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08-08-08, 11:58 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,387
Posted By MMPC

I'm still game - just let me know when and where...

I'm still game - just let me know when and where and I'll do my best to make it.
06-30-08, 10:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,387
Posted By MMPC

I'm with ya, cooleric! I rode Elephant Rock on...

I'm with ya, cooleric! I rode Elephant Rock on June 1st and couldn't make it - but it does kind of sound like it may not have happened anyway. I do like the idea of weekday evenings - around 6-7pm...
06-24-08, 08:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,402
Posted By MMPC

A couple I like: ...

A couple I like:

http://inlinethumb09.webshots.com/11976/2077639560098033608S600x600Q85.jpg

http://inlinethumb12.webshots.com/40075/2152127020098033608S600x600Q85.jpg
05-05-08, 09:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,387
Posted By MMPC

The REI "flagship" store downtown is located at: ...

The REI "flagship" store downtown is located at:

1416 Platte St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 756-3100

http://media.rei.com/graphics/storelocator/denver_pic.jpg

The store sits just west of...
05-04-08, 08:14 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,387
Posted By MMPC

Weekends are also best for me. Just one...

Weekends are also best for me. Just one suggestion - since it will be our inaugural group ride and (for most of us) the first time we've met each other, etc. - maybe the first one should be in more...
05-02-08, 03:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,387
Posted By MMPC

Hey there - I'm interested too! I think a road...

Hey there - I'm interested too! I think a road ride would be great - but I'm open to off-road as well (just nothing technical or you'll see my fat butt hitting the ground hard!). The past group...
03-07-08, 11:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,257
Posted By MMPC

I'd agree with BikEthan - a 54cm seems like it...

I'd agree with BikEthan - a 54cm seems like it would be small for you - but it ultimately all comes down to the particular bike, its geometry and how you fit on it that's most important. Whatever...
03-07-08, 10:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,257
Posted By MMPC

Hi walter221. I just purchased a 2007 Fuji...

Hi walter221. I just purchased a 2007 Fuji Roubaix RC in 56cm size. I'm 5'10", 260lbs. and so far it's working great for me. I did replace the San Marco Ponza saddle with a Specialized Avatar Gel...
03-05-08, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By MMPC

That's still a heck of a challenge! I have yet...

That's still a heck of a challenge! I have yet to do even one century - even when I was in much better shape... ;)
03-04-08, 10:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By MMPC

A double century? Wow - that's a goal alright,...

A double century? Wow - that's a goal alright, way to go for it! :) For cycling on TV, check out the Versus network (http://www.versus.com/cyclysm#schedule) - it's fun to watch even if pro cycling...
03-04-08, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By MMPC

Hey Athanasius, I'm in a similar boat actually. ...

Hey Athanasius, I'm in a similar boat actually. I used to ride regularly until last season - new house, new job, etc - just like you. Didn't ride more than about a dozen times last summer! :( But...
03-03-08, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3,454
Views: 2,364,980
Posted By MMPC

Hey there everyone! I've been a cycling slacker...

Hey there everyone! I've been a cycling slacker for almost a year - and in the process put on way too much weight. I'm currently at 266 lbs. and stand 5'11". It's time to get back into shape and...
03-03-08, 11:23 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 42,258
Posted By MMPC

Hello everyone! These forums continue to be a...

Hello everyone! These forums continue to be a great resource; I've been away so long I almost feel like a complete newbie! Anyway, I just got a 2007 Fuji Roubaix RC - haven't even ridden it more...
03-26-07, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 932
Posted By MMPC

OK, you guys have convinced me to start looking...

OK, you guys have convinced me to start looking at new wheels/hubs; and I'll be sure to look at the Shimano HF08. I'm going to drop in on Pat at TCW this week and see what other guidance he has. ...
03-24-07, 10:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 932
Posted By MMPC

Wow, TandemGeek and zonatandem, you guys are...

Wow, TandemGeek and zonatandem, you guys are incredible; especially to be able to tell all that from a picture! Yes, it is a Campy transmission - 8 speed rear derailleur but a Shimano XTR derailleur...
03-24-07, 10:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,185
Posted By MMPC

I see this is a pretty old thread, but I'll drop...

I see this is a pretty old thread, but I'll drop in. We're new to tandeming and my wife is 29 and I'm 33 - so I guess we're another team of "whippersnappers" out there... ;)
03-24-07, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 932
Posted By MMPC

Thanks for the warm welcome! :) Well, I...

Thanks for the warm welcome! :)

Well, I guess I've come across my first tandem-related challenge. In making some calls to shops today, it seems adding the Arai drum is proving to be a bit more...
03-24-07, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 932
Posted By MMPC

Newbies to tandeming & pic of our "new" bike...

Hey everyone - this looks like a fun and helpful forum! I've been a member on BikeForums for several years but just recently got interested in tandeming last summer. My then fiancee (now wife) and...
01-16-07, 01:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,037
Posted By MMPC

chunkyd, excellent idea! As a fellow cyclist as...

chunkyd, excellent idea! As a fellow cyclist as well as freelance producer/shooter/editor, I'd be very interested in helping out where possible. Like many here, I initially chose cycling to help...
11-10-06, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3,454
Views: 2,364,980
Posted By MMPC

OK, I've been on here awhile and somehow missed...

OK, I've been on here awhile and somehow missed this thread. Anyway, I'm 5'10" and 245. I used to weigh about 300lbs. and my Kona Hoss and Bianchi Imola (pictured) helped me get down as low as 215....
09-05-06, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 30,489
Posted By MMPC

Hey Snowy! Thanks for the congrats - I'm looking...

Hey Snowy! Thanks for the congrats - I'm looking forward to the wedding. :)

My road bike is currently down for the count (don't ask - but it needs a new fork!) so I've been riding my mtb - both...
09-03-06, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 30,489
Posted By MMPC

Hello, hello! I'm still here and still riding -...

Hello, hello! I'm still here and still riding - though not as much as I'd like due to ultra-busy schedules and planning for getting married this December! Been doing quite a few spin classes,...
02-28-06, 07:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 886
Posted By MMPC

That is just you - the wrestler comment. :D But...

That is just you - the wrestler comment. :D But I agree about bibs, that's all I wear as well...
02-27-06, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 886
Posted By MMPC

Bike shorts are absolutely worth the investment! ...

Bike shorts are absolutely worth the investment! What that investment ends up being is obviously up to you. For me, I can't see spending much over $100 for shorts. I'm partial to Pearl Izumi...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-06, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By MMPC

If you hear ripping/tearing sounds - probably too...

If you hear ripping/tearing sounds - probably too tight... :D
02-13-06, 01:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 596
Posted By MMPC

I still ride my Kona Hoss - got it when I was...

I still ride my Kona Hoss - got it when I was about 290lbs. - now I'm down to 230 - and it continues to perform great! It never let me down out on the trail or on the bike path - very durable and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-06, 11:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 820
Posted By MMPC

Uhm - their web address is on the bottom of every...

Uhm - their web address is on the bottom of every page - right next to the page number: www.roadmagazine.net. :p;) Sorry, had to tease you just a little bit...

As for the magazine, I just picked...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-06, 10:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,330
Posted By MMPC

Nice pics - I'm envious! I can see why Oregon is...

Nice pics - I'm envious! I can see why Oregon is one of the best places to ride - next to Colorado... :D :p
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-06, 11:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 544
Posted By MMPC

It's too bad there isn't more information on the...

It's too bad there isn't more information on the Livestrong ride sites. Hopefully more will be added soon. Anyone do the Portland ride last year?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-06, 06:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 544
Posted By MMPC

Actually, the ban happens next year. CLICK HERE...

Actually, the ban happens next year. CLICK HERE FOR THE STORY. (http://bicyclecolo.org/site/page.cfm?PageID=651)

And I'd put money on the ban never happening - Colorado has way too many...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-06, 06:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 544
Posted By MMPC

Not sure on the route - can't find any...

Not sure on the route - can't find any particulars as of yet.

Only 2 responses, eh? Hmm - bummer...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-06, 03:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 544
Posted By MMPC

LIVESTRONG Ride 2006 - Denver

http://www.users.qwest.net/~mountainmediapro/Images/Ride%20Pics/header_home.jpg

Okay, I know it's still a long time away - August 20th - but I'm wondering if anyone here is considering/planning on...
02-01-06, 01:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,386
Posted By MMPC

Bicycling is worth it for the "Sex Issue" if...

Bicycling is worth it for the "Sex Issue" if nothing else. ;) I also find that - while it can get repetitive and too commercial, it also has some good information and is typically an entertaining...
12-13-05, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 30,489
Posted By MMPC

Well, I don't know how glorious it was, but I did...

Well, I don't know how glorious it was, but I did my first spin class at 24 Hour Fitness last night. Wow, does that kick your ass! :D It was good, though. I figure if I can't get out and ride, I'm...
12-05-05, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 30,489
Posted By MMPC

Great to hear you're so happy! :) Things are...

Great to hear you're so happy! :) Things are good my way as well - although finding time to ride lately has been tough. My g/f and I still ride together, but again, not as much as I'd like. ;) In...
12-03-05, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 30,489
Posted By MMPC

As a petition signer, after seeing that on the...

As a petition signer, after seeing that on the news last night I felt great. Civic duty is good for the soul - or something like that...

So, snowy - just who is this mystery man of yours - any...
12-01-05, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 30,489
Posted By MMPC

Wow, I don't post for awhile and so much happens!...

Wow, I don't post for awhile and so much happens! :( To the family of Jim Price, I could only offer my condolences. What a senseless waste. Text messaging? How about driving your f***ing car?!
...
12-01-05, 08:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,440
Posted By MMPC

I wasn't sure if woof was serious in starting...

I wasn't sure if woof was serious in starting this thread - and I'm still not - but if he is, that's just sad. :D Yes, we Denver Metro folk enjoy living here and our rides and I guess we just like...
10-24-05, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 30,489
Posted By MMPC

Dnvr - do you have more info about that?

Dnvr - do you have more info about that?
10-24-05, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 30,489
Posted By MMPC

That's awesome, SirScott! The only team I'll...

That's awesome, SirScott! The only team I'll ever be asked to join is "Team Slow Rider..." :P
10-23-05, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 30,489
Posted By MMPC

Had a great ride on the PRT yesterday - it's so...

Had a great ride on the PRT yesterday - it's so much fun crunching through all the leaves. Until you consider they might make you crash if they're wet and you're turning - but fortunately that...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-05, 09:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,542
Posted By MMPC

SNOWY!!! I haven't had time to read all of this...

SNOWY!!! I haven't had time to read all of this thread, but when I found out you'd had a crash, wanted to stop in and express my sympathy! Glad to hear it wasn't more serious (although I'm sure...
10-10-05, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 30,489
Posted By MMPC

I had an excellent ride in Boulder on Saturday -...

I had an excellent ride in Boulder on Saturday - did about 30 miles circling around the city on their great path system. The weather couldn't have been better - in the 70s - and the fall colors were...
10-06-05, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 30,489
Posted By MMPC

Thanks for the fall-color update - sounds great. ...

Thanks for the fall-color update - sounds great. I actually live right near the canal and may take my girlfriend on a ride this Sunday. :)
09-30-05, 10:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,223
Posted By MMPC

I get the "you're crazy" quite a bit too; makes...

I get the "you're crazy" quite a bit too; makes me feel good! :) I rode about 30 yesterday to a loop route I used to ride when first starting out 2 years ago. The loop is only about 5 miles long...
09-30-05, 10:28 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,939
Posted By MMPC

I probably would've asked them if they were...

I probably would've asked them if they were actually serious. I've never had a reaction like that. Sure, I've received the disapproving "up & down" look a few times - especially since I'm a big guy...
09-29-05, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By MMPC

For bikes & service, I'd recommend The Bicycle...

For bikes & service, I'd recommend The Bicycle Pedal'r at University and County Line (http://bicyclepedalr.com/site/intro.cfm). They carry Litespeed and Trek (among others) and have good service,...
09-27-05, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 30,489
Posted By MMPC

Hey Dnvr - good to hear you're adding the miles...

Hey Dnvr - good to hear you're adding the miles back on! :D

I rode earlier today and it was an incredible day! Did about 20 miles on the Platte River Trail and then ran some errands on my bike -...
09-27-05, 04:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,015
Posted By MMPC

Once again, I appreciate the replies that have...

Once again, I appreciate the replies that have come in here. I'm now wondering if anyone know of anything in the Estes Park region/Rocky Mountain National Park?
09-19-05, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By MMPC

Hey Biobob. The shop I used to rent from went...

Hey Biobob. The shop I used to rent from went out of business and the only other one I could come up with was The Bicycle Dr. http://www.bicycledr.com They claim to rent road bikes but I can't say...
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