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Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-06, 06:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,011
Posted By reneuend

I rode with a police officer in a brevet last...

I rode with a police officer in a brevet last year. He had a nasty scar from a dog that attacked him. I asked if there was any law against carrying and using a bb-gun on a dog. He said, 'no'. On...
12-02-06, 05:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By reneuend

What Cassette for a new rear wheel?

I just got my Christmas wish: A set of Easton Vista Wheels. I would like to buy a new cassette that will work with my existing setup. Currently, I have a Shimano Dura Ace Hyperglide 8 speed (8 cogs)...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-06, 08:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,035
Posted By reneuend

+1 for cyclists!

+1 for cyclists!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-06, 07:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,161
Posted By reneuend

Just get an airhorn. They'll jump right out of...

Just get an airhorn. They'll jump right out of your path! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-06, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By reneuend

Sauce for Bikers? :-o

My wife bought this sauce for me. I'm insulted! :(

http://www.nisco.biz/bob/temp/pappys_sauce.jpg


http://www.nisco.biz/bob/temp/pappys_sauce_label.jpg
Replies: 30
Views: 2,483
Posted By reneuend

I think the absolute true test is to ride on...

I think the absolute true test is to ride on hilly terrain and compare the distance and avg. speed to riding on flat terrain. There are a lot more factors involved then simply the speed uphill vs....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-06, 09:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,423
Posted By reneuend

The best way to get there is to practice climbing...

The best way to get there is to practice climbing often. Eventually, it will become much easier.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-06, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 693
Posted By reneuend

+1 - When I first started, there were some hills...

+1 - When I first started, there were some hills I couldn't climb very well. I didn't even try the larger ones. After a few months of daily rides, the hills got easier, so I moved on to the bigger...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-06, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,474
Posted By reneuend

I'll try it out tomorrow. thanks!

I'll try it out tomorrow. thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-06, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,474
Posted By reneuend

No, this gig is at Baldwin & Lyons, downtown...

No, this gig is at Baldwin & Lyons, downtown Indy. I'm staying at a motel in Carmel.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-06, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,474
Posted By reneuend

I tried the Monon Trail. Its just way too busy....

I tried the Monon Trail. Its just way too busy. I'll take your suggestions and ask at some of the bike shops including Bike Line. I grew up in Tipton, which is just north of Alexandria. Talk about...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-06, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,474
Posted By reneuend

Any good routes around Carmel, Indiana?

My Job has me away from home for the next several months in Carmel, Indiana. Does anyone have a good route for this area?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-06, 11:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 519
Posted By reneuend

This has been a tough year for me also. My new...

This has been a tough year for me also. My new client has me working extremely long hours. The worst part was that I wasn't able to complete my brevets this year because of it. It was so much better...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-06, 11:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 732
Posted By reneuend

As much as you ride, I'm surprised you wouldn't...

As much as you ride, I'm surprised you wouldn't be able to sit on a cement seat and do just fine. I'm not going to jinx myself and say how I'm doing with my cheap saddle!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-06, 11:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 832
Posted By reneuend

so, you got a new bike, huh? Can I have the one...

so, you got a new bike, huh? Can I have the one you just built recently? :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-06, 08:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 961
Posted By reneuend

That could have been a really bad situation had...

That could have been a really bad situation had it stung you in the throat. :eek:



You should have pulled it out next to the crew! You would have been a good story! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-06, 08:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 961
Posted By reneuend

I've been stung on the lip and the arm on...

I've been stung on the lip and the arm on different rides. Fortunately, I'm not allergic. I've had to clean my jersey from bug guts a few times. The most interesting occurance was when a bat flew...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-06, 08:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,274
Posted By reneuend

Let me help you feel better. For the past 3 1/2...

Let me help you feel better. For the past 3 1/2 weeks I haven't been on the bike! :eek:

I've been painting the house, starting the garden, mowing, and building a tree fort for the kids. I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-06, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By reneuend

Go build a bike...or at least add more bling to...

Go build a bike...or at least add more bling to your existing one!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-06, 11:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,525
Posted By reneuend

I heard that a product called, "Lantiseptic" is...

I heard that a product called, "Lantiseptic" is suppose to work well. Anyone use it?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-06, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By reneuend

Wow, what a battle scar! :eek: Glad you're...

Wow, what a battle scar! :eek:

Glad you're doing better. Best of luck!
Replies: 25
Views: 1,844
Posted By reneuend

The main thing is, you made it! Congrats for...

The main thing is, you made it! Congrats for hanging in there! :)

I think starting so late in the day made it harder than it needed to be. You would have done much better had they started at the...
Replies: 25
Views: 1,844
Posted By reneuend

Machka is the true expert on this subject, but...

Machka is the true expert on this subject, but I'll give it my best.

A brevet a type of ride that pits the rider against time and the elements, unsupported. The unique and nice part about brevets...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-06, 08:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,654
Posted By reneuend

Wow, how heartless can you be? :eek:

Wow, how heartless can you be? :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-06, 12:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 681
Posted By reneuend

Maybe you would ride quicker if you removed the...

Maybe you would ride quicker if you removed the squirrel from your head! :D
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-06, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By reneuend

Man, that sounds rough. Hopefully, you'll be...

Man, that sounds rough. Hopefully, you'll be allowed to do some kind of riding. Just take it easy though. I couldn't imagine the pain should you fall on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-06, 11:52 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,230
Posted By reneuend

+1 :lol:

+1 :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-06, 11:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 912
Posted By reneuend

Ha! I'm waiting for my book also! I wonder if...

Ha! I'm waiting for my book also! I wonder if this forum caused the backorder! :)


I haven't used my CO2 inflator yet. I hope its not that hard to figure out should I get a flat on the 300k...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-06, 11:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,012
Posted By reneuend

Yeah, I'm interested in seeing the change in your...

Yeah, I'm interested in seeing the change in your setup (pics)!

How do you determine where to go to get a good bike fitting? I plan on getting a fitting this fall. I've read about a method used...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-06, 11:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,654
Posted By reneuend

Ok, lets say she is old, feable, bad eyesight, or...

Ok, lets say she is old, feable, bad eyesight, or bad hip, or whatever. What if next time she runs over a biker and rides off, leaving the rider for dead? In my opinion, you would be doing not only...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-06, 01:18 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,230
Posted By reneuend

I've been married 13 years now and I've managed...

I've been married 13 years now and I've managed to escape this kind of thing with only minor incidents (the glares).



I'd say you blew it! At least for this year anyway! You bring this subject...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-06, 01:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 865
Posted By reneuend

The real question is, what distracted you?...

The real question is, what distracted you? Huhhhhh? Be honest! ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-06, 12:57 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,436
Posted By reneuend

If you set the standard, I'm in trouble! :eek:

If you set the standard, I'm in trouble! :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-06, 09:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,227
Posted By reneuend

Jakey makes a good point. I don't have a 3rd...

Jakey makes a good point. I don't have a 3rd chainring, so if I have to go too slow, I'm in trouble. Its good etiquette to move to the right if you are slow. My guess is that this was not followed...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-06, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By reneuend

Bottom line. Don't get anything that affixes with...

Bottom line. Don't get anything that affixes with velco. Get something with a bar clamp!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-06, 08:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,154
Posted By reneuend

I started using cycling socks when my toes felt...

I started using cycling socks when my toes felt like they were going to sleep due to cotton socks bunching up in the toe area.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-06, 08:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 746
Posted By reneuend

For some "socks are socks" but I found on longer...

For some "socks are socks" but I found on longer distances that coolmax socks are much better than cotton socks. Cotton socks bunch up after awhile and my toes start feeling like they're going to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-06, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By reneuend

Crud! That doesn't sound good. I bought Panaracer...

Crud! That doesn't sound good. I bought Panaracer tires this year for about the same price as the Michelin Carbon Reds (both were on sale). I assume you bought them from Performance. I wonder if you...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-06, 03:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 483
Posted By reneuend

Great report and congrats! What is it with...

Great report and congrats!

What is it with these cue sheets? The brevets down in Lexington, KY have horrible cue sheets! Some of the intersections don't have signs or arrows! I had to rely on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-06, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By reneuend

Sounds like the Rep was either new at it, bored,...

Sounds like the Rep was either new at it, bored, or no one was looking at his merchandise!

Thanks for sharing the story. My tires would have never made it. I would have had to turn around or walk...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-06, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By reneuend

Sounds like you need your blood checked! -mono ...

Sounds like you need your blood checked!
-mono
-triglycerides
-cholestrol
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-06, 01:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,545
Posted By reneuend

Yeah, Breaking Away. The kid was doing like 50 or...

Yeah, Breaking Away. The kid was doing like 50 or 60 mph behind the semi. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-06, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By reneuend

I'm only 44 this year so I'm WAY too young to...

I'm only 44 this year so I'm WAY too young to comment!

It sounds like he was trying to just make polite conversation. But, I'd be impressed with your speed too, so who am I to say?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-06, 06:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 603
Posted By reneuend

Congrats, Machka! Your reports are always well...

Congrats, Machka! Your reports are always well done and entertaining!
Replies: 77
Views: 5,786
Posted By reneuend

1000 miles per month probably isn't a challenge...

1000 miles per month probably isn't a challenge for you is it?

It would be a slight increase from my 20 miles per day. But I think I can do it. I'll have the 400k and 600k brevets in June. That by...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-06, 11:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,796
Posted By reneuend

Use a converter!

Use a converter!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-06, 11:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 886
Posted By reneuend

Hope you're doing ok. I had nausa and dizziness...

Hope you're doing ok. I had nausa and dizziness for awhile after my accident and got it checked. Its probably a good idea. Let us know how things are.

Oh, I agree about the Coolmax head rags....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-06, 12:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,013
Posted By reneuend

Build a bike while your waiting. Good therapy and...

Build a bike while your waiting. Good therapy and gives you something to look forward too!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-06, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 643
Posted By reneuend

+1 :)

+1 :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-06, 12:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,130
Posted By reneuend

Thats rough. I hope it all works out. I guess you...

Thats rough. I hope it all works out. I guess you can be thankful they aren't pinning your hip or one of your leg joints. But, it still sucks. Is this screw/pin permanent? Well your thumb work as...
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