it every...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-08, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By Ostuni

have them on two bikes. me like 'em fine...

have them on two bikes.

me like 'em fine after several thousand miles. no issues, no worries, no complaints.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-08, 07:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,728
Posted By Ostuni

i don't know who you are, but the real machka...

i don't know who you are, but the real machka would not let a measly foot of snow keep her off the road...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-08, 07:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,300
Posted By Ostuni

next time please provide more complete stats... ...

next time please provide more complete stats...

nice bike.

congrats on the century.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-08, 07:00 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,420
Posted By Ostuni

karma will take care of him... but now i'm...

karma will take care of him...

but now i'm anxious about the gray hairs in my goat...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-08, 06:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,324
Posted By Ostuni

just happened upon it while searching google...

just happened upon it while searching google images for stuff to use on my charity ride's web site..

http://www.jeanpierrecardona.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-08, 12:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,324
Posted By Ostuni

Tiny Toy Peloton

Forgive me my trespass if this has been posted before, but thought you geeks and freaks might like this cool image:

http://www.jeanpierrecardona.com/DSC00307%20big.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-08, 04:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,839
Posted By Ostuni

biting at the chomp? translation: chomping...

biting at the chomp?

translation: chomping at the bit?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-08, 04:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 769
Posted By Ostuni

yes they do: ...

yes they do:

http://www.giant-bicycles.com/_upload_us/bikes/models/zooms/2008/TCR-A0-Orange-Brushed.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-08, 05:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 895
Posted By Ostuni

<bump> good stuff guys - thanks. and...

<bump>

good stuff guys - thanks.

and just a single stage win will do - need not be a gc win.....

cheers
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-08, 08:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 895
Posted By Ostuni

Most Improbable Stage Win in a Grand Tour

Anyone know of a Giro, TdF or Vuelta stage from any era that is remembered as a great fluke?

Looking for a cycling Cinderella story, such as an unknown or the lowliest of domestiques winning a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-08, 07:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,967
Posted By Ostuni

a friend of mine at work gets an eye tic when you...

a friend of mine at work gets an eye tic when you mention DHL...

in a matter of months he had two deliveries 'vanish' when shipped with DHL...

apparently they suck.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-08, 05:27 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,862
Posted By Ostuni

1. driving is like being in a high-speed...

1. driving is like being in a high-speed demolition derby where everyone just barely misses hitting each other..

2. not much happens on time or on schedule, and few care...

3. people generally...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-08, 04:55 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,862
Posted By Ostuni

something to consider: germans flock south to go...

something to consider: germans flock south to go to italy on vacation.... :D
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-08, 12:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 610
Posted By Ostuni

a safe or a piano would have to fall on my head...

a safe or a piano would have to fall on my head for me not to have a nice visit to Rome...

have been six times, and each time had a great experience...

but this will be my first time cycling...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-08, 12:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 610
Posted By Ostuni

http://files.caprionline.it/article/867_Ostuni/ima...

http://files.caprionline.it/article/867_Ostuni/image/1_z.jpg

sigh...

have not been since 2000....

but might make it down that way in september for a day...

if i win the powerball will...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-08, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 610
Posted By Ostuni

Cycling the Streets of Rome

Will be in Italy in September and have been researching cycling options...

Thought this cycling journal (http://www.cycletourist.com/rome/) worth sharing, especially the positive spin (no pun...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-08, 12:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,559
Posted By Ostuni

reigning sound: time bomb high school

reigning sound: time bomb high school
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-08, 12:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,043
Posted By Ostuni

http://www.freewheelers.info/Climb.jpg ...

http://www.freewheelers.info/Climb.jpg

http://members.tripod.com/~Neups/rideprofiles/assault_on_mount_mitchell.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-08, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By Ostuni

Here's a start: Spartanburg Youth Cycling Club...

Here's a start: Spartanburg Youth Cycling Club Blog (http://spart7.info/bikeblog/?p=8)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-08, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By Ostuni

Find a member of the faculty willing to sponsor. ...

Find a member of the faculty willing to sponsor.

Get your student activities person to approve the club and assist with the necessary matters regarding liability, physicals, etc.

Recruit riders.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-08, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By Ostuni

Road Cycling/Racing 101 for a New HS Club

We are getting a cycling club organized at the local high school...

We will use a blog to communicate, keep schedules, documents, etc.

Some of the kids are beginners, and am looking for...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-08, 05:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 910
Posted By Ostuni

how does it look? is it immaculate? been lovingly...

how does it look? is it immaculate? been lovingly cared for and maintained? and of course, is it your size? a 63cm is an XL frame... has it ever been wrecked?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-08, 09:44 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 38,602
Posted By Ostuni

he won't be missed in every sense of the word:...

he won't be missed in every sense of the word: cyclists will be using his web site for years...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-08, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 499
Posted By Ostuni

that's a firm. might be a symptom of...

that's a firm.

might be a symptom of geezerhood: at my age (47) it seems like the cold bites a little harder a little sooner...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-08, 05:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,691
Posted By Ostuni

mirrorless works best for me... i check over my...

mirrorless works best for me... i check over my shoulder every 10-20 seconds or so..

practice it. rest the chin on the shoulder then use the eyes to look back from there.. that keeps me more...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-08, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 499
Posted By Ostuni

Dressing Well for 52 Fahrenheit

Left for a 20-mile ride at 2:30 pm.

Conditions: Cloudy, 52f, 3-4 mph wind, 58% humidity

Went with the following: Full finger gloves (not heavy winter weight), long sleeve Wal-Mart brand...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-07, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By Ostuni

ooopsie - should have searched 'crash'.... ...

ooopsie - should have searched 'crash'....

oh well, at least some members may learn how to correctly spell and use 'gnarly'....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-07, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By Ostuni

Gnarly Crash Video

Reuters has posted video of a spectacular track crash here. (http://cosmos.bcst.yahoo.com/ver/251.6/popup/index.php?cl=5600676)

You have to suffer the advert, but it's worth the wait... Watch...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-07, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By Ostuni

in the meantime, even a link to the bike's web...

in the meantime, even a link to the bike's web page would be kind of you...

sounds like a great deal, btw....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-07, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,390
Posted By Ostuni

that might work better for some than others: ...

that might work better for some than others:

http://l.yimg.com/img.tv.yahoo.com/tv/us/img/site/17/52/0000001752_20060919151158.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-07, 04:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,101
Posted By Ostuni

Hincapie's Race-Ridden Trek Equinox TTX Time Trial Bike on eBay...

Starting bid = $12k!

http://i8.ebayimg.com/05/i/000/cb/7d/e8c6_1.JPG

Listing here. (http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=110204591139#ebayphotohosting)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-07, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By Ostuni

yeah, it was a lazy indulgence: the trainer has...

yeah, it was a lazy indulgence: the trainer has to be upstairs, and i didn't want to be hauling one of the bikes up and down stairs... and something makes me not want to put the extra nice roadies on...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-07, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By Ostuni

The Yeller Trainer

winter resolution: use a trainer for the worst-weather/shortest daylight days (despite the excruciating boredom..)

so got this windsor wellington (from ebaybikesdirect for $279 delivered) to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-07, 10:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,275
Posted By Ostuni

meanwhile, down here in south carolina i am...

meanwhile, down here in south carolina i am debating on whether to go shortsleeve or sleeveless today... :D
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-07, 05:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,749
Posted By Ostuni

probably said already 1000x, but i'd hate to go...

probably said already 1000x, but i'd hate to go off the road or hit a parked car after taking my eyes off the road just to wave at another cyclist....
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