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08-11-11, 10:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,626
Posted By B Piddy

Mithrandir - WOW that is quite the tale you...

Mithrandir - WOW that is quite the tale you presented there brother. I hear ya on the three W's. They can kill a guy if you can't deal with stress. Going back to school for me was killer. I had...
Forum: Commuting
06-10-11, 01:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,680
Posted By B Piddy

Wow this community of commuters is the best thing...

Wow this community of commuters is the best thing since sliced bread!

Little bit more background on our situation. - We currently do have good secure bicycle parking right next to the building...
Forum: Commuting
06-09-11, 02:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,680
Posted By B Piddy

Re

Thank you everyone so much your input!!

From what I can see from everyone's posts is that infrastructure and education are solid investments. I know road safety and busy intersections scare...
Forum: Commuting
06-09-11, 01:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,680
Posted By B Piddy

How would you spend $5,000?

Hello fellow commuters
Our company was recently offered $5k to help encourage and advocate new bicycle commuters. Obviously, those of us who currently bike commute aren't really affected by this...
07-31-09, 10:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,420
Posted By B Piddy

First off, congrats on taking the leap to road...

First off, congrats on taking the leap to road bike world.
To answer your question - I can't tell from your post, but I'm guessing your either riding deep in the drops or really upright, such that...
07-23-09, 08:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,732
Posted By B Piddy

That was nice of you to store those bikes in the...

That was nice of you to store those bikes in the garage. Where did you get the racks? I assume you must have fabbed them up quick.
07-22-09, 09:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,732
Posted By B Piddy

LOL I saw that guy last year. Also remember a...

LOL I saw that guy last year. Also remember a guy who rode last year and many years prior with no seat!, another guy rollerbladed the whole way!!, 5-person tandem....the whole thing is just a freak...
07-21-09, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By B Piddy

Hope your having a blast at RAGBRAI Tom! You...

Hope your having a blast at RAGBRAI Tom! You might remember I went last year and it was a blast. I was just itching to go this year, but I just couldn't justify two years in a row (only get so much...
05-17-09, 08:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 652
Posted By B Piddy

Congrats man that is seriously an accomplishment

Congrats man that is seriously an accomplishment
Forum: Commuting
05-04-09, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By B Piddy

I don't know... I looked at this model once and...

I don't know... I looked at this model once and didn't like a number of things:
-one tire lever
-limited to just 16g non-thread carts
-unsure on flow control

If it works great for you, that's...
05-01-09, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By B Piddy

Lose It!!!!!

Lose It!!!!!
04-07-09, 05:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,805
Posted By B Piddy

Like others here, I had this same problem with...

Like others here, I had this same problem with the same bike. I'd have to agree though, you should crank up the cadence before getting too carried away. I use my Sedona as my indoor trainer bike...
04-07-09, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,178
Posted By B Piddy

What kind of problems does it have?

What kind of problems does it have?
03-17-09, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By B Piddy

I know the feeling....earlier this spring I got...

I know the feeling....earlier this spring I got antsy and went out for ride. Since then I have vowed to try and wait until most of the crap is off the road. My poor bike was just coated in sand. ...
02-25-09, 08:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,470
Posted By B Piddy

I thought I was the only one who noticed...

I thought I was the only one who noticed this..... The winter before I started to get serious about my life and start losing weight / exercizing, I had this nasty cold that I just could never...
02-14-09, 08:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,389
Posted By B Piddy

I wasn't really born fat, but I did steadily gain...

I wasn't really born fat, but I did steadily gain weight from about 3rd grade on... It was tough being a fat kid. I remember the first time I was called a fat kid like it was yesterday - where I...
02-03-09, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By B Piddy

I can't imagine what it would be like to have...

I can't imagine what it would be like to have RAGBRAI come through my hometown. There's just SO many people. I just sit back and think if RAGBRAI came through the little town I live in now and...
01-31-09, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By B Piddy

Looks like a pretty nice route for '09. I...

Looks like a pretty nice route for '09. I shouldn't say it's flat, cause I learned the second day last year that the rollers can really wear ya out! I spent a little time working on some projects...
01-05-09, 07:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,049
Posted By B Piddy

Another awesome tale by the great Mr. Beanz. ...

Another awesome tale by the great Mr. Beanz. Flippin sweet
12-30-08, 04:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,551
Posted By B Piddy

That looks like a nice saddle. If you don't...

That looks like a nice saddle. If you don't mind, what size did you go with and is it gel or not. Looks like it only comes in 130mm and 143mm. with the later width being pretty common.
12-29-08, 11:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By B Piddy

That first pic is really cool. I would blow that...

That first pic is really cool. I would blow that up and frame it.
12-17-08, 01:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,905
Posted By B Piddy

Back when I was in college P. Diddy (Puff Daddy,...

Back when I was in college P. Diddy (Puff Daddy, Puffy, Diddy, etc...Sean Combs) was all the rage amongst the cool kids. I got the name B Piddy, cause it fits really good with my first initial and...
12-03-08, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,677
Posted By B Piddy

Everyone has their own bicycle manufacturer...

Everyone has their own bicycle manufacturer preferences and asking a such a question always brings out biased opinins.

Simple solution: buy the one that feels best. If that doesn't make it...
12-02-08, 09:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 653
Posted By B Piddy

2008 was a pretty good year. Overall, I'd say...

2008 was a pretty good year. Overall, I'd say I'm a little dissapointed because I probably put less miles on this year than in 2007, but I don't let the numbers get to me. Lots of "firsts" this...
12-02-08, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By B Piddy

woo hoo Ragbrai! I'd take a boiling hot day in...

woo hoo Ragbrai! I'd take a boiling hot day in Iowa over the weather we have now in a heartbeat
11-14-08, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By B Piddy

I notice the same. I think it's because I don't...

I notice the same. I think it's because I don't really get out of the saddle much when I'm on the trainer. I tend to just crank away seated.

Although I have this itch to take my bike...
10-16-08, 04:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,394
Posted By B Piddy

Good to see you're still around Jumbo. Thanks...

Good to see you're still around Jumbo. Thanks for the update and don't be shy about posting. It seemed things were really looking good for you early last summer and it made for great reading.
10-15-08, 11:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,487
Posted By B Piddy

Wow that seems like an odd proposal. Were your...

Wow that seems like an odd proposal. Were your parents obese?
10-14-08, 05:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,394
Posted By B Piddy

What ever happened to? Lost Clydes

Hey just wanted to start a post see what ever happened to some of the old regular posters in this sub-forum. Looking for JumboRider, Smiley Dave who had the new trike (can't recall his username), ...
10-03-08, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 644
Posted By B Piddy

Boring is right...my HRM and a good bunch of...

Boring is right...my HRM and a good bunch of recorded TV shows are the only things that keep me going.
10-01-08, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 575
Posted By B Piddy

Ditch that fat seat too....longer rides are...

Ditch that fat seat too....longer rides are painful on a bigger seat.
10-01-08, 11:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,159
Posted By B Piddy

It's all about the fit. Proper bike fitting...

It's all about the fit. Proper bike fitting shouldn't cause problems.
09-24-08, 06:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 922
Posted By B Piddy

There's alot to be learned on your first century....

There's alot to be learned on your first century. I did mine solo this past summer. I didn't know it before I started it, but pace is huge. And like many others, you start to notice a pattern like...
09-23-08, 09:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 591
Posted By B Piddy

I'm about 6'2" and have been around 250 for quite...

I'm about 6'2" and have been around 250 for quite a while now. I don't think I look I look as heavy as I am, but I'm no weakling. I'm pretty sure if I hit the 215-220 weight, I'd probably be about...
09-23-08, 12:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,678
Posted By B Piddy

Just read your blog Ben. Unbelievable. What an...

Just read your blog Ben. Unbelievable. What an accomplishment. I've never done that many miles in a day, and I cannot imagine the pain. I'm sure I'm not alone in that I think it would be fun to...
09-18-08, 10:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,645
Posted By B Piddy

I had my removed in August of 06 from exactly...

I had my removed in August of 06 from exactly what you described in the original post. I ended up missing my best friends wedding that I supposed to be in because of it. Most painful damn thing...
09-17-08, 04:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,485
Posted By B Piddy

6'2" 250 and 26.25" Gauds Do you guys find...

6'2" 250 and 26.25" Gauds

Do you guys find that pants fit funny - like they can be comfortable around the waist and calves but tight around your massive Gauds.????
09-08-08, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By B Piddy

98 gear-inches is crazy! Take it easy out there.

98 gear-inches is crazy! Take it easy out there.
09-03-08, 10:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,580
Posted By B Piddy

Only time will tell, like the other posters have...

Only time will tell, like the other posters have stated, it's typical that once one spoke goes, the rest will follow. (based on personal experience and in reading of other's experiences).

On the...
09-03-08, 10:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 719
Posted By B Piddy

We all feel your pain mesaone, many of us have...

We all feel your pain mesaone, many of us have gone up and down the scale a bit. Unlike many folks, it's good to see you have such a great attitude about your situation...never give that up. ...
09-03-08, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By B Piddy

Wow - solo? Looks like the FG crowd likes...

Wow - solo?

Looks like the FG crowd likes to step in on this race. Cool.
Forum: Foo
09-03-08, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9,450
Views: 1,945,068
Posted By B Piddy

Fat Maw Rooney - Minnesota...

Fat Maw Rooney - Minnesota (http://www.fatmawrooney.com/)

Jam Band/ Blues / Bluegrass - Awesomeness
08-31-08, 11:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,578
Posted By B Piddy

^^^+1 The way people bash Trek around here,...

^^^+1

The way people bash Trek around here, I'd swear somebody's getting paid-off by Specialized. Crazy. It's just a frame...typically it's all the other stuff that goes bad/gives headaches.
Forum: Foo
08-30-08, 07:15 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 4,542
Posted By B Piddy

Green Jelly - Cereal Killer ...

Green Jelly - Cereal Killer

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/5/59/Cereal_Killer_Soundtrack_cover_art.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-08, 02:36 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 8,623
Posted By B Piddy

I'd have to agree with the outrageous pricing... ...

I'd have to agree with the outrageous pricing...

I paid half that for my full Dura-Ace 06 Madone 5.2 and I'm sure the weight diffence is nil...like that matters.

That's serious cash to be...
08-26-08, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 745
Posted By B Piddy

Wow great job! That's a heck of a lot of climbing

Wow great job! That's a heck of a lot of climbing
08-25-08, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 697
Posted By B Piddy

http://www.alibaba.com/catalog/11005824/One_Wheel_...

http://www.alibaba.com/catalog/11005824/One_Wheel_Bodybuilding_Entertainment_Bicycle.html

Robbed from SS/FG forum. hehe. Group buy??
08-22-08, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By B Piddy

My buddy just bought an internally geared bike...

My buddy just bought an internally geared bike and I got thinking about that exact same problem today...

When he bought the bike he was really hyped up on the idea of low-maintenance on the rear...
08-22-08, 06:47 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 4,828
Posted By B Piddy

Great posts! Personally I agree with some of...

Great posts!
Personally I agree with some of the other posters on the idea of fear. I hate to say it, but it works for me. I was watching a TV show about a 1000 lb man and it just scared (and...
08-20-08, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By B Piddy

Ah, sorry bout that...too long since I lived in...

Ah, sorry bout that...too long since I lived in Madison.
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