Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: The Terminator
Showing results 1 to 50 of 370
Search took 0.28 seconds.
04-02-05, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By The Terminator

My first repair while on a ride...today.

A fellow dad on the Cub Scout ride broke his chain today. We had gone about one mile. I had my Crank Bros tool in my backpack. I whipped it out, took the link of and put the chain back together.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-04, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 747
Posted By The Terminator

When I am riding east to west, my shadow looks...

When I am riding east to west, my shadow looks very muscular and fit, bulging triceps and shoulders. When I am riding more north and south, my shadow looks like a tub of lard. Now which is it? ...
06-29-04, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By The Terminator

Congrats Denver, I doubt that I could score 100%...

Congrats Denver, I doubt that I could score 100% for the 60-69 age group, at age 40. I work out furiously, but I still feel like a wet rag most. Best -
06-29-04, 04:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By The Terminator

I am stiff this morning. I kept a heating pad on...

I am stiff this morning. I kept a heating pad on my ribs for most of the night. It only hurts when I move my left arm, or try to bend over. Also, my wheels are fine, thanks. Best -
06-28-04, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By The Terminator

I lost control because I tried to get back up...

I lost control because I tried to get back up onto the path instead of just coasting to a stop. It turns out that Buster is a very experienced rider, compared to my only second year, and this is...
06-28-04, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By The Terminator

A terrible crash today.

The title sums it up. I never would have dreamed in a million years that it could happen like it did. I was riding with a new aquaintance today. We had met, and talked, and rode on together after...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-04, 05:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,698
Posted By The Terminator

I have about 75 miles on my new clips, mtb...

I have about 75 miles on my new clips, mtb pedals, with mtb shoes on my Bianchi. It feels so natural. I am still working with clipping in a little bit. About half the time it is effortless, the...
06-12-04, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 883
Posted By The Terminator

If it feels good, I don't see a problem. If it...

If it feels good, I don't see a problem. If it were me, I would burn out and drop over dead. :) If I were doing what you do, I would worry a lot more about injury from overtraining and lack of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-04, 06:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,266
Posted By The Terminator

I went out for 30 miles after work today. It was...

I went out for 30 miles after work today. It was 90 when I left at about 4:30. I didn't notice the temp when I got back home (weatherbug) but I don't think that it dropped any. My route has...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-04, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By The Terminator

Thanks for the info guys. I just got back from a...

Thanks for the info guys. I just got back from a short 30 miler, and my feet are fine. I noticed that my thought train didn't stay on my foot comfort. Also, despite what I said in my first post,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-04, 05:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,211
Posted By The Terminator

I went a different route. I just got clipless...

I went a different route. I just got clipless two days ago. I thought about it for about a year, and I talked to my lbs owner a few times. I put mtb (Shimano) pedals on my bike, because, they can...
06-11-04, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By The Terminator

Sorry to hear about your misfortune. Maybe a...

Sorry to hear about your misfortune. Maybe a trainer is in order for the next 10 days. Best -
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-04, 03:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By The Terminator

Yes, I have a wide foot.

Yes, I have a wide foot.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-04, 07:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 926
Posted By The Terminator

I am a proud American, who is proud of the number...

I am a proud American, who is proud of the number one cyclist in the world, globe, planet, solar system, galaxie, universe, time space continuem. LANCE. I don't care if he never wins another race. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-04, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By The Terminator

A few questions about clipless....again.

I bit the bullet and went clipless today. :) I got my backpack, rode to the bike shop this evening, got the Shimano pedals, which I HATED to put on a Campy equipped bike, but what the hey, a guy...
06-09-04, 08:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 969
Posted By The Terminator

Rock on! I bought my road bike used, and it is...

Rock on! I bought my road bike used, and it is in excellent shape. I have put about 800 miles on it with no problem. Very dependable. Best -
06-09-04, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By The Terminator

How long do you stay "in the zone"?

I am talking about that sweet spot, when you are cycling, and you feel so good. Every thing is just right, you are not getting tired, you are making good time, and it just feels great. I got in the...
06-09-04, 05:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,973
Posted By The Terminator

Thank you for your explanation Halfhearted. I...

Thank you for your explanation Halfhearted. I have noticed that a couple of arteries, or veins (blue) are becoming more pronounced across my shin bones. Best -
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-04, 05:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By The Terminator

It is 1.19 miles to the bike trail from my house....

It is 1.19 miles to the bike trail from my house. I ride over there and do my 20, or 22 and ride back home. It is very convenient, and I enjoy the un-interrupted time on the trail. I enjoy meeting...
06-03-04, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 646
Posted By The Terminator

I think that the main thing is for you to just...

I think that the main thing is for you to just not push yourself too hard. Take it easy. Slowly build you time on the bike. For the first week, try 30 minutes total, every other day. Don't worry...
06-02-04, 06:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,204
Posted By The Terminator

269.5 miles for May. I also lost 6 pounds. Down...

269.5 miles for May. I also lost 6 pounds. Down to 215 from 245 this time last year. I hope to do 300 or more for June. I only ride every other day, and try to do a longer ride on the weekend. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-04, 06:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,514
Posted By The Terminator

Beautiful scenery. Thanks for sharing.

Beautiful scenery. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-04, 06:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,105
Posted By The Terminator

I just can't seem to tell a difference with or...

I just can't seem to tell a difference with or without underwear, and I am having a hard time trying to not wear them. I did not wear them on only one occasion. I just don't want to end up with...
06-01-04, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 701
Posted By The Terminator

Nice pictures! Thanks for sharing with us. The...

Nice pictures! Thanks for sharing with us. The sky looks a beautiful blue. I enjoyed looking at this.
06-01-04, 05:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,192
Posted By The Terminator

Yes, eating is the problem for a lot of us. I...

Yes, eating is the problem for a lot of us. I enjoy a good meal, but I am trying to cut back in the evenings. My goal for weight loss this season is 30 pounds. I'd be happy with 20, but that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-04, 08:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,714
Posted By The Terminator

Frequently I cycle in the Himalayas. er, at least...

Frequently I cycle in the Himalayas. er, at least I feel that way. :) I ride a place that is known by all to be uphill both ways, and just when I think that I am getting the hang of it, it starts...
05-31-04, 08:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,435
Posted By The Terminator

Good choice, and welcome! I started to cycle...

Good choice, and welcome! I started to cycle last year when I was 39, male. It is the best thing that I have ever done for my health. My blood pressure has dropped tremendously, my weight is down...
05-31-04, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,973
Posted By The Terminator

Checked your blood pressure lately?

I had mine checked today, would you believe 114 over 75? My last ride was a 22 miler on Saturday. I am laying off the bike for today, family day and all that. Gee, not bad for a 40 year old fat...
05-31-04, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By The Terminator

Try this. They ship. You need to be sized for...

Try this. They ship. You need to be sized for your bike. I am 5-6, and I fit a 17 inch bike. Your size may vary. Try a local bike shop, they will sell a similar quality bike, in a similar price...
05-30-04, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By The Terminator

You sound like you are in the market for either a...

You sound like you are in the market for either a hybrid, or a good hard tailed mtb. I suggest the KHS Alite 300. It is a mtb that is good to beat around in the city with. Raleigh also makes a...
05-29-04, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,357
Posted By The Terminator

I have seen the little bikes at the bike shop. I...

I have seen the little bikes at the bike shop. I would go to Wally or someplace and get a 35 dollar bike. The kid is going to outgrow it before you can turn around. Save the bikeshop...
05-27-04, 06:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,267
Posted By The Terminator

Similar thing happened to me today, I was passing...

Similar thing happened to me today, I was passing a pedestrian, and some bozo gets halfway past me, and says,"on your left." He could see that was already passing someone, before he started to come...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-04, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,341
Posted By The Terminator

Thanks for the tip Bikeman. I'll wash them...

Thanks for the tip Bikeman. I'll wash them before I go to bed tonight. Most likely, I'll wash them in the washing machine tonight, on delicate, using about a spoon of detergent. I don't have...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-04, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,341
Posted By The Terminator

For those with pimples, sore butt, etc.

I too have had a problem with being saddle sore. I dropped my gel pad seat cover for a while, and found that I was equally as sore with or without it. Today, I took my first ride with a good pair...
05-20-04, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By The Terminator

15 Sunday 23 Tuesday 23 Today Yuh got me...

15 Sunday
23 Tuesday
23 Today

Yuh got me beat again, but what a good inspiration. You must be more physically fit than most of your friends. Sad to say, even with the shape that I am in, I...
05-20-04, 06:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By The Terminator

Good for you Denver! I have been feeling pretty...

Good for you Denver! I have been feeling pretty good for myself this week. Maybe a few more weeks of bi-daily 20's and I will consider stepping up to 20 every day that it is dry. Really, I just...
05-18-04, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By The Terminator

Don't forget to find a good bike shop, and meet...

Don't forget to find a good bike shop, and meet people who ride. The support from people you meet, and from having a good bike shop at your disposal can go a long way.
05-18-04, 07:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,192
Posted By The Terminator

It sounds like you are in great shape. I can do...

It sounds like you are in great shape. I can do 4 or 5 pushups. I have been working out for a couple of weeks, with dumbells, I am only using 20 pounds for curls, 3 sets of 10, but on the last set...
05-18-04, 06:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,192
Posted By The Terminator

I'll pat myself on the back today. I increased...

I'll pat myself on the back today. I increased my bi-daily ride to 20 miles today, 23 actually, and did it non-stop, save for a couple of road crossings, and one water drink which took about two...
05-18-04, 03:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,192
Posted By The Terminator

Denver, If you are pressing 215, you are out...

Denver,
If you are pressing 215, you are out pressing me. I don't know what I can do, but I know that it is not that much. I'll try in about 3 months, and see where I max at. Best -
05-16-04, 05:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,192
Posted By The Terminator

What are your fitness goals for the season?

For me, 5-6 Ht. 220 lbs., age 40, I would like to get below 200 lbs. I would also like to work up to a 30 mile every other day ride. I dropped 25 lbs last summer, on a shortened ride season. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-04, 02:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,191
Posted By The Terminator

Ouch! I am glad that your injuries were minor. ...

Ouch! I am glad that your injuries were minor. I think that you were very lucky to get the guy to pay for the wheel. I hate to do it, but I usually slow down and holler at people when they are...
05-12-04, 05:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 376
Posted By The Terminator

It felt so good, I must do it again tomorrow.

I have been starting slowly, and riding every other day. My first few rides this season have almost killed me. Monday was not bad, 15 slow miles with a fast finish, the finish was pretty rough on...
05-12-04, 05:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,341
Posted By The Terminator

Denver, My BP also dropped significantly...

Denver,

My BP also dropped significantly when I started riding on a regular basis. It is always either average or lower now days. I have been borderline high in the past, due to obesity, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-04, 08:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,855
Posted By The Terminator

[QUOTE=Thylacine]Yes, of course. It was the bike...

[QUOTE=Thylacine]Yes, of course. It was the bike that was a minute slower, not the rider. How could we be so stupid! So, if I buy a Trek, I'll be just like Lance, right?

QUOTE]

My point is...
05-10-04, 08:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,615
Posted By The Terminator

People who don't cycle don't understand. I know,...

People who don't cycle don't understand. I know, I spent 18 years of my adult life, not cycling, because I had no interest in it. These days, when people laugh, I laugh back because I think it is...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-04, 07:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,855
Posted By The Terminator

Tell that to Jan Ulrich. It looked to me like...

Tell that to Jan Ulrich. It looked to me like Bianchi was only a few seconds or so behind at the TDF last year. HMMMMM I guess that perception is reality.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-04, 06:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,855
Posted By The Terminator

I sure love my Bianchi. It is so cool with its...

I sure love my Bianchi. It is so cool with its matching Celeste striped tires, really neat. I hope to stay all Bianchi, and all Campy for a long time. I just like something that is different, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-04, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By The Terminator

For that reason, I have just about decided not to...

For that reason, I have just about decided not to go clipless. I may feel differently if I ever try it, but for now, I just don't see the need. I will max out at 20/22 miles every day or every...
05-06-04, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By The Terminator

He was doing it wrong.

While I was on my ride today, I reached my turn around point and noticed a large, heavy man sitting on a bench resting. I stopped to put my gloves on, so that my hands would feel better. We nodded,...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 370
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.